4-H Calendar - PUTNAM COUNTY

Date Event Time Location
Monday, January 2, 2017 Office Closed    
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 County Council 6:30 pm

Agricultural Extension Office

Monday, -January 9, 2017

Deadline for hog and heifer entries for the Putnam County Fair.

Must be received by 5:00 pm.

Before 5 pm Putnam County Fair Office
Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14, 2017 Livestock Evaluation and Meats Judging Clinic - (the deadline to register is December 23rd, 2016   Gainesville, FL
Monday, January 16, 2017 Hog & Ham Mandatory Workshop - For youth ages 12 - 18   Gainesville, FL
Monday, January 16, 2017 TENTATIVE - Tri-County Potato Project Planting   UF/IFAS Hastings Research Farm - Cow Pen Branch Road
Monday, January 16, 2017 HOLIDAY - OFFICE CLOSED   Extension Office
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Deadline to register for County Events and turn in Photos/Graphic Designs by 4:00 pm Putnam County Extension Office
Saturday, January 21, 2017 Deadline to Register for Horse, Livestock Judging and Dog Showmanship    
Monday, January 23, 2017 District Council 5:30 pm St. Johns County Extension Auditorum
Saturday, January 28, 2017 County Events - Please note Deadline Date on January 18th - see above 9:00 am Putnam County Extension Office
Saturday, January 28, 2017 State 3D Archery Match   Easton Newberry Sports Complex
Monday, January 30, 2017 Putnam County Fair Junior Mandatory meeting for Youth Showing Large animals 6:00 pm Putnam County Fair Grounds
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Leaders Meeting 6:00 pm Putnam County Extension Office - Conference Room
Monday, February 6, 2017 Putnam County Fair Intermediate Mandatory Meeting for Youth Showing Large Animals 6:00 pm

