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Presentation Guidelines: Hospitality, Etiquette, and Social Graces

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Purpose/Objectives

  • To develop leadership abilities and build character.
  • To build self-confidence and poise by developing:
    • Skills necessary to organize and plan a presentation using a particular technique.
    • Ability to demonstrate a heritage craft skill and /or present information about heritage crafts and woodworking techniques.
    • Ability to present hospitality, etiquette, and social grace information effectively to various audiences or groups, and
    • knowledge of and skill in the use of decision-making processes.

Eligibility

Individuals or teams may compete. Each county may enter up to two participants in each age division.

  • 8-10 – 4-H’er must be 8 years old before January 1 of the current year and not have reached their eleventh birthday before January 1 of the current year.
  • 11-13 – 4-H’er must be eleven years old before January 1 of the current year and not have reached their thirteenth birthday before January 1 of the current year.
  • 14-18 – 4-H’er must be fourteen years of age before January 1 of the current year and not reached their nineteenth birthday before January 1 of the current year. Eligibility: Individuals or teams may compete.

Presentation Ideas

  • Coming soon.

Resources

  • Coming soon.

Rules/Regulations: See NC 4-H Presentation Regulations.

Suggestions/Helpful Hints

  • Use good visuals.
  • Know the parts and principles associated with your specific topic.
  • Be prepared to answer questions.

Judging

  • Judges will review each presentation and complete a judge’s score sheet.
  • Judges will use their own discretion as to whether questions will or will not be asked.
  • The judge’s decisions will be final.

Awards