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4-H Youth - Livestock

2016 4-H Livestock Calendar of Events

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

DATE

EVENT INFORMATION

January 7-10

Western National 4-H Roundup Competitions, Denver, CO

January 21-23

NW District Livestock Show, Batesville, MS

January 28-30

NE District Livestock Show, Verona, MS

January 29-31

SE District Livestock Show, Hattiesburg, MS

January 31 - February 4

SW District Livestock Show, Jackson, MS

February 1-3

Delta District Livestock Show, Greenwood, MS

February 4-11

Dixie National Junior Round-Up, Jackson, MS

February 11

Dixie National Sale of Junior Champions, Jackson, MS

March 1

DEADLINE: Membership in Mississippi Livestock Council

March 1

Mississippi Livestock Council Meeting, MSU

March 22

Mississippi Livestock Council Steering Committee Meeting, MSU

 

State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest, 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

May 1

DEADLINE: Ownership of horses for 2016 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 2016 District and State 4-H Horse Shows

May 2

DEADLINE: All 2016 District and State-Only 4-H Horse Show entries must be received by local 4-H agent

June 1-3

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 3

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

June 7

SE District 4-H Project Achievement Day, Ellisville

June 8-11

NE District 4-H Horse Show, Verona, MS

June 9-11

SW District 4-H Horse Show, Jackson, MS

June 9-11

NW District 4-H Horse Show, Tunica, MS

June 9-11

SE District 4-H Horse Show, Meridian, MS

June 15

SW District 4-H Project Achievement Day, Hinds Comm. College

June 16

NW District 4-H Project Achievement Day, Moorhead

June 17

NE District 4-H Project Achievement Day, Fulton

 

Making Tracks, MSU

June 21-25

Mississippi 4-H State Horse Championship, Jackson, MS

June 28

North MS 4-H Cookout Contest

June 29

South MS 4-H Cookout Contest

 

4-H Horse Camp, MSU

 

State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest, MSU

July 27-31

Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship, Perry, GA

 

Neshoba State Fall Dairy Show

 

Newton State Fall Dairy Show

August 5-6

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

 

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 2016 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 2017 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up Livestock Shows

 

Retinal Image market steers, market lambs, commercial beef heifers, and market goats and classify steers, lambs, and beef heifers for the 2016 Mississippi State Fair and 2017 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up

 

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

 

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

 

Retinal Image/Classify at Greenwood, MS (8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

 

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

 

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

 

State 4-H Horse Show Annual Meeting

 

Purvis State Fall Dairy Show

 

Tylertown State Fall Dairy Show

 

National 4-H Dairy Conference, Madison, WI

October 5-16

Mississippi State Fair, Jackson, MS

November 4-5

National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl, Louisville, KY

November 5-6

North American International Dairy Judging Contest, Louisville, KY

December 1

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 2017 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up Livestock Shows

December 3

DEADLINE: 2016 Sale of Junior Champions Scholarships and Premier Exhibitor Contest Applications must be POSTMARKED to the ADS Office

December 3

DEADLINE: 2016 4-H Horse Club Scholarships must be POSTMARKED to the ADS Office

 

Retinal image and classify commercial beef heifers for the 2017 District and Dixie National Junior Round-Up Livestock Shows, Raymond, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.