Junior Flowers & Vegetables Section JF 2018

                             SECTION JF

Sponsored by:  The Uxbridge Horticultural Society
Associate Director – Carolyn Lovdal (905) 852-6828

2018 FAIR THEME – “From Farm Gate to Dinner Plate”

Prize Money:   $2.00 $1.75 $1.50 $1.00

RULES:
1. No membership fee is required. Entries must be handed in at the Horticulture Building no later than 8:00 p.m. 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 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 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2017.
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. See “Helpful Hints” in the vegetable section.
9.  Junior & Youth prize winnings must be picked up at the Fair Office Saturday, September 8,2018 after 10 am with your duplicate entry list.

JUNIOR CATEGORY
(AGE 9 AND UNDER)

THE AGE IS TO BE PUT ON THE BACK OF THE EXHIBITOR TAG OTHERWISE THE ENTRY WILL BE ELIMINATED.
RULES
The flowers and vegetables must be obtained from the family garden unless otherwise stated.

CLASS
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.                                                                                     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 cob of corn 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”From Farm Gate To Dinner Plate”,including fruits and vegetables
20. Your choice of a heritage or heirloom vegetable.                                                              21.  Decorate a can of food with the “From Farm Gate To Dinner Plate” theme. Please, no expired or dented cans since they 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.

THE UNDERHILL TROPHY
“SPONSORED BY LISA BROOKS”
IS AWARDED TO THE CHILD WHO EARNS
THE MOST POINTS IN THE JUNIOR CATEGORIES 1 THROUGH 20.
WINNER OF THIS SPECIAL MAY NOT WIN TWO YEARS IN A ROW.

 YOUTH CATEGORY
(AGE 10 AND OVER)

THE AGE IS TO BE PUT ON THE BACK OF THE EXHIBITOR TAG OTHERWISE THE
ENTRY WILL BE ELIMINATED.

RULES:
The flowers and vegetables must be obtained from the family garden unless otherwise stated.
CLASS:
22. Cosmos “Uxbridge’s Official Flower”- 3 stems 
23.A collection of garden flowers in a vase, named if possible.1st place entry will receive an additional $10 gift certificate from JOHN’S GARDEN
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 “FROM FARM GATE TO DINNER PLATE”
36. Tastiest Soup Ever! – 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, “FROM FARM GATE TO DINNER PLATE” – with natural materials, some accessories allowed.                                                                   39. Decorate a can of food with the theme “FROM FARM GATE TO DINNER PLATE”. 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.                                                                                         
A TROPHY IS AWARDED TO THE YOUTH WHO EARNS
THE MOST POINTS IN THE YOUTH CATEGORIES 21 THROUGH 39.
THIS OVERALL WINNER MAY NOT WIN TWO YEARS IN A ROW.

JUNIOR & YOUTH EXTRAORDINARY                                                                     OPEN TO ALL JUNIORS AND YOUTH
THE AGE IS TO BE PUT ON THE BACK OF THE EXHIBITOR TAG.

Prize Money: $5.00 $3.00 $2.00 $1.00
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 showing the fair theme – “FROM FARM GATE TO DINNER PLATE”,on a plate using vegetables and flowers                                                                       45. Pumpkins – Perfect Duo – 1 big and 1 small

SAVVY COMPUTER SOLUTIONS SPECIAL
46.  Sunflower head – largest by diameter.
Prize Money: $25.00, $15.00, $10.00

THE UXBRIDGE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
WILL DONATE $10.00 TO THE HIGHEST POINT
WINNER IN EACH OF THE YOUTH SECTIONS