Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Entries for Major Stock Shows!!

It is time to start turning in your entries and entry fees for the following major shows; San Antonio, Houston, STAR and San Angelo. It is the responsibility of each member/family to get their entries submitted to the Extension Office by 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 13th. Entry forms may be found on the website. Please make sure that you have all required signatures prior to turning in your forms.

Houston Entry Forms must be notarized!!!

Each participant also needs to be complete the Summary Form and it may also be found on the website.

If you have any questions, please contact Brad or Cory.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Texas Extension Education Annual Bazaar

Saturday, November 8, 2008
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Faith Lutheran Church
6600 Woodrow Avenue

This group of ladies always supports 4-H and this Bazaar is one of the events they host to help raise the funds they use to offer 4-H'ers scholarships.

They will have great holiday decorations, craft and gift items for sale as well as delicious homemade baked goods, breakfast tacos, hot soups, sandwiches, desserts, drinks and much more.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Speak Out for Military Kids - Opportunity

Speak Out for Military Kids
Ambassador Training November 1 and 2nd
For more details or to RSVP -

Speak Out for Military Kids (SOMK) -The Speak Out for Military Kids Ambassador program is a key component of OMK in Texas. Military and civilian youth ages 13-17 may be nominated by an adult or self nominated with references. Nominees attend a two day training course to become Ambassadors for the program. During this training participants develop public speaking/presentation skills, leadership and citizenship skills as they explore issues of deployment, methods of coping and avenues to share their own viewpoints and pointers with others. Thus, allowing them to "SPEAK OUT" for military kids in their respective areas of the state. SOMK youth often assist with statewide activities and in special leadership roles such as interpretation events for key leaders, participating in media interviews at events and serving as Junior Counselors for Operation Purple or other camp opportunities for military youth! To see an example of the work (PSA) of our SOMK youth in Texas click here (TXDallasSOMK.wmv)!

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Cowboy Christmas Ball

8th Ever Cowboy Christmas Ball
November 22nd, 2008
The Renaissance in the Arboretum
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Live Music by Bobby Pounds

Ticket Cost - $75 each
Reserved Table of 10 - $750

We are Also Accepting Donations
Ticket forms and flyer may be found on the website

Travis County Youth Show Entries

The entry deadline for the Travis County Youth Show is fast approaching. Your club manager has forms for you. Most clubs are completing the forms at their October 4-H Club meeting. You need to talk with your club manager to get your forms. If for some reason you miss your meeting or are not able to get with your club manager, please contact Cory at the county office by
October 31, 2008.

The form includes both Youth Fair and Livestock Entries.

Friday, October 3, 2008

North Veterinary Science - Sub Group

A sub-group is being added to the Veterinary Science Club that meets in Pflugerville. If you are interested in participating in the vet science program, please email Kandy Johnson at This is a great project to get involved in, with some very unique learning experiences.

Major Show Entries

Entries for the following shows will be due: Thursday, November 13, 2008.
Please click on the link to view the show websites.

San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo - February 5 - 22, 2009
San Angelo Stock Show& Rodeo - February 19 - March 1, 2009
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo - March 3 - 22, 2009
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo - March 13 - 28, 2009

Entry forms are not available at this time, please check back later

Ft Worth Stock Show - January 16th - February 8th

If you plan to exhibit at the Ft. Worth Stock show, your entry and entry fees will be due to the County Extension Office by Monday, November 3, 2008.

An entry form may be found on the following website:

The form may be filled out online, but it needs to be printed and brought in or mailed to the extension office. You may also pick up a form at the office.