Beaver County Extension

4-H Food Show

4-H members have the opportunity to participate in the annual 4-H Food Show. This contest is directly related to the food nutrition project. 4-H members prepare dishes to be judged. The purpose of the contest is to have the opportunity to judge the preparation skills of the 4-H member. Date for the contest is determined at the annual calendar planning meeting in July or August. Exhibitors must be enrolled in Beaver County 4-H. Food is to be placed on a sturdy disposable plate. Enclose food and plate in a plastic bag. Name must be on bottom side of plate. No mixes expect where specified. Food will be judged on taste and food appearance. Age divisions are: Cloverbuds (5-8), Juniors (3rd (8 yrs old), 4th & 5th grades as of September 1, 2017), Intermediate (6th-8th grades as of September 1, 2017), and Seniors (9th-12th grades as September 1, 2017). For complete list of classes contact the Extension Office. 4-H members should consider the appearance and taste of items entered in the Food Show. A Foods and Cooking ID Skill-A-Thon Contest, Group Contest, and Community Service Project will be held during the Food Show. Beaver County OHCE furnishes awards for the Food Show.

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