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2012 Miami County Fair Premium List — 1

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Table Of ConTents By-Laws ...........................................................13 Camping Rules ................................................28 Commissioners and Elected Officials .............8,9 Constitution................................................13, 14 Entry Form .......................................................53 Entry Guidelines ..............................................12 Fair Supporter of Year ........................................7 Fairgrounds Map..............................................12 Golden Anniversary Photo...............................30 Jr. Fairboard Members and Committees .........11 Livestock Health Rules ..............................23, 23 Livestock Tampering Rules.........................18-21 Office Hours.......................................................9 Ohio Fairs Schedule ........................................72 Parking Rules ..................................................28 Rules and Regulations .............................16, 17 Sr. Fairboard Directors and Committees .........10 ENTERTAINMENT Band Spectacular .....................................39 Demolition Derby ......................................38 Entertainment Tent Schedule ...................31 Gospel Fest ..............................................34 Grandstand Schedule ...............................36 Harness Racing ........................................36 Kid’s Fun Day............................................24 Pig and Calf Scramble........................38, 39 Rides and Games Schedule.....................29 Salute To Veterans ....................................40 Tractor Pull................................................36 Wrestling...................................................41

JUNIOR FAIR Hog and Beef Fun Day .............................64 Jr. Fair Boosters........................................63 Quality Assurance.....................................62 Royalty ................................................64, 65 Rules and Regulations .......................61, 62 JUNIOR LIVESTOCK Born and Raised Cattle Show ..................56 Born and Raised Goat Show....................55 Born and Raised Lamb Show...................57 Gymkhana ................................................56 Judging Contest........................................67 Livestock Buyers..................................68-71 Livestock Sale...........................................66 OPEN EXHIBITS Art Hall................................................49, 50 Baked Goods ......................................51, 52 Christmas in August .................................45 Flower Show ........................................46-48 Horseshoe Pitching Tournament...............31 Horticulture Hall...................................42-44 Tablescaping .............................................44 OPEN LIVESTOCK SHOWS Beef Cattle ................................................58 Dairy Cattle...............................................57 Draft Horse Pulls ......................................55 Freestyle Riding Horse Show ...................55 Horse Show ..............................................54 Rabbit Show .............................................60 Sheep .......................................................60 Swine ..................................................58, 59

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SENIOR AND JUNIOR FAIR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012 1:00-8:00 p.m. Drop off of Art Hall exhibits – Secretary’s Office THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2012 1:00-8:00 p.m. Drop off of Baked Goods and Horticulture Hall exhibits – Secretary’s Office 5:00 p.m. MCAS membership tickets – no longer available for purchase Jr. Fair Booth Judging – Duke Lundgard Bldg. – (building closed) Will open Friday morning 5:00-8:00 p.m. Weigh all Meat Chickens and Market Turkeys (turkeys will weigh in at swine barn from 5 to 7 only). All Market Poultry must be accompanied by health papers. All poultry projects must be in place by 8:00 p.m. All Market Poultry must be weighed before penning. All rabbits must check in and market rabbits weighed before penning – Rabbit/Poultry Barn 6:00 p.m. All FFA Shop/Crop projects must be in place 10:00 p.m. All Jr. Fair Livestock and Dairy Cattle to be on fairgrounds unless otherwise stated FRIDAY, AUGUST 6:00 a.m. 7:45 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m.

1:30 p.m. 2:00-4:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 4:30-6:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.

11:00 p.m.

10, 2012 – Sponsored by Edison Community College Dairy Goats entered in Items 1 through 4 must be milked out Mandatory Barn Meeting Sheep/Goats - Sheep Arena Weigh Market Goats followed by Market Lambs - Sheep Arena FFA Shop/Crop Judging - (building closed) -Opened after Judging Super Stars - Horse Arena Miami Co Rabbit Royalty - Rabbit/Poultry Barn Duke Lundgard Bldg. – opens Merchants Bldg. – opens Vendor Displays - opens Market Gilts must be on grounds and late entries close – Swine Barn Mandatory Swine Barn Meeting – Swine Barn Weigh Market Gilts – Swine Barn Opening Ceremonies - Grandstand – Free Tablescaping – Merchants Bldg Art Hall – opens Horticulture Hall - opens Mandatory Cattle Barn Meeting - Goat Barn Weigh Jr. Fair Market Steers/Heifers followed by Jr. Fair Dairy Steers followed by Jr. Fair Beef Feeder Calves – Cattle Barn Baked Goods pickup – Art Hall 4-H Cloverbud Fun Time - Duke Lundgard Bldg. Christmas Tree Decorating Contest – Merchants Bldg. Rides/Games Open - $18.00 bracelets Entries for Sheep Jackpot Show due – Sheep Arena Born and Raised Open Gilt Show – Swine Barn Renegade Cowgirls Equestrian Drill Team Performance – Horse Arena Dairy Breeding Goat Show followed by Jr. Fair Market Kid Goat Show – Goat Barn BBQ Contest – Duke Lundgard Bldg. Family Fun Night Gymkhana – Horse Arena Best of Show Baked Goods Auction – Art Hall The Broken Lights – Entertainment Tent Sheep Jackpot Show – Sheep Arena Tractor Pull – Grandstands – (Grandstand $5.00, Pit Pass $10.00) Duke Lundgard Bldg. – closes FFA Shop/Crop Bldg. – closes Art Hall – closes Horticulture Hall – closes Merchants Bldg. – closes Vendor Displays – closes Rides, Games and Concessions - closes

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2012 7:30-10:15 a.m. Flower show entries accepted – Horticulture Bldg. 8:00 a.m. Miami County Dog Royalty Competition Begins – East Side of Merchants Bldg. 9:00 a.m. Duke Lundgard Bldg. – opens for 4-H Jr. Cook Off Jr. Fair Crossbred Doe Show followed by Miami County Born and Raised Goat Show followed by Jr. Fair Goat Showmanship - Goat Barn Jr. Fair Dog Obedience Show - East side of Merchants Bldg. Jr. Fair Poultry Show followed by Jr. Fair Poultry Showmanship - Rabbit/Poultry Barn. Measure Questionable Height- Jr. Fair Horses and all Ponies - Horse Arena Deadline to change Jr. Fair sex of Rabbit - Jr. Fair Office 10:00 a.m. All Open Beef Feeder Calves and No Paint Open Class Steers must be on grounds FFA Shop/Crop Bldg – opens Art Hall – opens Horticulture Hall – opens Merchants Bldg. – opens Vendor Displays - opens Pee Wee and Adult Swine Showmanship – Swine Barn 10:00-11:30 a.m. Weigh Open Class Steers followed by Open Class Beef Feeder Calves – Cattle Barn


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SENIOR AND JUNIOR FAIR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 10:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

Afternoon 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Evening 5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.

11:00 p.m.

4-H Sr. Cook Off - Duke Lundgard Bldg. Flower Show Judging – Horticulture Bldg. Miami Co Rabbit Royalty results posted - Rabbit/Poultry Barn Camping and Parking Permits must be picked up – Secretary’s Office Rides/Games Open - $18.00 bracelets good all day and night Art Hall and Horticulture Hall Premiums available – Secretary’s Office Horseshoe Pitching Tournament – South end of Merchants Bldg. Jr. Fair Dog Grooming and Showmanship Show - East side of Merchants Bldg. Market Gilt Show – Swine Barn 4-H Project Pride Award Ceremony - Duke Lundgard Bldg. Spittin’ Image – Entertainment Tent Open Beef Feeder Calf Show followed by Born & Raised Market Steer/Heifer Show followed by No Paint Open Class Steer Show – Goat Barn County Youth Awards & Ten Year Member Recognition - Duke Lundgard Bldg. Wrestling - East of Grandstand Deadline to change height or exhibitor age for Jr. Fair Horse Shows – Jr. Fair Office Horseshoe Pitching Tournament – South end of Merchants Bldg. Rum River Blend – Entertainment Tent Mini Horse Pull – Horse Arena Heavy Weight Horse Pull – Horse Arena Hunter Hayes Concert – Grandstand – (Track $18, Grandstand $12) All Gilts must be off of the grounds Jr. Fair Barrows may start arriving on grounds Duke Lundgard Bldg. - closes FFA Shop/Crop – closes Art Hall – closes Horticulture Hall – closes Merchants Bldg. – closes Vendor Displays – closes Rides, Games and Concessions – closes

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 – Sponsored by Buckeye Insurance 7:30 a.m. Registration begins for Open Rabbit Show – Rabbit Barn 8:00 a.m. Open Horse Show – Horse Arena All Open Sheep Breeding must be on the grounds 8:00-10:30 a.m. Drop off of Specialty Desserts – Art Hall 8:30 a.m. Guys and Gals Lead-In Wool Show – Sheep Arena 9:00 a.m. Jr. Fair Barrows must be on the grounds Open Rabbit Show – Rabbit Barn Open Sheep Breeding Show – Sheep Arena Antique Car Show – North end of fairgrounds 10:00 a.m. Weigh Jr. Fair Barrows - Swine Barn All Open Class Beef Breeding to be on grounds Duke Lundgard Bldg - opens FFA Shop/Crop – opens Horticulture Hall – opens Merchants Bldg. – opens Vendor Displays - opens 10:30 a.m. Open Class Beef Breeding entries due – Goat Barn Office 12:00 p.m. Miami County Born and Raised Beef Breeding Show followed by Jr. Fair Beef Breeding Show followed by Open Class Beef Breeding (Open Class Beef Breeding dismissed immediately following show) followed by Jr. Fair Beef Showmanship Classes - Goat Barn Rides/Games Open - $18.00 bracelets good all day and night Afternoon Horseshoe Pitching Tournament – South end of Merchants Bldg. 1:00 p.m. Art Hall – opens Jr. 4-H Foods & Nutrition Revue - Duke Lundgard Bldg. 1:30 p.m. Sr. 4-H Foods & Nutrition Revue – Duke Lundgard Bldg. 2:15 p.m. Jr. 4-H Creative Arts/Miscellaneous Revue - Duke Lundgard Bldg. 2:45 p.m. Sr. 4-H Creative Arts/Miscellaneous Revue - Duke Lundgard Bldg. 3:30 p.m. Jr. 4-H Clothing Revue - Duke Lundgard Bldg. 4:00 p.m. Sr. 4-H Clothing Revue – Duke Lundgard Bldg. Award Ceremony for Art and Horticulture Hall Best of Show Winners, Homemaker Award and Golden Trowel Award – East of Art Hall Evening Horseshoe Pitching Tournament – South end of Merchants Bldg. 6:00 p.m. Deadline for Designing the Color the Fair Contest – Secretary’s Office 7:00 p.m. Pig and Calf Scramble – Grandstand - $1.00 10:00 p.m. Duke Lundgard Bldg. - closes FFA Shop/Crop – closes Art Hall – closes Horticulture Hall – closes Merchants Bldg. – closes Vendors Displays – closes 11:00 p.m. Rides, Games and Concessions - closes


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SENIOR AND JUNIOR FAIR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2012 – Sponsored by ConAgra 8:30 a.m. Jr. Fair Western Horse Show - Horse Arena 9:00 a.m. Jr. Fair Market Lamb Show followed by Jr. Fair Sheep Breeding Show - Sheep Arena Jr. Fair Swine Showmanship - Swine Arena Jr. Fair Market Rabbit Show - Immediately followed by Jr. Fair Market Rabbit Pen of Three – Immediately followed by Jr. Fair Rabbit Breeding – Immediately followed by Jr. Fair Rabbit Showmanship – Rabbit/Poultry Barn 10:00 a.m. Duke Lundgard Bldg. - opens FFA Shop/Crop – opens Art Hall – opens Horticulture Hall – opens Merchants Bldg. – opens Vendor Displays - opens 12:00 p.m. Specialty Desserts Premiums available – Secretary’s Office 12:00-4:00 p.m. Antique Appraisal – Entertainment Tent 2:00-7:00 p.m. Election of Fair Board Directors – Secretary’s Office 2:30 p.m. 4-H Cloverbud Fun Time - Duke Lundgard Bldg. 3:00 p.m. Miami County Hog Fun Day (approx.) - West of horse barn #9 Rides/Games Open - $15.00 bracelets good all day and night 4:00 p.m. Jr. Fair Dairy Steer Show followed by Jr. Fair Beef Feeder Calf Show - followed by Miami County Born and Raised Feeder Calf Show - Goat Barn 6:30 p.m. Harness Racing – Grandstand – Free Art on the Spot – Art Hall 7:00 p.m. Jr. Fair Market Steer/Heifer Show – Goat Barn Jr. Fair Beef Feeder Calf dismissed at conclusion of Market Steer/Heifer Show Girl Scouts Award Ceremony - Duke Lundgard Bldg. Melody Men – Entertainment Tent 7:30 p.m. Freestyle Riding Horse Show – Horse Arena 10:00 p.m. Duke Lundgard - closes FFA Shop/Crop – closes Art Hall – closes Horticulture Hall – closes Merchants Bldg. – closes Vendor Displays – closes 11:00 p.m. Rides, Games and Concessions - closes TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012 7:30-10:15 a.m. Flower Show Entries Accepted – Horticulture Bldg. 8:30 a.m. Jr. Fair Single Run Horse Show - Horse Arena 9:00 a.m. Miami County Born & Raised Market Lamb Show followed by Junior Fair Sheep Showmanship followed by Adult and Kiddie Showmanship – Sheep Arena 10:00 a.m. Duke Lundgard Bldg. - opens FFA Shop/Crop – opens Art Hall – opens Horticulture Hall – opens Merchants Bldg. – opens Vendor Displays - opens 10:30 a.m. Jr. Fair Dairy Show followed by Open Class Dairy Show followed by Jr. Fair Dairy Showmanship followed by Future Showman Show - Goat Barn - Milking Cows dismissed after Future Showman Show Flower Show Judging – Horticulture Bldg. 12:00 p.m. Jr. Fair Barrow Show - Swine Arena Voting for People’s Choice award ends – Art Hall 2:30 p.m. 4-H Cloverbud Fun Time - Duke Lundgard Bldg. 3:00 p.m. Rides/Games Open - $15.00 bracelets good all day and night 6:30 p.m. Harness Racing – Grandstand - Free 7:00 p.m. Rock Island Plow Co. – Entertainment Tent 10:00 p.m. Duke Lundgard Bldg. - closes FFA Shop/Crop – closes Art Hall – closes Horticulture Hall – closes Merchants Bldg. – closes Vendor Displays – closes 11:00 p.m. Rides, Games and Concessions - closes WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012 – Sponsored by Upper Valley Medical Center Kids Day - 1 Parent FREE per Child under age 10 until 1:00 p.m. Armed Forces Day – Veterans and spouse FREE with proper I.D. Senior Citizens Day – 65 years old and over FREE 8:00 a.m. Registration for Jr. Fair General Livestock Judging Contest - Sheep Arena 8:30 a.m. Jr. Fair Livestock Judging Contest - Sheep Arena Jr. Fair English Horse Show - Horse Arena 10:00 a.m. Miami County Born and Raised Barrow Show - Swine Arena 4-H Cloverbud Show and Tell Program followed by Cloverbud Graduation – Duke Lundgard Bldg. Ronald McDonald – Entertainment Tent


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SENIOR AND JUNIOR FAIR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

10:00-1:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.

1:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Dusk 8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.

11:00 p.m.

Born and Raised Barrow Show – Swine Barn People’s Choice Awards winners posted – Art Hall Duke Lundgard Bldg. - opens FFA Shop/Crop – opens Art Hall – opens Horticulture Hall – opens Merchants Bldg. – opens Vendor Displays - opens Kids Day Games - East Side of Merchants Bldg. – free Golden Anniversary Photo – west side of Horticulture Hall Ticket booths for rides open Golden Anniversary Lunch – Entertainment Tent - free Rides/Games - open - $12 bracelet good all day and night Kiddie Pedal Power Tractor Pull - Grandstand-Free Beef Fun Day – Cattle Show Ring Mike Hemmelgarn – Entertainment Tent The Classics – Entertainment Tent Sweepstake/Scholarship Awards Presentation - Sheep Barn Salute to Veterans – Grandstand - Free Sale of Champions - Sale Arena (Swine Barn) Pen of Market Chickens Single Market Tom Turkey Pen of Market Rabbits Single Market Rabbit Market Kid Goat Pen of Two Market Lambs Single Market Lamb Market Barrow Dairy Steer Market Steer/Market Heifer The Kate Hasting Band – Entertainment Tent Band Spectacular – Grandstands - Free Balloon Glow – Infield of Grandstands - Free Jr. Fair Dance - Pence Bldg Duke Lundgard Bldg. - closes FFA Shop/Crop – closes Art Hall – closes Horticulture Hall – closes Merchant Bldg. – closes Vendor Displays - closes Rides, Games and Concessions - closes

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012 9:00 a.m. Market Barrow Sale 9:30 a.m. Miami County Horse Fun Day - Horse Arena - ending at 6:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. Duke Lundgard Bldg. - opens FFA Shop/Crop – opens Art Hall – opens Horticulture Hall – opens Merchants Bldg. – opens Vendor Displays - opens 1:00 p.m. Single Market Rabbit Sale – Immediately followed by Pen of Market Rabbits Sale – Immediately followed by Pen of Market Chickens Sale – Immediately followed by Single Market Tom Turkey Sale – Immediately followed by Single Market Lamb Sale – Immediately followed by Market Goat Sale – Immediately followed by Dairy Steer Sale – Immediately followed by Market Steer/Market Heifer Sale 3:00 p.m. Rides/Games Open - $15.00 bracelets good all day and night 6:00 p.m. Duke Lundgard Bldg. - dismissed FFA Shop/Crop Bldg. – dismissed Art Hall – dismissed Horticulture Hall – dismissed Merchant Bldg. – closes Vendor Displays - closes 7:00 p.m. Higgins Madewell – Entertainment Tent 7:30 p.m. Demolition Derby – Grandstand – (Grandstand $5.00, Pit Pass $15.00) Concessions – North, East of Goat Barn and North of Sheep Barn – closes (Concession Chairman will release you) 8:30 p.m. Concessions – West of Goat Barn and North of Sheep Barn – closes (Concession Chairman will release you) 10:30 p.m. Concessions – All other on Main Drive and Grandstand Drive – closes (Concession Chairman will release you) 11:00 p.m. Rides and Games - close


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MIAMI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Richard L. Cultice

John F. (Jack) Evans

John W. “Bud” O’Brien Miami County Commissioner, John W. “Bud” O’Brien, graduated from MiltonUnion High School in 1981 and from Wright State University in 1985 with a B.A. in Business

Commissioner Cultice was appointed in May 2011 to serve the unexpired term of Ron Widener who retired in March 2011. As Commissioner, he serves as a member of the following county organizations/committees: • Solid Waste Management • Top of Ohio Agricultural Resource Conservation & Development Council • David L. Brown Youth Services Advisory Board • County Health Insurance Committee

Mr. Cultice previously was elected to serve on Troy City Council in 2001 and 2003. He was appointed Auditor for the City Of Troy in 2004 and elected in 2005 to complete unexpired term then elected to full term in 2007. Mr. Cultice has over 35 years of experience in the private sector with various areas of responsibility including Treasurer of Hobart Brothers Co. He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Hobart Institute of Technology, the Board of Dollars for Scholars and mem-

ber and past president of Kiwanis. He also served on the Regional Advisory Board for State Auditor Mary Taylor. Mr. Cultice is a lifelong resident of Miami County. Graduated from Miami East High School, attended Sinclair College and served six years in the US Army Reserves. He resides in Troy with his wife Jane. They have two married daughters and five granddaughters.

Commissioner Evans was first appointed to complete the term of (deceased) John J. Dugan. He was subsequently elected and is serving his 2nd four year term. As Commissioner he serves as a member of the following county organizations/committees: • Children Services Board • West Central Juvenile Detention Board • Community Corrections Planning Board • Fair Housing Board • Emergency Medical, Ambulance Board • WMD/Terrorism Committee • Local Emergency Planning

Committee • Dayton Development Coalition Mr. Evans is a lifelong resident of Miami County. He graduated from Tipp City High School and received a BSBA degree from the Ohio State University. Jack was commissioned 2nd Lt. US Army Field Artillery. In 1992, he was honorably discharged as a Captain. Community service has been a priority. Jack is a Past President of the Tipp City Chamber of Commerce. He served on many area boards and committees including the Tipp City Improvement Corporation. He was President

of Monroe Township Trustees when he was chosen to serve as a Miami County Commissioner. Mr. Evans is an Independent Insurance Agent and Principle of the Favorite Insurance Agency. He holds the designation as a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter, A Property Claims Adjuster and an Advisory Board Member for the Cincinnati Insurance Companies’ Sales Training. Jack and his wife, Amy, reside in the Tipp City area. They have four children and they are active supporters of Tipp City Schools and of Miami County.

Administration. After college, he sold computers for a Dayton retailer and then with Reynolds & Reynolds. In 1990, O’Brien took a position with the Miami County law firm of Huffman, Landis, Weaks & Lopez Co. LPA as the business manager. He left the firm in 1994 to start his own retail business in Piqua, Ohio which he sold in 1997. In 1996, O’Brien was appointed Miami County Recorder by the Miami County Republican Central Committee and Ohio Governor George V. Voinovich. He was elected 3 times as Recorder serving a total of 11 years. During the 2004 Presidential campaign, O’Brien was interviewed by the London Financial Times as a rural political leader

working on the Bush/Cheney ’04 re-election campaign. He was also featured on a BBC news program after the President’s campaign visit to Troy in August 2004 where O’Brien was asked to speak to the crowd of 24,000 before the President’s appearance. O’Brien was elected Miami County Commissioner in November 2006 and again in 2010. He is currently serving on various boards and committees as commissioner. O’Brien has been active in the community. He was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout in 1976 and is currently active with Tipp City Boy Scout Troop 395. Since 2000, he has served as Chairman of the Miami County Republican party. He also served on the Kid’s Voting USA

Miami County steering committee and on the board of the Miami County American Cancer Society. O’Brien also was appointed by Ohio Auditor Betty Montgomery as a member of the Ohio Auditor of State’s Advisory Committee from 20032006. He currently resides in Monroe Township in Miami County with his wife Kim (Grawe) O’Brien, a 1982 graduate of Tipp City High School and a teacher in Tipp City Schools. They have 3 children attending college at The Ohio State University, Ohio University and Miami University. The O’Brien’s are members of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Tipp City.


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MIAMI COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS Commissioners John W. O’Brien Richard L. Cultice John F. Evans Auditor Matthew Gearhardt Treasurer Jim Stubbs

Clerk of Courts Jan Mottinger Common Pleas Judges Robert Lindeman Chris Gee Municipal Court Judges Mel Kemmer Elizabeth Gutmann

Juvenile & Probate Court Judges W. McGregor Dixon, Jr.

Sheriff Charles Cox Prosecutor Gary Nasal

Recorder John Alexander

Coroner Dr. Bruce Nordquist

Engineer Paul Huelskamp

MIAMI COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP Miami County Agricultural Society (MCAS) membership tickets may be purchased each year beginning December 1st and remain on sale at the Secretary’s Office until 5:00 p.m. of the Thursday before the Fair. Membership is open to Miami County residents at least 18 years of age; the cost is $25.00 and entitles members to vote for board members and/or constitutional amendments; MCAS membership also entitles members to free daily admission to the fair.

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2012 MIAMI COUNTY SENIOR FAIRBOARD

Mike Jess, Pres. 216-9081 Elizabeth Twp. 12

Scott Black, Vice Pres. 773-1666 Washington Twp. 14

Shelly Keller 335-7492 Secretary/Manager

Judy Trissell 335-7492 Treasurer

Don Black 974-7171 Bethel Twp. 13

Dan Voight 667-1955 Bethel Twp. 12

Kenny Kirby 606-1046 Brown Twp. 12

Eric Wright 418-8770 Brown Twp. 13

Danny Cremeans 524-4343 Concord Twp. 13

Robert Schwartz 974-6052 Concord Twp. 12

Kay Quinton 339-4928 Elizabeth Twp. 13

Shelly Davis 335-5942 Lostcreek Twp. 13

Matt Gross 335-9011 Lostcreek Twp. 14

Fred Green 339-0799 Monroe Twp. 12

Abigail VanBuren 286-6885 Monroe Twp. 14

Sarah Fraley 573-7484 Newberry Twp. 12

Elaine Wintrow 473-3453 Newberry Twp. 14

Jud Thompson II 307-7427 Newton Twp. 12

Tyler Schindel 477-6745 Springcreek Twp. 14

Randy Wheaton 901-6381 Springcreek Twp. 13

Mark Bartel 339-7316 Staunton Twp. 12

Diane Miller 698-8236 Union Twp. 14

Dan Niswonger 947-1454 Union Twp. 12

Joe Wood 773-0672 Washington Twp. 13

Diana Thompson 615-9093 City of Piqua 13

2012 SENIOR FAIRBOARD COMMITTEES EXECUTIVE Mike Jess, Chair Scott Black Shelly Keller Judy Trissell

GROUNDS Fred Green, Chair Mark Bartel Scott Black Dan Voight

FINANCE Mike Jess, Chair Scott Black Judy Trissell

I.T. Shelly Davis Matt Gross Diana Thompson

AUDIT Dan Voight, Chair Fred Green Judy Trissell

CAMPING Eric Wright, Chair Randy Wheaton Joe Wood

SAFETY Fred Green, Chair Scott Black Mike Jess

PARKING Mark Bartel, Chair Don Black Tyler Schindel Jud Thompson

SPONSORS/ ADVERTISING Diana Thompson, Chair Shelly Davis Ty Hissong Kenny Kirby RIDES/ CONCESSIONS Mike Jess, Chair Fred Green Matt Gross Abigail VanBuren Randy Wheaton

KIDS DAY Diana Thompson, Chair Abigail VanBuren BAND SPECTACULAR Dan Niswonger, Chair ENTERTAINMENT Matt Gross, Chair Mark Bartel Ty Hissong Tyler Schindel Abigail VanBuren

VETERANS DAY/OPENING CEREMONY Diana Thompson, Chair Tim Snider

SHEEP Eric Wright, Chair Kenny Kirby Tyler Schindel

DOG Scott Black, Chair Shelly Davis Elaine Wintrow

DRAFT HORSE PULL Danny Cremeans, Co-Chair Jud Thompson, Co-Chair Joe Wood

GOAT Joe Wood, Chair Sarah Fraley Kenny Kirby Fred Green

SWINE Dan Voight, Chair Matt Gross Diane Miller

HORTICULTURE HALL Shelly Davis, Chair Dan Niswonger ART HALL Shelly Davis, Chair Danny Cremeans Dan Niswonger JR. FAIRBOARD Elaine Wintrow, Chair Diane Miller Kay Quinton Abigail VanBuren QUALITY ASSURANCE Dan Voight, Co-Chair Elaine Wintrow, Co-Chair Don Black Diane Miller Kay Quinton Eric Wright SPEED Fred Green, Chair Mark Bartel Ben Black

BEEF/DAIRY Mike Jess, Co-Chair Kay Quinton, Co-Chair Don Black Kenny Kirby HORSE Danny Cremeans, Co-Chair Elaine Wintrow, Co-Chair Shelly Davis Robert Schwartz Jud Thompson Joe Wood RABBIT Randy Wheaton, Chair Sarah Fraley Robert Schwartz POULTRY Don Black, Co-Chair Robert Schwartz, Co-Chair Sarah Fraley Abigail VanBuren

LIVESTOCK SALE Scott Black, Chair Don Black Fred Green Kay Quinton Dan Voight Randy Wheaton Elaine Wintrow Eric Wright CHRISTMAS TREE/ TABLESCAPING Paula Wheaton, Chair Cindy Parke 5-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN Tim Snider, Chair Scott Black Fred Green Ty Hissong Joe Jackson Mike Jess Keith Kropp


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2012 MIAMI COUNTY JUNIOR FAIRBOARD

Matthew Schimmoller, Pres. Elizabeth Twp. 4H 12

John Green, Vice Pres. Monroe Twp. 13

Kaylynn Young, Secretary Milton Union H.S. 12

Allan Wheaton, Treasurer Piqua H.S. 13

Gavin Alexander Newton FFA 12

Stetson Peake Bethel Twp. 4H 13

Hannah Davis Brown Twp. 4H 13

Libby Everett Brown Twp. 4H 13

Zechariah VanBuren Concord Twp. 4H 13

Trista Lavy Newton HS 13

Holly Green Elizabeth Twp. 4H 13

McKenzie Pruitt Girl Scouts 13

Kayla Broughton Lostcreek Twp. 4H 13

Danielle Danielson Miami East FFA 13

Austin Butler Tipp City HS 13

Brittany Taylor Miami East HS 13

Ashley Albright Newberry Twp. 13

Trelissa Lavy Newton Twp. 4H 12

Emily Oldham Newton Twp. 4H 13

Victoria Kinney At Large 12

2012 JUNIOR FAIRBOARD COMMITTEES EXECUTIVE Matthew Schimmoller, Chair John Green Allan Wheaton Kaylynn Young BEEF & DAIRY Matthew Schimmoller, Chair Danielle Danielson Hannah Davis Libby Everett Stetson Peake GOAT John Green, Chair Ashley Albright Kayla Broughton Libby Everett Zechariah VanBuren Allan Wheaton

SHEEP Trelissa Lavy, Chair Gavin Alexander Holly Green Trista Lavy Zechariah VanBuren

RABBIT Allan Wheaton, Co-Chair Kaylynn Young, Co-Chair Victoria Kinney McKenzie Pruitt Brittany Taylor

SWINE Trista Lavy, Chair Gavin Alexander Danielle Danielson Trelissa Lavy Emily Oldham Stetson Peake

DOG Kaylynn Young, Chair Hannah Davis Holly Green Victoria Kinney McKenzie Pruitt Brittany Taylor

ART HALL Ashley Albright, Chair Kayla Broughton Holly Green Victoria Kinney Trelissa Lavy Trista Lavy McKenzie Pruitt

ENTERTAINMENT/JR. FAIR ACTIVITIES John Green, Co-Chair Matthew Schimmoller, CoChair Kayla Broughton Austin Butler Hannah Davis Emily Oldham SHOP & CROP/HORTICULTURE Gavin Alexander, Chair Danielle Danielson Libby Everett

POULTRY Matthew Schimmoller, Chair Austin Butler Stetson Peake Zechariah VanBuren HORSE John Green, Chair Ashley Albright Austin Butler Brittany Taylor Allan Wheaton Kaylynn Young


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ENTRY GUIDELINES Anyone wishing to make entries should first read the list of rules and regulations found in the respected department in the fair book or on the website at www.miamicountyohiofair.com. Open Class Entries should be made on an entry form found in the Senior Fair Fairbook or on the website and either mailed to the Miami County Agricultural Society, 650 N. County Rd. 25-A, Troy, Ohio 45373 or brought to the Fairgrounds Office on July 26, 27, 28, 2012. FFA Shop/Crop and Girl Scout entry forms can be found in the Junior Fair Fairbook. All Open Class entries, FFA Shop/Crop entries, Girl Scout entries close at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012. All Jr. Fair animal entries should be made on species specific form. Jr. Fair entries for Market Steers/Heifers close at end of day on March 1, 2012 and all other Jr. Fair animal entries close at the end of day on June 1, 2012 unless otherwise stated. NEW FOR 2013 – JR. FAIR ENTRIES FOR MARKET STEERS/HEIFERS CLOSE AT END OF DAY ON JANUARY 1, 2013. Each open class exhibitor must pur-

chase an exhibitor pass for $15 or pay $25 to become a member of the Miami County Agricultural Society along with all entry fees. Active members of the Miami County 4-H Clubs, FFA, FCCLA, Girl Scouts, or Boy Scouts Chapters are not required to purchase an exhibitors pass to participate in open class events but must pay entry fees and make proper Open Class Entry. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE ADVISORS. All entry and exhibitor fees must be paid (cash, check, master card, visa) at time of making entries or entries will not be accepted. Check each department to determine amount of entry fee for that department. Make checks payable to MCAS. All NSF checks are subject to a $30 return check fee. All entries must be on the grounds by 10:00 p.m. Thursday, August 9th and remain in place until 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 16th, unless otherwise stated. The Miami County Fair Board will take every realistic precaution in its power for the safe preservation of livestock and exhibited articles housed on the grounds. However, the Miami County Fair Board 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 theft or accident to persons or property; nor any errors or omissions in the premium book. NOTICE TO LIVESTOCK EXHIBITORS All livestock is to enter fairgrounds at the main gate on North County Road 25A unless department rules state otherwise. Out of state exhibitors are not to unload livestock until health papers have been checked by the veterinarian engaged by the Miami County Ag. Society. The Fair Veterinarian or representative will also have the authority to instate mandatory removal of animals having signs of dangerously contagious or infectious diseases from the grounds. Depending upon the severity of the ailment, all other animals that have been in contact with the banned animal may also have to leave the grounds. All livestock trailers & trucks MUST park in designated area at North end of fairgrounds.


