Should you need an ADA accommodation to participate in this event or Caldwell 4-H, please contact 4-H agent Jana Bennett at 318-649-2663.
The Caldwell 4-H Fashion Revue and Consumer Decision Making contests give members the opportunity to display their textile production skills, decision making skills and their creativity. There will be four contest categories: Clothing Construction, Decorated Shirts, Ready-to-Wear and Consumer Decision Making.
Hand-made garments, decorated shirts, and personal data forms are due by 4:00 p.m., Monday, November 27, 2023 to the Caldwell 4-H office located at 106 Jackson Street in Columbia. Please submit garments on a hanger along with a Personal Data Form. Entries submitted after November 27 will not be eligible to place first, second or third or win cash prizes or Best of Show. Appearance Judging will be Monday, December 4 at Union Central Elementary auditorium. All contestants are required to attend.
A complete outfit is defined as an outfit that can stand alone. All pieces of the outfit must be constructed by the 4-H'er. Submit garment on a hanger and Clothing Construction Personal Data Form to the Caldwell 4-H office by 4:00 p.m. on November 27.
The Best of Show-Cotton Award will be given to the best garment made of 100 percent cotton regardless of category entered.
1. Contest categories include grades 4 and 5, grades 6 through 8 and grades 9 through 12.
2. 4-H member will select a ready-made garment(s) suitable for any occasion, complete the Ready-to-Wear Personal Data Form and submit form by 4:00 p.m. on November 27.
3. Contestants will judge 3 classes of ready-to-wear garments with 4 garments in each class. Classes will be ranked first choice, second choice and third choice and written reasons will be given for rankings. Classes will be judged on overall quality, appearance and construction details as well as suitability of fiber content, care and price in relation to the given situation.
All contestants will receive ribbons. First, second and third place winners will receive cash awards. A Best of Show-Cotton Award will be given to the best handmade 100 percent cotton garment.
Caldwell Parish cotton farmers and the Caldwell 4-H Foundation.
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