SHELBY COUNTY 4-H & JUNIOR FAIR

TIMES AND EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Click here to University of Illinois, Shelby County Extension Site

 

MONDAY, JULY 7th

Time

Event

  6:30 pm

Food Demonstration at 4H Center

 7:00 pm

Public Speaking

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 9th

Time

Event

  8:00 - 8:30 am

Register 4-H Clothing, Child Development, Interior Design, Consumer Education, and Photography Projects (4-H Center). Must be present for judging.

  9:00 am

Judging of 4-H Projects: Child Development, Clothing, Consumer Education, Computer, Interior Design, 4-H Photography, Filmmaking/Video (4-H Center)

 

SATURDAY, JULY 12th

Time

Event

 2:00 pm  

4-H Dog Care (Show Arena)

3:00 pm

4-H Dog Obedience (Show Arena)

 

SUNDAY, JULY 13th

Time

Event

4:00 - 6:00 pm
Blood Tests for poultry (required proof of originating from a U.S. Pullorum-Typhoid Clean or equivalent hatchery or flock OR have a test within 90 days prior to exhibition) & weigh-in available for Poultry market pen
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Weigh-in available for rabbit market pen

5:00 - 6:00 pm  

Weigh-in of Market Lambs

MONDAY, JULY 14th

Time

Event

  7:00 am

Weigh-in of Swine
7:00 am
Weigh-in of poultry market and rabbit market pen (ones not done on Sunday)
8:00 am
ALL LIVESTOCK EXHIBITS MUST BE IN PLACE
8:00 am
Fair office: Vet will be checking health papers. LIvestock auction Sign-up-Sheep and Dairy Beef must be signed up by 5 pm.

  8:00 am

Weigh-in of 4-H and Junor Fair Market Beef and Dairy Beef.
8:00 am
4-H and Junior Fair Sheep Show and Judging. (Show Arena)

8:00 - 8:30 am Register 4-H and Junior Fair projects

PRODUCE BLDG - Aerospace, Electricity, Small Engines, Entomology, Geology, Forestry, Geospatial, Tractor, Welding, Natural Resources-Wildlife, Outdoor Adventures, Sport Fishing, Camping, Animal Science/Veterinary Science, Woodworking,
4-H Bicycle

 8:00 - 8:30 am Register projects

4-H CENTER - Junior Arts & Crafts, Clothing, Photography, Foods, Floriculture A & D Floral Arrangements
9:00 am
Judging of Aerospace projects in Produce Bldg.
9:00 am
Judging of Junior Fair Arts & Crafts, Junior Fair Clothing in 4H Center
9:30 am
Judging of Junior Fair Foods in 4H Center
9:30 am
Judging of Electricity, Small Engines, Entomology in Produce Bldg.
9:45 am
Judging of Geology in Produce Bldg.
10:00 am
Judging of Forestry, Geospatial, and Tractor in Produce Bldg.
10:00 am
Judging of Reading, Junior Fair Photography, 4-H Robotics.
10:30 am
Judging of Welding, Natural Resources-Wildlife, Outdoors Adventures, Sport Fishing, Camping in Produce Bldg.
10:30 am
Food, Fun, and Not Boring at Darrell Gregg Pavilion - U of I Extension Food Nutrition Program.

 11:00 am

Judging of 4-H and Junior Fair Dairy Cattle, Dairy Beef judging follows in Show Arena.
11:00 am
Judging of Animal Science/Veterinary Science in Produce Bldg.
12:30 pm
Rocket Launch located North of the Cook Shack will be held after rocket judging.
1:00 pm
Judging of Woodworking in Produce Bldg.

