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State 4-H & FFA Livestock Judging Contest

When: Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Location: Alphin Stuart Livestock Arena, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 
Contact: Katherine Carter- (540) 231-2257  

2024 Contest Letter

Entry Link: 

Entry Deadline: Wednesday, June 12th at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $15.00/contestant

  • 4-H contestants should all register using the link above, even if they are also competing with FFA. 
  • Youth entering as FFA Contestants must register for the State FFA Convention. Questions regarding State FFA Convention and Livestock Evaluation CDE should be directed to Andy Seibel at
  • Age division breaks for 4-H are based on age as of Jan. 1 2024. 
  • All contestants will give oral reasons

No substitutions, adds, or changes will be accepted after the June 12th deadline. 



Katherine Carter
Extension Youth Animal Science Specialist
(540) 231-2257

Scott Greiner
Extension Animal Science Specialist
(540) 231-9159


Hunter Liles
Extension Youth Animal Science Associate
(540) 231-6345



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.

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