2018 Box Elder County Fair Book
Bonni Averett, Director - Clothing
Ann Shaw, Director - Clothing
Jody Jensen, Director - Arts and Crafts
Marci Borg, Director - Miscellaneous
Terrie Beus, Director - Art
435 279 3103
Lisa Hancock, Director – Photography
Andrea Kosbab, Director - Foods
Suzanne McBride, Director - Foods
Ann Henderson, USU Extension Agent
435 695-2544 W, 1-877-390-2326 W, 435 723-5418 H
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.
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 21, 2018 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 21, 2018. 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.
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.
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.
10. Exhibits must be well made so they are stable enough to be moved.
11. 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).
14. We will not be responsible for articles or premiums not picked up at the fair unless they are retained for the State Fair.
15. 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.
Blue - $2.50, Red - $2, White - $1.50, Cloverbud (Green) – (K-2 grade) - $1.50
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, 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
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
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.
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 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.
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”
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 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, 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 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: 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
2018 Award Announcement
BALL®FRESH PRESERVING Award
Ball® & Kerr™FRESH PRESERVING products
Newell 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. Entries must be preserved in Ball® Jars sealed with Ball® Lids and Bands specially designed for home canning, or preserved in Kerr™ Jars sealed with Kerr™ Lids and Bands specially designed for home canning. In addition, entries in the soft spread category must be prepared using Ball® Pectin: Classic, Low or No-Sugar, or Liquid. Proof of pectin purchase in the form of a receipt or product UPC must be submitted with the entry.
Entries from each category honored with a First Place award will receive:
• One (1) Six-Dollar ($6) Coupon for Ball® or Kerr™ Fresh Preserving Products and
• One (1) Free (up to $6 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 mayonnaise jars) with new,
single-use two-piece lids and rings.
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.
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
2018 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 Division and Cupcake Division will receive the following prize:
"Runner Up” winners in the Decorated Cake Division and Cupcake Division will receive the following prize:
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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 - 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.
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 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.
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
Lot 18: HOUSE PLANTS
CLASS GCC GARDENS – FRUIT/VEGETABLE If you are interested in entering fruits and vegetables in the Box Elder County Fair, please go to the Crops Department section of the fair book for instructions on entering. All 4-H fruit and garden produce and Let’s Get Growing contest entries must meet the Crops Department entry requirements in order to be entered in the Box Elder County Fair. 4-H fruit and vegetable entries entered in the 4-H online system AND those not having enough fruit or vegetables for a complete exhibit will not be accepted!
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 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 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.
Lot4: GPS/GIS technology
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: 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.
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 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 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
Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – certificate/s and a rosette to the top individual or team; premium to all participants
Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – certificate/s and a rosette to the top individual or team; premium to all participants
Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – certificate/s and a rosette 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.
Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – Certificate and rosette to the top individual; and premium to all participants
Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – Certificate and rosette to the top individual; and premium to all participants
Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – Certificate and rosette to the top individual; 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.
Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – certificate/s and rosette to the top individual or team; premium to all participants
Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – certificate/s and rosette to top individual or team; premium to all participants
Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – certificate/s and rosette 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.
Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – certificate/s and rosette to the top individual/team; premium to all participants
Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – certificate/s and rosette to the top individual/team; premium to all participants
Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – certificate/s and rosette 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 use notes. However, excessive use of notes may be counted against the contestant. This will be at the discretion of the judges.
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 Fashion Revue Contest
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.
Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade –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 –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 Sewing Contest
Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade –Rosette to the top individual; top interview and top display; and premium to all participants
Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade –Rosette to the top individual; top interview and top display; and premium to all participants
Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade –Rosette to the top individual; 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, 2017 will be used. Any groups with varied ages will be placed in the age group of the oldest member.
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. The theme for 2018 is “Around the World”. 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.
Junior Division: 4-Hers in 3rd-5th grade – certificate/s and rosette to the top individual; premium to all participants.
Intermediate Division: 4-Hers in 6th-8th grade – certificate/s and rosette to top individual; premium to all participants.
Senior Division: 4-Hers in 9th-12th grade – certificate/s and a rosette to top individual; premium to all participants.