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State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest to be held at UW-Madison on Jan. 30

State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest to be held at UW-Madison on Jan. 30

Entries for contest are due Jan. 15

In 2016, the Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and Management contests will move to the UW Madison campus. The contest will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30. Entries for the Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and Management contests on are due on Jan. 15.  The event will start at 9:45 a.m. in the Sewell Social Science Building, which is the building next to the bell tower. The cost per team is $10.

The winning senior dairy bowl team will represent Wisconsin at the Invitational 4-H youth Dairy Bowl Contest at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky.

Dairy bowl contestants will answer a variety of questions about dairy cattle. All questions will come from the sources listed in the official dairy bowl rules which can be found on the Wisconsin Dairy Youth website at http://fyi.uwex.edu/dairyyouth/. Teams compete in a double elimination format by giving oral answers to questions posed by the moderator. There will be three divisions; junior, senior and mixed which may be composed of both junior and senior aged participants. Junior participants must be 4-H members up to age 13 as of Jan. 1 and seniors must be 14 to 18 years old on Jan. 1.

The winning senior dairy bowl team will represent Wisconsin at the Invitational 4-H youth Dairy Bowl Contest at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky. 

The Dairy Management Contest will be held on the same day as the Quiz Bowl Contest and is open to both junior and senior participants. The Junior Dairy Management contest will focus on dairy cattle reproduction while the senior contest could have questions related to the entire dairy industry.

The winning senior management team will represent Wisconsin at the All-American Junior Dairy Management Contest in Harrisburg, Pa.

More information on the Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Bowl and Management contests may be found at http://fyi.uwex.edu/dairyyouth/ or by contacting Beth Heinze at heinze2@wisc.edu

Source: UW-Extension

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