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Cabarrus County Activity Day

Cabarrus County offers a variety of competitions to prepare for District Activity Day (the great day once a year where all of our 4-H’ers from across our 19 county district come together to showcase our talents). Presentations & Public Speaking are held on County Activity Day, while Char-Grill and 4-H Entertains take place at County Council Meetings. See the 2019 4-H Calendar for this year’s dates.

Age Classes include Cloverbud (5-7), 8-10, 11-13, 14-18.

Register for any of these today!

Public Speaking

Youth may prepare 5-7 minute speeches on any topic. Get a head start by joining our Speak Up! class. Speeches include no props, posters or visual aides.


Share your passion! Design a presentation or demonstration on your favorite things. Research on a specific topic and show what you know. Demonstrate how to do your favorite hobby. Showcase your collection. Ideas are limitless. Choose from 32 different categories, including an Open Class. Anything goes (must be school appropriate) Presentations can include technology, props, posters, and any visual aid. Limited to 6 ft. tablespace. Restrictions apply. See handbook.


Love to grill? Want to learn more? Have a favorite recipe to show off? Char-Grill is the perfect fit! A spin on traditional presentations, youth can present their knowledge of food safety and kitchen skills through a grilling competition. Youth will have space for a pop-up tent and all of their wares needed to showcase the recipe. Choose from turkey, beef, chicken, or pork for recipes. Restrictions apply. See handbook. Cabarrus County cook-off will take place at May County Council Summer Kickoff.

4-H Entertains Talent Show

Got the performing bug? Love to show your talents? Here’s your chance! Enter your act in our talent show that takes place at the March County Council Meeting. Can be single or a team. Show everyone how “4-H Entertains!”

Register for any of these today!

Find details about specific categories in the 2019 NC 4-H Awards & Recognition Handbook.