Floyd County 4-H Fair

Floyd County 4-H

4-H Online vs. FairEntry

4-H Online enrollment & Fair Entry deadline is MAY 15All projects and animal entries MUST be entered into 4-H Online first AND then in Fair Entry by MAY 15. No late submissions are accepted. Projects not in Fair Entry will receive a participation ribbon only. There is no charge for entries. Fair Entry is open from May 1- May 15. 4-H Online program year runs from October 1 - September 30. Please sign up as soon as Fair Entry opens to beat the rush.  If the system times out, be patient and try again later. Do not use a cellphone to register.

1) Log into 4-H Online to verify projects that will be brought to the fair showcase. 4-H'ers must be in APPROVED status before continuing. 

2) Then select those projects to be entered in the Floyd County Fair Showcase, using your 4-HOnline username and password, at Fair Entry here using Chrome. Be sure to include a detailed description.  This helps identify your exhibit from other similar exhibits. Once the “Submitted” button is clicked, entry is complete. Don’t forget to click the green “Submit” button!  

NOTE: Once you click “Submit,” you will not be able to make any changes online, add another exhibitor or make more entries until the first submission is processed. Each submission is reviewed by staff and either approved or sent back.

3) Livestock will need to be tagged before registering in FairEntry.com.

4) By May 15, livestock participants grades 3-12 showing animals MUST either take the online YQCA training (click here) or the in-person Quality Livestock CareTraining. Completed YQCA certificate needs emailed to denglema@purdue.edu before May 15 to be filed.  Certificate can also be printed delivered to the Floyd County Extension Office. To reflect training was taken in-person, 4-H'er must sign in day of class. 

5) Livestock birthdate will need verified.

6) To  participate in auction, must enter an indoor project and register for showmanship.

7) MIni's (grades K-2) must complete a liability waiver and choose Mini Farm Animals Showmanship class in Fair Entry to show animals, 

Fair Entry Instructions

4-H'ers have the opportunity to attend a Fair Etiquette Class on Tuesday, May 28 at 5:00 PM. Learn from etiquette expert and life coach Sallie Plass, on how to successfully talk to the judges about your 4-H indoor or animal projects. Sallie has shared her knowledge with 4-H’ers around the state.  Her tips and coaching will help you feel more confident when speaking with a judge. The class is FREE and will be held in Newlin Hall at the Fairgrounds. Questions? Call 812-948-5470.