Hennepin County 4-H
Project & Showcase Dashboard

Welcome to the Hennepin County 4-H  Project & Showcase Dashboard! 

We hope you’ve had a great year of learning, whether in school, in extracurriculars, in your own studies at home, in your 4-H Club, and beyond! An important piece in your learning & leadership is how you share it. We hope you & your favorite project(s) can join us this spring & summer at our various 4-H project learning showcasing events, where you’ll perform & present to a caring, adult judge, and celebrate your amazing projects with others. 

Please use this platform as your "homebase" for all things exhibition-related with Hennepin County 4-H! 


March 1 Food Show registration opens
Arts Revue registration opens

April 10 Food Show registration closes

April 15 Food Show event at Midtown Global Market

April 20 Arts Revue registration closes

April 29 Arts Revue event at Elision Playhouse

May 1 Project registration in FairEntry opens

May 15 4-H member enrollment deadline
Animal ID deadline
Livestock Quality Assurance Training deadline

June 1 Project registration in FairEntry (11:59 PM)
Cloverbud, club, general, rabbit, and poultry projects

June 15 4-H Entry Day: project judging at the Hennepin County Fair

June 16-18 Hennepin County Fair at Corcoran Lions Park

June 18 State Fair project registration deadline for all general & rabbit

July 1 County Show registration deadline for dog & horse projects, & Fashion Revue

July 20 Fashion Revue w/Washington & Ramsey Counties

July 29 Hennepin County 4-H Horse Show

July 29-30 Hennepin County 4-H Dog Show

August 10 State Horse Show & State Dog Show registration deadline

Questions? Visit our Hennepin County 4-H Virtual Office Hours!

A great way to connect with 4-H is through our online office hours. 4-H Staff will be on Zoom ready to chat with you on Mondays from 3:00 - 3:45 PM

This time is an opportunity to connect with Hennepin County 4-H Staff. Each session has a general topic, but no agenda; so please join us and ask questions. Youth members, volunteers and parents are all welcome. We look forward to seeing you! 

Important Updates & Deadlines

Enroll in 4-H by May 15th!

All youth actively participating in 4-H are asked to be enrolled by Monday, May 15th, 2023. 

(Re-)Enroll in 4-H Online. Use this tip sheet for assistance. 

Be sure to save your username & password! You'll need it for project registration!

Showing animals this summer? Submit Animal IDs by May 15!

For any 4-H youth who would like to show an animal in a County 4-H animal show AND be eligible for the State trip, your animal must have 4-H certified identification submitted by May 15th, 2023. This is a statewide deadline, with no exceptions. By completing this process, you ensure health, safety, and fairness at practices, meetings, and in competition. 

Use this 2023 Animal ID guide, which outlines the required items and documentation needed for the animal identification process for each species. 

Project registration opens Sunday, May 1!

Starting Monday, May 1st, register your 4-H project(s) in FairEntry (hennepin-mn.fairentry.com)

FairEntry our online registration system for all showcase events! Anything that gets entered, judged, and displayed at a 4-H county show should be registered in FairEntry! It is mobile friendly and integrated with 4-H Online, so it makes for a family- and staff-friendly experience. 

Project registration closes on Thursday, June 1st at 11:59 PM for cloverbud, club, general, rabbit, and poultry projects.

Project registration closes July 1st at 11:59 PM for dog and horse projects.

Share your 4-H project memories with us!

We would love for you to share your photos (or short videos) of your project learning and showcase event experiences with us! Whether in the middle of an activity, shrugging to blooper, OR posing with your finished product - we’d love to see you! 

All photos and videos can be uploaded into the 2023 Project Memories album!