Gage County Fair: July 24-28, 2024

Pre-Fair Contests

  • Public Speaking & Presentations Contest, April 30, 2023; 2 PM                    

Register at: 4HOnline under the Events tab 

                    Contest Rules & Helpful Tips - Public Speaking 

Contest Rules & Helpful Tips - Presentation

  • Table Setting Contest, July 17, 2023

                    Register at: 4HOnline under the Events tab

                    Contest Rules & Helpful Tips

  • Fashion Show, July 17, 2023; Time: Check-in at 1:00 p.m., Judging begins 1:30 p.m., Public Fashion Show begins at 7:00 p.m.

                   Registration Forms - due July 12 (submit to Extension office via email or paper form):

  • Performing Arts Contest, July 17, 2023; 7:00 pm

                    Contest Registration - due July 12 (submit to Extension office via email or paper form)

Online Entry

Gage County Fair & Expo Online Entry Website

Need help with pre-entry? Check out our Instruction Document

Online entry is required for ALL EXHIBITS (static & livestock) for the Gage County Fair. No paper entries accepted.

**Exhibitors can enter themselves for the Showmanship Contest. 

Online entry deadline: July 15, 5:00 pm.


Volunteers are the heart of 4-H. Thank you for volunteering! We invite teens, adults, grandparents, and others to join in the 4-H summer excitement! You'll meet new people, learn new skills & have a great time.

Gage County Fair Volunteer Sign-Up (Pre-fair, 4-H Building, Livestock Shows, etc.)

Ag & Livestock Contest

Team Quizbowl: Wednesday, July 26; 4:00 pm

-Pre-register team 1 hour before event

Livestock Judging Contest: Saturday, July 28,  30 minutes following Hog show (not before 1:00 p.m.)

-Pre-register: at announcers stand by Friday, July 27, 5:00 pm

Elite Showmanship: Saturday, July 28, 2023, 30 minutes following Judging Contest

-Registration due 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 28 to announcer's stand


2023 Results - By Youth Exhibitor (Last Name, First Name), By Department/Division/Class