Animal Judging Contests

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Register for the Animal Judging Contest County qualifiers. You can register for more than 1 contest.  If you are under the age of 13, you have the option of competing as a Senior to make you eligible to compete in your respective contest at the Delaware State Fair (you can only compete at the DSF in 2 judging contests).
Each contest is being held one time for all Delaware 4-H’ers to qualify – Each county will qualify the top 10 participants from their county. You must attend and complete this county qualifier to participate in the State Judging contest at the fair.

Contest Dates and locations are as follows:
Horse Judging – May 7, 10:00 AM, Horse Power Show Hunters, Greenwood DE  
Dairy Judging – May 25, 6:30 PM, Knutsen Farm, Greenwood DE
Livestock Judging – June 2, 6:30 PM, Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington DE
Poultry Judging – June 6, 6:30PM, Lake Forest High School, Felton DE

**Please remember to bring a clipboard, pencil or pen and paper to write your notes on. Contests will have an educational opportunity and a scored contest portion.
If you have special needs that need to be accommodated, please contact your county 4-H office 2 weeks prior to the event for which you have registered.

If you have any questions, please contact the Educator who is in charge of that contest:

Horse – Jill Jackson at

Poultry – Kirstin Cook at

Dairy & Livestock – Kaitlin Rogers at