Fair dates

Events are open to 4-H and FFA members showing livestock, unless otherwise noted. Open fair means it is open to any 4-H or FFA member, who is a member in good standing. Closed Fair means it is open to only that County's 4-H & FFA members. See links below for additional information. This page will be updated when information becomes available.

Attention 4-H livestock project members of beef, dairy, goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep and swine!

You must have the certification of the Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance (MSMQA) if you plan on showing at most fairs in the state of Missouri, as well as the Missouri State Fair. You can do it online at http://www.agebb.missouri.edu/smqa/, or check with your local MU Extension office to see if they are offering an Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance program for your county.

 

 Missouri Calf Association Show dates, Click on the link and you will go to the Missouri Calf Association Show Web Site, with the dates of the shows there, from March thru May

 Missouri Club Lamb Breeders Show dates.  Click on the link and you will go to the Missouri Club Lamb Breeders Show Web Site, with the dates of the shows there, from May thru June.

 MPA Youth Show Pig Circuit Show dates.  Click on the link and you will go to the MPA Youth Show Pig Circuit Show Web Site, with the dates of the shows there, from May thru June.

 

 June 2017

June 3, 2017, Dent County Open Youth, The Commons, Hwy 72, Salem, MO.  Market Animal Jackpot Show, Hogs, Goats, Lambs, Steers. Entry Forms must be postmarked by Friday May 15, 2017.  For more Information contact, Bambi Merrifield, 573-729-2234, Marsha Fenton, 573-739-4563.  Call Sara Myers 573-453-6551 for camping reservation or questions.

Hog weigh-in start at 7 am, goats, lambs, and steers to follow.  Flyer, Entry Form and Rules.

June 10, 2017, Henry County Livestock Sale Committee MYSPC & MCLB Sanctioned Preview Show, Henry County Fair Grounds, 1004 E Sedalia Ave., Clinton, MO.  For more information contact Henry County Extension, 660-885-5556 or Jeff Harrelson, 660-620-7640.  Registration must by postmarked by June 1, 2017.  Flyer.

Saturday, June 10,2017

  • Check in 7 am-11 am (see Species)
  • Judging begins 10 am
  • 2 rings pigs at 10 am with Steers following
  • Goats at 10 am with lambs following goats.
  • Steers & Market Heifers, Check in 11 am
  • Pigs Check in 7-9 am
  • Market Lambs & Wether Dams Check in 8 am
  • Meat Goats Check-In 8 am

June 15-17, 2017, Gilman City Fair, Gilman City Fair Grounds, Gilman City, MO. All livestock shows are open to all 4-H & FFA members age 21 and under on the day of the show.  Registration fees per head, Goats $4, Cattle, $6, Sheep, $4, Hogs $4, all per head; and Rabbits $1 per Class  For more information contact Dan Chalfnat, Gilman City FFA, 660-876-5221.

Thursday, June 15, 2107

  • Sheep Registration, closes at 4:30 pm
  • Sheep Weighing starts at 4:30 pm
  • Sheep Show, 6 pm
  • Goat show immediately following sheep show
  • Goat Registration closes at 4:30 pm
  • Goat weighing starts at 4:30 pm

Friday, June 16, 2017

  • Hog Registration closes at 4:30 pm
  • Weighing of market hogs and crossbred gilts starts at 4:30 pm
  • Hog Show, 6 pm

Saturday, June 17, 2017

  • Rabbit Registration closes at 8:30 am
  • Rabbit Show, 9:30 am
  • Cattle Registration closes at 3:30 pm
  • Cattle Show 5 pm (NEW TIME)
  • Pet & Bicycle Parade sponsored by Gilman City Rebekka Lodge, 4 pm

June 16-25, 2017, Andrew County Fair, Andrew County Fair Grounds, Andrew County Fairgrounds, Savannah, MO.  For more information contact Andrew County Extensoin, 816-324-3147.  Andrew County Fair Web Page.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

  • Hog Show

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

  • Goat Show
  • Sheep Show

Thursday, June 22, 2017

  • Poultry Show
  • Rabbit Show
  • Beef Show

Sunday, June 25,2017

  • Horse Show

June 17-23, 2017, DeKalb County Fair, DeKalb County Livestock Pavilion & the June Conley Building, 701 East Main, Maysville, MO. Fair Book and Fair Schedule. For more information contact Brooke Ray, President, 816-724-0305 General Livestock Show Superintendents: Blaine Martin, 660-973-4580 and Brandi Ellis.  

