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4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENTDianna Ullery - 4-H Extension Coordinator (360) 867-2157
GENERAL RULESNEW VET CHECK ENTRY TIMES
Large Animals only New Policy. Exhibitors with more than one species will have priority parking in the lower parking lot on Sunday morning for haul out. The Exhibitors will be given a tag/number prior to haul out. Exhibitors will be able to pick up their species in the barns order. (Pig Barn, Sheep-Goat, Llama and then on to Beef Barn in that order). If you need one species from another barn before the first barn order then you will have to pick up the species you want in first and then loop around and get back in line to pick up the next species. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO WALK THEIR ANIMALS ACROSS FROM ONE DEFINED AREA TO ANOTHER. No Horse will be allowed to walk up the hill to another barn to be loaded. This requirement protects animals from cross contamination and ALL exhibitors are expected to comply.
COUNTY FAIR RIBBONS & AWARDS
STATE 4-H FAIR QUALIFYING POLICY
4-H RESOLUTION PROCEDURE DURING FAIR
4-H Club Leaders and/or Project/Fair Superintendents can answer most questions. Go directly to your 4-H Club Leader or Superintendent as your first action. Feel free to seek help from 4-H staff and faculty at any time. 4-H families or volunteers who wish to formally pursue a concern should contact the 4-H Office representative directly.
CLASS 1 - 4-H JUDGING CONTESTS
Points: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 5
AGE DIVISION KEY:
Livestock Judging Superintendent:
Debbie Clarke (360) 789-5653 debbie. email@example.com
CLASS 2 - 4-H PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
Superintendent: Annthea Gobel firstname.lastname@example.org(Demonstrations, Illustrated Talks, or Public Speeches)
CLASS 3 - 4-H EDUCATIONAL DISPLAYS
Superintent: Contact 4-H Office(Posters, Displays & Mobiles)
SUBLOTS - Add these numbers to lot letter above designating appropriate typeof exhibit.
CLASS 4 - 4-H IN ACTION
Sign up with Department SuperintendentsParticipation POINTS 15 (participation only, non-judged)4-H members interact with the public while demonstrating a skill or completing an activity related to a project area. Members may repeat the activity as often as necessary complete the commitment of one hour. No additional points will be earned for longer times or multiple participation events, regardless of subject matter. Preregistration is required.
CLASS 5 - RECORD BOOKSPoints: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15Superintendent: Contact 4-H Office
Members are encouraged to enter a record book in the Fair. This is a county level activity only. Record Books do not go to State Fair. ONLY the Thurston County Record Book forms will be accepted. No other Record Book formats will be judged. Read the directions completely before completing your Record Book.
To enter your Record Book in the Achievement Celebration it must be resubmitted to the Extension office by the 1st Friday in October.
CLASS 6 - ROUND ROBIN
Points: This is a non-premium event
Superintendents: Kayla Swearingen (360)481-3410, email@example.comChris Swearingen (360)481-3410, firstname.lastname@example.org
Round Robin - Top two showmen in beef, swine,
goats, dairy, horse, llama and sheep from Intermediate & Senior levels, are
encouraged to participate in the Large Animal Round Robin. Top two showmen in
pygmy goat, poultry, rabbit, cat, dog, and cavy, and pocket pet project, from
Intermediate & Senior level members are encouraged to participate in the
Small Animal Round Robin.
If top two
showman are not available, or have won the Red Robin contest in a previous year, at the superintendent discretion, substitution may
be made. Top two showmen would be
Champion and Reserve Champion for the Senior class and Champion and Reserve
Champion for the Intermediate class.
Only blue ribbon winners qualify.
Seniors and Intermediates will participate in separate classes. Juniors are not eligible
Round Robin-Each Superintendent will be responsible for determining the eligible showmen & animals from their department for the show.
Superintendents will at as judges for the show or will choose someone to judge from their department.
Round Robin participants should dress appropriately for showing all types of animals, i.e. sturdy footwear for Large Animal Round Robin and long sleeves for Small Animal Round Robin.
All Round Robin exhibitors will receive Awards of Merit. The Senior Grand Champions will receive a special award of a belt buckle or trophy. The Intermediate Grand Cahmaions will receive special awards.
Winners will not be eligible to compete in futrue Thurston county Fair Round Robin contests, with the exception that intermediates may compete again when they reach the senior level.
Coaching during the contest will not be permitted.
4-H ANIMAL SCIENCE GENERAL RULES
Contact: 4H Extension Office 360-867-2157Public opinion regarding the quality of care given to animals has become most critical and needs to be considered. The purpose and guiding principles of herdsmanship are for exhibitors in the 4-H program to care for their livestock, pens, and equipment properly; ensure safety; and keep stalls, surrounding areas, and animals clean and attractive at all times. Educational displays and public relations are important components of herdsmanship.
