Monday, December 2, 2019

Broiler Pick Up / Rabbit Validation

Hi All,

Friendly reminder:

Friday, December 6, 2019 
Location: Manor HS Ag Barn 
Time: 3:30pm - 7:00pm 
NOTE: Exhibitors must bring their own boxes for pick up. 

December 14th at 8am 
Location: Hendrickson HS Ag Building 

REMEMBER: - Please bring your own blankets for your rabbit entries. - The only paperwork you need to bring filled out with your project is the TCYS Liability Waiver found at the bottom of this page.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

If you are interested in attending the following College Prep Event, we will be live streaming the event at the County Extension Office and will have food available to the first people who sign up.  If you would like to sign up, please email CEP 4-H Agent Nathan Tucker.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Reminder: Food Show

Don't forget to register for the Food Show!! Food show deadline has been extended to October 17th, 2019.

Travis County Registration page

Friday, October 11, 2019

A message from Laura A. Huebringer:

We’re pleased to announce that District 8 4-H will be hosting a Shooting Sports Coach Certification Training for Archery, Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun in Stephenville on November 9-10, 2019.

See the attached flyer, website, and/or participant information letter for more details. 
This training is open to any potential coaches across the state.
  • Registration will be conducted through 4‐H Connect.
  • Look for 2019 D8 4-H Shooting Sports Coach Certification (Stephenville) (Open state-wide)
  • Registration will be open starting October 7 and closes October 25, 2019.
  • Please pay close attention to the deadline!
  • Cost is $120

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! NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

Additional details:
  • Registration will cover meals and course materials.
  • Only one discipline certification (archery, pistol, rifle, or shotgun) is obtainable per participant per training.
  • Lodging will be the responsibility of the participants. Suggested are hotels are listed in the letter and on the website
  • Event will begin at 8:00am on Saturday, November 9 and tentatively end at noon on Sunday, November 10, 2019.
  • Tentative schedule, what to bring list, and release forms can be found on the website. Additional details will be sent to those that register.

Visit the website to view more details (including lodging information):

Please pass this on to interested individuals and feel free to advertise on your social media, webpages, blogs, newsletters, etc. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks!

Thursday, October 10, 2019

1st Annual Come and Break It Sporting Clay Tournament, November 16, 2019 in Cuero, TX:

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Travis County Youth Show Upcoming Due Dates

Plant orders are due by Sept 27th @ 5PM. Once this deadline passes, we will not be accepting late purchases. The nursery we use needs the time between purchase and delivery to ensure plant availability. For new folks to our county, this is not your entry into the show. All Plant Division plants, must be purchased through TCYS to ensure an even starting point.

Poultry Orders are not due until next month, but they are due October 11th (with payment).

Monday, September 23, 2019

Travis County 4-H Food Show

Registration Deadline is October 15th, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Travis County 4-H Food Challenge

Registration Deadline is October 22nd, 2019

Travis County 4-H Council Meeting on September 16, 2019

At  the Travis County 4-H Council meeting on Monday, September 16th, the council held a trashin fashion program and they also participated in a community service project to create dog toys for dog shelters.  They had a lot of fun with this and I got pictures:


Friday, September 13, 2019

Live Like Johnny Classic in San Antonio on November 17:

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Shooting Sports Coach Certification in Kerrville on October 19-20:

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Bosque County 4-H Indoor Archery Tournament:

2019-2020 Agrobotics Challenge:

Texas 4-H Livestock Judging Coaches Clinic:

Showpig sale in Sinton, TX this Saturday:

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

The upcoming dates for physical validation for the livestock projects are as follows:

-October 15th  – lamb/goats and heifers/steers at Manor High School Ag Barn
-November 16th  and 17th  – swine validation will occur at each school with an Ag Science Program – times for validation at each school to be determined and posted later  Please note that there will be no follow-up validation on a second weekend as in the past!
-December 14 – At Hendrickson High School Ag Building (not the Ag Barn off of Cele Road) behind the main school building – a free-standing building to the east of the main school building.

Travis County 4-H Food Show

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Please see the flyer below for more information regarding the Colorado County Fair Livestock Judging Contest on Saturday, September 7th

Texas 4-H Center Retreats and Trainings for Fall 2019:

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

2019 Central Texas Showdown in Rising Star, TX:

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Texas 4-H Rabbit Extravaganza show at Bell County Expo Center:

Open sheep and goat show at 2019 Colorado County Fair:

Friday, August 23, 2019

College prep workshop at Prairie View A&M University:

Thursday, August 22, 2019

A message from Richie Griffin:

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

A message from Dale Rankin regarding some upcoming shows in Atascosa County:

Thursday, August 15, 2019

2019 Texas 4-H Rabbit Extravaganza Catalog

The Texas 4-H Rabbit Extravaganza Show Catalog has been posted on the Texas 4-H Website at and is also attached below. Please check the website for updates as information is added.
PDF Info 

Registration will open tomorrow, August 15, 2019, at noon and go through September 10, 2019.

Monday, August 12, 2019

A message from Cullen D. Tittle, County Ag Agent in Brazos County:

The 2019 Brazos Valley Fair and Rodeo is a little over 2 months away and the staff/volunteers have been busy adding new events and improving the existing ones. This year, a Steak Cookoff and Weld-Off Competition will be conducted on Saturday, October 12. The Ranch Rodeo and AgRobotics Contest will also be held on the 12th. A Tractor Pull will be conducted on Sunday, October 13th. For more information on these events, please go to

The livestock portion of the Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo shows will take place October 18-20, 2019 and the exhibitor handbook is available at

Exhibitors submit their own entries online at by midnight, September 27, 2019.

Junior Livestock Show Scholarships: $1,500 scholarship will be awarded in Ring B to the Grand Champion animal in each junior/prospect show. $500 scholarship will be awarded in Ring B to the Reserve Grand Champion animal in each junior/prospect show. Division Champions in each junior/prospect show will be awarded $250. Each show must have sixty head entered total and each Division/Breed must have five or more head entered in the previous year’s show to be eligible for division/breed scholarships and buckles in the current year.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

2019-2020 Lamb & Goat Validation

Interested in Major Show Lamb & Goat Validation see attached link below. Forms must be submitted to our Travis County Extension office. Please make checks payable to “Travis 4H”.
PDF Form

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019

Travis County 4-H Awards Banquet August 1, 2019

August 1, 2019

Mr. Nathan says:  "Today was the big day, the Travis County 4-H Awards Banquet that took place at the Creedmoor Community Center.  The 4-H County Council led the event, and Wilhite's Barbecue provided the food.  I'd also like to give a special shout out to Eldarose for all her help in putting together the decorations for the event, which had a "flags of the world" theme.  I took plenty of photos of the decorations before the event started, plus photos of all the awards recipients:"