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Wheat Land Communities’ Fair Ticket Prices
**Advance Tickets (Through Aug. 30, 2017) Family Pass $60.00 Adult Pass $25.00 Senior Pass* $20.00 Youth Pass (ages 5-12 ) $15.00
Thursday, Friday, Saturday Daily Admission Family Day Pass $25.00 Adult Day Pass $ 9.00 Senior Day Pass* $ 7.00 Youth Day Pass $ 6.00
Tickets at the Gate as of Aug. 31, 2017 Family Pass $65.00 Adult Pass $28.00 Senior Pass* $22.00 Youth Pass $18.00
Sunday, Sept. 3, Day Admission Family Day Pass $15.00 Adult Day Pass $ 5.00 Senior Day Pass* $ 4.00 Youth Day Pass $ 3.00
Family passes are for members of immediate family only (those living under the same roof!) *Senior – age 62 years and older. **Advance Tickets are sold by Fair Board or Rodeo Members or at the following locations: Leffel, Otis & Warwick in Ritzville; Ritzville Drug Co., Java Bloom in Washtucna; Jim’s Market in Lind.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS GENERAL INFORMATION: Fair Board................................................................. 1 General Rules And Regulations............................... 2 Livestock Rules and Regulations............................. 2 Health Requirements FOR LIVESTOCK............... 2-3 Market Auction Sale Rules and Regulations........... 3 FFA Policy Statement on Livestock Competitions.... 3 4-H Policy Statement on Livestock Competitions..... 3 Campground Rules and Registration..................... 10 WLCF and Ritzville Rodeo Schedule..................... 14 CONTESTS: Livestock Fitting and Showing Contest............. 3 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Contest.................. 3 4-H/FFA Round Robin Fitting and Showing Contest........................................... 3 4-H/FFA Herdsmanship Contests...................... 3 Gymkhana......................................................... 5 Alfalfa Hay King/Queen Contest....................... 6 Jar and Loaf Contests....................................... 6 4-H Record Books........................................... 11 ENTRY FORMS: Exhibitor’s Code of Ethics................................. 3 Animal Entry Form ........................................... 5 Campground Rules......................................... 10
DEPARTMENTS: B. Booths & Displays......................................... 4 C. Beef.............................................................. 4 D. Dairy............................................................. 4 E. Swine............................................................ 4 F. Sheep........................................................... 4 FF. Goats........................................................... 4 G. Poultry, Rabbits & Cavies............................. 5 H. Horses.......................................................... 5 I. Dog Show...................................................... 6 J. Field Crops.................................................... 6 K. Fruits and Vegetables................................... 7 L. Plants and Flowers........................................ 7 M. Food Preservation........................................ 8 N. Baking........................................................... 8 O. Clothing........................................................ 8 P. Machine Stitching......................................... 9 Q. Handiwork.................................................... 9 QQ. Quilts.......................................................... 9 R. Arts and Crafts – Adult, Youth..................... 10 T. Photography................................................ 10 U. 4-H Projects................................................ 11 V. Model Kits................................................... 12 W. Agricultural Mechanics and Trade Skills.... 12 X. Spinning, Weaving and Wool ..................... 12 Y. Antique Machinery....................................... 13 WW. Woodworking.......................................... 13
WHEAT LAND COMMUNITIES’ FAIR BOARD Fritz Coon............................................ President Janet Manke................................ Vice-President John Keeling........................................ Secretary Aaron Esser......................................... Treasurer Lori Williams......Livestock Sale Committee Sec. Andy Williams..............................Board Member Justin Palmer...............................Board Member Jodie Esser..................................Board Member Jan Collard..................................Board Member The members of the fair board are serving without any compensation, other than the pleasure received in promoting a worthwhile community enterprise.
July 20, 2017
Fair Exhibitors’ Guide
How do I become an exhibitor? It’s Easy!
1. Look through the Exhibitors’ Guide and determine if you have items that you have created, grown, baked, etc. over this past year. 2. Bring your items down to the fairgrounds Wednesday from 4-8 p.m.. If you are unable to drop your items, friends or family are allowed to do it for you. 3. Obtain an Exhibitor’s Number in the Knuth Building. 4. Our volunteers will direct you to the Exhibitor’s Building where, with the help of a department superintendent, you will fill out an Entry Tag. 5. Leave your item to be judged. 6. You can view your items and all exhibits throughout the fair.
7. All items, ribbons, and special prizes can be picked up at the conclusion of the fair Sunday 2:15 p.m.** 8. All premium monies awarded will be mailed.
GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS ENTRIES: 1. All exhibits will be entered between the hours of 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday of fair week. 2. Livestock entries, including poultry and rabbits, which by requirement are pre-registered, will be entered between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. (See more information pertaining to livestock entries on pages 4-5.) 3. NO PRE-REGISTRATION OF EXHIBITS OTHER THAN LIVESTOCK IS ACCEPTED. 4. Exhibitors must register at Fair Office and be assigned an exhibitor’s number prior to entering exhibits. One exhibitor number should be used for all exhibits entered by an individual. Livestock exhibitors will be assigned an exhibitor number when their animal pre-registration is received and should use that exhibitor number for ALL entries outside of the livestock departments. 5. FFA and 4-H exhibitors should use their FFA or 4-H specific exhibitor number for ALL entries they exhibit at the fair, not just project items 6. The following class listing and age requirements apply to entries throughout the fair. Age determined as of October 1st of current year. Class: 1. 4-H Cloverbuds: Ages 5-7 2. 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 3. 4-H Intermediate: Ages 11-13 4. 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 5. FFA 6. Open Youth (Under the age of 19 yrs. as of Jan. 1st) 7. Open Adult (Ages 19 yrs. and over as of Jan. 1) 7. Exhibit must have been produced or completed in the past 12 months and be the sole work of the exhibitor. 8. Check specific rules under Department listings. Some areas have special requirements. 9. Department Superintendents are responsible for accepting or rejecting all entries. They reserve the right to refuse any exhibit that, in their judgment, is not of high enough quality or is deemed to be offensive. All entries accepted will be judged except exhibits marked DISPLAY ONLY. 10.No one exhibit may be entered in more than one lot, except livestock. 11.Regularly enrolled 4-H members within the club year and with appropriate projects should enter under 4-H Division. No cross-entering of like items in 4-H and Open Class. 12. Space for display booths, commercial exhibits and concessions must be arranged in advance, preferably by Aug. 15. Exhibitors are responsible for preparation and decoration of their own booth and must keep the space neat and clean. All materials for decorating must be fire proof and supplied by exhibitor. Booths, displays and concessions must be in place by 8 a.m. on Thursday and remain intact until 2 p.m. on Sunday. 13. ALL EXHIBITS MUST REMAIN IN PLACE UNTIL OFFICIAL CLOSE OF THE FAIR OR EXHIBITOR WILL FORFEIT PREMIUMS EARNED. 14. Any exhibit, article or stand left in the building or on the grounds after 7 p.m. on Sunday will be at risk of the owner, and after three days will become the property of the Fair. 15. The Wheat Land Communities’ Fair will take every precaution within its power for the safe preservation of all stock and articles on exhibit. However, the Fair will not be responsible for any loss, damage or injury of persons, animals or property while on the Fairgrounds or in connection with Fair activities. JUDGING 1. All exhibits will be judged by the Danish system. Exhibits will be judged on quality, irrespective of the number of entries in a lot. The judge will not issue a ribbon if an exhibit is not up to standard quality. ALL JUDGES’ DECISIONS ARE FINAL. 2. Ribbon awards for open class are as follows: In order for an exhibit to qualify for a special ribbon it must first receive a blue ribbon in its lot. The single best entry from each Section will be awarded Best of Class ribbon. The Best of Show is selected from the Best of Class winners. No additional
the time of vet check. Records will be reviewed by the fair veterinarian and if any discrepancies are found, animal will be denied access to market sale. 5. All exhibitors and participants must purchase and display a fair pass. 6. All exhibitors, club leaders, advisors and superintendents must attend informational meeting in the Livestock Barn at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday evening of fair week. 7. Each exhibitor will furnish own feed and feeding equipment. Fair will furnish bedding. 8. Date of ownership of exhibit must be March 1 for steers, June 1 for hogs, July 1 for sheep or goats, July 15 for rabbits and poultry. 9. All cattle must have a satisfactory neck rope in addition to halter and rope in use at all times in barn during the fair. 10. THIS IS A JUNIOR SHOW! Exhibitors must do their own work! They are competing with each other for placing and competing for recognition of their ability and initiative to raise and present their livestock to the judges and public. PARENTS AND OTHER ADULTS ARE REQUIRED TO REFRAIN FROM THE PREPARATION OF LIVESTOCK WHILE AT THE SHOW!! This show could not exist if we didn’t have the wonderful cooperation of all of the parents and others, however, the actual work at the show MUST be done by the exhibitor. If help is needed exhibitors are encouraged to ask another exhibitor to assist. 11. Each exhibitor must own, take care of and exhibit his/her own animals unless excused by management for reasons that are deemed sufficient, and will be responsible for the care and cleanliness of his/her pens or stalls. 4-H exhibitors are allowed to lease an animal if the animal is not sold at auction. An exhibitor may be removed from participation if his/her animal and pen are not properly cared for. Exhibitor must also prepare his/ her animals for use in stock judging contests upon request of the Division Superintendent or forfeit his/her premium money and all rights and privileges of the Show. (*4-H allows exhibitor to lease an animal that will not be sold at auction.) 12. Only dehorned or naturally polled steers will be eligible to show. Any beef animals having horns over two inches only from the skin at the base of the horn to the tip will be disqualified. All beef animals must be halter broken and manageable. 13. If animal does not make minimum MARKET weight, it automatically goes into feeder class. 14. All animals in market class will be sold at the market auction and each exhibitor must show in one division of fitting and showing to be eligible for
premium points are given for special ribbons. The judge has the right to not award special ribbons if they do not believe the quality of exhibits merits a higher award. 3. The Fair Board reserves the right to add classes not listed in the premium book when deemed necessary and in the best interest of the Fair. It reserves final and absolute right to interpret rules and settle controversies incidental to the Fair. GROUNDS RULES 1. The Fair Office cannot cash personal checks! 2. No “For Sale” or other commercial signs are allowed on any exhibit that is entered for competition. 3. No bicycles or skateboards are allowed on the fairgrounds. 4. NO DOGS are allowed on the fairgrounds. Exception may be made for service dogs or dogs involved in contracted dog events. These dogs must be on a leash and the owner is responsible for clean up and proper disposal of their pet’s waste. 5. Advertising is restricted: No persons shall be permitted to distribute advertising matter or promote upon the grounds, except from their place of business or exhibit space. The tacking or posting of any advertisements, bills, etc. other than within the space occupied by exhibits is strictly prohibited. The parking lot is included in the advertising restrictions. 6. Access to the fairgrounds and buildings during the Fair will be controlled for safety and security purposes. Admission Gates will open at 7:30 a.m. Thursday through Sunday. 7. Vendors and Campers with appropriate vehicle passes issued by the Fair will be allowed LIMITED ACCESS for restocking until 10 a.m. All unauthorized vehicles must park in the general parking lot or will be towed at the owner’s expense. 8. Commercial exhibit building (Knuth Building) will be open to the public from 10 a.m to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and on Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Access to exhibits may be restricted on Thursday morning to allow for judging. Gates and buildings will be locked at 10 p.m. each evening. 9. Lost and found is located in the Fair Office. PREMIUMS 1. Premium money will be paid to an exhibitor based on the number of points assigned to the ribbon award for each exhibit determined by the judge. Premium points are listed for each department. The Fair Board will determine how much each point is worth and award premium money accordingly. 2. Premium money checks issued by the Fair will be cancelled if not cashed within 60 days of receipt and will be considered a donation to the general fair fund. 3. Exhibitors, exhibitors’ parents or leaders of exhibitors failing to comply with or knowingly violating any Fair or Show rules may forfeit premiums or be barred from future showing at Wheat Land Communities’ Fair. 4. If for any reason such as war, weather or other act of God, the income for the current Wheat Land Communities’ Fair is impaired, all prizes, premiums and awards may be prorated. LIVESTOCK RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. All livestock must be pre-registered by August 15. Pre-registration form must be completed and accompanied by a signed Exhibitor’s Code of Ethics, season pass fee and sanitation fee. Exhibitor numbers will be issued to livestock exhibitors when registration is received and can be picked up in the Fair office the day of weigh-in. 2. Late livestock entries may be accepted by authorization of department superintendents and fair board representative, if space is available. 3. Breeding stock must be pre-registered and will be allowed on space availability only. Check with the superintendent. 4. 4-H and FFA exhibitors must have a valid Quality Assurance Certification in order to be eligible for the livestock sale. The exhibitor must submit one copy of the completed Health Record Form and Feed Record for each animal being entered for market sale at
**If you are unable to pick up your items all unclaimed exhibits will be moved to the fair office. If you have any questions please feel free to contact department superintendents listed in each section of the guide or Morgane Roth at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 509-650-7003.
