4-H Event Day

Event Day 

When: June 27th, 2020 - Registration at 8:30am, events begin at 9am
Where: Grinnell Methodist Church 
Who: All Clover Kids and 4-H’ers
What: Below, you can find descriptions of the challenges you can participate in at Event Day
 
Register for Event Day at: https://www.fairentry.com/Fair/SignIn/14346
Fair Entry Help Sheet
Fair Entry Help Video
Entries due by June 19th 

 
Clothing Challenges
  • Clothing Selection

    • 4-H’er will select and/or purchase an outfit based on a specific goal they have set for themselves. The judge will be looking at the outfit to see how well it meets its intended purpose, how well all the pieces go together, and how much the 4-H’er learned throughout the process.
    • REPORT FORM - REQUIRED
  • Fashion Review

    • 4-H’er will model a garment or outfit they have constructed, hand-knitted, machine-sewn or crocheted during the current 4-H year. They will be judged on craftsmanship and knowledge level.
    • REPORT FORM - REQUIRED 
  • $15 Challenge

    • Outfit must be purchased at a garage sale, consignment store, or resale shop such as Goodwill or Salvation Army. Hand-me downs or clothing as gifts that were selected by the 4-H’er belong in Clothing Selection.
    • The cost of the outfit must be $15 or less, not including shoes, accessories or undergarments.
    • All receipts must be turned in with the Clothing Event Form.
    • REPORT FORM - REQUIRED 

 

Communication Challenges
  • Educational Presentations*

    • Informative presentation or how to demonstration—Share what you have learned in a project area through a presentation such as “Fruit Pizza Creation,” “The Basics of Dog Washing,” “Head Ache Home Remedies” or “Practices to Project our Environment.”
    • REPORT FORM - REQUIRED - Educational Presentation
  • Working Exhibits*

    • Hands on activity  engaging the audience to learn a new skill—Get the audience to participate in your particular activity such as Making Corsages, Make a Calf Halter, or Cleaning Pennies with Vinegar.
    • REPORT FORM - REQUIRED - Working Exhibit
  • Extemporaneous Speaking

    • Write a speech on the spot—You draw 3 4-H related topics and select one that you would like to prepare a speech about in 30 minutes. This is open to anyone at the county level but only Senior 4-H’ers may go on to the State Fair.
  • Share The Fun

    • Show off your talent—This is a showcase of 4-H’ers abilities whether it be singing, doing magic, playing an instrument or telling jokes.
    • STAGE SET UP FORM - REQUIRED - Share the Fun Set-up
  • REPORT FORMS - REQUIRED!

    • A report form must accompany all Educational Presentations and Working Exhibits. A stage set up form must be completed for all Share the Fun acts. These reports must be turned in at Check-In. Forms can be found above. 
Food Challenges
  • Food Challenge - Click here for more information and ideas

    • 4-H’ers select a food item(s) that they have learned to prepare in the past year. They have 30 minutes to prepare it from beginning to end in front of a judge.
    • The judge will be considering proper food preparation techniques, safe food handling, 4-H’er skill level and the quality of the final product.
  • Table Setting Challenge - Click here for more information and ideas

    • 4-H’ers may work alone or in a team to create a themed table setting. The setting should include a menu (no actual food), proper table service and glassware as well as themed decorations. You are encouraged to dress in accordance with your theme.
    • REPORT FORM - REQUIRED

  • $10 Meal Challenge 

    • Create a balanced, nutritious meal for a family of 4 that includes the following:

      • Recommended Serving Size  
      • have a food from each of the 5 food groups with MyPlate
      •  Information regarding food groups and recommended serving sizes can be found on the USDA MyPlate website www.choosemyplate.gov
    • REPORT FORM- REQUIRED

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