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Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarship Applications Now Available

The Missouri State Fair and the Youth in Agriculture Committee are accepting applications for Youth in Agriculture scholarships for Missouri high school seniors graduating in 2021. The application form can be found on the Fair’s website. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by February 1, 2021. Applicants must submit … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarship Applications Now Available”

2020 Missouri State Fair Pivots to a Youth Livestock Show

July 17, 2020 2020 Missouri State Fair Pivots to a Youth Livestock Show Back to basics approach focuses on youth exhibitions SEDALIA, Mo. – Today, the Missouri State Fair announced that the traditional fair will pivot to a youth livestock show, Aug. 13-23, 2020. In 1901, the Fair began as a showcase of Missouri agriculture. … Continue reading “2020 Missouri State Fair Pivots to a Youth Livestock Show”

2020 State Fair Rabbit Shows Canceled Due to Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2)

June 22, 2020 At the direction of the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) State Veterinarian’s office, the Missouri State Fair will not host rabbit shows at the State Fair this August due to Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2). Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2) is a highly contagious and potentially fatal disease … Continue reading “2020 State Fair Rabbit Shows Canceled Due to Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2)”

Missouri State Fair Scholarships Awarded to 4-H and FFA Youth

April 1, 2020 (SEDALIA, Mo.) – Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced today that 27 youth, selected from Missouri 4-H and FFA State Fair exhibitors, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee. These students are seeking higher education at a Missouri university/college. “Supporting higher education for Missouri agriculture … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair Scholarships Awarded to 4-H and FFA Youth”

Cattle barn bedding pilot project implemented for 2020 Missouri State Fair

March 10, 2020 The Missouri State Fair Commission voted to approve a plan to implement a cattle barn bedding pilot project. The project will provide stall bedding for cattle exhibitors during the 2020 Missouri State Fair. “This project has been a priority for the Commission and Missouri State Fair staff,” said Fair Director Mark Wolfe. … Continue reading “Cattle barn bedding pilot project implemented for 2020 Missouri State Fair”

Missouri State Fair Survey

The 2020 Missouri State Fair survey has closed. If you have comments you’d like to submit to the Fair, please email [email protected]

State Fair Firehouse

State Fair Arena

Missouri State Fair Museum

The Womans Building has been home to the Missouri State Fair Gift Shop & Museum since its debut at the 2003 Fair. The museum has many interesting Fair exhibits and memorabilia on display, donated or loaned by generous individuals throughout the state. Of special interest is the Missouri State Fair Queen exhibit. The Gift Shop … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair Museum”

Missouri State Fair Queens

Chloe Momphard of Troy Crowned 2019 Missouri State Fair Queen Miss Chloe Momphard of Troy was named the 2019 Missouri State Fair Queen in a ceremony held yesterday, Aug. 8. Miss Momphard received the highest score of 45 contestants vying for the title in the two-day competition held in the Mathewson Exhibition Center. Miss Momphard … Continue reading “Missouri State Fair Queens”

Sale of Champions Auction Results

August 24, 2020 Sale of Champions Auction Results (SEDALIA, Mo.)—The Missouri State Fair Youth Livestock Show celebrated youth in agriculture on Saturday, Aug. 22. The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, breaking numerous records from previous sales raising a total of $193,120 for Youth in Agriculture. The Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Austin … Continue reading “Sale of Champions Auction Results”

Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Steers Announced

August 19, 2020 Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Steers Announced (SEDALIA, Mo.) – Austin Dorman, son of Joey and Tracy Dorman, is the exhibitor of the 2020 Grand Champion Steer at the Missouri State Fair Youth Livestock Show. Austin is from Wright City, and is a member of the Wright City FFA Chapter. … Continue reading “Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Steers Announced”

Grand/Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrows & Ham/Bacon Auction Results

August 15, 2020 Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrows Announced (SEDALIA, Mo.) – Payton Rodgers, daughter of Blaine and Melissa Rodgers, is the exhibitor of the 2020 Grand Champion Barrow at the Missouri State Fair Youth Livestock Show. Payton is from Savannah, and is a member of the Kodiak Kadettes 4-H Club. Payton’s … Continue reading “Grand/Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrows & Ham/Bacon Auction Results”

Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Lambs

August 13, 2020 (SEDALIA, Mo.) – Reagan Rodgers, daughter of Blaine and Melissa Rodgers, is the exhibitor of the 2020 Grand Champion Market Lamb at the Missouri State Fair Youth Livestock Show. Reagan is from Savannah, and is a member of the Kodiak Kadettes 4-H Club. Reagan’s prize-winning Hampshire Lamb weighed 123 pounds. The Reserve … Continue reading “Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Lambs”

Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Goats Announced

Aug 12, 2020 Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Goats Announced (SEDALIA, Mo.) – Stetson Wiss, son of Casey Wiss and Brooke Wiss, is the exhibitor of the 2020 Grand Champion Market Goat at the Missouri State Fair Youth Livestock Show. Stetson is from Lamar, and is a member of the Show-Me 4- H … Continue reading “Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Goats Announced”

Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Pen of Chickens Announced

Aug 11, 2020 (SEDALIA, Mo.) – Lauren Bailey, daughter of Cathy Bailey and Danny Bailey, is the exhibitor of the 2020 Grand Champion Market Pen of Chickens at the Missouri State Fair Youth Livestock Show. Lauren is from Clinton, and is a member of the Clinton FFA Chapter. Lauren’s prize-winning Pen of Chickens weighed 6.944, … Continue reading “Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Pen of Chickens Announced”

COVID-19 Guidelines for 2020 MSF Youth Livestock Show

COVID-19 guidelines for the 2020 MSF Youth Livestock Show Updated August 7, 2020 The Department of Health and Senior Services is not adding any additional restrictions for the 2020 event. Attendees are encouraged to use hand washing and sanitizing stations located across the grounds. Situational awareness is encouraged. If you feel sick, please don’t come … Continue reading “COVID-19 Guidelines for 2020 MSF Youth Livestock Show”

Reminder: New Health Requirements for Swine Exhibitors

July 31, 2020 A message from Missouri State Veterinarian Steve Strubberg DVM Missouri State Fair Swine Exhibitors: Please be aware of some new health requirements for exhibiting swine at the 2020 Missouri State Fair. Your animals will require health examinations by our personnel prior to being housed in the Swine Pavilion. To facilitate our examinations … Continue reading “Reminder: New Health Requirements for Swine Exhibitors”

Important Exhibitor Information – Vesicular Stomatitis

July 31, 2020 A reminder for State Fair exhibitors – Due to positive cases of Vesicular Stomatitis, the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health is asking for your help in stepping up our animal health protocols at the Missouri State Fair. Exhibitors of hooved livestock (including horses, cattle, swine, sheep and goats) that … Continue reading “Important Exhibitor Information – Vesicular Stomatitis”

Find Out What’s Happening at the 2020 MSF Youth Livestock Show

July 28, 2020 Find out what’s Happening! Is there an admission fee? Where do I park? Will you have food? Can I still camp? Do I have to wear a mask? You have questions…we have answers! We know you are curious to know what to expect at the 2020 MSF Youth Livestock Show, so we … Continue reading “Find Out What’s Happening at the 2020 MSF Youth Livestock Show”

4-H and FFA Entries Accepted; Sale of Champions

Please note: This information was released prior to the Fair’s announcement on July 17 that the Fair would be pivoting to a 4-H and FFA Fair only. The information below has been updated to reflect those changes. Click here to read the announcement. Learn more >> July 15, 2020 Entry Forms and Competition Updates Entries … Continue reading “4-H and FFA Entries Accepted; Sale of Champions”

Fairgrounds Improvements

Missouri State Fairgrounds Improvements Check out all the great updates happening on the historic Fairgrounds. Below are improvements that will be completed for the 2020 Missouri State Fair 4-H and FFA Show, Aug 13-23: DIRECTORS TENT: Replaced with a 100 x 200 pre-fabricated, open air metal building to use as an event center for the Missouri … Continue reading “Fairgrounds Improvements”

COVID-19 UPDATE

May 13, 2020 The Missouri State Fair is a time-honored tradition that dates back to 1901. It’s a celebration of the best of the best of Missouri, and is the premier showcase for agriculture in our great state. Fair staff, superintendents and commission look forward to planning the Fair each year. COVID-19 has certainly brought … Continue reading “COVID-19 UPDATE”

Exhibitor Camping Reservations Available May 1

New Online Portal for Exhibitor Camping Reservations A new online portal for submission of exhibitor camping reservation requests is expected to go live at 9 a.m. on the Fair’s website tomorrow, May 1. A downloadable and printable form will also be available for those who do not wish to utilize the online system. The form … Continue reading “Exhibitor Camping Reservations Available May 1”

Online Premium Guide & Exhibitor Camping Reservations Update

Online Premium Guide Now Available Updated April 29, 2020 Entry forms will now be available starting June 1. April 23, 2020 The Missouri State Fair Online Premium Guide is now available, announcing shows and contests that will take place during the annual event to be held Aug. 13-23 in Sedalia. Schedules and important information including official rules … Continue reading “Online Premium Guide & Exhibitor Camping Reservations Update”

