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4-H ONTARIO PROGRAMS 
Watch our youth in showcasing their skills at the Barrie Fair’s 4-H Shows and support their pathway into becoming leaders in our communities

4-H Ontario is a not-for-profit organization that provides youth aged 6-21 with different types of programs that include but aren’t limited to, mentoring, competitions, skill building, leadership, networking and more!

 

4H Additional Rules- Friday August 25th

  1. Date of Birth is required on all entry forms.
  2. Any 4H member who does not win prize money will be awarded $10 for participation.
  3. 4H Herdsman competitions (Classes 14, 26 & 40) are to be pre-entered by 4H leaders. All 4H Clubs are encouraged to set up their stall areas as a distinct club exhibit. Each exhibit MUST have a sign/ banner with the club name and individual signs for each animal. The following will be used to judge the competition:
    1. General Appearance
    2. Courtesy and neatness of attendance
    3. Neatness of exhibitor area.
  4. Group of 3 entries are to be pre-entered by the 4H leader. There will be 1 entry per club permitted in each section.
  5. No cattle/sheep will be permitted access to our fairgrounds unless they have an undamaged, intact approved RFID tag. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to ensure that all of the tags on their animals are undamaged and applied properly prior to leaving your property and prior to unloading at the fairgrounds.
  6. IF an animal loses a tag while on our fairgrounds, you must immediately notify the appropriate committee head/ staff member and re-tag it with an RFID tag that has been supplied by our Agricultural Society at a charge to the exhibitor of $100. YOU will be responsible for applying the supplied tag to your animal prior to loading the animal to exit the property. Owners are required to bring their own taggers/ pliers to apply replacement tags, and equipment to restrain the animal if required.
  7. Animals that have lost a tag may not be allowed to show unless it has been re-tagged.

Committee Chair: Charlotte Lange; 705-424-6270; [email protected]

4H Sheep

      • COMMITTEE HEAD
      • SHOW DETAILS
        • DATE: Friday, August 23rd, 2024
        • TIME: 2:00PM (Animals on site at 8:00AM)
        • LOCATION(S): Barn 2
      • PRIZE MONEY
        • 1st: $25 2nd: $20 3rd: $15 4th: $10

      1.

      Peewee Showmanship Prize: $10

      5-8 years of age as of January 1st

      2.

      Showmanship- Novice

      Exhibitor must be 9-11 years of age

      3.

      Showmanship - Junior

      Exhibitor must be 12-14 years of age

      4.

      Showmanship - Intermediate

      Exhibitor must be 15-17 years of age

      5.

      Showmanship - Senior

      Exhibitor must be 18-21 years of age

      Champion Showman / Reserve Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20

      7.

      January Spring Ewe Lambs

      Born Jan 1st, 2024 - Jan 31st, 2024

      8.

      February Spring Ewe Lambs

      Born February 1st, 2024 - February 28th, 2024

      9.

      Late Spring Ewe Lambs

      Born March 1st and later of current year

      Champion Ewe Lamb / Reserve Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20

      10.

      Market Lamb

      Born after January 1, 2024. Under 110 pounds

      Champion Market Lamb / Reserve Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20

      13.

      Group of 3 Ewe Lambs from One 4H Club

      See Additional Rules

      14.

      Herdsman Competition Prizes: 1st: $25, others: $20

      4H Beef

        • BEEF SHOW COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON
        • COMMITTEE HEAD
        • SHOW DETAILS
          • DATE: Friday, August 23rd, 2024
          • TIME: 4:00pm (Animals on site NO EARLIER then 12pm)
          • LOCATION(S): Barn 5 - Ties, Barn 4 - Show Ring
        • PRIZE MONEY
          • 1st: $30 2nd: $25 3rd: $20 4th: $15 5th: $10

        RULES:

          1. Dress Code: This is a 4-H therefore contestants are required to wear a white collared shirt & black trousers or slacks — no bluejeans, no ball caps, no hats, and no running shoes. This will apply throughout the show.
          2. Group of 3:1 entry per 4-H Club – 4 animals from same Club – Animals must have been exhibited in previous classes.
          3. Herdsman Award: 1 entry per club, Best 4-H Display in Barns. All entrys MUST tie with their 4-H Club
            1. Points followed by:
              1. Presentaion of Exhibit (55 Points)
                1. Decorations: Neat & Eye Catching - 20 points
                2. Backdrop: Simple and not overdone- 20 points
                3. Signs: Tidy, easy to read, Complete information, one per animal- 15 points
              2. Care Of Cattle (45 Points)
                1. Cattle: Clean, well-groomed, Comfortable, tied, properly fed and watered - 20 points
                2. Aisles/Feed, Storaged & Equipment: Neat, able to walk through feed alleys, Chutes Clean and out of way- 10 Points
                3. Bedding/Packs: Adequate Bedding, Clean, Bright, Straight lines- 15 points
          4. No cattle will be permitted access to our fairgrounds unless they have an undamaged, intact approved RFID tag. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to ensure that all of the tags on their animals are undamaged and applied properly prior to leaving your property and prior to unloading at the fairgrounds.
          5. IF an animal loses a tag while on our fairgrounds, you must immediately notify the appropriate committee head/ staff member and re-tag it with an RFID tag that has been supplied by our Agricultural Society at a charge to the exhibitor of $100. YOU will be responsible for applying the supplied tag to your animal prior to loading the animal to exit the property. Owners are required to bring their own taggers/ pliers to apply replacement tags, and equipment to restrain the animal if required.
          6. Animals that have lost a tag may not be allowed to show unless it has been re-tagged.
          7. ALL exhibitors must tidy up the barns to their best abilities by removing their hay and grains.
          8. Online Entry Deadline: August 8th, 2024
          9. Online LATE Entry Deadline: August 15th, 2024

          15.

