Solano 4-H
University of California
Solano 4-H

Presentation Day

4-H Pres Day 2018 Logo

Presentation Day

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Rio Vista High School
410 S 4th St.
Rio Vista, CA 94571

Check in begins at 9:15 a.m.

Registration Deadline:  Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Late or incomplete registrations will be allowed to participate in the event,
but will not be eligible for awards.

Questions:  Contact Valerie Williams at vawilliams@ucanr.edu

 ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Deadline:  Tuesday, February 13, 2018, by 9 a.m.

Entry is only available online, via the form links below:

4-H Presentation Day 2018 INDIVIDUAL Registration Form 
4-H Presentation Day 2018 TEAM Registration Form 
4-H Presentation Day 2018 SHARE THE FUN Registration Form

WHO MAY ENTER:  All 4-H members are invited to enter.  Primary members 5 through 8 years of age, by December 31, 2017, may enter a presentation, but will not be evaluated.  4-H members may enter in either the individual or team categories.  Additionally the 4-H member may be a member of a Share the Fun team. 

Dual Entries:  Members who qualify for both State Fashion Revue and State Presentation Day should be aware of additional participant rules.  If you sign-up for a Share the Fun presentation, you cannot compete in the State Fashion Revue.  Share the Fun and State Fashion Revue conflict too much to accommodate participation in both.  All other Presentation participants can participate in both contests.

IMPORTANT, PLEASE NOTE!  If you enter and then are unable to participate, please notify Valerie at vawilliams@ucanr.edu, before the day of the event.

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY

8:45 AM   Orientation for Evaluators and Room Hosts
9:15 AM   Presenters arrive and report to assigned rooms
9:45 AM   Opening assembly
10:00 AM   Presentations begin
1:30 PM   Awards assembly (Time is approximate)
2:00 PM   On your way home (Time is approximate)

Throughout the day:

Downtime Activities:

  • Cards For Veterans - Rio Vista 4-H Members
  • Legos - Rio Vista 4-H Leadership
  • Yarn Wrapped Clovers - Rio Vista 4-H Leadership

Community Service:

Donation of Red Yarn
Little Hats Big Hearts - National Heart Association in connection with the Children's Heart Foundation: Bringing Awareness to American Heart Health month by knitting and crocheting Red Hats for babies born in the February with heart condition/complication. The organizations have a volunteer team that  takes donations of yarn to make the hats. For those that would like to knit a hat, they will gladly accept those donations as well. Please go to www.heart.og/littlehatsbighearts for patterns and sizes.

-Yarn Specifics-
1. color: red
2. Fabric Type: Cotton and/or Acrylic
3. Weight: Medium to Heavy
4. Machine Washable & Machine Dryable

- Participating Hospitals in our Area-
1. Sutter Medical Center
2. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
3. Kaiser Permanente
4. St. Joseph's Memorial Hospital
5. Regional Medical Center
6. St. John's Regional Medical Center
7. San Joaquin Community Hospital
8. Dignity Health

Types of Presentations

There are many different types of presentations, which allow the participant to choose the format most appropriate to their topic and goals.

  • Demonstration
  • Illustrated Talk
  • Science or Engineering Presentation
  • Educational Display Talk
  • Informative Prepared Speech
  • Persuasive Prepared Speech
  • Impromptu Speech (Topic list can be found here)
  • Interpretive Reading
  • Share the 4-H Fun Skits
  • Cultural Arts

Each of these presentation types is described in detail in the California 4-H Presentation Manual; blank copies of the rubrics that are used to score each type of presentation can also be found there.  Example videos of each presentation type can be found at http://4h.ucanr.edu/Projects/Leadership/PublicSpeaking/

Special Recognition at 2018 STATE 4-H PRESENTATION DAY:

California 4-H offers thematic recognition pins for youth who participate at State 4-H Presentation Day and focus their presentations on one of the four focus areas below. Participants may only choose one focus area for their presentation, and the area must be the primary topic of the presentation.

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM): Electronic Accessories
  • Healthy Living: Meaningfulness
  • Citizenship: Personal Development
  • Positive Youth Development: Sparks

All presentation formats are eligible; except Impromptu Speech. Please visit Recognition Opportunities for more information, including complete descriptions, resources, and eligibility requirements.

For more information on State Field Day please click on this link.

Deadline for Evaluators:
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, by 9 a.m.

4-H Presentation Day 2018 Evaluators & Room Host Registration Form

Each club must supply THREE people to evaluate and at least
ONE room host on Solano County 4-H Presentation Day.
IN ADDITION, for every TWO entries, each club must supply 1 evaluator.

Teen evaluators must be at least 16 years of age and have previously given a presentation.  Room Hosts must be 12 years old or above and have previously given a presentation. Orientation of evaluators and room hosts will be held at 8:45 AM the morning of the event.

You will be receiving a packet of orientation materials via email prior to the event.

Lunch:  You may bring a sack lunch.
Food items will be available for purchase.

FOOD BOOTH MENU

BREAKFAST

Muffins/Pastries     $1.00
Coffee/Hot Cocoa  $1.00

LUNCH

   À la
Carte

Meal**
Taco Plate
$6.00 $7.00
Chicken Sandwich
$5.00 $6.00
Nachos with Meat
$5.00 $6.00
Nachos $2.00 $3.00
Hot Dog $2.00 $3.00
Chips $1.00  
Water or Soda $1.00  
Cookies         2 for $1.00  
Candy $1.00  

**Meal Deal - Includes Chips and a beverage.

All proceeds from food sales will benefit the Rio Vista 4-H Club.

Driving Directions, follow the 4-H arrow signs:

From Benicia/Vallejo: Take I-80 E. Take CA-12 E to Rio Vista. Make a slight right onto Main St. Turn right onto South 7th St. Continue on South 7th St. until it dead ends. Turn left into the high school parking lot.

Fairfield/Suisun: Take CA-12 E to Rio Vista. Make a slight right onto Main St. Turn right onto South 7th St. Continue on South 7th St. until it dead ends. Turn left into the high school parking lot.

From Vacaville:  Take Fry Rd to CA-113 S. Turn right onto CA-113 S. Turn left onto CA-12 E. Continue on CA-12 E to Rio Vista.   Make a slight right onto Main St. Turn right onto South 7th St. Continue on South 7th St. until it dead ends. Turn left into the high school parking lot.

From Dixon:  Take CA-113 S. Turn left onto CA-12 E. Continue on CA-12 E to Rio Vista. Make a slight right onto Main St. Turn right onto South 7th St. Continue on South 7th St. until it dead ends. Turn left into the high school parking lot.

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