Attention all dairy goat exhibitors – we will now be offering a new award for the highest butterfat content! The testing is free and will be held on August 9th from 6:00pm-7:00pm at the Goat/Sheep Arena. This is the only night for this testing! Please bring the form located here along with 1/4 cup of your goat’s refrigerated milk in a glass container to be tested. The winner will be awarded at the Wayne County Fair during the dairy goat show on Tuesday, September 14th.
This is reminder for all horse youth that received a rotating trophy during last year’s fair. Please make sure your name is engraved and the trophies are returned to the Extension Office by August 1st. If you’re not able to bring it into the office by August 1st, please bring it to the Horse Super Fun Show on the evening of Tuesday, August 3rd.
The horse committee will be hosting a Super Fun Show on Thursday, August 3 beginning at 6:00 PM. Click here to see the show bill.
Reserve your appointment time now for late project judging, FCS project judging, and livestock interview project judging, which will be held on August 10 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM at the Fairgrounds Event Center.
Click the buttons below to reserve a time slot for each project you want to have judged. Remember Livestock Project Interview Judging is an alternative to virtual Skillathon. If you don’t know your project number, click the link below to help you find the correct number.
Attention all market poultry and market rabbit members: don’t forget to enter your market poultry and market rabbit animal ID in 4-H Online before starting your fair entries. You must have your animal ID entered in 4-H Online so that you can select those animals in the fair entry program. Also, this year market poultry and market rabbit sale photos should be taken at home and uploaded with your fair entry. The committee will not be taking the photos during the fair as in previous years. Click the links below for animal ID help sheets.
If you have not yet completed your Quality Assurance requirement, a last chance Quality Assurance training will be held on Monday, July 26 at Fisher Auditorium on the OSU Wooster Campus.. A fee of $25.00 will be charged for this QA session. You may also participate in the YQCA online certification program – click here for YQCA details. Quality Assurance must be completed by July 27 in order to participate in the Wayne County Fair. If you are unsure of your QA completion status, please contact our office.
Livestock project record books for anyone not competing in the Outstanding Exhibitor Program can be graded by club advisors or submitted to be graded by volunteers from the respective livestock committees. All livestock record books being submitted to the committees for grading are due on Tuesday, August 10 at the judging event held at the fairgrounds from 6-9 pm. Graded books will be returned to clubs/advisors when fair passes are picked up prior to the fair. Click here to see the record book pages that need to be completed for each species. Grading rubrics are also available for each species. Click the links below to view the grading rubrics: