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Adult Division – Rules and Regulations 1. Open to any 2012-2013 products may be exhibited. (Made since the 2012 fair) Articles previously exhibited will be disqualified. 2. Prizes will be awarded only to articles deemed worthy of a prize by the judges. 3. Articles that are not on this premium list will not be accepted for exhibit. 4. Only one article may be entered for each premium by any one exhibitor. 5. Canned products accepted in standard jars only (ex. Ball, Kerr, Mason, and Golden Harvest jars. 6. All items not advancing to State Fair are to be picked up at the Rapides Parish Fair between the hours of 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2013. Articles not picked up after the Rapides Parish Fair must be picked up between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Monday, October 14, 2013. At the end of this period, if not claimed, these items will be donated to a worthy cause, Exception – Fresh Fruits and Vegetables will be disposed of at the fairgrounds, at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2013. 7. *Instructions for items progressing to the State fair are available as separate fact sheet. You may obtain one from the Extension/4-H office. 8. Permission by the exhibitor must be given at time of entry in order for articles to be sent to the state fair.

ALL RULES, REGULATIONS, PREMIUM OFFERINGS, ETC., APPEARING IN THIS CATALOG ARE SUBJECT TO CORRECTION IN EVENT OF ANY PRINTING ERRORS THAT WOULD TEND TO CHANGE THE MEANING OR INTENT.

Outstanding Adult Exhibitor Points will be awarded on all entries in the Adult Division as follows: 5 points for 1st place 4 points for 2nd place 3 points for 3rd place Awards will presented at the Senior Citizens Day at the Fair, October 11, 2013.


SECTION A Adult Division Class 1 – Clothing (Superintendents: Frank Candilero and Lisa Salard) (Please bring garments on hangers) 1st - $6.00

2nd- $5.50

3rd- $5.00

1. Infant dress or outfit 2. Child’s dress or outfit (ages 2-5) 3. Child’s dress or outfit (age 6-9) 4. Child’s pants and top set 5. Smocked, hand sewn or embroidered child’s garment 6. Pants suit (adult) – 2 pieces, matching or coordinate 7. Blouse (lady’s) set in sleeves and collar 8. Blouse (lady’s) other type 9. Shirt man or boys 10. Dress (daytime, street or church) 11. Dress adult formal 12. Sleeping garment (infant) 13. Vest 14. Toddler’s dress (age 1-3) 15. Sleepwear (adult) 16. Sleepwear (child) 17. Pre-teen/teen’s dress 18. Apron (functional) 19. Apron (fancy holiday) 20. Robe (child or adult) 21. Pants (men or boy’s) 22. Child’s hat (no knit or crochet) 23. Adult hat ( no knit or crochet) 24. Skirt (adult) 25. Pants (lady’s) 26. Skirt & matching blouse 27. Appliqued garment (no ready made) 28. Wearable art 29. Child’s costume 30. Adult Costume 31. Jumper (adult) 32. Jumper (child) 33. Cloth purse 34. Patchwork jacket 35. Miscellaneous (not In premiums 1-34) CLOTHING ARTICLES WILL BE SENT TO THE STATE FAIR PROVIDED THERE IS A CATEGORY FOR TH ARTICLE AND PERMISSION IS GIVEN BY THE EXHIBITOR AT THE TIME OF ENTERING.


Class 2 – Handmade Crochet Superintendent: Patsy Casida Premiums- 1st $6.00

2nd $5.50

3rd $5.00

1. Sweater or jacket (man or boy) 2. Sweater or jacket (woman or girl) 3. Sweater (pre schooler) 4. Set: hat (or cap) and scarf 5. Baby set – sacque, cap and bootee 6. Stole (adult) 7. Cape (adult) 8. Poncho (adult) 9. Poncho (child) 10. Cape (child) 11. Shawl (child) 12. Collars (crochet or tatting) 13. Bedspread 14. Stuffed toys 15. Centerpieces 16. Crochet purse 17. Slippers (adult) 18. Slippers (child) 19. Vest (adult) 20. Vest (child) 21. Hat 22. Scarf 23. Any other garment (not included in Premium 1-20) HANDMADE KNIT OR CROCHET ARTICLES WILL BE SENT TO STATE FAIR PROVIDED THERE IS A CATEGORY FOR THE ARTICLE AND PERMISSION IS GIVEN BY THE EXHIBITOR AT THE TIME OF ENTERING.


Class 3 –Knit Superindent: Patsy Casida 1. Sweater or jacket (man or boy) 2. Sweater or jacket (woman or girl) 3. Sweater (pre-schooler) 4. Set: hat (or cap) and scarf 5. Baby set – sacque, cap and bootee 6. Stole, cape or poncho 7. Collars 8. Bedspread 9. Purse 10. Slippers (child) 11. Slippers (adult) 12. Vest (adult) 13. Vest (child) 14. Stuffed toy or doll 15. Hat 16. Scarf 17. Any other garment (not included in Premiums 1-16)


Class 4 – Household or Home Improvement Superintendents: Helen Candiloro, Roxie Castro, Lisa Salard

1ST Place: $6.00

2nd Place - $5.50

3rd Place - $5.00

Afghans 1. Crocheted baby 2. Crocheted (blocks) 3. Crocheted (one piece) 4. Crocheted (appliqued or decorated) 5. Knitted (child) 6. Crocheted panels/strips 7. Broomstick 8. Knitted (baby) 9. Other –mixed work afghan Quilts – hand quilted only 10. Patchwork 11. Appliqued 12. Child or baby quilt Quilts – Machine Quilted Only 13. Patchwork 14. Appliqued 15. Child or baby quilt BEDROOMS LINENS & PILLOWS 16. Quilt top (patchwork, appliqued, other) 17. Crocheted bedspread 18. Puff, cathedral or other quilt (no child’s quilt) 19. Bedspread 20. Piece look and quilted quilt 21. Foundation piecing 22. Quillow 23. Miniature Quilt 24. Decorative pillow (crocheted) 25. Decorative pillow (quilted) 26. Decorative pillow (cross stitch) 27. Decorative pillow (embroidery) 28. Decorative pillow (other) 29. Homemade pillow cases (colored embroidery on white cases set of 2) 30. Homemade pillow cases (colored embroidery on colored cases set of 2) 31. Homemade pillow cases (other painted, tatted, crochet etc) 32. Stuffed home decoration Table linens – tablecloths 33. Placemats/napkins (2 each) 34. Handmade tablecloth (cross stitch, embroidery, etc.)


35. Crocheted 36. Table runner 37. Other Needlecraft (other than pillows) 38. Crocheted doilies 39. Quilted accessories (no pillow or throws) 40. Quilted wall hanging 41. Candlewicking (no pillows) 42. Tatting 43. Other than above 44. Needlepoint 45. Crewel embroidery 46. Swedish embroidery (huck) 47. Teneriffe embroidery (chicken –scratch or snowflaking) Area Rugs 48. Hooked 49. Braided 50. Crochet Household or home improvement articles will be sent to state fair provided there is a category for the article and permission is given by the exhibitor at the time of entering.


Food Preservation Classes 5-9 Premiums:

1st 6.00

2nd 5.50

3rd 5.00

Class 5 – Canned Vegetables Superintendents: (All foods must be canned in standard canning jars – Kerr, Ball Golden Harvest, etc. Foods canned in mayonnaise jars, etc, will be disqualified.) Canning entries will be sent to State Fair provided there is a category for that entry at the State Fair and permission is given by the exhibitor at the time of entering. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Quart or pint green beans Pint carrots (sliced or diced) Pint corn (whole grain) Pint peas (crowder, purple hull, cream etc. Pint okra and tomatoes Pint squash Quart or pint tomatoes Pint lima beans Pint greens Pint okra Quart vegetable soup mix Pint cream style corn

Class 6 – Canned Fruits Superintendent: Julia Helire 13. Quart blackberries 14. Quart figs 15. Quart peaches (halves) 16. Quart peaches (sliced) 17. Quart pears (sliced) 18. Quart pears (halves) 19. Quart dewberries 20. Quart boysenberries 21. Quart blueberries 22. Quart huckleberries 23. Pint apple or pear sauce

Class 7 – Preserves, Jellies, Marmalades, Jams Superintendents: Jackie Jones, Geraldine Mayo and Doris Simpson (Jellies will not be judged if sealed with paraffin; a standard glass jar with a 2-piece lid must be used. Where fruit is not specified owners should label the jar as to fruit used) 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31.

Pint or half-pint crabapple jelly Pint or half-pint grape jelly Pint or half-pint plum jelly Pint or half-pint mayhaw jelly Pint or half-pint muscadine jelly Pint or half-pint blackberry jelly Pint or half-pint dewberry jelly Pint or half-pint any other jelly


32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53.

Pint or half-pint pepper jelly Pint or half-pint blueberry jelly Pint or half-pint fig jam Pint or half-pint blackberry or dewberry jam Pint or half pint strawberry jam Pint or half pint strawberry fig jam Pint or half-pint peach jam Pint or half-pint plum jam Pint or half-pint apple jelly Pint or half-pint fig preserves Pint or half-pint other preserves Pint or half-pint pear preserves Pint or half-pint peach preserves Pint or half-pint strawberry preserves Pint or half-pint blueberry jam Pint or half pint any conerve Pint or half pint apple butter Pint or half pear butter Pint or half pint any other butter Pint or half pint pear jam Pint or half-pint other jam Pint or half-pint pear honey

Class 8 – Pickles and Relishes Superintendents: Debbie Boudreaux and Beth Gardner 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84 85. 86. 87.

Pint cut pickles (dill) Pint whole pickles (sweet) Quart or pint whole pickles (dill) Pint lime-treated sweet cucumber pickles - sliced Quart or pint cinnamon pickle rings Pint bread and butter pickles (cucumber) Pint bread and butter pickles (squash) Pint green tomato pickles Pint pickled beets (whole or sliced) Pint pickled okra Pint other pickled vegetable Pint squash pickles Pint any other relish Pint Dixie relish Pint green tomato relish Pint pear relish Pint chili sauce Pint salsa Quart pear pickles Pint Chow Chow Pint corn relish Pint dilled green bean pickles Quart peach pickles Pint pepper pickles Pint mixed pickles Pint pepper and pear relish Pint pickle relish Pint pear mince meat


Class 9 – Canned Fruit Juice No fruit juices will be sent to the State Fair 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96.

Quart tomato juice Quart blackberry, boysenberry, or dewberry juice Quart grape juice Quart plum juice Quart mayhaw juice Quart blueberry juice Quart Muscadine Juice Quart crabapple juice

Food Preservation items will be sent to State Fair provided there is category the article and permission is given by the exhibitor at the time of entering.


Class 10 – Handicraft Superintendents: Pat Lovette, Dolores Odom, and Maedean Achord Premiums:

1st 6.00

2nd 5.50

3rd 5.00

1. Holiday tablecloth 2. Christmas tree skirt 3. Christmas tree ornament -6 4. Holiday door or wall decoration (made of fabric) 5. Other holiday decoration- no wreath 6. Christmas stocking (counted cross stitch) 7. Christmas stocking (other) 8. Fabric doll 9. Decorated garment (painted appliqued, etc) 10. Other fabric novelties (book covers, children’s fabric books) 11. Stuffed toy (one-no dolls) 12. Stuffed home decoration 13. Halloween –not a wreath 14. Thanksgiving –not a wreath 15. Valentine –not a wreath 16. Easter not a wreath 17. Mardi Gras – not a wreath 18. Christmas – not a wreath 19. Pastel Painting 20. Oil Painting – original 21. Acrylic painting – original 22. Watercolor picture – original 23. Charcoal picture 24. Pencil picture 25. Pen & Ink picture 26. Creative wall hanging (other than framed or macramé’ items) 27. Halloween Wreath 28. Thanksgiving Wreath 29. Easter Wreath 30. Patriotic Wreath 31. Mardi Gras Wreath 32. Christmas Wreath 33. Fabric covered basket 34. Desk accessories 35. Kitchen accessories 36. Stained glass 37. Pot holders (2) 38. Wood crafts (no larger than 18” in any direction) 39. Scrap booking (contents will be judged) 40. Hand woven basket


41. Jewelry (limit 1 piece or 1 set) 42. Latch hook wall hanging 43. Tole painting and folk art (no fabric) 44. Tole painting on fabric 45. Leather carving and tooling 46. Wood burning – no kits 47. Counted cross stitch (pictures 12” and under) 48. Counted cross stitch (pictures over 12”) 49. Any other cross stitch 50. Smocked article- no clothing 51. Calligraphy 52. Other pictures (not needlepoint, crewel or cross stitch) 53. Stenciled item 54. Fowl wood carving 55. People wood carving 56. Aquatic wood carving 57. Animal wood carving 58. Other wood carving 59. Wood crafts (larger than 18”) 60. Plaster article (1 article) 61. Hobbies (collections only – coins, insects, stamps, etc.) 62. Plastic canvas art 63. Decoupage 64. Miscellaneous (not included in Premiums 1-63) Handicraft items will be sent to the State Fair provided there is a category for the item and permission is given by the exhibitor at the time of entering.


Class 11 – Adult Photography Amateur only Premiums: Rules:

1st 6.00

2nd 5.50

3rd 5.00

1. Photography exhibits should be in clear protective sheets. 2. Photographs in frames will not be allowed. 3. Photographs will not be sent to State Fair.

1. B & W – people (8X10) print 2. B & W – animal (8X10) print 3. B & W – other (8X10) print 4. Color – people (8X10) print 5. Color – animal (8X10) print 6. Color – other (8X10) print 7. Sepia tone (people) 8. Sepia tone (animals) 9. Sepia tone (other) 10. Manipulated photo


Class 12 – Cakes and Breads ALL ENTRIES MUST BE ITEMS THAT REQUIRE NO REFRIGERATION

Premiums:

1st 6.00

2nd 5.50

3rd 5.00

1. White layer cake/icing 2. Chocolate layer cake /icing 3. German sweet chocolate cake 4. Pound cake 5. Other pound cake 6. Angel food cake 7. Yellow layer cake with icing 8. Party or special occasion cake to be judged on decoration only 9. Holiday yeast bread 10. Sweet roll (yeast) or cinnamon rolls (3) 11. Loaf yeast bread (1) 12. Loaf quick bread (1) 8 ¼ X $ or 9 X5 13. Yeast rolls – plain 3 14. Biscuits -3 15. Muffins (3) 16. Pecan pie 17. Fruit pie 18. Other pie (must not need refrigeration) 19. Pralines (6 pieces) 20. Chocolate fudge (6 pieces) 21. Divinity (6 pieces) 22. Candy – other (6 pieces) 23. Drop Cookies (6) 24. Bar cookies (6) 25. Rolled cookies (6) cookies cut with a cookie cutter 26. Miscellaneous (not included in premiums 1-25)


Class 13 – Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Premiums:

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35.

1st 4.00

Six (6) pears Six (6) Japanese persimmons Six (6) ears popcorn One (1) big pumpkin One (1) pie pumpkin One (1) Longfellow pumpkin Six (6) pods okra Six (6) radishes One (1) cushaw Six (6) tomatoes Six (6) sweet bell peppers Six (6) pimento peppers Six (6) other peppers Eight (8) Irish potatoes Eight (8) sweet potatoes Three (3) egg plants Six (6) turnips Six (6) beets Bunch shallots Bunch collards Bunch mustard 2-inch bunch snap beans 2-inch bunch field peas Pint hot pepper (no ornamental pepper) Pint lima beans Three (3) squash Six (6) carrots Quart pecans (in shell) Six (6) cucumbers Quart peanuts (in shell) One (1) cabbage One (1) cauliflower One (1) bunch broccoli Miscellaneous vegetables (not listed above) Miscellaneous fruit (not listed above)

2nd 3.50

3rd 3.00


SECTION B Note: Presentation of awards & certificates for: Most Outstanding Senior Citizens Exhibitor; Senior Citizen Fair Exhibitor; Nursing Home Exhibitors and Handicapped Exhibitors, will be presented at special program. Points will be awarded on all entries made in the Senior Citizen Division, Nursing Home Division and Handicap Division of the Fair as follows: 10 points for 3rd place 15 points for 2nd place 20 points for 1st place

Class 1 – Senior Citizens Division Superintendents: Alice Praska, Daisy Dempsey, Elizabeth Theard and Betty Reed Open to any resident of Rapides Parish, age 60 years & older. Adult Division Rules and Regulations apply to this class.

1st Place - $6.00

2nd Place - $5.50

Aprons 1. Functional 2. Fancy Garments & Accessories (Machine Sewed) 3. Adult 4. Children 5. Other garments & accessories Afghans 6. Crocheted – plain 7. Crocheted –original design 8. Crocheted – blocks 9. Baby 10. Other Afghans – broomstic, scraps, etc. 11. Knitted 12. Crocheted – ripple Pillows 13. Crocheted 14. Embroidery 15. Other pillows 16. Chicken Scratch 17. Candlewicking 18. Patchwork 19. Needlepoint Pillow Cases 20. Embroidery 21. Other pillow cases Quilts 22. Appliqued

3rd Place - $5.00


23. Patchwork –any size 24. Piece look & quilted 25. Baby 26. Other quilts 27. Quilt tops – not quilted 28. Embroidered & quilted Crochet 29. Clothing articles – adult 30. Clothing articles – children 31. Doilies 32. Collars 33. Home Accessory Article 34. Other crochet 35. Bedspread 36. Tablecloths 37. Hat Knitting 38. Adult garments (sweaters, shawls, scarves, footwear, cap & mittens, etc. 39. Childrens’ garments – sweaters, shawls, scarves, footwear, caps & mittens, etc 40. Other knitting Handiwork 41. Embroidery 42. Tatting – on an article only 43. Tatting – separate article 44. Counted cross stitch 45. Decorated wearing apparel 46. Other handiwork – no ceramic 47. Purse 48. Belt 49. Chicken scratch 50. Crewel embroidery 51. Needlepoint 52. Plain cross stitch 53. Smocking Painting 54. Oil – original 55. Acrylic –original 56. Watercolors – original 57. Pastels – original 58. Charcoal, pen & ink, or pencil Crafts 59. Stuffed toys 60. Dolls – stuffed 61. Dolls –other 62. Christmas items (large) 63. Christmas items (small) 64. Holiday items


65. Other 66. Quilted wallhangings 67. Small article (not larger than 18�) 68. Ceramics 69. Seasonal decoration (outdoor article) 70. Seasonal decoration (indoor article) 71. Handmade flowers 72. Plaster articles 73. Tea towels 74. Pot holder -2 Woodwork 75. Wood carvings 76. Birdhouse 77. Woodburning 78. Toys 79. Other Senior citizen articles will be sent to State Fair provided there is a category for the article and permission is given by the exhibitor at time of entering.


Class 2 – Nursing Home Division Superintendents: Emma Jean Huffman, & Peggy Pearson Note: Adult Division Rules and Regulations apply to this class. 1st Place - $6.00

2nd - $5.50

3rd- $5.00

1. Garments – hand or machine made 2. Afghans – crochet or knit - large 3. Afghans – crochet or knit – baby 4. Personal clothing article (crochet or knit 5. Lap robes 6. Crochet or knit (other) 7. Crewel or needlepoint items – pictures, etc 8. Embroidery household items – scarves, centerpieces, pillowcases, etc. 9. Painted household items – scarves, centerpieces, pillowcases, etc. 10. Pillowcases – patchwork 11. Pillows – terrycloth or other 12. Pillows – crewel 13. Pillows – needlepoint 14. Rugs 15. Artwork – oil painting – freehand 16. Artwork – watercolor or other – freehand 17. Artwork – paint by number 18. Ceramics 19. Plaster 20. Woodwork – small 21. Woodwork – large 22. Seasonal decoration 23. Handicraft – not wood 24. Tea towels 25. Pot holders – 2 26. Stuffed animals or dolls 27. Quilt top – not quilted 28. Quilt – quilted 29. Beadwork 30. Punch embroidery 31. Macrame – small 32. Dolls 33. Miscellaneous – exhibits not covered in Premiums 1-32 Nursing Home articles will not be sent to State Fair.


