NCSU, 2020 Youth Market Turkey Show Registration 

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The 2020 Youth Market Turkey Show will be held during the NC State Fair, with turkey check-in on October 14, and the show on Friday, October 16 starting at 8 a.m. Participants in the show are evaluated on the overall weight of their turkeys, the muscling in the breast and legs, and how well each participant has taken care of their bird. Each participant will receive 5 lbs of feed to get the birds off to a good start. The Youth Market Turkey Show is open to youth ages 5-18 who will be in grades K-12 on the day of the show.

Turkey Show participants

The Currituck County 4-H staff will pick up the poults on June 26 in Raleigh and participants will pick up their poults from the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Currituck County office that day by 5 p.m. Each participant may register to receive 1-3 banded turkey hen poults. Please indicate on the online registration form how many poults you would like to receive.

Participants are only allowed to bring one bird for check-in on October 14. The rest are yours to keep! Currituck County 4-H staff will be willing to assist with delivering the hens on check-in day if needed. Youth will need to be at the fair by 7:30 a.m., Friday, October 16, 2020, for the Youth Market Turkey Show.

Please register online by February 28 by visiting or by calling the office at (252) 232-2262. There is a $15 registration fee due by February 28th. All checks should be made payable to Currituck County and delivered, by mail or in person, to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center located at 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. Registration is not complete until the registration fee is received and 4HOnline forms are complete.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Stephanie Minton at 252-232-2262, email no later than five business days before the registration deadline.