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Aug. 27 – Labor Day, Sept. 7, 2020

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Beef Cattle

2019 Beef Cattle

Registration 2019

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

  • Opens: Monday, June 17
  • Mail-in Entry Deadline: Monday, July 29
  • Online Entry Deadline: Monday, Aug. 5

With barn capacity reached, registration for Open Class Beef Cattle, FFA Beef Cattle, and FFA Dairy Cattle classes have closed.

We understand that this will affect those who may have hoped to get their animals entered in the final hours before the entry deadline, and we are very sorry to cause any disappointment.

Thank you for your enthusiastic support of the 2019 Minnesota State Fair; you are great ambassadors for your industry!

Entry Lists:


Entry: $30 per animal
Other: $20 tie out

Judge List:

  • Angus: Cassie Johnson, Winchester, Ky.
  • Charolais: Emily Griffiths, North Platte, Neb.
  • Hereford: Emily Griffiths, North Platte, Neb.
  • Limousin: Chris Cassady, Ph.D., Ankeny, Iowa
  • Percentage Simmental: Kevin Jensen, Courtland, Kan.
  • Red Angus: Cassie Johnson, Winchester, Ky.
  • Shorthorn: Chris Cassady, Ph.D., Ankeny, Iowa
  • ShorthornPlus: Chris Cassady, Ph.D., Ankeny, Iowa
  • Simmental: Kevin Jensen, Courtland, Kan.

Divisions are listed alphabetically, not in show order.  *Invited, not yet confirmed

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 • Warner Coliseum

  • 8 a.m. – Open Class Beef Cattle
    Angus, Hereford, Shorthorn, Shorthorn Plus, Simmental
  • 1 p.m. – Open Class Beef Cattle
    Charolais, Limousin, Percentage Simmental, Red Angus

Sunday, Sept. 1 • Compeer Arena

  • 7 p.m. – Open Class Beef Cattle
    Supreme Champion Selection


Questions or concerns?

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