It’s Almost Time for Project Judging

Project Book:

  • All members are required to purchase a project book for their project they have enrolled in for the current 4-H year and must bring the completed book to project judging.

Attend Project Judging:

  • Attend Judging at the Washington County Junior Fair Building on the fairgrounds July 11, 2024 starting a 6:00 pm
  • Refer to 2024 Schedule (time to arrive) to be posted in early July
  • Makeup Judging will be held on Monday, August 5 starting at 6:00 pm in the Jr Fair Building for members not available to attend Project Judging. Signup here to reserve your spot for makeup judging: https://go.osu.edu/judgingmakeup
  • All Project Judging must be completed on the day of the event or on make-up day.
  • $8 Voucher – all members that attend Project Judging on July 11 will receive one $8 voucher from the 4-H Advisory Committee. The voucher can be redeemed at the OSU Extension toward the purchase of 4-H Project Books or applied toward 4-H Camp Registration. One voucher per member.

Project  Requirements:               

  • Bring project book with all required pages completed to judging.
  • Refer to the 4-H Project Requirements at https://go.osu.edu/washjudging
  • Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to register / check in
  • Bring Educational displays, scrapbook, portfolio, visual aids or props

Project Judging Dress Code:

  • The goal of participating in project interviews is to help 4-H members prepare for future interview situations. With that in mind, members should dress as if they were attending a job or college interview. • General appearance should be neat and clean • No t-shirts with inappropriate language or graphics • Jeans or long pants are preferred • Skirts/shorts should reach at least the mid-thigh. • No low-cut tops or visible undergarments • Hats should not be worn during the interview. Examples of appropriate dress: button-down shirts, polos, dressy tops, 4-H club t-shirts, nice jeans, capris, skirts.

Registration Process:

  • Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to register / check in
  • Check in at registration table where volunteers will assist you in filling out the top of your score sheet
  • Be sure to write legibly on your score sheet and include name, age, club project name, and project number.

Judging Process and Score Sheet: 

  • Check-in with the judge’s secretary at your interview area and wait to be called for your 5-10 minute interview
  • If you have more than one please tell the judge’s secretary
  • When you meet the judge, provide them with your score sheet
  • The judge will keep your score sheet
  • Your score sheet will be filed in a club packet and given to your club advisor for distribution
  • Project judging results will be posted by 4:00 pm on July 12, 2024 at washington.osu.edu
  • Ribbons will be distributed at the fairs in the Club packets.

Ohio State Fair Selection:

  • A member attending the July 11, 2024 judging event and scoring a superior (90-100) on their project will be considered for State Fair eligibility. The only exception is that members who cannot attend judging due to another 4-H activity, such as Leadership Camp or Shooting Sports Camp, may have their interview pre-recorded and shown to the judge to be eligible for State Fair participation. If a selected member cannot attend state fair the alternate will be notified and given the opportunity to compete at State Fair.

Ohio State Fair Packets

Beginning Thursday, July 18 state fair packets will be ready for pickup. Packets will include state fair information, your scoresheet, and ticket. OSU Extension Office hours are 8 am to 4 pm at 1115 Gilman Ave, Marietta

What Happens at Fair?:

  • Clubs will determine which fair they will display a booth. Members are encouraged to display their projects in their club booth and will receive a premium from the fair.

REMINDER: Make-up Project Judging & Make-up Skillathon

Skillathon Make‐Up Date: August 7 – RSVP required with $20 registration fee. Sign up here to reserve your
spot: https://go.osu.edu/skillathonmakeup. Make‐up Skillathon participants will not be eligible for premier exhibitor.

Makeup Judging will be held on Monday, August 7 starting at 6:00 pm in the Jr Fair Building for members not available to attend Project Judging. Signup here to reserve your spot for makeup judging: https://go.osu.edu/judgingmakeup

4-H Project Judging Results

Results from last night’s 4-H project judging are now posted at

https://washington.osu.edu/node/409

State Fair Participation:

A member attending the July 13, 2023, judging event and scoring a superior (90-100) on their project will be considered for State Fair eligibility.

Members are also required to view the recorded State Fair orientation at https://go.osu.edu/statefairvideo

 

State Fair Delegates will need to pick up their State Fair information, tickets and packet before they leave for State fair.

They will be available by Wednesday, July 19th, at the OSU Extension Office – 1115 Gilman Ave – 2nd Floor.

If a selected member cannot attend state fair the alternate will be notified and given the opportunity to compete at State Fair.

Makeup Judging:

Makeup Judging will be held on Monday, August 7 starting at 6:00 pm in the Jr Fair Building for members not available to attend Project Judging on July 13. Signup here to reserve your spot for makeup judging: https://go.osu.edu/judgingmakeup

All Project Judging must be completed on July 13 or on make-up day.