sale. 15. No boars, bulls or rams will be used in 4-H of FFA fitting and showing contest. 16. 4-H, FFA and Open Youth may enter unregistered breeding stock. 17. No electric clippers allowed in steel pens and wash area. No electric blowers allowed in wash area. Clipping is encouraged to be done at home. Clipping hogs in wooden pens acceptable. Major clipping of steers must be done prior to fall fair. Minor, touch-up clipping can be done at fair under supervision or with the help of another student exhibitor. Failure to comply with clipping rules will result in consequences determined by the Livestock Committee (overall livestock superintendent, livestock sale committee president and fair board president). 18. 4-Hers may enter Open Class unless otherwise stated in the Department, but they may not show the same animal in 4-H and Open Class. A separate animal must be entered. 19. Clover Bud 4-H (Ages 5-7) in livestock departments will receive participation ribbons only. Premium points will be awarded at the same value as a red ribbon in the small animals only department. 20. Brand slips are required for transfer of ownership on all beef animals (See Rule 5d under Market Auction rules and regulations.) 21. Vet bills are the responsibility of the exhibitor. 22. No animal may be removed or replaced with another animal without the consent of the Fair Board and Department Superintendent. 23. The Fair Board reserves the right to request the removal of unruly stock with input from the Superintedent. 24. Protests regarding violations of livestock rules and regulations of the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair must be submitted in writing, complete with the signature of the person making the protest; must be presented by that person to the Overall Livestock Superintendent within 12 hours of the occurrence of the incident; must be presented with a non-refundable $25 fee in cash only. Protests will be dealt with by the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair Board. This is the only way a protest will be considered. Decisions by the Fair Board are final. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS FOR LIVESTOCK 1. Although individual health certificates on Washington animals are not required for entry, the fair veterinarian shall issue a blanket health certificate covering all in-state entries to the fair. Every market animal entered at the fair must have a completed, signed, Quality Assurance Health Record for
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that animal to be turned in to scale officials at weigh-in. 2. No animal from a quarantined area or premise will be permitted to enter the fair or show. 3. All out-of-state animal entries must comply with State of Washington import regulations. 4. All out-of-state horses must have a negative coggins test within six (6) months except horses from Oregon. 5. A USDA scrapies tag for sheep and goats regardless of age or sex is required. 6. Fair veterinarian requires that all livestock be washed prior to entry in fair and transported in trailers or trucks that have been cleaned. 7. Fair veterinarian will inspect all classes of livestock and poultry (including horses, pet animals, rabbits, fur-bearing animals, pigeons, ducks, geese and turkeys) before they are unloaded to determine that the livestock and poultry show no clinical indications or contagious, infectious disease or ectoparasites. 8. Fair veterinarian must and will reject animals with infectious or contagious diseases or ectoparasites. Exhibitors should be made aware that ringworm, warts, pinkeye, strangles, contagious ecthyma, scabies, lice, mites, ticks and fleas fall into these categories. 9. Fair veterinarian shall reject those animals exhibiting disease symptoms during the course of the fair also. 10. It is strongly recommended, but not required, that cattle be vaccinated in the current show year against the respiratory diseases. 11. Fair veterinarian’s professional decision as to the health status of an animal is final and shall be upheld by the fair board. MARKET AUCTION RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. Sale is open to members of Ritzville, Lind and Washtucna FFA Chapters and 4-H members enrolled in East Adams County 4-H. Any youth participating in auction sale and not completing present year’s project will be ineligible for any auction privileges the following year. The 4-H leaders and Vocational Agriculture instructors involved will determine eligibility. 2. Each exhibitor is limited to the number of sales as follows: Rabbit –1or Poultry–1, Market Hogs – 2, Market Lambs – 2, Market Goats – 2, Market Steers – 2, or any combination not to exceed two (2) animals per exhibitor. Exhibitors enrolled in an FFA or 4-H project must participate in fitting and showing to be eligible for the sale. Market classes are open only to WLCF Jr. Livestock sale eligible animals. 3. Animals must meet minimum grade standards as follows: Market Rabbit – Must be a meat breed. See list on page 9. Market Poultry – Must be a meat breed. See list on page 9. Market Hogs – U.S. No. 1, U.S. No. 2, and U.S. No. 3 and weigh between 230 and 300 pounds. Market Lambs – Prime, Choice or Good and weigh 100-160 pounds. Recommended fleece length not to exceed three-quarters inch. Only touch-up clipping allowed after weight-in. All lambs must be washed prior to fair. Lambs displaying the Calipyge gene may not be accepted by packers. Exhibitors must make arrangements for a private buyer as determined by the Superintendent. Market Goats – 60-95 pounds. Market Steers – Prime, Choice or Select and weigh between 1,100 and 1,550 pounds. SPECIAL NOTE: ANY SPECIES OF ANIMAL NOT FITTING THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE MARKET STANDARDS (ie. Heavyweight of any species or improper staple length of wool in sheep) AS STIPULATED IN THE WHEAT LAND COMMUNITIES’ FAIR EXHIBITORS’ GUIDE WILL NOT BE SOLD. Exhibitors with animals not meeting scale weight limits must contact the Livestock Sale Office by 8 a.m. Saturday to clarify disposition of animal after fair. 4. All animals must be in place by 8 p.m on Wednesday of fair week. NO EXCEPTIONS. 5. All sheep, goats and hogs will be
weighed between the hours of 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday of fair week. Beef will be weighed between 7-8 a.m. on Thursday of fair week. a. Exhibitors must be present when their stock is weighed or make prior arrangements with livestock superintendent and leader. b.Livestock department superintendents will be allowed in the scale house during weigh-in of animals. c. Animals will only be weighed once. Reweigh is possible only if animal is taken directly off scales, scales balanced and animal reweighed immediately. NO EXCEPTIONS. d. Brand slips must be presented to the Beef Superintendent at the time of weigh-in. (One animal-one brand slip to be signed by the exhibitor/ owner and co-signed to Wheat Land Communities’ Fair.) If exhibitor does not own the brand on the animal, he also must have a brand release from the seller to the exhibitor. 6. Pictures of exhibitor and his/her animal(s) will be taken prior to market classes on Thursday of fair week for use on buyer appreciation certificates at Saturday’s auction. 7. Conduct of Sale: a. Sale time will be 1:30 p.m. on Saturday of fair week b. Selling order will be swine, beef, sheep, goats, fur & feather. c. 4-H exhibitors will open the sale in each species then FFA. d. Each exhibitor may sell one animal per department until all other exhibitors within that department have had the opportunity to sell one animal also. e. Grand Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Champion animals will sell in ribbon order regardless of the animal’s ownership. 8. Three percent of gross sale amount will be held in the livestock sale account as a reserve and to pay for costs associated with conducting the sale. 9. Following the sale the seller will exhibit an 8” X 11” sign listing seller and buyer, provided by the sale committee office, and place it above the animal for the duration of the fair. 10.Seller is responsible for care and feeding of sale animal until the official end of the fair. 11.After 2 p.m. on Sunday of fair week stall decorations can be removed. Early removal of decorations will result in forfeit of premiums. 12.The livestock barn will be closed at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday to everyone but the “load-out committee” to insure safety and efficiency while animals are being loaded out. 13.Sale animals must be loaded out by 8 p.m. on Sunday of fair weekend by their prospective processor unless advance arrangements have been made with the Sale Committee. FFA POLICY STATEMENT ON LIVESTOCK COMPETITIONS The National FFA organization believes that livestock exhibition and judging competitions offer significant opportunities for the personal, social and career growth of its members. Participation in all competitive events requires the highest personal standards of ethics, integrity and fair play as called for in the FFA Code of Ethics. FFA members are expected to comply with the specific rules of each competition and to adhere to the National Show Ring Code of Ethics. Additionally, FFA does not condone or tolerate abuse or mistreatment of animals in any form in its activities, programs or competitions. The organization actively supports the training and education of FFA members and advisors in the proper ethical behavior for livestock competitions and in the application of sound humane principles of animal husbandry. 4-H POLICY STATEMENT ON LIVESTOCK COMPETITIONS The use of illegal drugs and/or the improper use of animal health products or foreign substances will not be tolerated in the Washington State 4-H Development Program. Extension personnel, 4-H volunteers, families, youth and fair/show officials have a legal and moral obligation not to misuse these products. We have the responsibility to tell others not to use these substances, and report those who do use any illegal substance. The administration of any drug or medication
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that could affect an animal’s performance resulting in an unfair advantage or the disposition of the animal is unacceptable. Additionally, there are federal penalties for using illegal substances in animals that are going into the nation’s food supply. LIVESTOCK FITTING & SHOWING CONTESTS Departments C, D, E, F and FF Section LS – Fitting & Showing Class 1 – 4-H Cloverbuds: Ages 5-7 Class 2 – 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 Class 3– 4-H Intermediates: Ages 11-13 Class 4 – 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 Class 5 – FFA Class 6 – Open Youth * (Small animals only: rabbits, poultry and pygmy goats are acceptable) Premium points awarded: Blue – 50 Red – 30 White – 10 Ribbons will be awarded at the discretion of the species judge and superintendent. The overall Grand Champion in each species will be eligible to compete in the Round Robin Fitting and Showing Contest. Any entry in the 4-H Primary division will receive a participation ribbon only. Premium points will be awarded at the same value as a red ribbon. Big Bend Electric Cooperative will award a $50 savings bond to the 4-H and FFA Grand Champion for Fitting and Showing in the Beef, Sheep, Swine and Horse departments. 4-H/FFA LIVESTOCK JUDGING CONTEST DEPARTMENT LJ Superintendent – Andy Williams, 650-7275 Saturday at 8:30 a.m. in Livestock Barn Premium points awarded to WLCF exhibitors: Blue 15 – Red 10 – White 6 Section A – Lot 1 1. The contest will be composed of two classes each of beef, sheep and swine. Four animals will constitute a class. Selection of animals will be arranged by the superintendents. 2. The standard Hormel cards and grading system will be used. 3. Results will be posted after tabulation and contestant cards will be discarded one hour after results are posted. Questions concerning scoring must be made within this time. 4. Each contestant does his/her own judging. There is no conferring among contestants while the contest is in progress. Contestants violating this rule may be scored a zero for the class or classes in question. ROUND ROBIN FITTING & SHOWING CONTEST Department RR Superintendent: Amanda Klindworth, 206-949-4581 • The overall Fitting & Showing Grand Champion in each species (Beef, Sheep, Swine, Goat & Horse) will be eligible to compete in the Round Robin Fitting and Showing Contest. • If the Grand Champion is not able to compete, the Reserve Grand Champion of Fitting & Showing may take his/her place. • All Round Robin Qualifiers will prepare and share their own animal for the contest providing the animal is not a safety concern. Otherwise the Superintendent for that department will find
an alternative animal and they will also provide handlers. • If there is not a 4-H or FFA Grand Champion in a department, additional animals will be filled in by the respective superintendent. • All contestants will enter the ring with the correct species and proceed to show them for the allotted time. When the judge indicates, they will rotate to the next species and show it for the allotted time. This will continue until each contestant has shown each species. • The show person earning the most points will be named the All-Around Show Person in their group. Should there be a tie; the flip of a coin will be the tie breaker. • No contestant may participate in both the FFA and 4-H Round Robin contests. If they qualify for both, they must choose one. • Trophies will be presented to the overall Champion Show Person in both the 4-H and FFA Divisions. Monetary awards are presented based on rank : 1st - $35, 2nd - $20, 3rd - $15, 4th - $10, 5th - $5 Lot: 1. 4-H 2. FFA 4-H and FFA HERDMANSHIP CONTESTS DEPARTMENT C, E, F, FF, G, H Superintendent – Amanda Klindworth, 206-949-4581 The purpose of the herdsmanship contest is to encourage exhibitors to care for animals, pens and equipment properly and to display their exhibits in a husbandrylike manner, keeping stalls and animals clean and attractive at all times. All chapters and clubs with one or more animals in a division will automatically be entered. Both FFA Chapters and 4-H Clubs will be competing for ONE AWARD in the beef barn, ONE AWARD in swine, ONE AWARD in sheep, one award in horses, ONE AWARD in rabbits, ONE AWARD in goats and ONE AWARD in dairy. Judging for the contest will be done at random between the hours of 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 8 a.m. and noon on Sunday. Scores will be posted daily and the winners will be announced at the Livestock Awards Ceremony on Sunday. NOTE: All work is to be done by exhibitor. Leaders and parents found doing work will disqualify the club or chapter. Any infraction of the rules may be reported to the Livestock Superintendent who will notify the herdmanship judge. The award of $20 each in the beef, sheep, swine, goat, horse and rabbit barns will be divided among the exhibiting participants of the winning club or chapter. Award will be withheld if, at the discretion of the judges, the herdsmanship is not of blue ribbon quality. Section HS Lot: 1. Beef. 2. Dairy. 3. Swine. 4. Sheep. 5. Goats. 6. Horses. 7. Rabbits/Poultry.
EXHIBITOR’S CODE OF ETHICS
(Please sign and return with Animal Entry Form) ˜ I believe that my participation in the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair should demonstrate my own ability, knowledge and skill as a feeder, manager and exhibitor of livestock/animal(s). ˜ I will do my own work to the full extent of my capabilities and otherwise will only accept advice and support from others. ˜ I realize that I am responsible for: • The proper care and safe, humane treatment of my animal(s) • The production of high quality, safe and wholesome food • Demonstrating strong moral character as an example to others ˜ I will not use or allow the use of abusive, fraudulent or illegal practices in the feeding, ﬁtting and showing of my animal(s). ˜ I consent to having my animal(s) subjected to drug/substance testing. ˜ I have kept complete and accurate records of all feeds, medications and treatments given to my animal(s). ˜ I will read, understand and follow the rules without exception of the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair in which I am a participant and ask that my parents and the supervisor of my project will do the same. ˜ My livestock/animal project will be an example of how to accept what life has to offer, both good and bad, and how to live with the outcome. ˜ I will not criticize, or interfere with the judge, other exhibitors or fair ofﬁcials before, during or after fair events. ˜ I have read, understand, support and will abide by the above Code of Ethics. ˜ I have signed the attached hold-harmless and release form. _______________________________________________________ Exhibitor
_______________________________________________________ Project Supervisor (4-H Leader/FFA Advisor)
ALL signatures are required for the exhibitor to be eligible to participate fully in the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair.
Hold-Harmless and Release Form
The undersigned, parents or guardians of ______________________________________, a participant at the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair, hereby indemniﬁes and holds harmless the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair board members, 4-H club leaders, FFA advisors, superintendents and assistants speciﬁcally including any and all volunteers or personnel involved with supervision, control and marketing of livestock exhibits from any claims of any kind whatsoever or of any nature for injury to the person or damage to the property of ________________ ____________________, his/her parents, siblings or heirs. This indemnity and hold-harmless agreement shall be considered a complete waiver and total waiver of any liability on the part of the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair, its servants, agents or volunteers engaged in the supervision and control as set forth herein above. ________________________________________ Exhibitor Signature
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BOOTHS & DISPLAYS DEPARTMENT B Superintendent – Magen Keeling, email@example.com, 509-680-0362 RULES: 1.Exhibitors must contact Superintendent prior to Fair for space assignment. 2. Booths and displays may begin set up starting at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, be complete by 8 a.m. on Thursday and must remain intact until Sunday
BEEF DEPARTMENT C Superintendents: Andy Williams, 650-7275 Divisions: Entry card color I.............4-H .................... Green II............FFA.................... Yellow IV..........Open Youth........ Pink V ..........Open Adult......... White All exhibitors must comply with livestock rules and regulations, health requirements and Market Auction Rules & Regulations found on pages 2-3.
at 2 p.m. 3. Exhibit entry card must be completed in order to be eligible for judging. 4. Judging will award ribbons and/or cash prizes to the top 3 places. 5. Displays or any part thereof may not be entered in any other department (unless exhibit is part of a 4-H or FFA demonstration). 6. Booths & Displays must not have been entered in previous years. Score Sheet for Section A and B: Representation of Organization 500 pts. Use of Fair Theme 350 pts.
Section A – Market Class (FFA & 4-H Only) Premium points awarded: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25 Lots: 1. Market Steer – 1,100 –1,550 pounds 2. Feeders/Prospect Section B – Beef Breed Class Premium points awarded: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25 Breeds: a. Aberdeen Angus b. Crossbreed c. Hereford d. Shorthorn e. Others entered by breed name Lots: 1. Junior bull calf, 0-8 months
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Use of Communities Ag Products 250 pts. Appearance & Arrangement 200 pts. Originality 200 pts.
Design 150 Originality 200 Color 150 Attention Grabbing 150 Composition 150 Tells the story 200
Section A: Grange or Rural Community Group (Adult) Placing: 1st - $50 2nd - $40 3rd - $25
Section C: Commercial Booths Placing: 1st – Blue Premium Rosette, 2nd – Red Premium Rosette, 3rd – Aqua Premium Rosette
Section B: Grange or Rural Community Group (Youth) Placing: 1st - $20 2nd - $15 3rd- $10 Score Sheet for Section C & Section D:
2. Senior bull calf, 9-12 months 3. Junior yearling bull, 11-18 months** 4. Senior yearling bull, 12-24** months 5. Bulls, over 24 months** 6. Two bulls, bred and owned by exhibitor 7. Three bulls, bred and owned by exhibitor 8. Junior heifer calf, 0-8 months 9. Senior heifer calf, 9-12 months 10. Junior yearling heifer, 13-18 months 11. Senior yearling heifer, 19-24 months 12. Cow, 2-3 years
Section C – Feeder Steers Premium points awarded:
Section D: Educational Display Booths Placing: 1st – Blue Premium Rosette, 2nd – Red Premium Rosette, 3rd – Aqua Premium Rosette
Blue - 75 Red – 55 White – 25 Lots: 1. Feeder/Prospect Steer 2. Pen of 3 Feeder/Prospect Steers Section LS – Beef Fitting & Showing* Premium points awarded: Blue - 50, Red - 30, White – 10 One entry per exhibitor Class: 1. 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 2. 4-H Intermediates: Ages 11-13 3. 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 4. FFA 5. Open Youth *Grand Champion Fitting & Showing 4-H and FFA participate in Round Robin Contest.
