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2017 COUNTY FAIR THEME: “THE FARM COMES TO TOWN”

Aug. 29th - Sept. 2nd

Polk County Fairgrounds

Presented each year by the Polk County Fair & Rodeo Association


CALENDAR OF EVENTS AUGUST 10TH

Rodeo and Fair Parade - 6:00 p.m.

AUGUST 12TH

Entry deadline for ALL animal entries. Entry forms are available at Pulse Multi-Media, online at MyPulseNews.com or on our Facebook Page, County Extension Office; from Agriculture Instructors and 4-H Main Leaders. All animals MUST be pre-registered in order to show at the Fair. Livestock Entries will be accepted in person on Saturday 10 am - 12pm at FAIR Office.

AUGUST 14TH

Carnival wrist bands are available at area businesses for $18 in advance. Buy one for each night, two Saturday sessions, but buy them in advance or pay $20 at the gate!!

MONDAY

Livestock may begin arrival

TUESDAY

All Livestock Exhibits, except poultry, in Livestock Barn by 12:00 noon. Market Animal Weigh-in – 6:00 p.m. Livestock Exhibitor Meeting (mandatory) 7:30 p.m. *All exhibits in Education Building – 1:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. *(except Fresh Foods and Fresh Cut Flowers) Chicken Pullorum Testing (empty lot by Yummies) - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Rabbit and Poultry Check In – 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Dairy Goat Milk Out-9:00 p.m. Musical Entertainment Nightly

WEDNESDAY

*Fresh Foods & Fresh Cut Flower exhibits in Education Building – 7:30 a.m. 10:00a.m. Judging of Education Building – 1:00 p.m. 2

Dairy Goat Show- 1:00 p.m. Commercial Building Open - 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Poultry Judging - 4:00 p.m. Meat, Pygmy and Market Goat Judging – 5:00 p.m. Beef and Market Steer Judging - 6:00 p.m. Carnival Open

THURSDAY

All Exhibits on Display - 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Commercial Building - 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Rabbit & Guinea Pig Judging - 4:00 p.m. Sheep, and Swine Judging - 6:00 p.m. Senior Citizens Night (62 & Over Free) Carnival Open

FRIDAY

All Exhibits on Display - 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Commercial Building - 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Livestock Show Awards – 6:30 p.m. Junior Livestock Premium Sale - 7:00 p.m.

SATURDAY

Livestock Judging Contest – 10:00 a.m. Rabbit/Poultry Skillathon - 1:00 p.m. Open Poultry Show - 2:00 p.m. Power Wheels Derby – 4:00 p.m. All Exhibits on Display - 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Carnival Open - 12:00 noon Commercial Building - 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Check Out Livestock - 8:00 p.m. (CANNOT LEAVE ANY EARLIER)

SUNDAY

Pick up Exhibits from Education Building - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


GET YOUR ARM BANDS IN ADVANCE ! Locations to purchase your arm bands in advance beginning August 14th:

• FOOD FAST • KESS’ KORNER • COUNTRY EXPRESS • UNION BANK WICKES HATFIELD MENA • BEAR STATE BANK MAIN BRANCH • ARVEST BANK • CHAMBERS BANK • DIAMOND BANK • FAIR OFFICE

$18.00 in advance $20.00 at the gate This publication published in partnership of the POLK COUNTY FAIR & RODEO ASSOCIATION &

PHOTOS BY MICHAEL CATE

TABLE OF CONTENTS CALENDAR OF EVENTS POLK COUNTY FAIR AND RODEO ASSOCIATION OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS EXHIBITION LIVESTOCK HEALTH REQUIREMENTS - GENERAL GENERAL LIVESTOCK RULES JUNIOR LIVESTOCK PREMIUM SALE 2016 POLK COUNTY JR. LIVESTOCK PREMIUM BUYERS 2016 BUCKLE, DUFFLE BAGS AND TROPHY SPONSORS BEEF CATTLE COMMERCIAL HEIFERS MARKET STEERS MARKET LAMBS SWINE MARKET HOGS GOATS MEAT GOAT MARKET GOAT DEPARTMENT - COUNTY BRED RABBITS CAVY(GUINEA PIG) DEPARTMENT – POULTRY EDUCATION BUILDING REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT 20 – AGRICULTURE MECHANICS EXHIBIT DEPARTMENT 21 – FORESTRY DEPARTMENT 22 – FARM CROPS DEPARTMENT 23 – FRUIT & VEGETABLE CROPS DEPARTMENT 100 – EDUCATIONAL EXHIBITS DEPARTMENT 101 - FOOD PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT 102 - BAKED GOODS & CANDIES DEPARTMENT 103 - CLOTHING & SEWING DEPARTMENT 104 – NEEDLE CRAFTS – ADULT DEPARTMENT 105 - HOUSEHOLD ARTS & CRAFTS – ADULT DEPARTMENT 106 - ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES DEPARTMENT 107 - ARTS & CRAFTS – YOUTH & JUNIOR DEPARTMENT 108 - QUILTS & AFGHANS DEPARTMENT 109 - ART EXHIBITS DEPARMTENT 110 - PHOTOGRAPHY (ADULT & YOUTH) DEPARTMENT 111 - HORTICULTURE DEPARTMENT 112 - YOUTH AND SCHOOL ACTIVITIES DEPARTMENT- PARADE

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EXHIBITION LIVESTOCK HEALTH REQUIREMENTS - GENERAL 1. All animals entering the grounds, including those showing in pet zoos, children’s barnyard animals, Old McDonald Farms, etc., must meet the health requirements set forth by the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission for their particular species. 2. Arkansas livestock (except for Arkansas sheep, goats, horses, steers and rabbits) must be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection issued within 90 days prior to exhibition, showing the following: CATTLE 1. Negative brucellosis test within 90 days prior to exhibition, for females and bulls 18 months of age and over. All heifers that have calved or are bred must be tested. Animals originating from a Certified Brucellosis Free Herd and Certified Free Herd number is shown on certificate are exempt. If Arkansas is a Class Free State, Arkansas cattle are exempt from testing. 2. All heifers that are 4–12 months of age shall be vaccinated before entering show. 3. Heifers that were born on or after January 1, 1985, that are over 12 months of age and are not official calf-hood vaccinates will not be allowed to show (unless they are from a Brucellosis Certified Free Herd.)

President 1st Vice-President 2nd Vice-President 3rd Vice-President Secretary Treasurer

Glenn Miller James Earl Turner Steve Singleton Jennifer Gabourel Cheryl Edwards Phyllis Caldwell

CONSULTANTS TO THE BOARD County Judge Extension Homemakers

Brandon Ellison Debbie Thompson

SWINE 1. Animals 6 months old or older to be tested negative for brucellosis within 90 days of exhibition or originate directly out of Validated Herd, with validation number and date of last herd test shown on certificate (barrows exempt from brucellosis testing, but must be pseudorabies tested). 2. Animals to be tested negative for pseudorabies regardless of age within 90 days of the exhibition on a test approved by the State Veterinarian or originate directly out of a Qualified Pseudorabies Free Herd, with qualified herd number and date of last test shown on certificate. 3. Free of other contagious, infectious and communicable diseases (erysipelas, atrophic rhinitis, etc.); otherwise they will not be allowed to show and will be released from the fairgrounds. 4. As of July 1, 2001, everyone has to have a premise I.D. number.

FFA ADVISORS Acorn Mena

GOATS Fair personnel, veterinarians, or state/federal personnel may examine goats on grounds. No goats showing evidence of abscesses, and certainly draining abscesses, will be allowed to show and may be released by fair officials, veterinarians, or state/federal personnel. Goats showing evidence of another disease may be released. Animals must have scrapie ID tag in ear. Dairy goats must have either scrapie ID or tattoo. The dairy goat that wins overall grand champion and makes sale can not show in following years.

FCCLA ADVISORS Acorn Mena Cossatot River

SHEEP Sheep will be inspected on grounds. No sheep showing symptoms of disease, particularly foot rot, sore mouth, sheep pox, and scrapie will be allowed to show. Animals must have scrapie ID tag in ear.

HORSES Negative EIA test required within the past 12 month for all animals over 6 months of age. Nursing foals under 6 months of age are exempt from testing if accompanied by negative test dams. Photocopies of the test papers will not be accepted; carbon copies are acceptable. Out-of-state horses must be accompanied by valid certificate of veterinary inspection with individual identification and a rectal temperature reading on each animal. POULTRY An official representing the exhibition shall notify the State Veterinarian no later than thirty (30) days prior to the exhibition, giving names, place, inclusive dates and time of the event. The requirements are as follows: 1. All in-state poultry, which includes domesticated game birds, quail, pheasants, pea fowl, guineas, and turkeys, present at exhibition in Arkansas shall have originated from U.S. Pullorum-Typhoid Clean or equivalent flocks or have had a negative pullorum-typhoid test within ninety (90) days of the movement to the exhibition (pullorum-typhoid testing on fairgrounds during the fair is prohibited). This information will be documented on a NPIP Form VS 9-3, 90 Day Certificate, NPIP Flock Certification Form or similar certificate which will accompany the poultry during exhibition. 2. All non-certified birds must be banded (leg or wing band), with a sealed band. Wrap-around plastic bands are not acceptable. In-state waterfowl are exempt from pullorum-typhoid requirements. 3. Any poultry showing evidence of infectious or contagious disease or insect infestation will not be permitted to exhibit. 4. Record Keeping – The sponsor of the exhibition shall compile a list of all poultry present at exhibition. This list shall contain the name and address of each owner, the number, species, breed, variety, type, sex, and pullorum-typhoid status of all poultry present. A copy of this shall be retained by the sponsor of the exhibition for at least twelve (12) months.

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POLK COUNTY FAIR & RODEO ASSOCIATION OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

An exhibitor dress code will be enforced. Please follow the dress code for your school.

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Jim Pennington Mike Collins Bryan Maye Justin Goodnight Scott Morgan Monte Fain Joey Morris Sydney Jackson Kristi Wilson Angie Frachsieur

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Phyllis Caldwell Jack Davis Cheryl Edwards Duane Ezell Jennifer Gabourel Bill Hoek Becca Montgomery Glen Miller Mitchell Poor John Puckett Gene Ross Steve Singleton Wendy Strother James Earl Turner Sharon Walston Margie Youngblood Please feel free to contact any Board Director with your opinions and advice in regard to making the POLK COUNTY FAIR the absolutely best fair it can be!


