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Ohio 4-H Livestock Judging Team

2022 Marion County Judging Team

Each year, our top 3 county 4-H judging programs at the Ohio State Fair 4-H Livestock Judging Contest earn the opportunity to represent Ohio 4-H at a national judging contest of their choosing. Marion County represented Ohio this year at the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colorado. Team members were Sydney Stirm, Grace McCurdy, Bailee Amstutz, and Marinn McGuire coached by JoAnn Fogle and Katie Criswell.

At the livestock judging contest, the team placed 8th overall! 

They also received the following honors: 

  • 5th overall team in reasons
  • 5th overall team in sheep

Congratulations to Bailee Amstutz on winning Overall High Individual! 

She also earned:

  • 4th in reasons 
  • 4th in goats
  • 2nd in swine
  • 7th in cattle

Congratulations to these 4-H'ers on their outstanding achievements!

If you have an interest in supporting future trips for 4-H youth, please consider supporting them today through this fund: https://go.osu.edu/donate4hlivestockjudging

Pictured L to R: Coach JoAnn Fogle, Sydney Stirm, Grace McCurdy, Bailee Amstutz, Marinn McGuire, and Coach Katie Criswell. 

2022 Wood County Judging Team

Each year, our top 3 county 4-H judging programs at the Ohio State Fair 4-H Livestock Judging Contest earn the opportunity to represent Ohio 4-H at a national judging contest of their choosing. Wood County represented Ohio this year at the Keystone International Livestock Judging Contest. Team members were Samantha VanVorhis, Lexi Perry, Riley Burtchin, and Brock Perry coached by Kirsten Kemner.

At the livestock judging contest, the team placed 2nd overall! They also received the following honors:

Swine:

  • 1st overall individual Lexi
  • 5th overall team

Beef:

  • 6th overall individual Lexi
  • 2nd overall individual Sam
  • 1st overall team

Reasons:

  • 5th overall individual Sam
  • 5th (tied for 4th) overall team

Overall individual:

  • 8th Lexi
  • 5th Sam

Congratulations to these 4-H'ers on their outstanding achievements!

If you have an interest in supporting future trips for 4-H youth, please consider supporting them today through this fund: https://go.osu.edu/donate4hlivestockjudging