The 4-H Shooting Sports program develops safe shooting habits in youth ages 8-19. Students practice under the guidance of certified instructors and coaches who have received over 15 hours of training in the areas of safety, techniques, coaching and youth development
South Dakota 4-H dog project members exhibit their accomplishments during the State 4-H Dog Show, held annually in Mitchell, SD.
The 2017 State 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon will take place September 15 and the Livestock Judging Contest will take place September 16 on the South Dakota State University campus in the Animal Science Complex.
The 2017 State Horse Show will be held July 17-19 in Huron at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds.
The South Dakota State Fair is the result of countless hours of dedication by 4-H members, parents, volunteers and staff. This page has been created as your go-to source for all of the information you need for 4-H exhibits at this year's fair.
South Dakota 4-H proudly recognizes the outstanding marksmanship of state record holders across all shooting disciplines. State records are recorded each year at the annual South Dakota 4-H Shooting Sports State Shoot.
The deadline for submitting Ownership Verification Affidavits (OVA), Horse Forms, Dog Forms, and YPQA+ Certification is June 1. As this date approaches, the State 4-H Office wants to remind you of some key points to keep in mind when completing these forms.
Volunteers are the heart of 4-H and without them we would not be able to reach as main youth and offer the variety of programs and projects we do in SD. This page has been created as your go-to source for all of the information you need to become a 4-H Volunteer and stay up-to-date on current topics and requirements.
The 4-H Market Sheep division at the South Dakota State Fair has a new look. Instead of only three lots (white-faced meat-type, black-/speckled-face meat-type, and wool-type), the show has been expanded to include breeds and crossbred classifications. Since it is impractical to require registration papers for these lambs, a classifying system has been adopted to sort lambs into lots.