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4-H NewsCurrent Happenings

Regional Club Day

March 23 - Regional Club Day in Atchison
2024 Regional Schedule
2024 Regional Results
FACS Judging Results from Regionals

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals Training (YQCA)

This training is required for beef, dairy, goats, sheep, swine and market poultry & rabbits exhibitors.  Certification must be completed by July 1.   You must use the following link to register for the face to face trainings or to take the online training:  https://yqcaprogram.org/

2024 YQCA List
YQCA Information
State Show requirements & information

YQCA Help Guides

In Person Training
Web Training
Test-Out (12 & 15 Year Olds Only)

State Fair - September 8-17

Exhibits are due to your office by Tuesday, September 5!
Exhibits will be available for pick up at the Extension Office after Sept 20.

State Fair Exhibit Eligibility Information
Check State Fair Results here

State Fair Exhibit Eligibility Information

4-H Record Book Judging

Score sheet
Record Book Judging Guide
Project Records, Personal Page, Permanent Record & Pin Applications can be found by clicking here.


4-H Enrollment - October 1-31

All returning members and volunteers should re-enroll by November 1. Beginning the fall of 2018, the re-enrollment policy with consequences for late enrollment will be in effect. Please be sure to maintain your information in your 4-H online account (phone, email, address and project changes).

National 4-H Week - October 1-7, 2023

Tool Kit/Resources

48 Hours of 4-H - October 7-8, 2023

Will your club participate in a 48 Hours of 4-H service project? Register here!

4-H Achievement Events 2023

Jefferson Co. - November 11 at TBD, Oskaloosa
Jackson Co. - TBD, Holton
Nemaha Co. - TBD, Seneca

2024 County Fair Information

Fair Dates - for more information click on the fair link
Jackson Co. Fair - July 15-18, Carnival July 16-20 in Holton
Jefferson Co. Fair - tbd in Valley Falls
Nemaha Co. Fair - July 25-29 in Seneca

What does each fair ribbon color mean?

Exhibit Information Card for the Judge Template

Fair Exhibit labels in .pdf (use Avery label 5160) need to include: class number, product, 4-H member’s name and district. This is used for all static exhibits except for those listed below.

Food Preservation labels in .pdf or Food Preservation labels in .docx (Word) (use Avery label 5163) needs to include: class number, division, product, canning method, process time, pressure (psi), date processed including month and year, name and district.

Clothing, Fiber Arts or other exhibits needing a cloth label, use a piece of cloth with a permanent or laundry type marker. Labels should be about 3” x 2½” in size and include exhibitor name, class number and district.

What Has Happened

4-H Club Days

February 17 - Jefferson
February 24 (tentative) - Jackson & Nemaha

Click here for club day resources

4-H Camp

The camping model has changed for 2022 and beyond.  If you have interest in attending 4-H Camp, you will register directly with Rock Springs Ranch.  Click here for your camping options.


Check State Fair Results here

K-State 4-H News Links

State News Releases

Hot Topics

State Fair results here

        Grand Drive & Horse

Add/Drop Projects Deadline is May 1 - need help? click here

Virtual Judging Contests

Current Events

NewslettersDistrict 4-H Newsletters

April 2024

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February 2024

December/January 2024

November 2023

October 2023

September 2023

May 2023

April 2023

Premium Sale Requirements

June & July Newsletters are published in the local offices.  Check local pages for these newsletters.