Alameda County 4-H Program
University of California
Alameda County 4-H Program

Small Animal Field Day

Alameda County 4-H Small Animal Field Day

Need Teen Leaders and/or Adult advisor to coordinate this event. Please contact Cheryl Fraser if you are interested.

Past time line and information follows

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm*

Booth Set-Up begins at 10:30 am and need to be complete by 12:15 pm
Participant Entry delivery begins at 11:45 and must be received by 12:15 

  • Club/Project Booth Contest
  • Poster Contest
  • Photography Contest
  • Small Animal Dress-Up
  • Rabbit Breed ID
  • Poultry Brred ID
  • Dog Breed ID
  • Cavy Breed ID
  • Dog Medalist Test
  • Rabbit Medalist Test
  • Cavy Knowledge Test
  • Poultry Knowledge Test
  • Rabbit Showmanship Clinic
  • Cavy Showmanship Clinic
  • Rabbit Bowl
  • Dog Bowl
  • Cavy Bowl
  • Craft Table
  • Community Service Activity
  • Door Prizes 

You do not need to be in a Small Animal Project to enter and play the games.

Club/Project Booths Registration is required. Applications accepted until 4/20/2018  
Youth Competitions Pre-Registration until April 22, 2018

*No FOOD SALES on site. Please bring your picnic lunch. Tables will be provided. (This rule is when the event is held on the Fairgrounds)





Register Online

4-H SAFD 2018 Flyer

Club/Project Booth SignUp until 4/20/2018

Each club/project is asked to donate 2 gifts for the SAFD Door Prizes.

Participant Registration

Many adult and youth volunteers are needed to make this multi-facetted event the awesome event it is. We are still looking for additional help.

Sub-Event Chair SignUp





Open to ALL 4-H Members (Do NOT need to be in a Small Animal Project to exhibit or attend)


For More Information






This year the event will be at the livestock barn (Amador Pavilion) at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. You are asked to bring a pop-up canopy for club/project booths to help define your space and allow you the option of walls if your tent has sidewalls. 


Group Booth Contest
Booths will be judged from 12:15-1:00pm. Please have your booth set up and 4-Hers ready to answer the judge's questions by 12:15.

Showmanship Clinic (Rabbits, Cavy)
Your personal animals are not required

Photo Contest, Small Animal Theme
Submit your 8X10 matted photos (no hard frames). The photo MUST have been taken by the photographer entering. Name and club of contestant should be attached to BACK of item. Forms will be provided at check-in.

Poster Contest, Small Animal Theme
Name and club of contestant should be attached to BACK of item. Forms will be provided at check-in.

Small Animal Dress-Up Contest (Cavy, Poultry, Rabbit, Other)
Rabbits, cavies, chickens and other small animals are invited to dress up with their people and show their stuff. Awards will be given for Funniest, Prettiest, Most Artistic, Most Original and Best Super Hero.

Breed ID and Knowledge Contests
Rabbit, Cavy and Dog Breed ID
Rabbit and Dog Medalist Tests
Cavy and Poultry Knowledge Test

Species Bowls
Rabbit Bowl
Cavy Bowl
Dog Bowl

Door Prizes

Community Service Activity

Craft Tables

Picnic Tables provided but there will be NO food sales on site


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