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2009 COWLEY COUNTY FAIR 4-H AND YOUTH DEPARTMENT SCHEDULE Friday, July 10 Tuesday, July 21 9:00 am 7:00 pm Saturday, July 25 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 28 8:00 am Thursday, July 30 5:00 pm 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

8:30 p.m. Friday, July 31 7:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

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2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 11:00 p.m.

Pre-entry deadline for all 4-H and FFA entries Fashion Revue and Clothing Construction Judging, First Baptist Church, Winfield Public Fashion Revue and Awards First Baptist Church, Winfield 4-H Horse Show Judging, Maverick Arena, Ark City Set up & clean up for 4-H and Open Class, Fairgrounds All livestock entries must be on grounds and checked in by 5:00 pm. NO EXCEPTIONS 4-H/FFA Swine weighed 4-H/FFA Market Steers weighed and checked-in 4-H/FFA Sheep, Goats etc. weighed and checked-in. Check in 4-H/Youth exhibits, 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4 4-H/Youth sign up for conference judging Participation cards are turned in to 4-H Fair Office. Livestock exhibitors meetings, show arena 4-H/FFA Swine judging - show arena 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4 - open 4-H Poultry & Pigeon judging, Barn 8 4-H Foods check in; conference judging of Foods, and Food preservation, 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4 4-H conference judging - booths/banners, notebooks, project displays, 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4 4-H Conference judging - crops, horticulture, floriculture, terrariums and forestry, 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4 4-H Conference Judging – Entomology/Geology, Electricity, Woodworking, Space Tech, Barn 4. Robotics demonstration 4-H conference judging - Photography, 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4 4-H/FFA Goat Judging – Show Arena 4-H Food Auction, 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4 4-H/FFA Sheep Judging, Show Arena 4-H Rabbit judging 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4- close

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Saturday, August 1 8:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 11:00 p.m. Sunday, August 2 7:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m. Monday, August 3 8:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 11:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 4 7:30 a.m.

4-H Dog Show, Picnic Area 4-H/FFA Beef Judging, Show Arena 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4- open 4-H conference judging – Visual Arts, 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4 4-H conference Judging, Fiber Arts, 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4 4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Judging - show arena Conference Judging of Agricultural Mechanics Projects. Conference Judging of Clover Buds Projects, meet in Barn 4. Market Livestock "INTENT TO SELL" CARDS DUE TO SUPERINTENDENT Superintendents meet to assemble livestock sale order, Extension Office 4-H Bucket Calf Judging - Show arena 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4- Close Cowley County Farm Bureau Chris Cakes Breakfast for 4-H/FFA exhibitors and families at the 4-H Foodstand. 4-H Sunday at Fairgrounds (ALL LIVESTOCK ACTIVITIES STOP)- Show arena 4-H Exhibit building, Barn 4 - Open Barnyard Olympics, Show Arena Round-Robin Showmanship - show arena 4-H Exhibit Building, Barn 4 - close Registration for 4-H Livestock Judging Contest, Show arena 4-H Exhibit Building Barn 4- open 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Contest - show arena 4-H/FFA members set up for livestock sale - Show Arena 4-H/FFA members set up for buyer's BBQ Bar-B-Q for 4-H/FFA livestock buyers 4-H/FFA Market Livestock Sale - show arena 4-H Exhibit Building Barn 4- close All livestock exhibits released, * must check out with superintendent All other 4-H/Youth exhibits released and cleanup

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4-H AND YOUTH DEPARTMENT GENERAL RULES READ ALL RULES BEFORE MAKING ENTRY 1. Exhibitors must be bonafide members of FFA, 4-H Clubs or other youth organizations in the county. All youth participants must be at least seven years of age during the current year. Participants must have reached their seventh birthday before the ownership requirements of livestock projects. Exhibitors should not have reached 19 before January 1 of the current year to be eligible to participate. Exception: Cloverbuds, ages 5-6. 2. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 3. All livestock entries must be on grounds and in place by 5pm Thursday. Steers will weigh from 2-4 pm at the Cowley County Fairgrounds. Sheep and Goats will weigh from 2-4 at the Fairgrounds. Swine will still weigh from 2-5 pm. 4. Non -Livestock Entries must be checked-in and in place by 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, unless specified otherwise. Exhibits received after 8:00 p.m. Thursday will not be accepted. 5. An exhibitor may not make more than two exhibits in any livestock breed lot or more than one in any home economics or agriculture lot, unless specified otherwise. 6. All exhibits will be placed by the judges into the purple ribbon, blue ribbon, red ribbon and white ribbon groups. Exhibits which for some reason are disqualified (oversized, overweight, displayed wrong, etc.) will receive a participation ribbon but will not be judged. 7. Members can exhibit only in the classes or projects they are enrolled in. 8. Every exhibit entered in competition for prizes must be produced by the Exhibitor. 9. Champions and Reserve Champions will be awarded only to purple ribbon quality exhibits in each class in Barn 4. Livestock awards will be Blue Ribbon quality. 10. The divisions displayed in Barn 4 (except booths and banners) are to award Champion and Reserve Champion ribbons in junior, intermediate and senior age divisions, unless otherwise specified. Age divisions shall be: Junior: 7-9 years of age; Intermediate: 10-13 years of age; and Senior: 14 and over as of January 1 of current year. 11. A Fair Participation card must be completed and turned into the 4-H Fair Office by 8:00 p.m. on Thursday. 12. Pre-printed Entry cards will be available at check-in and must be attached to the exhibit at that time. Superintendents will have pre-printed entry cards. An entry card must be completed for each exhibit and attached directly to the article. The usual clothing, food, and entomology labels are required also. 13. All exhibits must be the result of the current year's project work. 14. All exhibits are entered at the individual’s risk. The Fair Board or County Extension Office will not be responsible for damage, loss or theft of exhibits. 3


15. EXHIBIT QUALIFICATION FOR KANSAS STATE FAIR. Only superior purple award exhibits (blue award in livestock divisions) are eligible for further competition at the Kansas State Fair unless specified otherwise. Participants must have competed at the Cowley County Fair within the respective division to be eligible to compete at the Kansas State Fair. Age qualification for State Fair participation: 4-H members must be at least 9 and not have turned 19 before January 1st of the current 4-H year. 16. Exhibitors should sign up for conference judging by 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 30 in Barn 4. 17. Non-Livestock Champions and Reserve Champions will be chosen only from purple ribbon exhibits. Non-livestock Exhibits will be released from 7:308:30 A.M. on Tuesday, unless otherwise specified. If an exhibitor cannot be present, please make arrangements for another club member to pick up the exhibit. The fair association or superintendents will not be responsible for exhibits left. 18. Any exhibitor who is found to have tampered with or entered any exhibit that is not eligible or does not abide by the fair rules, will forfeit any awards. 19. All livestock and large items going to State Fair will be the responsibility of the individual. 20. An exhibit made in school or during the course of a class may be exhibited only if the 4-Her is enrolled in that project area. 21. Grievance Procedure: Any issues or concerns shall first be taken to the superintendent in a timely manner. If no agreement is reached, it can be submitted but must be in writing to the 4-H Fair Office in a timely manner and a three-person grievance committee will review the issue or concern. The committee will meet and hear both sides of the grievance and make a final decision. The grievance committee will consist of 3 members of the Cowley County Extension Council Executive Board. 22. Beginning with the 2008 Cowley County Fair, for the safety of fair exhibitors, livestock and fair attendees, the Cowley County Fair Association has adopted the NEC Code of 2002. Therefore, all electrical equipment must have a cord with a three wire ground or be double insulated.

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RULES FOR FAIR CLEAN-UP Tuesday, August 4, 2009 1. Each livestock exhibitor must clean-up their exhibit area or areas by 8:30 a.m. or within 2 hours after the loading of the animal. 2. All equipment used for livestock sale and picnic tables shall be put in storage. 3. All sand shall be removed from buildings and placed in manure pits. 4. All outside livestock tie-up areas (4-H campgrounds and dance floor area) shall be cleaned to a sanitary condition. 5. All trash shall be picked up around all barns, in 4-H campgrounds, 4-H livestock trailer area and sale picnic area. 6. All equipment used for livestock shall be returned to storage areas (sheep, hog, and goat pens, poultry cages, rabbit cages & stands). 7. All barn floors shall be rinsed. 8. Swine exhibitors are responsible for returning all borrowed panels. 9. Wash racks shall be cleaned to sanitary conditions. 10. Animal exhibitors who fail to clean their area will be suspended from exhibiting an animal in that area the next year. 11. Cleaning the roof under the grandstand is NOT 4-H responsibility. 12. Exhibit display items in Barn 4 shall be returned to storage. Barn 4 shall be swept.

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STATE OF KANSAS

KANSAS ANIMAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT George Teagarden, Livestock Commissioner 708 SW Jackson, Topeka Kansas 66603-3714 Phone 785/296-2326 FAX 785/296-1765 e-mail gteagarden@kahd.ks.gov 2009 REQUIREMENTS FOR KANSAS COUNTY FAIRS KANSAS LIVESTOCK

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS All animals are subject to examination by the exhibition staff or their representatives, and shall be free of clinical signs of infectious or contagious disease. Health certificates and additional requirements shall be a county option. CATTLE AND BISON The Kansas Animal Health Department (KAHD) requires no test on cattle and bison of Kansas origin. Cattle determined by exhibition staff to have lesions of ringworm, warts or infested with mange will not be permitted to exhibit. SWINE Swine originating in Kansas must meet the general requirements. Kansas has obtained Stage V status in the National Pseudorabies Program and the state is classified free of swine brucellosis. A negative pseudorabies and brucellosis test are not required for Kansas origin swine. SHEEP In addition to the general requirements sheep shall: Be free of any signs of "sore mouth". Be free of signs of active fungal (ringworm) infection, including club lamb fungus. All sexually intact (ewes & rams) and wethers must be identified with an official USDA premise ID tag. Lambs, under 8 weeks of age, accompanying their dams are exempt from tagging requirements. GOATS Goats shall meet the general requirements. Goats determined by exhibition staff to have sore mouth, lesions of ringworm, warts or infested with mange will not be permitted to exhibit. All sexually intact (does & bucks) and wethers must be identified with a registered tattoo or an official USDA premise ID tag. Kids, under 8 weeks of age, accompanying their dams, are exempt from identification requirements. HORSES Horses shall meet the general requirements. A negative coggins test within 12 months for equine infectious anemia should be considered but it is not required. Counties may want to consider requiring vaccination for West Nile Virus (not mandated by state). 6


POULTRY All poultry, except waterfowl, must show proof that they are pullorum – typhoid clean by one of the following methods. Originate from a U.S. Pullorum – Typhoid clean flock as evidenced by an official VS Form 9-3, certifying all birds in the flock over 4 months of age have had a negative test for pullorum – typhoid within the past year. Present evidence that the entries were purchased from a U.S. Pullorum – Typhoid clean source and have been the only poultry on the premises. Present an official VS 9-2 Form, signed by an official testing agent showing the entries have had a negative pullorum – typhoid test within the proceeding 90 days. If an official tester is on site at the county fair, entries may be tested at the time of entry. A VS 9-2 Form must be completed for each entry. If any birds in an entry test positive for pullorum – typhoid, the entire entry as well as all other birds from the same premises will be refused.

LIVESTOCK ORIGINATING FROM OTHER STATES GENERAL REQUIREMENTS All animals (cattle, bison, sheep, swine, goats and horses), shall be free of clinical signs of infectious or contagious disease and must be accompanied by a health certificate issued within 30 days of exhibit. This must be available, upon request, to the exhibition staff. All animals, except steers and spayed heifers, must be individually identified by official breed registration tattoo or tag, USDA metal ear tag, or breed association ear notch for swine. Animals with lesions of ringworm, warts or infested with mange as determined by exhibition staff will not be permitted to exhibit. All required blood tests must be conducted by a state-approved laboratory. TB testing must be conducted by a veterinarian who is licensed and accredited in the state of origin.. All animals are subject to examination by the exhibition staff or their representatives. CATTLE AND BISON In addition to the general requirements, cattle and bison, except steers and spayed heifers, originating from other states and of test eligible age (females, 18 months of age or older - bulls, 12 months of age or older, and all springer heifers (expected to calf within 2 weeks), must meet one of the following requirements: Originate from a "brucellosis-free" state. Originate in and constitute part of a certified brucellosis-free herd. Herd certification number must be entered on the health certificate. Present evidence on the health certificate that the animal has been tested negative for brucellosis by an approved state/federal laboratory within 7


30 days of the exhibition date. Beef cattle and bison, except steers, not originating from a tuberculosis-free state shall be tested negative for tuberculosis within 90 days prior to the exhibition date. All dairy cattle, used for breeding, 6 months of age and older, originating outside of Kansas, must be tested negative for tuberculosis within 90 days of the county fair. SWINE In addition to the general requirements, swine originating from other states must meet one of the following requirements: Originate from a qualified pseudorabies-free/validated brucellosisfree herd. The current qualified/validated number must appear on the health certificate. (Hogs from monitored pseudorabies herds do not qualify under this requirement.) Originate from a state of Stage IV or V status in the National Pseudorabies Program. Originate from a Swine Brucellosis free state Any swine not originating from Stage IV or Stage V Nation Pseudorabies Program states, and any swine not originating from swine brucellosis free states, must show evidence on the health certificate that swine have been tested negative for pseudorabies (by serum neutralization) and brucellosis within 30 days prior to entry into Kansas and that the herd of origin has had no positive cases of pseudorabies within the previous 12 months. NOTE: SWINE VACCINATED FOR PSEUDORABIES SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED INTO KANSAS FOR EXHIBITION OR ANY OTHER PURPOSE. SHEEP Sheep originating from other states must meet the general requirements. Be free of any signs of “sore mouth�. Be free of signs of active fungal (ringworm) infection, including club lamb fungus. All sexually intact (ewes & rams) and wethers must be identified with an official USDA premise ID tag. Lambs, under 8 weeks of age, accompanying their dams, are exempt from identification requirements. GOATS Goats originating from other states must meet the general requirements. All sexually intact (does & rams) and wethers must be identified with a registered tattoo or an official USDA premise ID tag. Kids, under 8 weeks of age, accompanying their dams, are exempt from the identification requirements. HORSES In addition to the general requirements, horses originating from other states shall show evidence of a negative EIA (Coggins) test conducted by a state8


approved laboratory within 12 months prior to entry into Kansas. Foals, six month of age and younger, accompanying their negative testing dams, are exempt from EIA test requirements. A valid “Horse Passport” may be used in lieu of a health certificate. If a passport is used, a negative EIA test within 6 months is required. POULTRY All poultry, except waterfowl, must show proof that they are pullorum – typhoid clean by one of the following methods. Originate from a NPIP certified U.S. Pullorum – Typhoid clean flock as evidenced by an official VS Form 9-3, certifying all adult poultry in the flock have had a negative test for pullorum – typhoid within the past year. (Adult poultry are any turkeys over 12 weeks of age and any other poultry over 16 weeks of age) Be accompanied by an official VS Form 9-3 signed by the official NPIP representative in the state of origin or by a health certificate that has been issued within the previous 90 days. In addition to the VS9-3 or health certificate, out of state poultry must have a "Permit to Ship Poultry or Hatching Eggs" that has been issued by the KAHD within the previous year, or a permit number that has been issued by the KAHD office within the previous 15 days.