          Pee Wee Showmanship Prizes: 1st: $30 and Medallions, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, 4th: $15, 5th: $10

          Exhibitor ages 5-8 as of Jan 1st

          16.

          Junior Showmanship Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, 4th: $15, others: $10

          Exhibitors 9-13 years of age

          17.

          Intermediate Showmanship Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, 4th: $15, others: $10

          Exhibitor 14-17 years of age

          18.

          Senior Showmanship Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, 4th: $15, others: $10

          Exhibitor 18-21 years of age

          Champion Showman / Reserve Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25

          20.

          Conformation Heifer Calf Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, 4th: $15, others: $10

          Jan 1st, 2024 - May 31st, 2024

          21.

          Conformation Yearling Heifer Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, 4th: $15, others: $10

          Jan 1st, 2023 - Dec 31st, 2023

          Champion Conformation / Reserve Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25

          24.

          Group of 3 Beef Heifers Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, others: $0

          See Additional Rules

          26.

          Herdsman Competition

          To be entered by 4H leader day of. See Additional Rules

          4H Dairy

            • COMMITTEE HEAD
            • SHOW DETAILS
              • DATE: Friday, August 23rd, 2024
              • TIME: 10:00AM (Animals on site at 8:00AM)
              • LOCATION(S): Barn 5 - Ties, Barn 4 - Show Ring
            • PRIZE MONEY
              • 1st: $25 2nd: $20 3rd: $15 4th: $10

            27.

            Peewee Showmanship Prize: $10 and Medallion

            Exhibitors under 9 years of age as of January 1st 2024

            28.

            Novice Showmanship Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10, others: $0

            Exhibitor 9-11 years of age as of January 1st 2024

            29.

            Junior Showmanship Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10, others: $0

            Exhibitor 12-14 years of age as of January 1st 2024

            30.

            Intermediate Showmanship Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10, others: $0

            Exhibitor 15-17 years of age as of January 1st 2024

            31.

            Senior Showmanship Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10, others: $0

            Exhibitor 18-21 years of age as of January 1st

            Champion Showman / Reserve Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20

            33.

            Conformation Spring Calf

            Born after March 1, 2024

            34.

            Conformation Winter Calf

            Born December 1, 2023 to February 28, 2024

            35.

            Conformation Fall Calf

            Born Sept 1 2023 to November 30, 2023

            36.

            Conformation Summer Yearling Heifer

            Born June 1, 2023 to Aug 31, 2023

            37.

            Conformation Spring Yearling Heifer

            Born March 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023

            Champion Calf / Reserve Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20

            39.

            Group of 3 - Dairy Heifers Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10, others: $0

            See Additional Rules

            40.

            Herdsman Competition

            To be pre-entered by 4H Leader

            All 4H clubs are encouraged to set up their stall areas as a distinct club exhibit. Each exhibit MUST have a sign/banner with club name and individual signs for each animal.

            4H Horses

            • COMMITTEE HEAD: Tracy Bishop, [email protected]
            • SHOW TIME: Friday, August 25, 2023 @ 10:00AM (Animals on site at 9am); Show Ring #1
            • PRIZE MONEY: 1st: $25 2nd: $20 3rd: $15 4th: $10

            41.

            First Year Showing

            42.

            Intermediate Year Showing

            43.

            Senior Showing

            Champion Showmanship Prize: $25

            Champion Showmanship - Reserve Prize: $20

            4H Miniature Hourses

              • COMMITTEE HEAD
              • SHOW DETAILS
                • DATE: Friday, August 23rd, 2024
                • TIME: 10:00AM (Animals on site at 9:00AM)
                • LOCATION(S): Show Ring #1
              • PRIZE MONEY
                • 1st: $25 2nd: $20 3rd: $15 4th: $10

              45.

              Showmanship - Novice and Junior

              9-11 years old as of January 1st

              46.

              Showmanship - Intermediate and Senior

              12+ years old as of January 1st

              Champion Showman Prize: $25

              Champion Showman - Reserve Prize: $20

              48.

              Miniature Ball and Pylon

              Open to all

              47.

              Miniature Obstacle in Halter

              Open to all

              51.

              Costume Class

              Open to all

              49.

              Barrels

              Open to all

              50.

              Jumping

              Open to all

              4H Indoor Inter Club

              • COMMITTEE CHAIR: Charlotte Lange, 705-424-6270, [email protected]
              • SHOW TIME: Friday, August 25, 2023. Judging will commence between 12:00PM - 2:00PM, Barn 4

              Rules:

              1. Open to any 4H Club in Ontario.
              2. No late entries will be accepted.
              3. Each exhibit must include a backdrop stating the topic of the exhibit and Club name
              4. It is expected that the Club members will place the exhibit
              5. Each exhibit will be allowed a maximum of 3.5 feet of table space
              6. Exhibits will be based on some educational aspect of the 4H Club Project (ie. animals, growing plants, home & family, natural resources, personal growth, etc.) and planned and executed by members and leaders of the club.
              7. Age Group: 9-21 years old as of January 1st of the current year (Novice 9-10 years; Junior 11-13 years; Intermediate 14-17 years; Senior 18-21 years)
              8. All exhibits will be judged by score cards as follows:
                • Attractiveness 25 points
                • Simplicity & Effectiveness 25 points
                • Educational Value 25 points
                • Balance & Arrangement of Exhibit 25 points
                • Total Points 100 points

              Prizes: 1st: $50, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, 4th: $20, 5th: $20

              50.

              4H Indoor Inter-Club

              Open to any 4H Club in Ontario