Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction

Supporting Wisconsin Youth for 50 Years

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A Wisconsin Tradition

The Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction

 A Wisconsin Tradition 

Here's a photo of Governor Tommy Thompson holding nine-month old Lauren May at the

2000 Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction. 

In 2014 & 2015, Lauren was on the stage again selling her Grand Champion Steers and, again,

in 2016 selling the Reserve Champion Steer.



2017 Save The Date


We are looking forward to seeing you at the

2017 Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Auction Reception-4:30 pm,

Auction Program 6:00 pm, Auction 6:30 pm


Arrive Early for the Supreme/Grand Champion Drives

Beef-2:30 pm, Sheep-3:30 pm, Swine-4:30pm

 CaseIH Coliseum at Wisconsin State Fair




Mission Statement

The Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction has been supporting Wisconsin Youth actively involved in agriculture for 50 years.

Our mission is to educate and encourage Wisconsin State Fair youth exhibitors to produce high quality livestock that will provide wholesome and nutritious products while providing a platform for enhancing and strengthening the agriculture community of Wisconsin, and to foster better understanding of the agriculture industry throughout our society.