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Competitions & Education

Livestock competitions

Nothing compares to the pride of winning a blue ribbon at the State Fair of Virginia. Enter your cow, sheep or pig to be a part of the State Fair experience!

General State Fair Rules | Youth Beef, Goat, Sheep & Hog Schedule |  Policies for Livestock and Small Animal Exhibitors |  Youth Livestock Nomination |  Youth Swine Nomination


2016 Livestock Guidelines

 Open Beef Cattle Show

 Open Dairy Cattle Show

 Open Dairy Goats Show

 Open Boer Goats Show

 Open & Youth Pigeons & Doves Show

 Youth Dairy Cattle Show

 Youth Beef Cattle Show 

 Youth Dairy Goats Show

 Youth Breeding Gilt & Market Hog Show

 Youth Meat Goat Show

 Youth Sheep Show

 Youth Poultry Show