DEPARTMENT 10

4-H AND VOCATIONAL

Eligibility: 4-H Club members must have passed their eighth birthday but not have passed their nineteenth birthday by January 1 of the current year. Exhibitors must be 4-H members, carrying a project in the field in which they wish to make an entry and be under the supervision of the Pennsylvania State University Cooperative Extension Service by June 1 preceding the fair.

 

Students enrolled in an accepted vocational school curriculum must be conducting a project in the class in which they wish to make an entry. Students enrolled in general home economics in a comprehensive high school are considered as qualifying. All entries shall be approved prior to the fair by a member of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Agriculture or Home Economics staff or their designated representative.

 

In any case where there is a reference to 4-H and Vocational classes, the fair has the option, if there is a sufficient number of available exhibits, to divide the show into two, one for 4-H and one for Vocational, or they may be shown together.

 

Youth, 4-H and Vocational animals will be shown at the same time in the same showmanship and fitting class.

 

ANIMALS CANNOT BE CROSS ENTERED IN DEPARTMENTS #10 & #11

 

SECTION 1             4-H and Vocational Dairy Cattle

Rules and Regulations - Please refer to General Rules. Use Department 11, Section 23 and 24 for classes.

 

SECTION 2      Fulton County Youth Livestock Market Steers

Entry Deadline – July 15

Rules and Regulations – Please refer to General Rules Also

1. Beef steers shall be free of infectious and transmissible disease. Shipping fever shots required. (See general health rules for cattle.)

2. Only one entry per exhibitor in this section.

3. Minimum weight for steers is 900 pounds

4. See front of book for general rules

5. Animals should be fed according to acceptable procedures. Any animals deemed not fit for show by the Junior Livestock Committee shall be denied access to the ring and removed from the sale order.

6. Show open to Fulton County 4-H and FFA members only.

7. Please refer to the Fulton County Youth Market Livestock Exhibitors Handbook for additional rules and regulations.

 

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

01      Lightweight No. 1                                                  $18           $16           $14           $12          $10

02      Lightweight No. 2                                                  $18           $16           $14           $12          $10

03      Lightweight No. 3                                                  $18           $16           $14           $12          $10

04      Champion Lightweight                                                Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

05      Reserve Champion Lightweight                                 Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy                        

06      Middleweight No. 1                                                $18           $16           $14           $12          $10

07      Middleweight No. 2                                                $18           $16           $14           $12          $10

08      Middleweight No. 3                                                $18           $16           $14           $12          $10

09      Champion Middleweight                                                Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

10      Reserve Champion Middleweight                                 Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

11      Heavyweight No. 1                                                 $18           $16           $14           $12          $10

12      Heavyweight No. 2                                                 $18           $16           $14           $12          $10

13      Heavyweight No. 3                                                 $18           $16           $14           $12          $10

14      Champion Heavyweight                                                     Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

15      Reserve Champion Heavyweight                                      Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

16      Grand Champion Steer                                                      Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

17      Reserve Champion Steer                                                   Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

 

Fulton County Youth Livestock Market Steer Showmanship

1. 4-H or FFA members may show a steer in the showmanship contest provided the animal has been carried as a project, is owned by the exhibitor, and was exhibited in a Fulton County Fair Youth Livestock Market Class.

2. Age for Showmanship Classes is determined by the age of the youth on December 31, 2016.

 

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

18      Showmanship, exhibitors age 17 and over                     $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

19      Showmanship, exhibitors age 14, 15, 16                         $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

20      Showmanship, exhibitors age 11, 12, 13                         $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

21      Showmanship, exhibitors age  8, 9, 10                            $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

22      Grand Champion Showman                                               Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

23      Reserve Champion Showman                                            Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

 

SECTION 3          Fulton County Youth Livestock Sheep

Entry Deadline - July 15

Rules and Regulations - Please refer to General Rules

 

1.  4-H and FFA members must be present and have charge of their animals at the time of judging.

2. Minimum weight for market lambs is 90 pounds and the maximum weight is 140 pounds. Animals under 90 and over 140 pounds will be excused from the fairgrounds.

