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Thomas County

Thomas County Fair: July 24th - July 29th, 2023

2023 Fair Theme: Carnival Lights & Country Nights

The Thomas County Fair is held at the end of July or first of August. The guidelines and rules are listed in the county Fair book. All members must be re-enrolled in 4-H (on 4-H Online) by December 1st, 2022 and can add or drop projects until May 1st. Livestock must be identified by earlier dates (weighed-in). Check with the Extension Office for the actual identification (weigh-in) date for each species.

We put together a fair packet of information for the 4-H families. In this packet you will find a fair book, entry cards, 4-Hers exhibitor numbers and everything else you will need to know to exhibit at the fair. Fair packets can be picked up at the Extension Office. When you receive your fair packet, you should take the time to sit down and read every section that pertains to your exhibits in the fair book, and to read the information concerning the entry of exhibits. Pre-entries are required on the following exhibits, market steer, breeding heifers, breeding hog, market hog, market lamb, breeding ewe, bucket calf, yearling bucket calf, market goats, dairy goats, horse, poultry, rabbits, cats, hand pets, dogs, showmanship for all species, demonstrations and illustrated talks, clothing construction, buymanship, fashion revue, foods, home environment, welding, woodworking, and visual arts.

Livestock Project Resources

sheep front page

K-State Sheep Project Guide

show pig guide

K-State Show Pig Guide

Beef Education Logo

Beef Educational Book

meat goat

K-State Meat Goat Project Guide