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LIVESTOCK DEPARTMENT 1 GENERAL LIVESTOCK RULES 1. Exhibitors must be bonafide members of FFA, FHA, 4-H Clubs or other youth organizations in the county. All youth participants must be at least seven years of age during the current year. Participants must have reached their seventh birthday before the ownership requirements of livestock projects. Exhibitors must not have reached 19 before January 1 of the current year to be eligible to participate. 2. Pre-entry for all exhibits is due in the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m.,Friday, July 10, 2009. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE MADE ON THE OFFICIAL ENTRY FORMS WHICH WILL BE PROVIDED FOR EACH EXHIBITOR AND 4-H CLUB LEADER OR FFA CHAPTER ADVISOR. ENTRIES RECEIVED AFTER 5:00 p.m. FRIDAY, July 10 WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 3. Ear tag numbers listed on the pre-entry form MUST match eartag number at weigh-in. 4. Entries must be made in every lot in which an animal is to be shown as an individual, except in the case of champions. No animal can be entered in more than one individual lot and an exhibitor can show only two animals in any one lot. 5. Exhibits must be in place by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 30th unless specified otherwise. All livestock exhibits will be released at 11:00 p.m. on Monday. Weigh-in for Beef, Swine and Sheep on Thursday will be as follows: Swine: 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Fairgrounds, Swine Barn Sheep: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Fairgrounds, Sheep Barn Beef: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Fairgrounds, Beef Barn All livestock must be on grounds and in place by 5pm Thursday. 6. Exhibitors will be awarded premium money only one time on each animal entered. 7. For all entries in livestock breeding classes, the exhibitor will be required to show the name, date of birth and registry number (if required) of animal when called upon to do so by the judges or superintendents. 8. No animal that is shown in the market class will be eligible to show in the breeding class, or no animal shown in the breeding class will be eligible to show in the market class. 9. Members shall be on hand to exhibit their entries. Failure without just cause (i.e. participation in other 4-H/Youth activities) or due to unforeseen circumstances, will result in exhibitor forfeiting the right to participate in the livestock sale. In case an exhibitor has more than one entry in the same class, another Cowley County 4-H/FFA member may assist the exhibitor. 10. Any person making a false entry or misrepresenting his animal as to age, registration or in any other manner, will forfeit any prize that may have been awarded and will be excluded from all competition.

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11. IN THE LIVESTOCK, RABBIT AND POULTRY DIVISIONS, EACH EXHIBITOR MUST CLEAN, WATER AND FEED THEIR EXHIBITS BY 9:00 A.M. AND LIVESTOCK EXHIBITS SHALL REMAIN IN EXHIBIT AREA UNTIL 10:00 P.M. EACH DAY OF THE FAIR AND KEEP IT IN A SANITARY CONDITION AT ALL TIMES. ANY TYPE OF PHYSICAL ABUSE TO AN ANIMAL OR FAILURE TO KEEP ANIMALS FED, WATERED AND CLEAN WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF PREMIUM MONEY OR IMMEDIATE EXPULSION FROM THE FAIR, DEPENDING ON THE SEVERITY OF THE ABUSE. ANY PERSON WITNESSING AN ABUSE SHOULD NOTIFY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: SUPERINTENDENT, COUNTY AG AGENT, COUNTY 4-H AGENT, OR COWLEY COUNTY FAIR OFFICE. A COMMITTEE OF TWO SUPERINTENDENTS, ONE COUNTY AGENT, AND TWO FAIR BOARD MEMBERS WILL ACT ON THE ALLEGED ABUSE. 12. Fair superintendents reserve the right to combine classes due to insufficient number of entries. 13. All blankets must be removed from livestock during the visiting hours at the fair after animals have been shown. 14. No straw allowed. Sand will be furnished by Fair Association. 15. In cases where special prizes are offered by commercial organizations, individuals or breed associations, it is up to the exhibitor to claim these prizes. The Fair Association will not be responsible for notifying either the exhibitor or the organizations offering the special prizes. 16. The superintendent of each division in the livestock department will assign all space or stalls, and shall have full authority to move or rearrange exhibits when in their judgment it becomes necessary. Exhibitors must have a stall card in place above each pen or stall. 17. Each livestock exhibitor must clean-up their exhibit area(s) by 8:30 A.M. or within two hours of loading of animals on Tuesday. Animal exhibitors who fail to clean their area will be suspended from exhibiting an animal in that area the next year. 18. EXHIBITORS REMOVING ENTRIES PRIOR TO OFFICIAL RELEASE TIME WILL FORFEIT ALL PREMIUM MONEY. 19. All livestock will be groomed and fitted for show by exhibitor. ABSOLUTELY no professional groomers! Parental help should be cleared with superintendents. 20. Market Hogs must weigh 230 to 280 Pounds, Market Lambs must weigh a minimum of 95 Pounds, Meat Goats must weigh a minimum of 50 pounds and Market Steers and Market Heifers must weigh a minimum of 1,050 pounds. 21. There will be no re-weigh for livestock. The first weight will be the official weight. NO EXCEPTIONS! 22. Herdsmanship judging for beef cattle, sheep, swine, goats, bucket calves and dairy cattle will be held on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the fair and will be in accordance with following scorecard:

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Herdsmanship Scorecard A. COOPERATIVE EFFORT.................................. 20 points 1. willingness to cooperate with show management 2. Courtesy and willingness to follow rules 3. General courtesy to the public 4. Neat appearance of exhibits B. ANIMALS............................................. 30 points 1. Animals tied or stalled for best effect 2. Animals kept properly fitted 3. Animals adequately bedded 4. Animals fed and watered regularly C. STALLS AND AISLES.................................. 50 points 1. Aisles kept free and clean for spectators use 2. Exhibit cards neatly displayed 3. Feed kept in feed areas 4. Equipment kept in show boxes 5. Stalls kept clean, neat and dry TOTAL POSSIBLE PER DAY........... 100 points 23. ALL LIVESTOCK WILL BE SUBJECT TO DRUG TESTING. 24. Any drug-related problems involving livestock shall result in the banishment of exhibitor and immediate family from all future Cowley County Fair livestock exhibits and any refusal and/or failure to cooperate with the Cowley County Fair Association during testing will result in disqualification and banishment. 25. Exhibitors who fail to properly feed, water, and/or care for their animals shall forfeit premium money and will not be allowed to exhibit that specie of livestock at the Cowley County Fair the following year. 26. Beginning with the 2008 Cowley County Fair, for the safety of fair exhibitors, livestock, and fair attendees, the Cowley County Fair Association has adopted the NEC Code of 2002. Therefore, all electrical equipment must have a cord with a three wire ground or be double insulated. Fans for livestock must be inspected prior to use at the Cowley County Fair. Box fans do not meet these requirements.

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MARKET LIVESTOCK SALE Monday, August 3, 2009 - 6:30 p.m. Cowley County Fairgrounds 1. The 4-H and FFA Market Livestock Sale will be for Market Beef, Market Pig, Market Lamb, Market Goat and Rabbit Meat Pen only. 2. Animals sold through the sale must be exhibited at the Cowley County Fair. 3. Each 4-H and FFA exhibitor can participate in the Market Sale with one animal or rabbit meat pen only, and must exhibit their own animal in the sale ring. 4. The packer buyers and commission firms will bid for the base price on the market hogs, market lambs, and rabbit meat pens at the start of the sale. ! Only one base bid per species will be sold. All blue, red and white ribbon animals will sell for the same base bid. ! The base bid for market hogs and market lambs will be subject to discounts for weight ranges according to industry standards. Discounts will be announced prior to the sale. ! Market steers will be delivered to a packer to be sold on a grade and yield basis, with each exhibitor receiving the current carcass value of their individual steer. The Market Livestock Sale Committee will announce a base bid on steers prior to the sale to be used only on steers to be delivered to a locker plant for processing as per the buyers instructions. 5. A charge of 5 percent of the total premium value only will be made for all animals. No commission will be charged on the base bid value of the animal. This fee is used to provide a special barbecue honoring buyers and other supporters of the Market Livestock Sale. It also covers advertisements, judges, ribbons, and supplies. 6. All market livestock will be shown and sold based on official weight at fair weigh in. 7. Each exhibitor must complete an "Intent to Sell" card for all market animals. This card must be turned in to the species superintendent by 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2009. There will be a 3% dock of premium money for cards which are turned in late or marked incorrectly. 8. All animals entering the sale ring will be sold and must be delivered to a state inspected locker plant or to the base bid buyer. 9. All animals entered in the sale must be exhibited in the sale ring by the 4-H or FFA member who owns the animal. Steers must be controlled without use of extra ropes or lariats. 10. 4-H and FFA members selling animals through the sale are expected to feed, water and care for them up until the time they are loaded on the truck. 11. To qualify for the auction, market animal's weight must fall within the following ranges: Market steers and heifers must weigh a minimum of 1,050 pounds, market hogs must weigh between 230-280 pounds, market lambs must weigh a minimum of 95 pounds, rabbits shown in a meat pen must weigh between 3-5 pounds each, market goats must weigh a minimum of 50 pounds, with no shrinkage on any animals. 13


12. Extra animals within the weight ranges indicated in rule 11 above may be sold to the base bid buyer if the exhibitor so chooses. Market hogs weighing 220-229 and over 280 pounds may be sold to the base bid buyer subject to current market discounts or may be taken home. Market hogs weighing less than 220 pounds must be taken home. Auction Clerk - Edw. B. Stephenson & Co., CPA

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DEPARTMENT 1 BEEF CATTLE - CLASS A 1. Read General Livestock Rules. ALL beef cattle must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday , July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official 4-H/FFA entry form available from 4-H community leaders, FFA chapter advisors, or the county Extension office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. ALL market steers and market heifers shown at the Cowley County Fair must have been weighed and ear tagged at the official spring weigh-in set by the County Extension Office. The minimum weight for market steers and heifers is 1,050 pounds. 3. All livestock must be on grounds and in place by 5 pm Thursday, July 30, 2009. Market steers and market heifers will weigh in from 2-4 pm at the Cowley County Fairgrounds. 4. Health Requirements: Market steers, market heifers and breeding heifers originating in Kansas do not need health papers. All steers and heifers originating from another state must be accompanied by a health certificate issued within 30 days. All heifers must have proof of calf hood vaccination. Kansas is brucellosis and tuberculosis free; no tests are required. Animals originating from another state must meet one of the requirements listed in the Kansas Animal Health Department Guidelines. 5. When animals are not being fed, watered, or in cases of extreme heat, cattle shall remain at the barns. 6. To be eligible to compete in this division, an exhibitor must own and manage his animals at least 140 days prior to the fair. 7. Registered and commercial heifers will show in separate lots. All registered heifers must have registration or transfer papers in the sole name(s) of the exhibitor and dated no later than July 1 of current year. Heifers may be coowned and co-registered by two or more 4-H/FFA members of the same family. Registration papers are to be presented at check-in time. Other breed heifers for which separate classes are not established that are registered will show in the Registered Other Breeds division. All unregistered heifers will show in the Commercial division. 8. Each 4-H Club/FFA chapter will tie their beef cattle together. Stall assignments will be made by the superintendents. 9. Exhibitors will be limited to a total of TWO breeding animals and TWO market animals. 10. All livestock will be released from the fair from 11 p.m.-midnight on Monday. EXHIBITORS MUST CHECK-OUT WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT MONDAY NIGHT AND SIGN-IN WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON TUESDAY FOR FAIR CLEANUP. 11. Superintendents have the discretion to divide classes as they see fit. 12. The Cowley County Fair Beef Show will be a ‘No Fit’ show. ‘No Fit’ is defined as using no adhesive, glue, paint or powder products. Violation of this rule will lead to total disqualification of a 4-H/FFA member from the show and 15


all premiums forfeited. 13. Champion and Reserve Champion Market Heifers and Market Steers from each lot will compete for Grand Champion Market Beef and Reserve Champion Market Beef. There will be no Grand/Reserve Champion Market Steer and no Grand/Reserve Grand Champion Market Heifer. BEEF SHOWMANSHIP A Showmanship contest for beef exhibitors will be held at the beginning of beef cattle judging. Lots may be combined. No premiums will be awarded. Only SENIOR division champion and reserve champion showman are eligible to compete in the Round Robin Showmanship Contest. *Lot 1 - Senior Showmanship (14 years of age and over). *Lot 2 - Intermediate Showmanship (10-13 years of age). *Lot 3 - Junior Showmanship (7-9 years of age). *Age classifications are as of Jan. 1 of the current year. MARKET STEERS The classification for judging will be based on weight. Animals in each breed division will be divided by weight so as to make uniform lots. Decisions on the division of Lots will be made by the superintendents. Entry should be made by breed only. *Lot 4 - Feeder Cattle (all steers and heifers under 1,050 lbs.) Lot 5 - Angus Steers Lot 6 - Hereford Steers Lot 7 - Shorthorn Steers Lot 8 - Continental Other Purebred Steers (ie., Chianina, Gelbvieh, Limousin, Maine-Anjou) Lot 46 - English other Purebreds(ie, Hereford, Shorthorn) Lot 9 - Crossbred Steers Lot 10 - Dairy Steers *Ineligible for Champion or market livestock sale MARKET HEIFERS The classification for judging will be based on weight. Animals in each breed division will be divided by weight so as to make uniform classes. Decisions on the division of classes will be made by the superintendent. Entry should be made by breed only. Lot 68 - English or other purebred market heifers (ie, Hereford, Shorthorn) Lot 69 - Continental Other Purebred heifers (ie., Chianina, Gelbvieh, Limousin, Maine-Anjou) Lot 70 - Crossbred Heifers

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BREEDING HEIFERS ANGUS All entries are subject to the provisions of a rule of the American Angus Association entitled "Eligibility, Conformation and Structure of animals presented for Exhibition" effective June 16, 1975. Lot 11 - Junior heifer calves, calved after Jan. 1 of the current year, 2009. Lot 12 - Senior heifer calves, calved between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 13 - Summer yearling heifers, calved between May 1 and July 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 14 - Junior yearling heifers, calved between Jan. 1 and April 30 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 15 – Senior Yearling Heifers, calved between August 1 and December 31, 2007. CHIANINA Lot 16 - Junior Heifer Calves, calved after Jan. 1 of the current year, 2009. Lot 17 - Senior Heifer Calves, calved between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 18 - Summer Yearling Heifers, calved between May 1 and July 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 19 - Junior Yearling Heifers, calved between Jan. 1 and April 30 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 20 - Senior Yearling Heifers, calved between August 1 and December 31, 2007. HEREFORD Lot 21 - Junior Heifer Calves, calved after Jan. 1 of the current year, 2009. Lot 22 - Senior Heifer Ccalves, calved between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 23 - Summer Yearling Heifers, calved between May 1 and July 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 24 - Junior Yearling Heifers, calved between Jan. 1 and April 30 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 25 - Senior Yearling Heifers, calved between August 1 and December 31, 2007. LIMOUSIN Lot 26 - Junior Heifer calves, calved after Jan. 1 of the current year, 2009. Lot 27 - Senior Heifer Calves, calved between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31 of the previous year, 2008 Lot 28 - Summer Yearling Heifers, calved between May 1 and July 31 of the previous year, 2008 Lot 29 - Junior Yearling Heifers, calved between Jan. 1 and April 30 of the previous year, 2008 Lot 30 - Senior Yearling Heifers, calved between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31, 2007.

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SIMMENTAL Lot 31 – Junior Heifer Calves, calved after Jan. 1 of the current year, 2009 Lot 32 – Senior Heifer Calves, calved between Aug 1 and Dec 31 of previous year, 2008. Lot 33 - Summer Yearling Heifers, calved between May 1 and July 31 of the previous year, 2008 Lot 34 - Junior Yearling Heifers, calved between Jan. 1 and April 30 of the previous year, 2008 Lot 35 - Senior Yearling Heifers, calved between August 1 and December 31, 2007. SHORTHORN Lot 36 - Junior Heifer Calves, calved after Jan. 1 of the current year, 2009. Lot 37 - Senior Heifer Calves, calved between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 38 - Summer Yearling Heifers, calved between May 1 and July 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 39 - Junior Yearling Heifers, calved between Jan. 1 and April 30 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 40 - Senior Yearling Heifers, calved between August 1 and December 31, 2007. REGISTERED OTHER BREEDS Lot 41 - Junior Heifer Calves, calved after Jan. 1 of the current year, 2009. Lot 42 - Senior Heifer Calves, calved between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 43- Summer Yearling Heifers, calved between May 1 and July 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 44 - Junior Yearling Heifers, calved between Jan. 1 and April 30 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 45 - Yearling Heifers, calved between August 1 and December 31, 2007. COMMERCIAL Lot 46 - Junior Heifer Calves, calved after Jan. 1 of the current year, 2009. Lot 47 - Senior Heifer Calves, calved between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 48 - Summer Yearling Heifers, calved between May 1 and July 31 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 49 - Junior Yearling Heifers, calved between Jan. 1 and April 30 of the previous year, 2008. Lot 50 - Senior Yearling Heifers, calved between August 1 and December 31, 2007. GROUP EXHIBIT Lot 51 - Group of Five Beef Cattle. Must be owned by 3 different individuals belonging to the same club or chapter. Any club or chapter may enter as many groups as possible, but cannot collect more than two cash awards. 1st-$15; 2nd$12; 3rd-$10; 4th-$7.50; 5th-$5; 6th-$2.50.

