Sr. Department No. 14 – Horticulture and Floriculture

DEPARTMENT NO. 14 – SENIOR FAIR

HORTICULTURE AND FLORICULTURE
Chairman: Peg Snider
Judging: Monday at 8:00 am.

FREESTANDING SCARECROW CONTEST

Judging: Monday

2017 Freestanding Scarecrow Theme Is. . . “Country Folk”

SCARECROW CONTEST RULES:

  1. All exhibitors must be a resident of Perry County and have a membership ticket or season ticket.
  2. Entries must be delivered to the Homemaking Building between noon and 6 pm Sunday before the fair.
  3. The entry must be freestanding.
  4. The height of each entry must not exceed 6′ or below 3′, the width must not exceed 6′.

NOTE: Scarecrow should be lovable, mischievous and humorous, not frightening. (Witch or monster faces on scarecrows will be disqualified.)  Fair will provide wooden stands for scarecrows.

HORTICULTURE & FLORICULTURE RULES:

1. All exhibitors must be a resident of Perry County and have a membership ticket or season ticket.

2. Exhibitors in Perry County must grow all exhibits during the current growing season.

3. Entries must be delivered to the Homemaking Building between noon to 6 pm. Sunday before the fair.

4. For vegetables and fruit displays, will furnish regulation size paper plates.

5. One entry will be permitted in each class per exhibitor.

6. It is up to the judge to decide if the entries are worthy of placing.

Premiums: 1st – $3; 2nd – $2; 3rd – $1

Premiums and entries may be picked up Sunday after the fair between 11 am – 3 pm.

***NOTE*** Judging standards:  The produce will be judged for color, texture, uniform size, marketability and freedom of blemishes.

APPLE (5 specimen per plate)

Class 1 – Any variety

BEAN (dozen specimens per plate)

Class 2 – Green pod
Class 3 – Yellow pod
Class 4 – Other variety (pole, half runner)
Class 5 – Lima, regular
Class 6 – Lima, small

BEET (5 specimens per plate)

Class 7 – Any variety

BLACKBERRY (6 specimens per plate)

Class 8 – Any variety

BLUEBERRY (6 specimens per plate)

Class 9 – Any variety

BROCCOLI (2 heads per plate)

Class 10 – Any variety

CABBAGE (1 head per plate)

Class 11 – Small head (under 5.99 lbs)
Class 12 – Large head (over 6 lbs)
Class 13 – Red (any size)

CARROTS (6 specimens without tops per plate)

Class 14 – Any variety

CAULIFLOWER (1 head per plate)

Class 15 – Any variety

CORN – (sweet) (3 ears per plate)

Class 16 – Yellow
Class 17 – White
Class 18 – Bi-color

CUCUMBER (3 specimens per plate)

Class 19 – Slicing
Class 20 – Pickling
Class 21 – Gherkin (pickling)

EGGPLANT (2 specimens per plate)

Class 22 – Oval
Class 23 – Elongated

GARLIC (3 bulbs per plate)

Class 24 – Any variety

HERBS (3 stems per plate of the same variety)

Class 25 – Any variety

HONEY (2 containers per entry)

Class 26 – Any variety

KOHLRABI (2 specimens per plate)

Class 27 – Any variety

MAPLE SYRUP (2 containers per entry)

Class 28 – Maple syrup

ONION (4 specimens per plate)

Class 29 – Green
Class 30 – Red
Class 31 – White
Class 32 – Yellow

PEA (dozen pods per plate)

Class 33 – Edible pod variety
Class 34 – Shelled pod variety

PEACH (3 specimens per plate)

Class 35 – Any variety

PEARS (3 specimens per plate)

Class 36 – Any variety

PEPPER (3 specimens per plate)

Class 37 – Bell
Class 38 – Sweet non-bell
Class 39 – Hot

PLUM (3 specimens per plate)

Class 40 – Any variety

POTATO (3 specimens per plate)

Class 41 – Red
Class 42 – White
Class 43 – Sweet
Class 44 – Any other

RASPBERRY (6 specimens per plate)

Class 45 – Red
Class 46 – Black

RHUBARB (3 6″-8″ stocks per plate)

Class 47 – Any variety

STRAWBERRY (6 specimens per plate)

Class 48 – Any variety

SQUASH (2 specimens per plate)

Class 49 – Yellow summer
Class 50 – Zucchini (small slicing)
Class 51 – Zucchini (large bread)
Class 52 – Winter (any variety)

TOMATO (4 specimens per plate)

Class 53 – Cherry or grape
Class 54 – Red
Class 55 – Roma or Italian
Class 56 – Yellow

TURNIP (4 specimens per plate)

Class 57 – Any variety

SPECIAL SWEEPSTAKES COMBINATION BASKET

Rosettes will be given in classes 57 & 58 only.

Class 58 – Best arranged display of six or more fresh vegetables. Each exhibitor will be allowed up to one (1) sq. yd. of space if needed.

CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS

Class 59 – most original object formed or created with the use of six or more fruits and/or vegetables grown or harvested by exhibitor.

Class 60 – Largest potato by weight

Class 61 – largest fresh cabbage by weight trimmed for market. Frozen will be disqualified.

Class 62 – “Quirks of nature” odd or freak fruit or vegetable

Class 63 – House plant

Class 64 – Herb Collection planter (3 or more)

Class 65 – Potted plant outside

Class 66 – Potted Fairy Garden

Class 67 – Hanging basket

FLOWERS – Single Bloom

Class 68 – Rose
Class 69 – Gladiolas
Class 70 – Dahila

Class 71 – Marigold

Class 72 – Sunflower

Class 73 – Zinnia

Class 74 – Misc. Flower

ARRANGEMENT

Class 75 – Cut flowers
Class 76 – Dried flowers

(This will be decided by appearance – Judge’s decision)

PREMIUMS: 1st – $3; 2nd – $2; 3rd – $1

Updated 07/10/2018 at 8:57 am

 

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