The 4-Her's are preparing for the upcoming State Fair
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
You must register with the Extension Office by Wednesday 9/14 , 5 pm to attend the Science Fair Workshop. To register please call the office at (336) 372-5597 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. If you send and e-mail please include names and ages of participants.
Monday, September 12, 2011
The NC State Fair is fast approaching and there are lots of opportunities that 4-H’ers can participate in at the State Fair.
You can view the premium book online at: http://www.ncstatefair.org/2011/Competitions/HowToEnter.htm
For the Entry Deadlines - please refer to the Deadlines listed under each section. You must register online by September 23 this year. This is for everything so don’t miss this opportunity.
4-H Division IV - 4-H Competitions
Please note that items must be brought to the State Fair – Educational Building by Monday NOON this year. This is a new time frame. We will be judging Tuesday October 11 beginning at 8:30 so we must have all items by NOON on Monday in order to organize them for judging. It would be very helpful for us if you can bring them as early as possible. We open on Wednesday October 5th at 8:00 am. So please don’t wait til the last minute to bring them. We are even open on the weekend. Once we open on October 5th – we stay open for entry drop off October 5 – October 10th at NOON.
4-H Decorated Cakes
4-H Hay Bale Decorating ( 1 per county)
The next Ashe 4-H Target Shooting club meeting will be September 26th at the Wildlife Club in Laurel Springs at 6 pm.
English, Western & Gaited Divisions
(High Points for each Division and Class Category)
Riders of All Ages
Open to the public - 4-H membership not required to participate
Ellis Park Event Center
Start time: 9 AM
Gates open at 8 AM
Costs: $5 per class or $45 for 10 or more classes
For more information contact:
Pam Hipp (704) 278-3253;
Joey Bullock (704) 638-0827;
or Sara Drake at Rowan County Cooperative Extension
at (704) 216-8970
The Burke County Fair will be holding an Open Horse Show on Saturday Oct. 15th at the Burke County Fairgrounds.
Show registration will begin at 10 a.m. and the show will start at 1 p.m. The show will take place during the fair so their will be plenty of concessions available.
All proceeds from this show benefit Burke County 4-H. This show is open to all ages and all NC residents.