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Poster Contest

The Poster Contest is open to enrolled 4-H members, ages 9 – 19.  Poster must have been created in the 2015-2016 program year.  

Rules and Guidelines:

  1. Topic should be 4-H related.
  2. Foam boards 20 x 30 inches provided by 4-H Council.  Contact your club leader.
  3. Name, age, and club should be neatly printed on the back.
  4. Photos, drawings, stickers, die cuts, and cardstock may be used – created by hand or computer printed.  No dimensional (3-D, pop-up) objects.  No copyrighted characters (Spiderman, Sponge Bob, etc.).
  5. Use of 4-H clover:  You must use the specific 4-H clover and the “18 USC 707” must legibly appear either to the right of the base of the stem or below the lower right leaf of the clover.  For more info and colors that are allowed, go to http://4h.ucanr.edu/Resources/Branding_Toolkit/ on the State website.  No image can be placed or screened over it.

***Posters must be turned in on or before Tuesday, April 5 by 5 PM at the County 4-H office.  Please check office hours before dropping off your poster.  Please do not leave at the door as it may get damaged by weather, etc.***

 

Questions: 

Incentives and Recognition committee members Denise Palmer (831-207-2363) or Dena Bless (831-635-0300 or 831-801-4818). 

Poster Score Card

This exhibit will be displayed at the Pancake Breakfast.  Medals will be awarded, using the Danish judging system.

Please pick up your poster immediately after the end of Pancake Breakfast at noon that day.  (Members can also display their posters at Fashion Revue, various fairs, etc. for additional record book credit.)

Poster Scorecard:

Effective Title – explains what the poster is about.......................... 5 points

Suitable Subject – timely and age appropriate............................... 5 points

Attracts Interest – gets viewers to look......................................... 10 points

Holds Interest – gets viewers to study........................................... 5 points

Conveys Message – accomplishes purpose..................................... 10 points

Depth of Message – evidence of learning........................................ 10 points

General Appearance – simple, balance, orderly............................... 5 points

Workmanship – neat and well-constructed........................................ 5 points

Age Catergory

Age categories: 

  • Junior members (ages 9 – 10)
  • Intermediate members (ages 11 – 13)
  • Senior members (ages 14 – 19). 
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