2017

DEPARTMENT L

FLORICULTURE

 

Premiums Offered

$1,480.00

Beverly Peterson, Superintendent

Phone 815/537-2668

 

All entries must be in writing.

 

  Important Notice – Two separate shows will be held in this division.  Please read schedule carefully as many classes will not be repeated.  General regulations apply to both shows.  Exhibitors are limited to two entries per premium number.  However, each entry must be listed on entry form.

  Entries for both shows close the Saturday before the fair at Noon.  Persons exhibiting must first secure a membership ticket for $20.00.

  Entries in Division I may be brought in before 4:00 PM on Monday before the fair and must be in place by Tuesday at noon.  Flowers will be judged at 2:00 PM while they are still fresh.  Department personnel will be accepting entries at 8:00 AM that morning and also Thursday morning for Division II.  Entries in Division I will be released and must be removed by the exhibitor by noon Thursday except for doors, tables, niches, dried plant arrangements, and potted plant entries which will remain through Division II.  If there is enough exhibit space, first place winners will be kept through the end of the fair. 

  Entries in Division II must be in place by noon Thursday and will be released at 4:00- 6:00 PM on Saturday and must be picked up by 6:00 PM.  The building will close at 6:00 PM Saturday. The superintendent will not be responsible for flowers or containers after the designated time of release.

  A gift certificate will be given to the exhibitor with the most blue ribbons on entries shown in Department L.

Award Sponsors:

Behrz-Bloomz, Sterling, will give an award to the premier exhibitor and the James Voss Family will give an award to the runner up, in memory of Evelyn Voss, a long time exhibitor.  The award will be based on a point basis – 5 for 1st place, 3 for 2nd place, 1 for 3rd place plus an additional 1 for each entry made and creditably shown in Dept. L.

  No awards will be made on inferior exhibits even though there is no competition.

  Only AMATEUR growers of flowers will be permitted to make entries.  All must be grown by exhibitor EXCEPT NOVELTY.

  Do not use “Plant Shine” of any kind.

  Judging: Potted plants will be judged in accordance with size, shape, health and vigor, flowers (if any, quantity and quality).  Plants are to be owned and cared for by the exhibitor for at least 3 months prior to the fair.  Collections of SPECIMEN cut flowers will be judged in accordance with the size of flowers, color, length of stem, stiffness of foliage, quality and condition of flowers, number of flowers on a stem and spacing of flowers.  Floral ARRANGEMENTS will be judged in accordance with the general effect, proportion, suitability of plant materials, color coordination and initiative of the exhibitor.

  Please note the differentiation between SPECIMEN-Division I Collection of Cut Flowers and Division II-Best Specimen and Arrangement for all other classes.  Vases will be supplied for specimen flowers for uniformity.  Door arrangements that received blue ribbons last year must be changed in some way before entering again.

  Best of Show Rosettes will be awarded in Division I for Best Plant, Best Door, Best Niche, Best Arrangement, and Best Table Setting and in Division II for Best Arrangement.

 

 

Division I

 

TUESDAY SHOW

 

Section 1

Table Settings

  Tables no larger than 40” x 46” permitted to exhibit.  Card tables are preferred.

  Table settings that received blue ribbons last year must be changed in some way before entering again.  (For example use same dishes, change color of cloth and style of arrangement.)  Cups and saucers do not need to be used on tables.  Placemats may be used with tablecloth.

  Judged on harmony of setting, accessories, distinction, proportion, color harmony, and suitability for occasion.  Exhibitor to furnish all necessary items to complete setting.  No flatware to be used.  No artificial flowers as centerpieces.  Exhibitors are to use garden flowers from their garden and to freshen flowers when necessary.  No greenhouse flowers permitted.  No paper napkins or tablecloths unless specified.  All tables will be on exhibit for entire fair week and will be in a secure area.

