Submitted by Nancy Cook of the Canada 4-H Club of Woodside.
The Canada 4-H Club of Woodside was well represented at the recent San Mateo County Fair with entries in leather craft, cooking, dogs, hand drawings, photography and livestock projects, including lamb, pigs, poultry and rabbits.
Illana Lindsay, Emma Williams, Andrew Weiss and Kristoffer Sjolund were awarded a first-place trophy for the Rabbit Bowl, a trivia contest about rabbits.
In the lamb project, Ilana Lindsay received eighth place and Emma Holmes fourth place in showmanship.
Emma Holmes won class 1 market sheep class champion and Maggie Holmes received third in market class 1.
Kaitlyn Lynch received fourth place in Swine Showmanship. She entered seven photos and was awarded one first-place, four second-place and two third-place ribbons.
The poultry project included turkeys and meat chickens. Kamryn Cochran received grand champion in class 4 with a turkey. Warren Cook and his brother, Nolan, raised eight meat chickens. One pair of chickens was awarded Reserve Class Champion. Ilana Lindsay, Kamryn and Kody Cochran also had meat chickens at the fair.
All livestock was auctioned at the Fair's Junior Livestock Auction.
In the rabbit project, for showmanship; Warren Cook was awarded a first-place ribbon and trophy and his rabbit was awarded best of breed, Ilana Lindsay received a second-place ribbon and Nolan Cook was awarded a third-place ribbon. Kody Cochran, who showed two rabbits, won best in class and placed second in another class.
Emma Williams won Rosette Best of Division sub novice obedience with her dog and four additional ribbons, including obedience and showmanship. Sister Isobel Williams received a Rosette fourth-place small animal master showmanship ribbon and Rosette Best of Division sub novice D obedience with her dog. Isobel was awarded four additional ribbons including Rally and Agility, a Trophy for High Point Obedience, a Chair for High Point Obedience and a Trophy for Senior Dog Showmanship.
Kamryn Cochran entered several arts and crafts items, winning both blue and red ribbons. In addition, Kody Cochran received blue, red, and white ribbons for arts and crafts work.
Ashley Trail entered six drawings, ranging from chalk pastel to watercolor, and received first-place ribbons for five of them. She also received a second-place ribbon, and two were considered for Best of Show. She also placed first for leather crafts and was considered for Best of Show.
Kari Trail entered nine photographs and received eight first-place ribbons, and one of those received a Special Award. She also entered two leather craft items, each getting first-place ribbons.
Megan Allen placed first in youth baked goods for her apple pie. Her Polish rabbit took second place in the Polish category for judging, and her Holland lop took first place for Holland lop does, and Best Opposite of Breed.
Ribbons for Primary participants (9-years-old and younger) were awarded to Blair Cook in Rabbit Showmanship and Chloe Lynch for nine photos.
Ethan Stoneham was awarded Best of Show Youth Photography with 15 first places, 11 second places, and 6 third-places for his photos.
Katherine Stoneham won first place for Special (Best of Show Candidate) Project, second place for a Leather craft project and two second-place awards for Photography.
Dakota Beaumont won three first-place ribbons for her Native American Horse Drawing, a Tye Dye Decorated T-Shirt and an Eco-System Educational Poster.
Cheyenne Beaumont was awarded first place for her Bear Drawing, second place for a Decorated T-Shirt and second place for a Poem.
A special thank you to San Mateo Pet and Feed of Redwood City for offering special 4-H discounts to our members.
The Canada 4-H Club is open to new members. Meetings begin in September.
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