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Glenn County

Presentation Day

4-H Presentation Day Registration


2017 Presenter Entry Form Link:

2017 Judge/Room Coordinator

Entry Form Link:


What is a 4-H Presentation?

A presentation is a method used to communicate an idea by showing and/or telling. It can be a demonstration or a talk that uses posters and other visual aids. A

4-H Presentation helps you learn to:

  • Research a subject
  • Organize ideas in a logical order
  • Be a teacher and practice public speaking skills


2016 Presentation Matrix

Who can give a Presentation?

All 4-H'ers are encouraged to prepare a presentation to share their knowledge, enhance their public speaking skills and compete for awards.


How to Prepare for a Presentation?

A presentation may be a demonstration, illustrated talk, science or engineering presentation, educational display talk, impromptu speech, informative or persuasive prepared speech, interpretive reading, share the 4-H fun skits, and cultural arts.

When selecting a topic be sure you are familiar with the topic or have an interest in the topic. It is important to start to prepare your presentation and practice weeks in advance.

For more details and judges rubrics refer to the Presentation Manual Version Oct. 2016.

Be sure to complete the survey as detailed and accurate as possible by the registration deadline. Expect to see registration available in December.


What Awards are Given?

At the event, you will compete with other 4-H members by age divisions for awards.

Awards available include gold medal, blue medal, or a red or white certificate.

Primary members (5-8 years old) will not be judged, and all will receive participation awards.

  • Carell Kolousek Memorial Award

The "highest" scoring presenter will have their name engraved on the Carell Kolousek Memorial plaque.

  • A. W. Bramwell Memorial Trophy

The A. W. Bramwell Memorial Trophy is engraved with the name of the best beginner presenter. This special award is for 4th and 5th graders giving a judged demonstration at the county level for the first time. Former primary members who have given previous presentations are eligible.

  • Perpetual 4-H Club Demonstration Trophy

The 4-H Club with the highest presentation points will have their name added to the Perpetual 4-H Club Demonstration Trophy. Clubs will earn points as follows:

The % of club members who give presentations

Plus 5 points for each gold medalist

Plus 3 points for each blue medalist

Plus 2 points for each older member judging or emceeing the event

Plus 2 points for each primary member participating


What if I cannot make the County Presentation Day?

You can make up the Presentation Day by:

  • Participating in the Tehama County Presentation Day
  • Present at a service organization and complete the Presentation Make-up Form. It must be signed by an Organization Officer and must have an audience minimum of 8 members.
  • Present at the Council Meeting (must be added to the agenda which is created at least 48 hours prior to the meeting). 

Please download the Presentation Day Make-up Form 2017, complete it and turn it in to your community club key leader by April 13, 2017.

Judges, Room Coordinators, Emcees are always Needed

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If you have any questions, contact your 4-H Club Key Leader or the UCCE Office.

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