Nation 4-H Week Display and Poster Contests

National 4-H Week Display Contest 

In an effort to promote 4-H, the Lincoln County 4-H Leaders’ Association, Inc. Board of Directors encourages 4-H families and clubs to put up displays promoting 4-H during National 4-H Week.

2020 Display Contest Information

Rules and Restrictions

    • Open to ALL Lincoln County 4-H clubs and families
    • All displays must be visible for the public to see (front yards, store windows, lobby displays, etc.) the entire week of October 4-10. (They can be inside or outside.)
    • Displays will be judged at the October meeting of the 4-H Board of Directors.
    • Only one (1) display per family and/or club may be entered. (A family may do their own display, plus help their club make one.)
    • Displays will be judged on eye appeal, neatness, originality and conveying a clear message about the Lincoln County 4-H Centennial.

Requirements

    • It needs to include
    • A clear message about the Lincoln County 4-H Centennial: 100 years of Lincoln County 4-H, A Century of Growing with Lincoln County 4-H or something similar!
    • Contact information of website (“bit.ly/JoinLC4H”) or phone (“715-539-1072”).
    • Displays will be judged at the October 4-H Board of Directors meeting.
    • Only one (1) display per family and/or club may be entered. Therefore, a family may do their own display, plus help their club make one.
    • Do not place anything over the 4-H Clover. It must be only in green, black or gold/yellow.

To enter:

    • Email rebecca.kludy@wisc.edu with
      • A picture of the display
      • Name of club or family
      • Names of all who helped make the display
      • Where the display is located
    • Entries must be received by Monday, October 12th.
    • Displays must be up the entire week of Oct 4-10.

Prizes!

Family entry    Club entry
1st—$10           1st—$15
2nd—$6          2nd—$10
3rd—$4            3rd—$5


2020 Poster Contest Information

Rules and Restrictions

  • Open to ALL Lincoln County 4-H Members
  • Must be done by the individual
  • Limit: 2 Entries (one per theme)
  • Correct use of the 4-H Clover
  • NO copyrighted materials
  • The following information must be added to the top right corner on the BACK of the poster
    • Name
    • Address
    • Club
    • Current Grade

Poster Requirements:

Poster Board—Any color
Size—14” x 22” (Vertical or Horizontal)
4-H Clover—Do not place anything over it. Must be only in green, black or gold/yellow.
Contact information—Website (bit.ly/JoinLC4H) or phone number (715-539-1072)

Helpful Advice:

Theme: Does the poster attract attention?  Is the message brief and direct?
Simplicity: Is the poster limited to one idea and readable at a glance?
Originality: Does the poster convey and original idea? An common idea in a new way?
Appearance: Is the poster well balanced and neatly done? Does it cover the whole board?  Is it free from smudges? Do the images need outlining?  Step back 8-10 feet, can you read it and can you still see what all the pictures are?

Themes:

Lincoln County 4-H Centennial – Tell us why you love it!
Join or Promote 4-H – Tell why Lincoln County 4-H is the best!

Divisions:

Cloverbud (K-2nd grade)
Junior (3rd-5th grade)
Intermediate (6th – 8th grade)
Senior (9th – 13th grade)

Prizes!

Each poster will receive a ribbon (Cloverbuds—participation only) and
every 4-Her that submits a poster will be entered into a drawing to win 4-H Swag!

Posters will be displayed on Facebook and at TB Scott Library.

 

 

 

 

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