For those who plan to exhibit swine at the Travis County Youth Show or any of the majors, your swine tag orders for validation are due to the extension office on September 18th. Click here for the order form.
Tags: $10.00 each
Swine Validation: November 18, 2013 @ the EXPO Center
members needed to help put together some fleece tie blankets for the
military program. Starting at 4:30 pm at the Extension office on
September 11th. Email Cory (firstname.lastname@example.org) by September 9th if you will be there to
Attention to 4-H and FFA members who plan to
exhibit livestock for 2013-2014, this is a reminder about the Quality
Counts Test. If you are new to showing, you will need to go the link
below and take the test. If you are moving from the 8th grade to the
9th, you will need to take the senior level test. http://agrilife.org/qualitycounts/
Please email John or jjriegler@ag,tamu.edu or Cory at email@example.com if you have any questions.
The senior 4-H photography contest rules have been posted to the 4-H website. Click here to go to the website. Once on the page, scroll down to the "State Events" heading. Be sure to read the rules as well as the "Additional Details" information page. Email Cory at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions regarding the rules and guidelines.
The 2013 District 10 4-H Conference will be held Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the Kerrville Church of Christ in Kerrville, Texas. This conference will feature four (4) rotating sessions for both youth and adults. Each person can attend two rotations. These sessions will offer various training on available contests, scholarship opportunities, public speaking methods, and much more.
Following the morning sessions, all District 10 Gold Star Recipients will be honored with the D-10 Gold Star Recognition Luncheon, along with the District 10 Volunteer Awards.
At the conclusion of the Luncheon, we will begin the District 10 4-H Council Meeting.
Light Lunch will be provided for all registrants.
There will be a registration fee of $20 per person when registering by August 16th with late registration being $25.
Who should attend? EVERYONE!!! The event is open to all 4-H members, volunteers, parents, and Extension agents. There’s something for everyone so plan now to register and attend!
Click Here to obtain more information and see the schedule for the day.
For those who plan to attend, send your money to John at the Travis County Extension Office by August 14th.
Want to learn more about your 4-H or FFA livestock project? How about being a better showman in the ring? Then make plans to attend the Livestock Extravaganza! Educational topics would include selection, housing, feeding, health maintenance, record keeping, showmanship, and so much more! Feel free to bring your animal projects.
Date: Saturday, August 17, 2013
Location: Buda VoAg Complex in Hays County
Registration is $15.00 (refreshments included)
Attendees will take home a resource book with information on the 6 species
For information on the event and to obtain the registration form, click here
If you plan to exhibit market lambs and/or goats or breeding sheep at the Travis County Youth Show or at any of the major shows in the spring, you will need to purchase lamb and goat tags. Tag orders are due to the County Extension Office by August 22nd. Tags are $12.00 each this year. The order form may be found on the following link: Click here for the form:
Please find below a schedule for the Texas Oklahoma Fair
hosted yearly in Wichita Falls, TX. The website is currently being
update, but all forms available are attached. More information can always
be found at the Texas/Oklahoma Fair Livestock Shows Facebook page at:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - Dorper
Sheep Show & Dorper 101 Seminar Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - TOBRA Barrel Race Thursday, September 19, 2013 -Working Dog Trials Friday, September 20, 2013 - TBA Saturday, September 21, 2013 - TABHSA Horse Show, Dairy
Goats, Market Goats, Market Lambs, Colton Bentley Memorial Heifer Show Sunday, September 22, 2013 - Colton Bentley Memorial
A special room rate is being offered
by The Grand Hotel! $49.00 per night for a double room. Just call (940)
766-6000 and tell them you are with the Texas/Oklahoma Fair! The hotel is in
walking distance to the show facility!
There are a limited number of RV
hookups at the show facility. Call the MPEC/J.S. Bridwell main office for
details and reservations. Their number is (940) 716-5500.
The 2013 Food and Nutrition Quiz Bowl Study Guide has been released and
is available online at http://fcs.tamu.edu/youth/index.php.
The study guide provides a list of references youth should study in
order to adequately prepare to compete in the quiz bowl contest. Example
questions are also included to help 4-H members study for the contest
but are in no way designed to serve as the list of questions that will
be used in the contest. Questions will be based on the concepts and
objectives outlined in the guide. Teams and coaches should consult the
references listed in the study guide to address the identified
More general information on quiz bowls can be found online at this link .