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Coin Wars!


The Iowa 4-H Foundation will be raising money to promote 4-H growth in the counties at the Iowa State Fair. We need your help! Here is how the game works:
The Iowa 4-H Foundation will host a county endowment coin wars competition from August 8th – 12th from 10 AM- 5 PM at the 2013 Iowa State Fair. This competition will be located at the Iowa 4-H Foundation booth in the Iowa 4-H Exhibits Building. There will be 5 jars, each representing 5 county areas in Iowa. Here are the counties represented in each area:
 

Central
Northeast
Northwest
Southeast
Southwest
Boone
Allamakee
Buena Vista
Appanoose*
Adair
Dallas
Black Hawk
Calhoun
Benton
Adams
Hamilton*
Bremer
Clay
Cedar
Audubon*
Hardin
Buchanan*
Cherokee
Clinton
Carroll
Humboldt
Butler*
Dickinson
Davis*
Cass
Jasper
Cerro Gordo
Emmet
Des Moines
Clarke
Madison*
Chickasaw
Hancock
Henry*
Crawford*
Mahaska
Clayton
Ida*
Iowa
Decatur*
Marion
Delaware
Kossuth*
Jefferson
Fremont
Marshall
Dubuque*
Lyon*
Johnson
Greene
Polk
Fayette
Monona
Jones
Guthrie
Poweshiek
Floyd
O’Brien
Keokuk
Harrison
Story
Franklin
Osceola*
Lee
Mills
Warren*
Grundy
Palo Alto*
Linn
Montgomery
Webster
Howard
Plymouth
Louisa
Page
Wright
Jackson
Pocahontas
Lucas
E. Pottawattamie*
 
Mitchell*
Sac
Monroe*
W. Pottawattamie
 
Tama*
Sioux
Muscatine
Ringgold*
 
Winneshiek
Winnebago*
Scott
Shelby
 
Worth
Woodbury
Van Buren*
Taylor
 
 
 
Wapello*
Union
 
 
 
Washington
 
 
 
 
Wayne
 

*Counties WITHOUT endowments

Rules: The rules of the game are simple- fill the jar with coins! Each coin represents points based on its face value.

Points: 1 penny=1 point, 1 nickel=5 points, 1 dime=10 points, and 1 quarter=25 points.

Be careful! Paper bills are negative points.

 
$1.00 bill= -10 points, $5.00 bill= -20 points, $10.00 bill= -50 points, $20.00 bill= -100 points, $100.00 bill= -500 points.

Note: Paper bills can be added to your opponent's jar so they have fewer points!

The area with the greatest amount of POINTS will win the total jackpot.
The total amount raised will be divided evenly between the counties that have endowment accounts as of 6/30/13. Funds will be deposited directly into the endowment account. All counties may participate, however, money will only be given to the counties that have established an endowment account with the Iowa 4-H Foundation.

Battle of the areas- who has what it takes to win it all? So join the fun and meet us at the Iowa State Fair to help us raise money for Iowa 4-H’ers!

If you have questions about this contest, email Brooke Young at brookey@iastate.edu

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