What’s New

NEW KIDS “I AM MISSOURI AGRICULTURE” POSTER CONTEST

New poster contest just for kids! Bring poster to the Fair Saturday, Aug 22 for judging. Click here for more information.

NEW MISSOURI STATE FAIR HIGH ROLLER CLASSIC

Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car National Tour Series Sunday, Aug 23
Click here for information.

NEW LET’S TALK LIVESTOCK DEMONSTRATIONS

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Missouri 4-H and FFA youth exhibitors will offer educational demonstrations to the public about raising and showing their prize-winning livestock. More information to come.

NEW FARM FAMILY TRIBUTE EXHIBIT
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Special permanent exhibit will honor 2015 Missouri Farm Families! Located just west of the Historic Administration Building on Main St. Exhibit sponsored by University of Missouri Extension and donated in part by WB Young Co. of Marshall

NEW SHOW OFF SPOTS

The Missouri State Fair is the perfect place to show off! Be on the look out for our five new “Show Off Spots” located in various locations on the fairgrounds. Hope up on the spot and tell a joke, sing a song, make a funny face, do a dance, etc. Get caught showing off by a member of our staff for a chance to win a prize courtesy of Bimbo Bakeries USA!

NEW ONLINE COMPETITION REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
New and upcoming this year, the Missouri State Fair will be accepting online entries along with payment and online registration for vendor input. The online entry process will be fast, easy and save you time.

This new feature will allow exhibitors to register and submit their entries along with their payment by the use of any easy online portal. Group entries will be an option for parents, teachers, club leaders, coordinators and advisors to submit entries for multiple exhibitors.

Exhibitors are encouraged to enter online rather than mailing forms. Online registration is encrypted for your security concerns and is there to help protect your personal information.

NEW LIVESTOCK CAMPING RESERVATION PROCEDURE
A livestock entry will no longer be required at the time of submission of camping reservation form. Livestock camping forms will be available May 1, 2015. Camping rules have been updated. Please click here for a complete listing of camping rules.

2015 COMPETITION UPDATES
Updated information on competitive and livestock entries including:
New Superintendents
New Competitions/Classes
Updates for 4-H/FFA Livestock, Hams, Steers, Market Animals
Click here for Competition Updates page

NEW PHOTOGRAPHY DIVISION IN FLORICULTURE DEPARTMENT – FOUR CLASSES OFFERED

  1. Single Bloom—The photograph’s main focus should be of one single bloom.
  2. Multi Bloom—The photograph’s main focus should be of multiple blooms.
  3. Landscape –The photograph’s main focus should be of a landscape or garden.
  4. Insects—The photograph’s main focus should be of an insect.

Rules and information available here