Garden County Nebraska Fair

Lewellen, Nebraska
August 8, 9, 10, 11, 2002

Open Class

Open Class Entry information

Open Class Rules

Open Class Premium List

Open Class Entry Information

Entry day, Thursday, August 8, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed for judging after 5:00 p.m. A "Best of Show" will be selected from each Class.
Friday, August 9: Exhibit Hall open 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10: Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday. August 11: Open at 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. No exhibits will be removed before 4: p.m. Exhibit removal from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Not responsible for exhibits or premiums after 6:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Director - Jim Rittenhouse, Garden County Ag. Society

Open Class Rules

1. All entires are open to Garden County residents only.
2. All entries must be made or grown by the exhibitor and shall not have been exhibited at any prior Fair.
3. All Exhibits, excluding Florticulture and agriculture, must be done during the current year. All canned or preserved foods will be etched for identification.
4. ONLY ONE ARTICLE MAY BE ENTERED UNDER ANY CLASS NUMBER BY ANY EXHIBITOR
5. All entries must be clean and be in place in the appropriate department and ready for judging no later than 4:00 p.m., August 8, 2002
Only judges, assigned clerks and co-directors will be allowed in Judging Area during judging. Judges reserve the right to re-classify or disqualify entries, if not in compliance with the rules.
6. "Kids Korner" - Boys and girls, ages pre-school through 16 may enter in any of the Open Class Divisions.
7. Judges will choose a Best of Show from each Class.
8. The Garden County Fair Management will not be responible for any article of any kind that may be lost, destroyed or damaged in any way, but the utmost care will be used in the handling and protection of each exhibit.
9. FOR DISPLAY ONLY. Individuals may display items not to be judged.
10. Senior Citizen Section is for individuals who are 60 or older or a nursing home resident.
     Section 1: Nursing home patient, handicapped.
     Section 2: Nursing home patient, non-handicapped.
     Section 3: Does not reside in nursing home, a shut-in, confined or handicapped.
     Section 4: None of the above, but over 65.

All exhibits will be displayed and judged according to Open Class Rules.
Those entering in the Senior Citizen Division cannot enter in the Adult Division.


Open Class Premium List


Baking   Canned or Preserved   Needlework   Clothing   Crafts/Hobbies   Art Work/Paintings   Florticulture   Agriculture   Photography  

CLASS A - BAKING
Baked goods must be exhibited on paper plates in sealed plasitc bags.
Breads- 1 loaf or 4 pieces (2" x 4") $2.00 $1.00
1. Banana
2. Cinnamon
3. Cornbread
4. French
5. Pumpkin
6. Rye
7. Sourdough
8. White
9. Whole wheat
10.Zucchini
11.Miscellaneous

Cakes, Unfrosted (5" cake or one layer, no mixes!) $2.00 $1.00
12. Angel food (A. Chocolate, B. White)
13. Applesauce
14. Burnt Sugar
15. Chiffon
16. Chocolate (A. Plain, B. German)
17. Coffee cake
18. Fruit
19. Pound
20. Pumpkin
21. Sponge
22. White
23. Yellow
24. Zucchini
25. Fancy decorated, only frosting will be judged
26. Miscellaneous

Rolls (5 each) $2.00 $1.00
27. Biscuits, baking powder (A. Drop, B. Rolled)
28. Cinnamon
29. Cupcakes
30. Dinner (A. dark, B. white)
31. Doughnuts (A. cake, B. raised)
32. Fruit
33. Muffins
34. Miscellaneous

Cookies (5 each) $2.00 $1.00
35. Brownies
36. Butterscotch
37. Chocolate chip
38. Decorated
39. Drop or press
40. Filled, any kind
41. Gingersnap
42. No bake
43. Oatmeal
44. Peanut butter
45. Refrigerator
46. Rolled or molded
47. Square or bar
48. Sugar (A. plain, B. flavored)
49. Miscellaneous

Candy (5 pieces) $2.00 $1.00
50. Caramel
51. Divinity
52. Fudge
53. Hard
54. Mints
55. Peanut brittle
56. Miscellaneous

Pies (Pies must be 5", no mixes or frozen!) $2.00 $1.00
57. Apple
58. Berry
59. Cherry
60. Cream
61. Peach
62. Raisin (A. plain, B. cream)
63. Pumpkin
64. Mincemeat
65. Rhubarb
66. Any one crust
67. Any double crust

