4-H Youth Dog Exhibits at NYS Fair

2023 Entry Procedures

New this year - all entries must be submitted separately online to both NYS Fair and NYS 4-H Animal Science by 12:00 midnight on August 4, 2023.

  • NYS Fair 4-H Animal Science Show Entries must be completed via ShoWorks on the NYS Fair website by Friday, August 4 at 12:00 midnight.
  • The NYS 4-H Animal Science online registration form must also be completed to submit additional species specific entry forms and supplemental materials. Review specific animal entry requirements before completing this registration form.
  • When registering different species, separate forms must be completed.
  • Exhibitors must receive endorsement of a county 4-H Educator, FFA Advisor or other breed organization to compete at the NYS Fair. Any entry that does not receive endorsement may be scratched.  Exhibitors should contact their local CCE Association before you enter to make verify eligibility and carefully follow any instructions provided.

Contest Rules and Premium Books

Official NYS Fair contest rules, information, schedule and Premium books are updated regularly. Exhibitors should regularly consult the NYS Fair How to Enter website for the most recent changes and deadlines.Youth exhibitors should contact their local CCE Association before entering to make verify eligibility to participate at the State Fair and follow carefully any instructions provided

For More Information

Elizabeth Meacham

liz.meacham [at] yahoo.com

(585) 585-380-2610