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*****Please check this calendar regularly, as it will be updated often.  Click on the following link for the most current information: 

2019 Licking County 4-H Calendar  -  updated 3-5-19

 

Start the year off by keeping track of you 4-H Career that will make it easier when you are applying for awards and scholarships:

  • Create a Winning Achievement Record - Use this PowerPoint presentation to assist you in completing your Ohio 4-H Achievement Record. Lots of good ideas!

  • My 4-H Career Record Book - Keep this book in a safe place and add to it each year. This will provide you with a thorough record of your 4-H career and will make applying for awards and scholarships easy

  • Member Record Form - Use this form to maintain a record of your 4-H activities, projects, awards and honors. It will come in handy when you become eligible to apply for county and state achievement awards, scholarships, camps and conferences through the Ohio 4-H Achievement Record.

 

July 12, 2019:

2019 Licking County Special Interest Project Judging Awards Results - Results from Achievement Day Judging

2019 Licking County Foods & Nutrition Judging Awards Results - Results from Achievement Day Judging

 

July 5, 2019:

2019 Licking County Farm Safety Day Camp: There are many dangerous situations that can be encountered by kids on farms.  Accidents on farms can be life changing for families.  Many times these accidents could have been prevented.  The Licking Valley FFA and OSU Extension are working together to provide a Farm Safety Day Camp.  Our goal is to make the attendees aware of some of these situations and how they can react safely.  This is not just for kids that are raised on farms.  Anyone that has children that visit friends or family that have even the smallest farm should send their kids.  We are able to provide this camp, a t-shirt and lunch for $10 per participant thanks to support from the Licking County Farm Bureau and the Professional Agrarians of Licking County.  Please click here for registration information.

 

June 29, 2019:

Rabbit Registration Form - This form should be printed and filled out before bringing your rabbit(s) to registration on July 13, 2019 to help speed up the process.

4-H Cultural Immersion Project – Puerto Rico: Teens ages 15-18 are eligible for this 7-day service-learning experience. The cost of the experience is $400 plus airfare (est. $650). Limited scholarship funds are also available.

 

June 25, 2019:

2019 Project Judging - Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - C-TEC 150 Price Rd., Newark. Please check the schedule to see when your club is scheduled to be judged. NEW FOR 2019: While Special Interest projects will be judged throughout the day as we have done in the past, for 2019 Clothing projects will be judged only in the MORNING and Foods projects will be judged only in the AFTERNOON.

 

June 20, 2019:

2019 Licking County 4-H PAS Showbill - June 22, 2019

 

June 14, 2019:

Cloverbuds in the Kitchen - July 6, 2019 - 10:00am - Licking County Extension Office: 771 E. Main St., Suite 103, Newark, OH 43055 - The Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board will be hosting an event for Cloverbuds to come cook, do crafts and play games. RSVP to 740-670-5315 or anderson.1410@osu.edu by Monday, July 1, 2019.

 

June 7, 2019:

2019 Dairy Foods Contest - LOCATION CHANGE - Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6:30pm - Location has been moved to the Babcock Building at the Hartford Fairgrounds: 14028 Fairgrounds Rd., Croton

 

June 1, 2019:

2019 Foods & Nutrition Project Interest Area List for Foods Project Portfolio - this document lists each project and which activities require a page completed in the members project portfolio.

 

May 30, 2019:

2019 Hartford Fair King and Queen Contest - Entry Deadline: Saturday, June 29th at 5:00pm - The Hartford Fair, 14028 Fairgrounds Road, Croton, OH 43013. No late entries will be accepted.

 

May 17, 2019:

2019 4-H Project Judging Workshop - Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00am - Licking County Extension Office: Want to know what to expect for project judging? Need to know what to bring? Have questions about your project? You are invited to attend the 4-H Project Judging Workshop, led by the Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board. Participants will learn general judging guidelines, tips and expectations, along with specific information on clothing, foods, and special interest project judging.

 

May 16, 2019:

Updated Dressage Information -

LC Horse & Pony Council 2019 Supplement (Updated May 2019) - This supplement should be attached to the Current 2019 4-H Circular #179 “Uniform rules for 4-H Horse Shows” which including the following changes, shall constitute the rules under which all Licking County 4-H Horse Shows shall be conducted in Licking County.

