Junior Flowers & Vegetables Section JF 2018

                           

Junior and Youth Flowers & Vegetables

Section JY/FV

Sponsored by: The Uxbridge Horticultural Society

Associate Director - Carolyn Lovdal (905) 852-6828

2018 FAIR THEME -"Farm Gate to Dinner Plate"

RULES:

1. No membership fee is required. Entries must be handed in at the Horticultural Building no later than 8:00 pm on Thursday, September 6, 2018.

2. All entries must be tagged with a number obtained from the Secretary when making entries and must include full name. (The age is to be put on the back of the exhibitor tag otherwise entry will be eliminated.)

3. Exhibitor tags may be obtained from the Township Office or Public Library in Uxbridge prior to September 1 or at the Fair Office, Thursday, September 6, 2018.

4. Age level - as of September 1, 2018 for determining division.

5. The building will close at 4:30 pm on Sunday to sort entries and will re-open at 5 pm for pick-up. Exhibitors must pick up exhibits between 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm on Sunday, September 9, 2018.

6. Exhibits will be judged in recognition of a child's capability and age. Decision of the judge is final.

7. Exhibits should not be in valuable containers.

8. The flowers and vegetables must be obtained from the family garden unless otherwise stated.

9. See "Helpful Hints" in the vegetable section.

10. Junior and Youth prize winnings must be picked up at the Fair Office Saturday, September 8, 2018 after 10 am with your yellow duplicate entry list.


Prizes: 1st: $2.00, 2nd: $1.75, 3rd: $1.50, 4th: $1.00

Special prizes:

UNDERHILL TROPHY SPONSORED BY LISA BROOKS

Awarded to child who earns most points in Junior Categories 1 through 20.

WINNER OF THIS SPECIAL MAY NOT WIN TWO YEARS IN A ROW.

Prize: Trophy

HIGHEST POINTS IN CLASSES 1 - 20

Sponsored by UXBRIDGE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Prize: $10

HIGHEST POINTS IN CLASSES 22 - 38

Sponsored by UXBRIDGE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Prize: $10

HIGHEST POINTS IN YOUTH CLASSES 22 - 38

Sponsored by UXBRIDGE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

THIS OVERALL WINNER MAY NOT WIN TWO YEARS IN A ROW

Prize: Trophy

JUNIOR CATEGORY (AGE 9 AND UNDER):

1. Cosmos ''Uxbridge's Official Flower'' - 3 stems

2. Collection of garden flowers, in a vase

1st place entry will receive an additional $10 gift certificate from JOHN'S GARDEN

Prizes: 1st: $10 gift certificate for first place, 2nd: 0

3. Any perennial flower

1 bloom if large, 3 blooms if small

4. Marigolds - 3 blooms, any size

5. Rose - 1 stem, any variety

6. Petunias - 3 blooms

7. Bouquet of wild flowers, named if possible

8. Zinnias, Echinacea, Rudbeckia

3 blooms of one kind

9. Three different varieties of Hosta leaves in a Mason jar

10. Carrots & Beets - 3 carrots on a plate & 1 beet

11. Tomatoes - Red - 3 on a small plate

12. Red or Green Peppers - 2 on a small plate

13. Tastiest Soup Ever - collection of vegetables in a pot

14. Child's choice - most oddly shaped vegetable

15. Zucchini

16. Decorate a corn cob as a farmer - lots of accessories allowed

17. Cucumber - on a plate

18. A collection of 3 herbs

19. Design an arrangement on a plate using the Fair theme

"Farm Gate to Dinner Plate"

Including vegetables & flowers

20. Your choice of a heritage or heirloom vegetable

21. Decorate a can of Food with "Farm Gate to Dinner Plate" theme

All cans will be donated to the food bank

Please no expired or dented cans. Be sure to leave the contents on the label visible or make your decorations removable so that they will not damage the label. ENTRIES TO BE BROUGHT TO THE FAIR OFFICE AFTER 12 PM AND BEFORE 8 PM ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

YOUTH CATEGORY (AGE 10 AND OVER):

22. Cosmos ''Uxbridge's Official Flower'' - 3 stems

23. Collection of garden flowers in a vase, named if possible

First place entry will receive an additional $10 gift certificate from JOHN'S GARDEN.

Prizes: 1st: $10 gift certificate for first place, 2nd: 0

24. Simply Green - Bouquet of green plants only

25. Any colour of Gladiolus - 1 spike

26. Zinnias, Rudbeckia, Echinacea - 3 blooms of any one kind

27. My favourite house plant - please label

28. Any other annual flower

29. Marigolds - Any variety - 3 uniform blooms

30. Three different varieties of Hosta leaves in a Mason jar

31. Carrots - 3 on a plate

32. Tomatoes - Red - 3 on a small plate

33. Red or Green Peppers - 2 on a small plate

34. A collection of 3 different herbs - up to 3 stems of each in a vase, named

35. Decorate an ornamental gourd or mini pumpkin

Using fair theme " FARM GATE TO DINNER PLATE"

36. Tastiest soup ever!

A collection of Vegetables in a pot (Please include list of veggies & spices/herbs you would use

37. Unique vegetable of choice

Named, if possible, shape, size, heritage or variety

38. Make a craft related to the Fair Theme with natural materials

Theme " FARM GATE TO DINNER PLATE". Some accessories allowed.

39. Decorate a can of food with " FARM GATE TO DINNER PLATE" theme

Open to anyone 12 years or younger

Please, no expired or dented cans since all cans will be donated to the Uxbridge Food Bank. Be sure to leave the contents on the label visible or make your decorations removable so that they will not damage the label. ENTRIES TO BE BROUGHT TO THE FAIR OFFICE AFTER 12 PM AND BEFORE 8 PM THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

JUNIOR & YOUTH EXTRAORDINARY, Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2, 4th: $1:

THE AGE IS TO BE PUT ON THE BACK OF THE EXHIBITOR TAG. Open to all Junior & Youth.

40. Sunflower head - grown by a Junior or Youth

A face decorated with all natural materials

41. Sunflower - Stalk and head - tallest stalk - cut at ground level

42. Potatoes - 3 on a plate

43. Skies the limit! - Tallest flower any variety (NOT sunflowers)

44. Design an arrangement - on a plate using vegetables and flowers

Showing fair theme " FARM GATE TO DINNER PLATE"

45. Pumpkins - Perfect Duo - 1 big and 1 small

46. SAVVY COMPUTER SOLUTIONS SPECIAL

Sunflower head - largest by diameter

AGE IS TO BE PUT ON BACK OF EXHIBITOR TAG.

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $15, 3rd: $10