Junior Livestock

Junior competitions include Beef Cattle, Sheep, Swine, Market Goats, Dairy Cattle and Dairy Goats.

California Junior Livestock Competitions are open to California residents only, except where expressly noted in special division rules. If an entry is entered and shown in the Junior Show, it can be entered in the Open show.

How to Enter

2019 Junior Breeding Beef:

6005 – Jr. Beef All Other Breeds
6010 – Jr. Angus
6035 – Jr. Hereford
6040 – Jr. Shorthorn

2019 Junior Dairy Cattle:

6076 – All California Junior Milking Shorthorn
6080 – All California Junior Brown Swiss
6085 – Western National Junior Guernsey
6090 – Junior Holstein
6100– All California Junior Jersey

2019 Junior Dairy Goat:

6105 – Junior Alpine
6108 – Junior La Mancha
6110 – Junior Nigerian Dwarf Goats
6115 – Junior Nubian
6120 – Junior Saanen
6125 – Junior All Other Purebreds

2019 Junior Market Goat:

6128-6129 – Junior Market Goats

2019 Junior Market Sheep:

6180-6226 – Junior Market Sheep

2019 Junior Market Steers:

Jr. Market Steers

2019 Junior Sheep:

6135 – AOB Meat
6140 – AOB Wool
6150 – Western Regional Junior Dorset
6155 – Western Regional Junior Hampshire
6170 – Junior Southdown
6177 – Junior Wether Dam and Wether Sire

2019 Junior Swine:

6250-6303 – Junior Market Barrows
6238 – Berkshire Gilts
6239 – Chester Gilts
6240 – Duroc Gilts
6241 – Hampshire Gilts
6243 – Landrace Gilts
6244 – Poland China & Spot
6245 – Yorkshire Gilts
6246 – Crossbred Gilts

2019 Wether Dam Doe:

6130 – Wether Dam Does

2019 Special Awards:

69 – County Fair Best of Show Large Animal
78 – Sheep Lead
6315 – 4-H Junior Showmanship
6320 – 4-H Senior Showmanship
6325 – FFA Showmanship
6330 – Grange Showmanship
7015 – Large Animal Master Showmanship
6340 – Best Educational Exhibit
6000 – Champion Challenge Results

2019 Showmanship and Champion Challenge Slideshow
2019 Jr Livestock Winners Slideshow

Past Results Archive

Jay Carlson

Ag Programs Manager

entryoffice@calexpo.com

(916) 263-3149

Competition Dates

The 2020 CA State Fair & Food Festival has been cancelled, including our events and competitions, due to safety concerns regarding COVID-19.

We are planning to make the 2021 CA State Fair & Food Festival the best one yet and we hope that you’ll enter next year’s competition! The 2021 competition dates will be announced later. Please check back soon.

2021 Dates
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.