University of Maryland Extension

Harford County 4-H Public Speaking Contest

4-H'er speaking at podium
Friday, Mar. 27, 2020 - 7:00pm
Harford County Agricultural Center
3525 Conowingo Road
Street, MD 21154
United States
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Join other 4-H'ers as they prepare to improve on a major life skill through participation in the Harford County 4-H Public Speaking Contest. The categories available to compete in, which are divided by age groups (Junior, Intermediate & Senior), are:

  • prepared speech
  • extemporaneous speech
  • radio spot
  • interpretations

Champion winners will be invited to compete at the State Public Speaking Contest to be held during the annual Maryland Day event at College Park on Saturday, April 25.

The following options are available, but will not be eligible for the State Public Speaking Contest:  Juniors can choose to recite the 4-H Pledge; and Clovers (youth ages 5-7) may choose to recite the 4-H Pledge, do Show & Tell or use their favorite book. The Duo Dialog is also offered for all age groups as well.

For contest categories, rules and registration, see the Related Files below. Registration is due by Tuesday, March 24.

Lynne DiBastiani
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Contact Phone: 
(410) 638-3255
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