4-H University - Ignite Your Vision

4-H U Theme Ignite your vision.

Due to COVID-19, 4-H University has been moved to an online format June 22-25. 7th-12th grade 4-Hers can participate in the fun for free! Registration deadline is May 5th. Although 4-H U will be online, there will be evening online assemblies, selection of Leadership Board Members, Announcement of Scholarship Winners, and Announcement of contest winners! For registration information, please email cbrady@agcenter.lsu.edu.

Looking for an opportunity to enhance your leadership within the local community and state? If you are in 9th-12th grades, you may want to consider running for a State 4-H Leadership Board! The available boards are

  • Executive
  • Citizenship
  • Fashion
  • Food & Fitness
  • Science, Engineering & Technology (SET)
  • Shooting Sports Ambassador
  • Wetlands Ambassador

If you are going into 11th grade, you may consider running for National Conference Delegate! Ask us more about these opportunities!

There are 26 contests being offered at 4-H University. 21 of those will be held during June 22-25. 5 will be held tentatively in person on Saturday, August 29.

List of Virtual Contests that need materials submitted prior to 4-H University week.

- 4-H Has Talent- held prior to June 22

- Automotive Entry and Release form and a photocopy of driver’s license or permit

- Career Prep Contest Documents

- Fashion Contests- All categories will be held prior to June 22

- Fishing Sports - fishing tournament

- Louisiana Chef: Recipe and Cooking-time

- Photography- Portfolio and Story

- Teens Driving Teens Safety

- Public Speaking - Any Category

Contests held virtually during 4-H U:

- Agriculture Demo

- FCS Demo

- Public Speaking: Any Other and CoOP

- - Career Preparation

Consumer Food Judging

- Sports Broadcasting

- Louisiana Chef

- Photography

- Teens Driving Teens

- Environmental Conservation Talk

- Insect Identification

- Outdoor Skills

- Automotive

- Consumer Decision Making

- Dog & Cat Science

- Fishing Sports

- Meats Judging

Contests held on August 29th:

- Dairy Judging

- Horse Judging

- Horticulture Judging

- Livestock Judging

- Poultry Judging

Ascension group at 4-H U around statue of Mike.

Important 4-H University Deadlines:

May 4th- State Wetland Ambassador Applications Due Online

May 11th- Leadership Board and National Conference Delegate Applications Due Online

May 11th- All registration paperwork due

June 22-25- Virtual 4-H University

August 29- Tentative In-person 4-H U Judging Contests

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