With the cancellation of many of the Dairy Judging contest at our major shows this spring, the Texas 4-H Program along with Districts 4, 8, 10 and 11 will be hosting a joint contest in Sulphur Springs, TX on Saturday, February 6, 2021. For Senior 4-H teams, this contest will serve as the national 4-H qualifying event. The team and individual rankings will be based upon the Sulphur Springs 4-H Dairy Judging Contest Rules and Guidelines.
This contest will be open to all 4-H members. There will be no limit to the number of teams a county can enter.
Contest Rules and Guidelines will be posted to the Texas 4-H Roundup page in December. https://texas4-h.tamu.edu/events/roundup/
Registration will open Monday, January 4, 2021 through 4HOnline and close on Monday, January 18, 2021. You will be able to register for a District contest using the same event should you be from D4, D8, D10 or D11. You will still be considered for the overall state rankings as long as you select you want to participate in the State contest along with your District’s event.
The Texas 4-H Program will offer state level awards based on age divisions to the top 2 overall teams as well as the Top 10 Individuals.
The highest placing Senior 4-H team at the Texas 4-H / Multi District Dairy Judging Contest will be given the opportunity to represent the Texas 4-H Youth Development Program at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin in October 2021.
The second highest placing Senior 4-H team at the Texas 4-H / Multi District Dairy Judging Contest will be given the opportunity to represent the Texas 4-H Youth Development Program at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky in November 2021.
Be aware that the national contest registration process and fees as well as cost of travel will be the responsibility of the county and/or individual 4-H members that qualify.
See the 2021 Texas 4-H Roundup Guide and the specific national contest guidelines for additional rules.