August 15th–18th, 2018

Fair Hours • Wednesday 4 - 10 pm • Thursday – Saturday 10 am - 10 pm

Fair Address • 475 South Main Street • Spanish Fork Fair Grounds


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4H & General Info

4H & General Information


4-H Clubs are sponsored by the USU Extension in cooperation with the Utah County Commissioners. 4-H is a program open to all youth. 4-H meets the needs of youth through a variety of established projects or individually designed projects. For more information about how you can become involved in 4-H, either as a youth or as an adult volunteer leader, contact the USU Extension Utah County 4-H. Listed below are the contacts and numbers.

4-H Entries

All 4-H entries must be submitted using the on-line fair management database. For the Current 4-H 2016 Fair Book, you can download it by right clicking the following link and choosing “save as”  or “download linked files as” to have a copy.

Contact Information

USU Extension Utah County 4-H (801) 851-8470

Jolene Bunell – USU Extension 4-H Youth Agent (801) 851-8473

Youth Development Director – USU Extension Agent (801) 851-8470

Horse Show

Come one, come all to the county fair horse shows! If you think you have what it takes to win a saddle come join us! 2 youth shows and 2 adult shows. Excellent first place prizes in all the adult shows with the all- round being a saddle. Kid shows have ribbons, trophies, buckles, and saddles for the open show all round in the 9-12 and 13-17 age groups Bring your game and have some fun! All open shows are open to anyone that wants to come play. Non-Utah County residents are welcome!

Youth Horse Fun Show

Thursday, August 17

8:00 a.m. Late Entries Accepted

9:00 a.m. Show Begins



Cone ball

Butterfly poles

Ring race.

Keyhole stake race

Figure 8 stake race.

 Big T

Speed barrels.



Adult Open Fun Show

Thursday, August 17

5:00 p.m. Late Entries Accepted

6:00 p.m. Show Begins



Ring race.

Big T

Keyhole stake race.


Butterfly poles.


Cone ball.



Open Youth Horse Show

Friday, August 18

8:00 a.m. Late Entries Accepted

9:00 a.m. Show Begins



Lead line halter (6 under)

Lead line pleasure (6 under)

Halter mares

Halter geldings





Keyhole stake race


Adult Open Judged Show

Saturday, August 19

8:00 a.m. Late Entries Accepted

9:00 a.m. Show Begins



Halter Mares

Halter Geldings

Halter Stallions

Open Western Pleasure

Women’s Western Pleasure

Men’s Western Pleasure

Jack Benny (50+) Western Pleasure

Discipline on the Rail


•On-line fair management database. To submit entries go to and click on “County Fair” in the left-hand column then select “Register Your Entries Online” under “Information”. Follow the on-line directions found there. Your user ID is your email address and you will need to establish a new password each year. On-line registration will remain open until 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016. You will need to print off exhibit tags (one per entry) and two copies of your exhibit list. Bring them with you on check-in day, Monday, August 15, 2016.


• All 4-H exhibits should be checked into the Fair between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016 by the 4-H club leader or one designated person only. All exhibits must be brought in at the same time (flowers and vegetables included). All exhibits should be checked into the Fair at the Exhibit Hall (Tennis Court Building) at the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds, 475 South Main, Spanish Fork. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. Those who have not pre-registered on-line will be allowed to check in between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. ONLY. Any computer usage at the Fair will be restricted to 10 minutes maximum. Club leaders are responsible to make arrangements for collecting the exhibits from their club members. Parents can enter and pick up exhibits for youth in the 4-H Afterschool program.


• All qualified exhibits entered will be awarded a purple, blue, red, white, or green ribbon. Premium money will be allotted to each class and ribbon as indicated.

- Cloverbud/Mini 4-H Member 4-H Member

- 4-H State Qualifier

- Green ($1.00), White ($1.00), Red ($1.50), Blue ($2.00), & Purple Ribbon ($3.00)


• Pick up entries and premium money between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016 ONLY. Entries should be picked up by the 4-H Club leader or one designated person. Exhibits not picked up by the deadline will be charged a $25.00 fee for removal and transported to the 4-H office. All non-perishable exhibits qualifying for the State Fair will be packed and taken to the 4-H office until ready for delivery to the State Fair.


