Category Archives: South Dakota 4-H
The Black Hills Stock Show Youth Day will be January 30th at the Central States Fairgrounds and Walter Taylor 4-H Building in Rapid City.
- beef cook-off
- dog show
- livestock judging
- beef bust
- horse quiz bowl
The registration deadline is January 15. Find more information at: http://igrow.org/up/resources/01-4042-2015.pdf
South Dakota 4-H
Quotes to Live By Essay Contest
Deadline – January 31, 2016
For Grades: 4, 7, 9
Contest Promotes: The contest promotes reading, reflection, critical thinking and composition skills as youth write about the importance of having good character.
Who May Participate: All South Dakota Schools/Home Schools/Individual 4-H members are eligible to participate. Schools must judge their entries locally, and may send five winning entries in each class/per grade/per school to South Dakota 4-H.
Statewide Winning Essays: Five winning essays will be selected in each grade statewide. Cash prizes and awards will be given to the winners in each grade level.
1st Place — $200
2nd Place — $150
3rd Place — $100
4th Place — $75
5th Place — $50
What to Base Essays On: Essays must be based on one Quotes to Live By – Wise and Enduring Truths Maxims relating to character education (pages 5-19 of the South Dakota Quotes to Live By Maxims & Educational Guide).
Deadline – January 31, 2016: Yearly, teachers are surveyed to understand how the Quotes to Live By Essay Contest impacted their students and their classrooms.
Links for the 2016 SD 4-H Quotes to Live By Essay Contest:
State 4-H 2016 Official Contestant Packet Quotes to Live By Essay Contest – http://igrow.org/up/resources/01-4029-2015.pdf
South Dakota 4-H Quotes to Live By Maxims & Educational Guide – http://igrow.org/up/resources/01-4030-2015.pdf