2019 PAS Patterns

 

May 2, 2019:

2019 Photo ID Badges - Who needs to have a picture taken this year?

  • All new exhibitors and advisors

  • All 2019 exhibitors and advisors with last names beginning with A thru M (odd years)

  • Who does not need a new picture taken this year?  If your last name begins with N thru Z (even years) and you had a 2018 ID Photo Badge.  A new badge will be issued with last year's photo. 

  • Everyone will receive a new ID Badge for 2019.

  • 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.

  • A full list of dates to have your photo take can be found here.

 

April 27, 2019:

2019 Licking County 4-H English Division Horse Show - Sunday, June 16, 2019 (show bill updated 4.27.19)

2019 Licking County 4-H Western Division Horse Show - Saturday, June 15, 2019 (show bill updated 4.27.19)

2019 Licking County 4-H Contest Division Horse Show - Friday, June 14, 2019 (show bill updated 4.27.19)

2019 Licking County 4-H Horse Show Entry Tab Form

 

April 22, 2019:

2019 Fairbooth Theme: "4-H Inspires Kids to Do."

 

April 18, 2019:

2019 4-H Project Workshop: Intro to Food & Clothing Projects - Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10am to noon - Licking County Extension Office: The Licking County 4-H Food & Fashion Board will be hosting workshops designed for beginning project members who are taking food or clothing projects for the first or second time. Both sessions will run simultaneously, so member will need to pick one workshop or the other. They will not be able to attend both. A parent or the project helper is required to attend to learn along with the 4-H member. Members should bring their project book with them, but are also encouraged to bring other items they may wish to get help with (maybe they have a sewing machine they need to know how to thread or have questions on a recipe for their foods project). Please RSVP by Monday, April 29th at 740.670.5315.

 

April 12, 2019:

Registration information for Licking County 4-H Members: Licking County 4-H members will be registerting for 4-H Camp through www.4honline.com. Session descriptions and a list to fill out that will help you with the online registration can be found here. Instructions on how to register for the event through 4hOnline can be found here.

Registration information for non-Licking County 4-H Members: Members who are not enrolled in Licking County 4-H are unable to register through 4hOnline. These participants must fill out the paper form found here and turn it into the Licking County Extension Office at 771 E. Main St., Suite 103, Newark, OH 43055 with payment.

Licking County 4-H Summer Camp Financial Aid Scholarship Form. Camp scholarships are only available to participants enrolled in Licking County 4-H. This form should be turned in with the confirmation page from the online registration no later than May 17, 2019 at 4:30pm.

Cloverbud Day Camp Registration due May 17, 2019 to the Licking County Extension Office at 771 E. Main St., Suite 103, Newark, OH 43055 with payment (cash or check only).

Goat Scrapie ID Flyer - 2019 information on the national update.

Sheep Scrapie ID Flyer - 2019 information on the national update.

 

March 28, 2019:

For Club Advisors: How to Run Your Club's Roster - Shortened version of the help sheet that will show you how to run your club's roster (both full roster and simplified project report)

 

March 19, 2019:

Horse Permission to Participate and Code of Conduct Form - UPDATED to include Code of Conduct - Both forms need to be signed and returned to the Extension office by April 1 with member enrollment forms. All members taking horse projects, including Horseless Horse (#173), and their guardians are required to sign and return these forms. Cloverbuds in horse clubs are not required to submit these forms.

 

March 14, 2019:

Licking County 4-H Officer Training School and Family Orientation April 23, 2019 - 6:30pm - Heath High School.  The 4-H Officer Training School will assist in preparing club officers to fulfill their responsibilities as club officers through providing instruction and helpful resource materials. Officers will have an opportunity to actively participate in sessions and ask any questions that they may have about their roles and responsibilities.  The 4-H Family Orientation will be beneficial for those 4-H parents who wish to learn more about opportunities available through the 4-H program and how they as parents can effectively support their children as they enjoy all that 4-H has to offer.

