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hat’s everyone so excited about? They’re excited about er... well, the excitement - the excitement coming to the Putnam County Fair, June 18-23. Indeed, “More excitement than EVER!” awaits in Ottawa triggered by a rejuvenated, reinvented, reinvigorated, exhilarating entertainment extravaganza! Yeah! That’s a mouthful. But it’s just a taste of “What’s cookin’?” at the 2012 fair - a virtual main course of enticing entertainment. Speaking of enticement, have you ever looked an elephant in the eye or the trunk for that matter? You can at the all new Elephant Encounter staged in a tropical setting. “Kids” of all ages are in for “tons of fun” as they get up close and perhaps personal with a 9000 pound magniﬁcent monstrosity of a mammal. Meetings with the wild in the “wild” continue in the one-of-a-kind Jungle Island Petting Zoo. It really is a jungle in there! Confront exotic creatures of all species - some you’ve never heard of - and live to tell about it. You will have plenty to say! And there’s plenty more to excite at the 2012 Putnam County Fair. Grandstand entertainment will be nothing less than grand. Figure 8 Racing ﬁgures to be a big hit. Cars and trucks will be at high speed and on course or “off course” as the case may be. The demolition derbies promise “high impact” excitement of their own. Vehicles get crinkled and wrinkled. Drivers get jarred and jolted. It’s a virtual deluge of destruction! The Grandstand is transformed into a bandstand for the ever popular High School Band Spectacular prefaced by the annual tribute to our Armed Forces. Soldiers both past and present are saluted for their sacriﬁce and service in a devotional and emotional tribute to all Veterans. March on! You may have to defend yourself though when WAR Wrestling comes back to town. This brand of “Action at the Arches” doesn’t just talk smack, it delivers smack! Get up close but stay back! The excitement is nonstop. You’ll have to stop and see The Caboodlestoppers. Watch them strolling on the midway or catch their act on the main stage. They’ll catch your attention with headturning, jaw-dropping,sky high crazy, wildly wacky out-ofthis world entertainment. It’s a gusher of goofy fun for all! Good tunes and great times will ﬂow from the Entertainment Tent. Gyrate to the vibes of Nashville Crush, Polly Mae, Bekah Bradley and more! While the music shakes up the airways, we’ll light up the skyways. All new ﬁreworks punctuate the fair with a bold exclamation point. Experience the low-proﬁle, highly dynamic illustrious illumination. You have to see ‘em to believe ‘em! And you have to see us to see them... these ﬁreworks are only visible on the fairgrounds! Get on the grounds and into “More excitement than EVER!” at the 2012 Putnam County Fair, June 18-23 in Ottawa. The Arches call one and all! Don Verhoff, President For the Directors, Secretary and Staff Putnam County Agricultural Society
ON THE COVER A vibrant, luminous midway brightens the “fairscape” after dark. The midway continues as a staple of entertainment garnished with varied delectable edibles to create a hub of excitement!
The Board of Directors of the Putnam County Agricultural Society acknowledges the many contributions to the 2012 Fair. Thank you to the various retailers, merchants, businesses, corporations and individuals who provide vital support through equipment, sponsorships and/or advertisements. We urge you to support them in return. The cooperation and commitment of the County Commissioners and all State and Local Ofﬁcials including police, ﬁre and emergency responders is most appreciated. We are also very grateful for the hard work and dedication of the County Garage, 4-H Extension Service, Junior Fairboard, 4-H and FFA advisors and the countless, selﬂess volunteers. The 157th Putnam County Fair renews a tradition of service and spirit of giving to honor our heritage, showcase our youth and promote our community. Enjoy the fair...your fair!
His corn and his cattle were his only care, his supreme delight, the Ottawa fair.
Our youth and our community are our greatest care, with a rich agricultural heritage, this is the Putnam County Fair.
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ADMISSION One Day Admission at Gate Adult, age 13 and over.................$5.00 Children, age 12 and under......... FREE Does not include any rides Season Pass.............................$20.00 Purchased at Secretaryâ€™s Office Allows entrance every day of fair No voting rights Does not include any rides Membership Pass.....................$20.00 Purchased at Secretaryâ€™s Office Must be resident of Putnam County Allows entrance every day of fair Right to vote for Board of Directors Does not include any rides NO REFUNDS FOR GATE ADMISSION OR RIDE TICKETS
COMMUNICATIONS Putnam County Fair Office 1490 E. Second St. PO Box 47 Ottawa OH 45875 Phone: 419-523-4628 Fax: 419-523-9552 Email: email@example.com Website: www.putnamcountyfair.com
OFFICE HOURS Regular Hours - Tuesday 10am - 4pm Special Hours for June shown below.
PLAN NOW FOR THE 2013 Putnam County Fair June 24 -29
Term Expires 2012 Gary Ordway, Palmer Township Jetta Wildermuth, Monroe Township Marge Knueven, Monterey Township Doug Meyer, Jennings Township Alan Wrasman, District IV Matt Wiechart, District V Term Expires 2013 Dennis Schroeder, Greensburg Township Gary Erhart, Union Township Kevin Warniment, District II Ben Niese, Ottawa Township Philip Verhoff, Blanchard Township Matt Maag, Pleasant Township Maurice Miller, Sugar Creek Township Term Expires 2014 Eleanor Risser, Riley Township Jay Beckman, Van Buren Township Nathan Meyer, Jackson Township Don Verhoff, District III Garry Kleman, Liberty Township Kelly Coble, Perry Township
DISCLAIMER The Putnam County Fair Board and the Putnam County Commissioners will take every precaution in their power for the safe preservation of livestock and articles on exhibition after their arrival and arrangement upon the fairgrounds. However, above parties will not be responsible for damage to exhibits or livestock by fire, water, windstorm or any act of God, nor does the Board assume any liability for loss by thefts or accidents, to persons or property. The Board will not be responsible for any errors or omissions in this premium book. Board reserves right to rule on all questions not covered by rules, and to interpret the rules herein published. Disregard for rules will forfeit pay and premiums if board so determines. The fair board reserves the right to make any additions or deletions to the schedule of events for the benefit of the fair. Any announcements made during the fair will take precedent over material printed, and in this book. Decisions of the fair board are final. No refunds for gate admissions or ride bands.
The Putnam County Fairgrounds has been designated as a pedestrian campus only for the safety of our patrons and exhibitors. No vehicles of any kind allowed on grounds during fair hours. Patron and cargo shuttle service available for our guests convenience.
No pets or animals allowed on the fairgrounds except those participating in Fair Board authorized exhibits and/or competitions. This rule does not apply to service dogs or law enforcement canine units.
Ohio Revised Code Chapters 4301, 4303 and 4399 prohibit the carry in or carry out of alcoholic beverages. This includes, but is not limited to all entertainment events and parking areas.
No person shall be permitted to make solicitations of any nature on the fairgrounds except in designated available
contracted concession or commercial rented spaces. This applies to, but is not limited to, any religious, political or other special interest groups.
No person will be permitted to post or display signs, distribute handbills or advertising material or sell or distribute free, any merchandise, except persons under contract.
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The Putnam County Agricultural Society assumes no responsibility for damage to or loss of parked vehicles or personal property contained within parked vehicles.
No obscene pictures, immoral shows, vulgar language, intoxicated persons or degrading conduct permitted on grounds. Board reserves the right to suspend any rules herein, or take any action it may deem necessary to protect the best interests of the Fair and the public.
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GARY WIECHART 1949-2011
The 2012 edition of the Putnam County Fair Program and Premium Schedule is dedicated in memory of the late Ray Prowant of Durant Amusements and and the late Gary Wiechart, former Fair Director. The Putnam County Agricultural Society recognizes their legacy of service to the success of the Putnam County Fair.
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Serving Since 1998
Serving Since 2008
Serving Since 2005
Serving Since 1997
Eleanor Risser Serving Since 1982
Serving Since 2002
Garry Kleman Serving Since 1994
Marge Knueven Serving Since 2004
Serving Since 2011
Serving Since 1996
Serving Since 2004
Serving Since 2011
Dennis Schroeder Serving Since 1998
Serving Since 2005
Kevin Warniment Serving Since 2011
Alan Wrasman Serving Since 2001
Serving Since 2009
Jetta Wildermuth Serving Since 2011
Matt Wiechart Serving Since 2010
Nathan Meyer Serving Since 2012
Mike â€œSpankyâ€? Greer Courtesy Shuttle
Katie Schnipke Fair Photographer
Committees 2012 FAIR
Committees are appointed annually by the President, Vice-President and Treasurer in accordance with Article III, Section 2 of the By Laws. Committees are comprised of but not limited to Directors of the Putnam County Agricultural Society. Occasionally, at the discretion of the Board, an auxiliary committee member from outside the board may be appointed based on an individualâ€™s expertise and experience as well as the fairâ€™s needs. Committee chairpersons however must be current or past directors and/or officers even though primary management and operation may be delegated to a qualified individual from outside the board. The following list contains the Committees for the 2012 Fiscal year and 2012 Fair Planning, Organization and Operation.
GENERAL MANAGEMENT Buildings & Grounds Maurice Miller* Alan Wrasman* Gary Ordway Denny Schroeder Nathan Meyer Gary Erhart Eleanor Risser Don Verhoff Executive President Vice-President Treasurer Eleanor Risser Gary Erhart Matt Maag Alan Wrasman Fairbook Marge Knueven* Eleanor Risser Matt Maag Don Verhoff Peg Kruse David Hand Kelly Coble Fiscal & Finance Gary Ordway* Peg Kruse* Eleanor Risser Gary Erhart Alan Wrasman Historical Records Eleanor Risser* Marge Knueven Matt Maag Don Verhoff Peg Kruse David Hand Kelly Coble
Promotion & Advertising Don Verhoff* Peg Kruse David Hand Marge Knueven Alan Wrasman Kelly Coble Nathan Meyer Public Relations Don Verhoff* Gary Erhart Gary Ordway Eleanor Risser Kelly Coble Restrooms Eleanor Risser* John Freund Denny Kuhlman Security & Safety Phil Verhoff* Doug Meyer Maurice Miller Kevin Warniment Ben Niese Speed Horse Stables Doug Meyer* Matt Maag Eleanor Risser Denny Kuhlman Don Verhoff Sponsorship Peg Kruse* David Hand Don Verhoff Marge Knueven Matt Maag Jay Beckman Alan Wrasman Kelly Coble Gary Ordway
Antiques Jetta Wildermuth* Gary Ordway Garry Kleman Marge Knueven Beef Matt Wiechart* Dennis Schroeder* Maurice Miller Matt Maag, Kelly Coble Culinary, Floral & Needlework Marge Knueven* Eleanor Risser Jetta Wildermuth Fine Arts & Crafts Jettta WIldermuth* Gary Ordway Marge Knueven Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables Jetta Wildermuth* Marge Knueven Jr. & Sr. Fair Exhibits Don Verhoff* Matt Wiechart Jay Beckman Kelly Coble Doug Meyer Garry Kleman Maurice Miller Denny Schroeder 4-H Extension Agent Junior Horse & Pony Denny Schroeder* Matt Maag* Don Verhoff Phil Verhoff Jetta Wildermuth Merchants Displays Gary Ordway* Don Verhoff Marge Knueven Jetta Wildermuth Poultry & Rabbits Garry Kleman* Jetta Wildermuth* Denny Schroeder Phil Verhoff Nathan Meyer Sheep & Goats Doug Meyer* Matt Wiechart Matt Maag, Nathan Meyer Swine Jay Beckman* Phil Verhoff, Ben Niese Kelly Coble Maurice Miller Denny Schroeder
Banner Placement David Hand* Don Verhoff Ben Niese Peg Kruse Jetta Wildermuth Concession Camping Gary Erhart* Alan Wrasman Phil Verhoff Maurice Miller Concessions Gary Erhart* Alan Wrasman* Phil Verhoff Maurice Miller Nathan Meyer Kevin Warniment Gates & Parking Alan Wrasman* Doug Meyer* Gary Ordway Eleanor Risser Gary Erhart Peg Kruse Don Verhoff Ben Niese Kevin Warniment Go Kart Track Gary Ordway* Don Verhoff Denny Kuhlman Grandstand Operations Phil Verhoff* Matt Maag* Don Verhoff Kevin Warniment Garry Kleman Gary Ordway Junior Fair Camping Phil Verhoff* Matt Maag Maurice Miller Kevin Warniment Manure Disposal Maurice Miller* Jay Beckman Doug Meyer Nathan Meyer Matt Wiechart Ben Niese Denny Kuhlman Speed Park Track Doug Meyer* Alan Wrasman Matt Wiechart
Events Arches Plaza & Entertainment Tent Gary Ordway* Maurice Miller* Don Verhoff Peg Kruse Nathan Meyer Baked Goods Auction Marge Knueven* Eleanor Risser Garry Kleman Don Verhoff Jetta Wildermuth Kelly Coble Band Show Denny Schroeder* Eleanor Risser* Maurice Miller Garry Kleman Jetta Wildermuth Car Demolition Derby Jay Beckman* Ben Niese* Kevin Warniment* Gary Erhart Alan Wrasman Matt Maag Matt Wiechart Grandstand Attractions Matt Maag* Phil Verhoff* Alan Wrasman Eleanor Risser Junior Fair Livestock Sale Denny Schroeder* Maurice Miller* Kelly Coble Jay Beckman Matt Wiechart Doug Meyer Denny Kuhlman Garry Kleman Don Verhoff Kiddie Tractor Pull Garry Kleman* Jetta Wildermuth* Kevin Warniment
Kids Day Activities Matt Maag* Marge Knueven David Hand Jetta Wildermuth Kelly Coble Peg Kruse Jay Beckman Little Miss & Mister Contest Kelly Coble* Eleanor Risser Garry Kleman Marge Knueven Jetta Wildermuth Parade Eleanor Risser* Don Verhoff* Kelly Coble Garry Kleman Gary Ordway Denny Schroeder Marge Knueven Matt Maag Jetta Wildermuth Senior Citizens Activities Eleanor Risser* Jetta Wildermuth Kelly Coble Speed Races Eleanor Risser* Garry Kleman Don Verhoff Ben Niese Truck & Lawn Mower Derby Matt Maag* Maurice Miller* Marge Knueven Phil Verhoff Eleanor Risser Kevin Warniment Wood Car Races Jetta Wildermuth* John Freund Eleanor Risser Kelly Coble
* Denotes Chairperson
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Schedule of Events 17 FRIDAY, JUNE 15 9:00 AM Fair Office Opens 6:00 PM All Open Class entries close 6:00 PM Fair Office Closes SATURDAY, SATURDAY, JUNE JUNE 16 16 7:00 - 10:00 AM Race Horse Entries (Speed Office) 9:00 AM Fair Office Opens 3:00 PM Jr. Fair Dog Show (Main Show Arena) 6:00 PM Parade Forms by Rite Aid 7:00 PM Fair Parade After Parade Silent Auction Setup 8:00 PM Fair Office Closes SUNDAY, JUNE JUNE 17 17 SUNDAY, 7:00 - 10:00 AM Race Horse Entries (Speed Office) 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Animals come into fairgrounds 10:00 AM Fair Office Opens 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 4-H & FFA Booth Setup/ Advisors put up club placing ribbons in booths (Jr. Fair Building) 12:00 - 6:00 PM Culinary, Needlework, Antiques, Art & Agriculture entries to Merchant’s Building 1:00 PM Jr. Fair Office Opens 6:00 PM All Livestock To Be In Place 6:00 PM Steer Weigh-In 6:00 PM Feeder Calf Weigh-In 7:00 PM Goat & Sheep Weigh-In 7:00 PM Rabbit Weigh-In 7:30 PM Poultry Weigh-In 8:00 PM Hog Weigh-In 9:00 PM Fair Office Closes MONDAY, MONDAY, JUNE JUNE 18 18 Veteran’s Day Senior Citizen Day All veterans admitted FREE all day All seniors 62 and over admitted free all day Sponsored by: Ottawa Ordnance 7:00 AM Gates Open 8:00 AM Jr. Fair Office Opens 8:30 AM Jr. Fair Rabbit Judging Showmanship (Poultry/Rabbit Show Arena) 9:00 AM Fair Office Opens
9:00 AM 7:00 AM Jr. Fair Horse/Pony Showmanship & Gates Open Performance Classes 8:00 AM 9:30 AM Jr. Fair Office Opens Jr. Fair Goat Judging/Showmanship 8:30 AM (Main Show Arena) Jr. Fair Feeder Calf Judging/ 10:00 AM Showmanship (Main Show Arena) Ragtime Rick & the 9:00 AM Chefs of Dixiland Fair Office Opens/ (Entertainment Tent) Speed Office Opens 11:00 AM 10:00 AM Chainsaw Carving Garden Club Flower Show 12:00 PM Judging Opening Ceremony (Plaza Area) (Merchant Building) 1:00 PM 11:00 AM Barnyard Express Cloverbud Recognition Ceremony (Entertainment Tent) (Jr. Fair Building) 1:00 PM 11:00 AM Master gardener Program Chainsaw Carving (Merchant’s Building) 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 2:00 PM Early Childhood Science Activities New Outlook Bluegrass Band (Entertainment Tent) (Entertainment Tent) 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 2:00 PM STEM activities Caboodlestoppers (Entertainment Tent) 2:00 PM 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Chainsaw Carving Kelly Tumblin Book Signing 3:00 PM (Entertainment Tent) Barnyard Express 12:00 PM (Entertainment Tent) Little Wood Car Derby 4:00 PM (Jr. Fair Building) Caboodlestoppers 1:00 PM 4:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) Jr. Fair Sheep Judging/ 1:30 PM Showmanship Kiddie Tractor Pull (Jr. Fair Building) (Main Show Arena) 2:00 PM 5:00 PM Caboodlestoppers Baked Goods Auction 2:00 PM (Plaza Area) Chainsaw Carving 5:00 PM 2:00 - 3:00 PM Barnyard Express Ronald McDonald (Entertainment Tent) (Entertainment Tent) 3:00 PM 5:00 - 9:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) Antique Tractor Show 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM “Action at the Arches” Children Choosing Christ 6:00 PM “Dinosaur Day” (Entertainment Tent) Chainsaw Carving 4:00 PM 6:00 PM Caboodlestoppers Caboodlestoppers 4:00 PM 6:30 PM Kids Day Ends Veterans Tribute (Grandstand) 4:00 PM 7:00 PM Bicycle Give Away (Grandstand) King & Queen Coronation 4:30 PM (Grandstand) Elephant Encounter 7:00 PM 5:00 PM New Outlook Bluegrass Band Harness Racing (Grandstand) (Entertainment Tent) 5:00 PM 7:15 PM Barnyard Express Marching Band Spectacular (Entertainment Express) (Grandstand) 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM 7:30 PM GM Powertrain Display Elephant Encounter “Action at the Arches” 9:00 PM 5:30 PM Fair Office Closes Little Mister & Miss 11:00 PM Putnam County Fair Fairgrounds Closes (Entertainment Tent) 5:30 PM TUESDAY, JUNE 19 Kid’s Day Jr. Fair Steer Judging/ All children 16 and under Showmanship free until 4:00 PM (Main Show Arena) Sponsored by: FOX Lima and 6:00 PM Durant Amusements Chainsaw Carving
6:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 6:30 PM Stick Horse Show (Horse Show Arena) 7:00 PM 4-H Style Revue Show (Jr. Fair Building) 7:30 PM Elephant Encounter 7:30 PM Open Class Steer Bred & Fed Show (Main Show Arena) 9:00 PM Fair Office Closes 11:00 PM Fairgrounds Closes WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 Community Day Sponsored by: The Lima News and The Putnam Voice Carload Night Bring carload for $20 5pm til closing - Gate 4 Only 7:00 AM Gates Open 8:00 AM Jr. Fair Office Opens 8:30 AM Jr. Fair Swine Judging/ Showmanship (Main Show Arena) 8:30 AM Jr. Fair Poultry/Fowl Judging/ Showmanship (Poultry/Rabbit Show Arena) 9:00 AM Fair Office Opens/ Speed Office Opens 11:00 AM Chainsaw Carving 12:00 PM Jr. Fair Horse Performance Class (Horse Show Arena) 12:00 - 8:00 PM Open Class Dairy Cattle arrive on fairgrounds 1:00 PM Jr. Fair Versatility Horse Show (Horse Show Arena) 1:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 2:00 PM Chainsaw Carving 2:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 3:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 3:00 PM Open Class Goat Bred & Fed Show (Main Show Arena) 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Dance Spectacular (Entertainment Tent) 4:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 4:30 PM Elephant Encounter 5:00 PM Harness Racing (Grandstand) 5:00 PM Projects on Parade (Jr. Fair Building)
Schedule of Events 5:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 5:00 - 9:00 PM Racing Review “Action at the Arches” 5:30 PM 4-H Wood Car Race (Poultry/Rabbit Show Arena) 6:00 PM Chainsaw Carving 6:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 6:30 PM Decorated Equine & Freestyle Reining (Horse Show Arena) 7:00 PM Decorated Animal Contest (Main Show Arena) 7:30 PM Elephant Encounter 7:30 PM Feeder Calf Auction (ESC) 8:00 PM Talent Night with Exploit (Entertainment Tent) 8:00 PM Barn Games (Main Show Arena) 9:00 PM Fair Office Closes 11:00 PM Fairgrounds Closes THURSDAY, JUNE 21 Industrial Day Sponsored by: Pro-Tec Coating Co. 7:00 AM Gates Open 8:00 AM Jr. Fair Office Opens 9:00 AM Fair Office Opens 9:00 AM SMALL ANIMAL SALE *Sale Order: Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Goats, (Main Show Arena) 10:00 AM Open Class Flower Show Judging (Merchant Building) 10:00 AM Beginner Flower Show Judging (Merchant Building) 11:00 AM Chainsaw Carving 1:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 2:00 PM Open Class Dairy Judging (Main Show Arena) 2:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 2:00 PM Chainsaw Carving 2:30 PM Jr. Fair Dairy Judging (Main Show Arena) 3:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 4:00 PM Caboodlestoppers
4:00 PM Beef Obstacle Course (Main Show Arena) 15 Minutes After *Sheep & Goat Obstacle Course 4:30 PM Elephant Encounter 5:00 PM Go-Kart Races (Putnam Speed Park) 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Ottawa Chevrolet “Action at the Arches” 5:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 6:00 PM Chainsaw Carving 6:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 6:00 PM Jr. Fair Versatility Horse Show (Horse Show Arena) 6:00 PM Open Class Feeder Calf Show (Main Show Arena) 7:30 PM Elephant Encounter 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Polly Mae (Entertainment Tent) 9:00 PM Fair Office Closes Midnight Fairgrounds Closes FRIDAY, FRIDAY, JUNE JUNE 22 22 Ag Day Sponsored by: Crop Production Services 7:00 AM Gates Open 8:00 AM Jr. Fair Office Opens 8:30 AM LARGE ANIMAL SALE (Main Show Arena) *Sale Order: Gallon Milk, Steers, Hogs, Feeder Calves 9:00 AM Fair Office Opens 11:00 AM Chainsaw Carving 12:00 PM Jr. Fair Horse Performance Classes Continued (Horse Show Arena) 1:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 2:00 PM Chainsaw Carving 2:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 3:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 4:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 4:00 - 8:00 PM Open Class Breeding Animals arrive on grounds 4:30 PM Show of Showmen Contest (Main Show Arena)
4:30 PM Elephant Encounter 5:00 PM Jr. Fair Horse Contest Classes (Horse Show Arena) 5:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Kelly Tumblin Book Signing (Plaza Arena) 6:00 PM Chainsaw Carving 6:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 7:00 PM Old Timers Horse Show (Horse Show Arena) 7:00 PM Figure 8 Race,Truck & Lawnmower Demo Derby (Grandstand) 7:00 PM W.A.R. Wrestling “Action at the Arches” 7:30 PM Elephant Encounter 7:30 PM Open Class Sheep Jackpot Show (Main Show Arena) 8:00 PM Bekah Bradley Band (Entertainment Tent) 9:00 PM Fair Office Closes Midnight Fairgrounds Closes SATURDAY, JUNE 23 Family Day Sponsored by: St. Rita’s Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center 7:00 AM Gates Open 8:00 - 9:30 AM Open Class Swine Weigh-In 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM All Open Class Cattle arrive on grounds 10:00 AM Open Class Swine Show (Main Show Arena) 9:00 AM Jr. Fair Office Opens 9:00 AM Fair Office Opens 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Election of Fair Directors (First Aid Area under Grandstand) 11:00 AM Chainsaw Carving 12:00 - 2:00 PM Children Choosing Christ “Dinosaur Dig” (Entertainment Tent) 1:00 PM Lawn Mower Races (Grandstand) 1:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 1:00 PM Jr. Fair Horse Awards Program (Horse Show Arena)
1:30 PM Elephant Encounter 2:00 PM Chainsaw Carving 2:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 2:30 - 3:30 PM Open Class Steer Weigh-In 2:30 - 5:30 PM The Church of the Good Shepherd Band (Entertainment Ten) 3:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 3:30 PM Open Class Beef Breeding Show (Main Show Arena) 4:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 4:30 PM Elephant Encounter 5:00 PM Open Class Steer Show (Main Show Arena) 5:00 PM W.A.R. Wrestling “Action at the Arches” 5:00 PM Barnyard Express (Entertainment Tent) 6:00 PM Chainsaw Carving 6:00 PM Caboodlestoppers 6:15 PM W.A.R. Wrestling Meet & Greet “Action at the Arches” 7:00 PM Car Demo Derby Lawnmower Derby (Grandstands) 7:00 PM W.A.R. Wrestling “Action at the Arches” 7:00 PM Silent Auction Closes (Jr. Fair Building) 7:30 PM Elephant Encounter 9:00 PM - Midnight Nashville Crush (Entertainment Tent) 9:00 - Midnight Midway Mania (All you can ride for $7.00) 9:00 PM Fair Office Closes 10:00 PM Fireworks - Low Profile Midnight 2012 Fair Ends SUNDAY, JUNE 24 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Animal Load Out Day & Clean Pens/Booth Clean-up 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Merchant Building Pickup/Booth Clean-up 9:00 AM Fair Office Opens 4:00 PM Fair Office Closes
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Fair Patron Shuttle Service Get from point A to point B, or for that matter, points C thru J (see Shuttle Stops key on opposite page) safely and at your convenience. The fairgrounds shuttle service features strategically placed bus stops throughout the grounds and parking areas. More courtesy carts will be available to transport patrons, exhibitors and cargo than in the past. The Putnam County Fairgrounds is a pedestrian campus for the safety of our guests!
Courteous - SAFE, EXPERIENCED, TRAINED DRIVERS - TEN BUS STOPS LOCATED THROUGHOUT Convenient THE GROUNDS AND PARKING AREAS Continuous - ALWAYS AVAILABLE DURING FAIR HOURS Complimentary - EVERYBODY RIDES FREE!
Mike, “Spanky” Greer, Shuttle Service Supervisor, and his capable staff await the opportunity to serve you at the 2012 Fair.
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1. Secretary’s Office 2. Sheriff’s Headquarters 3. Merchant’s Building 4. Junior Fair Exhibits 5. Entertainment Tent 6. Animal Shelter 7. Midway 7A. Outdoor Exhibits 7B. Sponsorship Way 8. PG Food Pavilion 9. Grandstand 10. Pari-Mutuel Building 11. Junior Fair Office 12. Junior Fair Shelter Area 13. North Swine Barn 14. Sheep & Goat Barn 15. Show Arena
15A. Junior Fair Headquarters 16. Beef Barn 17. Dairy Barn 18. South Swine Barn 19. Poultry & Rabbits Barn 20A. Open Class Livestock Barn 20B. Junior Fair Horse Barn 20C. Horse Arena Spectator Gallery 21. Horse Arena Judging Stand 22. Horse Arena 23. Jr. Fair Horse Barn 24. Jr. Fair Horse & Pony Barn 25. Storage 26. Fair Veterinary Office 27. Main Speed Barn/Speed Office 28. Speed Barn 29. Maintenance Facility
A - The Arches B - Clover Crossing C - Wheel & Deal Junction D - Meet-N-Eat E - Show-N-Go F - Hoof, Horn, Hare Crossing G - Mane Lane H - Back Track I - Bow Wow Bus Stop J - Save-A-Sole
Ohio Revised Code Chapters 4301, 4303 and 4399 prohibit the carry in or carry out of alcoholic beverages. This includes, but is not limited to all entertainment events and parking areas.
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Parade Information THEME Thrills! Squeals! Ferris Wheels! DATE Saturday June 16, 2012 7 pm
ROUTE Main Street Ottawa. Parade begins at Rite-Aid Pharmacy and goes east to fairgrounds. REVIEWING STAND All entries will be judged in front of County Courthouse in downtown Ottawa
Squeals! More Excitement Than EVER!
NAME OF ENTRY__________________________________________
ARRIVAL TIME All participants should arrive by 6 pm and register with parade officials for order assignment.
AWARDS $25 will be presented to the winner of each class courtesy of Everett Schmenk Insurance Agency
ENTRIES Please use form provided at right. Submit to Fair Office or bring to parade.
CONTACT PERSON:________________________________________ BRIEF COMMENTS FOR ANNOUNCER ________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ CATEGORY (please check one of the following) q Youth q Commercial q Marching q 4-H Club q Most Unique
THE EXCITEMENT BEGINS WITH THE FAIR PARADE GRAND MARSHALL
Glen Arnold Extension Education Agriculture and Natural Resources
The 2012 Putnam County Fair Parade salutes Glen Arnold’s years of service to the fair, to agriculture and to the citizens of Putnam County.
The Fan, Car & Driver “Get Together”
Wednesday, June 20 - 5 to 9 p.m. at the Arches Plaza Cars on display. Drivers on site. Hosted by Dwight Allen from Racing World on WFIN 1330 and Mike Maag, Double M Productions. All drivers and cars welcome!
Sprints • Stocks Karts • Modifieds Pulling Trucks Drags • Motorcross
LIFE IN THE
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Entertainment Tent Monday, June 18th 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM New Outlook Bluegrass Band 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM New Outlook Bluegrass Band
Tuesday, June 19th 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) Activities presented by Putnam County ESC. 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ronald McDonald 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Children Choosing Christ “Dinosaur Dig” 5:30 PM Little Mister & Miss Putnam County Fair
Wednesday, June 20th
Putnam County ESC
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM - First Annual Dance Spectacular! 3:30 The Dance Center 4:00 Pam’s School of Dance 4:30 Cindy’s Tap on Wood Studio of Dance 5:00 Tannis’ School of Dance 5:30 The Performing Arts Center 6:00 Center Stage Dance Academy 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM First Annual Putnam County Talent with Exploit featuring Sammy Ricker, Stephanie Spitnale, Abby Springfield, Tyler Badertscher, Matt Bowers, The New Beginning... Tony Springfield
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FREE WITH FAIR ADMISSION ALL WEEK.
More Excitement Than EVER!
Thursday, June 21st 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Polly Mae is a sister duo - one being a little rockin country and the other a soulful sound for a unique blend of family harmonies.
Friday, June 22nd 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Bekah Bradley is a pop country artist with a natural country tone that is instantly recognizable. She writes music about people in her life and the trials she has experienced.
Saturday, June 23rd
9:00 PM - MIDNIGHT Nashville Crush is a balanced fusion of Country and Rock provided by some of the best musicians in the business.
, s e n u good t great times!
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General Motors Deﬁance Casting Operations and UAW Local 211 are proud to be a part of this year’s Putnam County Fair as we have a long history of employing many Putnam County residents. Our strong commitment to casting quality iron engine blocks, head and crankshafts, as well as aluminum engine blocks and heads can be traced back many generations. From the time when our plant opened in 1948 to the present, our foundry has seen vast changes, but our “can-do” work ethic has remained the same. We remain committed “To be the casting supplier for the world” and our focus on providing a safe working environment and working together to help General Motors build the world’s best vehicles has always been and will always be our goal. The Putnam County Fair has invited us to participate and showcase our exciting new vehicles, and we invite you to get behind the wheel of a new Chevy, Buick, GMC or Cadillac. Your
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family and neighbors play a big part in GM’s success, and we are proud to have so many dedicated workers living in and around Putnam County. Enjoy the tradition that the Fair brings and appreciate the heritage that the Fair has to offer. As GM builds momentum on the way to gain market share and returns to proﬁtability, we realize that people really do make the difference, and within our foundry we recognize that world class quality castings starts with a world class labor force. General Motors has committed to invest over $300 million at Deﬁance Casting Operations in the new generation of fuel efﬁcient engines. We are excited to be a part of the Putnam County Fair, and we hope you will share our enthusiasm by test driving one of our new vehicles at a local GM dealership near you. Test Drive a GM Vehicle; Help the Red Cross This year, Deﬁance Casting Operations in Deﬁance and UAW Local 211 proudly announce a great opportunity to help the Red Cross when you take a test drive in an exciting new GM vehicle. Local dealerships have partnered for this cause and the Deﬁance GM plant will donate $5 for every test drive that takes place at the fairgrounds during this year’s Putnam County Fair. Properly licensed drivers, 21 and older, can participate to help a
See “What’s Ahead?” for those who enjoy getting “Behind The Wheel!”
Tuesday, June 19th Arches Plaza 5-9 pm
great cause while test driving some of GM’s hottest new vehicles. Times and dates may vary, and will be announced prior to the opening day of the fair. Feel the excitement, get behind the wheel of an American-made GM vehicle, and help the Red Cross so they may help others. Deﬁance Casting Operations to Display Engines and Crankshafts Deﬁance Casting Operations is proud to display an educational exhibition of sand core, rough engine blocks and pre-machined engine blocks in the Merchant’s Building this year at the Putnam County Fair. See how engine blocks are cast using sand core packages, and see how the motor in your GM vehicle looks right after it emerged out of the green sand molding process The foundry process is a unique part of General Motors, and our display will demonstrate how old-school expertise meets modern technology while providing good-paying jobs that support communities in Northwest Ohio. The pride of the workers at the Deﬁance plant rings true as this display will also feature an array of personal safety equipment and foundry tools.
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LOW PROFILE FORMAT
More Excitement Than EVER!
SATURDAY JUNE 23 10:00 PM
Only visible from within the fairgrounds. Free with gate admission.
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More Excitement Than EVER!
IN A TROPICAL SETTING! Continuous encounters everyday throughout the entire fair Monday - 7:30 pm Tuesday - 4:30 & 7:30 pm Wednesday - 4:30 & 7:30 pm Thursday - 4:30 & 7:30 pm Friday - 4:30 & 7:30 pm Saturday - 3 Times - 1:30, 4:30 & 7:30 pm
A different view than at the zoo. Not your routine circus act either.
Elephant Encounter is an educational and entertaining experience for the
entire family. No place will you see elephants like these! Experience the full force of each elephantâ€™s unique individual personality.
Cora is a 44 year old Asian elephant, weighing in at a whopping 9,000
pounds, while Shannon, the 17 year old African elephant tips the scale at 4,500 pounds. These magnificent creatures will excite, intrigue and alter your perceptions. Not circus elephants. Not zoo elephants. But family
elephants for your education and enjoyment! Donâ€™t miss the excitement!
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THE EXCITEMENT IS BACK
More Excitement Than EVER!
