4-H Council

Harrison County 4-H Council President: Sarah Cline
Harrison County 4-H Council Vice President: Lacey Gleitz
Harrison County 4-H Council Secretary: Amanda Uhl Harrison County
4-H Council Treasurer: Tim Harmon

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

4-H Events

June

Sth-4-H DOG SHOW, Saturday. Registration at 8:40 am. Show starts al 9:00 am at the Harrison County Fairgrounds

11th-Exhibit Hall Project Check-in 7:00 pm-9:00 pm at the 4-H Exhibit Hall at the Harrison County Fairgrounds
12th-Exhibit Hall Project Check-in 9:00 am-NOON. Late entries will not be judged nor placed, only exhibited.
12th-Exhibit Hall Judging-1:00 pm until completed
13th-Exhibit Hall Sel-up-9:00 am until completed. ADULT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THIS EVENT, Call Extension office.
14th-Exhibit Hall opens at 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm, if building hosts ore present 14th-Livestock animal check-in starts. See LIVESTOCK 4-H FAIR INFORMATION page for check-in schedules.
15th-Livestock animal shows start. See LIVESTOCK 4-H FAIR INFORMATION page for show schedules.
15th-21st-Exhibit Hall open from 1:00 pm until 9:00 pm daily, if building hosts are present
20th-Fair awards-Exhibit Hall, 10 Year, and Seniors-4:00 pm at the Show Barn
20th-Chuck Wagon Family Dinner-5:00 pm at the Dairy Barn
20th-Livestock Auclion-5:00 pm at the Show Barn
21st- 4-H Fashion Revue-! :00 pm at the Talmage Windell Memorial Agricultural Building
22nd-Exhibit Hall project check-out 9:00 am until NOON. All items should be taken home, including State Fair Exhibits. Volunteers and Extension staff are not responsible for damage/loss to any items left at the Exhibit Hall. NOTE: Exhibit Hall is closed from NOON on June 12 until 3:00 pm on Friday, June 14 Exhibit Hall will only be open during Fair if building hosts are present. Call 812-738-4236 lo volunteer your time.

Other General Fair Information FairEntry

Deadline is May 27th.

Please enter each exhibit hall project you are exhibiting in the FairEntry Database. This is how we generate labels, pen assignments, tags, and judges sheets. If you need assistance, please come by the Extension Office before the deadline and we will be happy to assist.

4-H Exhibit Hall Hours– Friday, June 14th from 3:00 pm—9:00 pm Saturday, June 16-Friday, June 21 from 1:00 pm-9:00 pm daily when hosts are present

Exhibit Hall Project Check-Out– Saturday, June 22 9:00 pm—NOON

State Fair Exhibits may be taken home to make modifications suggested by the judge. This is encouraged!

Harrison County Fair - 2017
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Fair Events

Dress Code

2019 LIVESTOCK 4-H FAIR INFORMATION

Every 4-H member must bear in mind the following while showing and selling his/her livestock project through the 4-H auction at the Harrison County Fair: Therefore, you should be as neat and clean as possible.

a. Your attire is portraying an image of yourself;
b. You are representing your club; and
c. You are representing the Harrison County 4-H program.

Often judges consider show ring attire while evaluating showmanship skills. It is recommended that you wear a shirt with a collar, long pants, and close-toed leather shoes or boots while showing and selling livestock. It is not acceptable to wear tank tops, midriffs, halter-tops, excessively short shorts. cut-offs. sandals, or athletic shoes. If your attire is deemed inappropriate while showing or selling livestock. you may be excused from the ring and/or disqualified from the auction.

 

Friday, June 14th

AUCTION REGISTRATION: Designate your auction animal at check-in
POULTRY CHECK-IN: 8:00 AM-7:00 PM AT Pitts Animal Barn, WEIGH-IN when you check in
RABBIT CHECK-IN: 9:00 am-9:00 pm at Pitts Animal Barn, Meat Rabbits will be weighed at check-in
BEEF/ DAIRY BEEF CHECK-IN: 9:00 am-9:00 pm at the Cattle Barns
GOAT and SHEEP CHECK-IN: 9:00 am -9:00 pm at the Small Animal Barn
SWINE CHECK-IN: 9:00 am-9:00 pm (weather permitting) at the Swine Barn-WEIGH-IN when you check-in or on Saturday morning
BEEF, DAIRY, GOAT and SHEEP Weigh-In: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Saturday, June 15th

