Monday, August 29, 2016

Major Show Validation tag Orders

 Major Show Validation Tag Order forms for Swine are due to the Hays County Extention Office by September 21st by 4:30 pm.
All 4-H members will need to send order forms to the Extension Office NOT Dripping Springs High School as stated on the form
Use the form below.
Click here

Friday, August 26, 2016

Changes in District 4H Roundup

There have been some changes to District 4H Roundup! Now there will be a Fall & Spring District Roundup, instead of sporadic dates throughout the year.

District 10 4-H Fall Roundup will take place in Kerrville on Dec 1st-3rd 2016. Below is the tentative schedule of events:

Thurs, Dec 1st:

3:00pm Food Show

Fri, Dec 2nd:

9:00am: Food Challenge
1:00pm: Beef and Horse Quiz Bowls
3:00pm: Nutrition Quiz Bowl
              AG Product ID Workshop
              Healthy Lifestyles Workshop

Sat, Dec 3rd:

9:00am: Public Speaking
10:00am: Photography Judging Workshop
                Skill-A-Thin Workshop
11:00am: Entomology
1:00pm: Leaders 4 Life

**District 10 4-H Spring Roundup will take place in Fredricksburg on May 4th-6th. More info to come!!! ***

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Hays 4-H Shooting Sports

Hays 4-H Shooting Club Registration and Information Meeting

Date:     August 25, 2016
Time:    6:00 - 8:00 pm
Place:    Hays Hills Baptist Church
              1401 Farm to Market 1626

For youth ages 8-18

Meet the club officers and other members for ice breaker games!  Club program includes archery, pistol, rifle, shotgun and BB gun.

Parents - What to expect
               1.  Fill out registration paperwork and receive handbook and record book.
               2,  Club dues* are $75.00 per club year per youth member.  Cash or checks accepted.
               3.  Bring copies of your driver's license (front and back) for range waivers.
               4.  Optional - club shirt orders (amount TBD) and hat orders, $15.00.

* Dues include use of club gear and ammunition at most club practices.

Call or email Cynthia Ritchie for questions: 512-825-5218,

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Hays County Livestock Exp Validation Dates Set

Saturday October 8, 2016 at 
Dripping Springs Ranch Park
 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Lambs, Ewes, Market Goats, Breeding Meat Goats
also County validation for Steers and Heifers
Deadline for ordering Major Show Sheep and Goat tags is AUGUST 19th!

Saturday November 19, 2016 at 
Dripping Springs Ranch Park 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Market Barrows and Gilts, Breeding Gilts

 Saturday January 7, 2017 at 
Dripping Springs Ranch Park 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Market Rabbits and Breeding Rabbits

4-H Connect News

 Whoa! Everyone

The District Office asks ALL Eight Year Olds and in the
Third Grade youth, who are starting 4-H in 2016-2017 to wait until September 1st or later to enroll on 4-H CONNECT.
Enrolling them before the official 4-H year starts
on September 1st will not charge a participation
fee and consider them a Clover Kid for the year!

Please remember all enrollment for last year will become "inactive" as of August 15th.