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July 24-28, 2012 Mason County Fairgrounds Located on US-10 between Ludington and Scottville

www.masoncountyfairgrounds.com

231-843-8563


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NEW ATTRACTIONS FOR 2012 FAIR Tuesday, July 24th

ADMISSION $1.00 FIVE AND UNDER FREE

RIDES $1.00 EACH EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW — FREE

Time: 1:00 to 9:00 pm, West end of Community Center

FAMILY BUCK NIGHT

Beginning at 5:00 pm West Shore Bank employees will be handing out $1 bills to the first 500 children that come thru the gate

SCOTTVILLE CLOWN BAND — 6:00 pm — East end of Community Center TRACTOR AND TRUCK PULLS — 7:00 pm — Admission $10 (Grandstand) FIREWORKS — Admission FREE - 10:30 pm In front of grandstand — Rain date Sat., July 28th

Wednesday, July 25th EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW — FREE

EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW — FREE

12:00 to 8:00 pm, West end of Community Center

1:00 to 9:00 pm, West end of Community Center

Thursday, July 26th

Saturday, July 28th

CONSUMERS ENERGY DAY EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW — FREE

1:00 to 9:00 pm, West end of Community Center

SPECIAL KIDS DAY

12:00 to 2:00 pm Children who will be eligible for this special event will be by invitation only and provided ID badges

NORTHERN CHAMPION MULE PULL 2:00 to 4:00 pm, Free Admission, Grandstand

FREESTYLE SNOWMOBILE AND MOTORCYCLE DEMONSTRATION EVENT - 7:00 pm, Grandstand 2

Friday, July 27th

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EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW — FREE

12:00 to 8:00 pm, West end of Community Center


GRANDSTAND MIDWAY EVENTS 2012 Western Michigan Fair

Fair Entrance $2.00 a Person Five and under Free Entrance

Midway Opens Tuesday, July 24th through Saturday, July 28th Arnold Amusement

Tuesday – 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm $1.00 DAY - RIDES $1.00 EACH - ADMISSION $1.00 Five and under Free Entrance

Wednesday – 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm – wristband $15.00 Thursday / Friday – 3:00 - 11:00 pm wristband $17.00 or $15.00 w/$2 off coupon Saturday – 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm – wristband $17.00

Exotic Animals Show - West end of Community Center Tues., July 24th - 1:00 to 9:00 pm, Wed., July 25th - 12:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thurs., July 26th - 1:00 to 9:00 p.m., Fri., July 27th - 1:00 to 9:00 p.m., Sat., July 28th - 12:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Chainsaw Art Dates - Wed., July 25th, Thurs, July 26th, Fri., July 27th, Sat., July 28th Times - 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm - Saturday times - 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm _______________

Tuesday, July 24th EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW - FREE - 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm - West end of Community Center FAMILY BUCK NIGHT - Beginning at 5:00 pm West Shore Bank employees will be handing out $1 bills to the first 500 children that come thru the gate SCOTTVILLE CLOWN BAND - 6:00 pm at the East end of Community Center TRACTOR & TRUCK PULL - 7:00 pm - Admission $10.00 FIREWORKS - 10:30 pm - In front of grandstand - FREE (Rain out date: Sat., July 28th)

Wednesday, July 25th Family/Kids Day 12:00 - 5:00 pm – Kids Day Activities - 5:00 pm – Bike Drawing in Grandstand EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW - FREE - 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm - West end of Community Center Marek’s Music Makers - 6:00 pm - East end of Community Center Mason County’s 2012 Homemaker announced - 6:45 pm - East end of Community Center Demo Scramble & Figure 8 Racing - 7:00 pm Admission $10.00

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GRANDSTAND MIDWAY EVENTS, continued Thursday, July 26th

Consumers Energy Day Special Kids Day

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm BROUGHT TO YOU BY: ARNOLD AMUSEMENTS Children who will be eligible for this special event will be by invitation only and provided ID badges Exotic Animal Show - 1:00 - 9:00 pm - FREE - West end of Community Center Northern Champion MulePull - 2:00 to 4:00 pm - Free Admission - Grandstand Freestyle Snowmobile and Motorcycle Demonstration Event - 7:00 pm Grandstand Admission $10.00, Pit Admission $20.00

Friday, July 27th Exotic Animal Show - 1:00 - 9:00 pm - FREE - West end of Community Center Pedal Pull for kids - 5:00 - 8:00 pm - in the Show/Sale Barn (FREE) Moto Cross 7:00 pm Admission $10.00

Saturday, July 28th 9:00 am to Finish - Barn Brawl (youth wrestling) in the Show/Sale Barn (FREE) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Stick Horse Rodeo in the beef arena (FREE) 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Exotic Animal Show - West end of Community Center (FREE) 1:00 pm – Garden Tractor Pullling in front of the Grandstand (FREE) 3:00 pm - Chuck Wagon Scramble in the main horse arena Donation 7:00 pm - Big Demolition Derby - Admission $12.00

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EVENT JUDGING 2012 Western Michigan Fair

231-843-8563

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www.masoncountyfairgounds.com

July 23rd through July 28th Fair Entrance $2.00 a Person. Five and under Free Entrance

Monday, July 23rd Judging: Rabbit Show - 8:00 am Beef Show -10:00 am

Tuesday, July 24th Judging: Swine Show – 8:00 am, Llama Show – 10:00 am, Sheep Show – 3:00 pm Goat Show - 4:00 pm Horse Show – 9:00 am Judging for Open Class and Craft – 8:30 am – Buildings not open until judging is done

Thursday, July 26th Judging: Llama Show – 10:00 am Horse Show – 9:00 am

Show Sale Barn

Small Animal Auction 5:30 pm Large Animal Auction 7:00 pm

Friday, July 27th Small Animal Showmanship Sweepstakes - 9:00 am Large Animal Showmanship Sweepstakes - 11:00 am

Wednesday, July 25th

Horse Games - Noon

Judging Poultry Show – 8:00 am Dairy Cattle Show – 10:00 am Horse Show - 9:00 am

Horse & Pony Costume Class - 5:00 pm Goat Costume Class - 7:00 pm

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Mason County Fairgrounds MASONAerial COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS Map and Legend

AERIAL MAP AND LEGEND 10 ?9? 8

*See picture and list below for this group of buildings.

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1 Community Center

5 Track

2 Fair Office and Restrooms

6 Demo Derby and Pit Area

3 Food Booth

7 Barns

10 Horse Show Rings

4 Grandstands

8 4-H Beef & Dairy Show

11 Race Barns

9 Cook Shack (not open to the public)

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2. 4-H Youth Exhibit Building 3. Town Hall 4. Quonset Building

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INDEX RULES AND REGULATIONS Western Michigan Fair Board of Directors...................................14-15 Superintendents.......................................... 16 By-Laws & Exhibitor’s Rules....................... 19 Events, Grandstand, and Midway.................. 3 Event Judging................................................ 5 Animal Health.............................................. 22 Fairgrounds Map........................................... 6 New Attractions.............................................. 2 4-H AND YOUTH - LIVESTOCK RULES OF THE WEST MI LIVESTOCK COUNCIL............... 23 Department 2 Dairy Cattle........................... 26 Department 4 Beef Cattle............................ 27 Department 6 Sheep................................... 27 Department 8 Goats.................................... 28 Department 10 Swine.................................. 29 Department 12 Poultry................................. 31 Department 14 Rabbits................................ 35 Department 16 Horses................................ 36 Department 22 Dog Care & Training........... 38 Department 26 Llamas................................ 38 Department 39 Special Events.................... 38 4-H AND YOUTH - NON LIVESTOCK Department 60 Needlework......................... 42 Department 61 Culinary Arts....................... 42 Department 62 Fine Arts.............................. 43 Department 63 Folk Arts.............................. 43 Department 64 Photography....................... 43 Department 66 Agriculture........................... 43 Department 67 Floriculture.......................... 43 Department 68 Horticulture......................... 44 Department 69 Sciences............................. 44 Department 70 Natural Resources.............. 44 Department 71 Organizations...................... 44 Department 72 Educational Projects........... 44 Department 73 Demonstrations................... 44 OPEN CLASS LIVESTOCK Department 1 Dairy Cattle........................... 45 Department 3 Beef Cattle............................ 45 Department 5 Sheep................................... 45 Department 7 Goats.................................... 46 Department 9 Swine.................................... 46 Department 11 Poultry................................. 46 Department 13 Rabbits................................ 47 Department 25 Llamas................................ 47 OPEN CLASS EXIBITS Department 40 Needlework......................... 48 Department 41 Culinary Arts....................... 50 Department 42 Fine Arts.............................. 54 Department 43 Folk Arts.............................. 55 Department 44 Photography....................... 58 Department 45 Antiques.............................. 58 Department 46 Agriculture........................... 58 Department 47 Floriculture.......................... 60 Department 48 Horticulture......................... 62 Department 49 Organizations...................... 64

A GUIDE TO OUR SUPPORTERS Abrahamson’s Towing.................................. 61 Acres Co-op of Scottville.............................. 21 All Seasons Porta-Jons................................ 22 Arnold’s Amusements................................... 32 Best Western................................................ 22 BG’s Engraving & Awards............................ 22 Borema-Hamm Agency ............................... 26 Branch Grocery Store................................... 29 Briggs True Value Hardware......................... 30 Carter Lumber Co......................................... 56 Century 21/Bayshore Real Estate................ 29 Cherry Hill Machine...................................... 28 Consumers Energy......................... back cover Country Veterinary Clinic.............................. 45 Cox’s Sales and Service & Small Engine Repair.............................. 61 Cregg Trucking............................................. 34 Crossbeam Construction.............................. 31 Dune Side Auto Glass.................................. 43 Easy Living Flooring..................................... 57 Evergreen Solution....................................... 44 Farm View Resort......................................... 32 Fountain Gravel Products............................. 64 Fountain Market............................................ 39 Freeman Creek Equipment.......................... 45 Great Lakes Chloride.................................... 64 Gunberg Appliance & Television................... 48 Gustafson’s Greenhouse and Garden Essentials..................................... 48 Holiday Inn Express...................................... 25 Ingle Family Chiropractic Center.................. 44 Jackpine Business Center............................ 39 Johnson’s Body Shop................................... 22 Judge Mark Raven....................................... 10 Knollview Stables......................................... 13

Kwik Print Plus.............................................. 35 Ludington Beverage..................................... 53 Ludington Concrete Products......................... 1 Ludington Daily News................................... 24 Ludington Lock & Key................................... 53 Marek Auto Parts & Service.......................... 49 Mason Co. Transit Mix, Inc............................. 1 Meijer............................................................ 50 Memorial Medical Center................................ 1 Michigan Farm Cheese Dairy, Inc................ 52 Murphy USA................................................. 50 North Central Co-op..................................... 51 Orchard Market............................................. 50 Pig Patch Farm............................................. 50 Pioneer Party Store...................................... 52 Poncho’s Pond RV Park............................... 58 Ponderosa.................................................... 58 Quick Way Inc.............................................. 55 Reynolds Boxes............................................ 42 Root’s Tire Service....................................... 58 Sanders Meats............................................. 47 Sherwin Williams Company.......................... 49 Shop-N-Save Food Center........................... 59 Smith & Eddy Insurance, Inc........................ 59 Stakenas Farms........................................... 32 Steve’s Tire and Automotive......................... 31 Sunshine’s Outdoor Services..........inside front Tractor Supply Co......................................... 58 Tri-County Feed Service, Inc........................ 60 Turf Care Mole Man, LLC............................. 59 Unique Motor Sports..................................... 54 VanderHaag Car Sales................................. 60 Waste Reduction Systems........................... 46 West Shore Bank.......................................... 54 Wesco............................................. inside back

WINTER STORAGE

Protect your unit from the winter elements at the fairgrounds October through mid April

Call Barb 231-462-3284 or Office 231-843-8563

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Tuesday thru Saturday, July 24th-July 28th Tuesday MIDWAY OPENS AT 3:00 PM

Wednesday MIDWAY OPENS AT NOON

$1.00 DAY - RIDES $1.00 EACH ADMISSION $1.00

12:00PM-11:00PM - WRIST BAND $15.00

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday MIDWAY OPENS AT 3:00 PM

Saturday MIDWAY OPENS AT NOON

3:00PM-11:00PM - WRIST BAND $17.00 OR $15.00 W/ $2.00 OFF COUPON

12:00PM-11:00PM - WRIST BAND $17.00

EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW West end of Community Center

TUES. 24th WED. 25th THURS. 26th FRI. 27th SAT. 28th Performance times: TUES., Thurs., Fri. 1:00 - 9:00 pm WED. AND SAT. 12 pm - 8:00 PM

WED. 25th THURS. 26th

FRI. 27th SAT. 28th

Performance times: Wed., Thurs., Fri. 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm SATURDAY 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm Carvings will be available by silent auction 8

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Tuesday, July 24th MIDWAY OPENS AT 3:00 ADVANCE TICKET SALES FOR GRANDSTAND EVENTS BEGINNING AT 5PM

Tuesday – 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$1.00 DAY - RIDES $1.00 EACH - ADMISSION $1.00 FIVE AND UNDER FREE ENTRANCE

FAMILY BUCK NIGHT Beginning at 5:00 pm West Shore Bank employees will be handing out $1 bills to the first 500 children that come thru the gate

SPONSORED BY: WEST SHORE BANK

EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm — Free West end of Community Center

SPONSORED BY: MIDAS AUTO SERVICE EXPERTS

Scottville Clown Band 6:00 pm - East end of the Community Center

sponsored by: LUDINGTON BEVERAGE, INC.

7:00 pm TRUCK AND TRACTOR PULLS Admission $10.00 SPONSORED BY: FREEMAN CREEK EQUIPMENT AND MURPHY USA

FIREWORKS Admission - FREE In front of grandstand - 10:30 pm SPONSORED BY: WESCO Western Michigan Fair Association 2012 Premium Book

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Wednesday, July 25th MIDWAY OPENS AT NOON

ADVANCE TICKET SALES FOR GRANDSTAND EVENTS BEGINNING AT 5PM

Grounds Admission $2.00

SPONSORED BY: ALL SEASONS PORT A-JONS, ARNOLD AMUSEMENT, LUDINGTON DAILY NEWS

SPONSORED BY: REYNOLDS BOXES, INC.

MAREK’S MUSIC MAKERS 6 pm East end of the Community Center SPONSORED BY: JUDGE RAVEN

EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Free West end of Community Center

SPONSORED BY: MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER

Mason County’s 2012 Homemaker 6:45 pm Announced at East end of Community Center

7:00 pm - Demo Scramble and Figure 8 Racing

For questions or to register

UNIQUE MOTOR SPORTS 616-636-8180

Admission $10.00

www.unique-motor-sports.com

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Thursday, July 26th MIDWAY OPENS AT 3:00 PM

ADVANCE TICKET SALES FOR GRANDSTAND EVENTS BEGINNING AT 5PM

3:00PM-11:00PM - WRIST BAND $17.00 OR $15.00 W/ $2.00 OFF COUPON

Grounds Admission $2.00

ernCONSUMERS Champion Mule Pull ENERGY DAY rn Champion Mule Pull KIDS DAY rn SPECIAL Northern Champion on Mule Pull hampion Mule Pull ullMule Pull on 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm

Carvings will be available by silent auction

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm BROUGHT TO YOU BY: ARNOLD AMUSEMENTS Children who will be eligible for this special event will be by invitation only and provided ID badges

SPONSORED BY: HOUSE OF FLAVORS RESTAURANTS IN LUDINGTON & MANISTEE AND METALWORKS, INC.

hampion Mule Pull hampion Mule Pull on Mule Pull EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW

1:00 pm to 9:00 pm West end of Community Center

SPONSORED BY: BATES MAPLE SYRUP, FARM BUREAU - WAYNE BROWN, MERSKIN & MERSKIN PC, AND SAFE HARBOR CREDIT UNION

torcycle Northern and Snowmobile Demonstration Event Champion

hampion rthern Champion Mule Pull Mule Pull

Freestyle Snowmobile Mule Pull

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free Admission Grandstand

andNorthern motorcycleChampion Demonstration Event

Grandstand Admission $10.00

Mule Pull

7:00 pm - Grandstand

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Friday, July 27th MIDWAY OPENS AT 3:00 PM

ADVANCE TICKET SALES FOR GRANDSTAND EVENTS BEGINNING AT 5PM

3:00PM-11:00PM - WRIST BAND $17.00 OR $15.00 W/ $2.00 OFF COUPON

Grounds Admission $2.00

EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm - FREE - West end of Community Center

SPONSORED BY: sherwin williams company

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Pedal Pull for kids in the Show/Sale Barn - FREE SPONSORED BY: EASY LIVING FLOORING

7:00 pm - SJO Productions Moto Cross Admission $10.00

MOTO CROSS 7:00 pm PRACTICE 5:30 pm

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Saturday, July 28th MIDWAY OPENS AT NOON

ADVANCE TICKET SALES FOR GRANDSTAND EVENTS BEGINNING AT 4PM

12:00PM-11:00PM - WRIST BAND $17.00

Grounds Admission $2.00 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Stick Horse Rodeo-

