DEPARTMENT 1 – 4-H EXHIBIT HALL2018-07-25T03:39:16+00:00

DEPARTMENT 1

4-H EXHIBIT HALL

New Insurance Requirements for Exhibiting

Ruth Kimball Exhibit Hall Guidelines for exhibitors

All Merrimack County 4-Hers are eligible to enter exhibits into the Ruth Kimball Exhibit Hall. Exhibits are entered Wednesday evening prior to the Fair or up until 10:00 am the day before the Fair opens. All exhibits stay for the duration of the Fair. Exhibits can be picked up no earlier than 7:15 pm on the last day of the Fair. Details for exhibiting items and Fair guidelines are sent to 4-Hers from the 4-H office prior to the Fair.

CLASS A – CLUB EXHIBITS

Make entry by August 4, 2018 to 4H Office.
(For Club Exhibits Only)

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.4H CLUB EXHIBIT$15$12$10

An equal amount of space will be allotted to each club entering this class (about 5 feet). Exhibits must be arranged by club members or club members and leader. They may illustrate one club activity, promotion of 4H, leadership, or citizenship. All club exhibits will receive a premium and there will be one best exhibit chosen.

Club Exhibit Score Card:

1.Quality, workmanship and condition of exhibit
(work done by members only)
20
2.Exhibit attracts and holds attention20
3.Effective captions/slogans or title20
4.Effectiveness of exhibits in telling a 4H story or
showing successful club accomplishment
20
5.Attractive general appearance/original20

Club exhibits must be completed Thursday, August 30, 2018, before 10:00 AM.

Items listed are only suggestions and lots are not limited to just the listed items. Items exhibited may be made at 4H meetings or at home. No school projects accepted. Exception: qualified woodworking projects. Choose Class and Lot most appropriate for skill level. Categories being encouraged to provide more information are crafts, clothing, heritage arts, knitting, crocheting, leisure, education and woodworking. Information should be put on the back of your exhibit card.

CLASS B – CREATIVE CRAFTS

(Limit of 4 items in any combination under Class B)

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.SIMPLE CRAFTS$3$2$1
2.JUNIOR CRAFTS$3$2$1
3.INTERMEDIATE CRAFTS$5$3$2
4.ADVANCED CRAFTS$10$8$5
5.CREATIVE CRAFTS$10$8$5
6.CRAFT KIT$3$2$1

All items are to be finished for intended use. If displaying more than one project in same lot, label sequence of projects made.

Simple – (8–11 yrs .Only) – 1 or 2 different articles such as leather lacing, simple weaving, string art, liquid embroidery, macaroni craft, recycled craft and majority of kit craft.

Junior – (Members 8-13 or 1st yr. in project) – Any craft experience with a new skill or medium or simple craft with an increased degree of difficulty such as: beginning macramé, loom weaving, placemats, belts, pot hangers, burlap and felt articles, string art, mobiles, simple leather work, simple crystal, glazed ceramics and stenciling.

Intermediate – Requiring moderate skill, creativeness, and time, such as: nature craft, copper enameling, paper maché, stained ceramics, puppets, quilling, wood burning, craft using dried flowers, scrap booking, stamping, advanced leather work, or découpage.

Advanced – Finished artistic complicated crafts. This division is reserved for ambitious articles such as: Fine art (water color, oils, pastels, charcoal), sculpturing, scrap booking, stamping, mobiles, collages, graphics, wet brushed ceramic techniques, quilling, lampshades (cut & pierce), and stenciling. Your exhibit card should describe construction, time and other interesting or pertinent information.

Creative – NO KITS – This lot is reserved for articles which have been designed, changed, or altered by the exhibitor and that show some originality. Your exhibit card should describe construction, time and other interesting or pertinent information.

Craft Kits – Project involves use of a craft kit. Skill level of project should be identified and will be judged based on age and skill.

