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Premier Contests & Parade

Animal Contest

Time: Saturday at 10:00AM
Show Barn

Open to 4-H Youth and Youth shows only
The Premier Animal contest will be comprised of the Grand Champion Animal of each livestock division or the next highest place animal in the absence of the Grand Champion. Animals will be judged in Rabbits, Poultry, Beef, Dairy, Goats, Sheep, Swine, Working Steer and Dogs. All animals will be judged on how it best represents its species.

1st – $50.00; 2nd – $25.00; 3rd – $15.00; Participant – $10
In addition, the Grand and Reserve Champion will receive trophies

Premier Showmanship Contest

Time: Sunday at 11:00AM
Venue: Show Barn

The Premier Showmanship contest will be comprised of all the first place showmanship winners of each livestock divisions. All individuals will be judged in Rabbits, Poultry, Beef, Dairy, Goats, Sheep, Swine, Oxen, and Dogs. There will be a judge from each livestock division. All participants will be judged individually on showmanship and knowledge of the species being shown.

1st – $80.00; 2nd – $65.00; 3rd – $50.00; 4th – $45.00; 5th – $40.00; 6th – $35.00; 7th – $30.00; 8th – $25.00; 9th – $20.00 Premier Showman – Director’s chair; Reserve Showman – Trophy

An individual may only win this award twice. Then they will be exempt from the contest.

Animal Parade

Time: Sunday at 9:00AM
Show Barn

Open to any 4-H or youth whose animal was exhibited in the Youth or 4-H shows at the Fair. Participants will make a costume for their animal to wear during the contest. Judge will be picked by the Washington County Fair Committee.

$15.00 for most original; $15.00 for cutest; $15.00 for most agricultural; $15.00 for funniest; $15.00 for most artistic; $15.00 for most patriotic.


Chairman Susanna Camacho
397 New London Turnpike Exeter, RI 02822

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