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

The following publications/forms are posted on the Rice County Extension County Fair Information website:

  • 4-H section of the premium book (exhibit suggestions listed under each project area).
  • County Fair Advanced Entry Worksheet (example has also been posted).
  • Fair Check List.
  • Conference Judging Evaluation Sheet.
  • Large Exhibit Pre-Approval Form – must submit by county fair registration deadline or exhibit may be displayed outside if there is no room in the building.
  • Plus many additional pieces of information.

If you are exhibiting (includes Cloverbuds) in CLOTHING/FASHION REVUE/QUILTING, FOOD/FOOD REVUE and/or PERFORMING ARTS, specific project information and entry forms (if needed) are posted to the website listed above.

Help Guides and videos are posted on the Minnesota 4-H website:

LIVESTOCK - you will NOT attach the animal to the class when you enter the class on FairEntry. ONLY enter the allowed number of entries per class. Animal(s) will be attached to the class at county fair check-in by the staff verifying the ID’s.

AGAIN THIS YEAR….we are using SignUpGenuis for the following needed help. Please consider helping out during the week of the county fair:

·Volunteers to help with recording on General Project Judging Day, Monday, July 15th, two shifts.

·Each family/member are to select shifts that will work for them in the food and malt stands. There will be no club shift assignments.

Food Stand -

Malt Stand -


·General project classes are based on grade completed as of July 2019.

·Each exhibit/animal needs to be entered either online using FairEntry or listed on a submitted County Fair Advance Entry Worksheet to receive premiums, awards and/or state trips. Exhibit/animals that are not correctly entered will only receive the blue, red or white ribbon and premium and WILL NOT be eligible for state fair/show or special awards.


Fair Entry on-line must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 24th!

If you are submitting the paper entry form it must be:

  • Turned in to the extension office by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 24th!
  • Turned in by the end of the Federation Meeting on Monday, June 24th!
  • Mailing – must be postmarked by Monday, June 24th!

Good luck at the fair! Please contact the extension office (507-332-6109) with questions or concerns.

Exhibitor and Staff sign-in