Class 16 – Vegetables

Vegetables

Horticulture Director: April Newell, 705-563-2871
Associate Director: Meghan Pezzuto

First-time exhibitors with the most points in Section 16 will win $25.00 – Donated by Dianne Spencer.

Rules

1. All vegetables must be grown in the OPEN, by the exhibitor and must not have been previously shown at any other Fair or Exhibition.
2. Only one entry allowed in each section.
3. Entries will be accepted until Thursday, September 12 at 8:30 a.m.
4. Vegetables must be of market size and quality.

Preparations of Exhibits

1. All vegetables should be displayed on paper plates.
2. Choose regular shaped and uniform sized specimens.
3. The vegetables should be free from blemishes of any kind.
4. Polish with a soft, dry cloth.
5. Choose medium sized carrots, beets or tomatoes.
6. Squash, marrow & cucumbers should have stem attached.
7. Onions should have outside skin, do not peel. Tops should be cut back to 1” above the bulb.

Specimen Vegetables

Prize Money: $6, $4, $3

Section

1. Beans – Yellow – 5
2. Beans – Green – 5
3. Beans – Purple – 5
4. Beets – Globe Variety – 5
5. Beets – Cylindrical Variety – 5
6. Cabbage – Early, Round Green – 1 Head
7. Cabbage – Early, Purple – 1 Head
8. Garlic – Any Type – 1 Bulb
9. Carrots – Nantes Type – 5
10. Carrots – Any Other Type – 5
11. Celery – White or Green – 1 Head
12. Corn – Bi-Colour – 3 Ears
13. Corn – Any Other Type – 3 Ears
14. Cucumbers – Long, English – 1
15. Cucumbers – Table Variety – 2
16. Cucumbers – Dill Type (4” max) – 3
17. Cucumbers – Pickling – 1/2 Pint Basket
18. Kohlrabi – Complete Plant – 1 Head
19. Onions – From Sets – 3
20A. Peppers – Green – 2
20B. Peppers – Any  Other – 3
21. Gourds – 3 Small
22. Brussel Sprouts – 5
23. Rhubarb – Without Leaves – 5 Stalks
24. Rutabaga – Swede Turnip – 1
25. Swiss Chard – Display in Water – 1 Head
26. Sunflower – Giant Type with Foliage – 1 Flower Head
27. Sunflower – Small Type with Foliage – 1 Flower Head
28. Squash – Any Variety – 1
29. Vegetable Marrow – 1
30. Zucchini – Market Size, Green or Yellow – 1
31. Any Other Vegetable Not Listed – Named – 1 Example
32. Dried Peas – Display on Paper Plate – 25 Examples
33. Dried Beans – Display on Paper Plate – 25 Examples
34. Tomatoes – Green with Stem Attached – 3
35. Tomatoes – Red with Stem Attached – 3
36A. Tomatoes – Cherry, Red – 1 Cluster or 12
36B. Tomatoes – Cherry, Green – 1 Cluster or 12
37. Collection of Salad Greens – Display on a Paper Plate – 5 Varieties

Judge’s Choice (Sections 1 – 37): $5.00 & Rosette
Prize Money: $6, $4, $3

 

Super Vegetables – Have you grown a giant vegetable?

38. Carrot – Any Variety – 1
39. Bean – Any Variety – 1
40. Beet – Any Variety – 1
41. Potato – Any Variety – 1
42. Cabbage – Any Variety – 1
43. Squash – Any Variety – 1
44. Tallest Corn – Any Variety – 1 Stalk
45. Tallest Sunflower – Any Variety – 1 Stalk (must be self supporting, no added prop)

Note: Additional prize money of $25 gift certificate for the Tallest Sunflower. If your sunflower beats the 2015 height  of 135” you will receive an additional $25 gift certificate for a total of $50 in gift certificates! Sponsored by Timiskaming Ag Center.

Any exhibitor wishing to enter a GIANT PUMPKIN please see Section 43.

Odd shaped vegetables – Have you grown any vegetable in a very unusual shape?

46. Any Vegetable – Display Suitably – 1

Judge’s Choice (Sections 37 – 46): $5.00 & Rosette
Prize Money: $15, $12.50, $10

47. Collection of 8 or more different Garden Vegetables: displayed in a small shallow box not larger than 12”x18”
48. & 49. Do you think you have the largest zucchini or the largest sunflower head? Enter the largest zucchini or largest sunflower head class. The prize consists of $25 gift certificate for the largest zucchini and for the largest sunflower head. Sponsored by Timiskaming Ag Center.

(Please put on your entry tag – Class 16, Section 48 for the largest zucchini and Class 16, Section 49 for the largest sunflower head.)

General Entry Form