University of Florida

Animal Sciences Youth Programs

Welcome to the home for youth programs at the University of Florida's Department of Animal Sciences!

**2017 Animal Sciences Events Summary**

Click above for your quick reference guide to Horse & Livestock events, dates, and deadlines.

-- FL 4-H Age Policy in effect beginning Sept. 1, 2015 --

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Body Condition Scoring resource page

Articles & references to help your horse meet the new Area/State rule of being at least a body condition score of 4.

Florida 4-H Tailgating Contests
- Region 1 - July 22, Chipley
- Region 2 - May 20, Gainesville
- Region 3 - June 10, Dade City
- Region 4 - April 8, Lake Placid

State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest
- One Senior 4-H team per county
- Any number Junior/ Intermediate teams
- Register via form by May 19
UF ANimal Sciences, Gainesville

4-H Horsemanship Schools
-Western, June 5-9
-English, June 12-16
UF Horse Teaching Unit, Gainesville

State 4-H Horse Demonstration and Horse Public Speaking Contests
- Demo: blue level Seniors from District
- Pub. Spkg.: County 1st place winners
- Register online by June 2
UF Animal Sciences, Gainesville

State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Contest
- 1 Senior team & 1 Jr/Int team per county
- Register online by May 24
- Submit 40 questions by June 2
UF Animal Sciences, Gainesville

State 4-H Horse Show
- Must have qualified from Area show
- Registration opens 5/22

FL State Fairgrounds, Tampa

Contact your local 4-H Agent to enter or ask about county participation requirements.

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