NDSU Extension - Nelson County


Nelson County Extension 

Nelson County Courthouse

210 B. Ave W. Suite 101

Lakota, ND 58344


Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 


Phone: (701)247-2521

Fax: (701)247-2412

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4-H Calendar of Events

4-H Calendar of Events

Year 2018-2019

Please contact our office with questions or for more information about any events listed

September 2018 - Kicking off a NEW 4-H Year!

September 5th - (Re)Enrolling in the new 4-H Year begins using 4Honline

Obtain a County Record Book; Search Project Sheets and Project Guide for new project ideas

September 20th - State Range Judging Contest

September 30th -  National 4-H Dairy Conference (website) and World Dairy Expo

September 30th, 2:00 p.m. - Nelson County Awards Day, Extension Office, Lakota

October 2018

October 7th-13th       National 4-H Week
              National 4-H Youth Science Day

October 15th; State Ambassador Applications Due

November 2018

National 4-H Congress - Atlanta, Georgia
Civic U (Parliamentary Procedure QuizBowl)

January 2019

January 1st Deadline; 4-H Members MUST be actively enrolled in 4hOnline in order to exhibit at the Nelson County Fair and 4-H Achievement Day. No Exceptions.

State and District Shooting Sports Events

February 2019

State and District Shooting Sports Events

Little International  Livestock, Agronomy and Hippology Contests - NDSU Campus, Fargo

4-H Citizenship in Action- UND, Grand Forks, ND (Registration due ~3 weeks in advance) 

March 2019

March 1st- Registration Applications Due (Citizenship Washington Focus)

March 1st- Youth Scholarship Applications Due

ND Winter Show - Valley City, ND

State 4-H Crops Judging Contest

State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest

Winter Show Hippology Contest

National 4-H Conference (March/April) - Washington D.C.

State and District Shooting Sports Events - Statewide

Aerospace Camp Registration DUE

April 2019

National 4-H Day of Service

State Hippology, Horse Judging and Horse Quizbowl- Fargo, ND

Aerospace Camp- UND, Grand Forks, ND

May 2019

May 15thState Ambassador Application DUE

May 15th- Project Areas in which you are exhibiting at the Nelson County Fair must be accounted for in 4-H Online. i.e. If you are taking an exhibit to the fair (Project Area: Creative Arts, Beef, Photography, etc.) you must be signed up for that project no later than May 15th. 

State Livestock Quiz Bowl - Dickinson, ND

4-H Camp Registration Opens! 

June 2019

June 17th -  4-H Achievement Day Exhibit Registration DUE to the Extension Office. No Exceptions. Late registrations subject to premium money being withheld.

District Communication Arts Contest

State Meats Judging Contest

Extension Youth Conference - Fargo, ND

State Dairy Judging

Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) , Washington D.C.

4-H Camps

July 2019 


July 11th - 12th- Nelson County Fair and 4-H Achievement Days - Stump Lake Village

July 19th - 27th - North Dakota State Fair - Minot, ND

State Communication Arts Contest

State Consumer Decision Making Contest

State Clothing Revue Contest

State Project Expo

State Rube Goldberg Contest

Leadership Washington Focus - Washington D.C.
Citizenship Washington Focus (CFW), Washington D.C. 

4-H Camps

August 2019


August 1st National 4-H Leadership Applications Due (National 4-H Conference, 4-H Congress, )

4-H Camps

State Land Judging Contest

Jr. Grill Master State Contest

Mini Extension Youth Conference, Medora, ND

August 31st -- Project Record Books DUE to the Extension Office for the 2018-2019 4-H Year
Another 4-H Year Ends! 

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