Provincial curling was a huge success in Swift Current at Innovation Plex on February 17-19th. There were four teams from each region who were able to join in the bonspiel, and the hosting District #9 added in their teams for a total of 18 teams 9 Junior and 9 Senior playing in the bonspiel for the weekend.
The weekend started off Friday afternoon with the first draw taking place at 4pm. The banquet was held Saturday night, where all the teams were introduced. A grant total of 190 curlers, family and friends attended the banquet and dance! Members had a great time getting to know one another during the curling and dance!
The committee had a dress in your best Surf and Turf competition for Saturday, and there ended up being four winners, District #10 Junior, District #9 Juniors, District #26/27 Senior and District #9 Seniors! Congratulations to all who participated in the fun dress up event.
Two members were also spotlighted for the 4-H Spirit award, Jane Beierbach and Brayden Myers!
Thank you to the District #9 Curling Committee for hosting an exceptional event. They would like to thank the local Sponsors for the event:
Red Head Equipment, 4-H Saskatchewan, Syngenta, Sark and Marsh, Farm Credit Canada, Seed Solution Seed labs, Prairie Centre Credit Union, Innovation Credit Union, Wholesale club, Safeway, Giant Tiger, Cowtown, Peavey Mart, Canadian Tire, Shoppers Drug Mart, AgResource, Soils & Such Agronomy, Tourism Swift Current, Signs ‘n Such, Pharmasave, C5 Transport, Triple C Trucking, South Slope Stock Farm, Aero Farms Trucking, Hamm Transport.
The Bonspiel winners are below:
3rd place NE- District #18/19 Good Spirit 4-H Club
2nd place SE – District #12 Springside 4-H Beef Club
1st place SW- District #10
3rd place NW -District #38 Paradise Hill 4-H Multi Club
2nd place- SE – District #13 Goodeve Multiple 4-H Club
1st place- NE- District #26/27 Tisdale Beef/ Melfort Trail Blazer
Provincial 4-H Judging was held this past weekend on August 5th and 6th, 2022. The event hosted by Prairieland Park was a huge success and saw 35 competitors compete throughout the 2 day event.
Friday started with registration and orientation and then went right into the Judging Competition and activities. Then, on Saturday, the day started with a breakfast before moving onto a quiz and more judging. After lunch participants continued to judge until it was time for their oral and written presentations, giving reasons for their choices.
Saturday, late afternoon, was the Awards Banquet held at Saskatoon Prairieland Park Terrace. We are proud of all the members who attended and would like to congratulate them all in their hard work over the weekend.
Below is the list of our 2022 Provincial 4-H Judging Top 12 competitors. Congratulations!
1 Faith Stevens- Catherwood Beef & Sheep Club
2 Heidi Fradette- Pangman-Ogema 4-H Beef Club
3 Hunter Reid – Saskatoon 4-H Beef Club
4 Jorja Beck – Milestone 4-H Variety Club
5 Kelsy Schmitz- Ernfold 4-H Beef Club
6 Emily Sebastian – Candiac 4-H Beef Club
7 Aiva Beiber – Fillmore-Francis 4-H Beef Club
8 Sarah Felskie – Fillmore-Francis 4-H Beef Club
9 Sydney McCormack – Whitewood 4-H Beef Club
10 Kristopher Morrison – Saskatoon 4-H Beef Club
11 Hillary Lacelle – Wymark Drylanders 4-H Club
12 Mason Thackeray – Lomond 4-H Beef & Homecrafts Club
Thank you to all the volunteers, judges, and the hosting committee for all your hard work in ensuring this event was a great success. Thank you to Prairieland Park for hosting this event, and thank you to SAASE and Viterra for your sponsorship.
We hope to see everyone back for the 2023 Provincial 4-H Judging event held in Weyburn.
The Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan 4-H Council has the following announcement:
WELCOME AUBREY EATON
The 2022 4-H Saskatchewan Provincial Public Speaking Competition was held in Middle Lake, SK on April 9, 2022.
4-H Saskatchewan’s District 28 4-H Council hosted 32 members from throughout Saskatchewan in Middle Lake. This event was held in person for the first time in two years, and showcased the creativity and knowledge of 4-H’ers.
Whether it’s personal anecdotes about calving time, learning about honey bees, new words like “kerfuffle”, or getting tips and tricks from a senior about public speaking, the judges had their work cut out for them!
After much deliberation, the panel of judges determined the results to be:
1st Place- Josie Riou- Hanley Light Horse 4-H Club – “The Big Decision”
2nd Place- Kate Hougham – Hillmond 4-H Club – “Snow Forts”
3rd Place- Brooke Quinton – Springside 4-H Beef Club – “Important Things About Calving Time”
1st Place- Kamilah Pineda – Redvers Wranglers Light Horse 4-H Club – “EnCanto”
2nd Place- Addison Pain – Medstead Multiple 4-H Club – “The Best Trip Ever”
3rd Place- Maria Brons- West PA 4-H Beef Club – “Honey Bees”
1st Place- Amber Spray – Kelvington 4-H Beef Club – “The Rush”
2nd Place- Ava Loveridge – Goodeve Multiple 4-H Club – “Weird Words”
3rd Place- Kiersten Nienhus- Sask Valley Dairy 4-H Club – “Mental Health and You”
1st Place- Hunter Reid – Saskatoon 4-H Beef Club – “Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking”
2nd Place- Megan Kelly- Moosomin Multiple 4-H Club – “The G-O-O Family”
3rd Place- Adrian Byman – Tisdale 4-H Beef Club – “Change”
Thank you to our judges Patti Durand, Cameron Choquette, Chad Paetsch, Elan Baun, Taryn Heidecker, Brendan Smith, Adrianna Wormworth, Dave Altrogge, Kim Hauber, Ann Ramler, Corrine Breker, and Valerie Kirsch for volunteering. It was greatly appreciated! Thank you to our Platinum sponsors 4-H Saskatchewan, Lake Lenore/Middle Lake Co-op, RM of Hoodoo #401, and our Gold sponsors Ledcor, FCC Saskatoon, A Horizon Ag Research, and RM of Three Lakes #401.
We are looking forward to seeing everyone next year for the 2023 Provincial Public Speaking Competition in District 35!
Seventy-five 4-H’ers from across the province joined SE Regional Specialist, Melodi Hawksford-Lee, and this year's hosting committee, District #7, for the 2022 Provincial 4-H Curling event held February 18-20, 2022 in Weyburn, Sask. The eight senior teams and seven junior teams enjoyed an exciting weekend playing a sport near and dear to the hearts of Saskatchewan residents and 4-H members alike. Opening ceremonies included Ceremonial first rock thrown by Weyburn’s own, Marcel Roy, with the rock swept by 4-H Saskatchewan Ambassadors Madeline Christensen and Kierra Hawreluik.
After a hard fought round robin, the Sunset Rangers Multiple 4-H Club emerged as Champion Senior team. From the North West region, team members included (in no particular order) Harper Doige, Tyler Norman, Ryder Boyenko, Kaydence Lalonde and coach Ryan Norman. Due to double knockout rules, the final game was repeated to determine the winner with Sunset Rangers coming out on top. Committee chair, Brittany Stepp, presented the team trophy and certificates on the final day of the event.
Second place Senior team was the Longlaketon Multiple 4-H Club from the South East Region: Ryan Grabarczyk, Karla Friesen, Brett Rumpel, Jana Rumpel with coach Sean Friesen.
The Champion Junior team - from the North East region - was District 18/19. Undefeated throughout the weekend, this team included Bristol Lindgren, Paisley Wolkowski, Westin Lindgren, Presley Vogel and coach Jennifer Lindgren. Committee chair Brittany Stepp, once again, hand out the prize, trophy and certificates.
Second place in the Junior category was awarded to District 10 from the South West Region. Team curlers included Makenna Robertson, Jane Beierbach, Luke Moorhead, Paden Robertson with coach Emmy Robertson.
Curlers and organizers gathered for a celebratory banquet at Weyburn McKenna Hall where Jenae Nixon presented an inspirational speech for all members in attendance. His Worship, Marcel Roy, Mayor of Weyburn, Saskatchewan 4-H President, Cameron Choquette, and Kurtis Schwindt of MNP also brought greetings and congratulations to the members.
Thank you to event sponsors: 4-H Saskatchewan, MNP, Barber Motors, Young’s Equipment, PAHC, South Country Equipment, Nelson Motors and Equipment, Schuck Law Firm, E. Bourassa & Sons, Prairie Sky Co-op, Weyburn Security, Weyburn Credit Union, SaskPower, Souris Valley Industries, Vortex Plumbing & Heating, Megadry Disaster Restoration Inc. Appreciation goes as well, to the door prize sponsors including Weyburn Credit Union, Affinity Credit Union, Radius Credit Union, FCC, SaskTel, Deep South Animal Clinic, Pangman-Ogema 4-H Beef Club, District 7 4-H Council, Brittany Stepp, SGI, SS306, Prairie Creations, Louise Sroka, Ashworth Farm & Ranch, Storle Production Testing, BMO, and CAA.
Congratulations to all the 4-H members and leaders for making it to Provincials! We can't wait to see everyone again next year for the 2023 Provincial 4-H Curling Competition in the South West region.
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