Everything you need to know in preparation for the Big Sky Country State Fair
Save the Date: 4-H/FFA Fair Events will be July 13-21, 2024
Thank you to ALL of the Buyers that contributed to our 2023 Market Sale last year. We have remarkable 4-H
youth who take pride in their projects. To see them rewarded for their work continually inspires us to create even more opportunities for them to learn and grow. Thank you for all that you do to ensure that our program has the resources to be strong & successful into the future. As a Market Livestock Committee, we want you to
know how much we appreciate your outstanding support of our Gallatin County 4-H & FFA kids!
Click HERE to look inside the 2023 Thank You Tab!
*Fair information is uploaded and updated April-June for the current year
2024 Fair Theme: TBD
Big Sky Country State Fair Schedule and Information
Requirements to Enter into Fair
1: Turn In Completed Record Books to Office
DUE: Wednesday, June 28, 2023 by 5pm
2. Interview in each Department you are entering.
3. **NEW** Record Book & Interview Scoring Process
Indoor Project & Exhibit Interview SignUp
Community Members to be Fair Record Book Interview Judges
If you are interested in being a 4-H Project interview judge, please contact us at our office! (406) 582-3280 or [email protected]
Discounted 4-H Youth Exhibitor Wristbands & 4-H Adult Week Passes
Available at the Extension Office and will continue to be sold through July 12th.
4-H Prices are listed below:(cash or check ONLY)
4-H Parking Passes:
The Fairgrounds is very limited on parking spaces, therefore we are limited on how many parking passes we can disseminate to 4-H families.
Market Livestock Auction Information
Friday, July 21, 2023
*New Start Time: Sale will begin at 4:00pm
*The 2023 Market Sale will be a live, in-person ONLY sale. There will NOT be an online component this year.
2023 Livestock Auction Schedule:
Marketing Information and Resources:
Market Sale Buyers Guide (use Legal paper and printdouble sided on short edge and fold into trifold)
Proxy Buyer Form (Docusign) - deactivated
Proxy Buyer Form (printable) - deactivated
Add On Pledge Form (Google Form) - deactivated
Add On Form (printable) - deactivated
4-H Cafe & Concessions
Each 4-H youth is asked to help out in a very important way to help 4-H at the concession booth during fair. The money earned from the concessions is a large part of helping youth and volunteersattend events, fund projects and much more!
Your couple of hours is so helpful to making 4-H successful. Please check out the sign up in the link below.
2023 Concessions SignUp
Additionally, we have a few more needs for the Café this year!
Booth Display Contest for Clubs and Individuals
2024 Fair Theme: TBD
Booth Display set-up times (Exhibit Building #3):
4-H Promotion Booth & Educational Events
Please take a moment during fair to sit at our promotional booth in Exhibit Building
#3. This booth is decorated to match our 4-H theme and has handouts and information
to share with youth that are not currently enrolled in 4-H.
Silent Auction for Indoor Projects
If you would like to sell an indoor project, please make sure you inform staff when you interview for your indoor project(s).
Family Event Saturday evening
Join us Saturday, July 20th from 6pm to 8pm at the Livestock Show Tent for a night of fun!