Event Day/Static and Livestock Project 4-H Event Day When: June 25th 2022Where: BGM Community SchoolWho: All Clover Kids and 4-H’ersWhat: Below, you can find descriptions of the challenges you can participate in at Event Day Register for Event Day at: https://fairentry.com/Fair/SignIn/16929Fair Entry Help SheetFair Entry Help VideoEntries due by June 15th 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 Bring with you the day of judging 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 Bring with you the day of judging $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 Bring with you day of judging REPORT FORMS - REQUIRED for all Clothing Projects ! A report form must accompany each outfit brought to Event Day. These reports must be turned in at Check-In. Report forms are age specific. Forms can be found below: Junior & Intermediate Clothing Report Form Senior Clothing Report Form 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 If items requested, please let our office know before event day. 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 If items requested, please let our office know before event day 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 Report Form (all ages) $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 REPORT FORM- REQUIRED $10 Meal Challenge Please turn in a copy of your recipe prior to event day! Indoor Judging: July 9th at the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds Indoor Judging Registration: https://www.fairentry.com/Fair/SignIn/15124 4-H Fair Entry Help SheetFFA Fair Entry Help SheetFair Entry Help Video Registrations are Due July 7th. Please note that if you don't get all of your projects registered you can still bring them. We can add them at the indoor judging. We encourage youth to enter all projects they think they might bring! Animal Projects All animal ID's are due before May 15th except for chickens and rabbits. May 15th 4-H online ID Help Sheet County Fair Entries Due June 15 to the Poweshiek County Fair Office: PO Box 372, Grinnell, 50112 Must mail, email or drop off in the drop box at the Fair Office. One Entry Form is required for each species a 4-H'er plans to bring to the County Fair Check the Fairbook to find the number of the class you are entering Download all the needed forms at www.poweshiekcountyfair.org. State Fair Entries State Fair Entries are Due July 1 State Fair Livestock and Horticulture entries will be made online this year through the FairEntry program. This program will open on June 1st. Bottle Calf Forms Junior Form Intermediate/Senior Form Please send completed Bottle Calf forms to the Poweshiek County Extension Office by 4:30 pm on July 5, 2022. Bottle Lamb Information Junior Form Intermediate Form Senior Form Bring 2 completed Bottle Lamb books to judging on July 9th. Food and Nutrition Inappropriate Food Exhibits Poster Poster Write-Up Photography Photography Label (PDF)Photography Label (Word) Indoor Exhibits Indoor Exhibit Write-Up Forms (Word) Indoor Exhibit Write-Up (PDF) Obtaining Permission to Use Copyrighted Materials Obtaining Permission to Use Copyrighted Materials Design Elements Clothing ElementsVisual Arts Elements Project Exhibit Ideas Project AreaAnimal 4-H ID Forms All 4-H animals (excluding poultry and rabbits) must be identified on 4honline or via paper form turned into the Poweshiek County Extension Office by May 15th, 2021 in order to be shown at the Poweshiek County Fair or the Iowa State Fair. Please make note that May 15th is a Saturday! As a reminder families are required to enter their animals into 4-H online. Market Beef Market Sheep Meat Goat Swine Dog Breeding Beef Horse and Pony All 4-H swine exhibitors will be tagging and identifying their own swine project(s). Tags can be purchased from the Extension Office and taggers are also available for use. County Fair Tags: $1 each State Fair DNA Tags (required for all animals going to the State Fair): $8 each When tagging your animals, complete the Iowa 4-H Swine Verification Form. Upon completion, enter that information in 4honline by May 15th. Iowa State Fair - Please take note of these items if you plan to show your hog at the State Fair Animals must be tagged with the DNA State Fair Tags in order to be eligible An Iowa State Fair 4-H DNA Envelope must be used to collect your tags and properly filled out then turned into the Extension Office by May 10th. These envelopes are available at the Poweshiek County Extension Office: 114 S 3rd Street, Montezuma.