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MIAMI CO. AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY CONSTITUTION ARTICLE 1 – Name The organization shall be known as the Miami County Agricultural Society, Inc. ARTICLE 2 – Object The object of this Society shall be to: foster and advertise progress in Agriculture, Education, Industry, the Arts and Sciences, and in the improvement of home and community living. To encourage the cooperation of people of all ages to work together in many interests, promote Fairs, Expositions, and all activities possible to benefit the most people, especially the youth of the County. Also to promote leadership and achievements in all of the above mentioned fields. ARTICLE 3 – Membership Section 1. Members of the society are limited to residents of Miami County, Ohio who are 18 years of age or older and have paid the annual membership fee as set by the board of directors. A printed membership certificate shall be issued to each individual who pays the annual fee. The membership certificate shall be consecutively numbered and pre-numbered corresponding stub from each membership certificate sold shall be kept on file by the secretary of the society and made available to be inspected by any resident of Miami County, Ohio that may request to do so. No more than one membership certificate shall be issued to any one individual annually. Membership certificates shall be issued to individual persons only. Membership certificates may be reissued if the original membership certificate was lost or destroyed. Section 2. Membership certificates shall be placed on sale at least two weeks before the annual election and shall remain on sale at least (30) hours each week, at places and times specified by the board of directors, until 5:00 p.m. the day before the annual fair of the society. Notice of the days, hours, and places where membership certificates may be purchased shall be prominently published in the annual premium list and in a least one newspaper of general circulation in Miami County, Ohio twice during the period of sale, once when they go on sale and again no later than (7) days before the sale ends. Membership certificates shall bear the date and time of issue and shall be signed by the purchaser before he or she is entitled to vote at the annual election and/or hold office.

Section 3. The annual meeting of the Society for the members there of shall be held at a time and place determined by the Board of Directors. Notice of this meeting shall be announced in at least two newspapers of opposite politics in the County at least two weeks before but not more than four weeks before this meeting or by written notice to each member. Section 4. At each annual meeting of the membership, opportunity shall be given to the members to make suggestions for the improvement of the Fair and the Society, also to consider items of business as may be pertinent to this organization. Section 5. Voting privileges at the annual election of Directors is granted to all Retired Directors who are residents of Miami County, Ohio and have paid the annual membership fee as set by the Board of Directors. Retired Directors are members who have served 20 (twenty) or more years on the Board of Directors of the Miami County Agricultural Society. ARTICLE 4 – Election of Directors Section 1. The board of directors shall consist of two (2) members from each of the twelve (12) townships in Miami County, Ohio and one (1) member from any municipality in Miami County, Ohio not eligible from township representation. Said Directors shall be elected for three (3) year terms. This amendment shall not be brought up for review again until the year 2020 or after if there is a desire for a change at that time. Section 2. Members of the Society shall declare their candidacy for the office of a Director of the board of Directors by filing a petition signed by 10 or more members of the Society at least seven days before the election of Directors is to be held. Blank petitions shall be furnished to any member of the Society desiring to be a candidate for the office of Director, said petition to be secured from the Secretary of the Society. Only regularly nominated candidates who have met the filing requirements and deadline will be eligible for election as a Director. Section 3. The Secretary shall give notice of the place, date, hours and filing requirements of the Directors’ election by letter to each member of the Society, or by publication in two newspapers of opposite politics and of general circulation in the County. This notice

shall be three weeks prior to the holding of the election of Directors. (Sec. 1711.97R.C.). Method of notification of the members of the Society to be determined by the Board of Directors. Notice also to be published in the annual premium list if at any time the election is held at the fair. Section 4. If any member of the Board of Directors misses three consecutive regular meetings, the Board of Directors may declare his position vacant and name a successor to serve until the next annual election, when a Director shall be elected to fill the unexpired term. Newly elected Directors shall take the approved oath of office administered by a competent authority. Section 5. The president shall appoint three judges and two clerks who are members of the society and not candidates for election to conduct the election of directors. The judges shall have the membership role to determine the eligibility and verify the rights of membership of the society to vote at the annual election. The annual election of directors shall be held on the Miami County Fairgrounds on Monday of the week of the Miami County Fair with polls open not less than four hours between six (6) a.m. and nine (9) p.m. to be set by the Board of Directors beginning with the election to be held in the year 2007 and thereafter. Only persons holding membership certificates at the date and hour of the election may vote. Notice of the election shall be prominently published in the annual premium list and published in at least one newspaper of general circulation in Miami County, Ohio no later than (7) days prior to the day of the election. The clerks of the election shall register the names of all persons casting ballots at the election and tally the count. Two copies shall be made of the results of the election. One (1) copy plus the original ballots cast shall be placed on file with the secretary of the society and one (1) shall be mailed to the department of agriculture of the State of Ohio within (10) days after the date of the election. The term of the retiring directors shall expire and those of the directors-elect shall begin at the annual reorganizational meeting to be held no later than the thirteenth day of November following the annual election. ARTICLE 5 – Elections of Officers Section 1. Nominations for the office of President are to be made from the floor and seconded. The nominated


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MIAMI CO. AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY CONSTITUTION candidate(s) must accept being nominated prior to voting. If two or more candidates are nominated, a paper ballot election is to be conducted with the elected President receiving the majority of the votes. After a President is elected, nominations for the office of Vice President can be made from the floor. The nominated candidate(s) must accept being nominated prior to voting. If two or more candidates are nominated, a paper ballot election is to be conducted with the elected Vice President receiving the majority of the votes. Section 2. The salaries of the officers and Directors shall be set by the Board of Directors following the election of officers, said salaries to cover the term of office the officers are elected to serve. Section 3. The Directors shall have the power to replace any officer – any time said officer does not fulfill the duties of his office. The charges shall be in writing and be attached to the minutes of the meeting. A majority vote of the Directors will be necessary to replace an officer. Section 4. All nominations for

officers shall be by ballot. An officer must receive a majority of the votes cast to be elected, therefore if more than two candidates are voted on for the same office and no one receives a majority of the votes cast on the first ballot, the name of the candidate receiving the least number of votes shall be dropped on the next ballot, continuing in this manner until one of the candidates receives a majority of the votes cast. Vacancies created by Resignation, Relocation, Death or other circumstances will be similarly filled by Board of Directors appointment with majority approval. Appointee must reside in the Township he/she will represent. Appointee to serve until next annual election, at which time a Director will be elected to complete the unexpired term. ARTICLE 6 – Society Constitution, Amendments This Constitution may only be amended by the society by a majority of the membership, which votes at the annual election of the board of directors. Amendments to this Constitution may only be proposed by a petition filed with the secretary of the society at least four-

teen (14) days prior to the annual election of the board of directors of the society. Any such petition shall (a) set forth the proposed amendment and (b) bear the signatures and addresses of not less than twenty-five (25) members of the society. The clerks of the election shall tally the results of the vote on any amendment to this Constitution and shall file the results and the original ballots with the secretary of the society. The secretary of the society shall file with the department of agriculture a copy of this Constitution. Said copy shall be (a) certified to be true and correct by the president and secretary of the society and (b) typewritten on 8-1/2 x 11 bond paper for proper binding and filing. The secretary of the society shall file a certified copy, on 8-1/2 x 11 bond paper, of each amendment to this Constitution with the department of agriculture within sixty (60) days following the date on which the amendment is effective. This Constitution shall rule unless determined by a proper authority to be contrary to law. For such purpose, the provisions of this Constitution are severable.

MIAMI CO. AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY BY-LAWS ARTICLE 1 – Quorum Section 1. For the transaction of business, any 13 members or more at any regular or special meeting shall constitute a quorum. Section 2. The Board of Directors shall meet monthly on a date set by the Directors. Special meetings may be held when deemed necessary, at the call of the officers, or upon the written request of any six of the Directors. ARTICLE 2 – Duties of Officers Section 1. It shall be the duty of the President to preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors, enforce the constitution and by-laws and all other rules and regulations set by the Directors. The President and Vice President shall appoint all standing committees. He is to be custodian of the Secretary and Treasurer’s bond. Section 2. It shall be the duty of the Vice President to preside at all meetings in the absence of the President and to perform all other duties of the President in his absence, also to serve on the committee with the president in the appointment of all standing committees, and to be responsible for signing checks in the absence of the Treasurer. Section 3 & 4. The duties of the treasurer and/or secretary shall be contained in appropriately titled job descriptions reflect-

ing the responsibilities and requirements as are incumbent to the position. Said descriptions, and all subsequent adjustments thereto, as necessitated by changes in the administrative structure and/or policies of the Society, shall be approved by majority vote of the board of directors. The treasurer and/or secretary shall each be bonded in the amount of $100,000.00 for the faithful performance of their duties. ARTICLE 3 – Duties of Committees Section 1. It shall be the duty of the Finance Committee to prepare the budget for the upcoming year, to confer with the secretary to determine the kind of advertising to buy and to be the watchdog in the distribution of this advertising to the best of their ability. Section 2. It shall be the duty of the Executive Committee to act on business in need of immediate attention or when not necessary to call a meeting of the Board of Directors. All such actions shall be reported at the Board of Directors next meeting. Section 3. It shall be the duty of the Ground and Building Committee to see that the grounds and buildings are kept in a clean and neat condition; that the buildings, fences, and other property are kept in proper repair. To oversee the erection of new buildings and other ground improvements. Section 4. It shall be the duty of the Auditing Committee to inspect and audit the

account books of the Treasurer and Secretary and report the results of its findings to the Board of Directors at its annual reorganization meeting, said report to show statement of receipts and expenditures for the year. Section 5. It shall be the duty of the Entertainment Committee to secure suitable attractions and music for the Fair. Section 6. The Concession Committee shall be composed of three members, the Secretary, President, and one other member to be appointed by the President. The Secretary shall write all contracts, subject to the approval of the other two members of the committee. Concession contracts shall be in triplicate. Copy No. 1 to be retained by the Secretary and filed for the record, Copy 2 for the other party of the contract, Copy 3 for the President. Section 7. Any Board member or member of his family, entering any item requiring an entrance fee, shall be required to pay such fee, or be disqualified, also to abide by all other rules and regulations as may be set by the Directors. Section 8. The actions of all committees shall be subject to approval or disapproval of the Board of Directors. The transactions and official action of the officers shall be subject to the approval or disapproval by the Board of Directors.


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MIAMI CO. AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY RULES & REGULATIONS 1. Any person may enter any animal or article for exhibition. Said person is required to purchase an exhibitor ticket for $15 or be a member of the Miami County Agricultural Society, or be active in one of the following Jr. Fair organizations - Miami County 4-H club, FFA, FCCLA, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and must make entries in proper classes. 2. All entries shall be made in the name of the bona-fide owner of the animal or article. 3. When any Director doubts the ownership of an animal or article offered for exhibition, the party shall not exhibit without first filing with the Secretary an affidavit of himself or accreditable witness known to some Director that he is the owner of said animal or article. 4. All animals shown as breeders must be so in fact, and be confined to their own progeny. 5. No animals shall be shown in more than one class, except sweepstakes and group classes. 6. No stall will be assigned until entries are made and accepted. 7. No straw furnished; sawdust is preferred. 8. Exhibitors of livestock will be required to keep their stalls, aisles and/or pens open and clean each day during the Fair. 9. All exhibitors of breeding animals must come prepared to prove the age and purity of breed, if applicable, (by affidavit or pedigree if required) to the satisfaction of the Superintendents in charge. 10. All livestock entered for exhibition will be required to be in place Thursday, August 9 at 10:00 p.m. and remain until 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 16 unless otherwise stated. The penalty for not staying until 6:00 p.m. release time, unless excused by the superintendent for a valid reason, will be barred from exhibiting the succeeding year. Livestock exhibitors showing at other fairs who cannot make the 10:00 p.m. deadline should notify the department head at time of making entries and must bring a signed statement from the Secretary of the fair where livestock were shown just prior to the Miami

County Fair. Swine exhibitors see special instructions in swine department section. 11. All animals to which premiums are awarded will parade in the ring as scheduled. Failure to do so will forfeit premiums unless excused by superintendents in charge. 12. No person except the judges, officers and/or agents of the Society, marshal and grooms will be allowed in the ring or immediate judging area while any article or animal is being judged. 13. No person shall interfere with the judges during their deliberations, and any person, by letter, action or otherwise, attempting such interference will be excluded from competing and if the Board is satisfied that a premium has been obtained fraudulently, any such premium and all privileges will be forfeited. If it is ascertained by the Board that an exhibitor has in an ungentlemanly and public manner taken exception to the judgment of the judges, the Board of Directors shall expel such persons offending from competing for any premium until such offender shall have made full and proper apology and shall have been reinstated by a majority vote of the Board of Directors. 14. Camping is available for $160 due April 1. No person under 18 years of age is permitted to stay on grounds overnight unless accompanied by a parent. Camping Permits will be available Saturday July 28 at 9:00 a.m. Permits not picked up by Saturday, August 11 at noon will forfeit their spot for the following year and will have to be put on the Camping waiting list to receive another camping site. 15. Reserve Parking is available for $30 due April 1. Parking Permits will be available Saturday July 28 at 9:00 a.m. Permits not picked up by Saturday, August 11 at noon will forfeit their spot for the following year and will have to be put on the Reserve Parking waiting list to receive another parking spot. 16. All gambling devices are positively forbidden. 17. Concessionaires are bound by the terms of the contract they sign at the time of securing concession privi-

leges. The rules of time to be in place at start of fair, operation of stands and time of departure at end of fair will be enforced. All concessions must be in place and in operation by noon the starting day of the fair and remain in place until 11:00 p.m. the last day of the fair, unless otherwise stated on their contract. The abuse of any privilege granted will be cause to forfeit any and all remaining rights and privileges without recourse. 18. Nothing shall be sold or given away or otherwise disposed of by exhibitors which in any way conflicts with or is the subject matter of any privilege or concession granted or sold by the Miami County Agricultural Society. 19. Exhibitors and concessionaires may advertise and distribute advertising materials from their places of exhibit only. The tacking or posting of any advertising bills, cards, stickers, etc., other than in the space occupied by the exhibitor is strictly prohibited. This eliminates any type of roving solicitation or distribution, whatsoever. 20. The Board will take every precaution to insure the safety of persons and the safe preservation of stock and articles on exhibition after arrival and arrangement on the grounds but will not be responsible for any loss or damage that may occur. Exhibitors are requested to give their attention to articles at the close of the fair and attend to their prompt removal. 21. Machines and vehicles will be parked, but the Board will not be responsible for any loss, theft or damage. Tow-away zones will be established for the protection of exhibitors as well as fair patrons. Signs will be posted in these areas and any vehicle parked there will be removed at owner's expense. 22. The Board of Directors of the Miami County Agricultural Society will not be liable for any damage by accident or injury that may unfortunately occur to any person or loss of any property. 23. All decorative materials must be fireproofed, as per state rules and regulations. 24. NO DOGS PERMITTED ON


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MIAMI CO. AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY RULES & REGULATIONS FAIR GROUNDS. Exception: Day of Dog Show when all show dogs shall be kept on leash and at Show Area at all times. Any violation will be reported to the Miami County Animal Shelter authorities for action. 25. No drug-related or obscene literature to be sold or distributed on Fairgrounds at any time. 26. Persons exhibiting un-sportsmanlike conduct, or violating ground rules, are subject to removal from fairgrounds and banned from showing that year. 27. Any violation of these published rules by exhibitors or concessionaires will result in forfeiture of any and all premiums and privileges. 28. Alcoholic beverages allowed in designated areas only. 29. It is illegal to carry a firearm, deadly weapon, or dangerous ordnance anywhere on these premises. No person shall knowingly possess, have under the person's control, convey, or attempt to convey a deadly weapon or dangerous ordnance onto these premises. 30. No smoking allowed in any barn. 31. Golf Carts will be permitted for those vendors/concessionaires under Fair contract ONLY. A fee of $25.00 will be added to your contract. Vehicle Insurance must be provided with General/Equipment Floater with General liability in the amount of $1,000,000 or more per vehicle. These vehicles must also be off the Midways by 10:00 a.m. unless being utilized to obtain necessities to operate stands, i.e. ice, change, etc. Those abusing privilege will have their permit revoked for the remainder of the fair. 32. NO GOLF CARTS, MULES, GATORS, ETC. will be permitted for use by the general public/exhibitors. NO EXCEPTIONS. 33. No power driven equipment such as trucks, golf carts, etc. shall be used by vendors/concessionaires or exhibitors during the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. on the midway. This is necessary due to the large number of fair goers to eliminate possible personal injury. 34. All delivery vehicles are to be in, deliveries made, and off the grounds

before 10:00 a.m. daily and none will be permitted on the midways thereafter. ADMISSION POLICIES Re-entry with hand stamp starting at noon daily. If you enter onto the fairgrounds with a pass before noon and wish to get hand stamp knowing you will be leaving before noon you will have to request a hand stamp when you show your pass at the gate for admission. NO GATE REFUNDS. NO EXCEPTIONS!!! NOTICE: All persons 9 years of age and older must pay to enter the fairgrounds. Everyone must pay at the gate UNLESS you have a Miami County approved pass. This includes Horse Shows and Pulls, Demolition Derby, Races, Contest, etc. MAIN GATE NOTICE: Main Gate is located north of the animal shelter off County Rd 25-A. All fair patrons and North End exhibitors are to use this gate. Alternate South Gate is accessed from Harrison Street and is for use by: Holders of Reserved Parking Permits, persons needing handicapped parking, south end exhibitors and event participants. There will be 1-2 shuttles running at each gate daily from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. NOTICE - NOTICE - NOTICE The last day to purchase season tickets at the gate is Sunday August 12. The last day to purchase a Miami County Agricultural Society membership is Thursday, August 9, at 5:00 p.m. ADMISSION General Admission: 9 years and over - Daily ticket $5.00, Season Ticket $20.00 stamped re-entry starting at noon daily, Jr. Fair stamped re-entry starting at noon daily, Exhibitors/vendors/concessions $15.00 stamped reentry starting at noon daily, Children: 8 years and under, admitted free. NOTICE – NOTICE- NOTICE If you want hand stamped before noon you will have to request it when you enter the gate that morning when ticket stub is taken. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO JUDGES No person who is an exhibitor can act as a judge on the class in which he

exhibits or upon stock or articles in which he has an interest. Superintendents will indicate to the judge the animals or articles entitled to compete for premiums. If there is any question by the judge as to the regularity of an entry or the right of any animal or article to compete in the class, or age, or otherwise, the judge shall report the same to the superintendent in charge for adjustment. No judge is permitted to change an award after the premium ribbon or card has been attached, unless a mistake has been made in placing the ribbon or card. When animals or articles are not deemed worthy, the judge shall not award a premium. DUTIES OF SUPERINTENDENTS OF DEPARTMENTS It is the duty of each superintendent to see that the department is well filled, to be on the ground early in the morning of the first and each succeeding day of the fair, to take charge of all articles belonging to their departments on their arrival on the ground, to see that they are arranged systematically in their proper places and arrange each kind in a group by itself, so as to exhibit to the best advantage to the spectators as well as to the judges. They should prevent the handling of all articles on exhibition. Each superintendent must select his judge in reasonable time before the fair and if it is known that said judge cannot be present in time to perform the work assigned him; said superintendent shall select a suitable substitute. No person or persons shall be allowed to enter the fairgrounds for the purpose of organized solicitation or promotion, or for the purpose of picketing, disrupting, for disturbing any concessionaire, tenant or lessee of the Miami County Agricultural Society, or from interfering in any way with any viewer of, or participant in, the activities of the Miami County Fair. Any person entering for the purposes herein before mentioned shall be ejected from the premises of the fairgrounds. BAD CHECKS There will be a $30.00 charge for any check returned and possible forfeit of exhibiting the following year.


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OHIO’S LIVESTOCK TAMPERING EXHIBITION RULES 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)(l) 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 901-5-11 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, step-grandparent, foster grandparent, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister, halfbrother, 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-volatile by the United States Food and Drug Administration. (NN) Unlawful substance means any of the following: (1) Any drug prohibited by division (E) (l) (b) of section 901.76 or section 2925.04 of the Revised Code; o (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 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


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OHIO’S LIVESTOCK TAMPERING EXHIBITION RULES 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 exhibitor’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) (l) 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 veterinarianclient-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 exhibitor’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 labels 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 veterinarianclient-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 90119-06 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 901-19-06 and rule 901-1907 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.


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OHIO’S LIVESTOCK TAMPERING EXHIBITION RULES (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 livestock tampering exhibition rules) for the upcoming show season is 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 nonterminal 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 and FFA, agricultural commodity organizations or, at the option of Ohio state university extension, annually pass a test administered by or under the supervision of Ohio state university extension before exhibiting terminal or partial terminal market livestock, including market poultry, lactating dairy cattle and lactating goats in a junior livestock show. 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 agriculture’s 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; (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; (0) 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


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OHIO’S LIVESTOCK TAMPERING EXHIBITION RULES 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 901-1912 of the Administrative Code; (G) Using a stomach tube or pump for any purpose other than for the relief of tympani 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 901-19 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 in 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 the 901-19-04 of the Administrative Code when a side effect of the drug conceals, enhances, transforms or changes the true confirmation of 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 – 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 person’s 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.


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OHIO’S LIVESTOCK HEALTH EXHIBITION RULES 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 901:1-1811 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 and be identified with official individual identification; (2) Originate from a tuberculosisaccredited 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;


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OHIO’S LIVESTOCK HEALTH EXHIBITION RULES If originate from an accreditation (4) preparatory or a non-accredited state or zone are prohibited from exhibition; If from a brucellosis class A state (5) 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 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 901:1-1304 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 and be identified with official individual identification; (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 90118-02 (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 -17-06 of the Administrative Code. (C) If originates from a bovine accreditation preparatory or a bovine nonaccredited 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; 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 be identified with official individual identification; 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) The animals presented for exhibition must show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease. (2) Will be exempt from the requirement of a certificate of veterinary inspection if they originate immediately and directly

from a pseudorabies stage V area. (3) Swine originating from a pseudorabies stage IV area shall: (a) Be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within thirty days preceding the opening date of the exhibition; and (b) Originate from a pseudorabies qualified herd; or (c) Be negative to an official pseudorabies test within thirty days of the exhibition. (B) Swine 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 (a) Originate immediately and directly from a pseudorabies stage V area or an area or country recognized by United States department of agriculture, animal plant health inspection service, veterinary services as pseudorabies free; or (b) Originate immediately and directly from a pseudorabies stage IV area; and (c) Be negative to an official pseudorabies test within thirty days of the exhibition. 901:1-18-11 Llama. (A) Camelids including, but not limited to, llamas, alpacas and vicuanas moved within Ohio for exhibition when presented for exhibition must show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease. (B) Camelids including, but not limited to, llamas, alpacas and vicuanas 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 be identified with official individual identification. (2) When presented for exhibition must show no symptoms or evidence of contagious disease. 2012 Redbook format d\v/word/c: regulations/redbook Disclaimer: While every precaution has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the rules printed herein, mistakes in copying and printing may occur. If a discrepancy exists between the rules printed herein and the original rules located in the fair board Secretary’s office, the original rules in the fair board Secretary’s office control any action.


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1801 West Main Street Troy, OH 45373 (937) 339-7211

A Family Mexican Restaurant 1700 N. Co. Rd. 25A • Troy • 339-2100 1274 E. Ash St. • Piqua • 778-2100

TROY ELEVATOR

ERWIN

Division of Mennel Milling 2600 N. Dixie Highway Troy, Ohio 45373

2775 SOUTH COUNTY RD 25A Phone: 937-335-8334 800-762-2584 Fax: 937-335-2990

WE’RE JUST NORTH OF DAYTON ON I-75 EXIT #69 TROY

937-335-5696

www.erwinchrysler.com

R. Scott Pence Auction & Appraisal Service

Pence 10440 N 25-A raisal Service 2286311

qua, Ohio 45356

Piqua, Ohio 45356

(937) 773-1322

Serving the entire Miami Valley and producing results for over 30 years

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Kids, complete the word search and you could win a new bike! Find and circle in the puzzle, each of the 20 words listed. Bring your completed puzzle to the Troy Daily News/Piqua Daily Call booth at the 2012 Miami County Fair. Winner will be chosen at random from all completed entries and will be notified by phone after the fair. One entry per child. Must be 10 years old or younger. RIDES COTTON CANDY LIVESTOCK BLUE RIBBON MERRY GO ROUND MIAMI COUNTY HARNESS RACING TRACTOR PULL PIGS TENTS FERRIS WHEEL GAMES GRANDSTAND RACES AUGUST FUN DAY CONCERT HORSES CHICKENS JUNIOR FAIR

Parent’s Name __________________________ Child’s Name ____________________________ Address ________________________________

Phone __________________________________ Age ____________________________________


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Pullins Drainage Since 1958 1958 Since

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• Farm Drainage Systems • Complete Water Management Systems • Pond, Wetland and Ditch Construction

937-362-2665 or 937-539-0621 12662 Shanley Rd., Quincy, OH 43343 2285827


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PARKING RULES 1. Reserved parking permit fee is $30.00. Parking permit fees cover the time period from Friday, August 10th thru Thursday, August 16th, 2012. 2. A nonrefundable $30.00 must be received on or before April 1, 2012 to reserve your parking spot for the 2012 fair. 3. Parking committee has the right to fill this spot for the 2012 fair, if nonrefundable fee is not received on or before April 1, 2012. 4. Parking permits may be picked up at the Secretary’s office beginning July 28, 2012. If permit is not picked up by Saturday, August 11, 2012 by noon, parking spot will be forfeited the following year. 5. Parking permit must be displayed in vehicle at all times while on the fairgrounds. 6. All premises around parking spot are to be kept clean and sanitary. Trash is to be placed in barrel containers. No throwing of trash in manure dumpsters. 7. No subletting of parking spot permitted. 8. Alcoholic beverages allowed in designated areas only. 9. No dogs permitted. 10. All general rules in the Fair book will be enforced. 11. All NSF checks are subject to a $30.00 return check fee and could be subject to loss of parking spot. Make checks payable to MCAS. Send payment to MCAS, 650 N. County Rd. 25-A, Troy, OH 45373. The Parking committee for the 2012 fair is as follows: Chairman Mark Bartel 339-7316, Don Black 974-7171, Tyler Schindel 477-6745, Jud Thompson 307-7427.

CAMPING RULES CURFEW IN CAMPGROUNDS IS 12:00 MIDNIGHT AT LEAST ONE ADULT MUST STAY IN EACH CAMPER AT NIGHT Campers and concessionaire camping permit fee is $160.00 per campsite. 1. Camping permit fees cover time period Thursday, August 9th thru Thursday, August 16th, 2012. Campers may be brought to the fairgrounds beginning Wednesday, August 8, 2012. 2. A nonrefundable $160.00 must be received on or before April 1, 2012 to reserve your campsite for the 2012 fair. 3. Camping committee has the right to fill this spot for the 2012 fair, if nonrefundable deposit is not received on or before April 1, 2012. 4. All trailers, campers, trucks or other vehicles used for living purposes during the Miami County Fair must be parked in designated areas only. All camping sites will be numbered and window sticker with corresponding numbers will be issued only to person making application. Window stickers must be displayed in a conspicuous place. If Window sticker is not picked up at the Fair Office before Saturday, August 11, 2012 by noon, campsite will be forfeited the following year. 5. The first and last names of all occupants staying in the sleeping vehicles, camper, trailers, truck or etc, must be listed on the application. Person signing the application will be responsible for the names that appear on the application. If any camper is asked to leave the fairgrounds for violation of camping rules then all the people on the camper list will be subject to the same. They will forfeit their campsite for following fair. 6. Camping permits may be picked up in the Secretary’s office beginning July 28, 2012. Superintendents in charge will assist campers in locating their campsite. Campers must occupy their assigned space only.