(Beef arena) FREE

SPONSORED BY: CREGG TRUCKING IN MEMORY OF FRANCES “GRANNY” CREGG

9:00 am to Finish - 4th Annual Barn Brawl (youth wrestling) ADMISSION FREE - in the Show/Sale Barn

SPONSORED BY: EASY LIVING FLOORING AND NORTH STAR CHIROPRACTIC

12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm - Chainsaw Art Carvings will be available by silent auction

EXOTIC ANIMALS SHOW 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Free - West end of Community Center

SPONSORED BY: GREAT LAKES CHLORIDE

1 pm - Garden Tractor Pull (Grandstand) - FREE SPONSORED BY: WASTE REDUCTION SYSTEMS

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Chuck Wagon Scramble In the main horse arena - Admission Donation

SPONSORED BY: KNOLLVIEW STABLES For questions or to register

UNIQUE MOTOR SPORTS 616-636-8180 www.unique-motor-sports.com

7:00 pm Demolition Derby Admission $12.00

SPONSORED BY: Mason Co. Transit Mix, Inc. & Ludington Concrete Products WRECKER SERVICE BY: Abrahamson’s Towing Western Michigan Fair Association 2012 Premium Book 13


Welcome to the 74TH

2012 Western Michigan Fair Association Board of Directors

kirk myers President 425-3251 Term expires 2013

ROGER HANSEN 1st Vice Pres. 843-2280 Term expires 2014

JOHN CREGG 2nd Vice Pres. 843-3558 Term expires 2014

July 24 - July 28, 2012

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2012 Western Michigan Fair Association Board of Directors

CARL GEERS Exc. Director 845-5298 Term expires 2012

DOUG ROBIDOUX Secretary 462-3284 Term expires 2012

CURT VANDERWALL Treasurer 845-0252 Term expires 2013

ROD BAKER Exc. Director 843-3046 Term expires 2012

JOLENE BABBIN 233-4176 Term expires 2014

JOHN FUHRMAN 843-8925 Term expires 2014

DALE GOODRICH 464-5645 Term expires 2013

SHERI HOWE 510-4855 Term expires 2013

MIKE STAKENAS 757-4677 Term expires 2012

JOE WOOD 425-7176 Term expires 2012

JIM SHEREDA 893-3167 Term expires 2013

JOHN SHOOP 843-6713 Term expires 2014

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Western Michigan Fair Association Board of Directors would like to thank all the volunteers that help each year to ensure our fair is a success. Without your valuable help our job would be much harder. SUPERINTENDENTS LIVESTOCK BEEF-DAIRY-SHEEP-SWINELLAMAS (YOUTH & OPEN) Superintendent - John Cregg 843-3558 Dairy Secretary - Jolene Babbin 233-4176 Beef, Sheep, Swine Secretary - Jolene Babbin 233-4176 Llama Secretary - Barb Forgue 845-1487 RABBITS-POULTRY-GOATS (YOUTH & OPEN) Superintendent -John Shoop 843-6713 Goat Secretary - Connie Wade 425-7634 Poultry Secretary - Margaret Snow 845-7659 Rabbit Secretary - Anthony Wade 425-7634

DOMESTIC ARTS Superintendent - John Fuhrman 613-0073 FLORICULTURE Superintendent - Barb Robidoux 462-3284 Secretary - Sue Arnold 898-2630 COMMERCIAL EXHIBITS Superintendent - Roger Hansen 843-2280 4-H GROUP REPRESENTATIVE MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION Michelle DeKuiper 898-4789

HORSES & PONIES Superintendent - Roger Hansen 843-2280 Horse Secretary - Kathy Pleiness 757-9211

MASON COUNTY FARM BUREAU REPRESENTATIVE Jayne Budzynski 757-9213

CRAFTS Superintendent - John Fuhrman, 613-0073 Secretary - Darlene Fuhrman, 843-8925

OTHERS

FARM CROPS, HORTICULTURE, VEGETABLES, ANTIQUES & FOODS Superintendent - John Fuhrman 613-0073

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MASON COUNTY COMMISSIONER Joe Lenius 843-8757 WESTERN MI FAIR ASSOC. BOOKKEEPER Robert Cameron - 757-9585


2012 Homemaker of the Year MASON COUNTY’S HOMEMAKER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION AT THE WESTERN MICHIGAN FAIR

FREE TO ENTER Just let us know that you would like to be considered for the competition when you deliver your entries. We will compile your top three scores of exhibits in each section of Domestic Arts, Farm Crops or Floricultural classes. The more sections you enter, the better your chance of winning one of our six cash prizes. Previous winners are not eligible to compete the year after they have won.

Contact John Fuhrman at 231-613-0073 for more information Must be a resident of Mason County for a minimum of six months; must be at least 21 years of age, may be male or female.

THE 2012 HOMEMAKER OF THE YEAR WILL BE ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012 - 6:45 PM Announced at East end of Community Center

Reception to follow

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th

$100.00 $75.00 $50.00 $25.00 $25.00 $25.00

AWARDS – – – – – –

Sash, Tiara, Engraved Platter, Rosette, and other gifts

Rosette Rosette Rosette Rosette Rosette

SPONSORED BY: MEIJER STORES

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For Your Information Campers

All campers must register before setting up camp. The camping fee for Fair week is $75.00; after July 1st the fee is $100.00. Campsite reservations may be made with the Western Michigan Fair Association, the MSU Extension office or the Mason County Farm Bureau. Dog Notice Unauthorized animals and / or pets are not allowed on the Fairgrounds at any time with the exception of dogs. Dogs are allowed in the camping area only or at the dog show or clinics held during fair week and MUST be on a LEASH at all times. Fair animals must be caged or leashed by handlers at all times and stay in areas appropriate for their species. No animals permitted on the midway, with the exception of Service Dogs. Premium Checks Pro-rating Premiums: the Western Michigan Fair Association reserves the right to prorate premiums if funding is not received from the State of Michigan. Premium Checks: premiums will be paid by Sunday morning after the conclusion of the Fair. If premiums need to be prorated, checks will be mailed with in 7 days. Checks must be cashed within 60 days. After 60 days, any uncashed checks will be voided. If you wish donate your premium check back to the Association, please endorse the check and return to the Association. Premium disputes: Any premium dispute must be filed in writing with the Association Board within three weeks after the conclusion of Fair. Complaints must be submitted to the Board Secretary either by mailing to the Association or personal delivery. Disputes will be reviewed by the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall report findings to the Fair Board at the next scheduled meeting with a final decision on the dispute within 10 days after the meeting. Western Michigan Fair Association By-Laws Article I: Name The name by which this association shall be known is the Western Michigan Fair Association. Article II: Purpose The purpose of the association shall be to promote the interests of agriculture, horticulture, education, mechanical arts, fine arts, fruit and grain products, stock raising and dairy products, domestic science, community service, entertainment and kindred spirits for the entire region. Article III: Directors Section 1: This association shall have fifteen (15) directors, five (5) directors to be elected each year by the membership, for a term of three (3) years. A director shall have reached his/her twenty first (21) birthday. No two (2) directors shall be members of the same immediate family residing in the same household. Section 2: The directors shall hold a meeting after the adjournment of the annual meeting of the members and proceed to the transaction of such business as they deem necessary. Section 3: If a vacancy occurs in the Board of Directors, said vacancy shall be filled by the Board of Directors. Any Director who shall be absent without prior excuse from three (3) director’s meetings shall be deemed to have resigned his/her directorship and if his/her resignation is accepted the vacancy shall be filled as herein provided. Section 4: Any director failing to fulfill elected duties shall be removed from office by 2/3 majority vote of the total board of directors (10 out of 15) or by automatic resignation for missing three (3) director’s meetings. Article IV: Officers Section 1: The officers of the Association shall be the President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The president shall be elected by the members at the annual meeting of the association. The first and second vice presidents, secretary and treasurer shall be elected by the directors, at the October meeting. All officers shall be members of the Board of Directors. Section 2: The president shall preside at all meetings of the association and the directors. In the case he/she is absent, it shall be the duty of one of the vice presidents to preside and the absence of both the president and vice presidents, the meeting may select its own chairperson. Section 3: It shall be the duty of the secretary to be present at the meetings of the association and of the board of directors and to keep accurate record of the proceedings and to perform such duties as are required. It shall be a special duty to preserve all books, papers, and records of the association. The vacancy shall be filled no sooner than one month from the date of notice but before six months from the date of vacancy. Section 4: It shall be the duty of the treasurer to receive all monies of the association and disburse the same on orders approved by the board of directors. The treasurer shall render a report of the receipts and expenditures at the annual meeting and at other times as required.

Article V: Members Section 1: Any person may become a member of the association by the payment of an annual membership fee of $5.00 or the one-time payment of $30.00 for lifetime membership. Each person paying for a membership shall receive from the secretary a certificate of member ship for the length of time purchased. Section 2: Any member, sixteen (16) years of age and over, shall be entitled to vote upon all issues on the agenda brought before the membership at the annual meeting. Article VI: Meetings Section 1: The annual meeting of the association shall be held on the second Monday of October each year, at such hour and place as shall be determined by the president and secretary. Such notice shall be published in at least one local newspaper in the county. Section 2: Special meetings of the association may be ordered by the board of directors or upon the written request of twenty five (25) or more members of the association, filed with the secretary, provided that at least five (5) days’ notice shall be given the secretary previous to the holding of such a meeting. Section 3: Meetings of the board of directors shall be held whenever deemed necessary by the president, secretary or upon request of three or more members of the board. Whenever a meeting of the board of directors is called the members shall be notified at least twenty four (24) hours prior to the meeting by the secretary. Section 4: Eight (8) or more of said directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Article VII: Fairs Section 1: The membership of the association will decide at the annual meeting whether it is advisable to hold fair or other exhibitions to carry out the object of this association. Section 2: The board of directors shall determine at what place and what date the fair or exhibition shall be held. Section 3: There shall be no games of chance as prohibited by state law allowed on the grounds or in the buildings at the fair or any event or exhibition held by the association. Article VIII: Standing Committees Section 1: The executive committee shall consist of the president, two vice presidents, secretary, treasurer, and two other members of the board of directors, who shall be elected by the directors, and shall serve for one year, at which time a new executive committee shall be formed. A list of the executive committee shall be made available to the board of directors. Section 2: It shall be the duty of the executive committee to have detailed charge of all matters pertaining to the active work of the association and be responsible to the board of directors. Section 3: At any executive committee meeting called, four (4) members or more shall consist a quorum, but the member or members shall not miss two (2) meetings in succession without prior excuse by the president or secretary. If a member should miss two executive board meetings in succession without excuse his/her chair shall be deemed vacant and he/she shall be replaced by an election of the board of directors. Section 4: After receiving instructions from the board of directors as to the dates of the fair of exhibition, the president will appoint, with the consent of the board of directors, such standing committees as may be necessary to properly conduct the business at hand and provide the proper rules and regulations for the proper and safe conduct of the year’s business; said rules not to conflict with these by-laws. Section 5: The members of all committees are expected to exert their best efforts in the work of the committees and to attend meetings when called; if prevented by circumstances beyond their control, they are expected to notify the chair of their committee prior to the time set for the calling to the meeting. In the case of failure to comply with the provision, the executive committee is hereby given the power to declare said office or position vacant and fill the vacancy. Section 6: Reports of all committees and special committees to the executive committee, board of directors or supervisor shall be made in writing. Article IX: Indemnification The Association shall indemnify to the fullest extent authorized or permitted by the Michigan Nonprofit Corporation Act and person, and his or her estate and personal representative, who is made or threatened to be made a party to an action, suit or proceeding (whether civil, criminal, administrative or investigative) because such person is or was a director, officer or employee of the association or serves or served any other enterprise at the association. Article X: Perpetual Statement The Western Michigan Fair Association will remain a non-profit organization forever. Article XI: Dissolution Should the Western Michigan Fair Association dissolve, all remaining assets real and personal, will revert to the County of Mason. Article XII: Amendments

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These bylaws may be altered or amended at any annual meeting of the association or a special meeting of the general membership to meet state requirements by a vote of two-thirds (2/3) of the members present. General Rules for Fair Association Directors and Members Article I: Committees Section 1: In addition to the executive committee there shall be nine (9) general business committees. Section 2: These committees shall be appointed by the president and have as many members as deemed necessary with appointment needing to be approved by the board of directors. Section 3: The appointment of the members of the committees, of exhibit superintendents, judge of awards, etc. must be made with strict reference to the fitness of the person to satisfactorily handle that particular work. All committee members must be members of the Association. Section 4: When any appointment is made, the secretary must notify the appointee, in writing, if he is not in attendance at the meeting where the appointments are made and read, stating the work which will be expected, quoting Section 5, article VIII from the bylaws and enclosing a return card on which the appointee can accept or decline the appointment. Section 5: Business Committees 1. Executive Committee. 2. Finance Committee (to include Audit, Budget, and Tickets. Treasurer shall be the chair person). 3. Publicity (includes advertising and public relations). 4. Entertainment and Programs (included the grandstand shows during fair and any other programs sponsored by the Association.) 5. Buildings and Grounds. 6. Concessions and Privileges (includes camping). 7. General Rules and Bylaws (secretary shall be the chairperson). 8. Fair Exhibit Committee (to be chaired by the General Superintendent and composed of superintendents of fair classes or departments). 9. Personnel (includes the supervision of any personnel hired or supervised by the board). 10. Nomination Committee. Article II: Rules for Guidance of Committees Section 1: The chairperson of each committee, when calling a committee meeting, will notify each member of his committee of the time and place of said meeting. The member shall then notify his/her chairperson that he/she will be present or state why it is not possible. Section 2: All reports must be in writing. Section 3: The executive committee shall have charge of the grounds and buildings and all other property of the association, and shall properly care for same. The executive committee shall have charge of all business transactions of the association, including negotiating contracts for an amusement / carnival company for fair. Section 4: Subject to the assigned responsibilities of the designated committees, all contracts shall be made and / or approved by the board of directors. Said contracts shall be signed by the president or the secretary and the chairperson of the pertinent committee. Section 5: All monies received by any director or committee appointee belonging to the association, shall, as soon as possible, be paid over to the treasurer and his/ her receipt taken therefore. Section 6: All payments of obligations of the association shall be made in the following manner: An itemized statement or bill shall be prepared and approved by the chairperson of the committee incurring the obligation; this bill shall be approved by action of the board; the voucher will then be passed to the treasurer for payment. The voucher will be retained by the finance committee with said vouchers being consecutively numbered. Section 7: Each business committee shall develop a yearly budget with the chairperson authorizing legitimate expenses as covered by that committee’s budget responsibilities. No expenses may be incurred by any board member outside of the budgetary guidelines without prior approval of the board. Section 8: An appeal may be taken in all cases from the action of any standing or special committee, but the decisions of such committee, chairperson or superintendent shall be considered a rule governing until the executive committee shall otherwise order. Section 9: A simple majority of any committee will constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any regularly called meeting. Section 10: The finance committee will prepare a statement to be filed with the Secretary of State on or before the twentieth day of December, in accordance with Section 5960, Act 80, 1855, P.150. App. February 12 amended. The finance committee will provide budgetary updates at each regularly scheduled board of directors meeting. Article III: Duties of Committees

