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Aug. 26 – Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021

308 Days 15 Hours 33 Mins

Dairy Cattle

The 2020 State Fair livestock competitions have been canceled, and it has been determined that an alternative or virtual event is not feasible. Check back in the winter and spring for updated information about the 2021 fair. To get the latest State Fair competition news in your inbox, join our email list.

2020 Dairy Cattle

  • Dairy Cattle Premium Book Section (PDF)
  • Dairy Cattle Entry Form (PDF)

Registration 2020

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

  • Opens: Monday, June 22
  • Mail-in Entry Deadline: Monday, Aug. 3
  • Online Entry Deadline: Monday, Aug. 10

Register Online

Entry Lists:

  • Ayrshire
  • Brown Swiss
  • Guernsey
  • Holstein
  • Jersey
  • Milking Shorthorn
  • Red & White

Fees

Entry: $10 per animal

Judge List:

  • Ayrshire: Matt Henkes, Luana, Iowa
  • Brown Swiss: Joe Sparrow, Worthville, Ky.*
  • Guernsey: Brian Behnke, Brooklyn, Wis.*
  • Holstein: Mark Rueth, Oxford, Wis.*
  • Jersey: Philip Topp, Botkins, Ohio*
  • Milking Shorthorn: Matt Henkes, Luana, Iowa
  • Red & White: Brian Kelroy, DeForest, Wis.*

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

Arrival & Departure Window

Arrival: Monday, Aug. 31, 4 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Departure Window: Thursday, Sept. 3, 1-5 p.m.

SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Sept. 1 • Warner Coliseum

  • 9 a.m. – Open Class Dairy Cattle
    Guernsey, Milking Shorthorn (will run concurrently by class)
  • 10  a.m. – Open Class Dairy Cattle
    Ayrshire, Red & White

Wednesday, Sept. 2 • Warner Coliseum

  • 9 a.m. – Open Class Dairy Cattle
    Brown Swiss, Holstein, Jersey

Thursday, Sept. 3 • Warner Coliseum

  • 10 a.m. – Open Class Dairy Cattle
    Supreme Champion Selection

Results

Questions or concerns?

For further information, please contact competition@mnstatefair.org or 651-288-4417.