PLEASE NOTE ENTRY DATE/TIME CHANGE
Entry Time: Thursday, August 30 from 3:00pm to 8:00pm

Contests, Competitions & Exhibits

Entry times are Thursday, August 30, 3 pm – 8 pm
Location: The Carriage Shed – Educational Exhibits
Prizes:
1st $50.00
2nd $40.00
3rd $30.00
4th $20.00

Booth exhibits should be of an educational nature on an agricultural or country living theme illustrating a procedure or work practice. Information should be conveyed through signs, photographs and props. Space may be limited so please call 860-267-7906 to enter early and ensure a display spot.
Booth exhibits are part of a tradition of sharing information on how to improve our quality of life. This may relate to conservation, energy, gardening, recycling or other themes.

Factors to be considered by the judges will be:
1. Educational Value 40%
2. Appearance and Attractiveness 30%
3. Interest and Originality 25%
4. Further Information 5%

Coordinator: Vivienne McGarry – 860-267-7906

Sunday, September 2nd – 9:30 am

Professional Timing by Platt Systems Timing.
This is a T.A.C. sanctioned and insured event.
Course: Starts and ends at the Fairgrounds; stays on relatively flat country roads, with two moderate declines and one steep incline.

Entry Fee: Pre-registered $14.00
Day of the race $17.00
Fee includes Fair Admission on the day of the race.
T-Shirts to all entrants preregistered by August 25th.

Road Race Registration Form

Pre-registration: Mail your application to:
Road Race c/o Margaret Faber, P.O. Box 326, Middle Haddam CT 06456
by August 25

Make checks payable to The Haddam Neck Fair Association.

Entry form is available on page 111 of the fair book, or from the Fair Secretary. As a condition of entry, entrants waive all claims for damages against the Haddam Neck Fair Association, the Race Committee, or any race sponsors for any injury which they may incur. Entrants must understand that heat can be a factor in summer races and accept personal responsibility for preparing themselves. Further, though the streets are lightly traveled, entrants must understand that traffic control will be limited and accept that as a condition of entering in the race.
Results will be posted at www.usaxc.com and www.plattsys.com

Sunday, September 2nd — 6:00 pm
Tractors must be 1955 or older, stock appearing, on rubber tires with no performance enhancing modification. They must be equipped with a fully functioning governor and wheelie bars. The hitch must have a height no greater than 20 inches from the ground and have a 2.5 inch opening.
All tractor weights are with the driver in the seat and all tractors must weigh in at time of registration. Weight classes are as follows:
2500 lbs and under
3500 lbs and under
4500 lbs and under
5500 lbs and under
6500 lbs and under
7500 lbs and under
OPEN CLASS 8500 lbs and under

Class entries are limited to one per tractor and one per driver and a class must have at least two entries. Driver order will be assigned prior to the start of the class. Immediately following its final pull in a class, each tractor will be reweighed and its hitch height remeasured. If either the tractor is over weight or its hitch height violates the 20” rule, it will be disqualified.
For the sake of a safe, smooth event, please adhere to the following:

  • All ground personnel including the hookup man are not to approach tractor until driver has tractor in neutral and has raised his hands.
  • Jerking the chain, digging holes or running outside the track boundaries are not allowed.
  • All participants should be willing to take a turn in the pit crew.
  • The track official will make all final judgment calls.

Coordinators: Jason Woody – 860-227-3515 and Jimmy Heil – 860-853-8357

Entry times are Thursday, August 30, 3 pm – 8 pm
Judging categories will be in three groups, under 10, under 16, and adult. Quality of entries is far more important than quantity. Exhibitor’s name should not be on the artwork. All entries must be the work of the exhibitor.
Special prizes of $5.00 each will be awarded by the Fair Association, one to each of the three categories, youth under 10, youth 10-16, and 17-adult, for work judged as best in show.
Entries not picked up promptly between 5 & 6 pm on Monday are at risk of being lost.

Prizes:
1st — $3.00
2nd — $2.00
3rd — $1.00

Coordinators: Elizabeth Namen – 860-267-2597 and Jennifer Rhodes – 860-424-7930

ARTS & CRAFTS

Everything in this department must be handmade, original, and well displayed, and must be done by the exhibitor. Any sculpture should have a base, or something under it to show it off nicely. Mobiles require a string to hang them from, and paintings which are framed should have a wire or string by which to hang them.
Ceramics
Baskets
Collages
Chair Caning
Leather Tooling
Diorama of What You Like to Learn About*
Paper Folding or Mobiles, etc.
Items made of Recycled Material
Drawing/Painting
Sculpture
Pottery
Stained Glass
Shellcraft
Metalwork
Textiles: Macrame, Soft Sculpture, etc.
Woodworking
*Not to be confused with Booth Exhibits.

HOBBIES – COLLECTIONS

Butterfly Collection
Coin Collection
Collection or Scrapbook relating to environmental issues
Rock Collection
Shell Collection
Doll Collection
Stamp Collection
Insect Collection
Collections, any other
Photography Scrapbook

Monday, Sept. 3rd — 2:00 pm at the Bandstand

  • Anyone connected with the Fair Association is ineligible to win prizes.
  • No entry will be permitted without a registration number.
  • Registration will take place in front of the Flower and Vegetable Building on Monday, between 12:30 and 1:45 pm.
  • There will be a $5.00 Prize for both a boy and a girl in each of the following categories:
    — Prettiest baby, 6 months or under.
    — Prettiest baby, 7 to 12 months.
    — Prettiest baby, 13 to 18 months.
    — Most charming baby, 6 months or under.
    — Most charming baby, 7 to 12 months.
    — Most charming baby, 13 to 18 months.
    — Chubbiest baby, 6 months or under.
    — Chubbiest baby, 7 to 12 months.
    — Chubbiest baby, 13 to 18 months.

The Haddam Neck Fair Heartthrob Trophy will be awarded to the baby boy best dressed for a country fair.
The Haddam Neck Fair Sweetheart Trophy will be awarded to the baby girl best dressed for a country fair.

