OWEN: District 4-H FCS Skill-a-thon and Consumer Judging | local news

Here are the objectives of the FCS Skill-A-Thon:

Is designed to give youth a broad perspective of FCS through competitive activities.

Provides an opportunity for members to develop life skills in a friendly but competitive setting by demonstrating the breadth of their knowledge and understanding of FCS practices and principles related to foods, sewing and housing.

Age Divisions:

Junior 3rd-7th grade (grade as of September 1, 2021)

Senior 8th-12th grade (grade as of September 1, 2021)

Contest Guidelines

Classes And Activities To Be Completed:

1. Sewing/Clothing related ID: (50 possible points) Identify from a provided list fabrics, fasteners, seams, design/cut, and other items related to apparel, fashion design, and/or sewing. Contestants will have 15 minutes to identify 25 items.

2. Interior Design/Housing related ID: (50 possible points) Identify from a provided list decorating techniques, colors, patterns, design elements and/or layouts. Contestants will have 15 minutes to identify 25 items.

3. Food/Cooking related ID: (50 possible points) Identify from a provided list appliances, utensils, spices, herbs and/or other food related items. Contestants will have 15 minutes to identify 25

items.

4. Food Nutrition Judging Class: (100 possible points) Rank two classes of four similar food related items based on a scenario provided. Classes may include snacks, menus and/or specific food items. Contestants will have 15 minutes to complete.

Entries Due:

May 5, 2022

2022 Registration

Form And $5.00 per individual Pre-Registration Required

Contest Held:

May 16, 2022

9:30 am—2:30 pm

Pontotoc County

AgriPlex

Ada, OK

Objectives of Consumer Judging:

Learn to evaluate products/services based on standards, quality and a given situation.

Learn to make wise decisions while shopping. Answer questions related to products/services.

Age Divisions:

Junior 3rd-7th grade (grade as of September 1, 2021)

Senior 8th-12th grade (grade as of September 1, 2021)

Contest Guidelines

Four classes of consumer products/services will be judged during this contest.

Each class will have a situation statement on which to base the placing of the four items in a class.

Junior and Senior participants will have a questions class in which they will take notes on a class and recall facts about the items in a class.

Entries Due:

May 5, 2022

2022 Registration

Form And $5 Fee Per Individual

Pre-Registered Required Contest Held:

May 16, 2022

9:30 am—2:30 pm

Pontotoc County

AgriPlex

Ada, OK

For more information about these and other 4-H events and activities please give us a call at 423-4120 or email me at greg.owen@okstate.edu.

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