Category Archives: 4-H Event

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 →

02/24/21 4-H Email Blast 2: Bastrop Area Livestock Show Reminders for next week

This email is geared towards exhibitors entered in the Bastrop Area Livestock Show. Hey all! We wanted to pass on a few reminders for the upcoming Bastrop Area Livestock Show this week!  Please read through the reminders and updates and let us know if  you have any questions.  I’ll be at the show if y’all need anything next week, but will be in Houston for the auction on Saturday. I also want to share that there has been a report of a group of pigs that were present… Read More →

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 →

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  

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

2020-2021 District 10 4-H Community Service Project

The District 10 4-H Council has decided that for this years community service project they want to give back to local schools within your area. They would like for each county to host a school supply drive, collect the items in the County Extension Office and then prepare boxes/baskets to be dropped off at local schools in your county for the teachers and students to have access to. Below is a flyer regarding the project. This will be an ongoing community service project for Bastrop County 4-H from… Read More →

Big Youth Workshop

  Save the Date! The BIG Youth Workshop is set for January 5, 2021. This workshop will be held in conjunction with the BIG Conference, but will be held virtually. Students will gain knowledge about “Connecting Agriculture & their Communities” from our amazing line-up of speakers. Registration is currently open and will remain open until January 1, 2021. Registration is, however, limited to those students in 7th-12th grade.

Dairy Judging Contest – Save the Date – 02/06/21

With the cancellation of many of the Dairy Judging contest at our major shows this spring, the Texas 4-H Program along with Districts 4, 8, 10 and 11 will be hosting a joint contest in Sulphur Springs, TX on Saturday, February 6, 2021. For Senior 4-H teams, this contest will serve as the national 4-H qualifying event. The team and individual rankings will be based upon the Sulphur Springs 4-H Dairy Judging Contest Rules and Guidelines. This contest will be open to all 4-H members. There will be… Read More →

2020-2021 District 10 Photography Contest Information

 Please see the letter below regarding the 2020-2021 District 10 4-H Photography Contest. The letter may also be downloaded from the District 10 website at