Centennial Splash

~4-H Flash~

Please note the following changes to the poultry exhibits and Fair schedule.

Poultry Exhibits Eligible for County Fair
Department G, Division 070

Class 901, Showmanship Video - 4-H member may enter a video of themselves presenting poultry showmanship as if they were    exhibiting it in front of the judge.  4-H'er must be videoed wearing the 4-H dress code. 
Class 022, Egg Contest - A static entry where youth will bring in one dozen (white, brown or other colored) eggs for grading.
Class 023, Poster, Video, Display or Binder - A static entry illustrating what the 4-Her's poultry exhibit(s) would have been if they were able to exhibit the live poultry exhibits at the fair.  Posters must be 22"x 24".  Youth may use any medium to illustrate project, except copyrighted materials, such as cartoon characters or commercial product names.  Example include:  feeding your animal, animal eating, different stages of growth, weight, sizes, or animal's home environment.
Class 902, Poultry Photography - 8 x 10 exhibit print capturing an image of the Nebraska poultry industry.

County Fair Schedule Changes
There are some changes/additions in the 4-H Fair schedule from what is printed in the premium book.  They are:
Friday, July 17 – The 4-H sewing/modeling judging and Life Challenge contest will take place at McCook Christian Church, 8:30 a.m. – noon.
Saturday, July 18 – Archery Contest will be held at the Republican River Valley Event Center, 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 19 – The BB Gun, Air Rifle, Air Pistol & Silhouette Contests will be held in the Trudy Building
Tuesday, July 21 – Poultry exhibits may be dropped off at the 4-H Building either 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 22 – Rabbit Showmanship and judging will be held behind the poultry building, 10:00 p.m. 
Check in will be at 9:45 a.m.
Poultry exhibit judging will take place after the rabbit show in the front of the 4-H Building.
Sunday, July 26 – The Rocket Launch will be held at the McCook High School Track, 5:00 p.m.


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