STEM Contests

STEM Contests - Become a Champion with 4-H

STEM contests are designed to provide an opportunity for 4-H youth to showcase the knowledge and skills they have gained through participation in the 4-H program. 


STEM Bowl
STEM Bowl is a quiz bowl type competition where youth demonstrate their knowledge of STEM related subject matter in a competitive setting where attitudes of friendliness and fairness prevail. 

Rules Coming Soon!

Study Resources: Coming soon! 

County Contest: More information coming soon! 
Digital Arts Competition
The Digital Arts Competition is an avenue for youth to demonstrate the knowledge and skills gained through 4-H program participation in a competitive setting. Areas of competition include: 
- Unedited Photography
- Edited Photography
- Story Boards
-Filmmaking (standard 30 hour shoot)
- 2D Digital Arts
- 3D Digital Arts

Rules Coming January 25th
Competition Opens February 1st 
March 26th - 27th - 30 Hour Film Shoot
Entries Due March 29th 

Study Resources: Coming soon! 
 
Drone Competition
The Drone Workshop and Competition is an avenue for youth to demonstrate the knowledge and skills gained through 4-H program participation in a competitive setting. 

Contest Information Coming Soon!

Rules Coming Soon!

Study Resources: Coming soon! 
Game Design Challenge
The Game Design Challenge is an opportunity for youth to expand their horizons and use their creativity and imagination to create something great! Throughout the challenge youth use the design process to develop a board game.

Contest Information Coming Soon!

Rules Coming Soon!

Study Resources: Coming soon! 
Problem Solvers Design Challenge
The 4-H Problem Solvers Design Challenge is an opportunity for youth to work in teams to use the Engineering method to solve problems in unique ways. 

Contest Information Coming Soon!

Rules Coming Soon!

Study Resources: Coming soon! 
Pixelations
The Pixelation competition provides youth with an opportunity to take a creative craft skill they love, use computational and engineering design methods, and turn in into a pixeled project. Possible projects include perler beads, quilting, cross stitch, etc. 

Contest Information Coming Soon!

Rules Coming Soon!

Study Resources: Coming soon! 
Agriscience Triathlon
The 
Agriscience project is the bridge between our traditional agriculture and animal science programs and the fast growing STEM project areas. Learn and compete using the applicable use of robots and math, drones, and the life sciences in agriculture.

County Contest: Grades 3 - 12
State Contest (Horse & Livestock Symposium): Grades 3 - 12
No National Contest Opportunities 

Rules: Coming soon!

Study Resources: Coming soon!

County Contest: More information coming soon!
Envirothon
The Envirothon contest is an opportunity for youth to combine their knowledge of outdoor skills and education with science.
Youth compete on teams and participate in a variety of stations including water science, soil quality, etc.
County Contest: Grades 3 - 12
State Contest (Envirothon): Grades 7 - 12
National Contest Opportunities: Grades 9 - 12

Rules: Coming soon!
Study Resources: Coming soon!
County Contest: More information coming soon!

STEM Public Speaking

The STEM Public Speaking contest provides an opportunity for youth to demonstrate their knowledge of STEM related subject matter while improving their public speaking skills. This is a competitive contest where attitudes of friendliness and fairness prevail. It is an educational experience for participants and spectators, and showcases a variety of skills.

County Contest: Grades 3 - 12
State Contest (4-H Classic): Grades 3 - 12
National Contest (National Western Roundup): Grades 9 - 12

Click HERE for rules. 

Study Resources: Coming soon! 
          
County Contest: More information coming soon! 
STEM Demonstrations
The STEM Demonstration contest provides an opportunity for youth  to demonstrate their knowledge of STEM related subject matter while improving their public speaking skills. This is a competitive contest where attitudes of friendliness and fairness prevail. It is an educational experience for participants and spectators, and showcases a variety of skills.


County Contest: Grades 3 - 12
State Contest (4-H Classic): Grades 3 - 12
National Contest (National Western Roundup): Grades 9 - 12

Click HERE for rules. 

Study Resources: Coming soon! 


Youth Age Divisions: 

Utah 4-H Age Divisions are based on a child’s school grade.

  • *Cloverbud 4-H Members Kindergarten through 2nd Grade 
  • *Junior 4-H Members 3rd through 5th Grade
  • Intermediate 4-H Members 6th through 8th Grade
  • Senior 4-H Members 9th through 12th Grade 

Youth who are homeschooled will follow the Utah State Board of Education criteria for grade placement based on age and should enroll in the grade based upon the USBE criteria for their age as of September 1, 2020. 

  • *Cloverbud 4-H Members Ages 5 through 7
  • *Junior 4-H Members Ages 8 through 10 
  • Intermediate 4-H Members Ages 11through 13
  • Senior 4-H Members Ages 14 through 18

*Youth MUST be age 8 AND in 3rd grade to participate in large animal, shooting sports, and ATV projects and activities. Youth turning 8 AND in 3rd grade may participate after their 8th birthday during the 4-H year. Please note that youth must turn 8 by the ownership deadline (100 days prior to the show for cattle, 60 days prior to the show for sheep, goats, and hogs) to participate in the horse and livestock program.
 


Need a reminder? 

Sign up for the Utah County 4-H text remind
system by texting "@4hutco" to 708-589-7727.