Coles County Fair
Illinois' Oldest Continuous Fair

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Department J

Agricultural Products

 

Premiums Offered: $976.00

ADVANCED ENTRIES ONLY - NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED

           

                                       *Entries Due: Saturday July 20, 2019 by 4:00 pm        

                                       * Entries In Place By: Saturday, July 27, 2019 by 2:00 pm (Hours 8:00 am-2:00 pm)

                                       * Closed During Judging

                                       * Release Time: Friday, August 2, 2019 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

                                       * Release Time: Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 8:00 am to Noon

                                       *Art Hall Open Monday thru Friday, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

                                       * Entry Fee: $1.00 (One Dollar per entry) Limit Two (2) Entries Per Class

                                       *CC Fair Not Responsible For Exhibits Lost, Damaged, Or Stolen Not Picked Up

                                             On The Release Date

“The Department of Agriculture shall use its best efforts to secure sufficient appropriations to fund premiums.  In any year for which the General Assembly of the State of Illinois fails to make an appropriation sufficient to pay such premiums, premium amounts may not be accurately  reflected in the Premium Book.”

DIRECTOR: Stacy DeRousse – SUPERINTENDENT: Gloria Jones (217) 232-1482

 

   * ALL Exhibitors MUST purchase a $10.00 Exhibitors Ticket.

         This permits 1 Exhibitor and vehicle into Fair Grounds for the week.  

   * Only 2 entries allowed per class.

   * All Grains, Seeds, Forage and Crops must be grown by Exhibitor.

   * Grains/Seeds shall be displayed in clear, quart glass jars with screw bands

         and lids.

   * Forage/Crops shall be displayed tied in 4” diameter bundles.

   * Ears of Corn shall be displayed on plain white paper plates. Exhibitor must

         provide their own white plates, with holes punched and exhibitor tag tied in place by exhibitor.

   * All decisions by Judges/Superintendent are final.

 

GRAINS/SEEDS/FORAGE/CROPS – Section 001

                                   

PREMIUMS OFFERED:  1st-$6.00     $2nd-$5.00     3rd-$4.00     4th-$3.00

 

4501    Oats

4502    Soybeans

4503    Wheat

4504    Shelled Corn, Yellow

4505    Shelled Corn, White

4506    Corn, Yellow, 6 Ears

4507    Corn, White, 6 Ears

4508    Popcorn, Yellow, 6 Ears

4509    Popcorn, White, 6 Ears

4510    Corn, Any Other Kind, 6 Ears

4511    Oats, In Straw

4512    Wheat, Smooth, In Straw

4513    Wheat, Bearded, In Straw

4514    Hay, Alfalfa

4515    Hay, Red clover

4516    Hay, Timothy

4517    Hay, Other

4518    Soy Beans, Any Stage

4519    Any Other Kind, Labeled

 

ROOT CROPS AND VEGETABLES – Section 002

 

            * Only 2 entries per class.

            * All Produce Must be grown by Exhibitor.

            *Exhibitors MUST furnish plain white paper plates, with hole punched, and

                  exhibitors must tie on their own exhibitor tags.

            * The GUIDELINE below is to be used for proper display of exhibits.

            * Unless class specifies “LARGEST”, judging is done with preference

                  to TABLE QUALITY vegetables only.

            * Judges are instructed NOT to award a premium or placing unless the exhibits are worthy.

 

4601    BEANS, GREEN (12)

            * Pods tender, string less, brittle, with seed in immature stage.

            *Free of dirt, rust, blemishes or other imperfections.

            * Trim stems to ¼ inch.

            * Clean by wiping with a soft dry cloth; do not wash.

 

4602    BEETS, Any Kind (5)

            * Smooth and free of side roots.        

            * Medium to small size preferred (1-1/2 to 2 inches in diameter).

            * Flesh, when cut, should be firm, crisp, and fine grained.

            * Can be displayed with top leaves, or cut down to ½ to 1 inch; tap root should be left on.

            * Clean by soaking and washing.

 

4603    CABBAGE, GREEN (1)

4604    CABBAGE, RED (1)

            * Head solid and heavy for size.

            * Free of blemishes and inset damage.

            * Stem evenly trimmed at base of the last leaves left on the head.

            * Let outer leaves remain.

            * Clean by wiping with dry or moist cloth.

 

4605    CARROTS (5)

            * Specimens straight with deep orange, smooth skin.

            * Free of cracks, greening, or side roots.

            * Tops trimmed to ½ to 1 inch; do not remove tap root.

            * Length: short varieties, 2-1/2 to 4-1/2 inches; half-long varsities, 5 to 7 inches; long varieties, 7-1/2 inches, over.

            * Clean by washing, do not scrub.

 

4606    CORN, SWEET (5)

            * Ears fresh and well-filed from tips to butt ends.

            * Kernels plump, soft, tender, and arranged in closely-spaced rows.

            * Remove “flag” leaves but do not remove husks.

