demonstrations per county with one from ages 8-13 and one from age 14 and
over. The winner in the 14 or older
division will represent Missouri at the
national contest in Louisville;
travel, overnight expenses will be covered.
Specific rules apply. Contestants 14 and over should have their
sights set on the larger competition at Louisville, which is very keen. Lyons
and/or Manhart would be glad to provide critique
and encouragement for the Missouri
winner to help perfect a winning demonstration for the national level.
a full set of rules including judging criteria, go to http://national4hpoultryandegg.psu.edu/
rules for contestants:
the preparation of egg dish and present information showing knowledge of
eggs, nutritional value, preparation, storage, function, grading-sizing,
versatility, and economics of cooking with eggs.
a finished product for judges’ sampling, and a recipe handout for the
is to be no more than 12 minutes in duration. Due to national requirements, this
contest time limit is different than all other contest in 4‑H
must contain 1 whole egg per serving if classified as a salad or main dish,
½ egg per serving if an appetizer, snack, dessert or beverage.
UMC Animal Science
S-103 Animal Sciences Center
Columbia, Missouri 65211
1000 West Nifong, Building 5
Columbia, Missouri 65203
Six (6) demonstrations
per county, with two from age 8‑10, two from age 11‑13, and two
from age 14 or over.
Members must be enrolled
in Foods or Swine project.
Demonstration may be on any facet of pork, including food,
nutrition, productions practices, or by-products. (Animals may not be used.)
Demonstration topics should be challenging and exhibit contestant’s
knowledge as well as presentation skills.
winners may not enter the following year, unless they are eligible to
compete in a different age category.
Team demonstrations, by teams of no more than two, are allowed only in the 8-10 year division. Three places are awarded in each age
category. Three plaques will be
awarded in each age category. The
Missouri Pork Producers Association sponsors contest.
Two (2) demonstrations per
county, with one from age 8‑13 and one from age 14 or older.
Team demonstrations are
allowed. Members must earn a blue
ribbon at the county level on any demonstration that relates to an
international topic. Members can be enrolled in any 4-H project. Demonstrations can be about an item that
is made in another country, used in another country, or originates from
another country. Demonstrations
should be 7‑10 minutes in length. The best demonstrations will
include a lot of information about the place where the item originates and
the people who use the item. If the
item made is a food item, a copy of the recipe, nutrition information and a
sample of the food should be given to judges. Winners from previous years
may compete again. This contest is
sponsored by the Missouri
4-H Global Education Program.
Three entries per
county, with one from age 8‑10, one from age 11‑13 and one from
age 14 and over.
Demonstrations should be
7‑10 minutes in length. No
team demonstrations allowed. Members
do not have to be enrolled in any specific project. The demonstration must use a food product
produced by a Missouri company or producers, give background information on
the company or producer, and provide nutrition and preparation
information. The demonstration will
also be judged for presentation and speaking ability. A copy of the recipe
and a sample of the food should be given to judges. All contestants will receive Agri‑Missouri items. Missouri Department of Agriculture
sponsors the event. Awards will be
given 30 minutes after the last demonstration in the Electric Theater.
A copy of the Agri-Missouri Buyer’s Guide is available from the
Missouri Department of Agriculture online by going to http://www.agrimissouri.com/. This is a listing of Missouri made, grown, or produced
Up to six (6) entries
per county with no more than
two from ages 8‑10; two from ages 11-3 and two from age 14 and over.
team demonstrations are allowed.
Demonstrators can prepare any recipe that contains soyfoods.
(Winning recipes from the previous year’s contest may not be used.)
Demonstrations should be at least 5 minutes in length, but no longer than
20 minutes. Examples of allowed soyfoods and minimums that recipe must utilize are as
cup Tofu 1/2 cup
Soybeans (green or dried) 1/2 cup Roasted Soy Nuts 1/2 cup
cup Soy Margarine 1/2
cup Soy Milk 1/2
Nut Butter 1/4
cup Soy Sauce*
if used with another soyfood
Demonstrators will be
judged on the contestant’s knowledge of soyfoods (use
in recipes and benefits of using soyfoods) and
presentation skills. Also exhibiting
general knowledge of soybean production in Missouri would be beneficial. Copies of the recipe used in the
demonstration and a sample of the finished product should be given to the
judges. All participants will
receive a gift and a certificate of participation. First place in each category will also be
awarded a plaque and a savings bond.
For any questions
regarding the contest or to get an informational packet to help you develop
an idea for a demonstration, please contact the Missouri Soybean
Merchandising Council at 1-800-MOBEAN-1 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Missouri Soybean Merchandising
Council sponsors the contest.
The Missouri Sheep Producers will provide special monetary recognition for
any demonstrator presenting a general or working demonstration about lamb,
wool, or sheep. The title of the demonstration must include a
specific reference to sheep to qualify.