4-H Youth Development

Board Members in Charge

Dean Nancy Cox

Commissioner Ryan Quarles

Dr. Rachel Guidugli
Assistant Director 
4-H Youth Development 
Lexington, Kentucky 

Dr. Ken Culp III 
4-H Specialist 
Lexington, Kentucky 

Ashley Osbourne 
4-H Specialist 
Lexington, Kentucky 

Dr. Kimberly A. Leger 
4-H Specialist 
Lexington, Kentucky

Joey Barnard 
4-H Specialist 
Lexington, Kentucky 

Jennifer Tackett 
4-H Specialist 
Lexington, Kentucky

Dr. Isaac Hilpp 
4-H Specialist 
Lexington, Kentucky 

Torey Earle 
4-H Agent for SET 
Princeton, Kentucky 

James Leslie 
4-H Associate 
Lexington, Kentucky 

Dr. Charles Stamper 
4-H Specialist 
Kentucky 

In Addition, County Cooperative Extension Agents for 4-H and Youth Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and State Cooperative Extension Specialists

The amount offered by the Kentucky State Fair for, 4-H Exhibits, Judging Events, and Horse Show  - $43,000.00


State Fair Divisions

6009     Rabbits

6011     Dog Show

6011.1  Dog Bowl

6011.2  Dog Skill-a-thon

6011.3  Dog Judging Contest

6011.4  Dog Poster

6012     Dairy Judging Contest

6013     Country Ham Judging

6014     Poultry Judging

6014.1  Avian Quiz Bowl

6015     Horticulture and Plant Science

6016     State Horticulture Contest

6017     Tobacco Exhibit

6018     Crops Project

6019     Land Judging

6020     Bicycle Rodeo

6021    Electric

6022    Petroleum Power

6023     Lawn Tractor, Operators Contest

6025     Wood Science

6026     Ecology and Natural Resources

6027     Forestry

6028     Geology

6029     Arts

6030     Photography

6031     Variety Show

6032     Sewing

6032.1  Sewing Skill-a-thon

6033     Needlework

6035     Foods Exhibit

6036     Food Preservation

6039     Home Environment

6040     Consumer and Financial Education

6041     Leadership and Communication

6042    4-H Trends


Kentucky 4-H State Fair Schedule of Events

2022

(Schedule is Subject to Change)

Date

Major Program Day  

Detail Schedule  

All Events are Eastern Standard Time

Sunday,

August 14

4-H Dog Show

8:30 am

Ky 4-H Dog Show

Broadbent Arena

 

Monday,

August 15

Agents Only

Cloverville Project Check in and judging

8:00 am:                             

8:30 am – 9 am              

9:15 am – 9:45 am       

10 am – 10:30 am        

10:45 am – 11:15 am   

11:30 am – 12:00 pm   

12 pm                             

12:15 am – 12:45 am   

1 pm                                

4:30 pm                         

Cloverville Superintendents & Asst. arrive

Central 5, 6, 3 & 4 enter projects 

Central 7, 8, 1 & 2 enter projects 

East 1, 2 and Western 6 & 8 enter projects  

Eastern 7 & 8 and Western 5 & 7 enter projects 

Eastern 3 & 5 and Western 3 & 4 enter projects 

Lunch Provided for those working

Eastern 4 & 6, Western 1 & 2 

Judging Begins 

Superintendents dismiss assistants for day

All items located in Cloverville

 

Tuesday,

August 16

Agents Only

Cloverville Project Judging and Display Days

8:00 am                          

8:30 am – 9 am            

12 pm                              

4:30 pm                          

Cloverville Superintendents & Asst. arrive 

Judging Continues / Display Begins

Lunch Provided for those working

Superintendents may dismiss after judging & display are complete and approved

All items located in Cloverville

 

Wednesday, August 17

Agents Only

Cloverville Country Ham Check in

9 am                                

 

1 pm

6 pm                               

State Officers display champions                         

Set up tables for Country Hams

Country Hams are accepted

Cloverville closed

All items located in Cloverville

 

Thursday, August 18

Opening Day

Country Ham Day

6:30 am

8:00 am

8:30 am

 

 

9:00 am

 

9:30 am

10 am

12 pm

1 pm

1:30 pm

4:00 pm

5:30 pm

8 pm

Commodity Breakfast/ 4-H Ham Auction                                              

4-H Country Ham judging – Registration                                               

4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Show                                                                        

Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey

& Milking Shorthorns             

Poultry Showmanship Check – in                                                             

Dairy Goat Show                                                                                         

4-H Country Ham Judging/ Speeches   

4-H LifeSmarts Showcase                                                                          

4-H Poultry Showmanship                                                                      

4-H Civics Bowl Showcase                                                                       

4-H/ FFA Diary Cattle Judging Contest                                                  

Livestock Judging Contest                                                                       

Country Ham Awards                                                                               

Cloverville Closed                                                   

Commodity Tent

South Wing

Broad Bent

 