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For your safety, while carnival rides are being set up, the entrances to the fairground off Fairgrounds Road will be closed. Please drive to the exhibitor entrance off Rodeo Drive and park behind the Education Building to check in your entries for the fair. Entries in the Education Building are received Tuesday from 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm except for baked goods and candies and fresh cut flowers. Baked goods and candies and fresh cut flowers are entered from 7:30 am to 10:00 am on Wednesday. Farm and garden crops may be entered Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning

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GENERAL LIVESTOCK RULES

COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Don Youngblood (Chair), Mike Collins, Monte Fain, Jim Pennington, Bryan Maye, Scott Morgan, Justin Goodnight, Josh Yates, Tina Lehmann, Joy Barney, Joey Morris, and Carla Vaught

1. All animal entries must be pre-registered by August 12. Registration forms are available with the fair catalog, through The Polk County Pulse website, from 4-H leaders, agri instructors or the Extension office. Entry fees must be submitted with the registrations. 2. Entry forms must be submitted in 1 of 2 ways either by delivering it to the county fairgrounds on Saturday August 12h between 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. or by mailing it to the Polk County Fair Association at P. . Box 1402, ena, Ar 1953. Entries will N be accepted at the county extension office. 3. All sheep, goats, hogs, and cattle entries must be accompanied by an entry fee. $10 fee for cattle, $10 for sheep, goats, and hogs, and $5 per entry for rabbits, poultry and cavies. 4. Exhibitors are limited to 3 market animal entries per species. They may show up to two entries per class in all other livestock divisions. Poultry, Rabbits, and Cavies are limited to one entry per class per breed. 5. Health requirements for each species must be met. Health certificates must be inspected by the superintendent of the species prior to stalling the animal. 6. All cattle, sheep, swine, poultry, and rabbits must be in place by 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday and remain in place until 8:00 pm on Saturday night. Poultry will be accepted from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday through the back gate only. 7. All breeding animals in the beef, sheep, goat and swine classes must be registered with the exception of the commercial heifer classes. Any beef, sheep, goat or swine breeding animal not eligible to show in a breed class will be shown in the crossbred class. 8. The Fair Association reserves the right to prohibit the exhibition of an animal that the superintendent classes as sick, unworthy, or dangerous for exhibition purposes. 9. Junior exhibitors must show their own animal unless extenuating circumstances – illness, family emergency, more than one animal in the class – prevents them from doing so. The livestock superintendent must approve all circumstances. It is up to the exhibitor to notify the livestock superintendent prior to entering the show ring if an extenuating circumstance has occurred. 10. Exhibitors shall show their animal at such times and places as they may be directed and shall furnish such information as required by the superintendent. The refusal to abide by this rule will forfeit premium award and exhibitor will be barred from showing. 11. Exhibitors in the Cattle, Swine, Sheep, Poultry, Goat, Rabbit, and Cavy Junior Departments must be a member of 4-H or FFA and be enrolled in/or be eligible to enroll in an Elementary, Junior High, or High School of a Polk County school district. These exhibitors cannot show in the Fair following their graduation from High School. Home Schooled students must be an active member of a Polk County 4-H Club in order to participate. 12. Exhibitors are prohibited from showing livestock for premium in more than one county fair. 13. Where there is no competition, the judges reserve the right to use their own discretion as to whether animals shall be awarded 1st, 2nd, or 3rd placing. 14. Each exhibitor shall furnish all feeds and feed and water their own livestock. 15. Feed and water will be provided to rabbit and poultry entries. Cavy (Guinea Pig) exhibitors must provide their own feed and water. 16. All livestock which are shown to compete for prizes must be, and have been, owned property of the exhibitor for not less than 60 days before the opening of the Fair with the exception of steers which is 120 days. Spring born (current year), county bred cattle must be owned and in possession of exhibitor by July 1 17. Exhibitors will be expected to keep the area where their animals are exhibited clean and presentable at all times. The animals will be kept in show condition throughout the fair. 18. Forfeiture of prize money will result if Rule 14 & 17 are not carried out. 19. Nose tongs shall be used on all bulls older than 12 months. 20 Awards will be given to the 1st place winners in the Junior and Senior Showmanship Division of beef, sheep, swine, and goats and dairy goats (see Department 14). 21. Junior exhibitors are classified as follows Pee-Wee 8 years or younger Junior age 9 years through 13 Senior age 14 and older. 22. A 4-H member shall be allowed to show livestock eligible to make the Junior Livestock Auction as a regular exhibitor if he/she will turn age 9 or older before the opening day of the current year’s Arkansas State Fair. hose 4-H members who do not meet this age requirement are eligible to show poultry, rabbits, cavy, dairy goats, pygmy goats, or meat goats. Youth under age 9 may show in peewee classes held before the regular show. No premium will be provided for these. These youngsters do not have to own the animal they show in the special contests. They will receive special awards. These youth are not eligible for the Junior Livestock Auction unless otherwise stated. 23. Youth must be old enough and strong enough to handle the livestock they are showing. 24. Champion classes will be within breeds. 25. Cattle will be shown in the blow and show format. No hair setting products (foam, adhesives, paints, etc) will be allowed. Adult fitters for hire will not be allowed to fit livestock in the Junior Show. Junior exhibitors in competition for awards and premiums are encouraged to do the bulk of their own work fitting and grooming livestock on show day and assist others whenever possible. We realize some junior exhibitors are too young and inexperienced and may need some additional help. Show preparation assistance may be provided by immediate family members, other current livestock showers, certified Polk County 4-H eaders, Agri instructors, or County Agents. he goal of the livestock show program is to teach skills to the youth. 26. In the interest of safety to animals and fair goers, no floor fans will be allowed in the livestock barn. Fan brackets should be prepared and fans hung above the animals. An attempt will be made by fair administration to provide these. 27. All effort should be made by exhibitors to place show boxes and equipment in the grooming area or down the aisle in front of the tie spaces. 28. No tarps or covered stalls are allowed in any livestock area at any time. 29. Any protest or complaint in livestock procedures should be submitted in writing to a member of the livestock committee and include a $100 cash deposit. Protest should be clearly written and submitted within 2 hours of the incident. Deposit shall be forfeited if protest is determined invalid. It will be returned if found legitimate. 30. Decision of the livestock committee shall be final.

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WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO ENTER YOUR ANIMALS IN THE UPCOMING DISTRICT AND STATE LIVESTOCK SHOWS. Your entries do not have to win at county to be eligible to go to district or state. Be aware of each fair’s rules and deadlines!


2016 JUNIOR LIVESTOCK BUYERS Chris Jones Family Pilgrim’s Polk Co Farm Bureau Ins Diamond Bank Bear State Bank

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eserve Champion arket Goat arket amb (2) Polk County Cattlemen’s Association Market Steer Shelter Insurance/Kenny Miller Market Lamb John Maddox Grand Champion Pen of Pullets Market Hog Gentry Chevrolet Grand CB/Res Market Hog eserve CB Comm Heifer Market Hog (3) Market Lamb Market Goat Bowen Farms Grand Champion CB Reg Bull Toon Cattle Company arket Hog (20 Market Lamb Market Goat Tyson arket Hog (4) Market Lamb Stevenson Tree Farm Market Hog Holly Springs Real Estate Market Hog Gilbert’s Hard Rock Drilling Market Steer Chris Frachiseur Farm eserve Champion CB arket Hog Jimmy Wilkins Market Hog Jimmy Wilkins Market Hog Anthony Frashier Market Hog Welcher Farms Market Lamb Union Bank of Mena Grand Champion Pen of Fryer abbits Grand Champion/Grand CB Market Lamb Supreme Champion Heifer Grand Champion eg Heifer Grand Champion Steer Supreme Champion Dairy Goat eserve Champion arket Steer eserve Champion CB arket Goat Grand Champion Market Hog Grand Champion CB Comm Heifer Grand Champion Market Goat eserve CB eg Heifer Grand Champion CB Market Goat eserve Champion/ eserve CB arket amb eg CB Sale Heifer Market Hog (5) Market Goat (5) Market Lamb

JUNIOR LIVESTOCK PREMIUM SALE

Time: Awards at 6:30 • Auction at 7:00 - Friday of the fair COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Tim Kiser (Chairman), Bryan Maye, Mike Collins, Scott Morgan, Josh Yates, Carla Vaught, Joey Morris, Monte Fain, Don Youngblood, Margie Youngblood,Jim Pennington Justin Goodnight

RULES

General rules and rules specific to each species are to be followed as part of the sale rules. Sale participants are expected to sell in attire suitable for showing their livestock. The Premium Sale is limited to the: 1st through 5th place arket Hogs of each of the 5 classes exhibited (25 maximum) and also, the Grand and eserve County Bred arket Hogs if not already included in the 25 mentioned above. op 10 arket ambs of the show as selected by the udge, and also the Grand and eserve County Bred arket ambs if not already included in the top 10 market lambs. op 8 arket Steers of the show as selected by the udge with a minimum of 4 county bred steers. he top 10 arket Goats of the show as selected by the udge, and the Grand and eserve Grand County Bred arket Goats if not already included in the top 10 market goats. Grand and eserve County Bred egistered Heifer. Grand and eserve County Bred Commercial Heifer. Grand Champion County Bred Registered Bull. he Supreme Champion Heifer, regardless of birth origin shall be auctioned in the Junior ivestock Auction. A total of five heifers will sell in the Junior ivestock Auction. he Grand and eserve Pen of Fryer abbits. he verall Grand Champion Dairy Goat. he Grand and eserve 4-H Pullet Chain Pen. ( he age of exhibitor is not limited) Exhibitor is limited to the sale of 2 animals of different species. outh will be an active member of 4-H or FFA and will be enrolled or be eligible to be enrolled in a Polk County elementary, middle, or high school. he Fair Board will not be responsible for animals listed in the sale or those not listed in the sale. Exhibitors will receive their sale checks from the fair association when payment to cover checks is sufficient. erms of the sale are cash unless prior arrangements are made with the sale clerk. Buyers will be expected to settle with the sales clerk immediately after the sale. he exhibitor reserves the right to retain ownership and sell for premium only in the Jr. ivestock Premium Sale. herefore, the animal remains the responsibility of the exhibitor. his will allow an exhibitor to exhibit their pro ect at district and state fairs. Any actual purchase of a market animal for slaughter will be between the exhibitor and the buyer and will not be handled through the Jr. ivestock Premium Sale. here will be a 5 commission charge to premium sale exhibitors to help off-set general expenses.

Listen to the LIVE Broadcast of the Jr. Livestock Premium Sale on KENA 104.1 FM

Tune in to 104.1 • Download the App • Live Stream on MyPulseNews.com

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Special Thanks to our 2016 Buckle, Duffle, Trophy Sponsors Belt Buckles are awarded to Grand Champions. Duffle Bags are awarded to Reserve Champions. Trophies are awarded to the Champion poultry & rabbits. BELT BUCKLE SPONSORS SUN COUNTRY INN COSSATOT RIVER FFA SONSYWELD (2) BEAR STATE BANK YOUNGBLOOD DOZER ARVEST WHOLESALE ELECTRIC SUPPLY HAROLD JONES FAMILY FREEDOM PHARMACY OUACHITA EQUINE LEHMANN FARMS RADIO SHACK SIX MILE CONSTRUCTION SHELTER INSURANCE/ KENNY MILLER FARM CREDIT SERVICES MENA FEED BELL RANCH GENETICS D BAR D STOCK DOGS/R FALLS FARM

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DUFFLE BAG SPONSORS R & C AVIATION 5 J ELECTRIC (2) MOUNTAIN AIRFRAME SERVICES LLC (2) T N L PROCESSING LEHMANN FARMS HAMPTON AVIATION (2) UNION BANK (2) FA E ’S C - P

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POULTRY Woods Enterprises First Financial Bank GUINEA PIGS Ligon Oil

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DEPARTMENT – BEEF CATTLE

REGISTERED CATTLE DON YOUNGBLOOD - SUPERINTENDENT

BEEF CATTLE RULES 1. Only classes listed below will be judged - all others will be for exhibit only - no premiums. 2. All cattle must be at least 6 months old by the 1st day of State Fair to be eligible to show in County Show. 3. All commercial heifers will be classified by weight. Breed type will be determined by the exhibitor. Each heifer must bear a well healed tattoo designating breed type. Categories are American Crosses signified by SFA English Crosses signified by SFE and Exotic Crosses signified by SF . his designation must be tattooed in the left ear of each commercial heifer. 4. See General ivestock ules. hese heifers must bear a well healed tattoo 5. All beef cattle must be registered with the appropriate breed association and in the exhibitors name at least 60 days prior to opening of the county fair. Recognized composite breeds must be registered with their breed association. 6. Each breed champion will show for Champion Registered and Reserve Heifer. he Supreme champion will be selected from egistered Commercial. he Supreme Champion Heifer, regardless of origin, shall be sold for premium in the Junior Livestock Auction.

Divisions are: 101 Angus 102 Brahman 103 Brangus 104 Charolais 105 Chianina 106 Hereford 107 Limousin CLASS 1. Junior Heifer Calf, calved between January 1 April 30, current year 2. Late Senior Heifer Calf, calved between Nov 1 Dec 31, last year 3. Early Senior Heifer Calf, calved between Sept 1 Oct 31, last year 4. Late Summer Yearling Females, calved between Jul 1 Aug 31, last yr 5. Early Summer Yearling Females, calved between ay1 Jun 30, last yr 6. Late Junior Yearling Females, calved between Mar 1 Apr 30, last yr 7. Early Junior Yearling Females, calved between Jan1 Feb 28, last yr 8. Late Senior Yearling Females, calved Sept 1 thru Dec31 (2 yrs ago) 9. Grand Champion County Bred 10. eserve GC Co Bred 12. Grand Champion Reg Heifer 13.Reserve Grand Reg Heifer

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108 Maine Anjou 109 ther Pure Breeds 110 Red Poll 111 Red Angus 112 Santa Getrudis 113 Shorthorn 114 Simmental 115 South Devon

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DEPARTMENT - COMMERCIAL HEIFERS DON YOUNGBLOOD –SUPERINTENDENT

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Thank you to all the families and individuals that helped during set up day! We appreciate all your work!


