2019 Fair Dates: August 15 - 18

2019 ROOTS, VEGETABLES & FRUIT

Chairperson: John Havekes (613) 989-5477

Rules and Regulations

  1. Follow entry sheet when entering (e.g. – 5 beans means 5 not 6 or 7; 5 red tomatoes – not 4 red and 1 green)
  2. Uniformity is a big thing when it comes to judging. Entries should be all of equal size.
  3. Not responsible for any damaged entries
  4. Use only food that you have grown!

Roots & Vegetables Section (70)

Prizes: 1st $5.00, 2nd $3.00, 3rd $2.00

  1. Beans, 5, green, with calyx and portion of stem attached
  2. Beans, 5 yellow, with calyx and portion of stem attached
  3. Beets, 5, table tops 1cm above crown
  4. Broccoli, 1, stem trimmed 1cm
  5. Brussel Sprouts, 5
  6. Cabbage, 2 green, stems trimmed 1cm
  7. Cabbage, 2 red, stems trimmed 1cm
  8. Carrots, 5, long, tops 1cm above crown
  9. Carrots, 5, short, tops 1cm above crown
  10. Cantaloupe, 1, 1cm of stem left
  11. Corn, 3, sweet, 1/3 husk removed from tip to butt
  12. Cucumbers, 3, slicing, 1/2cm of stem
  13. Cucumbers, 3, pickling, 1/2cm of stem
  14. Garlic Buds, 3
  15. Onions, 5, green
  16. Onions, 3, yellow
  17. Onions, 3, red
  18. Onions, 1, Spanish
  1. Peppers, 3, green, 1 cm of stem left
  2. Peppers, 3, red, 1cm of stem left
  3. Peppers, 3, hot, 1cm of stem left
  4. Potatoes, 3, white, brushed clean, not washed
  5. Potatoes, 3, red, brushed clean, not washed
  6. Pumpkin, 2, pie, stem trimmed to 2cm
  7. Pumpkin, 1, Jack ‘O Lantern, stem trimmed to 2cm
  8. Squash, variety, 2, stems trimmed to 2.5 cm
  9. Squash, spaghetti, 2, stems trimmed to 2.5cm
  10. Squash, pepper, 2, stems trimmed to 2.5cm
  11. Tomatoes, 5, green with calyx attached
  12. Tomatoes, 5, red with calyx attached
  13. Tomatoes, 5, plum/paste with calyx attached
  14. Tomatoes, 5 different and named with calyx attached
  15. Tomatoes, 5, cherry (red) with calyx attached
  16. Tomatoes, 5, cherry (green) with calyx attached
  17. Watermelon, 1, 1/2cm of stem
  18. Zucchini, 2, stems trimmed to 2cm

Fruit Section (71)

Prizes: 1st $5.00, 2nd $3.00, 3rd $2.00

  1. Crab Apple, 5, stems attached
  2. Apple, 3, not ripe, stems not attached
  3. Apple, 3, ripe, stems attached

Roots & Vegetables Section (72)

Prizes: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $5.00

  1. Best Vegetable Display
  2. Best Vegetable Table Centerpiece

Novelty Roots & Vegetables Section (73)

Prizes: $5.00

  1. Largest Table Beet
  2. Longest Carrot
  3. Longest Ear of Corn
  4. Tallest Stalk of Corn (trimmed at first root)
  5. Longest Cucumber
  6. Largest Onion
  7. Largest Potato
  8. Largest Pumpkin
  9. Smallest Pumpkin (Ripe)
  10. Largest Pepper
  11. Largest Sunflower Head
  12. Tallest Sunflower
  13. Largest Tomato
  14. Oddest Shaped Vegetable
  15. Longest Zucchini

Senior Exhibitors Special Novelty Section (74) (17 and over)

Prizes: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $5.00

  1. Scarecrow: must be self-supporting – sitting or standing position – 4’ to 6’ in height

Junior Exhibitors Section (7) (16 and under)

Prizes: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00

  1. Vegetable Monster, made with all natural materials
  2. Sunflower Faces, use sunflower seed head to make face
  3. Scarecrow: Must be self-supporting – sitting or standing position – 3’ to 4’ in height.

For more Junior entries be sure to check the Culinary, Junior Home-crafts and Floral divisions