Superintendent : Kendra Meek, 360-273-9234
CLASS 1 - BEEF FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White - 25
BEEF TYPEPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 35CLASS 2 - BLACK ANGUSCLASS 3 - RED ANGUSCLASS 4 - POLLED HEREFORDCLASS 5 - SIMMENTALCLASS 6 - LIMOUSINCLASS 7 - PINZGAUERCLASS 8 - SHORTHORNCLASS 9 - BRAHMACLASS 10 - CROSSBRED BEEF/BEEFCLASS 11 - CROSSBRED BEEF/DAIRY (AT LEAST 50% DAIRY)CLASS 12 - MARKET STEER (MUST BE ENTERED IN MARKET SALE)CLASS 13 - OTHER BREEDS
*Lots A-F will compete for Champion and Reserve Champion. Grand Champion of females will be selected for each breed, rosettes only.
Best Female – first place of each breed to include crossbred.
Superintendent: Julia Finnegan 360-349-1553 email@example.com
CLASS 1 - CAT FITTING & SHOWING
Points: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
CAT TYPEPoints: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10
CLASS 2 - PUREBRED CLASS 3 - LONGHAIRED HOUSEHOLD PET- MALE CLASS 4 - LONGHAIRED HOUSEHOLD PET- FEMALE CLASS 5 - SHORTHAIRED HOUSEHOLD PET- MALE CLASS 6 - SHORTHAIRED HOUSEHOLD PET- FEMALE CLASS 7 - KITTENS 4 TO 8 MONTHS OLD CLASS 8 - SENIOR, 10 YRS AND OLDER
CLASS 9 - CAT KNOWLEDGE BOWLPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
CLASS 10 - CAT EQUIPMENTPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
All items must be made in the current 4-H year by the 4-H member currently enrolled in the Cat Project.
CLASS 11 - CAT COSTUME CONTEST (participation only, no premium points)
Superintendent :Kendra Meek, 360-273-9234
CLASS 1 - DAIRY FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
DAIRY TYPEPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 35
CLASS 2 - JERSEY
CLASS 3 - HOLSTEIN
CLASS 4 - BROWN SWISS
CLASS 5 - AYRSHIRE
CLASS 6 - MILKING SHORTHORN
CLASS 7 - GUERNSEY
GRAND CHAMPION OF BREEDJUNIOR CHAMPION OF BREED - Lots A - G
SENIOR CHAMPION OF BREED - Lots H - M
Superintendent : Juliana Venables, (360) 451-1198 firstname.lastname@example.orgAssistant Superintendent: April Stanke
WA State 4-H Dog Program Policies will be followed, along with the following:
OBEDIENCE RULES In addition to those represented in the WA State 4-H Dog Program Policies
Showmanship classes will be conducted in accordance with the Washington State Guide to Showmanship. In order to be eligible to qualify for State Fair in showmanship, any dog entered in showmanship must be entered in an obedience class at the Thurston County Fair.
Showmanship will be divided into 4 lots:
Each lot (except Cloverbud) will be divided further into sub lots;
AGILITY RULES In addition to those represented in the Washington State 4H Agility Rules
1. In order to be eligible to qualify for State Fair, any dog entered in Agility must also be entered in a regular Obedience class at Fair.
2. The classes are based on the ability of the dog. Member, leader, and superintendent(s) must decide on which class to enter according to level of training.
3. All blue ribbon winners at COUNTY QUALIFIER(S), COUNTY FAIR, OR STATE FAIR of the previous year(s) must go on to the next class. Standard Excellent and Jumpers Excellent may repeat their class.
4. Each member and dog who does not receive a blue ribbon, as specified in Agility Rules #3, may stay at the same level of agility for 3 years; additional years must have prior approval from the general club leader and the superintendent.
5. Members who wish to advance to another agility class who have not met the requirements set forth in Agility Rules #3 or #4, must receive parent, leader and superintendent approval.
6. For health and safety purposes, any dog entered in the Veterans/Modified Obedience class must provide the written consent of a veterinarian in order to participate in agility classes.
7. Clover buds will not be eligible to participate in agility classes.
8. Additional state qualifying events may be offered prior to the fair. Contact the 4-H Dog Superintendent for more details.
In addition to those represented in the Washington State 4H Agility Rules
In addition to those represented in the Washington State Guide to Rally
CLASS 1 - DOG SHOWMANSHIP (FITTING & SHOWING)Points: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
CLASS 2 - DOG KNOWLEDGE BOWL
Points: Blue-10 Red-8 White-6WA State Dog Rules Apply
Points: Blue – 40 Red – 30 White – 20
CLASS 3 - STANDARD CLASS
CLASS 4 - JUMPERS/JUMPERS WITH WEAVES
CLASS 5 - DOG OBEDIENCE
CLASS 6 - TEAM OBEDIENCE (Ribbon Only)
CLASS 7 – BRACE OBEDIENCE (Ribbon Only)
CLASS 8 – RALLY OBEDIENCE
CLASS 9- DOG CRAFTS
Members of the 4-H Dog Project may enter 1 entry per lot. Entries may not be duplicate entries with other departments, and must be turned in at Still Life Entry. Entry must have been made by the exhibitor during the current year.
Points: Blue - 10 Red - 8 White - 6
Superintendent : Rodney Chapman, (360) 273-2357 email@example.comAsst. Superintendent : Brianne Shackley, 360-455-8984 firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Horn policy will follow Washington State 4-H policy. Goats with horns are allowed except in Dairy classes and Market Sale. Horn tips must be covered with horn guards at all times. Horn scurs less than 1/2 inch in length may be permitted at the discretion of the Market Sale Committee Chair.
