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🐴Equine Art Contest Results

Delaware 4-H Equine Art Contest Winners

Delaware 4-H members of all ages recently participated in a statewide Equine Art Contest sponsored by the Delaware 4-H Horse Advisory Committee, a group of volunteer 4-H Equine Project Leaders.   Entries from budding artists from across the state were submitted for the contest in the following categories:

  • Drawing- Pastels/Charcoal/Graphite/Colored Pencil (Abstract or Realistic)
  • Drawing- Pen/Ink/Markers/Crayon (Abstract or Realistic)
  • Painting- Oil/Acrylic/Watercolor (Abstract or Realistic)
  • Photography- Color digital or 35 mm film
  • Photography- Black and White digital or 35 mm film
  • Cartoon- Single Frame or Strip
  • Mixed Media

Entries were divided into age groups for judging.  Awards were given to the top six entries in each category and age group.  A Best in Show Champion and Best in Show Reserve Champion overall were also chosen from all of the entries.  The annual art contest went virtual this year due to coronavirus concerns.

 

Drawing- Pastels, Charcoal, Graphite, Colored Pencil Abstract- Junior- Ages 8-11

  1. Abby Mast, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County
  2. Jocelyn Retkowski, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County
  3. Jordanne Retkowski, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County
  4. Jordanne Retkowski, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County

 

Drawing- Pastels, Charcoal, Graphite, Colored Pencil- Abstract- Intermediate Ages 12-14

  1. Kaitlyn Wingate, Cozy Corner Afterschool 4-H Program

 

Drawing- Pastels, Charcoal, Graphite, Colored Pencil- Realistic- Cloverbud- Ages 5-7

  • Josiah Retkowski, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County
  • Greta Worden, Heavenly Hooves 4-H Club, New Castle County

 

Drawing- Pastels, Charcoal, Graphite, Colored Pencil Realistic- Junior- Ages 8-11

  1. Jordanne Retkowski, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County
  2. Savannah Timney, Heavenly Hooves 4-H Club, New Castle County
  3. Jordanne Retkowski, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County
  4. Abby Mast, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County
  5. Jack Handlin, Heavenly Hooves 4-H Club, New Castle County
  6. Savannah Timney, Heavenly Hooves 4-H Club, New Castle County

 

Drawing- Pastels, Charcoal, Graphite, Colored Pencil Realistic- Intermediate- Ages 12-14

  1. Clara Gulick, Tails n’ Trails 4-H Club, New Castle County
  2. Natalie Abbott, Harrington Sunshine 4-H Club, Kent County
  3. Kaitlyn Wingate, Cozy Corner Afterschool 4-H Program, Sussex County
  4. Natalie Abbott, Harrington Sunshine 4-H Club, Kent County
  5. Kaitlyn Wingate, Cozy Corner Afterschool 4-H Club, Sussex County

 

Drawing- Pen, Ink, Crayon, Markers- Abstract-Cloverbud Participants Ages 5-7

  • Shane Dury, Heavenly Hooves 4-H Club, New Castle County
  • Caleb Mast, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County
  • Sophia Mast, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County

 

Drawing- Pen, Ink, Crayon, Markers- Abstract- Junior-Ages 8-11

  1. Brooklyn Larimore, Vernon Creek 4-H Club, Kent County

 

Drawing –Pen, Ink, Crayon, Markers-Abstract- Intermediate- Agues 12-14

  1. Daisy Timney, Heavenly Hooves 4-H Club, New Castle County

 

Drawing- Pen, Ink, Crayon, Markers- Realistic- Cloverbud Participants Ages 5-7

  • Sophia Mast, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County
  • Josiah Retkowski, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County

 

Drawing- Pen, Ink, Crayon, Markers- Realistic- Junior- Ages 8-11

  1. Jordanne Retkowski, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County
  2. Brooke Taylor, Bridgeville Mustangs 4-H Club, Sussex County
  3. Juliette Anger, Bridgeville Mustangs 4-H Club, Sussex County

