State Skillathon Contest
When: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Location: Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg, VA
For More Information: Katherine Carter - 540-231-2257
The state skillathon contest is a comprehensive test of livestock knowledge including identification classes of meats, feeds, equipment and breeds; evaluation classes of meats, hay, sheep, meat goats, swine, and beef cattle; a knowledge-based quiz; and an applied team problem.
- This is the official State 4-H Skillathon, with the highest placing Senior 4-H Team moving on to the National 4-H Skillathon in Louisville, KY in mid-November
- FFA youth are welcome to compete
- This is one contest – not separate 4-H and FFA contests. Dual entry is not allowed.
- There are two divisions – Juniors and Seniors – ALL CONTESTANTS will be sorted into divisions based on BIRTH DATE
Contest Rules and Entry Link
Youth Livestock Topics
Extension Youth Animal Science Specialist
Extension Program Associate- Youth Animal Science
Extension Program Associate-Youth Animal Science
Virginia 4-H Livestock Programs Endowment
The Virginia 4-H Foundation is spearheading the advancement of the Virginia 4-H Youth Livestock Programs Endowment. 4-H livestock programming is funded through a combination of private gifts, endowment income, gifts in kind, and participant fees.