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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet is a monthly newsletter that provides valuable information to local Extension offices, as well as Kansas 4-H families. The deadlines posted may be different than those set by local Extension offices. In addition, local Extension offices may not be able to provide chaperones and/or transportation to statewide Kansas 4-H events, programs, trainings and activities. Always check with your local Extension office before registering.


Upcoming Deadlines
State 4-H deadlines for KSRE staff.

Upcoming Events

2019 State Horse Judging
The 2019 State Horse Judging Contest will be held on Friday, February 22nd, in conjunction with Equifest.
2019 Horse Panorama
The 2019 Horse Panorama will be held January 25-27 at Rock Springs. Rules and registration will be up shortly. The deadline for registration is January 15th.
Jam the Gym with 4-H and the Lady Wildcats BB Team!
Jam the Gym! Support 4-H and Cheer on the Lady Wildcats as they take on KU! Special game day t-shirt, ticket and concession voucher included
2019 Kansas 4-H Dog Judges’ Certification and Training Registration Opening Soon
The Kansas 4-H Dog Judges’ Certification and Training will be January 25-27, 2019, in South Hutchinson, Kansas, at the Hutchinson Kennel Club.
2019 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training (Repost)
The 2019 Kansas 4-H Ambassador Training will be February 22-23 at the Rock Springs 4-H Center near Junction City. It is open to all county/district 4-H ambassadors, interested teens, ambassador advisors and Extension staff.

Volunteer Development

Volunteer Engagement Webinar Series
Free Volunteer Development Webinar series starting January 29th.

Project Information

2019 BB Gun Match Changes
New for the 2019 Spring 4-H Shooting Sports Match, the the BB Gun Match will follow the Daisy National BB Gun Championship Match format.
2019 4-H Shooting Sports Certification Training - Rock Springs
The next 4-H Shooting Sports Training is scheduled, Friday - Sunday, April 5 - 7, 2019 at Rock Springs 4-H Center with Western Heritage/Cowboy Action beginning on Thursday, April 4.
4-H Shooting Sports Sporter and Open Air Pistol
Information on 4-H Shooting Sports pistol competition
New 2018-19 Dog Agility Closed Tunnel Specifications
Effective October 1, 2018, there is a mandatory change to the specifications of the Dog Agility Closed Tunnel, currently used in all levels of 4-H agility.


2019 Kansas 4-H Scholarships
Information about the Kansas 4-H State Scholarship program - applications are due by February 1, 2019.
2019 Kansas 4-H Dog Scholarship Details (Repost)
Earlier in 2018, the date for 4-H dog scholarship applications changed to a date much earlier than previous years. This article intends to ensure that all 2018-19 high school seniors and current college freshman are aware of this date change.

Professional Development

National Extension Conference on Volunteerism 2019 Request for Proposals
Proposals due October 31, 2018 for the National Extension Conference on Volunteerism 2019!
Secrets to Connecting with Generation iY
Join us for a zoom discussion of the book, Generation iY on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 10:15 a.m. We ask that you read the book prior to joining the webinar discussion. Author Tim Elmore shares his secrets to connecting with today's teens and young adults.
Read full announcement | From Diane Mack | November 15, 2018

Program Information

Kansas Junior Producer Days Scheduled
The 2019 Kansas Junior Producer Days have been scheduled! The Junior Swine Producer Day will be hosted on March 9, with Junior Meat Goat Producer Day being March 30. An optional YQCA instructor-led session will be held in conjunction with each junior day.

Other News

Prepare Kansas: Get ready for winter with a car kit and phone app
The days are growing shorter and colder. Get ready for winter travel and be sure to check out the phone app!

Global Citizenship Opportunities

Kansas AYP Students Selected for National Recognition
Kansas Academic Year Exchange Students were selected for recognition by States’ 4-H International Exchange Programs and the U. S. Department of State’s Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) in November.
AYP Host Families Can Apply Now for 2019-20
The ideal time to apply to host a student for the next school year is December or January.
2019 States’ 4-H Outbound Programs
Four Kansas 4-H’ers are scheduled to be interviewed for Costa Rica, Finland or Japan outbound exchanges on November 18.