2021 Scholarship Awards

Thank You to the over 40 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Exhibitors who applied for a 2021 Scholarship!  We look forward to seeing the schlorship recipients on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at the Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction!

 

The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation is awarding
  $30,500 in 2021 Scholarships

 

While we are all pleased to say a very sincere goodbye to 2020, we are incredibly pleased that we will, once again, be awarding the Blue Ribbon Sale of Champion Scholarships at the 2021 Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

 

The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation is awarding $30,500 in 2021.  We will award five $2000 scholarships, six $1,500 scholarships, seven $1000 scholarships, eight $500 scholarships, and a one-time $500 Marv Espenschied Memorial  Scholarship.
 

Marv Espenschied who passed away on December 7, 2020, was a Wisconsin State Fair superintendent and long-time supporter of the junior beef show at the Wisconsin State Fair. In memory of Marv, we are offering a special, one-time $500 Scholarship to a 2021 applicant who has participated in showing beef at the Wisconsin State Fair.

 

 

 

 

Become An Auction Friend

 

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Become a 2021 Auction Friend

Wisconsin State Fair is back for 2021!

We are asking for your help and support to make 2021 our best year ever!

 

The Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction (GBRLA) supports incredible opportunities for  Wisconsin Youth by supportng Wisconsin State Fair Jr. Show awards, scholarship awards, and many activities. As an “Auction Friend” you play a key role in the future of the auction. We ask that you consider joining us in making this coveted event possible for Wisconsin’s Youth and help us to have another record-setting year!

The GBRLA will be supporting over 200 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Exhibitors by awarding $100 to each Showmanship Competition winner in every age category; $250 to each of the Reserve Champions not sold in the auction; and will present three Leadership Awards – one each in beef, sheep and swine. In addition, we continue to proudly sponsor the Wisconsin Livestock Breeders Association's 2021 Show Camp. The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation will once again be managing the 2021 Camp of Champions featuring all the junior exhibitors who have sold animals in the auction and awarding $30,500 in scholarships! In 2019, the Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction raised an impressive $255,850 and with your help, we anticipate shattering those numbers!

We are looking forward to the 2021 Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction, Wednesday, August 11th, in the Case IH Coliseum at Wisconsin State Fair where this year’s auction will spotlight the Wisconsin State Fair Junior Market Animal Beef, Sheep, and Swine Champions. All “Auction Friends” who donate by July 1st will be listed in the 2021 Governor's Auction Program and will receive complimentary tickets to the pre-auction reception to include dinner and pre-auction entertainment.

The 2021 Wisconsin State Fair Governor’s Blue Ribbon Auction will surely be an event you won’t want to miss!  We look forward to seeing you soon and thank you, again, for your consideration and support of this exciting and rewarding event!

Donate Here

Gold Level $1,000 +
Listed in the GBRLA event Program and on the GBTLA Website

Listed on the Sponsor & Friends Auction Banners

Recognition during the Auction

6 tickets to the pre-Auction Reception     

  

Silver Level  $500 - $999

Listted in the GBRLA event Program and on the GBRLA Website

Listed on the Sponsor & Friends Auction Banners

4 Tickets to the pre-Auction Reception

Bronze Level - $250 - $499

Listed in the GBRLA event Program and on the GBRLA Website

Listed on Auction Website

Listed on the Sponsor & Friends Auction Banners

2 Tickets to the pre-Auction Reception

Auction Friend $100-$249

Listed in the GBRLA event Programand on the GBRLA Website

Listed on the Sponsor & Friends Auction Banners

1 Ticket to the pre-Auction Reception

 

 

 

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