Our Livestock Show Schedule is planned as follows:

Goat & Sheep :
7 am         Goat/Sheep Check-In
8:30 am    Goat judging – beef/swine show ring

Beef, Bucket Calf & Dairy Cattle:
7 – 9 am    Beef Weigh-In (must be on the fairgrounds by 8 am)
11 am        Beef judging, begins at 11 am at the earliest or following the Goat & Sheep show. Order as follows:
Heifer judging – beef/swine show ring
Bucket Calf judging – beef/swine show ring
Dairy Cattle judging – beef/swine show ring
Steer judging – beef/swine show ring
5 pm         Master Showmanship

Public Viewing will be done via video and pictures shared through our social media pages. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram @4H_HKMW, and Snapchat @4H_HKMW.

In order to exhibit a member must have:
Attended 4 Primary Club Meetings
Done a Talk or Demonstration
Complete QAEC and/or YQCA (depending on species shown) by May 1
Registered in FairEntry by June 7
FairEntry Instructions - under "Fairs and Shows"


*All 4-H shows are subject to change.
*University of Illinois Extension requests that current guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, and campus be followed to protect the health of our 4-H community.
- Fully vaccinated people (14 days after final dose) are not required to wear face coverings.
- Face covering for youth under 12 and people who are not fully vaccinated will be required indoors. Masks may be removed outdoors only when it is possible to maintain social distance of at least 6 feet.
*Our 4-H shows will be livestreamed for those that are unable to attend in person. Signs will be posted around the show barns for those that attend that wish to not be viewed on video. Video quality and availability will be determined by internet connection and staff availability.

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