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Lancaster County Fair Results

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2005 4-H/FFA Activities and Exhibitor Events

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Air Rifle 4-H Shooting Trailer -- presented by Shooting Sports 4-H club New at this year's Kids Discovery Zone was a public Air Rifle 4-H Shooting Trailer presented by the Lancaster County Shooting Sports 4-H club. Certified instructors assisted youth at the shooting range.

4-H Corner Stop -- a fundraiser for 4-H Council The 4-H food booth at the county fair, known as the 4-H Corner Stop, is Lancaster County 4-H Councilís primary fundraiser. New this year was Cotton Clover Candy!

For more about the 4-H Food Booth at the Lancaster County Fair, read the August Nebline feature

Spudfest -- presented by 4-H Council Lancaster County 4-H Council presented a potato bar and refreshments on Thursday, at the same time as the 4-H Table Setting Contest.

Lancaster County 4-H Teen Council presents several annual events at the Lancaster County Fair, as well as staffing the 4-H Information booth.
A Cookie Eating Contest open to youth up to age 19
A Teen Dance for ages 13 and up
An Ice Cream Social fundraiser

Dunk Tank -- presented by Rabbits 'R' Us 4-H Club The Rabbits 'R' Us 4-H Club presented a dunk tank to raise funds for landscaping at the Lancaster Event Center.

Face Painting -- presented by Citizenship Washington Focus and the Fair Board Members of the 2008 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) group presented free face painting on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Sponsored by the Lancaster County Fair Board. For more information about CWF, go to

Fair Fun Day -- presented by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County and the Fair Board Each year, child care groups with youth kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to participate in Fair Fun Day. Guided tours include hands-on activities, demonstrations, displays and animals. Teen youth volunteers (including many members of 4-H Teen Council) serve as tour guides.

Exhibitors Breakfast -- for all exhibitors, including 4-H youth Countryside Energy, Nebraska Tire, Norris FFA Alumni and Shepherd of the Hills Church presents a free exhibitors breakfast each year. This year, they added a second exhibitors breakfast. Norm Nicholson of Countryside Energy said, ďWe just feel we want to support the 4-H and FFA youth in every way we can. By adding a second day, we hope to involve more youth. Every year, the breakfast just gets bigger and bigger."

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