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Veterinary Science Skill-a-thon Contest – DUE
March 25, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Veterinary Science Skill-a-thon is a competitive event designed to test the knowledge and skills that a 4-H member (grades 6 – 12) can gain through their involvement in a Veterinary Science project. There are several components to the contest. The Written Exam is to test the participant’s subject matter knowledge. The Skills Exam tests the hands-on or experiential learning and is the largest component of the contest. The Identification (ID) Exam will include Veterinary Instruments, Breeds (cattle, horses, sheep, goats, swine, dogs, and cats), Parasites, and Internal Organs. Finally, the Communication portion of the contest helps to develop research and public speaking skills. This contest will be Thursday, June 9 at College Station. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 25th. Applications must be emailed directly to Dr. Joe Mask at Joe.Mask@ag.tamu.edu. The contest will be limited to the twenty (25) applicants in each level, for a total maximum of fifty (50) participants. Guidelines and entry form are available here.