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Exhibitor Updates


Shows, rules, and schedules are SUBJECT TO CHANGE. As we continue to move forward, we recoginze the situation remains very fluid and we will continue to monitor. Please stay up to date by visiting the Tulsa State Fair website.

Important Deadlines
  • Junior Livestock Show Nomination Deadline: July 1, 2020
  • Junior Livestock Show Entry Deadline: August 31, 2020
  • Junior Livestock Show Late Entry Deadline: September 4, 2020
  • 4-H & FFA Agriculture Exhibits Deadline: September 25, 2020
COVID-19 Safety Measures for Junior Livestock Show
  • CDC and Tulsa Health Department Guidelines. The Tulsa State Fair will implement and follow all CDC and THD guidelines.
  • Monitor Human Health. Individuals should not attend the Tulsa State Fair if they have been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms within the last 14 days, have a fever or are immunocompromised. Daily temperature checks prior to arrival each day are encouraged. Exhibitors are encouraged to utilize personal video streaming devices to allow family from vulnerable groups to see the show without being present.
  • Masks and Face Coverings. CDC guidelines will be followed regarding masks and face coverings. Mask guidelines will be followed as defined by the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Ordinance Number 24408. In addition, masks will be required for all visitors, staff, vendors, judges, and livestock participants when indoors or outdoors, and not able to physically distance. When actively eating or drinking, or at a distanced table designated for eating and drinking, masks may be removed.
  • Physical Distancing. Physical distancing will be encouraged by signage and frequent public announcements. Staff and superintendents will appropriately distance stalling and penning assignments. When breaking classes the number of animals in each class will be carefully considered to allow proper show ring social distancing.
  • Exhibitor Equipment. Exhibitors are encouraged to clean and disinfect items from home before bringing them to the Tulsa State Fair and again before taking them home. Exhibitors are encouraged to not share items with others while at the Tulsa State Fair.
  • No Food in Barns. No food will be permitted in the barns. Concession stands and food venders will be open with the proper seating distanced and cleaned regularly.
  • No Camping in Barns. No camping in the barns or stall areas will be permitted.
  • No Pets. Only animals officially entered to show at the Tulsa State Fair will be permitted on grounds.
  • Check in Process. Animal check in will be conducted online via smart phone or other device. To provide a touchless process, each entry will be assigned a number. There will be no ring card provided or collected. Breeding animal exhibitors will be required to submit a copy of their registration papers online with their entries to check prior to the show.
  • Class Postings. All classes and show orders will be posted online only to eliminate crowding when viewing.
  • Photo Backdrop. Only exhibitors and their immediate family members will be permitted at the backdrop and in the photos to eliminate crowding.
  • Holding Rings. Only the exhibitor and one assistant will be permitted in the holding rings. Holding rings will be limited to the two classes following the class in the ring.
Junior Market Animal Show Changes/Updates
  • Non-Terminal. All market animal shows are non-terminal with the exception of the Grand and Reserve Grand Champions.
  • Premium Sale. The premium sale will be hosted virtually through an online sale platform.
Junior Breeding Animal Show Changes/Updates
  • Registration Papers. All registration papers will be required to be submitted online with entry and will be pre-checked prior to the show by staff and superintendents.
  • ID Checks. If necessary, tattoo or ID checks will be conducted by appointment and/or organized schedule.
Junior Beef and Dairy Cattle Show Changes
  • Bedding. No bedding will be provided. Exhibitors must bring their own or can purchase online through the on site feed store.
Junior Swine Show Changes
  • Penning. Pens will be assigned upon arrival.
  • Pens. Barrows and gilts will be penned in 10' x 10' horse stalls. Plan accordingly by bringing dividers and fans.
  • Gilt Show Limit. The gilt entry limit is two head. An exhibitor may enter as many as they wish, but will only be allowed to bring and show two.
Junior Sheep Show Changes
  • Market Lamb Classification. Market lamb classification will be conducted by a three member panel the day prior to the show.
4-H & FFA Indoor Agricultural Exhibits
  • Online Entries. All 4-H and FFA exhibit entries must enter online and bring their printed entry tags with them to check in.
  • Entry Deadline. Friday, September 25, 2020.
VIP Parking
  • VIP Parking Lot 1. The VIP Parking Lot 1 will be located north of the Oklahoma Ford Dealers Barn. The VIP Lot 1 will be most convenient for Junior Beef Cattle, Junior Dairy Cattle, and Junior Dairy Goat exhibitors.
  • VIP Parking Lot 2. The VIP Parking Lot 2 will be located north of the Super Duty Barn. It will be most convenient for Junior Swine, Junior Meat Goat, Junior Breeding Doe, Junior Sheep, and Poultry Show exhibitors.
  • VIP Parking Lot 1 and 2 Passes. VIP Parking passes will be sold by the day on a first come first serve basis for $25 per day. VIP Parking passes will go on sale, online, August 10.
Exhibitor Season Gate Passes
  • Each exhibitor will receive one, complimentary Livestock Exhibitor Season Gate Pass. Livestock Exhibitor Season Gate Pass is good for the entire 11 days. Additional Livestock Exhibitor Season Gate Passes will be available to purchase online.
Livestock Exhibitor Trailer Parking
  • Trailer Parking is Limited. The Tulsa State Fair will provide an off-site, secured parking area designated for livestock trailers on a first come, first serve basis for $10. Trailer parking passes are limited and will be sold on a first come, first serve basis online.
  • Trailer Parking Passes. The trailer parking passes will be sold in sessions. Session 1: October 1 - 4, 2020; Session 2: October 5 - 7, 2020; Session 3: October 8 - 11, 2020.
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