April Clovergram 2018

Alayna Naro  |  4/4/2018 7:28:44 PM

Important Dates

1— Deadline for Possession of Horse for Horse Show3— 4-H Awards Day1— Deposit and registration deadline for 4-H


2— Deposit and registration deadline for LOST Camp1—All Breeding Animals Possession Deadline for State Fair
2— Strawberry pick up 3 PM10—Market Steers Possession Deadline for State Fair19-22— 4-H University2-6— 4-H Summer Camp10—Market Swine Possession Deadline for State Fair
3— Portfolios and Project Books due to office11— Farm Safety Day26-27— District Horse Show7-11— State Horse Show
6-8— Co-op Camp30— 4-H Day at the Capitol10—Market Goats & Lambs Possession Deadline
10— 4-H University Interest Meeting 6 PM31— Summer Camp Parent Meeting10—Commercial Heifer Possession Deadline for State Fair
17-21— State Shooting Sports29-Aug 1— LOST Camp
20— Dairy Billboard Contest Deadline
20—Summer Camp

Registration Deadline

26— Jr. Leaders 6 PM

Interest Meeting

Tuesday, April 10 @ 6 PM

There will be an information session on for all youth interested in participating in a contest, applying for State Leadership Board, or participating in Clover College.

Information Meeting

Thursday, May 31 @ 6 PM

There will be a parent meeting to discuss and answer any questions you may have about camp. As well as make sure that you have completed all necessary forms.

Looking Forward: Opportunities Ahead!

4-H University
June 19-22, 2018
Louisiana State University

Spend a fun-filled four days on campus at LSU!
Join the experience by participating in a wide variety of contests or attending Clover College! Must have be 13 years or older in order to participate.
If you are interested in attending, come by the office for more information regarding contests and educational program opportunities!
Registration fee is $35 and the deadline to register is June 1

4-H Summer Camp
July 2-6, 2018
Camp Grant Walker

We still have few spots open for camp!! Camp cost per camper is $175, with a $50 non-refundable deposit.
Must be currently in 4th, 5th, or 6th grade .
Registration fee is $50 and the deadline to register is April 20
Scholarships are available!

4-H LOST Camp
July 29 - August 1, 2018
Camp Grant Walker

Join in the fun at Louisiana Outdoor Science and Technology (LOST) Camp!
LOST Camp cost per camper is $150, with a $50 non-refundable deposit.
Must currently be in 7th or 8th grade (as of May 2018).
Available tracks include videography, wetlands, outdoor adventures, SET, and so much more!
Registration fee is $50 and the deadline to register is July 2.


Dairy Billboard Contest
Due: April 20, 2018

The Diary Billboard Contest is sponsored by the Louisiana Diary Industry Promotion Board and the Louisiana Dairy Producers Association to help 4-H members learn more about milk and dairy products.
Division I: 4th-6th grade, Division II: 7th-8th grade, Division III: 9th-12th grade.
Awards: 1st place– Rosette, 2nd and 3rd place—Ribbon, all others—purple, blue, or red ribbons.
Rules: (1) Poster must be on a 22x28 inch poster board
(2) Do not attach anything to the poster that is more than 1/2 inch thick
(3) Place your name, address, grade in school, and parish, on the back in the upper right-hand corner

T-Shirt Design Contest

Design the official Louisiana Delegate t-shirt given to the participants at the 2018 Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships in Perry, GA.
Please do not use the LSU AgCenter, 4-H, or FFA Logo in any of your designs. The winning design will be chosen by a committee and will be used this year.
The winner will receive a free t-shirt whether they participate in regionals or not.
Please email submissions to Dr. Neely Walkerat nwalker@agcenter.lsu.edu by April 27th at 11 a.m. OR drop it off at the 4-H Office by April 26 and Ms. Alayna will submit it for you.

For Your Information

Northeast District Horse Show
June 26-27, 2018
The Northeast District Horse Show will take place June 26-27 at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe! Possession date is April 1, which includes: lease horses, grade horses, and registered horses. If you have any questions please contact the 4-H office.

2018 State Fair of Louisiana
October 24-November 11, 2018
It is time to start thinking about the 2018 State Fair of Louisiana! If you are interested in participating in the State Fair, pay close attention to the possession dates listed below. Also, feel free to contact the 4-H Office for more information regarding DNA kits, ear tags, or general inquiries.

Possession dates are as follows:
Market Steers: May 10, 2018
Market Lambs and Market Goats: July 10, 2018
Commercial Heifers: July 10, 2018
All Breeding Animals: August 1, 2018
Market Swine: August 10, 2018

Congratulations, Good Luck & Shout Outs!

Area Cookery Contest
Congratulations to all who participated in the Area Commodity Cookery Contest: Anna Beth Russell, Andi Kaye Ainsworth, Mallory Whitney, Katherine Fortenberry, Tegan O’Neal, Madelyn Brister, Morgan Lingefelt, Gracie Claire Brister

Shooting Sports Crying Eagle
Congratulations to all who participated in the Crying Eagle Invitational: Kevin Albritton-1st Place in Archery-Bare Bow, Zack Womack, Jacob Madden, Lamb Parker, and Ford Deere

West Carroll Pet Show
Congratulations to all who participated in the West Carroll Pet Show: Morgan Lingefelt, Lexi Aarons, Anna Murrah, Macie Moody, Macaela Murrah, Allie Wells, Katie McNeese, Anna Beth Russell, Carli Aarons, Lakyn Turnbow

Recycled Art Results
Congratulations to all who participated in the Recycled Art Contest: Cloverbud: Wyatt Howell, 1st Place, Junior: Colton Hiner-1st Place, Avery Rouse-2nd Place, Morgan Lingefelt-3rd Place, Katie McNeese-Green Ribbon, Ashton Howell-Green Ribbon, Audra Peters-Green Ribbon,, Senior: Cassie Hiner-1st Place, Sue Ellen Horton-2nd Place, Kevin Albritton-3rd Place, Valerie Gibbon-Green Ribbon

Beef Poster Contest Results
Congratulations to Avery Rouse, 1st Place in Division I at the Parish level, Joseph Lingo, 1st Place in Division II at the Parish level, and Kevin Albritton, 1st Place in Division III at the Parish level

Shooting Sports
Shout out to all of those who participated in the Shooting Sports Regional Competition!
Congratulations to Kevin Albritton who placed 1st in Archery Recurve Bare Bow and placed 2nd in Smallbore Rifle CMP (open sight), to Natalie McAlpin who placed 2nd in Smallbore Rifle Silhouette, to Ford Deere who placed 6th in Advanced Shotgun (junior), and to Zack Womack who placed 6th in Advanced Shotgun (senior)
Good luck to all of those who qualified for State: Tyler Strickland, Karlie Glascock, Ford Deere, Zack Womack, Jacob Madden, Kevin Albritton, Natalie McAlpin, Anna McAlpin

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