University of Maryland Extension

Dairy Skillathon

The NEW 2020 Maryland 4-H Dairy Skillathon will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the University of Maryland Extension-Carroll County Office at 700 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster, MD. Check in begins at 9:30 AM and the contest begins at 10 AM

The Dairy Skillathon is a contest in which individuals compete. There are NO team entries. There is a $5.00 entry fee for each contestant that the Howard County 4-H Foundation will cover.  Individual contestants for this statewide competition must be approved and pre-registered by the county office.  If you are planning to participate, please email Sheryl Bennett at with the following information by Tuesday, January 21st:  Name, Address, Date of Birth, and whether you are a junior, intermediate or senior.  Additionally, I have some resources at the office and would be glad to provide if you email me to request.  Other resources can be found at

LUNCH WILL BE ON YOUR OWN. Contestants will be released for lunch on their own immediately following completion of all stations of their respective age divisions. Counties/groups may have lunch delivered to the office or they may leave to eat at one of the many restaurants in the nearby area. Awards will be presented at 2:00 p.m.


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