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4-H Fair Events

Below is the events leading up to and including the Harrison County Fair.

4-H Fair, Harrison County Fair, Corydon, INMarch

Livestock ID Worksheets (Beef Market Steer, Beef Market Heifer, Dairy Market Steer) are due Wednesday, March 1st by 4:30 PM: This is not livestock enrollment. Animals must still be entered online after weigh-in and ID/ tagging. Reminder: Online enrollment deadline for Market Beef is April 1

Weigh- In and ID Date for Large Animals ( Market Beef/Dairy Steer, Beef Market Heifer)
Monday, March 6, 2017 4:00-8:00 PM, at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. Notify your species superintendent 24 hours in advance if unable to attend.

Snow date—Monday, March 13, 2017 4:00-8:00 PM

County Performing Arts - Friday, April 7, 2017. location TBD

April

The Livestock ID for Market Beef/Dairy Steer, Beef Market Heifer must be entered in 4HOnline by April 1. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Area 2 Performing Arts– Friday, Apr il 21, 2017 at Bass Pro Shop in Clarksville, IN ( county winner s advance) Registration is at 6:00 PM with the show beginning at 6:30 PM

May

ALL Other Livestock ID Worksheets due May 1st (This is not livestock enrollment. Animals must still be entered online after weigh-in and ID/ tagging.)

Weigh-In and ID Date for Small Animals – (Beef Feeder Calf, Beef Feeder Heifer, Dairy Feeder, Meat Goats, Market Lambs)- Thursday, May 4th 4pm-8pm at the Harrison County Fairgrounds

Exhibit Hall Project Add/Drop Deadline – Monday, May 15, 2017

Animal ID Due Online– Monday, May 15th, 2017

4-H Dog Show – Saturday, May 20, 2017 Registration at 9:20 AM with the show starting at 9:30 AM at the Harrison County Fairgrounds

Fair Events

4-H Fair, Harrison County Fair, Corydon, INFriday, June 16th

Auction Registration (MANDATORY AT TIME OF CHECK-IN)
Poultry Check-In – 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Pitts Small Animal Barn
Beef, Dairy, Goat, and Sheep Market Animal Weigh-In – 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Rabbit Check-In – 9:00 AM- 9:00 PM, Pitts Small Animal Barn
Beef/Dairy Check-In- 9:00 AM- 9:00 PM
Goats, and Sheep Check-In – 9:00 AM- 9:00 PM
Swine Check-In/ Weigh-In– 9:00 AM– Midnight– Weigh in when you check in or on Saturday morning. BRING PQA CARDS TO SWINE CHECK-IN / WEIGH-IN.
3-9 PM: 4-H Project Building is open for viewing exhibits
Poultry Weigh-in –7:00 PM, Pitts Small Animal Barn Beef, Dairy, Goat, and Sheep Market Animal Weigh-In – 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Saturday, June 17th

Auction Photo Session for entries in the Auction (MANDATORY): 8-11:00 AM
Swine Weigh-In– 7:00 AM—8:00 AM BRING PQA cards to CHECK-IN
Photo order– Poultry, Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Goats, Rabbits, Swine (Current 4-H Shirt recommended) Please wear your number in the front so it will be visible in the photo.
Carcass Project Scanning – TBD- Please watch for announcements in the Clover Print
4-H Meat Pen Poultry Show – 9:30 AM, Pitts Small Animal Barn
4-H Poultry Showmanship and Exhibition Poultry Show – 11:00 AM, Pitts Small Animal Barn
2-3 PM: How to Market Your 4-H Livestock Project – no fee open to the public @ Windell Ag. Building
3 - 9 PM: 4-H Project Building is open for viewing exhibits
4-H Meat Goat / Pygmy Goat / All Other Breed Show – 4:00 PM, Small Animal Barn Annex
Working Chute Contest - 7:00 PM or following the 4-H Meat Goat, Pygmy Goat, and AOB show, 4-H Show Pavilion