Coordinator: Meghan Gagne and Jenna Gagne – 860-754-6151

NEW Entry Date: Thursday, August 30 between 3:00pm – 8:00pm

CLASS A: BREADS 1st 2nd 3rd
Yeast Breads – White $4 $3 $2
Yeast Breads – Dark $4 $3 $2
Yeast Breads – Fruited $4 $3 $2
Quick Breads (Date, Nut, Banana, etc.) $4 $3 $2
Any other bread $4 $3 $2
CLASS B: COOKIES
Half Dozen, Any kind. $4 $3 $2
Largest Variety (3 or more) $6 $3 $2
CLASS C: CAKES
Layer Cake (frosted and decorated) $20 $10 $5
Angel, Chiffon, Sponge, Unfrosted $4 $3 $2
Any other cake $4 $3 $2
CLASS D: PIES (other than apple)
2 Crust Pie $4 $3 $2
1 Crust Pie $4 $3 $2
CLASS E: CUPCAKES
Cupcake of your choice, frosted or topped $4 $3 $2
Decorate Cupcake as a Farm Animal $4 $3 $2
Decorate Cupcake as a Bug $4 $3 $2
Decorate Cupcake as a Flower $4 $3 $2
Hypoallergenic
Your choice of gluten free, dairy free, etc.
$4 $3 $2
CLASS F: STATE BAKING CONTEST
Adult $5 $3 $2
Junior $5 $3 $2
Apple Pie $5 $3 $2

Special Classes

Haddam Neck Apple Pie
There will be a single award of $30.00 to the best Apple Pie. The same apple pie may be entered in both the Haddam Neck Fair Contest and the State Apple Pie Contest. Both contests will be judged separately, under different criteria. It is possible to win in both contests.

Additional 2018 State Contest Prizes
2018 Prizes provided by King Arthur Flour Gift certificates to be redeemed at the online Baker’s Catalogue at kingarthurflour.com:

Adult Baking (age 15 and over)
1st place: $50 gift certificate to the online Baker’s Catalogue at kingarthurflour.com
2nd place: $25 gift certificate to the online Baker’s Catalogue
3rd place: King Arthur Flour Logo Canvas Tote Bag

Junior Baking (age 7 to 15 as of July 1st)
1st place: $50 gift certificate to the online Baker’s Catalogue at kingarthurflour.com
2nd place: $25 gift certificate to the online Baker’s Catalogue
3rd place: King Arthur Flour Logo Canvas Tote Bag

Two-Crusted Apple Pie
1st place: $50 gift certificate to the online Baker’s Catalogue at kingarthurflour.com
2nd place: $25 gift certificate to the online Baker’s Catalogue
3rd place: King Arthur Flour Logo Canvas Tote Bag

All winners will also receive a ribbon from King Arthur Flour
The gift cards can also be redeemed at the Baker’s Store in Norwich, Vermont
(2 hr.+15 min. north of Hartford, exit 13 on 91)

Saturday, September 1st at 1:00 pm
Sign up at the Information Booth by 12:30 pm
Beard must be at least 1″ long and will be judged on length, fullness, neatness as well as quality of sideburns and mustache.

NEW Entry Date: Thursday, August 30 between 3:00pm – 8:00pm

Dan Casey
860-558-4254

The Haddam Neck Fair Association
P.O. Box 220, Middle Haddam, CT 06456

Entry times are Thursday, August 30, 3 pm – 8 pm

Entries must be the work of the exhibitor. Limit is one entry per person per category.

All entries must have been canned between October 2017 and September 2018.

Individual entries will be opened and judged for consistency, quality and taste.

Collections will not be opened. Exhibits will be judged on their own merits and not in competition with other entries. Multiple awards can be given in a class. No prizes will be given if the judges feel there is no merit. Any worthy entry other than those listed may be awarded premiums at the discretion of the judges.

Best of Show rosette may be awarded for especially worthy entry.

INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES

1st – $5.00
2nd – $4.00
3rd – $3.00

Jar of Fruit or Berries
Jar of Salsa
Jar of Tomatoes
Jar of Miscellaneous Vegetables
Jar of Pasta Sauce
Jar of Jam
Jar of Jelly
Jar of Marmalade
Jar of Fruit Syrup or Topping
Jar of Maple Syrup
Jar of Honey
Bottle of Hot Sauce
Bottle of Homebrewed Pale Ale
Bottle of Homebrewed Dark Beer
Bottle of Homebrewed Sour Beer
Bottle of Homebrewed Barley Wine
Bottle of Hard Cider
Bottle of Homemade Spirits
Bottle of Miscellaneous Homemade
Beverage
Jar of Dill Pickles
Jar of Bread and Butter Pickles
Jar of Relish
Dozen Eggs

COLLECTIONS

1st – $5.00
2nd – $4.00
3rd – $3.00

3 Jars of Fuit (all different)
3 Jars of Relish (all different)
3 Jars of Vegetables (all different)
3 Jars of Jelly (all different)
3 Jars of Jam (all different
Flight (4 or more bottles of different bottles of homebrew)

Collection of canned goods (6 different) 1st – $7.00, 2nd – $5.00, 3rd – $4.00
Collection of canned goods (12 different) 1st – $9.00, 2nd – $7.00, 3rd – $5.00
Collection of jams and jellies (12 different)1st – $9.00, 2nd – $7.00, 3rd – $5.00

 

Juniors (15 ander under)

1st – $5.00
2nd – $4.00
3rd – $3.00

Jar of Miscellaneous Vegetables
Jar of Pickles or Relish
Jar of Jelly
Jar of Jam
Dozen Eggs
Collection of canned goods (3 different)

Registration Form

Mail entry registration to:

Colleen Augur
29 Audette Drive • Wallingford, CT 06492
203-269-6205

• All exhibitors must comply with Fair Rules & Regulations, and all cattle must comply with State Health Regulations.

• Grade Cattle may be shown but must conform to breed standards.

• Grade and purebred are to be shown in the same lot.

• Entries will be accepted by mail only , on a first–come–first–served basis,

postmarked on or after August 1st, 2018 . An entry fee of $2 per animal must be enclosed.

• No phone entries will be accepted.

• Each farm/family is limited to 8 head total and two per class, as space permits.

• Location of exhibits is at the discretion of the Superintendent and Superintendent’s decision is final.

• Animals must be in place by 9 am Saturday for judging at 9:00 am on Sunday

• Animals under 4 months are not eligible for individual classes —

group classes only.

