2019 Early Project Judging

Licking County 4-H Project Judging will be held on Tuesday, July 9th. All Foods, Clothing, and Special Interest 4-H projects will be judged on that day. If you know that you will be unable to attend judging on July 9th, you need to attend Early Project Judging on Friday, June 28th. The Early Project Judging will take place by appointment at the Licking County Extension Office located at 771 East Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, Ohio 43031. If you need to attend Early Project Judging, please call 740-670-5315 to schedule a time.

Appointments are scheduled for every ten minutes. You must have one time slot for EACH project you intend to have judged that day.

4-H Project Judging Workshop

Want to know what to expect for project judging? Need to know what to bring? Have questions about your project? You are invited to attend the 4-H Project Judging Workshop, led by the Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board. Participants will learn general judging guidelines, tips and expectations, along with specific information on clothing, foods, and special interest project judging. A flyer for the event can be found here.

When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 – 10:00am

Where: Licking County OSU Extension Office

Questions: Adrienne Anderson – anderson.1410@osu.edu – 740.670.5315

Many Important Things Happening on May 4th!

Many important events will take place on May 4, 2019.  Please check the list below to make sure that you are where you need to be if any of these events apply to you:

  • Market Lamb Tagging – 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Hartford Fairgrounds). Up to 6 lambs may be tagged at that time. Fee: $3/animal
  • Turkey Banding – 10a.m.-2p.m. Rabbit & Poultry Barn, Hartford Fairgrounds. Fee: $1/animal
  • Breeding Poultry Banding – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rabbit & Poultry Barn, Hartford Fairgrounds. Fee: $1/animal
  • Breeding Rabbits Registration/Tattooing – Sr. Rabbits – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rabbit & Poultry Barn, Hartford Fairgrounds. Fee: $1/animal
  • Intro to Food & Clothing Projects Workshop – 10 a.m.-noon. Licking County Extension Office. RSVP by April 29th at 740.670.5315

REMINDER FOR RABBITS/POULTRY: If the Exhibitor or a representative for them is UNABLE to bring their project to the appropriate registration; the Exhibitor is required to send an email to rabbitpoultry@hartfordfair.com. The email notice must be received by end of business day the day prior to registration. The email must contain the exhibitor’s name, 4-H Club, phone number and project information. Emails regarding projects received the day of registration or after are not eligible.

4-H Project Workshop: Intro to Food & Clothing Projects

Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10:00am to noon at the Licking County Extension Office.

The Licking County 4-H Food & Fashion Board will be hosting workshops designed for beginning project members who are taking food or clothing projects for the first or second time. Both sessions will run simultaneously, so member will need to pick one workshop or the other. They will not be able to attend both. A parent or the project helper is required to attend to learn along with the 4-H member. Members should bring their project book with them, but are also encouraged to bring other items they may wish to get help with (maybe they have a sewing machine they need to know how to thread or have questions on a recipe for their foods project). Please RSVP by Monday, April 29th at 740.670.5315. More info can be found here.

2018 Ohio State Fair Results

We are so proud of all of our members who represented Licking County at the Ohio State Fair this year! If you would like to find out the results from the various project judging and competitions, you can find the results on the Ohio State Fair and Ohio 4-H websites.

Non-Livestock Projects (Foods, Clothing & Special Interest Projects): https://ohio4h.org/ohiostatefair/2018-results

Livestock and Other Results (Including Open and Junior Divisions): https://ohiostatefair.com/competition-results/

If you were selected as a winner but were not able to stay for the awards ceremony to pick up your ribbon or trophy, those items should be sent to the Licking County Extension Office some time in the next few weeks. Please call our office at 740.670.5315 to see if we have the awards before you make the trip in.


Ohio State Fair

Best of luck to all of our members competing at with their projects at the Ohio State Fair! We will have members competing with livestock, equine, canine and still projects at the Ohio State Fair this year. We are so proud of all of our members.

For canine and still project results, please go to: https://ohio4h.org/ohiostatefair/2018-results. Results should be posted by 11 am the day following the judging. Click on the judging day to see the list of results for that day.

For livestock and equine results, please go to: https://ohiostatefair.com/competition-results/



2018 Achievement Days Results

Congratulations to all of our members who went through Special Interest, Food, and Clothing Judging for 2018. Results are listed on the Licking County OSU website. Please use the links below to access them or you can find them on the Awards, Results & Recognition page at http://licking.osu.edu.

Clothing: https://licking.osu.edu/sites/licking/files/imce/Program_Pages/4H/4-HJudgingAwards/2018Licking%20County4-HClothingJudgingResultswithSpecialAwards.pdf

Food & Nutrition: https://licking.osu.edu/sites/licking/files/imce/Program_Pages/4H/4-HJudgingAwards/2018LickingCounty4-HFoods%26NutritionJudgingAwardsResultswithSpecialAwards.pdf

Special Interest: https://licking.osu.edu/sites/licking/files/imce/Program_Pages/4H/4-HJudgingAwards/2018LickingCounty4-HSpecialInterestProject%20JudgingAwardsListingwithSpecialAwards.pdf

2018 Achievement Days Results

We are so proud of all of our members who participated in Achievement Days. Results are now posted for Special Interest Projects and Foods & Nutrition Projects.

Foods & Nutrition: https://licking.osu.edu/sites/licking/files/imce/Program_Pages/4H/4-HJudgingAwards/2018LickingCounty4-HFoods%26NutritionJudgingResults.pdf

Special Interest: https://licking.osu.edu/sites/licking/files/imce/Program_Pages/4H/4-HJudgingAwards/2018Special-InterestProjectJudgingResults.pdf

We hope that members receiving awards will join us on Thursday, July 19th at 6:30 p.m. at the Reese Center on the OSU-Newark/COTC campus for the Licking County 4-H Style Revue and Awards Night. Members taking clothing projects will complete their project judging by modeling their outfits and then members receiving awards for Special Interest and Food & Nutrition Projects will be called up on stage to receive their ribbons. Special awards winners will be announced as well.

Members who were selected as Ohio State Fair Representatives should receive a packet of information in the mail with all of the information they need for state fair judging. If you do not receive your packet by the end of this week, please let our office know so we can get you the information you need. If you cannot attend judging at the state fair, please let us know immediately so that we can give the member selected as the alternate the chance to attend.

REMINDER: 2018 4-H Special Interest, Food and Clothing Project Judging

REMINDER: Special Interest Project Judging is Tuesday, July 10th and Food and Clothing Judging is Wednesday, July 11th.

Please follow the schedule below for when you should come to judging. We ask members to please arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled judging time to allow time to get checked in and fill out the top portion of their score sheet. 4-H Committee members will be available to help members check in.

We suggest you park on the west side of C-tec and enter through the door by the preschool playground. There will be signs to help direct you to the judging area.

Reminder: Quilting and Cake Decorating projects are Creative Arts projects and will be judged on Tuesday with the other Special Interest Projects, NOT on Wednesday with the Food and Clothing Projects. If you have questions on which day your project will be judged, please reference the Licking County 4-H Project Requirements document. It will list under “County Requirements” which judging day you should attend for your project. Project Requirements: https://licking.osu.edu/sites/licking/files/imce/Program_Pages/4H/2018LC4HProjectRequirements.pdf