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BEEF PREMIUMS Grand Champion Reserve Grand Champion Breed Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon Ribbon $5.00 $3.00 $2.00

BEEF HERDSMANSHIP AWARDS Herdsmanship will be judged at an unannounced time on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the fair. Club beef exhibits will be scored according to the scorecard listed under general livestock rule #22. Scores will be posted following judging and a daily club winner (based on total points) will be selected to hang the herdsmanship banner for that day. At the conclusion of the fair, all daily scores will be totaled and cash awards will be presented to the top three clubs/chapters as follows: 1st-$25, 2nd-$15, 3rd-$10 BEEF SPECIAL AWARDS Special Awards will be presented to the Grand Champion and the Reserve Grand Champion Market Beef, and the Supreme Champion and the Reserve Supreme Champion Heifer. MARKET BEEF RATE OF GAIN CONTEST Guidelines are as follows: 1. 4-H/FFA market steers must have been weighed on March 1, 2009 at the Winfield Livestock Auction (beginning weight). 2. 4-H/FFA market steers must weigh on July 30, 2009 at the Cowley County Fairgrounds (ending weight) and must be exhibited at the 2009 Cowley County Fair. 3. Rate of gain will be calculated on all steers which meet criteria 1 - 2 as follows: Average Daily Gain (ADG) = Ending weight - Beginning weight/150 days (March 1-July 30). 4. 4-H/FFA market steers which meet requirements 1 - 3 will be ranked (highest to lowest) according to ADG. Special awards will be presented.

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DEPARTMENT 1 BUCKET CALF - CLASS B 1. Read general livestock rules. All bucket calves must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official 4-H/FFA entry form available from 4-H community club leaders or the county Extension Office. Entries received after 5:00 pm, Friday July 10 will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Exhibitor must be 13 years old or younger (as of January 1 of the current year). 3. The orphaned or newborn calf may be male or female. It may be beef, dairy or cross. 4. The calf must be fed on bucket or bottle. 5. Conference judging will be used. It will be based on: - what the 4-H'er learned about caring for and raising of the calf. - the general health of the calf and the knowledge of the 4-H'er in health related areas. - cleanliness - what the 4-H'er has learned about fitting and showing. 6. The calf should not be clipped. 7. Calves are shown on a halter. 8. Bucket calf exhibitors are not eligible for Grand Champion Showman. 9. Classes will be divided at the discretion of the superintendents. 10. Bucket calves are to be at least 60 days of age to be shown. 11. All bucket calves are to be properly identified with the official Kansas 4-H ear tag. 12. All livestock will be released from the fair from 11 p.m. - midnight on Monday, August 3. EXHIBITORS MUST CHECK-OUT WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT MONDAY NIGHT AND SIGN-IN WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON TUESDAY FOR FAIR CLEANUP. Lot 70 - Bucket calf born January 1 to May 31 of current year. BUCKET CALF PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $3.00 $2.00 $1.00

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BUCKET CALF HERDSMANSHIP AWARDS Herdsmanship will be judged at an unannounced time on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of the fair. Club bucket calf exhibits will be scored according to the scorecard listed under general livestock rule #22. Scores will be posted following judging and a daily club winner (based on total points) will be selected to hang the herdsmanship banner for that day. At the conclusion of the fair, all daily scores will be totaled and cash awards will be presented to the top three clubs/chapters as follows: 1st-$25, 2nd-$15, 3rd-$10 BUCKET CALF SPECIAL AWARDS The Farm Bureau will give: Champion Bucket Calf Reserve Champion

$8.00 $7.00

BUCKET CALF AWARD PLAQUES Champion and Reserve Champions will receive plaques.

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DEPARTMENT 1 SWINE -CLASS C 1. Read General Livestock Rules. ALL swine must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official 4-H/FFA entry form available from 4-H community club leaders, FFA chapter advisors, or the county Extension office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. All 4-H/FFA members who intend to exhibit and sell swine at the county fair must have completed Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Training sponsored by the Extension Office. Project members who must complete the PQA training in 2009 were notified by the county Extension Office of the date, time and location of the training sessions. Project members who did not attend PQA training will forfeit the opportunity to participate in the market livestock sale. 3. ALL market swine must be properly identified with the official Kansas 4-H ear tag at Tag Day. Weight range for market hogs is 230-280 pounds. 4. Exhibitors will be limited to a total of THREE swine entries ( 2 market, 1 breeding, or 1 market and 2 breeding). Each animal can only be shown in one class. Breeding Gilts will not be allowed to show as Market Swine, Market Swine will not be allowed to show as Breeding Gilts. 5. Health Requirements: All swine originating in Kansas will not be required to have a health certificate. ALL swine originating form another state must be accompanied by an official health certificate issued within 30 days of exhibiting at the Cowley County Fair. Swine from another state must meet the guidelines from the Kansas Animal Health Department. Please refer to Kansas Animals Health Department guidelines. A blood test for pseudorabies is not required for hogs originating in Kansas. 6. Swine must be on the grounds, checked-in by 5:00 p.m., Thursday. Swine weigh-in will be from 2pm to 6pm on Thursday. Exhibitors may bring hogs to the fairgrounds beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, but may not weigh-in animals until 2 pm. 7. Pigs farrowed before January 1, 2009 are not eligible to compete. 8. Swine must be owned and managed by the exhibitor at least 80 days prior to the fair. 9. Pens will be assigned by the superintendents. Only material provided by the Fair Association (sand) is to be used for bedding. 10. Market swine will be divided into classes by breed and weight. All market swine will show in breed entered, with the superintendent(s) having the right to reclassify in extreme cases. 11. Breeding gilts will be divided into classes by breed. All swine will show in breed entered, with superintendent(s) having the right to reclassify in extreme cases. 12. A minimum of five (5) animals must be entered to form a breed class. Fewer than five animals will be entered in Class 61-Other Purebred. If fewer than 5 entered in purebred class animals will be entered in crossbred class. 22


13. The Market Swine Show will be terminal. All market swine will be sold through the premium sale or at base bid and must be slaughtered. 14. Superintendents have final classification on lots i.e. number in lot and size of lot. 15. All livestock will be released from the fair from 11 p.m. - midnight on Monday. EXHIBITORS MUST CHECK-OUT WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT MONDAY NIGHT AND SIGN-IN WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON TUESDAY FOR FAIR CLEANUP. SWINE SHOWMANSHIP A showmanship contest for swine exhibitors will be held at the beginning of swine judging. Classes may be combined. No premiums will be awarded. Only SENIOR division champion and reserve champion showman are eligible to compete in the Round Robin Showmanship Contest. Depending on the number of participants, swine showmanship classes may be further subdivided at the superintendents discretion. *Lot 50 - Senior Showmanship (14 years of age and over). *Lot 51 - Intermediate Showmanship (10-13 years of age). *Lot 52 - Junior Showmanship (7-9 years of age). *Age classifications are as of January 1 of current year. MARKET HOGS Lot 55 - Berkshire Lot 56 - Duroc Lot 57 - Hampshire Lot 58 - Chester White Lot 59 - Spots and Poland Lot 60 - Yorkshire Lot 61 - Other Purebred Lot 62 - Crossbred *Lot 63 - Feeder pigs (all pigs under 230 pounds) *Lot 64 - Overweight Pigs (all pigs over 275 pounds) BREEDING GILTS Lot 65 – Berkshire Lot 66 – Duroc Lot 67 – Hampshire Lot 68 – Chester White Lot 69 – Spots and Poland China Lot 70 – Yorkshire Lot 71 – Other Purebred Lot 72 – Crossbred *Ineligible for Champion or market livestock sale

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SWINE PREMIUMS Grand Champion Ribbon Reserve Grand Champion Ribbon Breed Champion Ribbon Blue $4.00 Red $2.50 White $1.00 SWINE HERDSMANSHIP AWARDS Herdsmanship will be judged at an unannounced time on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of the fair. Club swine exhibits will be scored according to the scorecard listed under general livestock rule #21. Scores will be posted following judging and a daily club winner (based on total points) will be selected to hang the herdsmanship banner for that day. At the conclusion of the fair, all daily scores will be totaled and cash awards will be presented to the top three clubs/chapters as follows: 1st-$25, 2nd-$15, 3rd-$10 SWINE SPECIAL AWARDS Awards will be presented to the Grand Champion Market Hog and the Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog.

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DEPARTMENT 1 SHEEP - CLASS D 1. Read General Livestock Rules. All sheep must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official 4-h/FFA entry form available from 4-H community leaders, FFA chapter advisors, or the county Extension Office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. ALL market lambs must be properly identified with the Official Kansas 4-H ear tag at Tag Day. Market lambs may be either wethers or ewes. Minimum weight for market lambs is 95 pounds. All sheep must have a Scrapies tag, including wethers. 3. Health Requirements. Health papers WILL NOT be required for sheep originating in Kansas. All sheep originating in another state must be accompanied by a health paper issued within 30 days of exhibiting at the Cowley County Fair. A veterinarian will be present to inspect all sheep for general health and presence of fungal lesions at a designated unloading area before entering the sheep barn. SHEEP WHICH DO NOT MEET GENERAL HEALTH REQUIREMENTS OR ARE FOUND TO BE INFECTED WITH FUNGAL LESIONS, AS DETERMINED BY THE VETERINARIAN, WILL BE SENT HOME AND NOT PERMITTED TO SHOW OR SELL. ANY NONLESIONED SHEEP TRANSPORTED ON THE SAME VEHICLE WITH INFECTED SHEEP WILL ALSO BE SENT HOME. THE DECISION OF THE INSPECTING VETERINARIAN IS FINAL. 4. Sheep will be weighed and checked-in on Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.; sheep will not be permitted to unload before 2:00 pm.; sheep must be in their pens no later than 5 p.m. Thursday. 5. Exhibitors will be limited to a total of two (2) market lambs and two (2) breeding ewes. 6. Market lambs born prior to Jan. 1 of the current year are ineligible to compete. 7. The basis for determining age of breeding sheep is Sept. 1 of the preceding year. 8. Market lambs and breeding ewes must be owned and managed by the exhibitor for at least 80 days prior to the fair. 9. Market lambs will be divided into classes by breed and weight. Breed classification - All market lambs will show in breed entered, with the superintendent having the option to reclassify in extreme cases. 10. A minimum of five (5) market lambs must be entered to form a class. If fewer than five are entered, the lambs will be entered in the crossbred class. 11. At the time of weigh-in and showing, all market lambs must be slick shorn with an even length of wool covering above the hock and knee (head and belly excluded). Wool length shall not exceed .2 inch. Market lambs with excessive or uneven wool will not be weighed in. 12. The use of artificial coloring, except on hooves, is prohibited. 25


13. Exhibitors who abuse an animal will be barred from showing and will forfeit any premium, ribbon or prize won. The word abuse includes: beating, slapping, using an electric prod or forcing a lamb into a solid object in an attempt to make the animal brace more firmly. Bracing a lamb by holding the front feet off the ground also constitutes abuse. 14. Registered and commercial ewes will be shown in separate classes. Registered ewes must have ear tags/tattoos as required by their respective breed associations. Registration papers must be present at check-in time. 15. Registration or transfer papers for ewes in the breeding class must be in the name of the exhibitor. Breeding sheep may be owned and co-registered by the exhibitor and members of the immediate family. The flock tag number must match the number on the registration papers. 16. There will be no wool length requirements on breeding ewes. 17. All livestock will be released from the fair from 11 p.m.-midnight on Monday. EXHIBITORS MUST CHECK-OUT WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON MONDAY NIGHT AND SIGN-IN WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON TUESDAY FOR FAIR CLEANUP. 18. Sheep shall not be fed in pens: they must be fed away from the barn and pens. Do not leave sheep unattended at sheep stands. 19. The first and second place sheep from each breed class will be brought back for selection of the Grand Drive. 20. Open Storage of hay and grain in tack pens will not be permitted. Hay and grain must be kept in a tightly sealed container at all times. SHEEP SHOWMANSHIP A Showmanship contest for sheep exhibitors will be held at the beginning of sheep judging. Classes may be combined. No premiums will be awarded. Only SENIOR division champion and reserve champion showman are eligible to compete in the Round Robin Showmanship Contest. Depending on the number of participants, sheep showmanship classes may be further subdivided at the discretion of the superintendents. *Lot 75 - Senior Showmanship (14 years of age and over) *Lot 76 - Intermediate Showmanship (10-13 years of age) *Lot 77 - Junior Showmanship (7-9 years of age) *Age classifications are as of January 1 of the current year. MARKET LAMBS Lot 80 - Dorset Lot 81 - Hampshire Lot 82 - Suffolk Lot 83 - Crossbred *Lot 84 - Feeder Lambs (all lambs under 95 pounds) Lot 85 – Natural *Ineligible for Champion or market livestock sale

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BREEDING EWES Registered Dorset Lot 86 - Ewe Lamb Lot 87 - Yearling Ewe Registered Hampshire Lot 88 - Ewe Lamb Lot 89 - Yearling Ewe Registered Suffolk Lot 90 - Ewe Lamb Lot 91 - Yearling Ewe Other Registered Breeds Lot 92 - Ewe Lamb Lot 93 - Yearling Ewe Commercial Ewes (purebred or crossbred) Lot 94 - Ewe lambs Lot 95 - Yearling Lambs Lot 100 - Group of Five Sheep. Must be owned by 3 different individuals belonging to the same club or chapter. Any club or chapter may enter as many groups as possible but cannot collect more than two cash awards. 1st-$15; 2nd$12; 3rd-$10; 4th-$7.50; 5th-$5; 6th-$2.50 SHEEP PREMIUMS Grand Champion Reserve Grand Champion Breed Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon Ribbon $4.00 $2.50 $1.00

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DEPARTMENT 1 DAIRY CATTLE - CLASS E 1. Read General Livestock Rules. ALL dairy cattle must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official 4-H/FFA entry form available from 4-H community leaders, FFA chapter advisors, or the county Extension office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. All livestock must be on grounds and in place by 5 pm Thursday, July 30, 2009. 3. Health Requirements - Dairy animals originating in Kansas DO NOT NEED health papers. All animals originating from another state must be accompanied by a health certificate issued within 30 days of being exhibited. Kansas is brucellosis and tuberculosis free; no tests are required. 4. Exhibitor must have owned the dairy animal for 100 days before showing. All registration and transfer papers on purebred animals must be made in the name of the exhibitor and be dated no later than July 1, of the current year. 5. A cow, in order to be eligible to be shown, must have been the property of the exhibitor as a calf, as a yearling, or must have been owned by the exhibitor through at least one complete lactation previous to this show. 6. Animals shown in this division may be either purebred or grade, but exhibitors are strongly urged to show purebred animals. 7. In case the number of entries justify, as determined by the superintendent, the yearling heifer class may be divided into junior and senior heifers, and the cow class into two-year-olds or over. 8. Milking Cow Lots may be brought at 9:00 a.m. day of show and released at 5:00 p.m. day of show. All other dairy cattle entries shall be in place on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. 9. All livestock will be released from the fair from 11 p.m. - midnight on Monday. EXHIBITORS MUST CHECK-OUT WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT MONDAY NIGHT AND SIGN-IN WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON TUESDAY FOR FAIR CLEANUP. Dairy Fitting and Showing A fitting and showing contest for dairy exhibitors will be held at the beginning of dairy judging. Classes may be combined. No premiums will be awarded. Only SENIOR division champion and reserve champion showman are eligible to compete in the Round Robin Showmanship Contest. *Lot 105 - Senior Showmanship (14 year of age and over) *Lot 106 - Intermediate Showmanship (10-13 years of age) *Lot 107 - Junior Showmanship (7-9 years of age) *Age classifications are as of January 1 of the current year.

