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.
Visit www.4-h-canada.ca/4HCanadaScienceFair for more and register on register.4-h-canada.ca
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.
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.
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 2017 (Royal Agriculture Winter Fair)
For all youth ages 11-14
Registration Deadline: September 30, 2017
Application fees apply
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.
Growmark, Inc. 2017 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 2017 is "What value do co-operatives provide to today's farmers?". 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.