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Youth Exhibits

Date of Show: August 17-25
Time of Show: Fair Hours
Location: East/West (D/E) Building (see map below)
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INFORMATION FOR COMPETITORS

Co-Chair: Emily Smith – 615-812-2975

Co-Chair: Ann Boyd

Co-Chair: Becca Herrera – 615-598-8413

Co-Chair: Dustin Goins – 615-478-7977

4-H Co-Chairs: Morgan Beaty, Stephanie Sherfield

The school with the most students participating will have the following awarded to their Art Department
1st Place - $500 ~ 2nd Place - $300 ~ 3rd Place $200


  • All non-perishable exhibits will be entered between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018.
  • All articles are exhibited at the owner’s risk, but all reasonable precautions will be taken for protection of items.
  • The division entered will be determined by the person’s age on the opening day of the Fair (August 17, 2018).
  • Name and age must be on the bottom or back of each item.
  • No person may enter more than one entry in any one lot.
  • Canned items will not be accepted unless they are in standard canning jars and sealed with 2-piece flat and ring lids.One piece tops are NOT accepted
  • All items must have been made since the 2017 Fair.
  • Prizes will be awarded on the decision of the judge(s). Judge(s) will not be required to award prizes unless the quality of the entry is deserving of recognition.
  • Premiums will be paid and exhibits must be removed between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 26, 2018.
  • The Wilson County Fair will not be responsible for any entry left past the time specified in rule Number 9.
  • Competition open to Wilson County youth and Wilson County 4-H Club members.

Stephen Wood Memorial

Award for excellence - $25 awarded to the student with the most ribbons won.



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DIVISION 1: 5-8 YEARS OF AGE

Premiums: 1st - $12 • 2nd - $9 • 3rd - $7

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LOT
1. Bookmark
2. Christmas Tree Ornament (1) NO GLASS
3. Collection, 12 or more items, must be mounted (maximum size 18”x18” – No poster board)
4. Creative use of a recycled plastic bottle
5. Decorated Bandana
6. Decorated Bird House
7. Decorated Flip-Flops
8. Decorated Headband
9. Decorated Jewelry Box
10. Decorated Picture Frame
11. Decorated Pillow
12. Decorated Pillow Case (1)
13. Decorated Skateboard
14. Decorated T-Shirt
15. Decorated Tote Bag
16. Decorated Visor
17. Handcrafted Greeting Card
18. Holiday Decoration (any holiday)
19. Item Made Entirely With Duct Tape
20. Item Made from Plastic Canvas
21. Jewelry - Barrette
22. Jewelry - Bracelet
23. Jewelry - Earrings
24. Jewelry - Necklace
25. Keychain
26. Model (must be secured to a base, no exceptions)
27. Pencil Holder
28. Piggy Bank (must be operational)
29. Pin Cushion
30. Pint of Jam, Jelly or Preserves
31. Pint of Pickles or Relish
32. Purse made by Exhibitor
33. Quart of Home Canned Fruit
34. Quart of Home Canned Vegetables
35. Quilt for Doll Bed (Maximum size 12x18 inches)
36. Refrigerator Magnet (magnet must be strong enough to
hold itself onto a vertical surface)
37. Scarf (head or neck)
38-40 Scrapbook - 1 page (no binders)
38.Birthday Theme
39.Vacation Theme
40.Holiday Theme
41. Scout Troop Activity Poster 14”x22” (Boy or Girl Scouts)
42. Stitchery (embroidery, cross stitch, etc.)
43. Doll or Toy
44. Tie-Dyed Shirt
45. Wall Hanging
46. Wooden Article
47. Woven Potholder
48. Fair Themed Craft


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DIVISION 2: 9-13 YEARS OF AGE

Premiums: 1st - $12 ~ 2nd - $9 ~ 3rd - $7

CLASS 1 - CLOTHING


Lot
1. Apron
2. Blouse or Top
3. Clothing item made from Fleece
4. Dress
5. Pajamas
6. Slacks or Shorts
7. Skirt


CLASS 2 - SEWING AND NEEDLEWORK

LOT

1. Counted Cross Stitch Article
2. Crocheted Article
3. Doll Clothes
4. Embroidered Article
5. Guest Towels (Set of 2)
6. Item made from Fleece
7. Knitted Article
8. Needle-Punched Article
9. Pillow or Cushion
10. Pillowcases (2)
11. Placemats (2)
12. Quilt