2. Goats may be clipped at Fair - but this must be done in a supervised "fitting" area only.
3. Tentative stall and/or pen assignments will be made on the basis of entry cards due in July. Final stall and/or pen assignments will be made by the superintendent by 2pm Tuesday, entry day of the Fair. Limitations of two (2) animals per lot will be allowed. However the superintendent has the authority to limit the total number of goat project animals that a 4-H member may bring to Fair.
4. For the animal’s safety, no netting style hay sacks will be allowed in the goat pens.
5. The Goat Superintendent has the authority to request that the Fair Veterinarian examine a goat. The veterinarian will refuse admission to any animal showing evidence of a communicable disease. Any cost of vet care is the responsibility of the exhibitor.
6. Milk-out times will be directed by superintendent.
7. Only dairy animals that obviously do not conform to any breed by appearance will be entered in the Crossbreed Class. Final decision as to class will be the decision of the superintendent.
8. The superintendent may combine classes if there are not enough entries to make a competitive class.
9. Cloverbud exhibitor for pygmy or miniature goats may only enter one (1) animal.
10. All exhibitors will participate in herdsmanship. Parents of exhibitors will be asked to serve as adult in charge of herdsmanship.
11. Regarding all pack goat project goats, any pack goat shown, regardless of age, must have done at least 5 miles of hiking with the exhibitor during the current 4-H year in order to show at the fair.
12. All exhibitors are expected to attend all five fair days.
13. If there are concerns or questions, please refer to the 4-H Resolution Procedure.
14. Round Robin participants from the Goat Department will be chosen as follows: A) The Champion and Reserve Champion of Int. & Sr. Pygmy Showmanship will participate in Small Animal Round Robin. B) The Champions from Int. & Sr. Dairy, Utility Pack, Utility Draft, Meat, Fleece, and Pet Showmanship will participate in a Champion Run-Off. If a Champion chooses to not compete, (or to represent another class) the Reserve Champion from that class will compete in their place. In no case will a 3rd place showman go to the Run-Off. The top 2 showman from the Run-Off will participate in Large Animal Round Robin.
15. Companion goats for display only if space allows.
16. Exhibitors participating in the Market Sale are required to participate in pre-event staging for at least 2 hours prior to and 30 minutes after the Market Sale event.
17. Only goats awarded blue ribbons in Class 24 Lot A (Market Sale Goat Type) will be eligible to participate in the Market Sale.
18. No Goat may be cross entered in more than 1 Class each of Fitting & Showing and Type (exception: Dam & Daughter.
19. Dam & Daughter is limited to 1 entry in dairy and 1 entry in pygmy per exhibitor. State Fair does not offer a Dam & Daughter lot.
POINTS FOR ALL GOAT FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
POINTS FOR ALL GOAT TYPEPoints: Blue – 55 Red – 40 White – 30
DIVISION: A CLASS: 1
CLASS 1 - GOAT KNOWLEDGE BOWLPoints: Blue – 10 Red– 8 White – 6
CLASS 2 - SILVER BUCKET EVENTA three day Dairy Goat milking contest. (See superintendent for more information).Points: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6
CLASS 3 - DAIRY GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
DAIRY GOAT TYPE CLASSES:
CLASS 4 - ALPINECLASS 5 - LAMANCHA
CLASS 6 - NIGERIAN DWARFCLASS 7 - NUBIAN
CLASS 8 - OBERHASLICLASS 9 - SAANEN
CLASS 10 – TOGGENBURG CLASS
CLASS 11 - CROSSBREEDS
CLASS 12 - ALL OTHER PURE BREEDS
LOTS FOR CLASSES 4-12:
CLASS 13 - CLOVERBUD PYGMY or MINIATURE GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
CLASS 14 - CLOVERBUD MEMBER PYGMY OR MINIATURE GOAT TYPE(ribbons only, participation in Cloverbud Showmanship required, limit one animal)
CLASS 15 - PYGMY GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
CLASS 16 - PYGMY GOAT TYPE
UTILITY GOATS (Pack Goat, Draft Goat)
CLASS 17 - UTILITY PACK GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
CLASS 18 - UTILITY PACK GOAT TYPE
CLASS 19 - UTILITY DRAFT GOAT FITTING & SHOWING (being offered for exhibition only for first year)
CLASS 20 - UTILITY DRAFT GOAT TYPE (being offered for exhibition only for first year)
LOTS FOR CLASSES 18 & 20:
CLASS 21 - MEAT GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
CLASS 22 - PUREBRED MEAT GOAT TYPE (Breeding Does)
CLASS 23 - CROSSBRED MEAT GOAT TYPE (Breeding Does)
LOTS FOR CLASSES 22 & 23
CLASS 24 - MARKET GOAT TYPE
CLASS 25 - FLEECE GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
A Junior B Intermediate C Senior
FLEECE GOAT TYPE
CLASS 26- ANGORA GOATS
CLASS 27 - CASHMERE GOATS
CLASS 28 - OTHER FLEECE GOATS
LOTS FOR CLASSES 26, 27, & 28
Special project rules:
CLASS 29 - PET GOAT FITTING AND SHOWING
CLASS 30 - PET GOAT TYPE
Special project rules: All items must be made in the current 4-H year by the 4-H exhibitor currently enrolled in the goat project.
