Livestock Exhibitor Online Application and Worksheets

Thank you for your interest in exhibiting at the State Fair of Texas!

Please review the entry information and instructions below.


August 25 at 11:59 P.M.
Online Youth Livestock Entry Deadline
Online Youth Contest Entry + Upload Deadline

September 1 at 11:59 P.M.
Online Pan American Livestock Entry Deadline 
Postmark deadline for ALL entries to avoid late fees


  • All exhibitors must complete and submit signed:
    1: Release of liability and indemnity agreement AND 
    2: W9 that includes a social security number 
  • Youth livestock entries must include a current quality counts number. 
  • A mandatory $20 processing fee is required per cart submission. 
    (*do not submit cart until complete; you will be responsible for additional processing fees that result in multiple cart submissions). 
  • Submission of entry application does not guarantee entry acceptance. 

For Ag Teachers & Agents:

Visit to login to your SFT Portal account. Be sure to update your contact information when prompted. If you are new to your position and your county or chapter is not listed, please email livestock@bigtex.comDO NOT attempt to create an account. 

All entries must be completed online in addition to hard copy worksheets mailed to the SFT Livestock Office. We encourage you and your families to take advantage of the parent portal and allow them to submit entries to your queue for approval. Accepting items in your queue moves them to your cart. You must submit your cart/’check out’ to send us your entries. You will receive an order number when you have successfully submitted entries. 

Online deadline: 11:59PM August 25, 2021 (be sure to approve everything in your queue and check out before!)
Postmark deadline: September 1, 2021

NEW – Individual contest entries no longer have additional worksheets. Additional contest materials (for Job Interview, Public Speaking, and Science Fair) must be uploaded by 11:59PM August 25, 2021. Review contest rules for full details on upload submissions. 
Only CEA/ASTs may enter team contests; entries for team contests must be submitted online by 11:59PM August 25, 2021. 

Youth Worksheets

Youth Entry Application
Extra Animal Information
Extra Youth Indemnity & W9
Team Contest Entry Application

Enter Online Here

For Youth Exhibitors & Parents: 

Visit to login to or create your SFT Parent Portal account. Upon completion of submitting your entries they are directed to your ag teacher or county agent’s queue. 

Your advisor MUST approve your entries. Entry application does not guarantee entry acceptance. Once your advisor has approved your entries in their queue and checked out of their cart we will receive your entry. 

All entries must be completed online in addition to hard copy worksheets mailed to the SFT Livestock Office by your CEA/AST with one form of payment. Personal payments are not accepted.  

Online entry deadline: 11:59PM August 25, 2021.

Youth rabbit entries can be made online through your CEA/AST or an open exhibitor login. There are no rabbit entry worksheets.

Youth Entry Application
Extra Animal Information
Extra Youth Indemnity & W9

Enter Online Here

For Open (Pan American) Exhibitors 

ALL ENTRIES WILL BE COMPLETED ENTIRELY ONLINE, including rabbit and poultry entriesThere are no 2021 Pan American worksheets. Visit to log in or create a SFT Portal account. Create exhibitor(s) and entries to place an order and pay online. Review the Exhibitor Handbook (link) for show rules, and class listings. No items need to be mailed to the SFT Livestock Office. 

Online entry deadline: 11:59PM September 1, 2021 

Enter Online Here

Sheep Dog Trial


Contact the livestock office or 214-421-8723.