WHAT: A dairy quiz bowl competition. (Jeopardy-style trivia questions, where participants buzz in to answer).
WHEN: Saturday, March 25, 2023 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 2023 that wishes to be considered for a state 4-H team will be required to participate in this contest as a senior.
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. Member 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 10 to: Tracy Smith - 115 Jackson Valley Road, Oxford, NJ 07863 firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR THE SYMPOSIUM even if you are only doing Quiz Bowl in the afternoon.Register for Livestock Symposoum