Competitions & shows


The 2021 Florida State Fair has been postponed to April 2021. Dates and information will be posted as they become available. For more information and updates from the Florida State Fair, visit FloridaStateFair.com/updates.

All Youth Exhibitors entered in the 2021 Florida State Fair Youth Show MUST HAVE COMPLETED an Ethics workshop by February 1st, 2021. The deadline has been extended from January 18th to February 1st.

February 1, 2021 - All RecordBooks (except Steer & Swine) Postmark Deadline, Illustrated Talk andDemonstration Video Submissions, Pre-Fair Promotional Video Submissions (Only Steer & Swine), Swine Ask Me Talks Video Submission.

March 1, 2021 - Pre-Fair Promotional Video Submission (All Other Youth Shows), Chapter/Club Appointed Showman Forms (All Other Youth Shows).

Entry Deadlines: The 1st Late Entry Period will be extended until January 11th, 2021 for the following Youth Shows: Youth Beef, Youth Dairy, Youth Dairy Goat, Youth Sheep, Youth Dog, Youth Llama, and Youth Rabbit. Entries are subject to space availability and will be charged the double-entry fees. The Final Late Entry charges have been suspended.

The 2021 Swine Show will be February 12th – 14th and the 2021 Steer Show will be February 19th – 21st.


Agriculture Competitions

The Florida State Fair strives to offer quality competitive programs for Florida’s Agricultural community to showcase Florida Agriculture to our diverse audience of Fair-goers. Pages with a lock icon will remain locked until information is released.



Dairy Goat




Pygmy Goat



Youth Dog

Youth Sheep

Youth swine

Specialty Events

4-H & FFA

Florida State Fair

Competitions & Shows

We are thrilled that you are interested in the 2021 Florida State Fair. We are in the process of formulating rules for the 2021 Fair. All Show information will be posted on or before October 2020. We encourage you to check out all the information in regards to each show.

All students that are entered in the 2021 Florida State Fair Youth Show must complete the ethics training to show an animal at the 2021 Florida State Fair. Youth exhibiting at other fairs should check that specific fair’s rules for ethics qualifications. The last workshop offered for exhibitors showing at the 2021 Florida State Fair will be heldJanuary 18, 2021 at the Florida State Fairgrounds.