CLASS 3: JAM, JELLY, PRESERVES

Pint or Jelly Jars Only

LOT

1. Apple Jelly

2. Blueberry Jelly
3. Grape Jelly
4. Plum Jelly
5. Blackberry Jam
6. Raspberry Jam
7. Peach Preserves
8. Pear Preserves
9. Strawberry Preserves
10. Fruit Butters

CLASS 4: PICKLES

Pint Jars Only

LOT

1. Beet Pickles
2. Cucumber Pickles
3. Squash Pickles
4. Sweet Pickles
5. Okra Pickles
6. Peach Pickles

CLASS 5: RELISHES

Pint Jars Only

LOT

1. Corn Relish
2. Green Tomato Relish
3. Pepper Relish
4. Pickle Relish
5. Chow Chow
6. Chili Sauce
7. Salsa

CLASS 6: VEGETABLES

Quart Jars Only

LOT

1. Beets
2. Carrots
3. Corn
4. English Peas
5. Field Peas
6. Green Beans
7. Okra
8. Soup Mixture
9. Squash
10. Tomatoes
11. Tomato Juice

CLASS 7: FRUITS

Quart Jars Only

LOT

1. Apples
2. Applesauce
3. Blackberries
4. Blueberries
5. Cherries
6. Peaches
7. Pears
8. Plums

CLASS 8: RELATED ART & CRAFTS

LOT

1. Decorated Mason Jar
2. Bird Feeder (must be able to be cleaned out)
3. Bird House made by exhibitor
4. Cell Phone Holder
5. Christmas Stocking
6. Christmas Tree Ornament (1) NO GLASS
7-12 Collection (12 or more items – must be mounted– maximum size 18”x18” – no poster board)
7. Collection – Leaves (must be in notebook form)
8. Collection – Miscellaneous
9. Collection – Rocks
10. Collection – Seeds
11. Collection – Shells
12. Collection – Stamps
13. Creative use of a recycled plastic bottle
14. Decorated Bandana
15. Decorated Basket
16. Decorated Flip Flops
17. Decorated Hat
18. Decorated Headband
19 Decorated Item with Rhinestones or Studs
20. Decorated Jewelry Box
21. Decorated Picture Frame
22. Decorated Pillow Cases (2)
23. Decorated Shirts - Iron-on Transfer
24. Decorated Shirts – Painted
25. Decorated Shirts – Ribbon
26 Decorated Shirts - Sequin Art
27. Decorated Skateboard
28. Decorated Socks
29. Decorated Tote Bag (may use purchased tote bag)
30. Decorated Visor
31. Doll or Toy
32. Door Wreath
33. Fabric Basket or Fabric Lined Basket
34. Handcrafted Basket
35. Handcrafted Candle
36. Handcrafted Greeting Card
37. Holiday Decoration (any Holiday)
38. Item made Entirely with Duct Tape
39. Item made with Plastic Canvas
40. Jewelry – Barrette
41. Jewelry – Bracelet
42. Jewelry – Earrings
43. Jewelry – Necklace
44. Jewelry – Pin
45. Key Chain
46. Leather Article
47. Model (must be secured to base, no exceptions)
48. Piggy Bank (must be operational)
49. Pin Cushion
50. Purse made by Exhibitor
51. Refrigerator Magnet (magnet must be strong enough to hold itself onto a vertical surface)
52-54 Scrapbook - 1 Page (no binders)
52. Birthday Theme
53. Vacation Theme
54. Holiday Theme
55. Scout Troop Activity Poster 14”x22” (Boy or Girl Scouts)
56. Shadow Box Collection (maximum 18x18 inches)
57. Stenciled Article
58. Tie-Dyed Shirt
59. Wall Hanging
60. Woven Article
61. Wooden Article
62. Fair Themed Craft
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DIVISION 3: 14-18 YEARS OF AGE

Premiums: 1st - $12 • 2nd - $9 • 3rd - $7

CLASS 1 – CLOTHING

LOT

1. Apron
2. Blouse or Top
3. Clothing item made from Fleece
4. Dress
5. Pajamas
6. Party Dress
7. Slacks or Shorts
8. Skirt
9. Vest

