2022 Schedule & Entry Books Available

2022 Online Entry Starting July 1st

2022 Open Class Livestock Entries

Entries open July 1st and close August 10th at 11:59 p.m. CST Please note 4-H and FFA Livestock Entries are separate from Open Class and will close at 8 p.m. CST on August 10th.

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.