Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions is this Saturday
August 16, 2012, Sedalia, MO – The Missouri State Fair will celebrate Youth in Agriculture Day Saturday, Aug. 18. The annual Sale of Champions is a highlight of the day, with money raised benefiting Missouri youth involved in agriculture.
Wayne Yokley, Chairman of the Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Committee, and Superintendent of the Sale of Champions, said the Sale’s success is credited due to the support from our Youth in Agriculture sponsors. Proceeds from the Sale go to the exhibitors and to Youth in Agriculture scholarships. Since 1992, the Youth in Agriculture Committee has awarded scholarships totaling close to $300,000.
This year the Sale will begin at 3 p.m. in the Lowell Mohler Assembly Hall, and will be broadcast via the internet by Live Auctions TV. The Sale will also be aired live and on the internet by radio station KMMO AM 1300, a Marshall station.
The 2012 Missouri State Fair is currently underway in Sedalia and will run through Sunday, Aug. 19. For more information, visit www.mostatefair.com, or call 1-800-422-FAIR (3247). The Fair is also on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube.