Evangeline 4-H Clothing Contest

Christina F. Guillory  |  11/1/2011 1:32:36 AM

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The 2013Evangeline Parish 4-H Clothing Contest is sponsored by the Evangeline Parish Volunteers for Family & Community and the LSU AgCenter.

All Evangeline 4-H members may enter the Parish 4-H "Sew With Cotton and Spring Clothing" Contest.

Construction Judging : Garments are due in the 4-H office, 230 Court Street, Ville Platte, no later than Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.

Appearance Judging: Contestants will model for a panel of judges on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. in the 4-H office. 

Judging Order: 
    (1) Senior 4-H'ers 
    (2) 7th-8th Graders;
    (3) Bottoms Only 
    (4) Aprons

Contestants may leave after the judging of their category is completed.

Style Show and Awards Presentation
The 4-H Clothing Style Show will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at the Ville Platte Wal Mart Store on Highway 167 East. The announcement of winners will follow the style show. Contestants must participate in the style show, unless officially excused by the 4-H office.

Sew with Cotton
Garment must be made from 100% cotton fabric.

Spring Clothing
Garment can be made from any fabric.

4th-5th-6th Grade Divisions

Choose one category:
   • Apron - any style
   • Bottom Only - skirts, shorts, slacks, skorts, etc. (not required to make a top.)

Note: No sleepwear, underwear, swimwear, short shorts, etc.

7th-8th Grade Division
Submit a complete outfit. This may be any garment except sleepwear. Example: Pants outfit, school dress, dressy dress, skirt and blouse, jumper and blouse, etc.

Note: Contestant must make all pieces in the outfit; no ready-made blouses, etc. are allowed.

8th-12th Grade Division
Senior Casual Wear Division: Submit a complete outfit. This may be any garment except sleepwear. Examples: pants outfit, school dress, dressy dress, skirt and blouse, jumper and blouse, etc.

Note: Contestant must make all pieces in the outfit; no ready-made blouses, etc. are allowed.

Contest Sponsor and Awards
The 2013 4-H Clothing Contest is sponsored by the Evangeline Parish Volunteers for Family & Community and the LSU AgCenter. The V.F.C. Council will present awards to the Parish Winner in each division.

Rules
Each contestant may enter only one garment in the Sew With Cotton Contest and one garment in the Spring Clothing contest. Contestant must do all sewing/construction, etc. on the garment herself/himself. The parish contest will be divided into four categories with winners being named in each category. Senior contestants must be in high school and be at least 13 years old on January 1, 2013.

Contestant will model garment with appropriate accessories. Contestant will be judged on the outfit (50 points), the fit of the garment on the 4-H’er (10 points) and construction details (40 points). Total = 100 points.

The garment fabric for the Sew-With-Cotton contest must be 100% cotton. The lining, underlining, interfacing, trimmings, tapes, lace, appliqués, etc. may be any compatible fabric which can be used with the garment fabric and can be cleaned in the same manner.

Each contestant must fill out the personal data sheet and turn it in with the garment on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, 4:30 p.m. Please bring the garment in on a hanger. Check the end of the fabric bolt for fabric information. Write down this information so you will have it to fill out the personal data sheet. This must be signed by the contestant.

Please feel free to call the 4-H office if you have any questions. The telephone number is 337-363-5646.


The LSU AgCenter prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disabilities, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information or other assistance, should contact the Evangeline Parish Office of the LSU AgCenter at 337-363-5646.

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