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4-H Members to Participate in Richland County Fair and Rodeo

 

Brady Gorder shows his Grand Champion market beef at the 2015 Richland County Fair.

The 4-H program in Richland County has been growing. Richland County 4-H has 12 active and incredible clubs that have been participating all year in many different 4-H events. With all the growth in the 4-H program, the livestock barns and exhibit building at the fair will be full of exciting exhibits for people of all ages. The 4-H Exhibit Building this year will have a vast display of projects completed by Richland County 4-H members. In the 4-H program, youth have the opportunity to partake in projects that enhance important life skills. As 4-H in the nation continues to grow 4-H projects are becoming more diverse. The projects in which youth can now enroll include projects from sewing to sport fishing, cooking to skate boarding, and woodworking to robotics. The 4-H exhibits will be on display from Wednesday August 3rd at noon to the conclusion of the fair on Saturday August 8th. We would like to invite everyone to stop by and take some time to enjoy the exhibits that Richland County youth have completed this past year. The horse show this year will begin on Monday, August 1st at 10:00 a.m. at the Fairgrounds and will continue on Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. at the Sidney Saddle Club. We also invite all to come and watch the small animal shows starting at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3rd. The livestock shows will begin on Thursday, August 4th at 8:30 a.m. and continue on Friday beginning at 8:00 a.m. In addition the market livestock program will be holding their annual sale on Friday, August 5th at 5:00 p.m. at the 4-H arena. The sale will be following the 4-H award ceremony starting at 4:00 p.m. and the Cloverbud Animal Parade. On Saturday, August 6th the 4-H members and Alumni will be participating in an obstacle course at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend these fun and entertaining events to support the Richland County 4-H members and program.

4-H Calendar of Events

Monday, August 1

10:00 a.m. –Horse Show- Fair Grandstands

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Indoor Interview Exhibit Judging

8:30 a.m. –Horse Show- Sidney Saddle Club Arena

1:00 p.m. – Entry of Small Animals (Poultry & Rabbits)

Wednesday, August 3

11:30 a.m. – 4-H Food Booth Opens

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. – Entry of Hogs, Sheep, Goats, Beef & Dairy

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. –Weighing of Market Beef

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Weighing of Market Goat, Hog, & Sheep

4:00 p.m. – Judging of Poultry

6:00 p.m. – Judging of Dogs, Cats, & Rabbits

7:00 p.m. Small Animal Round Robin

Thursday, August 4

8:30 a.m. – 4-H Livestock Judging of Swine, Sheep, Dairy, Breeding Beef & Goat

5:00 p.m. – 4-H Market Beef Judging

Friday, August 5

8:00 a.m. – 4-H Showmanship (Sr. & Jr.)

1:00 p.m. – Large Animal Round Robin (Sr. & Jr.)

4:00 p.m. – Trophy & Awards presentation

5:00 p.m. – 4-H Livestock Sale

Saturday, August 6

10:00 a.m. – Member & Alumni Obstacle Course

6:00 p.m. – Check out of 4-H Horse Exhibits

Sunday, August 7

7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Check out of all 4-H Exhibits, including Livestock

Clubs in Richland County

Badlands Brushpoppers

Brorson Farmhands

Fair View

Forever Buds

Homesteaders

Lambert Hi-Liters

Missouri River Ranchers

Richland Aces

Richland Rascals

Richland Rockets

Three Buttes

Yellowstone Valley

Trailblazers

 

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