Check in time:  4:00 -5:30 PM

Judging Begins at 6:00 PM


Costume Contest

A Costume Contest will be held at 5:45 PM just prior to Showmanship and the caging of the Poultry for the Poultry Show Judging.


Poultry Showmanship

Poultry Showmanship will immediately follow the costume contest.

A copy of the GUIDELINES  can be DOWNLOADED HERE  or you may pick up a copy at the Carroll County’s Virginia Cooperative Extension Office.


Download or view the 4-H Poultry Showmanship Questions – Courtesy of the University of Idaho

Judging to follow

Additional poultry rules:

  1. Classes may be divided at the judge’s discretion.
  2. Poultry will be tested on the fairgrounds by the state veterinarian’s office in accordance with state and federal health regulations.
  3. Exhibitors are encouraged to bring cages to display birds. Some additional cages will be available.

Other birds will be classified according to judge’s discretion.


  1. Pullets
  2. Hens
  3. Cockerel
  4. Cocks
  5. Other birds


 Ribbons will be awarded.

Champion and reserve champion will be awarded.

Premiums:  Champions-$25
Reserve Champions-$15