Department A 4-H Club

DEPARTMENT A 4-H CLUB DEPARTMENT
Chairman: Stephanie Milner 4-H Youth Specialist

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DELTA FAIR
4-H LIVESTOCK SHOW
GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
ALL ANIMALS MUST HAVE CLEAN HEALTH CERTIFICATE AND
ALL MARKET ANIMALS WILL BE WEIGHED WHEN UNLOADED.
1. Each animal shown at the fair must be nominated by July 25, 2020. ALL animals
must have official identification (ear tag, ear notch, tatoo, etc.) when nominated. All
animals must also be registered by August 25, 2020. Registration forms are to be
mailed to Dale McClelland, 1254 State Highway F, Cardwell, Missouri 63829 or
emailed to 4mfarms3291@gmail.com. If animals are not officially identified,
nominated and registered, they will not be eligible to show or sell at the fair. There
will be NO exceptions.
2. 4-H classes are open to 4-H members who live in Dunklin County, Stoddard County,
New Madrid County, Butler County and Pemiscot County, Missouri. Members
entering livestock must be paid-up, active members in their chapters or clubs in
order to be eligible for premiums.
3. Any question of sickness in exhibited livestock will be resolved by inspection by a
DVM. Sick animals will be removed upon the recommendations of the veterinarian,
regardless of the health certificate in possession. Health papers should be given
to livestock committee before animals are unloaded.
4. All entries will be accepted from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September
28, 2020. Weigh-in will be at 5:30 p.m.
Due to lack of washing facilities, all
animals must be washed and cleaned before arrival.
The show will be
Thursday, October 1, 2020 and will begin at 6:00 p.m.
5. Livestock can be checked out between the hours of 8:00 a.m. through 10:00 a.m.
on Sunday, October 4, 2020.
6. Each exhibitor mush show their own animal in each class unless they have more
than one animal in the same class; then, they may choose someone to exhibit the
extra animal for them.
7. All judging will be done by the Danish system, which includes blue, red, and white
ribbon groups. Each animal will be judged on its own merit. All ribbons will be
awarded at the judge’s discretion. The decision of the judge is final.
8. Exhibitors are limited to two entries per class species.
9. Exhibitors in market classes will be limited to showing not more than 2 market hogs,
2 market lambs, 2 market goats, and 2 rabbits.
Only one animal each can be
sold, UNLESS the exhibitor has both Grand and Reserve of that species.
10. The decision of the judge will be final and irrevocable in regard to premiums
awarded. In any show where there is only one entry, the judge reserved the right
to award less than first premium, if entry does not warrant the same.
11. A quorum of the livestock committee may reserve the right to discontinue any
livestock activity in the event of bad weather or other unavoidable causes.
12. The time between shows will be held to ten (10) minutes after the previous show,
NO EXCEPTIONS.
13. Only the Judge, Livestock Chairman, Livestock Co-Chairman and Exhibitor may be
in the ring during show.

14. No responsibility will be taken in case of fire, theft, damage, injury, or death of any
person, animal or article.
15. Each livestock exhibitor is responsible for feeding and watering daily of their
livestock and for furnishing the bedding, feed, water, water bucket, and feed bucket.
16. All entries must, in all cases, be made in the clerk’s books, and entry ticket attached
before animals will be permitted to compete for premiums.
17. Leaders of 4-H will be responsible for the conduct of their members,. Misconduct
means withdrawal of exhibits. Parents will assume the responsibility for youth ages
7 and under. In accordance with the State 4-H Office, youth enrolled as 4-H Clover
Kids will not be eligible to show or sell in any livestock category.
18. Exhibitor must be present for animal to show.
19. All exhibitors are required to complete the Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance
certification program in order to show their animals.
20.
There will be NO POULTRY entries.
MARKET SWINE
Age Limit: Must not be older than 8 months.
Weight Limit: 235 – 320 pounds
Two pigs per exhibitor may be shown.
Must have premise ID Tags, 840 tags and clean health papers from a certified
Veterinarian.
MARKET SHEEP
Age Limit: Must not be older than 12 months.
Weight Limit: 50 – 175 pounds
Two lambs per exhibitor may be shown.
Must have Scrapies ID Tags in ears and clean health papers from a certified
Veterinarian.
MARKET GOATS
Age Limit: Must not be older than 12 months.
Weight Limit: 25 – 150 pounds
Two goats per exhibitor may be shown.
Must have Scrapies ID Tags in ears and clean health papers from a certified
Veterinarian.
MARKET RABBITS
Age Limit: Must not be older than 6 months.
Weight Limit: NONE
Two rabbits per exhibitor may be shown.
Must have identification tatoos in ears and clean health papers from a certified
Veterinarian.
NO ANIMALS CAN BE NOMINATED, REGISTERED,
OR SHOWN BY MORE THAN ONE EXHIBITOR

