Orleans County 4-H Fair Book

For information including the fair schedule, entertainment, becoming a vendor and attending the fair visit the fair site at orleans4-hfair.com.

Below you will find the complete Orleans County 4-H Fair Book. Please call or email the 4-H Office if you need help with forms, entry information, help making sure you are in the correct classes, or have any other fair exhibitor questions. The Fair Book is an excellent resource to generate ideas for entries! You may be surprised by how many things you already do (like taking pictures and writing papers for school) and may be able to be use these projects as fair entries that might even be selected to go to state fair.

Auction packet with changes including mandatory meetings. For college students online meetings will be provided.

For Online Entries Click the link below!


Steps for online entries

If you are having issues downloading please call the Office!

Exhibit and Entry Rules

Advance Entry Forms

T-shirt order forms

Camping Forms

Animal Specific Rules and Regulations


DEPARTMENT 2 - Dairy Cattle

DEPARTMENT 3 - Dairy Goat

DEPARTMENT 4 - Meat Goat, Fiber Goat, Companion, Pack Goat

DEPARTMENT 5 - Llama & Alpaca



DEPARTMENT 8 - Poultry


DEPARTMENT 10 - Horse Rules

DEPARTMENT 10 Horse Entry Cloverbud

DEPARTMENT 10 Horse Entry Walk Trot

DEPARTMENT 10 Horse Entry Novice

DEPARTMENT 10 Horse Entry Junior

DEPARTMENT 10 Horse Entry Senior

DEPARTMENT 10 Horse Entry Pony

Horse ID Form

Horse Stall Request Form



Department 13 FCS Exhibit Rules

Department 13 Trolley Entry Form

Department 13 Section A Personality Development and Leadership

Department 13 Section B Special Unique Exhibits

Department 13 Section C Communications and Expressive Art

Department 13 Section DA Food and Nutrition

Department 13 Section DB Fine Arts and Fine Crafts

Department 13 Section DC Hobby Crafts and Home Environment

Department 13 Section DD Wearable Art

Department 13 Section DE Textile and Clothing

Department 13 Section DF Child Development

Department 13 Section E Visual Arts _Photography

Department 13 Section F Horticulture

Department 13 Section H Plant Pathology

Department 13 Section I Entomology

Department 13 Section JA STEM Wood Science

Department 13 Section JB STEM Electrical Science

Department 13 Section JC STEM Engineering

Department 13 Section JD STEM Geospatial Science

Department 13 Section JE STEM Renewable and Sustainable Energy

Department 13 Section JF STEM Science Experiments and Exhibits

Department 14 Group Exhibits

Department 15 Cloverbud Family and Consumer Sciences

Non-owned_record.pdf (required for all non-owned animals, horses exempt) 

New York State Animal Health Requirements for fairs:
2019 Fair Animal Health Requirements: http://www.agriculture.ny.gov/ai/Exhibitor_Prefair_Guidelines.pdf
Exhibitor Prefair Guidelines: http://www.agriculture.ny.gov/AI/Exhibitor_Prefair_Guidelines.pdf
Cattle and Swine Identification: Clarification from State Vet on New Identification Requirements

If you have questions about exhibiting, please contact the 4-H office by phone at 585-798-4265 or email at orleans4h@cornell.edu.


Robert Batt
Executive Director / Orleans County 4-H Fair
585-798-4265 ext. 130

Last updated May 18, 2022