Class 3 – Handicapped Division Superintendent: Emma Jean Huffman & Peggy Pearson Open to any adult handicap resident of a community home, foster home or private home in Rapides Parish. (Adult Division rules and regulations apply to this class.) CANNOT BE ENTERED UNTIL 11:00 AM 1st- 6.00

2nd – 5.50

3rd – 5.00

1. Afghans crochet or knit - large 2. Afghans – crochet or knit – bay 3. Embroidery 4. Needlepoint or crewel items 5. Pillows 6. Crochet or knit - other 7. Plaster 8. Woodwork – small 9. Handicraft – not wood 10. Artwork – ink or watercolor 11. Artwork- other 12. Pot holder 13. Seasonal decoration 14. Latch hook 15. Painted household item 16. Jewelry 17. Pottery 18. Miscellaneous (exhibits not covered in Premiums 1-17 )


Pre 4-H Division Section C (Pre 4-H Youth ages 3 to 8) Superintendent: Colleen Lee & LaTel Lee Assistant Superintendents: Lizbeth Lee, Adrianne Vallee, Alyssa Lloid

*This division is open to school children age 3-8 years old who are residents of Rapides Parish. *Obtain entry information at the parish 4-H office. Premiums Paid 1st 2nd

3rd

4th

5th

5.00

4.00

3.50

3.00

4.50

Class 1 – Ages 3 and 4 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Drawing (original) Handicraft (handmade) Fabric Painting (any type painting on fabric Table Accessory (small size only) Fabric creation (handmade item from fabric)

Class 2 – Ages 5 and 6 6. Drawing (original) 7. Handicraft (handmade) 8. Fabric Painting (any type painting on fabric 9. Table Accessory (small size only) 10. Fabric creation (handmade item from fabric)

Class 3 – Ages 7 and 8 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

Drawing (original) Handicraft (handmade) Fabric Painting (any type painting on fabric Table Accessory (small size only) Fabric creation (handmade item from fabric)


Youth Division SECTION D Pet Show Rules and Regulations – Open to residents of Rapides Parish Only. 1. Any type of pet (with the exception of dogs) can be shown as long as it can be handled or controlled by the individual. The pet must belong to the exhibitor. The pet must be a living, breathing anima! 2. Contestants will be competing for trophies and ribbons in these categories: 1. Cutest Pet 5. Most Lovable Pet 2. Best All Around Pet 6. Biggest Pet 3. Most Unusual Pet 7. Smallest Pet 4. Best Groomed Pet 8. Best Behave Pet

3. All pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets should they have an accident. Disposal materials will be provided. It is suggested you exercise your pet before the show to reduce this possibility. 4. Dogs may be shown in the Pet Show ONLY in the Non 4-H Division (ages 3-5 & 6-8). 4-H’ers may show their dog in the Dog Show ONLY. Non 4-H’ers (ages 9-18) must show their dog in the non 4-H Dog Show. 5. Exhibitors may show only one (1) pet. 6. The same pet may not be shown by more than one exhibitor.

Classes and Age Groups for Pet Show are as follows: Class 1 – Non 4-H Ages (3-5)

Class 2 – Non 4-H Ages (6-8)

Class 3 - 4-H Grades 4-6

Class 4- 4-H Grades (7-12)

*No insects may be entered. *Ages of are the child. *Puppies must be at least 6 weeks old and able to walk on a leash if entered in the Dog Show. No animal under the age of 4 weeks may be shown.


Dog Show (*Open only to Rapides Parish Residents) 1.

4-H members must enter their dogs in the 4-H Division of the Dog Show. 4-H members must enter their animals in the Non 4-H Division (ages 4-18). Only for 4-H Dog Show will juniors and Seniors Divisions be divided as follows: Junior (4th -7th grade); Senior (8th-12th grade) 2. Dogs need not be registered or purebred to enter competition, but must be owned by the handler. 3. A dog may be entered and show in only one division of the Dog Show. An exhibitor may show only one dog. 4. A dog may only be shown once by one person. In other words, the same dog cannot be shown by more than one person and can only be show one time. 5. Any dog who is unmanageable or exhibits any temper toward judges, handlers, or other dogs will be excused from the ring and will not be place in the competition. 6. Dogs will be entered in competition according to the dog’s height. They will be entered as SMALL, MEDIUM, or LARGE. The following heights will be used: SMALL DOG – under 12 inches MEDIUM DOG -12 inches through 18 inches LARGE DOG – over 18 inches 7. It is suggested that all competitors check their dog’s rabies and parvo vaccination certificate and see that they are current. 8. All dogs owners are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs should they have an accident. Disposal materials will be provided. It is suggested you exercise your pet before the show to reduce this possibility. 9. Winners in each class of both the 4-H and Non 4-H Dog Show will compete for BEST DOG OF SHOW 4-H and BEST DOG OF SHOW NON 4-H. Trophies will be awarded to each class winner, and ribbons to all participants. 10. Dogs must wear a collar and a leash only. No decoration is permitted in dog show. 11. Dogs will be judged on grooming, appearance, and handling. 12. Decision of judges is final. 13. Premiums paid in each division as follows: Premiums: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th $6.00 $5.00 $4.00 $3.50 $3.00

Class 1- 4-H

(Junior (4th-7th Grade)

1. Small

2. Medium

3. Large

Senior (8th-12th Grade)

1. Small

2. Medium

3. Large

Class 3 - Non 4-H All Ages (9-18)

1. Small

2. Medium

Class 2 – 4-H

Champion Round

3. Large


Goat Show Superintendents: Terry Washington & Tunk Andries Assistant Superintendents: Roxanne Paul, Lauren James, Logan James Rules and Regulations 1. Open to 4-H and FFA members in Rapides Parish only. 2. Animals must be entered by 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 9, 2013. Judging will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2013. 3. Each exhibitor must show his/her own animal.

Market Goats: Premiums paid: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th $30.00 $27.50 $26.00 $22.50 Grand Champion – Rosette & Trophy

5th $20.00

6th & Below $17.50

1. All goats must be dehorned. 2. Wether or doe goats are eligible to show. 3. All goats will be weight individually and classified into divisions. Goats eligible to show must be a minimum of 45 pounds. There is no maximum weight. 4. All goats must be slicked sheared within 7 days prior to the show. 5. Market goats will be dehorned, polled, or disbudded. Any scurs or horn structures must be blunted and not exceed one inch in length.

Commercial Doe Show There will be two classes offered. 1. Spring doeling (Must have no visible evidence of the emergence of part or all of one or both of the first pair of permanent incisors.) 2. Yearling doe (two and four teeth are allowed) 3. Aged doe (6 tooth and over) 4. Does showing in the Commercial Market Doe classes cannot be entered or shown in the Market Goat Division. 5. All Commercial Market Does must have ear tag for identification in the class. 6. Commercial Does can be shown with hair or slick sheared. 7. All Commercial Does may be shown with horns or dehorned.

Junior Breeding Goat Show 1. 2.

All breeding goats must have registration papers. They maybe purebred or percentage does. Breeds for Breeding Goats: 1 – Registered Full Blood 2 – Registered Percentage 3 - AOB CLASSES 1. Jan. 1, 2013– June 30, 2013 2. July 1, 2012 – Dec. 31, 2012 3. Jan 1, 2012– June 30, 2012 4. July 1, 2011 – Dec. 31, 2011 5. July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011 6. Born June 30, 2009 and older 7. Grand Champion Female- Rosette & Trophy 8. Reserve Grand Champion Female 9. Buck, kid buck born July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013 10. Grand Champion Buck - Rosette 11. Reserve Grand Champion Buck


Goat Showmanship Premiums paid: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th & Below $30.00 $27.50 $26.00 $22.50 $20.00 $17.50 Classes: 1. 16 years and over 2. 15 years old 3. 14 years old 4. 13 years old 5. 12 years old 6. 11 years old 7. 10 years old 8. 9 years old 9. Champion – Rosette – Buckle 10. Champion Junior Showman – Trophy (Leo Lewis Memorial Award)


SECTION E Poultry Show Superintendents: Randy Turner, Jim Brownlee, Elizabeth Brownlee and Patricia Turner

Notice: NEW HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR POULTRY - The Louisiana Livestock Sanitary Board recently passed the following regulation – Regulation 11768 Admittance of Louisiana Poultry to Fairs, Livestock Shows and Poultry Shows which states: All poultry going to Louisiana fairs, livestock shows, and poultry shows shall be accompanied by a VS Form 9-2 indicating the flock of origin is under the National Poultry Improvement Plan is free of Salmonella gallinarum (typhoid). If the flock of origin is not under the National Poultry Improvement Plan, the birds of breeding age must be accompanied by VS Form 9-2 health certificate or Certificate of Veterinary inspection indicating the birds were tested negative or pullorum/thyphoid within 90 days prior to admittance to the fair.

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Open to 4-H and FFA members in Rapides Parish only. Exhibitors must be in possession and ownership of the birds by two (2) months of age. Exhibitors are encouraged to feed and water their exhibits at least once during the fair. 4-H and FFA Poultry Show Birds will be entered WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. 4-H and FFA Poultry Show judging will begin at 1:00 p.m. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013 No registration fees required in the 4-H and FFA Poultry Show. Birds will be judged by the American Standard of Perfections in the show. No Crossbred birds will be shown. NO exhibit other than in good health and in good condition will be received in the show. Those exhibiting poultry will do so at their own risk. The poultry will be given special care and attention and precaution will be taken to return the birds in good shape to owner. Birds will be entered as cockerels, pullets, cocks, and hens. Each exhibitor may enter in six premium numbers in the poultry division. Premiums WILL NOT be paid for more than six (6) entries by one (1) exhibitor. On SEPTEMBER 21, 2013, any bird needing testing for thyphoid/pullorum, testing be done free of charge at the Dewitt Livestock Complex on Hwy 71 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All poultry has to be tested or they can not show. The following definitions will apply to all exhibits in the poultry division: COCKEREL – A male bird under (1) year old PULLET – A female bird under one (1) year old COCK - A male bird over one (1) year old HEN – A female bird over one (1) year old No birds over two (2) years old will be allowed to show. Official release time for all birds is SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. The Rapides Parish Fair Association will not be responsible for entries after 6:30 p.m. No selling of poultry in the barn.

Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $7.00 $6.50

3rd $6.00

4th $5.50

5th $5.00


Class 1 Poultry classes of Cockerels, Pullets, Cocks and Hens will include classes accepted by “American Standard of Perfection�. Champion Standard $10 + Rosette Reserve Champion $8.00 + Rosette Champion Bantam $10 + Rosette Reserve Champion Bantam $10 + Rosette Champion Duck $ 10 + Rosette Reserve Champion Duck $10 + Rosette Best of Show $10

SHOWMANSHIP Showmanship will be held immediately following the poultry Show on Thursday, October 10, 2013 1. Open to 4-H & FFA members that has poultry in the show. 2. Member must own the bird that they are doing showmanship with. Premiums paid: 1st $30.00

2nd $27.50

3rd $25.00

4th $22.50

5th $20.00


SECTION F RABBIT SHOW Superintendents: Theresa Carroll, Kurt Thacker, Jenny Thacker, Charlotte Carroll, and Joel Petrus

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

7. 8.

