Plan to exhibit a livestock animal at the 2016 State Fair of Texas?
The sections below contain useful information about showing your exhibit at the State Fair. Be sure to bookmark this page and visit it often as update are made regularly.
Exhibitor Handbook – Presented by Purple Circle and The Showbox
The livestock Exhibitor Handbook includes all contest and show rules for the 2016 State Fair.
Entry Applications & Worksheets
Skillathon Study Guides
The Sheraton Dallas is once again serving as the official host hotel for all State Fair of Texas livestock exhibitors. For exclusive rate specials, directions and contact information, visit the host hotel page.
Exhibiting livestock at the State Fair? Use the following maps and unloading directions to make the drop-off process easy.
All Animals and Trailers
- Exit 49B (Dolphin Rd.) off I-30
- Enter Gate 15 the entire 24-day run of the State Fair
Livestock Exhibitor Parking
- Livestock exhibitor parking lot located on Bank Street (access from Haskell Ave.).
- Vehicle passes valid for vehicle only.
- Admission pass required for each person.
Frequently Asked Questions
Judges participating in the 2016 State Fair will be announced as commitments are made.
Results from 2015 State Fair livestock shows, contests and auction will be posted as soon as they become available.
Residual Avoidance Program
Information regarding the Residual Avoidance Program will be posted as soon as it becomes available.