Food & Nutrition

4-H Food Show

This is an individual contest in which a 4-H member prepares a dish in one of the contest categories and presents it to a panel of judges. They also share with the judges information that they have learned through their project in Foods and Nutrition.

The Palo Pinto County 4-H Food Show will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2023.  Entry deadline is Monday, October 23, 2023.  The complete guidelines and entry forms are available below:

2023 County Food Show Packet

4-H Food Challenge

From a set of predetermined ingredients provided, teams of 3 to 4  4-H members must develop a recipe and prepare the dish within 40 minutes. Teams then make a presentation to a judging panel, explaining the preparation steps, serving size, food safety concerns, nutrition value and cost of the dish.

The Palo Pinto County 4-H Food Challenge will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2023.  Entry deadline is Monday, October 23, 2023. You can submit your entry by calling the Extension office at 940-659-1228.

2023 Palo Pinto County 4-H Food Challenge Guide

Educational Resources that May be used by Teams:

 Fight Bac – Food Safety Resource

 Know Your Nutrients Resource

 MyPlate Resource

Food Safety Fact Sheet

FCH Quiz Bowl

The Quiz Bowl involves teams of three or four members. Two teams compete against each other at one time, answering questions related to the subject matter with the use of an electronic buzzer system. 

Palo Pinto County will be able to send  multiple teams to the District 3 4-H Contest. More information about this contest will be available soon.

2021-2022 FCH Quiz Bowl Study Guide




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