State Dairy Quiz Bowl: Entries Due Soon

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Jeff Mitchell, Extension Assistant

The Tennessee State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl will be held Friday, June 2, 2017, at the Central Region office (Ellington Center) in Nashville in conjunction with the June Dairy Month Kick Off luncheon. Rules for the contest are provided in the Tennessee 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Manual.

Contest start time will be announced at a later date, but it is anticipated that the start time will be 8:30 a.m. CDT. More information on the timing of the contest will be made available as soon as entries are completed.

Entries for the quiz bowl should be made by May 15, 2017. Pre-registration is required and is available.

Please make sure youth are enrolled in SUPER in the correct grade. We need the correct grade to show up when you register your members.

Each county may enter up to two senior and two junior high teams. Each senior team will consist of four members from their county designated by a coach or agent. Each junior high team will be allowed to have either three or four members. One or more alternates may be entered as substitutes. Senior youth may only participate once at the national con- test in Louisville. Agents are responsible for certifying eligibility.

Senior Age Division: Contestants must be 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade as of Jan 1, 2017. Team members must have reached their 15th birthday during the current con- test year, but have not passed their 19th birthday. (Contestants may attend a college beyond high school to participate in Louisville. However, club members who enroll in or audit a dairy science or animal science course prior to the fall term are not eligible.)

Junior High Age Division: Contestants must be 6th, 7th or 8th grade as of Jan 1, 2017

There are no fees for the contest and teams are invited to join the June Dairy Month Kick- off luncheon for the awards presentation.