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The executive committee will prepare a special set of rules, detailing the duties of each business committee, and define their scope of action, giving such suggestion as they may deem necessary to intelligently start the machinery of the committees in proper operation, including setting up and maintaining budget guidelines. Article IV: Superintendents of Exhibits and Classes of Exhibits Section 1: Each class / department of the fair will the responsibility of one superintendent, who with such assistants or clerks as may be needed, will have the exclusive management of the same. Such superintendents will have charge of the entries of all articles of their section, the overseeing of judges and will make a full report of all entries and awards to the secretary of the association before the close of the fair. Each superintendent will make a general report of the business and changes needed in his / her section at the annual meeting of the association. The executive committee shall confirm in writing the nominations of all assistants made by superintendents in charge of departments of the fair. Section 2: There shall be a general superintendents / exhibition committee chairperson whose duties shall be the general supervision of the exhibit superintendents during the fair. He / she must see the exhibits arriving at the grounds are properly recorded by the exhibit superintendent; that each exhibitor is brought into contact with the superintendent of the class in which he is exhibiting and each exhibit is delivered to its proper section, and such duties as he / she may be detailed by the executive committee. Article V: Officers Section 1: The executive committee will meet at noon each day of the fair, for the transaction of business and to adopt measures to carry out the program of the fair and secure full execution of the rules of the association, and shall have their offices on the grounds during the fair and their location publicly designed. Section 2: The president, secretary and treasurer will be found at the fairgrounds each day of the fair, where they will attend to the business pertaining to their offices. Section 3: All directors, employees, judges and superintendents will be designated by badges. Section 4: The secretary and treasurer shall give bonds at such times and such sums as shall be determined by the executive committee and all other persons authorized to receive money for the association shall give bonds in such sums as the executive committee may direct. Section 5: All membership tickets shall be sold by the secretary and treasurer or under their supervision. Article VI: Admissions and Fees Section 1: All communications regarding or making application for space should be addressed to the chairperson of concession and privileges. Section 2: Definite space will be leased to each applicant upon contract, specifying size and location and the use to be made of the same. Section 3: No change of position will be allowed without the consent of the superintendent in charge or chairperson of the concession and privilege committee. Section 4: No imposition, fraud or deceit shall be practiced in the selling of goods. Section 5: No games of chance or immoral exhibitions will be allowed on the grounds. No shows that make an extra demonstration on the outside of their rents to attract the attention of the public will be allowed, except by special permission. Section 6: All buildings, booths, or tents erected must be clean and present a good appearance, and together with the grounds surrounding must be kept neat and tidy. Section 7: With each contract, a grounds pass, not transferable. For the admission of the applicant and necessary helpers will be furnished. Section 8: The association reserves the right to close for clause, any stand or booth, or terminate any privilege held or used in violation of these rules. Section 9: All leases shall be subject to such exclusive contract as may be made by the association. Section 10: No intoxicating liquors shall be sold or given away on any part the fairgrounds during the fair. Article VIII: The Press Every facility will be accorded reporters and press representatives by which they give to the public full and accurate knowledge of the fair. Article IX: Bills and Claims All fair related bills and claims against the association especially those made on the orders of the superintendents must be presented to the secretary or treasurer with in two (2) weeks after the close of the fair. Article X: Superintendent of Exhibit Section 1: The fairgrounds will be open for the reception of stock and articles for the exhibition on the Saturday prior to the fair week through Saturday of fair week and they should be shipped to the exhibitor or agent and in no case shall any article be brought upon the grounds and be placed upon exhibitions except by and at the expense of the owner or his authorized agent. Section 2: All animals entered for exhibition must be placed in the several departments


by the time stated in the fair book by Sunday of fair week and if not so placed the owners will thereby forfeit all right to exhibit or compete for premium, unless relieved from all the results of the forfeiture by order of the superintendent of the department in which they are entered. For time of placing exhibits, see rules in the fair book. Section 3: All animals and articles entered must remain in their assigned location during fair week, until the time stated for the pertinent department in the fair book to allow full enjoyment by fairgoers unless released by order of the superintendent of the department. Otherwise, exhibitor will forfeit any premium earned and / or the privilege to exhibit at the fair. Article XI: Exhibitors Section 1: Competition is open to anyone who wishes to display his / her exhibit in the divisions available, unless restrictions are imposed by the board of directors or the executive committee. Where restrictions are imposed, the reason for the restriction should be made known to the exhibitor. Section 2: Entries can be made in advance of the fair to the superintendent of the respective department. It is requested that all entries in the livestock department be filed with the superintendent in accordance to the rules of each department, as stated in the fair book. Section 3: Persons entering livestock must, at the time of entry, give a list of the stock, stating the age and breed of the animals, the breeder’s name and residence, and particular class and division in which the animals are to be entered. Section 4: Exhibitors should make themselves familiar with the premium list and rules that they may enter their animals in the proper section and class. They should make their entry cards carefully. Judge will rule out animal or article not correctly entered and no change in entry will be permitted. Section 5: Except in the case of herds, sweepstakes, specials, and horse shows, no animal can be entered in more than one class or compete for more than one premium. Section 6: Each article or animal entered for a premium must bear an entry card showing the number, section and class, to which the same belongs, which cards, duly filled out, will be furnished. Exhibitors will see that their entry cards are in proper place and can be readily seen by the judge. Section 7: All entries must be made in the name of the owner or joint owners, actual growers, or producers, investors, or manufactures. Entries must have an exhibitor number. Section 8: Each exhibitor shall personally see to the entry of his / her animals or articles, then put them in the places assigned to them by the superintendents in charge, and remove the same at the close of the fair. Section 9: The association reserves the right to refuse any entries offered especially is an unreasonable amount of room is required or a potentially dangerous situation created. A statement requesting special consideration should accompany each entry if the exhibitor has any thought that his/her entry may need special consideration. Section 10: Exhibitors wishing to erect separate buildings or tents and exhibitors requiring additional work in the building or elsewhere, must apply to the chairperson of buildings and grounds committee. In all such cases, the exhibitor must bear any expense. Section 11: Exhibitor will not be allowed to sell goods during the fair, without special permission of the superintendent of concessions and privileges though they may receive and book orders and all articles or animals may have the price of each attached, nor will they be permitted to call attention to their exhibits in a noisy or disorderly way. Section 12: Ample space and facilities for exhibitions and display will be all machines and other articles entered for exhibition for exhibition only, and for which no awards are offered, but all such goods must be duly entered and will be subject to the general rules of the fair. Section 13: No animal or article will be entitled to a place on the grounds until entry shall have been made as above, except in case of emergency, and then at the discretion of the superintendent of the department. Section 14: All state and public institutions shall be allowed to exhibit, but shall not be permitted to compete for premium. Section 15: Western Michigan Fair Association is not responsible for lost or stolen property or any injuries to person or livestock for the duration of the fair. Section 16: No pecuniary consideration or inducement other than the premiums offered shall be paid to exhibitors entering for premiums.

Section 3: Exhibitors of livestock are expected to exercise due discretion in regard to exhibiting their animals safely while both in and out of their stall. Section 4: No person except members or employees of the association shall be allowed in the buildings after closing hours except upon the written order of the Executive committee. Section 5: Parking livestock trailers will be controlled by the Western Michigan Fair Association. Section 6: No motorized vehicles all owed on Midway without written permission for Fair Secretary (exceptions: motorized wheelchairs and official fair vehicles). Section 7: Any said complaint resulting in a drug test, cost will be picked up by the complainant with said money to be sued for the drug test if said test turns out negative. If any 4-H member with dairy cows (milking) and these animals have been given antibiotics and had not reported this to anyone, THIS CHILD WILL BE TOTALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ENTIRE TANK OF MILK. The 4-H Program Associate (or County Extension director, in the absence of the 4-H program Associate) and the Western Michigan Fair Board President (or Vice President in absence of the Fair Manager) reserve the right to determine whether sufficient evidence exists to merit further action, with the complaint cost to be set at $300.00. Money is to be paid at the time of complaint pertaining to any drug violation. Section 8: All youth exhibitors should read and be familiar with the Code of Conduct for exhibition at the Western Michigan Fair. COMMERCIAL EXHIBITORS RULES 1. The building will be locked from 10:00pm until 12:00 noon, at which time it will be opened for the day by the Fair Association superintendent or his / her designate. 2. Exhibitors are to keep booths neat and clean. 3. Make booths presentable, as they will be judged in two categories: Commercial and Non-Profit for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place plaques. 4. Parking arrangements will be made by Fair Association superintendent. 5. Three (3) passes will be given to each exhibitor. A $3.00 fee will be charged for each additional pass. 6. Camping will be $30.00 for the Fair week. 7. Closing of the building will be done by the Fair Association or his / her designate. 8. Tear down and removal time is 10:00pm, Saturday of Fair week or 9am to 1pm on Sunday.

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Article XII: Duties and Privileges of Exhibitors Section 1: Exhibitors will at all times be giving the necessary personal attention to whatever they may have on exhibition, and at the close of the fair, take charge of the same. The hour of closing the exhibits is 10pm Saturday of the fair week unless otherwise stated in the fair book. Exhibitor will be responsible for leaving his exhibitions space with a clean and neat appearance. Exhibitors must present a clean stall / booth slip issued by WMFA representative to get premium checks. Section 2: An exhibitor who tears off a premium ribbon or authorizes another person to do so, in the presence of the awarding judge, or shall otherwise insult the awarding judge or show unsportsmanlike behavior, shall forfeit the premium and be excluded from exhibition.

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General Rules of the West Michigan Livestock Council Approved February 1, 2012 Members 1. Entries in the Western Michigan Fair Market Animal Sale will be limited to 4-H clubs, Farm Bureau 4 Korner Kids or FFA Chapters of Mason County. 2. Youth members may participate in the Market Sale project from the age of 5 years old (to sell must have shown one year prior) through the calendar year in which he/she attains the age of 19. 3. The age of West Michigan Livestock Council member selling market beef is 10 years old by January 1 (of the current fair year). 4. The parents or legal guardians of the members must sign a parent permission slip and turn into the West Michigan Livestock Council one meeting prior to ear tagging market animals for sale. The West Michigan Livestock Council mailing address is PO Box 22, Scottville MI 49454. No parent permission slip means you will not be allowed to tag. 5. Members must be in the large animal livestock project area 1 year before participating in a market sale project. Meetings 6. The monthly West Michigan Livestock Council meeting will be held the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. 7. Meeting attendance is fair to fair. 8. Those participating in the market sale project must attend one work bee at the fairgrounds with a minimum of two (2) hours, or the 5% commission will be doubled. 9. If West Michigan Livestock Council member does not attend three required meetings by fair; they will be unable to sell an animal. All special exceptions will be dealt with on an individual basis by the Executive Board, no later than the July meeting. Exhibiting and Selling at Fair 10. Members must be present to sell their own animals. If a West Michigan Livestock Council Member has an injury or illness, or college bound, another West Michigan Livestock Council Member may show the market animal in the market class and in the sale ring only. 11. Any animals doctored in any way, artificially, improperly or unfairly prepared or tampered with before coming into the judging arena will be disqualified. 12. It will be highly recommended that all West Michigan Livestock Council Member exhibit their animal in a showmanship class. 13. At the close of fair, all pens must be cleaned and inspected by the 4-H leader. If pens are not cleaned, the fair board will be notified. 14. All market animals will cross the same scale at the time of tagging and fair weigh-in. 15. There will be 3 people present at the scales for all weigh-ins for all species. Before Sale 16. Each member will be allowed to sell one specie of livestock (ex: 1 steer, 1 lamb, 1 hog) in the sale. The West Michigan Livestock Council may allow the sale of additional lambs and hogs. All market animals must meet health requirements are stated in the fair book. 17. All three specie of livestock (2 steers, 2 lambs, 2 hogs or a combination of any 2) must be ear tagged by the appropriate dates. If more than one specie has been ear tagged, the decision of which animal to sell will be made at the time of weigh-in. West Michigan Livestock Council Member must indicate to those weighing animals in, which animal is their sale animal. a. There will no transferring of tagged market animals to another West Michigan Livestock Council Member. b. The second tagged market animal must be shown in the extra tagged market animal class. c. Family Tagging- Animals will be tagged as a family and may be used for any child in that family that was listed on the parent permission slip that was signed (by parents or legal guardian). Example: Three siblings sell pigs. Family purchases five pigs. Three of those animals can be selected to be sold at fair and designated at the time of weigh-in. 18. Hardship cases will be dealt with on an individual basis, by the West Michigan Livestock Council Executive Committee. 19. Buyers names and addresses are to be submitted to the MSU Extension office no later than the July meeting. Two or more buyers per project animals must be contacted AND BUYER SIGNATURE MUST BE OBTAINED. ADDITIONAL 5% COMMISSION WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM ANIMAL’S MARKET SALE PRICE IF BUYER’S NAMES ARE NOT TURNED IN BY THE JULY MEETING. 20. To speed up the sale, numbers for the perspective buyers will be mailed with the buyer’s fair entrance letter. Sale 21. The sale order of livestock will be rotated every year. (Junior beef/junior dairy, beef,

milk, swine and sheep for the sale in 2012). What sold first the prior year will be sold last the next year (2011 sheep sold first, then beef and swine) 22. Grand Champion and Reserve Champion animals must be sold. After Sale 23. All animals sold, must be delivered by the member to the buyer’s choice within 7 days from the date of the sale. No substitutes of sale are allowed without approval of the buyer. 24. Completed record books must be turned in no later than the next regular meeting or received by mail by that date (PO Box 22, Scottville MI 49454) following the fair. Failure to meet this requirement will result in an additional 5% penalty and will be added to commission charge. 25. Each member will be charged a 5% commission of their animal’s sale price, plus ½ cost of picture. The commission will be used for the promotion and expenses of the sale. Buyer Appreciation Banquet 26. Parents of the owners of the Grand & Reserve Champion of all market species are to plan the meal for the Buyer’s Banquet. Chairperson will be selected from the six families. 27. ALL MEMBERS MUST BRING ASSIGNED FOOD AND SERVE ON DESIGNATED COMMITTEE. FAILURE TO DO EITHER WOULD RESULT IN AN ADDITIONAL 5% COMMISSION THAT WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE ANIMAL’S MARKET SALE PRICE. 28. Unless donated, all meat and paper products for the Buyer’s Banquet will be purchased by the parents of the Grand & Reserve Champions and reimbursed by the West Michigan Livestock Council. Miscellaneous 29 Judges selected for livestock classes at the fair will be recommended by the West Michigan Livestock Council. 30. Plaques will be given every 5th year as a recognition to Market Sale Buyers, who have purchased 5-10- 15-20-25 (etc.) years. Plaques are to be awarded at the start of the sale. Separate plaques will be presented to each business that purchased under different names. 31. When more than one buyer purchases an animal, each buyer will receive an 8 x 10 color picture. 32. Home-grown classes will be offered for beef, sheep and swine. ANIMALS ENTERED IN THE SALE MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS Market Steers A. Two steers may be tagged. B. Must be owned by member and available for tagging the first Saturday of December. C. De-horning and castration should be completed prior to tagging (knife castration is preferred.) Otherwise proof must be submitted in writing to the MSU Extension office 7 days following tagging. D. Any steer weighing over 1450 pounds will be sold as a 1450 pound steer. Steers which fail to meet minimum weight of 1000 pounds will not be sold. If member wishes to have the steer re-weighed, it must be done immediately following original weigh in of all steers. E. There will be a mandatory check for steers with an option of one being at the May Beef Show and the other being four weeks (a weeknight) prior to the fair at the fairgrounds. If your steer does not pass one of those two checks, then you will be given a final check on the Sunday prior to fair week, before 4:00 p.m. If your steer does not pass the final check, you will be asked to remove the steer from the fairgrounds and you will not be allowed to show or sell it. F. If there are 15 or more steers, class will be split into three weight divisions. A champion and reserve will be in each division, with an over-all champion and reserve. The judge will put them in sale order. Market Hogs A. Must be barrows or gilts. B. Must be owned by member and available for tagging by the third Saturday of April of the year of the sale. C. Must weigh 220 lbs. at fair. Hogs over 290 lbs. will be sold as a 290 pound animal. If you want to reweigh your animal, it must be done immediately following weigh-in. D. The market hogs will be split into six weight groups. A champion and reserve will be in each division with an over-all champion and reserve. The judge will put the champions in sale order. Market Lambs A. Must be a wether or ewe. Wethers must be castrated by complete removal of testicles. B. Must be owned by member and available for tagging 60 days prior to first

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day of fair. C. Must weigh 100 pounds at fair. Any lamb weighing over 150 pounds will be sold as a 150 pound animal. If the West Michigan Livestock member wishes to have the lamb re-weighed at the time of fair it must be done immediately following original weigh-in. D. Must be evenly shorn prior to fair. E. The market lambs will be split into three weight groups if there is a minimum of 15 lambs. A champion and reserve will be in each division, with an over-all champion and reserve. The judge will put them in sale order. Market Dairy Steer Same as beef steers except weight recommendations have not been established at this time. Junior Beef/Junior Dairy Beef A. Calves must be born after January first of current year. B. Can sell steers or heifers. C. Must be 100% beef or dairy. No beef-dairy crosses. D. Must be owned by member and available for tagging the first Saturday in June. E. De-horning and castration must be completed prior to the start of fair. F. Must be weaned and started on grain. G. The animal must weigh 250lbs. minimum at time of weigh in or will not be able to sell the animal. WEST MICHIGAN LIVESTOCK COUNCIL BY-LAWS Approved May 4, 2011 ARTICLE I NAME The name of this Association shall be the West Michigan Livestock Council. ARTICLE II OBJECT The object of this Association shall be to organize and promote beef cattle, dairy cattle, and swine and sheep projects for the youth eligible to exhibit at the Western Michigan Fair. This shall include the promotion of both breeding and market animal projects. The animal projects and the market animal sale shall serve as educational activities for 4-H members, Mason County Farm Bureau Youth members and FFA members in the West Michigan Livestock Council area. ARTICLE III

MEMBERS Section 1: There shall be two classes of members in this Association These shall include Adult Members and Youth Members. Section 2: The Adult Members shall include parents of youth members as defined in Article III, Section 3, plus leaders, one adult representative from each 4-H Club, 4 Korner Kids Club and FFA Chapter whose members are eligible to show at the Western Michigan Fair and which has a majority of its members participating in beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine or sheep projects. In addition, the Western Michigan Fair Board, the MSU Extension office, and The Mason County Farm Bureau shall each be entitled to have one Adult Member on the West Michigan Livestock Council. Section 3: The Youth Members shall include all youngsters who are currently enrolled in a beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine or sheep project. Section 4: The rights and privileges of the two classes of members shall be identical except: (1) That only Youth Members who are at least 13 years old and have attended at least four business meetings of the association, shall be eligible for election to the offices of President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary and Treasurer Assistant. (2) That only Adults Members shall be eligible for election to the offices of President Advisor, Vice President, Recording Secretary Advisor, Corresponding Secretary Advisor and Treasurer. Section 5: The Adult Members and their alternates shall be selected by the organization by whatever means is deemed suitable by the individual organizations. Section 6: The West Michigan Livestock Council recognizes the exhibitor as the owner of the animal. The owner is the person to receive payment of proceeds, less commissions and pictures, from the animal. ARTICLE IV Section 1: Officers of this Association shall be President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, President Advisor, Vice President Advisor, Recording Secretary Advisor, Corresponding Secretary Advisor, and Treasurer Advisor. These officers shall perform the duties prescribed by these by-laws and by the parliamentary authority adopted by the Association. Section 2: The officers shall be elected by ballot to serve for one (1) year or until their successors are elected and their terms of office shall begin at the close of the meeting at which they are elected. The elections shall be held at the first regular meeting in

