Missouri City 4-H Trap & Whiz Bang Shoot Out

The Missouri City Shooting Sports 4-H Club will be holding a Trap & Whiz-Bang Shoot on August 17, 2019 in Angleton, TX.

Registration, Rules & Guidelines are available at www.iclays.com.

Please see flyer for additional information.

2019 Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo

The Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo has added a few new events for 2019! Junior and open livestock shows will take place October 18-20. Rules and entry information will be available on-line at www.brazosvalleyfair.com in the coming weeks. The new events will be held the weekend prior (October 12-13) and include a Steak Cookoff Contest, Weld-Off Competition and a Tractor Pull. For more information on these and other events, please go to…

Ag Robotics … https://www.brazosvalleyfair.com/events/2019/agrobotics

Steak Cookoff Contest … https://www.brazosvalleyfair.com/events/2019/steak-cook-off

Weld-Off Competition … https://www.brazosvalleyfair.com/events/2019/weld-off-competition

Best of Texas Ranch Rodeo … https://www.brazosvalleyfair.com/events/2019/best-of-texas-ranch-rodeo2

Tractor Pull … https://www.brazosvalleyfair.com/events/2019/tractor-pull

2019 TAMU Ranch Horse Program

The 2019 TAMU Ranch Horse Program will be held on Sunday, August 4, 2019 from 8am to 3pm at the Thomas G. Hildebrand, DVM ’56 Equine Complex in College Station, TX.  Please see link below for additional information and to RSVP.

https://d114-h.tamu.edu/files/2019/07/Horse-Ranch-Program.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

Texas 4-H STEM Ambassador Applications Now Open

Online applications for the 2019-2020 STEM Ambassador team are now open through July 31.

Application link:  https://fs4.formsite.com/state4h/new/index.html

Overview video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKf-hqmtCTY&feature=youtu.be

Mission

As STEM Ambassadors, our mission is to educate communities about science, technology, engineering, and math opportunities; both inside and outside of 4-H, while learning essential skills in STEM, communication, and teamwork.

Eligibility for New Members

Individuals must:

  • Be in at least the 9th grade
  • Be an active 4-H member or 4-H Adult volunteer for the 2019-2020 year, a former Tech Team member now in college, or Extension employee
  • Complete and submit application by July 31, 2019
  • Have a willingness to learn about STEM
  • Be willing to work collaboratively on a team with other youth and adults
  • Be responsive and engaged in team communications
  • Share knowledge and skills with others
  • Not serving on the 2019-20 Texas 4-H Council

To Apply

Individuals must complete the online application, which includes the following sections:

  • Overview and Expectations
  • Personal Information
  • Technology Access & Communication
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Experience and Future Areas of Interest
  • Technology Experience Essay
  • Personal Video Narrative*
  • Letters of Recommendation**
  • Acknowledgement and Agreement

* Youth applicants will need to record a personal 2-3 minute video reflecting “who you are and what you do”.   The video must be published to YouTube and the link shared on the application.

** Youth applicants will need to secure two letters that will be uploaded online or emailed.

Timeline

July 1 – Applications open

July 31 – Applications close (no extensions or exceptions will be made)

August 1-29 – Applications will be reviewed

August 30 – Applicants will be notified of acceptance

October 25-27 – Required training for new and returning members at Texas 4-H Conference Center in Brownwood

Spring 2020 meeting date and location TBD

2019 Train Like A Champion Event

The 7th Annual Train Like a Champion Clinic and Prospect Show will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in LaGrange, TX.  The event will feature special clinics for Beef Cattle, Swine, Sheep, and Goats.  Additional information for this event is provided here.

2019 Texas 4-H First Tee Golf Challenge

There will be a Texas 4-H First Tee Golf Challenge on July 15, 2019.  The event will be held at the Riverhill Country Club in Kerrville, TX.  Registration deadline for this event is July 8, 2019.  Please see flyer for additoinal information.

Coastal Bend Blood Center Blood Drive

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The Coastal Bend Blood Center will hold a Blood Drive held at Texas Farm Credit on Monday, June 3, 2019.  Please see flyer for additional information.

Fayette County Fair Food Challenge

The Fayette County Fair is excited to host it’s 3rd Annual Food Challenge Contest.  It will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.  All entry forms and fees must be postmarked by July 19, 2019.  NO Late entries will be accepted.  Please see flyer for additional information.

2019 Texas 4-H Refashion Retreat

District 11 4-H will be hosting a Texas 4-H Refashion Retreat in Corpus Christi, TX June 28-29, 2019.  Complete event details can be found here:  https://d114-h.tamu.edu/events-and-contests/refashion-retreat/.

Registration will be available from May 24 – June 14 on 4-H Connect.  Late registration (Additional $25) will be available June 15-June 21.  Cost for the camp is $70 per youth participant.  Adult chaperone registration is $20.  Each youth MUST have an adult chaperone to accompany them.  Lodging is not provided.

 

2019 Texan Livestock Judging Clinics

The Tarleton State University Livestock Judging Team will be hosting two Livestock Judging clinics.  Clinic I will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019.  Registration deadline for Clinic I is May 27, 2019.  Clinic II will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019.  Registration deadline for Clinic II is July 17, 2019.  Please see flyer for additional information.