County Fair

All Things Pre-Fair

2021-2022 Dates

  • Beef Weigh-in: Dec 4th 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM | Market beef weigh-in checklist
  • Swine Weigh in: March 12th 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM
  • Sheep and Goat Weigh in: April 30th 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM

The following animals need ID on 4-H online by February 1st:

  • Market Beef

The following animals need ID on 4-H Online by May 15th:

  • Breeding Beef
  • Cow/Calf Pair
  • Breeding Goat
  • Market Goat
  • Breeding Sheep
  • Market Sheep
  • Breeding Gilt 
  • Market Swine
  • Poultry
  • Rabbit
  • Horse
  • Cat
  • Pet
  • Dog

4-HOnline 2.0 Helpsheets:

Livestock Identifications & Verifications

4-H 202: Iowa 4-H Livestock Show Requirements

ALL animals may be identified in the 4-H Online system.  You, as a member, must identify all animals. The following help sheets are designed to help with the entry of animals. If an individual does not have internet access or needs assistance entering animals, they should contact the Extension Office.

All Things Fair





May 15th, 2022

June 10th, 2022

  • YQCA Training - Completed annually for those exhibiting beef, dairy, goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep, or swine exhibits. Remember to bring a copy of Certification to our office
  • Fair Entry - Opens May 18th, 2022 - Closes June 10th, 2022 - This is where you will register the projects you want to take to the county fair! Please call the office if you have any questions.
    • 4-H Help Sheet
    • Clover Kids Help Sheet
    • FFA Help Sheet
  • Stall Fee - Please turn the form into the Extension office no later than June 10th.

Clover Kids

Fair Clean-up Day: TBD

Volunteering Opportunities

  • June 20th Static Exhibit Helpers

Static Judging Information

  • Static Judging Schedule
  • Static Judging Procedure

Fair Forms & Paperwork

Animal Care and Disclosure Forms (Drug Affidavits)