2018 National 4-H Congress

National 4-H Congress is the flagship event of the National 4-H program held annually at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. The 2018 National 4-H Congress will be held November 23-27, 2018. Texas 4-H members can apply starting April 1st and ending on April 20th .  The applications will be on 4-H CONNECT and are required to have two reference letters, one of which should be from a County Extension Agent. There is no fee to apply . Selected applicants will be notified on April 30th. Face-to-face interviews will be held in College Station on Monday, June 11th.

Once the delegation is selected, the participation fee is $1,500 which cover:

  • Congress registration (includes most meals)
  • Roundtrip airfare
  • Ground transportation in Atlanta
  • Lodging at the Hyatt Regency
  • Educational tours
  • States lunch
  • State photograph
  • Trading pins
  • Commemorative shirt.

Registration DOES NOT cover:

  • Getting to and from selected airport
  • Spending money for souvenirs
  • Meals while traveling to and from Atlanta.

In order to attend, youth MUST be in grades 9 – 12 at the time of the event.

For more information, please see National Congress Information Packet.


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