CLASS 31 - PACK
CLASS 32 - MILK STAND
CLASS 33- FEEDERS
CLASS 34 - OTHER
LOTS FOR CLASSES 31-34:
Horse Department Superintendent - Cynthia Worth (360) 561-9715
Assistant Superintendent - Gail Kaufman (360) 790-4719
Secretary - Molly Pestinger (360) 791-2661
Treasurer - JoAnn Sabisch (360) 480-1789
Dressage/Jumping Coordinator - Kathy Manor, (360) 357-6333
Equine Public Presentation - Superintendent: Dennese Mahoney (360) 259-4618
CLASS 1 – HORSE SHOWMANSHIP (FITTING & SHOWING)
Points: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
CLASS 2 – EQUITATION Points: Blue – 60 Red – 40 White –20
CLASS 3 - PRACTICAL HORSEMANSHIP (TRAIL) Points: Blue – 60 Red – 40 White – 20
CLASS 4 - HARNESS (DRIVING)Points: Blue – 60 Red – 40 White – 20
CLASS 5- SMALL EQUINEPoints: Blue - 60 Red - 40 White - 20
CLASS 6- HUNT SEAT EQUITATION OVER FENCESPoints: Blue – 60 Red – 40 White – 20
Exhibitors wishing to participate in a Jumping Event at the Thurston County Fair are required to attend and qualify at one of the clinics. The Superintendent or designee will approve the exhibitor’s knowledge and ability to ride in a safe manner and to display knowledge and ability to ride each jumping height class over each height class.
CLASS 7 - TRAIL-IN-HANDPoints: Blue – 60 Red – 40 White – 20
CLASS 8- WESTERN GAMESPoints: Blue – 60 Red – 40 White - 20
Exhibitors wanting to participate in Western Games events at the Thurston County Fairare required to attend and qualify at one of the clinics or Pre-Fair. The Superintendentor designee will approve an exhibitor’s ability to ride in a safe manner and to displayknowledge and ability to ride each gaming pattern. Cross entry with walk/trot or walk/jog is not permitted.
CLASS 9 – HALTERPoints: Blue – 60 Red – 40 White – 20
CLASS 10 - DRESSAGEPoints: Blue – 60 Red – 40 White – 20
Tests are the same as those used at State Fair. Leaders and fair office will beadvised as soon as they are announced.
CLASS 11 – HORSE KNOWLEDGE BOWLPoints: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6
CLASS 12 - GROOMSQUADPoints: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 5
(State Fair Bulletin #61 will be followed for rules)A squad must be made up of all 3 senior members or all 3 intermediate members.A separate entry form must be submitted for each groom squad team.An intermediate and senior mixed team may compete but are not eligible toattend State Fair and will be judged with the senior class. Rules listed in “GroomSquad Contest - State Fair No. 61”, will be used with the exception of groom timewhich will be 15 minutes.
CLASS 13 - 4-H STATE AND NATIONAL EQUINE PUBLIC PRESENTATIONSPoints: Blue - 60 Red- 40 White-20
Laura Shackley - Superintendent email@example.com
CLASS 1 – HORSELESS HORSE FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25Cloverbuds are participation only, no premium points.
CLASS 2 - MODEL HORSESPoints: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5
CLASS 3 - NOTEBOOK OR SCRAPBOOKPoints: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White - 5
Horse Notebook or Scrapbook (pictures, articles, educational materials, etc.complied in an album illustrating a horse topic or topics).
CLASS 4 – OTHER HORSELESS HORSE EXHIBITPoints: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5
Superintendent : Kathie McWaid (360) 438-3476
CLASS 1 – LLAMA AND ALPACA FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
CLASS 2 - LLAMA AND ALPACA KNOWLEDGE BOWL
Points: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6
CLASS 3 – TRAIL OBSTACLES
Points: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 40OBSTACLE COURSE - Llama and alpacas to compete unpacked through planned obstacle course. May include water hazard, jumps, backing, maze, etc. Consideration made for incomplete attempts.
CLASS 4 - PUBLIC RELATIONSPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 40Working with the Public. This class will be a skill course using obstacles encountered when members work their llamas and alpacas in public. The member and/or llama and alpaca may wear a costume.
CLASS 5 - ARTS & CRAFTSPoints: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5Limited to items made for use on llamas and alpacas (i.e. lead rope) or in a llama and alpaca image (i.e. llama and alpaca planter), or made of llama or alpaca wool. May enter one item in each lot.
CLASS 6 – COSTUME (ribbons only)
Co-Superintendent: Crystal Hansen 360-709-0541 firstname.lastname@example.orgCo-Superintendent: Debbie Keese 360-956-1182 Keesefam7@gmail.com
CLASS 1 - FITTING AND SHOWMANSHIPPoints: Blue - 75 Red - 55 White - 25
See DIVISION: A CLASS: 1 LOT: NA - Cloverbud, NB - Junior, NC - Intermediate, ND - Senior
Poultry Judging will consist of two parts:
CLASS 2 -POULTRY KNOWLEDGE BOWL
Points: Blue - 10 Red - 8 White - 6
Type Class Points: Blue - 15 Red - 10 White - 5
Points for Pens, Trios, & Pairs: Blue - 25 Red - 15 White - 10
CLASS 3 -American Class: Plymouth Rocks, Dominiques, Wyandotte, Javas, Rhode Islands, Buckeyes, Chantaclers, Jersey Giants, Lamonas, New Hampshires, Hollands, & Delawares.
