County Fair

2024 Clinton County 4-H/FFA Club Show



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Schedule for County Fair

Stalling Assignments (will be linked when available)

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 19 at 8:30 am
  • Beef, Market Program - Show: Friday, July 19, following breeding beef
  • Beef, No Fit Showmanship Program - Show: Thursday, July 18 at 12:30 pm
  • Beef, Performance - Live Results (On Rail results) - Show: Sunday, July 7
  • Bucket Bottle Calf Program - Show: Sunday, July 21 at 8:30 am
  • Dairy Program - Show: Thursday, July 18 at 10:00 am
  • Dog Program - Show: Saturday, July 20 at 8:00 am
  • Horse, Pony and Mule Program - Show: Thursday, July 18 at 8:30 am
  • Pet Program - Show: Saturday, July 20 at 2:00 pm
  • Poultry Program - Show: Friday, July 19 at 11:00 am
  • Rabbit Program - Show: Friday, July 19 at 8:00 am
  • Sheep/Goat Program - Show: Thursday, July 18 at 9:00 am
  • Swine Program - Show: Saturday, July 20 at 8:00 am

Non-Livestock Show Programs 

  • Clothing and Fashion Event - Tuesday, July 9
  • Communications Event - Wednesday, July 10
  • Conference Judging Day - Friday, July 12

4-H at the Iowa State Fair

Fair Admission - 2024

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 7/12 or at Headquarters on 7/17. 

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

Additional Resources

Animal Science Division

More information coming. 

Ag & Natural Resources Division
Horticulture Division

Harvesting and Preparing Vegetables for Exhibit

Preparing Cut Flowers and Houseplants for Exhibit

Creative Arts Division

Visual Arts



Family and Consumer Science Division

Food and Nutrition 


Home Improvement 


Personal Development Division

4-H Communications Poster

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

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

Communication Department

Communications (Part 1) - Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Educational Presentations 

Extemporaneous Speaking

4-H Communications Poster


Communications (Part 2) - Saturday, July 22, 2023

Working Exhibits


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

Bucket Bottle Calf Project

Due July 1 in a folder to the Extension Office


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

Horse, Pony, Mule

2024 Broiler Order Form and Letter


Additional Resources:


Iowa 4-H Rabbit Resources

Sheep and Goat

2024 Sheep Weigh In and Goat State Fair ID Letter


Swine Tag/Tagger Check Out Form

2024 Swine Identification Letter

Premise ID Survey

Bacon Buddies Event Information

2024 Event Information here. Bacon Buddies is an Iowa Pork Producers Association supported program. 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. 

Clover Kids Fair Activities

Fair Activity Guide

2024 Clover Kids Fair Guide

Clover Kids Pet

Clover Kids Pet Report Form

CK Pet Form_PDF (28.52 KB)


Contact Us

2024 Clinton 4-H/FFA Fair Book

2024 4-H/FFA Club Show Fair Book - posted 3/6/2024

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 summarizing the rule changes from 2023 to 2024.

Fair Book Rule Change Request Form - Due annually by Sept 1 (email, mailed, or dropped off)

Fair Schedule

Complete 2024 Clinton County Fair Schedule - updated by the Fair Board.

4-H/FFA Fair Schedule - posted 3/6/24


February 1 at 11:59 pm - 

4-H exhibitor Market Beef identification in 4hOnline. (help sheet)

FFA exhibitor Market Beef identification in FairEntry. (help sheet)

Before May 15 at 11:59 pm -

A - Animal Identification 

B - YQCA Certification for Livestock Exhibitors

YQCA Website: 

C - More May 15 Deadline Items

Check out additional May 15 deadline items on our homepage. 

Before July 1 - Enter Classes in FairEntry:

  • 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 or call 563-659-5125.
  • Clinton County FairEntry website
    • Iowa State Fair 4-H FairEntry website
  • Help from FairEntry staff
  • 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.