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Lot 1 – County Best of Show Exhibit

Display will consist of any number of entries that were exhibited at county fair or achievement days. Displays will be judged on creativity, variety of projects represented and over-all appearance. Counties will be responsible for setting up their own display. All participants will receive an award with the winner receiving a traveling trophy.



Variety must be listed

2 Quarts will be standard measures for all grains 1 Quart for small seeds (Grasses & Legumes) Standard Measure Must Be Used

Grains must be exhibited in a one gallon container

Lot 1 – Wheat (hard red spring wheat, hard red winter wheat) Lot 2 – Durum

Lot 3 – Barley Lot 4 – Oats Lot 5 – Flax

Lot 6 – Corn (ten ears) Lot 7 – Specialty Crops Lot 8 – Forage

Lot 9 – Others

Samples of any of the following forages: mixed prairie hay, crested wheat grass hay, western wheat grass hay, oat hay, alfalfa hay, sweet clover hay, cornfodder, sudan grass and others must be in sheaves not less than 2 ½ to 3 inches in diameter or in bales containing at least one cubic foot.


Lot 1 – Open exhibit


Lot 1 – Open exhibit HORTICULTURE CLASS 9

Name of Variety Must Be Listed On Entry Tag

Garden Vegetables – Dried For Storage Where Applicable Vegetables:

Lot 1 – Beets (3 specimens) top 1 inch long Lot 2 – Broccoli (1 head)

Lot 3 – Cabbage (1 head) shown with 1 to 2 green wrapper leaves Lot 4 – Carrots (3 specimens) uniform type, 1 inch tops

Lot 5 – Cauliflower (3 specimens) – trim leaves flush with core Lot 6 – Cucumber (3 specimens) – Pickling

Lot 7 – Cucumber (3 specimens) – Slicing Lot 8 – Egg Plant (1 specimen)

Lot 9 – Kohlrabi (3 specimens) remove root, leaf stalks 2-3 inches long Lot 10 – Onions (3 specimens) remove root

Lot 11 – Peppers (3 specimens) Lot 12 – Potatoes (3 specimens)


Lot 13 – Pumpkin (1 specimen) Lot 14 – Sweet Corn (3 ears)

Lot 15 – Summer Squash (1 specimen)

Lot 16 – Tomatoes (3 specimens) stems removed Lot 17 – Tomatoes (3 specimens) small variety Lot 18 – Winter Squash (1 specimen)

Lot 19 – Gourds and/or Miniature Vegetables Lot 20 – Other Vegetables


Lot 21 – Apples (3 fruits)

Lot 22 – Cantaloupe (1 specimen) Lot 23 – Plums (3 fruits)

Lot 24 – Strawberries (1 pint) Lot 25 – Watermelon (1 specimen)

Home Beautification: State plant care required on entry tag Lot 26 – Flower Garden Fun

a) Two-way folder with flower bed plan, color combination, a description of project and photo of the flower bed

b) Entry of flowers that have grown (not in a floral arrangement) and exhibited in a small container c) Fresh flower arrangement

Lot 27 – Terrarium

Lot 28 – Dish garden-similar plants grown in one container to create an interesting plan scheme or design

Lot 29 – Lawn and Landscaping Design – Lawn Accessory Item, two-way folder briefly describing accessories including before and after pictures.


Must be enrolled in Arts & Crafts or Stated Identical Project State information or steps related to the project

Lot 1 – Plastics (any article where plastic is the main material)

Lot 2 – Leathercraft (must be hand stamped, carved or tooled articles; machine stamped or lacing only articles are not acceptable)

Lot 3 – Soft Leather (vests, weskirts, chaps, skirts, dresses, jumpers, shirts, jackets, coats, robes, capes, moccasins, boots, purses, hat or pants). Leather substitutes or “pre-cut” leather kits are not acceptable.

Lot 4 – Metal Craft (metal etching, engraving, modeling, enameling, sculpturing and wire or sheet metal jewelry Lot 5 – Glass (beadwork, stenciling, etching, stained glass)

Lot 6 – Ceramics (articles shaped by hand or in a mold; fired or non-fired clays with fired or non-fired finishes. Plaster of Paris and similar media may be included.)

