4-H Ontario

Competitions and Contests

4-H Canada Science Fair

What are you curious or passionate about? Explore it by doing a 4-H Canada Science Fair project! 4-H members in grade 7-12 or CEGEP can create a science fair project and win fantastic prizes, including trips across Canada. 2018 Registration closes January 16, 2018 2019 Registration opens September 1, 2018 Visit www.4-h-canada.ca/4HCanadaScienceFair for more and register on register.4-h-canada.ca

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Agribition Judging Seminar

Show off your judging skills! Apply to compete as part of a team of 4-H Ontario members at the Canadian Western Agribition.

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Amber Underwood Memorial News Competition

Calling all young writers! Entrants write a 500 word news-style report on the following: a 4-H alumnus which can include a past member or volunteer, about how 4-H benefitted them. A $100 prize will be awarded to the winner in each of the two age categories.

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Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture

The Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture (CYSA) competition is held annually as an opportunity to develop your public speaking skills and create a forum to express community concerns. Contestants prepare a 5-7 minute speech on one of the annual themes. There is a Junior Competition (ages 11–15) and Senior Competition (ages 16–24). The Senior Champion receives $1,000 while the Junior Champion is awarded $500. Applications are made through CYSA directly. Event: November 2018 (Royal Agriculture Winter Fair) For all youth ages 11-14 Registration Deadline: September 30, 2018 Application fees apply

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Go For The Gold Competition

Following the association and regional level competitions, the fun continues as the champion regional teams compete head-to-head at this day-long event for the title of Provincial Go For The Gold Champions. From each region, one team of up to five members and their coach can attend.

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Growmark, Inc. 2018 Essay Contest

An Essay contest conducted by GROWMARK, Inc. for 4-H Ontario members attending high school. Applicants must write a 500 word essay on the annual theme, which for 2018 is "How can co-operatives demonstrate their value to the next generation of agriculturists?". One provincial winner will receive a $500 scholarship and in addition, the home 4-H Association of the winner will receive a $300 award. Each of two runners-up will receive a $125 scholarship.

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