Show Information

August 9-14 – Racine County Fairgrounds (Union Grove, WI)

Schedule

Updated 8/10/20

Arrival and Check-In

Map, liability waver & check-in information

Health Requirements

Updated 8/5/20

Rules

Although we are not affiliated with the Wisconsin State Fair, we will be following the rules and regulations of the 2020 State Fair as closely as possible.

Show Orders

A list of classes will be posted here once available on the morning of the show.

Each show will be shown in Alphabetical order with AOB/Percentage Classes and Crossbreds at the end. The exception is breeding sheep, they will show in Reverse Alphabetical order.

Tentative Steer Show Order:
Angus, Chi, Dairy, Hereford, Maine, Shorthorn, Simmental, AOB, Crossbred

Tentative Heifer Show Order
(Now 1 Ring Only):
Angus, Hereford, Maintainer, Shorthorn, Simmental , Percentage Simmental, High % AOB,
Low % AOB, Commercial

Tentative Market Lamb Show Order:
Dorset, Hampshire, Natural Color, Oxford, Southdowns
Suffolks, AOB, Crossbreds

Tentative Breeding Sheep Show Order:
Targhee, Suffolk, Southdown, Shropshire, Romney, Lincoln, Hampshire (Slicked then Fitted), Dorset, Dorset Advantage, AOB

Tentative Barrow Show Order:
Berkshires, Chesters, Durocs, Hamps, Hereford, Landrace, Polands, Spots, Tamworths, Yorks, Crosses

Tentative Gilt Show Order:
Berkshires, Chesters, Durocs, Hamps, Hereford, Landrace,
Polands, Spots, Tamworths, Yorks, AOB (If Needed), Crosses

Showmanship:
Showmanship will go from Youngest to Oldest. Four Showmanships will be held:

Beef, Swine, Breeding Sheep, Wether-Type Sheep

HOG SHOWMANSHIP  CLASSES – CLICK HERE

GILT CLASSES – CLICK HERE

BARROW CLASSES – CLICK HERE

BREEDING SHEEP CLASSES – CLICK HERE

BREEDING SHEEP SHOWMANSHIP CLASSES – CLICK HERE

MARKET LAMB  CLASSES  – CLICK HERE

COMMERCIAL EWE  CLASSES  – CLICK HERE

MARKET LAMB SHOWMANSHIP  CLASSES  – CLICK HERE

WEIGHT CARDS

We will be showing by declared weight.  Top animals in each class (the number weighed in each class will be decided by the judge) will be required to weigh and must be within 5% of their declared weight to be officially placed.

 Weight cards are due to the Show Office at the following times:
Steers: Monday – 7 AM
Commercial Heifers: Monday – 3 PM
Market Lambs & Commercial Ewes: Wednesday – 7 AM
Barrows: Thursday – 7 AM
Gilts: Friday – 7 AM

Official Photographer

Show Photos by Katina

All photos available for free download thanks to BWO Insurance!

Official Webcast

Walton Webcasting

Presented by Compeer Financial

Judges

Market Steers: Shane Meier, TX
Heifers: Garrett Lampe, IL & Brigham Stewart, KS
Barrows: Justin Rodibaugh, IN
Gilts: Austin Thompson, IN
Market Lambs: Spencer Scotten, MO
Commercial Ewes: Spencer Scotten, MO
Breeding Sheep: Craig Beckmier, IL
SHOWMANSHIP JUDGES
Pigs: Austin Thompson, IN
Cattle: Jessie Judge, MO
Wether-Type Sheep: Ryan Habeger, IA
Breeding Sheep: Cruz Nichols, IL

Vendors

SHOW SUPPLY TRAILERS

Sullivan Supply
Weaver Livestock

Hotel Headquarters

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Racine

13317 Hospitality Court, Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin 53177

Location

Racine County Fairgrounds
Union Grove, WI

AWARDS, PREMIUMS

  • All monetary awards will be sent out via ECHECK to the email you listed on your entries.
  • Exhibitors receiving $600 or more will need to fill out a W-9 before they are able to receive their payouts.
  • We have a great set of awards put together thanks in part to our generous sponsors.  Please send thank you notes to the sponsor of your award.

ONLINE STORE ORDER

ONLINE APPAREL STORE ORDERS
If you ordered in apparel in our online store, all orders have been shipped out! If you selected “Pickup at WI Livestock Expo, we’ll have them ready to pickup during checkin or at the show office throughout the week.

Missed out on snagging some WLE Apparel?
No worries, the store is back open again

CLICK HERE TO SHOP!

Dates

August 9-14, 2020

Entries

Entries are now closed.
Looking forward to a great show!

Who is eligible?

Exhibitors who were eligible to show at the 2020 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show are eligible to show at the Wisconsin Livestock Expo. Although we are not affiliated with the Wisconsin State Fair, this show is to provide a replacement show for the kids who no longer have a State Fair at which to show. If you are too young or too old to show at the 2020 Wisconsin State Fair, you are not able to exhibit in this show. While we would like to include everyone, this show is ultimately FOR THE KIDS who lost their State Fair show.

Species Included

Beef (Steers & Heifers)
Swine (Barrows & Gilts)
Sheep (Market Lambs, Commercial Ewes & Breeding Sheep)

DISCLAIMER: Any and all shows and livestock expo events provided, sponsored, or otherwise offered by Wisconsin Livestock Expo, LLC (“WLE”) are subject to cancellation, alteration, and/or suspension at anytime at the sole discretion of WLE. WLE is not liable for any lost costs, damages, and/or other financial loss claims arising from the cancellation of any event, show, or other limitations or restrictions on events offered. Events and shows provided and/or sponsored by WLE are subject to the laws, regulations, limitations, and other local, state, and federal compliance requirements. Limitations may include restrictions, closures, and or registrant and participant limitations relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 limitations may include requirements to adhere to social distancing and other protocols protocols required by WLE. WLE reserves the right to refuse, deny, pull, expel, and/or remove from any event or premises any entrant, visitor or participant for any reason, including, but not limited to, temperature, apparent illness, behavioral concerns, and or risks posed to persons, facilities, or livestock present. WLE EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CLOSURE, CANCELLATION, SUSPENSION AND/OR RESCHEDULING DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. BY PARTICIPATING, AGREEING TO PARTICIPATE, UNDERTAKING PERPARATION TO PARTICIPATE, AND/OR BY COMMUNICATING YOUR INTENT TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY WLE EVENT OR SHOW YOU ABSOLVE WLE OF ANY LIABILITY ARISING FROM SUCH CLOSURE, CANCELLATION, SUSPENSION AND/OR RESCHEDULING.