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Livestock Show

Date: Sept 24 - Oct 03, 2021
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***NEW*** Livestock trailer entrance route

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Due to construction of Harvey Convention Center livestock entry will be relocated to Lyons St. through the Christus Mother Frances Stadium parking lot. Please see map of new entry route. Second picture shows directions starting from Loop 323 to Bellwood Rd. and turn left on Lyons St. enter the first entrance of the stadium parking lot and proceed to the marked traffic lane.

2021 Livestock Schedule

Junior Shows

Friday, September 24
Pasture and Wildlife Plant ID Contest
Junior Heifer Show
(These breeds made in 2019) Angus, Red Angus, Hereford, Polled Hereford, Shorthorn,Gray Brahman, Red Brahman, Santa Gertrudis and Simbrah

Saturday, September 25
Junior Heifer Show
(These breeds made in 2019) Charolais, Chianina, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Simmental, ORB, Beefmaster, Brangus and ARB
JBBA Fall Classic
Junior Swine Show **CANCELLED**

Sunday, September 26
Junior Steer Show

Monday, September 27
Junior Rabbit Show

Friday, October 1
Junior Lamb Show **2021 Show changed to Friday

Saturday, October 2
Junior Dairy Show

Sunday, October 3
Junior Goat Show **2021 Show changed to Sunday

Open Shows

Tuesday, September 28
Open ABBA Red & Gray Brahman Show

Wednesday, September 29
Open Miniature Zebu Show
Open Miniature Hereford Show
Junior Open Miniature Hereford Show

Thursday, September 30
Open Boer Goat Show

Saturday, October 2
TLBA Youth Texas Longhorn Show
Open Hereford Show
Open Limousin Show **Cancelled**
TLBA Haltered Texas Longhorn Show

Sunday,October 4
TLBA Mini Texas Longhorn Show


Texas Farm Credit
Livestock Show Title Sponsor
Cricket Wireless
Austin Bank
Southside Bank
Glo-Flame Butane Inc.
Boone & Boone Construction
Threlkeld Farms
Stanger Surveying
Texas Bank and Trust
North Tyler Veterinary Clinic
Rozell Sprayer Mfg.
Southwest Dairy
Boot Barn
Lone Star Milk Producers

Health Certificates

All Out-of-State animals are required to have a certificate of Veterinary Inspection executed by a licensed Veterinarian.
All In-State cattle (excluding steers) are required to have a certificate of Veterinary Inspection. Certificates will be checked prior to entering the East Texas State Fair Grounds.
Youth Market GoatsNO health papers required.
Boer Goats - All breeding goats must have a scrapie identification ear tag except registered goats with a registration tattoo and accompanied by registration papers listing the scrapie premise ID number.
SheepNO health papers required.
Swine NO health papers required.
SteersNO health papers required.

Texas Animal Health Commissions has asked that we take up a set of health papers. Please bring a second copied set of health papers. They will be taken up at the gate and given to the Texas Animal Health Commission.

All Animals will be subject to the Current Health requirements of the Texas Animal Health Commission and the East Texas State Fair.

Fair Passes

Each Junior Show exhibitor will receive a pass with their paid entry. If additional passes are needed, they can be purchased at registration time and will be in the exhibitors packet upon pickup. Passes will be picked up at pavilion or livestock office during check in.

Open Show exhibitor see the Livestock Catalog listed above for information on number of passes issued and parking.

Trailer Parking

Trailer parking will be at The Park of East Texas grounds. (Future location of East Texas State Fair).

Address: 540 Patton Ln. Tyler, TX 75702
(See details in map above in the pdfs)


In order to control traffic flow, all traffic coming to pick up animals must report to the staging area at the trailer parking lot in order to get in line to pickup animals at the fairgrounds. You will be given a token at the staging area which you must have to enter the fairgrounds.

If you park your trailer anywhere other than the trailer parking lot, you still must report to the trailer parking lot staging area to get in line to pickup your animals.

You cannot pick up animals at the fairgrounds without a token from the staging area.

The staging area is located at the trailer parking lot.
Address: 540 Patton Ln. Tyler, TX 75702


Stay at the preferred hotel of the East Texas State Fair - get a special discounted rate.

All fair visitors are offered an exclusive group rate of $74.00/night when you call and ask for the East Texas State Fair rate.

Sleep Inn & Suites Tyler South
5555 S. Donnybrook Ave.
Tyler, TX 75703

Call and book today!

Free Wi-Fi & hot breakfast, outdoor pool, micro/fridge, and 42-inch HD TVs in all rooms.


Livestock exhibitor RV parking is not available on the fairgrounds. Here are a few RV parks nearby:
# 1 RV Park 903-597-6966
3 miles away on Hwy 31

Hidden Lakes RV Park 903-593-5079
6 miles away on NNW Loop 323
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