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Planning for the 2015 Nebraska State Fair is currently underway. Take a look at what happened at the 2014 Nebraska State Fair!
2014 Fair Livestock Rules and Requirements

View information that applies to all Open Class, 4-H and FFA livestock shows.


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 - Click Here


2014 Open Class Entry Information

Entry Information for Livestock / Llama & Alpaca / Poultry / Pigeons


How to Enter Online:

Click here to Enter Online (strongly preferred)

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, 2014.  A credit or debit card is required to submit entries.

Click here to submit entries for all 4-H and FFA shows.



Open Class Herdsmanship


 4-H / FFA Herdsmanship


2014 Livestock Schedule

Arrival / Dismissal Schedule

Livestock Show Schedule


2014 Department of Ag - Elite Showmanship Competition (4-H & FFA)

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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