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Welcome to New Hanover County 4-H Presentations and Creative & Performing Arts Contests!

Public speaking is one of the most important tools to have as an adult which is why local 4-H kids work on it when they’re young.

The 2021 New Hanover 4-H County Activity Day (CAD) will be held virtual.  Due to the limited number of allowed with group gatherings in buildings under the  COVID 19 restrictions, county presentations will give 4-H’ers the opportunity to present in two ways: Either by Video submission (with no edits) OR broadcast LIVE using Zoom. North Carolina 4-H presentations held on the district and state levels will also be held virtually.

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Mallory B. shares how to make “Edible Cookie Dough” during her presentation at County Activity Day.

There are over 30 categories for the youth to select as their topic, including an open class for subjects that do not fit into a category. Youth are normally given a topic for presentations in school, so this gives them a chance to learn more about something they find exciting. We encourage participants to choose a topic they are passionate about and want to share with others.

Previous presentations were wildlife, manga artwork, how to set up a fish aquarium, healthy lifestyles, edible cookie dough, and archery.

Presentation/Public Speaking Resources

NHC 4-H TALENT SHOW

4-H Talent Show Registration Form 2021

NHC 4-H WORKSHOP
DATES & PRACTICE SESSIONS

4-H Presentation Important Dates, Work Sessions & Practice Sessions 2021

Contact J. Scott Enroughty, to set up time(s) to work sessions and practice sessions.

Age Categories & Time Limits

AGE

TIME LIMIT

Cloverbuds (5-7 years old)* 5-7 minutes
8-10 years old 5-12 minutes
11-13 years old 5-12 minutes
14-18 years old 5-12 minutes

* North Carolina 4-H and NC State Extension has a no competition rules for
   5-7 year old’s. Best program practices for youth ages 5-7 do not involve peer-to-peer competition. Peer-to-peer competition is defined as “head-to-head” absolute of youths 5-7.

**Horse Presentation & Horse Public Speaking Participants: Contact Mr. Scott for contest time limits set by the NC 4-H Horse Program.

Presentation & Talent Show Dates – 2021

  • County Activity Day (CAD); Week of May 19-21, 2021. 
    Location: Contact J. Scott Enroughty, to schedule your presentation.
  • District Activity Day (DAD); Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    Location: Virtually
  • NC 4-H Congress/FINALS; July 27, 2021
    Location: Virtually