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State 4-H events by month

Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

To view county or local club events, visit the county website.

View state 4-H events by project area.


January 19-21, 2018 Minnesota 4-H State Horse Winter Roundup

Typically January AMC - Association of Minnesota Counties, 4-H Community Leadership Award applications due


Typicaly FebruaryRegional Project Bowl registration due

February 15, 2018 Animal ID deadline (market beef and dairy steers)

February datesBLU

Typically FebruaryCitizenship Washington Focus registration opens


March 4, 2017Regional Project Bowl - Foley

March 11, 2017Regional Project Bowl - Hastings

March 18, 2017Regional Project Bowl - Grand Rapids

March 18, 2017 Regional Project Bowl - Redwood Falls

March 25, 2017Regional Project Bowl - Snow Date (in case of cancellations)

March 25-30, 2017 National 4-H Conference, Washington D.C.


April 7-8, 2017 Horse Judges Certification

April 8, 2017 Dan Patch & Youth Leadership Awards due

April 8, 2017 State Project Bowl - Sauk Rapids

April 21-23, 2017Spring SS&W leader certification training, Deep Portage ELC, Hackensack

April 28-30, 2017 Horse Expo and 4-H tack sale


May 6-7 Spring 2017 SS&W leader certification training (TENTATIVE, Jordan)

May 6, 2017 Western Heritage SE Region beginning roping clinic

May 13, 2017 Western Heritage safety clinic

May 15, 2017 Animal ID deadline (most species)

May 20, 2017 Miniature Horse Clinic & Fuzzy Wuzzy Show

May 21, 2017 Western Heritage safety clinic

May 27-28, 2017 Western Heritage safety clinic


June 1-4, 2017 Central Area 4-H Horse Camp

June 2-3, 2017 Western Heritage safety clinic

June 3, 20174-H Lama Training Clinic, Sauk Rapids

June 10-11, 2017 Western Heritage safety clinic

June 13-15, 2017 MQHA Boot Camp

June 14-17, 2017YELLO! - Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Outloud!

June 17-18, 2017 Super Session: A 4-H Dog Project Training Workshop, Bloomington, MN

June 24 - July 1, 2017 Citizenship Washington Focus, National 4-H Conference Center, Washington D.C.


July 1, 2017Rube Goldberg Challenge registration closes, no registrations accepted after today.

July 8, 2017 Western Heritage NW Regional competition

July 15, 2017Southern Regional Drill Team competition

July 15, 2017 Western Heritage SE Region 4-H sorting tournament

July 22, 2017Northern Regional Drill Team competition

July 30, 2017 Western Heritage SE Regional competition

July 31, 2017 Western Heritage NE Regional Competition


August 10-17, 20174-H State Arts-in show development

August 19, 2017 Western Heritage State competition

August 24 - Sept. 4, 20174-H at the Minnesota State Fair


September 8-10, 2017 Minnesota State 4-H Shooting Sports and Wildlife Invitational, Alexandria

September 15, 2017 Deadline to sign up for National 4-H Salute to Excellence volunteer recognition awards

September 15-18, 2017 Minnesota 4-H State Horse Show

September 23-24, 2017 Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show

Typically September National 4-H Dairy Conference


Various dates National Youth Science Day

Various dates and locations Fall Volunteer Training


Various dates and locations Fall Volunteer Training


Various dates and locations Fall Volunteer Training

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