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Youth Show

The Washtenaw County 4-H Youth Show is an event that many youth consider to be the capstone experience of their 4-H year. It starts on the 4th Sunday in July every summer and ends on the following Friday with clean-up on Saturday. It is an exciting week full of fun! The Youth Show is held in partnership with the Washtenaw Farm Council at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds at 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. The Youth Show is a youth-led event supported by many adult 4-H volunteers and community members.

General Information

Date & Time

The Youth Show always starts on the 4th Sunday of July and runs through the following Friday, with clean-up on Saturday. Participants in the Youth Show will have responsibilities outside of these dates for set-up and clean-up,.

2017 Dates: Sunday, July 23-Friday, July 28, 2017


Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

(corner of Ann Arbor-Saline and Pleasant Lake)


Registration for the 2017 Youth Show coming soon!

Remember, it is now 4-H Youth Show Registration time!  The 4-H Youth Show Registration Link is here (or click on image).  Call 734-997-1678 with any problems.  Be sure to register for any classes you plan to show at the Youth Show. 



Youth Show Book

View and download the Youth Show Book online!

Full Book - updated 6-7-2017


Front Cover designed by Adam Prucka, Washtenaw County 4-H Archery

Back Cover designed by Emma Shankland, Country Expressions 4-H Club


Schedule of Activities - updated 6-7-2017

Registration & Rules

Department 2 Dairy Cattle - updated 6-7-2017

Department 4 Beef & Feeder Cattle

Department 6 Sheep

Department 8 Goats - updated 6-7-2017

Department 10 Swine

Department 12 Poultry 

Department 14 Section 1 Rabbits 

Department 14 Section 2 Cavies & Pocket Pets

Department 16 Horse 

Department 22 Section 1 Dogs

Department 22 Section 2 Cats

Department 26 Camelids (Llama, Alpaca, Etc)

Department 39 Miscellaneous Livestock Projects

Department 60-74 Still Projects General Rules

Department 60 Needlework

Department 61 Culinary Arts

Department 62 Fine Arts

Department 63 Folk Arts (find woodworking and crafts here!)

Department 64 Photography

Department 66 Agriculture

Department 67 Floriculture

Department 68 Horticulture

Department 69 Sciences (Find rocketry, entomology, and engines & power here!)

Department 70 Natural Resources

Department 71 Organizations (Find club educational exhibits, club booths, and herdsmanship here!)

Department 72 Educational Projects (Find creative writing and more here!)

Department 73 Demonstrations (Find archery, demonstrations and communication here!) updated 5-23-2016

4-H Promotion Poster Contest - (4-H Clover Rules) 4-H Emblem and How to use it Correctly

Department 74 Miscellaneous Projects


Exhibitor Forms

Auction Information

Auction Brochure

Small Animail Brochure

Still Exhibit Judging

Still exhibit judging takes place on Sunday, July 23, 2017from 1-5:30 PM. Clerks and judges are asked to arrive no later than 12:15 to check in and be oriented to their jobs.


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