Upcoming 4-H Livestock Events and Updates

4-WayLivestockImageThere are several exciting events coming up that we wanted to make sure everyone is aware of. Also, attached at the link below is a newsletter from the NCDA Livestock Marketing Division regarding updates to the 2013 NC State Fair.  Please take a moment to browse through this so you are aware of important deadlines and changes.   If you have any questions about any of these events or if we can help you with anything else please let us know.

Livestock Newsletter Spring 2013

What: NC Junior Beef Roundup
When: June 1-2, 2013
Where: Raleigh, NC State Fair Grounds
Who:  This event is open to all youth.  It provides a poster contest, photography contest, and skillathon contest that any kid can participate in and does not have to be showing cattle.  Additionally, there is a heifer, steer, and showmanship contest held as well.  We are working with two hotels from group rates for this event and if you would like more information on them please let me know.
http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/an_sci/extension/animal/4hyouth/jbru06.htm

What: Livestock Judging Clinic
When: June 13, 2013
Where: NCSU Beef Educational Unit
Who:  This event is open to all youth ages 9-18 that want to learn more about evaluating livestock.  Additional information is attached to this email.

What: Livestock Skillathon Clinic
When: June 14, 2013
Where: NCSU Beef Educational Unit
Who: This event is open to all youth ages 9-18 who want to learn more about the Skillathon competition.  Additional information is attached to this email.
For this event we are working with the Holiday Inn Express & Suites off of Gorman Street.  Please book your rooms through the link below and use the promotional codes offer.
Your *20 rooms* have been blocked for arrival *June 12, 2013* and departure *June 14, 2013* Reservations must be made no later than *May 22, 2013.* To make reservations, your guests can call 919-854-0001or 1-800-HOLIDAY. Guest should request group code *NAL *or group title *NCSU 4-H Livestock .

What: NC State 4-H Livestock Events
When: July 15-17 (15th classes of Livestock, 16th, Judging Contest, 17th Skillathon and Quiz Bowl Contests)
Where: NCSU Beef Educational Unit
Who:  This event is open to all 4-H members ages 9-18.
For this event we are working with the Holiday Inn Express & Suites off of Gorman Street.  Please book your rooms through the link below and use the promotional codes offer.
Your *20 rooms* have been blocked for arrival *July 15, 2013* and departure *July 17, 2013* Reservations must be made no later than *June 28, 2013.* To make reservations, your guests can call 919-854-0001 or 1-800-HOLIDAY. Guest should request group code *H4L *or group title *NCSU 4-H Livestock .

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