Denton County Youth Fair – A Tradition Continues

March 9th, 2017 by

McKenna Mitchell- Justin

As March rapidly progresses students across Denton County are actively preparing to compete at the Denton County Youth Fair & Rodeo. Students will get to show off their skills and talents in the form of jams, cookies, plants, quilts, wood crafting, agriculture mechanics, livestock and public speaking.

Kyle Real- Sanger    

The Denton County Youth Fair is a 68-year-old tradition for FFA, 4-H, and FCCLA members. The participants range from elementary students to seniors in high school. The youth fair is a chance for these students to show off their hard work and dedication. The purpose of the Denton County Youth Livestock Show and Rodeo is to provide an opportunity for FFA, FCCLA, and 4-H members to exhibit their projects in a friendly, fair competition, and to educate the public about agriculture and related areas. Also to promote breeding, improvement, and sale purebred and commercial livestock. The fair gives youth the opportunity to learn responsibility and obtain information from others as well.

Zach Griffeth – Ponder    

      
The awards given to participants not only help with future projects but also with the success of their future in the form of scholarships and prize money. It takes months of dedication and hard work to win the prestigious “Grand Champion” titles, and the excitement at these events is unmatched!
The youth fair will be held on April 1-8, 2017 in Denton, Texas on the North Texas State Fair Grounds.
Please visit the new website dentonyouthfair.com for the complete event schedule so you can come support our students!

Contact the Denton County Extension Office through http://denton.agrilife.org/ today for more information today!