Sunday, November 22, 2015

District 10 Nutrition Quiz Bowl - February 9th - Kerrville

For any youth wanting to participate in the D-10 Nutrition Quiz Bowl, information can be found below.
Event will be held; Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -  Kerrville Church of Christ, Kerrville

Registration will be conducted on 4-H Connect: Must be a team of 3-4 members

Regular Registration:                         January 5-19, 2016
Late Registration:                               January 20-22, 2016

There will be three age divisions for the District 10 Nutrition Quiz Bowl Contest. 4-H’ers age will
be determined based on their grade as of August 31, 2015.
•    Juniors – 3rd Grade (and 8 years old) – 5th Grade
•    Intermediates – 6th – 8th Grade
•    Seniors – 9th- 12th Grade (has not surpassed their 18th birthday as of August 31, 2015)

This contest helps participants increase their knowledge of basic nutrition, consumer information,
food and kitchen safety, food preparation skills and storage, and nutrition and health. This
contest will follow the rules and procedures listed in the Texas 4-H Quiz Bowl Study Guide, 4-H
3-2.030.  The State 4-H Food & Nutrition Quiz Bowl Study Guide should be utilized for support information. These documents will be released by the beginning of September and will be posted at this website. If there are significant changes from the State FDRM unit related to NQB, we will update this letter and re-send to the counties after we receive the information.  nutrition/ - click under 2016 State 4-H
Food & Nutrition Quiz Bowl Study Guide (PDF).
Official references by age group include:

➔ Safe Home Food Storage (Texas AgriLife Extension publication B-5031, rev. 8/02)
➔ Nutrient Needs at a Glance (Texas AgriLife Extension publication E-589, rev. 7/11)
➔ USDA My Plate

Focus on these tip sheets:
Choose MyPlate                                                               Got Dairy Today?
Add more Vegetables to Your Day                          With Protein Foods, Variety is Key Focus
on Fruits                                                                  Healthy Eating for
Make Half Your Grains Whole                                     Salt and Sodium Be Food Safe
◇ Dietary Guidelines for Americans Executive Summary (DGA):

➔ All Junior References PLUS
➔ AAFCS Food: A Handbook of Terminology, Purchasing and Preparation, 11th edition
➔ ADA Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, 4th Edition – Pages 1-51

➔ All Junior and Intermediate Resources PLUS
➔ ADA Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, 4th Edition – Entire book

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