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Welcome All Livestock Exhibitors

Each spring, Rodeo Austin welcomes junior livestock exhibitors and horse show exhibitors to the annual Fair and Rodeo typically held in March. On average more than 9,000 exhibitors compete to enhance their agricultural education. Rodeo Austin is proud to provide these opportunities for youth to succeed.

2023 Entries will close on December 15, 2022.



2023 Junior Livestock Show

March 3 – Ag Mechanics Arrival
March 4 – Ag Mechanics Contest
March 9 – Jr. Market Steer Arrival
March 9 – Beef Cattle Skillathon
March 10 – Jr. Market Steer Show
March 11 – Jr. Market Steer Show
March 12 – Jr. Breeding Heifer Arrival (British/Continental)
March 13 – Jr. Breeding Heifer Show
March 14 – Jr. Breeding Heifer Arrival (American)
March 15 – Jr. Breeding Heifer Show
March 16 – Jr. Market Poultry Arrival/Sift & Show
March 17 – Jr. Market Lamb & Goat Arrival
March 17 – Sheep Skillathon
March 18 – Jr. Market Lamb & Goat Show
March 19 – Youth Robotics Challenge
March 20 – Poultry Judging Contest
March 21 – Jr. Market Barrow Arrival
March 21 – Swine Skillathon
March 22 – Jr. Market Barrow Show
March 23 – Jr. Market Barrow Show
March 24 – Livestock Judging Contest
March 24 – Gold Stirrup Horse Show Arrival
March 25 – Youth Auction
March 25 – Gold Stirrup Horse Show

*Schedule subject to change.


2023 Junior Livestock Show Judges

Market Steers
Jason Hoffman; Thedford, NE

Market Broilers
Curtis Vader; Magnolia, TX

Market Turkeys
Micah Osburn; Somerville TX

Market Lambs
Marty Gibbs; Ballinger, TX

Market Goats
Barrett Carlisle; Leavenworth, KS

Market Barrows
Troy Sloan; Cameron, MO

Junior Breeding Heifers (British/Brangus, Red Brangus, Simbrah, ARB)
Blake Bloomberg; Secor, IL

Junior Breeding Heifers (Continental/Beefmaster, Brahman, Santa Gertrudis)
Chris Sankey; Council Grove, KS



Livestock Show kids showing sheep

2023 Schedule

Young lady showing her heifer

2023 Premium Book

Poultry exhibitors

Weight Breaks

Girl posed with champion junior market goat show

2022 Results


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