Ontario County 4-H Fair ResultsThe 2013 Ontario County Fair took place in July in Canandaigua. Many local 4-Her’s took part in the week’s events highlighting projects that they have worked on throughout this past year and the skills they have learned. At the fair, 4-H members showed off their hard work on various projects from animals to zucchini bread. From the 4-H club displays, several of the exhibits made by the youth have been selected to represent Ontario County at the 2013 New York State Fair.
Rachel Demkowicz of Canandaigua had her puppy public presentation poster exhibit selected for fair in the Communication section.
4-Hers received special recognition of their Home Environment projects at Ontario County Fair: Jessica VanHouten for her Japanese folded book, Jillian Bond for her flag wallhanging and tablerunner, and Jennifer Iler for her quilt and all are from Canandaigua, Cecelia Harris-Maxwell of Phelps for her tablerunner, Sophia DelPapa of Clifton Springs for her smocked pillow, Ashley Smith of Stanley for her pillowcase, Kendra Legters of Bloomfield for her pillowcase, Melissa Mason of Victor for her quilt, and Quentin Sacchitella of Springwater for her Japanese folded book.
In the Fine Arts and Crafts the following are eligible to send exhibits on to Syracuse. Jillian Bond for her jewelry collection, Marissa Demkowicz for her paper bead bracelet, and Alicia Thompson for her rabbit bracelet. All of these 4-H members reside in Canandaigua. Lydia Barnard of Hemlock will be sending her pastel cat drawing, and Gracie Nicol of Victor for her bee poster. Peter Luna of Geneva for his walking stick, and Emily Shimp of Farmington can send her needle-felted sheep to State Fair.
Among the many clothing projects at Ontario County Fair, those given special honors to exhibit at State Fair include from Phelps, Emma Krise’s backpack, and a fashion sketch book made by Cecelia Harris-Maxwell. Haley Smith of Newark has her coat and blouse selected along with Colleen Martin of Rushville’s drawstring bag will represent Ontario County at State Fair.
4-H members selected to exhibit entries in the Food and Nutrition include from Canandaigua Ryan Paré with molasses cookies, Marissa Demkowicz making yeast pretzels and apple squares and dog treats made by Rachel Demkowicz and from Phelps, Cecelia Harris-Maxwell exhibiting chickpea cookies and Elaina Harris-Maxwell with her nutrition facts game. Jaimee Frederick of Clifton Springs was selected to enter banana nut muffins along with Kara Jones, also of Clifton Springs making zucchini chocolate muffins. Katharine Wesche of Shortsville will be entering yeast rolls and banana chocolate muffins while Julia Barnard of Hemlock will be taking oatmeal chip cookies to the NY State Fair.
Photography projects were popular this year with some 4-H members. Selections for State Fair are from members Shyla Luna and Peter Luna of Geneva, Richard Lawson and Kara Jones of Clifton Springs, Danielle Anderson of Stanley, and Rachel Demkowicz of Canandaigua.
Samantha Marshall of Bloomfield will be bringing a recycled chalkboard in the Environmental Education section at the State Fair.
Entomology projects will be exhibited by Luke Shively, Victoria Shively, Charles Jensen and Lily Jensen of Canandaigua along with Emily Shimp and Caleb Shimp of Farmington, Mercie Nicol and Gracie Nicol of Victor, and Aubrey Bagley of Rushville. These projects include: honey, candles, lotion bars, lip balm, bee paintings, and a bee poster.
4-H members selected to exhibit Science, Engineering and Technology projects at the State Fair are Connor Preston and Cassandra Preston of Victor, Richard Lawson of Clifton Springs and Katharine Wesche of Shortsville.
There were a number of entries this year for Horticulture. Daniel Clark, Jenifer Washburn and April Washburn of Honeoye, Richard Lawson of Clifton Springs, Aaron Brooks of Geneva, Katharine Wesche of Shortsville, Kendra Legters of Bloomfield, and Sydney Davis of Stanley are eligible to take gardening exhibits this year.