Lot 7 – Paintings and Drawings (free hand oil or water color paintings; number paintings, sketches or drawings using various media such as charcoal, pencil, pen, char-oil, chalk, etc.)

Lot 8 – Textiles – the design of the fabric can be changed in a structural or decorative manner (examples include: quilting, braiding, appliqué, and tie-dye)

Lot 9 – Fiber (A fiber is a thread or something capable of being spun into a continuous thread. The threads can be twisted or woven together to produce a visual art form. Examples include: macramé, knitting, crocheting, weaving, tatting, latch hook, needlepoint, embroidery, creative stitchery.)

Lot 10 – Natural Materials (use items found outdoors, such as sand, rocks, pine cones, beeswax, seeds and corn husks, feathers, horn bone. NO KITS ALLOWED.)

Lot 11 – Glue solution (non sewing techniques on fabric – over ½ finished article must be fabric Lot 12 – Paper (paper is the basis for creating a decorative projects)

Lot 13 – Other crafts (original or kit) not listed in any above lots ENTOMOLOGY




Lot 1 – Wood Construction and Finish (articles to be cut from wood, assembled and finished by member) Lot 2 – Wood Finished (wood article, finished or refinished or decorated by the member)

Lot 3 – Metal Lot 4 – Welding

Lot 5 – Remake or Repair (remade or repaired articles of either wood, metal or leather Lot 6 – Aerospace

Lot 7 – Electricity Lot 8 – Other


Lot 1 – Open exhibit


Lot 1 – Open exhibit PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS 15

If standard size picture, must have four to six different pictures exhibited on photography board or power board not larger than 14x22. If enlarged, need only display one picture, but it must be matted.

Lot 1 – People/Portraits Lot 2 – Buildings

Lot 3 – Scenic/Landscapes Lot 4 – Action

Lot 5 – Photo Story Lot 6 – Animals/Pets Lot 7 – Others CLOTHING CLASS 16

Lot 1 – Shorts, slacks, pant dress or other type of one-piece garment with a crotch seam Lot 2 – Vest, cape or poncho

Lot 3 – Dress

Lot 4 – Blouse or top Lot 5 – Skirt or jumper Lot 6 – Sleeping garment

Lot 7 – Garment for another person Lot 8 – Jacket or coat, unlined Lot 9 – Jacket or coat, lined Lot 10 – Party or formal garment Lot 11 – Lingerie article

Lot 12 – Clothing accessory, constructed items such as hat, purse or belt Lot 13 – Ensemble (and coordination outfit – more than one piece)

Lot 14 – Selected Outfit (cost, fiber, content and care requirements must be listed on back of entry tag) Lot 15 – Educational Poster (14x22)

Lot 16 – Garment recycled or adapted. Clothing item changed or modified to make it more useful or more fashionable. Lot 17 – Other



Note: Flower arrange under Horticulture

Lot 1 – Placemats or lunch cloth (two placemats or one lunch cloth without napkin) Lot 2 – Extras for your room

Lot 3 – Pillow for any center

Lot 4 – Centerpiece-arrangement for any occasion and any setting

Lot 5 – Storage item (suitable for storing items such as: clothing, food, laundry, toys, sewing supplies, shoes, recipes, book cover)

Lot 6 – Wall hanging (ready to hang)

Lot 7 – Home living portfolio, poster, chart, folder or exhibit

Lot 8 – Activity Centers: eating, work, living center, family center, or bathroom (shall consist of two differently constructed or finished articles showing different techniques. No major furniture.)

Lot 9 – Bedspread, window treatment

Lot 10 – Refinished, finished or re-upholstered piece of furniture

Lot 11 – Let’s Go Shopping (comparative buying). Make a comparative cost study of an item related to the home. Exhibit in file folder or on two 8 ½ x 11 inch poster boards taped together.

Lot 12 – Camping exhibit

Lot 13 – Other Home Living exhibits Lot 14 – Becoming Money Wise Lot 15 – Education Poster/Display CHILD DEVELOPMENT


Please state age of child each exhibit is made for and indicate for each article what it contributes to the development of the child on the entry tag.

