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Minnesota Royal

Minnesota Royal began on the St. Paul Campus in 1916 when it was known as Ag Royal.  This event  has a rich history and tradition.

The 98th Annual Minnesota Royal will be held April 7 - 14, 2014.  See below for all scheduled events.
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Annual Events

Who Participates in Minnesota Royal?

Minnesota Royal is for everyone including students, faculty, staff, alumni and the surrounding community. Students involved in organizations located on the St. Paul Campus have the opportunity to participate in Minnesota Royal competitions.  They compete for awards and recognition. University faculty, staff, alumni and friends offer their time, talent and support to this student-run event. The surrounding communities have the opportunity to experience Minnesota Royal.  They are also able to learn more about agriculture and what it provides for them and their families.

2014 MN Royal Schedule of Events

Monday, April 7th
    8:30 pm -Royalty Introductions/Voting, Ruttan B45   
    8:45 pm -Talent/Skit Show, Ruttan B45

 Tuesday, April 8th
    6:30 pm -Quiz Bowl, Ruttan B35

Wednesday, April 9th
    6:00 pm -Royal Run, State Fair Grounds
    9:00 pm -Milkmaid Contest, Dairy Barn

Thursday, April 10th
    9:30 pm-12:30 am -Johnny Holm Band, Livestock Pavilion
    9:00 am-4 pm -Stock the Trailer, Front of Student Center
Friday, April 11th
    4:00 pm -Ag Olympics/Animal Calling, Livestock Pavilion

Saturday, April 12th
    8:00 am-4:00 pm -Stock the Trailer, Livestock Pavilion                 
    8:00 am -Showmanship, Livestock Pavilion
    12pm-2pm - Alumni BBQ, Livestock Pavilion

Monday, April 14th
    8:30 pm -Award Ceremony, Ruttan B45    

*Schedule subject to change slightly.

For more information on Minnesota Royal, contact:

Jeff Borst
2014 Overall Chair


MN Royal Chairs
Showmanship Trophy Winners

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