Phone : 530.458.5131     Email : info@colusarcd.org

2018 CCRCD Speak Off

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2018 CCRCD Speak Off

High School students have an opportunity to practice their presentation skills and win a cash prize!

Topic: “How can RCDs help landowners reduce the threat of fires?”

 

District Contest Date and Location:

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2016, 6:00 PM

Colusa Industrial Park Conference Room, 100 Sunrise Blvd., Colusa, Ca 

 

The winner of the District Contest advances to the regional contest to be held on October 17th in Yolo County.

The regional winner advances to the California Association of Resource Conservation District (CARCD) state contest held in San Diego on November 16th. The regional winner has been awarded travel expenses to compete at the state contest in past years.

Past Year Prizes:                             District                              Regional                           State (All receive Plaques)

                                                                1st – $50.00                       1st  – $100.00                   1st –  $300.00

                                                                2nd – $30.00                      2nd – $50.00                      2nd – $200.00

                                                                3rd – $20.00                      3rd – $25.00                      3rd – $100.00

Contestant Qualifications:

Must be a high school student, grades 9-12, at the time of state conference in November.

Any prior state winner is not eligible as a contestant.

Must have an interest in agriculture, resource conservation or the environment.

Contestants MUST speak at the regional level to compete at the state level.

 

Speech Requirements:

Speaking order will be determined by drawing numbers.

The speech will be three to five minutes in length, including the salutation and title.

The speaker shall NOT introduce themselves or state what school they represent. However, mentioning their county or area is allowed.

Notes will be allowed at the district and regional levels, but not at the state level.

No props, costumes, or visual aids will be allowed at any level.

The speech MUST include a link to Resource Conservation Districts.

More Information: Judges have been known to show a preference for a casual speaking manner much different than the highly polished powerful approach desired at more stringent public speaking competitions. Please look over the attached judging sheet to become familiar on what you will be judged on. You are welcomed to call the Colusa County RCD with any questions you may have about the subject matter. Please plan ahead because the office in only normally staffed Monday-Wednesday. Have fun and good luck!

How to enter: Fill out and return the application form to the Colusa County RCD by 4:00 PM on September 28, 2018

 

For more information Contact: Patti Turner (530) 458-5131 EXT.101 or patti.turner@ca.nacdnet.net

 

 

 

 

 

CARCD CONSERVATION EDUCATION COMMITTEE

HIGH SCHOOL SPEAK-OFF COMPETITION

2018 APPLICATION FORM

Topic: “How can RCDs help landowners reduce the threat of fires?”

Name:____________________________________________________________

 

Age:_____________________________________________________________

 

Address:__________________________________________________________

 

City/ Zip:__________________________________________________________

 

Phone: (_____) ____________________________________________________

 

High School:_______________________________________________________

 

Teacher:___________________________________________________________

 

Grade:____________________________________________________________

 

Club Affiliations:_____________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

Briefly state your interest in conservation, environmental, or agricultural practices:

_____________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________

 

Return by September 28th by 4:00 pm to:

Colusa County Resource Conservation District

100 Sunrise Blvd., Ste. B

Colusa, Ca  95932

EMAIL: patti.turner@ca.nacdnet.net

 

For Questions call: Patti Turner (530)458-5131×101 or 530-701-6693

 

IF A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS ARE NOT RECEIVED BY THE DUE DATE THE CCRCD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO EXTEND THE DEADLINE.

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