The following Cloverbuds had exhibits selected for State Fair: Autumn Shimp of Farmington, Isaiah Murphy, Anthony Smith, Amelia Rasmussen, and Kendall Davis all from Stanley. Austin and Ely Mangiarelli of Canandaigua, Briana Murphy and Lee Martin of Rushville, and Cassie Cook of Geneva will join them. Also sending Cloverbud exhibits to State Fair will be Camryn Ford and Stella DelPapa of Clifton Springs, and Ava Krise, Keatley Krenzer and Ali Krenzer of Phelps.
Volunteer evaluators for the 4-H Exhibits at the Ontario County Fair this year included Sharon Mumby, Candace Roat, Diane Roberts, Lynda Iler, Dave Willet, Diane Stillman, George Kramer and Earl Coleates of Canandaigua. Also helping evaluate exhibits were Debbie North of Stanley, Sue Hogan, Jessica Brown and Jessica Spence of Clifton Springs, Joyce Miller and Cathy Pestle of Bloomfield, Lucy Schram of Manchester, Julia Barnard and Hannah Orman of Hemlock, Kay Aman of Palmyra, Stacey Preston of Victor, Sandra Brierbrauer of Naples and Marianne Stahl and Vince McNally of Vine Valley.
This year, Ontario County 4-H members participated in many animals shows at the 2013 Ontario County Fair.
At the 4-H Sheep Show, Cameron and Clay Allison of Hemlock received a blue ribbon in Junior Showmanship. Abbey Allison of Hemlock and Ethan Kennedy and Madeline Kinnear of Canandaigua were both awarded a blue ribbon in Senior Showmanship. Ethan Kennedy was also awarded Master Showman and Abbey Allison was awarded Reserve Master Showman. Madeline Kinnear received the best of breed and champion ewe for the grade class in the sheep show. Cameron Allison had the champion ram in the Dorset breed class. Abbey Allison had the champion ewe and ram in the Oxford breed classes. Clay Allison showed the champion ewe and ram in the Rambouillet breed. Ethan Kennedy was awarded the champion Romney breed recognition for his ewe and ram. The Supreme Champion of the sheep show was awarded to Ethan Kennedy for his Romney ewe and to Clay Allison for his Rambouillet ram.
Results for the 4-H Goat Show were as follows: Jaimee Frederick of Clifton Springs won a blue ribbon in Novice Showmanship, Amberlea Atwood of Shortsville won a blue ribbon in Junior Showmanship, and Madeline Kinnear, Luke and Victoria Shively of Canandaigua won blue ribbons in Senior Showmanship. Madeline Kinnear was awarded the Master Showman, and Victoria Shively was awarded with Reserve Master Showman. Victoria Shively won Best Doe and Best Goat in Show.
Many 4-H members exhibited poultry at the fair this year, with much success at the show. Ely and Austin Mangiarelli of Canandaigua and Olivia Maslyn of Farmington showed as Cloverbuds this year. Gracie and Mercie Nicol of Victor, Jaimee Frederick of Clifton Springs, Jenifer and April Washburn of Honeoye, Amberlea Atwood of Shortsville, Elizabeth Maslyn of Farmington, and Mackenzie Lill of Honeoye Falls each won blue ribbons in Junior Showmanship. Luke and Victoria Shively, Katie Meyer, Alicia Thompson of Canandaigua, Richard Lawson of Clifton Springs, and Jacob Maslyn of Farmington won a Blue Ribbon in Senior Showmanship.
The champion bird in production was awarded to Luke Shively and reserve champion to Gracie Nicol. For the meat bird class, the champion and reserve champion was won by April Washburn. Victoria Shively was awarded champion, reserve champion and best pet for her pullet in the poultry show. Champion in the hen class was given to Victoria Shively and reserve champion was won by Richard Lawson. The standard cock class champion was Richard Lawson and the reserve champion was won by Elizabeth Maslyn. Richard Lawson received the champion bantam hen award while Jacob Maslyn won the reserve champion for the bantam class. Alicia Thompson was awarded the reserve champion in the bantam cockerel class while Mackenzie Lill won the champion bantam cockerel class. Jenifer Washburn was the best of show in the turkey division. Champion duck recognition was won by Mackenzie Lill and the reserve duck was awarded to Luke Shively. Mackenzie Lill also showed the champion goose while Richard Lawson won the award for the best peafowl.
At the 4-H Beef Show, Corrine Brown of Clifton Springs, Sara Fessner of Bloomfield, and Madeline Kinnear won blue ribbons in the Novice Showmanship. Katharine Wesche of Shortsville won a blue ribbon in Junior Showmanship. Audrey Button of Stanley and Jared Brush of Pittsford both won a blue ribbon in Senior Showmanship. Master Showmanship was awarded to Katharine Wesche, and Reserve Master Showmanship to Audrey Button. The champion Angus beef was awarded to Katharine Wesche and the reserve to Sara Fessner. Supreme female recognition in the beef show was awarded to Katherine Wesche and the reserve female was also awarded to Sara Fessner. Best of Breed in the crossbred class was won by Corinne Brown. In the market steer class, grand champion in the heavyweight class was won by Audrey Button and the reserve was awarded to Jared Brush.
Jenifer Washburn of Honeoye was awarded a blue ribbon in Swine Novice showmanship. Corrine Brown of Clifton Springs, Matthew Raes of Phelps, and Hammond Raes of Geneva won a blue ribbon for Junior Showmanship. Will Raes of Phelps and Ben Korpiel of Canandaigua won blue ribbons in Senior Showmanship. Master Showmanship was awarded to Ben Korpiel, and Reserve Showmanship was awarded to Corrine Brown. Grand Champion for the Heavy Market Class was awarded to Ben Korpiel, and the Reserve Champion was awarded to Corrine Brown. Grand Champion for the gilt class was awarded to Corrine Brown and the Reserve Champion was awarded to Will Raes.
This year there were four 4-H members participating in the 4-H Dog Show. Jordan and Emma Knapp of Canandaigua showed their boxer, Irene Zimmerman of Fishers showed her Golden Retriever, and Jimmy Kramer of Canandaigua showed his Springer Spaniel. In the Grooming and Handling Class, Jimmy Kramer, Irene Zimmerman, and Emma Knapp all received a blue ribbon. For Beginner Obedience, Emma Knapp received a white ribbon, and for Novice Obedience Jimmy Kramer and Irene Zimmerman both received a red ribbon. In the Novice Rally class Irene Zimmerman received a blue ribbon while Jimmy Kramer and Jordan Knapp each received a white ribbon. Irene Zimmerman was awarded the High Combined Score of all three classes.
At the 4-H Dairy Show this year Chris Eagley of Clifton Springs, Izzy Raes of Phelps, and Teddy Raes of Geneva showed in the Novice Showmanship. Claire DeBoover and Cara Walker of Phelps, Jaimee Frederick of Clifton Springs, Mackenzie Lill of Honeoye Falls, Elizabeth Maslyn of Farmington, Claire and Hammond Raes of Geneva, and Amy and Morgan Smithling of Stanley received blue ribbons in Junior Showmanship. Jacob Maslyn of Farmington and Robin Smithling of Stanley were awarded blue ribbons in Senior Showmanship. Master Showman was awarded to Robin Smithling and reserve master showman was given to Morgan Smithling. In the Brown Swiss breed of the 4-H dairy show, Morgan Smithling was grand champion and Robin Smithling was reserve champion. The junior champion for the Holstein dairy show was Jaimee Frederick and the reserve junior champion was Hammond Raes. The Senior champion in the Holstein show was Claire DeBoover. Miss DeBoover also won the Grand champion Holstein while Jaimee Frederick was the reserve grand champion. The junior champion for the Jersey breed show in 4-H was Elizabeth Maslyn and the reserve junior champion was Cara Walker. Cara Walker was the winner of the senior champion and the grand champion for the 4-H jersey show. Reserve grand champion was Elizabeth Maslyn. The Supreme Grand Champion of the
4-H dairy show was Cara Walker with her Jersey entry and the reserve grand champion was awarded to Morgan Smithling with her Brown Swiss entry.