4-H & FFA Buildings

You are viewing the 2020 Premium Guide, to use as a reference tool only. Official 2021 information will be available in the spring. REQUIRED READING* General Rules & Regulations GENERAL INFORMATION* Advance Sale Agreement Form Animal Code of Ethics Animal Health Requirements Entry Deadlines Feed & Bedding Policy Photograph Release Vendor Input Form VENDOR REGISTRATION … Continue reading “4-H & FFA Buildings”

COVID-19 UPDATE

April 10, 2020 With the Missouri State Fair just under four months away, we wanted to let everyone know that our staff, superintendents and commission are continuing to plan and prepare for the annual Fair, Aug. 13-23 in Sedalia. We are looking forward to bringing you the best of the best in Missouri agriculture, food, … Continue reading “COVID-19 UPDATE”

Fun & Educational Kid Activities

At home the next few weeks and looking for something to do with your kiddos? Check out our educational activities for kids below and follow our Pinterest page and YouTube channel for more fun activities and entertainment. Activity Book Color the Fair with this activity book that features six pages of fun activities for kids … Continue reading “Fun & Educational Kid Activities”

Deadline for swine DNA cards extended

March 23, 2020 The deadline for Missouri State Fair exhibitor swine DNA cards to be postmarked has been extended to June 15. This extension is to assist exhibitors with meeting the requirements of the DNA cards. Other important dates and deadlines for exhibitors will continued to be reviewed and modified if necessary as situations change. … Continue reading “Deadline for swine DNA cards extended”

Fairgrounds events canceled through May 10

March 17, 2020 In the interest of public health related to COVID-19 concerns, all events scheduled to be held on the Missouri State Fairgrounds between now and May 10, 2020 have been canceled. These actions are in accordance with the latest guidance from the CDC and are necessary to protect the health of your family, … Continue reading “Fairgrounds events canceled through May 10”

Competition Results Access

Competition Results for Open Livestock and Competitive Exhibits will be posted as soon as they are available. Results for 4-H and FFA will be available after the Fair concludes, Aug. 23. ViewResults

SIGN UP FOR WEATHER ALERTS

Receive text message updates on weather and other public safety concerns through Pettis County Nixle Alerts. This service is available to help keep fairgoers informed about public safety, such as possible updates of inclement weather, that could arise during the Missouri State Fair. Messages are for informational purposes only and do not replace other warnings or … Continue reading “SIGN UP FOR WEATHER ALERTS”

Buildings History

Overview Established in 1899, the Missouri State Fairgrounds is one of the oldest fairgrounds in the nation and serves as a premier agriculture showcase for the Midwest. The Fairgrounds is listed on the National Register of Historic Places with 47 buildings, 5 contributing sites, 7 contributing structures and 7 contributing objects. The grounds feature examples … Continue reading “Buildings History”

Sponsors

Our corporate sponsors help us continue the tradition of making the Missouri State Fair one of Missouri’s best summer getaways. Together, we create a win-win event for our partners. Visit the Sponsorship Opportunities page to learn more about Missouri State Fair sponsorships and how you can reach hundreds of thousands of customers in this single … Continue reading “Sponsors”

Photo Search

Livestock competition photos are available on the official Fair photographer websites. Media are encouraged to reach out to the photographers below for photos. Visit our Flickr page for general Fair photos. Katina Costerisan – Show Photo by Katina Fair coverage of: Sheep, Swine, and Goats Location: Castroville, TX Phone: 661-330-6392 Email: [email protected] Website: www.weknowlivestock.com Ricki Higgins Fair coverage … Continue reading “Photo Search”

4-H/FFA Livestock & Sale of Champions

You are viewing the 2020 Premium Guide, to use as a reference tool only. Official 2021 information will be available in the spring. REQUIRED READING* General Rules & Regulations GENERAL INFORMATION* Advance Sale Agreement Form Animal Code of Ethics Animal Health Requirements Entry Deadlines Feed & Bedding Policy Photograph Release Vendor Input Form VENDOR REGISTRATION … Continue reading “4-H/FFA Livestock & Sale of Champions”

Ag Showcase

2020 MSF COMMEMORATIVE BELT BUCKLE Order your 2020 MSF Youth Livestock Show commemorative belt buckle! The buckle is multi-dimensional with raised lettering and showcases the livestock shown during the 2020 event. They are available in solid brass, nickel plated and bright gold plated. MISSOURI STATE FAIR COOKBOOK Purchase the 2018 Missouri State Fair Cookbook, featuring … Continue reading “Ag Showcase”

