UPCOMING EVENTSView full calendar
Utah County Fair
It is with great sadness that we share the Utah County Commission has postponed the 2020 Utah County Fair.
However, get those sewing machines out and plant your gardens because we are pleased to announce that the 4-H Exhibition of the Fair will go on! Details are still being ironed out so stay tuned and watch the newsletter for more information! In the mean time, check below for project categories and get to work!
Any 4-H youth may enter exhibits into the 4-H Indoor Exhibition. Youth must be registered for 4-H by July 1st to participate.
For more ideas of items you can enter, check out our Pinterest page or our 4-H Summer of Discovery website.
If you have any questions about the 4-H Indoor Exhibits please call our office at 385-268-6531.
We can’t wait to see what you have been working on!
Divisions, Classes, and Lots
CLASS A – CITIZENSHIP/CIVIC EDUCATION Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Citizenship and Civic Education. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
- Lot 1: CITIZENSHIP
- Lot 2: CULTURAL EDUCATION
- Lot 3: GLOBAL EDUCATION
- Lot 4: INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAMMING
- Lot 5: UNDERSTANDING PHYSICAL & MENTAL LIMITATIONS
- Lot 6: VOLUNTEERISM
- Lot 7: SERVICE LEARNING/COMMUNITY SERVICE
CLASS CA - CHILD DEVELOPMENT, CHILD CARE, BABYSITTING
- Lot 1: CHILD DEVELOPMENT - Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Child Development. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
- Lot 2: TOY - A toy handmade by the 4-H member.
- Lot 3: PUPPET – handmade by the 4-H member
- Lot 4: STORY – An original story with accompanying flannel board characters handmade by the 4-H member (submit the story and characters in a sealed plastic bag; do not include flannel board in exhibit).
- Lot 5: KIT – A baby sitter's kit (contained in a suitcase, sturdy box or draw string bag) containing at least eight involvement items for young children, four of which must be handmade by the 4-H member, the remaining may be commercial products.
- Lot 6: QUIET BOOK – handmade by the 4-H member with a minimum of 7 different activities for young children to do in a quiet situation, at least two pages must be created by the 4-H member, not copied from a commercial pattern.
- Lot 7: OTHER – item created to be used in the care of a child.
CLASS CB – CLOTHING/TEXTILES/WARDROBE/MODELING
- Lot 1: DECORATE YOUR DUDS – EMBELLISHED GARMENT - jeans, jackets, t-shirts, vests, shorts, or any clothing article decorated creatively with appliqué, lace, buttons, bows or other items, accessories such as hats, shoes and jewelry may be included.
- Lot 2: DECORATE YOUR DUDS – FABRIC ALTERED GARMENT – fabric is tie-dyed, sun-dyed, painted, pieced, or otherwise altered while creating garment.
- Lot 3: OTHER – non-sewn Creative Textile items not listed above - includes non-sewn fleece projects.
- Lot 4: DISPLAY – Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Clothing and Textiles that is not Sewing Construction. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
CLASS CBA - SEWING CONSTRUCTION
- Lot 1: PILLOWCASE
- Lot 2: PILLOW
- Lot 3: DRAWSTRING BAG/CAMP BAG
- Lot 4: BACKPACK, DUFFEL BAG, FANNY PACK, HANDBAG
- Lot 5: APRON
- Lot 6: CLOTHING REMADE – garment must be cut into or taken apart in some way in the “redesign” process – ie: skirt made of Levi pants, etc. May include before and after picture.
- Lot 7: SHORTS, CAPRIS, PANTS – with casing – elastic or drawstring waistband
- Lot 8: SHORTS, CAPRIS, PANTS – with waistband or facing
- Lot 9: SKIRT – with casing – elastic or drawstring waistband
- Lot 10: SKIRT – with waistband or facing
- Lot 11: VEST
- Lot 12: PAJAMA SET, NIGHTGOWN, ROBE OR LOUNGEWEAR (Single pajama pants should be entered in lot 7)
- Lot 13: JUMPER
- Lot 14: SHIRT / BLOUSE
- Lot 15: CASUAL DRESS
- Lot 16: COAT, JACKET, OR OUTERWEAR
- Lot 17: MULTI-PIECE OUTFIT (2 or 3 piece, not tailored) – t-shirt and pants
- Lot 18: SPECIAL OCCASION DRESS / FORMAL OR EVENING WEAR
- Lot 19: TAILORING (2 or 3 piece outfit)
- Lot 20: ACTION WEAR (using stretchable fabrics) – swimsuits, leotards, lingerie, biking shorts and shirts.
- Lot 21: CREATE YOUR OWN FABRIC–clothing, home decorations, gifts, wall hangings, accessories, or whatever you choose to make with the fabric you have created.
