County Fair

General Fair Resources

Dubuque County Fair Rulebook

The 2024 Rulebook has not been released yet (updated 4/11/24)

Fair Entry (Recording System)

Instructions for project entry

YQCA (Animal Exhibits Only)

Qualifications and testing procedures

Clover Kids

2023 Exhibit Form

2023 Rabbit Show Form

2023 Poultry Show Form

2023 Pet Show Form

Bacon Buddies

Bacon Buddies - helps individuals who have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (Buddies) the opportunity to take a pig into the show ring.  Their mentors include 4-H and FFA youth who have volunteered to share that show ring experience right along with them.

Buddy Registration Form

Mentor Registration Form


Static Exhibits (4-H Building)

Communication/Clothing exhibits - will be judged on July 2 and need to be entered into Fair Entry by June 22.

All other project areas - will be judged on July 16 and need to be entered into Fair Entry by July 1.

Write Ups - A write-up should accompany each static exhibit explaining the 4-H member's goals, how they made their exhibit, and what they learned. Most write-ups also include a financial chart showing how much was spent on supplies. Some include photos of the progress as the exhibit is made.

Ag & Natural Resources

General exhibit form


General exhibit form

2024 clothing entry form

Junior or Intermediate clothing report form

Senior clothing report form (not updated for 2024)


Communications Day Forms (not updated for 2024)

Creative Arts

General exhibit form

Photography Exhibit Label

Family & Consumer Science

General exhibit form

Food for Iowa fairs reference guide

Preserved food label


General exhibit form

Personal Development

General exhibit form

Science, Engineering, and Technology

General exhibit form