Ascension 4-H Stick Horse Rodeo, Alumni Night, Livestock Show (January 21-22 at LDEC)

The Ascension Parish 4-H hosts its annual Stick Horse Rodeo at Lamar Dixon in Barn 8 on Jan. 21.  Registration is at 6:00 p.m. and the show begins at 6:30 p.m.  The show is open to all youth 11 years old and younger.  The classes are Buckin’ Horse, Buckin’ Bull, Flag Race, and Barrel Racing.  The stick horse rodeo has a fee of $5.00 to participate.  Participants do not have to be a 4-H member to participate.  Spectators are free!  Following the stick horse rodeo, there will be fellowship and adult showmanship contests for 4-H and FFA alumni.  All are invited to attend!

The Ascension Parish 4-H and FFA hosts its annual Livestock Show at Lamar Dixon Barns 7 & 8 on Jan. 22.  There will be cattle, sheep, goats, swine, rabbits, and poultry exhibited at the show, along with showmanship contests, and premier exhibitor tests.  The show is open to the public for spectating.  The judging begins at 8 a.m. with the cattle followed by sheep, goats, and swine.  The rabbit and poultry shows will both begin at 9 a.m.

We would like to thank all of our sponsors and livestock families for contributing to the Ascension Parish Livestock Show.  Prime Level sponsors include Maintenance Dredging, Inc., Nutrien, and Air Products.

4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.  For more information, call the Ascension 4-H office at 225.621.5799.