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Adult Fruits & Vegetables

Date of Show: August 18-27, 2022
Time of Show: Fair Hours
Location: Expo Center - North Hall
Chairman: 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

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

Winners name will be added to a permanent plaque

RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. Exhibits will be entered between 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 in the Expo Center.
  2. All articles are exhibited at owner's risk, but all reasonable precautions will be taken for protection of items. Deteriorated items will be discarded as required.
  3. Prizes will be awarded on the decision of the judge.
  4. 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.
  5. No refrigerated or frozen items will be accepted.
  6. One entry per person in each lot.
  7. All vegetables and fruits must be grown in the 2022 season.
  8. All exhibits must be grown on home farm.
  9. Premiums will be paid and exhibits removed on Sunday, August 28, from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Entries left after 3:00 p.m. will be discarded.
  10. Competition open only to Wilson County residents, members of Wilson County Family and Community Education Clubs or Wilson County Master Gardeners.
  11. No online registration will be accepted.
*NEW*
Chairman Choice Award will be given to the entry, as determined by the Chairman, which best represents the beauty and vitality of Wilson County and its Fair.
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. Three ears of Bicolored Corn (Sweet)
10. Three ears of Popcorn
11.Three ears of Indian Corn
12. Pumpkin (Jack O’Lantern type)

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

1. Three (3) Red Tomatoes
2. Three (3) Yellow Tomatoes
3. Three (3) Pink Tomatoes
4. Three (3) Heirloom Tomatoes
5. Three (3) Roma Tomatoes
6. Three (3) Sausage Tomatoes
7. Ten (10) Small Cherry Tomatoes
8. Ten (10) Large Cherry Tomatoes
9. Ten (10) Grape Tomatoes
10. Three (3) White Onions (Roots Attached)
11. Three (3) Yellow Onions (Roots Attached)
12. Three (3) Red Onions (Roots Attached)
13. Five (5) Pole Beans
14. Five (5) Bush Beans
15. Five (5) Lima Beans
16. Five (5) Field Peas
17. Three (3) Bell Peppers (All Colors)
18. Three (3) Banana Peppers
19. Three (3) Red Pimento Peppers
20. Three (3) Red Hot Peppers
21. Three (3) Green Hot Peppers
22. Three (3) Jalapeno Peppers (Green & Red)
23. Three (3) Habanero Peppers
24. Three (3) Green Cayenne Peppers
25. Three (3) Other Peppers
26. Five (5) Pods of Okra
27. Five (5) Pods of Red Okra
28. Three (3) Cucumbers
29. Three (3) Lemon Cucumbers
30. Three (3) Cucumbers, English Types, Long & Slim
31. Three (3) Yellow Squash
32. Three (3) Zucchini Squash
33. Three (3) White Squash
34. One (1) Butternut Squash
35. One (1) Acorn Squash
36. One (1) Eggplant
37. Three (3) Garlic Bulbs (Roots Attached)
Class IIa - Display Only - No Premiums
LOT
1. Three (3) Red Apples
2. Three (3) Yellow Apples
3. Three (3) Pears
4. Three (3) White/Yellow Peaches
5. Cluster of Grapes - Blue, White, or Pink

Class III - BIGGEST FRUITS & VEGETABLES
Premiums: 1st - $10.00 • 2nd - $7.00 • 3rd - $5.00
LOT
Biggest by Weight (Pounds/Ounces)

1. Potato, Irish
2. Potato, Sweet
3. Tomato
4. Onion (Roots Attached)
5. Cantaloupe
6. Gourd
7. Cucumber
8. Squash
9. Bell Pepper
10. Apple
11. Pear
12. Peach

Longest (Inches)
13. Dipper Gourd
14. Green Bean
15. Cucumber

Diameter (Inches)
16. Sunflower

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

LOT
1. Biggest Pumpkin (wt.)
2. Biggest Watermelon (wt.)
3. Tallest Sunflower with Stalk (ft./in)(head attached)

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. Pumpkin
2. Gourd

Class VII - Ugliest Vegetable
Premium: $3.33

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