P:  JUNIOR DEPARTMENT

 

Superintendent - Stephanie Theis

Amount offered:  $4,290

The fair association will not be responsible for items not collected after 3:00 pm on Sunday, August 27.2017

All entries for Classes N and P must be entered and in place by 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 19, 2017

Class N and P Rules:

 

1.  Section 260.95 Junior Classes (age changed to same as 4-H age requirements).   Junior classes are eligible for premium state aid only if they are open to boys and girls who are 8 years of age or in the third grade and not yet 19 years of age on or before September 1 of the year previous to the fair."  (effective 2006)  (Meaning:  Must be between 8-18 years of age by Sept 1. of the year before the fair.)

 

2.  Any youth living outside of the county, but belonging to an organized club or group or attending school within Union or Johnson County, may enter exhibits at the Union County Fair.

3.  Each exhibitor will assume all risk for his/her exhibit.

4.  All junior entries other than livestock will be entered Saturday, August 19, 2017 between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

5.  $3.00 entry fee per exhibit.  NO REFUNDS

6.  Each exhibitor must present a completed exhibitor's entry form with the entry fee at the time of entering exhibits.

7.  There must be an entry tag for each entry.  This tag will be secured at the point of registration at the time the exhibits are brought in. 

8.  Any youth that exhibits at the fair will receive a pass free of charge upon proof of exhibit.  This pass, an arm band, is good for all days of the fair. 

9.  No exhibit will be released prior to 1:00 pm on Sunday, August 27, 2017 and all exhibits must be picked up before 3:00 pm, Sunday August 27, 2017.  The fair board reserves the right to withhold payment of premiums to individuals who do not abide by this rule.

10.  No exhibit may be removed without presenting a claim check to the division superintendent.

11. Division superintendents will act as supervisors of exhibits in all classes.  

12.  Decisions of the judges will be final in all classes.

13.  THE MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY EXHIBITS DEEMED UNWORTHY OR WHICH DO NOT CONFORM TO THE CLASS DESCRIPTION.

 

All entry fees are $3.00 for each entry.

Premiums for this Department are:  1st $12; 2nd $10; 3rd $8.

Section 1:  JUNIOR GARDEN AND FIELD CROPS

 

All entries must be grown by the exhibitor and should be ideal market stage.

1700 - Decorative exhibit of vegetables grown by exhibitor, to include 6 varieties.

1701 - Exhibit of vegetables, 1 peck, at least 5 kinds, ages 8-13.

1702 - Exhibit of vegetables, 1 peck, at least 5 kinds, ages 14-18.

1703 - Commercial garden exhibit, peck, one kind of vegetable.

1704 - Pumpkin, "Best Pumpkin"

1705 - Largest field pumpkin, 1

1706 - Watermelon, 1 largest

1707 - Best watermelon

1708 - Muskmelon, 1

1709 - Sweet corn, 6 ears, this year's crop, with husk

1710 - Tomatoes, 5 ripe

1711 - Tomato, largest

1712 - Potatoes, White, any variety, 5

1713 - Potatoes, red, any variety, 5

1714 -Sweet Onion, 5

1715 -Sweet peppers, 5 on a  plate

1716 - Yellow Squash, 3

1717 - Zucchini squash, 3

1718 - Okra, 6

1719 - Snap Beans, 12 on a plate

1720 - Marketing Cucumber, 3

1721 - Eggplant, 3

1722 - Sunflower, seeded, best (most mature)

1723 - Sunflower, seeded, largest

1724 - Gourds, 5

1725 - Any crop not otherwise mentioned

Champion crop exhibit trophy

Reserve Champion crop exhibit, trophy

 

SECTION 2: JUNIOR FLOWERS

Only one exhibit of flowers per class shall be allowed each exhibitor.  It is recommended that exhibits be made in narrow-necked bottles that are not taller than half of the length of the stem of the specimen exhibited.  All flower containers must be satisfactorily weighted.  Foliage should be left on the specimen exhibited.  Exhibit must be grown and entered by exhibitor.  Flowers must be entered by 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 19, 2017 for judging that evening.

1726-Zinnia, giant, 1 color, 3 blooms

1727-Zinnia, dwarf, mixed colors, 3 blooms

1728-Zinnia, dwarf, 1 color, 3 blooms

1729-Zinnia, giant, mixed colors, 3 blooms

1730-Marigold, large, 3 blooms

1731-Marigold, small, 3 blooms, ages 8-13

1732-Marigold, small, 5 blooms, ages 14-18

1733-Petunias, 1 color, 3 blooms, ages 8-13

1734-Petunias, 1 color, 5 blooms, age 14-18

1735-Any bloom not listed above

1736-A collection of cut flowers, 6 blooms

1737-Perennial flower, large, 1 bloom, or small 3 blooms

1738-Fresh flower arrangement by exhibitor, ages 8-13

1739-Fresh flower arrangement by exhibitor, ages 14-18

1740-Dried artificial arrangement by exhibitor,

      ages 8-13

1741-Dried or artificial arrangement by exhibitor,

      ages 14-18

1742-House plants, flowering

1743-House plants, foliage

1744-Sunflower blooms, 3

1745-Exhibit of fresh herbs

1746-Hanging basket, plant or arrangement

 

