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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 2014 - 6/11/14 change made to page 43 to correctly indicate 2014 Dairy Showcase time as Sunday, August 24, 11 a.m.
Reminder the 4-H State Fair Premium Book will ONLY be available electronically in 2014

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 posted June 30, 2014

4-H cafeteria daily menu for 2014 updated July 10, 2014

Program & lodging fees posted June 30, 2014

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.  

  • Territorial Hall directions, driving and campus maps Note: University Ave construction may change routes available.

State fair dormitory chaperones and staff posted July 8, 2014

  • Chaperone responsibilities
  • Extension educator chaperones
  • Dorm manager responsibilities

Livestock weekend housing assignments- will be posted August 19

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

Animal Science Media Trip information flyer

Public Presentation/Demos information

Chef for the Day Cook-Off exhibitor information

Quotas

2014 General projects quotas posted May 29, 2014, added Engineering Design and Rube Goldberg on 6/3/14

Distribution of unused livestock quota trips

Animal science information

4-H Livestock Judges for the current year posted July 2, 2014

Forage, Bedding and Equipment - County Allotments posted May 29, 2014

Dairy Showcase information

Poultry Prince and Princess information

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

Livestock quotas bonus trip information posted April 5, 2014

Horse quotas bonus trip information posted April 5, 2014

Herdsmanship - Consumer Education and Promotional Activities - posted June 19, 2014

Herdsmanship Consumer Education - Promotional Activities Tip Sheet - posted June 19, 2014

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

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

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.  

 

  • Territorial Hall directions, driving and campus maps
  • Territorial Hall busing schedule - New schedule with drop points will be posted when available
  • Bailey Hall busing schedule - New schedule with drop points will be posted when available
  • Non-Livestock weekend busing schedule - New schedule with drop points will be posted when available

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

Chef for the Day Cook-Off exhibitor information

Expressive arts information - schedules

Share the Fun rehearsal schedules ~ SCHEDULES will be posted August 4, 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 21, 2013
Exhibitors must attend orientation before project judging.

  • Exhibitor Orientation at 5:15, Erickson stage (2nd floor, 4-H building) Aug. 24, 26, 28, & 30. Project Judging 5:00 - 9:00 pm Aug. 24, 26, 28, & 30.
  • No specific times will be assigned before general encampments begin.

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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