3. Junior Market Lamb Show open to Fulton County 4-H and FFA members only.

4. Please refer to the Fulton County Youth Market Livestock Exhibitors Handbook for additional rules and regulations.

 

Fulton County Youth Livestock Market Lambs

Entry Deadline - July 15

1. Entries in the Junior Market Lamb Show will be limited to one per exhibitor.

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

01 - Lightweight Market Lambs No. 1                                        $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

02 - Lightweight Market Lambs No. 2                                        $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

03 - Champion Lightweight Market Lamb                                        Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

04 - Reserve Champion Lightweight Market Lamb                        Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

05 - Middleweight Market Lambs No. 1                                     $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

06 - Middleweight Market Lambs No. 2                                     $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

07 - Champion Middleweight Market Lamb                                     Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

08 - Reserve Champion Middleweight Market Lamb                      Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

09 - Heavyweight Market Lambs No. 1                                      $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

10 - Heavyweight Market Lambs No. 2                                      $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

11 - Champion Heavyweight Market Lamb                                    Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

12 - Reserve Champion Heavyweight Market Lamb                     Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

13 - Grand Champion Market Lamb                                               Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

14 - Reserve Champion Market Lamb                                            Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

 

Fulton County Youth Livestock Lamb Showmanship

1. 4-H and FFA members may show an animal in the showmanship contest provided it has been carried as a project, is owned by the exhibitor, and was exhibited in a Fulton County Fair Youth Market Class.

2. Age for Showmanship Classes is determined by the age of youth on December 31, 2015.

 

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

15 - Showmanship, exhibitors age 17 and over                          $10         $8          $6          $4       $2

16 - Showmanship, exhibitors age 14, 15, 16                             $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

17 - Showmanship, exhibitors age 11, 12, 13                             $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

18 - Showmanship, exhibitors age 8, 9, 10                                $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

19 - Grand Champion Showman                                                   Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

20 - Reserve Champion Showman                                                Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

 

 

SECTION 4       Fulton County Youth Livestock Market Swine

Entry Deadline - July 15

   Rules and Regulations - Please refer to General Rules Also

1. 4-H and FFA members must be present and have charge of their animals at the time of judging.

2. Entries in the Junior Market Swine Show will be limited to one per exhibitor.

3. Junior Market Swine Show is open to Fulton County 4-H and FFA members only.

4. Please refer to the Fulton County Youth Market Livestock Exhibitors Handbook for additional rules and regulations.

 

  CLASS                                                                                                                          PREMIUMS

01      Lightweight No. 1                                                      $12           $10             $9             $7          $6

02      Lightweight No. 2                                                      $12           $10             $9             $7          $6

03      Lightweight No. 3                                                      $12           $10             $9             $7          $6

04      Champion Lightweight                                                        Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

05      Reserve Champion Lightweight                                         Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

06      Middleweight No. 1                                                    $12           $10             $9             $7          $6

07      Middleweight No. 2                                                    $12           $10             $9             $7          $6

08      Middleweight No. 3                                                    $12           $10             $9             $7          $6

09      Champion Middleweight                                                     Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

10      Reserve Champion Middleweight                                     Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

11      Heavyweight No. 1                                                    $12           $10             $9             $7          $6

12      Heavyweight No. 2                                                    $12           $10             $9             $7          $6

13      Heavyweight No. 3                                                    $12           $10             $9             $7          $6

14      Champion Heavyweight Market Swine                                Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

15      Reserve Champion Heavyweight Market Swine                 Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

16      Grand Champion Market Swine                                           Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

17      Reserve Champion market Swine                                        Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

 

Fulton County Youth Livestock Swine Showmanship

1. 4-H or FFA members may show an animal in the showmanship contest provided it has been carried as a project, is owned by the exhibitor, and was exhibited in a Fulton County Fair Youth Livestock Market Class.

2. Age for Showmanship Classes is determined by the age of youth on December 31, 2015.

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

18      Showmanship, exhibitors age 17 and over                       $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

19      Showmanship, exhibitors age 14, 15, 16                          $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

20      Showmanship, exhibitors age 11, 12, 13                          $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

21      Showmanship, exhibitors age  8, 9, 10                             $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

22      Grand Champion Showman                                                Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

23      Reserve Champion Showman                                             Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

                                         ** NEW CLASS **_____________________


SECTION 5
Fulton County Youth Livestock Market Junior Meat Goats


Entry Deadline - July 15

1. Project animal must have all of their milk teeth to be eligible to show in the meat goat show (i.e. no older than 8-10 mos. of age).