CLASS C – BETTER ROOMS

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.REFINISHED ARTICLE$3$2$1
2.ARTICLE MADE (curtains, shade, wastebasket, lampshade)$3$2$1
3.FURNITURE REFINISHED (caned, rushed)$5$3$2
4.BETTER ROOM NOTEBOOK OR 3 POSTERS$3$2$1
5.COLOR & DESIGN NOTEBOOK/POSTERS (Minimum of 3 posters)$3$2$1

CLASS D – CAKE DECORATING

(cake forms may be used instead of a real cake)

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.BEGINNER CAKE DECORATING / 6 DECORATED CUPCAKES
Up to 2 years of experience; smoothing techniques and at least 2 different cake decorating techniques.
$5$3$2
2.INTERMEDIATE CAKE DECORATING
3-5 years cake decorating experience; smoothing plus a new technique for each year in the project.
$5$3$2
3.ADVANCED CAKE DECORATING
6 or more years of cake decorating experience; smoothing, plus a new technique for each year in the project.
$10$8$7

CLASS E – CHILD CARE

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.HOMEMADE CHILD’S TOY OR GAME$3$2$1
2.CHILD’S SCRAPBOOK OR STORY BOOK$3$2$1
3.SMALL CHILD’S GARMENT$3$2$1
4.BABY SITTER’S BAG/BOX (Contains needed baby helpers)$3$2$1
5.BABY SITTER’S NOTEBOOK OR 3 POSTERS$3$2$1

CLASS F – CLOTHING

(One entry per numerical listing unless otherwise stated)

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.BEGINNER: LIMIT 4 DIFFERENT ITEMS
(Only first year clothing members)
– Limit 4 different items, such as beanbag, stuffed toy, pot holder, pin cushion, simple doll clothes, sewing kit, washcloth, slippers, laundry bag, apron, fish gear bag, sleeping bag cover, cloth kit, tote bag, or patchwork pillows.
$3$2$1
2.SIMPLE DRESS OR JUMPER$3$2$1
3.ACCESSORIES: Hat, Vest, Pocketbook, Knapsack, Duffle Bag, Advanced Doll Clothes$3$2$1
4.BLOUSE, TOP, VEST, T-SHIRT$3$2$1
5.SLACKS OR SHIRT$3$2$1
6.SHORTS OR BEACHWEAR$3$2$1
7.SKIRT OR CULOTTES$3$2$1
8.ROBE OR HOUSECOAT$3$2$1
9.NIGHTGOWN$3$2$1
10.TWO-PIECE PAJAMAS$5$3$2
11.TWO-PIECE COORDINATES$5$3$2
12.THREE-PIECE COORDINATES$6$3$2
13.CASUAL DRESS, SPORTSWEAR, JACKET (not a simple shift)$6$3$2
14.ADVANCED GARMENTS: KNIT, WOOL, ETC.
(Reserved, for advanced sewers- 5th year sewing) made of knit, stretch, deep pile, wool, leather or other dressy fabrics, using advanced techniques
$6$3$2
15.BROTHER/SISTER OR SISTER/SISTER$6$3$2
16.EVENING ATTIRE Garment made from specialty fabric$6$3$2
17.TAILORING: SUIT, COAT, JACKET$10$8$5
18.OUTDOOR WEAR AND GEAR – BASIC$5$3$2
19.OUTDOOR WEAR AND GEAR – ADVANCED$5$3$2
20.CLOTHING FOR SHEEP LEADLINE (Garments must be returned at 9:00 AM Sunday morning.)$10$8$5
21.CREATIVE ART CLOTHING TO WEAR$3$2$1
22.READY MADE OUTFIT (Showing clothing selection, skills for color, design and accessorizing)$3$2$1
23.CLOTHING & TEXTILES EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT$3$2$1
24.RECYCLED CLOTHES (Recycle a garment by altering, embellishing, or turning it into something new)$5$3$2

CLASS G – COMPUTERS

(All entries should be printed copies submitted in a notebook identifying type of computer used and type of software.)

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.DATABASE APPLICATION$3$2$1
2.SPREADSHEET APPLICATION$3$2$1
3.COMPUTER GENERATED PRESENTATION$3$2$1
4.GRAPHICS APPLICATION$3$2$1
5.WEB PAGE DESIGN$3$2$1

Database Application: Design a database application with at least 20 entries and demonstrate using the sort command, such as Access.

Spreadsheet Application: Design a spreadsheet application for project expenses, treasurer reports, etc., such as Excel, Quattro Pro.

Computer Generated Presentation: Computer generated presentation such as PowerPoint, Corel presentations, etc.

Graphics Application: Three (3) examples of graphics application for a situation using a bar graph, pie chart, etc.

Web Page Design: Explanation sheet of web page elements, visual enhancements, layout of information.