7. Slide outs and awnings allowed if space is available. 8. Electric hook-ups are to be proper receptacles only and only one extension cord per camping unit. Use UL approved heavy-duty extension cord only. 9. All premises around camping units are to be kept clean and sanitary. Trash to be placed in barrel containers and no dumping of any holding tanks will be permitted. No throwing of trash in manure dumpsters. 10. No subletting of campsite permitted. 11. No vehicles permitted to park in camping area except to unload or load. 12. No continuous water hook up allowed. 13. No open fires permitted. 14. Alcoholic beverages allowed in designated areas only. 15. No horses allowed in camping area. 16. No dogs permitted. 17. All general rules in fair book will be enforced in camping area. 18. All NSF checks will have a $30 return check fee and could be subject to loss of campsite. 19. Anyone on the camping list must camp in the horse arena camping area for one (1) year before asking to be put on the list to be relocated. 20. Dump station will not be available for use until Thursday August 16th at 11:00 p.m. The Camping committee for the 2012 fair is as follows: Chairman Eric Wright 418-8770, Randy Wheaton 778-0764, and Joe Wood 773-0672.


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RIDES AND GAMES SCHEDULES Daily Ticket Specials $1.00 – Single Ticket $18.00 – 20 Tickets $15.00 bracelet good all day any day for 4-H members and Girl Scouts with Jr. Fair Pass Friday August 10, 2012 4:00 p.m. Rides/Games Open $18.00 bracelets – good all day and night Saturday August 11, 2012 12:00 p.m. Rides/Games Open $18.00 bracelets – good all day and night Sunday August 12, 2012 12:00 p.m. Rides/Games Open $18.00 bracelets – good all day and night Monday August 13, 2012 3:00 p.m. Rides/Games Open $15.00 bracelets – good all day and night Tuesday August 14, 2012 3:00 p.m. Rides/Games Open $15.00 bracelets – good all day and night Wednesday August 15, 2012 12:00 p.m. Ticket Box Open 1:00 p.m. Rides/Games Open $12.00 bracelets – good all day and night

All participants riding the rides must obey all rules set by Burton Brothers Amusements. This is for the safety of all involved. Burton Brothers Amusements is aptly named for the four sons of Roger and Janice Jessop Burton; Bradd, Benjamin, Bryce and Brent, who are all in business as owners with their parents. The 30 ride company carries a multitude of family games. Each member of the Burton family is also owner of independent ride and food services. The entire family has been raised in the carnival industry and are 5th generation concessionaires. The four Burton Brothers grew up on the family farm in Henry County, Indiana and were active in 4H, as their parents were active 4-H leaders, providing a solid understanding of the rural

aspects of county fairs and festivals. They all continued as adults in the concession business, buying independent rides until they combined all their knowledge into the carnival amusement ride service with a solid reputation. Our company is based on loyal, close family values and principles. Safety at Burton Brothers Amusements is a top priority. Prior to opening, each piece of equipment is carefully inspected by a skilled midway manager and a ride superintendent using an inspection checklist. Each winter, we work extensively repairing, repainting and refurbishing our equipment at our full service winter quarters facility in Shirley, Indiana. Each member of our family is certified NAARSO safety inspectors.

Miami County Fair Vendors

Vendors, Recycle Your Cardboard !

During the day, please keep your CLEAN cardboard for recycling. Please flatten the cartons and boxes. They will be picked up along with your trash.

Thursday August 16, 2012 3:00 p.m. Rides/Games Open $15.00 bracelets – good all day and night

RECYCLING AT THE FAIR! While you’re at the Miami County Fair this year, remember to recycle your empty plastic bottles and aluminum cans. Just look for the recycling containers throughout the midway and around the buildings. Why should you recycle? • Recycling conserves our valuable natural resources. • Recycling saves energy. • Recycling saves clean air and clean water. • Recycling saves landfill space. • Recycling can save money and create jobs. Last year, about a ton of materials were recycled. This year, let’s break that record!

Any type of clean cardboard or paperboard can be recycled.


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GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY PICTURE Wednesday, August 15th at 11:00 a.m. Located on the west side of Horticulture Hall with lunch being served at noon in the Entertainment Tent

HAND STAMP RULE No hand stamping at the gate before noon each day. If you are entering and leaving before noon, you must request a hand stamp at the time of entering the gate with your fair pass.

LODGING A PROTEST Any exhibitor who desires to lodge a protest with the Fairboard against another exhibitor’s livestock concerning a violation of rules and regulations must deposit with the Fairboard sufficient funds to cover the cost of any ex-validity or invalidity of the exhibitor’s protest, the cost of the test as determined by an accredited lab, plus a protest fee of One Hundred and 00/100 ($100.00) Dollars. In the event the testing results in a finding by the Fairboard that tampering has occurred, the protesting exhibitor shall be reimbursed for the test cost and the protest fee and the exhibitor found tampering hereby agrees to pay for and reimburse Fairboard for the cost of the testing and the exhibitor is subject to any other penalties as set forth in Section 4 of the 2012 Season/Ohio Livestock Tampering Exhibition Rules. If examinations or testing result in a finding by the Fairboard that there has been no tampering as set forth in Section 2, then the protesting exhibitor forfeits all sums deposited.

DANCE – DANCE – DANCE Jr. Fair Dance Wednesday, August 15, 2012 8:00 P.M. • Pence Building • Tony Gustin - DJ

NEW LOCATION: WEST OF MERCHANTS BUILDING

NEW FOR 2012: SEE THE LOCAL ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS OR VISIT THE HOME & GARDEN TENT Both of these areas will be located east of the Horticulture Hall

CHICKEN & PORK CHOP DINNER Sunday Sept 9th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to be held in the Duke Lungard Bldg. Contact a Board Member or call the Fair Office for tickets.


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SWIFTY SWINE PRODUCTIONS The little piggies spend their youth at the race track, but never fail to bring home the bacon. Their careers last a single season, before they eat themselves out of a job. Their known as the Swifty Swine Racing & Swimming Pigs. While some little piggies hang out in a muddy barn yard getting fat for their trip to the stockyards, Swifty Swine Productions, Racing Pigs are busy shaken the bacon around a 150 oval track at some the nations biggest fairs, festivals, and special events. These little porkers poind the turf at a blazing 15 mph, and all for an Oreo cookie. The winner gets the cookie, the loser gets the crumbs. Your audiences will go hog wild as little Swifty (the swimming pig) plunges into the tank in an effort to break the current world record. Surprising to some these little piggies travel 11 months a year and appear before millions of people. They criss-cross the country in their shiny red trailer equipped with amenities not found in any barnyard. These little superstars, enjoy such luxuries as air-conditioning, heating and their very own piggy potty. There’s even a color TV and stereo for the little piggies leisure time. They are bathed daily by their handlers, and while in training chow down or should we say pig-out on high protein peg pellets, keeping them in tip top condition. If this isn’t enough, they are visited promptly every 30 days by a veterinarian who checks them over from snout to tail and updates their travel documents. Their every need is attended to by their handlers who are at their side 24 hours a day. Watch for these exciting little porkers at your local fair. Swifty Swine Racing & Swimming Pigs, America’s cleanest and fastest pigs.

SANCTIONED OPEN MIXED HORSESHOE PITCHING TOURNAMENT Ladies & Men Pitchers Welcome $20.00 Entry Fee Entry Deadline: August 4, 2012 Open Tournament: Saturday & Sunday Aug. 11 and Aug. 12, 2012 Afternoon & Evening Send Entry to: Tom Kirk, 3960 Alcony-Conover Road Casstown OH 45312 857-9668 The Troy Horseshoe Club, its members and officers, Fair Board or Miami Co. Ag. Society will not be liable for any damage by accidents or injuries to any person or loss of any property.

Entertainment Tent Schedule

Friday August 10 7:00 p.m. The Broken Lights Saturday August 11 3:00 p.m. Spittin’ Image 5:30 p.m. Rum River Blend Sunday August 12 1:00 p.m. Gospel Fest Monday August 13 12: 00 to 4: 00 p.m. Antique Appraisal Show 7:00 p.m. Melody Men Chorus Tuesday August 14 7:00 p.m. Rock Island Plow Co. Wednesday August 15 10:00 a.m. Ronald McDonald 1:30 p.m. Mike Hemmelgarn 4:00 p.m. The Classics 7:00 p.m. The Kate Hasting Band Thursday August 16 7:00 p.m. Higgins Madewell


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Entertainment SPITTIN’ IMAGE Identical twin brothers who love to sing and play their instruments as much as they love to entertain an audience. Intertwining wonderful vocal ability with excellent musicianship, and mixing it all with comedy, audience participation, and a high energy show. Top 40 and classic country mixed with classic rock and roll is the music they love to perform. But, the twins also enjoy singing gospel and pop standards from the20’s, 30’s and 40’s. Blain and Brian Swabb were born and raised, and still live in Greenville, Ohio, Darke County. They started picking their instruments at a young age, and by the time they turned 13 years old the twins formed their first group. At 14 years old they were performing most weekends. After graduating from high school, the two traveled the Midwest playing the hotel and resort circuit. After

8 years on the road, they came back to their hometown to own, operate, and perform in their nightclub, “My Brother’s Place”, which they had for 15 years. In 1998, the twins went back out on the road, and now average over 500 shows per year. They cover most of Ohio and surrounding states. Spittin’ Image is two of the most versatile, fun-loving, enthusiastic performers you’ve ever seen. With extensive and outstanding musical skills and a terrific variety of fine-tuned comedy routines, Spittin’ Image will surprise and delight your audience. Brian does most of the lead vocals and also adds the harmony to the sound. He is a wonderful guitar player and probably knows a million chords. Besides sequencing all the added background instrumentation (drums, bass, piano, etc…), he is the emcee for the group. Blain is the oldest twin (by 26 minutes). He can play the heck out of his Gibson 8-string mandolin, but is equally at home on his custom made 5-stringmandolin. When he’s not playing the mandolin he is playing his harmonicas or adding his vocal talents. He also has a love of doing pantomimes.

THE BROKEN LIGHTS The Broken Lights formed in July 2010, taking their name from a lyric in The Beatles' "Across the Universe." The band has entertained at many Miami Valley area venues, including McGuffey's House of Rock and the Tipp City Mum Festival. Their specialty is covering classic rock from the 1970s and 1980s, and writing and performing their own rock originals infused with a touch of the blues. The Broken Lights recently cut a demo CD of six original songs written by the band members: Tyler Cochran (guitar & vocals, age 19, Vandalia, OH), Andy Uzzel (bass, age 16, Tipp City, OH), and Zach Grove (drums, age 18, Vandalia, OH).

NEW! ANTIQUE APPRAISAL SHOW Bring up to two (2) collectables and have appraised by a panel of well known Miami County Auctioneers: Bob Honeyman, Scott Pence Jerry Stichter and others For a $5.00 fee per item find out the estimated value. Monday August 13th 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. • Entertainment Tent

THE CLASSICS The Classics are a vocal quartet from Darke County, Ohio. Specializing in performing 50's and 60's music, their unique harmony and comedic antics have entertained audiences since 1993. Their shows mix "Rock and Roll" and "Doo Wop" with beautiful Ballads.


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MELODY MEN CHORUS RUM RIVER BLEND Rum River Blend, based in Troy, Ohio bill themselves as 'Unprofessional Entertainment'! The band takes its name from the Rum River that flows through Linda's hometown of Milaca, Minnesota. They perform a blend of traditional bluegrass, folk, Gospel and children's songs. The audience is encouraged to join in on the fun as kazoos, spoons, washboards, and various other noise making instruments are often passed out to the crowd. Linda Tatarian, the 'leader of the band' plays 5-string banjo and sings like a good Minnesotan should. Chris Tatarian plays rhythm guitar and sings back-up vocals in a California style that only he knows. Chris and Linda are the "roots" of Rum River Blend and have played together since 1992. After moving to Ohio in 2000, they have played with a variety of talented musicians. The bass beat for the band is provided by Mr. ’Smiling’ Bill Benning, playing acoustic/electric bass guitar. Bill plays with a flair developed over time playing a wide variety of musical types with many different bands. Mr. Carl Phillis joins us on fiddle. Carl has years of professional musical experience, having played with most bands and orchestras in the area at one time or another. He is the 1948 Ohio State Fiddle Champion, and is a professor of Bluegrass Fiddle Music at Sinclair College in Dayton. His fiddle playing brings a new level of energy and a host of new songs to the band. On special occasions, RRB is joined by Mark Acton with harmonious vocals and Mandolin. Put 'em all together and the result is music that makes you want to tap your foot and sing along! Rum River Blend appears regularly at the Hotel Gallery in Tipp City, and the 2nd Street Public Market in Dayton. In addition, they play at various local events including the Troy Strawberry Festival, private parties, schools and retirement homes. Rum River Blend can be contacted by phone at: 937440-9834. Rum River Blend produces and Hosts the Annual Tunes In The Trees Festival held at the Brukner Nature Center in Troy, OH.

The “Melody Men Chorus” consists of over 50 men from all walks of life who share a common love for singing barbershop style harmony. Our Music Director is Mr. Richard Baker, who is assisted by assistant directors Bob Moore and Brian Phillips. Our Chapter’s President is Nathan Walters. The Miami-Shelby Chapter of The Barbershop Harmony Society has an annual show in the fall at Troy High School.

ROCK ISLAND PLOW CO. This Bluegrass group was formed in 2004 with a group of veteran musicians. Each member has an extensive musical background which includes rock-n-roll, country and bluegrass music. This variety of talent has formed a strong foundation for the highenergy technical music that they play together today. With a strong commitment for maintaining the classic bluegrass style performed by Flatt and Scruggs and Bill Monroe in the early days of bluegrass, coupled with the interest in newer bluegrass music written for today’s audience. The group strives to revitalize listeners to those songs which may have been forgotten since the early days of bluegrass, and make them once again the favorites of fans as they were in former days. At the same time, they respect where bluegrass is today and perform favorites from such groups as The Lonesome River Band and Country Gentlemen.


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Entertainment HIGGINS-MADEWELL

THE KATE HASTING BAND

A career in Country Music didn’t even seem like a possibility for aspiring artist, Kate Hasting. Growing up in the small town of New Carlisle, Ohio, Kate had always been active in any type of performing the community had to offer—but the bright lights of Nashville seemed just a little too far out of reach. “Most people around here stay around here. Why wouldn’t they? This area has everything you need. I love the small town feeling of knowing my way around and knowing everyone,” Kate reflects, “I guess the thought of leaving New Carlisle or my family to further my love for writing and singing seemed a little far-fetched”.

The music of HigginsMadewell is a combination of strong vocals, acoustic guitar and heartfelt original lyrics that is difficult to classify as one specific genre. Their original music, for example, ranges from the country sound of their very popular "Like a Stone" and "Little Things" to the bluesy/folky sounds of "Livin Blue" and "Voice For the Children." Their music appeals to a broad range of people and their fan base spans from teens to retirees. Their stage compatibility and humor is often compared to Johnny Cash and June Carter. Both artists have dedicated their careers to music, have a broad background of musical experience, and in previous bands have opened for national acts including The Plain White T's, Rick Derringer, Firehouse, The Tubes, XYZ, Shotgun Messiah, Baton Rouge, Lillian Axe, White Trash, Hurricane, and Metal Church. Their influences include AC/DC, Sheryl Crow, Johnny Cash, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Beth Hart. This may sound like a strange combination, but once you've seen them perform it makes perfect sense! Their versatility, professionalism, dedication and genuine love for the audience are very apparent. Erin Higgins' incredible vocal range allows her to cover everything from the low register of Billy Joel's "Piano Man" to Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit" and Guns N' Roses "Sweet Child o' Mine," then seamlessly flow into a performance of "Me & Bobby McGee" that will leave you stunned. In addition she plays acoustic guitar and harmonica (she is also quite the fiddler/violinist!). She's been performing live for more than 15 years. Jeff Madewell has performed in live bands since the age of 16. After winning a battle with Cancer and the loss of the majority of his vision at 19, he dedicated himself solely to music and the music industry. He managed several of his former bands including "Madewell," who opened for national acts, received radio airplay and traveled and performed at a multi-state level. He recorded and produced the Higgins-Madewell CD "Spider Bite" at his production studio as well as his former band Love Junkie's CD "Is This Us?." Both are solid evidence of his musical skill and understanding, and his commitment to quality sounding music. Their new CD, Sweet Medicine, released May 14, 2011 at Hobart Arena in Troy, OH, is currently seeing a lot of success both at a local and national level.

MIKE HEMMELGARN Mike has been fascinated with the art of ventriloquism since the age of eight and juggling since the age of sixteen. He went door-to-door selling newspaper subscriptions to earn enough money to purchase his first "dummy", a hard wood puppet named "Bob". Bob is now in retirement and Mike uses mostly sculpted foam and latex puppets. He first learned to juggle with tennis balls and has evolved to bowling balls, knives, machetes, torches and other ridiculous things! Finally, magic and balloon sculpting were incorporated to compliment one of the most unique acts in the business. Since graduating from Wright-State University in Dayton, OH. Mike has performed at thousands of Corporate Events, Schools, Libraries, Fairs & Festivals, and Theatres. Mike, his lovely (and very fortunate) wife, and three children happily reside in Springboro, OH.


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Entertainment GRANDSTAND ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE Friday, August 10 12:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies 7:00 p.m. Tractor Pull Grandstands $5.00, Pit Passes Saturday, August 11 8:00 p.m. Hunter Hayes Concert Track $18.00, Grandstands Sunday, August 12 7:00 p.m. Pig and Calf Scramble Monday, August 13 6:30 p.m. Harness Racing Tuesday, August 14 6:30 p.m. Harness Racing Wednesday, August 15 1:00 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull 6:00 p.m. Salute to Veterans Dusk Balloon Glow Thursday, August 16 7:30 p.m. Demolition Derby Grandstand $5.00, Pit Passes

Free $10.00

COME AND SHARE IN THE EXCITEMENT OF HARNESS RACING HORSE RACING MONDAY – POST TIME 6:30 p.m. HORSE RACING TUESDAY – POST TIME 6:30 p.m. FREE ADMISSION TO THE GRANDSTAND

$12.00

BETTING UNDER THE GRANDSTAND AND AT SOUTH END OF THE TRACK

$1.00 MAKE YOUR SELECTION AND CHEER YOUR HORSE HOME!

Free Free Free Free Free

$15.00

TOUR THE RACE HORSE BARNS AND CONGRATULATE YOUR WINNER IN PERSON $2 minimum wager. Win, Place, Show, daily double, quinella, exacta, and trifecta wagering is available. Types of bets explained in the race program.

2011 HORSE RACING PROGRAM DONORS Doug Macy Gem Air Controls Indiana Premier Yearling Sale John Hubbell

John Legros Neal Clark Ted Black Troy Ford

2011 HORSE RACING AD DONORS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 @ 7:00 p.m. THE DARKE COUNTY TRACTOR PULLERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS 8,000 LB 2.6 DIESEL 4X4 TRUCKS 5,800 LB HOT RODS 8,000 LB 2.5 WORK STOCK DIESEL TRUCKS 6,200 LB 4X4 ALT. GAS TRUCKS 9,000 LB ALT. FARM STOCK 3250 RPM'S $1500.00 PURSE PER CLASS GRANDSTANDS - $5.00 PIT PASS - $10.00 ALL CLASSES WILL BE DCTPA POINTS CLASSES GO TO http://www.dctpa.com/ FOR MORE DETAILS AND CLASS RULES

Action Tire Baird Funeral Home Big Dee’s Tack & Vet Supplies Blooded Horse Sales Company CoriGraphics Covington FOE Aerie 3998 Cyn-Sational Barbers Darke County Veterinary Service Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home Hamler Gingrich Insurance

Huntington Bank Koverman Dickerson Insurance Midland Acres Monroe Federal Roth & Company Stanley Steemer The Francis Agency Tony’s Bada Bing Troy Eagles Miami Aerie 971 Troy Ford White-Allen Chevrolet

2011 HORSE RACING BLANKET DONORS Baird Funeral Home Bruce Myers Family David & Misty Miller Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home Lebanon Raceway Miami County Commissioners Miami Valley Feed & Grain Rudy Inc. Seaman Transmission and

Exhaust Stonyridge Veterinary Service The Morgan Family Thompson’s Thoroughbreds Troy Fish & Game Club Troy Ford Troy-Tipp Lawn Equipment Troy VFW Post 5436


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Among the many extraordinary things about Hunter Hayes, the multi-talented musician, writer, producer and performer, perhaps what is most astonishing is that in truth, he’s just getting started. And it is that fact which holds the promise of Hunter Hayes becoming one of the most significant musical talents to emerge, not just from Nashville, but from anywhere, in a long, long time. Already, he has accomplishments beyond most musicians wildest dreams: Singing “Jambalaya” with Hank Williams Jr. in front of 200,000 people (15 million YouTube views) at the age of four; appearing with Robert Duvall (who gave Hunter his first guitar) in “The Apostle” at the age of six; playing with Johnny and June Cash, and Charlie Daniels at a BBQ; performing for President Clinton and many more. You might say that he’s lived a charmed life. But those experiences are simply the natural result of Hunter’s prodigal talent, one that’s been there from the beginning as though a gift from God, and one that he’s always conscious to be in service to. Having moved to Nashville three years ago, Hunter was quickly signed to Universal Music Publishing Group where he has co-written songs for Rascal Flatts and Montgomery Gentry. At the same time, he was introduced to Atlantic Records’ Chairman/CEO and music visionary Craig Kallman, who he signed with at Atlantic Records.“I’m blessed to be surrounded by people who appreciate music and support what I do.” Born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, Hunter has been making music since about the time he learned to walk. As he recounts, “By the time I was almost two, I was picking up everything and making an instrument out of it. My grandmother gave me a toy accordion for my second birthday and I immediately began picking up Cajun songs by ear from the radio.” While both of Hunter’s parents are music lovers, neither are musicians, so as he says, “The way I picked up music was out of left field, but, I suppose, a pleasant surprise for them.” For the Hayes’, most Friday night’s in the early part of Hunter’s childhood were spent at a Cajun restaurant a couple of blocks from their home that featured live music, and it was there where Hunter joined his first band at the age of four, first as the accordionist, and then as the front man at the age of five.

Taking up guitar at the age of 6, Hunter’s ability to pick up instruments (including bass guitar, drums, keyboards, and more) became evident. He says, “I’ve never had the patience to sit down and learn from anyone. So with the guitar, and with every subsequent instrument and piece of studio equipment, it’s been a process of experimentation – pressing every button I can.” Songwriting, too, has been a constant undertaking of Hunter’s. “I wrote my first song at 6,” he recalls, “I spent every day with the guitar and I just made up songs.” Hunter’s songwriting has been informed by an eclectic grouping of influences. “When I was really young, Garth Brooks was enormous, and I was a huge fan. I always loved LeAnn Rimes and especially Clint Black for his soulfulness. As I’ve gotten older, my influences have broadened – John Mayer, Michael Buble, Stevie Wonder, Keith Urban, Stevie Ray Vaughn, the Beatles – all of these artists have somehow been a part of my development as a songwriter.” Like playing and songwriting, performing has become almost second nature to Hunter who, in just his short life, has shared the stage with the likes of Taylor Swift, Hank Williams, Jr., Brad Paisley, Trace Adkins, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum . “I’ve been doing at least thirty dates a year for the past fifteen years. I’ve done a lot of the festivals several times and built up relationships with the people that go every year.” Now Hunter, in the producer’s chair with Dann Huff (Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Trace Adkins) releases his self-titled Atlantic Records debut album. “I’ve released independent records before, but this feels like the first real record – with the high stakes,” he says excitedly. For Hunter, even with those high stakes, he was committed to doing it his way – “playing everything on the album, having fun and experimenting,” he stops, and then says with a smile, “I literally lived in the studio.” The expectations may be high, but no one has set higher expectations and ambitions for his music than

Hunter himself. He declares, “I hope people half my age and twice my age will listen to my music – I want it to live forever and for my audience to feel like they have a friend in my music.” He continues, “Music is a spirit. It heals. It’s an amazing thing to be loved and appreciated, and sometimes, music has not just been my best friend, it’s been my only friend.” In 2011, Hunter released his debut album, toured with superstar Taylor Swift, kicked-off his first ever headlining tour, made his national network television debut on CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman and made his Grand Ole Opry debut. The world at large now has the opportunity to see this prodigiously talented artist, a young man who respects the gift his talent is, and has already learned how to give it the honor it commands. He says, “I’ve been lucky as a kid. I’ve met some of the greats, and whether it’s Johnny and June (Cash), Charlie Daniels or Brad Paisley, you could sense they were in it for the love of the music. That was the thing I took away from every single one of those people.” “I don’t know if I’m worthy of being considered of ‘carrying the torch,’ but I would love to be told that by somebody someday. A lot of the decisions I make are from answering the question ‘are we doing it for the right reasons?’ I want people to say about me, ‘I know he’s making music because he loves it.’”


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Entertainment DEMOLITION DERBY THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 @ 7:30 PM MIAMI COUNTY FAIR, TROY, OH BACK TO BACK SHOW CARS - 80 AND NEWER COUNTY FAIR CLASS 80 AND NEWER SEMI STOCK MINI CARS MODIFIED CARS MODIFIED MOWERS THE FEATURE EVENT WILL PAY 1ST - $1000.00 2ND - $200.00 3RD - $100.00 ALL PAYOUTS ARE PRO RATED BASED ON 30 CAR MINIMUM

GRANDSTANDS - $5.00 PIT PASS - $15.00 GO TO http://www.backtobackpromotions.com/ FOR MORE DETAILS AND CAR BUILDING RULES

Pig and Calf Scramble Sunday, August 12th ʹ 7:00PM In Front of the GRANDSTAND Admission $1.00

Entries Close On July 28th, 2012 Open to all Miami County Junior Fair Exhibitors Cash or prizes to be awarded for all Species and age groups. Anyone entering this contest must file completed entry forms on or before July 28th, 2012 Along with a signed waiver from both parents. Rules and entry forms May be picked up at the Miami County Fair Office or downloaded from www.miamicountyohiofair.com Calf Scramble: Ages 14 and older and limited to the first 36 completed entries. Pig Scramble: Ages 11-13 and limited to the first 36 completed entries. Goat Scramble: Ages 8-10 and limited to the first 36 completed entries. Chicken Chase: Ages 7 and under. Unlimited entries accepted up to the beginning of the show. Senior Division: 19 and up. Not in 4-H. Entries Limited to the first 12 Entries at $20.00 each.

All Prizes will be based on fastest times recorded in each heat. Calf Scramble: 1st Place $200.00 ʹ 2nd Place $100.00 Heat Winners 1st Place $50.00 ʹ 2nd Place $25.00 Pig Scramble: 1st Place $150.00 ʹ 2nd Place $75.00 Heat Winners 1st Place $40.00 ʹ 2nd Place $20.00 Goat Scramble: 1st Place $100.00 ʹ 2nd Place $50.00 Heat Winners 1st Place $30.00 ʹ 2nd Place $15.00 Chicken Chase: Prizes to be determined.


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Entertainment MIAMI COUNTY FAIR BAND SPECTACULAR Wednesday, August 15th 7:30 pm Grandstand The Miami County Band Directors and the Miami County Fair invite you to their annual “Band Spectacular” on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 7:30 pm. This free show will follow the “Salute to Veterans” ceremony in the Grandstand. This very popular performance by some of the best high school bands in Miami County is a must-see event for fair goers. This is a perfect opportunity to come out and support your school and show your appreciation for these very talented kids. The Miami County Fair is extremely proud to have these area bands be part of our quality entertainment line-up.

KIDDIE TRACTOR PULL Wednesday August 15th 1:00 p.m. in the Grandstand

OPENING CEREMONY Friday, August 10th at 12:00 p.m. Grandstands – Free

Release and Entry Form For Scramble And Chase We__________________________ and __________________________ give our permission for (Father/ Guardians Name)

(Mother/ Guardians Name)

our Child _____________________________ to participate in the Miami County Fair Pig, Calf (Applicant/ Childs Name)

and Goat Scramble or Chicken Chase on August 12, 2012. We also agree not to hold any person or company, individually or collectively responsible for any accident or injury suffered by our child while participating in any of the events. All Entries must have this signed authorization to be valid. Name__________________________________________ Signed: ____________________ (Father/ Guardians Name / Date)

____________________ (Mother/ Guardians Name / Date)

____________________ (Applicant/ Childs Name / Date)

Age as of January 1st 2012__________________________ Year in School Starting Fall 2012_____________________ School Attending_________________________________ Address_________________________________________ City_______________ Zip________Phone_____________


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Entertainment SALUTE TO VETERANS Wednesday, August 15, 2012 5:30 p.m. Grandstand Entertainment by Troy High School Band 6:00 Presentation of Colors by the West Milton American Legion Post #487 Honor Guard National Anthem by The Troy Strawberry Festival Choir Inspirational Speaker Military Medley-Troy High School Band and Crystal Ganger and the future of Miami County Horsemen Taps by Scott Grigsby Balloon Launch “Band Spectacular” Balloon Glow The Miami County Agricultural Society is proud to announce our line-up for the “Salute to Veterans” ceremony. Beginning at 5:30, the Troy High School Band under the direction of Kathy McIntosh, Director of Bands, will entertain the crowd as they

arrive. Promptly at 6:00, the ceremonial portion of the evening will begin with the presentation of colors by the West Milton American Legion Post #487, the singing of the National Anthem by the Troy Strawberry Festival Choir and the Pledge of Allegiance lead by Matthew Schimmoller, President of the Junior Fair Board. A very solemn presentation will take place with Stephan Larck, President and Founder of the Miami Valley Veterans Museum. Stephen will present an artifact from the World Trade Center that has been donated to the Miami Valley Veterans Museum by the Port Authority in New York City. It will be presented in a memorial display case designed and built by veterans from the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology and will replicate the Twin Towers. This year’s featured speaker will be James Miller, recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service in Vietnam. Jim will be honored with an introduction by State Representative Richard Adams of the 79th District. Following the speaker, the Troy High School Band will perform a military medley while Crystal Ganger and the future of Miami County Horsemen will show their skillful riding and present the rider less horse in memory of those who lost their life in duty to our country. Back by popular demand will be an exciting Balloon Launch featuring Bella Balloons, a local balloon ride company who operates 5 ride and advertising balloons in the Dayton and Cincinnati area. A total of five hot air balloons will launch immediately following the ceremony (weather permitting), then return to the infield at dusk for a beautiful “Balloon Glow”. Fair goers are encouraged to come to the infield and view the balloon glow up close. Bella Balloons is pleased to be part of the Veterans Ceremony at the 2012 Miami County Fair! The Miami County “Salute to Veteran’s” Ceremony is sponsored by Unity National Bank and Jim Taylor’s Troy Ford.


