Due to the excessive use of wood chips in recent years, the Fair Board will no longer be providing wood chips for exhibitors. The Fair Board will bed the pens at the beginning of the fair and it will be the exhibitor’s responsibility to provide their own wood chips and bed them after that. Exhibitors may only use wood chips, no hay, straw, or other types of bedding. Any questions, please contact a fair board member or the extension office.

4-H Schedule

2021 Antelope County Fair Schedule of 4-H Events*

**All shooting sports events are subject to change of date, time and/or place.**

Sunday, July 25

  •   Shooting Sports County Shoot- Archery, BB Gun, Air Rifle, Trap, & .22 Rifle (At their respective ranges. BB Gun and Air Rifle at Fair Exhibit Building)

Monday, July 26

6:30 p.m. – Pre Fair Clean Up

Friday, July 30

9:00 a.m.-Noon

  • Style Revue & Clothing Construction Judging (Fairgrounds Exhibit Building)
  • Photography Judging & Interviews (Fairgrounds Exhibit Building)
  • Enter all non-interview clothing exhibits (includes Barn Quilts) at Exhibit Building

Monday, August 2

Noon- 1st year Bucket Calf Record Books Due at the Extension Office

6:30 p.m. – Pre Fair Clean Up

Tuesday, August 3

  • 9 am Dog Show – All released after judging
  • 9:30 am Cat Show – All released after judging
  • Small Pet Show – (follows the cat show) All released after judging
  • Noon-3:00 pm – Food Entry Day (besides cake decorating). Certain food exhibits interviewed (schedule will be sent out prior to fair)
  • 4:00 pm-7:00 pm – Clover Kid Entry Day & Interviews
  • 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm – Favorite Foods Entry Day & Interviews (schedule to be sent out prior to fair)

Wednesday, August 4

  • 9:00 am – Entry day for ALL 4H/FFA exhibits other than livestock, clothing, photography, favorite foods, foods and clover kid entries
  • 9:00 am – Decorated Cake Project & Interviews (schedule will be sent out prior to fair)  Entries entered after 1:00 pm will be considered late and dropped a ribbon placing.  NO clothing exhibits will be accepted.
  • 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm – 4H/FFA Livestock Entry Begins
  • 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Bucket Calf Interviews

Thursday, August 5

  • 8:00 am-10:00 am – Livestock in Place
  • Market Beef will be weighed BEFORE 10:00 am
  • Check in all 4H/FFA Livestock with appropriate Superintendent (Beef, Goat, Sheep, Swine, Dairy, Poultry, Rabbits and Horses)
  • 8:00 am-11:00 am – Bucket Calf Interviews
  • 10:00 am – Weigh In/Ultrasound of Swine, Sheep, Goats & Beef)
  • 11:00 am – 4H/FFA Horse Show (timed events, Ground Roping & Working Stock)
  • 1:00 pm – 4H/FFA Dairy Show (Milkers released after the show)
  • 3:00 pm – Bucket Calf Show (Clover kids & regular 4H’ers) NOTE: Open class and Pee Wees will still be on Saturday)
  • 4:30 pm – Best Dressed Goat (immediately follows bucket calf show)
  • 5:00 pm – Registration for Livestock Judging Contest
  • 5:30 pm – Livestock Judging Contest begins

Friday, August 6

  • 8:30 am – 4H/FFA Horse Show (Judged events & Trail – except working stock)
  • 8:30 am – 4H/FFA Rabbit Show  Poultry Show (run simultaneously)
  • 2:00 pm – 4H/FFA Goat Show — Sheep show follows after the Goat Show

Saturday, August 7

  • 8:00 am – 4H/FFA Swine Show
  • 11:00 am – 4H/FFA Beef Show (will start 1/2 hour after the conclusion of the swine show)
  • 4:00 pm – Premium Auction

Sunday, August 8

  • 10:30 am – Small Animal Round Robin followed by the Large Animal Round Robin
  • 12:30 pm – 4H Fashion Revue & Awards Ceremony in the livestock show arena
  • 2:30 pm – 4H/FFA Static exhibits released.  Must be picked up by 4:30 pm
  • 3:00 pm – Clean up in Livestock Building followed by release of livestock.  All livestock must be out by 4:30 pm

Tuesday, August 10
6:30 p.m. – Post Fair Clean Up

NOTE: All exhibitors are required to clean up their exhibit and/or stall area before they can leave from the fair on Sunday. This means that all barns must be cleaned – wood chips and manure must be placed in designated areas.

About 4-H

4-H is an educational program that helps young people develop new skills, explore possible career choices and serve their communities. It is one of the largest and most respected youth organizations in the world! 4-H is a community of young people, ages 5-19, who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential by working and learning in partnership with community members. Youth between the ages of 8 and 18 by January 1 of the current year may join 4-H. The Clover Kid program is for children age 5-7 as of January 1 and features educational projects and activities that are non-competitive. Youth may join a club in their area or may be independent members.

Learn More About 4-H

Learn How to Enroll in 4-H

4-H Fair book

Learn About Available 4-H Projects

Click here to see the 2021 Antelope County 4-H Fair book

The 4-H Fair book lists all the available projects with the rules and regulations for 4-H & FFA exhibitors.