2019 4-H Calendar

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Date Event
FEBRUARY
02/12 4-H 101 Club 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
02/14 4-H Cat Club 6:00 p.m. meetings online at https://4h.unl.edu/companion-animal/cat-club
02/16 Shooting Sports Club 9:00 a.m. at Sarpy County Fairgrounds
02/16 Nebraska FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Strategic Air and Space Museum, 28210 W Park Hwy, Ashland, NE
02/19 Clover Connection 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Zoom Meeting https://unl.zoom.us/j/164700625
02/19 4-H Equines Unlimited Club 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Extension office
02/26 Public Speaking (Speech) Contest Workshop 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
MARCH
03/01 Nebraska 4-H Foundation's Governor's Agricultural Excellence Awards Application Due http://ne4hfoundation.org/recognition/
03/02 Shooting Sports Club 9:00 a.m. at Sarpy County Fairgrounds
03/12 Entry due for Public Speaking (Speech) Contest
03/12 4-H 101 Club 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
03/14 4-H Cat Club 6:00 p.m. meetings online at https://4h.unl.edu/companion-animal/cat-club
03/16 Shooting Sports Club 9:00 a.m. at Sarpy County Fairgrounds
03/16 Youth Poultry Judging Clinic 10:00 a.m. at UNL Dept. of Animal Science D107
03/19 Clover Connection 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Zoom Meeting https://unl.zoom.us/j/164700625
03/19 Public Speaking (Speech) Contest 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Extension office
03/21 4-H Council Meeting 6:30 -8:00 p.m. at Extension Office
03/26 4-H Equines Unlimited Club 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Extension office
03/30 Companion Animal Challenge at UNL – East Campus https://4h.unl.edu/companion-animal/challenge
APRIL
04/06 Shooting Sports Club 9:00 a.m. at Sarpy County Fairgrounds
04/08 Summer Embryology Registration begins
04/08 Camp Scholarship Applications due (offered by 4-H Council)
04/09 4-H 101 Club 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
04/11 4-H Cat Club 6:00 p.m. meetings online at https://4h.unl.edu/companion-animal/cat-club
04/15 Market Beef Affidavit/ID Forms and DNA due
04/15 Online nominations for market beef due
04/16 Clover Connection 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Zoom Meeting https://unl.zoom.us/j/164700625
04/16 4-H Equines Unlimited Club 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Extension office
04/20 Shooting Sports Club 9:00 a.m. at Sarpy County Fairgrounds
04/27 4-H Spring Rabbit Show 9:00 a.m. at Lancaster Event Center
MAY
05/01 College Scholarship Applications due (offered by Douglas-Sarpy 4-H Council)
05/04 Shooting Sports Club 9:00 a.m. at Sarpy County Fairgrounds
05/07 Fair Information Night (for all 4-H families) 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
05/07 4-H 101 Club 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
05/09 Entry due for District Public Speaking Contest (Speech)
05/10 Horse Project deadlines:
  • Youth memberships due for horse project participants
  • Level testings due
  • Horse Affidavit/ID Forms due
  • District and State Horse Show entry due
05/16 District Public Speaking Contest (Speech) at UNL Animal Science Complex
05/16 4-H Council Meeting 6:30 -8:00 p.m. at Extension Office
05/18 Shooting Sports Club 9:00 a.m. at Sarpy County Fairgrounds
05/21 Clover Connection 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Zoom Meeting https://unl.zoom.us/j/164700625
05/29 4-H Presentations Contest Workshop 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
05/31 4-H Embroidery Workshop (1st of 3) 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Extension office
JUNE
06/03 Table Toppers Contest Workshop 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
06/03 Embryology Summer Session begins, chick return on June 28
06/05 4-H Bird Workshop 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Schram Park
06/07 4-H Color Blocking Workshop 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Extension office
06/10 4-H Sewing Workshop 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Extension office
06/11 Entry due for Presentations Contest
06/11 District Horse Show – Elkhorn, NE
06/13 Clover Kid Activities 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Extension office
06/14 4-H Embroidery Workshop (2nd of 3) 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Extension office
