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2021 Regional & State Championship 4-H Tailgating Contest

The purpose of this contest is to promote the use of animal protein in the diet by teaching the art and science of safely preparing beef, pork, poultry, and seafood in an outdoor setting. Investment in this activity will provide 4-H youth with life skills, including decision making, healthy lifestyle choices, and communication.

To learn more about this contest click here: 2021 Tailgate Contest Information, Rules and Eligibility

2021 COVID related procedures:

  • If you or anyone in your family have had a fever or flu-like symptoms or have had direct contact (< 6 ft for 15 or more min) with someone known to have Covid-19 within the two weeks prior to the scheduled event, please be responsible and DO NOT come.
  • Participants must bring anything they would need for event including a lighter, grill brush, meat, seasonings, etc. We will still provide the grills, charcoal, lighter fluid, and plates to turn in products.

If you have any questions about COVID-19 Protocols or the Tailgate Contest, please contact Dr. Chad Carr at or 352-392-2454.


Video Resources

4-H Grilling Introduction

4-H Cookout Fire Safety

4-H Cookout Food Safety

4-H Cookout Grilling

District Contest Information


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