Exhbitor General Entry Form and Instructions


Changes for 2021 approved to date:

– Swine will be market swine only
– Livestock in my noon on Thursday, before the fair begins
– Livestock check in Wednesday from 6-9. Weigh in will be from 8 to 9.

– Beef Market Steers at 2 p.m. Friday, then beef youth show beginning with showmanship & open show
– Sheep, goat & camelid shows beginning at 4PM on Thursday
– Friday have market hogs at 9AM
– Dairy show at 11 a.m. Friday
– Auction: Friday at 5:30 p.m.
– Theme for 2021 Fair will be “To the Fair and Beyond”

*exact time may vary by up to an hour, check back nearer the fair.

LIVESTOCK EXHIBITORS including, CATTLE, SHEEP, GOAT, HOG, ALPACAS, LLAMAS, HORSE, POULTRY and RABBIT have a mandatory $7 youth, $10 adult entry fee due with registration, which entitles the exhibitor to a special livestock exhibitor 4 day admission wrist band.  These are only available from the fair office upon registering, and only to the person registering livestock.  Arrangements will be made to get them to you if you register on-line or mail in your registration, upon receipt of payment.

Link to online registration

Who will be the Exhibitor of the Year in 2021 (for still exhibits)?
Rules: The exhibitor with the most blue ribbons received in four or more categories (Culinary Arts, Needlework, Fine Arts, Folk Arts, Photography, Agriculture, Floriculture or Horticulture) will receive the award. No one can receive the award more than two years in a row. The Winner gets a silver plate and $50.

The deadline to pre-register junior market livestock for
BEEF STEERS is February 15th.  Market Steer Showmanship Guide
MARKET HOGS is May 15   Market Swine Showmanship Guide
MARKET LAMBS is June 1st  Market Lamb Showmanship Guide

Beef registration form

Hog registration form

Lamb registration form

Advanced Market Livestock Report Book
Beginner Market Livestock Record Book

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Livestock Rules for Exhibitions
Exhibitors: It is your responsibility to know the rules before bringing animals to the fair.

How to exhibit vegetables at the fair

2021 Buyer’s Brochure Outside
2021 Buyer’s Brochure Inside