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Holstein Lot 108 - Junior/Intermediate Heifer Calf, born Dec. 1, 2008 to May 31, 2009 Lot 109 - Summer Yearling Heifer/Senior Heifer Calf, born June 1 to Nov. 30, 2008 Lot 110 - Winter Yearling Heifer/Junior Yearling Heifer, born Dec. 1, 2007 to May 31, 2008 Lot 111 - Senior Yearling Heifer, born Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, 2007 Lot 112 - Two and Three year old cow, born Aug. 31, 2006 to Aug. 31, 2007 Lot 113 - Four and Five year old cow Lot 114 - Dry Cow Jersey Lot 115 - Junior/Intermediate Heifer Calf, born Dec. 1, 2008 to May 31, 2009 Lot 116 - Summer Yearling Heifer/Senior Heifer Calf, born June 1 to Nov. 30, 2008 Lot 117 - Winter Yearling Heifer/Junior Yearling Heifer, born Dec. 1, 2007 to May 31, 2008. Lot 118 - Senior Yearling Heifer, born Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, 2007 Lot 119 - Two and Three year old cow, born Aug. 31, 2006 to Aug. 31, 2007 Lot 120 - Four and Five year old cow Lot 121 - Dry Cow Other Breeds (Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey) Lot 122 - Junior/Intermediate Heifer Calf, born Dec. 1, 2008 to May 31, 2009 Lot 123 - Summer Yearling Heifer/Senior Heifer Calf, born June 1 to Nov. 30, 2008 Lot 124 - Winter Yearling Heifer/Junior Yearling Heifer, born Dec. 1, 2007 to May 31, 2008. Lot 125 - Senior Yearling Heifer, born Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, 2007 Lot 126 - Two and Three year old cow, born Aug. 31, 2006 to Aug. 31, 2007 Lot 127 - Four and Five year old cow Lot 128 - Dry Cow Group Exhibit Lot 130 - Group of Three Dairy Cattle. Must be owned by 3 different individuals belonging to the same club or chapter. Any club or chapter may enter as many groups as possible, but cannot collect more than two cash awards. 1st-$15; 2nd-$12; 3rd-$10; 4th-$7.50; 5th-$5; 6th-$2.50. DAIRY PREMIUMS Grand Champion Reserve Grand Champion Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon Ribbon Ribbon $5.00 $4.00 $3.00

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DAIRY HERDSMANSHIP AWARDS Herdsmanship will be judged at an unannounced time on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of the fair. Club dairy exhibits will be scored according to the scorecard listed under general livestock rule #22. Scores will be posted following judging and a daily club winner (based on total points) will be selected to hang the herdsmanship banner for that day. At the conclusion of the fair, all daily scores will be totaled and cash awards will be presented to the top three clubs/chapters as follows: 1st-$25, 2nd-$15, 3rd-$10.

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DEPARTMENT 1 HORSE - CLASS F Horse Show Saturday, July 25 -- 8:00 a.m. Entry Time Begins – 7:00 a.m.; Books Close at 8:00 a.m. Speed Events only check-in - 12:00 noon Maverick Arena, Arkansas City KS 1. Read general rules. ALL horses must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official 4-H/FFA entry form available from 4-H community leaders, FFA chapter advisors, or the county Extension office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Show regulations, scoring procedures and class requirements will be followed in accordance with the latest edition of the Official Kansas 4-H Horse Show Rule Book (S-37). Copies are available at the County Extension Office. 3. Horse Ownership: Exhibitor or members of their immediate family must have owned the horse prior to May 1 of the current year OR the horse may be leased in accordance with leasing provisions listed in section 1.2 of the 4-H Kansas Horse Show Rule Book. Whether owned or leased, members must have managed the horse at least 75 percent of the time from May 1 through September 30 of the project year. 4. Dress Code: Long pants and a long-sleeved shirt or blouse must be worn. Pants, shirt and blouses may vary in color. Extremes of style and/or color, while permissible, are not representative of western attire and do not allow the exhibitor to be presented in a professional manner. In no instance shall "fancy" attire count over a nice, neat workmanlike appearance. 5. Contestant number to be worn on back of contestant for in-hand classes and on both sides of the saddle pad for riding classes. 6. Each horse to be exhibited at the Cowley County Fair must have an official 4H Horse Identification Certificate on file at the Extension Office by May 1st of the current year. 7. Exhibitors will be limited to 2 horses. 8. A child should not be allowed to show a horse which he/she can not handle. The judge has the right to dismiss an exhibitor due to the lack of control of an animal. Any rider not having sufficient control of his/her mount may be dismissed from the ring and disqualified. 9. Mistreatment of horses will NOT be tolerated. Exhibitors will be disqualified immediately if found mistreating an animal. This rule will be enforced. Decisions by Superintendent/Advisor are final. 10. Timed events will start from standing position in arena. No running exits. Over and under ropes, on or off the saddle horn are not permitted. A rider who chooses to wear a western hat which is lost during the run will be given a twosecond penalty. 11. The judges decision is final in all halter, showmanship and performance classes. 12. No stallions are permitted to be shown. 31


HORSE SHOWMANSHIP This class is judged on the exhibitor’s ability to exhibit his/her animal at halter. Only the exhibitor is to be judged. The horse is merely a prop to demonstrate the exhibitor’s abilities. The judge should consider: A. Ability of the exhibitor to move the animal freely at the walk and trot, to set up and pose the animal, and to show it to the best advantage; B. Condition and cleanliness of hair coat, mane, tail and feet, which should show evidence of regular grooming; C. Neatness of any clipping, trimming, or braiding; and D. Clean, well-fitted tack. Exhibitors may show in either English or Western attire. Conformation of the horse is not scored, however the horse must be serviceably sound. No consideration is given to the horse other than fitting and showing, and apparent manners as affected by previous training. The equipment used by the exhibitor must be appropriate for the style and breed of horse being shown. In English option, English -type halter or bridle may be used. SHOWMANSHIP Only SENIOR division champion and reserve champion showman are eligible to compete in the Round Robin Showmanship Contest. Exhibitors may choose either an English or Western option. *Lot 908 - Senior Showmanship (14 years of age and over) *Lot 909- Intermediate Showmanship (10-13 years of age) *Lot 910 - Junior Showmanship (7-9 years of age) Lot 911- Horseless Horse Showmanship *Age classifications are as of January 1 of the current year. Halter Classes Horses exhibited at halter will enter one of the following two divisions: 1) Stock-Type, includes but not limited to, Appaloosa, Buckskin, Paint, Palomino, Pinto, Quarter Horse; 2) Non-Stock type, includes but not limited to, Arabian, American Saddlebred, Missouri Foxtrotter, Morgan, Tennessee Walking Horse. Lot 900 - Yearling Geldings (Stock and Non-stock) Lot 901 - Yearling Fillies (Stock and Non-stock) Lot 902 - 2-3 Year Old Stock Type Geldings Lot 903 - 2-3 Year Old Stock Type Fillies Lot 904 - 4 & Older Stock Type Geldings Lot 905 - 4 & Older Stock Type Mares Lot 906 - Non-stock and Pony Geldings 2 and Older Lot 907 - Non-stock and Pony Mares 2 & Older

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Performance Classes 1. An exhibitor may use the same horse in performance classes as in halter classes or the exhibitor may use a different horse. 2. No stallions are permitted in performance classes. 3. If an age division in English Pleasure or Western Pleasure has less than three (3) entries, two or more age divisions may be combined at the judge’s discretion. Horses will show together, but exhibitors will be judged within their respective age division. 4. Age divisions for performance classes are as follows: Senior *(14 years of age and over); Intermediate *(10-13 years of age); Junior *(7-9 years of age). *As of Jan. 1 of the current year. 5. Horses shown in “Ranch Horse” classes will not be allowed to show in ‘Open’ classes and vice versa (i.e., a horse shown in Senior Western Pleasure cannot be shown in Ranch Horse Western Pleasure.) “Ranch Horses” shall be working ranch horses that show considerable forward motion, moving out with a natural gait, with a comfortable and natural head set and neck carriage. Excessively slow, low-headed horses will be penalized in Ranch Horse classes. 6. Ranch Horse Trail will consist of a minimum of 6 maximum of 8 obstacles which can be performed at the walk, jog, or lope and may include: walking over a bridge, opening and closing a gate, riding over poles or rails, water hazard, backing through or around an obstacle, roping, dragging, ground tying, carrying an object, mailbox, or rain slicker. All Ranch Trail obstacles must be deemed safe and suitable by the judge. Lot 912 - Non-Stock/Pony Western Pleasure Lot 913 - Walk-Trot Western Pleasure (Exhibitor may not compete in any other Western Pleasure class on the same horse) Lot 914 - Junior Western Pleasure (Exhibitor age 7-9) Lot 915 - Intermediate Western Pleasure (Exhibitor age 10-13) Lot 916 - Senior Western Pleasure (Exhibitor age 14 & over) Lot 917 - Walk/Trot Horsemanship Lot 918 - Leadline (those participating in class 918 are ineligible to compete in any other performance classes. Horse must be lead by another 4-H member or member of the immediate family who is at least 14 years old.) Lot 919: Junior Horsemanship Lot 920: Intermediate Horsemanship Lot 921: Senior Horsemanship Lot 922: Junior Trail Lot 923: Intermediate Trail Lot 924: Senior Trail Lot 925: Junior Reining Lot 926: Intermediate Reining Lot 927: Senior Reining

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Lot 928: Junior English Pleasure Lot 929: Intermediate English Pleasure Lot 930: Senior English Pleasure Lot 931: Junior English Equitation Lot 932: Intermediate English Equitation Lot 933: Senior English Equitation Lot 934: Junior Pole Bending Lot 935: Intermediate Pole Bending Lot 936: Senior Pole Bending Lot 937: Junior Barrel Racing Lot 938: Intermediate Barrel Racing Lot 939: Senior Barrel Racing Lot 940: Ranch Horse Western Pleasure Lot 941: Ranch Horse Trail HIGH POINT AWARD At the conclusion of the horse show, a High Point Award will be presented to an exhibitor in each age division (Jr, Int., Sr). Points will be based on ribbon placings of horse and rider combinations competing in the 6 following classes: Halter; Showmanship; a Horsemanship or Equitation Class; a Western, Ranch, or English Pleasure Class; a Trail class; and one speed event. Walk-Trot and Leadline Classes are not eligible to count toward High Point Award. Points are awarded as follows: Champion and Purple - 4 points; Blue - 3 points; Red 2 points; White - 1 point. Participation in Class 918 does not count toward High Point Award. HORSE PREMIUMS Grand Champion Reserve Grand Champion Blue (Except Classes 900-911) Red (Except Classes 900-911) White (Except Classes 900-911)

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DEPARTMENT 1 GRAND CHAMPION SHOWMAN - CLASS H 1. The Champion and Reserve Champion Showman from the SENIOR divisions in beef cattle, dairy cattle, horse, sheep, meat goats and swine are eligible to compete for Grand Champion Livestock Showman and Reserve Grand Champion Livestock Showman. 2. Participants must show the same animal which qualified them for this event. 3. After an exhibitor is named Champion Senior Showman or Reserve Champion Senior Showman within a division (beef, sheep, meat goats, horse or swine), they may not qualify in any other species for Grand Champion Showman. Exhibitors may show in subsequent showmanship classes, but will be required to compete in the first division in which they qualified for Grand Champion Showman. In the event that one youth wins two species, the next highest showman will be chose to compete in the Round Robin. 4. Participants will draw for the animal they will show in each species except the species being shown when they qualified for Round Robin competition 5. Previous winners of the Grand Champion Showman award at the fair are eligible to compete. Grand Champion Showman Awards Champion Reserve Champion All Other Contestants

$100 Savings Bond $ 75 Savings Bond $ 50 Savings Bond

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DEPARTMENT 1 GOATS - CLASS I 1. Read General Rules. ALL goats must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official 4-H/FFA entry form available from 4-H community club leaders, FFA chapter advisors, or the county Extension office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. All livestock must be on grounds and in place by 5:00 pm Thursday. Goats will weigh from 2-4pm. 3. ALL market goats must be properly identified with the Official Kansas 4-H ear tag at Tag Day. Goats that do not have a registered tattoo must have a scrapies tag. This includes both does and wethers. 4. Health requirements: ALL GOATS MUST GO THROUGH THE VET CHECK BEFORE UNLOADING. All goats originating in Kansas do not need health papers. All goats originating from another state must be accompanied by a health certificate stating that the animals are apparently free of all infections and contagious diseases. GOATS WHICH DO NOT MEET GENERAL HEALTH REQUIREMENTS OR ARE FOUND TO BE INFECTED WITH FUNGAL LESIONS, SORE MOUTH, WARTS, AND MANGE, AS DETERMINED BY THE VETERINARIAN, WILL BE SENT HOME AND NOT PERMITTED TO SHOW OR SELL. ANY NON-LESIONED GOAT TRANSPORTED ON THE SAME VEHICLE WITH INFECTED GOAT WILL ALSO BE SENT HOME. THE DECISION OF THE INSPECTING VETERINARIAN IS FINAL. 5. Registration papers or stamped duplicate registration applications will be required for all animals in the registered and recorded grade lots. Papers must be in the sole name of the exhibitor by June 1 or show ownership by June 1 for grades, except for animals born after June 1 of the current year. 6. Entries will be placed in lots by age with the day of the judging being the base date. 7. Dairy Goat Exhibitors are requested to be neatly and appropriately dressed (preferably in white) when showing animals. 8. Showmanship contest is open to all exhibitors. There will be a separate showmanship category for Dairy and for Meat Goats. Awards based on: (a) appearance of animals and exhibitor, and (b) showing of animals. 9. Each exhibitor is limited to four(4) head for the Cowley County Fair with no more than 2 market goats. 10. Market goat guidelines a) minimum weight of 50 pounds b) must be meat type or meat type cross c) goats must be born after Jan. 1 of the current year d) goats must still have their milk teeth e) may be does or wethers (no Billies) f) Market goats must be shown shorn (no more than 3/8 inch hair) 36


11. Market goats will be permitted to sell in the premium sale. 12. Breeding Meat Doe guidelines a) must be meat type breed (Boer, Spanish, Moyotonic, Nubian, Pygmy, Kiko, San Clemente) b) may be shown with or without horns c) No bucks will be allowed to show. 13. Goats will be judged in the herdsmanship contest. Herdsmanship will be judged at an unannounced time on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the fair. Club goat exhibits will be scored according to the scorecard listed under general livestock rule #22. Scores will be posted following judging and a daily club winner (based on total points) will be selected to hang the herdsmanship banner for that day. At the conclusion of the fair, all daily scores will be totaled and cash awards will be presented to the top three clubs/chapters as follows: 1st$25, 2nd-$15, 3rd-$10. 14. All livestock will be released from the fair from 11 p.m. - midnight on Monday. EXHIBITORS MUST CHECK-OUT WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT MONDAY NIGHT AND SIGN-IN WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON TUESDAY FOR FAIR CLEANUP. 15. No feeding of goats will be allowed in pens. This includes hay and grain. 16. Open storage of hay and grain in tack pens will not be permitted. Hay and grain must be kept in a tightly sealed container at all times. 17. Milking doe lots may be brought by 9:00 am the day of the show and release following the show. All other dairy goat entries shall be in place on Thursday at 5:00pm. Dairy Production Contest Exhibitors must milk their goats at 8:00 p.m., Thursday, and also 8:30 a.m., Friday. Weights of milk will determine winners. Only ribbons will be given. Lot 146 - Production Contest Showmanship Contest A showmanship contest for goat exhibitors will be held at the beginning of goat judging. Classes may be combined. No premium will be awarded. Only SENIOR division champion and reserve champion meat goat showman are eligible to compete in the Round Robin Showmanship Contest. Dairy Goat Showmanship *Lot 147 - Dairy Goat Senior Showmanship(14 & up) *Lot 148 - Dairy Goat Intermediate Showmanship (10-13 years of age) *Lot 149 - Dairy Goat Junior Showmanship (7-9 years of age) Meat Goat Showmanship *Lot 147a - Meat Goat Senior Showmanship(14 & Up) *Lot 148a - Meat Goat Intermediate Showmanship (10-13) *Lot 149a - Meat Goat Junior Showmanship (7-9) * Age classifications are as of January 1 of the current year. 37


