4-H Small Market Animal Association

The age you are on the first of January is your 4-H age for ALL projects.4-H Logo For example, if you turn 9 in December, then you are 9 on Jan. 1 and therefore 9 all year long. If you turn 9 on Jan. 2, then you are 8 all year long. The State 4-H Office has made the decision to require a 4-H’ers to be 9 years old in order to compete at the fair in the 4-H classes. If you are not at least 9 years old, you may enter the fair in Open Youth and compete. All 4-H’ers who are 8 and under will be given a participation ribbon if entered in a 4-H class. For the full rules and guidelines, please see the following link:

4-H Small Market Animal Association     

The 4-H Small Market Animal Association (SMAA) is the committee that oversees the project. 

2017-2018 SMAA Officers:
  • Jill Rockwell- President
  • Aaron Velat - Vice President
  • Melanie Sayles- Treasurer
  • Audrey Herremans- Secretary
Committee members:
  • Heidi Bromley
  • Michelle Holladay
  • Dolph Eisenlohr (poultry)
  • Hollis Rockwell, IV (beef)
  • Hannah Beggs (goats)

Applications to Participate

Please make sure that you have ALL signatures when coming or your application will not be accepted. You must also already completed your online enrollment at https://mi.4honline.com and turned in your fee or request for scholarship. Please refer to  the SMAA Rules and Guidelines for more information.

READ YOUR RULES before signing.  Once you have signed and turned in your applications you are responsible for the rules that you have signed stating that you have read and agreed to them.  This is the parents & youth’s responsibility.

SMA_Rules__Regs_2018.pdf

2018_SMAA_Nonclub_Points.pdf

Small Market Applications (ages 9 & up)

Little Buddy Applications (ALL AGES)

If you are interested in the Oceana Agricultural Society Junior Market Animal Auction the Oceana Agricultural Society has asked us to post the applications here for your convenience. (Ages 5-8)

Jr_Mkt_chicken_2018.pdf

Jr_Mkt_duck_2018.pdf

Jr_Mkt_feeder_calf_2018.pdf

jr_mkt_goat_2018.pdf

Jr_Mkt_rabbit_2018.pdf

Jr_Mkt_turkey_2018.pdf

JUNIOR_SMALL_MARKET_ANIMAL_PROJECT_2018.docx  - Must accompany the Junior Market Applications with signatures

Notebooks

About_Record_Keeping.pdf  All small market project members must complete a record book for their 4-H project every year.  The type of records you keep will dependo n the kind of 4-H project you have.  This record book is a guidelines for you.

Below is a listing of the 4-H Small Market Animal Association Project Notebooks (ages 9 and up) and the attendance records as well. 

Make sure that your notebook is the correct one; the previous year’s notebook will not be accepted at the fair. Check your dates!

  • If you are under the age of 9 and participating in the Oceana Agricultural Society Junior Market Auction (ages 5-8) the following information pertains to you. 

The Oceana Agricultural Society has provided the market notebooks to us, which are required to participate in their auction, so we can share them with you.  If you are under the age of 9, and want to participate in the market project at the Oceana County Fair, please read the rules for the Oceana Agricultural Society (which can be provided by contacting the office at 873-2129.  Following are their notebooks which we are providing per their request.

Market Project Registration sign-up will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017.  Sign up for Small/Junior market will be held from 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. If you can not attend you may have a parent/legal guardian or sibling bring your paperwork.  NO other relative, friend, etc.  If there is space available you may sign up anytime after the 11th until March 30th.  Sign-ups will be at the new office location:  844 S. Griswold Street, Hart, MI. 

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