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Weld County 4-H Contests

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Cake Decorating Contest

Cake Decorating is a fabulous opportunity to use your new skills for creating a beautiful cake.  Remember, you must be enrolled in the cake decorating project in order to participate.  The Cake Decorating Contest is open to all 4-H members including Cloverbuds.  The age divisions in all contests will be: Junior (8-10), Intermediate (11-13), and Senior (14-18). Cloverbuds can participate for a recognition ribbon only. The top winners in each category can advance to the State 4-H Contest. 

Click here for rules:  Contest Day Rules

For more information, contact Teresa at 970-400-2070 or tjohnson@co.weld.co.us.
 

Creative Cooks Contest

Creative Cooks is a great way to learn about nutrition and meal planning in a creative, fun setting.  Any 4-H member or team of 2 may participate by planning a meal, designing a table and preparing one dish from the menu.  Members do not have to be enrolled in a foods project to participate.  The Creative Cooks Contest is open to all 4-H members including Cloverbuds. The age divisions in all contests will be: Junior (8-10), Intermediate (11-13), and Senior (14-18).  Cloverbuds can participate for a recognition ribbon only. The top winners in each category can advance to the State 4-H Contest.  For more information, contact Teresa at 970-400-2070 or tjohnson@co.weld.co.us.

Click Here for contest day rules:  Contest Day Rules

For more information, contact Teresa at 970-400-2070 or tjohnson@co.weld.co.us

Performing Arts Contest

The spotlight is on you in this contest!  Performing Arts is open to all 4-H members, Cloverbuds through seniors.  You can participate in events such as dancing, vocals and instruments.  There are also special categories for plays, skits, and MC’s.  The Performing Arts Contest is open to all 4-H members including Cloverbuds. The age divisions in all contests will be: Junior (8-10), Intermediate (11-13), and Senior (14-18). Cloverbuds can participate for a recognition ribbon only. THIS IS A COUNTY ONLY CONTEST, IT IS NO LONGER OFFERED AT THE STATE LEVEL.

Click here for Performing Arts Rules:  Performing Arts Rules

For more information, contact Teresa at 970-400-2070 or tjohnson@co.weld.co.us.

Fashion Revue

The 2019 Fashion Revue will Celebrate Summer Days.   Have you made an article you would like to model, or are you a super shopper?  Here is your opportunity.  Fashion Revue is for members who are enrolled in artistic clothing, clothing construction, knitting, crocheting, Buymanship or leathercraft unit 10.  The Fashion Revue is open to all 4-H members including Cloverbuds.  The age divisions in all contests will be: Junior (8-10), Intermediate (11-13), and Senior (14-18).  Cloverbuds can participate for a recognition ribbon only.  The top senior winners in each category can advance to the State 4-H Contest. 

For  more information or questions, contact Teresa at 970-400-2070 or tjohnson@co.weld.co.us.

Rocket Fly Day

Building a rocket is fantastic! Are you interested in how it launches? Rocket Fly Day gives members an opportunity to launch a rocket they have build. Remember, you must be enrolled in the model rocketry project in order to participate. Rocket Fly Day is open to 4-H members, Cloverbuds cannot enter into this contest. The age divisions in all contests will be: Junior (8-10), Intermediate (11-13), and Senior (14-18). The top winners in each category can advance to the State 4-H Contest. For more information, contact Kim at 970-400-2079 or ksterkel@co.weld.co.us.

Shooting Sports County Shoot

Perfecting your aim? The Weld County 4-H Shooting Sports County Shoot is for you! Members must attend a safety day in their discipline, attend 3 sanctioned practices (have practice card stamped) per discipline, and have completed and received their hunter education card in order to participate. County Shoot is open to 4-H members, Cloverbuds cannot enter into this contest. The age divisions in all contests will be: Junior (8-10), Intermediate (11-13), and Senior (14-18). The top winners in each category can advance to the State 4-H Contest. For more information, contact Kim at 970-400-2079 or ksterkel@co.weld.co.us.

Speech Arts Contest

It is important to be able to share your ideas and knowledge in a concise manner that others will understand, making presentation skills essential tools for use in clubs, work and college. Therefore, plan to participate in the speech contests to increase your experience and knowledge.  Members can do a demonstration or illustrated talk, prepared speech, impromptu speech,  Interpretive presentation, horse demonstration and horse prepared speech.  The Public Presentation Contest is open to all 4-H members including Cloverbuds.  The age divisions in all contests will be:  Junior (8-10), Intermediate (11-13), and Senior (14-18).  Cloverbuds can participate for a recognition ribbon only.  The top winners in each category can advance to the State 4-H Contest. 

2019 Speech Arts Results

Speech Arts Contest Winners

 

The Weld County 4-H Speech Arts Contest was held on March 23rd  at the Extension Office in Greeley.  The 2019 contest showcased some outstanding talent, with 6 members preparing 10 presentations.  Participants competed in Impromptu, Prepared, Demonstrations and Interpretive.  The Senior winners of the Impromptu & Prepared Speeches will be continuing on to represent Weld County at the State 4-H Conference in Ft. Collins in June.  At the Colorado State Fair, coming up in August in Pueblo, the top 3 award winners in all age divisions will be eligible to compete in the Demonstration and Illustrated Talks categories.  Topics at this year’s Speech Arts Contest were very diverse, ranging from  a reading of Brair Rabbit to a prepared speech regarding Empowering Young Women.  The overall winners received cash prizes, this year our overall winners were:  Senior-Shelby Tveten, Intermediate Anya Pearson, and Junior Elsie Pearson.

The 4-H Speech Arts contest is a great way for 4-H members to become comfortable with speaking in front  of groups, which is an essential lifelong skill.  4-H is committed to helping youth reach their full potential as leaders and community members.

For more information on the 2020 contest, contact Teresa at 970-400-2070 or tjohnson@co.weld.co.us.





Contest Flyers and Entry Forms

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Performing Arts Flyer
Contest Day Flyer


Fashion Revue Flyer