DIVISION 1 – FAIR THEME DISPLAY
Rules: Displays are to be a Tri-fold.Exhibit must incorporate the current Fair theme.The 2018Theme is: “FUN FOR EVERYONE”
540101Fair Theme Club Exhibit
DIVISION 2 –CLUB GARDENING
Rules: Vegetable/Fruit Garden Exhibit will consist of 5 or more vegetables or fruits to be displayed in a container along with a trifold.Mandatory exhibit on display will include tri-fold.Exhibit may consist of photos, pictures, and drawings of developmental stages of garden and members’ participation.
DIVISION 3-CLUB STRAW BALE
Rules: Use A regular sized rectangular straw bale and decorate for outdoor display.After judging these bales will be displayed on the grounds. All parts must be attached.No loose props.Not to be part of Fair theme exhibit.Class:
540301Club Decorated Straw Bale
DIVISION 4 – PROJECT AREA CLUB
Rules: A club may choose to exhibit in 2 different project areas in the Exhibit Hall departments.Each exhibit should be displayed and entered separately on a club exhibit entry form.Exhibits
must conform to Exhibit Hall size requirements.
540401Project Area (Make sure you list each exhibit here)
DIVISION 5 – CLUB BANNERS
540501Club Banners –Must be a 3’ X 6’fabric banner and must include club name to identify your club.
DIVISION 6-ELLIS BARN STALL DISPLAY
This contest is open to clubs to have an opportunity to decorate a stall in the Ellis Barn.Stalls are to be decorated using a theme selected by the club.(Examples of themes are History of the Oakland County Fair, a safety topic, an animal care issue, what the 4 H’s stands for, etc.) There is a limit on the number of stalls available and stalls will beassigned on a first come first choice basis by the Exhibit Hall Chair.Each stall is 10’ X 10’ and will have two 8’ tables and an electric light.DO NOT use any fasteners of any type in the stalls.
Scoring:30%-overall appearance and neatness, 20%-content (visual aids) and correctness, ease of understanding, 20%-interest to Fair goers, 20%-education value, and 10%-knowledge of members on topic with judge interview.
Prizes:1st Place-$100, 2nd Place-$80, 3rd Place-$60, 4th Place-$40, 5th Place-$20
540601 Ellis Barn Stall Display
DIVISION 7 – COMMUNITY SERVICE
Rules: At least 5 of your club members must participate in a community service project to help someone (or a family in need), to assist a charitable organization in a fundraising event, or to fill a need in your community.A trifold display and notebook of this project is to follow the general rules concerning displays. Clubs may enter both classes, one entry per class.
540701Club Community Service-Single Project
540702Club Community Service-Multiple Projects
DIVISION 8 – DRILL TEAM
Rules: Drill teams may be animal groups or may consist of non-animal groups.Presentations limited to not longer than 12 minutes.
540801Horses (See Horse Schedule)
540803All other animals or non animal groups
DIVISION 9 – PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE
Rules:Each club is to follow an agenda and conduct a proper club meeting based on Robert’s Rules of Order.Presentation should be 10-15 minutes in length. Must include the following: a call to order, proper reports, at least one motion, and adjournment. Clubs must have a minimum of 5 members and a maximum of 10 to participate
DIVISION 10 – SCRAPBOOKING
An artistic display and organization in a book produced showing your club activities.
541001CLUB SCRAPBOOKING- An organization of photos and/or memorabilia artistically arranged in scrapbooking paper in a book
541002CLUB SCRAPBOOKING DISPLAY-A scrapbooking display using traditional scrapbooking tools and accessories.The display can be a framed 12X12 scrapbook page (without glass) or a 12X12 canvas.
Best of Show
DIVISION 11-DECORATED BOWLING PINS
Rules:Clubs may enter up to 3 bowling pins.See All Other Contests, Department 93 for rules.Decorated Bowling ins are due in the Fair Office by 4:00 pm, Friday, June 1st.Clubs are not eligible to win the Party Prize Package.
541101Decorated Bowling Pin
DIVISION 12 – CLUB PROJECT:“FARMERS CARE AND SO DO 4-H KIDS”
2017 Winner: Poultry Fanciers of Oakland County
Sponsored by Oakland County Farm Bureau
Purpose of Project:
1.To show and expand personal awareness of the proper handling and care of farm animal (these can be the animals raised for 4-H projects)
2.To teach the audience proper management of such animals.
3.To interview or invite local farmers to show how they care for their animals and the environment.
4.To show that farmers really do care for and about their animals.
1. Week long display
2.Cannot be the club stall exhibit
3.Set up by July 9th by 6:00 PM
4.Display will be on a 6 foot table
5.Maximum height is 48 inches
Display to show issues such as:
- proper feed and sources of feed, both natural and purchased
- predator controls, housing
dealing with aggressive traits in animals, disease and contamination
- Good habitats and shelters (both land and structures suitable for respective type of animals) fencing vs. free range issues
- anticipated time and cost of animal management
- Propagation and the handling of baby animals
- Manure management
- Does animal care differ when one is raising the animal as a pet, show animal or food source?
- Discuss what the effect of animal management might do for the environment.Address sustainability, such as using the manure as part of growing your garden.
- Add any other issues you feel are necessary to make the point that “Farmers Care and so do 4-H Kids”.
The prizes are:
1st place - $150.00; 2nd place - $125.00; 3rd place – $100.00; 4th place – $75.00; 5th place - $50.00; 6th place - $25.00
541201Farmers Care and So Do 4-H Kids