Monday, February 2, 2009

Important Information for the 2009 Orange County Fair – 4-H Components

There are a number of big changes in store for the Orange County Fair this year, but we have changed some 4-H activities as well. Please see below for the latest updates:

Fair Dates: July 23-26, 2009
Location: Across Rt. 20 from Montpelier Estate; same location as Fall Fiber Festival
*Map of Grounds and Directions for Trailers, 4-H parking, etc. to come
Schedule of 4-H Events: (*note several big changes for this year!)
Thursday, July 23, 2009
10:00 Deadline for Beef, Sheep, and Goats to be on Grounds
Weigh-in and Ultrasound of Beef, Sheep, Goats (weigh only)
11:30 Educational Clinic on Ultrasounding Process
5:00 Sheep Show
Friday, July 24, 2009
10:00 Weigh-in and Ultrasound of Market Hogs
12:30 Goat Show
5:30 Beef Show
Saturday, July 25, 2009
9:00 Hog Show
1:00 Dairy Show
5:45 Buyers Dinner (*pre-paid ticket only)
6:30 4-H Auction
Sunday, July 26, 2009
9:00 4-H Bottle Babies
11:00 Pretty Animal Contest
12:00 Livestock Obstacle Contest
4:00 Fair Closes; ALL 4-H’ers and parents contribute to clean-up

Fair Theme: “We’ve Got a Good Thing Growing”
Fair Website:

4-H Animal Entries Due: Friday, June 12, 2009 to Extension Office
*forms distributed at 4-H club meetings and on fair website