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4-H Roadrunner

Upcoming 4-H Events, results of recent events; information for leaders, parents and members

Issue Articles Type Date Added
Winter 2018- Road Runner Newsletter

Mark your calendar, we have lots of dates for you!

Information about the upcoming Field Day.

PDF 1/25/18
Summer 2016

Special Fair Edition

PDF 8/16/16
Road Runner Winter 2016 PDF 4/20/16
Road Runner Spring 2016

The Spring Issue of the Road Runner is now available.  

PDF 4/20/16
Fall 2015

Our 1st Newsletter of the 4-H year is here.  Upcoming dates, and information about fall and winter events.  If you have any articles you would like to be published in the January Newsletter please get them to the 4-H office by December 15th.  

PDF 11/17/15
Summer 2015 PDF 8/18/15
Spring 2015

Find out what is happening this spring in 4-H.  

*  Everything you need to know about the upcoming Livestock Field Day

*  Results from Presentation Field Day

*  Help navigating your Record Book Forms

PDF 4/2/15
June/July Road Runner 2014 PDF 6/16/14
September/October 2013

4-H Sign Up Fairs!

Bishop Area 4-H Clubs

serving the communities of Benton, Hammil Valley, Chalfant Valley, Round Valley, Mustang Mesa, Bishop and Big Pine

Tuesday, September 24 from 5pm to 7pm

Tri-County Fairgrounds, Bishop

Home Economics Building

Lone Pine 4-H Club

serving the communities of Independence, Lone Pine, Cartago and Olancha

Wednesday, September 18 at 5pm

Lo-Inyo Elementary School

- and -

Thursday, September 26 at 5pm

Owens Valley Unified School


PDF 9/11/13
July/August 2013

Junior Livestock Show and Sale!

4-H Department at the Tri-County Fair!

Read more inside. 

PDF 7/2/13
May/June 2013


Thursdays from 3pm—5pm: Record Book help at 4-H Office

15    Revolution of Responsibility grants due

31     Make-up tests for Livestock Field Day due to the 4-H office. See more information below.



Record Books Due! at your last Community Club meeting in June

21 Entry forms due for the Junior Livestock Show and Sale, $10 fee for late entries



9 - 13 Junior Livestock Show and Sale

15 Revolution of Responsibility grants due


In this newsletter:

Page 2 - Important Information

Page 3 - Livestock Field Day

             Congratulations to our Graduating Seniors!
             Friends of 4-H Fundraiser

Page 4 - 4-H Presentation Day

             Revolution of Responsibility

Page 5 - Record Books

Page 6 - State Increases 4-H Fees

Page 7 - Junior Livestock Show


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March April 2013

March 10 - Field Day, 1pm, Presentations and Judging Competition, Home Street Middle School, *Note* New Location of Field Day! Home Street Middle School, Multi-purpose Room

March 15 - Revolution of Responsibility grants due

April 14 - Livestock Field Day, Sunday, April 14, 1pm Bishop FFA Farm, Sunland Drive

April 27 - South Sectional Presentation Day, open to all 4-H members who received a gold seal at County Presentation Day

April 29 - Seniors: 4-H Scholarships are due to the 4-H Office on Monday, April 29

4-H Council Meeting— Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 6:30pm, 4-H Office. 4-H Council is the group that guides our 4-H youth program, planning events, awarding scholarships, and setting policy. We invite you all to attend a meeting, find out what Council is all about, and encourage you to get involved. You have the opportunity to make the best better!

Junior Livestock Auction Committee—Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 5:30pm, Eastern Sierra Community Bank, Bishop. The Junior Livestock Auction Committee is the volunteer committee that partners with the Tri-County Fairgrounds to put on the Livestock Auction at the Junior Livestock Show and Sale. All 4-H Animal project leaders encouraged to participate. Any 4-H parent of a 4-H member taking a 4-H animal project is encouraged to participate as well. Come to the next meeting and see how you can contribute.

Reminder! Don’t forget to work on your 4-H Record Book - Record book forms are available in the 4-H office or can be downloaded at the 4-H website, http://ceinyo-mono.ucdavis.edu/4-H_Program/4-H_Record_Book.htm

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January February 2013

2013 4-H Field Day

Sunday, March 10 at 1pm, Home Street Middle School

All 4-H members are encouraged to attend this event. Practice your judging skills, display your demonstration skills, and support your fellow 4-Hers! Fill out the entry form on Page 6 and return by Friday, March 2 to the 4-H office. Need help on your presentation? Attend a presentation workshop! More information to the right. What’s Field Day? See pages 3 - 5 for more information, more than you’ll ever need to know! *New* Mini-members invited to participate. See page 4 for more details.

Presentation Workshops

Patio Building, Bishop, February 19, 3:30pm - 5pm and February 26, 3:30pm - 5pm, Join 4-H Program Rep Serena Dennis for an afternoon learning how to give a presentation at 4-H Field Day. Appropriate for first year 4-H members or continuing 4-H members 

And - new County Director, Fun Day Thank yous, Revolution of Responsibility, Important Updates and much more! 

Click on the link below to read your January February RoadRunner newsletter today. See you at 4-H Field Day!

PDF 1/17/13
November December 2012

Achievement Night - November 13!

4-H Fun Day - December 2!

And much more! 

PDF 11/2/12
September/October 2012

Sign Up for 4-H! For youth in grades K-12 or ages 5 to 18, Bristlecone, Mt. Tom, Sierra Crest, White Mountain 4-H Clubs: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 From 5pm to 7pm Home Economics Building, Fairgrounds (for the communities of Bishop and Big Pine). Lone Pine 4-H Club, Thursday, September 13, 2012 Owens Valley Elementary, Thursday, September 20, 2012, Lo-Inyo Elementary, (for the communities of Independence, Lone Pine & Olancha)

 4-H Enrollment Fee Increase for 2012-2013 year: This year, the cost to enroll in 4-H will be $30 per youth. $28 will go to the State 4-H Youth Development Program and $2 will stay here with our local County Council. Our County Council and local clubs do not want this fee increase to be a barrier to participating in 4-H. Scholarships will be available. Look for the scholarship form and more information in  your sign-up packet.

And much more!




PDF 9/6/12
August 2012 RoadRunner

2012 Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair

“Forever Red, White and Blue at The Tri-County Fair!”

It is that time of year again — fair! We’d like to invite everyone to join us with your creativity, craftiness, and brilliance. See pages 2 - 9 for the many possible ways you can enter homemade and homegrown items in the fair.

Let’s make this the best year ever for our 4-H department! Show your 4-H spirit by entering in the fair! Each 4-H member entering in the 4-H Department will receive a prize ticket. Prizes include: key chains, stuffed animals, bandanas, bags, and much more! Pick up your prize when you turn in your entries.

Note:  You did not have to make it in 4-H to enter it in the 4-H Department, but you must be a 2011-12  4-H member.

August Calendar of Events

9  Last day to turn in Gold Seal Record Books for County Judging

15-18  Fair Entry forms due to the Fairgrounds

16 County Record Book Judging, 5:30pm at 4-H Office

17  8 am to 5 pm - 4-H Entries due except Food & Ag to Douglas Robinson Building

18  5 pm to 8 pm - 4-H Baked Foods due to Douglas Robinson Building

19  6 pm to 8 pm - 4-H Agriculture due to Douglas Robinson Building

20  6:30 to 8:30 a.m. - 4-H Agriculture due to Douglas Robinson Building

8/30 thru 9/2 Tri-County Fair  



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