4-H Fair Information

Eastern Michigan State Fair Dates:


Fair website https://www.easternmichiganstatefair.com/

Fair Book

A representative from each of the animal areas MUST be present at the November fair board meeting in order to submit the changes to the fair board, which will be Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7pm at the fairgrounds.

Updated Beef Proposed Changes

Updated Dairy Proposed Changes

Updated Dog Proposed Changes

Updated Goat Proposed Changes

Updated Horse Proposed Fair Class Changes

Horse Fair Rule Proposal

Updated Livestock & Livestock Sale

Updated Poultry Proposed Changes

Updated Rabbit Proposed Changes

Sheep Proposed Changes

Updated Sweepstakes Proposed Changes

Updated Swine Proposed Changes


Absentee Fair Form

Jr. Fair Board Application Write In 2019

Livestock Auction Information

Auction Donation List

Indoor Project Information

Table/Chair Bid Proposal Form

Catering Services Bid Proposal Form

MAFE Scholarship Application

Other Fair Related Documents:

Fair Usage Form Writable PDF: Once you click on this link, click on the download arrow button and choose open as a PDF.  Please fill out this form and click on Submit by email.  It will be sent directly to the Fairgrounds.

Statement of Philosophy for Cooperation between Fair and MSU Extension


Ownership Information

Pen Sheets and Other Required Documents

Record Books


Feb. 1. Weigh-in is the first Saturday in February. Member also to be enrolled by Feb. 4.



Beef - Feeder

Beef - Market

Beef - Clover Bud





Cavy Record Book




Dairy Record Book




Dog Record Book for Cloverbud

Dog Record Book 8 - 11

Dog Record Book 12-19


Market Goats May 1.  Tagging Day is the third Saturday in May for Rate of Gain. Member to be enrolled by May 31.


Dairy Goats, Breeding & Angora Goats  May 20.  Member to be enrolled by May 20.



Goat Record Book for Cloverbud

Senior Goat Record Book 11-19

Junior Goat Record Book 8-10

Goat Pen Sheet


May 1. Member to be enrolled for local shows & State Horse show. May 31. If only showing at Eastern Michigan State Fair



Horse - Clover Bud

Horse (8 - 19)


Pocket Pet






May 1. (except meat pens, which must be owned within one week of hatching). Member also to be enrolled by May 1.


 Poultry Pen Sheet

Market Eggs

Cloverbud Poultry 

Poultry Record Book (15-19) Senior

Poultry Record Book(8-14) Junior



Meat Rabbits May 1. (All fryer meat pen must be owned by May 1 and all meat pen rabbits must be born at exhibitor's home.) Member to be enrolled by May 31. Roaster rabbits must be owned and tagged by June 27.


Rabbits - all other.  May 15  ownership deadline. Member to be enrolled by May 31.





Sheep/Market Lambs May 20.  Weigh-in the third Saturday in May. Market lamb member to be enrolled by May 20. Member with wool breed lambs to be enrolled by May 31.



Sheep - Cloverbud

Sheep Record Book 9 - 11

Sheep Record Book 12 +



Swine  May 5 Tagging  (First Friday or Saturday in May). Ownership and enrollment by May 1, except Clover Buds which is May 31.



Swine Cloverbud

Swine Record Book 8 - 13

Swine Record Book 14 + older

Swine Record Book Instructions

All other projects May 31 is the deadline in order to show at fair. Otherwise members are encouraged to enroll by Jan. 30 to remain on the email list.