Date: June 5-7, 2017
Location: Camp Comeca (4 south, 3 west, 3/4 south of Cozad)
Cost: $120.00 in advance (includes lodging, meals, snacks, craft & insurance)
The 4-H Meats program is open to all 4-H members regardless of project carried. Under the capable leadership of Curt Rickertsen, and before that Dave Stenberg, the tradition of outstanding meats teams continues. Dawson County has a legacy of Championship teams through the years.
Learn where all those good cuts of meat come from, how they are cooked and their nutritional value. You too can become a wise consumer.
The 2017 Meats Program began Fenruary 14th and culminates with the State Contest held at PASE (Premier Animal Science Event) in Lincoln. Following is the balance of the workouts for this year:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 7:00 pm Plum Creek Market Place Retail ID & Quiz
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 7:00 pm Plum Creek Market Place County Contest
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 7:00 pm Plum Creek Market Place Retail ID, Quiz & Judging
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 7:00 pm Plum Creek Market Place Retail ID, Quiz & Judging
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 7:00 pm Plum Creek Market Place Retail ID, Quiz & Judging
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:00 pm Plum Creek Market Place Retail ID, Quiz & Judging
Tuesday, June 26, 2017 PASE @ UNL, Lincoln
2017 County Events
May 26 - STATE PASE/LIFE CHALLENGE EVENT REGISTRATION DUE IN EXTENSION OFFICE
May 30 - PRE-FAIR LIVESTOCK JUDGING CONTEST - Stevens Arena, Fairgrounds, Lexington
Junior & Senior Club Teams and Individuals 8:30 a.m. (registration 8:00-8:30 a.m.)
2017 - 4-H SUMMER EXPLORATION DAYS - Open to all youth in Dawson County
June 1 - 4-H JUDGING CONTESTS - Dawson County Extension Building, Meeting Room, Fairgrounds, Lexington
Life Challenge - Junior, Intermediate & Senior Divisions
9:00 a.m. (registration 8:45-9:00 a.m.)
Horticulture Identification & Judging Contest - Junior, Intermediate & Senior Divisions
10:00 a.m. (registration 9:45 a.m.)
Photography Judging Contest - Intermediate & Senior Divisions
11:00 a.m. (registration 10:45 a.m.)
Weed & Grass Identification Contest - Junior/Intermediate & Senior Divisions
11:30 a.m. (registration 11:15 a.m.)
June 1 - “DAWSON COUNTY 4-H” T-SHIRTS ORDERS DUE
June 5-7 - DAWSON COUNTY 4-H CAMP
Registration Deadline: May 25
June 13-15 - 4-H DISTRICT HORSE SHOWS – Lexington (June 12), Taylor (June 13), Wayne (June 14), Hemmingford (June 19), or Lincoln (June 20)
June 15 - CLOTHING PROJECTS ENTRIES DUE IN EXTENSION OFFICE
NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. Mailed entries must be received in the Extension Office on June 15th!
June 16 - HIPPOLOGY & HORSE JUDGING CONTEST, Fairgrounds, Lexington
Junior & Senior Individual Divisions
2:00 p.m. Hippology Registration – Extension Office
4:30 p.m. Judging Registration – Stevens Arena
June 19 - PRESENTATION EQUIPMENT PRACTICE (slide, video, & audio/visual projector)
Dawson County Extension Building, Meeting Room, Fairgrounds, Lexington
Schedule an afternoon time with Extension Office 324-5501.
June 20 - PRESENTATION CONTEST
Gothenburg Public School Community Building - 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline – June 1
July 5 - SECRETARY BOOKS, NEWS REPORTS & CLUB SCRAP BOOKS DUE!
Secretary Books, News Reports and Club Scrap Books are due at the County Extension Office, Lexington or bring to 4-H Clothing Contest in Cozad.
July 5 - FASHION SHOW JUDGING & CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION INTERVIEW JUDGING - Cozad High School - 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
July 6 - PUBLIC 4-H FASHION SHOW - Cozad High School Auditorium - 7:30 p.m.
July 8-15 - DAWSON COUNTY FAIR
July 26 - 4-H CAREER PORTFOLIO WORKSHOP
Dawson County Extension Building, Meeting Room, Fairgrounds, Lexington - 7:00 p.m.
August 25 - September 4 - NEBRASKA STATE FAIR, 4-H SCHEDULE
September 23-24 – Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Horse Show – Grand Island
September 28 – October 1 – Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show – Grand Island
October 9 - 4-H AWARDS APPLICATIONS DUE BEFORE 5:00 P.M. in Extension Office.