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2020 Box Elder County Fair Book              

4-H Exhibit

Jenny Cottrell, Director – Clothing - 435 257-4650

Ann Shaw, Director – Clothing - 435 452-2862

Jody Jensen, Director - Arts and Crafts - 435 225-2189

Brandi Rowley, Director – Miscellaneous - 801-668-8060

Lisa Hancock, Director – Photography - 435 279-4503

Andrea Kosbab, Director – Foods - 435 452-2350

Suzanne McBride, Director – Foods - 435 458-9126

Brielle Smith – Director – Cloverbuds - 435-225-2881

Ann Henderson, USU Extension Agent

435 695-2544 W, 435 723-5418 H, 435-225-5834 Cel


General Information


EACH 4-H MEMBER MAY ENTER UP TO FIVE EXHIBITS IN THE 4-H INDOOR EXHIBIT THIS YEAR.  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 September 1, 2019.

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 NEW Fair Entry County Fair Registration Program.  If you don't have a computer, please visit the USU Extension Office in Brigham City to enter your exhibits.  If you need assistance please contact the USU Extension office, 435-695-2542.  Projects must be entered in the Fair Entry program by midnight on Monday, August 24, 2020.  

4. 4-H families should make an appointment to bring their fair exhibits to the fairgrounds using an online form.  The URL is http://boxelder4h.usu.edu. This will help reduce the number of people in the exhibit area at one time and reduce the chance of spreading the corona virus.

5. 4-H families should also make an appointment to pick up their exhibits at the fairgrounds using an online form.  The URL is http://boxelder4h.usu.edu.  Exhibits should be picked up in the 4-H exhibit area Monday, August 31, 2020 through September 2, 2020 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and 4 and 8 p.m. each day.

 

4-H Exhibit


1. All exhibits will be completed by an individual.

2. 4-H members will be allowed to enter their five best exhibits this year.  

3. 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 (hot or raw), processing time, pounds pressure, altitude, date dial gauge was last tested, processing date, city where processed, and source of recipe.  See detailed instructions and example label above CLASS ECC.

4. 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.

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

6. 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).

7.  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.

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

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

10. Premiums will be paid at the time exhibits are picked up between Monday, August 31, 2020 and Wednesday, September 2, 2020 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 – 8 p.m.)  All premiums not picked up by 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 will be returned to the Fair Board.


Exhibit Premiums:

Blue - $3
Red - $2
White - $1
Cloverbud (Green) – (K-2 grade) - $1


Contest Premiums:

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


DIVISION A - CITIZENSHIP/CIVIC EDUCATION

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

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, flash drive, etc.

Lot 2: Demonstration given, provided on DVD, flash drive, etc.

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 Writing 

Lot 4: Music / Vocal / Sound - composed songs must come with a recording of the song being played

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. that were built from a kit.  An attached photo of the completed project is recommended for all Lego displays.

Lot 9: LEGOS, ORIGINAL DESIGN – Legos, K’nex, etc. that were built into original design.  An attached photo of the completed project is recommended for all Lego displays.

Lot 10: GLASS ETCHING - vase, glass, mug, dish, or other item

Lot 11:  3D PRINTING – Item that has been created using a 3D printer.

Lot 12: 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 items

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 (i.e. knotted, paracord, etc.)

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

All sewn items and/or clothing items, including flip-flops, should go under CB (non-sewn or CBA (sewn)

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: STENCILING: uses stenciling techniques (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: ENGRAVING - Wooden item that has been engraved (jewelry box, sign, etc.)

Lot 3: BURNING - 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

PHOTOGRAPHS SHOULD NOT BE FRAMED.  

All photography should be permanently affixed to a mount board that is approximately 1/8” to ¼” thick.  The mount board can be standard matte or foam core.  DO NOT use corrugated cardboard, wood, Masonite, or poster board, or cover with glass or shrink wrap.


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.

All entries below must be 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 

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.

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

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

Lot 4: STORY - 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: KIT - 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: QUIET BOOK - 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: DISPLAY - 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 presented in 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 prize.



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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, MACHINE – 

Lot 6: PIECED QUILTS, HAND 4-H member hand quilted

Lot 7: APPLIQUÉD QUILT TOP, (binding and/or quilting done professionally - please indicate)

Lot 8: APPLIQUÉD QUILT, MACHINE - 4-H member machine quilted

Lot 9: APPLIQUÉD QUILTS, HAND - 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 item made with: Black Work, Japanese, Bunka, Machine Huck, Candle wicking, Open work/Cut work, Appliqué, Smocking, Chicken Scratch, Crewel, Hardanger, or other technique.

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 7: LATCH HOOK

Lot 8: 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: WEAVING - 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 - 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 LIFESTYLES 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

State Recommendations for County Fair Canning Guidelines.


Many of the following requirements are based on SAFETY guidelines. ONLY those regarding presentation of exhibit or specific fair preferences are adaptable.

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 , extension.usu.edu/canning, 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 mayonnaise jars) with new,
single-use two-piece lids and rings.  

