WHO CAN ENTER?

  • Open to all Residents of Howard County and surrounding communities.
  • For Open Class categories, 4-H/FFA experience is not necessary.
  • Children, Teens, Adults of all ages.
  • 4-H/FFA competitions open to Howard County 4-H/FFA only.
    • Open to Howard County 4-H/FFA Club members who are enrolled and active in 4-H work no later than June 1st of the current year.
    • All 4-H/FFA Entries must be made online from June 1 – July 1, 2021.

FOR COMMERCIAL EXHIBITORS:

HOW DO I ENTER?

4-H / FFA Entries

  • Entries for most 4-H Departments must be made through the 4-H online entry system found at www.Howard4-H.org.
  • Entries for the following 4-H Departments must be made through the fair’s online entry system: Dairy Cattle, Beef Heifers, Breeding Meat Goats, Dairy Goats, Pygmy Goats, and Breeding Sheep.

Open Class Entries

For the departments shown below, fair entries MUST be made online during the published dates.

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE ENTRY ACCESS 

Open Class Departments: Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Meat & Wool Breeding Sheep, Dairy Goats, Rabbits, and Poultry

  • Online entries will be open June 1, 2021 – July 1, 2021.
  • Entries will not be accepted after July 1st, 2021.
  • All entries in these Open Class Departments: Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, and Meat & Wool Breeding Sheep, Dairy Goats, Rabbits, and Poultry must be entered online. Paper entry forms will not be used.
  • You are responsible for reviewing all rules/regulations in the Fair Book.
  • For Livestock, please review all rules and print out and bring your self certification, located in the Fair Book and forms section.

Open Class Departments: Home Arts, Farm Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Honey & Beeswax, and Wool Fleece & Fiber

  • Online entries will be accepted July 2, 2021 – July 28, 2021.
  • After July 28, 2021, entries in these departments must be made in person at the Fair during the designated times shown in each department’s rules as printed in the Fair Book.
  • Please note, pre-entries in these departments are preferred, but not required. If you prefer to enter your items in person, you may do so. For dates and times, please refer to each department’s rules as printed in the Fair Book.

FOR QUESTIONS OR PROBLEMS WITH ONLINE ENTRIES PLEASE

E-MAIL: HOWARDCOUNTYFAIRMD@GMAIL.COM

OPEN & 4-H LIVESTOCK BARN/STALL &/OR PEN ASSIGNMENTS:

* Available by August 7, 2021. Assignments are subject to change. For the latest information, please check with the respective superintendent.

  • Open Assignments: Beef, Dairy, and Sheep
  • 4-H Assignments: Beef, Dairy, Goats, Sheep, and Swine
    • CLICK HERE for Open Class Sheep & 4-H Sheep Barn/Pen Assignments
      (To be posted when available)
    • CLICK HERE for 4-H Beef Barn/Stall Assignments
    • CLICK HERE for 4-H Goat Barn/Pen Assignments
      (To be posted when available)
    • CLICK HERE for 4-H Swine Pen Assignments
      (To be posted when available)