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Calcasieu 4-H Calendar of Activites

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A printable copy of this calendar of events is available on the link at the bottom of the page.

This calendar includes all of the activity days, workshops, contest days, due dates, and livestock shows throughout the year that are being conducted for Calcasieu Parish 4-H members during the 2012-2013 4-H year.


6           Jr. Leader Meeting-10:00 a.m., 4-H Office


4-7       Southern Regional 4-H Volunteer Conference in Georgia

6           4-H Advisory Committee Meeting – 6:00-7:30 p.m.

10         Jr. Leader Meeting-7:00 p.m., 4-H Office

29         LSU vs. Towson Football Game & Tailgate Party


1           Parish Leader Training, 5:00 p.m., 4-H Office

7-13     National 4-H Week

8           Jr. Leader Meeting – 7:00 p.m., 4-H Office

13         Calcasieu-Cameron Fair Livestock Show, West Cal. Arena, Sulphur

15         Officer Training, 4:30 p.m., 4-H Office

15         Shooting Sports enrollment meeting, 6:00 p.m., Chalkley Room

16         Candy Distribution

16         Pet Show, 6:30 p.m., Burton Coliseum, Sheep and Swine Arena

20         Elementary Project Workshop Day- Gayle Hall, 8:30 a.m.

23-Nov 11         Louisiana State Fair/ Elimination Contest for cattle and sheep & swine educational trip, Shreveport, La.


1           Deadline for Parish 4-H Enrollment

1           Deadline for Beef Grazing Project Applications

3           Livestock Validation for breeding rabbit, market, breeding & commercial animals (beef, sheep, goat) except swine at the West Cal Arena from 8:00am – 11:00am

TBA    4-H Livestock Educational Trip – Swine, Louisville, KY

5          Livestock Validation for breeding rabbit, market, breeding & commercial animals (beef, sheep, goat) except swine at Burton Coliseum from 4:00pm – 7:00pm

5          Jr. Leader Meeting – 7:00 p.m., Burton Coliseum, Chalkley Room

7-12      4-H Livestock Educational Trip – Beef and Sheep, Louisville, KY

10          Calcasieu Cooks Commodity Cookery, 8:30 a.m., Burton Coliseum

19          Demonstration Workshop Day 9:00 – 4-H Office

20          Calcasieu Livestock Showmanship Clinic, 9:00 a.m., Burton Coliseum

20          Livestock Judging (Beef, Swine, Poultry, Dairy, Horse,) & Meats ID Contests 12:30 p.m., Burton Coliseum

23-27     National 4-H Congress Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

29         Livestock Validation for market & breeding swine: Burton Coliseum 1:00pm – 6:00pm


1             Livestock Validation for market & breeding swine: 
                8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Iowa High
                2:00 - 5:00 p.m. West Cal Arena
6             Pre-registration for Demonstration

8             Demonstration Day, 8:30 a.m., 4-H Office

10           Jr. Leader Meeting-7:00 p.m.-4-H Office

11          Parish, District Livestock Entries Due

15           Start Junior Beef Grazing Project

24-Jan 1     Holidays

January - 2013

14              Jr. Leader Meeting, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Office

3                Pre-registration for all Clothing Contests

5                Clothing Contests, Consumer Decision Making, Photography, Personal Development Contests- Gayle Hall, 8:30 a.m.

15              Key Club, Award of Excellence Applications, Honor Cord due in 4-H Office 

16-19         Parish Jr. Livestock Show

26-27         4-H Fashion Camp, Camp Grant Walker

26               Parish Jr. Livestock Sale

29-Feb 2     Southwest District Livestock Show


4              Jr. Leader Meeting, 7:00 p.m. – 4-H Office

9-16         LSU State Livestock Show

23             Public Speaking, Dog Care, Horticulture I.D., Insect, Wildlife, Consumer Foods Judging Contests-Gayle Hall, 8:30 a.m.

20             Rural Electric Youth Tour applications due

28-Mar 2         Southern Livestock Show, Poultry Show & Market Goat Show


1-3           Area 4 Challenge Camp

7              State 4-H Scholarship

8-10         State 4-H Leadership Conference, Camp Grant Walker

11             Jr. Leader Meeting, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Office

14             National 4-H Conference applications, LSU

16              Parish Shooting Sports Contest

16-17         Food and Fitness Camp for 12-13 year olds, Camp Grant Walker

21             Record Books due in 4-H Office

21-23        Southwest Louisiana Garden Festival, Burton Coliseum

27             Area Cookery Contests Recipe Due Date


5               Outstanding Individual 4-H’ers & 4-H Club Forms due in Office

8               Jr. Leader Meeting, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Office

8-10          Leap test, Statewide

16             State Ambassador Cookery Contests, Baton Rouge, LA

19-21       Youth Cooperative Conference – Camp Grant Walk

22             Calcasieu 4-H Awards Night, 6:30 p.m., Burton Coliseum-Chalkley Room

24            Area Cooking Contest Crowley, LA

25             4-H U Selection Meeting, 6:00 p.m., 4-H Office

25-28        Southern Regional Shooting Sports Competition


1-15         Close 4-H Rye-grass Grazing Projects

3              Organizational Leader Reports & Financial Summaries due

6              Calcasieu Volunteer Leader Banquet, 7:00 p.m., Burton Coliseum-Chalkley Room

10            Applications for State Board (citizenship, food & fitness, fashion, SET) & State Office

13            Jr. Leader Meeting, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Office

23-26        4-H Outdoor Skills Shooting Sports State Competition

TBA        4-H Advisory Committee Meeting, 4-H Office

TBA        Calcasieu Parish Horse Show, Burton Outdoor Arena

29             4-H Day at the Capital


5              Short Course Records, Clothing Garments Due

14-21       Rural Electric Youth Tour, Washington, D.C.

18-21       4-H University, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA

TBA       Calcasieu-Cameron Marsh Maneuvers


TBA        Southwest District Horse Show, Burton Outdoor Arena

10-14       State Horse Show, LSU, West Monroe

8-14         Citizenship Washington Focus Trip, Washington, D.C.

17             State Records due, LSU

22-26        4-H Summer Camp, Camp Grant Walker

22-26        Educational Trip to Orlando, Florida

22-27        Goat Educational Award Trip

30-Aug 5     Southern Regional 4-H Horse Show


TBA         Fashion & Food & Fitness Board Trip

TBA         Junior Wildlife Tour, LUMCON Camp, Port Fourchon

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