- Lot 22: SEWING FOR ANIMALS–aprons, saddlebags, tool carriers, cloth carriers, garment bags, hat tote, rope and boot bags, hay and feed bags, pads or beds, animal coats, bird cage covers, leg wraps, tail wraps, saddle blankets, chaps, dusters, etc.
- Lot 23: SOFT SCULPTURE – stuffed doll, animal, or other figure utilizing soft sculpture techniques
- Lot 24: SEWN FLEECE PROJECTS – Any item constructed from fleece. Exhibits may include: mittens, hats, outerwear, blankets, pillows, boas, etc.
- Lot 25: SEWING FOR DOLLS – any article of sewn clothing made for a doll
- Lot 26: OTHER CREATIVE SEWN TEXTILE ITEM
CLASS CBD –QUILTING 50% of quilt should be made by the exhibitor. Please include card explaining your quilting (ie. Did you piece it, quilt it, someone else quilt it, etc.). It is customary to piece the quilt and have assistance with quilting. Regardless of size of quilt, it will be judged on skills utilized. 10 **Pillowcases should be entered in CBA 1.
- Lot 1: TIED QUILTS/PIECED
- Lot 2: TIED QUILT/WHOLE
- Lot 3: RAG QUILTS
- Lot 4: PIECED QUILT TOP – (binding and/or quilting done professionally – please indicate.
- Lot 5: PIECED QUILTS, MACHINE – 4-H member machine quilted.
- Lot 6: PIECED QUILTS, HAND – 4-H member hand quilted
- Lot 7: APPLIQUED QUILT TOP – (binding and/or quilting done professionally – please indicate.
- Lot 8: APPLIQUÉD QUILTS, MACHINE – 4-H member machine quilted
- Lot 9: APPLIQUÉD QUILTS, HAND – 4-H member hand quilted
- Lot 10: WALL HANGINGS
- Lot 11: OTHER – item related to Quilting not listed above – quillow, etc.
CLASS CBE - KNITTING
- Lot 1: KITCHEN ITEMS – potholders, dishcloths, etc
- Lot 2: SMALL ARTICLES – hairbands, scrunchies, etc
- Lot 3: LOOM KNITTING
- Lot 4: SCARF, HAT, SLIPPERS
- Lot 5: MITTENS, SOCKS
- Lot 6: BABY ITEMS – dress, booties
- Lot 7: ADVANCED STITCHES – cables, Fair Isle, etc.
- Lot 8: Felted items
- Lot 9: SWEATERS
- Lot 10: AFGHAN
- Lot 11: OTHER – item related to Knitting not listed above
CLASS CBF - CROCHET
- Lot 1: KITCHEN ITEMS – potholders, dishcloths, towel tops, scrubbies, etc
- Lot 2: BABY ITEMS – dress, booties
- Lot 3: DOLLS – doll clothes, toys
- Lot 4: SMALL ARTICLES – hairbands, scrunchies, etc
- Lot 5: EDGING ON ARTICLES – blankets, burp cloths, bibs, etc
- Lot 6: SCARF, HAT, MITTENS, SOCKS, SLIPPERS
- Lot 7: DOILY
- Lot 8: PILLOW, PURSES
- Lot 9: SWEATERS
- Lot 10: AFGHAN
- Lot 11: OTHER – item related to Crochet not listed above
CLASS CBG - NEEDLECRAFT/KNOT TYING An item made utilizing one of the following:
- Lot 1: MACRAME - All articles made except jewelry such as necklace, bracelets etc.
- Lot 2: EMBROIDERY AND APPLIQUE – An item made with: Black Work, Japanese, Bunka, Machine, Huck, Candlewicking, Open work/Cut work, Appliqué, Smocking, Chicken Scratch, Crewel, Hardanger, or other
- Lot 3: COUNTED CROSS STITCH
- Lot 4: CROSS STITCH
- Lot 5: LACEWORK - Items utilizing one or more of the following: Needlelace, Lace Weaves, Tatting, Hairpin Lace, Filet Netting, Bobbin Lace, other
- Lot 6: NEEDLEPOINT - Items utilizing one or more of the following: Petit Point, Bargello, General Needlepoint, Other
- Lot 7: LATCH HOOK
- Lot 8: ORIGINAL NEEDLECRAFT – Item made from own design, not a kit or pattern
CLASS CBK – SPINNING AND WEAVING
- Lot 1: SPUN YARN – skeins should weigh at least 2 ounces and be properly tied in 4 places with self yarn. Should include a 3x5 card which describes fiber preparation, fiber content, techniques, and appropriate use.
- Lot 2: WEAVING – Article made by weaving
- Lot 3: OTHER – item related to spinning and/or weaving.
