The Dairy Beef Feeder queen contest is open to all girls 14 years and older (as of January 1), that are currently enrolled in 4-H or FFA with a dairy beef (feeder or steer) project. To be eligible to compete for this honor, a member must fill out the application, complete the essay and participate in an interview. Applicants will also be given a test over breeds, body parts, and general questions that pertain to the project.
The winner will represent the dairy beef feeder youth and also be recognized at the crowning of the Hardin County Fair King and Queen Ceremony in front of the grandstand on Tuesday night at the fair. It is also the Dairy Beef Feeder Queen’s responsibility to attend the Dairy Beef Feeder show and assist with passing out awards on Thursday morning at the fair and be at the sale on Saturday at the fair to appear in pictures with the Grand and Reserve Champion winners. The Dairy Beef Feeder Queen also has the option to participate in summer parades.
A link to the application is available online at hardin.osu.edu. If members have questions, they should contact Jolene Buchenroth at 419-673-9805. The Dairy Beef Feeder Queen application and essay deadline is June 21, 2017 and must be postmarked by this date. Once the applications are in, applicants will be notified of the interview date. The test will be given at the same time as the interview. If a member needs a printed application, they should contact Jolene Buchenroth, 11740 Township Road 180, Kenton, Ohio 43326 or call the phone number above.