Welcome to the 2022 -2023 4-H Year! We are so excited to get things kicked off in District 1!
Our District 4-H Council Officers have met and planned a very exciting year! The theme for the year is: Find Your Groove in District 1 4-H
September 1 – November 30 – “Pages of The Plains” service project brought to you by the District 1 4-H Council.
This Fall the District 1 4-H Council will focus on and promote Literacy. We have created a service project, “Pages of the Plains,” that will promote competition amongst the counties in D1 to collect books to be locally donated, as well as encourage members to read to their community and create free libraries! The winning county will be announced at the D1 4-H Winter Social. More information coming SOON!
September 16 – 24 – D1 4-H Council Booth at the Tri State Fair
Come visit our District 1 4-H Council Officers, as well as various Texas 4-H Ambassadors from D1, at the D1 4-H Council booth! It will be located in the Rex Baxter Building! The booth will have games, 4-H Flyers, promotional items, and a photo booth prop! For more information about Tri State Fair click here: https://www.tristatefair.com/
October 1 – Youth Task Force Applications Due
Youth Task Force is an opportunity for high school aged 4-H members to help facilitate contests at Big Fun in D1. It is an excellent one-day leadership opportunity! Click here for the application: https://forms.gle/2aYD7yrrtJ1UJBxm6
October 3-7 – National 4-H Week
Check out this list of challenges the District 1 4-H Council members have for you! We have also created a template script for you to use for “Talk Tuesday.” Click here for resources, press templates & scripts: https://texas4-h.tamu.edu/events/national-4-h-week/
October 24-26 – Fall Big Fun in D1
CHECK WITH YOUR COUNTY AGENT FOR REGISTRATION DEADLINE! Contests will include Food Show, Consumer Decision Making, Ag Product ID, Food Challenge, Livestock Quiz Bowl, Horse Quiz Bowl, and FCH Quiz Bowl. All information can be found here: https://d14-h.tamu.edu/d1-events/district-1-4-h-contests/
December 1o – District 1 4-H Winter Social
Come socialize and ice skate with us at the Amarillo Civic Center! We will also have a District Council business meeting, complete a service project for the Ronald McDonald House, and enjoy snacks and hot chocolate. Register by December 4th! Only $5!
Sneak Peek of the Spring:
March 31 – D1 Meat Judging Contest
April 1 – “4-H Beyond the Project” A leadership seminar for volunteers and intermediate and senior 4-H members. An opportunity to learn more about district, state, and national 4-H opportunities!
April 20-22 – Spring Big Fun in D1