Category Archives: Contest

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 4-H Photography Contests

This year District 5 is hosting 4 different contests : Fall Foliage, General Photography, Spring Flowers, and new this year, Entomology, for our 4-H youth, Clover Kids, and Adults.  For more information and complete rules, visit the Photography Contest page.

2022 District 5 4-H Food Show

Registration is now open for the 2022 District 5 Food Show, to be held on December 2 at the Henderson Civic Center in Henderson. The theme this year is Backyard BBQ. What’s your favorite dish at a backyard BBQ? Don’t be afraid to showcase your culinary skills by experimenting with flavors and dishes commonly found at a backyard BBQ. Summer isn’t the only time for a Backyard BBQ! Sometimes, a backyard BBQ means you get to enjoy special dishes that you only see at a BBQ. Now is… Read More →

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.

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

D5 Shooting Sports Games and Rifle Clinic

Whether you are new to shooting sports competition or been competing for a while, this is the place to show your shotgun and rifle skills! Shotgun Games has Novice and Regular classes, and even adults, with a registered 4-H member, can try their skill at various disciplines. Those offered are Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays, and 5-Stand. Rifle Games is a 3-position event, with Junior age contestants only participating in prone. The other two positions, standing and kneeling, are included for Intermediate and Senior level contestants. New this year… Read More →

District 5 4-H 3-D Archery Meet

In 2021, Ronald Barlow, Sabine County Ag and Natural Resources agent, lost his battle with COVID-19. Ronald was a huge proponent of youth education and spent many years as an ag teacher, principal, and county agent. He truly enjoyed working with youth and helping them to achieve their goals, and one of his favorite 4-H projects was Archery. Beginning in 2022, District 5 has renamed their competition to the Ronald Barlow Memorial 3-D Archery Meet to celebrate his life and the positive impact he made on 4-H youth…. Read More →

Colorful Spring Flowers ID & Photography Contest

Spring will be here before we know it! District 5 is hosting a new contest this year: Colorful Spring Flowers ID & Photography Contest. Take and submit up to 10 photos of different spring flowers and earn points by identifying the blooms by common name. For more information and the rules of play, go the the Colorful Spring Flowers page.

Come Alive in D5

The District 5 Roundup has been revamped and now encompasses most contests and runs for 3 days. The contests you will be able to register for beginning on February 15th are: Ag Product Identification Consumer Decision Making Duds to Dazzle Educational Presentations Entomology Collection Fabric & Textile Creations Family Community Health Quiz Bowl Fashion Show Food Challenge Food Show Horse Quiz Bowl Horticulture Identification Leaders 4 Life Livestock Quiz Bowl Photography Judging Public Speaking Robotics Challenge Share-the-Fun Storyboard For more information, head over to the Come Alive in… Read More →

2022 Texas 4-H Virtual Reel ’em in Fishing Skill-a-thon

The 2022 Texas 4-H Virtual Reel ’em in Fishing Skill-a-thon information has been released! Registration opens February 1st at 8:00 a.m. on 4HOnline. Be one of the first and you just might win a free Check-It-Stik©!