4. A one-quart or pint jar constitutes an exhibit for fruit, vegetables or meat.

5. One standard-size canning jar constitutes an exhibit for preserves, conserves, pickles, and relishes based on recommendations from an approved recipe.

6. One pint or 1/2 pint jar with lid constitutes an exhibit for jellies and jams. 

7. 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.

8. All fresh fruits, jams, jellies, pickles and relishes must be processed in a boiling water bath and properly sealed.  

9. No frozen jams or wax seals will be accepted.  The presence of mold disqualifies a product.

10. All meats and vegetables must be processed in a pressure canner.  

11. The exhibitor is requested to loosen the ring on the jar (so judges can remove ring and examine the head space).

12. 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 this website (http://extension.usu.edu/juab/files/uploads/4- H/Fair/Recommended_Fair_Canning_Suggested_Canning_Label_merged.pdf).










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: CANNED JAM / JELLY – or a r 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

Lot 10: FREEZE-DRIED FOODS


CLASS ECF – CAKE DECORATING


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

4 cupcakes will comprise one exhibit.

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 – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP

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

Lot 2: 4-H PROJECT PROMOTION - 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: LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES - Poster, notebook or other display item of leadership activities. (i.e., with teen council, etc.)

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

Lot 5: YOUTH AND FAMILIES WITH PROMISE / MENTORING - 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 FD – CLOVERBUDS (Grades K-2)


CLASS FE - COLLECTIONS 

Lot 1: COIN COLLECTION.

Lot 2: SPORTS CARD COLLECTION.

Lot 3: STAMP COLLECTION.

Lot 4: OTHER COLLECTIONS. 



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 NEW Fair Entry exhibit registration program.).   Check exhibits in with your other 4-H exhibits. Exhibits will be judged in the 4-H area this year. 


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 

Due to COVID 19, there will be no fruit and vegetable produce entered in the Box Elder County Fair this year.  Please plan on entering them next year and thanks for your patience.


CLASS GCD - ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE

Lot 1: LANDSCAPE PLAN - indicating the flower, trees, and shrubs to be planted.

Lot 2: OTHER - item related to Ornamental Horticulture not listed above.


CLASS GCE - ENTOMOLOGY AND BEES

Lot 1: BEGINNER - Box of insects containing 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, ENGINEERING, & MATH


CLASS HA - SCIENCE - Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in 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: OTHER – SCIENCE NOT MENTIONED BEFORE

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.


Lot 1: AUTOMOTIVE

Lot 2: BICYCLE

Lot 3: ELECTRONICS

Lot 4: GPS/GIS TECHNOLOGY

Lot 5: ELECTRIC

Lot 6: HAM RADIO


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 Engineering.  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: GEAR RATIOS - 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.


Lot 1: MATH


 

CLASS HDA – ASTRONOMY


Lot 1: COLLECTION OF CONSTELLATIONS AND STORIES OF THEIR EXISTENCE.

Lot 2: Comets - 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 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 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 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 – Certificate and prize to the top individual; and premium to all participants

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

Senior Division:  4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – Certificate and prize to the top individual; and 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 5th grade on September 1, 2019 are eligible for the Junior Fashion Revue Contest.  In the 2019-2020 4-H year those in the 6-8th grade on September 1, 2019 may participate in either the Jr. Fashion Revue in August or the Sr. Fashion Revue in June.  Beginning in the 2020-2021 4-H year 4-H members in the 6th-8th grade will participate in the Sr. Fashion Revue. Those in the 9th to 12th grades on September 1, 2019 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 –Rosette and prize to the top individual; rosette to the top interview and top model; and premium to all participants

I Intermediate Division:  4-Hers in 6th-8th grade –Rosette and prize to the top individual; rosette to the top interview and top model; and premium to all participants

Senior Division:  4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – Gingher Sewing Shears or a similar prize and rosette to the top individual, and rosette to the top interview and top model; and 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, serve it to the judges and answer their questions about the 4-Her’s 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 the 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 prize to the top individual or team; premium to all participants

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

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


4-H Public Speaking Contest - Prepared

Youth will prepare a 5 to 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 – Trophy to top individual; premium to all participants

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

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


4-H Public Speaking Contest – Impromptu

Contestant will select a topic for their speech by randomly drawing three questions from a pool of questions.  They will select one question and return the other two.  Questions will be relative to today’s youth and may include current events, 4-H, and/or social issues.  Contestants will be allowed 3 minutes to organize their thoughts before beginning their presentation.  Each speech will be 3-5 minutes in length.

Awards

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

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

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


Demonstration Contest

4-Hers may enter the demonstration contest as an individual or team of two.  The contest will be divided into three categories:  Ag, Science, and Other.

Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes in length. This includes 10-15 minutes for the presentation, and 5 minutes for set up and take down. Time for responding to questions is not included in presentation length. All demonstrations must be adapted to be done indoors. A table, stove (before the demo, not during), refrigerator, screen and easel will be provided, Demonstrators will furnish any other needed equipment.

Awards

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

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

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