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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 10, 2018 Citizenship Washington Focus applications posted

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

January 22, 2018 AMC - Association of Minnesota Counties, 4-H Community Leadership Award applications due


Febuary 1, 2018 Citizenship Washington Focus registration opens

FebruaryRegional Project Bowl registration due

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

February 3-4, 2018BLU - Central Region, Koronis Center, Paynesville

February 3-4, 2018BLU - Southeast Region, Ironwood Springs Ranch, Stewartville

February 10-11, 2018BLU - Northwest Region, Castaway Club, Detroit Lakes

February 24-25, 2018BLU - Northeast Region, Long Lake Conservation Center, Palisade

February 24, 2018BLU - Southwest Region, SW Minnesota State University, Marshall

Febuary 28, 2018 Citizenship Washington Focus registration closes (may close earlier if registration is full)


March 3, 2018Regional Project Bowl - Foley

March 10, 2018Regional Project Bowl - Hastings

March 17, 2018Regional Project Bowl - Grand Rapids

March 17, 2018 Regional Project Bowl - Redwood Falls

March 24, 2018Regional Project Bowl - Snow Date (in case of cancellations)


April 7-12, 2018 National 4-H Conference, Washington D.C.

April 8, 2017 Dan Patch & Youth Leadership Awards due

April 7, 2018 State Project Bowl - Sauk Rapids

April 6, 7, 2018 Horse Judges Certification, Leatherdale Equine Center

April 14, 2018 Miniature Horse Clinic and Fuzzy Wuzzy Show, Leatherdale Equine Center

April 21-22, 2018Spring SS&W leader certification training, Long Lake Conservation Center, Palisades

April 27-29, 2018 Horse Expo and 4-H tack sale, Minnesota State fairgrounds


May 7, 2018 YELLO! - Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Outloud! - registrations due

May 15, 2018 Animal ID deadline (most species)


June 12-14, 2018Central Area 4-H Horse Camp, Camp Shamineau, Motley

Typically June 4-H Lama Training Clinic, Sauk Rapids

June 12-14, 2018 MQHA Boot Camp, R & J Arena, Verndale

June 12-15, 2018YELLO! - Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Outloud!

Typically June Super Session: A 4-H Dog Project Training Workshop, Bloomington, MN

June 23 - 30, 2018 Citizenship Washington Focus, National 4-H Conference Center, Washington D.C.


Typically JulyRube Goldberg Challenge registration closes, no registrations accepted after today

Typically July Western Heritage Regional competitions


Typically August4-H State Arts-in show development

August Western Heritage State competition

August 23 - Sept. 3, 20184-H at the Minnesota State Fair


September 7-9, 2018 Minnesota State 4-H Shooting Sports and Wildlife Invitational, Alexandria

September 15, 2018 Deadline to sign up for National 4-H Salute to Excellence volunteer recognition awards

September 14-17, 2018 Minnesota 4-H State Horse Show

September 22-23, 2018 Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show

September 29, 2018 Regional Miniature 4-H Horse Show

September 30, 2018National 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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