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4-H Record Changes

The 4-H Records committee is excited to announce the 2014 records changes.  The group looked at our current system and how it aligned with the state guidelines, in addition to looking at the formats of other counties.  The group is happy to share that in 2014 the 4-H records will be a county fair project!  4-H members can exhibit more than one project record of their choosing but they can exhibit the same project record in 3 different formats (Example – Kris Clover can do a traditional dog record, a traditional shop record and video preforming arts record.  He can not do a dog record as traditional and video.)   The NEW options can be a traditional record, video or power point/PREZI presentation, photo collage or a portfolio.  The records will be conference judged by the records judges and awarded a premium.  Records will no longer be required to exhibit at the county fair and the awards disks will no longer be giving to put on the first year plaques. 


Tuesday, August 12 during 4-H General 4-H Conference Judging.


  1. Anyone in grades 3 through one year past high school can enter more than one record but the same project cannot be entered in multiple formats.
  2. Premiums will be paid, no champions selected. No overall prizes will be given.
  3. Cloverbuds are able to exhibit records for Participation only.
  4. A Participation summary is required in addition to the record submitted. One participation summary is required.
  5. 4-H member is responsible for providing own computer to show judges
  6. Records can be picked up on Sunday night of the fair at 7 p.m. when exhibits are released.

What does a record look like? There will be 4 classes this year for records.

  • Traditional record found on the website maybe enhanced with photos
  • A video, Power Point presentation, PREZI presentation
  • Photo collage showing the project from the start of the year to the fair.
  • Portfolio showing the project from the start of the current 4-H year to the fair.

Items to be included in the record are: club activities, community service, leadership opportunities, 4-H projects, skills acquired, 4-H honors or awards
A huge thank you goes out to the group who worked hard on this effort and for their evaluation efforts following the 2014 county fair!
If you have any questions please feel free to email or call the Extension Office.


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