1. Participation is open to youth ages 8 and in the third grade, or 9 years old and older regardless of grade level, as of January 1, 2019. The last year of eligibility, or participation, in 4-H is the year in which the individual turns 19.
2. Youth must be enrolled in 4-H PetPALS, Project No. 230, to be eligible for judging.
3. All youth enrolled in 4-H PetPALS can enter 4-H PetPALS Day at the Ohio State Fair.
a. Youth are not required to be evaluated at the county level to enter OSF 4-H PetPALS Day.