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November of each year. Section 3: No member shall hold more than one (1) office at a time and no member shall serve more than two consecutive terms in the same office. Section 4: The Executive Board shall consist of the President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, President Advisor, Vice President Advisor, Recording Secretary Advisor, and Corresponding Secretary Advisor. Section 5: The Adult Advisors shall sit with youth officers during the meeting to advise and assist the Youth Officers in carrying out their duties. Section 6: The two required signatures on the West Michigan Livestock Council checking and savings accounts will be the Treasurer and Treasurer Advisor. Section 7: OFFICERS OF THIS COUNCIL SHALL ATTEND A MINIMUM OF 75% OF THE REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS OR THE YOUTH’S POSITION ON THE BOARD WILL BE TERMINATED. ARTICLE V Section 1: Six (6) members of the Association shall constitute a quorum. Section 2: All meetings shall be open to all persons involved in, or interested in the beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep and llama projects. Section 3: All persons attending meetings of the Association shall be eligible to make motions and to vote on all motions presented. Section 4: Voting in the election of officers on amendments to the by-laws of the Association and where a secret ballot has been requested shall be limited to Adult Members and Youth Members as defined in Article III, Sections 2 & 3 (or their designated alternates). Section 5: A secret ballot may be requested by an Adult Member or Youth Member as defined in Article III, Sections 2 & 3 (or their designated alternates) on any motion presented to the Association. ARTICLE VI PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY The rules contained in the current edition of “Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised” shall govern the Association in all cases to which they are applicable and if they are not inconsistent with these by-laws and any special rules of order the Association may adopt. ARTICLE VII Section 1: Should the West Michigan Livestock Council be dissolved for any reason all remaining finances and assets shall be fairly divided between the Mason County 4-H Advisory Council and the Mason County Farm Bureau. Section 2: The West Michigan Livestock Council shall remain non-profit forever. ARTICLE VIII AMENDMENT OF BY-LAWS & RULES Section 1: The by-laws can be amended at any regular meeting of the Association by a two-thirds vote, provided that the amendment has been submitted in writing at the previous regular meeting. Section 2: Amendment or rule changes are to be made at one meeting, put into the minutes for everyone to read and then voted on at the next meeting.


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4-H & Youth Livestock 1. These departments are open to any youth enrolled in any Mason County 4-H club, Vocation Agriculture, or other youth organization. 2. Ages determined as of January 1. 3. All exhibitors must conform to the rules governing their respective projects and MDA health requirements. 4. No entry fees or stall rent shall be required 5. Each club exhibit should be labeled with an attractive sign bearing the name of the club or Vocational Agriculture organization it represents. 6. Each youth will be issued a youth exhibitor number. 7. A 4-H, FFA, 4 Korners Kid pre-registration must be turned into the Extension Office by the second Wednesday in June. Send entries to the MSU Extension Office, 102 S. Main St., Suite 4, Scottville, MI 49454. 8. There must be two (2) animals for Grand Champion awards; at least three (3) for Reserve Champion. 9. Any animal shown must be the project animal of the exhibitor. 10. Animals will be placed in A-B-C groupings for the award of premiums except showmanship classes which will 1-2-3, unless specified. 11. Exhibitors will be limited to one entry in each class except championship classes, poultry and rabbit classes. 12. Animals shown in youth classes may not be shown in Open Class with the exception of horses. 13. Grooming, fitting and showing of animals must be by exhibitors. Any assistance provided should be by another youth or teen leader. Leaders, parents and other adults may advise but, are asked to refrain from performing tasks that reduce the learning experience of the youth. 14. Open to all youth exhibitors who personally fit, train, and show their animals. 15. All cattle must be de-horned. 16. All pens must be cleaned by 10 am each day. Pro-rating Premiums: the Western Michigan Fair Association reserves the right to prorate premiums if funding is not received from the State of Michigan. Premium Checks: premiums will be paid by Sunday morning after the conclusion of the Fair. If premiums need to be prorated, checks will be mailed within 7 days. Checks must be cashed within 60 days. After 60 days, any uncashed checks will be voided. If you wish donate your premium check back to the Association, please endorse the

check and return to the Association. Premium disputes: Any premium dispute must be filed in writing with the Association Board within three weeks after the conclusion of Fair. Complaints must be submitted to the Board Secretary either by mailing to the Association or personal delivery. Department 2 - Youth Dairy Cattle Judging time: Wednesday, 9:00am • Night Milking Time: 6:00pm All Dairy animals moved in Michigan are required to have an RFID (radio frequency identification device) ear tag. Section 1 - Showmanship Must have at least 3 entries in each showmanship class or classes will be combined. Class 1 2 3 1 Senior Showmanship (17-19 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 2 Junior Showmanship (14-16 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 3 Intermediate Showmanship (11-13 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 4 Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 5 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 6 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. 7 Supreme Dairy Showman Special Award Dairy Breed Sections: Section 2 Ayrshire Section 5 Holstein Section 3 Brown Swiss Section 6 Jersey Section 4 Guernsey Section 7 Any Other Class 8 Bull Calf (born after 1/1 this year) 9 Junior Heifer Calf (born after 3/1 this year) 10 Intermediate Heifer Calf    born 12/1 last year-2/28 this year)

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Senior Heifer Calf (born 9/1 last year-11/30 last year) 8.00 Junior Yearling Heifer (born 3/1 last year-8/31 last year) 8.00 Senior Yearling Heifer (born 9/1 2 yrs ago-2/29 last year) 8.00 Junior Champion Female (Winners of classes 9-13) Two Year old Cow (born 9/1 3 yrs ago-8/31 two yrs ago) 10.00 Three Year Old Cow (born 9/1 4 yrs ago-8/31 3 yrs ago) 10.00 Four Year Old Cow (born 9/1 5 yrs ago-8/31 4 yrs ago) 10.00 Aged Cow (5 yrs old, born before 9/1 5 yrs ago) 10.00 Senior Champion Female (Winners of classes 15-18) Grand Champion Female (Winners of classes 14 & 19) Produce of Dam (2 4-H animals, any age, from same dam) 10.00 Best Udder Cow 10.00

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Section 8 - Best Udder - All Breeds 23 Best Udder of All Breeds Trophy Section 9 - Production Classes - All Breeds Production records must be turned in MSU Extension office one week before fair. Eligible cows must produce at least 450 lbs or mature equivalent. Partial records of 120 days or more will be projected to 305 day lactation, using Michigan State University breed factors. Breed standards will be used to compute records. Class 24 DHIA Official Test 25 Owner Sampler

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Section 10 - Dairy Club Herd 1. Three female breeding animals, shown by three different exhibitors all from same 4-H club. 2. Judging based on uniformity of animals and member showmanship. Class 1 2 3 4 26 Club Herd 9.00 6.00 4.00 2.00 Special Awards: True Type Holstein Award: sponsored by: True Type Jersey Award: sponsored by Pete Babbin Family Dairy Show Person of the Day: sponsored by John Cregg Family Phillip Mauer Trophy: for Top Milk Production, to comply with the rules in Section 9 Department 4 - Youth Beef Cattle Judging Time: Monday, 9:00am All Beef animals moved in Michigan are required to have an RFID (radio frequency identification device) ear tag. Section 1 - Showmanship Must have at least 3 entries in each showmanship class or classes will be combined. Class 1 2 3 30 Senior Showmanship (17-19 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 31 Junior Showmanship (14-16 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 32 Intermediate Showmanship (11-13 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 33 Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 34 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 35 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. 36 Supreme Beef Showman Special Award

Beef Breed Sections: Section 2 Angus Section 6 Shorthorn Section 3 Charolais Section 7 Simmental Section 4 Hereford Section 8 Galloway Section 5 Maine-Anjou Section 9 Any Other Class A B C 37 Bull Calf (born after 1/1 this year) 8.00 7.00 6.00 8.00 7.00 6.00 38 Summer Heifer Calf (born from 4/30-8/31 this year) 39 Junior Heifer Calf (born 1/1-4/30 this year) 8.00 7.00 6.00 40 Senior Heifer Calf (born 9/1-12/31 last year) 8.00 7.00 6.00 41 Summer Yearling Heifer (born 5/1-8/31 last year) 8.00 7.00 6.00 42 Junior Yearling Heifer (born 1/1-4/30 last year) 10.00 9.00 8.00 43 Senior Yearling Heifer (born 9/1-12/31 2 yrs ago) 10.00 9.00 8.00 44 Junior Champion Female    (Winners of classes 38-43) Rosette 10.00 9.00 8.00 45 Two Year Old Cow (born before-8/31 two yrs ago) 46 Mature Cow 10.00 9.00 8.00 47 Two Females, any age, shown by same exhibitor 10.00 9.00 8.00 48 Cow & Calf Ribbon 49 Senior Champion Female (Winners of classes 45-46) Rosette 50 Grand Champion Female (Winners of classes 44 & 49) Rosette Section 10 - Champion Female - All Breeds 51 Overall Grand Champion Female Trophy Section 11 - Beef Club Herd 1. Three female breeding animals, shown by three different exhibitors, all from same 4-H club. 2. Judging based on uniformity of animals and member showmanship. Class 1 2 3 4 52 Club Herd 9.00 6.00 4.00 2.00 Section 12 - Commercial Feeders All Market Steers must be tied using both a halter and a neck rope. Class A B C 53 Young Beef - Bull (250-500#) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 54 Young Beef - Steer (250-500#) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 55 Young Beef - Heifer (250-500#) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 56 Extra Tagged Market Steer 5.00 4.00 3.00 57 Junior & Senior Calf, commercial feeder 7.00 6.00 5.00 58 Junior & Senior Yearling, commercial feeder 9.00 7.00 5.00 59 Junior Champion Commercial Feeder Rosette 60 Market Steer Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 61 Dairy Steer Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 62 Home-Grown Market Steer (youth must have cow & calf) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 63 Junior Beef Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 64 Junior Dairy Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places Department 6 - Youth Sheep Judging Time: Monday, 4:00pm All Sheep moved in Michigan are required to have USDA Scrapie identification tag. If tattooed, tag must be carried. 1. No muzzles on lambs at any time. 2. Pens to be bedded with natural materials (wood shavings, straw etc). No carpets. 3. While in the show ring, the lamb is to be shown with all four feet on the ground or surface of the ring. 4. Water must be available in pens at all times, except 12 hours prior to entering the show ring. 5. Humane handling practices of sheep at all times. 6. No liquid feeding of lambs. 7. The tail can be lifted from the exterior. Section 1 - Showmanship Must have at least 3 entries in each showmanship class or classes will be combined. Class 1 2 3 70 Senior Showmanship (17-19 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 71 Junior Showmanship (14-16 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 72 Intermediate Showmanship (11-13 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 73 Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 74 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 75 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places

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8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. 76 Supreme Sheep Showman Special Award Section 2 Section 3 Section 4 Section 5 Section 6

Sheep Breed Sections: Cheviot Section 7 Hampshire Colored Wool Section 8 Shropshire Columbia Section 9 Southdown Corriedale Section 10 Suffolk Dorset Section 11 Any Other

Class A 77 Ram (2yrs & older) 5.00 78 Ram (1yr & under 2yrs) 5.00 79 Ram Lamb 5.00 80 Grand Champion Ram 81 Ewe (2 yrs & older) 5.00 82 Ewe (1yr & under 2yrs) 5.00 83 Ewe Lamb 5.00 84 Grand Champion Ewe 85 Flock (1 ram, 1 ewe 1yr & older, 1 ewe lamb,    all same breed) 8.00

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Department 8 - Youth Goats Judging Time: Tuesday, 4:30pm All Goats moved in Michigan are required to have USDA Scrapie identification tag or tattoo. If tattooed, tag must carried. Section 1 - Showmanship Must have at least 3 entries in each showmanship class or classes will be combined. Class 1 2 3 100 Senior Showmanship (14 & over) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 101 Junior Showmanship (11-13 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 102 Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 103 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 104 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. Goat Breed Sections: Section 2 Alpine Section 8 La Mancha Section 3 Nubian Section 9 Nigerian Dwarf Section 4 Oberhalsi Section 10 Boer Section 5 Pygmy Section 11 Hair Breed Section 6 Saanen Section 12 Any Other Section 7 Toggenburg Class A B C 105 Buck Kid (under 6 months) 5.00 4.00 3.00 106 Grand Dam Doe (6 yrs & older) 5.00 4.00 3.00 107 Aged Doe (born prior to 1/1 last year) 5.00 4.00 3.00 108 Yearling Doe (born 1/1 -12/31 last year) 5.00 4.00 3.00 109 Senior Doe Kid (born 1/1-3/30) 5.00 4.00 3.00 110 Junior Doe Kid (born after 3/30) 5.00 4.00 3.00 111 Grand Champion Doe Rosette 112 Produce of Dam    (2 females, any age, from same dam) 5.00 4.00 3.00

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Section 14 - Goat Club Herd 1. Three female breeding animals, shown by three different exhibitors, all from same 4-H club. 2. Judging based on uniformity of animals and member showmanship. Class 1 2 3 4 115 Club Herd 9.00 6.00 4.00 2.00 Section 15 - Milking & Production Contest / Demonstration Project Rules: 1. Contest will be held Tuesday at 7:30pm. 2. Goats must be milked between 7:00-8:00am, the morning of the contest. 3. Contestants will need their own bucket & helper to hold their goat, if desired. 4. Winners determined by the amount of milk given during a two (2) minute time period. 5. At the conclusion of the contest, all goats will be milked out completely and a trophy awarded to the highest producing goat. Class 116 Seniors (14 & over) 117 Juniors (13 & under)

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Section 12 - Commercial Feeders Class A B C 86 Light Feeder (lamb up to & including 70#) 5.00 4.00 3.00 87 Heavy Feeder (lamb 71-90#) 5.00 4.00 3.00 88 Extra Tagged Market Lamb 5.00 4.00 3.00 89 Pen of Three Feeders 5.00 4.00 3.00 90 Finished Wether (non-market animal,    91# & over 1 yr & under) 5.00 4.00 3.00 91 Mason Co Farm Bureau Extra Tagged 5.00 4.00 3.00 92 Market Lamb Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 93 Home-Grown Market Lamb    (youth must have ewe & lamb) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places

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Section 13 - All Breeds 113 Grand Champion of All Breeds 114 Best Udder in Show

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Section 17 - Commercial Goats Market Goats must be in member’s possession at least 8 weeks before fair. Class 120 Wether (born after 12/31, last year) 5.00 4.00 3.00 121 Aged Wether 5.00 4.00 3.00 122 Market Goat (born current year & under 45#) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 123 Market Goat (born current year & over 45#) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places


Department 10 - Youth Swine Judging Time: Tuesday, 8:00am Section 1 - Showmanship Must have at least 3 entries in each showmanship class or classes will be combined. Class 1 2 3 130 Senior Showmanship (17-19 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 131 Junior Showmanship (14-16 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 132 Intermediate Showmanship (11-13 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 133 Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 134 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 135 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. 136 Supreme Swine Showman Special Award Swine Breed Sections: Section 2 Berkshire Section 5 Yorkshire Section 3 Duroc Section 6 Any Other Section 4 Hampshire Class A B C 137 Single Boar Pig (under 1 yr.) 5.00 4.00 3.00 138 Single Boar Pig (over 1 yr.) 5.00 4.00 3.00 139 Champion Boar Pig Rosette 140 Single Gilt Pig (under 6 months) 5.00 4.00 3.00 141 Gilt (6 months old, open or bred) 5.00 4.00 3.00 142 Sow (over 1 yr. without litter) 5.00 4.00 3.00 143 Sow (over 1 yr. with litter) 5.00 4.00 3.00 144 Champion Female Rosette 145 Breeding Herd (three breeding animals,    one breed. One boar, no barrows) 5.00 4.00 3.00 Section 7 - Champion Female - All Breeds 146 Overall Breed Champion

