University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

4-H Dairy Calendar

2016 4-H Dairy Calendar           Printable Version







February 16

UK Dairy Preview Day

UK Campus & Coldstream Dairy


February 27

Dairy Oral Reasons Workshop

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LaRue County Extension Office


March 25

State 4-H Dairy Jeopardy Contest

 Registration Deadline:  March 6

Barren County Extension Office


April 7-9

Kentucky National Show and Sale

KFEC, Louisville


April 30

4-H Dairy Cow Camp

Taylor County


May 14

Dairy U:  Know Before You Show

Burley Fields Livestock Center


June 1

Deadline for Kentucky 4-H Non-ownership Program

June 1

Dairy Animal Ownership Deadline

June 4

Harrodsburg District Dairy Show

Mercer Co. Fairgrounds

9:30 AM

June 6

State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

UK Coldstream Dairy

9:00 AM

June 9

Shelbyville District Dairy Show

Shelby Co. Fairgrounds

9:00 AM

June 11

Edmonton District Dairy Show

Metcalfe Co. Fairgrounds

9:00 AM CT

June 13-14

Kentucky Jr. Livestock Expo East



June 24-25

Western Rivers Kentucky Jr. Livestock Expo

William “Bill” Cherry Ag/Expo Center, Murray


July 2

Liberty District Dairy Show

Casey Co. Fairgrounds

9:00 AM

July 10

Kentucky State Fair Livestock Entry Deadline


July 14

Horse Cave District Dairy Show

Burley Fields Livestock Center

9:30 AM CT

July 20

Tollesboro District Dairy Show

Tollesboro Fairgrounds

11:00 AM

July 22-23 Kentucky Junior Livestock Expo L.D. Brown Ag. Center, Bowling Green  

Advanced 4-H Dairy Judging Workshops

(These will be held on Saturdays)

To Be Announced  


August 17

KY State Fair Dairy Skillathon & Pizza  Party


7:00 PM

August 18-19

KY State Fair 4-H/FFA Dairy Shows



August 18

Advanced 4-H Dairy Judging Workshop


1:00 PM

September 19

PA All-American Invitational 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

Harrisburg, PA


October 1-6

National 4-H Dairy Conference

Registration Deadline: August 1, 2016

Madison, WI


October 3

National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

World Dairy Expo

Madison, WI



Dare to Dairy

UK Coldstream Dairy

9:00 AM

November 4-5

North American Invitational 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest

KFEC Louisville, KY




North American Invitational Dairy Judging Contests

KFEC Louisville, KY