Polk County

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FFA & 4H Youth!


DEPARTMENT – SHEEP

DEPARTMENT - MARKET STEERS

BREEDING SHEEP MONTE FAIN-SUPERINTENDENT

DON YOUNGBLOOD –SUPERINTENDENT DIVISION - 301 MARKET STEER RULES 1. Only above classes will be judged or shown. 2. County bred steers must be weighed and nominated by the 3rd Saturday of May each year to qualify for the program. 3. Livestock exhibited in the Junior Division should be the owner of the animal or another youth if more than one in a class. 4. Steer classes will be divided and classified after weigh - in. 5. Minimum weight on Market Steers is 850 pounds 6. See General Livestock Rules. . o be eligible for the Gainability Award all steers must attend weigh-in on the 3rd Saturday of May. CLASS

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FEEDER STEER RULES: 1. Calves must be owned by 4-H/FFA members or chapter groups 2. Calves must be steers 3. Must be polled or dehorned 4. Must have been vaccinated 5. Must be weaned, bunk broke and gentle prior to arrival on grounds 6. Will be shown in pens, no halters 7. Will be graded and judged 8. Should weigh between 450 and 650 pounds

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DEPARTMENT - MARKET LAMBS

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CLASS 1. Senior Ram Lamb (Sept 1 to Dec 31) 2. Junior Ram Lamb (born after Jan 1)

MARKET LAMB RULES 1. Breeding stock should have Breed Association ear tags in place. 2. Market Lambs will be weighed and divided into weight classes by the superintendent. 3. Each exhibitor is limited to three (3) Market Lambs and two (2) entries in the breeding classes. 4. All Market Lambs must have baby teeth at time of show. 5. Minimum weight 85 lbs., maximum weight 140 lbs. for Market Lambs. 6. See General Livestock Rules.

DEPARTMENT – DAIRY CATTLE

1st

505 – Cross Breeds 506 – Other Registered Breeds

DIVISION 601

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CLASS

503 – Dorset 504 Hampshire

5. Senior Ewe Lamb (Sept 1 to Dec 31) 6. Junior Ewe Lamb (born after Jan 1)

DEPARTMENT – FEEDER STEERS

403 Holstein 404 – Jersey 405– Milking Shorthorns

Divisions are: 501 - Columbia 502 – Crossbreds

3. Grand Champion Ram 4. Reserve Champion Ram

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Divisions are: 401 – Ayrshire 402 – Brown Swiss

SHEEP RULES 1. Breeding sheep should be registered with appropriate breed association. 2. Registered sheep should have breed association eartags in ear 3. All sheep and goats must have a Federal Scrapies identification tag in the ear upon arrival at fair. ags can be ordered by calling 1-886-8 3-2824. 4. Animals will evidence of active ringworm or wool fungus will be dismissed from the premises. 5. See General Livestock Rules

1. Market Lambs – All Weights 2. Hair ambs- All Weights 3rd 9 9 9 9

3. Grand Champion Market Lamb 4. Reserve Champion Market Lamb

1st

2nd

16 16

14 14

Belt Buckle Award

POINTS 3rd 4th 12 12

10 10

5th

6th

5 5

4 4


DEPARTMENT – SWINE BREEDING SWINE

BRYAN MAYE –SUPERINTENDENT MIKE COLLINS – ASSIST.SUPERINTENDENT BREEDING SWINE RULES 1. All breeding swine should be registered with the breed’s registry 2. All swine must be registered in exhibitors name 3. Exhibitors are limited to no more than two entries per breed per class 4. See General Livestock Rules Divisions are: 701– Berkshire 702– Chester White

703– Crossbreds 704– Duroc 705– Hampshire

CLASS

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

March – April Boar January February Boar December Boar March – April Gilt January February Gilt December Gilt

7. Champion Boar – each breed 8. Reserve Champion Boar – each breed 9. Grand Champion Gilt – All Breeds 10. Reserve Champion Gilt – All Breeds

706– Poland China 707 - Spots 708 - Yorkshire

1st

POINTS 2nd 3rd

12 12 12 12 12 12

10 10 10 10 10 10

Rosette Rosette Rosette Rosette

8 8 8 8 8 8

4th 6 6 6 6 6 6

MARKET HOGS DIVISION - 801

MARKET HOG RULES 1. Barrows or gilts are eligible. 2. Youth must be old enough to handle stock. 3. Market Hogs will weigh 140 to 260 pounds 4. Market Hog classes will be divided into 5 classes after weigh-in. 5. Each exhibitor is limited to three (3) Market Hogs. 6. See General Livestock Rules. CLASS 1. Pre-Market Hog 2. Market Hog – All Weights

1st

2nd

5 16

5 14

POINTS 3rd 4th 5 12

5 10

5th

6th

5 5

4 4

3. Grand Champion Market Hog Belt Buckle 4. Reserve Champion Market Award Hog

13


YOUTH DAIRY, PYGMY, MEAT AND MARKET GOAT SHOWS Justin Goodnight - Superintendent GENERAL GOAT RULES

1. All goats must be on grounds by 6 00 p.m. on uesday and will be dismissed as per instruction by fair officials. 2. All entries must register with the show superintendent in the Livestock Arena upon arrival. 3. The Dairy goat show will begin in the livestock show arena at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Milk out will be at 9:00pm Tuesday night. All does in milk MUST be milked out at this time and not milked again until after show. The Pygmy Goat Show, the Meat Goat Show, and then the Market Goat Show will begin at 5:00. 4. Dairy goats will be shown by breed & exhibitors are limited to 2 goats per class. The Overall Grand Champion Dairy Goat that makes sale cannot show in following years. 5. This show is open to all recognized breeds and grades of goats. 6. No intact buck goats are allowed on the fairgrounds. 7. Goats should be owned by the exhibitor at least 60 days prior to the start of the County Fair. 8. Goats must be free of disease. All goats will be inspected on the grounds. Those showing disease symptoms will be asked to leave the grounds. 9. See General Livestock Rules

DEPARTMENT – DAIRY GOATS

DEPARTMENT – PYGMY GOAT

BREEDING STOCK

DIVISION - 910

DAIRY GOAT RULES 1. All goats should be dehorned. All entries entered in State Fair MUST be dehorned. 2. All entries should be registered with the American Dairy Goat Association as a Purebred or Recorded Grade Dairy Goat. Dairy Goats MUST be registered to show at the State Fair. 3. All entries must be properly clipped and fitted to receive awards. (Ask Extension ffice or Superintendent for guidelines.) 4. All entries must have a legible tattoo matching their paperwork in lieu of scrapies tag 5. Milking does must be milked out at 9:00 pm on Tuesday night. Divisions are: 901 – Alpine 902 – Unregistered 903 - Lamancha

904 – Nubian 905 – Oberhasli 906 – Recorded Grade

CLASS 1. Junior Doe Kid, age 0 to 6 months 2. Junior Doe Kid, age 7 months to 1 year 3. earling Doe (never freshened) 1 to 2 years 4. Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion 5. earling Doe (freshened) 1 to 2 years 6. Doe, age 2 years and older (in milk) . Dry Doe (must have completed one lactation) 8. Senior Champion and Reserve Senior Champion 9. Grand Champion Registered Female 10. Grand Champion Grade Female

907 – Saanen 908 – Toggenburg 909-- Nigerian POINTS

1st 8 8 8

2nd 6 6 6

3rd 4 4 4

Rosette 8 8 8 Rosette Rosette Rosette

6 6 6

PYGMY GOAT RULES 1. Pygmy goats are a dwarf breed from Africa less than 23 inches in height at maturity. 2. Pygmy goat should be dehorned. 3. Pygmy goats may be registered or grade. 4. There is no State Fair competition for this type of goat. POINTS

CLASS 1. Junior Doe Kid, age 0 to 3 months 2. Junior Doe Kid, age 3 months to 6 months 3. Junior Doe Kid, age 6 months to 9 months 4. Junior Doe, age 9 months to 12 months 5. Junior Doe, age 12 months to 24 months 6. Wether, any age

7. Junior Champion and Reserve Junior Champion

Rosette

8. Doe, age 12 to 24 months (freshened) 9. Doe, age 2 years and older (in milk)

8 8 Rosettes Rosette Ribbon Ribbon

10. Senior Champion and Reserve Senior Champion 11. Grand Champion Pygmy Goat 12. Pygmy Best Costume, youth under 11 13. Pygmy Best Costume, youth 11 and up

4 4 4

2nd 6 6 6 6 6 6

3rd 4 4 4 4 4 4

6 6

4 4

DEPARTMENT - MEAT GOAT BREEDING STOCK

Divisions are: 1101 – Boer

1102 - Kiko 1103 – Spanish

CLASS 1. Does ages 0 to 6 months 2. Does ages 7 to 12 months 3. Does ages 12 months and older

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1st 8 8 8 8 8 8

1104 – TN Fainting 1105 - Crosses 1st 8 8 8

POINTS 2nd

3rd

6 6 6

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DEPARTMENT - MARKET GOAT

DEPARTMENT - COUNTY BRED

DIVISION - 1201

MARKET GOAT SHOW SPECIAL RULES 1. Goats may be does or wethers, does cannot show in the Dairy & Meat Shows. 2. Must be dehorned or tipped and any length. 3. All breeds and crosses are allowed. 4. Minimum weight of 35 pounds at Fair time, no maximum. All entries will be divided into 3 classes by weight. Weigh-in will be held just before the Market Hogs on Tuesday evening in the Livestock Arena. 5. Market Goats will be shown following the Pygmy Goat Show. 6. State Fair entries must have been nominated by July 15 in order to show at State Fair. 7. See General Livestock Rules CLASS

1. Market Goats – All Weights 2. Grand Champion Market Goat 3. Reserve Champion Market Goat

1st 16

Buckle Award

POINTS 2nd

3rd

4th

5th

14

10

12 5

All entries in this Department must be pre-registered in the appropriate county bred species division to be considered in the county bred show or be eligible to sell as a county bred animal. Changes and updates will not be allowed at ringside during the show. The registration form must be submitted as outlined in the GENERAL LIVESTOCK RULES. Exhibitors must enter their animals using the proper section number from this page and the class (where appropriate) from other pages in this catalog COUNTY BRED MARKET STEER CLASS RULES DIVISION - 1307 1. To be considered County Bred Steer, the breeder must reside within one of the three school districts in Polk County. Breeder must own the Dam at the time of service, and must have possession at the time of birth. 2. Calves are to be nominated in May on an application submitted to the steer superintendent. Application is to be signed by breeder, exhibitor, or parent and Vo-Ag instructor, or county agent. 3. All rules pertaining to the County Fair Steer Show will be in effect for the County Bred Steer Show. 4. Steers will be shown in regular steer show. 5. Top four (4) placing animals in the County Bred will be sold in the Jr. Livestock Premium Sale. COUNTY BRED MARKET LAMB RULES DIVISION 1306 1. To be considered a County Bred Lamb, the breeder must reside in Polk County. 2. The ewe must be owned by a Polk County resident at the time of breeding and lambing. 3. All rules pertaining to the County Fair Market Lamb Show will be in effect for the County Bred Lamb Show. 4. The Champion and Reserve Champion County Bred Lambs will be sold in the Junior Livestock Auction. 5. Polk County lambs will also be shown in the regular market lamb show. COUNTY BRED MARKET HOG RULES DIVISION 1305 1. To be considered a county bred hog, the breeder must reside in Polk County. 2. The Dam must be owned by a Polk County resident at the time of breeding and farrowing. 3. All rules pertaining to the County Fair Hog Show will be in effect for the County Bred How Show. 4. Champion and Reserve Champion County Bred Hogs will be sold in the Jr. Livestock Auction. 5. Polk County hogs will be shown in the Regular Hog Show. COUNTY BRED MARKET GOAT RULES DIVISION 1304 1.The Grand and Reserve Grand County Bred Goats are guaranteed a spot in the Junior Livestock Auction. 2. To be considered a County Bred Goat, the breeder must reside in Polk County. 3. The doe must be owned by a Polk County resident at the time of breeding and kidding. 4. All rules pertaining to the County Fair Market Goat Show will be in effect for the County Bred Goat Show. 5. The Champion and Reserve Champion County Bred Goats will be sold in the Junior Livestock Auction. 1301 County Bred Commercial Heifers 1302 County Bred Registered Bulls 1305 County Bred Market Hogs 1306 County Bred Market Lambs

1303 County Bred Registered Heifers 1304 County Bred Market Goats 1307 County Bred Market Steers

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DEPARTMENT – RABBITS

DEPARTMENT – COUNTY BRED BREEDING STOCK

JOY BARNEY - SUPERINTENDENT

CONTINUTED FROM PAGE 16.