CLASS CC - CONSUMER EDUCATION / PERSONAL FINANCE
- Lot 1: Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in consumer education/ personal finance. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
CLASS CD – HOME ENVIRONMENT / INTERIOR DESIGN
- Lot 1: ORGANIZATIONAL CONCEPTS of a bulletin or display board, hanging pocket, an organized kit – i.e., car cleaning, house cleaning, sewing.
- Lot 2: ROOM DÉCOR – wall hangings, desk organizers with at least four matching containers or items which can include boxes, canisters, ink blotter, bookends, wastebasket, etc., lamp for studying, bulletin board, wall organizer, quilted book cover, pillows, etc.
- Lot 3: FURNITURE– finished or refinished, upholstered or reupholstered.
- Lot 4: POSTER OR NOTEBOOK – concepts learned or display of room floor plan and colors selected
- Lot 5: OTHER – item related to Interior Design not listed above.
*****Due to Covid-19, prepared food requring tasting to judge may not be entered into the 4-H exhibition this year*****
CLASS E – HEALTHY LIFESTYTLES EDUCATION Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Healthy Lifestyles Education project. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
- Lot 1: HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS
- Lot 2: MENTAL & EMOTIONAL HEALTH
- Lot 3: PHYSICAL HEALTH
- Lot 4: FOOD SAFETY
- Lot 5: NUTRITION EDUCATION
- Lot 6: SAFETY
CLASS ECC - FOOD PRESERVATION
State Recommendations for County Fair Canning Guidelines: SPECIAL RULES FOR HOME CANNING
Canning rules are based on safe food preservation guidelines from approved sources (National Center for Home Food Preservation (NCHFP), USU Extension and Pacific Northwest Extension, USDA, and Ball Canning). See https://nchfp.uga.edu , canning.usu.edu, or www.freshpreserving.com
1. Only products of home kitchens are eligible.
2. Products entered must have been prepared (by the person entering them) since the last state/county fair. Older products will not be accepted.
3. All entries must be in clean, standard canning jars (e.g. no mayo jars) with new, single-use twopiece lids and rings.
4. A one-quart or pint jar constitutes an exhibit for fruit, vegetables or meat.
5. One standard-size canning jar constitutes an exhibit for preserves, conserves, pickles, and relishes based on recommendations from an approved recipe.
6. One pint or 1/2 pint jar with lid constitutes an exhibit for jellies and jams.
7. Exhibits should be canned using research-tested recipes, i.e., USDA, Ball, pectin brand name or NCHFP guidelines issued 2009 or later. Processing adjustments for altitude, time or pressure must be made and explained on entry label. Find your appropriate altitude adjustments by city or by county.
8. All fresh fruits, jams, jellies, pickles and relishes must be processed in a boiling water bath and properly sealed. Entries processed in a steam canner will not be accepted.
9. No frozen jams or wax seals will be accepted. The presence of mold disqualifies a product.
10. All meats and vegetables must be processed in a pressure canner.
11. The exhibitor is requested to loosen the ring on the jar (so judges can remove ring and examine the head space).
12. REQUIRED: All jars must be labeled with name of product, method (water bath or pressure), pack (hot or raw), length of processing time, pounds of pressure (if applicable), altitude, date, city, recipe source (see above) and when the dial gauge was last tested (Year) attached to the bottom of jar. If sweeteners other than sugar are used, include on label. Labels are available in advance from USU Extension Office or on their website.
Enter one (1) appropriate size jar with completed label on bottom of jar to include the information listed in the General Foods Preservation Rules above.
- Lot 1: CANNED FRUITS – limit of 3 bottles of different fruits
- Lot 2: CANNED JAM/JELLY – or a reduced sugar fruit spread (no freezer jams accepted)
- Lot 3: CANNED VEGETABLES – limit of 3 bottles of different vegetables
- Lot 4: CANNED TOMATO PRODUCT
- Lot 5: SALSA
- Lot 6: CANNED PICKLES OR PICKLED PRODUCT
- Lot 7: CANNED MEATS
Lot 8: CANNED COMBINATION PRODUCT
- Lot 9: DEHYDRATED FOODS
- Lot 10: FREEZE-DRIED FOODS
CLASS ECF - CAKE DECORATING Exhibits of decorated cakes include:
- Lot 1: SINGLE-LAYER – (8 or 9 inch round or square or a 9 X 13 inch oblong) or cut-up with design applied with colored sugar, coconut, candies, etc.; all decorations must be edible. The roundplain, star and shell tips may be used but are not required.
- Lot 2: CHARACTER, 3D OR DOLL – three different types of decorating tips used. Other edible items are allowed. A plastic doll or doll pick is allowed for doll cakes.
