Download Westfair Pictures FairEntry All entries will be made in Fair Entry. The registration link will be open starting on May 15th to accept Westfair entries. Check the 2023 Fairbook for exact deadline dates. 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 - coming soon! 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 2023 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 and/or leaders who would like a Westfair T-Shirt, please submit your order to the Extension Office by July 1. Extra shirts are $15 each. Checks can be made payable to ISU Extension. Fair Information Iowa State Fair Livestock and Horticulture Entries due by July 1. Members register through 4-H Online. 2023 Iowa State Fair Building Exhibits and Communications 2023 Iowa State Fair Livestock 2023 Fairbook - (West Pottawattamie 4-H Rules and Regulations) Help Videos Project Hot Sheets and Exhibit Tip Sheets ID Animals in 4-H Online Westfair Show Orders Apple Pie Baking Contest Schedule, Thursday, July 20th, Underwood Middle School Horse Show - Saturday, July 22nd, Westfair Working Exhibits, Sunday, July 23rd, UMBA Hall (this is just the judging schedule for Sunday - participants will do them all at the same time on Thursday, July 27th at Westfair for the exhibition) Extemporaneous Speaking - Sunday, July 23rd, UMBA Hall Club Judging Schedule - Sunday, July 23rd, UMBA Hall Club Judging Schedule - Wednesday, July 26th, Commercial Building Clothing Selection/Fashion Revue/$20 Challenge - Sunday, July 23rd, UMBA Hall Cat Show - Sunday, July 23rd, UMBA Hall Small Pet Show - Sunday, July 23rd, UMBA Hall Educational Presentations - Monday, July 24th - Council Bluffs Library Table Setting - Monday, July 24th - Council Bluffs Library Dairy and Goat Show - Thursday, July 27th, Westfair Sheep Show - Thursday, July 27th, Westfair Poultry Show - Thursday, July 27th, Westfair Swine Show - Friday, July 28th, Westfair Rabbit Show - Friday, July 28th, Westfair Breeding Heifer, Cow-Calf, Feeder Calf, Bucket-Bottle Calf Show, Friday, July 28th, Westfair Market Beef Show - Saturday, July 29th, Westfair Dog Show - Saturday, July 29th, Westfair Cloverbud Pet Show - Sunday, July 30th, Westfair Share the Fun and Style Show - Sunday, July 30th, Westfair Horse Show Patterns 2023 Westfair Horse Show Patterns Exhibitor Help Information General Exhibit Information Sheet (Goal Sheet) editable pdf or Word Exhibit Tip Sheets Project Hot Sheets (takes the place of the 4-H manuals) Record Keeping Sheets Foods for Iowa Fairs Quick Reference Guide Copyright Information 4-H Building Club Booth Map 2023 Static Exhibit Club Judging Schedule (Wednesday, July 26) Photography, Thrifty Meal Challenge, Food & Nutrition Judging Schedule (Sunday, July 23) Westfair Entry Information Communications Educational Presentationss & Extemporaneous Speaking Entries due in Fair Entry by July 1- The Educational Presentation contest will be held on Monday, July 24th at the Council Bluffs Library. Participants may leave after they give their presentation (see schedule). Educational Presentation awards will be presented on Thursday, July 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the Commercial Building. The Extemporaneous Speaking Contest will be Sunday, July 23rd at UMBA Hall in Underwood. Awards will be presented on Thursday, July 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the Commercial Building. Educational Presentation Schedule Extemporaneous Speaking Contest Schedule Extemporaneous Speaking Contest Letter to Participants Working Exhibits Entries due in Fair Entry by July 1. The Working Exhibits will be judged on Sunday, July 23rd at UMBA Hall (see schedule). Participants will also be asked to give their working exhibit to the public at the fairgrounds on Thursday, July 27th at 4:30 p.m. (not judged/exhibition only). Working Exhibit awards will be presented on Thursday, July 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the Commercial Building. Working Exhibit Letter to Participants Share the Fun Due in Fair Entry by July 1. The contest will take place on Sunday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. in conjunction with the 4-H Style Show in the Commercial Building. Share the Fun Schedule *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 20th 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 Wednesday, July 26 directly to the state fair booth. Special Poster Communication rules can be found in the fairbook (under the Personal Development section). Table Setting Contest Table Setting Contest - Entry due by July 1st before 11:59 p.m. in Fair Entry Table Setting Report Form - fillable pdf - word doc (use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to edit and save pdf) Table Setting will be judged on Monday, July 24th at the Council Bluffs Library. Winners will be selected in each category (Junior Formal, Junior Casual, Intermediate Formal, Intermediate Casual, Senior Formal, Senior Casual). A regional contest (featuring the top Junior Formal, Junior Casual, Intermediate Formal, Intermediate Casual, Senior Formal and