County Fair

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
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

More information coming. 

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 7, 2022

Report Forms:

  • Senior Report Form PDF - updated April 2022
  • Junior/Intermediate Report Form Word | PDF

Award Forms:

  • Florence McCulloh Award Application Word | PDF  (Due July 1)

Helpful Documents

Communication Department

Communications Day- Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Educational Presentations - Pieces to a Presentation Puzzle

Extemporaneous Speaking

Poster Report Form (scroll to bottom)


Working Exhibits

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, 2022) 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, Coupon codes available 
  • Help Sheet for Getting Your Certification
  • Iowa 4-H YQCA Website

Iowa 4-H Livestock Homepage

Bucket Bottle Calf Project

Due July 1 in a folder to the Extension Office

Dairy Cattle

Iowa 4-H Dairy Cattle Resources

  • 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.
Horse, Pony, Mule

Iowa 4-H Poultry Resources

IDALS Avian Influenza Resources

Iowa 4-H News Release about Poultry Shows

Preparing for Spring Chicks News Release

Updated April 2022



Iowa 4-H Rabbit Resources

Sheep and Goat

Swine Tag/Tagger Check Out Form

Updated March 2022

Premise ID Survey

Iowa 4-H Swine Resources

Clover Kids Fair Activities

Fair Activity Guide
Clover Kids Pet

Clover Kids Pet Report Form


2022 and 2023 Clinton County Fair Books

Each 4-H 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 20 pages.  

NEW! 2023 Clinton County 4-H/FFA Fair Book

Livestock Section Rules approved as of 11/28/22


2022 Complete Fair Book


Clover Kids Fair Book Section - posted 3/30/22

Fair Book Updates

Summary of changes from 2022 to 2023. Static will be added later. 

Summary of Changes Document

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

Fair Schedule

Clinton County Fair Schedule - updated by the Fair Board.

4-H/FFA Fair Schedule - posted 3/30/22


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


B - YQCA Certification for Livestock Exhibitors

2023 YQCA Flyer

YQCA Website: 

Between June 1-July 1 - Enter Classes in FairEntry:

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you forgot your 4hOnline password, DO NOT reset it through Fair Entry. Visit 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 or call 563-659-5125.
    • Clinton County 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. 

    2022 Clinton County 4-H/FFA Club Show


    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 with questions. 

    • Performance (Carcass) Beef Show - Live Results (On Rail results)

    Schedule for County Fair

    Stalling Assignments

      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. 

      Non-Livestock Show Programs (will be linked when available)

      Iowa State Fair Details


      Fair Admission

      The discounted $5 Fair admission wristbands to the Clinton County Fair have previously been sponsored by First Central State Bank- THANK YOU!!! The wristbands will be available for pick up from the Fair Board at Conference Judging Day or at Headquarters.