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Fashion Show

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$10.00
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CONTEST INFORMATION

Schedule.                                 

  • Registration                        1:00 to 1:30 p.m.
  • Orientation                         1:30 p.m.
  • Judging
  • Awards

Registration.  Each participating member is required to register on 4-H Connect (https://texas.4honline.com) and pay the $10.00 registration fee.  Registration will open on February 10 and close at midnight March 10, 2017.

Participation. Contestants must be active 4-H members enrolled in a Texas 4-H and Youth Development county program in District IV.  Contestants must also be academically eligible (according to UIL rules) to compete on the day of the contest.

Age. Age divisions are determined by a participant’s grade as of September 1 of the current 4-H year.  Age divisions for this contest are:

  • Junior                                 grade 3, 4, or 5
  • Intermediate                     grade 6, 7, or 8
  • Senior                                 9, 10, 11, or 12

Entries per county. Each county may enter one individual per age division per category. The top senior individual in each category will qualify for state.

Awards.  1st through 5th place individual awards in each age category will be presented.

Participants with disabilities. If you need any type of accommodation to participate in this program or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Derrick Bruton at 972-952-9264 or d-bruton@tamu.edu at least 2 weeks prior to the program or note such needs when registering on 4-H Connect.

Divisions/Categories. Descriptions are listed and defined below.

JUNIOR AND INTERMEDIATE BUYING CATEGORIES

Dressy Garments worn to dressy activities such as church, banquets, luncheons and 4-H interviews. Examples are children’s suits and dressy dresses. Original material must be fabric and not from recycled items. Form (Word/ PDF)
Everyday Living Includes casual sportswear, weekend-wear, clothing for school, casual after-school events, or hanging out with friends. Form (Word/ PDF)
Fantastic Fashion under $25 This category is designed to expand the 4-H member’s shopping experience to include different shopping venues. Outfits must be purchased at a garage sale, consignment store, Goodwill, Salvation Army, or other retail business. Receipts are required for everything that is visible during the interview, except shoes. Receipts for garage sales can be handwritten. This includes jewelry and accessories. Do not need to account for sales tax. Form (Word/ PDF)
Special Interest Limited to special purpose garments. Examples are band, pep squad and cheerleader uniforms; sleep wear; theatrical and circus-type costumes such as clown suits and ballet costumes; equestrian clothing and riding apparel; hiking clothing; or rock climbing clothing. Garments in this category should not be suitable for ordinary activities. Form (Word/ PDF)

 

SENIOR BUYING CATEGORIES

Business/Interview Attire Entry should be an outfit you would wear for a job interview, scholarship interview, job fair, or other professional event.  1. Professional – This is a more traditional, conservative approach (e.g., business suit or blazer, tie and dress slacks for men; business suit, pantsuit, or jacket and dress for women) and may vary by employer or industry.  2. Business Casual – This is more relaxed and comfortable but demonstrates good judgment in choices and displays a neat appearance (e.g., polo shirt, shirt with a collar or sweater; khakis or other slacks; dress or casual leather shoes for men and women; moderate length dress or skirt for women). Form (PDF)
Semi-formal to Formal Entry must be designed for semi-formal to formal occasions and made from fabrics intended for the same. This includes men’s suits and tuxedos and women’s dressy dresses, formal gowns, wedding dresses, and bridesmaid dresses. Form (PDF)
Fantastic Fashion under $25 This category is designed to expand the 4-H member’s shopping experience to include different shopping venues. Outfits must be purchased at a garage sale, consignment store, Goodwill, Salvation Army, or other retail business. Receipts are required for everything that is visible during the interview, except shoes. Receipts for garage sales can be handwritten. This includes jewelry and accessories. Do not need to account for sales tax. Form (PDF)
Special Interest Limited to special purpose garments. Examples are band, pep squad and cheerleader uniforms; sleep wear; theatrical and circus-type costumes such as clown suits and ballet costumes; equestrian clothing and riding apparel; hiking clothing; or rock climbing clothing. Garments in this category should not be suitable for ordinary activities. Form (PDF)

 