CLASS 2: SEWING AND NEEDLECRAFT

LOT

1. Counted Cross Stitch Article
2. Crocheted Article
3. Embroidered Article
4. Guest Towels (Set of 2)
5. Item made from Fleece
6. Knitted Article
7. Needle-Punched Article
8. Pillow or Cushion
9. Pillowcases (2)
10. Placemats (2)
11. Quilt

CLASS 3: JAM, JELLY, PRESERVES

Pint or Jelly Jars Only

LOT

1. Apple Jelly
2. Blueberry Jelly
3. Grape Jelly
4. Plum Jelly
5. Blackberry Jam
6. Raspberry Jam
7. Peach Preserves
8. Pear Preserves
9. Strawberry Preserves
10. Fruit Butters

CLASS 4: PICKLES

Pint Jars Only

LOT

1. Beet Pickles
2. Cucumber Pickles
3. Squash Pickles
4. Sweet Pickles
5. Okra Pickles
6. Peach Pickles

CLASS 5: RELISHES

Pint Jars Only

LOT

1. Corn Relish
2. Green Tomato Relish
3. Pepper Relish
4. Pickle Relish
5. Chow Chow
6. Chili Sauce
7. Salsa

CLASS 6: VEGETABLES

Quart Jars Only

LOT

1. Beets
2. Carrots
3. Corn
4 English Peas
5. Field Peas
6. Green Beans
7. Okra
8. Soup Mixture
9. Squash
10. Tomatoes
11. Tomato Juice

CLASS 7: FRUITS

Quart Jars Only

LOT

1. Apple
2. Applesauce
3. Blackberries
4. Blueberries
5. Cherries
6. Peaches
7. Pears
8. Plums

CLASS 8: RELATED ART & CRAFTS

LOT

1. Decorated Mason Jars
2. Artificial Floral Arrangement (centerpiece style)
3. Bird Feeder (must be able to be cleaned out)
4. Bird House made by exhibitor
5. Cell Phone Holder
6-11 - Collection (12 or more items must be mounted - maximum size 18”x18” – no poster board)
6. Collection – Leaves (must be in notebook form)
7. Collection - Miscellaneous
8. Collection - Rocks
9. Collection - Seeds
10. Collection - Shells
11. Collection – Stamps
12. Creative use of a recycled plastic bottle
13. Decorated Bandana
14. Decorated Basket
15. Decorated Flip Flops
16. Decorated Hat
17. Decorated Headband
18. Decorated Item with Rhinestones or Studs
19. Decorated Picture Frame
20. Decorated Pillow Cases (2)
21. Decorated Shirts - Iron-on Transfer
22. Decorated Shirts - Painted
23. Decorated Shirts - Ribbon
24. Decorated Shirts - Sequin Art
25. Decorated Skateboard
26. Decorated Socks
27. Decorated Tote Bag (may use purchased tote bag)
28. Decorated Visor
29. Doll or Toy
30. Door Wreath
31. Fabric Basket or Fabric Lined Basket
32. Handcrafted Greeting Card
33. Handcrafted Basket
34. Handcrafted Candle
35. Item made entirely with Duct Tape
36. Item made with Plastic Canvas
37. Jewelry Box made by exhibitor
38. Jewelry - Barrette
39. Jewelry - Bracelet
40. Jewelry – Earrings
41. Jewelry - Necklace
42. Jewelry - Pin
43. Key Chain
44. Leather Article
45. Model (must be secured to a base, no exceptions)
46. Piggy Bank (must be operational)
47. Pin Cushion
48. Purse made by Exhibitor
49. Refrigerator Magnet (magnet must be strong enough to hold itself onto a vertical surface)
50-52 Scrapbook - 1 Page (no binders)
50. Birthday Theme
51. Vacation Theme
52. Holiday Theme
53. Scout Troop Activity Poster 14”x22” (Boy or Girl Scouts)
54. Shadow Box Collection (maximum size 18x18 inches)
55. Stenciled Article
56. Tie-Dyed shirt
57. Wall Hanging
58. Woven Article
59. Wooden Article
60. Fair Theme Craft

CLASS 9: HOLIDAY CRAFTS

LOT

1. Christmas Door Decoration
2. Christmas Stocking
3. Christmas Tree Ornament (1) NO GLASS
4. Christmas Tree Skirt
5. 4th of July Door Decoration
6. Halloween Trick or Treat Bag
7. Holiday Decoration (any Holiday)
8. Holiday Door Decoration (any Holiday)
9. Thanksgiving Centerpiece

CLASS 10: HERITAGE

(Items representative of YOUR ancestors)

The purpose of this category is to teach students about their history. Therefore, each entry must include a 3x5 index card with information about the item, such as what it is, who owned it, what it is used for, etc. All items must be at least 50 years old.