REGISTERED BREEDS (all breeds shown together) Lot 150 - Junior doe, birth and under 5 months Lot 151 - Junior doe, 5 months and under 8 months (not in milk and not previously freshened) Lot 152 - Junior doe, 8 months and under 12 months (not in milk and not previously freshened) Lot 153 - Junior doe, 12 months and under 24 months (not in milk and not previously freshened) Lot 154 - Senior doe, up to 24 months (in milk or previously freshened) Lot 155 - Senior doe, 24 months and older (in milk or previously freshened) Lot 156 - Get of Sire Trio GRADES AND RECORDED GRADES (all breeds shown together) Lot 157 - Junior doe, birth and under 5 months Lot 158 - Junior doe, 5 months and under 8 months (not in milk and not previously freshened) Lot 159 - Junior doe, 8 months and under 12 months (not in milk and not previously freshened) Lot 160 - Junior doe, 12 months and under 24 months (not in milk and not previously freshened) Lot 161 - Senior doe, up to 24 months (in milk or previously freshened) Lot 162 - Senior doe, 24 months and older (in milk or previously freshened) Lot 163 - Get of Sire Trio Dairy Goats Only Lot 166 - Mother/Daughter, at least one of the animals must be owned by the exhibitor. Meat Goat Classes Lot 164 - Market Meat Goat Lot 165 - Breeding does (Born September 1, 2008 or later) Lot 167 - Breeding yearlings (Born Sept 1, 2007 to August 31, 2008) GOAT PREMIUMS Grand Champion Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $3.00 $2.00 $1.00

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DEPARTMENT 1 POULTRY & PIGEONS - CLASS J POULTRY 1. Read general rules. ALL poultry and pigeons must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official form available from 4-H community club leaders, FFA chapter advisors, or the county Extension Office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. Bird’s leg band numbers and variety of bird must be indicated on pre-entry form. 2. Judging of Lots 166, 167, 168, 169, 201, 202, and 203 will be done primarily on the basis of exhibition qualities as described in "The American Standard of Perfection." Disqualification will bar competition in these classes. Judging of classes 170, 171, and 174 will be done on the basis of production qualities only. 3. Young Lots are those hatched after January 1 of the current year. All others are considered "old" for judging purposes. 4. In this division, each member may exhibit a maximum of eight entries with a limit of three per lot. Leg bands are required to insure proper identification of each entry and may be purchased at the County Extension office. 5. Exhibitors must feed, water, and clean under cages daily. 6. All birds must be checked-in and in place by 5:00 p.m. Thursday. 7. All livestock will be released from the fair from 11 p.m.- midnight on Monday. EXHIBITORS MUST CHECK-OUT WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON MONDAY NIGHT AND SIGN-IN WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON TUESDAY FOR FAIR CLEANUP. Pullorum-Typhoid Requirements All chickens and turkeys will be blood tested every year. Testing will be done through the Cowley County Extension office. A testing date will be published in the 4-H Flash. POULTRY CLASSES Lot 168 - Standard Breeds, Large Fowl- 1 young bird of either sex. Lot 169 - Standard Breeds, Large Fowl- 1 old bird of either sex. Lot 170 - Standard Breeds, Bantams - 1 young bird of either sex. Lot 171 - Standard Breeds, Bantams - 1 old bird of either sex. Lot 172 - Production Pullets-Pen, 3 Standardbred, Crossbred, or Straincross pullets to be judged on egg production qualities only. Lot 173 - Production Hens-Pen, 3 Standardbred, Crossbred, or Straincross hens to be judged on egg production qualities only. Lot 174 - Dual purpose pullets-Pen, 3 such as Rhode Island Reds, New Hampshire, Plymouth Rocks, etc. Lot 175 - Dual purpose hens-Pen, 3 such as Rhode Island Reds, New Hampshire, Plymouth Rocks, etc. Lot 176 - Meat-type chickens-Pen, 3 Standardbred, Crossbred, or Straincross birds of the same sex to be judged on meat production qualities only. Lot 201 - Turkeys, all breeds, - 1 bird of either sex. Lot 202 - Ducks, all breeds - 1 bird of either sex. 39


Lot 203 - Geese, all breeds - 1 bird of either sex. PIGEONS 1. Read general rules. ALL pigeons must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official entry form available from 4-H community leaders, FFA chapter advisors or the county Extension office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. All birds must be single entries. 3. Members may not enter more than two birds per lot regardless of breed. Each member is limited to eight birds. 4. All pigeons must be shown with a numbered band. Young birds must be shown with seamless bands, or else judged in the old class. Young birds are those hatched in the calendar year of the show. 5. Judging will be by comparison only using latest standards of the National Pigeon Association. 6. Lots will be offered for all standard breeds approved by the National Pigeon Association. Be sure to designate breed on entry form. 7. All livestock will be released from the fair from 11 p.m. - midnight on Monday. EXHIBITORS MUST CHECK-OUT WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON MONDAY NIGHT AND SIGN-IN WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON TUESDAY FOR FAIR CLEANUP. PIGEON CLASSES Lot 850 - Old cock (hatched in previous calendar year) Lot 851 - Old hen Lot 852 - Young cock (hatched in this calendar year) Lot 853 - Young hen POULTRY & PIGEON PREMIUMS Grand Champion Ribbon Reserve Grand Champion Ribbon Breed Champion Ribbon Blue $2.00 Red $1.50 White $1.00 SPECIAL AWARDS Special awards will be presented to the Grand Champion Poultry Exhibitor, and Reserve Grand Champion Poultry Exhibitor. Special awards will be presented to the Grand Champion Pigeon Exhibitor, and to the Reserve Grand Champion Pigeon Exhibitor.

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DEPARTMENT 1 RABBITS - CLASS K 1. Read general rules. ALL rabbits must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official 4-H/FFA entry form available from 4-H community leaders, FFA chapter advisors, or the county Extension Office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Each member may enter one (1) entry per variety per lot, and no more than one entry per Lot for "Fur Classes". 3. Exhibitor may bring no more than 18 different rabbits. 4. All rabbits are to be legibly tattooed in the left ear for identification before bringing to the show. 5. All rabbits will be divided into age classes and judged according to their breed standard as listed in the ARBA "Standard of Perfection." Crossbred rabbits will be judged on their meat and/or fur production qualities. Crossbred rabbits can only be shown for the 4-Her's first and second year of the rabbit project and are ineligible for State Fair competition. 6. Exhibitors will be responsible for the care, feeding and exhibiting of their own rabbits. 7. Diseased rabbits will be barred from the show. 8. All exhibitors should be on hand to carry their rabbits to the judging table. If this is not possible, please make sure you have another 4-Her who will do this for you. 9. Rabbits must be owned by exhibitor for 30 days prior to show. 10. All livestock will be released from the fair from 11 p.m. - midnight on Monday. EXHIBITORS MUST CHECK-OUT WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON MONDAY NIGHT AND SIGN-IN WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT ON TUESDAY FOR FAIR CLEANUP. Lot 210 - Pre-Junior Doe (under 3 months) Lot 211 - Junior Doe (under 6 months) Lot 212 - 6-8 months Doe Lot 213 - Senior Doe (8 months and older) *See intermediate note below. Lot 214 - Pre-Junior Buck Lot 215 - Junior Buck (under 6 months) Lot 216 - 6 to 8 month Buck Lot 217 - Senior Buck (8 months or older) *See intermediate note below. Lot 218 - Meat Pen-Three (3) rabbits, all one recognized breed and variety, maximum weight 3 pounds each. Will be judged on their meat quality, condition, and uniformity. (Counts as one entry.) *Pre-Junior Lots will apply for only the following breeds: Beveren, Californian, Champagne, Checkered Giant, American Chinchilla, Giant Chinchilla, Cinnamon, Flemish, Giant, Hotot, New Zealand, Palomino, Satin, Silver Fox. *Intermediate Lots apply only to the following breeds: American, Beveren, Blue Vienna, California, Champagne D'Argent, American Checkered Giant, American Chinchilla, Giant Chinchilla, Cinnamon, Creme D'Argent, Flemish Giant, Hotot, English Lop, French Lop, New Zealand, Palomino, and Silver Fox. All other breeds have only junior and senior classes.

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FUR CLASSES All rabbits must be shown in their breed class to be shown in fur class. Fur classes will be judged after breed classes. Lot 219 - Normal White fur Lot 220 - White Satin fur Lot 221 - White Rex fur Lot 222 - White Angora fur Lot 223 - Normal Colored fur Lot 224 - Colored Satin fur Lot 225 - Colored Rex fur Lot 226 - Colored Angora fur SHOWMANSHIP The rabbit used in showmanship must be entered in the 4-H rabbit show. Lot 227 - Junior Showmanship (7-9 years old) *Lot 228 - Intermediate Showmanship (10-13 years old) *Lot 229 - Senior Showmanship (14 and older) *Subject to written test at judges discretion. RABBIT PREMIUMS Grand Champion Reserve Grand Champion Breed Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon Ribbon $2.00 $1.50 $1.00

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FIELD CROPS AND HORTICULTURE DEPARTMENT 2 FIELD CROPS - CLASS L 1. Read general rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 pm Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Products exhibited in this division must have been grown by the 4-H/FFA member in the current year, with the exception of soybean seed. 3. Exhibits should be as mature as possible. 4. Every entry must be identified by hybrid or variety name. 5. All classes calling for a gallon sample may have a 2½ - 3 inch in diameter cylinder placed in a glass gallon container to reduce the amount of grain to about three quarts. 6. Exhibits are to be checked in as they are judged at 11:00 AM on Friday. 7. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing, and the corresponding premium. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7 to 9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10 to 13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Intermediate Division SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14 years and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division. Corn - Ten Ear Exhibit Lot 250 - White. Variety of hybrid must be named. Lot 251 - Yellow. Variety of hybrid must be named. Sorghum - Ten Head Exhibit Lot 252 - Hybrid grain sorghum. Hybrid must be named. Lot 253 - Hybrid forage sorghums. Exhibit to consist of the entire plant; no roots. Hybrid must be named. Lot 254 - Other forage sorghums. Exhibit to consist of the entire plant; no roots. Variety must be named. Wheat - One Gallon Sample Lot 255-Hard Red Winter Wheat. Variety or hybrid must be named. Lot 256-Hard White Wheat. Variety or hybrid must be named. Lot 257-Soft Red Winter Wheat. Variety or hybrid must be named. Other Crops Lot 258-Oats. Exhibit to consist of one gallon sample. Variety must be named. Lot 259-Barley. Exhibit to consist of one gallon sample. Variety must be named. Lot 260-Alfalfa. Exhibit to consist of one gallon sample of seed. Variety must be named. Lot 261 - Soybeans. Exhibit to consist of one gallon sample of seed from most 43


recent harvest. Variety must be named. Lot 262- Soybeans. Bundle of five plants (with roots intact) from most recent harvest. Variety must be named. Lot 263- Brome Grass. Exhibit to consist of one gallon sample of seed. Lot 264- Other Tame Grass. Exhibit to consist of one gallon sample of seed. Lot 265- Alfalfa Hay. Exhibit to consist of one flake or slice from a rectangular bale, or a 10 inch section cut from a round bale. The flake or slice should be approximately 6 inches in thickness and tied in two directions. Variety must be named. Lot 266- Grass Hay. Ten inch flake or slice, 6 inches thick and tied in two directions. Variety must be named. Lot 267- Other Hay. Ten inch flake or slice, 6 inches thick and tied in two directions. Variety must be named. Lot 268- Miscellaneous Crops. Exhibit to consist of one gallon sample of seed or 10 heads produced from current project. Variety must be named. FIELD CROP PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White SPECIAL AWARDS The Cowley County Farm Bureau will give Plaques to Champion and Reserve Champion in each age Division.

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DEPARTMENT 2 HORTICULTURE - CLASS M 1. Read general rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Write the variety of each of the vegetables on the entry card. 3. Products exhibited in this division must be grown in current club year by members enrolled in the project. 4. Exhibits are to be checked in as they are judged at 11:00 a.m. Friday. 5. Exhibitors must sign up for a conference judging time during exhibit entry time on Thursday from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. 6. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing, and the corresponding premium. 7. Each exhibitor in Lot 275 Garden Display will be limited to four square feet of space. Exhibits consist of five different fresh vegetables. Canned vegetables are not acceptable. Only one variety of a specific vegetable may be exhibited. The number of the five vegetables to be exhibited are as follows: Large Vegetables: One Each Watermelon Pumpkin Cabbage Squash Eggplant Cantaloupe or similar size vegetable

Cucumber Tomatoes

Medium Vegetables: Five Each Carrots Onions Parsnips Beets Peppers Okra or similar size vegetable

Irish Potatoes Sweet Potatoes

If small fresh vegetables, such as green beans, are used as one of the five different vegetables, a dozen is suggested for a good display. The quality and condition of exhibit will be considered. Choose vegetables for exhibit that will hold up well during fair. Avoid overripe or over-mature specimens. Those that are slightly underripe or slightly immature when picked may last longer. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7-9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member ages 10-13 on January 1 of the current 4-H year shall enter the Intermediate Division. SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14-19 on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division.

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A 4-H member may exhibit in only eight of the following lots (275-300). Preentries will be accepted for more than eight entries, but only eight may be exhibited. Lot 275 - Garden Display Lot 276 - Plate of 5 tomatoes Lot 277 - Plate of 5 cherry tomatoes Lot 278 - 5 red potatoes (Variety should be named) Lot 279 - 5 white potatoes (Variety should be named) Lot 280 - 5 sweet potatoes (Variety should be named) Lot 281 - Plate of 5 cucumbers Lot 282 - Plate of 12 beans, green snap Lot 283 - Plate of 12 beans, yellow wax Lot 284 - Plate of 5 table beets Lot 285 - Plate of 5 carrots Lot 286 - 1 eggplant Lot 287 - 1 cantaloupe Lot 288 - Plate of 5 turnips Lot 289 - 1 watermelon Lot 290 - 1 pumpkin Lot 291 - Plate of 5 white onions Lot 292 - Plate of 5 yellow onions Lot 293 - Plate of 5 red onions Lot 294 - Plate of 5 bell peppers Lot 295 - Plate of 5 peppers (other) Lot 296 - Plate of 5 okra Lot 297 - One summer squash Lot 298 - One winter squash Lot 299 - One of other vegetable *Lot 300 - Plate of 5 tree fruit (apples, pears, etc.) * Ineligible for State Fair competition. HORTICULTURE PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $2.00 $1.50 $1.00

SPECIAL AWARDS The Cowley County Farm Bureau will give Plaques to Champion and Reserve Champion in each age Division.