Microwave Baking $2.00 $1.00
68. Breads, 1 loaf
69. Brownies, 5 each
70. Cakes, 1 each
71. Candy, 5 pieces
72. Cookies, 5 each
73. Pies, 1 each
74. Miscellaneous

Bread Makers $2.00 $1.00
75. Bagels, 5 each
76. Breads, 1 loaf
77. Buns, 5 each
78. Coffee cake, 1 each
79. Muffins, 5 each
80. Pizza dough, 1 each
81. Pretzels, 5 each
82. Rolls, 5 each
83. Miscellaneous


CLASS B - CANNED OR PRESERVED
Containers must be clean, standard jars with new lids and labeled to content. All jams and jellies must be labeled and sealed with lids in standard half-pint or pint jars or standard jelly jar.
Canned Fruits $2.00 $1.00
1. Apples
2. Applesauce
3. Apricots
4. Berries
5. Cherries (A. sweet, B. sour, C. native chokecherry or sand)
6. Peaches
7. Pears
8. Plums
9. Rhubarb
10. Miscellaneous
11. Jams, Butters, Preserves/Marmalades
12. Jelly (A. red, B. amber, C. vegetable, D. misc)
13. Juices, fruit
14. Miscellaneous

Canned Vegetables $2.00 $1.00
15. Asparagus
16. Beans (A. green, B. yellow, C. dried)
17. Beets (A. whole, B. sliced)
18. Carrots (A. whole, B. sliced)
19. Corn
20. Juices, vegetable, any kind
21. Mixed vegetables
22. Peas
23. Peppers
24. Preserves, vegetable, any kind
25. Tomatoes (A. red, B. yellow, C. green)
26. Miscellaneous

Pickles/Relishes $2.00 $1.00
27. Beets (A. whole, B. sliced)
28. Bread and Butter
29. Carrots (A. whole, B. sliced)
30. Beans (A. green, B. yellow)
31. Apples (A. whole, B. sliced)
32. Dill, plain (A. whole, B. sliced)
33. Dill, kosher (A. whole, B. sliced)
34. Dill, sweet (A. whole, B. sliced)
35. Mixed pickles
36. Mustard
37. Onion
38. Zucchini
39. Sweet (A. whole, B. sliced)
40. Watermelon
41. Miscellaneous

Canned Meats $2.00 $1.00
42. Beef
43. Fish
44. Meat products (A. lard, B. soap)
45. Mincemeat
46. Pork
47. Poultry (A. chicken, B. turkey)
48. Wild game
49. Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous $2.00 $1.00
50. Pumpkin
51. Barbecue sauce
52. Chili sauce
53. Catsup
54. Spaghetti sauce
55. Sauerkraut
56. Greens
57. Dried fruits
58. Dried vegetables
59. Dried meat
60. Dried fruit leather
61. Honey
62. Miscellaneous