1. Classes are the same as regular classes for each species. 2. To be considered county bred the dam must be owned by a Polk County resident at the time of breeding and must have possession at time of birth. 3. To receive previer or be considered as a county bred entry, the proper division must be marked on the entry form. 4. County bred show may be run concurrent with the regular show. 5. Points and premium value will be the same as regular show for that species. Awards

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DEPARTMENT – CAVY (GUINEA PIG) SHOW JOY BARNEY – SUPERINTENDENT

CAVY SHOW RULES: 1. Open to any youth, ages 5 to 19 residing or attending school in Polk County. 2. Animal must be owned and in the care of the exhibitor no later than July 1, 2016 3. Exhibitors are limited to two entries per class 4. Cages will be provided at the show 5. Exhibitor shall feed and water their own entries 6. Any cavy exhibiting symptoms of disease or poor health will be excused from the show at the discretion of the show superintendent. 7. Entries must be entered on Tuesday by 6:00 pm and will be released with other livestock as announced by fair officials. 8. Showmanship will be held on Thursday immediately following the Rabbit Show. 9. Cavies will be shown by breed and variety Breeds can be viewed on www.arba.net 10. All cavy entries must be accompanied by a $5 fee per entry. Divisions are: 1701 Abyssinian 1702 Abyssinian Satin 1703 American 1704 American Satin CLASS

1705 Coronet 1706 Peruvian 1707 Peruvian Satin 1708 Silkie 1709 Silkie Satin

1. Junior – age up to 4 months and weigh from 12 to 21 ozs. 2. Intermediate – 4 to 6 months old & weigh 22 to 31 ounces 3. Senior - over 6 months old & weigh 32 ounces & up 4. Breed Champions 5. Best of Show

1710 Teddy 1711 Teddy Satin 1712 Texel 1713 White Crested

1st

POINTS 2nd

3rd

8

6

4

8

6

4

8

Rosette Trophy

6

4

RABBIT SHOW RULES: 1. Youth should be a member of 4-H, FFA or FHA 2. Rabbits will show by breeds and by color recognized by the American Rabbit Breeders Association Handbook. See Breeds listed by class. 3. Rabbits of unrecognizable breeds, color, or mixes of breeds will not be shown for points. They will be for display only, but still must be pre-registered. 4. Rabbits must be entered from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday of the county fair. abbit entries will be released as announced by fair officials. 5. Youth are expected to present their rabbits to the judge. Judging will begin at 4:00 P.M. on Thursday of the Fair. 6. All rabbits must be identified legibly and permanently by tattoo in the left ear. 7. Feed, water, and care will be provided for the rabbit and poultry entries. 8. Rabbits will be inspected upon arrival at fairgrounds by chairman. Any rabbit that exhibits any sign of disease or parasite will be disqualified and removed from fairgrounds to protect the health of the other rabbits in the show. Check your rabbits in with the chairman when you arrive at the fairgrounds on entry day. 9. Each exhibitor is limited to one rabbit per class per breed and color. 10. Each exhibitor is responsible for removing and cleaning the ceramic crocks used with their animal during the Fair. A tub of water will be provided at the Barn for this purpose. Failure to comply may result in the loss of any prizes awarded at the Fair. 11. A Best of Breed will be recognized for each breed shown at the fair. 12. Champion rabbits will be chosen from the Best of Breed winners. 4 Class Rabbit Breed Divisions: 1401 Am Fuzzy Lop 1411 Harlequin 1402 Am Sable 1412 Havana 1403 Belgian Hare 1413 Himalayan 1414 Holland Lop 1404 Britannia Petit 1415 Jersey Wooley 1405 Dutch 1406 Dwarf Hotot 1416 Lilac 1407 English Angora 1417 Mini Lop 1408 English Spot 1418 Mini Rex 1409 Florida White 1419 Mini Satin 1410 French Angora 1420 Netherland Dwarf 6 Class Rabbit Breed Divisions: 1501 American 1508 Crème de Argent 1502 Am. Chinchilla 1509 English Lop 1503 Bevern 1510 Flemish Giant 1504 Californian 1511 Giant Angora 1505 Champagne de Argent 1512 Giant Chinchilla 1506 Checkered Giant 1513 Hotot 1507 Cinnamon DIVISION

4 Class 1 – Junior Buck (6 months and under) 4 Class 2 – Junior Doe (6 months and under) 4 Class 3 – Senior Buck (7 months and older) 4 Class 4 – Senior Doe (7 months and older)

1514 New Zealand 1515 Satin 1516 Silver Fox 1517 Argente Brun 1518 French Lop 1519 Palomino 1st 8 8 8 8

POINTS 2nd

3rd

6 6 6 6

4 4 4 4

6 Class 5 – Junior Buck (under 6 months) 6 Class 6 – Junior Doe (under 6 months) 6 Class 7 – Intermediate Buck (6-8 months) 6 Class 8 – Intermediate Doe (6-8 months) 6 Class 9 – Senior Buck (9 months and up) 6 Class 10 – Senior Doe (9 months and up)

8 8 8 8 8 8

6 6 6 6 6 6

4 4 4 4 4 4

Division 1601 – Meat Pen (3 rabbits not over 10 weeks not over 5 pounds each)

8

6

4

Division 1602 - Single Meat Rabbit (not over 10 weeks not over 5 pounds)

8

6

4

MEAT RABBITS

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1421 Polish 1422 Rex 1423 Rhinelander 1424 Satin Angora 1425 Silver 1426 Silver Martin 1427 Std. Chinchilla 1428 Tan 1429 Thrianta 1430 Lionhead


DEPARTMENT – POULTRY

DEPARTMENT – 4-H PULLET CHAIN RULES: 1. Only current year 4-H Poultry chain pullets will be allowed. 2. Do not place birds in cage until Superintendent assigns a cage. 3. Poultry Pullorum Testing is required for all poultry. 4. Check your chickens in with the superintendent when you arrive at the fairgrounds on entry day. Please do not place birds in cages until Superintendent assigns a cage. Poultry will be inspected upon arrival at the fairgrounds. Any chicken that exhibits any sign of disease or parasite will be disqualified and removed from the fairgrounds to protect the health of the other chickens in the show. See General Livestock Rules for State Health Requirements. 5. Poultry Check-In will be from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday of the county fair. Poultry entries will be released as announced by fair officials. 6. Feed, water, and care will be provided for the poultry entries. 7. Poultry entries will be judged at 4:00 PM on Wednesday. 8. Classes will be awarded 8 points for blue; 6 points for red; and 4 points for white. 8. The Champion pen of three will receive a Rosette, a Trophy and $50 in prize money from Polk County 4-H. 9. The Reserve Champion pen of three will receive a Rosette, a Trophy and $25 in prize money from the Polk County 4-H Foundation. 10. All pen entries, except Grand and Reserve will be sold to the public on Saturday of the fair. 4-H member has first choice on buying the pen back. hey will sell at this rate Blue Ribbon pen = $36; Red Ribbon pen = $33; and $30 for a White Ribbon pen. 11. Potential buyers should come to the poultry barn at 5 pm on Saturday to purchase and pick up birds. Pre-arranged sales can be made at the extension office prior to the fair. Exhibitors should notify the office if they want to buy back their own birds. 12. Each exhibitor is responsible for removing and cleaning the ceramic crocks used with their animal during the Fair. A tub of water will be provided at the Barn for this purpose. Failure to comply may result in the loss of any prizes awarded at the Fair.

Division 5001 CLASS 1. Hen (female bird over one year) 2. Pullet (Female bird under one year of age) 3. Cock (Male bird over one year of age) 4. Cockerel (Male bird under one year of age) 5. Old Trio (Cock and two Hens) 6. Young Trio (Cockerel and two pullets) 7. 4-H Pullet Project (pen of 3)

1st 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

POINTS 2nd 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

3rd 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

JUNIOR DIVISION

POULTRY SHOW RULES: ALL ANIMAL ENTRIES MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED BY AUGUST 12TH. 1. No miscellaneous game or mixed breeds will be accepted. 2. The Superintendent shall have authority to reject any birds showing evidence of disease or unfit to show. 3. Birds shown in single classes cannot compete for pen or trio prizes, nor can birds entered in pens or trios compete for prizes in single classes. 4. he following definition of terms will be used HEN - Female bird over one year of age; PULLET - Female bird under one year of age; COCK - Male bird over one year of age; COCKEREL - Male bird under one year of age; OLD TRIO - Cock and two Hens; YOUNG TRIO - Cockerel and two pullets. 5. Exhibitors will be limited to one entry in each class. 6. Do not place birds in cages until Superintendent assigns cage. 7. See General Livestock Rules for State Health Requirements. 8. Check-in time: 5-6 pm on Tuesday. 9. Each breed will be shown separately. A Best of Show Champion Rosette and Reserve Rosette will be awarded in each class for the best overall. 10. Poultry will be judged at 4:00 PM. on Wednesday. 11. Each exhibitor is responsible for removing and cleaning the ceramic crocks used with their animal during the Fair. A tub of water will be provided at the Barn for this purpose. Failure to comply may result in the loss of any prizes awarded at the Fair.

Trophies will be awarded to Grand and Reserve Champion 4-H Pullets; Best Standard Chicken, Best Bantam Chicken; Best Standard Trio; and Best Bantam Trio in the Jr. Show. Section 1 – Standard Breeds

CLASS

Section 2 – Bantam Breeds POINTS 1st

Hen Pullet Cock Cockerel Old Trio Young Trio

8 8 8 8 8 8

7. Best Chicken 8. Best Trio

Trophy Trophy

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

2nd 6 6 6 6 6 6

3rd 4 4 4 4 4 4

CONTINUED ON PAGE 20.

DEPARTMENT – POULTRY

NEW FOR 2017 • OPEN (ADULT) DIVISION POULTRY SHOW RULES:

ALL ANIMAL ENTRIES MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED BY AUGUST 12TH. REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE FROM 4-H LEADERS, AGRICULTURE INSTRUCTORS, ONLINE THROUGH THE PULSE, OR THE EXTENSION OFFICE. INFORMATION ABOUT THE OPEN POULTRY SHOW IS AVAILABLE BY CALLING EDUARDO MEDINA AT 479-234-7999.

