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Fashion Storyboard

March 2

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Date.  Storyboards must be turned in to your County Extension by their posted deadline.

Location.  Storyboards will be displayed with awards on the same day as district fashion show.  No attendance is required.


  • Contestants must be registered through 4-H Connect by midnight March 2, 2018.
  • Completed storyboards must be turned in to the county office by the county’s posted deadline.
  • CEAs must have the boards submitted to the District IV office by March 9, 2018
  • Boards may be picked up by the contestant, contestant’s parent, or his/her CEA.

Registration.  Each participating member is required to register on 4-H Connect and pay the $10 contest registration fee.  Registration will open on February 2, and close at midnight on March 2, 2018.  Agents, please ensure all information on 4-H Connect is correct before certifying on the county level.   Storyboards submitted without a Connect entry will not be judged.  Each entry must have the contest label securely mounted on the back of the board.

Label download:  4-H Fashion Storyboard Label (PDF)

Participation.  Participants must be 4‐H members currently enrolled in a Texas 4‐H & Youth Development county program and actively participating in the Clothing & Textiles project. Contestants must also be academically eligible (according to UIL rules) to compete on the day of the contest. Storyboard contestants are not required to attend unless they are competing in another contest however, if a 4-H member/adult chooses to attend to view the display they may do so. Storyboard awards will be presented during the Fashion Show awards program.

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 (grades 3, 4, 5)
  • Intermediate (grades 6, 7, 8)
  • Senior (grades (9, 10, 11, 12)

Entries per county.  A 4‐H member may enter only one storyboard.  There are no limits to the number of Fashion Storyboards that a county may enter at the district contest. Participation in the Fashion Storyboard competition at Texas 4-H Roundup is for senior age division Texas 4-H members, who have placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in their district contest.


The following design brief serves as the direction for the 2018 Fashion Storyboards. 4-H members should create their Fashion Storyboard around their interpretation of the design brief.

“Fashion Design to the Rescue”

Wham! Pow! Bam! Take a cue from the superheroes or supervillains found in cartoons, movies and comic books to create your own original design. Whether your inspiration comes from a person with phenomenal powers fighting for noble causes, their masked sidekick, or a criminal archenemy wreaking havoc on humanity, let their colorful and flashy costumes, valorous heroism, and superhuman traits be the stimulus to your extraordinary blueprint to rescuing the world of fashion.

Awards.  The top five placing contestants in each category/age division will be recognized.

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.

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District IV 4-H