            * Trim stem evenly.

            * Clean by wiping with dry cloth.

 

4607    CUCUMBERS, PICKLING (5)

4608    CUCUMBERS, SLICING (5)

            * Straight, deep green, with blunt ends.

            * Trim stems to ¼ to ½ inch.

            * Slicing; 6 to 9 inches long and not over 2-1/2 inches in diameter; Pickling, not more than 3-1/2 inches long and 1-1/4 inches in diameter.

            * Do not wax.

            * Clean by wiping with a soft dry or moist cloth.

 

4609    EGGPLANT (1)

            * Specimens firm with uniform shiny color, various colors, purples, lavender, white, variegated.

            * Small blossom scar, fresh green calyx.

            * Trim stem to 1 inch.

            * Clean by wiping with soft dry or moist cloth.

 

4610    MUSKMELON (1)

            * Evenly netted, free of decay spots, cracks or defects.

            * Smooth stem, indicating harvest at “full-slip” stage.

            * Clean by brushing when soil is dry.

 

4611    ONION, RED, (5)

4612    ONION, YELLOW, (5)

4613    ONION, WHITE, (5)

            * Firm mature, well shaped bulbs, at least 2 inches in diameter.

            * Avoid double or split bulbs, or those with soft necks.

            * Remove loose or discolored skins, do not peel completely.

            * Trim tops to 1 inch, root to ¼ inch.

            * Clean by brushing when dry, do not wash.

 

4614    PEPPER, BELL, ANY COLORED (5)

4615    PEPPER, BELL, GREEN (5)

            * Specimens firm, thick-fleshed, deep color.

            * All should have the same number of lobes.

            * Trim stems to ¼-1/2 inch.

            * Clean by wiping with soft, dry cloth.

 

4616    PEPPER, ANY OTHER (5)

            * Specimens with length, shape, and color typical for the variety.

            * Trim Stems to ¼-3/4 inch.

            * Clean by wiping with soft, dry cloth.

 

4617    POTATO, RED (5)

4618    POTATO, WHITE (5)

4619    POTATO, SWEET (5)

            * Specimens mature, clean and free of damage or disease.

            * Clean by brushing lightly to remove soil after tubers have dried, do not wash or scrub.

 

4620    PUMPKIN, ANY (1)

            * Good color, thick fleshed and heavy.

            * Free of blemishes and dirt.

            * Trim stem to 2 inches.

            * Clean by wiping and polishing with a dry cloth, do not wash.

 

4621    SQUASH, ANY (1)

            * Summer; soft rind (immature) and at prime eating stage, avoid over mature bruised, misshapen specimens.

            * Winter; outer rind hard and firm, avoid immature, cracked, split specimens.

            * Trim stems to 1 inch.

            * Clean by wiping with soft, dry cloth, do not wash.

 

4622    TOMATO, LARGE, ANY STAGE MATURITY (5)

4623    TOMATO, PEAR/ROMA (5)

4624    TOMATO, CHERRY/SALAD (12)

            * Firm, free of cracks, blossom end rot, insect damage or disease.

            * Ripe tomatoes should be in prime condition for slicing, avoid over-ripe fruit.

            * Green tomatoes should be entirely green, no red visible.

            * Do not exhibit red and green tomatoes on the same plate.

            * Display all with or all without stems.

            * Clean by wiping with moist cloth.

 

4625    TURNIP (5)

            * Roots at least 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 inches in diameter.

            * Trim tops to 1inch, tap root 2-3 inches long.

            * Clean by washing.

 

4626    WATERMELON (1)

            * Typical of variety in shape and color.

            * Mature, but not over-ripe.

            * Ground spot should be yellowish in color, not white or pale green.

            * Trim stem to 1 inch.

            * Clean by wiping with moist cloth.

 

4627    ZUCCHINI (1)

            * Rind soft, prime eating stage, avoid over-ripe large specimens.

            * Leave 1 inch stem.

            * Cleanse by wiping with soft dry cloth, do not wash.

 

JUST FOR FUN MISCELLANOUS – Section 003

 

4632    CORN, TALLEST STALK WITH EAR ATTACHED, (Cut Off At Root)

 

4633    SUNFLOWER, LARGEST HEAD

 

4634    SUNFLOWER, TALLEST (Cut Off At Root)

 

4635    VEGETABLES, UNUSUAL SHAPE OR VARIETY

 

4636    VEGETABLES, LARGEST, ANY KIND

 

VEGETABLE ARRANGEMENT – Section 004

 

 

4640    VEGETABLE ARRANGEMENT (75% quality, 25% display)

 

            Vegetable arrangement shall consist of at least 8 varieties of vegetables from the previous ROOT CROP AND VEGETABLE  list. Exhibit may be displayed in plain or fancy basket, not to exceed 1/2 bushel capacity, or box not larger than 18" x 18", with quantity to fill container. Vegetables may be displayed spilled or contained within container. Exhibitor’s tags must be tied to the exhibit by the exhibitor.

 

OVERALL AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS CHAMPION/RESERVE CHAMPION – Section 005

             

4642    CHAMPION: $25.00 RESERVE CHAMPION: $15.00     DO NOT ENTER 

           

            From Sections 001, 002, 003, & 004
Department K

Horticulture Products

 

Premium Offered: $238.00

ADVANCED ENTRIES ONLY - NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED

 

                                       * Entries Due : Saturday July 20, 2019 by 4:00 pm

                                       * Entries In Place By: Saturday, July 27, 2019 by 2:00 pm (Hours 8:00 am-2:00 pm)

                                       * Closed During Judging

                                       * Release Time: Friday, August 2, 2019 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

                                       * Release Time: Saturday, August 3, 2019 – 8:00 am to Noon

                                       * Entry Fee: $1.00 (One Dollar per entry) Limit Two (2) Entries Per Class

                                       * CC Fair Not Responsible For Exhibits Lost, Damaged, Or Stolen Not Picked Up

                                             On The Release Date

 

“The Department of Agriculture shall use its best efforts to secure sufficient appropriations to fund premiums.  In any year for which the General Assembly of the State of Illinois fails to make an appropriation sufficient to pay such premiums, premium amounts may not be accurately  reflected in the Premium Book.”

 

DIRECTOR: Stacy DeRousse – SUPERINTENDENT: Gloria Jones  (217) 232-1482

           

            * Only 2 entries per class.  All Produce Must be grown by Exhibitor

            * All Exhibitors must purchase a $10.00 Exhibitor Ticket.

            * Exhibitor must furnish plain white paper plates, with hole punched, and exhibitor must tie on his/her exhibitor tags.

           

 

PREMIUMS OFFERED: 1st-$6.00   2nd-$5.00   3rd-$4.00   4th-$3.00

 

BERRIES, FRUITS, NUTS, & OTHER – Section 001

 

4700    Apple, Yellow, Any Variety, Any Stage Maturity (5)

4701    Apple, Red, Any Variety,  Any Stage Maturity (5)

4702    Apple, Any Other, Any Stage Maturity (5)

4703    Peaches, Yellow, any stage maturity (5)

4704    Peaches, White, any stage maturity (5)

4705    Pears, Any Kind, any stage maturity (5)

4706    Plums, Any Kind, any stage maturity (5)

4707    Berries, Any Kind, any stage maturity (5)

4708    Grapes, Full Bunch, any stage maturity

4709    Nuts, Any Kind (5)

 

FRUIT ARRANGEMENT – Section 002

         

4714    FRUIT ARRANGEMENT (75% Quality, 25% Display)

 

            Fruit arrangement shall consist of at least 5 varieties of fresh, unpeeled/cut fruits, nuts and or added assortment of canned jams, jellies or spreads blended in the arrangement. Exhibit shall be displayed in a plain or fancy basket not to exceed 1 peck in size or box not to exceed 12" x 12", with quantity to fill container. Exhibit may be displayed spilled or contained within container. Exhibitor must tie on their exhibitor tags.

 

OVERALL HORTICULTURE CHAMPION/RESERVE – Section 003

 

4716    CHAMPION -$25.00     RESERVE CHAMPION-$15.00     DO NOT ENTER

 

             From Sections 001 and 002

 

Department L

Floriculture Products

 

Premium Offered: $868.00

 

ADVANCED ENTRIES ONLY - NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED

 

                                    * Entries Due: Saturday, July 20, 2019 by 4:00 pm

                                    * Entries In Place By: Saturday, July 27, 2019 by 2:00 pm -(Hours 8:00 am-2:00 pm)

                                    * Closed During Judging

                                    * Release Time: Friday, August 2, 2019 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

                                    * Release Time: Saturday, August 3, 2019 – 8:00 am to Noon

                                    * Entry Fee: $1.00 (One Dollar per entry) Limit Two (2) Entries Per Class

                                    * ART HALL Open 4:00 pm TO 7:00 pm Monday thru Friday

                                    * CC Fair Not Responsible For Exhibits Lost, Damaged, Or Stolen Not Picked Up

                                          On The Release Date

“The Department of Agriculture shall use its best efforts to secure sufficient appropriations to fund premiums.  In any year for which the General Assembly of the State of Illinois fails to make an appropriation sufficient to pay such premiums, premium amounts may not be accurately  reflected in the Premium Book.”

 

DIRECTOR: Stacy DeRousse – SUPERINTENDENT: Gloria Jones (217) 232-1482

 

            * Only 2 entries per class. No early removal of entries without consent of Superintendent, Failure to comply with these rules will void any premiums.

            * All Exhibitors must purchase a $10.00 Exhibitor Ticket.

            * All decisions by Judges/Superintendent are final.

            * All cut flowers and live plants must be grown by Exhibitors.

