4-Hers are getting ready for the Clearwater County Fair. This year we have 180 4-Hers enrolled in over 400 projects. It will be an exciting fair! They have been showing their cats, horses and dogs throughout the summer to complete those projects.

The big kick-off is entering their projects into the fair on Sept. 11, between 3 and 6:30 p.m. Sheep, Swine and Goats will be welcomed into the barn between 4:30 and 7 p.m. on September 11. Beef project will be entered Sept. 12 between 6 and 7 a.m., with rabbits and poultry entered between 8 and 9 a.m.

The livestock judging contests for 4-Hers to test their judging skills will be Thursday, Sept. 12 between 10 and 11 a.m.

Youth with Goat projects – meat goats, pet goats and dairy goats – will show between 11 a.m. and noon in the inside arena.

Swine showmanship begins promptly at 1 p.m.

Market lamb showmanship and quality following at approximately 3 p.m. in the inside arena.

Poultry project will be shown at 3:30 p.m. in the inside arena.

On Friday, Sept. 13 the day begins at 8:15 a.m. with Rabbit showmanship and quality in the inside arena.

Beef quality judging in the outside arena begins at 9 a.m.

Swine quality judging begins at 10 a.m. in the inside arena.

After a break to watch the Children’s parade, Beef showmanship will begin at 1 p.m. in the outside arena. Following the Beef showmanship the 4-H Champion Showmanship contest will be held for both small and large animals.

The 4-H Style review will be held at the Brookside Landing Community Room at 4 p.m. on Sept. 13, with the 4-H awards ceremony following at the inside arena at the fair barns at 7 p.m.

The 4-H Livestock Auction is held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. at the inside arena in the fair barn. The community is encouraged to come watch the hard work from our 4-Hers and view their projects in the fair barn and in the exhibit building. We are excited to show off all our hard work!

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