Entomology Judging Clinic – March 4, 2017

Texas 4-H Outdoor Challenge

Texas 4-H is pleased to announce the 2017 Texas 4-H Outdoor Challenge.

This year’s contest will be held June 16-18, 2017 at the Seguin Outdoor Learning Center.  Registration will open on 4-H Connect May 1 and close on May 29.  No late team registrations.

The rules have been updated for 2017, and a new event, mountain biking, has been added.  All information can be found here: http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/wp-content/uploads/Outdoor-Challenge-Rules-and-Resource-Guide.pdf


Scholarship Opportunity from Capital Farm Credit

Our friends at Capital Farm Credit have an exciting scholarship opportunity for 4-H Members. Check out Capital Farm Credit’s 2nd Annual “What Agriculture Means to Me” Video Contest: http://www.woobox.com/7uzmrc


Texas Nursery & Landscape Association Scholarship

The Texas Nursery & Landscape Association has reached out to Texas 4-H and ask that we share this exciting scholarship opportunity to our 4-H High School Seniors.  The TNLA is offering two scholarships opportunities that 4-H members may be eligible for. The Grow Texas and the TNLA Education and Research Foundation scholarship information is listed below and we encourage you to please forward to your high school seniors so they can have the opportunity to review the information in ample time of the deadline.

For more information on each of the scholarships please visit the websites below

TNLA Education & Research Foundation  


Deadline is May 1st for scholarship submission

Value:  $1,000


Grow Texas Scholarship Program


Deadline is April 1st for scholarship submission

Value:  $1,000 to



If you have any questions please feel free to contact TNLA at :

Grow Texas Scholarship Program

c/o TNLA Education & Research Foundation

7730 S. IH 35

Austin, Texas 78745


4-H Shooting Sports Coach Training – North Region

Registration will open next week, February 13 – March 12, 2017, for the 4-H Shooting Sports Coach Training – North Region. This training will be held on April 1-2, 2017 in Pampa (Gray County, D-1).


4-H Center Camp Registration Now Open!

The Texas 4-H Center is gearing up for another great summer! Camp registration is now open on our website, texas4hcenter.tamu.edu.

There’s a brand new camp coming to the 4-H Center this summer! County Camp IV is centered entirely on outdoor education activities. Activities include fishing, boating, shooting, knot tying, swimming, arrow making, challenge course, and dance. Your favorite 4-H programs such as color run and dance are still included along with star gazing and night outdoor activities.

If you want to see some of the fun programs we have at camp then check out our promotional video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXbutuK8t3c


D11 Photography Contest

The District 11 4-H program is pleased to announce the D11 Photography contest information and rules.  The D11 contest is open to Junior and Intermediate 4-H members only.  Senior 4-H members will go directly to the state contest.

Registration is from February 1 through March 10 and the fee is $10.00.  Late Registration will be from March 11-17 for an additional $25.00.

This year, the theme is Reflections. A photo shot off any natural or artificial reflective surface. A well-executed shot can show perfect symmetry or a slightly distorted shot.

Judging of photographs will take place between March 27-31, 2017. All placing photographs will then be electronically displayed at District 11 Spring Spectacular in Victoria on April 7-8, 2017.

All information is posted on the District 11 website.

2017 District 11 Spring Spectacular

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!




Roundup T-shirt Design Contest

AgriLife Logo
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.

D11 2017 Food Show & Food Challenge Results

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

Food Show Results

Food Challenge Results