Curriculum or similar recipe(s) may include cake (foam or sponge), 2-layer cake (any flavor, frosted), specialty yeast breads, tearing, cinnamon rolls, fruit pie. #266 Educational Exhibit #267 Food Gift Package/Specialty Product/Decorated Food Item #268 Preserved Food (canned or dried) #269 Modified non-perishable food product. OTHER FOODS AND NUTRITION EXHIBITS **These two classes are NOT State Fair eligible #273 Recipe Collection Notebook or recipe file which should include recipes used in level (other recipes may be included). Guidelines: Division of food categories in alphabetical order. Directions must be easily read. Minimum of five (5) new recipes must be added for each year the 4-Her is enrolled in the project. #274 Table Setting and Menu One place setting and a selected menu (written on a menu card, DO NOT BRING THE FOOD) which you would serve with the table setting. It will be judged on the selection of the menu and how appropriate the place setting is for the menu (ex: birthday party, holiday celebration, picnic). 4-H FORESTRY Retha Blecha, Co-Superintendent Staci Strnad, Co-Superintendent Consultation Judging, Tuesday, August 2 Premium Category 3 1. See Extension Office for specific guidelines. #278 Any forestry exhibit GEOLOGY AND LAPIDARY Consultation Judging, Tuesday, August 2 Premium Category 3 1. Read General 4-H Regulations. 2. The exhibit box should be 18” x 24” x 3 “. Plexiglass covers are required. Boxes with glass covers will not be accepted. All specimens are to be arranged across the narrow (18”) dimension of the exhibit box, making the exhibit 18” across the top and 24” deep exactly. If a box has a sliding plexiglass cover, it must be removable from the top. Screws, locks, or other devices that would prevent judges from removing the cover should not be used. 3. Each exhibitor is required to identify each display box by placing an identification label bearing name, county/district, and number of specimens in the upper left-hand corner of the plexiglass cover (inside-use clear doublesided tape to adhere gummed labels), and by attaching a label with the same information on the lower right corner of the box (outside). 4. Exhibitor may enter in both geology and lapidary classes. Exhibitor may show in only one of the first four geology classes, but exhibitor may also show in the special exhibit class. 5. Geology specimens should be labeled with the number of the specimen, date collected, specimen name or description, and locality (county) where collected. 6. For the collection classes specimens should be mounted in the box by proper groups: rocks, minerals, fossils. Fossils must be identified to the Phylum, Class and Genus level. More than one specimen of the same kind of rock or mineral or species of a fossil may be exhibited if this duplication represents different geological formations. Specimen label must show this distinction (Fort Hays limestone, not just limestone; exact species must have different formation names listed on the I.D. card; Composite Brachiopod from Morrill Limestone not just Brachiopod or Composita Brachipod). 7. For collection classes, all specimens must be collected from locations in Kansas. Out-of-state specimens will not count in the minimum number for the class, nor will they be considered in the judging. #281 Geology Collection Display of at least 15 rocks, minerals, fossils collected during the current 4-H year. Limited to one exhibit box. For first year members only. #282 Geology Collection Display of at least 30 different rocks, minerals, or fossils, at least 5 of each. Fifteen must be collected during the current 4-H year. Limited to one exhibit box. This class open to those exhibiting for their first or second year. #283 Geology Collection Display of at least 45 rocks, minerals, or fossils, at least 5 of each. Fifteen must be collected during the current 4-H year. Exhibit limited to two boxes. This class open to those exhibiting for their third or fourth year. List as igneous, metamorphic or sedimentary. #284 Geology Collection Display of at least 60 rocks, minerals, or fossils, at least 5 of each. Fifteen must be collected during the current 4-H year. Exhibit limited to two boxes. This class open to those exhibiting for their fifth or
sixth year. List as igneous, metamorphic or sedimentary. #285 Geology Educational Exhibit - relating to everyday living; or to a mineral test, a rock formation, geological history, species of a fossil, forms of one mineral, a variation of one kind of rock, archaeological artifacts, or Indian artifacts. Exhibit limited to 4 feet of table space. #286 Lapidary Display of at least 30 stones and minerals that will cut or polish. Five of the specimens must be collected by the member from a native site (not limited to Kansas). Polish 15 of the gemstones by tumbling. Label, giving identification of material and county where collected, or state or country of origin for non-Kansas material. #287 Lapidary Exhibit of at least 6 gemstones and minerals that have received lapidary treatment. Lapidary treatment may consist of tumbling, polishing, and end or face or flat lapping. Specimens must represent at least 3 different gemstones and minerals, and include at least 3 cabochons of any size or shape. Three of the specimens must be mounted. Label specimens as appropriate including locality (state) where originated. 4-H HOME ENVIRONMENT Consultation Judging, Thursday, August 4 Premium Category 3 1. Read General 4-H Regulations. 2. No member shall show more than one group exhibit. 3. Educational poster or display or notebook may includes swatches, colors, stories, photographs, and project records which detail what was accomplished this year with given indication of long-term plans. 4. Each exhibit must have a Home Environment Exhibit Summary attached (available from Extension Office) with safety pins, tape or string. The judge will consider application of home environment and design skills learned as noted on the summary sheet and demonstrated by the exhibit. Explain if the exhibit contains any recycled materials. #290 Educational Poster or Display - Poster must be no larger than 22”x28” posterboard. Displays are not to exceed a standard commercial 3’x4’ tri-fold display board. #291 Notebook #292 Single Exhibit - An article made or refinished by the 4-H member for the home. #293 Group Exhibit - include different articles for the exhibit that can effectively represent the room that was judged and fill the display area (this class is NOT State Fair eligible). 4-H HORTICULTURE AND FLORICULTURE Rich Schintler, Superintendent Consultation Judging, Tuesday, August 2 Premium Category 2 1. Read General 4-H Regulations. 2. 4-Her can enter more than one exhibit per class. 3. Exhibitor is responsible for maintaining the condition of the exhibit during the fair. 4. Junior Division: Ages 7-9 years; Intermediate Division: Ages 10-13 years; and Senior Division: 14-18 years (as of January 1st) 5. All Horticulture exhibits except garden displays will be exhibited on paper plates provided at the fair. 6. Horticulture products will be judged on quality and uniformity. A leaflet entitled “Preparing Garden Exhibits” can be obtained from the Extension Office. 7. For flowers, it is recommended that entries be exhibited in disposable containers (annuals and perennials in pop bottles, arrangements in disposable plastic etc). If a non-disposable container is used, mark it plainly with your name and county. Exhibitor is responsible for picking it up at the end of the show. A pamphlet entitled “Preparing Cut Flowers for Exhibit” is available at the Extension Office for tips on preparing your exhibit. 8. Foliage on flowers should be removed up to the water line. HORTICULTURE CLASS EXPLANATIONS Small vegetable specimen plate (12) ex: green snap beans, yellow wax beans, English Peas or other similar sized vegetables. Medium vegetable specimen plate (5) ex: cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, tomatoes, beets, white onions, yellow onions, red onions, bell peppers, other peppers, okra, parsnips, turnips, sweet potatoes, red potatoes, white or Russet potatoes, carrots, miniature pumpkins, decorative gourds, or other medium vegetable. Large vegetable specimen plate (1) ex: watermelon, summer squash, winter squash, large type pumpkin, eggplant, cabbage, cantaloupe, other large vegetable.
Published on Jul 6, 2011