Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Take Care of Texas and Waste Management of Texas, Inc. invite students to submit a 30-second video public service announcement that portrays positive ways Texans can help keep our air and water clean, conserve water and energy, or reduce waste. Three 9th-12th grade students with the best videos will be awarded scholarship funds; 1st place - $2,500, 2nd place - $1,500, and 3rd place - $500. Three 6th-8th grade students with the best videos will be awarded GroPros cameras with accessories.
The contest closes Dec. 16, 2016. The videos will then go through three rounds of judging, including a public voting period from Jan. 11 – 25, 2017. More contest details are available here.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
The entry forms for the San Antonio and Houston livestock shows have been posted to the Travis 4-H website. You can click here to access the forms. Please note that contest forms have not been posted. If you'd like a contest entry form, contact John and he'll email you a copy. Remember - all major show entries must be at the Extension office by 5:00 PM on Monday, November 14, 2016.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016
2016 4-H Food Show participants with their dishes.
Cecilia Cowan 1st Place - Dairy
Claire Whitaker 1st Place - Grains
Ava Smith 2nd Place - Grains
Rachel Seguit 1st Place - Dairy
Elle Smith 2nd Place - Dairy
Olivia Higgins 1st Place - Fruits & Vegetables
Delia Krushefski 2nd Place - Fruits & Vegetables
Noah Higgins 1st Place - Protein
Meme Miri 2nd Place - Protein
Elle Brannam 1st Place - Grains
Anna-Laura Whitaker 2nd Place - Grains
Rachel Keese 1st Place - Dairy
Erin Pish 1st Place - Fruits & Vegetables
John Paul Whitaker 2nd Place - Fruits & Vegetables
Korine Stanley 1st Place - Protein
Carolyn Krushefski 2nd Place - Protein
Will Whitaker 1st Place - Dairy
Amelia Tapia 1st Place - Fruits & Vegetables
Cynthia Bashara 1st Place - Protein
Congratulations to all who participated!
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Thursday, October 6, 2016
The District 9 4-H Youth Development Program will be offering a 4-H Shooting Sports Leaders/Coaches training on December 3-4, 2016 in Angleton, TX.
Registration will open in 4-H Connect on October 14th, will close on Friday, November 15 and is listed as District 9 Coach's Shooting Sports Training. Late registration will be accepted from November 16th -21st. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE A CURRENT AND APPROVED 4‐H CONNECT PROFILE TO REGISTER. Registration is non‐refundable, but may be transferred to another person within the same county 4‐H program.
Please see that this information is shared with any potential coaches to ensure everyone is informed.
Tentative schedule, what to bring list, and release forms can be found on the Travis 4-H website.
If you have questions, please let Cory Hundl or Cameron Arias know. Additional details, waiver and a final agenda will be sent to those who register. This training will be open for registration statewide.
Information for this year's county Food Challenge has been posted to the website. To register a team for the Food Challenge, use the form found here. Registration will be available until October 21. There will be a $10.00 per team fee to participate and the fee will be collected on the night of the competition.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
The District 5 4‐H Youth Development Program is pleased to announce an opportunity for county 4‐H programs to have adult volunteers, teen leaders and County Extension Agents certified as coaches in the following shooting sports disciplines: archery, pistol, shotgun or rifle. The training and certification will be conducted on November 5 - 6, 2016 at the Rusk Civic Center in Rusk, Texas. The training will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 5th and conclude the following day as disciplines complete the necessary information.
Registration is open on 4-H Connect and will close at midnight Monday, October 24th – https://texas.4honline.com . ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE A CURRENT AND APPROVED 4‐H CONNECT PROFILE TO REGISTER. Registration is non‐refundable, but may be transferred to another person within the same county 4‐H program.
The flyer, schedule and other information may be found on the Travis 4-H website by clicking here.