Westfair 2020

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WESTFAIR DATES JULY 22-29, 2020

 
 
 
 
2020 - All entries will be made in Fair Entry (http://westpottcounty.fairentry.com).  The registration link will be open starting on May 15th to accept Westfair entries.  Check the 2020 Fairbook for exact deadline dates. 

 

UPDATED 2020 SCHEDULE OF 4-H EXHIBITIONS

UPDATED AMENDMENTS/ADDITIONS TO 2020 FAIRBOOK 

 
4-H members should register in Fair Entry using their 4-H Online account credentials.  FFA members should create an account in Fair Entry and then choose their chapter from the list (see the flow chart below).
 

Fair Entry Help Video for Westfair Families

 
Video - How to register with Fair Entry
Fair Entry Family Help Sheet
Fair Entry Tips for Exhibitors  
Fair Entry Flow Chart for 4-H and FFA Exhibitors
 
 
Westfair T-Shirts - all 4-H and FFA Westfair 2020 exhibitors will receive a Westfair t-shirt at no cost.  Make sure to order your t-shirt in Fair Entry by July 1.  If you are just showing static projects, please make sure to at least go into Fair Entry to enter one exhibit before July 1 to place your shirt order.  They will be ordered on July 2 to arrive in time for fair. 
 
If parents/leaders would like a Westfair T-Shirt, please fill out the order form HERE and submit your order to the Extension Office by July 1.  Extra shirts are $15 each.  Payment must accompany order form.  Checks can be made payable to ISU Extension. 
 
 

FAIR ENTRY

 

Iowa State Fair Livestock and Horticulture Entries due by July 1.  (www.extension.iastate.edu/4h)  Members register through 4-H Online.  Iowa State Fair Market Broiler Orders due May 1.

 

  • 2020 Fairbook -  (West Pottawattamie 4-H Rules and Regulations)

 
 

 
 

EXHIBITOR HELP INFORMATION:

 
HELP VIDEOS:

 

2020 Westfair Entries Information:

 
Communications:
 
Educational Presentations - entries due in Fair Entry by July 19 - Educational Presentations must be submitted via video by Monday, July 20th at 5:00 p.m.  Video can be uploaded in YouTube, Vimeo, etc.  Set the link to "unlisted" or "private".  Link can be copied/pasted in Fair Entry (under Entry Description) or email link to jenvin@iastate.edu.  Winners will be announced after judging is completed.  Videos can also be submitted via email to jenvin@iastate.edu before July 20.    
 
Share the Fun - due in Fair Entry - Share the Fun Acts must be submitted via video by Thursday, July 23.  Video can be uploaded in YouTube, Vimeo, etc.  Set the link to "unlisted" or "private".  Link can be copied/pasted in Fair Entry (under Entry Description) or email link to jenvin@iastate.edu.  Partipants will be judged and receive written comments.  Winners will be announced after judging is completed.  
 
*Note - if you are doing a communication event with a partner or a team, each individual of the team must register in Fair Entry to receive premium money.
 
Poster Communications - due July 15th before 11:59 p.m. in Fair Entry (judged on static exhibit entry day). 

  • Poster Communication Label - pdf version - word version.  Poster Communication Rules.  Attach the report to your poster and bring with your static exhibits on Monday, July 20th. Special Poster Communication rules can be found in the fairbook (under the Personal Development section).   

 
Region 17 Table Setting Contest:

  • Table Setting Contest - Entry due by July 1st before 11:59 p.m. in Fair Entry - for 2020 Fair Entry will be open for Table Setting until July 15 (same as static projects).   
  • Table Setting Report Form - editable pdf - word doc -  please submit the report form and picture on Static Exhibit Drop Off Monday, July 20 at Westfair.
  • Table Setting will be judged, receive written feedback and winners will be selected in each category (Junior Formal, Junior Casual, Intermediate Formal, Intermediate Casual, Senior Formal, Senior Casual). 

*If you are doing Table Setting with a partner, each partner must fill out an entry in Fair Entry to receive premium points.
*Note: There is no Regional Table Setting Contest in 2020.     
 
Clothing Selection/Fashion Revue/$15 Challenge:

 
Apple Pie Contest Forms:

  • Apple Pie Contest - Entry due by July 1st at 11:59 p.m. in Fair Entry - for 2020 participants may sign up until July 22nd.
  • Apple Pie Letter to Contestants - includes supply list

For 2020, we will be doing a service project for Apple Pie, rather than a fundraiser.  Members who sign up by July 22 will receive premium money and participation ribbon.  Participants should:

  • Sign up in Fair Entry by July 22 (to receive premium $$)
  • Make their pie at home
  • Snap a picture with their pie
  • Send their picture to jenvin@iastate.edu by July 17th
  • Donate their pie to a family member or to someone as a thank you

Those participants who submit a picture to jenvin@iastate.edu with their pie by July 17th will be placed in a drawing for some awesome prizes!!!!!  Fair Entry will be open for Apple Pie sign up until July 22nd to still receive premium money, but only those with pics in by the 17th will be entered in the prize drawing.   
*If you are making an apple pie with a partner, each partner must register in Fair Entry to receive premium points. 
 
Livestock and Animal Entry Forms:

Market Beef Data Collection Form (due by Wednesday, July 22nd 5:00 p.m. to 4-H Office on fairgrounds).  This form MUST be filled out for all cattle going to Tyson or the lockers.  Cattle going back home do not need to be on the data collection form.  
 
Market Animal Disclosure Statements: (due when you unload your animals at the fairgrounds)

 
Camping Forms:

  • Camping Permission and Registration Form -  Checks made payable to WESTFAIR.  Fee for camping is $100 for electricity and $40 for tents (no electricity). 
  • Camping forms should be mailed to Joe Turner, P.O. Box 301, Neola, IA 51559 by July 10.

 
West Pottawattamie Scholarships:

***Scholarship interviews (for competitive scholarship only) will be held on Wednesday, July 15th beginning at 5:00 p.m.  Applicants should sign up for a time HERE.
 
Other Exhibitor Information / Static Exhibit Information:

  • Photography Exhibit Label (pdf version)  Photography Exhibit Label word version.  Attach to the back of your picture and bring with you to photography exhibit judging. 
  • Photography must be dropped off to the West Pottawattamie Extension Office by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 17th.  All photographs must have labels attached.  Photography will follow state fair model judging (no conference judging) on Monday, July 20th.  All photographs will be transported to the fairgrounds for exhibitors to pick up.    
  • Photography Exhibit Evaluation - just for reference.  
  • Photography exhibit deadline is July 15th before 11:59 p.m. in Fair Entry.
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