Youth are asked to create an exhibit from any type of materials, from Lego, K-Nex, Construx, Erector, Tinker Toys, Lincoln Logs, Duplo Blocks, Craft Sticks and much more. Models will be judged on workmanship, appropriateness for age and creativity.
For Judging and Check-in information, consult the current 4-H Catalog.
- Completed record sheet must be turned in by the established and posted date.
- Project is organized into three divisions:
- Beginner (Grades 3-5)
- Intermediate (Grades 6-8)
- Advanced (Grades 9-12)
- Each 4-H’er must provide a label (attached with string) with the 4-H members’ name, club, grade and division on it, and each article of the Model should be labeled with name of exhibitor.
- Exhibits may be of any design and made with items such as Legos, K-Nex, Construx, Erector, Tinker Toys, Lincoln Logs, Duplo Blocks, Craft Sticks, etc. Blocks may be glued together, but is not mandatory.
- Exhibit must be no taller than 24” high and must rest on a sturdy base which is no more than 24” square.
- Members should construct a more advanced project each year.
- Models will be judged on workmanship, appropriateness for age, creativity and completed record sheet.
- Premiums and Grand Champions will be determined by the method stated in the Adams County 4-H Governing Rules under the General Project Rules section.
- Construct and exhibit structure, construction set or character (animal, person, statue, etc.) that you created.
- Kits are recommended in the beginner division, however not required.
- Construct and exhibit a structure, scene, or some form of transportation (car, plane, train, etc.) or something similar that you created.
- Strive to use your creativity and design your construction set project.
- Kits are not recommended in the Intermediate Division.
- Construct and exhibit a scene with a minimum of two related objects that you created.
- Examples may include Tractor on a Farm Scene, Space Shuttle with Lunar Module, etc.)
- Incorporate moveable or motorized parts in this Senior Division.