CLASS H – ELECTRICITY

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.HOMEMADE TOY/ELECTRIC MOTOR$3$2$1
2.DEMO. PANEL OF CIRCUITS/SWITCH$3$2$1
3.ARTICLES MADE OR REMODELED
One or more articles made or remodeled as part of electricity project, i.e., rewired lamp, repaired small appliance
$3$2$1

CLASS I – ENTOMOLOGY

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.COLLECTION OF 10 OR MORE SPECIMENS$3$2$1
2.1 LB. BOX HONEY IN COMB IN NON-DRIP CONTAINERS$3$2$1
3.1 PINT OF EXTRACTED HONEY IN CLEAR GLASS JAR$3$2$1
4.HOMEMADE EQUIPMENT FOR ENTOMOLOGY
Exhibit of one or more pieces of homemade equipment for entomology project, such as killing jars, etc.
$3$2$1

CLASS J – FOOD

(Select lot that matches food project skills.) No mixes. All items must be cooked and made by individual members. No-Bake recipes not accepted.

(Put entry on small paper plate, then in plastic bag closed with twist ties, recipe card, and description of the food group to which the item belongs.) Lots 1-9 for members 8-11 or first year members only.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.THREE COOKIES$3$2$1
2.NUTRITIOUS LUNCH BOX (include menu card)$3$2$1
3.REAL NUTRITIOUS LUNCH
Creative nutritional lunches or snacks for specific activities – fishing, backpacking, skiing, soccer, etc. (Note: must include menu card and explanation of choices)
$3$2$1
4.THREE MUFFINS$3$2$1
5.THREE BAKING POWDER BISCUITS$3$2$1
6.THREE BROWNIES/BARS$3$2$1
7.1/3 LOAF QUICK BREAD$3$2$1
8.FOOD MADE FROM ORGANIC “NATURAL” INGREDIENTS$3$2$1
9.POSTER OF A BALANCED MENU
Poster showing a balanced menu for a single day. Must show how food group nutritional requirements are met.
$3$2$1
10ONE PLATE OF THREE COOKIES, BARS, MUFFINS, BISCUITS$3$2$1
11.ATTRACTIVE PLACE SETTING With menu card$3$2$1
12.12 & OLDER: 1/3 LOAF QUICK BREAD Advanced$3$2$1
13.12 & OLDER: 1/4 CAKE OR THREE CUPCAKES W/SHORTENING, Unfrosted$3$2$1
14.12 & OLDER: 1/4 CAKE OR THREE CUPCAKES W/O SHORTENING, Unfrosted$3$2$1
15.12 & OLDER: MICROWAVE COOKERY Breads, cookies, etc.$3$2$1
16.12 & OLDER: 1/2 LOAF YEAST BREAD OR THREE ROLLS$5$3$2
17.YEAST COFFE CAKES 1/2 of cake$5$3$2
18.ONE 2-CRUST PIE 5” or more or 1/4 pie$5$3$2
19.DISPLAY POSTER: WEEKLY LUNCH MENU Poster with Week of Lunch Menus$3$2$1
20.DISPLAY ONE PLACE SETTING
Include table cover, dishes, glassware, silverware, centerpiece, and menu.
$3$2$1
21.FOOD COMPARISON POSTER Showing understanding of the Food Pyramid$3$2$1

Special Food Award
Rosette Awarded at the discretion of the Judge

CLASS K – FOOD PRESERVATION

(Canning or Dried Foods)

Jar labels (available in the 4H Office) MUST BE USED and contain the member’s name, club name, produce name, date put up, method of processing and time processed. Dried foods must also contain this information.

All vegetables (with the exception of tomatoes) must be pressure canned and the amount of time processed must be noted. Acidification of tomatoes is recommended. All jams, jellies, marmalades, pickles, relishes, etc., must be processed and should contain no paraffin. They must have metal covers — see USDA pamphlet relative to sealing jars. Please do not use decorative cloth covers on jars entered. Your food preservation exhibit may be opened by the judges and will be so marked. Two jars or packages constitute an exhibit. Enter several different foods prepared with different skills.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.CANNING$3$2$1
2.DRIED FOODS$3$2$1

CLASS L – COLLECTION CANNED OR DRIED

Five (5) jars or packages, all different, constitute a collection. A member may exhibit one collection only in each of the categories below. Note: Items entered here may not be the same entered in Class K.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.5 JARS/PKGS: CANNED/DRIED VEGETABLES$12$10$8
2.5 JARS/PKGS: CANNED/DRIED FRUIT$12$10$8
3.5 JARS/PKGS: PICKLES & RELISHES$12$10$8
4.5 JARS/PKGS: JELLY, JAM, MARMALADE$12$10$8

