As the barns begin to open for the 2021 Missouri State Fair, there is a list of new contests and livestock shows coming to the Fair.

One new featured show is the 4-H/FFA Dairy Market Wether Show. It will be held in conjunction with the 4-H and FFA Dairy Goat Shows. Entries must be submitted by July 1.

For a complete listing of the rules and classes for this show and others, visit the online Premium Guide.

Other new contests/shows offered in 2021 include:

Livestock
4-H and FFA Dairy Market Wether Goat
Beef – Miniature Hereford Show
Youth Sheep Skillathon
Youth Sheep and Meat Goat Judging Contest
4-H & FFA Sheep – Team Fitting Competition
Open Rabbits – Angora, Satin – Broken; Dwarf Papillon; Lionhead – Black
No Limits P.I.G.S. Show

Home Economics
Bothwell Regional Health Center’s “Naturally-Sweetened Dessert Contest”
Missouri Beef Council “Round Steak” Recipe Contest
“Maxine’s Yeast Dinner Rolls” Cooking Contest
“Appetizer Dip” Cooking Contest
“Gourmet Mac ‘n Cheese” Cooking Contest
“Frosted Cupcakes” Cooking Contest, all ages

For more information about what’s new in State Fair contests/shows, visit the Competition Updates page.

The 2021 Fair runs Aug. 12 - 22.