SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

November 20-21, 2013
Crowne Plaza, Louisville, KY
Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
TIME ACTIVITY
8:00 am

REGISTRATION, Lobby - Crown Plaza Louisville Airport

There will be a registration packet available for each state team or individual contestant in the lobby at 8:00 a.m.  It is necessary for only a coach or chaperone to pick up the registration packet for his or her respective state.  The packet contains name badges, admission badges to the Fair and Exposition Center and other information.  Someone will be at the conference registration table until 1:00 p.m. to hand out registration materials to states that arrive late that morning.

9:30 - 11:00 am POULTRY CAREERS OPPORTUNITIES WORKSHOP, Crown Plaza Louisville Airport (room TBA)
11:15 am

TOUR 1 - Louisville area

This tour is for people who do not want to participate in the Poultry Career Opportunities Workshop. Those people wanting to go on this tour should eat lunch prior to boarding the buses outside the hotel lobby entrance. The buses will leave at 11:15 a.m. and will return to the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport at about 3:15-3:30 p.m. It will include a visit to the Kentucky Derby Museum and Louisville Slugger Bat Factory.  There is a limit of 88 people and once that limit is reached, the remaining people will be put in Tour 2.  The same applies for the other two tours. All three tours are the same.

noon

TOUR 2 - Louisville area

This tour is for people who attend the Poultry Career Opportunities Workshop. Those wanting to go on this tour should eat lunch prior to boarding the buses outside the hotel lobby entrance. The buses will leave at noon and will return to the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport at about 4:00-4:15 pm.  It will include a visit to the same places as TOUR 1

12:30 pm EXTENSION COMMITTEE, Set up contest, Meeting rooms 1 and 2 West Hall, Fair and Expo Center
1:00 pm

TOUR 3 - Louisville area

This tour is for people who attend the Poultry Career Opportunities Workshop. Those wanting to go on this tour should eat lunch prior to boarding the buses outside the hotel lobby entrance. The buses will leave at 1:00 p.m. and will return to the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport at about 5:00-5:15 pm.  It will include a visit to the same places as TOUR 1 and TOUR 2. 

3:00 pm

EXTENSION COMMITTEE, Annual busines meeting, Room 1 West Hall, Fair and Expo Center

NOTE: 4-H Ambassador is expected to attend this meeting

5:30 pm

AVIAN BOWL written quiz by contestants, Crowne Plaza (room TBA)

AVIAN BOWL, Orientation for coaches and contestants, Crowne Plaza (immediately following the written quiz)

6:00 pm

Orientation for individual contests (locations TBD):

  • POULTRY JUDGING, Coaches and contestants (room TBA)
  • EGG PREPARATION DEMONSTRATION, Coaches and contestants (room TBA)
  • BARBECUE CONTESTS, Coaches and contestants (room TBA)
  • NOTE: If using a PowerPoint presentation it must be submitted at this time

6:30 - 9:30 pm

PIZZA DINNER and GET ACQUAINTED PARTY

New location: Executive Strike and Spare Bowling Alley across the street from the Crowne Plaza - 911 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY
NOTE: It is common to exchange state 'tokens' (e.g. pins, small packages) at this event

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013
TIME ACTIVITY
7:00 am

EXTENSION COMMITTEE, Set up contests - West Hall, Fair and Expo Center

8:00am POULTRY JUDGING, final registration and pickup card packets (Coaches) - West Hall, Fair and Expo Center
8:15 am

POULTRY JUDGING, Contest briefing, Coaches, contestants and chaperones - Meeting room 3, West Hall, Fair and Expo Center

8:30 am

EGG PREPARATION DEMONSTRATION, Briefing for the contest, Coaches and contestants - Meeting rooms 5, 6, 8 and 9, West Hall, Fair and Expo Center.
NOTE: Contestants are required to stay in the preparation room until they give their presentation. Coaches, parents and chaperones are not allowed to enter the room.

8:30 am

TURKEY BARBECUE CONTEST, Illustrated presentation - Room 7, West Hall, Fair and Expo Center
NOTE: Contestants are required to stay in the preparation room until they give their illustrated presentation. Coaches, parents and chaperones are not allowed to enter the room.

8:30 am CHICKEN BARBECUE CONTEST - Lobby, West Hall, Fair and Expo Center
11:30 am CHICKEN BARBECUE CONTEST, Illustrated presentation - Room 7, West Hall, Fair and Expo Center
NOTE: Contestants are required to stay in the preparation room until they give their illustrated presentation. Coaches, parents and chaperones are not allowed to enter the room.
11:30 am TURKEY BARBECUE CONTEST - Lobby, West Hall, Fair and Expo Center

2:30 pm (Approximate starting time)

AVIAN BOWL CONTEST - Room 3, West Hall, Fair and Expo Center
6:00 pm GROUP PHOTOS, Wing C, South Hall, Fair and Expo Center
7:30 pm AWARDS BANQUET, Wing C, South Hall, Fair and Expo Center