Fashion Revue

October 19, 2019
Middlebush Hall
University of Missouri
900 University Ave
Columbia, MO 65201

What is State 4-H Fashion Revue?

State 4-H Fashion Revue is a competitive event for 4-H youth. Although it is preferred that youth be enrolled in 4-H clothing, textile, knit, or crochet projects, the State Revue is open to any 4-H member that is selected as a winner of a county 4-H Fashion Revue. County rules or policies determine local project enrollment requirements. During county and state 4-H Fashion Revues, youth have the opportunity to demonstrate what they've learned about clothing construction, consumerism, appearance, grooming habits, clothing selections and more.

4-H youth that were selected as winners of county 4-H Fashion Revue events during 2019 are eligible to participate in the State 4-H Fashion Revue on October 19, 2019, at the University of Missouri.

In addition to attending fun, educational workshops, youth will participate in a session where an adult expert judges their made and purchased garment.

Objectives are to provide:

  • An opportunity to demonstrate skills and knowledge of clothing and textile construction and consumerism
  • A reflection of the fashion trends of young people
  • A learning experience in dressing and grooming for the "total" look
  • An educational workshop for learning to project a smile, enthusiasm and poise, and help build self-confidence
  • An opportunity for each 4-H participant to involve his or her special talents
  • An educational program that may be adapted and reproduced at the county/area level
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    State 4-H Fashion Revue is a competitive event. Participants are judged on these general criteria.

    • Ability to exhibit poise and confidence
    • Ability to demonstrate ensemble to reflect his/her personality
    • Ability to exhibit the skills-necessary to plan, select, and acquire clothing for different occasions
    • Ability to show the skill and ability to select suitable and becoming accessories to wear with garment
    • Ability to maintain a good posture and exhibit good grooming habits
    • Ability to demonstrate fashion "know-how" by creating the "total look" in the particular fashion style chosen, including hairstyle, make-up, and accessories
    • Ability to demonstrate skills used to create a knitted or crocheted garment
    • One junior (age 8-10), one intermediate (age 11-13) and one senior (age 14-18) may participate in the Clothes You Make and in the Clothes You Buy categories. One contestant (junior, intermediate, or senior) may participate in the Knit and in the Crochet categories. Each county may send up to eight contestants.

    Finalists in the State 4-H Fashion Revue will receive awards.

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    Eligible youth must complete the registration and the Garment Data Forms on the 4-H Online site.

    4-H youth staff members must approve each registration verifying youth eligibility in 4HOnline.

    Online registration will open June 15 and close August 15, 2019. No late registrations will be accepted!

    Cost is $45 per person (cost includes lunch).

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      Refund/cancelation policy

      No refunds are allowed.

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      Instructions for completing forms

      We need to know what participants will be wearing in the State 4-H Fashion Revue. Your ensemble and accessories should reflect the season for which they are intended to be worn, and should not be altered just because the Fashion Revue is held in the fall. It is important that a complete description of the outfit be given on the Garment Data Forms. Describe the specific details that make up the design. (The back of the pattern envelope is a good source of descriptive terms for those in the Clothes You Make category).

      Please fill in the requested information as accurately as possible. The Garment Data Forms are used for news releases and commentary.

      The Garment Data Forms must include one full-length, color photograph of you wearing the complete outfit (including accessories) that you will model at the State Fashion Revue. This photo may be taken at your 4-H county event. The photo is used for category placements and background information for the judges and fashion show coordinator. The photo should fit the area designated on the registration form.

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      Schedule and travel information

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      Schedule at-a-glance

      8:00-8:45 a.m. Registration and dress change
      8:45-8:55 a.m. Whole group welcome
      9:00-11:50 a.m. Workshops and judging
      12:00-12:30 p.m. Lunch (provided for participants only)
      12:30-1:45 p.m. Fashion Show rehersal
      2:00 p.m. Fashion Show, awards and closing

      To help participants get off to a good start, please remember the following:

      1. Registration is from 8:00 - 8:45 a.m. for both parents and 4-H’ers on the first floor in Middlebush Hall. Participants should plan to dress and prepare for the day during this time.
      2. Dressing for participants will be in designated areas of the Middlebush Hall. Mirrors will be placed in these rooms and electrical outlets are available.
      3. Parking is available in Hitt Street Parking Structure or University Ave Parking Structure. Both garages are located close to the corners of University and Hiit Street and within one block to Middlebush Hall.
      4. Workshops and judging begin promptly at 9 a.m. and are held in Middlebush Hall. Room size is small so that we ask parents not to attend the judging or workshop sessions.
      5. Fashion Show will begin in Missouri Theatre or Jesse Hall (TBD) at 2 p.m. Both locations are within 1-2 blocks of Middlebush Hall. Remember that appropriate accessories to your outfit can be included in the Fashion Show. If you decide to bring an accessory, choose an item that is appropriate for your garment (i.e. tennis racket with sports outfit; beach ball/towel with summer outfit).
      6. Parent’s may pick up a program that includes a schedule of events then tour the campus or Columbia. Parents are welcome to attend the Fashion Show.
      7. Registration fee ($45) includes the cost of lunch for the participant. We will eat as a group.

    For eligibility or competition questions, contact Anne Reeder.

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    Special notes

    Senior division State 4-H Fashion Revue winners who place first in any category (clothes you make, clothes you buy, knit, and crochet) are eligible to compete in that category again.

    Garments may be made from any fabric, but please indicate if fabric is 100% cotton or 60% wool on the Clothes You Make Garment Data Form.

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