Pre-Fair Packet Now Available

Franklin County 4-H News Update - June 2017


The Pre-Fair Packet for 4-H families is now available for download. It includes:
  1. Tips for project judging
  2. Project judging/evaluation schedules
  3. Ganyard Building setup and watch schedule
  4. Website resources
  5. Livestock skill information
  6. Pop Stand shift schedule
  7. Burke Building cleanup schedule
  8. 4-H Pork Dinner Information
  9. and so much more...


4-H Horse Project Information

All members taking 4-H Horse projects are strongly encouraged to check out the important information at

Pre-Fair Grading is Saturday, June 23.

Payment on Invoices Due

The Franklin County Fair would like to remind you that if you have not paid your invoice for fair entries (if you chose the pay by check option) then you will not be permitted to participate in any Junior Fair Special Events - that includes the Creative Baking Contest to be held Monday, June 26. For questions regarding this, contact

Creative Baking - Monday, June 26

The Franklin County Junior Fair Creative Baking Contest will be held on Monday, June 26. Entries for the contest were due June 10. For rules and contest details check out:
Junior Fair Special Events (members 4th grade and older)
Junior Fair Youth Events (cloverbuds)

- Download the Ohio 4-H Center Parking Permit Here
(under Additional Resources on the right side of the page)

Fair Week Volunteers

The Franklin County Fair can sometimes use some extra help during the week of the fair. If you are interested in helping out, please contact them at

2018 4-H Projects

Yes, you read that right! We're already getting asked about which projects will still be around in 2018. If you're the kind of person that plans that far in advance, here's the update from the Ohio 4-H Office.

Projects To Be Revised or Replaced
179 Uniform Rules for Horse Shows
410 Fun with Clothes
442 Family History Treasure Hunt
463 Sports Nutrition 2: Get Set!
491 Adventures in Home Living
623 Fishing for the Beginner
630 Safe Use of Guns
644 Teaming with Insects, Level 1
645 Teeming with Insects, Level 2
646 Teaming with Insects, Level 3

Projects To Be Discontinued
125R Learning About Dairy
434 Growing on My Own
435 Growing with Others
436 Growing in Communities
483 Sports Nutrition 1: On Your Mark!
548 Lawn Care
597 Become a Puppeteer

Projects Moving Online
495 Your First Home Away from Home

OSU Extension, Franklin

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