Author Archives: Laura Huebinger

It’s Horse Validation time!

As a reminder, horse validation via 4-H Connect is required for horses shown at the District and State 4-H Horse Shows.  Horses must be owned and validated by the 4-H member, their parents, grandparents, legal guardian, or sibling by May 1st of each year.  A horse that has been validated before must be re-validated (and paid) each year, if it is to be shown.  The validation of multiple horses is encouraged, so the 4-H member has options, in case of an unforeseen accident, injury, or death of one… Read More →

Robertson County Livestock Judging Contest

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Results! D8 4-H Consumer Decision Making & Nutrition Quiz Bowl

2016 DISTRICT 8 4-H CONSUMER DECISION MAKING JUDGING CONTEST RESULTS CDM results can also be found at the District 8 4-H website on the CDM page or on Judging Card: https://agrilife.org/d84h/events-and-activities/consumer-decision-making/ https://www.judgingcard.com/Results/Events.aspx?ID=6473   JUNIOR AGE DIVISION   County Name 1st place Individual Milam Camryn Green 2nd place Individual Navarro Arianna Neason 3rd place Individual Milam JW Hollas 4th place Individual Milam Colton Barbo 5th place Individual Milam Ryan Luckey         County Name 1st place Team Milam JW Hollas Brinley Patterson Jack Luckey Ryan Luckey 2nd… Read More →

State Fair of Texas Youth Livestock Scholarships now available: Deadline Extended

DEADLINE EXTENDED 2016 State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Program Applications Now Online Established in 1992, the State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Program has awarded scholarships to more than 1,600 students. In 2015, the Fair awarded $900,000 in new college scholarships. Eligible recipients include graduating high school seniors from around the state of Texas who have participated in competitive youth livestock events held at the State Fair, as well as graduating seniors from five Dallas Independent School District high schools in the Fair Park area. Recipients receive… Read More →

State Fair of Texas Youth Livestock Scholarships now available: Due SOON!

2016 State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Program Applications Now Online Established in 1992, the State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Program has awarded scholarships to more than 1,600 students. In 2015, the Fair awarded $900,000 in new college scholarships. Eligible recipients include graduating high school seniors from around the state of Texas who have participated in competitive youth livestock events held at the State Fair, as well as graduating seniors from five Dallas Independent School District high schools in the Fair Park area. Recipients receive a $6,000… Read More →

Summer Programs at the Texas 4-H Center!

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D8 Rifle & Light Rifle Coach Meeting

This post is specifically trying to target adults interested in the Rifle & Light Rifle disciplines. We will be hosting a District 8 4-H Shooting Sports Coaches meeting for Rifle & Light Rifle Coaches.  The meeting will be held via conference call. This call is for the purpose of allowing all Rifle & Light Rifle coaches in District 8 to come together to talk about training needs and a few specific contest rules. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 6:30 pm Open to all Rifle & Light Rifle Coaches in… Read More →

Texas 4-H Roundup Room Block Announced

Do you have plans of attending Texas 4-H Roundup this June? The room blocks have been announced!  Book your room now! Click here for a printable version.

Results from Dairy Judging Contest

Congratulations to our winners!  The District 8 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest was held in conjunction with the Fort Worth Livestock Show & Rodeo’s Dairy Cattle Judging Contest this past Sunday. Here are our District results: Juniors – Individual Rankings 1st place Erath County Carmen Kuiper 461 points 2nd place Erath County Ilse Deboer 458 points 3rd place Williamson County Frances Terbay 446 points 4th place Williamson County Charles Ferrell 417 points 5th place Williamson County Eliza Rendon 404 points Juniors – Team Rankings 1st place Erath County… Read More →

Beekeeping Essay Contest

  DEADLINE EXTENSION : Deadline to submit your essay online is now Friday, January 29, 2016. The 2016 Beekeeping Essay Contest theme is “Bees and Pollination. How Important is it?” Complete rules and guidelines can be found under the Entomology Project section at http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/projects/entomology/