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Kid’s Day Activities on 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, age 16 and under i s s i m d A e Fre s Ride all you can for only $8 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm l a i c e p S e Rid er In a tropical setting t n u o c n E t Elephan rs Out of this world entertainment e p p o t s e l d o The Cabo oo See animals you never heard of Z g n i t t e P nd a l s I e l g n u J t s Putnam County’s finest kids e t n o C r e t s i s/M s i M e l t t i L Prizes and Surprises! d l a n o D c Ronald M 4:00 pm, Grandstand s y a w A e v Bicycle Gi d Live animal show r a y n r a B s ’ Farm John ll Ribbons awarded to all pullers u P r o t c a r Kiddie T Wood designed for speed y b r e D r a dC o o W e l t t i L by “Children Choosing Christ” g i D r u a Dinos bit Merchant’s Building i h x E n i a r Model T s r e t Merchant’s Building n i a P e c a F Clowns & l Merchant’s Building a t i c e R o n ia P s ’ n e r d l i Ch ty Entertainment Tent i v i t c A e c n cie S n O s d n Ha See fair schedule for exact times and more Kid’s Day events.
TUESDAY, JUNE 19TH, 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
More Excitement Than EVER!
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Veterans / Senior Citizens Day
Honoring those who have served our country. Acknowledging those who have built our community. VETERAN’S MEMORIAL SERVICE 6:30 PM, MONDAY, JUNE 18TH SPECIAL SENIOR CITIZENS PROGRAM ALL DAY IN THE ENTERTAINMENT TENT Priority shuttle service provided to Senior Citizens and Veterans courtesy of Putnam County Fair
FREE ADMISSION ALL DAY, MONDAY, JUNE 18
More Excitement Than EVER!
xperience an extremely entertaining and excitingly educational exotic animal adventure! Professional Care Numerous rare and unusual animals from around and Operation the world will be displayed. Observe, pet and feed by these unique “critters” at your leisure. Everyone has a front row seat! Young and old alike will get “hands on” exposure to animals usually only seen on television or in distant zoo enclosures. See and touch the cute and cuddly baby animals too. You can even help bottle feed them and get your picture taken as a memento. Have a “wildly” good time at this one-of-a-kind petting zoo!
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Little Wood Car Derby Tuesday, June 19, 2012 12:00 NOON in the Jr. Fair Building Three events - NO AGE LIMIT! Little Wood Car Show More Little Wood Car Race Excitement Than Outlaw Race Three prizes for each event! 1st place ribbon and $25.00 2nd place ribbon and $15.00 3rd place ribbon and $10.00
â€œFast and Fibrousâ€?
Little Wood Car Kits Courtesy of Bill Looser at Ottoville Lumber Company, Freund Farms & Pro-Tec
Car kits can be purchased in the fair office. They cost $2.00 and are available until Monday, June 18th 5:00 P.M. Cars must be made from these kits. One car kit per person. Anyone can enter. Adults need to purchase a $20.00 season ticket or an Ag Society membership. No entry fee for children under 12. 4-H members can enter with a 4-H pass. Event 1 - Little Wood Car Show All cars will be judged on workmanship and original design. Event 2 - Little Wood Car Race Cars must be made by shaping the wood block. No metal slugs or weights of any kind are allowed inside or outside of the car body. Small metal fasteners and small parts can be used in the design of the car. Do not change the axle length or deisgn of the wheels. The axles must be in the slots provided. These rules are made so the car will fit on the track and not damage it. Event 3 - Outlaw Race The original wood block must be used. Any kind of weights can be added on or in the car body. Cars used in Event 2 can be weighted and raced in Event 3 - Outlaw Race. SAFETY AND SIZE RESTRICTIONS - READ CAREFULLY Cars with weights added can measure no more than 2 1/2 inches wide, 3 1/2 inches high, or 6 1/2 inches long. Do not change the axle length or the design of the wheels. The axles must be in the slots provided. The underbody clearance can not be changed. Install all weights securely. These rules are made so the cars will fit on the track and not damage it.
Sky high crazy, out of this world!
More Excitement Than EVER!
3 Shows Daily - 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm The Caboodlestopper show is an energy packed,
ultimate Hip Hop Dance Off. Children get the chance
unique comedy event for the whole family. They are
to be the stars of the show by dressing up as pirates,
a close knit, talented family with a passion for
surfers or cowboys while rocking out to
great entertainment. Their shows include
their favorite songs. From toddlers to
everything from celebrity impersonations,
Grandparents, this show is a must see
choreographed dance routines and
for the entire family. Itâ€™s wacky,
hilarious original comedy skits to the
crazy, out-of-this-world fun!
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Barnyard Express More Excitement Than EVER!
The Barnyard Express is a mobile, educational farm center that visits fairs, festivals, events and school assemblies, giving humorous and educational farm animal shows. John Forshe, better known as Farmer John, studied farming operations at Iowa State University. John helped develop and manage the Domino’s Pizza Petting Farm for 6 years. During
this time he gave hundreds of animal shows helping thousands of children experience the farm. In 1993, John developed a mobile educational farm center entitled, Barnyard Express. The main attraction at the farm center is Farmer John’s live farm animal shows. The 25 minute show is educational, uses audience participation and is presented in an entertaining format.
Between scheduled shows, Farmer John drives his miniature tractor around the fairgrounds giving goat milking demonstrations and interacting with the children.
Everyday at 1:00, 3:00 & 5:00 pm FREE WITH FAIR ADMISSION
Get in on some really “sweet” deals!
Baked Goods A U C T I O N Monday, June 18 - 5 p.m. at the Arches Plaza Choose from Blue Ribbon Homemade Pies, Cakes, Breads, Cookies, etc. 2011 Buyers: 3-M Contractors, Sheriff Jim Beutler, Mel & Linda Borton, Ralph Burgei, Double M Productions, Nancy Erhart, Doug & Diane Fenbert, Fenbert Auction Services, Paul Ferguson, Brian Flores, Janice Fruend, John Fruend, Mike Gable, Tomas George, Don & Kathryn Herman, Alton & Wonda Kiene, Garry Kleman , Rose Kleman, LMT, Marge & Chuck Knueven, Leipsic Self Storage, Paul Lenhart, Dr. Jennifer Maag, Jim Maag, Matt Maag, Pam Maag, Dr. Brice Musser, Putnam County Fair Board, Mark & Ginny Recker, Eleanor Risser, Mark Roberts, Brayton Schmitz, Tim Schnipke, Schnipke Photography, Dale & Stacy Schulte, Karen Smith, Spitnale Concessions, Matt Stechschulte, Joanne Troyer, Verhoff & Company, Don Verhoff - Fair Board President, Kevin Warniment, Mary Ann Williams Thank You for your support. “How sweet it is!”
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See the Past in the Present. 2nd Annual
Antique Tractor Show Monday, June 18 - 5 to 9 p.m. at the Arches Plaza
The second annual Putnam County Fair Antique Tractor Show will be hosted by Vaun Wickerham, the Farm Director of WFIN, WKXA and THE FOX. Door prizes will be given away amidst an interesting evening of discussions on antique farm tractor history. This event is open to any and all tractor owners. We will accept the first thirty antique tractors entered. If you are interested in displaying your antique tractor please fill out the
application form below and mail it back to the Putnam County Fair as soon as possible. Antique tractor owners will receive free admission and can bring their tractors to the event starting at 1:00 p.m., the day of the show. Antique tractor owners should park in lot 4 and drive their tractors to the event using the drive on the west side of the Merchants Building. Fair Directors will be available for assistance. We hope to see you there!
Please Print: Name:__________________________ Date:__________________ Address:_______________________________________________ City:____________________________ County:________________ State:____________ Zip code:______________ Brand of Tractor:_________________________________________ Year of Tractor:____________
FREE HAT TO THE FIRST 30 TRACTOR OWNERS THAT REGISTER
Mail to: Putnam County Fair P.O. Box 47 Ottawa, OH 45875 419.523.4628 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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• ALLIS CHALMERS • CASE • FORD • INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER • JOHN DEERE •
ALLIS CHALMERS • CASE • FORD • INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER • JOHN DEERE • MASSEY FERGUSON • OLIVER
ALLIS CHALMERS • CASE • FORD • INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER • JOHN DEERE • MASSEY FERGUSON • OLIVER
• ALLIS CHALMERS • CASE • FORD • INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER • JOHN DEERE •
Kiddie Tractor Pull TUESDAY, JUNE 19TH, 1:30 PM, JR. FAIR BUILDING NO ENTRY FEE • OPEN TO KIDS AGE 12 AND UNDER
Five weight categories up to 110 lbs. Ribbons awarded to all participants! RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. Contestant must be able to pedal tractors without assistance. 2. Pedal tractors will be furnished for all participants. 3. All contestants must wear shoes. 4. All contestants will be given three chances to get the sled moving from the starting line. 5. The pulling tractor must stay between the lines of the pulling lane at all times. 6. If the tractor leaves the pulling lane, the distance will be measured from the starting line to the point where the tractor crossed the boundary. 7. In case of a tie, there will be a pull off to determine the winner. 8. There will be five classes of contestants as follows:
CLASS 1........................ CLASS 2....................... CLASS 3....................... CLASS 4....................... CLASS 5........................
25 TO 33 POUNDS 34 TO 45 POUNDS 46 TO 61 POUNDS 62 TO 82 POUNDS 83 TO 110 POUNDS
9. Both boys and girls are eligible to enter, age limit 12 years. 10. Prizes will be given to each winner. 11. The judge’s decision will be final for all pulls. 12. All contestants must be present by the time of pedal pull with a signed permission slip in hand. The required signature of a parent or guardian releases the Putnam County Agricultural Society and Fair Board members from any financial responsibility due to an accident. 13. Registration for the tractor pull will be one hour before pedal pull time. 14. Child must be accompanied by an adult or guardian at the time of registration. 15. Spectators need to stay in the stands. 16. For additional information, contact the Putnam County Agricultural Society.
Archbold Equipment Ottawa
H.G. Violet Equipment Delphos
TROPHY SPONSORS: Homier & Sons Inc. Continental
Northwest Tractor Co. Ottawa
Siefker Real Estate & Auction Co. Ottawa
Contestant’s Name___________________________________________________________ Weight__________________________ Address_________________________________________________________ Contestant Number_____________ _________________________________________________________ Parent’s Signature______________________________________________________________________
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Be prepared for
OHIO INDOOR KART SERIES Under the direction of Larry Boos
PUTNAM COUNTY FAIR
G -KART RACES More Excitement Than EVER!
THURSDAY JUNE 21 • GATES OPEN AT 4 pm • HOT LAPS 5 pm • RACING FOLLOWS Because of the generosity of our track sponsors PRO-TEC COATING and THE UNION BANK we invite you to come see the Kart Races at the Putnam Speed Park at the “Blanchard Bull Ring” on the west end of the horse race track. Due to liability issues, ALL SPECTATORS and PARTICIPANTS must sign a waiver sheet upon entry to the track. All race teams must enter at GATE 4 (west side of fairgrounds). We have extended the kart track this spring and we want everyone to come see the new improvements and the excitement that this kart track brings CLASS Kid Karts Rookie Jr. Stock Sr. Lite Sr. Heavy Outlaw Blue Clone
to Putnam County. So, at this time we want all of you to know that in 2012 there will be NO CHARGE for a PIT PASS at the Putnam County Fair GO-KART RACES. We want everyone to be able to afford to see the excitement and action of the “BLANCHARD BULL RING”. Everyone will need to sign a waiver of liability sheet and at that time you will receive a FREE PIT PASS. There will be bleacher seating for all spectators and golf cart transportation for anyone needing that, to and from the event.
Class Specifications AGE Ages 5-7; 50cc Comer Ages 8-12; purple restrictor (Flathead & Animal) Ages 12-15; gold restrictor (Flathead & Animal) Ages 15 & up; gold restrictor (Flathead & Animal) Ages 15 & up; gold restrictor (Flathead & Animal) Ages 12 & up Ages 12 & up; Spec 6.65 OHV;
Everyone will be required to pay a $5.00 gate admission to the fair. $25. 00 entry fee for kart racing participants. $150.00 to win in each class. 100% pay back DIVIDED BETWEEN ALL ENTRIES. WKA Engine Rules Apply. No Tire Brand Rules- Slick Tires Only. Mufflers required; excluding Outlaws. Kid Kart Racers receive trophies only. Entries will be taken the day of the race and this price will include pit passes after the waiver form is signed There will be bleacher seating for all spectators and all they need to do is pay gate admission to the fair, sign the waiver sheet and receive a pit pass at no charge and enjoy the excitement.
WEIGHT 250# 300# 330# 375# 335#
RAIN DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED
Fair Videos & Photos
The Excitement Lives On! Videos
Professionally produced DVDs will be offered for Monday’s, Friday’s and Saturday’s Grandstand Events. 2000 per DVD if ordered before or during the fair $
4000 per DVD if ordered after the fair. $
Prices include shipping and handling. To order in advance, complete form at right. Payment must accompany your order.
Photos Official fair photos available through Schnipke Photography, Katie Schnipke, Cloverdale, Ohio. Call 419-488-2924 or email at: pcfairpix@ schnipkephotography.com. This service is available to all exhibitors, competitors and fairgoers. Special requests and custom orders welcome.
NAME_____________________________________ ADDRESS:_________________________________ CITY:______________________ STATE:_________ ZIP:__________ PHONE (_____) _______________ Check DVDs requested @ $2000 q Monday - Veteran’s Tribute King & Queen Coronation, Band Show q Friday - Figure 8 Race, Truck and Lawnmower Demolition Derby q Saturday - Car Demolition Derby and Lawn Mower Demolition Derby Mail to: Putnam County Fair P.O. Box 47 Ottawa, OH 45875
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MARCHING BAND SPECTACULAR
Grandstand Events VETERAN’S TRIBUTE
Monday, June 18 • 7:15 PM
KING & QUEEN CORONATION
Monday, June 18 • 6:30 PM
Monday, June 18 • 7:00 PM
More Excitement Than EVER!
Saturday, June 23 • 10:00 PM Tuesday, June 19 • 5:00 PM Wednesday, June 20 • 5:00 PM
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LAWN MOWER RACES
Friday, June 22 • 7:00 PM
LAWN MOWER DEMO DERBY Saturday June 23 • 1:00 PM
TRUCK DEMO DERBY Friday, June 22 • 7:00 PM Saturday, June 23 • 7:00 PM
CAR DEMO DERBY
Friday, June 22 • 7:00 PM
Saturday June 23 • 7:00 PM
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DEMOLITION DERBY & FIGURE 8 RACE
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All rules and entry information available at www.putnamcountyfair.com Professionally produced DVDs will be available for purchase for these events. Prices are $20 if ordered before end of fair and $40 if ordered after fair. Premium pit side parking spots will be rented at $50 per vehicle for each event. Contact Directors Matt Maag and Maurice Miller. Space is limited. Beer will be sold in pit area. However no beer or alcohol may be carried in. Strictly enforced!
Excitement Every Day and Night on the Midway
Fantastic Fair Values Every Day! 12:00 noon - 5:30 pm - $10 5:30 pm to closing - $12
All Day Ride super value - $16
Kids Day Special Rate 11:00 am - 5:00 pm - $8 Tuesday, June 19th
Midway Mania Price Cut 9:00 pm to closing All U Can Ride for only $7, Saturday, June 23rd
Together for Fun
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hese pages are devoted to recognizing our sponsors. Thank you to the many retailers, merchants, businesses, corporations and individuals who provide funding so the fair can provide fun. Fun includes anything that contibutes to our exhibitor’s and patron’s enjoyable fair experience. Maybe it’s new and better entertainment. Perhaps it’s physical improvements. Or it could even be access to resources for a safer, more user-friendly fair. Whatever it is though, it’s not possible without our sponsors. We not only invite you, but urge you, to acknowledge and thank them as you have fun at the 2012 - 157th Annual Putnam County Fair. Our sponsors would appreciate your business just as we are grateful for their support! Don Verhoff President Putnam County Agricultural Society
DIAMOND SPONSORS Contributions Of $1500 Or More
Centurylink - Kid’s Day J Earl Belch Trust - Harness Races Ottawa Chevrolet - Fireworks PRO-TEC Coating Company Merchants Building; Antique Tractor Show Putnam County Sentinel/Delphos Herald - Fireworks Reineke Family Dealership - Beer Tent; Harness Races St. Rita’s Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center Family Day; High School Band Spectacular St. Rita’s Medical Center - Fireworks Superior Federal Credit Union - Fireworks The Lima News and The Putnam Voice - Community Day PLATINUM SPONSORS Contributions Of $1000 To $1499
Crop Production Services - Ag Day FOX Lima - Kid’s Day; Demolition Derby Ottawa Oil Company, Inc. - High School Band Spectacular Putnam Acres Care Center Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland P & G Pet Care - Iams Leipsic - Jungle Island Zoo The Meadows of OG, Leipsic, Kalida Polly Mae Band; New Outlook Bluegrass Band The Union Bank - Nashville Crush; Demolition Derby
GOLD SPONSORS Contributions Of $600 To $999
Farm Credit Services of Mid-America POET Biorefining - Leipsic Unverferth Manufacturing
“SPONSORS PROVIDE FUNDING SO THE FAIR CAN PROVIDE FUN.” SILVER SPONSORS Contributions Of $300 To $599
3-M Contractors Ag Credit, ACA Bunge North America Dale’s Concrete & Stamping LLC Drs. Bauer, Dible & Maag Durant Amusement First National Bank of Pandora George’s Garage & LP Gas Ennis - Leipsic Fawcett, Lammon, Recker Insurance First Federal Bank of Midwest Fiske Concessions
Five Star Ag, LLC Flag City Water Systems Michael A. Lammers for Commissioner Northwest Tractor/Findlay Implement Nichols Concessions PGT Trucking Rhodes State College TDS Telecom The Fort Jennings State Bank Vetter Lumber Whirlpool Corporation - Ottawa Division
BRONZE SPONSORS Contributions Of $100 To $299
Croy’s Mowing D4 Industries Fortman Insurance Services, Inc. Gary C. Grant Insurance Agency, Inc. Mike (Spanky) Greer Kalida Telephone Kahle & Verhoff Construction, LLC Kalmbach Feeds/Tribute Equine Nutrition Gary Ordway Ottawa Hearing Aid Center
Pandora Family Physicians, Inc. Remlinger Manufacturing Company Riley Creek Pharmacy Spitnale Concession Steel Technologies LLC The Sign Shack Verhoff & Company CPA Wetzel Motorcycle Club Woodland Acres Garden Center LLC
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Great things happen when we work together.
The safety of all fair participants and visitors is our utmost concern. We simply say thanks to the sundry of emergency responders including fire fighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, municipal police and sheriff officers who assist at the fair. Also thanks to the staff at the County Garage for handling the heavy work on grounds improvements.
Little Miss/Mister Contest Tuesday, June 19th 5:30 pm Entertainment Tent Open to any child living in Putnam County ages 2 to 5 but not yet in kindergarten.
Crowns and Sashes for King and Queen Ribbons awarded to every contestant To enter register on line at www.putnamcountyfair.com or on the grounds one hour prior to the event.
by Andy Kerns
See Chainsaw Carver Andy Kerns from Harner, West Virginia in action. Witness the transformation of wood from bare lumber to realistic renditions of your favorite figurines. Finished items will be for sale at the fair. Special requests are welcome!
BIG SHOWS EVERYDAY 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.
More Excitement Than EVER!
AN EXTRA â€œSHARPâ€? SHOW!
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Putnam County Officials Putnam County Commissioners
Auditor Robert L. Benroth (419) 523-6686
County Engineer Terrence R. Recker (419) 523-6931
Board of Elections Karen Lammers (419) 523-3343
Juvenile/Probate Court Judge Michael A. Borer (419) 523-3012
Columbus Grove Local School Robert Jennell
Clerk of Courts Teresa Lammers (419) 523-3110
Prosecutor Gary L. Lammers (419) 523-3600
County Commissioners John Love Travis Jerwers Vincent T. Schroeder (419) 523-3656
Recorder Cathy S. Recker (419) 523-6490
Common Pleas Court Randall L. Basinger (419) 523-6200 Municipal Court Judge Chad C. Niese (419) 523-3110 County Coroner Dr. Anna M. Horstman (419) 532-3952
Sheriff James R. Beutler (419) 523-3208 Treasurer Tracy Warnecke (419) 523-6588 Veterans Service Officer Joe Moenter (419) 523-4478
County Superintendent Jan Osborn
Continental Local School Gary Jones Ft. Jennings Local School Nick Langhals Kalida Local School Don Horstman Leipsic Local School Alice Dewar Miller City-New Cleveland Local School William Kreinbrink Ottawa-Glandorf Local School Kevin Brinkman Ottoville Local School Scott Mangas Pandora-Gilboa Local School Todd Schmutz
Putnam County Sheriff’s Office http://www.sheriffoff.com CRIME STOP: 419-523-3300
1-866-788-2676 PHONE: 419-523-3208
SHERIFF JAMES R. BEUTLER
Administrative Lieutenants — Sworn Officers Lt. Marvin A. Schwiebert, Investigation Division Lt. David E. Roney, Jail Division Lt. Brad A. Brubaker, Communications/911
Communications — Sworn/Civilian Officers
Gary Smith, Sgt. Anthony Recker, Sgt. Brian Siefker, Sgt. H. B. Nelson, Sgt.
Susan Williams, Supervisor Jolene Thornton Nancy Hovest Shawn Maag Laurie Schwarzman Sara Pedrosa Tonya Amstutz Heather Cole Brandon Barlage Dave Herring, pt Abbot Carder, pt Mike Schroth, pt Jenni Litten, pt
Road Patrol Deputies — Sworn Officers
Administrative Personnel — (Civilian Employees)
Road Patrol Sergeants — Sworn Officers
Mark A. Doster, Mark Brecht Charles Bishop, Kevin Siefker Richard Thornton, Randall Weller Gregory Westrick, Harry Berger
Investigations/Narcotics/ Sworn Officers
Roy A. Sargent, Investigator Todd Pingle, Deputy/Narcotics Terry L. Dockery, Jr., Deputy/Narcotics
Corrections Officers — Sworn/Civilian Officers
Clint D. Friemoth, Candi Biglow Christopher Slick, Shirley Busch Theresa Korte, Gary Warren Travis Mangas, Tim Kramer Heather Verhoff, Dawn Nelson Zebulin Dulle, Janice Baxter Craig McElwain, Brent Meyers Barb Altstaetter, Robert S. Winkle Bruce Meyers, Nick Beckman pt Shelby Roney, pt, Jordan Breece, pt Robert Fitzgerald III pt, Kristen Gerding pt Shalene Fry, pt, Michelle Gasser, pt Ariel Krendl, pt
Laura K. Huff, Administrative Assistant-Supervisor Melinda M. Kesler, Account Clerk Staci J. Schroeder, Records Clerk/Receptionist/Grant Coordinator Brandi Anspach, Corrections Clerk
Maintenance Tim Schnipke
Lisa A. Schroeder Mary Ann T. Calvelage Jenna Roney, part time Amy Westrick, part time
Part Time Nursing Staff Kathy Baird Diana Kottenbrock April Patino Amee Croy
Putnam County Sheriff’s Auxiliary Lee Rosengarten, Commander Scott Meyer, John Rodriguez Randy Trayer, Scott Corbin Larry Curl Jr., Mike Schroth Brian Lomeli, Darrin Verhoff Dave Hoffman, Kelly Iliff Alex J. Niese, Scott Crossgrove Brian Huff, Mark Spangler, Kyle Forney
ACTIVE PROGRAMS & SPECIAL SERVICES
• Code Red Weather Warning • Golf Cart Inspections • Crime Prevention Programs • Neighborhood Watch Program • Internet Safety • Safe Community Coalition • Parents Who Host, Lose the Most • Gun Safety Program • Community Policing Concept • Drug Task Force/ Drug Awareness Watch • Alternative Jail Programs • Seat Belt Programs • Crime Against Seniors Program • Detective Division/Drug Unit • Enhanced Patrol Division • Bike Patrol • Special Response Team/Dive Rescue • Youth Task Force • Central Dispatch for: - Emergency Medical Services - Fire Departments - Law Enforcement in Putnam County • Building Partnerships Initiative • Safe School/Healthy Students Core Group • Child I.D. Kits • Water Safety • Safety City • House/Business Watch • Sex Offender Registration Notification • Civilian Electronic Fingerprint Submissions • CCW License Issuance • Criminal Background Checks/Webcheck • Saving Minutes (Senior Data Base) • Victim Identification/Notification (VINE)
Ohio Revised Code Chapters 4301, 4303 and 4399 prohibit the carry in or carry out of alcoholic beverages. This includes, but is not limited to all entertainment events and parking areas.
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The Rules and Regulations of the Putnam County Agricultural Society MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATES ISSUES Membership and membership fees. Members of county agricultural societies must be residents of the county in which the county agricultural society is organized. The annual membership fee shall be fixed by each society or its board of directors and paid to the secretary or treasurer as its by-laws direct. A printed certificate of membership shall be issued to each member who pays the required fee, and said certificate shall be issued from a book in which duplicate stubs of same shall be properly filled out and preserved. All certificates shall be numbered consecutively. No person shall pay or secure more than one membership, and that for himself or herself. The Secretary of each society shall send the name and address of each member of the board of directors to the Secretary State Board of Agriculture within ten days after the election. A list of the members shall be kept in the office of the Secretary of each society and open to public inspection at all times so as to afford convenient information to any resident of the county. 1. A membership ticket is $20.00. Admits one person and his car if space permits to the Fair each day. Gives holder membership in the Society and entitles him or her to vote for directors for 2012. Tickets may be purchased from the Secretary’s office or the Extension office. 2. Admission - Gates open 7:00 a.m. For each person 13 and over, gate admission will be $5. Ride prices are: 12 Noon - 5:30 p.m. - $10 bracelet for all rides, 5:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. - $12 bracelet for all rides. All-day tickets from noon to 11 p.m. are $16. Pony rides are excluded. Those persons purchasing advance tickets (e.g. Membership, Season, 4-H, FFA, Advisor) will need to purchase Ride Ticket on the midway if they want to ride. *4-H, FFA and Advisors passes are free. 3. Each township having five or
more members is entitled to one director. 4. Games of chance or any immoral exhibition of any kind will not be tolerated. ENTRIES 5. Read all special rules at head of each class. They void the general rules. All county exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership ticket. All non-county exhibitors must purchase $20.00 season ticket. 6. Livestock entries open Friday, June 1, 2012. Entries close Friday, June 15, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. Other departments see department and class. No entry accepted after closing date. An entry may be rejected. Competition, unless limited by special rule, is open to all. Make entries early. No entry changed unless stated. 7. When the entry of an article or animal is recorded in the books of the Secretary, no changes will be permitted. When one is entered, no change in the entry will be permitted. 8. All entry fees must be paid to the Secretary at the time of making entry. 9. Entry must be in owner’s name. 10. Animal or article compete for one premium only except matches, herd, pair, stallion and get, mare and get, championship and special shows. 11. The board reserves all right to reject entries made after above date. 12. Diseased stock excluded. 13. All exhibits except market livestock see department and class for release time. Premium will be forfeited if entry taken before release time. PREMIUM FORFEITED 14. Superintendents and judge must report disrespect shown by exhibitor. Such conduct forfeits premiums. 15. Exhibits shown as superintendent directs. 16. Barren animals barred. 17. Livestock to be on grounds by 6:00 p.m., Sunday, June 17, 2012. 18. Pure bred animals must be recorded or eligible. Come prepared. First prize winner
eligible for champion show. 19. The board shall have full control over all exhibits and privileges. 20. No argument with exhibitor. No second premium unless stated. No unworthy exhibit eligible. No premium cards to exhibits not listed in catalog. Know and observe the rules. JUDGES 21. When you award a ribbon or card, see that right entry number is recorded in Superintendent’s book. Sign book on each page which your awards have been recorded. Permit only Superintendent, groom or regular assistant in show ring or awarding space. Protect your own and the reputation of the fair, while in our service. 22. Premiums payable on or before December 1, 2012. Premiums may be prorated by board on account of bad weather or other causes beyond the control of the Board. Special notice: Checks to be cashed within (30) days or it becomes void. STALLS 23. Stalls are assigned by Superintendent in charge and must be cleaned out by exhibitor and put in manure pit at end of fair. 24. No ribbons or cards of other fairs displayed until awards are made. PROTESTS 25. Protests must be made in writing filed with Secretary within one day after award or premium, and plainly state grounds of protest. 26. Protests must be accompanied with payment of $100.00 If protest is sustained, the money will be refunded. The board may hear the protest at its pleasure after giving due notice to persons involved. 27. Policing of Grounds. To be done by Sheriff Association. Police will escort from grounds all persons using vulgar or profane language. Patrol all nights. May be required to do any kind of work on grounds while on duty as police. 28. Disobedience of orders from Chief of Police will forfeit
pay and cause discharge. The chief will fully advise all persons serving as policemen of the terms and conditions of these rules. Police reliefs on duty day and night during the Fair. All board members to be sworn in as special police. 29. Mulch provided by fair. Exhibitor prices are $10.00 for small animals and $20.00 for large animals. MISCELLANEOUS 30. The Board of Directors of the Putnam County Agricultural Society will, to the best of their ability, safeguard persons, livestock and articles on the grounds, but will not be responsible for injuries, damage, disease or loss. 31. All board members who employ assistance will furnish such employees with a copy of these rules and that the employees will be expected to govern themselves accordingly. 32. Fair Board Election will be held in Ottawa, Ohio at the Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 23, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in First Aid Booth (Grandstand) 33. No persons will be permitted to be in show ring except Judge, Exhibitor and Fair Officials. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS 34. The exhibition at County or Independent Fairs of any animal affected with any contagious, infectious or communicable disease is prohibited. 35. The management assumes no responsibility in case of loss or damage to livestock from any cause and reserves the right to cause examination to test deemed necessary or condition in any animal or animals exhibited. 36. The veterinarian is authorized and empowered to cause the removal from the buildings and grounds of any and all animals failing to meet the health conditions herein specified. 37. All health certificates as provided hereafter shall be submitted to the veterinarian and any animal or animals for which the required evidence of health is now presented in advance and found to be satisfactory, will not be released for stall assignment.
CAMPER PARKING AT THE PUTNAM COUNTY FAIR 1. Junior and Senior Exhibitors are not required to stay on the fairgrounds overnight. 2. All Junior Fair Livestock exhibitors staying overnight must have an identification card. 3. All exhibitors and concessionaires will be required to stay in areas designated for their use. 4. No one is authorized to park until assigned a specific area by Director in charge. 5. All campers & trailers must have parking permit before parking or you will be towed away at your expense. Please display in window of camper or on tent so it is visible. 6. All exhibitors must fill out camping form stating the occupants and ages of those staying in camper or tent. 7. The following fee schedule will apply: A. Concessionaire Camper or Tent Parking Permit: $175.00 for 2013. B. Jr. & Sr. Fair Exhibitor Camper/Tent Permit: $150.00 for 2013. 8. All 2013 camping spots must be paid in full by Thursday, June 21, 2012. Any spots unpaid by Friday, June 22, 2012 will be considered open. 9. General camping rules A. No campfires B. No deep fryers C. No animals in camping area D. No tie outs by campers E. No unauthorized golf carts, 4-wheelers, motorcycles, mopeds, etc. allowed on grounds at any time. F. No dogs at campsites, except service dogs G. Must have 30 amp extension cords, or will be unplugged H. No dumping of gray or black water 10. Trash must be placed in proper trash barrels at the edge of your campsite by the road for garbage pickup. 11. Campsite must be left in the same condition as prior to the fair; this includes removal of all trash. 12. Campsites will be policed daily. 13. All campers must remain on the designated camping spot until 8:00 AM Sunday, June 24, 2012. 14. Camping privileges may be revoked for violation of any of the above rules or at the discretion of the PCAS. Fines may be imposed at the discretion of the PCAS. Any cancellations will be
refunded but you must have a receipt. Directors-in-charge: Phil Verhoff, Exhibitor Trailer Parking Gary Erhart, Concessionaire Trailer Parking FIRE SAFETY GUIDELINES Fire extinguishers provided in all vendorâ€™s trailers and/or tents (food service, games, etc.) must be tagged and serviced annually. Cooking exhaust hood fire suppression systems must be tagged and serviced annually. Vending trailers (food service, games, etc) must have ground rod placed in earth with grounding wire from trailer to ground rod. Overloaded electrical outlets - devices used to accept several electrical cords from one outlet will not be permitted - powered strips rated for outdoor use (GFI) are acceptable. Any extension cords used in barns or other buildings must be U.L. Approved heavy duty type and must first be plugged into a fused power strip at the electrical receptacle. No open burning. No smoking permitted in all buildings, barns and shelters. Parking - vehicles parked over night must not be parked in a manner that obstructs drives. Drives must be clear to allow for fire and EMS apparatus access. CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS Article I - Name Section 1. This organization shall be known as The Putnam County Agricultural Society. Article II - Object Section 1. The object of the Society shall be to promote agriculture, horticulture, better livestock, domestic science, mechanical and industrial interests and general community betterment. Article III - Membership Section 1. Any resident of Putnam County of legal voting age may become a member of the Society by purchasing a membership ticket. Section 2. A certificate of membership shall be issued to each qualified person who pays the required fee. Said certificate shall be filled out and preserved. All receipts shall be numbered consecutively. Section 3. No person shall pay for or secure more than one membership certificate, and that for himself or herself. No membership certificate shall be issued to corporations, organizations, partnerships or
firms. Section 4. A list of members shall be kept in the office of the Secretary, and open to public inspection at all times. Section 5. Membership certificate may be purchased from December 1 until five days before the annual election of the Society. Section 6. The Society membership year shall be from December 1 until November 30 of the current year. Section 7. The annual membership meeting shall be held on the second Tuesday of December of each year. Article IV - Board of Directors Section 1. The Board of Director shall consist of twenty (20) members, one member from each township of the county and one member from each of the five (5) districts-at-large of the county and shall be elected for a term of three (3) years and so arranged that the terms of one third (1/3) of the directors shall expire annually. District one (1) is to consist of Monroe, Perry, and Monterey Townships. District two (2) is to consist of Liberty, Ottawa, and Pleasant Townships. District three (3) is to consist of Van Buren, Blanchard, and Riley Townships. District four (4) is to consist of Greensburg, Palmer, and Union Townships. District five (5) is to consist of Jennings, Jackson and Sugar Creek Townships. Terms of Directors-at-Large will be elected for three years. Section 2. In the event that a township has a vacancy and no one from that township declares their candidacy for the office of Director for that township, the Board of Directors may appoint from any township, within that District-at-Large, a member to
serve for said township for one year. Said appointee may run for the remainder of the term and a term thereafter unless a member from said township declares their candidacy. In the event no appointee can be found within that District-at-Large, then the appointee may come from any township within the County. Section 3. The term of office of the retiring Directors shall expire and that of the Directors elect shall begin at the regularly scheduled meeting in December. Section 4. Any member of the Board failing to meet with said Board for three consecutive meetings duly called without satisfactory excuse to the Board, thereby vacates his office, which vacancy shall be filled as in other cases of vacancy. Section 5. Members of the Agricultural Society must declare their candidacy for the office of director of the Board of Directors of the Society by filing with the secretary of the Society, a petition signed by ten or more members of the Agriculture Society who are residents of the county, at least seven days before the annual election is held. (June 16) Only regularly nominated candidates, who must have met the filing requirements will be eligible for election as a director. Blank petitions shall be furnished by the Agricultural Society and shall be obtained from the secretary of the Society. Section 6. The president of the Society shall appoint three judges and two clerks who are members of the Society, but not candidates for election to conduct the elections of directors and declare the result thereof. Candidates may witness their count either
44 - www.putnamcountyfair.com personally or by proxy. The judges of election shall have the membership roll and verify the rights of all persons to vote before issuing ballots. The other copy shall be mailed to the Ohio Department of Agriculture within ten days after said election. The casting of votes for directors by proxy is not permitted. Section 7. The following oath (or affirmation) shall be used by competent authority in inducting newly elected directors into office: “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Ohio, laws of Ohio and the rules and regulations of the Department of Agriculture of Ohio, pertaining to Agricultural Societies and to the best of my ability perform the duties of Director of the Putnam County Agricultural Society, so help me God.” Section 8. The Board of Directors shall prepare an itemized statement of receipts and expenditures for the year. Said statement is to be signed and sworn by the secretary and treasurer and approved by the majority of the Board of Directors. A summary of same shall be published in a newspaper which has general circulation in the county not later than January 10. Section 9. The annual election of Directors of the Society shall be by ballot, at the Secretary’s office or other designated place on the fairgrounds on the sixth day of the fair, unless the sixth day falls on Sunday, then it shall be held on the fifth day of the fair each year. Article V - Organization Section 1. The Board of Directors shall at a regularly scheduled meeting, in August of each year, elect a president, a vice-president, secretary and treasurer and such other officers as it may deem proper to serve one year and until their successors are elected and qualified. Section 2. All officers shall be elected from the membership of Board except secretary and treasurer, who may or may not be members of the Board of Directors. The election of officers shall be by ballot. Section 3. Nominations for President, Vice-President and Treasurer will be accepted at the July meeting. Nominations must be accepted by nominee. Nominations will be taken from the floor at the August meeting. Nominations must be accepted by the nominee.
