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Sunday, May 15                          Livestock Identification Process completed in iowa.4honline.com
(Breeding beef, breeding sheep, breeding gilts, dog, goats, dairy, and horse)

Saturday, June 4                        Bottle Bucket Calf Weigh-In and Clover Kid Lamb ID, 8-10:00 am, Story
County Fairgrounds
Wednesday, June 15                  Flower Garden Tour Intent to Participate Forms Due, Extension Office
Wednesday, June 15                  Home Garden Tour Intent to Participate Forms Due, Extension Office
Wednesday, June 15                  County Fair Entries and Fees Due in http://storyia.fairentry.com (see schedule, page 7)
Wednesday, June 15                  Last Day for 4-H Project Additions in iowa.4honline.com

Friday, July 1                              Last Day for County Fair Entry Late Fees (applies June 16-July1)
Friday, July 1                              State Fair Entries Due in https://iowastatefair4hlivestock.fairentry.com
Print and submit invoice with payment (check) to Story County Extension)

Tue/Wed/Thurs                            Flower Garden Tour
July 12, 13, 14

Tue/Wed/Thurs                           Vegetable Garden Tour
July 12, 13, 14

Wednesday, July 13                   Joint Fairboard and Superintendents Meeting 7pm, Christy 4-H Hall

Friday, July 15                            Photography and Visual Arts Exhibits Judged 10:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. at the 10 am – 4 pm                               Ames Public Library, Ames
11:30 AM -2 PM – CLUBS A-F
2 PM – 4 PM – CLUBS G-N
Exhibits must be checked in by 4 pm

Saturday, July 16                        Fashion Revue, Clothing Selection & $15 Challenge Event, Christy 4-H Hall Time TBA

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.                   Photography & Visual Arts Exhibits Displayed, Ames Public Library

Sunday, July 17                          Photography & Visual Arts Exhibits Displayed, Ames Public Library 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday, July 18                          Preparation Evening – Fairgrounds 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 19
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.                   Enter Clover Kid Exhibits, Christy 4-H Hall

Wednesday, July 20
8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.                    Enter Clover Kid Exhibits, Christy 4-H Hall

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                 Enter exhibits into Christy 4-H Hall (food & nutrition and clothing)
Enter exhibits into the Community Building (ag & natural resources, personal development, science, engineering & technology, home improvement, other family and consumer sciences)

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.               Bake sale featuring 4-H Food Exhibits, Christy 4-H Hall

Thursday, July 21                       Inspiration Program, Josephine Tope Community Auditorium, Nevada

7:00 p.m.                                                    Share the Fun, Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) Speakers, Guest Speaker
Recognize Communication Contest and Fashion Event Winners, Introduce Fair Queen Candidates

Friday, July 22
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.                 Vet Check/Enter Horses, Horse Barn 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.                  4-H Food Stand
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.                           Horse Show, Horse Arena, Dressage Intro C, Trail
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.                           Enter Poultry, Pullorum Typhoid Testing, Poultry/Rabbit Barn 5:00 p.m.                                      Horse Show, Horse Arena, English Performance Show
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.                           Vet Check/Enter Sheep and Advanced Feeder Lambs, Sheep Barn 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.                           Vet Check/Enter Swine, Swine Barn

Saturday, July 23
TBD                                              Vet Check/Enter Swine, Swine Barn
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.                           Vet Check/Enter Horses, Horse Barn
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.                           Rabbit Hopping Check-in, Dueland Pavilion
8:00 a.m.                                      Rabbit Hopping Show, Dueland Pavilion
Time TBA                                     Swine Weigh-In and ultrasonic scans, Swine Barn
Time TBA                                     Sheep ultrasonic scans after swine scanning is complete, Sheep Barn
8:30 a.m.                                       Horse Show, Horse Arena
Pony Halter, Horse Halter, Showmanship, Western Performance
8:30 a.m. – Noon                          Enter and Weigh Beef
8:30 a.m. – Noon                          Enter Bottle/Bucket calves, Dairy Goat, Meat Goat, and Rabbits
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                 Enter Flower Garden Exhibits, Extension Office Meeting Room
(Conference Judging of Flowers)
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.                         Enter Vegetable & Home Garden Exhibits, Enter main black doors, and go
to south end of Christy 4-H Hall
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.                   All Exhibits in Place – OPEN HOUSE – EXHIBIT HALLS
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.                   Ames Woodworkers Club Exhibit, Community Building
9:00 a.m.                                      Photography Silent Auction Begins in the Community Building
11:00 a.m.                                    Clover Kid Gardener Fest, Christy 4-H Hall
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.                  4-H Food Stand
12:00 p.m.                                    Clover Kid Small Pets & Cat Fun Show, Dueland Pavilion
12:30 p.m.                                    Enter Other Small Pets & Cats, Dueland Pavilion
1:00 p.m.                                      Other Small Pet & Cat Judging, Dueland Pavilion
12:15 p.m.                                    Home Garden Judging, Christy 4-H Hall
2:00 p.m.                                      Clover Kid Dog Fun Show, Park Area near Community Building 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                   Shooting Sports participation fundraiser, near Bob Williams Arena 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.                            Petting Zoo, by Bob Williams Arena
3:00 -7:00 p.m.                             Pony Rides, by Bob Williams Arena
6:00 p.m.                                       4-H Barbecue, Dueland Pavilion
7:00 p.m.                                      Queen Coronation, Dueland Pavilion
8:00 p.m.                                      Goat Milk Out Complete for Show Day, Goat Barn 8:00 p.m. (after coronation)          Dodgeball, Dueland Pavilion

