County Fair

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2023 Fair Schedule (96.45 KB)
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IOWA STATE FAIR 4-H ENTRIES:

  • DEADLINE = July 1 by 11:59 pm
  • Enter by using your 4-H Online log-in information in Fair Entry

Note: 

4-H Livestock DO NOT have to be exhibited at the county fair in order to be eligible to be exhibited at the Iowa State Fair.  They do however need to have attended the county weigh-ins and/or been identified in 4-H Online by their respective deadline date.  Families/members are responsible for making their entry into Fair Entry.

4-H Static Exhibits DO have to be exhibited at the county fair and selected by the judges to move on to represent Ringgold county at the Iowa State Fair.  These exhibit entries are entered into Fair Entry by Extension staff.  

GENERAL INFO:

Lots of information can be found on their website 

For information regarding 4-H competitions, visit this website.  Scroll down to "Select a Category" and select 4-H.  A list will pop up with various info, such as:  general rules, rules for different sections (livestock categories and exhibit building), and exhibitor info. Click on what interests you.

GENERAL INFO: 

YQCA (Youth for the Quality Care of Animals) CERTIFICATION: deadline is June 30 (dropbox located outside office door if needed)

  • All 4-H & FFA members with livestock exhibits (exception: horse & dog) are REQUIRED to be YQCA certified in order to show at the Ringgold County Fair and/or Iowa State Fair.
  • Once certification is completed, the member must print the certificate and turn it in to the Extension office.

For helpsheets to guide you through both the in-person training and web-based training, visit: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/yqca

Click HERE to go to the training.  Reminder: You will use your 4-H Online username and password to log-in.  

ENTRY FORMS: deadline is June 30 (dropbox located outside office door if needed)

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BUCKET CALF FORMS: deadline is June 30 (dropbox located outside office door if needed)

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DRUG AFFIDAVITS: turn in at county fair weigh-in/check-in

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Beef (250.74 KB)
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Horse (183.95 KB)
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Meat Goat (101.9 KB)
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Sheep (114.19 KB)
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Swine (209.21 KB)

COMMUNICATIONS: deadline is June 30 (dropbox located outside office door if needed)

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STATIC EXHIBIT JUDGING: 

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

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