District Project Achievement
What is 4-H Project Achievement?
It's skills for a lifetime. 4-H’ers pick a project area of interest, research the topic, write a presentation, and then present the presentation to others. 7th-12th graders add a record keeping component that highlights the work they have done in their project area and community service. Project areas range from computers to outdoor survival to cooking to workforce preparations and career development.
Cotton Boll Consumer Judging
Combine shopping with learning and what do you get?
Cotton Boll Consumer Judging. This competition teaches youth to make sound shopping decisions and develop reasoning skills. Competition consist of 4 classes of products that students judge based on a fictional scenario selecting the product that best meets the need of the scenario and gives verbal reasons for their selection in one of the classes.
Poultry judging is an evaluation event in which students learn and understand standards used in poultry and egg production and marketing, and to apply the standards in a realistic decision-making situation.
During the contest, participants judge both live specimens and market poultry, identify parts of birds already prepared for market, and evaluate eggs as to their quality and readiness for market.