Ownership & Possession dates are annual dates. 

Project Annual Possession Deadline    


June 1st

Forms with Pictures and any related paperwork due to the OSU Extension office by June 1st

State Fair Qualifier (PAS) 2024 PAS show- May 19th at 1:30 p.m.



June 1st

Forms and Pictures due in the Extension Office by June 1st



June 1st

Tag-in:  June 1, 2024      8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

100 lbs. Minimum


June 1st

Tag-in: June 1, 2024      8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Market Wethers

60 lb. Minimum


June 1st

Tag-in: June 15, 2024    6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Brown County Fairgrounds

220 lbs. -

290 lbs.

Meat Chickens -

Pen of 3 or single fryer (Member may not show both)


August 2, 2024

Refer to information in project letter for ordering. Orders and payment due June 14th. 

(Chicken pick-up August 2, 2024 – Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.         
Small Animal Barn, Brown County Fairgrounds


5 - 8 lbs.

Meat Rabbits -

Pen of 3 or single fryer Member may not show both.

No older than 85 days by fair weigh-in

August 24, 2024  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location: Georgetown High School FFA Area


4 - 6 lbs.

All Fancy Rabbits, Geese, Ducks, Turkeys and Fancy Chickens.

August 24, 2024

August 24, 2024         Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location: Georgetown High School FFA Area

For all these animals

All Companion Animals, pet rabbits, snakes, caged birds, hamsters, gerbils, mice, guinea pigs, cats


Form with picture of member and animal due to OSU Extension Brown County office by September 1, 2024.



Feeder Calves and

Dairy Beef Feeders & Heifers

Possession – July 1st
Ownership – June 1st

July 20, 2024     Time:  7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Brown County Fairgrounds

350 lbs. Min.

850 lbs. Max.


January 1st

Tag-in for 2025 will be held on December 14, 2024
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. - Brown County Fairgrounds

900 lbs. Minimum

Summer Judging - July 11th 

Fall Judging - September 7th

--See your project letters for information on when your project is judged for county placings. Any youth wishing to compete at the Ohio State Fair must attend Summer judging. You may also need to attend Fall judging for county placings. 

Skillathons - September 4th, 5th, 7th 


Any youth wishing to exhibit an animal at the fair is required to complete Quality Assurance. An animal project will be defined as any animal project that is exhibited at the fair EXCEPT: Companion Animals: dogs, cats, and projects taken through the Pet Rabbit or Pocket Pet projects.

All Quality Assurance must be completed and documentation submitted to the OSU Extension office by July 1, 2024

Horse QA Requirement - All youth wishing to exhibit a horse  at  the Brown County Fair will be required complete and pass the EquiStep  online course by July 1st.

See dates at http://go.osu.edu/brownqa 

Camp Schedule – 2024:

Camps dates and scholarship information can be found on our camp page:

Go to: http://brown.osu.edu/4hcamp