LOUP COUNTY FAIR ENTRY BOOK
Exhibits should be selected for type, uniformity, quality and maturity.
LOT 1: VEGETABLES: Root crops should be clean, not washed and tops cut off.
101Beans, 6 samples 102Beets, 3 samples 103Broccoli, 1 bunch 104Cabbage, one head 105Carrots, three samples 106Cucumbers, thee samples 107Eggplant, 1 sample 108Kohlrabi, 3 samples 109Muskmelon, one melon 110Okra, 3 samples 111Onion, 3 samples 112Peppers, 3 samples 113Potatoes, 3 samples 114Pumpkin, 1 sample 115Rhubarb, 3 stalks w/1” green tops 116Summer squash, 3 samples 117Winter squash, 1 sample 118Sweet corn, 3 ears, shucked 119Tomatoes, 3 samples 120Turnips, 3 samples 121Watermelon, 1 melon 122Other vegetable, small veg., 3 samples; lg. veg. 1 sample 123Fresh Herbs, 1 sample 124Cornucopia, 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.
201Apples 202Peaches 203Pears 204Plums, wild or tame 205Grapes, 206Raspberries 207Other fruit
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.
301House plants 302Planter 303 Cut flower, 1 or 2 samples 304 Cut flower bouquet 305Potted herb
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
401 Judged on decoration only. May be a real cake or a form.
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.
501Bread entire loaf 501aBread machine bread, entire loaf 502Rolls & Buns, 3 samples 503Cookies, 3 samples 504Bar cookies, 3 samples 505Doughnuts, 3 samples 506Muffins & biscuits, 3 samples 507Cake, entire cake 508Quick bread, one loaf 509Pies, whole pie 510Homemade candy, 3 samples 511Other baked goods, 3 samples for small items, 1 sample for large items. 512Fair Board Cookie Jar – A gallon jar of assorted cookies to contain not less than six kinds of cookies. Bring one of each kind of cookie on a plate so the judges do not need to open jar. The jars will be given to the fair board for their nourishment during the fair. The jar will be returned to exhibitor. Recipes are not required on this entry.
LOT 6: FOOD PRESERVATION – 1 jar. For dried foods, ½ cup product.
601Fruits 602Vegetables 603Meat 604Taco sauce 605Spaghetti sauce 606Salsa 607Soup 608Juice 609Other sauces 610Pickles 611 Relish 612Jams, Jellies, Butters & Syrup 613Dried fruit 614Fruit leather, 3 samples 615Other preserved product
LOT 7: NEEDLEWORK
701Hand quilted quilts 702Machine quilted quilts 703Tied quilts 704Knitted items 705Crocheted items 706Counted cross stitch 707Embroidery 708Needlepoint 709Holiday items 710Pillows 711Machine sewn articles 712Hand crafted rugs 713Applique 714Other needlework item
** 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
801Oil painting 802Acrylic painting 803Water color painting 804Other technique painting 805China painting 806Pen & pencil sketches 807Fabric painting
808Stained glass 809Leather tooled item 810Ceramics 811Woodworking 812Tole painting 813Sculptures 814Wheat weaving 815Wreaths & swags 816Decorated clothing 817Holiday crafts 818Models 819Jewelry 820Any other art or craft project
Photography – Snapshots, black/white or colored, must be mounted on 14x22 stiff cardboard. There must be 5 pictures in a display.
821Framed picture enlargement 822People or animal display 823Plant or Landscape display 824Picture story. I each of person, animal, bird, building & landscape. 825Framed still life 826Framed computer generated art
828Promote Agriculture 829Fair theme 830Community 831Other theme
832Article made while participating in an organization during the current year. A 3x5 card with description of the exhibitor’s involvement in the program.
Lot 9 - Entry time on Wed. 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Thurs. 9:00 a.m. until noon. 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 – Thursday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
NO PULTRY EXHIBITS THIS YEAR!!!
Lot 10 – Rabbits & Fowl
1001Jr. Doe, under 6 months 1002Jr. Buck, under 6 months 1003Intermediate Doe, 6-8 months 1004Intermediate Buck, 6 – 8 months 1005Sr. Doe, over 8 months 1006Sr. Buck, over 8 months
1007Small Fryer, under 4 lbs. 1008Large Fryer, 4-5 ½ lbs.
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.
1009Standard size cockerel 1010Standard size pullet 1011Standard cock 1012Standard Hen 1013Standard size trio 1014Standard size pen 1015Bantam cockerel 1016Bantam pullet 1017Bantam cock 1018Bantam hen 1019Bantam trio 1020Bantam pen
1021Tom turkey 1022Hen turkey 1023Gander 1024Goose 1025Drake 1026Hen duck 1027Trio 1028Pen 1029Other fowl
Each teacher at the Loup County Public School will select exhibits from each student to display and be judged. Limit 4 entries per student and 2 class projects. Students should pick up their exhibits at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Judging will be done on the Danish system (i.e. Purple, Blue, Red or White award). All projects must have been done in an Ag. or shop class during the past school year. Prize money will be Purple - $2; Blue - $1.00; Red - $.50; White - $.25
1101Woodworking items 1102Welding boards, as determined by the current ag. teacher 1103Range boards, as determined by the current ag. teacher 1104Large constructed items 1105Rebuilt items 1106Other projects done during ag. or shop class.