Lucas Sandoe, Chairperson– 717-679-5755

Vegetable Rules

1. If the correct number of specimens is not displayed, or the exhibit is not displayed in the manner described, the exhibit will be disqualified. Read class specifications carefully.

2. All entries must have been grown by exhibitor. (Except Classes 66-71)

3. Paper display plates will be provided.

4. Pre-registration is needed. Entry fee will not be collected until the day entry is brought to the Fair.

DIVISION 1– Home Garden                                DIVISION 2– Commercial

*Commercial Exhibitors may exhibit in classes 1-57 of the commercial division only. Classes 58-71 are not included in the commercial division. The commercial division is primarily for exhibitors who make a substantial part of their living raising & selling vegetables. (i.e.: farm markets, contract growers, growers of large amounts of specific vegetables, etc.) 

 

Bean Classes:

(Bush, Pole)

01. Green (10 pods)

02. Yellow (10 pods)

03. Limas (10 pods)

04. Any other (10 pods)

05. Dry, Shelled (1 pint)

06. Green, Shelled (1 pint)

Other Vegetable Classes:

07. Beets, Topped (3 specimens)

08. Cabbage (1 head)

09. Carrots, Topped (5 roots)

10. Celery (1 plant in soil)

Corn Classes: (husks on)

11. Yellow (5 ears)

12. White (5 ears)

13. Bi-color (5 ears)

Cucumber Classes:

14. Pickling, 5” & under (5 specimens)

15. Slicing, over 5” (5 specimens)

Other Vegetable Classes:

16. Eggplant (1 specimen)

17. Endive (1 plant in soil)

18. Gourds, may be mixed (3 specimens)

19. Lettuce (1 plant in soil)

Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) Classes:

20. Under 6” (1 specimen)

21. 6” & Over (1 specimen)

Other Vegetable Classes:

22. Parsley, in water (5 sprigs)

Pepper Classes:

23. Sweet, green (3 specimens)

24. Sweet, red (3 specimens)

25. Sweet, other (3 specimens)

26. Hot, cherry bomb or similar (3 specimens)

27. Hot, jalapeno or similar (3 specimens)

28. Hot, cayenne, Italian, thai or other (3 specimens)

Potato Classes

31. Red (5 specimens)

32. White (5 specimens)

33. Other (5 specimens)

34. Largest (1 specimen)

Pumpkin Classes:

35. Field type (1 specimen)

36. Neck type– over 15” long (1 specimen)

Summer Squash Classes:

37. Yellow (1 specimen)

38. Cocozelle, zucchini (1 specimen)

39. Any Other (1 specimen)

40. Largest Zucchini (1 specimen)

Winter Squash Classes:

41. Spaghetti (1 specimen)

42. Acorn (1 specimen)

43. Any Other (1 specimen)

Tomato Classes: (remove stems)

44. Cherry (5 specimens)

45. Red (5 specimens)

46. Green (5 specimens)

47. Plum or Pear (5 specimens)

48. Grape Tomatoes (5 specimens)

49. Yellow (5 specimens)

50. Largest (1 specimen)

Other Vegetable or Fruit Classes:

51. Watermelon (1 specimen)

52. Any Other Vegetable or non-tree fruit

53. Vegetable Freaks

Bulb Vegetables:

54. Onion, Red Topped (5 specimens)

55. Onion, White Topped (5 specimens)

56. Onion, Yellow Topped (5 specimens)

57. Garlic (5 specimens)

Herb Classes:

58. Dill (3 sprigs)

59. Mint (3 sprigs)

60. Basil (3 sprigs)

61. Any Other (3 sprigs)

62. Bouquet of 3 different herb sprigs

63. Potted container herb garden (3 or more herbs)

Premiums: (Classes 1-63) 1st-$3.00; 2nd-$2.50; 3rd-$2.00; 4th-$1.50; 5th-$1.00 

ENTRY FEE: $.30

64. Market Basket, five or more kinds of vegetables attractively displayed.

Premiums: 1st-$6.00; 2nd-$5.00; 3rd-$4.00; 4th-$3.00; 5th-$2.00                           ENTRY FEE: $.60

65. Home Garden, 10 or more kinds of vegetable, not less than three specimens of each kind.

Premiums: 1st-$15.00; 2nd-$12.00; 3rd-$10.00; 4th-$8.00; 5th-$6.00

ENTRY FEE: $1.50

*A High Point Rosette will be given to the person with the most points in Dept. 13 based on the following system:

-Three points for a first place entry

-Two points for a second place entry

-One point for a third place entry

Vegetable Dress-Up Classes:

66. People

67. Animals

68. Sports

69. Vehicles

70. Prettiest

71. Ugliest

Premiums: 1st-$6.00; 2nd-$5.00; 3rd-$4.00; 4th-$3.00; 5th-$2.00

ENTRY FEE: $.60