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State 4-H events by month

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

View state 4-H events by project area.


January 20-22, 2017 Minnesota 4-H State Horse Winter Roundup, Spicer

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


Typically FebruaryRegional Project Bowl registration due

February 15, 2017 Animal ID deadline (market beef and dairy steers)

Typically February BLU

Typically FebruaryCitizenship Washington Focus registration opens


Typically March/AprilRegional Project Bowls


Typically April State project bowl

Typically April National 4-H Conference, Washington D.C.

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


May 15, 2016 Engineering Design Challenge: Rube Goldberg, soft registration deadline. (Absolute deadline is county-dependent.)

May 16, 2016 Animal ID deadline (most species)

May 16, 2016 Citizenship Washington Focus Youth Delegate applications must be postmarked by this date.


June 8-11, 2016 YELLO! - Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Outloud!

June 11-12, 2016 Super Session: A 4-H Dog Project Training Workshop, Redwood Falls

June 20, 2016State Arts-in participant registration due


July 1, 2016Rube Goldberg Challenge registration closes, no registrations accepted after today.

July 2-9, 2016 Citizenship Washington Focus, National 4-H Conference Center, Washington D.C.


August 11-18, 20164-H State Arts-in show development

August 25 - Sept. 5, 20164-H at the Minnesota State Fair


September 9-11, 2016 Minnesota State 4-H Shooting Sports and Wildlife Invitational, Alexandria

September 16-19, 2016 Minnesota 4-H State Horse Show

September 24-25, 2016 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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