2. Weight limits will be 55-110 lbs. Final weight will be determined at fair weigh-in on Sunday evening. Only one goat will be weighed during the official fair weigh-in. Scales will close at 3:00 p.m. on August 14 to prepare for official weigh-in. If animal arrives at the fair weighing less than 50 lbs. or more than 115 lbs., they will leave at that time.

3. Horns must be blunted or tipped, or goats may be dehorned.

4. Castrated if male. Females may also be shown.

5. No late castrations, i.e. fresh wounds or swelling not permitted.

6. Must have health papers according to Fair rules. (See Goat Health rules)

7. All animals must be in their owner’s possession by livestock handbook deadline.

8. Any and all health problems must be reported to the superintendent. (See Goat Health rules)

9. The meat goat show is open to any breed or crossbred of meat goat genetics. Purebred dairy goats are not to be shown in the meat goat show. Goat’s ears must be large enough to tag, as determined by show superintendent.

Superintendent: Ann Meyer

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

01      Lightweight Market Meat Goats No. 1                              $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

02      Lightweight Market Meat Goats No. 2                              $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

03      Champion Lightweight Market Meat Goats                            Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

04      Reserve Champion Lightweight Market Meat Goats             Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

05      Middleweight Market Meat Goats No. 1                           $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

06      Middleweight Market Meat Goats No. 2                           $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

07      Champion Middleweight Market Meat Goats                          Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

08      Reserve Champion Middleweight Market Meat Goats             Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

09      Heavyweight Market Meat Goats No. 1                           $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

10      Heavyweight Market Meat Goats No. 2                           $12        $10          $9          $7       $6

11      Champion Heavyweight Market Meat Goats                          Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

12      Reserve Champion Heavyweight Market Meat Goats           Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

13      Grand Champion Market Meat Goats                                      Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

14      Reserve Champion Market Meat Goats                                   Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

 

Fulton County Youth Livestock Junior Meat Goats Showmanship

1. 4-H and FFA members may show an animal in the showmanship contest provided it has been carried as a project, is owned by the exhibitor, and was exhibited in a Fulton County Fair Youth Livestock Market Class.

2. Age for Showmanship Classes is determined by the age of youth on December 31, 2015.

 

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

15      Showmanship, exhibitors age 17 and over                      $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

16      Showmanship, exhibitors age 14, 15, 16                          $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

17      Showmanship, exhibitors age 11, 12, 13                          $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

18      Showmanship, exhibitors age 8, 9, 10                              $10          $8          $6          $4       $2

19      Grand Champion Showman                                                Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

20      Reserve Champion Showman                                             Ribbon, Rosette or Trophy

 

SECTION 6              4-H and Vocational Group Exhibits

 

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

01      4-H                                                                              $30      $24    $20    $16    $10

02      FFA and/or FHA                                                         $30     $24    $20    $16    $10

03      Small School Exhibits approx. 4’ x 4’                     $30      $24    $20   $16     $10

and $5 for each worthy exhibit, not to exceed five.

04      Vocational Agriculture and Industrial Arts, approx. 4’ x 10’ x 6‘   $50   $40    $35   $30   $25

          and $25 for each worthy exhibit, not to exceed four.

05      Vocational Homemaking approx. 4’ x 10’ x 6’               $50       $40       $35       $30      $25

and $25 for each worthy exhibit, not to exceed four.

 

SECTION 7           4-H and Vocational Recreation Exhibits

ENGINEERING

 

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

ELECTRIC:                                                                        $5.00        $4.00        $3.50        $3.00      $2.50

01      Electric 1 – Exhibit a working circuit with light or lamp            

02      Electric 1 – Exhibit a working circuit with buzzer or other object.

                                                                                        $5.00        $4.00        $3.50        $3.00      $2.50

03      Electric 2 – Exhibit a rocket launcher along with a poster of a circuit board demonstrating closed circuit, parallel                                                              circuit and series circuit labeled correctly.

