Fair Entry is Now Open!

Entries for the 2021 Wayne County Junior Fair are currently being accepted! All entries are due by August 1.  Click here to access the FairEntry site and to make your entry for this year’s fair.  Step-by-step instructions for those who need them are available here.

Please remember that market livestock exhibitors must submit a photo of themselves with their market animal to be displayed during the auction.  You must upload the photo when making your fair entries.  So be sure to take your photo before starting your fair entries.  This is your opportunity to market your fair animal to the buyers, so please dress appropriately – show attire or nice jeans and a nice shirt are preferred.  Also, make sure your photo is taken in horizontal or landscape orientation, and make sure you’re in a well lit area, preferably outdoors.

Market Poultry Pickup Dates

If you ordered market poultry through the Extension office this spring, please remember the following pick-up dates:

Market Ducks – July 15 at Centerra Co-Op
Gerber Market Chickens – July 20 at the Jr Fair Office, 3:00 – 6:00 PM
Centerra Market Chickens – July 22 at Centerra Co-Op

If you purchased the Gerber Market Chickens, please remember to bring a thank-you note for Gerber Poultry.

Outstanding Exhibitor Exam

Attention all livestock exhibitors! Are you interested in participating in the Outstanding Exhibitor program? If so, you will need to sign up to take the Outstanding Exhibitor exam on Thursday, July 8. You will need to sign up for one time slot for each species you will be competing in.  Only one exam is required for each species, even if you wish to compete in both the Outstanding Market and Outstanding Breeding categories for that species. Click here to claim your exam time slot!

Skillathon is Now Open!

Attention all Wayne County 4-H members taking livestock projects – The 2021 Virtual Skillathon is now open! This year’s Skillathon will be available until July 23. Be sure to take the Skillathon for each species you plan to take to this year’s fair. Please remember that you must complete either Skillathon or livestock project interview judging in order to complete your project. Go to go.osu.edu/wayneskillathon21 to access the links to all of this year’s Skillathons!