Otero County Fair and
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Indoor Exhibits
* Home Economics and Crafts
* Farm Products
* Fine Arts
* Flower Show
* Photography
* 4-H Exhibits
* Agricultural Mechanics Contest
* School Art
Photos: FFA/Sr 4-H, Ag. Mech
Tularosa 4H -
Tularosa FFA - 2013
Class 5 project
Alamogordo 4H -
Alamogordo 4H - 2013
Class 5 project
Otero County Fair, Indoor Exhibits, FFA / Senior 4-H, Agricultural Mechanics Contest

   Contest items must be pre-entered

Entry Fees
   There are No Entry Fees

General Rules

1. All contestants in this department must be an FFA or Senior 4-H member in good standing in an Otero County Agricultural Education program or in the Otero County 4-H program, as certified by a Vocational Agricultural teacher or Extension Agent, respectively.
2. Projects exhibited in this department must be constructed by FFA or Senior 4-H members under the supervision of a teacher, leader or agent.

3. A project can be exhibited only one time at the Otero County Fair and must have been completed within one calendar year of the exhibition date.

4. All entries must be made on entry cards provided for this show by the Otero County Fair. The 4-H club organizational leader or Ag Instructor must sign entry cards. Entry card deadline will be the Friday prior to the fair. All projects must provide a cost list for materials when the entry card is turned in to the fair office.

5. Articles exhibited will be brought to the Fair at the exhibitor's expense, and picked up after the Fair is over. The Fair will take every precaution to see that the articles are protected, but assume no liability.

6. Delivery and removal of entries, ribbons, and awards will be in accordance with the Calendar of Events and Delivery Schedule shown in this book.

7. Entries will be judged on structural design, selection of materials, workmanship, finish, and practical utility.

8. A 4-H member's Ag Mech project may be considered for judging in the self-determined welding class of the 4-H exhibits department of the Otero County Fair provided the 4-H member follows all rules of the 4-H exhibits department (including submitting a self-determined project record form with their project).  Only 4-H exhibits entered in the 4-H exhibits department which follow 4-H criteria are eligible for entry to the New Mexico State Fair and Southern New Mexico State Fair.

9. Awards will be given commensurate with donations received.

Class 1 - Project built by an FFA/Senior 4-H member with material cost of $100 or less.

Class 2 - Project built by an FFA/Senior 4-H member with material cost of $101 to $300.

Class 3 - Project built by a FFA/Senior 4-H member with material cost of  $301 and over.

Class 4 - Project built by a group of FFA/Senior 4-H members.

Class 5 - Project built by FFA chapter/4-H club as a group.  The project will be specified and advertised by the Otero County Fairboard each year.  One entry per chapter or club will be allowed.  Plans for the project will be provided by the fair office.  Upon entry of completed project and receipts from approved vendors to the fair, the chapter or club will be reimbursed for the cost of materials.  At the conclusion of the fair, all entries will become the property of the fair.

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Otero County Fair Association
401 Fairgrounds Road, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

Phone: (575) 434-0788


Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm

          Otero County Fair Association, 2017