4-H Contests & Events

Pre-Fair Contests

  • Bicycle Road-E-O - Show off your bicycle skills & knowledge!  Date: Usually held in late May at the Extension office.  Open to all Hall County 4-H'ers, age 5-18; pre-registration is required.  Contact Melinda (308) 385-5088 for more information.
  • Plant Science Contest - Usually held in late May or early June at the Extension office.  More information to come in the Spring!
  • Ice Cream Roll (info & recipes) - Date: Usually held in late June or early July at the Fonner Park Cafe at Fonner Park.
  • Culinary Challenge (formerly known as the Favorite Food Revue) - Date: Usually held in late June or early July at the Fonner Park Cafe at Fonner Park.  The contest is open to any 4-H member enrolled in a Foods project.  Each exhibit will consist of a theme (4-H member’s choice), a menu card, one food item prepared from the menu, recipe for the prepared food item, one or two place settings and a centerpiece.  Call the Extension Office to pre-register.  Please call Cami at (308) 385-5088 if you have any questions or can help at the event.

Hall County 4-H Fine Arts Night

(A Combination of Speech & Talent Contests)
Excited about 4-H? Express yourself verbally through the 4-H Public Speaking Contest or perform a talent at the 4-H Fine Arts Night. Gives youth the opportunity to write a Speech or a Public Service Announcement (PSA) that incorporates the topic of 4-H and deliver it to an audience.  The 4-H Public Speaking Contest helps youth develop skills for communicating about current issues to real audiences, learn how to organize and prepare a speech, develop speech delivery skills, learn how to present themselves to others, and develop self-confidence.

Date:  Coming early Spring 2018!

For questions or more information, contact Megan at (308) 385-5088.

Shooting Sports

Hall County 4-H offers many different disciplines with certified 4-H Shooting Sports leaders.  Check out all of the upcoming Hall County Shooting Sports events & leader information (coming Spring 2018!).  All Hall County 4-H members who participate in practices and competitions must have completed the parental authorization in 4-H Online.  If you have any questions, please call the Extension office at (308) 385-5088.

Nebraska 4-H Shooting Sports Program - State Shooting Sports Schedule

Upcoming Shows & Events in Nebraska:  Horse, Livestock & Small Animal

November

24th-25th - Northeast Community College 33rd Annual Livestock Classic Steer & Heifer Show (pdf), Norfolk, NE

*More events added as we become aware of them.