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Saturday, July 27, 2019
Main Livestock Barn, Swine Show Arena
Contest: 3:00 pm
Registration due: 10:00 am
(exception of Swine Showmanship winners who register after swine show)

Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Showmanship winners have the chance to compete head-to-head for Elite Showman. Champion/Reserve Champion senior showman from 4-H/FFA Beef, Sheep, Swine and Meat Goats are eligible. However, he/she may decline and the 3rd Place Showman may take his/her place in the competition.

About Schedule Registration Volunteers Participant Resources Makership Camp July 1st-3rd & July 8th-12th, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Beatrice Public Library
Youth entering grades 5-9
Pre-register by June 21st
Tuition: $100

The 2019 Gage County 4-H Table Setting & Presentations Contests are set for June 25, at the Extension Office. Find registration links and contest rules below.

Table Setting Contest, June 25, 2019

                    Register Here: https://gage4htablesetting.eventbrite.com

The 3 G's 4-H Club will be holding their annual Open Horse Show on Saturday, June 8th.  The show begins at 9:00 with showmanship and concludes with fun events for the entire family.  New this year will be High Point Buckles to be given out in the 18 & Under age groups.  Rain date will be June 9th. 

Click here for showbill

2019 Invitational Dairy Show

Gage County is excited to host the 2019 Invitational Dairy Show on Saturday, July 6 at 9am on the Gage County Fairgrounds, Beatrice, NE.

Below are entry forms and show guidelines. Entry forms due to local Extension Offices June 28 and due to the Gage County Extension Office July 2.

Entry Form

Show Guidelines

We present spring and summer workshops, projects and exhibits for 4-H youth and families to learn skills, work together, and have fun.  Youth will enroll for all activities & projects online through Eventbrite. Click the link below for complete list & registration links. 

As dates are finalized more registration links will be added so check this page frequently! Enrollment deadline: April 15 (unless otherwise noted) or the project has limited enrollment. Note project enrollment fees apply to some workshops/projects. After you register, you will receive information.

2019 Anytime Learning Workshop/Project List

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