 

 

Premiums: 1st-$15.00, 2nd-13.00, 3rd-$11.00, 4th-$9.00

1575-“Dinner for Two”

1576-Family Reunion – Buffet for 4

1577-Tea Party for 4

 

 

Single Place Settings

Same rules apply as for table settings except only 1 place setting complete with a flower arrangement.  Flatware, glasses, cups, and saucers are to be used.  Exhibitor does not need to bring a table.  Settings will be in a secure area.

Premiums: 1st-$8.00, 2nd-$6.00, 3rd-$4.00, 4th-$2.00

1578-Easter Dinner

1579-4th of July Dinner

1580-Formal Dinner

 

Section 2

Collection of Potted Plants

Premiums: 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

1581-Collection of Cactus and/or Succulents (four varieties)

1582-Collection of African Violets (4 varieties)

1583-Collection of House Plants (4 varieties)

1584-Single Entry of Unusual House Plant in Bloom (Please give name of the plant)

1585-Hanging Planter-Foliage (single entry)

1586-Hanging Planter-Blooming

1587-Miniature Theme Garden

1588-Terrarium

 

Section 3

Collection of Cut Flowers

Premiums: 1st-$4.00, 2nd-$3.00, 3rd-$2.00

Do not remove foliage from specimens.  Please note-Variety is difference in color or form.

1590-Collection of Coleus Leaves (6 varieties)

1591-Collection of Dahlias (6 varieties)

1592-Collection of Gladiolas (6 varieties)

1593-Collection of Marigolds  (varieties one bloom each in separate container)

1594-Zinnias (large, 6 varieties,  specimen blooms, each in separate containers)

1595-Zinnias (Tom Thumb Lilliput or other small, six Specimen blooms, each in separate container, 6 varieties)

1596-Collection of Roses (6 varieties, one bloom each in separate container)

1597-Three Gladiola in Vase (3 same variety)

1598-Three Hosta Leaves, same variety, large leaves

1599-Three Hosta Leaves, same variety, small leaves

1600-Collection of Sunflowers (6 varieties)

 

Section 4

Arrangements of Cut Flowers

  Free use of accessories, such as mats, stands, other foliage, filler type flowers, and materials permitted.

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

1601-Asters

1602-Geraniums

1603-Gladiola

1604-Lilies

1605-African Marigolds

1606-French Marigolds

1607-Zinnia

1608-Pansies

1609-Petunias

1610-Roses

1611-Snapdragons

1612-Daisies

1613-Cockscomb

 

 

Section 5

Floral Arrangements

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

1615-Arrangement By Person Who Has Never Entered a Flower Show Before

1616-Arrangement By The Man Who Loves Flowers

1617-Arrangement Of Mixed Flowers

1618-Arrangement of One Kind

1619-Arrangement For Small Table

1620-All Yellow Arrangement In Metal Container (greenery permitted)

1621-My Favorite Arrangement (exhibitor's choice of flowers and container)

1622-Reflections-Arrangement including a mirror

1623-“Just in from the Garden”- Arrangement in a fruit jar

1624-Arrangement using Birdhouse as container or accessory (natural materials, accessories permitted)

1625-Arrangement for the Kitchen (using vegetable, fruit, flowers, any or all)

1626-Arrangement of Wild Flowers (in a simple container)

1627-Topiary Arrangement

 

Section 6

Novelty Arrangements

 

Niches

  Decorate a niche with flowers, fresh, silk or dried and accessories.  Niche is 30" long, 18" high and 12" deep.  Limited to first 4 entries.

Premiums: 1st-$12.00, 2nd-$10.00, 3rd-$8.00, 4th-$6.00

1634-Childhood Memories

1635-My Favorite Pet(s)

 

Mantels

Premiums: 1st-$10.00, 2nd-$8.00, 3rd-$6.00, 4th-$4.00

Same premiums & same general requirements as for niches.  Space is 4 ft. long, 10 in. deep.  Limited to first 4 entries.

1637-Decorate A Mantel For Christmas

 

Doors

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00, 4th-$1.00

  All doors – natural materials, accessories permitted, includes silk flowers.

