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Volunteer Opportunities

Participate in a Texas tradition. Volunteer today.

The State Fair livestock department has several volunteer committees that play an integral part in the success of the annual event. The volunteer committees are always looking for new members and there are numerous ways to help both during the Fair and year-round.

Our committees offer rewarding outcomes and networking opportunities for individuals interested in the ongoing fortification of the State Fair’s scholarship program.

The State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Program is open to eligible high school seniors who participate in State Fair livestock shows and to outstanding students attending the following Fair Park-area high schools: Lincoln, James Madison, North Dallas, Woodrow Wilson and the Irma L. Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School.

For more information or to apply for a volunteer committee position, contact the State Fair livestock office at 214-421-8723 or by email at auction@bigtex.com.

Auction Committee

The auction committee is a fundraising group supporting the Youth Livestock Auction of Champions and the State Fair  scholarship fund. The committee, manned totally by volunteers, dedicates its time and energy to raise scholarship dollars for distribution to Texas students.

Sporting Clay Tournament Committee

The Sporting Clay committee is fully comprised of volunteers and dedicates its time and energy to organize and produce the annual April sporting clay charity tournament. Each year, this special event raises more than $70,000 in scholarship dollars during this single day event.

Big Tex Golf Classic Committee

The Big Tex Golf Classic committee, like that of the Sporting Clay tournament, is an all-volunteer committee that comes together to organize and produce the annual September charity golf tournament. Each year, the tournament raises more than $90,000 for the State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Program.

Pan-American Committee

In addition to acting as liaisons to international guests during our open shows; this committee offers a wide variety of opportunities for involvement during the Fair.

Youth Educational Activities Committee

Focusing on Youth Development activities such as our Ag Awareness Day, this committee provides assistance in a variety of areas promoting 4-H, FFA and FCCLA youth participants from across the state.

Youth Livestock Committee

This group provides assistance in all areas of our youth livestock shows, offering a wide range of opportunity for hands-on involvement.

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