CLASS M -FORESTRY

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.EDUCATIONAL DISPLAY
Educational display of firewood with minimum of 5 species of wood used for fuel; burning and heating characteristics explained.
$3$2$1
2.CROSS SECTION OF A TREE
Cross section of a tree noting historical, personal or family events indicated by growth rings; and explanation of dates on accompanying chart.
$3$2$1
3.COLLECTION OF WILD EDIBLES$3$2$1
4.TWIG COLLECTION
Minimum 10 specimens identified by common and scientific names.
$3$2$1
5.LEAF COLLECTION
Minimum 10 specimens identified by common and scientific names.
$3$2$1
6.WOOD COLLECTION
Minimum 10 specimens identified by common and scientific names.
$3$2$1
7.CONE COLLECTION
Minimum 10 specimens listing common use of tree or lumber identified by common and scientific name. Whole cones only.
$3$2$1
8.ONE JAR MAPLE SYRUP OR MAPLE SUGAR
Pint or quart in clear glass jar or 1/2 lb. maple sugar.
$3$2$1
9.BIRD HOUSE OR FEEDING STATION$3$2$1
10.TWIG, LEAF, CONE, SEED COLLECTION
Mounted and labeled – at least 20 specimens.
$3$2$1

CLASS N – GARDEN

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.FIVE PODS STRING BEANS$3$2$1
2.FIVE GREEN BEANS$3$2$1
3.FIVE YELLOW BEANS$3$2$1
4.FIVE PURPLE BEANS$3$2$1
5.FIVE PODS SHELL BEANS$3$2$1
6.FIVE PODS LIMA BEANS$3$2$1
7.1/2 PINT DRIED BEANS$3$2$1
8.FIVE PODS SOYBEANS/PEAS$3$2$1
9.THREE BEETS$3$2$1
10.TWO HEADS BROCCOLI$3$2$1
11.THREE CARROTS$3$2$1
12.TWO CABBAGES, BALL HEAD$3$2$1
13.TWO CABBAGES, RED$3$2$1
14.TWO CABBAGES, OTHER$3$2$1
15.TWO CAULIFLOWER$3$2$1
16.TWO BUNCHES CELERY$3$2$1
17.FIVE BRUSSELS SPROUTS$3$2$1
18.THREE EARS POPCORN$3$2$1
19.THREE EARS SWEET CORN YELLOW$3$2$1
20.THREE EARS SWEET CORN – WHITE$3$2$1
21.THREE EARS SWEET CORN – BICOLORED$3$2$1
22.ORNAMENTAL CORN, 3 EARS BUNCHED$3$2$1
23.THREE GREEN CUCUMBERS (SLICING)$3$2$1
24.THREE RIPE CUCUMBERS$3$2$1
25.FIVE PICKLING CUCUMBERS$3$2$1
26.TWO EGGPLANTS$3$2$1
27.TWO HEADS LETTUCE$3$2$1
28.TWO MELONS, SAME VARIETY$3$2$1
29.THREE WHITE ONIONS, NOT PEELED$3$2$1
30.THREE YELLOW ONIONS, NOT PEELED$3$2$1
31.THREE PURPLE ONIONS, NOT PEELED$3$2$1
32.FIVE SCALLIONS OR BUNCHING ONIONS$3$2$1
33.THREE LEEKS$3$2$1
34.THREE SHALLOTS$3$2$1
35.THREE GARLIC HEADS$3$2$1
36.THREE PARSNIPS$3$2$1
37.THREE PEPPERS$3$2$1
38.THREE POTATOES WHITE, RED, BLUE$3$2$1
39.TWO SMALL SUGAR OR PIE PUMPKINS$3$2$1
40.ONE JACK-O-LANTERN PUMPKIN$3$2$1
41.FIVE RADISHES$3$2$1
42.TWO SUMMER CROOKNECK$3$2$1
43.TWO SUMMER STRAIGHT NECK$3$2$1
44.TWO ZUCCHINI$3$2$1
45.TWO BUTTERCUP$3$2$1
46.TWO BUTTERNUT$3$2$1
47.TWO HUBBARD$3$2$1
48.TWO BABY HUBBARD$3$2$1
49.TWO ACORN$3$2$1
50.TWO TURBAN$3$2$1
51.MARKETABLE VEGETABLES: NOT COMMON NH, 2 OF SAME VARIETY$3$2$1
52.THREE RIPE TOMATOES$3$2$1
53.FIVE CHERRY TOMATOES$3$2$1
54.TWO RUDABAGAS$3$2$1
55.THREE TURNIPS$3$2$1
56.COLLECTION: 5 OR MORE VEGETABLES
Collection of 5 or more marketable vegetables attractively displayed. Several specimens of each vegetable should be included
$3$2$1
57.ONE PLATE FRUIT, 5 SPECIMENS
All same variety; example: 5 apples, 5 pears, 5 plums
$3$2$1
58.COLLECTION: 3 OR MORE HERBS
Potted or Fresh
$3$2$1
59.TWO WATERMELONS$3$2$1
60.TWO SUNFLOWERS$3$2$1
61.DISPLAY OF ORNAMENTAL GOURDS$3$2$1
62.ONE UNUSUAL VARIETY$3$2$1
63.BEST INDIVIDUAL PLATE AWARD$5
64.BEST INDIVIDUAL COLLECTION$8
65.CHILD JOURNAL OR GARDENING BOOK$3$2$1
66.GARDEN POSTER
Showing garden plan, gardening techniques, gardening information
$3$2$1

