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  • Pre-Fair Clean-up

    July 27, 2014

    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood

    All Animal Science/Livestock families plus families from the Lakeview, Villard Livewires, Waska Wonders, Pleasant Hill Troopers, and Wayside 4-H Clubs need to help with Pre-Fair Clean-Up.

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  • Pope County Fair 4-H Exhibit Entry & Judging

    July 29, 2014

    1:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds 4-H Building

    All 4-H Building projects must be entered and judged during this time period.

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  • Pope County Fair Veterinary Check Times

    July 29, 2014

    3:30pm - 8:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood, MN

    Animals must be examined by the official fair vet prior to entering the barns. Enter the fairgrounds from the furthest north entrance, north of the horse arena, and proceed around the back of the horse barn to near the cattle tie-outs/manure bin/horse barn entrance. The vet will exam your animals, you will receive a sticker to place on your stall card, and then you can proceed to unload your animals.

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  • Animal Science Interviews

    July 29, 2014

    4:00pm - 7:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood - Horse Barn

    Animal Science exhibitors should plan to attend one of the two interview times during the County Fair.

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  • Pope County Fair Veterinary Check Times

    July 30, 2014

    8:00am - 11:00am

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood, MN

    Animals must be examined by the official fair vet prior to entering the barns. Enter the fairgrounds from the furthest north entrance, north of the horse arena, and proceed around the back of the horse barn to near the cattle tie-outs/manure bin/horse barn entrance. The vet will exam your animals, you will receive a sticker to place on your stall card, and then you can proceed to unload your animals.

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  • Pope County Fair Veterinary Check Times

    July 30, 2014

    1:00pm - 3:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood, MN

    Animals must be examined by the official fair vet prior to entering the barns. Enter the fairgrounds from the furthest north entrance, north of the horse arena, and proceed around the back of the horse barn to near the cattle tie-outs/manure bin/horse barn entrance. The vet will exam your animals, you will receive a sticker to place on your stall card, and then you can proceed to unload your animals.

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  • County Fair Livestock and Animal Science Project Entry Deadline

    July 30, 2014

    3:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood

    All livestock and animal science projects must be in place at the County Fair in order to qualify for awards.

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  • Pope County Fair

    July 30, 2014

    3:00pm - August 3, 2014

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood

    This annual event is full of interesting exhibits, animals, grandstand events, food, rides, and fun!

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  • Animal Science Interviews

    July 30, 2014

    3:00pm - 5:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood - Horse Barn

    Animal Science exhibitors should plan to attend one of the two interview times during the County Fair.

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  • Pope County 4-H Goat Show

    July 31, 2014

    8:00am - 12:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    The official county show for the 4-H goat project.

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  • Pope County 4-H Dairy Show

    July 31, 2014

    12:00pm - 3:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    The official county show of the 4-H dairy project.

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  • Pope County 4-H Rabbit Show

    July 31, 2014

    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    The official county show for the 4-H rabbit project.

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  • Pope County 4-H Sheep Show

    July 31, 2014

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    The official county show for the 4-H sheep project.

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  • Pope County 4-H Swine Show

    August 1, 2014

    8:00am - 11:30am

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    The official county show of the 4-H swine project.

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  • Pope County 4-H Beef Show

    August 1, 2014

    1:00pm - 5:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    The official county show of the 4-H beef project.

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  • Barnyard Palooza

    August 1, 2014

    4:30pm - 6:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds 4-H Building

    Learn about the animals at the Fair, get a chance to see how they are taken care of and what they eat, and get a taste of the farm life.

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  • Pope County 4-H Premium Auction

    August 2, 2014

    9:00am - 11:30am

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    The Pope County 4-H Premium Auction started over 60 years ago as a way to encourage growth of the entire county 4-H program, encourage 4-H livestock project participation, maintain livestock members in the county, provide training in livestock marketing, encourage improved livestock quality, and acquaint the public with 4-H projects.

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  • Pope County 4-H Lamb Lead, Pet & Cat Show Interviews

    August 2, 2014

    12:00pm - 2:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds 4-H Building

    All Lamb Lead, Pet & Cat Show participants must sign up for a conference interview with the judge prior to the show.

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  • Pope County 4-H Alumni Showmanship

    August 2, 2014

    12:30pm - 2:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    Pope County 4-H Alumni are invited to participate in a fun showmanship contest at the Pope County Fair.

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  • Pope County 4-H Lamb Lead

    August 2, 2014

    2:30pm - 3:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    The official county lamb lead show of 4-H sheep project members.

