2020-2021 4-H Fair Book

(Updates/Revisions for 2021 are Highlighted)

Welcome 4-H members, parents, leaders and friends to participation at the Nemaha County Fair.  4-H will be presented through exhibits and/or participation by members in many programs. To youth, fairs mean exchanging friendships and new adventures, families working together, and recognition and evaluation feedback of individual and team efforts. All 4-H exhibits at the Nemaha County Fair are products of members' participation in 4-H programming. We invite you to visit the 4-H exhibits and participate in programs. For more information about 4-H and University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension contact the Nemaha County Extension Office at 402-274-4755.

OBJECTIVES - 4-H SECTION OF COUNTY FAIR
1. To provide new experiences for youth, leaders and staff who participate.
2. To provide leadership opportunities for 4-H youth and adults.
3. To provide recognition for achievement.
4. To inspire the adoption of approved practices and new ideas.
5. To provide learning awareness opportunities for the public who visit the 4-H exhibits.
6. To add to the public understanding about the scope of 4-H.
7. To help build a better Nemaha County Fair.

Please read and acquaint yourself with the General Rules (PDF, 5 pgs, 158 KB) before proceeding to the project area sections.

2020-21 Nemaha County 4-H Fair Book - Entire Book with revisions (PDF, 118 pgs, 1.26 MB)

OR view by section . . .  (Highlighted Sections mean there are updates/revisions for 2021)

 Contests

Animal Science Judging Contests 
   (PDF, 1 pg, 217 KB) 

  • Livestock Judging
  • Dairy Judging
  • Horse Judging, etc.

ATV & Tractor Contests (PDF, 1 pg, 216 KB)

Communication & Expressive Arts Contests  NEW 2021 Information
   (PDF, 5 pgs, 151 KB)

  • Public Speaking
  • Presentations
  • Music
  • Theater Arts

Consumer & Family Science Contests
   (PDF, 3 pgs, 248 KB)

  • Fashion Show
  • Life Challenge

Food Revue (PDF, 1 pg, 219 KB)
     Food Revue Resource Information (PDF, 4 pgs, 632 KB)

Environmental Ed & Earth Science Contests - NEW 2021 Information (PDF, 4 pgs, 142 KB)

  • Wildlife Judging
  • Shooting Sports 

 Plant Science Contests  (PDF, 2 pgs, 226 KB)

  • Horticulture Judging
  • Grass ID, Weed ID, & Tree ID

Animal Exhibits

General Livestock Rules (PDF, 2 pgs, 213 KB)

Animal Requirements (PDF, 2 pgs, 69 KB) NEW 2021 Information

Code of Show Ring Ethics (PDF, 2 pgs, 117 KB)

Showmanship & Herdsmanship Rules
   (PDF, 2 pgs, 119 KB)

Premium Sale (PDF, 1 pg, 104 KB)

Beef   (PDF, 6 pgs, 148 KB) NEW 2021 Information

Cat   (PDF, 2 pgs, 112 KB) NEW 2021 Information

Companion Animal   (PDF, 1 pg, 65 KB) NEW 2021 Information

Dairy Cattle (PDF, 1 pg, 11 KB)

Dog (PDF, 3 pgs, 221 KB)

Goats (PDF, 3 pgs, 217 KB)

Horse (PDF, 5 pgs, 131 KB) NEW 2021 Information

Poultry (PDF, 3 pgs, 146 KB) NEW 2021 Information

Rabbit (PDF, 2 pgs, 214 KB)

Sheep (PDF, 2 pgs, 207 KB)

Swine (PDF, 1 pg, 111 KB)

Clover Kids

Clover Kids - (PDF, 2 pgs, 210 KB)



Cat Show
Cat Show
PreFair Judging
Pre-Fair Judging
BB Gun Contest
BB Gun Contest
Sheep Show
Sheep Show

 Static Exhibits

Animal Science Static Exhibits (PDF, 2 pgs, 227 KB)

  • Educational Display
  • Veterinary Science

Clothing & Textiles  - (PDF, 6 pgs 270 KB)

  • General Clothing
  • Beyond the Needle (Decorate Your Duds)
  • STEAM Clothing 1,  2, & 3
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting

Communications & Expressive Arts (PDF, 3 pgs, 280 KB)

  • Floats
  • Booths
  • Posters
  • Communications
  • Theater Arts 2 & 3

Consumer Management  (PDF, 3 pgs, 236 KB)

  • Shopping in Style
  • My Financial Future

Environmental Education & Earth Science - NEW 2021 Information (PDF, 8 pgs, 204 KB)

  • Entomology
  • Forestry
  • Conservation & Wildlife
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Harvesting Equipment
  • Taxidermy
  • Shooting Sports

Food & Nutrition - NEW 2021 Information  (PDF, 8 pgs, 177 KB)

  • General Foods
  • Cooking 101
  • Fast Foods
  • Cooking 201
  • Cooking 301
  • Cooking 401
  • Food Preservation 
    Food Preservation Card  (Fillable PDF, 1 pg, 345 KB)
  • Cake Decorating

Healthy Lifestyles - NEW 2021 Information (PDF, 3 pgs, 147 KB)

  • Lifetime Sports
  • Cycling
  • Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • ATV

Heritage - NEW 2021 Information (PDF, 2 pgs, 71 KB) 

Home Environment - NEW 2021 Information (PDF, 4 pgs, 146 KB)
     Home Environment Supporting Information Tag (PDF, 1 pg, 198 KB)

  • Design My Place
  • Preserving Heirlooms
  • Design Decisions 
  • Sketchbook Crossroads
  • Portfolio Pathways

Human Development (PDF, 2 pgs, 212 KB)

Leadership & Citizenship - NEW 2021 Information  (PDF, 4 pgs, 160 KB)

  • Citizenship
  • Seeing i2i
  • Officer's Reports
  • Leadership
  • Careers
  • Self-Determined
  • Entrepreneurship

Photography - NEW 2021 Information (PDF, 4 pgs, 146 KB)
     Unit I Data Tag (FILLABLE) (PDF, 1 pg, 27 KB)
     Unit II Data Tag (FILLABLE) (PDF, 1 pg, 28 KB)
     Unit III Data Tag (FILLABLE) (PDF, 1 pg, 30 KB)
     Data Tags Instructions (PDF, 6 pgs, 344 KB)

Plant Science - NEW 2021 Information (PDF, 10 pgs, 216 KB)

  • Field Crops
  • Weed Science
  • Range Management
  • Floriculture
  • Vegetables, Herbs, Fruit
  • Special Garden Project

Quilt Quest (PDF, 3 pgs, 281 KB)

Science & Technology - NEW 2021 Information (PDF, 11 pgs, 232 KB)

  • Aerospace
  • Computers
  • Electricity
  • Robotics
  • Geospacial
  • 4-Wheelin'
  • LEGO Building
  • Small Engines
  • Physics/Power of Wind
  • Woodworking
  • Welding

School Enrichment & After School - NEW 2021 Information   (PDF, 1 pg, 99 KB)