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NJ State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

WHAT: A dairy quiz bowl competition. (Jeopardy-style trivia questions, where participants buzz in to answer).
WHEN: Saturday, March 23, 2024 approximately 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Rutgers Cook Campus.
HOW: A combination of the North American Invitational 4-H Quiz Bowl Rules and the Junior Holstein Association Quiz Bowl Rules will be used.
WHO: Participants must designate on entry form if competing as a Junior Holstein and/or 4-H team.

For Junior teams, all four members must meet the requirements for that contest for the team to be a Holstein or 4-H team. If all the team members meet the requirements for both, a team can be designated as both a Junior Holstein and a 4-H team. Participants may enter as individuals and be matched up to make a team.

Senior members will be competing as individuals with no team contest.

Age Requirement - For the Holstein teams, there will be a Junior Division (grades 4-8 OR under 16 years of age as of Jan. 1) and Senior Division (grades 9-13 and 16-21 years old as of Jan. 1).

For the State 4-H Team: According to the North American Invitational 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl eligibility rules, senior members representing New Jersey at that contest must meet the following requirements: A 4-H member who celebrates their 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, or 19th birthday during the year of the contest is age-eligible for this competition. Any Junior member in grade 8, who will meet this age requirement in 2024 that wishes to be considered for a state 4-H team will be required to participate in this contest as a senior.

Participant Requirements

4-H Designation - Members must be registered in the 4-H Dairy Project in the county they wish to represent in New Jersey by January 1, of the current year, have attended 70 % of their club meetings, have an up-to-date record book, have given a club or county presentation in the last year and participated in a community service project in the past year. Members must be in grades 4-13 to participate in the 4-H competition.

Junior Holstein Association Designation - Members must be current Junior Holstein members with dues paid. If competing as a Holstein member, you must know if you are able to attend the National Holstein Convention by this state contest.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Please return the enclosed entry form and sample questions by March 9th to: Melissa Bright, Somerset County 4-H Agent, 310 Milltown Road Bridgewater NJ 08807.

PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR THE SYMPOSIUM even if you are only doing Quiz Bowl in the afternoon.

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