•To exhibit with 4-H at the Utah County Fair, a youth must be enrolled as a 4-H member. The following are requirements for 4-H member participation:

1. 4-H members should be enrolled in the project in which the exhibit is entered.

2. 4-H members will be allowed to enter more than one exhibit per lot, but they should be different types of exhibits. For example three bottles of different fruit and three bottles of different vegetables under Food Preservation but NOT three original poems under Communication Arts. You should pick your best single poem or enter the three poems as a collection. Note that only one exhibit per lot can be submitted to the State Fair.

3. 4-H members will be allowed an unlimited number of total entries in the fair.


• The following are requirements and information for exhibits:

1. Posters must be 22″ X 33″ or smaller.

2. Notebook binders must be 2 inches or smaller.

3. Displays must be 4′ X 4′ or smaller and be free-standing.

4. Collection boxes must be 325 square inches for bottom measurement or smaller and glass covers must open at the top or side of the box; the glass must be secured so that glass will not move when the box is properly displayed at the fair.

5. Exhibits must have a completed exhibit card attached securely to it. Exhibits with more than one part must have an exhibit card attached to each part numbered 1 of 3, 2 of 3, 3 of 3, etc.

6. Food items need to be of a quality to keep more than a week without refrigeration. Frozen food products are not acceptable. Do not send food items which will spoil quickly.Bread exhibits may be made by the traditional method or with a bread machine.

7. Exhibits which are normally hung on the wall must provide some means for attachment to the wall (paintings, sketches, framed items, woodworking, wall-hangings, and articles using artificial or dried flowers).

8. Exhibits must be well made so they are stable enough to be moved.

9. Where display space is limited only selected articles may be shown.

10. Baked products and gardening exhibits will not be returned without prior special arrangement.

11. Items to be returned (hangers, pie pans, cake stands, etc.) must be marked with name of exhibitor and county.

12. Please indicate if the item was made from a kit.

Jr. Livestock Show

For questions or concerns contact

Utah County Fair Horse Show

c/o Kristie Johnson


Small Animals

Contact: Brandi Moore -


Registration Opens: July 1st 2016

Registration Closes: Aug 10th 2016

Fill out the Registration Form and email to

Animals that have not been Pre-Registered will not be allowed in the show.


Check in at the Small Animals tent,

Check in Begins: Aug 17    11am – 4pm

Check out Begins Aug 20     6pm – 8pm, If needed some animals can be taken on Sunday morning. Any animals left after the clean up on Sunday at 11am will become property of the Utah County Fair.



Our animal judging is done by local and national certified ARBA, Chicken, and Pigeon Association Judges that we randomly choose from the judge listings every year. We allow the judges to place winning animals in any form they would like and place awards and trophies only to those they choose.

(Judging will be Thursday August 22nd, no exhibitors or spectators will be allowed in the area during judging)

All animals will be judged in a group setting: Rabbits, Pigeons, Chickens, Roosters. (Only)

Premiums will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places.

Trophies will be given for Grand Champion, Reserve Champion, and Best of Show.

Any healthy animals taken before the check-out time will forfeit any prize money, trophy or award that might have been given.



Exhibitors will be responsible to care for the needs of their animal daily: food and water and bedding if needed (or make arrangements with the supervisor).


Cages are to be kept clean.

Each exhibitor will need to bring their own cages.


Show management is not responsible for any damage, accident or death of any animal while it is at the show. Sick animals will not be accepted. The supervisor, or their assistant, will be the judge as to what constitutes a sick animal. No healthy animals are to be removed from the exhibit without the permission of the supervisor. All animals on exhibit will be inspected daily by a competent person.

© UTAH COUNTY FAIR 2018 • AUGUST 15th – 18th, 2018

FAIR HOURS: Wednesday 4 - 10 pm • Thursday – Saturday 10 am- 10 pm

ADDRESS: 475 South Main Street • Spanish Fork Fair Grounds