Author Archives: Sara Thetford

2017 Shooting Sports Coaches Training Offered

District 8 4-H will host a Shooting Sports Coaches Training for Archery, Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun in Stephenville on November 11-12, 2017.  This training is open to potential 4-H coaches across the state and registration is conducted through 4-H Connect (registration is October 9 – October 27).  The training cost is $120, covering meals and course materials.  Lodging is not provided for registrants; However, a room block is available at the Holiday Inn Express in Stephenville. For additional information, please visit the District 8 website at Please note:… Read More →

Take Aim 4-H Club to host 3rd Annual Coryell County Shootout

The Take Aim 4-H Club of Coryell County is hosting their 3rd Annual Shootout on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Lobo Ranch in Gatesville, TX.  The competition is open to adults and youth beginning at 9 a.m.  For additional information, please contact Jared Segraves at (210) 483-3244 or Joe Jones at (254) 223-0366.    

Robertson County Fair Livestock ~ Livestock, Wool & Mohair Judging Contest

The Robertson County Fair is hosting a Livestock, Wool & Mohair Judging Contest on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and the official contest will start at 9 a.m.  For further information, please contact the Robertson County AgriLife Extension Office at (979) 828-4270 or visit

Texas Dove Hunters Association Scholarship

The Texas Dove Hunters Association will be awarding nine, $500 scholarships to high school seniors this May.  Applications must be post marked by Monday, April 3, 2017.  For further information, please call (210) 764-1189 or visit

2017 D8 4-H Nutrition Quiz Bowl Results

The District 8 4-H Nutrition Quiz Bowl contest was held Saturday, March 4 at the McLennan Community College Emergency Services Education Center in Waco.  Nutrition Quiz Bowl is a competition where participants must be knowledgeable about food and nutrition topics, and participants use a buzzer in order to answer.  Teams compete in a double elimination format by giving oral answers to questions posed by a judge.  For contest results visit 2017 D8 4-H Nutrition Quiz Bowl Results. Congratulations to our D8 contest winners!  

Results for District 8 4-H Consumer Decision Making Contest

Congratulations to our District 8 4-H members who competed in this year’s Consumer Decision Making Contest held in Waco on Saturday, March 4, 2017.  The top five placing individuals and the top three placing teams were recognized – For a complete list of contest results please select CDM Results. Junior Individual Name County Total Score 1st Kade Mitchell Navarro 300 2nd Elena Herrin Navarro 291 3rd Corbin Powell Erath 290 4th Elaine Meyers Navarro 290 5th Brock Harrison Navarro 290 Intermediate Individual Name County Total Score 1st JW… Read More →

Horse Validation now OPEN!

Horse validation is open March 1 – April 15 at $10 per validation, and beginning April 16 – May 1 at $20 per validation. Horses must be validated in 4-H Connect each year; Detailed validation instructions can be found at the 2017 State 4-H Horse Show website. Only one validation per horse for each year is necessary (You will validate under only one child, but all youth in that family will have the ability to show the horse); If the horse is registered, the registration papers must be… Read More →

Rosebud-Lott 4-H Showmanship & Jackpot Show

Range Management Youth Workshop – June 18-23, 2017 in Junction, TX

3-D Indoor Archery Tournament