Competition Updates



Beef Cattle Carcass Show:

The Missouri Red Angus Association will award $500 to the overall Grand Champion “On-The-Rail” and $250 for the overall Reserve Champion “On-The-Rail” if the steer is a registered Red Angus.

Entry Deadlines:

The livestock entry deadline is June 30, 2017 (July 1 is a Saturday this year).

Entry Forms:

Entry forms for Missouri State Fair competitions/contests will be available starting May 10.

Feed and Bedding Policy:

Exhibitors and event promoters must bring their own feed and bedding during the 2017 Fair. The Fair will not provide a feed and bedding contractor on grounds to service exhibitors.

Livestock Exhibitor Camping:

Livestock Exhibitor Camping forms will be available on the livestock exhibitor camping page starting at 9 am on May 1.

Livestock Parking, Gate 4 (Blue):

Due to limited parking in the Gate 4 (Blue) Lot A parking area, the purchase of parking hangtags will be limited to 2 per exhibitor and must be purchased with entries.  All other vehicles must park in general parking.  Vehicles parked illegally or in a disorderly fashion will be towed at owner’s expense. 

Show Dates:

  • Cowboy Mounted Shooting – All day event, Aug 11
  • Horseshoe Pitching Contest – moved to first weekend, Aug 12-13
  • Queen Pageant – Interviews, Aug 9; Speech/Talent, Evening Gown & Coronation, Aug 10

New Superintendents:

  • Agriculture Building – Alan Clements
  • 4-H Building – Teresa Bishop
  • Draft Horse Show – Robert Sparrow
  • Gypsy Horse Show – Randy Conklin
  • Horticulture – Catherine Bohnert
  • Pony Pull – Robert Thompson