4-H Indoor Exhibit


2016 Box Elder County Fair Book

4-H Exhibit

Bonni Averett, Director - Clothing

435 764-1348

Ann Shaw, Director - Clothing

435 257-8658

Jody Jensen, Director - Arts and Crafts

435 744-2646

Sheila Hammons, Director - Miscellaneous

435 458-3547

Terrie Beus, Director - Art

435 279 3103

Lisa Hancock, Director - Photography

435 279-4503

Andrea Kosbab, Director - Foods

435 452-2350

Suzanne McBride, Director - Foods

435 458-9126

Ann Henderson, USU Extension Agent

435 695-2544 W, 1-877-390-2326 W, 435 723-5418 H

 

General Information

 

Each 4-H member may enter up to 25 exhibits in the 4-H Indoor Exhibit area.This number does not include exhibits in the crops, livestock, open class art, photography, or home arts departments. You may complete as many projects as you like during the year, and then choose your very best projects to enter at the fair.

 

  1. To exhibit at the Box Elder County Fair, 4-H members must have been in kindergarten through the twelfth grade on October 1, 2015.
  2. All 4-H members must be enrolled in the Box Elder County 4-H program and the project in which the exhibit is entered in order to compete.

3.   All exhibits must be entered using the online County Fair Registration Program on the State 4-H web site, http://utah4hreg.usu.edu/cf. If you don't have a computer, please visit the USU Extension Office in Brigham City to enter your exhibits and print your exhibit tags. If you need assistance please contact the USU Extension office. Projects must be entered by Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 8 p.m. Please print entry tags on white paper, cut them apart and attach them to the exhibits before you bring them to the fairgrounds on August 23, 2016. These tags will be displayed with exhibits. Exhibits with more than one part must have an exhibit tag attached to each part numbered 1 of 3, 2 of 3, 3 of 3, etc.

  1. All exhibits should be brought to the fairgrounds on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  2. Exhibits should be picked up at the fairgrounds on August 27, 2016 between 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. Baked items will not be returned. Ribbons for baked items should be picked up on August 27, 2016 between 9:30 and 10:30 p.m.
  3. All exhibits will be completed by an individual.
  4. 4-H members will be allowed to enter more than one exhibit per class, but no more than one exhibit per lot within the class. If the class does not have lots listed (example 1), they are considered to only have one lot and only one exhibit may be entered in that class. Exceptions to this rule are Food Preservation (3 bottles of different fruit and three bottles of different vegetables are allowed).

      Example 1

      CLASS CBC - MODELING

        See General Rule #8.

      Poster, notebook or display of what was learned through the modeling project. Suggestions for exhibits include:

      • Personal color chart and figure type analysis.

      • Notebook describing plans for a style revue show and an evaluation of the event.

 

      CLASS CBD – QUILTING

      An item quilted utilizing one of the following:

      Lot 1: Tied quilts.

      Lot 2: Pieced quilts.

      Lot 3: Machine quilted.

 

  1. Each FOOD PRESERVATION EXHIBIT entered in class ECC should be labeled on the bottom of the jar with the following information: product name, processing method, style of pack, processing time, pounds pressure, altitude, date dial gauge was last tested, processing date, city where processed, and source or recipe/source of recipe. See detailed instructions and example label above CLASS ECC.
  2. Size requirements:

      Posters: One 22” X 33” or smaller.

Notebook/Binder: 2” or smaller.

Display: 4’ X 4’ or smaller and be freestanding

Collection boxes: 325 square inches for bottom measurement or smaller and glass covers must open at the top or side of the box; the glass must be secured so that glass will not move when the box is properly displayed.

  1. Exhibitsmusthaveacompletedexhibitcardattachedsecurelytoit.Exhibitswithmorethanonepart musthaveanexhibitcardattachedtoeachpartnumbered1of3,2of3,3of3,etc.

11. Exhibits must be well made so they are stable enough to be moved.

12. Exhibits which are normally hung on the wall must provide some means for attachment to the wall (paintings, sketches, framed items, woodworking, wall-hangings, and articles using artificial or dried flowers).

13. Exhibits should not be school work. If part of the exhibit was done in school, please include a note explaining what additional things the 4-H member did to make it into a 4-H project.

  1. Please indicate if an exhibit was made from a kit.

15. We will not be responsible for articles or premiums not picked up at the fair unless they are retained for the State Fair.

16. Premiums will be paid during the fair to 4-H members or their 4-H leader. All premiums not picked up by Saturday at 10 p.m. will be returned to the Fair Board.

 

Exhibit Premiums:

Blue - $2.50, Red - $2, White - $1.50, Cloverbud (Green) – (K-2 grade) - $1.50

Contest Premiums:

Blue - $6, Red - $4, White - $2

 

DIVISION A - CITIZENSHIP/CIVIC EDUCATION

Pleaseprovideanotebook,posteroranyotheritemordisplaythatdepictsyour4-HprojectinCitizenship and Civic Education. Please provide a brief description of theexhibit.

Lot 1:   Citizenship

Lot 2:   Cultural Education

Lot 3:   Global Education

Lot 4:   Intergenerational Programming

Lot 5:   Understanding Mental and Physical Limitations

Lot 6:   Volunteerism

Lot 7:   Service Learning / Community Service

 

DIVISION B - COMMUNICATIONS AND EXPRESSIVE ARTS

 

CLASS BA - COMMUNICATION ARTS

Lot 1: Speech written, performed, provided on DVD

Lot 2: Demonstration given, provided on DVD

Lot 3: Original poems

Lot 4: Original stories

Lot 5: Other item related to Communication Arts not listed above

 

CLASS BB - PERFORMING ARTS

Please provide a notebook, poster, recorded performance or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Performing Arts. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

 

Lot 1: Magic / Clowning / Mime

Lot 2: Dance

Lot 3: Theatrical Writings

Lot 4: Music / Vocal / Sound

Lot 5: Acting / Directing

Lot 6: Stage Craft

Lot 7: Puppetry

 

CLASS BCA - ARTS AND CRAFTS

Jewelry and smaller crafts should be attached to a 3x5 card.

Lot 1: BOONDOGGLE- item made primarily of boondoggle – i.e. Keychain, figure, etc.

