Junior Livestock

2019 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification

Beginning in 2019, all Wisconsin State Fair DNA identification requirements for Beef, Sheep and Swine (market and non-registered breeding stock) must be submitted by May 17th to Wisconsin State Fair (DNA Hair) or to Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (DNA Tissue). To read more click here

To purchase 840 eartags or DNA hair kits from Wisconsin State Fair click here


Wisconsin State Fair is pleased to continue the national certification program “Youth for the Quality Care of Animals” (YQCA). Completion of the program will be required for all youth who exhibit animal projects (Beef, Dairy, Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep and Swine) at the 2019 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Shows.



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 animal-based youth organization by March 1st of the current year.

For 2019 the following youth organizations are approved for exhibitors showing in animal shows:
Wisconsin 4-H
Wisconsin FFA

Junior exhibitors will submit all entry information and fees directly to State Fair either online or via the mail. Questions regarding entering the 2019 Wisconsin State Fair can be emailed to: entryoffice@wistatefair.com or call 414.266.7000.

Junior Beef (August 5 – 8, 2019)

Junior Beef Information




                                                         Junior Dairy (July 31 – August 4, 2019)

Junior Dairy Information




Junior Goats (July 31 – August 4, 2019)

Junior Goats




Junior Poultry (August 7 – 9, 2019)

Junior Poultry



Junior Rabbits (July 31 – August 2, 2019)

Junior Rabbits




Junior Sheep (August 5 – 8, 2019)

Junior Sheep




Junior Swine (August 5 – 8, 2019)

Junior Swine





Exhibitors will be able to pay Youth Center fees with their Junior online entries (the Youth Center is listed under “Department”). 

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 April 10 – August 14).
Our mailing address is:
Wisconsin State Fair
Entry/Agriculture Department
640 S 84th St
West Allis WI 53214
Fax Number (Prior to Fair): 414.266.7057