Monday, December 28, 2015

New Livestock Skill-a-thon Contest - New at the 2016 Texas 4-H Roundup

Texas 4-H is excited to announce the rules and resource information for the Texas 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon contest.  This is a NEW contest for the 2016 Texas 4-H Roundup.  This year we are offering the contest as an Invitational Contest open to both Intermediate and Senior age 4-H members.  The first place senior level team qualifies to advance to the 2016 National 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon contest at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, KY

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Time / Location: TBD 
Contest Superintendents: Brandon Dukes, John Villalba and J.D. Ragland

The Livestock Skill-a-thon contest tests a 4-H member’s knowledge and comprehension of animal science and livestock management practices.  The contest provides an opportunity for youth to gain and develop production livestock skills and life skills through a competitive environment. 

The guidelines are attached and can also be found on the Texas 4-H website under Roundup Event / Relevant Files section:

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