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2021 Animal Project Requirements and Guidelines

2021 Junior Fair Rule Changes

2021 Junior Fair Livestock Tag-in Guidelines

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

2021 Quality Assurance will be offered via Zoom

Youth Quality Assurance Training Quality Assurance Training will be offered via Zoom again this year. Quality Assurance must be completed annually by all junior fair exhibitors in the beef, sheep, swine, dairy cattle, goats, poultry, or rabbit projects – these include pet and breeding projects as well as market animals. To utilize the Zoom platform you can download it on your computer here: https://zoom.us/download or download from the app store on a smartphone by downloading the app called ZOOM Cloud Meetings. All training will be from 7-8 pm. You can sign up for a time now at the following link: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7VvQcpKgnwQehWl

Dates for Training:

April 1, April 8, April 15, April 22,  April 29

May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25

June 2, June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30

***After the June 30th training, we will not be offering any other Quality Assurance trainings, so if you do not get the Quality Assurance requirement completed, you will need to visit:

http://yqca.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/GettingYourYQCAOnlineCertification.pdf  This training does have a cost of $12 and you will need to email your certificate to our office.

 

Evaluation and Skillathon times for Livestock judging are now available to sign up. Use the following link to sign up for a time:

https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3kjvF4UjJi958B8

 

Jr. Fair Director: Ron Seitz

Beef

Representative: Scott Haines

  • 2021 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Beef Junior Skillathon (Youth ages 8-11 as of Jan. 1, 2020
  • Beef Intermediate Skillathon (Youth ages 12-14 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Beef Senior Skillathon (Youth ages 15-18 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Beef Interview Sheets (Turn in with your record book, only complete the sheets for the projects you are taking)
  • Market Steer Tag-in and Weigh-in is February 27, 8:00am- 9:00am  **Date Change**
  • Clinic is June 12, 9:00am, Jr Fair Arena ***Previously scheduled for June 5***
  • Feeder Calf Tag-in is June 19, 7:00- 9:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 12, Fairgrounds
  • Beef Hoof Trimming is August 28, 9:00-11:00am, Hunter Arena
  • Market Steer & Feeder Calf Weigh-in is October 2, 8:30
  • Feeder Calf, Market Beef & Breeding Beef Show is October 4, 12:30pm, Hunter Arena

Dairy

Representatives: Vikki McGinnis, Missy Kinzel

  • 2021 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Dairy Cow/Heifer Junior Skillathon (Youth ages 8-11 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Dairy Cow/Heifer Intermediate Skillathon (Youth ages 12-14 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Dairy Cow/Heifer Senior Skillathon (Youth ages 15-18 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Dairy Interview Sheets (Turn in with record book, only complete for the projects you are taking)
  • Clinic is June 26, 11:00am- 1:00pm, Daugherty Farms
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is July 22, 6:00pm, County Services Building-Room 145
  • Dairy Show is October 4, 9:00am, Dairy Barn

Dog

Representative: Angela Wright

  • 2021 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Dog Interview Sheets (turn in with record book, only complete for projects you are taking)
  • Shot Record Form
  • Permission to Participate Form
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is July 14, 6:00pm, County Services Building-Room 145
  • Clinic is July 22, 5:00pm, Jr Fair Arena- DOGS ARE NOT PERMITTED
  • Dog Project Interviews are October 3, 3:00, Open Class Sheep Arena
  • Dog Show is October 3, 4:00pm, Open Class Sheep Arena

Goat

Representative: Carolee Bookless

  • 2021 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Goat Skillathon (All Ages)
  • Goat Interview Sheets (Turn in with record book, only complete sheets for projects you are taking)
  • Goat Packet 
  • Clinic is April 24, 9:00-11:00am
  • Tag-in is June 26, 10:00- 10:30am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is July 19, 6:00pm, Education Building
  • Preview Show is August 7, 9:00-11:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Weigh-in is September 30, 5:30-7:00pm, Jr Fair Barn
  • Goat Show is October 2, 4:00pm, Jr Fair Arena

