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.

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4-H Ranch Horse Clinic Videos
Video clips from the 4-H clinic which taught the concepts of the new Ranch classes - Ground Handling, Ranch Roping, and Working Cow Horse, Boxing. Much of the roping discussion applies in Ranch Trail as well.
State 4-H & FFA Livestock Evaluation Contest
Open to one Senior team per county (up to 4 members).
Entries due March 28.
Gainesville, FL
State 4-H & FFA Horse Judging Contest
Open to two Senior teams per county (up to 4 members per team).
Entries due April 4.
Gainesville, FL
State 4-H & FFA Meats Judging Contest
Open to one Senior team and one Intermediate team per county (up to 4 members each).
Entries due April 11.
Gainesville, FL

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

Florida 4-H
Florida 4-H
Florida FFA
Florida FFA
Jr FL Cattleman's


Recent Results
Website Notes
Relevant Topics
  • EHV-1 Information
    Details of the Spring 3013 outbreak and links to sources of educational information.
  • Florida Helmet Law
    How does the State of Florida helmet law affect the 4-H Program?
  • H1N1 Flu Info
    Current facts & information for Swine owners, Fair Boards, and public in general.