Hamblen County Great Smoky Mountains 4-H & FFA Fair

July 20 & 21, 2018

WSCC Great Smoky Mountain Expo Center, White Pine, TN


Mission Statement


To present, in a wholesome family environment, a premier regional fair that showcases agriculture and arts and crafts with an emphasis on youth activities, organizations, and related educational programs.

President - Terry Carter                                                      Vice President - Rodney Cobble


General Entries are due on July 7, 2018

Except Departments L&M will be accepted until 10:30 AM on July, 21, 2018.


Livestock Entries are due on July 1, 2018


Late fees will be applied to any entries received between July 1-7.  No entries will be accepted after July 7, 2018.

Livestock Entry Fees

Beef & Dairy Cattle - $5/head

Goat & Sheep - $2/head

Poultry - No Entry Fees



You may contact the Hamblen County Extension Office with any additional questions that you may have.  Our phone number is 423-586-6111 or email questions to the Fair at hamblengsmfair@gmail.com.

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2018 Fair Schedule


Friday, July 20, 2018

8:00 AM – 10:30 AM          Non-animal Entry Check-in

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM           Judging of Entries

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM        Livestock Judging Check-in

12:00 PM                              Livestock Judging Contest

5:30 PM                                Judging Contest Awards                                                

Dairy Cattle Entries


12:00 PM – 4:00 PM           Dairy Cattle Arrive

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM             Dairy Check-in

6:00 PM                               Dairy Showmanship

                                             Dairy Show

Beef Cattle Entries

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM            Beef Cattle Arrive

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM              Beef Check-in

7:00 PM                                Beef Showmanship

                                              Beef Show


Saturday, July 21, 2018

Goat Entries

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM             Goats Arrive

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM           Goat Check-in and Weigh-in

10:00 AM                              Goat Showmanship

          Goat Show

Poultry Entries

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM             Poultry Arrive and Check-in

10:00 AM                              Poultry Show

Sheep Entries

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM           Sheep Arrive

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM         Sheep Check-in and Weigh-in

12:00 PM                              Wool & Woolies Rehearsal (or immediately following goat show)

1:00 PM                                Wool & Woolies

                                              Sheep Showmanship

                                              Market Lamb/Commercial Ewe Show

                                              Breeding Ewe Show

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM             All entries must be picked up


Livestock Specific Rules



Registration is REQUIRED.  You must register with complete information including email on the entry form and the form must be received in the Hamblen County Extension office no later than July 1, 2018.  They can be mailed, emailed or faxed to the office. If emailed or faxed the entry fees must be received within 10 days of the email/fax.  You will receive an email confirmation once your registration and/or payment is received. 





· Mail to: Hamblen Co. GSM 4-H & FFA Fair

                  c/o UT Extension Hamblen Co

                  511 W. 2nd North St, Room 204

                  Morristown, TN  37814

· Email to: hamblengsmfair@gmail.com

· Fax to: 423-587-9798


1. Be sure to use separate registration forms for each species and breed of animal and also for each exhibitor. Complete information is required.

2. No more than 2 entries allowed per Lot.

3. There will be NO REGISTRATION the day of the show. 

4. You must be a current 4-H and/or FFA member (4th-12th grade on January 1, 2018) in order to compete in the show. There are some exceptions for “Little” classes in beef cattle, dairy cattle, goat and sheep.

5. Animals may only be exhibited in breeding, market or commercial classes.  They cannot be entered into multiple categories.

6. There will be spaces allocated in the barn for you to tie/stall your animals. Please plan to use only the space allocated for you and to work with others to make the best accommodations for everyone. Sheep and goat exhibitors may bring your own panels to use within the horse stalls for additional separations if you prefer.

7. There should be fewer issues with space for animals and tack this year. Please ensure that you keep aisle ways open for the movement of animals.

 8. Generators may be brought and used but must be kept outside of the barns.

9. Shavings will be available for sale from the Expo Center.  Any other bedding may be brought in by the exhibitor.

10. There will be a Supreme Champion selected for each species. Eligible animals will come from the respective Grand Champion classes.


You may contact the Hamblen County 4-H Office with any additional questions that you may have.  Our phone number is 423-586-6111 or email questions to the Fair at hamblengsmfair@gmail.com.