The County Fair is coming! Let's work together to make the fair a success.

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EXHIBIT JUDGING (general and animal)

·Each exhibit/animal needs to be entered either online using FairEntry to receive premiums, awards and state trips.

·Exhibit/animals that are not correctly entered will only receive the blue, red or white ribbon and premium

·General project classes are based on grade completed as of July 2022.

·Livestock – you will not be able to attach the animal to the class when you enter the class on FairEntry. Animal(s) will be attached to the class at county fair check-in, which means only add the allowed number of entries per class.

·Exhibits limits: Cloverbud - 5 general exhibits

General - 5 exhibits per project area (5 crafts, 5 fine arts, 5 photos, 5 foods etc.)

Animal - as listed in premium book (no changes)

Cloverbud animals - 1 animal per specie

PUBLICATIONS

Publications/forms posted on the Rice County Extension County Fair Information website:

·4-H section of the premium book (helpful exhibit suggestions are listed under each project area).

·County Fair Advanced Entry Worksheet. An example has also been posted.

·If you are exhibiting (includes Cloverbuds) in CLOTHING/FASHION REVUE/QUILTING, FOODS/FOOD REVUE and/or PERFORMING ARTS additional information and/or entry forms are posted on the website.

·4-H County Fair Events Schedule & Dates for State Fair

·Plus many additional pieces of information.

SIGN-UPS

We are using SignUpGenuisfor the following. Please consider helping out during the week of the fair:

Volunteers General Judging Day, Monday, July 18, two shifts.

Each family/member are to select shifts that will work for them in the food and malt stands:

DEADLINE

·Advance Fair Entry on-line must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 27!

·Submitting paper entry form - turned in to extension office or postmarked by Monday, June 27!

Good luck at the fair! Please contact the extension office with questions or concerns.

Kelly, Ashley & Lisa

4-H Exhibitor and 4-H Staff Sign-In

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