Category Archives: 4-H Email Blast

05/14/21 4-H Email Blast: Recordbook Reminders (Due 06/02/21)

05/14/21 RECORDBOOK REMINDERS Hey all! We wanted to send out a few reminders for recordbooks, since their due date is coming up here pretty quickly.  Please let me know if you have any questions or need any help with them!! IMPORTANT DATES: COUNTY: June 2, 2021: Recordbooks are due to the County Extension Office by 12:00 Noon June 7-10, 2021: Recordbooks will be judged June 14, 2021: Recordbooks advancing to District may be picked up from the County Extension Office to make corrections (all others will be returned at banquet) DISTRICT:… Read More →

05/07/21 4-H Email Blast: District 10 Leadership Lab Information

05/07/21 DISTRICT 10 LEADERSHIP LAB INFORMATION INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): Quick Event Overview Registration Information Additional Links & Information Other Opportunities Hey all!We just received the information for our District 10 Leadership Lab for this year!  This is an incredibly fun opportunity for youth ages 13 and older to get to meet and interact with other youth in the District, learn leadership activities and skills, and to potentially run for additional leadership positions!  If you serve in a youth leadership role (teen leader, club officer,… Read More →

04/14/21 4-H Livestock Email Blast: Last Minute Smithville Livestock Show Reminders

04/14/21 LAST MINUTE SMITHVILLE LIVESTOCK SHOW REMINDERS   INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): Judges Sale/Auction Updates Schedule Updates & Notes Other Opportunities Hey all! We wanted to take a few minutes to pass on some updates and answer a few questions we’ve received for participants in the Smithville Livestock Show.  We have received everyone’s eligibility back, if an individual was marked as “ineligible” for any reason, their parents have been contacted directly.  Other than that, if you have any questions that are not answered/addressed below, please… Read More →

04/09/21 4-H Email Blast: livestock Reminders, Youth Leadership, Awards, & Scholarship Applications

4/09/21 LIVESTOCK REMINDERS, YOUTH LEADERSHIP, AWARDS, & SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): BALSFA Thank You Notes Smithville Livestock Show Updates Award Applications Youth Leadership Applications Scholarship Applications Other Opportunities BALSFA THANK YOU NOTES: We wanted to pass on a quick reminder that BALSFA thank you notes need to be at our office by 12:00 Noon Thursday, April 15th, so we can verify them per the BALS rules.  Any notes turned in after this will result in the exhibitor being fined $50.00. Many of you are familiar… Read More →

04/06/21 4-H Livestock Email Blast: Validation Tag Order Information

04/06/21 Validation Tag Order Information INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): Validation Tag Deadlines PDF Validation Tag Order Forms Online Validation Tag Orders via Eventbrite New Changes to be Aware of This Year Reminder for Rabbit & Horse Exhibitors Other Opportunities Hey all! Happy (late) Monday!!  As we are winding down from this year’s livestock show season, it is time to start planning for the 2021-2022 show season, as well as the summer 2021 4-H Horse Show Activities.  This information is also available on the livestock page… Read More →

03/26/21 4-H Email Blast: Consumer Decision Making Contest Information

03/26/21: CONSUMER DECISION MAKING CONTEST INFORMATION Good morning, Consumer Decision Makers! Thank you so much for your patience with us as we balance our livestock show duties and figuring out virtual contests this year!  Please see the contest details below and let us know if you have any questions about them.  All participants will receive a reminder of the details below when we send out the contest links.  We are also including a reminder for the upcoming District 10 CDM contest that is opening soon.  Please note that all youth are… Read More →

03/15/21 4-H Email Blast: Recordbook Development Opportunities

03/15/21 RECORDBOOK DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): In-Person Opportunities Virtual Opportunities Recorded Opportunities Other Opportunities IN-PERSON OPPORTUNITIES: We’ll be going over the whole recordbook from cover to cover and answering any questions you have! Date: Monday, April 19, 2021 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: Lee County Extension Office; 310 S. Grimes St.; Giddings, TX 78942 RSVP Online at:  Contact us at: Bastrop County Ext. Office: 512-581-7186 or Lee County Ext. Office: 979-542-2753 or VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITIES: We’ll be going through the recordbook cover to cover in… Read More →

03/12/21 4-H Email Blast: Youth Leadership Opportunities & Applications

03/12/21 4-H Email Blast: Youth Leadership Opportunities & Applications INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): County Council Officer Applications County Ambassador Applications Texas 4-H (State)Ambassador Applications Other Opportunities COUNTY COUNCIL OFFICER APPLICATIONS: Deadline: Applications are Due March 20, 2021 A summary of Council Officer Requirements and a full description of each position is available in the Bastrop County 4-H Council Bylaws. Application Links: Online Application PDF Application 2021-2022 Council Officer Meeting Dates: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 – Council Planning Meeting (Time TBD) July 2020 – Leadership Conference (Exact Dates TBD)… Read More →

03/10/21 4-H Email Blast: District 10 4-H Roundup Contest Information

District 10 4-H Fall Roundup Contests Hey all! We wanted to pass on updates about the 2021 District 10 4-H Spring Roundup Contests.  There have been some adjustments to the schedule and to some of the locations.  We have tried to summarize them for your convenience below! General Information: What is this? District 10 4-H Roundup is a clustered set of contests where youth from all 21 counties in District 10 4-H compete against each other.  There is a D10 Fall Roundup and a D10 Spring Roundup.  A few… Read More →

02/24/21 4-H Email Blast: Smithville Livestock Show Broiler, Rabbit, & Schedule Updates

This email is geared towards exhibitors entered in the Smithville Livestock Show Hey all! We wanted to pass on updates about the 2021 Smithville Livestock Show.  There have been some adjustments to the schedule to assist with social distancing.  We’ve also included some reminders for Broiler & Rabbit Exhibitors. Broiler Exhibitors: The broiler pick-up date is Tuesday, March 2nd, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Smithville HS Ag Shop Rabbit Exhibitors: Please touch base with your rabbit breeder.  The recent bad weather has affected a lot… Read More →