Divisions: Entry card color I............4-H ..................... Green II...........FFA..................... Yellow IV..........Open Youth......... Pink V ..........Open Adult.......... White All exhibitors must comply with livestock rules and regulations, health requirements and Market Auction Rules & Regulations found on pages 2-3.
Section A – Dairy Breed Classes Premium points awarded: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25 Breeds: a. Ayrshire b. Brown Swiss c. Guernsey d. Holstein e. Jersey f. Other dairy breeds by name Lots: 1. Junior heifer, 0-8 months 2. Senior heifer, 9-12 months 3. Junior yearling heifer, 13-18 months 4. Senior yearling heifer, 19-24
months 5. Cow, 2 years, unfreshened 6. Cow, 2 years, freshened 7. Cow, 3 years, unfreshened 8. Cow, 4, 5 or 6 years, freshened 9. Dry Cow, 3 years and older 10. Dam and daughter, any age 11. Junior bull, 0-8 months 12. Senior bull, 9-12 months** 13. Junior yearling bull, 13-18 months** 14. Senior yearling bull, 19-24 months**
Section LS –Dairy Fitting & Showing Premium points awarded: Blue - 50, Red - 30, White – 10 One entry per exhibitor Class: 1. 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 2. 4-H Intermediates: Ages 11-13 3. 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 4. FFA 5. Open Youth
Lot 1: Market Swine: 230-300 pounds
Lot 2: Pen of 3 feeder swine (all breeds) Lot 3: Sow and litter (not over 8 weeks of age)
DEPARTMENT D Superintendents: Andy Williams, 650-7275
DEPARTMENT E Superintendent – Justin Palmer, 509-760-7339 Divisions: Entry card color I.............4-H ........................Green II............FFA........................Yellow IV..........Open Youth............Pink V ..........Open Adult.............White All exhibitors must comply with livestock rules and regulations, health requirements and Market Auction Rules & Regulations found on pages 2-3. Section A – Market Swine (FFA & 4-H Only) Premium points awarded: Blue – 55 Red –35 White –15
DEPARTMENT F Superintendent – Nannette Naught, 509-869-0530 Divisions: Entry card color I.......... 4-H .................... Green II......... FFA.................... Yellow IV....... Open Youth........ Pink V ....... Open Adult......... White
All exhibitors must comply with livestock rules and regulations, health requirements and Market Auction Rules & Regulations found on pages 2-3.
GOATS DEPARTMENT FF Superintendent – Nannette Naught, 509-869-0530 Divisions: Entry card color I..............4-H ..................... Green II.............FFA..................... Yellow IV............Open Youth......... Pink V ............Open Adult.......... White All exhibitors must comply with livestock rules and regulations, health requirements and Market Auction Rules & Regulations found on pages 2-3. Section A – Market Goat – 4-H and FFA only Premium points awarded in each lot Blue – 55 Red – 35 White – 15 Lot 1: Meat breed, 60-95 lbs. Lot 2: Feeders Section B – Breed Stock Premium points awarded in each lot Blue – 55 Red – 35 White – 15 Breeds: a. Saanens b. Toggenburgs
Section B – Breeding Stock Premium points awarded: Blue – 55 Red –35 White –15 Breeds: a. Yorkshire b. Chester White c. Duroc d. Berkshire e. Poland China f. Hampshire g. Crossbred h. Others entered by breed Lots: 1. Senior Boar, 6 months and under one year** 2. Junior Boar, under 6 months and over 2 months 3. Mature Sow, 2 years or over 4. Senior Sow, 19 months and Section A – Market Lamb – 4-H and FFA only Premium points awarded: Blue – 55 Red – 35 White – 15 Lot 1: Class I – 100-115 pounds Class II – 116-130 pounds Class III – 131-160 pounds Lot 2: Pen of 5 market lambs from each 4-H Club (1 or more animals from each member) Section B – Feeder Lambs Premium points awarded: Blue – 55 Red – 35 White – 15 Lot 1: 99 lbs. or less Lot 2: Pen of 3 feeder lambs Section C – Breed Stock Premium points awarded: Blue – 55 Red – 35 White – 15 c. Nubians d. Alpine e. LaMancha f. Pygmy g. Other entered by breed names Lots: 1. Junior doeling born March 1 or later 2. Senior doeling born January 1 to March 1 3. Doelings born before Jan. 1 and under 2 yrs. never freshened 4. Does, under 2 yrs in milk or freshened 5. Does, 2 yrs old and under 3 yrs old in milk or freshened 6. Does, 3 yrs old and under 5 yrs old in milk or freshened 7. Aged Does, 5 yrs old and over in milk or freshened 8. Dam, in milk, and daughter, any age over 4 months 9. Get of sire – 3 does, any age, any sire 10. Dairy Herd – 3 does in milk, owned by one exhibitor 11. Breeders herd – 3 does, owned by one exhibitor
under 2 years 5. Junior Sow, 1 year old and under 18 months 6. Senior Gilt, 6 months and under 1 year 7. Junior Gilt, under 6 months and over 2 months 8. Herd (boar and 3 sows from Lots 1-7 9. Produce of dam (4 from same sow – from Lots 1-7, breeding animals only 10. Get of sire (4 from same boar – from Lots 1-7, breeding animals only.
Section C – Feeder Swine Premium points awarded: Blue – 55 Red –35 White –15 Lot 1: Class I – 40-99 pounds (all breeds) Class II – 100-224 pounds
** Not 4-H
Section LS – Swine Fitting & Showing* Premium points awarded: Blue - 50, Red - 30, White – 10 One entry per exhibitor Class: 1. 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 2. 4-H Intermediates: Ages 11-13 3. 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 4. FFA 5. Open Youth *Grand Champion Fitting & Showing 4-H and FFA will participate in Round Robin Contest. ** Not 4-H
Breeds: a. Columbia b. Southdown c. Chevlot d. Suffolk e. Corridale f. Hampshire g. Crossbreeds h. Colored Breeds i. Others entered by breed names Lots: 1. Ram 2 years old and over** 2. Ram 1 year old and under 2 3. Ram lamb under 1 year 4. Ewe 2 years old and over 5. Ewe 1 year old and under 2 6. Ewe lamb under 1 year 7. Flock (Ram and 3 ewes from Lots 1-6) 8. Produce of dam (2 individuals
any age, either sex, from same ewe bred by exhibitor, Lots 1-6) 9. Get of sire (4 individuals any age, either sex, from same ram bred by exhibitor, Lots 1-6 Section LS – Sheep Fitting & Showing* Premium points awarded: Blue – 50 Red – 30 White – 10 One entry per exhibitor Class: 1. 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 2. 4-H Intermediates: Ages 11-13 3. 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 4. FFA 5. Open Youth *Grand Champion Fitting & Showing 4-H and FFA will participate in Round Robin Contest. **Not 4-H
Section C - Feeder Goats Premium points awarded: Blue – 55 Red – 35 White – 15 Lots: 1. Feeder Goat 2. Pen of 3 Feeder Goats
Class: 1. 4-H Cloverbuds: Ages 5-7** 2. 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 3. 4-H Intermediates: Ages 11-13 4. 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 5. FFA 6. Open Youth *Grand Champion Fitting & Showing 4-H and FFA will participate in Round Robin Contest. **Pygmy goats only
Section LS - Goat Fitting & Showing* Premium points awarded: Blue – 50 Red – 30 White – 10 One entry per exhibitor
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Poultry, Rabbits & Cavies DEPARTMENT G Superintendent – Janet Manke, 660-0495 Divisions: Entry card color I..........4-H ...................Green II.........FFA....................Yellow IV.......Open Youth.......Pink V .......Open Adult........White All exhibitors will comply with livestock rules & regulations, health requirements and Market Auction Rules & Regulations found on pages 2-3. Poultry, Rabbit & Cavy Rules: 1. Superintendent may limit amount of entries based upon available space. 2. Exhibitors must own rabbits, cavy or poultry they exhibit. Exhibitors are to show their own animals for judging unless excused by the Superintendent. 3. Entries should be washed if necessary. Clean feet and shanks. 4. Feather and groom all birds before the Fair. Any bird not meeting this specification will be refused. 5. Eggs are judged on external appearance and uniformity. 6. All rabbits must have a permanent and legible tattoo in the left ear or they will be disqualified. No felt marker tattoos allowed. 7. Animal must be entered and caged in general show at fair. 8. Contestants must carry their own animal to the show table. 9. Chicken, Exotic Fowl and Game Bird P-T Test. Chickens, exotic fowl and game birds must test negative for Salmonella pullorum-typhoid (PT) within 90 days of arriving at the fair. A certificate stating that the birds have been tested negative for P-T will be required upon arrival at fair and before birds will be allowed into
Horses DEPARTMENT H Superintendent – Erika Hennings, 509-659-1033: Heidi Tracy, 253-6864958 Divisions: Entry card color I.......... 4-H ................... Green II......... FFA................... Yellow IV....... Open Youth....... Pink V ....... Open Adult........ White All exhibitors will comply with livestock rules & regulations, health requirements and 4-H and FFA Market Auction Rules & Regulations found on pages 2-3.
Horse Department Rules: 1. Any exhibitor not complying with Fair or Horse Department rules will forfeit premium points or be excused from the event, subject to Horse Department Superin tendent. 2. All stalled horses must be checked by fair veterinarian before being * unloaded and stalled at the fair grounds. 3. All horses must be stalled on the Fairgrounds by 8 p.m. Wednesday. NO EXCEPTIONS! Check with superintendent for stall assignments. 4-H and FFA youth will have barn priority. 4. Open Show and Gymkhana horses hauled to the fairgrounds the day of H the event must remain tied to vehin cle/trailer when not in use and will have restricted access to facilities. 5. Exhibitors and parents only in restricted areas. NO EXCEPTIONS! 6. All riders age 18 and under shall be required to wear ATSM approved headgear while riding. 7. Boots must be worn at all times when riding or working with horses. 8. Each exhibitor is required to have his/her stall cleaned by 8 a.m. and maintain stall cleanliness throughout each day of the fair. 9. Hay nets must be removed from stalls by 8 p.m., unless they are hay bags. They may stay in stall. 10. Feeding outside of stalls is not permitted. 11. No loose horses in the small arena without adult supervision. 12. No unsupervised horses in the round pen at any time. SECTION I - HORSE CLINIC Thursday All 4-H and FFA Horse exhibitors are required to participate to receive premium points. Lot: 1. Educational Activity
July 20, 2017 the exhibit barns. Exception to providing a negative P-T certificate: For birds hatched in 2015, exhibitors that meet one of the two options below do not need to have their birds P-T tested prior to exhibit: 1. The exhibitor is a participant in the 2015 National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP); or 2. The show birds were bought from; a. NPIP participants; b. Hatcheries; or c. Feed stores The exhibitor will be required to provide proof of number 1 or 2 above. DEPT. G-P - POULTRY Section A – Market Poultry – 4-H & FFA Only **Special Rules: Sale poultry birds may be selected from a list of meat breeds. Chickens: Rock, Rhode Island, Orpington, New Hampshire, Cornish Cross, Sex Link, Australorp. Ducks: Pekin, Rouen. Turkeys: All. Geese: Chinese White. Lots: 1. Single Fryer 2. Single Roaster Section B – Poultry Breeds Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 15 White – 10 Classes: a. Standard Breeds b. Bantams c. Pigeons d. Turkeys e. Ducks f. Geese g. Pheasant h. Quail i. Other (Guinea, Chukar, Peafowl) Lots: 1. Male under 1 year 2. Female under 1 year 3. Male over 1 year 4. Female over 1 year 5. Pen of three 6. Three Fryers 7. One Fryer 8. One Roaster
SECTION II. 4-H AND FFA PERFORMANCE SHOW - Friday Section A – Performance Classes: Premium points awarded in each lot Divisions I, II & IV only: Blue – 20 Red – 10 White – 5 Section LS – Fitting & Showing*: Lots: A. 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 B. 4-H Intermediates: Ages 11-13 C. 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 D. FFA *Grand Champion Fitting & Showing 4-H and FFA will participate in Round Robin Contest. Grand Champion 4-H/ FFA showman receives Elizabeth Hennings Memorial traveling trophy. Each blue ribbon recipient in each class will return for the Grand Champion and Reserve Champion Placing. 4-H, FFA Show Lots: 1. Bareback Equitation 2. English Equitation 3. English Pleasure 4. Walk Trot 5. Western Equitation 6. Western Pleasure 7. Trail SECTION III. OPEN HORSE SHOW - SATURDAY Age Divisions: 17 & under: 18 & over Rules: • Pre-registration recommended with Horse Superintendent. To reserve a stall, you must send in an entry form by August 15. • Must obtain exhibitor number from the fair office to be eligible for premium points and awards. Proof of paid admission is required to obtain exhibitor number. • A flat fee of $10 will be charged for classes, which must be paid prior to show and/or class. • Premium points awarded in each lot. • Any problems regarding conduct inside/outside the arena or regarding the eligibility of an exhibitor will be directed to the Horse Superintendent for appropriate action. Lots: 1. Halter Mares – Open (all ages, all breeds) 2. Halter Geldings – Open (all ages, all breeds *Each blue ribbon recipient in the Halter classes will return to be judged for the Autumn Memorial traveling trophy. 3. Showmanship - 17 and under 4. Showmanship - Adult 5. Leadline – 6 and under (English/ Western) 6. Walk/Trot – 10 and under (English/Western. No cross-entry with
Section C – Eggs (one dozen) Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 15 White – 10 Lots: 1. White 2. Brown 3. Other Section LS – Poultry Fitting & Showing – Youth Only Premium points awarded: Blue – 35 Red – 25 White – 15 One entry per exhibitor Class: 1. 4-H Cloverbuds: Ages 5-7 2. 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 3. 4-H Intermediates: Ages 11-13 4. 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 5. FFA 6. Open Youth DEPT. G-R - RABBITS Section A – Market Rabbit – 4-H & FFA Only Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 15 White – 10 ** Sale rabbits must be selected from a list of meat breeds. Examples are: Champagne d’Argent, Californian, New Zealand, Palomino, Checkered Giant. NO fancy breeds qualify as meat breeds! Lots: 1. Fryer, 3-5 lbs, age 10 weeks 2. Roaster, 5 to 8 lbs, age 3 to 6 months 3. Stewer, over 8 lbs, age 6 – 9 months Section B – Lightweight and Fancy Breed Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 15 White – 10 (Examples are: Dutch, Mini Rex, Dwarf Hotot, Himalayan, Florida White, Netherland Dwarf, Tan, Holland Lop, Mini Lop and Satin) Lots: 1. Junior Doe, under 6 months 2. Senior Doe, over 6 months 3. Junior Buck, under 6 months 4. Senior Buck, over 6 months
lope/canter classes) 7. English Equitation, 17 and under 8. English Equitation, 18 and over 9. English Pleasure, 17 and under 10. English Pleasure, 18 and over 11. Western Equitation, 17 and under 12. Western Equitation, 18 and over 13. Western Pleasure, 17 and under 14. Western Pleasure, 18 and over 15. Command Class 16. Trail, 17 and under – English/ Western 17. Trail, 18 and over – English/Western SECTION IV. GYMKHANA Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Gymkhana for ages 10 and under** in the Small Arena Sunday, 12:30 p.m. to close – Gymkhana for Adults in the Rodeo Arena **Note: If you are 10 and under and feel that you can compete in the 11 and over division, please contact the
Section C – Heavy and Medium Weights Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 15 White – 10 (Examples are: Champagne D’Argent, Checkered Giant, Californian, New Zealand, Palomino and Flemish Giant.) Lots: 5. Junior Doe, under 6 months 6. Senior Doe, over 6 months 7. Junior Buck, under 6 months 8. Senior Buck, over 6 months Section LS – Rabbit Fitting and Showing – Youth Only Premium points awarded: Blue – 35 Red – 25 White – 15 One entry per exhibitor Class: 1. 4-H Cloverbuds: Ages 5-7 2. 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 3. 4-H Intermediates: Ages 11-13 4. 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 5. FFA 6. Open Youth DEPT. G-C - CAVIES (GUINEA PIGS) Section A – Cavie Breed Classes Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 15 White – 10 (Examples are: Abyssinian, American, Peruvian, Other listed by breed) Lots: 1. Junior Boar, under 6 months 2. Senior Boar, over 6 months 3. Junior Sow, under 6 months 4. Senior Sow, over 6 months Section LS – Cavy Fitting and Showing – Youth Only Premium points awarded: Blue – 35 Red – 25 White – 15 One entry per exhibitor Class: 1. 4-H Cloverbuds: Ages 5-7 2. 4-H Juniors: Ages 8-10 3. 4-H Intermediates: Ages 11-13 4. 4-H Seniors: Ages 14-18 5. FFA 6. Open Youth
department superintendent and we will make changes if necessary. 1. Open to all ages. 2. Must have exhibitor number to be eligible to participate. 3. Must comply with all Horse Department Rules outlined above. 4. Ribbons will be awarded to sixth place in each individual event and up to third place in team events. 5. Only highest place finish will qualify for points on the high point age division awards. 6. Cash prizes to be awarded. Age Divisions: Leadline, 8 and Under, 9-13, 14-17, 18 and over. Events: Sack Race Musical Chairs Egg Race Pole Bending Barrel Race
Boot Race Baton Relay Water Equitation Keyhole Race 2-Barrel Flag
Events will be decided by Superintendent depending on time restraints.
