Ohio State Fair receives international recognition

The Ohio State Fair has received several awards of distinction for communications in the following categories from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) headquartered in Springfield, Mo.: 1st Place – Web Advertisement 1st Place – Overall Social Media Campaign 1st Place – Overall Mobile Campaign 1st Place – Mobile App 2nd Place –

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Amy Edwards named First Aid Director

Amy E. Edwards of Dublin has been named First Aid Director of the Ohio State Fair. She has been a vital part of the Ohio State Fair’s First Aid Center staff since 2014. The Fair’s First Aid Center provides care to nearly 50 patients each day of the Fair, offering a safe and healthy environment

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Ohio Poultry Farmers Donate Thanksgiving Meal to Food Bank

Yesterday afternoon, the Ohio Poultry Breeders Association donated a Thanksgiving feast consisting of one turkey and four chickens to complete the holiday meal for a lucky local Columbus family in need. The donation was generously supported by the 2015 Sale of Champions poultry exhibit buyers, Gerber Poultry, Cooper Farms, Weaver Brothers, Case Farms, Hertzfeld Farms, Trillium Farms, Prairie Star Farms,

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All-Ohio State Fair Band Director Named

BRIAN W. DODD NAMED ALL-OHIO STATE FAIR BAND DIRECTOR Ohio State Fair officials have announced that Brian W. Dodd of Bladensburg in Knox County has been named as director of the All-Ohio State Fair Band. As director, Dodd will have a variety of responsibilities throughout the year as well as during the 2016 Fair. He

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Historical models featured in new Ohio Channel documentary

The Ohio State Fair’s historical models are the subject of The Ohio Channel’s Video of the Week. The mini documentary features a conversation with industrial designer Thomas Kier as he speaks about his motivation for creating four sets of Ohio State Fair models. The models depict distinct eras in Ohio State Fair history beginning with the the first Fair held in Cincinnati in

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October Commission meeting to take place

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2015 WHO: Ohio Expositions Commission WHAT: Commission meeting WHERE: FFA Center WHEN: Thursday, October 22, 2015, 8:30 am Marketing / Public Relations / Entertainment / Rental Committee Thursday, October 22, 2015, 9:15 am Agriculture / Special Events Committee Thursday, October 22, 2015, 9:45 am Buildings / Grounds / Safety / Security Committee

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Ohio State Fair ranked among top in U.S.

The Ohio State Fair has been named among the Best State Fairs in the 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA TODAY. You can see and share the full list of winners at http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-state-fair/. The 10Best Readers’ Choice Award contest launches new categories every other Monday at noon, revealing each category’s 20 nominees.  After four weeks of

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Donald F. Santa-Emma takes final bow as All-Ohio State Fair Band Director

Longtime All-Ohio State Fair Band Director Donald F. Santa-Emma of Cuyahoga County (Rocky River) has announced his retirement after serving on the band’s staff for 42 years and spending the last 17 years as director. Unbeknownst to fairgoers and supporters, Santa-Emma quietly took his final bow as director at the conclusion of the 2015 Ohio

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Fair seeks innovative exhibits for 2016

OHIO STATE FAIR SEEKING GROUNDBREAKING EXHIBITS FOR 2016 EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTING OHIO’S INNOVATION AND FUTURE Officials hope that when the 2016 Ohio State Fair opens, its newest building will feature a state-of-the-art exhibit featuring new and exciting ideas from Ohio companies in a number of areas including agriculture, aerospace, automotive, medicine, technology and others. “The Expo Commission’s

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Junior Poultry Exhibition competition details announced

In conjunction with Ohio 4-H and FFA, the Ohio State Fair has announced its junior poultry exhibition plans for 2015, including the opportunity for all of Ohio’s junior poultry exhibitors to have the chance to participate in the Sale of Champions. Youth Exhibition To begin, junior poultry exhibitors will be able to highlight their poultry knowledge

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State Fair announces cancellation of 2015 poultry shows

OHIO STATE FAIR ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF 2015 POULTRY SHOWS Ohio Taking Proactive Effort to Remain Free of Deadly Avian Flu COLUMBUS – In conjunction with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, the Ohio State Fair announced today that both junior and open poultry shows will not be held at the 2015 Ohio State Fair. In a

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Demolition underway at the Ohio Expo Center

Three buildings to be demolished to construct a new multipurpose exhibition hall Demolition of the DiSalle Center, Heritage Building and Adobe Center has started at the Ohio Expo Center to make way for construction on a nearly 100,000 square-foot multipurpose exhibition facility to open in 2016. The new, $23 million multipurpose exhibition facility will be

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Scholarship applications available now

The Ohio Expositions Commission is offering more than $25,000 in scholarships to outstanding Ohio youth in an effort to recognize their accomplishments within the junior fair and provide support for furthering their education at an accredited institution in in any undergraduate field of study. High school juniors, seniors and recent graduates are eligible to apply for

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Competition Results

Competition Results Archived Competition Results 2016 Competition Results 2015 Competition Results 2014 Competition Results 2013 Competition Results 2012 Competition Results 2011 Competition Results 2010 Competition Results 2009 Competition Results 2008 Competition Results 2017 Competition Results 4-H non-livestock results 4-H Dog Show Agriculture and Horticulture Junior Open Baton Beef Commercial Cattle Junior All Other Breeds (AOB)

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Fair on national TV

Rodney Miller and Jann Carl of the original television show Small Town Big Deal spent two days visiting the Ohio State Fair in 2014. From checking out livestock shows, meeting members of the All-Ohio State Fair Band to learning about the fair’s longest running vendor, Schmidt’s, they learned that the Ohio State Fair is, in

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Concerts announced

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2015 Competition Results

2015 Competition Results 4-H non-livestock results 4-H Dog Show Agriculture and Horticulture Baton Beef Commercial Cattle Junior All Other Breeds (AOB) Beef Junior Angus Junior Chianina Junior Gelbvieh Junior Hereford Junior Limousin Junior Maine-Anjou Junior Market Beef Junior Shorthorn Beef Junior Simmental Open Angus Open Chianina Open Gelbvieh Open Hereford Open Limousin Open Maine-Anjou Open

Youth artists honored

Ohio First Lady recognizes three Ohio State Fair youth artists in “Spotlight” program Ohio First Lady Karen W. Kasich heralded the talents of three Ohio youth artists at a special event held at the Governor’s Residence and Heritage Garden on January 22. Jason Bai of Columbus, Yijun Kang of Upper Arlington, and Sarah Mitchell of

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Strickler in Hall of Fame

OHIO STATE FAIR GENERAL MANAGER INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME The Ohio State Fair’s longest-running general manager, Virgil Strickler, can now add another accolade to his vast list of accomplishments: Ohio Fairs Hall of Fame Inductee. At the Ohio Fair Managers Association (OFMA) Convention in January, Virgil was recognized alongside his peers in recognition of

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January Commission meetings to take place

  Meeting Notice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2015 JANUARY COMMISSION MEETING TO TAKE PLACE WHO: Ohio Expositions Commission WHAT: Commission meeting WHERE: Voinovich Livestock & Trade Center Meeting Room WHEN: Thursday, January 22, 9 am Marketing / Public Relations / Entertainment / Rental Committee Thursday, January 22, 9:30 am Agriculture / Special Events Committee Thursday, January 22, 10

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