9.

10. 11.

12. 13.

Rules and Regulations Open to 4-H and FFA members in Rapides Parish only. 4-H and FFA rabbit will be entered WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013, FROM 9:00 A.M. until 6:00 p.m. 4-H and FFA Rabbit Show judging will begin at 5:00 p.m. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013. Classes will be called in order listed and exhibitors must show his/her own animal or provide for showing animal. Exhibitors must supply their own feed and water containers. Exhibitors may enter in six (6) premium numbers. Premiums WILL NOT be paid for more than (6) entries by one (1) exhibitor. (Exception: Exhibitors will be allowed to show two (2) meat pens in addition to six (6) other entries.) Premiums Will Not be paid for more than six entries by one exhibitor. (Exception: Exhibitors will be allowed to show tow 2 meat pens in addition to six other entries) Definition of classes: Senior –rabbits six (6) months of age and over in those breeds having two (2) show room classes (Junior and Senior). Junior – rabbits under six (6) months of age. Premiums paid: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th $7.00 $6.50 $6.00 $5.50 $5.00 All rabbit exhibits must be officially entered in the fair and have a class number assigned to it. All exhibitors must bring their own rabbit to the show table. No talking to the judge while judging. Anyone under 9 years of age will not be eligible to enter rabbits in the show. Any violations of these rules will lead to disqualification. Tattoos encourage but not mandatory. Entries will be accepted and premiums paid on the breeds and classes listed below:

Breed

Class Numbers Senior

Buck - Doe Florida White (4) ---------------------------------------------------------- 1 2 Mini Lop (4) ---------------------------------------------------------------- 5 6 Mini Rex (4) ---------------------------------------------------------------- 9 10 Rex (4) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 13 14 Holland Lop (4) ------------------------------------------------------------ 17 18 Sliver Martin (4) ----------------------------------------------------------- 21 22 Dutch (4) -------------------------------------------------------------------- 25 26 Netherland Dwarf --------------------------------------------------------- 29 30 All other breeds (4) ------------------------------------------------------- 33 34 California (6) --------------------------------------------------------------- 37 38 French Lop (6)------------------------------------------------------------- 41 42 Checkered Giant (6) ----------------------------------------------------- 45 46 Satin (6) --------------------------------------------------------------------- 49 50 Palomino (6) --------------------------------------------------------------- 53 54 New Zealand (6) ---------------------------------------------------------- 57 58 Cross breed /Mixed ------------------------------------------------------ 61 62

Junior

Buck 3 7 11 15 19 23 27 31 35 39 43 47 51 55 59 63

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Doe 4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 40 44 48 52 56 60 64


**Other Breeds As Needed** Meat Pens – will consist of three (3) rabbits, all the same breed and variety. Age limit is not over ten (10) weeks; weight limit is not over fiver (5) pounds each rabbit. (Rabbits born after August 7th this year are eligible for Meat Pen) Premiums for Meat Pens: 1st $17.00

2nd $15.50

3rd $12.00

4th $9.50

5th $7.00

14. The breeds will be show in order as above. The small (4 class) rabbits will show first. The larger (6 class) rabbits will show next. Each class of rabbits will show. 

15.

Senior Buck – Junior Buck - Senior Doe – Junior Doe If you are a first place winner in the above divisions, your rabbit will compete for the Best of Breed. After that rabbit is selected, the judge will choose Best Opposite Sex.

Award top 3 placings for BEST IN SHOW, 1ST RUNNER UP, BEST OF THE BEST OPPPOSITE SEX

Showmanship class will be held during the show. Enter at the time of registration or during show. Awards will be given in Junior Showman and Senior Showman

All Best of Breeds entries are automatically entered into the Open Show. (Must have permanent tattoo to enter.

Rabbits will be released Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 7:00 a.m.


SECTION G Beef Show Chairman – Tunk Andries Superintendents: Reggie Lucas, Carmie Lucas, Assistant Superintendents: Haley Williams and Kelli Lucas Youth Division Rules and Regulations apply to this section. Additional Rules: 1. Breeding animals which are registered or recorded in the herd book or their respective breed association are eligible for show if the registration certificate contains animal identification data, a birthdate, ad a registration number. 2. All beef breeding entries must be registered or recorded with their respective breeding organization. Young Simmental and Simbrah cattle will be exempted if documentation showing eligibility for recording or registering is provided. Polled Hereford bulls from “Range Bull” certificates will not be eligible for showing. 3. Minimum weight for steer classes will be 850 lbs. with no maximum weight limit. 4. Minimum of five (5) entries per breed class or show in AOB (BI) or AOB (NBI).

Class I - Market Steer Division Premiums paid: 1st $35.00 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

2nd $32.50

3rd $30.00

4th $27.50

5th $26.00

6th & Below $22.50

Prospect Steers Light Weight Steers Medium Weight Steers Heavy Weight Steers Grand Champion Market Steer – Rosette – Buckle Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer – Rosette

Class 2 – Beef Breeding Division Individual breed classes will be formed with 3 or more entries per breed. 1st2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th & Below $45.00 $42.50 $40.00 $37.50 $36.00 $32.50 Note: All bulls must be show with nose leads. The following classifications will be used for all breeds in the Youth Beef Breeding Division. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

SPRING HEIFER CALF - calved March 1-April 30, 2013 JUNIOR HEFIER CALF – calved January 1-Febraury 28, 2013 WINTER HEIFER CALF - calved November 1-December 31, 2012 SENIOR HEIFER CALF - calved September 1 –October 31, 2012 LATER SUMMER YEARLING HEIFER – calved July 1-August 31, 2012 EARLY SUMMER YEARLING HEIFER – calved May 1-June 30, 2012 SPRING YEARLING HEIFER – calved March 1 – April 30, 2012 JUNIOR YEARLING HEIFER, calved January 1-February 28, 2012 SENIOR YEARLING HEIFER – calved September 1-December 31, 2011 TWO YEAR OLD HEIFER - calved May 1-August 31, 2011 SPRING BULL CALF – calved March 1-April 30, 2013 JUNIOR BULL CALF – calved January 1-February 28, 2013 WINTER BULL CALF - calved November 1-December 31, 2012 SENIOR BULL CALF – calved September 1-October 31, 2012


15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24.

LATER SUMMER YEARLING BULL – calved July 1-August 31, 2013 EARLY SUMMER YEARLING BULL – calved May 1-June 30, 2012 SPRING YEARLING BULL - calved March 1-April 30, 2012 JUNIOR YEARLING BULL - calved January 1-February 28, 2012 SENIOR YEARLING BULL – calved September 1-December 31, 2011 TWO YEAR OLD BULL - calved May 1-August 31, 2011 CHAMPION FEMALE – Rosette – Trophy RESERVE CHAMPION FEMALE – Rosette CHAMPION BULL – Rosette – Trophy RESERVE CHAMPION BULL – Rosette

Class III – Commercial Heifer Division Premium Paid 1st 2nd $30.00 $27.50 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

7. 8. 9. 10.

3rd $26.00

4th $22.50

5th $20.00

6th & Below $17.50

This division is subject to the general rules and regulations in addition to these division rules. Any crossbred/grade heifers are eligible to enter the commercial heifer division. The weight of the heifer cannot be less than 400 pounds. Calves will be weighed only one time. The heifer must have a tag in ear when she comes to the show in October. The entries in this division will be judged as replacement heifers and should be fed and fitted accordingly. Each exhibitor must be able to show their heifers unassisted. Heifers will be shown at halter and proper showing paraphemalia for the exhibitor is encouraged. Exhibitors will be allowed to groom the hair, brush the hair forward, up, or down, and clip the body hair. No grooming aids except soap and water must be used on show day. (For example: no tail balls, no hoof paint, no adhesives, no show sheens, no shaving cream, etc.) Number of classes will be determined by the number of heifers exhibited. Possession date for commercial heifers will be July 1, 2013. The commercial heifers will be split by Brahman influence and Non-Brahman Influence. Mouthing requirements will be determined by visual inspection of the teeth. Commercial heifers must have their front baby teeth and must have no visible evidence of the first pair of permanent teeth. If baby teeth are not evident or permanent incisors are evident they will be classified as yearlings. Heifers that mouth as yearlings, will be allowed to show in the yearling class BUT NOT ALLOWED TO COMPETE FOR CHAMPION.

Class IV – Beef Showmanship Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $30.00 $27.50 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

3rd $26.00

4th $22.50

5th $20.00

6th & Below $17.50

16 years and over 15 years old 14 years old 13 years old 13 years old 11 years old 10 years old 9 years old CHAMPION – Rosette – Buckle CHAMPION JUNIOR SHOWMAN – Trophy (Leo Lewis Memorial Award)


SECTION H Dairy Show Superintendent: Martha Petrus,Joe Caraveo Assistant Superintendents: Marcela Caraveo (Youth Division Rules and Regulations apply to this section)

Class 1-4 - Dairy Breeding Division Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $45.00 $42.50

3rd $40.00

4th $37.50

5th $36.00

6th & Below $32.50

The show order for YOUTH DAIRY is as follows: 1. Holstein 2. Jersey 3. Guernsey 4. Other Pure Breeds

The following classifications will be used for all Dairy breeds: 1. JUNIOR CALF- calved March 1-May 30, 2013 2. INTERMEDIATE CALF – calved December 1, 2011-Febuary 28, 2013 3. SENIOR CALF – calved September 1 – November 30, 2012 4. INTERMEDIATE JUNIOR YEARLING – calved June 1-August 31, 2012 5. JUNIOR YEARLING – calved March 1-May 31, 2012 6. INTERMEDIATE SENIOR YEARLING – calved December 1, 2010-Feburary 28, 2012 7. SENIOR YEARLING – calved September 1-November 30, 2011 8. JUNIOR 2 YEAR OLD COW –calved March 1-August 31, 2011 9. SENIOR 2 YEAR OLD COW – calved September 1, 2009 – February 28, 2011 10. 3 YEAR OLD COW – calved September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2010 11. 4 YEAR OLD COW -calved September 1, 2007-August 31, 2009 12. AGED COW – born before September 1, 2007 13. CHAMPION – Rosette – Trophy 14. RESERVE CHAMPION – Rosette

Commercial Dairy Heifer 1st 2nd 3rd $30 $27.50 $25.00

4th $22.50

5th $20.00


Class 5 – Dairy Showmanship Premiums paid: 1st 2nd 3rd $30.00 $27.50 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

4th $25.00

5th $22.50

6th & Below $20.00 $17.50

16 years and over 15 years old 14 years old 13 years old 12 years old 11 years old 10 years old 9 years old CHAMPION – Rosette – Trophy CHAMPION JUNIOR SHOWMAN – Trophy (Leo Lewis Memorial Award)


SECTION I Swine Division Chairman: Robert Andries Superintendents: Sara Martin and Glenda Andries Assistant Superintendents: Jay Norman & Alexis Dekeyzer (Youth Division Rules and Regulations apply to this section.)

