Events & Activities
Description of events and activities held in the county and state. For specific dates please see the events page.
Oakwood Mall Day (January)
County Talks and Demos (January or Fabruary)
4-Hers prepare a demonstration, a team demonstration or talk. They present to a judge and audience of their peers. They may also participate in impromtu speaking where they are given a topic and given 10 minutes to prpare a 4-6 minute speech about that topic. They are awarded a blue, red or white ribbon based on how well they did.
Length of Oral Presentations:
9-11 years old: 2-4 minutes
12-14 years old: 3-5 minutes
15 and older: 5-7 minutes
Illustrated Talk or Power Point Illustrated Talk
9-11 year olds: 3-5 minutes
12-14 years old: 4-6 minutes
15 and older: 5-12 minutes
Powerpoint: 5-7 minutes
9-11 years old: 5-7 minutes
12 and older: 5-12 minutes
Kids Helping Kids Campaign (February)
Together with the McDonald's, 4-Hers collect donations for the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald Mc Donald House benefits children by providing a 'home away from home' for families with critically ill or injured children receiving medical treatment.
Impressive Dress/Fashion Revue/Job Rediness (April)
This event is open to all Kingfisher County 4-H members. Age categories include: Beginner (9-11); Intermediate (12-14) and Advanced (15-19) Each event will be evaluated using the Danish System of judging, then a ranking system in each category/class will occur. The top four overall garments in the Intermediate and Advanced divisions will be eligible to represent Kingfisher County at State 4-H Roundup.
Cloverbuds can enter the “4-H wear” category: they will choose out of their closets an outfit appropriate for a 4-H event. Cloverbuds will be asked to say their name and what town they are from and what their favorite 4-H activity is.
Personal appearance is a strong form of non-verbal communication. The clothes you wear and the way you wear them forms an impression—good or bad. The purpose of the Impressive Dress program is to help 4-H’ers learn life-long skills to improve personal appearance.
Preferably, the garments are chosen from the 4-H’ers existing wardrobe. They can be purchased or homemade. Participants will be evaluated on the entire outfit.
Age categories include: Beginner (9-11), Intermediate (12-14) & Advanced (15-19).
Each age group is eligible to enter any of the following categories: Active Sportswear, Casual Wear & Dress Wear
Each participant should be prepared to answer one to three questions from the judge.
Age Divisions (age as of January 1 of the current 4-H year)
Intermediate 13-14 years old
Senior 15 and over
1. Retail Sales: could include discount stores, department stores, specialty stores, grocery stores, farm supply stores, gardening and nursery, bookstores, etc.
2. Services: could include full-service restaurants, fast food, day care, automotive service and repair, farm/ranch workers, contractor/construction worker, photography, hair stylists, etc.
3. Home-Based Type Businesses: baby-sitting, housekeeping, catering service, lawn care and maintenance, home repair/maintenance, custom sewing, pet care, word processing, etc.
4. Office Work: clerical, filing, receptionist, etc.
5. Health Care: nursing homes, hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies, etc.
6. Others: Please specify job type. Should be a job that does not fit into one of the above categories.
1. Select a job in which you have an interest. Select a position for which you are qualified. Use factual information about yourself and an actual job throughout the application process and interview.
2. Select the category most appropriate for the job.
3. To enter this event submit the following in one letter-size file folder by the entry deadline:
a. Job specification sheet with the name of the firm, firm size, job title, short job description, hours, wages and job within that company.
b. Resume' or Personal Data Sheet (Design your own or use optional form).
c. Letter of application addressed to firm as indicated on job specification sheet.
d. The following information must be on the upper left corner of the file folder: name of participant, club, name of job category.
4. All materials must be the work of participant.
5. Participants will be evaluated on being dressed in appropriate attire for the interview and type of job.
6. Each participant will participate in a 10-12 minute interview. Sample questions are available; however, evaluators may ask other questions.
7. After the interview, the participant will have 15 minutes to compose an interview follow-up letter. The participant may bring one note card with the name and address of the prospective employer. The letter must be written in black or blue ink. Paper will be provided, but participants must provide their own pens. The letter should include:
a. Appreciation for the interview.
b. Further information not stated during the interview, if any.
c. Whether or not the participant is still interested in the job.
State Record Books Due (April)
Jr. Round Up (June)
4-H Camp (June)
County Record Books Due (June 30)
State Volunteers Conference (July)
State 4-H Round Up (July)
County Fair (August)
National 4-H Month (October)
District Leadership Conference (October)
Pumpkin Carving/Fright Night (October)
Share the Fun (November)
4-Hers put together skits, sing, dance or any other talent they may have. They can do it as an individual, in a small group (2-4 people) or in a large group (5+ people). The length of the acts should not exceed six minutes! There will be a penalty of 10% for an infraction of the time limit (4 minute minimum, 6 minute maximum). Ten (10) minutes total time will be allowed for any one act. This means time to set up and clear the stage should be 4 minutes or less. Winners go on the districts in Fairview.