Lot 2: METAL – decoration, wall hanging, or other item cut out of metal

Lot 3: TILE PICTURES (Painted wood signs should be entered in Lot 4 (judged on painting) or Lot 5 (judged on lettering)

Lot 4: PAINTED WOOD CRAFTS – wall hanging, basket, frame, tole painted pinewood cars or other items.

Lot 5: VINYL LETTERING – wall hanging, pictures or other item

Lot 6: DUCT TAPE – item is made mainly of duct tape – sword, wallet, etc.

Lot 7: PERSONAL CARE ITEMS – soap, lip balm, lotion, fizz balls, or other item.

Lot 8: LEGOS, MODEL CARS– legos, K’nex, etc.

Lot 9: GLASS ETCHING - vase, glass, mug, dish, or other item

Lot 10: OTHER – any item that does not fit into the above categories or categories BCAB through BCAW below.

 

CLASS BCAB - BEADING

Smaller crafts should be attached to a 3x5 card - Jewelry should be entered in Class BCAJ.

Lot 1:   PONY BEADS – (craft beads) – animals (geckos), keychains, or other item

Lot 2:   MELTED BEADS – (melted in oven or with iron) – sun catchers, other item

Lot 3:   OTHER BEADED PROJECT

 

class bcac - ceramics (sculpture under BCBC)

Lot 1:   PAINTED CERAMICS

Lot 2:   STAINED OR GLAZED CERAMICS

 

CLASS BCAF – FLOWER ARRANGING

Lot 1:   DRIED FLOWERS – picture, basket, wreath or other item decorated with dried flowers

Lot 2:   ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS – flower arrangement, picture or other item decorated with artificial flowers

 

CLASS BCAJ – JEWELRY - necklace, bracelet, ring, earrings, or other type of jewelry

Lot 1:   SEED BEAD JEWELRY (tiny beads)

Lot 2:   GLASS BEAD JEWELRY

Lot 3:   WOOD BEAD JEWELRY

Lot 4:   METAL BEAD JEWELRY

Lot 5:   PORCELAIN BEAD JEWELRY

Lot 6:   PLASTIC BEAD JEWELRY

Lot 7:   OTHER BEAD JEWELRY

Lot 8:   WIRE JEWELRY

Lot 9:   STRING JEWELRY – jewelry made using only string (ie knotted)

Lot 10:OTHER NON-BEAD JEWELRY

 

CLASS BCAL – LEATHER CRAFT

Lot 1:   STAMPING – beginning project which primarily uses simple stamping techniques such as a key chain, bookmark, coin purse, etc.

Lot 2:   STAMPING – advanced project which primarily uses stamping which incorporates several stamp designs and techniques such as a belt, wallet, etc.

Lot 3:   CARVING/TOOLING – beginning project which primarily uses simple swivel knife tooling techniques

Lot 4:   CARVING/TOOLING – advanced project which primarily uses several swivel knife tooling designs or patterns

Lot 5:   LACING – stamping or carving projects that have incorporated lacing techniques such as wallets, purses, etc.

Lot 6:   STITCHING – leather projects and/or apparel which incorporates hand-sewing techniques.

 

CLASS BCAP – PAPER CRAFT

Lot 1:   STATIONARY – cards, stationary paper, envelopes

Lot 2:   ORIGAMI, PAPER DOLLS

Lot 3:   SCRAPBOOKING – Scrapbook or scrapbook pages

Lot 4:   OTHER PAPER CRAFT – All other items made primarily of paper that does not fit in lots 1-3

 

CLASS BCAR – FABRIC CRAFT

Lot 1:   FABRIC CRAFT - doll, wreath, basket, wall hanging, or other non-clothing and/or non-sewn item mostly made from fabric. (All sewn items and/or clothing items, including flip flops, should go under CB (non-sewn) or CBA (sewn))

 

CLASS BCAS - STENCILING

Lot 1:   Project using stenciling techniques. (ie. sign, wall hanging, dishtowel, article of clothing, etc.)

 

CLASS BCAV – PLASTIC CANVAS

Lot 1:   Decoration, picture frame, basket or other item created with plastic canvas

 

CLASS BCAW – WOOD CARVING / ENGRAVING / BURNING (Other wood projects should be entered in HCH)

Lot 1:   Item made from carved wood (car, boat, walking stick, frame, etc.)

Lot 2:   Wooden item that has been engraved (jewelry box, sign, etc.)

Lot 3:   Wooden item that has been burned (jewelry box, wall hanging, etc.)

 

CLASS BCBA - DRAWING

Work of art utilizing one of the following mediums. If using more than one medium, please indicate under which lot it is to be judged.

Lot 1: LEAD PENCIL DRAWING/SKETCHING

Lot 2: COLORED PENCIL DRAWING/SKETCHING

Lot 3: CHARCOAL DRAWING/SKETCHING

Lot 4. PASTEL DRAWING/SKETCHING

Lot 5: CRAYON DRAWING/SKETCHING

Lot 6: CHALK DRAWING/SKETCHING

Lot 7: PEN OR INK DRAWING/SKETCHING

Lot 8: MIXED MEDIA DRAWING/SKETCHING

Lot 9: CALLIGRAPHY

Lot 10: ART PORTFOLIO - book demonstrating techniques learned

Lot 11:OTHER - medium not listed above.

 

BCBB - PAINTING

Lot 1;   OIL PAINTING

Lot 2:   WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Lot 3:   ACRYLIC PAINTING

 

BCBC - POTTERY / SCULTPURE

Work of art created entirely by individual.

Lot 1:   POTTERY

Lot 2:   MODELING CLAY SCULPTURE

Lot 3:   PLAY DOH SCULPTURE

Lot 4:   PORCELAIN

 

CLASS BCC - GRAPHIC ARTS, DISPLAYS, EXHIBITS

Work of art created utilizing computer technology. Can be a greeting card, business card, menu, CD cover, book layout, newsletter, or other piece.

Lot 1: Full color

Lot 2: Black and white

 

CLASS BCD –PHOTOGRAPHY

All photography should be mounted or framed.

Lot 1: One photo album page attractively displaying photos taken by you in your project. (Judging will be on the pictures, not on the scrapbooking.)

Lot 2: A photo story. About 5 to 10 black and white or color pictures which depict a simple story.