Class I – Market Hogs Entries in this class shall be limited to barrows and gilts weighing not less than 215 lbs. or more than 285 lbs. on entry day. For market hogs, all breeds will be combined and shown by weight. Market classes will be divided if there are more than 12 entries per class. Market swine not meeting the above requirements will not be allowed to compete for Grand Champion or Reserve Grand Champion. Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $30.00 $27.50 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

3rd $26.00

4th $22.50

5th $20.00

6th & Below $17.50

Light Weight Market Hogs Medium Light Weight Medium Weight Market Hogs Medium Heavy Weight Market Hogs Heavy Weight Market Hogs Grand Champion Market Hogs – Rosette – Buckle Reserve Grand Champion Market Hogs – Rosette

Class 2-3 – Swine Breeding Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $35.00 $32.50

3rd $30.00

The show order is as follows:

1. 2. 3.

4th $27.50

5th $26.00

6th & Below $22.50

Hampshire Duroc Other Pure Breeds

The following classifications will be used for all breeds: 1. February Gilt, farrowed Feb. 1-Feb . 28, 2013 2. March Gilt, farrowed March 1-March 31, 2013 3. April Gilt, farrowed April 1-April 30, 2013 4. May Gilt, farrowed May 1-May 31, 2012 5. Champion Gilt – Rosette – Trophy 6. Reserve Champion Gilt – Rosette

Class 4 – Commercial Gilts Any pig entered in the Market classes cannot show in the Commercial Gilt Section. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

February Gilt, farrowed Feb.1 – Feb. 28, 2012 March Gilt, farrowed March 1-March 31, 2012 April Gilt, farrowed April 1-April 30, 2012 May Gilt, farrowed Mary 1-May 31, 2012 Champion Ewe – Rosette Trophy Reserve Champion Ewe - Rosette


Class 5 – Swine Showmanship Any pig entered in the Market classes cannot show in the Commercial Gilt Section Premiums paid: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th & Below $30.00 $27.50 $25.00 $22.50 $20.00 $17.50 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

16 years and over 15 years old 14 years old 13 years old 12 years old 11 years old 10 years old 9 years old Champion – Rosette – Trophy Champion Junior Showman – Trophy (Leo Lewis Memorial Award)


SECTION J Sheep Division

Chairman – Danny Coombs Youth Division Rules and Regulations apply to this section.

Class 1 – Market Lambs Entries in this class shall be limited to lambs weighing a minimum of 80 lbs. with no maximum weight. All breeds of market lambs will be combined and shown by weight. Market classes will be divided if there are more than 12 entries per class. Market lambs not meeting the above weight limits will not be allowed to compete for Grand Champion or Reserve Grand Champion. Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $30.00 $27.50 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

3rd $26.00

4th $22.50

5th $20.00

6th & Below $17.50

5th $26.00

6th & Below $22.50

Light Weight Market Lambs Medium Light Weight Market Lambs Medium Weight Market Lambs Medium Heavy Weight Market Lambs Heavy Weight Market Lambs Grand Champion Market Lamb- Rosette – Buckle Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb- Rosette

Class 2-3 - Sheep Breeding Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $35.00 $32.50

3rd $30.00

The show order is a follows:

1. 2. 3. 4.

4th $27.50

Suffolk Hampshire Other Pure Breeds Commercial Ewes

(All lambs must be wearing association ear tags at the time of showing.) The following classifications will be used for all sheep breeds: 1. SPRING RAM LAMB, after January 1, 2013 2. CHAMPION RAM – Rosette – Trophy 3. RESERVE CHAMPION RAM – Rosette 4. SPRING EWE LAMB, after January 1, 2013 5. YEARLING EWE after January 1, 2011 (Two tooth ewes are allowed) 6. AGED EWE 4 tooth and over 7. CHAMPION EWE – Rosette – Trophy 8. RESERVE CHAMPION EWE – Rosette


Class 4 – Commercial Ewe 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Spring Ewe Lamb, after January 1, 2013 Yearling Ewe, after January 1, 2012 two (2) tooth ewes Aged Ewe Class – 4 to 6 tooth and over CHAMPION COMMERCIAL EWE - Rosette –trophy RESERVE CHAMPION COMMERCIAL EWE – Rosette

Class 5 – Sheep Showmanship Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $30.00

3rd $27.50

4th $26.00

5th $22.50

6th & Below $20.00 $17.50

1. 16 years and over 2. 15 years old 3. 14 years old 4. 13 years old 5. 12 years old 6. 11 years old 7. 10 years old 8. 9 years old 9. CHAMPION – Rosette – Buckle 10. CHAMPION JUNIOR SHOWMAN – Trophy (Leo Lewis Memorial Award)


SECTION K Horse Division Chairman: Peggy Williams Superintendents: Becky Richerson & Susan Hickman, Penny Thibodeaux Assistant Superintendent: Rachel Slay, Wes Thibodeaux, Haley Williams Youth Division Rules and Regulations apply to this section. Additional Rules: 1. All horses must be officially registered in the same of the exhibitor or immediate family 30 days prior to the show. 2. Weanlings will be accepted in regular horse classes with papers pending. 3. Registered horses will not be allowed to show in the Grade Horse Class. 4. All horses must be accompanied by a record of negative test for equine infectious anemia (Coggins test) conducted within the past 12 months. 5. Clothing must be clean and neat. A western style shoe with a minimum of ½ inch heel can be used. A minimum of a short sleeved shirt is required. The shirt must button or snap down the entire length of the shirt. Cowboy hats may be worn, NO CAPS. Class 1-5 Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $35.00 $32.50

3rd $30.00

This show order is as follows:

4th $27.50

5th $26.00

6th & Below $22.50

1. Appaloosa 2. Quarter Horse 3. Paint 4. AOB The following classifications will be used for all breeds: 1. Stallion, foaled in 2013 (weanling) 2. Gelding, foaled in 2013 (weanling) 3. Gelding, foaled in 2012 (yearling) 4. Gelding, foaled in 20101 (2 year old) 5. Gelding, foaled in 2010 (3 year old) 6. Gelding, foaled in 2009 & before (4 year old & older) 7. Champion Gelding – Rosette – Trophy 8. Reserve Champion Gelding – Rosette 9. Mare, foaled in 2013 (weanling) 10. Mare, foaled in 2012 (yearling) 11. Mare, foaled in 2010 (2 year old) 12. Mare, foaled in 2010 ( 3 year old) 13. Mare, foaled in 2009 & before (4 year old & older) 14. Broodmare, mares which have produced a foal in the current year or the previous year (2011 or 2012. Mares shown in this class are ineligible to compete in 2 year old, 3 year old, or 4 year old & older classes. 15. CHAMPION MARE – Rosette – Trophy 16. RESERVE CHAMPION MARE - Rosette


Class 6 Unregistered Horses Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $30.00 $27.50 1. 2. 3. 4.

3rd $26.00

4th $22.50

5th $20.00

6th & Below $17.50

MARED – 14 hands (56 inches or taller) at the wither GELDINGS – 14 hands (56 inches or taller) at the wither MARES – Under 14 hands (less than 56 inches) at the wither GELDINGS – Under 14 hands (less than 56 inches) at the wither

Class 7 Horse Showmanship Premiums paid:

1st $30.00

2nd $27.50

3rd $26.00

4th $22.50

5th $20.00

6th & Below $17.50

1. 16 years and over 2. 15 years old 3. 14 years old 4. 13 years old 5. 12 years old 6. 11 years old 7. 10 years old 8. 9 years old 9. CHAMPION – Rosette – Buckle 10. Champion Junior Showman – Trophy (Leo Lewis Memorial Award)


SECTION L AGRICULTURE Superintendent: Jennifer Brister & Colt Brister, Dustin Brister, Amy Flynn Assistant Superintendent: Anna Harris

Science Displays/Social Studies Displays Exhibits should no larger than 30 inches wide and 21 inches deep and 48 inches high. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

7.

Any aspect of the selected topic may be featured The exhibit should be educational in nature A complete idea should be carried out. Exhibits should be no larger than 30 inches wide and 21 inches deep and 48 inches high. Exhibits should be project boards. The exhibit may include pictures, sketches, charts, models or any other illustration which will demonstrate or convey the intended idea. Judging will be based on the following: Originality ............................................................. 25% Accuracy of facts presented ................................. 50% Neatness and Quality of Display........................... 25% Exhibit must stand on its own merits for the duration of the fair.

Class I Science Displays Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $15.00 $14.00

3rd $13.00

4th $12.00

5th $11.00

6th-10th $10.00

*Classes: 1. Plant Life- under 14 years of age 2. Plant Life – 14 years of age and older 3. Wildlife – under 14 years of age 4. Wildlife – 14 years of age and older 5. Farm/Domestic – under 14 years of age 6. Animal Science – 14 tears if age and older 7. Diet, Nutrition and Health – under 14 years of age 8. Diet, Nutrition and Health – 14 years of age and older 9. Science and Technology – under 14 years of age 10. Science and Technology – 14 years of age and older 11. Other – under 14 years of age 12. Other – 14 years of age and older * These exhibits will not be eligible for State Fair. Note: No more than 3 total Science exhibits per 4-H’er may be entered.


