McHenry County 4-H Show Information

Show Dates 2022

Fair Dates: Dates subject to change

July 12-13: Archery -Demonstration Judging

July 14: Air Rifle -Demonstration Judging

July 15: Dog Fun show

July 30: 4-H Dog show

July 21: General Project Judging - Computer Technologies, Robotics, Video - Extension Office

July 22 AM: General Project Judging - Sewing,Shopping, Interior Design, Photography, Individual & Group Cloverbud Projects - Bldg D

July 22 AM: General Project Judging - Visual Arts - 4-H Bldg

July 22 PM: General Project Judging - Animal/Vet Science, Cat & Small Pet show Civic Engagement & Service Learning, College & Career Readiness, Communications, Consumer Education, Leadership, Child Development, Family Heritage, Health, Intercultural, Theatre arts - 4-H Bldg

July 23 AM: General Project Judging - ALL Natural Res. & Environment Projects, Shooting Sports displays, ALL Engineering & Technologies: Aerospace, Woodworking, Tractor, Small Engines, Bicycle, Electricity, Welding, Maker - 4-H Bldg

July 24: Rabbit Show

Aug 1 AM: General Project Judging - Food & Nutrition: Cooking, Food Science, Sports Nutrition; Horticulture & Floriculture; Crops, Plants & Soils; Exploratory, Collections, County projects: Lego, model, reading, sports, conservation/environment

Aug 1: Livestock check-in begins

Aug 2-7 – McHenry County Fair

Aug 2: Poultry, Swine Carcass Class

Aug 3: Dairy, Sheep, Goat

Aug 4: Beef, Swine

Aug 4: 4-H Night

Aug 5: Horse show

Aug 6: Livestock Auction

Aug 7: Master Showman Competition

State Fair County Date: TBD - See IL state website for more information

4-H Show Resources



    Judges Resources:


    General Project Information


    Cloverbud Resources:



    Livestock Show Information

    • Illinois 4-H Livestock Issues: State and Federal laws dictate the production and exhibition of livestock. Know what's required of you as an Illinois 4-H livestock producer and exhibitor.
    •  4-H LIVESTOCK AUCTION: For questions, please contact the Livestock Committee.


    Horse Show Information

    Dog Show Information

    Livestock Information