4-H 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 October 23, 2016.  Entry deadline is October 14, 2016.  The complete guidelines and entry forms are available below:

2016 County Food Show Packet

2016 Food Show Participation Form

2016 Junior Food Show Scorecard

2016 Intermediate Food Show Scorecard

2016 Texas Food Show Scorecard

The links to the study resources can be found in the 2016 Palo Pinto County 4-H Food Show Packet which is available above.

4-H Food Challenge

From a set of predetermined ingredients provided, teams of 3 to 5 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 Saturday, November 12, 2016.  Entry deadline is November 4, 2016. You can submit your entry by calling the Extension office at 940-659-1228.

2016 County Food Challenge Guide

Food Challenge Preparation Scorecard 2016

Food Challenge Presentation Scorecard 2016

Educational Resources that May be used by Teams:

FightBac – Fight Foodborne Bacteria Brochure

Altering Recipes For Good Health

MyPlate – 10 Tips to a Great Plate

Nutrient Needs At a Glance

Nutrition 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 which will be held on Saturday November 5, 2016 in Vernon.  Entry deadline on 4-H connect is October 30, 2016 .  Contact the Palo Pinto County Extension Office at 940-659-1228 to enter your team.

2016 – 17 District 4-H Nutrition Quiz Bowl Study Guide

2017 State Nutrition Quiz Bowl Study Guide



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