Nebraska State Fair Information

2022 Nebraska State Fairbook

2022 State Fair General Livestock Rules

State Fair Livestock Health Requirements

4-H State Fair Animal Nomination/Identification Requirements

Step by Step Show Stock Online Nomination Process -THIS PROCESS NEED TO BE COMPLETED BY JUNE 15TH

4-H & FFA State Fair Exhibitor Entry Limits

Static Exhibits:

(need to be at the Extension Office on August 23rd)

State Fair Static Information-Check List for how to prepare your exhibits & 2021 State Fair Qualifying Project List

Deadline for all livestock and contest entries

Deadline to complete entries: Tuesday, August 10 at 8 PM CST*

*No option for late entries


Online Entry Site

After clicking the link, scroll down to the 4-H/FFA Online Livestock Entry.



Step By Step Instructions

  • It is recommended to download the step by step instructions prior to signing in to the entry site. Note: Even if the youth exhibited at previous State Fairs, please click “I am a new exhibitor or have yet to register this year”
  • Browser: It is recommended to use Chrome as the web browser.

Entry Prices and Optional Purchase Items

Note: All Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goat, Rabbit and Poultry 4-H/FFA exhibitors will receive a free 11-day wristband at no cost. Exhibitors will not have to select a wristband as it will automatically be provided with the livestock, rabbit, and/or poultry entry. 4-H Dog Exhibitors will receive a free daily gate pass. All purchase items will be in the exhibitor packet when the exhibitor checks in at the Livestock Check-In Trailer. 


Species Entry Fee
Breeding Beef $45.00
Market Beef $45.00
Feeder Calf $45.00
Breeding Sheep $25.00
Market Lamb $25.00
Breeding Goat $25.00
Market Goat $25.00
Breeding Swine $25.00
Market Swine $25.00
Rabbit/Poultry $5.00 per entry
Dog $5.00 per entry
Optional Purchase Item Fee
11-Day Fair Admission Wristband $25.00
Daily Gate Pass (Maximum of 20) $5.00
Livestock Lot Parking Sticker $25.00
4-H and FFA Beef Blocking Chute Permit (Can be used both weekends) $25.00
4-H and FFA Sheep/Goat Stand Permit (Can be used both weekends) $10.00
Optional Purchase Item Fee
4-H Extra Beef Stall $35.00
4-H Extra Swine Pen $25.00
4-H Extra Sheep Pen $25.00
4-H Extra Goat Pen $25.00
FFA Extra Beef Stall $35.00
FFA Extra Swine Pen $25.00
FFA Extra Sheep Pen $25.00
FFA Extra Goat Pen $25.00

Frequently Asked Questions for 4-H Exhibitors and County Extension Staff

State Fair Entry is now open! All 4-H live animal exhibits and in-person contest entries must be submitted by families by 8:00pm CST on August 10th. Get started at: for animal entries, and for contest entries.