Parish Contests

Jennifer Cantrell  |  11/6/2018 5:26:08 PM

Kids at table

Girl at table

Girl at table with strawberries

Contest Schedule for 2018-2019

November 17, 2018 Fall Festival- Gayle Hall, Mcneese University

  • Clothing*
  • Cooking*
  • Consumer Decision Making*
  • Consumer Foods*
  • Ambassador Talks
  • Registration: 8:30 AM
  • Contest: 9-12 PM
  • Awards: Noon (subject to change)
  • Please click HERE to pre-register

November 12, 2018 Livestock Judging Contest Day/ Showmanship Clinic- Burton Coliseum

  • Showmanship Clinic
  • Registration- 9 AM
  • Clinic- 9:30-10:30
  • Livestock Judging Clinic/Contest
  • Registration: 11 AM
  • Contest/Clinic: 11:30-1:30
  • Awards: 2 PM
  • Please click HERE to pre-register.

December 15, 2018 Winter Festival- Calcasieu 4-H Office

  • Insect ID*
  • Horticulture Judging*
  • Demonstrations*
  • Personal Development*
  • Public Speaking*
  • Registration: 8:30 AM
  • Contest: 9-12 PM
  • Awards: 12:30 PM (subject to change)
  • Please click HERE to pre-register.

March 20, 2019 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.

Spring Contest Day March 23, 2019- MORE INFO COMING SOON. WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING CONTESTS: WILDLIFE, FISH, DOG

May 7, 2019 Spring Achievement Day

  • Photography*- Photographs are due to the 4-H office by April 5, 2019 to be considered. No LATE pictures will be accepted.
  • Robotics
  • SCHEDULE AND MORE DETAILS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

    *Indicates a 4-H University qualifying event.

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