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Event Details – August 09, 2019

4-H Alberta - Multi Species Judging Competition

Deadline: July 01, 2019 11:59 PM  
Start Date: August 09, 2019 9:00 AM End Date: August 11, 2019 5:00 PM
Location: Lakeland College, VERMILION AB  

Program Description:


Every day you make countless decisions that require the use of your evaluation skills.  You decide what to eat, what to wear, what picture to post on Instagram, and the list goes on and on.  The process you use to make these and other decisions is what judging can help you to develop.  Become a better, more efficient decision maker by keenly observing, analyzing and comparing various animals or items in a class.  Test your memory, cultivate your communication skills and practice organizing your thoughts while giving oral reasons.  Plus, vie for amazing opportunities to travel and compete with fellow 4-H members in national and international judging contests that’ll open your eyes to agriculture around the world.


  • Participants must qualify at a regional competition in order to compete for travel awards.
  • Once members have qualified for provincial judging, the regional specialist will give them an invite for the provincial competition and registration information. 
  • An opportunity may be presented to 4-H members 14 years and older as of August 2018 to be invited to attend the event for learning and practice.

Who can Attend: Senior and Intermediate Members
Dates: August 9 - 11
Location: Lakeland College, Vermilion AB
Registration: April 1 - July 1

Region - 4-H Specialist - Phone Number
South Region - Ginny Smith - 403-381-5815
Calgary Region - Alexia Hoy - 403-948-8501
East and West Central Regions - Yvonne Yaremcio - 403-742-7547
Northeast Region - Shelly Ann Dodgeson - 780-853-8115
Northwest Region - Stacy Murray - 403-674-8250
Peace Region - Nicole Hornett - 780-538-5630

Travel Award Opportunities

NOTE: These travel opportunities are tentative, a firm list of opportunities will be made available to competitors once registration has closed.

Livestock Evaluation Contest at the
Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE)

Billings, Montana

October 2019

1 team of 4

National 4-H & Youth Judging Competition at the
Canadian Western Agribition

Regina, Saskatchewan

November 2019

2 teams of 4

4-H & FFA Livestock Judging Contest at the
Western National Roundup at the National Western Stock Show

Denver, Colorado

January 2020

1 team of 4

National Western Stock Show

Denver, Colorado

January 2020

1 individual

Please Note: This competition is open to senior members who have qualified at their regional judging competitions. Contact your Regional 4-H Specialist or the 4-H Alberta Multi Species Judging Competition Program Lead, Alexia Hoy, for registration details.

Official 4-H Alberta Provincial Program Registration Policies
All registrations requested after the registration deadline will be accepted at the sole discretion of the program director and will be subject to an additional fee of $50.00.

Full payment is required upon registration. Registration is not considered complete until payment is received.

Cancellation Policy – An administrative fee of $50 will be retained on all cancellations. All cancellations received less than 14 days before the program start date will forfeit the entire registration fee unless a delegate replacement is available or extenuating circumstances are in play. 

Event PDF:    Multi Species Judging Competition
On Line Registration opens Apr 1
Region: Provincial
Who can apply: Seniors (15-20 years old)

For more information contact: Alexia Hoy, Phone: 310-0000 then 780-835-7537, Fax: 780-835-3600, Email: