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Carissa Akpore
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
980 N. Postville Dr.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-732-8289
FAX: 217-735-5837
akpore@illinois.edu

Erica Austin
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Metro
University of Illinois Extension
700 S. Airport Drive
Springfield, IL 62707
Phone: 217-782-4617
FAX: 217-524-6662
eaust2@illinois.edu

Kathryn Long
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
700 S. Airport Drive
Springfield, IL 62707
Phone: 217-782-4617
FAX: 217-524-6662
kelong@illinois.edu

Sharon Lounsberry
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
420 S. 7th St.
Petersburg, IL 62675
Phone: 217-632-7491
FAX: 217-632-2425
slounsbe@illinois.edu

Sangamon & Menard County 4-H

Sangamon & Menard County 4-H

4-H Shows

----------------------- 2018 4-H Shows -----------------------

Important Deadlines and Dates for 2017-2018 4-H Year: Please mark these important dates on your calendar to be sure that you are able to fully participate in shows!

  • Sept 1, 2017: Beginning of New 4-H year
    (Must be ages 8-18 for 4-H or ages 5-7 for 4-H Cloverbud by September 1, 2017 to enroll)
  • March 1, 2018: Deadline to add/drop projects to be eligible to exhibit at 4-H Show
  • Unit 16 Horse Show Registrations: Info sent out in April and Due May 25
  • May 2018: 4-H Show Registration information will be distributed
  • May 5, 2018 Public Speaking and food Demonstration Contest registration due online. 
  • May 25, 2018 Unit 16 4-H Horse Show Registration due. 
  • June 1, 2018: 4-H Show Registration deadline (all other shows)
  • Sep 1, 2018: 4-H Records due to leaders

*** Some projects, especially animal projects, have additional requirements and deadlines. These will be posted in the 4-H Newsletter.

  • Sangamon-Menard 4-H Public Speaking and Food Demonstrations Contest, May 10th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sangamon County Extension office. Registration online at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=17976 by May 5, 2018 
  • Unit 16 Horse Show, June 10, 2018, Refuge Ranch, Rochester, IL (June 24 Rain Date) Registration due May 25th 
  • Clothing Show Saturday June 23, 2018 Sangamon County Extension Office 10 a.m.
  • General Project Show Saturday July 7 Sangamon County Fairgrounds, New Berlin
    (including Animal Science Displays)
  • Sangamon County Livestock Shows July 7-8 Sangamon County Fairgrounds, New Berlin (see showbook for full schedule)
  • Sangamon-Menard Rabbit Show July 19, Petersburg Menard County Fairgrounds
  • Menard County Fair July 17-22 Menard County Fairgrounds, Petersburg (4-H livestock shows TBA)
  • Unit 16 Dog Show July 28, Logan County Fairgrounds
  • State Junior Horse Show July 22-28
  • Illinois State Fair: Logan, Sangamon, and Menard 4-H general projects will show on Monday, Aug 13, 2018. 

See 2018 Showbooks below for exhibit rules and requirements.