Vegetables and fruit must be from individual’s own garden or orchard done as a 4H project. Up to 10 plates and only one entry per lot and one special exhibit from 4H Family Garden Project (56). Items should be displayed as attractively as possible. Members should use the “4H Vegetable Exhibit Guide” to prepare vegetables.

Best 4-H Garden Exhibit Plate

Best 4-H Garden Exhibit Collection

Rosette Awarded at the discretion of the Judge

CLASS O – HEALTH & SAFETY

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.BASIC FIRST AID KIT
Health notebook or other exhibit (1st yr. project)
$3$2$1
2.ADVANCED FIRST AID KIT$5$3$2
3.ADVANCED RESEARCH OR 3 POSTERS
Advanced Health/Safety Research or minimum of 3 Health/Safety posters
$5$3$2
4.SAFETY NOTEBOOK
Safety Notebook for Bicycle, Wood Stove, Fire, Child Safety
$3$2$1
5.LIVESTOCK FIRST AID KIT$3$2$1

CLASS P – HERITAGE ARTS

Limit of 4 items in any combination under Class P

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.BEGINNER$3$2$1
2.INTERMEDIATE$5$3$2
3.ADVANCED$10$8$6
4.CREATIVE DESIGN$10$8$6

Heritage Arts-Needlework and stitchery, embroidery, crewel, needlepoint, bargello, rug hooking, quilting, latch work, loom weaving, braided rugs, basketry, appliqué, hand worked pillows, caning, felted fabric and hand spun yarn. All items must be finished for intended use; pillows stuffed, pictures mounted or framed.

Beginner – Such as belts and mini articles, 4 oz. spun yarn, simple weaving, and simple baskets.

Intermediate – Such as chair seats, handwork pillows, small pictures, tote bags (embroidered), woven baskets, quilted pillows, table runners.

Advanced – Such as rugs, large pictures, quilts, loom weaving, 4 oz. spun yarn; natural dyed, advanced baskets. A 3×5 card with a work plan describing construction and other interesting or pertinent information must be included.

Creative Design – An item designed by the exhibitor. NO KITS. Items may include rugs, large pictures, quilts, loom weaving. Article must include a 3×5 card describing construction, time, and other interesting or pertinent information.

CLASS Q – HORSEMANSHIP/ANIMAL SCIENCE

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.EDUCATIONAL DISPLAYS$3$2$1
2.ORIGINAL DRAWINGS: ANATOMY$3$2$1
3.SCRAPBOOK ON EQUINE/LIVESTOCK$3$2$1
4.STABLE PLAN MODELS: CARDBOARD$3$2$1
5.WOOD STABLES: DESIGNED & CONSTRUCTED$3$2$1
6.HORSE/ANIMAL SCIENCE POSTER$3$2$1

Educational Displays – Information on breed, training, medical problems, displays on management, riding, training, or grooming equipment with explanation.

Original Drawings – Detailed and labeled drawings of internal or external anatomy of the horse/livestock.

