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CULINARY, CRAFTS, AND TEXTILES DIVISION RULES

McCracken County Cooperative Extension Service

The McCracken County Fair website crew does its best to verify and post accurate and complete info. Please download the file above to receive the exact same copy we received from the Extension Office.  

 

1. All entries to be entered on Monday, June 25, 2018 between the hours of 7:30

a.m. and 10:30 a.m. All entries must be removed Monday, July 2, 2018 between

7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Premium money will be paid when exhibits are picked up.

Premiums will be forfeited for entries not picked up by 9 a.m. July 2, 2018.

 

2. Judging of exhibits will be Monday, July 2, 2018. Only workers and judges will

be allowed in Culinary, Crafts and Textiles section of Floral Hall during judging.

 

3. Exhibits limited to McCracken county residents or members of a McCracken

County organization, ages 18 and over.

 

4. Any exhibitor removing their exhibit before Monday, July 2, 2018 will forfeit

their prize money. No exceptions.

 

5. All articles in Crafts & Textiles must be handmade and completed within 3

years prior to this year’s Fair in order to be eligible for entrance in this department

and must have been work of the exhibitor.

 

6. All exhibits must be clean or they will not be judged.

 

7. All professional or foreign work will be barred in this department. One who

derives the major part of income from type of work being exhibited by them is

considered a professional in this department.

 

8. Judges may, at their discretion, award a ribbon of such grade as the article

deserves.

 

9. EXHIBITORS must determine the appropriate class for their entry. Any article

not up to standard in the class in which it is exhibited can be disqualified by the

judge. Any entry must remain in the category determined by the EXHIBITOR.

 

10. No exhibitor will be allowed to exhibit more than one article in any one class.

 

11. Family member(s) cannot enter “like” items.

 

12. An exhibitor winning a purple rosette in a class one year is barred from

exhibiting the same article in that class the next year at the McCracken County

Fair.

 

13. If there is more than one article in any exhibit (such as towels, table mats, etc.)

they should be fastened together securely.

 

14. The management will not be responsible for any article exhibited but due care

and diligence will be given in the handling of articles.

 

15. The Fair will not act as a selling agency. No articles can be shown in the

department with a “For Sale” tag or name of exhibitor attached. Any sales must be

between the owner and the prospective purchaser. The superintendent of the

department will be glad to give name and address of owner.

 

16. No pictures accepted unless framed and/or fixed for hanging.

 

17. The management will not be responsible for exhibits not picked up by 9:00

a.m. on July 2, 2018.

 

SECTION A-7001 – CANNING DEPARTMENT

1. Canned foods must be in standard jars with regulation-sealed tops.

2. Canned foods should be preserved no more than 1 year prior to this year’s Fair

date.

3. Dirty jars, rusty lids or unsealed jars will be disqualified.

4. Bands are to be removed from jars before entering.

5. One jar may be entered in each class.

6. Judges will not taste contents of jars.

7. Classes are as follows: *other means an entry not listed below.

8. Call Extension office for judging rule guidelines

 

Jam

1. Blackberry

2. Blueberry

3. Peach

4. Pear

5. Strawberry

6. Raspberry

7. Other*

 

Jelly

8. Apple

9. Blackberry

10. Cherry

11. Grape

12. Strawberry

13. Plum

14. Other*

 

Preserves-Butters

15. Apple Butter

16. Blackberry

17. Orange Marmalade

18. Peach

19. Peach Butter

20. Pear

21. Strawberry

22. Other*

 

Fruits

23. Apples

24. Applesauce

25. Blackberries

26. Peaches

27. Pears

28. Other*

 

Pickles & Relish

29. Beets

30. Bread and Butter

31. Corn Relish

32. Cucumber-Dill

33. Cucumber-Sour

34. Cucumber-Sweet

35. Okra

36. Peppers

37. Salsa

38. Sweet Relish

39. Other*

 

Vegetables

40. Beans-Green

41. Beets

42. Carrots

43. Corn

44. Peas

45. Soup Mixture

46. Tomatoes

47. Tomato Juice

48. Other*

 

Sauces

49. Bar-B-Q

50. Chili

51. Ketchup

52. Spaghetti

53. Taco

54. Tomato

55. Other

 

SECTION A-7002 – FOODS DEPARTMENT

1. All foods should be placed on a Styrofoam or plastic plate and placed in a

resealable plastic bag (Ziploc).

2. No cream pies will be accepted.

3. Classes are as follows: *Other means an entry not listed below.

 

Yeast Breads

1. Sweet Rolls (plate of 4)

2. Yeast Rolls (plate of 4)

3. Other*

 

Quick Breads

4. Banana Bread (1/2 loaf)

5. Biscuits (plate of 4)

6. Cornbread (plate of 4)

7. Muffins (plate of 4)

8. Zucchini Bread (1/2 loaf)

9. Other*

 

Brownies

10. Chocolate (plate of 4)

11. Other*
Cakes (1/4 cake)

12. Angel Food (uniced)

13. Coffee Cake

14. Pound (uniced)

15. Spice

16. White

17. Other*

 

Candy

18. Chocolate Fudge (4 pieces)

19. Divinity (4 pieces)

20. Peanut Brittle (4 pieces)

21. Peanut Butter Fudge (4 pieces)

22. Other*

 

Cookies (plate of 4)

23. Bar

24. Chocolate Chip

25. Oatmeal

26. Sugar

27. Other*

 

Pies (1/4)

28. Chess

29. Fruit

30. Pecan

31. Other (no cream)*

 

SECTION A-7003 – QUILT DEPARTMENT

1. Classes are as follows: *Other means an entry not listed below

2. Only two people allowed to work on each quilt entered. Group quilts will not be accepted.

 

