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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.

2016 rules and premiums
(927 K PDF posted June 2, 2016)

Program and lodging fees

General project quotas
(230 K PDF posted May 27, 2016)

Employment opportunities

Chaperones - posted July 18, 2016

Clovermart - posted July 29, 2016

Health care - updated August 23, 2016

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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

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

KP duty

boy in barn stall with pig

Exhibitor information



Livestock judging contests

Stalling assignments

  • Beef
  • Dairy
  • Sheep

Livestock quota bonus trips

  • Livestock quotas bonus trip information
    • Livestock bonus trip award letter posted June 24, 2016
    • Livestock bonus trip awards posted June 24, 2016, updated June 27, 2016 to reflect small change in dairy, updated June 28, 2016

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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