Junior Sheep

New for 2018! Wisconsin State Fair is pleased to announce implementation of the new, 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 2018 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Shows. To read more click here

 

Deadlines:
May 8, 2018: Postmark for Junior Market Sheep identification through WLIC
May 12 & 19, 2018: Junior Sheep Performance Division Sites
June 6, 2018: YQCA Certification Deadline
June 6, 2018: Postmark for Junior Show Wether Type Ewes/Non-Registered Junior Show Sheep Breeding Stock DNA Identification through WLIC
June 6, 2018: Postmark for mailed entries and mailed Youth Center Reservations
June 6, 2018 – 7 pm (Central Time): Online entries and Youth Center Reservations close at regular fees
June 13, 2017 – 7 pm (Central Time): Late online entries with late fees close

Junior Sheep Entry Information
Junior Rules and Regulations (ALL JUNIOR EXHIBITORS MUST READ)
Online Entries Available in mid-April
Junior Sheep Entry Form Available in mid-April (Print out and mail with payment) Postmark Deadline: June 6, 2018Junior Exhibitors can register for the Youth Center on the printed out entry form or with online entries (the Youth Center is listed under “Department”)! Please note: printed entry forms cannot be scanned and emailed in place of online entries.

Junior Sheep Barn Stalling (Available in late July)

 

Youth interested in showing Junior Market Sheep OR Wether Type Ewes/Non-Registered Junior Show Sheep Breeding stock animals at the 2018 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)

 

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 “Department”). 

Youth Center Rules and Regulations (All Youth and Adult Facilitators staying in the Youth Center must read)
Youth Center Health Certificate (Youth) Junior Exhibitors can mail the Health Certificate with entries or upload with online entries. Any certificates not submitted with entries must faxed to 414.266.7057 (Attention Agriculture Department) by July 15th.
Youth Center Adult Facilitator (Junior Show) Request Form/Health Certificate. Any adults wishing to be considered as an Adult Facilitator MUST submit the attached form (print out and mail) no later than June 6, 2018. Please note: Adult Facilitator fees CANNOT be combined on one check with Junior Exhibitor entry fees or Junior Exhibitor Youth Center fees.  Adult Facilitator fees MUST be paid separately.

 

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 2018 the following youth organizations are approved for exhibitors showing in Junior Sheep shows:
Wisconsin 4-H
Wisconsin FFA
Wisconsin Junior Southdown Association
Junior exhibitors will submit all entry information and fees directly to State Fair either online or via the mail. Questions regarding entering the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair can be emailed to: entryoffice@wistatefair.com or call 414.266.7000MAP to Gates 9 and 5
Junior Rules and Regulations (ALL JUNIOR EXHIBITORS MUST READ)
2018 Junior Judges (Available July 3)
Pre-Fair Feed and Bedding Order Form (Available in July)
Non-Owned Animal Show Waiver
Youth Center Menu (Subject to Change)
Judge Nomination FormYouth Organization Membership: Wisconsin Youth Organizations interested in offering members an opportunity to participate in the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair Junior livestock shows must submit an application to Wisconsin State Fair for approval by January 16, 2018.
GOVERNOR’S BLUE RIBBON LIVESTOCK AUCTION
Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Website
Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation Scholarship Press Release
Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation Scholarship Application


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 18).
Our mailing address is:
Wisconsin State Fair
Entry/Agriculture Department
640 S 84th St
West Allis WI 53214
Fax Number (Prior to Fair): 414.266.7057