Champion flower exhibit Trophy

Reserve Champion Flower exhibit

Champion arrangement, Trophy

Reserve champion arrangement

Special Indoor Flower Trophy

 

 

 

Section 3:  HOME ECONOMICS - FOODS

  All exhibits must be made by exhibitor. Only one entry per class. All baked goods are to be exhibited on paper plates in a closed plastic Zip-loc bag with exhibitor tag attached to plate. No cream fillings or mixes can be used. All canned foods must be canned between 2016 and 2017 fair time, and properly labeled.

 

Canned Fruit and Vegetables:

 

1747-Jams and Jellies, 1 jar

 

1748-Vegetables, 1 jar

1749-Miscellaneous, 1 jar

 

 

Junior Baking

 

1750-Cookies, 3, exhibitor ages 8-11

1751-Cookies, 3, exhibitor ages 12-14

1752-Cookies, 3, exhibitor ages 15-18

1753-Brownies, 3, exhibitor ages 8-11

1754-Brownies, 3, exhibitor ages 12-14

1755-Brownies, 3, exhibitor ages 15-18

1756-Fruit, nut or other quick bread, 1/2 loaf,  ages 8-12

1757-Fruit, nut or other quick bread, 1/2 loaf,  ages 13-18

1758-Yeast bread or rolls, 1/2 loaf or 3 rolls

1759-Small cake or 3 cupcakes on a plate

1760-Pie crust shell or other pastry

1761-Candy, 3 pieces

1762-Microwave cooking, small cake, 3 candies, or 3 bar cookies

1763-International dessert, 3 servings, include recipe  and country originated from

1764-Cake decorating, 1/2 or small

1765-Holiday baking, 3 servings (examples: Christmas cookies, edible holiday wreaths)

 

 

 

Section 4:  JUNIOR CLOTHING

All sewing and needlework projects must be made by the exhibitor and of current year's work. All garments must be clean and well pressed.

Only one entry per class by a single exhibitor.

 

Exhibitors Age 8-13

1766-Sportswear

1767-Wearable art painted, printed or stenciled

1768-Simple sewn article of clothing

1769-Any item not otherwise mentioned

1770-Accessories, any exhibitor 8-18

 

 

 

Section 5:  JUNIOR ADVANCED CLOTHING CLASSES

Exhibitors Age 14-18

All sewing and needlework projects must be made by the exhibitor and of current year's work. All garments must be clean and well pressed.

Only one entry per class by a single exhibitor. 

 

1771-Sportswear

1772-Wearable art painted, printed, stenciled, beaded, or sequined

1773-Simple sewn article of clothing

1774-Cotton or blend ensemble dress or ensemble

1775-Any garment not otherwise mentioned

 

Champion Clothing exhibit, Trophy given

Reserve Champion Clothing exhibit, trophy

 

 

Section 6:  HOME ARTS

1776-Knitted, crocheted, needlepoint, crewel or other needlework

1777-Best embroidered item

1778-Best stained glass item

1779-Ceramic item, or stone work,  exhibitor ages 8-13

1780-Ceramic item, or stone work,  exhibitor ages 14-18

1781-Pretty punch or latch hook

1782-Decorated wall hangings, pillow, etc.; painted, printed or dyed

1783-Home arts item not otherwise mentioned,

      exhibitor ages 8-13

1784-Home arts item not otherwise mentioned,

      exhibitor ages 14-18

1785-Pillow, toy or other stuffed home arts item

1786-Weaved item

1787-Duct Tape Item

1788-Decorated Tote Purses, not sewn, ages 8-13,

1789-DecoratedTote Purses, not sewn, ages 14-18

 

Champion Home Arts exhibit trophy

Reserve Champion Home Arts exhibit, trophy

 

 

Section 7:  CRAFTS AND HOBBIES

 

 

 

JUNIOR WOODWORK, ELECTRICAL, METAL

 

1790-Exhibit any item made of wood not requiring advanced skills, exhibitor ages 8-11

1791-Exhibit any item made of wood, exhibitor ages 12-14

1792-Exhibit any item made of wood, exhibitor ages 15-18

1793-Exhibit of electrical or metal nature, exhibitor ages 8-13

1794-Exhibit of electrical or metal nature, exhibitor ages 14-18

Champion Woodworking Exhibit trophy

Champion electric or metal exhibit trophy 

 

CRAFTS

 

1795-Craft item assembled by a girl from a kit, ages 8-11

1796-Craft item assembled by a girl from a kit, ages 12-14

1797-Craft item assembled by a girl from a kit, ages 15-18

1798-Craft item assembled by a boy from a kit, ages 8-11

1799-Craft item assembled by a boy from a kit, ages 12-14

1800-Craft item assembled by a boy from a kit, ages 15-18

1801-Craft item not made from a kit, girl ages 8-11

1802-Craft item not made from a kit, girl ages 12-14

1803-Craft item not made from a kit, girl ages 15-18

1804-Craft item not made from a kit, boy ages 8-11

1805-Craft item not made from a kit, boy ages 12-14

1806-Craft item not made from a kit, boy ages 15-18

 

HOBBIES

 

1807-Exhibit of one or more models made by exhibitor (cars, boats, planes, etc.)

