County Fair


Before May 15 at 11:59 pm -

Animal Identification in 4hOnline

  • Extended Office Hours - 5-7 pm on May 11


YQCA Certification for Livestock Exhibitors

New website: 

Between June 1-July 1 - Enter Classes in Fair Entry:

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you forgot your 4hOnline password, DO NOT reset it through Fair Entry. Visit and reset your password. THEN go back to Fair Entry to log in. 

  • Login through Fair Entry 
      • 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 Fair Entry website
    • Help from Fair Entry staff
    • Help from Clinton County 4-H staff
      • Video from "Fair Entry 101" Zoom meeting with Amanda (skip to 6:07)
      • Reference the Fair Book to enter the correct classes. 

    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

    More information coming. 

    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

    More information coming.

    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 Clinton County Fair Book

    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.  


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

    Fair Book Updates

    Summary of changes from 2021 to 2022.

    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

    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.

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

    Schedule for County Fair

    Stalling Assignments

    • Beef
    • Swine
    • Poultry - cage cards on cages already
    • Sheep/Goat - check stalls

      Show Programs (will be linked when available)

      • Breeding Beef - 
      • Market Beef - 
      • No Fit Beef Showmanship - 
      • Bucket Bottle Calf - 
      • Dairy - 
      • Dog - 
      • Horse, Pony and Mule - 
      • Pet - 
      • Poultry - 
      • Rabbit - 
      • Sheep/Goat - 
      • Swine - 


      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!!! If provided for 2021, the wristbands will be available for pick up from the Fair Board at Conference Judging Day or at Headquarters.