4-H Horse Show Judges and Horse Show Managers' Conference
Jan. 18-19, 2014
Kettunen Center, 14901 4-H Drive, Tustin, MI 49688

TIME:
General Registration:    Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, 7:30 to 9 a.m.
Adjourn:                            Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, 1 p.m.

NOTE: There will be lodging available on Friday evening, Jan. 17, for those who would like to come early. Arrival time will be 7 to 9 p.m. See registration packages #1, #1W and #1R below for the early arrival rate. Judges must register for Saturday and Sunday to receive attendance credit. Please pay close attention when you are registering online to the category you select. Your cost will depend on the category you select.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Participants must be 20 years of age as of Jan. 1, 2014.  Additionally, participation is limited to only those eligible to attend:

•    Regular and Conditional Judges on the 2013-2014 list of Michigan 4-H horse judges
•    Extension staff members
•    State 4-H horse advisory and horse show programming committee members
•    County 4-H horse show superintendents or their representatives
•    Open Horse Show Managers

PLEASE NOTE that Regular judges are required to attend this conference every three years to remain in good standing.

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES:
•    To emphasize the 4-H philosophy, and focus on youth and volunteers in 4-H Horse Shows
•    To improve and standardize the judging of 4-H horse shows in Michigan
•    To improve cooperation between county fair 4-H horse show superintendents or show managers and 4-H horse show judges
•    To make Michigan 4-H horse shows as educational as possible

COST:
Judges (regular and conditional), State 4-H Horse Advisory and State 4-H Horse Show programming committee members, and County 4-H horse show superintendents pay one of the package prices below.  All fees include lodging, meals and resource fees. All fees should be prepaid. Fees below include a $20.00 resource fee which covers the cost to the State 4-H office for educational materials, resource people and supplies for this conference.

Package #1       Friday lodging through Sunday lunch: $173.00
Package #1W   Same as Package #1 but includes upgrade to White Pine: $191.50
Package #1R
    Same as Package #1 but includes upgrade to Red Oak: $214.00
Package #2       Saturday lunch through Sunday lunch: $110.25
Package #2W   Same as Package #2 but includes upgrade to White Pine: $119.50
Package #2R
    Same as Package #2 but includes upgrade to Red Oak: $130.75
Package #3       Saturday lunch through Sunday lunch, no lodging: $72.75

There will be no refunds for unused package items and ABSOLUTELY NO WALK-INS. Red Oak and White Pine are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Anyone who does not cancel with the State 4-H Office by Jan. 15, 2014 will be charged a “no-show” fee of $72.75.

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Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For more information about the 4-H Horse Show Judges' and Managers' Conference contact Karen Waite at kwaite@msu.edu.