Animal Science Department Entries Open for the New York State Fair

Updated: Jul 21

Exhibitors may enter their Animal Science Department projects in the NY State Fair through August 12, 2022.


The following outlines the procedures for youth participating in Animal Science shows at the New York State Fair.


ANIMAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT NYSF ENTRY PROCEDURE
Deadline, Friday August 12 @ 5:00 pm

All entries for the New York State Fair Animal Science Department 51 will be made by exhibitors at https://nysfys.fairwire.com/ and must receive an endorsement from the appropriate authorized representatives.


Exhibitors must receive the endorsement of a county 4-H Educator, FFA Advisor or other breed organization as permitted by the specific department. Any entry that does not receive endorsement will be scratched.

Exhibitors must meet all additional requirements set by that organization (i.e., membership, ownership, specific class requirements, etc.) as well as any animal health and registration requirements specified by their department superintendents. Be sure to check the premium book for the requirements of each species to ensure all required documentation is submitted.

Exhibitors are responsible for emailing their entry receipt, along with any additional required paperwork/information to their County Educator and Department Superintendent. A directory of these contacts is located here.


ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXHIBITORS

Entry Instructions along with a checklist can be viewed here.

A video tutorial demonstrating how to enter can be viewed here.


ANIMAL SCIENCE PREMIUM BOOK

Can be viewed here.


ENDORSEMENT

All exhibitors must email a digital copy of their entry receipt to their endorsing organization’s contact person and to the department superintendent.


County Educators and Department Superintendents will also receive weekly reports of entrants to cross reference with entry receipts.


Any entrant not qualified for endorsement should be notified by email, cc’ing Jenn Bassman.


ENTRY LISTS for CHECK-IN and PAPERWORK VERIFICATION

Jenn Bassman will work with Zach Bakowski to provide complete lists of entries by Department for Superintendents following the entry deadline. If Superintendents have specific needs for how the information should be formatted, please let Jenn know.

WHERE TO FIND INFORMATION

All information regarding NYS Fair Registration, Schedules, Premium Books etc. is located at https://www.nys4-hstaff.org/new-york-state-fair. This site is also formatted to be mobile-friendly for easy access on phones and tablets.


Information can also be found on the NYS 4-H Animal Science Department website here: https://cals.cornell.edu/nys-4-h-animal-science-programs/state-events/great-nys-fair but there may be slight delays in getting all information up to date as Barb and Jenn work to upload information there.

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