University of Florida

Youth Programs: Animal Science Events Calendar

(This page was last updated on 12/18/2018)

September 15 4-H Tailgating Contest - STATE FINALS Gainesville
September 21-23 4-H Horse Leader Retreat Welaka, FL
October 16 National 4-H Meat Judging Contest Manhattan, KS
October 20 UF Swine Field Day Gainesville
November 2-4 Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup Louisville, KY
November 12-14 National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Louisville, KY
Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 UF/FJSC Jackpot Swine Show Dade City
December 7-9 UF/JFCA Double Points Cattle Show FL Horse Park, Bellview
December 8 4-H/FFA Horse Judging School Gainesville
January 11 Western National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Denver, CO
January 12 Western National 4-H Meats Judging Contest Greeley, CO
January 11-12 4-H/FFA Livestock Evaluation & Meats Judging Clinic Gainesville
January 21 Hog & Ham Workshop Gainesville
January 19 South Florida Fair Youth Livestock Judging Contest WPB
February 1 South Florida Fair Youth Horse Judging Contest WPB
TBD Ranch Horse Clinic Gainesville
February 9 Florida State Fair Horse & Livestock Judging
Both contests - FFA Preliminary, 4-H Practice
March 8-10 American Youth Horse Council
Youth Horse Leadership Symposium
Pullman, WA & Moscow, ID
March 23 Horse Judging Reasons Workshop Gainesville
April 6 State 4-H & FFA Horse Judging Contest Gainesville
April 6-7 State 4-H Hippology (judging portion on the 1st) Gainesville
April 13 State 4-H & FFA Livestock Judging Contest Gainesville
April 20 State 4-H & FFA Meats Judging Contest Gainesville
April-July, various dates 4-H Tailgating Contest Throughout State
May 4 State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest Gainesville
June 2-7 and
June 23-28

June 9-14
Horsemanship Schools, Sun. through Fri.
English, June 2-7; Western, June 23-28

Cowboy Camp
June 15 State 4-H Horse Events
Horse Demos, Public Speaking, Quiz Bowl
July 10 Horseman of the Year Interviews
(Wednesday of State Show)
July 10-13 State 4-H Horse Show Tampa
TBD UF 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Camp Gainesville
July 31 - August 4 Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships Perry, GA
August 13-15 Hog & Ham Gainesville
TBD 4-H Tailgating Contest - STATE FINALS Gainesville