Heritage

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Co-Superintendent: Rhonda Herrick, Franklin 
Co-Superintendent: Crystal Fangmeier, Hebron

Rules

  1. An exhibit of items, pictures, maps, charts, slides/tapes, drawings, illustrations, writings or displays that depict the heritage of the member's family or community or 4-H history. Please note: Exhibits are entered at 4-H’ers own risk. We will not be responsible for loss or damage to family heirloom items or any items in this division. Displays should not be larger than 22" x 28" wide. If the size needs to be a different size because the historical item is larger than 22’x28” please contact the superintendents for approval. Display collections securely in an attractive container no larger than 22" x 28". Each county may enter a maximum of 3 exhibits per class from the Family Folklore and/or Foodways projects. Exhibits must include NAME, COUNTY, AGE & PAST EXPERIENCE (years in Explore Your Heritage, Family Folklore or Foodways projects) on back of exhibit.
  2. All entries must have documentation included. All static exhibits must have received a purple ribbon at the county fair to advance to the State Fair.
  3. Premier 4-H Science Award is available in this area. Please see General Rules for more details.
  4. Scoresheet—Explore Your Heritage SF71

Classes

DIVISION 101 - Level I: BEGINNING

(1-4 years in project)

  • A101001 - Heritage poster or flat exhibit - Entries may be pictures, posters, items that depict family heritage. Exhibits must be supported by a written explanation. 
  • A101002 - Family Genealogy/History Notebook - Include pedigree charts/family group sheets, with documentation for two-three generations of one family line, expanding each year. If multiple books included in exhibit, only bring book with most current year’s work. 
  • A101003 - Local History Scrapbook/Notebook - Scrapbook or notebook that depicts history of local community or Nebraska that helps youth appreciate their heritage. 
  • A101004 - Framed family groupings (or individuals) of pictures showing family history - Pictures must be supported by a written explanation. 
  • A101005 - Other exhibits depicting the heritage of the member's family or community - Exhibit must be supported by a written explanation. May include, biographical album of themselves or another family member, family cookbooks, etc. 
  • A101006 - 4-H History Scrapbook - A scrapbook relating 4-H history of local club or county. Must be work of individual 4-H'er - no club project. If multiple books included in exhibit, only bring book with most current year’s work. 
  • A101007 - 4-H History Poster - Poster relating 4-H history of local club or county or individual. A101008 - Story or illustration about a historical event. 
  • A101009 - Book review about local, Nebraska or regional history
  • A101010 - Other historical exhibits - attach an explanation of historical importance. 
  • A101011 - Family Traditions Book - Exhibitor scrapbook depicting family traditions of the past. 
  • A101012 - Family Traditions Exhibit - Story or illustration of a family tradition or event. Exhibits must be supported by a written explanation. 
  • A101013 - 4-H Club/County Scrapbook - Scrapbook relating 4-H history of local club or county compiled by club historian. If multiple books included in exhibit, only bring book with most current year’s work. 
  • A101014 - 4-H Member Scrapbook - Scrapbook relating to individual 4-H members' 4-H history. If multiple books included in exhibit, only bring book with most current year’s work.
  • A101015 - Special Events Scrapbook - A scrapbook relating to a 4-H special event, such as Congress or CWF or a personal or family special event, such as a trip, family reunion, etc.

DIVISION 102 - LEVEL II: ADVANCED

(over 4 years in project)

  • A102001 - Heritage poster or flat exhibit - Entries may be pictures, posters, items, etc. that depict family heritage. Exhibits must be supported by a written explanation. 
  • A102002 - Family Genealogy/History Notebook - Include pedigree charts/family group sheets, with documentation beyond two-three generations of one family line, expanding each year. If multiple books included in exhibit, only bring book with most current year’s work.
  • A102003 - Local History Scrapbook/Notebook - Scrapbook or notebook that depicts history of local community or Nebraska that helps youth appreciate their heritage. 
  • A102004 - Framed family groupings (or individuals) of pictures showing family history - Pictures must be supported by a written explanation. 
  • A102005 - Other exhibits depicting the heritage of the member's family or community - Exhibit must be supported by a written explanation. May include, biographical album of themselves or another family member, family cookbooks, etc. 
  • A102006 - 4-H History Scrapbook - A scrapbook relating 4-H history of local club or county. Must be work of individual 4-H'er - no club project. If multiple books included in exhibit, only bring book with most current year’s work.
  • A102007 - 4-H History Poster - Poster relating 4-H history of local club or county or individual. 
  • A102008 - Story or illustration about a historical event
  • A102009 - Book review about local, Nebraska or regional history
  • A102010 - Other historical exhibits - attach an explanation of historical importance. 
  • A102011 - Exhibit depicting the importance of a community or Nebraska historic landmark
  • A102012 - Community Report - documenting something of historical significance from past to present. 
  • A102013 - Historic Collection - displayed securely and attractively in a container no larger than 22" x 28".
  • A102014 - Video/DVD or slide/tape documentary of a family or a community event - Must be produced and edited by 4-H member.
  • A102015 - 4-H Club/County Scrapbook - Scrapbook relating 4-H history of local club or county compiled by club historian. If multiple books included in exhibit, only bring book with most current year’s work.
  • A102016 - 4-H Member Scrapbook - Scrapbook relating to individual 4-H members' 4-H history. If multiple books included in exhibit, only bring book with most current year’s work.
  • A102017 - Special Events Scrapbook - A scrapbook relating to a 4-H special event, such as Congress or CWF or a personal or family special event, such as a trip, family reunion, etc.

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