Darke County youth invited to participate in Farm Toy Display Contest

VERSAILLES — On Feb. 27 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m., the Versailles FFA will be hosting the 5th annual Omelet Breakfast to recognize the local agriculturalist and promote the agriculture industry. There will be free omelet breakfast for all in attendance. This breakfast is free but will require RSVP to ensure proper breakfast by Feb. 22. The breakfast will also include: a farm toy show, agriculture displays to promote the industry, and farm displays created by the local youth. This event will be open for all of the public to enjoy.

The Versailles FFA chapter would like to personally invite and encourage you to enter the farm toy display contest. Again, this contest is completely cost free and open to all youth in Darke County. Awards and monetary prizes will be awarded for each division sponsored by the Darke County Farm Bureau. All participants will receive a small prize; however, first place in each division will receive $25, second place $15, and third place $10. All displays along with a tag with your name and age must be delivered to the Versailles FFA advisors, Mrs. Dena Wuebker/Miss Taylor Bergman, at Versailles Schools near the Greenhouse door (door 4) from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25. All displays will be judged prior to the breakfast and the Farm Displays will be displayed on the stage of the cafetorium all attendees will be enabled to view the displays. Farm displays can be torn-down and loaded out between 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 22.

For more information on rules and times, please contact contact Mrs.Dena Wuebker at [email protected] or 937-423-2369 or Taylor Bergman at [email protected] at 937-621-9136.

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