Rules and Information 

4-H / FFA information for livestock and static exhibits may be found within organization sites below.  Additional State Fair Livestock rules that apply to all shows may be found here.

Online Entry Information

Entry registration for 4-H and FFA may happen at the same time using the link below.  For instructions, please view the videos by clicking below:

  • Help with entry registration Video 1
  • Help with entry registration Video 2
  • For printable instructions click here.


Online entries are now open!

For important Info, dates, and deadlines Related to Entries see below:

  • 4-H and FFA Livestock Deadline: 8 p.m. Central on August 10.
    • Swine exhibitors: Please have your PQA# and Premise ID handy
  • 4-H In-Person Events (contests, fashion show, etc.): 8 p.m. Central on August 10.
  • 4-H Static Exhibit Deadline: ENTERED BY Extension Office Staff
  • FFA Static Exhibit Deadline: noon on August 20th.
  • FFA Showmanship: FFA exhibitors must register for showmanship online. Look for the "FFA: Showmanship" department. Deadline is Aug. 20th.
  • 4H Showmanship: 4H exhibitors will be automatically entered into Showmanship for each livestock species they enter livestock for.

New!! Youth Dairy Show

New for 2019: The Youth Dairy Show is now a Regional competition for all youth.  Nebraska 4-H and FFA members are invited to participate.  Entry registration is through the Open Class Livestock Entry System.  Event rules and information may be found on the Open Class Livestock Page. 

  • Enter in the Youth Dairy Show here!

Elite Showmanship Contest

The Elite Showmanship Contest is open to 4-H/FFA competitors (one exhibitor per county).