Superintendent: Kari Stofer - - 308- 440-8936 -

Exhibit Checkin: Wed, Jul 19 form 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm - No exhibits accepted after 7:30 pm

Exhibit Pickup: Sun, Jul 23 from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

General Information:

16 and Under by January 1

  • Articles must be in the hands of the superintendents at entry time.
  • Junior Department is for exhibitors under 16 years of age.
  • 4-H members may exhibit in any category different from the 4-H project(s) they are enrolled in.
  • One entry per class - if an exhibit is listed by class, it cannot be entered under miscellaneous.
  • Items entered in any other county fair or show are not eligible.
  • The exhibit must have been made, not purchased, by the exhibitor in the last year.
  • The superintendent reserves the right to decline any entry.
  • Include the recipe with the baked item (the recipe must be neatly written by the exhibitor).
  • The age division of all classes 
    • 7 and Under
    • 8 and Over

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All rules in the corresponding adult class apply - include neatly hand written recipe.

  • G01007 Dinner rolls, four
  • G01009 Kolaches, four
  • G01010 Muffins, four
  • G01011 Rye or whole wheat, 5/8 loaf
  • G01012 Bread, misc
  • G01013 Banana, 5/8 loaf
  • G01014 Zucchini, 5/8 loaf
  • G01015 Cornbread, 5/8 loaf
  • G01016 Coffeecake, 5/8 of pan
  • G01018 Cinnamon rolls, four


  • G01065 Any canning
  • G01066 Pickled items

Decorated Cake and Cookies

Artificial cake/cake mixes allowed display on foil wrapped cardboard and cover in plastic.

  • G10130 Cake
  • G10131 Cupcakes, four
  • G10132 Cookies, four

Dried Fruit, Vegetables, Herbs

Place 1/4 cup of vegetable or herb or 6-10 pieces of fruit in a small glass jar - label with contents.

  • G01070 Any dried item

Homemaking Sewing

May not exhibit work previously exhibited at a county fair.

  • G01101 Blouse
  • G01102 Dress
  • G01103 Sports clothing
  • G01104 Sleepwear
  • G01105 Sewing, misc.
  • G01106 Skirts
  • G01107 Pants
  • G01108 Decorated clothes

Junior Art

All framed pictures should be ready to hang - mount drawings/pictures on construction paper/cardboard for hanging may not exhibit work previously exhibited at a county fair.

  • G01240 Original oil painting
  • G01241 Original watercolor
  • G01242 Original pastel or chalk
  • G01243 Original acrylic
  • G01244 Mixed media
  • G01245 Tempera painting
  • G01246 Pencil, original drawing
  • G01247 Crayola, original drawing
  • G01248 Colored pencil, original drawing
  • G01249 Marker, original drawing
  • G01250 Ink drawing
  • G01251 Charcoal drawing
  • G01252 Finger painting
  • G01253 Paint by number
  • G01254 Tolle painting, painting on objects
  • G01255 Sand painting
  • G01256 Print - potato, silkscreen, linoleum, etc. drawing
  • G01258 String art
  • G01259 Mosaic/Weaving
  • G01260 Collage
  • G01261 Marker, velvet picture
  • G01262 Scratch art
  • G01263 Any other art
  • G01264 Marble Whipping
  • G01265 Zentangle
  • G01266 Digital art
  • G01267 Comic art
  • GO1268 Manga or Anime
  • GO1269 Original painting, any medium, 7 & under ONLY
  • GO1270 Original drawing, any medium, 7 & under ONLY
  • GO1271 Original mixed media, 7 & under ONLY
  • GO1272 Coloring page, 7 & under ONLY
  • GO1273 Any other art, 7 & under ONLY

Junior Cake

Display on foil wrapped cardboard and cover in plastic - Exhibit 5/8 of a cake or four cupcakes - no cake mixes - all rules in the corresponding adult class apply - include neatly handwritten recipe.

  • G01017 Chocolate
  • G01019 White
  • G01020 Sponge
  • G01021 Spice
  • G01022 Applesauce
  • G01023 Banana
  • G01024 Zucchini
  • G01025 Cake, misc.
  • G01026 Cupcake, misc.
  • G01027 Carrot
  • G0119 White layer

Junior Candy

Homemade - include neatly hand written recipe.

  • G01058 Any candy, 6 pieces

Junior Cookie

Display four on a small plate covered in plastic - include neatly hand written recipe.

