2017 State Fair Guidelines (PDF)

True Leaders in Service

If you are looking for a livestock show to attend, click here to be redirected to a list.

Swine Exhibition Information

Quick Facts Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PDF)

Upcoming Events

Summers at Mizzou, 4-H Camps held in Columbia MO

Ak-Sar-Ben Information

Fair Dates/Schedule

April 18

April 22

April 29

April 30

May 1

May 2

  • SMQA training,7 p.m., Hundley-Whaley Research Center, Albany MO

May 6

May 8

May 13

  • Nodaway County Shooting Sports Invitational, 9 a.m., Ravenwood MO

May 15

May 16

May 27

May 31- June 3

June 1

June 3

June 10

June 27-30

July 15

July 22

  • Worth County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show (closed show), Fairgrounds, Grant City Mo

Additional Event Information

Missouri 4-H

Youth will need a health form (PDF) for each activity/event in which he/she wishes to participate.

Online enrollment for events

Our 4-H clubs

  • Oxford Owls
  • Sheridan Shamrocks
  • Westfork Boosters
  • Allendale Arrows

To join a 4-H club, contact the office, worthco@missouri.edu or call 660-564-3363.

County Awards

Junior Award

This award will be presented to any 4-H member who has completed the 11th grade (junior year), has successfully completed at least 5 years of 4-H, and who is enrolled as an active member of a Worth County 4-H club for the coming year.

Application (PDF)

Camp Award

Awarded to members ages 8-12 to assist with the cost of attending either Crowder or Mozingo 4-H camp.  Campers may only receive the award one time.

Application (PDF)

How to join 4-H

University of Missouri Extension 4-H

Empowering young people to reach their full potential

4-H brings young people, ages 5 to 19, and adults together to learn everyday skills through hands-on learning. Working on activities from animal and plant sciences to robotics, 4-H’ers learn problem-solving skills that can make a positive impact upon our community. Through 4-H, young people learn to:

  • meet the diverse challenges of today’s world;
  • build self-confidence;
  • learn responsibility; and
  • make positive decisions.
4-H clubs

4-H clubs are open to ages 8 to 18. Clubs meet monthly for group activities and club business. Each club elects officers and has an approved adult leader who supervises club activities. Club members also enroll in projects in their areas of interest.

With projects on more than 75 topics, 4-H has something to interest every child. Here are just a few of the opportunities 4-H offers—geocaching, robotics, international exchanges, horsemanship, pets, starting a business, arts and crafts, raising animals, woodworking, photography and gardening.

Clover Kids clubs

Clover Kids introduces 5- to 7-year-olds to the 4-H experience. In Clover Kids, children learn how to get along with others, work in groups, explore their interests, while building self-confidence. Clover Kids do not enroll in projects or raise animals, and do not participate in competitive events, contests or shows.

How to join

Joining 4-H is as easy as contacting the extension center. A staff member will explain the enrollment process and membership dues. In addition to dues, some projects may require a small investment to get started, and there may be a fee for materials, trips or other activities.

Young people are welcome to join at any time. The 4-H program year runs from Sept. 1 to Aug. 31. Certain activities may have participation deadlines.


4-H Online enrollment system
Missouri 4-H Clover—A guide to 4-H projects, activities and publications. It is designed to assist volunteers, members and their families select projects and activities, and set goals.

Be a 4-H volunteer

Adult volunteers are essential to 4-H. Adult volunteers serve as club or project leaders, help with county or regional events, chair committees and organize fund raisers. You don't have to be a parent or grandparent of the 4-H member to get involved. All volunteers are screened for child abuse and neglect, as well criminal records, before they are accepted and each year thereafter. As a volunteer, University of Missouri Extension will provide you with training so you will be well-prepared and successful as an adult leader. The orientation includes information on 4-H history and the educational framework, the characteristics of age groups, character development and safety.