ANIMAL ENTRY FORM Entry due August 15th
USE SEPARATE FORM FOR EACH SPECIES. Use reasonable facsimile or print form found on Website at firstname.lastname@example.org CIRCLE ONE: BEEF(C) DAIRY(D) SWINE(E) SHEEP(F) GOAT(FF) RABBIT(G) POULTRY(G) *HORSE(H)
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Complete ALL information and return with the following: 1. Signed Exhibitor Code of Ethics & Hold Harmless (found on reverse side) 2. Sanitation Fee – $5 per animal for large livestock; $5 per species for rabbit, poultry & cavies Open Horse Show Classes at $2.50 per class To: Wheat Land Communities’ Fair Livestock Department PO Box 14 Ritzville, WA 99169 Animal Health & Feed Records for Market Animals must be presented at entry. Animal exhibitors must purchase season pass that will be available after Wednesday evening’s exhibitor meeting. Any changes to entry (animal or class) must be authorized by the species superintendent. The owner of any exhibit releases Wheat Land Communities’ Fair and its agents from any liability from loss, damage or injury to animal or other property while such is on the Wheat Land Communities’ Fairgrounds. It is very important that you read the rules and regulations regarding livestock entries in the Premium Book and abide by them. For office use only: Exhibitor #_________________ Fees Rec’d______________ Stalls/Pens needed_________
DOG SHOW DEPARTMENT I Superintendent – Haley Roybal, email@example.com 509-413-7972 Sunday, 12 p.m. outside of livestock barn Divisions: IV ...... Open Youth.......... Pink V ....... Open Adult........... White
FIELD CROPS DEPARTMENT J Superintendent: Susan Schafer 659-0873 All cereals MUST be exhibited in ONE FULL QUART WIDE MOUTH CANNING JAR WITH CLEAN LID. NO MAYONNAISE TYPE JARS ALLOWED. Variety and lot number must be identified on the bottom of the jar. Field run samples MUST be unaltered as they come from the combine. Superintendent reserves the right to refuse exhibits that do not meet the above stated requirements. All samples must be from current year. The fair reserves the right to dye any handpicked samples to disqualify them from return entry if needed. Threshed Grain will be scored on the basis of Purity, Size, Plumpness and Color. Divisions II...........FFA ................... Yellow IV .........Open Youth....... Red V ..........Open Adult ....... White Section A – Field Run Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 1. Winter Wheat – Hard Red – Variety must be identified. (3 varieties) 2. Winter Wheat – Soft white – Variety must be identified. (3 varieties) 3. Winter Wheat – Club – Variety must be identified. (3 varieties) 4. Spring Wheat – Variety must be identified. (3 varieties) 5. Winter Barley. A. 2 row. B. 6 row. 6. Spring Barley. A. 2 row. B. 6 row. 7. Oats – Variety identified. 8. Dry Beans – 2 varieties. 9. Canola – Industrial variety. 10. Canola – Edible variety. 11. Dry seed peas. 12. Other (one entry). Section B – Seed Premium points awarded: Blue – 30 Red – 25 White – 20 Lot: 1. Alfalfa. 2. Red Clover. 3. Grasses. 4. Other Preparation of Sheaf Grain and Sheaf Grass Go into the field a few days before the grain is ready to cut. Select sample and cut close to the ground to get the full length of straw. Do not break the straw in handling. Spread in a dry place to cure. When the straw is dry, strip off the flag leaf and lower leaf. Bind the samples with strong cord or tape in 3 places. Hang the sheaf in a dry place with the heads down.
July 20, 2017 1. No dogs allowed without a leash 2. Unruly dogs not allowed 3. All entries are open class Section A – Presence class Premium Points awarded: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White - 5 Lot: 1. Best educated (does most tricks) 2. Shortest tail (one award only) 3. Shortest nose (one award only) 4. Shortest legs (one award only) 5. Hairiest (one award only)
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6. Best kisser (one award only) 7. Longest tail (one award only) 8. Longest nose (one award only) 9. Longest legs (one award only) 10. Baldest (one award only) 11. Most unique name (one award only) Section B – Canine Good Citizen Premium Points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15 Dogs will be judged on: • Appearance and grooming
Section C - Forage Sheaves or OneFourth Bale Premium points awarded: Blue – 40 Red – 30 White – 25 Lot: 1. Sheaves. A. Sheaves will be accepted in the same categories as wheat, barley and oats as listed. B. Sheaf must be tied in three places. C. Size of sheaves shall be as follows: (1) Grain – 2” minimum diameter. (2) Grass – 2” minimum diameter. (3) Legumes – 2” minimum diameter. (4) Sheaves should not be over 30” long. 2. Alfalfa – 1/4 bale. 3. Mixed Hay – 1/4 bale. 4. Other types of Hay – 1/4 bale.
natural color. Wheat need not be grown by exhibitor. Monetary awards sponsored by the Adams County Association of Wheat Growers will be given as follows: Lot: 1. Adult (Division V),1st $10; 2nd $7; 3rd $5; 4th $3. 2. Youth (Division II-IV), 1st $5; 2nd $3; 3rd $2.
Section D – Alfalfa Hay King/Queen Contest Premium points awarded: Blue – 60 Red – 50 White - 40 Lots: 1. First cutting, 3 standard 42”-46” bales. 2. Second cutting, 3 standard 42” 46” bales. 3. Third cutting, 3 standard 42”-46” bales. RULES Hay must be produced by exhibitor and will be judged on crude protein, fiber, fat, moisture and color. Core samples will be taken on Thursday morning and the results posted. Noxious weeds found in alfalfa hay will disqualify entry. All entries become the property of Wheat Land Communities’ Fair.
Section H - Jar and Loaf Contest Sponsored by Wheat Land Communities’ Fair Lot 1. Open Youth Division – Awards for best example of one quart wide mouth jar of combine sample of wheat and an uncut loaf of bread. Ten places. 1st place $20; 2nd place $18; 3rd place $16; 4th place $14; 5th place $12; 6th place $10; 7th place $8; 8th place $6; 9th place $4; 10th place $2.
Section E – Wheat Weaving All lots divided into (a) under 12 inches and (b) over 12 inches. Exhibitor may enter one in each size in each lot. Lot number must be identified. Total of 10 entries. All items must be ready for hanging. Ritzville Warehouse Co., Inc. will award a cash prize of $7 to the best Adult and $3 to the best youth entry in Section E. Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 1. Under 12 inches A. Spiral Weaving. B. Flat Work. C. Tied Work. D. Braided. E. Other. Premium points awarded: Blue – 40 Red – 30 White – 25 Lot: 2. Over 12 inches A. Spiral Weaving. B. Flat Work. C. Tied Work. D. Braided. E. Other. Section F – Amber Waves (Wheat Arrangement) An arrangement featuring wheat in its
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Jar and Loaf Contest Section G - Jar and Loaf Contest Sponsored by Ritzville Warehouse Co. Lot 1. Senior Division – Awards for best example of one quart wide mouth jar of combine sample of wheat and an uncut loaf of bread. Ten places. 1st place $20; 2nd place $18; 3rd place $16; 4th place $14; 5th place $12; 6th place $10; 7th place $8; 8th place $6; 9th place $4; 10th place $2.
Section I – Jar and Artisan/Rustic Bread Contest Sponsored by Homestead Family Grain, Co. Lot 1. Open Division (any age) – Awards for best example of one quart wide mouth jar of combined sample of wheat and an uncut loaf of Artisan/Rustic bread. Ten places. 1st place $20; 2nd place $18; 3rd place $16; 4th place $14; 5th place $12; 6th place $10; 7th place $8; 8th place $6; 9th place $4; 10th place $2. Section J – Jar, Loaf and Flour Contest Sponsored by Adams County Association of Wheat Growers Lot 1. Open Division (any age) – Awards for best example of one quart wide mouth jar of cleaned sample of wheat
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• Accepting a stranger • Walking on loose lead • Walking through a crowd • Sit for exam • Sit and down on command • Stay in position (sit or down) • Heel • Reaction to other dog • Reaction to distraction • Behavior when left alone (must be able to be tied)
(variety named), a one quart wide mouth jar of flour home-ground from the same wheat and an uncut loaf of bread made from the home-ground flour. Recipe for bread must be included. Ten places. 1st place $20; 2nd place $18; 3rd place $16; 4th place $14; 5th place $12; 6th place $10; 7th place $8; 8th place $6; 9th place $4; 10th place $2. Section K – Jar, Loaf and Sheaf Contest Sponsored by Union Elevator Co., Lind Lot 1. Open Division (any age) – Award for best example of a one quart wide mouth jar of cleaned sample wheat (variety named), an uncut loaf of bread and a sheaf of wheat from the same wheat. Sheaf must be tied in three places; minimum diameter two inches; no longer than 30 inches. Five places. 1st place $20; 2nd place $18; 3rd place $16; 4th place $14; 5th place $12.
Section L – Jar and Harvest Crew Picture Contest Sponsored by Derek and Susan Schafer Awards for best example of one quart wide mouth jar of combined sample of wheat and an 8x10 photograph of harvest crew that harvested the wheat. Name and address of the exhibitor must be printed on the back of the photograph. Rules: 1. Photograph must be taken by the exhibitor. 2. Photographs must be 8” x 10” and mounted on 11” x 14” mount board or 11” x14” mat with 8” x 10” opening. No frames or glass. 3. Name and address of exhibitor must be printed on the back of the photograph. Lots; Lot 1. Adult (Division V) – Three places: 1st place $15; 2nd place $10; 3rd place $5. Lot 2: Youth (Division II-IV) – Three places: 1st place $10; 2nd place $7; 3rd place $3.
