Michigan 4-H Livestock Judging Camp

June 3, 2023 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Ionia County Fairgrounds

Contact: Autumn Converse, Kendra VanOrder

During this one-day clinic, youth and coaches will have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders about all things livestock evaluation. Youth and their coaches will gain experience judging beef, sheep, swine, and meat goats.

Participants will pre-select two breakout sessions to attend in the morning and rotate through each species in the afternoon. Breakout sessions include Analyzing Data and Scenarios, Oral Reasons 101, Advanced Reasons, Selection Priorities, Intro to Livestock Judging Contests, and a Coaches Corner session.

Schedule Overview
8:00 Registration begins
8:45 Welcome, Overview of the Day
9:00 Breakout Sessions (90 minutes each, participants pick 2)
12:00 Lunch
12:30 Species Session Rotations
4:30 Wrap Up
5:00 Safe Travels!

 $75 per youth, coaches attend free
Registration includes lunch, a t-shirt, a steno pad and pen, and giveaways

Space is limited to 100 youth and 15 coaches.
Note: The only adult registrations we can accept are for coaches, including 4-H volunteer coaches and FFA teachers. We cannot accommodate parents or other adults.


For full details and breakout session descriptions, please review the 2023 Michigan 4-H Livestock Judging Camp Flyer.


Registration is now closed. Hope to see you in 2024!

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