Sunday, June 18th

1-9 PM: 4-H Project Building is open for viewing exhibits.
4-H Dairy Female Show- 2:00 pm, 4-H Show Pavilion

Monday, June 19th

4-H Rabbit Breed Show – 9:00 AM, Small Animal Barn Annex
4-H Rabbit Ambassador, Showmanship – 10:00 AM, Small Animal Barn Annex
4-H Dairy Steer Show – 12:00 noon, 4-H Show Pavilion
1-9 PM: 4-H Project Building is open for viewing exhibits
4-H Beef Show – 5:00 PM, 4-H Show Pavilion

Tuesday, June 20th

4-H Sheep Show – 11:00 AM- Small Animal Barn Annex
1-9 PM: 4-H Project Building is open for viewing exhibits
4-H Swine Show– 5:00 PM, 4-H Show Pavilion. All Swine showmanship photos will be taken immediately after swine show!
Animal Release for Non-Auction Animals – Non-Auction/market animals will be released after the swine show. Animals may continue to leave until 10:00 am on Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 21st

Dairy Goat Show– 11:00am- Small Animal Barn
1-9 PM: 4-H Project Building is open for viewing exhibits
Large Animal Master Showman– 5:00 PM– 4-H Show Pavilion
Open Beef Show to follow Master Showman (Estimated 7 PM) 4-H Show Pavilion
Animal Release for Non-Auction Animals – Non-Auction/market animals will be released after the Open Beef show. Animals may continue to leave until 9:00 am on Thursday.

MANDATORY: All Livestock Showmanship photos (other than swine)- 6:00 pm-Dress in your show attire.

Thursday, June 22nd

Small Animal Master Showman Show 10:00 AM
1-9 PM: 4-H Project Building is open for viewing exhibits
4-H Awards Presentation– 4:00 PM, 4-H Show Pavilion
Chuck Wagon Dinner – 5:00 PM, Dairy Barn
4-H Livestock Auction– 6:00 PM, 4-H Show Pavilion

Friday, June 23rd

1-9 PM: 4-H Project Building is open for viewing exhibits
1:00 PM: 4-H Fashion Revue at the Talmage Windell Memorial Agriculture Bldg.

Saturday, June 24th

Project Check-out Times from 9:00 am- NOON
If you are unable to pick up your project at the designated time, please make arrangements with your club leader or another 4-H member to have them picked-up. Projects not checked out by the end of check-out time, will be brought back to the Extension Office for 14 days. 4-H or Extension Office personnel will not be held responsible for any damage or mishap in transport or storage of projects. Perishable items will not be stored.

Post Fair Activities

June 29, Thursday at 6:00 PM: 4-H Cat Show at the Harrison County Fairgrounds 4-H Exhibit Hall

July 6, Thursday at 6:00 PM: 4-H Food Preparation Demonstration and Food Preservation: the Purdue Extension Building (Food preservation will be judged first. Food preservation participants should bring their items to the Extension Office BEFORE 6:00 PM. (office closes at 4:30) Participants may stay and present their projects to the judge. Open judging allows the judge to speak to the contestant and ask questions about the project.) Food Prep Demonstrations will follow the Food Preservation judging.

July 8, Saturday at 2:00 PM: 4-H Bicycle Rodeo at the Purdue Extension Harrison County Office. Rain date July 15th same time and location.

July 13, Thursday at 5:30 PM: 4-H Public Speaking and Demonstration Contest at Purdue Extension Harrison County Office

4-H Horse and Pony Show– July 22 and 23, 2017

Western-Type & Saddle-Type– Saturday, July 22 at 10:00 AM
Hunter-Type & Contesting– Sunday, July 23 at 10:00 AM

Clayton Matthew Norris Memorial Arena, Harrison County Fairgrounds

To locate information about the Purdue University Extension Service or the Livestock and Project Superintendents, click here for names and phone numbers.

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The Harrison County Fair has been held for over 150 years, making it the oldest county fair in the state of Indiana to be continuously held in the same location, the Harrison County Fairgrounds

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  • (812) 267-7471
    Monday through Friday: 9 AM to 6 PM