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Pinal County Cooperative Extension
4-H Youth Development
Rick Gibson Kim Gressley Maria Melendez
Director & 4-H Youth 4-H Youth
Extension Agent Development Development
Agriculture Agent Secretary
Rusty Brannon Roberta Cardona Shanna Murphree Jennifer Staples
4-H Office Building Building Exhibits Cake Decorating
Manager Superintendent Coordinator Coordinator
Kristen Brown Janine Brown Lisa Elwood Frank Wood
Cavy/Rabbit Cavy/Rabbit Goat Goat
Superintendent Superintendent Superintendent Superintendent
Esther Turner and Jane Stefaniak Patty Young
Pigeon/Poultry Superintendents Horse Committee President
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Pinal County 4-H Division
University of Arizona - Cooperative Extension
820 East Cottonwood Lane - Building C, Casa Grande, AZ 85122
(520) 836-5221 • Toll Free (866) 836-5221
The purpose of the 4-H Department of our Pinal County Fair is to provide members in good standing an opportunity
to exhibit and participate in a wide variety of 4-H contests and shows. All information necessary to exhibit in the
4-H portion of the Pinal County Fair is contained in this fair book and the Pinal County 4-H Fair packet which will be
mailed at the same time to all of our currently enrolled members and leaders.
The DEADLINE for 4-H members to enter their exhibits for this Fair is Friday, March 5, 2010. All 4-H entry forms can
be found at http://fairmanager.com/fairs/pinal4/ until midnight on March 5, 2010. 4-H members or family members
who wish to enter the OPEN (non-4-H) portion of the Fair must use an official Pinal County Fair entry form (located
after the list of open divisions and classes) and mail it to the Pinal County Fair Office. Refer to the appropriate sec-
tion of this fair book for information and instructions.
Receiving, Judging and Releasing Exhibits
The Pinal County 4-H office, staff, and leaders are not responsible for the loss, damage, or theft of exhibits. Identifi-
cation tags (claim checks) will not be mailed to the exhibitor. Exhibitors submitting entries online should print tags
for their items and attach them securely. Leaders or volunteers bringing entries for others in their group should
make sure that exhibit tags are attached to each entry stating the 4-H member’s name, division, and class number.
Exhibitors or designated 4-H leaders are responsible to have Superintendent’s approval before removing exhibits
from the fairgrounds on Sunday, March 21, 2010 between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The Danish system of judging
will be used: Purple (Outstanding Quality), Blue (1st Place), Red (2nd Place), White (3rd Place), and Green (Clover
Exhibitors, Leader, and 4-H Family Passes
The general admission for those attending the Pinal County Fair is $8.00 per day, starting on Wednesday, March 17,
2010, through Sunday, March 21, 2010. Youth ages 6 to 18 years of age will be admitted for a $4.00 daily admission
fee. Certified adult 4-H leaders who are assisting members during the week of the Fair and are enrolled in the 4-H
office are eligible to receive a free pass for the week of the Fair. Those 4-H members, exhibitors, and family members
who are more active for the week of this Fair, and will be attending regularly, can save money with the purchase
of a week-long Fair Pass. The fees for a week-long discount Fair Pass are $8.00 for ages 6-18 (children less than 6
years of age are admitted free). Family members and parents 19 years of age and older can get a week-long pass
NOTE: Market livestock exhibitors (beef, lamb, swine, veal, and goat) will be provided a week-long pass at the time
their animals are received and fees will be subtracted from their proceeds after the sale of their animal.
These discounted passes must be purchased from your 4-H community
club leader in advance of fair. No entry fees or money are to be mailed
with your entry form to the Pinal County 4-H office.
All vehicles that enter and park beyond the front gates of the fairgrounds must purchase a $10.00 vehicle pass.
These passes may be purchased at the fairground’s front office and are good the entire week of the Fair.
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