Horse

Representative: D Woodward Wells

  • State Fair entries are due 
  • Horse Practice Show is cancelled this year
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 14, 1:00pm, Conesville Fire Dept
  • Horse Fair pre-show is September 11, 10:00am
  • Horse Show is October 5, 10:00am, Hunter Arena
  • Horse Show Bill

 Llama

Representative: Jean Haumschild

  • 2021 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Clinic is May 15, 10:00am, Haumschild Farm
  • Llama lease ownership papers are due by June 1
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is July 21, 6:00pm, County Services Building-Room 145
  • Llama Show is October 3, 8:00am, Hunter Arena

Poultry

Representative: Jacque Woodward

  • 2021 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Poultry Junior Skillathon (Youth age 8-11 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Poultry Intermediate Skillathon (Youth ages 12-14 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Poultry Senior Skillathon (Youth ages 15-18 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Poultry Interview Sheets (Turn in with record book, only complete for projects you are taking)
  • Market Turkey must be hatched between June 1-21, Pekin Ducks must be hatched after August 9, Muscovy Ducks must be hatched after July 13, Market Broilers must be hatched after August 16
  • Clinic is June 19, 10:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 26, Education Building
  • Poultry Blood Testing is September 4, 9:00-10:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Poultry Weigh-in is September 30, 6:00-9:00pm, Jr Fair Barn
  • Poultry Show is October 2, 8:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Market Turkey Ownership is due June 25 by 5:00pm to the Extension Office
  • Market Duck Ownership is due August 20 by 5:00pm to the Extension Office 
  • Market Broiler Ownership is due August 20 by 5:00pm to the Extension Office 
  • 2021 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: Danielle Pyers

  • 2021 Junior Fair Entry Forms
  • Rabbit Junior Skillathon (Ages 8-11 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Rabbit Intermediate Skillathon (Ages 12-14 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Rabbit Senior Skillathon (Ages 15-18 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • 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 July 17, 10:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 18, Education Buliding
  • Market Rabbit must be less than 90 days old as of weigh-in (born on July 3rd of later)
  • Market Rabbit tattooing is September 18, 10:00am- 12:00Noon, Jr Fair Arena
  • Rabbit Fryer weigh-in is September 30, 7:00-8:00pm, Jr Fair Arena
  • Rabbit Show is October 4, 11:00am, Jr Fair Arena

Sheep

Representative: Nancy Wells

  • 2021 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Sheep Junior Skillathon (Ages 8-12 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Sheep Senior Skillathon (Ages 13-18 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Sheep Interview Sheets (Turn in with record book, only complete sheets for the projects you took)
  • Market Lamb tag-in is June 18, 6:00- 7:30pm, ***sheep shearing will be available shortly before 6:00, cost is $5.50 per lamb***
  • Clinic is May 1, 2:00- 5:00pm, Nancy Wells Farm
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 12, Fairgrounds
  • Weigh-in is September 30, 6-8pm, Jr Fair Barn
  • Sheep Breeding Show & Market Lamb Show is October 5, 9:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Lead Class is October 5, 6:30pm, Jr Fair Arena

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

Representative: Angela Wright

  • 2021 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 July 22, 5:00pm Jr Fair Arena- DOGS ARE NOT PERMITTED 
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is July 14, 6:00pm, County Services Building-Room 145
  • Cat Show & Small Animal Show is October 3, 1:00pm, Jr Fair Arena

Swine

Representative: 

  • Swine Packet
  • 2021 Junior Fair Entry Form
  • Swine Junior Skillathon (Ages 8-11 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Swine Intermediate Skillathon (Ages 12-14 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Swine Senior Skillathon (Ages 15-18 as of Jan. 1, 2020)
  • 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 July 13, 6:00- 7:00pm, Jr Fair Arena
  • Market Hog tag-in is June 26, 6:00- 8:00am, Jr Fair Arena
  • Evaluation & Skillathon is August 12, Fairgrounds
  • Market Hog weigh-in is September 30, 6:00-10:00am & 5:00-10:00pm, Hog Barn
  • Market Hog Show is October 3, 2:00pm, Hunter Arena