June Newsletter

Kimball-Banner County 4-H



The 2021 Kimball/Banner County Fairbook is out! View the Fairbook online @ Kimball-Banner County Fair | Nebraska Extension (unl.edu)

Printed Copy - Back by popular demand, the 4-H Council will be supplying 1 Printed Version of the fairbook to each 4H family, superintendent, and 4H Council member. There will also be a few copies made available at the Extension Office. They are currently in print now. I will send out a message when they are ready to be picked up.

If you have any questions or concerns about the Fairbook please reach out to Nathan Rice @ nrice3@unl.edu

Upcoming Dates

4-H Council Meeting Dates:

Monday, July 19th- Kimball 6 p.m. (Pre-Fair Update: Everyone is welcome!)

July Dates:

Entomology Workshop - July 8 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 4H Building (Cost $10)

Registration: https://forms.gle/6bmYTQ4AVDot3ics9

Presentation Contest - July 8 - 5:30 pm 4H Building

Registration: At event

Drone Races - July 13 - 10 am to 12 pm 4H Building (Cost $5)

Registration: https://forms.gle/6bmYTQ4AVDot3ics9

Fair Pre-Entry Deadline - July 15 - Kimball Extension Office

Forms are being sent out June 25. If you are worried that they didn't come in or are missing a form you need we have extras at the extension office

August Dates:

Kimball-Banner County Fair - August 2 to 9

Nebraska State Fair - August 27 to September 6

Archery Practice

Come Join Our Archery Club!

We have a new archery group starting led be Cheyenne County Instructor, Jeff Goble. The group meets every Tuesday at 6 pm at the Kimball Golf Course.

If you have any questions please reach out to Pam Olsen (dolsenfamily@gmail.com), Jackie Tucker (scoovel.it@gmail.com), or Lacy Krakow (lacykrakow@hotmail.com).

4-H Fair Schedule

Monday, July 15 All pre-entries due in Extension Office

July 27

5:30 pm Archery competition (Location: Kimball Golf Course)

Monday, August 2

5:00 pm Pre-Fair cleanup

Tuesday, August 3

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Fashion Revue & Clothing Judging (Location: TBD)

11:00 am – 4:00 pm Enter 4-H and FFA Static Exhibits (Location: 4H Building)

6:00 pm Public Fashion Show (Location: TBD)

Wednesday, August 4

7:30 - 8:00 am Enter Horses and Check I.D.

8:00 - 8:30 am Meet the Judge

8:30 am - Conclusion 4-H Horse Showmanship and Halter

Horsemanship and Pleasure

Trail, Reining, Pole Bending and Barrel Racing

Thursday, August 5

8:00 am – 10:00 am Swine Weigh-In

10:00 am – 5:00 pm 4-H and FFA Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 am – 11:00 am Dog Show

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Sheep/Goat Weigh-In

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Beef Weigh-In

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Small Animal Show – Rabbit, Poultry, Small Animals

Friday, August 6

10:00 am - 7:00 pm 4-H and FFA Exhibit Hall Open

8:00 am - FFA Market Hogs & Showmanship

4-H Swine Showmanship

4-H Market Swine Show

Overall 4-H/FFA Market Swine Selection

Clover Kids Swine Showmanship

Following Hog Show:

Dairy Goat Showmanship

Dairy and Dairy Goat Show

Clover Kids Dairy Goat Showmanship

Following Dairy Goat Show:

FFA Market Sheep & Showmanship

Breeding Sheep

4-H Market Sheep

Clover Kids Sheep Showmanship

Following Sheep Show:

4-H Meat Goat Showmanship

4-H Meat Goat

Clover Kids Goat Showmanship

Saturday, August 7

10:00 am - 7:00 pm 4-H and FFA Exhibit Hall Open

8:30 am - FFA Market Beef & Showmanship

4-H Beef Showmanship

4-H Stocker Feeder

4-H Breeding Beef

4-H Bucket Calf

Clover Kids Bucket Calf Showmanship

1 Hour After Bucket Calf:

4-H Market Beef Show

Catch a Calf

Club group of three

Round Robin Showmanship

FFA Old Timers Show

Sunday, August 8

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 4-H and FFA Exhibit Hall Open

4:00 pm Release 4-H and FFA Static Exhibits

5:00 pm 4-H & FFA Parade of Champions

7:00 pm Release 4-H and FFA animal exhibits not being sold

Monday, August 9

9:00 am 4-H and FFA Market Livestock Auction