Welcome to the 2024 Hanson County Achievement Days!

Our achievement days will take place August 4th-5th in Alexandria, SD.

When registering exhibits in FairEntry, the process is not complete until you see the ‘thanks’ screen. You will receive an email with a list of all the exhibits you registered. You must register your exhibits for the Hanson County 4-H Achievement Days by July 28th. No exceptions will be made to this and will result in a no show for achievement days.

If you have questions on how to enter please refer tovideo on how to register.

Please refer to the State Fair book for a breakdown of classes and sub-classes: https://extension.sdstate.edu/south-dakota-4-h/competitions-state-fair/state-fair.

Also please register for your state events at the following website prior to Aug. 13.


Don't be afraid to call the office at 605-239-4542 or email hanson.county@sdstate.edu.

Hanson County 4-H Achievement Days Schedule:


3:00-5:00pm - Enter Open Class Exhibits

3:00-6:00 pm - Enter 4-H Display Exhibits & 4-H Interview Judging


7:30-8:30am - 4-H Animal Check-in

9:00am - Poultry, Rabbit, & Companion Animal Show

11:00am - Livestock Shows

(order: Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goats, Swine, Beef, Meat Goat, & Sheep)

5:30pm - Cloverbud Small Animal Show

5:00-7:00pm - 4-H Community BBQ

sponsored by: Hanson County 4-H Leader's Association

6:00-7:00pm - Livestock Skill-a-thon

(adults and all youth ages welcome!)

7:30pm - All exhibits released

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

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