Virtual Fair 2021 Judging Card Rubric
|What does EXCELLENT look like?||What does VERY GOOD look like?||What does NEEDS IMPROVEMENT look like?
||What does DISQUALIFIED look like?|
|Age and # years in project is appropriate
** For consideration, effort put forth is very individual, and age may not be as relevant. Generosity is advised.
|Based on age, and number of years in this project area this project excels both in challenge level and effort of member.||Based on age and number of years in project, this project meets the expectation of the project.||Based on age and number of years in project, Member did not challenge themselves||N/A|
|Quality of Project
** For consideration, quality is based with the judge, generosity is advised, however, if elements can be fixed, please note that.
|Project quality exceeds expectations and standard. Has marketable quality.||Project quality meets expectations and standard.||Project quality does not meet the standard, has elements that could be fixed.||Project is too far from the standard and needs significant attention.|
|Creativity in Project
** For consideration, some youth may need advanced assistance from other youth or adults in the completion of their projects.
|Project demonstrates a high level of creativity either in design process, execution, materials, use, etc. Project could demonstrate high level of imagination, humor, surprise, originality, personal flair, etc.||Project meets creativity expectations and standards.||Project does not meet the standard, lacks any personal input from young person.
*Kits would be an exception, but Cloverbuds are not judged on this scale.
|Project work was not completed from youth submitting it, plagiarism, or violation of copyright laws.|
|Mastery of Project Demonstrated
** For consideration, mastery of project could be impacted by ability level and skill level and is subjective project to project and youth to youth.
|Project submitted with evidence (i.e. pictures, early versions of project — especially if having years in same project) of practice and improvement over time, this can be demonstrated in the Youth Reflection. This is above and beyond expectations.||Project is well done, meets the expectations and standard, but no evidence or reflection on practice or improvement.
This may be their first year in a project area.
|Project is not meeting the standard for quality, has elements that could be fixed.||N/A|
** For consideration, some young people might have difficulty writing or may need assistance in writing. Words should be generated by the young person.
|Young person identifies one life skill or one important lesson learned from the project, and identifies its importance either to their future, their community, ‘the bigger picture,’ etc.||Young person answers the question, meets the standard, but does not make the connection to a life skill or life lesson learned.
May have only mentioned a project skill. Example: Learned how to sew.
|If young person did not answer both reflection questions.||Comments are not appropriate.|
|Project clearly demonstrates purpose||The purpose of the project is crystal clear and well demonstrated beyond judge’s expectation. Project has a point of view and purpose.||Expectations are met with clarity and purpose of the project either through the project itself or in the description and reflection.||The purpose ofthe project is unclear to the judge and may need additional explanation that participant did not provide.||N/A|
**Considerations are given when the young person, their parent, or a club leader makes a note in writing to the judges to better inform them of the needs of the exhibitor.
For Cloverbuds: There is a COMPLETE column, please indicate if a member has completed any aspects listed in these criteria. Cloverbuds are not judged in the Danish System, but we want to encourage their development and exploration in a project area. Some criteria may not be applicable, and for those, select N/A.