California Open Livestock

Goats standing in a pen

The California State Fair Open Livestock Show includes Beef Cattle, Sheep, Boer Goats, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goats, Nigerian Dwarf Goats, Pygmy Goats, Angora Goats, Longhorn Cattle, Llamas, and Alpaca competitions.

How to Enter

Check the guide for full instructions on how to enter.

2021 Open Livestock Competition Guide Coming Soon

2019 Open Livestock Competition Guide

Step by Step Online Instructions for Entry Form

Open Dairy Cattle:

6495 – Open All California Brown Swiss
6500 – Open Western National Guernsey
6505 – Open Holstein
6510 – Open All California Open Jersey Show
6515 – Open All California Milking Shorthorn

Open Dairy Goats:

6520 – Open Alpine
6525 – Open La Mancha
6530 – Golden State Saanen Specialty Show
6535 – Open Nubian
6540 – Open Toggenburg
6545 – Open Oberhasli
6550 – Open Recorded Grades
6555 – Open Dairy Goat Total Performers

Open Nigerian Dwarf Goat:

6706 – Open Nigerian Dwarf Goat

Open & Junior Pygmy Goat:

6704 – Junior Pygmy Goats
6708 – California Classic Pygmy Goats
6709 – Open Pygmy Goats

Open Sheep:

6565 – Open AOB Meat
6566 – Primitive & American Breeds
6567 – Wool & Fiber Breeds
6580 – Western Regional Dorset
6585 – Open Western Regional Hampshire
6590 – Open Western Regional Montadale
6595 – Open Natural Colored Wool
6601 – Western Regional Dorper Show
6602 – Western Regional White Dorper Show
6605 – Open Columbia and Rambouillet
6615 – Open Southdown Spectacular
6620 – Open Western Regional Suffolk
6621 – Open Wether Dam/Wether Sire

Open Beef:

6440 – Open All Other Breeds Beef
6450 – Open Angus
6465 – Open American Hereford Assn. Regional Classic
6470 – Open Medal of Excellence Limousin
6475 – Open Charolais
6485 – Open Super Regional Shorthorn
6425 – Texas Longhorn World Qualifier

Llama & Alpaca:

6710 – Llama & Alpaca Show

2019 Open Livestock Winners Slideshow Part 1
2019 Open Livestock Winners Slideshow Part 2

Past Results Archive

Competition Dates

Dates Information
TBA Entries Open
TBA Entries Close online at 11:59 pm & entry fees must be paid

Divisions & Classes

For a full list of divisions and classes, please see the guide.