1. Both Junior and Senior Members may participate in judging competitions and events.
    1. Junior 4-H members must have passed his/her 9th birthday as of January 1 of the current year, and must have not passed his/her 14th birthday as of January 1 of the current program year.
    2. Senior 4-H members must have passed his/her 14th birthday as of January 1 of the current year, and not have passed his/her 19th birthday as of January 1 of the current program year.
    3. The following statements apply to judging eligibility:
      1. Any 4-H member who has represented the state 4-H Department at a national level judging event is ineligible for further participation in the state event.
      2. Any 4-H member who has been in college for more than one semester is ineligible for participation.
      3. A junior division winner may compete again in the same judging event.
      4. A 4-H member may represent the State 4-H Department on only one out of state judging team in a calendar year.
      5. There will be no conferring by participants among themselves or with anyone else except for the superintendent while the judging event is being held.
      6. Only authorized adults will be permitted in the judging ring or are during events.