Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging
The Consumer Decision Making Contest teaches 4-H'ers how to observe, compare and make decisions based on facts collected. It also provides experience in organizing thoughts and defending decisions with oral reasons. In this contest, 4-H'ers learn to rank articles or products over others based on standards and quality, 4-H'ers will evaluate consumer items and tell why they think one is better than the other.
Juniors (5th- 8th Grade)
- Judge four classes of items and give oral reasons on one class.
- Give a 30 second or less commercial promoting cotton. Must have a 14x22 poster (half a sheet of poster paper) to accompany commercial. Costumes may be used.
Seniors (9th- 12th Grade)
- Judge four classes of items and give oral reason on one class.
- Give a 1.5 minute or less speech PSA (Public Service Announcement) about cotton. Be creative. No visuals allowed. Costumes may be used.