LiveStock Schedule (TENtATIVE)


Online Entry for Open Class Beef and Boer Goats

Open! July 15th 2020 to August 10th @ 8 pm

Note: You must create a new account and password for 2020.


Open to all ages – Nebraska only exhibitors


August 31 - September 1, 2020

Entries must be received by August 15, 2020


4-H & FFA 

The information and online entries for 4-H and FFA can be found on the 4-H & FFA Exhibitors page.


NEW! Livestock load in process is as follows:

  • All livestock exhibitors (non-equine), MUST FIRST enter Nebraska State Fair at the Check-In Trailer, Brunks lot.  Anyone bypassing this step WILL BE REFUSED.
  • We are staging trailers along Stolley Park Road prior to check-in at the Brunks lot directly across from the State Fair south entrance gate.
  • At the Check-In Trailer all livestock will be health inspected.  See 2020 Health Requirements.
  • Upon inspection proceed to Gate 4.
  • Trailers can then be parked at South end of Brunks lot.


Junior Open beef show, Jackpot calf show and Supreme row

alternative beef show judges

Beef Judge Ring #1 - Kyle Rozeboom

Kyle Rozeboom

Kyle Rozeboom is a Lecturer of Animal Science and livestock judging team coach at the University of Minnesota.  Along with his teaching responsibilities, Kyle serves as UMN Block and Bridle advisor, and faculty supervisor for the Universities Sheep Unit and Swine Units.  He grew up on a diversified cropping and livestock operation near Murdock, Minnesota.    He attended junior college at Butler County Community College in El Dorado, Kansas on a livestock judging scholarship.  He then transferred to the University of Minnesota and obtained his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. While competing in collegiate judging, Kyle was High Individual Judge at the National Western Stock Show, Sioux Empire Stock Show, and National Barrow Show contests.

Kyle received his Masters in Animal Sciences at the University of Missouri. Kyle has worked as an Instructor and Livestock Judging Team coach at both the University of Georgia and University of Tennessee-Martin.  Kyle has been fortunate to have judged numerous state and regional shows in sheep, cattle and swine throughout the United States including the World Beef Expo, National Western Stock Show and NAILE.   Kyle currently works extensively with the youth of Minnesota through livestock shows, judging contests, and educational programs.  Kyle, his wife Gretchen and children Kelton, Owen and Landrey live near Roberts WI and run a small herd of Maine Anjou cattle.

Beef Judge Ring #2 - Josh Mavencamp

Josh Mavencamp

Josh Mavencamp grew up raising cattle on Spring Cove Ranch in Idaho, a purebred Angus Operation. Josh was a member of the highly successful livestock judging teams at Casper College and Oregon State University where he earned his degree in Animal Science. After graduation, Josh worked across the nation on purebred cattle operations before returning home to raise his family and help with the marketing and operations on Spring Cove Ranch. Along with helping on the ranch, Josh manages a large agriculture construction company in Southern Idaho. He and his wife, Denise are raising their three boy’s, Wyatt, William and Harvey, raising and showing multiple species of livestock and working and learning the ranching way of life.

Open Junior Breeding Heifer Judge

Junior Breeding Heifer Judge

Bob was born and raised on a farm near Atkinson, Illinois.   While growing up Bob was active in 4-H and FFA.  He spent most of his time working with cattle on their family farm and exhibiting livestock with his brothers. 

Bob and his wife, Cathy own and operate a breeding cattle operation, with their son, Nick, near Roseville, Illinois.  They have two children: Nick and Kim and two granddaughters, Mya & Abby.  Nick and Bob operate Dwyer & Dwyer Cattle Services, LLC, which provides an array of cattle services, such as managing cattle sales, consulting for cattle producers, appraisals, setting up web pages, preparing cattle sale catalogs and advertisements.   They manage cattle sales from West Virginia to Nebraska, around 20 per year.  Kim is married to Chris Schwarz; they live near Pekin with their daughters.

Bob enjoys traveling, especially going to other cattle operations and livestock shows & sales across North America. 

Show Programs 2020

2020 Information Coming Soon!


  • Livestock Division Director — Interm Greg Harder
  • Livestock & Competitive Exhibits Manager — Kelly O’Brien
  • Beef — Vaughn Sievers
  • Boer Goat  — Jamie Fugate
  • Cattle Barn —  Ron Miller
  • Stock Dog Trials — Bob Wagner
  • Dairy Cattle — Roger Henrichs
  • Dairy Goat — Abby Bunde
  • Jackpot Feeder Calf  — Kent Schlake
  • Llama/Alpaca  — Catherine Steele, Robin Buettenback
  • Poultry/Pigeon/Waterfowl — Larry Rauert
  • Sheep — Jim Mueller
  • Swine — Jason Hirschfeld
  • 4-H — Kathleen Lodl, Brandy Wagner-Schulze
  • FFA — Ryan Hassebrook, Kent Zeller