Class II Social Studies Displays Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $15.00 $14.00

3rd $13.00

4th $12.00

5th $11.00

6th-10th $10.00

*Classes: 1. Geography – under 14 years of age 2. Geography – 14 years of age & older 3. LA. History – under 14 years of age 4. Am. History – under 14 years old & older 5. Am. History – under 14 years of age 6. Am. History – 14 years of age & older 7. Character Ed – under 14 years of age & older 8. Character Ed- 14 years of age & older 9. Other – under 14 years of age 10. Other – 14 years of age & older *These exhibits will NOT be eligible for State Fair.

Explanations of each topic may be obtained from the parish 4-H office.


Class 3 Weed Identification Display 1. All weeds must have been collected with the past 12 months. 2. Each specimen (leaves, flower and/or seed) shall be mounted on pressure sensitive self adhering transparent plastic sheets. 3. Each specimen shall be properly identified as to botanical and common name. This information and exhibitor’s name, age, and school or parish fastened in the lower right corner of the mount. 4. Exhibit shall include individually mounted specimen displayed in a conventional loose-leaf notebook binder or similar ringed folder. 5. The exhibit shall contain weed plants found in Louisiana. (Contact the office for a listing of weeds) 6. A display will consist of twenty (20) samples of weeds commonly found in Louisiana taken from the list. Additional points may be earned by displaying up to ten (10) additional samples from list. Juniors – Under 14 Seniors – 14 and over Premiums paid: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th $15.00 $14.00 $13.00 $12.00 $11.00

Class 4

Seed Identification Display 1. All seeds must have been collected within the past 12 months. 2. Each sample of seed must be displayed in a clear 4-8 dram vial of this description should be available from your local drug store. 3. Label each sample with common name as shown in No. 4 below. Names must be printed in ink or typed on a piece of white paper approximately ½” X 1 ¾” and taped to the vial with clear tape. 4. A display will consist of thirty (30) samples of crop and weed seed commonly found in Louisiana. (Call the office -767-3968 for seed listings) Additional points may be earned by displaying up to six additional samples from list. 5. Vials must be displayed in a container as described below. This container can be made as follows: a. Drill three rows of ten holes each (11 or 12 each if extra samples are included as described in NO. 4 above) in a dressed 1” x 6” board 22” to 26” long. The holes should be 15.16” in diameter. The center of each row should begin 2” from the end of the board and all holes in each row show be centered 2” apart. One row should be located in the middle of the board. The center of the holes in the two outside rows should be located 1” from the edge of the board. b. Nail or glue another piece of 1” X 6” board 22” X26” long to one side of the piece in which the holes have been drilled. c. Finish your display board with a clear varnish. 6. Displays shall be judged as follows: a. Proper identification …………………………….. 50 b. Number of specimen plants (30)……………… 30 c. Additional samples as described in No 4 …….. 1-6 d. Condition of samples……………………………. 10 e. Neatness of display……………………………… 10 Junior – Under 14 Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $15.00 $14.00

Senior – 14 and over 3rd $13.00

4th $12.00

5th $11.00


Crops Superintendents: Elaine Mathews & Ashley Meadows LCES/SU Master Gardeners

Class 5 - Cotton (Cotton Picked from current year crop) The exhibit shall consist of 35 bolls, packed in wood containers measuring 18 inches long, 12 inches wide, and 2 inches deep. Exhibits which are not shown in suitable containers of the above dimensions will not be considered in the judging. Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $10.00 $8.00 1. 2. 3. 4.

3rd $7.00

4th $6.00

5th $5.00

6th-10th $4.00

4 locks bolls – boys and girls 14 years old and over 5 locks bolls – boys and girls 14 years old and over 4 locks bolls – boys and girls under 14 years of age Champion – Rosette

Class 6 Sugarcane Three stalks any variety topped in last mature joint and labeled as to variety. Must be home grown in Rapides Parish. Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $10.00 $8.00

3rd $7.00

4th $6.00

5th $5.00

6th-10th $4.00

Class 7 Sweet Potatoes Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $10.00 $8.00

3rd $7.00

4th $6.00

5th $4.00

6th-10th $4.00

1. Beauregard type (16 potatoes) 2. Any other type (16 potatoes)

Class 8 Irish Potatoes Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $10.00 $8.00 1. 2.

3rd $7.00

Any red variety (20 potatoes) Any white variety (20 potatoes)

4th $6.00

5th $5.00

6th-10th $4.00


Class 9 Hybrid Corn Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $10.00 $8.00

3rd $7.00

4th $6.00

5th $5.00

6th-10th $4.00

1. Ten ears white hybrid 2. Ten ears yellow hybrid

Class 10 Fruits and Vegetables Superintendents: Kitty Brister & Chrissy Brister Premiums paid: 1st 2nd $5.00 $4.50 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27.

3rd $4.00

One (1) pie pumpkin One (1) large pumpkin One (1) cushaw Six (6) tomatoes Six (6) bell peppers Six (6) pimento peppers Six (6) hot peppers Six (6) other peppers Three (3) eggplants Six (6) ears popcorn Six (6) turnips Six (6) carrots Six (6) pods okra 2-inch bunch field peas 2-inc bunch shallots 2-inch bunch snap beans Bunch mustard Pint lima beans Pint hot peppers Quart peanuts Quart pecans (in shell) Six (6) pears Six (6) persimmons Six (6) cucumbers Three (3) squash) Other vegetable (not listed) Other fall fruit (not listed)

4th $3.50

5th $3.00


SECTION M

Forestry Superintendents: Robbie Hutchins 1. 2. 3.

4.

5.

All exhibits must have been prepared since the State Fair of the preceding year. No old exhibits will be accepted. Woods, fruits and winter twig/buds must be mounted on white poster board 22 X 28 inches. Leaves must be mounted according to your age category as follows: a. Juniors (under 14 years of age) – on whit poster board 22 X 28 inches OR looseleaf 3 ring binder. b. Seniors (14 years of age and older) – loose leaf 3-ring binder ONLY. Mounting the collection on posterboard shall be as follows: a. The title shall be “Tree fruits, leaves, woods, or twigs and buds of Louisiana” across the 28” side of the posterboard. The title shall be 1” height. (Only required on first poster when the collection consist of several posters.) b. Mounting on the material shall start 2” from the top and 2 “ from the left edge of the posterboard. c. In the lower right-hand corner, the exhibitor will print his name, age, 4-H club, or FFA chapter, parish and post office. Mounting the forest leaves collection in the notebook shall be as follows. a. Each specimen shall be dried and individually mounted on conventional size material about 8 ½ “ X 11” and displayed in a conventional looseleaf notebook binder or similar ringed binder. The specimens may be mounted on pressure sensitive self-adhering transparent plastic sheets or similar material. Gluing the specimen directly to heavy duty paper or light cardboard is also acceptable. b. A label about 2 ½ “ X 3” in size shall be glued to the lower right-hand corner of each display sheet. The label shall contain the scientific and common name, general description of the tree (i.e. size, habitat, etc), location collected, date collected and the collector’s name. Senior exhibitors (14-18 years of age) must identify leaves using scientific and common names. Junior exhibitors (10-13 years of age) should identify leaves using common names only. c. The front page of the notebook shall have typed or printed on it “Tree Leaves of Louisiana”. The exhibitor’s name, age, 4-H club, or FFA chapter, parish and post office shall also be typed or printed on this page. In the list of species to be used in making the collections delete the American chestnut and add saw-toothed oak. (4-H Booklets – Units 1 & 2 provide guidance for making collections.) d. Judges will subtract two (2) points from the score for each specimen incorrectly identified.

Premiums paid: 1st 2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th & below

$15.00

$13.00

$12.00

$11.00

$10.00

$14.00

For boys and girls 9 and 10 years of age. Must not be 11 years of age as of December 31 of the current year. 1. Collection of forest leaves (25 or more leaves) (poster or binder) 2. Collection of native woods (25 or more woods). Diameter minimum ½”, maximum1”, slope 1 ½ to center of wood (poster only). 3. Collection of forest fruits (25 or more fruits) (poster only). 4. Collection of winter twigs and buds (25 or more twigs) poster only). For boys and girls 11-13 years of age. Must not be 14 years of age as of December 31 of the current year. 5. Collection of forest leaves (35 or more leaves) (poster or binder.) 6. Collection of native woods (35 or more woods). Diameter minimum of ½” maximum 1 ½ “ to center wood (poster only.) Collection of forest fruits (35 or more fruits) (poster only). 7. Collection of winter twigs and buds (35 or more twigs) (poster only)


For boys and girls 14 to 18 years of age. Must not be 19 years of age as of December 31 of the current year. 8. Collection of forest tree leaves (50 or more leaves) (binder only) 9. Collection of native woods (50 or more woods). Diameter minimum ½”, maximum 1” , slope 1 ½ “ to center of wood (poster only). 10. Collection of native fruits (50 or more fruits) (poster only). 11. Collection of winter twigs and bus (50 or more twigs) (poster only).


SECTION N

Insect Collection Superintendent: Sarah Martin 1. 2.

All insects displayed must have been collected within the past 12 months. Exhibits shall be enclosed in a wooden case 18 inches wide by 24 inches long by 3 ½ inches deep with a glass top. 3. Each insect specimen have a collector’s label showing the place collected (town, city, etc.), the date collected, and the name of the collector. This label shall be centered on the pin ½ inch from the bottom of the case and read from the left side of the specimen. 4. Specimen shall also be labeled as to common (if specimen has a common name). This label shall be place beneath the specimen flat on the bottom of the case with the pin through the center and read from the left side of the specimen. 5. Specimens shall be grouped by Orders. 6. Specimens shall be positioned in the case where they will be facing forward when case is horizontal. 7. The name, address, parish, age, 4-H club, or FFA chapter of the exhibitor shall be displayed on the outside of the glass in the lower right-hand corner of the case on a 1” X 3” card. 8. Collections for boys and girls under 14 years of age shall consist of exactly fifty (50 specimens, six of which shall be moths or butterflies which will be judged on the basis of proper mounting and the remainder will be judged on economic importance. 9. Collections for boys and girls 14 years of age and older shall consist of exactly 75 specimens, 10 of which shall be moths or butterflies which be judged on the basis of proper mounting and the remainder will be judged on economic importance. 10. Exhibits shall be judged as follows: Proper identification as to Order ...............................................................................1 each Orders represented ...................................................................................................3 each Proper identification as to common name .................................................................1 each Economic importance to specimens .........................................................................2 each Condition of specimen ..............................................................................................1 each Proper mounting .......................................................................................................1 each Butterflies and moths properly mounted ...................................................................1 each Neatness and arrangement.......................................................................................20 Correctness in size of case .......................................................................................20

Classes 1.

