Project & Committee Information

Check out the newest information from the committees!

Awards Committee

Thank you for a successful 2023 Awards Banquet!

Clubs Planning and Hosting in Future Years:

  • 2024-River Falls: Falcon Falls, Mann Valley, River Ramblers, Town & Country
  • 2025-Prescott: Big River Defenders, Helping Hands, St. Croix Stars, Denim & Dust
  • 2026-Spring Valley: Martell Rushers, Olivet Otters, Valley Eagles


Meeting at Overdale Kennel and Canine Sports March 17th at 6:00 P.M. NO Dogs at this meeting.

Exotic Animals (Llama)

Nothing to see here!


Performance Arts Festival: March 16, 2024, at the Meyer Middle School in River Falls

Please register for the Performance Arts Festival by Monday, March 4. Forms must be emailed to or mailed to the Pierce County Extension Office, PO Box 69, 432 W. Main Street, Ellsworth, WI 54011.

Download the registration forms below and submit them by Thursday, March 7. If you have any questions, please contact April Daniels at or (715) 273-6781.

Food Stand

The Food Stand Committee could use 2-3 more volunteers to help during the fair. The position is open to any enrolled 4-H adult volunteer. The Food Stand Committee will provide any training necessary to make sure you feel comfortable being the “Supervisor on Duty”. If you have any questions or would like to get in contact with the Food Stand Committee, please call the Pierce County Extension Office at (715) 273-6781.


Next Meeting: March 10

Important Dates:

  • March 10-Winter Round Up (differing times for first and second versus other members)
  • March 17-Annual Tack Swap & Bake Sale Fundraiser
  • March TBD-Horse Bowl Team Starts


Pierce County Livestock Committee Meeting: Our next meeting will be held on Monday, March 25, 2024 at 7pm in the Ag Room at the Ellsworth High School. We will be reviewing & considering any suggested changes to the current bylaws.

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and/or Instagram or check out our website at: for more events that may pop up between newsletters. As always, feel free to email the livestock committee if you have questions. Our email is:

 Pierce County Meat Animal High School Scholarship Application

Eligibility Requirements:

⠐Must be a current high school senior planning to attend a tech school, trade school, certified apprentice program, short course, or a four-year college.

⠐Applicants must be currently enrolled in the Pierce County 4-H Program or FFA Chapter and a member in good standing in their respective organisations.

⠐Applicants must be currently entered in a Pierce County Meat Animal Project (beef, goat, sheep or swine), have been in the Meat Animal Project for at least four years & have sold at least one animal on a Pierce County Livestock Auction.

⠐Applicants must bring a market animal tagged by the Pierce County Livestock Committee to the 2024 Pierce County Fair. The application deadline is Saturday, April 20, 2024

Jim Geraets Memorial Scholarship/Grant. Please pass along this information & application along to anyone you know who may be interested in applying for the scholarship.

Jim was very passionate about the livestock program. He touched a lot of lives & would help anyone & everyone to be able to get started in the project. Thanks to the help of some incredibly kind & generous donors, we were able to start this fund to help keep his legacy alive & to continue to do what he was best known for, helping kids learn about the livestock industry by showing and selling on the Pierce County Auction.

We will be giving up to three $100 scholarships to first or second-year members who will be participating in the beef, goat, sheep or swine animal projects. Criteria to apply: -All Pierce County 4-H & FFA youth members enrolled on 4-H online are invited to apply. -Must be a member of good standing in your club or chapter. -Must be a first or second-year member in the livestock project (beef, goat, sheep or swine projects) & be enrolled in the project at the time the application is submitted. -Scholarship applications MUST be handwritten by the exhibitor.
-Previous winners are not eligible. Applications are due on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Winners will be announced on May 1, 2024, & payments will be made at the Carcass Evaluation on Aug 21st.

Applications may be scanned & emailed back to the Pierce County Livestock Committee or dropped off at the Pierce County Extension Office. Please call to make sure someone is in the office or place your application in the drop box outside the office door. Please note: The outside door to the building locks automatically at approximately 5 pm.
If you have questions please reach out via email to the Pierce County Livestock Committee (not the Extension Office please).

Poultry & Small Animal (Rabbits & Cavy)

Upcoming Workshop Dates:

  • March 28
  • May 9
  • July 10

Shooting Sports

Hunter Education: If youth are interested in a Hunter Education course, find more information here:

National 4-H Shooting Sports Quiz Bowl: More information can be found here:

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