1. No miscellaneous game or mixed breeds will be accepted. 2. Entry Fee of $5 per entry must accompany the registration form. 3. This will be a ribbon-only show for 2017 4. he Superintendent shall have authority to re ect any birds showing evidence of disease or unfit to show. 5. he following definition of terms will be used HEN - Female bird over one year of age P E - Female bird under one year of age; COCK - Male bird over one year of age; COCKEREL - Male bird under one year of age. 6. Exhibitors will be limited to one entry per breed in each class. 7. Do not place birds in cages until Superintendent assigns cage. 8. See General Livestock Rules for State Health Requirements. 9. Birds must be tested before entering the grounds. esting available at the old ummy’s store on hwy 1 South from 12:30 until 2:00 pm. 10. Birds should arrive for the competition on Saturday at 2:00 pm. 11. Poultry will be judged starting at 2:30. 12. Each breed will be shown separately. 13. Birds will be released from fairgrounds with all other livestock on Saturday pm. 14. Exhibitors are responsible for bringing their own feeders and waters

Section 1 – Standard Breeds

Section 2 – Bantam Breeds POINTS

(No points awarded in 2017 but hope to use this value in 2018)

CLASS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Hen Pullet Cock Cockerel Best Chicken

1st 8 8 8 8 8

2nd 6 6 6 6 6

3rd 4 4 4 4 4

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DEPARTMENT – POULTRY

JUNIOR DIVISION & OPEN (ADULT) DIVISION LARGE FOWL - BREEDS 8000

CONTINUED FROM PAGE 19. OLD ENGLISH Old English Game SINGLE COMB CLEAN LEGGED Anconas Andalusians Australorps Campines Catalanas Delawares Dorkings Dutch Frizzles Hollands Japanese Javas Jersey Giants Lakenvelders Lamonas Leghorns Minorcas Naked Necks New Hampshires Orpingtons Phoenix Plymouth Rock Rhode Island Reds Spanish Sussex Welsummers Nankins Seramas ROSE COMB CLEAN LEGGED Antwerp Belgians (D’anvers) Anconas Dominiques Dorkings Hamburgs Leghorns Minorcas Redcaps Rhode Island Reds Rhode Island Whites Rosecombs Seabright Wyandotte

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BANTAM BREEDS - 9000 SERIES

DIVISION 9301 9302 9303 9304 9305 9306 9307 9308 9309 9310 9311 9312 9313 9314 9315 9316 9317 9318 9319 9320 9321 9322 9323 9324 9325 9326 9327 9328

DIVISION 9201

ALL OTHER COMBS CLEAN LEGGED Ameraucana Araucana Buckeye Chanteclers Cornish Crevecoeurs Cubalayas Houdans La Fleche Malays Polish Shamos Sicilian Buttercups Sumatras Yokohamas

DIVISION 9501 9502 9503 9504 9505 9506 9507 9508 9509 9510 9511 9512 9513 9514 9515

FEATHER LEGGED Belgian d”Uccle Booted Brahmas Cochin Favorelles Frizzles Langshans Silkies Sultans

DIVISION 9601 9602 9603 9604 9605 9606 9607 9608 9609 DIVISION 9401 9402 9403 9404 9405 9406 9407 9408 9409 9410 9411 9412 9413

AMERICAN Buckeyes Chanteclers Delawares Dominique’s Hollands Javas Jersey Giants Lamonas New Hampshire Plymouth Rock Rhode Island Red Rhode Island Whites Wyandotte’s CONTINENTAL Barnevelders Campines Crevecoeurs Faverolles Hamburgs Houdans La Fleche Lakenvelders Polish Welsummers Marans ASIATIC Brahmas Cochins Langshams

DIVISION 8101 8102 8103 8104 8105 8106 8107 8108 8109 8110 8111 8112 8113 DIVISION 8401 8402 8403 8404 8405 8406 8407 8408 8409 8410 8411 DIVISION 8201 8202 8203

ENGLISH Australorps Cornish Dorkings rpington’s Redcaps Sussex

DIVISION 8301 8302 8303 8304 8305 8306

MEDITERRANEAN Ancona Andalusians Catalanas Leghorns Minorcas Sicilian Buttercups Spanish

ALL OTHER BREEDS Ameraucanas Araucanas Aseels Cubalayas Frizzles Malays Naked Necks Old English Phoenix Shamos Sultans Sumatras Yolohamas Production Egg Production Meat Other

DIVISION 8501 8502 8503 8504 8505 8506 8507

DIVISION 8601 8602 8603 8604 8605 8606 8608 8609 8610 8611 8612 8613 8614 8616 8617 8615


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Age Categories (As of First Day of the Fair - Tuesday) Adult (19 and older) • Junior (13 – 18) • Youth (12 and younger) RULES:

1. All articles must have been made in Polk County by the exhibitor and not previously entered in the Polk County Fair. Articles must be made, or finished, since the past fair. Each exhibitor may have up to two exhibits in each class but only one will be udged. NFJ (Not for udging) will be written on the registration form, and on the entry card. All items must be clean and smoke-free to be entered. 2. All entries, E CEP Baked Goods Candies and Fresh Cut Flowers , and Farm Garden Crops , must be entered on uesday from 1 00 00 p.m. Baked goods, candies and fresh cut flowers must be entered between 30 a.m. and 10 00 a.m. on Wednesday. Farm garden crops can be entered either day. No late entries will be accepted. 3. Judging begins at 1 00 p.m. on Wednesday. 4. For premiums to be awarded all exhibits must remain in place until Sunday at 1 00 p.m. Any exhibit not picked up by 3 00 p.m. on Sunday becomes the property of the Polk County Fair Board. 5. Each exhibitor must register at the registration desk in the Education Building to obtain a registration form and exhibitor number. his number will be used for registration of all items entered in the Education Building. 6. No exhibitor will be awarded more than one premium on entries in any one class number. Names will be covered on entry tags on exhibits during udging. . Where there is no competition, articles will be awarded first, second, third, or no premium according to the merits of the article. Best of Show and participation ribbons will be awarded as merited. 8. Entry tag stubs must be shown in order to pick up your entry on Sunday. 9. If the rules are not obeyed, prizes and premium money will be forfeited.

REGISTRATION 1. he registration desks will be located at the entry to the Education Building. Everyone must secure an Individual egistration form and entry number before proceeding to the individual departments. 2. Next, take your entries to the proper departments. 3. Before leaving the Education Building, please turn in your Individual egistration form so your entry can be entered in the computer and udged. 4. All entries must stay in the building until Sunday at 1 00P . 5. All entries must be picked up on Sunday from 1 00 P 3 00P . If you cannot pick it up at this time, please have someone pick it up for you. Baked goods and cut flowers are thrown out, so you do not have to pick them up. ibbons and checks will also be given out at this time.

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DEPARTMENT 20 – AGRICULTURE MECHANICS EXHIBIT

DEPARTMENT 21 – FORESTRY

DAYTON HOLMAN – SUPERINTENDENT

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RULES: 1. Articles exhibited must have been constructed by FFA/4H members either as a part of their Agriculture Mechanics instruction or as part of their Supervised Agricultural Experience program. Exhibitors cannot enter as both FFA and 4-H members. Adults may also enter. 2. Entries will be udged on the basis of workmanship, finish, design, strength, and usefulness. 3. An article can be shown only once at the Polk County Fair, but does not have to be constructed during the year it is exhibited. Articles can be shown twice only if they have been reconditioned. 4. All articles must be painted or properly preserved. In the case of used projects, they must be clean and in presentable condition. 5. Entries may be individual projects or chapter/club projects. 6. Exhibits must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 pm on Tuesday. DIVISION 100 - ADULT DIVISION 200 - JUNIOR DIVISION 300 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER DIVISION 400 - GROUP CLASS

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1. Trailers 2. Tractor Implements 3. Tools 4. Livestock Equipment 5. Automotive odifications 6. Forestry and Wildlife 7. Home or Farm Improvement 8. Shop Improvement 9. Reconditioned Equipment 10. Arts and Crafts 11. Miscellaneous

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DEPARTMENT 21 – FORESTRY

U.S. FOREST SERVICE – SHARON HOSE, SUPERINTENDENT RULES: 1. Each article must be exhibited in only one class or exhibit. Two exhibits may be shown by each exhibitor in each class; however, only one will be judged. 3. All articles must have been made since the last fair. 4. Check-in time is from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday. 5. Check-out time is 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. 6. For more information, contact Sharon Hose at the ena anger District ffice, U.S. Forest Service at 479-394-2382. DIVISION 101 - ADULT DIVISION 201 - JUNIOR DIVISION 301 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER DIVISION 401 - GROUP CLASS

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Baskets and Wreaths Posters - Plant ree Identification Posters - Fire Prevention Posters - Conservation of Live Natural Resources Posters - Soil, Water & Air Conservation Posters - Recycling

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7. Made from Recycled Items - Toys and Games 8. Made from Recycled Items – Useful 9. Made from Recycled Items – Decorative 10. Wood Products - Wildlife Habitat Houses 11. Wood Products - Feeders 12. Wood Products - Toys and Games 13. Wood Products – Furniture 14. Wood Products - Useful 15. Wood Products – Decorative 16. Wood – Relief Carving 17. Wood – Utility Carving 18. Wood – Table Décor 19. Wood – Toys 20. Wood – Bird House (decorative) 21. Wood – Bird House (utilitarian) 22. Wood burning article 23. Clocks 24. Made From Native Materials 25. Furniture 26. Insect Collection (preserved insects – no live ones) 27. Miscellaneous

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DEPARTMENT 22 – FARM CROPS DEEDEE ALSTON – SUPERINTENDENT

RULES: 1. All products exhibited must have been produced in Polk County by the exhibitor. 2. All exhibits must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday or 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday. 3. Exhibits cannot be removed before 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. All exhibits must be removed by 3:00 p.m. Sunday. 4. This department is open to exhibitors of all ages. 5. Any produce that starts to rot will be disposed of. DIVISION 102 - ADULT DIVISION 202 - JUNIOR DIVISION 302 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER DIVISION 402 - GROUP CLASS

1. White or Yellow Corn (3 ears, any variety) 2. Field Corn (3 ears, any variety) 3. Peanuts (1 quart, any variety) 4. Pumpkin 5. Biggest Pumpkin 6. Watermelon 7. Biggest Watermelon 8. Honey 9. Honey, with comb 10. One dozen eggs 11. Other

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DEPARTMENT 23 – FRUIT & VEGETABLE CROPS DEEDEE ALSTON - SUPERINTENDENT

RULES: 1. All products exhibited must have been produced in Polk County by the exhibitor. 2. All exhibits must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday or 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday. 3. Exhibits cannot be removed before 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. All exhibits must be removed by 3:00 p.m. Sunday. 4. This department is open to exhibitors of all ages. 5. Any produce that starts to rot will be disposed of. DIVISION 103 - ADULT DIVISION 203 - JUNIOR DIVISION 303 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER DIVISION 403 - GROUP CLASS 1. Apples, any red variety (3) 2. Apples, any yellow variety (3) 3. Pears, any variety (3) 4. Green Beans (12 pods) 5. Field Peas, Green (12 pods) 6. Tomato, red variety (3) 7. Tomato, salad (5) 8. Tomato, yellow variety (3) 9. Tomatillo (3) 10. Peppers, Banana (3) 11. Peppers, Green Bell (3) 12. Peppers, Yellow Bell (3) 13. Peppers, Hot (5) 14. Peppers, Ornamental (3) 15. Peppers, Sweet (3) 16. Squash (2), yellow variety 17. Squash (2) butternut variety 18. Squash (2) acorn varieties 19. Squash (2) All other varieties 20. Egg Plant (2) 21. Carrots (6) 22. Okra (6) 23. Lima Beans (12) 24. Cucumbers (3) 25. Cantaloupes (1) 26. Irish Potatoes (1 peck) 27. Sweet Potatoes (1 peck) 28. Onion, red (3) 29. Onion, yellow (3) 30. Onion, white (3) 31. Sunflower (1) 32. Blueberries (1 cup) 33. Gourd (1) 34. Muscadines (1 cup) 35. Zucchini 36. Other

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DEPARTMENT 100– EDUCATIONAL EXHIBITS DIVISION 401

RULES: 1. Space, as long as available, will be provided for each of the five classes. Each entry will have one-half of an 6’ table for their display. Please notify the superintendent by the Friday before the fair, so that a space can be reserved. 2. No article entered in the exhibits will be allowed to compete in any other division or as a separate entry. 3. Entries will be accepted on Tuesday from 1:00-7:00 PM. All exhibits must be installed and ready for exhibition by Tuesday at 7:00, and remain in place until 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. 4. Awards will be as follows: $7.00 participation to all entries; Champion award of $10.00 to overall winner of department. 5. If there is no competition, the judges may reserve the right to use their own discretion as to whether the exhibit is worthy of a ribbon. The following scorecard will be used in judging exhibits. 6. Ribbons - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places, Best of Department and Participation. 7. Exhibits must be removed between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday or awards will be withheld. CLASS 1 - EHC CLASS 2 - 4-H CLASS 3 - FCCLA CLASS 4 - FFA CLASS 5 - OTHER YOUTH GROUPS

EDUCATIONAL EXHIBITS SCORECARD

THIS SCORECARD FOR JUDGING EDUCATIONAL EXHIBITS WAS ADOPTED FOR USE IN AR IN 1994. COMPONENT Appropriateness of Theme • Educational and/or Promotional Message • Timely, Important, Practical • Message Suited for the Viewing Audience Presentation • Attracts Attention (Light, Motion, Sound, Color, Size, etc.) Title of Exhibit • Appropriate Placement Design • Good Use of Color, Center of Interest, Unity and Movement, Contrast, Balance, Proportion & Scale Printed Visuals • Appropriate Size, Appropriate Placement, Neat and Easy to Read Effectiveness • Message Accurate, Concise and Simple. Only one subject covered, unnecessary material eliminated. Educational or Promotional Effectiveness • Increases Knowledge/Changes • Attitude/Creates a Desire for Involvement PERFECT SCORE:

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DEPARTMENT 101 - FOOD PRESERVATION

JOYCE BUTLER – SUPERINTENDENT – ADULT LINDA JOHNSON – SUPERINTENDENT – JUNIOR & YOUTH RULES: 1. Vegetables must be young and tender, free from strings, fiber, large stems, cores and starchiness. Pieces should be of the same size and shape and should hold their shape and not appear mushy, Do not use split beans or peas. Products should have an even color throughout. 2. Fruit should be firm yet tender. he edge of the fruit should be smooth. It should be free from dark places, peel pieces, seed or sediment of any kind. Pieces should be the same size and shape, and product should be free from mushiness or fruit pulp. The shingle pack is optional for peaches, pears, and apples. 3. Headspace – for jams, jellies, juices, and fruit purees, one-fourth inch; for fruits, pickles, and tomatoes, onehalf inch; and for vegetables, meats, or other pressure canned foods one inch to one and one-fourth inch. Liquid should be clear and over the product. There should be no sediment in the bottom of the jar. Use clear, clean jars and rust-free lids. Bands should be left on jars. 4. Judges will use the “USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning”. These can be obtained from the Extension Service ffice at 211 DeQueen Street. nly blue ribbon winners will be considered for Ball and err awards. 5. Canned products must be canned in clear, standard (half-pint, pint or quart) jars in good condition with new, two piece canning lids (flat lid and band). (Note: 12-ounce jars are allowed if they were canned using the pint – 16 ounce – guidelines.) 6. Exhibits must have been canned by exhibitor since the last fair. 7. All exhibits must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 pm on Tuesday. VEGETABLES – Section 2 (CONTINUED)

FRUITS – Section 1 DIVISION 104 – ADULT DIVISION 204 – JUNIORS DIVISION 304 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS

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Class 1- Apples, sections Class 2- Applesauce Class 3- Berries (black, blue or any young berries) Class 4- Cherries Class 5- Fruit Juices – Apple Class 6- Fruit Juices – Berry Class 7- Fruit Juices – Grape Class 8- Fruit Juices – Plum Class 9- Peaches Class 10- Pears Class 11- Pie Filling Class 12- Plums Class 13- Miscellaneous Class 14-No Added Sugar, Any Fruit

CLASS Class 1- Beans, Lima Class 2- Beans, Green Class 3- Beets Class 4- Corn,cream style(pint) Class 5- Corn, whole kernel Class 6- English Peas Class 7- Field Peas Class 8- Okra Class 9- Pinto Beans Class 10- Sauerkraut Class 11- Soup Mix Class 12- Spinach or other greens

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POINTS 1st 2nd 3rd CLASS 1 3 Class 1-Blackberry 2 1 3 Class 2-Cherry 2 1 3 Class 3-Figs 2 1 3 Class 4-Muscadine 2 1 3 Class 5-Peach 2 1 3 Class 6-Pear 2 1 3 Class 7-Plum 2 1 3 Class 8-Strawberry 2 1 3 Class 9-Tomato 2 1 3 Class 10-Watermelon 2 1 3 Class 11-Miscellaneous 2 1 3 Class 12-No Added Sugar, Any Fruit 2 JELLIES – Section 4 POINTS DIVISION 107 – ADULT 1st 2nd 3rd DIVISION 207 – JUNIOR 1 DIVISION 307 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER 2 3 1 2 3 POINTS 1 2 3 1st 2nd 3rd CLASS 1 2 3 1 3 Class 1-Apple 2 1 2 3 1 3 Class 2-Blackberry 2 1 2 3 1 3 Class 3-Blueberry 2 1 2 3 1 3 Class 4-Cherries 2 1 2 3 1 3 Class 5-Crabapple 2 1 2 3 1 3 Class 6-Dewberry 2 1 2 3 1 3 Class 7-Elderberry 2 1 2 3 1 2 3 CONTINUED ON PAGE 27

PREMIUM FOOD PRESERVATION

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DEPARTMENT 101 - FOOD PRESERVATION CONTINUED FROM PAGE 26

PICKLES & RELISHES – Section 8

JELLIES – Section 4 (CONTINUED)

DIVISION 111 – ADULT DIVISION 211 – JUNIORS DIVISION 311 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER

DIVISION 107 – ADULT DIVISION 207 – JUNIOR DIVISION 307 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS

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1 Class 1-Beet Pickles 3 2 1 Class 2-Bread and Butter Pickles 3 2 1 Class 3-Fruit Pickles – Peach 3 2 1 Class 4-Fruit Pickles – Pear 3 2 1 Class 5-Mixed Pickles 3 2 1 Class 6-Peppers 3 2 1 Class 7-Relishes – Chow-Chow 3 2 1 Class 8-Relishes – Pepper 3 2 1 Class 9-Relishes – Pickle or 3 2 JAMS – Section 5 Cucumber DIVISION 108 – ADULT 1 Class 10-Relishes – Green Tomato 3 2 DIVISION 208 – JUNIORS 1 Class 11-Sweet Cucumber Pickles 3 2 DIVISION 308 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER 1 Class 12-Sour or Dill Cucumber 3 2 POINTS Pickles 1st 2nd 3rd CLASS 1 Class 13-Vegetable Pickles – Okra 3 2 1 Class 14-Vegetable Pickles – 3 Class 1-Blackberry 2 1 3 2 1 3 Class 2-Blueberry 2 Squash 1 Class 15- Miscellaneous 3 Class 3-Elderberry 2 1 3 2 1 3 Class 4-Grape 2 SAUCES & CHUTNEYS – Section 9 1 3 Class 5-Muscadine 2 1 DIVISION 112 – ADULT 3 Class 6-Peach 2 1 DIVISION 212 – JUNIORS 3 Class 7-Plum 2 1 DIVISION 312 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER 3 Class 8-Raspberry 2 1 3 Class 9-Strawberry 2 POINTS 1st 2nd 3rd 1 CLASS 3 Class 10-Miscellaneous 2 1 Class 1-Barbecue Sauce 3 Class 11-Pepper Jam 2 1 3 2 1 Class 2-Chili Sauce 3 Class 12-No Added Sugar, Any Fruit 2 1 3 2 1 3 Class 3-Hot Sauce 2 BUTTERS – Section 6 1 3 Class 4-Spaghetti Sauce 2 DIVISION 109 – ADULT 1 3 Class 5-Tomato Catsup 2 DIVISION 209 – JUNIOR 1 3 Class 6-Tomato Sauce 2 DIVISION 309 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER 1 3 Class 7-Picante Sauce 2 POINTS 1 3 Class 8-Salsa 2 1st 2nd 3rd CLASS 1 3 Class 9-Taco Sauce 2 1 3 Class 1-Apple 2 1 3 Class 10-Miscellaneous Sauce 2 1 3 Class 2-Peach 2 1 3 Class 11-Miscellaneous Chutney 2 1 3 Class 3-Plum 2 DRIED FOODS – Section 10 1 3 Class 4-Miscellaneous 2 Dried foods do 1 DIVISION 113 – ADULT 3 Class 5-No Added Sugar, Any Fruit 2 not have to be DIVISION 213 – JUNIORS MEATS – Section 7 heat sealed. DIVISION 313 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER DIVISION 110 – ADULT POINTS DIVISION 210 – JUNIORS 1st 2nd 3rd CLASS DIVISION 310 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER 1 3 Class 1- Fruit - Apples 2 POINTS 1 3 Class 2 - Fruit – Peaches 2 1st 2nd 3rd CLASS 1 3 Class 3 - Fruit - Other 2 1 3 Class 1-Beef 2 1 3 Class 4- Herbs – Parsley 2 1 3 Class 2-Chicken 2 1 3 Class 5 - Herbs - Basil 2 1 3 Class 3-Pork 2 1 3 Class 6 - Herbs - Other 2 1 3 Class 4-Miscellaneous 2 1 3 Class 7- Vegetables – Onions 2 1 3 Class 8 - Vegetables – Peppers 2 1 3 Class 9 - Vegetables - Tomatoes 2 1 3 Class 10 - Vegetables – Others 2 1 3 Class 11 - Meats 2 Class 8-Grape Class 9-Muscadine Class 10-Peach Class 11-Pepper Class 12-Plum Class 13-Raspberry Class 14-Miscellaneous Class 15-No Added Sugar, Any Fruit

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DEPARTMENT 102 - BAKED GOODS & CANDIES BRANDILYN BINGHAM– SUPERINTENDENT

RULES: 1. All products must be enclosed in re-closeable plastic food bags and should be displayed on a HARD disposable plate. 2. All exhibits must be entered between 7:30 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday. 3. NO custard or cream products can be accepted. 4. NO foods that require refrigeration can be accepted. 5. Products may be prepared from packaged mixes if desired. Container size not to exceed 9” x 13” (may be ¼ cake)

CLASS Class 1-Angel Food Class 2-Cake Balls Class 3-Chocolate Class 4-Cupcakes (4) Class 5- Cupcakes (4) (only decoration judged) Class 6-Decorated Cake (only decoration judged) Class 7-Diabetic Class 8-Fruitcake Class 9-Layer (iced) Class 10-Pound Class 11-Gluten Free (any type cake) Class 12-Miscellaneous

COOKIES (plate of 4) – Section 2 DIVISION 118 – ADULT DIVISION 218 – JUNIOR DIVISION 318 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER

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CLASS 1st 3 Class 1-Bar 3 Class 2-Brownies 3 Class 3-Chocolate Chip 3 Class 4-Diabetic 3 Class 5-Energy Bar or Cookie 3 Class 6-Fruit 3 Class 7-Oatmeal 3 Class 8-Peanut Butter 3 Class 9-Sugar 3 Class 10-Gluten Free (any type cookie) 3 Class 11-Miscellaneous BREADS (YEAST) – Section 3 DIVISION 119 – ADULT DIVISION 219 – JUNIOR DIVISION 319 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS Class 1-Biscuits (4) Class 2-Coffee Cake Class 3-Loaf Bread, White (full, half loaf, or mini loaf) Class 4-Loaf Bread, Wheat (full, half loaf, or mini loaf) Class 5-Loaf Bread, Miscellaneous (full, half loaf, or mini) Class 6-Rolls, Cinnamon (4) Class 7-Rolls, Light (4) Class 8-Rolls, Whole Wheat (4) Class 9-Rolls, Miscellaneous (4) Class 10-Sourdough Class 11-Gluten Free

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CLASS Class 1-Cobbler Class 2-Fried Pies (Hand Pies) Class 3-Fruit Class 4-Nut Class 5-Tart Class 6-Gluten Free Class 7-Miscellaneous

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CAKES - Section 1

DIVISION 117 –ADULT DIVISION 217 – JUNIOR DIVISION 317 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER

DEPARTMENT 102 - BAKED GOODS & CANDIES

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Class 1-Biscuits (4) Class 2-Coffee Cake Class 3-Cornbread Class 4-Fruit, Nut or Vegetable Bread Class 5- uffins, Corn (4) Class 6- uffins, ther (4) Class 7-Gluten Free Class 8-Miscellaneous CANDY (4 pieces) – Section 5 DIVISION 121 – ADULT DIVISION 221 – JUNIOR DIVISION 321 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER

PIES – Section 6 DIVISION 122 – ADULT DIVISION 222 – JUNIOR DIVISION 322 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER 3rd 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