- Lot 3: TWO-LAYER – using at least 3 different types of decorating tips. Must include the round, star and leaf tips, but may choose other tips as well. Drop flowers and striping methods are acceptable.
- Lot 4: TWO-LAYER 8, 9 OR 10 INCH – may be two tier without plates, using both drop or flat surface flowers and flowers made on a flat flower nail.
- Lot 5: CREATE YOUR OWN PROJECT – suggestions include flowers made on a lily nail, figure piping, string work, tier cakes with separators and pillars.
- Lot 6: DECORATED CAKE USING STYROFOAM OR OTHER NON-EDIBLE FRAME
- Lot 7: DECORATED CAKE USING FONDANT
CLASS ECG- DECORATED CUPCAKES Four cupcakes will comprise one exhibit. Exhibits of decorated cupcakes include:
- Lot 1: Design applied with colored sugar, coconut, candies, etc.; all decorations must be edible.
- Lot 2: Design using at least 3 different types of decorating tips. Must include the round, star and leaf tips, but may choose other tips as well.
- Lot 1: ANIMAL SCIENCE
- Lot 2: FOOD SCIENCE
- Lot 3: POULTRY SCIENCE/EMBRYOLOGY
- Lot 4: VETERINARY SCIENCE
- Lot 5: AQUATIC/MARINE SCIENCE
- Lot 6: PLANT SCIENCE
- Lot 7: BIOLOGY
- Lot 8: CHEMISTRY
- Lot 9: PHYSICS
- Lot 10: EARTH SCIENCE
- Lot 11: OTHER – science not mentioned before
CLASS HB - TECHNOLOGY Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Technology. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
- Lot 1: AUTOMOTIVE
- Lot 2: BICYCLE
- Lot 3: ELECTRONICS
- Lot 4: GPS/GIS TECHNOLOGY
- Lot 5: ELECTRIC
- Lot 6: HAM RADIO
CLASS HBA - COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY Websites, PowerPoint Presentations, and Computer Programs are to be submitted on CD for judging in addition to the exhibit.
- Lot 1: PRINTOUT OF WEBSITE CREATED
- Lot 2: POSTER OF POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
- Lot 3: PUBLICATION OR FORM CREATED
- Lot 4: SCREENSHOTS OF PROGRAM RUNNING
- Lot 5: PRINTOUT OF BLOG CREATED
- Lot 6: OTHER – item related to Computer Technology not listed above.
CLASS HC – ENGINEERING Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in your Engineering project. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
- Lot 1: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
- Lot 2: CIVIL ENGINEERING
- Lot 3: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
- Lot 4: ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING
- Lot 5: FARM & AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING
CLASS HCA - AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
- Lot 1: MODEL ROCKET
- Lot 2: MODEL AIRPLANE
- Lot 3: KITE
- Lot 4: OTHER – item related to Aerospace
CLASS HCB – ROBOTICS
- Lot 1: PROGRAMMED ROBOT – constructed from Lego’s or other building systems
- Lot 2: GEAR RATIONS – Poster or other display item explaining them
- Lot 3: DIAGRAM OR SCREEN SHOT OF PROGRAM(S) – written for robot using Lego MindStorm or other software
- Lot 4: PHOTO OR VIDEO COLLECTION – of robots built highlighting and/or comparing features of each.
- Lot 5: OTHER – item related to Robotics not listed above.
CLASS HD – MATH Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in your Engineering project. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
- Lot 1: MATH
CLASS HDA – ASTRONOMY
- Lot 1: COLLECTION OF CONSTELLATIONS AND STORIES OF THEIR EXISTENCE
- Lot 2: COMETS – Poster, notebook or other display item that compares comet size and appearance throughout history
- Lot 3: OTHER – item related to Astronomy not listed above
CLASS HE – WOODWORKING Carved, engraved, or burned wood should go under BCAW
- Lot 1: PINEWOOD DERBY TYPE CAR
- Lot 2: BIRDHOUSE
- Lot 3: ITEMS MADE FROM A KIT
- Lot 4: OWN DESIGN – with the use of mostly hand tools
- Lot 5: OWN DESIGN – with the use of mostly power tools
- Lot 6: OWN DESIGN – using shop techniques
- Lot 7: FURNITURE REFINISHING
- Lot 8: FURNITUREDESIGN/CONSTRUCTION
CLASS HF – MAKER Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H Maker project – Maker projects include items that incorporate several areas in Science, Engineering, Technology, & Math (STEM). The Maker category requires a brief description of the exhibit that shows how the project used raw materials to create something that is a contemporary, useful, and unique design. It is also important to explain what skills were developed while creating the product.
