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Junior Fair Board

The Geauga County Junior Fair Board is comprised of members representing youth organizations from across the county including:
4-H, Farm Bureau, GHPA, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Grange.

The purpose of Junior Fair Board shall be to promote the interests of Geauga County youth through educational exhibits and activities at the Great Geauga County Fair. Whenever possible, activities of the junior exhibitors shall be coordinated for the benefit of the total youth.

Meetings are usuall held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) on the Geauga County Fairgrounds in the Fair Board Meeting Room.

To become a representative of the Junior Fair Board, a youth must be at least 14 years of age or a freshman in high school. Youth must first complete an application. Potential members then go through an interview process. Finally, the selected youth are notified and then begin a rewarding Fair experience.

Junior Fairboard Application >

Coordinator Application>

Junior Fair Scholarship Letter & Application >

Junior Fair Livestock Sale - Saturday, September 3, 2016

Small Animal - 2:30 PM (Rabbits, Chickens, Turkeys & Ducks)
Large Animal 5:00 PM

View Results of 2016 Geauga Fair Livestock Sale >

2016 Jr. Fair King & Queen

2012 jr fair king and queen

Daniel Takacs and Meghan O'Reilly

Junior Fair Board

Jr. Fair Board

Junior Fair Officers

President - Anna Montazzoli
Vice President - Makenzie Healy
Secretary - Meghan O'Reilly


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Thank You 2016 Livestock Sale Buyers!
2016 Geauga Fair Livestock Sale Results >


2015 Junior Fair Board

Brittany Adams
Jonathan Anderson
Maddie Arnold
James Baird
Kelli Briggs
Jessica Burden
Sydney Cala
John Cermak
Timothy Cermak
Brittany Chapman
Rachael Chapman
Brian Depner
Clifton Dobbs
Marcella Dragolich

Laurel Grae
Makenzie Healy
Jordan HenryGerhard Hickey
Ryan Ivans
Kelsey Klingman
Taylor Kolat
Lucas Kuehn
Patrick Lanstrum
Megan Maddox
Evan Measures
Anna Montazzoli
Liberty Mosher
Hannah Nelson

Meghan O'Reilly
Lillian Ostrander
Tyler Plants
Kurt PokopacAgnes Prosser
Anna Sevich
Adam Stegh
Emily Stern
Avery Sullivan
Sarah Ward
Trent Weber
Joseph Wolf
Max Wolf

Junior Fair Coordinators

Jr Fair Coordinators

Junior Fair Band - Directed by Greg Hillis

The Great Geauga County Junior Fair Band, comprised of students from area middle and high schools, will perform at the Great Geauga County Fair. The Junior Fair Band gives young musicians an opportunity to rehearse and perform a wide variety of music in a professional type of experience.

Membership is open to all brass, woodwind, and percussion students currently in 6th through 12th grades. Last year’s band had 80 participants coming from schools all across Northeast Ohio. It is directed by Greg Hillis, also director of the Great Geauga County Fair Band.

Rehearsals and performances are held at the Vernon Howard Pavilion at the south end of the fairgrounds. The band will perform music in a wide variety of styles including classical, jazz, Broadway, patriotic, and more. Highlights of this years’ repertoire include: music by Mozart, Edvard Grieg and Samuel Barber, Latin-jazz classic “Malagueña,” highlights from the smash Broadway hit “Wicked,” and a stirring tribute to American heroes called “For Our Heroes.” The concerts will conclude with the adult members of the Great Geauga County Fair Band joining the group for a rousing performance of John Philip Sousa’s “The Invincible Eagle March.”

Membership is limited to 90 muscicians taken ona first-come basis. Rehearsing Monday evenings 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in August. The group will perform Saturday and Monday of the fair. Please print, fill out and return the Junior Fair Band forms to Geauga Music Center before June 1st.

Young musicians interested in joining the Junior Fair Band should contact: Greg Hillis, director at 440.474.4106, or the Geauga Music Center at 440.286.8481.

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