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State Fair Premium Guide Now Available Online Exhibitors encouraged to enter via online portal Missouri State Fair exhibitors interested in competing at the State Fair this year can now access the Premium Guide, a comprehensive tool for State Fair exhibitors, on the Fair’s website, mostatefair.com. The Premium Guide includes important rules and regulations for the Fair’s … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair Premium Guide and Exhibitor Camping Info”

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(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced today that 40 youth, selected from Missouri 4-H and FFA State Fair exhibitors, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair and the Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee. These students are seeking higher education at a Missouri university/college. “Cultivating Missouri agriculture youth is at the … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair Awards Scholarships to 4-H and FFA Youth”

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“Our Missouri Celebration” August 12-22, 2021 State Fair staff and superintendents are making plans to bring back a traditional Missouri State Fair, Aug. 12-22, in Sedalia. A compete line up of livestock shows and competitive exhibits, concerts, motorsports events, rodeo and bull riding, vendors and concessionaires, carnival midway, special events and more is in the … Continue reading “Join “Our Missouri Celebration,” Aug 12-22 in Sedalia”

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The Missouri State Fair recently celebrated many honors at the 2020 International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) virtual convention. Among the awards received included the prestigious Agriculture Judges’ Choice Award for the new first-time exhibitor grant program. The program was facilitated and in partnership with the Missouri State Fair Foundation. The Agriculture Judges’ Choice Award is selected among all … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair Wins Big at IAFE Virtual Convention”

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The Missouri State Fair and the Youth in Agriculture Committee are accepting applications for Youth in Agriculture scholarships for Missouri high school seniors graduating in 2021. The application form can be found on the Fair’s website. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by February 1, 2021. Applicants must submit … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarship Applications Now Available”