County jr. fair judging begins


Pictured are nutrition category judge Shirley Runkle (right) discussing a project with exhibitor Taylor Laughman of Graham.

Pictured are nutrition category judge Shirley Runkle (right) discussing a project with exhibitor Taylor Laughman of Graham.


A cake created for judging is adorned with a 4-H theme.


Champaign County Junior Fair judging began this week at the community center. Nutrition, scrapbooking, cake decorating, creative arts and other non-livestock projects were judged in the community center auditorium on Wednesday and Thursday.

Skillathons for livestock participants were held at the fairgrounds Wednesday and Thursday evening.

The fair opens Aug. 7 and runs through Aug. 14.

Pictured are nutrition category judge Shirley Runkle (right) discussing a project with exhibitor Taylor Laughman of Graham.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2015/07/web1_nutrition.jpgPictured are nutrition category judge Shirley Runkle (right) discussing a project with exhibitor Taylor Laughman of Graham.

A cake created for judging is adorned with a 4-H theme.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2015/07/web1_4-H-cake.jpgA cake created for judging is adorned with a 4-H theme.