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Consumer Decision Making

consumer decision making contest

Every day you make decisions, such as what you are going to eat, what you are going to wear, or what to buy. Consumer Decision Making teaches you how to make decisions based on information that you have learned and studied and on facts that you have collected. It can also help you learn to defend your decisions.

The 4-H Consumer Decision Making Contest can help you practice making decisions by matching your knowledge, skills and abilities against those of others. You will learn to rank items based on standards and quality. 

  • Learn to make wise decisions based on current information
  • Learn critical thinking skills
  • Learn to verbalize and defend decisions
  • Develop observation skills
  • Learn to express ideas clearly and concisely
  • Meet new people and learn from them
  • Enjoy friendly competition
  • Generalize the decision-making process into everyday problem solving
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Age Divisions

  • Beginner: Ages 8-9 before September 1 of the current 4-H year (or may choose to participate in the junior division)
  • Junior: Ages 10-13 (age 10 before September 1 and up to age 13 as of December 31 of the current 4-H year)
  • Senior: Ages 14-18 (as of December 31 of the current 4-H year)

Resources In Google Drive

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