Parish Contests

Jennifer Cantrell  |  12/9/2016 4:33:25 PM

Kids at table

Girl at table

Girl at table with strawberries

Contest Schedule for 2016-2017

November 5, 2016 Fall Festival- Gayle Hall, Mcneese University

  • Clothing*
  • Cooking*
  • Consumer Decision Making*
  • Consumer Foods*
  • Ambassador Talks
  • Registration: 8 AM
  • Contest: 9-12 PM
  • Awards: 1 PM
  • Please click HERE to pre-register.
  • Results Below!

November 8, 2016 Livestock Judging Contest Day- Burton Coliseum

  • Livestock Judging
  • Registration: 8 AM
  • Contest: 9-12
  • Awards: 1 PM
  • Please click HERE to pre-register.
  • Results Below!

December 3, 2016 Winter Festival- Calcasieu 4-H Office

  • Insect ID*
  • Horticulture Judging*
  • Demonstrations*
  • Personal Development*
  • Public Speaking*
  • Registration: 8 AM
  • Contest: 9-12 PM
  • Awards: 1 PM
  • Please click HERE to pre-register.

March 20, 2017 Calcasieu Parish Record Book Contest Deadline

Calcasieu 4-H will no longer give out project books for free, except for Discovering (4th grade intro book) and Exploring (5th grade intro book). Project books for Project clubs that meet outside of school will be given out with proof of enrollment within these programs meetings. Shooting Sports and Horse Club members will receive their books at those events. Livestock books will be given at the annual Showmanship Clinic held for exhibitors.

If you wish to do a project book you can purchase them at the National 4-H website, or through our office’s supply (see info below for Book Fair date) until they run out. We will still hold a Parish book contest. The categories are below. For any book to be considered for judging it MUST include a completed portfolio. Portfolios can be printed from this website or picked up at the 4-H office. All books must be bound in a binder or folder. Scoring will consist of the sheet below. Discovering and Exploring books will still be providing and will be judged according to ribbon groups. All blue ribbons will be rewarded $10. All other books turned in will be judged 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 3 honorable mentions with 1st and 2nd winning $10 and $5. They will be divided into 3 categories: Elementary 4th & 5th, Junior 6th- 8th, and Senior 9th- 12th).

  • Discovering (4th grade) Ribbon Group
  • Exploring (5th Grade) Ribbon Group
  • Leadership/Citizenship
  • Photography
  • Livestock
  • Cooking/Sewing
  • Shooting Sports
  • Horse
  • AOB (Any Other Books)
  • 4-H Year Curriculum and Portfolio (This will consists of a portfolio along with material from monthly club meetings or journaling of monthly meetings in place of an actual project book.)

For more information and tips on how to make your Record Book ready for state competition, please refer to the LSU Agcenter Website Record Guidelines.

March 28, 2017 Spring Achievement Day

  • Photography*- Photographs are due to the 4-H office by March 3, 2017 to be considered. No LATE pictures will be accepted.
  • Dog Care ID*
  • Wildlife ID*
  • Fish ID*

    *Indicates a 4-H University qualifying event.

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