Premiums:
1st: $35
2nd: $30
3rd: $25
4th: $20
5th thru 8th: $5.00

DAIRY CATTLE

Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey and Milking Shorthorn

Junior Heifer Calf — Born on or after 3/1/18

Intermediate Heifer Calf — Born 12/1/17 thru 2/29/18

Senior Heifer Calf — Born 9/1/17 thru 11/30/17

Summer Yearling — Born 6/1/17 thru 8/31/17

Junior Yearling — Born 3/1/17 thru 5/31/17

Intermediate Yearling — Born 12/1/16 thru 2/29/17

Senior Yearling — Born 9/1/16 thru 11/30/16

Junior Champion Rosette

2 year old

3 year old

4 year old

Mature Cow — 5 years and over

Dry Cow — Any age

Senior Champion (Rosette)

Grand Champion (Rosette)

Produce of Dam

Daughter, Dam pair

Best 3 Females — bred and owned by exhibitor

Get of Sire — 3 animals, same sire, no bulls

Farm — 5 Dairy Animals, only one animal per herd — any breed

Club Herd — 5 Dairy Animals — 3 Members of Club

Supreme Champion (All Breeds) Rosette & Trophy

Trophy for Supreme Dairy Champion donated by Kirsten Kruger & Family, Meriden, CT

BEEF CATTLE

Angus, Crossbreed, Hereford, Simmental, Other registered breeds shown together

Junior Heifer Calf — 4 to 6 months

Intermediate Heifer Calf — 7 to 9 months

Senior Heifer — 10 to 12 months

Junior Yearling — 13 to 15 months

Intermediate Yearling — 16 to 18 Months

Senior Yearling 19 to 24 months — Not in Milk

Junior Champion Rosette

Junior Reserve Champion Rosette

Cow 2 years

Cow 3 years

Cow 4 years

Cow 5 years and over

Senior Champion Rosette

Grand Champion Rosette

Reserve Champion Rosette

Produce of Dam

Cow, Calf — bulls up to 6 months of age eligible

Best 3 Females bred and owned by exhibitor

Get of Sire — 3 animals, same sire

Farm Herd — 5 Beef Animals, only one animal per herd — any breed

Club Herd — 5 Beef Animals — 3 Members of Club

Supreme Champion — All Breeds Rosette & Trophy

Steer (Light)

Steer (Medium)

Steer (Heavy)

Grand Champion Steer Ribbon & Trophy

Reserve Champion Steer Rosette

Trophies for Supreme Beef Champion and Grand Champion Steer donated by Kirsten Kruger & Family, Meriden, CT

FITTING AND SHOWMANSHIP – DAIRY AND BEEF

Appropriate showmanship attire please.

Age of contestant is determined as of January 1st.

Prizes:
1st – $40
2nd – $35
3rd – $30
4th – $25
5th – $20
6th – $15

Novice (1st year showman — any age)

Junior (11 years and under)

Intermediate (12 to 14 years old)

Senior (15 to 19 years old)

Over the Hill – Ribbon

Champion Dairy and Beef – Rosette

Trophies for novice and intermediate classes are donated by Airline Farm of Cobalt, CT.

Trophies for junior classes are donated in memory of Paul L Kruger.

Trophies for senior classes are donated by Rockfield Farm, Haddam Neck.

Deborah Olsen
860-267-8936

The Haddam Neck Fair Association
P.O. Box 220, Middle Haddam, CT 06456

Entry times are Thursday, August 30, 3 pm – 8 pm

Registration forms will be provided.

Items entered must be completed between September 2017 and August 2018 and must be the work of the exhibitor. Each exhibitor may enter only one item per category.

Prizes:
1st $5.00
2nd $3.00
3rd $1.00

Best in Show — Quilts $10.00 and a ribbon

Class 1 Picture — Framed

a. Crewel
b. Counted Cross Stitch
c. Cross Stitch
d. Embroidered
e. Needlepoint
f. Any other worthy item

Class 2 Weaving  — any item

a. Rugs
b. Scarfs
c. Tablecloths and Runners
d. Any other worthy item

Class 3 Tatting  — any item

Class 4 Crocheting — Yarn

a. Afghan
b. Baby Set (3 items)
c. Baby Blanket
d. Hats
e. Mittens or Gloves
f. Pillow
g. Scarf
h. Slippers
i. Sweater – Adult
j. Sweater – Baby
k. Sweater – Child
l. Any other worthy item

Class 5 Crocheting — Cotton String

a. Bedspread
b. Center Piece or Wall Hanging
c. Doilies (under 14″)
d. Handkerchiefs – Set of 3

Class 6 Knitting

a. Afghan
b. Baby Set (3 Items)
c. Hats – Adult
d. Hats – Child
e. Jacket
f. Mittens or Gloves
g. Pillow
h. Scarf
i. Shawl
j. Skirt
k. Slippers
l. Sweater – Adult
m. Sweater – Baby
n. Sweater – Child
o. Vest
p. Any other worthy item

Class 7 Rugs

a. Braided
b. Crocheted or Knitted
c. Hooked
d. Tufted
e. Woven Cotton
f. Woven Wool
g. Any other worthy item

Class 8 Sewing — Clothing

a. Apron
b. Blouse or Shirt
c. Dress
d. Hat
e. Jacket or Coat
f. Jumper
g. Nightgown
h. Pants or Shorts
i. Skirt
j. Any other worthy item

Class 9 Pillows

Class 10 Miscellaneous

a. Collection of Animals (3)
b. Doll
c. Doll clothes
d. Potholders (3)
e. Any other worthy collection

Class 11 Tied Fleece Blankets

Class 12 Special Wall Hanging

Pieced or appliqued and handquilted, not larger than 25″x 25″ using flowered material with red and turquoise predominant colors.

Class 13 Haddam Neck Fair Quilt Contest

I. Individual
     a. Appliqué
          1. hand quilted
          2. machine quilted
          3. tied

     b. Pieced
1. hand quilted
          2. machine quilted
          3. tied

     c. Whole Cloth – hand quilted

     d. Embroidered – hand quilted

II. Group
a. Appliqué
          1. hand quilted
          2. machine quilted
          3. tied

     b. Pieced
          1. hand quilted
          2. machine quilted
          3. tied

 

Connecticut State Quilt Contest

Once a quilt has won the State Quilt ribbon at a participating fair, it is eligible to be entered into the State Quilt Contest. The contest will be held October 27, 2018 at The Lyceum in Terryville, CT. Each fair must preregister their local winner. The local fair also will provide contest information to the winner. Visit  www.ctagfairs.org > news and resources > contests > quilt-contest for complete rules and information.

NEW THIS YEAR! ADULT AND JUNIOR QUILT CONTESTS

Adult Quilt Contest Categories:

1. Hand Appliqué
2. Pieced Machine Quilted
3.Pieced Hand Quilted

Adult Quilt Contest Rules:

1. This contest is open to all residents of Connecticut.
2. All work must be completed by an individual quilt maker.
3. Work can be pieced by hand or by machine but appliqué must be done by hand.
4. Quilts must be either hand or machine quilted, no hand tied quilts.
5. Quilts may not be made from pre-cut quilt kits.
6. A quilt can only compete in the Association of Connecticut Fairs Quilt Contest once.
7. Appliqué quilts must consist of at least 50% appliqué.
8. Quilt perimeter must measure a minimum of 216 inches.
9. No wall hanging quilts.

