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4-H Youth Photo Exhibits Featured in 2020 South Dakota 4-H Calendar

November 04, 2019

Photos taken by 40 South Dakota 4-H members from 25 counties will be featured in the 2020 South Dakota 4-H calendar.

2019 Beginner Livestock Skill-A-Thon Top-5 Individuals holding their awards.

State Livestock Judging & Skill-a-Thon Results & Recognition

View results from the annual 4-H state livestock judging and skill-a-thon competitions.

Cover for the 2019 SDSU Extension State Fair book

State Fair

View the fair book, schedules, score sheets, handbooks and more on the State Fair page. Visit this page often to view the latest information.

White dog with teal collar running down path.

State Dog Show Results & Recognition

View results from the annual 4-H State Dog Show.

a group of young people standing in front of the US Capitol building

South Dakota 4-H Boosts Leadership Skills and Civic Engagement Through 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus

August 08, 2019

Learning about political processes in the vibrant, living classroom of the nation’s capital, 38 South Dakota 4-H youth participated in Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), an intensive 4-H civic engagement program for high school youth. The program was held at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md., on June 15-23.

4-H Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), 4-H Leadership & Personal Development Project

Horse judging, 4-H, Horse Show

State Horse Show Results & Recognition

4-H members have the opportunity to showcase their horse project work at the annual South Dakota State 4-H Horse Show.

Group of teens filling out worksheet, 4-H, Livestock Skill-a-thon

State Livestock Judging

4-H youth are given the opportunity to develop critical thinking, communication and teamwork skills through the livestock judging project.

Group of teens filling out worksheet, 4-H, Livestock Skill-a-thon
Sep 20

2019 4-H State Livestock Judging & Skill-a-Thon

Join us on the South Dakota State University Campus in Brookings on September 20-21, 2019 for the State 4-H Livestock Judging & Skill-a-Thon contests.

4-H Livestock Judging, 4-H Livestock Skill-a-Thon

an image of three young women standing outside the White House.

SDSU Extension 4-H Sends 4-H Members to National 4-H Conference

April 29, 2019

South Dakota 4-H members attended the National 4-H Conference held at the National 4-H Conference Center; in Chevy Chase, Md., April 5 – April 11, 2019.

National 4-H Conference

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4HOnline & FairEntry

Instructions for using 4HOnline and FairEntry.