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HORTICULTURE HALL – AMATEUR – DEPT. 200 Superintendents: Chairman Shelly Davis, Dan Niswonger 2012 HORTICULTURE HALL GUIDELINES: Fair Pass required for entry. Types of Fair Passes include: Miami Co. Ag. Soc. Membership, Exhibitors, Miami Co. 50th Anniversary, VIP, Jr. Fair Exhibitor, Boosters Membership, Season, and Concessionaires. Pass must be presented at time of entry form drop off or purchase of $15 exhibitor pass will be required. Entries are free for Miami Co. Ag. Soc. Members and children 8 & under. Entry forms accepted through July 27, during Secretary Office hours. Entry forms accepted July 28 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. All entries received July 28th and prior are $1.00 per entry. Entry forms are available at the Secretary’s Office or online at HYPERLINK "http://www.miamicountyohiofair.com" www.miamicountyohiofair.com. Entry forms will also be accepted on Thursday, August 9 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entry fee is $2.00 per entry. Entries must be in name of owner. Drop Off - All Horticulture Hall Exhibits must be tagged at the Secretary’s Office on Thursday, August 9 from 1 pm. To 8 p.m. Exhibits will be transported by owner to Horticultural Hall Exhibitors may enter one entry per each item in a class. Classes are for amateurs who derive less than 25% of their income from the associated craft. Horticulture Hall will be closed for judging on Friday, August 10th until approx. 1 p.m. Exhibit Preparation – no labels to be attached to front of jar All precautions will be taken to protect exhibits, but management cannot be held responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen entries. Premiums - $3.00 for first place and $2.00 for second place. First, Second and Third place ribbons will be given in every item category as the number of entries allow. Best of Show winners will receive a rosette without additional premiums. All articles without competition will be awarded first place, only if in the opinion of the judge, said articles are worthy. All judges’ decisions are final. Horticulture Premiums will be available in the Secretary’s Office after 12 p.m. on Saturday, August 11th through August 16th at 5 p.m. Must have claim ticket to pick up premiums. Premiums will also be available during exhibit pick up in the Horticulture Hall on Thursday, August 16th. Any premium money not picked up by August 31, 2012 will be forfeited. Awards Ceremony for Rosette and Golden Trowel Award winners will be held Sunday, August 12 at 4 p.m. between the Art and Horticulture Halls. Group photo of the winners will be taken immediately after pres-

entation. Release of articles on Thursday, August 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entry ticket will be required for release of articles. No exceptions - Nothing is to leave the building prior to 6 p.m. Early removal of any exhibit will forfeit the right to enter into the 2013 Horticulture Hall. All unclaimed items can be picked up at the Secretary’s Office during regular business hours. Unclaimed items not picked up by August 31, 2012 will not be returned and will be donated or discarded. Horticulture Hall Chair and Committee reserve the right to reject any article that does not meet the rules herein. Special Recognitions THE GOLDEN TROWEL AWARD Awarded to Honor an Outstanding Horticulturist and sponsored by Myer’s Farms. No additional entry is required to be considered for this award. Award cannot be won by same person in consecutive years. However, you must exhibit in each of these classes: 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 208, 210, 229, 230 and 231. Points will be awarded for each placing in the preceding classes. Judging Criteria is on Presentation, Creativity, Design in relation to container, Originality and Condition of materials. The person with the highest total of points will be declared the winner. Explanation of point system may be picked up at the Secretary’s Office. CLASS 201 - FLOWERS After the flowers have been judged, you MUST WATER and SUBSTITUTE with fresh flowers throughout fair week as to make the display presentable. These arrangements must be fresh flowers and foliage: The container must be appropriate and will be judged as such. All fresh flowers must be used in display unless otherwise stated. 1. Flower arrangement with fruit 2. Arrangement using unusual container 3. Arrangement with 7 flowers 4. Arrangement using zinnias 5. Arrangement in a basket 6. Arrangement using a childhood toy (maximum length, 10") 7. Arrangement suitable for picnic table 8. Miniature arrangement 9. Arrangement using roadside material 10. Arrangement using everything green 11. Arrangement using dried material 12. Arrangement using marigolds 13.Arrangement for Special Occasion (theme of Mother’s Day, Birthday, 50th Wedding Anniversary, Patriotic, etc.) 14. Arrangement using a bird house 15. Hybrid Tea Rose named, one bloom, disbudded with foliage attached 16. Any other rose, named, one bloom, disbudded with foliage attached. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 202 - POTTED PLANTS 1. Cactus (single)

2. Snake plant (mother-in-law tongue) 3. African Violet (Single) (Bloom) 4. Vining plant (any variety, named, including Philodendron) 5. Fern (any variety, named) 6. Geranium (Single) 7. Geranium (Multiple) 8. Unusual potted plant (named) 9. Best blooming plant (named) 10. Best foliage plant (named) 11. Any other flowering plant, not listed (named) 12. Hanging Plants (any variety, named, including spider, wandering Jew, Spanish Ivy, etc.) 13. Any other hanging plant (named) 14. Terrarium – maximum size 12” Best of Show Rosette CLASS 203 – WASH TUB GARDEN PLANTER Minimum of 7 different kinds of Garden Vegetable Plants. Judged on foliage color, quality of leaves plant condition and stairstepping of plants. Planting plan with names of plants also required. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 204 – OUTDOOR CONTAINER GARDEN The container must contain a VARIETY of live plants which have been arranged and planted by the exhibitor. Exhibitors must water and groom their entries throughout the week. 1. Unique containers (theme, unusual, whimsical, painted) 2. Large containers (20” or larger) 3. Small containers (under 20”) 4. Hanging containers (any container that requires hanging from a hook) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 205 - LARGE CONTAINER HERB GARDEN 1. Container size 20"- 24" only with 5 or more Natural Herbs and must have name of plants in or on the display. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 206 - SMALL CONTAINER OF COOKING OR SCENTED HERBS 1. 3 small 6"-8" pots of Cooking Herbs and have the name of plants in or on display. 2. One single 6"-8" pot with Scented Herb and have the name of the plant in or on display. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 208 - VEGETABLES Variety must be named on or in the display. Will Be Judged on Table Quality. No oil on vegetables permitted. 1. Plate of 5 red beets 2. Plate of 5 cucumbers 3. Plate of 5 carrots 4. Plate of at least 18 green pod beans (not dry) 5. Plate of at least 18 yellow wax beans (not dry) 6. Plate of at least 18 lima beans in pod (not dry) 7. One head of round cabbage


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HORTICULTURE HALL – AMATEUR – DEPT. 200 8. One head of flat cabbage 9. One head of red cabbage 10. One acorn squash 11. One white scallop squash 12. One zucchini squash 13. One crookneck squash 14. One butternut squash 15. One pie pumpkin 16. One common field pumpkin 17. One head of cauliflower (wrap in clear plastic) 18. Plate of 5 kohlrabi 19. Plate of 5 okra 20. Plate of 5 green bell peppers 21. Plate of 5 red bell peppers 22. Plate of 5 hot peppers 23. Plate of 5 yellow peppers 24. Plate of 5 banana peppers 25. Plate of 5 red tomatoes 26. Plate of 10 cherry tomatoes 27. Plate of 5 yellow tomatoes 28. Plate of 5 Big Boy tomatoes 29. Plate of 5 Roma tomatoes 30. Plate of 5 Pink Tomatoes (any variety, named) 31. Plate of 5 Tomatoes (any variety, named) 32. Best Display of Tomatoes – must display minimum of 4 varieties and maximum of 6. 33. One Eggplant 34. Plate of 5 sweet Spanish onions 35. Plate of 5 Bermuda onions 36. Plate of 5 bottle onions 37. Plate of 5 white onions 38. Plate of 5 yellow onions 39. Plate of 5 red onions 40. Plate of 5 Green bunching onions 41. Plate of 5 garlic bulbs 42. Plate of 5 stalks of rhubarb 43. One mature celery plant 44. One head of lettuce 45. Five ears of yellow sweet corn 46. Five ears of white sweet corn 47. Five ears of Bi-color sweet corn 48. Plate of 5 Irish Cobbler potatoes 49. Plate of 5 Yukon Gold potatoes 50. Plate of 5 Kennebec potatoes 51. Plate of 5 Pontiac potatoes 52. One Sweet Potato (any variety, named) 53. Plate of 5 any other variety potatoes (any variety, named) 54. Plate of 5 turnips 55. Plate of 5 radishes Best of Show Rosette CLASS 209 - LARGEST FARM PRODUCTS Display must be in good condition. Produce judged on weight, size, quality and/or condition. Variety must be named. 1. Largest potato, weight and condition 2. Largest tomato, weight and condition 3. Largest cucumber, weight and condition 4. Largest pumpkin, judged as to size, weight & quality. 5. Largest squash, judged as to size, weight & quality. 6. Largest Zucchini judged as to size and weight

7. Largest head of cabbage, judged as to size & weight 8. Largest table beet 9. Largest carrot 10. Largest onion, judged as to size & weight 11. Largest sunflower head 12. Tallest stalk of corn with ear, any variety (roots to be in a 5 gallon bucket) 13. Tallest sunflower stalk, complete with bloom (roots to be in a 5 gallon bucket) 14. Best single agricultural oddity Best of Show Rosette CLASS 210 - VEGETABLE DISPLAY Judging Criteria: Attractiveness, Selection, and Quality 1. Display of vegetables with other materials or flowers, in unusual container. Maximum space of 36 inches. 2. Ten different vegetables (one of each kind) displayed on a tray (up to 18 inches square), equaling a total of ten things only on tray. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 211 – DECORATED PUMPKIN OR VEGETABLE 1. Best Decorated Pumpkin 2. A Vegetable Face, head and features all made up from vegetables Best of Show Rosette CLASS 214 - GOURDS 1. Display of gourds in suitable container. Current year crop. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 217 - FRUIT APPLES 1. Plate of 5 Granny Smith 2. Plate of 5 Stayman Winesap 3. Plate of 5 Grimes Golden 4. Plate of 5 Macintosh 5. Plate of 5 Jonathan 6. Plate of 5 Golden Delicious 7. Plate of 5 Red Delicious 8. Plate of 5 Lodi 9. Plate of 5 Wealthy 10. Plate of 5 Crab Apples 11. Plate of 5 of any other variety (named) 12. Display of Apples (5 each of 3 different varieties) to be displayed on a tray. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 218 - FRUIT 1. Plate of 5 Peaches 2. Plate of any variety 5 Pears (named) 3. Plate of any variety 5 Plums (named) 4. Plate of Concord grapes 5. Plate of Niagara grapes 6. Plate of any variety 5 bunches Grapes (named) 7. Muskmelon 8. Watermelon 9. Plate of any other variety Melons (named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 221 - JAMS & JELLIES Must be displayed in a 1 pint jars. No paraffin accepted. 1. Apple jelly 2. Black Raspberry Jelly 3. Blackberry Jelly 4. Grape Jelly 5. Any other variety Jelly (named)

6. Strawberry Jam 7. Red Raspberry Jam 8. Blackberry Jam 9. Any other variety Jam (named) 10. Apple Butter 11. Any other variety Fruit Butter (named) 12. Any other variety Preserves (named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 222 - CANNED FRUITS Canned in 1 pint jar 1. Cherries (sour or pie) 2. Bing Cherries 3. Peaches 4. Pears 5. Applesauce 6. Black Raspberries 7. Any other variety canned fruits, properly named Best of Show Rosette CLASS 223 - CANNED VEGETABLES and MEATS Canned in 1 pint jar 1. Green Beans Whole 2. Green Beans Snapped 3. Wax Beans 4. Corn 5. Carrots 6. Beets 7. Tomatoes 8. Potatoes 9. Sauerkraut 10. Any other variety canned vegetables, properly named 11. Canned Beef 12. Canned pork 13. Any other variety canned meat (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 224 - PICKLES, RELISHES and SAUCES Canned in 1 pint jar 1. Dill Pickles 2. Bread & Butter Pickles 3. Sweet Pickles 4. Chunk Pickles 5. Tomato Ketchup 6. Spaghetti Sauce 7. Chili Sauce 8. Salsa 9. Pickled Watermelon 10. Pickled Beets 11. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 225 - CANNED GOODS DISPLAY 1. Display consisting of 1 pint jar each, representing Class 221, 222, 223 and 224 on tray up to 18 inches square. CLASS 229 - WHEEL BARROW PLANTER 3 cubic foot of planted wheel barrow – Consist of 10 named perennials, may also have bedding plants and foliage. Best if planted two to three months prior to fair. Attach photos showing minimum of two months of growing (June-July-August). Planting plan with names of plants also required.


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HORTICULTURE HALL – AMATEUR – DEPT. 200 CLASS 230 - GARDEN MAILBOX DISPLAY 1. One official size mailbox on a 4x4 post with other materials or flowers. Maximum space of 4'x4'x6'. CLASS 231 - SCARECROW DISPLAY 1. Single scarecrow displayed with other materials or flowers. Maximum space of 4'x4' CLASS 233 - GRAIN IN SHEAVES Judged on the quality of grain 1. Oats, named, in sheaf to be 2" in diameter 2. Wheat, named, in sheaf to be 2" in diameter 3. Soybeans, 6 stalks per bunch named CLASS 234 - GRAINS All Small Grains Must Be Displayed In Clear Quart Glass Jars with screw top lid. Corn, Soybeans to be 2011 Crop Hay, Wheat & Oats - 2012 Crop 1. Six ears of Hybrid, any variety (named) 2011 crop 2. Six ears of Hybrid, any variety (named) 2012 crop 3. One jar of any variety hybrid shell corn (named) 4. Five ears Decorative Corn (Indian Corn) 5. Five ears of Yellow Popcorn (not hybrid)

6. Five ears of White Popcorn (not hybrid) 10. One jar of any variety Wheat (named) 11. One jar of Oats, any variety (named) 12. One jar of Clover Seed (red) 13. One jar of Timothy Seed 14. One jar of Soybeans any variety (named) CLASS 235 - HAY Judged on the quality of hay. One slice, 6" thick. 1. Alfalfa Hay 2. Mixed Hay 3. Grass Hay 4. Clover Hay 5. Timothy Hay Best of Show Rosette CLASS 236 - HOBBIES - YOUTH AGES 14 to 18 1. Farm Display, limit to 24 in x 24 in. May use grain, seeds, and farm toys Best of Show Rosette CLASS 237 - HOBBIES - YOUTH Ages 9 to 13 1. Farm Display, limit to 24 in x 24 in. May use grain, seeds, and farm toys Best of Show Rosette CLASS 238 - HOBBIES - YOUTH Ages 8 and Under 1. Farm Display, limit to 24 in x 24 in. May

use grain, seeds, and farm toys Best of Show Rosette CLASS 240 - HONEY Either Glass or Plastic - No Mason Jars. No labels on jars. Label only permitted on bottom. 1. Three - 1 pound jars Liquid Honey - Light 2. Three - 1 pound jars Liquid Honey - Amber 3. One Shallow Frame covered with clear plastic 4. Three boxes of Cut Comb Honey in clear plastic 5. One-pound block Beeswax, wrapped in clear plastic CLASS 242 - BAKING WITH HONEY Rules For Baking With Honey: * One-half of sweetener in recipe must be honey * Recipe must accompany baked goods * Samples of all entries will be displayed the entire week. Remainder of exhibit may be picked up at completion of judging. 1. Cake - entire cake 2. Cookies - 1 dozen 3. Yeast Bread - 1 loaf 4. Quick Bread - 1 loaf

TABLESCAPING Friday, August 10, 2012 12:30 p.m. in the Merchants Building Contest Guidelines • Use your imagination and traditional table setting rules to design a table setting for two using any appropriate theme. • Entry fee $5.00 • A completed description form must be turned in with entry. • Exhibitors must supply their own standard size square or round card table. (no chairs or other floor props allowed) • Include a menu suitable for your table setting on 5 x 8 index card to be visible and legible • Place settings for two (2) • No actual food items to be used

• Be prepared to have your table on display until Thursday at 6:00 p.m. • Inquires – contact Paula Wheaton 937-901-4887 or Cindy Parke 937-773-7906 Judging Guidelines: • Traditional setting, eye appeal; theme carried throughout setting and menu; functional; proportionate to table size; good balanced between decorations, settings and menu. • Skillful hand craftsmanship by the exhibitor of any element of Tablescaping will be given positive consideration. • Other items included are at the discretion of the judge as to the appropriateness to the theme. • Must include a menu suitable for your table setting on a 5x 8 index card.

TABLESCAPING ENTRY FORM Entry due on or before Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Deliver or mail to: MCAS, 650 N. County Rd. 25-A, Troy, OH 45373 Name ____________________________________

Name __________________________________________

Adress __________________________________

Adress __________________________________________

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GRANGE EXHIBITS Granges of Miami County will make displays in the Horticulture building. These displays will highlight the Grange heritage, as well as contest and community service projects throughout the past year. The Miami County Pomona Grange has provided 70 wooden benches distributed around the fairgrounds. These benches provide rest and relaxation to fairgoers and display advertisements of local businesses in the county. The proceeds from this project support a $500 Miami County Grange scholarship. Since 1982 this is given annually to a Miami County high school senior attending college to study agriculture. The Miami County Pomona Grange along with the Miami County Farm Bureau has operated the Dairy Bar during the fair since the mid 1950’s to promote dairy products including great shakes, malts and milk. For more information about the grange or any of its projects, contact Mike Russell, Deputy Master of Miami County Granges at 937-541-1849.

ANTIQUE CAR SHOW Sunday, August 12th 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Piqua Antique Car Club will be on display at the north end of the fairgrounds. There will be approximately 35 units.

CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST Christmas Tree Decorating Contest Friday, August 10, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. in the Merchants Bldg. Teams of 2 — $10 entry fee per team Entries due July 28, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at the Secretary’s Office No theme — 1 hour to decorate No age limit – open to all who enjoys the season, hot or cold

No purchase of exhibitor ticket necessary, only admission at the gate ($5) for the day. Trees, ladders, electric extension cords will be provided. Teams to provide all decorating supplies. Placing 1st 2nd and 3rd. Money depending on number of entries Must leave trees decorated until 6:00 p.m., Thursday, August 16, 2012 If you have any questions, please call Paula Wheaton (937)901-4887 or Cindy Parke (937)773-7906.

CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING ENTRY FORM Entry due on or before Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Bring or mail to: MCAS, 650 N. County Rd. 25-A, Troy, OH 45373 Name ____________________________________

Name __________________________________________

Adress __________________________________

Adress __________________________________________

Phone ____________________________________

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MIAMI COUNTY FLOWER SHOW Miami County Fair Flower Show Schedule and Rules presented by The Miami County Council of Garden Clubs Affiliated with the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs (oagc.org) Sponsored by Andy’s Garden of Troy and Piqua Theme: What’s the Weather Forecast? FIRST SHOW: Saturday, August 11 Divisions A, B, C and D in place by 10:15 a.m. SECOND SHOW: Tuesday, August 14 Divisions A, B, E and F in place by 10:15 a.m. Both shows are open to the public after judging is completed Rules for Entries 1. Entries are open to members of organized garden clubs, as well as, to individuals not affiliated with the OAGC or the Miami County Council of Garden Clubs. Exhibitors may opt to purchase an Exhibitor’s pass ($15.00), purchase an Agricultural Society Membership ($25.00), or pay the $5.00 admission fee each day of attendance. Exhibitors who have questions about the show or about the OAGC rules or the Miami County Council of Garden Clubs may call either show Co-chair Sandy Fisher (937-335-0753) or Co-Chair Marian Moeckel (937-335-6653). The OAGC website has photographs of the various floral designs: oagc.org. Descriptions are at the end of this schedule. 2. Juniors, through age 17, are invited to exhibit in Division B, D, and F only. Adult rules apply. Age must be stated on top of entry tag. In the junior horticulture division, children must grow their flowers. 3. Entries will be accepted from 7:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Saturday and Tuesday. Entries made after 10:15 will be for display only. Exhibits MUST be removed between 6 p.m. and 7 pm Monday and Thursday…NO EARLIER. Judging will begin at 10:45 a.m. for both shows and is open to exhibitors only. There will be comments after the judging for the benefit of the exhibitors. Others may attend to hear comments of the judges. 4. Entry tags and horticultural specimen containers will be provided by the Council. The top of the entry tag must include the exhibitor’s name, address and garden club (when applicable). No tagging is permitted inside the exhibition hall. 5. Horticulture specimens must be grown by the exhibitor. More than one entry is permitted in each horticulture class or subclass provided each is of a different variety. Entries should be named and disbudded unless stated otherwise in the schedule. Foliage must not be removed unless under water. Unnamed specimens will be judged but will not be eligible for BEST OF SHOW. (Named: ex.: Zinnia – Envy, Hosta – Blue Mouse Ears) 6. Each exhibitor may have only one entry in each artistic class or subclass. Plant material must be identified on a 3”x 5” card. Arrangements must be created before the show but may be reassembled inside the exhibition hall. 7. Artistic containers are entered at the owner’s risk and should be clearly marked on the bottom. The Miami County Council of Garden Clubs is not responsible for lost or stolen articles. 8. Arrangements must not be wider than 24 inches or higher than 45 inches. Designs should fill at least 60% of the space provided without extending beyond the 24” x 45” space allotted. Table covers are white. White backboards provided for the artistic exhibits will be 45” tall. These can be draped with fabric at the will of the exhibitor. No pins, staples or tacks can be used in a way to mar the backboard. 9. No artificial plant materials are permitted. No artificially colored fresh plant material allowed. Plant material may be obtained from any source; however, amateur grown material is encouraged. Painted, bleached, dried, and preserved material may be used, but painted material is not permitted in traditional arrangements. Fresh plant material must be included in all traditional arrangements except for a Dried Arrangement. Additional foliage, accessories, and bases are permitted. 10. The placement committee reserves the right to withdraw, combine, divide and subdivide any class or subclass according to the number of entries. Artistic entries should be approved and accepted

for final placement before the exhibitor leaves the exhibition hall. Horticultural entries not disbudded or in the wrong class will be disqualified from competition. Exhibitors need to be aware that last minute changes may make it necessary to move artistic designs. Every effort will be made to place those moved in the same position as they were originally placed by the exhibitor. 11. Any award may be withheld at the discretion of the judge/s. Anyone interfering with the judges on the show floor will be disqualified. The standard system of judging by OAGC judges will be followed. Judge/s decisions will be final. HORTICULTURE SCHEDULE First and Second Shows Division A: Horticulture Exhibits, Adult – (In place by 10:15) All specimens are to be exhibited in containers provided by the Council. All specimens should be named. Unnamed specimens cannot win Best of Show. Section I. Roses: Classified according to the American Rose Society Buyers’ Guide. All foliage and thorns must be left on the stems. All roses must be properly identified, named, one bloom, disbudded. Class: 1. Hybrid Tea: White or near white 2. Hybrid Tea: Yellow or yellow blend 3. Hybrid Tea: Pink or pink blend 4. Hybrid Tea: Red or red blend 5. Hybrid Tea: Orange or orange blend 6. Hybrid Tea: Any color not listed above 7. Floribunda or Polyantha: one stem not disbudded; terminal bud may be removed. 8. Grandiflora: may be naturally grown or disbudded. 9. Old Garden Roses: early removal of unwanted side growth and disbudding may be practiced. 10. Knockout Roses: any variety. 11. Miniature: any variety, one bloom, disbudded, foliage attached 12. Miniature: any variety, one spray, naturally grown, foliage attached 13. Miniature: any variety, one bloom floating in water, named (containers provided) 14. Any Other Variety not listed: must be named to win Best of Show Section II. Annuals – maximum height 36 inches 15. Sunflower (Helianthus): Yellow, foliage attached one stem 16. Sunflower (Helianthus): Gold, one stem, foliage attached 17. Sunflower (Helianthus): Bicolor, one stem, foliage attached 18. Sunflower (Helianthus): Any other color, one stem, foliage attached 19. Zinnia: Giant-flowered, cactus type: one bloom, any color, any variety, foliage attached 20. Zinnia: Giant-flowered, dahlia type: one bloom, any color, any variety, foliage attached 21. Zinnia: Medium-flowered, 3”-4”, one bloom, any color, any variety, foliage attached 22. Zinnia: Small-flowered, less than 3”, three blooms, any color, any variety, foliage attached 23. Marigold: Carnation: large flowered, any color, any variety 24. Marigold: Chrysanthemum: large flowered, any color, any variety 25. Marigold: Small to mid-sized spray form, not disbudded 26. Coleus: one stem, no buds or flowers Section III. Perennials – maximum height 36 inches Gladiolus: one spike, side shoots removed, foliage may be attached but not required 27. Gladiolus: White, near white, yellow, orange 28. Gladiolus: Pink, red, lavender, purple 29. Gladiolus: Any other color 30. Gladiolus: Miniature; any color Dahlia: one bloom, foliage attached 31. Dahlia: Size AA, over 10” in diameter 32. Dahlia: Size A, 8”-10” in diameter 33. Dahlia: Size B, 6”-8” in diameter


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MIAMI COUNTY FLOWER SHOW 34. Dahlia: Size BB, 4”-6” in diameter 35. Dahlia: Size M, up to 4” 36. Dahlia: Ball Dahlias 37. Lycoris: Examples: Magic Lily, Spider Lily 38. Daylily: any variety 39. Other Lily (Asiatic, Trumpet, Oriental, etc.): any variety 40. Hibiscus: Spray with foliage 41. Hibiscus: Single bloom with foliage 42. Rudbeckia: Examples: Gloriosa Daisy, Black-eyed Susan 43. Hydrangea: Round form 44. Hydrangea: Lace cap 45. Echinacea: any variety 46. Flowering Shrub: one stem Section IV. Specimen exhibits not in other Sections 47. Round form 48. Spike form 49. Spray form Annual Herbs: fresh, named, one stem. 50. Basil 51. Dill 52. Parsley 53. Rosemary 54. Other Perennial Herbs: fresh, named, one stem 55. Lavender 56. Mint 57. Oregano 58. Sage 59. Thyme 60. Other 61. Hosta: Single leaf: Small: less than 30 square inches 62. Hosta: Single leaf: Medium: 30 square inches – up to 64 square inches 63. Hosta: Single leaf: Large-Giant: 64 square inches or larger Grasses: no grass stems to be longer than 36 inches 64. Grasses: Small, 3 stems (ex.: Carex, Helictotrichon, Imperata) 65. Grasses: Medium, 3 stems (ex.: Chasmanthium, Elymus, Panicum, Pennisetum) 66. Grasses: Large, 1 stem (ex.: Arundo, Erianthus, Miscanthus, Ornamental Corn) 67. Other Foliage: Examples: Elephant Ear, Bamboo, Caladium Section V. Garden Club Entry 68. Civic Beautification. Exhibition flower from club project, any named variety. State the name of club on exhibitor part of nametag. Division B: Horticulture Exhibits, Junior (In place by 10:15) All specimens are to be exhibited in containers provided by the Council. State age on top of entry tags. Section I. Annuals and Perennials – should be named 69. Marigold: large flowered, any color, disbudded 70. Round Form: one bloom, disbudded (Examples: Aster, Crested Celosia, Zinnia)

71. Spike Form: disbudded 72. Spray Form: (Examples: Plumed Celosia, Dwarf Marigold, Phlox, Petunia) 73. Herb: one stem Division C: Artistic Exhibits – Adult First Show: August 11, 2012, Saturday (In place by 10:15) Section I. Individual Artistic Exhibits 74. Lightening (Illuminary) 75. Tornado (Spiral) 76. Wind (Showing Motion) 77. Blizzard (Predominately White) 78. Sunny Day (Miniature – no greater than 5 inches in any direction) Section II. Special Class – check with placement committee 79. Houseplants (flowering) 80. Hanging Basket (foliage) (these plants are grown primarily for foliage) 81. Container Garden – multiple plants, container not to exceed 12” tall and 14” wide Section III. Invitational Exhibit. Andy’s Garden of Troy and Piqua – both shows Section IV. Educational Exhibit. New Plant Hardiness Zone – both shows Division D: Artistic Exhibits, Junior Section I. Individual Artistic Exhibits State age on top of entry tags. 82. Rain Shower a. 12 years of age and younger b. Ages 13 – 17 83. Rainbow a. 12 years of age and younger b. Ages 13 - 17 Second Show: August 14, Tuesday (In place by 10:15) Division E. Artistic Exhibits – Adult Section I. Individual Artistic Exhibits 84. Drought (Dried Arrangement): Traditional 85. Drought (Dried Arrangement): Creative 86. Flood (Showing Water) 87. Sunrise – Sunset (2 container/own interpretation) 88. Cumulonimbus Clouds (Vertical) 89. Rain Drop (Miniature – 3 inches or less in any direction) Section II. Special Class – check with placement committee 90. Houseplants (foliage) (these plants are grown primarily for foliage) 91. Hanging basket (flowering) Division F: Artistic Exhibits, Juniors Section I. Individual Artistic Exhibits State age on top of entry tags. 92. Snowball a. 12 years of age and younger b. Ages 13-17 93. Sunshine a. 12 years of age and younger b. Ages 13-17 AWARDS Blue Ribbon – First Red Ribbon – Second White Ribbon – Third Horticultural Queen of Show: Best rose of the Adult Show Miniature Queen of Show: Best miniature rose of the Adult Show