CLASS 4 - Asian Class: Brahmas, Cochins, & Langshans.
CLASS 5 - English Class: Dorkings, Red Caps, Cornish, Orpingtons, Sussex, & Australorps.
CLASS 6 - Mediterranean Class: Leghorns, Minorcas, Spanish, Andalusians, Anconas, Sicilian Buttercups, & Catalanas.
CLASS 7 - Continental Class: Hamburgs, Campines, Lakenvelders, Barnevelders, Welsummers, Polish - Bearded and Non-Bearded, Houdans, Faverolles, Crevecoeurs, & LaFleche.
CLASS 8 - All Other Standard Breeds: Modern Game, Old English, Malays, Sumatras, Aseels, Shamos, Yokohamas, Pheonix, Cubalayas, Sultans, Frizzles, Naked Necks, Araucanas, & Ameraucanas.
CLASS 9 - Crossbreeds: Any Standard breed mix.
BANTAM BREEDSType Class Points: Blue - 15 Red - 10 White - 5Points for Pens, Trios, & Pairs: Blue - 25 Red - 15 White - 10
CLASS 10 - Game Bantams Class: Modern Games & Old English Games
CLASS 11 - Single Comb Clean Legged Class: Anaconas, Andalusians, Australorps, Catalanas, Campines, Delawares, Dorkings, Dutch, Frizzle, Hollands, Japanese, Javas, Jersey Giants, Lakenvelders, Lamonas, Leghorns, Minorcas, Naked Necks, New Hampshires, Orpingtons, Pheonix, Plymouth Rocks, Rhode Islands, Spanish, & Sussex.
CLASS 12 - Rose Comb Clean Legged Class: Anconas, Belgian Bearded d’Anvers, Dorkings, Dominiques, Hamburgs, Leghorns, Minorcas, Red Caps, Rosecombs, Sebrights, & Wyandottes.
CLASS 13 - All Other Combs, Clean Legged Class: Ameraucanas, Araucanas, Buckeyes, Shamos, Sicilians, Buttercups, Sumatras, Yokohamas, Chanteclers, Cornish, Crevecoeurs, Cubalayas, Houdans, LaFleche, Malays, & Polish.
CLASS 14 - Feather Legged Class: Botted d’Uccles, Brahmas, Cochins, Faverolles, Frizzles, Langshans, Silkies, & Sultans.
CLASS 15 - Crossbreed: Any Bantam breed mix.
DUCKS Type Class Points: Blue - 15 Red - 10 White - 5Points for Trios: Blue - 25 Red - 15 White - 10
CLASS 16 - Standard Duck
CLASS 17 - Bantam Duck
CLASS 18 - GEESE Type Class Points: Blue - 25 Red - 15 White - 10Points for Trios: Blue - 30 Red - 20 White - 10
CLASS 19 - TURKEYS Type Class Points: Blue - 25 Red - 15 White - 10Points for Trios: Blue - 30 Red - 20 White - 10
CLASS 20- Other Poultry/Game Birds BE SURE TO LIST SPECIES & VARIETY IN DESCRIPTION - EXAMPLE: DOVE OR RING NECK PHEASANT
Type Class Points: Blue - 15 Red - 10 White - 5
Points for Trio: Blue - 25 Red - 15 White - 10
PIGEONSType Class Points: Blue - 15 Red - 10 White - 5
CLASS 21 - Utility Breeds
CLASS 22 -Roller Breeds
CLASS 23-Fancy Breeds
CLASS 24 -Racing Homer
HOMEMADE POULTRY EQUIPMENTPoints: Blue – 20 Red – 10 White – 5
Contestants may enter one entry per lot. The entry may be assembled from pre-manufactured kits. The exhibitor must produce a copy of the building plans. This may be a standard plan and need not be original. Brooders should be equipped with some way to control temperature and provide fire safety standards. This entry should include appropriate containers for feed and water.
CLASS 25 - Poultry Equipment
CLASS 26 - Pigeon or Dove Equipment
CLASS 27 - Other
CLASS 28 EGGSPoints: Blue - 15 Red - 10 White - 5
Entries to consist of a group of 3 eggs displayed on plates provided. Each exhibitor limited to 4 entries total. Eggs to be uniform in shape, shell texture, size, color and appearance. One egg may be cracked open, at the Judges discretion, to judge internal characteristics.
CLASS 29 - POULTRY COSTUME CONTEST (Special prizes - No premium points).
