Learning Objectives: To encourage youth to develop communication skills and demonstrate skills learned through presentations.
Rules: A written explanation of demonstration, visual aid, or copy of your speech must be submitted to the Ellis Barn Exhibit Hall by 12:00 pm on Judging Saturday. The same exhibit must not be given at Fair for more than one year. A team will consist of two or more members. Register team exhibit only once on one exhibitors’ entry form regardless of the number of exhibitors involved. Sign up for times on Judging Saturday.
Demonstration Time: Individual presentation should be 5-15 minutes in length. Team presentation should be 10 -20 minutes in length.
Public Speaking Time: Speeches should be from 4-10 minutes in length. Maximum of one individual entry and one team entry per exhibitor.
Placings and Awards:
Divisions 1-2: 1-6 Strip Ribbons and Premium Money.
Best of Show: 1-6 Rosettes, First Place- $5.00 and Trophy
DIVISION 1 – DEMONSTRATION
An oral demonstration or public talk using props or visual aides to convey the exhibitors point.
690101 5-7 years old (competitive)
690102 8-11 years old
690103 12-14 years old
690104 15-19 years old
690105 Team 5-7 years old (competitive)
690106 Team Demonstration 8-11 years old
690107 Team Demonstration12-14 years old
690108 Team Demonstration 15-19 years old
Best of Show
DIVISION 2- SPEAKING SKILLS
An exhibitor speaks or makes a presentation to a group in public.
690201 Public Speaking no aids
690202 Illustrated Talk posters, slides, etc.
690203 Sign Language written script for judge
Best of Show