2:00 pm

Judging of 4-H and Junior Fair Goats in Show Arena.
2:00 pm
Judging of 4-H Bicycle in front of Produce Bldg.
3:00 pm
Judging of Floriculture A & D Floral Arrangements in 4-H Center
3:00 pm
4-H and Junior Horse and Pony Show at the Horse Arena
3:00 pm
Media will be on Fairgrounds to take pictures of day's winners with trophies and ribbons.
by 5:00 pm
Livestock Auction Sign-Up-Sheep and Dairy Beef must be signed up by 5 pm.
6:30 pm
Cutest Farmer Contest (Show Arena) for children ages 1 to 3. Dress up as a farmer would. 6-$25 cash prizes will be given away. More info call 217-774-2151
7:00 pm
Money in the Straw. Up to $50 buried in the straw pile for children ages 1 to 3. Hunt for quarters, nickels, dimes, pennies, and more. More info call 217-774-2151
7:15 pm
Pedal Tractor Pull for children ages 4 to 7. Each child is asked to bring a non-perishable food item as entry fee. Come support the kids as they pedal their way to the finish line. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place trophies will be awarded in each age category for the farthest pulls. More info call 217-774-2151. GRAND Prize: all pedal pull contestant names will be put into a drawing for a pedal tractor compliments of Shelby County Farm Bureau Young Farmers Commitee.

Tuesday, July 15th

Time

Event

  7:30 - 8:30 am

Register and set-up Horticulture (Vegetables, Floriculture (except Flower arranging), Houseplants, Educational Displays (Produce Bldg)

8:00 am

Judging of 4-H and Junior Fair Swine (Show Arena)

8:00 am
Judging of 4-H and Junior Fair Rabbits at Gillett Pavilion.

8:00 - 9:00 am

Register 4-H Visual Arts (includng knitting and crocheting) and 4H Foods (4-H Center)

9:00 am

Judging of 4-H and Junior Horticulture, Floriculture (except Flower Arranging)

by 9:00 am
Livestock Auction Sign up-Goats must be signed up by 9 am.

9:30 am

Judging of 4-H Foods (4-H'ers take to judge) at 4-H Center.

10:00 am
Judging of Crops, Plants and Soils (Produce Bldg)
10:30 am
Food, Fun and Not Boring at Darrell Gregg Pavilion - U of I Extension Food Nutrition Program.

1:00 pm

Judging of 4-H Visual Arts (4-H Center)

3:00 pm
Fashion Revue practice
3:00 pm
Media will be on fairgrounds to take pictures of day's winners with trophies and ribbons outside of fair office.
6:00 pm
Speed Horse Show (Horse Arena)
6:30 pm
Fashion Revue (Style Show) at the 4-H Center

 

Wednesday, July 16th

Time

Event

8:00 am

Judging of 4-H and Junior Fair Beef (Show Arena)

8:00 am

Judging of Poultry (Gillett Pavilion)

1/2 hour after Beef Show Beef must be signed up within 1/2 hour after beef show ends

9:00 am

Judging 4-H Cats (Produce Bldg North End)

by 9:00 am
Livestock Auction Sign up-Swine must be signed up by 9 am. Beef must be signed up within 1/2 hour after beef show ends.

10:00 am

Judging of 4-H Small Caged Animals (Produce Bldg)

1:00 pm
Master Showmanship Contest
3:00 pm
Media will be on fairgrounds to take pictures of winners with trophies and ribbons outside of fair office.
6:00 pm
Awarding of College Scholarships (Show Arena)

6:30 pm

4-H Livestock Sale (Show Arena)

 

Thursday, July 17th

Time

Event

8:00 am

Fairgrounds Clean-up

8:00 - 9:00 am

Exhibits released from 4-H Center and Produce Bldg

 

COOK SHACK OPEN EACH DAY 7am to Close

Shelby County HCE Cook Shack Menu

Breakfast

Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Donuts, Bacon, Biscuits & Gravy, OJ, Coffee
Ala Carte
Porkburger, Corn Dog, Taco Boat, Italian Beef
Sides
Chips
Drinks
Tea, Lemonade
Dessert
Pies


Events subject to change.


For any additional information please contact 217-774-9546