Costumes must be made by the exhibitor with minimum help from others. No costumes may be adapted from dolls or other pre-made outfits. Some small accessories are acceptable. Only one entry per exhibitor. Costumes should be made prior to the fair and must be ready at the start of the contest. Costumes will not be made as part of the contest
Superintendent: Jenny Taylor 360-701-6470 email@example.com
CLASS 1 - RABBIT FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
CLASS 2 - RABBIT KNOWLEDGE BOWLPoints: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6
CLASS 3 - COMMERCIAL OR HEAVY BREEDSPoints: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5
CLASS 4 - FANCY OR SMALL BREEDSPoints: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5(Seniors or Juniors only - no intermediate class of rabbit)
CLASS 5 – MEAT CLASSSingle Points: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5;Pen Points: Blue – 40 Red – 25 White – 15Crossbreeds may be limited. Any rabbit entered in type may NOT be entered in Meat Class.
CLASS 6 - MARKET SALE CLASSOnly one Meat Pen or one Fryer may be entered in the Market Sale. Any rabbit entered in Type may not be entered in the Market Sale Class.Market rabbits, must be one of the recognized ARBA commercial meat breeds or a crossbred of those commercial breeds. Excluding the 3 wool breeds, which are French Angora, Giant Angora, and Satin Angora.Single Points: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5Pen Points: Blue – 40 Red – 25 White – 15
CLASS 7 - PET CLASSPoints: Blue –15 Red – 10 White – 5
CLASS 8 – EQUIPMENTPoints: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10All items must be made in the current 4-H year by the 4-H’er currently enrolled in the rabbit project.
CLASS 9 - RABBIT COSTUME CONTEST (participation only, no premium points)
1. Costumes must be made by the member with a minimum of help from the parents or others; use your personal discretion for you are in competition with other members under the same rules.
2. No costumes may be adapted from dolls or other pre-made outfits. Some small accessories are acceptable, use your judgment.
3. Only one entry per exhibitor allowed.
CLASS 10 - BREEDERS CLASS: RABBIT
(participation only, no premium points)
Superintendent: Emily Killeen 360-791-1758
CLASS 1 - CAVY FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
CAVY TYPEPoints: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5
CLASS 2 - ABYSSINIAN
CLASS 3 - ABYSSINIAN SATIN
CLASS 4 -AMERICAN
CLASS 5 -AMERICAN SATIN
CLASS 6 - PERUVIAN
CLASS 7 - PERUVIAN SATIN
CLASS 8 - SILKIE
CLASS 9 - SILKIE SATIN
CLASS 10 - TEDDY
CLASS 11 - TEDDY SATIN
CLASS 12 - WHITE CRESTED
CLASS 13 - TEXEL
CLASS 14 - CORONET
CLASS 15 - PET CLASS (CROSSBRED OR PUREBRED)This class is for pet quality cavies, that do not fit in any other type class. The animals will be judged on general appearance, condition, cleanliness and behavior.
CLASS 16 – EQUIPMENTPoints: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10
All items must be made in the current 4-H year by the 4-H’er currently enrolled in the cavy project.
CLASS 17 – CAVY KNOWLEDGE BOWLPoints: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6
CLASS 18 – CAVY COSTUME CONTEST Prettiest Sow/Most Handsome Boar. (Participation only, no premium points)
CLASS 19 – CAVY BREEDERS CLASS (participation only, no premium points)
Co-Superintendent: Debbie Clarke 360-789-5653
firstname.lastname@example.orgCo-Superintendent: Tamara Brathovde (253) 820-1560
CLASS 1 – SHEEP FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
SHEEP TYPEPoints: Blue – 55 Red – 40 White – 30
CLASS 2 - BORDER CHEVIOT
CLASS 3 - COLUMBIA
CLASS 4 - CORRIEDALE
CLASS 5 - DORSET
CLASS 6 - HAMPSHIRE
CLASS 7 - MONTADALE
CLASS 8 - ROMNEY
CLASS 9 - SHROPSHIRE
CLASS 10 - SOUTHDOWN
CLASS 11 - SUFFOLK
CLASS 12 - NATURAL COLORED
CLASS 13 - CROSSBRED (NO RAMS)
CLASS 14 - OTHER BREEDS
CLASS 15 – MARKET LAMBS
CLASS 16 - ALL BREEDS – WETHERS
Dapper Sheep Crew ContestSaturday, August 3, 11 am in the West Arena. No premium pointsPurpose: The purpose of this contest is to provide 4-H and FFA members an opportunity to have fun and demonstrate their ability to work together in a safe and humane manner to groom and prepare a sheep for show.
Eligibility: This contest is open to all 4-H and FFA Sheep show persons. The crew will be composed of a combination of three 4-H and FFA project members: i.e., 2 4-H and 1 FFA; 2 FFA and 1 4-H.
General Rules: Each crew will be provided a sheep and all grooming equipment and supplies:
Basis of Judging:
Co-Superintendent : Debbie Clarke (360) 789-5653
email@example.comCo-Superintendent : Tamara Brathovde (253) 820-1560
CLASS 1 - FLEECE & FIBERPoints: Blue – 40 Red – 35 White – 25
Superintendent: Chris Allen and Rebekkah Allen firstname.lastname@example.org(Pet rats, hamsters, gerbils, mice, reptiles, birds, and exotics)
CLASS 1 – SMALL ANIMAL FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White - 25
CLASS 2 – SMALL ANIMAL EXHIBITPoints: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5
CLASS 3 – EQUIPMENTPoints – Simple: Blue-10, Red-8, White-6Points - Complex: Blue-20, Red-15, White-10
CLASS 4 – SMALL ANIMAL/POCKET PETS KNOWLEDGE BOWLPoints: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6
Superintendent: Riley Hanna (360) 451-0854 email@example.com
CLASS 1 – CHESTER WHITE
CLASS 2 – DUROC
CLASS 3 – POLAND CHINA
CLASS 4 – HAMPSHIRE
CLASS 5 – YORKSHIRE
CLASS 6 – BERKSHIRE
CLASS 7 – CROSSBREEDS
CLASS 8 – OTHER BREEDS
Note: All animals will be shown by breed (Animals may not be shown in order of class).
