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4-H Youth Livestock Calendar of Events

Filed Under: Youth Livestock

Note: A final date for many events has not been determined at this time. Please check back frequently for updates and watch for email updates from the 4-H livestock specialist, Dr. Dean Jousan.

 

DATE

EVENT INFORMATION

January 8-12

Western National 4-H Roundup Competitions, Denver, CO

January 17-18

NW District Livestock Show, Batesville, MS

January 17-18

NE District Livestock Show, Verona, MS

January 23-26

SE District Livestock Show, Hattiesburg, MS

January 27-29

Delta District Livestock Show, Greenwood, MS

January 27-30

SW District Livestock Show, Jackson, MS

January 30 - February 6

Dixie National Junior Round-Up, Jackson, MS

January 31

DEADLINE: All junior and senior 4-H Horse Bowl Team entries must be submitted to Dean Jousan via email

February 6

Dixie National Sale of Junior Champions, Jackson, MS

February 15

State 4-H Horse Bowl Contest, Jackson, MS during Dixie National Quarter Horse Show

March 3

Mississippi Livestock Council Steering Committee Meeting, MSU

March 13

EARLY DEADLINE: Membership in Mississippi Livestock Council

March 20

DEADLINE: All junior and senior 4-H Horse Educational Contest entries (Hippology; Horse Judging; Communication Contests) must be submitted to Dean Jousan via email

March 24

Mississippi Livestock Council Meeting, Jackson

March 27-28

State 4-H Contests (Hippology, Horse Judging, Communication Contests), MSU

April 3

State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest, MSU

May 1

DEADLINE: Ownership of horses for 2020 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 2020 District and State 4-H Horse Shows

May 1

DEADLINE: All 2020 District and State-Only 4-H Horse Show entries must be received by local Extension 4-H Agent

May 27-29

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: Counties must email Dean Jousan in ADS to enter the County Stall Decoration Contest

June 6

State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest, MSU

June 11-12

SW District 4-H Horse Show, Jackson, MS

June 11-12

NW District 4-H Horse Show, Winona, MS

June 11-12

SE District 4-H Horse Show, Gulfport, MS

June 11-13

NE District 4-H Horse Show, Verona, MS

June 24-27

Mississippi 4-H State Horse Championship, Jackson, MS

June 30

North MS 4-H Cookout Contest, TBD

July 1

South MS 4-H Cookout Contest, TBD

July 29 - August 2

Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship, Perry, GA

July 30

Neshoba State Fall Dairy Show

July 31

Newton State Fall Dairy Show

August 7-8

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

TBD

Purvis State Fall Dairy Show

TBD

NE MS Fall Dairy Show, Verona

September 1

DEADLINE: Ownership and nomination forms are due in the County Extension Office for all animals showing at the 2020 Mississippi State Fair

September 1

DEADLINE: Ownership and nomination forms are due in the County Extension Office for market steers, market lambs, and market goats showing at the 2021 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up Livestock Shows

TBD

Tylertown State Fall Dairy Show

TBD

State 4-H Horse Show Annual Meeting, MSU

September 27-30

National 4-H Dairy Conference, Madison, WI

October 7-18

Mississippi State Fair, Jackson, MS

November 6-8

National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl, Louisville, KY

November 7-9

National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest, Louisville, KY

November 15-18

National 4-H Livestock Skillathon Contest, Louisville, KY

December 1

DEADLINE: Ownership and nomination forms are due in the County Extension Office for beef breeding, market hogs, commercial gilts, purebred dairy cattle, commercial dairy heifers, commercial beef heifers, wether dams, dairy goats, and commercial meat goat does showing at the 2021 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up Livestock Shows

December 4

DEADLINE: 2021 Sale of Junior Champions Scholarships and Premier Exhibitor Contest Applications must be POSTMARKED to the ADS Office

December 4

DEADLINE: 2021 4-H Horse Club Scholarships must be POSTMARKED to the ADS Office

 

 

Departments:

Contacts

Portrait of Dr. Dean Jousan
Associate Extension Professor
Extension 4-H Livestock Specialist

Your Extension Experts

Portrait of Dr. Dean Jousan
Associate Extension Professor
Extension 4-H Livestock Specialist
Portrait of Mr. Lance Newman
Extension Agent IV*
Extension Agent
Portrait of Dr. Amanda Elizabeth Stone
Assistant Professor

Related Publications

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