4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl & Skillathon Contest

WHAT: Livestock Bowl is a quiz competition where all the questions are about beef, swine, sheep and meat goat topics and students use a buzzer in order to answer the questions. Teams compete in a double elimination format by giving oral answers to questions posed by a moderator. Each match has both and individual and toss-up question round. The winning 4-H senor team will represent Wisconsin at the National 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl competition in Omaha, NE at the AKSARBEN Livestock Exhibition.

Skillathon contest is made up of a written quiz and learning stations such as breed identification, feed identification, and equipment identification as well as some team activities such as demonstration evaluation skills. The top Senior level 4-H team will represent Wisconsin at the National 4-H Skillathon Contest, held each fall in Louisville at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE).

Competition in Quiz Bowl & Skillathon encourages members to develop a more complete knowledge of animals and related subjects. This contest provides an education program for all project members, including those who may not own a project animal, and provides away to develop self-confidence.

WHEN: Saturday, March 2, 2019

WHERE: UW-Madison Animal Science Building

TIME: Registration 9:00 a.m., Competition starts at 9:30 a.m.

If you are interested in this contest, contact Amy Mitchell by email or phone 326-0224.