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Goat Committee Essay

Posted: Feb 7, 2024

2024 Stark County Jr Jair- Dairy & Market Goat Committee Essay Contest

 

🐐🐐*****Goat Committee Essay Contest*****🐐🐐

Our committee is excited to announce we will be offering our essay contest again this year! We

are excited to offer this opportunity for our 4-h members to win a scholarship for up to $300

towards their 4-h project! The 4-h member is required to write an essay. Essay rules will be

listed below.

 

This year we will be awarding a scholarship up to $300 towards the purchase of a goat.

This goat must be entered in one of the following projects: dairy breeding, meat

breeding, dairy market wether, meat market, pack or harness goat. We would like to

encourage our essay winner to purchase from a Stark County Breeder! This opportunity

is available to 1st and 2nd year goat project members.

 

Essay Rules:

- Essay must contain why the exhibitor would like to take a goat project as well as what

housing and feeding arrangements they will have.

- Essay must also contain the child’s name, phone number, 4-H club, number of years in

4-H, previous projects taken, and any other information that is important/interesting. Be

creative! The essay may be hand-written or typed and feel free to include artwork or

pictures.

- Parents/Guardians must sign the bottom of the essay confirming that they would be able

to receive the goat, take care of it properly as far as housing requirements, etc. and they

agree to oversee the project. The child is responsible to complete the project by

attending QA, skill-a-thon, and exhibiting the goat at the 2024 Stark County Fair.

- Our committee is looking for an individual who shows enthusiasm and interest in owning

and raising a new project and who is able to provide proper care and adequate housing

for a goat project.

 

Essays are due by March 1st, 2024. The committee will be meeting in early February and the

winner will be notified by phone. Essays can be submitted by email to:

goatcommittee2020@gmail.com. You may also mail your essay to: Katie Shaffer, Stark County

Goat Committee, 5067 Pigeon Run Rd SW, Navarre, OH 44662.

Questions? Call Katie Shaffer @ 330-204-2813

download Created with Sketch. Goat Committee Essay Contest

2023 Buyers Check Pickup

Posted: Oct 8, 2023

Please mark your calendars and share with your club members!

Volunteers needed - many hands make light work! :)

See you all soon!

How to Become a Volunteer

Posted: Sep 14, 2023

How do I become a Junior Fair Volunteer?

Step One: Check it out...attend a meeting or function...ask around.

Step Two: Fill out the application. We just want to know a little more about you! What makes you tick? What interests you about this program? Where do you think that you could contribute within the program?

Step Three: Junior Fair Committee Review with Senior Fair Department Heads

Step Four: Approval from the Committee you are applying to...

Step Five: BCI Check

Step Six: Hit the ground running! Have fun and set the example for our youth!

download Created with Sketch. Download your application here and send to either jrfair@starkcountyfair.com or PO Box 80182, Canton, OH 44708

2023 Royalty Information

Posted: May 23, 2023

2023 Stark County Junior Fair Royalty Competition - New Rules, Guidelines and Application attached.

download Created with Sketch. New for 2023! Stark County Junior Fair Royalty Application

NEW!!!!!

2023 STARK COUNTY JUNIOR FAIR ROYALTY

The information below is NEW for 2023 Stark County Junior Fair Royalty

Royalty Titles chosen in 2023:

    Queen

    King

    1st Runner-Up to Queen

    1st Runner-Up to King

    2nd Runner-Up to Queen

    2nd Runner-Up to King

    When the Queen and King complete the following, in conjunction with the Royalty Committee, they will earn a $500 Scholarship from the Stark County Junior Fair Advertising and Promotions Committee.
      • Visit at least 5 local county fairs representing Stark County Junior Fair (hand out county pins provided by the Royalty Committee).
      • Work with at least 2 Non-Profits throughout your time as 2023 Stark County Junior Fair Royalty and assist with 1 fundraiser for a non-profit (food drive, school supply drive, etc.)
      • Attend and participate in at least 5 community activities (parades, festivals, shows, homecomings, etc.)
      • Visit at least 2 schools to present 2023 Stark County Junior Fair Royalty.
      1. Parents are responsible for chaperoning and travel to and from events that Royalty is participating in.
      2. The Royalty Committee has the right to remove any Royalty that does not follow the written expectations at any time.
      3. Youth may participate in the royalty contest as may years as they would like unless they are chosen for Queen/King.

      download Created with Sketch. New for 2023! Rules and Regulations for Stark County Junior Fair Royalty

      SCJF Advertising Options

      Posted: Apr 14, 2023

      2023 Stark County Junior Fair Market Livestock Advertising Program

      If you've ever wondered how to get involved - here is a great opportunity to support these hard working kids!

      2023 Stark County Fair Theme

      Posted: Mar 8, 2023

      2023 Stark County Junior Fair Theme

      Horse Projects

      Posted: Mar 8, 2023

      HORSE PROJECTS:

      2023 Ohio 4-H EQUISTEP Horse Safety & Ethics Program

      REQUIRED for Stark County 4-H Horse Members

      All Stark County 4-H Horse Members must complete the 2023 EquiStep Horse Program by April 30, 2023.

      Every Stark County 4-H Horse Member must enroll in AND complete the course at, no group completion accepted, individual only: https://cfaesosu.catalog.instructure.com/.../equistep-2023

      David Crawford will get a list of Stark County 4-H Horse Members who complete the course and share with Stark County JF Fair Horse Committee. Members may complete course at your convenience, any time of day or week, unless site is down for periodic updates.

      Stark County 4-H Horse Youth MUST Complete by: April 30, 2023.

      This will be the Stark County 4-H Horse Safety & Ethics annual required program for completion by every 4-H Horse Project Member.

      #4HHorses #Horseprojects #QualityAssurance #Safety #Ethics

      2023 Project Rules

      Posted: Feb 28, 2023


      Access all your project rules here:

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Beef Breeding Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Market Beef Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Dairy Beef Feeder Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Dairy Female Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Dairy Cheese Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Dairy Steer Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Dairy & Market Goat Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Pygmy Project Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Poultry Project Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Cavy Project Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Horse Project Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Sheep Project Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Swine Project Rules

      download Created with Sketch. 2023 Rabbit Project Rules

      Rules Announcement

      Posted: Nov 16, 2022

      Project Rules are being edited and will be posted soon.

      Beef and Dairy Steer rules will be posted first.

      Keep an eye on the project pages for those files.

      2023 Outstanding Youth/Royalty Application - Junior Fair

      Posted: Apr 12, 2022

      Don't miss the deadline for the 2023 Outstanding Youth/Royalty Contest!

      Open to all Stark County Youth, ages 15-20 as of January 1, 2023 who are current members of a youth organization represented at the Stark County Junior Fair. Interviews will be conducted in August.
      (You will be notified of the time and location)

      Deadline for application is July 1, 2023.

      download Created with Sketch. Stark County Outstanding Youth/Royalty Application