 

PREMIUMS OFFERED:  1st-$6.00   2nd-$5.00   3rd-$4.00   4th-$3.00

 

CUT FLOWERS – Section 001

 

4801    Dianthus or Pinks, 5 Stems

4802    Cosmos, 5 Stems

4803    Dahlia, Single Specimen                                                                                    

4804    Bachelor Buttons, 5 Stems

4805    Gladioli, 1 variety, 1 Spike

4806    Rose, Single Stem

4807    Daisy, 5 Stems

4808    Lily, Any Variety, 3 Stalks

4809    Marigold, French, Small Variety, 5 Stems

4810    Marigold, African, Large Variety, 3 Stems

4811    Rose Bouquet, 5 Stems

4812    Nasturtium, 3 Stems

4813    Snapdragons, 3 Stems

4814    Zinnias, Small Variety, 5 Stems

4815    Zinnias, Large Variety, 3 Stems

4816    Pansies, 5 Stems

4817    Phlox, 3 Stems

4818    Annuals, Any, 5 Stems

4819    Perennials, Any, 5 Stems

4820    Mixed Bouquet, Any, 5 Stems          

 

LIVE PLANTS – Section 002

 

4860    Impatiens

4861    Fern, Any

4862    Begonia

4863    Coleus

4864    African Violet

4865    Geranium, In Bloom

4866    Most Unusual plant

4867    Hanging Basket

4868    Herbs, Any

4869    Terrariums

4870    Any Other Kind

 

FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS – Section 003

(Fresh Only)

 

Fresh Flowers for Arrangements May Be Purchased Since Judging is for Quality of Arrangement.

 

4901    Arrangement-Red, White, & Blue

4902    Pitcher Bouquet

4903    Figurine Containing Arrangement

4904    Center Piece for Child’s Birthday

4905    Old Fashion Bouquet in Old Fashion Container

4906    Center Piece Made with Wild Flowers

4907    Arrangement using a Single Flower, Leaves may be added

4908    Bouquet for a Teacher

4909    Arrangement Depicting Theme of a Song

4910    Arrangement Suggesting Spring, Accessories/Background may be added

4911    Arrangement Suggesting Summer, Accessories/Background may be added

4912    Arrangement Suggesting Fall, Accessories/Background may be added

4913    Arrangement Suggesting Winter, Accessories/Background may be added

4914    Something from Nothing, using small number of flowers (5 or less), leaves grasses, etc. may be added.

4915    Any Other Not Listed

 

4918    CHAMPION - $25.00           RESERVE CHAMPION - $15.00

 

            From Sections 001, 002, & 003

 

Department M

Fine Arts, Textiles, & Hobbies

 

Premium Offered: $1,822.00

 

ADVANCED ENTRIES ONLY – NO LATE ENTRIES

 

                                    * Entries Due/Postmarked No Later Than 4:00 pm Saturday July 20, 2019

                                    * Closed During Judging

                                    * Entry Fee: $1.00 (One Dollar per entry) Limit Two (2) Entries Per Class

                                    * Entries In Place By: 2:00 pm Saturday July 27, 2019 Hours 8:00 am-2:00 pm

                                    * Release Time: Friday, August 2, 2019 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

                                    * Release Time: Saturday August 3, 2019 – 8:00 am to Noon

                                    * ART HALL Open 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Monday thru Friday

                                    * CC Fair Not Responsible For Exhibits Lost, Damaged, Or Stolen Not Picked Up

                                             On The Release Date

 

“The Department of Agriculture shall use its best efforts to secure sufficient appropriations to fund premiums.  In any year for which the General Assembly of the State of Illinois fails to make an appropriation sufficient to pay such premiums, premium amounts may not be accurately  reflected in the Premium Book.”

 

DIRECTOR: Stacy DeRousse – SUPERINTENDENT: Gloria Jones (217) 232- 1482

 

            *ALL EXHIBITORS must purchase $10.00 Exhibitor Ticket to make entries in Art Hall, this permits Car/Driver to Fair Grounds for the week.

            *Due to limited space, large entries will not be accepted, 24” x 24” is acceptable.

            *Entries may not be shown more than Two (2) years in succession.

            *NO Nudes or other objectionable subject matter allowed in any art work.  May be disqualified.

            *All paintings must mounted/framed and ready to hang. Covering artwork with glass, plexiglas or clear plastic is recommended. Hangers should be string or wire strong enough to display art work. DO NOT USE string and tape or soda pop tabs.

            *Exhibitors MUST tie on own Exhibitor Tags.

            *ALL Exhibits MUST be made by Exhibitor.

            *All decisions of the Judge and or Superintendent are final.

            *All Exhibits Must be made by Exhibitor.

 

PREMIUMS OFFERED:

 

Sections 1 & 2 – 1st - $7.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd - $5.00, 4th - $4.00, 5th - $3.00, 6th - $2.00

 

CLASSIFICATIONS: Professional-anyone who has a degree, taught art, or sold their works for

profit/hire. Amateur-anyone who is a beginner, not doing art works for profit/hire.

