All in person workshops around the state have been postponed until the further notice. Please look for our virtual workshops and webinars starting in April.  

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Hello, Virginia 4-H!

 

Please read all of theinformation contained in this email, and in the attached registration packet.

 

The time is finally here:

 

Registration fori-Congress is now open here https://tinyurl.com/4-H-iCongress

Promo Video here https://youtu.be/q9_83OKO26U

 

Please share the attachedinformation with all of your 4-H’ers and their families. 

 

Some importantinformation for Units:

 

Registration Open Dates

Registration is open now,and will close at 5:00 PM on Monday, July 6th, 2020.

 

Individual Registrations

Due to the nature ofi-Congress being in a virtual format, all registrations must take placeindividually.  Units are still able to assist 4-H’ers and families withregistration, but we will not be able to process group registrations from Unitoffices.  All registration must take place through the link in theattached packet.

 

Only One RegistrationType/Price

This year there are onlyfull registrations for youth at $5.00 each.  There will be nopartial/contest only registration categories.  Everyone participating in acompetition must register for Congress using the online registrationsystem.  All youth and adultvolunteers who wish to participate in this event must register for iCongressusing the online registration system.

 

Public Speaking Contest

Anyone who will becompeting must check the contest participation box in the online registrationsystem.  Further instructions on uploading entries will be distributed toall participants. All Public Speaking Contest entries will be due on July 10th.  Please see Brittany Council or CarterHumphries for more details.

 

Units Paying forRegistrations

If your Unit is payingthe registration cost for any or all of your delegates, you must tell them tochoose “Pay by Check” in the online registration system.  Units must emailJoi Saville at jdyer@vt.edu in order to make payment arrangementsto pay for Unit delegates.

   

Social Media

The State 4-H Office willbe creating official posts to announce i-Congress on all of the Virginia 4-Hsocial media platforms.  Please feel free to share these rather thancreate individual Unit posts so that all of the information presented isconsistent. 

 

Thank you for helping usto promote this event!  We look forward to welcoming everyone to our 2020Virtual i-Congress!

 

Regards,

— 

Maurice D. Smith Jr.,Ph.D  
Assistant Professor and 4-H Youth Development Extension Specialist

Citizenship andLeadership Development

Virginia CooperativeExtension

Virginia StateUniversity

College of Agriculture

L. Douglas WilderBuilding, Rm. 104-B

P.O. Box 9081

Petersburg, VA 23806

Office Phone:(804)-524-3084
Cell Phone: (804)-829-0002
Email: mdsmith@vsu.edu