Princess of Show: Best horticulture specimen of the Adult Show Green Thumb Award (may be given) Best horticulture specimen of the Junior Show Artistic Best of Show—Traditional Best of Show—Modern Best of Show—Miniature Award of Distinction (may be given) Best Junior Artistic Design Form Guide for Cut Specimens ROUND FORM: Single stem with circular center surrounded by one or more rows of ray flowers (petals). In some doubles the center may not show. Examples below: Round Form: Anemones, Arcotis, Asters, Bellis, Calendula, Carnation, Celosia (crested, disbudded), Centaurea, Coneflower, Cosmos, Coreopsis, Chrysanthemum, Echinacea, Erigeron, Gallardia, Gerbera daisy, Gloriosa, Hibiscus, Ligularia (Desdamonia cultivar), Marigolds, Painted daisy, Pelargonium (geranium), Poppies, Shasta daisy, Sunflowers, Tithonia, Zinnias SPRAY FORM: Single main stem with blooms or florets on pedicels or lateral branches, led by a terminal flower that opens first. Spray Form: Achillea, Ageratum, Alstroemeria, Ammi, Amsonia, Anaphalis, Armeria, Asclepias, Aster (hardy), Astilbe, Begonia (hardy), Bergenia, Boltonia, Campanula glomerata, Cassia, Celosia (plumed) Chiastophyllum, Columbine, Chrysanthemum sprays, Eryngium, Eupatorium, Euphorbias, Geranium (perennial), Gamphrene, Gypsophilia paniculata, Heliotrope, Lisianthus, Marigolds (petite and French), Nasturtium, Phlox (perennial), Petunias, Queen Anne’s Lace, Sedum, Statice, Sweet peas, Small sunflower sprays, Trucytris (toad lily) Yarrow, SPIKE FORM: Single stalks in which the bottom florets usually bloom first, exception, Liatris. Spike Form: Acanthus, Agastache, Amaranthus, Aruncus, Baptisia, Bells of Ireland, Buddleia, Campanula, Campanula persicifolia, Cannas, Caryopteria, Chelone, Cleome, Delphinium, Disco Bell Hibiscus, Foxglove, Gadiolus, Hollyhocks, Hosta flowers, Larkspur, Liatrus, Ligularia, Linarea, Lupine, Lysimachia, Malva, Monarda, Nicotiana, Penstemon, Physastegia, Salvia (annual and perennial), Snapdragons, Stock, Tritoma, Verbascam, Veronic Glossary 1. Accessory: Anything used in an arrangement that is not plant material, the container, or the mechanics. For good proportion and scale, the accessory must be integrated in design and be 40% of the design height. 2. Dried Materials: Considered plant material; were once living plants. Examples: glycerinated and


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MIAMI COUNTY FLOWER SHOW skeletonized material, weathered wood, driftwood, and dried branches. 3. Line-Mass: An arrangement in which line and mass are important to the design. This is the design we see most frequently in American traditional design. 4. Mass Arrangement: Arrangements in which a large mass of flowers is emphasized rather than the individual flower heads. It always has a fullness and minimum voids. Mass arrangements may be traditional or modern. 5. Modern: A departure from traditional and historic period pieces. Modern designs include abstract and free style using bold lines and forms. 6. Oriental Manner: These designs do not follow the strict patterns of traditional oriental arrangements, but still possess a clearly defined asymmetrical triangle and restrained simplicity. The linear design is very important and the design must be three-dimensional with height, width, and depth, following the tri-dimensional placement of Heaven, Man and Earth lines. 7. Miniature and Small Arrangements: Proportion and scale are the most important principles of design to be considered. No single flower should be larger than onethird of the size of the container. The height of the container should be one-third the height of the arrangement. 8. Traditional: Classified as line, mass, and massed-line arrangement, with geometric pattern. Line mass can be vertical, horizontal, crescent, Hogarth curve, or asymmetrical triangle. 9. Rhythm: It is the feeling of motion enabling the eye to travel easily through all the details of the design. Rhythm can be achieved by curving lines, graduation of size and color values, or repetition of line, form, and color. 10. Showing Water: This can be an Oriental-manner-type design or one with a bowl of water that shows some of the surface or a clear bowl that shows water through the sides. It does not mean you can see the water line in a clear vase. 11. Underwater Arrangement: An underwater design is a creative design, with part or parts placed underwater to create interest. Water magnifies the mate-

rials, creating an element of interest and surprise, so scale must be given consideration when selecting plant materials. Artistic Design Descriptions Pictures and descriptions can be found on the OAGC website: and in the OAGC Exhibitors’ and Judges’ Handbook. 1. Creative Vertical: A creative line or line-mass design in which the dominant thrust is vertical. There may be more than one point of emergence and more than one focal area if it does not destroy the vertical thrust. 2. Dried Design: This design may be traditional or creative. The design should be free of dust, tears, mildew and blemishes. Dried materials are plant materials that were living at one time and now dried by various methods. Dried material may not be artificially colored in traditional designs. 3. Illuminary: A creative design incorporating light(s) as one of the components. The lighting must be an integral part of the design, not something added for the sole purpose of including lights. Mechanics of special lighting, such as wires, batteries, etc….must be concealed or be an integral part of the design. Emphasis is placed on color, pattern and balance. Design may or may not be abstract. 4. Miniature Designs: Small scale designs in which the schedule states the size. A miniature design is not to exceed 5 or 3 inches in any one direction (check the schedule for size). Emphasis is on simplicity of numbers, kinds of materials and use of color. A bloom should be no larger than 1/3 the size of the container or 1/3 the size of the design. 5. Showing Motion: A design showing motion uses curves of line material, placement of flowers and/or foliage to provide a feeling of movement. The design can be traditional or creative depending upon the design elements and principles used in the formation of the design. Circles sometime imply motion especially if they are not static. Diagonal lines can appear as movement in some cases. Actual movement within the design can also show motion, as a mobile. 6. Showing Water: A design that shows water can be traditional or creative. The water can be open, as in an oriental design, or within a container, as

in an underwater design. 7. Spiral Design: A creative design with a spiral coming down and around a strong vertical axis and anchored into a container, with plant material added within the confines of the spiral to enhance it. The container should be vertical to establish the line. The spiraling portion may be of plant or man-made material. The spiral penetrates space. The flowers or other plant material should be kept low and must be inside the spiral and not overpowering it. DO NOT add more plant material onto the spiral other than the original. The designer could anchor the spiral into the container or leave it out to penetrate space. 8. Two Container Design: May be traditional or creative. Would follow the traditional rules of placement. The containers would be similar and linked by the choice of flower, foliage and line materials used. The individual designs require the other to be complete. Creative two container designs might include satellitic or stretch designs. A satellitic design is a creative design with a smaller design of the same color, form and/or texture placed near its base, having a curving connective line that becomes a vital part of its rhythmic pattern.The main, or large design, should be placed in a tall, creative container with the dominance of plant materials rising from the top of the container. The connecting line of plant or man-made material MUST be placed IN OR NEAR the container’s top, extending down in a CURVING line to a smaller container or object placed near the base of the main design. A stretch design is a creative design using two similar containers where one is smaller and appears to have been pulled away from the other by tension using a connective line of STRAIGHT line material. 9. Vertical: A design with an overall appearance of power and strength. The vertical style most often requires a focal point either near the top of the arrangement or the rim. In a true vertical design, the materials used will remain within the width of the container and very seldom will it extend beyond the sides. The finished product will be a tall floral arrangement. A vertical arrangement is one that carries the eye top to bottom like a column. It can be compact or wider, but the concept is that the eye travels up and down and not side to side.

ANTIQUE FARM MACHINERY DISPLAY Friday August 10th thru Thursday August 16th See the largest exhibit of antique farm machinery displayed at a county fair in this part of Ohio Tractors, Gas Engines, Horse-Drawn Equipment and Small Tools. Located at the north end of the fairgrounds.


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ART HALL – AMATEUR – DEPT. 100 Superintendent: Chairman Shelly Davis, Danny Cremeans, Dan Niswonger DEMO’s will be held throughout the Fair in the Art Hall – Stop by the week fair in the Secretary’s Office or Art Hall for schedule of events. 2012 ART HALL GUIDELINES: Fair Pass required for entry. Types of Fair Passes include: Miami Co. Ag. Soc. Membership, Exhibitors, Miami Co. 50th Anniversary, VIP, Jr. Fair Exhibitor, Boosters Membership, Season, and Concessionaires. Pass must be presented at time of entry form drop off or purchase of $15 exhibitor pass will be required. Entries are free for Miami Co. Ag. Soc. Members and children 8 & under. Entry forms accepted through July 27, during Secretary Office hours. Entry forms accepted July 28 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. All entries received July 28th and prior are $1.00 per entry. Entry forms are available at the Secretary’s Office or online at www.miamicountyohiofair.com. Entry forms will also be accepted on Wednesday, August 8 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entry fee is $2.00 per entry. Entries must be in name of owner. Drop Off - All Art Hall Exhibits must be tagged at the Secretary’s Office on Wednesday, August 8 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Exhibits will be transported by owner to Art Hall. Exhibitors may enter one entry per each item in a class. Classes are for amateurs who derive less than 25% of their income from the associated craft. Articles may be exhibited no more than two years at the Miami County Fair. Art Hall building will be closed for judging until approx. 1 p.m. on both Friday, August 10th and Sunday, August 12th. Exhibit Preparation – Wrapping exhibits in plastic is permitted but it may be removed for judging as required. Framed works must come prepared for hanging. Signatures cannot be visible on work. No nude items will be accepted. Measurements are the long side of item. Hobbies will be allotted approximately 576 sq. in. or 24 in. x 24 in. Woodworking and Woodcarving size limitations of 24 in. x 24 in. Photography – Adult photography categories can be matted but photos are not judged on matting. If matted, must have hanging hook. No glass permitted on hung photos. Youth Photography - each photograph must be unmatted and submitted in an 8.5” x 11” clear, nonglare plastic sleeve for hanging. Plastic sleeves and hangers will be available for a minimal fee. All precautions will be taken to protect exhibits, but management cannot be held responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen entries. Premiums - $3.00 for first place and $2.00 for second place. First, Second and Third place ribbons will be given in every item category as the number of entries allow. Best of Show winners will receive a rosette without additional premiums. All articles without competition will be awarded first place, only if in the opinion of the judge, said articles are worthy. All judges’ decisions are final. Art Hall premium money will be available in the Secretary’s Office after 12 p.m. on Saturday,

August 11th through August 16th at 5 p.m. Must have claim ticket to pick up premiums. Premiums will also be available during exhibit pick up in the Art Hall on Thursday, August 16th. Any premium money not picked up by August 31, 2012 will be forfeited. Awards Ceremony for Rosette and Homemaker Award winners will be held Sunday, August 12 at 4 p.m. between the Art and Horticulture Halls. Group photo of the winners will be taken immediately after presentation. Release of articles on Thursday, August 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entry ticket will be required for release of articles. No exceptions - Nothing is to leave the building prior to 6 p.m. Early removal of any exhibit will forfeit the right to enter into the 2013 Art Hall. All unclaimed items can be picked up at the Secretary’s Office during regular business hours. Unclaimed items not picked up by August 31, 2012 will not be returned and will be donated. Art Hall Chair and Committee reserve the right to reject any article that does not meet the rules herein. Special Recognitions MIAMI COUNTY HOMEMAKER AWARD This award is to encourage the various skills of a homemaker and to recognize their achievements. The winner will receive the Richard and Betty Minnich Memorial Trophy. Award cannot be won by same person in consecutive years. No additional entry is required to be considered for this award. However, you must exhibit at least one entry in each of the four following areas: Needlework (classes 101-106), Crafts (class 126, 137, 139, or 147), Hobbies (classes 142), and Baked Goods (classes 151-187). Points will be awarded for each placing in the preceding classes. The person with the highest total of points will be declared the winner. Explanation of point system may be picked up at the Secretary’s Office. PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS Sponsored by Miami Valley Centre Mall. Cast your ballot for favorite Adult and Youth entries. Voting for People’s Choice will close at noon on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, August 15th at 10 a.m. and will be posted in the Art Hall. CLASS 101 – QUILTS All quilts will be hung and they must be covered. Measurement is based on the long side of the design. 1. Hand quilted – up to 48 inches 2. Hand quilted – over 48 inches 3. Machine quilted – up to 48 inches 4. Machine quilted – over 48 inches 5. Miniature – hand or machine quilted - 22 inches and under Best of Show Rosette CLASS 102 - HAND NEEDLEWORK 1. Needlepoint - plastic canvas 2. Counted Cross Stitch, less than 5 inches measure long side of design. 3. Counted Cross Stitch, 5 inches to 8 inches measure long side of design. 4. Counted Cross Stitch, 8.1 inches to 16 inches measure long side of design. 5. Counted Cross Stitch, over 16 inches measure long side of design. 6. Beaded Counted Cross Stitch, any kind 7. Lace work (all sizes) 8. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 103 - KNITTING 1. Baby Item

2. Sweater/Shrug/Vest, Poncho (any size) 3. Scarf/Shawl 4. Hat 5. Pair of Mittens 6. Pair of socks or Pair of slippers 7. Afghan 8. Tote or Purse 9. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 105 - CROCHETING 1. Baby Item 2. Sweater, Shrug, Vest or Poncho (any size) 3. Scarf or Shawl 4. Hats 5. Afghan 6. Kitchen item 7. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 106 - MACHINE SEWING - ADULT All items must be prepared for hanging. 1. Dress 2. Child’s Halloween Costume 3. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 107 - MACHINE SEWING - YOUTH 18 and UNDER All items must be prepared for hanging. 1. Dress 2. Child’s Halloween Costume 3. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 112 – ART WORK - ADULTS 1. Oil Painting 2. Pencil Drawing 3. Water Colors 4. Pastels 5. Acrylic 6. Mixed Media 7. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 113 - ART WORK – YOUTH AGES 14 to 18 1. Oil Painting 2. Pencil or Color Pencil Drawing 3. Water Colors 4. Pastels 5. Acrylic 6. Mixed Media 7. Charcoal Drawing 8. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 114 - ART WORK – YOUTH AGES 9 to 13 1. Oil Painting 2. Pencil or Color Pencil Drawing 3. Water Colors 4. Collage 11 x 14 or less 5. Marker or Crayon Coloring 6. Charcoal Drawing 7. Mixed Media Best of Show Rosette CLASS 115 - ART WORK – YOUTH AGES 5 to 8 1. Pencil or Color Pencil Drawing 2. Crayon Drawing 3. Water Color 4. Collage 11 x 14 or less 5. Marker or Crayon Coloring 6. Mixed Media 7. "Color the Fair" (download picture from website at www.miamicountyohiofair.com) Best of Show Rosette


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ART HALL – AMATEUR – DEPT. 100 CLASS 116 - ART WORK – YOUTH AGES 4 and UNDER 1. Crayon Drawing 2. Water Color 3. Collage 11 x 14 or less 4. Marker or Crayon Coloring 5. Mixed Media 6."Color the Fair" (download picture from website at www.miamicountyohiofair.com) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 121 – PHOTOGRAPHY - ADULT 1. People or Person 2. Places or Landscapes 3. Architecture 4. Domestic Animals 5. Wildlife 6. Flowers 7. Miami County Landscape 8. Black and White 9. Miscellaneous Best of Show Rosette CLASS 122 –PHOTOGRAPHY - YOUTH AGES 14 to 18 1. People or Person 2. Places or Landscapes 3. Domestic Animals 4. Wildlife 5. Flowers 6. Miami County Fair 7. Miscellaneous Best of Show Rosette CLASS 123 – PHOTOGRAPHY - YOUTH AGES 13 and UNDER 1. Person/People 2. Places or Landscapes 3. Domestic Animals 4. Wildlife 5. Flowers 6. Miami County Fair 7. Miscellaneous Best of Show Rosette CLASS 126 – CERAMICS & POTTERY - ADULT 1. Glazed Ceramics 2. Other Ceramics 3. Pottery or Clay Best of Show Rosette CLASS 127 – CERAMICS & POTTERY - YOUTH AGES 14 to 18 1. Glazed Ceramics 2. Other Ceramics 3. Pottery or Clay Best of Show Rosette CLASS 128 – CERAMICS & POTTERY - YOUTH AGES 9 to 13 1. Glazed Ceramics 2. Other Ceramics 3. Pottery or Clay Best of Show Rosette CLASS 129 – CERAMICS & POTTERY - YOUTH AGES 8 and UNDER 1. Glazed Ceramics 2. Other Ceramics 3. Pottery or Clay Best of Show Rosette CLASS 130 – WOODWORK 1. Scroll Work (any kind) 2. Clock 3. Toys 4. Wood Burning 5. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 131 – WOODCARVING 1. Relief Carving 2. Things in Nature (unpainted) 3. Caricatures

4. Christmas Items 5. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 135 – JEWELRY – HANDCRAFTED - ADULT 1. Necklace 2. Bracelet 3. Earrings 4. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 136 – JEWELRY – HANDCRAFTED – YOUTH AGES 18 and UNDER 1. Necklace 2. Bracelet 3. Earrings 4. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 137 - OTHER CRAFTS - ADULTS 1. Painted/Decorated Eggs, non-perishable, limit 2 2. Hand Crafted Cards, set of 3 3. Christmas Tree Ornaments, display of 3 4. Christmas Decoration 5. Soft Sculpture and Stuffed Dolls & Toys 6. Decorated Sweatshirt or T-Shirt (on hanger) 7. Holiday Wreath/Door Arrangement 8. Wreath/Door Arrangement (all occasion) 9. Scrap Booking – scrapbooks will be placed in glass locked case. 10. Latch Hook (must be able to hang) 11. Other craft made with Recycled materials Best of Show Rosette CLASS 138 – OTHER CRAFTS - YOUTH AGES 14 to 18 1. Computer Art 2. Computer Comic Strip Art 3. Scrap Booking – scrapbooks will be placed in glass locked case. 4. Leather Work 5. Christmas Ornaments (display of 3) 6. Paper Mache 7. Latch Hook (must be able to hang) 8. Cross stitch 9. Other craft made with Recycled materials Best of Show Rosette CLASS 139 – OTHER CRAFTS - YOUTH AGES 13 and UNDER 1. Cross Stitch 2. Pillow 3. Scrap Booking – scrapbooks will be placed in glass locked case. 4. Decorated Sweatshirt or T-Shirt, on hanger 5. Christmas Ornaments (display of 3) 6. Computer Comic Strip Art 7. Latch Hook (must be able to hang) 8. Other craft made with Recycled materials Best of Show Rosette CLASS 140 – GIFT WRAPPING/BASKET 1. Gift wrapping (any occasion) 2. Gift basket (any occasion) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 141 – TABLE DECORATIONS Exhibit space limited to 10 in x 15 in 1. Birthday 2. Wedding or Shower 3. Christmas 4. Patriotic 5. Other Best of Show Rosette CLASS 142 - HOBBIES - ADULT 19 and Over 1. Collections 2. Creative Best of Show Rosette CLASS 143 - HOBBIES - YOUTH AGES 14 to 18 1. Collections

2. Creative 3. Lego and similar construction toys, limit to space to 24 in x 24 in. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 144 - HOBBIES - YOUTH AGES 9 to 13 1. Collections 2. Creative 3. Lego and similar construction toys, limit to space 24 in x 24 in. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 145 - HOBBIES - YOUTH AGES 8 and UNDER 1. Collections 2. Creative 3. Lego and similar construction toys, limit to space 24 in x 24 in Best of Show Rosette CLASS 300 – ART on the SPOT – Monday, August 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the Art Hall. Pre-registration for Art on the Spot is $1.00 – by July 28. Registration before contest is $5.00 and contestants must be signed up before 5 p.m. on August 13, 2012. Space may be limited for registration after July 28. Contestants will each be given a bag of craft items. They will then have 30 minutes to be creative utilizing only those items. Adults Youth 18 and Under CLASSES with NO Entry FEE or PASS REQUIRED FOR CLASSES 310, 320 and 330 CLASS 310 – ANTIQUE CLASS – Articles 50 Years or older. ** No Entry Fee for this Class. Entrant must own article. Items will all be placed in locked display case. This class will not be judged nor premiums awarded. ** Display only. Quilts Hand Needlework Knitting Crocheting Toy Other item over 50 years old CLASS 320 - SPECIAL HOBBIES CLASS - SENIOR CITIZEN AGES 65 and OLDER ** No Entry Fee for this Class. The class will not be judged nor premiums awarded ** Display Only. Exhibit space limit to space 24 in. x 24 in. 1. Collections 2. Creative CLASS 330 – DESIGN the COLOR THE FAIR 2013 CONTEST – YOUTH 18 and UNDER ** No Entry Fee for this class ** Please submit on white 8 ½” x 11” paper, vertically. Submit drawing representing the Miami County Fair 2013. Remember this is an agricultural fair. The winning poster will be printed in the 2013 Fairbook and used for the youth coloring contest. The lettering is very important so please make sure it is clear and 2013 Miami County Fair is included and spelled correctly. No computerized or tracing work will be accepted. Please note that this should be done as a black and white drawing to create a coloring page. On back of entry, please list name, address, phone number, age, name of your school and your grade. All entries will become the property of the Art Hall. You may enter more than one coloring page. Please drop off entry to the Secretary’s Office no later than 6 p.m. Sunday, August 12, 2012.


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BAKED GOODS AND SPECIALTY DESSERTS – AMATEUR – DEPT. 150 BAKED GOODS and SPECIALITY DESSERTS – AMATUER - DEPT 150 SUPERINTENDENTS: Chairman Shelly Davis, Danny Cremeans, Dan Niswonger AUCTION – New for 2012 – Best of Show Baked Goods will be auctioned on Friday, August 10 at 6 p.m. The following Best of Show item for each of the following classes will be auctioned: 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186 and 187. Proceeds from the auction will be split 75% will go to the item’s owner and 25% will go to the Art Hall. Owner’s payout will be available no later than Sunday, August 12 at 4 p.m. BAKED GOODS AND SPECIALITY DESSERT GUIDELINES: Fair Pass required for entry. Types of Fair Passes include: Miami Co. Ag. Soc. Membership, Exhibitors, Miami Co. 50th Anniversary, VIP, Jr. Fair Exhibitor, Boosters Membership, Season, and Concessionaires. Pass must be presented at time of entry form drop off or purchase of $15 exhibitor pass will be required. Entries are free for Miami Co. Ag. Soc. Members and children 8 & under. Entry forms accepted through July 27, during Secretary Office hours. Entry forms accepted July 28 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. All entries received July 28th and prior are $1.00 per entry. Entry forms are available at the Secretary’s Office or online at www.miamicountyohiofair.com. Entry forms will also be accepted on Thursday, August 9 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entry fee is $2.00 per entry. Entries must be in name of person who prepared the baked good. Drop Off - All Baked Goods Exhibits must be tagged at the Secretary’s Office on Thursday, August 9 from 1 p.m. To 8 p.m. Exhibits will be transported by owner to Art Hall. SPECIALITY DESSERTS: Cheese cake, refrigerated pies, and Strawberry Day exhibits must be brought in between 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on SUNDAY August 12. Classes 190, 191 and 192 only. Exhibitors may enter one entry per each item in a class. Classes are for amateurs who derive less than 25% of their income from the associated craft. Baked Goods Exhibits and the Art Hall building will be closed for judging until approx. 1 p.m. on both Friday, August 10th and Sunday, August 12th. Exhibit Preparation –No baked goods will be refrigerated for any reason (except Specialty Desserts - class 190, 191 and 192). Baked goods will score on general appearance, lightness, texture and flavor. All decorations must be edible, except on wedding cakes. Cakes must be on cardboard circle or square, not over 1 inch larger than the cake. No cakes larger than 14” X 14” will be

permitted. All baked goods, except pies, should be on cardboard or paper plates. Decorated cakes may be on forms. Pies should be in foil pans. Not responsible for glass or tin pans and they will not be returned. Baked goods should be covered with plastic wrap. All precautions will be taken to protect exhibits, but management cannot be held responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen entries. Premiums - $3.00 for first place and $2.00 for second place. First, Second and Third place ribbons will be given in every item category as the number of entries allow. Best of Show winners will receive a rosette without additional premiums. All articles without competition will be awarded first place, only if in the opinion of the judge, said articles are worthy. All judges’ decisions are final. Baked Goods Premium will be available in the Secretary’s Office after 12 p.m. on Saturday, August 11th through August 16th at 5 p.m. Must have claim ticket to pick up premiums. Premiums will also be available during exhibit pick up in the Art Hall on Thursday, August 16th. Any premium money not picked up by August 31, 2012 will be forfeited. Sunday refrigerated item premium will be in the Secretary’s Office after Noon on Monday, August 13th through August 16th 5 p.m. Premiums will also be available during exhibit pick up in the Art Hall on Thursday, August 16th. Any premium money not picked up by August 31, 2012 will be forfeited. Awards Ceremony for Rosette and Homemaker Award winners will be held Sunday, August 12 at 4 p.m. between the Art and Horticulture Halls. Group photo of the winners will be taken immediately after presentation. Pick Up Exceptions – decorated cakes, cookie platter, and candy platter which will remain in show case for duration of the fair. Best of Show winners must leave whole entry for display and auction. Pick Up – Baked goods not listed in exceptions above may be removed by owner after judging between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Friday with entry ticket. One piece MUST be left on plate for display. Baked goods not picked up will be donated. Final release of baked good items can be picked up on Thursday, August 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entry ticket will be required for release of articles. No exceptions – Nothing is to leave the building prior to 6 p.m. Early removal of any exhibit will forfeit the right to enter into the 2013 Art Hall. Any food items remaining will be discarded. Art Hall Chair and Committee reserve the right to reject any article that does not meet the rules herein. BAKED GOODS CLASS 151 – FONDANT DECORATED CAKES - ADULT

Cakes Not To Be Over 28 inches tall 1. Wedding 2. Birthday 3. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 152 – BUTTERCREAM DECORATED CAKES - ADULT Cakes Not To Be Over 28 inches tall 1. Wedding 2. Birthday 3. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 153 - DECORATED CAKES YOUTH, AGES 14 to 18 1. Fondant 2. Buttercream Best of Show Rosette CLASS 154 - DECORATED CAKES YOUTH AGES 13 and UNDER 1. Fondant 2. Buttercream Best of Show Rosette CLASS 155 - NON-ICED CAKES 1. Angel Food 2. Sponge 3. Pound (any shape) 4. Banana 5. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 156 - ICED CAKES 1. White 2. Yellow 3. Spice 4. Banana 5. Carrot 6. Chocolate 7. German Chocolate 8. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 157 - CUPCAKES - ADULT Eight cupcakes will be judged. Must be on a paper plate. 1. White Cupcakes 2. Chocolate Cupcakes 3. Any Other Cupcakes (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 158 - DECORATED CUPCAKE - ADULT Eight cupcakes will be judged. Display container will be provided. 1. Decorated cupcake (any flavor) 2. Decorated cake pops Best of Show Rosette CLASS 159 CUPCAKES – YOUTH AGES 14 to 18 Eight cupcakes will be judged. Must be on a paper plate. 1. White cupcakes 2. Any Other cupcakes (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 160 - DECORATED CUPCAKE - YOUTH AGES 14 to 18 Eight cupcakes will be judged. Display container will be provided. 1. Decorated cupcake (any flavor) 2. Decorated cake pops Best of Show Rosette


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BAKED GOODS AND SPECIALTY DESSERTS – AMATEUR – DEPT. 150 CLASS 161 CUPCAKES – YOUTH AGES 9 to 13 Eight cupcakes will be judged. Must be on a paper plate. 1. White cupcakes 2. Any Other cupcakes (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 162 - DECORATED CUPCAKE - YOUTH AGES 9 to 13 Eight cupcakes will be judged. Display container will be provided. 1. Decorated cupcake (any flavor) 2. Decorated cake pops Best of Show Rosette CLASS 163 CUPCAKES – YOUTH AGES 8 and UNDER Eight cupcakes will be judged. Must be on a paper plate. 1. White cupcakes 2. Any Other cupcakes (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 164 - DECORATED CUPCAKE - YOUTH AGES 8 and UNDER Eight cupcakes will be judged. Display container will be provided. 1. Decorated cupcake (any flavor) 2. Decorated cake pops Best of Show Rosette CLASS 170 - COOKIES AND BROWNIES - ADULT Eight cookies will be judged. Must be on paper plate. 1. Butterscotch Cookies 2. Sugar 3. Oatmeal 4. Chocolate Cookies 5. Peanut Butter Cookies 6. Chocolate Chip Cookies 7. Bar Cookies 8. Christmas Cookies 9. Filled Cookies 10. Sugarless Cookies 11. Non-Iced Chocolate Brownies 12. Iced Chocolate Brownies 13. Any Other Cookies and Brownies (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 171 – COOKIES AND BROWNIES - YOUTH AGES 14 to 18 Eight cookies will be judged. Must be on paper plate. 1. Oatmeal and Raisin 2. Snicker Doodle 3. Non-Iced Chocolate Brownies 4. Iced Chocolate Brownies 5. Any Other Cookies and Brownies (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 172 – COOKIES AND BROWNIES - YOUTH AGES 9 to 13 Eight cookies will be judged. Must be on paper plate. 1. Chocolate Chip 2. Sugar, Cut Out, Decorated 3. Non-Iced Chocolate Brownies 4. Iced Chocolate Brownies 5. Any Other Cookies and Brownies (properly named)

Best of Show Rosette CLASS 173 - COOKIES AND BROWNIES - YOUTH AGES 8 and Under Eight cookies will be judged. Must be on paper plate. 1. Crispie Treat 2. No-Bake Cookies 3. Non-Iced Chocolate Brownies 4. Iced Chocolate Brownies 5. Any Other Cookies and Brownies (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 174 - COOKIE PLATTER 1. Cookie Platter - assortment of 6 different varieties. Platter must include 4 of each variety. Each cookie must be properly named on exhibit. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 175 “BE CREATIVE WITH CEREAL” 1. Any (size limited to 14” x 14” x 8”) CLASS 180 - QUICK BREADS - ADULT 1. Muffins (6 removed from paper) 2. Coffee Cake 3. Fruit 4. Banana 5. Pumpkin 6. Zucchini 7. Corn 8. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 181- QUICK BREADS - YOUTH AGES 14 to 18 1. Coffee Cake 2. Fruit 3. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 182- QUICK BREADS - YOUTH AGES 9 to 13 1. Pumpkin 2. Corn 3. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 183- QUICK BREADS - YOUTH AGES 8 and UNDER 1. Banana 2. Zucchini 3. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 184 - YEAST BREADS All breads are to be hand-kneaded, with the exception of those categories that specifically allow a bread machine. 1. White, (hand-kneaded) 2. White, (bread machine) 3. Cinnamon, (hand-kneaded) 4. Cinnamon, (bread machine) 5. Raisin, (hand-kneaded) 6. Cinnamon Rolls, (8) 7. Coffee Cake 8. Yeast Rolls, (8) 9. Whole Wheat, (hand-kneaded) 10. Whole Wheat, (bread machine) 11. Pecan Rolls, (8) 12. Any other, properly named, (hand-kneaded) 13. Any other, properly named, (bread machine)

Best of Show Rosette CLASS 185 - CANDIES (8 pieces per plate) 1. Chocolate Fudge, cooked 2. Peanut Butter Fudge 3. Peanut Brittle 4. Buckeyes 5. Caramels 6. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 186 - CANDY PLATTER 1. Candy Platter - assortment of 4 different varieties, platter must include 6 of each variety. Each candy must be properly named on exhibit. Best of Show Rosette CLASS 187 - PIES All pies, other than those entered in the Pecan category, must have 2 full homemade crusts, crumb top, or lattice top. PIES MUST BE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE WHEN DROPPED OFF. 1. Apple 2. Cherry 3. Pecan 4. Peach 5. Sugarless 6. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show Rosette CLASS 190 - CHEESE CAKES Must be brought to Art Hall between 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Judging at 11:00 a.m. 1. Baked 2. Non Baked Best of Show – sponsored by K’s Hamburgers CLASS 191 - REFRIGERATED PIES Must be brought to Art Hall between 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Judging at 11:00 a.m. 1. Pumpkin 2. Custard 3. Lemon Meringue 4. Chocolate 5. Coconut 6. Banana Cream 7. Butterscotch Cream 8. Sugar Cream or Old Fashioned Cream 9. Peanut Butter Cream 10. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show - sponsored by Wertz Hardware CLASS 192 - STRAWBERRY DAY Item in this class must be made with strawberries and all decorations edible. Must be brought to Art Hall between 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Judging at approximately 11:00 a.m. 1. Iced Cake 2. Cookies 3. Quick Bread 4. Pie 5. Muffins 6. Any other variety (properly named) Best of Show - sponsored by Fulton Farms


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SENIOR FAIR/OPEN CLASS

Make checks payable and mail entries to: Miami County Agricultural Society 650 N County Rd 25-A, Troy,OH 45373

2012 ENTRY FORM (ENTRIES CLOSE SATURDAYJuly 28, 2012, AT 5:00 PM) *** (Secretary’s Office open 9:00 AM – 5:00 July 26, 27, 28, 2012 for entries. Entry fee must accompany all entries.)