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DEPARTMENT 2 FLORICULTURE & TERRARIUMS - CLASS N 1. Read general rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m Friday, July 10, will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Products exhibited in this division must be in the care of the exhibitor for at least two months. 3. Exhibits are to be checked in as they are judged at 11:00 a.m. Friday. 4. Exhibitor may make a total of two entries per class. 5. Exhibitors must sign up for a conference judging time during exhibit entry time on Thursday from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. 6. Exhibitor must use a non-breakable container for all exhibits in classes 301, 302, and 303. 7. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing, and the corresponding premium. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7 to 9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10 to 13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Intermediate Division SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14 years and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division. Floriculture Lot 301 - Garden Flower, single stem, annual Lot 302 - Garden Flower, single stem, perennial Lot 303 - Flower arrangement, fresh flowers. *Lot 304 - Potted plants Terrariums * Lot 305 - Open Terrariums *Lot 306 - Closed Terrariums Class 307 - Dried flower arrangement, no fabric or plastic material. *Ineligible for State Fair competition. FLORICULTURE AND TERRARIUMS PREMIUMS Champion Ribbon Reserve Champion Ribbon Blue $2.00 Red $1.50 White $1.00

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HOME ECONOMICS & CULTURAL ARTS DEPARTMENT 3 Visual Arts - CLASS O 1. Read general rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m Friday July 10, will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Exhibits must be the result of member's own work during current 4-H year. 3. Entry tags must be attached to exhibit by check-in time. 4. Each exhibitor is LIMITED TO 6 TOTAL ENTRIES, 4 ENTRIES/LOT. 5. All sketch/draw exhibits must be mounted on matte board or framed. Exhibitors who do not have their exhibits mounted or framed will be docked one ribbon placing. Exhibitors may purchase photo mount boards from the Extension office for small projects. 6. All sketch/draw exhibits must be read to hang. Keep in mind that it gets hot in Barn 4 and attaching hangers with glue might not work. 7. A Champion and Reserve Champion in each age division may be chosen for each lot, if quality merits. 8. Only Senior Champion items will be eligible for display at the Kansas State Fair. 9. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing, and the corresponding premium. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7 to 9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10 to 13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Intermediate Division. SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14 years and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division. Lot 310 – All Other Craft Items Lot 311 – Bead Work Lot 312 – Leather Craft Lot 313 – Ceramic (Single piece or matched or related group) Lot 314 – Handmade Pottery Lot 315 – Drawing, Sketching, Painting or Computer generated drawings VISUAL ARTS PREMIUMS Champion Ribbon Reserve Champion Ribbon Blue $2.00 Red $1.50 White $1.00 SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor plaques for each Champion and Reserve Champion. 48


DEPARTMENT 3 HERITAGE/FIBER ARTS- CLASS R 1. Read general rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Exhibits must be the result of member's own work during the current 4-H year. 3. Exhibitors are limited to 4 entries per class. 4. When articles which are normally worn as a pair are exhibited, both articles must be shown together. Fasten articles together securely with yarn. 5. Exhibitors must be enrolled in the Heritage Fiber Art project in which they are enrolled, (Crocheting, Knitting, Stitchery, etc.) 6. All exhibits which need to be hung must have the appropriate hanger, rod, wire, or other mechanism attached in order to be properly displayed. Framed exhibits must be ready to hang. 7. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing and the corresponding premium. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7-9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the junior division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member ages 10-13 on January 1 of the current 4-H year shall enter the Intermediate Division. SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14-19 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the senior division. Lot 336 - Crochet, an article Lot 337 - Knitting, an article made either by hand or by knitting machine. Lot 338 - Needle Arts; an article created by hand using any of the following techniques: A) Embroidery and cross-stitch; B) Needlepoint; C) Candlewicking; D) Crewel; E) Lacework; and/or F) Applique. Lot 339 - Patchwork and Quilting, an article. Lot 340 - Rug making, a rug Lot 341 - Spinning, a skein Lot 342 - Weaving, a woven article Lot 343 - Ethnic Arts, an article Lot 344 - Macrame, an article

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FIBER ARTS PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $2.00 $1.50 $1.00

Additional premiums: Walnut Valley Quilter’s Guild will award $10 to the judges’ top quilt choice** in the Junior age Division of the Patchwork and Quilting category. Walnut Valley Quilter’s Guild will award $15 to the judges’ top quilt choice** in the Intermediate age Division of the Patchwork and Quilting category. Walnut Valley Quilter’s Guild will award $20 to the judges’ top quilt choice** in the Senior age Division of the Patchwork and Quilting category. **This award may be given only to an entrant who received a top blue from the judges. If there is no entry in the age category, no award will be given. ***The Walnut Valley Quilter’s Guild would like the winners of each additional premium to visit their meeting to show their project. SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor plaques for each Champion and Reserve Champion.

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DEPARTMENT 3 CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION - Class S 1. Read general rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 pm, Friday, July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official 4-H/FFA entry form available from the county Extension Office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Garments must have been made in current 4-H year. 3. Members will be limited to 4 entries. 4. All items will be judged on Tuesday, July 21st , at the First United Methodist Church, 10th & Millington, Winfield. 5. Exhibits must be displayed at the fair and checked in on Thursday between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. Ribbons must be attached to the garment before bringing it to the fair. 6. Garments must be carefully laundered or cleaned before being exhibited. 7. Each garment must be labeled with name, address, age, county, club, class number, and phase of project in which member is enrolled. Labels are available at the Extension Office. 8. All garments must be on a hanger & covered with a clear plastic bag. 9. Other items should be placed in clear plastic bags. 10. Classes marked with (*) asterisk are ineligible for State Fair competition. 11. Entries will be placed in three categories by age of 4-H'ers. 12. Exhibitors can choose to have garments judged for construction only. They will not be included in style revue judging, should exhibitors choose this option. 13. Purple ribbon garments are eligible for State Fair competition if the class and exhibitor qualify. Exhibitor must be 9 years of age. 4-H member may take only one entry to the State Fair in clothing. 14. Educational classes-share with others what you learned in this project. If a poster, it must not be larger that 22" X 28". May be a notebook or other display. Take care to select durable materials that will withstand fair conditions. Total display space must be no more that 12" high by 12" deep and 18" long. No card table displays are allowed. Name and county must be clearly marked on educational exhibits. See suggestions in the “Going Further� section of the clothing notebook lesson plans for ideas. They will be judged on July 22 with all other clothing exhibits. 15. Entry cards and score sheets must be filled out before the garment is judged in the conference judging. 16. Definitions: Article: Item constructed in the clothing project such as a backpack, laundry bag, hat, scarf, etc. Garment: Item constructed in the clothing project such as a skirt, dress, shorts, slacks, etc. Outfit: Items constructed that have two or three coordinating pieces, such as skirt, top and jacket; pants and top; pants and jacket. All pieces must be constructed by the 4-Her. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7 to 9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter 51


the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10 to 13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Intermediate Division. SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14 years and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division. Clothing Classes *Lot 350 - An article, garment or outfit constructed by a 7-9 year old exhibitor enrolled in the clothing and textile project. *Lot 351 - Educational exhibit prepared by a 7-9 year old exhibitor enrolled in the clothing and textile project. *These lots are ineligible for competition at the Kansas State Fair. Lot 352 - An article, garment or outfit constructed by a 10-11 year old exhibitor enrolled in the clothing and textile project. Lot 353 - Educational exhibit prepared by a 10-11 year old exhibitor enrolled in the clothing and textile project. Lot 354 - An article, garment or outfit constructed by a 12-13 year old exhibitor enrolled in the clothing and textile project. Lot 355 -Educational exhibit prepared by a 12-13 year old exhibitor enrolled in the clothing and textile project. Lot 356 - An article, garment or outfit constructed by a 14-19 year old exhibitor enrolled in the clothing and textile project. Lot 357 - Educational exhibit prepared by a 14-19 year old exhibitor enrolled in the clothing and textile project. CLOTHING PREMIUMS Champion Ribbon Reserve Champion Ribbon Blue $2.00 Red $1.50 White $1.00 SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor plaques for each Champion and Reserve Champion. DEPARTMENT 3 FASHION REVUE - CLASS T 1. Read general rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. All Fashion Revue judging will be held Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at the First Baptist Church, 11th & Millington, Winfield. The Public Fashion Revue will be held on Tuesday, July 21 at 7 pm at the First Baptist Church. 3. Entries will be placed in three categories by age of 4-H'ers. Each exhibitor is limited to two entries in Constructed Garment Revue and two entries in 52


Purchased Fashion Revue. 4. 4-H-ers must participate in the public revue in order to receive ribbons and premiums. Ribbons will be presented at the public revue. 5. A Champion and Reserve Champion will be selected in all three age divisions of Constructed Garment, Boys Buymanship and Girls Buymanship, providing quality merits. 6. Senior Revue Champions are eligible to represent Cowley County at the State contest held during the Kansas State Fair. 7. Entry tags must be filled out before the garment is judged in the Fashion Revue. Official score cards must be filled out before judging and furnished to the judges prior to judging. 8. A complete description of the outfit to be modeled in the Public Fashion Revue is due prior to 10 am the day of judging. 9. Garments are evaluated on: General Appearance - posture, poise, attitude, grooming, fit of garment, modeling the outfit, fabric suitable to style, fabric and style suitable to occasion or person, color becoming and pleasing, accessories appropriate and becoming. Construction as it affects appearance - construction, details appropriate to fabric and style of garment, quality of construction, and appropriate finishing techniques used. 10. 4-H'er should be knowledgeable of information requested on 4-H judging scorecard. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7 to 9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10 to 13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Intermediate Division SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14 years and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division. CONSTRUCTED GARMENT REVUE - CLASS T 1. Read Fashion Revue rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 pm Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Garments or outfits in the Constructed Garment Revue must be constructed by the 4-Her in the current 4-H year as part of the clothing construction project. JUNIOR CLASSES Lot 361- A Garment Lot 362-2 or 3 piece coordinated outfit Lot 363-Other

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Lot 366-2 or 3 piece coordinated outfit Lot 367-Other SENIOR CLASS Lot 369-A Garment Lot 370-2 or 3 piece coordinated outfit Lot 371-Other BUYMANSHIP GARMENT REVUE CLASS TT 1. Read Fashion Revue rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Garment must be purchased for the 4-H project or made by another individual for the 4-H'er, if the fabric and pattern were chosen by the 4-H'er. Everything that is commonly considered an outer garment must be purchased by the 4-H'er or constructed by another person (vest, jacket, dress, skirt, pants, coat, etc.). A sweater, blouse or shirt can be purchased or made. 3. 4-H'er should be knowledgeable of information requested on 4-H record sheet. 4. Active Sports Outfit - Shorts and T-shirt, jogging suit, etc. Casual Outfit - school clothes, sportswear Dress-up Outfit - best dress, special occasion Formal Wear - prom, special occasion 5. Garments must have been purchased or made in current 4-H year. 6. Garments receiving Champion and Reserve Champion Buymanship will be displayed at the Cowley County Fair and must be checked in Thursday from 58pm. GIRLS BUYMANSHIP JUNIOR CLASSES Lot 380 - Active Sports Outfit Lot 381 - Casual Outfit Lot 382- Dress-up Outfit

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES Lot 383 - Active Sports Outfit Lot 384 - Casual Outfit Lot 385 - Dress Up Outfit SENIOR CLASSES Lot 386 - Active Sports Outfit Lot 387 - Casual Outfit Lot 388 - Dress Up Outfit Lot 389 - Formal Wear

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Lot 390 - Active Sports Outfit Lot 391 - Casual Outfit Lot 392 - Dress Up Outfit INTERMEDIATE CLASSES Lot 393 - Active Sports Outfit Lot 394 - Casual Outfit Lot 395 - Dress Up Outfit SENIOR CLASSES Lot 396 - Active Sports Outfit Lot 397 - Casual Outfit Lot 398 - Dress Up Outfit Lot 399 - Formal Wear FASHION REVUE PREMIUMS Champion Ribbon Reserve Champion Ribbon Blue $2.00 Red $1.50 White $1.00 SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor plaques for each Champion and Reserve Champion.

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DEPARTMENT 3 FOOD AND NUTRITION - CLASS U 1. Read General Rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the Cowley County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. All entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Each foods exhibitor is limited to 6 food entries combined, which may include: 4 food entries, one food gift package from the kitchen (class 460-462) and one educational exhibit (class 465). Recipes are required for all food product exhibits (prefer a 3 x 5 card). 3. All classes will be judged by conference judging. 4-H member must sign up for conference judging by 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 30. Exhibits are to be brought to the Fairgrounds and checked in on Friday, July 31 at the time of the assigned conference judging. 4. After the food products are judged, the products will be sold unless designated otherwise by the exhibitor. Proceeds from the sale will go toward plaques for 4-H exhibits in Barn 4. 5. Baked products (cake, etc) must be removed from baking pans and placed on paper plates or covered cardboard cut to fit the size of the product, not more than 1/2" larger than project. Place baked products in a sealed plastic bag. Breads and other large baked exhibits should also use bags. DO NOT USE PLASTIC WRAP. 6. All unfrosted cakes should be exhibited in an upright position with top crust showing, except for those cakes made with special designs such as Bundt cakes. Those items should be shown with top crust down. 7. All items are to be made from scratch unless otherwise stated. 8. Entire product must be entered whole and uncut. Loaves of bread must be exhibited whole. Muffins, cookies, and rolls must be of the same shape and from the same recipe and should be shown 3 per plate. 9. Classes marked with asterisk (*) are ineligible for State Fair competition. 10. For Food Safety purposes any food with custard and cream cheese type fillings and frostings, flavored oils, canned bread or bread or cake in a jar or food requiring refrigeration will not be judged. Refer to publication 4-H 712, Food Safety Recommendations for Acceptable Fair Exhibits for official rulings on fillings and frostings. 11. Exhibits are to be checked in as they are judged on Friday morning. 12. Entries will be placed in following three categories by age of 4-H'er: Junior, Intermediate, and Senior. 13. A food gift package is considered a non-perishable food product and must contain at least 3 different homemade food items for human consumption in suitable container. Must not exceed 18" X 18" X 18". A 3x5 card explaining food safety requirements, ingredients, and intended use must be attached to package. 14. A decorated food item must be a food item, not a decorated box. 15. Educational Exhibits - if a poster, it must not be larger than 22" x 28". May be notebooks or other displays. Total space required for display must be no more than 12" high by 12" deep and 18" long. NO card table exhibits. 56


16. 4-H'er should be knowledgeable about food preparation and nutritional information. 17. A Food auction will be held on Friday, July 31 at 5:00 p.m. in Barn 4. 18. Food entries receiving purple ribbons are eligible for the Kansas State Fair if age and class requirements are met. Exhibitors must be 9-19 years of age. 4-H members may take only one entry to the State Fair in Foods or Food Gift Packages, and one entry in Food Educational Exhibit. 19. Dried foods are to be exhibited under the Food Preservation Class Junior Division (7-9) *Lot 400 - Non-perishable food product from the 4-H foods and nutrition curriculum or similar recipe.(Muffins, cookies, snack, mix, etc.) *Lot 401 - Educational exhibit (See Rule #15) *Lot 402 - Food gift package (See Rule #13) Intermediate Division Lot 403 - Non-perishable food product from the 4-H foods and nutrition curriculum or similar recipe.(cakes quick bread, cupcakes, etc.) Lot 404 - Educational exhibit (See Rule #15) Lot 405 - Food gift package (See Rule #13) Senior Division Lot 406 - Non-perishable food product from the 4-H foods and nutrition curriculum or similar recipe. (Yeast breads, pies, biscuits, etc.) Lot 407 - Educational exhibit (See Rule #15) Lot 408 - Food gift package (See Rule #13) FOOD AND NUTRITION PREMIUMS A CHAMPION AND RESERVE CHAMPION WILL BE AWARDED IN EACH CLASS, PROVIDING IF QUALITY MERITS. Champion Ribbon Reserve Champion Ribbon Blue $2.00 Red $1.50 White $1.00 SPECIAL AWARDS The Cowley County Farm Bureau will award $25 to the top exhibitor of the champion yeast bread at the Cowley County Fair. Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor plaques for each Champion and Reserve Champion.

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DEPARTMENT 3 FOOD PRESERVATION - CLASS V 1. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. All entries must be preserved in the current 4-H club year. Exhibits must be sealed in standard jars - half pint, pint, quart with two-piece lids. 3. Each jar exhibited must be labeled with the official 4-H Food Preservation label, placed one inch from the base of the jar. Label must not cover brand name of jar. Label must give: class number, division, name of product, canning method, process time, name, address, age and club of exhibitor. Labels are available at the county Extension office. 4. Food preservation is open to all enrolled in the Foods project. 5. Recommended methods of processing must be used. Refer to Publication 4H 712: Food Safety Recommendations for Acceptable Fair Exhibits for official rules and accepted processing methods. Open kettle processed fruits and vegetables will not be accepted. Pickles and spread must be finished by water bath process. 6. Lots 470-475 will require one jar per class. 7. Each exhibitor is limited to 4 entries and only 1 entry per lot. 8. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing, and the corresponding premium. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member under 7-9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the junior division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10-13 years of age on January 1 of th current year shall enter the intermediate division. SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member over 14 years of age or over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the senior division. Lot 470 - Fruits, juices Lot 471 - Sweet Spreads Lot 472 - Low acid vegetables Lot 473 - Pickles and Relishes Lot 474 - Tomatoes and tomato products Lot 475 - Meats Lot 476 - Dried Foods - Two kinds of dried foods to be in a small jar, clear plastic, bag or other see-through container. Suggested amount 1/3 -1/2 cup or 34 pieces per exhibit.

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FOOD PRESERVATION PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $2.00 $1.50 $1.00

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OTHER PRODUCTS DEPARTMENT 4 BANNER - Class Z 1. Read General rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Each banner should illustrate a phase of 4-H work which is being practiced by club members. 3. Banners should be made out of flame-resistant material. 4. Dimensions are to be no less than 12 and no more than 16 square feet with a minimum of 3 feet on one side. 5. Banners must be hung on a rod or rope or hanging wire, strong enough to support the banner. On the end of each dowel, there should be a wire or chain six inches long. Fasten one end of each wire to the dowel. Attach an “S� hook to the other end to permit display. Failure to properly hang banner will result in docking one ribbon placing and the corresponding premium. 6. Banners should be made of materials that permit the banner to be folded or rolled without damaging the display. Objects may not be attached to the front of the banner. 7. A label is to be attached to the front lower left hand (as you face it) corner of the banner giving the name of the club and county. Letters should be two inches in height. Water proof ink prevents smearing and is recommended for the label. 8. 4-H exhibitors should avoid using copyrighted materials whenever possible. Copyrighted and/or trademarked materials utilized in banners, booths, or displays for endorsement or promotion instead of educational experiences will be disqualified. Lot 529 - Banner A champion and reserve champion will be given for banners provided quality merits. BANNER PREMIUMS Champion Ribbon Reserve Champion Ribbon Blue $10.00 Red $7.50 White $5.00 SPECIAL AWARDS Top Blue Ribbon 4-H Banner with a Citizenship theme, $30 by the Cowley County Farm Bureau. Top Blue Ribbon 4-H Banner with a Safety theme, $30 by the Cowley County Farm Bureau.

