Kearney County Fair -- 4-H Information & Forms

JULY 18-22, 2024

2024 Info Coming Soon!

2023 County Fair and State Fair Animal Identification Guidelines--  (PDF)

2023 Kearney County Fair 4-H Premium Book (PDF)

The premium book file has links from the Table of Contents.  Simply click on the name of the section you wish to view from the table of contents on page 3.  There is a return to table of contents button at the bottom of each page.   


Kearney County Livestock ID sheets are available below in the forms section of this page.  You can complete them online and print or email them to the office.  If you prefer, you can pick up paper copies in the office.  These are for Kearney County Fair identification purposes only and are required for county fair exhibition. 


*These forms work best using Internet Explorer.   If you are using other web browsers, you may have to download and save the forms in order to fill them out, email and/or print.    

Livestock and Horse Exhibitors

All beef, sheep, swine, goats and horses that will exhibit at the Kearney County Fair must be identified properly in the Kearney County Extension Office by June 15th of the current year.  For convenience, we will accept electronic or hardcopy versions of affidavits.  Complete the form with the required information, type your name on the signature line and click "submit form via email".   If you prefer to print the ID sheet, we will also accept it in hardcopy form.  Contact the office if you have questions.  



Market Beef (4-H EID tag -- pick up at office if you did not go through weigh-in)
Breeding Heifer (tattoo)
Feeder Calf  (4-H EID tag-- pick up at office)
Bucket Calf  (herd tag)


Market Sheep (scrapie tag)
Breeding Sheep (scrapie tag)


Market Swine (4-H EID tag-- pick up at office)

Meat Goat

Market Meat Goat (scrapie tag)
Breeding Meat Goat (scrapie tag)


Horse    **Horse ID must be printed and completed with drawings or photos.  

Kearney County Fair Supplemental Forms

The forms below are used in addition to your online entry.    Please check to see which forms you may need.   If you are unable to make your County Fair Pre-Entry online, please contact the office and we will get you paper forms.            

Static Exhibit Forms

Photography Data Tags 

These tags should be attached to your photography exhibit(s).

Photography 1 Data Tag

Photography 2 Data Tag

Photography 3 Data Tag


These forms can be printed and brought to the office or completed and saved to your computer, and emailed to

Fashion Show Narrative Form (pdf) 

"Just for Fun" Pre-Entry Form (pdf)

Clothing Labels for State Fair (pdf)

Home Environment

This tag should be attached to your exhibit.
Home Environment Supplemental Information Card (pdf)

Visual Arts Supplemental Information Sheet (pdf) (Sketchbook Crossroads & Portfolio Pathways)

Food Preservation

This tag should be attached to your food preservation exhibit.
Food Preservation Card (pdf)

State Fair Livestock Exhibitors

Go to for complete information, including step-by-step nomination instructions.