 

Drawing- Pen, Ink, Crayon, Markers- Realistic- Intermediate Ages 12-14

  1. Kaitlyn Wingate, Cozy Corner Afterschool 4-H Program, Sussex County

 

Painting- Abstract- Junior-Ages 8-11

  1. Kaitlyn Grant, Bridgeville Mustangs 4-H Club, Sussex County
  2. Maggie Wieber, Peach Blossom 4-H Club, Kent County

 

Painting- Abstract- Intermediate- Ages 12-14

  1. Daisy Timney, Heavenly Hooves 4-H Club, New Castle County

 

Painting- Realistic- Intermediate- Ages 12-14

  1. Sedona Ashman, Sunset Branch 4-H Club, Sussex County

Color Photography- Digital or 35 MM – Junior- Ages 8-11

  1. Lydia Kavanagh, Porter Gang 4-H Cub, New Castle County
  2. Brooklynn Larimore, Vernon Creek 4-H Club, Kent County
  3. Brooke Taylor, Bridgeville Mustangs 4-H Club, Sussex County
  4. Brooklynn Larimore, Vernon Creek 4-H Club, Kent County
  5. Brooke Taylor, Bridgeville Mustangs 4-H Club, Sussex County
  6. Miley Flood, Cozy Corner Afterschool 4-H Program, Sussex County

 

Color Photography- Digital or 35 MM – Intermediate- Ages 12-14

  1. Kaitlyn Wingate, Cozy Corner Afterschool 4-H Program, Sussex County
  2. Kaitlyn Wingate, Cozy Corner Afterschool 4-H Program, Sussex County

 

Color Photography- Digital or 35MM- Senior- Ages 15-19

  1. Paige Taylor, Bridgeville Mustangs, Sussex County
  2. Weston Williams, Harrington Sunshine 4-H Club, Kent County
  3. Weston Williams, Harrington Sunshine 4-H Club, Kent County
  4. Paige Taylor, Bridgeville Mustangs 4-H Club, Sussex County

 

Black and White Photography- Digital or 35 MM- Junior- Ages 8-11

  1. Miley Flood, Cozy Corner 4-H Afterschool Program, Sussex County
  2. Brooklynn Larimore, Vernon Creek 4-H Club, Kent County
  3. Brooklynn Larimore, Vernon Creek 4-H Club, Kent County

 

Black and White Photography- Digital or 35 MM- Intermediate- Ages 12-14

  1. Kaitlyn Wingate, Cozy Corner Afterschool 4-H Program, Sussex County
  2. Kaitlyn Wingate, Cozy Corner Afterschool 4-H Program, Sussex County

 

Black and White Photography- Digital or 35 MM-Senior- Ages 15-19

  1. Weston Williams, Harrington Sunshine 4-H Club, Kent County
  2. Weston Williams, Harrington Sunshine 4-H Club, Kent County
  3. Paige Taylor, Bridgeville Mustangs 4-H Club, Sussex County
  4. Paige Taylor, Bridgeville Mustangs 4-H Club, Sussex County

 

Mixed Media- Cloverbud- Ages 5-7

  • Caleb Mast, On Target 4-H Club Kent County
  • Sophia Mast, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County

 

Mixed Media- Junior- Ages 8-11

  1. Savannah Messick, Peach Blossom 4-H Club, Kent County
  2. Blayne Tucker, Peach Blossom 4-H Club, Kent County
  3. Avalon Davis, Holler-N-Hooves 4-H Club, Kent County
  4. Abby Mast, On Target 4-H Club, Kent County

 

Mixed Media- Intermediate- Ages 12-14

  1. Ethan Stafford, Peach Blossom 4-H Club, Kent County
  2. Sydney Messick, Peach Blossom 4-H Club, Kent County

 

Best In Show Champion AwardWeston Williams – Age 15- Harrington Sunshine 4-H Club, Kent County –Black and White Photography

 

Best In Show Reserve Champion Award-Clara Gulick- Age 13- Tails and Trails 4-H Club, New Castle County –Realistic Drawing

 

 

 

State Teen Council

The Goal of a Delaware 4-H State Teen Officer:
“Foster the development of youth and the 4-H program.”  As a role model for youth and a representative and spokesperson for the 4-H program, your job is to uphold the high ideals, values and moral standards of the Delaware 4-H program.

