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State Events


California Focus

Experience California’s government in action by participating in the legislative, political, and judicial processes. California Focus combines hands-on participation in workshops, debates, simulations, tours, and fun activities. 

California 4-H State Field Day

The largest and most comprehensive educational event for 4-H youth members (age 9-19) and 4-H volunteer educators, California State 4-H Field Day has more than 1,500 participants annually. Since 2002, 4-H'ers from throughout the state have come together to connect and compete in this statewide event, held annually  on the campus of the University of California, Davis.

State Leadership Conference

The annual 4-H State Leadership Conference brings together youth from across California for leadership training, networking, and a memorable learning experience.


4-H Horse Classic

The California 4-H Horse Classic offers 4-H members the chance to showcase the culmination of their efforts put forth in their equine projects throughout the year. In 2017, the Classic will again be an event dedicated to over 2,885 4-H horse project members statewide.

Animal Science Symposium

The 4-H Animal Science Symposium is a train-the-trainer professional development conference with educational sessions on animal welfare and animal health led by specialists on animal welfare, animal health, and species-specific issues.