University of Florida

Animal Sciences Youth Programs

Welcome to the home for youth programs at the University of Florida's Department of Animal Sciences! On these pages, you can find details about upcoming events, results of past events, and plenty of helpful resources.

**2015 Animal Sciences Events Summary**

Click above for your quick reference guide to Horse & Livestock events, dates, and deadlines.

-- New 4-H Age Policy beginning next year (2015-16) --

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2015 Area & State Horse Show Rulebook is Online!

State 4-H Meats Judging Contest
One Senior 4-H team and one Intermediate team per county.
Register by April 10.
UF Animal Sciences, Gainesville
State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest
One Senior 4-H team and any number of Jr/Int teams per county.
Register by May 22.
UF Meats Sciences Center, Gainesville
State 4-H Horse Events
Horse Quiz Bowl: One Senior and one Jr/Int team per county.
Register for Quiz Bowl by May 22.
Horse Demonstrations & Public Speaking: Eligibility forms due by May 15; online registration due by June 5.
UF Animal Sciences, Gainesville
4-H Horsemanship School
June 7-12, English
June 21-26, Western
Online applicatino due May 7.
UF Horse Teaching Unit, Gainesville

Contact your local 4-H Agent to enter or ask about county participation requirements.

Florida 4-H
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