Monday, August 31, 2015

Photograpy Workshop - September 19th

NAMI Walk - September 26th

Each year, Travis County 4-H volunteers to provide the dog watering stations for the walkers/runners who like to bring their pets out to the NAMI Walk.  It is always greatly appreciated and would like to continue that this year. I would like to throw out the opportunity for a youth and adult volunteer to take on the leadership for this event?

Event Information:

Saturday, September 26
The Long Center - Austin, Texas

Registration: 8:00 a.m.

Walk Begins: 9:30 a.m.

Free parking at One Texas Center
Paid parking ($8) at Palmer Garage

Responsibilities for leadership:
  • Take water bowls out the morning of the event by 7:45 am
  • Supervise 4-H youth at the event to ensure they are filling the water bowls
  • Station a few bowls at the capitol as that is the mid way point of the walk
  • Event ends around 10:30 - 11:00 am
  • Pick up bowls to return  to Cory\
If interested please email Cory at

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Travis County Youth Show Opportunities

As we being the new 4-H year, it is time to start gearing up for some of the county show contests and activities. The rule book can be found at the following link:

Jr. Superintendent and Queen’s Court – Both of these opportunities are now listed under one event called leadership contests and the application has been streamlined as one application with a check box for what an individual is applying for. The Applications must be postmarked by September 5th and the interview date is Saturday, September 19th.

For those who want to enter the plant division, all plants must be ordered through TCYS  and orders are due to the extension office by September 29th.

Monday, August 24, 2015

TCYS Ledadership Contests for 2016 - Queen's Court and Jr. Superintendents

This is for the Jr. Superintendents and Queen's Court. There is a single application process this year for the two contests. For those interested in applying, the application can be found at the link below on the bottom of the page:
Individuals will work cooperatively with Travis County Youth Show Board members, volunteers, participants and judges in creating a quality county contest and fair.
Applications must be received by September 5, 2015
Applicant Interviews: Selected candidates will be notified by email by September 12, 2015
Interview date will be September 19, 2015

Atascosa County Fair Prospect Shows - October 3rd & 4th

Steer and Heifer Prospect Show - Atascosa County - October 15th

D-2 Shooting Sports Caoch Training

District 2 will be hosting a Shooting Sports Coaches Training for Archery, Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun in Seminole on October 10-11th, 2015.

This training is open to all potential coaches across the state.

Registration will be done through 4-H Connect: Registrations will open on September 19, 2015 and closes on October 5, 2015.  Late Registration will be accepted on October Please pay close attention to the deadline!

Cost is $100. Registration will cover 2 meals and course materials.
Late Registration will be $125

Participants MUST have completed and passed the Background Check PRIOR to registering for the event, so if they have not completed this, they should do so IMMEDIATELY!



Registration will open on 4-H CONNECT on  September 19, 2015. Look for D-2 Shooting Sports Coach/Leader Training.

Lodging will not be provided for registrants.

Wingate by Wyndham 432-955-6300, ask for District 2 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training- $89 room rate

Event will begin at 8AM on Saturday, October 10th and “tentatively” end at Noon on Sunday, October 12th.

Detailed information will be sent to those that register.

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Texas 4-H Night with the Hoston Astros

Texas 4-H Nights with the Texas Rangers

Make plans to attend Texas 4-H Night at the following baseball games! Order your Texas 4-H Baseball T-shirt by September 1st. See below for details.