State 4-H Congress

Registration details for 2019 coming soon!

Registration for Chaperones and State Council members opens February 1!

Registration for Delegates opens March 1!

Registration ends April 15—late registrations will not be accepted.

For Congress details see our State 4-H Congress Registration Book (updated 3/23/18)



Cost: $225

You can find registration information and register for State Congress through your 4HOnline profile


Participants stay in the residence halls of the University of Missouri.  Delegates are required to bring bed linens, blankets and towels. Please read the Expectations and Regulations for Youth Camps from Residential life before attending.


Meals are served by the University of Missouri cafeteria.  Meal time schedules will be printed in the program.

Advanced registration

Check with your county office for local due date.
Counties, please adhere to the state registration deadline of April 15 in order to permit sufficient time to confirm workshops with instructors and youth.

Qualifications of delegates

All delegates must be 14 years of age before January 1 of current program year.  Eligible members may attend more than one State Congress, unless prohibited by local county policy.


All regularly registered delegates and leaders are covered by an accident and health insurance policy effective from the time individuals leave home until they return home.  The cost of the insurance is included in the registration fee.

State officer and regional representatives

Each program planning area will elect four regional representatives at State 4-H Congress.  Officers are selected by the entire delegation.


The Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives, Inc., Missouri Corn Growers Association, Monsanto Company, MFA Foundation, Marla Tobin, M.D. (4-H Foundation Trustee), Marty Hoffmeister Ahrens (State 4-H Council President (1990-91), and Aaron and Erica Baker (Aaron is a past State Council President)  provide costs over and above the delegates’ registration fees.

If you would like to register for the Missouri State 4-H Congress, please visit 4HOnline.

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