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Dept N - Canning
Dept O - Pastries
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Livestock General Rules and Regulations
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Dept N

Department N
Canning

Chairpersons: Melody Rose, Darlene Moore, & Virginia Williams


All entries in this department accepted on Saturday, July 29 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. 

1)       Classes 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10 submitted in standard “mason” canning jars (quarts, pints, half-pints, or quarter pint sizes).

2)       Classes 3, 4, & 5 exhibited in standard “mason” canning jars (pints or 1/2 pint sizes).

3)       All jars must be sealed.

4)       Rings must be left on the jar.

5)       All entries must have been produced since the previous Fair.

6)       All entries must conform to USDA or Ball/Kerr Blue Book Guidelines.

7)       No “hot” jars accepted for judging.

8)       Jars may not have “decorations” (i.e. Fabric) or any labeling other than name of product in jar (please place this label on the bottom of the jar). 

9)       No colored jars or “Wal-Mart” jars accepted.

10)   No zinc lids accepted.

 A $25.00 Premium Best-of-Show given in Department N, sponsored by Ace Hardware.

All premium checks void after sixty (60) days.

 Score Card for Canned Products
Product color, quality, & uniformity of pieces – 60
Liquid and pack clarity – 30
General appearance of exhibit
and appearance of jar – 10
TOTAL – 100

Score Card for Jam & Jelly
Appearance – natural color of fruit, clear sparkling,
 transparent, free from  sediment & cloudiness – 50
Consistency – Firm enough to hold shape yet tender
and quivery – 40,
 Containers – 10
TOTAL – 100

 All Classes - AWARDS: 1st - $4.00; 2nd - $3.00; 3rd - $2.00

CLASS 1 – Fresh Fruits
Lot 1 - Apples
Lot 2 - Applesauce (no spices)
Lot 3 - Blueberries, Raspberries, Boysenberry or Blackberries
Lot 4 - Grapes
Lot 5 - Peaches
Lot 6 - Pears
Lot 7 - Any Other

CLASS 2 – Vegetables
Lot 1 - Beans, green
Lot 2 - Beets
Lot 3 - Corn
Lot 4 - Pepper, hot or sweet, any color
Lot 5 - Soup Mixture
Lot 6 - Tomatoes
Lot 7 - Carrots
Lot 8 - Any Other

CLASS 3 – Jams & Preserves

Jam - A thick, cooked mixture of fruit, sugar and pectin, usually containing pieces of fruit.

Preserves - A thick cooked mixture of whole or cut up fruit, sugar and pectin, usually containing pieces of fruit and its seeds (i.e. Strawberry or blueberry).

Marmalade - A Jellied fruit preserve that contains pieces of rind (usually citrus fruit).
Lot 1 - Boysenberry, Blackberry, Blueberry or Raspberry
Lot 2 - Cherry
Lot 3 - Grape
Lot 4 - Marmalade
Lot 5 - Peach
Lot 6 - Strawberry

Lot 7 - Any Other

CLASS 4 – Butters - A thick, dark preserve made by slowly cooking fruit, sugar, spices and cider together.
Lot 1 - Apple Butter
Lot 2 - Any Other

CLASS 5 - Jellies - A clear, cooked mixture of fruit juice, sugar and usually pectin.
Lot 1 - Apple
Lot 2 - Boysenberry, Blackberry or Raspberry
Lot 3 - Fruit Mixture
Lot 4 - Grape

Lot 5 - Any other Jelly

CLASS 6 – Spreads & Syrups
Lot 1 - Savory Spread
Lot 2 - Sweet Spread
Lot 3 - Maple Syrup, home-tapped

CLASS 7 – Pickles & Relish
Lot 1 - Beet Pickles or Relish
Lot 2 - Chili Sauce
Lot 3 - Chow-Chow
Lot 4 - Corn Relish
Lot 5 - Cucumber Pickles, sweet (Bread & Butter Pickles)
Lot 6 - Cucumber Pickles, sweet (other)
Lot 7 - Dill Beans
Lot 8 - Dill Pickle
Lot 9 - Green Tomato Relish
Lot 10 - Mixed Other Pickles
Lot 11 - Okra
Lot 12 - Other Pickles
Lot 13 - Other Relish
Lot 14 - Peppers
Lot 15 - Pepper Relish
Lot 16 - Sauerkraut
Lot 17 - Squash Pickles or Relish
Lot 18 - Sweet Pickle Relish
Lot 19 - Any Other

CLASS 8 – Sauces
Lot 1 - Pizza or Spaghetti Sauce, Meatless (pressure processed)
Lot 2 - Salsa
Lot 3 - Any Other

CLASS 9 – Canned & Dried Meats
Lot 1 - Beef
Lot 2 - Pork
Lot 3 - Wild Meat
Lot 4 - Lard

 

CLASS 10 – Juices
Lot 1 - Apple
Lot 2 - Grape
Lot 3 - Tomato
Lot 4 - Any Other

 CLASS 9 - Best of Show
AWARDS: Rosette and $25.00 sponsored by Ace Hardware

 Participation Award:

Awards: 1st - $30.00; 2nd - $20.00; 3rd - $10.00

Canning - 1 point for each item entered.

3 points for each blue ribbon

2 points for each red ribbon

1 point for each white ribbon

15 points for Best of Show

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