4-H Youth Development must place an importance on developing “youth experience” versus “contest participation and competition."
4-H State Fair
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Self-identification of 4-H animal projects means the youth/family are responsible for proper and accurate animal data entry.
View county achievement days and state fair deadlines.
View the fair book, schedules, score sheets, handbooks and more on the State Fair page. Visit this page often to view the latest information.
4-H members showcase their knowledge and skills during county achievement days and State Fair competitions.
4-H members showcase their knowledge and skills during county and state competitions.
December 19, 2018
Photos taken by 44 South Dakota youth ages 8 to 18, will be featured in the barn-themed, 2019 South Dakota 4-H Calendar.
Every year, thousands of youth across the country raise pigs and show them off at local exhibitions and county and state fairs. These experiences allow young people to learn about animal care and management, and also allow the public the rare opportunity to observe pig care and behavior.