Cloverleaf Barrels
Image by Karen Soule

Cloverleaf Barrel Racing

Jefferson County Fair Cow Judging
Image by Karen Soule

Cow Judging

Dog Competition

Waiting her turn

Equitation over Fences at Jefferson County Fair
Image by Karen Soule

Equitation Over Fences

2020 Youth Virtual Fair

This year, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County 4-H will be offering youth shows virtually! Please see the uploaded 2020 Virtual Fairbook for detailed information. 

Information about how to enter and deadlines can be found below:

Animal Entry Submissions (EXCEPT HORSE—see below):

1. All animal exhibitors must complete and return entry forms and videos by July 12.

2. A maximum of 5 animals per department per exhibitor may be submitted.

3. Listed below are links to each animal entry form. The entry forms contain a spot for video and picture submissions.

Livestock Entry Form:

Dog Entry Form:

Rabbit, Cavy, Poultry Entry Form:

Horse Entry Submissions:

1. All horse exhibitors must complete a horse entry form by July 5:

2. Once you have registered, you will receive via email a pattern book.

3. Upload final videos and costume contest pictures by July 12 here:

Non-animal Entry Submissions:

1. All non-animal exhibitors must complete an entry form by July 12. The non-animal entry form can be found here:

2. 4-H Leaders will collect and drop off their club members’ projects at the Cornell Cooperative Extension office at 203 N Hamilton Street, Watertown, NY 13601 between July 9 and July 12. Please register for a time so that we can ensure only one club leader at a time is present, as well as ensure that staff will be available to meet you. You can register for a time here:

3. For each non-animal exhibit, please attach an exhibitor statement form, found on page 52 and 53 of the Virtual Fair book, or download below.

4-H Judging Form

4-H Cloverbud Judging Form

4. A maximum of 10 exhibits are allowed per exhibitor in Sections 5–15, with a limit of 5 items from any one section. No exceptions. Section 1, 3 and 4 will not be offered this year. Sections 2 and 2A are still unlimited in number of entries.


Stephanie Graf
Youth, Family & Community Development Issue Leader
(315) 788-8450 ext. 251

Last updated July 1, 2020