4-H/FFA Cured Ham and Bacon
Superintendent – Sam Crowley
Check-in: Monday, June 20, 4:30 pm
Sale—Friday, June 24, 2022, 6:00 p.m.

  1. All Hams/Bacons must be pre-registered. Registration Forms must be returned to the Howard County Extension Center by MAY 12, 2022. Forms are online at hocomofair.com
  2. If you are enrolled as a 4-H member you must be SMQA certified.
  3. Maximum of 50% of the Eligible hams/bacons will sell.
  4. Eligible hams/bacons that didn’t make the top 50%, for the livestock sale, will be on display Friday prior to the sale. These hams/bacons will be available as a silent auction item. The silent auction will be from 3:00-6:30 pm, prior to the livestock sale.
  5. No exhibitor may enter more than 1 cured ham and 1 bacon. Only one meat item may sell, whether in the silent auction or premium sale. If a meat item sells in the silent auction, that counts as 1 of the two items an exhibitor is allowed to sell.
  6. Only federally inspected and packed products may be shown or sold.
  7. Smoked and non-smoked hams will be judged together.
  8. All exhibitors are required to be at fair set-up and clean-up.
  9. Each exhibitor will receive 1 free gate pass at set-up on Thursday, June 16.
  10. 4-H/FFA members who exhibit a meat project, and want to sell a meat project, must exhibit at least one other exhibit in the fair as listed in the fair book.