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Coffey County Fair

The Coffey County Fair Board meets the third Wednesday of every month at the Fair Office at Kelley Park.  The meetings begin at 7:00p.m.  Please feel free to attend a monthly meeting if you have any questions or would like to provide any input. 

Fair Dates: 

July 25-29, 2018

Location: 

Coffey County Fair Grounds, Kelley Park, Burlington, Kansas

Theme:

"Find Your Adventure at the Coffey County Fair" (This is a safari theme submitted to the Fair Board by Blue Ribbon 4-H Club.)

Fair Evaluations: 

Click here! Due by August 10, 2018

Coffey County Fair Rule Book

4-H Section

2018 4H Division of Fair Book

Complete Book with Open Class

2018 Complete Fair Book

4-H Pre-entry Tutorial

Pre-Entry Update

Updated Entry List 7.9.18 (Click Here)

Letter to 4-Hers From the Coffey County Fair Board

Click Here to read the letter. 

IMPORTANT DEADLINES & INFORMATION

2018 Rate of Gain for All Species (Sheep, Goat, Beef Swine Order) (Click Here)

2018 Completed Sale Bill with Buyers Listed (Click Here)

2018 SKILLATHON RESULTS (Click Here)

2018 ROUND ROBIN RESULTS (Click Here

2018 Results by Club (Click Here)

2018 Results by Divison (Click Here)

Coffey County Born

Coffey County Born Click here for form

A Coffey County Born form must be completed for each animal entered in the Coffey County Fair.  The forms are due with pre-entry's.  This year, each species will have a Coffey County Born class, not just beef.  The same form should be used for each species, however, please make sure to indicate which species you are entering by circling it on the form.

Horse ID Forms- Due May 1st

Rabbit ID Forms (NEW!)- DUE to Extension MAY 1st

Beginning in 2017, all rabbit project members are required to submit a "Rabbit Identification Form" with identification for ALL rabbits that 4-Hers are planning on showing at the Coffey County Fair. The form includes exhibitor name, club name, breed, variety, tattoo number, age, and sex. This form must be completed and turned into the Extension Office by the Add/Drop project deadline of May 1st.

2018 Designated Rabbits List (Rabbits Designated by the May 1 Deadline) 

Livestock Breed Designation
All changes are due to the Extension Office IN WRITING: June 1st

All market livestock that will be shown at the Coffey County Fair must be tagged during the relative species weigh-in/tagging date in the spring.  At the time of tagging a breed should be designated.  Changes to breed information may be made in writing up until the June 1st deadline.  NO CHANGES may be made to breed designation after that date, and all animals must be pre-entered under the designated breed category on  pre-entry cards.  If your pre-entry card does not match with the breed that was designated by you by the June 1st deadline, then your pre-entry card will not be accepted by the Extension Office until it is corrected.

Club Secretary Roll Call
Due by Pre-Entry Deadline:  Friday, June 29, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Pre-Entry Cards
Deadline:  Friday, June 29, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Pre-Entry Cards are required for all livestock, small animal, poultry, dog, cat, hand pets, clothing, demonstrations, educational displays/posters and cloverbuds entries at the fair. Entry cards are available in the Coffey County Extension office beginning in May of the current 4-H year.   It is CRUCIAL that each pre-entry card is filled out in its entirety.  The pre-entry card has two, identical sides that must be filled out in a way that the information on both portions of the card match exactly the same.  It is also CRUCIAL that all cards are completed accurately and returned to the Coffey County Extension office by the designated pre-entry deadline. It is ultimately YOUR responsibility to ensure that your pre-entry cards are filled out correctly, and turned in on time.  Incomplete or late entries may not be accepted. 

Example Pre-Entry Card. Click Here

Required on pre-entry cards:

  • Entry Number (Provided in May or June Newsletter)
  • First and Last Name
  • Club Name
  • Name of Class (as shown in the Fair Book)
  • Department (will be a letter)
  • Section (will be a number)
  • Division (will be a letter, if there is a division)
  • Class Number
  • Breed (required for all livestock, rabbits, poultry)
  • Variety (required for rabbits and poultry)
Check the 4-H Policy and addendum's for more information pertaining to showing and selling animals at the Coffey County Fair. 

Destination Designation Card Examples

Beef

Swine

Meat Goat

Sheep

Exhibitor Numbers

Blue Ribbon

Hay Busters

Liberty

Smilin' Thru

Stringtown Bombers

Tip Top

FFA

Livestock Weigh-IN/Tagging

Rabbit Designations- Click Here

Market Animal Tags/Breed Designation

Breeding Animal Tag/Breed Designation

Pre-Fair Activities

Demonstrations/Poetry & Prose/FCS Judging

Friday, July 13, 2018 (in the morning)

Register here: https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9T8GqY4U4p0wQND

Remember:  Judging contests are an optional requirement for your 4-H Achievement Pins!

Favorite Foods

During County Club Day on February 24th in 2018

Clothing Buymanship and Clothing Construction

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Horse Show

 Thursday, July 19, 2018

Dog/Cat/Hand Pet Shows

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Club Assignments

Club Camp Spot Assignments (Updated 07.09.2018)

Tip Top

Building Watch:

Tip Top Building Watch

Trash Duty:

Thursday

Blue Ribbon

Building Watch:

BR BW

Trash Duty:

 Friday

Smilin' Thru

Building Watch:

SMT Building Watch

Trash Duty:

 Sunday

Liberty

Building Watch:

LIB BW

Trash Duty:

 Saturday

Stringtown Bombers

Building Watch:

STB BW

Trash Duty:

 Wednesday

Hay Busters

Building Watch:

HBBW

Trash Duty:

 Sunday