SWINE WEIGHT-IN: 7:00 am- 8:00 am
AUCTION PHOTO SESSION FOR ENTIRES IN THE AUCTION -MANDATORY-8:00 am-11:00 am••• Current, unaltered 4-H T-shirt recommended. Wear your back number on the front to be visible in the photo. (Photo order: Poultry, Swine, Rabbits, Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Goals)
CARCASS PROJECT SCANNING: TBD-Walch for announcement made via email blast and the Claver Print newsletter
POULTRY MEAT PEN SHOW: 9:30 am in the Pitts Animal Barn
POULTRY SHOWMANSHIP AND ALL OTHER BREEDS EXHIBITION POULTRY SHOW: 11:00 am-Pills Anirnal Barn
MEAT GOAT SHOW:4:00 pm at the Small Animal Barn annex

Sunday, June 16th

DAIRY FEMALE SHOW: 2:00 pm at the Show Barn

Monday, June 17th

RABBIT SHOW: 9:00 am in the Small Animal Barn Annex
RABBIT AMBASSADOR & SHOWMANSHIP: 10:00 am in the Srnall Animal Barn Annex
DAIRY STEER SHOW: 12 NOON in the Show Barn
BEEF: 5:00 pm in the Show Barn

Tuesday, June 18th

SHEEP SHOW: 11:0O am in the Small Animal Barn Annex
SWINE SHOW: 5:00 prn in the Show Barn
ANIMAL RELEASE FOR NON-AUCTION ANIMALS: After Swine Show until 10:00 am Wednesday, June 19

Wednesday, June 19th

ANIMAL RELEASE FOR NON-AUCTION ANIMALS ENDS AT 10:00 am
DAIRY GOAT SHOW: 12 NOON (Milking goats go first and then be milked out.)
LIVESTOCK SHOWMANSHIP WINNER PHOTOS AT 4:00 pm, outside the Cattle Barns
LARGE ANIMAL MASTER SHOWMAN: 5:00 pm at the Show Barn (Open Beef Show to follow Master Showman Contest, estimated time-7:00 pm)
ANIMAL RELEASE FOR NON-AUCTION ANIMALS: After the Open Beef Show until 9:00 am Thursday, June 20

Thursday, June 20th

ANIMAL RELEASE FOR NON-AUCTION ANIMALS: ENDS AT 9:00 am
SMALL ANIMAL MASTER SHOWMAN: 10:00 am at the Small Animal Barn Annex
4-H EXHIBIT HALL, 10 YEAR AND SENIOR AWARDS PRESENTATIONS: 3:00 pm at the Show Barn
CHUCK WAGON FAMILY DINNER: 5:00 pm at the Dairy Barn
4-H LIVESTOCK AUCTION: 6:00 pm at the Show Barn

Friday, June 21st

FASHION REVUE: 1:00 pm at the Talmage Windell Memorial Agricultural Building

Saturday, June 22nd

4-H EXHIBIT HALL PROJECT CHECK-OUT: 9:00 am until NOON. All projects, including State Fair projects ta be picked up

Post Fair Activities

July

6th-Bike Rodeo-NOON at the Extension Office Parking lot (Site may change; watch Clover Print newsletter for details)
9th-Food Preparation Demonstration and Food Preservation Judging-6:00 pm at Extension Office
11th-Cat Show-6:00 pm in the Exhibit Hall at the Harrison County Fairgrounds
20th & 21st-Horse & Pony Completion Shows-Clayton Matthew Norris Memorial Arena at Harrison County Fairgrounds
26th-State Fair non-perishable items due to Extension Office by 2:00 pm (Friday)
30th-State Fair perishable items due to Extension Office by 2:00 pm (Tuesday) NOTE: LARGE, BULKY, AND/OR HEAVY STATE FAIR ITEMS ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE MEMBER TO BRING TO STATE FAIR, NOTTHE EXTENSION STAFF.

August

2nd-18th-Indiana State Fair-tickets available at Extension Office to 4-H members with exhibits entered in State Fair. Fair tickets given on 1st come, 1st serve basis.
21st-State Fair items available for pick-up at the Extension Office. Please pick up as soon as possible.

 

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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