Boys under 14 years of age as of December 31 of current year.

1st $15.00

2.

2nd $14.00

3rd $13.00

4th $12.00

5th $11.00

6th & below $10.00

. Girls under 14 years of age as of December 31 of current year. 1st $15.00

2nd $14.00

3rd $13.00

4th $12.00

5th $11.00

6th & below $10.00

3.

*Boys and girls under 14 years of age as of December 31 of current year. ALL OTHER INSECT COLLECTIONS. (Members exhibiting in Premium Numbers 1 & 2, Not Eligible) Premiums paid: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th-10th $10.00 $9.00 $8.00 $7.00

4.

Boys and girls 14 years of age & older as of December 31 of current year. 1st $15.00

2nd $14.00

3rd $13.00

4th $12.00

5th $11.00

6th & below $10.00


SECTION O

Photography Superintendents: Beth Carmouche and Jennifer Brister Assistant Superintendent: Kaitlyn Hunter & Becca Beers

Photos must be 8” X 10” Only photos that are 8” by 10” size will qualify to advance to state fair. Each photo should have a one-line title. The title should be written on back of fair label. The label should be completed and taped to the back of the photo. All photos must be taken by the exhibitor. One photo per category Photos must be original and the exhibitor cannot appear in the photo Photos must be placed in a protective photo sleeve. No mats or frames allowed. Failure to follow the above rules and instructions could result in lowering the value of the entry by the judges, and possible the disqualification of the entry. Juniors and Senior will compete for overall Champion and Reserve Champion in selected categories.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Premiums paid: 1st 2nd

3rd

4th

5th

$6.00

$4.00

$3.50

$3.00

$5.00

*Denotes State Fair Categories

Class 1 Digital Photos Only – Junior under 14 Color prints: 1. Building 2. People* 3. Animal* 4. Plants 5. Landscape 6. Other*

Sepia Tone; 7. People* 8. Animal* 9. Other*

Class 2 Digital Photos only – Senior Over 14 Color Prints: 1. Building 2. People* 3. Animal* 4. Plants 5. Landscape 6. Other*

Sepia Tone: 7. People* 8. Animal* 9. Other*

*State Fair Categories – entries for state fair will be matted by the photography superintendents


SECTION P HANDICRAFT Superintendents: Elize Marler, Gerry Phillps, Tammy Lloid, Tish Soileau, Susan Hall, Donna Fontenot, Greg Lloid Assistant Superintendents: Elizabeth, Jessica Edmonson, Ben Knowles, Megan Tassin, Lexie Dekeyzer, Whitney Joffrion Premiums:

1st 6.00

2nd 5.00

3rd 4.00

4th 3.50

5th 3.00

Class 1 – Junior - Under 14 years of age (All items must be made by the 4-H’er. All drawings, paintings, etc. must be framed and ready for hanging with hook/wire on back.) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40.

Birdhouse –decorative- no larger than 24”X24” Birdhouse – functional (not larger than 24” X 24” Braiding Carving - wood, stone, soap, etc. Ceramics, cast – glaze Ceramics – cast –stains Decoupage –functional items Decoupage – wall plaques Drawings – (ages 9-11) original pastels or charcoal Drawings (ages 12-13) original pastels or charcoal Fabric decoration (ages 9-11) applique, embroidery, needlework, etc. Fabric decoration (ages 12-13) applique embroidery, needlework, etc. Fabric painting (ages 9-11) batik, stenciling, acrylics etc Fabric painting (ages 12-13) batik, stenciling, etc. Tie dying (ages 9-11) Tie dying ages 12-13) Original graphics (ages 9-11) ink, pencil, other Original graphics (ages 12-13) ink, pencil, other Jewelry (age 9) 1 piece or matching set Jewelry (age 10-11) 1 piece or matching set Jewelry (ages12-13) 1 piece or matching set Leathercraft Decorative magnet – age 9 Decorative magnet ages 10-11 Decorative magnet – ages 12-13 Handcrafted keychain –age 9 Handcrafted keychain – age 10-11 Handcrafted keychain- ages 12-13 Mosaic Decorative painting on functional object Paintings – original (ages 9-11) acrylic or mixed Paintings – original (ages 12-13) acrylic or mixed Paintings – oil Painting, original (ages 9-11) watercolor Painting, original (ages 12-13) watercolor Papercraft Beadwork Handmade hair accessory Weaving Scrapbooking (contents and cover)


41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72.

Woodcraft (ages 9-11) small items only (no larger than 18”X18” Woodcraft (ages 12-13) small items only ( no larger than 18”X18”) Hand-shaped pottery Potter’s wheel pottery String art Pen and ink drawing – must be framed Metal work – tooling, etching Paper mache’ item must be hand crafted not purchased Plaster item made with mold Rubbing must be matted or framed Woodburning Door decoration (ages 9-11) Door decoration (ages 12-13) Christmas tree ornaments (set of 2 matching items) Collection – include paragraph explaining facts about collection Handmade developmental toy – include paragraph on how to use toy Foil antiquing Handmade flowers (in appropriate container) Christmas decoration (ages 9-11) not a wreath Christmas decoration (ages 12-13) not a wreath Other holiday decoration (ages 9-11) not a wreath Other holiday decoration (ages 12-13) not a wreath Christmas wreath (ages 9-11) Christmas wreath (ages 12-13) Other holiday wreath (ages 9-11) Other holiday wreath (ages 12 -13) Stenciled item Glass Craft – etching , stained, etc. Clay sculpture-small size only (no larger than 12 inches) Duct tape art (no larger than 18 inches) Duct tape usable/wearable item Art from recycled materials (no larger than 18” by 18”)

Class 2 – Senior – 14 and over 100. 101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. 111. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117.

Birdhouse – decorative (no larger than 24” by 24”) Birdhouse – functional (attach card identifying type of bird (no larger than 24” by 24”) Braiding Craving – wood, stone, soap, etc Ceramics, cast – glazed Ceramics- cast stained Decoupage functional item Decoupage – wall plaque Drawings – original pastels or charcoal Fabric decoration – applique, embroidery, needlework, etc. Fabric painting – applique, embroidery, needlework, etc. Tie dying Original graphics – ink, pencil other Jewelry – 1 piece or matching set Leathercraft Decorative magnet Handcrafted keychain Mosaic


118. 119. 120. 121. 122. 123. 124. 125. 126. 127. 128. 129. 130. 131. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137. 138. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 145. 146. 147. 148. 149. 150. 151.

Decorative painting – on functional object Paintings, original – acrylic mixed Paintings, original oil Paintings, original – watercolor Papercraft Beadwork Weaving Scrapbook (contents & cover) Woodcraft – small items only (no larger than 24” by 24”) Hand-shaped pottery Potter’s wheel pottery String art Pen & Ink drawing (original) must be framed Metal work – tooling, etching, etc Paper mache’ must be matted or framed Plaster item – made with a mold Rubbing – must be matted or framed Wood burning Door decoration Christmas tree ornaments (set of 2 matching items) Collection – include paragraph explaining facts about collection Foil antiquing Handmade flowers (in appropriate container) Christmas decoration –not a wreath Other holiday decoration – not a wreath Christmas wreath Other holiday wreath Stenciled item Glass craft – etching, stained, etc Clay sculpture – small size only (no larger than 18” by 18”) Duct tape art (not larger than 18” by 18”) Duct tape useable/wearable item Art from recycled materials (no larger than 18” by 18”)


SECTION Q

Class 1 – Clothing Superintendent: Sandra Munsen, Hannah Munsen, Sarah Munsen Assistant Superintendent: Jennifer Edmonson & Becca Cates All items must be made by the exhibitor Premiums: 1st 2nd 3rd $6.00 $5.00 $4.00

4th $3.50

5th $3.00

Superintendent: Sandra Munsen, Hannah Munsen, Sarah Munsen Assistant Superintendent: Jennifer Edmonson

Junior – Under 14 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.

Drawstring apron – ages 9-11 Drawstring apron – ages 12-13 Other apron – ages 9-11 Other apron – ages 12-13 Blouse or shirt Skirt – ages 9-11 Skirt ages 12-13 Pants Sportswear – complete outfit School dress – ages 9-11 School dress – ages 12-13 Vest Boys garment made by boy Booksack or duffel bag Shorts Jumper or sundress Fabric purse (machine or handmade by 4-H’er) Fabric hat (machine or handmade by 4-H’er) Scarf (machine or handmade by 4-H’er) 4-H neat nightie Pajama pants Decorated footwear (pairs only) Wearable art Hair bows Miscellaneous clothing (must be wearable item; hand or machine made)

Senior – 14 and over Premiums: 1st $6.00

2nd $5.00

3rd $4.00

26 Skirt 27 Blouse or shirt 28 Pants 28 Sportswear (complete outfit)

4th $3.50

5th $3.00


30 31 32 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45.

