Barlow Independent Fair Skillathon Winners Announced

The Barlow Independent Fair Skillathon and Poster winners will be recognized on Saturday September 25, 2021 at 4:45pm in the show barn.  Poster winners will be announced at this time and may receive their award during the awards ceremony.  Skillathon winners will also be recognized during this time.  All winners will be asked to have their picture taken after their award has been received.  We would like to congratulate the following skillathon winners exhibiting at Barlow Independent Fair.

Feeder Calf Junior winner- Jordan Seaman, Cutler Clovers

Feeder Calf Intermediate winner- Jaslynn Casto, Churchtown Community Crew

Feeder Calf Senior winner- Madison Hiener, Waterford FFA

Market Duck Junior winner- Devon Mason, Running Wild

Market Duck Intermediate winner- Kazden Valentine, Cutler Clovers

Market Duck Senior winner- Rebecca Williams, Warren FFA

Market Dairy Goat Junior winner- Hudson Lang, Churchtown Shining Stars

Market Dairy Goat Intermediate winner- Gwendolyn Lang, Churchtown Shining Stars

Market Dairy Goat Senior winner- Haley Bolden, Decatur Buckeyes

Congratulations to all the skillathon award winners!

 

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

Skillathon Make‐Up Date: August 9 – 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 9 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

Livestock Skillathon – Saturday, July 31

Date: Saturday, July 31

Location: Jr Fair Building, Washington Co Fairgrounds

Schedule:

  • Last Name A – E: 8:30 – 9:30
  • Last Name F – L: 9:30 – 10:30
  • Last Name M – Z: 10:30 – 11:30

Required Exhibitor Participation: Hogs, Beef, Dairy Feeder Steers, Goats, Lambs, Poultry, Dairy, Rabbit(Except pet rabbit), Horse (except horseless horse)

Each skillathon will have age divisions: Junior (ages 8‐11); Intermediate (ages 12‐14); Senior (ages 15 & over).
All ages will be as of January 1st of the current year.

Study Guide: 2021 Skillathon Study Guide

Make-up Project Judging & Make-up Skillathon

Skillathon Make‐Up Date: August 9 – 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 9 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

Livestock Skillathon – July 25

This will be a face-to-face event on July 25 with a physical distancing plan approved by the Marietta Health Department.

  • Members and/or family members cannot attend Skillathon if they or anyone living in their household is experiencing any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
  • Limit number of attendees to those required to attend event and necessary parents/adults. Parents are asked to wait in their vehicles.
  • Physical distancing will be practiced by maintaining a six-foot distance between people.
  • Face masks will be required to be properly worn during the Skillathon event.
  • Members will be using Chromebooks to complete the skillathons this year and then have a face to face interview with a judge to review project books and answer questions.
  • Watch for signs to enter and exit the Jr Fair Building.

ALL livestock (market, dairy, breeding, fancy, and/or horse) project members are required to participate in skillathons for each specie project they have enrolled in.  Skillathons are required for all livestock and horse project participants in order to remain 4-H members in good standing and be eligible to exhibit, participate, show and/or sell their project animals at all three fairs.

Saturday, July 25 at the Washington County Fairgrounds – Jr Fair Building

Schedule:

  • Last Name A – E: 8:30 – 9:30     
  • Last Name F – L: 9:30 – 10:30    
  • Last Name M – Z: 10:30 – 11:30

Here are the skillathon requirements and make-up information if you did not see this in your July 4-H Newsletter: 2020 Skillathon Study Guide