4-H Exhibitor Information

Nebraska 4-H State Fair Fairbook

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.

2018 Fairbook

Entering 4-H Animal Exhibits & In-Person Events

4-H members exhibiting any 4-H live animal exhibits or participating in any 4-H contest at the Nebraska State Fair must be entered in ShoWorks before 8:00 PM CST on August 10, 2018.  These exhibits and contest participants must be entered by the 4-H member (or their family). Fees must be paid for using a credit card. There are no other options for payment. Live animal exhibits and contest participants will not be entered by the county Extension office. For help entering, please review the 4-H/FFA Registration Instructions or watch our tutorial video.

Enter Live animals & Contests

LIVE ANIMAL EXHIBIT RESOURCES

Exhibitor Information

State Fair Livestock Nomination/Identification Requirements V3 (2018)

Animal Exhibitor Handbook V2 (2018)

Tentative Livestock Schedule (2018)

Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goat Exhibitor Letter (2017)

Youth Dairy Show Exhibitor Letter (2017)

Rabbit and Poultry Exhibitor Letter (2017)

Dog Exhibitor Letter (2017)

Dog Show Schedule (2017)

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 (2017)

Nebraska State Fair Herdsmanship Rules (2017)

2017 Livestock Reminders for State Fair

Stalling Assignments

Beef Stalling Information (2017)

Swine Stalling Information (2017)

Sheep and Goat Stalling Information (2017)

State Fair Loading and Unloading Information

State Fair Loading/Unloading Presentation (2017)

Livestock Check-In Trailer Hours (2017)

4-H and FFA In Place and Check-In/Weigh-In Schedule (2017)

Ethics Affidavits

Market Animal Ethics Affidavit (2017)

Market Swine Animal Ethics Affidavit (2017)

Non-Market Ethics Affidavit (2017)

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

2017 Presentation: Pork Carcass Evaluation and Value, Dr. Dennis Burson, Nebraska Extension Meat Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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