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4-H Youth Development

Kansas 4-H Youth Development is sponsored by K-State Research and Extension and County and District Extension Councils in the Southeast Area. The new 4-H Year begins October 1. Contact your local Extension Office for more information about 4-H.


Southeast Leadership Forum

January 19th, 2019

9:15 – 2:45

Anderson Building, Lyon County Fairgrounds, Emporia, Kansas

The Southeast Leadership Forum is a one-day event in January, where youth (ages 12-18) and adults across the Southeast Region come together to learn more about leadership, 4-H and practice new skills.

•There will be workshops, new friends, hands on learning and an awesome Keynote speaker!

•Come join us for a great Saturday!

•The cost for the Day is $20 per person, which includes all workshop materials, snacks and lunch. 

DEADLINE to register - Register online by January 10, 2019 and take your $20 payment to your local Extension Office (Checks to the Kansas 4-H Foundation). 

Informational Sheet

Registration Link


Click here to learn more about joining Kansas 4-H. 


June 12 - MULTI-CONTEST DAY - Emporia, KS 

FCS Judging Contest Results

Horticulture Judging Contest Results

Crops Judges Contest Results

Photography Judging Contest Results

Favorite Foods Contest Results



SE Contest Day
June 12, 2018, Anderson Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Emporia. 
Judging Contests are open to anyone in the age range, they do not need to be from the SE Area and no preregistration is required.
Each county/district can have the number of participants indicated in the letter for the Favorite Foods Contest and should preregister. 
1) Contest Flier  Word   PDF 
2) Favorite Foods Information - All registration through the local unit office   PDF
3) A graphic you can put on social media with information about the contest. PNG