Exhibit Check-In: 2024 Date TBA
Noon to 4:oo PM | Hazel Ruby Community Building
**Pick-Up: 2024 Date TBA
Noon to 2:00 PM | Hazel Ruby Community Building
1. All products shown in this department must be 2022 grown unless otherwise specified, and must have been grown by the exhibitor on his/her farm or garden.
2. Exhibits that do not conform to rules will be disqualified.
3. Articles improperly classified will not be judged.
4. When there is no competition a ribbon may be given (if worthy). If in a class no exhibits are worthy, ribbons will not be awarded. The decision of the judges is final.
5. Fair officials will take every precaution for the safekeeping of exhibits after their arrival and arrangement in the building, but will not be responsible for any damage or loss that may occur.
6. Entry tags will be attached to exhibit upon arrival on grounds, when applicable.
7. Each exhibitor is limited to ONE (1) entry per class, except where noted.
8. Exhibits showing excessive spray residue may be downgraded. No wax or oil may be applied to any exhibit. Accessories are permitted to complete or enhance the design or to suggest a theme for the flower arrangement. Clear glass bottles are provided for flower specimens. Specimens should be free of insects, spray residue, damaged or diseased leaves.
SECTION 1 - CUT FLOWERS
Class 1. Aster - (one or more blooms - one stem)
Class 2. Celosia - (one bloom)
Class 3. Chrysanthemum small one spray - (2 or more blossoms)
Class 4. Dahlia small one bloom - (under 2" in diameter)
Class 5. Dahlia medium one bloom - (2" to 5" in diameter)
Class 6. Dahlia large one bloom – (over 5” in diameter)
Class 7. Gladiolus
Class 8. Marigold - small - one spray - (2 or more blossoms)
Class 9. Marigold - large - one bloom
Class 10. Petunias - one spray
Class 11. Rose - Miniature – one spray
Class 12. Rose Hybrid Tea – one bloom
Class 13. Zinnia - small - one bloom
Class 14. Zinnia - large - one bloom
Class 15. Cosmos
Class 16. Snapdragon
Class 17. Buckwheat – Flower Stage
Class 18. Miscellaneous any variety one spray, spike, or bloom not listed above
SECTION 2 - POTTED PLANTS
Class 1. African Violets - single or multiple crown
Class 2. Begonias
Class 3. Succulent and/or cactus plant or plants
Class 4. Any pot grown flowering plant not listed above
Class 5. Any pot grown foliage plant not listed above
Class 6. A hanging container with one or more plants
Class 7. Multiple plants in pot – (no hanging pots) (pots must fit on shelf)
SECTION 3 - ADULT AND TEENAGE ARRANGEMENTS - (NO WREATHS)
Class 1. "Golden Years" - An arrangement of Silk Flowers
Class 2. "Bright and Green" - An arrangement using all fresh foliage
Class 3. "Imagination" - An arrangement of dried or treated flowers or plant materials.
Class 4. "Kitchen Magic" – An arrangement in a kitchen container using any type flowers
Class 5. "Nature's Gift" - An arrangement of fresh wildflowers
Class 6. "Sunshine Glory" – An arrangement using fresh flowers
SECTION 4 - KIDS ARE PEOPLE, TOO!
(Arrangements for boys and girls up to and including sixth grade)
Class 1. "Crazy Creatures" – made from fruit, vegetables, gourds, pinecones, etc. (not to exceed 12 inches).
B. Kindergarten to 3rd grade
C. Grades 4-6
Class 2. “Summer in Monongalia County” – An arrangement using any type flowers.
A. Kindergarten to 3rd grade
B. Grade 4-6
Class 3. “Monongalia County Fair Time” – An arrangement size 12” x 15” or smaller using small rocks, moss, shells, cotton, small figures, artificial snow.
PREMIER CRAFT EXHIBITOR
The Premier Exhibitor will be determined by totaling the ribbon points for everyone
entering 7 or more exhibits (must enter in 10 or more categories).
Points will be based on Blue-3, Red-2, and White-1.
The total number of points will be divided by the total number of entries.
The person with the highest average will be the Premier Exhibitor.