IMPORTANT NEWS - A FIVE (5) DAY HEALTH INSPECTION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL LIVESTOCK COMING TO THE FAIR! EVERY PRECAUTION IS BEING TAKEN TO PREPARE THE BARNS AND GROUNDS FOR THE LIVESTOCK SHOWS AND WE BELIEVE THE RISK IS MINIMAL FOR LIVESTOCK INFECTIONS. For more information on VSV and what you can do to prepare to come to the Colorado State Fair, visit the Colorado Department of Agriculture Animal Health page.
Should you have questions, please contact the Livestock Office at 719-404-2027 or 719-404-2035
Exhibitors should read the "What's New in Livestock for 2019" under General Information as well as all rules and regulations and information on parking and passes. 4H/FFA exhibitors are allowed to buy only 1 discounted gate pass wristband. If additional passes are purchased for family and friends - they MUST be the Livestock Exhibitor wristbands. Any additional 4H/FFA wristbands purchased will be charged the full price of an Exhibitor wristband and will be collected prior to receiving credentials.
Livestock exhibitors are responsible for their own bedding, entry does not include bedding. Bedding may be purchased at the time of entry or exhibitors may bring in their own bedding. Straw may only be used for bedding for Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goats, Breeding Sheep and Open/Junior Breeding Cattle tie-outs (Market Beef do not go to tie-outs). Exhibitors should read the complete bedding information under General Livestock Competition Requirements or specific show information.