Points: Blue – 55 Red – 40 White – 30
** Any exhibitor bringing a sow and litter or a sow to farrow at fair must provide the following items at fair for the safety of their animals. Failure to do so may result in the animal(s) not being permitted to be at fair.
1. Creep2. Heat Lamps
One Champion and one Reserve Champion will be selected from Lots A – D and Lots F and G in each breed, if quality of animals merits the award. Additional premium points will not be assigned.
One Grand Champion and one Reserve Grand Champion will be selected from all gilts/sows designated Champion in Lots A – D and Lots F and G of Classes 1 – 8. Awards will be made if quality of animals merits the award. Additional premium points will not be assigned.
CLASS 9 – FEEDER SWINE (Less than 150 LBS)
Points: Blue – 55 Red – 40 White - 30
CLASS 10 – MARKET SWINEPoints: Blue – 55 Red – 40 White - 30
** Weight divisions will be determined by the superintendent and/or judge.
One Champion and one Reserve Champion will be selected for each weight division for Lot L for Class 10, if quality of animals merits the award. Additional premium points will not be assigned.
One Grand Champion and one Reserve Grand Champion will be selected from all Market Swine-sale animal, designated Champion in Lot L of Class 10. Awards will be made if quality of animals merits the award. Additional premium points will not be assigned.
CLASS 11 – SWINE FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 40 White – 30
Champion and Reserve Champion rosettes will be awarded in each Lot in Class 11 with no additional premium points awarded.
TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL 4-H STILL LIFE EXHIBIT
Contact the 4-H Office (360) 867-2157
Superintendent: Mary Jo Rydholm 360-556-0819
CLASS 1 – SEWING CONSTRUCTION
CLASS 2 - FASHION REVUEPoints: Blue – 30 Red – 25 White – 15The Monday before the beginning of fair, arrive at 6pm for entry and judging. Fashion shows will be held during the 5-day fair event. Contestants will be judged on stage presentation. All entrants must complete EM0682 - State Fashion Revue Personal Data Sheet and write a commentary. Data Sheets may be obtained from the Extension Office.
CLASS 3 - CONSUMERThis contest is held concurrent with Fashion Revue. Worksheets, tags, sales receipts and commentary shall accompany garment. Worksheets may be obtained from Extension Office. Premium points given for modeling and worksheet (worksheets may not be displayed).
CLASS 4 - CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION EXPO
CLASS 5 - REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE CHALLENGEThis class allows for the exhibitor to create a wearable article of clothing, or a functional accessory, from the chosen base item. All entries must have an accompanying 3x5 card explaining the process for creation of this year’s exhibit. The original item must be distinguishable, even if only through explanation, to the judge. Entries will be judged on ingenuity, construction, functionality, and style. Base Item is chosen by the Superintendent. Class will be judged at the same time as other Division S contests by the same judge. The base item may be an article of denim clothing or a commercially knit garment.
CLASS 6 - FIBER ARTSPoints: Blue -12 Red-8 White- 4
Superintendent: Elizabeth Shackley, Lizzieshackley@gmail.com
Tips for a Successful Still Life Exhibit
Points: Blue – 12 Red – 10 White – 8
CLASS 1 - DISCOVERY
CLASS 2 - EARTH SAVERS
CLASS 3 - WATER RESOURCES
CLASS 4 - GEOLOGY
CLASS 5 - SPORT FISHING
CLASS 6 - SHOOTING SPORTS
CLASS 7 – NATURAL RESOURCE ACTIVITY CONTEST
Co-Superintendent : Elaine Dunn firstname.lastname@example.org, (360) 584-6364Co-Superintendent: Bob Dunn
See Tips For A Successful 4-H Still Life Exhibit
Points: Blue – 12 Red – 8 White – 4
CLASS 1 - CRAFT AND HOBBIESLIMITATION ON CLASS 1 ENTRIES: No more than three (3) items per lot.
CLASS 2 - FINE ARTS
*Items must be framed and/or matted and ready to hang. Exceptions will be made for sketchbooks or portfolios. NO LOOSE PAPERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
CLASS 3 - PAPER ARTS
Superintendent: Kristine Shackley (360)259-6183 email@example.comSee Tips for a Successful 4-H Still Life Exhibit
CLASS 1 - BAKED FOODS
CLASS 2 – CONFECTIONSPoints: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6(This class for county exhibit only, and not eligible for 4-H State Fair)
CLASS 3 – TABLESETTINGSPoints: Blue – 10 Red - 8 White - 6
(This class for county exhibit only, not eligible for 4-H State Fair)
Limited to 3’x3’ table space; include menu and centerpiece related to setting (Not necessary to use "best" service).
