2021 County Communication and Marketing Contests

And the 2021 winners are...

Health and Safety Speaking Contest
Junior Division
1st place – Makayla Rhea - Advances to district competition.

Senior Division
1st place - Sammi Brown

Illustrated Talk or Demonstration
Junior Division
1st place – Brenna Leonhard - Advances to Ohio State Fair competition
2nd place – Makayla Rhea - Advances to Ohio State Fair competition
3rd place – Levi Leonhard - Advances to Ohio State Fair competition

Intermediate Division
1st place - Abigail Leonhard – Advances to Ohio State Fair competition

Senior Division
1st place – Emma Smith – Advances to Ohio State Fair competition

Marketing – Design of Thank You Card
Junior Division
1st place – Josie Smith - Advances to Ohio State Fair competition


Register by June 8.
To register, click on REGISTER to complete a brief survey that will allow you to select the classes you would like to participate within.

The county contest will be held June 15 at the Ag. Credit Building Conference Room (5362 US HWY 42, Mt. Gilead, OH 43338). The contest will begin at 6:00 PM with the Illustrated Talks or Demonstrations and at 7:00 PM the other contests will begin.

A.   Speaking Contest - LEGO Edition - County Contest Only

Prizes: Overall 1st place - Lego set, 2nd place Lego set

For youth ages 8-13 (4-H age). This contest is open to both 4-H members and non-members.

Click here to view the guidlines and score sheet for this contest.

B.  Illustrated Talk 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)    

C. 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: Entries are due June 15 to the OSU Extension Office (OSU Extension - Morrow County, 5362 US HWY 42, Suite 101, Mt. Gilead, OH 43338) by mailing them or putting them in the dropbox at the office near the mailbox. 

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 Promoting 4-H

D.  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. For more contest information, click here.
Health and Safety topics should relate to family living, whether it is in the home, on the farm, highway, or public place.

E.   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