Calendar of Events 2015-16

2015-2016 4-H Calendar as a PDF
SEPTEMBER
September 1 Membership Registration for new year begins - Dues to county agents
Deadline for SC State Fair - Youth Open Horse Show Registration
September 19 ArborOne's 2015 Aim-for-Ag Sporting Clays Tournament
September 24-27 Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference, Crosswell, TN
September 27-30 National 4-H Dairy Conference, Madison, WI
OCTOBER
October 1-4 4-H Volunteer Conference of the Southern States, Rock Eagle, GA
October 4-10 National 4-H Week
October 7 National Youth Science Day
October 7-18 Tractor Supply Fall Paper Clover Campaign
October 10 CAFLS Tailgate - Football Game at Clemson University - Clemson vs Georgia Tech
October 14-25 South Carolina State Fair - Columbia, SC
October 20 Barrow Project Show
October 23-25 Youth Open Horse Show and Scholarship Event at State Fair - Columbia, SC
October 24 4-H Day at the Fair
State 4-H Healthy Lifestyles Competition
NOVEMBER
November 6-8 2015 Eastern Nationals 4-H Horse Roundup, Louisville, KY
November 14 4-H/FFA Final Meat Goat Show
November 27-Dec 1 NATIONAL 4-H CONGRESS – Atlanta, GA

DECEMBER
December 9 Early bird Registration for Miss 4-H Pageant
Happy Holidays
JANUARY
January 1 Registration Deadline for Miss 4-H Pageant
Meat Goat Project Awards Banquet
January 9 Miss 4-H Pageant - Laurens, SC
January 29-31 Healthy Lifestyles Summit - Columbia, SC
FEBRUARY
February 5 Postmark Deadline for 4-H Hippology & Horse Bowl Registrations
February 5-7 JUNIOR 4-H WEEKEND
February 20 4-H Horse Bowl Contest, Clemson University 
February 21 4-H Hippology Contest, Clemson University 
February Dairy Heifer Project Registration Deadline
MARCH
March STATE 4-H LEGISLATIVE DAY- Columbia, SC  (tentative)
State Garden Project
March 5 4-H 4K Race - York County
March 4-6
4-H  SENIOR TEEN WEEKEND
March 4-5 State 4-H/FFA Dairy Contests/Spring Dairy Show - Clemson, SC (tentative)
March 12                                4-H Horse Judging Clinic, CU Equine Center -  Clemson University
March 13-14 State Forestry Clinic at Web Wildlife Center
March 15 Postmark Deadline for State 4-H Horse Show Intent to Show & Lease Forms
Deadline for Horse Judging Contest Entries
March 19 SOUTH CAROLINA SPORTING CLAY TOURNAMENT – Live Oaks-Swansee, SC
APRIL
April 2 State 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Contest – Clemson, SC
April 9                    STATE ENGINEERING EVENT
State Poultry Judging Contest – Clemson, SC
April 10-14 NATIONAL 4-H CONFERENCE – Chevy Chase, MD
April 16                   
Horse Judging Contest - Clemson University
April 23                 
State 4-H Communications Contest (Horse Contest Included) – Columbia, SC
April 28-May 8            
TRACTOR SUPPLY SPRING PAPER CLOVER CAMPAIGN (tentative)
April 25 Dairy Heifer Project Kick-Off   - Saluda, SC (tentative)
MAY
May 1 PORTFOLIOS DUE IN THE STATE OFFICE
Glen Krohn Volunteer Award Nominations Due in State Office
Postmark Deadline for the SC 4-H Horse Record Book Entries
May Pre Kick-Off Goat Clinic – Newberry, SC
May 15 Market Steer Project Registration Deadline (tentative)
Postmark Deadline for State 4-H Horse Show 
Deadline for Creative Contest Entry Forms, Fees and Essay/Poems
JUNE
June 1 Club Award Applications due to the State Office
Community Service and Horse Promotion Activities due to State 4-H Horse Program Office for Outstanding Club Award
Barrow Project: Registration Deadline (tentative)
June 6-10 Wild at Webb Camp – Webb Wildlife Camp  
June 11 State Meat Goat Project Kick-Off   Newberry, SC (tentative)
June 13 Deadline for 4-H Horsemanship Camp registration
June 15 Applications for 4-H Teen Council due in the State 4-H Office
June 17 Interviews for Presidential Tray and National Conference – Columbia, SC
June 22 Record Book Contest - Showmanship and Horsemen’s Phases, Garrison Arena
June 23 Creative Contest official judging – Clemson, State Show
June 21-25 STATE 4-H HORSE SHOW, Garrison Arena, Clemson, SC
June 30 Ambassador Reports due in the State 4-H Office
JULY
July  Southeast Dairy Youth Retreat  - Clemson, SC
July 5-9 SC 4-H Horsemanship Camp (Horses Required) – T. Ed Garrison Arena, Clemson, SC
July 13-16 STATE 4-H CONGRESS – CLEMSON UNIVERSITY
July 29 Deadline for Ambassador Applications
Deadline for Volunteer Leaders Symposium
July 28-August 2 Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships, Perry, GA
July 29-31 Junior Beef Round-Up – Clemson, SC
AUGUST
August 6 4-H AMBASSADOR TRAINING - Columbia
STATE 4-H VOLUNTEER LEADER’S SYMPOSIUM - Columbia
August State Food Plot Applications Due
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