Placing:1 through 6, Ribbons and Premiums.Best of Show:$5.00
Learning Objective:To encourage youth to develop knowledge and improve skills related to a specific livestock species.
1.Exhibitors ages 8-19 are eligible to enter in this Department.
2.Exhibits in this department are not eligible for inclusion in the Wayne Nierman Contest.
3.Exhibits for this department must be delivered to the Fair Office July 10th between 9 AM and 2:00 PM.
4.Maximum of one entry per species.
5.After judging, all projects in Animal Education will be displayed in to the Ellis Barn Exhibit Hall.
6.Large Animal class includes:dairy, beef, goats, sheep and swine.
DIVISION 1- ANIMAL RECORDS
Rules: Animal Project Records are strongly encouraged.Each species records should be
shown separately.See individual classes for Project Records. (If you are entering records formore than one large animal species, you must enter class 1-A-1 for each record you are entering.)Project Records are available at the Fair office or our web site:www.oakFair.org. Records must pertain to animal project. NO CREATIVE WRITING.You may enter one record for each species shown.Each record must be entered separately.
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DIVISION 2- ANIMAL CONSUMER EDUCATION
Rules:PARTICIPATION IN OTHER LIVESTOCK CLASSES IS NOT A PRE-REQUISITE FOR THIS DIVISION.YOU DO NOT HAVE TO OWN LIVESTOCK ANIMALS TO ENTER THIS CLASS.
Exhibits and Tri-folds should contain information relating to a specific species area, e.g. housing, feed, diseases breeds, consumer products, anatomy, uses, history, etc. A list of resources used must be attached to the back of the trifold or included in the notebook. Exhibitor may not display any animal or parts of an animal in their exhibit unless the Fair Board gives prior approval.(Club exhibits should see
Club Exhibits, for class descriptions and numbers.)You may enter one consumer education project for each species.Each project must be entered separately.
ANIMAL CONSUMER EDUCATION
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DIVISION 3-ANIMAL SKILLS FOR LIFE AND NOTEBOOKS
Rules: Copy of Animal Science Skills for Life Project Book with completed activities for this year, along with an exhibit or display showing one activity or lesson identified in the completed activities.Project books are available at the 4-H Office in Pontiac.
Notebooks maycontain photos, notes and materials (from meetings, classes, Exploration Days, shows or competitions), descriptions of things you learned, leadership and mentoring experiences, awards, ribbons and judges’ cards.Notebooks should be real-life, individually generated work (not articles copied off the Internet). You may enter one project for each species shown.Each project must be entered separately.
ANIMAL SKILLS FOR LIFE AND NOTEBOOKS
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