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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2024

323 Days 4 Hours 5 Mins

Beef Cattle

2023 Beef Cattle

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Links will become available as information is finalized.


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

Links will become available as information is finalized.


  • Brent Murphy, Houstonia, Mo.
    • Charolais and Hereford
  • Dan Shike, Sadorus, Ill.
    • Percentage Simmental and Simmental
  • Luke Lemenager, Hudson, Ill.
    • Angus and Red Angus
  • Lynn Ewald, Waldorf, Minn.
    • Limousin, Shorthorn and Shorthorn Plus

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.


Saturday, Sept. 2 • Warner Coliseum

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

Sunday, Sept. 3 • Compeer Arena

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


Questions or concerns?

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