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2021 4-H Show Schedule at the Mercer County Fair

Monday, July 12
8:30 a.m. - Noon - General Projects Conference Judging
1 - 2 p.m. Public Viewing of General Projects, Merchant's Building

Tuesday, July 13
8:30 a.m. Poultry Show, Swine Barn
10:00 a.m. Rabbit Show, Show Ring
1-3 p.m. Beef Check-in & Weigh-in
2:30- 3 p.m. Sheep Check-in & Weigh-in
4 p.m. Sheep Show, Sheep Barn

Wednesday, July 14
8 a.m. Dog Obedience & Showmanship,Pavilion east of Secretary’s office
9 a.m. Beef Show, Show Ring
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Swine Check-in & Weigh-in

Thursday, July 15
8 a.m. Goat Check-in & Weigh-in
9 a.m. Goat Show, Goat Barn
9 a.m. Swine Show, Swine Barn
4 p.m. Jr. and Sr. Master Showmanship Contest

Friday, July 16
9 a.m. Dairy Show
3 p.m. Set-up and assemble plaques for the Youth Auction
6 p.m. Mercer County Youth Livestock Auction

Other 4-H Exhibit Opportunities  Sunday, July 18
8 – 8:30 a.m. Mercer County 4-H Horse Show Check-in
9 a.m. Horse Show, 4K Arena, 2492 75th Ave. Viola IL


What's it like in 4-H?

In 4-H, you’re part of a family working together. At club meetings, you’ll learn how to get along with others as you build your skills and help your community. In 4-H, you’ll meet adults who care about you and want to help you succeed. 4-H matches you with mentors who will coach you in areas like problem solving, communicating, and teamwork. 4-H introduces you to potential careers and then gives you the training to get the career you want.

Local Mercer County 4-H Clubs

Interested in joining 4-H? Just fill out this online 4-H interest form and we'll get back to you!
Click  on this link to  view the 4-H Clubs you can join in Mercer County.

Mercer County 4-H newsletters

Below are links to the 4-H Insight monthly newsletter - keeping our members, leaders and families up to date on the news, events, activities, deadlines and opportunities happening each month!

2021 Newsletters

July 2021 Newsletter

June 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

April 2021 Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter

February 2021 Newsletter

January 2021 Newsletter