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2020 Polk County Fair Schedule

The Polk County Fair is July 8-12. You can register for the fair in FairEntry (will open on June 1st). Deadline to register for the fair and pre-fair events is June 15, 2020.

Important Livestock Note: Each animal can be shown under one youth development organization (4-H or FFA) and can be shown in open class. Ex. If John has a market barrow he can show it in 4-H and open class division but is not eligible to show the same barrow in 4-H and FFA division. 

 

Wednesday, July 1 

  • 3:00 - 5:30 P.M. Pre-Fair Clean-up 
  • 5:30 - 6:30 P.M. Foodstand Training & Family Night 
  • 6:30 - 7:30 P.M. Animal Science Interviews 
  • 7:00 P.M. New Family Fair Orientation (Optional) 

Thursday, July 2 

  • 4:00 - 6:00 PM Clothing & Fashion Revue 

Wednesday, July 8 

  • 2:30 - 6:00 P.M. 4-H Static Conference Judging 
  • 4:00 PM Pet & Cat Show
  • 7:00 P.M. All 4-H Animals Must be stalled or penned 
  • 7:30 P.M 4-H Livestock Exhibitor Meeting 

Thursday, July 9 

  • 8:00 AM Horse Show 
  • 10:00 - 4:00 PM Demonstrations & Performing Arts 
  • 6:30 P.M. 4-H followed by FFA Beef Show 

Friday, July 10

  • 9:00 A.M. 4-H followed by FFA Swine Show 
  • 12:30 P.M. 4-H followed by FFA Meat Goat Show 
  • 1:30 P.M. 4-H followed by FFA Sheep Show 
  • 4:00 P.M. 4-H followed by FFA Rabbit & Poultry Show 

Saturday, July 11

  • 8:30 A.M. 4-H followed by FFA Dairy Goat Show / Open Dairy Goat 
  • 9:30 A.M. 4-H followed by FFA Dairy Show / Open Dairy Cattle Show 
  • 1:30 P.M. 4-H Premium Showmanship Contest 
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. 4-H Fashion Revue @ Free Stage 
  • 4:00 P.M. 4-H & FFA Premium Auction Registration & Supper 
  • 5:00 P.M. 4-H & FFA Premium Livestock Auction 
  • 7:00 P.M. Deadline to accept State Fair trips for ALL exhibitors 

Sunday, July 12 

  • 11:30 A.M. 4-H Awards Presentation 
  • 2:00 P.M. Grand Parade 
  • 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. State Fair Paperwork available in the 4-H building 
  • 6:00 P.M. Release of Projects 

Monday, July 13 

  • 10:00 A.M. Fair Clean-up - We Need Everyone!

Tuesday, August 13

  • 4:00 P.M. All State Fair static projects must be in Extension Office 

 

  Click on the link to download the Polk County 2020 Premium Book.

 

We will be working from home until further notice. If you have any questions please contact us via email mnext-polk@umn.edu or Katie at kabecker@umn.edu 

 

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