2017 Produce and Flower Arrangement Competitions

2017 PRODUCE AND FLOWER ARRANGEMENT COMPETITIONS: GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

Koochiching County Residents and anyone within 25 milesof the Koochiching County line may enter in the;

Farm Market Garden Produce, Giant Pumpkin, and Flower Arrangements Competitions.

There are no distance restrictions for children 18 yrs. & under entering the Children's Flower Arrangement Competition.

All rules and regulations will be strictly adhered to.

No exhibitor will be allowed to make more than one entry in the Garden Display or Flower Arrangement Competition.

Vegetables and fruits must have been raised by the participant.

Entries must be of good quality and free of insects and obvious insect damage or they will be disqualified from the competition.

Entry time is Friday, Aug. 11th, 5-7 p.m. for;

Garden Produce, Garden Displays, Flower Arrangements , Photography and Mini Garden Display Competitions.

Judging will begin Saturday, Aug. 12th from 8-11 a.m.

Each entry must be tagged before being put on exhibit.

All entries must remain on exhibit until Sunday, 3 p.m.

*(Entries may be picked up after 3 p.m. Sunday.

FARM MARKET PRODUCE COMPETITION

*Please bring your best garden produce item to enter in the 2016 competition.

A TWENTY DOLLAR ($20) first prize and a TEN DOLLAR ($10) second prize will be awarded to the winners of each of the produce categories listed below.

First and Second Place prizes will be awarded to the winners of each of the thirteen (13) produce categories.

Produce entries will be judged on market quality.

RULES GOVERNING COMPETITION ENTRIES ARE AS FOLLOWS;

1. RED POTATOES – Entry will consist of (6) specimens.

2. RUSSET POTATOES – Entry will consist of (6) specimens.

3. YUKON GOLD POTATOES – Entry will consist of (6) specimens

4. CUCUMBER (SLICING) –Entry will consist of (4) specimens with 1/2inch (attached) stems

.5. CUCUMBER (PICKLING)- Entry will consist of(4) specimens with 1/2inch (attached) stems.

6. CARROTS – Entry will consist of(4) specimens displayed with tops trimmed to 1 to 2 inches.

7. APPLES (ANY VARIETY) –Entry will consist of (3) specimens with (attached) stem and one or more leaves.

8. BEETS – Entry will consist of (4) specimens with (attached) tops trimmed to 1½ to 2 inches, and (attached) roots trimmed to a uniform ½ inch length

.9. SWEET CORN (ANY VARIETY) – Entry will consist of (4) specimens displayed with unopened husks

.10. PEPPERS (GREEN BELL ONLY) – Entry will consist of (4) specimens displayed with ½ inch (attached) stems.

11. TOMATO – Entry will consist of (4) specimens displayed with ½ inch (attached) stems.

12. GREEN BEANS – Entry will consist of (6) specimens displayed with ½ inch (attached) stems.

13. ONIONS (WHITE OR YELLOW) - Entry will consist of (4) cleaned, but not completely peeled. Trim tops to 1 to 2 inches in length and trim roots to a uniform ½ inch length.

 

GIANT PUMPKIN COMPETITION

Winner will be determined by weight.

**First Place Prize is TWENTY ($20) DOLLARS!

Second Place Prize is TEN ($10) DOLLARS

GARDEN DISPLAY

A minimum of ten (10) garden items displayed for effect.

Entry will be judged on produce quality and display technique

*First Place Prize is FIFTY ($50) DOLLARS!!

FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

*This completion is for both adult and children.

Any natural botanical materials may be used that the entrant has gathered, but not purchased. Flowers (tame or wild), foliage, other accent material, all items used in the arrangement may be fresh or dried. Entrants may also use other display materials for appeal and interest. *Entries will be judged on quality and effect.

ADULT PRIZES:

*First Place Prize; TWENTY ($20) DOLLARS!

*Second Place Prize; FIFTEEN ($15) DOLLARS!

*Third Place Prize; TEN ($10) DOLLARS!

CHILDREN'S PRIZES:

Ages (9 & under); TEN ($10) DOLLARS!

Ages (10-12 yrs.); TEN ($10) DOLLARS!

Ages (13-18 yrs.); TEN ($10) DOLLARS!