  • Officially represent 4-H to legislators, University of Delaware officials and other decision makers.
  • Function as a team member to plan and carry out leadership and community service projects, which involve 4-H membership at the club and county levels.

Term of Office
The candidates selected for the 2020-2021 cycle will serve in office from August 2020 through July 2021.

The candidate will be selected by a committee of 4-H professional staff and/or other designated individuals from the
county and state level. Candidates will be notified of their selection by mid-August 2020.

 

State Teen Council 2020-21 Application

Legislative Day

The 2020 Delaware 4-H Legislative Day is scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 at Legislative Hall in Dover, DE.  4-H’ers can participate in Legislative Day more than one year as we offer different programs for different year’s participants.  We encourage your participation this year!  This event is brought to you by UD Cooperative Extension, a service of the UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources–a land-grant institution.

The Agenda will include:

·        Orientation

·        4-H Displays/Exhibits

·        Workshops/Tours

·        Lunch

·        Workshops/Tours

·        4-H Legislative Rally

Cost is $10.00 per participant and includes lunch.  (Sorry no refunds)

Credit card payments will be accepted online, or you may choose to send a check for the appropriate amount made payable to “University of Delaware”.

Registration Deadline: March 27, 2020

2020 Legislative Day Online Registration Form

 

 

Clothing/Textile Showcase Announcement

                           Saturday, April 18, 2020                                      Lake Forest High School, Felton

Judging and Practice: Saturday, April 18, 2020,         2:00 p.m. Registration

Fashion Showcase:  Saturday, April 18, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

 

Return the Intent Form to the Kent County 4-H Office by March 31st. You may email to Caroline Del Vecchio or fax to 302-735-8130.

Clothing Items, Display Items, and Fashion Notebooks are due Friday, April 10th to the New Castle County Office. We will deliver them to Kent County for you.

** Actual Entry Forms to be attached to the entries will be emailed to you once all applications are received.**

2020 Clothing & Textile Showcase with ScoreSheet

2020 Ready to Wear

Intent Form

2020 State Teen Conference

2020 Delaware 4-H State Teen Conference 
February 8-9, 2020
Courtyard Marriott Newark, DE
Join the Delaware 4-H State Teen Council and embark on a weekend-long, Wild West experience!
4-H members ages 13 and above are welcome to attend!
Activities Include:

Engaging team-building and leadership workshops
UD Ice Hockey Game
Catered Meals
Overnight lodging at the Courtyard Marriott in Newark
Dance and Snack party- Feel free to wear comfortable clothes. Western-themed costumes are encouraged! (abide by 4-H dress code)

The total cost to attend conference is $100; however, many 4-H members will qualify for a 50 percent discount through your county Junior Council and Leaders Associations.  These organizations have graciously agreed to offer these funds again this year to support this program, provided youth meet the minimum requirements of participation.  Prior to registering, please contact your county office to confirm if you received the 50 percent discount.

**Registrants who qualify for the Junior Council Scholarship, please use discount code JRCOUNCIL when registering.**
Registration will only be accepted online beginning in mid-December.  Credit card payments will be accepted online, or you may choose to send a check for the appropriate amount made payable to “University of Delaware”.

Click HERE to register

All attendees must be enrolled in 4-H Online for the 2019-2020 program year and have a valid health form on file.  If you are not sure if you are a current member, please contact your county 4-H office.  

