SW FL Fair

Event: Southwest Florida Fair 2018 4H FFA Competitions and Events

2018 4-H / FFA Shows & Events

Thursday, February 22nd:

6:30 pm – Share the Fun Talent Show and Fabric Construction Fashion Show – Lee Civic Center

Friday, February 23rd:

7:30 pm – Youth Royalty Competition – Lee Civic Center

Saturday, February 24th:

11:00 am – Horse Performance Show – Horse Arena

1:00 pm – Rabbit/Cavy Showmanship – Awards to Follow – Tinsley Pavilion

3:00 pm – Youth Chicken BBQ Cook-Off – Yancey Pavilion

6:00 pm – Beef Breeding Show – Sale to Follow – Livestock Show Ring

Sunday, February 25th:

4:00 pm – Swine Show – Livestock Show Ring

Monday, February 26th:

6:00 pm – Swine Showmanship – Livestock Show Ring

7:00 pm – Goat Agility – Tinsley Pavilion

Wednesday, February 28th:

4:00 pm – Feathers (Poultry) Showmanship – Awards to Follow – Tinsley Pavilion

6:30 pm – Goat Showmanship – Tinsley Pavilion

Thursday, March 1st:

6:00 pm – Steer Show & Showmanship – Livestock Show Ring

6:30 pm – Goat Show – non-sanctioned – Awards to Follow – Tinsley Pavilion

7:00 pm – Horse Costume Contest – Horse Arena

Friday, March 2nd:

5:00 pm – Steer Grooming Show – Livestock Show Ring

6:00 pm – Cloverbud Awards – Tinsley Pavilion

6:30pm – Horse Speed Show – Horse Arena

7:00 pm – Small Animal & Goat Auction – Tinsley Pavilion

Saturday, March 3rd:

2:00 pm – Market Animal Livestock Sale – Livestock Show Ring

Sunday, March 4th:

11:00 pm – Horse Fun Show – Horse Arena


 Share the Fun Talent Contest

The 4-H Share the Fun Program is designed to help 4-H’ers discover their talents, develop them, and have opportunities to share those gifts with others. It is part of the 4-H Recreation Program and is conducted at County, District, and State levels. The objective of the Share-the-Fun Program is to enhance the following areas: appreciation of talent, leadership, confidence, interest in special training, and the ability to discover opportunities for wholesome recreation. Registration Deadline is February 2, 2018. Registration Forms must be submitted by email to: suggsct@leegov.com. Click here for the Registration and Rules.

Fashion Review Competition

Youth will model and be required to participate in the Skill-a-thon. Registration Deadline is February 2, 2018. Registration Forms must be sumitted by email to suggsct@leegov.com. Click here for the Registration and Rules.

Youth Citrus Project

Open to all registered 4-H youth in Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Collier and Glades County Ages 8-18 as of September 1. Youth must attend the September 30, 2017 citrus workshop which will be held at Veterans Park Recreation Center, 55 Homestead Rd S, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936 at 10am – 4pm. Registration Cost is $10 to cover one Citrus plant and pot which will be given to youth at the September 30th citrus workshop. Youth may enter 2 plants. ($10 per plant) Youth will drop off their plant on February 21, 2018 to the 4-H Citrus Booth in the 4-H booth area of the Fair between 4-7 PM. Click here for the Registration and Rules.

Chicken BBQ Cook-Off

The Youth Chicken BBQ Cook-Off Competition is open to Lee, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, and Hendry County 4H/FFA members. The Cook-Off will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Yancey Pavilion, located on the Fairgrounds at 3pm. There are three age divisions with awards in each division. Registration Deadline is Wednesday, February 13, 2018. Registration Form must be submitted by email to: suggsct@leegov.com Click here for the Registration and Rules.

Youth Royalty

Prince and Princess – Ages 8-13
King and Queen – Ages 14-18
Entry Deadline is February 2, 2018. Registration Forms must be submmited by email to suggsct@leegov.com. Click here for the Registration and Rules.

Club Booth Competition

This year’s theme is ‘Put Some AG In Your Culture’. Booth set up will be Tuesday and Wednesday, Februrary 20 & 21, from 9am – 7pm. Registration Deadline is February 2, 2018. Registration Forms must be submitted by email to suggsct@leegov.com . Click here for the Registration and Rules.

Hay Bale Decorating Competition

This year’s theme is ‘Put Some AG In Your Culture’. Use of theme is not required in this competition. 6 Hay Bales are available. The first six registration forms received will secure their place. Hay Bales can be decorated Tuesday and Wednesday, February 20 & 21, from 9am to 7pm. Entry Forms must be submitted by email to fcrone@leeciviccenter.com by Monday, February 6, 2018. Click here for the Registration and Rules

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