University of Florida

Youth Programs: Animal Science Events Calendar

(This page was last updated on 02/02/2018)

October 14 4-H Tailgating Contest - STATE FINALS Gainesville
October 17 National 4-H Meat Judging Contest Manhattan, KS
October 21 UF Swine Field Day Gainesville
November 3-5 Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup Louisville, KY
November 14 National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Louisville, KY
November 25 UF Jackpot Swine Show Dade City
December 8 & 9 UF Jackpot Cattle Show FL Horse Park, Bellview
December 9 4-H/FFA Horse Judging School Gainesville
January 5 Western National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Denver, CO
January 6 Western National 4-H Meats Judging Contest Ft. Collins, CO
January 12-13 4-H/FFA Livestock Evaluation & Meats Judging Clinic Gainesville
January 13-15 4-H Horse Leader Retreat - Cancelled Welaka, FL
January 15 Hog & Ham Workshop Gainesville
January TBD South Florida Fair Youth Livestock Judging Contest WPB
January TBD South Florida Fair Youth Horse Judging Contest WPB
February 3 Ranch Horse Clinic Gainesville
February 10 Florida State Fair Horse & Livestock Judging
Both contests - FFA Preliminary, 4-H Practice
March 24 Horse Judging Reasons Workshop Gainesville
April 7 State 4-H & FFA Horse Judging Contest Gainesville
April 7-8 State 4-H Hippology (judging portion on the 1st) Gainesville
April 14 State 4-H & FFA Livestock Judging Contest Gainesville
April 21 State 4-H & FFA Meats Judging Contest Gainesville
April-July, various dates 4-H Tailgating Contest Throughout State
April 13-15 American Youth Horse Council
Youth Horse Leadership Symposium
Oklahoma City, OK
May 3 State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest Gainesville
June 11-15 and
June 25-29
Horsemanship Schools, Monday through Friday
Western, June 11-15; English, June 25-29
June 16 State 4-H Horse Events
Horse Demos, Public Speaking, Quiz Bowl
June/July TBD Horseman of the Year Interviews
(Wednesday of State Show)
July 11-14 State 4-H Horse Show Tampa
July 19-21 UF 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Camp Gainesville
August 1-5 Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships Perry, GA
August 14-16 Hog & Ham Gainesville
September 15 (tent.) 4-H Tailgating Contest - STATE FINALS Gainesville