The 2017 State 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon took place September 15 and the Livestock Judging Contest took place September 16 on the South Dakota State University campus at the Animal Science Complex.
For ten years now, the 4-H has been promoting the sciences through the 4-H National Science Experiment and National Youth Science Day (NYSD). During NYSD, thousands of youth, volunteers, and educators across the nation take part in a hands-on experiments that expose them to activities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
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
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 dog project members exhibit their accomplishments during the State 4-H Dog Show, held annually in Mitchell, SD.
The South Dakota 4-H State Finals Rodeo is held each year in Fort Pierre on the Stanley County Fairgrounds. Youth qualify for the South Dakota 4-H State Finals Rodeo, through competition and placing at regional rodeos held throughout SD.
The 2017 State Horse Show will be held July 17-19 in Huron at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds.
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.