 

An enlarged 4x6, 5x7 or 8x10 mounted and titled color or black and white photograph.

Lot 3:   Landscape – Color

Lot 4:   Landscape – Black & White

Lot 5:   Person Portrait

Lot 6:   Animal – Wildlife

Lot 7:   Animal - Pets

Lot 8:   Sports/Action

Lot 9:   Human Interest

Lot 10:Macro / Close-Up

Lot 11: Single Flower

Lot 12: Flowers

Lot 13:Architecture

Lot 14:Abstract

Lot 15:4-H Promotional Photo – (i.e. projects, community service, activities/events)

Lot 16:Conventional photo using adjustable focus and or adjustable exposure. Negative must be included.

Lot 17:Digitally Altered or Enhanced Photo – should include original photo for comparison

Lot 18:Group of related photos (3 to 5 photos)

Lot 19: Group of unrelated photos (3 to 5 photos)

Lot 20: Other- a photography item that is NOT mentioned in the Photography classes above. Items might include video, movie making, animation, color enhancement, etc.

 

 

DIVISION C - CONSUMER AND FAMILY SCIENCE

 

CLASS CA - CHILD DEVELOPMENT, CHILD CARE, BABYSITTING

 

Lot 1: CHILD DEVELOPMENT exhibits include, but are not limited to:

Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Child Development. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

 

CHILD CARE/BABYSITTING exhibits include:

Lot 2: A toy handmade by the 4-H member.

Lot 3: A puppet handmade by the 4-H member

Lot 4: An original story with accompanying flannel board characters handmade by the 4-H member (submit the story and characters in a sealed plastic bag; do not include flannel board in exhibit).

Lot 5: A baby sitter's kit (contained in a suitcase, sturdy box or draw string bag) containing at least eight involvement items for young children, four of which must be handmade by the 4-H member, the remaining may be commercial products.

Lot 6: A quiet book handmade by the 4-H member with a minimum of 7 different activities for young children to do in a quiet situation, at least two pages must be created by the 4-H member, not copied from a commercial pattern.

Lot 7: Other item created to be used in the care of a child.

 

CLASS CB - CLOTHING / TEXTILES / WARDROBE / MODELING

Lot 1: DECORATE YOUR DUDS – embellished garment - jeans, jackets, t-shirts, vests, shorts, or any clothing article decorated creatively with appliqué, lace, buttons, bows or other items, accessories such as hats, shoes and jewelry may be included.

Lot 2: DECORATE YOUR DUDS – FABRIC ALTERED GARMENT – fabric is tie-dyed, sun dyed, painted, pieced or otherwise altered while creating garment.

Lot 3: Other non-sewn Creative Textile items not listed above - includes non-sewn fleece projects.

Lot 4: Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Clothing and Textiles that is not Sewing Construction. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

 

CLASS CBA - SEWING CONSTRUCTION

 

“Best 4-H Clothing Construction Award”

presented by:

Michael B. Jensen, CPA

1409 West Main

Tremonton, UT 84337

 

This award is presentedin memory of Gloria N. Jensen, Mike's wife, who spent many years and countless hours as the 4-H Clothing Fair Director. Gloria passed away in 2012, but her legacy,

"To Make the Best Better", will continue on through this award.

 

To promote quality clothing construction and to recognize youth who excel in sewing,

Michael B. Jensen, CPA is pleased to present the

Best 4-H Clothing Construction Award

to a 4-H member enrolled in a clothing project and exhibiting at the Box Elder County Fair.

The recipient of this award will receive a certificate of recognition and a $50 cash award.

 

 

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Lot 1: PILLOWCASE

Lot 2: PILLOW

Lot 3: DRAWSTRING BAG / CAMP BAG

Lot 4: BACKPACK, DUFFEL BAG, FANNY PACK, HANDBAG

Lot 5: APRON

Lot 6: CLOTHING REMADE – garment must be cut into or taken apart in some way in the “redesign” process – i.e. Skirt made of Levi pants, etc. May include before and after picture.

Lot 7: SHORTS, CAPRI PANTS – with casing – elastic or drawstring waistband

Lot 8: SHORTS, CAPRI PANTS – with waistband or facing

Lot 9: SKIRT – with casing – elastic or drawstring waistband

Lot 10: SKIRT – with waistband or facing

Lot 11: VEST

Lot 12: PAJAMA SET, NIGHTGOWN, ROBE OR LOUNGEWEAR (Single pajama pants should be entered in Lot 7.)

Lot 13: JUMPER

Lot 14: SHIRT / BLOUSE

Lot 15: CASUAL DRESS

Lot 16: COAT, JACKET OR OUTERWEAR

Lot 17: MULTI-PIECE OUTFIT (2-3 piece not tailored) – T-shirt and pants

Lot 18: SPECIAL OCCASION DRESS / FORMAL OR EVENING WEAR

Lot 19: TAILORING (2 or 3 piece outfit)

Lot 20: ACTION WEAR (using stretchable fabrics) – swimsuits, leotards, lingerie, biking shorts and shirts.

Lot 21: CREATE YOUR OWN FABRIC–clothing, home decorations, gifts, wall hangings, accessories, or whatever you choose to make with the fabric you have created.

Lot 22: SEWING FOR ANIMALS–aprons, saddlebags, tool carriers, cloth carriers, garment bags, hat tote, rope and boot bags, hay and feed bags, pads or beds, animal coats, bird cage covers, leg wraps, tail wraps, saddle blankets, chaps, dusters, etc.

Lot 23: SOFT SCULPTURE–stuffed doll, animal, or other figure utilizing soft sculpture techniques.

Lot 24: SEWN FLEECE PROJECTS – Any item constructed from fleece. Exhibits may include: mittens, hats, outerwear, blankets, pillows, boas, etc.

Lot 25: SEWING FOR DOLLS - any article of sewn clothing made for a doll

Lot 26: OTHER CREATIVE SEWN TEXTILE ITEM

 

CLASS CBD – QUILTING

50% of quilt should be made by the exhibitor. Please include card explaining your quilting (ie. Did you piece it, quilt it, someone else quilt it, etc.) It is customary to piece the quilt and have assistance with quilting. Regardless of size of quilt, it will be judged on skills utilized. Pillowcases should be entered in CBA Lot 1.

