Hay Bale Decorating Fun
Hay Bale Decorating Contest Entries are due
Please let register to participate and let us know if you need help securing supplies.
Fun Family Time
Who Can Participate
Open to all 4-H’ers and their Families. Categories of Competition Due to the COVID-19 and our 4-H restrictions, entries must be constructed by individuals or families. One entry per individual/or Family: Individual CloverBud 5-7 (no competition) Individual 8-13 Individual 14-18 Family – must be members of the same family
Hay Bale Theme
Bales should be designed around promoting NC 4-H.
include but not limited to: Head, Heart, Hands, Health Projects: STEM, Service, Outdoor Living, NC Culinary, Healthy Living 4-H Grows Here 4-H Fall Harvest NC Regions: Piedmont, Coastal Plains, Mountain
Guidelines for Participation
Rectangular hale bales should be used. Please limit your decoration to two (2) – eight (8) bales. Each entry must have a 4-H slogan that communicates the 4-H theme that has been chosen. Entry must have the official 4-H clover or the words 4-H displayed somewhere on it. Entries will be judged on 4-H message, eye appeal, use of materials, and creativity. The bales should be decorated with a good clean wholesome nature. No vulgar or suggestive decorations will be allowed. Decorations should be weather and wind-proof.
NO Commercial or Political party signs of ANY KIND are allowed.
A county can submit as many entries as you want. 4-H members must be registered in 4HOnline. The entry must be displayed. Location may vary depending on your preference and approvals: Extension office, home, other county buildings, library, school just to name a few. Just be sure to get permission if you are using a county building etc. Only one family member/individual at a time can decorate if you are using a central location due to our 4-H restrictions at this time.
For more details or questions, contact Tracy_lecompte@ncsu.edu