Present as a team for your Demonstration, Illustrated Talk, or Dramatic Interpretation
Share information about a recent trip or hobby
Inspire others to take action for a cause
4-H Public Presentations Event - In-Person and Virtual Options!
Saturday, March 4, 2023,
9:00 AM -
Are you nervous about speaking in front of people? Would you
like to develop skills for school and future careers?
The 4-H Public Presentation Event is a fun way to meet others, learn new skills,
and enhance your self-confidence!
Who: Enrolled 4-H members ages 5-18. Not enrolled? Contact Kristin Ruggiero to enroll for free!
The Categories for 4-H
Demonstration - Show and explain how to do or make something
Illustrated Talk - Use visual aids to tell
about a topic (PowerPoint, poster, models, etc.)
Formal Speech - Persuade, motivate or
inform the audience without the use of visuals
Recitation - Perform a piece of
pre-written material (monologue, poem, essay, etc.)
Dramatic Interpretation - A presenter or team of two
re-enacts of a piece of scripted material. Should include props and
costumes. Original pieces are accepted
Interview Process - 4-H teens will undergo a
simulated job or college entrance interview with a volunteer
evaluator. Includes resume, cover letter, application, and face-to-face
the day of the event, you will present your presentation to two trained
evaluators, who will offer valuable feedback to help you improve your skills.
The 4-H Public Presentation Event is not a competition, but an opportunity to
practice speaking in front of others.
Unable to make it on March 4th? Submit your presentation virtually by Sunday, March 5th!
2023 4-H Presentations Overview and Event Details
To learn more about this year's event including the in-person and virtual options and resources, view: 2023 Rockland County 4-H Public Presentations Overview and Event Details
Did you miss the virtual workshop on January 16? See the slides from the 4-H Public Presentations Overview
Preparing for Public Presentations
4-H Teen Interviews
CCE Rockland Education Center
10 Patriot Hills Drive
Stony Point, New York 10980
Last updated January 17, 2023