Teen Opportunity: Ohio State Junior Fair Board (ages 16-20) – Apps due 3/1/2022

Apply to represent 4-H Youth Development on the Ohio State Fair Junior Fair Board by March 1, 2023

The Ohio State Fair Junior Fair Board is made up of our great state’s best and brightest young leaders, hand-picked to contribute to the success of the Ohio State Fair each year. If the passion for 4-H Youth Development and the state fair is in your blood, consider applying to represent our organization by March 1!

What is the Junior Fair Board?

The Ohio State Fair Junior Fair Board is made up of Ohio’s best and brightest young leaders, hand-picked to contribute to the success of the Ohio State Fair each year. Selected to represent their respective youth organizations, these students serve on behalf of thousands of students across Ohio. Goals of the Junior Fair Board include:

  • To serve the people of the Ohio State Fair
  • To interact with fairgoers and provide the best experience possible
  • To help other agencies and organizations with their tasks, booths, etc. at the fair
  • To gain networking experiences and special opportunities

Which skills should a Junior Fair Board member have?

Ohio State Fair Junior Fair Board members are dedicated leaders with outstanding characteristics such as:

  • Leadership
  • Public Speaking
  • Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Flexibility
  • Responsibility
  • Adaptability

What are the requirements?

In addition to being an outstanding leader, prospective members should meet the following general criteria:

  • 16-20 years old
  • Currently a member of 4-H, FFA, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, or Farm Bureau
  • Highly involved members in their organization
  • Significant accomplishments within the organization (i.e. competition at the state and/or national level, leadership experiences, community service/volunteer experiences, etc.)
  • Leadership experience with the potential and desire to continue to grow as a leader
  • Very responsible, respectful, and professional
  • Members are only eligible to serve one two-year term on the JFB representing one organization

What is the time commitment?

Junior Fair Board members commit approximately 2 weeks of time to the Ohio State Fair, arriving the Monday prior to the Fair’s Wednesday opening (this year, they would arrive on Monday, July 24, prior to the Fair’s Wednesday, July 26 opening, and will return home on Sunday, Aug. 6).

First year Junior Fair Board members are paid a flat-rate stipend for their service; returning members will receive a higher stipend for their second year of service.

Where will I stay?

Housing, as well as complimentary meals, are provided by the Ohio State Fair. All Junior Fair Board members will stay in dormitories located at the Ohio State Fair in the Rhodes Center building.

How do I apply?

Visit ohiostatefair.com/jfb and submit applications through the portal.

Learn More at our Informational Webinar on Wednesday, February 1

This year, the Ohio State Fair will host an informational webinar with current Junior Fair Board leaders, past presidents, and advisors to share information on what we look for in members, what you can expect, and more. Can’t join on Feb. 1? No worries – a recorded version of the video will be available after the webinar at ohiostatefair.com/jfb.

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2022 Ohio State Fair Dog Show Results

Wednesday Results:

  • Coral Young, 14th Place in Rally Novice B with Kayla
  • Kate Crow, 4th Place in Rally Intermediate B with Zita
  • Kate Crow, 6th Place in Freestyle Singles with Zita

Thursday Results:

  • Kate Crow, 4th Place in Rally Intermediate B with Zita
  • Kate Crow, 2nd Place in Senior You and Your Dog with Zita
  • Lacie Bachman, 11th Place in Senior You and Your Dog with Ace
  • Coral Young, 15th Place in Senior You and Your Dog with Casey

Friday Results:

  • Kate Crow, 3rd Place in Rally Intermediate B with Zita

Saturday Results:

  • Kate Crow, 5th Place in Novice B with Zita
  • Kate Crow, 4th Place in Rally Intermediate B with Zita

Saturday Agility Results:

  • Coral Young, Gold in Standard on Lead with Casey
  • Coral Young, Gold in Standard Level 1 with Kayla
  • Kate Crow, Gold in Standard Level 1 with Shadow
  • Lacie Bachman, Gold in Standard Level 1 with Ash

Sunday Agility Results:

  • Coral Young, Gold in Standard on Lead with Casey
  • Coral Young, Gold in Standard Level 1 with Kayla
  • Kate Crow, Gold in Standard Level 1 with Shadow
  • Lacie Bachman, Gold in Standard Level 1 with Ash

Sunday Agility (Jumper) Results:

  • Coral Young, Gold in Jumpers on Lead with Casey
  • Johnny Crow, Bronze in Jumpers on Lead with Kodiak
  • Coral Young, Gold in Jumpers Level 1 with Kayla
  • Kate Crow, Gold in Jumpers Level 1 with Shadow
  • Lacie Bachman, Gold in Jumpers Level 1 with Ash

Sunday Agility MSD Results:

  • Coral Young, Gold in MSD on Lead with Casey
  • Kate Crow, Gold in MSD Level 1 with Shadow
  • Lacie Bachman, Gold in MSD Level 1 with Ash
  • Coral Young, Gold in MSD Level 2 with Kayla

Exhibitor Versatility Award: Kate Crow

5 Total 2022 OSF Championships: Kate Crow

Kate Crow: Dog Poster – Senior, 6th Place

For a complete list of 2022 Ohio State Fair Dog Show Results, click here.

