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Jr. Poultry - Department H7

Rules & Regulations, Etc. 

Our show is ABA and APA sanctioned with several club meets, cash prizes, and trophy's.

Exhibitor’s tickets $20.00 per exhibitor, unless Boone County 4-H member, or exhibiting in the Open Show. Entries are open to all youth, exhibitors must be 8 years old by Sept. 1, 2022 and not over 21 by Sept. 1, 2022. You do not have to be a 4-H member to show in the JR. Show.

All entries must be the results of the labor of the boy or girl exhibiting. (This means that Junior Exhibitors may not show birds that belong to mom or dad, grandma or grandpa, etc.)

No birds can be removed from their cages after 3 p.m. and before 4 p.m. on Sunday August 13th.

Breed Type will be determined by Interpretation of the “American Poultry Association Breed Standard, Standard of Perfection.”

Entries must be postmarked by July 15th. WALK-IN ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 

Mail entries and checks to Dan & Karen Tuttle, 10506 County Line Road, Marengo, IL 60152.

Make checks payable to the Boone County Fair. No changes to entries will be allowed with the exception of office error or at the request of the Judge. If you are showing in both the open show and JR. show, entries must be made on the entry blanks marked Open Show or JR. Show. If you have any questions please call your Superintendent. Juniors may show the same bird in the Open Show, Jr. Show and the 4-H Show.

All livestock exhibitor’s trucks, trailers and vehicles must be parked outside the gates.

All other rules will be the same as the Open Show Rules.


COCK – A male bird hatched before Sept. 1, 2022

HEN – A female bird hatched before Sept. 1, 2022

COCKEREL – A male bird hatched after Sept. 1, 2022

PULLET – A female bird hatched after Sept. 1, 2022


Important Information

DAN & KAREN TUTTLE, Show Superintendents

(Karen - 815-509-0956; Dan - 815-482-0006)

Don Fry, Asst. Superintendent

10506 County Line Road, Marengo, IL 60152

Administration Fee $1.00 Per Dept., includes 4-H exhibitors, no fee for junior dept. if entered in open show.

Exhibitor passes and vehicle stickers will NOT be mailed. They can be picked up in the poultry barn at check-in time.

Premiums Offered – $5,290.00

   Entry Fee: $.75 Per Entry


1st  2nd  3rd  4th

$4      $3     $2      $1

Exhibitor is responsible for pen care.

For an Early Release and/or Sunday morning release, see RULE #58.

Youth Poultry Judging Contest 

Open to first 20 entries, boy or girl between ages 8 & 18 years of age as of Sept. 1, 2022.


Contestants will determine placings in two lineups of animals as selected by the Superintendent. Contest to be held Tuesday, August 8th at 8:00 a.m. No entry fee

In case of ties, premium amount will be adjusted

Entry Form

Step 1: Download Application Form file below

Step 2: Save File, Enter Data and Save File. 

Step 3: Print File

Step 4: Mail to address on Form with Checks payable to: Boone County Fair Association 

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