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Communication Arts Contest

When Feb 22, 2020
from 08:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where Grace Lutheran School, 1025 14th Ave S, Fargo
Contact Name
Contact Phone 701-241-5700
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CommunicationArts (Green)


When: Saturday, February 22, 2020

Where: Grace Lutheran School, 1025 14th Ave S, Fargo

Time: 8:00 am to approx. 1:00 pm


  • Senior (grades 7th and up)
  • Junior (grades 3rd - 6th)
  • Cloverbud (grades K - 2nd)

Registration Opens: Monday, January 27, 2020

Registration Closes: Friday, February 14, 2020

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

Must Read!!   Communication Arts Categories, Rules & Guideline (detailed) -coming soon!


New Categories

  • FishTank: Youth Entrepreneurship
  • Cloverbud Recitation
  • Demonstration
  • Illustrated Talk
  • Speech (Includes Prepared and Impromptu)
  • Interpretive Reading (Includes Humorous and Serious)
  • Dramatic Presentation
  • Mass Media Presentation (Includes Broadcasting and Commercial)
  • Electronic Presentation (Includes Video Production, Website Design and Software Presentation) 

It is recommended that a youth uses their own creativity and originality in preparing public presentations. Youth are encouraged not to use presentations that have been used in previously judged competitions.

4-H Dress Code Required:

  • All 4-H participants must wear a solid white, gray or green shirt/blouse with a 4-H emblem prominently displayed and securely  fastened on the front.
  • 4-H dress code t-shirts for $10 or polo shirts for $14 or 4-H Emblem patches for $1 can be purchased from the County Extension Office.


  • Cloverbud: Youth finishing or completed Kindergarten through 2nd grade - ONLY eligible for Cloverbud Recitation category 
  • Junior: Youth finishing or completed 3rd grade through 6th grade
  • Senior: Youth finishing or completed 7th grade or higher


  • Everyone will receive a participation ribbon.
  • Winners will be named in each category and will go on to compete in the District Communication Arts Contest in June in Cass County.


For more information and questions, please contact:
Sarah McNaughton, NDSU Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development
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