2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Skillathon Results: Swine

Congrats to the following Fairfield County youth who placed in their respective species for the 2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Swine Skillathon!

OSF Virtual Swine Skillathon Results:

  • Age 10: Reagan Boucher, 6th Place; Karson Kistler, 7th Place
  • Age 11: Hudson Miller, 8th Place
  • Age 14: Brock Terry, 5th Place
  • Age 15: Morgan Love, 6th Place
  • Age 16: Grace Ahrens, 2nd Place
  • OSF Virtual Swine Skillathon Participants: Hayden Barber, Maci Barber, Emily Burke, Grady Filson, Christian Galloway, Kaeda Miller, Reid Strickler, Emilie Webb, Demi Lee, Alexis Morgan, Raegan Needs, Nicole Terry

OSF In-Person Swine Skillathon Results:

  • Age 11: Demi Lee, 10th Place
  • Age 12: Brin-Leigh Hoisington, 9th Place
  • Age 15: Henry Hoisington, 2nd Place

These Fairfield County 4-H Swine Exhibitors have met their Fairfield County Junior Fair Skillathon Requirement by participating in at least one Skillathon. For a full list of results from Ohio State Fair Skillathons and for upcoming Skillathon events, visit: https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences/ohio-4-h-skillathons

2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Skillathon Results: Rabbits

Congrats to the following Fairfield County youth who placed in their respective species for the 2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Rabbit Skillathon!

OSF Virtual Rabbit Skillathon Results:

  • Age 8/9: Kenley Wiseman, 1st Place; Julianne Phillips, 10th Place
  • Age 10: Eryn Raver, 1st Place; Evan Raver 4th Place; Gracie Weber, 9th Place
  • Age 12: Parker Reese, 6th Place
  • Age 14: Campbell Reese, 3rd Place; Elise Ryan, 6th Place; Emma Raver, 7th Place
  • Age 15: Alexandria Schmelzer, 4th Place
  • Age 17: Bailey Senften, 8th Place; Trinitiy Craiglow, 9th Place
  • Top 25 Overall Awards: Eryn Raver, 4th Place; Alexandria Schmelzer, 15th Place; Kenley Wiseman, 17th Place
  • OSF Virtual Rabbit Skillathon Participant: Liam Sebastian Coulter, Hannah Hurst, Hallie Nicodemus, Taylor Phillips, Mollie Smithberger, Kirra Wiseman

OSF In-Person Rabbit Skillathon Results:

  • Age 10: Gracie Weber, 1st Place; Sophia Schumm, 8th Place
  • Age 11: Scarlett Freeland, 2nd Place; Daisy D’Amico, 7th Place; Hunter Basnett, 8th Place
  • Age 12: Rachel Sponseller, 3rd Place
  • Age 13: Lauren Wilson, 7th Place; Troy Bullock, 9th Place
  • Age 14: Charlie Sponseller, 3rd Place; Nolan Shaffer, 9th Place
  • Age 16: Elise Bartholomew, 1st Place; Logan Hampton, 3rd Place; Katelynn Lykins 5th Place

These Fairfield County 4-H Rabbit Exhibitors have met their Fairfield County Junior Fair Skillathon Requirement by participating in at least one Skillathon. For a full list of results from Ohio State Fair Skillathons and for upcoming Skillathon events, visit: https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences/ohio-4-h-skillathons

2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Skillathon Results: Poultry

Congrats to the following Fairfield County youth who placed in their respective species for the 2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Poultry Skillathon!

OSF Virtual Poultry Skillathon Results:

  • Age 8/9: Connor Bergados, 10th Place
  • Age 10: Gracie Weber: 7th Place
  • Age 12: Parker Reese: 3rd Place
  • Age 13: Troy Bullock, 6th Place
  • Age 14: Campbell Reese, 2nd Place; Carter Bergados, 7th Place, Summer Barrett, 9th Place
  • Age 15: Alexandra Schmelzer, 7th Place
  • Age 16: Hannah Brown, 5th Place
  • Age 17: Trinitiy Craiglow, 6th Place
  • Age 18: Ashley Love, 5th Place
  • Top 25 Overall Awards: Parker Reese, 13th Place; Campbell Reese, 22nd Place
  • OSF Virtual Poultry Skillathon Participant: Nolan Shaffer, Cameron Brown

OSF In-Person Poultry Skillathon Results:

  • Age 8/9: Garrett Basnett, 4th Place
  • Age 11: Hunter Basnett, 5th Place
  • Age 12: Parker Reese, 9th Place
  • Age 13: Sophia Preston, 4th Place; Troy Bullock, 6th Place

These Fairfield County 4-H Poultry Exhibitors have met their Fairfield County Junior Fair Skillathon Requirement by participating in at least one Skillathon. For a full list of results from Ohio State Fair Skillathons and for upcoming Skillathon events, visit: https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences/ohio-4-h-skillathons

2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Skillathon Results: Goats

Congrats to the following Fairfield County youth who placed in their respective species for the 2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Goat Skillathon!

