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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Livestock, Food & Sewing Skillathon

Sunday, July 16, 2023 (All day)
4-H Hall



General Rules:

  1. The contest is open to all interested Junior Fair eligible participants, as stated in the General Junior Fair Rules.
  2. Individuals will compete in three classes:
    • Beginner (8 to 12 as of January 1)
    • Intermediate (13 to 15 as of January 1)
    • Senior (16 to 18 as of January 1)

Food Skill-a-thon

Will be based on food safety, nutrition knowledge and cooking knowledge.

Sewing Skill-a-thon

Will be based on sewing knowledge and skills.

One station of the skill-a-thon will be judging of the exhibitor’s current year Food & Nutrition and/or Clothing & Textiles project book. Judging will be based on the pages completed up to the day of the skill-a-thon. The participant must clearly indicate if that page did not apply to his/her project. If a participant does not bring a current Food & Nutrition and/or Clothing & Textiles project book for any reason, they will receive a zero for that station.

Livestock Skill-a-thon

  • Beef Cattle
  • Dairy Cattle
  • Swine
  • Goats
  • Lambs
  • Poulty
  • Rabbits
  • Dogs
  • Llama/Apaca

Study Materials would be:

  • Project/Record Book
  • Livestock Project Resource Book


More details will become available as the date gets closer.