Sunday, July 24
9:30 a.m.                                      Sheep Exhibitor Meeting, Dueland Pavilion
6:30 – 10:00 a.m.                   4-H Food Stand (Breakfast provided by Story County Farm Bureau) 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.          4-H Food Stand (Lunch provided by Grant Guys and Gals 4-H Club) Noon – 9:00 p.m.                          OPEN HOUSE – EXHIBIT HALLS
Noon – 5:00 p.m.                          Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Face Painting, by Bob Williams Arena Noon – 6:00 p.m.                          Ames Woodworkers Club Exhibit, Community Building
1:00 p.m.                                      Shooting Sports Participation Fundraiser, Horse Arena
1:00 p.m.                                      Swine Exhibitors Meeting, Dueland Pavilion
1:00 p.m.                                      Clover Kid Show and Tell, Christy 4-H Hall
1:00 p.m.                                      Dog Show, Park area near Community Building
2:00 p.m.                                      Boer/Meat Goat Show, Dueland Pavilion
2:00 – 4:00 pm                              4-H Reunion and Pathway Celebration, Christy 4-H Hall
3:00 p.m.                                      Beef Fitting Contest, Bob Williams Arena
4:00 p.m.                                      Pork BBQ Contest, South of Rabbit Barn

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.                            Veterinary Check in for Horses
6:00 p.m.                                      Western Timed Events for Horses – Barrels, Poles, etc.
6:00 p.m.                                      Dairy Goat Show, Dueland Pavilion Dairy Goat Show, Goat Fun Show
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.                   Family Fun Night, Park area near Comm Bldg.
9:00 p.m.                                      Movie in the Park, Park area near the Community Building

Monday, July 25
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.                    OPEN HOUSE – EXHIBIT HALLS
9:00 a.m.                                       Sheep Show, Dueland Pavilion
Breeding Classes followed by Showmanship Classes
Market Lamb Classes followed by Sheep Fun Show & Bottle Lamb Show
11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.                  4-H Food Stand
1:00 p.m.                                      Judging of Advanced Feeder Lambs
1:00 p.m.                                      Sheep Show Continues, Dueland Pavilion
1:00 p.m.                                      Horse Versatility Contest, Horse Arena
4:00 p.m. (approximate)               All Beef Exhibitor Meeting, Bob Williams Arena 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.                           Fun Show Veterinary Check for Horses – Horse Barn
5:00 p.m.                                       4-H Horse Fun Show, Horse Arena
6:00 p.m.                                      Beef Feeder Cattle Check-in, Scale
6:00 p.m.                                       Ribbon Sale sign – up deadline
6:30 p.m.                                      Livestock Judging Contest, Dueland Pavilion

Tuesday, July 26
8:30 a.m.                                       Beef Show, Dueland Pavilion Market Beef Show
Story County Produce Market Beef Show 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.                    OPEN HOUSE – EXHIBIT HALLS
9:00 a.m.                                      Rabbit Show, Rabbit/Poultry Barn Rabbit Fun Show First
11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.                  4-H Food Stand
1:15 p.m.                                      Beef Show Resumes in Dueland Pavilion
Advanced Feeder Cattle, Cow/Calf Show, Breeding Beef Show Story County Produce Breeding Beef Show, Beef Showmanship
1:30 p.m.                                      Bottle Bucket Calf Interviews, Extension Office Meeting Room (4th, 5th, 6th Graders)
3:00 p.m. tentative                       Advanced Cattle Feeder Exhibitor Interviews, Extension Office Meeting
3:00 p.m.                                       Poultry Quiz Bowl, Christy 4-H Hall
5:30 p.m.                                      Bottle Bucket Calf Show, Dueland Pavilion
6:30 p.m.                                       Evening Show, Horse Arena Drill Team
Announcement of Advanced Cattle Feeder Champion, Last year Carcass Class winners, Rate of Gain Winner, Selection of Supreme Breeding Heifer, and Selection of Grand Champion Market Beef
7:30 p.m.                                      Story County Cattlemen’s Ice Cream Social, Dueland Pavilion
9:00 p.m.                                      Photography Silent Auction Ends

Wednesday, July 27
7:30 a.m.                                       Swine Show, Dueland Pavilion
Showmanship, Swine Fun Show (approximately 9:00 a.m.) Breeding Purebred Gilt Show, Market Barrows and Gilts Derby Barrows and Gilts and Group of 3 Derby Pigs Carcass, Swine Production
9:00 a.m.                                      Poultry Show, Poultry/Rabbit Barn
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.                   Model Horse Show – Community Building Basement
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.                   OPEN HOUSE – EXHIBITS in 4-H Hall & Community Building
11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.                  4-H Food Stand
5:00 p.m.                                      Closed - Community Building and Christy 4-H Hall
5:00 p.m.                                      Supreme Showmanship and Spotlight on Youth, Dueland Pavilion
6:30 p.m.                                      Ribbon Auction, Dueland Pavilion
6:30 p.m.                                      Exhibit Release/Check Out in Christy 4-H Hall & Community Building
The exhibit release follows the Spotlight on Youth program.
6:30 p.m.                                      Exhibit Release of Non-Market Animals
The exhibit release follows the Spotlight on Youth program.

Thursday, July 28
8:00 a.m.                                       Clean Up by 4-H and FFA Exhibitors
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.                          Final exhibits must be removed

Wednesday, August 3                Joint Fairboard and Superintendents Meeting, Christy 4-H Hall 0 p.m.
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