Thursday, April 27, 2017

Art Contest Available to ALL 4-H Members

June is Dairy Month and all 4-H members are invited to submit original artwork for the 4-H poster contest. Youth ages 9-19 may submit. This year's theme is "Get More with Milk" and entries are due June 1st to the Orange Extension office.

Make sure your entries follow all the rules in order to be eligible to compete in the state contest.

  1. Poster must be on standard poster board and must be of uniform size - 14” X 22” - other sizes are ineligible.
  2. Use slogan and stick to theme.
  3. Newspaper and film cartoon characters may not be used.
  4. Posters must contain only original, hand-drawn artwork done by the participant. Computer-generated artwork and text are not acceptable and will result in disqualification of the poster.
  5. Do not attach items thicker than the poster board to the poster.
  6. Get ideas from television, magazines, parents, and friends. Study pictures from your grocery store, dairy plant, dairy nutrition council, or milk cooperatives for additional ideas.
  7. Keep it simple and to the point.
  8. Complete a contest entry form and tape/paste it on the back of your poster in the upper right corner.