4-H Livestock Projects

Local 4-H Livestock Show Websites

Milam County Junior Livestock Show

Rockdale Fair

Eligibility Forms

Major Shows:


State Fair of Texas and HOT Major Show Entries

State Fair and Heart O’ Texas Entries are open and entry deadline will be Monday, August 15, 2022 at 5:00pm. No late entries will be accepted.

Below are entry forms for both shows. Forms may also be picked up and filled out at our office as well. Reminder, when filling out your entry forms for statewide shows, please use Milam County 4-H rather than your specific club name. Exact cash or checks can be made payable to Milam County 4-H. This is not for judging teams.

2022 State Fair Entry Form

2022 HOT Fair Entry Form

A few updates about fall majors that you need to be aware of this year:

2022 State Fair of Texas: September 30 – October 23

-Electronic Signature now required with paper entry worksheet and payment.

-Early Access Move In Pass for scheduled arrival times will be sold through the entry portal on Tuesday, September 6th.

-Note rule changes in exhibitor handbook

Livestock Exhibitors | State Fair of Texas (bigtex.com)

2022 Heart O’ Texas Fair: September 28 – October 16

-Note major schedule changes for all species.

-Showmanship shows for all species will be held on move-in day. It is still free to enter, but it must be marked on the livestock entry form.

2023 Heart ‘O Texas Show Guide

Holiday Classic

The clinic is November 4-6, 2022 at the Bell County Expo. It is FREE!!!! Open to all youth in grades 3-12th. Please see the 4-H AG website for more information! The Holiday Classic Clinics and Prospect Shows are intended to provide an educational opportunity for new families participating in the livestock project area. The main purpose is to teach the basic principles of livestock management as they relate to facilitiy maintenance, selection, nutrition, animal health, handling, showmanship, and transportation. http://counties.agrilife.org/mc4h/4-h-livestock-projects/


Quality Counts

The newly updated Quality Counts system is now available to 4-H livestock exhibitors. The new curriculum has been designed to better equip our youth livestock exhibitors with the most relevant and timely information related to the livestock project area. Focused on quality assurance and character education, Quality Counts is designed to teach young people the importance of displaying good character in carrying out livestock projects, and in every aspect of their lives.

**There is a very important one-pager attached with detailed instructions of how students should enroll/login to the course.

ALL EXHIBITORS will need to re-certify under the new system if you plan to show a livestock project at any Major livestock show in Texas.

QC Enrollment



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