Prepare for Fair!

2017 Lee County Fair: July 5-9

2017 Iowa State Fair: August 10-20


Getting ready for fair means working with your animals, going to weigh-ins and trainings, planting your veggies, taking your photos, practicing your recipes, sewing up those curtains and sooooooooo much more!  Get the rules, put the deadlines on your calendar and check out the great new categories here!

Now is a great time to check out our Projects Page to get ideas and start preparing for this year!

Important Dates:

  • April 9 through June 4  - Dog Classes Begin
  • April 22 - Sheep Weigh In
  • May 15 - Deadline to ID all livestock in 4-H Online
  • June 1- Deadline for State Fair Market Broiler entry
  • June 1 - T-Shirt Orders Due!
  • June 15 - All county entries must be made online this year. (Livestock, Communications/Clothing, AND Art Hall). Livestock entries are due no later than 4:30 P.M. on June 15, 2017. A $10.00 late fee, per livestock exhibitor will be collected on all late entries. No entries will be accepted after July 1, 2017.
  • June 28 - Communications and Clothing Event Judging
  • July 3 - Art Hall Judging
  • July 5-9 Lee County Fair
  • July 10 Livestock Auction

Filling Out a Goal Sheet:

We've created a video to help you prepare your best goal sheet possible for your art hall exhibit! Click play below!

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