Fair Information

 

2020 FAIR INFORMATION

May 20, 2020 Linn County 4-H/FFA Fair Annoucnment Email to Families

May 20, 2020 Press Release

FAQ Document

Please watch your emails for any updates. 

As you have questions, please email linn4h@iastate.edu and we will do our best to provide answers as we have them.

If you have questions about Fair Board and their events please visit their website and/or email them at pr@thelinncountyfair.com


To help with confusion below is a list of rule changes due to COVID-19 for the 2020 Linn County Fair that are not represented in 2020 County Fair Book.

Dog Department—Waving class and orientation requirements for the 2020 Fair. Members are highly encouraged to attend virtual orientations, practice at home, and come to in person classes once we are able to host them again.

Poultry Department—Waving workshop and orientation requirements for the 2020 Fair. Pullorum-Typhoid Testing has also been waived for the 2020 County Fair. Members are encouraged to email questions to jwaybill@iastate.edu if they have questions and JD will connect you to the Poultry Committee Chair, Ted Ingwersen.

Rabbit Department—Reducing requirements first and second year members down to one Rabbit Workshop/Meeting for the 2020 Fair. Rabbit Hopping Classes will also count towards this requirement for the 2020 Fair. If needing tattoos rabbit families should email jwaybill@iasate.edu and JD will connect you to the Rabbit Committee Chair, Hannah Dunlap.

Horse Department—No change in requirements as all their events are currently scheduled for after May 9th

Sheep Department--Email jwaybill@iastate.edu to obtain required tags. A picture of this tag in the goats ear must be uploaded in 4hOnline by June 1st.

Meat Goat Department—Email jwaybill@iastate.edu to obtain required tags. A picture of this tag in the goats ear must be uploaded in 4hOnline by June 1st.

AOB Goat Department—Email jwaybill@iastate.edu to obtain required tags. A picture of this tag in the goats ear must be uploaded in 4hOnline or emailed to jwaybill@iastate.edu by June 1st.

May 15th–Any place in the 2020 Fair Book that had a May 15th deadline has now been extended to June 1st with the exception of animal age or ownership deadlines.

2020 Fair Book - Complete

2020 Fair Book - Livestock Only

2020 Fair Book - Static, Communication, Awardrobe, and Other Contest 

2020 Fair Book - Changes Highlighted

2020 4-H/FFA Event Schedule

2020 Static Judging Schedule

2020 LDM Building Chaperone Schedule 

YQCA - Directions

YQCA Website

2020 Iowa State Fair Homepage

Thank you to our 2019 Auction Buyers, Fair Recognition, Trophy, and Educaitonal Opportunity Donors

 

JUNE 1st CHECK LIST

Due to COVID-19 the May 15th deadline has been pushed back to June 1st, 2020. To make sure you are ready for this deadline, followith the check-list below. Don’t forget you have all of these things done in order to exhibit at the 2020 Linn County Fair! If you have any questions please call 319-377-9839 or email jwaybill@iastate.edu.

Livestock Exhibitors 

  1. Identify all animals in 4hOnline (Meat Goat and AOB Goats require a picture of tag in animals ear to be uploaded)
  2. Verify that your YQCA Certification is up-to-date. Expiration dates must be after County Fair 2020 dates.

Awardrobe and Communication Exhibitors

Static Exhibitors

4hOnline Website

FairEntry Website


Help Sheet

4hOnline Help Sheets for 4-H Families

FairEntry Help Sheet for 4-H Families

FairEntry Help Sheet for FFA Families

 


STATIC EXHIBITS



Write ups/ Paperwork

Each static exhibit should be accompanied with a write-up explaining how the 4-H'er made their exhibit and what they learned. There are two examples listed below. Photography exhibits only need to have the photography label.


Helpful Links

Evaluation Forms

 


AWARDROBE CLOTHING EVENT



COMMUNICATION EVENTS


 
Educational Presentations

Working Exhibits

Share-The-Fun

Extemporaneous Speaking

Posters
 

LIVESTOCK EXHIBITS



General Livestock Exhibitors


Beef Exhibitors 

Bucket Bottle Exhibitors 

Cat Exhibitors 

Pet Exhibitors 
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