- Lot 1: MAKERS IN MOTION
- Lot 2: ART & DESIGN
- Lot 3: FUN & GAMES
- Lot 4: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
- Lot 5: DO IT YOURSELF MUSIC
- Lot 6: MAKE: BELIEVE
CLASS BA – COMMUNICATION ARTS
- Lot 1: SPEECH – written, performed, video provided (DVD, flash drive, etc.)
- Lot 2: DEMONSTRATION – given, video provided (DVD, flash drive, etc.)
- Lot 3: ORIGINAL POEMS
- Lot 4: ORIGINAL STORIES
- Lot 5: OTHER – itemsrelated to Communication Arts not listed above.
CLASS BB - PERFORMING ARTS Please provide a notebook, poster, recorded performance or any other item or display that depicts your 4- H project in Performing Arts. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
- Lot 1: MAGIC / CLOWNING / MIME
- Lot 2: DANCE
- Lot 3: THEATRICAL WRITING
- Lot 4: MUSIC / VOCAL / SOUND – composed songs must come with a recording of the song being played
- Lot 5: ACTING / DIRECTING
- Lot 6: STAGE CRAFT Lot 7: PUPPETRY
CLASS BCA - ARTS AND CRAFTS Smaller crafts should be attached to a 3x5 card
- Lot 1: BOONDOGGLE – item made primarily of boondoggle – i.e. keychain, figure, etc.
- Lot 2: METAL- decoration, wall hanging, or other item cut out of metal.
- Lot 3: TILE PICTURES (Painted wood signs should be entered in Lot 4 (judged on painting) or 5 (judged on lettering)
- Lot 4: PAINTED WOOD CRAFTS – wall hanging, basket, frame, tole painted pinewood cars or other items.
- Lot 5: VINYL LETTERING – wall hangings, pictures, or other item
- Lot 6: DUCT TAPE – item is made mainly of duct tape – sword, wallet, etc.
- Lot 7: PERSONAL CARE ITEMS – soap, lip balm, lotion, fizz balls, or other item.
- Lot 8: LEGOS, MODEL CARS FROM KIT– lego’s, k’nex, etc. that were built from a kit. An attached photo of the completed project is recommended for all Lego displays.
- Lot 9: LEGOS, ORIGINAL DESIGN – Legos, k’nex, etc. that were built into original design. An attached photo of the completed project is recommended for all Lego displays.
- Lot 10: GLASS ETCHING – vase, glass, mug, dish, or other item
- Lot 11: 3D PRINTING – Item that has been created using a 3D printer
- Lot 12: OTHER– any item that does not fit into the above categories or any of the categories BCAB through BCAW below.
CLASS BCAB - BEADING Smaller crafts should be attached to a 3x5 card. Jewelry should be entered in Class BCAJ
- Lot 1: PONY BEADS – (craft beads) – animals (geckos), key chains, or other item
- Lot 2: MELTED BEADS – (melted in oven or with iron) suncatchers, other items
- Lot 3: OTHER BEADED PROJECT
CLASS BCAC – CERAMICS (Sculpture under BCBC)
- Lot 1: PAINTED CERAMICS
- Lot 2: STAINED OR GLAZED CERAMICS CLASS
BCAF – FLOWER ARRANGING
- Lot 1: DRIED FLOWERS – picture, basket, wreath or other item decorated with dried flowers
- Lot 2: ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS – flower arrangement, picture or other item decorated with artificial flowers
CLASS BCAJ – JEWELRY - necklace, bracelet, ring, earrings, or other type of jewelry
- Lot 1: SEED BEAD JEWELRY (tiny beads)
- Lot 2: GLASS BEAD JEWELRY
- Lot 3: WOOD BEAD JEWELRY
- Lot 4: METAL BEAD JEWELRY
- Lot 5: PORCELAIN BEAD JEWELRY
- Lot 6: PLASTIC BEAD JEWELRY
- Lot 7: OTHER BEAD JEWELRY
- Lot 8: WIRE JEWELRY
- Lot 9: STRING JEWELRY – jewelry made using only string (i.e. knotted, paracord, etc.)
- Lot 10: OTHER NON-BEAD JEWELRY
CLASS BCAL – LEATHER CRAFT
- Lot 1: STAMPING – beginning project which primarily uses simple stamping techniques such as a key chain, bookmark, coin purse etc.
- Lot 2: STAMPING – advanced project which primarily uses stamping which incorporates several stamp designs and techniques such as a belt, wallet, etc.
- Lot 3: CARVING/TOOLING – beginning project which primarily uses simple swivel knife tooling techniques
- Lot 4: CARVING/TOOLING – advanced project which primarily uses several swivel knife tooling designs or patterns
- Lot 5: LACING – stamping or carving projects that have incorporated lacing techniques such as wallets, purses, etc.
- Lot 6: STITCHING – leather projects and/or apparel which incorporates hand-sewing techniques.
