4-H at the Chisago County Fair is not just a fun annual event. Every summer, over 200 4-H youth participate at the Chisago County Fair to showcase the knowledge and skills they've gained throughout the year, and to continue their learning experiences.4-Hers who are eligible and demonstrate the highest achievements are selected to participate in 4-H at the Minnesota State Fair! County Fairs not only make great memories, they help 4-H youth grow into successful adults. In order to exhibit with 4-H at the County Fair, individuals must be enrolled 4-H members and complete County Fair registration through the Chisago County Extension Office. For more information, follow the links below to be directed to the Chisago County Extension website or contact the 4-H Program Coordinator at 651-277-0150 or email@example.com
Bringing Animals to the Fair 4-H members who plan on exhibiting animals at the County Fair should be sure they understand the animal ID process that is required for all the animals.
Public Demonstrations Join us on Saturday beginning at 2:00 pm to see a variety of 4-H demonstrations in and behind the 4-H exhibit building, including demonstrations by our Robotics teams. Interested in Engineering? Watch the Rube Goldberg machine in action on Sunday between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm in the 4-H exhibit building.
Eat with a Purpose The 4-H Food Stand will be back in action. When you get hungry at the fair, stop by the 4-H Food Stand to support our 4-H program and meet our hard working 4-Hers. This year we will also have the Malt Wagon back! When the weather gets hot, grab a malt and cool off!
4-H Schedule of Events 2017 Fair Schedule *subject to change"Wednesday, July 19 4-H Food Stand open 1:00-7:00 pm 1:00-2:00 pm – Rube Goldberg Team Judging 1:00-2:00 pm - 4-H Judging of non-livestock entries for youth with special needs 2:00-7:00 pm – 4-H Judging of non-livestock entries, Science of Animal exhibits and 4-H Animal Science interviews (rabbit, dog, poultry)
Thursday, July 20 4-H Food Stand open 11:00 am -11:00 pm 8:00-10:00 am – Rabbit ID and Vet Checks 11:00 am – Rabbits and Poultry in place 9:00-11:00 - 4-H Horse vet check, animal check in, 4-H horse interviews. 11:00-12:00 – Livestock ID and Vet Checks 12:00 pm – 4-H animals in place 12:00 pm - 4-H steer weigh-in 12:00-2:00 pm – 4-H Rabbit Show Judging 2:00 pm – 4-H Market lamb and barrow weigh in 2:00 pm – 4-H Poultry Show Judging 2:00-7:00 pm – 4-H Animal Science Interviews (Beef, sheep, swine, dairy, goats) Friday, July 21 4-H Food Stand open 10:30 am - 11:00 pm 8:00 am – 4-H Swine Show Judging 8:30 am – 4-H Horse Show (Games, Riders with disabilities, horseless horse and Clovebud Show) 10:00 am – 4-H Sheep Show Judging 12:00 pm – 4-H Beef Show Judging 4:00 pm – 4-H Lamb Lead Judging 5:30 pm – 4-H Style Show Saturday, July 22 4-H Food Stand open 10:30 am -11:00 pm 8:30 am – 4-H Goat Show Judging 8:30 am – 4-H Horse Show (Pleasure Show, Level 6 and Trail) 9:30 am – 4-H Dairy Show and Judging 12:00 – 1:00 pm – Rube Goldberg Showcase 1:15-2:30 pm – Robotics Demonstrations 3:00 pm – County Fair Parade (join our float, meet at the Food Stand at 2:30 pm) 3:00-5:15 pm – Silent Auction Fundraiser 5:30 pm – 4-H Youth Livestock Auction Sunday, July 23 4-H Food Stand open 10:30 am -5:00 pm 10:00 am – 4-H Showmanship Roundup 12:00 pm – 4-H Pet and Cat Show 3:00 pm - 4-H State Trip intent forms due 5:00 pm – Animals and Exhibit projects are dismissed from the Fairgrounds.
**NEW THIS YEAR** Lights! Camera! Action! Grandstand (motocross and demo derby) and 4-H Events will be covered by Shelley Beckman Photography, a professional photographic service! Not only will your competitive, action heroics, along with exhibits and demonstrations be captured, but a myriad of candid still shots too! Shelley Beckman Photography offers FREE online proofs with a personalized ordering page (no obligation to purchase) which will be available just days after the fair! More information will be provided to athletes and participants (families and fans) at the time of registration.
SEE YOU AT THE FAIR!! If you have any other questions, contact the Extension Office staff at 651-277-0150, 651-277-0151 or email firstname.lastname@example.org During the County Fair, find us at the 4-H Exhibit building.