Scrapbook On equine/livestock topic (the management or breed history, more detailed than Lot 2).

Stable Plan – Original designed and constructed stable and barn plan models; cardboard.

Wood Stables – Barns originally designed and constructed.

Horse/Animal Science Poster – Educational poster related to horses or some animal science focus.

CLASS R – KNITTING/CROCHETING

Limit of 4 exhibits in any combination

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.BEGINNER$3$2$1
2.INTERMEDIATE$5$3$2
3.ADVANCED$10$8$6
4.CREATIVE KNITTING/CROCHETING$10$8$6

Beginner – Using basic techniques of knitting and crocheting, such as in mittens, doilies, scarves, slippers and hats.

Intermediate – Using intermediate techniques, such as in a sleeveless sweater, vest, poncho, and socks.

Advanced – Using advanced techniques, such as in sweaters with sleeves and patterned baby blankets.

Creative Knitting/Crocheting – Such as a ski sweater, dress, bedspreads, afghans, and tablecloths. Include a 3×5 card on design, time, etc., explaining your project. NO KITS.

CLASS S – LEISURE EDUCATION

This category is only for projects that do not already have a designated category. Must be an educational exhibit mounted, labeled and explained and done in conjunction with an approved 4H project.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.COLLECTION OF STAMPS
Made into a notebook or display
$3$2$1
2.COLLECTION OF COINS
Made into a notebook or display
$3$2$1
3.COLLECTION OF ROCKS
Collection of rocks, minerals, shells made into a display (at least 15)
$3$2$1
4.STATIC MODELS
Airplanes, ships, cars
$3$2$1
5.WORKING MODELS$3$2$1
6.ROCKETS LEVEL 1 – 2$3$2$1
7.ROCKETS LEVEL 3 – 4$3$2$1
8.CONSERVATION NOTEBOOK/DISPLAY
Notebook or Display on Water Quality, Energy Natural Resources, Environmental Science
$3$2$1
9.CITIZENSHIP NOTEBOOK/DISPLAY
Notebook, Display or Poster
$3$2$1
10.JR. LEADERSHIP NOTEBOOK$3$2$1
11.CAREER EXPLORATION NOTEBOOK$3$2$1
12.OTHER (Limit 3 Exclusive)$3$2$1
13.DIORAMAS$3$2$1
14.MONEY MGT. POSTER$3$2$1

CLASS T – CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.NOVICE DESIGN$3$2$1
2.ADVANCED DESIGN
(Lot 1 & 2) Articles constructed using a building set and using printed instructions.
$3$2$1
3.NOVICE
(Articles with motorized components)
$3$2$1
4.ADVANCED
(Articles with motorized components)
(3-5) Articles constructed using a building set.
Articles designed and built by exhibitor.
$3$2$1

CLASS U – OUTDOOR EDUCATION/FISHING/CAMPING

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.OUTDOOR ACTIVITY ITEMS$3$2$1
2.ANIMAL TRACKS COLLECTION/NOTEBOOK$3$2$1
3.WILDLIFE JOURNAL$3$2$1

Outdoor Activity Items – Five individually tied flies, with labels. Small whittled items. Display of five different knots listing purposes. Camping trip diary, chart on using map or compass describing actual hikes taken.

Animal Tracks Collection – Notebook or casts from 10 or more animals, wildlife habitat improvement plans, and photos on implementation. Large collection of fishing flies with labels.

Wildlife Journal Journal recording wildlife habits, habitats and species.

CLASS V – PHOTOGRAPHY

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.1 PHOTOGRAPH – 8 x 10$3$2$1
2.1 PHOTOGRAPH – 5 x 7$3$2$1
3.1 PHOTOGRAPH – 8 x 10 ADVANCED TECHNIQUES$3$2$1
4.5 OR MORE PICTURES MOUNTED (all under 5 x 7)$3$2$1
5.5 OR MORE SCENIC PHOTOGRAPHS (all under 5 x 7)$3$2$1
6.2 OR MORE SCENIC PHOTOGRAPHS (5 x 7 or over)$3$2$1
7.5 OR MORE PICTURES OF ANIMALS (all under 5 x 7)$3$2$1
8.2 OR MORE PICTURES OF ANIMALS (5 x 7 or over)$3$2$1
9.5 OR MORE PICTURES OF PEOPLE (all under 5 x 7)$3$2$1
10.2 OR MORE PICTURES OF PEOPLE (5 x 7 or over)$3$2$1
11.5 PICTURES DEVELOPED BY MEMBER$5$3$2
12.EXPERIMENTAL COLOR PICTURE$5$3$2
13.LARGE PHOTO ALBUM WITH CAPTIONS$5$3$2

For your display, use heavy weight poster board or similar backing and display attractively. Cover and make able to be hung. Photographs should be securely displayed. Framing is not necessary but makes more complete display. Photo story should show sequence and storytelling ability. Indicate on back the type of camera used, i.e., 35mm, digital, etc., date taken, kind of film, if used, digital enhanced.

