Public Presentation

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Date(s) - 27 Apr 2013
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Onondaga Community College - Whitney Building - Room 218-220 Follow signs in lobby

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Awards and RecognitionPublic Presentations for all youth in the Onondaga County 4-H Program will be offered on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 8:30 am to Noon in the Whitney Building at Onondaga County Community College. Selected 4-H Juniors (age 9-13 yrs.) and Seniors (14-19 yrs.) are then encouraged to represent our County and compete at the District level, scheduled for Saturday, May 11, 2013 in Rome, NY (within the Tractor Supply Inc. store). State level completion for Seniors only will be held the following weekend at Cornell University on May 18, 2013.  The purpose of the Public Presentation event is to give 4-H Youth the  opportunity to practice their speaking and demonstration skills to an audience. Public speakers can teach, persuade, or entertain others. Good speakers need to practice their craft, and 4-H Youth are encouraged to present in 1 of 3 categories; For more information… 1.) A demonstration is a way to teach others how to do or make something. In a demonstration, the presenter shows and explains each step of an activity. A  finished example of what has been demonstrated is usually displayed at the end of a demonstration.2.) An  illustrated talk is a useful way to explain a topic if animals or equipment necessary for the presentation are too large or too hard to handle in front of an audience. The presenter depends on models, posters, or charts to explain his or her topic in an illustrated talk.  A finished example is not required.3.) A team presentation is given by two or more presenters who teach others how to do something. All presenters  should participate equally in preparing and presenting the information, including the question and answer period.  For more information, guidelines and evaluation sheets see attached information and visit:


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