LOT

1. Clothing
2. Headwear
3. Shoes
4. Jewelry
5. Tools
6. Cooking Implements
7. Toy or Game
8. Other – Not listed above
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DIVISION 4:4-HPOSTERS

Must be a 4-H Member

Contact: Morgan Beaty or Stephanie Sherfield at the 4-H Office – 615-444-9584

CLASS 1 – UNDER 9 YEARS ~ CLASS 2 – 9 - 13 YEARS ~ CLASS 3 – 14 - 18 YEARS

PREMIUMS: 1st - $12 2nd - $9 3rd - $7

POSTER SIZE: 14” x 22”

LOT

1. Dairy Food Poster
2. General 4-H Poster (4-H Poster Art)
3. 4-H Project Poster

DIVISION 5: PHOTOGRAPHY

CLASS 1 – 5 - 8 YEARSCLASS 2 – 9 - 13 YEARSCLASS 3 – 14 - 18 YEARS

PREMIUMS: 1st - $12 2nd - $9 3rd - $7

Best of Show Ribbon Awarded in Each Lot

RULES:

  • All photos must be the original work of the exhibitor.
  • Exhibitor is limited to one (1) photograph in each lot.
  • Name, phone number and age of the exhibitor must be on the back upper right, whichever orientation is presented. This is to ensure the photo is entered into the correct class.
  • Judging will be based on quality, composition, originality and relevance.
  • All photos must be 8 x 10 and mounted on mat board with a stiff backing. NO poster board.The mat board must be 11 x 14 ONLY with an 8 x 10 opening.All others cannot be entered.
  • Any color mat will be accepted. No decoration is allowed on mat. NO framed pictures.
  • Due to limited display space, the same image cannot be entered in both color and black and white.
  • The management of the Fair reserves the right to refuse any photograph deemed unsuitable for competition and all photographs will be displayed at the discretion of the management of the Fair.
  • Entries that do not meet requirements may be disqualified for awards.
  • Any photograph that has previously been entered at this Fair is ineligible to compete.

COLOR – LOTS 1 – 20

People

1. Infant
2. Female (not infant)
3. Male (not infant)
4. Multiple (2 or more)
5. Candid

Scenic

6. Landscape
7. Waterscape
8. Skyscape (sunsets, clouds, etc.)
9. Weather (snow scene, lightning, thunderstorm, etc.)
10. Cityscape (skyline, traffic, crowds)

Nature

11. Birdlife
12. Insects
13. Pets
14. Plants/Flowers
15. Wildlife

Other

16. Architecture (Building, bridges, etc.)
17. Farm Life (Barns, hay bales, farm animals, tractors or other equipment, etc.)
18. Landmark/Monuments (Local, state, federal, etc.)
19. Special Effects (such as multiple exposure, time lapse, special use of filters, etc.)
20. Sports or Action
21. Transportation (Vehicles, trains, planes, bikes, etc.- tractors included in #15)
22. Still Life (A combination of objects arranged by the photographer in a pleasing composition.)
23.Fair Theme

BLACK & WHITE

LOTS 24 - 29

24. Animals
25. Architecture
26. People
27. Landscape, waterscape or skyscape
28. Still Life (A combination of objects arranged by the photographer in a pleasing composition.)
29. Landmark/Monument

DIVISION 6: 4-H EXHIBITS
  • Must have been a 4-H member during the 2017–2018 year.
  • Exhibit must be related to the 4-H member’s 4-H Project (not school or science project).
  • Exhibits must be registered and assembled on Saturday, August 11, 2018, between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

PREMIUMS: 1st - $20 2nd - $15 3rd - $12


Class 1 - 4-H Record Book
Lot 1 - (Grade 6)
Lot 2 - (Grades 7-8)
Lot 3 - (Grades 9-12)

Class 2 - 4-H Table Top Exhibits
Must be free standing and furnish own card table
Lot 1 - (Grades 4-6)
Lot 2 - (Grades 7-8)
Lot 3 - (Grades 9-12)

Contact Morgan Beaty or Stephanie Sherfield at the 4-H Office for more information: (615)444-9584

DIVISION 7: BAKED PRODUCTS AND THE SWEET SHOP

Premiums: 1st - $12 • 2nd - $9 • 3rd - $7

RULES:

  • All entries in this division must be entered Thursday, August 16, 2018, between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
  • No purchased mixes may be used. All entries must be made from scratch.
  • Winning entries must be left for display throughout the Fair.
  • Entries that do not place will not be displayed.They will be donated to various non-profit organizations.
  • Entries must be in disposable containers. All other containers become property of the Fair.
  • All entries become the property of the Fair and will not be returned.

