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County Contests



Communication Arts

To help participants develop communication skills that will be useful throughout a lifetime.
2018 Dickey County Communication Arts Contest Sunday, March 18, 2018.

2018-19 County Communication Arts Information and Registration

2019 District Communication Arts Contest:
        Verona Community Center, Verona,ND
        Thursday June 3, 2019
        9:00 a.m.. - Registration
        9:30 a.m. - Contest Begins


 Consumer Choices

The 4-H Consumer Choices Contest can help you practice making decisions by matching your knowledge, skills and abilities against those of others. You will learn to rank articles or products over others based on standards and quality. The 2018 Dickey County Consumer Choice Contest will be at 1:30pm, Friday, July 12, at the Dickey County Fairground.


 Clothing & Fiber Arts Contest

Clothing Revue includes entries for Buy & Show, Sew & Show, and Decorate Your Duds categories.  Buy & Show participants purchase or recycle a major item of clothing which relates to a wardrobe plan.  Sew & Show participants construct half or more of clothing that is modeled.  Decorate Your Duds participants create embellishments for a garment or accessory. The 2017 Dickey County Clothing Review Contest will be judged on Thursday, July 11 with the style show on Sunday July 14 at 12:00 noon at the Dickey County Fairgrounds  
            Thursday, July 11 - Judging 4-H Member Entries 3:00-5:00 p.m.
            Thursday, July 11 - Judging Clovrbud Entries 5:00-7:00 p.m.
            Sunday, July 14 - Public Style Show 12:00 noon


Favorite Food Revue

To allow participants to share their favorite meal showing what they have learned in menu planning and using nutritional recommendations.  Cloverbuds (ages 5-7) may show a correct place setting for their display.  This contest is held in Dickey County only and will not advance further.


Project Expo

Project Expo provides youth with an experience in planning, preparing and displaying an article or an educational exhibit. It is an opportunity for self-expression both verbally and visually. Project Expo also provides the opportunity to share with others what has been learned in the specific project. June 10, 2018, Oakes in conjunction with Irrigation Days.


Project Expo Power Point Presentation


Fish Tank

4-H Youth Fish Tank is inspired by the ABC hit show Shark Tank.  This is a chance for young entrepreneurs to share their business ideas or products with local experienced business owners.  It is a planned business pitch that explains what the product is, why a consumer would want it, what the cost ration is, and how the product is better than similar products on the market.




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