NO LATE ENTRIES! NO CHANGES AFTER ENTRIES CLOSE! GENERAL INFORMATION: EXHIBITOR_______________________________ ADDRESS_________________________________

Check if Address Changed

Exhibitor’s (Season) Ticket @ $15.00__________ Amount of Fees __________ Extra Season Tickets @ $20.00 __________ TOTAL __________ Received Ticket # _____________ Will mail if self-addressed envelope included with postage.

CITY__________________________STATE_____ZIPCODE_______ PHONE_________________ BIRTHDATE____________COUNTY__________

No season ticket required if Jr. Fair Exhibitor. Club/Chapter_________________________

DEPT. # Use separate entry form for each department. Please print and use ink. CLASS

ITEM #

QUANTITY

ARTICLE/DESCRIPTION (include any Animal Required tag numbers)

FEE

Total number of pens/stalls needed_____ Read the rules before making entries. Premiums will be issued as payment vouchers, which should be taken to the fair office by time and date stated on voucher. The money will then be issued to the winner.

RETURN THIS ENTRY TO: Miami County Fairgrounds Secretary’s Office 650 N County Rd 25-A Troy OH 45373

If you have any questions, please call committee chair for your department or the Secretary’s office @ 937-335-7492.

Signature indicates agreement to follow all regulations/rules of the Miami County Fair as well as acknowledgement of disclaimer found on official Sr. Fair/Open Class entry forms and within the 2012 Premium Book.

___________________________________/_______ (Exhibitor’s Signature) Date Revised 2/10

DISCLAIMER “The Miami County Fairboard/Jr. Fairboard and Miami County Agricultural Society assume no responsibility for livestock and/or articles exhibited, entered and/or shown upon the Miami County Fairgrounds. Exhibitor/Entrant specifically acknowledges his/her or its awareness that livestock and exhibition articles are placed upon and maintained upon the Miami County Fairgrounds by them at their sole risk. Further, entrant/exhibitor agrees to hold the Miami County Agricultural Society and the Miami County Fairboard/Jr. Fairboard harmless from any and all claims to or resulting from their respective livestock and/or exhibits from any cause whatsoever. The aforesaid indemnification shall include injuries to the person or property of third parties resulting from the aforesaid livestock and/or exhibition articles. The Miami County Fairboard assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in printing of the Premium Book.”


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OPEN HORSE SHOW RAIN OR SHINE Miami Valley Horse Show Association Approved Sponsored by: Miami County 4-H Horse Advisors SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 4-H RULES APPLY $200 Classes $10.00 $8.00 $100 Classes All 4-H /Novice Classes $6.00 $4.00 Small Fry Classes All Other Classes $8.00 PAYBACKS: $200 Classes (70% payback if less than 25 shown – 4 places) $100 Classes (70% payback if less than 20 shown – 4 places) All other Classes (50% payback – no minimums - 4 places) 4-H & Small Fry Classes (no payback – awards to 6 places) HELMETS REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDERS 19 & UNDER Small Fry/Lead Line Classes Sponsored by: CONNIE BUCHERT Age groups may be combined, at the discretion of the show committee, if 2 or less entries in a class. EXHIBITOR MAY NOT CROSS ENTER INTO SMALL FRY & 4H/YOUTH CLASSES Registration papers must be available. Ponies may be shown by an adult, but youth may not show Stallions! Ponies to measure 14’2 and under. Number goes with the horse not the rider. Number must be worn to place. Judges decision is final. No refunds once an exhibitor registers for a class, NO EXCEPTIONS. CONTESTING will run after class 64 and will not start before 4:00 p.m. A. Adult Barrels B. 4-H/Youth Barrels 14 – 18 C. 4-H/Youth Barrels 8 – 13 D. $100 Open Barrels E. Adult Poles F. 4-H/Youth Poles 14 18 G. 4-H/Youth Poles 8 – 13 H. $100 Open Poles I. Adult Keyhole J. 4-H Youth Keyhole 14 -18 K. 4-H Youth Keyhole 8 – 13 L. Adult Stakes M. 4-H Youth Stakes 14 – 18 N. 4-H Youth Stakes 8 - 13 8:00 a.m. – Main Arena 1. Open Good Grooming – all ages, Horse/Pony 2. 4-H Adult Showmanship 19 & over – English/Western (includes Easy Gaited) 3. 4-H/Youth Western Showmanship 14-18 (includes Easy Gaited) 4. Youth Western Showmanship 8-13 (includes Easy Gaited) 5. $100 Showmanship – English/Western 6. *$100 Halter 7. Pony Halter – English/Western 8. Open English Halter (no AQHA, Color Breed or Pony) 9. Reg. Quarter Horse Halter 10. Reg. Color Breed Halter 11. Open Western Halter (no AQHA, Color Breed or Pony) 12. Two Year Old & Under Halter (All Breeds, Horse/Pony) Small Arena 13. Small Fry Showmanship 9 & Under – English/Western 14. 4-H/Youth Hunt Seat Showmanship 14 – 18 15. 4-H/Youth Hunt Seat Showmanship 8 – 13 16. 4-H/Youth Saddle Seat Showmanship 8-18 (includes Easy Gaited) 17. Lead-line Equitation 6 & Under – English/Western – Horse/Pony – NO Stallions 18. Small Fry Walk/Trot English Equitation 9 & under 19. outh Walk/Trot equitation 10 & under – English/Western (may not show 3 gaited)

Main Arena 20. *Equitation Over Fences – main arena 21. *Low Working Hunter – main arena LUNCH 22. *$100 Snaffle Bit Pleasure, 2, 3 & 4 Year Old Horse/Pony – English/Western (10-Minute Warm Up) 23. $200 Open Hunter Under Saddle 24. $100 Youth Walk/Trot Pleasure English/Western (May not show 3 gaited) 25. Adult Hunt Seat Equitation 19 & Over 26. 4-H/Youth Hunt Seat Equitation 14 - 18 (no Easy Gaited) 27. 4-H/Youth Hunt Seat Equitation 8 - 13 (no Easy Gaited) 28. Adult Saddle Seat Equitation 19 & Over (no Easy Gaited) 29. 4-H/Youth Saddle Seat Equitation 8-18 (no Easy Gaited) 30. Adult Easy Gaited Equitation 19 & Over – English/Western 31. *4-H/Youth Easy Gaited English Equitation 8-18 32. *Adult Walk/Trot Equitation 19 & Over – English/Western (May not show 3 gaited) 33. Adult Hunter Under Saddle 19 & Over (no Easy Gaited) 34. 4-H/Youth Hunter Under Saddle 14 - 18 (no Easy Gaited) 35. 4-H/Youth Hunter Under Saddle 8 - 13 (no Easy Gaited) 36. Adult Saddle Seat Pleasure 19 & Over (no Easy Gaited) 37. *4-H/Youth Saddle Seat Pleasure 8-18 (no Easy Gaited) 38. Adult Easy Gaited Pleasure English/Western 19 & Over 39. 4-H/Youth Easy Gaited English Pleasure 8-18 40. Reg. Quarter Horse Hunter Under Saddle 41. Reg. Color Breed English Pleasure 42. Pony Pleasure – English/Western 43. Adult Walk/Trot Pleasure 19 & Over – English/Western (May not show 3 gaited) Small Arena 44. *Small Fry Walk/Trot Pleasure English/Western 9 & Under 45. Youth Walk/Trot Pleasure 18 & Under - English/Western (May not show 3 gaited) BREAK - (15 min) Main Arena 46. $200 Open Walk/Trot Pleasure – English/ Western (May show 3 gaited) 47. $200 Open Western Pleasure Small Arena 48. Small Fry Walk/Trot Western Horsemanship 9 & Under Main Arena 49. Adult Western Horsemanship 19 & Over (no Easy Gaited) 50. 4-H/Youth Western Horsemanship14 – 18 (no Easy Gaited) 51. 4-H/Youth Western Horsemanship 8 - 13 (no Easy Gaited) 52. *Adult Easy Gaited Western Horsemanship 19 & Over 53. *4-H/Youth Easy Gaited Western Horsemanship 8-18 54. Adult Western Pleasure 19 & Over (no Easy Gaited) 55. 4-H/Youth Western Pleasure14 - 18 (no Easy Gaited) 56. 4-H/Youth Western Pleasure 8 – 13 (no Easy Gaited) 57. Adult Easy Gaited Western Pleasure 19 & Over 58. 4-H/Youth Easy Gaited Western Pleasure 8-18 59. Open Western Pleasure (no AQHA, Color Breed or Pony) 60. Reg. Quarter Horse Western Pleasure 61. Reg. Color Breed Western Pleasure 62. *Reining 63. *Walk/Trot Trail (may not show 3 gaited) – small arena 64. *Open Trail – small arena *Class is NOT M.V.H.S.A. approved. For additional information please contact Peg Dunne (937-2145537) for question involving MVHSA please call Jack Bohannon (937-657-1285). The Miami County 4-H Horse Advisors, The OSU Extension Office and The Miami County Fairgrounds are not responsible for loss/theft of personal property or accidents/injury to exhibitors, spectators, animals, or personal property. NO DOGS ALLOWED. NO BICYCLES, MOTOR BIKES OR GOLF CARTS ALLOWED.


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FREESTYLE RIDING HORSE SHOW Monday, August 13, 2012 7:30 p.m. Horse Arena Sponsored by Miami County Horse Advisor Committee Classes are $5.00 with 50% paybacks 1st - 4th Place Come show off your riding talent! Be creative, use your imagination, dress up, pick some cool music to ride to and have great fun! Judge will judge based on horsemanship, creativity and crowd appeal. Music on CD or IPod must be turned into the entry booth with entry form. Please make sure you have your

name on your CD/IPod. Music must be no more than 4 minutes long & must be 4-H appropriate. Helmets must be worn. Classes: 1. Freestyle riding Walk/Trot only (may not do 3 gait class) ages 9-13(4-H age) 2. Freestyle riding ages 9-13 (4-H age) 3. Freestyle riding ages 14 –18 (4-H age) 4. Freestyle riding 19 & over 5. Freestyle team riding all ages (each member of team must pay $5 entry fee)

Please call Val at 937-287-6608 on Sunday August 12th to reserve a time slot. Same day entries will be taken if slots are available. Only 25 spots available. No refunds for scratches. The Miami County Fairgrounds and Miami County Horse Advisor Committee are not responsible for loss/theft of personal property or accidents/injury to exhibitors, spectators, animals, or personal property.

DRAFT HORSE PULLS DRAFT HORSE PULLS SUPERINTENDENTS: Co-Chairman Danny Cremeans, Co-Chairman Jud Thompson, Joe Wood Mini Horse Pull $10.00 Entry Fee per Team Saturday, August 11, 2012 6:00 p.m. Everyone Pays Admission 1st Place $60 2nd Place $55 3rd Place $50 4th Place $45 5th Place $40

6th Place 7th Place 8th Place 9th Place 10th Place

$35 $30 $25 $20 $15

Heavy Weight Horse Pull $15.00 Entry Fee per Team Saturday, August 11, 2012 7:00 p.m. All pulling horses subject to test by Ohio Dept. of Agriculture Everyone Pays Admission

1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place 5th Place 6th Place 7th Place 8th Place 9th Place 10th Place

$400 $300 $200 $175 $150 $125 $100 $75 $50 $25

BORN & RAISED GOAT SHOW CLASS J-763 Miami County Born and Raised Market Kid Show on Saturday, following Crossbred Doe Class. 1. The Miami County Born & Raised Goat Show is open to all Miami County Fair show exhibitors. 2. The breeder must be a resident of Miami County and must attend a minimum of one Miami County Goat Breeder Association meeting prior to June 1st of current year. 3. Only Junior Fair Market Goats born and raised in Miami County and obtained from a Miami County goat breeder will be eligible. 4. Market Goat will be either a

wether or doe kid. 5. A five ($5.00) dollar nomination fee will be required and scrapie number by breeder by June 1st to be eligible. 6. Entries will be made in Sheep Barn the day of weigh in for Market Goat Show. An entry fee of $5.00 will be charged for each Market Goat. Exhibitors are eligible to show both their Junior Fair Market Goats in the Born and Raised show provided they meet the eligibility requirements stated above. 7. Market Goats will be shown in classes by weight. There are no weight limits on this show. All eligible Market Goats will be allowed to show. The

weights taken from the Junior Fair Market Goat show will be used to divide classes for the "Born and Raised" show. 8. Awards: Grand Champion $200.00, Reserve Champion $100.00. 9. Breeders of the Champion and Reserve Miami County Born and Raised Market Goat will be recognized at the conclusion of the show. 10. Market Goat must be castrated if male. 11. Falsification of information or deliberate attempt to subrogate the above rules shall be grounds for disqualification.

JUNIOR FAIRBOARD APPLICATIONS Applications will be available at the Jr. Fair and Sr. Fair offices during fair week and in the Sr. Fair office until the application deadline


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BORN & RAISED CATTLE SHOWS Eligibility Rules for The Miami County Cattleman’s Association Born and Raised Shows CLASS J-514: Born and Raised Steer and Market Heifers Show on Saturday, August 11th after Open Beef Feeder Calf Show CLASS J-515: Born and Raised Breeding Heifers Show on Sunday, August 12th at 12:00 p.m. CLASS J-516: Born and Raised Feeder Calves Show on Monday, August 13th after Jr. Beef Feeder Show Sponsored by the Miami County Cattlemen's Association, an affiliate of the Ohio Cattlemen's Association. Weigh-in Friday at 1:30 p.m. Miami County Born and Raised Steer and Market Heifer Show is open to all Miami County Junior Fair exhibitors. To nominate a calf for the Born and Raised Show, the breeder or breeder’s family has to be a paid member of the Miami County Cattlemen’s Association by June 1st of the current year and pay a $15.00 nomination fee; after June 1st of the current year, it will be a $25.00 nomination fee. 1. All rules established for the Steer and Market Heifer Show apply. 2. The show will take place after the Open Beef Feeder Show on Saturday evening. 3. Steers and Market Heifers will show together. Feeder Steers and Heifers will show together. 4. Steers and Market Heifers will show in the Junior Fair

Steer and Market Heifer Show on Monday evening. 5. Junior Fair exhibitor must be enrolled in Miami County 4H or FFA. 6. Steers and Market Heifers must be born in Miami County. 7. Breeder(s) of Steer or Market Heifer must be a resident of Miami County. 8. Breeder must be a current member of the Miami County Cattlemen's Association. 9. Steers and Market Heifers must be entered by March 1 of the current year on the Junior Fair entry form. NEW FOR 2013 – STEERS AND MARKET HEIFERS MUST BE ENTERED BY JANUARY 1 OF THE CURRENT YEAR ON THE JUNIOR FAIR ENTRY FORM. 10. Breeder(s) must be listed on the Junior Fair entry form. 11. All cattle must be shown in only one of the three classifications: a) Steer & Market Heifers, b) Breeding Heifers, or c) Feeder Calves. Example: Feeder Heifer must be declared feeder calf or breeding. 12. Entries will be made at the Beef Barn each day of weighins for the Born and Raised Steer and Market Heifer Show. 13. Any protests must be filed with the President of the Miami County Cattlemen's Association no later than one hour after the Show along with a $100.00 deposit. Prize winnings for all three Born and Raised Cattle Shows are: Champion - $250.00; Reserve Champion - $200.00; 3rd place - $150.00; 4th place - $100.00 and 5th place - $50.00

FAMILY FUN NIGHT GYMKHANA Friday, August 10, 2012 (Rain or Shine) 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. Entry Fees: $5.00 per person per class Renegade Cowgirls Equestrian Drill Team Performance at 5:30 p.m. All 4-H rules apply Helmets required for 19 and under Western Boots and Jeans Required Payback: $15.00 (1st), $10.00 (2nd), $7.00 (3rd), $5.00 (4th) – Must have 15 or more entries for paybacks. Ribbons awarded 1st – 6th places in all classes (participant ribbons to 8 and under) Peewee (10 & under), Jr. (11 – 18), Sr. (19 & older) May not show any type of stallion. You may have a choice of riding a real horse or a stick pony. Stick pony is for 8 and under. Shankless Showmanship: Exhibitor & horse must perform a simple showmanship pattern with no contact to halter or lead. All age divisions - Participants will enter ring singly and be judged individually. Rescue Race: Two riders, one horse. The rider to be rescued stands across the arena, behind the pickup line. The rider on the horse must ride down to the teammate on the ground, pass the line and let him/her on the horse behind the saddle and both must ride to the finish line. Peewee (2 person team) Junior (2 person team) Senior (2 person team)

Key Hole: Ride your horse into a keyhole drawn on the ground in white powder and turn around and ride out to the finish line. Peewee Junior Senior Flags (Ohio State): Rider must run to flag, pickup flag, run around barrels and stick flag in bucket on way to finish line. Peewee Junior Senior The Derby: The horse must jump a cavaletti, one foot high, completely circle a barrel, jump a second cavaletti and cross the finish line. Peewee Junior Senior Baton Relay: One rider takes the baton and runs down round a barrel and back to the finish line where the other teammate is waiting to grab a baton and make his/her run and back. Peewee (2 person team) Junior (2 person team) Senior (2 person team) Cloverleaf Barrels Peewee Junior Senior Pole Bending Peewee Junior

Senior No refunds for scratches. Deposit of $50.00 cash required for disputes. For additional information please contact Marsha Cremeans at 573-8690 or Amy Moore at 657-0099. Mane Express and the Miami County Fairgrounds are not responsible for loss/theft of personal property or accidents/injury to exhibitors, spectators, animals or personal property. No dogs permitted on fairgrounds. No helmet required for stick pony participants. 4-H helmet rule will be strictly enforced. All youth age 19 and under, participating in any 4-H equestrian activity, are required to wear properly fitted protective headgear which meets or exceeds current ASTM/SEI standards with chin harness securely fastened at all times while riding or driving an equine. The Ohio 4-H horse program, show committees, officials, extension personnel and volunteer leaders are not responsible for checking headgear worn for such compliance. The Ohio 4-H horse program, show committees, officials, extension personnel and volunteer leaders may, at his/her discretion, check a participant’s protective headgear for proper standards. If the youth is found to be wearing unapproved, defective, or improperly fitted headgear, he/she is not permitted to participate in riding or driving activities until proper headgear is acquired.


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MIAMI CO. BORN & RAISED MARKET LAMB SHOW CLASS J-730 Born and Raised Market Lamb Tuesday 9:00 a.m. Sponsored by the Miami Co. Sheep Improvement Association. BREEDER: The breeder of the market lamb must be a resident of Miami County. The breeder must be a current member of the Miami Co. Sheep Improvement Association. The breeder must attend a minimum of one (1) Miami Co. Sheep Improvement Association meeting prior to June 1st for that year. EXHIBITOR: Participant must be an exhibitor in the Miami Co. Jr. Fair Market Lamb Show. ENTRIES: Entries for the Miami Co. Born and Raised Show must be made on or before June 1, 2012. NEW FOR 2012: A $5.00 entry fee per lamb will be required along with scrapie number by the breeder by August 1st paid to the treasurer of sheep association. An entry fee of $5.00 will be charged for each market lamb at weigh in by exhibitor. Exhibitors are eligible to show two of their Junior Fair market lambs in the Born and Raised show provided they meet the eligibility requirements.

All market lambs must be owned and in the exhibitors care by June 1 of the current year. Exhibitors may enter a maximum of seven (7) lambs. This number includes both Junior Fair and Born and Raised lambs (if eligible) but may only show two (2) lambs in the Born and Raised Show. WEIGHING /CLASS SIZE: Born and Raised Market Lamb weigh in will be held at the same time as Jr. Fair Market Lamb weigh in. All Market Lambs showing in the Born and Raised show must be weighed, tagged and designated for the show at tag in. Lambs will be shown by weight as determined during the Market Lamb weigh in on Friday morning of the Miami County Fair. All Market Lambs will be shown in classes as determined by each lamb’s respective weight. If one exhibitor has two (2) lambs in the same weight class, the heaviest lamb may be bumped to the next higher weight class at the discretion of the executive committee. The Champion and Reserve Champion single Jr. Fair Market Lambs are ineligible to show in the Born and Raised Show.

DAIRY CATTLE – DEPT. 400 SUPERINTENDENTS: Co-Chair Mike Jess, Co-Chair Kay Quinton, Don Black, Kenny Kirby Entries close SATURDAY, July 28, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Entry fee $10.00 per head Superintendents to make all stall assignments and no stall assigned until entry fee is paid. All entry money to be paid at Secretary’s office or by mail when entries are made. All animals must be registered in exhibitors’ name and certificates of same produced if requested by department superintendents or judges. All animals must be on the grounds by Thursday at 10:00 p.m. unless coming from another fair. Cattle not kept in their assigned space will not be eligible to show. The exhibitors must keep stalls and aisles clean. “Milking” cows will be released TUESDAY after the show. People who are awarded a premium for the open shows will be issued a payment voucher. The voucher must be taken to the fair office. The money will then be issued to the winner. Judging Tuesday, immediately following Jr. Dairy Show at 10:30 a.m. Premiums will be paid to 1st and

2nd places except for Item # 9 and #22. These classes will receive 1st and 2nd place ribbons only. OPEN CLASS DAIRY SHOW CLASS 401 - Holstein CLASS 402 - Jersey CLASS 403 - Guernsey CLASS 404 - Ayrshire AGES FOR DAIRY CLASS Jr. Heifer Calf - March 1, 2012 and over 4 months Intermediate Heifer Calf December 1, 2011 through February 28, 2011 Sr. Heifer Calf - September 1, 2011 through November 30, 2011 Summer Yearling - June 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011 Jr. Yearling Heifer - March 1, 2011 through May 31, 2011 Winter Yearling - December 1, 2010 through February 28, 2010 Sr. Yearling Heifer - September 1, 2010 through November 30, 2010 Jr. 2-year-old Cow - March 1, 2010 through August 31, 2010 Sr. 2-year-old Cow - September 1, 2009 through February 28, 2010 3-Year-old Cow - September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009 4-year-old Cow - September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008 Aged Cow - 5 years and over - born

before September 1, 2007 DAIRY PREMIUM LIST ALL PRORATED BY NUMBER OF ENTRIES PER CLASS 1. Jr. Heifer Calf 2. Intermediate Heifer Calf 3. Sr. Heifer Calf 4. Summer Yearling 5. Jr. Yearling Heifer 6. Winter Yearling 7. Sr. Yearling Heifer 8. Jr. Champion Heifer 9. Jr. Best 3 Females 10. Jr. 2 Year-old Cow 11. Sr. 2 year-old Cow 12. 3 Year-old Cow 13. 4 Year-old Cow 19. 5 Year-old Cow 20. Sr. Champion Female 21. Grand Champion Female Rosette 22. Best 3 Females CLASS 410 FUTURE SHOWMAN SHOW Tuesday after Dairy Show. Rules for the Future Showman Class in the Dairy division of the Miami County Fair: Open to any boy or girl in Miami County who is between the ages of 5 and 8. Animals to be provided by the exhibitors of all dairy breeds who wish to cooperate. Participation ribbons will be awarded.


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BEEF CATTLE – DEPT. 500 SUPERINTENDENTS: Co-Chairman Mike Jess, Co-Chairman Kay Quinton, Don Black, Kenny Kirby Entry fee $15 per head. Enter day of show by 10:30 a.m. at Show Ring Office (Goat Barn). NO EARLY ENTRIES All animals must be on the grounds by Sunday, August 12, at 10:00 a.m. Superintendents to make all stall assignments, and no stall assigned until entry fee is paid. All animals except steers must be registered in the exhibitor’s name and certificates of it produced if requested by department superintendent or judges. All beef cattle must pass state health standards’ including open class steers. Judging of beef breeding will be Sunday, August 12, immediately following Jr. Fair Beef Breeding. Premium - All prorated by number of entries per class. Will pay placings 1st and 2nd except for Item #15. All animals must be in the ring within five minutes after the first call. Cattle not kept in assigned space will not be eligible to show. The exhibitors must keep stall and aisles clean. Grooming chutes used in designated areas only. All open class exhibitors released Sunday immediately following Show NO BUTT FANS ALLOWED - All fans must be at least 48” from bottom of cage to floor. NOTE: If less than 3 head are entered per Breed, they will show in the ALL OTHER BREEDS Classes 501, 502, 503, and 504 are registered pure bred classes. - CLASS 501 - Red Poll - CLASS 502 - Angus - CLASS 503 - Shorthorn - CLASS 504 - Simmental - Class 505 - All Other Breeds (Incl. Low % Maintainers) - Class 506 Cross Breeds - DEFINITION of AGES for CLASSES

Junior Calf - born after January 1, 2012 Winter Calf - born October 1 through December 31, 2011 Senior Calf - born August 1 through September 30, 2011 Summer Yearling - born May 1 through July 31, 2011 Spring Yearling - born March 1 through April 30, 2011 Jr. Yearling - born January 1 through February 28, 2010 Sr. Yearling - born August 1 through December 31, 2010 1. Junior heifer calf 2. Winter heifer calf 3. Sr. heifer calf 4. Jr. Champion Heifer (Classes Winners from 1, 2, 3) 5. Res. Jr. Champion Heifer 6. Summer yearling heifer 7. Spring yearling heifer 8. Junior yearling heifer 9. Senior yearling heifer 10. Sr. Champion heifer (Classes Winners from 6, 7, 8, 9) 11. Res. Sr. Champion heifer 12. Grand Champion Female (Division Winners from 4, 5, 10, 11) 13. Res. Grand Champion Female 15. Best pair of females of any age 16. Cow and calf 17. Supreme Champion Female (Grand Champion from each Breed) 18. Res. Sup. Champion Female OPEN BEEF FEEDER CALF SHOW Entry Fee $10 NO EARLY ENTRIES Entries made at time of weigh in Open to Everyone Saturday, August 11, 3:00 p.m. Champion Steer-$150 Reserve Champion Steer-$100 Champion Heifer-$100 Reserve Champion Heifer-$50 (Class money pro-rated) Weigh-in 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday RULES: 1. Calves released immediately following

Open Steer Show. 2. Calves must be sired by a beef bull and out of a good grade beef cow. No dairy breeding accepted. 3. Heifers and Steers must be born after January 1, 2012, and weigh between 300 and 650 pounds. 4. Calves must be castrated. Dehorning is recommended, but not necessary. 5. Calves must be broken to lead and show. 6. Heifers will be shown in separate classes from steers. Classes will be determined by weight. Heifers will show first. All participants must abide by the show rules as set forth by the State of Ohio. 7. All animals must be on the grounds by Saturday, August 11, at 10:00 a.m. NO PAINT OPEN CLASS STEER SHOW - CLASS 510 Saturday, August 11, immediately following the Miami County Born and Raised Steer and Market Heifer Show Open Class Steers will be weighed at 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Entry Fee $15 NO EARLY ENTRIES Entries made at time of weigh in Champion - $150 Reserve Champion - $100 (Class money pro-rated) 1. Open to anyone 2. Must be halter broke. 3. Limited to five (5) entries per exhibitor. 4. Cattle will be weighed to determine class in which they will show by weight. 5. All breeds will show together. 6. The same animal will be allowed in both the open class show and the junior fair show. 7. Open class steer will NOT sell. 8. Minimum weight for steers 900 lbs. 9. All participants must abide by the show rules as set forth by the State of Ohio 10. Open Class Steers released immediate ly after show. 11. All animals must be on the grounds by Saturday, August 11, at 10:00 a.m.

