From the cropland…to the coastline

From the cropland…to the coastline

Please find the list of events and jackpots we know of below. If you plan on attending any shows, please email the board and we will update the event to try and pull more breeders to show with you! Shows are a great place to meet like minded people that enjoy the breed. Shows with an (*) asterisks will have an American Aberdeen sponsorship/class or will be knowingly attended by one of our members. Clarification will be in the event description. Subject to change as timelines approach.


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Kootenai Classic – Junior Show

Kootenai County Fairgrounds 4056 N Government Way, Couer D'Alene, ID, United States

The Kootenai Classic was started in 2010 by Eddie Davis as a small Steer Jackpot, hosted in a 4-H leader’s barn in Northern Idaho.  Before Jackpots had become big in our area, this show started with the simple idea of providing local 4-H steer members an opportunity of more experience in the ring before their […]

2024 AJAA Junior Nationals

Boone County Fairgrounds 1601 Industrial Park Road, Boone, IA, United States

Did you mark your calendar for the biggest American Junior Aberdeen Association event of the year yet? If not mark it down now! The 2024 Aberdeen Junior Nationals is being held this June 16-21st in Boone, Iowa at the Coone County Fairgrounds.

Iowa State Fair

Iowa State Fairgrounds 3000 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA, United States

The internationally acclaimed Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines is Iowa’s great celebration, a salute to […]

Wyoming State Fair

Wyoming State Fairgrounds 400 W Center Street, Douglas, WY, United States

The Wyoming State Fair officially started in 1905 in Douglas, Wyoming. The fair has always been an event that has showcased the culture and heritage of Wyoming and has been a constant thread weaving through the fabric of Wyoming’s history. The Wyoming State Fair has been a gathering point for generations of families, while providing […]

New York State Fair

New York State Fairgrounds 581 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse, NY, United States

In New York State, the competitive spirit is a big part of who they are – and few places is it more evident than at the Fair. Each year, thousands of participants cater to their competitive side by entering in competitions spanning a full range of categories including fine arts, photography, livestock and more. From […]

Nebraska State Fair

Fonner Park 700 E Stolley Park Road, Grand Island, NE, United States

The Nebraska State Fair is an annual 11-day event that is held at the end of August through early September, ending on Labor Day. In 2023, the fair begins August 23. The fair is hosted at Fonner Park in Grand Island, NE. The Nebraska State Fair offers insights into the unique culture of Nebraska. It […]

The Big E: 2024

Eastern States Exposition 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA, United States

Each September, more than 1.6 million people travel to Eastern States Exposition’s grounds for New England’s grandest fair – The Big E. The 17-day event provides a one of a kind tactile experience in which visitors can celebrate the season and to enjoy the sights, sounds and flavors of the region. Deadline August 15 Learn […]

World Beef Expo

Wisconsin State Fair Park 640 S 84th Street, West Allis, WI, United States

The 2022 World Beef Expo will be held September 22-25 at Wisconsin State Fair Park. Check out for more info.

Keystone International Livestock Exposition 2024

Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center 2300 N Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA, United States

The "major" of the East Coast. Family-friendly, high-caliber stock show featuring draft horses, beef cattle, sheep, hogs, and Boer goats.

American Royal

American Royal Complex 1701 American Royal Ct, Kansas City, MO, United States

Celebrating its 125th year, the 2024 American Royal Livestock Show, is scheduled for October 9th - 27th at the American Royal Complex in Kansas City, Missouri.

Northern International Livestock Exposition

Northern International Livestock Exposition 308 6th Avenue North, Billings, MT, United States

The Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the livestock industry, agriculture education, and preserving the western way of life. The premiere event of the NILE is a week-long stock show and rodeo held in October each year. Hundreds of exhibitors from across the United States and Canada […]

North American International Livestock Exposition

NAILE is the world's largest purebred livestock exposition, and the home of the North American Championship Rodeo. Produced by Kentucky Venues. NAILE accepts entries for 10 major divisions of livestock: beef cattle, boer goats, dairy cattle, dairy goats, draft horses, llamas and alpacas, market swine, mules and donkeys, and sheep. Today’s young participants are the […]

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