AMSA Virtual Youth Meat Judging Summer Series

As AMSA explores opportunities to attract, develop, and connect meat science talent AMSA will be hosting our first virtual meat judging summer series (4 virtual meat judging contests) targeted to youth (3rd-12th grade, 4-H, FFA students, etc.).  Participants will compete in divisions based on their upcoming grade: Youth (3rd-7th grade) and Senior Division (8th-12th grade).  Divisions will be based on the grade the student is going into the upcoming academic year.  The contest will consist of 6 placing classes, 2 questions classes, quality grading (6) and 40 Retail Identification.  Participants will register via the AMSA website.

 

Contest Dates

June 23, 2021

July 7, 2021

July 21, 2021

August 4, 2021

Contests will be open for 48 hrs. and the participant must complete the contest and submit the electronic scantron within the contest time allotment.  Additional contest guidelines will be posted in the AMSA community platform in which the contests will be facilitated.

 

Points

Contests will be scored, and results will be posted to judgingcard.com and the AMSA website the Monday following the contest.  All results across categories will be posted, but points will be earned on the overall ranking only.

Count top 3 contest rank finishes.  Students placing 1 through 20 will receive rank points.  For example, 1st place will receive 20 points, 2nd = 19 points, etc.  The students will the five highest point totals will be eligible for awards.

 

Awards

Youth Division- Top five students receive awards

1st- $500 scholarship, 2nd- $250, 3rd- $100, 4th- $100, 5th- $50; Top 5 receive a complimentary AMSA Youth Membership

Senior Division- Top five students receive awards

1st- 1,500 scholarship, 2nd- $1,000 scholarship, 3rd- $750 scholarship, 4th- $500 scholarship, 5th- $250 scholarship; Top 5 receive a complimentary AMSA Youth Membership

 

Registration

To register for the virtual clinics/ contests: Click here to register!

Registration Fee: $100 per participant

Registration Fee Includes: 4 Contest Registrations, Electronic Scantrons, and Summer Series T-Shirt

 

Contest Eligibility:

Participants should be in 3rd-12th grade.

Participating in any of these contests does not impact eligibility for the in person National 4-H Contest. Virtual 4H/FFA Meat Judging (meatscience.org)

 

If you have any additional questions please email lfrenzel@meatscience.org

STAY CURRENT

STAY CURRENT

What is going on in our office?  Visit our site for lots of information about upcoming events, forms, and resources. https://highland.osu.edu/

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Stay connected with the latest Covid-19 updates for Ohio 4-H and all updates on the Ohio 4-H program

https://ohio4h.org/families/stay-connected

Extension Fundraisers

Extension Fundraisers

4-H Sun Catchers

$15, visit highland.osu.edu/news/support-highland-county-4-h for more information or stop by Extension Office to purchase.

Kroger Community Rewards

sign up at krogercommunityrewards.com – support Highland County 4-H, Organization #QJ706 (This doesn’t affect the Kroger Plus point you already earn!)

Community Markets Community Cash

Save your Community Markets Receipts and drop them off at the Extension Office.

Amazon Smile

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products same prices, same service.

Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at https://smile.amazon.com/ or apply to your app on your device.

Highland County Jr. Fair Updates

2021 Jr. Fair Updates

Making the Best Even Better… 2021 Highland County Fair

2021 Highland County Jr. Fair Changes

https://highland.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/judging-schedules

2021 Tagging Procedure

2021 Poultry Order

https://highland.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/forms-applications-resources

ServeOhio Opportunity

ATTENTION 4-H Clubs here is an great opportunity!

ServeOhio – along with partners American Electric Power Foundation and AmeriCorps – is pleased to announce the availability of grants to support community service projects organized for ServeOhio Day on June 19, 2021. ServeOhio Day coincides with the summer solstice – the day with the longest period of daylight in the year – providing the most ample opportunity to volunteer annually. Grant awards will range between $500 to $2,000.

 

How can the funding be used?

The grants support projects that create or improve community assets or infrastructure such as parks, schools, senior centers, community gardens or low-income homes through volunteer engagement. Funds may be used for supplies, materials and volunteer support.

 

Who is eligible to apply?

Non-profit and public organizations in Ohio including, but not limited to, volunteer centers, school districts, community colleges, universities, and local governments are eligible to apply.

 

Ready to apply?

For the application and instructions, visit the ServeOhio website. The application deadline is May 18, 2021 at 11:59 PM. We look forward to receiving your application.

Winning 4-H Plan

Winning 4-H Plan

Winning 4-H Plan request forms and final 4-H plan need to be completed by June 1, 2021.  A completed Winning 4-H Plan includes the request form and a meeting with the child, guardian and Extension Educator to discuss and plan out the year’s accommodations.  Please contact the office for more information

Camp

Missed going to 4-H Camp last year, wait no longer!

Come Join us for a fun summer at camp! Registration can be found at https://go.osu.edu/campfun

Cloverbud Camp at Canter’s is June 6 registration go.osu.edu/21cloverbud

Beginner Camp dates are: June 7 – 10

Teen Camp dates are: June 18 – 21

Jr. High Camp dates are : June 21 – 24

Special Needs Camp July 9th , July 10th, July 11th. (Virtual)

Cloverbud Day Camp July 27 (registration coming soon)

Senior Shooting Sports Camp dates are: July 18 – 23

4-H Judging

Summer Judging

Summer Judging will look slightly different to help make everything run more smoothly

and keep everyone safe.  Judging will be Held in the Poultry and Rabbit Barn.

Schedule will come out closer to judging.

July 7 Summer Make-Up Judging 9am- By Appointment Only

           This is for members who know ahead of time that they will be unable to attend Summer Judging, members that participate are not eligible for awards

July 13 Day 1 9am- 4pm

July 14 Day 2 9am-4pm including Swine Breeding Judging & Special Interest Judging (for State Fair)

Projects normally for summer project judging will be divided between both days, when the judging schedule is released in June, please pay close attention to the day in which your project will be judged.

***Uncomfortable judging in-person?, please contact Danielle Combs for accommodations.