?4-H events highlight upcoming 2008 Clark County 4-H Fair PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2008 00:00
?The following is a list of the special events that will be held during the Clark County 4–H Fair.
4-H Exhibit Buildings
    A highlight of the 4-H Fair is the Exhibit Buildings that house the 4-H projects, which will be judged on Saturday, July 12.
    These two buildings are filled with projects completed by 4-H members, which illustrate learning, goal setting and achievement.
    The 4-H Exhibit Buildings will be open Sunday, July 13 from 2 to 10 p.m. and Monday, July 14 through Friday, July 18 from 5 to 10 p.m.
4-H Cat Show
    The 4-H Cat Show will bring 4-H members and their cats to the 4-H Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 12 at 2 p.m. in the Outdoor Shelter.
4-H Dog Show
    Clark County 4-H Dog Club members have been attending weekly 4-H Dog Obedience training classes since March. An exhibition of both the 4-H’er and the dog’s accomplishments will be given on Sunday, July 13 at 2 p.m. in the Indoor Arena at the 4-H Fairgrounds.
4-H Livestock
Judging Show
    Judging will begin on Sunday, July 13 and conclude on Thursday, July 17 for over 800 animals. The 4-H members have learned over the past year proper care, grooming and showing skills. Individual species judging is as follows:
     •    Sunday, July 13- 3 p.m.- 4-H Horse & Pony Show (Outdoor Arena- weather permitting)
     •    Sunday, July 13- 4 p.m.- 4-H Rabbit Show (Indoor Arena)
     •    Monday, July 14- 10 a.m.- 4-H Lama Show (Indoor Arena)
     •    Monday, July 14- 6 p.m.- 4-H Sheep Show (Indoor Arena)
     •    Tuesday, July 15- 9 a.m.- 4-H Poultry Judging (Poultry Barn)
     •    Tuesday, July 15- 6:30 p.m.- 4-H Swine Show (Indoor Arena)
     •    Wednesday, July 16- 10 a.m.- 4-H Market Wether Goat Show (Indoor Arena)
     •    Wednesday, July 16- 6:30 p.m.- 4-H Beef Showmanship, followed by 4-H Beef Steer & Beef Female Show (Indoor Arena)
     •    Thursday, July 17- 10 a.m.- 4-H Female Goat Show (Indoor Arena)
     •    Thursday, July 17- 1 p.m.- 4-H Dairy Cattle Show (Indoor Arena)
Mini/Pre Mini
Costume Parade
    Mini 4-Her’s (in grades kindergarten through second) and Pre-Mini (Pre-kindergarten) dress themselves in an original costume for a “fun costume parade.” The event will be held on Wednesday, July 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the outdoor stage.
4-H Showmanship/Round Robin Showmanship
    As part of the livestock judging, 4-H Showmanship Contests will be held. During the contests, judges will evaluate grooming, showmanship technique, and species knowledge. The Champion Showman from each species (beef, dairy, pygmy goat, dairy goat, sheep, swine and horse) will then compete in the 4-H Round Robin Showmanship Contest on Thursday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Indoor Arena at the 4-H Fairgrounds. The Round Robin Showmanship Contest gives the youth an opportunity to illustrate their showmanship skills in all species.
4-H Livestock Auction
    Four-H Livestock members will have the opportunity to auction an animal at the 4-H Livestock Auction, which will be held on Friday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Indoor Arena at the 4-H Fairgrounds.
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