Hand Quilted

1. Appliqued Quilt

2. Appliqued Wall Hanging

3. Appliqued and Pieced Quilt

4. Appliqued and Pieced Wall Hanging

5. Baby Quilt

6. Hand Embroidered Quilt

7. Machine Embroidered Quilt

8. First Quilt

9. Knit Fabric Quilt

10. Painted Quilt

11. Pieced Quilt

12. Pieced Wall Hanging

13. Theme Quilt

14. Other Quilt*

15. Other Wall Hanging*

 

Machine Quilted

16. Appliqued Quilt

17. Appliqued Wall Hanging

18. Appliqued & Pieced Quilt

19. Appliqued & Pieced Wall Hanging

20. Baby Quilt

21. Hand Embroidered Quilt

22. Machine Embroidered Quilt

23. First Quilt

24. Knit Fabric Quilt

25. Painted Quilt

26. Pieced Quilt

27. Pieced Wall Hanging

28. Theme Quilt

29. Other Quilt*

30. Other Wall Hanging*

 

SECTION A-7004 – CLOTHING DEPARTMENT

Classes are as follows: *Other means an entry not listed below

 

Apparel

1. Boys

2. Girls

3. Ladies

4. Men’s

5. Other*

 

Aprons

6. Full

7. Skirt

 

Decorated Shirts

8. Appliqued (Machine)

9. Appliqued (Iron on)

10. Painted (Embellished or Jeweled)

11. Other*

 

Doll Clothing

12. Doll Clothing
Jacket

13. Polar Fleece

14. Other*

 

Jewelry

15. Bracelet

16. Necklace

17. Earrings

18. Set (combination of above)

19. Other*

 

Miscellaneous

20. Tote bag

21. Handbag

22. Wallet

23. Scarf

24. Tutu

25. Bib

26. Burp Cloth

27. Shoes

28. Other*

 

SECTION A-7005 – STITCHERY DEPARTMENT

Classes are as follows: *Other means an entry not listed below

 

Crochet

1. Afghan

2. Baby Set

3. Doily

4. Scarf

5. Shawl

6. Slippers

7. Sweater

8. Vest

9. Other*

 

Counted Cross-Stitch

11. Fabric 12” and under on 7-14 count (framed or finished item)

12. Fabric 12” and under; count over 14 (framed or finished item)

13. Fabric over 12” on 7-14 count (framed or finished item)

14. Fabric over 12”; count over 14 (framed or finished item)

15. Other*

 

Hand Embroidery

16. Napkins

17. Pillow

18. Pillowcase

19. Other*

 

Home Accessories (Machine Made)

20. Pillow

21. Pillowcase

22. Placemats

23. Napkins

24. Tablecloth

25. Curtains

26. Other*

 

Knitting

27. Afghan

28. Baby Set

29. Doily

30. Scarf

31. Shawl

32. Slippers

33. Sweater

34. Vest

35. Other*

 

Machine Embroidery

34. Napkins

35. Pillow

36. Pillowcase

37. Shirt

38. Other*

 

Miscellaneous Stitchery

39. Applique (Machine)

40. Applique (Hand)

41. Rug

42. Candle wicking

43. Other*

 

Needlepoint

44. Pillow

45. Plastic Canvas

46. Other*

 

Silk Ribbon Embroidery

47. Silk Ribbon Embroidery

 

SECTION A-7006 CREATIVE CRAFTS DEPARTMENT

Classes are as follows: *Other means an entry not listed below.

 

Baskets

1. Decorated

2. Rag

3. Paper

4. Woven

5. Other*

 

Ceramics

6. Ceramics

 

Door Decorations

7. Fabric

8. Grapevine Wreath

9. Other Wreath

10. Other*

 

Table Decorations

11. Floral

12. Other*

 

Paintings/Drawings

13. Acrylic

14. Charcoal

15. Oil

16. Pastels

17. Pencil

18. Water Colors

19. Other*

 

Photography Mounted

20. Black & White

21. Color

22. Other*

 

Soft Sculpture

23. Animal

24. Doll

25. Other*

 

Stained Glass

26. Stained Blass

 

Tole Painting

27. Metal

28. Wood

29. Other*

 

Wall Hangings

30. Tin Punch

31. Wreath

32. Other*

 

Wooden Articles

33. Accessories

34. Furniture

35. Lathe turned

36. Toys

37. Article made from kit

38. Other*

 

Paper Crafts

39. Scrapbooking (2 pages)

40. Greeting Card (2 cards)

41. Other*

 

Candles

42. Candles

 

Unusual Craft

43. Unusual Craft

 

SECTION A-7007 – HOLIDAY CRAFTS DEPARTMENT

Classes are as follows: *Other means an entry not listed below or in the Creative

Crafts Department.

 

Christmas

1. Centerpiece

2. Decorated shirt

3. Door decoration (other than wreath)

4. Ornaments (set of 3)

5. Stocking

6. Tree Skirt

7. Wreath

8. Other*

 

Halloween

9. Centerpiece

10. Decorated shirt

11. Door decoration (other than wreath)

12. Wreath

13. Other*

 

Easter

14. Centerpiece

15. Decorated Shirt

16. Door decoration (other than wreath)

17. Wreath

18. Other*

 

Holiday (other than those listed)

19. Centerpiece

20. Decorated shirt

21. Door decoration (other than wreath)

22. Wreath

23. Other*

 

SECTION A-7008 – RECYCLED CRAFTS DEPARTMENT

Classes are as follows: *Other means an entry not listed below.

Must attach note describing current use of item and its use before altering.

Item without note attached will be disqualified.

 

Recycled

1. Metal

2. Cloth

3. Glass

4. Paper

5. Plastic

6. Wood

7. Combinations of the above

8. Other*