Michigan 4-H Youth Dairy Days Entry Information


May 18, 2022 - Author:

Michigan 4-H Youth Dairy Days will again be held in conjunction with the annual Michigan Dairy Expo at the Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education at MSU.  The mission of the Michigan Dairy Expo is to encourage and promote youth involvement in dairy activities, to showcase the Michigan dairy industry and to provide continuing education to the dairy industry in Michigan and nearby states. Dairy Days events are designed for young people who are interested in dairy cattle and the dairy industry. Keep the following in mind as you decide which events you want to enter and as you complete your entry form. Get ready for an exciting fun-filled time at Dairy Days!

  • Dairy Days events are open to all Michigan youth who are between 8 and 19 years old by January 1, 2022.
  • Many of the events are divided into divisions that are based on age. The events consist of novice (8 to 11, novice with limited experience), junior (9 to 14) and senior divisions (15 to 19). 

How to Register

Information and registration instructions for all Dairy Day Youth activities can be found in this packet, including the State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest, State 4-H Dairy Management Contest, State Youth Dairy Judging Contest, and 4-H Youth Dairy Show.  Use the links to register for all events.  Each individual youth participant will need a parent or guardian to complete the individual entry form found at: https://form.jotform.com/221294830976060 

Coaches for each contest should complete the team entry form found at: https://form.jotform.com/221296289943064 

Payment for cattle entered in the 4-H Youth Dairy Show will be due at time of registration via credit or debit card here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/msu_3645.  For other payment options, please contact Carla McLachlan at CarlaM@msu.edu.  All entry materials are due by Friday, July 1, 2022.



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