Agriscience Fair

The Agriscience Fair program is aimed at providing opportunities for experiential learning in a specific subject matter. Ohio operates on a pre-qualifying system, similar to the National Agriscience Fair process.

  • 36 total categories/divisions
    • 7th and 8th grade division (teams and individuals)
    • 9th and 10th grade division (teams and individuals)
    • 11th and 12th grade division (teams and individuals)
    • Categories are Animal Systems, Environmental Services/Natural Resources Systems, Food Products and Processing Systems, Plant Systems, Power, Structural and Technical Systems, and Social Systems

Report Pre-Qualifying – Reports due electronically by 9:00 pm on March 10, 2023
Using the AET Application Center, students must use the “Complete/Print Your App” screen to generate the PDF with a version number for the teacher to select and submit to state evaluation (see the resource guide for more information or reach out to Whitney Short).

    • The Top 4 projects with a minimum score of 45 points from each category/division will be interviewed to determine final placings
    • The finalists in each division will be posted March 27, 2023 – 2023 Top 4 Finalists Interview Schedule
    • National will require their report template be used (NOT required for Ohio, with the understanding that this report will have to be edited if a state winner). Report template(s) found here:

Resources and Results

2023 Top 4 Interview Schedule

Resource Guide for Ohio Agriscience Fair
Request for Area of Determination
Agriscience Fair Handbook – This handbook includes rules, report format and display suggestions, along with all rubrics being utilized to judge.
Agriscience Fair visual display and interview resource – This is a resource with tips for success in creating a visual display and preparing for the interview. The suggestions in the video are not requirements.

2022 Agriscience Fair FINAL placings
2021 Agriscience Fair FINAL placings
2020 Agriscience Fair FINAL placings