4-H | FFA

The Michigan State Fair Gold Ribbon Program/Youth Scholarship Program

In 2013, the Michigan State Fair, A Private Entity LLC revived the Gold Ribbon Program and also initiated a new Agricultural Urban/Rural Youth Scholarship Program.  This program recognizes young people who are making a difference in our cities, towns and villages by clearing, planting and harvesting garden space for their families and neighborhoods. We are pleased to announce that for 2017, the Michigan State Fair is awarding $40,000 to these outstanding Youth. 



4-H re-enrollment deadline is December 1st, 2016. The deadline for new members is April 1, 2017.  Please contact the MSUE Office for more information at 586-469-5180.


Fair Books





Livestock Sale


If you are interested in participating in the 2017 Armada Fair Youth Livestock Sale, please download and fill out the form below. Due date is Friday, January 13, 2017. Forms can be dropped off or mailed to the Armada Fair Office. Hours are  M-F 9am to 4pm. Closed during the holidays.

Mission Statement & By-Laws 

Please review the Livestock Sale Mission Statement & By-Laws below by clicking on the button. 




2017 Livestock Sale Committee

President: Matt Konarski   mkonarski@ford.com

(313) 805-2084

Vice President: Ron Prieskorn

         (586)  899-0452

Treasurer: Larry Brice    lbrice@masterpneumatic.com

         (586)  557-4065

Secretary: Kathe Nelson   kathenelson13@gmail.com

(586) 531-5327

Youth Members: Victoria Prieskorn and Paige Drob