  Saturday, June 17, 2017

  • Royalty Crowing, 9 am
  • Baby Show, 9 am
  • Parade, 11 am

Sunday, June 18, 2017

  • 4-H/FFA Open Horse Show Registration 8-9:30 am
  • 4-H/FFA Open Horse Show, 10 am, Brook Ray, Superintendent, 816-724-0305

Monday, June 19, 2017

  • Fairground Set-UP, 6 pm
  • Achievement Day/Conference Judging, 5-8 pm
  • Award Ceremony, 8 pm
  • 4-H Exhibits must be removed from the June Conley Building on Friday evening June 23rd by 8 pm

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

  • Beef Show Registration 4-5:30  pm
  • Beef Show, 6 pm, Scott Seabolt, Superintendent 816-985-3792

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

  • Fairground Set-Up Day 2, 1 pm

Thursday, June 22, 2017

  • Swine Show Registration 4-5:30 pm
  • Swine Show, 6 pm, Ronnie & Connie Cole, Superintendent, 816-724-0314

Friday, June 23, 2017

  • Sheep Show Registration 8-9:30 am
  • Sheep Show, 10 am, Lori Keller, Superintendent, 816-261-2165
  • Goat Show Registration 4-5:30 pm
  • Goat Show, 6 pm, Bob Harlow, Superintendent, 660-334-0251

Saturday, June 24, 2017

  • Fairground Clean-up, 10 am

June 23-27, 2017, Clinton County Fair, Clinton County Fair Grounds, Plattsburg, MO.  For more information contact Clinton County Extension, 816-539-3765 or Scott Adam, 816-539-2205.

July 2017

  July 5-8, 2017, Carroll County Fair, Carroll County Fairgrounds at Walnut Hills, Carrollton, MO.  Pre-Registration due no later than June 23, Late Fee will be applied after June 23, 2017.  Pre-Registration fees per head: Beef-$5.00, Swine-$3.50, Sheep & Goats-$2.50, Rabbits & Poultry-$1.  Late Fee registration per head: Beef-$10, Swine-$7, Sheep & Goats-$5, Rabbits & Poultry-$2.   Entry Form.  Fair Book.  For more information contact Carroll County Extension Office 660-542-1792 or Carisa O'Dell at 660-542-1792.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

  • Goat and Sheep Registration and Weigh-in, 7:30-8:30 am
  • Goat Show, 9 am, 
  • Sheep Show to follow Goat Show
  • Poultry and Rabbit Registration, 4:45-5:45 pm
  • Poultry and Rabbit Show, 6 pm

Thursday, July 6, 2017

  • Swine Registration and Weigh-in-7:30-8:30 am
  • Swine Show, 9 am

Friday, July 7, 2017

  • Cattle Registration and Weigh-in, 8-9 am
  • Dairy Show, Breeding Cattle Show and Market Show, 10 am

July 6, 7 & 8, 2017, Daviess County Junior Livestock Show, Dockery Park, Gallatin, MO.  For more information contact the Daviess County Extension, 660-663-3232. 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

  • Swine in Place, 4 pm
  • Swine Show, 5 pm
  • Pee Wee Show, 5:30 pm

Friday, July 7, 2017

  • Sheep in Place, 9 am
  • Sheep Show, 10 am
  • Goats in Place, Noon
  • Goat Show, 1 pm

Saturday, July 8, 2017

  • Rabbit, Poultry & Water Fowl Show, 9 am
  • Beef in Place, 4 pm
  • Beef Show, 5 pm
  • Beef Pee Wee Show, 5:30 pm
  • Whole Hog BBQ, 5:30-7 pm

 

  July 10-11, 2017, Gentry County Fair, Gentry County Fair Grounds, Albany, MO.  For more information contact Gentry County Extension, 660-726-5610.  

     Classes not listed in each species will be added at the discretion of the Superintendent. 

     No Intact males are shown.

     Grand Champion for each species, Male and Female will be awarded $100

     Reserve Champion for each species, Male and Female will be awarded $50.

     Gentry County Cattlemen will sponsor each species Showmanship classes.

     Gentry County 4-H council will sponsor a Lunch Stand for each day.

