Our goal for the coming year has 2 parts. First, we would to increase the amount of 2 scholarships we give annually.  We’ve given scholarships of $250.00 to 2, 4-H/FFA youth each year, for many years.  We would like to increase the amount up to $1000.00.  Our second goal, is to begin upgrading the bathrooms, making them ADA compliant.

Huerfano County 4-H Fair Board

  • Cindy Jameson or Sherri Faris

    Huerfano County 4-H Fair Board

    Cindy: (719) 989-1015  cjameson@live.com

    Sherri: (719) 248-9345 sherrianselmo@hotmail.com

    P.O. Box 267, La Veta, CO 81055

    huerfanofair.com

  •  In 1972 a group of local ranchers got together and came up with the funds to build the Huerfano County Fairgrounds and the first board was formed.  Up until that time, the general exhibits were shown at the La Veta Methodist Church.   Today, the 4-H/FFA program is still one of the largest youth organizations in the county.

    The Huerfano County 4-H Fair Board has 2 main functions.  Our first responsibility is to put on the 5-day Huerfano County Fair every August for all 4-H and FFA children countywide, ages 8-18.  There is a large variety of projects from baking to beef.  These programs teach responsibility, money management, profit and loss, leadership skills, and the value of hard work and dedication.    The fair is a busy week for all the kids and their families, showing off their projects and animals and all the skills they’ve l