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2023 Ohio 4-H  Dairy / Animal Sciences Calendar 

December 2022

Year end Wrap up (click to view) 

January 2023

 1     Hoards Dairyman Picture Judging contest 

 16   Ohio PDCA Annual Meeting- Coba Select Sires

February 2023

 4    Ayrshire Annual Meeting, Der Dutchman, Plain City

 11  Ohio Brown Swiss Annual Meeting- Select Sires Kelgren

 21   ALL DAIRY Achievement Forms are DUE!

         Dairy Achievement Records Form- 2022 EXCEL    (Click to open form) 

         Dairy Achievement Record Form -PDF  (Click to open form)

         Dairy Achievement instructions and information   (Click to open instructions)

   25   ATI Dairy Judging contest   
           Krause dairy 8:15 registration, 9:15 contest


March 2023

    11  Dairy Judging Clinic, Animal Science, Columbus - see EVENTS for more information

29-1st  Ohio Spring Dairy Expo, Ohio Exposition Center

   29  SDE Showmanship

   30  Ohio 4-H Youth Judging Contest and Clinic 8:00 am registration, 9:00 am contest begins (see events for more information)

April 2023

22   Dairy Palooza

15   Ohio State Fair Scholarship application postmark deadline


 May 2023

 June 2023

17    Quiz Bowl, Nationwide 4-H Center, Columbus - see information under "EVENTS"

21   Ohio State Fair Deadline for entries @1:00pm


July 2023  

Ohio 4-H Dairy Incentive at Ohio State Fair  -watch video 

       Virtual Skillathon 2022 results 

 6     Dairy Judging reasons camp- updated information under "events"

15    Trumbull County Dairy Judging Contest  

25    OSF Opens - Holstein, Ayrshire, Red & White, Shorthorn

        Skillathon- virtual    

 26   All Breeds Showmanship - 1:00pm 

 27   Ohio 4-H Dairy Judging contest, 4:00pm in the Coliseum    

 31   Brown Swiss, Jersey and Guernsey must be in place by noon                                                 

  August 2023

 1    OSF in person skillathon, Voinovich, 9:00am - 1:00pm 

        All Breeds Showmanship - 1:00pm 

 2     OSF Dairy Judging Clinic, 4:00pm 

 4    Dairy Feeder showmanship at State fair- 5:00pm

 6    Dairy Feeder Show -9:00am

  September 2023

 1-4   Dairy Judging Boot Camp, Maryland State Fairgrounds  

  9    Wayne County Dairy Judging Contest 

 16   Big E Contest 

 18    Pennsylvania All-American Show  

 October 2023

 1    WDE Dairy Judging Contest  

        Assuring Quality Care for Animals Signature Program In-service

 November 2023

 3      NAILE National Quiz Bowl Contest 

 4     NAILE, Louisville, KY Dairy Judging contest   

        Dairy Advisory Meeting  

 December 2023

       4-H Award Forms to apply for Ohio 4-H recognition (contact local 4-H county educator)

       Ohio 4-H Dairy Program Annual Year end wrap up