2017 District 11 Spring Spectacular

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Information for District 11 Spring Spectacular for 2017 has now been released.  All information and entry forms can be found here:  http://d114-h.tamu.edu/district-11-4-h-spring-spectacular/.  Please contact your county extension office for information regarding their county level qualifying contests.  It will be held at the Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex in Victoria Tx!

Deadline to register for District 11 Spring Spectacular is March 17, 2017.  Registration must be completed on 4-H Connect.

District 11 Spring Spectacular will host Fashion Show, Fashion Storyboard, Duds to Dazzle, Educational Presentations, Public Speaking, Quiz Bowls(Beef, Nutrition, & Horse), & Consumer Decision Making!

The theme for the year is Dive into 4-H!  Special thanks to Rush Hoelscher from Nueces Co 4-H in helping to design the logo!

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Roundup T-shirt Design Contest

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This year’s theme for Texas 4-H Roundup is “DREAM ON“.  We are seeking the help of 4-H members across the state to design this year’s Commemorative Roundup T-shirt.
The winning design will receive credit as the designer, their name and county will be noted on the shirt, as well as a $150 gift card.
Deadline to submit is February 28, 2017. Submission is via FormSite at https://fs4.formsite.com/state4h/tshirtdesign/index.html
If you have questions, contact Jana Barrett at 979-845-6533 or jcbarrett@ag.tamu.edu.
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D11 2017 Food Show & Food Challenge Results

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The District 11 Food Show & Food Challenge Results are now posted. You can find the results here:

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Food Challenge Results

 

2017 Train Like A Champion Livestock Clinic

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2017 Train Like a Champion Livestock Clinic

Hosted by Agents in Austin, Burleson, Fayette, and Washington Counties

 

This multi-species educational clinic will include sessions on Hogs, Cattle, Poultry, Rabbits and Sheep and Goats throughout the day. Many of the sessions are staggered so that families may attend multiple sessions.  This is a fantastic opportunity for new and novice families to learn more about what is required to be successful with their livestock projects.  This is also a great recordbook event for those who are working to build a great book!  The clinic is free of charge and great door prizes will be given in each session.2017-train-like-a-champion-livestock-clinic

Karnes 4-H Invitational Hippology Contest

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Do you know what Hippology is?  Come find out on March 4, 2017 at the Karnes County Show Barn.  It is a fun and exciting contest open to all Texas 4-H youth to test your knowledge and skills about HORSES! Registration is $15 per person and the preregistration deadline is February 14, 2017. For more information, go to: Karnes 4-H Invitational Hippology Contest (http://karnes.agrilife.org/4-h/hippology/)

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District 11 4-H Archery Match Results

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The District 11 4-H Archery Match Results are now posted!  You can find a complete set of results here:  http://d114-h.tamu.edu/files/2011/07/District-4-H-2016-RESULTS.pdf

District 11 Shooting Sports Training

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Registration is now open for the District 11 Shooting Sports Training held January 28-29, 2017 in Victoria Tx.  More information can be found at http://d114-h.tamu.edu/events-and-contests/district-11-shooting-sports/.

Regular registration will be from December 1 – January 13, 2017 for $120.  Late Registration will be from January 14 – January 20 for an additional $25.  All adults wishing to attend must have an active profile on 4-H connect before registering.

For more information, please contact your county extension agent or the District 11 4-H Office at 361-265-9203.

 

 

2017 Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship Training

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District 11 4-H is proud to host a Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship Training on December 6, 2016 at 6:30 pm at https://agrilife-tamu.webex.com/meet/Meredith.Miller.

The training will cover the 2017 application, the application process, and major changes for 2017.

The Texas 4-H opportunity scholarship is open to graduating seniors, however, its never to early to start planning and familiarizing yourself with the process!

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District 11 Coastal Bend Classic

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Join us for this year’s 7th annual Coastal Bend Classic!!!

Register here:  http://d114-h.tamu.edu/events-and-contests/coastal-bend-classic/

New for 2016!!!  Swine Clinic, Friday night social ( Dinner and speed judging for all registered participants! ) Friday Night Social is sponsored by Texas Farm Credit!

Speakers include:

Beef:  Jon Gevelinger, sponsored by Weaver Leather & Show Supply

Goat:  Troy Goretska, sponsored by Weaver Leather & Show Supply

Lamb: Danny Blank, sponsored by Purina

Swine (clinic only, no show):  Leo Canales, Chad Hill, Sponsored by Essential Feeds

 

District 11 4-H Council Community Service Project

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Be the First

Support your First responders

 

Care packages that are given to emergency response teams who serve our nation on the frontlines here at home

Fire Fighters, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Medical Services

 

 

We’re challenging you to create care packages, deliver goods, or do random acts of kindness for First Responders in your County, District, and State!

 

Please tell us what you’ve done here:

https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_00MvAuG2ouJ1mp7

Items for care packages include, but are not limited to: AA and AAA Batteries, Quick Drying medium sized towels, energy bars, sporks, Heavy Work Gloves (size LARGE), head lamps, safety glasses, all-weather spiral notebooks, pens, Paracord Survival bracelets, Lip Balm, Moist Towelettes, Deodorant, Small Plush Toys, Hand and foot warmers, a note of appreciation