Washington County 4-H Update

June 2, 2022

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WHAT YOU WILL FIND IN THIS WEEK'S 4-H UPDATE...


  1. Washington County 4-H Calendar
  2. 4-H Enrollment - June 15 Deadline
  3. YQCA - Due June 15
  4. 4-H Animal ID Sheets - Due June 15
  5. Nebraska State Fair - Animal Nomination - Due June 15
  6. Summer 4-H Workshop Series - Limited Space Still Available
  7. Youth Safety Workshop
  8. New 4-H Dog Show Rule Book
  9. 4-H Pizza Stand Managers - Apply Now! - June 15 Deadline
  10. 4-H BB Gun Project
  11. Fremont 4-H Ambassador
  12. Fremont Expo Dairy Show
  13. Plant and Insect Identification Contests
  14. 4-H Summer Camp
  15. 2022 Nebraska State Fair
  16. Other Statewide Events and Resources


*NEW OR UPDATED INFORMATION IS BOLDED!

4-H CALENDAR

June 6-10.............................................District 4-H Horse Shows

June 15............................................4-H Enrollment Deadline

June 22-23...........................................Premier Animal Science Event (PASE)

June 24................................................State Public Speaking Contest

July 11..................................................County Fair Pre-Entry Deadline

July 16..................................................Poultry & Rabbit Clean Up Day

July 23..................................................Contest Day - Washington County Fair

July 29 -August 3.................................Washington County Fair

August 26-September 5......................2022 Nebraska State Fair

4-H Enrollment is Open - ENROLL NOW!!

Enroll in 4-H for 2022 by June 15th if you plan to participate in the Washington County Fair.

You may add or drop projects until June 15th as well.


Go to v2.4honline.com to enroll or re-enroll in 4-H.

The enrollment program has been updated and the screens look a bit different but your previous information has been carried forward into this new version.


Need Help? Find step by step instructions on our website https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/washington/join-4-h/

or give us a call, we'll be happy to assist you 402.426.9455

YQCA Training

Youth exhibiting BEEF, DAIRY CATTLE, DAIRY GOAT, MEAT GOAT, HOG, SHEEP, POULTRY, and RABBITS at the Washington County Fair, Fremont 4-H Expo, and Nebraska State Fair are required to be YQCA certified by June 15 of the current year to be eligible to exhibit.

To create and login to your new YQCA account go to https://yqcaprogram.org/

4-H Animal ID Sheets

All Animal ID Sheets must be submitted to our office by 5pm on June 15th - No Exceptions!

Need to find an ID sheet? Go to https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/washington/2022-4-hffa-animal-identification/

Nebraska State Fair Livestock NOMINATIONS

Nebraska State Fair Livestock Nominations must be submitted by June 15th.

You will submit your 4-H ID Sheet and your DNA hair envelopes to us by 5pm June 15th

Complete your online nominations at https://showstockmgr.com by June 15th.


This is the initial step to nominate any animals that you may wish to exhibit at the State Fair - actual online Entry of animals you will exhibit at the State Fair is due August 10.

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2022 Summer Workshops - LIMITED SPACE STILL AVAILABLE - Register Now

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4-H State Dog Show Rulebook is Available

The long awaited 421 4-H State Dog show rulebook is done! The new rulebook update and the changes that were made and are in effect for the 2022 year!

The Rulebook for 4-H families can be found at: https://4hfairbook.unl.edu/fairbookview.php/animals/4 along with updated score sheets!!

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Washington County Fair Pizza Stand

YOUTH PIZZA STAND MANAGER APPLICATION: go.unl.edu/2022pizzastand

Pizza Stand Applications are due on JUNE 15th.

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4-H BB Gun Project

4-H BB Gun project members - shooting practice and certification will be held on Wednesday evenings at the Washington County Fairgrounds. 6-7pm or 7-8pm

You must be enrolled in 4-H (enroll at v2.4Honline.com) prior to attending practice.

Register for a time slot to shoot: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C084EA8A72BA7F49-bbgunpracticecert

Fremont 4-H Expo Ambassador - Apply Now

Any boy or girl interested in becoming a Fremont 4-H Expo Ambassador Candidate is required to submit credentials to the Fremont 4-H Expo Board.

2022 Fremont 4-H Expo Ambassador Application / Deadline June 17

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf3_VmJ3nMOmSHvh7LsUhVGSbwbI-YMxViNC__uj1vSozFxZw/viewform

Statewide Events Announcements

Up-to-date progress shows and statewide opportunities will be updated on our webpage under Statewide Events or can be found directly here.
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4-H Plant and Insect Identification Contests

If you like plants and/or insects, here’s an opportunity to

and have fun too!

Attend to participate in one, two, three or all four contests!

Your interest - your choice! Bring a friend too!

4-H’ers may earn a trip to a state and/or national contest!

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Agricultural Park Exhibit Hall Club Room, Fairgrounds - 822 15th Street, Columbus NE

(Entrance to Ag Park is at intersection of 10th Av. and 15th St.)

Register at:

https://acrobat.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:7e85e992-8caa-3aab-9cfb-2224b3348e2b

2022 Nebraska State Fair

As announced by the Nebraska State Fair, 4-H and FFA livestock shows will be held on separate weekends in 2022. While the final schedule is being determined, 4-H livestock shows will take place on Friday, August 26-Sunday, August 28 and FFA will take place on the second weekend.

Other Statewide Events and Resources

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Washington County Extension - 4-H

Tayler Wickham, Extension Educator - tayler.wickham@unl.edu

Mickayla Blender, 4-H Ext. Assistant - mblender2@unl.edu

Morgan Leefers, 4-H Ext. Assistant - morgan.leefers@unl.edu

Mary Larsen, 4-H Support Staff - mlarsen9@unl.edu