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District 5 4-H Food Challenge

Rules for the District Food Challenge have been released and are available on the District website. This contest challenges teams of 4-H members to create a dish using only a predetermined set of ingredients. From these ingredients, team members must identify and prepare the dish, then make a presentation about it to the judges. The objectives of this contest include: For more information, visit the Food Challenge page

District 5 Bite-Sized 4-H for Agents

The November Bite-Sized 4-H program for new and tenured agents is scheduled for Friday, November 18th from 9 to noon at the Nacogdoches County Extension office.  Idea sharing will be on fundraising ideas that work and our topics will include information on applying for funding from the 4-H Foundation, the Opportunity Scholarship, roles of state and district specialists, and IRS, state and income tax.  We will have lunch at Clear Springs for those wishing to stay from noon to 1 p.m.  As a reminder, new agents are required… Read More →

Enrollment open for the 2022-23 4-H year!

Texas 4-H is for kids of almost any age – grades K-2 can be in Clover Kids if offered in your area. From 3rd-12th grades, you can be a regular 4-H member. Find A 4-H Club Your local County Extension Office can help you find a club that is right for you! Below are the contact number for the District 5 counties. Anderson County – 903-723-3732 Angelina County – 936-634-6414 Cherokee County – 903-683-5416 Gregg County – 903-236-8428 Harrison County – 903-935-8414 Henderson County – 903-675-6130 Houston County… Read More →

2022 Record Book Official Placings

Official placing for the 2021-22 Record Book Judging have been released. Click here to view the results.

Come Alive in D5 2022 Results

Come Alive in D5 is a wrap and the contest results have been released. Click here to view the results.

Come Alive in D5 Contestant Orientation

Come Alive in D5 opens Thursday, April 28th and runs through Saturday, April 30th. If you did not get to attend the virtual Contestant Orientation on Tuesday evening, April 26th, you can access the video here. 2022 Come Alive in D5 Orientation – You will be asked to request access to view this video. Map of Cross Brand facility and location of contests

Summer Fishing Registration is open

Ready to Reel ’em in this Summer? Registration is open STATEWIDE on 4-H Online for our summer skill-a-thon – fish June 1 – August 31st! Same rules and information used in the Spring event. Already have a profile in FishDonkey? No need to create another one! Summer tournament will open on this judging app on Monday, April 18th.

District 5 4-H Horse Show

Rules of Play for the 2022 District 5 4-H Horse Show have been released. Registration opens on April 1 and runs through May 3. Three independent Shows (Qualifying, Futurity, and Open) will be offered with individual classes. See show schedule for classes offered and fees associated. This year a clinic is being offered the day before the show that focuses on Stock Horse Horsemanship and Trail. Space is limited to 12 riders per time slot, either 8:00 am-12:00 pm or 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. Cost is $50 per participant… Read More →

Adult Rifle Project Clinic

District 5 4-H is hosting an Adult Rifle Project Clinic following the District Shooting Sports Games on May 7, 2022. This clinic is open to adults, project leaders, volunteers and agents. This is a FREE clinic, but registration is required. Register on 4HOnline between March 1-April 7.

Multi-District Judging – Horse, Livestock & Meat

Rules of Play for the District Horse Judging, Livestock Judging and Meat Judging contests have been released. Registration begins on March 1 for all three events. Visit the individual contest pages for more information: Horse Judging Livestock Judging Meat Judging