Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Show and Nebraska State Fair

Ak-Sar-Ben Stock Show - Entry deadline is Aug. 30

September 26-29, 2019

2019 Schedule - NOTE CHANGES FROM PRIOR YEARS! 

Premium Book - Rev. Sept. 5

  • No longer a 4-H livestock show with no prerequisite of a youth organization affiliate. Questions about theAk-Sar-Ben Stock Show should be directed to Shelby Leonhard at sleonhard@showaksarben.com 
  • Transition to Junior Livestock Show in 2019 - Press Release
  • Youth must be 9-19 years of age as of Jan. 1st to enter
  • Ak-Sar-Ben Entry Information - Entries will be made online.
  • Entry Deadline is Aug. 30
  • Entry website 
  • Entry Instructions - PLEASE READ! 
  • NEW NON-TERMINAL SWINE OPTION
  • Entry Limits: Refunds are not available if you enter more than the limits! 
    4 - Market Beef and 1 Calf Challenge (5 total)
    4 - Breeding Heifers
    4 - Market Lambs & 1 Lamb Challenge (5 total)
    4 - Breeding Ewes
    4- Market Swine
    4 - Meat Goats
    4- Breeding Does
Nebraska State Fair 
  • 2019 4-H Schedule
  • 2019 Livestock Schedule
  • Youth must be 10 years of as as of Jan. 1st to enter
  • Exhibitor Information from Nebraska State Fair
  • Animal Entry Instructions
  • Entry deadline is Aug. 10th by 8 p.m.
  • Entry website: 

    https://www.statefair.org/4-h-ffa-exhibitors

  • Entry Limits: Refunds are not available if you enter more than the limits! (These are 4-H entry limits. FFA has different limits. Refer the the FFA website: https://go.unl.edu/ffastatefair 
     5 - Rabbits entries 
    5 - Poultry entries plus showmanship and one egg exhibit
    3 - Market hogs entries
    4 - Sheep entries, if at least one is a breeding female. In no case will a 4-H member exhibit more than 3 market lambs.
    4 - Meat Goats entries, if at least one is a breeding female. In no case will a 4-H member exhibit more than 3 market goats.
    3 - Beef animal entries, if at least one is a breeding heifer. Only two market beef may be exhibited. See Entry Limits link above for acceptable combinations of beef entries. 

  • Showmanship: 
    • FFA Showmanship: FFA exhibitors must register for showmanship online. Look for the "FFA: Showmanship" department. Deadline is Aug. 21.
    • 4H Showmanship: 4H exhibitors will be automatically entered into Showmanship for each livestock species they enter livestock for.