Article VI - Amendments Section 1. The Constitution of By-Laws of the society shall not be amended except by a majority of votes of the membership voting at the annual meeting of the membership of the society. Amendments to the Constitution of By-Laws may be proposed by: a) A majority of the Board of Directors at a scheduled meeting voting in favor or placing an amendment on the ballot; or b) Filing a petition with the secretary of the Society at least 14 days prior to the annual meeting of the membership of the Society. Said petition must set forth the proposed amendment and be signed by not less than 25 members of the Society. Said amendment shall be published in at least one newspaper of general circulation in the county no less than three but not more than ten days before it is to be voted on. When more than one amendment shall be submitted at the same time, they shall be submitted as to enable the members to vote on each amendment separately. Article VII - Compensation Section 1. The compensation of Board members shall be fixed by the Board in accordance with the rules of the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Section 2. The Board of Directors shall fix the date of the annual exposition of the Society, subject to the approval of the Ohio Director of Agriculture. BY-LAWS The Putnam County Agricultural Society Article I - Quorum Section 1. For the transaction of business, any eleven members of the board shall constitute a quorum. Article II - Duties of Officers Section 1. It shall be the duty of the President to preside at all meetings of the Board, use such authority as the best interest of the Society may require and exercise such other duties usually incumbent upon such officer. Year December 1 to November 30. Section 2. It shall be the duty of the Vice-President to assume all the duties of the President in the event of his absence or vacancy of office, and assist the President in any manner necessary for the success of the Fair. Section 3. It shall be the duty of the Secretary to keep a list of all members of the Society, she/he shall collect money from all sources, pay over the same to the Treasurer, taking her/his
receipts for same and submit a detailed statement of the Fair at such time as designated by the Society Board of Directors. She/ he shall make out a report to the State Department of Agriculture, as required by said department, keep a correct account of all receipts and expenditures of money, pay all bills after they have been approved by the parties contracting, or by the proper committee, record the minutes of all meetings and with the finance and auditing committee pay premiums awarded, give a satisfactory bond, and attend to all business connected with this office. Article III - Committees Section 1. The Board of Directors may appoint an executive committee of not less than five members from their own number who shall have charge of the management of the business and affairs of the Society in the interim between the meetings of directors with power generally to discharge the duties of the Board of Directors, but not incur debts, excepting for current expenses unless specifically authorized. They shall at all times act under the direction and control of the Board of Directors and shall make report to the same for their acts, which shall form a part of the records of the Society. The president, vice-president, and treasurer shall be exofficio members of said executive committee. Section 2. The standing committees shall be appointed not later than the annual meeting for the revision of the premium list, by the President, Vice-President and Treasurer. Articles IV - Duties of Committees Section 1. It shall be the duty of the Auditing, Finance & Budget Committee to inspect and audit the accounts and of its findings report to the Board of Directors, said reports to show itemized statement of receipts and expenditures for the year. Section 2. It shall be the duty of the Grounds and Buildings Committee to see that the buildings, fences and other property are kept in proper repair, to oversee the erection of new buildings and any other improvements upon the grounds, and employ a suitable person as custodian of the grounds, according to the direction of the Board. Section 3. The duties of their standing and special committees
shall be defined in the resolution authorizing their appointments. Article V - Duties of Superintendents Section 1. The Superintendent of Gates shall appoint ticket takers to the end of the greatest good to the Society. Section 2. The Superintendent of Halls and Departments shall grant space, oversee the arrangements of exhibits to the greatest advantage in making them neat and attractive. Section 3. The Superintendent of Classes shall have charge of their respective classes, secure competent judges to place the awards, record any decision of the judges to place the awards, record the decision of the judges in the proper class book and have a general oversight of class or classes. Article VI - Order of Business Section 1. a. Roll Call b. Reading and approval of adoption of minutes c. Bills and accounts d. Unfinished business e. New business f. Report of special committees g. Report of standing committees h. Report of officers i. Miscellaneous business j. Appointments k. Adjournment Section 2. These by-laws may be temporarily suspended at any meeting by a majority vote of the board. Article VII - Protests Section 1. All protests shall be made in writing and filed with the Directors of Agriculture within 60 days following the Putnam County’s Annual Fair. All protests shall be a complete statement of facts pertaining to the violation constituting the charge made against the Society. Protests must be signed by all members of the protesting group and each person signing shall have full knowledge of all facts and allegations set forth in the protest and be able to support them with affidavits when requested by the Department of Agriculture. All protests will be publicly heard at a time set by the Director of Agriculture. All interested will be notified of the date and place of hearings and full opportunity afforded to present evidence relevant to the protests; however, only those questions submitted in the protest will be considered in the hearing, said party failing to appear shall forfeit all rights to the matter under consideration.
Article VIII - Bond Section 1. The secretary shall give bond to be approved by the Board of Directors in the sum of $20,000; the treasurer to give like bond in the sum of $20,000. The expenses of said bond to be paid by the Agricultural Society. Article IX - Meetings Section 1. The regular meeting of the Board of Directors shall be the first Tuesday of the month at the Fairgrounds or a designated place. Section 2. Special meetings may be held when necessary, at the call of the President or at the call of the Secretary upon the written request to Secretary by not less than three members of the Board of Directors. Section 3. Written notice of special meetings of the Board of Directors shall be delivered personally to each director or sent to each director by mail, telegram, cablegram, or radiogram at least two days before the meeting. Such notice, however, may be waived by any director either before or after the meeting. The notice need not specify the purpose of the meeting. 2012 SEASON/OHIO’S LIVESTOCK HEALTH EXHIBITION RULES For corrections and/or additions after print, all rulings of the Ohio Revised Code will be Followed! 901:1-18-01 CHAPTER’S APPLICATION (A) Animals listed in this chapter when moved or imported into Ohio for exhibition purposes only shall comply with the requirements of this chapter and when in compliance with the provisions of this chapter shall, with the exception of rules governing movement and importation of quarantined animals, be exempt from any other rules governing movement within or importation into Ohio. (B) Animals moved within or imported into Ohio for any purpose in addition to exhibition shall meet all movement and import requirements of Chapter 901:1-17 of the Administrative Code. 901: 1-18-02 DEFINITIONS As used in this chapter: (A) “Exhibition” means any public show of animals which is sponsored by or under the control of an Ohio county or independent agricultural society organized under chapter 1711. of the revised code; or the Ohio state fair; or which is assembled for a period which exceeds thirty-six hours or contains animals of origins other
than Ohio. (B) “Certificate of veterinary inspection” means a form from the state of origin which has been issued and completed by a licensed and accredited veterinarian attesting to the health status and identification of an animal listed thereon. (C) “Approved veterinarian” means any licensed and accredited veterinarian approved by the Ohio department of agriculture, or an employee of the Ohio department of agriculture or the United States department of agriculture, animal plant health inspection service, veterinary services. (D) “Licensed and accredited veterinarian” means a person who is licensed by the state of Ohio to practice veterinary medicine and who is certified by the United States department of agriculture, animal plant health inspection service, veterinary services, to be an accredited veterinarian. (E) “Residue” means any poisonous or deleterious pesticide governed by 40 C.F.R. 180, any poisonous or deleterious substance governed by 21 C.F.R. 109.6, or any other substance governed by 21 C.F.R. 556. (F) “Contagious or infectious disease” means any disease, including any foreign animal disease, or vector, capable of transmission by any means from a carrier animal to a human or to another animal and includes dangerously contagious or infectious diseases. (G) “Tuberculosis accredited free herd” is one that has passed at least two consecutive annual negative official tests for tuberculosis in accordance with the “Uniform Methods and Rules Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication”, and has no other evidence of bovine tuberculosis. 901:1-18-03 EXHIBITIONS: SANITATION, INSPECTION and RECORDS (A) Each entity sponsoring an exhibition shall have in attendance an approved veterinarian for the duration of the exhibit. (B) Each entity sponsoring an exhibition shall: (1) Immediately, prior to an exhibition and under the direction of the approved veterinarian, thoroughly clean and disinfect each building, pen, stall, ring or other enclosure in which animals are to be quartered for exhibition; (2) Have the approved veterinarian: (a) Examine the certificate of veterinary inspection when
required for an animal brought to the exhibition; (b) Inspect within a reasonable time of arrival each animal brought to the exhibit for symptoms of any infectious or contagious diseases; (c) Daily inspect each animal present at the exhibition for symptoms of infectious or contagious disease. (3) Maintain a record for one year from the date of the exhibition of each animal present at the exhibit. The record shall contain the name and address of the owner of each animal and the species and breed of the animal. (4) May order the immediate removal of any animal which in the opinion of the approved veterinarian places other animals at unacceptable risk of disease. (C) An exemption from the requirements of paragraph (B) (1) of this rule may be requested from the department and will be granted when, in the judgment of the department, cleaning and disinfection will serve no purpose. By way of example only, cleaning and disinfection will generally serve no purpose in a newly constructed building that has never been occupied. 901:1-18-04 EXHIBITORS (A) No person shall present for exhibition or exhibit an animal which he knows or has reason to suspect is affected with or has been exposed to a dangerously contagious or infectious disease or residue. (B) The owner or bailee of an animal with symptoms of an infectious or contagious disease shall, when directed by an exhibition official, the approved veterinarian, or an employee of the Ohio department of agriculture, immediately remove the animal from the exhibition premises. (C) Upon request, each person who presents for exhibition or exhibits an animal, shall make available any certificate of veterinary inspection, registration certificates, vaccination certificate, and other documents to exhibition officials, the approved veterinarian or an employee of the Ohio department of agriculture. (D) Each person who presents for exhibition or exhibits an animal for which a certificate of veterinary inspection is required by rules 901:1-18-01 to 901:1-18-11 of the Administrative Code shall forward a copy of the certificate of veterinary inspection to the Ohio department of agriculture’s division of animal industry. 901:1-18-05 POULTRY and FOWL
(A) All turkeys, chickens and gamebirds moved within or imported into Ohio for exhibition must: (1) Originate directly from a flock or hatchery which is a participant in the national poultry improvement plan for the eradication of disease and be accompanied by documentary evidence that they meet the requirements of this paragraph; or (2) Originate directly from a flock which has had a negative test for pullorum/fowl typhoid disease within twelve months preceding the opening date of exhibition and be accompanied by documentary evidence that they meet the requirement of this paragraph; or (3) Have had a negative test for pullorum/fowl typhoid disease, within ninety days, preceding the opening date of the exhibition and be accompanied by documentary evidence that they meet the requirement of this paragraph; or (4) Be tested for pullorum/fowl typhoid disease upon arrival at the exhibition by a tester approved by the Ohio department of agriculture and found negative. (B) The rapid whole blood test shall not be used to test turkeys for compliance with the requirements of paragraph (A)(2),(A)(3) and (A) (4) of this rule. (C) Waterfowl, doves and pigeons are exempt from this rule. 901:1-18-06 CATTLE (A) Cattle moved within Ohio for exhibition: (1) The animals presented for exhibition must show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease. (B) All cattle imported into Ohio for exhibition must: (1) Be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within thirty days preceding the opening date of the exhibition; (2) Originate from a tuberculosis-accredited free herd, an accredited free state or zone, or a modified accredited advanced state or zone; (3) If originate from a modified accredited state or zone must comply with Rule 901:1-17-03 of the Administrative Code; (4) If originate from an accreditation preparatory or a non-accredited state or zone are prohibited from exhibition; 5) If from a brucellosis class A state or area/zone must be negative to an official brucellosis test within thirty days of the opening date of the exhibition unless: they are under six months of age, steers, or official vaccinates under twenty months of
46 - www.putnamcountyfair.com age (dairy) or twenty-four months of age (beef); and (6) If from a brucellosis class B or C state or area/zone must meet all requirements for pre-entry testing as specified in 9 C.F.R. 78.9 and obtain an Ohio permit prior to movement. (C) Cattle from a brucellosis certified free herd or class free state or area/zone are not required to be brucellosis tested. 901:1-18-07 GOATS (A) Goats moved within Ohio for exhibition: (1) The animal presented for exhibition must show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease. (2) All sexually intact animals and any wether eighteen months of age and older must be identified with an official identification as defined in rule 901:1-13-04 of the Ohio Administrative Code. (B) Goats imported into Ohio for exhibition: (1) Must be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within thirty days preceding the opening date of the exhibition; (2) The animal presented for exhibition must show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease; and (3) The owner and the veterinarian must attest to the following statement written on the certificate of veterinary inspection “the goats in this shipment are not known to be under any movement restrictions because of scrapie.” (4) Originate from a tuberculosis accredited free herd as defined in rule 901-18-02 (G) of the Administrative Code for bovine tuberculosis eradication; or
(5) Originate from a bovine accredited free state or zone, or a bovine modified accredited advanced state or zone; or (6) Originate from a bovine modified accredited state or zone must comply with Rule 901:1-1706 of the Administrative Code. (C) If originate from a bovine accreditation preparatory or a bovine non-accredited state or zone are prohibited from exhibition. 901:1-18-08 HORSES, MULES AND PONIES (A) Horses, mules and ponies moved within Ohio for exhibition: (1) If not under quarantine and if they are free of any signs of a contagious or infectious disease; and (2) If the animal is twelve months of age or older, the exhibition manager may require that the animal has been tested and classed negative to an official test for equine infectious anemia within twelve months of the opening date of the exhibition. (B) Horses, mules and ponies imported into Ohio for exhibition: (1) Shall be accompanied by an official certificate of veterinary inspection issued within thirty days of the opening date of the exhibition or obtain a permit for extended time granted by the chief of the division of animal industry as authorized in paragraph (C) of rule 901:1-17-01 of the Administrative Code; and (2) If the animal is twelve months of age or older, it shall be accompanied by evidence the animal was negative to an official test for equine infectious anemia within twelve months of the opening date of the exhibition; and (3) Upon request by an authorized representative of the Ohio department of agriculture, the person responsible for each animal must make available a chronological list of dates, places and events attended by this animal within thirty days prior to entry into Ohio. 901:1-18-09 SHEEP (A) Sheep moved within Ohio for exhibition: (1 )The animal presented for exhibition must show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease. (2) All sexually intact animals and any wether eighteen months of age
and older must be identified with an official identification as defined in rule 901:1-13-04 of the Ohio Administrative Code. (B) Sheep imported into Ohio for exhibition: (1) Must be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within thirty days preceding the opening date of the exhibition; and (2) The animal presented for exhibition must show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease; and (3) The owner and the veterinarian must attest to the following statement written on the certificate of veterinary inspection “the sheep in this shipment are not known to be under any movement restrictions because of scrapie.” 901:1-18-10 SWINE (A) Swine moved within Ohio for exhibition (1) At a terminal show must: (a) Show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease; and (b) Originate from a county which sixty days prior to the exhibition opening date had no pseudorabies quarantined herds; and (c) Have no breeding swine present and all swine removed are delivered for immediate slaughter or to a licensed livestock facility. (d) Notwithstanding any other provisions of these rules, the manager or sponsor of the exhibition may, prior to permitting the exhibition of any porcine animal at a terminal show require proof, for example a VS form 4-33, animal disease diagnostic laboratory submission form, or a certificate of veterinary inspection, the animal has been tested and classed “negative” to an official test for pseudorabies within fortyfive days immediately preceding the opening date of the exhibition. (2) At all other shows, must be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within forty-five days preceding the exhibition opening date; and Must be negative to an official pseudorabies test within forty-five days of the exhibition opening date unless: (a) They originate immediately and directly from a pseudorabies qualified herd; or (b) Are suckling pigs accompanying a negative dam; or (c) They originate from a pseudorabies vaccinated herd and meet the following conditions: (i) The herd has had a negative monitored test within twelve months, and
(ii) The swine presented for show are negative to a pseudorabies differential test; or (3) Will be exempt from the requirement of a certificate of veterinary inspection if they originate immediately and directly from a stage V area and show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease. (4) Are exempted by a written permit issued by the department. (B) Swine imported into Ohio for exhibition: (1) Must be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within thirty days preceding the exhibition opening date; and (2) Be negative to an official pseudorabies test within thirty days of the exhibition opening date unless: (a) They originate immediately and directly from a stage V area or from an area or country recognized by United States department of agriculture, animal plant health inspection service, veterinary services as pseudorabies free; or (b) They originate immediately and directly from a pseudorabies qualified herd and have not been previously exhibited this show season; or (c) Are exempted by a written permit issued by the department. (C) Swine moved within or imported into Ohio for racing shall: (1) Be separated at all times from any other swine on the exhibition grounds by the greatest distance reasonably possible; and (2) Be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within thirty days preceding the opening date of the exhibition; and (3) Be negative to an official pseudorabies test within thirty days of the exhibition opening date unless: (a) They originate immediately and directly from a stage V area or from an area or country recognized by United States department of agriculture, animal plant health inspection service, veterinary services as pseudorabies free; or (b) They originate immediately and directly from a pseudorabies qualified herd and have not been previously exhibited this show season; (c ) Are exempt by written permit issued by the department. (4) Be exempt from the immediate slaughter requirement of paragraph (A)(c) of this rule. 901:1-18-11 LLAMA (A) Llama moved within Ohio for exhibition when presented for
exhibition must show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease. (B) Llama imported into Ohio for exhibition: (1) Must be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within thirty days preceding the exhibition opening date. (2) When presented for exhibition must show no symptoms or evidence of contagious disease. 2012 SEASON/OHIO’S LIVESTOCK TAMPERING EXHIBITION RULES 901-19-01 DEFINITIONS As used in Chapter 901-19 of the Administrative Code: (A) Accessory reproductive tissue includes but is not limited to epididymis. (B) Agricultural society or society means a county agricultural society or an independent agricultural society that is organized under the laws of the state of Ohio. (C) Approved, when used in reference to drugs, means approval by the United States food and drug administration for use in the species indicated on the label. (D) Breed show or class means a show or class limited to breeding stock of a specific breed of livestock. (E) Class means a division within a show or exhibition as defined by a sponsor. (F) Department means the department of agriculture created under section 121.02 of the Revised Code. (G) Designee, when used in reference to an exhibitor, means a member of the exhibitor’s family or household or any other registered or authorized representative of the exhibitor. (H) Director means the director of agriculture appointed pursuant to section 121.03 of the Revised Code. (I) Drug means drug as defined in division (C) of section 4729.02 of the Revised Code and its metabolites. (J) Drug use notification form means the document completed in accordance with rule 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code. (K) Exhibition drug residue legal means an animal has not been administered a drug; or if administered a drug the withdrawal period has elapsed at the time the drug use notification form is completed. (L) Exhibitor means any person who shows, displays, or exhibits livestock at an exhibition. (M) Extra label use means the
actual or intended use of a drug in livestock in a manner other than in accordance with the drug label directions. (N) Fair means the annual exhibition held by the Ohio expositions commission, pursuant to division (A)(1) of section 991.03 of the Revised Code, or a county agricultural society or independent agricultural society, as reported to the director pursuant to rule 901-511 of the Administrative Code. (O) Family means the immediate family of an exhibitor, including but not limited to the exhibitor’s parent, step-parent, foster parent, grandparent, stepgrandparent, foster grandparent, brother, sister, step-brother, stepsister, half-brother, half-sister, son, daughter, step-son, step-daughter, or guardian. (P) Grand champion means the highest placing livestock entry of a show. (Q) Household means the permanent residence address of the exhibitor. (R) Immediately means the time period between the cessation of administration of a drug and the point at which drug residues in the livestock are within tolerance levels or at zero tolerance, unless a safe level has been established by the United States food and drug administration. (S) Internal rule means any rule adopted by a sponsor or applicable to the sponsor’s exhibition, and includes all mandatory rules and those optional rules from which the sponsor does not exempt itself or its exhibition. (T) Junior livestock show means a show limited to exhibitors nine years of age or in the third grade through nineteen years of age, or as authorized to participate in either 4-H, FFA or other youth organization. (U) Label means the attached label or the accompanying brochure that lists the approved species, dose, route of administration, withdrawal time and any cautionary statement; a prescription label; the requirements of labeling for an extra label use drug as permitted by the United States food and drug administration; and information provided by the food animal residue avoidance databank (FARAD). (V) Licensed livestock facility means a livestock facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 943. of the Revised Code or a similar law of another state. (W) Mandatory rule means
any rule adopted by the director relating to food safety or the health, safety, or welfare of livestock and from which a sponsor may not exempt itself or its exhibition. (X) Market flock style project means ownership including an individual junior exhibitor, family of a junior exhibitor or a cooperative made up of junior exhibitors. Through this type of ownership, the junior exhibitor(s) are to care for, groom, and select any and all birds to be used in exhibitions as well as actively participate in any decision making processes for the flock. (Y) Market livestock means exhibition livestock bred, raised and intended for slaughter for food purposes. (Z) Market poultry means birds including, but not limited to, meat chickens, turkeys, geese and ducks. (AA) Non-terminal show means a show in which no livestock is required to be slaughtered. (BB) Optional rule means any rule adopted by the director from which a sponsor may exempt itself or its exhibition. (CC) Outstanding market project means the exhibitor ranking highest in the outstanding market project competition in a show. (DD) Over the counter drug means any drug that lawfully may be purchased without a prescription. (EE) Partial terminal show means a show in which no fewer than the grand champion and reserve grand champion in each show or market class of livestock are sent directly to slaughter or to a licensed livestock facility no later than or immediately following the conclusion of the exhibition. (FF) Prescription means prescription as defined in division (G) of section 4729.02 of the Revised Code. (GG) Quarantine means isolation pursuant to section 941.07 of the Revised Code. (HH) Reserve grand champion means the second highest placing livestock entry of a show. (II) Residue means residues as defined in division (I) of section 941.01 of the Revised Code. (JJ) Show means that part of the exhibition restricted to exhibiting a single species and category of livestock such as, by way of example, but not limited to, market steer, dairy goats and market lambs. (KK) Slick clipping or body shaving means having hair that is
less than one half inch in length on the body of market hogs. (LL) Terminal show means a show in which all livestock entered in the show are sent directly to slaughter or to a licensed livestock facility no later than or immediately following the conclusion of the exhibition. (MM) Tolerance level means the detectable level of a residue or other substance in livestock, in a livestock test sample, or in food, as that word is defined in division (A)(5) of section 3715.01 of the Revised Code, in a level less than or equal to the maximum level determined to be safe, acceptable or non-violative by the United States food and drug administration. (NN) Unlawful substance means any of the following: (1) Any drug prohibited by division (E)(1)(b) of section 901.76 or section 2925.04 of the Revised Code; or (2) A substance which is not normally found in or does not naturally occur in livestock; or (3) A substance which is normally found in or does naturally occur in livestock, but is detected or discerned in an amount or area greater than normal; or (4) Any drug required to be listed, but which is not listed on a drug use notification form; or (5) Any drug present in an animal regardless of how the drug came to be present if the drug was not administered under paragraphs (A), (B) or (C) of rule 901-19-04 of the Administrative Code. (OO) Veterinarian means any person licensed to practice veterinary medicine under Chapter 4741. of the Revised Code or under the similar laws of another state. (PP) Withdrawal period or withdrawal time means the interval from the time livestock is removed from medication until all residues are within the tolerance level. 901-19-02 TYPES OF SHOWS; SLAUGHTER This is a mandatory rule. (A) The sponsor of an exhibition shall designate each of the shows held at the exhibition as one of the following types: terminal show, partial terminal show, or non-terminal show. (B) All of the following junior livestock shows or classes at a fair must be terminal shows or partial terminal shows: market beef steer, market hog, market lamb, market dairy steer, veal calf and market goat unless at least thirty days prior to the opening of the
48 - www.putnamcountyfair.com show, the sponsor has submitted a written request to exempt a show from this provision, and the director has provided written authorization granting this request prior to the start of the fair. (C) All livestock which participate in a terminal show shall be slaughtered. The livestock shall be consigned to slaughter either at the conclusion of the show or immediately following the exhibition. (D) In a partial terminal show at least the grand champion and the reserve grand champion shall be slaughtered. Prior to the show, the sponsor of the exhibition may require that additional livestock from a partial terminal show shall be slaughtered. The livestock shall be consigned to slaughter either at the conclusion of the show or immediately following the exhibition. (E) All livestock required to be slaughtered under this rule shall be slaughtered at a meat establishment either licensed by the department or granted inspection by the United States department of agriculture. (F) Notwithstanding paragraphs (B), (C) and (D) of this rule, livestock required to be slaughtered under this rule may, at the option of the sponsor of the exhibition, be consigned to a licensed livestock facility for sale provided that: (1) The livestock is consigned either at the conclusion of the show or immediately following the exhibition; and, (2) The livestock is sold only for slaughter. (G) From the beginning of the exhibition until departure for slaughter or consignment to a licensed livestock facility, the exhibitor or the exhibitorâ€™s designee shall be responsible for caring for the livestock. (H) Livestock destined for slaughter or consignment to a licensed livestock facility shall not be removed from the exhibition grounds until the livestock is transported to slaughter or to the licensed livestock facility or until the sponsor approves movement of the livestock to another secure area for: (1) Disease control in accordance with paragraph (B) (4) of rule 901:1-18-03 of the Administrative Code; and (2) Quarantine for residue to allow a withdrawal time as determined by the approved fair veterinarian or in accordance with the instructions listed on the drug use notification form to elapse and
may be subject to testing. (I) All livestock destined for slaughter shall be subject to testing by the director in accordance with section 901.73 of the Revised Code. (J) Livestock carcasses passing inspection may be released for normal disposition. (K) During inspection or testing, if the livestock carcass is preliminarily determined to have been tampered with or found to contain an unlawful substance, one of the following shall occur: (1) If the livestock carcass must be trimmed or reconditioned to comply with the meat inspection requirements, the carcass shall be trimmed and reconditioned and released to the exhibitor, unless the successful bidder accepts the trimmed or reconditioned carcass. (2) If the livestock carcass cannot be trimmed or reconditioned, it shall be condemned in accordance with the meat inspection requirements. (L) Livestock entered in or eligible for a carcass contest prior to or during a terminal, partial terminal or non-terminal show must be exhibition drug residue legal at the time of show and eligible for immediate slaughter. 901-19-03 AUCTION SALES AT TERMINAL OR PARTIAL TERMINAL SHOWS This is a mandatory rule. (A) A sponsor may hold an auction sale of livestock exhibited at a terminal or partial terminal show. (B) An exhibitor who exhibits livestock at a terminal show or partial terminal show consents to participating in the subsequent auction sale. (C) All bidders at an auction sale following a terminal show or partial terminal show consent to the slaughter of the livestock or delivery to a licensed livestock facility. (D) Title to livestock sold at an auction sale and subsequently presented for slaughter or sale at a licensed livestock facility shall remain vested in the exhibitor, or if the exhibitor is not the owner, in the owner until the livestock has been passed by inspection and released in accordance with paragraph (K)(1) and (K)(2) of rule 901-19-02 of the Administrative Code and passes all testing performed by or at the direction of the department or the sponsor. (E) At the discretion of the sponsor, the sponsor may collect the sale proceeds from the successful bidder and retain the proceeds until the carcass of
the livestock has been released, or may allow the successful bidder to withhold payment of the proceeds until the carcass is released. In the event the carcass is not released, the sponsor shall return the sale proceeds to the successful bidder. (F) Prior to the auction, the sponsor shall announce the identification of the exhibition livestock which have been administered drugs for which the withdrawal time has not elapsed. 901-19-04 PROHIBITED PRACTICES This is a mandatory rule: No person shall: (A) Administer or cause or permit to be administered a prescription drug to livestock either immediately before an exhibition or during an exhibition unless the prescription drug is administered: (1) By or under the supervision and direction of a veterinarian; and, (2) Only in accordance with label directions; and, (3) In conjunction with a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship; and, (4) For a valid medical purpose; and, (5) A drug use notification form is completed and filed in accordance with the applicable requirements of rule 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code. (B) Administer or cause or permit to be administered an over the counter drug to livestock either immediately before an exhibition or during an exhibition unless the over the counter drug is administered: (1) By or under the supervision or direction of the exhibitor, the exhibitorâ€™s designee, the owner of the livestock or a veterinarian; and, (2) Only in accordance with label directions; and, (3) Only for a valid medical purpose; and, (4) A drug use notification form is completed and filed in accordance with the applicable requirements of rule 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code. (C) Administer or cause or permit to be administered either a prescription drug or an over the counter drug other than in accordance with the drugs label directions unless extra label use of the drug is: (1) By or under the supervision and direction of a veterinarian; and, (2) Only in accordance with the extra label directions provided by the veterinarian; and,
(3) In conjunction with a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship; and, (4) For a valid medical purpose; and, (5) A drug use notification form is completed and filed in accordance with the applicable requirements of rule 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code; and, (6) An extended withdrawal time is assigned to the drug by the veterinarian as part of the extra label directions and reported on the drug use notification form. (D) Show, sell, or offer for sale any livestock which contains an unlawful substance or has been subjected to unacceptable practices. (E) Show any livestock which contains a drug in an amount which exceeds the tolerance level if established or sale level; or, a drug for which the withdrawal period has not elapsed unless administered in accordance with paragraphs (A),(B) or (C) of this rule. (F) Sell or offer for sale in an auction at a terminal or partial terminal show an animal that contains a drug in an amount which exceeds the tolerance level if established or safe level; or, a drug for which the withdrawal period has not elapsed unless administered in accordance with paragraphs (A),(B) or (C) of this rule. (G) Exhibit an animal which has been tranquilized. (H) Make a false statement on a drug use notification form. (I) Fail to file or update a drug use notification form as required by 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code. (J) Negligently cause an unlawful substance to be present in an animal. (K) Fail to sign a chain of custody form. (L) Violate a mandatory rule. (M) Violate any optional rule from which a sponsor could have exempted itself or its exhibition, but did not. (N) Fail to render assistance as provided by section 901.73 of the Revised Code. 901-19-05 RESPONSIBILITIES OF AN EXHIBITION SPONSOR This is a mandatory rule. (A) Every sponsor of an exhibition shall appoint a person as its records official. The records official shall receive and maintain the drug use notification forms filed under rule 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code. (1) The records official shall reject any drug use notification
form that is incomplete, illegible or unsigned. At the close of the exhibition the records official shall turn over the drug use notification forms received by him to the sponsor. (2) The sponsor shall maintain all drug use notification forms for a period of one year from the close of an exhibition. The drug use notification forms shall be made available to the department for inspection and copying upon request. (3) Review the submitted drug use notification forms prior to the show for compliance with paragraph (I) of rule 901-1906 and rule 901-19-07 of the Administrative Code. (4) Review the submitted drug use notification forms for compliance with paragraph (B) of rule 901-19-38 of the Administrative Code if applicable. (B) The sponsor of an exhibition shall provide information requested by the director on a form prescribed by the director at least ten days before the start of the exhibition. (C) The sponsor of an exhibition shall, prior to the start of an exhibition, establish a method of identifying each animal in a terminal, partial terminal, and non-terminal show and maintain a chain of custody for each market livestock animal from the show through consignment to either slaughter or a licensed livestock facility for sale. The sponsor shall maintain a record of the identity of each animal and its chain of custody for a period of one year from the date of the last day of an exhibition. (D) All county and independent agricultural societies and the Ohio expositions commission shall print Chapter 901:1-18 of the Ohio Administrative Code (Ohio’s livestock health exhibition rules) in their premium book for the current year. (E) The sponsor of a county or independent agricultural society or the Ohio exposition commission shall provide a livestock exhibitor or an adult advisor, upon request, a copy of Chapter 901-19 of the Administrative Code and print in their current premium book the following notice: Chapter 901-19 of the Administrative Code (Ohio’s livestock tampering exhibition rules) will be made available to a livestock exhibitor or an adult advisor, upon request. (F) If Chapter 901-19, of the Administrative Code (Ohio’s livestock tampering exhibition
rules) for the upcoming show season are available prior to the sponsors printing deadline, the sponsor may elect to include the entire text of these rules within their premium book. (G) All other exhibitions shall provide to exhibitors, upon request, a copy of Chapters 901:1-18 and 901-19 of the Administrative Code and shall include the following statement in at least one written announcement prior to the beginning of the exhibition, the exhibitions management will provide, upon request of an exhibitor, a copy of Chapters 901:1-18 (Ohio’s livestock health exhibition rules) and 901-19 (Ohio’s livestock tampering exhibition rules) of the Administrative Code. 901-19-06 DRUG USE NOTIFICATION This is a mandatory rule. (A) The exhibitor and the owner of an animal are jointly and severally responsible for completing and filing the drug use notification form in the manner required by this rule. (B) The drug use notification form shall be signed by either the exhibitor or the owner. If the person signing the form is a minor child, the form may be cosigned by a parent or guardian of the minor child. (C) A drug use notification form shall be completed for every animal from which a test sample is collected at every terminal and partial terminal or non-terminal show and for every animal that is administered a drug either immediately before or during an exhibition. (D) The director shall require a drug use notification form to be completed for livestock including market steer, market hog, market lamb, veal calf, market dairy steer, market goats, market poultry, lactating dairy cattle and lactating goats exhibited in a junior livestock show at a fair. (E) The drug use notification form shall be filed with the records official prior to the show in which the animal is entered. (F) The director may require a drug use notification form to be completed for livestock exhibited at any type of show including a non-terminal show. (G) If at any time after the drug use notification form is filed the information on the form regarding drug use changes or if a drug is subsequently administered, an updated drug use notification form shall immediately be filed with the records official.
