Contra Costa 4-H Program
University of California
Contra Costa 4-H Program

Presentation Day

Contra Costa County 4-H Presentation Day

February 24, 2018

Church of Christ 

500 Minert Road, Walnut Creek, directions 

Hosted by: Briones 4-H Club

Event Coordinator:



7:00AM - 10:00AM Breakfast
8:00AM - 9:00AM   Registration
9:00AM - 9:15AM   Welcome
9:15AM - 1:00PM    Presentations
10:00AM - 1:00PM  Lunch
1:00PM -                Closing/Award Ceremony (Approximate time)         

Presentation Day Details

Every 4-H member is encouraged to give a presentation each year.

4-H members practice by giving talks to project groups and at community club meetings, sharing information about the skills they learned in a project, and observing other people giving presentations.

Each county holds a Presentation Day, where winners advance to the Area competition. Winners from the Area competitions compete at the State Presentation Day, (June 2, 2018) which is held at U.C. Davis (West Quad) State Field Day. Youth compete by age group: junior, intermediate, and senior.

All presentations are done in the format outlined in the 4-H Presentation Manual. Contra Costa County uses the presentation format the manual along with the evaluation rubrics and scoring key.

Audio/Video Reminder: Presenters are responsible for bringing their own laptop computers or other digital device, cassette/CD players and radios. Rooms do not come equipped with a projector converter cable for Macs. If you are using an Apple/Mac product, you must bring your own adapter.

Presentation categories are open to all age groups: primary, junior, intermediate, and senior. Members may choose from a variety of presentation styles including: demonstration, illustrated talk, educational display talk, persuasive prepared speech, informative prepared speech, impromptu speech, interpretive reading, share the fun, cultural arts and science or engineering presentation. Presenters may not also act as evaluators; however, they may be a Room Host in most circumstances.


Volunteers Needed!

Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • ROOM RUNNER: Members 9 years and older. Duties include collecting Judges scoring rubrics at the conclusion of each presentation and taking them to the Tally Station
  • ROOM HOST: Members 12 years and older. Duties include presiding over the area, help presenters set up, introduce the presenter and assist spectators.
  • TEEN EVALUATOR: Members 15 years and older. Prior county presentation experience is required. Teen Evaluators may participate in an individual/group Share the Fun or Cultural Arts performance presentation
  • ADULT EVALUATOR: Parents, leaders and other volunteer adults. Orientation will be provided.

Area and State Presentation Days

Members (9 years old and above) earning a gold award at County Presentation Day qualify to present at any Area Presentation Day throughout the state. Any 4-H member who has been awarded a gold medal at an Area Presentation Day may compete with the same presentation for which the medal was awarded at State Presentation Day. 

Register for Area Presentation Day - There are many Area Presentation Days being hosted throughout the state.  See the Registration Form for complete details.  There will be an Area Presentation Day hosted on April 14, 2018 at Dozier Libbey Medical High School in Antioch.

Register to Volunteer for Area Presentation Day - We are in need of Room Runners, Room Hosts, Teen Evaluators and Adult Evaluators. See survey for role descriptions. 

State Presentation Day - June 2, 2018 at UC Davis Wellman Hall

Register Online

Registration is closed for presenters.  We are still in need of volunteers for Room Host (youth), Room Runner (youth) and Evaluators (Youth and Adult).  See the survey for position description.


Register to Volunteer at the Event


Registration for presenters closes Friday, February 9th at 5:00 PM.

Paper (mail-in) Forms

Online registration is the preferred method, but if that is not possible, youth and adults may download, complete and mail in the following paper forms to register.  Paper forms should be mailed to the County 4-H Office by February 8th.

Paper Entry Form

Paper Volunteer Form

Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks Available!

Briones 4-H Club Cooking Project will be selling breakfast, lunch and snack items as a fundraiser.

Community Service

Tied Blankets: Come tie blankets with us! It’s a simple process and all you need to bring is two pieces of fleece that complement each other, either as a kit or 2.5yards each piece.  We’ll be making these for Agape Village, a local group/foster home, so come join us and serve your community!


Event Coordinator

Fashion Revue Narrator Contest

Narrator Contest will be held at Presentation Day.  Come read a sample script and compete to be one of the Narrators of the Fashion Show at Fashion Revue (Saturday, April 28th).  The narrators make the show so meaningful!  Readers can be any age.  Signups to be a apart of this contest are at Presentation Day -- look for the table!

Fashion Revue Cover Contest

If you can hold a pencil, you can enter the Cover Contest for Fashion Revue!  There will be a table at Presentation Day that will have supplies and this years theme so you can try your hand at creating the perfect cover for the program.  Entries not chosen as the cover are displayed in other places in the program. So go ahead and add a little color to Fashion Revue with your individual creation! Art for the Cover Contest can be submitted up until March 5 to Riley Lewis @

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