1 SECTION 2: H CALENDAR JANUARY 8 4-H Advisory Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye & Clover Rooms 13 Steer Tag Day, 11:00 a.m. 12:00 Noon, Fulton County Fairgrounds Beef Barn 15 Extension Office Closed (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) 15 4-H Camp Counselor Training, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye/Clover Rooms 15 Horse Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m. OSU Extension Office Buckeye Room FEBRUARY 1 Maumee Valley Regional Advisor Training, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Putnam Co. Educational Service Center 5 Horse Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m. OSU Office Buckeye Room 8 4-H Advisor Youth Protection Policy Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., OSU Extension Buckeye/Clover Rms. 8 Adult Quality Assurance Certification, 7:30-8:30 p.m., OSU Extension Buckeye/Clover Rms. 9 Application Deadline - Fulton County Dairy Association, Dairy Ambassador Application Postmark 13 Blue Ribbon Online Top 10 Tips and Tricks Training, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Buckeye/Clover Rooms 13 4-H Advisor Youth Protection Policy Class, 7:00-8:00 p.m., OSU Extension Buckeye/Clover Rms Making extreme Counselors Workshop, Nationwide and Farm Bureau 4-H Center Columbus, Ohio 19 4-H Camp Counselor Training, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye/Clover Rooms 20 4-H Goat Committee Meeting, 7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye Room 22 Maumee Valley Regional Advisor Training, 6:30-8:30 p.m., St. John s Lutheran Church, Archbold 24 4-H Advisor Youth Protection Policy Class, 9:00-10:00 a.m., OSU Extension Buckeye/Clover Rms. 24 Adult Quality Assurance Certification, 10:00-11:00 a.m., OSU Extension Buckeye/Clover Rms. MARCH 1 4-H clubs can pick up club enrollment packets, OSU Extension Office, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 5 Horse Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m. OSU Extension Office Buckeye Room 10 Ohio Teen Conference, Columbus, must pre-register by February 7 10 Ohio 4-H Volunteer Conf. & Bob Evans Farms Recognition/lunch, Columbus, must pre-register by Feb H Advisor Youth Protection Policy Class, 6:00-7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Buckeye/Clover Rms H Advisory Council Meeting, 7:00-8:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye & Clover Rooms 12 Blue Ribbon Online Top 10 Tips and Tricks Training, 8:00-9:00 p.m., Buckeye/Clover Rooms 15 Quality Assurance Presentation, 7:00 8:00 p.m., OSU Extension Conference Rooms, RSVP 17 District 4-H Camp Counselor & CIT Education Session, 4-H Camp Palmer, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 18 Maple Syrup Brunch, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 4-H Camp Palmer Dining Hall, (Proceeds benefit the new pool Project) APRIL -- Turkey poultry projects should be ordered in April (See Section 14) 1 Application Deadline - Fulton County Pork Producers Scholarship application due 2 4-H Enrollment Deadline, 4:30 p.m. 2 Horse Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office - Buckeye Room 4-8 Buckeye Leadership Workshop, Ashley, Ohio 6 Fulton County Farm Bureau Scholarship application due 7 4-H Camp Palmer Clean-Up, 8:30 am -12:30 p.m., Lunch provided. RSVP Quality Assurance Presentation, 5:00 6:00 p.m., Delta High School Ag Classroom 12 Teen Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye Room 17 Quality Assurance Presentation, 6:00 7:00 p.m., Archbold High School Lecture Hall 18 Quality Assurance Presentation, 3:30 4:30 p.m., Fayette High School 21 Rabbit Clinic, 9:00 am 11:00 am, OSU Extension Conference Rooms 23 Quality Assurance Presentation, 7:30 8:30 p.m., Pettisville Jr. High School Gym 27 Ohio 4-H LGBTQ+ Professional Development Day (Adults), Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau Center 28 Ohio 4-H LGBTQ+ Youth Summit Day (Youth Only), Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau Center 30 Fulton County Cattle Feeders Scholarship application due 30 Fulton County Dairy Association Scholarship application due MAY 1 4-H members can begin to register for 4-H Camp after May 1 1 Quality Assurance Presentation, 7:00 8:00 p.m., OSU Extension Conference Rooms, RSVP 7 Turkey poultry projects should be picked up week of May 7 (See Section 14) 7 Horse Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office - Buckeye Room 12 4-H Camp Counselor Training, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye & Clover Rooms
2 SECTION 2: H CALENDAR (CONTINUED) MAY (CONTINUED) Spring Family Camp at 4-H Camp Palmer, Saturday, May 12, 1:00 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 11:00 a.m H Advisory Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m. OSU Extension Office Buckeye & Clover Rooms 15 Teen Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye Room 15 Non 4-H members can begin to register for 4-H Camp 17 Quality Assurance Presentation, 3:15 4:15 p.m., Wauseon High School, Study Hall JUNE -- Pen of 3 broilers poultry should be ordered in June (See Section 14) 1 All feeder calves, sheep, dairy cattle, horses, all rabbits (breed, roaster, mother doe for fryers), goats, hogs, llamas, ducks, geese, and dogs must be in the 4-H member s possession 1 All Quality Assurance done within clubs must be submitted to Extension Office 1 Deadline to drop 4-H Project 1 Deadline - 4-H Royalty Applications due to Extension Office 1 Deadline Self-Determined project outlines due to Extension Office 1 Youth enrollment not accepted after June 1 st 1 All 4-H members with a horse project must submit a copy of their horse registration or a picture and written description to be kept on file at the OSU Extension Office. 2 Market Goat Tattooing, 9:00 a.m. 12 OSU Extension Office East Parking lot 2 Goat Skill-a-thon and Caprine King & Queen Skill-a-thon, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon, OSU Extension Office 2 Tag-In Day for Feeder Calves & Hogs (9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.), Market Sheep (12:00-2:00 p.m.), Fairgrounds 2 Mandatory Roaster Rabbits Tattoo Day, 8:00-11:00 a.m., Fulton Co. Fairgrounds, Rabbit Barn 2 Permission to Participate Ohio 4-H Dog Activities form due to OSU Extension Office 2-6 State 4-H Leadership Camp, 4-H Camp Ohio 4 Horse Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Fairgrounds and Pony Measurement 4 All ponies without a permanent Fulton County 4-H Measurement Card will be measured on the first of June, at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, 7:00-8:00 p.m. This will become a permanent measurement for ponies seven years of age and older. 4-7 Science Camp (formerly called Northwest District Conservation Camp), 4-H Camp Palmer 5 4-H Royalty Interviews (includes: 4-H K/Q, Poultry, Dog, Lamb, Horse, Rabbit), 6:00 p.m., OSU Ext. 7 4-H Camp Counselor Training, optional, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye Room Fulton County 4-H Camp, 4-H Camp Palmer Space Adventure Camp, Marietta College Campus 20 Deadline - State Fair Livestock Entries due in Columbus 30 PAS State Fair Qualifying Horse Show, 9:00 a.m., Fulton County Fairgrounds Horse Arena (Pleasure classes show first, followed by Contesting). JUNE 29 JULY 1 Junior Ohio 4-H Shooting Education Camp, Canters Cave 4-H Camp JULY 1 Deadline - Fulton County 4-H Scholarship Applications, 4-H Horse Council Scholarship Applications and Taneeca Klostermeier Award Applications due to Extension Office. 1 Blue Ribbon Online Entry system opens for Fair Entry forms 1-7 Citizenship Washington Focus, Fulton County portion of Ohio Delegation, Washington D.C 2 Horse Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office - Buckeye Room 7-11 Ohio 4-H Sea Camp, Kelleys Island 4-H Camp 8-13 Senior Ohio 4-H Shooting Education Camp, Canters Cave 4-H Camp 9 First set of vaccinations for feeder calves to be given week of July 9 9 Pre-ordered pen of 3 broilers poultry should be picked up weeks of July 9 or July 16 (See Section 14) 9-13,16 4-H Judging at OSU Extension Office Buckeye & Clover Rooms (See Judging Dates in this handbook) (Make-up judging during any regular judging day July 9-13, & 16 or July 17-18, 9-12 and 1-4) 16 Blue Ribbon Online Computer Lab, 6:00-7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office- Buckeye/Clover Rms. RSVP 16 4-H Advisory Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Buckeye & Clover Rooms Make-up project judging, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon & 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office State Fair Representative packet pick-up, 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m., OSU Extension Office 24 Adult Volunteer 4-H Project Interview Training, 6:00-7:00 p.m., OSU Extension- Buckeye/Clover Rm. 28 Mandatory Market Rabbit Fryer & Tattoo Day, 8:00-11:00 a.m., Fulton Co. Fairgrounds Rabbit Barn (Must bring mother doe) 30 Second set of vaccinations for feeder calf to be given week of July 30
3 SECTION 2: H CALENDAR (CONTINUED) JULY 25 AUGUST 6 OHIO STATE FAIR (See State Fair Information for specific 4-H days.) AUGUST 1 Junior Fair Entries are due by August 1 st and are required via Blue Ribbon Fair Online for ALL ANIMALS IN 2018 to exhibit at the Fulton County Fair (all Steers, all Feeder Calves, all Poultry, Dairy Cows, all Goats, Dogs, Horses, all Sheep, Swine, Beef Breeding and all Rabbits). The web portal will be open for registration from July 1, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. August 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (EST). LATE ENTRIES ONLY ACCEPTED UNTIL AUGUST 3 rd BY 4:30 P.M. AT THE EXTENSION OFFICE WITH A $20 LATE FEE. The online link and instructions will be under the Junior Fair Entries section of our website at These instructions will assist you in completing your on-line entry. Please read and follow the instructions before entering your online entry. There is information included in these instructions to assist you through the process and make sure everything is entered correctly. There is one set of instructions for "individuals" and one for "Group" (2 youth or more). 1 Deadline Jr. Fair Booth Request due to OSU Extension Office (form online at 4-H Youth Development, Advisor Forms & Applications) 1 Dog Project ID and Vaccination Form due to OSU Extension 1 Begin livestock interview grading for fair eligibility TBA Pullorum Testing for Poultry projects $2/bird (not for ducks, geese or turkeys), OSUE east parking lot 5 Dog Fun Match, Fulton County Fairgrounds Sale Arena, 1:00 pm 5 Poultry and Dog Skillathons, Fulton County Fairgrounds Hallett Pavilion, 1-5 pm 6 Horse Council, 7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office - Buckeye Room 6-10 Ohio Military Kids Camp (Counselor Opportunity Only), Kelleys Island 4-H Camp 25 Top Shot Competition, Fulton Co. Sportsmen s Club go to for more information 28 4-H Booth Set-Up, Jr. Fair Building, 5:00-9:00 p.m H Booth Set-Up, Jr. Fair Building, 5:00-9:00 p.m. 29 Beef, Sheep, Swine Skillathon, 4:00-8:00 p.m., Spangler Arena, Fulton County Fairgrounds 30 4-H Booth Set-Up, Jr. Fair Building, 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. 30 Rabbit Poster fair, submit during weigh-in 30 Poultry Poster fair, submit during weigh-in 30 Move all livestock projects into Fulton County Fair, 12:00 noon 8:00 p.m. Weigh-In AUGUST 31 SEPTEMBER 6 FULTON COUNTY FAIR SEPTEMBER 3 Horse Council Meeting, 8:00 a.m., at the fairgrounds horse entry booth trailer 6 4-H & FFA projects to be removed from the Jr. Fair Building. Projects may not be removed before 5:00 p.m. All projects must be removed by 9:00 p.m. 24 Deadline - Outstanding 4-H Members and Community Service Club lists due to OSU Extension Office 24 Deadline - Officer books for Outstanding Record Keeping Contest due to Extension Office. Secretary, Treasurer, News Reporter, Safety Officer, Health Officer, Club Scrapbook 24 Deadline - 4-H club grade sheets due to Extension Office 24 4-H Advisory Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye & Clover Rooms OCTOBER 1 Horse Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m. OSU Extension Office - Buckeye Room 2-28 Ohio Quarter Horse Congress 7 4-H Camp Palmer 5k Run/Walk, Registration from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., run starts at 9:00 a.m. 7 Annual Celebrate 4-H Camp Palmer Fall Fun Fest, 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m National 4-H Week. Use fair booth items to display in libraries and storefront windows. TBA TBA 4-H Camp Palmer Shooting Sports competition ( The Shoot/Steel Challenge ) Deadline 2018 Rate of Gain and Carcass Contest Registration, Rate of Gain Competition runs from mid-october to mid-april. NOVEMBER 5 Horse Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m. OSU Extension Office - Buckeye Room 12 Extension Office Closed, Veterans Day Observed 16 Deadline - Photography Contest
