Ohio State University Livestock Judging Camp June 5-7

In early June, 4-H and FFA members from around the state will be learning from some of the top livestock experts in the state at The Ohio State University Livestock Judging Camp.

The three-day camp is designed to help young livestock exhibitors enhance their skills in judging and oral communication. The cost for the camp from June 5 to June 7 is $250 and includes all meals, lodging and an OSU souvenir. Forms to apply can be found on the OSU Livestock Judging Team Facebook page. The deadline to apply is May 15. For more information contact Hank LeVan at LeVan.27@osu.edu.

 

Itinerary

Monday

10:30 AM-11:30 AM Registration & Room assignment at Torres House on North Campus

11:30 AM-12:00 PM Travel to Animal Science Building

12:00 PM-12:45 PM Introduction to Camp, rules, expectations, Lunch

12:45 PM-2:00 PM Split into Groups, Team building exercise

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Intro to Livestock Evaluation, Note taking, Reasons

5:00 PM- 6:00 PM Dinner

6:00 PM- 8:00 PM Camp Activity

8:00 PM – 8:30 PM Return to Dorms

10:00 PM Lights out

Tuesday

7:15 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast at Dorms

8:00 AM -8:30 AM Travel to Animal Science Building

8:30 AM- 9:30 AM Guest Speaker

9:30 AM- 12:00 PM Cattle Evaluation & Reasons

12:00 PM- 12:30 PM Lunch

12:30 PM-2:30 PM Swine Evaluation & Reasons

2:30 PM-4:30 PM Sheep & Goat Evaluation & Reasons

4:30 PM- 5:00 PM Team Building Exercise

5:00 PM- 6:00 PM Dinner

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Camp Activity

8:00 PM – 8:30 PM Return to Dorms

10:00 PM Lights out

Wednesday

7:15 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast at Dorms

8:00 AM -8:30 AM Travel to Animal Science Building

8:30 AM- 9:30 AM Reasons

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Judging Contest with Reasons

1:00 PM- 2:00 PM Lunch, Critique and Recap of Contest

2:00 PM -3:30 PM Awards Banquet

3:30 PM Closing remarks, Camp Dismissed

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