Prizes: The following prizes will be awarded in each category:

Adult Quilt Contest:

1st place: $50.00
2nd place: $35.00
3rd place: $15.00
People’s Choice Award: $50

 

Junior Quilt Contest Categories:

Wall Hanging

Junior Quilt Contest Rules: This contest is open to all residents of Connecticut. All work must be completed by an individual quilt maker. Work can be pieced by hand or by machine but applique must be done by hand. Quilts must be either hand or machine quilted, no hand tied quilts. Quilts may not be made from pre-cut quilt kits. A quilt can only compete in the Association of Connecticut Fairs Quilt Contest once. Participant must be between 7 and 17 years of age at the time of judging. Wall hanging Quilt perimeter must measure a minimum of 64 inches. Wall hanging Quilt must include a sleeve for hanging. Wall hanging can be applique, or pieced. It can be hand or machine quilted, but not tied.

Prizes:

Junior Quilt Contest:
1st place: $25.00
2nd place: $15.00
3rd place: $10.00

Saturday, September 1st — 10:00 am

Sponsored by:
The Connecticut State Tractor Pullers Association, Inc.
Bob MacDonald, President – 401-423-3830
R. J. Manfridi, Vice President – 860-625-0629

All pullers should be familiar with the 2018 rules and regulations before pulling.
These are available on our website, at www.cstpa.org.

CLASSES 1st 2nd 3rd
4,500 LB Altered Stock $30 $22 $17.50
4,300 LB Modified $60 $45 $35
6,500 LB Altered Stock $30 $22 $17.50
5,800 LB Modified $60 $45 $35
6,000 LB Superstock $30 $22 $17.50
6,500 LB Modified $60 $45 $35
7,000 LB Superstock $30 $22 $17.50
8,500 Altered Stock $60 $45 $35
9,000 LB Superstock $30 $22 $17.50
7,000 LB Modified $60 $45 $35
10,500 Altered Stock $30 $22 $17.50

Ribbons only will be awarded to 4th and 5th place winners.
Participation in this contest requires membership in the Connecticut State Tractor Pullers Association, Inc. — www.cstpa.org.
The fair will allow ONE driver and ONE helper per tractor entry to the fair at no cost.

Our Farmers’ Market is a reminder that agriculture was once part of most households at a time when supermarkets didn’t exist and local sources provided most food.

Vendors will include a variety of local experts selling their goods and sharing their knowledge. Come join us and learn about sustainable gardening practices, the benefits
of herbs, foraging skills, and more!

The Farmers Market is located near the Vegetable and Flower Exhibit Building and will be open from:
10 am to 5 pm, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Jane R. Aldieri
860-999-2892

The Haddam Neck Fair Association
P.O. Box 220, Middle Haddam, CT 06456

PLEASE NOTE CHANGES FOR REGISTRATION AND JUDGING FOR 2018
Please read the guidelines for entry as this is a Juried Event

Entry times are Thursday, August 30, 3 pm – 8 pm

Judging to follow entry cut off

Competition Guidelines and Characteristics for Worthy Display

For 2018, we will follow a scorecard system for all Design, Specimen and Houseplant entries. The point values for each entry will range from 10 to 100.

Attaining the full 100 points is a perfect score and a Blue Ribbon. The scorecard factors will be listed on the HNF website www.haddamneckfair.com.

Design Class entries need to present color harmony, design balance, proportion and originality with strong construction in a suitable container.

Horticulture Classes and Fresh Flowers are judged on color, form size, number of flowers and stem and foliage condition.

Potted Plant Classes for flowering are judged on their display of flowers at the time of judging. Foliage Plants are judged on their overall appearance and condition of their foliage.

Fresh, healthy greenery with no dust or bugs, and clear evidence of new growth is noted by the Judges and reflected in your overall score.

Exhibitors need to supply containers for all horticulture specimens.


FLOWER DESIGN CATEGORIES

Scorecard Points given from 10 to 100
“Best in Show” Award in memory of Chris Harris $25.00

2018 Theme — “This Land is Your Land” by Woody Guthrie

This year we want you to focus on This Land and our environment, as we did in 2017. As land stewards, we understand its beauty and fragility. Create your designs thinking of the lyrics of one of the greatest American folk songs. We hope these images inspire you to create your own masterpieces. I love to talk FLOWERS and arranging, so call or email me with any questions. We adore our Designers!
janeintheclouds@mac.com or 860-999-2892

Subclass “A” is for children under 16,
“B” is for Adult entries and A & B applies to all Design Classes I through X.

Class I. California. An arrangement of your choice with a unique nod toCalifornia.
Class II. New York Island. An arrangement of your choice with reference to NY or Long Island.
Class III. Red Wood Forests. Table centerpiece — Use primarily red and a reference to wood or trees in your design.
Class IV. Endless Skyway. An open design giving the feeling of the open sky or your interpretation of the sky through design.
Class V. Golden Valley. Miniature Class, not to exceed 6 inches in height or width. Primarily yellow flowers in an appropriate vase.
Class VI. Wheat fields waving. Incorporate grasses into your design of choice.
Class VII. Freedom Highway. Your design should be your interpretation of a highway, freedom or the vehicles and or people who travel on the highway.
Class VIII. Diamond Deserts. Your choice of design incorporating a diamond pattern, shape or reference.
Class IX. Gulf Stream Waters. Your design should have your flowers either floating or submerged in water.
Class X. Dust Clouds – Your design should give the feeling of cosmic dust (small particles floating in outer space) or the moon’s mysterious twilight dust clouds. Flower, plant or greenery material of your choice.