  1. One photograph 8 x 10 or larger, mounted (black & white or color).
  2. One photograph 5 x 7, mounted (black & white or color)
  3. One photograph 8 x 10 or larger using an advanced creative technique, mounted. Explanation of technique must be attached.
  4. Five or more pictures taken by member, mounted (all black and white or all colored, under 5 x 7). All 5 pictures should tell one story.
  5. Five or more scenic photographs under 5 x 7.
  6. Two or more scenic photographs 5 x 7 or over.
  7. Five or more pictures of animals under 5 x 7.
  8. Two or more pictures of animals 5 x 7 or over.
  9. Five or more pictures of people under 5 x 7.
  10. Two or more pictures of people 5 x 7 or over.
  11. Five pictures developed by member.
  12. Experimental color picture or portrait, with explanation.
  13. Large photo album, minimum of 25 pictures and captions.

CLASS W – PLAN AND PLANT FOR BEAUTY

Only for members in the project

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.BEGINNER$3$2$1
2.INTERMEDIATE$3$2$1
3.ADVANCED$5$3$2
4.OPEN CLASS$5$3$2
5.GARDEN JOURNAL$5$3$2
6.NOTEBOOK WITH FLOWER GARDEN PLAN$5$3$2

Beginner – Annual flowers grown by exhibitor. Two stems each of three varieties, or all of the same variety but different types (i.e., dwarf, medium, tall) or five different colors together, or all one color of flowers in a container. A bud vase arrangement of silk, dried, or fresh flowers. A decorated swag of Christmas greens, boutonniere. Poster (14” x 22”) of common flower parts of plants, houseplants.

Intermediate – A dish garden or window box with five or more types of plants. Perennial flowers or flowers grown from bulbs or corms, three stems of each. Simple arrangement of silk, fresh or wildflowers uniquely displayed in vase or basket. Simple corsage, fresh or silk. A Christmas greens centerpiece. A terrarium, a cone wreath. Grouping of three houseplants. Poster (14” x 22”) on garden insects, weeds or diseases.

Advanced A collection of three arrangements of silk, dried, fresh or wildflowers showing three different arrangement styles. A collection of cut flowers grown by the exhibitor, at least four varieties with three or more stems of each variety in a container. Varieties to be labeled. A decorated wreath of Christmas greens.

Open Class – Open Class is reserved for those who have been in the project one or more years. Be creative and develop an arrangement using an unusual container. Arrangement needs to be tagged with a photo showing where/how plants were grown and could provide some information as to when seeds were started, when first bloomed, and when selected flowers were picked for arrangement.

Garden Journal – A record of information to include personal notes and observations, sketches, photos, pictures, dates, experiences, garden/ plant cycles, weather data, and wildlife garden visits, displayed in an attractive way.

CLASS X – POSTERS/PUBLICITY

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.DEMONSTRATION POSTER$3$2$1
2.POSTER DONE FOR COUNTY/ STATE POSTER CONTEST$3$2$1
3.MARKETING 4H POSTER$3$2$1
4.3 POSTERS WITH SEPARATE THEMES$5$3$2
5.3 POSTERS FOR A DEMONSTRATION OR ACTION EXHIBIT$5$3$2
6.4 POSTERS FOR A DEMONSTRATION OR ACTION EXHIBIT$5$3$2
7.FLAT FLYER/BROCHURE MARKETING 4H$5$3$2
  1. Demonstration Poster – Title poster, material or summary poster
  2. Poster done for State Poster Contest
  3. Marketing 4H Poster – Could be County Poster Contest Entry.
  4. 3 Posters having separate themes at least 14” x 22” using two styles of lettering and different mediums.
  5. 3 Posters for Demonstration or Action exhibit including but not limited to a title poster, an ingredient/material poster and summary poster.
  6. 4 Posters for Demonstration or Action exhibit including but not limited to a title poster, an ingredient/material poster, a food value/instruction poster and a summary poster.
  7. Flat Flyer/Brochure – Marketing 4H