1639-Door Decoration-Party for any Celebration

1640-Door Decoration-Spring

1641-Door Decoration-Summer

1642-Door Decoration-Fall

1643-Door Decorations-Winter

1644-Decorate a Chair for the Garden with Plants and/or Accessories

1646-Dried Plant Material Wall Hanging (may be colored or changed and accessories added as desired, mounted or

          framed)

1647-Dried Plant Material other than wall hanging, (maybe colored or changed as desired)

1648-Miniature Dried Arrangement, natural, untouched materials (not exceeding 4" in height or width)

 

Section 7

Special Occasion Arrangements

(Fresh flowers)

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00, 4th-$1.00

1653-Tea Time Arrangement (using cup and saucer)

1654-Christmas Centerpiece Arrangement

1655-Patriotic Arrangement For The 4th of July (red, white and blue)

1656-Arrangement of Hosta Leaves – Flower of one color may be added for accent.

1657-Thanksgiving Arrangement

1658-Arrangement-New Baby

 

 

Division II

 

THURSDAY SHOW

Section 8

Arrangements of Cut Flowers

  Free use of accessories such as mats, stands, other foliage, filler-type flowers, and materials is permitted.

Premiums: 1st-$6.00. 2nd-$4.00. 3rd-$3.00

1661-Chrysanthemums

1662-Gloriosa Daisies

1663-Roses

1665-Salvia

1666-Marigolds (using several varieties)

1667-Dahlias (using several varieties)

1668-Gladiolas

1669-Sunflowers

1670-Cosmos

 

Section 9

Best Specimen

Premiums: 1st-$4.00, 2nd-$3.00 3rd-$2.00

  Do not remove foliage from specimens.

1671-Best Specimen Rose (any kind, one bloom)

1672-Best Specimen Cockscomb (any variety, one stalk)

1673-Best Specimen of a New Flower (not classified in any other section and must be named)

1674-Best Specimen Large Gladiola (any variety, one stalk)

1675-Best Specimen Miniature Gladiola (any variety, one stalk)

 

Section 10

Floral Arrangements

Premiums: 1st-$6.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

1677-Arrangement Using One Kind Of Flower

1678-Miniature Arrangement Of Cut Flowers (not exceeding 4” in height or width)

1679-Arrangement With Driftwood

1680-Arrangement Of All White Flowers In A White Container (over 12 inches tall)

1681-Arrangement Of Shades Of Green In A Green Container (over 12 inches tall)

1682-Arrangement In A Small Wicker Basket

1683-Arrangement Using A Broken or Recycled Item

1684-“Celestial” arrangement in white flowers (combined with blue, lavender or purple flowers, using angels, as

         accessories if desired)

1685-Arrangement Of Flowers Using Child’s Toy As The Container Or Accessory

1686-Arrangement For Porch Or  Patio

1687-Arrangement Of Queen Anne’s Lace

1688-Arrangement Of Coleus – flower of one color may be used for accent

1689-Arrangement-Western Theme

1690-“In Great-Great Grandma’s Day” a Victorian arrangement

1691-Arrangement of All White Flowers in a White Container (under 12 inches tall)

1692-Arrangement of Shades of Green in a Green Container  (under 12 inches tall)

1693-Arrangement of Hydrangeas

1694-Arrangement of Mixed Flowers

1695-Arrangement-Music Theme

1696-Arrangement-Sports Theme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT PL

JUNIOR FLORICULTURE

 

Premiums Offered

$618.00

Beverly Peterson, Superintendent

Phone 815/537-2668

All entries must be in writing.

Entries close on the Friday before the fair at 4:00 PM

  Entries must be in place by Noon Tuesday.  Table setting must be in place by noon Tuesday.

  All entries will be on exhibit for entire week of fair.

  Entries will be released at 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Saturday and must be picked up by 6:00 pm.  The building will close 6:00 PM Saturday.  The superintendent will not be responsible for flowers or containers after the designated time of release.

   Exhibitor must be between 8 and 18 years of age as of September 1, 2016.

