Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Food Show/Challenge/Poster Contest Info

The Cherokee County 4-H Food Show/Food Challenge and Poster Contest is fast approaching.

Entry Deadline: Tuesday, November 16
Entry Fee for: Food Challenge ONLY - $7.00

County Contest: Saturday, November 20 9 AM Registration 9:30

Contest Start
Food Challenge Teams: Junior: 8 years old and in 3rd grade, 9, or 10 Intermediate: 11 to 13 years old Senior: 14 to 18 years old Mixed: consists of multiple age divisions (will not compete against other age divisions nor be eligible to advance to state). This division should only be used in the event there are too few members to make a complete team in one of the other age divisions.

Each county may enter up to 3 teams per age division. The first-placed senior team in each of the 4 food challenge food categories will advance to state. Teams advancing to state will not automatically be assigned to the same category as they were at district.

POSTER CONTEST The theme for the 2011 poster contest is *Don't Supersize Your Life: Portion Control*. Five places will be awarded in each age division. Neither entry fee nor pre-registration is required for this contest! Participants in the poster contest do not have to be entered in the Food Show nor be present to win! No entry fee or pre-registration is required to participate in this contest. There is no limit to the number of posters that each county can enter; however, each child is limited to one poster. The poster must be on a poster board that measures 28*x22*. NO FOAM BOARD OR OTHER MATERIALS PLEASE. The posters will be judged on creativity and the nutritional message that the poster conveys. This contest is open to all age divisions. We will give a ribbon to the top five places in each age division as appropriate. The following information must be included on the back of each poster: Contestant Name: County: Age Division:

District/State info and registration forms may be obtained here

No registration form for the County Contest is needed. I do them to pay by the due date, so that money is not wasted in purchasing food items.

Thanks and feel free to contact me should you have any questions!


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