PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS Public Presentation Rules and Regulations
In order to exhibit in the Public Presentation classes, the 4-H member must be enrolled in Public Presentations – Public Presentations Pub. MB-0115
Participants are permitted to use note cards unless otherwise stated.
County may submit four (4) entries from classes 1-4 for State Fair. Journalism and Communication classes are not State Fair eligible. No more than one entry may be made in an individual class.
Class 01 - Formal Speech Formal speeches (without props or aids) must be between 4-6 minutes in length and done by an individual member. Note cards are not considered a prop or visual aid and are allowed in this class.
Class 02 - Illustrated Speech Illustrated speeches (with visual aids) must be between 4-6 minutes in length and done by an individual member.
Class 03 - Oral Interpretation May be humorous or dramatic interpretation, oratorical declamation, prose reading or verse reading. Material may be read or memorized. May be done by an individual or a team of no more than three members. Musical presentations are not appropriate for this class. Interpretation must be between 4-6 minutes in length.
Class 04 - Original Works Member may present any type of original works (such as comedy, storytelling, original poetry, radio segment, etc.) Segment must be between 4-6 minutes in length. May be done by an individual or a team of no more than three members.
COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION (continued)
JOURNALISM Journalism Rules and Regulations:
In order to exhibit in the Journalism (newswriting) class, the 4-H member must be enrolled in: Journalism – Journalism Pub. MB-0200
Exhibit should be done neatly and placed in a folder.
There is no State Fair selection for this class.
Class 08 – Journalism
Exhibit two stories that member wrote and had published in a printed newspaper, newsletter, journal, magazine, etc. Stories included on the World Wide Web are acceptable ONLY if included on a "juried-type" site (magazine, journal, newspaper, etc.). Individual web sites are not acceptable in this class. Include both published copy and original copy of the stories.