Educational Exhibits

Rules:

  1. Exhibits are limited to non-profit organizations, non-commercial groups in Johnson County. Exhibit booths must be educational and will not be manned.
  2. Exhibit space will be half of an 8′ table (30″ x 48″) and will be provided. The exhibitor must furnish their own table cloth and display equipment. Electrical outlets are available upon request.
  3. Exhibit space may be reserved by calling the Johnson County Extension office at 754-2240 by Friday, August 4.
  4. All exhibit booths must be in place by 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 22.
  5. All exhibit booths must be removed from the building between 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 23.
  6. Ribbons will be awarded to exhibit booths for EH clubs, Master Gardeners, 4-H clubs, FFA, FCCLA and other youth organizations. Premium money will be awarded based as follows.
    • Blue Ribbon………………..$20
    • Red Ribbon…………………$15
    • White Ribbon………………Ribbon Only
    • Sweepstakes……………….$25
    • Reserve Sweepstakes…….$20

Educational Exhibit Scoresheet:

Component Points
Appropriateness of Theme

  • Educational and/or promotional message – timely, important, practical message suited for the viewing audience
15
Presentation

  • Attracts Attention (10 pts) – light, motion, sound, color, size, etc.
  • Title of Exhibit (10 pts) – attractive, catchy, easy to read, appropriate placement
  • Design (20 pts) – Good use of color, center of interest, unity of movement, contrast, balance, proportion and scale
  • Printed Visuals (10 pts) – appropriate size and placement, neat and easy to read
50
Effectiveness

  • Message accurate, concise, and simple
  • Only one subject covered, unnecessary material eliminated
  • Educational or promotional effectiveness (20 pts) – increases knowledge/changes attitude/creates a desire for involvement
35
Total Points Possible 100

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