County Fair

Important Websites

4-H Online

YQCA

Fair Entry
REQUIRED FOR ALL 4-H MEMBERS TO EXHIBIT. Opens June 1st.
July 1st @ 11:59 PM: Animal, Clothing Event & Communications class entry deadline
July 15th @ 11:59 PM: Static exhibit class entry deadline 

IOWA STATE FAIR LIVESTOCK & HORTICULTURE ENTRY

FairEntry Instructions/Help Sheet


Volunteer Sign-Up for Static (Non-Livestock) Judging Day

Other

Awards Program

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Senior Recognition

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Thank you to our sponsors!
American Mutual Insurance Association
Amy LaGrange, Farm Bureau Financial Services
Andy Tomas
Austin Maier Memorial
Beck's Hybrids
Big Country Seeds, Inc., Tiffin
Bill & Amie Rockafellow Family
Bowersox Memorial Scholarship
Brett & Lisa Haugland
Buline Family Farms-Bob, Jay & Dillon Buline
Burns Angus, Pat & Joe Burns
Burr Farms Inc., Lone Tree, Maine-Shorthorn Cattle
Carol and Mark Greve
Cavanh's Crazy Acres
Central Iowa KFC, Inc.
Central State Bank
Cole Family Shorthorns
Creekside Acres
Custom Builders of Tipton
Dan Schneider Family
Dianna Colgan Designs
Diersen's Canine Country Club
Double "G" Angus Farms, George, Steve, & Will  Swenka
DR Nitrogen Services, LLC
Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc.
F.J. Krob & Co. Elevator
Farm Credit Services of America
Farm Financial Strategies, Inc.
Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank, Iowa City/Lone Tree
First Trust & Savings Bank
Fisher Auction Service
Fountain Transmission Specialists
Four Seasons Garden Club
G & K Farm
G & R Masonry
George Reeve Memorial
Golden Rule Golden Stars
Graham Champions
GreenState Credit Union
Harry's Custom Trophies
Hemingway Land Ltd.
Hills Bank
Howie Pewitt and Kasey Jurgensen
In Memory of Bob Braverman, honoring Friendly Farm
In Memory of Maynard Hebl, by Scott and Nancy Hebl
In Memory of Paul Neuzil
Iowa City Boers
Iowa City Dog Obedience Club
Iowa City Genealogical Society
Iowa Corn
Janet Dane Driscoll
Jean and Darrel Brothersen
Jean Donohue
Jeff & Bill Englert
John Clausen Memorial
Johnson County 4-H
Johnson County Cattlemen
Johnson County Dairy Promotion
Johnson County Farm Bureau
Johnson County Master Gardeners
Johnson County Pork Council
Johnson County Songbird Project
Just Dogs Playcare
Kalona Creamery
Kalona SuperNatural
Keith & Linda Troyer
Kendall Seed Supply
Koppenhafer Veterinary Service, Chance Koppenhafer
Lindemann Family
Lorack Family
Lucky Star Farm
M & E Club Lambs
Maier Farm & Stables, LLC
Marge McArtor
Miller's Milk Mooover, Inc.
Monroe Hustlers Clover Kids
North Liberty Optimist Club
Octagon Barn Questers
Old Capitol Quilters
Pet Health Center of Solon
Pet Health Center of Tiffin
Petland
Plum Creek Trucking
Rachel & Kenton Reece
Rachel Sweeney
Randleman Family
Randy & Nancy Lackender
Rebecca Haugland
Rek-Rah Ranch
Relion Insurance Solutions
Riggan Ag
Riverside Grain & Feed Company, Inc.
Rob-Ell Simmental
Rockafellow Family
RSM US LLP
Ruth Pate Memorial Scholarship
Sabra and Brian Fleck
Sandhill Cattle
Schlapkohl Vet Services, PC
Schnoebelen Simmentals
Scott and Nancy Ritter
Scott Stutsman
Sexton Cattle
Sharp Shooters
Show Stopper Equipment by Vittetoe
Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC
Sladek Farms
Solon State Bank
Steve's Farm Supply
Stumpf Farms
Stutsman Club Lambs
Sue and Curt Moore
Swartzee Supply Co.
Thad and Suzy Barker and Family
The Hobby Corner
The Kaska Family
The Nick Greiner Family
The Parrish Family
Theisen's Home Farm & Auto
TopAg Services
Troyer Cattle Company
Uthoff Hybrids
Wendy Fountain, Sellers & Seekers Real Estate Co.
West Branch Animal Clinic
Wyatt Stumpf
Ziskovsky Family Farms

