Annual Demonstration & Public Speaking Event

All 4-Hers are invited to sign up for the annual Verbal Communications Event. This is a great opportunity to build the life-long skill of effective communication. Events like this help 4-Hers build confidence, hone their communication skills, and prepare for life!

This year’s Verbal Communications Event will be on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 5:30 pm at the Porter County Expo Center’s Patio Room. (Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. for participants.)

To help us prepare, please include Demonstrations and/or Public Speaking when you complete your online FairEntry process by June 25th. Learn more about FairEntry at

Didn’t enroll in Communications projects? Don’t worry! We feel this event is so important in helping you grow as an individual, that we are giving you another chance to sign up! Please complete the form at to register for the event. Please complete this form by June 25th.

Looking for resources to help you plan your speech or demonstration? Check out the Indiana 4-H Communications webpage at At this website, you will find various resources, presentation time limits, sample scorecards, and even a pre-recorded webinar series to help you develop and deliver your presentation.

We are in the process of completing the enrollment process for a new volunteer superintendent for Verbal Communications. In the meantime, please feel free to reach out to 4-H Extension Educator Joan Grott with any questions at