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4-H Horse Stampede and Companion Animal Challenge

7:30 am
Animal Sciences Complex Room: South Entrance
Additional Info: ANSC
The University of Nebraska—Lincoln Extension is pleased to announce its annual 4-H Horse Stampede and Companion Animal Challenge, April 1, 2017, at the UNL Animal Science Building, East Campus.

This combined event is open to youths ages 10-18 years old. Youths can compete in demonstrations, horse and dog quiz bowls, dog skillathon, art, photography, and speech contests. Speech contests can be done from a distance through adobe connect.

“These contests are a great opportunity for youth to gain valuable life skills and participate with other youth in animal related contests where you do not actually need an animal to participate,” Lena Luck, Youth Extension Equine Specialist, said.

Registration for 4-H Horse Stampede begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program commences at 8 a.m. For more information on 4-H Horse Stampede, contact Luck at Contest rules and entry forms are available at: Entries are due March 10 to the county office.

Registration for 4-H Companion Animal Challenge begins at 8:30 a.m. The program commences at 9 a.m. with quiz bowl followed by demonstrations and contests. Contest rules and entry forms are available at: Mail in your 4-H Companion Animal Challenge entries, by March 10, to Lisa Karr, University of Nebraska Lincoln, C204e Animal Science, Lincoln, NE 68583-0908.

Stampede: Lena Luck - or Becca Gunderson -

Companion Animal Challenge: Lisa Karr -

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This event originated in 4-H Youth Development Calendar.