The contest is open to all ages - 5 to 19. Cloverbuds, ages 5-8, will present but not for competition. Members ages 9-19, may give a presentation for participation OR competition. Categories for registration include demonstrations, illustrated talks, public speeches, impromptu speeches and the performing arts.
Date: Saturday, April 27, 9:00 am – 12:00 & 1:00 – 3:30 pm.
Location: Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center
Judge Call Backs: 4:15 pm
Awards Ceremony: 5:00 pm
Entry forms and $2 entry fees due: Saturday, April 27, 2019. Bring both items with you to the contest!
Important info regarding presentation times
We made it really easy to sign up for the 4-H Presentation Contest this year! Please read the full set of contest rules below. After you pick your category and read the rules, please choose your time slot online. If you have a limited window to participate and your best time is taken, please call the Extension Office at 541-776-7371 so we can help you.
A presentation is a way to share information with others, to teach what you know or have learned. While there are many types of presentations, 4-H materials concentrate on these four: demonstrations, illustrated talks, public speeches, and impromptu speeches. Use the following web link to help you prepare your own presentation to give to your club, at school, in the community, or at a contest.
Jackson County 4-H
2019 Fashion Revue
Showcase your creativity by modeling your sewing skills clothing project, Ready to Wear (no sewing required!) or the 2019 Challenge "Out of this World-Clothing of the future" at the upcoming Jackson County 4-H Fashion Revue Show.
Registration & Judging: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 4pm at the Extension Office
Public Fashion Show: Thursday, June 13, 2019, 7pm at Star Thistle Acres
Entry forms and $2 entry fees due: Friday, May 31, 2019
Fashion Revue is a 4-H activity designed to support the clothing, knitting, and crocheting projects. This publication describes some of the modeling positions, turns, and poses members may want to use when participating in Fashion Revue.
Jackson County 4-H
2019 "Ranchers Choice" Market Beef Contest
The “Rancher’s Choice” contest is open only to Jackson County Beef participants exhibiting an animal born and raised in our county. It is brought to you by the Jackson County Heritage club and its volunteers. The Heritage Club provides educational opportunities, resources and community partnerships with a focus on educating and instilling the six Pillars of Character; Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Trustworthiness, Fairness, and Citizenship. This contest will take place at the annual Jackson County Fair. Please see the handbook below for all of the contest information.
The food preparation contest is an opportunity for youth to develop their cooking skills and show them off! All enrolled 4-H members are eligible to enter. It is a fun and engaging opportunity to broaden your cooking and baking skills by preparing a meal or an item of food during the contest and presenting it to a judge with your own unique table setting and menu. Please refer to the handbook below for all contest details!