Egg-Cellent Egg Contest for 4-H’ers

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EggsRowan County 4-H has been asked to participate in a regional Egg-Cellent Egg Contest. This contest is open to youth ages 5-18 (as of January 1). To participate, the child must be enrolled in 4-H Online. Please read all of the information below before registering!

**Registration deadline is September 10, 2021. Click to register.**

**Eggs due to the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Rowan County office by 8:30 a.m. on November 4. We have to get them to Raleigh that day, so I need them on time!**

It is $10 per youth to participate which includes a t-shirt if they complete the project. This fee is due by September 10. If your child has Cloverbucks, we can use those (email Mrs. Laura to look up your child’s Cloverbucks total). Otherwise, you can pay the $10 fee in cash (exact change) or check made out to Rowan CES, and then we will send the money to the correct contact person.

Youth can submit up to 2 dozen eggs as long as they are not in the same color and size categories. Color categories are white, brown, blue/green and size categories are peewee/small/med and large/xl/jumbo. Participants have to attend two mandatory training sessions and complete a supplemental section for their age group. All resources and supplemental parts and anything else the participants need to know can be found at go.ncsu.edu/eggcontestsite.

**Please note that Rowan County may not be listed on the website linked above or the flyers, but Rowan youth CAN participate. We just weren’t one of the initial counties a part of this program, but have since been asked to participate.

-Initial Training is September 14 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom – this is mandatory for all participants to either join the live Zoom or watch the recording and tell their agent they watched the recording. Meeting zoom link will be sent the day before the training to the participants.

-In-Depth Training is October 5 from 5:30–6:15 p.m. for cloverbud/junior and 6:30–7:45 p.m. for intermediate/senior – this training is also mandatory and kids can either join live or watch the recording and let their agent know they watched it. Meeting zoom link will be sent the day before the training to the participants.

-Supplemental submission due on November 4 by 5 p.m.

-Awards Zoom will be on November 16 at 5:30 p.m.

If you have questions, please contact 4-H Agent Laura Allen at 704-216-8970 or laura_allen@ncsu.edu.