Both the Alaska 4-H Livestock teams and the Alaska 4-H Horse teams have been invited to compete with Oregon at their 2021 Virtual Spring Classic in May, 2021! This is a tremendous opportunity to collaborate with another state in the Western Region, and will allow our Alaska youth to have a state qualifier for national competitions.
Alaska State 4-H Livestock DigiCon 2020
Welcome to the Alaska State Livestock Contest!
A HUGE thank you to all of those who were part of Alaska State 4-H Livestock DigiCon 2020! The weekend was a memorable one, full of success and smiles!
2020 Contest Scores and Placings
Contests and Activities: (see notes regarding 2020 contest)
Livestock Judging Contest: Teams and individuals judge animals and provide reasons. Pre-registration required. *For DigiCon 2020, please make sure to have access to internet bandwidth that allows for some limited streaming via YouTube and loading photos. We will be using Zoom for Oral Reasons.
Livestock Quiz Bowl: Teams answer livestock related questions, buzzer style! Pre-registration required. *For DigiCon 2020 we will be using Zoom for Quiz Bowl.
Public Speaking, Demonstration and Extemporaneous Contests: Prepared Presentations, Demonstrations and Extemporaneous on livestock related topics. May be distance delivered. Pre-registration required. *For DigiCon 2020, for the sake of time and ease, we will focus mainly on Extemporaneous Speech. There are limited time slots available at the end of the day for other Public Presentations if students truly desire to do one, however, those time slots must be on a pre-registration basis.
Skill-a-thon Contest: Livestock and agriculture related activities. Stations with topics such as: breeds, feeds, and equipment. Written test, meat judging, hay/wool judging, QA, and team problems. *For DigiCon 2020, please make sure to have access to a GMAIL email account in order to access the Google Classrooms that will be used for Skill-a-Thon. We will also be using Zoom for team problems.
Art & Photography Show: Bring any livestock themed art (created by the member) for the following categories: 1. 2-D Art (drawing, painting) 2. 3-D Art (sculptures, carvings, etc) 3. Photography (black and white or color; any sized print; mounted or not).
Maximum of three entries per category. Entries by mail or brought to the contest.
*For simplicity and streamlining in 2020's DigiCon, please limit art entries to three total.