March 20, 2023 - March 26, 2023


  • Dr. O.D. Butler Memorial Scholarship due March 31, 2023
  • WCF Shrimp Boil Needs Senior 4-H Volunteers before March 30, 2023
  • Texas Horse Validation is open on 4H Online from March 1 - May 1, 2023
  • Consumer Decision Making (CDM) Practice on March 27, 2023
  • Major Show Validation Tag Orders Due April 5, 2023
  • District 11 Multi-District Judging Contests Registration closes March 31, 2023
  • Washington County Fair Bucket Calf Mentor Application due April 3, 2023
  • County Council Officer Elections Application due April 10, 2023
  • Accepting Donations for Families affected by Uvalde until March 31, 2023


Washington County Extension Office
Washington County Fair Website
District 11 4-H Website
Texas 4-H

Dr. O.D. Butler Memorial Scholarship Applications are due at

5:00pm, Friday, March 31, 2023

Candidates must be 4-H or FFA members that are high school seniors who will graduate in spring 2023. They must be enrolled or accepted to a Texas College, University or Trade School but are not limited to a specific major. The profit from the Annual Forage Field Day, as well as money donated specifically for scholarships, is used to fund these scholarships. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Washington County Extension Office at 979-277-6212 ext. 2.

Scholarship Application

Washington County Fair needs Senior

 4-H members to volunteer to help with the 2023 WCF Shrimp Boil on March 30, 2023 starting at 5:30pm at Silver Wings Ballroom. The WCF committee will provide pizza for all members who volunteer. 

The proceeds from this event are designated to fund the Washington County Fair scholarship that is given to students their Senior year in High School. Furthermore, this is a fantastic 4-H Record Book Opportunity for Community Service.

As an added bonus, the 4-H clubs that have members volunteer will split the tips at the end of the evening.

Click Here to Volunteer

Texas 4-H Horse Validation for 2023 is Open in 4-H Online

  • March 1 – April 15, 2023 - Cost is $10 per horse.
  • April 16 – May 1, 2023 - Cost is $15 per horse.

All Horses Showing at District or State Horse Show must be Validated.

For More Information

The next Consumer Decision Making Practice is March 27, 2023 at 5:00pm at the Washington County Expo Event Center.

District CDM Participants -

Make sure you are registered for the District Spring Spectacular CDM Contest on 4-H Online!

Major Show Tag Orders Due April 5, 2023

All Major Show Validation Tag Order Forms must be turned in to the Extension Office.

No Online or Phone Orders will be Accepted

Click Here to Visit the WashCo 4-H Validation Website

District 11 4-H Multi District Livestock Judging Entries due March 31, 2023

Late Registration: April 1 – 7, 2023

This will be on April 22, 2023 at the Brazos Expo Center, 5827 Lenard Rd. Bryan, TX

More Information

WCF Bucket Calf Entries for Exhibitors and Mentors are due by April 3, 2023!

The Bucket Calf Program at the Washington County Fair was started to give youth the opportunity to learn about the basic care and responsibility of raising and caring for livestock. This program is open to youth (ages 4 - 8) in Washington County. Participants are matched with a mentor and participate in project meetings and a Progress Show.

More Information Here

County Council Officer Applications due April 10, 2023

Applications are due to the Extension office by 5:00pm on Monday, April 10, 2023, applications can be picked up at the Extension Office or downloaded online.


Interviews will be on Monday, April 24, 2023.

Click Here for More Information

2022 - 2023 County Council Officers

Chairman: Madison Moran

1st Vice: Dalton Winkelmenn

2nd Vice: Dawson Rudloff

3rd Vice: McKenzie Tiemann

Secretary: Audrey Schmidt

Treasurer: Logan Mason

Reporter: Calvin Wunderlich

Parliamentarian: Kord Mikolajchak

District Delegate: Haylie Niemeyer &

Matthew Philips

Washington County Extension Service

1305 E. Blue Bell Rd · Brenham, TX 77833 · 979.277.6212

Kara Matheney

CEA Ag and Natural Resources

[email protected]

Stephanie Rudolph

Office Manager

[email protected]

Mary Sanders

Cooperative Extension Agent

Family and Community Health 

[email protected]

Miranda Mallory

Administrative Assistant

4-H Youth Development & FCH 

[email protected]

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