County Fair

2017 County Fair information

For many members, showing their projects at the County Fair is the highlight of summer! This year's fair will be August 16-21, 2016, at the Clackamas County Event Center. The theme is "Always in August" 4-H members also show projects at the 4-H Horse Fair and 4-H Dog Fair in July.

Fair entry materials were distributed at the All Leader Meeting on May 23, at 7:00 pm, in the Main Pavillion at the Clackamas County Event Center. These materials will not be mailed - you may pick up your club's packet at the Extension Office if you missed the meeting.

Map to fairgrounds

2017 Fair Book - coming in May

2016 Fair Book

2017 Leader Handbook - additional information about entering the county fair

Clackamas County Fair 4-H paperwork 

4-H Fair Entry Form (PDF) - Due June 23, 2017

Official 4-H Health & Code of Conduct Form (due June 23, 2017)

Contest Scheduling Form - Due  June 23, 2017

Animal housing reservation forms: - Due  June 23, 2017

  • Beef
  • Dairy Cattle
  • Swine
  • Llamas
  • Goats &/or Sheep
  • Rabbit & Cavy Identification Form
  • Poultry & Pigeon Coop Tag Information Sheet

County Fair Animal Exhibitor Liability Release - Required for ALL animal exhibitors, including Cloverbuds (Due  June 23, 2017)

Animal Science Exhibitor Agreement - Due  June 23, 2017

Help Needed Form - Due June 23, 2017

Camping Reservation Form - this form is available from the  Clackamas County Event Center. 

Sportsmanship Expectations

Fair Conditions of Volunteer Service (for short-term volunteers)

Basket Raffle flier and entry form

Static Exhibit Requirements

Small Animal Fair Policies

Clackamas County Livestock Judging Contest and Master Showmanship Clinic flyer

Farm Bureau flier

Memorial Awards flier

Livestock Fair Policies

Market Animal Health Forms

4-H Policy Waiver

Fair Packets will also contain Club Rosters - individual to each club/independent group


Exhibit Hall Fair Information

Judging Process for Saturday, August 12

Explanation cards can be found on the State 4-H website. Exhibit tags can be picked up at the Extension office.

Exhibit Hall Contest Information

2017 Fashion Revue Challenge

Leader's Guide to Foods & Nutrition Contests - also very useful to 4-H members and parents!

Resources for Judges

2017 Exhibit Hall Special Awards


Animal Science

Auction information

Junior Livestock Auction Rules

Market Rabbit Form - required for Rabbit members entering Market Rabbits in the Junior Livestock Auction at County Fair.  Must be submitted by May 30 to: CCJLA PO Box 1102 Canby, OR 97013..

Market Chicken Form - required for Poultry members entering Market Chickens in the Junior Livestock Auction at County Fair.  Must be mailed to Kathy Mayfield, North Clackamas Land Lab, 13021 SE Hubbard Rd., Clackamas, OR 97015 not later than May 30, with the fee (to be determined each year) payable to Clackamas County Jr. Livestock Auction 

For more Clackamas County Junior Livestock Auction information visit:

State Fair FormsOregon State Fair - 2016 - Here Comes The Fun

  • 2017 State Fair Participant and Parent Letter
  • 2017 State Fair Static Exhibit Letter
  • 2017 State Fair Horticulture Tips
  • 2017 4-H Small Animal State Fair Entry Application *
  • 2017 4-H Livestock State Fair Entry Application *

* Requires project area superintendent's signature

4-H State Fair website

Oregon State Fair website