UTIA Family, please refer to utk.edu/coronavirus for the latest updates and student information. For UTIA-specific resources, including event information and county office status, please visit utia.tennessee.edu/coronavirus .

Animal Exhibitions

The Tennessee Youth Livestock Program offers many opportunities to exhibit through the state. Individual show information can be found in each tab. For more information, contact your local UT Extension agent.

Program Contact: Aaron Fisher, fisher@utk.edu

July 14, 2020
Please check out this update Sheep Expo, State Goat Show and Beef Expo.

May 19, 2020
Please read and/or download this Expo Update document for important information concerning the Tennessee Junior Livestock Expo that are rescheduled for August 2020.

May 8, 2020
Read the recently released guidance for livestock events from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture concerning youth livestock shows. Slowing the Spread of COVID-19: Guidance for Livestock Competitions and Events.

State 4-H Horse Show

June 14-18, 2021
National Walking Horse Celebration Grounds
110 N Evans Street
Shelbyville, TN 37160


The state 4-H Horse Show is held in June of every year at the National Walking Horse Celebration, Shelbyville, TN.

Visit UTHorse for all show announcements and related resources.

State Junior Meat Goat Show

August 15, 2020
Wilson County Fairgrounds
945 E Baddour Parkway
Lebanon, TN 37087


Knoxville Spring Junior Cattle Show (KSJCE)

April 24-25, 2020- Cancelled
Tennessee Valley Fairgrounds
Chilhowee Park
3301 Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville, Tennessee 37914


Parking Information

Tennessee Junior Livestock Exposition Sheep Show

October 22-23, 2021
W. Clyde Hyder-Tommy Burks Agricultural Pavilion
Tennessee Tech University
2390 Gainesville Grade
Cookeville, Tennessee 38505

Show Information

Online Entry
Sheep Expo Handbook
Breed Classification Guidelines

Entry Forms

Registered Ewe
Commercial Ewe
Market Lamb