State 4-H Livestock Events

Livestock Judging consists of carefully analyzing a group of animals and measuring them against a standard that is commonly accepted as being ideal. Livestock Quiz Bowl allows youth to demonstrate their knowledge on all food animal species. Please read the rules below for more information. 

Livestock Judging - A Guide for Oral Reasons (GB090)

4-H Animal Science Survey

Livestock Links

North Dakota 4-H Virtual Showmanship Clinic








ND 4-H Horse & Livestock Judging Reasons Workshop (date coming soon)

Livestock & Horse Judging Clinic + Reasons Workshop 

4-H Little "I" Judging Contest hosted by NDSU Saddle & Sirloin Club - February 14, 2020

NDSU Little "I" Judging Contest Letter & Registration 

State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest - March 6, 2021 - Watford City

State 4-H Livestock Judging Rules 
Livestock and Horse Judging Scantron

The 3rd edition of the NDSU Livestock Judging Terminology manual will be $10 per book plus shipping. This manual serves as a fundraiser for the NDSU Judging Club. If interested in ordering the manuals, you can go to the NDSU Marketplace.

Livestock Judging Contest Results can be found on

Rough Rider Center in Watford City
2209 Wolves Den Parkway
Watford City, ND 58854

Welcome to the New Frontier (Watford City info.)

4-H Livestock Judging Contest - Powtoon

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