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Central States Fair Youth Livestock Shows

Date: Aug 19 - Aug 21, 2021

This is an OPEN youth show, ages 8-21 years old. We do NOT have a sale with this show.

Please enter by August 18, 2021

Map/Stalling Info please see below

Dates for youth and open livestock shows have been set for the 2021 Central States Fair. The Central States Fair, which takes place Aug. 20-29, moved the open youth livestock shows to the first weekend of the fair in an effort to work with the schedules of other fairs in the state and surrounding area.

The dates for the 2021 Central States Fair Livestock Shows are:

Friday, Aug. 20: Youth Swine, Goat & Sheep Show

Saturday, Aug. 21: Youth Beef and Black Hills Gold Beef Futurity

Wednesday, Aug. 25: Boehringer Ingelheim Pen of Three Beef Show

The Central States Fair offers youth shows in sheep, goats, pigs and beef with approximately $20,000 paid out in livestock premium monies. Youth sheep, goats and swine will be shown on Friday, Aug. 20. Youth Beef and Black Hills Gold Youth Beef Futurity on Saturday, Aug. 21.

All youth shows are sanctioned with the SD Junior Point Show, an organization devoted to promote youth livestock shows in South Dakota. Participants can exhibit in a number of regional shows throughout the year to gain points for state titles.


Swine, Goat, Sheep & Beef Check-In
Aug 19, 2021 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Swine, Goat & Sheep Check-In
Aug 20, 2021 | 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Swine: 7-8:30 am
Goat: 8-10am
Sheep 9-11am
Swine Show
Aug 20, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Goat Show
Aug 20, 2021 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sheep Show
Aug 20, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Beef Check-In
Aug 20, 2021 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Beef Check-In
Aug 21, 2021 | 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Beef Show
Aug 21, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Black Hills Gold Futurity Show
Aug 21, 2021 | 2:00 PM
approx. start time

Map/Stalling Info

-When you arrive Barn 8 is available for stalling, these are 10x10 horse stalls, there will be limited cattle ties available in the Event Center
-Limited pig pens are also available in the Event Center by the wash rack area
-Generators are encouraged
-We do not have a specific check-out time, you may leave at your own convience

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