PUBLIC SPEAKING CONTEST 2018
FRIDAY, JUNE 15 6:30 pm
Community Meeting Room, 705 Oakwood St., Ravenna
4-H Pledge Recitation Cloverbud Individual or 2 member team
DEMONSTRATION PRESENTATION CLASSES
Jr. Div. Individual or Team ages 8-10
-Talk 6-9 minutes long
-Use of charts, posters, or pictures etc.
-No Power Point or computer generated messages
Int. Division Individual or Team ages 11-13
Sr. Division Individual or Team ages 14 and up
-Use of charts posters, pictures etc. AND/OR computer generated visual aids
-Computer visual aids may be combined with traditional visual aids
-Talk 9-12 minutes long
HEALTH AND SAFETY SPEAKING CONTEST
Jr Div. ages 8-13 2 ½ to 3 ½ min long
Sr Div. ages 14 and up 4 to 5 ½ min long
Select a topic that affects health or safety in family living. A local example and supporting
statistics is required. (with sources cited)Talk should not include music, dancing, or singing as part of their speech. Scripts, notes, prompts, or cues may not be used. Trademark or brand names of products should not be used. NO note cards are allowed. No costumes allowed. No profanity or inappropriate words in speech or on clothing are allowed.
There is a preliminary contest before the state contest.
J7 JUNIOR DIVISION ages 8-10 THANK YOU CARD handmade
-An original THANK YOU card with artwork on the front
-Made from 8 ½ x 11 white card stock folded once
Must be original work of the member using crayons, markers, ink pen, etc. USING NO COMPUTERS OR SCRAPBOOKING TOOLS. MUST BE HAND LETTERED & DRAWN OR CUT BY HAND.
J8 JUNIOR DIVISION THANK YOU CARD using computers and scrapbooking tools
Same as above but using computer generated images and lettering
BOTH NEED THE MEMBER’S NAME, AGE, AND COUNTY ON THE LOWER RIGHT CORNER ON THE BACK OF THE CARD
J9 INTERMEDIATE DIVISION HOLIDAY CARD handmade
J10 INTERMEDIATE DIVISION HOLIDAY CARD computer generated & scrapbook tools
- An original holiday card with artwork on the front
- Made from white 8 ½ white cardstock folded once
- Use of computers and scrapbooking tools are to be used
MEMBER’S NAME, AGE, AND COUNTY SHOULD BE WRITTEN ON THE LOWER RIGHT CORNER ON THE BACK OF THE CARD
J11 SENIOR DIVISION
Member should make a video “short” promoting 4-H
Must be fully automated, stand alone presentation with sound.
It should portray a message showing youth of 4-H age and be 2-4 minutes long.
Entries should be submitted on DVD’s using Quicktime Play or Windows Media Player
Name, age and county should be written on the DVD
THESE ARE CONDENSED RULES FOR EACH CATEGORY. PLEASE READ THE COMPLETE SET OF RULES FOR EACH CLASS IF YOU ARE ENTERING.