Every September, 4-H'ers and their dogs compete in agility, obedience, showmanship and rally. This two-day event takes place at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
The Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show will take place Sept. 23-24, 2023.
Spectators are welcome and admission is free. This is a fun family event. If you go, get our app to follow the schedule, judging results and more.
What do I need to know about participating at the state 4-H dog show?
How much does it cost?
The 2023 program fee is $25, plus $15 fee for each class entered.
Important news from the Minnesota 4-H Dog Project Development Committee:
- Every county with dog show participants must read the Minnesota 4-H dog project development committee (PDC) fundraiser information letter
We need many volunteers to make the two-day state dog show run smoothly.
- Each county needs ring stewards -- responsible adult or youth leaders in grade seven or older.
- Sign up to volunteer at the state dog show.
- Nominations are accepted for Adult and Youth Outstanding Dog Project leaders.
- Many other opportunities to be part of the dog show program.
To learn more about volunteering or participating in the county or state dog show, go to the 4-H Volunteer Resource Center.