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District 4-H Judging Contests – Entomology Judging or Meats Judging – DUE
March 22, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Judging contests are designed for teams of 3 – 4 members in the same age division (Junior – grades 3 – 5, Intermediate (grades 6 – 8, Senior – Grades 9 – 12) to demonstrate their skills in evaluation and observation. Members use the knowledge and skills they have about the subject matter to place the class from best to worst and also develop public speaking skills through learning how to present reasons on why they placed a class as they did. Registration will be on 4-H Connect from Mar. 14th – 22nd. Select 2015-2016 District 10 Entomology Contest or 2015 – 2016 District 10 Meats Judging Contest. Cost is $10 per individual payable by credit card.
Entomology Judging is Saturday, April 9th at the Bexar County 4-H office in S-208. -Entomology Identification – Identify selected insects and complete a written examination on insects. Questions will be selected primarily from “Study Materials for 4-H Entomology Contests”. See more study materials on the State 4-H website at http://entomology.tamu.edu/extension/youth/4-h/4h-contest/.
You must be academically eligible to compete at these District Contests. Eligibility form is available on our website at https://bexar-tx.tamu.edu/files/2011/11/Ento-Contest-2016.pdf and is due to our office by Friday, April 1st.
Meats Judging is Wednesday, April 20th in San Angelo. -Meats Judging – Meat judging and identification is the evaluation and selection of cuts of meats from beef, swine and sheep species. See more study materials on the State 4-H website at http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/projects/meat-science/. This contest will be conducted by ASU for Districts 7 and 10.
You must be academically eligible to compete at these District Contests. Eligibility form is available on our website at https://bexar-tx.tamu.edu/files/2011/11/Meats-Contest-2016.pdf and is due to our office by Wednesday, April 13th.