Plan to compete at the State Fair of Texas? The sections below contain useful information about competitions at the State Fair.
The livestock Exhibitor Handbook includes all contest and show rules for the 2019 State Fair.
Online Entry Portal How-To
Have questions about our brand new online entry portal? Want to know more about online parent registration? Watch our how-to video here to answer all your questions!
Entry Application and Worksheets
Check back soon for information on applying online and access to livestock worksheets.
Directions and Unloading
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.
Host Hotel Information
The Sheraton Downtown is serving as the official host hotel for all State Fair of Texas livestock exhibitors. For exclusive rate specials, directions and more information, click on the link below.
Texas State Validation Information
Have questions about the animal validation process like: Does every animal need validation? Can multiple animals be validated? What if a validation deadline is missed? These questions and more are answered in our Texas State Validation Information video.
Other Youth Agricultural Competitions
Public Speaking Contest
Job Interview Contest
Skillathon Study Guides and Resources
- Youth Market Shows
- Youth Heifers
- Youth Breeding Shows
- Pan American Cattle
- Other Pan American Shows
|Youth Market Steers||Blake Nelson||Platte City, MO|
|Youth Prospect Steers||Quest Newberry||College Station, TX|
|Youth Market Barrows||Kane Causemaker||Atkinson, IL|
|Youth Market Lambs||Brad Dale||Brooklyn, IOWA|
|Youth Market Goats||Chase McPhaul||Big Lake, TX|
|Youth Market Broilers||Dale Hyatt||College Station, TX|
|ARB||Jeff Bedwell||Isabella, OK|
|Beefmaster||Jeff Bedwell||Isabella, OK|
|Brangus||Jeff Bedwell||Isabella, OK|
|Brahman||Joe Mask||Franklin, TX|
|Junior Red Angus - Bred & Owned/Showmanship|
|Red Brangus||Jeff Bedwell||Isabella, OK|
|Santa Gertrudis||Jeff Bedwell||Isabella, OK|
|Showmanship, Oct. 11||Brett Moriarty||Cheney, WA|
|Showmanship, Oct. 20|
|Simbrah||Jeff Bedwell||Isabella, OK|
|Simmental||Jeff Bedwell||Isabella, OK|
|Dairy Cattle||Allen 'Spud' Paulson||Arlington, Wisconsin|
|Purebred Breeding Gilts||Doug Albright||Coldwater, MI|
|Pre-Junior Miniature Hereford|
|Dairy Cattle||Aleln 'Spud' Paulson||Arlington, Wisconsin|
|Purebred Breeding Gilts||David Ammann||Highland, IL|
|Crossbred Gilts||Doug Albright||Coldwater, MI|
|Colored Angora Goats|
|Southwest Classic Pygmy Goats|
Results from State Fair livestock shows, contests, and Youth Livestock Auction will be posted as soon as they become available.
P.O. Box 150009
Dallas, TX 75315