CLASS D - NEEDLEWORK
Entries must be cleaned, pressed, blocked, etc. Wall hangings must have hanger on back. Pictures must be securely framed. Bring clothes hangers for clothing. The article judged "Best of Show" in Needlework Division is eligible for State Fair entry. Only one article may be entered in the State Fair contest from each county. Exhibitor must live in county. Exhibit "Best in Garden County" will be entered and judged under the rules printed in the current year Nebraska State Fair premium book.
1. Kichen Accessory $2.00 $1.00
A. Cross stitch, B. Crocheted, C. Embroidery, D. Miscellaneous
2. Afghans $7.00 $5.00
A. Knitted B. Crocheted
3. Bedspreads, Comforters $7.00 $5.00
A. Knitted B. Crocheted C. Miscellaneous
4. Booties, slippers, socks, hats, gloves, scarves $2.00 $100
A. Knitted B. Crocheted
5. Sweater Set $4.00 $2.00
A. Knitted B. Crocheted
6. Baby Afghan $4.00 $2.00
A. Knitted B. Crocheted
7. Baby Quilt $4.00 $2.00
A. Knitted B. Crocheted C. Machine pieced D. Hand pieced E. Miscellaneous
8. Table Cover $4.00 $2.00
A. Cross-stitch B. Applique C. Embroidery D. Miscellaneous E. Knitted F. Crocheted
9. Doll, Animal $3.00 $2.00
A. Yarn B. Miscellaneous
10. Wall Accessory $3.00 $2.00
A. Needle punch B. Cross-stitch C.Yarn D. Applique E. Latch hook F. Miscellaneous
11. Pillow Cases, Dresser Scarves, Doilies $3.00 $2.00
A. Embroidery B. Cross-stitch C. Painted D. Applique E. Crocheted F. Miscellaneous
12. Stuffed Pillows $3.00 $2.00
A. Cross-stitch B. Knitted C. Crocheted D. Miscellaneous
13. Quilts $7.00 $5.00
A.Hand pieced B. Embroidery C. Knitted D. Crocheted E. Machine pieced F. Miscellaneous
14. Rugs $5.00 $3.00
A. Yarn B. Latch hook C. Miscellaneous
15. Framed Pictures $5.00 $3.00
A. Cross-stitch B. Needle punch C. Crewel D. Latch hook E. Embroidery D. Miscellaneous
Clothing $5.00 $3.00
18. Dresses
(A. One piece B. Two piece C. Childrens)
19. Formal
20. Coat
(A. Women's B. Men's C. Children's)
21. Skirted Suit
(A. Women's B. Childrens's)
22. Pant Suit
(A. Women's B. Childrens's)
23. Men's Suit
24. Jacket
(A. Women's B. Men's C. Children's)
25. Shirt
(A. Women's B. Childrens's C. Men's)
26. Skirt
(A. Women's B. Children's)
27. Slacks
(A. Women's B. Men's C. Children's)
28. Lingerie
29. Sports Wear
(A. Women's B. Men's C. Children's)
30. Miscellaneous $4.00 $2.00
(A. Ribbon B. Bead C. Artwork D. Crocheted E. Knitted F. Yarn G. Needlepoint)
31. Booth, any organization $5.00 $3.00
CRAFTS/HOBBIES $2.00 $1.00
32. Art work / painting
33. Basketry
34. Bead work
35. Bread dough
36. Burlap/macrame/rope/hoop hanging
37. Caligraphy
38. Candle art
39. Ceramics
40. Clay
41. Carving
42. Decoupage
43. Doll/animal
44. Dried flowers/seeds/pine cones
45. Embroidery/knitting/crocheting
46. Fabric
47. Featherwork
48. Felt/foam
49. Jewelry
50. Leatherwork
51. Metal work/magnet
52. Paper
53. Plastercraft
54. Plastic
55. Pottery
56. Potpouri
57. Ribbon
58. Rock
59. Stained glass
60. Tole painting
61. Woodwork
62. Yarn
63. Miscellaneous

ART WORK/PAINTINGS $4.00 $2.00
64. Acrylic
65. Charcoal
66. Etching
67. Mixed media
68. Oils
69. Pastel
70. Pen
71. Pencil
72. Watercolor
73. Drawings
74. Computer generated
75. Fabric/soft art (no clothing)
76. Felt tip markers
77. Miscellaneous

