Small Animal and Companion Animal Project Judging Registration

Small Animal and Companion Animal Judging registration is now available!

Small Animal and Companion Animal Project Judging consists of a one-on-one interview with a project judge.  Members will have 15 minutes to share their 4-H project with a judge, answer a few questions and receive feedback regarding his/her project.  Those who participate in Small Animal and Companion Animal Project judging have an opportunity to receive awards for placing 1st – 5th and be selected to represent Clermont County at the Ohio State Fair.

The registration link is for projects being judged on Tuesday, July 26th during the fair. You will need to fill out the survey separately for each project you are bringing to project judging.  Do not select the same time for more than one project and be sure to give yourself 15 minutes between interviews.

Please use the link below to register for Small Animal and Companion Animal Project Judging on Tuesday, July 26th, 9:00am – 12:00pm. Registration deadline: Monday, July 18th

Tuesday, July 26th  REGISTRATION

  • 215 4-H Cavy (Guinea Pig)
  • 216 Cat 1 – Purrr-fect Pals
  • 217 Cat 2 – Climbing Up
  • 218 Cat 3 – Leaping Forward
  • 220 Pocket Pets
  • 227 Pet Rabbits
  • 365.01 Reptiles and Amphibians Idea Starter
  • 365.01 Hedgehogs Idea Starter
  • 365.01 Ferrets Idea Starter
  • 365.01 Chinchillas Idea Starter
  • 365.01 Pigeon Idea Starter
  • 365.00 Self-Determined Companion Animal, for youth taking a companion animal not listed as a project above, such as caged birds, pot-bellied pigs, hermit crabs, pet chickens, etc.

Helpful tips and Project Completion Requirements

Members who want to receive credit for completing their project but do not want to participate in project judging, can review their project with their club advisor.  Projects must be reviewed by September 30, and will count for completion only.  Projects will not be eligible for county or state awards.  As as reminder, completing one project is a requirement for being a member in good standing.  Advisors can use the sheet below to assist with the project review.

Advisor Project Review Sheet

If you have any questions or problems registering please contact Mackenzie Mahon at mahon.70@osu.edu or 513-732-7070.

2022 Clermont County General Project Judging Registration

General Project Judging registration is now available!

General Project Judging consists of a one-on-one interview with a project judge.  Members will have 15 minutes to share their 4-H project with a judge, answer a few questions and receive feedback regarding his/her project.  Those who participate in General Project judging have an opportunity to receive awards for placing 1st – 5th and be selected to represent Clermont County at the Ohio State Fair.

There are two different links to register; one link is for projects being judged on Wednesday, July 6th and the other link is for projects being judged on Thursday, July 7th . You will need to fill out the survey separately for each project you are bringing to pre-fair project judging.  Do not select the same time for more than one project and be sure to give yourself 15 minutes between interviews.

Please use the links below to register for General Project Judging on Wednesday, July 6th and Thursday, July 7th:

Wednesday, July 6th  REGISTRATION 

  • About 4-H
  • Animal Sciences
  • Communication
  • Healthy Living
  • Home Living
  • Leadership and Citizenship
  • Natural Resources
  • STEM
  • Self-Determined
  • Woodworking
  • Workforce Preparation

Thursday, July 7th REGISTRATION

  • Clothing and Textile Science
  • Creative and Leisure Arts
  • Food and Nutrition

**The only projects that will be pre-judged are all sewing projects, You Can Quilt!, and the Writer in You. These projects must be turned into the Extension Office by 11:00am. on Wednesday, July 6, for pre-judging. In order to keep track of entries, the member’s full name, club and class name should appear on the cover page. The member’s last name and page number should appear on the bottom right corner of each page.