 

March 12, 2019:

2019 Licking County Horse & Pony Council Collegiate Scholarship - UPDATED 3.12.19 - Application must be postmarked by no later than Friday, May 24, 2019 and mailed to Licking County 4-H Horse & Pony Council Scholarship, c/o Licking County Extension Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH  43055.

 

March 8, 2019:

Granville Milling Co. Showring Excellence Seminar - April 13, 2019 - The Hartford Fairgrounds - Registration 8:00-9:00 am - Seminar begins at 9:00 am - Please RSVP at 740-587-0221 or at www.granvillemilling.net.

Ohio State Fair Representative - (Licking County 4-H PAS form) - Due with Horse ID paper. (Updated to include second page.)

Horse Royalty Additional Resources (made available during the March 4th Informational Meeting).

Market Lamb & Breeding Sheep Show - Saturday, June 8, 2019 - Hartford Fairgrounds, Croton, OH

1st Annual Licking County Market Lamb Sale - Saturday, April 6, 2019 - The Hartford Fairgrounds, Croton, Ohio.

2019 Mini Camp - May 10-11, 2019 - Registration and payment due Friday, April 26, 2019 to the Licking County Extension Office, 771 E. Main St, Suite 103, Newark, OH 43055

2019 Hartford Jr. Fair Meat Chicken Order Form - Due Friday, May 3, 2019.  Mail order form with payment to:  OSU Extension - Licking County Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH  43055

2019 Hartford Jr. Fair Meat Duck Pool Order Form -  Due Friday, May 3, 2019.  Mail order form with payment to:  OSU Extension - Licking County Office, 771, E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH  43055.

 

March 1, 2019:

2019 Hartford Junior Fair Livestock/Animal Requirement Summary - Updated 2-25-19 - Exhibitor information regarding exhibit limits, dates of possession, pre-fair weigh-in/tagging dates, clinics, entry deadline, and various animal and health requirements.

Ohio State Fair Livestock Requirements Brochure - information on the general requirements and guidelines for showing livestock at the Ohio State Fair in JUNIOR classes.

2019 Licking County Youth Rabbit and Poultry Fun Show - Saturday, April 27, 2019 - Newton Twp. Volunteer Fire Department, St. Louisville, OH

2019 Youth Poultry Clinic - Saturday, April 13, 2019 - OSU/OARDC, Wooster, OH

2019 Hartford Fair Hog ID form - Due May 15, 2019 to the Hartford Fair.

2019 Bred and Raised Market Rabbit ID Form - Rule and regulations for the bred and raised class at the Hartford Fair. ID form must be returned to the fairgrounds with signatures by May 4, 2019.

 

February 22, 2019:

2019 Hartford Fair Youth Scholarship - Due March 11, 2019 to The Hartford Fair, 14028 Fairgrounds Rd NW, Croton, Ohio 43013

 

February 21, 2019:

2019 Hartford Junior Fair Livestock/Animal Requirement Summary - Updated 2.21.19 - Exhibitor information regarding exhibit limits, dates of possession, pre-fair weigh-in/tagging dates, clinics, entry deadline, and various animal and health requirements.

 

February 14, 2019:

Licking County Horse & Pony Council "Spring Fling" - Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 4:00-6:00pm - The Grove by the River

Licking County 4-H Horse and Pony Council Fall Banquet: September 22, 2019 at 4:00pm - The Grove by the River

Horse Permission to Participate and Code of Conduct Form - Both forms need to be signed and returned to the Extension office by April 1 with member enrollment forms. All members taking horse projects, including Horseless Horse (#173), and their guardians are required to sign and return these forms. Cloverbuds in horse clubs are not required to submit these forms.

Dog Permission to Participate - All members taking dog projects and their parent/guardians are required to sign and return both of these forms. Cloverbuds in dog clubs are not required to submit these forms. Must be submitted with to your Club Advisor prior to April 1st or brought to the Extension Office by April 1st.

 

February 13, 2019:

Licking County Poultry Royalty Contest Application - Entry Deadline: Monday, May 6, 2019.  Mail application to Joanna Reen, 9389 Hirst Road, Heath, OH  43056.  See application for contest information.

