Help Sheets and Forms Unless otherwise stated, forms are due July 1 to the Extension Office. Project Area or Exhibit? Help sheet explaining the difference. Looking for project area ideas? Check out the project area guides! 4-H Non-Livestock Departments Conference Judging Day All Conference Judging Day Classes Write-Up Form - PDF Write-Up Form - Google Doc (make a copy to edit!) Write-Up Form - Word The above forms are examples and do not have to be used! We hope they help you create a great write up. Extra help sheet - Updated May 2020 Tips (and video!) about writing exhibit goals Exhibit Tip Sheets from Iowa 4-H Copyright Information Obtaining Permission with Copyright (p 13 in fair book) 4-H Exhibit Copyright Information Video from Marshall County Extension Trademark Request Form for Iowa State University Judge Evaluations General 4-H Evaluation Form Animal Science Division More information coming. Ag & Natural Resources Division All State Fair 4-H exhibits that are associated with the International Harvester brand family qualify to apply for an additional award sponsored by the IH Collector’s Club. Horticulture Division Harvesting and Preparing Vegetables for Exhibit Preparing Cut Flowers and Houseplants for Exhibit Creative Arts Division Visual Arts Elements and Principles of Design In Visual Arts Photography Photography Exhibit Label 4HP 5220 (PDF) (MSWord) Photography Evaluation Form Helpful Photography Documents How to Mat Photos help sheet (refer to our fair book for specifics!) Iowa 4-H Resource about mounting/matting ISO Visual Guide Aperture Range Visual Guide Shutter Speed Visual Guide Rule of Thirds White Balance Class Spotlight about Photography from Clinton County 4-H Family and Consumer Science Division Food and Nutrition Thrifty Meal Challenge Information Video from Clinton 4-H about the Thrifty Meal Challenge Food Safety and Best Practices 4-H Exhibit Food Labels Food & Nutrition Product Evaluation Form Foods for Iowa 4-H Fairs Quick Reference Guide for Exhibits Safe Frosting for Iowa 4-H Fairs Document Food and Nutrition Exhibit Resources (167.23 KB) Home Improvement 2024 Virtual Home Improvement Workshop Email Elements and Principles of Design In Home Improvement Clothing Elements and Principles of Design In Clothing Personal Development Division 4-H Communications Poster Poster Evaluation Poster Report Form Video from Clinton 4-H about 4-H Communication Posters. If you are considering entering the self-determined class, please contact the Extension Office first! Most likely your exhibit will go into a different class based on your goal. Science, Engineering, and Technology Division All State Fair 4-H exhibits that are associated with the International Harvester brand family qualify to apply for an additional award sponsored by the IH Collector’s Club. Additional 4-H Non-Livestock Fashion and Clothing Department Report forms will be submitted to the judge along with your Fashion Show Commentary form on judging day - Thursday, July 6, 2023 Report Forms: Senior Report Form PDF - updated January 2023 Junior/Intermediate Report Form Word | PDF - updated January 2023 Award Forms: Florence McCulloh Award Application Word | PDF (Due July 1) Helpful Documents Exploring the Elements and Principles of Design in Clothing Writing a Clothing Event Commentary Unraveling the Mystery of Design Elements and Principles in Clothing Evaluation Rubric from Iowa 4-H Clinton 4-H $20 Challenge Class Spotlight video. Communication Department Communications (Part 1) - Tuesday, July 11, 2023 Educational Presentations Pieces to a Presentation Puzzle Evaluation Coyright Guidelines Extemporaneous Speaking Evaluation Guidelines Sample Questions Resource List 4-H Communications Poster Poster Evaluation Poster Report Form Video from Clinton 4-H about 4-H Communication Posters. Communications (Part 2) - Saturday, July 22, 2023 Working Exhibits What are Working Exhibits? Report Form Evaluation Copyright Guidelines Share-the-Fun Judges' Critique Form Iowa 4-H State Fair Resources for Communications 4-H/FFA Livestock Projects All Livestock Iowa 4-H 202 (Animal Identification, Weighing and Exhibiting Requirements for County, State and Interstate Shows) Livestock ID via 4hOnline (deadline May 15) Help sheet YQCA Training (required for beef, swine, rabbit, sheep, goat, poultry, all market animals) Web-Based before May 15, $12 Instructor-Led before May 15, $3 see additional information under "deadlines" Iowa 4-H YQCA Website Iowa 4-H Livestock Homepage Guide for Large Animal Showmanship from Montana 4-H Beef Dec 2023 Market Beef Weigh In Letter 2022 Market Beef ID help sheet 2023 Performance Beef Letter Helpful Resources Iowa 4-H Beef Resources Montana 4-H Showmanship Guide Bucket Bottle Calf Project Due July 1 in a folder to the Extension Office Senior and Intermediate Records 2023 Word Document 2023 PDF Document 2023 Google Doc Junior Records Document BBC Junior Records (29.22 KB) Document BBC Junior Records - PDF (93.71 KB) Google Doc Resource Packet from Clinton County Committee Record Keeping and Information Packet from Iowa 4-H Dairy Cattle Iowa 4-H Dairy Cattle Resources Montana 4-H Showmanship Guide Dog Iowa 4-H Dog Resources Showing Dogs 101 Dog Workshops begin April 4, 2022 at the fairgrounds and continue Mondays until fair. See information packet for more information. Document 2022 Dog Workshop Information (163.19 KB) Horse, Pony, Mule Iowa 4-H Horse and Pony Resources Iowa 4-H Horse Practice Rules Rules and Regulations for 4-H Equine Shows in Iowa Helpful Resources Glossary of Equine Terms Four Useful Training Exercises Video Ohio 4-H Videos University of Nebraska Horsemanship Courses Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Montana 4-H Showmanship Resources 2023 Horse Workshop Letter - mailed mid-April 2023 Horse Show Patterns Pet 4-H Member Report Form Iowa 4-H Pet Resources Poultry 2023 Broiler Order Form and Letter Preparing for Spring Chicks News Release Iowa 4-H Poultry Resources IDALS Avian Influenza Resources Iowa 4-H News Release about Poultry Shows Rabbit Iowa 4-H Rabbit Resources Sheep and Goat 2023 Sheep Weigh In and Goat State Fair ID Letter Order Scrapies tags form Helpful Resources Iowa 4-H Sheep Resources Iowa 4-H Meat Goat Resources Iowa 4-H Dairy Goat Resources Montana 4-H Showmanship Guide Swine Swine Tag/Tagger Check Out Form 2023 Swine Weigh In Letter Premise ID Survey 2023 Bacon Buddies Event Information Bacon Buddies is an Iowa Pork Producers Association supported program which partners 4-H and FFA members with a youth with an intellectual and/or developmental disability to teach them about exhibiting a pig. After teams meet and get to know each other, mentors will work with participants teaching them how to show their pig. The experience will conclude with teams working together to show the animal. Judging will take place in the Swine Building on Friday, July 21st from 5 – 6 pm. Teams will be assessed on how the mentor, participant and pig work together as a cohesive unit. The Clinton County Fair Board will be working with area schools and Clinton County Extension & Outreach to secure special needs participants and 4-H and FFA members to serve as youth mentors. Bacon Buddies participants with an intellectual and/or developmental disability must be 10 years or older. 4-H/FFA youth mentors must be 12 years or older and enrolled in the swine project area. Applications for all youth and more information on the program are available on the fair website, www.clintoncountyiowafair.com or by contacting the Clinton County Fair office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-659-1624. All applications are due to the fair office by June 15th. Number of participants will be limited. All applicants will be contacted regarding participating teams after July 1st. Bacon Buddies Youth Mentor Application Form Helpful Resources Iowa 4-H Swine Resources Montana 4-H Showmanship Resources How to Apply for a Premise ID Number Clover Kids Fair Activities Fair Activity Guide 2023 Clover Kids Fair Guide Clover Kids Pet Clover Kids Pet Report Form Document CK Pet Form_PDF (28.52 KB) Deadlines February 1 at 11:59 pm - Market Beef identification in 4hOnline Before May 15 at 11:59 pm - A - Animal Identification in 4hOnline Extended Office Hours - 5-7 pm on May 11 Document Animal ID Help Sheet (516.43 KB) B - YQCA Certification for Livestock Exhibitors 2023 YQCA Flyer Instructor-Led YQCA Help Sheet March 26 in DeWitt April 30 in Maquoketa Help Sheet Video Web-Based YQCA Help Sheet Video Test Out Option YQCA Help Sheet YQCA Website: www.yqcaprogram.org C - More May 15 Deadline Items Check out additional May 15 deadline items on our homepage. Before July 1 - Enter Classes in FairEntry: IMPORTANT NOTE: If you forgot your 4hOnline password, DO NOT reset it through Fair Entry. Visit http://v2.4honline.com and reset your password. THEN go back to FairEntry to log in. Login through FairEntry 4-H members, login using your 4hOnline login information. FFA members, refer to this flow chart. YOU are responsible for entering your own entries. Clover Kids, not required but highly encouraged, use 4hOnline login information. Need help? Email email@example.com or call 563-659-5125. Clinton County FairEntry website Help from FairEntry staff Video help for creating entries from FairEntry Family Entry help sheet Exhibitor Login Flowchart (Reference if you are a FFA member!!) Help from Clinton County 4-H staff Video from "FairEntry 101" Zoom meeting with Amanda (skip to 6:07) Reference the Fair Book to enter the correct classes. 2023 Clinton 4-H/FFA Fair Book Each 4hOnline enrolled family will receive one printed copy of the fair book. *If you want to print another copy, print double-sided, flipping on the short edge. It is 22 pages. 2023 Complete 4-H/FFA Fair Book - posted 3/16/23 2023 4-H/FFA Fair Book - web version 2023 4-H/FFA Fair Book - printable version Clover Kids Fair Book Section - posted 3/16/23 Clover Kids Section Looking for adult/open class rules? Head over to the Clinton County Fair website. You'll find tractor pull, open carcass show rules, fair queen contest rules, flower show contest and more. Fair Book Updates Summary of Changes Document - Summary of changes from 2022 to 2023. Fair Book Rule Change Request Form - Due annually by Sept 1 (email, mailed, or dropped off) Fair Schedule Complete Clinton County Fair Schedule - updated by the Fair Board. 4-H/FFA Fair Schedule - posted 3/16/23 2023 Clinton County 4-H/FFA Club Show Results! NOTE: For optimal performance, all public results are cached on a 15-minute interval. This means new results may take up to 15 minutes to be visible on the public results screen. Results are unofficial. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Schedule for County Fair Clinton County Fair Board complete fair schedule 4-H/FFA one-page schedule Stalling Assignments (will be linked when available) Beef/Dairy Cattle Swine Poultry - cards on cages Rabbit - cards on cages Sheep/Goat Livestock Show Programs (will be linked when available) NOTE: We WILL still be printing paper copies of the programs. They are available first-come, first-serve. Check the announcer stand or bleachers during the show. Beef, Breeding Program - Show: Friday, July 21 at 8:30 am Beef, Market Program - Show: Friday, July 21, following breeding beef Beef, No Fit Showmanship Program - Show: Thursday, July 20 at 12:30 pm Beef, Performance - Live Results (On Rail results) - Show: Sunday, July 9 Bucket Bottle Calf Program - Show: Sunday, July 23 at 9:00 am Dairy Program - Show: Thursday, July 20 at 10:00 am Dog Program - Show: Saturday, July 22 at 8:00 am Horse, Pony and Mule Program - Show: Thursday, July 20 at 8:30 am Pet Program - Show: Friday, July 21 at 12:30 pm Poultry Program - Show: Friday, July 21 at 11:00 am Rabbit Program - Show: Friday, July 21 at 8:00 am Sheep/Goat Program - Show: Thursday, July 20 at 9:00 am Swine Program - Show: Saturday, July 22 at 8:00 am Non-Livestock Show Programs Clothing and Fashion Event - Thursday, July 6 Communications Event - Tuesday, July 11 Conference Judging Day - Friday, July 14 4-H at the Iowa State Fair Livestock & Horticulture FairEntry for Livestock & Horticulture (for exhibitors AND staff) July 1- Entry Deadline Non-Livestock Static Exhibits Awardrobe Clothing Event Communications FairEntry for Non-Livestock (staff-only) Iowa State Fair 4-H Results Clinton County Results Schedule of 4-H Events at the Iowa State Fair Fair Admission - 2023 First Central State Bank sponsors the 4-H/FFA member admission wristbands to the Clinton County Fair. THANK YOU!!! The wristbands will be available for pick up from the Fair Board at Conference Judging Day on 7/14 or at Headquarters on 7/19. Member Link Archive 4hOnline enrolled members receive a weekly email on Wednesdays May-August. CyBox Folder with Member Link emails.