State 4-H Congress

State Congress 2023
May 31-June 2, 2023
University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.

A hand holding a globe surrounded by the words A Whole New World of Leadership, Missouri State 4-H Congress.

Congress is designed for Missouri 4-Her’s ages 14–19. The Missouri State 4-H Council plans and implements the event that is normally held on the University of Missouri campus.

Join us and enjoy:

  • Networking with 4-H’ers from all around Missouri
  • Leadership and career workshops
  • Keynote speaker
  • Recognition of our 2022–2023 State 4-H Council members
  • Recognition of our 2021-2023 State 4-H Ambassadors
  • Election of our 2023–2023 State 4-H Executive Officers
  • Installation of our 2023–2024 State 4-H Council members


  • Opens March 1 and closes April 15 in 4-H Online
  • Must be at least 14 years of age before Jan. 1, 2023

State 4-H Congress Registration Book (PDF)

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    • Cost: $200
    • You can find registration information and register for State Congress through your 4-H Online profile.
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    Opportunity Scholarships

    Each scholarship is $100 toward registration for State 4-H Congress.

    Steps in the scholarship process:

    • Download this form.
    • Fill out the form and sign it.
    • Get it to your local 4-H staff member no later than Feb. 13. They will sign it and send it to the state office.
    • County Extension offices will be notified by Feb. 20 with the names of scholarship recipients.
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    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.

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    Candidates for Missouri State 4-H Executive Council

    For information on the Candidates and Election details, please see the State 4-H Council page.

Register at 4-H Online

Chaperoning info (PDF)

Congress sponsors:

Missouri 4-H Foundation

Support for Missouri 4-H State Congress is provided by the Missouri 4-H Foundation in partnership with:

  • The Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives
  • Aaron and Erica Baker
  • Mary Davis
  • FCS Financial
  • Dr. Robert E. “Bud” Hertzog
  • Invenergy
  • The Martz Family
  • MFA Foundation
  • Miller Family Foundation
  • Missouri Corn Growers Association
  • Missouri Pork Association
  • Soybean Merchandising Council
  • Dr. Marla J. Tobin
  • The Turner Family
  • Veterans United Foundation