Livestock Show

The American Royal announces Stock Show Secrets as Presenting Sponsor of 2020 Livestock Show. Read more:

Feb 20 Press Release

Celebrating its 121st year, the 2020 American Royal Livestock Show, presented by Stock Show Secrets, will be held Oct. 14-25 and the Junior Premium Livestock Auction will be held Oct. 18 at the American Royal Complex in Kansas City, Missouri. 2020 Premium Book will be available by mid-May.

The American Royal began its existence in 1899 as The National Hereford Show. Since that time, the American Royal Livestock Show has grown to become one of the most prestigious livestock shows in the nation! The American Royal has developed a reputation as one of the toughest competitions and draws an audience of owners, breeders, future business and agriculture leaders, and animal enthusiasts from across the country.  The Livestock Show is a national show that strives to impact the future of agriculture by providing educational experiences and scholarships.

In 2019, over 1,700 exhibitors from 38 states made the trip to Kansas City for the Royal. Throughout the two week show, over 3,500 head of the nation’s highest quality cattle, hogs, sheep, and goats were exhibited at the American Royal Complex.

Media Pass Requests

Media Passes will be available by request. Please email Tami Parr at [email protected] with your name, affiliation, contact information, and number of passes needed. Media Passes will be available for pick-up at the front desk of the American Royal offices during the event.

2020 Premium Book will be available by mid-May. ENTRY WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON. If you would like to be notified when entry is available, please CLICK HERE to add your information to our contact list.

Exhibitor Information
2019 Livestock Show Premium Book
Livestock Blog



DNA Deadlines

All Market Animal DNA Due - COMING SOON
Late DNA Deadline - COMING SOON
($50 late fee per exhibitor)

Ownership Deadlines

All Market Animals - COMING SOON
Pedigreed Gilts - COMING SOON
Breeding Cattle - COMING SOON

Entry Deadlines

Entries Due - COMING SOON
Late Entry Deadline - COMING SOON
($75 late fee per exhibitor)
All Substitutions Due - COMING SOON

Exhibitor Info