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Youth Fashion Show

Students Construct or Purchase a Garment

Contest Support provided by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Education Association
There are 3 Levels:
  • Elementary - grades 3 through 5
  • Middle School - grades 6 through 8
  • High School - grades 9 through 12
There are 3 Divisions:
  • Construction - Students construct a garment using traditional sewing methods and techniques.
  • Nontraditional Construction - Students construct a garment from non-fabric items, such as duct tape, and without traditional sewing methods.
  • Smart Buying - Students do comparison shopping to purchase a garment.
There are 4 Categories:
  • Casual - Clothing for school or casual outings
  • Dressy - Clothing for dressier functions, such as church, special dinners, parties & weddings
  • Formal - Clothing for formal events
  • Specialty - Clothing designed for a specific purpose, such as exercise wear, pajamas, costumes, etc.
  • Participation ribbon for students who do not place
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places awarded in each category receive place ribbons.
  • Overall 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places awarded in each
    Division of each Level receive a medallion. Elementary Overall Winners receive a cash award of $25.00, $15.00 or $10.00. Middle School
    and High School Overall Winners are eligible to apply for Academic Rodeo Scholarships.
Smart Buying
Smart Buying
NonTraditional Construction - Duct Tape
NonTraditional Construction - Playing Cards
NonTraditional Construction - Chip Bags!
Smart Buying
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