CLASS 4 - RECIPE FILESPoints: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6
(This class for county exhibit only, and not eligible for 4-H State Fair)
All recipes must be self-tested with own comments on back of card. Dividers need to separate categories – dated current year’s recipes must be in front. Six new recipes required, for a total of six for Juniors, 12 for Intermediates and 25 for Seniors.
CLASS 5 – NOTEBOOKSPoints: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6(This class for county exhibit only, and not eligible for 4-H State Fair)Dated current work in front. Exhibit shall consist of notebook or folder containing:
CLASS 6 - FOOD CANNING/PRESERVATION
Beginning: Points: Blue – 8 Red – 6 White – 4
Intermediate: Points: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6
Advanced: Blue – 12 Red – 10 White – 8
CLASS 7 - FOOD ACTIVITIESSee Tips for a Successful 4-H Still Life ExhibitPoints: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 10Foods activities must be scheduled with 4-H Office by the Monday prior to fair opening day. Participants are expected to be familiar with 4-H publications regarding food activities, including EM 4733, 4-H Food Activity Guidelines. Worksheet C1099E, "4-H Food Activity Worksheet" (available online only) must be completed in advance and given to the judge before beginning, along with recipe(s) and menu. If members are working as a team, only one worksheet will need to be completed. Club leaders are encouraged to help youth members select an age appropriate food preparation project. 4-H members must have experience preparing their food item prior to coming to fair. *Note: Contestants going over the specified time may have their score lowered. Contestants are required to provide their own cookware, Including, but not limited to, pots, pans, dishes, glassware, flatware, cutting boards, and towels.
Lot A - Food for All Occasions
Lot B - Lunch on the Go
Lot C - Quick to Fix Meals
Lot D - Foods of the Pacific Northwest/Native Foods
Lot E- My Favorite Foods
Lot F- Bread Baking
Lot G - Food Preservation
Lot H - Non-judged Cooking/Baking Activity5-15 participation points depending on difficulty
Superintendent: Steven Yabsley (254) 833-1533
Tips for a Successful Still Life ExhibitPoints: Blue – 12 Red – 10 White – 8
CLASS 1 - ELECTRIC
CLASS 2 - WOOD SCIENCE
CLASS 3 - SMALL ENGINE, AUTOMOTIVE, & TRACTOR
CLASS 4 - ROCKETRY
CLASS 5 - BICYCLES
CLASS 6 - ROBOTICS
CLASS 7 – COMPUTER (see lots A-H)
CLASS 8 – Any other STEM related project
SUBLOTS:Add these numbers to lot letter above designating appropriate type of exhibit.
Superintendent: Howard Ullery 360-455-9329 firstname.lastname@example.org See Tips For A Successful 4-H Still Life Exhibit
CLASS 1 - 4-H PROJECT PHOTOGRAPHYPoints: Blue – 12 Red – 8 White – 4
LOT(limit two per lot – Photos must be at least 5" x 7")
Point Values for Classes 2 through 5 are: Blue – 16 Red – 12 White – 9
CLASS 2 - 4-H PHOTO RECORD
CLASS 3 - 4-H PHOTO ALBUM*Please Note: Scrapbooks are to contain only photos taken by the exhibitor.
CLASS 4 - 4-H PHOTOJOURNALISM*All photographs must be of newsworthy nature. They must be captioned. Include information on who, what, where, when, and why in each caption. Photographs may be black & white or color.
CLASS 5 - 4-H PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM AND PHOTO MANIPULATION SKILLSThis class is for photographers who make use of Photoshop or other photography software or darkroom to change or enhance their photographs. Use a 3 x 5 card to describe process used to enhance or change the photo.
Superintendent: Jessica Schallon, email@example.com
CLASS 1 - HORTICULTUREPoints: Blue – 12 Red – 8 White – 4
CLASS 2 - FLORICULTUREPoints: Blue – 12 Red – 8 White – 4
CLASS 3 - HANGING BASKETSPoints: Blue – 12 Red – 8 White – 4
CLASS 4 - SPECIAL EXHIBITSPoints: Blue - 20 Red - 15 White - 5
CLASS 5 - WEEDSIdentify by common and scientific names. Specimens of each lot should be mounted or displayed in a manner showing individual identification and location. The recommended control for the weed should be listed if the exhibitor has been in the project for more than two years.Points: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White– 10
Tips for a Successful 4-H Still Life Exhibit
CLASS 6 - INSECTSPoints: Blue – 12 Red – 8 White – 4
CLASS 7 - BEEKEEPINGPoints: Blue – 12 Red – 8 White – 4
Contact 4-H Office (360) 867-2157
CLASS 1 - SPECIAL INTEREST 4-H PROGRAMS
CLASS 2 - 4-H CHALLENGEOpen to youth teams participating in 4-H portable challenge (adventure-based activities). Groups will demonstrate at least one cooperative activity and one initiative.
Superintendent: Tammy Schallon, firstname.lastname@example.org
CLASS 1 – VETERINARY DISPLAY
CLASS 2 – VETERINARY JOB SHADOWING