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Communications Arts Contest

This event has 2 age/grade divisions - Junior which is 8 years old and/or finishing or completed third grade through sixth grade, and senior which is a youth who is finishing or completed seventh through their final year of 4-H. LOTS of types of speeches to do individually or as a team. PLUS - there is a Cloverbud division. The youth will learn self esteem and self confidence by participating in this event that has areas to accommodates any interest or ability. Presentation ability is very important in the adult world and this is a great way to learn it. Juniors and Seniors may also advance on to the District or State or even national competitions.

NDSU Information Site

The above site has all the descriptions, some suggestions, some help topics, and the evaluation forms the judges use. 


Stutsman County Fairgrounds              Russ Melland Building


Please follow all the directions and safety regulations as we are wanting to have a safe and fun event.  Remember - participation is voluntary and NDSU Extension does not guarantee participants are fully protected from COVID-19 exposure. We will be following the guidelines and taking every precaution.



Online Registration Form

Paper Registration form (includes Project Expo)


Registration deadline is June 15

Communication Arts & Project Expo are combined  - take a look at the registration form for more details.  Come on out and talk about it!!  High point junior and high point senior awards will be given!!!


The flyer will give you a brief description of each of the categories with the requirements and information on usage and attire while the rule book will go in to more detail and gives you an example of the evaluations sheets used by the judges.

2020 Communication Arts Info Flyer

This is the 2020 Communication Arts Rule Book

Helpful Info #1

Helpful Info #2

Click for the evaluation sheets used for each of the categories

You can see what the judges are looking for in each of the categories and see how your presentation will be judged

The 2019 Communication Arts Program

This is the program printed for the contest

2019 High Point Senior & Junior

Victoria ChristensenMadison Hofmann


 2019 Comm Arts Participants


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