4-H Regional Livestock Skillathon

March 6, 2021 - March 20, 2021

Zoom


Contact: For information please contact Insa Raymond at raymon65@msu.edu, Geep Charlebois at charleb7@msu.edu, or Liana Pepin at deisenro@msu.edu.

4-H Regional Livestock Skillathon Competitions

The state has been divided into three regions for this competition (see below). Each region will compete on a different Saturday in March. Contestants who score in the top 20 percentile of their age division at the regional level will be eligible to compete at the Michigan 4-H Livestock Skillathon.

Participants will complete multiple choice questions in the areas of: beef, horses, sheep, swine, dairy, goats, dogs, rabbits, poultry, and general (animal care & well-being, tools, crops, biosecurity, etc.). All participants will receive a 4-H Livestock Skillathon t-shirt. The top 5 scorers in each competition level will get a Skillathon hoodie.

Competition Levels include: Novice (Ages 8-11), Junior (Ages 12-14), Senior (Ages 15-19), and Adult (20+)

Region 1: Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan
March 6, 2021

This region is open to 4-H members from the following counties: Alcona, Alger, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Baraga, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Crawford, Delta, Dickinson, Emmet, Gladwin, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Iosco, Iron, Isabella, Kalkaska, Keweenaw, Leelanau, Luce, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Mecosta, Menominee, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Ontonagon, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Schoolcraft, and Wexford counties.


Adults and Seniors will join the Zoom meeting at 9:30 a.m. EST/ 8:30 a.m. CST and their competition will begin promptly at the top of the hour.
Juniors and Novices will join the Zoom meeting at 12 p.m. EST/ 11 a.m. CST and their competition will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. EST/ 11:30 a.m. CST.

Region 2: Southwestern Michigan
March 13, 2021

This region is open to 4-H members from the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Ingham, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Mason, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, St. Joseph, and Van Buren counties.

Adults and Seniors will join the Zoom meeting at 8:30 a.m. and their competition will begin promptly at the top of the hour.
Juniors and Novices will join the Zoom meeting at 11 a.m. and their competition will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m.


Region 3: Southeastern Michigan
March 20, 2021

This region is open to 4-H members from the following counties: Bay, Genesee, Hillsdale, Huron, Jackson, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Monroe, Oakland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair, Tuscola, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties.

Adults and Seniors will join the Zoom meeting at 8:30 a.m. and their competition will begin promptly at the top of the hour.
Juniors and Novices will join the Zoom meeting at 11 a.m. and their competition will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m.

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Insa Raymond

Insa Raymond
raymon65@msu.edu

Geep Charlebois

Geep Charlebois
charleb7@msu.edu

Liana Graves

Liana Graves
deisenro@msu.edu