Minnesota Royal

In 2017, Minnesota Royal celebrates its 101st anniversary on the St. Paul campus. Begun in 1916 as Ag Royal, the week-long event is held each spring to celebrate agriculture and what it contributes to the community.

Join us for our livestock showmanship contest on Saturday April 22 (free) or to watch the Johnny Holm band perform Thursday April 20 (tickets are 20$). Throughout the week, student groups on the St. Paul campus will also vie for bragging rights as they participate in good-natured competitions, like animal calling, a milkmaid and lip-sync contest, the Ag Olympics, the Royal Run, skits, showmanship and more. 

Everyone's welcome to join in this week of student-run fun! Stay updated on Minnesota Royal by liking the Minnesota Royal Facebook page.

Alumni  - learn about ways you can get involved with this year's MN Royal and RSVP!

2017 MN Royal Schedule of Events

Monday, April 17:
8:30 pm -Royalty Introductions/Voting, Ruttan B45
8:45 pm -Talent/Skit Show, Ruttan B45

Tuesday, April 18:
6:30 pm -Quiz Bowl, Ruttan B35

Wednesday, April 19:
4:00 pm -Royal Run
9:00 pm -Milkmaid Contest, Dairy Barn

Thursday, April 20:
9:30 pm-12:30 am -Johnny Holm Band, Livestock Pavilion, 1888 Carter Ave, St Paul, MN 55108

Friday, April 21:
4:00 pm -Ag Olympics/Animal Calling, Livestock Pavilion1888 Carter Ave, St Paul, MN 55108

Saturday, April 22 - Livestock Pavilion1888 Carter Ave, St Paul, MN 55108

*Schedule subject to change slightly - check Facebook page for updates

8:00 am-4:00 pm -Stock the Trailer 
8:00 am -Lamb Lead
8:30 am -Professional Swine Show
9:30 am -Professional Sheep Show
10:30 am -Amateur Swine Show
11:00 am -Amateur Sheep Show
11:30 am -Alumni Show 
12:00 pm-2:00 pm - Alumni BBQ - RSVP
12:30 pm -Professional Beef Show
1:00 pm -Amateur Beef Show
2:00 pm -Professional Dairy Show
3:00 pm -Amateur Diary Show
3:30 pm -Amateur Overall Showmanship
4:00 pm -Professional overall Showmanship
4:45 pm -Showmanship Award

Monday, April 24:
8:30 pm -Award Ceremony, Ruttan B45