Wisconsin State Fair

(last updated 5/31/16)


Wisconsin State Fair Dates:  August 4th to 14th, 2016

2016 WI State Fair (WSF) Junior Livestock Exhibitor Information

Entry Deadlines

  • June 1 (1st Wednesday of June) – postmark for those wishing to enter by submitting a paper entry and pay fees with a check/money order.
  • June 1 1st Wednesday of June) by 7:00 p.m. for those wishing to enter online and pay with a credit/debit card.

Junior exhibitors will submit all entry information and fees directly to State Fair either online or via the   mail. Local County Extension Office/4-H Leader will still be informed of State Fair youth programs but will not be involved in the entry process. Junior exhibitors must be a member in good standing with an approved youth organization by March 1st in order to be eligible to participate in Junior Fair programs.

Junior Eligibility

Participation in the Wisconsin State Fair Junior animal shows (beef, sheep, swine, dairy, goats, poultry and rabbits) is open to any boy or girl 12-19 years of age as of January 1st of the current year.

Youth Center

Exhibitors will be able to send in payment for their Youth Center fees with their entries (located directly on the Entry Forms) or with Junior online entries (the Youth Center is listed under the “Department” options

Questions regarding entering the 2016 Wisconsin State Fair can be emailed to: entryoffice@wistatefair.com or call 414.266.7000.

Home page:  http://www.wistatefair.com/

Wisconsin State Fair Orientation Powerpoint