Any Hartford Fair Junior Fair exhibitor wishing to enter the Rabbit Bred and Raised classes for Market Rabbit must complete the Bred and Raised form found here. Completed forms, along with required pictures must be submitted by May 2, 2020 in order to be eligible for these classes. Please review the requirements on the form to ensure your entries will be eligible.
We have several events that have had to be postponed or moved to a later date. We are continuing to update forms and resources as we have new information. Please continue to check the What’s New page of our website to see the most recent things added and updated to the website. Please see the list of events/forms that have been updated to reflect new dates/times:
Updated dates: Licking County Horse ID Form – ID papers with photo ID are due by May 15, 2020 – Licking County members only. For Knox & Delaware Exhibitors showing horses at the Hartford Fair, please use the form found here.
The first of six Licking County Quality Assurance Trainings and Horse Safety & Ethics Programs will be on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the Ohio State Newark Campus in Founders Hall starting at 6:30pm.
All youth planning to exhibit livestock at the Hartford Independent Fair or the Ohio State Fair in 2020 must complete a Quality Assurance training by June 1, 2020. Any youth not meeting this requirement will be ineligible to exhibit livestock this year. For a full list of dates and requirements, please review the 2020 Hartford Fair Quality Assurance Guidelines.
Any youth who is enrolled in a horse project for the first time is required to attend a Horse Safety & Ethics Program in order to show at the Hartford Independent Fair or the Ohio State Fair in 2020. They must complete a Horse Safety & Ethics Program by June 1, 2020. At least one parent or guardian is required to attend with the member. For a full list of dates and requirements, please review the 2020 Horse Safety & Ethics Program Guidelines.
Any youth or advisors needing their photo taken for the Hartford Fair photo IDs may do so between 5:30-6:30pm.
Members who need to have their photo taken:
All new exhibitors and ALL advisors (Advisor photos will now be good for three (3) years. All advisors should have their photo taken in 2020)
All 2020 exhibitors with last names beginning with N thru Z (even years).
Are you exhibiting in the Junior Breeding Rabbit or Market Rabbit or Poultry at the 2019 Hartford Fair?
If your answer is yes, we can’t wait to see you July 13, 2019!
All junior breeding rabbit or market poultry and rabbit projects to be eligible for the 2019 Hartford must be brought to registration on July 13, 2019 in the rabbit and poultry barn 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
The rabbit or poultry project must be brought to the fairgrounds and checked in by an exhibitor or someone representing the exhibitor to be eligible. Rabbit exhibitors please fill out the registration form and bring with your rabbit to registration to help speed up the process.
All rabbits are required to be tattooed and poultry projects must be banded. There will be tattooing and banding offered by the Rabbit and Poultry Committee at registration, tattooing is $1.00 per rabbit or poultry entry. All rabbits to be exhibited
Junior breeding rabbits are those under 6 months of age at the 2019 fair.
If an exhibitor or a representative for them is UNABLE to bring their project to registration the fair board must be notified by end of day on July 12, 2019. If notice is not received, the project is not eligible to for the 2019 Hartford Fair.
Notice is to be sent to email@example.com. The email notice should include the following:
Exhibitors name, phone number, 4-H Club, and project information (ex breed of rabbit or market and tattoo).
The final Licking County Quality Assurance Training and Horse Safety & Ethics Program will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Licking Valley High School. The program will begin at 6:30pm. If you have not completed your Quality Assurance Training Requirement, this will be your last option to do so in Licking County. There are additional options outside of Licking County that meet the June 1st deadline. If you are not able to come to the May 23rd Quality Assurance, please call our office at 740-670-5315 for out of county options.
Guidelines and a listing of the projects that require completion of a Quality Assurance Training can be found here.
Members taking a horse project for the first year must attend a Horse Safety & Ethics program to be eligible to show. The May 23rd Horse Safety & Ethics program listed above is the final option that meets those requirements for 2019.
If your child is no longer taking a livestock or horse project, please email Adrienne at firstname.lastname@example.org to have the project(s) removed from the member’s enrollment.
If you need to have your picture taken for the Hartford Fair Photo IDs, representatives from the fair will be taking photos from 5:00-6:30pm. They will be starting earlier than normal in order to ensure they are able to get everyone’s picture taken before the program starts. Please come early enough to get your picture taken before the program starts.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE TO THOSE WHO DON’T COMPLETE THE QUALITY ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS BY JUNE 1 EACH YEAR.
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 email@example.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.
The Licking County Rabbit and Poultry Committee will have individuals available to Tattoo rabbits $1.00 per animal and band/blood test poultry $1.00 per project.
ALL rabbit or poultry projects to be exhibited are required to be brought to the fairgrounds by the exhibitor or a representative for the exhibitor on the designated date above.
NEW Process for Scheduling Conflicts:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.