(H) No person shall submit an incomplete, illegible or unsigned drug use notification form. (I) When a drug use notification form submitted to a records official for livestock is incomplete, illegible or unsigned neither the exhibitor nor the owner shall, until the defect is corrected: (1) Receive any prizes or awards from shows in which the livestock was exhibited prior to the time the drug use notification form was to be filed. (2) Participate in any shows or sales held subsequent to the time the drug use notification form was to be filed. 901-19-07 QUALITY ASSURANCE This is a mandatory rule. Sponsors shall require exhibitors at fairs sponsored by county or independent agricultural societies or the Ohio exposition commission to annually attend or complete a quality assurance program sponsored and conducted cooperatively by the exhibition sponsor, Ohio state university extension, Ohio agricultural education, or agricultural commodity organizations. Alternatively, at the discretion of Ohio state university extension, annually pass a test based on the appropriate skill level for their age (twelve to fourteen or fifteen to eighteen) under the supervision of Ohio state university extension or Ohio agricultural education before exhibiting terminal or partial terminal market livestock, including market poultry, lactating dairy cattle and lactating goats in a junior livestock show. Youth who pass the test will be exempt from annual quality assurance recertification until they move to the next age bracket or they are no longer a junior exhibitor (nineteen years of age or older on January first of their last year). Minimum standards for youth food quality assurance are as set forth in Appendix A attached hereto. 901-19-09 DRUG RESIDUES IN NON-TERMINAL SHOW ANIMALS This is a mandatory rule. (A) A person may, notwithstanding paragraph (E) of rule 901-19-04 of the Administrative Code, show at a non-terminal show an animal which has been administered a drug provided they are in compliance with all of the following: (1) The drug is a prescription drug or an extra label use of a drug and the drug is prescribed by a veterinarian pursuant to a
valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship; and, (2) The drug is administered or used only in accordance with label directions or the prescription; and, (3) The drug is administered or used only for medical purposes; and, (4) A drug use notification form is completed and filed in accordance with the applicable requirements of rule 901-19-06 of the Administrative Code. (B) Milk or other food obtained from livestock administered or treated with a drug and permitted to exhibit pursuant to paragraph (A) of this rule shall not be used for human consumption. 901-19-10 TESTING REQUIREMENTS AND TEST RESULTS This is a mandatory rule. (A) Urine, blood, tissue and other test samples shall be collected in accordance with the Ohio department of agricultures protocol for the collection of livestock test samples at exhibitions. Test samples may be collected before, during or immediately after a show. Deviation from the protocol shall be noted.(B) The director may at his discretion, collect any urine, blood, tissue or other test samples from exhibition animals at the time of slaughter. 901-19-11 HUMANE TREATMENT OF LIVESTOCK This is a mandatory rule. (A) A person shall treat livestock in a humane manner and in accordance with acceptable commercial practices so as to protect the health, safety and welfare of the livestock. (B) All exhibitors shall comply with and abide by the policy statement and code of practices of the Ohio Livestock Coalition. 901-19-12 ACCEPTABLE PRACTICES This is a mandatory rule. The following practices are deemed acceptable to protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of livestock: (A) Adding caffeine free soda pop, gelatin, or other sweeteners to drinking water in nominal amounts to encourage water consumption; (B) Hoof trimming; (C) Cosmetic dehorning in market class livestock; (D) Using collodion as a teat sealant, but for no longer than eighteen hours; (E) Adding molasses or other sweeteners to feed to encourage consumption;
50 - www.putnamcountyfair.com (F) Properly administered and approved growth implants; (G) Castration; (H) Beak trimming; (I) Dehorning; (J) Tattooing; (K) Hot or freeze branding; (L) Humane ringing; (M) Tail docking; (N) Ear notching; (O) Ear tagging; (P) Shearing; (Q) Drenching of lambs for a medical condition at an exhibition when diagnosed by a licensed veterinarian; (R) Acceptable surgery, including clamps, bands and chemical castration. (S) Application of ice, ice packs, cold packs or cold compresses prescribed to relieve heat stress or a medical condition diagnosed by a licensed veterinarian at an exhibition. 901-19-13 UNACCEPTABLE PRACTICES This is a mandatory rule. The following practices are detrimental to the health, safety, and welfare of livestock and are prohibited: (A) Applying any electrical, mechanical, or other appliance to livestock repeatedly or for a prolonged time period in violation of section 313.2 of the United States code of federal regulations; (B) Hitting, striking, beating, or otherwise impacting livestock that induces swelling or enhances, transforms or changes the true conformation, configuration, or appearance of the livestock; (C) Plugging of teats; (D) Sealing of teats using unapproved substances or for longer than eighteen hours using approved substances; (E) Injecting material into udders or teats for non-medical purposes or otherwise artificially modifying the appearance or conformation of the udder or teat; (F) Using ice, ice packs, cold packs or cold compresses internally or externally other than in accordance with paragraph (S) of rule 901-19-12 of the Administrative Code; (G) Using a stomach tube or pump for any purpose other than for the relief of tympany or gas on the day of exhibiting. (H) Drenching of lambs at an exhibition is prohibited except as permitted under paragraph (Q) of rule 901-19-12 of the Administrative Code. 901-19-19 ABSOLUTE LIABILITY This is a mandatory rule. (A) Both the exhibitor and the owner of livestock are absolutely
liable to discipline under rule 901-19-21 of the Administrative Code for the presence of an unlawful substance in livestock and unacceptable practices done to livestock. (B) If the exhibitor or the owner was a minor child at the time the unlawful substance or unacceptable practice was detected, the parent or guardian of the person shall also be absolutely liable to discipline under rule 901-19-21 of the Administrative Code for the presence of an unlawful substance in livestock and unacceptable practices done to livestock. (C) The director or the sponsor in imposing discipline under paragraph (A) of this rule upon a person, shall mitigate the discipline imposed based upon one or more of the following facts if established. (1) The person did not introduce the unlawful substance into the animal or do any unacceptable practices to the livestock; (2) The person had no actual or constructive knowledge that the unlawful substance was introduced into the livestock or that unacceptable practices had been done to the livestock; (3) The unlawful substance was not introduced into the livestock and the unacceptable practices were not done to the livestock through the person’s negligence. 901-19-21 DISCIPLINARY ACTION This is a mandatory rule. (A) Any person who violates a provision of sections 901.70 through 901.76 inclusive, or 2925.04 of the Revised Code or any provision of this chapter, is subject to any of the following disciplinary actions: (1) Disqualification from any exhibition; (2) Disqualification of the exhibition livestock from any exhibition; (3) Continuing education; (4) Written letter of reprimand; (5) Forfeiture or return of awards, prizes, premiums or proceeds; (6) Pre-exhibition drug testing. (B) Disqualification may include any or all shows and classes and may be for any number of years. (C) Anyone who violates rule 901-19-07 of the Administrative Code may be given a letter of reprimand for the first offense. 901-19-31 RESPONSIBILITIES OF AND ASSISTANCE TO JUNIOR FAIR EXHIBITORS This is an optional rule.
(A) A junior livestock show exhibitor shall be responsible for the continuous care, grooming, and preparation of the livestock entered in the junior livestock show. (B) An exhibitor may receive assistance in the care, grooming, and preparation of the livestock entered in the junior livestock show, provided that the assistance shall be limited to explanation or demonstration provided by the following: (1) Family members; (2) Household members; (3) Advisors or adult volunteers of 4-H or FFA in the exhibitor’s club or county; (4) Vocational agriculture instructors; (5) County extension agents; (6) Department representatives; (7) Veterinarians; (8) Members of the exhibitor’s 4-H club, FFA chapter, or other youth organizations; (9) Guest speakers of the 4-H, FFA, or other youth organizations. (C) Any person not specified in paragraph (B) of this rule who provides assistance to a junior livestock show exhibitor shall register in writing with the sponsor. The responsibility to register rests with the exhibitor. An assistant may register for more than one exhibitor. Failure to register constitutes grounds for disciplinary action against the exhibitor. Assistance shall be limited to explanation and minimal demonstration. 901-19-32 BREED SHOWS OR CLASSES This is an optional rule. In breed shows or classes, the rules of the breed association shall constitute accepted grooming practices for that breed’s show or class, unless otherwise modified by a mandatory rule. 901-19-33 PROHIBITED GROOMING PRACTICES This is an optional rule. The following grooming practices are prohibited in market classes, non-breed shows or classes, and breed shows or classes unless those grooming practices are permitted under rule 901-19-32: (A) Using any substance to enhance or change the color of the livestock, including the livestock’s hide or hooves; (B) Adding any substance externally to build up, change or alter the shape or conformation of the livestock, including by way of example but not limited to rope, false hair, graphite, hemp, and
powders; (C) Pigmented grooming aides or materials. (D) Slick clipping or body shaving of market hogs except on the ears and tails. 901-19-34 OUTSTANDING MARKET PROJECT COMPETITION This is an optional rule. An exhibition may provide for an outstanding market project competition in one or more classes. The competition may include an evaluation of the livestock, demonstration of the exhibitor’s showmanship abilities, and a skillathon or interview judging. The skillathon or interview judging may include demonstration of the exhibitor’s knowledge of quality assurance principles, as set forth in an industry publication or in a publication such as the caring for animals handout or by viewing the Caring for Animals Video available from a county extension office. 901-19-35 RECOGNITION OF DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS This is an optional rule. (A) Disciplinary action by a sponsor against a person for a violation of sections 901.70 to 901.76, inclusive, or 2925.04 of the Revised Code or chapter 90119 of the Administrative Code shall be given full faith and credit and shall be honored at all exhibitions. (B) A person who has been convicted of violating section 901.70 to 901.76, inclusive, or 2925.04 of the Revised Code shall be prohibited from participating in any exhibition for a minimum period of three years. 901-19-38 FALSE, DECEPTIVE OR UNACCEPTABLE PRACTICES This is an optional rule. The following are unacceptable practices: (A) Castration of livestock for purposes of this rule which exceed the following criteria: (1) Cattle over eight months of age; (2) Swine over seventy-five pounds; or (3) Sheep over seventy-five pounds. (B) Showing any market livestock which has been treated in accordance with paragraph (A), (B) or (C) of 901-19-04 of the Administrative Code when a side effect of the drug conceals, enhances, transforms or changes the true confirmation or condition of the livestock. (C) Any natural occurrence or surgical process which results in testicular tissue remaining in the
body of exhibition livestock except rabbits and poultry. 901-19-39 OWNERSHIP REQUIREMENTS (A) No person shall register, enter, or exhibit in a junior livestock exhibition any of the livestock listed in paragraphs (A) (1) to (A)(7) of this rule unless the person has owned the livestock for not less than the length of time listed: (1) market steers - 150 days; (2) market dairy steers - 150 days; (3) market hogs - 60 days; (4) market lambs - 60 days; (5) market goats - 60 days; (6) veal calves - 60 days; and (7) market poultry â€“ within five days of hatch including all individual participants in a cooperative. (B) No person shall register, enter or exhibit livestock in a junior breeding livestock exhibition unless the person has owned the livestock for not less than sixty days or, if the livestock is registered, the livestock has been registered in the persons name for not less than sixty days. (C) For any exhibition other than those listed in paragraphs (A)(1) to (A)(6) and paragraph (B) of this rule, the length of time a person shall own livestock before the person may register, enter or exhibit the livestock at an exhibition may be set by either the sponsor of the exhibition or a breed association. Director in Charge: Gary Erhart Concession Space Rules 2012 Putnam County Fair 1. No one may offer anything for sale or give anything away on any part of the fairgrounds during the fair without first obtaining a contract for space for such sale or giveaway. 2. No one may set up any game, concession or exhibit before or during the fair without obtaining a contract for such game, food concession or other exhibit. 3. All space(s) shall be used for the purpose outlined on each respective contract. 4. All buildings, tents or enclosures, constructed or used must have the approval of the Society. 5. Each concession or exhibit shall COMPLY WITH and OBSERVE ALL LAWS, ordinances or STATUES of the United States, the State of Ohio, the County of Putnam and the Township of Ottawa and protect and hold harmless the
Society from any and all liability resulting in non-compliance. The OHIO REVISED CODE Sections 1711.09 and 2915.01 PROHIBIT IMMORAL SHOWS, LOTTERY DEVICES, GAMES OF CHANCE, GAMBLING OF ANY KIND (Including the sale of pools and paddle wheels) and the sale of intoxicants on any OHIO FAIRGROUNDS AT ALL TIMES. No drug related or explosive item may be sold or given away. 6. All licenses and permits required by the Ohio Department of Agricultural and/or the Putnam County Board of Health or any other governmental agency must be obtained before operation begins. All law and regulations issued by those agencies must be obeyed. 7. The concession or exhibit owner, his employees, invitees or licensees shall be SUBJECT TO THE RULES AND REGULATIONS heretofore and hereinafter PRESCRIBED BY THE SOCIETY. 8. All concession or exhibits shall use the leased space(s) AT THEIR SOLE RISK. The Society shall not be responsible for any destruction, damage or deterioration of their property from weather, storm(s), acts of God, rebellion or riot. Additionally, the Society shall not be responsible for damage or destruction of property caused by any person, invitee, licensee or trespasser in any manner. 9. Each concession or exhibit shall be RESPONSIBLE FOR and save the Society harmless from any and ALL TAX LEVIES OR TAX DUE to any governmental body or agency. 10. Each concession or exhibit shall PROVIDE any pay for his OWN INSURANCE COVERAGE for fire, theft, vandalism, damage or destruction for their property. The society shall not be responsible or chargeable for such damage or destruction. 11. Each concession or exhibit ASSUMES ALL LIABILITY of any claims of damage arising out of their activities at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. The society, its directors, officers, employees and the Board of Putnam County Commissioners will be held harmless in any and all claims for damages arising from the heretofore mentioned activities. Additionally, they must PROVIDE to the Society a CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE verifying a liability coverage for their operation prior to the opening of the fair. 12. Concessions or exhibits shall not transfer, sell, assign,
exchange or barter any privileges, tickets of admission or rights issued to concessions or exhibits or his employees hereunder. 13. Concessions or exhibits SHALL NOT assign nor SUBLET their contract to any person, partnership or corporation. 14. Concessions or exhibits shall SECURE AND PAY for PERMITS, LICENSES, SANCTION FEES, etc., necessary to conduct the scheduled activity. 15. Concessions or exhibits shall SECURE and PAY any type of SECURITY that either they or the Society determines necessary. 16. Each concession or exhibit shall post in a conspicuous manner at the front or entrance to their place of business a sign showing the price to be charged for meals, lunches, drinks or other articles of food to be sold. The size of said sign, manner and place of posting to be approved by the society. 17. The person who obtains the contract mentioned in paragraph 1 or 2 above is responsible for the actions of all employees and agents while on the grounds. 18. All business will be conducted from within the space and all advertising will be confined to the inside of said space. 19. All business will be conducted in a courteous and gentlemanly manner and all fair patrons will be treated politely and courteously at all time. (The fair patron is always right!) 20. No cars, trucks, trailers or other vehicles parked in the concession area, unless approved by Fair Officials with an extra fee paid. No vehicle traffic permitted on midway from 10:00 AM to curfew. 21. All rides, games, food and other sales must observe the curfew that is announced each night. 22. All music, amplifiers and loudspeakers will be kept at a comfortable level as determined by Officials of the Fair. 23. All spaces will be kept clean and orderly and will be decorated at the expense of the concession owner. 24. Anything given away must be approved by the Society. Any exhibitor who conducts drawings for free prizes must provide the Fair Secretary with the name, address and telephone number of the prize winners within (5) days of the close of the fair. 25. Each space will be open every day from at least 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM and should be manned at these times. If space is not
manned, a sign will be posted stating a time an attendant will be in the space. 26. The fairgrounds will be available for set-up from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM two (2) days prior to opening of the fair. Any space that is not set up by 10:00 AM on the first day of the fair will be considered vacant and can be rented to someone else. 27. No space may be closed, vacated and/or torn down until at least 7:00 PM on the last day of the fair. 28. All displays and display material must be removed from the fairgrounds by three (3) calendar days following the close of the fair or they will become property of the Putnam County Ag. Society. 29. Only items listed on your contract may be sold from or displayed in your space. 30. No campers or sleeping quarters are permitted in any area of the fairgrounds except in the designated camping areas. All campers and sleeping quarters must pay the camping fees. 31. At the expiration of each contract, the space shall be surrendered to the Society in as good repair as when possession taken. 32. The Society shall have a lien upon all property being kept, used or situated upon the fairgrounds, for the rent or privilege money to be paid under their contract and for any damages sustained. The Society shall have the right to restrain the same without process of law: and appropriate the property to satisfy all claims against the concession. 33. The violation of any of the items, conditions or provisions of a contract shall, at the election of the Societyâ€™s Directors, cause the whole amount of this contract to become due and work a revocation forfeiture of all rights and privileges granted to the concession. In the event of such breach and such election, any and all sums paid or contracted to be paid under a contract to the Society, shall be and become the property of the Society as liquidated damages for said breach. ANY EXCEPTIONS TO FOREGOING RULES MUST HAVE PRIOR APPROVAL BY THE FAIR OFFICIALS. OTHERWISE, VIOLATION WILL BE CONSIDERED BASIS FOR EXPULSION FROM FAIRGROUNDS AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FUTURE DISPLAY PRIVILEGES.
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SUPER STAKES Ottawa, OH June 19 & 20, 2012
SUPER SPEED PROGRAM
TUESDAY, NIGHT, June 19, 2012 - 5:00 PM (Declare on Saturday, June 16, 2012) Pace - 3 Yr. Old Filly Super Stakes WOCRA - Pace - 2 Yr. Old Filly Super Stakes WOCRA - Trot - 3 Yr. Old Colt Super Stakes WOCRA - Trot - 2 Yr Old Colt Super Stakes WOCRA - Trot - 4 Year Old & Up Signature Series Entry Fee $100
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WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 20, 2012 - 5:00 PM (Declare on Sunday, June 17, 2012) Trot - 2 Yr. Old Filly Super Stakes WOCRA - Added $1,508 Pace - 3 Yr. Old Colt Super Stakes WOCRA - Added $1,508 Trot - 3 Yr. Old Filly Super Stakes WOCRA - Added $1,508 Pace - 2 Yr. Old Colt Super Stakes WOCRA - Added $1,508 Pace - 4 Year Old & Up Signature Series Entry Fee $100 - Est. $2,000
1. Colt and Filly races, raced in accordance with WOCRA Rules. Payment of purses dependent upon payment of Ohio Fair Fund money. Unless otherwise stipulated, U.S.T.A. and O.R.C. Rules to govern. 2. Entrance fee $100 for stakes races. Six to name and five to start. Horses drawn from entry box must pay declaration fee. Track will score six wide. One heat plan. 3. Horses must declare in by 10:00 AM. THREE DAYS preceding race. 4. The Signature Series Rules will govern the Signature Series events as found elsewhere in the Huff’s Guide. Starting fee $100. All declarations must be paid. 5. In the event more than nine (9) entries are declared to start in the Signature Series, race shall be divided and raced in divisions. Each division will race only one heat. 6. The Fairboard reserves the right to change the program, declare off any event, or reject any entry. Putnam County Agricultural Society and the Putnam County Commissioners assume no liability in case of accidents (on or off track) or fire to horse, owner, trainer, driver or any employee, agent, family or spectator.
7. Not all stalls have doors. 8. All Harness Horsemen must pay at the gate. We will honor Western Ohio Colt Racing Association Passes ON RACE DAYS ONLY. PASSSES ADMIT ONE (1) INDIVIDUAL ONLY. 9. Speed Office opens June 16, 2012, 7:00 A.M. 10. Races will be charted. All horses enter Fairgrounds through Gate No. 4. 11. All owners, trainers and drivers must have 2012 Ohio State Racing Commission License. 12. Current Coggins Test required. Lasix veterinarian on grounds. 13. All race owners must show Federal Tax ID Number when entry fee is paid.
Entries taken June 16 & 17 • 7 AM -10 AM
Telephone all entries at speed office numbers below:
ANY CHECKS RETURNED FROM HORSEMEN WILL BE CHARGED A $50.00 FEE. SPEED OFFICE PHONES: 419 236-6500 or 419 236-6700 • PHOTO FINISH • CHARTING • PARI-MUTUAL WAGERING • FREE GRANDSTAND • TROPHY EACH HEAT
Speed Committee Superintendent, Eleanor Rissor Garry Kleman, Don Verhoff, Ben Niese Track Committee Superintendent, Doug Meyer Alan Wrasman, Matt Wiechart
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Putnam County Grounds Improvement Foundation Dear Sponsor, We would like to introduce our nonprofit foundation, The Putnam County Grounds Improvement Foundation, Inc. (PCGIF). We are all 100% volunteers, and all proceeds are utilized to renovate the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Our county has hundreds of 4-H and FFA members that count on the opportunity to show and demonstrate their annual projects at the county fair each June. Age has taken its toll on the property and situations need addressed to keep the property viable for all county residents. THe PCGIF was formed as a 501(c) 3 to allow for donations to be eligible for tax deductions. Enclosed you will find forms for the current projects that are highlighted here. The 10-foot sections of aluminum powder coated picket fencing can be personalized with a 2-line sponsor sign. The fencing is planned to stretch from Gate 1 to Gate 4. (East to West along the front property line). We have many sections yet to go. Paver bricks under the archway are still being sold for personalization with the funds to be used for continuing projects such as in painting roofs and barns, or toward the power grid. Each year campers enter the property with yet more amenities requiring power. The stress on the electrical system causes breakers to trip. Concession stands have to provide their own generators and they back bill this to the fair. PCGIF would like to hire electricians to upgrade and correct these issues. Drainage is another problem in certain areas of the 25 acres we call our fairgrounds. Many need flushed and new concrete formed at the mouth to help with the flow when the inevitable fair storms come. If you have ever ridden out a thunderstorm at the fairgrounds you too know where the problems are. Please consider donating to the fairgrounds renovation in one form or another. No donation is too small and we will offer recognition accordingly. Please make checks payable to PCGIF and mail to P.O. Box 47, Ottawa, OH 45875. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer time toward projects, please contact Mary Ann Williams at 419-615-9222 or Peg Kruse at the fair office 419-523-4628. Thank you in advance for your kind consideration, MaryAnn Williams President/Secretary PCGIF
For pledging & sponsorship levels, or advertising information please contact: MaryAnn Williams Peg Kruse 419-615-9222 419-523-4628 Write or send donations to PCGIF, P.O. Box 47, Ottawa, Ohio 45875.
Help Renovate the Fairgrounds Proposal to Businesses & Residents of Putnam County and Surrounding Areas Project: Renovation of the Putnam County Fairgrounds Non - Profit Organization: Putnam County Grounds Improvement Foundation, Inc. (PCGIF) Foundation Mission: To upgrade County properties for utilization by competitive commerce to stimulate income generating properties, to upgrade and promote our area. Description of the Project: The solicitation of an initial estimated $90,000.00 in private funds to renovate restrooms at the Merchant’s Building. Upgrading the restrooms will allow the Merchant’s building to be utilized for private and commercial events which will assist in generating funds to maintain the property and also assist with funding for the annual county fair. The county fair struggles to meet funding for the fair events. The goal is to allow the property and the fair to support itself. It will give the community at large another option for wedding receptions, family reunions, auctions, job fairs, and other public events. Painting of select barn roofs: Two (2-3) barn roofs are in sad shape. Seeking $15,000 for professional painting of these roofs. Other buildings are targeted for future painting. Landscaping and cosmetic grounds improvements – will be incorporated at the areas listed above. New Event/Advertising Marquee – We are looking for four-six sponsors that would like to purchase billboard advertisement beneath the proposed marquee sign on an annual renewal. The Marquee sign will be positioned near the fair office and will offer local advertisement and inform of events at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Cost for one year: $5,000.00. Sponsor Levels: Blue Ribbon: $5,000.00 Appropriate level recognition in the Fair Premium Book, all media/advertising coverage, appropriate level signage at the specific project, right to display company products at PCGIF’s booth in the Merchant’s Building during fair. Red Ribbon: $2,500.00 Appropriate level recognition in the Fair Premium Book, appropriate level signage at the specific project, right to display company products at PCGIF’s booth in the Merchant’s Building during fair. Yellow Ribbon: $1,000.00 Appropriate level recognition in the Fair Premium Book, appropriate level signage at the specific project White Ribbon: $ 500.00 Appropriate level recognition in the Fair Premium Book Pink Ribbon: $ 250.00 Appropriate level recognition in the Fair Premium Book Friends: $ 100.00 or less Appropriate level recognition in the Fair Premium Book The Putnam County Grounds Improvement Foundation, Inc (PCGIF) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization and donations are tax deductible. A receipt will be provided. Estate and memorial donations gratefully accepted. Paver Bricks are still being sold. See the form on page 56 or visit www.putnamcountyfair.com under PCGIF
NO AMOUNT IS TOO SMALL…
Thank you in advance for supporting our youth and investing in our area’s future by supporting this project. This renovation is an on- going project and we appreciate your annual consideration. Please remember us in your annual donation budget. Please help us to help ourselves!
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P.O. Box 47 Ottawa, OH 45875 419-523-4628
OWN A PIECE OF THE PUTNAM COUNTY FAIR... BUY A BRICK You have ridden rides and watched demo derbies. You’ve enjoyed Fiske Fries, cotton candy and lemon shakeups. You’ve entered your grandma’s pie recipe or your favorite flower in fair exhibits. You’ve shown a prize steer or pig. You’ve watched harness racing and even placed a bet or two. You may have even entered a greased pig contest. Now you can cast those memories in a memorial brick and become a permanent piece of the fair by contributing to the ongoing fund-raising to renovate the fairgrounds. How can you play a part in the reconstruction of the fairgrounds? Simply purchase a commemorative paver brick in the name of an individual, business, or special occasion. The brick will be engraved with your personal text and incorporated into the current renovation plans. Bricks will be placed at the main gate until all spaces are filled and then will be incorporated into other projected locations.
DEDICATED BRICK APPLICATION Your Name:__________________________________________
Method of & Total Payment
Address:_____________________________________________ City/State/Zip: ________________________________________
___________Check ___________Money Order ___________Cash
e-mail: ______________________________________________ The bricks are 8” x 8” square. Each brick may contain letters and numbers, with the final approval or denial of any message to be placed on the brick to be made by the Putnam County Grounds Improvement Foundation, Inc.
The cost to sponsor a dedicated brick is: $100.00 for individuals, families, nonprofit organizations, youth & church groups $250.00 for small businesses (<100 employees) $500.00 for large businesses (100 or more) and government service organizations Please print clearly. 16 character maximum per line. Each letter, number, punctuation mark or space represents one character. PCGIF reserves the right to determine location and placement of brick in the gate project layout. One form per brick. Mail to: Putnam County Grounds Improvement Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 47, Ottawa, OH 45875. Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 Line 4
Thank you for your generosity. For more information on fundraiser or gate project, please call MaryAnn @ 419-615-9222, Peg @ 419-523-4628 or email email@example.com FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY: Received ____________ Processed _____________ Notified Customer order is in process by: ______________ Tax receipt sent: ___________
Purchase A Part Of History Your business, club or organization can help restore the history of the Putnam County Fairgrounds! The Putnam County Grounds Improvement Foundation needs your help on Phase II of the Gate Project at the Putnam County Fairgrounds.
Purchase a 10 ft. section of fence at the front entrances of the fairgrounds Your Name
Your business, club or organization name will be engraved on a name plate and placed on your section of fence!
Please print clearly. Mail form with your check to: Putnam County Grounds Improvement Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 47, Ottawa, OH 45875 Name: (as you wish it listed on name plate): ___________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ Address: _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ Phone #: _________________________________________ Email: _______________________________________________________________________________ Maximum two lines of text and maximum of two organizations or companies per 10â€™ section.
Putnam County Grounds Improvement Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 tax exempt non-profit foundation and donations are eligible for tax deductions (please contact your tax advisor). For more information on Phase II of the gate project, please call Mary Ann at 419-615-9222, Peg Kruse at 419-523-4628 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Putnam County Grounds Improvement Supporters The Putnam County Grounds Improvement Foundation (PCGIF) thanks all our Supporters of the Phase I & Phase II Gate Project! Ag Credit Amstutz Family Beverly J. Leis Black Swamp Horse Club Bruce Stowe Bryder Chiropractic Clinic Buckeye Custom Fab C.E. Kitchen / PGT Trucking Chad Niese, Attorney at Law Charles Meyer Charles Reed Crawfis-Blanchard Alumni Dales Concrete & Decorative Stamping Darren & Pat Langhals and Family Daryl Amstutz Dennis & Jeannette Verhoff Dennis V. Niese Transportation LLC. Don Verhoff Donna Rosengarten Dooryard Garden Club Doris Warnimont Dr. Tom Bauer & Dr. Diane Dible Earl Schroeder Eleanor Risser Everett Schmenk Insurance Excursions Trailways Fawcett Lammon & Recker Insurance Agency Fortman Insurance Agency Gary Frey Gary Ordway Gene Ruhe Graff Chevrolet Hilty Memorial Home Hirzel Canning Company Huggy Bear RV Sales Jan Osborn Janice M. Schroeder Jason Alt Jeff & Nancy Benroth Jim Pierman Joe & Joann Niese
John & Mary Love John Freund K & L Ready Mix Kalida Manufacturing Inc. Kalida Truck Equipment Kathie Stinson Ken Siefker Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Larry Boos Larry Metzger Laura Warnimont Leipsic United Methodist Church Lisa Meyer Lynn Morman (OG Class of ‘79) M & M Hauling Margaret Dickman Marge & Chuck Knueven Marge Fisher Margie Dresbach Marjorie Wachtmann Family (In memory of Ray Wachtmann) Mark & Lois Snyder Matthew & Dr. Jennifer Maag Mel & Linda Borton Melvin & Esther Schroeder Michael Greer Milton Schutz Morman Lawn Care Orville Verhoff Ottawa Fire Department Auxillary Ottawa Glandorf Area Jaycees Ottawa Oil Inc. Ottawa Rescue Squad Ottawa VFW Post 9142 & Women’s Auxilary Ottawa-Glandorf Rotary Club P & G Pet Care - Iams and Eukanuba Phil Verhoff POET Biorefining PRO-TEC Coating Company Putnam County Agricultural Society Fair Board
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157th Putnam County Fair
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) $20.00 Membership Ticket For County ) $20.00 Season Ticket For Non-County Exhibitors Total Amount Due.............................................................$_______________ ***ENTRY FEE MUST ACCOMPANY ALL ENTRIES***
Putnam County Bred & Fed Market Goat Wednesday, June 20 3:00 PM
Co-Superintendents Nathan Meyer - 419-286-2749 Maurice Miller - 419-532-3512 PURPOSE OF BRED & FED: To promote and recognize Putnam County Breeders and Putnam County Residents as it pertains to Market Goat Production. This show is open to goats already registered in a Putnam County Fair Event. Owner of does and wethers must have a signed agreement on file with the Extension Office by May 1, 2012. Agreements will consist of signature of breeder and owner.
Market Steer Tuesday, June 19 7:30 PM
Co-Superintendents Matt Wiechart - 419-890-7654 Denny Schroeder - 419-615-9856 PURPOSE OF BRED & FED: To promote and recognize Putnam County Breeders and Putnam County Residents as it pertains to Beef Cattle Production. This show is open to Putnam County Residents Owner of steer(s) & heifer(s) must have signed agreement on file with the Extension Office by January 1, 2012. Agreements will consist of signature of breeder, owner and steer(s) & heifer(s) ID.
Definition of Bred & Fed: Steer(s) must be bred and calved by a Putnam County resident or by a resident of Putnam County School District boundaries and fed by a Putnam County Fair Exhibitor. Female of said heifer must be in continual management practices by Putnam County resident. Female purchased bred outside of the County will not be eligible the first year. Awards will be presented to the owner and the breeder of the Champion and Reserve Champion Bred and Fed Market Steer. Sponsored by the Putnam County Cattle Breeders. Weight classes to be determined at weighin by superintendent, and will be divided into classes. No dairy steers.
Grand Champion Bred and Fed Market Steer Exhibitor: Ashley Gable Breeder: The Rod Herman Family
Definition of Bred & Fed: Market goats must be bred and kidded by a Putnam County Resident or by a resident of a Putnam County school district and fed by a Putnam County Fair Exhibitor. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion will be awarded.
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Reserve Champion Bred and Fed Market Steer Exhibitor: Nicholas Schroeder Breeder: The Mike Schroeder Family
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Dairy/Beef Feeder/ Dairy Steer Show
DEPARTMENT A Superintendents Putnam County Calf Keepers Jane Warnimont 419-615-2372 Dan Karhoff 419-890-9823 Steve Backus 419-302-3166 Karen Schroeder 419-943-2793 Mark Knott 419-538-6226 Dale Schulte 419-969-0362 Order of Show: Dairy feeders, beef feeders, dairy steers, showmanship (time permitting) • Limit of two entries in any one class per exhibitor • Classes will be decided after weigh in. Weigh in will be Thursday from 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM in the south side of the swine barn. • Cattle will be shown by weight. • Only open class cattle brought in will be released after the show. • All feeders and steers must be dehorned and castrated. • Entry fee per head is $15.00. • Class premium: $10.00 for first, $7.50 for second and $5.00 for third. • Grand Champion: $50.00, Reserve Champion: $25.00 • Vehicles cannot block fire lanes. Trailers must be on grounds by 1:00 PM. • Bedding will not be provided. Clean up is owner’s responsibility. • Limited stall space available. Cattle may be shown off trailer. • Exhibitors will need to bring own generators if needed. • All cattle must pass health regulations. Cattle may be checked by a committee member or by the vet. • No building, painting or altering of animal permitted. • Maximum weight for feeder calves is 650 lbs. Minimum weight for dairy steers is 900 lbs. • Must enter Gate I.
DEPARTMENT B Co-Superintendents Matt Wiechart 419-890-7654 Denny Schroeder 419-615-9856 Entries Close June 15, 2012 Putnam County Exhibitors must purchase a $20 membership ticket. Non-county exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 season ticket. •$6.00 entry fee per head per class except classes 19-20 which
Open Class Departments
are $6.00 per entry. •All cattle must be on grounds between 4 PM - 8 PM on Friday, June 22, 2012. •Only Open Class Cattle released after show on Saturday, June 23. JUDGING: SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012 - 3:30 PM •Limit of two entries in any one class per exhibitor. •Exhibitor must have Registration papers ready for inspection by judges and superintendents at their request. •Animals without quality and showing neglect shall not receive premiums. •All cows must be exhibited with calf at side. •There will be no bedding furnished. •All cattle will be governed by the following schedules and premiums. FIRST PLACE $18.00 SECOND PLACE $14.00 All fans must be plugged into a power strip. No fans will be allowed to blow air from behind livestock. All fans will blow on leadside of steers and beef feeders. No nails or screws may be used, however you may use wire to hold fan cages. All violators will be told to leave grounds. BULL CLASSES 1. Bull, Junior Calf must have been calved after Jan. 1, 2012. 2. Bull, Winter Calf must have been calved between Nov. 1 Dec. 31 2011. 3. Bull, Senior Calf must have been calved between Sept. 1 Oct. 31, 2011. 4. Bull, Late Summer Yearling must have been calved between July 1 - Aug. 31, 2011. 5. Bull, Early Summer Yearling must have been calved between May 1 - June 30, 2011. 6. Bull, Late Junior Yearling must have been calved between March 1, - April 30, 2011. 7. Bull, Junior Yearling must have been calved between Jan. 1 - Feb. 28, 2011. CHAMPION BULL: Rosette RES. CHAMPION BULL: Rosette HEIFER CLASSES 8. Heifer, Junior Calf must have been calved after Jan. 1, 2012. 9. Heifer, Winter Calf must have been calved between Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, 2011.
10. Heifer, Senior Calf must have been calved between Sept. 1 - Oct. 31, 2011. 11. Heifer, Late Summer Yearling must have been calved between July 1 - Aug. 31, 2011. 12. Heifer, Early Summer Yearling must have been calved between May 1 - June 30, 2011. 13. Heifer, Late Junior Yearling must have been calved between March 1- April 30, 2011. 14. Heifer, Junior Yearling must have been calved between Jan. 1 - Feb. 28, 2011. 15. Heifer, Senior Yearling must have been calved between Sept. 1 - Dec. 31, 2010. 16. Heifer, 2 year old must have been calved by Sept. 1, 2010. 17. Pair of Yearling shall consist of one bull and one female from the Senior Yearling, Junior Yearling or Summer classes. 18. Pair of Calves shall consist of one Senior, Winter, or Junior Bull Calves and one Senior, Winter, or Junior Heifer calves. CHAMPION FEMALE......Rosette Division 7 - Hereford Division 8 - Shorthorns, no appendix Division 9 - Angus Division 10 - Crosses & AOB Division 11 - Chianina Division 12 - Simmental Exhibits are open to all counties and states that are open to Putnam County, but the Society reserves the right to close entries when the stalls are taken. ***Awards to be presented to the Grand Champion and Reserve Champion Bull and Female overall breeds.
Open Class Steer Show
DEPARTMENT B - CLASS 40 Co-Superintendents Matt Wiechart 419-890-7654 Denny Schroeder 419-615-9856 • $15.00 entry fee per head at time of entry JUDGING: SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 5 PM • All cattle must be on the grounds between 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Saturday, June 23, 2012. • Cattle will be released following the end of the show. • Open to all counties that are open to Putnam County. • Exhibitors must be able to
prove ownership 60 days before day of show • Open to all Purebred, Crossbred, and Grade Steers • All steers must be broke and be led in the ring to show • All steers must be Polled or Dehorned • Steers must be showed by weight • Steers will be weighed between 2:00 - 3:00 PM. • Approximately 10 steers per class • Top three from each class will be eligible to compete for final placing • Top Five Places: $50, $40, $30, $20, $10 OPEN CLASS SHOWMANSHIP SHOW will be following the Open Class Steer Show AWARD FOR GRAND CHAMPION STEER SHOWMANSHIP AWARD
DEPARTMENT C JACKPOT MARKET LAMB SHOW ON FOOT ONLY Superintendent, Doug Meyer 419-236-4508 Judging – Friday, June 22 at 7:30 PM Overall Grand Champion........ $150.00 Overall Reserve Champion.... $100.00 3rd Overall................................ $50.00 4th Overall................................ $25.00 *Classes to be decided after weigh in *There will be showmanship classes for all ages. 1. Entry fee $15.00 per head at time of entry. 2. Animals must be on grounds for weigh-in 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM on June 22, 2012. 3. Not over 20 lambs per class. Premium of $25.00 for 1st place, $20.00 for 2nd place, $15.00 for 3rd place and $12 for 4th place. 4. Animals will be released to go home immediately after show. 5. Use East livestock gate for show entrance. 6. Blankets must be removed from lamb before weighing. 7. No one allowed in show ring during judging except Judge, Exhibitor and Fair Officials. 8. If the animal was born after January 1, 2011, it must have official USDA sheep identification
and be identified to the flock of birth either by an eartag or tattoo placed by the owner of the flock of birth, or a tag or tattoo placed by the purchaser. 9. Lambs will only be shown off the trailer. **Open Class Showmanship immediately after Jackpot Lamb Show.
DEPARTMENT D Superintendent - Jay Beckman 419-890-8292 30th Annual Market Hog Show • The event is sponsored by the Putnam County Agricultural Society. • Open to counties that are open to Putnam County • Each exhibitor is allowed to be shown in only one class • Each animal is allowed to be shown in only one class • Entry fee is $10.00 per head paid at time of weigh-in • All purebreds, crossbreds and grades - both barrows and gilts are eligible • Cryptorchids and late castrates will be disqualified Judging – Saturday, June 23 10:00 AM • ENTRIES ARE TO BE IN PLACE (in special area to be provided) by 9 AM SATURDAY, JUNE 23. • All hogs (terminal) will be sold to a local buyer for that day’s market, except hogs also shown in Jr. Fair • All hogs will be excused from the fairgrounds when loaded by purchaser. • The exhibitor of the excused hogs will receive payment directly from the purchaser or through Putnam County Ag Society. • All entries will be identified, weighed, (officially) and classed starting at 8:00 - 9:30 AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 23. • Hogs must be entered in actual owner’s name. Example: 4-H exhibitors must enter in their own name. • Hogs must be entered in class they are in. • Entries must be paid at weigh time SATURDAY, JUNE 23. • Entries that are also entered in Junior Fair may also be entered in Open Class Market Hog Show. These hogs will not be weighed Saturday, June 23. However, Junior exhibitors must present weight, sex and tag number information instead at this time. Weight will be verified using Jr. Fair weight information. Entry fee must be paid at this time.
• Premiums for each class are based on entries in class, • Class sizes will be app. 10 pigs per class depending on weight breaks Champion Market Barrow Champion Market Gilt Open Class Adult and PeeWee Showmanships Grand Champion Barrow............. $60.00 Reserve Gr. Champion Barrow... $30.00 Grand Champion Gilt................... $60.00 Reserve Gr. Champion Gilt......... $30.00 ** Special Notice: 4-H & FFA Projects can be used in this show. All 4-H and FFA youth are encouraged to participate! NO EXCEPTIONS!
Adult Swine & Pee-Wee Showmanship
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DEPARTMENT - E Superintendent - Jetta Wildermuth 419-596-3348 • All exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership or a $20.00 season ticket. • Entries close at 6:00 PM, Friday, June 15, 2012. • Exhibits must be in place between 12:00 Noon and 6:00 PM, Sunday, June 17, 2012. • Exhibits may be removed after 8:00 AM, Sunday, June 24, 2012. • One entry per class. • Must be 21 years old to exhibit. • No entry accepted unless it can be placed in a listed category. • Entries submitted in wrong category will be disqualified. Presentation: • Wines must be made from grapes, berries, fruit, vegetables, or a blend of these. • Ingredients may be fresh, canned, dried, concentrated or preserved items. • Still wines MUST be in smooth bottles and approximately 750ml capacity. • May be closed with cork, screw topper or plastic topper. • Wine must be within 1 inch of cork or closure. • Bottle must be labeled with class
of Wine, Year it was made and main ingredient. Wine Judging Standards: • Clarity • Color • Aroma/Bouquet • Palate • Flavor • Balance/Finish $7.00 $5.00 $3.00 1. Dry Red Grape 2. Dry Red Non-grape 3. Dry White Grape 4. Dry White Non-grape 5. Rose Blush 6. Red Sweet Grape 7. Red Sweet Non-grape 8. White Sweet Grape 9. White Sweet Non-grape 10. Dessert Grape 11. Dessert Non-grape 12. Sparkling Red 13. Sparkling White Best of Show $10.00
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DEPARTMENT F *Quality of Product Shall be Worthy of Premium Superintendent - Jetta Wildermuth 419-596-3348 • Entries close June 15, 2012 - 6:00 PM • EXHIBITS MUST BE IN PLACE JUNE 17 between 12 Noon - 6 PM • Open to ALL exhibitors • ENTRIES MAY BE REMOVED AFTER 8:00 AM SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012. • All Exhibitors must purchase a membership or season ticket. JUDGING – Monday, June 18 – 9 AM ALL PREMIUMS THIS CLASS $2.00 - $1.50 - $1.00 BERRIES (1/2 Pint - Glass Container) 1. Strawberries 2. Red Raspberries 3. Black Raspberries CHERRIES 4. Sour Cherries - Early Richmond 5. Sour Cherries - Montmorency 6. Sweet Cherries - Bing 7. Sweet Cherries - Queen Anne 8. Miscellaneous, Fruit MISCELLANEOUS Plate or 6 x 8 Styrofoam Tray No plastic on vegetables 9. Turnips (3) 10. Onions, Red (3) 11. Onions, Yellow (3) 12. Onions, White (3) 13. Bean, Marrowfat-pint 14. Beans, Corn Shelled-pint 15. Beans, navy-pint 16. Beans, Baby Lima-pint 17. Beans, Kidney-pint
18. Beans, Pole 19. Butter, Beans 20. Kohlrabi, green (3) 21. Kohlrabi, purple (3) 22. Kale,Tray (3) 23. Beets, table red (3) 24. Beets, 1 largest table 25. Zucchini (3) 26. Carrots, orange, long (3) 27. Carrots, Oxharts (3) 28. Carrots, other varieties (to be named) (3) 29. Radishes (3) 30. Pickles, small (3) 31. Cucumbers, large slicers 32. Snow Peas 33. Head Lettuce 34. Asparagus 35. Rhubarb, bunch of 3 36. Cauliflower 37. Cabbage, 1 early 38. Cabbage, 1 late 39. Cabbage, 1 red 40. Cabbage, largest head 41. Peas, 6 on a tray, in a shell 42. Green Beans, tray (6) 43. Yellow Wax Beans, tray (6) 44. Purple String Beans, tray (6) 45. Leaf Lettuce, tray 46. Swiss Chord, tray 47. Broccoli 48. Any other, not listed VEGETABLE OR FRUIT ODYSSEYS: Any fresh fruit or vegetables that have grown in 2011-2012 into any unusual recognizable shape or object. Card attached to identify. $9.00 $7.00 $4.00
Department G Superintendent: Jetta Wildermuth 419-596-3348 • One entry per class • Exhibitor limited one entry in each variety of Wheat, Oats, Seeds and Soybeans • Entries close June 15, 2012 - 6:00 PM • Exhibits must be in place Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 12:00 noon - 6:00 PM • Open to all Exhibitors • Entries may be removed after 8:00 AM Sunday, June 24, 2012. • All exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership or season ticket. • No other entry fee is charged. JUDGING: June 18, 2012 - 9 AM WHEAT: Pint Glass Jars – $2.00 - 1.50 - 1.00 (Grown 2011) 1. Dynasty 4. Wellman 2. Hopewell 5. Strike 3. Asca 6. All others to be named SEEDS: Pint Glass Jars – $2.00 - 1.50 - 1.00 (Grown 2011) (Name Kind of Seed - - All Seed)
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The Best of Beef Challenge
• Prize money courtesy of Putnam County Cattlemen. • Medals courtesy of Ottawa Ordnance. • Wednesday, June 20, 2012. • Merchant’s Building, 7:00 PM. 2012 Challenge “GROUND BEEF CASSEROLE” • Prepare your favorite ground beef casserole. • Casseroles must be on judging
table by 7:00 PM. • No contest entry fee. • No pre-registration required. • Judges decision is final. 1st Prize - $50.00 and Medal 2nd Prize - $30.00 and Medal 3rd Prize - $20.00 and Medal
Department H Superintendent - Marge Knueven 419-453-3967 • All exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership or $20.00 season ticket. • Entries close at 6:00 PM, Friday, June 15, 2012. • Exhibits must be in place between 12:00 Noon and 6:00 PM Sunday, June 17, 2012. • All baked goods should be in ziplock bags, except cookies, cakes and pies. Containers are provided for cookies, cakes and pies. • Commercial mixes will be disqualified. • No double entries. • Cakes must be of average size. • All blue ribbon winners will be sold at auction. All other exhibitors may claim (take home) 3/4 of entry after judging is finished. • There will be an auction, Monday, June 18, 2012 at 5:00 PM, of all blue ribbon winning breads, noodles, cookies, candy, cakes and pies. Participation of other exhibitors is optional. Mark your entry ticket, below your name, with yes or no to indicate if you wish to participate in the auction. Half of the purchase price goes to the exhibitor and half goes to the Culinary Department. • Entries must be removed after 8:00 AM Sunday, June 24, 2012. • No commercial bakers may enter. • No refrigeration is available.
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YEAST BREADS $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 White Coffee Cake Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls Any Other Best Yeast Bread $3.00 and Rosette
QUICK BREADS $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 6. Nut Bread 7. Banana Bread 8. Coffee Cake 9. Muffins-5 10. Any Other Best Quick Bread $3.00 and Rosette
NOODLES $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 11. Noodles 1/2 lb. COOKIES (7 cookies) $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 12. Sugar 13. Monster Cookies 14. Oatmeal 15. Chocolate Chip 16. Peanut Butter 17. Any No Bake Cookie NEW FOR 2012 18. Cake Mix Cookies - Recipe must be included. Best Cookie $3.00 and Rosette DECORATED COOKIE CONTEST SPONSORED BY FREUND FARM John Freund - Owner Age 12 and under - no entry fee required. No membership ticket needed, but entry form must be completed in Secretary’s office. Entries accepted thru Sunday, June 17, 2012, until 6 PM. 19. Decorated cookie size 3-6 inches, any shape Prizes: $2.50 $2.00 $1.00 & Ribbons 2-5 years old 6-9 years old 10-12 years old CANDY (7 pieces) $3.00 $2.00 $1.50 20. Chocolate Fudge 21. Peanut Butter Fudge 22. Buckeyes 23. Chocolate Covered Pretzels Best Candy $4.00 and Rosette CAKES (must be homemade) $5.00 $3.00 $2.50 24. Angel food, not iced 25. Chocolate 26. Pineapple Upside Down 27. Enhanced Cake Mix - Start with a boxed cake mix and embellish the recipe to create your cake. Recipe must be included. NEW FOR 2012 28. Cupcakes-7 cupcakes, 6 will be sold. Cupcakes will be judged on taste. Decorated cupcakes are #31. Best Cake $6.00 and Rosette DECORATED CAKES (must be homemade) $5.00 $4.00 $3.50 29. Decorated Adult Theme, any occasion 30. Decorated Child Theme, any occasion 31. Decorated Design using 3-13 cupcakes
$10.00 $8.00 $5.00 32. Ugliest Decorated Cake SPONSORED BY OHIO SANITARY SERVICES “Helping OUR Environment Through Service and Knowledge” • This contest is for fun. The sponsor will judge entries, not the baked goods judge. • Cakes should be decorated as ugly as can be, but they must be in “good taste” for family viewing. • Entries will be judged on looks only. Cake does not have to be totally edible. • These cakes will not be sold at the auction. They will be displayed during the entire fair. PIES $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 33. Cherry 34. Pecan 35. Peach 36. Rhubarb 37. Raisin 38. Apple 39. Any other fruit pie not listed label to specify kind Best Pie $5.00 and Rosette CANNED GOODS • Standard Pint Jars or Quarts • Jams, Jellies & Butter may be 1/2 pint size jars. • Must be canned in 2010-2011 season. • No double lids, no material covers. • Blue Ribbon winners will be permanently marked. JAMS $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 40. Peach 41. Strawberry 42. Raspberry 43. Any other not listed JELLIES $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 44. Grape 45. Cherry 46. Raspberry 47. Any other not listed BUTTER $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 48. Apple 49. Any other not listed FRUITS $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 50. Applesauce 51. Apricots 52. Cherries 53. Pears 54. Peaches 55. Plums 56. Any other not listed
PICKLES $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 57. Dill 58. Chunk 59. Sweet Gherkins 60. Beet 61. Any other not listed RELISHES $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 62. Mixed Vegetables 63. Cucumber 64. Salsa 65. Corn Relish 66. Ketchup 67. Any other not listed SAUCES $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 68. Spaghetti 69. Chili 70. Barbecue PIE FILLINGS $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 71. Cherry 72. Apple 73. Any other not listed VEGETABLES $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 74. Yellow String Beans 75. Green String Beans 76. Tomatoes 77. Beets 78. Corn 79. Tomato Juice 80. Sauerkraut 81. Any other not listed MISCELLANEOUS $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 82. Canned Meat 83. Canned Soup $5.00 $3.00 $2.00 84. SPECIAL: BEST OF 5 CANS: Any food you canned (2010-2011) BALL FRESH PRESERVING AWARD Presented by: Ball® & Kerr® Preserving Products Jarden Home Brands marketeres
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Department I Superintendent - Marge Knueven 419-453-3967 • All exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership or $20.00 season ticket. • Entries close at 6:00 PM, Friday, June 15, 2012. • Exhibits must be in place between 12:00 Noon and 6:00 PM, Sunday, June 17, 2012. • Exhibits may be removed after 8:00 AM, Sunday, June 24, 2012. • Exhibits must meet size requirements. • One entry per class. • Entries must be made in the last year. • The following score card will govern all awards in needlework. Workmanship....................50% General Appearance........20% Color & Material...............10% Design..............................10% Appropriateness...............10% QUILTS $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 1. Embroidered and/or Cross Stitch 2. Appliqué 3. Pieced 4. Baby 5. Machine Quilted
6. Any other not listed Best Quilt - $6.00 and Rosette 7. Comforter-Patchwork 8. Comforter-Patchwork-Baby CROCHETED AFGHANS $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 9. Fancy Patterned 10. Plain Patterned 11. Baby-Fancy Patterned 12. Baby-Plain Patterned
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KNITTED AFGHANS $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 Fancy Patterned Plain Patterned Baby-Fancy Patterned Baby-Plain Patterned Best Afghan $5.00 & Rosette
RUGS $2.00 $1.50 17. Woven 18. Latch Hook 19. Rugs, not listed
CROCHETING $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 20. Poncho 21. Purse 22. Doily under 15” 23. Anything over 15” 24. Baby set (sweater, hat, booties) 25. Pot Holders - 1 Pair 26. House Slippers 27. Any other not listed Best of Class $3.00 and Rosette EMBROIDERY $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 28. Dresser Scarf 29. Pillow Case - 1 only 30. Table Cloth 31. Any other not listed COUNTED CROSS STITCH $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 32. 6-11 Ct. Aida Cloth 33. 14-24 ct. Aida Cloth 34. Towels 35. Baby Item KNITTING $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 36. Poncho 37. Child’s Sweater 38. Adult Sweater 39. Baby Set sweater, hat, booties 40. Hat and Scarf 41. House Slippers 42. Baby Booties 43. Any other not listed Best of Class $3.00 & Rosette $2.00
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44. Embroidery 45. Crewel 46. Crochet 47. Patchwork 48. Appliqué 49. Any other not listed PICTURES Suitable for hanging - Size limit up to 18” x 24” framed. Not responsible for Glass. $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 50. Embroidery 51. Cross Stitch 52. Counted Cross Stitch 53. Crewel 54. Hooked Wall Hanging 55. Any other not listed SEWING MACHINE $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 56. Wedding Day Outfit $3.00 $2.00 $1.50 57. Dress Up Dress 58. Sport Outfit $2.50 $2.00 $1.50 59. Sleepwear 60. Blouse 61. Skirt 62. Man’s Shirt 63. Halloween Costume $2.00 $1.00 $0.75 64. Doll Clothes 65. Apron 66. 2 Placemats 67. Purse 68. Any other not listed Best of Class $5.00 & Rosette CHILDREN’S WEAR $3.50 $2.50 $1.50 69. Coat (not jacket) $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 70. Child’s Dress 5 & up 71. Child’s Dress 4 & under 72. Play Outfit - 2 piece $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 73. Sleepwear 74. First Communion 75. Any other not listed Best of Class $4.00 & Rosette MISCELLANEOUS $4.00 $3.50 $2.50 76. Handmade Porcelain Doll $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 77. Stuffed Toy or Animal 78. Other Stuffed Decorative Item not already listed 79. Anything Halloween 80. Tatting-Any Item 81. Scarf made with Novelty Yarn 82. Patchwork Wall Hanging Not Quilted 83. Quilted Wall Hanging 84. Small Patchwork Quilted Item 85. Embellished Garment purchase a garment and add your own touch to it Best of Show From All Needlework Dept. - $6.00
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Department J Superintendent - Jetta Wildermuth 419-596-3348 JUDGING: Sunday Evening (CLOSED) • Exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership (or season ticket for out of county). No other entry fee charged. • Entries close June 15, 2012 at 6:00 PM • Exhibits must be in place between 12:00 Noon - 6:00 PM, Sunday, June 17, 2012. • Entries may be removed after 8:00 AM Sunday, June 24, 2012. Check with Superintendent for other arrangements. • Explanation or history of exhibit are appreciated. Attach typewritten or hand printed card. • We will make every effort to safeguard your items, however, the Putnam County Agricultural Society will not be responsible for any losses due to theft or accidents. RELICS AND ANTIQUES Must be over 40 years old. All classes $5.00 $3.00 $2.00 plus ribbons 1. Hatpin 2. Pocket Watch 3. Milk Bottle 4. Music Box 5. Tatted Doily 6. Doll, under 6” 7. Child’s Cup 8. Egg Cup 9. Advertising Plate 10. Jade-ite 11. Camera 12. Ladies Hat 13. Mustache Cup 14. Spectacles 15. Child’s Game 16. Hull Pottery 17. Oil Lamp, under 10” 18. Pink Depression Glass 19. Putnam County Fair Memorabilia Featured Item Premium - $7.00 20. Featured Item - Salesman Sample Best of Show $9.00 and Rosette
DEPARTMENT - K Superintendent - Jetta Wildermuth 419-596-3348 • All exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership or a $20.00 season ticket. • Entries close at 6:00 PM, Friday, June 15, 2012. • Exhibits must be in place between 12:00 Noon and 6:00 PM, Sunday, June 17, 2012. • Exhibits may be removed after
8:00 AM, Sunday, June 24, 2012. • Exhibits must meet size requirements. • One entry per class. • Entries must be made in the last year. CRAFTS $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 1. Candy Bouquet 2. Toy Made From Candy 3. Centerpiece - Silk Flowers NEW FOR 2012 4. Recycled/Repurposed Craft GIFT BASKET CONTEST • Assemble a basket of gifts such as you would give a friend or child for any occasion. • Baskets must not be more than 18 inches in height or width. • Baskets should contain no more than 10 items with at least 4 items made by exhibitor. Any of the items can be nonperishable food, sewing, any craft items, woodworking, jewelry, small toys, gifts, etc. • Include in the basket a brief description of the items made. • Baskets will be judged on originality, workmanship and total work. 5. Gift basket $8.00 $6.00 $5.00 JEWELRY $2.00 $1.50 $1.25 6. Handmade Earrings 7. Handmade Bracelet 8. Handmade Necklace 9. Handmade Set SCRAPBOOKING $2.00 $1.50 $1.25 Pages must be in a protective sleeve 10. Birthday Page 11. Wedding page 12. Friend Page 13. Christmas Page 14. Sports Page STAINED GLASS $2.00 $1.50 $1.25 15. Hanging 16. Stepping Stone 17. Any Other WOODCRAFTS $5.00 $3.00 $2.00 18. Woodburning 19. Carving 20. Birdhouse 21. Lathe Work 22. Toy 23. Any Other GREETING CARDS $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 24. Stamped 25. Computer Art 26. Embossed
27. Calligraphy 28. Invitation Best of Show $10.00
Putnam County Schools Fine Arts & Photography
Department L Superintendent - Jetta Wildermuth 419-596-3348 • Pre-K through 12th grade Putnam County student of the 2011-2012 school year may participate. • NO ENTRY FEE or membership ticket required. • FREE registration tags can be found in the Secretary’s office or online at putnamcountyfair.com. • With registration tags attached, submit artwork and photography exhibits at Merchant’s building on Sunday, June 17, 2012 from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. • Exhibits may be removed after 8:00 AM, Sunday, June 24, 2012. • Artwork must be completed in the last two years and not shown previously at the Putnam County Fair. • Each Pre-K through 8th grade student may submit one entry total. • 2D artwork (flat) must be no larger than 16”x24” (including mat: optional) No frames please. • 3D artwork (sculpture/pottery) must be no larger than 18”x18” Categories: $5.00 $3.00 $2.00 1. Pre-K — Kindergarten 2. 1st-3rd grades 3. 4th-6th grades 4. 7th-8th grades • Each High School student (grades 9-12) may submit one entry per category. • 2D artwork (flat) must be mounted, matted, or framed. All work must be ready to hang (must include a wire or twine on back for hanging). • 2D artwork (flat) must be no larger than 24”x36” (including mat/ frame). • 3D artwork (sculpture/pottery) must be no larger than 24”x36”. • Photography: 5”x7”, color or b/w, digital or traditional developed; matted or mounted is optional. No frames. Categories: $8.00 $5.00 $3.00 5. Painting (acrylic, oil, tempera, watercolor, etc.) 6. Drawing (pencil, charcoal, chalk, oil pastel, pen & ink, etc.) 7. Printmaking (linoleum, etchings, silk screened, etc.) 8. Sculpture (all types: wood, clay, paper mache & includes relief sculpture)
9. Ceramics (thrown, coil, slab built, etc.) 10. Mixed Media, Fabrics & Jewelry 11. Photography: Friends 12. Photography: Humorous 13. Photography: General
Department L Superintendent - Jetta Wildermuth 419-596-3348 • All exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership or a $20.00 season ticket. • Entries close at 6:00 PM, Friday, June 15, 2012. • Exhibits must be in place between 12:00 Noon and 6:00 PM, Sunday, June 17, 2012. • Exhibits may be removed after 8:00 AM, Sunday, June 24, 2012. • All entries must be the original creative work of exhibitor. • Non-professional exhibitors only. • Exhibits must not exceed 30” x 40”. • One entry per class. • All work must have been produced during the past two years and not shown at the Putnam County Fair before. • All work must be properly framed and wired for hanging on pegboard hooks. Saw tooth hangers are not acceptable. $10.00 $8.00 $5.00 14. Painting (acrylic, oil, tempera, watercolor, etc.) 15. Drawing (pencil, charcoal, chalk, oil pastel, pen & ink, etc.) 16. Printmaking (linoleum, etchings, silk screened, etc.) 17. Sculpture (all types: wood, clay, paper mache & includes relief scupture) 18. Ceramics (thrown, coil, slab built, etc.) Best of Show $10.00
Department L Superintendent - Jetta Wildermuth 419-596-3348 • All exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership or a $20.00 season ticket. • Entries close at 6:00 PM, Friday, June 15, 2012. • Exhibits must be in place between 12:00 Noon and 6:00 PM, Sunday, June 17, 2012. • Exhibits may be removed after 8:00 AM, Sunday, June 24, 2012. • All photography must be 5” x 7”. All photos must be printed on photo paper. Do not matt or frame photo. Attach entry tag to back of photo in the lower right corner. All photos will be displayed on
pegboards by class. • The same photograph cannot be entered in more than one class. • One entry per class. • All work must have been produced during the past two years and not shown at the Putnam County Fair before. • This is a family fair-any subject that is questionable or inappropriate will be accepted or rejected at the Superintendent’s discretion. • Photos digitally produced are acceptable, however they may not be enhanced or altered digitally. If a photo is found to be enhanced or altered digitally it will be disqualified. • No toned work. $5.00 $3.00 $2.00 19. Portrait 20. 2011 Putnam County Fair 21. Flowers 22. Winter 23. Humorous 24. USA Flag 25. Action 26. Black & White NEW FOR 2012 PROFESSIONAL CLASSES Professional is a photographer who has ever sold a photo. $5.00 $3.00 $2.00 27. Portrait 28. 2011 Putnam County Fair 29. Flowers 30. Winter 31. Humorous 32. USA Flag 33. Action 34. Black & White Best of Show $5.00
Department M Superintendent - Marge Knueven 419-453-3967 GARDEN CLUB SHOW Flowers in Place Tuesday, June 19, 9:30 AM Judging: Tuesday, June 19, 10:00 AM 1st - $55.00 2nd - $50.00 3rd - $45.00 4th - $40.00 Ribbon Points: Blue-5; Red-3; White-2 Best of Division I, II, III, IV receive Rosettes Rules and Regulations: • Entries open to Putnam County Garden Clubs only. • Entries must be garden-grown by exhibitors and arranged by club members. No flowers from green houses will be permitted except for Division IV. • Flowers must be removed after
9:00 PM Wednesday, June 20, 2012. • Accredited judges of the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Inc will judge entries using the Standard System of Judging. All decisions of judges will be final. • No personal contact with judges will be permitted. To do so will disqualify the club. • Those interested in learning more about exhibiting in the Open Class Show and/or arranging are welcome to observe the oral judging. • Fair Board will not be responsible for loss or damage to containers or equipment. • Containers will be marked by club name in an inconspicuous place. • Container must be clear glass only. • All specimens should be marked as name and variety. All arrangements should be marked on a 3” x 5” card as to name of flowers and type of material used. • Only one entry permitted by each club in any class. • All entries must conform to class entered or be disqualified. • All entries must be turned over to entry committee. • All clubs must purchase a $20.00 membership or a $20.00 season ticket. • All clubs must enter through the Fair Secretary’s Office by 6:00 PM, Friday, June 15, 2012. Obtain entry number stating name and address of the club official to receive premium. DIVISION I - Specimen 1. HT Rose - White or near White, 1 bloom 2. HT Rose - Pink or Pink Blend, 1 bloom 3. HT Rose - Red or Red Blend, 1 bloom 4. HT Rose - Yellow, 1 bloom 5. Miniature Rose - any color, 1 spray 6. Rose Bowl - 1 bloom, no foliage, any color rose floating in rose bowl 7. HT Rose - Full Blown, any color, 1 bloom 8. HT Rose - Any other color, 1 bloom 9. Floribunda Rose - Any color, 1 spray 10. Grandiflora - Any variety, 1 spray Best Rose Rosette & 10 points DIVISION II - Specimen 11. Lily, any type, 1 stalk 12. Lily, trumpet type, 1 stalk 13. Day Lily, any variety, 1 stem as grown
14. Calla Lily, any color, no foliage 15. Daisy, Gloriosa, single, 1 stem 16. Daisy, Shasta, single, 1 stem 17. Feverfew, 1 spray 18. Larkspur, as grown, any color 19. Bachelor Button, 3 stems, same color 20. Clematis, 1 bloom, any color, with foliage attached 21. Hosta Leaves, large variety, over 5”, 1 stem 22. Hosta Leaves, medium leaved variety, over 3” and under 5”, 1 stem 23. 5 different annuals in a vase (other than ones listed above) flowers must be named. SPECIAL CLASS 24. 5 different perennials in a vase (other than ones listed above) flowers must be named. SPECIAL CLASS Best of Division II Rosette & 10 points DIVISION III House Plants Pot not to exceed 12 inches in diameter Not exhibited previous year 25. African Violet, single, any color 26. Cactus, one variety 27. Any Other Foliage Plant, one variety 28. Any Flowering Plant (no annuals), one variety 29. Vining Plant, one variety 30. Succulent Best of Division III Rosette & 10 points DIVISION IV - Arrangements Can use purchased flowers for this division only. Theme: “Summer Olympics” 31. “Olympic Torch” upward trend 32. “Go USA” red, white & blue triangular design 33. SPECIAL DESIGN “Freestyle” showing water 34. “Crossing the Finish Line” horizontal design Best of Division VI Rosette & 10 points
Open Class Flower Show
Flowers in Place Thursday, June 21, 9:30 AM Judging: Thursday, June 21, 10:00 AM Rules and Regulations: • Any non-professional grower in Putnam County may enter this
contest. Open to other counties. • All exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership or a $20.00 season ticket. • Flowers must be grown by the exhibitors, except Division IV. • No double entries in any class. • No entry used in the garden club show may be entered in open class. • Accredited judges of the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Inc will judge entries using the Standard System of Judging. All decisions of judges will be final. • Those interested in learning more about exhibiting and/or arranging are welcome to observe the oral judging. • Do not remove any foliage from horticulture entries-unless stated. • When schedule calls for definite number of blooms, a greater or lesser number disqualifies the entry. • Entries in the Open Class Show must be made through the Secretary’s Office by 6:00 PM, Friday, June 15, 2012. Entries must be removed Sunday, June 24, 2012 after 8:00 AM. • Containers will be furnished. If more than one stem, exhibitor must furnish own container. Container must be clear glass. • All specimens should be marked as name and variety. All arrangements should be marked on a 3” x 5” card as to name of flowers and type of material used. Premiums $2.00 $1.00 $.75 plus ribbon Best of each Division $4.00 & rosette
DIVISION I - Specimen 1. HT Rose - White or near White, 1 bloom 2. HT Rose - Pink or Pink Blend,
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variety, over 3” and under 5”, 1 stem 29. Hosta Leaves, small leaved variety, width less than 3”, 1 stem 30. 5 different annuals in a vase (other than ones listed above). Flowers must be named. SPECIAL CLASS 31. 5 different perennials in a vase (other than ones listed above). Flowers must be named. SPECIAL CLASS Best of Division II Rosette & $4.00
DIVISION III - House Plants Pot not to exceed 12 inches in diameter Not exhibited previous year 32. African Violet, single, any color 33. Cactus, one variety 34. Orchid 35. Any Other Foliage Plant, one DIVISION II - Specimen variety 13. Lily, any type, 1 stalk 36. Any Flowering Plant 14. Lily, trumpet type, 1 stalk (no annuals), one variety 15. Day Lily, any variety, 1 stem as 37. Vining Plant, one variety grown 38. Succulent 16. Calla Lily, any color, no foliage 39. “Victory Garden” red, white & 17. Yarrow Gold Plate, 1 stem blue annual flower garden, 18. Daisy, Gloriosa, single, 1 stem container not to exceed 15”, 19. Daisy, Shasta, single, 1 stem plants must be named 20. Feverfew, 1 spray Best of Division III 21. Coneflower, 1 stem Rosette & $4.00 22. Snapdragon Rocket or Large Variety, 1 stem, any color DIVISION IV - Arrangements 23. Larkspur, as grown, any color Can use purchased flowers 24. Monarda, 1 stem, any color for this division only. 25. Bachelor Button, 3 stems, same Theme: “Summer Olympics” color Premiums: 26. Clematis, 1 bloom, any color, $4.00 $3.00 $2.50 $2.00 with foliage attached 40. “Go for the Gold” 27. Hosta Leaves, large variety, gold and/or yellow design over 5”, 1 stem 41. “Track & Field” 28. Hosta Leaves, medium leaved horizontal design
42. “Team USA” red, white & blue design 43. “Closing Ceremony” mass arrangement 44. “Carrying the Torch” upward trend Best of Division IV Rosette and $5.00
Open Class for Beginners
Flowers in Place Thursday, June 21, 9:30 AM Judging: Thursday, June 21, 10:00 AM Rules and Regulations: • Any one (any age) who has not won a blue ribbon for flower arrangements at the Putnam County Fair may enter this contest. • Can use purchased flowers for this division only. • All exhibitors must purchase a $20.00 membership ticket or $20.00 season ticket. • No double entries in any class • Accredited judges of the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Inc will judge entries using the Standard System of Judging. All decisions of judges will be final. • Those interested in learning more about exhibiting and/or arranging are welcome to observe the oral judging. • Entries in the Open Class for Beginner’s Show must be made through the
Secretary’s office by 6:00 PM, Friday, June 15, 2011. Entries must be removed Sunday, June 24, 2011 after 8:00 AM. Premiums $8.00 $6.00 $4.00 $2.00 plus ribbon Theme: “Summer Olympics” 45. “The Torch” using shades of red 46. “Score Cards” mostly black & white design 47. “Triathlon” triangular design Beginners Best of Show Rosette and $10.00
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Jr. Fair Activities Schedule 3:00 PM 7:00 PM After Parade
SATURDAY, JUNE 16 Jr. Fair Dog Show (Main Show Arena) Fair Parade Silent Auction Setup
SUNDAY, JUNE 17 8:00 AM-6:00PM Animals come in to fairgrounds 11:00 AM-1:00 PM 4-H & FFA Both Set-up/Advisors put up club placing ribbons in booths (Junior Fair Building) 1:00 PM Junior Fair Office Opens 6:00 PM ALL LIVESTOCK TO BE IN PLACE 6:30 PM Steer Weigh-In 7:00 PM Lamb/Goat Weigh-In Rabbit/Turkey/Poultry/Fowl Weigh-In 8:00 PM Swine Weigh-In
8:00 AM 8:30 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 4:00 PM 7:00 PM
MONDAY, JUNE 18 Veteran’s Day/Senior Citizen Day All veterans admitted FREE all day/ All seniors 62 and over admitted FREE all day Junior Fair Office Opens Jr. Fair Rabbit Judging Showmanship (Poultry Rabbit Show Arena) Jr. Fair Horse/Pony Showmanship & Performance Classes (Horse Show Arena) Jr. Fair Goat Judging/Showmanship (Main Show Arena) Jr. Fair Sheep Judging/Showmanship (Main Show Arena) King/Queen Coronation (Grandstand)
TUESDAY, JUNE 19 Kid’s Day - All children 16 & under free until 4:00 PM 8:00 AM Junior Fair Office Opens 8:30 AM Jr. Fair Feeder Calf Judging/Showmanship (Main Show Arena) 11:00 AM Cloverbud Recognition Ceremony (Jr. Fair Building) 5:30 PM Jr. Fair Steer Judging/Showmanship (Main Show Arena) 6:30 PM Stick Horse Show (Horse Show Arena) 7:00 PM 4-H Style Revue Show (Jr. Fair Building) 7:30 PM Open Class Steer Bred and Fed Show (Main Show Arena) 8:00 AM 8:30 AM 12 Noon 3:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:30 PM 6:30 PM 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 8:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 Junior Fair Office Opens Jr. Fair Swine Judging/Showmanship (Main Show Arena) Jr. Fair Poultry/Fowl Judging/Showmanship (Poultry Rabbit Show Arena) Jr. Fair Horse Performance Classes Continued (Horse Show Arena) Open Class Goat Bred & Fed Show (Main Show Arena) Projects on Parade (Jr. Fair Building) Jr. Fair Horse Contest Classes (Horse Show Arena) 4-H Wood Car Race (Poultry/Rabbit Show Arena) Decorated Equine & Freestyle Reining (Horse Show Arena) Decorated Animal Contest (Main Show Arena) Feeder Calf Auction (ESC) Barn Games (Main Show Arena)
THURSDAY, JUNE 21 Industrial Day 8:00 AM Junior Fair Office Opens 9:00 AM SMALL ANIMAL SALE (Main Show Arena) *Order: Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Goats 2:30 PM Jr. Fair Dairy Judging (Main Show Arena) 4:00 PM Beef Obstacle Course (Main Show Arena) 15 Minutes after Beef Obstacle Course Sheep & Goat Obstacle Course (Main Show Arena) 6:00 PM Open Class Feeder Calf Show (Main Show Arena) 6:00 PM Jr. Fair Versatility Horse Show (Horse Show Arena)
8:00 AM 8:30 AM 4:00-8:00 PM 4:30 PM 7:00 PM 7:30 PM
FRIDAY, JUNE 22 Ag Day Junior Fair Office Opens LARGE ANIMAL SALE (Main Show Arena) *Order: Gallon of Milk, Steers, Hogs & Feeder Calves Open Class Breeding Animals arrive on grounds Show of Showmen Contest (Main Show Arena) Old Timers Horse Show (Horse Show Arena) Open Class Sheep Jackpot Show (Main Show Arena)
9:00 AM 8:00-9:30 AM 10:00 AM 1:00 PM 2:30-3:30 PM 3:30 PM 5:00 PM 7:00 PM
SATURDAY, JUNE 23 Family Day Junior Fair Office Opens Open Class Swine Weigh-In Open Class Swine Show (Main Show Arena) Jr. Fair Horse Awards Program (Horse Show Arena) Open Class Steer Weigh-In Open Class Beef Breeding Show (Main Show Arena) Open Class Steer Show (Main Show Arena) Silent Auction Close (Jr. Fair Building)
SUNDAY, JUNE 24 8:00 AM-4:00 PM Animal Load Out Day and Clean Pens/ Booth Clean-Up 9:00-10:00 AM Buyers of Feeder Calves will load purchased animals LIVESTOCK WEIGHING SCHEDULE STEER ~ Sunday Evening 6:00 PM for show and sale. (Representatives to be present to handle their animal) FEEDER CALVES ~ Sunday Evening 6:00 PM for show and sale. (Representative of animal must be present to handle animal.) GOATS ~ Sunday Evening 7:00 PM for show and sale. (Representative of animal must be present to handle animal.) SHEEP ~ Sunday evening immediately following goats for show and sale. (All sheep need to be freshly slick shorn before weigh-in. Sheep will not be weighed in if they are not freshly shorn. Representative of animal must be present to class for animals for show) RABBITS ~ Sunday Evening 7:00 PM for show and sale. (Representative of animal must be present to handle animal.) POULTRY ~ Sunday Evening 7:30 PM for show and sale. (Representative of animal must be present to handle animal.) HOGS ~ Sunday Evening 8:00 PM for show and sale. (Representatives of animal must be present to class animal for show.)
