Events for 2012 - 2013
   

September

   

14

The Big E begins

   

15

4-H Day at the Big E

   

30

The Big E ends

   

30 - Oct 1

National 4-H Dairy Conference

   

   

October

   

13

Farm Festival at the 4-H Education Center at Auer Farm (11 AM - 4 PM)

   

19

Hartford County 4-H Fair Association Annual Meeting and Awards Night (6:30 PM - Auditorium, Library Building, UConn West Hartford Campus, 1800 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford)

   

27

Hartford County 4-H Leader Banquet at La Notte in East Windsor

   

   

November

   

10

Due date for the youth member recognition form. This form is required for youth members who are applying to be a delegate to Citizenship Washington Focus or 4-H National Conference. Forms are due at the 4-H Office on Nov. 10 or postmarked prior to midnight of this day.

   

16

Fair Association Monthly Meeting (tentative)

   

   

December

   

21

Fair Association Monthly Meeting

   

   

January

   

12

Hartford County 4-H Fair Association Fundraising Kickoff - 6 PM at the First Congregational Church, 837 Main St., East Hartford, CT

   

12

Public Speaking Workshop - 2 PM at the New London County Extension Center

   

18

Fair Association Montly Meeting

   

19

Tri-County 4-H Food Show - 9:30 AM to 3 PM in the Zachs Community Room, School of Social Work, Greater Hartford UConn Campus.

   

26

Snow date for the Tri-County 4-H Food Show

   

February

   

1

Registration due for the Connecticut 4-H Expressive Arts Day - This includes fashion review, photography, sewing, art, textile arts and talent show.

   

 

Entries for the 2013 National 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest

   

 

CT ESE 4-H Beef Steer entries are due to Laura Marek. (Steers must be tagged by Feb. 1.)

   

2

State 4-H Fair Association Training (UConn Greater Hartford Campus)

   

9

Tri-County Public Speaking for Hartford, Litchfield & Tolland counties (Snow date is Feb. 16)

   

15

Fair Association Monthly Meeting

   

23

State 4-H Sheep Project Clinic (UConn Storrs Campus)

   

State 4-H Horse Communications Contest (UConn Storrs Campus)

   

State 4-H Hippology Contest (UConn Storrs Campus)

   

24

State 4-H Horse Judging Contest

   

March

   

9

Connecticut 4-H Expressive Arts Day (UConn Greater Hartford Campus)

   

15

Fair Association Monthly Meeting

   

16

State 4-H Dairy & Beef Day (UConn Storrs Campus)

   

State 4-H Horse Bowl Contest

   

April

   

1

4-H Horse applications and verification forms due to county office for ESE 4-H Horse Show consideration

   

6-11

National 4-H Conference (National 4-H Youth Conference Center, Chevy Chase, MD)

   

12-14

AYHC (American Youth Horse Council) Conference hosted by Connecticut

   

19

Fair Association Monthly Meeting

   

May

   

1

Animal verification forms due to county 4-H office for dairy cattle projects.

   

New England Dairy Program (ESE) applications due.

   

Enrollment forms due to county 4-H office in order to show at the current year's 4-H fairs.

   

CT ESE 4-H Beef Heifer entries due to Laura Marek.

   

4

New England Dog Clinic (Tolland Agriculural Center - 8:30 AM to 4 PM)

   

17

Fair Association Monthly Meeting

   

June

   

1

CT 4-H Recognition Forms due to the State 4-H Office for selection to National 4-H Dairy Conference and National 4-H Congress. Check with local county extension office for the date in May when the applications will need to be received at the county office.

   

Animal verification forms due to the county 4-H office for animal projects with the exception of dairy cattle.

   

21

Fair Association Monthly Meeting

   

23-29

Citzenship Washington Focus (National 4-H Youth Conference Center, Chevy Chase, MD)

   

July

   

19

Fair Association Monthly Meeting.

   

26-28

New London County 4-H Exposition (North Stonington Fairgrounds)

   

August

   

2-4

Middlesex & New Haven County 4-H Fair (Durham Fairgrounds)

   

Windham County 4-H Fair (Brooklyn Fairgrounds)

   

3-4

Litchfield County 4-H Fair (Goshen Fairgrounds)

   

9-11

Tolland County 4-H Fair (TAC, Vernon, CT)

   

16-18

Hartford County 4-H Fair (Four Town Fair Grounds, Somers, CT)