4-H members participating in the 4-H Rabbit Show this year included Mackenzie Lill of Honeoye Falls, Alicia Thompson, Ryan Thompson, Megan Geer, Katie Meyer, Timothy Stryker, of Canandaigua, Amberlea Atwood of Shortsville, Elizabeth Maslyn of Farmington, Anna DeBoover of Phelps, Richard Lawson of Clifton Springs, Peter Luna and Shyla Luna of Geneva, Devon Mangarielli and Isaiah Murphy of Rushville, Jenifer Washburn and April Washburn of Honeoye. In the showmanship classes, the novice showman award went to Anna DeBoover and the reserve novice was April Washburn. The Junior Showman was Mackenzie Lill and the reserve junior was Amberlea Atwood. Senior Showman was awarded to Alicia Thompson while the reserve senior was Richard Lawson. The grand showmanship was awarded to Alicia Thompson and the reserve grand showmanship was received by Mackenzie Lill.
The best of show in the rabbit classes was won by Timothy Stryker and the reserve best of show was Peter Luna. Shyla Luna was awarded the best of breed in the English Spot class with Alicia Thompson taking the reserve best of breed. The best of breed in the Harlequin classes was Megan Geer. Holland Lop best of breed was won by Timothy Stryker while the Dwarf Hotot best of breed was April Washburn and the reserve best of breed was won by Jenifer Washburn. Mackenzie Lill was awarded the best of breed in the Mini Lop category. The Mini Rex best of show was awarded to Alicia Thompson and the reserve Mini Rex was Megan Geer. Netherland Dwarf best of show was Shyla Luna and the reserve best of show was Timothy Stryker. The Polish breed best of show was won by Megan Geer. In the Rhinelander best of breed was Ryan Thompson. Peter Luna won the best of breed and the reserve best of breed in the Tan rabbit category. The best pet recognition was won by Amberlea Atwood.
Cavy recognition at the 2013 Ontario County fair was the best of show being Peter Luna and the best reserve of show was Alicia Thompson. The best of breed and reserve of breed for the Texal breed of cavies was won by Peter Luna. The American Satin best of breed was Alicia Thompson while Mackenzie Lill won the American and Crested breed recognitions for best of breed.
Those showing horses at the 2013 Ontario County Fair included: Samantha Stryker, Kaitlyn Fuller, Levi Storie, Maddie DeBrock, Maxwell Burke, Garrett Burke, Dylan Schaertl, Lily DeBrock, Oliver Storie, Brittany Rutz, Heather Dunton, Megan Geer, Jaden Presher, McKenzie Griffin, Shayla McClung, Rose Richelsen, Brin Laird, Ally Mack, Brooke Ficarella, Lina Zulick, Mikhaila Martin, Katie Meyer, Emily York, Bailey Wayne, Sara Kelly and Courtney Vanderbrook. The Senior High Point Champion for the week was Brittany Rutz and reserve high point was McKenzie Griffin. The Junior HIgh point champion was Sara Kelly and reserve high point was Max Burke. High point pony for the week was Bailey Wayne and the reserve was Rose Richelson. Novice overall high point champion for the week was Emily York with the reserve being awarded to Maddie DeBrock.
What a great year for 4-H members at the Ontario County Fair! Ontario County 4-H club exhibits will be on exhibition at the New York State fair beginning on the opening day of the fair, Thursday, August 22 until Sunday August 25. Check out these in the Youth Building at the north end of the fairgrounds during the first rotation of exhibits at the fair.
For more information about 4-H in Ontario County for youth age 5-19 contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension office at 480 North Main St. in Canandaigua at www.cceontario.org or 585-394-3977.
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