Lot 1: Tied quilt / pieced

Lot 2: Tied quilt / whole

Lot 3: Rag quilts

Lot 4: Pieced quilt top (binding and/or quilting done professionally - please indicate)

Lot 5: Pieced quilt, 4-H member machine quilted

Lot 6: Pieced quilts, 4-H member hand quilted

Lot 7: Appliquéd quilt top, (binding and/or quilting done professionally - please indicate)

Lot 8: Appliquéd quilt, 4-H member machine quilted

Lot 9: Appliquéd quilts, 4-H member hand quilted

Lot 10: Wall hanging

Lot 9: Other item related to Quilting not listed above – quillow, etc.

 

CLASS CBE – KNITTING

Lot 1: Kitchen Items – potholders, dishcloths, etc.

Lot 2: Small articles – hair band, scrunchies, etc.

Lot 3: Loom Knitting

Lot 4: Scarf, hat, slippers.

Lot 5: Mittens, socks

Lot 6: Baby Items – dress, booties

Lot 7: Advanced stitches - cables, Fair Isle, etc.

Lot 8: Felted items

Lot 9: Sweaters

Lot 10: Afghan

Lot 11: Other item related to knitting not listed above.

 

CLASS CBF – CROCHET

Lot 1: Kitchen Items – potholders, dishcloths, towel tops, scrubbies, etc.

Lot 2: Baby Items – dress, booties

Lot 3: Dolls, doll clothes, toys

Lot 4: Small articles – hair band, scrunchies, etc.

Lot 5: Edging on articles – blankets, burp cloths, bibs, etc.

Lot 6: Scarf, hat, mittens, socks, slippers

Lot 7: Doily

Lot 8: Pillow, purses

Lot 9: Sweaters

Lot 10: Afghan

Lot 11: Other item related to crochet not listed above.

 

CLASS CBG - NEEDLECRAFT/KNOT TYING

An item made utilizing one of the following:

Lot 1: MACRAME – All articles made except jewelry such as necklace, bracelets, etc.

Lot 2: EMBROIDERY AND APPLIQUE – An items made with: Black Work, Japanese, Bunka, Machine Huck, Candle wicking, Open work/Cut work, Appliqué, Smocking, Chicken Scratch, Crewel, Hardanger, or other

Lot 3: COUNTED CROSS STITCH

Lot 4: CROSS STITCH

Lot 5: LACEWORK - Items utilizing one or more of the following: Needlelace, Lace Weaves, Tatting, Hairpin Lace, Filet Netting, Bobbin Lace, or other

Lot 6: NEEDLEPOINT - Items utilizing one or more of the following: Petit Point, Bargello, General Needlepoint, Other

Lot 8: LATCH HOOK

Lot 9: ORIGINAL NEEDLECRAFT - Item made from own design, not a kit or pattern

 

CLASS CBK – SPINNING AND WEAVING

Lot 1: SPUN YARN – skeins should weigh at least 2 ounces and be properly tied in 4 places with self yarn. Should include a 3x5 card which describes fiber preparation, fiber content, techniques, and appropriate use.

Lot 2: Article made by weaving

Lot 3: Other item related to spinning and/or weaving.

 

CLASS CC - CONSUMER EDUCATION / PERSONAL FINANCE

Lot 1:   Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in consumer education/ personal finance. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

 

CLASS CD – HOME ENVIRONMENT/INTERIOR DESIGN

Lot 1: Organizational concepts of a bulletin or display board, hanging pocket, an organized kit – i.e., car cleaning, house cleaning, sewing.

Lot 2: Room décor – wall hangings, desk organizers with at least four matching containers or items which can include boxes, canisters, ink blotter, bookends, wastebasket, etc., lamp for studying, bulletin board, wall organizer, quilted book cover, pillows, etc.

Lot 3: Furniture – finished or refinished, upholstered or reupholstered.

Lot 4: Poster or notebook of concepts learned or display of room floor plan and colors selected

Lot 5: Other item related to Interior Design not listed above.

 

DIVISION D - ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND EARTH SCIENCES

 

CLASS D - Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Environmental Education & Earth Science. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit

Lot 1:   Environmental Stewardship

Lot 2:   Earth, Water & Air

Lot 3:   Energy

Lot 5:   Range Management

Lot 6:   Wildlife and Fisheries

Lot 7:   Outdoor Education - Adventure

Lot 8:   Shooting Sports

Lot 9:   Waste Management such as composting and recycling

 

CLASS DA - FORESTRY

Lot 1:   Leaves from 15 important trees (shade or wood products) in your vicinity. Mount, identify and display each species properly.

Lot 2:   Wood samples from 10 trees that commonly are used for wood products. Mount, identify and display each sample properly

 

 

DIVISION E - HEALTHY LIFESTYLE EDUCATION

 

CLASS E – HEALTHY LIFESTYTLES EDUCATION - Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Healthy Lifestyles Education project. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

Lot 1:   Healthy Relationships

Lot 2:   Mental & Emotional Health

Lot 3:   Physical Health

Lot 4: Food Safety

Lot 5:   Nutrition Education

Lot 6:   Safety

 

CLASS ECC - FOODS PRESERVATION

 

2016 Award Announcement

BALL®Fresh Preserving Award

for Youth level

Presented by:

Ball® & Kerr®Fresh Preserving products

Jarden Home Brands, marketers of Ball® and Kerr® Fresh Preserving Products, is proud to recognize today’s fresh preserving (canning) enthusiasts. An award for 1st place will be presented to the individual whose home canned entry is selected the best in the category.

 

A panel of judges will select the best entry in each category for Fruits, Vegetables, Pickles, and Soft Spreads categories. Entries must be preserved in Ball® Classic, Collection Elite®, or Heritage Collection Jars sealed with Ball® Classic, Collection Elite®, or Heritage Collection Lids and Bands, or preserved in Kerr® Lids and Bands. In addition, soft spread entries must be prepared using Ball® Pectin: Classic, Low or No-Sugar, or Liquid.

 

Entries from each category honored with a First Place award will receive:

• One (1) Five-Dollar ($5) Coupon for Ball® or Kerr® Fresh Preserving Products and

• One (1) Free (up to $5 value) Coupon for Ball® Pectin

 

 

State Recommendations for County Fair Canning Guidelines.

