Bastrop Area Livestock Show (BALS)

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Bastrop Area Livestock Show!

Bastrop Area Livestock Show & Fair Association

Livestock Show Information

Bastrop Area Livestock Show & Fair Association
About Us


Contact Us

Bastrop Area Livestock Show & Fair Association
P.O. Box 283
Bastrop, Texas 78602

  • Physical Address:

Bastrop Area Livestock Show Barn (Ken Estepp Barn)
801 American Legion Drive
Bastrop, Texas 78602
(Behind the Bastrop American Legion off of Loop 150)

Officers, Superintendants, & Advisors
    • President: Amanda Brantley
    • President Elect:
    • Secretary: Judy Ellis
    • Treasurer: Phyllis Mathison
    • Show Superintendent: Larry Hendrix
    • Beef Cattle: Allen Stewart (512-413-8512) | Les Hudson (512-762-8321)
    • Goat: Quency Lewis (512-848-4917) | Cindy Davis (512-466-7956) | Jo Lynn Howard (512) 995-9631
    • Lamb: Bobby Bauer (512-332-6266) | Judy Ellis (512-575-0452) | Herbert Bartsch (512-332-6870)
    • Poultry: Barbara Lang (512-321-5832)
    • Rabbit: Jason Platt (512-434-9525) | Wayne Masur (512-988-0977)
    • Swine: Natalie Roman (512-308-7907) | Vince Roman (512-988-0161)
    • Brett Wheeler, Bastrop FFA
    • Rachel Hamby, Bastrop FFA
    • Cassidy Mercer,  Cedar Creek FFA
    • Chad Goertz, Cedar Creek FFA
    • Mellanie Mickelson, CEA 4-H & Youth Development
    • Ashley Radde, CEA Agriculture & Natural Resources

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Livestock Show & Contest Information
Important Dates & Show Schedule
Rules & Forms

Please note that the health of our exhibitors and their families is of our upmost concern.  This means that there may be some adjustments to the normal event rules and activities with respect to the constantly changing COVID-19 regulations and the safety of everyone involved.  Thank you for your patience!


  • The fundraiser for the 2021 BALSFA Fundraiser has been canceled
  • General rule 4 concerning meeting attendance requirement have been suspended for the 2021 show; however, families are still expected to be aware of the schedule, rules, and other requirements normally communicated at the meetings.

Show Documents & Downloads:

  • 2021 BALS Show Rules – updated 07/13/20
  • Ag Mechanics & Floral Design Contest Entry Form
  • Ag Mechanics Recordbook (Editable Word Document)
  • Baking & Food Preparation Contest Entry Form
  • Public Speaking Contest Entry Form
  • Youth Western Art Show Entry Form
  • Livestock Show Entry forms are carbon copy forms available at the show entry night
Auction Information
  • Auction Slots: There are 55 sale slots, 50 of which will be divided among the livestock species
  • Preparing for the Auction (PDF)
  • Thank You Note Guide (PDF)
  • NOTE: All Thank You Notes due to AST/CEA by April 15, 2021
State Validation & Broiler Order Information
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