4 -H empowers kids with skills to lead for a lifetime. 

Richland County


Fair Schedule

Monday Aug 1

8:30 a.m. –Horse Show- Fair Grandstands

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Indoor Interview Judging – 4-H Exhibit Building

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Optional delivery for Poultry and Rabbits

Wednesday Aug 3

8:30 a.m. – 4-H Livestock Judging of Swine, Sheep, Goat, Alpaca & Llama – 4-H Arena

12:00 p.m. – Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. – 4-H Judging of Dairy and Breeding Beef – 4-H Arena
5:00 p.m. – 4-H Market Beef Judging – 4-H Arena

Friday Aug 5

8:00 a.m. – Large Animal Round Robin (Sr. & Jr.) – 4-H Arena

1:00 p.m. – Cloverbud Animal Parade – 4-H Arena
1:30 p.m. – Trophy & Awards presentation – 4-H Arena
3:00 p.m. – 4-H Livestock Sale – 4-H Arena

Tuesday Aug 2

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Entry of Hogs, Sheep, Goats, Beef, Dairy, Alpaca & Llama

8:00 – 12:00 p.m. – Weighing of Market Animals, Ultra-sounding

1:00 p.m. – Poultry and Rabbits Need to be on Grounds by this time

2:00 p.m. – Judging of Poultry (includes Cloverbuds) - 4-H Arena

5:00 p.m. – Judging of Rabbits (includes Cloverbuds) – 4-H Arena

Thursday Aug 4

8:00 a.m. – 4-H Showmanship (Sr., Jr.  & Novice) Hog, Sheep, Goat, Alpaca, Llama & Beef – 4-H Arena

4:00 p.m. - Judging of Dogs, Cats – 4-H Arena

5:00 p.m. Small Animal Round Robin – 4-H Arena

Saturday Aug 6

10:00 a.m. – Member & Alumni Fun Event
1:00 to 2:00 p.m. – Horse Check Out (if not during this time, must wait until Sunday)

Sunday Aug 7 
7am-10am check out of all 4-H Exhibits, including livestock


Our Mission

The mission of Montana and Richland County 4‐H Council is to educate youth and adults for living in a global and ever changing world by using the resources of Land‐Grant Universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Montana and Richland County 4‐H Council strives to create environments for positive youth development using four key concepts of positive youth development including belonging, mastery, generosity, and independence. Through educational, learning‐by‐doing projects, club meetings, community service projects, events, and activities ‐ young people and adults work toward enhancing the development of these five LIFE SKILLS:

  • Positive self‐concept

  • Decision‐making and responsibility for choices

  • An inquiring mind and lifelong learning

  • Relating to self and others

  • Acquiring a concern for communities‐local and global.


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