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Before Entry Deadline:

NEW is the fair Newsletter! To View click here

It lists all the important dates for county fair and state fair. It also lists All the county fair classes including the communication contest. It is only a summary. All the rules and entry forms will be on the www.storycountyfair.com website.

fair dates

ALL livestock and non livestock(static) exhibit classes are listed in the Newsletter

Communication contest To View click here

information is now in the fairbook, including the entry form.

Club leaders – please sign off on entry forms.

If needing to decide what class to enter, ask the question “What is/was your goal for this exhibit?” If it was to make a birdhouse for a specific bird (then it would likely go in the wildlife class and not the woodworking class).

A County-wide Achievement Show

The show is being planned for June 9 in Christy 4-H Hall 4-7 pm. Not every club is currently having an achievement show so this is offered as another way for youth to get feedback about their fair exhibits and help identify which class to enter in.

Changes to fair related fees:

Changes to departments:

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Beef

Dairy –No dairy show this year.


Dog

New Class - Rally Novice (replaces challenge novice) - For dogs and handlers in second year or more. Dogs entered in this class may not be entered in pre-novice or sub-novice classes, but may be entered in Novice A, Novice B, Graduate Novice A, Graduate Novice B, open or utility. Dogs must exhibit in at least one obedience class at the fair to be eligible to exhibit in Rally. Winner of this class is not eligible for Highest or Reserve Highest Scoring Dog in show.

Dairy Goat

Show date and time change to 6 pm on Sunday in Dueland Pavilion. Milk out 7-8 am on Sunday

Meat Goat

Horse

Poultry & Rabbit

Sheep

ALL sheep must have an official 4-H tag (purebreds, yearlings, etc) – bring to weigh-in May 3, 8-11 am

Swine

New swine class - Understanding Pork Production
Objective: To help the exhibitor learn more about the pork industry and the cost of their project.
Requirements:

  1. Use of your current pigs to collect production data.
  2. Attend meeting to report on project and get questions.
  3. Answer a set of questions about the pork industry.
  4. Turn in production records by 5:00 p.m. Sunday of fair.
  5. Senior level exhibitors must write a 1,000 to 1,500 word essay about the pork industry. Due with fair entries.
  6. Senior level exhibitors must meet for an interview, going over their production records on Sunday afternoon of the fair.

All activity requirements will be scored on a points system. Final placing will be based on total points received.

Awards:

Showmanship

Opportunity now available to compete at next level if exhibitor has won his/her level. Example: a 5th grade won junior showmanship level may then compete in intermediate showmanship the next year. Same idea for intermediates. Senior showmanship winners may continue to compete at that level.

Livestock champion photos

Pictures of exhibitors with their champion livestock exhibits (may have received a trophy, champion ribbon, or reserve champion ribbon) will be taken at the county fair sign at 4 pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of fair. The photos will not be displayed, but will be used for news releases. If an exhibitor is not available at this time, then families may email a photo to the Extension office by July 28 with the exhibitor’s name and award(s).

Static exhibit changes and reminders

Fair Related Club Assignments

Fair Related Volunteer Opportunities

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