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DEPARTMENT 4 ELECTRIC - CLASS AA 1. Members will be limited to exhibiting in the phase in which they are enrolled. All entries must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 pm, Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. No exhibitor may enter more than one article in each class. 3. Exhibit must be the result of the current year's project work. 4. In judging electric articles, consideration will be given to safety, workmanship, approved materials design and performance. 5. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing and the corresponding premium. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7 to 9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10 to 13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Intermediate Division SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14 years and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division. Lot 550 - Household Wiring and Indoor Lighting - includes original, kit, or restoration of projects such as lamps, small appliances, or other items intended for household usage. Lot 551 - Outdoor Wiring and Shop Lighting - includes original, kit or restoration of projects such as portable spot lights, shop lights, portable power tools, or other items intended for shop or outdoor usage. Lot 552 - Extension Cords and Trouble Lights - includes original, kit or restoration of extension cords or trouble lights. Lot 553 - AC Demonstration Projects - includes projects which are AC in nature such as household wiring demonstration of switches or outlets, entrance panels or other AC demonstration projects. Lot 554 - DC Demonstration Projects - includes projects which are DC battery powered such as series/parallel lighting, motor, household bell or other types of projects. Lot 555 - Motors, Fans, Heaters, or Blowers - includes original, restoration or kits which utilize an AC or DC motor, fan, heater, or blower. Lot 556 - Electronic Projects - includes original, restoration or kits of electronic projects which utilize at least one electronic component such as resistor, transistor, or capacitor. Projects may be soldered or bread board construction. Lot 557 - Educational Activity Projects - includes AC or DC projects for activities with an educational emphasis, such as types or wiring or identification of components, or testing of one's knowledge such as quiz boards. 61


ELECTRIC PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $2.00 $1.50 $1.00

SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor plaques for the Champion and Reserve Champion.

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DEPARTMENT 4 ENTOMOLOGY - CLASS BB 1. A 4-H member may choose to exhibit in the Collection or Educational class for each phase or both. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension office by 5:00 pm, Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 pm Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. The standard size exhibit box should be 18" x 24" x 3½". All specimens should be arranged so the box is displayed with the 24" across and 18" depth. See the specific phase for box and specimen number limitations. Plexiglass covered wooden boxes are preferred. 3. Each exhibitor is required to identify each box by placing an identification label bearing exhibitor's name and county and class. One label goes in the upper left hand corner of the box (inside) and the other on the back of the box (outside). 4. The number of orders, specimens and families, where required, must be included on the exhibitor's box identification label. 5. Emphasis in judging will be placed on the overall variety of Kansas insects represented in the collection, accuracy of identification, skill and technique acquired in mounting of specimens and overall arrangement and appearance of collection. 6. For each collection class, two labels will be centered on a pin beneath each specimen. First (closest to the specimen) is the common name label and the second label is a date/locality label. 7. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing, and the corresponding premium. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7 to 9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10 to 13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Intermediate Division SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14 years and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division. EDUCATIONAL CLASSES 1. Educational classes are limited to one standard box and a maximum of 150 specimens. Title of the exhibit should be identified inside the box. 2. Purpose of the project is to learn more about the importance of; life cycles, biology, ecology, diversity, etc. of insects and related arthropods. Subject matter can be as varied as the animals themselves. INTRODUCTORY ENTOMOLOGY *Lot 600 - Insect collection of at least 6 orders, including 15 to 30 species to be shown in a small plastic box (i.e., pencil box) or a regular size display box and grouped according to order. Insect names are not necessary on individual specimens but date/locality labels are required. 63


BEGINNING ENTOMOLOGY Level 1 Lot 601 - Collection- Display in one standard box a minimum of 50 and maximum of 125 species representing at least 7 orders. Specimens should be grouped in the box according to order with order labels to be pinned to the base of the box. Members can exhibit in this class for a maximum of 3 years or until they receive a purple at Kansas State Fair - - whichever comes first. BEGINNING ENTOMOLOGY Level 2 Lot 602 - Collection - Display in one standard box a minimum of 75 to 150 species representing at least 9 orders. Follow instructions listed in 1-6 above. Order labels should be pinned to the base of the box. Members can exhibit in this class a maximum of 3 years or until they receive a blue or purple ribbon at the Kansas State Fair- - whichever comes first. Lot 603 - Beginning Educational exhibit Lot 604 - Intermediate Entomology - Collection-Display a minimum of 100 to a maximum of 300 insects representing at least 10 orders. Two standard boxes can be used. All specimen should be grouped in order. In addition, family identification is required for all insects in any 2 of the following six orders: Orthoptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera and/or Hymenoptera. Observe that the number of families identified in these two orders must be recorded on the box identification labels. Families represent subdivisions of the appropriate order. Members can exhibit in this class for a maximum of 3 years, or until they receive a purple ribbon in the intermediate phase at the Kansas State Fair. Lot 605 - Intermediate Educational Exhibit Lot 606 - Advanced Entomology. Must enroll under self-determined. COLLECTION-DISPLAY a minimum of 150 and a maximum of 450 insects representing at least 12 orders. Three standard boxes can be used. Family identification is required for all insects belonging to the 6 basic orders as outlined under the Intermediate phase. Optional, but desirable as long as accuracy is maintained. All butterflies appearing in the collection should be labeled with the correct common name. Members may continue to exhibit in this class at the Kansas State Fair as long as the 4-Her remains eligible for 4-H membership. List on the back of the box what you did this year to improve your project. Lot 607 - Advanced Educational Exhibit ENTOMOLOGY PREMIUMS Champion Ribbon Reserve Champion Ribbon Blue $2.00 Red $1.50 White $1.00 SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor plaques for each Champion and Reserve Champion.

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DEPARTMENT 4 FORESTRY - CLASS CC 1. Read general rules. All entries must be pre-entered wit the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. All exhibits to be mounted on 8 1/2 x 11 heavy stock paper and place in loose leaf binders. (Magnetic or adhesive filler sheets for photographic prints are recommended.) 3. Name, club, age and year in project should be on front cover. 4. Prepare a label and place in the lower right-hand corner of the page. Label should include proper common name as listed in the 4-H bulletin 334 "List of Native Forest Trees"; location (county) where collected, and date (day, month, year) collected. 5. See Forestry Project book for details on mounting (4-H 279). 6. Divide specimens into the following 2 sections: Native Kansas Trees; and Non-Native Trees. 7. Exhibit one complete leaf where possible. Where leaf is too large, exhibit as much of terminal portions as possible. Sketch in reduced scale the entire leaf and illustrate where the exhibited portion comes from. 8. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing, and the corresponding premium. KNOWING TREES AS INDIVIDUALS (Leaf Collection) Lot 610 - Beginning - Exhibit leaves of 10 different native trees, or leaf, twig and fruit of five different trees. Can exhibit non-native in addition to native Kansas trees category. Lot 611 - Intermediate - Exhibit leaves of 20 (include 10 new and 10 previously collected in beginning class) different native Kansas trees, or leaf, twig and fruit of 10 (include 5 new and 5 previously collected in beginning class) different trees. Can exhibit non-native in addition to native Kansas trees. Lot 612 - Senior - Exhibit leaves of a minimum of 25 (including at least 5 new in addition to those previously exhibited) different native Kansas trees or leaf, twig, and fruit of 10 different trees (including 5 new in addition to those previously exhibited). Can exhibit non-native in addition to the required native Kansas trees. Lot 613 - Advanced - Exhibit leaves of 40 (include 20 new and 20 from previous classes) different native Kansas trees, or leaf, twig and fruit of 20 (include 10 new and 10 from previous classes) different trees. Can exhibit nonnative in addition to native Kansas trees. HOW A TREE GROWS Lot 614 - Display requires project notebook with 10 or more seeds collected with pictures showing germination study. TREE APPRECIATION Lot 615 - Display required project notebook of your work. (FORESTRY - CLASS CC)

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GROWING AND PROTECTING TREES Lot 616 - Display requires project notebook showing your project work and include pictures of before, during and after planting seedlings. TREE CULTURE Lot 617 - Display requires project notebook showing your project work and include pictures of before, during and after woodlot improvement. HOW FORESTS SERVE US Lot 618 - Display collected wood sample (all or partial) and 500 word essay. Wood sample display to be mounted on poster board or any stiff mounting material no larger than 2' wide by 3' high. Essay should be displayed in a covered binder. Lot 619 - Educational Creative Exhibit. Display - Entry must be directly related to tree identification or forestry. Type of exhibit is open (notebook, poster, collection, box, etc.) Given a maximum size of 2' X 3'. Care should be taken to use durable materials that will withstand state fair conditions. This is a good class to exhibit an unusual collection. FORESTRY PREMIUMS Champion Ribbon Reserve Champion Ribbon Blue $2.00 Red $1.50 White $1.00 SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor a plaque for each Champion and Reserve Champion.

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DEPARTMENT 4 GEOLOGY - CLASS DD 1. Read general rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the Cowley County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m. Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Each exhibitor will be limited to one entry per Lot. 3. Exhibits must be the result of member's own work and completed during the current 4-H Club year. 4. The standard size exhibit box should be 18"x24"x 3 1/2". All specimens are to be arranged across the narrow (18") dimension of the exhibit box, making the exhibit 18" across the top and 24" deep. If a box has a sliding plexiglass cover, it must be removable from the top. Screws, locks or other devices that would prevent judges from removing glass cover should not be used. Plexiglass covered boxes are required. 5. Each exhibitor is required to identify each display box by placing an identification label bearing name, county and number of specimens in the upper left-hand corner of the box (inside), and by attaching a label with the same information to the back of the box (outside). The inside label is to also indicate the class number. 6. Geology specimens should be labeled with the number of the specimens, date collected, specimen name or description, and locality (county) where collected. The legal description (section, township and range) of the specimen collection site is desirable but not mandatory. 7. For the geology Lots (625, 626, 627) specimens should be mounted in the box by proper groups - rocks, minerals and fossils. 8. For geology lots (625, 626, 627) all specimens must be collected from locations in Kansas. Out-of-state specimens will not count in the minimum number for the class nor will they be considered in the judging. 9. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing, and the corresponding premium. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7-9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the junior division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10-13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the intermediate division. SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14 years of age and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the senior division.

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Geology Classes Lot 625 - Geology. Display at least 15 different rocks, mineral or fossils. Limited to one exhibit box 18"x24"x3 1/2" with plexiglass cover. This class open to those exhibiting either first or second time at County Fair. Lot 626 - Geology. Display at least 30 different rocks, minerals or fossils; at least 5 of each. Limited to one exhibit box 18"x24"x3 1/2" with plexiglass cover. This class open to those exhibiting either first or second time at County Fair. Lot 627 - Display at least 45 rocks, minerals or fossils; at least five of each, with 15 being new current year specimens. More than one specimen of the same kind of rock or mineral or species of a fossil may be exhibited if this duplication represents different geological formations. For example: selenite and andydrite are both gypsum minerals but represent different geological conditions. Also, Fort Hays limestone and Fort Riley limestone would qualify as two different specimens. Likewise, Brachiopods from two different geological formations qualify. Specimen label must show that distinction (Fort Hays Limestone, not just limestone; Composite Brachiopod from Morrill Limestone, not just Brachiopod or Composite Brachiopod). Exhibit limited to two (2) boxes 18"x24"x3 1/2" with plexiglass cover. Lot 628 - Geology. Display at least 60 rocks, minerals, or fossils, at least 5 of each. 15 must be current 4-H year specimens. More than one specimen of the same kind of rock or mineral or species of a fossil may be exhibited if this duplication represents different geological formations. Specimen labels must show this distinction. Exhibits limited to two boxes 18” X 24" X 3 ½ “ with a plexiglass cover. Rocks must be identified by their proper name and type. Fossils must be identified to the phylum, class, and genus levels if possible. This class is open to those exhibiting the 5th time or more at the Kansas State Fair. 4-Her must enroll in self-determined to exhibit in this class. Lot 629 - Geology. Special exhibit relating to geology to everyday living; or a mineral test, a rock formation, geological history, species of a fossil, form of one mineral, a variation of one kind of rock, archeological artifacts, or Indian artifacts. Exhibit limited to 4 feet of table space or no more than two exhibit boxes 18"x24"x3 1/2" with plexiglass cover. Exhibitor may show in this class regardless of number of times he or she has exhibited at County Fair or whether exhibitor has entries in classes 625, 626, 627. Exhibitor may also exhibit in any lapidary class. Lapidary Lots 1. The lapidary lots will be judged on the following criteria: Workmanship and Content - 60 points; Presentation and Showmanship - 30 points; and Accuracy of Information - 10 points. 2. An exhibit box smaller than the standard size may be used for the lapidary exhibits if appropriate (18"x12"x3 1/2"). Specimens should be arranged across the (18") dimension of the exhibit box, making the exhibit 18" across the top and 12" deep. *Classes are not eligible for State Fair. Lot 630- Lapidary. Display at least 30 gemstones and minerals that will cut or polish. Five of the specimens must be collected by the member from the native 68


site (not limited to Kansas). Polish 15 of the gemstones by tumbling. Label, giving identification of material and county where collected, or state or county or origin for non-Kansas material. Lot 631 - Lapidary. Exhibit at least 6 gemstones and minerals that have received lapidary treatment. Lapidary treatment may consist of tumbling, polishing an end or face, or flat lapping. Specimens must represent at least 3 different gemstones and minerals that include at least 3 cabochons of any shape or size. Three of the cabochons must be mounted. Label specimens as appropriate. *Lot 632 - Lapidary, Silversmithing. Display three or more handcrafted mounts. Each mount must contain a different variety of polished stone. Both mounts and stones must be made by the exhibitor. *Lot 633 - Lapidary. Advanced project related to lapidary. May include special exhibit on gemstones and minerals or unique lapidary treatments (carving, sphere, etc.) Exhibit limited to 4 feet of table space or no more than two exhibit boxes 18"x24"x 3 1/2" with sliding glass cover. GEOLOGY PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $2.00 $1.50 $1.00

SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor a plaque for each Champion and Reserve Champion.

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DEPARTMENT 4 NOTEBOOKS, PROJECT DISPLAYS, POSTERS - CLASS FF 1. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Exhibits should show current year's work. 3. Notebooks will be judged on quality, content and neatness. Notebooks must show goals set for project and how they were achieved. 4. Emphasis of project display will be on telling the story of what was done in the 4-H project (by using pictures, models, actual objects, etc.) Display may show a process, finished product, before-after, something learned, etc. 5. Display should not exceed 36" x 36". 6. Posters in project display should not exceed width of display. 7. Project displays must be placed on a card table furnished by exhibitor. 8. Limit one (1) project display per 4-H member. 9. Exhibitors must reserve space for project displays via the Extension Office. Limited space is available. 10. Posters should be no bigger than 22”x30”. Posters may be taped for display. 11. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing, and the corresponding premium. 12. Exhibits in Notebooks, Project Displays, and Posters are limited to project areas that have no other 4-H Fairbook category. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Extension Agents where a project is unable to be entered due to unforeseen circumstances. 13. Lots marked with asterisk (*) are ineligible for State Fair competition. 14. The poster division will be limted to Juniors (7-9 year olds) only. The project display division will be limited to Intermediate (10-13 year olds) and Seniors (14 and over) only. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7 to 9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10 to 13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Intermediate Division. SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14 years and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division. *Lot 655 – Self-Determined *Lot 656 – Pets *Lot 657 – Cats *Lot 658 – Leadership *Lot 659 - Citizenship Lot 660 – Shooting Sports *Lot 661 – Family Studies Lot 662 – Home Environment *Lot 663 – Healthy Lifestyles 70


*Lot 664 – Performing Arts *Lot 665 – Communications *Lot 666 – Reading Lot 667 – Wildlife *Lot 668 – Small Engines *Lot 669 – Officer Notebook *Lot 670 – Other (with special permission) NOTEBOOK, PROJECT DISPLAY, POSTER PREMIUMS Champion Ribbon Reserve Champion Ribbon Blue $2.00 Red $1.50 White $1.00 SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor a plaque for each Champion and Reserve Champion.

