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  • All County Fair Registrations and Forms Due

    July 6, 2015

    County Fair Registrations, Horse Show Entries, Coggins Papers, Lama Show Entries, Fashion Revue Forms, and Health Papers for Horses, Turkeys, Dogs, Cats, Pets, and any animal imported into MN are due.

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  • Livestock Quality Assurance & Ethics Training - Alexandria

    July 9, 2015

    5:30pm - 8:30pm

    Alexandria

    All youth participating as a State Fair 4-H livestock exhibitor in beef, dairy, sheep, swine, poultry, rabbits, meat and dairy goat and lama must have completed the a Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics workshop. Certification is required prior to county fair qualifying show and is good for three fair seasons. The level of training required is determined by the grade of the youth at the time the training takes place.

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  • Pope County 4-H Horse Show

    July 11, 2015

    8:00am - 3:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Horse Arena

    This is the annual Pope County 4-H Horse Show and state qualifying event for Pope County 4-H members!

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  • CMCA 4-H/FFA Beef Show 2015

    July 11, 2015

    10:00am

    Aitkin

    CMCA 4-H/FFA Beef Show 2015

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  • 4-H Summer Escape

    July 15, 2015

    8:00am - 8:00pm

    Escape this summer with the magical fun of Mary Poppins! Do you enjoy the arts? We do too! Join us for the 4-H Summer Escape to Chanhassen Dinner Theater. We will take a day long trip to see Mary Poppins live! Be sure not to miss out on this fun filled adventure!

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  • Regional 4-H Lama Show

    July 20, 2015

    4:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood

    This is the state qualifying 4-H Lama Show for Douglas, Grant, Lac Qui Parle, Pope, Stevens, Swift, and Traverse Counties.

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  • Pope County 4-H Family Consumer Science Judging Day

    July 28, 2015

    8:30am - 12:00pm

    Glenwood Lutheran Church

    All Child Development, Clothing & Textiles, Consumer Education, Fashion Revue, Home Environment, Needle Arts, and Quilting projects are judged this day (and not during the fair)!

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  • Pope County 4-H Food Revue

    July 28, 2015

    1:00pm

    Glenwood Lutheran Church

    Food Revue is a fun event for members interested in planning a meal, preparing a portion of that meal, and designing a matching place setting.

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  • Pope County 4-H Demonstration Day

    July 28, 2015

    5:00pm

    Glenwood Lutheran Church

    Demonstrations can be fun, easy, and a skill you will value the rest of your life!

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  • Pope County 4-H Performing Arts Conference Judging

    July 28, 2015

    6:00pm

    Glenwood Lutheran Church

    A favorite event for many, that highlights the performing arts and clothing & textiles projects members have completed during the year.

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  • Pope County 4-H Performing Arts and Fashion Revue

    July 28, 2015

    7:00pm

    Glenwood Lutheran Church

    A favorite event for many, that highlights the performing arts and clothing & textiles projects members have completed during the year.

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  • Livestock Superintendents Meeting

    July 30, 2015

    7:00pm

    Pope County Courthouse Community Room

    Each livestock project has 1-2 volunteers that provide leadership within the species and organizes tasks associated with the fair for that species (i.e. checking in animals, stalling, finding show volunteers, recording names of State Fair trip winners and Auction participants). The group meets once prior to the fair and once during the fair to communicate plans, tasks, issues, etc.

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  • Pre-Fair Clean-up

    August 2, 2015

    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood

    All Animal Science/Livestock families plus families from the Ben Wade Blazers, Busy Beavers, and New Horizons need to help with Pre-Fair Clean-Up.

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  • Pope County Fair 4-H Exhibit Entry & Judging

    August 4, 2015

    1:00pm - 6:00pm

    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 4-H Poultry Show

    August 5, 2015

    12:00pm - 5:00pm

    Livestock Arena, Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood

    Official show of the Pope County 4-H Poultry projects.

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  • Pope County Fair

    August 5, 2015 to August 9, 2015

    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood

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

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  • County Fair Animal Exhibit Entry Deadline

    August 5, 2015

    3:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds, Glenwood

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

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  • Pope County 4-H Goat Show

    August 6, 2015

    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

    August 6, 2015

    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

    August 6, 2015

    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

    August 6, 2015

    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 7, 2015

    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 7, 2015

    1:00pm - 5:00pm

    Pope County Fairgrounds Livestock Arena

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

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  • Pope County 4-H Round Robin Showmanship Contest

    August 8, 2015

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

    August 8, 2015

    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 Pet & Cat Show

    August 8, 2015

    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 8, 2015

    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 Lamb Lead

    August 8, 2015

    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 Premium Auction

    August 8, 2015

    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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  • Livestock State Fair Trip Meeting

    August 9, 2015

    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 9, 2015

    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 Trip Meeting for Building Exhibits

    August 9, 2015

    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 9, 2015

    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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  • Post-Fair Clean-up

    August 10, 2015

    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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  • State Fair Exhibits Due to the Extension Office

    August 19, 2015

    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 Livestock Encampment

    August 26, 2015 to August 30, 2015

    10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    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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  • State Fair Bus and Semi Load-out

    August 26, 2015

    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 4-H Lama Encampment

    September 2, 2015 to September 4, 2015

    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 11, 2015 to September 13, 2015

    Alexandria Shooting Park, 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 18, 2015 to September 21, 2015

    Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul

    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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  • Awards Nominations Due

    September 21, 2015

    Awards Nominations Due

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  • Records Due to Extension Office

    September 21, 2015

    Project Records are due to the Extension Office.

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  • Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show

    September 26, 2015 to September 27, 2015

    Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul

    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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  • Minnesota 4-H Horse Regional Meeting

    October 10, 2015

    10:00am - 12:00pm

    The Minnesota 4-H regional horse meetings are designed to provide educational opportunities to 4-H'ers and adult volunteers. It also serves as a venue to discuss best practices between counties by allowing counties to discuss their programs and find new and better ways of doing things. The meetings serve to provide a communication tool to inform 4-H members and leaders as a way to learn new changes and policies and to have an avenue to provide feedback to the State Horse PDC through their regional representatives. State PDC members, serve as the hosts of these meetings. Meetings are held on the second Saturday of October, January and April each year.

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  • Pope County 4-H Awards Program

    October 11, 2015

    Annual awards program to celebrate the successes of both members and volunteers during the past year.

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  • Club Program Yearly Calendars Due

    November 1, 2015

    Every club is asked to complete a Club Program Yearly Calendar each year. Included in the Club Program are a list of Club Leaders and Club Officers as well as a schedule of meetings for the upcoming year including times, locations, agenda items, and educational programs. This is a Club Due Date to help keep club leaders on track with the Charter Renewal Process.

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  • Club Financial Reviews and Annual Financial Reports Due

    November 1, 2015

    Every 4-H club with financial holdings must complete an annual Financial Review and Financial Report. This is a Club Due Date to keep Club Leaders/Treasurers on track with the Club Charter Renewal process.

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  • Club Proposed Budgets Due

    November 1, 2015

    Every club is asked to complete a Club Proposed Budget each year. This is a Club Due Date to help keep club leaders on track with the Charter Renewal Process. Clubs do not need to turn their Club Budgets into the Extension Office by this date, but should have them completed in order to review and approve them at their November club meeting.

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  • Club Charters Due

    November 30, 2015

    Clubs must submit Club Charter renewal paperwork each year in order to formally be recognized as a 4-H group and provides the group the privilege of using the 4-H name, emblem, and tax exempt status.

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