2016 State Fair Information



Exhibits going to State FairAnchor

State Fair Exhibits going to State Fair are due at our new office Thursday, August 18th , Friday, August 19th, Monday, August 22nd until 9:30 am.  All exhibits must have new tags and current explanation cards. The Washington County 4-H office is now located in the Twin Oaks Plaza in Beaverton off of Cornell Road. Our address is 1815 NW 169th Place, #1000 (look for the orange post and the OSU sign), Beaverton. We are open from 8 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. Please note we are closed from 12 PM to 1 PM. Questions? Call us at 503-821-1119.

Volunteer at State FairAnchor
State could use help clerking and setting up the Static Exhibits at the State Fair.  Please see the message below for dates and times and contact Annabelle Morgan (chipmunkam@comcast.net ) if you can help in anyway. This is a fun community service as you get to meet other kids from around the state. 
  • August 18 and 19:  We will be at the fairgrounds from approximately 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. If you would like to come in during any of that time to help set up your area, please do so. If you are not there, we will set up your area for check in as it was last year unless you tell us to do something different.
  • Monday, August 22:  Check in day.  Please arrive no later than 9:00 am. It is critical that your area be ready to receive exhibits when they begin to arrive. Come to the front desk to receive your check in lists and instructions. Counties can bring exhibits in until 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, August 23:  Judging Day. You should plan on arriving by 8:00 am.  There will be an orientation for clerks at 8:30 and an orientation for judges at 9:00. Judging will start after the orientations and go until your area is done. Lunch will be provided for chairs, judges, and clerks.
    When your judging is completed, you may start setting up your displays.
  • Wednesday, August 24: Set up day. All exhibits are arranged for display. The building will be open from 8:00 am until approximately 6:00 pm. 
  • Thursday, August 25: more set up time if needed.
  • Monday, September 5, 7:00 pm: taking down all the exhibits. This is not mandatory, but if you are able to help this evening, it is much appreciated!

State Fair Dog Show held prior to opening of State Fair Anchor
This year the State Fair Dog Show will be held prior to the opening of State Fair so no passes will be needed by the Dog 4-H members attending State Fair. Each member showing will need to bring the completed Exhibitor Consent Form,  Code of Conduct and Health Form to show day.
Here is the information on the 4-H Dog Show:

Saturday, August 20

  • 9:30 - 10 AM: Deliver Dogs – Intermediate Division
  • 10:00 AM Orientation for Dog Exhibitors, followed immediately by registration
  • 10:30 AM Intermediate Dog Obedience and Showmanship begins 

Sunday, August 21

  • 8:30 - 9 AM: Deliver Dogs – Senior Division
  • 9:00 AM: Orientation for Senior Dog Exhibitors, followed immediately by registration
  • 9:30 AM: Senior Dog Obedience and Showmanship begins

Contest SignupAnchor

What is happening with Contest Signup at State Fair this year?
We will again be signing up online for the contests using the Ideal-Logic system.  Sign-ups opened August 1st , and will last until the day of the contest. 

We are a community of youth and adults working together for positive change. Explore our website to learn more about the wide variety of people and programs that make up 4-H Washington County—which is implemented by the Oregon State University Extension Service.