HORTICULTURAL CLASSES

Premiums:
1st — $3.00
2nd — $2.00
3rd — $1.00

Class 11 Aster
Class 12 Calendula – 3 blooms
Class 13 Celosia (Cocks Comb)
Class 14 Sedum – 1 spray
Class 15 Cosmos – 1 spray
Class 16 Marigold
Class 17 Nasturtiums – 3 blooms
Class 18 Pansy
Class 19 Petunia
Class 20 Salvia
Class 21 Snapdragon – 1 spike
Class 22 Zinnia
Class 23 Any worthy annual, other than listed categories
Class 24 Any worthy perennial, other than listed categories
Class 25 Sunflower – 1 spray, each flower not to exceed 6″
Class 26 Dahlia
Class 27 Any other flowering bulb or corn
Class 28 Gladiola
Class 29 Rose
  A. Hybrid Tea
B. Floribunda (many small flowers in clusters of 5 – 7)
  C. Miniature
Class 30 Houseplants
A. Specimen flowering plant
B. Cactus or other succulent
C. Specimen foliage
D. Topiary
E. Bonsai
F. Dish Garden
G. Any other variety
H. Saint Paulia, African violet
Class 31 Herbs
   A. Collection of 5 annual or perennial specimens individually labeled
B. Single potted herb plant
C. Topiary

Junior Horticulture Classes

(Children up to 12 years of age)
Premiums:
1st – $3.00
2nd – $2.00
3rd – $1.00

Class 32 Marigold
Class 33 Zinnia
Class 34 Sunflower, not to exceed 8″ height or width
Class 35 Herbs
   A. Annual
B. Perennial
Class 36 Collection of Herbs (5 specimens)
Class 37 Dish Garden
Class 38 Any worthy Annual
Class 39 Any worthy Perennial
Class 40 Houseplant — single plant

While not a competition, the Haddam Neck General Store is a unique part of our Fair in that it reflects the Haddam Neck Community through the skills of our residents as shown by the items for sale.

Entry time: Thursday, August 30, 3 pm – 8 pm
Located on the first floor of Fair Hall Building.

Rules:
In addition to being a resident of Haddam Neck, each participant offering items for sale must qualify as follows:
✬ Items must have been produced in Haddam Neck, from scratch. Kit projects or items purchased for resale are not eligible.
✬ Each entrant, or parent, if the entrant is under 16 years of age at Fair time, incurs an obligation to help run the booth during the Fair.
✬ The entrant understands that due to space restrictions and in fairness to all, it may not be possible to display all items simultaneously. It is the obligation of the participant to check periodically and replenish the supply as necessary during the Fair.
✬ Items for sale should be put in place between 3 pm and 8 pm on Thursday evening August 30th.
✬ Participants should call to request a registration form.

Coordinator: Terry Danaher – 860-267-8466

Saturday, September 1st — 10:00 am

Kim Kaeser / Jane Kaeser
110 West High Street
East Hampton, CT 06424
860-365-0101

Registration Form

Mail in entry forms as soon as possible to the above address, since space is limited.

We wish to accommodate as many exhibitors as possible, so the number of animals each exhibitor may bring will be limited. Entries accepted until pens are full.

Please indicate breed of animal on entry form and enclose a copy of current health papers with entry form along with an entry fee of $2 per animal. No entry will be accepted without current health records and fee.

Each animal to be entered in one class only except group classes.

There is a limit of 10 animals per family and/or farm.

Animals may be penned Friday, 12 Noon – 5 pm to avoid opening traffic.

The superintendent will make a health inspection for conformance to state health regulations before allowing an animal to be penned or remain on the grounds.

Animal bedding will be provided upon arrival.

Farm displays, pen decorations, and any other creative ideas to attract interest and educate the public about Dairy Goats will be greatly appreciated. These displays need to be hung as space is limited.

Please keep the area in front of the pens clear of soiled bedding, and maintain farm displays in good condition for the duration of the fair.

Breed Classes will be determined by entries.

There will be no pre-show milk-out. However, any animal showing excessive udder distension will be excused from the show ring.

Dressing in dairyman whites, and fitting the animals for show is required.

Unruly animals will be dismissed at the superintendents discretion.

No intact male goats allowed on the fairgrounds.

Animals must remain on the Fairgrounds until 5pm Monday.

Exhibitors are required to rake out pens prior to leaving the fair.


Goat Classes

Prizes:
1st – $16
2nd – $15
3rd – $12
4th – $10

Fitting & Showmanship Classes

G-1 Pee-Wee 6 and under
G-2 Junior 7-10 years
G-3 Intermediate 11-14 years
G-4 Senior 15-18 years
G-5 Open 19 + years

Pet Classes

G-6 Pet Goat , any age or breed

Breed Classes

G-7 Doe Kids born July-September
G-8 Doe Kids born April-June
G-9 Doe Kids born October -March
G-10 Yearling does never bred
G-11 Junior Champion (Rosettes, $15)
G-12 Junior Reserve Champion (Rosettes, $10)
G-13 Milking Does under 24 months
G-14 Milking Does 2 and 3
G-15 Milking Does 4 and 5
G-16 Milking Does 6+
G-17 Senior Champion (Rosettes, $15)
G-18 Senior Reserve Champion (Rosettes, $10)

Group Classes

G-19 Dam/Daughter
G-20 Best Three
G-21 Best Jr. Doe (Trophy and Rosettes, $15)
G-22 Best Sr. Doe (Trophy and Rosettes, $15)

Specialty Classes

G-23 Farm Herd (4 of any breed 1 entry per family)
G-24 Educational Display

Superintendent: Tim Cavanaugh
860-575-5881

Horse Pulling — Sunday — 11:00 am
• Teams must be on the grounds in time to weigh.
• Eastern Draft Horse Association Rules apply.
• Any additional rules will be announced before each class.
• Official distance for horse classes will be a minimum of 12 feet.
• Premiums for teams being tested by the state will be withheld pending a negative test result.

Class 1 — Under 3,100 Lbs
Class 2 — 3,101 to 3,300 Lbs
Class 3 — Free For All

Premiums for each class
1st – $300
2nd – $250
3rd – $225
4th – $200
5th – $175
6th – $150
7th – $125
8th – $100

Note: At the discretion of the Haddam Neck Fair, premiums over $50 may be paid by check.

Sunday, September 2nd at Noon
Sign up at the Information Booth by 11:30 am
Contestants must be twins, triplets or quadruplets and will be judged based on youngest, oldest, best matched outfits and funny look-alikes.

Location: Next to Poultry & Rabbit Barn
Entry — FREE
Monday, September 3rd — 12 Noon
These classes are for younger tractor-pullers, both boys and girls, and involves a pedal-driven toy tractor (supplied) pulling an appropriate sled a distance of 10 feet on the grass.
Class 1 Ages 4 and 5 years
Class 2 Ages 6 and 7 years
All entrants receive a trophy!
This is a great photo opportunity for your children and/or grandchildren.

Pierre Faber
860-301-5852
The Haddam Neck Fair Association
P.O. Box 220, Middle Haddam, CT 06456

Entry times are Thursday, August 30, 3 pm – 8 pm

Requirements

Exhibitors may enter photos in any of the following categories. There is a limit of 8 photos, total, per person. All pictures must be matted, not framed and have a title. Framed photographs will not be accepted. There will be separate judging for entries submitted by those under 16. Over 16 are considered to be adults. Pictures may be in black and white or color. No more than two pictures per category. No pictures smaller than 5″ x 7″ and none larger than 8″ x 12″.

