4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl contest scheduled for February 5, 2011

For Immediate Release

Contact: Beth Heinze, heinze2@wisc.edu or 608-263-9409

Entries for the Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Quiz bowl contest on Saturday February 5, 2011 are due on January 12, 2011.  The event will be held at John Muir Elementary School in Portage, WI with registration for the event starting at 9:45am.  The cost for the event will be $10 per team.

In the dairy bowl, contestants will answer a variety of questions about dairy cattle.  All questions will come from the sources listed in the official dairy bowl rules which can be found on the Wisconsin Dairy Youth website at www.uwex.edu/ces/dairyyouth/qbowl.php Teams compete in a double elimination format by giving oral answers to questions posed by the moderator.  There will be three divisions; Junior, Senior and Mixed which may be composed of both Junior and Senior aged participants.  Junior participants must be aged 9-13 on January 1, 2011 and Senior participants must be aged 14-18 on January 1, 2011.

The winning dairy bowl team will represent Wisconsin at the Invitational 4-H youth Dairy Bowl Contest at the North American International Livestock Exposition (N.A.I.L.E) in Louisville, KY.

More information on the Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Bowl may be found at www.uwex.edu/ces/dairyyouth or by contacting Beth Heinze at heinze2@wisc.edu.

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