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  • Pope County 4-H Pet & Cat Show

    August 2, 2014

    3:00pm - 3:30pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    The official county show for the 4-H pet & cat projects.

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  • Pope County 4-H Lama Exhibition Show

    August 2, 2014

    4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    A fun exhibition show for 4-H Lama project members to show the public their project work this year.

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  • Pope County 4-H Round Robin Showmanship Contest

    August 2, 2014

    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    The Champion and Reserve Champion Showmanship winner from each grade division in Beef, Sheep, and Swine are invited to participate in the Round Robin Showmanship Contest, which names an overall champion showman in the 3 grade divisions.

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  • Livestock State Fair Trip Meeting

    August 3, 2014

    9:00am - 10:30am

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    All State Fair trip winners in Beef, Dairy, Goat, Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep, and Swine should plan to attend this meeting. Members will receive their registration packets and important details for their trip.

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  • Pope County 4-H Fun Horse Show

    August 3, 2014

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Horse Arena

    A fun horse show for Pope County 4-H members to participate in.

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  • State Fair Meeting

    August 3, 2014

    4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

    All members taking a State Fair trip in any project area other than Livestock (Beef, Dairy, Goat, Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep, & Swine) should plan to attend this meeting. Important information will be provided and registration will be completed.

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  • County Fair Exhibit Release

    August 3, 2014

    5:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood

    County Fair exhibits must stay on display until the official County Fair release time. Exhibits leaving early will forfeit awards and premiums.

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  • 4-H Family Fun Day

    August 10, 2014

    1:30pm - 4:00pm

    Barsness Park, Glenwood, MN

    End the summer with a day of fun filled games and activities with your 4-H friends from across the county!

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  • State Fair Exhibits Due to the Extension Office

    August 13, 2014

    Pope County Extension Office

    All State Fair Exhibits must be returned to the Extension Office by this deadline. Extension staff bring all of Pope County's 4-H exhibits to the State Fair and picks them all up at the end of the fair. 4-H exhibits are on display in the 4-H Building the entire span of the State Fair.

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  • State Fair Bus and Semi Load-out

    August 20, 2014

    10:00am

    Pope County Fairgrounds 4-H Building

    State Fair Livestock exhibitors electing to ride the county provided bus and/or haul their animal on the county provided semi must be ready to begin loading at this time.

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  • State Fair Livestock Encampment

    August 20, 2014

    10:00am - August 24, 2014

    Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul

    All of the 4-H livestock shows are held during the first 4 days of the Minnesota State Fair. 4-H members must arrive the day before the State Fair opens in order to get their animals in place, check-ed, weighed, and attend exhibitor meetings.

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  • Minnesota State Fair

    August 21, 2014 to September 1, 2014

    Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Avenue North, St. Paul

    4-H plays a pivotal role in youth development and public education at the Minnesota State Fair. More than 7,000 4-H youth have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate fairgoers through 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and 4-H promotion.

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  • State Fair Regular Encampment

    August 24, 2014 to August 26, 2014

    Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul

    There are 4 different regular encampments during the State Fair for all 4-H projects except animal science/livestock. Counties are assigned to a different encampment each year on a rotating basis.

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  • State Fair 4-H Lama Encampment

    August 27, 2014 to August 29, 2014

    Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul

    The State Fair 4-H Lama encampment is held during the same time as the open class Lama encampment. This is not during the 4-H Livestock Encampment, so members may take a livestock project as well as a Lama project to State Fair.

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  • State Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational

    September 5, 2014 to September 7, 2014

    Alexandria Shooting Park, Alexandria

    The 2014 State Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational will be held the weekend of September 5-7 in Alexandria. The 4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational event involves approximately 800 young people in the following areas: archery, muzzle loader, shotgun, air rifle, .22 Rifle, air pistol, silhouette fun shoot, and skill-a-thon. It culminates the year-long shooting and wildlife project. More than 16 events are awarded to 10 places.

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  • Minnesota 4-H State Horse Show

    September 12, 2014 to September 15, 2014

    Minnesota State Fair Grounds

    The Minnesota 4-H State Horse Show is an annual event held each September after the Minnesota State Fair. Preparation and participation in this show provides life skills and learning experiences for 4-H Horse Project members, their families and leaders.

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  • Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show

    September 20, 2014 to September 21, 2014

    Minnesota State Fair Grounds

    The Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show is an annual event held in the fall after the Minnesota State Fair. The State Dog Show consists of agility, obedience, showmanship and rally events.

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