Monday, July 10, 2017

  • Beef check-in and weighing of Market Animals, 4 pm
  • Beef Show, 5 pm
  • Swine check-in and weighing of Market Animals, 4:45 pm
  • Swine Show, will start 30 minutes after the Beef Show

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

  • Sheep & Goats Check-in and weigh in,8 am
  • Weigh in of Market Animals 8:15 am
  • Sheep Show, 9 am
  • Goat Show will be 30 minutes after Sheep Show

July 11-13, 2017, Nodaway County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show, Nodaway County Community Building, 25669 Hawk Road, Maryville Memorial Airport, Maryville, MO. For more information contact Nodaway County Extension, 660-582-8101.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

  • Poultry Check-in, 4:30-5:30 pm
  • 4-H Small Animal Show Exhibition, 5:30-6 pm
  • Poultry Show, 6 pm
  • Rabbit Check-in, 5:30-6:30 pm
  • Rabbit Show following Poultry Show

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

  • Ham Check-in, 7-7:30 am
  • Swine Check-in 7-8 am
  • Ham Show 8 am
  • Swine Show 9 am
  • Goat Check-in 1-2 pm
  • Goat Show 3 pm
  • Sheep Check-in 4-5 pm
  • Sheep Show 6 pm

Thursday, July 13, 2017

  • Beef & Dairy Check-in 8-9 am
  • Beef & Dairy Show 10 am
  • Show order-Heifers, Dairy, Steers
  • Supper 5 pm
  • Sale starts (Nodaway County exhibitors only) 6 pm

 July 14-22, 2017, Linn County Fair, Linn County Fair Grounds, Brookfield, MO.  This is a closed show.

 July 14-21, 2017, Livingston County Fair, Livingston County Fair Grounds, 720 Vine Street,  Chillicothe, MO.  This is a closed show.

July 1,  15, 18-22, 2017, Mercer County Fair, Mercer County Fair Grounds. Princeton, MO.  For more information contact Mercer County Extension, 660-748-3315.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

  • NWMTPA Tractor Pull

Saturday, July 15, 2017

  • Community Breakfast-lower grounds-8-10 am
  • Corn Hole Tournament, registration-lower grounds-12 pm
  • Corn Hole Tournament-lower grounds-1 pm
  • Dunk Tank-lower grounds-1 pm
  • Live Music-Sam Banks-lower grounds 3 pm
  • Cook-off Judging-lower grounds-5 pm
  • Live Band-Hired Gun-lower grounds-7 pm

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

  • Exhibit Entry-5-6 pm
  • 4-H Conference Judging, Open Class Exhibit judging-5-6 pm
  • Talent Show registration-5:30 pm
  • Fair Royalty, Talent Show to follow-upper grounds-6 pm
  • Carnival-6-10 pm

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

  • Rabbit Show registration-8 am
  • Rabbit show-10 am
  • Poultry Show registration-12-1 pm
  • Poultry Show-1 pm
  • Pet Show registration-6 pm
  • Pet Show-upper grounds-6:30 pm
  • Carnival-6-10 pm

Thursday, July 20, 2017

  • Hog Show Registration-1-4 pm
  • Hog Show-5 pm
  • Carnival-6-10 pm

Friday, July 21, 2017

  • Sheep/Goat registration-1-3 pm
  • Sheep Show, Goat Show to Follow-4 pm
  • Mini Super Farmer (ages 6-12 year), Super Farmer to follow (ages 13 & up)-lower grounds-6 pm
  • Carnival-6-10 pm

Saturday, July 22, 2017

  • Beef Show registration-8-9 am
  • Beef Show-10 am
  • Horse Workshop-lower grounds-1:30 pm
  • Ice Cream Social-5 pm
  • Youth Livestock Auction-6 pm
  • Carnival-6-10 pm

July 8 & July 20 & 21, 2017, Caldwell County Fair, Caldwell County Fair Grounds, Kingston, MO, and Horse Show, Stage Coach Park, Polo, Missouri.  For more information contact Shelli Eitel, 816-284-1622.

 Clover Kids are not permitted to show in any Caldwell County Fair Show Class.  4-H age is the 4-H member's age as of January 1, 2017 and they are considered that age until they re-enroll for the next year's 4-H enrollment, after September 1, 2017.  Clover Kids may show in the Pee Wee Class for Sheep, Goat, Swine and Beef Show.  

Exhibitors must be 4-H or FFA members enrolled in the respective livestock project and in good standing in their Missouri 4-H club or Missouri FFA Chapter from any Missouri County.

