Presentation Contest- Deadline to register - 2024 dates to be announced

  • 4-H Pledge - Youth K-2 enrolled as Cloverbud members recute the 4-H Pledge (county level only)
  • 4-H Creed - Youth ages 8-18 enrolled as 4-H member recite the National 4-H Club Creed (county level only)
  • Illustrated Talk or Demonstration
    • Members use appropriate props or other visual aides to teach others about a subject or how to do something
    • Junior (ages 8-10), Intermediate (ages 11-13) and Senior (ages 14 and up) Divisions
    • Top contestants may be eligible to compete at the Ohio State Fair. 
  • Marketing
    • Members develop marketing materials, categories include: Thank You Cards (Junior), 4-H Holiday Card (Intermediate), Infomerical Promoting 4-H (Senior)
  • For complete rules and information regarding Presentation Contests, review the Ohio State Fair Communication Day Rules

Summer Judging Schedule

  • Please check your Member Handbook for judging times and requirements.  The online appointment survey will open through July 1, 2024. Please select: go.osu.edu/fcsummerjudging to schedule. 
  • Monday, July 15, 2024 - ALL Food and Nutrition Projects, Healthly Living, Genealogy, Home Living, Money Management, Writing,Cake Decorating, Scrapbooking, Collectibles, Creative Art, Quilting, Photography, ALL Self-Determined Projects, ALL Clothing Projects. (Style Review to be held at 7 pm, location to be announced.)
  • Tuesday July 16, 2024- Leadership and Citizenship, Science Fun projects, Rockets, Airplanes, Radio-Controlled Vehicles, Robotics, Electricity, Rope, Small Engines, Solar Energy, ATV,  Woodworking, Welding, Veterinary Science, The Natural World, Gardening, Horseless Horse, All About Dogs, Shooting Sports, Discovering 4-H
  • Can't find your project judging date?  Maybe it's judged during the Fairfield County fair.
  • If you are not able to attend summer judging, you can still finish your project by: 
        1. Attending Late Judging on Monday, July 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by calling 740-653-5419 to schedule an appointment. Participation in Late Judging receives a grade only, and is not eligible for county awards or state fair consideration.
        2. Completing your project with your advisor - Talk to your club advisor as they can work with you to review your project for completion only. No grades or awards will be given with this option.

2024 Ohio State Fair Non-Livestock Information

2024 Summer Judging Results

  • July 15, 2024: FCS Food and Miscellaneous (Health, Family Life and Child Development, Home Decorating & Design, Money Mgmt) Projects, Creative and Leisure Arts Projects, Self Determined Projects, Clothing Projects
  • July 16, 2024: Pledge, Creed, Illustrated Talk or Demonstration and Market Contests; Communication and Leadership Projects, Aerospace, Engineering & Woodworking Projects, Environmental Science Projects 
  • Eligible youth will be contacted when State Fair packets are available. Please note: State Fair Delegates are selected at the discretion of the judge(s). Not everyone will qualify for State Fair Selection

Archived Results

2023 Summer Judging Results

2022 Summer Judging Results

2021 Summer Judging Results