4-H Shows at the 1st Annual Pickett County Fair
by: Richard D. Daniel
UT Extension Agent
The 2008 Pickett County Youth Fair will become part of the 1st Annual Pickett County Fair. Therefore, there will be some changes for exhibitors. Entries will be taken beginning on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Exhibits will be judged on July 17. 2008 Youth Fair Books can be picked up at the Pickett County Exten-sion Office at the Byrdstown Community Center at 105 South Main St. The categories will be the same as past years. In order for the public to view the exhibits, the exhibits should remain at the fairgrounds until Sunday, July 20th. Exhibits can be removed on the 20th from 1 to 3:00 p.m. Premium checks for the 4-H Youth Fair participants will not be available to exhibitors until the 2008-09 county budget is finalized.
The 2008 Pickett County Junior Goat Show will be held Thursday, July 17, 2008 at the 1st Annual Pickett County Fair. Weigh in will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Animals shown must have a Scrapie Tag. Tags are available by calling the USDA office In Nashville at 615-781-5310. All animals must have current and valid health certification forms. This certification if good for 30 days and can be obtained through any Tennessee licensed DVM. No animals will be allowed to show without the proper Scrapie Tags and Health Certificates. Rules and Regula-tions for the Junior Goat Show are available at the Pickett County Extension Office. Premium checks for the Junior Goat Show will not be available until the 2008-09 county budget is finalized.
The 2008 Pickett County 4-H Market Lamb Show will be held Friday, July 18 at the 1st Annual Pickett County Fair. The show will begin at 5:00 p.m.
The 2008 Pickett County Pet Show will be held Friday, July 18 at the 1st Annual Pickett County Fair. The show will begin at 5:30 p.m. All pets must be entered between 5:00 and 5:30. Rules and classes can be picked up at the Pickett County Extension Service.