Tag Archives: Livestock

Top Steer Sets New Record at State Fair of Texas Youth Livestock Auction

The 69th Annual Youth Livestock Auction kicked off with a record-setting sale of the 2017 Grand Champion Market Steer. This year’s prize-winning animal was generously purchased by Superior Trailers and the Big Tex Champion Club, making auction history with their highest bid of $141,000. With 424 steers entered into the Youth Market Steer Show this year, earning the Grand Champion title …

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2017 Pre-Fair Horse Shows

Every year, in the lead up to “Howdy, Folks,” the State Fair hosts several horse shows in the Coliseum and Livestock Judging Pavilion; both are located right here on the Fair Park grounds. These events take place every weekend starting in August and will run through September 16th.  All horse shows are FREE to the public and are fun entertainment for …

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State Fair of Texas Shoots for the Stars

Youth Livestock Supporters Raise $87,850 for Scholarship Fund The eighth annual State Fair of Texas Shooting for the Stars Sporting Clay event was the most successful shoot yet. A record-breaking $87,850 was raised with all proceeds going directly to the Fair’s Youth Livestock Auction and Scholarship Program. “We are extremely pleased with the outcome of this year’s event,” said Daryl …

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State Fair of Texas Announces 2016 Youth Scholarship Recipients

After serving as an integral part of the organization for 24 years, the State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Program continues to uphold the Fair’s mission by supporting agriculture, education and community involvement. The State Fair is delighted to carry on the tradition again this year and will be awarding college scholarships to 201 graduating high school seniors, with 90 …

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2015 Weight Breaks

Weight break information for the 2015 State Fair of Texas Market Week shows.

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Young Professionals Lead Fifth Annual Raffle Program Benefiting State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Fund

When it comes to the State Fair of Texas, agriculture and education go hand in hand – not only as pillars of the organization, but as fundamental features of the Lone Star State and its history. Celebrating 129 years of food, music, exhibits, shopping and family fun, the State Fair offers a one-of-a-kind way to experience all aspects of Texas …

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