Livestock Entries

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We encourage you to complete your entries online. You can do so by clicking the “I Agree” link below after you have read and agreed to all rules. The rules may be found by clicking on each department above. Before you submit an online entry you must agree to the following:

  • I have read and agree to all rules.
  • I understand that, if I am entering an entry I must enter online and supply the office with any additional paperwork that is required per the rules and payment prior to entry deadline.
  • I understand that if I am entering an entry I must sign and submit a release of liability form with my entry ~ check your department above to determine which form to use.
  • I understand that no entry is valid until received in the Arizona State Fair office and approved by staff.
  • I understand that there are minimum system requirements for online entries and that this service may not be available to me or the department I wish to enter.

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Thank you for your interest in the Arizona State Fair Livestock Entries!

Below are each of the livestock entries categories. Please note, forms are being added to the site on a regular basis. If your chosen competition has not yet been added, continue to check back. For each livestock competition, click on the appropriate icon to download the PDF application and all associated rules and regulations. This must be completed for EACH competition you wish to enter.

Please note, PDF files may take some time to load. We appreciate your patience.

If you require further assistance, please contact us at 602-257-7142.

Best of Arizona Livestock Entries

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Here is a list of the important dates for livestock. Included, you’ll find deadlines for entry, arrival, and release dates, as well as, dates for judging.

2018 LIVESTOCK DATES

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The requirements and rules for showing livestock at the State Fair are found here.

2018 LIVESTOCK GENERAL RULES

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Look here for all the current health requirements and details for your animals and their entry into the fair.

2018 HEALTH RULES

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The rules (in addition to the General Rules) for youth (ages 9-19) to show their animals and compete at the State Fair. 4H, FFA, and other organized Arizona youth are all welcome to participate.

2018 YOUTH LIVESTOCK RULES

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Test your judging skills here! It’s the contest that puts the kids on the other end of animal judging. Youth exhibitors judge a variety of species, all vying for the title Champion Livestock Judge.

2018 LIVESTOCK JUDGING

All Ages Competitions

01.-Open-Boer-Goats

The ultimate competition for Boer Goats and their owners. A breed of goat developed in South Africa for meat production, Boer Goats are judged on their confirmation and style. This show is open to Goat owners of all ages from all states.

2018 OPEN BOER GOATS

03.-Open-Dairy-Goats

Competing for Best Goat of the Show are Alpines, La Manchas, Nubians, Oberhaslis, Saanen, Toggenburgs, and Nigerian Dwarfs. Not only are the goats judged, Goat Milk Products are also tested. All highlighting goat’s milk, judges will sample cheese, including Mascarpone, Camembert, Jack, Colby, Gouda, Mozzarella, Feta, and many more. Also up for the win, Ice cream toppings, Fudge, candy and even the non-edibles – goat milk lotion and soap. This Department is open to all ages.

2018 OPEN DAIRY GOATS

02.-Open-Dairy-Cattle

Two prominent dairy breeds, Holstein, and Jersey are on exhibit by dairy exhibitors. Cattle exhibited range in age from calves to cows that are already in production. Judges will focus primarily on udder quality and structural correctness along with other important physical traits.

2018 OPEN DAIRY CATTLE

04.-Open-Sheep-and-Angora-Goats

Sheep, Angora Goats, and their wool are highlighted in this competition. Open to owners and breeders of all ages, various sheep breeds including Cheviot, Cormo, Cotswold, Merino, Southdowns, and lots more compete for Supreme Champion. A separate wool contest is also available as is a wool spinning contest.

2018 OPEN SHEEP ANGORA GOATS

06.-Poultry

Chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys are all on display in this Department. A contest for youth as well as a contest for adults (open to all ages) focuses on all varieties. A turkey gobbling competition is also a favorite. Keep in mind; it’s the turkeys doing the gobbling!

2018 POULTRY

Pigeons

With nearly 100 breeds of Pigeons, the State Fair’s show is very exciting. There is a competition for youth (ages 9-19) and a competition open to all ages.

2018 PIGEONS

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Mini Rex, Holland Lop, and the amazing Flemish Giant are just a few of the rabbit breeds up for Best of Show. With two ways to compete – Youth (ages 9-19) or Open (all ages), there are opportunities for rabbit owners and breeders from all over to show off their best.

2018 RABBIT AND CAVY

Youth Competitions

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4H, FFA, and other organized youth bring their cattle projects to be judged by an expert. The elusive Grand Champion buckle and title are up for grabs!

2018 YOUTH BEEF CATTLE

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Got Milk? We do – in this competition of local Arizona Dairy Cattle owned by Arizona youth.

2018 YOUTH DAIRY CATTLE

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7 breeds of Dairy Goats are highlighted in this Youth competition.

2018 YOUTH DAIRY GOAT

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Goats from all over Arizona are brought to the ring to be judged. With Grand Champion Goat up for grabs, the kids pull out all the stops.

2018 YOUTH MEAT GOAT

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Not only are market lambs in the contest, but the judge will also review registered sheep, commercial ewes, and feeder lambs.

2018 YOUTH SHEEP

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Showing off the Oink! Highly competitive youth bring their best pigs to the ring. With market barrows, breeding gilts, prospect and feeder pigs competing, Arizona youth swine exhibitors have their work cut out for them!

2018 YOUTH SWINE

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Showmanship is all about the kids. After the champion animals have been chosen, the kids go back in the ring to show off their skills. Round Robin is the contest to match top showman from each species to determine who will reign supreme.

2018 YOUTH SPECIAL CONTESTS

Sale of Champions

This event takes place on Saturday, October 20th

Children ages 9 to 19 auction off their prize-winning animals and learn about the business of agriculture and livestock. Champion pigs, beef cattle, sheep, meat goats and turkeys will be sold to the highest bidder. After the market animals, Jersey Futurity Heifers will be sold to local dairymen. For more information please call 602-257-7142.

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