 

*To Claim Exhibits:  Exhibitors must show CLAIM CHECK STUBS and A COPY OF THE ENTRY   SHEET.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  Without these two (2) IDs exhibitors will have to make arrangements to pick up exhibits after all other exhibits are released.

 

CATEGORIES:

PAINTING- Oil & Acrylic

WATERCOLOR

DRAWING- Pencil, Ink, Charcoal, Pastels, etc

  PHOTOGRAPHY – Black & White or Color

 

FINE ARTS – Section 001

 

PROFESSIONAL CLASS:

5001    Painting-Oil/Acrylic

5002    Watercolor

5003    Drawing

AMATEUR CLASS:

5006    Painting-Oil/Acrylic

5007    Watercolor

5008    Drawing

 

PHOTOGRAPHY – Section 002

(Taken By Exhibitor)

*Photos must be mounted on White poster board, NO frames or Foam Board.

*Minimum size Photos 4” x 6”, Maximum size Photos 8” x10”, with a minimum of four (4) photos to each exhibit.

*Any photo may be disqualified due to objectionable subject matter. NO nudes.

*Can only enter Professional or Amateur, NOT both.

 

PROFESSIONAL CLASS: Done for profit/hire

5030    People/Animals

5031    Places/Things

5032    Black & White (any subject)

5033    Collection (6), Related Objects

5034    Collection (6), Unrelated Objects

 

AMATEUR CLASS: NOT done for profit/hire

5037    People/Animals

5038    Places/Things

5039    Black & White (any subject)

5040    Collection (6) Related Objects

5041    Collection (6) Unrelated Objects

 

ANTIQUES – COLLECTIONS/HOBBIES – Section 003

 

PREMIUMS OFFERED:  1st - $6.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $4.00, 4th - $3.00

It is suggested to display collections in a flat box, on a mirror, or small piece wood, etc. to help keep collections together.  Container is not part of judging.

*Exhibits Must be at least from 1969 or Earlier.

 

5101       Collection of Antique Toys; 3 – 6 Pieces

5102       Collection of Antique Glassware; 3 – 6 Pieces

5103       Collection of Antique China; 3 -6 Pieces

5104       Collection of Antique Books; 3 – 6 Pieces

5105       Collection of Antique Post Cards; 6 – 12 Pieces

5106       Collection of Antique Jewelry; 3 – 6 Pieces

5107       Collection of Antique Hand Tools; 3 – 6 Pieces

5108       Collection of Antique Dolls; 3 – 6 Pieces

5109       Collection of Antique Bottles; 3 – 6 Pieces

5110       Collection of Antique Advertisements (small); 3 – 6 Pieces

5111       Collection of Antique Kitchen Collectibles;  3 – 6 Pieces

5112       Antique Lamp; 1 – 3 Pieces

5113       Antique Quilt with written story; Over 50 years old

5114       Most Interesting Antique with written Story

5115       Collection of Antiques, Any; 3 – 6 Pieces

 

COLLECTIONS/HOBBIES Not Antique – Section 004

 

It is suggested to display collections in a flat box, on a mirror, or small piece wood, etc. to help keep collections together.  Container is not part of judging.

 

5150    Collection of Miniature Figurines; 5 – 15 Pieces (Three (3) inches or Smaller)

5151    Insect Collection; Box Not Larger Than 24” x 24” - 1 box per entry

5152    Shell Collection; Container Not Larger Than 24” x 24”

5153    Collection of Refrigerator Magnets; 5 – 15 Pieces

5154    Most Unusual Female Hobby

5155    Most Unusual Male Hobby

5156    Collection; Any Other, Key Chains, Pencils, Slogan Buttons, Etc. 24“ x 24” Display

 

HANDICRAFT – Section 005

(Made By Exhibitor)

5175    Novelty Costume Jewelry

5176    Christmas Stocking or Tree Skirt

5177    Christmas Decoration or Tree Ornament

5178    Doll Clothing - Must be attached with pins

5179    Something made of Glass

5180    Holiday Decorations – Other than Christmas

5181    Computer Art

5182    Sr. Female Handicraft-55 years or older

5183    Sr. Male Handicraft-55 years or older

 

MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES – Section 006

(Made By Exhibitor)

5201    Bird House

5202    Bird or Animal Feeder

5203    Any Wooden Article

5204    Yard Ornament, Wood

5205    Yard Ornament, Any Other Kind-Non Wooden

5206    Ceramics, 1 – 3 Pieces

5207    Set of Hand Decorated Towels, 2

5208    Article with Angel Motif

5209    Silk Flower Arrangement

5210    Scrap Book, 1

 

NEEDLE WORK – Section 007

(Made By Exhibitor)

 

5251    Needle Point, Any Kind, Including Plastic Canvas

5252    Cross Stitch, Any Kind

5253    Counted Cross Stitch

5254    Knitted Article

5255    Knitted Afghan

5256    Needle Work, Any Other Kind

5257    Table Cloth, Runner or Place mats, Any Kind

 

PILLOW CASES – Section 008

(Made By Exhibitor)

 

5275    Pair Pillow Cases, White Embroidery

5276    Pair Pillow Cases, Colored Embroidery

5277    Pair Pillow Cases, Cross Stitched

5278    Pair Pillow Cases, Lace Trim

5279    Pair Pillow Cases, Any Other Kind

 

QUILTS – Section 009

(Made By Exhibitor)

 

5301    Patchwork, Any Kind

5302    Embroidered

5303    Appliqué'

5304    Baby Quilt

5305    Any Other Kind

 

CROCHETING – Section 010

(Made By Exhibitor)  

 

5329    Doll Clothes

5330    Center Pieces-14” or Over

5331    Doilies-Under 14”

5332    Other Household Accessories

5333    Crocheted Afghan

5334    Crocheted Baby Clothes

5335    Any Other Crocheted Article

 

POTPOURRI (Little of Everything) – Section 011

(Made By Exhibitor)

 

5347    Any Homemade Toy, Stuffed Animal or Doll

5348    Any Hand Decorated Article of Clothing

5349    Anything With Sunflowers-3 to 6 Pieces

5350    Any Kitchen Novelty (Pot Holders, 2, Kitchen Towels, 2, Aprons,2 etc.)

5351    Any Homemade Article of Clothing

5352    Child's Costume

5353    Bead Craft

5354    Something Made with a Holiday Theme

5355    Something Made of Old Jeans

5356    Any Other Handmade Article Not Listed

 

5370    CHAMPION:  $25.00                                RESERVE CHAMPION:  $15.00

           

            From Sections 001 thru 011

Department O

APIARY, CULINARY, & DAIRY PRODUCTS

 

Premium Offered: $1,030.00

 

ADVANCED ENTRIES ONLY-NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED

 

                                   * Entries Due/Postmarked: Saturday July 20, 2019 by 4:00 pm.

                                   * Entries In Place By: Saturday July 27, 2019 by 2:00 pm  Hours 8:00 am-2:00 pm

                                    * Entry Fee: $1.00 (One Dollar per entry) Limit Two (2) Entries Per Class

                                   * Closed During Judging

                                   * Release Time: Friday, August 2, 2019 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

                                   * Release Time: Saturday August 3, 2019 – 8:00 am -Noon

                                   * ART HALL OPEN: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monday thru Friday

                                    * CC Fair Not Responsible For Exhibits Lost, Damaged, Or Stolen Not Picked Up

                                             On The Release Date

 

“The Department of Agriculture shall use its best efforts to secure sufficient appropriations to fund premiums.  In any year for which the General Assembly of the State of Illinois fails to make an appropriation sufficient to pay such premiums, premium amounts may not be accurately  reflected in the Premium Book.”

 

DIRECTOR: Stacy DeRousse – SUPERINTENDENT: Gloria Jones (217) 232-1482

 

           *ALL Exhibitors MUST purchase $10.00 Exhibitor Ticket. Only one (1) Ticket per Exhibitor.  This Permits Driver and Car into Fair Grounds for the Week.

           *Only 2 entries per class.

           *ALL exhibits in Department O MUST be displayed on PLAIN WHITE PAPER PLATES, sealed in zip top bags. Exhibitors must furnish their own plates. Plates need to be hole punched with the Exhibitors tag tied in place by Exhibitor and outside of the bag. NO NAMES ON EXHIBITS.

           *ALL EXHIBITS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED WITH COMPLETE TYPED RECIPE.  Measurements, ingredients and method of preparation typed  on 8 1/2” x 11” plain white paper included inside Zip To Bag.

           *Judges are instructed not to award premiums/placings unless the exhibits are deemed worthy. Any Exhibit not up to standards in its class may be disqualified by Judges. Any single entry exhibit in a  class NOT meeting guidelines will be disqualified. ALL decisions are final.

 

PREMIUMS OFFERED: 1st-$6.00   2nd-$5.00   3rd-$4.00   4th-$3.00

 

BREADS, ROLLS, BISCUITS, & FRUIT PIES – Section 001

(Made By Exhibitor)

 

5401   White Yeast Bread (1 Standard Loaf)

5402   Bread Made With A Bread Machine (1 Standard Loaf)

5403   Yeast Rolls (4)

5404   Baking Powder Biscuits (4)

5405   Muffins, Any (4) (Leave In Muffin Papers)

5406   Corn Bread (4 Muffins or Three (3) inch Squares) (Leave In Muffin Papers)

5407   Cinnamon Rolls, Plain (4)

5408   Quick Bread, With Nuts (Banana Nut, Etc., 1 Standard Loaf)

5409   Quick Bread, Without Nuts (Zucchini, Pumpkin, Etc.,1 Standard Loaf)

5410   Fruit Pie, Any (3” Wedge) (No Cream Pies)

 