Senior Casual) will be held in August. Table setting helpful information Table setting letter to participants Table setting Judge's list with participants Clothing Selection/Fashion Revue/$20 Challenge Clothing event entries are due July 1st by 11:59 p.m. in Fair Entry Judging will take place on Sunday, July 23rd at UMBA Hall in Underwood. Clothing Event Report Form for Juniors and Intermediates - submit one color photograph with your report for judging. Clothing Event Report Form for Seniors (will be used if selected to ISF) - submit at least two color photographs (one for the fair poster and one for the ISF clothing report). State Fair will accept up to three pictures. The state contest is Thursday, August 10. Hints and Tips Clothing Event Evaluation Form Suggested Interview Questions for Clothing Event Apple Pie Contest Apple Pie Contest - Entry due by July 1st at 11:59 p.m. in Fair Entry The Apple Pie Contest will take place on Thursday, July 20th at Underwood Middle School. Apple Pie Letter to Contestants - includes supply list 2023 Apple Pie Baking Schedule *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 All animals must be entered in Fair Entry by July 1st at 11:59 p.m. Animals registered July 2-10 must register through the office and they will incur a $25 late fee/specie. Animal entries received after July 10th will incur the late fee, have to go in front of the issues committee and only be allowed to be exhibited in showmanship class (no auction/no regular classes). Animal Disclosure Statements (due at July weigh in/check in) Meat Goat Beef Sheep Swine Entering animals in Fair Entry Help Sheet Bucket-Bottle Calf Worksheet - (Submit to Extension Office by July 14th) Bucket-Bottle Calf Worksheet Rubric Rate of Gain Per Day of Age (due May 15) All animals must be ID'ed in 4-H Online by May 15th - Livestock ID help sheet Herdsmanship Rubric Study Guides for Premier Exhibitor Contest Market Animal Disclosure Statements (due when you unload your animals at the fairgrounds) Market Beef Disclosure Market Sheep Disclosure Market Swine Disclosure Market Goat Disclosure 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 (by July 10): Joe Turner P.O. Box 301 Neola, IA 51559 West Pottawattamie Scholarships 2023 Longevity Scholarship - pdf version - word version - Due July 1 2023 Competitive Scholarship - pdf version - word version - Due July 1 Hints and Tips for Scholarship Applications and Interviews Scholarship Interview Score Sheet Scholarship Written Material Score Sheet ***Scholarship interviews (for competitive scholarship only) will be held on Wednesday, July 19th beginning at 5:00 p.m. Sign up here for your Competitive Scholarship Interview! Caleb Davis Helping Hands Award Application - Due July 1 Robert Boehm Memorial Scholarship - Due July 23 Wayne Casson 4-H Memorial Award - Due July 15 Other Exhibitor Information/Static Exhibit Information Photography Exhibit Label (pdf version) Attach to the back of your picture and bring with you to photography exhibit judging. Photography Exhibit Label (word version). Attach to the back of your picture and bring with you to photography exhibit judging. All photographs must have labels attached. Photography judging will take place on Sunday, July 24th at UMBA Hall in Underwood according to the club schedule. Photography Exhibit Evaluation - just for reference. Photography exhibit deadline is July 20th before 11:59 p.m. in Fair Entry. Static Exhibit Evaluation - for reference. Exhibitors should make sure to answer the questions found on the General Exhibit Information Sheet (Goal Sheet) editable pdf Static exhibits (except Photography/Food & Nutrition) will be judged on Wednesday, July 26th according to club schedule. Preserved Food Exhibit Canning Label 4-H Building Booth Map Design: Exploring the Elements and Principles Design: Exploring the Elements and Principles in Home Decor Copyright Information Iowa Fairs Acceptable Food Exhibits Publication Quick Reference Guide (replaces Inappropriate Food Exhibits Publication) SCORE with Your Posters Public Speaking Pointers Iowa 4H Animal and Poultry Identification, Weighing and Exhibiting requirements for County, State, and Interstate Shows Thrifty Meal Challenge Poster Contest Thrifty Meal Challenge Poster Label (worksheet) - word - pdf (attach to the back of your Meal Challenge Poster) Thrifty Meal Challenge Posters are judged with Food & Nutrition on Sunday, July 23rd at UMBA Hall. See the club schedule for details. Deadline to enter Thrifty Meal Challenge is July 20th in Fair Entry. Bucket of Junk The Bucket of Junk is a county "for fun" contest where members receive a bucket of scrap metal and turn it into a creation. Participants can work individually, with a partner, or on a team. 75% of the contents of the bucket must be used. Buckets judged on creativity and construction. Prizes will be awarded. Buckets should be brought to the Commercial Building on the first Wednesday of fair (check 4-H Focus for details). Members must sign up via jot form by May 15. Buckets will be assigned by first part of June.