Monticello, Iowa

2024 Bacon Buddies® Youth Mentor Program

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Join us for the Bacon Buddies® Show at the Great Jones County Fair!

WHO:

​4-H and FFA Members will be partnered with a person with an intellectual and/or developmental disability to teach them about exhibiting a pig.

WHAT:

Bacon Buddies® participants will have the opportunity to experience showing a pig. The judge will assess how the mentors, participant, and pig work together as a cohesive unit. All youth mentors will receive a T-shirt and complimentary meal.

WHEN: Wednesday July 17, 2024
4:30 PM   Participant Registration, Bacon Buddies® Participants Arrive/Connect with Youth Mentors.
5:00 PM   Orientation with everyone.
5:15 PM   Group photo, light meal provided.
6:30 PM   Bacon Buddies® Swine Show
WHERE:  

The Great Jones County Fair
Show Arena
800 N. Maple St.
Monticello, IA 52310

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 2,2024

EXPECTATIONS:
     •  4-H/FFA youth mentor must be age 12 or older.
     •  Actively Enrolled in 4-H or FFA.
     •  Arrive on time and dressed in appropriate show attire, including Bacon Buddies® T-shirt.
     •  Exhibitor will exhibit pig during the event and youth mentor will help assist and help when necessary.
     •  Bacon Exhibitor and Mentor pairings will be assigned by Bacon Buddies® committee.
     •  Stay for the entire Bacon Buddies® event and show.

QUESTIONS: Please email office@greatjonescountyfair.com

Participant Application & Waiver

Bacon Buddies Participant Application & Waiver (PDF) * Due by July 5

Youth Mentor Application & Waiver

Bacon Buddies Youth Mentor Application & Waiver (PDF) * Due by July 2



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