COOKIES, DOUGHNUTS, & BARS – Section 002

(4 each on plain white paper plates, sealed in zip top bags)

(All cookies and bars should be two (2) inches in size)

(Made By Exhibitor)

5413   Sugar, No Icing

5414   Oatmeal

5415   Peanut Butter

5416   Snickerdoodles

5417   Chocolate Chip

5418   Brownies, Any

5419   Doughnuts, Any (Should be three (3) inches in size)

5420   Cookies, Bars, Any Not Listed

 

HOMEMADE CANDIES – Section 003

(5 Pieces on plain white paper plates, sealed in zip top bag)

(Made By Exhibitor)

 

5423   Chocolate Fudge (Should be one (1) inch square)

5424   Peanut Butter Fudge (Should be one (1) inch square)

5425   Mints, Any

5426   Any Candy, Not Listed, Labeled

 

CAKES, UNDECORATED – Section 004

(No icing, displayed on plain white cardboard, sealed in zip top bags or clear wrap)

(Made By Exhibitor)

5429   Devils Food

5430   Angel Food

5431   Bundt

5432   Pound

5433   Pineapple Upside Down

5434   Any Other Kind Not Listed

 

CAKES, DECORATED – Section 005

(May Be Real or Styrofoam and Displayed on Plain White Cardboard – No Plastic Wrap)

(Made By Exhibitor)

*Can only enter Professional or Amateur, NOT both.

 

5537   Any Decorated, Amateur

5538   Any Decorated, Professional

 

CANNED FOODS

 

           *ALL  entries must have been preserved within the last 12 months.

           *MUST be canned in clear standard jelly jars, half-pint, pint, or quart jars with two-piece canning lids (flat lid/screw band).

           *RUSTY lids, fancy colored/padded lids, or fabric overwraps interfere with the judging process and will NOT be judged.  BRAND NAME OF LIDS AND JARS0 MUST BE THE SAME!

           *NO paraffin seals, and any exhibit showing signs of spoilage or not sealed will not be judged.

           *Exhibits MUST be labeled with name of product, date preserved, and method of preservation used. Any product NOT labeled will not be judged. **EXAMPLE** Green Beans, Hot Pack-Pressure Canned Quarts, 20 minutes, August 15, 2015, or Tomato Juice, Boiling Water Bath-Quarts 45 minutes, August 23, 2015.

           *Exhibits without competition will be judged on their own merit and will receive and award/placing only if determined worthy by the Judges.

           *Judges are instructed not to award a premium/placing unless the exhibit is worthy. Judges decisions are final.

 

CANNED FRUITS/VEGETABLES – Section 006

(Made By Exhibitor)

 

5541   Beans, Green

5542   Tomato Juice

5543   Tomatoes, Any

5544   Salsa

5545   Peaches

5546   Apples, Any

5547   Any Fruit/Vegetable Not Listed

5548   Pickles, Dill

5549   Pickles, Sweet

5550   Relish, Any

5551   Pickles, Other (Cinnamon, Lime, Bread/Butter, Etc.)

5552   Pickles, Other (Beets, Cauliflower, Mixed, Peppers, Fruit, Other)

 

JAMS, PRESERVES, FRUIT BUTTERS – Section 007

(Made By Exhibitor)

 

5555   Strawberry

5556   Peach

5557   Butter Spreads, Any (Apple, Peach, Etc.)

5558   Any Other Kind Not Listed (Syrup & Honey)

 

HOMEMADE JELLIES – Section 008

(Made By Exhibitor)

 

5559   Grape

5560   Apple

5561   Any Other kind

 

APAIRY & MISCELLANEOUS – Section 009

(Made or Produced By Exhibitor)

 

USED CONTAINERS NOT ALLOWED!

 

5562   Honey, Comb

5563   Honey, Strained

5564   Eggs, Dozen, Brown

5565   Eggs, Dozen, White

5566   Eggs, Any Other Kind

5567   Cheese, Any Kind, Homemade, Labeled

 

5570   CHAMPION: $25.00             RESERVE CHAMPION: $15.00

 

            From Sections 001 thru 009.

 

Department P

JUNIOR DEPARTMENT

 

Premium Offered: $1,210.00

 

                                   * Entries Due/Postmarked: Saturday July 20, 2019 by 4:00 pm.

                                   * Entries In Place By: Saturday July 27, 2019 by 2:00 pm  Hours 8:00 am-2:00 pm

                                   * Closed During Judging

                                   * Release Time: Friday, August 2, 2019 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

                                   * Release Time: Saturday August 3, 2019 – 8:00 am to Noon

                                    * Entry Fee: $1.00 (One Dollar per entry) Limit Two (2) Entries Per Class

                                   * ART HALL OPEN: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monday thru Friday

                                    * CC Fair Not Responsible For Exhibits Lost, Damaged, Or Stolen Not Picked Up

                                             On The Release Date

 

“The Department of Agriculture shall use its best efforts to secure sufficient appropriations to fund premiums.  In any year for which the General Assembly of the State of Illinois fails to make an appropriation sufficient to pay such premiums, premium amounts may not be accurately  reflected in the Premium Book.”

