Communication and Career Contest

Jana Bennett, Mcguire, Pamela K.  |  12/4/2017 5:09:19 PM

The 4-H Communication and Career Contest gives Caldwell 4-H members the opportunity to showcase their skills in public speaking, interview or presenting a method demonstration.

Schedule of Events

The 2018 Caldwell 4-H Communication and Career Contest will be held on Monday, Jan. 29 at Union Central Elementary School. The contest will begin at 9:00 a.m. and is open to all Caldwell Parish 4-H members.

General Rules

1) You must pre-register!! Call the Caldwell 4-H office at (318) 649-2663 by Wednesday, Jan. 24 to register for this contest.

2) Communication and Career Day will consist of demonstrations, career preparation interview and commodity ambassador illustrated talks.

3) These brochures are available from the 4-H office upon request:
- Public Speaking project manual
- Personal Development project manual
- "What Is A Method Demonstration"

Categories Include

Demonstrations
- individual or team of 2
- time limit of 5-7 minutes (points will be deducted for every minute over 7)
- must be a method demonstration, not an illustrated talk, on any subject

Ambassador Talk
- complete Ambassador Talk guidelines are attached at the bottom of this page
- egg, chicken, turkey, seafood and sugar illustrated talks
- parish winners will compete at the state contest to be held in Alexandria in April.

Career Preparation Interview
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Divisions will be Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12
- Dress appropriately for short interview with judges (5 minutes or less)

Parish Awards

First, second and third place winners will receive cash awards. All participants will receive ribbons.

Sponsors

State Farm and Caldwell 4-H Foundation

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