Don’t Forget to Register for Fair Week Events

We have several events that happen during fair that require registration.  To help us plan, please register no later than Friday, July 23.

STEM CHALLENGE
Event Date: Tuesday, July 27
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 4-H Hall
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Participants will learn how to use a Sphero as an engine in a carriage of their own making, how to create stable, swift craft capable of steering around or overcoming obstacles with losing their passengers.
General Rules:
1. Participants should be between the ages of 8 and 18.
2. Pre-registration must be submitted to the Ohio State University Extension Office by 4 p.m. Monday, July 16, 2018.
3. Participants can work in teams of up to 3.
4. Investigate the scientific method as you formulate and test your hypothesis.
5. Develop problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills.

CLOVERBUD SHOW & TELL
Event Date: Wednesday, July 28
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 4-H Hall
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General Rules:
1. Clermont County 4-H Cloverbuds are encouraged to bring an item to share as part of show and tell with Junior Fair Royalty.
2. The item should be something that the Cloverbud made or learned about at a club meeting or as part of their participation in the Cloverbud program.
3. No animals may be brought to Cloverbud Show and Tell, regardless of size.
4. Each participant will receive an award.

FRUIT & VEGGIE CAR DERBY
Event Date: Friday, July 30
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 4-H Hall
Register Here

General Rules:
1. Participants must be 8 years old and in the third grade to 18 years of age as of January 1 of the current year and a member of a Clermont County 4-H, Boy Scout, Girl Scout, American Heritage Girls Program to be eligible.
2. Entries will be judged in four divisions:
Cloverbud – age 5 and in kindergarten to 8 and in the second grade
Junior – age 8 and in the third grade to 11 as of January 1 of the current year
Intermediate/Senior – ages 12-18 as of January 1 of the current year
Adult – 19 and older as of January 1 of the current year
3. Entries will be judged in three categories: Fastest car in each class, Most Creative design in each class and the Longest Distance in each class.
4. The most creative category will be chosen at the judges’ discretion.
5. The fastest category will be judged by the car that makes if from the top to the bottom of the incline in the shortest amount of time.
6. The longest distance will be judged as part of the fastest category. Distance will be measured from the bottom of the ramp to the back wheels of the car.
7. Each participant may make one entry. These entries should be brought to the fair already assembled.
8. Entry criteria: Each participant must make a car that is able to roll down an incline. Cars must be made out of at least five different fresh fruits or vegetables and must have at least three wheels. To assemble the car, you may use up to 2 bamboo skewers, 6 wooden toothpicks and one rubber band. These cars must be made out of 100-percent fresh fruit or vegetables except for the items listed above to hold the car together (bamboo skewers, toothpicks and rubber band).

Check out all of the events offered by OSU Extension: Pre-Fair and Fair Week Events

Check out all of the fair events: Clermont County Fair Book

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