Livestock Exhibitors

Exhibitor Information

Plan to compete at the State Fair of Texas? The sections below contain useful information about competitions at the State Fair.

2019 Schedule 2019 Cheat Sheet & Updates

Exhibitor Handbook
The livestock Exhibitor Handbook includes all contest and show rules for the 2019 State Fair.

Exhibitor Handbook

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!

Watch the Video

Entry Application and Worksheets
Check back soon for information on applying online and access to livestock worksheets.

Apply Online and Download Worksheets

Intercollegiate Livestock Judging

Directions and Unloading

Exhibiting livestock at the State Fair? Use the following maps and unloading directions to make the drop-off process easy.

Unloading Process

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.

Unloading Map

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.

Book Here

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.

Watch Video

Other Youth Agricultural Competitions

Public Speaking Contest

Scantron Scorecard
2018 Finalists

Job Interview Contest

2018 Finalists

Skillathon Study Guides and Resources



TAMU Animal Science
National Pork Board/Pork Checkoff
Texas Prok Producers Association
PQA+ Handbook
Swine Resource Handbook for Marketing and Breeding


  • Youth Market Shows
  • Youth Heifers
  • Youth Breeding Shows
  • Pan American Cattle
  • Other Pan American Shows
Youth Market SteersBlake NelsonPlatte City, MO
Youth Prospect SteersQuest NewberryCollege Station, TX
Youth Market BarrowsKane CausemakerAtkinson, IL
Youth Market LambsBrad DaleBrooklyn, IOWA
Youth Market GoatsChase McPhaulBig Lake, TX
Youth Market BroilersDale HyattCollege Station, TX
ARBJeff BedwellIsabella, OK
BeefmasterJeff BedwellIsabella, OK
BrangusJeff BedwellIsabella, OK
BrahmanJoe MaskFranklin, TX
Maine Anjou
Polled Hereford
Red Angus
Junior Red Angus - Bred & Owned/Showmanship
Red BrangusJeff BedwellIsabella, OK
Santa GertrudisJeff BedwellIsabella, OK
Showmanship, Oct. 11Brett MoriartyCheney, WA
Showmanship, Oct. 20
SimbrahJeff BedwellIsabella, OK
SimmentalJeff BedwellIsabella, OK
Dairy CattleAllen 'Spud' PaulsonArlington, Wisconsin
Purebred Breeding GiltsDoug AlbrightColdwater, MI
Breeding Sheep
Colored Angoras
Boer Goats
Dairy Goats
Breeding Rabbits
Breeding Rabbits
Longhorn, TLBT
Miniature Hereford
Pre-Junior Miniature Hereford
Miniature Zebu
Polled Hereford
Red Angus
Red Brangus
Santa Gertrudis
Dairy CattleAleln 'Spud' PaulsonArlington, Wisconsin
Purebred Breeding GiltsDavid AmmannHighland, IL
Crossbred GiltsDoug AlbrightColdwater, MI
Breeding Sheep
Wether Dams
Angora Goats
Colored Angora Goats
Boer Goats
Wether Does
Dairy Goats
Pygmy Goats
Southwest Classic Pygmy Goats
Breeding Rabbits


Results from State Fair livestock shows, contests, and Youth Livestock Auction will be posted as soon as they become available.


Weight Breaks

2018 Combined Weight Breaks
2017 Combined Weight Breaks

Contact Information

Livestock Department
P.O. Box 150009
Dallas, TX 75315
Phone: 214.421.8723