Categories:

People Children
Landscape / Seascape Nature
Animals Flowers
Agricultural Fairs Objects / Architecture
Computer Enhanced / Alternative Methods

Registration:

• The photography department is located on the second floor of the Fair Hall.
• Entry hours are Thursday, August 30, 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
• All entries will be hung on the wall or placed in display cases.
• The Haddam Neck Fair will make every effort to care for all entries, but cannot be held responsible for damage or loss.
• Photographs may be picked up starting at 5 pm on Monday and no later than 6 pm.
• Prize money may be picked up at the Fair office starting at 3:00 pm. Monday.

Prizes:

Awards for each category are as follows:
1st (Blue) $6.00
2nd (Red) $4.00
3rd (Yellow) $3.00
Honorable Mention (Green) $2.00
There will be a Best of Show award of $5.00 and a Rosette in both the adult and under 16 groups.

Saturday, September 1st — 5:00 pm
CDPA Rules and Regulations will be followed.

PONIES (2 Classes)

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Class 1 – 46″ and under $150 $125 $100 $75 $50 $25
Class 2 – 50″ and under $150 $125 $100 $75 $50 $25

 

MINIS (2 Classes)

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Class 1 – 34″ and under $100 $80 $70 $60 $50 $40
Class 2 – 38″ and under $100 $80 $70 $60 $50 $40

Rick & Allison Trojanoski — Chairmen
Mail entries to 81 Young Street
East Hampton, CT 06424
860-267-1108

Registration Form

Entries close August 25th
Judging 10:00 am Saturday, September 1st

Prizes:
1st: $7.00
2nd: $6.00
3rd: $5.00

1. This department is open to all. Poultry exhibits include chickens, turkeys, game birds and bantam water fowl.
2. Entry forms must be mailed to the Committee at the above address one week prior to opening day, along with an entry fee of $1.00 per bird
3. The Committee will receive exhibits from 3:30 – 8:00 pm on Thursday, Sept. 1. All exhibits must be caged by 8:00 pm on Thursday, August 31st. Judging will take place Saturday Morning
4. Judging: Bantams will be judged by A.B.A. Rules. Standard and Waterfowl by A.P.A. Rules. Single specimens only: cock — hen — cockerel — pullet.
5. Only healthy birds may be shown. The Haddam Neck Fair adheres closely to the Connecticut State Animal Health Requirements available from the office of the State Veterinarian 860-713-2505 or http://www.ct.gov/doag/lib/doag/State%20Vet/2014_FAIR_AND_SHOW_REQUIREMENTS_030614.pdf Please review the poultry
section as we will abide by these requirements.
6. Entries close one week before the fair. No entries will be accepted after then or at the fair.
7. While we work to avoid difficulties with entries, The Fair Association will not be responsible for any accident, mistake or loss or damage from any cause whatsoever.
8. Junior and Senior Divisions are based on 16 years of age as of January 1st. Please designate Senior or Junior on the entry blank. The same prize money and ribbons will be awarded in each division.
9. Up to thirty birds are allowed per family or club, but no more than two production birds are allowed per exhibitor (Sexlink, broiler cross or capons).
10. Junior Entries must be cooped, both in and out by the Junior exhibitor. Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes will be awarded in both Jr. and Sr. Divisions for each of the following classes:

Bantam Chicken
Large Fowl
Waterfowl

Junior Poultry Showmanship

Saturday at 3 pm
1. Novice Junior 7 to 12 years of age — First time showing
2. Novice Senior 13 to 19 years of age — First time showing
3. Junior — experienced
4. Senior — experienced

All poultry show and livestock requirements apply for showmanship classes. Only birds that are exhibited for the duration of the fair may be used in showmanship classes. Birds must be at least 5 months old and owned by the exhibitor.

Poultry Showmanship rules will be followed. They may be obtained by telephoning Dr. Darre at 860-486-1008 or e-mail at mdarre@canr.uconn.edu.

Coordinators: Rick & Allison Trojanoski – 860-267-1108

Mail Entries to: Sue & Brian Reynolds, 756 Cook Hill Road, Cheshire, CT 06410

Registration Form

Classes are Pet Stock and Showmanship ONLY. There will not be an A.R.B.A.
sanctioned show.

Entry Fee 50 cents per rabbit with a limit of 20 rabbits per family.

Entries close August 25 or when all cages are reserved.
The committee accepts rabbits on Thursday, August 30 from 3:30 to 8:00PM. All rabbits must be caged by 8:00PM on that Thursday.

Feed, water and bedding will be supplied by the committee. Heavyweight water and feed dishes MUST be supplied by exhibitor.
Judging will be held in the rabbit barn on Saturday for the pet stock class. Pet class is judged on overall appearance and temperament. All entries will be judged by the Danish Judging System. Rabbit Showmanship judging will be held on Sunday.

Time to be determined.
Class A — Pet Stock
Senior Buck and Senior Doe — 6 months and older
Buck and Doe — 6 to 8 months
Junior Buck and Junior Doe — 3 to 6 months old

Class B — Rabbit Showmanship
Novice Showmanship — Individuals age 19 and under who have never shown rabbits before
Freshman Showmanship — Ages 9 and under
Junior Showmanship — Ages 10 to 14
Senior Showmanship — Ages 15 to 19
Advanced Showmanship — Ages 19 and up

Prizes:
1st $6.00
2nd $5.00
3rd $4.00
• Best Pet — Trophy
• Best Pet Reserve — Rosette
• Rabbit Showmanship — Rosette for first place in each class
Ribbons will also be awarded.

Coordinators: Sue & Brian Reynolds 203-500-2762 / 203-800-6881
applecountrysupply@gmail.com

Sunday, September 2nd at 6 p.m.

  • Participants must be 18 years or older
  • Sign up starting at 5:00 p.m. at the information booth
  • Entry is limited to the first 15 men and 10 women
  • Contest events will be announced on the day of the contest

Prizes:
1st — $50
2nd — $25
3rd — $15
4th — $10

This contest consists of several timed events and is open to all men and women 18 years of age and older. The person with the lowest combined score of all events will be crowned the 2018 Redneck Strongman.

Sunday, September 2nd — 10:00 am

Kim Kaeser / Jane Kaeser
110 West High Street
East Hampton, CT 06424
860-365-0101

Registration Form

Mail in entry forms as soon as possible, since space is limited. We wish to accommodate as many exhibitors as possible, so the number of animals each exhibitor may bring may be limited.
Please indicate breed of animal on entry form and enclose a copy of current health papers along with an entry fee of $2.00 per animal. No entry will be accepted without current health records and fee.

