Junior Livestock

JUNIOR ELIGIBILITY

Youth Organization Membership: Wisconsin Youth Organizations interested in offering members an opportunity to participate in the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior livestock shows must submit an application to Wisconsin State Fair for approval by January 16, 2017.

Animal Shows Age Requirements:  Participation in the Wisconsin State Fair Junior animal shows (beef, sheep, swine, dairy, goats, poultry and rabbits) is open to any boy or girl 12-19 years of age as of January 1st of the current year.  Youth must be an active/participating member in good standing of a bona fide, adult-supervised Wisconsin youth organization by March 1st of the current year.

Junior exhibitors will submit all entry information and fees directly to State Fair either online or via the mail. Questions regarding entering the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair can be emailed to: entryoffice@wistatefair.com or call 414.266.7000.


YOUTH CENTER

Exhibitors will be able to send in payment for their Youth Center fees with their entries (located directly on the Entry Forms) or with Junior online entries (the Youth Center is listed under the “Department” options. 


Junior Beef (August 7 – 10, 2017)

2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification

Youth interested in showing Junior Market Beef OR Commercial Heifers/Non-Registered Junior Show Beef Breeding stock animals at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective Wisconsin State Fair eligibility deadlines.  To read more click here

To obtain a DNA/RFID request form available on the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium website click here (Note: you are leaving the Wisconsin State Fair website)

Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Market Beef Identification Deadline (postmark):
Beef: Monday – February 13, 2017

Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Commercial Heifer/Non-Registered Junior Show Beef Breeding Stock identification deadline (postmark):
Beef: Wednesday, June TBA, 2017

Entry Deadlines:
June 7, 2017: Postmark for mailed entries
June 7, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Online entries close at regular fees
June 14, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Late online entries with late fees close

Note! Junior Exhibitors can register for the Youth Center with their online entries (the Youth Center is listed under the “Department” options).  Please note: printed entry forms cannot be scanned and emailed in place of online entries.

 


                                                         Junior Dairy (August 2 – 6, 2017)

Entry Deadlines:
June 7, 2017: Postmark for mailed entries
June 7, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Online entries close at regular fees
June 14, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Late online entries with late fees close

Note! Junior Exhibitors can register for the Youth Center with their online entries (the Youth Center is listed under the “Department” options).  Please note: printed entry forms cannot be scanned and emailed in place of online entries.


Junior Goats (August 2 – 6, 2017)

Entry Deadlines:
June 7, 2017: Postmark for mailed entries
June 7, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Online entries close at regular fees
June 14, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Late online entries with late fees close

Note! Junior Exhibitors can register for the Youth Center with their online entries (the Youth Center is listed under the “Department” options).  Please note: printed entry forms cannot be scanned and emailed in place of online entries.

 


Poultry

Junior Poultry (August 9 – 11, 2017)

Entry Deadlines:
June 7, 2017: Postmark for mailed entries
June 7, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Online entries close at regular fees
June 14, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Late online entries with late fees close

Note! Junior Exhibitors can register for the Youth Center with their online entries (the Youth Center is listed under the “Department” options).  Please note: printed entry forms cannot be scanned and emailed in place of online entries.


Junior Rabbits (August 2 – 4, 2017)jr rabbit

Entry Deadlines:
June 7, 2017: Postmark for mailed entries
June 7, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Online entries close at regular fees
June  14, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Late online entries with late fees close

 

Note! Junior Exhibitors can register for the Youth Center with their online entries (the Youth Center is listed under the “Department” options).  Please note: printed entry forms cannot be scanned and emailed in place of online entries.

 


Junior Sheep (August 7 – 10, 2017)

2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification

Youth interested in showing Junior Market Sheep OR Wether Type Ewes & Rams/Non-Registered Junior Show Sheep Breeding stock animals at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective Wisconsin State Fair eligibility deadlines.  To read more click here

To obtain a DNA/RFID request form available on the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium website click here (Note: you are leaving the Wisconsin State Fair website)

Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Junior Show Market Animal identification deadline (postmark):
Sheep: Monday – May 8, 2017

Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Junior Show Wether Type Ewes & Rams/Non-Registered Junior Show Sheep Breeding Stock identification deadline (postmark):
Sheep: Wednesday, June TBA, 2017

The Junior Sheep Performance Division will use ultra-sound technology and therefore is a non-terminal show. Performance Weigh In Dates for 2017 are May TBA, 2017.
Wisconsin State Fair Junior Sheep Performance Division Information

Entry Deadlines:
June 7, 2017: Postmark for mailed entries
June 7, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Online entries close at regular fees
June 14, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Late online entries with late fees close

Note! Junior Exhibitors can register for the Youth Center with their online entries (the Youth Center is listed under the “Department” options).  Please note: printed entry forms cannot be scanned and emailed in place of online entries.

 


Junior Swine (August 7 – 10, 2017)

2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification

Youth interested in showing Junior Market Swine OR Junior Show Crossbred Gilts/Non-Registered Swine Breeding stock animals at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective Wisconsin State Fair eligibility deadlines.  To read more click here

To obtain a DNA/RFID request form available on the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium website click here (Note: you are leaving the Wisconsin State Fair website)

Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Junior Show Market Animal identification deadline (postmark):
Swine: Monday – May 8, 2017

Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Junior Show Crossbred Gilts/Non-Registered Junior Swine Breeding Stock identification deadline (postmark):
Swine: Wednesday, June TBA, 2017

Entry Deadlines:
June 7, 2017: Postmark for mailed entries
June 7, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Online entries close at regular fees
June 14, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Late online entries with late fees close

Note! Junior Exhibitors can register for the Youth Center with their online entries (the Youth Center is listed under the “Department” options).  Please note: printed entry forms cannot be scanned and emailed in place of online entries.


Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction

 


Other Junior Forms/Information


Questions regarding entering Wisconsin State Fair can be emailed to: entryoffice@wistatefair.com
or call 414.266.7000 (main line) or 414.266.7052 (Entry Office from May 15 – August 18).
Our mailing address is:
Wisconsin State Fair
Entry/Agriculture Department
640 S 84th St
West Allis WI 53214
Fax Number (Prior to Fair): 414.266.7007