Lincoln County contests are open to enrolled 4-H members who are Novice, Junior, or Senior. The county contest is usually scheduled at the end of May. Contests are set-up at the Lincoln County Fair Grounds in Capitan. The contests vary from year to year depending on the interests of the 4-Hers.
Past contests have included: Clothing Construction/Fashion Revue, Consumer Decision Making, Entomology, Favorite Foods, Home Ec. Skill-a-thon, Horse Judging, Horticulture, Livestock Skill-a-thon, Poetry, Presentations, Public Speaking, Range Management (Seniors only), and Wildlife.