Woodford County 4-H Fair coming to Farm Bureau Park

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The annual  Woodford County 4-H Fair will showcase the accomplishments of its members July 27-30. The public is invited. Admission is free. (Credit: U of I Extension Services)

The annual Woodford County 4-H Fair will showcase the accomplishments of its members July 27-30. The public is invited. Admission is free. (Credit: U of I Extension Services)

The 94th annual Woodford County 4-H Fair will be held Monday through Thursday,  July 27 – 30 at the Farm Bureau Park in Eureka.

The public is invited free of charge to see the many accomplishments of the Woodford County 4-H members.

In addition to the judging of 4-H projects,  there will be something for everyone. On Tuesday, July 28, the Kids’ Tractor Pull will be held at 2:30 p.m. (registration 2  to 2:30 p.m.), balloon animals and more will be available from The Unique Twist starting at 5:30 p.m. and SolidRoc will  entertain fairgoers at 6 p.m. with an old fashioned barn dance to follow.

Highlights on Wednesday, July 29 will include the 4-H Public Presentations and Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m. , followed by the Fashion Revue and Clothing Awards Presentations.

There are food stands and tree-shaded grounds to take in the entire 4-H Fair. In addition, there will be children’s games held at various times throughout each day.

For more information, call the University of Illinois Extension office at 467-3789. If you need a reasonable  accommodation to participate in any of our programs please contact our office.


–  7 to  9 a.m. Horse Check-In

– 10 a.m. Horse Show

–  5 to  8 p.m. Beef, Dairy Heifers, Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Swine Check-In

–  5 to 8  p.m. Check-In General Projects


–  8 a.m. Swine Show

–  8:30  a.m. Visual Arts Judging

–  9 a.m. Floriculture/Container Gardening Judging

–  9 a.m. Interior Design Judging

–  9 a.m. Animal Science (Animal-less) Judging

–  9 a.m. Horticulture/Vegetable Gardening Judging

–  9 a.m. Goat Market Wether Weigh-In

–  9:30 a.m. Plants and Soil Science Judging, Crops Judging

– 10 a.m. Horticulture Display Judging

– 10:30 a.m. Vet Science Judging

– 12:30 p.m.  Intercultural Judging

–  1 p.m.. “Pride”/Dairy/Mini Goat Show

–  1 p.m. Child Development Judging

–  1:15 p.m.Consumer Education Judging

–  1:30 p.m. Scrapbooking, & Reading Judging

–  2 p.m. Citizenship/Service Learning & Theatre Arts Judging

–  2:30 p.m. Kid’s Tractor Pull – Pavilion

–  3 p.m. Woodworking Judging

Following dairy goat show Goat Costume Judging

–  6 p.m. Market Lamb Weigh-in

–  6 p.m. Entertainment: SolidRoc

–  6:20 p.m. Recognition of 4-H Ambassadors

–  9 p.m. Park Closes



– 8 a.m. Sheep Lead Show

–  8:15 a.m. Cake Decorating Judging

– 8:30 a.m. Sheep Exhibitor Meeting with Sheep Show following

– 9 a.m.Poultry Show

– 9 a.m. Computer, Journalism, Entomology & Beekeeping, Geology, Natural Resources

-9:30 a.m. Creative Writing and Video Judging

–  9:30 a.m. My Pet Rabbit Judging

-10 a.m. Electricity, Intergenerational, and Communications Judging

-10:15 a.m. Forestry Judging

-11 a.m. Geospatial, Health, Leadership, and Robotics Judging

-11:30 a.m. Rabbit Showmanship Judging

–  1 p.m. Foods Judging & Bake Sale

–  1 p.m.Shooting Sports Displays Judging

–  1 p.m. Meat Goat Show

–  1:30 p.m. Aerospace Judging

–  2 p.m. Rabbit Costume Judging

–  3 p.m. Modeling Practice for Members in Fashion Revue

–  3 p.m. Welding Judging

–  3:30 p.m. 4-H Member/Alumni Crowing Contest

–  4 p.m. Dog Costume Judging, Small Engines Judging

–  4 p.m.Livestock Judging Contest

–  4:30 p.m. Dog Care Judging/Animal-Less Dog Judging

–  5 p.m. Tractor Judging

–  6 p.m.Dog Obedience Judging

–  7 p.m. Public Presentations Winners, Trophy Presentations to all Tuesday and Wednesday

–  9 p.m. Park Closes



– 8:30 a.m. Beef Exhibitor Meeting

– 9 a.m. Exhibitor/Adult Crowing Contest

(Camping, Environment, Sportfishing, Wildlife) and Photography Judging


Winners in Exhibit Buildings and Fashion Revue to follow, Pavilion


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