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MS State Fair 4-H Fashion Review

4-H Fashion Revue Rules

  • Competition is open to all 4-H'ers age 8 to 18 years old who were selected as county winners in a competitive Fashion Revue.
  • Contestants may enter only one outfit.
  • Entries should be on an official entry form and postmarked by the first Monday in October of the current year to the 4-H Department.
  • No limit to number of entries.
  • Each category will have a Junior and a Senior Division.
  • Registration begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, 4-H Day, in the Trade Mart Building. Judging will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Fashion Show on stage.
  • All entries will be placed blue, red, or white.
  • Awards will be paid on a pro-rate basis. Sweepstakes winners are selected from each of the categories.


Construction: All garments of an outfit (except top, in Level 1) must be constructed by the 4- H'er. Bring the garment on a hanger. Garment will be judged on construction first, then contestant will dress for judging of fit, pressing, suitability, quality, accessories, poise, posture, and grooming.

Level 1 (Junior or Senior)
This level will include a very simple garment. Skirt or pants or shorts with elastic waist. (Model with a purchased top.)

Level 2 (Junior or Senior)
This level includes a complete outfit with simple construction. (Garments would not have a zipper, set in sleeves, buttons, and buttonholes, applied waistband, or collars.)

Level 3 (Junior or Senior)
This level will include a complete outfit with some of these construction skills on the garments: zipper, set in sleeves, applied waistband, lined vest, collar, buttons, and buttonholes).

Level 4 (Junior or Senior)
This level will include a complete outfit with any of the construction skills listed in Level 3, plus any other skills including lined garments and specialty fabrics.

All garments in the outfit must have been purchased ready-made with selection done principally by the 4-H'er. Accessories to wear with the outfit, such as hat, shoes, tie, jewelry, may be made or selected with or without adult guidance. Contestant will model the outfit and be prepared to give a set of oral reasons about the outfit to the judges.

  1. Junior
  2. Senior

Fashion Show:
All contestants will model in the Fashion Show on stage.


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