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Colorado State 4-H Conference June 22-25

June 14, 2010

The Colorado State 4-H Conference brings together a community of young people from across the state, giving 4-H members, leaders, and Extension agents an opportunity to take part in some great training and to strengthen their leadership skills. The public is invited to attend the state contests that will be held throughout the conference.

4-H began a century ago as an educational program for the nation's rural youth.

Colorado State 4-H Conference
Tuesday, June 22 - Friday, June 25
Lory Student Center

Polishing leadership skills

The Colorado State 4-H Conference will once again be held at Colorado State University this year, June 22-25. Conferees will be housed in the Academic Village and in Summit Hall. The conference will take place in the Lory Student Center.

The conference brings 4-H members, leaders, and Extension agents together to strengthen their leadership skills.

Decade dance opens conference

The conference runs Tuesday, June 22 through Friday, June 25 and opens with the Decade Dance on Wednesday night. Participants will dress to match their favorite decades - the 60s, 70s, 80s, or the 90s.

Four hundred conferees

Almost 400 youth will be on campus attending the conference.

State contests to be held

The state contests being held during the conference include:

  • Hippology
  • Parliamentary procedure
  • Livestock judging
  • Horse judging
  • Consumer choices
  • Prepared speech
  • Horse public speaking contest
  • Impromptu speech
  • Avian bowl
  • Horse bowl
  • Livestock bowl

Want to watch a contest?

The contests are open to the public. Anyone wanting to watch a contest should come up to the second floor of the Lory Student Center to check in at the registration desk before they head to a contest.

Contact: Melissa Oliver