2022 Fayette County Free Fair Schedule
                                                                                                                               
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4-H Judging & Fair Week Schedule
(Subject to change)
PRE-FAIR ACTIVITIES
Saturday, June 25
* 8:00 a.m. 4-H Ag Tractor /Lawn & Garden Tractor Operators Contest in Rush County
* TBD Fayette County Free Fair Queen Contest
Saturday, July 9
* 10:00 a.m. 4-H Dog Show (Obedience & Showmanship) – Expo Hall
Sunday, July 10
* 1:00 p.m. 4-H Cat Show – Expo Hall (check in begins 11:30am)
Thursday, July 21
* 5:00 p.m. Set-up Expo Hall, Show Arena, and Livestock Barns (Except Rabbit & Poultry)
Saturday, July 23
* 10:00 a.m. Open Class Beef Show – Memorial Showplace Arena

JUDGING WEEK

Monday, July 25
* 8a.m. – 10a.m. 4-H Exhibits Due in Expo Hall (Exhibits entered after 10 a.m. are considered late)
* 10:30 a.m. Project Judging begins.
Projects Due: Aerospace, Ag Tractor (Non-Driving), And My World, Beekeeping, Bowling, Computer, Corn, Electric, Entomology, Forestry, Genealogy, Geology, Hay & Forages, Health, Photography, Radio, Shooting Sports, Soil & Water Conservation, Soybeans, Sport Fishing, Veterinary Science, Weather, Wheat
Wildlife

Tuesday, July 26
* 8a.m. – 10a.m. 4-H Exhibits Due in Expo Hall (Exhibits entered after 10 a.m. are considered late)
* 10:30 a.m. Project Judging begins.
Projects Due: Basketry, Child Development, Construction Toys, Fine Arts, Gift Wrapping, Home/Environment Furnishing, Leathercraft, Misc. Crafts, Model Building, Needle Craft, Painted Ceramics, Pottery, Scrapbooking, Wood Finishing, Wood Working

Wednesday, July 27
 * 8a.m. – 10a.m. 4-H Exhibits Due in Expo Hall (Exhibits entered after 10 a.m. are considered late)
* 10:30 a.m. Project Judging begins.
*Projects Due: Animal Posters, Cake Decorating, Consumer Clothing, Consumer Education, Food Preparation, Food Preservation, Garden, Microwave Cooking, Potatoes, Sewing, Non-Wearable, Floriculture
*Noon-1:00 p.m. All Residential Rockers 4-H Club exhibits due

Thursday, July 28
* 8a.m. – 10a.m. 4-H Exhibits Due at the Roberts Building (Exhibits entered after 10 a.m. are considered late)
*10:30 a.m. Project Judging begins.
Projects Due: Consumer Clothing, Fashion Revue & Sewing, Wearable
* 10:30 a.m. Fashion Revue Judging begins
      - Sewing Wearable Exhibitors first, followed immediately by Consumer Clothing
Exhibitors
      - As Sewing Wearable Exhibitors complete Fashion Revue judging, they will change
clothes and take project clothing to Construction Judge for judging.
      - After judging, clothing will be taken home by Exhibitor in preparation for evening Public
Fashion Revue.
      - Consumer Clothing notebooks will be collected by Extension Staff after judging.
* 5:00 p.m. Set-up Poultry and Rabbit Barns
* 7:00 p.m. 4-H Public Fashion Revue, Open Class Fashion Revue, 4-H Awards Program and 4-H
Graduation at the Roberts Building.
       - 4-H Sewing-Wearable & Consumer Clothing projects given to Extension Staff
following the program.

Friday, July 29
* 3:00-9:00 p.m. 4-H Swine unloaded, weighed & penned.