CLASS BCAP – PAPER CRAFT
- Lot 1: STATIONARY – cards, stationary paper, envelopes
- Lot 2: ORIGAMI, PAPER DOLLS
- Lot 3: SCRAPBOOKING – Scrapbook or scrapbook pages
- Lot 4: OTHER PAPER CRAFT – All other item made primarily of paper that does not fit in lots 1-3
CLASS BCAR – FABRIC CRAFT All sewn items and/or clothing items, including flip-flops, should go under CB (non-sewn) or CBA (sewn)
- Lot 1: FABRIC CRAFT - doll, wreath, basket, wall hanging, or other non-clothing and/or non-sewn item mostly made from fabric.
CLASS BCAS - STENCILING
- Lot 1: STENCILING - uses stenciling techniques (sign, wall hanging, dishtowel, article of clothing, etc.)
CLASS BCAV – PLASTIC CANVAS
- Lot 1: PLASTIC CANVAS – Decoration, picture frame, basket or other item created with plastic canvas
CLASS BCAW – WOOD CARVING / ENGRAVING / BURNING Other wood projects should be entered in HCH
- Lot 1: ITEM MADE FROM CARVED WOOD – car, boat, walking stick, frame, etc.
- Lot 2: ENGRAVING – Wooden item that has been engraved (jewelry box, sign, etc.)
- Lot 3: BURNING – Wooden item that has been burned (jewelry box, wall hanging, etc.)
CLASS BCBA – DRAWING Work of art utilizing one of the following mediums. If using more than one medium, please indicate under which lot it is to be judged.
- Lot 1: LEAD PENCIL DRAWING/SKETCHING
- Lot 2: COLORED PENCIL DRAWING/SKETCHING
- Lot 3: CHARCOAL DRAWING/SKETCHING
- Lot 4: PASTEL DRAWING/SKETCHING
- Lot 5: CRAYON DRAWING/SKETCHING
- Lot 6: CHALK DRAWING/SKETCHING
- Lot 7: PEN OR INK DRAWING/SKETCHING
- Lot 8: MIXED MEDIA DRAWING/SKETCHING
- Lot 9: CALLIGRAPHY
- Lot 10: ART PORTFOLIO – book demonstrating techniques learned
- Lot 11: OTHER - medium not listed above
CLASS BCBB – PAINTING
- Lot 1: OIL PAINTING
- Lot 2: WATERCOLOR PAINTING
- Lot 3: ACRYLIC PAINTING
CLASS BCBC – POTTERY/SCULPTURE Work of art created entirely by individual.
- Lot 1: POTTERY
- Lot 2: MODELING CLAY SCULPTURE
- Lot 3: PLAY DOH SCULPTURE
- Lot 4: PORCELAIN
CLASS BCC - GRAPHIC ARTS, DISPLAYS, EXHIBITS Work of art created utilizing computer technology. Can be a greeting card, business card, menu, cd cover, book layout, newsletter, or other piece.
- Lot 1: FULL COLOR
- Lot 2: BLACK AND WHITE
CLASS BCD –PHOTOGRAPHY All photography should be mounted or framed.
- Lot 1: ALBUM PAGE – One photo album page attractively displaying photos taken by you in your project. (Judging will be on the pictures, not on the scrapbooking.)
- Lot 2: PHOTO STORY – About 5 to 10 black and white or color pictures which depict a simple story.
- All entries below must be an enlarged 4x6, 5x7 or 8x10 mounted and titled color or black and white photograph
- Lot 3: LANDSCAPE– Color
- Lot 4: LANDSCAPE– Black & White 8
- Lot 5: PERSON PORTRAIT
- Lot 6: ANIMAL – WILDLIFE
- Lot 7: ANIMAL - PETS
- Lot 8: SPORTS/ACTION
- Lot 9: HUMAN INTEREST
- Lot 10: MACRO / CLOSE-UP
- Lot 11: SINGLE FLOWER
- Lot 12: FLOWERS
- Lot 13: ARCHITECTURE
- Lot 14: ABSTRACT
- Lot 15: 4-H PROMOTIONAL PHOTO – (i.e. projects, community service, activities/events)
- Lot 16: CONVENTIONAL – photo using adjustable focus and or adjustable exposure. Negative must be included.
- Lot 17: DIGITALLY ALTERED OR ENHANCED PHOTO – should include original photo for comparison
- Lot 18: GROUP OF RELATED PHOTOS (3 to 5 photos)
- Lot 19: GROUP OF UNRELATED PHOTOS (3 to 5 photos)
- Lot 20: OTHER- a photography item that is NOT mentioned in the Photography classes above. Items might include video, movie making, animation, color enhancement, etc.
