Lancaster County Super Fair celebrates 150 years in 2020!

4-H at Lancaster County Super Fair

4-H & FFA Exhibits & Events July 30-August 2, 2020 • 4-H Horse Shows Dates July 29-August 2

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Many 4-H youth choose to showcase their completed 4-H projects at county and state fairs. The Lancaster County Super Fair, held at the Lancaster Event Center, is produced by the Lancaster County Agricultural Society. Lancaster County 4-H (part of Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County) partners with the Ag Society to produce the 4-H exhibits, events & activities during Super Fair. The Super Fair has the largest county fair 4-H static exhibit display and horse show in Nebraska!

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The 4-H Food Stand at the Lancaster County Super Fair is Lancaster County 4-H Council’s primary fundraiser. 4-H Council asks clubs and independent members to help by staffing a shift. At the fair, support 4-H by ordering from the 4-H food stand, which features a variety of snacks, beverages and of course, the popular Walking Taco!


As resources are updated for the 2020 fair, they with be indicated with Updated for 2020!

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Overall Resources

4-H News & Announcements
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Contest Resources & Forms

Public Service Announcement Example Audio
Presentations, Table Setting and Fashion Show Example Videos
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Static Exhibit Resources & Forms

Static Exhibit Interview Judging Example Videos
Clover Kids Show & Tell Example Videos
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Livestock & Poultry Resources & Forms

See Animal Entry Information in box below. See Youth for the Quality Care of Animal (YQCA) requirements on the Livestock and Poultry Project Resource page. Poultry do not require an identification form.

Livestock Example Videos
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Horse Resources, Forms & Patterns

See Animal Entry Information in box below.

Example Horse Videos
Horse Dressage Patterns
Hunter & English Horse Patterns
Western Horse Patterns
Working Ranch, Trail and Special Needs Patterns
Miniature Horse Patterns
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Rabbit, Dog, Cat & Household Pet Resources

See Animal Entry Information in box below. Rabbit exhibitors, see Youth for the Quality Care of Animal (YQCA) requirements on the Livestock and Poultry Project Resource page. 4-H dogs, cats and household pets do not require an identification form.

Example Rabbit and Dog Videos
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Super Fair 4-H/FFA Animal Entries Must be Submitted Online

All 4-H/FFA animal entries for the Lancaster County Super Fair must be entered online at:

This includes stall requests and livestock/poultry exhibitor T-shirt sizes. No paper forms will be accepted! Youth must have been enrolled AND animal project(s) selected online at by June 15. Animal entries may be submitted online starting on June 18. Deadline is Monday, July 1, 11:59 p.m. No late entries will be accepted!

This handout (pdf) has more details and step-by-step instruction guides with pictures:

If you have questions about the process or need access to a computer, call Heather Odoski at 402-441-7180.

Exhibitors who enter the following species will be charged a bedding fee: Beef, Dairy Cattle, Bucket Calf and Llama/Alpaca. $10 per head for beef and dairy cattle. $7 per head for bucket calves and llamas/alpacas. Please print, fill out and submit the Livestock Bedding Fee Worksheet to the Extension office by Friday, July 6.

If you enter a Horse class that requires a Roping/Working Ranch animal fee, please print, fill out and submit the Horse Roping/Working Ranch Show Livestock Fee Worksheet to the Extension office by Friday, July 6.

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Nebraska State Fair 4-H Information

ANIMALS Animal exhibitors (4-H ages 10–18, FFA ages 10–21) are eligible to participate at the Nebraska State Fair regardless of county fair placing. State Fair DNA envelopes and nominations must be submitted and paid by June 15 at 4-H/FFA youth or their families must submit their animal entries in ShoWorks online before Saturday, Aug. 10, 8 p.m. at The Nebraska 4-H website with information and instructions is

STATIC EXHIBITS At the Lancaster County Super Fair, 4-H static exhibits will be selected for the Nebraska State Fair by the judges in the respective areas. A state fair sticker will be placed on all exhibits selected for State Fair along with a detailed State Fair instruction sheet. Alternates will be chosen and notified if they become eligible to participate. Note: In many cases, level 1 projects do not advance to the state fair. 4-H members with qualifying static exhibits will receive information in the mail after the Super Fair about entering at State Fair.

EXHIBITOR TICKETS New in 2019: 4-H youth exhibiting static exhibits at the Nebraska State Fair will order advance discount tickets directly from the Nebraska State Fair. Discount tickets will no longer be available through the county offices. Details on ordering tickets will be available soon. All livestock exhibitors and in-person event exhibitors (contests, fashion show, presentations) will still be able to order discounted tickets when they enter in ShoWorks for State Fair. Additional information is available in the State Fair Operations Handbook Nebraska 4-H Website.

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