 

Pavilion

Pavilion

South Wing

Cloverville

Pavilion

Cloverville

Broadbent

Broadbent

2nd Flr Southwing

 

 

Friday,

August 19

4-H Foundation Day

 

7:00 am

8:30 am

 

 

10 am

11 am

12:30 pm

12:30 pm

1 pm

4 pm

6 pm

9 pm

4-H Foundation Breakfast (Invitation Only)                                         

Poultry Judging Contest                                                                           

4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Show                                                                      

      Holstein, Red & White Jersey

Land Judging Contest                                                                               

Rabbit Show Check-in   

Rabbit Show                                                                                                

Avian Bowl Check -in                                                                                

Avian Bowl

Land Judging Awards                                                                                 

Avian Bowl Awards                                                                                   

Cloverville Closed                                                                          

Cloverville

West Hall Corridor

Broadbent

 

TBA- Offsite

Rabbit Pavilion

Rabbit Pavilion

Cloverville

Cloverville

New market Hall

Cloverville

 

 

Saturday, August 20

4-H Entrepreneur Day

10 am

10 am

9 pm

4-H Entrepreneur Showcase                                                                    

4-H Showcase         

Cloverville Closed                                                                                                                                

Cloverville

Cloverville

 

Sunday,

August 21

International Day

10 am   

8 pm

4-H International Program Showcase  

Cloverville Closed                                                 

Cloverville

 

Monday,

August 22

Camp Day

9:30 am

10 am

 

1 pm

8 pm

Horticulture Contest Check-in                                                                

4-H Camp Day Showcase                                                                          

Horticulture Contest       

Lawn Tractor Contest                                                                                 

Cloverville Closed                                                                         

Cloverville

Cloverville

South Wing

Gate 4

 

 

 Tuesday, August 23

Performing Arts Troupe Day

10 am

1 pm

1:30

 

2 pm

4 pm

 

8 pm

KY 4-H Performing Arts Troupe Showcase                                             

4-H Tractor Driving Contest                                                                      

Sheep Showmanship                                                                                  

       Jr. Breeding Sheep     

4-H Pulaski Choir Showcase                                                                    

Market Goat Showmanship     

Commercial Doe Show 

Cloverville Closed                                                                                                                          

Cloverville

Gate 4

West Hall

 

Cloverville

Broadbent

Broadbent

     

 

 

Wednesday, August 24

Natural Resources Day

8:30 am

8:30 am

9 am

10 am

10 am

11 am

12 pm

1 pm

2 pm

4 pm

8 pm

Steer Show                                                                                                

Sheep exhibitors meeting                                                                       

Swine exhibitors meeting                                                                        

Swine showmanship                                                                                

Natural Resources Showcase                                                                   

Steer showmanship        

Market lambs                                                                                            

Heifer showmanship                                                                                                                                         

Breeding gilt show                                                                                                                               

Market goat show                                                                                      

Cloverville closed                                                                         

Broadbent

New Market Hall

New Market Hall

Swine Barn

Cloverville

Broadbent

Sheep Barn

Broadbent  

Swine Barn

Broadbent

 

 

Thursday, August 25

Country Ham Recipe Contest Day

7 am

8 am

8 am

10 am

10 am

6:30 pm

Farm Bureau Ham Breakfast (Tickets only)

Crossbred market hog show

Heifer show

Country Ham Recipe Contest

District 5 Showcase

Champion Drive

South wing

Swine Barn

Broadbent

Cloverville

Cloverville

Broadbent

 

Friday, August 26

SET Day

10 am

10 am

12 pm

 

9 pm

Science Engineer and Tech Robotics Competition

District 7 Showcase

Novice Swine Showmanship

Novice Market Swine

Cloverville Closed

Cloverville

Cloverville

Swine Barn

Swine Barn

 

Saturday, August 27

FCS Day

9:30 am

10 am

2:30 pm

9 pm

Sewing Skill-a-thon check in

Sewing Skill-a-thon

Sewing Skill-a-thon Awards

Cloverville Closed

All items located in Cloverville

 

Sunday,

August 28

Closing Day

10 am

6 pm

Cloverville Open

Cloverville Closed – Take Down Begins

All items located in Cloverville

 

GENERAL RULES