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Montgomery County 4-H Club Day

Club Day Results

Club Day can be described as a talent show where youth particpate in public speaking, deomonsrations, music, talent, model meetings, etc. The event is held yearly in late January/early February and moves around the county. Date and location usually annouced in November. Find out more about our club day event HERE

Montgomery County 4-H Fair Information

Fairgrounds are located at Riverside Park in Independence, KS. Google map pinpoint of the main 4-H building can be found HERE

LINK to FAIR WEBSITE- including fair entry video, study materials, fair forms, camping and more!




**All MG Co. youth can receive a scholarship to Cedar Bluff and Greenbush by giving a talk or demonstration at club day.

**Scholarships available from the foundation for youth that wish to attend Discovery Days, Rock Springs, etc

Discovery 4-H Days- June 5-7, 2024 in Manhattan KS for youth 13-18 as of January 1st. 

Rock Springs 4-H camp - Registration is open NOW! Early Bird registrations deadline is November 1. Rock Springs camp is for youth ages 8-18. Youth pick their date in June. 4 day or six day camp. (old camp model was the 4 day camp). Prices range and scholarships are available. Camp Q&A

Greenbush 4-H Camp - 7-8 year olds (click for more info) 

Greenbush 4-H Camp - 10-13 year olds (Click for more info)

Floating on Leadership - Teens 14-18 are invited to join us on a float trip at the river. Day trip.  Float date is typically middle of June. We don't go every year unless there is interest. Cost is estimated $40


Officer Resources

Being elected to an officer role is a great honor and responsibility. This means that your club sees you a leader who will help them move forward. With this honor comes great responsibility. Officers are encouraged to learn about their role and complete the necessary books to be completed at the end of the year. At this link you will find officer training videos, books, and much more.   Here is a copy of the score sheets for the following books Secretary, Treasurer, Reporter, and Historian.

WILDCAT 4-H Judging Teams

Interested in judging with any of the teams below? Call the extension office at 620-331-2690 or email krohling@ksu.edu to express your interest and we will put you in contact with the coach.

Meats judging, identifing retail cuts of meat and grading
Livestock judging, judging the market quality and breeding ability
Skill-a-thon, identifing livestock equipment, feed samples, feed rations, etc.
Quiz Bowl, answering livestock questions through a game show format

Photography judging, ranking pictures based on desired features

Horticulture/Crops Judging, identifing plants and written test

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

Youth will learn about reading feed tags, giving shots, and more! Classes open to all youth as a learning opportunity regardless of where you plan to show!

2024 YQCA Dates Announced end of January for each county. Welcome to attend any session or complete the online version. 

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YQCA training is required for youth (ages 7-21) who will be showing livestock at the Kansas State Fair or the Kansas Junior Livestock Show. The YQCA website is,https://yqcaprogram.org/ . Use your 4-H Online user name and password to login. Instructions for signing up for classes and printing completed certificate: click here.
Following the training, please log back in to take a post-course survey and access your certificate!



Contact Katie at krohling@ksu.edu or 620-778-4616 to make arrangements to get tags!

Nomination deadlines:
Market Steers and Market Heifers: May 1st
Commercial Heifers: June 15
Registered Breeding heifers: N/A
Market Lambs and Commercial Ewes: June 15
Registered Breeding Ewes: N/A
Market Hogs: June 15
Purebred Breeding Gilts: N/A
Commercial Breeding Gilts: June 15
ALL Meat Goats: June 15
(no registered breeding doe show)

Tagging instructions, checklists, declaration and nomination paperwork will be printed for you and delivered with your tags or you can print it yourself at: https://www.asi.k-state.edu/research-and-extension/youth-programs/nominated-livestock/

Enroll in 4-H!

4-H Online Enrollment

 1. Go to http://v2.4honline.com/

2. Select "I need to set up a profile"

3. County will be Wildcat District, Montgomery

4. Role will be "family"

5. Click the "Login" button

6. Follow the instructions on the new family enrollment guide  to enroll.

*Save your password!


Important Links


January/February 2024

January 2024

October 2023 Newsletter


4-H Logo

King & Queen Bio Form


Senior & College Scholarships

Record Book & Achievement Pins


MG County 4-H Clubs

Caney Pioneers
2nd Sunday at 4:00 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, Caney
(call to double check location)

Fawn Creek
3rd Monday at 7:00 pm
Tyro Christian Church

Happy Hustlers
1st Wednesday
6:30 pm (School)
7:00 pm (Summer)
Logan Park Comm. Building

Peppy Progressive
2nd Monday at 6:30 pm
Liberty Methodist Church

Sycamore Sunflowers
2nd Tuesday at 7:00 pm
Sycamore Township Hall

Valley Victors
3rd Monday at 7:00 pm
Sycamore Township Hall

Please call the Extension Office for club leader contact information.