Missouri State Fair Pepsi Grandstand Lineup Announced
Tickets go on sale through Ticketmaster June 16
April 2, 2014
The Missouri State Fair will once again host outstanding entertainment in the Pepsi Grandstand, Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce announced today in conjunction with Fair Director Mark Wolfe. For the 112th Fair, the Pepsi Grandstand will feature eight music shows and three motorsports events. The concerts include performances by Jake Owen, Sara Evans, Joan Jett and MercyMe.
Gov. Nixon announces Florida Georgia Line will play at 2014 Missouri State Fair
Other acts to be announced soon for the 112th Fair, to be held Aug. 7-17 in Sedalia
March 24, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon today announced the first of the acts coming to Sedalia for the 2014 Missouri State Fair in August. The award-winning country music duo Florida Georgia Line will play in the Pepsi Grandstand the evening of Aug. 13. This year marks the 112th Missouri State Fair.
Missouri State Fair Scholarships Awarded to 4-H and FFA Youth
Recipients to be recognized at State FFA Convention in April
March 24, 2014
Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced today that 38 youth, selected from Missouri 4-H and FFA, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Foundation Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee. These students are seeking higher education in agriculture-related fields, and will receive their scholarships Friday, April 25, during the annual State FFA Convention in Columbia.
Missouri State Fair Offering Internships for Summer Employment
January 8, 2014
College students interested in gaining work experience in the fields of marketing, public relations, journalism and agricultural communication have until Feb. 28 to apply for summer internship positions with the Missouri State Fair.
Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarship Deadline Feb. 1
January 7, 2014
The Feb. 1 deadline is approaching for high school seniors interested in applying for a Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarship. Thirty $1,000 scholarships sponsored by the Youth in Agriculture committee, seven $1,000 scholarships sponsored by the Missouri State Fair Foundation and one $2,500 supreme scholarship sponsored by Sydenstricker John Deere of Missouri/Sydenstricker Angus Genetics, are being awarded to qualified applicants pursuing higher education degrees in the field of agriculture.
Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarship Applications Now Available
November 14, 2013
The Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship application, for Missouri High School seniors graduating in 2014, is now available online at www.mostatefair.com/youth-in-agriculture. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by February 1, 2014.
Attendance trending upward for Missouri State Fair
October 28, 2013
Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced today an attendance of 366,218 at this year’s 11 day event. The figure reflects an increase of more than three percent from last year, and an upward trend in attendance since Wolfe assumed his position in 2009. This positive direction has had a ripple effect on the Fair’s revenue generating streams, including the campground and carnival operations, helping to put the State Fair on a more solid financial footing.