OSF Virtual Goat Skillathon Results:

  • Age 8/9: Drake Amick, 6th Place
  • Age 13: Hannah Hurst, 2nd Place; Delaney Amick, 7th Place
  • Age 16: Taylor Amick, 4th Place
  • Age 17: Coral Young, 6th Place

OSF In-Person Goat Skillathon Results:

  • Age 10: Evan Walters, 2nd Place
  • Age 12: Abigail Walters, 7th Place
  • Age 13: Julia Cowdrey, 3rd Place; Troy Bullock, 4th Place
  • Age 14: Logan Basnett, 8th Place; Nolan Shaffer, 9th Place

These Fairfield County 4-H Goat Exhibitors have met their Fairfield County Junior Fair Skillathon Requirement by participating in at least one Skillathon. For a full list of results from Ohio State Fair Skillathons and for upcoming Skillathon events, visit: https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences/ohio-4-h-skillathons

2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Skillathon Results: Dogs

Congrats to the following Fairfield County youth who placed in their respective species for the 2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Dog Skillathon!

OSF Virtual Dog Skillathon Results:

  • Age 8/9: Kenley Wiseman, 2nd Place
  • Age 10: Gracie Weber, 8th Place
  • Age 12: Kirra Wiseman, 4th Place
  • Age 14: Nolan Shaffer, 6th Place
  • Age 15: Liam Sebastian Coulter, 8th Place
  • Age 17: Coral Young, 6th Place
  • Age 18: Ashley Love, 1st Place
  • Top 25 Overall Awards: Kirra Wiseman, 11th Place; Kenlsey Wiseman, 12th Place; Ashley Love, 14th Place
  • OSF Virtual Dog Skillathon Participant: Bailey Senften

OSF In-Person Dog Skillathon Results:

  • Age 15: Lacie Bachman, 3rd Place
  • Age 17: Coral Young, 1st Place
  • Age 18: Kate Crow, 1st Place

These Fairfield County 4-H Dog Exhibitors have met their Fairfield County Junior Fair Skillathon Requirement by participating in at least one Skillathon. For a full list of results from Ohio State Fair Skillathons and for upcoming Skillathon events, visit: https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences/ohio-4-h-skillathons

2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Skillathon Results: Dairy

Congrats to the following Fairfield County youth who placed in their respective species for the 2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Dairy Skillathon!

OSF Virtual Dairy Skillathon Results:

  • Age 11: Addyson Kalisik, 6th Place

OSF In-Person Dairy Skillathon Results:

  • Age 8/9: Carrington Kohler, 3rd Place
  • Age 18: Danielle Miller, 5th Place

These Fairfield County 4-H Dairy Exhibitors have met their Fairfield County Junior Fair Skillathon Requirement by participating in at least one Skillathon. For a full list of results from Ohio State Fair Skillathons and for upcoming Skillathon events, visit: https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences/ohio-4-h-skillathons

2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual Skillathon Results: Cavy

Congrats to the following Fairfield County youth who placed in their respective species for the 2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual Cavy Skillathon!

OSF Virtual Cavy Skillathon Results:

  • Age 10: Gracie Weber, 3rd Place
  • Age 11: Hallie Nicodemus, 5th Place
  • Top 25 Overall Awards: Gracie Weber, 21st Place

For a full list of results from Ohio State Fair Skillathons and for upcoming Skillathon events, visit: https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences/ohio-4-h-skillathons

2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Skillathon Results: Beef

Congrats to the following Fairfield County youth who placed in their respective species for the 2022 Ohio State Fair Virtual and In-Person Beef Skillathon!

OSF Virtual Beef Skillathon Results:

  • Age 13: Reagan Rowley, 8th Place
  • Age 14: Ashton Huffman, 8th Place
  • Age 15: Morgan Love, 4th Place
  • Age 17: Ronnie Rowley, 2nd Place
  • Top 25 Overall Awards: Morgan Love, 7th Place; Ronnie Rowley, 24th Place
  • OSF Virtual Beef Skillathon Participant: Mason Love

OSF In-Person Beef Skillathon Results:

  • Age 15: Maddox Cupp, 5th Place
  • Age 17: Mason Love, 3rd Place

These Fairfield County 4-H Beef Exhibitors have met their Fairfield County Junior Fair Skillathon Requirement by participating in at least one Skillathon. For a full list of results from Ohio State Fair Skillathons and for upcoming Skillathon events, visit: https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences/ohio-4-h-skillathons