Gage County Fair: July 24-28, 2024

Pre-Fair Contests

  • Premier Communication Contest, April 21, 2024; 2 PM                    

Includes: Speech, PSA, Video Communication & Presentation Divisions

Register at: 4HOnline under the Events tab 

                    Contest Rules & Resources

  • Livestock Judging Contest

                 Thursday, July 11th

                Clinic in the morning, Contest in the afternoon; 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

                 Sign Up by calling the office at 402-223-1384

  • Table Setting Contest, July 15, 2024

                    Registration Form

                    Contest Rules & Helpful Tips

  • Fashion Show, July 15, 2024; 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 11 (submit to Extension office via email or paper form):

  • Performing Arts Contest, July 15, 2024; 7:00 pm

                    Contest Registration - due July 11 (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

Elite Showmanship: Saturday, July 27, 2024, 30 minutes following Judging Contest

-Registration due 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 27 to announcer's stand


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