YOUTH PET SHOW CANCELLED for July 4, 2017.  Will be rescheduled for Fall 2017.

Marion County Fair 4-H Youth Pet Show Registration Coming Soon!!

Where: Marion County Fairgrounds

Who: Marion County Youth Age 5-18 (youth must live or go to school in Marion County)


Pre registration is due by June 20th.  There will be  limited registration the day of the event.


Best Dog

Best Cat

Best Other Pet


Best Costume

Best Trick


(Any child age 5-8, any pet. Every child will receive a ribbon but no champion will be awarded in this category.)

Pet Demonstration

(Must prepare a 2 minute talk about your pet. PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY.)

Best of Show

(Champions from each category will advance to this class.)

Cloverbud Age 5-8

Junior Age 9-14

Senior Age 14-18

*Ribbons and prizes will be awarded for each age division. 




1.) The contest is open to youth residents of Marion County only, age 5-18.

2.) All pets shown should be the child's actual pet.

3.) All animals are subject to health requirements and should be deemed in good health. Dogs and cats must have current health records of rabies and vaccines.

4.) The judge’s decision is final in all classes.

5.) Each child can enter no more than two animals in the show.

6.) All animals MUST be kept under owner control at all times, and must be on leash or in a cage. Animals not under owner's control or that poses a threat to any member of the audience, judges, pet show, staff or other pets will be asked to leave the pet show. 

7.) Owners are responsible to clean up any droppings or "accidents" their pet has. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

8.) Marion County 4-H and Marion County Fairboard are not responsible for any injury or loss.

Registration Deadline is June 20th

Pre-registration is highly encouraged but there will be a limited pre-registration on the day of show.