Licking County Rabbit Royalty Contest Application - Applications to be postmarked by Monday, April 29, 2019.  Mail applications to: Sonia Tilley, 10630 Baker Road, St. Louisville, OH  43071.

Ohio State Fair Scholarships - Please mail completed applications to Ohio State Fair Scholarship Committee, Agriculture Department, 717 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211.Completed applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2019.

2019 Licking County 4-H Community Club Participation Fee Support Program Contract of Understanding for Club Advisors.

Ohio 4-H Youth Development International Program - Hosting is fun and easy! Click at left and discover what our exchange visitors love about Ohio!

 

February 4, 2019:

UPDATED: 2019 Licking County 4-H Camp Program Opportunities Brochure - we corrected a misprint on the dropoff day for summer camp, so please reference this updated brochure.

 

January 31, 2019:

2019 Ohio 4-H Project Books and Resources Advisor Order Forms: Two forms are available this year... Project books sorted Alphabetically by Title or sorted Numerically

2019 Summary of Ohio 4-H Publication Changes

2019 Licking County 4-H Project Requirements (this booklet covers all 4-H projects and contains the 2017 Clothing & Food Supplements, as well as judging dates and award definitions)

2019 Hartford Junior Fair Livestock/Animal Requirement Summary - Exhibitor information regarding exhibit limits, dates of possession, pre-fair weigh-in/tagging dates, clinics, entry deadline, and various animal and health requirements.

Licking County 4-H Horse & Pony Council Queen/King & Princess/Prince Royalty Rules & Application - Please refer to the application for list of dates and rules/requirements.

 

January 30, 2019:

General Preventive Health Recommendations for Animals Exhibiting at the Hartford Fair

2019 4-H / FFA Project Skillathon & Interview Judging Schedule

Licking County 4-H Horse Project Qualification for State Fair (Includes Qualifying Out of County & Non-Licking County Youth Requirements)

Licking County Goat King & Queen Contest Application - Entries due no later than Wednesday, May 1, 2019.  Mail entries to Lori Lee, 18355 Utica Road, Utica, OH  43080.

2019 Hartford Independent Fair Junior Fair Livestock/Equine Quality Assurance Guidelines

 

January 28, 2019:

Discover 4-H! - New and current members are encouraged to visit us during the Discover 4-H event on February 2, 2019 from 10:30am to Noon at Hopewell Hall on the OSUN/COTC campus. Visitors will be able to talk to advisors, look at project books and get their questions answered.

Licking County Canine King/Queen & Puppy Prince/Princess Contest Application - Entry Deadline: Friday, June 7, 2019. Entries MUST be mailed to: Deb Dunlap, 484 Courtney Drive, Newark, OH  43055. (No late entries accepted)

4-H / FFA Dairy Judging Contest - Saturday, March 9, 2019 - Hupp Dairy Farm: 15285 Fairgrounds Rd, Croton, OH - 10:00 am

2019 Hartford Independent Fair Junior Fair Livestock Sales Brochure

2019 Licking County Dog Vaccination Certificate - to be used for the Hartford Fair

2019 Dairy Foods Contest - Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:30pm at the Licking County Aging Program's Heritage Hall. The contest is open to all 4-H project members.

 

January 25, 2019:

Licking County 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador Application Entry Deadline:  Wednesday, May 4, 2019 - Mail completed entry to:  LCSS Ambassador, c/o Jennifer Imbody, 12893 Rocky Fork Road, St. Louisville, OH  43071

A Parent's Guide to Licking County 4-H - This helpful booklet gives you an overview of club meetings & expectations, projects, project judging, costs, and the fair. Updated with 2019 dates!

2019 Cloverbud Pledge, Demonstrations Contests and Health & Safety Speaking Contests Entry Form - Entry Due Friday, May 31, 2019

 

January 23, 2019:

Ohio State Fair 4-H Rabbit Quiz Bowl Contest Informational Meeting - Thursday, January 31, 2019 - Licking County Extension Office Conference Room, 771 E. Main Street,Newark, OH.

Horseless Horse Mentorship - Members taking the Horseless Horse Mentorship project, their mentors, and horse owners will need to complete this Contract of Understanding. Updated for 2019.

