2018 GOVERNOR’S BLUE RIBBON LIVESTOCK AUCTION A SUCCESS
WEST ALLIS, Wis. – Aug. 8, 2018 – Wisconsin State Fair Officials and members of the Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation are pleased to announce that the annual Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction at the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair was a success. The evening raised a total of $316,800.
Bucky Badger and the Echoes of Camp Randall Marching Band once again kicked things off at the Case IH Coliseum and set the tone for an exciting night. Bidding commenced with Governor Walker auctioning off the Grand Champion Steer (Crossbred) exhibited by Reid Runkel of Burlington, Wis. in Racine County. The 1,325-pound steer sold for $47,500 with the winning bid from Meijer.