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SMALL ANIMAL SALE ANIMALS RULES MASON COUNTY 4-H & MASON COUNTY FARM BUREAU SMALL ANIMAL COUNCIL MARKET GUIDELINES Young Beef-Goats-Rabbits-Poultry-Waterfowl I. REQUIREMENTS FOR PROJECT MEMBERS 1. To be eligible to sell at the sale the youth must belong to the Mason County Small Animal Council and be a member of a 4-H Club, Mason County Farm Bureau or FFA Chapter Member as of the March meeting, prior to the upcoming fair. 2. (a) Members must attend four monthly meetings, and 2 work bees. (Special meetings/events will count). Failure to meet the meeting requirements will result in an additional 5% assessment. Special circumstances will be dealt with on an individual basis by the executive committee. (b) Roll call will be taken at the meeting. The members must be present for roll call or be an active participant in the meeting in order to be considered present at the meeting. 3. Each sale will be assessed 5% of the gross sale or a minimum of $3.00 to cover costs of the programs related to the sale projects. 4. All Small Market Animal members may sign up in their project at the February meetings, with final enrollment at the March meeting. Special circumstances will be dealt with separately. The March meeting will be a highly recommended meeting for the youth, parent or guardian to attend to receive and discuss the project requirements and responsibilities. 5. The members will be responsible for keeping records, raising, showing, selling and delivery of the animals until such time as the project is completed. Small Animal Record Books must be made out in full and turned in on day of entry. NO BOOK-NO SALE OF MARKET ANIMALS. Books will be made available to the judge and will be graded and returned to Small Animal Council member when market checks are distributed. 6. All decisions pertaining to 4-H members with a Small Animal project will be directed to the MSU Extension 4-H Youth staff, and all decisions pertaining to the Mason County Farm Bureau members with a Small Animal Project will be directed to the Mason County Farm Bureau staff in cooperation with the Mason County Small Animal Council. Decisions that pertain to the Western Michigan Fair Association will be subject to the approval of the Western Michigan Fair Association Board. 7. Each member will be responsible for making (2) two posters per project. Each member may submit one poster for the annual poster contest at the June meeting. All posters must be brought to this meeting. Failure to meet this requirement will result in an additional 5% assessment. 8. Members are encouraged to send the “THANK YOU’S” as soon as possible after Fair and bring a copy to the meeting in order to receive their project checks. 9. Members must be present when their project is being judged. Special exceptions will be dealt with separately. 10. Members may sell at one sale only. Either the Small Animal or the Large Animal, but not both. 11. If there are more than 15 pens of each species of poultry or rabbits, a member may be limited to 1 project in that specie, not 2. 12. Upon replacement of an animal, due to death or disease, the Small Animal Council President will be notified immediately. A replacement committee will be appointed to assist the member in replacing the project within a reasonable time, up to 30 days before fair, with approximately the same type, breed and weight animals if possible, of either project raised. The project may be changed with permission of the Executive Board providing all the new project requirements are met. 13. Each project seller will turn in at least (2) two potential buyers per project one month prior to fair. 14. All market animals must be raised by member. Rabbits must be raised from birth by member. 15. All market animals should be at the Fairgrounds as directed by the supervisor of the building. 16. It is the responsibility of each member for the care and feeding of his/her animals the entire week of the fair. Improper care will result in the animals being sent home and forfeit of premiums. 17. All Small Animal Council checks must be cashed within 30 days. II. REQUIREMENTS OF ANIMALS 1. Small Market Animals refer to Young Beef, Market Goats, Rabbits, Poultry and Waterfowl. 2. Rabbits and poultry must be meat type. Goats must be wethers and does. 3. All Small Market Animals must be in possession and no older than described below to be eligible for sale and must attain a minimum weight. ALL MARKET POULTRY MUST BE PURCHASED FROM THE SAME SOURCE. MEMBERS WILL MAKE THAT DECISION AT THE MARCH MEETING. A copy of a Pullorum-Typhoid free certificate must be attached to the record book. All poultry must be in the member’s possession no later than 4 days after hatch date. 4. All animals will be ear tagged or identified at time set by the Directors. 5. Any animal that does not make weight requirements will not be sold. These animals are eligible then to be entered in other classes.

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III. PERTAINING TO THE FAIR OR THE MARKET SALE 1. For sale purposes, members may sell a maximum of (2) two projects; Young Beef, Goats, Rabbits, Poultry or Waterfowl. 2. Procedure for judging, showing and sale conditions, leaders and members should refer to the Fair Premium Book. A committee, consisting of the Market Secretary, building supervisor, other committee members and a Veterinarian shall make recommendation on any market entries. 3. Market class entries are not eligible for other breed classes, with the option of showmanship. 4. The sale order of projects will be by alphabetical rotation. The sale order of species will be determined by placings with first place, second place and so on. 5. All meat pens will be sold unless the exhibitor notifies the Superintendent and the Small Animal Council Secretary, before judging takes place. 6. All Grand Champions and Reserve Champions must be sold. 7. No sick animal will be sold. No special medicine will be given to the project animals (2) two weeks prior to the Fair, unless advised otherwise by a veterinarian. Sale of a project animal under veterinary medicine must be accompanied by written veterinary approval. 8. Young Beef and Goat slaughtering fees will be assumed by the buyers. No charge on other projects. (This will be stated on the sale sheets.) 9. The cost of processing the rabbits, poultry and waterfowl will be assumed by the Council member. (This will be stated on the sale sheets.) 10. Buyers have the option to do with the animal as they please, but donating the project back to the child is highly discouraged. It is in direct conflict with the purpose of the project. (This will be stated on the sale sheets.) 11. Buyers have the option to do with the animal as they please; but any donated back to the child will be sold and monies donated back to the Small Animal Council or his/her choice or organized charity. (This will be stated on the sale sheets.) 12. Animals bought at the sale must be delivered to the buyer or picked up by the buyer within (2) weeks after the close of the Fair. (This will be stated on the sale sheets.) 13. When the animal is donated back to be resold, the project member will receive the original price. (This will be state on the sale sheets.) 14. Judges are to be rotated every (2) two years. 15. Only Small Animal Council members will be allowed to handle the project in the sale ring. 16. Bid takers shall not take bids on the sale of their child’s projects. IV. MISCELLANEOUS RULES 1. A 4-H FFA, 4 Korners pre-registration form must be turned into the Extension Office by the second Wednesday in June. Send enteries to the MSU Extension Office, 102 S. Main St., Suite 4, Scottville, MI 49454. 2. For members who are selling, attendance at the June meeting of the Small Animal Council is mandatory. If the Small Animal Council member does not make the meeting, an additional extra work slot for the Small Animal building will be assigned. For those members who are exhibiting only, the June meeting is highly recommended, plus one additional meeting during the year. 3. If member is selling, he/she must work (1) one work bee before the Fair and (1) one work bee after Fair. The work bees will be held on the two Tuesdays preceding Fair and the first Tuesday after Fair, beginning at 6:00 p.m. 4. Small Animal Council member must work barn duty for (2) two-hour shifts per market project, per family. 5. For a member who exhibits only, must work barn duty for (1) two-hour shift. 6. Barn duty includes watering all of the poultry, rabbits and goats, sweeping all walkways in the building and lean-to and monitoring visitors in the building. 7. All cages and stalls must be cleaned and animals fed by 10:00 a.m. daily. 8. Rabbits must be tattooed, or they will not be allowed to stay at Fair. 9. Trophies will be released after the Small Animal Barn has been cleaned and thank you notes to trophy sponsors have been turned in by members to the Small Animal Secretaries. ADDITIONAL CHANGES IN POULTRY AND RABBIT CLASSES

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Department 12 - Youth Poultry Judging time: Wednesday, 8:00am 1. Crosses will be accepted only in crossbred production and market classes. 2. Each exhibitor selling market chickens may bring a maximum of nine (9) birds for weigh-in. Two pens of three (3) each will be selected to sell, with the other pen of three (3) to be shown in production class. 3. Best in Show, Reserve in Show, Grand Champion market pens and Reserve Champion market pens will receive rosettes. All first place poultry are eligible to compete for these awards. 4. A rosette will be awarded for each Best of Breed with six (6) or more in the class. 5. Premiums will be limited to a maximum of two placings per class. 6. Identification bands will be required on all birds upon entry. 7. Exhibitors must carry their own birds for judging. 8. Birds must be kept in the pens for the Fair. Absolutely NO EARLY withdrawals or premiums will be forfeited. 9. No late entries will be accepted. 10. NO sick birds will be accepted. 11. Poultry judging will be an exhibition show. Birds will not be judged in cages. 12. All exhibitors must be present at judging time to handle his/her birds. 13. All feed for birds must be provided by owner. Exhibitors must provide for feeding, watering, and cleaning cages for their own birds. Failure to do so can cause a member to lose premiums. 14. All poultry except MARKET may be purchased where the member chooses, but a copy of the sales slip and a copy of a Pullorum-Typhoid free certificate from the hatchery, must be attached to the record book. All poultry must be in the members’ possession no later than 4 days after the hatch date. Section 1 - Chicken Showmanship Must have at least 3 entries in each showmanship class or classes will be combined. Class 1 2 3 160 Senior Showmanship (14 yrs & older) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 161 Junior Showmanship (11-13 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 162 Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 163 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 164 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older.

176 Junior Showmanship (11-13 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 177 Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 178 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 179 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. Section 5 - Production Classes (All Breeds) Class A 180 Pen of 3 Pullets (hatched in current year) 3.00 181 Pen of 3 Hens (hatched in prior years) 3.00 182 Pen of 3 Cockerels (hatched in current year,    non-market) 3.00

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Section 2 - Turkey Showmanship Must have at least 3 entries in each showmanship class or classes will be combined. Class 1 2 3 165 Senior Showmanship (14 yrs & older) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 166 Junior Showmanship (11-13 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 167 Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 168 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 169 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. Section 3 - Waterfowl Showmanship Must have at least 3 entries in each showmanship class or classes will be combined. Class 1 2 3 170 Senior Showmanship (14 yrs & older) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 171 Junior Showmanship (11-13 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 172 Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 173 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 174 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. Section 4 - Pigeon Showmanship Must have at least 3 entries in each showmanship class or classes will be combined. Class 1 2 3 175 Senior Showmanship (14 yrs & older) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00

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Section 6 - Market Classes (All Breeds) Class 183 Chickens - pen of 3 cockerels (meat type, each bird 4# or over, hatched 7-8 weeks before fair) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 184 Chickens - pen of 3 pullets (meat type, each bird 4# or over, hatched 7-8 weeks before fair) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 185 Turkeys - pen of 2 toms (each bird 10# or over, hatched 16-18 weeks before fair) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 186 Turkeys - pen of 2 hens (each bird 10# or over, hatched 16-18 weeks before fair) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 187 Ducks - pen of 3 (each bird 5# or over, hatched 10-12 weeks before fair Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places 188 Geese - pen of 2 toms (each bird 10# or over, hatched 15 weeks before fair) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places Poultry Breed Sections: Section 7 American Standard Section 8 Asiatic Standard Section 9 English Standard Section 10 Mediterranean Standard Section 11 Continental Standard Section 12 All Other Purebred Standard Section 13 Crossbred Standard Class A 200 Cock (male over 1 yr old) 3.00 201 Hen (female over 1 yr old) 3.00 202 Cockerel (male under 1 yr old) 3.00 203 Pullet (female under 1 yr old) 3.00

Section 14 Section 15 Section 16 Section 17 Section 18 Section 19

A 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

Class 228 Old Cock 229 Old Hen 230 Young Cock 231 Young Hen B 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

C 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

B 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

Geese Breed Sections: Section 22 Purebred Goose Section 23 Crossbred Goose

Class 212 Old Gander 213 Old Goose 214 Young Gander 215 Young Goose

Turkey Breed Sections: Section 20 Purebred Turkey Section 21 Crossbred Turkey

Class 216 Old Tom 217 Old Hen 218 Young Tom 219 Young Hen

B 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

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Section 31 - Eggs

A 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

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Class 232 White Eggs 233 Brown Eggs 234 Colored Eggs 235 Duck Eggs Best in Show Reserve in Show

Duck Breed Sections: Section 20 Purebred Duck Section 21 Crossbred Duck Class 208 Old Drake 209 Old Hen 210 Young Drake 211 Young Hen

Section 27 - Exotic Fowl

Class 224 Old Cock 225 Old Hen 226 Young Cock 227 Young Hen

A 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

Pigeon Breed Sections: Section 28 Utility Breeds Section 29 Exhibition Breeds Section 30 Fancy Breeds

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Department 14 - Youth Rabbits Judging time: Monday, 8:00am 1. Rabbits will judged as in Open Class with placings from one (1) on down, depending on the number in the class. Rabbits will then be given an A-B-C award, depending on their placing, condition and general appearance. 2. Best in Show, Reserve in Show, Grand Champion market pens and Reserve Champion market pens will receive rosettes. All first place rabbits are eligible to compete for these awards. 3. A trophy will be awarded for each Best of Breed with six (6) or more in the class. 4. Premiums will be limited to a maximum of two placings per class. 5. Every entry must be placed on the table for judging by the 4-H member at the time of show, otherwise it will be eliminated. 6. NO diseased animals will be allowed. 7. All feed for rabbits must be provided by owner. Exhibitors must provide for feeding, watering, and cleaning cages for their own rabbits. Failure to do so can cause a member to lose premiums. 8. ALL RABBITS MUST BE TATTOOED WITH A PERMANMENT INDIVIDUAL TATTOO PRIOR TO FAIR. 9. The same animal may not be shown in both 4-H and Open Classes. 10. An individual rabbit may be shown in showmanship only by one individual who has cared for the animal. 11. Exhibiting 3-6 week old rabbits is discouraged. However, if the exhibitor brings them to Fair, they must provide their own “escape proof “cage. Section 1 - Rabbit Showmanship Must have at least 3 entries in each showmanship class or classes will be combined. Class 1 2 3 240 Senior Showmanship (14 yrs & older) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 241 Junior Showmanship (11-13 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 242 Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) Trophy & 6.00 5.00 4.00 243 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 244 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. Rabbit Breed Sections:

4 Class Breeds Section 2 American Fuzzy Lop Section 3 American Sable Section 4 Belgian Hare Section 5 Britannia Petite Section 6 Dutch Section 7 Dwarf Hotot Section 8 English Angora Section 9 English Lop Section 10 English Spot Section 11 Flemish Giant Section 12 Florida White Section 13 French Angora Section 14 Harlequin Section 15 Havana Section 16 Himalayan 6 Class Breeds Section 33 American Section 34 American Chinchilla Section 35 Bereven Section 36 Blanc de Hotot Section 37 Californian Section 38 Champagne D’Argent Section 39 Checkered Giant Section 40 Cinnamon Class 245 Buck (under 6 months) 246 Doe (under 6 months) 247 Buck (6-8 months) 248 Doe (6-8 months) 249 Buck (over 8 months) 250 Doe (over 8 months) 251 Fur

Section 17 Holland Lop Section 18 Jersey Wooly Section 19 Lilac Section 20 Mini Lop Section 21 Mini Rex Section 22 Mini Satin Section 23 Netherland Dwarf Section 24 Polish Section 25 Rex Section 26 Rhinelander Section 27 Satin Angora Section 28 Silver Section 29 Silver Marten Section 30 Standard Chinchilla Section 32 Tan Section 32 Thrianta Section 41 Section 42 Section 43 Section 44 Section 45 Section 46 Section 47 Section 48 A 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

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Section 43 - Market Classes (All Breeds) Class A B C 252 Meat Pen 3.00 2.00 1.00 253 Rabbits (pen of 3, each rabbit between 3½ -5#, born no earlier than 69 days before fair) Trophy & Ribbons 1-25 places Section 44 - Best of Show Best in Show Rosette Reserve in Show Rosette Section 45 - Pocket Pets 1. To include animals such as gerbils, hamsters, white mice, cats, fish etc. 2. No wild or exotic pet entries allowed. Class A B C 255 Senior 3.00 2.00 1.00 256 Junior 3.00 2.00 1.00 257 Beginner 3.00 2.00 1.00 258 Open Youth (7-8 yrs) 3.00 2.00 1.00 259 Open Youth (5-6 yrs) 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older.

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Department 16 - Youth Horses 4-H Horse & Pony Rules 1. Exhibitor’s Age will be determined by Jan. 1 of the current year. 2. Horse & pony age will be determined as of January 1st of the year they were foaled. 3. Ponies are considered to be 56” or under. Ponies must have been measured at a previous youth show. 4. No Stallions are allowed. 5. Exhibitors may exhibit only one equine animal. 6. The Mason County 4-H Horse Developmental Committee (HDC) has determined that any 4-Her showing an equine project at the Western Michigan Fair must: a. Have fulfilled the requirements of the HDC for participation at fair. Requirements are listed in the HDC by-laws. b. Be an enrolled member of a Mason County 4-H Horse club. c. Declare their project animal by July 1st. d. Not already have, or be, participating at another county fair with a horse project. e. Have a current negative Coggins on file with the 4-H Show Committee. 7. Judges will award A-B-C ribbons and then place each class 1st through 6th. Premium money of $3.00 for an A award, $2.00 for a B award, and $1.00 for a C award will be awarded in all qualifying classes. Trophies will be awarded for 1st places and ribbons given through 6th, excluding championship classes and gymkhana. Championship classes will receive Champion and Reserve Champion awards. Pre-registration is not required for Championship classes. 8. Classes will be split after 12 riders or as deemed appropriate by the show committee. 9. Deadline for pre-registrations will be determined by the HDC. No pre-registrations will be accepted after that date. Additions must be made by 5 p.m. the day before the class is held. Scratches should be made as soon as they are known to the exhibitor. 10. All patterns will be available at the entry booth. 11. Gymkhana, Novice and Level 1 Trail will be judged by someone other than the performance judge. 12. Novice and Level 1 riders may not ride in any class that requires cantering. 13. Versatility class will be judged as a pleasure class with each exhibitor competing first with English tack and appointments. Each rider will then be allowed 3 minutes to change clothing and tack to Western while in the arena. Each exhibitor may have the help of one groom who will bring in the necessary articles and may assist the rider with changes. At the end of 3 minutes riders must be mounted, grooms will leave the arena and the class will continue with riders showing Western. Any rider not mounted when time is called is automatically disqualified. 14. Spotters will be provided in all Cloverbud riding classes and when deemed necessary by the show committee. Parents, leaders, or trainers acting as spotters are not allowed to coach while in the ring. If an exhibitor is unable to control his/her project animal, they will be excused by the judge. If a parent or leader is needed in the ring for moral support – but control is not an issue – they must notify the show secretary prior to the start of the class and the exhibitor will not be considered in the placings. Leaders and parents should strongly discourage members from entering a class if they are unable to control their horse/pony. 15. Exercise times will be open until 9 p.m. Horses must be in stalls after 9 p.m. No one is allowed to ride during exercise time without leader or parent supervision. 16. Horses must be led from the barn to the arena, anywhere around the North and West sides of the arenas and from the arena back to the barns. 17. Leadline is open to any youth ages 5-8. Walk Only is open to any youth ages 9-10 who has not passed Novice Level. Leadline and Walk Only exhibitors do not have to declare their project animal by July 1st and may use another 4-Her’s declared project animal. They must complete the pre-registration forms and submit at the deadline. This is an equitation class. Leadline and Walk Only exhibitors may bring their project animal to fair only if there is space available. 18. All participants in the Leadline, Walk Only, Cloverbud, HuntHack, Equitation Over Fences and Gymkhana classes are required to wear protective riding helmets which meet the specifications of the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), are manufactured and distributed by a participant in the certification program of the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) and which bears the SEI certification label. Harnesses must be secured and must properly fit the head. The exhibitor or his/her parent/guardian is solely responsible for complying with the headgear rule. The Fairboard, judge, and show officials are not responsible for compliance with the headgear rule. Show officials reserve the right to spot check helmets at any time to verify compliance with this rule. There will be no discrimination against wearing protective headgear in other classes as well, even if it does not match the style of riding. 19. Protective footwear covering the ankle and including the heel must be worn when leading or washing your animal. 20. THESE RULES ARE IN EFFECT FROM ARRIVAL UNTIL DEPARTURE. 21. For safety reasons, the “4-H Horse & Pony Project Show Rules and Regulations” and the Mason County Horsemasters Program, Level Novice through Level 5 will be used as reference for this show. 22. All Cloverbuds must be accompanied by an adult or 4-H member 13 or over.

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HORSEMASTERS PROGRAM GUIDELINES A. A member may complete more than one level per year. B. The level for competition at fair must be declared on the entry form by the deadline. C. Members will be awarded ribbons during fair for each level completed during the year. D. Members must show only in the most recent level they have attained, according to the official record. E. Members who have passed Levels 2-5 may show in any class designated as “Open”. Novice and Level 1 riders may not ride in any class that requires cantering, or in any driving class. F. All classes shall be set, regulated and judged in accordance with the standards of the Horsemaster’s Levels. G. In the name of fairness and good sportsmanship, members are encouraged to participate in the level which genuinely reflects their ability. * Classes count towards high points. **Classes will be used as tie-breakers in high points. SPLITS WILL NOT BE PLACED, ONLY CLASSES Judging Time: Monday, 9:00am Section 1 - Halter Class A 300 Ponies 3.00 301 Stock Type Mares 3.00 302 Stock Type Geldings 3.00 303 Stock Type Championship 304 Pleasure Type Mares 3.00 305 Pleasure type Geldings 3.00 306 Pleasure Type Championship

B 2.00 2.00 2.00 Trophy 2.00 2.00 Trophy

C 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 2 – Dressage (Huntseat & Western) Not offered as premium paid classes. Class 307 Level 5 - Training Test 3 NO Premiums or Ribbons 308 Level 4 - Training Test 2 NO Premiums or Ribbons 309 Level 3 - Training Test 1 NO Premiums or Ribbons 310 Level 2 - Training Intro C NO Premiums or Ribbons 311 Level 1 - Intro B NO Premiums or Ribbons 312 Novice - Intro A NO Premiums or Ribbons Section 3 - Equitation Over Fences Class A 313 Hunter Hack 2nd (Levels 2-3) 3.00 314 Hunter Hack (Levels 4-5) 3.00 315 Equitation Over Fences (Levels 3-5) 3.00 Section 4 – Western Patterns Class A 316 Western Patterns (Levels 2-5) 3.00 Judging time: Tuesday, 9:00am

B 2.00 2.00 2.00

C 1.00 1.00 1.00

B 2.00

C 1.00

Section 5 - Senior Showmanship Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 317 Level 4 & 5 Rosettes 1-6 places 318 Level 3 Rosettes 1-6 places 319 Level 2 Rosettes 1-6 places 320 Sr Showmanship Championship Trophy & Rosette Section 6 - Saddleseat Pleasure Class A 321 16-19 yrs 3.00 322 14-15 yrs 3.00 323 12-13 yrs 3.00 324 9-11 yrs W/T, canter 3.00 325 12-19 yrs W/T 3.00 326 9-11 yrs W/T 3.00

B 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

C 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00


Class 327 Level 4 & 5 328 Level 3 329 Level 2 330 Level 1 331 Novice

Section 7 - Saddleseat Equitation* A 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

B 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

C 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 8 - Saddleseat Bareback* Class A B C 332 Level 4 & 5 3.00 2.00 1.00 333 Level 3 3.00 2.00 1.00 334 Level 2 3.00 2.00 1.00 335 Level 1 3.00 2.00 1.00 336 Sr Championship Trophy & Rosette 337 Jr Championship Trophy & Rosette Section 9 - Open Class A B C 338 English Riding Pattern - (Levels 2-5) 3.00 2.00 1.00 339 English Pairs - (Levels 2-5) 3.00 2.00 1.00 Judging time: Wednesday, 9:00am Cloverbud classes are open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and are an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. Section 10 - Junior Showmanship 1 2 3 4 5 6 340 Level 1 Rosettes 1-6 places 341 Novice Rosettes 1-6 places 342 Walk Only Rosettes 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud 7-8, W/T Participation Ribbons Only 8001 Cloverbud 5-8, W/O Participation Ribbons Only 343 Jr Showmanship Championship Trophy & Rosette Section 11 - Hunt Seat Pleasure Class A B C 344 16-19 yrs 3.00 2.00 1.00 345 14-15 yrs 3.00 2.00 1.00 346 12-13 yrs 3.00 2.00 1.00 347 9-11 yrs W/T, canter 3.00 2.00 1.00 348 12-19 yrs W/T 3.00 2.00 1.00 349 9-11 yrs W/T 3.00 2.00 1.00 8002 Cloverbud 7-8, W/T Participation Ribbons Only Section 12 - Hunt Seat Equitation Class A B C 350 Level 4 & 5 3.00 2.00 1.00 351 Level 3 3.00 2.00 1.00 352 Level 2 3.00 2.00 1.00 353 Level 1 3.00 2.00 1.00 354 Novice 3.00 2.00 1.00 355 Open 5-8yrs, W/T Participation Ribbons Only 8003 Cloverbud 7-8, W/T Participation Ribbons Only Section 13 - Hunt Seat Bareback* Class A B C 356 Level 4 & 5 3.00 2.00 1.00 357 Level 3 3.00 2.00 1.00 358 Level 2 3.00 2.00 1.00 359 Level 1 3.00 2.00 1.00 360 Sr Championship Trophy & Rosette 361 Jr Championship Trophy & Rosette Class 362 Lead line (5-8 yrs) 8004 Cloverbud 5-8, W/O 363 Walk Only (9-10 yrs)

Section 14

A B C Participation Ribbons Only Participation Ribbons Only 3.00 2.00 1.00

Section 15 - Trail** Class A B C 364 Level 1 3.00 2.00 1.00 365 Novice 3.00 2.00 1.00 8005 Cloverbud 7-8, W/T Participation Ribbons Only 366 Walk Only (9-10 yrs) 3.00 2.00 1.00 8006 Cloverbud Walk Only (5-8yrs) Participation Ribbons Only 8007 Cloverbud Leadline (5-8yrs) Participation Ribbons Only Judging time: Thursday, 9:00am Cloverbud classes are open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and are an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. Section 16 - Western Pleasure Class A B C 367 16-19 yrs 3.00 2.00 1.00 368 14-15 yrs 3.00 2.00 1.00 369 12-13 yrs 3.00 2.00 1.00 370 9-11 yrs W/T, canter 3.00 2.00 1.00 371 12-19 yrs W/T 3.00 2.00 1.00 372 9-11 yrs W/T 3.00 2.00 1.00 8008 Cloverbud 7-8, W/T Participation Ribbons Only Section 17 - Western Equitation* Class A B C 373 Level 4 & 5 3.00 2.00 1.00 374 Level 3 3.00 2.00 1.00 375 Level 2 3.00 2.00 1.00 376 Level 1 3.00 2.00 1.00 377 Novice 3.00 2.00 1.00 378 Open 5-8yrs, W/T Participation Ribbons Only 8009 Cloverbud 7-8, W/T Participation Ribbons Only Section 18 - Bareback* Class A B C 379 Level 4 & 5 3.00 2.00 1.00 380 Level 3 3.00 2.00 1.00 381 Level 2 3.00 2.00 1.00 382 Level 1 3.00 2.00 1.00 383 Sr Championship (includes bareback Trophy & Rosette 384 Jr Championship (novice & Level 1) Trophy & Rosette Class 385 Versatility (Levels 4-5) 386 Versatility (Levels 2-5) 387 Western Pairs (Levels 2-5) Class 388 Levels 2-5

Section 19 - Open

Section 20 - Trail**

A 3.00 3.00 3.00

B 2.00 2.00 2.00

C 1.00 1.00 1.00

A 3.00

B 2.00

C 1.00

Judging time: Friday, 6:00pm Cloverbud classes are open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and are an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older Section 21 - Costume To be judged for originality. Points for horse being included in the costume. Class is intended for horse and exhibitor only. Story optional, 90 second time limit, and may be read by announcer or told by exhibitor, no change in points. Three judges will score on point system and combine for an average. Class A B C 390 Level 4 & 5 3.00 2.00 1.00 391 Level 3 3.00 2.00 1.00 392 Level 2 3.00 2.00 1.00 393 Level 1 3.00 2.00 1.00 394 Novice 3.00 2.00 1.00 395 Walk Only (9-10 yrs) 3.00 2.00 1.00 8010 Cloverbud (5-8yrs) Participation Ribbons Only

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Judging time: Friday, following Sweepstakes Section 22 - Gymkhana Not offered as premium paid classes. Class 400 Dizzy Race 401 Flag Race 402 Ring Toss 403 Cloverleaf 404 Keyhole (Novice & Level 1 only) 405 Keyhole (Levels 2-5 only) 406 Indiana Flag Race (Levels 2-5 only) 407 Speed & Action (Levels 2-5 only) 408 Cloverleaf (Levels 2-5 only) 409 Down & Back (Levels 2-5 only) 410 Pole Bending (Levels 2-5 only) 411 Two Man Relay (Levels 2-5 only) Department 22 - Youth Dog Care & Training Judging Time: Monday, 6:30pm Rules: 1. Each exhibitor must submit an Educational Dog Care & Training notebook, to be exhibited in the 4-H Building. The notebook will be judged based on years in project. 2. Handling classes are showmanship classes, judged on how the exhibitor presents their dog and knowledge of breed and parts of the dog. 3. Exhibitors must be enrolled in the dog project and be a member of an active 4-H club which has had a minimum of 10 training sessions. Exhibitor and project dog must attend a minimum of 5 sessions. 4. Not open to exhibitors out of county, unless enrolled in a Mason County 4-H club. 5. Exhibitors are responsible for their own dog, and must be kept on a leash at all times. Exceptions are dogs being shown in a novice or open class, during that class. 6. Must have proof of proof of rabies and distemper vaccinations. 7. Exhibitors will not show in any “A” class more than one year. 9. Exhibitors will be advanced according to the leader’s discretion. Exhibitor may be in a “B” class more than one year if either the dog or exhibitor is n to ready to advance. 10. Exhibitors age determined as of December 31 of current year. 11. High point will be awarded to the Exhibitor with the highest score total of all three areas: Educational, Handling and Obedience. 12. “Experienced” means completion of any obedience classes, 4-H or non 4-H. 13. If exhibitor or dog has received training other than 4-H classes, exhibitor will show in “B” classes. Section 1 - Educational Class A B C 450 Notebook 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 2 - Showmanship Class 1 2 3 451 Jr. Handling (13 & under) Trophy & 5.00 4.00 3.00 452 Sr. Handling (14 & over) Trophy & 5.00 4.00 3.00 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older. Section 3 - Obedience Class A B C 453 Sub Novice A 5.00 4.00 3.00 454 Sub Novice B 5.00 4.00 3.00 455 Novice A 5.00 4.00 3.00 456 Novice B 5.00 4.00 3.00 457 Graduate Novice 5.00 4.00 3.00 458 Open 5.00 4.00 3.00 Department 26 - Youth Llamas Judging Time: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00am Youth Levels (used for showmanship, costume & pack relay): Level lll - years 5 & 6 in llama project. A first place in year 5 has option of moving up. Level ll - years 3 & 4 in llama project. A first place in year 3 has option of moving up. Level l - years 1 & 2 in llama project. A first place in year 1 has option of moving up. Llama Class Divisions (adapted from ALSA, Part 11, Sec 2B, 2C; used for obstacle, pack, public relations, talent contest): Advanced - previously placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in novice, or is deemed capable by owner. Once shown in advanced, it cannot be shown in lower class. Novice - never entered the advanced class, or not earned more than three ribbons in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in the respective class. Green - has never been shown or never placed 6th or higher in the respective class.

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Section 1 - Relays Class A B C 475 Pack Relay - Level ll 3.00 2.00 1.00 476 Pack Relay - Level 1 3.00 2.00 1.00 477 Open Team Relay 3.00 2.00 1.00 Teams equalized using a handicap system, rating both llama & handler by division & level. 478 Open Talent Contest 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 2 - Showmanship 479 Showmanship - Level ll 3.00 2.00 1.00 480 Showmanship - Level l 3.00 2.00 1.00 481 Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 482 Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) Trophy & Ribbons 1-6 places 8000 Cloverbud Showmanship Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. They will participate in a non-competitive showmanship event with an appropriate animal that can be controlled by the youth. Cloverbuds will exhibit the animal under the guidance of a member age 13 or older.

Class 483 Obstacle - Advanced 484 Obstacle - Novice 485 Obstacle - Green

Section 3 - Obstacle Course A 3.00 3.00 3.00

B 2.00 2.00 2.00

C 1.00 1.00 1.00

Department 39 - Youth Special Events Section 1 - Best Kept Stall - Horses 4-H Horse Clubs - 1st place Traveling Plaque - Award based on the following: Identification of Club, Members & Exhibit................................................... 15 points Cleanliness of Animals................................................................................25 Points Neatness of Stalls....................................................................................... 25 points Use of Bedding............................................................................................ 20 points Tidiness of Equipment................................................................................. 15 points Section 2 - Best Kept Stall - Livestock 4-H Livestock Clubs - 1st place Traveling Plaque for each species - Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Goats, Swine Award based on the following: Identification of Club, Members & Exhibit................................................... 15 points Cleanliness of Animals................................................................................ 25 points Neatness of Stalls....................................................................................... 25 points Use of Bedding............................................................................................ 20 points Tidiness of Equipment . .............................................................................. 15 points Section 3 - Large Animal Sweepstakes Judging Time: Friday, 11:00am Sponsored by: Jim Riffle, Mason County Clerk 1. All first & second place Showmanship winners in Horses, Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Swine & Llamas are eligible to enter this contest. 2. Member will show all six species to determinate winner of each age division. Senior Showmanship (17-19 yrs)....................................................................Plaque Junior Showmanship (14-16 yrs).....................................................................Plaque Intermediate Showmanship (11-13 yrs)..........................................................Plaque Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) ......………………......................................Plaque Open Youth Showmanship (7-8 yrs) ...………………......................................Plaque Open Youth Showmanship (5-6 yrs) ...………………......................................Plaque Section 4 - Small Animal Sweepstakes Judging Time: Friday, 9:00am Sponsored by: Marcia Hansen 1. All first & second place Showmanship winners in Poultry, Rabbits, Goats & Dogs are eligible to enter this contest. 2. Member will show all six species to determinate winner of each age division. Senior Showmanship (14 & over)............................................................... Medallion Junior Showmanship (11-13 yrs) . ............................................................. Medallion Beginner Showmanship (9-10 yrs) ........................................................... .Medallion Section 5 - Special Award The Livestock Superintendent will award a premium of $10.00 and ribbon to each newborn animal born during fair week, through 10:00am Saturday. Multiple births/ litters will pay only one premium. Award includes Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Goats, Swine and Llamas.