  Exhibitors must secure a membership ticket for $20.00.  Exhibitors 11 and under enter by purchasing a children’s weekly pass for $5.00.

 Regulations are the same as for Dept. L.

  A gift certificate will be presented to the junior who wins the most blue ribbons – given by K & R Greenhouse, Morrison.

  Also the Premier Exhibitor trophy will be presented to the exhibitor with the most points figured as in Dept. L.  The trophy will be awarded by SB Floral & Design, Morrison.

  Best of Show Rosettes will be awarded in each section.

 

Section 1

Bouquets and Arrangements

Premiums: 1st-$5.00, 2nd-$4.00, 3rd-$3.00

Judged on quality, size and conditions of flowers, materials, originality of arrangements and color harmony in relation to container.

2500-Arrangement For Teenage Girls Bedroom

2501-Arrangement In Small Wicker Basket

2502-Small Marigolds (French)

2503-Zinnias (any variety)

2504-Coleus - flower of one color may be used for accent

2505-Pansies

2506-Petunias

2507-Snap Dragons

2508-Cosmos

2509-Daisies

2510-Arrangement Of Dried or Silk Materials, wall hanging

2511-Arrangement Of Dried or Silk Materials, other than wall hanging

2512-Arrangement For A Small Table

2513-“Hit the Road” arrangement of fresh cut roadside materials

2514-Arrangement In Old Fashioned Container

2515-“My Favorite Arrangement”

2516-Arrangement For Kitchen

2517-Patriotic Arrangement (Red, White & Blue)

2518-Arrangement of Hosta Leaves, (flower of 1 color may be added for accent)

2519-Arrangement In Animal Planter Or With Animal As Accessory

2520-Arrangement With Western Theme

2521-Mixed Bouquet

2522-Arrangement Sports Theme

2523-Reflections-Arrangement with a mirror

2524-Arrangement – Disney Theme

2525-Arrangement –Include Stuffed Animal

2526-Arrangement By Boy Who Loves Flowers

2527-Arrangement Using Birdhouse as accessory

2528-Arrangement including Angel(s)

2529-Christmas Arrangement

2530-Arrangement For My Teacher

 

Section 2

Potted Plants

Premiums: 1st-$4.00, 2nd-$3.00, 3rd-$2.00

  Judged on size, shape, health, vigor, quality and quantity of bloom, if any.  No aluminum foil to be used to cover flowerpots.  Plants are to be owned and cared for by the exhibitor for at least 3 months prior to the fair.

 

2550-House Plant (foliage only)

2551-Blooming House Plant

2552-Hanging Plant (pot over 8”)

2553-Cactus or Succulent (any variety in container suitable for indoors)

2554-Dish Garden – 3 or more different plant varieties grown in one container

2555-Terrarium

 

 

Section 3

Table Settings

  Tables no larger than 40” x 46” permitted to exhibit.  Card tables are preferred.

  Table settings that received blue ribbons last year must be changed in some way before entering again.  (Use same dishes, change color of cloth and style of arrangement.)  Cups and saucers do not need to be used on tables.  Placemats may be used with tablecloth.

  Judged on harmony of setting, accessories, distinction, proportion, color harmony, and suitability for occasion.  Exhibitor to furnish all necessary items to complete setting.  No flatware to be used.  No artificial flowers as centerpieces.  Exhibitors are to use garden flowers from their garden and to freshen flowers when necessary.  No greenhouse flowers permitted. 

  Table settings to be in place by noon on Tuesday.   No paper tablecloths or napkins permitted unless specified.  All tables will be on exhibit for entire fair week and will be in a secure area.

  Premiums: 1st-$15.00, 2nd-$13.00, 3rd-$11.00, 4th-$9.00

 

2575-Tea for Two (8-12 years of age-must use child’s table and dishes)

2576-Pizza Party by the Pool Buffet – May use plastic or paper dinnerware

2577-Halloween Party for 4 – May use plastic or paper dinnerware

2578-Victory Party-Any Sport (4 place settings)

2579-Birthday Party for Grandma (4 place settings)