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2017 4-H Peanut Essay Contest

Deadline: NOVEMBER 3, 2017

Who Can Participate: Any one who is an enrolled member of 4-H. Go to www. Alabama4H.com to join.


  • Must write essay on the topic “Peanuts: From the Ground Up!”
  • Essays must be typed
  • Divisions:

Junior: Ages 9 to 14 (500-750 words)

Senior: Ages 14 to 19 (750-1000 words)

Judging: Judging will be based on the basis of accuracy, creativity, and conciseness, as well as logical development of the subject.

Awards for each division:

County: Placing ribbon and Certificate of Participation

State: 1st place: $50.00 and plaque

2nd place: $35.00 and plaque

3rd place: $25.00 and a plaque

Deadline: November 3, 2017 in the Jefferson County 4-H Office

Mail to:

Jefferson County 4-H Program

2121 Building, Ste. 1700

2121 Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd.

Birmingham, AL 35203

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Submissions will not be accepted after 4:30 p.m. on November 3, 2017.