Helpful tips and Project Completion Requirements

 

REMINDER! The following projects are judged as part of the Companion Animal Show, held on Tuesday of fair week.  Exhibitors will be required to register for an interview time for the Companion Animal Show.  Registration HERE

  • 215 4-H Cavy (Guinea Pig)
  • 216 Cat 1 – Purrr-fect Pals
  • 217 Cat 2 – Climbing Up
  • 218 Cat 3 – Leaping Forward
  • 220 Pocket Pets
  • 227 Pet Rabbits
  • 365.01 Reptiles and Amphibians Idea Starter
  • 365.01 Hedgehogs Idea Starter
  • 365.01 Ferrets Idea Starter
  • 365.01 Chinchillas Idea Starter
  • 365.01 Pigeon Idea Starter
  • 365.00 Self-Determined Companion Animal, for youth taking a companion animal not listed as a project above, such as caged birds, pot-bellied pigs, hermit crabs, pet chickens, etc.

 

Members who want to receive credit for completing their project but do not want to participate in project judging, can review their project with their club advisor.  Projects must be reviewed by September 30, and will count for completion only.  Projects will not be eligible for county or state awards.  As as reminder, completing one project is a requirement for being a member in good standing.  Advisors can use the sheet below to assist with the project review.

Advisor Project Review Sheet

If you have any questions or problems registering please contact Mackenzie Mahon at mahon.70@osu.edu or 513-732-7070.

Be a Vet for a Day

Hear from a variety of large animal veterinarians from different areas within the field and participate in Hands on activities.

Free lunch and T-Shirt!!!

Open to students leaving 9th-12th Grade. Pre-Registration Required. Sign up here 

July 27th from 9am-12pm at The Ohio State Fairground (Free State Fair Admission for the day)

Vet for a Day 2022 Flyer

 

The 4-H Outpost Needs You!

There are still several open shifts in the 4-H Outpost.  If your club has already signed up for a shift – thank you, we couldn’t do it without you!  If your club has not signed up or if your club is able to take a second shift, please consider helping out.  As a reminder the 4-H Outpost is the only fundraiser for the 4-H Committee.  All of the funds are used to support the local 4-H program through state and national camp/trip scholarships, county camperships, the Jerry Krebs Honorary Scholarship, project awards, programming efforts, and more!

Also, if you are interested in being a grill master in the Outpost for a week, a day, or a shift, please contact Sharon Francis at 513-332-4897, to make arrangements.  Grill masters must be at least 18 years of age.

2022 4-H Outpost Sign Up

 

Upcoming Events

Below is a link to the OSU Extension Office calendar. This is being updated with different events that are taking place over the next month. If you want to learn more about an event, click on the title of that event and it will lead you to a page with dates, times, rules and more information.

https://clermont.osu.edu/events/calendar/month/2022-07

The Calendar will be actively updated throughout the Fair Season.

Junior Fair Book release

The 2022 Junior Fair book is now available online, below is the link to view the Junior Fair Book.

https://www.clermontcountyfair.com/jr-fair.html 

The Senior Fair book will coming soon.

For more information on the events and schedule of the Clermont County Fair please go to https://www.clermontcountyfair.com/

Save The Date-General Project Judging

General Project Judging will take place in the 4-H Hall on July 6th and 7th

Wednesday, July 6, 3:00-7:00 p.m., 4-H Hall
STEM & Natural Resources, Leadership & Workforce Development

Thursday, July 7, 3:00-7:00 p.m., 4-H Hall
Food & Nutrition, Clothing & Textiles, and Creative Arts Project Judging

Sign ups for registration time slots to come. Interviews are  scheduled in 15-minute increments.

Fair Entry Registration for Horse Exhibitors

Attention all Horse Exhibitors:  You should have already completed your Google Form horse registration and uploaded a picture.  We are now asking that you sign up for your classes in Fair Entry.  The link is below.  You will need your 4-H Online username and password.  Registration is open from June 6th through June 26th.

https://clermont-county.fairentry.com

  1. Log on using the above link and use your 4-H Online credentials.  If you have errors, clear your cache and cookies in your browser.
  2. Once logged in, create an entry and select horses, division, and class.
  3. Select the Club or Chapter you will be representing with your horse.
  4. Add an animal and enter the horse’s name.
  5. You can then add another entry (class) or continue to payment.  (You will owe $0)
  6. Submit final invoice.