CLASS F - FLORTICULTURE
Exhibitor must know the variety of flowers they are entering. Exhibitor pleas note dimension of flowers and number of stems required per entry as stated on premium list. Flowers and stems are counted and measured by judges. Cut flowers should all be the same color with some attached foilage. Exhibitors are allowed one entry per class. Stems on cut flowers should be as long as possible. The following flowers are poor exhibits, so will not be judged: Hollyhocks, morning glories, four o'clocks, & poppies.
Cut Flowers - all with some attached foliage $2.00 $1.00
1. Achillea, 3 stems, (A. Seed B. Perennial)
2. Aster, 3 stems, (A. Dwarf B. Regular C. Giant)
3. Balsam, 1 stem
4. Begonia, 1 stem
5. Bells of Ireland, 1 stem
6. Black Eyed Susan, 1 stem
7. Calendula, 3 stems
8. Cannas, 1 stem
9. Carnation, 3 stems
10. Chrysanthemum, 3 stems (A. Cushion B. Football (1 stem) C. Medium, D. Other)
11. Cockscomb, 3 stems (A. Dwarf B. Large crested C. Plumed)
12. Coreopsis, 3 stems (A. Single B. Double)
13. Cornflowers (Bachelor Buttons) 3 stems
14. Cosmos, 3 stems (A. Single B. Double)
15. Dahlias 1 large floating
16. Dahlias, 3 stems (A. Dwarf B. Medium C. Castus D. Bi-color)
17. Daisy 3 stems (A. Gloriosa B. Shasta C. Painted D. Miscellaneous)
18. Delphinium, 1 stem
19. Dianthus, 3 stems (A. Single B. Double)
20. Feverfew, 1 stem
21. Gaillardia, 3 stems
22. Gazanie, 3 stems
23. Geranium (A. Martha Washington B. Ivy C. Regular D. Double)
24. Gladiolus, 1 spike (A. Regular B. Miniature C. Ruffled D. Bi-color)
25. Golden Glow, 3 stems
26. Liasianthus 3 stems
27. Marigolds, 3 stems (A. Dwarf B. Medium (1-2 inch) C. Large (2-3 inch) 1 stem D. Giant (over 3 inch) 1 stem E. Single 3 stems)
28. Mallow, 3 stems
29. Nasturtium, 3 stems
30. Pansies, 3 stems (A. Large B. Small)
31. Petunias, 3 stems (A. Single B. Double C. Ruffled D. Other)
32. Phlox (A. Annual, 3 stems B. Perennial, 1 stem)
33. Rose, 1 stem (A. Hybrid tea B. Floribunda (1 spray) C. Miniature)
34. Salvia, 3 stems
35. Snapdragons, 3 stems (A. Giant B. Dwarf)
36. Sweet Peas, 3 stems (A. Annual B. Perennial)
37. Sweet William, 1 stem
38. Sunflowers, 3 stems (A. Wild B. Domestic)
39. Verbania, 3 stems (A. Annual B. Perennial)
40. Violas, 3 stems (A. Small B. Large)
41. Zinnia, 3 stems (A. Dwarf B. Ruffled C. Bi-color D. Giant(1 stem) )
42. Miscellaneous, 3 stems

Flower Arrangements Theme: "God Bless America"
Arrangements may use Fresh or Dried Material or both. No artificial materal.
(Accessories are permitted)
A card explaining your arrangement should accompany your entry.

"God Bless America"

43. "From the Mountains to the Prairies" $5.00 $3.00
Something tall to low spreading
44. "To the Ocean White with Foam" $5.00 $3.00
White flowers. Crescent shape
45. "My Home Sweet Home " $5.00 $3.00
Arrangement to fit into a home
46. "The Future of Our Nation" $5.00 $3.00
Interpret Children at Play
47. Miscellaneous $5.00 $3.00
The arranger can pick another phase of Patriotism to the Country.

CLASS G - AGRICULTURE
Sheaf grains must be tied in 6" circumference displays. Vine crop vegetable must have stems. Please do not wash or brush vegetables or fruits.. "Planning, Growing and Preparing Vegetables for Exhibits" EC741231 is a pamphlet which may be obtained from the Extension Agent's Office.
All Grains $2.00 $1.00
1. Wheat
2. Oats
3. Millet
4. Sunflower (Oil)
5. Sunflower (Confection)

Sheaf Grains $2.00 $1.00
6. Alfalfa
7. Barley
8. Field corn, 3 stalks
9. Grass, 3 kinds
10. Millet
11. Northern beans
12. Pinto beans
13. Oats
14. Rye
15. Irrigated forage sorghums, 5 stalks
16. Irrigated grain sorghums, 5 stalks
17. Dryland forage sorghums, 5 stalks
18. Dryland grain sorghums, 5 stalks
19. Sudan
20. Wheat

Corn (10 ears shucked) $2.00 $1.00
21. Irrigated, white
22. Irrigated, yellow
23. Popcorn, white, yellow or purple
24. Sweet Corn

Cucubertas $2.00 $1.00
25. Cucumber, 3 slicers, 3 canners, 3 picklers
26. Muskmelon, cantaloupe, 1
27. Pumpkin, 1
28. Squash, fall, 1
29. Squash, summer, 1
30. Squash, winter, 1
31. Watermelon, 1
32. Novelty, anything large, unusual, malformed

Vegetables $2.00 $1.00
33. Asparagus, 5 stalks
34. Beans, yellow, 10
35. Beans, green, 10
36. Beans, purple, 10
37. Beans, pole 10
38. Beets, red 3
39. Broccoli, 3
40. Brussel sprouts, 5
41. Carrots, long, 3
42. Carrots, plump, 3
43. Cabbage, red, 1 head
44. Cabbage, green, 1 head
45. Celery, 1 plant
46. Cauliflower, 1 head
47. Eggplant, 1
48. Kohlrabi, 3
49. Lettuce, 1 head, 3 leaf plants
50. Onions, sweet, 3 red, 3 yellow, 3 white
51. Onions, winter, 3
52. Parsnips, 3
53. Peppers, green, 3 bell, 3 sweet, 3 hot
54. Peas, 5 whole pods
55. Potatoes, irrigated, 5 white, 5 red
56. Potatoes, dryland, 5 white, 5 red
57. Radishes, 5 red, 5 white
58. Tomatoes, 3 canning, 3 slicers, 3 preserves, 3 cherry
59. Turnips, 3
60. Novelty, anything large, unusual, malformed