 

DIRECTOR: Stacy DeRousse - SUPERINTENDENT: Gloria Jones (217) 232-1482

 

*Junior Show is open to boys and girls who are at least 8 years of age or in 3rd grade and not yet 19 years of age by September 1 of the year prior to the fair.

*All exhibitors must purchase a $10.00 Exhibitor Ticket.

*Exhibitors are to furnish their own plain white paper plates, with holes punched so exhibitor tags may be tied on by the exhibitor.

*All culinary exhibits shall be displayed on white paper plates, in zip-lock bag with exhibitor tag outside.

                                                                                   

  1. CULINARY – Section 001

                                                                                               

PREMIUMS OFFERED:  1st - $6.00  2nd - $5.00  3rd  -$4.00  4th - $3.00

 

Include typed recipe on 8 ½ x 11 white paper.  Placed inside Zip Top Bag under plate exhibit.    All cookies and bar should be two (2) inch squares – fudge should be one (1) inch squares.

 

5601       Chocolate Fudge-6 Pieces

5602       Chocolate Brownies-4

5603       Chocolate Chip Cookies-4

5604       Peanut Butter Cookies-4

5605       Snickerdoodles-4

5606       Any Other Kind of Cookie-4

5607       Coffee Cake-Baking Powder, Small

5608       Cinnamon Rolls, not iced, 4

5609       Nut or Fruit Bread

5610       Corn Bread

5611       Muffins-4 (Should be in papers)

5612       Bread made with a Bread Machine

5613       Cake, Any Small, Frosted (On white cardboard covered in clear plastic)

5614       Decorated Cup Cakes-4 (Should be in papers)

 

  1. VEGETABLES – Section 002

(Rules from open classes in Department J apply to this section)

 (Grown By Exhibitor)

 

5650                Zucchini-1

5651                Squash, Any-1

5652                Cucumbers-5

5653                Beans, Green-12

5654                Beets-5

5655                Cabbage, Any-1

5656                Carrots-6

5657                Corn, Sweet-6 Ears in Husks

5658                Pumpkin-1

5659                Muskmelon-1

5660                Onions, Any-5

5661                Peppers, Bell-5

5662                Peppers, Any Other-5

5663                Potatoes, Any-5

5664                Tomatoes, Any-5

5665                Tomatoes, Salad-12

5666                Sunflower, Largest Head-1

5667                Sunflower, Tallest (cut off at root)

 

  1. VEGETABLE BASKET DISPLAY – Section 003

(General display rules from open class Department J apply to this section)

PREMIUMS OFFERED:  1st - $6.00   2nd - $5.00   3rd - $4.00   4th - $3.00

 

5669                Jr. Vegetable Basket, plain or fancy basket not to exceed ½ bushel capacity or box 18”x18”, with quantity to fill container. May be displayed spilled or contained within container, with a minimum of 6 varieties of vegetables. (75% Quality, 25% display)     

 

  1. HANDICRAFT – Section 004

(Rules from open classes in Department M apply to this section)

(Made By Exhibitor)

                                                                                   

5680       Farm Poster (up to 11-1/2”x18”)

5681       Photo Poster-4 to 6 pictures

5682       Child’s Drawing; Ages 8-12

5683       Teenage Drawing; Ages 13-18

5684       Child’s Painting; Ages 8-12

5685       Teenage Painting, Ages 13-18

5686       Crayon Picture, Ages 8-12

5687       Watercolor Picture, Ages 8-12

5688       Pencil, Freehand Drawing

5689       Oil Painting

5690       Any Other Art/Craft, Ages 8-12

5691       Any Other Art/Craft, Ages 13-18

5692       Bird House

5693       Hand Decorated T-Shirt

5694       Child’s Hobby, Ages 8-12 (no more than 10 items)

5695       Teenage Hobby, Ages 13-18 (no more than 10 items)

5696       Plastic Model

5697       Any Wooden Article

5698       Ceramics, Made by exhibitor

5699       Card Collection (1 book only, minimum 12 cards)

5700       Computer Art

5701       Hand Made Jewelry

5702       Hand Made Christmas Decoration

5703       Bead Art

 

  1. FLORICULTURE – Section 005

(Rules from open classes in Department L apply to this section)

(Grown By Exhibitor/Family)

 

5750       Gladioli, 1 Stalk

5751       Marigold, Any, 3 Stems

5752       Rose, 1 Stem

5753       Zinnia, Any, 3 Stems

5754       Bouquet, Any, 5 Stems

5755       Herbs, Any

5756       Terrariums

5757       Plant, Any Kind

 

5765                CHAMPION: $25.00     RESERVE CHAMPION: $15.00

                        (From Sections 001 thru 005)

 

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