IMPORTANT 4-H DATES

  • October 1- Start of New 4-H Year
  • First week of October- 4-H Week
  • January 1- Children's age on this day is 4-H age for the year
  • June 1- Last Day for 4-H Enrollment
  • June 1- (Without Fee) All animal ID forms due, YQCA, Horse Level I due, 4-H enrollment complete 
  • June 1- Formerly known as Livestock Quality Assurance, Youth for the Quality Care of Animals Certificate due to the Extension Office (Includes Poultry, Rabbit, Beef, Dairy, Goat, Sheep, and Swine).  
  • June 15- (With Fee) All animal ID forms due, YQCA Certificate due, Horse Level I due, 4-H enrollment complete
  • Sheridan County Fair Entry Deadline - July 1
  • Dawes County Fair Entry Deadline - July 1 (without fee)
  • Dog & Cat Vaccination Forms Deadline - July 1
  • Dawes County Fair LATE Entry Deadline - July 5 (with fee)
For a list of other Statewide Livestock Shows - CLICK HERE
2019 Calendar of Events
DateLOCAL EVENTS
APRIL
18-Apr Hay Springs Clover Bud at 4 pm
19-Apr Chadron Office Closed at noon - Good Friday
22-Apr Sheridan County YQCA training Face to Face at 9 am 
26-Apr Chadron Office Closed - Arbor Day
29-Apr Dawes County YQCA Training Face-to-Face with Tessa
27-Apr Panhandle 4-H Service Project Due
MAY
18-May Dawes County YQCA Face-to-Face with Tessa
24-May Dawes County YQCA Face-to-Face with Tessa
28-May 4-H horse advancement level testing | Dawes County 4-H Bldg + Arena
May 29-30 Wilderness Wonders Camp - Camp Norwesca
May 30-31 LOG N Camp | Essay Questions | Application
JUNE
1-Jun DATE CHANGE! Sheep/Goat Weigh-ins Dawes County Fairgrounds 8:00 am-10:30 am
1-Jun 4-H Project Enrollments dueAnimal Affidavits dueYQCA Deadline
4-Jun Tractor Safety Training - Gordon, NE
June 6-8 Horse Camp - Fort Robinson State Park | Registration Form | Program | Permission and Health Form
9-Jun Sheridan County Progress Show
13-Jun District Horse Show, Ogallala, NE
15-Jun Dawes County 4-H Progress Show
June 16-18 PASE and Life Challenge
June 20-21 Design Camp - Sheridan County
JULY
1-Jul Sheridan County Fair Registrations due
1-Jul Dawes County Fair Registrations Due
1-Jul Dog & Cat Registrations Due
17-Jul Dawes County Family & Consumer Science Day / Fashion Show - Time and Location TBD
19-Jul Sheridan County Fashion Review
20-Jul Sherdian County Horse Show
July 22-27 2019 Sheridan County Fair
July 26-August 3 2019 Dawes County Fair 
AUG