4-H Livestock Information
Information for 4-H members enrolled in a livestock project who will be showing at the county or state fair or Kansas Junior Livestock Show.
KSF-KJLS Livestock Nomination process
Visit the State Youth Livestock Program website for all Kansas State Fair and Kansas Junior Livestock Show animal Nomination information. Read carefully and pay attention to deadlines- they are firm.
Step-by-step nomination process information: 2017 Rookies Guide to Nominating Livestock
What are the nomination dates?
May 1- Market Steers and Market Heifers
June 15- Commercial Heifers, Market Lambs, Commercial Ewes, Market Hogs, Commercial Gilts, and ALL Meat Goats (Market Goats, Commercial Does, and Registered Does)
4-H /FFA Commercial Female Certificate
A commercial female is one without registration papers or not eligible to register in a breed association. Fill out a female certificate and return it to the Extension Office by May 1 of the year to be showed.
Livestock Events Across the State
The KSU Youth Livestock Program website recently updated a tab for Camps, Clinics, and Local Events. This may include workshops, showmanship clinics, judging camps or contests, skillathon practices, etc. If you are looking for other livestock events, go to this link: https://www.asi.k-state.edu/research-and-extension/youth-programs/