Jr. Fair Rules & Regulations
I. GENERAL 1. For each 4-H project entered there must be a completed project book turned in by the exhibitor for evaluation at interview judging. The completed market livestock books are due to the 4-H club advisor one week after receiving livestock sale receipts. 2. Every exhibitor shall hold primary responsibility for their own projects and individually share the care of group exhibits as directed by the leader. 3. All exhibits will be graded A, B, C and will be awarded ribbons to indicate the grade at skillathon. 4. All 4-H Livestock and nonlivestock projects will be interview judged prior to the fair. A judging schedule will be mailed to each 4-H family. All FFA projects will be judged by FFA advisors prior to the fair. 5. No exhibitor may show animal species or crops from the same department in both 4-H and FFA. 6. No Junior Fair participant may exhibit in more than one Junior Fair. Youth are expected to affiliate with youth program in the county of residence. However, in instances where youth live out of county, membership considerations will be given by the 4-H agent only when a positive education experience will result. An “Across County Line” form must be on file for 4-H members residing outside Putnam County. 7. Each fair official will expect courteous and orderly conduct by the Jr. Fair exhibitors and attendants. Harassment, profanity or unsportsmanlike conduct toward fair officials, judges, show managers, help and exhibitors WILL NOT be tolerated. Any violation of this rule would warrant withholding of premium money and exemption of showing and exhibiting at the Putnam County Fair. 8. All non-livestock entries must be in place by 1:00 PM on Sunday, June 17, 2012. 9. Exhibits shall be placed and remain placed as directed by the superintendent of the department. Premiums will be forfeited on all exhibits removed without the consent of the superintendent in charge. 10. All judges decisions are final in all shows and competitions. 11. All Junior Fair exhibitors must follow safety guidelines estab-
lished by the Putnam County Agricultural Society. 12. All exhibitors must show their animal(s) in order to sell. II. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRIES 1. The Putnam County Junior Fair is open to all boys and girls regardless of race, gender, creed, national origin, and who are bonafide current members of a Putnam Co. Youth Organization. (4-H, FFA, Scouts, Grange, Farm Bureau or other organization acceptable to the Senior Fair Board.) 2. A) 4-H: Minimum ages is 8 years old and in the third grade as of January 1st of the current year. Maximum age eligibility ends December 31st of the calendar year in which a member attains the age of 19. *The Putnam County Junior Fair is open to participation by Cloverbuds (K-2nd grade) for non-livestock; non-competitive exhibits only. 2. B) FFA: Entries are open to currently enrolled agricultural education students and/or two year program graduates who may compete in the first fair following their graduation. Exhibits must be a part of or a continuation of the student’s agricultural program experience. 3. A) Entries must be made through the local advisor. Deadline for Junior Fair Livestock Entries (both 4-H and FFA) is May 18, 2012. All FFA projects must make entries. For 4-H, only livestock entries must be made. Jr. Fair Rabbit Entries must be turned in May 22, 2012. 3. B) LATE ENTRIES: A grace period of three working days past the May 20th deadline, a member will be deemed noncompetitive due to late entries. Those deemed non-competitive will not be eligible for awards (trophies, rosettes, certificates) at the Putnam County Fair. Members may be judged for A, B, C ribbons, exhibit projects at the fair and receive premiums, but are ineligible for any other competition. 4. A) There will be two entries allowed in each of the following classes: Breeding Livestock, Mkt. Goats, Beef Feeders, and Dairy Feeder Calves. 4. B) There will be only one entry allowed in each of the following classes: Rabbits and Poultry. 4. C) There will be one entry al-
lowed in each class listed under FFA Classes and 4-H Project Work. 4. D) There will be three entries allowed in the following classes. Single Mkt. Hog, 2 Gilts and 1 Barrow, 1 Gilt and 2 Barrows. 4. E) There will be three entries allowed in the following classes: Single Mkt. Lamb, one wether and two ewes, or two wethers and one ewe. III. PREMIUMS 1. Premium money is paid by the Putnam County Fair for exhibition of project work. The Putnam County Ag. Society reserves the right to pro-rate premium money when money is not available for full payments. 2. The premium disbursed is based upon amounts set for each category or department on an individual or group basis. 3. All premiums for 4-H projects will be based on a combination of project grades. The average grade of the exhibits and interview judging grades. IV. LIVESTOCK A. OWNERSHIP 1. All Junior Fair Livestock projects (except horses) must be completely and fully owned including all showing rights, and in complete possession and continual care of the exhibitor. 4-H Horse projects may be owned or formally leased and 4-H members must have the complete and exclusive showing rights during the lease/ownership time. A copy of the lease documentation must be on file with the Extension Office by April 15th of the current year. B. HEALTH REGULATIONS 1. If any health papers are required they must be checked by the veterinarian in charge prior to unloading. A notice will be sent to each specie if health papers are required. C. ANIMAL POSSESSION 1. These possession dates for Junior Fair livestock must be adhered to for eligibility at the Putnam County Fair. Heifers/Steers - Jan 1 Goats - April 15 Turkeys - Feb. 17 (Hatch date Feb. 1 - Feb. 15 and owned within 48 hours after hatch) Mkt. Lambs - April 15 Horses - April 15
All Breeding - April 15 Feeder Calves - April 15 Hogs - April 15 Rabbits - May 15 (Born on or after April 10) Meat Chicken - May 11 (Hatch Date April 25 - May 9) Fancy Chickens and Pullets - May 1 Ducks - May 6 (Hatch Date April 18 - May 4 and owned within 48 hours after hatch) 2. Substitutions for animals made after the possession dates listed must be made at the discretion of the youth organization involved. Any animal substituted after the possession date will be ineligible for championship classes at the Putnam County Fair. D. IDENTIFICATION AND WEIGH-IN 1. All market livestock exhibited at the Putnam County Fair must conform to the county animal identification guidelines given below. Mkt. Steer/Mkt. Heifer Eartagged/ Noseprinted - Jan. 7 Mkt. Lamb Eartagged/Tattooed - April 21 Mkt Goats Eartagged/Tattooed- April 21 Rabbits Tattooed - May 21 Horses Pictures - April 15 Mkt. Hogs Eartagged/Tattooed - Fair Dairy/Beef Feeders Eartagged - April 21 2. All animals will be weighed only one time at fair weigh-in. E. QUALITY ASSURANCE 1. 4-H and FFA exhibitors who failed to fulfill the Youth Quality Assurance requirements mandated by the Ohio Department of Ag and the Putnam County Fair Board are prohibited from showing or selling their projects. F. STALL AND HOUSING 1. All Junior Fair exhibitors are required to keep individual animals and quarters clean at all times and must assist in the general cleanliness of the barn. A list of exhibitors whose pens need attention will be notified by the department superintendent. Names appearing twice during the fair will forfeit premiums. Failure to clean out pens following livestock removal can result in forfeiture of premium money and livestock sale checks being pro-rated.
78 - www.putnamcountyfair.com G. SHOWMANSHIP, LIVESTOCK HANDLING AND GROOMING 1. Senior Showmanship contestants must be 14 years or older and Junior Showmanship contestants must be 13 years and younger as of January 1st of the current year. All showmanship contest participants must show one of their own animals which have been entered in the Jr. Fair. (No Exceptions) 2. Every livestock exhibit shall be so trained, that proper handling techniques are used to eliminate any undue stress or injury when manual manipulation is necessary. Any livestock not so trained will be sent home. 3. Each exhibitor must show his own animal at grading or judging times unless he has more than one exhibit to be shown at the same time or is excused in advance. In such a case another Putnam County 4-H Youth member may show for them. (Except in Showmanship) 4. Members are responsible for the care and feeding of their livestock until it is released from the fairgrounds. 5. All members must be present, directly involved, and participating during any grooming of their animal. 6. The following grooming practices are prohibited including by way of example but not limited to rope, false hair, graphite and hemp. H. TESTING LIVESTOCK FOR DRUGS 1. All project animal(s) will be subject to pre-fair and fair inspection or testing at any time by designated fair officials or their representatives. Refusal to allow such inspection will disqualify the animal from exhibition and its privileges at the Putnam County Fair. 2. All animals tested will be required to complete a Drug Use Notification Form. It is mandatory that a Drug Use Notification Form be completed for all other species. I. CODE OF PRACTICES 1. The following describes general responsibilities of the exhibitor in the proper care and handling of animals raised for food and fiber. To provide food, water and care necessary to protect the health and welfare of animals. To provide a safe and healthy environment for animals, that is clean, well ventilated and provide ample space. To provide a well planned disease prevention program to protect the health of herd or flock. This includes a strong veterinarian/client relationship. To use humane and sanitary methods when it becomes
necessary to dispose of animals. To make timely inspections of all animals to evaluate the health and ensure that all basic requirements are being met. To ensure proper handling techniques are used to eliminate any undue stress or injury when manual manipulation is necessary. To provide transportation for animals that avoids undue stress or injury caused by overcrowding, excessive time in transit or improper handling when loading or unloading. The willful mistreatment of animals or the mistreatment of any animal will not be tolerated. To make management decisions based on scientific fact and to consider the welfare of animals. J. LIVESTOCK SALE 1. The Junior Fair Livestock Sales will be as follows: SMALL ANIMAL SALE - Thursday, June 21; 9:00 AM (Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Goats) LARGE ANIMAL SALE - Friday, June 22; 8:30 AM (Milk, Steers, Hogs, Feeder Calves) Only Jr. Fair exhibitors may consign animals for sale. Exhibitor is responsible for his/her animals until loaded by the purchaser. All other animals not sold will be released Sunday, June 24 according to the schedule. Junior Fair Livestock Rules listed in the book will govern the sale. K. GENERAL LIVESTOCK 1. Livestock may be brought between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM on Sunday, June 17, and must be in place by 6:00 PM. No Junior Fair Livestock is to be unloaded or bedding of pens without approval of the superintendent in charge. 2. All livestock projects will be shown by weight or breed (except horses). 4-H and FFA classes will be combined and show together in Jr. Fair classes. 3. Exhibits may be shown in the Open Class by conforming to the rules of the open class and submitting separate entries to the Fair Secretary. L. TAMPERING 1. “UNETHICAL FITTING” Means to alter or change the natural appearance, weight, musculature or conformation of an animal in an unnatural or artificial manner, including but not limited to, the removal of animal tissue or body part, to cut or tear the hide, to cover, dye or color the hair or hide, to add artificial tailheads, switches, polls, hair or heals, or to administer, feed, give or inject any substance or drug to an animal exhibited, except when medically necessary or when the drug used
has been approved for such use by the Food and Drug Administration or United States Department of Agriculture. 2. Special Rule: Any product which changes, enhances, or alters the natural color of an animal will not be permitted. (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PAINTS, DYE, POWDER, NON-CLEAR ADHESIVE AND FORM OR SHOE POLISH). 3. Tampering and/or misrepresentation as to breeding, age, ownership, custody and any other irregularity in showing will be considered fraud and deception. 4. To maintain a high degree of confidence and integrity in livestock shows, any animal fitted in an unethical manner, the exhibitor and the exhibitor’s assistants who fitted the animal involved may be disqualified. 5. The use of any unapproved drugs is prohibited. 6. All exhibitors, their immediate family and any other parties involved in the unethical fitting and showing of an animal will be barred from exhibiting or showing at this fair and will forfeit all premiums, prize money and awards won. 7. A) Should fraud or deception, and proof of wrong doing be discovered after the animal(s) have been shown and prior to the sales, such animal(s) shall not be permitted to sell. The animals placing next in line at the show shall move up. 7. B) Should violation be discovered after the sale, all sale money shall be returned to the buyer and the animal, carcass or carcass value shall be returned to the exhibitor. All placing in show will stand. No animals will be moved up. Any carcass suspected of being tampered with or suspected of containing drugs will be detained until the investigation is complete. 7. C) If the carcass is condemned at the packing plant for any reason, it shall be grounds for disqualification in the on-foot and carcass division of the show. Additionally, all premiums and sale money shall be forfeited and the loss of the animal be incurred by the exhibitor. V. CODE OF ETHICS 1. Participation in Junior Fair is a privilege and not a right. 2. All exhibitors and spectators will be expected to be cooperative and courteous to all Junior and Senior Fair officials, volunteers, parent(s) and other members of the public.
3. Practice Good Sportsmanship in all fair activities. 4. Make quality your goal in all your exhibits. 5. No person is to coach an exhibitor while the exhibitor is showing an animal in the showring. 6. Dress for any Junior Fair event or activity must be neat and appropriate. VI. RESPONSIBILITY and AUTHORITY 1. The County Fair is an event put on by the County Agricultural Society (Sr. Fair Board) in order to promote progress in communitywide interests of agriculture, education, arts, and sciences and to improve the standard of living throughout the county. 2. Jr. Fair is a consortium of youth organizations run cooperatively under the sanction of Agricultural Society for the purpose of showcasing educational youth programs throughout the county. The Jr. Fair Board utilizes authority vested in it by the Sr. Fair Board and the cooperating youth organizations to regulate Jr. Fair events and activities. In so doing the Jr. Fair Board sets parameters for overall inclusion in fair activities without restricting the ability of individual youth organizations to formulate their own policies for membership. 3. The 4-H program is a major component of the youth development program area of the Ohio State University Extension, an outreach educational organization aimed at meeting the needs of county citizens. All rules pertaining to 4-H program policies come under the jurisdiction of the Extension Educator in charge of the 4-H program. 4. Other youth organizations, such as Scouts, Grange, etc are recognized as self-sufficient entities responsible for their own policies and regulations. 5. All rules listed in the Jr. Fair Handbook are derived from this cooperative authority of the Sr. Fair Board and the youth organizations involved. Enforcement of such may be handled only by Sr. Fair Board. VII. JR. FAIR RULING COMMITTEE 1. The Putnam County Jr. Fair Ruling Committee shall consist of at least one individual from each of the following: Sr. Fair Board Member Jr. Fair Board Member 4-H Council Member FFA Advisor
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Livestock Sale Committee 4-H Educator (*One or more of the following if the question at hand pertains to their department: Beef Supt., Swine Supt., Horse Supt., Sheep Supt., Small Animal Supt.) VIII. RULE VIOLATIONS/ PENALTIES 1. In the question of any Jr. Fair rule violation, the following due process will be used: a. The exhibitor and/or parties involved will be questioned by Jr. Fair Ruling Committee. The purpose of the fair ruling committee at the county fair is to arrive at a decision after all alternative solutions have been exhausted. b. The Jr. Fair Ruling Committee will consist of at least, but not limited to, five (5) individuals from the Jr. Fair Ruling Committee including: one Sr. Fair Board Member, one Jr. Fair Board Member, one 4-H Council Member, the 4-H Educator and the superintendent in charge of that department. c. A grievance is to be submitted at the Sr. Fair Board (Secretary’s office) in writing within 24 hours
of the occurrence in a sealed envelope, accompanied by a protest fee, of $100.00 which will be retained by the Jr. Fair Ruling Committee if the protest is not sustained. d. The committee will notify the party(ies) grieved against and the party(ies) have the opportunity of replying in writing within 24 hours of notification. e. A spokesperson from each side of the dispute will have the opportunity to present their statement to the Jr. Fair Ruling Committee. f. A grievance will be taken under advisement by the Fair Ruling Committee within 48 hours after notification. g. Unless a specific penalty is stated in a regulation, the Jr. Fair Ruling Committee can consider any or all of the following: 1. Lower exhibitor’s letter grade 2. Withhold exhibitor’s premium 3. Declare an exhibitor ineligible for awards 4. Recall awards received by an exhibitor 5. Revoke State Fair showing rights 6. Ban exhibitor from showing in
future Putnam County Fairs 7. Revoke exhibitors right to participate in the Livestock sale. h. All parties will be expected to abide by the decision(s) made by the committee. i. Once a situation is acted upon by the committee, the decision(s) made by the committee is final. j. These meetings will be documented and results released. 2. Any person found guilty of a felony offense resulting from
animal tampering or cheating in connection with the showing of an animal in the state of Ohio shall be barred from showing at the Putnam County Fair for life. 3. An exhibitor who is banned from exhibiting at any other Ohio Fair or any state fair will be banned from participating at the Putnam County Fair. 4. Fair Ruling Committee reserves the right to turn case to Senior Fair Board.
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Jr. Fair Livestock Division
FEEDER CALF SHOW - Tuesday, June 19 - 8:30 AM Show order: Showmanship (Sr., Jr.), Beef Feeders, Dairy Feeders NOTE: Beef/Dairy Feeders not being sold will be released on Sunday. MKT. BEEF SHOW - Tuesday, June 19 - 5:30 PM Show order: Breeding, Dairy Steers, Mkt. Steers, Mkt. Heifers, Showmanship (Sr., Jr., 1st Yr) NOTE: Beef Breeding & Market Beef will be released on Sunday. 1. Beef Breeding Cattle base date is September 1st. All beef breeding breeds will be shown separately. 2. Animals may be purchased at any place and may consist of any recognized breed or crosses of cattle fed for beef. 3. Animal cannot be shown in more than one county Jr. Fair. 4. All animals must be owned and cared for by the exhibitor. Mkt. Steers/Mkt Heifers/Dairy Steers must be in possession by January 1st. Feeder calves and breeding animals - April 15th. 5. Exhibitors are allowed a maximum of 4 mkt. steers/mkt. heifers/ dairy steers, 2 beef feeders, 2 dairy feeders, and one breeding animal in each class. 6. Animals must be halter broken and be so trained that exhibitors can handle without assistance. 7. After possession, animals must be so segregated from regular herd that reasonable accurate feeding records can be determined and that a project obviously exits. No steers are to be fed in a large herd of feeder cattle. 8. As a safety precaution - animals should not be brought to the fair with horns. The Fair Board has the right to refuse showing privileges with horned animals. 9. All mkt steers/mkt heifers/ dairy steers must be eartagged as part of the official I.D. day held in January. 10. One fan per head only allowed on beef animals. Fans must be secured above cattle and will not be allowed to sit on the ground or on anything else. 11. Male feeder calves must be castrated. Heifer calves will be allowed to show in the Feeder Calf division. 12. Market heifers cannot be shown as a breeding heifer and
BEEF BREEDING CLASSES CLASS A - Angus CLASS B - Herefords CLASS C - Simmental CLASS D - Chiania CLASS E - Shorthorn CLASS F - All Other Recognized Breeds CLASS G - Crossbred Animals entered in breed classes (A-F) must be eligible for registration in their breed association. Class # Class Premium A, B, C $5.00 $4.50 $4.00 J0 Heifer, Calf, born after Sept. 1, 2011 J1 Heifer born between March 1, 2011 & Aug. 31, 2011 J2 Heifer, born between Sept. 1, 2010 & Feb. 28, 2011 J3 Cow, born prior to Sept. 1, 2010 ROSETTES will be awarded to: Grand and Reserve Grand Champion and Champion and Reserve in each breed. A $50.00 award will be given to the Grand Champion Beef Female if registered in the exhibitor’s farm or family name. A $25.00 award will be given the Champion of each individual breed class if registered in the exhibitor’s farm or family name. Copies of registration papers must be turned into the Extension Office by May 31 to be eligible. (Sponsored by the Putnam Co. Ag. Society.) The Putnam County Cattlemen’s Association will sponsor a money award to be divided equally among the beef breeding exhibitors. (Amount to be determined each year.) MARKET BEEF CLASSES Class # Class Premium A, B, C $4.00 $3.50 $3.00 J4 Market Steer J4-A Market Heifer J5 Dairy Steer J6 Dairy Feeder Calf J7 Beef Feeder Calf All market beef classes will be classed by weight with a maximum of 13 head per class. If two animals belonging to the same exhibitor fall into the same class, the exhibitor has the option to shift the animal to the next higher weight class or select another Putnam 4-H exhibitor to show their animal in the same class. * First place steers/heifers in each weight class will be eligible for the
Grand & Reserve Grand Champion. Second to the Grand Champion will be eligible for Reserve Grand Champion * All Market Steers weighing less than 900 pounds and all Market Heifers weighing less than 800 pounds will be shown as separate class and will not be eligible for Grand/Reserve Champion. * A 2% shrink weight will be calculated for the sale. * Weights for Dairy and Beef Feeder Calves need to weigh between 350-600 pounds to be eligible for Grand/Reserve Champion. All Feeder Calves must be properly vaccinated to show. * Dairy Steers will not compete against the Beef Heifers/Steers for Grand/Reserve Champion but will stand Champion/Reserve as placed in their class. OPTIONAL - RATE OF GAIN CONTEST 1. Each exhibitor of market steer/ market heifers/dairy steers is invited to make one or two entries in the Rate of Gain contest. 2. The animals must be one from the regular Jr. Fair exhibit. 3. The animals must have been entered by application and weighed in on January 7, 2012. 4. Recognition will be based on average daily gain. 5. Awards will be presented to the top two individuals. 6. Required tagging and weigh-in is the first Saturday of possession date. 7. If two animals belong to the same exhibitor fall into the same class, the exhibitor has the option to shift to the next higher weight class or select another Putnam County 4-H exhibitor to show the animal in the same class. 8. If exhibitor pulls their animal from the feeder calf auction, the animal is not eligible to go through the livestock sale for premium. 9. Release time of dairy and beef feeder calves will be 8:00 AM-4:00 PM. 10. Buyers to pick up purchased lots between 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. 11. Fans must be secured above the animal on lead side only. No box fans allowed. 12. Fence posts for dairy barn must be even with white gates. 13. All feed, hay, bedding, and supplies must remain off cement walkway in dairy barn to be courteous to the general public.
Dairy Show: Thursday, June 21, 2:00 PM Open Class Dairy Show (Main Show Arena) & 2:30 PM Jr. Fair Dairy Show (Main Show Arena) NOTE: Dairy Animals will be released on Sunday. 1. Dairy cattle classes may be combined based on number of entries in each class at the discretion of the Superintendent. 2. Dairy cattle base date - July 1 DAIRY CLASSES CLASS J - Guernsey CLASS K - Holstein CLASS L - Ayrshire CLASS M - Jersey CLASS N -Brown Swiss CLASS O - Other Recognized Breeds Class # Class Premium A, B, C $5.00 $4.50 $4.00 J8 Jr. Heifer, Calf, born on or after March 1, 2012 J9 Int. Heifer Calf, born between Dec. 1, 2011 & Feb. 28, 2012 J10 Sr. Heifer Calf born between Sept. 1, 2011 & Nov. 30, 2011 J11 Summer Yearling Heifer born between June 1, 2011 & Aug. 31, 2011 J12 Jr. Yearling Heifer born between March 1, 2011 & May 31, 2011 J13 Int. Yearling Heifer born between Dec. 1, 2010 & Feb. 28, 2011 J14 Sr. Yearling Heifer born between Sept. 1, 2010 & Nov. 30, 2010 J15 Jr. Two Year Old Cow born between March 1, 2010 & Aug. 31, 2010 J16 Cow, born prior to March 1, 2010.
Goat Show: Monday, June 18 9:30 AM Show Order: (Showmanship Goats Sr. Jr. 1st Year) (Showmanship) Pygmy Goats Sr. Jr.) Breeding, Pygmy Goats, Market Goats NOTE: Breeding Goats and Market Goats not being sold will be released on Sunday. All market goats must have an approved USDA Scrapies tag recorded at the April weigh-in. 1. All Dairy Kid and Yearling exhibits must not be in milk production. 2. All Milk Goat exhibits are to
be completely milked out by 11:30 PM on Sunday, June 17, 2012. 3. All horns on goats must be removed prior to fair. 4. No male goats other than market wether goats permitted on fairgrounds. 5. Animal must weigh at least 50 pounds to be eligible for Grand/ Reserve Champion. 6. Exhibitors may make two entries. 7. All market goats must have been eartagged and registered at the April 21, 2012 weigh-in. 8. Only four goats may be weighed in on April 21, 2012. 9. If two animals belonging to the same exhibitor fall into the same class, the exhibitor has the option to shift the animal to the next higher weight class or select another Putnam County 4-H exhibitor to show their animal in the same class. First and second place wether and doe are eligible for Grand/ Reserve Grand Champion NOTE: You cannot pull your first or second place doe or wether class winner from the championship drive. BREEDING GOAT CLASSES Class T - Alpline Class U - Lamancha Class V - Nubian Class W - Oberhasli Class X - Toggenburg Class Y - Saanen Class # Class Premium A, B, C $3.75 $3.50 $3.00 J17 Jr. Dairy Kid born on or after March 1, 2012 (Not in milk production) J18 Sr. Dairy Kid, born between Dec. 1, 2011 & Feb. 28, 2012 J19 Yearling Goat born between Dec. 1, 2010 & Nov. 30, 2011 (Not in milk production) J20 Doe between 1 & 3 years old (In milk production) J21 Aged Doe over 3 years of age (In milk production) MARKET GOAT CLASSES Class # Class Premium A, B, C $3.75 $3.50 $3.00 J22-1 Market Wether Goat born between Dec. 1, 2011 & March 1, 2012 J22-2 Market Doe born between Dec. 1, 2011 & March 1, 2012 Grand & Reserve Grand Champion Trophies and rosettes to be awarded. PYGMY GOAT CLASS J23 Pygmy Goat Grand and Reserve Grand Champion trophies to be awarded. J23-1 Does under 12 months of age J23-2 Wethers under 12 months of age
J23-3 age J23-4 of age
Does over 12 months of Wethers over 12 months
Barn: Jay Beckman Swine Show: Wednesday, June 20 at 8:30 AM Show Order: Showmanship (experienced, intermediate, novice, & 1st year) Gilts - three weight divisions, & barrows - three weight divisions. Gilt Champion and Reserve Champion and then Barrow Champion and Reserve Champion. This order will rotate each year. ALL JR. FAIR MARKET HOGS MUST GO TO SLAUGHTER! 1. All market animals dropped after December 15, 2011. 2. Each exhibitor will have a pen for their own hogs. 3. Maximum number of market animals for all exhibits is three. Exhibitor may show three pigs provided they show barrows and gilts in any combination. For example: 2 barrows, 1 gilt or 2 gilts and 1 barrow. 4. There will be a separate show for barrows with a champion and reserve champion barrow overall • Barrows will be divided into three weight divisions. • Weight division champions and reserve compete for champion and reserve champion barrow. 5. There will be a separate show for gilts with a champion and reserve champion gilt overall. • Gilts will be divided into three weight divisions. 6. Champion Barrow and Champion Gilt do not show against each other. 7. Premium will be paid on a single entry shown. 8. All hogs must have at least 1/2 inch of body hair except ears and tail. They may be shorter. 9. All exhibitors must be present at the scheduled weigh-in for show. All hogs in Jr. Fair classes must be weighed. 10. Any Jr. Fair hog also entered in the Open Class Hog Show must be specified at the Jr. Fair weigh-in. 11. Market Hogs must weigh between 210-280 to be eligible for Champion. SWINE CLASSES Class # Class Premium A, B, C $2.75 $2.50 $2.00 J24 Market Hogs - Gilt J25 Market Hogs - Barrow
Sheep Show: Monday, June 18, 2012 at 4:00 PM Show Order: Breeding, Mkt Ewes, Mkt Wethers, Grand Champion/Reserve Single, Showmanship(Sr. Jr.). Male sheep in market class must be castrated to be eligible to show. NOTE: Breeding Sheep & Market Lambs not being sold will be released on Sunday. 1. All market lambs must have an approved USDA Scrapies tag recorded at the April weigh-in. 2. All market lambs must be freshly slick shorn per breed characteristics prior to weigh in on June 17 in order to show. 3. Market lambs will be divided into Mkt. Ewe and Mkt. Wether classes and then by weights in each of those divisions. Class size: Single - 10 maximum; Pair 12 maximum Options: Three singles, two ewes and one wether, or two wethers and one ewe 4. Sheep base date is September 1. 5. If two animals belonging to the same exhibitor falls into the same class, the exhibitor has the option to shift the animal to the next higher weight class or select another Putnam 4-H exhibitor to show their animal in the same class. 6. All market lambs to show and
sell must have been weighed, eartagged, tattooed and registered at the April 21, 2012 weigh-in. 7. Market lambs must weigh at least 85 pounds to be eligible for Champion/Reserve Champion. 8. Market lamb(s) cannot be shown as a breeding project. First and second place wether and ewe are eligible for Grand/ Reserve Grand Champion. NOTE: You cannot pull your first or second place ewe or wether class winner from the championship drive. SHEEP BREEDING CLASSES CLASS T - Corriedale CLASS U - Cross Breds CLASS V - Dorset CLASS W - Shropshire CLASS X - Suffolk CLASS Y - Tunis CLASS Z - All other recognized breeds Class # Class Premium A, B, C $3.75 $3.50 $3.00 J27 Yearling Ram, born between Sept. 1, 2010 & Aug. 31, 2011 J28 Ram Lamb, born after Sept. 1, 2011 J29 Yearling Ewe, born between Sept. 1, 2010 & Aug. 31, 2011 J30 Ewe Lamb, born after Sept. 1, 2011 $2.75 $2.50 $2.00 J31 Market Lambs - Single Ewes J32 Market Lambs - Single
84 - www.putnamcountyfair.com Wethers $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 OPTIONAL: RATE OF GAIN 1. Each exhibitor of market lambs is invited to enter the Rate of Gain Contest. 2. Animal must be from the regular Jr. Fair exhibit - either single or pen of two. 3. Lambs in the Rate of Gain contest must have been weighed and identified on Saturday, April 21, 2012. 4. Awards will be presented to the top two individuals. 5. Awards based on the average daily gain.
