Skip to content

Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2024

323 Days 4 Hours 3 Mins

FFA Beef Cattle

2023 FFA Beef Cattle

All information is subject to change. To get the latest State Fair competition news in your inbox, join our email list.


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

  • Opens: Monday, June 26
  • Mail-in Entry Deadline: Must be received by Monday, July 31, at 4:30 p.m.
  • Online Entry Deadline: Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 4:30 p.m.

Register Online

Entry Lists


Entry: $20 per animal


  • Patrick Wall, Pleasantville, Iowa
    • Angus, all other registered composite, all other purebred, market beef & prospect calves, for exhibition only, Shorthorn and Shorthorn Plus
  • Willie Weis, Saint Ansgar, Iowa
    • Charolais, Foundation Simmental, Hereford, Limousin, Red Angus, Simmental and unregistered commercial

Divisions are listed alphabetically, not in show order.

Arrival & Departure Window

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


Sunday, Sept. 3 • 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. 4 • Compeer Arena

  • 10 a.m. – Parade of Champions and Awards Program
    Sponsored by Bremer Bank


Questions or concerns?

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