SWINE – DEPT. 600 Superintendents – Chair Dan Voight, Matt Gross, Diane Miller Class 601 - No weight limit MARKET GILT SHOW NON-TERMINAL SHOW Bring ‘em, Show ‘em, Take ‘em home (NO SALE) Entries Close July 28, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Entry forms available in the Fair Premium Book and at the Secretary’s office. Entry fees $15.00 per head - Pre-deadline. Late entries allowed up to Friday August 10, 2012 10:00 a.m. at $20.00 per head. Judging: Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Gilts only permitted in this show. Show is open to residents and gilts of the State of Ohio (ONLY). Each exhibitor allowed unlimited entries in gilt show.

All market gilts are to be on the grounds and in pens by 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 10, 2012. BARN MEETING - Friday August 10th, at 10:00 a.m. WEIGH IN - Friday August 10th, at 10:30 a.m. MANDATORY AT WEIGH IN: Exhibitors will be required to sign a Release Form provided by show committee. NO GILTS WILL BE LOADED OUT UNTIL THE CONCLUSION OF THE SHOW AND MUST BE OFF THE GROUNDS BY 9:00 P.M. Saturday, August 11, 2012. No clipping permitted on the grounds. At weigh-in: All gilts are to be clean at weigh-in time. Gilts will be weighed one time and that will be the official weight. Gilts will be shown by classes by weight and by breed. Registration papers will be

required to show in pure bred classes. Registration papers must be shown at time of weigh ins. A minimum of 8 gilts will be required to form a pure bred class. Division of pure bred class will be at the discretion of the swine committee. All gilts without papers will be shown as crossbreds. Number of classes and gilts per class will be determined by total entries and equalized as much as possible at the discretion of swine committee. Exhibitors please note: No scales in barn from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Pens, aisles and adjacent areas are to be cleaned daily or as needed and gilts properly cared for throughout the duration that they are on the grounds. PENS ARE TO BE CLEANED BY EXHIBITORS AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE SHOW. Violation of these rules may result in immediate forfeiture of premiums and awards


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SWINE – DEPT. 600 as well as barring from future competition. Classes and divisions PREMIUMS PER CLASS: To be paid in cash at time of show 1st $25.00 2nd $20.00 3rd $15.00 Division I Champion Pure Bred $50.00 Award Division I Reserve Rosette Division II Champion $50.00 Award Division II Reserve Rosette Division III Champion $50.00 Award Division III Reserve Rosette Division VI Champion $50.00 Award Division VI Reserve Rosette Grand Champion $500.00 Award Reserve Grand Champion $250.00 Award TOTAL PREMIUMS INCREASED $500.00 FOR 2012 DUE TO SPONSORSHIPS. The swine committee would like to thank all the sponsors for the 2011 fair swine shows: Albert Gross Family D & L Plumbing Services Dwayne Taylor Farms Heritage Cooperative High Output Genetics Miami County Born and Raised Swine Wintrow Show Pigs CLASS 602 PEE WEE and ADULT SHOWMANSHIP Saturday, 10:00 a.m. 1. 3 years and under as of January 1st of current year Award 2. 4 years as of January 1st of current year Award 3. 5 years as of January 1st of current year Award 4. 6 years as of January 1st of current year Award 5. 7 years as of January 1st of current year Award 6. 8 years as of January 1st of current year Award 7. Adult Women Award 8. Adult Men Award 9. Supreme Adult Showman - winner of class 7 & 8 plus any winner of adult showmanship eligible to compete. All animals for these classes must be current year gilts projects already on the grounds. Entrants to make own arrangements for animal. No pre-recorded entry is necessary. Registration will be just prior to show. No one shall enter if he/she is eligible for Junior Fair participation in any county. Class 603 Miami County Born and Raised Open Gilt Show Rules/Eligibility Date Friday, August 10, 2012 Time: 5:30 p.m. 1. All gilts nominated by members in good standing of the Miami County Swine Breeders Assoc. are eligible for this Miami County Born and Raised Gilt Show. 2. The show is open to any exhibitor showing an eligible gilt.

3. Eligible gilts can be brought to the fairgrounds for either the Miami County Born and Raised or the Senior Fair Open Show or both, however regardless of which shows the gilt participates in, the gilts will not be permitted to leave until released after the Senior Fair Open Gilt show on Saturday. 4. Nominations will be handled by the Breeder. The Breeder must be notified by the exhibitor before June 1st that the gilt needs to be made Miami County Born and Raised eligible and if it is going to be showed as a purebred or a crossbred at the fair. Once nominated as a purebred it has to be shown as a purebred at the fair. The breeder will do this by turning in the exhibitor’s name, pig ear notch number, and pig description to the Miami County Breeders Association by the June meeting. All pigs listed on the Breeders’ Born and Raised list will be eligible for the Born and Raised show. All gilts nominated for the Miami County Born and Raised show must be ear notched and reported in accordance with the “Universal Ear Notching System” used by the National Swine Registry. Ear notches on gilts exhibited must match those nominated. Failure to match will result in disqualification of the gilt from the show and forfeiture of any premiums. 5. Entries will be made in the Swine Barn the day of weigh-ins for the Open Gilt Show. An entry fee of $5.00 will be charged per gilt entered in the Miami County Open Gilt Show. The eligibility of gilts entered will be checked against breeder nomination forms the day of entry prior to the show. 6. Gilts will be shown in classes by weight and by breed. Registration papers will be required to show in purebred classes. Division of purebred classes will be at the discretion of the show committee. There are no weight limits on this show so all gilts will be eligible regardless of weight. The weights taken form the Senior Fair Open show will be used for this show to divide the classes. There will be no weigh back, once you weigh that is the weight that will be used. 7. Awards Grand Champion $250 Reserve Champion $150 All Division Champions $25 All Division Reserves $20 Class Awards, 1st - $15, 2nd - $10, 3rd - $5, 4th - $5, 5th - $5. Additional class placings may be paid at the discretion of the Miami County Swine Breeders. 8. Breeder of the Champion and Reserve “Miami County Born and Raised” Gilt show will be recognized at the conclusion of the show. 9. Falsification of information or deliberate attempt to subrogate the above rules shall be grounds for disqualification. Class 604 Miami County Born And Raised Barrow Show Show Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Time: 10:00 AM 1. The Miami County Born & Raised Barrow Show is open to all Miami County Jr.

Fair show exhibitors 2. The “Breeder” must be a current member of the Miami County Swine Breeders Association. 3. Only Junior Fair barrows will be eligible for this show as no additional barrows will be allowed to be brought to the fairgrounds specifically for this “Born and Raised” show. 4. Nominations will be handled by the breeder. The breeder must be notified by the exhibitor before June 1st that the barrow needs to be made Miami County Born and Raised eligible and if it is going to be showed as a purebred or a crossbred at the fair. Once nominated as a purebred it has to be shown as a purebred at the fair. The breeder will do this by turning in the exhibitors name, pig ear notch number, and pig description to the Miami County Breeders Association by the June meeting. All pigs listed on the breeders “Born and Raise” list will be eligible for the Born and Raise Show. It will no longer be necessary to get breeders signatures on any other nomination form. All barrows nominated for the Miami County Born and Raise Show must be ear notched and reported in accordance with the universal ear notching system used by the National Swine Registry. Ear notches on barrows exhibited must match those nominated. Failure to match will result in disqualification of the barrow from the show and forfeiture of any premiums. 5. Entries will be made in the Swine barn the day of weigh-ins for the Junior Barrow Show. An entry fee of $5.00 will be charged per barrow entered in the Miami County Born and Raised Show. Exhibitors are eligible to show both their Junior Fair barrows in the Born and Raised show provided they both meet the eligibility requirements stated above. 6. Barrows will be shown in classes by weight and by breed. Registration papers will be required to show in purebred classes. Division of the purebred classes will be at the discretion of the show committee. There are no weight limits on this show, so all barrows will be eligible to show regardless of weight. The weights taken for the Junior Fair barrow show will be used to divide classes for the “Born and Raised” show. There will be no weigh backs. 7. Awards: Grand Champion $250 Reserve Champion $150 All Division Champions $25 All Division Reserves $20 Class Awards, 1st - $15, 2nd - $10, 3rd - $5, 4th - $5, 5th - $5. Additional class placings may be paid at the discretion of the Miami County Swine Breeders. 8. Breeders of the Champion and Reserve “Miami County Born and Raised Barrow” will be recognized at the conclusion of the show. 9. Water only is to be used on the skin and hair coat of barrows. 10. Falsification of information or deliberate attempt to subrogate the above rules shall be grounds for disqualification.


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SHEEP – DEPT. 700 Superintendents: Chairman Eric Wright, Kenny Kirby, Tyler Schindel No Sheep/Goat with blue scrapie tags will be permitted on the grounds. OPEN SHEEP BREEDING SHOW Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Entries close Saturday, July 28, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. Entry forms available in Fair Premium Book or at Secretary’s Office. Entry fee $5.00 per item. All entry money must be paid at Secretary’s Office or by mail when entries are made. Exhibitors residing in Miami Co. and wishing to stay for the duration of the fair are welcome to do so but must clean out pens before being awarded any premium money. If so, please include on your entry forms the number of pens that will be needed. Exhibitors residing in Miami Co. that will be staying for the duration of the fair must park livestock trucks and trailers at the south end of the fairgrounds behind horse barn #1. All out of county exhibitors will show off their trailers. All sheep must be in place by 8 a.m. Sunday, August 12, 2012. Exhibitors are to use the south entrance off of Harrison Street to bring the sheep onto and off the fairgrounds. All sheep will be released Sunday, one (1) hour following the show. Exhibitors must show registration papers when called for by the Sheep Committee or premiums will be forfeited. Sheep health papers, where required, must have corresponding ear tag or tattoo number and scrapie tags. Vaccinations should be done in accordance with veterinarian recommendations. Use area east of sheep barns for walking sheep. No sheep are permitted west of sheep barns. CLASS 701 - Hampshire CLASS 702 - Shropshire CLASS 703 - Oxford CLASS 704 - Dorset CLASS 705 - Natural Color CLASS 706 - South Down CLASS 707 - Corridale CLASS 708 – Suffolk CLASS 709 – Rambouilet CLASS 710- All Other Breeds (Meat) CLASS 711 - All Other Breeds (Wool) Item 1 Yearling ram, 1 year and under 2 years of age Entry Fee $5.00

Item 2 Ram lamb, less than 1 year of age Entry Fee $5.00 Item 3 Pen of two ram lambs Entry Fee $5.00 Champion Ram of each breed will receive rosette & $15.00 Reserve Champion Ram of each breed will receive rosette & $10.00 Item 5 Yearling ewe, 1 year and under 2 years of age Entry Fee $5.00 Item 6 Pen of two yearling ewes Entry Fee $5.00 Item 7 Ewe lamb, less than 1 year of age Entry Fee $5.00 Item 8 Pen of two ewe lambs Entry Fee $5.00 Champion Ewe of each breed will receive rosette & $15.00 Reserve Champion Ewe of each breed will receive rosette & $10.00 Item 10 Pair of lambs, both sexes represented Entry Fee $5.00 Item 11 Flock consisting of 1 yearling ram or 1 ram lamb, 2 yearling ewes and 2 ewe lambs, total of 5 head owned by exhibitor. Champion Flock of each breed will receive $15.00. Reserve Champion Flock of each breed will receive $10.00. Entry Fee $5.00 Supreme Champion Ewe - $50.00 and Banner; Supreme Champion Ram $50.00 and Banner Supreme Reserve Champion Ewe $25.00 and Banner; Supreme Reserve Champion Ram - $25.00 and Banner Supreme Champion Flock $50.00 and Banner; Supreme Reserve Champion Flock $25.00 and Banner. Premiums will be based on the number of entries in the appropriate item. NOTICE: Exhibitors who are awarded a premium for the open show will be issued a payment voucher. The voucher should be taken to the Sr. Fair Office by Thursday at 6:00 p.m. The money will then be issued to the exhibitors. CLASS 721 -ADULT OPEN CLASS SHEEP SHOWMANSHIP Tuesday afternoon following Kiddie Showmanship Open to any exhibitor No entry fee, enter day of show Ribbon to each participant. CLASS 722 KIDDIE SHOWMANSHIP Tuesday afternoon following Jr. Fair

Sheep Showmanship. No entry fee, enter day of show Open to exhibitors under 4-H age. Ribbon to each participant. CLASS 723 - GUYS AND GALS LEAD-IN WOOL SHOW Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Sheep Arena Entries close Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. USE SENIOR FAIR OPEN CLASS ENTRY BLANK ONLY. Bio information and cloth swatch needs to be provided to Department Chairman by 8:00 a.m. on day of show. Entry fee will be $10. Premiums for each age division will be based on the number of entries in the appropriate Item. All monies in the item will be paid out. Item 1 Senior Division: Ages 16 through 19 as of Jan. 1, 2012 Item 2 Intermediate Division: Ages 13 through 15 as of Jan. 1, 2012 Item 3 Junior Division: Ages 9 through 12 as of Jan. 1, 2012 Entrant must be responsible to make own arrangements for a sheep to use. The entrants may show their own sheep or can be sponsored by a sheep exhibitor. The sheep may be any gender; broken to lead on a halter and groomed in show condition. The animal must be shown with a halter. Any violation of this ruling will result in immediate disqualification of the contestant. The entrants garment must be handmade of at least 50% wool. Entrants will be judged on the entrants poise and presentation, general appearance, garment construction and the behavior and grooming of the sheep. MIAMI COUNTY JACKPOT SHOW Friday, August 10, 2012 Miami County Fairgrounds Troy, Ohio Enter Day of Show Entry Fee $15.00 Entries Open 4:30-6:00 p.m. Show to begin at 7:00 p.m. Show contacts: Eric Wright Show Day Phone (937) 418-8770 Gate admission not included Open to the World Grand Champion $150 Reserve Grand Champion $75 Class money to be pro-rated based on entries

OPEN RABBIT SHOW Sunday, August 12, 2012 Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Show will begin at 9:00 a.m. Entry Fees are $3.00 per rabbit and $1.00 per fur

Breeds being sanctioned are: Dutch, Mini Lop, Mini Rex, New Zealand, Netherland Dwarf for both open and youth in both State and National Satin for Open only in both State and National Holland Lop for Open and Youth in National only


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JUNIOR FAIR RULES AND REGULATIONS Junior Fair Rules and Regulations 1. Entries close for market steer/heifers March 1, 2012 with DNA hair samples and all other entries close June 1, 2012. No entries will be accepted which are postmarked after that date. Take entries to Secretary’s Office. 2. All livestock and exhibits shown must be a bonafide part of the exhibitor’s project for the current year and the exhibitor must have completed any requirements of their respective organization to compete. 3. Entry forms must be accurately written or typed on Miami County Junior Fair forms and signed by Junior Fair exhibitor, Advisor/leader and Parent. 4. No entry fee will be charged for any entry in the Junior Fair Division. Junior Fair exhibitors may enter their animal or article in open class where there is a class for such entry, by filling out an open class entry blank and complying with the Rules and Regulations of the open class show. These entries must be made on open class entry blanks. Entries made in different departments (e.g. Dairy and Horse) should be made on respective entry forms. 5. A separate entry blank must be used by each person making an entry EXCEPT 4-H Home Economics Projects. Entries in each class are limited to two per class per exhibitor unless stated otherwise by the department rules and regulations and requires no entry form. 6. In a class having only one entry, the judge shall have the right to refuse a first premium award if in his opinion the exhibit is unworthy. Exhibits found to be unfit for show or of such low standard as to make questionable the right to competition will be declared ineligible and no award will be paid. 7. Every precaution will be taken to protect exhibits and animals from loss or injury; the fair management will not be responsible for loss or injury to animals and exhibits. 8. It shall be the duty of the exhibitor to keep his or her animals fed, watered and the stalls clean and neat along with keeping the area walkway clean and neat around the animals for the entire duration of the fair. Failure to comply will result in animal being declared ineligible for sales and forfeit all premiums and awards. 9. All livestock exhibitors in the Junior Division shall be prepared to present a certificate of registration from the respective breed associations for all animals shown except steers, market pigs, market lambs, market rabbits, poultry, market goats, calves, and horses. The certificate of registration for the animal shall stand in the name of the individuals or partnership

making the entry of which the exhibitor shall state the partnership on his official entry blank, indicating which animals being entered actually are registered in his name. 10. Under Rule 9, birth report cards will not be accepted nor will notices from breed associations stating that application for registration is pending with them. The exhibitor must have his or her registration of the animal in their possession and be able to produce it on show day, if called for by any of the fair management. Exhibitors unable to produce the registration when called for, regardless of the reason, are automatically declared ineligible to show that animal. Misrepresentation as to breeding and irregularity in showing will be exposed and any premium won by such exhibitor will be withheld. 11. All market steers and heifers musthave been owned by the exhibitor and under exhibitor’s care by March 1, 2012. All dogs must have been owned and under exhibitor’s care by June 1, 2012. All horse leases under exhibitor’s care by May 1, 2012. All market lambs, all beef animals, dairy, breeding goats and market goats, horses, sheep breeding, barrows, dairy steers, rabbits and poultry must be owned and in exhibitors care by June 1, 2012. Meat chickens by July 1, 2012. 12. All animals must conform to State Health Regulations. 13. Junior Fair exhibitors are eligible to exhibit up through but not past the year they turn 19 years old. 14. Showmanship contest - A Junior Fair Exhibitor is eligible to show in a showmanship contest with their animal only. A Junior, Intermediate, and a Senior, and also a Showman of Showmen Class will be held as noted in each livestock division, except horses. Age for Junior Class is 9-11 years of age, as of January 1. Intermediate Class is for the age group of 12-14 years of age as of January 1. Senior Class is for 15 years and older as of January 1. Showman of Showmen includes showmanship winners for this year and previous years and previous Showman of Showmen. Showmanship Contest is judged on the ability of each contestant to present his animal in the most effective manner to the judge at all times. Animals should be clean and fitted. Cleanliness and fitting will be considered in the scoring. Showman attire: jeans/pants; short or long sleeved shirts, hard soled shoes. Shirts must be collared and adequately cover the body, allowing for modesty. Modesty would include, but not limited to, any low cut shirts, tops, etc., that would be considered offensive and that would show

any cleavage. There shall be no mid-drift skin visible while showing. Penalty for noncompliance is that exhibitor will be removed from the show/sale/activity immediately by Fair Board Member in Charge of Department. THIS DRESS CODE GOES FOR ALL SPECIES unless otherwise stated. All departmental rules supersede general rules on showmanship, as in rabbits, horses, barrows, and dogs. 15. No one under 18 years of age is permitted to stay on the grounds overnight unless accompanied by a parent. 16. No Junior Fair articles or animals to be accepted or placed on the grounds prior to Thursday, the day before the opening of the Fair. Inspection will be available all that day. ALL ARTICLES MUST BE IN PLACE BY 10:00 p.m. THURSDAY NIGHT, INCLUDING LIVESTOCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. Only livestock to be admitted after 10:00 pm. will be those having release papers from another fair. (See departmental exceptions.) 17. Animals must remain in place until 6:00 p.m. Thursday. Anyone leaving early without permission from the superintendent will not be permitted to exhibit the following year. 18. Parking of trucks and trailers shall be in designated areas only, along fence at the north end of the fairgrounds. 19. Any item or article made by a boy or girl belonging to a supervised youth group in which there is no class provided to show the product in competition, may display the item for display purpose in a booth of the organization. 20. Any organization requiring or needing a booth for display should notify the Fair Directors or Secretary as far in advance of the fair as possible. No applications for booth space will be accepted after the date entries close. 21. Any student attending Upper Valley JVS whose local school district is not in Miami County cannot exhibit their joint vocational school project at the Miami County Fair. 22. Persons exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct, or violating ground rules, are subject to removal from fairgrounds and banned from showing that year. 23. Any violation of the published rules by exhibitors will result in forfeiture of any and all premiums and privileges. 24. No sick animal permitted in show or sale. 25. Grooming chutes in designated areas only. 26. NO BUTT FANS. All fans no lower than 48” from bottom of fan cage to floor. No more than 1 fan per 2 animals allowed.


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JUNIOR FAIR RULES AND REGULATIONS 27. Jr. Fair Exhibitors: Wood bedding is recommended for all species but not mandatory. ALL JR. FAIR EXHIBITORS MUST CLEAN THEIR PENS AFTER THEIR ANIMAL HAS LEFT THE GROUNDS. THIS RULE IS FOR ALL SPECIES. 28. NO animal is to be west of the sheep, dairy, or swine barns, all animals being walked must use the far east driveway next to 25-A, may go as far south on the driveway as the length of the Merchants Bldg, no animals north of the swine barn, no animals south of the sheep barn except for the designated driveway to walk them. Dogs on day of show: must stay east of the Merchants Bldg, not to go north of the Secretary’s Office, and no further south than the Merchants Bldg. All animals must stay away (as much as possible) from all concessionaires. Do not use the road directly east of Cove Springs Grange. ABSOLUTELY NO ANIMALS PERMITTED IN REST ROOMS! 29. JUNIOR FAIR EXHIBITORS MUST SHOW THEIR OWN ANIMALS. Exceptions will be made only for exhibitors who may be physically impaired, who have two animals entered in the same class or

an exhibitor absent on show day due to other commitments. In case of these exceptions, another boy or girl who is a Junior Fair Exhibitor may exhibit the animal with the authorization of the Superintendent In Charge. If a Junior Fair livestock exhibitor cannot be present at the time of judging they will need to present to the Superintendent’s Office a written permission notice signed by the person in charge of the activity that is in conflict and prevents the exhibitor from being present at the time of judging. Each market exhibitor must have on file an exhibitor agreement signed by themselves and a parent. 30. Each exhibitor will be permitted to sell only one market animal through the sale ring. JUNIOR FAIR RULE VIOLATIONS In the question of a rule violation the following process will be used; the exhibitor and/or parties involved will be questioned by fair officials. If it is felt that a violation has occurred, fair officials will make recommendations to the designated committee of the agricultural society which is appointed to that particular department. After the committee hears the allegations

and or evidence they will decide if the case should be brought before the full board of directors. In the decision of allegations being brought before the board, all parties involved will be notified of a meeting date with all parties having the right to present their views and/or evidence. Upon hearing the case, the Fair Board will make the ruling. When satisfactory evidence has been obtained by the Miami County Fair Management that any of the livestock rules have been violated, the exhibitor and/or the exhibitor’s family may be barred from showing at any future Miami County Fair. The minimum number of years for being barred is (3) years before the right to review for reinstatement. In case any premium shall have been awarded to animals shown in violation of this rule the Miami County Fair Management will request the exhibitor to refund all premiums, trophies, awards, ribbons, and sale money under such violation. Unless fraud and/or deception are involved, all championship placings stand. ALL COMMITTEE AND SENIOR FAIR BOARD DECISIONS ARE FINAL.

QUALITY ASSURANCE QUALITY ASSURANCE Superintendents: Co-Chairman Dan Voight, Co-Chairman Elaine Wintrow, Don Black, Diane Miller, Kay Quinton, Eric Wright All market and lactating animal exhibitors must attend a Quality Assurance Session within the State of Ohio in order to exhibit an animal at the Miami County Fair. Exhibitors of swine must also receive PQA certification with the required Quality Assurance. The session must be put on by a qualified instructor. Exhibitors of the ages 12-18 have the option to take a test given by a qualified instructor to test out of Quality Assurance. The Miami County Ag. Society will be providing (2) test dates, (4) Quality Assurance sessions and (1) make up session. Exhibitors of the Miami County Fair who choose to attend Quality Assurance & PQA sessions given by instructors other than the Miami County Ag Society must provide a certificate form from the instructor. The form must state the instructor’s name, location, date of session and instructor’s phone number. This form is to be submitted with exhibitor’s entry form no later than June 1. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to provide the form at the time of entries, only cattle exhibitors do not have to turn in a form with entry; cattle exhibitors must have certificate turned in

by June 1. Forms will only be accepted with entry forms (cattle due by June 1). Exhibitors that attend Quality Assurance provided by Miami County Ag. Society are not required to provide certificate with entry form as the Ag. Society will have records of attendance. Parents of exhibitors are NOT required to attend Quality Assurance sessions. Miami County Ag Society Quality Assurance Program options and dates: Test Options There are (2) separate tests. One for 12-14 year olds and one for 15-18 year olds (4-H Age). If exhibitor tests out when they are 12, 13, or 14, they will have to test again at age 15. The test is 50 multiple choice questions. Exhibitor must score at least 70% to pass. This is given in (2) categories, large (swine, sheep, cattle, goats, dairy) and small (poultry, rabbits) animals. If exhibitor shows both they can choose which test to take. Test will be held at the Fairgrounds Secretary’s Office on: February 25th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 12th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Exhibitors only get one chance to pass the test each year. If exhibitor does not pass the test they must attend another Quality Assurance session. Exhibitor must pre-register to take the test by February 21st or March 9th. Please call the Extension office at 440-3945 to register.

Quality Assurance Sessions The regular Quality Assurance session will be held in the Duke Lundgard Building on the following dates which are assigned to 4-H clubs on these dates. The session club assignments are sent out in the 4-H newsletter. There is no pre-registration needed if members come to their club assigned session. Registration is required if a member needs to attend a session other than the one they had been assigned. 4-H members must register by calling the 4-H extension office two (2) days prior to the session they want to attend (member may or may not be accepted). Saturday, March 31st at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31st at 1 p.m. Monday, April 9th at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25th at 7 p.m. EXHIBITOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SIGNING IN AND OUT AT THESE SESSIONS. SIGNING IS THE ONLY WAY TO SHOW ATTENDANCE!!! Make up session will be held on Tuesday, June 12th at 7 p.m. for a fee of $30.00. Exhibitor must pre-register for this session by June 8th. Call 440-3945 to register. Out of County Exhibitors are able to attend Miami County Ag Society Quality Assurance Programs for a $15.00 fee and must pre-register by calling 440-3945.


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2011 MIAMI COUNTY FAIR ROYALTY

Left to Right, Front Row: Princess: Hope Shiltz, Queen: Kaylee Schaefer, King: Martin Leistner, Prince: Cole Mergler. Left to Right, Middle Row: 1st runner up: Cassandra Ingle, 2nd runner up: Chloe Shell, 3rd runner up: Meghan Deeter, 4th runner up: Brittany Wagner Left to Right, Back Row: 1st runner up: Jacob Eidemiller, 2nd runner up: Josh Furrow, 3rd runner up: Daniel Williams, 4th runner up: Allan Wheaton

MIAMI COUNTY FAIR HOG FUN DAY Monday August 13, 2012 directly following Swine showmanship; approximately 3:00 p.m. Tug of War Sign up sheet located on the north side of the hog office. All entries need to be signed up before the Showman of Showman class A name of the team needs to be included on the sign-up sheet, along with team member names and ages. Each person can only participate on one team. Teams must be made up of 4-H members, (not Cloverbuds) but you do NOT have to show swine to partici-

BEEF FUN DAY Wednesday, August 15, 2012 1:00 p.m.

pate. The number of kids on a team is determined by the combined 4-H age (as of January 1 of the current year) of the members. The team total cannot exceed 100. Double elimination Be prepared to get muddy. There will be team categories of adult teams and 4-H kids. Adult teams may be made up of a maximum of six adults. Prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place 4-H teams.

Held in the cattle show ring All 4-H kids welcome Calf Rodeo and Scavenger Hunt


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JUNIOR FAIR KING AND QUEEN CONTEST 1. RULES and REGULATIONS A. One entry may be nominated by each 4-H Club, FFA Chapter, FCCLA, Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts and Junior Leader Club. 2. ELIGIBILITY: A. An exhibitor in the 2012 Miami County Jr. Fair. B. 14-18 years of age, as of January 1, 2012 C. Contestants must not be married, not have been married, nor have born a child. D. Previous Miami County Fair Kings and Queens are not eligible. E. All contestants, should they be named King or Queen, must be willing and able to attend various activities throughout the Fair. If for any reason a contestant cannot accept this responsibility, he/she should not compete. F. No King/Queen may hold 2 titles at once example - if you are crowned king/queen for a specific specie and you are crowned Miami County Jr. Fair King/Queen, the specie crown must be given to the 1st runner up for that specie. 3. ATTIRE: A. Appropriate business attire.

4. DATE ENTRIES ARE DUE: A. Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. B. Send entries to Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 N. County Rd. 25-A, Troy, OH 45373 C. Entry forms may be secured from the Secretary's Office at the Fairgrounds or your advisor. 5. BASIS FOR SELECTION OF JUNIOR FAIR KING and QUEEN A. Personality (poise, ability to speak to group, personal interview with judges, collective appearance and bearing) 50 points B. Appropriate business attire 10 points C. Activities in addition to above 40 points 6. THE JUNIOR FAIR KING and QUEEN CONTEST will be held in the Duke Lundgard Building, Saturday, July 28, 2012, 1:00 p.m. INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED July 14, 2012, FROM 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. COME TO THE SECRETARY'S OFFICE DURING EITHER TIME SESSION; BUT ALL CONTESTANTS MUST BE CHECKED IN BY 2:30 P.M.

JUNIOR FAIR PRINCE AND PRINCESS CONTEST 1. ENTRIES LIMITED TO: One Entry for Prince and for Princess may be nominated by each 4-H club, FFA Chapter, FCCLA Chapter, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Junior Leader Club. Contestant does not need to be a member of the nominating organization. 2. ELIGIBILITY: Contestants must participate in the 2012 Miami County Fair. Contestants must be Kindergarten through second grade (ages 5-8) as of the 2011-2012 school year. All contestants, should they be named Prince or Princess, must be willing and able to attend various activities throughout the Fair. If for any reason a contestant cannot accept this responsibility, he/she should not compete. No Prince/Princess may hold two (2) titles at the same time. Example: If you are a current royalty for one of the species at the time that you are crowned Miami County Jr. Pair Prince/Princess, the specie crown must be given to the 1st runner-up for that specie.

