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

 

4-Hers show their market steers at the 2016 fair.

Richland County 4-H has 12 amazing clubs that have been participating all year in many different 4-H events. Within the 12 clubs we have 224 members, including Cloverbuds and 136 adult volunteers. With all the growth in the 4-H program, throughout the years, 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 that youth can now enroll in include projects from sewing to sport fishing, cooking to cowboy action, and woodworking to robotics. The 4-H exhibits will be on display from Wednesday August 2nd at 1:00 p.m. to the conclusion of the fair on Saturday, August 5th. 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, July 31st at 10:00 a.m. at the Fairgrounds and will continue on Tuesday, at 8:30 a.m. We also invite all to come and watch the small animal shows starting at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2nd. The livestock shows will begin on Thursday, August 3rd 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 4th 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 5th the 4-H members and Alumni will be participating in an obstacle course at 10:00 a.m. This year the obstacle course will be new and different! It is a fun and amazing event. All are welcome to attend these fun and entertaining events to support the Richland County 4-H members and program.

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

4-H Animals entered to attend the Richland County Fair and Rodeo

76 Market Steers

20 Breeding Beef

57 Market Hogs

9 Breeding Hogs

7 Market Goats

3 Breeding Goats

11 Market Lambs

4 Breeding Sheep

2 Alpacas

22 Horses

33 Rabbits

50 Poultry

4 Cats

10 Dogs

4-H Calendar of Events

Monday, July 31, 2017

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

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

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

8:30 a.m. –Horse Show – Fair Grandstands

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

2:00 p.m. - Cloverbuds show Poultry and Rabbits

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Entry of Hogs, Sheep, Goats, Beef & Dairy

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. –Weighing of Market Beef

11:30 a.m. – 4-H Food Booth Opens

12:45 p.m. - Mandatory Meeting for all 4-H Members with Livestock

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. – Weighing of Market Goat, Hog, & Sheep

3:00 p.m. – Judging of Poultry

5:00 p.m. – Judging of Dogs, Cats, & Rabbits

6:00 p.m. - Small Animal Round Robin

Thursday, August 3, 2017

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 4, 2017

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

10:00 a.m. – Large Group Picture

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 5, 2017

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

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

Sunday, August 6, 2017

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

 

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