University of Florida

Youth Programs: Animal Science Events Calendar

(This page was last updated on 08/30/2017)

October 14 4-H Tailgating Contest - STATE FINALS Gainesville
October 17 National 4-H Meat Judging Contest Manhattan, KS
October TBD 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 TBD UF Jackpot Cattle Show FL Horse Park, Bellview
November TBD UF Jackpot Swine Show  
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 TBD 4-H/FFA Livestock Evaluation & Meats Judging Clinic Gainesville
January TBD Hog & Ham Workshop Gainesville
February TBD State FFA MS Horse Judging CDE Gainesville
January TBD South Florida Fair Youth Livestock Judging Contest WPB
January TBD South Florida Fair Youth Horse Judging Contest WPB
February 10 Florida State Fair Horse & Livestock Judging
Both contests - FFA Preliminary, 4-H Practice
February TBD Ranch Horse Clinic Gainesville
March 10 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
June TBD State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest Gainesville
June 11-15 and
June 25-29
Horsemanship Schools, Sunday through Friday
English, June 11-15; Western, 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 TBD UF 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Camp Gainesville
August 1-5 Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships Perry, GA
TBD Hog & Ham Gainesville