4-H Exhibitor Information

Nebraska 4-H State Fair Fairbook

The following resources are offered to assist 4-H'ers and their families prepare for exhibiting and participating in the Nebraska State Fair. Visit the Nebraska 4-H State Fair Fairbook for information about 4-H static and animal exhibits, as well as in-person contests and competitions happening during the State Fair. The Fairbook contains rules, classes, eligibility, and judging information for all 4-H events happening at this year's Nebraska State Fair.

2017 Fairbook

Entering 4-H Animal Exhibits & In-Person Events

Beef, sheep, swine, meat goats, poultry, rabbits, dog and in-person events including presentations, fashion show, judging contests, must be entered in ShoWorks on or before August 10, 2017, by 5 p.m. CST.  These are entered by the families, not the county, and must be paid for by their credit card. There are no other options for payment. For help entering, please review the 4-H/FFA Registration Instructions or watch our tutorial video.

Enter 4-H entries and in-person events

RESOURCES

Exhibitor Information

Animal Exhibitor Handbook (2017)

Tentative Livestock Schedule (2017)

Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goat Exhibitor Letter (2016) (2017 Coming Soon!)

NEW Swine Show Format, Carcass Contest, FAQ and Revised Swine Fairbook-2016

        -2017 Swine Carcass Contest Results

Youth Dairy Show Exhibitor Letter (2017)

Rabbit and Poultry Exhibitor Letter (2017)

Dog Exhibitor Letter (2017)

Dog Show Program/Schedule (2016)

4-H and FFA Exhibitor Entry Limits (2017)

Livestock Check-In Trailer Hours (2017)

4-H and FFA In Place and Check-In/Weigh-In Schedule (2016)

Nebraska State Fair Herdsmanship Rules (2016)

        -2016 Herdsmanship Results

2016 Livestock Reminders for State Fair

Stalling Assignments

Beef Stalling Information-2016

Swine Stalling Information-2016

Sheep and Goat Stalling Information-2016

State Fair Loading and Unloading Information

State Fair Loading/Unloading Presentation  (2016)

Livestock Check-In Trailer Hours (2017)

4-H and FFA In Place and Check-In/Weigh-In Schedule (2016)

Ethics Affidavits

Market Animal Ethics Affidavit (2017) pdf

Market Swine Animal Ethics Affidavit (2017) pdf

Non-Market Ethics Affidavit (2017) pdf

Hormel Swine Affidavit (2017)

State Fair Animal Resources

Leader's Guide on Animal Welfare for Fairs and Exhibitors

Youth Guide on Animal Welfare for Fairs and Exhibitors

State Fair General Livestock Rules-2017

State Fair Livestock Health Requirements-2017

Animal Resource Guide for 4-H & FFA Members: Animal Documents, Records & Tests Needed Prior to Fairs & Exhibitors

Animal Resource Guide for 4-H & FFA Members: Facts, Values & Myths

Animal Resource Guide for 4-H & FFA Members: Knowing the Livestock Lingo

Animal Resource Guide for 4-H & FFA Members: Communicating with the Public About the Care of Production Animals