Welcome to FairEntry for the 2023 Martin County Fair!

Food stand sign up links

Complete your registration by June 12 to be placed in a drawing for a chance to win a $20 4-H Food Stand punch card!

Presentation Day

Presentation day will be on August 8 at the Fairmont Opera House.

Projects judged at Presentation Day are Clothing & Textiles, Fashion Revue, Food Revue, Performing Arts, Demonstrations, and Speeches & Presentations.

More information will be shared with registered exhibitors in late July.

Deadline to Register

Registration for ALL fair exhibits must be completed in Fair Entry online by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, July 15.

·If you are submitting the paper entry form it must be turned in to the Martin County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 14.

If you have questions, please call the office at 507-235-3341 or email mnext-martin@umn.edu and we’ll be glad to help you.

Reminders…

·Please review the Premium Book Updates document for an overview of changes.

·Cloverbuds are youth who have completed grades K-2 in June 2023.

·Each general project and/or animal exhibit needs to be registered either online using FairEntry or listed on your submitted advance fair entry. Please Note: Be sure to register for each class you may show in. Any added class after the Fair Registration Deadline will not be able to earn above a blue ribbon, will not be State Fair eligible, and will not be eligible for the Auction.

·Livestock Interviews – Be sure to register for this with each species you are exhibiting. Use the grade completed as of June 2023 to determine class.

·Livestock Showmanship – Be sure to register for this with each species you are exhibiting. Use the grade completed as of June 2023 to determine class.

·Helpful exhibit suggestions are listed under each project area in the premium book.

·When registering for General Project areas, you will choose the number of exhibits that you wish to bring. You may show up to three (3) items per general project area. There are no restrictions on what you choose to exhibit in that general project area, as long as you follow any rules, guidelines, or size limitations.

REMEMBER, only exhibits registered online or marked on your registration form by the Fair Registration Deadline (July 15) are eligible for exhibition at the fair without penalty. 4-H Competitive Events: Deadlines, Consequences, and Exemptions states: County Fair entries will be accepted after the county’s pre-registration deadline. However, the following penalties will apply:

• No purple, overall champion, or reserve ribbons

• Not eligible for 4-H Auction

• Not eligible for State Fair