 

Many of the following requirements are based on SAFETY guidelines. ONLY those regarding presentationofexhibitorspecificfairpreferencesareadaptable.

 

Special Rules for Home Canning

Canning rules are based on safe food preservation guidelines from approved sources (National Center for Home Food Preservation (NCHFP), USU Extension and Pacific Northwest Extension, USDA, and Ball Canning).  See http://nchfp.uga.edu , canning.usu.edu , or www.freshpreserving.com .

1.   Only products of home kitchens are eligible. 

2.   Products entered must have been prepared (by the person entering them) since the last state/county fair.  Older products will not be accepted.

3. All entries must be in clean, standard canning jars (e.g. no mayo jars) with new,
single-use two-piece lids and rings. 

  1. A one-quart or pint jar constitutes an exhibit for fruit, vegetables or meat.
  2. One standard-size canning jar constitutes an exhibit for preserves, conserves, pickles, and relishes based on recommendations from an approved recipe.
  3. One pint or 1/2 pint jar with lid constitutes an exhibit for jellies and jams.
  4. Exhibits should be canned using research-tested recipes, i.e., USDA, Ball, pectin brand name or NCHFP guidelines issued 2009 or later.  Processing adjustments for altitude, time or pressure must be made and explained on entry label. Find your appropriate altitude adjustments by city: http://extension.usu.edu/juab/files/uploads/FCS/Utah_Altitude_Chart_by_City.pdf or by county: http://extension.usu.edu/juab/files/uploads/FCS/Utah_Altitude_Chart_by_County.pdf by following these provided links.
  5. All fresh fruits, jams, jellies, pickles and relishes must be processed in a boiling water bath and properly sealed.  Entries processed in a steam canner will not be accepted.
  6. No frozen jams or wax seals will be accepted.  The presence of mold disqualifies a product.
  7. All meats and vegetables must be processed in a pressure canner. 
  8. The exhibitor is requested to loosen the ring on the jar (so judges can remove ring and examine the head space).
  9. REQUIRED: All jars must be labeled with name of product, method (water bath/pressure), pack (hot/raw), length of processing time, pounds of pressure (if applicable), altitude, processing date, city, recipe source (see above) and when the dial gauge was last tested. (______ Year) attached to the bottom of jar.  If sweeteners other than sugar are used, include on label.  Labels are available in advance from USU Extension Office or on their website (http://extension.usu.edu/juab/files/uploads/4- H/Fair/Recommended_Fair_Canning_Suggested_Canning_Label_merged.pdf).
 
 

Product: ______________________________

Method: _____ Water Bath _____ Pressure

Pack: _____ Hot     _____ Raw

Length of Processing Time: _______________

Pounds (if pressured): ____ Altitude: _______

Date dial gauge was last tested: ______ (Year)

Processing Date:__________ City: _________

   Source of Recipe: ______________________

   Exhibitor Comments:

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Enter one (1) appropriate size jar with completed label on bottom of jar to include the information listed in the General Food Preservation Rules above.

 

Lot 1: Canned fruit – limit of 3 bottles of different fruits

Lot 2: Cooked jelly or a reduced sugar fruit spread (no freezer jam accepted)

Lot 3: Canned vegetable – limit of 3 bottles of different vegetables

Lot 4: Canned tomato product

Lot 5: Salsa

Lot 6: Canned pickles or pickled product

Lot 7: Canned meat

Lot 8: Canned combination product

Lot 9: Dehydrated foods

 

CLASS ECD - FOODS PREPARATION

Food items must not require refrigeration. Must include recipe.

Lot 1: Four baked cookies

Lot 2: Four non-baked cookies

Lot 3: Four bar cookies

Lot 4: Four muffins

Lot 5: Four brownies

Lot 6: A square, oblong or round layer cake without frosting

Lot 7: Invented snack

Lot 8: Four pieces of candy

Lot 9: A single or double crust baked fruit pie

Lot 10: International / ethnic food product.

Lot 11: Table display on a country outlining food preferences, meal patterns, how nutritional needs are met, interesting customs, traditions.

Lot12: Food for a special occasion

Lot14:   Beginning recipes ‑ 30 recipes legibly written or typed in file or book.

Lot 15:  Advanced recipes - 60 recipes legibly written or typed in file or book.

Notebook for catered meal (e.g. quick meal or meal preparation notebooks

Lot 16: Any other food preparation item or educational display

 

CLASS ECDB - BREADS

Food items must not require refrigeration. Must include recipe.

Lot 1; Quick bread – one loaf

Lot 2: Four pretzels

Lot 3: Four baking powder biscuits

Lot 4: Four breadsticks or yeast rolls (not a sweet roll).

Lot 5: White bread

Lot 6: Specialty grain (whole wheat, rye, oat)

Lot 7: Sweet yeast bread or 4 sweet rolls

Lot 8: International bread – one loaf

Lot 9:   Creative bread / Bread sculpture – one display, use of a bread machine or purchased frozen dough optional

 

CLASS ECDO - OUTDOOR COOKING

Food items must not require refrigeration. Must include recipe.

Lot 1: Dutch Oven item (cake, cornbread, biscuits).

Lot 2: Biscuits on a stick - 3 with sticks cut to fit large plate.

Lot 3: Trail mix or appropriate snack item.

 

CLASS ECF - CAKE DECORATING

 

 

 

2016 AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT

WILTON CAKE DECORATING AWARD

 

 

Wilton Enterprises is pleased to provide the “Best of Class” award to 4-H Decorated Cake and Cupcake exhibitors in classes ECF and ECG who do some type of bag and tip or rolled fondant cake decorating.

"Best of Class" winners from the Decorated Cake Divisions and Cupcake Divisions will receive the following prizes:

  • Wilton Easy Layers! 6 in. Cake Pan Set, 5 Pc.
  • Wilton 12-Pc. Cupcake Decorating Set

"Top Exhibitors" in classes ECF Lot 2, Lot 3, Lot 4, Lot 5 and ECG Lot 2 will receive the following prize:

  • Wilton 12-Pc. Cupcake Decorating Set

* * * * * * *

 

Exhibits of decorated cakes include:

Lot 1: Single-layer (8 or 9 inch round or square or a 9 X 13 inch oblong) or cut-up with design applied with colored sugar, coconut, candies, etc.; all decorations must be edible. The round-plain, star and shell tips may be used but are not required.

