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Find out who the winners are in any one of hundreds of competitions going on during the fair. From grand champion livestock to husband caller, winners are posted almost immediately after the judging.
Have you ever watched a parade and thought it would be fun to be in the parade? This is your chance to participate in the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade. We are looking for both commercial and non-commercial groups to enter their floats or specialty units as well as high school bands.
To ensure the safety and proper treatment of all participating livestock. The Illinois State Fair requires veterinary inspection and certification with specific guidelines.
These are the ONLY locations that 4-H and FFA members can weigh sheep and goats that will possibly be shown at this year’s state fair.
Western riders show the skills of horse and rider as they compete.