General Project and Club Flower Display Check-In

General project check-in will be held on Thursday, July 18 from 3:00 -7:00 p.m. in the 4-H Hall.  All members who participated in general project judging as well as any member who completed an advisor review for their general project, is invited to exhibit his/her project in the 4-H Hall during fair week.  As a reminder, members are required to have a project on display to be eligible for a fair pass and to receive fair premiums.

Clubs who created flower displays for the Club Flower Display Contest, must also check-in their flower displays from 3:00-7:00 p.m. in the 4-H Hall on Thursday, July 18.  Clubs will select the location for their display on a first-come, first-served basis.  Awards will be presented on Thursday, July 25, during the Skillathon and Outstanding Exhibitor Awards Ceremony.

All projects must be removed from the 4-H Hall on Saturday, July 27 from 8:00-9:00 p.m.  Flower displays must be removed from the grounds by 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 28.  There will not be a project pick-up on Sunday.

Junior Fair Livestock Exhibitors Required to Attend Mandatory Barn Meetings

All junior fair exhibitors and a parent are required to attend a barn meeting to review exhibitor expectations, dismissal, livestock sale, and more.  The barn meeting for all species will be at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 21, in the Holman Arena.  Horse exhibitors should not attend this meeting unless he/she is showing other livestock projects.

The mandatory barn meeting for Equine exhibitors and their parents will be held at 7:00 p.m., on Sunday, July 21, at the Horse arena.

Way to Go!

Congratulations to all our 4-Hers that completed their general projects and attended judging!  Everyone did a FANTASTIC job!

We invite all club members and their families to attend the 4-H Style Revue and Winners’ Circle!

The 4-H Style Revue will be held on Saturday, July 20, at 1:00 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Building. The Winners’ Circle ceremony will be held immediately following the 4-H Style Revue at approximately 2:00 p.m.  Style Review and Winners’ Circle recognize members who completed a general project and participated in General Project Judging.  We will announce placings, as well as, state fair delegates.

Leadership Washington Focus

LWF DelegatesClermont County Delegates, Lacie Barnes and Luke Uhlenbrock are spending the week in Washington DC attending Leadership Washington Focus.

Delegates learn about their leadership style by studying the leadership styles of historical figures. Lacie and Luke will develop a better understanding of their own strengths and challenges as leaders, how to address their challenges and how to work effectively with others who have different styles.

Thank you Clermont County 4-H Committee for sponsoring these #TrueLeaders.


Fair Livestock Check-in Times Changed Due to Heat

Arrival times for Fri & Sat have been changed per the Vet due to heat. Market & non-market animals must arrive between 8pm-11pm.

All goats and lambs will unload and weigh on the hog scales in the Holman Livestock Complex. Please pull all the way through the Holman Livestock Complex.

The check-in times for rabbits and poultry have not changed.  Market Chickens arrive from 7:00-9:00 a.m., followed by exhibition chickens from 9:00-11:00 a.m.  Exhibition and Market Rabbits arrive between 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Before leaving check-in, please make sure you have filed all of the paperwork required for your specie.

Dining with Diabetes Cooking School!

Take Charge in 2019!  Come and learn how to manage diabetes through healthy cooking and eating.

Dining with Diabetes is a four-part series that:

➢    Demonstrates “new cooking techniques”
➢    Provides taste testing of new recipes
➢    Presents healthy versions of familiar foods
➢    Includes grocery shopping tour

Series of four classes offered each Thursday from August 29-September 19, from 6:00pm-8:00pm.


Rabbit Costume Contest & Pizza Party

Join the fun in the Rabbit Barn! Enter your rabbit(s) in our Rabbit Costume Contest sponsored by the Ruff N’ Stuff 4-Hers, Friday, July 26, at 5:00pm.  Creative costumes and themed human/rabbit costumes are encouraged.  Pizza and drinks will be available to all participants at 5:00pm, the contest will start promptly at 6:00pm.


  • Registration will take place during rabbit check in – Saturday, July 20th, 9:00-11:00am and will continue till Friday, July 26th, 12:00pm.
  • Only Clermont County barn registered rabbits are eligible for the costume contest.
  • Registration fee is $1 per person, which includes entry to the contest and the pizza party.
  • Costumes must be safe and comfortable for the rabbits.
  • The first 50 entrants will receive a participation ribbon.
  • First place winners will receive a trophy. One winner in each category.  Categories based on owner’s age: Junior (11 and under), Intermediate (12-14), and Senior (15 -18).  There is also an Adult Category!!
  • Judges will be looking for 3 criteria: Originality, Creativity and Pizazz!
  • Winners will be announced as soon as the contest is complete.
  • Judge’s decisions will be final.

Registration Form


Pre-Judged Projects Due TODAY!

Pre-Judged Projects – DUE: Wednesday, July 10, by 4:00 p.m. to OSUE

Some 4-H projects require more than the time allotted during project interviews to be judged. The following projects are due to the Extension Office by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10.  Projects received after this time will not be eligible to compete at the county or state fairs. Project interviews for these projects will be held on Thursday, July 12 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. in the 4-H Hall.  In order to keep track of all projects, the member’s full name, age, club and project title should be placed on each entry.

  • Clothing and Textile Projects Clothing & Textiles (406 Clothes for High School & College, 407 Accessories for Teens, 408 Creative Costumes, 409 Sew Fun, 410 Designed by Me, 411 embellish:  Wearable Art, 412 Sew for Others, 413 Sundresses & Jumpers, 415 Active Sportswear, 417 Dress-up Outfit, 418 Loungewear, 419 Tops for Tweens, 420 Outerwear for Anywhere,424 Clothing for Middle School, 425 Look Great for Less, 426 Clothing for Your Career, 430 Shopping Savvy, 432M Sewing and Textiles (non- clothing) Master)
  • Fine Arts (498 Quilting the Best Better, 499 You Can Quilt, 592 Get Started in Art)
  • Photography (584 Focus on Photography, 585 Controlling the Image, 586 Mastering Photography, 589M Photography Master)
  • Scrapbooking (497 Scrapbooking: A Guide to Preserving Memories)
  • Writing (587 Writing and Reporting for Teens, 588 Writer in You)