2017 Baltimore County 4-H Program Calendar

January
  • Beef & Dairy Steer Ownership deadline January 1st of
    current year.
    Tagging for Beef and Dairy Steers – 
    1/7/17 @ 8:00 a.m.
    (snow date is 1/14/17)
  • MD 4-H Gala 1/15/17 – Carriage Rm.,
    Laurel Park
  • MD Horse World Expo and 4-H Art Contest
    1/20 – 1/22/17
  • Winter Workshop – 1/14/17 @ 4-H Office – Snow date 1/28/17
  • Officer’s Training
    1/26/17 @ 6:30 p.m.
    @ 4-H Office 

February

  • Record Books, Senior Portfolios and Award Nominations due 2/1/17 (no extended deadlines without extenuating circumstances)
  • Public Speaking and Demonstration workshop  2/9/17 6:00pm
  • 4-H Day in Annapolis 2/20/17
  • 4-H Open House 02/17/17 Snow date 02/24/17

March

  • MD Livestock Skillathon – 3/4/17 – Hagerstown, MD
  • Hippology Clinic – TBD Carroll County Extension
  • Horse Bowl Contest, Plant Science Building, University of MD, College Park
  • Beef Skillathon Team Finalists
  • Achievement Day – Sunday 3/19/17@ 3:00 p.m. (Oregon Ridge-Sequoia Room)
  • Public Speaking Contest & Demonstration Day – 3/10/17 @ 6:30 p.m.
  • National 4-H
    Conference –
    3/25 - 30, 2017

April

  • Intent to show
    swine, lamb, goats, Commercial beef heifers, Commercial breeding sheep 4/1/17
  • Champion Chow – 04/02/17 @ 3:00pm
  • Dairy Bowl – April 22, 2017 –
    ANSC Bldg UMCP
  • MD Day – 4/29/17 –
    UMD College Park
  • State Communications Contest – 4/29/17
  • MD Engineering camp – 4/21-23/17





May

  • Member enrollment deadline to show in County Fair 5/1/17
  • Triple Crown Horse Weekend: Horse Judging/Hippology/
    Bowl
    5/6/2017, University of MD, College Park
  • MD Sheep & Wool Festival 5/6 – 5/7/17
  • Sheep and Wool Skillathon 5/7/17
  • Ownership date for swine, lamb, goats, Commercial beef heifers, Commercial breeding sheep 5/1/17
  • Tagging for swine, lamb, goats, Commercial beef heifers, Commercial breeding sheep – 5/13/17
  • Wills Fair, Howard County – 5/20/17

June

  • County Fair Entries, Horse and Dog Cards due June 1st of
    current year.
  • Animal Lease forms due June 1st of current year.
  • Day Camp – 6/26-6/30/17 Oregon Ridge – 30th field trip   
  • Maryland 4-H Congress, College Park, MD

July

  • Public Relation
    Efforts by Clubs
    form due 7/1/17
    Quality Assurance
    due July 1
  • MD Horse Jamboree, Patuxent River 4-H Center
  • MD 4-H Horse Communications Contest, Patuxent River 4-H Center
  • Baltimore County Fair 7/8/17 set up & 7/13-7/15/17 Fair
  • MD 4-H Horse Jamboree/
    Communication Contest Westminster,
    MD   TBD
  • STEM Camp 7/17/17 - 7/21/17

August

  • MD State Fair 8/23 – 9/4/17

September

  • MD 4-H/FFA Judging - State Fair (Dairy, Livestock, Poultry, Rabbit, Horticulture)
    9/2/17
  • State Marksmanship Contest  09/10/17
  • Club financial report and property inventory form due county office 9/15/17
  • Club Leader Training & Club Re-enrollment Mtg. 9/16/17 @ 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest - All Amercan Dairy Sho, Harrisburg, PA 9/16-18, 2017
  • World Dairy Expo Judging Contest, MAdison, WI 9/29-10/3/2017
October
  • 4-H National
    Youth Science Day- 10/4/17
  • National 4-H week
    10/01 – 10/07/17
  • Keystone International Livestock Expo, Livestock Judging Contest, Harrisburg, PA
    10/6-10/8/2017, Harrisburg, PA
  • Maryland 4-H Dog Bowl Contest 10/29/2017
    ANSC Building, University of MD, College Park

November

  • Record Book Training 11/10/17 @ 6:30 p.m.
  • IRS 9990-N e-Postcard (Club Tax reporting) 11/15/17 (fiscal year
    July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017)

December

  • Steer Livestock Registration 12/8/17
  • Member/Volunteer enrollments, mandatory charter renewal forms, club by-laws, club annual calendar, AA form & club information sheet due 12/31/17
  • Future dates are tentative. Check for date/time changes and most up to date information in your Newsletter.
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