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Agriculture & Animals

Open Class Livestock

Pre-Registration Deadline
Friday, August 6th, 2021
Take part in one of many youth and open class livestock divisions. From guinea pigs and rabbits to sheep and dairy cattle, there's lots of class options. Check out the registration tips below.

SD Sweet 16 Showdown

Pre-Registration Deadline: TBA
Details about this competition and how to get involved in 2021 are coming soon!
Get Registered

Battle of the Times Show

Pre-Registration Deadline: TBA
Details about this competition and how to get involved in 2021 are coming soon!

Lords & Ladies Lead

Entry Deadline
July 30th, 2021
A free event and open to anyone old enough to handle sheep. Ew lamb or yearling ewe are suggested and sheep can be borrowed.

Super Farmer

Entry Deadline
Pre-Register or Event Day
Compete in a wheelbarrow race, steel post driving, bale throw and skid bale stacking to the coveted title of Super Farmer.

Mutton Busting

Entry Deadline
TBA
Throw your child on a sheep to see if they can hold on for the ride, why not? It's a BCF staple that always proves to be entertaining.

Livestock Open Class Registration Tips

  • Pre-registration is not required but strongly encouraged. All entries registered on FairEntry by Friday, August 6th, 2021 will be given preferential stalling. Entries received after the deadline will pay a late registration fee and will not be guaranteed stalling.
  • All 4-H Livestock will be eligible to be shown in Open Class; however, advance entry is strongly encouraged.
  • If you are new to our online registration via FairEntry, check out our FAQ.
  • Each exhibitor can have multiple entries. One entry must be made for each exhibit. For example, if you are bringing two poultry, two entries into the poultry class must be created.
  • Payment must be made upon the completion of your entry process to ensure preferential stalling. Checks can be written to the Brown County Treasurer and mailed to: Brown County Fair, 400 24th Ave. NW, Aberdeen, SD 57401. Credit card payments are also accepted by calling the Brown County Fair at (605) 626-7116. Processing fees will apply.
  • Review the 4-H & Open Class 2019 Livestock Book in advance of getting entered in our Open Class Livestock events for classes, schedules, regulations and more.

Home Arts

Compete in the field division, garden & flower division, home arts events or a number of home art division competitions. We aren't joking when we suggest there is something for everyone.

Registration Deadline: August 13th, 2021

Get Registered

Tips for Home Arts Registration

  • Registering entries does not mean that you have to have your entry ready for display by Friday, August 13th. Entries must be ready for display by check-in on Monday, August 16th.
  • If you are unable to bring an entry, there is NO PENALTY.
  • If you are new to our online registration via FairEntry, check out our FAQ.
  • Each exhibitor can have multiple entries. One entry must be made for each exhibit. For example, if you are bringing two photographs, two entries into the photography class must be created.
  • Review the Home Arts Book in advance of getting entered in any Home Arts competition for details about checking in entries, picking up exhibits and more.