Nebraska State Fair

4-H Contest Participant Resources

youth participating in a 4-H judging contest at the Nebraska state fair

Marisa See

Contest Entry

All 4-H members planning to participate in any 4-H contest must be entered in ShoWorks before 8:00 PM CST on August 10. This entry process must be completed by the 4-H member (or their family). Fees must be paid for using a debit/credit card. There are no other payment options. Contest participants will not be entered by the county Extension office. For specific contest registration details, please refer to the following helpsheets:


Participant Letters

Fashion Show Participant Letter (2019)

Culinary Challenge Participant Letter (2019)

Horticulture ID & Judging Contest Participant Letter (2019)

Digital Video - 4-H FilmFest Participant Letter (2019)

Presentation Contest Participant Letters (2019)

Schedules & Contest Programs

4-H Schedule (8/6/19)

Contest programs will be uploaded below as they become available. Programs are also available in the Nebraska State Fair 4-H mobile app.

General Rules

4-H General Rules

Contest Rules

Please refer to the following pages and resources for specific contest rules, guidelines, entry limits, class descriptions, scoresheets, and forms.