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Entry rules outlined for community fair
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TRINITY – Area residents interested in taking part in the61st annual Trinity Community Fair are being urged to start working on their entries. The annual event will be held Sept. 24-25 at the Trinity Community Center with a wide variety of event, ranging from the youth livestock show and auction, the crowning of a fair queen and the awarding to ribbons in a variety of traditional home economic and arts categories. Rules for those wishing to enter the gardening, cooking, domestic arts or fine and applied arts contests are as follows: NEEDLECRAFT & SEWING Needlecraft - Specify Hand or Machine Contest is open to but not limited to crocheted bedspreads, afghans, infant spreads blankets, knitted bedspreads or afghans, quilted bedspreads or afghans, rugs, tablecloths, pillows & miscellaneous needlework. Sewing - Specify Hand or Machine Contersts is open to but not limited to dresses, suits, blouses, pants, skirts, coats, novelties, quilts and miscellaneous sewing. HORTICULTURE Classifications: African Violets, Begonias, Ferns, Ivies, Succulents and Miscellaneous All exhibits must be prepared prior to exhibition, including label with plant name as well as exhibitor identification. All plants must have been grown by the exhibitor for at least three months. APPLIED ARTS, CRAFTS AND COLLECTIBLES Applied Arts & Crafts - Including but not limited to Photography, Calligraphy, Pottery (hand built and thrown), Glass Etching, Silhouettes (drawn and applied), Wood Carvings, China/Porcelain Painting, Tin/Metal Art, Sculpture, Candle-making, Tole Painting, Kits by Number, Block Printing, Computer Art, Air Brush Art, Mosaics, Ceramics. Collectibles - All kinds. FINE ARTS Classifications: Oil, Pastels, Pen & Ink, Pencil Sketches and Water Color Entries must be framed and mounted with back hangers (where applicable) or they will not be exhibited. Entries must have a 2x4-inch card with exhibitor's name, age category amateur/professional and original/copy information secured on the lower right corner. Subject matter considered inappropriate by the Trinity Fair Association screening committee will be refused. HOME BAKING Breads - Including but not limited to: one each - yeast loaf, corn bread or biscuit; four each - rolls, muffins or sticks. Pies & Pastries - One each - any kind Cakes & Cookies - Including but not limited to: one each loaf cake, layer cake, upside down cake, sponge cake, fruit cake, cupcake; six each – brownies; and 12 each - cookies . Miscellaneous Each entry must be ready to exhibit. HOME CANNING Vegetables - Including but not limited to snap beans, shelled beans, shelled peas, sauerkraut, greens, okra, okra and tomatoes, gumbo, squash, pumpkin, beets, tomatoes, tomato juice, mixed vegetables, snap pintos, carrots, snapped and shelled peas, shelled field peas, English peas and corn. Pickles and Relishes - Including but not limited to beet pickles, sweet pickles, dill pickles, tomato catsup, mixed vegetable pickles, bread and butter pickles, sweet pickled peppers, chili sauce, watermelon pickles and hot pickled pepper relish. Fruit - Including but not limited to peppers, peaches, pears, berries, grape juice and plums. Preserves and Jellies - Including but not limited to pear preserves, fig preserves, peach preserves, plum butter, strawberry preserves, plum jelly, mint jelly, grape jelly, berry jelly, peach jelly and marmalade. Meats - Including but not limited to chicken, chicken soup, chili and pan sausage. Glass containers must be used for all entries. Each jar must have a white, 1x2-inch label placed 1/4" from the bottom of the jar with the exhibitor's name, age group & the name of the product. Exhibitor may only enter one jar of each item. PRODUCE Vegetables - Including but not limited to: • One each - watermelon, pumpkin, cantaloupe. • One gallon each - peanuts, peas, string beans. • One package - Irish potatoes. • Three each - squash, cabbage, eggplant. • Six each - onions, bell pepper, tomatoes, turnips, carrots. • 10 each - corn, grain sorghum. • 12 each - okra, sweet corn. Fresh Fruit - Including but not limited to: five each peaches, pears, Japanese persimmon Miscellaneous • One quart each pecans, honey, sorghum. • 10 stalks ribbon cane. • 12 eggs, brown or white. All exhibits must be prepared prior to exhibition. Two exhibits in each class are required to win first place unless a single exhibit is outstanding. A printable version of the rules can also be downloaded from the website at www.trinitycommunityfair.com. The Trinity Community Fair Board would also like to remind local businesses and individuals that there is still time to support the Fair by placing an advertisement in the program, but the deadline is Friday, July 30. Email information to firstname.lastname@example.org to be included.