2023 Bangor State Fair:
4-H is Back at the Bangor State Fair!
August 3 – August 6

A special thanks to Penobscot County Livestock 4-H Leaders’, Corinna and Jessie Caron and family for hosting the Penobscot Livestock 4-H Showdown and Sale for the last three years at their family farm; so youth could continue to showcase their learning, even during the pandemic.

Market Lamb 05 Reserve Penobscot Lily B.Market Lamb 01 Grand Champion Penobscot Brody M.Welcome back Beef, Dairy, Goat, Sheep, Old McDonald’s Farm, and the 4-H Exhibit Hall! 4-H’ers participate in fairs to show what they’ve learned by displaying a wide variety of skills in a vast number of projects including topics from animal husbandry to science to textiles. Our 4-H youth have truly dedicated themselves to their projects and to ensuring the public is educated about agriculture and livestock.

Entry Information for 4-H at the Bangor State Fair 

  • 2023 4-H Livestock Exhibitor Schedule (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 Penobscot County Livestock Manual (Word | PDF)

4-H Rules and Awards

  • 2023 4-H and Open Educational Display Competition (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H Livestock Project Awards Biographical Information Required (Word | PDF)

4-H Cattle

  • 2023 4-H Youth Beef Show (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H Market Steer Show and Auction (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H Youth Dairy Show (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 State Judging Contest (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H Beef and Dairy Show Entry Form (Word | PDFRequired

4-H Goat

  • 2023 Heart of Maine Dairy Goat Association BSF Dairy Goat Show (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H A.D.G.A Sanctioned Goat Show (Word| PDF)
    (Includes: Goat Show; Cloverbud Demonstration; Goat Judging Contest; Clinic)
  • 2023 Bangor State Fair 4-H Goat Show Entry Form (Word | PDF) Required

4-H Sheep

  • 2023 4-H Market Lamb Intent to Sell (BSF) (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H Youth Sheep Show (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H Market Lamb Show & Auction (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 State Judging Contest (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H Sheep & Market Lamb Entry Form (Word | PDF) Required

Exhibit and Activities

  • 2023 4-H Old MacDonald’s Farm Rules and Regulations (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H Old MacDonald’s  Entry Form (Word | PDF) Required
  • 2023 4-H Project Exhibits in the 4-H Exhibit Hall (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H Poster Contest (Word | PDF)
  • 2023 4-H Club Exhibits (Word | PDF)

  • 2022/2023 Maine Association of Livestock Exhibitors (MALE)  (PDFRequired
  • Release and Covenant Not to Sue (Word | PDF) Required

2023 Bangor State Fair Book (WordPDF)

Other Maine Fairs

Penobscot County 4-H’ers are invited to participate in the following fairs: