Exhibit Hall Categories

 

Dates to bring items in are

Oct 1, 2016 10am-6pm

Oct 2, 2016 1 pm -6pm

 

Categories A B C D will entered in at Table 1

Categories E F I M  will be entered in at Table 2

Categories G H J K will be entered in at Table 3

Categories L and Deer Mounts will be entered in at Table 4

Category N will be entered at Table 5

 

ALL CATEGORIES WILL BE JUDGED BY A PANEL OF PEERS.  JUDGES' DECISIONS ARE FINAL.

RULES  AND PRIZES FOR EXHIBIT  HALL  2015


Rules for Categories A thru D

All entries will be judged on appearance
All entries must be in a standard pint or quart canning jar
No stickers on jars
All entries must be properly sealed
1 entry per person/each class
All entries must have been canned since last fair
All entries must be original work of exhibitor
Judges may disqualify entries not meeting governed rules

 

Prizes for Categories A thru D

1st Place $10 and blue ribbon

2nd Place Red Ribbon

3rd Place White Ribbon

Category A-Canned Products

Classes

Apples
Apple Sauce
Beets
Black Eye Peas
Corn
Lima Beans
Peaches
Peppers
Potatoes
Purple Hulled Peas
Soup
Squash
String Beans
Tomatoes
Miscellaneous


Category B-Juices, Pickles & Relishes

Classes

Apple Juice
Grape Juice
Tomato Juice
Beet Pickle
Cucumber Pickle
Cucumber Relish
Green Tomato Relish
Red Tomato Relish
Peach Pickle
Pear Pickle
Watermelon Rind Pickle
Miscellaneous

 

Category C-Jams, Jellies & Preserves

Classes

Apple Jam
Apply Jelly
Apple Presserves
Damson Jam
Damson Jelly
Damson Preserves
Grape Jam
Grape Jelly
Peach Jam
Peach Jelly
Peach Preserves
Strawberry Jam
Strawberry Jelly
Strawberry Preserves
Miscellaneous

 

Category D MIscellaneous Agriculture

Classes

Honey (light)
Honey (dark)
Honeycomb (light)
Honeycomb (dark)
Brown Eggs (6)
White Eggs (6)
Miscellaneous

 

Category E-Vegetables& Fruits

Rules:

All Entries will be judged on quality and uniformity
1 entry per person/each class
Prizes

1st Place $10 plus Blue Ribbon

2nd Place Red Ribbon

3rd Place White Ribbon

Best in Show $25 plus Ribbon (PUMPKINS ONLY)

Classes

Apples (4)
Collection, Ornamental Gourds (Long neck,Short neck & Round)
Peaches (4)
Pears (4)
Pumpkin (1)
Watermelon (1)
Beets (4)
Black Eyed Peas (12 Pods)
Cucumbers (4)
Lima Beans (12 Pods)
Purple Hulled Peas (12 Pods)
Crowder Peas (12 Pods)
String Beans (12 Pods)
Eggplant (4)
Onions (6)
Banana Peppers (4)
Habanero Peppers (4)
Jalapeno Peppers (4)
Irish Potatoes (3)
Sweet Potatoes (3)
Red Tomatoes (4)
Cherry Tomatoes (8)
Squash (4)
Yellow Corn (6)
White Corn (6)
Miscellaneous

 

Category F-Field Crops

Rules:

Tobacco exhibitor must be a bonafide tobacco grower
Tobacco must have been grown during the current growing season
Tobacco must be bundled firmly at head
Wrap in plastic or use plastic bags
Sections of hay must be 8" long
1 entry per person/each cless
Judges may disqualify entries not meeting governed rules
Prizes

1st Place $10 plus Blue Ribbon

2nd Place Red Ribbon

3rd Place White Ribbon

Best in Show $25 plus Ribbon (TOBACCO ONLY)

Classes

Wheat (quart)
Oats (quart)
Barley (quart)
Soybeans (quart)
Field Corn (6 Ears)
Sunflowers (1)
Tobacco (1 Bundle) (Flu Cured, Barley and Dark)
Alfalfa Hay (1 Section)
Grass Hay (1 Section)
Miscellaneous

Category G-Flowers

Rules:

Flower arrangements only; one entry in each class per family. Qualified flower judges are not eligible. No florist flowers accepted.  Flowers must be locally grown. Florist and their employees are not eligible.  Flowers will be judged on the following points: Cultural perfection, divided as follows: Distinction of species or variety-20 points; Size according to species or variety-20 points; Form, Color, Substance and abundance of bloom-20 points; Foliage and stem-20 points;Condition-20 points.

Prizes

1st Place $15 plus Ribbon

2nd Place $10 plus Ribbon

3rd Place $5 plus Ribbon

Best in Show $25 plus Ribbon

Classes

Fresh-cut mixed flower arrangements will be judged by the following:
Design-30 Points
Color Texture-30 Points
Distinction in Selection and Use of Material-30 Points
Composition-10 Points
Cut Flowers
Ferns
Foliage House Plants
Any Blooming House Plant
Hanging Baskets
Cactus
Miscellaneous Plants

 

Category H,I & K

Rules:

Fun at the fair reserves the right not to display or judge any work deemed to be inappropriate for a family fair
1 entry per person/each class
all entries must have been done since last fair
all entries must be original work of exhibitor
judges may disqualify enteries not meeting governed rules
Prizes for H & I

1st Place $15 plus Blue Ribbon

2nd Place $10 plus Red Ribbon

3rd Place $5 plus White Ribbon

Category H-Handicrafts

Classes

Wreaths
Baskets
Homemade Soap
Folk Art
Refurnished Woodwork
Clay Making
Knitted
Stitched
Crochet

 

Category I-Legos

Classes

Lego Sculpture
Youth (12&Under)
Young Adult (13-18)
Adult (19&Older)
Lego Robotics
Youth (12&Under)
Young Adult (13-18)
Adult (19&Older)
Custom Mini Figures
Youth (12&Under)
Young Adult (13-18)
Adult (19&Older)

 

Category K-Woodwork/Metalwork

Rules

Fun at the fair reserves the right not to display or judge any work deemed to be inappropriate for a family fair
1 entry per person/each class
all enteries must have been done since last year
all enteries must be original work of exhibitor
judges may disqualify enteries not meeting goverened rules
Prizes

1st Place $15 plus Blue Ribbon

2nd Place $10 plus Red Ribbon

3rd Place $5 plus White Ribbon

Best in Show $25 plus Ribbon

Classes

Furniture
Bird Houses
Toys
Recycled

 

Category J-Quilts

Rules

Fun at the fair reserves the right not to display or judge any work deemed to be inappropriate for a family fair
2 entry per person
all entries must have not won in the last 2 years
all entries must be original work of the exhibitor
judges may disquailfy entries not meeting governed rules
quilts will be judges on overall apperance, quailty & craftmanship
quilts must be a twin bed size or larger; lap pads will not be judges as a quilt
Prizes

1st Place $25 plus Blue Ribbon

2nd Place $15 plus Red Ribbon

3rd Place $10 plus White Ribbon

Best in Show $50 plus Ribbon

 

 

Category L-General Taxidermy (Wildlife)

Rules:

Fun at the fair reserves the right not to display or judge any work deemed to be inappropriate for a family fair
3 entries per person
all entries must have been done since last fair
all entries must be original work of the exhibitor
judges may disqualify entries not meeting governed rules
entries will be judged on overall appearance and quality
Prizes

1st Place $35 plus Blue Ribbon

2nd Place $25 plus Red Ribbon

3rd Place $15 plus White Ribbon

Best in Show $100 plus Ribbon

Fan Favorite $50 Tickets counted Saturday

Random Drawing each night and 2 on Saturday

 

 

Category M-Photography

Rules

fun at the fair reserves the right not to display or judge any work deemed to be inappropriate for a family fair
3 entries per person
all entries must have been done since last fair
all enteries must be original work of the exhibitor
judge may disqualify entries not meeting governed rules
entries must be black and white or color
all entries must be framed
Prizes

1st Place $15 plus Blue Ribbon

2nd Place $10 plus Red ribbon

3rd Place $5 plus White Ribbon

Best in Show $25 plus Ribbon

 

Classes

 


Youth (17 & Under)

A- Sports

B-Hunting/Fishing

C- Portrait

D-Selfie

E-Animal/Wildlife

F-Scenic

G-Edited

H-Other

 

Adults (18 & Older)

A- Sports

B-Hunting/Fishing

C- Portrait

D-Selfie

E-Animal/Wildlife

F-Scenic

G-Edited

H-Other

 

Category N-Art

Rules:

Fun at the Fair reserves the right not to display or judge any work deemed to be inappropriate for a family fair
1 entry per person
all entries must have been done since last fair
All entries must be original work of exhibitor (Non Original Cartoon Art, Copied art, Etc)
Judges may disqualify enteries not meeting governed rules
All adult art should be matted or framed, all youth art should be at least mounted on construction paper or cardboard with enough edge to staple without marring artwork
Classes

Youth (Pre-school 4 & Under) (No Best in Show)

Kindergarten-2nd Grade

Prizes

1st Place Blue Ribbon
2nd Place Red Ribbon
3rd Place White Ribbon
No Best in Show
3rd-5th

1st Place $10 plus Blue Ribbon
2nd Place $5 plus Ribbon
3rd Place $3 plus Ribbon
Middle School

High School

Adults (18 & Over)

1st Place $15 plus Ribbon
2nd Place $10 plus Ribbon
3rd Place $5 plus Ribbon
Best in Show $25 plus Ribbon

Cooperative Sponsor

 

 

2016 Sponsors

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative

 

Beetoobi IT Solutions logo

Glerin Business Resources logo

 

Spaulding Equipment Co

 

American National Bank

 

Franklin's Garage Inc

 

Sears of South Boston

 

Fuqua Logging

 

Halifax Insurance

 

Pacific Headwear

 

Clayton Homes of South Boston

 

GCR

 

Bridgeview Carts and Trailers

 

 Farm Bereau

 

Dejarnette Insurance Agency, Inc. 

DPC Pawn & Gun Shop

  

First Piedmont Co-Op

 

Oval Engineering

 

Dairy Express

 

Team Nurse

 

Comfort System USA

 

Hite Insurance

 

Old 360 Diner

H & M Logging

Abbott Farm Supply

KR Snead Trucking

Reiter & Reiter

 

Ratliff Service Center/LC Tractors

 

RTP

James River Equipment

 

True Value

 

Benchmark Community Bank

 

Arrow Home Inspection &

      Arrow Electrical

 

Halifax Homes Inc.

 

Foster Fuels