Saunders County 4-H Smore

August 18, 2017

In this week's Smore...

  1. SCF Static State Fair Qualifiers Drop Off Times & Letter
  2. Nebraska State Fair Information
  3. Ne State Fair Discount Tickets
  4. Extra $5 State Fair Tickets Available
  5. AKSARBEN Entry
  6. Shooting Sports Instructor Survey
  7. Volunteers Needed for State Fair Fashion Show
  8. Statewide 4-H Opportunities
  9. Calendar
  10. Other Opportunities

Saunders County State Fair Static Drop Off Times

We will be accepting Nebraska State Fair Exhibits here at the Saunders County Extension office at the ARDC, on:

Monday, August 21 from 8:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.

Tuesday, August 22 beginning at 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon.

Saunders County Static State Fair Qualifiers Letter

Letter will be mailed out to all State Fair eligible static participants! Includes drop off time at office.

Nebraska State Fair


Livestock Exhibitors: Make sure you follow and complete the health requirements for entry into the Nebraska State Fair!

They are found here (See under 2017 Health Requirements) :

Static Exhibits:

Please See below letter for information on State Fair Static Exhibits.

State Fair Discount Tickets are In!!

If you requested discount tickets for the Nebraska State Fair. The tickets have arrived in our office here at the ARDC (1071 County Road G, Ithaca) and are ready to be picked up and paid for. Cost is $5 per ticket! Our office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

If you have no interest in your tickets PLEASE LET US KNOW ASAP, as we can get them sold to someone else. If you do not let us know that you aren't interested in your tickets and do not pick them up you will still be charged for them!

*Please Note - when checking out during the county fair, we asked for number of tickets requested for youth and adults. However, the youth tickets are normally $3 so we only ordered the number of tickets requested for adults.

If you are dropping off static exhibits at our office next week, you are more than welcome to pick them up and pay for them.

The following requested tickets:

# Tickets - Name

4 Lisa Book

4- Bridget Burmeister

2- Brian Byers

2 - Kim Cherovsky

4 - Gail Craig

5 - Liz Gerrish

6 - Deb Heyen

8 - Jo Heyen

2 - Gina Judds

2 - Joyce Kastl

4 - Rita Kavan

4 - Missie Kavan

4 - Kelli Mattson

4 - Angie Mayberry

4 - Craig McGuigen

2- Jess Miller

2 - Christine Muhlbach

2 - Sharon Munford

8 - Dione Nelson

3 - Josey Nelson

12 - Tammie Ondracek

6 - rachelle Rider

2 - Sam Settles

4 - Diane Starns

4 - Angie Stein

5 - Kari Steinbach

4 -Jami Stevens

2 - Keith Strizek

2 - Kathy Strizek

3 - Rose Sutton

2 - Anne Swanson

2 - Connie Thulin

3 - amy Tichota

7 - Liz tvrdy

2 - Chris Vandenack

2 - Lisa Vrana

4 - Tammie Wall

2 - Jayme wentworth

3 - Amy Whitehead

4 - Kari wilson

3 - Jennifer Woita


We have extra discount tickets available for purchase, let us know if you would like them!

2017 Aksarben Entry Process

The 2017 AKSARBEN Entry process will be an online entry process.

The online entry process will require parent contact information and verification of 4-H member information. Payment will be processed via credit or debit card prior to leaving the entry page. Each family will be able to create a unique password to ensure security of information.

Complete login and entry instructions will be posted on the website.

Other important dates to remember:

  • August 31 : All entries for the AKSARBEN Stock Show are due online.
  • Sept 1 - Sept 7 : Entries accepted at 2x's published fee
  • Sept 8 - Sept 14 :Entries accepted at 3x's published fee
  • September 23-24 - AKSARBEN Horse Show in Grand Island, NE at Thompson Arena / NE State Fair Grounds.
  • September 28-October 1 - AKSARBEN Stock Show in Grand Island, NE at Fonner Park / NE State Fair Grounds.

Shooting Sports Instructor Annual Report

Any shooting sports instructor is asked to complete the statewide online shooting sports report before OCTOBER 15, 2017!

Please note effective October 1, 2017 - All instructors must teach youth or assist in instruction of youth, a minimum of four hours in their respective discipline every year. Instructors must also complete and submit their annual instructor report (on-line format) to the state coordinator to remain a certified instructor in their respective discipline.

Volunteers Needed for State Fair 4-H Fashion Show

The Fashion Show is Monday, September 4 at the Heartland Event Center, State Fairgrounds, Grand Island. We need assistance in three areas: 1) Registration, 2) Hostesses, and 3) Tabulation.

For the 4-H Fashion Show, which again this year includes both garments constructed and garments purchased, those helping with registration and as a hostess will need to be present by 7:30 a.m., while those helping with tabulation will need to be present by 8:45 a.m. Registration helpers will be finished by 9:15 a.m., while those helping as a hostess and in tabulation should be done by 12 noon.

Let us know if you are interested in helping out!

Saunders County Extension

Extension is a Division of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln cooperating with the Counties and the United States Department of Agriculture.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension educational programs abide with the nondiscrimination policies of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the United States Department of Agriculture.