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FRUITS & VEGETABLES DEPARTMENT K Superintendent: Trish McRae at 6590539 Divisions: II ...........FFA .....................Yellow IV .........Open Youth.........Pink V ..........Open Adult .........White Exhibitors are encouraged to read all rules and regulations for preparation of vegetables for entry. Superintendent reserves the right to refuse exhibits that do not qualify under stated rules. 1. Exhibits are judged by uniformity of color, shape, size, maturity and quality (free from blemishes and damage) 2. Wash but do not scrub; make sure vegetables are dry at entry – not just freshly washed. 3. Root Vegetables – leave one inch of tops with 2-3 inch root length with exception of carrots, which must be 1⁄4 to 1⁄2 inch. 4. Cabbage, cauliflower and lettuce, leave some outer leaves on 5. Corn – strip 1/3 of husk off lengthwise, remove silk 6. Onions should be either all peeled or all unpeeled. Pick ahead and dry; then remove outer skins and allow to dry again 7. All herbs and some vegetables (Swiss
PLANTS & FLOWERS DEPARTMENT L Superintendent: Karyn Allen, 660-0775 Divisions: II........ FFA..................... Yellow IV...... Open Youth......... Pink V....... Open Adult.......... White Special rules for Department L: 1. Specimen blooms must have been raised by the exhibitor 2. Pick uniform and disbudded blooms 3. A spray is one branch and does not have to be disbudded 4. Bring in Specimen blooms with cleaned foliage adjoining 5. Use a soft brush or cloth to clean foliage 6. A brush may be used to clean the throat of gladiolas 7. Pick specimens the day or evening before entering; plunge them into warm water overnight. Except roses, pick early in the morning, cut again under very warm water and put in jar with very warm water. Sunflowers need to be cut the night before. Place in a jar with very warm water along with some uncola soda or fruit fresh. The citric acid helps to preserve and feed the stalks for longer, fresher flower heads. Exhibitors are encouraged to replace spent blooms throughout the fair once judging is done. 8. Jars for specimen blooms are furnished in Section A. 9. * NOTE: If the book says “3” or “up to 3” it’s different! “3” means 3 as much alike as possible. “Up to 3” means 3 different kinds of flowers or colors. 10. Superintendents will remove wilted flowers as necessary. 11. Only one entry per person per lot is allowed. Section A – Specimen Blooms Premium points awarded: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6 Lots in Section A will be classified in sub-classes by color. An entry may be made in each color division: WH – White VG – Variegated O – Orange CR – Cream BL – Blue P – Purple L – Lavender/ BLD – Blend mauve SM – Smoky GR – Green BRZ – Bronze C – Coral S – Salmon PK – Pink R – Red DK – Dark Red, BI – Bi-color Maroon Y – Yellow Lot: 1. Asters, single, 3 blooms, same color 2. Asters, powder puff, 3 blooms, same color 3. Asters, double, 3 blooms. 4. Asters, pompon, 1 spray. 5. Begonia, 1 bloom. 6. Calla lily, 1 bloom. 7. Canna Lily, use color list. 8. Carnations, 3 blooms, same color. 9. Celosia, 1 stalk. 10. Chrysanthemums, cushion, 1 spray. 11. Chrysanthemums, giant, 1 bloom. 12. Chrysanthemums, spider or spoon, 1 bloom. Dahlias should have one set of attached leaves. Disbud all varieties one week before the show. Center should show only in single or colllarette varieties. Dahlias may be entered in each color class. 13. Dahlia, Formal decorative over 10”, one bloom. 14. Dahlia, Informal decorative over 10”,
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Chard) to be displayed in water glass jars. 8. All Tomatoes should have stems (1.5” maximum) 9. Produce exhibited must be grown and cared for by the exhibitor, except children under 10 yrs. of age. 10. Requirements for entries vary. Check the list carefully to see how many of each vegetable are needed for one entry and how many types of the same fruit or vegetable can be entered in each lot. Section A – Vegetables Premium Points awarded: Blue – 8 Red – 5 White – 3 Lot: 1. Beans, 6 pods each, up to 3 different types 2. Baby Beets, 3 – greatest diameter 1 1⁄2” 3. Table beets, 3 – 1 1⁄2” to 3” diameter 4. Broccoli, 1 head 5. Brussels sprouts, 6 6. Cabbage, 1 head – up to 3 different types 7. Baby carrots, 3 – up to 1” diameter 8. Table carrots*, 3 – 1 1⁄2” to 2” diameter 9. Cauliflower, 1 head 10. Sweet corn, 3 ears – roasting ear stage 11. Popcorn, 3 ears 12. Pickling Cucumbers, 3 – up to 3 different types 13. Slicing cucumber – 1 over 5” long, up to 3 different types 14. Dill, 3 plants
15. Eggplant, 1 16. Garlic, 3 bulbs 17. Gourds, 3 assorted 18. Kale, 1 stalk 19. Kohlrabi, 3 stems, no roots 20. Lettuce, 1 head - up to 3 different types 21. Onions, 3 - up to 3 different types 22. Parsley, 4 sprigs in water 23. Parsnips, 3 – 1 1⁄2” to 3 1⁄2” diameter 24. Peas, 6 pods 25. Peppers, 3 – up to six different types 26. Potatoes, 3 – up to 4 different types 27. Pumpkin, 1 – mini 28. Pumpkin, 1 – Jack-o-lantern variety 29. Pumpkin, 1 – field pumpkin, any size 31. Radishes, 6 – up to 3 different types 32. Rhubarb, 3 stalks, pulled. Cut top allowing 1-2” leaves remaining 33. Rutabagas, 3 34. Squash, 1 – up to 10 different types 35. Squash, 1 Zucchini – largest 36. Swiss Chard, 2 stalks 37. Tomatoes, 3 ripe (stems on) - up to 10 different varieties 38. Tomatoes, 3 unripe (stems on) - up to 10 different varieties 39. Turnips, 4 – table 40. Vegetable plate, 6 in a group 41. Vegetable basket or decorative container, 10 in a group 42. Ugliest vegetable, 1
one bloom. 15. Dahlia, Straight Cactus, over 10”, one bloom. 16. Dahlia, Formal decorative, 6-8”, one bloom. 17. Dahlia, formal decorative, 3-6”, one bloom. 18. Dahlia, Informal decorative, 6-8”, one bloom. 19. Dahlia, informal decorative, 3-6”, one bloom 20. Dahlia, Straight and incurved cactus, 6-8”, one bloom. 21. Dahlia, Ball, over 3-1/2”. 22. Dahlia, other up to to 3 *. 23. Dahlia, collarette. 24. Seed Dahlias, 3 blooms, 1 color. 25. Dahlia, Waterlily. A. 1 bloom. B. 3 blooms, one color. 26. Seed Dahlias, 3 blooms. 27. Daisies. A. Shasta, 1 color, 3 blooms. B. Other, 3 blooms. C. Other, 3 blooms. 28. Gailardia, 3 blooms, same color. 29. Gazania, 3 blooms, same color. 30. Geranium, flowerhead with foliage adjoining. Gladiolus should be 1/3 closed - 2/3 open, must be clean.Leaves should be attached. In the fall dig up Gladiolus bulbs with stems attached. Soak in a mixture of mouthwash and bleach for 2 hours or overnight to kill the bugs and prevent infestation. Air dry and tops will easily pull off when dry then store in a dark space over winter and plant in the spring. 31. Gladiolus, 1 spike. 32. Miniature Gladiolus. 33. Marigolds, giant, 3 blooms. 34. Nasturtiums, 1 variety, 1 color, 3 blooms, bring stems, leaves. A. 1 variety, 1 color, 3 blooms and stems. B. 1 variety, 1 color, 3 blooms and stems. 35. Pansies. A. 1 variety, 1 color, 3 stems. B. 1 variety, mixed colors, 5 stems. 36. Petunias, single, 2 sprays, one color. 37. Petunias, double, 1 spray. 38. Petunias, ruffled, 1 spray. 39. Portulaca (Moss Rose), *up to 3. 40. Hybrid Tea Rose, 1 bloom, unlimited as long as different colors. 41. Floribunda Roses, 1 spray. 42. Grandiflora Roses, 1 spray. 43. Rose Bud, *up to 3. 44. Miniature Rose, *up to 3. 45. Climbing Rose. 46. Rubekia, 3 blooms, same color. 47. Shrub or hedge roses, 3 blooms of one color. 48. Snapdragons, dwarf, 3 spikes, one color. 49. Snapdragons, large, 1 spike. 50. Strawflowers, *up to 3 51. Sunflowers, ornamental *up to 3. 52. Sunflowers, gray-striped, no stems or roots needed 53. Sweet peas, 1 color, 5 stems. 54. Sweet peas, mixed colors, 5 stems. 55. Tuberose, 1 spray. 56. Wildflowers, *up to 3 Zinnias should be disbudded. 57. Zinnia, anemone, 3 blooms, one color. 58. Zinnia, button, 3 blooms, one color. 59. Zinnia, cactus, 1 bloom. 60. Zinnia, dahlia (more formal). 61. Zinnia, mini, 3 blooms, one color 62. Zinnia, giant double, 1 bloom. 63. Other specimen blooms not previously listed, *up to 3.
is or once was living vegetation). Exhibitors may renew fresh flowers in arrangements if needed after judging. Living material must never be embellished, as in paint or sparkles.Premium points awarded: Blue – 30 Red – 25 White – 20 Lots: 1. Old times, using an antique as a centerpiece. 2. Mixed bouquet. 3. Bouquet of nine or more mixed colors. 4. Elegant roses. 5. Dried arrangement. 6. Basket arrangement. 7. My favorite holiday (Halloween, Christmas, Fourth of July, etc.). 8. Fair theme – “We’ve Got a Good Thing Growing.” 9. “Harvest Jubilee” design features natural wheat and flowers. 10. Kitchen creation (must use a kitchen utensil as a container; e.g., coffeepot, measurer, etc.). Smaller Arrangements Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 11. Tiny Tim (not more than 4-1/2 inches tall). 12. Animal zoo (using an animal shaped container or a pot containing an animal figurine).
Section B – Arrangements Flowers used in arrangements must be grown by exhibitor (except for dried materials). Any plant material may be used in addition to cut flowers (that is, anything that
Section C – Houseplants Pot not over 12”. Plants must be clean and bug free and must be in exhibitor’s possession at least 3 months. Exhibitors are asked to use discretion on size (heightwidth) as display space is limited. Premium points awarded: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6 Lot– 1. African violet. 2. Flowering begonia. a. Fibrous Begonia (Foliage) 3. Potted geranium. 4. Orchid. A. Species. B. Hybrid. 5. Other flowering plant. 6. Cactus. 7. Fern. 8. Ivy.
43. Other vegetables 44. Honey, 1 pint – extracted 45. Honey, 1 comb 46. Other herbs Section B – Fruits Premium Points awarded: Blue – 8 Red – 5 White – 3 Lot: 1. Apples, 4 – up to 4 different types 2. Apricots, 4 3. Cantaloupe or muskmelon, 1 4. Grapes, 1 cluster – up to 4 different types 5. Peaches, 4 – up to 4 different types 6. Pears, 4 – up to 2 different types 7. Plums, 6 8. Prunes, 6 9. Quince, 4 10. Raspberries, 1 dry pint (in clean container) 11. Strawberries, 1 dry pint (in clean container) 12. Watermelon, 1 13. Other berries, 1 dry pint (in clean container) 14. Other fruits, 4 Section C – Creature Feature Premium Points awarded: Blue – 12 Red – 10 White – 5 Item used in this Section need not be grown by the exhibitor. Use fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, grasses, etc., to build your creature Lot: 1. Ages 6 and under 2. Ages 7 – 12 years 3. Ages 13 – 16 years
9. Philodendron. 10. Succulents 11. Variegated
Section D – Outdoor potted plants or tubs Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 8 Lot: 1. Less than 12” diameter. 2. 12-16”. 3. Up to 24”. Section E – Beautify the Fair, Outside Displays Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 8 Lot: 1. Adult. 2. Youth. 3. Clubs.
Section F – Men Only Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 1. Scenes from the past. Any flower, plant or vegetable (fresh or dried) or cactus is allowed. Use any old materials for your arrangement scene and container. Example: old hat, old shoe, figurines, horseshoes, old bottles, machine parts, old telephone insulators. • Best of Show for youth entry in Dept. L receives a $20 gift certificate. • Best of Class, $10 will be awarded to the best adult exhibit; $5 to the best youth exhibit. Awards sponsored by the Washtucna Ladies’ Progressive Club. • Best of Class, Section B: A $15 gift certificate from Java Bloom of Washtucna will be awarded to the best youth exhibit. A $15 gift certificate from Java Bloom will be awarded to the best adult exhibit. • Best of Ornamental Sunflower will be awarded a $20 gift certificate from Uniquely Washington in the adult category, and youth will receive a $20 gift certificate from Memories Diner. • Best of Class, Section C, a decorative pot, donated by Erika Hennings.
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FOOD PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT M Superintendent: Stephanie Stokoe, 660-0550 Divisions II....... FFA....................... Yellow IV...... Open Youth.......... Red V....... Adult..................... White 1. ALL CANNED AND DRIED FOODS MUST BE EXHIBITED IN STANDARD CANNING JARS. 2. Only one entry in any one lot per exhibitor. 3. All entries must be the sole work of the exhibitor, except where noted. 4. Method of processing, processing time, product name and date must appear on label on lower half of jar. Processing methods must follow USDA recommendations, available from WSU Extension service for a nominal fee. USDA recommendations also are in Kerr, Ortho and Ball canning books, which list appropriate process time for elevation: Ritzville elevation, 1,869; Lind, 1,722; Washtucna, 1,678. Labels on dehydrated foods must indicate product name, pre-treatment, drying method and date processed. If no pre-treatment is used, state “No Pre-treatment.” Rings are to be taken off all jars except in Section H. All entries may be opened at the discretion of the judges.
BAKING DEPARTMENT N Superintendent: Linda Erdman, 659-1353 Divisions: II....... FFA ........................Yellow IV...... Open Youth............Pink V....... Open Adult.............White Department N Rules: 1. Food must be entered on a disposable plate covered with a sealed plastic bag. 2. After judging, all entries will be replated and the half of the pie, cake or loaf not used for display will be released to the exhibitor. 3. More than one entry per lot is permitted if made from a different recipe. 4. Amount or number required for entry is listed in Section heading. 5. Recipe must accompany entry of Section C, Lot 8. All other exhibits are not required to have the recipe attached, but it would be helpful to the judging process. 6. No mixes and no frozen dough may be used. Items requiring refrigeration are not allowed due to lack of proper storage. 7. Items baked prior to fair week must be accompanied by the date baked and the method of storage. 8. All entries must be solely baked by entrant.
CLOTHING DEPARTMENT O Superintendent – Jan Collard (208) 968-3769 Divisions: II........FFA........................Yellow IV......Open Youth...........Red V.......Open Adult............White Points allowed listed by section. One entry per lot. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE CLEAN, PRESSED and on hangers. All exhibits must be made within the last 12 months. A Best of Show ribbon will be awarded in each division. Section A Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 Lot: 1. Apron – peasant, work, cobbler, etc. 2. Simple blouse/shirt. 3. Simple or flannel nightgown. 4. Accessory – tie, hat, belt, etc. 5. Doll clothes. 6. Infant Wear 7. Other.
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July 20, 2017 Section A – Fruits Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 6 Lot: 1. Apples, pieces. 2. Applesauce. 3. Apricots. 4. Berries. 5. Cherries, dark sweet. 6. Cherries, light sweet. 7. Cherries, sour pitted. 8. Fruit salad mixture. 9. Peaches. 10. Pears. 11. Plums. 12. Rhubarb. 13. Raspberries. 14. Gooseberries. 15. Nectarines. 16. Other. Section B – Vegetables Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 6 Lot: 1. Asparagus. 2. Beans, snap. 3. Beets. 4. Carrots. 5. Corn, whole kernel. 6. Corn, cream style. 7. Peas. 8. Potatoes. 9. Pumpkin/squash. 10. Sauerkraut. 11. Tomatoes. 12. Soup. 13. Other Section A – Quick Breads – Whole loaf or 4 individual for Lots 1, 2 and 9 Premium points awarded: Blue – 8 Red – 5 White – 4 Lot: 1. Baking Powder Biscuits 2. Muffins 3. Coffee Cake 4. Banana Bread 5. Fruit Bread 6. Nut Bread 7. Zucchini Bread 8. Other Quick Bread 9. Gluten Free Section B – Cookies – 4 of each kind Premium points awarded: Blue – 8 Red – 5 White – 4 Lot: 1. Drop Cookies – up to 5 different types 2. Peanut Butter 3. Other Shaped 4. Rolled 5. Refrigerator Type 6. Cookie Press 7. Brownies 8. Bar Cookies 9. No Bakes 10. Filled 11. Other 12. Gluten Free Section C – Yeast Breads – 4 rolls or whole loaf Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 1. Plain Rolls
Section B Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 1. Lace or tuck trimmed nightgown. 2. Bathrobe. 3. Jumper or sundress. 4. Simple dress. 5. Lined skirt. 6. Gathered or pleated skirt. 7. Lined vest. 8. Shorts. 9. Women’s pants. 10. Garments for children. A. Shirt. B. Shorts or pants. C. Skirt. D. Dress. E. Coat. F. Other. 11. Man’s shirt. 12. Woman’s shirt. 13. Unlined jacket. 14. Unlined skirt.
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Section C – Jams and Jellies – no wax seals. Only one entry per lot by exhibitor unless otherwise noted. Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 6 Lot: 1. Jams (3 entries). 2. Preserves (2 entries). 3. Marmalade. 4. Conserves. 5. Fruit Butters (2 entries). 6. Jellies (3 entries). 7. Other (2 entries).
Section F – Pickles Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 6 Lot: 1. Beet. 2. Bread and Butter. 3. Dill. 4. Relish (2 entries). 5. Sweet, whole. 6. Sweet, chunk/sliced. 7. Vegetables (2 entries). 8. Zucchini. 9. Other.
Section D – Sauces Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 6 Lot: 1. Barbecue. 2. Chili. 3. Salsa (3 entries). 4. Spaghetti. 5. Tomato. 6. Other (2 entries).
Section G – Meats Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 6 Lot: 1. Beef. 2. Pork. 3. Poultry. 4. Fish. 5. Mincemeat. 6. Other.
Section E – Juices and Syrups Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 6 Lot: 1. Apple juice. 2. Cherry juice. 3. Grape juice. 4. Tomato juice. 5. Other juice. 6. Berry syrup. 7. Other syrup.
Section H – Dried Foods – Dehydrated Foods (in half pint or pint jars) Premium points awarded: Blue – 10 Red – 6 White – 3 Lot: 1. Fruits (3 entries). 2. Vegetables (3 entries). 3. Dried leathers (2 entries). 4. Meat Jerky. 5. Trail mix/granola. 6. Herbs (3 entries). 7. Other.