CLASS D – ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND EARTH SCIENCES Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in Environmental Education & Earth Science. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
- Lot 1: ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP
- Lot 2: EARTH, WATER & AIR
- Lot 3: ENERGY
- Lot 4: RANGE MANAGEMENT
- Lot 5: WILDLIFE & FISHERIES
- Lot 6: OUTDOOR EDUCATION – ADVENTURE
- Lot 7: SHOOTING SPORTS
- Lot 8: WASTE MANAGEMENT – composting and recycling
CLASS DA – FORESTRY
- Lot 1: LEAVES – from 15 important trees (shade or wood products) in your vicinity. Mount, identify and display each species properly.
- Lot 2: WOOD SAMPLES – from 10 trees that are commonly used for wood products. Mount, identify and display each sample properly
CLASS F – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP Please provide a notebook, poster or any other item or display that depicts your 4-H project in your Personal Development & Leadership. Please provide a brief description of the exhibit.
- Lot 1: CAREER EXPLORATION & EMPLOYABILITY
- Lot 2: CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
- Lot 3: ECONOMICS, BUSINESS & MARKETING
- Lot 4: LEISURE EDUCATION
- Lot 5: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
- Lot 6: READING LITERACY
- Lot 7: SOCIAL RECREATION
- Lot 8: CHARACTER EDUCATION
CLASS FA – 4-H PROMOTION
- Lot 1: 4-H PROMOTION – Poster or other display item that promotes 4-H in your county, state or in general
- Lot 2: 4-H PROJECT PROMOTION – Poster or other display item that promotes a 4-H project
CLASS FB - LEADERSHIP SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
- Lot 1: AMBASSADOR PROJECT NOTEBOOKS
- Lot 2: 4-H CLUB MINUTE BOOK
- Lot 3: LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES – Poster, notebook or other display item of leadership activities. (ie with teen council, etc.)
- Lot 4: LEADERSHIP STYLES – Poster or other display item that compares leadership styles.
- Lot 5: YOUTH AND FAMILIES WITH PROMISE / MENTORING – Poster or other display item related to Youth and Families with Promise / Mentoring
- Lot 6: OTHER – item related to Leadership Skills Development not listed above.
CLASS FD – CLOVERBUDS (Grades K-2) This category is for county fair use only.
CLASS FE - COLLECTIONS
- Lot 1: COIN COLLECTION
- Lot 2: SPORTS CARD COLLECTION
- Lot 3: STAMP COLLECTION
- Lot 4: OTHER COLLECTIONS
- Lot 1: AG IN THE CLASSROOM
- Lot 2: ANIMAL PROJECTS – aquaculture, beef, birds, poultry, cats, dogs, dairy, goats, horse/pony, rabbits, sheep, small animals, pets, swine, etc.
- Lot 3: CROPS& WEEDS
CLASS GCB - FLOWER GARDENING/HOUSE PLANTS The number of flowers required for each exhibit follows each flower type.
- Lot 1: ANNUALS – 3 or more stems each from any type or variety annual
- Lot 2: PERENNIALS – 3 stems of any type or variety perennial
- Lot 3: GLADIOLI – single stem, named variety
- Lot 4: BORDER AND ROCK PLANTS – 3 clusters
- Lot 5: DAHLIAS AND ZINNIAS – single specimen, named variety
- Lot 6: EVERLASTINGS AND OTHERS FOR DRYING – single specimen, named variety
- Lot 7: MARIGOLDS – 3 blossoms, named variety
- Lot 8: PANSIES – 3 blossoms, named variety
- Lot 9: PETUNIAS – 3 blossoms, named variety
- Lot 10: FLOWERING VINES – 3 specimens, named variety
- Lot 11: ROSES – All foliage and thorns removed from stems to the first bud, cluster, or flower, except for shrub and species - 3 blossoms, named variety
- Lot 12: LILIES – All foliage removed from stem – 1 stem, named variety
- Lot 13: SUNFLOWERS – single specimen, named variety
- Lot 14: MISCELLANEOUS – 3 blossoms, named variety
- Lot 15: GENERAL GARDEN DISPLAY – Largest number of different flower species, best collection of 6 different flower species, best bloom in your garden
- Lot 16: FRESH ARRANGEMENTS -- Cut fresh; all dimensions of arrangement must be no greater than 5”; fresh arrangement in unusual container
- Lot 17: DRIED ARRANGEMENTS -- Dried flower arrangement or dried arrangement in unusual container
- Lot 18: HOUSE PLANTS
