4-H Fair Information & Forms

2019 Montcalm County 4-H Fair

Dates: June 23 - June 29, 2019 (all dates are subject to change as the Fair Board updates & finalizes information)
2019 Montcalm County 4-H Fair Theme - Country Nights and Carnival Lights

 

2019 Montcalm County Fair Book & Fair Schedule

Registration due dates, times and places:

 **All registrations need to be turned in on time or they will not be accepted. All registrations, other than horses, should be submitted via email to livestockcommittee76@gmail.com, mailed to Montcalm County 4-H Fair Association, PO Box 513, Greenville, MI 48838 or put in the drop box outside of the Ash Building. Registrations will not be accepted at the MSU Extension office.

Deadlines are subject to change:

January 1

Market Beef registration forms due

  • Market Beef Cattle must be in the exhibitor’s possession by Jan. 1, 2019
  • Market Beef Cattle must be born on or after Jan. 1, 2018

 

April 1

Market Feeder Beef registration forms due

  • Market Feeder Beef must be in exhibitor’s possession by April 1, 2019
  • All calves must be born on or after Dec. 1, 2018
  • Must be dehorned (no open wounds) and castrated by May 15, 2019, and weaned by June 1, 2019

 

May 1

Market and Breeding Goats registration forms due

  • Both Market and Breeding Goats must be in the exhibitor’s possession by May 1, 2019

Market and Breeding Sheep registration forms due

  • Both Market and Breeding Sheep must be in the exhibitor’s possession by May 1, 2019
  • Market Sheep must be born on or after Jan. 1, 2019

Market Swine registration forms due

  • Market Swine must be in the exhibitor’s possession by May 1, 2019
  • It is recommended that Market Swine be born on or after Dec. 1, 2018

Breeding Beef registration forms due

  • Non-Market Breeding Cattle must be in the exhibitor’s possession by May 1, 2019

Breeding Feeder Beef registration forms due

Livestock Exhibitor Agreements due

  • Only 4-H Members completing a 4-H Market Animal project must complete this form

 

May 1

Horse and Pony registration forms due between 6-8 p.m. at the Fairgrounds Horse Announcer's booth.

  • Registration forms must have negative Coggins, colored picture (on a separate, full-size sheet of paper), and mandatory stall fee attached
  • Any registration forms turned in with missing or incomplete information will not be accepted and the 4H’er will not be able to show a horse project at the Montcalm County 4-H Fair.
  • It is STRONGLY encouraged that exhibitors have their horses vaccinated prior to the fair.

 

May 1

Breeding Cavies registration forms due

  • Non-Market Breeding Cavy must be in the exhibitor’s possession by April 1, 2019

Dairy Cattle registration forms due

Dog registration forms due

  • Registration forms must have a CURRENT dog license, up to date shot record (including rabies & DHLPPC), and colored picture of a side shot showing the whole dog (on a separate full-size sheet of paper) attached
  • Any registration forms turned in with missing or incomplete information will not be accepted and the 4H’er will not be able to show a dog project at the Montcalm County 4-H Fair.

Llama/Alpaca registration forms due

Market and Breeding Poultry registration forms due

  • Market Poultry must be in the exhibitor’s possession by:
    • April 30, 2019, for the 8 week pen
    • April 2, 2019, for the 12 week pen
  • Market Poultry must be born on or after Jan. 1, 2019
  • Non-Market Breeding Poultry must be in the exhibitor’s possession by May 1, 2019

Market and Breeding Rabbits registration forms due

  • Both Market and Non-Market Breeding Rabbits must be in the exhibitor’s possession by April 1, 2019
  • All rabbits must have a permanent tattoo in the left ear before May 1, 2019

 

June 1

Small Animal/Pocket Pets registration forms due

  • All Small Animals/Pocket Pets must be in the exhibitor’s possession by June 1, 2018

4-H Club Pen, Cage, and Stall request forms due

Club Still Exhibit Display forms due

 Still Exhibit Absentee Exhibitor Judging Request  forms due (for an exhibitor that is unable to attend still exhibit judging)

Early release of animals or exhibits, prior to the stated dismissal time, must have written pre-approval by Department Superintendent, MSU Montcalm Extension office and Montcalm County Fair Association Fairboard by June 1st. Failure to comply will result in forfeiture of all ribbons and awards and a one year probation from showing that species at the Montcalm County 4-H Fair. Here is the link for the Early Release form.

 

 

June 10 Horse/Pony Substitution request forms due (Due to the Leaders who will then need to submit them at the June 11 Horse Leaders meeting)
June 23 4-H Fair Sheep Carcass Cut Up Sheets due by 2 p.m.
June 23 4-H Fair Swine Carcass Cut Up Sheets due by 2 p.m.

Record Book due dates, places and times:

* See Record Books tab - dates and times are under each species.

 

  2019 4-H FAIR ANIMAL PROJECT PEN CARDS
BEEF
DAIRY
GOAT
HORSE
LLAMA & ALPACA
POULTRY
RABBIT
CAVY
SHEEP
SWINE

 

Montcalm County 4-H Livestock Lease Agreement

 

 

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Here are the recipe cards for food entries. 

 Here are the Performing Arts/Style Show Introduction Cards (below):         

Constructed Style Show Introduction Card

 - Purchased Style Show Introduction Card

 - Performing Arts Introduction Card

 

For additional Fair information please see the Montcalm County Fair page                                                                                                 

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