Record book training

289 E Ellendale, Suite 301
Dallas, OR 97338
United States

United States

Suite 301
Wed, Sep 18, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Cost
Contact name
Rachel Villwock
Contact phone

Get Ready for the 4-H Records Contest 

If you want your records judged and considered for special awards, your 4-H Resume, pictures and 4-H story will be required by October 1st for judging. Have Questions?  Come to the training on Wednesday,  September 18 at 7 pm, at the Extension Office. RSVP to 503-623-8395.

You don't have to turn in individual project records - you can if you have them done, but it's not required.  If the project records are done well, it may give you a slight advantage.  If the project records are done poorly, it will not be factored in when judging records.

What is a 4-H Resume and why do one? Basically, doing 4-H Records is the best way to track your progress and growth thru your years in 4-H.  It shows what you want to do, how you worked toward your goals, and what you accomplished.  Many of our 4-H'ers who have graduated from high school have used their records to successfully apply for college scholarships, and/or State and National 4-H awards.

4-H Records are voluntary, but each year we judge Record Books. Polk County 4-H uses the Record Books turned in for this competition to choose our Outstanding 4-H members, who will be honored at the annual 4-H Awards Banquet on November 16th. Awards are usually a trophy, plaque or cash. It is not unusual to see award donors, parents, and/or leaders who once attended the Awards Luncheon as a 4-H'er themselves.  It is one of the most special events of our 4-H Year.


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