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Everyone who shows beef, sheep, swine, goats, poultry, or rabbits at the county fair will either need to take the online training for a face to face training.

Face to Face Trainings:
March 18; Fillmore County Fairgrounds - 3:00pm
April 2; Clay County Fairgrounds - 2:00pm

If youare planning on attending a YQCA training please register at  You need to be enrolled in 4-H before signing up.  It will cost $3.00 per youth this year to participate in the face to face training.  For more information, visit the state 4-H website at

Clay County is fortunate to have an outstanding 4-H Shooting Sports program. We will have our sign-up on Sunday, January 21 from 1-3:00pm at the Fairgrounds.  Shooting Sports will start the week of February 5th. 

Youth must be enrolled in 4-H and complete a parental release form before they will be allowed to participate.  4-H Shooting Sports Parental Release Form.

4-H enrollment can be done at

4-H Shooting Sports Flyer

4-H Online Enrollment is now open for 2018 4-H year.  This will be very much like enrollment last year.  After opening into the program select that you have a profile.

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