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Frequently Asked Questions

When do you start taking reservations for this year's Expo?

Online registration will begin in late August. Watch for announcements on facebook and on our website.

What time do Open Show cattle have to be in place?

The Open Show cattle have to be in place by 9:00 a.m. on Thursday.

I am entering a cross bred animal and it asks for sire and dam information. What do I do?

Just put "NA" in the box to continue to the next box. Use "NA" for any information you do not have.

I do not have the registration information on my calf yet, but I want to get it entered before the deadline. What can I do?

Put "Pending" in the box and then send an e-mail to [email protected] with the exhibitor name and registration information when it arrives.

Can I use two forms of payment at check out?

No, you must pay the full amount with one credit card or mail in a check for the full payment to:

World Beef Expo
P.O. Box 1
Burnett, WI 53922


What is a barn display?

It is an area to put breed or farm information near your stalling area. Tables are not included in the fee. Barn displays will not be allowed in 2020.

What is "cattle for display only"?

If you are bringing an animal that is not being shown, you must purchase a stall for that animal. Display animals will not be allowed in 2020.

When do Junior Show cattle have to be in place?

The Junior Show cattle have to be in place by 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Are you having a Youth Sweepstakes?

Yes, there is will be a Youth Sweepstakes. For more information visit http://www.worldbeefexpo.com/1960/custom/34187.

Is there a fee for the Youth Sweepstakes, Showmanship, or the Fitting Clinic? Do you need to register?

There are no fees and there is no pre-registration required for the sweepstakes.. Showmanship will have a sign up on Saturday. The form will be located just outside the entry office. Sign up for your age group.

What is the earliest I can arrive at the World Beef Expo?

The earliest time you can arrive at the World Beef Expo is 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

Does World Beef Expo provide bedding?

Yes. World Beef Expo provides mulch in the barns but you must provide bedding for tie outs. A limited supply of bedding can be purchased. Contact us at [email protected] to order straw or hay.

Can I submit additional entries after I have submitted and paid for entries?

Yes, you can submit additional entries by logging into your account and adding the additional entries.

Can I pre-buy parking tickets? 

No, parking is handled by an outside vendor.  Parking must be paid daily for entry.  Visit directions/parking page for more info.

Do you have a silent auction?  Can I donate?  Where is it located? 

Yes, we will have a silent auction.  Donations are welcomed - contact us at [email protected] or call 920-479-0658 for more info. The silent auction will be located near the entry office.

Does World Beef Expo award a scholarship?  . 

Yes, visit our scholarship page for more details. 

For the Junior Show, does the animal have to be registered in the junior's name to show?


I discovered a mistake after I registered my animal. Who do I contact?

Call us at 920-479-0658 or e-mail us at [email protected].

I found someone's keys. Where should I take them?

Please bring the item to the Entry office that is located up the hill from the Coliseum. We will try to find the owner.

Where can I buy ice?

Ice is available at the Entry Office for $5 per bag

Do I need to pre-register for Showmanship? 

Yes - The sign up sheets for all age groups will be posted near the entry office on Saturday.