4-H Fair & Award Forms
2016 Mahaska 4-H Award Applications
Award Applications are due by September 15
Junior-level Award Application Information - Explains Award Applications and Eligibility for 4th-6th graders
Intermediate-level Award Application Information - Explains Award Applications and Eligibility for 7th-9th graders
Senior-level Award Application Information - Explains Award Applications and Eligibility for 10th-12th graders
Junior-level Major Awards Application
Intermediate-level Major Awards Application
Senior-level Major Awards Application
Senior-level Major Awards Forms
(Merit, Citizenship, Achievement, Leadership & Danforth Awards)
Project Award Application - Record books are not needed by MCEO for this award area
Record Book Forms
You can find the WORD version of many of these forms and other forms by visiting /4H/recordkeeping.htm
2016 Southern Iowa Fair
4-H & FFA Rule Booklet
2016 Southern Iowa Fair Rule Booklet (4-H & FFA)
Information in this booklet is subject to change.
2016 Southern Iowa Fair Schedule of 4-H Events
This schedule is tentative and subject to change.
Exhibiting Livestock & Non-Livestock at the Fair Info
Livestock ID Forms can be found here for FFA Members
2016 Southern Iowa Fair Forms
Static Exhibit Class Numbers - *Class Numbers changed in 2015-16*
This sheet will help you to determine the class number(s) for your Fair Exhibit(s).
Livestock & Special Events Entry Form - This sheet is VERY IMPORTANT! You must complete the form and turn in to the appropriate club volunteer on the last day of the fair. This sheet determines what you will receive for Livestock & Special Events Premiums.
(Calf, Lamb, Goat)
More than 1 Calf/Lamb/Goat may be Identified by May 15, but only. 1 Calf/Lamb/Goat may be exhibited at the fair! 4-H & FFA exhibitors may bring 1 of each species to the fair if they so choose. All Bottle Lambs & Goats must have attended weigh-in on Saturday, May 7, 2016.
Bucket/Bottle Calf Packet - Due by July 8, 2016
Bottle Lamb Packet - Due by July 8, 2016
Bottle Goat Packet - Due by July 8, 2016
Non-Livestock Exhibit Forms and Information
Non-Livestock Exhibiting Information - This information will help you to prepare for exhibiting non-livestock exhibits on Saturday, July 16.
2016 ***NEW*** Exhibit Record (Goal Sheet) - This sheet MUST BE USED for each static exhibit you bring to Exhibit Judging on Saturday, July 16, with the exception of Photography, which uses a different form. Clothing/Sewing, Home Improvement, and Visual Arts exhibits require Design Element/Art Principle explanations, which can be added on a separate sheet or on the back of this sheet.
Exhibit Record (Goal Sheet) Tips Video -
Click here to watch a YouTube video that explains how to complete your Exhibit Record (Goal Sheet) for the fair.
Printable Entry Tags - You can print your own entry tags at home and attach them to your exhibits prior to checking in at the fair.
2016 Entry Form - Every 4-H member exhibiting regular exhibits at the fair is required to fill out this sheet.
Inappropriate Food Exhibits Guide - This guide explains all of the foods that are inappropriate exhibits for fair. If you are still unsure after reviewing this document, please call the ISU AnswerLine at 1-800-262-3804. If in doubt, call the Answer Line!
Design Elements & Art Principles Posters - VERY HELPFUL VISUAL AID!
Design Elements & Art Principles Brochure for Clothing
Design Elements & Art Principles Info
Design Elements & Art Principles Help Sheets for Clothing, Home Improvement & Visual Art exhibits.
Copyright Permission Information & Letter - Must be reviewed and completed for any exhibit in which copyright may be an issue. (typically for Visual Arts/Home Improvement classes)
Canned Food Labels - Any canned food exhibit requires this label.
Photography Exhibit Information
4-H Photography Exhibit Label - All photos being exhibited require this form. Remember, you may only exhibit 4 photos at the county fair. This label takes the place of a goal card for Photography Exhibits ONLY.
4-H Photography Tip Sheet - Are you planning to exhibit photos at the county fair? This sheet will help you to complete your photography exhibit label. The Tip Sheet is used by judges to make sure they are learning everything they can about your photography exhibit.
Horticulture Exhibit Information
Horticulture Tips Website - http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/iowa-4-h-vegetable-project
Horticulture Exhibit Entry Form - All Horticulture exhibits (flowers/vegetables) must be entered using this sheet.
Poster Exhibit Information
2016 Poster Exhibit Entry Form - All posters being exhibited require this form.
Clothing Event Information
2016 Clothing Selection/Fashion Revue/$15 Challenge Entry Form- All members planning to exhibit outfits for this project area are required to fill out this form and return it to MCEO by April 1, 2016.
Junior/Intermediate Clothing Event Report Form - This is required to be filled out by Junior/Intermediate Member. Bring with you to Judging. The report form for the Style Show does not need to be completed.
Senior Clothing Event Report Form - This is required to be filled out by Senior 4-H Member. Bring with you to Judging. The report form for the Style Show does not need to be completed.
Communications Event Information
2016 Communications Event Entry Form - All members planning to complete the following communication project are required to fill out this form and return it to MCEO by June 10: Share the Fun, Working Exhibit, Extemporaneous Speaking, Educational Presentation.
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