Youth Cattle Working Contest

State Youth Cattle Working Contest Information

When: TBD
: Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg, Virginia
Information: Katherine Carter, 540-231-2257

General Information for Regional Contests

  • Entry fee is $25/Team – payment details and information are located in the entry system
  • All participants must be 14 years of age by September 30, 2023 and have not had their 19th birthday prior to January 1, 2023
  • All participants must have a valid/current Beef Quality Assurance Certification – those not currently certified must complete their certification by March 20th, 2023

Regional Contests Schedule

Details coming soon





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

Sandy Arnold
Extension Program Associate- Youth Animal Science
(540) 687-3521

Jennifer Redifer
Extension Program Associate-Youth Animal Science
(540) 231-6345

Scott Greiner
(540) 231-9159


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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