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DEPARTMENT 4 PHOTOGRAPHY - CLASS GG 1. Read general rules. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Photographs are to be the result of the 4-H member's own work and taken during the current 4-H year. 3. Each exhibitor will be limited to 4 entries. 4. The entry tag must be filled out completely. Superintendents and advisors will attach all tags to mount board. 5. Members are encouraged to bring their cameras with them to their conference judging. 6. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing and the corresponding premium. 7. All photos must be at least 7" x 9" and no larger than 8" x 10" (exceptions are Lots 674 & 675). 8. Single photos are to be mounted on an 11" x 12-1/2" white mount board across the 11" dimension with the top edge of the print 1 inch below the top edge of the mount board. Sides of the print will be equal distance from the two sides of the mount board. Remove all borders from the print before mounting. 9. All photographs must be entered in a 2-gallon recloseable plastic bag. 10. Improperly mounted photos will be awarded one ribbon/placing lower than the placing determined by the official judge. 11. A permanent mount (Adhesive #77) should be utilized to mount photos on mounting board. (Rubber cement may loosen from heat). 12. Mount board is available at the Extension Office. 13. No lettering will be permitted on the mount or on the photo. No underlays or borders are to be used. 14. Photography judging contest information is available under Judging Contests, Division LL in the Fair book. Please refer to this section for rules regarding the contest. JUNIOR DIVISION 7-9 Years Old Any 4-H member 7 to 9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION 10-13 Years Old Any 4-H member 10 to 13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Intermediate Division SENIOR DIVISION 14 Years and older Any 4-H member 14 years and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division.

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Lot 675 – Junior Photograph. Can be any color, black and white, photo with special effects, or computer manipulated photograph. Must be no smaller than 7” x 9” and no larger than 8” x 10”. Lot 676 - Intermediate Photograph. Can be any color, black and white, photo with special effects, or computer manipulated photograph. Must be no smaller than 7” x 9” and no larger than 8” x 10”. Lot 677 – Senior Photograph. Can be any color, black and white, photo with special effects, or computer manipulated photograph. Must be no smaller than 7” x 9” and no larger than 8” x 10”. Lot 678 - Videos or movies PHOTOGRAPHY PREMIUMS Champion Ribbon Reserve Champion Ribbon Blue $2.00 Red $1.50 White $1.00 SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor a plaque for each Champion and Reserve Champion.

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DEPARTMENT 4 CLOVER BUDS-- CLASS HH 1. Clover Buds is a non-competitive division for Clover Bud members ages 5 and 6. Each exhibitor will receive a participation ribbon. No premiums will be given in the Clover Bud division. 2. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 3. Clover Buds will be allowed to exhibit one Clover Bud project (foods and nutrition, clothing buymanship, arts and crafts, bucket calf, sheep, swine, meat goats or dairy goats, rabbits, photography, plant science, heritage arts). 4. All Clover Bud livestock projects must belong to an older 4-H member enrolled in the specific livestock project. 5. Exhibitors will participate in conference judging to discuss their project experience with the judge during Saturday, August 2 at 1:00pm. All Clover Buds will meet the judge in Barn 4. Exhibitors enrolled in clover bud livestock projects will visit with the judge at the animal’s pen. *Lot 701- Clover Bud Clothing Buymanship *Lot 702- Clover Bud Foods and Nutrition *Lot 703- Clover Bud Visual Arts (may include ceramics, arts and crafts, or sketching and drawing) *Lot 704- Clover Bud Bucket Calf *Lot 705- Clover Bud Sheep *Lot 705- Clover Bud Swine *Lot 706- Clover Bud Meat Goats *Lot 707- Clover Bud Dairy Goats *Lot 708- Clover Bud Plant Science *Lot 709- Clover Bud Rabbits *Lot 710- Clover Bud Photography *Lot 711- Clover Bud Heritage Arts

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DEPARTMENT 4 SPACE TECH - CLASS II 1. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10, will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Each exhibitor may enter up to two rockets that have been constructed during the current year. If two rockets are entered, one rocket must be in Lot 690 (made from kit) and the second rocket must be entered in Lot 691 (original design). AN EXHIBITOR MAY NOT ENTER TWO ROCKETS IN THE SAME LOT. The rocket must have been flown. Each rocket must be able to stand freely by itself or be supported on a wooden base, not to exceed 3/4" thick x 8" square for small and medium-sized rockets; wooden or metal support rods must not extend past the tip of the nose cone. SUPPORT RODS MUST REMAIN IN THE UPRIGHT POSITION. DO NOT ANGLE. (Do not submit on a launch pad.) 3. The report that accompanies the rocket must be limited to the 4-H Rocket Exhibit Information form which is glued to a 10" x 13" envelope. Information forms are available at the Extension Office. 4. Plans (or a copy of) must be placed inside the envelope. Photographs are also required with the exhibit. Place one 8 1/2" x 11" page of photographs, only one side covered, inside the envelope. Exhibits that do not include appropriate forms and plans will be docked one ribbon placing and the corresponding premium. 5. For original design rockets, describe in summary how model was tested for stability prior to flying. 6. Angles of the fins must fall with a plus or minus 2 degrees variation. 7. Exhibit must be uniformly painted, smoothly finished, have decals applied smoothly, and be properly assembled and painted according to accompanying plans. 8. Beginner kits with prefabricated plastic fin assemblies and pre-finished rockets requiring no painting are NOT acceptable and will receive participation ribbon only. No premium will be given. 9. Engines and Ignitors are not permitted with the exhibit. 10. Exhibitors who exhibit a rocket using a size E engine or larger will be required to provide National Association of Rocketry (NAR) membership number on the information sheet. 11. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing and the corresponding premium. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7 to 9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Junior Division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10 to 13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Intermediate Division SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14 years and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the Senior Division. 75


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Lot 689 - Rocket made from kit * See Rule Number 8* Lot 690 - Rocket designed by exhibitor Lot 691 - Telescope made from kit. Lot 692 – Telescope made from original design Lot 693 – Space Tech educational exhibit Lot 694 – Robot made from commercial kit Lot 695 – Robot designed and constructed by exhibitor Lot 696 – Programmable robot made from commercial kit Lot 697 – Robot designed and constructed by two or more Space Tech members Lot 698 – Team educational exhibit SPACE TECH PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $2.00 $1.50 $1.00

SPECIAL AWARDS Cowley County 4-H Council will sponsor a plaque for each Champion and Reserve Champion.

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DEPARTMENT 4 WOODWORK - CLASS JJ 1. All entries must be pre-entered with the County Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and will be returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. Exhibits in lots will be limited to one article in each class, thus no member shall exhibit more than six articles. 3. All articles must be the result of the current year's project work. An itemized statement of costs must accompany the exhibit. Each exhibit must be clearly labeled with a 4-H exhibit tag. 4. A copy of the plan that the exhibit was made from must be attached to the exhibit with the exhibitor's name clearly written on the plan. The use and place of use must be included on the plan. Exhibits that do not include plans will be docked one ribbon placing and the corresponding premium. 5. Exhibitors must participate in conference judging during the scheduled time. If exhibitors do not participate, they will be docked one ribbon placing, and the corresponding premium. JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 7-9 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the junior division. INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H member 10-13 years of age on January 1 of the current year shall enter the intermediate division SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H member 14-19 years of age and over on January 1 of the current year shall enter the senior division. Lot 695 - Woodwork Article for farm or shop use. Lot 696 - Lawn Furniture Lot 697 - Household Furniture Lot 698 - Article made from a kit Lot 699 - Miscellaneous articles not included in above 3 classes. Examples: doorstops, knife racks, cutting boards, bird feeders, household equipment. Lot 700 - Piece of repaired and refinished furniture with brief explanation of the work completed, attached to the exhibit. This Lot is open to those who have met the requirement of either woodwork or home environment projects. WOODWORK PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $2.00 $1.50 $1.00

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OTHER CONTESTS DEPARTMENT 5 DOG SHOW - CLASS KK 1. Read General Livestock Rules. ALL dogs must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official 4-H/FFA form available from 4-H community club leaders, FFA chapter advisors, or the county Extension Office. Entries received after 5:00 p.m., Friday, July 10 will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. Entries may be deleted at fair check-in, but additional entries will not be accepted. 2. All exhibitors must check-in their dogs at 7:30 a.m. at the Cement Slab by the picnic area at the Fairgrounds. 3. Show regulations, scoring procedures and class requirements will be followed in accordance with the latest edition of the Official Kansas 4-H Dog Show Guidelines (S-46). Copies are available at the County Extension Office. 4. No identifying uniform can be worn in the show ring. 5. Any outward abuse of a dog on the fairgrounds will result in disqualification. 6. It will be required that proof of rabies vaccination, signed by a veterinarian, be shown at show time. It is recommended that dog's distemper, hepatitis and leptospirosis vaccinations be up-to-date. Females in season will not be allowed to show. Dogs exhibiting signs of illness will be disqualified. 7. The dog judging will be held at the Cowley County Fairgrounds on Saturday, at 8:00 a.m. on the Cement Slab in the picnic area. 8. Classes marked with an asterisk (*) are ineligible for State Fair competition. 9. Baiting dogs is not allowed. 10. Once a 4-H'er scores 170 points or greater with the same dog under two different judges, the member must advance to the next obedience level at the start of the next 4-H year. At any time that the leader, parent and member agree that the 4-H'er and dog are ready to move to the next level, they may; but once that is done, they cannot regress back to a lower level. 11. State Fair Qualification: To exhibit at the Kansas State Fair, the exhibitor must qualify at any 4-H invitational or county fair show and shall present a certificate to the county Extension office. The certificate shall be signed by the show judge and dog project leader or show superintendent at the show in which the dog qualified. 12. In the case of show rain-out, show will be held the following weekend at the Armory. Obedience Competition A 4-H'er may enter only one dog per obedience class. See rule 9 to enter the proper class. A score of 170 points or greater is qualified score, with at least 50% in each exercise. In case of tie, a sudden death run-off on the heel free exercise will be held. *Lot 724- Subnovice A: First year handler exhibiting a first year dog. All exercises done on leash. *Lot 725- Subnovice B: Experienced handler exhibiting a first year dog. Lot 727- Novice: For all project members who have qualified through Subnovice B and Second year project members and above. 78


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Jr. Showmanship, 4-H'ers 7 to 9 years old Int. Showmanship, 4-H'ers 10 to 13 years old Sr. Showmanship, 4-H'ers 14 years and older

*Age classifications are as of January 1 of the current year. Showmanship is based on 100 points, with 95-100 for Purple; 90-94 for Blue; 80-89 for Red; and 79 and less for white. DOG SHOW PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $3.00 $2.00 $1.00

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AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS PROJECTS DIVISION MM 1. Read 4-H and Youth Department General Rules. All agricultural mechanics projects must be pre-entered with the county Extension Office by 5:00 p.m., Friday July 10, 2009. Pre-entry must be made on the official agricultural mechanics entry form available from FFA chapter advisors, 4-H club leaders or the county Extension office. Entries received after the deadline will not be accepted and returned to the exhibitor. 2. All exhibits must be on the grounds and checked-in with the superintendent by 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 31, 2008. Exhibitors will sign up for conference judging of entry at the time of check-in. 3. Conference judging of projects with the exhibitor is scheduled for Saturday, August 1 beginning at 1:00 p.m.. Projects will be judged in accordance with the Kansas FFA agriculture mechanics scorecard. 4. All entries must have been constructed within the past two years. The project cannot have previously been exhibited at the Kansas State Fair. Painting or spot painting is not permitted on projects after arrival on fairgrounds. Projects with wet paint will be deducted five points under finish. 5. The exhibitor must attach the four following items to each project: A) entry card; B) project description, including working drawing; C) itemized bill of materials, including all purchased materials; and, D) list of skills and safety features performed. Pictures are encouraged but are not required. Items A-D shall be enclosed in a two-gallon, recloseable plastic bag and attached to the exhibit. 6. For Sale signs are not permitted on individual projects but the bill of material may contain a statement that the project is for sale. 7. Exhibitors will be limited to one exhibit each in class 750 - 752 plus one exhibit in class 753. 8. State Fair Qualification: to exhibit an agricultural mechanics project at the Kansas State Fair, the exhibit must have been constructed in the high school ag department by an agricultural education student and a bonafide Kansas FFA member. Agricultural Mechanics Classes Lot 750 - Large Machinery and Equipment. More than $1500 construction cost as justified in bill of material. Examples include gooseneck livestock trailer, straight tongue livestock trailer, single axle trailer (8 ft. or longer), grain trailer, round bale trailer, car trailer. Lot 751 - Intermediate Machinery and Equipment. Between $500 and $1499 construction cost as justified in bill of material. Examples include cattle working equipment, pickup flatbed, log splitter, box scraper, hydraulic press. Lot 752 - Small Machinery and Equipment. Less than $500 construction cost as justified in bill of material. Examples include engine stand, picnic table, car ramp, feed bunk, gate, two wheel trailer, cattle clipping chute. Lot 753 - Micro Project. Less than $100 in construction cost as justified in bill of material. Examples include ornamental and/or recreational items. 80


AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS PREMIUMS Champion Reserve Champion Blue Red White

Ribbon Ribbon $5.00 $4.00 $3.00

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JUDGING CONTESTS - DIVISION LL Livestock Judging Contest 1. Open to any bonafide 4-H or FFA member in the county. Members need not be enrolled in livestock project to participate. 2. A club or chapter may enter as many teams of 3 or 4 members, as they desire. The highest three scores will be used to determine the team scores. 3. Age groups will be as follows: Junior 4-H division (age 7-13); Senior 4-H Division (age 14 and over); FFA division. 4. Registration will be at 8:00 a.m. on Monday in the livestock show arena. 5. Four to six classes including beef cattle, sheep and swine will be judged. Oral reasons will be given. 6. Members may participate as individuals if they are not a part of a team. 7. Selection for State Fair Criteria: ♦ Judgers must participate in at least two multi-specie contests with oral reasons, one of which will be the County Fair Contest. Judges may participate in other out-of-county contests, but only their top two contest scores will be considered in the selection of the county team for the state fair contest. ♦ Scores from any out-of-county contests are to be turned into the Extension Office before August 14 to be considered. ♦ Because only senior division teams at the state fair may participate in out-of-state trips, priority for selecting the county team will be given to judgers who compete in the senior division (14 and over as of January 1 of the 2009 4-H year). SPECIAL AWARDS Livestock Judging **Plaques sponsored by Farm Credit Services** Life Skills Judging Contest 1. Open to all bonafide 4-H members in the county, regardless of project enrollment. 2. Judging will be in Junior Division, ages 7-9, Intermediate, 10-13, and Senior Division ages 14 and up. Age determined as of January 1, the current club year. 3. Registration will be made at the time of the contest, Tuesday, July 21, 9:00 am to 12 pm 4. Divisions to be judged include Foods & Nutrition, Clothing and Home Environment, Plant Science, Safety, Leadership, etc. 5. Members participate as individuals. 6. Only members 9 - 18 will be eligible for State Fair team. 4-Hers must participate in 2 contests (County or Area) to be eligible for State Fair Judging Teams.

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Photography Judging Contest 1. Open to all bonafide 4-H members in the county. Participants need not be enrolled in the photography project. 2. Age groups will be as follows: Junior Division - ages 7-9, Intermediate Division - ages 10 -13, and Senior Division - ages 14 and up. 3. Registration will be made at the time of the contest, Tuesday, July 22, 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. 4. Classes to be judged include: color, black and white, and problem, plus a written test. 5. Members participate as individuals. 6. Members ages 10-13 will be eligible for the Intermediate State Fair Team. Members ages 14 and up will be eligible for the Senior State Fair Team. 4-Hers must participate in 2 contests (County or Area) to be eligible for State Fair Judging Teams.

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