4-H Judging Teams

4-H Judging teams are short-term, intensive trainings in a particular subject area. The goal of the trainings is to compete at the Judging Team competitions. Judging Teams are typically comprised of three to four youth in the same grade/level.

Contact Information

Carrie Joyner
Extension Agent II
Phone: (731) 855-7656
Email: cardking@tennessee.edu

Corey Lawrence
Extension Agent I
Phone: (731) 855-7656
Email: corlwr@tennessee.edu

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An educational, fun, knowledge-driven class about the amazing characteristics, breeds, differences and similarities, and just plain joy of learning about horses!
Customer Decision Making
Consumer Decision Making
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CDM Judging Team targets high school 4-H members. It is designed to teach students to observe, compare, and make fact-based consumer decisions.
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Horse Judging
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Horse Judging is available for 4-H members in 4th-12th grades. Members are trained to evaluate both conformation and performance abilities according to industry standards of differing breeds of horses
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LifeSkills Judging
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LifeSkills Judging is open to 4-H members in fourth through eighth grades. The contest is a regional judging activity which consists of various subjects in Family and Consumer Sciences.
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Livestock Judging
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The Livestock Judging Team learns how to evaluate beef cattle, goats, hogs, and sheep. This group is open to 4th through 12th grade students. You do not have to have prior animal experience.
Outdoor Meat Cookery
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Outdoor Meat Cookery (OMC) & Meats Judging is available to 4-H members in grades six through twelve. OMC teaches participants the art and science of preparing meat products in an outdoor setting.
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Wildlife Judging
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Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) is designed to teach youth about the fundamentals of wildlife and fisheries science and management.
Jr. High Project Showcase
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Jr. High Project Showcase is designed to provide an outlet that will allow 4-H members in fourth through eighth grades to showcase their project involvement