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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.

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mn4h state fair app

We have lots of ways! Here's a how-to-stay-connected sheet.

4-H at the Minnesota State Fair app

Download our free app to your smart phone for judging results, public schedule, all Minnesota 4-H livestock show announcements and an interactive map. You can even watch our 4-H live cam 12 hours per day during the fair on your phone.

This app integrates all state fair exhibitor announcements for beef, dairy, sheep and all other 4-H projects.

2 girls with hard hats speaking into a microphone

General encampments
(exhibits in the 4-H building)

4-H exhibits are divided into four encampments (groups) by county. Schedules will be posted when available.

Demonstration, Youth-in-Action and illustrated presentations - posted on August 22

Share the Fun rehearsals

State Arts-In performance schedule

County Arts-In performance schedule

Chef-for-a-Day - cook-off teams and schedules

Engineering Design Challenge/Rube Goldberg judging schedule


kids lined up with goats

Unloading, parking and directions


Contact information:

For additional information, contact

Brad Rugg, or Karen Nelson, at the Extension Center for Youth Development, 1-612-624-2116.

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