Please contact your county 4-H Program Representative about the status of county fairs near you.
All UC ANR-hosted meetings, events and gatherings of any size that are scheduled to take place through May 31, 2020 must be conducted online, postponed or cancelled.
Leaders and event planners should assess meetings, events and gatherings and plan for the possibility that there may be an extension of this directive, requiring additional cancellations.
Changes to 4-H state and national events (as of 5/6/2020)
State Field Day is canceled in person, but some contests will be virtual:
- Virtual State Presentation Day, May 18-31
- Virtual Interview Contest, May 18-31
- Virtual Photography Contest
- Virtual Robotics Contest, May 30
- Virtual Film Festival
- Virtual Plant Science
- Virtual Awards Show, May 31 @6pm
Virtual Fashion Show will be held later in the summer, date tba
Animal Science Symposium will be held as three Zoom webinars:
- Tuesday, June 2, 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm - Animal Welfare Proficiencies in 4-H
- Tuesday, June 9, 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm - At the Interface between Livestock and Predators
- Tuesday, June 16, 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm - A 'Fear-Less' Approach to understanding dogs, their care, and training
April 13 - Western Heritage Training Workshop - Canceled
Citizenship Washington Focus- Canceled for 2020
Leadership Washington Focus- Canceled for 2020
State Fashion Revue - Note that a Virtual Fashion Show will be held later in the summer, date tba
California Focus - Canceled for 2020
California State Fair - Canceled for 2020
4-H Camps scheduled thru July 4th are canceled. Please see the Camping page for more information. Please see our FAQs for guidance regarding camps after July 4, 2020.
Volunteer training-Backstage Pass Fun with a Purpose - Postponed to Fall 2020
Horse Education Contests will be postponed, date tbd.
4-H Horse Classic - will not require a Qualifying Horse Show to participate. A checklist for county leaders is being developed as guidance on who can participate. Currently postponed to August, date and location tbd.
April 29-May 10 Spring Tractor Supply Paper Clover campaign is postponed until further notice.
National 4-H Conference - Rescheduled to Sept. 26 - Oct. 3, 2020
Camping Conference - Rescheduled to 2021
Our priority is ensuring the safety of the young people in the 4-H program, their families, and our community.
County 4-H Events
Please check with your county on the status of county events and activities. Each county is following the directive of their county public health agency as well as the state (CDPH) and national (CDC) guidance.