Paint Alberta 4-H green for 2017

We’re proud of our 100 year history and want to mark this milestone in a big way.

Centennial art contest

The search is on for a signature piece of art to represent 4-H Alberta’s 100th anniversary. This piece will be reproduced as a limited edition print and available for purchase in 2017.

Five categories of entries:

  1. Painting – any type
  2. Original hand-drawing – pen, pencil, charcoal
  3. Photography – colour or black and white
  4. Digital media – must be a still image (no video or animation) using any platform
  5. Other – Get creative here! Use fibres, seeds, etc. What you will submit is a photo of the original art.

Contest timeline:

Entries due

August 30, 2016

Judging period

August 31 – September 29, 2016

Finalists contacted

September 30, 2016

Winners in each category announced at Farmfair

November 9, 2016

People’s choice voting period

November 2016- January 2017

People’s choice winner announced

January 2017


Depending on the number of entries, five finalists will be selected in each category. Each will receive a set of greeting cards made from winning artwork.

The chosen winner from each category will be awarded $250.

People’s Choice winner will receive an additional $250 as well as one of the limited edition prints.

Full contest rules and regulations found here. 

100th anniversary song

We’re excited to present Room To Grow written and performed by proud 4-H supporter and Albertan, Blake Reid. Room To Grow captures truly captures the spirit of 4-H. Stay tuned for updates on the song and special performances by Blake throughout the anniversary year.

Listen to more of Blake’s songs here:

Centennial Cruise

Celebrating 100 years is cause for a vacation! Everyone is welcome to join this special centennial 7 night Western Caribbean cruise sailing aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Liberty of the Seas setting sail October 22, 2017.

The ship departs from Galveston, Texas  and makes stops in:

  • Cozumel, Mexico
  • Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  • Falmouth, Jamaica

On a Royal Caribbean cruise you will be treated to adventure on a grand scale. The ships are some of the biggest, brightest and most innovative in the industry. Whether you’re looking for exhilaration or relaxation, your Royal Caribbean cruise will have it all. Included in your cruise fare are your accommodations, ocean transportation, most meals, some beverages and most entertainment onboard. Alcoholic beverages, laundry and dry cleaning services, spa treatments, and shore excursions are also available to you at an extra charge. Airfare also not included (approximately $550 return/person).


BALCONY CABIN from $1,311.11pp

OCEAN VIEW CABIN from $1,121.11pp

INSIDE CABIN from $911.11pp

*based on double occupancy.

Call or send an e-mail anytime to start planning your vacation.

Vicky Barzey
Expedia CruiseShipCenters, Chestermere
587 651 0715