2022 Schedule & Entry Books Available

2022 Online Entry - Late entries closing August 15th at 11:59 p.m.

2022 Open Class Livestock Entries

Late entries are open until August 15th at 11:59 p.m. Please note 4-H and FFA Livestock Entries are separate from Open Class and are closed for 2022.

Open Class Livestock Entries

Open Class Livestock Entry Instructions

2022 Open Class Livestock judges

Show judge(s)
Alpaca & Llama Margaret Drew & Terese Evenson
Open Beef Cattle Jon DeClerck - Ring 1 & Justin Vehige - Ring 2
Boer Goat Josh Taylor - Silver Show & Alyssa Dugat - Bronze Show
Breeding Gilt Shari Bakker
Breeding Sheep Greg Ahart
Cattle Dog Shalee Paxton
Dairy Cattle Aaron Heinzmann
Dairy Goat Grace Toy & Tim Flickinger
Feeder Calf Doug Satree
Jackpot Swine Jarrod Bakker
Jr. Breeding Heifer Chisum Grund
Poultry  Bill Hopkins, TBA & TBA
Regional Youth Dairy Jonathan Erbsen
Texas Longhorn John Nelson & Ryan Sellman



  • Agriculture Director — Vaughn Sievers
  • Livestock Manager — Amy Kelley
  • Beef — Tony Long
  • Boer Goat  — Jaime Fugate
  • Cattle Dog — Bob Wagner
  • Dairy Cattle — Roger Henrichs & Don Esau
  • Dairy Goat — Will Keech
  • Jackpot Feeder Calf  — Kent Schlake
  • Llama/Alpaca  — Catherine Steele & Kim Wanek
  • Poultry/Pigeon/Waterfowl — Shannon Ahlman 
  • Sheep — Todd Laudenklos
  • Swine — Jason Hirschfeld
  • 4-H — Kathleen Lodl & Brandy Schulze
  • FFA — Ryan Hassebrook & Kent Zeller

4-H & FFA 

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

Check-In Trailer Information

  • 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.
  • Check-In Trailer directions: From Stuhr Road, turn west onto Stolley Park Road; Brunks lot directly across from the State Fair south entrance gate.
  • At the Check-In Trailer, exhibitors shall receive their packets, including parking passes and admission wristbands.
  • All livestock will be health inspected at the Check-In Trailer. See 2022 Health Requirements.

Check-In Trailer Hours

date  time
Thursday, August 25th 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, August 26th 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 27th 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 28th 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Monday, August 29th 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 30th 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 31st 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 1st 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, September 2nd 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 3rd 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 4th 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

And More Info!



For more information on Aurora Coop contact Jefferson Keller at 308-750-6653

W-9 Tax Forms

Any exhibitor receiving $600 or more in premiums (winnings) at Nebraska State Fair must complete a W-9 Tax Form, including a taxpayer identification number. NO PREMIUMS WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL A W-9 FORM IS COMPLETED. Such winners shall receive a W-9 by mail, post-Fair.