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Consumer Choices

Information pertaining to the Mountrail County Consumer Choices Contests.

Consumer Choices Coach

Sharon Smith

PO Box 40

Stanley, ND 58784

Phone: 701-628-2835

email: Sharon.A.Smith@ndsu.edu

Every day you make choices. It might be what you are going to eat, what you are going to wear, or what to buy. Consumer Choices teaches you how to make decisions based on information that you have learned and studied and on facts that you have collected. It can also help you learn to defend your decisions.

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.

Consumer Choices is divided into three age categories (ages as of September 1 of the current 4-H year).

  • Beginner - ages 8-10 (10 year olds may participate in either the beginner or junior age division).
  • Junior - ages 11-13 (13 year olds may participate in either the junior or senior age division).
  • Senior - ages 14-19

Consumer Choices

Consumer Choices Workout

A workout will be held prior to the contest on Friday, June 21 at 11:00 am at the Ambulance Building in Parshall.

Consumer Choices Contests

County Contest - June 21, Ambulance Building, Parshall (11 am - Workout; 1 pm - Contest) Bring a sack lunch.

District Contest - Monday, July 15, North Central Research Center, Minot (9:00 am to 12:00 noon)

State Contest - Tuesday, July 23, Minot (North Dakota State Fair)

Please preregister by June 19 if you plan to participate. Call 628-2835 or email NDSU.Mountrail.Extension@ndsu.edu

4-H Consumer Choices Links

This will link you to the Study Guides and Practice Classes for this year's Consumer Choices Contest as well as the Consumer Choices Publication, which explains the program.

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