County Communication and Marketing Contests

When: June 24th, 2019 at the Ag Credit Building Community Room (2nd Floor). Registration begins at 6:00 p.m., with the first speaker at 6:30 p.m.

Please contact the Extension Office by June 18th to register.

A.  Illustrated or Demonstrations - for more contest information, click here

Prizes:  Overall 1st place - $50, 2nd place - $40, and possible state fair selection. 

Illustrated Talk or Demonstration---without use of computer technology

J-1      Junior Individual (age 8-10)

J-2      Junior Team (age 8-10)

Illustrated Talks or Demonstrations---with or without the use of Computer Technology

J-3      Intermediate Individual (age 11-13)

J-4      Intermediate Team (age 11-13)

J-5      Senior Individual (age 14 and up)

J-6      Senior Team (age 14 & up)    

B. Marketing Division - For more contest information, click here

Prizes for Each:  1st Place: $20, and  2nd Place: $15, (State Fair Selections will also be made - members do not need to attend state fair with their selected county winner)

Note: Members do NOT accompany these entries to the speaking contest, entries are due June 18th to the Extension Office. All awards will be presented at the speaking contest.

J-7    Junior Individual (age 8-10) – Thank You Card Without Use of Computer Graphics or Scrapbooking tools

J-8    Junior Individual (age 8-10) -  Thank You Card With Use of Computer Graphics or Scrapbooking tools

J-9    Intermediate Individual (age 11-13) – Holiday Card Without the Use of Computer Graphics or Scrapbooking tools.

J-10  Intermediate Individual (age 11-13) – Holiday Card With Use of Computer Graphics or Scrapbooking tools

J-11  Senior Individual (age 14 and up) – 4-H Infomercial Pormoting 4-H

C.  Health & Safety Speaking - For more contest information, click here                                          
Prizes: Overall 1st place - $50, and  2nd place - $40.  Also, first place are eligible to attend the district speaking contest.
Classes: 

Jr. Division: ages 8-13 yrs.,

Sr. Division: ages 14-18,

Team Health Skits: ages 8-18. 
Health and Safety topics should relate to family living, whether it is in the home, on the farm, highway, or public place.

D.   Shooting Sports Public Speaking & Demonstration Contest - for more contest information, click here

Prizes: 1st place - $50, 2nd place - $40, and potential Ohio State Fair Representation

Shooting Sports presentations may be speeches OR demonstrations within the time guidelines on a shooting sports topic. Presentations should be informative in nature on subjects relating to shooting sports skills, history, science or culture. This is not a contest of persuasive speaking or debate skills.

J-20        Shooting Sports Topic – Junior ages 8-13 years

J-21        Shooting Sports Topic – Senior ages 14-18 years

J-22        Living History Topic – Junior ages 8-13 years

J-23        Living History Topic – Senior ages 14-18 years

E. “4-H Pledge” Contest – County Contest Only

One Class: 4-H Project Members Ages 10 & under as of January 1st

*  First time speakers only

*  Recite the words of the 4-H pledge only

*  Notes discouraged

*  No props or visual aids may be used

*  Awards for 1st, 2nd

All speakers will receive $5