Johnson County Fair

Check back regularly for updated materials, schedules, and information regarding the 2020 Johnson County 4-H & FFA Fair. Items labeled with "2020" have been updated for this year.

Johnson County 4-H & FFA Fair Schedule 2020


Johnson County Fair Book 2020


Fair Entry - Registration for Specific Classes DEADLINE JULY 8, 2020 11:59PM


Static Exhibit Information

Simple Writeup Form (Word or PDF)
Extended Writeup Form (Word or PDF)
Sample Write Up
Writeup Blog & Video from AnswerLine & Iowa 4-H
How to Attach Your Entry Tag
Exhibitor Letter 2020
Traffic Flow Map - Exhibit Drop Off 2020
Club Drop Off & Pickup Schedule
Iowa State Fair 4-H Handbook
4-H Evaluating Exhibits Handbook


Animal ID Requirements

Iowa 4-H Livestock Show Requirements, 4-H 202
Animal ID Letter 2020
May 15th ID Checklist 2020
Animal ID Quick Reference Guide 2020

Fair Entry Information Fair 2020 Information - Deadline has passed

4-H Member Help Sheet
Fair Entry Database

FFA Livestock ID Forms

FFA use only 2020 County Fair


January Beef Weigh-In FAQ 2020
Winter Beef Weigh-in Dates 2020
Advanced Feeder Pen 2020 Cover Letter & Excel Worksheet
Beef Stalling Map

Bucket Bottle Calf

Bucket Bottle Calf Project Packet 2020 (PDF Packet)
Bucket Bottle FAQ 2019
Interview Schedule 2019

Clothing: Awardrobe Event ($15 Challenge, Fashion Revue, Clothing Selection)

Report Forms for 4-Her's who participate in the Clothing Event
Junior & Intermediate Form PDF  Word Document 2020
Senior Form PDF Word Document 2020
Exhibitor Letter 2020
Traffic Flow Map - Exhibit Drop Off 2020
Club Drop Off & Pickup Schedule


Educational Presentations
Presentations may be given in person OR submitted electronically for Fair 2020

Working Exhibits
      Working Exhibit Fair Schedule 2019 - CANCELED FOR 2020 FAIR
Share-The-Fun - CANCELED FOR 2020 FAIR
Extemporaneous Speaking 

Dog Project

Dog Project Information & Resources for COVID-19 Practices
Showmanship Questions
Main Vaccinations
Parts of the Dog - Handout
Showmanship Tips
Judges Sheets for Dog Show
Click Here for General 2018 Dog Project Schedules and Information
Dog Project Classes
Click Below for detailed Handler's schedules:
              April - 2019 New Handler Classes
              May - 2019
              June - 2019
              July - 2019

Food & Nutrition

4-H Food Exhibits
If families have specific questions about a food exhibit their 4-Her would like to take to the fair, please contact AnswerLine (1-800-262-3804 or well in advance of the fair judging day. Helpful food preservation publication:
Foods for Iowa 4-H Fairs - Quick Reference Guide         
Preserved Food 4-H Exhibit Label

Pet Project

Pet Project Update Letter 2019
Small Pet Judging Criteria 2020

Exibitor Forms



Production Poultry Order 2020 - deadline has passed

Senior Recognition

2020 Senior Recognition Form - deadline has passed


Single Source Swine Order 2020 - deadline has passed

Visual Arts

Johnson County Fair Queen 2020 - Deadline to apply May 15th

Letter to Applicants

Youth Council - Deadline to Apply July 1st 

Cover Letter 2020
Application 2020
Expectations Sheet 2020 - Bring to Interview


Ear Tag Order Form

For Club Leaders Only - Entry Forms for Non-Animal Divisions

County 4-H News

August 4, 2020

Fifty Iowa 4-H members have been awarded 2020 state 4-H project area awards following the statewide recognition process, which was held virtually this year.

July 16, 2020

Help us Congratulate Tim Smith our 2020 Johnson County 4-H Hall of Fame Recipient

May 14, 2020

The Johnson County Fair Association Cancels 2020 Grounds and Grandstand Entertainment

April 16, 2020

Rachel Sweeney has been hired as Iowa 4-H Youth Development’s new program coordinator for SWITCH – School Wellness Integration Targeting Children's Health. 

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