Fruits $2.00 $1.00
61. Apples, canning 3, eating 3, crab 3
62. Apples, 1 each of 3 varieties
63. Currants, 10
64. Chokecherries, 10
65. Gooseberries, 10
66. Nectarines, 3
67. Peaches, 3
68. Pears, 3
69. Plums, 3
70. Raspberries, 10
71. Rhubarb, 6 stalks
72. Strawberries, 10
73. Novelty, anything large, unusual, malformed
74. Miscellaneous

Herbs $2.00 $1.00
75. Mint, 1 plant
76. Garlic, 1 stalk
77. Basil
78. Parley, 2 stems
79. Endive, 1 plant
80. Dill, 3 stems w/heads
81. Miscellaneous

CLASS P - PHOTOGRAPHY
All entries shall not have been exhibited at any prior fair. Exhibitor must have taken original exposure. All prints 5x7 or larger must be on photograhic mount board or heavy cardboard. Framed prints will not be accepted. Color Slide Requirements: Slides must be 2" x 2" and identifed with entrants name, title for a slide and category number. All slides must be spotted for desired projection with slide right side up, emusion away from viewer and spot in lower left corner. Flat Top Camera Club will pay $10.00 to entry judges Best of Show.
Section 1-Black and White Prints (Enter one print in each category) $3.00 $100
1. Scenics
2. Wild Animals
3.Domestic animals
4. Wild birds
5. Domestic fowl
6. A. Trees B. Flowers
7. Insects
8. Fruits and vegetables
9. Architecture
10. Occupation
11. Candid
12. Portrait
13. Sports
14. Silhouettes
15. Still life, table top arrangements
16. Action
17. Seasons, weather
18. Night
19. Miscellaneous

Section 2-Color Prints (Enter one print in each category) $3.00 $100
20. Scenics
21. Wild Animals
22. Domestic animals
23. Wild birds
24. Domestic fowl
25. A. Trees B. Flowers
26. Insects
27. Fruits and vegetables
28. Architecture
29. Occupation
30. Candid
31. Portrait
32. Sports
33. Silhouettes
34. Still life, table top arrangements
35. Action
36. Seasons, weather
37. Night
38. Miscellaneous

Section 3-Black and White Prints (Enter one print in each category) - (exposure and all processing and printing must have been done by entrant). $3.00 $2.00
39. Scenics
40. Wild Animals
41. Domestic animals
42. Wild birds
43. Domestic fowl
44. A. Trees B. Flowers
45. Insects
46. Fruits and vegetables
47. Architecture
48. Occupation
49. Candid
50. Portrait
51. Sports
52. Silhouettes
53. Still life, table top arrangements
54. Action
55. Seasons, weather
56. Night
57. Miscellaneous

Section 4-Color Prints (Enter one print in each category)- (exposure and all processing and printing must have been done by entrant). $3.00 $2.00
58. Scenics
59. Wild Animals
60. Domestic animals
61. Wild birds
62. Domestic fowl
63. A. Trees B. Flowers
64. Insects
65. Fruits and vegetables
66. Architecture
67. Occupation
68. Candid
69. Portrait
70. Sports
71. Silhouettes
72. Still life, table top arrangements
73. Action
74. Seasons, weather
75. Night
76. Miscellaneous

Section 5-Color Slides (Enter one slide in each category) $3.00 $100
77. Scenics
78. Wild Animals
79. Domestic animals
80. Wild birds
81. Domestic fowl
82. A. Trees B. Flowers
83. Insects
84. Fruits and vegetables
85. Architecture
86. Occupation
87. Candid
88. Portrait
89. Sports
90. Silhouettes
91. Still life, table top arrangements
92. Action
93. Seasons, weather
94. Night
95. Miscellaneous

Section 6-Miscellaneous
96. Albums $5.00 $3.00
97. Sequence 3 or more photos, mounted $4.00 $2.00


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