Major Shows & Validations

 

Major Show Tag & Poultry Orders

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Major Show Validations

Validation Time Frame:

Fall Majors include State Fair of Texas and Heart o’ Texas

Spring Majors include Fort Worth, San Angelo, San Antonio, Houston, Austin, and Texas Elite

June October November
Fall Major Heifer
Spring Major Heifer
Fall Major Steer
Spring Major Steer
Fall Major Swine
Spring Major Swine
Fall Major Sheep
Spring Major Sheep
Fall Major Goat
Spring Major Goat

Click on each species below to view validation information and updates

Heifer

***NEW: All major show heifers will now be tagged. Previously validated heifers will NOT be required to get tagged unless they have changed ownership or breed.***

Fall Majors: must validate in June

Spring Majors: must validate in June or October

Steer

Fall Majors: must validate in June

Spring Majors: must validate in June

Swine

Fall Majors: must validate in June

Spring Majors: must validate in November

Goat

***NEW: Goats validated during the 2024 State Fair Validation Period (June 2024) WILL BE ELIGIBLE for 2025 Spring Major Shows. Market goats validated for the 2024 State Fair will carryover for 2025 Spring Major Shows. Once validated, the project MUST stay in the care of the exhibitor that project is validated to. If the exhibitor chooses to sell the project to a new exhibitor, the new exhibitor MUST REVALIDATE the project within the next validation period (October 2024).***

Fall Majors: must validate in June

Spring Majors: must validate in June or October

Sheep

***NEW: Sheep validated during the 2024 State Fair Validation Period (June 2024) WILL BE ELIGIBLE for 2025 Spring Major Shows. Market sheep validated for the 2024 State Fair will carryover for 2025 Spring Major Shows. Once validated, the project MUST stay in the care of the exhibitor that project is validated to. If the exhibitor chooses to sell the project to a new exhibitor, the new exhibitor MUST REVALIDATE the project within the next validation period (October 2024).***

Fall Majors: must validate in June

Spring Majors: must validate in June or October

 

 

Major Show Rules, Schedule of Events, & More

Exhibitors must attend a major show sign-up night listed below.

Click on each show below to access show website for rules, schedules, and more.

State Fair of Texas
Heart of Texas Fair & Rodeo

Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo (Waco)
September 25  -October 13, 2024

Rules & Guidelines

Schedule

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo
January 17 – February 8, 2025

 

San Angelo Stock Show & Rodeo

San Angelo Stock Show & Rodeo
January 30 – February 16, 2025

 

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
February 6 – February 23, 2025

 

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

March 4 – March 23, 2025

Rodeo Austin

Rodeo Austin
March 14 – March 29, 2025

 


 

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