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    • Supporting 4-H Exhibitors at Major Shows Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Objectives
      • General overview
      • Which shows should an agent attend?
      • Room reservations
      • Fitting or grooming for show
      • Management prior to show
      • Travel/Hauling livestock to show
      • Supporting exhibitors at the show
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • General Overview
      • Agents should support youth by watching youth show their projects and make each show a learning experience
      • Expertise on a specific animal project is not necessary to keep a program growing.
      • County Extension Agents should manage the program and offer learning opportunities to youth
      • Volunteers play a crucial role in providing these learning opportunities.
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Which shows should an agent attend
      • Vary from county to county
      • Consult with Commissioners‘ court, key leaders, 4-H families
      • County travel budgets affect travel
      • Provide support whenever possible to youth exhibiting livestock projects
      • Consider local expectations, travel budget, number of 4-H members entered, and experience level of 4-H members/families when determining shows to attend
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Room Reservations
      • County Extension Agents should inform families about show dates and make recommendations for hotels to stay in.
      • It is not the responsibility of the CEA to reserve rooms for parents and youth.
      • Information should be provided late summer or early fall.
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Fitting or Grooming for Show
      • County Extension Agent should assist any young person and family in fitting their animal for show.
      • Providing clinics or workshops to teach families and youth to fit their animal are excellent ways to provide learning opportunities.
      • Provide facilities and equipment to fit animals
      • Schedule times for fitting
      • Communicate to families whether or not equipment is available from county or if others need to be located
      • CEAs and volunteers should assist any inexperienced youth in fitting their animals
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Management Prior to Show
      • CEA should send absente notice to schools with dates and any academic eligibility issues.
      • Developing a good line of communication with school administrators is very important
      • Car passes should be given to families and 4-Hers prior to show
      • Should include show information, arrival deadlines, weigh-in schedule, and show times
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Travel/Hauling Livestock to Show
      • Not typically the responsibility of CEA to haul animals to major shows, however, they may have to assist
      • CEA should organize transportation, volunteers, and set up times for all projects to leave.
      • Information should be communicated clearly and confirmed so no one is left out.
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Travel/Hauling Livestock to Show
      • Must be aware of 4-Hers who need assistance and determine how they can accommodate them
      • Compensation should be considered for travel costs
      • Most county entries will not be penned together unless they arrive together.
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Travel/Hauling Livestock to Show
      • Advantages of counties traveling together:
        • Parents and volunteers can assist in the care of projects
        • Penning assignments can meet the needs of the county and 4-H exhibitors
        • More efficient transportation of livestock projects and exhibitors
        • Enhance teamwork among county 4-H families and creates more support for local exhibitors
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Supporting Exhibitors at the Show
      • Activities CEAs should assist 4-Hers with:
        • When arriving pick up county packet from show superintendent
        • Agents should serve as liaison between exhibitor and show officials
        • Assist with the tagging of entries, if required
        • Supervise official weigh-in of entries or completion of weigh-in cards
        • Assist in feeding and watering of animals
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Supporting Exhibitors at the Show
      • Assist inexperienced exhibitors in grooming their project for show
      • Support exhibitors by watching them exhibit their projects
      • Record results from the shows, use in news releases and newsletters in a timely manner.
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Conclusions
      • Agents should understand the importance of being involved in attending stock shows with youth
      • Agents are limited in their budget and may not be able to attend all shows.
      • Information should be sent to families about room reservations
      • Assistance should be given to youth who are unable to fit their animals
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development
    • Conclusions
      • Agents should communicate with all individuals who are attending major shows
      • Agents should communicate how animals will be hauled to shows.
      • Supporting exhibitors by watching shows aiding in feeding and watering is important
      Texas 4-H and Youth Development