4-H Shows

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Show Dates by County

Details of show schedules, dates, length of time project must remain on site, and times are published in the Show Guide.

Monday, June 13-Saturday, June 18, 2022
Ford County Fairgrounds
Clothing Show: Wednesday, June 29, Champaign County Extension Office

Monday, June 27-Friday, July 1, 2022
Georgetown Fairgrounds

Monday, July 18-Sunday, July 24, 2022
Iroquois County Fairgrounds

Dog Show: Saturday, June 25, Dog Training Club of Champaign Urbana
Clothing Show: Wednesday, June 29, Champaign County Extension Office
General Projects: Tuesday, July 19 & Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Horse Show: Friday, July 22 at 9 a.m.
Livestock: Thursday, July 28
Champaign County Fairgrounds

2022 – Livestock Birth, Ownership and Tattoo Dates for Illinois State Fair Junior Show

For complete Rules, Regulations, and nomination forms for Premiere Shows, please refer to the information from Dan Jennings.



  • Calved on or after January 1, 2021
  • Owned & personally cared for by exhibitor since – February 1, 2022
  • Weighed, Tattooed & Tagged –
    • On or between the last Saturday in January (January 29, 2022) and February 27, 2022.
    • In addition to tattooing, steers that will be going to state fair are to be tagged with the electronic ID tags. Information forthcoming from Dan Jennings regarding obtaining the tags. Each tag should be recorded to the nomination sheet. All paperwork should be sent to Dan Jennings.

BARROWS: Regular Barrows

  • Farrowed on or after January 1, 2022 and must be the property of the exhibitor by June 1, 2022.
  • No weighing and tattooing required but must submit ear notches when making entry for ISF

BARROWS: Premiere Barrows (carcass class)

  • Farrowed on or after February 10, 2022 and must have been the property of the exhibitor by June 1, 2022
  • Weighed and Tattooed with Box A tattoo from February 10 to April 15, 2022
  • Tattooed within 35 days of birth and not weigh more than 1.0 lbs/day of age
  • Junior exhibitors can purchase pre-nominated barrows