General Rules for Youth Fair 2011
th grades. All participants may enter as many entries in each category as they want. No entry fees will be charged. th, on Friday, January 14th from 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM and on Saturday, January 15th from Noon to 4:00 PM for public viewing.th grade.
1. All entries must be ORIGINAL works of the PARTICIPANT MADE AFTER THE 2010 Youth Fair. (January 16, 2010)
2. All entries will be under the control and guidance of the Youth Fair Committee. This Committee has the right to reclassify any entry if they feel it is in the best interest of the entry. ALL entries should be appropriate for ALL age groups to view. It will be left to the discretion of the appropriate Superintendent to determine if an exhibit is in good taste for public display. Under NO circumstances will this committee be responsible for damage or loss of entries during the show.
3. Entry tags for each category will be furnished by the Superintendent of each category.
4. Age Divisions: Any youth K-12 enrolled in San Saba County Schools or that is home schooled in San Saba County is eligible to participate. Age divisions for all categories are as follows: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
5. It will be the responsibility of the Exhibitor to inquire at the County Extension Office or the Principal’s of your school or on the web at http://san-saba-tx.tamu.edu/for copies of the rules and requirements.
6. It will be the responsibility of the Exhibitor to check in their entry to the San Saba Civic Center between 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Thursday, January 13, 2011 and to pick up all entries between 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, January 15, 2011. All unclaimed entries will be taken care of at the discretion of the Youth Fair Committee.
7. No entries will be received after 4:30 PM on Thursday, January, 13, 2011. No one will be allowed in the Civic Center until judging is complete. The Civic Center will be open from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM on the 13
8. Entries will be judged according to standards set by each category Superintendent.
9. AWARDS: Ribbons will be awarded in each class in all categories. First through Fifth Places will receive a ribbon and participation ribbons will be given to those not placing. Final decisions rest with the judges. The overall winner of each category will be presented with a Rosette Ribbon and $25.00. This award is open to all ages, youth K-12
CAKES: 1. Iced, 2. Non-Iced, 3. Cupcakes (6 per entry), 4. Decorated Cakes
CANDY (1 dozen)
DRIED FOODS: 1. Meat, 2. Fruit, 3. Vegetable
1. Food items will be judged on the basis of quality, texture, appearance and flavor characteristics of its class.
2. All foods must be covered with clear plastic wrap or something similar.
3. A copy of the recipe should be taped to the top of the food. The Exhibitor’s name should be on the back side of the recipe. The recipe will be used for the cookbook.
4. No foods requiring refrigeration will be accepted.
5. Participants entering the food division of the Youth Fair will have the opportunity to sell their entries. First, Second & Third place entries can be sold at a minimum of $10.00 – Fourth, Fifth and Participant entries can be sold at a minimum of $5.00. Purchasers can exceed the recommended price if they so desire. Food category items sold can be taken when they are purchased on Friday or Saturday.
HISTORY: 1 Dimensional
HISTORY: 3 Dimensional
SCIENCE: 1 Dimensional
SCIENCE: 3 Dimensional
MISC: 1 Dimensional
MISC: 3 Dimensional
Use the scientific method (Observe the situation, form a concept, text concept, and conclusion) for Class C & D if appropriate.
Main idea should be clear.
Example of one dimensional: a report on Jim Bowie; Example of 3 dimensional: a bridge built out of toothpicks.
· People (portraits, candid, etc.)
· Animals- Wildlife
· Animals – Domestic
· Elements of Design
· Details & Macro
· Digital Darkroom
· Night Photography
· Dominant Color
B. PHOTO GROUPING/PHOTO STORY
· (Same classes as Single Photo)
Overall Winners will be eligible for the State 4-H Photography Contest held at Texas A&M University.
Photo must be taken by the youth.
No labeling permitted on single photographs or photo groupings. No slides permitted.
A. FREE HAND B. 3D C. COLLAGE
1. Try to be sure the ‘Main Idea’ of your poster is easily recognized by others who will view it.
2. You may use any size or color of poster board you wish. Entry MUST be on poster board to qualify for the poster category.
3. A 3D (three dimensional) poster is described as one that has length, width and depth.
OILS & ACRYLICS
PEN & INK/PENCIL
MULTI-MEDIA (consists of using 2 or more mediums from the other categories – example: Charcoal/Pastel
All works of art will be done strictly by the Exhibitor.
The signature on any signed art work will be neatly covered by a blank business size card. Please make sure the signature is the appropriate size.
Framing and / or matting will not be considered by the judges – only the work of art.
MODELS (made from kits)
CREATE-A-CARD 1. Computer Made or 2. Hand Made
1. All items must be a finished project and ready for use.
2. Articles must be entered in the class describing the primary skill used in crafting the article.
Consists of one 5" x 7" or one 8" x 10" photo mounted on poster board/heavy cardboard the same size as the print. Consists of three to six photos mounted on poster board/heavy cardboard. Photos should depict a sequence or communicate a message.
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