Montgomery County 4-H Club Day
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.
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
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
Cedar Bluff, day camp - Local camp for ages 9-13 scheduled for June 14th. Outdoor games, scavenger hunts, rocket building, coding, swimming, campfire, dance and more. $20 or FREE for those that gave a talk/demo at club days. Adult helpers, teenage counselors and campers register spring of 2023.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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 email@example.com or 620-778-4616 to make arrangements to get tags!
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/