Dear WMFA ­— Thank you for a wonderful fair. Your hours of effort definitely paid off. The grounds were beautiful, the grandstand complete, and nearly everyone was happy!  We appreciate your time & talent to provide a week to theyouth of the county. Thank you, thank you, thank you for all you do. ♥ The Shoops

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“Thank-You” To Everyone Who Helped from the West Michigan Livestock Council and Large Animal Auction Thursday, July 26 • 6:30 pm

Small Animal Auction Thursday, July 26 • 5:30 pm

thank-you TO ALL OUR 2011 BUYERS

Grand Champion Steer Owner: Faith Whitaker Wgt: 1310 lbs. Price: $4.00 Buyer: Meijer

Reserve Champion Steer Owner: Caylah Funk Wgt. 1320 lbs. Price $2.00 Buyer: Hardman Construction

Grand Champion Hog Owner: Will Flewelling Wgt. 290 lbs. Price $8.00 Buyer: Meijer

Reserve Champion Hog Owner: Leta Larsen Wgt. 274 lbs. Price $7.50 Buyers: Thalman Const. & Surface Expressions

Grand Champion Lamb Owner: Anna Tyndall Wgt. 145 lbs. Price $17.00 Buyer: Shop-N-Save

Reserve Champion Sheep Owner: Brandon Kelley Wgt. 119 lbs. Price $6.00 Buyer: Meijer

A& D Elk Ranch Aaron DeKuiper Family Aaron’s Horse Shoeing Acres Co-op Al Hardman Beemer Trucking Bon Sejour Farm Brooks & Dave Johnson Bush Hog Inc. C. Petersen & Sons Calvin Lutz Cameron Brothers, Inc. Carter Lumber Caswell-Latocha Century 21 Change Parts, Inc. Cooper Antique Tractors Country Equine Country Kennels Country Veterinary Clinic Cregg Farms Crossbeam Construction D&K Farms Dr. Amanda Overmyer Easy Living Flooring Ebel’s USDA Meat Processing

Elmer’s Concrete Englebrecht Farms Exchange Team Advantage Fabian Knizacky Family Foot & Ankle Clinic Freeman Creek Equipment Gary Dittmer Gary & Peg Dittmer Geers’ Chiropractic Geers’ Farm Gillison Variety Fabrication, Inc. Greenstone Farm Credit Gustafson Well Drilling Hackert Orchards Hardman Construction Herrygers Farms Indian Summer Janet Anderson Jesse Petersen Farm Jensen Masonry Karen’s Licensed Day Care Kusebuski Electrical Contracting Larsen Farm Larsen’s Landscaping Ludington Beverage Ludington Concrete

Ludington Dairy Queen Ludington Paint & Glass Manpower Mark Vipperman Mary Shoup Meijer Memorial Medical Center Merskin & Merskin Metalworks Mike Bardos North Central Co-op Northside Market Ohse Farms Oomen Farms PB&J Farm Pioneer State Mutual PNC Bank Pump Engineering Quick Way Ranch Productions, LLC Ray Franz Robin Abrahamson Rolling Oak Vets Sanders Meat Packing Schneider Consulting Shafer Farms

Shafer Hog Farms Shawn Walter Shelby State Bank Shop-N-Save Smith-Villadsen Springdale Farms Squires’ Family Care Chiropractic Stakenas Farms Stephen’s Life Story Funeral Home Sunshine Outdoor Services Surface Expressions Swicks Custom Butchering Terry & Nikkol Ingleright Thalman Construction Thurow Farms Tom Wendt Tri-County Feed Service, Inc. Turf Care Mole Man Walter’s Fishery Watson’s Manistee Chrysler Weldon Creek Farms Wes Morton Family West Shore Bank Ziehm LP Gas

A Special Thank-you to: Our auctioneer Pat Lause and our photographer Russ Miller and Shop-N-Save, Crossbeam Construction, Farm View Resort, Riffle Trucking, Schneider Consulting, Stakenas Farms and the Western Michigan Fair Association 40 Western Michigan Fair Association 2012 Premium Book


Make Our 2011 Auction a Success! the Mason County Small Animal Council Thank-You To All Our 2011 Buyers Grand Champion Chicken (Pullet) Owner: Randy Johnson Wgt: 20.6 Price: $15.00 Buyer: C. Peterson and Sons

Res. Champion Chicken (Pullet) Owner: Seth Kriz Wgt. 19 lbs. Price $12.50 Buyer: Bates Maple Syrup

Grand Champ Chicken (Pullet) Owner: Jackson Kimes Wgt. 12.8 lbs. Price $5.50 Buyer: Kelder Poured Walls

Grand Champion Turkey (Hen) Owner: Katelynn Willoughby Wgt.: 50 lbs. Price: $8.00 Buyer: Sherryl Martin

Res. Champ Turkey (Hen) Owner: Jenni Herrema Wgt. 45.2 lbs. Price $7.00 Buyer: Fabian Knizacky Family

Grand Champion Chicken (Cockerel) Owner: Brayden Overmyer Wgt: 25.6 Price $5.75 Buyer: C. Peterson and Sons

Res Champ Chicken (Cockeral) Owner: Brayden Overmyer Wgt. 27.6 lbs. Price $5.00 Buyer: Egeler Beef Farms

Res Champ Chicken (Cockeral) Owner: Randy Johnson Wgt. 26.2 lbs. Price $21.00 Buyers: Dr. Kenneth Hill and Dr. Marlena Hill Res. Champ Turkey (Tom) Owner: Luke Johnson Wgt. 70.8 lbs. Price $5.00 Buyer: Kelder Poured Walls

Grand Champion Chicken (Pullet) Owner: Randy Johnson Wgt. 20.6 lbs. Price $15.00 Buyer: C Peterson and Sons

Grand Champ Chicken (Cockeral) Owner: Jessica Budzynski Wgt. 24.6 lbs. Price $13.50 Buyer: West Shore Bank

Grand Champ Rabbit Owner: Kendra Gilchrist Wgt. 13 Lbs. Price $6.75 Buyer: D & K Farms

Grand Champion Turkey (Hen) Owner: Katelynn Willoughby Wgt. 50 lbs. Price $8.00 Buyer: Sherryl Martin

Grand Champion Turkey (Tom) Owner: Jenni Herrema Wgt. 74.2 lbs. Price $6.00 Buyer: Fabian Knizacky Family

Reserve Champion Rabbit Owner: Kendra Gilchrist Wgt. 10.8 lbs. Price $6.50 Buyer: Acres Co-op

A Special Thank-you to: Auctioneer: Pat Louse Photographer: Jason Gould Bid Takers:Donna Miszewski and Ken Schwass Sponsors: Dr. Tim O’Callaghan, Dr. Mary O’Callahan, Dr. Amanda Overmyer and Dr. James Ryan

Thank You To All Our 2011 Small Animal Buyers C Peterson and Sons Milestone Construction Ludington Concrete Fabian Knizacky Family Egeler Beef Farms Kevin and Nancy Hansen West Shore Bank Easy Living Flooring

Kelder Poured Walls Marcia Lyons Dr. Kenneth Hill Geoff Hansen D & K Farms Pat Louse Dr. Marlena Hill Joe Bates

Acres Co-op Bates Maple Syrup Joe Bates Ken and Donna Miszewski Sherryl Martin Mason County Transit Mix Ray Franz Shea Farms Western Michigan Fair Association 2012 Premium Book 41


NON-Livestock FOR ALL YOUTH (4-H & OPEN)

4-H Youth & Open Youth Rules: 1. Entries will be judged Tuesday, except clowning. 2. Exhibits will be released at 8:00 a.m. Sunday until 1:00 p.m. 3. Gardening, flower and food projects may be brought in no later than 8:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. 4. 4-H’ers age is determined as of January 1 of current year. 5. 4-H exhibitors must have been enrolled in project he/she exhibits prior to July 1, of current year. 6. Each exhibitor is allowed only one entry per class. 7. All projects will be judged with one “Best of Class” eligible for each class. Only 4-H projects will be allowed in 4-H Department. 8. To be eligible for Best Club Exhibit, a new and fresh display must be exhibited by 4-H Club. 9. All 4-H and Youth exhibits are to be judged ABC, unless otherwise specified 1-2-3. A - If 4-H’er has done above average in his/her age division. B - If 4-H’er has done average in his/her age division. C - If 4-H’er has done below average in his/her age Department 60 - Youth Needlework Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 - Sewing Class A B C 700 Clothing Project 3.00 2.00 1.00 701 Non-Clothing Project 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event. Section 2 - Needlecrafts Class A B C 702 Candle wicking 3.00 2.00 1.00 703 Counted Cross Stitch 3.00 2.00 1.00 704 Crewel 3.00 2.00 1.00 705 Crochet 3.00 2.00 1.00 706 Embroidery 3.00 2.00 1.00 707 Knitting 3.00 2.00 1.00 708 Punch Loop Embroidery 3.00 2.00 1.00 709 Quilting 3.00 2.00 1.00 710 Beading 3.00 2.00 1.00 711 Any Other Not Listed 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event. Department 61 - Youth Culinary Arts Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 - Canning 1. Exhibits must be in either pint or quart jars and properly labeled. 2. Method of processing must be stated. Class A B C 720 Fruit, 3 jars of 3 varieties (one may be tomatoes) 3.00 2.00 1.00 721 Vegetables, 3 jars of 3 varieties    (one may NOT be tomatoes) 3.00 2.00 1.00 722 Meal Accessories, 4 ½ pints of 4 varieties    (jams, jellies, relishes, pickles) 3.00 2.00 1.00 723 Meat, Poultry or Fish, 3 jars of 3 varieties 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event.

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Section 2 - Freezing 1. Exhibits must be in properly labeled and packaged. Class A B C 725 Fruit, 2 pkgs of 2 varieties 3.00 2.00 1.00 726 Vegetables, 2 pkgs of 2 varieties 3.00 2.00 1.00 727 Baked Goods, 2 pkgs of 2 varieties 3.00 2.00 1.00 728 Meats, 2 pkgs of 2 varieties 3.00 2.00 1.00 729 Any Other Not Listed, 2 pkgs of 2 varieties 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event. Section 3 - Baking 1. Include recipe on all baked goods. 2. All bakers may choose from any of the following categories: cookies, biscuits, rolls, quick breads, cakes, cupcakes, pie or any other not listed. If the item is small such cookies, please exhibit at least 5 of each. Class A B C 730 Senior Baker- 14 & older - 4 different items 3.00 2.00 1.00 731 Juniors - 11-13 yrs - 3 different items 3.00 2.00 1.00 732 Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs - 2 different items 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event.

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Section 4 - Cake Decorating Class A B C 733 Decorated Cake 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event. Section 5 - Candy Class A B C 734 Candy, 2 kinds 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event. Department 62 - Youth Fine Arts Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 - Youth Fine Arts Class A B C 740 Calligraphy 3.00 2.00 1.00 741 Drawing (charcoal, pen & ink, pencil, etc) 3.00 2.00 1.00 742 Painting (water colors, oils etc.) 3.00 2.00 1.00 743 Sculpture 3.00 2.00 1.00 745 Pottery / Ceramics 3.00 2.00 1.00 746 Stained Glass 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event. Department 63 - Youth Folk Arts Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 – Youth Folk Arts Class A B C 750 Individual Scarecrow 3.00 2.00 1.00 751 Collage 3.00 2.00 1.00 752 Sun Catchers 3.00 2.00 1.00 753 Weaving (loom, basket/caning) 3.00 2.00 1.00 754 Plastic Canvas 3.00 2.00 1.00 755 Chenille 3.00 2.00 1.00 756 Candle Making 3.00 2.00 1.00 757 Cloth Crafts (braided, felt, yarn, soft sculpture) 3.00 2.00 1.00 758 Country Carving / Wood burning 3.00 2.00 1.00 759 Country Painting / Tole Painting 3.00 2.00 1.00 760 Fabric Painting/ Stenciling 3.00 2.00 1.00 761 Latch Hook 3.00 2.00 1.00 762 Leather Craft 3.00 2.00 1.00 763 Scrap Booking 3.00 2.00 1.00 764 Macramé 3.00 2.00 1.00 765 Metal Punch 3.00 2.00 1.00 766 Models (plastic or balsa, no snap tights) 3.00 2.00 1.00 767 Quilling 3.00 2.00 1.00 768 String or Wire Art 3.00 2.00 1.00 769 Decoupage 3.00 2.00 1.00 770 Glass Etching 3.00 2.00 1.00 771 Nature Crafts 3.00 2.00 1.00 772 Toys 3.00 2.00 1.00 773 Stamping 3.00 2.00 1.00 774 Printmaking / Silk-screening 3.00 2.00 1.00 775 Lapidary (grinding & polishing rock) 3.00 2.00 1.00 776 Faceting (cutting & polishing definite angles) 3.00 2.00 1.00 777 Silver/Gold Smithing 3.00 2.00 1.00 778 Stone Setting 3.00 2.00 1.00 779 Sr. Wood Working 3.00 2.00 1.00 780 Jr. Wood Working 3.00 2.00 1.00 781 Beg. Wood Working 3.00 2.00 1.00 782 Any Other Not Listed 3.00 2.00 1.00 783 Claypots 3.00 2.00 1.00 784 Styrofoam 3.00 2.00 1.00 785 Button Crafts 3.00 2.00 1.00 786 Wreaths 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event.

Department 64 - Youth Photography Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 - Youth Photography Class A B C 785 Senior 4-5x7s mounted or 25 prints in photo album 3.00 2.00 1.00 786 Junior 2 or 4 5x7s or 10 prints on mounting board 3.00 2.00 1.00 787 Beginner 2 5x7s or 4 prints on mounting board 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event. Department 66 - Youth Agriculture Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 – Youth Agriculture Class A B C 790 Beans, 1 peck 3.00 2.00 1.00 791 Small grains, 1 peck 3.00 2.00 1.00 792 Corn, 1 peck shelled 3.00 2.00 1.00 793 Sheaf Grains, (bundles 4” dia.) 3.00 2.00 1.00 794 Forage 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event. Department 67 - Youth Floriculture Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. 1. All floriculture exhibits must be entered by Tuesday 8:00am. 2. Exhibit flowering specimens with foliage in narrow necked bottle no taller than ½ stem length. 3. List variety and flower name on back of entry tag. Annuals are flowers that need planting each year. Perennials come up each year from previous planting. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 - Annuals or Perennials Class A B C 800 Single Flowering Annual 3.00 2.00 1.00 801 Single Flowering Perennial 3.00 2.00 1.00 802 Hanging Basket of Annuals 3.00 2.00 1.00 803 Potted House Plant 3.00 2.00 1.00 804 Terrarium 3.00 2.00 1.00 805 Cacti 3.00 2.00 1.00 806 Planted from Bulbs 3.00 2.00 1.00 807 Any Other not Listed 3.00 2.00 1.00 808 Container Garden 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event.

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Section 2 - Flower Arrangements Class A B C 808 Arrangement 3.00 2.00 1.00 Made from home grown, purchased or dried flowers 809 Corsage, fresh or dried 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event. Department 68 - Youth Horticulture Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 – Youth Horticulture Class A B C 810 Pickles, ½ peck 3.00 2.00 1.00 811 Snap Beans, ½ peck 3.00 2.00 1.00 812 Potatoes, 1 peck 3.00 2.00 1.00 813 Seniors - 14 & older-5-8 different varieties    in box 16”x10”x4” 3.00 2.00 1.00 814 Juniors - 11-13 yrs - 3 different varieties    on 9” paper plate 3.00 2.00 1.00 815 Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs - one variety    on 9” paper plate 3.00 2.00 1.00 816 Commercial Vegetable Garden 3.00 2.00 1.00 817 Garden-in-a-Basket 3.00 2.00 1.00    One plant in a bushel basket, bearing fruit or vegetables, from seed, planted at beginning of growing season. 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event.

Department 71 - Youth Organizations Award based on the following: Identification of Club.....................................................................................10 points Originality of Design & Decoration................................................................10 points Number of Projects & Variety........................................................................10 points Section 1 – Youth Organizations Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 830 Club Exhibit Rosette & 20.00 15.00 10.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 831 Club Scarecrow Rosette & 20.00 15.00 10.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 832 Club Educational Exhibit 3.00 2.00 1.00 Department 72 - Youth Educational Projects

Department 69 - Youth Sciences Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 - Youth Sciences Class A B C 820 Electrical Science 3.00 2.00 1.00 821 Senior (collections of 100 or more insects) 3.00 2.00 1.00 822 Junior (collections of 50 or more insects) 3.00 2.00 1.00 823 Beginner (collections of 25 or more insects) 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event.

Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 – Youth Educational Projects Class A B C 835 Educational Exhibit, Notebook, Poster 3.00 2.00 1.00 837 Paper Craft 3.00 2.00 1.00 838 Treasures from Trash 3.00 2.00 1.00 839 Refrigerator Magnets 3.00 2.00 1.00 840 Christmas Ornaments 3.00 2.00 1.00 841 Creative Writing 3.00 2.00 1.00 1. Display 3 poems or a story of 300 words or less on a poster board, so that it can be read by public. 2. Judged on content. 3. Neatness is stressed. 842 Collections 3.00 2.00 1.00 843 Collection that Tells a Story 3.00 2.00 1.00 1. Only those articles collected since last year’s fair are to be exhibited. 2. Each collective exhibit must be accompanied by a yearly indexed booklet containing the place, dates, and description of each article collected. 3. A photograph of the entire collection should be included in the indexed book. 4. For collection in albums, such as stamps, coins, or stickers, only this year’s entries should be included. 844 Rocketry 3.00 2.00 1.00 845 Sand Art 3.00 2.00 1.00 846 Folk Patterns (traditions in families/communities) 3.00 2.00 1.00 847 Health & Safety ( first aid kit, emergency preparedness) 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event.