3. ATTIRE: Girls: Skirt and blouse/top or dress Boys: Dress pants and short-sleeve, shirt with collar NO FIP-FLOPS OR TENNIS SHOES 4. DATE ENTRIES ARE DUE: Monday, July 2, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Send entries to: Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 N. Co. Rd. 25-A, Troy, OH 45373 Entries may be obtained from the Secretary’s Office at the Fairgrounds or sponsor 5. BASIS FOR SELECTION OF JUNIOR FAIR PRINCE AND PRINCESS: A. Personality (poise, ability to speak to groups, group interview with judges, collective appearance and bearing) 50 points B. Attire (appropriate attire) 10 points C. Activities in addition to above 40 points 6. THE JUNIOR FAIR PRINCE/PRINCESS CONTEST WILL BE HELD IN THE DUKE LUNDGARD BUILDING, FAIRGROUNDS, SATURDAY, JULY 28TH AT 1:00 P.M. INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD JULY 14TH @ 3:00 P.M. AT THE SECRETARY’S OFFICE, MIAMI COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS. CONTESTANTS NEED TO CHECK IN BETWEEN 2:30 P.M. AND 2:45 P.M.


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JUNIOR FAIR LIVESTOCK SALE If an animal carcass is found to have illegal or foreign substance at time of slaughter, the individual entering the animal will be barred from exhibiting at the Miami County Fair for a period of 3 years. EXHIBITOR RULES & REGULATIONS 1. The exhibitor will be required to stand the loss in the case of any condemned carcass. The exhibitor will forfeit all proceeds from the sale and all monies will be returned to the buyer. 2. A junior fair exhibitor may participate in a total of one (1) sale. 3. NO BY-BIDDING. Any animal entering the sale ring must be sold to a bonafide buyer. (Any deliberate case of violation will result in forfeiting all possible awards.) 4. No withdrawal of animals from sale unless done at weigh-in. 5. The exhibitors are responsible for the care of the livestock until claimed by the buyer, although ownership is transferred at the time of sale. 6. Grand champion and reserve grand champion must sell in the Sale of Champions. Grand champion and Reserve Grand Champion beef animals, single lambs, and barrows will go to immediate slaughter and be subject to inspection and drug testing. THE SALE CHECKS ON THESE ANIMALS WILL BE HELD UNTIL THE CARCASS PASSES INSPECTION. 7. Livestock sale checks will be mailed after the fair when sufficient money has been received from the buyers. 8. Checks not valid after 60 days. 9. A 3 percent sale commission plus check-off will be deducted from the selling price to defray part of the sale expenses. 10. All animals going through the sale must be drug free. SALE OF CHAMPIONS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012 at 7:00 P.M. PEN OF MARKET CHICKENS SINGLE TOM TURKEY PEN OF MARKET RABBITS SINGLE MARKET RABBIT MARKET KID GOAT PEN OF TWO MARKET LAMBS SINGLE MARKET LAMB MARKET BARROW DAIRY STEER MARKET STEER/MARKET HEIFER ANY EXHIBITOR WITH MORE THAN ONE CHAMPION OR RESERVE CHAMPION WILL BE PERMITTED TO SELL THAT ANIMAL DURING THE SALE OF CHAMPIONS. NEW FOR 2012 - ALL BORN AND

RAISED CHAMPIONS AND RESERVE GRAND CHAMPIONS WILL SELL FIRST DURING THE SPECIE SALE AS LONG AS THEY HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED TO BE SOLD. BARROW SALE Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. 1. Eligibility for Sale a. All animals must be in show condition and owners must have had their animals judged at the current fair to be eligible for sale. b. All entries must be barrows. 2. Minimum weight for all animals is 220 pounds. Maximum weight is 280 pounds. 3. There will be no custom kill barrows. SINGLE MARKET RABBIT SALE Thursday, August 16, 2012 starting at approximately 1:00 p.m. 1. Eligibility for sale a. All animals must be in show condition and owners must have had their animals judged at the current fair to be eligible for sale. b. All meat pen rabbits must have been kindled May 23, or after of current year. 2. Minimum weight is 3 pounds; maximum weight is 5 pounds to sell. PEN OF MARKET RABBITS SALE Thursday, August 16, 2012 immediately following Single Market Rabbit Sale 1. Eligibility for sale a. All animals must be in show condition and owners must have had their animals judged at the current fair to be eligible for sale. b. All meat rabbits must have been kindled May 23, or after of current year. 2. Minimum weight is 3 pounds; maximum weight is 5 pounds (each rabbit) to sell. PEN OF MARKET CHICKENS SALE Thursday, August 16, 2012 immediately following Pen of Market Rabbits Sale 1. Eligibility for sale a. All animals must be in show condition and owners must have had their animals judged at the current fair to be eligible for sale. b. Minimum weight is 4 pounds, maximum weight is 7 pounds each (both birds same sex) to sell. SINGLE MARKET TOM TURKEY SALE Thursday, August 16, 2012 immediately following Pen of Market Chickens Sale 1. Eligibility for sale a. All animals must be in show condition and owners must have had their animals judged at the current fair to be eligi-

ble for sale. b. No weight limits (commercial meat type). SINGLE MARKET LAMB SALE Thursday, August 16, 2012 immediately following Single Market Tom Turkey Sale 1. Eligibility for sale a. All animals must be in show condition and owners must have had their animals judged at the current fair to be eligible for sale. b. Minimum weight for market lambs to sell is 100 pounds. c. Pen of two market lambs will not be sold except for the Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Pen of two Lambs that must be sold. d. These will not be subject to slaughter rules. MARKET GOAT SALE Thursday, August 16, 2012 immediately following Market Lamb Sale 1. Eligibility for sale a. All animals must be in show condition and owners must have had their animals judged at the current fair to be eligible for sale. b. Minimum weight for market kid goats is 60 pounds. c. Market kid goats may be either wethers or does. No bucks will sell. d. These will not be subject to slaughter rules. DAIRY STEER SALE Thursday, August 16, 2012 immediately following Market Goat Sale 1. Eligibility for sale a. All animals must be in show condition and owners must have had their animals judged at the current fair to be eligible for sale. 2. Minimum weight to sell animal is 400 pounds, Maximum weight is 700 pounds. 3. Dairy beef feeders cannot go to slaughter - they must go to a farm. MARKET STEER/MARKET HEIFER SALE Thursday, August 16, 2012 immediately following Dairy Steer Sale 1. Eligibility for sale a. All animals must be in show condition and owners must have had their animals judged at the current fair to be eligible for sale. b. Dehorning - for safety precautions, all steers and & heifers must be dehorned. 2. Minimum weight to sell is 900 pounds for steers, 800 pounds for heifers


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JUNIOR FAIR LIVESTOCK JUDGING CONTEST Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 8:30 A.M. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the Sheep Arena 1. Participants will judge classes of beef, swine, and sheep. Some classes will have questions to answer. 2. Both individuals and teams are eligible to compete. 3. Only Miami County Jr. Fair members may enter. 4. No prior entries are required. 5. A club/chapter may enter as many teams as they wish. 6. Contestants must furnish their own pencil. 7. Four members will make up a team with the three high individual scores making up the team score. 8. The junior division is ages 8 - 13. Contestants must

be 8 years old or if he or she will be entering the 3rd grade; otherwise they must be 9 years as of January 1 of the current year. 9. The senior division is for ages 14 - 19. Contestants must be 14 years of age as of January 1 of current year. 10. Awards will be for both senior and junior divisions: a. High individual (trophy) b. Second and Third High individuals (ribbons) c. High Team (trophy) d. Second and Third High Teams (ribbons). Presentation of Awards will be Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in the Sheep Arena.

6 EASY STEPS FOR YOU TO BUY A MIAMI COUNTY JUNIOR FAIR ANIMAL bidding will start at an amount ABOVE mar1. A listing of this year's Miami County The Sale Will Be Conducted Using The ket value. As usual, you have two options Junior Fair Livestock Sales Buyers appearPremium Bid System with the animal once purchased… “PEN” ing in next years Miami County Fair 1. Attend one, two or all of the livestock the animal (means either the exhibitor Premium Book. sales and place your own bid or contact a 2. Miami County Junior Livestock Buyers keeps the animal or the buyer keeps the buyer to place your bid. animal) or “TRUCK” the animal (turn the aniSign displayed at next year's Miami County 2. When you arrive at the livestock sale, mal over to the packer). Fair. obtain a buyer's number from the sale If you decide to “PEN” the animal, you 3. Passes to the Miami County Fair. clerks in order to bid on the animal of your pay the “Total Price Buyer Pays” (which PREMIUM BIDDING SYSTEM choice. Proper ID will be required. means you pay the market price plus the The bidding will be per lot, rather than 3. When you spot an animal that you per pound which will allow you to know what final premium bid) see chart below. However want to purchase, bid by contacting the ring if you decide to “TRUCK” the animal, you you are paying without having to calculate a man or holding up your buyer's number. only have to pay the “Final Premium Bid” per pound total cost. Some lots will consist Prices are bid per lot. Some lots will consist see chart below. NOTE: Rabbits and of single animals and some lots will consist of single animals and some lots will consist Chickens will not have a market value base of multiple animals, such as pen of three of multiple animals (such as pen of three bid so the “Final Premium Bid” is the “Total rabbits, pen of two chickens, and pen of two rabbits, pen of two chickens, pen-of-two Price Buyer Pays.” lambs. lambs). Each lot will receive one premium Also, there will be no custom barrows. Each lot will receive one premium price. bid price. All barrows will be shipped to base bidder The market value of the animal will be 4. The sale will be conducted using the (packer). determined and posted before the sale. The Premium Bid system. If the buyer "trucks" the animal (turn the animal over to the packer), the buyer pays the bid “PEN” price. If the buyer "pens" the animal Animal Market Value Final Total Price (keeps the animal), the buyer pays (Total Base Bid) Premium Bid Buyer Pays the bid price plus the packer price. 5. BUYERS ARE ENCOURAGED Market Lamb $85 + $300 = $385 TO PAY THE DAY OF SALE BY Steer $900 + $500 = $1,400 CASH, CHECK OR CREDIT CARD Rabbits no value + $200 = $200 (VISA/MASTERCARD). Invoices not Market Goat $80 + $225 = $305 paid by September 1, 2012 will be Chickens no value + $140 = $140 charged a $30.00 per month late fee. (BUYER TERMS WILL BE MAILED NOTE: If the buyer “PENS” (keeps the animal), it is the responsibility of the OUT WITH BUYER PASSES.) buyer to arrange for slaughter and trucking of the animal. 6. Animals will be sold to the live“TRUCK” stock packer if you are buying the Animal Market Value Final Total Price animal for advertising purposes. (Total Base Bid) Premium Bid Buyer Pays Animals may go for custom slaughter or be taken home by the purchaser Market Lamb Does not matter $300 $300 (EXCEPT SWINE) if you are buying Steer Does not matter $500 $500 the animal for personal use. Rabbits Does not matter $200 $200 There will be no custom barrows. Market Goat Does not matter $225 $225 All barrows will be shipped to base Chickens Does not matter $140 $140 bidder. Junior Fair Livestock Buyers **NOTE** Barrows are a terminal sale animal — Buyer will pay premium bid receive these important advertising ONLY benefits:


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THANK YOU 2011 LIVESTOCK SALE BUYERS Above & Beyond Salon Accurate Construction Equipment Repair Afford A Car Al's BP / Sweet Treats Ice Cream Alvetro Orthodontics Amvets Post 88 Angle Calibration Angle-Maitlen & Buckeye Insurance Apple Farm Service B & B Ag-Vantages Baird Funeral Home BAJAP Services Bambauer Fertilizer. & Seed Inc. Barrett Paving Barga Investments Barton Trucking Beck’s Hybrids Becky Baker Bell Insurance & Financial Solutions Bel-Mar Farms, Mark & Deb Bell Bonita J. Kipling, DDS, LLC Bowman & Landes Turkey Farm Brenda Wolf Brown Twp. Trustees & Fiscal Officer Bruns General Contracting Inc. D. Miller Excavating Campbell Family Cartwright Farms LLC Catlow Inc. Caven’s Meats Inc. Cecil Jackson Family Channel Seed, Ty Hissong Chase Bank, Piqua Cheryl Jackson Clark Show Stock Clay’s Supporters

Combined Technologies Group, Inc Congressman John Boehner Conover Lumber Co. Contractors Supply of Dayton, Inc Covington Eagles Cron Excavating Crop Production Service Crop Production Services Crowe Farms CSC Contractors Custom Garage Doors Ltd. D & J Kenworthy Farms D & L Plumbing Services Inc. Dan Hemm Automall Dave & Tammy Thompson & Family Dave Campbell Insurance John Friedline Agent Diamond R Farms Dick's Paint & Body Shop Inc. Duff Hog Farm Dull Homestead Inc. Dwayne Taylor E. L. Lavy & Son Ed & Karen McMaken Egbert Livestock Electric Motors North Elvin & Becky Elifritz Ernie & Mary Lou Hageman Erwin Chrysler – Dodge- Jeep Excellence in Dentistry Farm Credit Services, Versailles Fennig Homan Agribusiness Fetters Farms Fiebiger Family Farms Fiebiger Pioneer Seed Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home Francis Farms & Kropp Family Francis Furniture of Troy Garden Stone Greenhouse Garry Brown Family Gary & Jackie Holfinger

Gerlach’s Homemade Ice Cream Gordon Murphy Orthodontics Graves-Fearon Agency (Nationwide) Green & Green Farms Greenview Acres Greenville National Bank Hamler-Gingrich Insurance Hans Deneke Trucking Inc. Hart’s Automotive Towing & Recovery Inc. Harvestland Co-op, Covington Harvestland Co-Op, Greg Spencer Havenar Lawn Services Heritage Cooperative HIS, LLC In Memory of Tony Fessler J & J Boer Goats Jackson – Sarver & Hale – Sarver Funeral JAZ Team, Ltd. Jerry Stichter, Auctioneer – Realtor Jim & Lois Starry Jim & Pam Sutherly Jim & Vicki Francis Jim Sutherly Joe & Heather Lavelle Joe Johnson Chevrolet John & Deb Weikert John & Melissa Beal John W. Yingst Johns Show Pigs Jones Septic Service Jud Thompson Family Julie and Jeff Trick K & B Molded Products Keller Grain & Feed Inc. Kenny & Jenni Kirby Kevin Mote Petroleum Kinnison Excavating Inc. Kristen Rappold Kroger


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THANK YOU 2011 LIVESTOCK SALE BUYERS Laura Lions Club Lena Ag Center Lester Buildings Lois Kauffmann Lumpkins Auto Body Main Source Bank Mark Knupp Muffler & Tire Matt Gearhardt & Family McCarroll Farm Miami County Commissioner Bud O’Brien Miami Co. Commissioner Jack Evans Miami Co. Farm Bureau Miami County Republican Party Miami County Township Association Miami Valley Feed & Grain Co. Miami Valley Fertilizer & Seed Miami Valley International Trucks Mike Thompson Mike’s Barn & Yard Connection & High Noon Feeds Millmark Construction / Milcon Concrete Minster Bank Morton Buildings Inc. Mullen’s Firestone Mumford Farms Murphy Wealth Management NAPA Auto Parts Troy/Piqua NuTech Plastics Northside Machine & Mold Inc. Oak Tree Services Odyssey Show P&R Specialty Paul Sherry Chrysler Dodge Jeep RV PAWLS, LLC Payne Financial Forensics Piqua DQ Grill and Chill

PNC Bank – Troy Poor Farmers RV Pullins Drainage Quality Landscape and Fence Ray’s Tune-Up RD Holder Oil Co. Ressler Farms Laura, OH Richard Gump Crop Insurance Ring Container Rob Eichenauer Robert Zeller Roger & Bryan Vaughn Rogers Grain Inc. Roland Peters Ronda Hershberger Royer Farms Rudy, Inc. S2K Excavating/ Scott Paulus SagePoint Financial Services Inc. Scott & Shannon Clark Scott Construction Scott Pence Auctioneer Scotts Seed Service Select Arc Inc. Shively Funeral Homes Sidney Electric Company SK Mold & Tool Small Stuff Construction Supply Smedley’s Chevrolet Smith & Assoc. Insurance Agency Springcreek Township Trustees & Fiscal Officer Springer Farms State Representative Richard Adams State Senator Bill Beagle Steel Aviation Steve & Staci Bucholtz Farms Steve Zell Farm Equipment Stillwater Tech Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home Strawser Farms

Sugarhill Farm T & R Livestock TC Holzen Excavating & Concrete TFS Lighthouse The Hawes Family Ticon Paving Inc. Tinkler / Neuenschwander TLC Racing Tom & Jean Hill Tom Cronin Tony Jackson Tri-Ag Products Troutwine Auto Sales Troy Concrete Troy Elevator Troy License Bureau Troy Rotary Club Troy Tractor Supply Co. Truepointe Co-op of Wilmington Trupointe Cooperative Inc. Unity National Bank US Bank Vannus Innovative Printing Wade & Diana Wilhelm Wagener Insurance Wallace Family Farms LLC Washington Twp. Trustees & Fiscal Officers Water Stone Ceramics West Milton IGA Western Ohio Fence Company Westside Beer, Wine & Food Wheaton Family Wheelock Farms Winco Industries Inc. Winners Stockyard - Osgood Wise Choice Farm Wise Lawn Care Woodward Club Lambs Woodwards Shaklee


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Congratulations Exhibitors Thank You Buyers 2011 LIVESTOCK CHAMPION & RESERVE CHAMPION BUYERS GRAND CHAMPION PEN OF CHICKENS Exhibitor: Hanna Shafer Buyer: Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home

GRAND CHAMPION TOM TURKEY Exhibitor: Kyle Webb Buyer: Kenny & Jenni Kirby, Heritage Cooperative

Reserve Grand Champion: Garrett Shafer Buyer: Millmark Construction

Reserve Grand Champion:Tyla Voight Buyer: Crowe Farms

GRAND CHAMPION PEN OF 3 RABBITS Exhibitor: Allison Wise Buyer: Custom Garage Doors

GRAND CHAMPION MARKET RABBIT Exhibitor: Allison Wise Buyer: P & R Specialty

Reserve Grand Champion: Cheyenne Smith

Reserve Grand Champion: Blythe Palsgrove Buyer: Alvetro Orthodontics

Buyer: Erwin Chrysler - Dodge - Jeep - Ram, Poor Farmers RV Sales and Services,Troy Elevator, Wheaton Farms


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2011 LIVESTOCK CHAMPION & RESERVE CHAMPION BUYERS GRAND CHAMPION GOAT Exhibitor: Eliza Hershberger Buyer: Ronda Hershberger

GRAND CHAMPION PEN OF 2 LAMBS Exhibitor: Colin Gump Buyer: P & R Specialty

Reserve Grand Champion:Tyla Voight Buyer: Alvetro Orthodontics

Reserve Grand Champion: Carly Gump Buyer: Hart’s Automotive

GRAND CHAMPION MARKET LAMB Exhibitor: Emily Johnson Buyer: Paul Sherry Chrysler Dodge Jeep RV Car & Credit

GRAND CHAMPION BARROW Exhibitor: Clay Hill Buyer: Clay’s Supporters

Reserve Grand Champion: Colin Gump Buyer: Mike’s Barn and Yard Connection, Richard Gump Crop Insurance, US Bank

Reserve Grand Champion: Ben Seale Buyer: Catlow INC Unity National Bank

GRAND CHAMPION DAIRY STEER Exhibitor: Kyle Roeth Buyer: P & R Specialty

GRAND CHAMPION STEER Exhibitor: Madison Clark Buyer: C. Miller Excavating

Reserve Grand Champion: Hunter Sharp Buyer:TC Holzen Excavating

Reserve Grand Champion: Seth Clark Buyer: Select Arc Inc.


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2012 OHIO AGRICULTURAL FAIR CHRONOLOGICAL SCHEDULE Paulding County Fair (Paulding) Pickaway County Fair (Circleville) Putnam County Fair (Ottawa) Marion County Fair (Marion) Harrison County Fair (Cadiz) Trumbull County Fair (Cortland) Clinton County Fair (Wilmington) Lawrence County Fair (Proctorville) Madison County Fair (London) Logan County Fair (Bellefontaine) Lucas County Fair (Maumee) Jackson County Fair (Wellston) Franklin County Fair (Hilliard) 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) 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)

Week of June 10 June 11 - 16 June 16 – 23 Week of June 17 June 18 - 23 Week of July 1 July 2 – 7 July 3 – 7 July 3 – 8 July 8 – 14 July 7 – 14 July 7 – 14 Week of July 8 July 9 – 14 July 10 – 15 July 13 – 21 July 14 - 21 Week of July 15 July 15 – 21 July 15 – 21 July 15 – 21 July 16 – 21 July 16 – 22 July 17 – 21 July 17 – 22 July 20 – 27 Week of July 22 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

Week of July 29 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 Week of August 5 Hartford Independent Fair (Licking Co.) Aug 5 – 11 Richland County Fair (Mansfield) Aug 5 – 11 Holmes County Fair (Millersburg) Aug 6 – 11 Scioto County Fair (Lucasville) Aug 6 – 11 Cuyahoga County Fair (Berea) Aug 6 – 12 Attica Independent Fair (Seneca Co.) Aug 7 – 11 Ashtabula County Fair (Jefferson) Aug 7 – 12 Erie County Fair (Sandusky) Aug 7 -12 Hamilton County Fair (Carthage) Aug 8 – 12 Henry County Fair (Napoleon) Aug 10 – 16 Mercer County Fair (Celina) Aug 10 – 16 Miami County Fair (Troy) Aug 10 – 16 Week of August 12 Muskingum County Fair (Zanesville) Aug 12 – 18 Huron County Fair (Norwalk) Aug 13 – 18 Meigs County Fair (Pomeroy) Aug 13 – 18 Jefferson County Fair (Smithfield) Aug 14 – 19 Lake County Fair (Painesville) Aug 14 – 19 Allen County Fair (Lima) Aug 17 – 25 Darke County Fair (Greenville) Aug 17 – 25 Defiance County Fair (Hicksville) Aug 18 – 25 Week of August 19 Monroe County Fair (Woodsfield) Aug 20 – 25 Portage County Fair (Randolph) Aug 21 – 26 Sandusky County Fair (Fremont) Aug 21 – 26 Week of August 26 Noble County Fair (Caldwell) Aug 27 – Sept 1 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)

Morrow County Fair (Mt. Gilead) Aug 27 – Sept 3 Stark County Fair (Canton) Aug 28 – Sept 3 Hancock County Fair (Findlay) Aug 29 – Sept 3 Mahoning County Fair (Canfield) Aug 29 – Sept 3 Montgomery County Fair (Dayton) Aug 29 – Sept 3 Richwood Independent Fair (Union Co.) Aug 29 – Sept 3 Van Wert County Fair (Van Wert) Aug 29 – Sept 3 Geauga County Fair (Burton) Aug 30 – Sept 3 Fulton County Fair (Wauseon) Aug 31 – Sept 6 Washington County Fair (Marietta) Sept 1 – 4 Highland County Fair (Hillsboro) Sept 1 – 8 Week of September 2 Morgan County Fair (McConnelsville) Sept 4 – 8 Belmont County Fair (St. Clairsville) Sept 4 – 9 Hardin County Fair (Kenton) Sept 4 – 9 Albany Independent Fair (Athens Co.) Sept 5 – 9 Wayne County Fair (Wooster) Sept 8 – 13 Williams County Fair (Montpelier) Sept 8 – 15 Week of September 9 Hocking County Fair (Logan) Sept 10 – 15 Guernsey County Fair (Old Washington) Sept 10 – 16 Wyandot County Fair (Upper Sandusky) Sept 11 – 16 Bellville Independent Fair (Richland Co.) Sept 12 – 15 Delaware County Fair (Delaware) Sept 15 – 22 Week of September 16 Ashland County Fair (Ashland) Sept 16 – 22 Tuscarawas County Fair (Dover) Sept 17 – 23 Week of September 23 Brown County Fair (Georgetown) Sept 24 – 29 Barlow Independent Fair (Washington Co.) Sept 26 – 30 Coshocton County Fair (Coshocton) Sept 28 – Oct 4 Week of September 30 Loudonville Independent Fair (Ashland Co.) Oct 2 – 6 Week of October 7 Fairfield County Fair (Lancaster) Oct 7 – 13/

2012 OHIO AGRICULTURAL FAIR ALPHABETICAL SCHEDULE Ohio State Fair (Columbus) July 25 – August 5 Adams County Fair (West Union) July 15 – 21 Allen County Fair (Lima) Aug 17 – 25 Ashland County Fair (Ashland) Sept 16 – 22 Ashtabula County Fair (Jefferson) Aug 7 – 12 Athens County Fair (Athens) Aug 3 – 11 Auglaize County Fair (Wapakoneta) July 29 – Aug 4 Belmont County Fair (St. Clairsville) Sept 4 – 9 Brown County Fair (Georgetown) Sept 24 – 29 Butler County Fair (Hamilton) July 22 – 28 Carroll County Fair (Carrollton) July 17 – 22 Champaign County Fair (Urbana) Aug 3 – 10 Clark County Fair (Springfield) July 20 – 27 Clermont County Fair (Owensville) July 22 – 28 Clinton County Fair (Wilmington) July 8 – 14 Columbiana County Fair (Lisbon) July 30 – Aug 5 Coshocton County Fair (Coshocton) Sept 28 – Oct 4 Crawford County Fair (Bucyrus) July 15 – 21 Cuyahoga County Fair (Berea) Aug 6 – 12 Darke County Fair (Greenville) Aug 17 – 25 Defiance County Fair (Hicksville) Aug 18 – 25 Delaware County Fair (Delaware) Sept 15 – 22 Erie County Fair (Sandusky) Aug 7 – 12 Fairfield County Fair (Lancaster) Oct 7 – 13 Fayette County Fair (Washington C.H.) July 15 – 21 Franklin County Fair (Hilliard) July 14 – 21 Fulton County Fair (Wauseon) Aug 31 – Sept 6 Gallia County Fair (Gallipolis) July 30 – Aug 4 Geauga County Fair (Burton) Aug 30 – Sept 3 Greene County Fair (Xenia) July 29 – Aug 4 Guernsey County Fair (Old Washington) Sept 10 – 16 Hamilton County Fair (Carthage) Aug 8 – 12

Hancock County Fair (Findlay) Hardin County Fair (Kenton) Harrison County Fair (Cadiz) Henry County Fair (Napoleon) Highland County Fair (Hillsboro) Hocking County Fair (Logan) Holmes County Fair (Millersburg) Huron County Fair (Norwalk) Jackson County Fair (Wellston) Jefferson County Fair (Smithfield) Knox County Fair (Mt. Vernon) Lake County Fair (Painesville) Lawrence County Fair (Proctorville) Logan County Fair (Bellefontaine) Lorain County Fair (Wellington) Lucas County Fair (Maumee) Madison County Fair (London) Mahoning County Fair (Canfield) Marion County Fair (Marion) Medina County Fair (Medina) Meigs County Fair (Pomeroy) Mercer County Fair (Celina) Miami County Fair (Troy) Monroe County Fair (Woodsfield) Montgomery County Fair (Dayton) Morgan County Fair (McConnelsville) Morrow County Fair (Mt. Gilead) Muskingum County Fair (Zanesville) Noble County Fair (Caldwell) Ottawa County Fair (Oak Harbor) Paulding County Fair (Paulding) Perry County Fair (New Lexington)

Aug 29 – Sept 3 Sept 4 – 9 July 3 – 7 Aug 10 – 16 Sept 1 – 8 Sept 10 – 15 Aug 6 – 11 Aug 13 – 18 July 13 – 21 Aug 14 – 19 July 22 – 28 Aug 14 – 19 July 7 – 14 July 9 – 14 Aug 20 – 26 July 10 – 15 July 7 – 14 Aug 29 – Sept 3 July 2 – 7 July 30 – Aug 5 Aug 13 – 18 Aug 10 – 16 Aug 10 – 16 Aug 20 – 25 Aug 29 – Sept 3 Sept 4 – 8 Aug 27 – Sept 3 Aug 12 – 18 Aug 27 – Sept 1 July 16 – 22 June 11 – 16 July 16 – 21

Pickaway County Fair (Circleville) Pike County Fair (Piketon) Portage County Fair (Randolph) Preble County Fair (Eaton) Putnam County Fair (Ottawa) Richland County Fair (Mansfield) Ross County Fair (Chillicothe) Sandusky County Fair (Fremont) Scioto County Fair (Lucasville) Seneca County Fair (Tiffin) Shelby County Fair (Sidney) Stark County Fair (Canton) Summit County Fair (Tallmadge) Trumbull County Fair (Cortland) Tuscarawas County Fair (Dover) Union County Fair (Marysville) Van Wert County Fair (Van Wert) Vinton County Fair (McArthur) Warren County Fair (Lebanon) Washington County Fair (Marietta) Wayne County Fair (Wooster) Williams County Fair (Montpelier) Wood County Fair (Bowling Green) Wyandot County Fair (Upper Sandusky) Albany Independent Fair (Athens Co.) Attica Independent Fair (Seneca Co.) Barlow Independent Fair (Washington Co.) Bellville Independent Fair (Richland Co.) Hartford Independent Fair (Licking Co.) Loudonville Independent Fair (Ashland Co.) Richwood Independent Fair (Union Co.)

June 16 – 23 July 27 – Aug 4 Aug 21 – 26 July 28 – Aug 4 June 18 – 23 Aug 5 – 11 Aug 4 – 11 Aug 21 – 26 Aug 6 – 11 July 22 – 29 July 22 – 28 Aug 28 – Sept 3 July 24 – 29 July 3 – 8 Sept 17 – 23 July 22 – 28 Aug 29 – Sept 3 July 23 – 28 July 17 – 21 Sept 1 – 4 Sept 8 – 13 Sept 8 – 15 July 30 – Aug 6 Sept 11 – 16 Sept 5 – 9 Aug 7 – 11 Sept 26 – 30 Sept 12 – 15 Aug 5 – 11 Oct 2 – 6 Aug 29 – Sept 3



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