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Ohio 4-H Youth Development

Ohio State University Extension


State 4-H Horse Communications Contest

Mar 2, 2024, 9:00am - 11:30am
Friday, February 16, 2024
$10/individual ($20/team)
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau Center 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., Columbus, OH 43210
Dani Seitner



Registration for this event, including payment of entry fee ($10 for individuals & $20 for teams), must be made online by February 16, 2024. No late entries will be accepted.  As this contest determines which contestants will represent Ohio 4-H at national contests, ONLY senior 4-H members are allowed to compete in the senior division to comply with national eligibility requirements. 

Event Details:

For youth currently enrolled in a 4-H or FFA horse project & completed the current year's EquiSTEP by the registration deadline. The primary objective of the Communications Contest is to provide, in a friendly but competitive setting, an opportunity for youth enrolled in a 4-H horse project to demonstrate their communication and media skills on a specific equine or equine related topic.  Youth may compete in the following categories: Public Speaking, Individual Presentation and Team Presentation. Junior and Senior contests will be held simultaneously in person on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024. Presentation times will be assigned on a random basis.  The office will also verify with the county extension professional that members are in good standing. 

cONTEST Rules 

Public Speaking Score Sheet

Presentation/Demonstration Score Sheet


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