2020 Dawson County Fair 4-H Official Premium List & Program of Events

2020 County Fair Dates                 July 11-19, 2020

2021 County Fair Dates                 July 10-18, 2021

The 2020 Dawson County Fair Premium will not be mailed out this year as in previous years.  The Dawson County Ag Society opted to not do hard copies this year.   Follow the links below to various pages in the premium book as directed.

Please note:  The schedule as listed is subject to change due to developing coronavirus guidance.  We will keep you updated as the state and university guidelines present themselves.

Complete Fair Premium

Part 1 - Fair Premium (pages 0-10) Front Cover, Table of Contents, Schedule of Events, Fair Committees, Superintendents, General Rules & Policies, County Fair Livestock policies, State Fair and Ak-Sar-Ben policies, Quality Assurance, Champions & Premiums

Part 2 - Fair Premium (pages 11-21) Champions & Premiums (cont'd), Showmanship, Beef, Sheep, Swine, Dairy, Goats, Herdsmanship, Horse, Dog

Part 3 - Fair Premium (pages 22-32) Poultry, Rabbits, Small Animals, Judging Contests, Communication Contests, Officer Reports, Family & Consumer Science, Fashion Show, Clothing

Part 4 - Fair Premium (pages 33-43) Clothing (cont'd), Consumer Management, Foods & Nutrition

Part 5 - Fair Premium (pages 44-54) Foods & Nutrition (cont'd), Financial Mgmt., Heritage, Citizenship Development, Communication and Expressive Arts, Human Development, Home Environment, Quilt Quest

Part 6 - Fair Premium (pages 55-65) Quilt Quest (cont'd), Entrepreneurship, Photography, Horticulture

Part 7 - Fair Premium (pages 66-76) Forestry, Conservation and Wildlife, Safety, Shooting Sports exhibits & shooting competitions, Crops

Part 8 - Fair Premium (pages 77-87) Crops (cont'd), Range, Entomology, Veterinary Science, Engineering & Technology, Aerospace, Computers, Geospacial, Alternative/Renewable Energies, Model Building

Part 9 - Fair Premium (88-98) Model Building (cont'd), Robotics, Electricity, 4-Wheelin', Woodworking, Welding, Other 4-H, Clover Kids, State Fair Premier Science Award, Special 4-H Awards, Showmanship Sponsor, Fairgrounds Map

Part 10 - Fair Premium (pages 99-100) Fair Sponsors, Back Cover


Data Tags are required on all classes.   For instructions on how to complete these Data Tags   (click here)

Both Word docs and Adobe pdf formats are attached for your convenience in downloading.

Unit 1 Data Tag docx                                       Unit 1 Data Tag pdf

Unit 2 Data Tag docx                                      Unit 2 Data Tag pdf

Unit 3 Data Tag docx                                      Unit 3 Data Tag pdf


This 2-part PowerPoint on Design Elements & Principles will assist you when filling out your Data Tags.

Design Elements & Principles PowerPoint 1                    Design Elements & Principles PowerPoint 2

Supporting information is required for all Home Environment exhibits.  Information must include the elements and principles of design used and steps taken to complete project.  Both Word docs and Adobe pdf formats are attached for your convenience in downloading.

Home Environment Support Information docx              Home Environment Support Information pdf

Home Environment Data Tag docx                                     Home Environment Data Tag pdf


Food Preservation Card fillable form

Food Preservation Card printable form