FAIR WEEK
Saturday, July 30
Trash Pick-Up – Poultry/Waterfowl
7:00-10:00 a.m. 4-H Sheep and Goats unloaded, weighed & penned (Sheep Barn)
8:00-10:00 a.m. All Mini 4-H Exhibits Due (except show animals) in Expo Hall. See final page of this project book for additional details.
7:00-10:00 a.m. 4-H Beef Cattle weighed and stalled (Beef exhibitor meeting at 10:00 a.m.)
8:00 a.m.-10:00a.m. 4-H Dairy Cattle must be stalled
4:00 p.m. Expo Hall open to public
4:00 p.m. Open Class Swine Breeding Stock Show–Memorial Showplace Arena
Open Class Swine Barrow Show to start immediately after
6:00-10:00 p.m. 4-H Poultry & Waterfowl caged
6:00-10:00 p.m. 4-H Rabbits penned in assigned cages
8:00 p.m. 4-H Dairy Goat Milking Contest Begins
8:00 p.m. Expo Hall closes.


Sunday, July 31
Trash Pick-Up – Swine Department
2:00 p.m. Expo Hall open to public
2:00 p.m. Fayette County Free Fair Parade
6:00 p.m. Horse & Pony Contesting – Horse & Pony Arena
8:00 p.m. 4-H Dairy Goat Milking Contest Ends
8:00 p.m. Expo Hall closes

Monday, August 1
Trash Pick-Up – Beef & Dairy Departments
9:00 a.m. 4-H Horse and Pony Show- Horse & Pony Arena
9:00 a.m. 4-H Goat Show – Memorial Showplace Arena
12:00 p.m. Expo Hall open to public
5:00 p.m. 4-H Sheep Judging – Memorial Showplace Arena
6:00-8:45 p.m. 4-H Support Group Silent Auction-Young McDonald’s Farm
8:00 p.m. Expo Hall closes

Tuesday, August 2
Trash Pick-Up – Sheep Department
9:00 a.m. 4-H Rabbit Show – Rabbit Show Arena
12:00 p.m. Expo Hall open to public
12:00 p.m. 4-H Swine Show – Memorial Showplace Arena
6:00 p.m. 4-H Swine Showmanship, Grand Drive & Awards - Memorial Showplace Arena
6:00-8:45 p.m. 4-H Support Group Silent Auction-Young McDonald’s Farm
7:00 p.m. 4-H Horse and Pony Games – Horse & Pony Arena
8:00p.m. Expo Hall Closes

Wednesday, August 3
Trash Pick-Up – Goat Department
8:00 a.m. 4-H Cow/Calf Pairs must be on fairgrounds
9:00 a.m. Mini and 4-H Poultry & Waterfowl Show - Poultry Barn
12:00 p.m. Expo Hall open to public
12:00 p.m. 4-H Dairy Show - Memorial Showplace Arena
1:00 p.m. 4-H Beef Show - Memorial Showplace Arena
*State Fair Animals ONLY – released 1 hour after completion of 4-H Beef Grand Drive. Must be in presence of Animal Director.
6:00-8:45 p.m. 4-H Support Group Silent Auction-Young McDonald’s Farm
7:00 p.m. 4-H Horse and Pony Games – Horse & Pony Arena
8:00 p.m. Expo Hall closes

Thursday, August 4
Trash Pick-Up – Horse & Dog Departments
12:00 p.m. Expo Hall open to public
10:00 a.m. Open Class Sheep Show - Memorial Showplace Arena
5:30 p.m. Supreme Showmanship Judges Meeting – Memorial Showplace Arena
6:00 p.m. Bill Grubbs Memorial Supreme Showmanship Contest – Memorial Showplace Arena
6:00-8:45 p.m. 4-H Support Group Silent Auction-Young McDonald’s Farm
7:00 p.m. 4-H Horse and Pony Games – Horse & Pony Arena
8:00 p.m. Expo Hall closes
10:00 p.m. All 4-H Livestock/Animals Released with Directors Approval

Friday, August 5
Trash Pick-Up – Rabbit Department
12:00 p.m. Expo Hall open to public
6:00 p.m. 4-H Livestock Sale – Memorial Showplace Arena
8:00 p.m. Expo Hall closes

Saturday, August 6
8:00 a.m. Clean-up 14 Acres (All 4-H members expected to help). 4-H pen cleaning slips will be given at this time from animal directors.
9:00-11:00 a.m. All Exhibits released from Expo Hall
4-H Members turn in completed & signed 4-H Green Record Book & receive premium money. (Livestock exhibitors must show pen cleaning slips signed by animal director).

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