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Clothing & Fiber Arts Event

When Jun 13, 2018
from 12:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Hartl Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds
Contact Name Cass County Extension Office
Contact Phone 701-241-5700
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Clothing Event


When: Thursday, June 13, 2019

Where: Hartl Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds

Time: 12 noon to 7:00 pm (Check in by 6:00 pm)

Who: Teen (Age 13 & Older)
          Preteen (Age 8 to 12)
          Cloverbud (Age 5 to 7)

Deadline to Register: Friday, June 7, 2019

Register by: Logging into your family account - https://nd.4honline.com 

Who May Enter

Any youth enrolled in a 4-H project related to clothing and sewing, fiber arts and/or home environment.
  • Preteen - ages 8 to 12 as of September 1st
  • Teen - ages 13 to 18 as of September 1st
  • Cloverbud - ages 5 to 7 (Non-competitive, COUNTY LEVEL and Can ONLY enter in the Decorate Your Duds category)



Multiple entries per category allowed. Multiple categories allowed. Please bring the appropriate completed fact sheet along to the contest and any accessories to model with your garment/item. Sew & Show and Make & Show require a pattern guide also to be brought to the contest. 
Sew & Show
    • Garments that are sewn.
    • COUNTY ONLY OPTION: Garments and other wearable items utilizing fiber arts and textile techniques other then sewing. Items can be crocheted, knitted or other needlework techniques, etc. Preteens are required to make one piece and teens are required to make two pieces or one major piece. 
Buy & Show 
    • Garments that are purchased.
Decorate Your Duds
    • Embellishing a garment and/or embellished accessories.
The $15 Challenge
    • Spending $15 or less on a complete outfit from garage sales, consignment stores or thrift stores.
Make & Show
    • Non-wearable items that can be sewn, crocheted, knitted, etc. 


Grand & Reserve champions will be selected for each age division in each category: Sew & Show, Buy & Show and Decorate Your Duds winners can participate in the North Dakota State Fair in Minot on Monday, July 23, 2018. Winners participating at the State Fair level can only compete in one category. 

The $15 Challenge winners are eligible to participate in the Buy & Show category at the State Fair.

Make & Show and the County Option in the Sew & Show category are not eligible for State Fair. 


Clothing Revue and announcement of winners will be held at the Red River Valley Fair. All participants are strongly encouraged to participate in the Clothing Revue at the Red River Valley Fair  (located in the Foltz Special Events Center.)

 **4-H Dress Code is NOT Required**


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