Non-Livestock Project Updates and Resources

Be sure to review the Madison County Jr. Fair Book for specific fair rules, dates, and guidelines

4-H Project General Guidelines

Special Interest, Nutrition, and Clothing Judging Information 

  • July 2, 2024, Della Selsor Building, 5:00 -8:00 pm
  • All youth will select a judging time . Emails will be sent late June with details
  • ACCOMODATIONS REQUEST: Fill out a Winning 4-H Plan for and send to the Extension Office to request accomodations for your child (extra time, read aloud, etc.)


All youth exhibiting a special interest project that are NOT selling a livestock animal in the Jr. Fair sale have the option to auction off an item related to your special interest project! The form below must be turned in at the time of judging check in and has the additional rules listed.

Special Interest Auction Entry Form and Rules

  • When: Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 5:00pm (check in at 4:15 with item and get photo taken)
  • Where: Della Selsor Building
  • How: Turn in Auction Entry Form at Project Judging 
  • Item must be 60% homemade, raised, or in some way created by the exhibitor and must be related to your project. You may only enter 1 item per exhibitor.


Project Area Due at Project Judging

Clothing and Textiles

Sewing Clinics Information 
May 18th 9-4pm Hope Church
June 10th - 14th 9-4pm Hope Church
June 17th - 21st 9-4 pm Hope Church

Clothing General Guidelines and Information Packet

Come dressed in your total look outfit you plan to wear in the Fashion Review 

Completed project book

Fashion Review Narration Form - Style Review - Wednesday, July 10 @ 7pm


Food & Nutrition General Guidelines and Information Packet

Portfolio (3 pronged folder, 1 page for each activity area, see guidelines for more details)

Menu Plan for the Day

Food Cost Calculation Worksheet

Place setting and table cover

One serving of a food item (from project book)

Printed copy of recipe

Shooting Sports

A certified instructor will reach out to you with practice times for the 700 level shooting sports projects.

Note: Safe Use of Guns (630) and Basic Archery (631) do not need to meet with an instructor. All other Shooting Sports Projects (750-758) must schedule practice times with a certified instructor to complete their project.

Special Interest

Project Book

Display: See guidelines for specifics for each project.