What Happens at our local fairs?:

Clubs will determine which fair they will display a booth. Members are encouraged to display their projects in their club booth and will receive a premium from the fair. (Waterford, County, Barlow)

It’s Time for Project Judging!

Members are responsible for the completion of their project and must attend project judging to remain in good standing with 4-H.

Project Book:

  • All members are required to purchase a project book for their project they have enrolled in for the current 4-H year and must bring the completed book to project judging.

Attend Project Judging:

  • Attend Judging at the Washington County Junior Fair Building on the fairgrounds July 13, 2023 starting a 6:00 pm
  • Refer to 2023 Schedule (time to arrive) to be posted in early July
  • Makeup Judging will be held on Monday, August 7 starting at 6:00 pm in the Jr Fair Building for members not available to attend Project Judging. Signup here to reserve your spot for makeup judging: https://go.osu.edu/judgingmakeup
  • All Project Judging must be completed on the day of the event or on make-up day.
  • $8 Voucher – all members that attend Project Judging on July 13 will receive one $8 voucher from the 4-H Advisory Committee. The voucher can be redeemed at the OSU Extension toward the purchase of 4-H Project Books or applied toward 4-H Camp Registration. One voucher per member.

Project  Requirements:               

  • Bring project book with all required pages completed to judging.
  • Refer to the 4-H Project Requirements at https://go.osu.edu/washjudging
  • Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to register / check in
  • Bring Educational displays, scrapbook, portfolio, visual aids or props

Project Judging Dress Code:

  • The goal of participating in project interviews is to help 4-H members prepare for future interview situations. With that in mind, members should dress as if they were attending a job or college interview. • General appearance should be neat and clean • No t-shirts with inappropriate language or graphics • Jeans or long pants are preferred • Skirts/shorts should reach at least the mid-thigh. • No low-cut tops or visible undergarments • Hats should not be worn during the interview. Examples of appropriate dress: button-down shirts, polos, dressy tops, 4-H club t-shirts, nice jeans, capris, skirts.

Registration Process:

  • Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to register / check in
  • Check in at registration table where volunteers will assist you in filling out the top of your score sheet
  • Be sure to write legibly on your score sheet and include name, age, club project name, and project number.

Judging Process and Score Sheet: 

  • Check-in with the judge’s secretary at your interview area and wait to be called for your 5-10 minute interview
  • If you have more than one please tell the judge’s secretary
  • When you meet the judge, provide them with your score sheet
  • The judge will keep your score sheet
  • Your score sheet will be filed in a club packet and given to your club advisor for distribution
  • Project judging results will be posted by 4:00 pm on July 14, 2023 at washington.osu.edu
  • Ribbons will be distributed at the fairs in the Club packets.

Ohio State Fair Selection:

  • A member attending the July 13, 2023 judging event and scoring a superior (90-100) on their project will be considered for State Fair eligibility. The only exception is that members who cannot attend judging due to another 4-H activity, such as Leadership Camp or Shooting Sports Camp, may have their interview pre-recorded and shown to the judge to be eligible for State Fair participation. If a selected member cannot attend state fair the alternate will be notified and given the opportunity to compete at State Fair.

Ohio State Fair Packets

Beginning Thursday, July 20 state fair packets will be ready for pickup. Packets will include state fair information, your scoresheet, and ticket. OSU Extension Office hours are 8 am to 4 pm at 1115 Gilman Ave, Marietta

What Happens at Fair?:

  • Clubs will determine which fair they will display a booth. Members are encouraged to display their projects in their club booth and will receive a premium from the fair.

Kona Ice is coming to Project Judging

Kona Ice will be coming to 4-H Project Judging on July 13, 20203.  Members and their families coming for their project interviews will be able to enjoy some Kona Ice as a tasty treat from 5:30-8pm.  Please review the attached flyer for price and details.  Kona Ice will be donating a portion of their sales back to the 4-H program in Washington County.

July 14 Project Judging Results

The results from the July 14 4-H Project Judging are now posted!

State Fair Orientation for Qualifiers will be Sunday, July 24 at 1:30 at the OSU Extension Office (1115 Gilman Ave). Qualifiers are required to attend State Fair orientation, receive State Fair information, tickets and have a photo taken on Sunday, July 24 at 1:30. If a qualifier cannot attend state fair, please call the Extension Office ASAP so the alternate can be notified and given the opportunity to compete at State Fair.

2022 project judging – blog and email as of 7-15-22

2022 project judging – blog and email as of 7-18-22