Loup County, Nebraska "World's" Fair

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Taylor, Nebraska                       August  6, 7 & 8, 2020
LOUP COUNTY FAIR ENTRY BOOK
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AGRICULTURAL
Exhibits should be selected for type, uniformity, quality and maturity. 

LOT 1: VEGETABLES: Root crops should be clean, not washed and tops cut off.
Smaller vegetables shall exhibit 3 samples of each, except for beans need 6 samples. Large vegetables shall exhibit 1. Herbs are 1 sample.
Cornucopia, Entry will be in a basket with an assortment of edible garden vegetables, consisting of six or more varieties. Basket should be displayed on its side, hence the name cornucopia.

LOT 2: FRESH FRUITS Five on a plate, apples must have stems left on.

LOT 3: FLOWERS & PLANTS  Exhibitors must furnish their own container. It is desired to have foliage with the exhibit. Arrangements must be made by the exhibitor.
 House plants
 Cut flowers 
 Potted herb

HOME ECONOMICS
FOODS: Recipe should accompany each baked exhibit. For canned foods, they can be either in a quart or pint jar with non-rust lids.

LOT 4: Decorated cakes.

LOT 5: BAKING – A sample will be taken for judging and display and you may pick up the remaining after judging on Thursday if desired. Small items, 3 samples per exhibit. Larger items please exhibit the entire loaf, cake or pie.

LOT 6: FOOD PRESERVATION – 1 jar. For dried foods, ½ cup product or 3 samples of fruit leather

LOT 7: NEEDLEWORK
Quilts, knitting, crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, embroidery, applique, rugs or other hand or machine sewn items.
** All blue ribbon exhibits from Lot 7 will compete for Best of County Needlework Contest at State Fair. Winner will be informed of entry times and rules for this Nebraska State Fair contest.

ARTS, CRAFTS & PHOTOGRAPHY

LOT 8: Arts—Any medium

LOT 9: Photography – Snapshots, black/white or colored, must be mounted on 14x22 stiff cardboard. There must be 5 pictures in a display.
LOT 10: Models

LOT 11: BOOTHS
Each club or organization is allowed one booth. Booths will be judged on following the fair theme, originality and workmanship. Prize money for booths will be blue - $15.00, red - $10.00 and white = $5.00

SMALL ANIMALS & POULTRY  - Make entries through Lyn Nelson 

LOT 12 : Rabbits & Fowl

LOT 13: Poultry - A trio is one male and two females. A pen is three males or three females. Single entries may not be an entry in a pen or trio and a member of a pen or trio may not be shown as a single.

SCHOOL DIVISION
Each teacher at the Loup County Public School will select exhibits from each student to display and be judged. Limit 4 prizes per student and 2 class projects. Please pick up your exhibits after 8 p.m. on Saturday evening. 

AGRICULTURE EDUCATION
Enter Ag. Ed. Exhibits through Mr. Dunbar. Exhibits must have been from classroom projects this past school year.