This is an exciting, hands‐on contest for youth in the Vet Science project to showcase their skills in a little friendly competition! It is an Invitational contest for Intermediate and Senior age 4‐H members who meet the minimum requirements (see application). It is a competitive event designed to test the knowledge and skills that a 4‐H member can gain through his or her involvement in a Veterinary Science project. Entries are due March 13, 2015. For all the details go to: http://aevm.tamu.edu/4-h-veterinary-science/skill-a-thon-information/
Horse opportunity for youth at the Houston Livestock Show, deadline approaching fast! Entries due February 1, 2015 http://www.rodeohouston.com/ExhibitorContestant/HorseShow.aspx Highlights: March 18-19 All Entry Fees Refunded if you show Cash awards 1st – 4th Tack awards for all placing’s Cash all around awards and custom jackets Grade Horse classes All breed classes Registered AQHA Classes 3 Judges lead-line Walk Trot Champion of Champions in Western Pleasure, English Hunt Seat, Showmanship
State 4-H Roundup is coming soon….. If you are not yet feeling the excitement, maybe this video will help.
Have you ever heard about a 4-H event one day too late? it’s frustrating to find out about an opportunity only to realize it happened yesterday. We don’t want that to happen to you, so we are adding one more communication tool to the District 9 4-H tool bag: Text Messaging!!! We have been sending text message reminders at events for a few years, but we are now expanding the service to include text messaging about upcoming events and important dates. This service is offered by Remind.com and… Read More →
Just a reminder, there will be a District 9 4-H Council Meeting on Jan 17th at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in the Horse Show Club. Activities begin at 5:00 pm and there will be dinner and a dance. The event is open to all 4-H members in Southeast District 9. If you did not pre-register you can still pay at the door, $20. There will be a special fun surprise at the meeting and the only hint I will give you is: Think Steve Harvey!
Dinner and a Dance for $15, and you get to see all your 4-H friends from across the district. That’s what we have planned for January 17, 2015, at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This is actually the District 9 4-H Council Winter meeting but we’ve spiced it up with BBQ and a dance. The event is open to all Southeast District 9 4-H members and you can register on 4-HConnect. The $15 price is only good through January 12. After that tickets are $20. The exact location is… Read More →
Do you think your County Agent is GREAT?!?!?!? Well we do too! And we want to recognize them for all the hard work they do and the difference they make in 4-H. Here is your chance to nominate your county Extension agent for the District 9 4-H Outstanding County Agent Award. The application is simple and should not take too much time to complete. All applications are due to the District 9 Headquarters by January 30, 2015. The easiest way to get them to us is to just email… Read More →
District 9 TAE4-HA is happy to announce a District 9 Duds to Dazzle training for agents and leaders. The workshop will be held December 12, 2014 from 10am to 3pm at the Tom LeRoy Building located at 9020 Airport Rd Conroe. The cost of the workshop will be $20 which includes lunch. In addition, counties that participate in the workshop will have access to a “sewing closet” to use for their county workshops and contests (this will make more sense after… Read More →
Back by popular demand, the World of 7 Billion student video contest challenges youth to create a short (60 seconds or less) video illustrating the connection between world population growth and one of three global challenges dealing with either the sixth extinction, available farmland, or global education. Students can win up to $1,000 and their educators will receive free curriculum resources. The contest deadline is February 19, 2015. Full contest guidelines, resources for research, past winners, and more can be found at www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest.
There will be a Free Livestock Judging Clinic for youth at the Victoria County Fairgrounds on January 3, 2015. After a long Christmas break this is perfect timing for a spring tune-up. The workshop does require pre-registration though it is free of charge. Here is a flyer with complete details and pre-registration information. Pre-registration is due by December 20, 2014.