August 10-20, 2023
Sedalia, Missouri


Results from the 2023 Missouri State Fair


Youth Swine Skillathon

Thursday, August 10, 2023
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Age 12 and Under Division
1st – Clara Copenhaver, Higginsville
2nd – Charlot Thornton, Slater
3rd – Collin Risa, Camden Point


Age 13-15
1st – Khloe Merrifield, Adrian
2nd – Rhett Forkner, Richards
3rd – Savanna Bramwell, Centerview


Age 16 and Older
1st – Annie Robinson, Wellsville
2nd – Mason Forkner, Richards
3rd – Tucker Robnett, Laddonia


4-H & FFA Youth Swine Judging Contest

Friday, August 11, 2023
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Pro Division

Top Individual – Quincy Wiegand


Senior Division

1st – Bates County Senior Team – Reagan O’Farrell, Kayde Colin, Kenton Merrifield and Callie Ferguson
2nd – Cattle Guys Team – Rebecca Hunt, Paisley Nelson, Cass Kleeman and Cash Honeycutt
3rd – LMB Team – Elliott Cooley, Harlee Beck, Gracelynn Bernett and Braden Stimpson

Top Individual – Elliott Cooley


Junior Division

1st – Bates County Jr. Team – Khloe Merrifield, Colton Hawkins and Kennedi Hettinger
2nd – Caldwell County Team – Owen Moss, Kayla Piatt, Gage Miller and Cash Walker
3rd – The SMoke Show Team – Carlie Kleeman, Aubree Sloan, Lilly Bowling and Cealy Bedwell

Top Individual – Khloe Merrifield


Novice Division

1st – The Blue Butts Team – Addy Sloan, Anniston Curtis and Chesney Brock

Top Individual – Addy Sloan



Lick Your Chops, Missouri! Cooking Contest

Saturday, August 19, 2023

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2023 Missouri State Fair Growth & Quality Barrow Classic

Overall Winner – Sawyer Bolinger, Boone County
2nd Place – Morgan Baker, Cooper County

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