Aaron Fisher, Youth Livestock and Equine Specialist
Youth from across Tennessee participated in the State 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology Contests in Knoxville on February 28-29, 2020. County teams qualified at their regional contests, with the top four teams from the Junior (grades 4-5), Junior High (grades 6-8) and Senior (grades 9-12) advancing to the state contest.
Counties represented included: Bedford, Bledsoe, Blount, Coffee, Crockett, Cumberland, Dyer, Greene, Hamilton, Jefferson, Knox, Lawrence, Lincoln, Loudon, Marion, Maury, Putnam, Roane, Sumner, Weakley and Williamson.
Horse Bowl Results:
A total of 135 youth competed in Horse Bowl; a quiz-bowl style contest where contestants are tested on their equine knowledge and must “buzz-in” before answering the questions in a head-to-head round with another team. The Lawrence County Senior Team will represent Tennessee at the South Regional 4-H Horse Championship in Perry, GA and the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup in Louisville, KY. The Loudon County Senior Team will represent Tennessee at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship in Perry, GA.
|Junior Division||Junior High Division||Senior Division|
|1st place: Williamson County||1st place: Lawrence County||1st place: Lawrence County|
|2nd place: Sumner County||2nd place: Roane County||2nd place: Loudon County|
|3rd place: Lawrence County||3rd place: Sumner County||3rd place: Maury County|