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2021 MI 4-H Horse Program's Virtual Communications Contest

Providing opportunities for youth to showcase their communication skills, all while interacting a positive, online environment.

Youth of all ages have the opportunity to compete in both Public Speaking and/or Demonstration Contests. Entries will be in the form of submissions in the Facebook group "MI 4-H Horse Program's Virtual Communications Contest" ( or via email to Each entry will be judged and scoresheets with feedback will be kept private, and emailed directly to the youth participant. Entries must be submitted during the appropriate contest time frames (described below). Contest results will be shared in the Facebook group as well as on the page "Michigan 4-H Horse Program" ( Prizes will be mailed to 1st place winning participants. Contests are $5 each to enter.

Complete event rules can be found at:

  • Out of state participants (all ages)
  • Junior (ages 8-13)
  • Senior (ages 14-19)
  • Cloverbud (ages 5-7)
  • Public Speaking
    • Out of State & Senior participants (May 1-4)
    • Junior & Cloverbud participants (May 5-8)
  • Demonstration
    • Out of State & Senior participants (May 9-12)
    • Junior & Cloverbud participants (May 13-16)
  • Infographic: May 17-19
  • Edited Demonstration Video: May 20-23
  • Photography
    • Out of State & Senior participants (May 24-26)
    • Junior & Cloverbud participants (May 27-29)

Registration for MI 4-H Horse Program's Virtual Communications Contest is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on May 24, 2021.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information, contact Taylor Fabus at