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Anna Sorensen, Conejo-Simi 4-H, Ventura County

California State Field Day 2019

State 4-H Presentation Day (pre-qualification and pre-registration required) REGISTER by May 15, 2019: Volunteer evaluators provide written feedback to individual or teams of 4-H members on their presentations. Evaluation is criterion-based using a rubric. Types of presentations vary between demonstrations, prepared speech, interpretive reading, impromptu, and others. 

Interview Contest (pre-registration required)  Register by May 15, 2019.
The Interview Contest is a Public Speaking contest that gives members an opportunity to practice the real-life skill of applying for a job. 2018 Interview Job Descriptions are updated.  2019 Job Descriptions

State 4-H Fashion Revue (pre-qualification and pre-registration required)
Participant Registration by May 15, 2019
Evaluator Registration
Volunteer evaluators provide feedback on 4-H members’ clothing and accessory choices using criterion-based rubrics. Categories are Traditional, Consumer Science Purchased, Upcycled, See It Sew It Challenge, and Retro/Vintage Challenge. Open to the public are multiple service, craft, judging and fashion activities, and a fashion show. Organized by a committee of youth and adult volunteers who work throughout the year on all aspects of the event.

State 4-H Photography Contest (pre-registration required) 4-H Photography Contest logo
Register by May 15, 2019
4-H members may submit two photographs in various categories.

State 4-H Film Festival (pre-registration required)
Register by May 15, 20194-H Film Festival logo
Video is a medium that is both an art and a science. 4-H has been using video to promote various aspects of the program and recruit new volunteers and members. Join the members of 4-H who have already contributed to the videos on the CA 4-H YouTube channel!

4-H Robotics Competition (pre-registration recommended) REGISTER by May 15, 2019.
Robotics can spark a youth’s interest and imagination or can be a stepping stone to a better understanding of core school subjects that can lead to rewarding careers in STEM related fields. Also, robots are FUN!

NEW!! 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl (pre-registration required) REGISTER by May TBD
Teams of 4-5 youth ages 14-19 compete in this buzz-in style quiz contest. Test your knowledge in swine, sheep, beef, goat, poultry, rabbit, dairy and small animal production, and current events in the livestock industries. This contest is designed to stimulate learning in a variety of livestock topics and qualifies a team to compete at the National Level in Denver, CO.

2019 State 4-H Fashion Revue

Fashion My Way

Saturday, June 1, 2019
Olsen Hall, UC Davis

For more information, please click on the link above.

2019 State Leadership Conference
Planet 4-H:  Planting the Seeds of Change

July 18-21, 2019

Teens 13-19-years-old! Are you interested in a memorable learning experience that will:

  • Improve your personal leadership skills to benefit your county 4-H program.
  • Advance your college and career readiness.
  • Expand your network with 4-H members, volunteers, and staff outside of your county.

Plan to join the fun at the annual California 4-H State Leadership Conference and meet youth from across California for leadership training, and networking!

Registration Costs & Deadlines:

  Thurs. Arrival Friday Arrival Deadline Date
Early Bird $375 $275 April 1
Regular $399 $299 May 6
Late $475 $375 June 17

Solano County Leaders Council does not pay registrations for youth to attend State Leadership Conference.  Here is a link to the scholarship financial request form:  Scholarship Financial Request Form

Cancellation Policy:

All refunds will require a $50 processing fee.
50% refund if received on or before May 30, 2019.
After May 30, 2019, no refunds will be given.
Refund requests are required in writing by email to 4hslc@ucanr.edu.

2019 State Leadership Registration