2019 Guidelines to the 4-H Rabbit Projects - These guidelines offer a description of the purpose of each rabbit project and also list the fair tattoo/registration days.

Honor Club Application - Due September 1 of each year. Clubs earning Honor Club status will be recognized at the Fall Recognition Event. This form can also be found in your Club Resource Book.

2019 Licking County 4-H Camp Program Opportunities Brochure 

2019 OSU Animal Sciences Youth Calendar of Events

 

January 17, 2019:

4-H Is For You! Licking County 4-H Clubs Brochure - updated listing of Licking County 4-H Clubs.

Hartford Fair Lamb Pool - Registration form must be returned to the address listed on the application by Sunday, April 7, 2019.

Licking County Lamb Royalty Application - Applications Due:  Monday, March 18, 2019. to: Licking County Lamb Royalty Contest, OSU Extension - Licking County, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH 43055.

Licking County Lamb Banquet - Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 6:30pm at Licking Valley Church of Christ.

 

January 16, 2019:

Licking County Farm Bureau's Farmers Share Breakfast - March 2, 2019 from 8:00-10:00am at C-TEC in Newark. All proceeds will go to support scholarships for our Licking County 4-H Summer Camp. There will also be a 1/64 Scale Farm Display Contest for all ages. Sponsorship opportunities available.

OSU Junior Swine Day - Saturday, March 30, 2019 - OSU Columbus or OSU ATI Wooster - click her for detailed brochure

2019 Licking County Horse & Pony Council Collegiate Scholarship - Application must be postmarked by no later than Friday, May 24, 2019 and mailed to Licking County 4-H Horse & Pony Council Scholarship, c/o Licking County Extension Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH  43055.

2019 Licking County 4-H Contest Division Horse Show - Friday, June 14, 2019 - Click here for detailed flyer and registration information

2019 Licking County 4-H Western Division Horse Show - Saturday, June 15, 2019 - Click here for detailed flyer and registration information

2019 Licking County 4-H English Division Horse Show - Sunday, June 16, 2019 - Click here for detailed flyer and registration information

Licking County 4-H Horse Clinic - Show N' Tell - Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 am Start Time - Grubb Arena, Hartford Fairgrounds

Ohio State Fair Representative - (Licking County 4-H PAS form) - Due with Horse ID paper.

LC Horse & Pony Council 2019 Supplement - This supplement should be attached to the Current 2019 4-H Circular #179 “Uniform rules for 4-H Horse Shows” which including the following changes, shall constitute the rules under which all Licking County 4-H Horse Shows shall be conducted in Licking County.

Licking County Horse ID Form - ID papers with photo ID are due by April 26th

Licking County 4-H Horse Show Category Confirmation - Must be turned in by April 26th along with Horse ID form

The Beeson Award - "Outstanding 4-H Horse Member" Application and Guidelines

Horse Project Completion Guidelines - This listing breaks down each project into the number of years it can be taken and the pages in each book that are to be taken each year.

2019 Licking County 4-H Horse Project Dates and Deadlines

Ohio State Fair Junior Horse Show schedule and other information

 

January 10, 2019:

2019 Hartford Junior Fair Turkey Pool Order Form - Due March 1, 2019.  Mail order form with payment to: OSU Extension - Licking County Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH  43055

Licking County Cattlemen's Association Queen & Princess of Beef Contest - Return entry by February 1 to:  LCCA, c/o OSU Extension - Licking County Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH  43055.

Licking County Dairy Princess Contest - Applications due by Monday, March 4, 2019.  Mail application to: Leanne Rex, 959 Newark Granville Road, Granville, OH  43023

Licking County Dairy Feeder Princess Application - Applications due by Monday, March 4, 2019.  Mail application to: Leanne Rex, 959 Newark Granville Road, Granville, OH  43023.

Licking County Family & Consumer Sciences Queen/Princess Contest Application - Applications due by May 1, 2019.  All entries should be submitted to: OSU Extension - Licking County Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH  43055.

Licking County Pork Industry Queen / Princess Contest Application and Guidelines - Entry Deadline: Friday, April 17, 2019.  Mail entry to:  Kelsey McLaughlin, 5691 Sunnyside Road, Granville, OH  43023