04      Electric 2 – Exhibit a building alarm along with a poster of a circuit board demonstrating closed circuit, parallel                                                                circuit and series circuit labeled correctly.

05      Electric 3 – Exhibit a home wiring plan with components identified.

06      Electric 4 – Exhibit a LED flasher.

07      Electric 4 – Exhibit a SCR intruder alarm.

WELDING:                                                                         $5.00        $4.00        $3.50        $3.00      $2.50

08      Arc Welding Sample

09      Oxy-acetylene Welding – Small Sample

10      Oxy-acetylene Welding – Medium Sample

11      Oxy-acetylene Welding – Large Sample

12      Mig/Tig Welding – Small Sample

13      Mig/Tig Welding – Medium Sample

14      Mig/Tig Welding – Large Sample

ROCKETRY: Exhibit single stage rocket from kit, simple tube design and poster of project topic learned.

15      Beginner (up to 10)

16      Intermediate (age 11-14)

17      Senior (age 15 and over)

ROCKETRY: Exhibit single stage rocket from kit, advanced design and poster of project learned.

18      Beginner (up to 10)

19      Intermediate (age 11-14)

20      Senior (age 15 and over)

ROCKETRY: Exhibit mulit-stage rocket from kit and poster on project topic learned.

21      Beginner (up to 10)

22      Intermediate (age 11-14)

23      Senior (age 15 and over)

ROCKETRY: Exhibit 2-liter bottle rocket and poster on project topic learned.

24      Beginner (up to 10)

25      Intermediate (age 11-14)

26      Senior (age 15 and over)

 

SECTION 8               4-H and Vocational Recreation Exhibits

FORESTRY

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

ADOPT-A-TREE:                                                         $5.00        $4.00        $3.50        $3.00      $2.50

01      Adopt-A-Tree Poster (14 x 22) or album of the following: type of tree,

          Leaf print, twig, seeds or nuts from tree, pictures of your tree during each season (fall, winter, spring, summer).

TREETOP: Poster (14 x 22) or album depicting two of the activities completed.

02      Beginner (up to 10)

03      Intermediate (age 11-14)

04      Senior (age 15 and over)

TREES AND ME - FORESTRY: Poster (14 x 22) or album depicting three of the activities completed.

05      Beginner (up to 10)

06      Intermediate (age 11-14)

07      Senior (age 15 and over)

08      ADVANCING IN FORESTRY: Poster (14 x 22) or album depicting four of the activities completed.

09      SELF-DETERMINED PROJECT: Poster (14 x 22) or album or approved display showing completed project goals.

 

SECTION 9            4-H and Vocational Recreation Exhibits

VETERINARY SCIENCE

 

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

                                                                                $5.00        $4.00        $3.50        $3.00      $2.50

01      Poster (14 x 22) of normal and abnormal characteristics of animals.

02      Poster (14 x 22) of charts showing temperature, respiration and heart change under varying conditions.

 

SECTION 10          4-H and Vocational Recreation Exhibits

ANIMAL SCIENCE

 

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

                                                                                 $5.00        $4.00        $3.50        $3.00      $2.50

EMBRYOLOGY: Poster (14 x 22) which includes temperature and humidity change with hatch rate, drawings of developing embryo and any other pictures.

01      Beginner (up to 10)

02      Intermediate (age 11-14)

                                                                              $5.00        $4.00        $3.50        $3.00      $2.50

03      Senior (age 15 and over)

PET CARE: Poster (14 x 22) with photo exhibit of pet and brief history of including breeding, health and feeding chart.

04      Beginner (up to 10)

05      Intermediate (age 11-14)

06       Senior (age 15 and over)

PET CARE – FIRST AID OR GROOMING KITS (6 items)

07      Beginner (up to 10)

08      Intermediate (age 11-14)

09      Senior (age 15 and over)

LEARNING ABOUT CAT CARE: Poster (14 x 22) regarding any phase of caring for cats

10      Beginner (up to 10)

11      Intermediate (age 11-14)

12      Senior (age 15 and over)

                                                                                  $5.00        $4.00        $3.50        $3.00      $2.50

LEARNING ABOUT DOG CARE: Poster (14 x 22) regarding any phase of caring for dogs

13      Beginner (up to 10)

14      Intermediate (age 11-14)

15      Senior (age 15 and over)

LEARNING ABOUT POULTRY: Poster (14 x 22) regarding any phase of caring for chickens.

