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4-H state fair participant resources

Resources for you to use before and during the state fair will be posted on this page as they become available. Please check back often to get the latest information.

 

4-H general information & procedures

4-H summer employment opportunities

A variety of employment are available at 4-H state-level summer events.

Applications are accepted up to five working days prior to the event. Priority will be given to applications received by June 1.

4-H State Fair Premium Book 2015 - Available the beginning of June 2015
Reminder the 4-H State Fair Premium Book will ONLY be available electronically in 2015

Download the Minnesota 4-H at the State Fair app to your smart phone and get judging results, public schedule, all Minnesota 4-H livestock show announcements and an interactive map.
Download the app from iTunes
Download the app from Google Play

How to join the 4-H conversation on Twitter 392 K

Get 4-H announcements on your cell phone during the state fair 379 K

Gate admission tickets

4-H cafeteria daily menu

Program & lodging fees

Procedures for buses and vehicle unloading, loading & parking - Due to construction changes happening at the MN State Fair with the brand new Transit Hub on the fairgrounds, our 4-H busing will be changing slightly in 2014. Exact details on how we will move buses in and out have been finalized with the State Fair. See below for details.

  • Bus procedures, loading and unloading -
  • Bus procedures and attached map for bus drivers - designed to be a handout for state fair bus drivers-
  • Territorial Hall directions, driving and campus maps Note: University Ave construction may change routes available.

State fair dormitory chaperones and staff

  • Chaperone responsibilities
  • Extension educator chaperones
  • Dorm manager responsibilities

Livestock weekend housing assignments-

Activity Center, Learn By Doing Center & Market Square

Health care

  • General information
  • Special notes from nursing staff
  • Health care policy

Judging experiences for youth with disabilities or injuries

Public Presentation/Demos information

Build A Rube Goldberg Machine information

Chef for the Day Cook-Off exhibitor information

  • Chef for a Day Informational Flyer
  • Chef for a Day Memo
  • Chef for a Day Objectives/Rules/Procedures
  • Chef for a Day Livestock encampment team assignment/time schedule
  • Chef for a Day General encampment team assignment/time schedule

Quotas

2015 General projects quotas

Distribution of unused livestock quota trips

Animal science information

4-H Livestock Judges for the current year

Forage, Bedding and Equipment - County Allotments

Forage, Bedding and supply prices at the fair

Dairy Showcase information

Poultry Prince and Princess information

Livestock projects quota information: Dairy Goat & Meat Goat trips ARE interchangeable.

Livestock quotas bonus trip information

Horse quotas bonus trip information

Herdsmanship - Consumer Education and Promotional Activities -

Herdsmanship Consumer Education - Promotional Activities Tip Sheet

Minnesota 4-H Position Statement on Multi-County Judging Teams

General Livestock Judging Coaches Letter

Expressive arts information

Share the Fun Application posted June 2

Contact information:

State Fair 4-H Phone Numbers

Mail

Lost and found updated July 1, 2014

For additional information contact:

Brad Rugg, ruggx002@umn.edu or Karen Nelson, nelso367@umn.edu at the Extension Center for Youth Development, 1-800-444-4238 or 1-612-624-2116.

4-H state fair schedules - 2014

  • 2015 General encampments -
  • 4-H State fair schedule for participants
  • 2014 Project judging schedules (all encampments on one page) - will be posted in June 2015

    Encampment 1| Encampment 2 | Encampment 3 | Encampment 4 - will be posted in June 2015

Security procedures for buses and vehicle unloading, loading & parking - Due to construction changes happening at the MN State Fair with the brand new Transit Hub on the fairgrounds, our 4-H busing will be changing slightly in 2014.  We do not have exact details yet about how we will move buses in and out, but once we have finalized the details with the State Fair, we will post the information here.  We will have information posted by August 1st.  

 

Food service - KP Duty - all encampments
Encampment 1 | Encampment 2
Encampment 3 | Encampment 4

Chef for the Day Cook-Off exhibitor information

  • Livestock encampment team time schedule
  • Chef for a Day General encampment team assignment/time schedule

Expressive arts information - schedules

Share the Fun rehearsal schedules ~ SCHEDULES UPDATED AUGUST 13, 2014
- rehearsal times were assigned on a first come first served basis

  • Livestock Encampment
  • Encampment 1
  • Encampment 2
  • Encampment 3
  • Encampment 4

2014 Public Presentation list by county below (if changes are needed contact 4-H Activities office at the state fair 651-643-6394 or your extension office)

    • Livestock weekend public presentations/demonstrations
    • General encampment public presentations/demonstrations below-
      • Encampment 1 | Encampment 2 | Encampment 3 | Encampment 4

Public Presentation/Demos information

2014 County Arts-in judging schedules - Will be updated through August 20, 2014

2014 Performing Arts Judging Schedules below (for specific needs or questions, contact 4-H Activities office at the state fair 651-643-6394 or your extension office) available August 20, 2014
Exhibitors must attend orientation before project judging. Posted August 20, 2014

  • Exhibitor Orientation at 5:25, Behind Harkness Stage. Aug. 24, 26, 28, & 30. Project Judging 5:00 - 9:00 pm Aug. 24, 26, 28, & 30.
  • Encampment 1
  • Encampment 2
  • Encampment 3
  • Encampment 4

For additional information contact:

Brad Rugg, ruggx002@umn.edu or Karen Nelson, nelso367@umn.edu at the Extension Center for Youth Development, 1-800-444-4238 or 1-612-624-2116

4-H State Fair Policies

For additional information contact:

Brad Rugg, ruggx002@umn.edu or Karen Nelson, nelso367@umn.edu at the Extension Center for Youth Development, 1-800-444-4238 or 1-612-624-2116.


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