Jr. Contest Overview

Junior Contests are for youth, grades 3 – 8, and are usually held the week before the County Fair.

Junior Contests for the 2014 year will be held on July 30th.

Contests for the Junior Division include:

Public Speaking: Participants give a 3-4 minute speech on their 4-H experience.

Demonstrations: Participants give a demonstration on the topic of their choice. Demonstrations can last up to 10 minutes.

Favorite Foods: Participants demonstrate how to make their favorite food or snack before a panel of judges. Participants will be asked questions about their food and will need to provide samples and a recipe for the judges.

Egg Preparation: Participants demonstrate how to make their favorite food made from eggs before a panel of judges. Participants will be asked questions about their food and will need to provide samples and a recipe for the judges

Fashion Review: Participants model and answer questions about an article of clothing they have sewn or altered themselves.

Dairy Foods Preparation: Participants demonstrate how to make their favorite food made from dairy before a panel of judges. Participants will be asked questions about their food and will need to provide samples and a recipe for the judges. Contestants will also need to fill out a Nutrition Facts Form which can be picked up at the Extension Office.

Talent: Participants will compete onstage in Piano, Vocal Instrumental, Dance, or Variety.

Table Setting: Plan an attractive table setting for a menu.  It should be for two people and should include all that would be on the table for the menu.