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D10 Food Challenge Contest – 04/28/21

Please see the 2020-2021 District 10 4-H Food Challenge Contest Letter below.  The letter can also be downloaded by clicking here.

D10 4-H Photography Contest – Entries Due 02/26/21

Please see the reminder below for the District 10 4-H Photography Contest – entries are due 02/26/21 Register online at: See the District 10 Rules at:    

Registration OPEN! – Texas A&M AgriLife Summer Horsemanship School Program

Registration for the 49th Annual Summer Horsemanship School is now open!

D10 Leaders 4 Life Contest – 04/20/21

Below you will find the District 10 4-H Leaders 4 Life contest letter. In order to be accommodating of the current COVID guidelines we have made a few changes to this contest to make it work: Contest has been moved to Tuesday, April 20, 2020 Contest will be held in Seguin at the Guadalupe County Office Each team will be provided a scheduled time to arrive, they will be the only one’s allowed in the building at that time As with all of our other contests, please note… Read More →

02/05/2021 4-H Email Blast: Scholarship Opportunities & Reminders

This email blast is geared towards our Graduating High School Seniors and 11th graders preparing for their senior year. Hey all and Happy Friday! We wanted to pass on some reminders about the Texas 4-H Foundation Scholarship deadlines and the local scholarship opportunities available for everyone.  There should be several options available for those who have AND have not completed and turned in recordbooks in the past.  If you have any questions about scholarships or would like someone to help review applications or essays, please don’t hesitate to… Read More →

01/15/2021 4-H Livestock Email Blast – Major Show Updates, Bastrop & Smithville Reminders, & Weigh Days

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) Major Show Updates Livestock Project Weigh Day Bastrop Area Livestock Show Reminders Smithville Livestock Show Reminders Other Opportunities Howdy and Happy Friday, Y’all! We wanted to pass on some quick updates for livestock exhibitors – we were hoping to have more information for you this week, but we are still confirming details with most of the major livestock shows.  In the meantime, please remember that Ashley and I are happy to make arrangements to visit you and your livestock projects or… Read More →

Multi-County Consumer Education Project – RSVP by 01/18/21

We are excited to host a multi-county Consumer Education Project series with Travis and Williamson County! RSVP Required! Be sure to sign up for the series at by January 18, 2021 A Printable copy of the schedule and project overview is available at Right now, we are planning on the practices being virtual – we are working on a way to incorporate in-person activities when possible  

01/08/21 4-H Email Blast: General Updates & Information

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) OFFICE HOURS & STAFFING IN PERSON MEETING OPPORTUNITIES/GUIDELINES 2020-2021 DISTRICT 10 4-H COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITY 2020-2021 SPRING PROJECT PLANNING SURVEY – RESPONSE NEEDED 2020-2021 COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST 2020-2021 CONSUMER EDUCATION PROJECT UPDATES DOG PROJECT REMINDERS OTHER OPPORTUNITIES Howdy, happy Friday, and Happy New Year!!! As we jump straight into the new year, we are excited to pass on some upcoming opportunities to y’all.  Right now, in person opportunities may be a little limited as we receive updates from the State and… Read More →

2020-2021 Bastrop & Travis County Photography Contest Information – ENTRIES DUE MAY 2, 2021

We are excited to host our second county photography contest with Travis County! Registration for the County Photography Contest will be done via e-mail and entries are due by 5:00 PM on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Entry into the contest is free. Please email all entries to CEP 4-H Agent Nathan Tucker at: Instructions for labeling photos and the category descriptions can be found in the rules at

Texas 4-H Dog Validation – DUE JANUARY 10, 2021

This letter has been sent blind copy to 4-H families enrolled in the 4-H Dog Care and Training Project.  If you no longer wish to received Dog Project information, remove the project from your list in your 4-H Online profile. Texas 4-H Dog Show will be held on July 9-10, 2021 at the Walker County Fairgrounds in Huntsville, Texas.  To be eligible for this show, dogs must be validated by January 10, 2021 in 4-H Online. Written Instructions are available online (Linked – CLICK HERE).  Misty Cathy has also created… Read More →