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2020 4-H Events

Kansas State Fair Results

As any other results become available, they will be added as in the past years. 



As any other results become available, they will be added as in the past years. 




State  Fair   Click  the  link  to  see  project-specific  requirements  Information  for Virtual  Exhibits

Note;  The State 4-H  PDF form click above appears in very small print,  you will need to enlarge to view.

Instructions:  Attach information in an e-mail file to  AtchisonCoExt@ksu.edu   We must enter all data by  August  31 noon.

Trouble Shooting Fillable PDF files
  • Save the file to your computer.  Do not fill in the form from a web browser. 
  • After downloading, double-check what program is opening the file.  Make sure you are opening the file in Adobe Acrobat Reader.  Some computers will default to open a PDF in a web browser which will not work with a fillable form.    

 Results and Showcasing 

Results and the showcasing of exhibits will be done through the FairEntry program.  The live link will be posted once results are ready.   

  • August 31st - All-County/Unit entries into FairEntry
  • September 12th - Results and Showcase go live
FairEntry Help 
Notice of Photo Release 

By submitting an entry to this fair showcase, the 4-H member grants permission to Kansas 4-H the use and rights associated with the use of the photograph and quotes, in promotional publication, online, and other media, without compensation. The 4-H member who created the project will be credited whenever and wherever the photo is shared, published, or reproduced in print or digital media. 

Contests and Events
  • Kansas State Fair 4-H FCS Judging Contest

The FCS Judging Contest will be held virtually using Qualtrics. The contest will be open on September 19, from 9 am to 9 pm.  No registration fee will be charged.  More details – KSF Family and Consumer Sciences Judging Contest

  • Kansas State Fair 4-H Poultry Judging Contest 

This event will be held in person on Kansas State Fairgrounds on Sept 5th during the Poultry show.  Registration is due August 31st More information can be found at KSF Poultry Judging. 

  • Kansas State Fair 4-H Photography Judging Contest 

The event will be held virtually this year.  It will run from September 12th through Sept 17th.  There is no registration fee this year to participate.  Registration is Due August 31st.  An email with the participation link will be sent directly to participants.   

  • Kansas State Fair 4-H Crops Identification Contest Delayed 

The 2020 Kansas State Fair 4-H Crops Identification Contest that historically has been held the first weekend of the KSF, will be pushed back into the fall for 2020.  It will still be conducted this fall, and it will be a virtual contest only.  Full details about the contest will be published on or before October 15, 2020, on the Kansas 4-H web site.  We thank you for your patience as we totally revamp the delivery of this popular contest due to COVID-19.  For more information, contact Deryl Waldren, Kansas 4-H Crops Coordinator, dwaldren@ksu.edu

 General State Fair Information 

(Departments that are included: Visual Arts, Clothing and Textiles, Crops Identification, Demonstrations, Dog Show, Energy Management, Entomology, FCS Judging, Fashion Revue, Fiber Arts, Foods - Nutrition, Foods - Preservation, Forestry, Geology, Home Environment, Horticulture**, Horse Show, Photography, Photography Judging, Shooting Sports, Spacetech (Astronomy, Computers, GPS/GIS, Robotics and Rocketry), Wildlife and Woodworking.)

(Departments that are included in the 4-H/FFA Handbook include: Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goats, Horticulture**, Poultry, Poultry Judging, Rabbits, Crops, Sheep, Meat Goats, Beef and Swine)

Grand Drive Entries

Grand Drive Scholarship Application

**Horticulture is listed in both Handbooks and is a 4-H/FFA Department. 

4-H Exhibit Area Downloads

Entry Collection Sheets
Clothing and Textiles
Crops and Crops Judging
Demonstrations and Illustrated Talks
Dog Show
Energy Management
Fashion Revue
FCS Judging
Fiber Arts
Foods and Nutrition
Foods Preservation
Geology and Lapidary
Home Environment
Horse Show
Photography Judging Contest
Shooting Sports
Space Tech
Visual Arts


Discovery Days, K-State CampusMay 27-29, 2020
Pioneer Trails 4-H CampJune 4-7, 2020
Atchison County FairAugust 5-8, 2020

Rock Springs 4-H Camp June 4-June 7, 2020

Youth ages 8 (as of January 1, 2020) through completing 7th grade in 2020 are invited to attend.
Older teens are invited to apply to be a camp counselor.
2020 Camp fee is $155 and includes transportation and all camp costs except personal snacks and souvenirs.
Stay with a friend and meet new friends from other counties. 

4H Grows Here jpg logo


Links to helpful videos about presentations and demonstrations to help you prepare for County 4-H Day:

It's Showtime! How to Demonstrate the 4-H Way

Delaware 4-H Demonstration Contest

How to Give a Demonstration/Illustrated Talk