Lot 2: Character, 3D or doll with three different types of decorating tips used. Other edible items are allowed. A plastic doll or doll pick is allowed for doll cakes.

Lot 3: Two-layer using at least 3 different types of decorating tips. Must include the round, star and leaf tips, but may choose other tips as well. Drop flowers and striping methods are acceptable.

Lot 4: Two-layer 8, 9 or 10 inch, may be two tier without plates, using both drop or flat surface flowers and flowers made on a flat flower nail.

Lot 5: Create your own project, suggestions include flowers made on a lily nail, figure piping, string work, tier cakes with separators and pillars.

Lot 6: Decorated cake using Styrofoam or other non-edible frame.

Lot 7: Decorated cake using Fondant.

 

CLASS ECG - DECORATED CUPCAKES

Exhibits of decorated cupcakes include:

Lot 1: Design applied with colored sugar, coconut, candies, etc.: all decorations must be edible.

Lot 2: Design using at least 3 different types of decorating tips.   Must include the round, star and leaf tips but may choose other tips as well.

 

DIVISION F - PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP

 

CLASS F - Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Personal Development & Leadership. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

 

Lot 1:    Career Exploration & Employability

Lot 2:    Critical thinking skills

Lot 3:    Economics, Business & Marketing

Lot 4:    Leisure Education

Lot 5:    Personal Development

Lot 6:    Reading Literacy

Lot 7:    Social Recreation

Lot 8:   Character Education

 

CLASS FA – 4-H PROMOTION

Lot 1:   Poster or other display item that promotes 4-H in your county, state or in general

Lot 2:   Poster or other display item that promotes a 4-H project

 

CLASS FB - LEADERSHIP SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Lot 1:   Ambassador Project notebooks.

Lot 2:   4-H Club Minute Book

Lot 3:   Poster, notebook or other display item of leadership activities. (i.e., with teen council, etc.)

Lot 4:   Poster or other display item that compares leadership styles.

Lot 5:   Poster or other display item related to Youth and Families with Promise / Mentoring

Lot 6:   Other item related to Leadership Skills Development not listed above.

 

CLASS FE - COLLECTIONS

(Note: rock collections are entered in class DB):

Lot 1:   Coin collection.

Lot 2:   Sports card collection.

Lot 3:   Stamp collection.

Lot 4:   Other collections.

 

FD – CLOVERBUDS (Grades K-2)

 

DIVISION G - PLANTS AND ANIMALS

 

CLASS G - Plants & Animals - Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project Plants & Animals. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

 

Lot 1:   Ag in the Classroom

Lot 2:   Animal Projects (aquaculture, beef, birds, poultry, cats, dogs, dairy, goats, horse/pony, rabbits, sheep, small animals, pets, swine, etc.)

Lot 3:   Crops & Weeds

 

CLASS GCB - FLOWER GARDENING/HOUSE PLANTS

Enter Flower Gardening and House Plant exhibits in the online 4-H County Fair Program (https://utah4hreg.usu.edu/cf/).   Check exhibits in at the tables in the 4-H exhibit area and workers will take exhibits to the Floriculture exhibit area. Judges in the Floriculture Department will judge the 4-H flower gardening and house plant exhibits.

 

The number of flowers required for each exhibit follows each flower type listed below.

 

FLOWER GARDENING

Lot 1: ANNUALS – 3 or more stems each from any type or variety annual.

Lot 2: PERENNIALS – 3 stems of any type or variety perennial.

Lot 3: GLADIOLI – single stem, named variety.

Lot 4: BORDER AND ROCK PLANTS – 3 clusters.

Lot 5: DAHLIAS AND ZINNIAS – single specimen, named variety.

Lot 6: EVERLASTINGS AND OTHERS FOR DRYING – single specimen, named variety.

Lot 7: MARIGOLDS – 3 blossoms, named variety

Lot 8: PANSIES – 3 blossoms, named variety

Lot 9: PETUNIAS – 3 blossoms, named variety

Lot 10: FLOWERING VINES – 3 specimens, named variety

Lot 11: ROSES – All foliage and thorns removed from stems to the first bud, cluster, or flower,

except for shrub and species - 3 blossoms, named variety

Lot 12: LILIES – All foliage removed from stem – 1 stem, named variety

Lot 13: SUNFLOWERS – single specimen, named variety

Lot 14: MISCELLANEOUS – 3 blossoms, named variety

Lot 15: GENERAL GARDEN DISPLAY – Largest number of different flower species, best

collection of 6 different flower species, best bloom in your garden

Lot 16: FRESH ARRANGEMENTS -- Cut fresh; all dimensions of arrangement must be no

greater than 5”; fresh arrangement in unusual container

Lot 17: DRIED ARRANGEMENTS -- Dried flower arrangement or dried arrangement in unusual

container

Lot 18: HOUSE PLANTS

 

CLASS GCC GARDENS – FRUIT/VEGETABLE

Enter Lots 1-42 in the Crops Department

 

CLASS GCC - GARDENS - FRUIT/VEGETABLE

Lot 43: ORGANIZATION PLAN FOR GARDEN PROJECT - This project is especially for members in counties where the harvest may be over or where fruits and vegetables may not yet have matured. Using any form (i.e. computer disk with printout, poster, or notebook), member is to present their plan for planting a garden and harvesting the produce. List (or diagram) garden size and directional exposure; the location, date, and amount and variety of seed to be planted;

anticipated costs for water, fertilizer, seeds and plants; and anticipated use of the harvest.

Lot 44:VEGETABLE CREATURE - Create your own creature using a variety of fruits and vegetables. Seeds, nuts, and edible flowers are also okay. Please include the title. At least half of the creature must be from produce grown by the 4-Her.

 

CLASS GCD - ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE

Lot 1: Landscape plan indicating the flower, trees, and shrubs to be planted.

Lot 3: Other item related to Ornamental Horticulture not listed above.

 

CLASS GCE - ENTOMOLOGY AND BEES

Lot 1:   BEGINNER - Box of insects containing at between 10 - 24 different adult insects, grouped in at least 2 named orders.

Lot 2:   ADVANCED: - Boxes of insects containing over 25 different adult insects, grouped in at least 3 named orders.