16      Beginner (up to 10)

17      Intermediate (age 11-14)

18      Senior (age 15 and over)

 

SECTION 11           4-H and Vocational Recreation Exhibits

RECREATION

 

   CLASS                                                                                                                                 PREMIUMS

ORIENTEERING:                                             $5.00        $4.00        $3.50        $3.00      $2.50

01     Beginners - Exhibit Poster (14 x 22) of orienteering score cards with a picture of member.

02     Advanced – Exhibit Poster (14 x 22) of a map of an orienteering course and the use of a compass or how to make one.

ARCHERY:

03     Level 1 – Exhibit 10 rounds on 5” x 8” card and attached to an arrow as described in project book; and display one arrow that has been reflected and re-crested.

04     Level 2 – Exhibit 11 rounds on 5” x 8” card and attached to an arrow as described in project book; and display one commercial string (an extra string ready for bow) with the serving and nock indicator prepared by the member.

RIFLERY:

05     Display three best targets on poster board in each of three positions (prone, kneeling or sitting, standing). Label targets with position, score, date, your picture and club name.

AIR RIFLE:

06     Beginners – Display three best targets on poster board in each of three positions (prone, kneeling or sitting, standing). Label Targets with position, score, date, your picture and club name.

07     Advanced – Display five best targets on poster board in each of three positions (prone, kneeling or sitting, standing). Label Targets with position, score, date, your picture and club name.

AIR PISTOL:

08     Beginners – Display two best targets on poster board in each of three positions: (total six targets) 1. Standing, using two-hand hold, no artificial support; 2. Standing, using one-hand hold, no artificial support; 3. Prone, using two hand hold, no artificial support. Label targets with position, score, date, your picture and club name.

09     Advanced – Display eight best targets on poster board in which firing was done in a standing position, using a one-hand hold without artificial support. Label targets with position, score, date, your picture and club name.

BICYCLE ADVENTURES:

10     Level 1 – Poster (14 X 22) display of proper hand signals used when riding a bicycle plus a photo of you and your bike.

11     Level 2 – Poster (14 X 22) display of a basic maintenance procedure you would do to your bicycle to assure it is proper operating condition plus a photo of you and your bike.

12     Level 3 – Poster (14 X 22) display of any bicycle safety procedure plus a photo of you and your bike.

COMPUTER MYSTERIES:

13     Display four greeting cards representing holidays and special occasions.

14     Web Topics – Poster (14 x 22) or scrapbook on topic researched.

15     T-shirt, magazine animation or special effects photograph.

16     Color presentation, animation or map.

SELF-DETERMINED PROJECT

17     Poster (14 x 22) or approved display showing completed project.

SPORT FISHING

18     Take The Bait – Poster with four species of Pennsylvania fish labeled and described. One photo of you and fish you caught.

19     Reel In The Fun – Poster of three types of tackle and three types of bait labeled. (Drawings and photos only).

20     Cast Into The Future – Poster of three types of tackle and five types of bait labeled. (Drawings and photos only).

                                                              ** NEW CLASS **
SECTION 12    Sponsored in part by Keystone Country Store

Air Rifle and Pistol Competition

Competition held at fair grounds daily from 4:30 pm. to 6:30 pm. at the range provided. Targets, ammo, rifle or pistol also provided for use. Please sign in one hour or at the beginning of the week at the fair office stating which days the competitor will be participating. Each competitor must only fire 5 shots per target each day to be scored. There will be a first, second and third place winner daily who will be awarded a premium. Followed by a winner for their participation of all week high score that will receive a Rosette. Competition Sponsored by: Keystone Country Store

  

CLASS                                                                                                                                    PREMIUMS

01      Up to 7 years of age                                                   $2.50        $2.00        $1.75               

02      8-10 years of age

03      11-14 years of age

04      15-18 years of age

05      Champion                                                                             Rosette