County Fair

4-H Online and Fair Entry

4-H Online Website

Fair Entry Website

Animal ID Resources

February 1st: Market Beef Identified on 4-H Online

May 15th: Beef, sheep, goats, swine, horses, and dog identified on 4-H Online

July 1st: Rabbits, poultry, and pets identified on 4-H Online

Entering Animal Identification on 4-H Online Help Sheets

State 4-H Livestock Animal ID Resources

Livestock ID

Iowa 4-H Animal Identification, Weighing, and Exhibiting Requirements for County, State, and Interstate Shows


YQCA certification must be renewed each new 4-H year.

Certification is required for members that show: beef, sheep, goats, swine, rabbits, or poultry.

YQCA Website

YQCA Help Sheet

Emmet County 4-H/FFA Fair Book & Fair Schedule
Static Exhibit Resources

4-H Project List and Resources

All Project Hot Sheets (Need ideas? Check this out!)

Static Exhibit Tip Sheets

Food & Nutrition Guide for Fairs 2024

Design: Exploring Elements and Principles

Harvesting and Preparing Vegetables for Exhibit

Copyright Information/Help Sheet

Goal Sheet (563.09 KB)
Photography Label (291.91 KB)


Communication Exhibit Resources

Emmet County Clover Knowledge Escapade (Communication Event)

Entries due on Fair Entry by June 17th

Communication Event: June 23, 2024 at 2:00 PM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church - Estherville

State 4-H Communications Events 

Find out more about: Educational Presentation, Working Exhibits, Extemporaneous Speaking, and Share-the-Fun; as well as Posters!

Copyright Information/Help Sheet

Awardrobe (Clothing Event) Exhibit Resources

Emmet County Clothing Event 

Entries due on Fair Entry by July 8th. 

Interviews: July 11, 2024 beginning at 12:00 PM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church - Estherville

Clothing Event at Fair: July 23rd at 7:30 PM at Skateland

Awardrobe Clothing Event Report

How to Write a Clothing Event Commentary

Design: Exploring the Elements and Principles of Clothing

Awardrobe Clothing Event State Website

Bucket/Bottle Information

Emmet County Bucket/Bottle Interviews 

Forms due: July 1st

Interviews: July 10th at the Immanuel Lutheran Church - Estherville - Schedule TBA in July

Open Bucket/Bottle Calf Form

Open Bucket/Bottle Lamb Form

Forms are due to the Emmet County Extension Office by July 1st!


4th-6th grade 4-Her's - your bucket/bottle calf must be tagged with a 4-H tag. 4-Her's can also use the Bucket Bottle Record Keeping Sheet to use for the project. These MUST be entered into 4-H Online and Fair Entry.

Dog Project/Practice Information

First Dog Info Meeting is April 22nd at 6:30 PM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church - Estherville

1st Dog Practice: April 29th at 6:30 PM. 

Dogs must be identified in 4-H Online by May 15th!

*Please note, all dogs must have a health certificate showing the dog has been vaccinated for rabies within the past 3 years and vaccinated for parvo virus. 

**For further dog and class requirements, please see the current Emmet County 4-H/FFA Fair Book.

Horse Project/Practice Information

Horse and Pony 4-H Website

1st Horse Practice: June 11th from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at the fairgrounds.

Horse practices will begin in June and go every Tuesday until the fair! Practices will be held at the Emmet County Fairgrounds. 

Horses must be identified in 4-H Online by May 15th!

*For complete details on horse practice rules, please see the current Emmet County 4-H/FFA Fair Book.