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Ohio State Fair Scholarship Applications Due May 15th

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(Columbus) – The Ohio Expositions Commission is offering $23,500 in scholarships to outstanding Ohio youth in an effort to recognize their accomplishments within the junior fair and provide assistance in furthering their education at an accredited institution in any undergraduate field of study. 

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High school juniors, seniors or graduates who have served as an active participant in both the Ohio State Fair Junior Division and their local county fair are encouraged to apply. Students must submit their application and supplemental paperwork (including SAT/ACT results and transcripts) on or before May 15, 2022. 2022 Scholarship ApplicationScholarship Details 

Scholarship recipients are selected based on scholastic standing, citizenship and leadership, Ohio State Fair participation, and county fair participation. Scholarships will be awarded during the Sale of Champions at the Ohio State Fair, Sunday, August 7, 2022, with the exception of the Junior Fair Hall of Fame Non-Livestock Exhibits and Activities Scholarship, which will be awarded prior to the Sale of Champions at the Ohio State Hall of Fame Luncheon on Thursday, August 4. 

The Ohio Expo Center hosts the Ohio State Fair the 2022 Ohio State Fair will run July 27 – Aug. 7. For more information, visit ohiostatefair.com, call 1-888-OHO-EXPO or 1-614-644-FAIR. 

Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Stockmanship Judging Contest

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Entry Registration is being accepted for the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Stockmanship Judging Contest to be held March 22nd. It will be held in conjunction with the Ohio Beef Expo at the Ohio Expo Center, located at 717 East 17th Avenue in Columbus.

The Contest is open to all 8-21 year olds (as of 1/1/22).

The OCA BEST program’s Stockmanship Division provides a pathway for youth to participate in the BEST program without showing an animal. It expands BEST participants’ knowledge of cattle and provides youth with an opportunity to showcase their abilities and talents outside of the show ring. The Stockmanship division is comprised of beef industry-focused events and competitions that are in conjunction with BEST shows.

Early registration deadline is Monday, March 7th at $10 per participant. Late registration is March 8-18 at $15 per participant.

For more information, go to their website at www.ohiocattle.org or call (614) 873-6736.

The event is sponsored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.