Entries will be accepted until pens are full.

Animals may be penned Friday, 12 noon to 5 pm to avoid opening traffic.
The superintendent will make a health inspection for conformance to state health
regulations before allowing an animal to be penned or remain on the grounds.
Animal bedding will be provided upon arrival.
Animals should be reasonably clean and trimmed.
Farm displays, pen decorations, and any other creative ideas to attract interest and educate the public about sheep will be greatly appreciated. These displays need to be hungers space is limited.
Please keep the area in front of the pens clear of soiled bedding, and maintain farm displays in good condition for the duration of the Fair.
Breed Classes will be determined by entries.
Dressing for showmanship and fitting the animals for show is required.
Animals must remain on the Fairgrounds until 5 pm Monday.
Exhibitors are required to rake out pens prior to leaving the fair.
No Breeding groups will be penned together.
Unruly animals will be dismissed at the superintends discretion.
Showmanship: Rosette awarded to each class.

Prizes:
1st – $16
2nd – $15
3rd – $12
4th – $10
BEST OF – Rosette and $15
RESERVE – Rosette and $10

Sheep Show Classes
Fitting & Showmanship Classes
S-l Pee Wee 6 and under
S-2 Junior 7–10 yrs
S-3 Intermediate 11–14 yrs
S-4 Senior 15–18 yrs
S-5 Open 19 +

Breed Classes
S-6 Ram Lamb April–June
S-7 Ram Lamb October–March
S-8 Pair of Ram Lambs
S-9 Yearling Rams under 2
S-10 Pair of Ram Lambs
S-11 Aged Ram over 2 years
S-12 Champion Ram
S-13 Reserve Champion Ram
S-14 Ewe Lamb April–June
S-15 Ewe Lamb October–March
S-16 Pair of Ewe Lambs
S-17 Yearling Ewes under 2
S-18 Pair of Yearling Ewes
S-19 Aged Ewes over 2
S-20 Champion Ewe
S-21 Reserve Champion Ewe

Market Lamb Classes may be divided at judges discretion
S-22 Market Lamb
S-23 Pair of Market Lambs
S-24 Best Ram
S-25 Best Ewe
S-26 Best Market

Specialty Classes
S-27 Exhibitors flock 1 ram 3 ewes
S-28 Education Display

Saturday, September 1st at 10 am
Sign up at the Information Booth

Bring a sunflower that you grew from the seed. Prizes will be awarded based on largest diameter or tallest from root to flower.

Any size — all are welcome.
Entries: Thursday 3:00 to 8:00 pm
Prizes:
1st — $3
2nd — $2
3rd — $1

Registration Form

Mail entry registration one week prior to the fair to:

Vivienne McGarry
68 Clarkhurst Road
Haddam Neck, CT 06424
860-267-7906 vivmcgarry@gmail.com

Entry times are Thursday, August 30, 3 pm – 8 pm
Entries can be picked up from 5-6 pm on Monday, Labor Day
Ribbons will be given in all classes.
First Place $10.00
Second Place $8.00
Third Place $5.00

SPINNING

Rules:
1. A limit of 1 entry per class. Please tag entry with class number.
2. Any fiber may be used. Please specify fiber on registration form.
3. 2 oz. samples wound in 1.5–2 yard skeins and tied in 3 places for competition.
4. Judging will be based on consistency of spinning, appropriate hand and overall quality.
5. Judges may elect to make special awards for outstanding entries.
6. All skeins must be hand spun yarn except for dyed yarn class.

Class 1 — Fine Single Yarn– 20 or more wraps per inch.
Class 2 — Fine Plied Yarn– 20 or more wraps per inch.
Class 3 — Medium to Thick Single Yarn– 10-19 wraps per inch.
Class 4 — Medium to Thick Plied Yarn– 10-19 wraps per inch.
Class 5 — Thick to Bulky Single Yarn– 10 or less wraps per inch.
Class 6 — Thick to Bulky Plied Yarn– 10 or less wraps per inch.
Class 7 — Plied yarn from animal fiber other than wool (at least 50%).
Class 8 — Plied yarn from at least 50% plant fiber.
Class 9 — Navajo or Cable Plied Yarn.
Class 10 — Novelty Yarn.
Class 11 — Any dyed yarn.
Class 12 — Novice Spinner (spinning for one year or less) single or plied yarn.
Class 13 — Collection of Three Skeins. 1st $25.00 2nd $20.00 3rd $18.00
.
Three different hand-spun skeins that have a least one element in common. (e.g., Same yarn dyed differently; same fiber spun differently; three different fibers spun or plied using the same method.)

HAND CRAFTED ARTICLES

Rules:
1. All articles must be made from hand spun yarn. Please submit a sample of roving or fleece used in your project. Exceptions for felting classes.
2. Limit of 1 entry per class.

Class 14 — Large knitted item, e.g., sweater.
Class 15 — Small knitted item, e.g., hat.
Class 16 — Large crocheted item.
Class 17 — Small crocheted item.
Class 18 — Needle-felted decorative item.
Class 19 — Wearable needle-felt item.
Class 20 — Wet-felted item.
Class 21 — Knit and felted or fulled item.
Class 22 — Woven item.
Class 23 — Educational Fiber Display.

1st $25.00
2nd $20.00
3rd $18.00

FLEECE

Rules:
1. Fleece must be from a sheep owned by entrant.
2. Fleece must be from this year’s shearing, no more than 18 months growth.
3. Fleece must be clean and well skirted.
4. Fleece must be displayed in a clear plastic bag.
5. Name of breed/cross breed and age of animal must be written on a tag in the bag.
6. Limit of 1 entry per class.

1st $25.00
2nd $20.00
3rd $18.00

Class 24 — Fine wool white.
Class 25 — Medium wool white.
Class 26 — Long wool white.
Class 27 — Fine wool-natural color.
Class 28 — Medium wool-natural color.
Class 29 — Long wool-natural color.
Class 30 — Primitive wool-natural color.

Friday, August 31 — Pull starts at 7:00 pm

Classes:
1. Street Stock Gasoline 4 x 4 to 6,500 lb maximum limit
2. Street-improved Gasoline 4 x 4 to 6,700 lb maximum limit
3. Street Stock Diesel 4 x 4 to 7,500 lb maximum limit
4. Work Stock Diesel 4 x 4

Prizes for each Class:
1st – $100
2nd – $75
3rd – $50
4th – $25

General Information:
1. Registration opens at 4:00 pm and closes at 6:30 pm. Inspection for vehicle  conformance to the rules prior to the event is part of the registration process
2. A $25.00 registration is required and all participants must sign up in person
3. Participants assume all risk of injury or damage.
4. Pulling Surface is a 300’ outside clay track.

