University of Florida

Youth Programs: Animal Science Events Calendar

(This page was last updated on 02/21/2017)

September 10 **NEW** 4-H Tailgating Contest - STATE FINALS Gainesville
October 18 National 4-H Meat Judging Contest Manhattan, KS
October 22 UF Swine Field Day Gainesville
November 4-6 Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup Louisville, KY
November 5-6 UF Jackpot Cattle Show FL Horse Park, Bellview
November 15 National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Louisville, KY
November 26 UF Jackpot Swine Show  
December 10 4-H/FFA Horse Judging School Gainesville
January 13-14 4-H/FFA Livestock Evaluation & Meats Judging Clinic Gainesville
January 6 Western National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Denver, CO
January 7 Western National 4-H Meats Judging Contest Ft. Collins, CO
January 16 Hog & Ham Workshop Gainesville
February 4 State FFA MS Horse Judging CDE Gainesville
January 21 South Florida Fair Youth Livestock Judging Contest WPB
January 27 South Florida Fair Youth Horse Judging Contest WPB
February 11 Florida State Fair Horse & Livestock Judging
Both contests - FFA Preliminary, 4-H Practice
TBD Ranch Horse Clinic Gainesville
March 11 Horse Judging Reasons Workshop Gainesville
April 1 State 4-H & FFA Horse Judging Contest Gainesville
April 1-2 State 4-H Hippology (judging portion on the 1st) Gainesville
April 8 State 4-H & FFA Livestock Judging Contest Gainesville
April 15 State 4-H & FFA Meats Judging Contest Gainesville
April 21-23 American Youth Horse Council
Youth Horse Leadership Symposium
Wakefield, MA
June 3 State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest Gainesville

June TBD
Horsemanship Schools, Sunday through Friday
English week and a Western week
June 17 State 4-H Horse Eventss
Horse Demos, Public Speaking, Quiz Bowl
2017 dates TBD 4-H Tailgating Contest Throughout State
July 12 (T) Horseman of the Year Interviews
(Wednesday of State Show)
July 12-15 (T) State 4-H Horse Show Tampa
July 22-23 UF Livestock Judging Camp Gainesville
August 2-6 (T) Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships Perry, GA
August 8-10 Hog & Ham Gainesville