Delaware County 4-H State Fair Results

Over 40 Delaware County 4-H members exhibited at the 2019 Iowa State Fair. Exhibitors participated in Clothing, Communication, and Livestock events. There were also 53 Delaware County static exhibits on display in the 4-H Exhibits Building throughout the fair.

The Awardrobe Clothing Event is an Iowa State Fair 4-H event that provides youth participants with opportunities to showcase their apparel design and production knowledge, as well as creativity skills.

Delaware County Awardrobe Clothing Event Exhibitors:

Amanda Goedken, Bear Creek Levis-N-Lace 4-H Club, $15 Challenge, Recognition Award.

Delaware County 4-H members earned recognition this week as communicators at the Iowa State Fair. 4-H members compete in three categories of oral communication: educational presentations, working exhibits, extemporaneous speaking, and one category of visual communication.

Delaware County State Fair Educational Presentations Exhibitors:

Maylin Coates, Prairie Clovers 4-H Club, Educational Presentation, Recognition Award; Brycelynn Hutchinson, Prairie Livestock 4-H Club, Educational Presentation, Merit Award; Aleah Heims, Coffins Grove Guys & Gals 4-H Club, Educational Presentation, Merit Award; Caleb Stocks, Aces 4-H Club, Educational Presentation, Excellence Award; Emma Dunkel, Aces 4-H Club, Educational Presentation, Excellence Award

Delaware County State Fair Working Exhibit Exhibitors:

Kaitlyn Besler & Paige Domeyer, North Fork Kit Kats 4-H Club, Working Exhibits, Excellence Award; Isabell Kruse, Bear Creek Levis-N-Lace 4-H Club, Working Exhibits, Excellence Award; Leah Ries & Maria Sperfslage, Earlville Clever Clovers 4-H Club & Petersburg Achievers 4-H Club, Working Exhibits, Excellence Award; Ila Fontaine & Belle McGovern, Bear Creek Levis-N-Lace 4-H Club, Working Exhibits, Excellence Award

Delaware County State Fair Extemporaneous Speaking Exhibitors:

Alex Schnieders, Aces 4-H Club, Extemporaneous Speaking, Merit Award

Delaware County State Fair Posters Exhibitors:

Jared Schanbeck, North Fork Wildcats 4-H Club, Communication Poster, Seal of Merit; Ila Fontaine, Bear Creek Levis-N-Lace 4-H Club, Communication Poster, Seal of Merit

Delaware County 4-H members performed during the Share-the-Fun event in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Share-the-fun participants perform vocal or instrumental music, dance, humorous skits, monologues and specialty acts.

Delaware County State Fair Share-the-Fun Exhibitors:

Madie Deutmeyer, Prairie Clovers 4-H Club, Share-the-Fun, Recognition Award; Alex Schnieders, Aces 4-H Club, Share-the-Fun, Recognition Award

Delaware County 4-H members participated in livestock showcase events during the Iowa State Fair. “Youth gain so many positive skills by exhibiting livestock,” Mike Anderson, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H youth program specialist and 4-H agriculture superintendent explained. “The dedication, responsibility, decision-making skills, and leadership they develop can prepare them for careers that use these skills.”

Delaware County Iowa State Fair Dairy Exhibitors:

Lane Domeyer, Milo Livestock 4-H Club, Holstein Summer Yearling (Purple), Jersey Jr. Calf (Purple); Abbie Sheehy, Hoptown Hurricanes 4-H Club, Jersey Jr. Calf (Purple), Jersey Jr. Yearling (Purple); Connor Davis, Honey Creek Helpers 4-H Club, Milking Shorthorn Jr. Calf (Red), Milking Shorthorn Jr. Yearling (Red)

Delaware County Iowa State Fair Horse Exhibitors:

Brycelynn Hutchinson, Prairie Livestock 4-H Club, Horse Showmanship (Blue), Horse Western Pleasure (Blue), Hunt Seat Equitation (Res. Champion), Barrel Racing (Purple), Pole Pending (Purple), Western Horsemanship (Jr. Champion); Malorie Putz, Prairie Clovers 4-H Club, Horse Western Pleasure (Red), Trail (White), Halter Geldings (Red), Western Walk/Trot (Blue)

Delaware County Iowa State Fair Beef Exhibitors:

Parker Ries, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Chianina Heifer (Blue), Maintainer Heifer (Blue); Emily Gudenkauf, Hazel Green Hawks 4-H Club, Miniature Hereford Heifer (Blue); Reagan Dolan, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Maintainer Heifer (Blue); Shane Stansberry, Hazel Green Hawks 4-H Club, Simmental Heifer (Blue, Blue), Beef Showmanship (Blue); Alexis Krogmann, Coffins Grove Guys & Gals 4-H Club, Commercial Heifer (Blue), Beef Showmanship (Blue); Lucy Loecke, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Charolais Steer (Blue); Adam Monaghan, Prairie Clovers 4-H Club, Chianina Steer (Res. Champion); Macy Loecke, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Chianina Steer (Red); Jenna Funke, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Maine-Anjou Steer (Blue); Abigail Krogmann, Coffins Grove Guys & Gals 4-H Club, Crossbred Steer (Purple), Beef Showmanship (Blue); Randy Thompson, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Crossbred Steer (Purple); Jeryn Funke, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Crossbred Steer (Purple); Memphis Voelker, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Market Heifer (Purple)

Delaware County Iowa State Fair Sheep Exhibitors:

Bianka Ronnebaum, Petersburg Achievers 4-H Club, Black Face Commercial Ewe (Purple), Black Face Market Lamb (Purple), Sheep Showmanship (Purple); Haley Ronnebaum, Petersburg Achievers 4-H Club, Black Face Commercial Ewe (Blue). Black Face Market Lamb (Blue, Blue, Purple), Sheep Showmanship (Blue); Aaron Knipper, North Fork Wildcats 4-H Club, Black Face Commercial Ewe (Blue, Purple), Sheep Showmanship (Purple)

Delaware County Iowa State Fair Swine Exhibitors:

Mason Kruse, Petersburg Achievers 4-H Club, Duroc Gilt (Blue), Commercial Gilt (Blue), Swine Showmanship (Purple); Tyger Vaske, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Duroc Gilt (Blue), Yorkshire Gilt (Blue), Commercial Gilt (Blue), Commercial Gilt (Blue), Crossbred Market Gilt (Blue), Crossbred Market Barrow (Blue, Blue), Swine Showmanship (Blue); Wyatt Voelker, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Crossbred Market Gilt (Purple), Crossbred Market Barrow (Blue, Blue), Swine Showmanship (Blue); Myla Loecke, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Crossbred Market Barrow (Blue); Lucy Loecke, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Crossbred Market Barrow (Blue); Claire Rausch, Delaware Hustlers 4-H Club, Swine Showmanship (Blue)

Congratulations to all Delaware County State Fair exhibitors!