Due to Covid restrictions- the 2021 Illinois Beef Expo Sales will be held on

February 25-27th
at Lowderman Auction Facility in Macomb, IL.


 The 2021 Illinois Beef Expo Junior Show and Trade Show will be held 

March 12-14, 2021 at Expo Gardens in Peoria, IL.


Download Printable Expo Schedule

2021 Illinois Beef Expo - February 24-28, 2021


**Please note dates and locations for all events**
SALES

Thursday, February 25
11 a.m. - IPT Bull Sale -- Lowderman Auction Facility, Macomb, IL

Friday, February 26
12 p.m. -  Simmental Sale -- Lowderman Auction Facility, Macomb, IL
Illinois Simmental Association Banquet to follow sale (approximately 3 pm)

Saturday, February 27
Morning - Illinois Angus Futurity Show -- Lowderman Auction Facility, Macomb, IL
2 p.m. -  Illinois Angus Futurity Sale --Lowderman Auction Facility, Macomb, IL

JUNIOR SHOW AND TRADE SHOW

Sunday, March 7 
 8:00 am  — Early Virtual Check-In Opens ($55/head per ring) (visit www.illinoisbeefexpo.com for more information)

 Thursday, March 11 
11:59 pm — Early Virtual Check in ends. 
Any cattle checked-in after this deadline will pay an increased entry fee.

Friday, March 12
8:00 am - Exhibitors may begin arriving
(No marking of stalls or trailer space is allowed prior to this)
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm - Trade Show Open
4:00 pm - Late Check-in ends ($75/head per ring).
ALL CATTLE MUST BE VIRTUALLY CHECKED-IN BY 4:00PM ON FRIDAY.
No check-ins will be accepted after this!
4:00pm-6:00pm - Steer and Heifer Exhibitor card pick-up. Any exhibitors with stall fees or IBA dues still needing to be paid will need to do so at this time. 

Saturday, March 13 
7:30am - 8:30am - Steer and Heifer Exhibitor card pick-up. Any exhibitors with stall fees or IBA dues still needing to be paid will need to do so at this time. 
8:00 am - 4:30 pm - Trade Show Open
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:00am - Ring A Steer Show begins (with breed steers alphabetically by breed, followed by AOB Steers, followed by Crossbred, followed by Market Heifers). Ring B will begin just as soon as Champion Angus steer is completed in Ring A
** Steers are released to leave at the conclusion of the steer show**
3:00pm-6:00pm - Heifer Exhibitor Card Pick Up continues. Any exhibitors with stall fees or IBA dues still needing to be paid will need to do so at this time. 

Sunday, March 14 
7:30 am - 8:30am - Heifer Exhibitor card pick-up.
8:00 am - 2:00 pm - Trade Show Open
8:00 am - Ring A Heifer Show begins (with breed heifers alphabetically by breed, followed by AOB Heifers, followed by Commercial), Ring B will begin just as soon as Champion Angus heifer is completed in Ring A.