RULES AND REGULATIONS:
NOTE: Entries must be picked up Saturday between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
1) All exhibitors MUST be members of 4-H Clubs in the Delta Fair trade area.
2) All entries MUST be the work of the exhibitor, and shall have been made within the past 12 months.
3) Entries will be accepted on the Monday before the Fair, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
4) All entries MUST remain on display until 8:00 p.m., Saturday (last day of the Fair).
5) All entries MUST be marked with a label, placed inside or underneath, giving entrant’s name and address.
6) Awards will be made on classes listed in Premium Schedule ONLY.
7) The exhibitor MUST arrange to have exhibits picked up between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., Saturday (last night of Fair). The sponsors will take every precaution to prevent damage or loss, but cannot be responsible if any such damage or loss does occur.
8) Blue, Red, and White ribbon winners receive the points indicated in premium list. Each point shall be worth no less than 50 cents.
9) No contestant will be allowed more than one entry per lot (per class, if no lot).
10) Items not listed in this category will not be accepted.
11) All canned goods MUST be in standard jars.
12) Best of Show Rosettes will be awarded in clothing, foods, and crafts, and will receive $15.00.

Section A — CLOTHING
• Class 1: SLEEPING GARMENTS
Lot 1 – Gowns 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 2 – House Coats 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 3 – Pajama Pants 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 2: SPORT CLOTHES
Lot 1 – Short Set 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 2 – Slack Set 12 – 8 – 4
Lot 3 – Swimsuits 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 4 – Play suits/Jumpsuits 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 5 – Pant Suits 12 – 8 – 4
Lot 6 – Blouse and Skirt set 9 –6 – 3

• Class 3: CHILDREN’S WEAR
Lot 1 – Child’s Dress or Suit 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 2 – Child’s Play Clothes 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 4: APRONS
Lot 1 – Chef’s Apron 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 2 – Half Apron 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 5: FORMALS and PARTY DRESSES
Lot 1 – Short 15 – 10 – 5
Lot 2 – Long 15 – 10 – 5

• Class 6: SINGLE ITEM
Lot 1 – Blouses 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 2 – Pants  9 – 6 – 3
Lot 3 – Skirts 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 4 – Sewn Purses 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 5 – Shorts 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 6 – Miscellaneous 9 – 6 – 3

Section B – FOOD PREPARATION
• Class 7: CAKES
Lot 1 – 1/4 white butter cake 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 2 – 1/4 yellow butter cake 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 3 – 1/4 chocolate butter cake 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 4 – 1/4 carrot cake 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 5 – 1/4 pound cake 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 6 – 1/4 angel food cake 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 7 – 1/4 box cake masterpiece (box cake with additions) 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 8 – 1/4 upside-down cake 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 9 – Whole decorated cake 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 10 – Cupcakes (3) 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 11 – Decorated cupcakes (3) 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 12 – 1/4 miscellaneous 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 8: PIES
Lot 1 – Apple 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 2 – Cherry 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 3 – Peach 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 4 – Berry 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 5 – Pecan 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 9: PLAIN PIE CRUST
Lot 1 – Plain Pie Crust 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 10: NUT BREAD
Lot 1 – 1/2 loaf Nut Bread 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 11: COOKIES (3 small cookies)
Lot 1 – Bar cookies 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 2 – Drop cookies 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 3 – Roll cookies 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 4 – Refrigerator cookies 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 5 – Shaped cookies 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 6 – Unbaked cookies 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 12: CANDY (3 small pieces)
Lot 1 – Fudge 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 2 – Divinity 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 3 – Other 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 13: QUICK BREADS
Lot 1 – Muffins (3) 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 2 – Biscuits (5) 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 3 – Cornbread 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 4 – Hush Puppies 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 14: YEAST BREADS
Lot 1 – Plain Rolls (5) 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 2 – Sweet Rolls (5) 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 3 – Tea Ring 9 – 6 – 3
Lot 4 – Loaf (1/2) 9 – 6 – 3

Section C – FOOD PRESERVATION

• Class 15 – CANNED VEGETABLES 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 16 – CANNED FRUITS 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 17 – JELLIES 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 18 – PRESERVES, BUTTERS and MARMALADES 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 19 – PICKLES 6 – 4 – 2

Section D – CRAFTS

• Class 20 – PILLOWS 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 21 – CHILDREN’S TOYS 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 22 – EMBROIDER WORK
Lot 1 – Hand-made 6 – 4 – 2
Lot 2 – Machine-made 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 23 – KNITTING and CROCHETING 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 24 – CROSS-STITCH 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 25 – FABRIC PAINTING 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 26 – PICTURE (Painting/sketches) 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 27 – SPIN ART 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 28 – CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS 3 – 2 – 1

• Class 29 – WOODWORKING 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 30 – CENTERPIECES / FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 31 – HAIR ACCESSORIES 3 – 2 – 1

• Class 32 – JEWELRY 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 33 – DECORATED PURSES 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 34 – CANDLE MAKING 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 35 – SCRAPBOOKING
Lot 1 – Book 8 – 4 – 2
Lot 2 – Page 6 – 4 – 2

• Class 36 – WEAVING 9 – 6 – 3

• Class 37 – MISCELLANEOUS CRAFTS 6 – 4 – 2