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This event has been postponed!

Due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, we have decided to postpone the 2020 Premier Animal Science Event. We are tentatively planning to reschedule for September 21-22, 2020. Please stay tuned for updates.

Premier Animal Science Events (PASE) is a two-day event designed to help youth learn about issues related to the animal industry, explore career opportunities that are available, compete with other teens from across the state, and have FUN! 

PASE will be held June 22-23, 2020 at University of Nebraska–Lincoln East Campus. Opportunities for youth include livestock judging, meats judging, and poultry judging, as well as livestock skill-a-thon and livestock quiz bowl. Youth can participate in more than one contest or event as their schedule allows. 4-H members may also participate in the Life Challenge contests that will be taking place on campus at the same time. In addition, youth will have chances to explore East Campus, meet with faculty members and current college students, and have fun with friends!

Pre-Registration is required for all participants. Pre-registration is completed by county Extension offices. For more information, please contact your local Extension office.

This event is sponsored by Nebraska 4-H, the College of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Nebraska Investment Finance Authority.

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If you have a talent for working with animals, have an interest in animal nutrition, health, or genetics, consider a career in animal science. Many of the professors and current students in the animal science department provide assistance at the PASE contests. Interested in another agricultural field? Whatever your talents, we can arrange a visit with a faculty member or current student who can help you gain insight into what career might be right for you and what the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has to offer. If you are interested in making an appointment, please contact Carly Horstman at chorstman@unl.edu or (402)472-4445.

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Join us from 7:30 to 9:30 PM in the East Campus Outdoor Rec Center for an evening of fun activities, including dodgeball, basketball, yard games, and sand volleyball! Enjoy Dairy Store ice cream and popcorn from the Agronomy and Horticulture Department.

For questions about this program or the information on this page, please contact: