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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2024

39 Days 22 Hours 9 Mins

Beef Cattle

2024 Beef Cattle

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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.

Register Online

Entry Lists

Links will be posted as information becomes available.


  • Jon Davis, Bidwell, Ohio
    • Angus and Red Angus
  • Luke Lemenager, Hudson, Ill.
    • Charolais and Hereford
  • Jake Scott, Gordon, Neb.
    • Simmental and Foundation Simmental
  • Carter Ward, Plattsburg, Mo.
    • Shorthorn, Shorthorn Plus and Limousin

Arrival & Departure Window

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


Saturday, Aug. 31

  • 8 a.m. – Open Class Beef Cattle (Warner Coliseum)
    Angus ROV, Hereford, Shorthorn, Shorthorn Plus, Simmental
  • 1 p.m. – Open Class Beef Cattle (Warner Coliseum)
    Charolais, Limousin, Percentage Simmental, Red Angus
  • 7:30 p.m. – Open Class Beef Cattle (Compeer Arena)
    Supreme Champion Selection

The time of the Purebred Simmental and Percentage Simmental shows will be determined based on the number of entries registered by entry closing date. The division with the greater number entered will be shown in the morning.


Questions or concerns?

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