County 4-H Flag Design Contest

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Forsyth County 4-H is having a flag design contest. Draw a design that represents Forsyth County on paper. All entries will be judged and the winning entry made into a flag that will be on display at 4-H District Activity Day and NC 4-H Congress.

Flags should be:

    • Size: 3 ft. by 5 ft.
    • Flag Orientation: Horizontal
    • Single or Double Sided Flags are Acceptable
    • Material: May be constructed of any appropriate flag material chosen by the respective


    • Other: Include within stated dimensions a 2 1/2 inch pocket sewn along the left vertical flag

margin (and sewn closed at the top) that will accommodate a 1 1/2 inch wooden dowel. Do not sew grommets into your flag. Please make certain to sew the sleeve closed at the top so that the flag will stay on the pole when held upright.

Awards will be given for:

      • Most Creative – Originality
      • Best Design – Artistic
      • Best Visual Impact – Messaging
      • Best Use of Materials
      • Best Craftsmanship
      • Best Use of Official 4-H Clover

    (download the 4-H clover here)

  • Best use of the State 4-H Council Theme – “Make Waves.” (flags do NOT have to follow this theme)

Learn more about the Flag Competition.

To enter, email your design or share it on Google Drive with as a jpg, pdf, .pub, .doc, Google Slide, or Google Doc by May 31. Designs may be hand-drawn or drawn on the computer.

Also, we would love to hear your suggestions for HOW to make the flag! Do you know someone that could quilt your design for us? Or maybe screen print it? Let us know!

For more information, email, April Bowman, Extension Agent, Livestock, Forages, and 4-H Youth Development at or call 336-703-2855 or Dr. Monique Pearce-Brady, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development at or call 336-703-2856.

Old 4-H Flag