 

Livestock Exhibitors

Requirements

Iowa 4-H Livestock Show Requirements, 4-H 202 
Animal ID Quick Reference Guide and Checklist 2024
Check-In Traffic Flow Map

May 15, 2024 DEADLINE - 4-H Online Animal Project Nominations
Fair Entry - June 1- July 1 
July 1 @ 11:59 PM: Animal Deadline
Clover Kid Animal Projects

Clover Kid Livestock Pre-Registration - For Clover Kids (K-3) to sign up in advance for the pet, sheep, and/or bucket bottle shows at the fair. Pre-registration is not required but encouraged so we can plan accordingly.  

Youth must be enrolled and approved Johnson County Clover Kids.
Sign-Up Here!

FFA Exhibitors
FFA Member Enrollment Form 2023

Note: These forms are for FFA exhibitors only - 4-H families ID using 4-H Online.

Market Beef   Sheep   Meat Goat   Swine  Breeding Beef ID Form 
Dairy and Dairy Goat ID Form  Dog ID Form   Horse ID Form  Rabbit ID Form  
Bucket Bottle   Pet   Poultry   

Beef

4HOnline Market Animal ID Entry Instructions

Bucket Bottle

Bucket Bottle Calf Project Packet 2022 (PDF Packet)
Bucket Bottle Calf Project Packet 2022 (Word)
 
Interview Sign-Up

Dog

General 2024 Dog Project Schedules
Parts of the Dog - Handout 
Showmanship Tips 
Dog Project Expectations 2024
Dog State Fair Classes and Requirements 2022
Click Below for detailed Handler's schedules:
              April - 2024 New Handler Classes
              May - 2024
              June - 2024
              July - 2024

Pet


Small Pet Judging Criteria 2022

Exhibitor Forms

Clover Kid Pets 2022 (Word Document)

4-H/FFA Pets 2022 (Word Document)

Poultry

Poultry Production Class Order for County Fair 2024.
Deadline to order is Friday, January 12https://forms.gle/Wtpvw7F27c1v4rNy7

Exhibitor's Breed Poster

Supreme Showmanship

Supreme Showmanship Guide

Static Exhibitors

Requirements

Static Judging Day Schedule
Static Judging Map

REQUIRED, 4th-12th must complete a write-up for each exhibit.

General Exhibit Write-Up Form (Word) (PDF)


Site your source in your project write up Pinterest to Source in 3 Easy Steps
Tip: Include pictures in your write up to demonstrate to the judge the steps you took to achieve your goals.
 
Tips on exhibiting in each department and/or class at the fair.
4-H Evaluating Exhibits Handbook
Project Tip Sheets (Judging Criteria)
Use of Copyright and Trademark Material 
Instructions on obtaining permission to use copyright materials and Sample Letter (WordPDF)

Writeup Blog & Video from AnswerLine & Iowa 4-H
Project Area or Exhibit? 
Iowa State Fair 4-H Handbook

Awardrobe Event

Clothing Event Report Form *note: typed text entered in form must fit in the allotted space.

Jr and Intermediate Clothing Event Form
2023 Schedule

Communications Events

Forms
Resources

Educational Presentation Schedule 2023

Working Exhibit Schedule 202
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Food and Nutrition

Foods for Iowa 4-H Fairs - Quick Reference Guide   
Spanish: https://store.extension.iastate.edu/product/15153 

Questions about a food exhibit for the fair? call AnswerLine (1-800-262-3804) or email  answer@iastate.edu) well in advance of the fair judging day. Tip: Include what you learned from AnswerLine staff in your Exhibit Write-Up form by including staff name, date of communication, and advice you learned. 

Preserved Food 4-H Exhibit Label

Safe Frosting for Iowa 4-H Fairs

Photography

Photography/Digital Photography Exhibit Form

Mounting, Rule of thirds Instructions

Iowa 4-H Camera Corps

Visual Arts

Use of Copyright and Trademark Material 
Instructions on obtaining permission to use copyright materials and Sample Letter (WordPDF)

Pinterest to Source in 3 Easy Steps

Elements and Principles of Design  *Exhibit write-ups should include the youth’s application of the Elements and Principles of Design if appropriate for the exhibit.  
Color Wheel

 

Fair Recognitions & Results

Johnson County Fair Photos can be found on the 4-H Facebook page

2023 Recognition and Results
  • All Fair Results - We are finalizing the last few results. Thank you for your patience.
2021 Recognition and Results
2020 Recognition & Results