2. Wheat Rolls, at least 50% whole wheat flour 3. Cinnamon or Sweet Rolls (up to 4 different types) 4. Coffee Cake 5. Tea Ring 6. Donuts 7. White Bread 8. Wheat Bread, whole wheat flour 9. Other Bread, up to 4 different kinds 10. Gluten Free Section D – Cakes – enter whole cake or 4 individual Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 1. Angel Food, unfrosted 2. Frosted Cake (up to 4 different types) 3. Holiday Fruit Cake 4. Cupcakes 5. Decorated or special shaped 6. Gluten Free 7. Other Section E – Pies – enter whole pie Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 1. Fruit, 2 crust (up to 5 different types) 2. Fruit, 1 crust (up to 5 different types) 3. Other Pie – No Cream Pies Section F – Candy – 4 pieces each Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5
Section C Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15 Lot: 1. 2 or 3 piece outfit. 2. Afternoon dress. 3. Wool dress. 4. Party dress – long or short. 5. Tailored pants – woman’s. 6. Man’s pants. 7. Western shirt. 8. Man’s sport coat.
1. Divinity 2. Fudge 3. Peanut Brittle 4. Other Section G - Mixes Premium points awarded: Blue – 8 Red – 5 White – 4 Lot: 1. Snacks - 2 Popcorn balls, 1 pint granola, 1 pint trail mix. 2. Jar mixes - 1 quart a. Cookies b. Muffins c. Other Section H – Baking AwardsSponsored by Adams County Association of Wheat Growers Exhibitor must enter at least one item in 3 of 6 Sections in the Department; in addition to Section C, Lot 8. Award will be given to exhibitor winning the most blue ribbons in Department N. Lot: 1. Baking King/Queen Award – 1st Place - $20, 2nd Place - $12, 3rd Place - $6 2. Baking Prince/Princess Award - 1st Place - $15, 2nd Place - $10, 3rd Place - $5
The Washington Association of Wheat Growers will award ribbon and cookbook to the Best of Show in Open Youth and Open Adult.
9. Blouse – tucked, pleated, etc. 10. Other.
Section D Premium points awarded: Blue – 30 Red – 25 White – 20 Lot: 1. Tailored coat. 2. Tailored suit. 3. Man’s suit. 4. Wedding dress. 5. Other.
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MACHINE STITCHING DEPARTMENT P Superintendent – Jan Collard (208) 968-3769 Divisions: II......... FFA...................Yellow IV....... Open Youth.......Red V........ Adult..................White Items must be clean and made within the last 12 months. A Best of Show ribbon will be awarded in each division. Section A – Small Items Premium points awarded:
HANDIWORK DEPARTMENT Q Superintendent: JoRene Zumdahl, 347-6950 Divisions: IV....... Open Youth.......... Pink V ....... Open Adult........... White Department Q rules: 1. Exhibit must be the work of exhibitor, made within the last 12 months and not have been shown at this fair before. 2. Pictures must come ready for hanging. 3. Tablecloths must be folded and arranged on clothes hanger. 4. Clear protective covering will be allowed. 5. May enter more than one entry in each lot as long as different item or method is used. 6. Superintendent reserves the right to refuse any entry that does not conform to specific
QUILTS DEPARTMENT QQ Superintendent – Peace by Piece Quilt Guild, Darcia Dugger, 659-1363 Division: IV..... Open Youth............Red V...... Open Adult.............White Entry must be the sole work of the exhibitor that has not been previously shown at this fair. All items must be clean. Clear covering for protection may be on them. If a quilt has been commercially quilted or finished by other than the exhibitor, it must be stated. Only one entry per lot. Best of Show, Best of Class and Special Merit ribbons may be awarded. The Washington State Quilter’s Award. The Washington State Quilters guild of Spokane, Washington will be awarding a cash prize of $20 to the first place winner and one additional ribbon for the second place winner. Quilts of any size, crib quilts or wallhangings in the Adult Open Division that show best work in construction, use of color and design and application of handquilting or machine quilting stitches are eligible for this award. Whole cloth quilts are also included. All quilts must be owned by the exhibitor. All quilts must be pieced/appliquéd by the exhibitor. WSQ is allowing quilts that have been machine or hand quilted by others to be eligible for this award. A quilt that is entered with all work completed by the exhibitor should be given special consideration for this award. Inland Northwest Machine Quilters Award. Inland Northwest Machine Quilters guild of Spokane, Washington will be awarding one Best of Show Machine Quilting Ribbon with a $20 cash award and one Honorable Mention Ribbon to the Machine Quilters. Quilts of any size or style in the Adult Open Division that is machine quilted, either professionally or by the quilt maker, are eligible for the award. Best of Show - Adult: Peace by Piece Quilt Guild will present $50 cash. People’s Choice Award: Ritzville Hardware will present a $20 gift certificate to Ritzville Hardware. Best of Show - Youth (ages 8-16): Peace by Piece Quilt Guild will present $20 cash. Section A – Large Quilts Queen and King Size - Hand Quilted Premium points awarded: Blue – 35 Red – 25 White – 20 Lot:
July 20, 2017 Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 Lot: 1. Pot holders. 2. Stuffed toys – Pre-printed fabric. 3. Pillows – Pre-printed fabric. 4. Puppets. 5. Pillowcase/ pair. 6. Napkins (2) 7. Other. Section B – Accessories Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 Lot: 1. Holiday decorations. A. Christmas. B. Halloween. rules for this department listed above. Method of construction for all Sections in Department Q: A. Counted cross-stitch B. Crocheted C. Embroidered D. Hooked E. Knitted F. Machine Knitted G. Needlepoint H. Smocked I. Tatted J. Other Section A – Small items Premium Points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 Lot: 1. Hot pads, Potholders, Mitts. 2. Socks, Slippers, Booties (pair). 3. Scarves. 4. Mittens, Hats (pair). 5. Tea Towels, Hand Towels. 6. Napkins, Placemats. 7. Pillowcases. 1. Hand pieced. 2. Hand appliquéd. 3. Embroidered. 4. Quilted only – Whole Cloth. 5. Combined technique (pieced/applique). 6. Machine pieced. 7. Machine appliquéd. 8. Machine embroidered. 9. Foundation pieced. 10. Other. Section B – Large Quilts Queen and King Size Machine Quilted Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15 Lot: 1. Hand pieced. 2. Hand appliquéd. 3. Embroidered. 4. Combined technique (pieced/ applique). 5. Machine pieced. 6. Machine appliqué. 7. Machine embroidered. 8. Foundation pieced. 9. Other. Section C – Medium Quilts Lap, Twin, Double Size - Hand Quilted Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15 Lot: 1. Hand pieced. 2. Hand appliquéd. 3. Embroidered. 4. Quilted only – Whole Cloth 5. Combined technique (pieced/applique). 6. Machine pieced. 7. Machine appliquéd. 8. Machine embroidered. 9. Foundation pieced. 10. Other. Section D – Medium Quilts Lap, Twin, Double Size Machine Quilted Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White –15 Lot: 1. Hand pieced 2. Hand appliquéd. 3. Embroidered. 4. Combined technique (pieced/ applique). 5. Machine pieced. 6. Machine appliquéd. 7. Machine embroidered. 8. Foundation pieced. 9. Other.
C. Valentine. D. Easter. E. Other. 2. Pillow. 3. Frames. 4. Place mats. 5. Baby accessories (bibs, etc.) 6. Bags. 7. Stuffed toys. 8. Doll. 9. Table runner. 10. Flags and banners. 11. Other. Section C – Machine Pieced Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 8. Handkerchiefs. 9. Aprons. 10. Pictures/Wall Hangings (Design area 5” x 7” and under). 11. Hats 12. Other Section B – Medium items Premium Points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 1. Table Runner (up to 40”) 2. Doilies. 3. Pillows. 4. Pictures/Wall Hangins (Design area 9” x 11” and under). 5. Small Afghan or quilt (up to 30” x 54”). a. Crocheted b. Knitted c. Embroidered d. Other 6. Dolls, Doll clothing . 7. Baby Set – 2 piece minimum. 8. Purse, Bag. 9. Other Section E – Small Quilts Wallhanging, Table Runner, Pillow, etc., - Hand Quilted Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15 Lot: 1. Hand pieced. 2. Hand appliquéd. 3. Embroidered. 4. Combined technique (pieced/ applique). 5. Machine pieced. 6. Machine appliquéd. 7. Machine embroidered. 8. Foundation pieced. 9. Other. Section F – Small Quilts Wallhanging, Table Runner, Pillow, etc., - Machine Quilted Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 1. Holiday Decorations A. Christmas D. Easter B. Holloween E. Fair Theme C. Valentine F. Other 2. Hand pieced. 3. Hand appliquéd. 4. Embroidered. 5. Combined technique (pieced/appliqué). 6. Machine pieced. 7. Machine appliquéd. 8. Machine embroidered. 9. Foundation pieced. 10. Other. Section G – Miniature Quilts Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 Must not measure larger than 24 inches on any side. May be hand or machine quilted. Lot: 1. Hand pieced. 2. Machine pieced. 3. Appliquéd. 4. Combined technique (pieced/ appliqué). 5. Embroidered. 6. Foundation pieced. 7. Other. Section H – Simple Quilts – Rag or Panel Quilts (large) (King, Queen, Double) Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 1. Machine pieced. 2. Other. Section I – Simple Quilts – Rag or Panel Quilts (small) (Twin, Lap, Crib, etc.)
1. Wall hanging. 2. Table runner. 3. Bag. 4. Pillow. 5. Garments. 6. Placemats. 7. Potholders, Mitts 8. Other. Section D – Machine Embroidery Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 1. Wall Hanging 2. Table Runner 3. Pillow 4. Bag 5. Other
Section C – Large items Premium Points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15 Lot: 1. Pictures/Wall Hangings (Design area 10” x 12” and over). 2. Tablecloths, Table Runners (over 40”). 3. Afghans or Quilts (over 30” x 54”). a. Crocheted b. Knitted c. Embroidered d. Other 4. Clothing a. Sweater. b. Vest. c. Coat. d. Dress. e. Other 5. Other Best of Show - Youth. Sponsored by The Hair Center, $25 gift certificate. Best of Show - Adult. Thelma Sprenger Award, $50. Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 Lot: 1. Machine pieced. 2. Other. Section J – Simple Quilts – Hand tied (king, queen, double) Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 Lot: 1. Machine pieced. 2. Foundation pieced 3. Other. Section J-a - Hand Tied Lap Quilts 1. Machine pieced. 2. Holiday decorations a. Christmas d. Easter b. Halloween e. Fair Theme c. Valentine f. Other 3. Other Section J-b - Hand Tied Baby Quilts 1. Machine pieced. 2. Holiday decorations a. Christmas d. Easter b. Halloween e. Fair Theme c. Valentine f. Other 3. Other
Section K – Quilted Wearables Large items – Jackets, dresses, vests, coats, etc. Must be at least 50% quilted construction. No purchased garments. Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 1. Hand appliquéd 2. Hand embroidered 3. Combined technique (pieced/ applique). 4. Machine pieced. 5. Machine appliquéd. 6. Machine embroidered. 7. Foundation pieced. 8. Other. Section L – Quilted Wearables/Accessories (bags, purses, hats, etc.) Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 Lot: 1. Hand appliquéd. 2. Embroidered. 3. Combined technique (pieced/ appliquéd). 4. Machine pieced. 5. Machine appliquéd. 6. Machine embroidered. 7. Foundation pieced. 8. Other. Section M – Friendship Quilt For display only as space allows.
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ARTS AND CRAFTS Department R – Adults Superintendent – John Rankin, 659-1819 Division V – Open Adult only 1. Exhibits must be the work of the exhibitor 2. Each artist may enter multiple works in each lot provided a different method or material is used. 3. Work Section A, Lots 1 & 2 must be simply and suitably framed and/or matted. 4. Charcoal, pastel, etc., must be fixed or protected by transparency. 5. All work must be ready for hanging, having wire or cord of suitable strength firmly attached. 6. Exhibits may NOT have been exhibited at this Fair before. Section A – Original – Professional Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lots: 1. Fine Art (media suggestions: Oil, Acrylic, Chalk, Charcoal, Crayon, Ink, Felt Pen, Pencil, Tempera, Watercolor). 2. Portrait (any media). 3. Fabric Art. 4. Sculpture. 5. Taxidermy. Section B – Original – Amateur Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lots: 1. Fine Art (media suggestions: Oil, Acrylic, Chalk, Charcoal, Crayon, Ink, Felt Pen, Pencil, Tempera, Watercolor). 2. Portrait (any media). 3. Fabric Art. 4. Sculpture. 5. Taxidermy.
ARTS AND CRAFTS Department S – Youth Superintendent: Volunteer Needed Division IV – Open Youth only Rules: 1. Exhibits must be the work of the exhibitor 2. Exhibits may NOT have been exhibited at this fair before and must have been made within the preceding year. 3. Entry must be clean, neat and able to withstand handling 4. Entries from kids under 8 will be awarded a participation ribbon 5. Entries should be identified by name and material used to create it 6. Multiple entries per lot if different material or method used. 7. All pictures must be suitably framed or matted and be ready for hanging, having wire or cord firmly attached. Section A – Original Art Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 12 White – 10 Media type for Lot 1: A. acrylic, B. charcoal, C. chalk, D. crayon, E. felt pen, F. tempera, G. oils, H. pen and ink, I. pencil, J. watercolor, K. mixed media, L. tole
Section C – Original Crafts – No Kits Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lots: 1. Artificial Flowers. 2. Basket Weaving. 3. Beading. 4. Bread Dough. 5. Ceramics & Pottery. a. Castware-Fired Clay. b. Hand molded. 6. Felt Craft. 7. Fly Tying. 8. Holiday Decoration. 9. Jewelry. 10 Leathercraft. 11. Paper Art. 12. Plastic. 13. Recycled. 14. Rope Work/Macrame. 15. Rubber Stamp Work. 16. Soft Sculpture. 17. Yarn Craft. 18. Body Care Products Section D – Crafts from Kits Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lots: 1. Bead Craft. 2. Jewelry. 3. Leather. 4. Plastic. 5. Stained Glass. 6. Textile. 7. Yarn. 8. Other. Section E – Dolls (entire doll & dress will be judged) Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lots: 1. Cloth, Soft Sculpture. 2. Dolls from kit. 3. Porcelain/China. 4. Other Section F – Scrapbooking Lots: 1. Album Pages (2 page layout with photos in protective sleeves). 2. Album.
Lot: 1. Drawings, Paintings, Sketches. 2. Sculpture. 3. Other. Section B – Original Crafts – No Kits Premium points awarded: Blue – 12 Red – 10 White – 8 1. Bead Craft. 2. Jewelry. 3. Carving. 4. Ceramics & Pottery. 5. Felt Craft. 6. Flower Craft. 7. Leather Craft. 8. Recycled Material. 9. Weaving. 10. Other. Section C – Crafts from kits Premium points awarded: Blue – 12 Red – 10 White – 8 1. Bead Craft. 2. Jewelry. 3. Yarn. 4. Textile. 5. Plastic. 6. Leather. 7. Stained Glass. 8. Other. Section D – Scrapbooking Premium points awarded: Blue – 12 Red – 10 White – 8 1. Album Pages (2 page layout with photos in protective sleeves) 2. Album
Fair Exhibitors’ Guide
Wheat Land Communities’ Fair ~ Campground Rules 1. Advance registration with Fair Secretary, P.O. Box 14, Ritzville, WA 99169 is recommended. If space is available, a site may be secured by contacting the fair ofﬁce. 2. Camping and RV spots are open only to exhibitors, concessionaires, superintendents, fair & rodeo personnel during the run of the fair. Admission policy applies. 3. Campground fees are $10 per night with hook-up, $5 per night without. No sanitary hookups for camper/trailers will be provided. 4. One vehicle pass per campsite may be purchased for $5 per night. A vehicle pass displayed in the windshield will allow access to the campsite from the east gate at designated times only. All other vehicles must be parked in the outside parking lot. 5. Campground permits must be displayed in the window of camper or RV facing the ﬁre lane or be attached to tent. 6. Camping vehicles must utilize the assigned space for the duration of the fair. All cars must be detached from trailers and parked outside the camp area. 7. Lanes between parked campers/trailers must remain open at all times for emergency access
and ﬁre protection. 8. An adult must accompany all minor exhibitors staying overnight. Any camper/trailer without adult supervision may be removed from the grounds. 9. No abusive drugs or alcohol will be allowed on the grounds at any time. 10. Pets must be on a leash. Any pet causing disturbance may be removed from grounds. 11. Turn lights off and keep campgrounds quiet after 11 p.m. Security personnel will be patrolling the grounds. 12. Wheat Land Communities’ Fair will not be responsible in case of ﬁre, theft, accident or loss of any kind. It is your responsibility to so advise all persons sharing your camping facility or site. 13. Each site has a maximum of 15 amp draw. NO air conditioners to be run off of fair power. Use of self-contained or on-board generators not permitted after 11 p.m. 14. The above stated rules are for your convenience and protection and to provide emergency information and location for the fair board personnel. Completion of the registration form and payment thereof constitutes acceptance of the foregoing rules by the adult in charge and all members using your assigned camping area. For questions or more information call 659-1588.
