2016 Fall Contest Day Rules

Tiffiany Cormier, Welch, Amy  |  9/21/2016 4:06:40 PM

Fall Fest Day Contest Rules and Pre Registration Deadlines:

Cookery: Participants may enter 1 dish in each cookery. Dishes must be brought cold and in disposable serving dish, contestants need to bring 3 servings of the dish (not the whole dish). Dishes must have a recipe sheet.

Ground Beef Cookery

A minimum of one pound of ground beef must be used.

Low-Calorie Main Dish: A dish with less than 300 calories per serving. Calculation of calories will be stated on recipe.

Quick & Easy Main Dish: A dish ready to serve in less than one hour. The time for each step and for cooking and baking stated in recipe.

One-Dish Meal: A dish with complete servings from at least 3 of the my plate requirements. Servings of the dish should be on the recipe.

Rice Cookery

Dish must contain 1 cup of cooked rice (Wild rice does not meet this requirement). Categories include: Rice Desserts, Rice Main Dish and Rice Side Dish

Sugar Cookery

Recipe must include at least 1 cup of sugar, includes raw, brown, powdered and granulated sugar only. There can be no raw eggs in the final product. Categories are Baked Items (Bread, cakes, pies, cookies, etc.) or Other Desserts (Candies, icebox pies, ice cream, etc.

Seafood Cookery

The recipe must use at least 1 cup of seafood, Canned seafood will not be accepted. Categories are as follows: Shrimp, Crawfish, Oyster, Fish/Nontraditional and Crab.

BENTO-Bento is a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal. It should be representative of “My Plate” recommendations. www.myplate.gov There can be no raw eggs in the final product .

Illustrated Talks/Demonstrations/Public Speaking – Pre Register by November 10th.

Ambassador Talks—(Individual) Egg, Chicken, Turkey, Seafood, Sugar emphasis should be on these commodities. 3-5min for 4th-6th grade, 5-7 min for 7th-9th grade, 7-9 min for 9th-12th grade. Elementary & Jr High use posters and Sr. High can use PowerPoint.

General Demonstration - for all grades. Demonstrations including food preparation. Think what do you like, hobbies, interest, etc.

Public Speaking - General speech on topic of choice.

Demonstration and Speaking Time Lengths as Follows: Elementary & Jr. High 3-5 minutes, Sr. High 5-7 minutes

Fashion Revue/Ready to Wear - GARMENTS & FORMS ARE DUE November 10th.First (1st) year contestants can make an apron, shorts, outfit or top. Second (2nd) year contestants can make a skirt, shorts, outfit or top. Third (3rd) year contestants need to make a complete outfit in one of two categories: School outfit or Sports outfit. Jr. High Division (7th-8th grades) can make a casual outfit , creative choice or special occasion outfit. Sr. High Divisions include casual, special occasion or creative choice. All members can participate in the Ready-to-Wear contest. If you are not a seamstress but like to shop this is for you. Select any outfit that cost $100 or less (accessories not included in cost), fill out a form on your purchase and take a short test on buying clothes / fabric knowledge. All contestants in Fashion or Ready to Wear will be interviewed by the Judge at Fall Fest.

Personal Development/Good Grooming (similar to career preparation) Forms are due November 10th. All 4-H’ers can participate in this contest, a form must be filled out and turned in for judging by the deadline. 4-H’ers will go through an interview with the judge at fall fest day.

Consumer Foods Judging (Pre Register by November 10)—The judging with be done 4-6 grade and 7-12 grades. If you are needing study material contact the office. Do you know my plate? Well if so this is the contest for you. You are able to learn all about the various food groups. This is also a contest that we compete in at 4-HU, so all you older youth need to prepare for it.

Wildlife ID (Pre Register by November 10) - The judging for this contest will be grades 4-6 and 7-12. This is also a contest that we can compete in at 4-HU, so all you older youth come and see if you would like to enter it. If you are needing any study material come by our office and we will be glad to help you out!

Fish ID (Pre Register by November 10) - The judging for this contest will be grades 4-6 and 7-12. This is also a contest that we can compete in at 4-HU, so all you older youth come and see if you would like to enter it. If you are needing any study material come by our office and we will be glad to help you out!

Pet Show

Entre Fee is $1.00 per 4-H’er, 4-H’er may enter up to 2 pets. Animals can arrive at 12:30pm (no earlier)

1. Categories of pets include: Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Fowl (Birds), Fish, Reptile and any other. Dogs must be on a leash and cats in a carrying box. Snakes must be a clear box with a lid.

2. Elementary and Jr. High members will compete separately in categories where 5 or more pets are registered. In categories where less than 5 pets are registered, elementary and Jr. High 4-H’ers will compete together.

3. In each category, animals will be judged on characteristics such as: best groomed, largest (height), smallest (height), most unusual, longest hair, prettiest eyes, etc.

4. This is a fun pet show. It is not necessary to have a registered animal. Grooming, cleanliness and temperament are important.

5. Each 4-H’er will receive a participation ribbon. 4-H’ers whose pet wins a division will receive a rosette.

There is the always popular “People’s Choice Award,” where everyone will get to vote on their favorite pet to receive a rosette. Secondly, there will be a best pet trick that will be award.

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