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DEPARTMENT 103 – CLOTHING & SEWING LINDA CRAIG - SUPERINTENDENT

RULES: 1. All entries must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 on Tuesday. 2. Entries must have been completed since the last fair. 3. Entries must be clean & smoke free DIVISION 126 – ADULT DIVISION 226 – JUNIOR DIVISION 326 – YOUTH CLASS Class 1 – Accessories (cosmetic bags, purses, etc.) Class 2 - Aprons Class 3 - Art to Wear Class 4 – Beachwear

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DEPARTMENT 104 – NEEDLE CRAFTS – ADULT

DEPARTMENT 103 – CLOTHING & SEWING

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CLASS Class 5 – Bibs (Adult or baby) Class 6 - Blouse Class 7 - Bridal Wear Class 8 - Clothing for Children Class 9 - Clothing for Men Class 10 - Coat, Lined Class 11 - Coat, Unlined Class 12 - Costume Class 13 - Dress Class 14 - Ensemble, 2 piece Class 15 - Hats & Head Gear Class 16 - Jacket, Lined Class 17 - Jacket, Unlined Class 18 - Party Wear Class 19 - Shorts utfit 2 piece Class 20 - Skirt Class 21 - Slacks Class 22 - Sleep Wear Class 23 - Sports Wear Class 24 - Suit Class 25 – Sweatshirt Class 26 – Tote Bags (not quilted) Class 27 - Vest Class 28 - Western Wear Class 29 - Miscellaneous

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DEPARTMENT 104 – NEEDLE CRAFTS – ADULT

ROSE MCLAIN & REBECCA ROMINE-CO -SUPERINTENDENTS RULES: 1. All entries must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 on Tuesday. 2. Entries must have been completed since the last fair. 3. Entries must be clean & smoke free

DIVISION 129

CROCHET - Section 1

CLASS

Class 1 - Bedspread Class 2 - Cape, Shawl, Stole Class 3 - Collar – Hat Class 4 – Dish Cloth Class 5 – Doily or Runner Class 6 - Doll utfits thread Class Doll utfits - yarn Class 8 - Edgings Class 9 – Filet Crochet Class 10 - Infant Items (cap, jacket, booties) Class 11 – Infant Booties Class 12 - Pillow Class 13 – Potholder Class 14 – Scarf Class 15 – Socks, Slippers Class 16 – Sweater, Dress - Adult Class 17 – Sweater, Dress - Child Class 18 - Tablecloth Class 19 – Toy Class 20 – Christmas Item Class 21 - Other Holiday Item Class 22 - Miscellaneous

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DIVISION 130

KNITTING – Section 2

CLASS

Class 1 – Cap, Hat Class 2 - Cape, Shawl, Stole Class 3 – Dish Cloth Class 4 - Edging Class 5 - Infant Items (cap, jacket) Class 6 – Infant Booties Class 7 - Mittens Class 8 – Pillow Class 9 – Pot Holder Class 10 – Scarf Class 11 – Socks, Slippers Class 12 – Sweater, Dress - Adult Class 13 – Sweater, Dress - Child Class 14 – Christmas Item Class 15 – Other Holiday Item Class 16 - Miscellaneous

DIVISION 131

EMBROIDERY – Section 3

CLASS

Class 1 - Blackwork Class 2 - Breakfast, Luncheon, Dresser Runner Class 3 - Counted Cross Stitch – Sm (up to 8” x 10”) Class 4 - Counted Cross Stitch – Med (up to 16”x 20”) Class 5 - Counted Cross Stitch - Lg (16” x 20” and up) Class 6 – Crewel Class 7 – Embroidery Class 8 - Hardanger Class 9 – Machine Embroidery Class 10 – Napkins, Placemats Class 11 – Needlepoint Class 12 – Pillow Cases (set of 2) or Pillow Class 13 – Ribbon Embroidery Class 14 - Stamped Cross Stitch – Sm (up to 8” x 10”) Class 15 – Stamped Cross Stitch – Med (up to 16”x 20”) Class 16 – Stamped Cross Stitch - Lg (16” x 20” and up) Class 17 - Tatting Class 18 – Tablecloth Class 19 – Swedish Weaving Class 20 – Christmas Item Class 21 – Other Holiday Item Class 22 – Miscellaneous Class 23 – Techniques not listed RUGS – Section 4

DIVISION 132 CLASS

Class 1 - Braided Class 2 - Crochet Rag Class 3 - Crochet Yarn Class 4 - Latch Hook Class 5 - Miscellaneous

DIVISION 133

AFGHANS – Section 5

CLASS

Class 1 - Afghan Stitch Class 2 – Other Crochet Stitch Class 3 - Baby Class 4 – Knitted Class 5 – Combined Afghan & Other

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DEPARTMENT 105 – HOUSEHOLD ARTS & CRAFTS - ADULT

DEPARTMENT 105 – HOUSEHOLD ARTS & CRAFTS - ADULT

SHARON HOSE - SUPERINTENDENT

CONTINUED FROM LEFT COLUMN

RULES: 1. Entries must be clean & smoke free 2. Entries must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 pm on Tuesday.

DIVISION 136

MISCELLANEOUS CRAFTS – Section 1

CLASS

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CHRISTMAS CRAFTS – Section 2

CLASS

Class 1-Door or Wall Decorations Class 2-Figures Class 3-Pillow Linens Class 4-Stockings Class 5-Table or Mantle Decor Class 6-Tree Ornaments Class 7-Tree Skirts Class 8-Wreaths Class 9-Miscellaneous

TOYS, PLAYTHINGS, & DOLLS – Section 3

CLASS

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Class 1 – Adult Coloring Page Class 2 – Apron Class 3 – Basket – purchased – lined or decorated Class 4 – Basket Weaving Class 5 –Bib – Adult or Baby Class 6 – Casserole Tote/Bun Warmer Class 7 – Ceramic or Porcelain Figures Class 8 – Decorated Box or Utensil Class 9 – Decoupage Class 10 – Doll Costume Class 11 – Etched Glass Class 12 – Flower Arrangement – Silk or Dried Class 13 – Glass Painting Class 14 – Gourd Art Class 15 – Hand Beadwork Class 16 – Handmade Candle Class 17 – Hat, Sunbonnet, or Cap Class 18 – Homespun Yarn Class 19 – Jewelry Class 20 - Leathercraft Class 21 – Lotions & Potions – scrubs, soap, lotion, lip balm Class 22 – Paper Craft Class 23 – Pillow Class 24 – Pin Cushion Class 25 – Placemats (set of 4) Class 26 – Plastic Canvas Class 27 – Polymer Clay Items Class 28 – Potholder Class 29 – Purse Class 30 – Rubber Stamp Item Class 31 – Scrapbooking (1 page only) Class 32 – Stained Glass Class 33 – Sun Catcher/Dream Catcher Class 34 – Sweatshirt (decorated) Class 35 – Tote Bag/Diaper Bag Class 36 – Towels – hand, guest, tea Class 37 – T-Shirt (decorated) Class 38 – Weaving, hand Class 39 – Weaving, loom

DIVISION 137

DIVISION 138 Class Class Class Class Class Class Class

1 - Animals (stuffed) 2 -Bed Sitters 3 – Corn Shuck or Paper Twist Dolls 4 – Dolls (Handmade) 5 – Other Toys 6 – Sculptured Dolls 7 – Miscellaneous

DIVISION 139 CLASS

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HOME DÉCOR OTHER THAN CHRISTMAS – Section 4 POINTS 1st 2nd

Class 1 - All Occasion Wreaths Class 2 – Floor Figures Class 3 – Lawn or Garden Decoration Class 4 - Pillows Class 5 - Pillowcases Class 6 – Stuffed Figures Class 7 – Table Decor Class 8 – Table Linens, Runners, Toppers Class 9 - Wall or Door Hangings Class 10 - Miscellaneous

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DEPARTMENT 106 - ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES CARLA THOMAS - SUPERINTENDENT

RULES: 1.Entries must be clean & smoke free 2. Entries must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 on Tuesday.

DIVISION 143 - Adult

ARTS & CRAFTS

CLASS

Class 1-Painting – Any method or material Class 2-Drawing – Any method or material Class 3-Ceramics – Any material or design Class 4-Crafts – Any material or design Class 5-Woodworking – Any article made of wood Class 6-Fiber Any article made of fiber Class 7–Adult Coloring Page Class 8-Wild Card – Any item not listed above

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DEPARTMENT 107 - ARTS & CRAFTS JUNIOR AND YOUTH

DEPARTMENT 107 - ARTS & CRAFTS JUNIOR AND YOUTH

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OTHER HOUSEHOLD ARTS & CRAFTS – Section 3

JANE BUTTERMILK-SUPERINTENDENT

RULES FOR YOUTH CRAFT EXHIBITS: 1. All articles must have been made by the exhibitor since the last Polk County Fair. 2. All articles must be CLEAN and SMOKE FREE. 3. Exhibitor may enter more than one entry per class, but only ONE entry will be judged. 4. All articles consisting of more than one piece should be well-secured. 5. All entries must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 pm on Tuesday. ARTS & CRAFTS - Section 1 (items that do not qualify for entry in Art Exhibits) DIVISION 244 – JUNIOR DIVISION 344 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS Class 1-Ceramics and Pottery Class 2-Made from clay-type products & plaster of Paris Class 3-Polymer Clay Class 4-Origami Class 5- Painted Rocks Class 6-Paintings & Drawings Class 7-Completed Coloring Sheet Class 8-Posters Class 9-Three Dimensional Class 10-Mixed Media

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NEEDLE ARTS & CRAFTS – Section 2 DIVISION 245 – JUNIOR DIVISION 345 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS Class 1-Crochet/Knit Class 2-Embroidery (all types) Class 3-Pillowcases Class 4-Beaded Articles Class 5-Quilting Class 6-Sewing

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DIVISION 246 – JUNIOR DIVISION 346 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS

Class 1 - Jewelry Class 2 –Embellished Clothing Class 3 – Household Articles(pillows, linens, potholders,) Class 4 – Decorated Picture Frame Class 5 – Stuffed Toys Class 6 – Wall Hangings/Door Décor Class 7 – Shell Art Class 8 – Button Art Class 9 – String art Class 10 – Painted Wind Chimes Class 11 – Yard Art Class 12 – Birdhouses Class 13 Christmas Décor Class 14 – Other Holiday Décor Class 15 – Macramé Class 16 – Loom Weaving Class 17 – Other Home Decor

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Class 1 – Modeling - Original Class 2 – Modeling – Kit Class 3 – Modeling - LEGO Class 4 – Poetry Class 5 - Woodcraft Class 6 – Items make with popsicle sticks or clothes pin Class 7 – Rubber Band Art Class 8 - Keychain Class 9 – Miscellaneous


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DEPARTMENT 108 - QUILTS

DEPARTMENT 109 - ART EXHIBITS

KATHY HAGLER - SUPERINTENDENT RULES FOR QUILTS & AFGHANS: 1. All items must have been completed since the last fair. 2. All items must be quilted: stitched or tied, with a layer of batting between two layers of fabric. 3. All entries must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 pm on Tuesday. 4. All items must be clean and smoke-free to be entered.

