Open Class Ag Craft and Livestock Information

 Premium Book information for 2018 will be updated as finalized.

You do not need to be a resident of Benton County to enter!!

Entry forms may be mailed to: Benton County Fair, PO Box 118, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

or emailed to You will receive a confirmation email if you email your form.

Please make sure that you receive one. If you do not, we did not receive your email.

Livestock Exhibitors

You must complete the registration form the for species that you will be exhibiting at the fair.

The State of MN is requiring that all animals are tagged or identified and any required paperwork

is brought to the fair with the animal. Copies of any required paperwork will be made

at the fair so the documentation can remain on file with the Ag. Society. All animals except

lamas may only be shown by the owner or person that is leasing the animal, not by both.

Registration forms for livestock classes:

Beef     Dairy     Goat     Lama     Pigeon     Poultry     Rabbit     Sheep     Swine


 Dairy   1 2


Poultry  12




PigeonsGame Birds


 Goats  1 2



Agricultural and Craft Exhibitors

Entry day: Monday, July 30 from Noon-7pm

Judging Day: Tuesday, July 31 at 8:30 am

No pre-registration needed for the food contests,
just bring your entry the day of the contest.
For the Bigggg Bale Contest, call the fair office
and reserve your bale or bring your own!!
Check out the new contests for 2017…
there’s something for everyone!!
Dept 32 – Class K -Vegetable Vehicles and Class L – Dress Your Vege
Dept 40 – Class I – Fairy Gardens
Dept 43 – Garden Art
Dept 60 – Class M – Dehydrated Meats
Dept 76 – Class H – Costumes
Dept 80 – Class P – Garden Sculptures
Dept 85 – Brownies and Girl Scouts
Dept 86 – Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts
BACK FOR 2018:
Sponsor’s Choice – Awardee is chosen by sponsor
Dept 73
 Gift Certificate – Sponsor’s Choice
Dept 76
  Just Sew Studio
If you would like to be a ‘Special Sponsor’for a department,
please call or email the fair office.
Fruit 2
 Agriculture 2  
Flowers 1  2 3
Baking   2 
Pickles, Canning & Jellies 2 
Homemade Brew 1 2
Needlework  1 2
Home Accessories 1 2
 Hobby Craft 1 2 
Dev. Disabilities-Junior & Youth 1 2
Dev. Disabled Adults 1 2