Horticultural Performing Arts
The purpose of this contest is to give youth the opportunity to express themselves in performing arts utilizing horticultural subject(s) as the theme.
Who Can Participate?
Any youth in the following age categories may participate. Each age category will be judged separately.
A. 5-9 year olds
B. 10-14 year olds
C. 15-18 year olds
D. 19-22 year olds
Entries may consist of individuals or groups (up to six people). An individual may compete both individually and be a member of a group as well. The group age will be determined by the age of the oldest group member.
Project Requirements and Scoring
The performance area is expected to be about 10 x 15 feet in size. The performance time limit is 5-10 minutes and does not include set preparation/breakdown. Questions after the performance may be asked by judges only. Some entries may be selected for command performances during the NJHA convention.
Performances may consist of (but not be limited to) prose, poetry, skits, puppet plays, creative dance, musical compositions and/or other original compositions. All entries must have an oral component. Props/Costumes may be used. Performances do not necessarily need to be memorized, although scoring may consider dependence upon notes.
National Award: Up to three National Award Winner performances in each age category will be chosen to receive a medal.
Grand National Winner: One performance may receive a medal in recognition as Grand National Award winner.
If there are no entries or entries are not of sufficient quality, an award may not be given.
Jack B. Leaver
1088 Fountain View
Holland, MI 49423
Phone 616 298-2433