Poultry Show: Wednesday, June 20 at 8:30 AM Show Order: Showmanship (Sr., Jr., 1st Year) Followed by Poultry Breeding, Market Classes NOTE: Fowl/Poultry Animals not being sold will be released on Sunday. 1. Only one entry allowed in each class listed below. 2. No Texas Show Birds are allowed. 3. All selling meat chickens will be slaughtered prior to the Small Animal Sale on Thursday, June 21. 4. Must be of same breed and same variety, but can be any sex. 5. Only meat chickens in the correct weight division are eligible for Grand/Reserve Grand Champion Chicken. 6. Exhibitor must provide proof that the poultry is Pollurmun Free. This must be submitted iwth DUNF upon entry into fair. MEAT CHICKEN CLASSES Class # Class Premium A, B, C $2.25 $2.00 $1.50 J34 Pen of meat chickens, any breed, any color, any sex A. Under 4 lbs & over 8 lbs B. Chickens 4 to 8 lbs Meat chicken hatch dates April 25 & May 9 NOTE: WINNERS FROM 4 TO 8 LBS WEIGHT DIVISION WILL SHOW FOR GRAND/RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION J35 Ducks - meat ducks should be hatched between April 18 & May 4. 1. Meat Ducks - pen of 2 2. Fancy Ducks - pen of 2 J36 Turkeys - meat turkeys should be hatched February 1 to February 15, and have been owned and cared for by exhibitor from the age of 48 hours after hatching. 1. Meat turkeys - pen of 2 2. Fancy turkeys - pen of 2 J37 Geese 1. Meat geese - pen of 2 2. Fancy geese - pen of 2 (goose
& gander) J38 Standard Breeds 1. American Class a. Pen of two 2. Asiatic Class a. Pen of two 3. English Class a. Pen of two 4. Mediterranean Class a. Pen of two 5. Continental Class a. Pen of two 6. All other Standard Breeds (AOSB) Class a. Pen of two J39 Bantams 1. Game Bantams a. Pen of two 2. Single Comb Clean Legged Bantams (SCCL) a. Pen of two 3. Rose Comb Clean Legged Bantams (RCCL) a. Pen of two 4. Any Other Comb Legged Bantams (AOCCL) a. Pen of two 5. Feather Legged Bantams a. Pen of two J40 Peacocks 1. Pen of a pair J41 All other Game Birds - Pen of Two (Class J41 entries may be asked to provide own pen and have appropriate permits)
Rabbit Show: Monday, June 18 at 8:30 AM Show Order: Showmanship (Sr., Jr. & Beg) Breeding Rabbit and Market Rabbit NOTE: Breeding Rabbits & Market Rabbits not being sold will be released on Sunday. Class # Class Premium A, B, C $2.25 $2.00 $1.50 Market Rabbit Project: Pen of Three Fryers - J49 1. Must weigh 3-5 lbs. to be eligible for champion. If one rabbit is over/under weight, the whole pen will be ineligible for champion. 2. All three rabbits must be the same breed and variety. 3. Not to exceed 10 weeks of age as of the first day of the Putnam County Fair. 4. Must have rabbit tattooed on date in May to be eligible to show. If bunnies are too small, contact the Extension Office. 5. Fancy breeds (four class) are not eligible for the Market Rabbit Project. Animals must be a commercial breed (six class). Single Fryer - J49-1 1. Must weigh 3-5 lbs. to be eligible for champion. If a rabbit is over/under weight, it will be ineli-
gible for champion. 2. Not to exceed 10 weeks of age as of the first day of the Putnam County Fair. 3. Must have rabbit at tattoo date in May to be eligible to show. If the bunny is too small, contact the Putnam County Extension Office. 4. Fancy breeds (four class) are not eligible for the Market Rabbit Project. Animals must be a commercial breed (six class). 5. Single fryer will not sell at the Small Animal Auction. Breeding Rabbit Project 1. Exhibitor may exhibit up to 7 pens of rabbits-with no duplicate breed class entries. a. Example: may exhibit a Californian Sr. Doe and a Netherland Dwarf Sr. Doe. b. Example: may exhibit a Holland Lop Jr. Buck and a Rex Jr. Buck. 2. All rabbits should meet ARBA standards. 3. Breed classes will be determined after all animals are on the fairgrounds on Monday evening. 4. Trophies will be given to the top 8 classes. 5. Breed classes will not be split by variety for judging. 6. No rosettes or trophies will be awarded unless there are at least 6 entries in the breed. 7. Exhibitors choose from the following classes: a. J43 Sr. Buck b. J44 Sr. Doe c. J45 6-8 Buck (no fancy breed rabbits) d. J46 6-8 Doe (no fancy breed rabbits) e. J47 Jr. Buck f. J48 Jr. Doe g. J50 Doe and Litter i. Bunnies should be 3-6 weeks of age at fair time. ii. Please have some kind of identification in the bunnies ears.
Pleasure Show: Monday, June 18 at 9:00 AM Versatility Show: Wednesday, June 20 at 1:00 PM Kids Fun Show: Thursday, June 21 at TBA Performance Show: Friday, June 22 at Noon Contesting Show: Friday, June 22 at 5:00 PM Horse/Pony Awards Ceremony: Saturday June 23 at 1:00 PM Adults Fun Show: Saturday, June 23 at 7:00 PM NOTE: Horses/Ponies will be released on Sunday. 1. One horse per exhibitor 2. All youth under 19, participat-
ing in any 4-H equestrian activity, are required to wear properly fitted protective headgear which meets or exceeds current ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials)/SEI (Safety Equipment Institute) standards with the chin harness securely fastened at all times while riding or driving an equine. The Ohio 4-H Horse/Pony Program, Show Committees, Officials, Judges, Extension Personnel and Volunteer Leaders may, at his/her discretion, check a participant’s protective headgear for proper standards. If the youth is founding to be wearing unapproved, defective,or improperly fitted headgear, he/she will not be permitted to participate in riding or driving activities until proper headgear is acquired. 3. No studs allowed in any of the classes after their weanling year. 4. All 4-H rules and policies are in effect and all exhibitors are expected to be familiar with all county and state rules. 5. A showmanship class is mandatory for all horse/pony exhibitors. 6. First year exhibitors in Championship classes for Equitation, Horsemanship & Showmanship must show according to their age. 7. The number of horses or ponies per class will be at the judge’s discretion. All entries for classes close when preceding class enters the arena. 8. All shows held will abide by the two minute gate call rule. 9. Horses can be required to be tied at the discretion of all head advisors. 10. Anyone riding a horse/pony in the arena must wear boots. 11. There will be no riding or exercising of horses or ponies in the arena between 11:00 PM and 5:00 AM. 12. Horses must wear halters at all times during the fair. 13. No horses allowed past the beef barn, on the track, or in the infield during the fair. 14. Walk & Trot classes are available to all members; however, any member entered in a Walk & Trot class will not be eligible to compete in any of three-gaited classes, including contesting and Easy Gaited classes. 15. In the event of a tie for the High Point Award, a written test covering the Ohio 4-H rules will be given. 16. Attendance at the Horse Flag Ceremony on Monday starting at 8:45 AM is mandatory for all horse exhibitors. Attendance at the Horse Flag Ceremony on Friday
starting at 11:45 AM is mandatory for any member exhibiting at the performance and/or contesting show and is open to all members. The only exceptions to this will be those members excused by the Horse Council prior to the show. 17. The Putnam County Horse Council must approve any exceptions or changes in the above stated rules in conjunction with the Extension Office. 18. All decisions by the judge are final. Grievances along with a $100 fee should be filed with the show steward at the completion of the show. Any and ALL communications with the judge must be made through the show steward. 19. Any and all equipment that is the property of or has been given to the Horse Council to use for shows MUST stay at the Fairgrounds. This equipment MUST be put away after use. This includes all barrels, jumps, cones, poles, speed and control box, etc. 20. The only equipment to be used to drag/work the arena up are those pieces with no more than a 3 inch spike - absolutely nothing deeper. 21. During Fair Week the following day and time(s) have been set aside for only contesting exhibitors to use the arena. A. There will be two hours designated for contesters with the FIRST hour of each designated time to be for the purpose of FREE RIDE ONLY The SECOND hour of each designated time will be for the purpose of PATTERN WORK ONLY. a. Monday - will begin ONE hour after completion of the Pleasure Show until arena closes. b. Tuesday - 6:00 PM-8:00 PM c. Wednesday - 10:00 AMMidnight d. Thursday - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM e. If the arena is empty, contesters are allowed to utilize the arena for exercising/pattern work regardless of the time of day. 22. Show of Showmen Representative will be decided in the Show of Showman Qualifying Class during the fair. All Champions of each of the four Senior Division Showmanship classes are required to participate in this qualifying class. 23. Any exhibitor participating in the Awards Ceremony needs to be dressed appropriately. The Horse Council will mandate that all equine exhibited at the Putnam County Fair will need to have the drug form currently required by the Putnam County Fairboard/Ohio State Agriculture Department and
a new vaccine form completed and turned in. 24. The following vaccines will be recommended for all equine exhibited at the fair: Influenza, Rhinopneumonitis, Tetanus, Eastern Encephalomyelitis, Western Encephalomyelitis, Rabies, and Potomac Horse Fever. An additional vaccine of Strangles for equine less than four years of age will be also required. The Horse Council strongly recommends that all equine receive a West Nile vaccination. 25. In 2012, all equine exhibited at the Putnam County Fair will have stall cards to be used during the fair. The stall cards will better allow all advisors, department superintendent, show committee members to better assist animals if an emergency arises. 26. The Horse Council will also be utilizing equine treatment forms. These forms will be used for any animals that either enters the fair with restrictions under a veterinarians care or for any animal treated by a veterinarian during the fair. a. Any equine that enters the Fair under a veterinarians care or with restrictions must have the care plan restrictions on file with the show management, head advisor, and department superintendent. b. This will be accomplished by completing a treatment form and filing it with the show committee chairperson who then is responsible for ensuring persons stated previously are made aware of the situation. c. Any equine treated on the grounds during the fair must also file a treatment form with the show committee chairperson so previously stated people are aware of the situation. d. In both situations the treatment forms must include the following information: date and reason for treatment, diagnosis, treatment/care plan, medication (as applicable), any restrictions in activity. e. Any equine who either enters the Fair under a treatment plan during the fair will have their stall card marked with a star if the equine need to be monitored closer or watched for signs of condition deteriorating. All treatment forms will be field with the show committee chairperson and stored for a period of three weeks and then be destroyed. f. The show committee chairperson is responsible for ensuring all head advisors, the department superintendents, and extension
educator are all made aware of any treatments by a veterinarian during the Putnam County Fair. g. As space allows the two end stalls on the south west end of the white pony barn will be designated as treatment stalls. These stalls will be utilized by equine that require closer monitoring, IV therapy, advanced first aid, or as determined by the head advisor, department superintendent, or veterinarian. WESTERN SHOWMANSHIP CLASSES Class # Class Premium A, B, C $5.00 $4.50 $3.00 J51-A 1st Year Pony Western Showmanship J51-B Jr. Pony Western Showmanship J51-C Sr. Pony Western Showmanship J51-D Pony Mare & Foal J51-E Yearling Pony **Top two in each showmanship class comes back for the Championship ** ~Senior Pony Western Showmanship Champion Class~ ~Junior Pony Western Showmanship Champion Class~ J52-A 1st Year Horse Western Showmanship J52-B Jr. Horse Western Showmanship J52-C Sr. Horse Western Showmanship J52-D Horse Mare & Foal J52-E Yearling Horse **Top two in each showmanship class comes back for the Championship ** ~Senior Horse Western Showmanship Champion Class~ ~Junior Horse Western Showmanship Champion Class~ ENGLISH SHOWMANSHIP CLASSES J53-A 1st Year Pony English Showmanship J53-B Jr. Pony English Showmanship J53-C Sr. Pony English Showmanship **Top two in each showmanship class comes back for the Championship ** ~Senior Pony English Showmanship Champion Class~ ~Junior Pony English Showmanship Champion Class~ J54-A 1st Year Horse English Showmanship J54-B Jr. Horse English Showmanship J54-C Sr. Horse English Showmanship **Top two in each showmanship class comes back for the Championship ** ~Senior Horse English Showmanship Champion Class~
~Junior Horse English Showmanship Champion Class~ (Show of Showmen Qualifying Class) ENGLISH EQUITATION CLASSES J55-A 1st Year Pony English Equitation J55-B Jr. Pony English Equitation J55-C Sr. Pony English Equitation **Top two in each showmanship class comes back for the Championship ** ~Senior Pony English Equitation Champion Class~ ~Junior Pony English Equitation Champion Class~ J56-A 1st year Horse English Equitation J56-B Jr. Horse English Equitation J56-C Sr. Horse English Equitation **Top two in each showmanship class comes back for the Championship ** ~Senior Horse English Equitation Champion Class~ ~Junior Horse English Equitation Champion Class~ J57-A Jr. Pony English Pleasure J57-B Sr. Pony English Pleasure J58-A Jr. Horse English Pleasure J58-B Sr. Horse English Pleasure J59-A Jr. Hunter Hack J59-B Sr. Hunter Hack J60-A Easy Gaited Wes/Eng Equitation J60-B Easy Gaited Wes/Eng Pleasure Equitation Horse/Pony ~ ages 8-18 **Top two in each showmanship class comes back for the Championship ** ~Easy Gaited Equitation Championship Class~ J61-A Easy Gaited Wes/Eng Equitation J61-B Easy Gaited Wes/Eng Pleasure J62-A Pleasure Driving WESTERN PERFORMANCE CLASSES 58â€? and UNDER J63-A 1st Year Pony Western Horsemanship J63-B Jr. Pony Western Horsemanship J63-C Sr. Pony Western Horsemanship **Top two in each showmanship class comes back for the Championship ** *Senior Pony Western Horsemanship Champion* *Junior Pony Western
86 - www.putnamcountyfair.com Horsemanship Champion* J64-A 1st Year Horse Western Showmanship J64-B Jr. Horse Western Showmanship J64-C Sr. Horse Western Showmanship **Top two in each showmanship class comes back for the Championship ** *Senior Horse Western Horsemanship Champion* *Junior Horse Western Horsemanship Champion* J65-A Jr. Pony Western Pleasure J65-B Sr. Pony Western Pleasure J66-A Jr. Horse Western Pleasure J66-B Sr. Horse Western Pleasure J66-C** Walk & Trot (horse/pony) Contesting Classes Wednesday, June 20 J67-A Ground Roping J68-A Jr. Trail J68-B Sr. Trail J69-A Jr. Reining J69-B Sr. Reining J70-A Jr. Western Riding J70-B Sr. Western Riding J71-A Jr. Barrels & Cones J71-B Sr. Barrels & Cones J72-A Jr. Barrels J72-B Sr. Barrels J73-A Jr. Flags J73-B Sr. Flags J74-A Jr. Pole Bending J74-B Sr. Pole Bending J75-A Jr. Stakes J75-B Sr. Stakes J76-A Jr. Keyhole J76-B Sr. Keyhole J77-A Jr. Speed & Control J77-B Sr. Speed & Control Presentation of Grand and Reserve Contesting Champions for both the Junior and Senior Divisions will be done at the end of the show. Contesting champion for Jr. & Sr. Division is determined by adding up points assigned to placings of each class.
Wednesday, June 22nd; 3:30 PM The Dog show is open to all 4-H members. To be eligible to show, the 4-H member must attend two practice matches offered by the Holy Hound Dog Club. Rules for Dog Show Participation 1. Dogs must be owned by either the junior fair exhibitor or the exhibitor’s immediate family. They must be in the continual care of the junior fair exhibitor for the duration of the project. The date of
ownership must be no later than April 15th. Leasing a dog is not permitted. a. Immediate family is defined as the junior fair exhibitor’s father, mother, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, grandfather or grandmother, including the corresponding step and half relations, or by a member of the exhibitor’s household. 2. All dogs must be currently licensed in the owner’s county or residence. The exhibitor must bring a certificate of license to registration. (License tag is not sufficient.) 3. All dogs must be immunized against the diseases currently required by Ohio State Fair rules. The vaccinations must be up to date by June 15. A accredited veterinarian is required at registration. Veterinarians must note any deviations from the required vaccinations either on the Certificate of Vaccination or on the veterinarian’s letterhead. 4. All dogs must be six months of age by the date of the show. 5. Females in season cannot be exhibited and are not permitted on the fairgrounds. 6. Only domestic dogs can be shown. Wolf and wolf hybrids are not permitted. 7. After April 15, no one other than the junior fair exhibitor is permitted to train or show the project dog. 8. 4-H members must be enrolled in the correct level of obedience. 9. The judge or show officials may order the removal from the grounds and forfeiture of awards and Junior Fair premiums for any of the following: a. Any dog exhibiting unsafe or threatening behavior. Dogs are not permitted to wear any type of muzzle while on the fairgrounds. b. Any exhibitor or other persons abusing or neglecting a dog. c. Any exhibitor or other person verbally or physically abusive to show personnel. 10. Dogs must be kept on leash while on the fairgrounds, except when participating in the ring during judging. 11. Exhibitors must provide their own equipment. a. Obedience i. Collars include well-fitting plain buckle or quick release collars, or slip collars of an appropriate single length of leather, fabric or chain with two rings, one on each end. Other collars or collars that are either too tight or so large that they hang from the collars. ii. Leashes may be of fabric or leather and should be 6 feet in length for sub-novice classes.
For the other classes, the leash need only be of sufficient length to provide adequate slack during heeling. iii. Dumbbells must be made of one of the heavy hardwoods or of a material similar in size, shape and weight to wooden dumbbell. Dumbbells shall be white or natural wood color, without decorations. The size shall be proportionate to the size of the dog. iv. Food, treats, and toys are not permitted in obedience classes. b. Grooming and Handling: i. Collars include a chain or fabric slip collar, or martingaletype show lead. Nothing shall be hanging from the collars. ii. Leashes may be fabric or leather and long enough to allow for easy handling of the dog. iii. Bait may be used in grooming and handling classes. 12. Exhibitors should be neat, clean and well groomed. They should wear clothing that is comfortable to handle in and appropriate for dog shows. Inappropriate clothing includes apparel with slogans or club names, halter tops, tank tops, blue jeans and shorts, sandals, clogs, high heeled shoes, and other similar footwear. For Grooming and Handling classes it is recommended that girls wear skirts, dresses, dress shorts, or similar attire, and boys wear dress shirts, ties, and dress slacks. For Obedience classes colored dress jeans and dress shorts are appropriate. Dogs should be clean, well brushed and in good physical condition appropriate for the dog’s age. Regulations show clip is not required for purebred dogs. Classes 1. Sub-Novice A - Neither handler nor dog has had training experience prior to this project year. 2. Sub-Novice B - Handler or dog previous entered in this class or has had training experience prior to this year. Exhibitors may participate in this class a maximum of two years with the same dog; unless winning first place, then they must move up to the next class. Exercises to be performed include: heel on lead, figure 8, stand for examination, recall, long sit (1 minute), and long down (3 minutes). All exercises are on leash. 3. Novice A - Neither handler nor dog previous entered in this class, nor has trained or shown beyond this level. 4. Novice B - Handler nor dog previously entered in this class or prior experience at this level. Exhibitors may participate in this class a maximum of two years
with the same dog; unless winning first place, then they must move up to the next class. Exercises to be performed include: heel on lead, figure 8, stand for examination, heel free, recall, long sit (1 minute), and long down (3 minutes). Only the first two exercises are performed on leash. 5. Graduate Novice A - Neither handler nor dog previous entered in this class, nor has trained or shown beyond this level. 6. Graduate Novice B - Handler or dog previously entered in this class or prior experience at this level. Exhibitors may participate in this class a maximum of two years with the same dog; unless winning first place, then they must move up to the next class. Exercises to be performed include; heel, moving stand and examination, moving drop on recall, dumbbell recall, recall over broad jump, and long down (3 minutes with handler out of sight). All exercises are off leash. 7. Open A - Neither handler nor dog previous entered in this class, nor has trained or shown beyond this level. 8. Open B - Handler or dog previously entered in this class or prior experience at this level. Exhibitors may participate in this class a maximum of two years with the same dog; unless winning first place, then they must move up to the next class. Exercises to be performed include; heel, figure 8, drop on recall, retrieve on flat, retrieve over high jump, broad jump, long sit (3 minutes with handler out of sight), and long down (5 minutes with handler out of sight). 9. Graduate Open - All exercises performed off leash. Exercises to be performed include: signal exercise, drop on recall, directed retrieve, moving stand and examination, retrieve on flat, retrieve over high jump, and broad jump. Exhibitors may repeat this class indefinitely with the same dog, regardless of awards received in previous years. 10. Brace - This class is for exhibitors with two (2) dogs. Exercises to be performed include: heel on lead, figure 8, stand for examination, heel free, recall, long sit (1 minute), and long down (3 minutes). Only the first two exercises are performed on leash. A coupler must attach the team of dogs together. Exhibitors may repeat this class indefinitely with the same team, regardless of awards received in previous years. 11. Grooming and Handling Junior A (ages 9-11) - Exhibitor is a
first year participant in the Grooming and Handling project and has no Junior Handling experience. 12. Grooming and Handling Junior B (ages 9-11) - Exhibitor has participated in showmanship or junior handling classes prior to this project year. Past winners may repeat this class with the same dog. 13. Grooming and Handling Intermediate A(12-14) - Exhibitor is a first year participant in the Grooming and Handling project and has no Junior Handling experience. 14. Grooming and Handling Intermediate B (ages 12-14) - Exhibitor has participated in showmanship or junior handling classes prior to this project year. Past winners may repeat this class with the same dog. 15. Grooming and Handling Senior A(ages 15-18) - Exhibitor is a first year participant in the Grooming and Handling project and has no Junior Handling experience. 16. Grooming and Handling Senior (ages 15-18) - Exhibitor has participated in showmanship or junior handling classes prior to this project year. Past winners may repeat this class with the same dog. 17. Rally Novice A - This class is for the exhibitor and/or dog with no prior experience showing at any Rally level. 18. Rally Novice B - This class is for the exhibitor and/or dog who has had prior experience showing at the Rally Novice level. 19. Rally Advanced A - This class is for the exhibitor and/ or dog who has not had prior experience showing at the Rally Advanced. 20. Rally Advanced B - This class is for the exhibitor and/or dog who has had prior experience showing at the Rally Advanced level. 21. Team - This class is for teams of four exhibitors and their dogs. The same four dogs perform all exercises. The dogs on the team perform the exercises simultaneously. 22. Drill Team (4-5) and (6-7) Drill team members and their dogs are judged as one, performing obedience exercises to creatively choreographed music. 23. Freestyle - Each team uses a variety of moves chosen to illustrate their special relationship. These moves can be as traditional as basic obedience, such as heeling and attention, or more athletic moves such as spins, weaves, jumps, backing up, and side passes.
Superintendent in Charge Ron Horstman Not to be used for 4-H Project Exhibits Note: Each exhibit in classes listed below should be labeled with name of exhibitor and item. Personal identification and attach to the back of the exhibit with tape. All entries in the department listed below are to be on exhibit in the Jr. Fair Bldg., Sunday June 17 at 1:00 PM, until Sunday, June 24 at 8:00 AM. All exhibits must be judged prior to exhibiting. Individuals may have no more than one entry in each class. Premiums will be paid on interview judging grade. Class # Class Premium A, B, C J64-J69A 2.25 2.00 1.50 J69B-J69C 4.00 3.00 2.00 J70-A 6.00 4.50 3.00 J70-B 5.00 3.50 2.50 J70-D 4.00 3.00 2.00 J70-D - J74 2.25 2.00 1.50 J75 4.00 3.00 2.00 J76 6.00 5.00 4.00 J78-J88 2.25 2.00 1.50 J89 6.00 5.00 4.00 Metal Work - FFA J64 Funnels J65 Feed Scoop J66 Hay Hook J67 Tractor Pins (3 fastened together) J68 Hand Tools (4 different tools-reconditioned) J69-A Small: punches, cold chisel chipping hammer J69-B Medium: tool box, etc J69-C Large: Roller Tool Cabinet similar project Welding J70-A Large project - (Over 100 inches of weld) J70-B Medium-Large project (60-100 inches of weld) J70-C Medium-Small project (20-60 inches of weld) J70-D Small project - (20 inches of weld) J71 Arc Welding Panel J72 Oxy Acetylene panel J73 Hard Surface Plow or Shovel Woodworking - FFA J74 Small Woodworking (spice rack, bookends, sewing box, cutting board, shelf, shadow box, book rack, bench hook, etc) J75 Medium Woodworking
(saw horse, night stand, hall tree, magazine rack, box hockey, show box, etc) J76 Large Woodworking (workbench, picnic table, lawn furniture, china/curio cabinet, farm trailer, bed, etc) Crops/Gardening - FFA J78 Corn (3 stalks with roots removed, tied at butt end) J79 Wheat (1 quart or 30 heads with roots removed) J80 Rye (1 quart or 30 heads with roots removed) J81 Oats (1 quart or 30 heads with roots removed) J82 Barley (1 quart or 30 heads with roots removed) J83 Tomatoes (20 green or ripe in suitable box for display) J84 Hay (slice from bale wrapped) J85 Soybeans (10 mature stalks with roots intact) J86 Special Crops (sweet corn, pickles, etc) J87 Potatoes (1 peck or a healthy plant) J88 Vine Crops (1 large or 3 small vegetables) Refurnishing - FFA J89 Tractor Refurnishing
4-H Project Work
Superintendent Jason Hedrick, 4-H Educator Members should refer to the county 4-H project requirements to determine what to exhibit for their project. Items must be exhibited in 4-H Club booth. (If club does not have a booth, then items will be exhibited in general exhibit area in the building. All exhibits must be in place Sunday, June 17 at 1:00 PM until Sunday, June 24 at 8:00 AM. Individuals are limited to one entry per class. Premiums will be paid on the average of interview grades and if you exhibited at the fair. Class # Class Premium A, B, C $2.25 $2.00 $1.50 (all premiums as stated above unless otherwise specified) Introduction to 4-H J91 Discovery 4-H I J92 Discovery 4-H II J93 Discovery 4-H III J94 Exploring Animals J95 Exploring Energy J96 Exploring Me & My Home J97 Exploring Plants Miscellaneous - 4-H J173 Horseless Horse J201S Dog Showmanship J201W Working Dogs J201D You and Your Dog J201O Dog Obedience
J201P Dog Performance J215 Guinea Pig J216 Cats I J217 Cats II J218 Cats III J220 Small Animals J241 Vet I J242 Vet II J243 Vet III J365 Self Determined Health J300 You’re the Athlete J351 Staying Healthy J352 Keeping Fit J353 First Aid In Action J357 Alcohol Decisions J358 Tobacco & You Personal Development & Leadership J370-J394 Leadership Projects Citizenship-International J396 And My World I The World Around Me J397 And My World II People and Customs of the World Clothing J406 Clothes for High School & College J407 Accessories for Teens J408 Creative Costumes J409 Ready Let’s Sew J410 Fun with Clothes J412 Sew for Others J413 Joyful Jumper J415 Active Sportswear J417 Dress-Up Outfit J418 Lounging Apparel J419 Tops for Teens J420 Outer Layers J423 Sportswear for Spectators J424 Clothing for Middle School J425 Frugal Fashions J426 Clothing for your Career J427 It’s Time for Clothing Beginners J428 It’s Time for Clothing Intermediate
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It’s Time for Clothing Advanced
Family Life J434 Growing on My Own J435 Growing With Others J436 Growing in Communities J442 Family History Treasure Hunt Money Management J445 Becoming Money Wise J446 Money Fundamentals J447 Money Moves J448 Teens - On the Road to Financial Success Food & Nutrition J459 I Spy In The Kitchen J461 Let’s Bake Quick Breads J462 Yeast Breads on The Rise J466 Mini Meal Magic J467 You’re the Chef J468 Meals in Minutes J469 The Global Gourmet J472 The Outdoor Chef J475 Star Spangled Foods J476 Pathways To Culinary Success J481 Food & Fitness For Fun J482 Food & Fitness Choices for You J487 Fast Break for Breakfast J490 Science Fun with Dairy Foods Home Decorating and Designing J491 Adventures in Home Living J494 Designing Interiors J495 Your First Home Away from Home J496 Collectibles J592a Art As Expression ~ Jr. (ages 9-13) J592b Art As Expression ~ Sr. (ages 14-18) Theater Arts J596 Play the Role J597 Become the Puppeteer J598 Set the Stage J379 Get In The Act I Photography/Writing J584 Focus on Photography - Level 1 J585 Focus on Photography - Level 2 J586 Focus on Photography - Level 3 J587 Writing and Reporting for Teens J588 Creative Writing
Engineering/Bicycles/Small Engines J501 Rockets Away (bottle rockets) J502 Fun With Flight J503 Rockets Away (Estes rockets) J504 Radio Controlled Vehicle J517 Bicycle Adventures 1 J518 Bicycle Adventures 2 J519 Bicycle Adventures 3 J540 Rope J541 Crank It Up J542 Warm It Up J543 Tune It Up J548 Lawncare J551 Tractor I J552 Tractor II J553 Tractor III J554 Tractor IV Electricity J527 Magic of Electricity J528 Investigating Electricity J529 Wired for Power J530 Entering Electronics Woodworking/Welding Premiums A B C 2.25 2.00 1.50 4.00 3.00 2.00 5.00 4.50 3.00 6.00 4.50 3.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 J556 Measuring Up J557 Making the Cut J558 Nailing it Together J559 Finishing Up J573 Arcs & Sparks Conservation/Natural Resources J611 Lets Explore the Outdoors I J613 Exploring Our Forests J614 Tree Planting J617 Exploring Ohio Ponds J621 Ohio Birds J622 Trapping Muskrats in Ohio J623 Fishing for Beginners J624 Fishing for the Intermediate J630 Safe Use of Guns J631 Basic Archery J644 Exploring the World of Insects I J645 Exploring the World of Insects II Gardening J673 From Seed to Flower J674 Indoor Gardening J691 Vegetable Gardening I J692 Growing w/the Seasons Grazing Management J100 Management Intensive Grazing VEGETABLE EXHIBITS: Exhibitors are to furnish plates or suitable container for adequate
Each club will be given a $10.00 premium if they made a group display. SPECIAL AWARDS SPECIAL INTEREST/MISC. 4-H PROJET SWEEPSTAKES - Winner will receive a $50.00 Gift Certificate. Sponsored by: Dick & Delores Schroeder 1. Must be a 4-H member enrolled in Putnam County. 2. Must be enrolled in at least one special interest/misc. project for the current year. 3. Display the projects at the county fair. 4. Complete the Sweepstakes Application and return it to the Extension Office by the deadline. 5. Can only be eligible to win every other year in each division. 6. Must submit an Advisor Reference Form with application. OUTSTANDING WOODWORKING AWARD - “IN MEMORY OF TOM SIEFKER” 1. Must be a 4-H member enrolled in Putnam County. 2. Must be enrolled in at least one 4-H Woodworking project for the current year. 3. Display the project(s) at the county fair. 4. Complete the Outstanding Woodworkers Application and return it to the Extension Office by the deadline. 5. Can only be eligible to win every other year in each division. 6. Must submit an Advisor Reference Form with application. LEO & GERALD UNVERFERTH AWARD: (Previous winners not eligible). This award is presented to the 4-H member enrolled in a horse or pony project in Putnam County who scores the highest number of points in the sweepstakes score sheet. An award will be presented by the Gerald Unverferth Family in memory of Leo & Gerald Unverferth. 4-H CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Each year two U.S. Savings Bonds are presented to the top two Putnam County 4-H’ers. Members are nominated by the club advisors and then must complete an application form. One winner is selected from the Ag/ Misc. project and one from the Home Ec. project area. Award sponsored by Farm Credit Service: Scott Parker. MATT ELLING ROTATING MEMORIAL TROPHY: Presented to the Junior participant who scores the highest combined points from the JUNE PAS show and Fair
Horse shows in the Jr. Trail Class. Presented by 4-H Horse Council in memory of Matt Elling. OHIO 4-H YOUTH: Leadership Camp: Scholarships for 4 delegates to attend Teen Leadership Retreat in Columbus in June for outstanding achievements in 4-H. Also must be 14 as of 1/1 of current year. An award for $200 is sponsored by the Putnam County Agricultural Society.
1. Exhibitors must show his or her own animal. 2. Junior Division: 9-13 as of January 1st of current year. Senior Division: 14-18 as of Jan. 1 of current year. 3. The Senior Showmanship winner of each species will compete for overall showmanship honors at the Show of Showmen contest on Saturday evening. SHOW OF SHOWMEN CONTEST Friday, June 22 at 4:30 PM - Main Show Arena 1. Each contestant must have won the Showmanship of one of the ten classes of animals included in this show. 2. The Showmanship winner will not participate in their respective class but will show in the remaining nine. 3. Scoring of each class is as follows: 1 pt for First Place; 2 pt for second; 3 for third; 4 for fourth; 5 for fifth; etc. Contestant with the lowest points is the winner. 4. Classes represented are as follows: Beef, Horse, Swine, Dairy, Poultry, Fowl, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep and Feeder Calf. 5. A tie will be broken by the person with the most first place scores or a show off with a determined class. 6. Should one contestant have won two Senior Classes, they must decide which species they wish to represent with the runnerup in the other division taking their place. 7. Should someone be unable to participate, runner-up will show. DECORATED ANIMAL CONTEST Wednesday, June 20 at 7:00 PM Main Show Arena 1. Open to all Jr. Fair Livestock Exhibitors 2. Decorate the animal and exhibitor in a costume or them outfit. 3. One entry per exhibitor 4. Classes include: Small Animals: rabbits, chickens, goats, Large Animals: sheep, dairy, beef, horses and swine
5. Prizes will be awarded. NEW: Signage for Animals All pen/stall signage provided for Jr. Fair Livestock recognitions (Examples: Champion/Reserve Champion) will be charged cost of signs and then signs can be taken home.
Rules for Putnam County Junior Livestock Sale
1. All bonafide Jr. Fair Market Class exhibits at the Putnam County Fair are eligible to participate in the Jr. Fair Sale according to the following rules. 2. Single/Pens of market lambs must be sold as such. Market Hogs will be sold as pens unless one is designated as a Grand Champion. Pens/Pairs of market poultry/rabbits must be sold as such. (No pullets, doves, pigeons, fancy chickens or single fryer rabbits sell. 3. The exhibitor is responsible to feed, water and care for animal until it is loaded on the buyer’s truck. 4. Checks will be distributed by 4-H/FFA Advisors as soon as possible after settlement for all sales has been made. 5. To cover advertising, ribbons and supplies for the sale, a deduction of 2% of gross sales on beef, swine, lambs, poultry, rabbits, milk and goats will be made. A deduction of $3.00 will be taken from all poultry checks to cover the cost of dressing the animals for sale. For Grand/Reserve Grand animals, a $20.00 deduction will be taken to cover the cost of sale pictures. Up to two pictures will be provided to each Grand/Reserve buyer(s). Additional pictures must be requested at the expense of the exhibitor. A 2% of gross sale for administrative will be deducted from check. 6. All animals sold through the livestock auction sale are to be marked either “FAIR” or “HOME”. “FAIR” means that the buyer will pay the premium bid only and the animal will be turned over to the FAIR for disposal at market price. “HOME” means the buyers is responsible for paying the total bill and removing the animal(s) from the fairgrounds. 7. Purchasers are requested not to re-sell purchases animals and request a change in billing. 8. All animals judged to be Grand/ Reserve Grand Champion in the market beef, swine, goats, rabbits, poultry and lamb shows must be sold through the Jr. Livestock Sale.
9. Steers sold in the Jr. Livestock Sale will have $1.00 per head deducted and sent to the Ohio Beef Marketing Association. For promotion of beef use. This is required of all beef animals sold for meat purposes in the State of Ohio. Each hog and lamb sold will have $.50 deducted and forwarded to the National Pork Board and Ohio Sheep & Wool Program for promotion of pork and lamb. 10. No exhibits will be sold without the presence of the owner or a stand-in. 11. All feeder calves which are selling will go through the sale arena as “FAIR” animals. Thus, each feeder calf will have a base bid prior to entering the sale arena. Base bid animals will be put in groups of five by similar weight and sex and a base bid given on each group. These animals must go to the fair with the highest base bidder receiving the calves. 12. All market livestock exhibitors must declare one hour after their specific shows if they will be selling their animal or pulling it from the sale. Forms should be filled out at the Jr. Fair Office. Animals will be sold if they are not pulled from the sale within one hour after the show. 13. All steers will be sold with a 2% shrink from show weight. 14. Pictures will only be taken of Grand/ Reserve Grand Champion animals including: Beef Steer, Dairy Steer, Bred and Fed Steer, Bred and Fed Lamb, Single Market Gilt & Barrow, Single Market Lamb/Ewe/Wether, Dairy Feeder Calf, Beef Feeder Calf, PoultryMeat Pen, Market Goat, Poultry - Meat Fowl, Pen of Three Meat Rabbits. 15. Jr. Fair exhibitors are limited to two (2) trips through the Jr. Fair Sale. Exhibitor may take any animal species either time through the sale such as a feed calf each time, a steer each time, a hog and a chicken, etc. A trip would consist of any of the following: Pair of hogs (or single if only one was exhibited), pen of rabbits, pen of poultry, single lamb, pen of lambs, feeder calf, steer, gallon of milk, and goat. 16. Jr. Fair exhibitors will not bring their livestock exhibits through the sale arena. Only Grand/Reserve Grand Champion animals will be brought through the arena. 17. All animals will be sold by premium only. Buyers will bid a dollar amount above the animal’s market value. (i.e. a steer weighs 1200 pounds and has a base bid of $.70 a pound. The steer’s mar-
ket value is $840 and a buyer will bid $30, $40, etc. premium above that price.) 18. Ohio Department of Agriculture regulations mandate that all Market Grand and Reserve Grand Champions and/ or Market Champion and Reserve Champions must be slaughtered. 19. All animals subject to Ohio Department of Agriculture testing procedures must pass in order to sell. 20. The above rules may be modified, changed or added to by consent of the majority of the committees.
