July 3, 2021 Friday News
Wyoming County 4-H
July 3, 2021
entire Wyoming county 4-H staff is here for anything you and your families may need
during this time so please do not hesitate to reach out to any of us with your
- The two scheduled dog trials begin next week! If you did not
pre-register but would like to attend, please call the 4-H office or email
Sarah (firstname.lastname@example.org). A reminder
that the trial on Thursday July 8th is at Heritage Hill Farm in
Perry (7618 Spear Rd Perry, NY) and the Tuesday
July 13th trial will be at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds in Pike
(off of Main Street).
- All fair entries are due to the 4-H
office by Thursday July 15th! The fair shows will take place off of
water street in the baseball diamond.
- Reminder, that the SUMMER HORSE SHOW entry form is due next
week, July 7th!! We would like as many pre-registrations for
this event as possible. Click HERE
for the website link for the entry form or stop into our office for a paper
The last chance educational event AND rider evaluation will be
Tuesday, July 13th at Heritage Hill Farm in Perry (7618 Spear Rd Perry, NY). Rider evaluations will begin at 6pm, and
the Trail Clinic will begin immediately following, around 6:30/7pm. Please call
the 4-H office or email Sarah (email@example.com)
to register for either event!
- All fair entries with health
paperwork are due to the 4-H office by Thursday July 15th!
There are three educational opportunities for showing any 4-H
beef, sheep or swine at the fair this year. Please register in advance by calling the 4-H office.
Showmanship: Thursday, July 8th at 7pm.3853 Silver Springs Road, Silver Springs
Activity Night (last chance event): Tuesday, July 13th at 7pm.Ag & Business Center, Warsaw
Showmanship: Thursday, July 15th at 6:00pm.1698 Nesbitt Road, Attica
Applications for the livestock scholarship
program are being mailed to eligible participants. If you have any
questions on this opportunity, please email Holly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
animal market updates…
- Remember that Fair Entries are due on July 15th.
Even if you are only exhibiting auction animals, you need to fill out a fair
entry. YQCA certificates are due on July 15th also.
Contact the 4-H office if you need help with the YQCA program. The
mid-year weight check and vert inspection is on Saturday, July 10th.
See the June 4-H News for details
& cavy updates…
- The rabbit showmanship clinic is scheduled for Tuesday, August
10th at 7pm at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds, starting at 7pm.If you have not done an educational event
(public presentations) you will need to attend this clinic. Please call the 4-H office to register in
advance. You will also need to fill out
a fair entry form and turn in it by July 15th.(This includes clover buds planning to show rabbits at the fair.).
Pullorum Testing is scheduled for this coming
Wednesday, July 7th at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds from 6-7pm, in
the Livestock Barn. All chickens, age 4 months and over that will be
exhibited at the fair need to be tested or accompanied by certificate from a
hatchery that they originated from a pullorum free facility. Younger
birds must have a certificate from the hatchery. Waterfowl does not need
to be tested. Please call the 4-H office to sign up and let us know how
many chickens you expect to bring. The poultry showmanship clinic on July
7th, immediately following pullorum testing is the last educational
event opportunity for showing poultry at the fair. Please register by
calling the 4-H office. You will also need to fill out a fair entry form
and turn in it by July 15th. (This includes clover buds
planning to show poultry at the fair.)
- Goat Showing
and Fitting Clinic - Saturday, July 17, 2021 @ 10 AM @ Wyoming County
Fairgrounds- Livestock Barn, *Last chance to fulfill the educational
requirement needed to show goats at the fair*
- Show Whites
Exchange! - We all know the struggle of finding white pants for showing dairy
cattle. Do you have old show white pants or shirts that don’t fit your kids?
Parents may bring them to the Dairy Showing & Fitting Clinic to
donate/exchange show whites.
- Dairy Showing
and Fitting Clinic - Wednesday, July 14, 2021 @ 7:00 PM @ Rudgers Dairy Farm,
Exchange St. Attica, *Last chance to fulfill the educational requirement
needed to show dairy cattle at the fair*
Expo Center Open House
- For Dairy, Beef, and Goat exhibitors there will be an open house
of the new Ag Expo Center (cattle barn) at the fairgrounds. The open house will
take place on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 5-8 P.M. Clubs will be able to look
at the new facility and plan for the fair. Guidelines will be handed out that
explain what is available in the new barn and what you can and cannot bring/do.
If you cannot attend that evening and need the guidelines please email
Stephanie or Holly.
- We’re excited to welcome you back to the youth building at the
Wyoming County Fair this year! We have many opportunities for fun in 2021.
Please take a look at this
packet for all information pertaining to Youth Building Activities and exhibit
entry information. To sign up for volunteer opportunities and activities, you
may either print and drop off the forms, call the 4-H office or email Sarah (email@example.com).
- We have limited availability “Bucket’s of Junk”!! Stop by or call
the 4-H office to pick up one today! (May be done individually or within a
- Reminder: All exhibits must be brought to the Youth Building
FRIDAY AUGUST 13th from 1-7pm for evaluation this year! Refer to the
Wyoming County Fair book (which are available for FREE at our office!) for all
types of opportunities for static entries. HERE
you will find the mini index for the youth building section. Any items made at
home during 2020 or 2021 independently or with a club are eligible (please no
school projects.) Although our 4-H program will not be sending on exhibits to
the NYS Fair this year, we will still be selecting NYS Fair rosette winners,
eligible for virtual 2021 evaluation.
- If you have any questions or concerns regarding the youth
building, forms, and procedures please contact the 4-H office at 786-2251.
Cake and Pie Auction…
- Please consider baking a cake (decorated or specialty cake), pie
(no cream pies) or platter of cookies for the 4-H Cake and Pie Auction which
will begin at approximately 5:45 – 6:30 p.m., following the Meat Goat and
Poultry portion of the Livestock Auction, which begins at 5:00 p.m. on
Wednesday August 18th.
- Proceeds of the auction will benefit the Wyoming County 4-H Family
and Consumer Sciences Fund to purchase youth building materials. Extra proceeds
will be used to support the FCS Scholarship, Produced in NYS Foods Contest,
Clothing Revue, International Food & Fun Night/Delicious Destinations
event, and a variety of other workshops and activities.
- Pre-registration required by Monday, August 5, 2021 by
calling (585) 786-2251 or mailing the following information to the Wyoming
County 4-H Office (36 Center Street, Suite B, Warsaw, NY 14569):
address, email and phone number
- Club name/if
- Name of baked
is a quick link to access all of the digital forms for the Wyoming County Fair!
Including entry forms, vouchers, and more!
is the link for department H of the Wyoming County Fair book!
4-H Staff Email Contacts
Holly Harwood: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Clark: email@example.com
Stephanie Luders: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alesia Ackerman: email@example.com
General 4-H: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated November 3, 2023