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Superintendent: Allison Leimer, Ithaca
NOTE TO EXHIBITOR AND EXTENSION OFFICE: Please follow the rules carefully. Contact the Superintendent if you have any questions. Exhibitors are expected to read and follow the information in the “State Fair 4-H Dog Exhibitor and Dog Skillathon Letter” which is posted on the web with the 4-H dog information.
PRE-REGISTRATION AND ENTRY FEES
You must pre-register online by the required deadline in order to participate. 4-H members involved in all state judging contests are required to pay a non-refundable entry fee. No one may register on day of show as they have not pre-registered or paid the entry fee.
Intermediate (10-13 yrs of age) Seniors (14-18 yrs of age)
Exhibitors are required to wear the official State Fair 4-H t-shirt. If there is no official State Fair 4-H T-shirt, exhibitors are required to wear a white shirt (or blouse) with the official 4-H chevron attached or a 4-H T-shirt. Solid blue jeans are required. No hats, caps or other types of headgear are to be worn. Exhibitors shall not display any local, county or club identification.
4-H members participating in judging, skill and identification contests will be recognized as follows:
Results tabulated and submitted by the Superintendent to the State Fair Judging Contest Coordinator are final. Results of the 1st through 10th high point individuals will be posted after the contest. Other results will be available on the 4-H web page after the State Fair as provided by the contest superintendent.
The contest will consist of a series of stations that are designed to test your knowledge of dogs. Some stations may be visual diagrams or hands on activities to demonstrate a dog related technique. Stations will cover: