2017 Nomination Form

Nominations to recognize a variety of adults and/or businesses who contribute to the success of Goshen County 4-H:

  • Outstanding Leaders: A 4-H volunteer who has gone above and beyond the normal amount of effort and time. Categories include a Rookie (1-2 years of service) or 2-10 years and More than 10 Years.
  • Friend of 4-H Business: This recognizes a business that has contributed significantly in time, monetary donations, facilities or in other ways to the success of our 4-H program
  • Friend of 4-H, Individual: This recognizes an individual who has contributed significantly to Goshen County 4-H whether financially or in other ways.
  • Outstanding 4-H Alumni: A 4-H alum, from anywhere, who is successful in the community, in their business, have a strong/successful family or are succesful in leadership roles in organizations or government.

The following are youth nominations:

  • Outstanding 4-H Members (Jr. Intermediate and Senior) serve as role models for other members through their Club, county, state and national involvement. Members have a positive attitude and take advantage of 4-H opportunities. Being in the “final drive” or “winners circle” are not a requirement to win these awards.
  • Hard Luck Award: This award identifies a 4-H member who had “hard luck” with their projects this year.
  • Outstanding Club Officer: This award recognizes a youth officer, regardless of position, for their extraordinary leadership efforts.

All nominations can be completed by using the form below and emailing to Megan. Nominations must be received by September 29.

Winners will be announced at the Achievement Program this fall.

Nomination Form

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ID Sheets

Below are the Required ID Sheets Breeding Livestock, Dog and Rabbits. All other ID sheets are also available at the Extension Office.

Breeding Beef Sheep Swine ID (Due June 1)

Breeding Meat Goat ID (Due June 1)

Dairy Goat ID (Due June 1)

Dog ID (Due May 1)

Rabbit ID (Due June 1)

Cat ID (Available at the Extension Office, Due May 1)

Horse ID (Available at the Extension Office, Due May 1)

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Jr. Superintendent Applications

The Youth Show Committee is accepting applications from senior age division 4-H and FFA members interested in volunteering to support Fair Superintendents. Responsibilities include: data entry, publicity and promotion, running, hosting and management of shows, contests and events throughout the Goshen County Fair.

Applications are available on the here: Junior Superintendent Application or at the Extension Office. Applications are due May 1. For more information, contact Mercedes.

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First & Second Year Lamb Program

This fun and educational program is designed to help all first and second year members (regardless of age) learn how to show, raise and care for lambs. The program includes a series of educational lessons and hands-on clinics as well as a special 1st/2nd Year Lamb class which is held during the Goshen County Fair.

Those interested in participation, please plan on attending the first educational session on March 23 at 6 p.m. at Torrington High School, Room 201.

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Save your pop tabs!

Rough Riders 4-H Club is collecting Pop Tabs to donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities in Denver. Ronald McDonald House keeps families close to each other and the care they need. You can help Rough Riders 4-H Club by saving pop tabs and dropping them off in the custom built house at the Extension Office. Club members look forward to taking the donation and volunteerism to Ronald McDonald House in Denver soon. They appreciate your help with this project.

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WY 4-H Judges Certification Workshop

Judges Traning Advertisement Postcards

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Self Determined Form

Self-determined form is due to the Extension Office by April 3 at 4 p.m. for approval.

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Pancake Supper Excused Form 2017

The Pancake Supper Excused Form must be completed prior to the Pancake Supper (March 19) and turned into the Extension Office. Hard copies are available at the Extension Office and here: 2017 Pancake Supper Excused Form

Please contact the Extension Office for questions at 532-2436.

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March 2017 Dates

Wednesday, March 1: Enrollment Deadline for all members in order to be eligible for 4-H Council funds, members must participate in the selling and working of the Pancake Supper fundraiser, which is done to off-set a county-wide 4-H fee. Members joining after March 1 will be assessed a $10 late fee. Through May 1, members may drop projects or add projects (for a $10 fee). After May 1, all project enrollment is final and cannot be changed!

Tuesday, March 7: Quality Assurance Level 1, 6 p.m. at the Extension Office. Please RSVP by Friday, March 3.

Wednesday, March 8: Quality Assurance Level 2, 6 p.m. at the Extension Office. Please RSVP by Friday, March 3.

Thursday, March 9: Quality Assurance Level 3, 6 p.m. at the Extension Office. Please RSVP by Friday, March 3.

Monday, March 13: Supreme Cow Program, 6 p.m. at the Platte Valley Bank Community Room “Ag Financing 101”

Sunday, March 19: Pancake Supper, 4-7 p.m. Rendezvous Center

Sunday, March 19: Junior Livestock Sale Committee, 6 p.m., Rendezvous Center

Monday, March 20: New 4-H Family Dinner, 6 p.m., 4-H Building
Please RSVP by Thursday, March 16 (don’t forget a side dish! Council provides the main dish)

Tuesday, March 21: 4-H Council Training & Meeting, 6 p.m., Extension Office

Monday, March 27: An Evening with Temple Grandin, 6:30 p.m., EWC Fine Arts Auditorium $25

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February 2017 Dates

Interested in Wool Judging?? Contact Megan at the Extension Office by February 17!

Meats Judging practice is happening now! Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office.

February 18-19: 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification
Adults wishing to serve as a 4-H Shooting Sports instructor are required to participate in Certification for each discipline at least every 5 years.

Monday, February 20 at the Extension Office. Robotics Organizational Meeting! Due to the high number of participants please select one of the following times: 4 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Please RSVP with your time slot by February 17!

Monday, February 20, 2017, 6 p.m. at SAREC “ABCs of Beef Cattle AI”

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 6 p.m. Council Meeting & Training (4-H Project Resources Part 2)





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