School dress Shorts Vest Boys garment made by a boy Booksack or duffel bag Pajama pants Jumper or sundress Fabric purse (machine or handmade by 4-H’er) Fabric hat (machine or handmade by 4-H’er) Scarf (machine or handmade by 4-H’er Apron Decorated footwear (pairs only) Wearable art (hair accessory, pin, etc.) Crocheted clothing item Hair bows Miscellaneous (not listed above)


Class 2 Home Improvement Superintendents: Virginia Doherty, Rachel Peterson, Monica Polk, Abby Doherty, Tracy Flynn, Frances Andrews, Vivian Tassin, Stacy Brouillette, Shelly Smith Asst. Superintendents: Lindsey Evans, Anna Doherty, Liraz Anderson, Cierra Anderson, McKenzie Crooks, Dakota Crooks, Ladayna Terrell, Alyssa Humphries, Breanna Budnik, Zella LaCour, & Savanna Budnik (No decorated ready-made items unless specified otherwise. All items must be made by exhibitor)

Junior – Under 14 Premiums: 1st $6.00

2nd $5.00

3rd $4.00

4th $3.50

5th $3.00

1. Pot holders (2) or oven mitts -1 2. Placemats and napkins (set of 2) or table runner and napkins 3. Handmade pillow without needlework (age 9) 4. Handmade pillow without needlework (age 10-11) 5. Handmade pillow without needlework (age 12-13) 6. Pillowcases – set of 2 (made by 4-H’er; no ready made 7. Bulletin Board (no ready made) 8. Waste basket – no ready made 9. Desk accessory – age 9 10. Desk accessory – ages 10-11 11. Desk accessory 12-13 12. Door decoration – general – Age 9 13. Door decoration -general – Age 10-11 14. Door decoration – general Age 12-13 15. Door decoration – holiday age 9 16. Door decoration – holiday – age 10-11 17. Door decoration – holiday age 12-13 18. “Soft Sculpture” home accessory or quilted item 19. Handmade holiday decoration for house interior 20. Handmade pillow with needlework 21. Table accessory – age 9 22. Table accessory – age 10-11 23. Table accessory – ages 12-13 24. Handmade Patriotic decoration ages 9-11 25. Handmade Patriotic decoration ages 12-13 26. Creative “soft” wall hanging 27. Rigid wall accessory – age 9 28. Rigid wall accessory – ages 10-11 29. Rigid wall accessory – ages 12-13 30. Storage aid – age 9 31. Storage aid – age 10-11 32. Storage aid- age 12-13 33. Needlework or cross stitch project 34. Latchhook project 35. Lap blanket (no larger than 3’X4’ 36. Decorated pillowcases –set of 2 – may be readymade 37. Shoe rack or bag 38. Bed accessory (no pillows) stuffed animal, doll, blanket,etc 39. Framed original picture – no photographs 40. Dried flower arrangement


41. Terrarium 42. Potted house plant (not over 18” high) 43. Plastic canvas item 44. Homemade candle –age 9 45. Homemade candle – age 10-11 46. Homemade candle ages 12-13 47. Suncatcher – age 9 48. Suncatcher – ages 10-11 49. Suncatcher –a ges 12-13 50. Homemade soap 51. Mardi Gras decorations 52. Easter decorations 53. Miscellaneous home improvement item not fitting any other category

Senior – 14 and over Premiums: 1st $6.00

100. 101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. 111. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122. 123. 124. 125. 126. 127. 128. 129. 130. 131. 132. 133.

2nd $5.00

3rd $4.00

4th $3.50

5th $3.00

Pot holders (2) or oven mitts (1) Place mats and napkins (set of 2) or tablerunner and napkins Handmade pillow without needlework Pillowcases –set of 2 Bulletin Board – no ready made Waste basket (no ready made) Desk accessory Door decoration – general Door decoration – holiday “Soft Sculpture” Handmade holiday decoration for home interior Handmade pillow with needlework Table accessory Handmade Patriotic decoration Creative soft wall hanging Rigid wall accessory Storage aid or accessory Needlework or cross stitch Latchhook project Lap blanket – no larger than 3’ X 4’ Decorated pillowcases - may be ready made Shoe rack or bag Bed accessory Framed original picture Dried flower arrangement Terrarium Potted house plant – not over 16 “ high Plastic canvas item Homemade candle Suncatcher Homemade soap Mardi Gras decoration Easter decoration Miscellaneous


Class 3-9 – Food Preservation Superintendents: Resenda Wilson, Beth Poe Assistant Superintendent: Jacob Wilson Premiums: 1 2nd 3rd 4th 5th $6.00 $5.00 $4.00 $3.50 $3.00 All canned foods must be in standard canning jars. Mayonnaise jars, etc., will be disqualified. CHECK TO MAKE SURE ALL ITEMS ARE SEALED. st

Class 3 – Canned Fruits and Vegetables - (Junior – Under 14) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.

Quart or pint green beans Pint peas (crowder, purple hull, cream, etc.) Pint squash (diced or sliced) Quart or pint tomatoes Quart blackberries, dewberries or boysenberries Quart peaches (halves) Quart pears (halves) Quart pears (sliced) Quart blueberries Quart tomato juice Quart plum juice Quart muscadine juice Quart crabapple juice Quart blueberry juice Quart blackberry, dewberry or boysenberry juice Quart mayhaw juice Quart or pint vegetable soup mix

Class 4 – Jellies, Jams and Preserves - (Junior – Under 14) 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36.

Pint or half-pint apple jelly Pint or half pint blackberry, boysenberry or dewberry jelly Pint or half pint blueberry jelly Pint or half pint mayhaw jelly Pint or half pint muscadine jelly Pint or half pint grape jelly Pint or half pint other jelly Pint or half pint crabapple jelly Pint or half pint plum jelly Pint or half pint blackberry, boysenberry jam Pint or half pint blueberry jam Pint or half pint plum jam Pint or half pint fig preserves Pint or half pint pear preserves Pint or half pint peach preserves Pint or half pint dewberry or blackberry preserves Pint or half pint any other preserves Pint or half pint strawberry preserves Pint or half pint strawberry jam


37. 38.

Pint or half strawberry fig jam Pint or half pint any other jam

Class 5– Pickles and Relishes - (Junior – Under 14) 39 40. 41. 42. 43 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.

Pint sweet cucumber pickles (cut) Pint sweet cucumber pickles (whole) Pint bread and butter pickles (cucumber) Pint bread and butter pickles (squash)) Other vegetable pickles Pickled okra Pint chow chow Pint salsa Pint pickled beets (sliced) Pint squash pickles Pint Pear relish Pint green tomato pickles

Class 6– Fruits and Vegetables - (Senior – 14 & over) 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60.

Quart or pint green beans Pint peas (crowder, purple hull, cream, etc.) Pint squash (diced or sliced) Pint greens Quart or pint tomatoes Quart dewberries, blackberries or boysenberries Quart pears (halves) Quart peach (halves) Quart blueberries Quart pears (sliced)

Class 7– Canned Juices - (Senior – 14 & over) 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68.

Quart tomato juice Quart blackberry, boysenberry or dewberry juice Quart grape juice Quart plum juice Quart mayhaw juice Quart blueberry juice Quart muscadine juice Quart other juice

Class 8– Pickles and Relishes - (Senior – 14 & over) 69. 70. 71. 72. 73.

Pint chow chow Pint salsa Pint pickled okra Pint sweet cucumber pickles – lime treated Pint other vegetable pickles


74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81.

Quart cucumber pickles dill Pint green tomato pickles Pint pear relish Pint squash pickles Pint bread and butter pickles (cucumber) Pint sweet cucumber pickles (squash) Pint or quart fruit pickles – any fruit Pint pickled beets sliced

Class 9– Preserves, Jams and Jellies - (Senior – 14 & over) 82. Pint or half fig preserves 83. Pint or half pint pear preserves 84. Pint or half pint peach preserves 85. Pint or half pint blackberry, boysenberry or dewberry jam 86. Pint or half pint strawberry jam 87. Pint or half pint plum jam 88. Pint or half pint apple jelly 89. Pint or half pint blackberry, boysenberry or dewberry 90. Pint or half pint blueberry jelly 91. Pint or half pint plum jelly 92. Pint or half pint mayhaw jelly 93. Pint or half pint muscadine jelly 94. Pint or half pint grape jelly 95. Pint or half pint other jelly 96. Pint or half pint strawberry preserves 97. Pint or half pint dewberry or blackberry preserves 98. Pint or half pint other preserves 99. Pint or half pint blueberry jam 100. Pint or half pint peach jam 101. Pint or half pint strawberry fig jam 102. Pint or half pint any other jam 103. Pint or half pint crabapple jelly


Class 10 Baking Superintendents: Cassandra Scott, Debra Jackson Assistant Superintendent: Marzetta Scott ***All entries must be items that require no refrigeration; All entries must be ones that are cooked or baked, with exception of no bake cookies 1st $6.00

Premiums: 2nd $5.00

3rd $4.00

4th $3.50

5th $3.00

Junior – Under 14 1. Drop cookies, chocolate chip (6) – age 9 2. Drop Cookies, sugar 6 – age 9 3. Drop cookies, chocolate chip 6 – ages 10-11 4. Drop Cookies, sugar – 6 ages 10-11 5. Drop Cookies, other flavor 6 – ages 10-11 6. Drop Cookies, sugar (6) – ages 12-13 7. Drop Cookies, peanut butter (6) -- ages 12-12 8. Drop Cookies, other flavor (6) – ages 12-13 9. “No Bake” cookies (6) –cookies not baked but otherwise cooked 10. Rolled cookies, any flavor (6) made with a cookie cutter 11. Bar cookies 12. Iced cupcakes (3) age 9 13. Iced cupcakes (3) ages 10-11 14. Iced cupcakes (3) ages 12-13 15. Brownies (6), age 9 16. Brownies (6) age 10-11 17. Brownies (6) ages 12-13 18. Chocolate fudge (6 pieces) 19. Candy (6 pieces) 20. Loaf quick bread (whole loaf) 21. Uniced pound cake – whole cake 22. Ice or glazed pound cake (whole cake) 23. Iced layer cake (white or yellow, whole cake) 24. Ice or layer cake (chocolate, whole cake) 25. Iced sheet cake 26. Gingerbread (6 pieces) 27. Decorated cake *** judged on decoration only. Size limited to more than 24 inches long *** cake must be hand-decorated by 4-H member

Seniors – Over 14 28. Drop cookies, any flavor (6) 29. Rolled cookies, any flavor (6) cut with cookie cutter 30. Bar cookies , any flavor (6) 31. No bake cookies, any flavor (6) not baked in oven, but cooked otherwise 32. Chocolate Fudge (6 pieces) 33. Pralines (6 pieces) 34. Other homemade candy (6 pieces) 35. Brownies (6)


36. Iced cupcakes (3) 37. Loaf quick bread (entire loaf) 38. Un iced pound cake (entire cake) 39. Iced or glazed pound cake (entire cake) 40. Iced layer cake (white or yellow, whole cake) 41. Iced layer cake (chocolate, whole cake) 42. Iced sheet cake 43. German Chocolate (whole cake) 44. Other iced cake (whole cake) 45. Gingerbread (6 pieces) 46. Sweet rolls, yeast (3 rolls) 47. Yeast rolls (3 rolls) 48. Decorated cake – judged on decoration only. Size limited to no more than 24 inches long.**cake must be hand-decorated by 4-H member**

PLEASE NOTE:  All baked goods should be cooked or baked thoroughly.  Cookies, brownies, candies, etc., should be placed on a paper plate and then in a zip-type storage bag. The fair tag should be taped to the outside of the bag.  Cakes should be exhibited uncut; please use disposable cake platters and cover the cake.  All items should be home-made by the 4-H’er.  Items not picked up will be discarded.


The 2013 Rapides Fair Premium Catalog