TEXAS 4-H DOG VALIDATION PROCESS
Please click the link below for the instructions for the Texas 4-H Dog Validation Process.
Texas 4-H Dog Show will be held on July 7-9, 2022 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Conroe, Texas. To be eligible for this show, dogs must be validated by January 10, 2022 in 4-H Online. Attached are detailed written instructions. Video instructions are also available at https://youtu.be/3NzoIjK9Pco if that is more convenient. 2022 Texas 4-H Dog Show Rule Book will be posted https://texas4-h.tamu.edu/projects/dog-care-training/ soon. The 2021 Rule Book is currently available. There will be some minor changes in the regular portion of the show. We are working on an NEW Dog Olympics program for members to exhibit their training skills in a different way. We hope to have those details ironed out before the end of the month.
We strongly encourage members to validate their dogs even if they are not sure they will be participating in the Texas 4-H Dog Show. Completing the FREE validation process before January 10th will give them until entries are due in May to make a final decision.
There will be a couple of opportunities to practice with your dog whether you validated or not.
Montgomery County 4-H Dog Show will be February 5, 2022 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Conroe, Texas
Brazos County 4-H Dog Show will be February 12, 2022 at the Kurten Community Center
Wise County is tentatively scheduled for June 18, 2022
Dogs MUST be validated each year. If you validated a dog last year, the information and photos will be in the system, but you must still review and SUBMIT to validate for the 2021-2022 4-H year. Please update the photos if the dog has changed significantly since last year.
We do encourage you to validate any dogs that you are eligible to show. Situations may change through the year.
When we send reminders directly to 4-H members enrolled in the 4-H Dog Project, we will tell them “DO NOT to wait until the last day to complete your validation. It will be difficult for your County Extension Office to help you at 4:45 p.m. on the last day. If you are having trouble with 4-H Online, contact your local County Extension office. “
In the event there are questions about location: We had a very successful show in Walker County last year and had intended on returning to that location. Unfortunately, our dates for 2022 were not available at that location so we are returning to Montgomery County.