4-H Events    


Calendar of Events 2016-17


Please read for 4-H updates and new information!

Highlights are listed below:

2017 New York State Fair

Ontario County 4-H will be at the NY State Fair with exhibits in the youth building beginning on Monday, August 28 through Thursday, August 31.

In addition, there will be youth representing our 4-H program at the fair throughout the fair showing animals and participating in statewide contests.

Exhibit Information
Exhibitor Entry and Statement for Youth Building Exhibits
Each building exhibit needs to be accompanied with the exhibitor entry statement.
Below is the link for the fillable pdf form that can be printed or filled out by hand.
2017 State Fair Youth Dept Exhibitor Entry Statement

Note: if you cannot fill the form in try a different browser or different document viewer (e.g. Adobe Acrobat)

The one posted below is for demonstration purposes only. View it for ideas for completing the exhibitor entry statement.

SAMPLE State Fair Exhibitor Entry Statement


State Fair 2017:

There are some changes to State Fair this year that exhibitors need to know because the fair is 13 days long and begins on Wednesday, August 23. Dairy exhibitors need to be in place at the fair on Tuesday. Other animals (goats, beef, sheep) will follow the normal arrival procedures on Wednesday as in the past. Ontario County Youth Building exhibits will go to the fair on Sunday, August 27 for exhibition the 28-31. More information will be coming throughout the next few months.


Tractor Supply Company Announces 2017 'Great Neighbor' Essay Contest

Tractor Supply Company has just announced the launch of its first ever “Great Neighbor” essay contest. The competition is a new component of their retailer’s Mobile Fair Tour across the US. They will be at the New York State Fair from August 23-27. 4-H members can submit an essay in response to the following question: “What does 4-H mean to you and how has it allowed you to be the best neighbor you can be in your community?” Tractor Supply will use the essay contest to select 5 winners for the NYS Fair stop to be recognized during the fair stop

Fun on the Farm 2017

Fun on the Farm will be held on Saturday, September 30 at Lightland Farm on Depew Road in the Town of Gorham. More information will be coming during the summer with details on how 4-H Clubs can participate.

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