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


July 22, 2021

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. The 4-H Dog Junior Showmanship Manual (4-H 1523) will be used when judging. Sample patterns can be found in the manual.
  2. There will be three age divisions for Showmanship: 5 – 7 (non competitive), 8 – 11, 12 – 15, and 16 – 19 (Age as of January 1, of the current year).


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