Youth Fair deadlines coming

By Chrissy Karrer | Published Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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All youth planning to participate in the 2013 Wise County Youth Fair (WCYF) need to be enrolled in either 4-H or FFA by Dec. 31, 2012.

To register for 4-H, visit 4-H Connect Online, You will first need to set up a family profile and then register youth and at least one adult. Cost for third through 12th graders is $25, and adults are free.

Call the Extension office at (940) 627-3341 if you have any questions about enrollment. There is Internet access at the Extension office if you need it.

The Wise County Youth Fair tag-in for sheep, goats, hogs, non-registered heifers and dairy sale heifers is 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. If you miss this tag-in date, you will not be eligible to show in the WCYF.

Just because you tag your animal, does not mean you are entered in the WCYF. Entries open Jan. 9 and close Feb. 9. For more information, go to

All rabbits must be validated 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Extension office. All rabbits must be tattooed or tattoos checked and checked for breed and sex at this time in order to show at the Wise County Youth Fair.

Chrissy Karrer is a County Extension Agent, 4-H and Youth Development.

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