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FRUIT & VEGETABLE PRIZE LIST

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GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS 2024

ENTRIES Complete entries online using above link. Entry forms may be printed and submitted by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Entries must be received by midnight Sunday, September 15.

IMPORTANT DATES:

ENTRIES CLOSE: Register your entries by midnight Sunday, September 15, 2024.

BRING EXHIBITS:On Wednesday, September 18, 2024 between 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm bring exhibits to the Big Tent at the fairgrounds. White entry tags to be attached before bringing items to the fairgrounds.

REMOVE EXHIBITS: Sunday, September 22, 2024 between 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Prize money cheques to be picked up at this time.

RULE: Vegetables and fruit to be grown by exhibitor unless otherwise noted.

GUIDELINES - What the judge looks for

  • Choose medium sized carrots, potatoes, and beets
  • Beets and carrots topped to 2.5 cm (1")
  • Choose regular shaped specimens. Leave stems attached.
  • Choose specimens as nearly the same shape and size as possible.
  • Potatoes: Wipe mud and dirt off. Polish with a dry cloth. Do not wash.
  • Choose large onions. Do not peel, only remove dirty outer skins. Top to 2.5-5 cm (1-2")
  • Choose large squash.
  • Pumpkins and squash must have stems on.

Prizes: 1st: $5.00, 2nd: $4.00, 3rd: $3.00. 

VEGETABLES - Section "VE"

Class

  1. Beans, dried, any variety, 500 ml container,  named, 
  2. Beets, any variety, 3
  3. Brussels sprouts, 1 litre / quart
  4. Cabbage, any variety, 1
  5. Carrots, long, over 5", 3
  6. Carrots, medium, under 5", 3
  7. Corn, ornamental, 3
  8. Cucumbers for slicing, 3
  9. Garlic, 3 bulbs
  10. Kale, 3 leaves tied together
  11. Onions, red, 3
  12. Onions, Spanish, 3
  13. Onions, yellow, 3
  14. Peppers, sweet, any colour, 3
  15. Peppers, hot, 4
  16. Potato, heaviest by weight
  17. Potatoes, red, 5
  18. Potatoes, white, 5
  19. Field pumpkin, 1
  20. Mini pumpkin, 2
  21. Pie pumpkin, 1
  22. Squash, collection of 3 types, in suitable container, named
  23. Sunflower, largest head, no more than 1' stalk
  24. Sunflowers, 2 tied together. Heads less than 8"
  25. Tomatoes, truss of cherry variety
  26. Tomatoes, any colour (not cherry), stems on, 3
  27. Tomatoes, Roma, stems on, 3
  28. Zucchini, under 8", 2
  29. Zucchini, longest
  30. Vegetable not listed, named on tag
FRUIT - Section "FR"

class

  1. Apples, fall variety named, red, 4
  2. Apples, fall variety named, green, 4
  3. Apples, fall variety named, any other colour, 4
  4. Berries, 1 pint, named
  5. Best muskmelon
  6. Best watermelon
SPECIALS - Section "SP"

Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $5. Exception: class 1

class

  1. Largest Field Pumpkin by weight. Prizes: $25, $15, $10. 1st prize sponsored in memory of Roger Demarest by his family.
  2. "Autumn Bounty" using fruit, flowers and vegetables to express the season. Maximum 4'x4', arrangement and variety to count. Not necessarily grown by exhibitor.
  3. "Best Collection of Vegetables" Maximum 10 kinds of vegetables, 2 of each kind, must include tomatoes. All vegetables to be named, not to exceed 3'x3', number and arrangement of vegetables to count. Exhibitor's choice of container. Must be grown by exhibitor.
  4. Scarecrow - 3-5' tall. Must be able to stand or sit on its own.
"JUDGE'S CHOICE" in memory of Spencer Elmes

$10.00 and Rosette to best entry in:

Vegetables - sponsored by Keith and Susan Elmes

Fruit - sponsored by Neil and Monica Elmes

The EDNA PIPE AWARD to the exhibitor winning most points in Vegetables and Fruit. $25.00 & rosette.

Must receive a minimum of 15 points. Specials are not included.