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Project Bowls

Project Bowls are just around the corner! It is that time of year again when project bowl teams will begin practicing for the regional contests in March. Project bowls are an exciting way for youth to explore a project area. Teams compete in quiz competitions with questions about specific project areas. There are opportunities for teams to form in dairy, dog, general livestock (beef, meat goat, sheep & swine), horse, poultry, rabbit and wildlife. Lama bowl will be offered at the State Bowl. Two team contests are held - Junior (grades 3-8) and Senior (grades 4-12+). Check out the 4-H Project Bowl website at: www.4-h.umn.edu/events/project-bowl/ for rules, resources, and more information on the 2018 bowls. Regional winners advance to the State Project Bowl and state winners in dairy, general livestock, horse, poultry and wildlife go on to national contests.

All 4-H’ers that are interested in joining a project bowl should watch their email or contact Sara at the Extension office at 320-255-6169 or budde016@umn.edu.

Coaches can be contacted directly in the following project areas:
Dairy- 1st practice January 5th at 8:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church basement, Freeport.    Senior coach- Tom Peterson, 320-333-2207. Junior coaches- Lisa and Darrel Maus, 320-837-5845
Rabbit- Coach- Shannon Olson, 320-290-1359 or smaltrich@yahoo.com.  
Poultry- Contact Sara
General Livestock- Contact Sara
Dog- Contact Sara
Wildlife- Contact Sara

Regional Bowl dates and locations are:
March 3: Foley
March 24: Snow Date
April 7: State Bowl, Sauk Rapids

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