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“Super Saturday” is back and better than ever! Please join us on May 18, May 20th, and May 21st! More detail coming soon!

4-H Members


Cake Decorating Contest

What: Members decorate a cake in the allotted time and are judged as they do so. Winners in each age group and event are eligible to compete at the Colorado State Fair contest. Members must be enrolled in a cake decorating project to participate.
When: Monday, May 18th from 3-6pm
Where: Live on Zoom! Basic Information more detail coming soon!
Who: All 4-H members, ages 5-18 years old.
Resources: Cake Pans are available for check out from the Extension office
Contest Info: 2020 Cake Decorating Contest Requirements
Registration: Entry Form


Creative Cooks Contest

What: Members select a theme and prepare a menu, food, a table setting and an outfit around that theme (outfit optional). They use their knowledge of nutrition, meal planning, and food preparation in a creative way. Awards program follows the contest. Winners in each age group and event are eligible to compete at the Colorado State Fair contest. Any 4-H member can participate.
When: Wednesday, May 20th 3-6pm
Where: Live on Zoom! Basic Information more detail coming soon!
Who: All 4-H members, ages 5-18 years old.
Contest Info: 2020 Creative Cooks Contest Requirements
Registration: Entry Form


Speech & Demo Contest

What: Opportunity for 4-H members to practice their public speaking skills through speeches, demonstrations and other activities. Individuals or teams can give demonstrations. Speeches are to be written by the 4-H member, and members can speak on any subject relating to 4-H. Use of visual aids is strongly recommended for demonstrations only. Older 4-H winners in horse relating speech arts and extemporaneous speeches are eligible to compete at the state contest held during the State 4-H Conference in June. Other demonstrations or illustrated talk winners are able to participate by age in the State Contest at the Colorado State Fair.
When: Super Saturday! Saturday, April 25th
Where: Live on Zoom! Basic Information more detail coming soon!
Who: All 4-H members, ages 5-18 years old.
Contest Info: Speech & Demo Contest Requirements 2020
For speech & demo contests some of these contests winners qualify to attend State Conference in Fort Collins in June of 2020 (if they are seniors) and some winners qualify to attend State Fair in Pueblo in August of 2020.  Please read below for more information.

  • Qualifiers for Virtual State Conference  — TBA 
    • Horse Demo
    • Horse prepared Speech
    • Public Speaking – Impromptu
    • Public Speaking – Prepared

       

  • Qualifiers for State Fair in Pueblo — August 2020 — Qualifiers
    • Demonstration & Illustrated Talk
    • Interpretive Reading

Registration: Entry Form


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