NJHA has numerous contests available for youth of all ages. Contests occur on Saturday morning, while activities may occur at other times throughout the weekend.
The most recent winners are available here.
Previous winners are available in our Archive.
View rules for Grand National and National Winners here.
Score sheets for all contests are available here.
Students identify 100 plant samples from four different categories (fruits, nuts, & berries, vegetables, flowers & indoor plants, and landscape ornamentals).
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To expand the knowledge of individuals in the area of horticulture, promote horticulture as a career and hobby, and stimulate others to improve their environment through the art and science of horticulture. This contest provides youth with the opportunity to improve their skills in assembling, organizing, and disseminating information in an efficient manner.
Open to ages 5-22. Classes include:
States enter a display which is judged on Saturday.
To encourage state spirit in a friendly manner. The Sprit Stick Award will be presented to the state that best demonstrates their excitement and dedication to NJHA. A state delegation is best reflected by their actions. At all times during the convention, attendees should reflect a positive image of NJHA. Most importantly delegations should be enthusiastic. Delegates from states should attend and be active at all events.View rules
To recognize individuals who have excelled in activities and leadership connected with NJHA and other organizations.View rules
Available to any youth who have already attended one convention and are planning on returning to the convention to expand their knowledge within NJHA.View rules