Traffic Pattern for June 1st at the Hartford Fairgrounds

It’s going to be a busy weekend! Please take a look at the traffic patterns listed below!
  • Beef Feeder Calf Registration, enter Gate B. Red line and stop at Sheriffs Office follow Yellow to exit Gate C.
  • Dairy Feeder Calf Weigh-In, enter Gate D. Blue line and go through the beef barn and scales located in Grubb follow Yellow to exit Gate C. or park in marked out blue area if staying for clinic. If you have both Beef and Dairy feeders we ask you go through one line and then exit and enter the next line.
  • Rabbit & Poultry Clinic, enter Gate D. Purple line and park in the parking lot in Gate D marked out in purple. Welcome to walk through Gate by the beef barn or Gate D2.
  • Lamb & Goat Show, enter Gate D. Orange line and follow to Gate D2 and park in outlined area behind sheep and goat barn. Follow Yellow to exit Gate C.
  • Horse Show, enter Gate B. Brown line follow east side of race horse and hog barn. Follow Yellow to exit Gate C.


2024 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational Match

Join the Licking County 4-H Shooting Sports Clubs for a fun day of marksmanship. Open to any 4-H member currently enrolled in a shooting sports project that is taking or has previously taken a Rifle or Pistol project.

.22 Caliber Rimfire Bullseye Pistol & Rimfire Sporter Rifle Matches

Saturday, June 1, 2024 | 4-H Camp Ohio Range – St Louisville, Ohio

Come to challenge yourself. We will make allowances for less-experienced shooters. The 100-yard range has a large, covered firing line with plenty of room. We will begin at 9:30 AM with a bullseye pistol match and will run relays as needed until shortly before 11 AM. All 4-H paperwork and permission forms are required at registration and will be sent upon request.

This event it hosted by the Licking County 4-H Shooting Sports Clubs and Shooting Sports Committee. Competitors must supply their own (or club) firearms and ammunition. There is no fee for these matches.

⎯ Registration opens at 9 AM.
⎯ Pistol match at 9:30 AM.
⎯ Rifle match at 11 AM. Second relay, if needed, at 1 PM. Range address is 12893 Rocky Fork Rd., St Louisville OH 43071

Registration: Email to receive a registration form. Please put 4-H Match in the subject line.

All rules for the National 4-H Shooting Sports program will apply. CMP Bullseye Pistol Rules and CMP Rimfire Sporter Rifle Rules will be used.

4-H Challenges Youth to Submit Their Best Shot

This latest photography challenge, sponsored by Minnesota 4-H, is open to youth across the Midwest. Youth are encouraged to use their photography skills and creativity to capture their best shot.

Youth as young as kindergarten are welcome to join the challenge. This is a great first experience for people who are new to 4-H. Learn more and register for the “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” photo contest on the Minnesota 4-H photography webpage: 4-H Hit Me with Your Best Shot Photo Contest | UMN Extension

Once registered for the challenge, youth can experiment with photography elements to create stunning photographs. On-demand lessons are available on the Minnesota 4-H photography project page, including how angles, light and composition to enhance your photography.

Youth may submit their favorite photo (with no or minimal editing) with up to three sentences of why it’s special to them. Deadline to submit an image is 11:59 p.m. (CST) on May 1, 2024. Volunteer 4-H photography judges will review all submissions, provide feedback and select the top images for special awards. All submissions will be entered into a prize drawing. Submitted images will be featured in a digital slideshow shared with participants and posted on Minnesota 4-H’s Facebook and YouTube channels.

2024 4-H Dairy Judging Contest


The 2024 Dairy Judging Contest will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at LAYMAN DAIRY FARM located at 2868 Lake Fork Rd NE, Utica, OH 43080. After the contest concludes, Quality Assurance training will take place at SHIPLEY DAIRY FARM located at 9309 Reynolds Rd, Utica, OH 43080. This Quality Assurance Training is only offered for those Dairy and Dairy Feeder project members who participate in the Dairy Judging Contest.