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Jr. Fair Dress Code for Shows & Sale Ring

  • A button/snap and collared shirt closed within one button/snap from top. (ie: western or polo)
  • Shirts may be long or short sleeve. No sleeveless shirts.
  • Shirts must be tucked in all the way around waist.
  • No logo’s or advertisements on shirts other than 4-H Club,FFA chapter, or family farm name.
  • Long pants, no shorts. Must be neat and clean. No rips or tears.



2020 Photo ID Badges - Who needs to have a picture taken this year?

  • All new exhibitors and ALL advisors (Advisor photos will now be good for three (3) years. All advisors should have their photo taken in 2020)

  • Any exhibitor who did NOT have a badge in 2019 (member was not enrolled for 2019 or forgot to have their picture taken in 2019).

  • Everyone will receive a new ID Badge for 2020.

  • Advisor badges will be issued from the Senior Fair office and Exhibitor badges will be issued from either the Junior Fair Board Office or Ramsey 4-H Center. All badges issued in a prior year cannot be used for admission to the fair and will be confiscated if presented.

  • Junior Fair Exhbitor and Advisor Photo ID Pick-up Schedule

Livestock Quality Assurance: Dates, locations and requirement information will be coming soon.

  • Any Hartford Fair youth exhibitor who has not attended one approved Junior Fair Livestock Quality Assurance training will be ineligible to exhibit livestock (in the areas requiring QA training) during the 2020 Hartford Independent Fair if they are unable to complete a Quality Assurance training by June 1, 2021.

  • YQCA Training option: Additional Information will be available for completing your Quality Assurance requirement through the YQCA online training module.

  • All youth enrolling in a horse project for the first time during 2021 will be required to complete the Horse Safety & Ethics Program.  This program is also required of all advisors who will be working with horse projects for the first time during the coming year.  Each member is required to have a parent / guardian attend with them.  both, the youth member and parent / guardian will be required to sign in upon attend.  Youth are not eligible to show in 4-H sponsored shows (youth 4-H shows / Hartford Fair / Ohio State Fair) until this training requirement has been met.  Horse Safety & Ethics programs are offered at the same time and location as livestock quality assurance programs.

  • All QA requirements must be met by June 1. Please contact the Licking County OSU Extension office at 740-670-5315 for a list of out of county QA program dates and times contact phone numbers that you can attend in order to exhibit livestock/equine projects at the Hartford Junior Fair.

Forms and Information: 

Neal & Mary Ann Ramsey Family

4-H Center/Booth Information:

2020 4-H Fair Booth Theme:

"4-H Makes it Happen."


2020 4-H Booth Judging Results:

BEST OF SHOW: Buttons & Bakers

  • Large Club Booths: 1st: Buttons & Bakers; 2nd: American Traditions; 3rd: Croton Critters & Creations
  • Small Club Booths: 1st: 4-Ever Friends; 2nd: Steal Home; 3rd: Utica Tractor Club

Honorable Mention: Purity Anti-Can't, Blazing Saddles

Junior Fair Board

Interested in joining the Hartford Fair Junior Fair Board? The application can be found on the Teen Opportunities page.

The 2020 Hartford Junior Fair Board Committee Members

Jaelynn Bernard Silas Buckenberger Haley Bunner Natalie Cannon
Logan Daughters Madalyn Evans Hannah Gero Erika Grum
Ethan Grum Kierstin Harvey Nathan Kapavik Ethen Kent
Wyatt Kissell   Aidan Lanning Hannah Lucas
Camryn Martindale Sean McCutcheon Riley McInturff Melanie McLaughlin
Miles McLaughlin Reuben McLaughlin Makayla Moore Cassalyn Orr
Clayton Orr Michaela Owens Eve Painter Keegan Painter
Lydia Painter Sammie Pearce Jarrett Pfister Hadley Ramirez
Ryan Schmechel Patty Schwartz Tony Severns Isabella Wolford