Dunn County Fairs

The Colfax Free Fair is in Colfax June 18th-21st, 2020

Do to the uncertainty we are currently living in, the Colfax Fair Board had made the difficult decision to cancel the June 2020 fair. Stay safe everyone.

Click here for information from 2019 for reference.

Some information for this year’s 100th anniversary fair!

  • If you belong to the following Dunn County 4-H Clubs you can show at the Colfax Fair: Cedarlings, Colfax Comets, Elk Meadow, 22ers, Sand Creek Pipers, or County Liners.
  • There will not be a weigh in.  Swine exhibitors should pick up a tag from Mrs. Schaffner at the school and submit a picture of the animal to her by April 3, 2019.
  • Any other animal should be scheduled with Mrs. Schaffner for a visit from her to see the animal.  She can provide you with details.  962-3155.
  • Also, this year we are offering a drawing of $100 to those exhibitors that bring 10 exhibits to the arts/crafts building.  Posters/drawings are a maximum of 4.  Therefore, you could have 4 posters/drawings and 6 other exhibits.  Your name will be put into a drawing for $100 to be drawn at the awards ceremony on Saturday night at 7 p.m   Must be present to win.  EXCLUDES animal exhibits.
The 2019 Colfax Fairbook is available online and paper copies will be available at the school offices.

The Dunn County Fair is in Menomonie July 22nd-26th, 2020.

The 2020 Fair Book is available online.

2020 marks the 135th Dunn County Fair and this year’s theme is “Generations of Fun…Honor the Past…Celebrate the Present…Embrace the Future”. Members of all 4-H Clubs in Dunn County (and all other youth organizations) can exhibit at this fair.  Dunn County Fair Website

Modifications for the 2020 Fair:

Updated information will be posted as it become available! 

Click here for information from 2019 for reference.

The Dunn County Fair Board is again sponsoring an outdoor sign contest to promote the Dunn County Fair. Take a look at the guidelines here. Youth Group Fair Sign Contest – 2019

The Dunn County Fair Junior Fair Judging Schedules

The 2019 Junior Fair Judging Schedule tells you when you need to be where for the projects you’re bringing.

The Cloverbud and Explorer Judging Times breaks the Cloverbud and Explorer judging into times by club.

A list of our superintendents can be found here: 2019 Superintendents.

Youth will make their fair project entries online at Fair Entry. 4-H Members will use their log in information from 4-H Online and FFA members (along with other youth organizations) will need to create an account in Fair Entry. Below is a video produced by Fair Entry that will walk you through entering your exhibits.


Here is another video created by the extension office that walks through the fair entry registration with the Dunn County Fair information.

Have questions while entering your exhibits, check out these informational documents:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) PowerPoint

Fair Entry Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

If these documents do not answer your question(s), give the Extension Office a call 🙂

Also check out the Animal Checklist for Fair Entry for additional information needed when adding animal entries.




Dunn County Fair Online entries are Open June 15th – June 29th, 2020.

More Information on Youth Project Entries Online

 Before you begin 

  • Remember your 4HOnline login information.
  • Members showing animals (except dogs, cats and small animals) will be required to enter their premise ID.  If you don’t have a premise ID# call 1-888-808-1910 or go online at http://www.wiid.org/.

 To Access Fair Entry:

In order to log in to Fair Entry:

Click the green button that reads: “Sign in with 4HOnline”.

  • Enter in your login information

If you forgot your password click the I forgot my password in the 4HOnline window that pops up.

Creating Entries

Click “Add an Entry” beside the correct exhibitor.

  • Click “Select” beside the first department you wish to enter.
  • After you select a department, you will see the classes, and then a list of lots.
  • After you have selected the lot, click the green “Continue” button.
  • Animal Entries
    • Click “Add an Animal”.
    • Fill in all of the fields with information about the animal you intend to exhibit.
    • Click “Create and Add Animal” when finished.
    • If the animal information was entered incorrectly, you have the option to either “Remove From Entry” or ‘Edit Animal Details”.
    • Click “Continue”
  • Any questions related to an entry in the class will be next. Click “Continue” after answering those questions or uploading documents.
  • The “Review” screen allows you to double check this entry for accuracy, and make any changes necessary. When the information is correct, click “Continue” and that class entry is complete.

Completing Entries

When each class entry is complete, you have 3 choices for what to do next:

  • If all class entries have been completed for one exhibitor, you can “Register another Exhibitor” in this family.
  • If this exhibitor has more class entries to make, you can “Add another Entry for this Exhibitor”.
  • If all entries for all exhibitors in the family have been complete, “Continue to Payment” to finalize and submit entries.
    • Clicking “Continue to Payment” will lock the account until entries have been approved.

Reviewing Entries

The “Summary” and “Detail” buttons are used to make changes if there are errors. Click on the green “Entries” section at the top of the page. Click “Continue” when all information is correct.

Submitting Entries

Click “Submit” to finalize the entries for the exhibitors in the family. After you click “Submit”, no changes are possible to these entries.

  • You will receive a confirmation email with a list of your entries, and then a second email when your entries have been approved by the fair

Have Questions? Check out our FAQ Sheet!

Entry Deadline

The last day to enter or make changes to entries is 7/10/2020.


Stay Updated with the Dunn County 4-H  program on Facebook!

If you have any questions regarding 4-H Youth Development or gaining access to our programs, please contact:


Luisa Gerasimo
4-H Program Educator


Extension Dunn County
3001 US Hwy 12 E, Room 216
Menomonie WI 54751-3045
Phone: 715-232-1636
Fax: 715-231-6687

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