4-H - Lancaster County

Babysitting Clinic on July 30; Register by July 23

Participants at a June 2024 Babysitting TrainingExtension Educator Emily Manning will present a Babysitting Clinic open to youth ages 10–15 on Tuesday, July 30. It will be from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. at the Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County conference rooms, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A, Lincoln. Cost is $35 per participant. Continue reading…

 

NEW Fair Photography Resources!

Slide from photography portfolio videoDo you have questions on mastering abstract photography, or creating your own photography portfolio? Want to up your photography game to make your best entries for the Super Fair even better? Nebraska State 4-H is releasing the first instructional videos in a series all about 4-H photography. Continue reading…

 

4-H at Nebraska State Fair

NSF-Enter-Now-Livestock-Dogs-Contest.pngThe 2024 Nebraska State Fair will be Friday, Aug. 23–Monday, Sept. 2 at Fonner Park in Grand Island. 4-H events will be featured the first weekend. Nebraska 4-H has lowered the age eligibility requirements for all in-person events to 8 years of age (by Jan. 1 of the current year) ... Continue reading…

 

Table Setting Contest Aug. 2; Register by July 23

Table Setting Judging at the 2023 Super FairThe Table Setting Contest will be held during the Super Fair on Friday, Aug. 2 at the Sandhills Global Event Center, South Hall (formerly Exhibit Hall) — use east entrance. Participants select a theme, wear a costume related to that theme and display one place setting, including table covering, ... Continue reading…

 

Horse Incentive Due July 26

Horse Incentive FormsAny Lancaster County 4-H’er may participate in the horse incentive program and earn points by participating in horse-related activities between January 1 and July 22. The more points you earn, the more valuable the reward! Continue reading…

 

Clover Kids Show & Tell Aug. 4; Sign Up by July 26

Clover Kids Show & Tell at the 2023 Super FairAll Clover Kids, youth ages 5–7 by Jan. 1, 2024, are invited to show & tell one of their 4-H exhibits or a small animal during Clover Kids Show & Tell on Sunday, August 4 in Ag Society Hall (formerly Lincoln Room), Clover Kids exhibit area (15-minute time slots run from 1–2:30 p.m.). Continue reading…

 

Remember Your Rabbit Comment Cards!

Examples of Rabbit Comment CardsEach rabbit exhibitor at the Lancaster County Super Fair must complete a rabbit comment card for the following:
• Rabbit Show Comment Card (for market and breed classes)
• Rabbit Fur Class Comment Card
• Rabbit Pet Class Comment Card Continue reading…

 

Premium Payouts at Super Fair

Lancaster Super Fair, 4-H and FFA LogosPay attention to premium payout times! All premium payouts will be forfeited if not picked up at the specified time. The Lancaster County Agricultural Society awards premium monies according to exhibit class and ribbon placing. Premium amounts are indicated in the Fair Book within each category. Continue reading…

 

Static Exhibit Parking, Check-In and Pick-Up

Static exhibits set up at 2023 Super FairAll exhibits which don’t move on their own (for example, Food & Nutrition; Photography; and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) are called static exhibits. All Lancaster County Super Fair 4-H & FFA static exhibits are not preregistered, but MUST be physically checked in... Continue reading…

 

Nebraska 4-H Robotics Showcase at State Fair

Robotics.jpgThe Nebraska 4-H Robotics Showcase at the Nebraska State Fair is an in-person contest for youth ages 8–18 (by Jan. 1 of the current year). Contest will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25, 4:30–8 p.m. at the Raising Nebraska building at Fonner Park, and consists of Robotics Video and Build a Robot classes... Continue reading…

 

State Fair 4-H Culinary Contest

State Fair 4-H Culinary Challenge in 2023Interact with 4-H youth demonstrating healthy decision making at the 4-H Culinary Challenge. Contestants create a menu, prepare one food item, and choose an appropriate theme for their occasion, all while expressing their food, nutrition, and food safety knowledge during a live interview with ... Continue reading…

 

Livestock Premium Auction Donations Needed

4-H/FFA Purple Ribbon Market Livestock Premium Auction at the 2023 Lancaster County Super FairPlease remember to talk with your community businesses to get donations for the Lancaster County 4-H/FFA Purple Ribbon Market Livestock Premium Auction. The success of the auction is dependent on 4-H’ers to acquire donations and buyers for the auction... Continue reading…

 
Originally published July 12, 2024 - Submit an Item