CLASS 1 – 5-8 YEARS OF AGE

LOT

1. Biscuits (3)
2. Brownies - Iced (3)
3. Brownies - Un-iced (3)
4. Candy (3 Servings)
5. Cornbread (3 Servings)
6. Cupcakes - Decorated (3)
7. Muffins (3)

8-14 Cookies - Plate of 3

8. Bar
9. Chocolate Chip
10. No Bake
11. Oatmeal
12. Peanut Butter
13. Snickerdoodles
14. Sugar

CLASS 2 – 9-13 YEARS OF AGE

LOT

1. Biscuits (3)
2, Brownies – Iced (3)
3. Brownies - Un-iced (3)
4. Cake - Iced
5. Candy (3 Servings)
6. Candy - Chocolate (3 Servings)
7. Cornbread Muffins or Sticks (3)
8. Cupcakes - Decorated (3)
9. Fruit Cobbler
10. Fudge - Chocolate (3 Servings)
11. Fudge - Peanut Butter (3 Servings)
12. Muffins (3)
13. Sour Dough Bread (1 Loaf or 3 Rolls)

14-17 Pies

14. Custard

15. Fruit
16. Cream with Meringue
17. Chocolate Fudge

18-24 Cookies - Plate of 3

18. Bar

19. Chocolate Chip
20. No Bake
21. Oatmeal
22. Peanut Butter
23. Snickerdoodles
24. Sugar

CLASS 3: 14-18 YEARS OF AGE

LOT

1. Biscuits (3)
2. Brownies – Iced (3)
3. Brownies - Un-iced (3)
4. Cake - Decorated
5. Cake - Iced (2 Layer)
6. Candy (3 Servings)
7. Cupcakes - Decorated (3)
8. Fried Fruit Pies (3)
9. Fruit Cobbler
10. Fudge - Chocolate (3 Servings)
11. Fudge - Peanut Butter (3 Servings)
12. Muffins (3)
13. Sour Dough Bread (1 Loaf or 3 Rolls)
14. Cornbread Muffins or Sticks (3)
15. Yeast Bread (1 Loaf or 3 Rolls)

16-19 Pies

16. Custard

17. Fruit
18. Cream with Meringue
19. Chocolate Fudge

20-26 Cookies - Plate of 3

20. Bar

21. Chocolate Chip
22. No Bake
23. Oatmeal
24. Peanut Butter
25. Snickerdoodles
26. Sugar

DIVISION 8:PLANTS

(Flowers and Herbs)

CLASS 1 – 5 - 8 YEARS CLASS 2 – 9 - 13 YEARS CLASS 3 – 14 - 18 YEARS

PREMIUMS: 1st - $12 2nd - $9 3rd - $7

  • All entries in this division must be entered Thursday, August 16, 2018, between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
  • Lots 1-9 are for specimens only (only 1 stem per entry).
  • Bud Vases will be provided.All other containers become property of the Fair and will not be returned.
  • All flowers must be in plastic pots only, 12 in. across or less, and no taller than 36”.

LOT

1. 1 Cut Miniature Rose
2. 1 Cut Rose
3. Dahlia
4. Marigold – Large over 2”
5. Marigold – Small under 2”
6. Mixed Arrangement (5 kinds of flowers)
7. Other Cut Flowers – (3 of a kind)
8. Petunia
9. Sunflower (5" across or less – petal to petal)
10. Zinnia – Large over 2”
11. Zinnia – Small under 2”
12. African Violets
13. Blooming Geranium in Pot
14. Herb in a pot
15. Mixed Flowers grown in a Pot (3 or more kinds)
16. Plants Growing for Blooms (Hanging Baskets, etc.)
17. Plants Growing for Foliage (Coleus, Fern, Potato Vine, etc.)
18. Terrarium
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