2011 Iberia 4-H Achievement Day Rules

Monique Sanchez, Hebert, Blair J.

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4-H Achievement Day will be held Saturday, April 2, 2011 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Westgate High School. 4-H'ers should make plans to attend the last big event to earn points for their club. Also, this will be the last opportunity for 8-12th graders to qualify for 4-H University. Best Club Books, Community Service Chairperson's Books, Secretary's Books and Reporter's Scrapbook are due on this day and each club has the opportunity to participate in the Song & Yell Contests.

4-H'ers are reminded to bring their own pencils for taking written test. Concessions will be sold. 4-H'ers need to bring his/her own money.

Achievement Day labels are attached below. These labels should be attached to all Achievement Day exhibits. To save time we would appreciate all exhibits being labeled prior to Achievement Day. Be specific when labeling (Example: Jane Doe, Club Name).

Attached you will find a complete listing of contests available to for grades 4-12.

Below are the rules for the 2011 Achievement Day:

Club Contest

  1. Song and Yell Contest
    • Each Club may compose a "4-H song" and a "4-H yell" to present for competition.
    • Incorporate the name of your school, 4-H, projects, 4-H activities, etc. into your song and yell.
    • Props such as music, signs, shakers, tTshirts, etc. may be used.
    • Time Limits
      • Yell: 1 minute
      • Song: 3 minutes
    • Awards Will Be Given To The Top Five Clubs In Each Division. A sportsmanship certificate will be awarded to the club that showed the most sportsmanship in each division that did not place in the top five.
  2. Club Scrapbook
    • All scrapbooks should be neatly arranged and include news articles that were submitted and/or appeared in the newspaper, school paper or Clover Connection. Pictures that show club activities during the year may be included. Club Reporters are the only persons eligible for this contest.
  3. Community Service Award
    • Community Service Chairs may enter a binder with their reports including supporting materials (pictures, thank you notes, records of any kind showing what was done.)
  4. Best Club Award
    • Best Club books must be fully completed and turned in before general assembly of Achievement Day.

Group 2
Assembly Christian High
Anderson Middle School
Belle Place Middle School
Catholic High School
Delcambre High
Iberia Middle School
Jeanerette Middle School
Jeanerette Senior High School
Loreauville High
New Iberia Senior High
Westgate

Group 1
Acadiana Christian Academy
Assembly Christian
Caneview
Catholic High Elementary
Center Street
Coteau
Daspit
Delcambre Elementary
Dodson
Iberia Homeschool
Highland Baptist
Hopkins
Jeanerette Elementary
Jefferson Island
Johnston Street
Loreauville Elementary
Magnolia
North Lewis
North Street
Park Street
Pesson
St. Charles
St. Joseph
Sugarland


The following contests are open to all 4th through 6th graders:

  1. Consumer Decision – Contestants will judge two classes of consumer products.
  2. Consumer Foods Judging – Contestants will judge two classes for nutrition, dietary guidelines and/or budgeting.
  3. Crop Judging – Contestants will rank classes of vegetables according to quality.
  4. Dairy Judging – Contestants will judge classes of dairy animals from pictures. One set of reasons will be required.
  5. Dog Care – Identify 10 breeds of dogs and take a test.
  6. Forestry I.D. – Contestants will identify 10 leaves and take a test
  7. Horse Judging – Contestants will judge classes of horses from pictures. One set of written reasons will be required.
  8. Insect I.D. – Contestants will identify 10 insects and take a test
  9. Livestock Judging – Contestants will judge classes of beef, swine, and sheep. Written reasons will be required.
  10. Meat I.D. – Contestants will identify meat cuts through a matching test.
  11. Pet I.D. – Contestants will identify 10 pets and answer 10 questions pertaining to pets.
  12. Poultry Judging – Contestants will judge eggs for exterior and interior qualities. Written reasons will be required.
  13. A Fifteen (15) Count Leaf Collection – with identification mounted on 22” x 28” poster board.
  14. A Fifteen (15) Count Insect Collection - with identification mounted on 22” x 28” poster board.

4TH GRADE ONLY

  1. Discovering 4-H – take a test based on project book.
  2. Clothing Item or Home Accessory Item with a button or backstitch that was stitched by hand. (Examples: pillow, pot holder, T-shirt, sock).
  3. A Bean Seed Potted in a Pot –the seed should not be planted more than a month before Achievement Day. A stick or card must be attached with a date of planting and type of bean.

7TH-12TH GRADE CONTESTS

The following contests are open to all 7th through 12 grade:

All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) – Take a test.

Automative - A written test based on the project book.

Child Development and Family Life – Contestants will judge situations pertaining to child developmet and give written reasons for one class.

Compact Tractor – Contestants will take a test.

Computer Simulation – Bring to Achievement Day a theme park designed by you with the roller coaster Tycoon II game. You will be evaluated on (1) Company Value (2) Park Rating (3) Total Number of Guests to Visit Park and (4) Profits.

Consumer Decision – Judge three classes of consumer products.

Consumer Food Juding - Contestants will judge classes for nutrition, dietary guidelines and/or budgeting.

Written reasons will be required on one class.

Crop Judging - Contestants will rank classes of vegetables according to quality. One set of written reasons is required.

Dairy Judging - Contestants will judge classes of dairy animals. One set of written reasons will be required.

Dog Care – Identify 10 breeds of dog and take a test

Forestry – Contestants will identify 10 leaves and take a written test.

Horse Judging - Contestants will judge classes of horses. One set of written reasons will be required.

Horticulture- Written test, identification and judging

Insect I.D. – Contestants will identify 10 insects and take a written test.

Livestock Judging - Contestants will judge classes of beef, swine and sheep. Written reasons will be required.

Meat Identification- Contestants will take a written test.

Outdoor Skills – Take a test. (Ethics/Environmental Awareness)

Photography - Exhibit seven 8 1/2 x 11 pages of pictures taken in the past year. Papers should be placed in a binder.

Plant Science– A written test and seed identification.

Poultry Judging - Contestants will judge eggs for exterior and interior qualities. Written reasons will be required.

Solutions Unlimited – Take a test.

Tractor - Written test based on project book.

Veterinary Science - Written test based on project book.

Wildlife And Habitat Judging - A written test will be issued.


3/15/2010 9:24:30 PM
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