06/15 4-H membership due for participation in the Sarpy County and NE State Fairs Enroll at https://ne.4honline.com
06/15 Affidavit/ID Forms due for Livestock, includes beef, sheep, swine, goats, rabbits
06/15 Quality Assurance certification due for Pigs, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Market Rabbits, Poultry -Youth for the Quality Care of Animals https://4h.unl.edu/yqca
06/17 Entry due for Table Toppers Contest
06/17 Fashion Show Contest Workshop 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
06/17 PASE & Life Challenge UNL East Campus
06/18 Clover Connection 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Zoom Meeting https://unl.zoom.us/j/164700625
06/18 4-H Presentations Contest 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Extension Office
06/18 PASE & Life Challenge UNL East Campus
06/19 4-H Sewing Workshop 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Extension office
06/19 Agronomy Day Workshop at Cooper Farm time to be determined
06/20 Rocket Launch Contest Workshop 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
06/24 Companion Animal - Cat, Small Pet & Dog Contest Workshop 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
06/25 Table Toppers Contest 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. at Extension office
06/27 4-H Babysitting Workshop 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 at Extension office
06/28 4-H Embroidery Workshop (3rd of 3) 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Extension office
JULY
07/02 Entry due for Cat & Small Pet Show
07/02 Entry due for Dog Show
07/09 Entry due for Rocket Launch Contest
07/09 Cat & Small Pet Show 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Extension office
07/10 4-H Stepping Stones Workshop 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 at Extension office
07/11 Entry due for Fashion Show
07/11 Teaching Trade Show Contest Workshop 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Extension office
07/15 ONLINE Animal Entries due for Sarpy County Fair - includes horse, beef, sheep, swine, goats, rabbits, cavy, poultry https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/douglas-sarpy/sarpy-county-and-nebraska-state-fairs/
07/16 Rocket Launch Contest place and time to be determined
07/16 Clover Connection 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Zoom Meeting https://unl.zoom.us/j/164700625
07/18 4-H Fashion Show judging 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Extension office
07/20 4-H Dog Show 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Extension office
07/24 Entry due for Teaching Trade Show Contest
07/29 4-H Council Meeting 5:30 p.m. at Sarpy County Fairgrounds
07/30 Sarpy County Fair Entry Day 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the fairgrounds
07/31 Sarpy County Fair, see schedule of 4-H Events at https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/douglas-sarpy/sarpy-county-and-nebraska-state-fairs/
August
08/01 Sarpy County Fair
08/02 Sarpy County Fair
08/03 Sarpy County Fair
08/04 Sarpy County Fair PICK UP YOUR EXHIBITS 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
08/05 PICK UP YOUR EXHIBITS at Sarpy County Fairgrounds 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
08/10 NE State Fair Entry Deadline by 5:00 p.m. central time.
  • 4-H animal entries for the NE State Fair (beef, sheep, swine, goats, poultry, rabbits and dogs) will be entered through ShoWorks online by the 4-H family.
  • All “in person” events such as fashion show, presentations, and contests will also be entered through ShoWorks online by the family.
08/15 4-H Council Meeting 6:30 -8:00 p.m. at Extension office
08/19 State Fair Exhibit Drop Off 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. @ both Douglas & Sarpy Offices
08/20 State Fair Exhibit Drop Off 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. @ Douglas Extension Office or 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. @ Sarpy Extension Office
08/20 Clover Connection 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Zoom Meeting https://unl.zoom.us/j/164700625
September
09/04 - 09/06 4-H state fair exhibitors to pick up exhibits 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at both Extension Offices Exhibits being returned to the Sarpy Extension office will be available Sept 5 after 1:00 p.m.
09/26 - 09/29 Aksarben Stock Show – Grand Island, NE