Delegates to this national event were selected earlier in the year based on their documented 4-H and community achievements.
The purpose of the National 4-H Congress is to reward each delegate’s achievements; provide new and educational and cultural experiences; provide a forum for interaction and exchange of ideas among youth and adults; and encourage leaders of business, government, education, and public affiars to share in the development of youth. This year the theme of the congress is “Passport to Excellence”.
More than 900 youth are expected to attend the congress. Only 28 youth in Ohio were selected to attend out of more than 500 interested applicants.