CLASS GCC - GARDENS - FRUIT/VEGETABLE Any garden fruit or vegetable grown by a 4-H participant. Exhibit is to meet stated requirements explained in the Utah 4-H Vegetable Garden Manual. All exhibits entered are to be identified by the variety used. Each participant is allowed to enter up to 2 exhibits in each lot, but must be different varieties. Single exhibits should contain the following number for display:
- Lot 1: APPLES – 3 fruits
- Lot 2: APRICOTS – 3 fruits
- Lot 3: BEANS, LIMA – (fresh), 5 pods
- Lot 4: BEANS, SNAP – (fresh), 5 pods
- Lot 5: BEETS – (fresh, washed, tops off), 3 roots
- Lot 6: BRAMBLE FRUIT – raspberries, blackberries, etc, 10 fruits
- Lot 7: CARROTS – (fresh, washed, tops off), 3 roots
- Lot 8: CABBAGE – (trimmed), 1 head
- Lot 9: CAULIFLOWER – (trimmed), 1 head
- Lot 10: CANTALOUPE– [Muskmelon] (firm, ripe), 1 fruit
- Lot 11: CELERY – (trimmed, washed), 1 plant or stalk
- Lot 12: CORN, SWEET – (husked, table maturity), 3 ears
- Lot 13: CUCUMBERS – (for slicing), 3 fruits
- Lot 14: EGGPLANTS – 1 fruit
- Lot 15: GARLIC – 3 bulbs
- Lot 16: GRAPES – 1 cluster
- Lot 17: HERBS – 3 sprigs
- Lot 18: LETTUCE – (trimmed), 1 head
- Lot 19: NUTS – peanuts, walnut, hazelnut, pistachio, 10 nuts
- Lot 20: ONIONS – (washed and trimmed), 3 bulbs
- Lot 21: ORNAMENTAL GOURDS – 1 of a large variety or 3 of a small variety
- Lot 22: OTHER SMALL FRUIT – strawberries, gooseberries, currants, etc, 10 fruits
- Lot 23: PARSNIPS – fresh, washed, tops off, 3 roots
- Lot 24: PEAS – 5 pods
- Lot 25: PEACHES – 3 fruits
- Lot 26: PEARS – 3 fruits
- Lot 27: PEPPERS – Hot Varieties, 3 fruits
- Lot 28: PEPPERS – Sweet, 3 fruits
- Lot 29: PLUMS – 3 fruits
- Lot 30: POTATOES – 3 tubers
- Lot 31: PUMPKIN – medium size, 1 fruit
- Lot 32: SQUASH – summer (table maturity), 3 fruits
- Lot 33: SQUASH – winter (small varieties, mature), 3 fruits
- Lot 34: SQUASH – winter (large varieties, mature), 1 fruit
- Lot 35: SWISS CHARD – (roots attached and washed), 1 large plant
- Lot 36: TOMATOES – (mature- green, tops on or red, tops off), 3 fruits
- Lot 37: TOMATOES – Cherry Varieties (mature, tops off), 5 fruits
- Lot 38: TOMATOES – Paste Varieties (red, tops off), 3 fruits
- Lot 39: TURNIPS – (fresh, washed, tops off), 3 roots
- Lot 40: WATERMELON – (firm ripe), 1 fruit
- Lot 41: OTHER – fruit or vegetable, properly named and prepared. (The number to be entered should be the same as similar fruit/vegetables listed.)
- Lot 42: GARDEN CORNUCOPIA - 4 to 6 kinds of garden fruits and/or vegetables of the number listed above and arranged for group display. Each part of the entry must have the proper variety identified.
- Lot 43: ORGANIZATION PLAN FOR GARDEN PROJECT - This project is especially for members in counties where the harvest may be over or where fruits and vegetables may not yet have matured. Using any form (i.e. computer disk with printout, poster, or notebook), member is to present their plan for planting a garden and harvesting the produce. List (or diagram) garden size and directional exposure; the location, date, and amount and variety of seed to be planted; anticipated costs for water, fertilizer, seeds and plants; and anticipated use of the harvest.
- Lot 44: VEGETABLE CREATURE - Create your own creature using a variety of fruits and vegetables. Seeds, nuts, and edible flowers are also okay. Please include the title. At least half of the creature must be from produce grown by the 4-Her.
CLASS GCD - ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE
- Lot 1: LANDSCAPE PLAN – indicating the flower, trees, and shrubs to be planted
- Lot 2: OTHER – item related to Ornamental Horticulture not listed above.
CLASS GCE - ENTOMOLOGY AND BEES
- Lot 1: BEGINNER - Box of insects containing at between 10 - 24 different adult insects, grouped in at least 2 named orders.
- Lot 2: ADVANCED: - Boxes of insects containing over 25 different adult insects, grouped in at least 3 named orders.
- Lot 3: EXTRACTED HONEY – should be in a pint jar
- Lot 4: ROUND OR SQUARE COMB HONEY – comb should be in sections approximately 4”