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September 13-16, 2017 brown star Franklin County, Virginia

Competitions/Exhibits

 

COMPETITIVE EXHIBITS

Competitive exhibits are a great way to showcase agriculture-related skills and highlight the most prized locally-grown produce and locally-made products in the region. From fresh vegetables and fruit to jams, pumpkins, quilts and more, we’re featuring the best of the best at the Franklin County Agricultural Fair!

 

Entries will be accepted on Sunday, September 10 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. and Monday, September 11 from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Franklin County Recreation Park. There is no fee to enter Competitive Exhibits. Participants are allowed to submit multiple entries in a category but only one entry per class. Please see the Entry Form and Rules. The top three winners in each class will be awarded ribbons and cash prizes – $3 for first place blue ribbon, $2 for second place red ribbon and $1 for third place yellow ribbon $1. All divisions, categories and classes are listed below. For questions or more information, contact Carol Haynes at 540-483-5161 or at haynes04@vt.edu.

 

2017 Competitive Exhibits Entry Form — (PDF) (Word)

2017 Competitive Exhibits Rules — (PDF) (Word)

 

YOUTH COLORING CONTEST

RULES:

Contest is open to all children in grades Pre-K through 5th.Coloring pages will be distributed at the Franklin County Agricultural Fair and by the Franklin County Agricultural Fair Planning Committee.

All decisions by judges are final.

 

Release of entry gives the Franklin County Agricultural Fair permission to exhibit the artwork. The names of Youth Coloring Contest winners will be advertised by the Franklin County Agricultural Fair, and select winning entries may be displayed.

 

All rules can be changed on the day of event, as can the schedule of all events.

 

LADIES’ FRYING PAN TOSS

RULES:

Competitors must register by signing in on the clipboard marked – Ladies’ Frying Pan Toss.

Pan will be provided. All contestants will throw the same pan. No practicing prior to the event. Competitors must throw underhand.

 

The winner will be selected based on the distance thrown after the pan comes to a complete stop.  Where the pan hits the ground has no bearing on the final decision of the judges.  Distance after complete stop is the measurement used. You may only throw once and no one can throw for you.

 

You must be age 18 or older to compete in this event. Judges decisions will be final.

 

All rules can be changed o the day of the event, as can the schedule of all events.

 

HANDSOME MAN BEARD & MUSTACHE CONTEST

RULES:

Competitors must register by signing in on the clipboard marked – Handsome Man Beard & Mustache Contest.

All males with natural facial hair can enter. You must pick ONE category that best suits your facial hair. Participants agree to be photographed by signing waivers and entry forms.

 

The judges will select one contestant for the best facial hair in each category. The judges will also select a contestant for longest mustache, longest beard and most original facial hair.

 

You must be age 18 or older to compete in this event. Judges decisions will be final.

 

All rules can be changed on the day of the event, as can the schedule of all events.

 

 

COMPETITIVE EXHIBITS CATEGORIES & CLASSES — Printable Versions (PDF) (Word)

 

 DIVISION I – AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
 Category: Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

• Apples (any other variety) – Qty 5
• Apples (Delicious-Golden) – Qty 5
• Apples (Delicious-Red) – Qty 5
• Apples (Grimes) – Qty 5
• Apples (Staymans) – Qty 5
• Beans (Butter): unshelled or shelled
• Beans (Lima): unshelled or shelled
• Beans (October)
• Beans (Pinto)
• Beans (String)
• Beets – Qty 5
• Cabbage (head)
• Cantaloupe
• Carrots – Qty 5
• Corn, Indian – Qty 5 ears
• Corn, Stalk of – Qty 5 ears
• Corn, White – Qty 5 ears
• Corn, Yellow – Qty 5 ears
• Corn: Misc.
• Cucumbers – Qty 5
• Eggplant
• Figs – Qty 5
• Garlic
• Grapes – bunch
• Okra – Qty 5

• Onions – Qty 5
• Peaches – Qty 3
• Pears – Qty 3
• Peas (Black-eyed): unshelled or shelled
• Peas (Sugar Crowder)
• Pepper (Bell) – Qty 5
• Peppers (Hot) – Qty 5
• Peppers: Misc. (hot or sweet) – Qty 5
• Plums – Qty 5
• Potatoes, Sweet – Qty 3
• Potatoes, White – Qty 3
• Potatoes, White Sweet – Qty 3
• Pumpkin
• Radishes
• Squash, Acorn
• Squash, Blue Hubbard
• Squash, Butternut
• Squash, Summer or Crookneck
• Squash, Winter
• Squash, Zucchini
• Tomatoes, Cherry (red or yellow) – Qty 5
• Tomatoes, Red – Qty 3
• Tomatoes, Yellow – Qty 3
• Turnips – Qty 5
• Watermelon
 Category: Miscellaneous Agricultural Products
• Apples (dried)
• Beans (any variety, dried)
• Chestnuts
• Chinquapins
• Corn (dried)
• Eggs
• Figs (dried)
• Honey (quart)
• Honey in Comb (part section)
• Honey in Comb (quart unstrained)

• Molasses (quart)
• Ornamental Gourds
• Peaches (dried)
• Persimmons
• Popcorn
• Strawberries (dried)
• Sunflower heads
• Tobacco (any type) – 3 bundles
• Misc. Nuts (walnuts, pecans, hickory)

• Largest Watermelon - children & adults

• Largest Pumpkin - children & adults

   
 DIVISION II – HOMEMAKING
 Category: Canned Fruits
• Apple Butter
• Apple Juice
• Apples
• Applesauce
• Blackberries
• Blueberries
• Cherries
• Crab Apples
• Dewberries
• Grape Juice
• Grape Wine
• Grapes
• Jams (any variety)
• Jellies (any variety)
• Peaches
• Pears
• Misc. Canned Fruit
 Category: Canned Vegetables and Meats
• Barbeque Sauce
• Beans (Lima)
• Beans (October)
• Beans (Snap or String)
• Beef (jar)
• Beets (not pickled)
• Carrots
• Chicken (jar)
• Corn
• Ketchup
• Kraut
• Peas (Black-eyed)
• Peas (English)
• Peas (Sugar Crowder)
• Peppers (banana)
• Peppers (hot)
• Pintos
• Pork (jar)
• Potatoes
• Salsa
• Soup Mixture
• Spaghetti Sauce
• Squash
• Tomato Juice
• Tomato Soup
• Tomatoes
• Venison-deer (jar)
• Misc. canned vegetables and meats
 Category: Pickles and Relishes
• Chow Chow
• Pickle, Beets
• Pickle, Bread and Butter
• Pickle, Dill
• Pickle, Dill Green Beans
• Pickle, Icicle
• Pickle, Lime
• Pickle, Mixed
• Pickle, Okra
• Pickle, Okra and Tomatoes
• Pickle, Peach
• Pickle, Peppers
• Pickle, Peppers – Vinegar
• Pickle, Tomato
• Pickle, Watermelon Rind
 Category: Bread, Cakes, Candy, Cookies and Pies

• Best of Show Cake (Awarded by judges

  from all cakes entered)
• Bread, Banana Nut
• Bread, Biscuits (Dog)
• Bread, Biscuits, Baking Soda
• Bread, Gingerbread
• Bread, Loaf (Yeast)
• Bread, Muffins
• Bread, Pumpkin
• Bread, Rolls (Yeast)
• Bread, Sourdough
• Bread, Zucchini
• Breads, Miscellaneous
• Cake, Applesauce
• Cake, Chocolate
• Cake, Coconut
• Cake, Decorated
• Cake, Devils’ Food
• Cake, German Chocolate
• Cake, Loaf
• Cake, Pound
• Cake, Prune
• Cake, Pumpkin

• Cake, Spice
• Cake, Sponge
• Cake, White
• Cake, Yellow
• Cakes, Miscellaneous
• Candy, Assorted (4 kinds)
• Candy, Fudge, Caramel
• Candy, Fudge, Chocolate
• Candy, Fudge, Peanut Butter
• Candy, Sea Foam
• Cookies, Assorted (4 kinds)
• Cookies, Brownies
• Cookies, Chocolate Chip
• Cookies, Molasses
• Cookies, Oatmeal
• Cookies, Peanut Butter
• Pie, Apple
• Pie, Cherry
• Pie, Chess
• Pie, Coconut
• Pie, Peach
• Pie, Pecan
• Pie, Pumpkin

 Category: Flowers and Plants (Live - No Artificial)
• Arranged – Dish Garden
• Arranged, Dried Cut Flowers
• Arranged, Dried Wild Flowers
• Arranged, Fresh Flowers
• Arranged, Straw Flowers
• Flowers – Asters
• Flowers – Chrysanthemums
• Flowers – Cockscomb
• Flowers – Dahlias
• Flowers – Dahlias – Pom Poms

• Flowers – Gladiolus
• Flowers – Marigolds
• Flowers – Roses
• Flowers – Snapdragon
• Flowers – Zinnias
• Flowers – Miscellaneous
• Potted Plants (Blooming)
• Potted Plants (Non-Blooming)
• Plants - Miscellaneous

 Category: Quilts
• Pieced
• Printed
• Embroidered/Cross-stitch Candlewick
 
 DIVISION III – CRAFTS
Category: Misc

• Jewelry
• Pocketbook (crafted not textile)
• Wreath
• Soap
• Beadwork
• Bird Feeder
• Candles
• Ceramics (Glazed)
• Ceramics (Unglazed)
• Stained Glass Article
• Sculptured Lamp Shades

• Christmas Tree Ornaments

• Handcrafted Doll
• Leatherwork
• Metal Work
• Rock Art
• Pottery (hand)
• Pottery (wheel thrown)
• Shell Craft
• Woodwork
• Basket Weaving
• Stenciling
• Folk Art
 Category: Crocheting
• Pot Holders
• Booties
• Poncho
• Sweater, Cardigan
• Sweater, Child
• Dollies
• Afghan (baby)
• Outfit (baby)
• Scarf
• Sweater, Pullover
• Vest
• Misc. crocheted item
 Category: Knitting
• Afghan
• Outfit (baby)
• Scarf
• Sweater, pullover
• Vest
• Hat
• Afghan (baby)
• Poncho
• Sweater, cardigan
• Sweater, child
• Dollies
• Misc. knitted item
 Category: Textiles
• Batik
• Crewel Work
• Hem-Stitched Article
• Needlework, Cotton
• Needlework, Picture
• Needlework, Other
• Patchwork, Afghan
• Pot Holders
• Stuffed Animal or Doll
• Weaving, Hand
• Sofa Pillow

• Bedspread
• Embroided Article
• Macrame
• Needlework, Wool
• Needlework, Pillow
• Plastic Canvas
• Patchwork, Item
• Rug
• Tote Bag or Pocketbook
• Weaving, Loom
• Cross-Stitch, Framed Picture

 Category: Children's Artwork (All Kinds - No Photography)

• Pre-Kindergarten — 1st Grade

• 2nd — 3rd Grade

• 4th — 5th Grade

• 6th — 7th Grade


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