Hamblen County Great Smoky Mountains 4-H & FFA Fair

July 19 & 20, 2019

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 2, 2019

Except Departments L&M will be accepted until 10:30 AM on July, 19, 2019.


 

Livestock Entries are due on July 2, 2019

 

Late fees will be applied to any entries received between July 2-16.  No entries will be accepted after July 16, 2018.

Livestock Entry Fees

Beef Cattle - $9/head

Dairy Cattle - $7/head

Goat - $5/head

Sheep - $3/head

Poultry - $1/bird (Chick Chain by trio)

Rabbits - $1/rabbit

 

 

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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2019 Fair Schedule

 

Friday, July 19, 2019

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

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

                                   

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 (or immediately following dairy show)

                                                Beef Show

 

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Goat Entries

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM              Goats Arrive

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM              Goat Check-in and Weigh-in

10:00 AM                               Goat Showmanship

                                                Goat Show

 

Poultry and Rabbit Entries

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

10:00 AM                               Poultry and Rabbit Show

 

Sheep Entries

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM             Sheep Arrive

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM              Sheep Check-in and Weigh-in

11:00 AM                               Sheep Showmanship (or immediately following goat show)

                                                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 2, 2019.  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. 

 

ANY ENTRY RECEIVED BETWEEN JULY 2 AND JULY 16 WILL BE CHARGED DOUBLE ENTRY FEES.

AFTER JULY 16 NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

· 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, 2019) 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.