South Dakota 4-H members have the opportunity to participate in a variety of state events and educational opportunities.
View rules and resources for 4-H State Shooting Sports.
View the horse show guide, forms and horse advisory council information.
September 3-7, 2020
View the documents and forms to participate in the State 4-H Rodeo.
4-H youth are given the opportunity to develop critical thinking, communication and teamwork skills through the livestock judging project.
Science of Agriculture
The 4-H Science of Agriculture will engage 6th – 12th grade youth in exploring and developing science-based solutions to agricultural challenges in their communities. Youth will:
- Get excited about and interested in agriculture and STEM.
- Have a greater understanding and knowledge of food production and its importance in our economy and world.
- Gain 21st Century skills, including technology, health, business and economic literacy, critical thinking, problem solving, initiative and self-direction.
- Consider and connect with agricultural-related studies at the university level, while being exposed to and exploring future careers in agriculture.