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Beef Dairy Dog Goat Horse
Poultry Rabbit Sheep Small Animals Swine
Llama        

2022 Animal Project Requirements and Guidelines

2022 Junior Fair Rule Changes

2022 Junior Fair Livestock Tag-in Guidelines

***PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE***

Youth Quality Assurance Training

  • April 30, 6:00-7:30pm, Hunter Arena
  • May 9, 6:00-7:30pm, Hunter Arena
  • May 28, 10:00-11:30am, Hunter Arena

Jr. Fair Director: Ron Seitz

Beef

Representative: Scott Haines

  • Beef QA Packet
  • 2022 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Beef Junior Skillathon (Youth ages 8-11 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Beef Intermediate Skillathon (Youth ages 12-14 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Beef Senior Skillathon (Youth ages 15-18 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Market Steer Tag-in and Weigh-in is February 12, 8:00-9:00 am, Fairgrounds- DATE CHANGE

  • Clinic is May 21, 9:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Feeder Calf Tag-in is June 18, 7:00- 9:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 11, Fairgrounds
  • Beef Hoof Trimming is August 27, 9:00-11:00am, Hunter Arena
  • Market Steer & Feeder Calf Weigh-in is TBA
  • Feeder Calf, Market Beef & Breeding Beef Show is TBA

Dairy

Representatives: Vikki McGinnis, Missy Kinzel

  • 2022 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Dairy Cow/Heifer Junior Skillathon (Youth ages 8-11 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Dairy Cow/Heifer Intermediate Skillathon (Youth ages 12-14 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Dairy Cow/Heifer Senior Skillathon (Youth ages 15-18 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Clinic is April 30, will be held at the Dairy Palooza in Wooster
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is July 21, Room 145
  • Dairy Show is TBA

Dog

Representative: Angela Wright

  • 2022 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Shot Record Form
  • Permission to Participate Form
  • Dog Clinic is May 26, 7:00pm, Rotary Pavilion, Bring dog, chair, project book, training collar, water and treats
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is July 21, County Services Building Room B100
  • Dog Project Interviews are TBA
  • Dog Show is TBA

Goat

Representative: Carolee Bookless

  • 2022 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Goat Packet 
  • Clinic is April 23, 9:00-11:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Tag-in is June 17, 6:00-7:30pm, Jr Fair Arena
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is July 18, 6:00pm, Education Building
  • Preview Show is August 13, 9:00-11:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Weigh-in is TBA
  • Goat Show is TBA

Horse

Representative: D Woodward Wells

  • State Fair entries are due 
  • Horse Practice Show 
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 13, time and location TBA
  • Horse Fair pre-show is September 11, 2:00pm
  • Horse Show is TBA
  • Horse Show Bill

 Llama

Representative: Jean Haumschild

  • 2022 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Clinic is April 8, 5:00-7:00pm, Branch Building 
  • Llama lease ownership papers are due by June 1
  • Evaluation is July 27, Room 145
  • Llama Show is TBA

Poultry

Representative: Jacque Woodward

  • 2022 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Poultry Junior Skillathon (Youth age 8-11 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Poultry Intermediate Skillathon (Youth ages 12-14 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Poultry Senior Skillathon (Youth ages 15-18 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Poultry Interview Sheets (Turn in with record book, only complete for projects you are taking)
  • Market Turkey must be hatched between June 1-21, Market Ducks must be hatched after August 8, Market Broilers must be hatched after August 15
  • Clinic is June 11, 10:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 24, Education Building
  • Poultry Blood Testing is September 3, 9:00-10:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Poultry Weigh-in is TBA
  • Poultry Show is TBA
  • Market Turkey Ownership is due June 24 by 5:00pm to the Extension Office
  • Market Duck Ownership is due August 19 by 5:00pm to the Extension Office 
  • Market Broiler Ownership is due August 19 by 5:00pm to the Extension Office 
  • 2022 Ohio Poultry Shows 
  • Baby Chick Care
  • Bathing & Grooming Poultry
  • Recommended Feeding Program
  • Things to know before you show
  • Turkey Brooding
  • Turkey Weight Goals

Rabbit

Representative: Waverly Reidenbach

  • Rabbit QA Packet
  • 2022 Junior Fair Entry Forms
  • Rabbit Junior Skillathon (Ages 8-11 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Rabbit Intermediate Skillathon (Ages 12-14 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Rabbit Senior Skillathon (Ages 15-18 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Rabbit Interview Sheets (Turn in with record books, only complete sheets for the projects you took)
  • Rabbit Breeders 
  • Must own breeding rabbit by June 1
  • Clinic is May 14, 10:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 17, Education Building
  • Market Rabbit must be less than 90 days old as of weigh-in, Must be born August 27 or later
  • Market Rabbit tattooing is September 17, 10:00am-Noon, Jr Fair Arena
  • Rabbit Fryer weigh-in is TBA
  • Rabbit Show is TBA

Sheep

Representative: Tracey Herron 

  • Sheep QA Packet
  • 2022 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Sheep Junior Skillathon (Ages 8-12 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Sheep Senior Skillathon (Ages 13-18 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Sheep Interview Sheets (Turn in with record book, only complete sheets for the projects you took)
  • Market Lamb tag-in is June 17, 6:00-7:30pm, Fairgrounds
  • Clinic is June 25, 9:00am, Open Sheep Barn
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 11, Fairgrounds
  • Weigh-in is TBA
  • Sheep Breeding Show & Market Lamb Show is TBA
  • Lead Class is TBA

Small Animals (cats, pocket pets, cavy, etc.)

Representative: Angela Wright

  • 2022 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Small Animal Interview Sheets (turn in with record book, only complete pages for projects you are taking)
  • Feline/Ferret Shot Record
  • Clinic is June 2, 6:00pm, Jr Fair Arena
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is July 14, County Services Building Room 145
  • Cat Show & Small Animal Show is TBA

Swine

Representative: Dan Duncan, Stephanie Fender

  • Swine Packet
  • 2022 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Swine Junior Skillathon (Ages 8-11 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Swine Intermediate Skillathon (Ages 12-14 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Swine Senior Skillathon (Ages 15-18 as of Jan. 1, 2022)
  • Swine Interview Sheets (Turn in with record book, only complete the pages for the projects that you took)
  • Ractopamine Affidavit
  • Ractopamine Fact Sheet
  • Clinic is June 27, 5:00-6:30pm, Jr Fair Arena
  • Market Hog tag-in is June 25, 6:00-8:00am
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 11, Fairgrounds
  • Market Hog weigh-in is TBA
  • Market Hog Show is TBA