4-Her's Fair Info

Learn more about the 2021 Black Hawk County 4-H and FFA Fair here!  

• 2021 Fair Schedule! 


 • 2021 4-H & FFA Fairbook

SEE PHOTOS from this year's FAIR! Click HERE!



4-H Clubs, please sign up to work a shift in Estel Hall.
Click here to sign up! THANK YOU!


4-H Clubs, please sign up to work a shift in our 4-H Food Stand!
Click here to sign up!


STEM Fair at the Black Hawk County 4-H and FFA Fair,
Friday, July 30th 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 30, 1 pm to 4 pm in Estel Hall on the National Cattle Congress fair grounds, is FREE to the public.
Partners attending this year's STEM Fair at the FAIR:
• Black Hawk County 4H
• Cedar Valley Makerspace
• City of Waterloo Storm Specialist
• County Council
• Dick Young Greenhouse
• East Penn Manufacturing
• Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois
• Iowa Flood Center
• Iowa PBS
• Monarchs on the Move
• Robotics Team 5094
• Summer Conservation Station/Water Rocks!
• Tallgrass Prairie Outreach Center UNI
• Waterloo Career Center
• Waterloo Career Center - Early Childhood Education/Regent's Center UNI
• Women in Transportation Seminar


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 Pavillion, Saturday, July 31st, 12:30-1:30pm to be judged.
Buy a pie at Family Picnic in the Pepsi Pavillion starting at 4:00pm! Fun for all! Open to the Public!
Questions call 319-234-6811 READ MORE!


4-H Projects Help Page

• Dansforth & LIONS AWARD Application
(10th - 12th Grades)
• Scholarship DUE July 12, 2021
• 2021 SHEEP Scholarship 
(9th - 12th Grades)
• Scholarship DUE July 12, 2021
• 2021 PORK Scholarship

(Graduating Senior/College Student)

• 2021 Fair King and Queen Application (word) (PDF)
(For 16 - 21 Year Old)  Deadline July 19th!
• 2021 Food Safety for Iowa 4-H Fairs
Quick Reference Guide

• Preserved 4-H Food Labels

• Canning Fruits Guide

• Horticulture Project Ideas
• GOAL WRITING for Fair Projects
• 4-H Exhibit Goal Card
• Preparing Youth for the Fair 

• The Exhibit Judging Experience

• Pinterest to Original Source Citing

• Pinterest to Original 2 
• Fair Forms for Paper Copies

• 2021 Poster Communication Exhibit Form (WORD) PDF, Rules
Tips for Fashion and $15 Chanllenge:
• Environmental Fashion
 $15 Challenge
• Project Area or Exhibit? (Flyer)
• Elements & Principles of Design

• Exploring the Elements and Principles in Clothing

• Elements & Principles of Design in Home Decor
• Communications - Working Exhibits! What are they?

• WHAT is the JUDGE Looking for?

• Writing a Clothing Event Commentary

May 13, 2021
4-Her's, Consider entering a Fashion Revue, $15 Challenge or Fashion Revue and get on the runway at the Iowa State Fair! Watch Video.
Deadline to have entries into blackhawk.fairentry.com is July 12th!
See our FAIRBOOK page 68 for more details!
See STATE FAIR info here.

Design: Exploring the Elements and Principles in Clothing Brochure


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