4-H Fair Information

Eastern Michigan State Fair Dates:

2018: July 24-28

2019: July 23-27

2018 Fair Schedule

Eastern Michigan State Fair Site

Fair Book

Jr. Fair Board Application Write In

Livestock Auction Information

Auction Donation List

Indoor Project Information

Other Fair Related Documents:

Fair Usage Form: Please fill out this form if your club is interested in using the fairgrounds and return it to the Lapeer County MSU Extension Office located at 1800 Imlay City Rd., Suite 1, Lapeer, MI, 48446

Statement of Philosophy for Cooperation between Fair and MSU Extension


Ownership Information

Pen Sheets and Other Required Documents

Record Books


Feb. 1. Weigh-in is the first Saturday in February. Member also to be enrolled by Feb. 4.



Beef - Feeder

Beef - Market

Beef - Clover Bud





Cavy Record Book




Dairy Record Book




Dog Record Book for Cloverbud

Dog Record Book 9 - 11

Dog Record Book  12+


Market Goats May 1.  Tagging Day is the third Saturday in May for Rate of Gain. Member to be enrolled by May 31.


Dairy Goats, Breeding & Angora Goats  May 20.  Member to be enrolled by May 20.



Goat Record Book for Cloverbud

Goat Record Book

Goat Pen Sheet


May 1. Member to be enrolled for local shows & State Horse show. May 31. If only showing at Eastern Michigan State Fair



Horse - Clover Bud

Horse (9 - 19)


Pocket Pet






May 1. (except meat pens, which must be owned within one week of hatching). Member also to be enrolled by May 1.


 Poultry Pen Sheet

Market Eggs

Cloverbud Poultry 

Poultry Record Book (9-19) 

Poultry Record Book Educational Page


Meat Rabbits May 1. (All fryer meat pen must be owned by May 1 and all meat pen rabbits must be born at exhibitor’s home.) Member to be enrolled by May 31. Roaster rabbits must be owned and tagged by June 27.


Rabbits - all other.  May 15  ownership deadline. Member to be enrolled by May 31.





Sheep/Market Lambs May 20.  Weigh-in the third Saturday in May. Market lamb member to be enrolled by May 20. Member with wool breed lambs to be enrolled by May 31.



Sheep - Cloverbud

Sheep Record Book 9 - 11

Sheep Record Book 12 +



Swine  May 5 Tagging  (First Friday or Saturday in May). Ownership and enrollment by May 1, except Clover Buds which is May 31.



Swine Cloverbud

Swine Record Book 9 - 13

Swine Record Book 14 + older

Swine Record Book Instructions

All other projects May 31 is the deadline in order to show at fair. Otherwise members are encouraged to enroll by Jan. 30 to remain on the email list.