Volunteers needed for Goliad County Fair dances
by Tracy Berger
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Volunteers are needed to help out during the Friday and Saturday dances at the Goliad County Fair.

Volunteers will be given a choice of a free rodeo ticket or Cowboy Camp pass.

Contact Sherry Reiley for information at

Remaining workdays

The following workdays remain for the Goliad County Fair Association:

• Feb. 23

• March 2 and 9

Visit the Goiliad County Extension Office website at for 2013 Goliad County Fair rules and entry information.

Barbecue tickets available

Tickets for the Relay for Life barbecue to be held Sunday, Feb. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Goliad County Fairgrounds are available at the Goliad County Extension Office for $8.

Lamb and Goat Camp

The Howard College Lamb and Goat Camp will be held this summer. Registration forms can be picked up at the Goliad County Extension Office.

The Goat Camp will be June 2-4 and the Lamb Camp will be held June 9-11.

Photography contest

The final category for the year will be “Wildlife.” 

Photos will be due Feb. 11.   The district photo contest will be in March.

Valentine raffle

Stampede 4-H Club members are selling tickets for their annual Valentine raffle. 

The winning ticket holder will receive a $50 gift certificate to the restaurant of their choice, two Cinemark movie tickets, $15 gas card and a box of candy.

Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and can be purchased from any Stampede 4-H member.  Proceeds from the raffle will go to Relay for Life. 

Contact any Stampede 4-H member or call Debbie Bego at 645-4514 for tickets.

Quiz Bowl

Those interested in competing in Nutritional Quiz Bowl can contact Sharon Swize at 361-645-9267. The first meeting will be in February.

Livestock judging

Those interested in livestock judging can call 361-564-8184 for details.

4-H scholarship

All 4-H Club scholarship information and forms are on the Texas 4-H website. There is a video on the website or PowerPoint presentation members can view.

Scholarships are due in the Goliad County Extension Office by Jan. 30. They need to be in the district office by Feb. 8.

Online record books

Record books will be completed online this year. At the end of the year, the books will still be printed out and turned in as usual.

There have been some significant changes this year. The earlier members start their record books, the easier it will be to complete. The online setup is made to be used year round. Members can go online now, create their account or log into their previous account and begin on their own. The website is http://

Those showing an animal in the 2013 Goliad County Fair must turn in a record book to be eligible to show again in 2014.

Upcoming events

Feb. 12 – GCFA regular meeting

Feb. 15 – SA school tours, calf/pig scramble essays due

Feb. 23 - GCFA workday

March 1 - Deadline for homemaking entries, deadline for concession stand signup

Extension programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion,

disability, or national origin.
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