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Adult Fruits & Vegetables

Date of Show: August 16-24
Time of Show: Fair Hours
Location: Expo Center - North Hall
Chair: David Greer – 615-476-5510

Assistant: Dr. Jimmy Morris - 615-430-0026

Horticultural Agent: Lucas Holman – 615-444-9584

Exhibits will be in the Wilson County Expo Center

INFORMATION FOR COMPETITORS

Claude Jordan Memorial Best of Show Award - Winners name will be added to a permanent plaque

RULES & REGULATIONS

  • Exhibits will be entered between 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2019 in the Expo Center.
  • All articles are exhibited at owner's risk, but all reasonable precautions will be taken for protection of items.
  • Prizes will be awarded on the decision of the judge.
  • Vegetables will be judged on quality (uniform in size, fresh, firm and undamaged; free of disease and insects). If only one entry in class, it will not automatically win first place.
  • No refrigerated or frozen items will be accepted.
  • One entry per person in each lot.
  • All vegetables and fruits must be grown in the 2019 season.
  • All exhibits must be grown on home farm.
  • Premiums will be paid and exhibits removed on Sunday, August 25, from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Entries left after 3:00 p.m. will be disposed of.
  • Competition open only to Wilson County residents, members of Wilson County Family and Community Education Clubs or Wilson County Master Gardeners.

Individual winning most awards in Fruits & Vegetables Division receives $100.

Class I - TRUCK CROPS
Premiums: 1st - $10.00 • 2nd - $7.00 • 3rd - $5.00
LOT

1. Three Irish Potatoes
2. Three Sweet Potatoes
3. Three Red-Skinned Potatoes
4. Muskmelon / Cantaloupe
5. Watermelon (Long)
6. Watermelon (Round)
7. Three ears of White Corn (Sweet)
8. Three ears of Yellow Corn (Sweet)
9. Pumpkin (Jack O’Lantern type)
10. Three ears of Popcorn
11. Three ears of Indian Corn

Class II - FRUITS & VEGETABLES
Premiums: 1st - $10.00 • 2nd - $7.00 • 3rd - $5.00
LOT

1. Plate of 3 Pears
2. Plate of 3 Red Apples
3. Plate of 3 Yellow Apples
4. Plate of 3 Red Tomatoes
5. Plate of 3 Yellow Tomatoes
6. Plate of 3 Pink Tomatoes
7. Plate of 10 Small Cherry Tomatoes
8. Plate of 10 Large Cherry Tomatoes
9. Plate of 3 Heirloom Tomatoes
10. Plate of 3 White Onions
11. Plate of 3 Yellow Onions
12. Plate of 3 Red Onions
13. Plate of 5 Pole Beans
14. Plate of 5 Bush Beans
15. Plate of 5 Lima Beans
16. Plate of 5 Field Peas
17. Plate of 3 Bell Peppers (Red & Green)
18. Plate of 3 Red Pimento Peppers
19. Plate of 3 Red Hot Peppers
20. Plate of 3 Green Hot Peppers
21. Plate of 3 Jalapeno Peppers
22. Plate of 3 Habanero Peppers
23. Plate of 5 Pods of Okra
24. Plate of 3 Banana Peppers
25. Plate of 3 Lemon Cucumbers
26. Plate of 3 Cucumbers
27. Plate of 3 Yellow Squash
28. Plate of 3 Zucchini Squash
29. Plate of 3 White Squash
30. Cluster of Blue, White & Pink Grapes
31. Plate of 3 White/Yellow Peaches
32. 1 Egg Plant
33. Plate of 5 pods of Red Okra
34. Plate of 3 Sausage Tomatoes
35. Plate of 3 Roma Tomatoes
36. Plate of 10 Grape Tomatoes
37. 1 Butternut Squash
38. 1 Acorn Squash
39. Garlic – 3 bulbs
Class III - BIGGEST FRUITS & VEGETABLES
Premiums: 1st - $10.00 • 2nd - $7.00 • 3rd - $5.00
LOT

1. Biggest Irish Potato (wt.)
2. Biggest Sunflower (diam.)
3. Biggest Apple (wt.)
4. Biggest Pear (wt.)
5. Biggest Sweet Potato (wt.)
6. Biggest Onion (wt.)
7. Biggest Tomato (wt.)
8. Biggest Cantaloupe (wt.)
9. Longest Dipper Gourd
10. Biggest Gourd (wt.)
11. Longest Green Bean
12. Longest Cucumber
13. Biggest Cucumber (wt.)
14. Biggest Squash(wt.)
15. Biggest Peach (wt.)

Class IV - SUPER BIGGEST VEGETABLES
Premiums: 1st - $25.00 • 2nd - $15.00 • 3rd - $10.00

1. Biggest Pumpkin (wt.) 2. Biggest Watermelon (wt.)

Class V - GARDEN VEGETABLE TABLE DISPLAY
Must have been raised in home garden this year.
(Min. of 8 different fruits or vegetables arranged in suitable
container.)
6 PRIZES: 1st - $15.00 • 2nd -$13.00 • 3rd - $11.00
4th - $9.00 • 5th - $7.00 • 6th - $5.00

Class VI - HAND DECORATED PUMPKINS / GOURDS
Premiums: 1st - $15.00 • 2nd - $10.00 • 3rd - $5.00
Lot 1. Gourds
Lot 2. Pumpkins
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