Participate in a Texas tradition.

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.

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.

Apply to Become a Volunteer

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 single-day event raises more than $85,000 in scholarship dollars.

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 $85,000 for the State Fair of Texas Scholarship Program.

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.