Do you like to shop? Learn how to save money while shopping in the consumer decision making project. You’ll learn how to compare prices, test for quality and make purchases based on facts and research. In this project you will learn how to compare prices, test for quality and make purchases based on facts and research. You will also improve your: Money management skills, Smart purchasing skills and Decision-making skills.
This contest is based on the skills of consumer observation, comparison, and the ability to make a fact-based purchases. Each participant is expected to defend their purchases to a panel of judges. This contest is held at the district level and at 4-H Roundup. Livestock shows such as the San Antonio Livestock Exposition and San Angelo Stock Show also offer a consumer decision making contest too.
4H Contests Held During the Texas State Round-up
This contest will include eight judging classes and two sets of oral reasons. Seven classes are selected from the current Consumer Decision Making Study Guides; the eighth class is a “mystery” class. Participants are given seven minutes to place each class and two minutes to present each set of oral reasons. Participants must be enrolled in the 4-H Consumer Life Skills project.
For more information on Consumer Decision Making:
Texas 4-H CDM Presenting Oral Reasons