Central Sierra Sub-Area Presentation Day
Saturday, March 25, 2017
8:30 A.M. to 2:45 P.M.
Argonaut High School
501 Argonaut Ln, Jackson, CA 95642
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Check-In
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Room Host/Clerk Orientation
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Evaluator Orientation
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
10:15 – 12:30 p.m. Presentations
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Lunch Break
1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Awards Ceremony
Central Sierra Sub-Area 4-H Presentation Day Flyer
Any 4-H member (9 years old and above) who has been awarded a gold medal in a County competition may compete with the same presentation for which the medal was awarded. 4-H members may give only one presentation at the State 4-H Presentation Day along with one Share the 4-H Fun Skit.
Participants must register online by March 17, 2017 at 11:59pm
If you are not presenting and want to participate at this event, volunteer to be a room host or room clerk!
(Non-Participant) Room Host and Clerk Registration
Each county needs to provide judges.
WHAT IS PRESENTATION DAY?
4-H presentations are a special sharing time when members show the skills they’ve acquired to others. Presentation Day gives 4-H members the opportunity to show others what they have learned in their current 4-H projects or what interests them!
WHAT IS A PRESENTATION?
A presentation is a method used to communicate an idea or topic by showing, telling, or expressing your opinion. A presentation may be a demonstration, a talk, a speech, or a skit.
A 4-H Presentation helps you learn to:
- Research a subject
- Organize ideas in a logical order
- Share your spark or your passion
- Practice public speaking skills
WHY GIVE A PRESENTATION?
Presentations help 4-H members:
- do and learn-learn by doing
- develop an ability to speak before a group
- share acquired knowledge and skill
- develop creativity
- gain experience in teamwork
- gain self-confidence, leadership skills and initiative
- gain person recognition
- have a more interesting and active 4-H project
- develop public speaking skills
WHY ARE PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS IMPORTANT?
Giving presentations helps develop many life skills including the ability to speak in front of a group, organize ideas, and create and use graphics to support the spoken word. Public speaking skills are ranked number one among the skill sets of professionals.
Other guiding factors for developing public speaking skills include:
- Discovering an important component of leadership development
- Increasing self-esteem, self-confidence, and the ability to accept feedback
- Expanding skills for planning, preparation and performance
Every club and project group should devote time to presentations. Presentations by 4-H members should be a vital part of every 4-H club program. A desirable goal for each 4-H club is to have every member give at least one presentation during the year.
ROOM HOSTS & CLERKS
4-H youth members are also needed to serve as room hosts and clerks.
Room host must be 11 years old and clerks 9 years or older & must arrive at 8:00 a.m. to help set-up and attend a brief orientation.
Room hosts play a vital role in ensuring a smooth transition between presentations and making sure a participant is not disturbed during his or her presentation. An orientation will be held the morning of the event. Typical duties of a room host include; help participants set up and take down their materials, introduce each participant, monitor the door, and keep the room quiet. Room hosts need to be 11 years or older and are not required to be participants. An orientation will be held the morning of the event.
Room clerks help the day run smoothly and keep an ongoing supply of evaluation sheets for the tally room insuring the event stays on schedule. Clerks need to be 9 years or older and are not required to be participants. An orientation will be held the morning of the event.
4-H members who help at Presentation Day earn record book credit for their efforts.
State Presentation Day
Saturday, May 27, 2017
UC Davis: Wellman, Olson, Hart, and Social Sciences Halls
7:30am - 9:00am Presenter Check-in
8:30am - 10:00am Orientation for Evaluators
10:00am - 12:00pm Presentations & Skits
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 3:30pm Presentations & Skits
4:00pm - 6:00pm Awards Ceremony
Eligibility: Any 4-H member (9 years old and above) who has been awarded a gold medal in their sectional competition may compete with the same presentation for which the medal was awarded.
Registration: Begins January 2017
Presenters must register by May 24, 2017 at 11:59pm
Questions: Please contact Event Coordinator, Alyssa Sankey at firstname.lastname@example.org