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Fashion Revue (April)

Sonoma County 2023 4-H Fashion Revue April 16, 2022 @ YAL Center, Rohnert Park CA

Website updated January 20th, 2023

Sonoma County 4-H Fashion Revue is a fun opportunity for Sonoma County 4-H members to show off the knowledge, skills and creativity they have used to create various clothing or textile related entries. The goals of 4-H Fashion Revue are to inspire an appreciation of clothing, textiles, consumer science, and personal development.


  • Fashion Revue Workshop with Community Service & Informational Meeting: Saturday, January 21, 2023 @ 6:30pm at YAL Center
  • Fashion Revue at YAL Center: Sunday April 16, 2023

for the Sonoma County 4-H Fashion Revue is based on the information in the State Fashion Revue's SFR Guide which includes scorecards and sample questions to ask participants. This guide is available at the State Field Day Volunteer website (under Fashion Revue). Evaluation of all categories includes: value vs. cost, versatility of entry, coordination, knowledge gained while creating entry, presentation, overall look, fit, cleanliness, complexity of skills used compared to sewing experience, and more! During evaluation, each participant is given 30-60 seconds to talk about their entry and then the evaluators ask questions about the entry.

2022 Categories

Members may enter multiple County and State Categories at the Sonoma County Fashion Revue, but a member may only have one entry per category and an entry may not be entered in multiple categories. All garment and accessory entries are to be worn by member (not created and fitted for someone else). Outfits must meet the 4-H Dress Guidelines.

See the Category Entry Information Chart for a summary of what is required for each category.

2022 County Only Categories:

For complete County Category descriptions, see 2022 SCFR Category Descriptions

County Only Categories do not qualify for State Fashion Revue competition.
County Only Categories are open to all 4-H members – there are no project requirements for County categories.

  • Accessories (two coordinating different accessories)
  • Embellished (using any method)
  • Non-Garnment (previously called Textile)
  • Make it for Your Animal

    New for 2022 and ONLY for the "Make It for Your Animal" category: the item you created for your animal must be completed and submitted by 4pm March 28 with your entry forms. These entries will be evaluated before Fashion Revue day. For this category only, attendance at the Fashion Revue is not required

2023 State Categories:

For State information, rules and scorecards, see the State Fashion Revue website.

Age divisions – Age as of Dec 31, 2022

  • Primary 5 – 8 years old (comments only, not scored)
  • Junior 9 – 10 years old
  • Intermediate 11 – 13 years old
  • Senior 14 – 18 years old

State Fashion Revue Eligibility
County Winners in the current year's State Categories are eligible to compete at the State Fashion Revue. A member may only enter one outfit in the State Fashion Revue. If a County Winner is unable to enter State, then an alternate entry in the same category and age division will be invited to enter. When a member is County Winner for more than one State Category, the member must choose one category to enter at State and then an alternate entry of the other category will be invited to enter State.

Entry Forms
You must turn in a complete entry form packet by the deadlines, including all data and pictures. The evaluators use this information!

Online Participant Entry Form – due 11:59PM on Friday, March 11, 2022

Printed Category Entry Forms – due 4:00PM on Monday, March 28, 2022
Print your forms and bring or mail them to the 4-H Office. They must arrive before 4PM, Monday, March 28, 2022. Label your envelope "Attn: 4-H Fashion Revue". Keep a copy of your forms. It is very helpful to review your category entry forms before you talk to the evaluators

The 2022 Workshop will be held at the YAL Center in Rohnert Park on Friday, January 21, 6:00pm. To help prepare supplies and in case we need to switch an online format, please RSVP by January 19th by emailing the Fashion Revue Committee: 4HSonomaCountyFashionRevue@gmail.com

New: Workshop #2 focused on Entry Form & Evaluation Information. This workshop will be held on Friday, March 11, 2022 on zoom. 

A Fashion Revue Workshop is an opportunity to learn and practice Fashion Revue skills before the big event. We review the categories, explain what happens at Fashion Revue, and help members and their parents understand the whole process. This is a fun time to talk with other members interested in Fashion Revue.

For more details about the 2022 January Workshop see the 2022 Fashion Revue Workshop Flyer

Proficiency Pin Requirements
Sonoma County Fashion Revue offers a Proficiency Pin for members who put extra effort into their Fashion Revue participation. Earning this proficiency increases the members' knowledge about Fashion Revue topics, encourages speaking about Fashion Revue, supports community service, and promotes Fashion Revue to other members. SCFR-FashionRevueProficiencyPinRequirements

Knowledge & Judging Contest
The Knowledge & Judging Contest is normally held during the morning of the Fashion Revue. No pre-registration necessary. Any 4-H member may participate. A new contest is created each year. For a previous sample, see 2016 under Historical Information below.

Fashion Design Contest
Design and draw a complete outfit using one of the croquis/templates below. One entry per person, see a croquis file for more entry rules.

Fashion Show & Awards Ceremony
2022: The format of the 2022 Fashion Show & Awards Ceremony will be subject to the current social distancing rules, how many entries we receive, and the weather.

While the Fashion Revue includes a Fashion Show, the Fashion Show is not evaluated! The show occurs after lunch and is a fun time for friends and family to see the members’ accomplishments.

Normal, In-Person Tentative Schedule
2022: The 2022 schedule will depend upon how many entries we receive and how many people we can have onsite at one time.

Tentative Schedule for the Sonoma County Fashion Revue. Friends and family are invited to attend the Fashion Show & Awards Ceremony.

8:00  Check-in
8:30  Evaluators' orientation
8:30  Participants' orientation
9:00  Evaluation begins
10:00  Design Contest entries due
10:30  Design Contest voting starts
11:45  Design Contest voting closes
12:30  Lunch break
1:30  Fashion Show & Awards Ceremony

Historical Information

Questions & More Information

If you have any questions or need more information about the 4-H Fashion Revue, please email the committee at: 4HSonomaCountyFashionRevue@gmail.com

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