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FNGLA 4-H/FFA Plant Show & Sale

Manatee County Fair 2022

Important Dates and Deadlines

October 2, 2021 @ 1 pm 

October 5, 2021 @ 6 pm

Rules Meetings (Online/Zoom).Mandatory Meeting. Exhibitors MUST attend ONE of the two meetings.

October 2nd Registration

October 5th Registration

October 14, 2021

Online Registration Deadline For All Plant Classes! (class D don’t need species) Register Here

October 20, 2021 @ 3 – 6:30 pm

Plant Tagging. Classes A, B, & C

October 23, 2021 --- last day to buy

Purchase Fair Passes youth livestock  ShoWorks

Dec 1st 2021 @ 3 – 6:30 pm

Plant Tagging. Classes D & E

January 11, 2022 @ 2 – 6 pm

Plant Check-In, for Judging and Show during Fair

January 15, 2022 @ 6 pm

Plant Auction/Sale – Mosaic Arena

February 1, 2022

Plant Project Wrap-up (online survey)


Educational Videos

Plant Project Blogs

Plant Project Activities Overview


First; Contact your 4-H club leader or FFA advisor. If you still have unanswered questions…

Second; Contact Wendy Henry (941-722-4524 ext. 1811) for general questions, or

              Contact Alyssa Vinson (813-722-4524 ext. 1822) for specific questions.

Third; Contact the plant Fair Director Mr. Peter Vole (941-737-3760)

Tickets/Passes questions or checks questions are directed to the Manatee County Fair office (941-722-1639)

Plant Blogs

FNGLA 4-H / FFA Plant Project, Manatee County Fair

Dear Manatee County Plant Exhibitors, I wanted to share some information with you on the plant project this year (2020-2021). The Plant Project is a program for our youth to experience a simulated plant nursery production to...