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The SD 4H Finals Rodeo Secretary email address is
A portion of the entry process will be conducted on South Dakota 4hOnline. All paper forms must be MAILED to Heather Shoultz, PO Box 344, Huron SD 57350 by May 1. Complete the following :

  1. Enroll as a SD 4-H member in 4HOnline membership system
  2. After enrolling, register for Rodeo (104ROD) Project in 4HOnline.
  3. Complete all required SD 4-H Rodeo paper forms in this packet and submit as follows on/before Monday, May 1, 2017.
    • 4-H Finals Secretary receives the 2017 4H Rodeo Official Entry Form and Waivers (all pages except page 4 of entry form)
    • County 4-H Office receives the Insurance Declaration Form 1 to participate in SD 4-H Rodeo   (page 4 of entry  form)

Late Entry Process:  Please refer to page 4 of the SD 4-H Rodeo Entry Packet for specific guidelines.

REMEMBER-ALL 4-H Rodeo Contestants MUST complete the Finals entry form packet in order to compete at ANY 4-H approved regional rodeo. Information found within this packet will be used by any regional rodeo you enter. The “Finals Entry Form Packet” button contains the Finals Entry Form pages that must be filled out and mail to Heather Shoultz PO Box 344 Huron SD 57350 no later than May 1, 2017. Please spread the word with your rodeo friends/family. If you have turned in the Finals Entry Form pages by May 1st and are in good standing, you will automatically be entered into the Finals Rodeo if you are one of the top 4 scores/times for an event at an approved 4-H regional rodeo.
Entry Fees for SD 4-H Finals Inc. Rodeo
1. Individual contestant payment is done at Finals “check-in”  2017 entry fees: $47/first event, then $20/per additional events.  Example – If you qualify for the Finals in 3 events your entry fee will be $87.00 ($47+$20+$20)
2. If a contestant’s entry fee is returned to the SD 4-H Rodeo Inc. Finals as NSF or for any other reason, that contestant will no longer be in “good standing” and will be removed from the Rodeo Eligibility list. The member will be ineligible to compete in 4-H rodeos for the following year until this has been corrected.
3. Registration will be located under the grandstands on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning of the contest.
NOTE: If contestants do not wish to enter the finals or have an event/events that they do not wish to enter, they must to notify the SD 4-H Finals secretary via e-mail ( and mail a paper copy by August 4.
SD 4-H Finals Rodeo Secretary ATTN: Heather Shoultz PO Box 344, Huron, SD 57350
If contestants fail to notify the secretary prior to the finals draw that they do not wish to participate, they are responsible for the entry fees.

Team ropers will be entered for the finals based on the first regional rodeo results where the team qualified. If the header/heeler information is not accurate, submit changes on the Team Roping Correction Form to the Finals rodeo secretary by August 4, 2017.  The form is available at or from your County Extension Office.  Submit the form via email to

NOTE: Team Roping Corrections are NOT accepted via a telephone.

“If a contestant is showing livestock and Not Static Exhibits at a Local County 4-H Achievement Days that contestant may have a set performance for Friday/Sunday or Saturday/Saturday.  Contestant must have a signed letter from the extension office stating the conflict and must be emailed or mailed to Finals Secretary by August 1st. ”

If the contestant has major medical conditions/treatments that conflict with the performance schedule, the contestant’s doctor’s office must document, on official letterhead paper, the contestant has a medical appointment/treatment that will conflict. SD 4-H Finals Inc. Rodeo may confirm the conflict with the contestant’s local extension office.
Submit documentation to the Finals rodeo secretary by 6:00 p.m. CT on the Monday following first full weekend in August.
Contestant may submit documentation via email ( with a hard copy to follow:
SD 4-H Finals Rodeo Secretary ATTN: Heather Shoultz PO Box 344, Huron, SD 57350
1. Contestants are encouraged to be in Western Attire to register.
2. Contestant must be present to register.

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