Awardrobe Clothing Event Categories

See 4-H State Fair Handbook for all 4-H Clothing Event Forms and Information for County Staff, Participants, & Judges

 
The 2017 ACE will be held on the Iowa State Fairground in the Youth Inn on Thursday, August 10 -- forms and information will be updated soon to reflect this new venue and time frame.

 

Clothing Selection

All participants to qualify for participation in the state event should:
  • Select and/or purchase an outfit that represents the 4-H’ers goal or intended use for the selected outfit.
  • Have had individual planned or county experience(s) in choosing shopping alternatives, evaluating fit, quality and construction features, price and cost comparison.
  • Outfits may be selected and/or purchased from any source, including consignment shops, used clothing stores, etc. Clothing items which are home-sewn are not eligible unless the completed garment was purchased from a used clothing source. Clothing items which are custom sewn specifically for the participant are not eligible. (If questions, contact the program superintendents.) 
4-H Clothing Event Participant Report Form: Clothing Selection (MSWord)  (PDF)

 

Fashion Revue

All participants (male or female) to qualify for participation in the state event should:
  • Model a garment or outfit the participant has constructed, hand-knitted, machine-knitted, or crocheted during the current 4-H year.
  • A garment or outfit consisting of one to three pieces such as party clothes, tailored suits, vest, slacks, shirt, skirt, active sportswear and/or coats are acceptable.
  • Blouses, shirts, and sweaters are usually considered as garments.  If they are used to complete an outfit, they may be constructed or selected.
  • All other accessories and undergarments may be constructed or selected.
4-H Clothing Event Participant Report Form: Fashion Revue (MSWord)  (PDF)

 

The $15 Challenge 

All participants (male or female) to qualify for participation in the state event should:
  • Purchase an outfit that represents the 4-H’ers intended use for the selected outfit.
  • Have had individual or county experience(s) in choosing shopping alternatives, evaluating fit, quality and construction features, price and cost comparison.
  • Outfits must be purchased at a garage sale, consignment store, or resale shop (i.e. Goodwill, Salvation Army, or other stores of this type.) Hand-me-downs or clothing as gifts that were selected by the 4-H’er belong in Clothing Selection.
  • Cost of outfit must be $15 or less, not including shoes, accessories or undergarments.
  • Receipt(s) MUST be turned in with the Report Form.
  • The $15 Challenge Q&A
     
4-H Clothing Event Participant Report Form: The $15 Challenge (MSWord)  (PDF)

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