2017 Linn County Fair 4-H Clothing Event Results

Linn County 4-H members in the clothing project participated in the Clothing Event competition on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Linn County Extension Office.  For the Clothing Selection Division, 4-H’ers competing, selected outfits that represented the member’s intended use of the outfit.   In the Fashion Revue Division members constructed a garment of their choice.  The $15 Challenge Division challenges youth to create an outfit for under $15 from alternative sources such as resale stores.  After judging, the participants have the opportunity to model their outfits at the Fashion Show on Sunday, July 2 at the Linn County Fairgrounds.


Those receiving honors and will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair in the Senior Clothing Event, and the Senior $15 Challenge are:


Caitlin Robertson, Senior Clothing selection winner, heading to the Iowa State Fair.

Senior Clothing Selection:  Caitlin Robertson, Marion

Senior $15 Challenge: Isabel Hogg, Cedar Rapids

Alternate $15 Challenge:  Lara Gavin, Robins



Left to Ridht: Josie Barkalow, Annelise Barkalow, Mariah Smith, Caitlin Robertson. All from Indian Creek 4-H club.

Those Junior 4-H’ers receiving Outstanding recognition are:

                Junior  $15 Challenge:  Kaylee Nicholas, Cedar Rapids

                Junior Clothing Selection:  Lucy Oehler, Cedar Rapids

                Junior Fashion Revue:  Louise Funk, Cedar Rapids

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4-Hers lined up prior to the Fashion Show at the Fair.

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.


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