4 SECTION 2: STATE FAIR INFORMATION 18 4-H Advisor Recognition Banquet, 6:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Buckeye & Clover Rooms Extension Office Closed DECEMBER 9-10 Older Youth Opportunity Interviews, 6:00 8:00 p.m., OSU Extension Office Extension Office Closed Section 2: H Calendar (Continued) Ohio State Fair Livestock Entries are due (postmarked) June 20. Dog entries are also due (postmarked) June 20. The Extension Office has copies of the state fair entry forms. Ohio State Junior Fair Exhibitor books are available online at State Fair books for the public will be available 1.) at Toledo area AAA agencies and Kroger stores; 2) at the state fair website, beginning May 1, or and 3) by calling 888- OHO-EXPO. Most livestock 4-H projects can be entered directly in Ohio State Junior Fair classes; however, members must be enrolled in the same 4-H project on the county level as the state entry. In other project areas, designated 4-H project class winners are selected competitively at the pre-fair judging to represent Fulton County at the Ohio State Junior Fair 4-H Miscellaneous Projects, and Horse Judging. NOTE: Dates for the specific projects listed below will be available in May from the state fair website Family Life Day, Money Maneuvers, Welding (Ag. Eng.) Photography, Science Day Demonstration, Clothing, Food and Nutrition Day Woodworking Day Feline Adventures Natural Resources Creative Arts Day, Home Decorating & Design, ATV Self-Determined, International Day, Leadership Day Electrical Engineering/Natural Resources Bicycle Day Tractor (offsite) You re the Athlete Health
5 Saturday JUNE 30 SECTION 2: PRE-FAIR 4-H JUDGING DATES HORSE OHIO STATE FAIR QUALIFYING (PAS) SHOW JUDGING, Horse Show Arena, Fulton Co. Fairgrounds All Horse Projects are interview judged by club advisor. $10.00 entry fee. PHOTOGRAPHY, WOODWORKING (& Make-Up Judging) JULY 9 Photography Projects: 584, 585,586, 589M Woodworking Projects: 556, 557, 558, 559, 560M FOODS AND NUTRITION & FOOD SCIENCE (& Make-Up Judging) JULY 9 Food and Nutrition Projects: 376, 459, 461, 462, 463, 467, 469, 472, 474, 475, 476, 477, 481,484, 485, 486, 487 Tuesday STEM, AEROSPACE, RADIO CONTROLLED VEHICLES & ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES (& Make-Up Judging) JULY 10 Food Science Projects: 490, 493 Physics Project: 500 Rockets, Airplanes & Radio- Controlled Vehicles Projects: 501, 502, 503, 503M, 504, ATV 555 Robotics Projects: 507, 508, 512M Energy Projects: 550 Wednesday FAMILY & HOME/WELDING (& Make-Up Judging) Morning Athletics Projects: 300 JULY 11 Bicycle Projects: 517, 518 Health Projects: 351, 352, 353, 357, 358, 359 Family History (Genealogy) Projects: 442 Home Living Projects: 405, 491, 494, 495 Leisure Activities (Collectibles & Scrapbooking) Projects: 496, 497 Welding Projects: 573 Wednesday SHOOTING SPORTS (evening) Projects: Safe Use of Guns (afternoon) Project: 630 JULY 11 Basic Archery (afternoon) Project: 631 Gun Safety & Archery participants are not to bring any weapons, clips, arrows, etc. to judging. Thursday PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (& Make-Up Judging) JULY 12 Discovering 4-H Projects: 91 Cake Decorating Projects: 492 Creative Arts/Theater Arts Projects: 592, 596, 598 Leadership Projects: 370, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 376, 377, 383, 511 Money Management Projects: 445, 448 Self-Determined/Idea Starters Projects: 365/ , 997(sec. 20 has complete list) Writing Projects: 587, 588 Workforce Preparation Projects: 382 Friday NATURAL RESOURCES (& Make-Up Judging) Morning Electricity & Rope Projects: 527, 528, 529, 530, 531, 540 JULY 13 Gardening Projects: 671, 672, 691, 692 Canning and Freezing Projects: 670 Natural Resources, Forestry, Trapping, Trees, Projects: 611, 617, 620, , Fishing, Beekeeping, Insects 641, 644, 645, 646 Small Engines, Projects: 541, 542, 543 Tractor and Machinery Projects: 551, 552, 553, 554, 561 Friday CLOTHING, CONSUMER CLOTHING PROJECTS (& Make-Up Judging) Afternoon Clothing Projects Projects: , 411, 412, 413, 415, , 424, 426 JULY 13 Consumer Clothing and Quilting Projects: 425, 430 Quilting Projects: 498, 499 SMALL ANIMALS & VETERINARY SCIENCE (& Make-Up Judging) JULY 16 Dogs (Dog Care, Obedience & Showmanship) Projects: 200, 201D, 201O, 201S, 201P, 201W Pet Care, Cats, Pet Rabbits, PetPALS Projects: 215, 216, 217, 218, 220, 227, 230 Veterinary Science Projects: 244, 245, 246 MAKE-UP JUDGING OPTIONS THIS CAN BE DONE DURING ANY REGULAR JUDGING DAY (JULY 9-13 & July 16) BY AVAILABLE JUDGES OR JULY MAKE-UP JUDGING, 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 NOON AND 1:00 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M., EXTENSION OFFICE Projects judged at make-up judging are not eligible for county awards or Sate Fair Competition. Click here to access the Pre-Fair Judging Letter this will give you what time your project is to be judged.