Facebook Instagram Youtube
Hiland Dairy Foods

Livestock Show`

Date: Sept 06 - Sept 08, 2024

Livestock Show Changes 2024

In 2024 the East Texas State Fair will only be able to have the junior shows. These shows will be held in Athens at the Henderson County Fair Complex.

Entries will begin online starting July 17th. Entry deadlline is Friday, Aug. 23, 2024. Junior entries must be made by the ag teacher or county agents. Junior entry paperwork should be postmarked by Aug. 23.

FYI: Junior show animals are NOT required to be Validated.
NO health papers are required on any animals.
Junior Heifer Show is a Blow and Go Show.
Cable halters and pronged chains are prohibited.
1 of 13

2024 Livestock Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 5
Junior Heifers Arrive

Friday, Sept. 6
Junior Heifer Show

Saturday, Sept. 7
Junior Lamb Show
Junior Goat Show
Junior Breeding Rabbit Show
Junior Dairy arrive

Sunday, Sept. 8
Junior Dairy Show
Junior Steer Show
Junior Swine Show

Junior Shows

The Henderson County Fair Complex does not allow any outside shavings or pellets. All shavings and pellets must be bought at the show and are $8.00 per bag.

RV spaces are also allowed on the grounds. There are 42 - 50 amp spaces and 62 - 30 amp spaces. All are $30.00 each day and will be paid when entry fees are paid.

More info coming soon.

Health Certificates

Health Certificates
Cattle - NO health papers required
Market GoatsNO health papers required.
SheepNO health papers required.
Swine NO health papers required.
SteersNO health papers required.
Rabbits - NO health papers required.
All Animals will be subject to the Current Health requirements of the Texas Animal Health Commission and the East Texas State Fair.


Texas Farm Credit
Livestock Show Title Sponsor
Cricket Wireless
Tractor Supply
Austin Bank
Southside Bank
Glo-Flame Butane Inc.
Boone & Boone Construction
Threlkeld Farms
Stanger Surveying
Texas Bank and Trust
Cadence Bank
Ben Fitzgerald Real Estate
Rozell Sprayer Mfg.
Southwest Dairy
Lone Star Milk Producers


Junior Heifer Show
Sept 06, 2024 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
JBBA Fall Classic
Sept 06, 2024 | 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Junior Lamb Show
Sept 07 - Sept 08, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Junior Goat Show
Sept 07 - Sept 08, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Junior Rabbit Show
Sept 07, 2024 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Junior Steer Show
Sept 08, 2024 | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Junior Dairy Show
Sept 08, 2024 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Junior Swine Show
Sept 08, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A time-honored tradition of the East Texas State Fair! Over 2,000 head of livestock will be exhibited during the ten day event. Entries come from all over the United States to participate in East Texas' greatest livestock exhibition.

Back to
Get Tickets