Lot 3:   EXTRACTED HONEY – should be in a pint jar

Lot 4:   ROUND OR SQUARE COMB HONEY – comb should be in sections approximately 4”

 

 

DIVISION H - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, EN GINEERING, & MATH

 

CLASS HA - SCIENCE - Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in your Science. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

 

Lot 1:   Animal Science

Lot 2:   Food Science

Lot 3:   Poultry Science / Embryology

Lot 4:   Veterinary Science

Lot 5:   Aquatic / Marine Science

Lot 6:   Plant Science

Lot 7:   Biology

Lot 8:   Chemistry

Lot 9:   Physics

Lot 10:Earth Science

Lot 11:All other Science not mentioned before

 

CLASS HB – TECHNOLOGY

Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Technology. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

Lot1:   Automotive

Lot2:   Bicycle

Lot3:   Electronics

Lot4:   GPS/GIS technology

Lot5:   Electric

Lot6:   Hamradio

 

CLASS HBA - COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

Websites, PowerPoint Presentations, and Computer Programs are to be submitted on CD for judging in addition to the exhibit.

Lot 1:   Printout of website created.

Lot 2:   Poster of PowerPoint Presentation.

Lot 3:   Publication or form created

Lot 4:   Screenshots of program running.

Lot 5:   Printout of blog created.

Lot 6:   Other item related to Computer Technology not listed above.

 

CLASS HC - ENGINEERING - Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in your Engineering project. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

Lot 1:    Mechanical Engineering

Lot 2:    Civil Engineering

Lot 3:    Electrical Engineering

Lot 4:    Architectural Engineering

Lot 5:    Farm & Automotive Engineering

 

CLASS HCA - AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Lot 1: Model rocket.

Lot 2: Model airplane.

Lot 3: Kite

Lot 4: Other item related to aerospace

 

CLASS HCB - ROBOTICS

Lot 1:   Programmed robot constructed from Lego’s or other building systems.

Lot 2:   Poster or other display item explaining gear ratios.

Lot 3:   Diagram or screen shot of program(s) written for robot using Lego MindStorm or other software.

Lot 4:   Photo or video collection of robots built highlighting and/or comparing features of each.

Lot 5:   Other item related to Robotics not listed above.

 

CLASS HD - MATH

Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H Engineering project. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.

Lot1: Math

 

CLASS HE – WOODWORKING (carved, engraved, or burned wood should go under BCAW)

Lot 1:   Pinewood derby type car

Lot 2:   Birdhouse

Lot 3:    Items made from a kit

Lot 4:   Own Design: with the use of mostly hand tools

Lot 5:   Own Design: with the use of mostly power tools

Lot 6:   Own Design: - using shop techniques

Lot 7:   Furniture refinishing

Lot 8:   Furniture Design/Construction

 

CLASS HDA - ASTRONOMY

Lot 1:   Collection of constellations and stories of their existence.

Lot 2:   Poster, notebook or other display item that compares comet size and appearance throughout history.

Lot 3:   Other item related to Astronomy not listed above.

 

CLASS HF – MAKER

Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H Maker project – Maker projects include items that incorporate several areas in Science,

Engineering, Technology, & Math (STEM). The Maker category requires a brief description of the exhibit that shows how the project used raw materials to create something that is a contemporary, useful, and unique design. It is also important to explain what skills were developed while creating the product.

 

Lot 1:   Makers in Motion

Lot 2:   Art & Design

Lot 3:   Fun & Games

Lot 4:   Science & Technology

Lot 5:   Do it Yourself Music

Lot 6:   Make: Believe

 

DIVISION I

4-H Contests

4-H Chef Extraordinaire

An individual or team of two 4-H members will plan a menu, purchase the supplies and prepare and serve a meal for four guests and a judge. Three hours will be allowed for preparation, serving, and kitchen clean up. Participants will do the necessary housekeeping in connection with the preparation and service of the meal.

Contestants shall submit to the person in charge the following information neatly arranged in a notebook.

      1.   Menu Form

      2.   Work Plan

      3.   Recipe

Awards

Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – certificate/s and a $15 cash prize to the top individual or team; premium to all participants

Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – certificate/s and a $15 cash prize to the top individual or team; premium to all participants

Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – certificate/s and a $15 cash prize to the top individual or team; premium to all participants

4-H Decorate Your Duds Contest

Individual contestants will decorate an article of clothing and/or accessories that are purchased or sewn at home and model the outfit before judges. Embellishments may include (but are not limited to) appliqué, fabric paint, embroidery, lace, braid, ribbon or other trim, buttons, snaps, patches, etc. Contestants will compete as Juniors (3rd-5th grade), Intermediates (6th-8th grade), and Seniors (9th-12th grade). Contestants will be judged on overall appearance, creativity, workmanship, interview and modeling.

Awards

Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – $15 cash prize to the top individual; and premium to all participants

Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – $15 cash prize to the top individual; and premium to all participants

Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – $15 cash prize to the top individual; and premium to all participants

4-H Demonstration / Illustrated Talk Contest

Participants may present either a demonstration or illustrated talk. A demonstration is a presentation that shows the steps in making or doing something that results in a finished product. An illustrated talk is a presentation in which ideas are communicated with the aid of visual materials. Presentations are to deal with some aspect of 4-H. Senior 4-H members selected to compete on the state level will be required to do their demonstration / illustrated talk in a classroom setting. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes in length.

Awards

Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – cash prize to top individual; premium to all participants

Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – cash prize to top individual; premium to all participants

Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – cash prize to top individual; premium to all participants

4-H Favorite Foods Contest

Junior (3rd - 5th grades) and Intermediate (6th - 8th grades) Divisions

Individual contestants or teams of two shall prepare a dish (appetizer, main dish, snack, salad, dessert, or beverage) at home, bring it to the contest site and serve it to judges and answer their questions about your knowledge of the dish (2-3 minutes).

Senior Division (9th - 12th grades)

Individual contestants or teams of two shall prepare a dish (appetizer, main dish, snack, salad, dessert, or beverage) prior to the contest; present a 5-10 minute presentation; and serve the dish to the judges and answer questions they have about your recipe and knowledge of the food and preparation. Each contestant will furnish his or her own supplies. Each contestant/s is responsible for clean up after his/her presentation.

