Brunswick County 4-H

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Dive into a Career: 4-H Poster Contest April 8, 2010

Filed under: 4-H — Blair Green @ 8:38 am
Who can participate? All youth ages 9 –18

Dive into a Career!

• 9-10 Age Division • 11-13 Age Division • 14-18 Age Division
When? Posters are due to the Brunswick County 4-H Office on Monday May 24th.
Where? You can participate in your local community!
Why? To investigate and learn more about a career that interests you!
Theme? “Career Exploration”
How?
1. Poster must be on standard poster board and must be of uniform size 22” X 28”– other sizes
are ineligible.
2. Use theme to select a career you are interested in and share it with us! For example:
“Explore Nursing.”
3. Newspaper and film cartoon characters may not be used.
4. Posters must contain only original artwork done by the artist.
5. Do not attach items thicker than the poster board to the poster.
6. Keep it simple and to the point.
7. The posters will be displayed in a prominent location in your hometown during the month of May or
June. For example: local library, vet’s office, grocery store, school, or extension office.
8. Complete a contest entry form and tape/paste it on the back of your poster.
Scoring Guidelines?
• Originality – attract attention, holds interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 points
• Follows theme . . . . . . . . . . . . . ……. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 points
• Conveys message – easily understood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . … . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 points
• Accurate information – factual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . …. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 points
• General appearance – well planned, good design, easy to read . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 points
Winners?
The top poster in each age division from each participating county will move onto district
competition. District competition will be held during the six 4-H District Activity Days with the top
poster in each age division at the district level competing for state awards. The state competition
will be held during in July during 4-H Congress. All State level entries will be displayed during 4-H
Congress.
Prizes?
• Every entry will receive a participation certificate.
• County Winners: in each age divisions receive a certificate.
• District Winners: in each age division will receive a District Award Ribbon & Certificate.
• State Winners: in each age division will receive a $25 cash award and State Winner Certificate.
More Information?
Contact Leslie Kammer at 910-253-2610 or leslie_wilson@ncsu.edu
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