Junior Flowers & Vegetables Section JF 2019

JUNIOR FLOWERS AND VEGETABLES

Section JFV (up to 9 yrs. old) or YFV (over 9 yrs. old)

Sponsored by: The Uxbridge Horticultural Society

Associate Director - Carolyn Lovdal (905) 852-6828

2019 FAIR THEME -"Farm Boots and Country Roots"

RULES:

1. No membership fee is required. Entries must be handed in at the Fair Office after 12 p.m. and before 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 5, 2019.

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 5, 2019.

4. Age level - as of September 1, 2019 for determining division.

5. The Horticultural 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 6:00 pm on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

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 adult vegetable section.

10. Junior and Youth prize winnings must be picked up at the Fair Office on Saturday, September 7, 2019 after 10 a.m. 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

Prize: $10

HIGHEST POINTS IN CLASSES 22 - 36

Prize: $10

HIGHEST POINTS IN YOUTH CLASSES 22 - 36

Sponsored by the UXBRIDGE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

THIS OVERALL WINNER MAY NOT WIN TWO YEARS IN A ROW.

Prize: Trophy

JFV/JUNIOR CATEGORY (AGE 9 AND UNDER):

1.

COSMOS ''UXBRIDGE'S OFFICIAL FLOWER'' - 3 STEMS

2.

COLLECTION OF GARDEN FLOWERS, IN A VASE

Sponsored by JOHN'S GARDEN CENTRE

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

8.

ZINNIAS, ECHINACEA, RUDBECKIA

3 blooms of one kind

9.

THREE DIFFERENT VARIETIES OF HOSTA LEAVES IN A MASON JAR

10.

CARROTS & A BEET - 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 Boots and Country Roots" - include flowers and vegetables

20.

CHERRY TOMATOES - 5 ON A PLATE

21.

DECORATE A CAN OF FOOD WITH "FARM BOOTS AND COUNTRY ROOTS" 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.
OPEN TO ANYONE 13 YEARS AND YOUNGER.

YFV/YOUTH CATEGORY(AGE 10 AND OVER):

22.

COSMOS ''UXBRIDGE'S OFFICIAL FLOWER'' - 3 STEMS

23.

COLLECTION OF GARDEN FLOWERS IN A MASON JAR, NAMED IF POSSIBLE

Sponsored by JOHN'S GARDEN CENTRE

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, ECHINACEA, RUDBECKIA, 3 BLOOMS OF ONE KIND

27.

MY FAVOURITE FLOWER - PLEASE LABEL

28.

MARIGOLDS - ANY VARIETY - 3 UNIFORM BLOOMS

29.

THREE DIFFERENT VARIETIES OF HOSTA LEAVES IN A MASON JAR

30.

CARROTS - 3 ON A PLATE

31.

TOMATOES - RED - 3 ON A SMALL PLATE

32.

RED OR GREEN PEPPERS - 2 ON A SMALL PLATE

33.

ANY HERBS - 3 STEMS IN A VASE, NAMED

34.

TASTIEST SOUP EVER!

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

35.

WEIRDEST VEGETABLE YOU CAN FIND (NAMED IF POSSIBLE)

36.

CARVE A PUMPKIN "FARM BOOTS AND COUNTRY ROOTS' THEME

Open to anyone 12 years or younger)

JUNIOR & YOUTH EXTRAORDINARY - open to all Junior & Youth:

37.

SUNFLOWER HEAD - GROWN BY A JUNIOR OR YOUTH

Face decorated with all natural materials.

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2, 4th: $1

38.

SUNFLOWER - STALK AND HEAD - TALLEST STALK

Cut at ground level

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2, 4th: $1

39.

POTATOES - 3 ON A PLATE

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2, 4th: $1

40.

SKIES THE LIMIT! - TALLEST FLOWER ANY VARIETY (NOT SUNFLOWERS)

Displayed in water

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2, 4th: $1

41.

PUNIEST PUMPKIN ON A PUNY PLATE

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2, 4th: $1

42.

SAVVY COMPUTER SOLUTIONS SPECIAL

Sunflower head - largest by diameter

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $15, 3rd: $10