Awards

Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – certificate/s and $15 cash prize to the top individual or team; premium to all participants

Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – certificate/s and $15 cash prize to top individual or team; premium to all participants

Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – certificate/s and $15 cash prize to top individual or team; premium to all participants

4-H Healthy Cuisine Guidelines

Individual contestants or teams of two shall prepare a quick, nutritious meal in one hour (from preparation to cleanup). Recipes must serve a minimum of 2 people. The contestant will furnish all materials, ingredients, and supplies. Contestants will submit the following information to the person in charge.

  1. Information and Recipes form
  2. Daily Menu form which includes the meal being served

Awards

Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – certificate/s and $15 cash prize to the top individual/team; premium to all participants

Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – certificate/s and $15 cash prize to the top individual/team; premium to all participants

Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – certificate/s and $15 cash prize to the top individual/team; premium to all participants

4-H Public Speaking Contest

Youth will prepare a 5-7 minute Public Speech that will be presented in front of a panel of judges. The topic for the speech is “In Box Elder County…”. Contestants must live in Box Elder County.

  • Contestants may not use any costumes, posters, visual aids, or props for their presentations.
  • Three copies of the talks are to be furnished for the judges, but contestants are not allowed to present any other items to the judges.
  • Each speech will be timed and must be between 5-7 minutes for seniors. Two points will be deducted for each thirty seconds over or under the time limit.

 

Contestants may use notes. However, excessive use of notes may be counted against the contestant. This will be at the discretion of the judges.

Awards

Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – Cash prize to top individual; premium to all participants

Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – Cash prize to top individual; premium to all participants

Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – Cash prize to top individual; opportunity to compete at the 4-H State Contests, premium to all participants

4-H Fashion Revue Contest

  1. Contestants in the 4-H Fashion Revue Contest must currently be enrolled in the 4-H clothing and textiles program. They must have made and accessorized their exhibit during the current year.
  2. All 4-H members who are in the 3rd to 8th grade on October 1, 2015 are eligible for the Junior Fashion Revue Contest. Those in the 9th to 12th grades on October 1, 2015 are eligible for the Senior Fashion Revue Contest.
  3. The Junior Fashion Revue Contest will be divided in two categories, Junior Division – 3rd - 5th grades and Intermediate Division – 6th - 8th grades.
  4. Contestants in the Junior Fashion Revue Contest will be judged on modeling, garment fit and interview responses.

      Contestants in the Senior Fashion Revue Contest will be judged on construction and modeling with commentary and interview.

      The contestants will have up to 1 1/2 minutes to model their outfit. Music will be provided. Contestants should briefly introduce themselves before modeling their outfit.

Awards

Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – $15 cash prize and rosette to the top two overall; rosette to the top interview and top model; and premium to all participants

Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – $15 cash prize and rosette to the top two overall; rosette to the top interview and top model; and premium to all participants

Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – Gingher Sewing Shears, donated by Ken and Nancy Kennedy and Andrea and Bob Kosbab, and rosette to the top two individuals; rosette to the top interview and top model; and premium to all participants

4-H Smart Shopping Challenge

The Smart Shopping Challenge is designed as a fun and practical learning experience for 4-H members enrolled in a clothing or consumer decision making project to demonstrate consumer skills in the area of clothing and textiles. Participants will select an outfit, model the outfit for a set of judges, and share decisions made in the selection of the outfit. Participants will compare and consider three outfits and demonstrate decision making skills in selecting the most suitable of the three. Participants may enter as individual only.

Awards

Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – $15 cash prize and certificate to the top individual and premium to all participants

Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – $15 cash prize and certificate to the top individual and premium to all participants

Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – $15 cash prize and certificate to the top individual and premium to all participants

4-H Sewing Contest

  1. Contestants in the 4-H Sewing Contest must currently be enrolled in the 4-H clothing and textiles program. They must have made their exhibit during the current year.
  2. Contestants may enter as individuals only.
  3. All 4-H members who are in the 3rd to 8th grade on October 1, 2015 are eligible for the Junior Sewing Contest. Those in the 9th to 12th grades on October 1, 2015 are eligible for the Senior Fashion Revue Contest.
  4. The Junior Sewing Contest will be divided in two categories, Junior Division – 3rd - 5th grades and Intermediate Division – 6th - 8th grades.
  5. Contestants will sew a non-garment project such as a quilt, baby dress, hand bag, etc.). A 6 foot table will be provided for the display. All or just a portion can be used to display the project. The display will contain a focal point, have an interesting presentation, be properly spaced, not crowded and have a pleasing and logical manner.
  6. Contestants will have up to five (5) minutes for an oral presentation and display. Participants will introduce themselves during the oral presentation.
  7. Contestants will be judged on construction, oral presentation, project display, and interview responses.

Awards

Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – $15 cash prize and rosette to the top individual; rosette to the top interview and top display; and premium to all participants

Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – $15 cash prize and rosette to the top individual; rosette to the top interview and top display; and premium to all participants

Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – $15 cash prize and rosette to the top individual; rosette to the top interview and top display; and premium to all participants.

4-H Talent Contest

The 4-H Talent Contest is conducted to give 4-H youth a chance to express their talents through individual or group performance. Participants may only perform once in the Talent Contest. Past winners are still eligible to participate, but cannot take 1st place in the same age group in consecutive years. Performance should not exceed five minutes in length. Contestants will compete as Juniors (3rd-5th grade), Intermediates (6th-8th grade), and Seniors (9th-12th grade). Grade in school as of October 1, 2015 will be used. Any groups with varied ages will be placed in the age group of the oldest member.

Categories:      Vocal

                        Piano

                        Instrumental

                        Variety

                        Dance

Awards:     Rosettes will be presented to category winners in each age group. Trophies will be presented to top performers in each age group. Premiums will be awarded to all participants

4-H Table Setting Contest

Individual contestants will decorate a 24" (wide) by 18" (deep) section of table with a place setting for one person and a centerpiece. Decorations should follow the contest theme for the current year. Participants will be judged on their creativity, the attractiveness of their display, correct placement of dishes, glasses, silverware, and table linens, and the appropriateness of their centerpiece.

Awards

Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – certificate/s and $15 cash prize to the top individual; premium to all participants.

Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – certificate/s and $15 cash prize to top individual; premium to all participants.

Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – certificate/s and $15 cash prize to top individual; premium to all participants.