Colusa County
University of California
Colusa County

Presentation Day

Congratulations to all who participated in the 2018 California State Presentation Day!

 

Colusa County Presentation Day!

Date/Time: January 12, 2019, Registration starts at 8:30am

Location: Princeton High School

(252 Princeton Rd, Colusa, CA 95932)

This event is open to all 4-H'ers allowing youth to exhibit their communication and public speaking skills. Members plan and create a presentation with assistance from the California 4-H Presentation Manual. Pre-registration is required and 1 Adult evaluator per 5 members (or fraction of) is required by each club participating. This event is sponsored by the Colusa County 4-H Council.

Registration is now closed.

Registration link: https://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=26201

If you are interested in helping us at County Presentation Day, we have a few areas we still need help in:

  • Evaluator – Help evaluate the youth’s presentations and give constructive critiques (training is provided).
  • Room Coordinator – Keep all the presenters organized and introduce each presenter (training is provided, can be a youth senior member)
  • Registration – Help with registering presenters as they arrive (assistance and training provided).

Each club is required to have at least 1 volunteer for every 5 members participating in this event.

We are still accepting Volunteer registration for this event!

Volunteer link: https://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=26331

If you have any questions about County Presentation Day please contact the 4-H Office at 458-0570. Hope to see you there!

 

Need help choosing what kind of presentation to do?

Here is a helpful table from the Presentation Manual to help you decide!

CA 4-H Presentation Manual: http://4h.ucanr.edu/files/2193.pdf

Presentation Type

Posters and Slides

Visual Aids

Length

Number of Presenters

Questions

Note Cards

Attire

References

Demonstration

Minimum 4

Yes

3-15 min

1 to 3

Yes

No

Any

Yes

Illustrated Talk

Minimum 3

Yes (not required)

3-15 min

1 to 3

Yes

No

Any

Yes

Science or Engineering Presentation

Minimum 5

Yes (not required)

3-15 min

1 to 3

Yes

No

Any

Yes

Educational Display Talk

1

Yes (not required)

3-15 min total;

3-5 talking

1 to 2

Yes

No

No costumes

Yes

Informative Prepared Speech

None allowed

None

2-5 min; Maximum 10 min

1

Yes

One 5”x7” card

No costumes

Yes

Persuasive Prepared Speech

Allowed; optional

Yes (not required)

3-8 min; Maximum 15 min

1

Yes

One 5”x7” card

No costumes

Yes

Impromptu Speech (age restricted to intermediates and seniors at State 4-H Presentation Day)

None allowed

None

2-5 min

1

No

One 5”x7” card

No costumes

Yes

Interpretive Reading

None allowed

None (only reading material)

Maximum 10 min; reading portion similar to length of introduction and discussion combined

1

Yes

Source material

No costumes

Yes (Reading Material)

Share the 4-H Fun Skits

None required

Yes (not required)

Maximum 15 min

No max; 2 minimum

No

No

Costumes encouraged

No

Cultural Arts

None required

Yes (not required)

Maximum 15 min

No maximum

No

No

Costumes encouraged

No

 

Types of Presentations: (with video links of a “Gold” level presentation at the state level)

  • DEMONSTRATION (1-3 Presenters) Doing or showing how you make something. There is a final product.
  • ILLUSTRATED TALK (1-3 Presenters) Telling how with visuals aids, where you use charts, posters, photos, etc.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_akso3tOJ0

  • SCIENCE OR ENGINEERING PRESENTATION (1-3 Presenters) Focuses on making sense of the world by constructing knowledge or finding a suitable solution to a problem by weighing design choices.
  • EDUCATIONAL DISPLAY TALK (1-2 Presenters) Organized visual presentation of a program or a concept. A display or visual should be designed to convey its message in a limited amount of time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SCraPwvGLY

  • INFORMATIVE PREPARED SPEECH (1 Presenter) Speaker will write and deliver their own speech that will inform or educate the audience on a single issue or topic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6I-G-PV-pc

  • PERSUASIVE PREPARED SPEECH (1 Presenter) Sway, convince, and influence the audience; politics and religion are not appropriate speech topics.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDQmoNZ5YwU

  • IMPROMPTU SPEECH - Must be 11 years old or older. (1 Presenter) Developed Speech that the speaker has developed at Presentation Day within a three-minute preparation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYlbDr9_Zpc

  • INTERPRETIVE READING (1 Presenter) Speaker may read any publication written work that is age appropriate and acceptable for use in a public school classroom.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7uoml3J5h4

  • SHARE THE 4-H FUN SKITS (2 Presenters minimum;no maximum) Groups perform acts such as skits and other presentations that focus on health, safety, community pride, citizenship, science, engineering, or technology or other 4-H projects.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08PZWoXKkco

  • CULTURAL ARTS (No maximum) Individual participants or groups, projects and clubs, perform a costumed dramatic reading, musical, dance or other such performing art.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnUvCiBr2MY

 

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