Entry Deadlines Are Approaching for Missouri State Fair Exhibitors

The Missouri State Fair starts in 43 days, and time is ticking down to enter Fair shows and contests! Below are the upcoming deadlines for some of the shows and contests the Fair offers.
Entry Deadlines:

  • July 8: 4-H/FFA & Open Livestock Entries, 4-H/ FFA Horse Show and Equine entries by 5 p.m.
  • July 8: Draft Horse Hitches
  • July 15: Queen Contest
  • July 19: Fine Arts: Missouri Junior Top 50, Photography, Porcelain, Amateur/Professional
  • July 19: Home Economics: All Entries
  • July 22: Opening Day Parade Entries by 5 p.m.
  • July 25: Agriculture: Country Hams, Mild Cured Ham, Bacon, Sausage, Snack Sticks & Jerky by 5 p.m.
  • July 29: Horseshoe Pitching
  • July 31: Agriculture: Dairy Products
  • August 1: Truck and Tractor Pulls & Barbecue Contest
  • August 5: Agriculture: Apiculture by 5 p.m.
  • August 6: Agriculture: Horticulture by 5 p.m.

Those interested in entering competitions can find rules and class information and the link to enter in the online Premium Guide, a comprehensive tool for State Fair exhibitors, sponsored by Midwest Dairy.

Deadline to enter: The deadline for livestock entries is July 8 by 5 p.m. All livestock entries, including both online and paper entries, must be submitted prior by that time. No late livestock entries will be accepted after that time and date.