Virtual Competitions

There are many competitions for 4-H youth to participate in at State Field Day!

State 4-H Field Day will host virtual contests.
State 4-H Field Day will host virtual contests.

VIRTUAL Contests with Required Registration

State Presentation Day

Volunteer evaluators provide written feedback to individual or teams of 4-H members on their presentations. Evaluation is criterion-based using a rubric. Types of presentations vary between demonstrations, prepared speech, interpretive reading, impromptu, and others.

  1. Youth presenters register online and select a time slot. Evaluators register online and select a time slot.
  2. During their scheduled time block, youth will log on with a computer/tablet or smart phone and present in front of a camera/webcam. 
  3. Evaluators enter scores digitally. 
  4. Awards will be announced at the Virtual Awards Ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 2021.

Photography Contest

The California 4-H Photography Competition provides an opportunity for 4-H members ages 9-18 to showcase their best photographs taken within the past 4-H year. There are no prior requirements to enter this state level competition.

  1. Submit your photos when you register.
  2. Evaluations will be completed virtually.
  3. Awards will be announced at the Virtual Awards Ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 2021.

Film Festival

Video is a medium that is both an art and a science. 4-H has been using video to promote various aspects of the program and recruit new volunteers and members. Join the members of 4-H who have already contributed to the videos on the CA 4-H YouTube channel!

  1. Submit the link to your video when you register.
  2. Evaluations will be completed virtually.
  3. Awards will be announced at the Virtual Awards Ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 2021.

Robotics Contest

Robotics can spark a youth’s interest and imagination or can be a stepping stone to a better understanding of core school subjects that can lead to rewarding careers in STEM related fields. Also, robots are FUN!

 

Interview Contest

The Interview Contest is a Public Speaking contest that gives members an opportunity to practice the real-life skill of applying for a job.

  1. Specific time slots will be decided jointly by youth & contest coordinators after the registration deadline, between May 8-22, 2021. 
  2. Results will be shared during the Awards Ceremony on May 23, 2021.
  3. Evaluation forms will be emailed by June 11, 2021 by the contest coordinator. Certificates and pins will be mailed to UCCE 4-H county offices by June 30, 2021.

4-H Plant Science Contest

The contest provides opportunities for youth to increase their knowledge of horticultural plants and horticultural/plant science techniques, expand their ability to identify various plants, and interact with other youth interested in plant science. 

 

State Fashion Revue 2021 is virtual!

Volunteer evaluators provide feedback to 4-H members on their clothing and accessory choices using criterion-based rubrics. 2021 categories are Traditional, Consumer Science Purchased $40 limit, Box Challenge, Vintage Challenge, and Cosplay Challenge. 

  • 4-H members qualify at their County Fashion Revue.
  • SFR participant registration is online April 10-30. Adult evaluator registration is online. Teen Room Host registration is online.
  • Each category and age division is assigned an evaluation time slot.
  • During their scheduled time block, youth will log on with a computer/tablet or smart phone and present in front of a camera/webcam. 
  • Evaluators enter scores digitally. 
  • Awards will be announced at the Virtual Awards Ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 2021.

A 4-H member presents with his guitar in the cultural arts category at the State 4-H Presentation Day.
A 4-H member presents with his guitar in the cultural arts category at the State 4-H Presentation Day.