Group Sales

Please contact us for more information about planning your group visit to the Fair of 20 people or more. We also provide tents for group events! Find more information below. TENT FOR GROUP PICNICS Weekday/Weekend Tent Usageminimum of 2 hours for all tent rentals Director’s Pavilion – (seating capacity of 1,000) – $200/hour Monday-Thursday; $300/hour … Continue reading “Group Sales”

Sponsorship Opportunities

BE A SPONSOR Our corporate sponsors help us continue the tradition of making the Missouri State Fair one of Missouri’s best summer getaways. Together, we create a win-win event for our partners. Learn more about Missouri State Fair sponsorships and how you can reach hundreds of thousands of customers in this single event – contact … Continue reading “Sponsorship Opportunities”

Privacy Policy

The Missouri State Fair takes the privacy of our website, website users and the security of their personal information very seriously. We will not sell, trade, or share your personal information with anyone. The purpose of this privacy policy is to establish the principles that govern our use of personal information that we may obtain … Continue reading “Privacy Policy”

Accessibility

The Missouri State Fair is committed to providing equal access and a pleasant experience to all guests Accessible ParkingHandicap accessible parking is available through the Centennial Gate (off US Highway 65). This lot is marked on the Missouri State Fairgrounds Map and reserved for use by individuals displaying valid license plates and/or placards issued to … Continue reading “Accessibility”

Milestones

Since its inception, the Missouri State Fair has achieved many interesting and noteworthy milestones. STATE FAIR MILESTONES 1899 The Missouri State Fair is created on April 19, 1899 by the 40th General Assembly. The State Board of Agriculture selects Sedalia Missouri as the location of the Missouri State Fair. The fairgrounds are to be built … Continue reading “Milestones”

Commercial Space

Vendor/Concessionaire applications are no longer being accepted for the 2020 Missouri State Fair. Applications for the 2021 Missouri State Fair will be made available after the first of the year. For information view the Vendor/Concessionaire General Rules. Questions can be directed to Concession/Vendor Manager Courtney Fry via [email protected] Attendance from previous years at the Missouri … Continue reading “Commercial Space”

Videos

Visit the Missouri State Fair’s YouTube channel for videos featuring a variety of Missouri State Fair events and highlights.

Download Fair Logos

Missouri State Fair logos are available for download for media use. All other uses should be approved in advance. Please contact Fair Marketing Director Kari Mergen for approval. Call 660 530 5611 or email Kari at [email protected] The Missouri State Fair logo consists of the barn, ferris wheel, the “Missouri State Fair” Logotype and the … Continue reading “Download Fair Logos”

Awards Recognition

IAFE Awards The Missouri State Fair celebrated many honors at the 2019 International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) Convention. The Missouri State Fair was recognized for programs in sponsorship, competitive exhibits, agriculture education, and communications. The Missouri State Fair is judged alongside other IAFE members of similar size, ranging in attendance from 250,000 to … Continue reading “Awards Recognition”

Media

Awards – Recognitions Download Fair Logos Media Credentials State Fair News Videos

ACCESSIBILITYThe Missouri State Fair is committed to providing equal access and a pleasant experience for all guests; visit the Accessibility page for detailed information. ADMISSIONGate admission has been canceled for the 2020 Missouri State Fair. ANIMALSThe Fair features livestock shows in cattle, swine, sheep, goat, llamas, poultry, rabbits, mules and donkeys, and horses. For a … Continue reading “FAQ”

Judging Schedule

2020 MISSOURI STATE FAIR JUDGING SCHEDULE(Subject to change.) JULY 30 & 31, AUGUST 1 & 24-H/FFA Horse Show – Mathewson Exhibition Center, Donnelly Arena & Coliseum TUESDAY, AUGUST 119:00 a.m. Poultry Live Market Show – Poultry Building6:00 p.m. 4-H/FFA Wether Meat Goat Showmanship – Sheep Pavilion WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 121:00 p.m. 4-H/FFA Wether Goat Show – … Continue reading “Judging Schedule”

Exhibitor Camping

Livestock Camping Reservation Procedure Individuals who are registered for exhibiting livestock at the 2020 State Fair are eligible for livestock exhibitor camping. A livestock entry is not required at the time of submission of an online camping reservation or livestock exhibitor camping reservation form, however, a livestock entry must be submitted by the posted deadline(s) … Continue reading “Exhibitor Camping”

Mission & Vision

Mission Statement The Missouri State Fair promotes excellence in Missouri agriculture, cultivates and supports future leaders in agriculture, and provides opportunities for the agricultural community to deepen consumers’ understanding and appreciation of agriculture’s role in their daily lives and the economy of our state. Vision Statement The Missouri State Fair serves as an agricultural classroom … Continue reading “Mission & Vision”

