Loup County, Nebraska "World's" Fair

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Taylor, Nebraska                       August  10, 11 & 12, 2017
LOUP COUNTY FAIR ENTRY BOOK
.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.
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

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
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
Crafts
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
Models
827All models
Posters
828Promote Agriculture
829Fair theme
830Community
831Other theme
Youth Organizations
832Article made while participating in an organization during the current year. A 3x5 card with description of the exhibitor’s involvement in the program.
BOOTHS
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
901Booth

SMALL ANIMALS & POULTRY – Thursday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
NO PULTRY EXHIBITS THIS YEAR!!!
Lot 10 – Rabbits & Fowl
Breeding
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
Meat
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
Other Poultry
1021Tom turkey
1022Hen turkey
1023Gander
1024Goose
1025Drake
 1026Hen duck
1027Trio
1028Pen
1029Other fowl

SCHOOL DIVISION
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.

AGRICULTURE EDUCATION
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.