SALE COMMITTEE Jr. Fair Livestock Sale Committee is composed of representatives from each of the following groups and are selected annually for this committee. Extension staff; Vo-Ag instructors, Senior Fair Board; Swine Committee; Beef Committee; Dairy Committee; and Rabbit/Poultry Committee.
Special Notice To All Junior Fair And Open Class Exhibitors The Putnam County Fair management reserves the right to review all livestock exhibits on display. All animals deemed unfit for exhibition by fair-approved, licensed veterinarian are subject to on-sight quarantine and/or removal from grounds in the best interest of the fair, the exhibitor and the livestock. All decisions are final and binding and are not subject to review.
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Jr. Fair Trophy Donors & Winners HORSE Leo & Gerald Unverferth Memorial Award By: Michael Unverferth Family Chloe Ruck – Bronc Busters Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Horse/Pony Contest Champion By: ABC Golf Cars – Mark Maag Lindsey Siefker – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Horse/Pony Contest Champion By: In Memory of Allen Warnimont McKenna Kuhlman – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Pony Showmanship By: Warren Printing & Office Products - Ottawa Amber Kihm – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Pony Horsemanship By: Gary Grant Insurance Agency - Continental Amber Kihm – Pounding Hooves
at Law Chloe Ruck – Bronc Busters Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. English Pony Showmanship By: Putnam County 4-H Council Brandi Maag – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. English Pony Showmanship By: Stechschulte Hay & Straw Buying Ashley Maag – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. English Horse Showmanship By: Dale’s Concrete - Leipsic Alexis Osting – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. English Horse Showmanship By: ABC Golf Carts – Mark Maag Brooke Clymer – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Pony Equitation By: Tawa Tree Service - Ottawa Amber Kihm – Pounding Hooves
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Horse Showmanship By: Pandora Grain & Supply Company Abby Vennekotter – Pounding Hooves
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Pony Equitation By: Putnam County 4-H Horse Council Amber Stechschulte – Pounding Hooves
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Horse Horsemanship By: In Honor of our Troops by Troy & Julie Hyman & Family Alexis Osting – Pounding Hooves
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Horse Equitation By: Vonnie’s Mowing & Mulching – Fort Jennings Alexis Osting – Pounding Hooves
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Pony Showmanship By: Farmers Grain & Supply - North Creek Amber Stechschulte – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Pony Horsemanship By: Tucker’s Ottawa Pharmacy, Inc. Amber Stechschulte – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Horse Showmanship By: Dale’s Concrete Chloe Ruck – Bronc Busters Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Horse Horsemanship By: Michael O’Malley – Attorney
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Horse Equitation By: Dr. Brice & Carolyn Musser Chloe Ruck – Bronc Busters BEEF Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Market Beef By: Putnam Co. Cattlemen’s Assn. Chelsea Warnimont – Miller City New Cleveland Green Promise Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Grand Champion Market Beef By: Farm Credit Services Delphos Alexandria Warnimont – Miller City New Cleveland Green Promise Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Dairy Steer
By: Matt & Dr. Jennifer Maag Ottawa Nathan Schutz – PG Grow & Show Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Champion Dairy Steer By: Matt Maag & Dr. Jennifer Maag - Ottawa Alexandria Warnimont – Miller City New Cleveland Green Promise Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Beef Showmanship By: Putnam Co. Cattlemen’s Assn. Cody Gerdeman – O-G High Risers Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Beef Showmanship By: Blanchard Valley Co-op of Pandora Alexandria Warnimont – Miller City New Cleveland Green Promise Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Rate of Gain Steer By: Putnam Co. Farm Bureau Katelyn Niese – Miller City FFA Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Champion Rate of Gain Steer By: Kohl’s, Inc. - Columbus Grove & Ottawa Brett Miller – Fort Jennings Showmen Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Beef Female By: Huntington Bank – Ottawa/ Kalida/Continental Nick Schroeder – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Grand Champion Beef Female By: Ag Credit - Ottawa Ryan Diller – PG Grow & Show FEEDER CALF Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Dairy Feeder Calf By: In Memory of Andy Merschman by Kalida Go Getters Madison Bockrath – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Grand Champion Dairy Feeder Calf By: In Memory of Andy Merschman by Kalida Go Getters Alexandria Warnimont – Miller City New Cleveland Green Promise Putnam Co. Jr. Fair
Grand Champion Beef Feeder Calf By: Heritage Farm Genetic Service Lauren Schroeder – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Reserve Grand Champion Beef Feeder Calf By: Heritage Farm Genetic Service Taylor Gerdeman – O-G High Risers Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Feeder Calf Showmanship By: Raymond James Financial Services. - Joyce Sager Lauren Schroeder- Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Feeder Calf Showmanship By: Fort Jennings State Bank Chelsea Warnimont – Miller City New Cleveland Green Promise Putnam Co. Jr. Fair 1st Year Feeder Calf Showmanship By: 1st National Bank of Pandora Taylor Deleruyelle –O-G Prize Winners DAIRY Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Cow By: Ag Credit - Ottawa Brandi Merschman – Kalida Go Getters Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Dairy Heifer By: Dr. Jeffrey Blanford DDS Katrina Riepenhoff – O-G Prize Winners Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Dairy Heifer Calf By: The Union Bank Company Col. Grove/Kalida/Ottawa Katrina Riepenhoff – O-G Prize Winners Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Dairy Female By: Dairy Farmers of America Brandi Merschman – Kalida Go Getters Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Dairy Showmanship By: Putnam Co. Dairy Service Unit Katrina Riepenhoff – O-G Prize Winners
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Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Champion Barrow By: Putnam Co. Swine Committee Chelsea Hoffman – MCNC Green Promise
GOAT Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Dairy Kid By: Huntington Bank – Ottawa/ Kalida/Continental Caleb Verhoff – Kountry Kids
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Gilt By: Ricker Yorkshires - Ft. Jennings Troy Ricker – Fort Jennings Showmen
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Production Goat By: Nienberg Supply Co. - GMC Glandorf Cameron Remlinger – Kountry Kids
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Reserve Champion Gilt By: Crop Production Services, Leipsic Riley Brubaker – Columbus Grove Livestock
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Market Goat By: Kersh Insurance Agency Tony J. Schroeder Wyatt Karhoff – O-G Prize Winners
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Division One Barrow By: Pothast Duroc - Ottawa Erica Crawford – Fort Jennings Showmen
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat By: Pandora Grain & Supply Company Danielle Trenkamp – OFK Showstoppers Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Goat Showmanship By: Miller City FFA Wyatt Karhoff – O-G Prize Winners
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Reserve Champion Division One Barrow By: Ottawa Vet Clinic Nathan Siefker – Columbus Grove Livestock
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Goat Showmanship By: First Federal Bank – Ottawa Gabe Otto- Miler City New Cleveland Green Promise Putnam Co. Jr. Fair 1st Year Goat Showmanship By: Richard Kamphaus Family Dustin Trenkamp – OFK Showstopppers Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Rate of Gain Market Goat By: Richard Kamphaus Family Noah Drake – O-G High Risers Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Champion Rate of Gain Market Goat By: Fort Jennings Propane Taylor Deleruyelle – O-G Prize Winners SWINE Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Barrow By: Ottawa Feed & Grain Company Preston Brubaker – Columbus Grove Livestock
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Division Two Barrow By: Putnam County Swine Improvement Committee Preston Brubaker – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Reserve Champion Division Two Barrow By: Ag Credit Madison Kenjura – O-G Prize Winners Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Division Three Barrow By: Glandorf Feed & Grain Chelsea Hoffman – Miller City New Green Promise Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Reserve Champion Division Three Barrow By: Ottawa Feed & Grain Gage Gerdeman – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Division One Gilt By: Drs. Ronald R., Delbert L. Black, & Donald Schmidt, D.C. Ottawa Jacob Gerten – Miller City FFA Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Reserve Champion Division One Gilt By: Putnam County Swine Committee Brittany Drummelsmith – Miller
City FFA Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Division Two Gilt In Memory of Harold Gratz By: The Harold Gratz Family Riley Brubaker – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Reserve Champion Division Two Gilt By: Leipsic Messenger Kylee Pothast – O-G High Risers Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Division Three Gilt By: Kalmbach Feeds. Inc. Troy Ricker – Fort Jennings Showmen Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Reserve Champion Division Three Gilt By: Putnam County Swine Committee Adam Schreiber – O-G Prize Winners Putnam Co. Jr. Fair 1st Year Swine Showmanship By: Ottawa Feed & Grain Company Zach Warnecke – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Novice Swine Showmanship By: Putnam County Swine Committee Riley Schumacher – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Intermediate Swine Showmanship By: Putnam County Swine Committee Riley Brubaker – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Experienced Swine Showmanship By: Elm Row Farms Christine Kleman – O-G Prize Winners Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Outstanding Swine Exhibitor In Memory of A.J. Schroeder By: Putnam County Swine Committee Riley Brubaker – Columbus Grove Livestock SHEEP Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Market Lamb By: Jim Maag’s Body Shop Ottawa Renee Schroeder – Columbus Grove Livestock
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Grand Champion Market Lamb By: Blanchard Valley Co-op of Pandora Bret Schroeder – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Pen of Two Market Lambs By: Steve Beam Excavating Columbus Grove Jake Utendorf – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Grand Champion Pen of Two Market Lambs By: Farm Credit Services Rachel Schumacher – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Ewe By: Nelson Mfg. – Ottawa Jared Baldridge – P-G Grow & Show Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Grand Champion Ewe By: Matt & Dr. Jennifer Maag Ottawa Skyler Weber – O-G Prize Winners Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Ram By: Putnam County 4-H Council Skyler Weber – O-G Prize Winners Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Sheep Showmanship By: Blue Hill Farms - Merlin & Kathy Geib Cody Maag – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Sheep Showmanship By: Crop Production Services Ottawa Renee Schroeder - Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Rate of Gain Market Lamb By: Tawa Tree Service Justin Schutz – P-G Grow & Show Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Champion Rate of Gain Market Lamb By:Ottawa Wal Mart Michelle Noffsinger – Continental Lucky Stars POULTRY Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Pen of Meat Chickens By: In Memory of Victor Berger Ben Kleman – Fort Jennings Showmen
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Grand Champion Pen of Meat Chickens By: SCB Holding LLC in Memory of David & Lucretia Prowant Cece Utendorf – Columbus Grove Livestock Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Poultry Showmanship By: Mark’s Oil - Leipsic Christine Berger – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Poultry Showmanship By: Henry’s Restaurant Ariel Berger – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair 1st Year Poultry Showmanship By: American Legion Post #541 Continental Megan Hoehn – Glandorf Bright Futures Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Meat Fowl By: Schroeder’s Chicken Cleaning Renee Kraner – Fort Jennings Showmen
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Grand Champion Meat Fowl By: Kathy Wentz - Piano Tuning & Repair - Leipsic Julia Arnold – Glandorf Bright Futures Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Fowl By: Glandorf Warehouse Adam von der Embse – Kalida Go Getters DOGS Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Dog Obedience – Sub Novice A By: Kevin Knippen Family Kirsten Siefker – Holy Hounds Putnam County Jr. Fair Dog Obedience – Sub Novice B By: Ottoville Lady Otts Megan Klear – Holy Hounds Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grooming & Handling Interm. . B By: Hollowell Dog Training & Grooming Megan Klear – Holy Hounds
RABBIT Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Doe & Litter Class By: Michael T. Sheehan, MC Adam Inbody – Pounding Hooves Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Champion Single Fryer By: Putnam County Ram Bureau Rachel Hauter – Continental Lucky Stars Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Pen of Rabbits By: Blanchard Valley Co-op, Pandora Derrick Schroeder – Leipsic FFA Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Grand Champion Pen of Rabbits By: Archbold Equipment Co. Ottawa Morgan Schroeder- Leipsic Liberty Boys & Girls Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Grand Champion Rabbit of Show By: In Memory of Thomas B. Siefker from M & D Rabbitry Renee Kraner – Fort Jennings Showmen
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Res. Grand Champion Rabbit of Show By: Kaufman Hydroponics Ottawa Kiersten Hough – O-G Prize Winners Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Rabbit 1st Year Showmanship By: Terry & Judy Kleman Kiersten Hough – O-G Prize Winners Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Jr. Rabbit Showmanship By: Continental News Review Chloe Lammers – Miller City New Cleveland Green Promise Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Sr. Rabbit Showmanship By: Blanchard Valley Co-op, Pandora Rachel Hauter – Continental Lucky Stars Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Show of Showmen By: Putnam County Jr. Fairboard Christine Kleman – O-G Prize Winners
Outstanding Livestock Interview Skillathons Outstanding Swine Skillathon Junior By: IN Memory of Virgil Verhoff Victoria Warnecke – Columbus Grove Livestock Outstanding Swine Skillathon Senior By: IN Memory of Virgil Verhoff Seth Ricker – Fort Jennings Showmen Outstanding Goat Skillathon Junior By: Columbus Grove Eagles, Inc. Quinton Langhals – Columbus Grove Livestock Outstanding Goat Skillathon Senior By: First National Bank of Pandora Taylor Wallenhorst – Fort Jennings Showmen Outstanding Beef Skillathon Junior By: Knights of Columbus Council 5669 Alexandria Warnimont – Miller City New Cleveland Green Promise
Outstanding Beef Skillathon Senior By: American Legion Post 541Continental Ben Niese – Miller City New Cleveland Green Promise
Outstanding Rabbit Skillathon Junior By: American Legion Post – 541 Continental Caden Meyer – Fort Jennings Showment
Outstanding Sheep Skillathon Junior By: Delphos Animal Hospital Robyn Schumacher – Columbus Grove Livestock
Outstanding Rabbit Skillathon Senior By: VFW Post 9547 - Leipsic Cassie Stechschulte _ Columbus Grove Livestock
Outstanding Sheep Skillathon Senior By: Maag’s Body Shop Rachel Schumacher – Columbus Grove Livestock
Outstanding Poultry Skillathon Junior By: Columbus Grove Eagles, Inc. Ariel Berger – Pounding Hooves
Outstanding Dairy Skillathon Junior By: Dr. Jeffrey Blanford, DDS Gavin Werling – Liberty Boys & Girls Outstanding Dairy Skillathon Senior By; Kerner-Slusser Post 63 of the American Legion - Ottawa Gayle Rayman – Ottoville Blue Ribbon Winners
Outstanding Poultry Skillathon Senior By: Putnam County Jr. Fairboard Cassie Stechschulte – Columbus Grove Livestock Outstanding Dairy Feeder Skillathon -Junior By: VFW Post 9547 - Leipsic Melissa Knott – O-G Prize Winners
Outstanding Dairy Feeder Skillathon - Senior By: Kerner-Slusser Post 63 of the American Legion - Ottawa Luke Karhoff – PG Grow & Show Outstanding Horse Skillathon Junior By: Knights of Columbus Council 5669 Amber Stechschulte – Pounding Hooves Outstanding Horse Skillathon Senior By: Northwest Tractor Company Ottawa Abby Vennekotter - Pounding Hooves Outstanding Dog Skillathon – Senior By: Leipsic F.O.E. # 2793 Renee Kraner – Holy Hounds Outstanding Dog Skillathon – Junior By: Ottawa Vet Clinic Nick Hirzel – Ottawa Sunshine
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Buckeye Custom FAB Buckeye Exterminating Buckeye Pools & Trucking Buckeye Pool Service Burgei Show Pigs C & J Agri Service C & J Custom Bailing Car-E-It Party Shop Canal Street Carwash Carl’s Hardware & Flooring Carter Lumber Chad Irwin Co. Channel Seed Genetics Cherry Hill Farms Cherry’s Market Cherry’s Propane Chief’s Supermarket Chiles Laman Funeral Home-Diller Chapel Christie’s on the Square Citizens National Bank Clare County Livestock Auction Clymer Museum Colleen Phillips, Mary Kay Cosmetics Colonial Surface Solutions Columbus Grove Eagles Columbus Grove Legion Commercial Tax Records Cooper Farms Corn City State Bank Country Acres Golf Course Cranberry Creek Landscaping Creative Concrete Crop Production Services - Leipsic Crop Production Services - Ottawa Crop Production Services - Ottoville/Ft. Jennings Crow’s Hybrids-John Gazak Custom Agri Service Custom Interiors and Acoustics Custom Machine & Stamping Custom Woodworking D & D Farms D & R Ag Repair Dale’s Concrete Dan Gerschutz Danny Verhoff Farms Darby’s Auto Sales Dave Siefker Dave’s Repair Unlimited Deitering Landscaping Delphos Ace Hardware Delphos Tent & Awning Dennis Kimmet Dennis Verhoff Farms Dick & Jenna German Dickman Insurance Agency Dick’s Steakhouse DR Livestock Dr. Anna Horstman Dr. Brian Jones Dr. Brice Musser
Dr. Dale Hendrickson Dr. Don Schmidt Dr. John Needler Dr. Leroy Schroeder Dr. Stefanek & Nigro Dr. Thomas Siefker Durant Enterprises Dynamite Designs Eastside Car Wash Edward Jones-Andy North Egbert Livestock Elizabeth Schramm Ellerbrock Club Lamb Ellerbrock Monuments Elwer Lawn Care Erven Hay & Straw F & J Roll Off’s & Dumpsters Famers Mutual Family Chiropractic Center Farm Credit Services-Scott Parker Farmers Commission Farmers Elevator & Show Rite Feed Farmers Equipment Farmers Mutual Aid Association Federal Mogul Fenbert Auction Service FGDI - Columbus Grove Fire Chief Bob Brubaker First Federal Bank First Klass Lawn Service First National Bank of Pandora Five Angle Construction Five Star Ag Service Flower Fort FLR Insurance Agency Fortman Brothers Farms Fortman Insurance Fortman’s Auto & RV Frankart Farms Franz Petroleum Ft. Jennings Propane Ft. Jennings State Bank Ft. Jennings Telephone Co. Fusion Graphics Gable Farms Gary Gerdeman Excavating Gary Grant Insurance Gary Kuhlman Gary Ordway Farms Gary’s Refinishing Gary’s Repair George’s Propane Gerald Grain Gerdeman Hovest Construction Gerding Ditching German Mutual Insurance Giant Bratwurst Gilboa Elevator Glandorf Feed & Kalmbach Feed Glandorf Lumber Glandorf Warehouse Global Precision Parts
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2012 Ohio Agricultural Fair Schedule 2012 FAIR SCHEDULE OhioOHIO StateAGRICULTURAL Fair (Columbus) July 25 - August
FAIR LOCATION THE WEEK OF JUNE 10 Paulding County Fair (Paulding) Pickaway County Fair (Circleville) THE WEEK OF JUNE 17 Putnam County Fair (Ottawa) THE WEEK OF JULY 1 Marion County Fair (Marion) Harrison County Fair (Cadiz) Trumbull County Fair (Cortland) Clinton County Fair (Wilmington) Lawrence County Fair (Proctorville) Madison County Fair (London) THE WEEK OF JULY 8 Logan County Fair (Bellefontaine) Lucas County Fair (Maumee) Jackson County Fair (Wellston) Franklin County Fair (Hilliard) THE WEEK OF JULY 15 Adams County Fair (West Union) Crawford County Fair (Bucyrus) Fayette County Fair (Washington C.H.) Perry County Fair (New Lexington) Ottawa County Fair (Oak Harbor) Warren County Fair (Lebanon) Carroll County Fair (Carrollton) Clark County Fair (Springfield) THE WEEK OF JULY 22 Butler County Fair (Hamilton) Clermont County Fair (Owensville) Knox County Fair (Mt. Vernon) Shelby County Fair (Sidney) Union County Fair (Marysville) Seneca County Fair (Tiffin) Vinton County Fair (McArthur) Summit County Fair (Tallmadge) Ohio State Fair (Columbus) Pike County Fair (Piketon) Preble County Fair (Eaton) THE WEEK OF JULY 29 Auglaize County Fair (Wapakoneta) Greene County Fair (Xenia) Gallia County Fair (Gallipolis) Columbiana County Fair (Lisbon) Medina County Fair (Medina) Wood County Fair (Bowling Green) Champaign County Fair (Urbana) Athens County Fair (Athens) Ross County Fair (Chillicothe) THE WEEK OF AUGUST 5 Hartford Independent Fair (Licking Co.) Richland County Fair (Mansfield) Holmes County Fair (Millersburg) Scioto County Fair (Lucasville) Cuyahoga County Fair (Berea) Attica Independent Fair (Seneca Co.) Ashtabula County Fair (Jefferson) Erie County Fair (Sandusky) Hamilton County Fair (Carthage)
DATES June 11-16 June 16-23 June 18-23 July 2-7 July 3-7 July 3-8 July 8-14 July 7-14 July 7-14 July 9-14 July 10-15 July 13-21 July 14-21 July 15-21 July 15-21 July 15-21 July 16-21 July 16-22 July 17-21 July 17-22 July 20-27 July 22-28 July 22-28 July 22-28 July 22-28 July 22-28 July 22-29 July 23-28 July 24-29 July 25-Aug 5 July 27-Aug 4 July 28-Aug 4 July 29-Aug 4 July 29-Aug 4 July 30-Aug 4 July 30-Aug 5 July 30-Aug 5 July 30-Aug 6 Aug 3-10 Aug 3-11 Aug 4-11 Aug 5-11 Aug 5-11 Aug 6-11 Aug 6-11 Aug 6-12 Aug 7-11 Aug 7-12 Aug 7-12 Aug 8-12
FAIR LOCATION Henry County Fair (Napoleon) Mercer County Fair (Celina) Miami County Fair (Troy) THE WEEK OF AUGUST 12 Muskingum County Fair (Zanesville) Huron County Fair (Norwalk) Meigs County Fair (Pomeroy) Jefferson County Fair (Smithfield) Lake County Fair (Painesville) Allen County Fair (Lima) Darke County Fair (Greenville) Defiance County Fair (Hicksville) THE WEEK OF AUGUST 19 Monroe County Fair (Woodsfield) Lorain County Fair (Wellington) Portage County Fair (Randolph) Sandusky County Fair (Fremont) THE WEEK OF AUGUST 26 Noble County Fair (Caldwell) Morrow County Fair (Mt. Gilead) Stark County Fair (Canton) Hancock County Fair (Findlay) Mahoning County Fair (Canfield) Montgomery County Fair (Dayton) Richwood Independent Fair (Union Co.) Van Wert County Fair (Van Wert) Geauga County Fair (Burton) Fulton County Fair (Wauseon) Washington County Fair (Marietta) Highland County Fair (Hillsboro) THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 2 Morgan County Fair (McConnelsville) Belmont County Fair (St. Clairsville) Hardin County Fair (Kenton) Albany Independent Fair (Athens Co.) Wayne County Fair (Wooster) Williams County Fair (Montpelier) THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 9 Hocking County Fair (Logan) Guernsey County Fair (Old Washington) Wyandot County Fair (Upper Sandusky) Bellville Independent Fair (Richland Co.) Delaware County Fair (Delaware) THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 16 Ashland County Fair (Ashland) Tuscarawas County Fair (Dover) THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 23 Brown County Fair (Georgetown) Barlow Independent Fair (Washington Co.) Coshocton County Fair (Coshocton) THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 30 Loudonville Independent Fair (Ashland Co.) THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 7 Fairfield County Fair (Lancaster)
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2011 Champion & Res. Champion Participants & Buyers
Grand Champion Pen of Meat Chickens exhibited by Ben Kleman sold for $400. Buyers pictured include Alton Kiene representing - Dr. Leroy Schroeder, Findlay, Verhoff Alfalfa Mill, Tony’s Drive Thru, Old Barn Auction, Findlay, Alton and Wanda Kiene, Ottawa Oil, and Colonial Surface Solution.
Reserve Champion Pen of Rabbits exhibited by Morgan Schroeder sold for $1,075. Buyers pictured include Heather Brickner, Ag Credit, Jason Thornell, The Union Bank Company, Bryan Maag, Pro-Tec, Sam Walther, Mid-Wood Inc., Kendra Averesch, Kendra’s Rabbitry, along with Lorenzo Walther, holding sign. Buyers not pictured are Dr. Dale Hendrickson, Cooper Farms, Northwest Tractor, and Crop Production Services-Leipsic.
Grand Champion Meat Fowl exhibited by Renee Kraner sold for $500. Buyers pictured include Kelly Sarka, Potash Corp. and Annette Joseph, Harberview. Buyer not pictured is Sam Bonifas.
Reserve Champion Pen of Meat Chickens exhibited by Cece Utendorf sold for $400. Also pictured is buyer Greg Warnecke, Glandorf Feed and Kalambach Feed and Kam Utendorf. Buyer not pictured is Dr. Brian Jones.
Grand Champion Market Lamb exhibited by Renee Schroeder sold for $2,300. Buyers pictured include Heather Brickner, Ag Credit, Greg Warnecke, Glandorf Feed Co., and Dave Koch, Blanchard Valley Farmers Co-op Pandora. Buyers not pictured are Northwest Tractor and FLR Insurance.
Reserve Champion Market Lamb exhibited by Bret Schroeder sold for $1,500. Buyers pictured include Heather Brickner, Ag Credit, Mike Schumaker, First Federal Bank, Dave Tabler, Tabler’s Drive Thru, and Tom Bacome, Blanchard Valley Farmers Co-op. Buyers not pictured are Ottoville Bank and Vorst & Son Excavating.
Grand Champion Pen of Rabbits exhibited by Derrick Schroeder sold for $1,450. Buyers pictured include Mark Haselman, Mark’s Oil, Mike Knueven, Poet Bio-Refining, Heather Brickner, Ag Credit, Doug Fenbert, Fenbert Auction Services, Bryan Maag, Pro-Tec Coating Company, Jason Thornell, The Union Bank Company, Sam Walther, MidWood Inc., along with Lorenzo Walther, holding sign. Buyers not pictured are Dale’s Concrete, Leipsic Village Do-it-Best, Dr. Dale Hendrickson, Cooper Farms, and Crop Production Service, Leipsic.
Grand Champion Pen of Two Market Lambs exhibited by Jake Utendorf, sold for $1,100. Also pictured are Cece Utendorf, holding lamb, buyer Jeff Schroeder, 5 Angle Construction, Kam Utendorf, holding trophy and buyer Andy Schroeder, NK Seed. Buyer not pictured is Home Health Services.
Reserve Champion Pen of Two Market Lambs exhibited by Rachel Schumacher sold for $950. Buyers pictured include Tom Bacome, Blanchard Valley Farmers Co-op Pandora and Don Miller, Archbold Equipment, Reed Schumacher, holding trophy, buyer Heather Brickner, Ag Credit, and Robyn Schumacher, holding lamb.
Reserve Champion Meat Fowl exhibited by Julia Arnold sold for $400. Buyers pictured include Alton Kiene representing Dr Leroy Schroeder, Findlay, Verhoff Alfalfa Mill, Alton & Wanda Kiene, Bob Benroth, Auditor, Teresa Lammers, Clerk Of Courts, and Ottawa Oil. Also pictured is Katherine Arnold, holding turkey on the right.
Grand Champion Market Goat exhibited by Wyatt Karhoff sold for $850. Buyers pictured include Elaine Niese, Ottawa Feed and Grain, Kelly Sarka, Potash Corp., Jeremy Steffan, J&B Precision Application, Greg Warnecke, Glandorf Feed, Mike Karhoff, Karhoff Sharpening, Heather Brickner, Ag Credit, and Lisa Wiswasser, The Union Bank Company. Buyers not pictured are Siefker Real Estate & Auctions, Bombshelter, Meyer’s Auto Sales & Service, Gary Grant Insurance.
Reserve Champion Market Goat exhibited by Danielle Trenkamp sold for $1,000. Also pictured is Dana Trenkamp and Brice Selhorst, holding trophy. Buyer not pictured is Vorst Paving Inc.
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Grand Champion Bred and Fed Steer exhibited by Ashley Gable, sold for $1900. Buyers pictured include John Maag, Jennings Gomer Equity and Scott Parker, Farm Credit Services. Buyers not pictured are HG Violet, Ken Field Group-Kennedy Kuhn, Burgei Show Pigs, Gable Farms, Delphos Ace Hardware, and Knippen Chrysler Dodge & Jeep.
Grand Champion Beef Steer exhibited by Chelsea Warnimont sold for $2,275. Also pictured are Dakota Warnimont, holding trophy along with buyers Angie Wiechart, Rowe Feed, Mike Knueven, Poet Bio-Refining, Vince Schroeder, Putnam County Commissioner, Doug Ellerbrock, Progressive Hoof Care, and Doug Fenbert, Fenbert Auction Services. Buyers not pictured are Northwest Tractor, P & T Farms, Senator Cliff Hite, Schroeder Masonry, C & J Custom Bailing, Precision Laser, B-K Tool & Design, Huntington Bank, Verhoff Machine & Welding, Blanchard Valley Farmers Co-op of Findlay, Robert Benroth, Pajka Eye Center, Northwestern Ohio Grain, German Mutual Insurance, and Ottawa True Value Hardware.
Grand Champion Dairy Feeder exhibited by Madison Bockrath sold for $700. Those pictured include Brent Bockrath, holding trophy, along with buyers Mark Depue, First National Bank of Pandora and Greg Warnecke, Glandorf Feed & Kalambach Feed. Buyers not pictured are Pandora Flooring and Supply, LaRiche Chevrolet Cadillac, Huston Financial Services, Durant Enterprises, Cherry’s Market, and Gilboa Elevator.
Reserve Champion Bred and Fed Steer exhibited by Nicholas Schroeder sold for $1,650. Those pictured include Lauren and Ella Schroeder, along with buyers Jeff Schroeder, 5 Angle Construction, Dave Tabler, Christie’s On The Square, and Hanna Schroeder, holding ribbon. Buyers not pictured are Trupointe Ag, Land O’ Lakes Feed, Ottawa Vet Clinic, A.S. Williams Association Inc., and Dan Gerschutz.
Reserve Champion Beef Steer exhibited by Alexandria Warnimont sold for $1,175. Also pictured are Dakota Warnimont, holding trophy along with buyers Angie Wiechart, Rowe Feed, Vince Schroeder, Putnam County Commissioner, and Doug Ellerbrock, Progressive Hoof Care. Buyers not pictured are Blanchard Valley Farmers Co-op of Findlay, Robert Benroth, Precision Laser, Glandorf Lumber, Crop Production Services, Leipsic, Northwestern Ohio Grain, C & J Custom Baling, Pajka Eye Center, Verhoff Machine & Welding, Kick Ass Cattle Co., Senator Cliff Hite and Schroeder Masonry.
Reserve Champion Dairy Feeder exhibited by Alexandria Warnimont sold for $750.00. Pictured holding trophy is Dakota Warnimont. Buyers not pictured are Blanchard Valley Farmers Co-op of Findlay, Huntington Bank, Glandorf Lumber, Crop Production ServicesOttawa, and Verhoff Machine & Welding.
Grand Champion Beef Feeder, exhibited by Lauren Schroeder sold for $2,200.00. Buyers pictured include Lisa Wiswasser, The Union Bank Company, Kathy Schnipke, Ag Credit, Dave Koch, Blanchard Valley Farmers Co-op Pandora, Elaine Niese, Ottawa Feed and Grain, Hanna Schroeder and Nicholas Schroeder, Schroeder Family Show Cattle. Buyers not pictured are Akey Feeds, Phibro, and A.S. Williams and Associates Inc.
Grand Champion Dairy Steer exhibited by Nathan Schultz sold for $1,650. Buyers pictured include Dallas Southerland, Pandora Grain and Supply, Dan Amstutz, Great Lakes Crop Insurance, Mike Knueven, Poet BioRefining, Mark Depue, First National Bank of Pandora, along with Justin Schultz. Buyers not pictured are Ellerbrock Club Lambs, Gary’s Repair, Bluemoon Blueberry, Shoemaker Brothers, Pandora Flooring & Supply, Cherry Hill Farms, Dennis Kimmet, Maurice & Sue Schutz, Riley Creek Pharmacy, Greg Brown Insurance Agency, Meyer Auto Sales & Repair, Schulte Logging, Tawa Tree Service, Giant Bratwurst, Swiss Ridge Potatoes, Robert Benroth, Basinger Law Office-Pandora, Northwest Ohio Recycling.
Reserve Champion Beef Feeder, exhibited by Taylor Gerdeman, sold for $1,725. Buyers pictured include Doug Fenbert, Fenbert Auction Services, Tom Bacome, Custom Interior & Acoustics, Mark Depue, First National Bank of Pandora, Angie Wiechart, Rowe Feed, Mike Schumaker, First Federal Bank, Elaine Niese, Ottawa Feed and Grain, and John “JC” Collins, Wal-Mart. Cody Gerdeman is holding the trophy. Buyers not pictured are Pothast Farms, Tawa Tree Service, Blanchard Valley Farmers Co-op Findlay, Lakeside Propane, Wenzinger Seed Augers, Gary Gerdeman Excavating, Verhoff’s Machine & Welding, Huntington Bank, Wenzinger Processing, and Hoorman Family Cattle.
Reserve Champion Dairy Steer exhibited by Alexandria Warnimont sold for $750. Also pictured are Buyer Alton Kiene, Kewpee Hamburger of Lima and Dakota Warnimont, holding trophy.
All photos courtesy of Katie Schnipke Schnipke Photography, Cloverdale, Ohio The Gallon of Milk sold for $2,100.00. Pictured are Gavin Werling, Alton Kiene, representing Kewpee Hamburger of Lima and Lima Memorial Hospital, Katrina Riepenhoff, Makenzie Kuhlman, Brandi Merschman and Gayle Rayman.
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Grand Champion Market Gilt exhibited by Troy Ricker sold for $1,800. Buyers pictured include John Maag, Jennings Gomer Equity and Dick Ricker along with Kevin Ricker. Buyers not pictured are FLR Insurance Agency, Buckeye Exterminating, Huntington Bank, Sanderson Meats, MPA Services and Van Wert Propane.
Reserve Champion Market Barrow exhibited by Chelsea Hoffman sold for $2,650. Buyers pictured include (back row) Mike Knueven, Poet Bio-Refining, Sam Walther, Mid-Wood Incorporated, Eric Norden, Grelton Elevator & Beck Superior Hybrids, and Scott Parker, Farm Credit Services; (front row) Denny Schroeder, Farmer’s Elevator & Show Rite Feeds, Mark Hasleman, Hasleman Hay and Straw, Chelsea Hoffman, Aisha Hoffman, Bryce Hoffman, Betty Hoffman, and Jerry Hoffman, Hoffman Farm and Show Pigs. Buyers not pictured are Ft. Jennings State Bank, Crop Production Services-Ottawa, Aaron Siefker Real Estate, Great Lakes Hybrids-John Shaffer, Crow’s Hybrids-John Gazak, Pro-Tec Coating Company, Shur-Lock Roll Tarps-Mike Balbaugh, and Scott Equity Exchange.
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