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4-H Youth Livestock Calendar of Events

Filed Under: Youth Livestock

2018 4-H Livestock Calendar of Events

Updated 07/06/18

NOTE: A FINAL DATE FOR MANY EVENTS HAS NOT BEEN DETERMINED AT THIS TIME.  PLEASE CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR UPDATES.

DATE

EVENT INFORMATION

January 4-7

Western National 4-H Roundup Competitions, Denver, CO

January 19-20

NW District Livestock Show, Batesville, MS

January 25-27

NE District Livestock Show, Verona, MS

January 25-28

SE District Livestock Show, Hattiesburg, MS

January 28 - February 1

SW District Livestock Show, Jackson, MS

January 29-31

Delta District Livestock Show, Greenwood, MS

February 1-8

Dixie National Junior Round-Up, Jackson, MS

February 8

Dixie National Sale of Junior Champions, Jackson, MS

February 16

DEADLINE: Membership in Mississippi Livestock Council

March 6

Mississippi Livestock Council Meeting, MCA Office, Jackson

March 27

Mississippi Livestock Council Steering Committee Meeting, MSU

April 1

DEADLINE: Each county is allowed to submit 25 junior and senior horse bowl questions from approved references for review regarding inclusion in District
and State 4-H Horse Bowl contests

April 6

State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest, MSU Bearden Dairy, Starkville

May 1

DEADLINE: Ownership of horses for 2018 District and State 4-H Horse Shows

May 1

DEADLINE: Youth must be a member of Mississippi 4-H to be eligible to show at the 2018 District and State 4-H Horse Shows

May 1

DEADLINE: All 2018 District and State-Only 4-H Horse Show entries must be received by local Extension 4-H Agent

May 19

State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest, MSU South Farm

May 30 - June 1

State 4-H Congress, MSU

June 1

DEADLINE: All new 4-H members and at least one parent must have completed the 4-H Horse Ethics Program

June 1

DEADLINE: All senior 4-H horse educational contest entries must be submitted to Dean Jousan in ADS as well as for the County Stall Decoration Contest

June 7-8

SW District 4-H Horse Show, Jackson, MS

June 7-8

NW District 4-H Horse Show, Tunica, MS

June 7-8

SE District 4-H Horse Show, Gulfport, MS

June 7-9

NE District 4-H Horse Show, Verona, MS

June 11-13

Making Tracks, MSU

June 15

NE District 4-H Project Achievement Day, Verona

June 19-23

Mississippi 4-H State Horse Championship, Jackson, MS

June 26

North MS 4-H Cookout Contest, Winona

June 27

South MS 4-H Cookout Contest, Hattiesburg

July 10

SE District 4-H Project Achievement Day, Laurel

July 11

SW District 4-H Project Achievement Day, Raymond

July 12

NW District 4-H Project Achievement Day, Moorhead

August 1-5

Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship, Perry, GA

August 2

Neshoba State Fall Dairy Show

August 3

Newton State Fall Dairy Show

August 10-11

4-H/FFA Replacement Beef Heifer Development Contest, HCC, Raymond, MS

August 18

Purvis State Fall Dairy Show

TBD

NE MS Fall Dairy Show, Verona

August 31

DEADLINE: Ownership and nomination forms are due in the County Extension Office for all animals showing at the 2018 Mississippi State Fair

August 31

DEADLINE: Ownership and nomination forms are due in the County Extension Office for market steers, market lambs, and market goats showing at the 2019 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up Livestock Shows

September 11-14

Retinal image market steers, commercial beef heifers, market lambs, wether dams, market goats, and commercial meat goat does, and classify market steers and commercial beef heifers for the 2018 Mississippi State Fair and 2019 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up

September 11

Retinal Image/Classify at Hattiesburg, MS (8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

September 12

Retinal Image/Classify at Raymond, MS (8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

September 13

Retinal Image/Classify at Greenwood, MS (8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.)

September 13

Retinal Image/Classify at Senatobia, MS (2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

September 14

Retinal Image/Classify at Verona, MS (8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.)

September 15

Tylertown State Fall Dairy Show

September 18

State 4-H Horse Show Annual Meeting, MSU

September 30 – October 3

National 4-H Dairy Conference, Madison, WI

October 3-14

Mississippi State Fair, Jackson, MS

November 2-3

National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl, Louisville, KY

November 4-5

National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest, Louisville, KY

November 12-14

National 4-H Skillathon Contest, Louisville, KY

November 30

DEADLINE: Ownership and nomination forms are due in the County Extension Office for beef breeding, market hogs, purebred dairy cattle, commercial dairy heifers, commercial beef heifers, dairy goats, and commercial meat goat does showing at the 2019 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up Livestock Shows

December 3

DEADLINE: 2019 Sale of Junior Champions Scholarships and Premier Exhibitor Contest Applications must be POSTMARKED to the ADS Office

December 3

DEADLINE: 2019 4-H Horse Club Scholarships must be POSTMARKED to the ADS Office

December 11

Retinal image and classify commercial beef heifers and retinal image commercial meat goat does and wether dams for the 2019 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up Livestock Shows, Pittsboro, 8 a.m. to 12 noon

December 12

Retinal image and classify commercial beef heifers and retinal image commercial meat goat does and wether dams for the 2019 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up Livestock Shows, Raymond, 8 a.m. to 12 noon

 

 

Departments:

Contact Your County Office

Contacts

Associate Extension Professor
Extension 4-H Livestock Specialist

Your Extension Experts

Extension Agent IV*
Pike County Extension Agent; Agriculture and Natural Resources; 4-H Youth Development; County Extens
Extension Associate III
Small Ruminants/4-H Livestock/Judging Team Coordinator/SARE Associate
Associate Extension Professor
Extension 4-H Livestock Specialist
Assoc Extension/Research Prof
Beef Cattle, Nutrition, Management
Extension Agent IV*
Area Agent Animal Science/ Forages

Related Publications

Publication Number: P1423
Publication Number: P0799
Publication Number: P2263

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