Contact: Jill Jackson at 302-856-7303 or Kaleb Scott at 302-730-4000
Registration Deadline:  January 24, 2020

DE 4-H State Archery Match

4-H State Archery Match

Nanticoke Sportsmen’s Club

Saturday, October 26, 2019

26086 Bethel-Concord Rd. Seaford, DE 19973

Times are approximate – Rain or Shine

 

7:30 – 8:15 am Senior Division Registration & Bow Check at the FITA Range
8:30 am Senior Divisions start shooting at FITA Range
8:30 – 9:30 am Junior & Intermediate Divisions Registration and Bow Check at the 3D/Field Range
9:45 am Junior & Intermediate Divisions start shooting at 3D/Field Range
12 – 1:00 pm Lunch – The goal is for all divisions to be done around noon to eat lunch.
1:00 pm*

Junior & Intermediate Divisions start shooting at FITA Range

Senior Divisions start shooting at 3D/Field Range

*NOTE*

The 1:00pm start time will be flexible.

This is to allow all youth to have a break after morning shooting for lunch.

4:00 pm Goal is to be finishing shooting on all ranges.
6:00 pm Goal is to be wrapping up awards and leaving.

 

***All times are subject to change due to range conditions and out of necessity***

The match will begin with a shotgun start (all available lanes/targets occupied). Archers will be assigned to 4-person shooting groups by age bracket. Archers will move through the course expeditiously to avoid delays. Searches for passed arrows will be limited to 2 minutes. Timing will be approximate based on number of participants and available lane/target volunteers.

Rules and scoring are in a separate document at the bottom of this post.

Registration fee is $25.00 per archer with an option for a $15 event t-shirt.

Registration is now open and will close October 4th.

Late registration closes on October 18th with an additional $5 late fee applied.

For registration, please use the online 4-H State Match Registration form
For more information, questions or anything about the event – contact Eddie Sparpaglione at lowerdelawarearchers@gmail.com.

Proceeds from this event will go to support Delaware 4-H youth as they travel to the 4-H National Shooting Sports Championship in June of 2020.

2019 Archery Match Rules – 10-26-19 FINAL

Lawn Tractor Driving Training

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Taylor and Messick
325 Walt Messick Rd
Harrington, DE

If a 4-H member has never participated in the State 4-H Lawn Tractor Driving event, it is Mandatory that they attend this state training or attend another county training that may be offered prior to the state
event. All other members who have participated in this state event before are welcomed to attend this training for additional practice and preparation.

The Delaware State Fair 4-H Lawn Tractor Driving Contest will be held on Saturday, July 27 at 9:00 a.m. in the Quillen Arena. 4-H Members participating in the scheduled May training will meet the 4-H
requirement for the state contest.

If you have any questions, please contact Ernie Lopez, State 4-H Volunteer Specialist, at 302-856-7303.

Please pre-register by contacting
Tammy Schirmer at 856-2585 ext 544 or
Email: tammys@udel.edu
Deadline to pre-register is
Thursday, May 16, 2019 NOON

Clothing Showcase- April 13

Intent Forms DUE March 19th

The Clothing & Textile Showcase will be held on Saturday, April 13th at Lake Forest High School 5407 Killens Pond Road, Felton, DE starting at 7:00 pm. Participants will arrive at 2:00 pm to participate in interviews and prepare for the event. 4-H members will be showcasing their sewing construction skills in both Clothing Construction event as well as the Ready to Wear event. Entries for the County Sewing Contest will also be on display. Intent Forms are due March 20th to the NCC Extension Office. Garments with forms, Fashion Notebooks and Sewing Contest entries are due April 9th by Noon to the NCC Extension Office. All forms and rules can be found on the NCC 4-H  website HERE.

 

Legislative Day 2019

May 8, 2019

4-H’ers can participate in Legislative Day more than one year as we offer different
programs for different year’s participants. We encourage your participation this year!

4-H Legislative Day Agenda
• Orientation
4-H Displays/Exhibits
• Workshops/Tours
• Lunch
• Workshops/Tours
• 4-H Legislative Rally

Return Completed Application by April 22:
Melissa McDerby
University of Delaware

113 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716

Legislative Day Application 2019