County Fair



County Fair



2023 Clarke County Fair July 10th-17th

2023 Fair Book NOW Available

Your 2023 Clarke County Fair Book is NOW available to view, download or print at home. Visit the Clarke County Fair Grounds and Event Center website or click on the link below.


2023 Fair Shirt

American State Bank and First Nation Bank will provide the official Clarke County Fair Shirt for ALL 4-H and FFA participants! There needs to be one form PER member turned into the office.

Exhibitors may turn in their forms to leaders, advisors, or directly to the Extension Office but forms must be at the office by the deadline. To show at the fair you must order a t-shirt. Our shirt supplier will not be ordering extras so please have order forms in by May 1st.

If you would like to order an additional t-shirt, your payment must accompany the order form. Check or cash will be accepted, checks may be made payable to the Clarke County Extension.

Order Form

2023 Clarke County Fair Shirt Design

2023 Fair Shirt

Queen Silhouette

2023 Fair Queen

2023 Clarke County Fair Queen

2023 Clarke County Fair Queen Application is available as well as Jr. Prince and Jr. Princess applications at the Extension Office! Applications are due in office by 12:00pm Friday, June 16.

Jr. Prince and Princess must be 5 years of age and no more than 9 years of age the first day of fair.

Queen applications must be a female and at least 16 years of age and not more than 21 years of age on August 10th, the first day of 2023 Iowa State Fair.

Application for Queen.

Application for Jr.Prince & Princess

YQCA Training

All youth that will be showing beef, dairy, meat goat, poultry, rabbit, sheep or swine at the Clarke County Fair and/or State Fair are required to take the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Training. Please go to and log in with 4hOnline credentials. The county deadline is May 15, 2023. The cost for online training is $12.

In person training was held at Clarke County Fairgrounds, Tuesday, March 28th from 6:00-7:30pm. The cost for in person training is $3.  You must register online at the website above, before you can attend.

2023 YQCA In-Person Training was highly attended Clarke County had 43 youth attend this local training. Katie and Carolyn would like to say Thank You!!! to Paula for picking up and delivering-9 Large Pizzas and cases of water, Amanda and Hayze Oswald for your generosity and hard work providing the desserts! The kiddos DEVOURED the pizza and desserts. Megan Carlson-4-H Youth Program Specialist for presenting the training and handing out participation prizes! The Clarke County Fairgrounds for the use of the large space and to the parents and attendees for fitting this training into your busy schedules.

We are looking forward to holding another one next year!




YQCA Training

YQCA Participant Thank You

Clover Kids at the Fair

Clover Kids at the Fair 2023

Clover Kids at the Fair

Clover Kids Fair Deadlines

Clover Kids Fair Deadlines