ATV Safety & Riding
Not a State Fair Project
4-H Exhibit Hall projects due Tuesday, July 16th
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Project driving exhibition: Saturday, July 20 at 1:00 pm
1. Comply with all the requirements listed at the beginning of this "4-H Exhibit Hall Project" section, the "Putnam County 4-H Fair Rules" section, and "Indiana and Putnam County 4-H Policy/Terms" section.
2. Each youth enrolled in the 4-H ATV Safety project will also belong to a local 4-H club of their choosing.
3. 4-H'er and parents must sign the "ATV Safety" liability release section of the current 4-H program enrollment form before the 4-H’er will be allowed to participate in the ATV practices/activities.
4. A parent is requested to attend the training meetings and riding sessions with their child(ren).
5. All members must participate in the safety course which is held by the ATV project coordinators and 4-H Extension Educator prior to any 4-H sponsored riding activities.
6. Members must have their own four-wheeled ATV. The National 4-H Council ATV Rider Handbook will be used as a guide to help determine if a member's ATV is a proper size for the member.
7. Each 4-H'er must complete the appropriate ATV Safety Record sheet and submit it to his/her 4-H club leader by the announced date.
8. All 4-H'ers who enrolled in the "ATV Safety" project are expected to exhibit in the 4-H Exhibit Hall during the fair.
9. Notebooks that are displayed (Grades 9-12) of the project and items made should include detailed information about how your project was completed. Photographs are encouraged along with costs and procedures to help judges see your progress.
10. There may be fees asked of members for miscellaneous expenses.
11. Refer to the National 4-H Council "4-H Community ATV Safety Handbook" and information presented at the ATV Safety meetings for additional guidelines and information.
Exhibit a 22" x 28" poster sharing the Code for ATVentures (pg. 46) Title for poster – "The Code for ATVentures"
Exhibit a 22" x 28" poster sharing the guideline for fitting youth to an ATV (pg. 5) Title for poster – "Fitting the ATV to the Rider"
Exhibit a 22" x 28" poster sharing information on the importance of wearing proper helmets, eye protection, gloves, boots, and clothing.(pg. 6-8) Title for poster – "ATV – Dressing Like a Pro"
Exhibit a 22" x 28" poster showing the control parts of an ATV (pg. 9-10)
Title for poster – "Getting Familiar with Your ATV"
Exhibit a 22" x 28" poster sharing information on the pre-ride inspection (pg. 12-13)
Title for poster – ATV Pre-Ride Inspection"
Exhibit a 22" x 28" poster sharing information on starting the ATV
Title for poster – "Starting the ATV"
Exhibit a 22" x 28" poster sharing information on basic riding techniques (pg. 16-17)
Title for poster – "ATV – Let's Start Riding"
Assemble an ATV riding survival kit. Exhibit the kit with a notebook that explains what was done, the research, planning, costs, and how the kit will be used. (pg. 13 & 35)
Title for notebook - "ATV Riding Survival Kit"
Exhibit a notebook that shares a detailed description of the different riding techniques. (pg. 19-31)
Title for notebook –"ATV Riding Techniques"
Exhibit a notebook that shares a detailed description of the different riding techniques. (pg. 32-38)
Title for notebook – "ATV –Riding Safety"
Exhibit a notebook that shares a detailed description of the different riding techniques (pg. 39 -43)
Title for notebook – "ATV Riding Strategies"
ATV Manual, record sheet and score card (click here)
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