Nebraska State 4-H Dog Show

Due to facility changes at Fonner Park during the 2019 Nebraska State Fair, the 2019 State 4-H Dog Show and Dog Skillathon Contest will be held on Saturday, September 7 in the Animal Science Complex on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln East Campus. For more information and details about the date and location change, please view the 2019 State 4-H Dog Show information webinar recording and review the 2019 State 4-H Dog Show frequently asked questions

Nebraska 4-H is currently looking for individuals to serve on a planning committee for future Nebraska 4-H Dog events. Interested individuals should complete the 2020 State 4-H Dog Show Planning Committee Interest Form.

For Dog Show and Dog Skillathon rules and guidelines, please visit the 2019 State Fair 4-H Fairbook

Entry Process

4-H exhibitors must print and complete the Exhibitor Entry Form and Dog Vaccination Certification (SF263). Dog Vaccination Certification forms must be for the dog(s) being shown and must be signed by a veterinarian. Dog vaccinations must be up to date and not expire before September 7, 2019. Completed forms with signatures and entry fees must be submitted to local Extension office by August 9, 2019


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Nebraska State 4-H Dog Show

The Nebraska State 4-H Dog Show offers 4-H members an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and abilities in working with their canine companion through a variety of competitions, including showmanship, obedience, agility, and rally classes.

Rules & Guidelines

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Nebraska State 4-H Dog Skillathon

The Nebraska State 4-H Dog Skillathon is an opportunity for 4-H members to test their knowledge of a variety of dog care topics. Youth work through three testing stations during the contest which does not require a live animal.

Rules & Guidelines

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Interested in volunteering at the 2019 State 4-H Dog Event? Volunteers are needed at both the Dog Show and Dog Skillathon contest. If you would like to volunteer at either or both events, please complete the volunteer interest form below. After completing the form, you will be contact with additional information.

Volunteer Interest Form

For questions about this program or the information on this page, please contact:

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PHONE: 402-472-6458