Attention all livestock exhibitors! Just a reminder that Skillathon closes at midnight on Friday, July 23. If you have not yet completed Skillathon, click the button below and select the correct species and age category. If you do not complete Skillathon, you will need to attend livestock project judging on August 10 in order to show at this year's fair. Please note: if you are competing in the Outstanding Exhibitor program, you do not need to complete Skillathon. Your OE exam replaces Skillathon completion.
Entries for the 2021 Wayne County Junior Fair are currently being accepted! All entries are due by August 1. Click the button below to access the FairEntry site and to make your entry for this year's fair. There are also step by step instructions for those who need them - click the button below.
Market Animal Sale Photos
Please note that all market livestock exhibitors must submit a photo of themselves with their market animal to be displayed during the auction. You must upload the photo when making your fair entries, so be sure to take your photo before starting your fair entries. This is your opportunity to market your fair animal to the buyers, so please dress appropriately in show attire or nice jeans and a nice shirt. Also, be sure that your photo is taken in horizontal or landscape orientation, and make sure you're in a well-lit area - outdoors is preferable.
For those of you needing assistance with your fair entries, an in-person help session will be available on Thursday, July 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Stop in at the Junior Fair office with all of your fair entry questions!
Market Rabbit and Market Poultry Animal ID Due August 1
Attention all market poultry and market rabbit members: don't forget to enter your market poultry and market rabbit animal ID in 4-H Online before starting your fair entries. You must have your animal ID entered in 4-H Online so that you can select those animals in the fair entry program. Also, this year market poultry and market rabbit sale photos should be taken at home and uploaded with your fair entry. The committee will not be taking the photos during the fair like as in previous years. Click the buttons below for animal ID help sheets.
If you have not yet completed your Quality Assurance requirement, a last chance Quality Assurance training will be held on Monday, July 26 at Fisher Auditorium on the OSU Wooster Campus.. A fee of $25.00 will be charged for this QA session. You may also participate in the YQCA online certification program - click the button below for YQCA details. Quality Assurance must be completed by July 27 in order to participate in the Wayne County Fair. If you are unsure of your QA completion status, please contact our office.
There will be a Dog Fun Show at the Fairgrounds Goat/Sheep Arena on Thursday, July 22 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.
Register Now for Project Judging
Reserve your appointment time now for late project judging, FCS project judging, and livestock interview project judging, which will be held on August 10 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM at the Fairgrounds Event Center.
Click the buttons below to reserve a time slot for each project you want to have judged. Remember Livestock Project Interview Judging is an alternative to virtual Skillathon. If you don't know your project number, click the button below to help you find the correct number.
If you ordered market chickens from Centerra through the Extension office this spring, please remember to pick up your chicks on Thursday, July 22 at Centerra Co-Op between 8:00 AM and 5:30 PM.
Outstanding Exhibitor Updates
Updated scoring criteria and other information about our Outstanding Exhibitor awards program is now available on our website. Click the button below for all of the up-to-date OE information.
Posters are required for all species except dairy and horses.Completed livestock record books are also required for all species in the Outstanding Exhibitor Program.Posters and record books are due August 10th. Record books being graded for the Outstanding Exhibitor Program will be scored by a group of judges and can be turned in anytime on or before August 10th at the Extension Office, or turned in at the Late Project Judging event from 6-9 pm on August 10th in the Event Center at the fairgrounds.
Livestock project record books for anyone not competing in the Outstanding Exhibitor Program can be graded by club advisors or submitted for grading by volunteers from the respective livestock committees. All livestock record books being submitted to the committees for grading are due on Tuesday, August 10 at the judging event held at the fairgrounds that evening from 6-9 pm. Graded books will be returned to clubs/advisors when fair passes are picked up prior to the fair. Buttons below link to the pages that should be completed for pre-fair judging and to the rubrics that club advisors will use to grade the books.
Tuesday Night Summer Fun Shows - All shows begin at 6:00 PM:
The final Contest Fun Show will be held on July 27
Entries will be made on the day of the show - no online entries
Click button below for show bill.
By now, most of you are (hopefully!) aware of how useful the Wayne County 4-H mobile app is during fair week, but remember that it provides useful information throughout the year! Up-to-date news, the 4-H calendar of events, and other features can all be found on the mobile app. Download today from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store!