1808-Most interesting collection by girl, ages 8-11 (limit of 15 items)

1809-Most interesting collection by girl, ages 12-14 (limit of 15 items)

1810-Most interesting collection by girl, ages 15-18 (limit of 15 items)

1811-Most interesting collection by boy, ages 8-11 (limit of 15 items)

1812-Most interesting collection by boy, ages 12-14 (limit of 15 items)

1813-Most interesting collection by boy, ages 15-18 (limit of 15 items)

1814-Exhibit of any hobby not otherwise mentioned, ages 8-11

1815-Exhibit of any hobby not otherwise mentioned, ages 12-14

1816-Exhibit of any hobby not otherwise mentioned, ages 15-18

 Champion crafts and hobbies award trophy

 

 

Section 8:  FINE ARTS

No frames.  Matting is fine, but entries need to be unframed for displaying.

Colored pencils qualify as drawings.

Work must be made by the exhibitor. 

 

1817-Best original drawing, 1 piece, ages 8-9

1818-Best original drawing, 1 piece, ages 10-11

1819-Best original drawing, 1 piece, ages 12-14

1820-Best original drawing, 1 piece, ages 15-18

1821-Best original drawing, 1 piece, ages 8-12, Painting or Charcoal

1822-Best original drawing, 1 piece, ages 13-18, Painting or Charcoal

1823-Best sculpture or carving in any media, ages 8-12

1824-Best sculpture or carving in any  media, ages 13-18

1825-Best original pottery, ages 8-18

1826-Exhibit not otherwise mentioned, ages 8-12

1827-Exhibit not otherwise mentioned, ages 13-18

A champion fine arts trophy will be given.

 

 

Section 9:  GRAPHIC ARTS:  PHOTOGRAPHY, POSTERS, DISPLAYS, SCRAPBOOKS

 

 

 The following entries may be posters, displays, scrapbooks, or exhibits of educational nature to be judged on attractiveness and educational value.

 

  Do not frame for display purposes.

 

 

1828-Exhibit of 5 to 7 photographs, matted, and tells a story, by exhibitor ages 8-11

1829-Exhibit of 5 to 7 photographs,  matted, and tells a story, by exhibitor ages 12-14

1830-Exhibit of 5 to 6 photographs, matted with captions or titled, by exhibitor ages 15-18

1831-Exhibit of 5 photographs of 4-H Club, pack, troop, chapter, etc. meeting or activities, mounted and labeled

1832-Panel, poster or scrapbook showing information on a trip which was taken by the exhibitor. Might include route, pictures or other items of interest on the trip, ages 8-13

1833-Panel, poster or scrapbook showing information on a trip which was taken by the exhibitor. Might include a route, pictures, or other items of interest on the trip, ages 14-18

1834-Panel, poster or scrapbooks of education nature using the 136th Union County Fair Theme:  "Things to do at the Union County Fair".

 

Section 10:  GRAPHIC ARTS: COMPUTER GENERATED

 All entries must be current years work and created by exhibitor.

1835-Power point presentation or other graphic design (Ex: brochures, newsletters, invitations, business cards, posters, signs, advertisements, photo manipulations) - 8 1/2x11, ages 8-11 (print out)

1836-Power point  presentation  or other graphic design (Ex: brochures, newsletters, invitations, business cards, posters, signs, advertisements, photo manipulations)- 8 1/2x11, ages 12-14 (print out)

1837-Power point  presentation or other graphic design (Ex: brochures, newsletters, invitations, business cards, posters, signs, advertisements, photo manipulations) - 8 1/2x11, ages 15-18 (print out)

1838-Union County landmark (graphic and story)

      8 1/2x11, ages 8-13, 

1839-Union County landmark (graphic and story)

      8 1/2x11, ages 14-18, 

 

 

 

 

 Section 11:  JUNIOR CITIZENSHIP

 

1840 - Essay contest subject: "How Would You Modernize the Fair?" on 8 1/2 x 11 paper, 1-2 pages, handwritten, typewritten or computer. Ages 8-11

1841 - Essay contest subject:  "How Would You Modernize the Fair?" on 8 1/2 x 11 paper, 1-2 pages, handwritten,  typewritten, or computer.  Ages 12-14

1842 - Essay contest subject:  "How Would You Modernize the Fair" on  8 1/2 x 11 paper, 1-2 pages, handwritten, typewritten, or computer.  Ages 15-18

 

 Trophy awarded