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4-H Youth Development

Kansas State 4-H Office
201 Umberger Hall
1612 Claflin Road
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5981 fax

2017 Dog Conference & Quiz Bowl - "Dogs 'Я' Game"

What: The Kansas 4-H Dog Conference & Quiz Bowl

Educational Classes:  Track 1: 1. Obedience Training Games; 2. Leather Dog Collar Stamping; 3. Creepy Crawlies that Can Hurt your Dog.

Track 2 is open only to current dog teams or dog teams ready to advance into more advanced obedience classes. There will be special obedience training for Graduate Novice, Open A & B, Utility A & B Only. Participants must chose Track 1 classes or follow Track 2. It is not possible to mix-and-match tracks.

The conference will have a special "Minute to 4-H It" contest, a Dogopoly Hunt, dog skill-a-thon, quiz bowl, plus s'mores and much more.

The mini dog quiz bowl for 7-9-year olds will be continued.  Youth will learn how quiz bowls work in a fun, non-threatening environment with lots of hands-on activities to teach new dog skills.  Youth participating in the mini quiz bowl may not compete in the general dog quiz bowl on a team or as an individual.

All youth must be chaperoned by parent or 4-H leader. County groups will be housed in the same cottage and all dogs must be on leash or kenneled in your room. Owners must pick up and bag after dogs.  

When: October 21-22, 2017

Where: Rock Springs 4-H Center, near Junction City, KS

Who: 4-H members 7-18 years of age.  Only one dog is allowed per youth participant that must be noted on the registration form.  Dogs are optional and may be included in the conference to aid in their socialization skills.  However, youth do not have to bring a dog to participate.  Parents, volunteer leaders and KSRE staff are also invited.

Registration: Registration is currently open through the CVent 4-H system by visiting: http://www.kansas4-h.org/events/index.html.

Registration Fee:  Cost is $110.00 for full-time participants, $65.00 for Saturday only and $45.00 for Sunday only. T-shirts and hoodies may be ordered on-line for an additional cost of $11.00 and $27.00 respectively.

Registration Deadline:  October 8, 2017, 11:59 p.m.  There is a $25 cancellation fee once participants have registered on CVent through October 8, 2017.  No refunds will be given beginning on October 9, 2017.