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Important Information to Know About Sending Participants to State Fair for Foods & Nutrition, State 4-H Fashion Revue, and Family Life Beth Boomershine, Kathy Cox, Kara Newby Food and Nutrition Activity Beth Boomershine When & Where Youth Discovery Center Advanced- Tuesday, August 4
Beth Boomershine, Kathy Cox, Kara Newby
Beginner- Thursday, August 6
Counties may send only 1 youth per nutrition project.
Each youth may only participate in one project per day.
Johnny cannot represent his county in both I Spy in the Kitchen and Fast Break for Breakfast since they are judged on the same day.
Johnny can represent his county in both Yeast Breads and Outdoor Chef because they are on separate days.
Clock trophy winners are not eligible to participate in the same class that they won the year before.
Sally was the clock trophy winner in Global Gourmet in 2008. She cannot represent her county in this project at State Fair again.
Counties may send only 1 youth per textiles and clothing project.
An individual may participate in one morning and one afternoon project.
- Sarah cannot represent her county in both Ready, Let’s Sew and Fun with Clothes since they are both morning classes.
- Sarah can represent her county in both Ready, Let’s Sew and Tops for Tweens since one is a morning and the other is an afternoon class.
Clock trophy winners are not eligible to participate in the same class in which they won the clock trophy last year.
- Joey was the clock trophy winner in Active Sportswear in 2008. He cannot represent his county in this project at the State Fair again in 2009, but could compete in another project such as Clothes for High School or Outer Layers.
- Jr. (age 12 – 15) & Sr. (age 16 and up)
- Kathryn Cox – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cindy Shuster – email@example.com
Eligibility requirements to be the one county nominee for the 2009 State 4-H Fashion Board include:
Selections are made through reviews of application materials
and interviews based on the nominees’ potential for success in
completing the roles and responsibilities outlined above, as
The State 4-H Fashion Board meets four times per year:
Fashion Board Nomination materials are available on-line at
Completed Nomination/Application materials are due to the State 4-H Office by February 2, 2009 (But if you are a County Educator who didn’t get someone nominated by the deadline, and can get the nomination materials to Kathy Cox in the State 4-H by the end of this week.
The 2009 State 4-H Fashion Board Selections will be February 21, 2009 during Ohio 4-H Teen Conference.
- Cindy Shuster, firstname.lastname@example.org
Family History Treasure Hunt
Counties may send ONE participant per class
Counties may send TWO participants per class
An individual may participate in only class.
Clock trophy winners are not eligible to participate in the same class in which they won the clock trophy.
For Child Development . . . .
Youth older than the age range in the project book can participate but are not eligible for Outstanding of the Day or the Clock Trophy award.
Youth younger than the age range in the project book can participate and are eligible for both Outstanding of the Day and the Clock Trophy award.
For Family History Treasure Hunt . . . .
Participation is based on years taking the project, not age.
If you have a child with special needs (e.g. dyslexia, learning or physical limitation) it must be made in writing (via email) by a County Educator (or equivalent) prior to July 30 to Allen Auck (email@example.com).
Judges want to know what participants learned from the project.
Participants usually have gone above and beyond the basics of the project – help them know to explain special projects, how they used what they learned and what their next steps are (e.g., what else they want to learn).
Judges like to see the work participants have done, but it is qualitynotquantity that counts.
J-5 (2nd Year) will complete a term worksheet based on words in the project book.
Outstanding of the Day ribbons are awarded to the top 20% in each project.
The Clock Trophy is awarded to the top participant among the Outstanding of the Day awardees for the day.
State Fair Guidebook –
State 4-H Family Life Day Assistant Superintendents
Melinda Hill, Child Development
Ella Mae Bard, Genealogy
Brochures available on-line at
Brochure available on-line at