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Kansas State 4-H Office
201 Umberger Hall
1612 Claflin Road
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5981 fax

Kansas State Fair - 4-H Division

KSF Results

2024 Kansas State Fair

2023 Kansas State Fair

4-H Exhibit Area Downloads

Entry Collection Sheets
Clothing and Textiles
  • Each 4-H member is encouraged to attach an index card or photo, no larger than 4” x 6” with the entry form to give the judge any
    information which the exhibitor thinks would be helpful for the judge to know.
  • In Clothing, Fiber Arts or other exhibits needing a cloth label, for the 2014 State Fair and beyond, exhibitors can make their own label on a piece of cloth with a permanent or laundry type marker. Labels should be about 3"x2.5" in size and include exhibitor name, class number and county or district.
  • Clothing and Textile Scorecard
  • Recycled Clothing Scorecard


Crops and Crops Judging
Public Presentations
Dog Show

The Dog Show will be held Saturday, August 31 in Expo I (horse arena) on the Kansas State Fairgrounds.

Dog Show Class fees for 2024 are $10/class.  All fees are due to the local Extension Office when entry is made.  Exhibitors are REQUIRED to pay class fees in order to exhibit at the 2024 Kansas 4-H Dog Show.


Energy Management
Fashion Revue
The following items must be submitted during the FairEntry process.  Remember all state fair entries are due by August 15:
  1. Score Card & Cost Per Wear Form
    4-H members should complete the Score Card and Cost Per Wear Form.  This is the ONLY form that will be allowedOlder versions or local unit forms are not acceptable.  This form will be uploaded into FairEntry as part of the fair entry process. 
  2. Public Review Script
    4-H members should provide a written script to their Extension Agent so that the office may submit it as part of the fair entry process. Scripts should be 4-6 sentences in length. Write it exactly as you want it read during the public revue. Include 4-H'ers first name (no last name) and local unit somewhere in the first sentence. Some descriptors may include: fabric, colors, accesories, where you will wear the outfit, what you like best, etc. Feel free to include hobbies and other info about yourself.  
  3. $5.00 participation fee per participating 4-H member
    Please see the Kansas State Fair Fee Schedule for payment instructions.

The judging schedule, as well as participant instructions will be posted here no later than September 1. 


FCS Judging

Visit the FCS contest page for complete rules.

2023 Contest Schedule (both Intermediate & Senior)

2023 Contest Preparation Resources

Fiber Arts


Foods and Nutrition
Foods Preservation
Geology and Lapidary
Home Environment
Horse Show

No health papers or CVI is needed for in-state horses, only a negative Coggins. There is not a vet check-in off fairgrounds as in previous years.

The KSF has designated that 4-H Horses are allowed to arrive on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. for stalling, vet check and show check-in.  After 9:00  p.m. horses are not allowed to arrive or stall. Thursday, September 12, horses can be vet checked and stalled from 7:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, September 13, horses can be vet checked and stalled 7:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Horses are not allowed to arrive or stall outside of these times any days. Saturday, September 14, vets will be available for checks from 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Horse ID’s or registration papers and class entries/scratches will be checked once families have unloaded after vet and Coggins check. One person per horse is encouraged for check-in.

Exhibitors must arrive on grounds by Gate #10. With a parking pass, trailers and tow vehicle may remain on grounds. Stalling assignments, parking passes and wristbands should be picked up at the stalling office. Unordered wristbands/parking passes may be purchased from the stalling office for $10 each for cash or check. If using a credit card, you must purchase from the credential office in the Sheep and Swine barn West of the Expo Center.


Photography Judging Contest


Shooting Sports
STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math)

For *notebooks, *display boards, and *posters, no additional exhibit information is required; no manila envelope is needed for these exhibits.  All other exhibits need the additional information included in a manila envelope.  Displays, notebooks and posters have been combined into one score sheet for all divisions. 

You may also visit the Kansas 4-H STEM site, www.kansasspacetech.com, for more specific information in astronomy, rocketry, robotics, unmanned aerial systems and computers.

To get the information form-fillable files to work, first it will be necessary to download the file from your browser.  However, we suggest you first type in your information and then print off a copy before re-saving it and closing the file.  In some instances, you may not be able to save the contents of each file due to your computer's configuration.  Always print the form-fillable file before closing it, so you don't lose the information.  If the form-fillable function is not working correctly, please try Firefox or Chrome as your browser to download the file.   That usually solves the form-fillable issue.  Thanks. 


Visual Arts