FairEntry will open soon for all K-12 Porter County 4-H members. Members’ exhibits must be entered by June 27th! (Please note that the deadline is typically June 25th but has been extended this year due to it falling on a weekend.)How Do You Complete the FairEntry Process? A step-by-step guide on the FairEntry process is available at … Continue reading 2022 FairEntry – due by June 27th
YQCA is required for 4-Hers exhibiting Beef, Dairy, Swine, Sheep, Goats, Poultry, and/or Rabbits. There is no "deadline" for completing your YQCA for Porter County 4-H, but prior to the fair, a certification list will be generated and you must be on that list in order to exhibit at the fair, so shoot to get … Continue reading YQCA Reminders
Hosted by Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine The Purdue College of Vet Med will be hosting a series of vet camps for students in grades 6-12 at the 2022 Indiana State Fair. Learn more on the state fair website at https://www.indianastatefair.com/p/state-fair/education1/vet-camp.
From the Indiana 4-H Program: Due to complications involving shipping, materials, and labor shortage issues from the pandemic, Allflex livestock tags are one of the many items suffering from a nationwide manufacture backorder. The Indiana 4-H counties and our supplier have made every effort to order early and pare down what is needed in order to … Continue reading 4-H Livestock Ear Tag Shortage Info
The Indiana State Fair provides a venue for about 800,000 people to learn about youth and agriculture. In particular, the approximately 10,000 exhibits displayed by 4-H members in the 4-H Exhibit Hall and Centennial Hall not only help visitors learn about the state fair’s mission but also help promote the educational opportunities available to youth … Continue reading Host an Education Station at State Fair
Approximately 70 youth are hired to work in the 4-H Exhibit Hall at the Indiana State Fair. These youth are responsible for checking in exhibits, setting up displays, staffing the Exhibit Hall and Centennial Hall, releasing exhibits, and cleaning up the buildings. These youth workers also greet and interact with about 800,000 guests visiting the … Continue reading Work at the Indiana State Fair
2022 Indiana State Make It With Wool Contest – July 31; Deadline for Entry – July 1 As you plan for your sewing, fashion revue, and needlecraft projects this year, please consider sewing, knitting, or crocheting with wool fabrics or yarns and enter your 4-H exhibit in the Indiana Make It With Wool (MIWW) contest. This … Continue reading Indiana Make It With Wool Contest
UPDATE: If you missed pick-up on the 23rd, be sure to join us at the End of Summer Celebration (https://portercounty4h.org/2021/08/16/end-of-summer-celebration-august-28th/) on the 28th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the 4-H Building. Remaining exhibits from county and state fairs will be available there! If you had an exhibit qualify for the Indiana State Fair, or if you … Continue reading Exhibit Pick-Up – August 28th
**Bookmark this page. More information may be added as fair season unfolds.** Looking for non-4-H fair information? Go to https://www.portercountyfair.com. More 4-H Fun in 2021!Following are all the answers to questions you didn’t even know you had! Your Porter County 4-H staff is here to help make your fair experience as smooth as possible. After … Continue reading 2021 Porter County Fair 4-H Info
Youth age 14 through college age may submit an application to be considered for seasonal employment working in the 4-H Education Complex as ambassadors for Indiana 4-H and Indiana State Fair. On-site housing is available. More information and application is available at https://extension.purdue.edu/4h/Pages/State-Fair-Exhibit-Hall-Worker.aspx.