Saturday, August 26

Nebraska State Fair

8:00 am–10:00 pm Fonner Park

Free Educational Activities

9:00 am–6:00 pm Raising Nebraska
While at the Nebraska State Fair, stop by the Raising Nebraska Building for free educational activities for youth of all ages!

4-H Culinary Challenge Contest - Group 1

8:30 am 4-H/FFA Building
The 4-H Culinary Challenge Contest will require youth to demonstrate healthy decision making through nutrition, food preparation, menu planning, and food safety, utilizing foods and nutrition curriculum. They will apply healthy living knowledge and …

State 4-H Insect ID Contest

9:30 am 4-H/FFA Building

Presentations Contest - Illustrated Presentations

10:00 am 4-H/FFA Building
A 4-H Presentation, given by one (1) individual or a team of two (2) individuals, is a live presentation with a formal talk where youth will use visual aids (such as props, posters, computer-based visuals, handouts, video, etc.) to show and tell …

4-H Culinary Challenge Contest - Group 2

11:00 am 4-H/FFA Building
The 4-H Culinary Challenge Contest will require youth to demonstrate healthy decision making through nutrition, food preparation, menu planning, and food safety, utilizing foods and nutrition curriculum. They will apply healthy living knowledge and …

Dairy Judging Contest

12:00 pm 4-H/FFA Building

State 4-H Tree ID Contest

12:00 pm 4-H/FFA Building

4-H Culinary Challenge Contest - Group 3

1:30 pm 4-H/FFA Building
The 4-H Culinary Challenge Contest will require youth to demonstrate healthy decision making through nutrition, food preparation, menu planning, and food safety, utilizing foods and nutrition curriculum. They will apply healthy living knowledge and …

State 4-H Horticulture ID Contest

2:30 pm 4-H/FFA Building

State 4-H Weed & Grass ID Contest

5:00 pm 4-H/FFA Building

State 4-H Contest Awards Presentation

7:30 pm 4-H/FFA Building
Awards Presentation for Insect ID Contest, Horticulture ID Contest, and Weed & Grass ID Contest

Ongoing Events

Nebraska State Fair

All Day Nebraska State Fairgrounds
There’s no place like the Nebraska State Fair! It’s the premier showcase of 4-H’ers to share what they’ve learned and worked on in 4-H throughout the year. At the Fair, we celebrate the successes of thousands of youth who have learned and grown …