All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, May 24

Great Plains Livestock Judging Circuit

Colfax County

Date: Time: All Day Location: Colfax County
The Great Plains Livestock Judging Circuit is a lineup of contests held throughout the state giving youth the opportunity to perfect their skills in preparation for the Nebraska 4-H Premier Animal Science Event (PASE). Qualifying youth must attend a …

Northeast District 4-H Public Speaking Contest

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Wayne State College
Through the 4-H Public Speaking Contest, youth have an opportunity to write a speech or a public service announcement (PSA) that incorporates the topic of 4-H and deliver it to an audience.

Backyard Farmer

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Educational Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
Backyard Farmer is Nebraska’s place to go for all of your gardening information. It’s been on the air for over 65 seasons and runs from the first Thursday in April to usually the second week in September.

Senior Division 4-H Life Challenge & Pizza Party

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Fair Center
The Senior Division 4-H Life Challenge will be Thursday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m. Senior division youth (12 & over) will participate in Placing Classes and the Challenge. A $20.00 cash award will be given to the Champion & Reserve Champion. This contest …

Ongoing Events

Tractor Safety Training

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Fairgrounds
Nebraska Extension offers Tractor Safety Training for youth looking to become certified through a Hazardous Occupations Course. All youth, ages 14-15, working on a farm or ranch other than their own MUST be certified through a Hazardous Occupations …