Welcome to the Hancock County 4-H Fair Entry!
The fair will be held July 12-15
The Horse Show will be held on June 26 at 1:00
Important: Please check the schedule in the fair book to verify your exhibit times.
DISCLAIMER: Show times and Dates are Tentative and Subject to change in order to accommodate guidelines related to COVID. As it gets closer to the actual fair date, we will make sure that dates and show times are conducive to follow guidelines as mandated by the Department of Public Health and Governors directives due to COVID. The current dates and times in the fairbook reflect process of years past and we hope to stick as closely as possible to this schedule, however, as we have all experienced this past year, times and mandates can change rapidly so we will wait till we get closer to the Hancock County 4-H Show before specific changes are modified in order to follow the requirements for face to face judging opportunities. Please look for these updates in your email and newsletters.
April 15th: Members may add or delete general show projects (with the exception of livestock/animal projects) until April 15th.
May 31st: Members must be registered for their 4-H fair classes in order to show at the fair.
We are counting on you, our 4-H members and families, as well as our staff and volunteers to help make this fair season a safe and successful one! The following COVID-19 social distancing and safety practices reflect requirements of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and University of Illinois event guidelines and will be in place for all indoor and outdoor 4-H events, including fairs and exhibitions:
1.Face coverings are required for all youth, spectators, volunteers, and staff. Face shields and goggles are not currently IDPH approved.If you are not able to wear a mask for medical reasons, we ask that you seek an accommodation for the event by contacting Whitney by June 25th.
2.Everyone in attendance will practice social distancing during the event, including maintaining six feet of separation those who are not in their households. To allow for social distancing, building and spectator capacity may be limited based on current public health department guidelines.
3.Handwashing and sanitizing stations will be provided throughout the venue.
4.Anyone who has experienced COVID-19 symptoms within the previous seven days is asked to stay home. COVID-19 symptoms include fever, cough, loss of taste or smell, or shortness of breath. If any of these guidelines presents a challenge for you, please contact us directly at 217-357-2150. We are happy to discuss what accommodations are possible so that we can look for ways that all youth and families can safely participate in this event.