JUNIOR AND INTERMEDIATE CONSTRUCTION CATEGORIES

Everyday Living Includes casual sportswear, weekend-wear, clothing for school, casual after-school events, or hanging out with friends. Form (Word/ PDF)
Re-Fashion The result of modifying existing clothing into something more fashionable. The main purpose of ReFashion is creativity, as well as sewing skills. The member designs and sews a wearable garment from previously used garments. The completed garment is different from its original use, not just an alteration. (Examples: neck ties sewn together to form a skirt or taking old t-shirts and making them into a skirt) Form (Word/ PDF)
Dressy Garments worn to dressy activities such as church, banquets, luncheons and 4-H interviews. Examples are children’s suits and dressy dresses. Original material must be fabric and not from recycled items. Form (Word/ PDF)
Theatre/Costume Garment intended for use as a costume, which would include stage production. May be sewn from fabric or from another garment. These garments may be unusual or innovative materials; imaginative but wearable. Form (Word/ PDF)

 

SENIOR CONSTRUCTION CATEGORIES

Everyday Living Includes casual sportswear, weekend-wear, clothing for school, casual after-school events, or hanging out with friends. FORM (PDF)
Re-Fashion The result of modifying existing clothing into something more fashionable. The main purpose of ReFashion is creativity, as well as sewing skills. The member designs and sews a wearable garment from previously used garments. The completed garment is different from its original use, not just an alteration. (Examples: neck ties sewn together to form a skirt or taking old t-shirts and making them into a skirt) FORM (PDF)
Semi-formal to Formal Entry must be designed for semi-formal to formal occasions and made from fabrics intended for the same. Original material must be fabric and not from recycled items. FORM (PDF)
Theatre/Costume Garment intended for use as a costume, which would include stage production. May be sewn from fabric or from another garment. These garments may be unusual or innovative materials; imaginative but wearable. FORM (PDF)

 

SENIOR NATURAL FIBERS

  • Cotton Wearable
  • Wool/Mohair
 The purpose of the Fashion Show Natural Fiber Contest is an opportunity for 4-H members to exhibit the skills learned related to Cotton and Wool/Mohair. To recognize 4-H members who do outstanding work in a clothing project that includes the study of cotton or wool, and mohair. FORM (PDF)

Some examples can be found in this document:  http://fcs.tamu.edu/files/2015/01/fashion-show-buying-and-construction-rules-and-guidelines.pdf

Paperwork Requirements. Fashion Show forms must be uploaded on 4-H Connect by the deadline posted above.  The CEA signature is not required for district.  Approval of 4-H Connect registration will constitute CEA approval of the member’s forms.  Contestants who do not upload the required forms on 4-H Connect at the time of entry will be disqualified.

Confirmed Judges and Helpers.  Submission of the Judges Information Sheet is a mandatory requirement from each county. The form is due March 10, 2017. Each county should submit these forms providing the names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of two qualified people who have agreed to volunteer for this event.   judge-form

Resources.  The contest will follow the State Fashion Show Guidelines which are listed on the following website:  http://fcs.tamu.edu (Browse Topics/Youth)

Texas 4-H Fashion Show

 

ADDITIONAL DISTRICT RULES

  • Three minutes allowed for judging.
  • Presentations will not be permitted during interview judging.
  • No additional garments may be carried. All garments must be worn during the competition.
  • However, props can be carried for the Fashion Show only (i.e. show stick, tennis racket, golf club, corsage, teddy bear). No props will be allowed during the judging process.
  • All garments to be judged must have been purchased or constructed during participation in the current year’s 4-H clothing project.
  • Garments not fitting category description will be judged accordingly.
  • Judging will be by category groups.
  • There is one rehearsal for all contestants. They must be present.
  • Natural Fibers is now a class just like construction or buying. A member may choose to only enter the
  • Natural Fibers Contest or both the Natural Fibers Contest and the appropriate Construction or Buying division. A Natural Fiber contestant may be judged twice.
  • Junior contestants are allowed to construct one complete outfit or one piece of an outfit.
  • Judges will ask Junior contestants what part of their outfit they made.
  • Intermediate and Senior contestants must construct all parts of their outfit. Entries not meeting these requirements will be judged and scored accordingly.

A participant receives a penalty of 5 or more points for not following all Fashion Show requirements, which includes not completing all forms or illegible or incorrect forms.

If ties should occur, the ties will be broken using the state tie-breaking rules.

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Parents will not be allowed in the holding or judging areas during the judging process.  An area will be available for parents to wait.

Counties may enter one entry from each of the three age groups in each category of each division.

The only entry forms that are acceptable are those found on this page. DO NOT reformat any of the Word or Adobe Documents to accommodate the amount you want to place on your entry.

 


Details

Date:
April 1
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$10.00
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Organizer

District IV 4-H

Venue

North Central Texas College (NCTC)
1525 W California St.
Gainesville, TX 76240 United States
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Website:
http://www.nctc.edu/CampusPages/GainesvilleCampus.aspx