4-H Contest Day
Contest Day will be held Saturday, March 2 at the Fairfax County Government Center. At Contest Day youth can compete in public speaking, presentations, extemporaneous speech, share the fun, and fashion revue in a supportive and low-intimidation environment. Participants will receive feedback and ribbons based on their performance. Participants of the county contest are eligible to compete at the district contest in April. Youth age 14 - 19 can then compete in the state contest at 4-H Congress in June. For more information and to register, please visit: http://offices.ext.vt.edu/fairfax/programs/4h/Contest_Day/ContestDayInfo.html
The Art of Public Speaking Workshop
This workshop is open to all youth age 9 – 18 and will be held Saturday, February 9 at the Fairfax County Government Center. The workshop will give kids a chance to learn some skills that will help them prepare for Contest Day and the many other public speaking opportunities they’ll have throughout their lives. For more information and to register, please visit: http://offices.ext.vt.edu/fairfax/programs/4h/Contest_Day/ContestDayInfo.html
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