4-H Shows and Events


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2017 Central IV Calendar of 4-H Activities


May 24- NCTA Livestock Judging Camp


May 25- Regional 4-H Speech Contest at Norfolk

May 25- Youth Animal Science Field Day at NCTA (register by May 18)

May 27-28- Beef, Swine, Sheep and Goat Progress Shows in Albion

May 30-31 - Tractor Safety in Kearney

May 31- Pitzer's 4-H Horse Judging Contest 

May 31- Nebraska Pork Youth Conference


June 1- South Central Livestock Judging

June 3- South Central Livestock Expo

June 3- Phelps County Large Animal Progress Show and Small Animal Progress Show

June 3- Sheep, Goat, Swine Jackpot in York

June 4- Loup Valley 4-H Horse Conference Show at Wheeler County Fair Grounds

June 10-  Central IV Archery Contest (deadline to register June 2) 

June 10- Sidney Beef Progress Show

June 10-11 - Tractor Safety in Grand Island

June 11-  Loup Valley 4-H Horse Conference Show at Howard County Fairgrounds

June 11- Regional Dairy Goat 4-H Youth Show (deadline to register June 1)

June 11- Favorite Foods & Presentations Contest, Ord

June 11-Sheridan County Goat, Beef & Sheep 4-H Progress Show (deadline to register is June 7)

June 11- Deuel County Progress Show Hog, Lamb, Beef & Goat (Entry Form

2017- District Horse Shows (deadline to register is May 1)

  • June 12- Lexington
  • June 13- Taylor

June 13-Regional ID Contests for tree, weed/grass, insect and horticulture judging

June 14- Mega Workshop (location TBD)

June 15- STEM Workshp, Ord

June 17-  Central IV Dog Show (deadline to register is June 9) Certificate of Vaccination

June 17- Dawes County Goat, Beef & Sheep 4-H Progress Show (deadline to register is June 5)

June 17- Central IV .22/ Shotgun/ BB Gun Contest, Ord (deadline to register June 2)

June 18- Platte County Swine Show

June 18-  Loup Valley 4-H Horse Conference Show at Sherman County Fairgrounds

June 24- Wheeler County Beef Progress Show

June 24- Chase County Classic Horse Show

June 25-  Loup Valley 4-H Horse Conference Show at Boone County Fairgrounds

June 26-27- PASE/Life Challenge


July 6- Central IV Clothing Judging at Greeley (entries due June 26)

July 9-  Loup Valley 4-H Horse Conference Show at Valley County Fairgrounds

July 10-14- Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute 2017 (applications due April 15)

July 16-20-2017 State Horse Show (deadline to register is May 1)

July 19-23- Howard County Fair

July 22-26- Sherman County Fair


August 1-5- Valley County Fair

August 6-9-Greeley County Fair

August 19-20 - Loup Valley Livestock Challenge

August 25- September 4- Nebraska State Fair


September 23-24- AkSarBen Horse Show Schedule

September 24- Open 4-H Scholarship Show at Merrick County Fairgounds

September 28- October 1- AkSarBen Stock Show Schedule