University of Florida

Youth Programs: Animal Science Events Calendar

(This page was last updated on 04/27/2016)

October 3 **NEW** Showmanship 101 and Ranch Ground Handling Clinics Gainesville
October 20-21 National 4-H Meat Judging Contest Manhattan, KS
October 24 Youth Swine Clinic Gainesville
November 6-8 Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup Louisville, KY
November 17 National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Louisville, KY
December 12 4-H/FFA Horse Judging School Gainesville
January 8-9 4-H/FFA Livestock Evaluation & Meats Judging Clinic Gainesville
January 8 Western National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Denver, CO
January 9 Western National 4-H Meats Judging Contest Ft. Collins, CO
January 18 Hog & Ham Workshop Gainesville
January 30 State FFA MS Horse Judging CDE Gainesville
January 23 South Florida Fair Youth Livestock Judging Contest WPB
January 29 South Florida Fair Youth Horse Judging Contest WPB
February 6 Florida State Fair Horse & Livestock Judging
Both contests - FFA Preliminary, 4-H Practice
March 12 Ranch Horse Clinic Gainesvilel
March 12 Horse Judging Reasons Workshop Gainesville
March 19 State 4-H Hippology Gainesville
April 2 State 4-H & FFA Horse Judging Contest Gainesville
April 9 State 4-H & FFA Livestock Judging Contest Gainesville
April 16 State 4-H & FFA Meats Judging Contest Gainesville
April 22-24 American Youth Horse Council
Youth Horse Leadership Symposium
Lexington, KY
June 4 State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest Gainesville
June 5-10
June 19-24
Horsemanship Schools
Sunday through Friday
Western, first week; English, second week
June 18 State 4-H Horse Eventss
Horse Demos, Public Speaking, Quiz Bowl
June 21-23 Hog & Ham Gainesville
NW - July 23
NE - June 18
Central - July 2
South - June 4
State - Sept. 10
**NEW** 4-H Tailgating Contest Throughout State
July 6 Horseman of the Year Interviews
(Wednesday of State Show)
July 6-9 State 4-H Horse Show Tampa
July 27 -31 (T) Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships Perry, GA (T)