DIVISION 151

BED QUILTS – Section 1

CLASS

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Class 1-Hand appliquéd, hand quilted Class 2-Hand appliquéd, quilted by other Class 3-Machine appliquéd, hand quilted Class 4-Machine appliquéd, machine quilted Class 5-Hand pieced, hand quilted Class 6-Hand pieced, quilted by other Class 7-Hand pieced, tied Class 8-Machine pieced, hand quilted Class 9-Machine pieced, machine quilted Class 10-Machine pieced, quilted by other Class 11-Machine pieced, tied Class 12- Hand embroidered, hand quilted Class 13-Hand embroidered, machine quilted Class 14-Machine embroidered Class 15-Whole cloth quilt, hand quilted Class 16-Whole cloth quilt, machine quilted Class 17-Crazy quilt with hand embroidery Class 18-Mixed technique Class 19-Group Quilt Class 20-First Quilt Class 21-Other

DIVISION 152

6 5 6 5 6 5 4 6 5 4 3 6 5 4 6 5 6 6 4 5 4 OTHER QUILTED ITEMS – Section 2

CLASS

Class 1-Wall Quilt, pieced Class 2-Wall Quilt, appliquéd Class 3-Wall Quilt, combination of techniques Class 4-Lap Quilts Class 5-Baby Quilts Class 6-Household Item (placemat, tablecloth, etc.) Class 7-Clothing Class 8-Quilted totes, bags and purses Class 8-Miscellaneous – Any quilted item not listed

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LORRAINE TIMMERMAN-SUPERINTENDENT – ADULT PEGGY YOUNG – CO-SUPERINTENDENT - JUNIOR & YOUTH RULES: 1. All exhibits must have been completed since the last fair. 2. All exhibits must be mounted, matted or framed and wired for hanging – NO saw tooth hangers. Framing and glass are optional. 3. No exhibit may be larger than 36” x 27”. 4. Exhibitor may enter more than one entry per class, but only one entry will be judged; exhibitor must designate which entry will be judged. 5. Exhibit must be appropriate for viewing by all age audiences. 6. All entries must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 on Tuesday. 7. Entries must be clean and smoke free. PAINTING – Section 1

DIVISION 157 – ADULT DIVISION 257 – JUNIOR DIVISION 357 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS

Acrylics Class 1 – Acrylics Animals Class 2 – Acrylics Landscapes and Architecture Class 3 – Acrylics Portraits Class 4 – Acrylics Still Life and Floral Class 5 – Acrylics Other Oil Class 6 – Oil Animals Class 7 – Oil Landscapes and Architecture Class 8 – Oil Portraits Class 9 – Oil Still Life and Floral Class 10 – Oil Other

Pastels (oil or non-oil base) Class 11 – Pastels Animals Class 12 – Pastels Landscapes and Architecture Class 13 – Pastels Portraits Class 14 – Pastels Still Life and Floral Class 15 – Pastels Other

Watercolor Class 16 – Watercolor Animals Class 17 – Watercolor Landscapes and Architecture Class 18 – Watercolor Portraits Class 19 – Watercolor Still Life and Floral Class 20 – Watercolor Other

CONTINUED ON PAGE 36

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DRAWING – Section 2

DIVISION 158 - ADULT DIVISION 258 – JUNIOR DIVISION 358 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS

Graphite (pencil or charcoal) Class 1 – Graphite Animals Class 2 – Graphite Landscapes and Architecture Class 3 – Graphite Portraits Class 4 – Graphite Still Life and Floral Class 5 – Graphite Other

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Ink Class 6 – Ink Animals Class 7 – Ink Landscapes and Architecture Class 8 – Ink Portraits Class 9 – Ink Still Life and Floral Class 10 – Ink Other

Colored Pencils (prisma color and watercolor) Class 11 – Colored Pencils Animals Class 12 – Colored Pencils Landscapes and Architecture Class 13 – Colored Pencils Portraits Class 14 – Colored Pencils Still Life and Floral Class 15 – Colored Pencils Other THREE DIMENSIONAL – Section 3

DIVISION 159 - ADULT DIVISION 259 – JUNIOR DIVISION 359 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS

Class 1 –Clay Sculpture – In the Round Class 2 – Clay Sculpture – Ceramics Class 3 – Clay Pottery - Cast Class 4 – Clay Pottery – Hand Built or Thrown Class 5 - Plaster of Paris Sculpture – Cast Class 6 – Plaster of Paris Sculpture – Sculpted Class 7 – Paper-Mache Sculpture – Relief Class 8 – Paper-Mache Sculpture – In the Round Class 9 – Polymer Clay Sculpture Class 10 – Rock Art (Painted) Animals Class 11 – Rock Art (Painted) Flowers Class 12 – Rock Art (Painted) Houses Class 13 – Rock Art (Painted) Fish Class 14 – Rock Art (Painted) - Other Class 15 - China Painting Class 16 – Collage Class 17 – String Art Class 18 - Other PRINT MAKING – Section 4

DIVISION 160 - ADULT DIVISION 260 – JUNIOR DIVISION 360 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS Class 1 – Intaglio Class 2 – Relief Class 3 – Serigraph Class 4 – Lithography Class 5 - Computer Art

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DEPARTMENT 110 - PHOTOGRAPHY (ADULT & YOUTH) RONDA LAMBERT-SUPERINTENDENT

RULES: 1. All exhibits must have been completed since the last fair. 2. It is required that all photographs be 8” by 10” and matted with an 11” by 14” mat with no frame. We have changed this rule to comply with Arkansas State Fair regulations. Photographs submitted will not be accepted with glass. Mats may be suppied by fair 3. Exhibitor may enter more than one entry per class, as space permits, but only one entry will be judged; exhibitor must designate which entry will be judged. 4. Exhibit must be appropriate for viewing by all age audiences. 5. All entries must be entered between 1:00 and 7:00 on Tuesday. 6. Entries must be clean & smoke free. COLOR – Section 1

DIVISION 164 – ADULT DIVISION 264 - JUNIOR DIVISION 364 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS Class 1 – Landscape Class 2 – Seascape Class 3 – Animals Class 4 – Portraits Class 5 - Still Life Class 6 – Flowers

CONTINUED ON PAGE 37

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DEPARTMENT 111 - HORTICULTURE

DEPARTMENT 110 - PHOTOGRAPHY (ADULT & YOUTH)

CONCLUDED FROM LEFT COLUMN

CONTINUED FROM PAGE 36

COLOR – Section 1 (CONTINUED) CLASS

Class 7 - Computer Photography Class 8 – Birds Class 9 Bugs Butterflies Class 10 – Professional Class 11 – Nature, other Class 12 – Miscellaneous BLACK & WHITE – Section 2

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DIVISION 165 - ADULT DIVISION 265 - JUNIOR DIVISION 365 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS

3 Class 1 – Landscape 3 Class 2 – Seascape 3 Class 3 – Animals 3 Class 4 – Portraits 3 Class 5 - Still Life 3 Class 6 – Flowers 3 Class 7 - Computer Photography 3 Class 8 – Birds 3 Class 9 Bugs Butterflies 3 Class 10 – Professional 3 Class 11 – Nature, other 3 Class 12 – Miscellaneous “CUTEST PET” Special Category – Section 3 DIVISION 166 - ADULT DIVISION 266 – JUNIOR DIVISION 366 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS

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DEPARTMENT 111 - HORTICULTURE

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FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS – Section 1

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MICKEY DAVIS & BETTY SMITH, CO–SUPERINTENDENTS – ADULT SHERRY HUMPHRIES, SUPERINTENDENT – JUNIOR & YOUTH ASSISTED BY THE POLK COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS Awards for Adult Horticulture

BEST IN SHOW: Master Gardener Commemorative Award BEST IN DEPARTMENT: 1 – Flower Arrangement 2 – Single Flower 3 – Potted Plant

$50 $20 $20 $20

Awards for Youth Horticulture BEST IN SHOW: Master Gardener Commemorative Award BEST IN DEPARTMENT: 1 – Flower Arrangement 2 – Single Flower 3 – Potted Plant

$20 $20 $20 $20

RULES FOR BOTH ADULT & YOUTH HORTICULTURE: 1. All flowers and vegetables must be grown and arranged by the exhibitors and must be disease and pest free. 2. All exhibits except Fresh Cut Flowers are entered from 1 00 00 p.m. on uesday with Fresh Cut Flowers being entered between 30 a.m. 10 00 a.m. on Wednesday. 3. Exhibitors must furnish containers. Attractive containers are desirable in Flower Arrangements as they are considered as part of the entry for judging purposes. 4. In Potted plants, classes , 8, 9, 15 22, both plant and container considered when judging. 5. nce a plant has been entered in the county fair, it cannot be entered again in subsequent years. 6. he Polk County Fair Board or volunteer workers are not responsible for broken containers. DIVISION 170 - ADULT DIVISION 270 – JUNIOR DIVISION 370 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS

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Class 1 - Dried Flower – larger than 12” Class 2 - Dried Flower - smaller than 12” Class 3 - Driftwood Class 4 - All Foliage Class 5 - Fruit and/or vegetable arrangement Class 6 - Marigolds Class 7 - Miniatures – smaller than 5”, Dried Class 8 - Miniatures – smaller than 5”, Fresh Class 9 - ixed Flowers larger than 12 Class 10 ixed Flowers smaller than 12 Class 11 – Roses Class 12 – Roses - Miniature Class 13 - Wildflowers larger than 12 Class 14 - Wildflowers smaller than 12 Class 15 - Zinnias Class 16 - Any other bouquet

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SINGLE FLOWERS – Section 2

DIVISION 171 - ADULT DIVISION 271 – JUNIOR DIVISION 371 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS Class 1 - Althea Class 2 - Begonia (1 stem) Class 3 - Cannas (1 stem) Class 4 – Chrysanthemum (1 stem) Class 5 – Cleome Class 6 Cockscomb Class 7 – Coleus (1 stem) Class 8 – Cosmos Class 9 – Crepe Myrtle (1 stem) Class 10 – Dahlia Class 11 – Daisy Class 12 - Dianthus - Pink (1 stem) Class 13 – Geranium

CONTINUED ON PAGE 38

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DEPARTMENT 111 - HORTICULTURE CONTINUED FROM PAGE 37

SINGLE FLOWERS – Section 2 (CONTINUED) CLASS Class 14 - Hibiscus Class 15 - Hydrangea Class 16 – Impatiens (1 stem) Class 17 - Lantana (1 stem) Class 18 – Lily (1 stem) Class 19 - French Marigold (5 per vase) Class 20 – Marigold – Large Gold Class 21 – Marigold – Large Orange Class 22 – Marigold - Large Yellow Class 23 - Obedient Plants (1 stem) Class 24 - Petunias Class 25 - Phlox (1 stem) Class 26 – Rose Cluster, single stem, any color Class 27 - Rose - Miniature Class 28 - Rose – Open Class 29 – Rosebud Class 30 – Rosebud, Miniature Class 31 - Sedum (1 stem) Class 32 Sunflower Class 33 - Verbena Class 34 – Vinca (1 stem) Class 35 - Zinnia - Giant Class 36 – Zinnia - Miniature Class 37 – Zinnia – Pom Pom Class 38 - Zinnia - Shag Class 39 – Zinnia – Single Petal Class 40 - Any other flower (1 stem)

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POTTED PLANTS – Section 3

DIVISION 172 - ADULT DIVISION 272 – JUNIOR DIVISION 372 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER CLASS

Class 1 - African Violet Class 2 - Begonia Class 3 - Bonsai Class 4 – Bromeliads Class 5 – Cactus Class 6 - Citrus Class 7 - Dish Garden Class 8 – Driftwood With Planting Class 9 - English Trough Garden Class 10 - Fern Class 11 - Flowering Plant – larger than 12” Class 12 - Flowering Plant – smaller than 12” Class 13 - Foliage Plant – larger than 12” Class 14 - Foliage Plant – smaller than 12” Class 15 – Garden Art with Planting Class 16 - Hanging Basket Class 17 - Herbs Class 18 - Ivy Class 19 - Mixed Planting – larger than 12” Class 20 – Mixed Planting – smaller than 12” Class 21 - Philodendrons Class 22 - Succulent Class 23 - Terrarium Class 24 – Tropical Class 25 – Any Other

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DEPARTMENT 112 - YOUTH AND SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ART EXHIBIT JOY BARNEY - SUPERINTENDENT DIVISION 376 – YOUTH 12 & UNDER RULES: 1. Stickers will be awarded to first, second and third place winners in each class. 2. Each elementary school, including special education classes, pre-schools, and home-schools are encouraged to prepare an exhibit which illustrates some area of work being done by their students. 3. All entries must be registered and installed with the superintendent on Tuesday, from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. 4. Judging is Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. 5. he teacher’s name, school, and grade should be in bold lettering on the top of the exhibit. Background paper of school color is optional. he child’s name should be placed in the lower right corner of their picture. 6. Each picture should be of regular paper size, and placed on a large sheet of paper, no longer than 8 feet long. . Every effort possible is made to hang each child’s work for viewing. In order to have room for all, each teacher is asked to submit only one piece of work per child. 8. Check-out time is 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sunday. All art work MUST be picked up at this time.

HIGH POINT INDIVIDUALS - ADULT, JUNIOR AND YOUTH DIVISIONS A RIBBON WILL BE AWARDED TO THE INDIVIDUALS WITH HIGH POINTS IN THE EDUCATION DIVISIONS.

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