Putnam County Fair Grounds

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 County Council 6:30 pm Putnam County Extension Office
Friday, February 9, 2017 through February 20, 2017 Florida State Fair Dates   Tampa
Saturday, February 11, 2017 4-H Day at the Florida State Fair -4-H Showcase, Livestock, Horse Judging and Dog Showmanship Must have registered by January 21st Tampa
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Putnam County Fair Senior Manadatory Meeting for Youth Showing Large Animals 6:00 pm Putnam County Fair Grounds
Monday, February 20, 2017 Putnam County Fair Deadline for Rabbit and Poultry 5:00 pm Putnam County Fair Office
Saturday, February 25, 2017 State 4-H Traditional Archery Match   Easton Newberry Sports Complex
Monday, February 27, 2017 Mandatory Fair Blueberry Meeting 6:00 pm Putnam County Extension
Monday, February 27, 2017 Putnam County Fair Entry Deadline for Goats, Sheep and Conservation Trays By 5:00 pm Putnam County Fair Office
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 through March 2, 2017 Project Verification for all 4-H Members showing Large animals at the Putnam County Fair (MUST bring 4-H Project Book to the Putnam County Extension Office and show 6 hours of work   Putnam County Extension Office
Wednesday, March 1, 2016 Register by March 1, 2017 for -4-H Day at the Capitol   Tallahassee
Friday, March 3, 2017 Putnam County Fair Hay Bale Entry Deadline - Contact Paula Adams (386) 336-2807) to confirm your entry Putnam County Fair Office
Friday, March 3, 2017 Deadline to register on 4-H Online for the 3rd Executive Board at Camp Timpoochee 4-H Online if you need assistance please call 4-H Office  
Saturday, March 4, 2017 Fair Skill-a-thon for those showing Large animals at the Putnam County Fair   Putnam County Extension Office
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 County Council 6:30 pm Putnam County Extension Office
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Leader's Meeting 6:00 pm Putnam County Extension Office
Friday, March 10 2017 through March 12, 2017 Third Executive Board Meeting (Open to all 4-H Members ages 13 - 18.) See March 3, 2017 for Registration Deadline   Camp Timpoochee
Friday, March 10 2017 Entry Deadline for the following Putnam County Fair - Livestock Judging, 4-H Dog Show, and Hay Bale Contest Sketches by 5:00 PM Putnam County Fair Office
Friday, March 10 2017 through Thursday, March 16, 2017 Putnam County Fair Exhibit Setup   Putnam County Fair Grounds
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 through Thursday, March 16, 2017 Various Putnam County Fair Entries Due ( Check www.putnamfaireandexpo.com to check for details)    
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 4-H Entries and Conservation Trays Due between 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm Putnam County Fair
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Blueberry Bush Contest Entries Due between 1:00 PM until 6:30 pm Putnam County Fair
Friday, March 17, 2017 until Saturday, March 25, 2017 Putnam County Fair, see www.putnamfairandexpo.com for more information    
Friday, March 17, 2017 Putnam County Fair 4-H Dog Show   Putnam County Fair Grounds
Friday, March 17, 2017 Deadline to Register for the Forest Ecology Contest - on Saturday, April 8th    
Saturday, March 18, 2017 Deadline to register for the State Livestock Judging Contest on Saturday, April 8th    
Thursday, March 23, 2017 State Land Judging at HCC Trinkle Center in Plant City   Plant City, FL
Thursday, March 23, 2017 4-H Day at the Capitol - Deadline for Registration March 1, 2017   Tallahassee, FL
Friday, March 24, 2017 Registered tentatively by March 24th for State 4-H Horse Judging Contest on April 1st    
Saturday, March 25, 2017 Registration deadline for State Meat Judging Contest on April 15th 2017    
Saturday, March 25, 2017 State Archery Match at Easton Newberry Sports Complex   Newberry, FL
Sunday March 26, 2017 Removal of 4-H and Conservation Trays Exhibits 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm Putnam County Fair Grounds
Monday, March 27, 2017 District Council 5:30 pm St. Johns County Extension Office
Saturday, April 1, 2017 State 4-H Horse Judging Contest - should have registered by March 24th (see above)    
Sunday, April 2, 2017 State Hippology Contest    
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 County Council 6:30 pm Putnam County Extension
Saturday, Apirl 8, 2017 State Livestock Judging Contest - Should have registered by March 18th for this event - see above    
Saturday, April 8, 2017 Forest Ecology Contest at Austin Cary Forest Center - should have registered by March 17 - see above    
Friday, April 14, 2017 Holiday - Office Closed    
Saturday, April 15, 2017 State Meat Judging Contest - Should have registered by March 25, 2017 - see above for information.    
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 County Council (Officer Elections) 6:30 pm Putnam County Extension Center
Friday, May 5, 2017 Senior Portfolios due to County Office for State Awards before 5:00 pm Putnam County Extension Center
Friday, May 19, 2017 Deadline to Register for Intermediate State at Camp Cherry Lake    
Monday, May 22, 2017 District Council 5:30 pm St. Johns County Extension Auditorium
Monday, May 29, 2017 HOLIDAY - Office Closed    
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Leader's Meeting 6:00 pm Putnam County Extension Center
JUNE - TBD 4-H Camping Schedule    
JUNE - TBD State 4-H Horsemanship Schools    
JUNE - TBD 4-H Tailgating Contest    
Thursday, June 1, 2017 Project Books with Project Summary Report due to 4-H Office. (Always due the first working day in June) Before 5:00 pm Putnam County Extension Office
Thursday, June 1, 2017 Senior Portfolios (including award trip and scholarship applications), State Officer candidate forms, state photo and graphic design entries Entries DUE before 4:30 pm to the STATE OFFICE  
Friday, June 2, 2017 through Sunday, June 4, 2017 Intermediate State at Camp Cherry Lake - should have registered by May 19th 2017 - see info above    
Saturday, June 3, 2017 State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest    
Saturday, June 17, 2017 State 4-H Horse Events (Horse Demos, Public Speaking and Quiz Bowl)    
Monday, June 26, 2017 through Friday, June 30, 2017 4-H State Legislature   Tallahassee
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 HOLIDAY - OFFICE CLOSED    
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 through Saturday, July 15, 2017 State 4-H Horse Show   Tampa, FL
Monday, July 17, 2017 through Friday, July 21, 2017 TENTATIVE 4-H Camp Cherry Lake    
Monday, July 17, 2017 through Friday, July 21, 2017 Leadership Washington Focus    
Monday, July 31, 2017 through Friday, August 4, 2017 4-H University   Gainesville, FL
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 through Thursday, August 10, 2017 Hog & Ham Workshop - (Must have pre-registered and attended workshop on January 16, 2017   Gainesville, FL
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Leader's Meeting 6:00 pm Putnam County Extension Office - Conference Room
Friday, September 1, 2017 Start of New 4-H Year: Don't forget to REGISTER ONLINE    
Monday, September 4, 2017 HOLIDAY - OFFICE CLOSED    
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 County Council 6:30 pm Putnam County Extension Office- Auditorium