Junior Swine

YQCA

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


 

Junior Swine (August 6 – 9, 2018)

2018 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 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)

Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Junior Show Market Animal identification deadline (postmark):
Swine: Tuesday – May 8, 2018

Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Junior Show Crossbred Gilts/Non-Registered Junior Swine Breeding Stock identification deadline (postmark):
Swine: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Entry Deadlines:
June 6, 2018: Postmark for mailed entries
June 6, 2018 – 7 pm (Central Time): Online entries close at regular fees
June 13, 2018 – 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.

 


                                                       

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 ELIGIBILITY

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.

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 414.266.7000.


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 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