In-person State Field Day
May 27, 2023
UC Davis Wellman Hall and Hart Hall
Virtual State Field Day Contests
May 10-20, 2023
4-H members ages 9-18 (as of Dec 31, 2022) are allowed to participate.
You do not have to be enrolled in a 4-H Video/Film Project to participate.
Limit of 3 videos per person or team may be entered.
Submit the link to your video when you register. Videos must be named with the name of the video and the category you are entering.
Video is a medium that is both an art and a science. 4-H has been using video to promote various aspects of the program, share information about 4-H, and recruit new volunteers and members.
Join our live screening at 2:00 pm at State Field Day on May 27th.
Top ranking videos in each division will be shared on the California 4-H YouTube channel. Subscribe to our channel to get notices of new videos.
Questions? Please contact email@example.com.
Film that uses still images to create the illusion of movement
A factual story or report
A fictional story that is more serious than funny
A fictional story that is amusing, lighthearted, or comic
An informational or inspirational narrative or Public Service Announcement designed to promote 4-H or non-4-H related programs
A 30 second 4-H related advertisement (must be exactly 30 seconds)
Q: What if i did not make my video about 4-H or a 4-H project. Can I still submit it?
A: Yes! this is a showcase of the amazing work 4-H'ers do, and we want to have as many submissions as possible.
Q: My video is uploaded to Vimeo or other website, do i have to upload it to YouTube?
A: No. All that you need to provide is a working link to the video regardless where is was uploaded. Please make sure to title it with the title of your video and the category you are entering. (e.g., My 4-H Day, Junior Documentary)
Q: Can I get my video onto the California State 4-H YouTube account?
A: Yes, we are posting the video links into a playlist after the results are submitted. Please see our YouTube channel for all of the California 4-H video playlists.
Q: I like film festivals, are there any other ones run through 4-H?
A: Yes! There is a nationwide 4-H film festival held in Missouri. It is really cool and do a lot of neat things. You should check them out: http://4h.missouri.edu/go/events/filmfest/