MSF 4-H & Youth Virtual Showcase: Dogs Showmanship - Dept. 22


August 11, 2020

Classes in this department will be evaluated based on videos. Videos should be no longer than 90 seconds and should be continuous in nature with no narrative. The exhibitors should utilize the camera person as the judge, moving the animal away and around the camera person as they would in a show ring. Exhibitor should be in the video at all times. Show clothes typical for industry is recommended. More information on how to take a good video can be found at the MSU Extension Virtual Learning showcase and auction website. All videos must be uploaded to Youtube and link entered into the system. Youtube channel should be set to unlisted.


  1. Exhibitor Dress Code: Dress slacks, skirts, dresses, or capris no shorter than 2 inches above the knee. Dress shirts. Tie is required if you choose to wear a sport or suit coat.
  2. Unless otherwise noted, 4-H rules and regulations for dog classes will be followed. Judges may use their discretion to adapt rules as necessary to fit from AKC (American Kennel Club) rules and regulations if no 4-H rules apply.
  3. There will be three age divisions for Showmanship: 8 – 11, 12 – 15, and 16 – 19 (Age as of January 1, of the current year).


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