4H

4H &General Info

4-H Clubs are sponsored by the USU Extension in cooperation with the Utah County Commissioners. 4-H is a program open to all youth. 4-H meets the needs of youth through a variety of established projects or individually designed projects. For more information about how you can become involved in 4-H, either as a youth or as an adult volunteer leader, contact the USU Extension Utah County 4-H. Listed below are the contacts and numbers.

  • USU Extension Utah County 4-H (801) 851-8470
  • Jolene Bunell – USU Extension 4-H Youth Agent (801) 851-8473
  • Autumn Linsley – USU Extension 4-H Afterschool Educator (801) 851-8435
  • Jim Jensen – USU Extension 4-H Youth Agent (801) 851-8474
  • Emily Shephard – USU Extension 4-H Afterschool Educator (801) 851-8475
  • Linda Steiner – 4-H Secretary (801) 851-8470
General 4H Rules
4-H Enteries 4-H Enteries
All 4-H entries must be submitted using the on-line fair management database. For the Current 4-H 2012 Fair Book, you can download it by right clicking the following link and choosing “save as”  or “download linked files as” to have a copy.

2012 4H Utah County Fair Fairbook →
right click and select “save as” to save the pdf document to your computer

  • On-line fair management database. To submit entries go to utahcounty4h.org and click on “County Fair” in the left-hand column then select “Register Your Entries Online” under “Information”. Follow the on-line directions found there. Your user ID is your email address and you will need to establish a new password each year. On-line registration will remain open until 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2013. You will need to print off exhibit tags (one per entry) and two copies of your exhibit list. Bring them with you on check-in day, Monday, August 12, 2013.
  • All 4-H exhibits should be checked into the Fair between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2013 by the 4-H club leader or one designated person only. All exhibits must be brought in at the same time (flowers and vegetables included). All exhibits should be checked into the Fair at the Exhibit Hall (Tennis Court Building) at the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds, 475 South Main, Spanish Fork. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. Those who have not pre-registered on-line will be allowed to check in between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. ONLY. Any computer usage at the Fair will be restricted to 10 minutes maximum. Club leaders are responsible to make arrangements for collecting the exhibits from their club members. Parents can enter and pick up exhibits for youth in the 4-H Afterschool program.
  • All qualified exhibits entered will be awarded a purple, blue, red, white, or green ribbon. Premium money will be allotted to each class and ribbon as indicated.
    - Cloverbud/Mini 4-H Member 4-H Member
    - 4-H State Qualifier
    - Green ($1.00), White ($1.00), Red ($1.50), Blue ($2.00), & Purple Ribbon ($3.00)
  • Pick up entries and premium money between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013 ONLY. Entries should be picked up by the 4-H Club leader or one designated person. Exhibits not picked up by the deadline will be charged a $25.00 fee for removal and transported to the 4-H office. All non-perishable exhibits qualifying for the State Fair will be packed and taken to the 4-H office until ready for delivery to the State Fair.
  • To exhibit with 4-H at the Utah County Fair, a youth must be enrolled as a 4-H member. The following are requirements for 4-H member participation:
    1. 4-H members should be enrolled in the project in which the exhibit is entered.
    2. 4-H members will be allowed to enter more than one exhibit per lot, but they should be different types of exhibits. For example three bottles of different fruit and three bottles of different vegetables under Food Preservation but NOT three original poems under Communication Arts. You should pick your best single poem or enter the three poems as a collection. Note that only one exhibit per lot can be submitted to the State Fair.
    3. 4-H members will be allowed an unlimited number of total entries in the fair.
  • The following are requirements and information for exhibits:
    1. Posters must be 22″ X 33″ or smaller.
    2. Notebook binders must be 2 inches or smaller.
    3. Displays must be 4′ X 4′ or smaller and be free-standing.
    4. Collection boxes must be 325 square inches for bottom measurement or smaller and glass covers must open at the top or side of the box; the glass must be secured so that glass will not move when the box is properly displayed at the fair.
    5. Exhibits must have a completed exhibit card attached securely to it. Exhibits with more than one part must have an exhibit card attached to each part numbered 1 of 3, 2 of 3, 3 of 3, etc.
    6. Food items need to be of a quality to keep more than a week without refrigeration. Frozen food products are not acceptable. Do not send food items which will spoil quickly.Bread exhibits may be made by the traditional method or with a bread machine.
    7. Exhibits which are normally hung on the wall must provide some means for attachment to the wall (paintings, sketches, framed items, woodworking, wall-hangings, and articles using artificial or dried flowers).
    8. Exhibits must be well made so they are stable enough to be moved.
    9. Where display space is limited only selected articles may be shown.
    10. Baked products and gardening exhibits will not be returned without prior special arrangement.
    11. Items to be returned (hangers, pie pans, cake stands, etc.) must be marked with name of exhibitor and county.
    12. Please indicate if the item was made from a kit.