Official Fair Photographers

Youth in Agriculture

2020-2021 Youth in Agriculture Scholarship Application The Missouri State Fair and the Youth in Agriculture Committee are accepting applications for Youth in Agriculture scholarships for Missouri high school seniors graduating in 2021. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by February 1, 2021. 2021 SALE OF CHAMPIONS Saturday, Aug … Continue reading “Youth in Agriculture”

How To Enter – Premium Guide

You are viewing the 2020 Premium Guide, to use as a reference tool only. Official 2021 information will be available in the spring. REQUIRED READING* General Rules & Regulations Find competition updates here. Check out the latest scoop page to find out what is happening and not happening at the 2020 Missouri State Fair here. … Continue reading “How To Enter – Premium Guide”

Competition Updates

NOTE: While these NEW items are listed, they do not replace exhibitor’s requirement for reading ALL of the General Rules & Regulation, Animal Health Requirements, and Department Rules & Regulations. NEW – Superintendents Home Economics – Lori Doerhoff, Fulton, MO 4-H Building Co-Superintendents – Dustin Oehl and Maria Calvert FFA Building & Livestock – Jim Spencer, … Continue reading “Competition Updates”

Entertainment Submissions

The Missouri State Fair annually accepts applications between September 1 and January 1 from performers wishing to be considered for paid opportunities to perform at the Missouri State Fair. To be considered, a press kit must be attached with a performance video and specific compensation requests should also be included. It is suggested that contact … Continue reading “Entertainment Submissions”

Amenities

ATMsA limited number of ATMs will be available on the fairgrounds. CAMPINGView detailed information on public and reserved camping during the Fair. The Fairgrounds also offers year-round camping services. CREDIT CARDSVisa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards are accepted at Public Campgrounds. In accordance with Missouri State Statue a convenience fee (2% + $0.50) will be assessed to … Continue reading “Amenities”

Hours, Map & Directions

Hours Grounds Open Daily7:30 am to 10 pm(Gate 6 will be open after 10 pm for exhibitor’s and authorized personnel). Free Admission/Parking Admission tickets and parking passes will not be required in 2020 for fairgoers or livestock exhibitors. Any admission and parking fees already paid for by exhibitors will be refunded. Please allow a minimum … Continue reading “Hours, Map & Directions”

Public Campground During the Fair

Visit the mostatefairgrounds.com website for more information about camping during the off-season. Location: West of the fairgrounds on Clarendon RoadSize: 60-acre campgroundCapacity: The 60-acre campground is located west of the fairgrounds on Clarendon Road. Unreserved spot rental is $35 per day, per vehicle/unit. There are approximately 170 full hook-up sites available for first-come, first-serve. These spaces are … Continue reading “Public Campground During the Fair”

Employment

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES MARKETING INTERNSHIPS & YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE INTERNSHIP HOW To Apply Apply for Marketing Internships here.Apply for Youth in Agriculture Internship here. got Questions? Contact Kari Mergen, State Fair Marketing Director660.530.5611 – [email protected] Deadline to apply Application & required materials must be submitted by December 31, 2020. Qualified applicants will be contacted after January … Continue reading “Employment”

Contact

GENERAL INFORMATION Missouri residents: 800-422-FAIR (3247) Out of State: 660-530-5600 Switchboard: 660-530-5600 Business Office: 660-530-5605 Marketing and Publicity Office: 660-530-5609 Concessions and Commercial Exhibits: 660-530-5604 Off-Season Events: 660-530-5604 Competitive Entry Department: 660-530-5615 General Fax: 660-827-8160 Business Office Fax (Contest Entry Forms): 660-827-8169 Marketing and Publicity Office Fax: 660-530-5662 ADDRESS Missouri State Fair 2503 W. 16th … Continue reading “Contact”

Fair History

The Missouri State Fair is proud to be a member of the Missouri Bicentennial Alliance. Visit the Missouri Bicentennial website to learn more about Missouri’s upcoming 2021 Bicentennial celebration. Since the first Fair in 1901, thousands of Missouri families have made the annual “pilgrimage” to Sedalia. Despite numerous differences, the Fair exhibitors of 1901 and … Continue reading “Fair History”

Commission

The Missouri State Fair Commission was established by the Missouri Legislature effective September 1, 1995 through Missouri Revised Statutes (Chapter 262, Section 26.217). The purpose of the Commission is to oversee the operation of the Missouri State Fair. It is responsible for the selection and supervision of the Fair director, and it has authority to … Continue reading “Commission”

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