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.