Rules and Vehicle Specifications
1. The consumption of alcohol by drivers or crew in pit or pulling areas is not allowed. Participants may be subject to testing and violation will result in disqualification.
2. Only one hook per vehicle allowed.
3. Vehicle must be legally registered.
4. Driver must be 18 years of age or older or have written parental consent
5. Seat belts and helmets are to be worn and fastened at all times
6. Gasoline or Diesel only. No alterations to fuel are allowed.
7. Suspensions must be factory stock.
8. Street legal exhaust system required.
9. No loose cargo in truck bed.
10. Hitch point must be secure. Reese hitches are allowed. Hitch height not to exceed 26”. Hitch must have a 3” hole for the hitch chain
11. Vehicle must have factory wheelbase with a factory installed steel pickup bed with fenders positioned in original mountings.
12. Street legal DOT tires only. Bar tires, Cut tires or Rim changes are not allowed at this event.
13. Manuf. GVW is not to exceed 10,000 lbs. for all classes

Saturday, September 1st — Pull starts at 6:00 pm

Diesel trucks to 11,000 Lbs GVW
Registration starts at 4:00 pm and closes at 5:30 pm
Saturday night the Fair will allow free admission to two people actually with each pulling truck.

Classes:
Superstock 4 x 4
Modified 4 x 4
2 Wheel Drive Pulling Trucks
Open Diesel 4 x 4 Weight to 9,000 lbs

General Information:
• Regulations for these classes adhere to Massachusetts MATPA rules with the exception that Super Stock Trucks must have DOT tires
• Kill Switches must be in working order and will be checked.
• Weights are permitted to 9,000 lbs and may be hung from the front, but if they touch the track, will be cause for disqualification.

Nancy Jendrzejczyk
860-267-9137
Assisted by Deb Mandolfo
The Haddam Neck Fair Association
P.O. Box 220, Middle Haddam, CT 06456

Entry times are Thursday, August 30, 3 pm – 8 pm

Age Classes:
– Parent/child — up to 6
– Junior — 7 to 15
– Adult — over 16

—ALL ENTRIES REQUIRE 3 ITEMS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED—

Entries must be of marketable quality and size, and worthy of a premium or none will be awarded.
Each exhibitor is allowed only one entry per class.
Entries must be grown by the exhibitor.
Paper plates will be furnished by the Fair.
Exhibits must be removed at 5 pm on Monday or they become property of the Fair. Care will be taken to prevent loss or damage, but the Fair Association cannot be held be responsible for any damage or loss.

All premiums will be: 1st – $4.00, 2nd – $3.00, 3rd – $2.00
Except:
Largest Pumpkin: 1st – $5.00, 2nd – $3.00, 3rd – $2.00
Best-tasting Tomato: 1st – $5.00, 2nd – $3.00, 3rd – $2.00
Best Collection: 1st – $15.00, 2nd – $10.00, 3rd – $7.00, 4th – $5.00, 5th – $3.00
Special Award: A trophy will also be awarded for the best collection of vegetables in Mrs. Betty Carlson’s name by the Haddam Neck Fair Association in grateful appreciation of the many years she served as chairman of the vegetable department.

Vegetables

Beans: 6 items for each entry, all six of the same variety with stem
a. Bush Green
d. Lima
b. Bush Yellow
e. Purple
c. Pole
Beets: 3 of each variety
a. Red
b. Yellow
c. Beet Greens
Broccoli: 1 head
Brussels Sprouts: 6 items
Cabbage: 1 head
a. Green
b. Red
c. Other
Carrots: Group of 3 with 4″ of greens
Cauliflower: 1 head
Celery: 1 bunch in water
Chicory: 1 bunch in water
Corn: 3 ears in husk
a. Sweet
b. Ornamental
Cucumber: 3 items from each variety.
a. Slicing (vine)
b. Pickling (vine)
c. Pickling (bush)
Eggplant: 1 item
a. Purple
b. White
Fennel: bunch in water
Garlic: set of 3
Gourds: 3 items if small, one if as large as a cabbage. One entry per person.
Kolrabi: 3 items
Leek: bunch in water
Tomato: 3 items
a. Red slicing
b. Orange
c. Yellow
d. Cherry – 6 items
e. Pear: Yellow or Red – 6 items
f. Plum: Yellow or Red
g. Best Tasting Tomato – 2 Items
h. Plum
Lettuce: 1 head
Muskmelon: 1 item
Onions: With 3″ to 4″ stems
a. Yellow, globe
b. Yellow, flat
c. Red
d. White
Okra: 6 items
Parsley: bunch in water
Parsnip: 3 items
Pepper:
a. Sweet – thickwalled, any color
b. Sweet – thinwalled
c. Hot Long – Red & Yellow
d. Hot Round – 6 items
e. Novelty, colored
f. Jalepeno
Potato:
a. White
b. Red
Pumpkin:
a. Largest – 1 item
c. Field – 1 item
b. Small pie – 1 item
d. Novelty – 3 items
Rhubarb: 3 stalks
Spinach: 1 bunch in water
Squash:
a. Summer, Yellow – 2 items
d. Winter – 1 item per variety
b. Summer, Green – 2 items
e. Spaghetti – 1 item
c. Bush Scallop – 1 item per variety
Note: No large Zucchinis will be accepted.
Sunflower: 1 seed head
Swiss Chard: 1 bunch in water
Turnip: 1 item
Watermelon: 1 item
Any Worthy Vegetable or Fruit: 1 item with description clearly labeled.

Vegetables chosen should include those which are most similar and the most desirable for eating.

 

Fruits

Apple: One Item
a. Red
b. Yellow
c. Green
Blackberry: minimum of 15
Blueberry: minimum of 15
Peach: Single
Pear: Single
Plum: Single
Raspberry: minimum of 15

 

Vegetables and Fruit Collections

Number of vegetables is important

Collection of Vegetables, Adult Division: 18 separate items, judged on the basis of artistic design and quality of vegetables.
Collection of Vegetables, Junior Division: 12 separate items, judged on the basis of artistic design and quality of vegetables.
Collection of Fruit, Adult or Junior Division: 10 separate kinds of fruit, judged on the basis of artistic design and the quality of fruit.

Suggestion: Fruits and Vegetables chosen should include those which are most similar and the most desirable for eating.