Wheat Land Communities’ Fair Campground Registration Name__________________________________________________________________________ (Adult in charge staying in RV site – MUST BE 21 YEARS or OLDER)
Address________________________________________________________________________ City____________________________________State_________________ZIP_______________ Phone: _____________________ ________________________ _______________________ (Daytime) (Evening) (Cell) Check all that apply:
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*Vehicle – License No._____________________Model & Year_____________________ Number of people using site ______. List name and phone for all persons authorized to use the site overnight on separate sheet. Return with registration and fees. Fees: (includes restrooms and shower facilities) Camp site with hook-up (water & electric) Campsite without hook-up Parking Pass for ONE vehicle* per campsite
$10 per night $ 5 per night $ 5 per night
I have read all camping rules and understand them. Signature________________________________________________Date__________________ • Make checks payable to Wheat Land Communities’ Fair and send to P.O. Box 14, Ritzville, WA 99169. Payment must accompany this registration. Reservation will not be guaranteed until payment is received. You will be notiﬁed if space IS NOT available. Ofﬁce use only: Fees Paid_______________Date Rec’d__________Campsite #________ 45
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PHOTOGRAPHY Department T Superintendent: Randy and Shirley Roth, 659-0893 Division: II......FFA...................... Yellow IV.....Open Youth......... Red V......Open Adult........... White Rules: 1.Exhibitor should read Fair Rules and Regulations. 2.The term “Amateur” refers to those who photograph as a hobby. 3. The term “Professional” refers to those who photograph as a vocation and/or receive payment for their work. 4. Photographs may NOT have been exhibited at this Fair before. 5.The Wheat Land Communities’ Fair assumes NO responsibility in case of loss or damage to entries. 6.Permission to reproduce for newspaper will be given with each entry unless permission is denied in writing. 7. All photographs must have been taken by the exhibitor. 8. Exhibitor may enter ONE photograph in each lot, unless otherwise stated. 9. Photographs must be 8” x 10” and mounted securely on 11” x 14” mount board or 11”x14” mat with 8”x10” opening. NO frames or glass allowed. 10. Name and address of exhibitor and lot number and name must be clearly printed on back of each photograph. 11. Superintendent reserves the right to refuse any entry that does not conform to specific rules for this department. 12. A $20 gift certificate will be awarded to the Best of Show. Lots apply to all Sections. Section A – Black and White Prints – Amateur Premium points awarded:
Blue – 15
Red – 10
White – 8
Section B – Color Prints - Amateur Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 8 Section C – Black and White Prints – Professional Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 8 Section D – Color Prints – Professional Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 8 Lot: 1. Animals, birds or reptiles. 2. Children or babies. 3. Fair activities and scenes. 4. Farm scenes or activities. 5. Flowers and other vegetation. 6. Holidays or celebrations. 7. Portraits. 8. Scenic. 9. Sports. 10. Structures, city skylines or buildings. 11. Other – something different from any of the above. Suggestions: humorous, reflections, still life, patterns, etc. 12. Photo display – 2-4 photographs grouped and mounted securely on one 11”x14” sturdy mount board. Prints must be no larger than 5”x7” and no smaller than 3-1/2”x5”. Can use 2 panoramic or 1 panoramic and 2 smaller prints. Prints must be in logical sequence to tell a story or record an event. 13. Panoramic – Must be complete photo... no piecing. Mount on 6 x 14 mount board. You may enter 2 entries but they must be of different subject matter. 14. Experimental Photography A. Collage, 1 only. B. Overlay, 1 only.
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Fair Exhibitors’ Guide
4-H PROJECTS Department U Superintendents: Carla Jerue (509) 235-8334, firstname.lastname@example.org; Janette & Buck Hollenback, 646-3473, jmh@ pionnetwb.com 1. All 4-H exhibitors are required to follow the general rules and regulations of this fair. 2. You may exhibit ONLY in the 4-H project in which you are enrolled except where specified differently. 3. Items made outside of 4-H project may be exhibited in Open Youth using your 4-H exhibitor number. 4. Exhibitor may exhibit more than one entry per lot as long as a different technique of construction, type of material is used, or product is different for each entry, except where specifically denied. 5. Age and grade are determined as of October 1 of current year: Cloverbuds*: Ages 5-7 Juniors: Ages 8-10 Intermediates: Ages 11-13 Seniors: Ages 14-18 6. Exhibitors with the most blue ribbons in 4-H Still Life in Senior, Intermediate, and Junior divisions and the most entries in Cloverbuds will be eligible for a monetary prize donated by Jess Ford of Pullman. 7. Any entry in the Cloverbuds division will receive a participation ribbon only. Premium points will be awarded at the same value as a red ribbon in that section. 8. Hometown Family Medicine is supporting each member that displays in the Still Life exhibit building in Sections A -I. Section A – Posters and Educational Displays – Non-Livestock Related Only • Exhibits may be of any dimensions or construction. You may use charts, graphs, pictures, working models, etc., to achieve your educational message. Individual displays may be as small as one poster that teaches a skill or concept. Please request space in advance for large displays! Each exhibit will be scored as follows: Design – 40; Originality & Creativity – 20; Educational Value – 40. • Premiums for Education Displays will be determined commensurate with the exhibit. Premium points awarded for posters: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White - 10 Lot: 1. Individual. 2. 4-H Club. Section AA – Livestock Posters and Educational Displays Please Note: • All livestock posters MUST have an exhibitor tag complete with name and exhibitor’s number stapled on the bottom right hand corner of poster and have a corresponding white card filled out with all information INCLUDING the location where the poster is displayed. • Posters should be displayed in the appropriate area or barn. Posters without an exhibitor’s tag or who have not submitted the white card with location of the poster to the fair office by 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday will not be judged! • Educational Displays may be of any dimensions or construction. You may use charts, graphs, pictures, working models, etc., to achieve your educational message. Individual displays may be as small as one poster that teaches a skill or concept. Please request space in advance for large displays! • Each exhibit will be scored as follows: Design – 40; Originality & Creativity – 20; Educational Value – 40. • Premiums for Education Displays will be determined commensurate with the exhibit. Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White - 10 Lot: 3. Individual. 4. 4-H Club. Section B – Food Preservation All products must be preserved in accordance with USDA standards. All canned products to be exhibited in standard jars or jelly glasses. One jar makes an exhibit; no two exhibits the same (Example: may not exhibit two jars peaches, but one peach and one cherry permissible). Process method, kind and date of canning must appear on lower front of the jar. Standard jar labels are available from the WSU Extension office. Rings shall be removed from jars. Dehydrated foods should be in a canning jar with lid. Standard quarter pint jars may be used for dehydrated food. Premium points awarded : Blue - 15 Red – 10 White – 5 Lot: 1. Canned fruit (acid foods). 2. Canned vegetable. 3. Jam, Jelly or Preserves. 4. Pickled fruit or vegetable, relish or catsup. 5. Dehydrated vegetable, fruit or fruit leather.** 6. Canned vegetable or meat, low acid (Intermediate or Senior members only).
July 20, 2017 7. Juice. 8. Other. **4-H Cloverbuds only allowed to enter in Lot 5 of Section B. Baking • Open to 4-H members enrolled in Foods and Nutrition Projects • 4-H member in the same family or club must each make their own product for entry; they cannot share the same batter. If this should occur, entry will be disqualified. • No two exhibits the same (ie: cannot have two chocolate drop cookie exhibits, but one chocolate and one oatmeal permissible) • Enter exhibit on a small paper plate and place in a clear plastic bag. • NO mixes or frozen dough: only Primary may use mixes. Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 Lot: 9. Quick breads – 1/4 loaf. 10. Yeast breads – 1/4 loaf or 4 rolls. 11. Desserts (fruit desserts, cakes, pies) – 1/4 each, No cream pies. Premium points awarded: Blue - 15 Red – 10 White – 5 12. Snacks (popcorn balls, 4; granola, 1 pint. 13. Cookies, 4. 14. Dry mixes. 15. Candy, 4. 16. Other. If available: Washington Association of Wheat Growers Fair Baking Award. To promote the use of wheat products, the Washington Association of Wheat Growers offers the following awards to the best overall exhibits in the yeast baking category Youth division: First place: Cookbook & rosette ribbon; Second place: Cookbook Section C – Sewing Projects Exhibitors may exhibit more than one article per lot. Articles must be constructed as part of your 4-H Club or sew camp project. “Best of Show” will be selected from Junior, Intermediate and Senior divisions of the 4-H textile arts section. Premium points awarded: A. Very Easy: Blue - 15 Red – 12 White - 10 B. Simple: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 12 C. Difficult Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15 D. Complex Blue – 30 Red – 25 White – 20 Lot: 1. Small sewn items – Clothing accessories or miscellaneous sewn non-clothing (kites, small flags or banners, bookcovers). 2. Household or home and room décor, sewn (curtains, storage items, holiday decorations). 3. Non-sewn article – embellished garments (painted, dyed items, iron-on appliqué, non-sewn fabric decorations). 4. Group entry – Textile or clothing project or display completed by 2 or more 4-H members. 5. Garment – Easy to make separates (simple skirt, blouse, pants, jumper or sundress, pajamas). 6. Machine embroidery. 7. Recycled. 8. Other. 9. Garment made from challenging pattern or fabric – dresses, suits, outdoor wear, tailored garments, evening wear, or western wear. 10. Clothes that Click – Communication of Self – A notebook, poster or bulletin board showing what you learned about your personal style, colors, or consumer information (could be cost comparisons, care information, information about textiles, etc.). 11. Small quilt item . 12. Medium quilt – wall hanging, rag quilt, lap quilt. 13. Large quilt. 14. Extra large quilt. 15. Small knitted or crocheted item 16. Medium knitted or crocheted item 17. Large knitted or crocheted item Section D – Creative Arts • Exhibitors limited to eight entries per lot. • Any exhibit intended to be displayed by hanging must have a hanging device securely attached. Premium points awarded: A. Very Easy: Blue - 10 Red – 8 White – 6 B. Simple: Blue – 15 Red – 12 White - 10 C. Difficult Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 12 Lot: 1. Creative articles. 2. Articles made from kits. 3. Jewelry. 4. Drawings. 5. Paintings. 6. Print making. 7. Needle arts. 8. Scrapbooking. Individual pages, one or two using a theme. Scrapbook containing 4 or more pages. 9. Recycled 10. Yarn 11. Paper 12. Ceramic, plaster of paris 13. Styrofoam 14. Wood 15. Felt 16. Holiday
17. Tie dye, fabric paint 18. Other Section E – 4-H Photography • All entries in all lots must be photographs taken by the exhibitor during the current 4-H year. • Each exhibit must be firmly attached to matting board, foam board or mat board frames, except News Photography Album or Photo Album lots 11 and 12. • Place Velcro hook on back. • Margins should not exceed 2 1⁄2”. • Use rubber cement or suitable substitute such as double sided adhesive mounts to attach. Non-mounted entries will not be accepted. • Photographs placed in medal, wood, plastic or other rigid frames with or without glass or Plexiglas will not be accepted. • Attach a completed WSU label (C0890) to bottom or exhibit as instructed on the label. • Prints may be black and white or color, except where specified. • Lots 1-12 limited to two pictures per lot. • Lot 13 limited to three pictures per letter. Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 8 Lots 1-5, Lot 13 Blue – 18 Red – 18 White – 10 Lots 6-9 Blue – 20 Red – 18 White – 15 Lots 10-12, Lot 14 Lot: 1. Photo Story: Three or more prints not to exceed 8” x 10”. 2. People Pictures: One print not to exceed 8” x 10”. 3. Miscellaneous: One print not to exceed 8” x 10”. Exploring Photography 4. Action Pictures: One or two prints not to exceed 8” x 10”. 5. Close-up: One print either 5” x 7” or 8” x 10”. 6. Composition: indicated on label C0890 what is shown. One print either 5” x 7” or 8” x 10” showing one of the following: A. Depth of field. B. Back lighting. C. Lines and shapes. Lot: 7. One print of any shape or size not to exceed 8” x 10”. May be of any subject. 8. Special Effects: Examples are: double exposure, painting with light, other techniques found in Unit 3. Indicate special effects used on Label C0890. 9. Darkroom Skills: One print from your own negative and printing – no size limit. 10. 4-H News Photography: Album of news photos, published or unpublished, with suggested outlines and/ or captions. 11. 4-H Photo Record: 2 to 6 prints not larger than 8” x 10”. Photo Record must document a 4-H project of any kind. Does not need to be the exhibitor’s project. 12. Photo Album: All photographs must have been taken during the current project year. Entries will be judged according to WSU SCORECARD FOR 4-H PHOTOGRAPHY. A. First year albums must contain 25 prints. B. Second year albums must contain 30 prints. C. Third year albums must contain 35 prints. D. Fourth year albums must contain 40 prints. E. Fifth year or more albums must contain 50 prints. 13. Single Photos: Each entry will consist of a single print not to exceed 8” x 10”. A. People. B. Animals. C. Landscape. D. Action. E. Humorous. F. Miscellaneous. G. Transportation H. Still Life I. Seasonal J. Farm K. History L. Fair Pictures 14. Self-determined Expressive Arts/ Photography: Any exhibit (other than an educational poster display) that reflects the member’s self-determined project goals. Must include a copy of project plans and description or the project. Attach a 3” x 5” card listing the age, year in project and what was learned. Section F – Plant and Soil Science Lots 1-4 open to 4-H members enrolled in any garden project. Premium points awarded: Blue – 12 Red – 8 White – 4 Lots 1- 6 Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lots 7 – 12 Lot: 1. Vegetable Garden – May exhibit up to 10 different varieties of vegetables. See Department K for how to display and the number of each variety required. 2. Flower Garden – May exhibit up to 10 different varieties of flowers. See Department L for the number of blooms or sprays required. Blooms must be
exhibited with their adjoining foliage. 3. Cut or dried flower arrangement. 4. Fruits, Nuts and Berries – May exhibit up to 10 items. See department K for the number of each variety required. 5. Container Garden – May exhibit up to 5 plants grown in containers, indoor or outdor, vegetable or ornamental. 6. Experimental Vegetable, Container or Ornamental Garden – Teaching display showing results of experimental gardening. 7. Production Garden (container or vegetable) or Ornamental Maintenance. A written report to include charts, graphs, photos or illustrations on a poster to show costs, market value of items grown, income from jobs done, or other information showing production techniques or marketable skills learned. Section G – Mechanical Sciences Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 7 Lot: 1. Electricity 2. Bicycle 3. Small engines/lawn/garden power equipment 4. Rocketry 5. Computer 6. Woodworking 7. Other Section H – Natural Sciences Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 7 Lot: 1. Discovery Project 2. Challenge Project 3. Geology 4. Shooting Sports 5. Other Section I – Other 4-H Projects Exhibitors must be enrolled in the 4-H projects in which they wish to enter. For example: The Sitter, health, dog, veterinary science, money management, cross culture, etc. Exhibits could be posters, displays or articles. Points will be determined by the superintendent. Section J – Demonstrations Contestants are asked to contact the superintendent. Contestants will be given a time and place for the demonstrations. If the contestant cannot participate at the allotted time, he/she is responsible for making other arrangements. Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15 Lots 1 & 2 Lot: 1. Demonstration or illustrated talk 2. Public speaking – Form C0431 will be used to score this event. Contact 4-H office for information. Section K – Fashion Revue/My Favorite Outfit Division: I........... 4-H IV........ Open Youth V.........Adult • This activity is open to 4-H and Open Youth exhibitors • Sign up with the superintendent the first day of the fair. • Garments will be judged on the participant and the participants will also be judged as they model. • Exhibitors may enter only one division. No more than two entries per lot. Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White - 10 Lot: 1. Garment Made by Exhibitor – The garments must be exhibited at the fair in the appropriate lot for evaluation of their construction. Parts of the outfit modeled may be purchased and not exhibited, such as a purchased shirt worn with pants made by exhibitor. 2. My Favorite Outfit – Entrant must coordinate a total outfit that can include purchased or home sewn garments. Appropriate accessories may be worn. Garments do not need to be entered in the 4-H or Open Clothing sections. All participants should bring a 5” x 7” card with a description of the outfit that includes where it will be worn; total cost; how it will be cared for; why the style, color and fabric were chosen; why the accessories were chosen. Section L – 4-H Record Books Superintendent: Alice Weber: (509) 3492992 • Open to 4-H member enrolled in any project. Record book submitted for that project must be in as current as possible condition. Photo copies are acceptable. • To be eligible for premium money, record books must be turned in to the WSU Extension Office by 4:30 p.m. Aug. 15. All books received after that date will be subject to critique, with a participation ribbon awarded. • Judged books will be on display at the fair. Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15 Lot: 1. Cloverbuds: Ages 5-7 (Participation Only) 2. Juniors: Ages 8-10 3. Intermediates: Ages 11-13 4. Seniors: Ages 14-18 GALE & IRMA GFELLER RECORDKEEPING AWARD This award will be presented to the best record book exhibited in each age division: Junior, Intermediate and Senior.
