Placer / Nevada Counties
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Placer / Nevada Counties

4-H Fun Fair

Date: June 23, 2018

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact: Jill Simmons

Sponsor: Nevada County 4-H Youth Development Program

Location: Nevada County Fairgrounds

Event Details

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Fun Fair is an exciting event for exhibitors and their families to become acquainted with all that is involved in preparing projects and animals for the County Fair. Learn and practice showmanship in a hands-on setting. If you wish to practice showmanship, please bring your animal.

Please bring water containers for any animals you bring, and water and sunscreen for yourselves. As always, do not bring swine.

In order to set up pens and have enough materials on hand, please pre-register! Participants will receive a certificate, so please be sure to register so we can make a certificate for you!

Fun Fair Participant Registration

There will be practice Rabbit Bowl and Poultry Bowl sessions! 

8 am - 8:30 am     Check In

8:30 am                Flag Salute and Welcome

9 am - 11 am        Workshops/Judging
11:30 am               Award Ceremony

Breakfast items will be available for purchase hosted by the Kentucky Flat 4-H Club. No lunch offered this year.

Goat sessions will run one after the other, starting at 8:45. You will be able to attend a session for each - Dairy, Pygmy, and Meat. Please sign up for all sessions you want to attend.

No parking is allowed on the fairgrounds. Please see this map for parking lots designated to park in during Fun Fair Fun Fair parking map

Schedule (not complete yet):

Poultry: TBA


Show Day

  1. What to bring for show day
  2. Taking care of your animals during the week
  3. What to expect from the show
  4. Questions/ weighing rabbits if needed

Meat Pen Rabbits

  1. How to prepare your pen
  2. What you need to be looking for
  3. General reminders


  1. Pee Wee
  2. Novice
  3. Junior senior
  4. Senior




Dairy Goats (8:45 to 9:30)  
Pygmy Goats (9:30 to 10:00)
Meat/Market Goats (10:00 to 11:00) - Carl McCosker and Sofia Monical leading.



BEEF: Mr. Robinson has a program planned.

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