Saturday, July 8,2017 (Rain Date July 23, 2017)

  • Horse Show Check-in, 8:45 am
  • Horse Show, 9:30 am

Thursday, July 20, 2017

  • Crowing of Queen, 5 pm, Contact Person, Becky Bowen
  • Goat & Sheep check-in by 5 pm
  • Goat Show, 6 pm
  • Sheep Show Immediately after the  Goat Show

Friday, July 21, 2017

  • Beef check-in 8 am
  • Beef Show, 9 am
  • Ag Mechanics Show, 10 am
  • Swine in place and Check-in by 4 pm
  • Swine show, 5 pm

July 23, 27, 28 & 29, 2017, Jamesport Junior Livestock Show, Jamesport City Park & Leroy Gardner Family property-formerly Jamesport Saddle Club Grounds, Jamesport, MO.  For more information contact  Amy Holder, Jamesport FFA Advisor,  660-684-6118 or Ryan Ranes, 660-663-5226.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

  • Jamesport Junior Livestock Youth Only Horse Show,10 am-Leroy Gardner Family property-formerly Jamesport Saddle Club Grounds
  • Jamesport Junior Livestock Youth Only Horse Show, 11 am-Leroy Gardner Family property-formerly Jamesport Saddle Club Grounds

Thursday, July 27, 2017

  • Sheep in place, 8 am
  • Sheep show, 9 am
  • Goats in Place, 8 am
  • Goat Show will follow Sheep show
  • Rabbits in Place, 8 am, Shelter House
  • Rabbit Show, 9 am, Shelter House
  • Poultry in place, 10 am, Shelter House
  • Poultry Show, 11 am, Shelter House

Friday, July 28, 2017

  • Hogs in place and checked in, 7:30 am
  • Swine Show, 9 am
  • 4-H Ice Cream Social, 6 pm

Saturday, July 29, 2017

  • Parade, 10 am, Wayne Scott, 660-646-9099
  • Beef Cattle in place, 1 pm
  • Baby Show registration, 3 pm, City Park
  • Baby Show, 3:30 pm, City Park
  • FFA Barbeque, 4:30 pm, Shelter House
  • Beef Show, 5 pm

 

August 2017

 

August 1-5, 2017, North Central Missouri Fair, North Central Missouri Fair Grounds, Trenton, MO.   For more information contact Blake Baugher, Livestock superintendent, 660-359-7091

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

  • Fair Parade
  • Swine registration & Arrival between 8 am & 8 pm

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

  • Swine Show, 9 am

Thursday, August 3, 2017

  • Rabbit and Poultry arrive,7-8 am
  • Rabbit and Poultry Show, 9 am
  • Dairy Cattle arrive and register by 12 pm
  • Dairy Show, 1 pm
  • Goats arrive and register between 8 am-8 pm
  • Weigh-in all market animals 8 pm
  • Sheep arrive and register between 8 am-8 pm
  • Weigh-in all market animals 8 pm

Friday, August 4, 2017

  • Sheep Show, 9 am
  • Beef Cattle arrive and register between 8 am-8 pm
  • Goat show will immediately following Sheep Show

Saturday, August 5, 2017

  • Beef Show, 9 am

 

August 10-20, 2017, Missouri State Fair, Missouri State Fair Grounds, Sedalia, MO.  For more information contact Missouri State Fair at 660-530-5600 or 800-422-FAIR (3247) or mostatefair@mda.mo.gov.

August 31-September 4, 2017, Northwest Missouri State Fair, Northwest Missouri State Fair Grounds,800 South 8th Street,  Bethany, MO.  For more information contact Northwest Missouri State Fair, 660-425-6951.

 September 2017

August 31-September 4, 2017, Northwest Missouri State Fair, Northwest Missouri State Fair Grounds,800 South 8th Street,  Bethany, MO.  For more information contact Northwest Missouri State Fair, 660-425-6951.

September 28-October 1, 2017, Aksarben Stock Show, Fonner Park, Nebraska State Fair Grounds, 700 E Stolly Park Road, Grand Island, Nebraska.  For more information contact Aksarben Stock Show, 402-554-9600.  Entries & Dna are due by June 1, 2017.

October 2017

September 28-October 1, 2017, Aksarben Stock Show, Fonner Park, Nebraska State Fair Grounds, 700 E Stolly Park Road, Grand Island, Nebraska.  For more information contact Aksarben Stock Show402-554-9600.  Entries & Dna are due by June 1, 2017.

October 17-29, 2016, American Royal, Livestock Shows,  American Royal Complex, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO. For more information, contact http://www.americanroyal.com/. 816-221-9800.

October 31, 2017-Nov. 1-16, 2017, North American International Livestock Exposition, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY. For more information, contact  http://www.livestockexpo.org

November 2017

October 31, 2017-Nov. 1-16, 2017, North American International Livestock Exposition, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY. For more information, contact  http://www.livestockexpo.org

January 2018

Jan. 6-21, 2018,  National Western Stock Show, National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver Co. For more information contact National Western Stock Show,  330-297-1166 or http://www.nationalwestern.com.

Jan 12 - Feb 3, 2018, Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, 3400 Burnett-Tandy Drive, Forth Worth, TX.  For more information contact Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, 816-877-2400 or https://www.fwssr.com/