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MODEL KITS DEPARTMENT V Superintendent – Paul McAnally 660-1700 Division: II....... FFA .................... Yellow IV..... Open Youth........ Red V...... Open Adult......... White Exhibits must be the work of the exhibitor. Limited to ONE entry per lot, except in Section D where no more than THREE entries will be accepted for entire section.
Section A – Model Kits Premium points awarded: Blue – 12 Red – 8 White – 4 Lot: 1. Model airplane, plastic kit. 2. Model airplane, wood kit. 3. Model car, straight kit. 4. Model car, customized kit. 5. Model ships. 6. Model trains. 7. Model buildings or houses. 8. Model machinery. 9. Trucks. 10. Trailers. 11. Other plastic kits or models. 12. Snap together models.
AGRICULTURE MECHANICS AND TRADE SKILLS Department W Superintendent – Luke McRae, 659-0539 Division: II......... FFA......................Yellow Exhibitors are to create an entry that showcases their skills and demonstrates to the community an example of proper construction techniques and adherence to building codes. Larger exhibits may be the work of an FFA Chapter, 4-H club or family. For exhibitors who build an off-site or permanent project, they may create a display showing the construction process and
SPINNING, WEAVING AND WOOL DEPARTMENT X Superintendents – Janice Dennis, 677-3448 and Marie Gettman, 659-0644 1. All exhibitors must follow General Rules and Regulation on page (4). 2. Items entered under “other” in Sections B, C and D should not fit in any other lot. 3. Only one entry may be entered per lot in Sections B, C, D and E. Two entries per lot in Section F. Division: II....... FFA................. Yellow IV..... Open Youth..... Red V...... Open Adult...... White Section A – Handspun Yarns Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 5 1. Up to 10 (ten) individual skeins may be entered. All must be different as to fiber type and/or technique, i.e.: 10 skeins wool that are different by plys, breeds or “designer yarn” types; or 10 skeins could be all singles, but different fibers; or 10 different blends; or any combination of the above. 2. The same yarn dyed different colors will not be considered “different.” 3. The Superintendent’s decision on “different” will be final. 4. All yarns should be exhibited in skeins of at least 25 yards but not more than 100 yards. 5. All skeins must be clearly labeled with fiber type, breed, technique, dye source and/or any other information necessary to make it unique. 6. A Special Award will be given to the exhibitor having the most points in
skills they learned. Exhibitors are encouraged to consider trade skills gained while working on their primary project, as in constructing a barn, greenhouse, engine stand, etc. Farm mechanic exhibits will showcase welding and fabrication skills and mechanical aptitude. Projects may be shifted from one class to another, or another class may be created at the discretion of the superintendent. Entries will be judged by the Danish system and evaluated as to age appropriate skill sets.
Section A. 7. Please call a Superintendent if you have questions. Section B – Articles Made From Handspun Yarn Premium points awarded: Blue - 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Woven articles must be at least 50 percent handspun, all others 80 percent; label with type and amount of fibers used. Lot: 1. Woven garment. 2. Weaving, household article. 3. Weaving, accessory. 4. Weaving, off loom. 5. Crochet, sweater. 6. Crochet, vest. 7. Crochet, hats. 8. Crochet, household article. 9. Crochet, accessory. 10. Knit, sweater. 11. Knit, vest. 12. Knit, hats. 13. Knit, household article. 14. Knit, accessory. 15. Knitted socks. 16. Wall hanging, any technique. 17. Basket, any technique. 18. Art Object. 19. Other Section C – Articles Made From Handmade Felt Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Lot: 1. Garment. 2. Household article. 3. Art object. 4. Other. Section D – Handweaving, Any Fiber Premium points awarded: Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 Weaving and construction must be by the same person; label with type of yarns used. Lot–
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13. Pinewood Derby cars. Section B – Original Models (No kits) Premium points awarded: Blue – 15 Red – 10 White – 6 Lot: 1. Airplanes. 2. Ships. 3. Cars. 4. Trains. 5. Trucks. 6. Pinewood Derby. 7. Other. section c – Motorized models Premium points awarded: Blue – 25 Red – 20 White – 15 Section A – Farm Mechanics Lot: 1. Welding Skills display board. Premium points awarded: Blue – 40 Red – 25 White – 15. 2. Fabrication Project. Premium points awarded: Blue – 100 Red – 70 White – 40. 3. Mechanical Experiences Project (Display of experience gained through a mechanical repair) Premium points awarded: Blue – 40 Red – 25 White – 15 4. Educational Display - showing experience gained on a project not entered at the fair (poster, album, notebook). Premium points awarded: Blue – 40 Red – 25 White – 15 5. Other.
1. Garment, tailored. 2. Garment, simple. 3. Rug. 4. Table linens. 5. Afghan. 6. Pillow. 7. Wall hanging. 8. Yardage. 9. Off loom. 10. Tapestry. 11. Shawls, stoles, scarves, belts. 12. Wadmal. 13. Basket. 14. Art object. 15. Other.
Section E – Special Display Premium points awarded: Blue – 30 Red – 25 White – 20 Lot: 1. Any fibre related display or arrangement. If to sit on a table, not to be larger than 2 feet by 2 feet. If to hang on wall, not to exceed 3 feet by 4 feet. Judging shall be more on originality and interest to general public than on excellence of technique. Section F – Wool Show Premium points awarded: Blue – 30 Red – 25 White – 20
Lot: 1. Airplanes. 2. Boats. 3. Trucks. 4. Cars. 5. Other. Section d – Lego Blocks Premium points awarded: Blue – 12 Red – 8 White – 4 Lot: 1. Airplane. 2. Ships. 3. Cars or Trucks. 4. Trains. 5. Other.
Section B – Trade Skills Lot: 1. Construction Project (Dog House, Shed or other building) Premium points awarded: Blue – 100 Red – 70 White – 40. 2. Electrical Wiring Display (Mock-up electrical system) Premium points awarded: Blue – 40 Red – 25 White – 15. 3. Plumbing Display (Mock-up plumbing system) Premium points awarded: Blue – 40 Red – 25 White – 15. 4. Educational display - showing experience gained on a project not entered in the fair (poster, album, notebook). Premium points awarded: Blue – 40 Red – 25 White – 15. 5. Other project showing skills useful in a career.
Lot: 1. Fleece must have been shorn this year and must not represent more than one year’s growth, except yearling fleeces. 2. Two fleeces may be entered in each lot and must be selected by the exhibitor. 3. Angora should be labeled as to breed and age and state whether plucked or sheared. The entry should include 1 plucking or shearing of fiber, gathered during the last year and be entered in a shoe box. Lot: 1. Fine wool fleece. 2. Medium wool fleece. 3. Long wool fleece. 4. Natural colored fleece. 5. Angora. A. White pure breed. B. White cross breed. C. Colored pure breed. D. Colored cross breed. 6. Llama. 7. Mohair. 8. Alpaca. A $10 award will be given to the best spinning fleece of the show sponsored by Marie Gettman.
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Section A Premium points awarded in Lots 1-4: Blue – 100 Red – 75 White – 50 Lot: 1. Threshers and Combine Harvesters 2. Tractors. 3. Trucks. 4. Cars. Premium points awarded in Lots 5-9: Blue – 75 Red – 50 White – 25 5. Stationary Power Plants.
Department WW Superintendent: Volunteer needed, email firstname.lastname@example.org pDivisions: II.........FFA....................... Yellow IV.......Open Youth........... Pink V........Open Adult............ White gThe superintendent will allow multiple entries in Lots in this department. Section A – Original Design Premium points awarded: - Blue – 20 Red – 15 White – 10 dLot: 1. Useful. 6. Signs.
2. Bird House. 7. Toys. 3. Kitchen. 8. Wood Burning. 4. Frames. 9. Other. 5. Planter.
Section B – Restoration Premium points awarded: Blue – 30 Red – 25 White – 20 Lot: 1. Variety (More than one item may be entered in this Section). Section C – Fine Woodworking Premium points awarded: Blue – 50 Red – 40 White – 30 Lot: 1. Furniture. 2. Inlaid Pieces. 3. Carvings. 4. Other.
6. Wagons and Horse Drawn. 7. Antique Farm Machinery. 8. Gas Pumps. 9. Miscellaneous. Special Lot: Exhibits in Lots 1, 2, 5, 6 and 7 will receive a 25 point bonus if operated or demonstrated during course of fair. Exhibits will be judged on accuracy of restoration to original condition,
including running condition. Exhibitors must provide fencing or other crowd safety measures if exhibits are running. Exhibitors must attach a display card stating history and general information on exhibit, i.e., model, age, manufacturer, ownership, function, etc. All exhibits are open class.
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1:30 P.M. Saturday, Sept. 2 Determination Youth — The spark that starts the wheels turning in a progressive livestock market. The determination evident in these young people is a fitting testimony to the guidance and counseling of the 4-H Clubs across Washington . . . Determination yields rewards. Dedication develops the kind of youth that will shape the Livestock Industry of tomorrow. Our 2017 Market Livestock Auction will feature outstanding livestock, the object of a strict scientific program of Growth and Quality. Your participation in this sale is the prime move that keeps the vital machinery of these young people in full gear.
Two Ways to Participate 1) By all means, if you can, attend the sale in person. The excitement of the event and the drama of the auctioneer’s cry combine to create an unforgettable scene. Auction committeemen and ring men will be on hand to assist.
2) If you, your firm or organization, cannot attend the sale but wish to participate, you can do so by proxy. Simply contact the Livestock Sale Secretary, Lori Williams, 509–650–7018. We’ll do the rest.
Three Ways to Buy LIVE ANIMAL Buyers may arrange for delivery of their purchases on the hoof. Live animals will be released to new owners Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, after 2:00 p.m.
CUSTOM PROCESSING The majority of buyers will prefer having their purchases processed and delivered to their freezer locker. A nominal charge will be added for processing, and the locker will make its usual charge for cutting and wrapping.
CUSTOM PROCESSING Any buyer may cosign his purchase back to the Auction Committee for resale at the established commercial market price for sale day. The committee handles all details and the buyer pays only the difference between his bid and this market price.
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2017 WLCF & RRA Preliminary Schedule Wednesday, Aug. 30 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Enter livestock & non-livestock exhibits 8:15 p.m. All Livestock exhibitors meeting
Thursday, Aug. 31 8:00 a.m. to noon Judging of exhibits, except livestock 8:30 a.m. Swine-type judging* 9:30 a.m. Rabbit Fitting & Showing 11:00 a.m. Horse clinic 11:00 a.m. Poultry Fitting & Showing Noon Sheep & Goat-type judging* 1:00 p.m. Jeff Evans Strolling Magic Show 1:30 p.m. Beef-type judging* 6:00 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre Production 9:00 p.m. Exhibits Close Friday, Sept. 1 8:30 a.m. Swine Fitting & Showing* 8:30-11:30 a.m. 4-H and FFA Fitting and Showing, Horse Show Noon Sheep & Goat Fitting & Showing* 1:00 p.m. Jeff Evans Magic Stage Show 1:30 p.m. Beef Fitting & Showing* 2:00 p.m. Jeff Evans Magic Strolling Show 3:30 p.m. 4-H and FFA Round Robin 4:30 p.m. Jeff Evans Magic Stage Show 7:00 p.m. 47th Annual Ritzville Pro-West Rodeo: Ritzville Rodeo Drill
Team & Skagit Rein Riders 9:00 p.m. Exhibits Close
Saturday, Sept. 2 8:30 a.m. 4-H and FFA Livestock Judging Contest 10:00 a.m. Ritzville Farm Classic Barrel Race 10:45 a.m. Children’s Parade 11:00 a.m. Ritzville Community Parade Noon Barbecue in the Park by the Ritzville Gun Club 1:00 p.m. Open Horse Show 1:30 p.m. Livestock Auction 3:00 p.m. Ritzville Rodeo Association Queen Contest 4:00 p.m. Stick Horse Barrel Races 5:00 p.m. Fashion Revue 5:30 p.m. 4-H Demonstrations 7:00 p.m. 47th Annual Ritzville Pro-West Rodeo: Ritzville Rodeo Drill Team & Skagit Rein Riders 9:00 p.m. Exhibits Close 9:30 p.m. Ritzville Rodeo Dance Sunday, Sept. 3 9:00 a.m. Cowboy Church 9:30 a.m. Gymkhana (youth) 11:00 a.m. Horseshoe Tournament 12:00 p.m. Livestock Awards Ceremony 12:00 p.m. Dog Show 12:30 p.m. Gymkhana (adult) 1:00 p.m. Bruce and Betsy Mullen’s Trav’n Opry 2:00 p.m. Exhibits released *FFA followed by 4-H
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This Exhibitors’ Guide details essential information for exhibiting at the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair in Ritzville, Wash., during Labor Da...
Published on Jul 20, 2017
This Exhibitors’ Guide details essential information for exhibiting at the Wheat Land Communities’ Fair in Ritzville, Wash., during Labor Da...