We thank you, Minnesota, for making the 2012 State Fair so memorable! For twelve days of fun we welcomed more than 1,788,000 people. Please check back later for updated information on next year's Great Minnesota Get-Together. Hope to see you at the 2013 State Fair, to be held Aug. 22-Labor Day, Sept. 2!

2012 Agrilympics

The Agrilympics Contest is a series of events run in conjunction with the Moo Booth and the Baa Booth at the Minnesota State Fair.


2012 Agrilympic Events

LAND O LAKES® official Agrilympic Partner

Celebrity Competitions


Friday, Aug. 24 — 2:30 p.m.

The Annual Celebrity Milking Contest
Contest partner: Minnesota Farmers Union

  • Celebrities vie for the title of "Expert Cowhand" by hand milking a cow. The celebrity with the most milk wins!!! The public is encouraged to watch and cheer on their favorite celebrities. Includes amateur and professional divisions.

    LAND O LAKES®  stage at the Moo Booth (Outside the northwest end of the cattle barn) *inside the Moo Booth if raining.


Tuesday, Aug. 28 — 12:20 p.m.

The Annual Celebrity Farm Animal Calling Contest

  • Celebrities vie for the title of Champion Animal Caller. The public is encouraged to watch and cheer on their favorite celebrities.

    LAND O LAKES®  stage at the Moo Booth (Outside the northwest end of the cattle barn) *inside the Moo Booth if raining.


Wednesday, Aug. 29 — 1 p.m.

Wool Pack-O-Rama - Celebrity Division
Contest partner: MN Lamb and Wool Association

  • Which celebrity will be the champion wool packer? The public is encouraged to watch and cheer on their favorite celebrities. Public contest follows celebrity competition.

    LAND O LAKES®  stage at the Moo Booth (Outside the northwest end of the cattle barn) *inside the Moo Booth if raining.


Thursday, Aug. 30 — 12:20 p.m.

The Annual Celebrity Butter Carving Contest
Contest partner: LAND O LAKES®  

  • Celebrities will compete to see who is the best butter sculptor. The public is encouraged to watch and cheer on their favorite celebrities.

    LAND O LAKES®  stage at the Moo Booth (Outside the northwest end of the cattle barn) *inside the Moo Booth if raining.


Friday, Aug. 31 — 2:30 p.m.

Agrilympic Awards Ceremony for the Annual Agrilympics

  • Who will win the gold, silver and bronze medals from our week-long Agrilympics competition? The public is encouraged to watch and cheer on their favorite celebrities. Will last year’s champion, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture team, defend their title?

    LAND O LAKES®  stage at the Moo Booth (Outside the northwest end of the cattle barn) *inside the Moo Booth if raining.


For further information, please email us or call us directly at (651) 288-4417.