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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2024

131 Days 23 Hours 15 Mins

FFA Beef Cattle

2024 FFA Beef Cattle

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  • FFA Beef Cattle Premium Book Section (available June 24)
  • FFA Beef Cattle Entry Form (available June 24)
  • IRS Form W-9 (PDF – to be completed if entering via mail)
  • Livestock Show Livestreams (link)


Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. on the dates below, or earlier if barn capacity is reached.

  • Opens: Monday, June 24
  • Mail-in Entry Deadline: Must be received by Monday, July 29, at 4:30 p.m.
  • Online Entry Deadline: Wednesday, July 31, at 4:30 p.m.

Entry Lists

Links will be posted as information becomes available.

  • FFA Beef Cattle


Entry: $20 per animal


  • TBA

Arrival & Departure Window

Arrival: Friday, Aug. 30, 4 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Departure: Monday, Sept. 2, 1-5 p.m.


Sunday, Sept. 1 • Compeer Arena

  • 10 a.m. – FFA Beef Cattle (North Ring)
    Limousin, Hereford, Charolais, Simmental, Red Angus, Foundation Simmental, unregistered commercial and breeding heifer showmanship
  • 10 a.m. – FFA Beef Cattle (South Ring)
    Dairy steer showmanship, market beef & prospect market calf showmanship, prospect calves, for exhibition only, market beef, Shorthorn, Shorthorn Plus, Angus, other registered purebred and other registered composite

Monday, Sept. 2 • Compeer Arena

  • 10 a.m. – Parade of Champions and Awards Program


Questions or concerns?

For further information, please contact or 651-288-4417.