Skillathon Information 

Livestock Skillathon Study Guides:

QA Outline

Beef Study Guide

Dairy Study Guide

Equine Study Guide

Goat Study Guide

Poultry Study Guide

Rabbit Study Guide

Sheep Study Guide

Swine Study Guide



This year the skillathons are on three different days.

Youth are required to attend and participate in at least one skillathon to complete their project and be eligible for exhibition at the Marion County Fair. To exhibit at the Ohio State Fair, all county requirements must be met.

To be eligible for Outstanding Market Exhibitor, the 4-H or FFA member must complete the Senior Level of that species’ skillathon. 

There is no sign up before hand, registration starts at times listed below.

Each day will be split into two (1.5 hour) groups. Group 1 will be beef, dairy, poultry, and sheep focused. Group 2 will be rabbit, swine, and goat focused. However, you may come any time during the 3 hours if you are unable to make it during your group time.

June 6
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Marion County Fairgrounds (Coliseum)

June 9:  
Marion County Fairgrounds (Coliseum)

June 17:  
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Marion County Fairgrounds (Coliseum)