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Livestock / Horses


2013 Rules / Requirements


General Information



General Rules and Regulations


                FFA & 4-H General Rules



                Youth Dairy Rules      


IAFE National Code of Show Ring Ethics

Exhibitors are expected to act with honesty and good sportsmanship. This Code of Ethics applies to Junior as well as Open Class Exhibitors who compete in structured classes of competition.


Health Requirements


2013 Open Class Entry Information

Entry Information for Livestock / Horse / Poultry / Pigeons


Online Entry Guidelines

Exhibitors are encouraged to enter online rather than by mail. The process saves postage, is faster and less prone to entry errors.


4-H & FFA Online Entries

4-H and FFA exhibitors and their families are responsible for submitting all entries online this year.  Registration opens on July 1.  All entries must be submitted no later than 11:59 Central Time on August 10, 2013.  A credit or debit card is required to submit entries.

Click here, to enter online.

Click here to view stalling information.



 Open Class Herdsmanship


 4-H / FFA Herdsmanship

Check-In Trailer Information

All Livestock Exhibitors, except Equine, must enter the Nebraska State Fair by first coming to the Check in Trailer, which is located on Stolley Park Road, in Brunks Lot, across from the South Entrance Gate to the complex. You MUST access Stolley Park Road from Stuhr Road. Click here for map.

All Exhibitors must come to the check in trailer prior to entering the grounds, to receive Parking Passes, Exhibitor Badges, and Tickets. DO NOT try to enter the grounds without coming to the Check In Trailer FIRST.

Livestock Check-In Trailer Hours

2014 Livestock / Horse Schedules


Arrival / Dismissal Schedule

Livestock Show Schedule

Horse Show Schedule


2013 Department of Ag - Elite Showmanship Competition

Department of Ag - Elite Showmanship

Bosselman Conference Center, Swine Arena, & Five Points Bank Arena

Contest is open to both 4-H and FFA competitors; however, there may be only one exhibitor per county

Each participant must be at least 14 years of age to be eligible to show. Contest will include: a written test, beef showmanship, sheep showmanship, swine showmanship and interview. In small group rounds, exhibitors will be judged on their ability to effectively present the animal and conduct an interview about the species.

Schedule     Rules     Structure of Event


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