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2023 Project Completion Options and Skillathon Interviews Information


Livestock, Dairy, Dog, and Horse Skillathon Interviewsis a new twist on Skillathon as it blends components from traditional in-person Skillathon with Livestock Project Interview Judging.  In order to exhibit Livestock, Dairy, Dogs, and Horses at the Wayne County Junior Fair - youth must complete the Wayne County Skillathon Interviews or an alternative activity listed below.  

Skillathon Interviews will take place on the evenings of July 10th and August 7th 2024 6:30 – 9 pm at the Wayne County Fair Event Center.  Similar to Quality Assurance – youth will only need to complete the process once per year regardless of how many different animal projects they’re planning to exhibit at the fair.

Approved alternative activities that count for Skillathon completion are the following:

  • The Wayne County Jr. Fair Oustanding Exhibitor Exam that will be offered on June 9th from 5-9 pm at the Wayne County Fair Event Center.
  • State Fair Skillathon for the respective specie(s) the youth wishes to exhibit. If the youth choose to complete the State Fair Skillathon – proof of completion must be presented to the Wayne County Extension Office by August 8, 2024.