A GRAND CHAMPION AND POSSIBLE STATE FAIR 4-H PROJECT PURDUE EXTENSION OWEN COUNTY 4-H 180 SOUTH WASHINGTON ST. SPENCER, IN 47460 1-812-829-5020 BEFORE THERE ARE SUCCESSFUL ADULTS, THERE ARE KIDS WITH POTENTIAL. email@example.com “To Make The Best Better” "It is the policy of the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, David C. Petritz, Director, that all persons shall have equal opportunity and access to the programs and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. Purdue University is an Affirmative Action employer" 4-H EXHIBIT TAG TO THE RIGHT (EITHER TAPE TO A FLAT SURFACE ON YOUR MODEL BASE OR TAPE TO A STIFF NOTECARD WITH THE OWEN COUNTY ________________________________________ Name of 4-H Member Project: PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND PUNCH A HOLE IN THE CORNER OF YOUR CARD & TIE WITH STRING TO YOUR MODEL) MODELS Div._________Grade(as of 3/15)__________ 4-H Club________________________________ NO 4-H MANUALS – JUST FOLLOW ENCLOSED RULES. MODELS MANUALS AVAILABLE: NO MANUAL Arts & Crafts General Rules: 1. All projects must be ready to be used. 2. If the article is to be hung, it must come prepared for hanging. 3. Enrollees may enroll in as many Projects as desired. 4. Note: 4-Her MUST Attach a postcard or page size description of work completed on the project (short typed, or neatly printed) The following info will be helpful as you describe the work completed in your project: a. The process used in completion---ie. (the work you did to complete the exhibit.) b. Approximate cost (no receipts please) c. Intended use of the completed project d. Recommended to place description in a clear acetate page protector which may be cut to the desired size. 5. Member is placed in the following divisions by Grade divisions based on March 15 of the year exhibited: a. Beginner: Grades 3-5 b. Intermediate: Grades 6-8 c. Advanced: Grades 9+ 6. Model Craft (Grand Champion Project, State Fair entry .) A small scale replica. Member may enter 1 exhibit each in up to 3 different classes of models. I. Goals for Models enrollees: To be able to choose a model suited to one's age and ability. To be able to follow directions for building models. To develop patience in model building. To improve model building skills in one or more of the following areas (depending on type of model: 1. Gluing 2. Painting 3. Assembling II. Project Requirements A. Read and study the information given. III. Fair Exhibit Requirements A. A member may enter no more than 3 model classes. Only one entry is permitted in each class. IV. Preparing The Model For Exhibit A. Each model must have a 4-H exhibit card attached (on the front) B. OTHER OPTIONAL INFO: You may also add a card indicating other information. Can be placed with other optional info on bottom of base (indicate on exhibit card “more info under base”, or attached to the back of a note card you are tying to your project. Info you may wish to consider: 1. For Cars: the make, year, special racing modifications, body style, historical data, etc. are items of interest. 2. Airplanes & Military Models - Historical information is usually most important. 3. Other Model Types - you might describe the paint job, modifications you have made to base model kits, special working features, the scale of the models, the amount of time you spent building it, etc. C. Most model exhibits can be best displayed if placed on a base. One suggestion would be to place model on a piece of heavy cardboard, no more than one inch larger than the model in all directions. D. Be fair to yourself and to your competitors - enter only models you yourself have constructed since the last county fair. Classes—You may exhibit up to 3 different classes of these below, but only one in each class: a. Model Airplanes - includes flying and display models of all types of aircraft. b. Model Cars - includes racers, customized, stock and antique cars. c. Model Boats - includes boats, submarines, ships, historic ships, racing boats, etc. d. Model Trucks - includes semi-trailers, pickups, vans and other trucks. e. Space Craft - includes all space craft except rockets suitable for launching. f. Other Motorcycle, figurines and other glued models not listed above or not listed in the construction craft project below. NOTE: Two models may go to the state fair, or one model and one construction craft. Although construction craft can also go to the state fair under “any other craft” area.