Lot 1 – Infant, toddler, or pre-school handbook or portfolio

Lot 2 – Game, puzzle, toy book, folder, notebook, or piece of furniture

Lot 3 – Kit of 3 to 5 articles for children’s play. At least 3 of these should be in a suitable container for carrying. On the exhibit card, indicate for each article, the age of the child for whom you made or selected the article and how the article contributes to the development of the child.


Note: All exhibits must be accompanied by a recipe card, to include both ingredients and preparation method. All food products should be removed from pans, placed on cardboard or paper plates and put into plastic bags (zip lock or closed with a twist fastener). Please do not use plastic wrap to cover food items.

Lot 1 – Cookie (baked)

a) Bar (may have frosting, may have nuts) 3 in exhibit b) Drop (may have frosting, may have nuts) 3 in exhibit c) Refrigerator (no frosting, may have nuts) 3 in exhibit d) Molded (no frosting, may have nuts) 3 in exhibit e) Pressed (no frosting, no nuts) 3 in exhibit f) Rolled and cut (no frosting, no nuts) 3 in exhibit Lot 2 – Cakes

a) Sponge, Angel Food (no frosting, glaze or nuts) exhibit out of pan and unpeeled

b) One-layer cake (no commercial mix). A cake made showing creaming process. Exhibit must be a layer, using an 8 or 9 inch round layer pan, but not a layer cake. May be frosted or unfrosted. May have nuts.

c) Bundt cake (may be any kind using a Bundt cake pan; no commercial mix). May be frosted or unfrosted, may have nuts.

Lot 3 – Quick Breads

a) Biscuits; 3 in exhibit

b) One loaf quick bread (no frosting, may have nuts) c) Muffins; 3 in exhibit


Lot 4 – Yeast Breads

a) 1 loaf white yeast bread (give method) b) 1 loaf dard bread

c) Rolls; 3 in exhibit d) Sweet Rolls; 3 in exhibit

e) 1 loaf made with automatic bread machine

Lot 5 – Foods & Nutrition posters, portfolio, chart, two-way folder or exhibit

Lot 6 – Fun with Convenience Foods (No custards or cream-type products due to food poisoning risk. Must be a food which can be served cold, not a quick bread or type that needs to be served hot). This is the place to use commercial mixes. This exhibit does not have to be the 4-H’ers own original recipe. It may be a product made from a recipe which a commercial mix company has put out using their convenience foods. May be frosted, and may have nuts.

Lot 7 – Nationality Foods a) Bread (1 loaf) b) Cookies (3 items) c) Pastries (3 items)

Lot 8 – Recipe Adaptation – Cookie – use any cookie recipe. Change recipe to improve the nutritional quality of the recipe. On a 3x5 card, explain why the changes improved nutrition. Attach original recipe and explain changes. No worksheet is required.

Lot 9 – Outdoor Eating (beef jerky, fruit leather, etc.) Lot 10 – Microwave projects

Lot 11 – Dairy exhibit (food, poster, educational display) Lot 12 – Other


Lot 1 – Let’s Put it in the Freezer (open exhibit) Lot 2 – Dried Fruit

Lot 3 – Dried Vegetables

Lot 4 – Fruit and/or vegetable leather Lot 5 – Jerky

Canning – A food preservation label must be used for each jar in the exhibit. The label must be attached to either the entry tag or the jar with the following information:

Name County Contents

Method of processing (pressure or hot water bath) Time

Method of preparation (raw, hot pack, or other) Year


Jar must be standard and clear glass and sealed with a standard lid. Jars may be either quarts or pints. The product must be processed by required time and method (pick up time tables at the Extension office). Tomatoes may be either classified as fruits or vegetables. Exhibits will be disqualified if not labeled with correct time, method and altitude. If product is under processed, it will receive a white ribbon.

Lot 6 – Fruits Lot 7 – Vegetables Lot 8 – Pickles Lot 9 – Relishes

Lot 10 – Fruit jelly, jams or preserves. Jar is to be opened and tasted when judged. State kind on label. Lot 11 – Meat (examples: chicken, beef, pork, lamb, other)



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