May 13, 2022 - 1:14pm --

Williams County youth in Kindergarten through Second Grade for the 2022-2023 school year are invited to share their talent in the 2023 Barnyard Friends Coloring Contest, sponsored by Ohio State University Extension Williams County and the Williams County Fair.

Artwork should be submitted to the OSU Extension Williams County Office by Tuesday, September 6. Entries may be submitted by mail at 1425 East High Street, Suite 112, Bryan, Ohio 43506, by e-mail to, or returned to the OSU Extension Williams County Office Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Entries may also be submitted using the OSU Extension Williams County drop-box located outside the Williams County East Annex Building available 24/7.

The top three entries per grade will be awarded a Barnyard Friends t-shirt and featured on the OSU Extension Williams County website and Facebook page.

Coloring contest entry forms may be downloaded by clicking here.

Florian “Flo” Chirra was the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator for OSU Extension Williams County from 1988 - 2017 and a prominent fixture of the Williams County agricultural community.