CLASS Y – POULTRY

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.1 DOZEN SMALL EGGS Under
21 oz. per dozen
$3$2$1
2.1 DOZEN MEDIUM EGGS
21 to 24 oz. per dozen
$3$2$1
3.1 DOZEN LARGE EGGS
24 to 27 oz. per dozen
$3$2$1
4.1 DOZEN EXTRA LARGE EGGS
27 to 30 oz. per dozen
$3$2$1
5.1 DOZEN JUMBO EGGS
30 oz. plus per dozen
$3$2$1
6.1 OR MORE PIECES OF EQUIPMENT
Homemade equipment
$3$2$1

CLASS Z – 4-H RECORD/RESUME & MEMORY BOOK

(Record/Resume entries must have been judged at County Judging and must include a story and cover)

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.4H RECORD FORM & STORY$3$2$1
2.SENIOR 4H RESUME$3$2$1
3.4H MEMORY BOOK
Featuring souvenir materials of 4H events and activities. Updated annually.
$5$3$2
4.4H CLUB SCRAPBOOK
Must include current 4H year’s activities. Updated annually.
$12$10$8
5.CLUB SECRETARY/REPORTER BOOK
A scrapbook containing news articles Submitted and printed.
$12$10$8

CLASS ZA – ANIMAL SCIENCE

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.BASIC EQUIPMENT$3$2$1
2.MAJOR EQUIPMENT$5$3$2
3.ANIMAL EXHIBIT EDUCATIONAL$5$3$2
4.POISONOUS PLANTS$3$2$1
5.FORAGE TYPES$3$2$1

Equipment must have been made as part of an animal project in which the member is enrolled. Limited to 3 articles per lot.

  1. Basic Equipment such as rope halters, tack covers, stick, wraps, boot bags, hay nets, saddle pads.
  2. Major Equipment such as animal blankets, saddle bags, chaps, etc. Tack box (pictures of the box must be left for display if box is used during the fair).
  3. Educational Animal Science Poster.
  4. Notebook of poisonous plants, identified and described
  5. Notebook of forage described and identified for

appropriate species.

CLASS ZB – WOODWORKING

All articles in woodworking class must be FINISHED: STAINED, PAINTED OR TRANSPARENT EXCEPT in Lot #4. Lots 1 and 2, limit of four (4) items, any combination. Lot 3, limit of two (2) items. Lot 4 must have cost, value, hours spent, tools used, construction procedures, whether blueprints were used, where pattern or idea came from documented on the exhibit card.

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION1ST2ND3RD
1.SIMPLE$3$2$1
2.BEGINNER$5$3$2
3.INTERMEDIATE$8$6$3
4.ADVANCED$10$8$6

Judges may and will move articles from one section to another if they feel an article is inconsistent with group description.

  1. Simple Articles: Made by the members showing skills learned in measuring, squaring, cutting, using hand and coping saw, sanding, nailing, screwing and applying penetrating finish. For example: napkin holder, letter holder, bookends, sand block, etc.
  2. Beginner: Articles made by members showing skills learned in miter or bevel cutting, chiseling, sanding, bolting, gluing, painting or varnishing.
  3. Intermediate: Articles made by members showing skill learned in using scroll or jigsaw, hand tools and power tools, such as saber saw, portable electric drill, dadoing, rabbeting, staining, using dowel joint, gluing, sanding, painting, etc. (For an example: foot stools, gun racks, bird feeders, bird houses).
  4. Advanced: Advanced level skills in use of table saw, router, mortise and tenon joint, miter or bevel cutting, dadoing, rabbeting, planning, gluing, sanding, painting, construction techniques, wood selection and finishing. For example: coffee tables, night stands, bed frames, bookcases, fun cabinets, desk and benches. This category to also include advanced unfinished rough lumber projects.

NOTE: Any article done as a school project will be allowed if specified as such, if the member spends more than 50% of the working time involved working on the project at home or time in the classroom other than regular shop class period.

CLASS ZC – CLOVERBUDS

Display Only

LOT NO.DESCRIPTION
1.CLOVERBUDS EXHIBIT

Cloverbuds ages 5-7 are allowed to exhibit two items of their choice for participation recognition only.