Sr. Contest Overview

Senior Contests are for 4-Hers grades 9 – 12, and are usually held during the month of June.

Senior Contests differ from Junior Contests in that more competitive events are offered, and Senior Contest County winners are eligible to attend the State Contests held at USU in Logan.

Contests for the Senior Division include:

4-H Demonstrations

Demonstration in one of the following four areas: 1) Consumer & Family Science (minus food), 2) Agriculture (minus Horse), 3) Science, or 4) Other.  Presentation should not exceed 20 min.  (May win once in all 4 areas).

4-H Public Speaking

Contestants give a 6-8 minute original speech specifically related to their 4-H experience.

Chef Extraordinaire

An individual or team of two prepare and serve a meal for 4 guests and a judge within a three hour time limit.

Congress Interviews

Participants prepare their 4-H Portfolio and submit it to the State 4-H Office by February 15th. The portfolios are then judged and the top individuals will be invited for an interview at State 4-H Contests.

Cooking up Fun! Track

Spice things Up! – Expand your cooking knowledge with this fun three hour hands-on workshop, where participants will learn about seasonings and spices.  They will be making a full meal and be able to apply what they've learned about seasonings.  They will also learn about presentation.  No previous cooking experience necessary.

Consumer Bowl

Participants work as a team to answer various from all sections of family consumer sciences - foods & nutrition, clothing & textiles, financial management, consumer decision making, and child care.

Fashion Consumer Strategies

Select and model an outfit for a set of judges, sharing decisions made in the selection of the outfit. They also demonstrate decision making skills in selecting the most suitable of three outfits.

Fashion Review

Participants are judged on selection, knowledge and presentation of a favorite food.

Favorite Foods Contest

An individual or team of two prepare and serve a healthy, complete meal, including clean up in one hour.

Healthy Cuisine Contest

Participants work as a team to answer various horse science oriented questions.

Horse Bowl

Demonstrations or skills or methods learned in any area in the 4-H Horse Project. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes in length.

Horse Demonstrations

Participants evaluate horses. Individual scores will be added to comprise a team score.

Horse Judging

Participants evaluate horses. Individual scores will be added to comprise a team score.

Horse Public Speaking

Participants prepare a 7 - 10 minute, original talk on any appropriate topic related to the horse industry.

Impromptu Public Speaking

Contestants will give a 3 – 5 minute speech on a randomly selected topic.

Livestock Bowl

Participants work as a team to answer various livestock oriented questions.

Livestock Judging

Participants evaluate livestock: beef (market and breeding), sheep and swine. Individual scores will be added to comprise a team score.

Project Redesign- Fashion with a Cause

Water & Wildlife CSI

Sewing & Fashion Contest

Science Palooza

Shooting Sports

Talent- Piano, Vocal, Variety, Instrumental, Dance

Video Production Track

World of Work

   

 For more information, please contact the USU Extension Office at 738-1140