  • G01041 Chocolate chip cookie
  • G01042 Sugar cookie
  • G01043 Oatmeal
  • G01044 Peanut butter
  • G01045 Chocolate cookie
  • G01046 Chocolate drop
  • G01047 Butterscotch
  • G01048 Snickerdoodle
  • G01049 Brownie
  • G01050 Any other bar cookie
  • G01051 Any unbaked cookie
  • G01052 Cookie, misc

Junior Photography

General information for classes G01305 to G01314. One photo, preferably 8x10, per entry unless specified, must be mounted. If you wish, pictures may be captioned. The same photograph may NOT be entered in both Open Class and 4-H.

  • G01305 Nature
  • G01306 Human interest, People
  • G01307 Inanimate, Still Life
  • G01308 Storytelling
  • G01309 Other
  • G01310 Self Portrait
  • G01311 Animal
  • G01312 Collage, digital or physical, may have multiple photos
  • G01313 Digitally enhanced
  • G01314 Landscape
  • G01315 Aquatic
  • G01316 Birds
  • G01317 Abstract
  • G01318 Flower
  • G01319 Black & white
  • G01320 triptych, three photos

Language Art

  • G01295 Scrapbook
  • G01296 Scrapbook, 7 & under ONLY
  • G01297 Original Short Story, 7& under ONLY
  • G01300 Original Short Story, Handwritten
  • G01301 Original Short Story, Illustration
  • G01303 Penmanship
  • G01304 Poetry

Legos & K-NEX

2023 Theme – WHAT IS IT LIKE 50 YEARS FROM NOW? - display exhibit on board no bigger than 15"X15" X15"

  • G01290 Legos 7 & under, no kit
  • G01291 Legos 8 & over, no kit
  • G01292 K-NEX 7 & under, no kit
  • G01293 K-NEX 8 & over, no kit

Miscellaneous Article

  • G01110 Knitted or crocheted
  • G01111 Embroidered
  • G01112 Play toy, decorated toy
  • G01113 Tie blanket, fleece
  • G01114 Needlepoint
  • G01115 Pillow
  • G01116 Quilted
  • G01117 Counted cross-stitch
  • G01118 Doll clothing
  • G01119 Decorated clothing item
  • G01120 Any other article
  • G01121 Pieced or patchwork
  • G01122 Stuffed animals
  • GO1123 dyed fabric
  • GO1124 wall hanging
  • GO1125 purse/wallet
  • GO1126 recycled material

Miscellaneous Craft

May not exhibit work previously exhibited at a county fair.

  • G01200 Miscellaneous craft
  • G01201 Weaving, not paper
  • G01202 Leather craft, any article
  • G01204 Scrapbook
  • G01205 Novelties
  • G01206 Dolls
  • G01207 Bead, jewel, sequin work
  • G01208 Shell craft
  • G01209 Jewelry
  • G01210 Dough art
  • G01211 Craft sticks, any article
  • G01212 Stained glass
  • G01213 Picture Frame
  • G01214 Holiday decoration
  • G01215 Tin punch
  • G01216 Macramé
  • G01217 Paper Mache
  • G01218 Plastic canvas
  • G01219 Misc. handwork made from recycled materials


Mount on board or form board. Kit is acceptable. May not enter work that has been previously exhibited at a county fair.

  • G01231 Car
  • G01232 Truck
  • G01233 Boat
  • G01234 Aircraft
  • G01235 Other
  • G01236 Spacecraft
  • GO1237 Completely original


Display in disposable aluminum pie tin - include neatly hand written recipe.

  • G1137 Pie, Fruit
  • G1138 Pie, Cream
  • G1139 Pie, Meringue

Sculpture and 3 D Objects

May not exhibit work previously exhibited at a county fair.

  • G01278 any other sculpture
  • G01279 Ceramic
  • G01280 Pottery
  • G01281 Plaster craft
  • G01282 Original sculpture
  • G01283 Stepping stone
  • G01284 Painted rock/landscape rock
  • G01285 Diorama
  • G01286 Doll Furniture
  • G01287 Furniture
  • G01288 found objects
  • GO1289 Coil
  • GO1294 Legos, kit, 7 & under ONLY

Wood Crafts

Other Accessories may not enter work previously exhibited at a county fair.

  • G01220 Wood carving
  • G01221 Wood burning
  • G01222 Wood, constructed
  • G01223 Wood, painted/finished
  • G01224 Derby car, paint only
  • G01225 Derby car, painted, hand-crafted body
  • G01226 Wood furniture, constructed
  • G01227 Wood furniture, painted/finished
  • G01228 Bird house, constructed
  • G01229 Bird house, painted/finished
  • G01230 Other woodwork

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