Black Hawk County Fair Black Hawk County 2022 Fair Photos For all fair photos taken by extension staff please click the button above! 2023 Fair Dates: July 17th - July 22nd 2022 Fair Photos Foods for Iowa 4-H Fair Guide Document Foods for Iowa 4-H Fair Link Plan ahead for a successful fair experience. Use these guidelines to help select an acceptable product for exhibit, find an approved recipe source, and identify the appropriate preparation method. Exhibitor Information Static Exhibits General Static Exhibitors Document 4-H Project Area Guide Document 4-H Project Goals (Samples) Document Goal Writing for Fair Projects Document Goal Sheet Form Document 4-H Exhibit Goal Card Preparing for Fair Document Helpful Resources for County Fair Projects Document Preparing Youth for the Fair Document Exhibit Judging Experience Document What is the Judge looking for? Source Citing Document Pinterest to Original Source Citing Document Pinterest to Original Source in 3 Steps Elements & Principles of Design Document Exploring Elements & Principles Document Design: Exploring the Elements and Principles in Clothing Brochure Document Exploring Elements & Principles of Home Decor Photography Document Photography Label Word Food & Nutrition Document Food for Iowa 4-H Fair Document 2021 Food Safety for Iowa 4-H Fairs Quick Reference Guide Document Preserved Food Label Document Canning Fruits Guide Horticulture Horticulture Project Ideas Poster Communication Project Document Poster Communication Report Form Document Poster Communication Rules Awardrobe Clothing Events 4-Her's, Consider entering a Fashion Revue, $15 Challenge or Fashion Revue and get on the runway at the Iowa State Fair! Awardrobe Information from the State Document Junior Awardrobe Form Tips for Fashion and $15 Challenge: Document Environmental Fashion Document $15 Challenge Document Writing a Clothing Commentary Document Design: Exploring the Elements and Principles in Clothing Brochure Document Awardrobe Clothing Report Form - Senior Communication Events Communication - Working Exhibits Document Communications - Working Exhibits! What are they? Livestock Exhibits General Livestock Exhibitors Document 4H202 Animal Identification, Weighing, and Exhibiting Requirements for County, State, and Interstate Shows 4-H Project Areas ( Tip sheets and Hot sheets can be found here!) Document Animal ID Help Sheet Document Lease Agreement Image All 4-H/FFA animal exhibitors (4th-12th grade) must be certified in YQCA, except those exhibiting only horse, pet, and/or dog. This is required of exhibitors at county and state fair. Must be completed by July 1, 2021 www.yqcaprogram.org Beef Drug Affidavits are required for all beef animals at fair. Remember to record all treatments given to your animals. Breeding Beef must be ID'd in 4hOnline by May 15th. If you originally weighed your' heifer in as a market heifer, the animal does NOT need to be ID'd again in 4hOnline as a breeding heifer. It just needs to be entered correctly on Fairentry. All heifers MUST have birth date listed. All heifers will need tattoos in 4hOnline to be eligible for the state fair plus one of the following: registration #, calfhood vaccination #, or 4-H ear tag - registered heifers must have registration number listed. Document Beef Weigh-In Reminders 2022 Document Market Beef Drug Affidavit Horse 4hOnline ID required by May 15th You must upload photos of each horse and Registration papers in 4hOnline Leased horses MUST have completed lease form uploaded into 4hOnline Halter Class horses must be owned Document Equine Show Rules and Regulations Document Horse Drug Affidavit Horse and Pony ID Form Document Lease Agreement Sheep and Meat Goat Drug Affidavits are required for all sheep and meat goat at fair. Remember to record all treatments given to your animals All market lambs, commercial breeding ewes, and state fair sheep, as well as all market meat goats, state fair meat goats, and breeding does does must attend weigh-in Breeding does with tattoos do not need a 4-H tag but can put one in if preferred. Birth dates are required for all breeding does. Please bring birth date information at weigh-in for those attending. All state fair sheep and meat goat need to attend weigh-in to be retinal imaged for eligibilty ID animals in 4hOnline by May 15 All sexually intact sheep and goats must have scrapies tag in the ear by fair time. Document Meat Goat Drug Affidavits Document Meat Goat ID Form Document Sheep Drug Affidavit Swine If you are a new swine exhibitor, you will need to a Premise ID#. Contact the office for help. Drug Affidavits are required for all swine at fair. Remember to record all treatments given to your animals. Breeding gilts must be ID'd in 4hOnline by May 15th You do NOT need to a show market or derby hog in order to show breeding gilts Ear notches are required for all pigs State Fair Pigs: DNA punch tags are required. The deadline to identify these pigs is May 15th. Document Swine Drug Affidavit Premise Id Information Poultry 4hOnline ID required May 15th Document Broiler Chicken Project Broiler Chicken Project Video Dairy 4hOnline ID required by May 15th Dairy and Dairy Goat ID Form Pets 4hOnline ID required by May 15th Dogs and cats must have rabies vaccination records at fair Dog ID Form Rabbit 4hOnline ID required by May 15th Tattoos required before fair State fair requires it in the left ear Document Rabbit ID Form Award Applications Document Danforth & Lions Application (10th-12th Grades) Document 2022 Sheep Scholarship (12th Grades) Document 2022 Swine Scholarship (12th Grades) Edit media Document Fair King & Queen Application Image STEM Fair at the Black Hawk County 4-H and FFA Fair, Friday, July 21st 1:00 - 4:00pm in Estel Hall Area families invited to STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) Day at the Fair! The Fair has gone STEM! The Black Hawk County 4-H and FFA Fair’s annual STEM Festival on July 30th will provide fairgoers an opportunity to explore hands-on STEM activities. The Festival, to be held Friday July 21, 1 pm to 4 pm in Estel Hall on the National Cattle Congress fair grounds, is FREE to the public. Image We would greatly appreciate your support of our 4-H Fundraiser! Bring a Pie for donation or Buy a homemade pie! Bring Pies to the Pepsi Pavilion, Saturday, July 22nd, 12:30-1:30pm to be judged. Or buy a pie at Family Picnic in the Pepsi Pavilion starting at 4:00pm! Fun for all! Open to the Public! Questions call 319-234-6811 READ MORE!