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4-H: The Youth Solution Video

Pretty amazing video!!

Shooting Sports Coaches Training set for Waxahachie

As a reminder, District 8 will be hosting a Shooting Sports Coaches Training for Archery, Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun in Waxahachie on May 17-18, 2014. This training is open to potential coaches across the state. Registration will be conducted through 4-H Connect. Look for District 8 – Archery, Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun Coaches Training – Waxahachie. Registration opens April 1, 2014 and closes May 5, 2014. Please pay close attention to the deadline! Cost is $120 Participants MUST have completed and passed the Background Check PRIOR to registering… Read More →

Leaders 4 Life Results

We had a great District 8 4-H Leaders 4 Life Contest Thursday in Belton! Here are the results and a few pictures, too! Junior Age Division 1st place – Bell County Ashley Candelas Joseph Candelas Ryan McBurney Celestine Pileri Sarah Wood 2nd place – Bell County Brittany Candelas Matt McBurney Nathaniel Pileri James (J.D.) Wiley Margaret Wood   Senior Age Division 1st place – Leon County Charlee Cockrell Logan Freeman Natalie Freeman Macey Jonas Blake McCarty James Rodell 2nd place – Bell County Jeremy Candelas Brandon Stone Merah… Read More →

National Reining Horse Youth Association Scholarship

Each year, the RHSF awards more than $44,000 in scholarships to NRHyA members.  At this time, the RHSF is excited to offer $10,500 in academic and need-based scholarships for seven youth members. Scholarship recipients will be determined based on academic achievement, future goals, involvement in the NRHyA and NRHA, and financial need Applicants must be a senior in high school planning to pursue an undergraduate degree from a two or four year institution or a trade and technical school and current NRHA member for at least two years…. Read More →

National 4-H Congress Deadline Extended

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO THIS FRIDAY APRIL 25, 2014 This is an AWESOME experience for senior 4-H members to participate in and see what 4-H in America is all about!

2014 Market Poultry Workshop set for May 31

Please distribute to anyone you think might be interested in our Market Poultry Workshop which will be held on May 31st this year.  It is a great place for agents, 4-Hers, and FFA students to learn about how to raise birds for show.  If they are new or just want to see if they can find an edge to move up. May 31, 2014 Pearce Pavilion (Link to Interactive Campus Map) College Station, TX Onsite Registration starts at 8:00 am Workshop 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Register Online… Read More →

Horse Judging Coaches Clinic and Camp

We received notice from the state horse office about some upcoming learning opportunities for those interested in horse judging – both for coaches and 4-H members! Horse Judging Coaches Clinic Printable flyer June 19-20, 2014 Texas A&M University College Station, TX Format:  For coaches, 4-H and FFA leaders, and interested parents Topic Areas: Day 1: Instruction on Evaluation of Classes Day 2:  Reasons and Coaching Strategy For more information and to register: Register by:  June 6, 2014 Contact for more information:  Dr. Clay Cavinder at Horse… Read More →

District 8 4-H Roundup Results

And here they are!  Results from this past weekend’s District 8 4-H Roundup contests!  Congratulations to our 4-H members!  You can find them below or a printable version here. If you are Senior that has qualified to attend Texas 4-H Roundup, please do not forget to register on 4-H Connect by Friday, May 16. Placing Age Division Contest Category County Team/Ind First Name Last Name 1 Junior Beef Quiz Bowl Coryell Team Jenna Coward 1 Junior Beef Quiz Bowl Coryell Team Kyle Coward 1 Junior Beef Quiz Bowl… Read More →

District Fashion Show, Storyboard, and Trashion Show Results!

Sorry that’s its taken a week to get them posted, but here they are!  We had a great (and FUN!) Fashion Show in Granbury last Friday.  Encourage your friends to think about the Clothing & Textiles project in the future.  Our contestants had a great time!Congratulations to our contestants! Junior Buying Dressy County Name 1st Place Individual Erath Ella Klein 2nd place Individual Comanche Kody Johnson 3rd Place Individual Leon Mary O’Neal Junior Buying Everyday Living County Name 1st Place Individual Erath Brittney Moser 2nd place Individual Comanche… Read More →

PURPLE UP! for Military Kids

April : Month of The Military Child Wear Purple on April 15th, 2014 to support military Kids (Purple represents all branches of the military. Wearing purple will show your appreciation for all military youth’s sacrifices and challenges!) Ideas: Get companies to have their employees wear purple. Ask stores and restaurants to put this flier in their windows. Involve schools, sports teams, clubs, and after-school organizations. Ask local, regional, state, and Federal representatives to wear purple on April 15. To register your Purple Up! event, find more information on… Read More →