Department 70 - Youth Natural Resources Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 - Youth Natural Resources Class A B C 824 Natural Resources (weather station, wildlife, etc) 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event.

Department 73 - Youth Demonstrations Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Seniors - 14 & older; Juniors - 11-13 yrs; Beginners - 9 & 10 yrs Section 1 Class A B C 850 Demonstrations 3.00 2.00 1.00 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event.

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Section 2 - Dairy Foods Demonstration Contest is sponsored by the Dairy Diplomats and the senior member selected as the winner in this contest will receive an expense paid trip to a day at the Michigan State Fair in Detroit and will be the guest of the Dairy Diplomats and will participate in a Dairy Demonstration while there. 1. Should be 5-10 minutes in length, original & factual. 2. Materials for demonstration must be provided by exhibitor. 3. Demonstrations must include a poster with the recipe for the item being prepared. 4. Recipe must use a minimum of 3 real dairy products such as cheese, milk, yogurt, butter, cream, etc. Class 1 2 3 4 851 Senior Dairy Foods Demonstration (15 & over) Trophy & Ribbons, 1-4 852 Junior Dairy Foods Demonstration (14 & under) Trophy & Ribbons, 1-4 8000 Cloverbuds Participation Ribbons Only This class is open to 4-H members 5-8 years old and is an educational experience. This is a non-competitive event. Open Class Livestock 1. Each exhibitor must have entry fee of $3.00 for Association Membership, plus $1.00 per head entry fee for all livestock. 2. All livestock must be owned by exhibitor at time of entry and entered in recognized herd book. Exhibitor must furnish registration certificate for all animals over 1 year of age, or a certificate of transfer when not bred by exhibitor. 3. No more than 2 entries per class. No championship award unless there are 2 or more competing animals. 4. In case of limited or no competition, award premiums shall be at the discretion of the judge. 5. Age of cattle shall be fixed from July 1 on junior calves and junior yearling calves. From January 1 on senior calves and senior yearling calves, preceding the fair. Department 1 - Open Class Dairy Cattle Dairy Breed Sections: Section 2 Ayrshire Section 5 Holstein Section 3 Brown Swiss Section 6 Jersey Section 4 Guernsey Section 7 Any Other Class 1 1000 Jr & Sr Bull Calf 6.00 1001 Jr Yearling Bull 7.00 1002 Sr Yearling Bull 8.00 1003 Jr Champion Bull 1004 Bull - 2 yrs & under 9.00 1005 Bull - 3yrs & over 10.00 1006 Sr. Champion Bull 1007 Jr Heifer Calf 6.00 1008 Sr Heifer Calf 6.00 1009 Jr Yearling Heifer 7.00 1010 Sr Yearling Heifer 8.00 1011 Jr Champion Female 1012 Cow -2 yrs 9.00 1013 Cow - 3 yrs 10.00 1014 Cow - 4 yrs & over 10.00 1015 Sr Champion Cow

2 5.00 6.00 6.00 Rosette 7.00 8.00 Rosette 5.00 5.00 6.00 6.00 Rosette 7.00 8.00 8.00 Rosette

3 4.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 6.00 4.00 4.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 6.00 6.00

1016 Get of Sire, 4 animals any age or sex from same sire 10.00 1017 Produce of Dam, 2 animals any age or    sex from same dam 12.00 1018 Breeders Herd, 4 cows having herd records of 450# BFME 305 days. Actual records 305 days, 2 yr 350; 3 yr 375; 4 yr 425; 5 yr 450 BF 12.00

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Department 3 - Open Class Beef Cattle Beef Breed Sections: Section 2 Angus Section 6 Shorthorn Section 3 Charolais Section 7 Simmental Section 4 Hereford Section 8 Galloway Section 5 Maine-Anjou Section 9 Any Other Class 1 2 3 1025 Jr & Sr Bull Calf 6.00 5.00 4.00 1026 Jr Yearling Bull 7.00 6.00 5.00 1027 Sr Yearling Bull 9.00 7.50 5.00 1028 Bull- 2 yrs & over 10.00 8.00 6.00 1029 Champion Bull Rosette 1030 Jr & Sr Heifer Calf 6.00 5.00 4.00 1031 Jr Yearling Heifer 7.00 6.00 5.00 1032 Sr Yearling Heifer 9.00 7.50 6.00 1033 Heifer - 2 yrs 9.00 7.50 6.00 1034 Cow - all ages 10.00 8.00 6.00 1035 Champion Female Rosette 1036 Get of Sire 10.00 8.00 6.00 Section 10 - Fat Steers Class 1 1037 Steers - under 1 yr 10.00 1038 Steers - over 1 yr 15.00 1039 Pen of 3 yearling feeders 25.00

2 8.00 12.00 20.00

3 6.00 9.00 19.00

Department 5 - Open Class Sheep Sheep Breed Sections: Section 2 Cheviot Section 7 Hampshire Section 3 Colored Wool Section 8 Shropshire Section 4 Columbia Section 9 Southdown Section 5 Corriedale Section 10 Suffolk Section 6 Dorset Section 11 Any Other Class 1 2 3 1050 Ram - 2 yrs & over 5.00 4.00 3.00 1051 Ram - 1 yr & under 5.00 4.00 3.00 1052 Ram Lamb 5.00 4.00 3.00 1053 Ram Lambs - Pair 5.00 4.00 3.00 1054 Champion Ram Rosette 1055 Ewe - 2yr & over 5.00 4.00 3.00 1056 Ewe - 1 yr & under 2 yrs 5.00 4.00 3.00 1057 Ewe Lamb 5.00 4.00 3.00 1058 Ewe Lambs - Pair 5.00 4.00 3.00 1059 Champion Ewe Rosette 1060 Flock, 1 ram, 2 ewes, 2 ewe lambs 5.00 4.00 3.00 1061 Get of Sire, 4 animals any age or sex from same sire 4.00 3.00

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Section 2 Section 3 Section 4 Section 5 Section 6 Section 7

Department 7 - Open Class Goats Goat Breed Sections: Alpine Section 8 La Mancha Nubian Section 9 Nigerian Dwarf Oberhalsi Section 10 Boer Pygmy Section 11 Hair Breed Saanen Section 12 Any Other Toggenburg

Class 1080 Jr Doe Kid (born 4/1-today) 1081 Sr Doe Kid (born 1/1-3/31) 1082 Jr Buck Kid (born 4/1-today) 1083 Sr Buck Kid (born 1/1-3/31) 1084 Intermediate Doe (born 7/1- 1/1 this year) 1085 Intermediate Buck (born 7/1- 1/1 this year) 1086 Yearling Doe (born 1/1- 12/31 last year) 1087 Jr Milkers (over 1yr & under 3 yrs) 1088 Sr Milkers (over 3 yrs) 1089 Sr Buck (born before 7/1 last year)

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3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

Department 9 - Open Class Swine Swine Breed Sections: Section 2 Berkshire Section 5 Yorkshire Section 3 Duroc Section 6 Any Other Section 4 Hampshire Class 1 2 3 1100 Aged Boar 6.00 5.00 4.00 1101 Yearling Boar 6.00 5.00 4.00 1102 Jr Boar 4.00 3.00 2.00 1103 Aged Sow 6.00 5.00 4.00 1104 Yearling Sow 6.00 5.00 4.00 1105 Senior Sow (born after 9/1, last year) 4.00 3.00 2.00 1106 Junior Sow (born after 3/1, this year) 4.00 3.00 2.00 1107 Exhibitors Herd, 1 boar, 3 sows over 1yr old 10.00 8.00 6.00 1108 Sow w/ Litter 2.00 10.00 8.00 Department 11 - Open Class Poultry 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Entries are 21 days prior to fair opening. Entry fee 50 cents per bird. All birds to be cooped by 6:00p Sunday, the day before judging. All birds must have a numbered leg or wing band. All feed must be provided by owner. Exhibitors must provide for feeding, watering and cleaning cages for their birds. No sick or unhealthy birds will be allowed. Birds may not be shown in both Youth and Open classes.

Poultry Breed Sections: Section 1 American Standard Section 2 Asiatic Standard Section 3 English Standard Section 4 Mediterranean Standard Section 5 Continental Standard Section 6 All Other Purebred Standard Section 7 Crossbred Standard Class 1 1120 Cock (male over 1 yr old) 3.00 1121 Hen (female over 1 yr old) 3.00 1123 Cockerel (male under 1 yr old) 3.00 1124 Pullet (female over 1 yr old) 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Bantam Breed Sections: Section 8 Game Bantam Section 9 Single Comb, clean legged other than game Section 10 Rose Comb, clean legged Bantam Section 11 All other Combs, clean legged Section 12 Feather legged Bantam Section 13 Crossbred Bantam Class 1 1125 Cock (male over 1 yr old) 3.00 1126 Hen (female over 1 yr old) 3.00 1127 Cockerel (male under 1 yr old) 3.00 1128 Pullet (female over 1 yr old) 3.00

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3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Duck Breed Sections: Section 14 Purebred Duck Section 15 Crossbred Duck Class 1 2 3 1129 Old Drake 3.00 2.00 1.00 1130 Old Hen 3.00 2.00 1.00 1131 Young Drake 3.00 2.00 1.00 1132 Young Hen 3.00 2.00 1.00

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Geese Breed Sections: Section 16 Purebred Goose Section 17 Crossbred Goose Class 1 2 3 1133 Old Gander 3.00 2.00 1.00 1134 Old Goose 3.00 2.00 1.00 1135 Young Gander 3.00 2.00 1.00 1136 Young Goose 3.00 2.00 1.00 Turkey Breed Sections: Section 18 Purebred Turkey Section 19 Crossbred Turkey Class 1 2 3 1137 Old Tom 3.00 2.00 1.00 1138 Old Hen 3.00 2.00 1.00 1139 Young Tom 3.00 2.00 1.00 1140 Young Hen 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 20 - Guinea Fowl Class 1 2 3 1141 Old Cock 3.00 2.00 1.00 1142 Old Hen 3.00 2.00 1.00 1143 Young Cock 3.00 2.00 1.00 1144 Young Hen 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 21 - Quail Class 1 2 3 1146 Old Cock 3.00 2.00 1.00 1147 Old Hen 3.00 2.00 1.00 1148 Young Cock 3.00 2.00 1.00 1149 Young Hen 3.00 2.00 1.00 Pigeon Breed Sections: Section 22 Utility Breeds Section 23 Exhibition Breeds Section 24 Fancy Breeds Class 1 2 3 1150 Old Cock 3.00 2.00 1.00 1151 Old Hen 3.00 2.00 1.00 1152 Young Cock 3.00 2.00 1.00 1153 Young Hen 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 25 - Eggs Class 1 2 3 1154 Brown 3.00 2.00 1.00 1155 White 3.00 2.00 1.00 1156 Colored 3.00 2.00 1.00 1157 Duck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Department 13 - Open Class Rabbits 1. All stock must be permanently and legibly earmarked. 2. NO diseased animals will be allowed.3 4. All entries must be received 21 days prior to Fair. 5. All feed for rabbits must be provided by owner. Exhibitors must provide for feeding, watering, and cleaning cages for their own rabbits. Failure to do so can cause a member to lose premiums. 6. Rabbits may not be shown in both Open and 4-H classes. 7. Entry fee $.50 per rabbit.

Rabbit Breed Sections: 4 Class Breeds Section 2 American Fuzzy Lop Section 17 Holland Lop Section 3 American Sable Section 18 Jersey Wooly Section 4 Belgian Hare Section 19 Lilac Section 5 Britannia Petite Section 20 Mini Lop Section 6 Dutch Section 21 Mini Rex Section 7 Dwarf Hotot Section 22 Mini Satin Section 8 English Angora Section 23 Netherland Dwarf Section 9 English Lop Section 24 Polish Section 10 English Spot Section 25 Rex Section 11 Flemish Giant Section 26 Rhinelander Section 12 Florida White Section 27 Satin Angora Section 13 French Angora Section 28 Silver Section 14 Harlequin Section 29 Silver Marten Section 15 Havana Section 30 Standard Chinchilla Section 16 Himalayan Section 32 Tan Section 32 Thrianta 6 Class Breeds Section 33 American Section 41 Creme D’Argent Section 34 American Chinchilla Section 42 French Lop Section 35 Bereven Section 43 Giant Angora Section 36 Blanc de Hotot Section 44 Giant Chinchilla Section 37 Californian Section 45 New Zealand Section 38 Champagne D’Argent Section 46 Palomino Section 39 Checkered Giant Section 47 Satin Section 40 Cinnamon Section 48 Silver Fox Class 1 2 3 1160 Buck (under 6 months) 3.00 2.00 1.00 1161 Doe (under 6 months) 3.00 2.00 1.00 1162 Buck (6-8 months) 3.00 2.00 1.00 1163 Doe (6-8 months) 3.00 2.00 1.00 1164 Buck (over 8 months) 3.00 2.00 1.00 1165 Doe (over 8 months) 3.00 2.00 1.00 1166 Fur 3.00 2.00 1.00 Department 25 - Open Class Llamas Section 1 - Llamas Class 1 1170 Pack Relay Level lll 3.00 1171 Open Pack Relay 3.00 1172 Showmanship Level lll 3.00 1173 Showmanship Level lV 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Open Class Departments 1. Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. 2. No exhibit can be entered in more than one class. 3. All exhibitors should make themselves familiar with the premium list and rules for entering exhibits into the proper classes. 4. Exhibits will not be judged if entered into the wrong class. 5. Any article previously entered at the Western Michigan fair may not be entered again. 6. Entries may be brought in Sunday 12:00p-4:00p or Monday 12:00p to 7:00p. 7. Exhibits will be released Sunday following Fair from 9:00a-1:00p. Pro-rating Premiums: the Western Michigan Fair Association reserves the right to prorate premiums if funding is not received from the State of Michigan.

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Department 40 - Open Class Needlework Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Section 1 - Afghans Class 1 1200 Crocheted 10.00 1201 Knitted 10.00 1202 Crocheted & Embroidered 10.00 1203 Knitted & Embroidered 10.00 1204 Broomstick Lace 10.00 1205 Hairpin Lace 10.00 1206 Afghan Kit 10.00 1207 Russian Punch 10.00 1208 Any Other Afghan 10.00 Section 2 - Bedspreads Class 1 1220 Crocheted 10.00 1221 Knitted 10.00 1222 Embroidered 10.00 1223 Appliquéd 10.00 1224 Russian Punch 10.00 1225 Quilted 10.00 1226 Any Other Bedspread 10.00 Section 3 - Buffet & Dresser Sets Class 1 1227 Embroidered 6.00 1228 Crocheted 6.00 1229 Counted Cross Stitch 6.00 1230 Swedish Weaving 6.00 1231 Russian Punch 6.00 1232 Hardanger 6.00 1233 Any Other Set 6.00 Section 4 - Dresser Scarves Class 1 1240 Embroidered 3.00 1241 Crocheted 3.00 1242 Cross Stitch 3.00 1243 Russian Punch 3.00 1244 Hardanger 3.00 1245 Any Other Dresser Scarf 3.00 Section 5 - Center Pieces over 14” Class 1 1246 Crocheted 3.00 1247 Cross Stitch 3.00 1248 Russian Punch 3.00 1249 Hardanger 3.00 1250 Any Other Center Piece 3.00 Section 6 - Doilies Class 1 1251 Embroidered 3.00 1252 Crocheted 3.00 1253 Russian Punch 3.00 1254 Hardanger 3.00 1255 Any Other Doily 3.00

2 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00

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2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 7 - Potholders, Placemats Class 1 1256 Crocheted 3.00 1257 Hand Spun & Hand Woven 3.00 1258 Embroidered 3.00 1259 Hand Woven 3.00 1260 Novelty 3.00 1261 Macramé 3.00 1262 Hardanger 3.00 1263 Any Other 3.00 Section 8 - Towels, Napkins Class 1 1270 Embroidered 3.00 1271 Counted Cross Stitch 3.00 1272 Trimmed 3.00 1273 Hand Woven 3.00 1274 Hardanger 3.00 1275 Any Other 3.00 Section 9 - Table Cloths Class 1 1276 Crocheted 6.00 1277 Embroidered 6.00 1278 Hardanger 6.00 1279 Russian Punch 6.00 1280 Counted Cross Stitch 6.00 1281 Hand Woven 6.00 1282 Hand Spun & Hand Woven 6.00 1283 Any Other 6.00 Section 10 - Linens, Sheets & Pillow Cases Class 1 1284 Embroidered 3.00 1285 Crocheted 3.00 1286 Hardanger 3.00 1287 Textile Painted 3.00 1288 Any Other 3.00 Section 11 - Baby Quilts Class 1 1289 Hand Quilted 10.00 1290 Needle Punch 10.00 1291 Machine Appliquéd 10.00 1292 Hand Embroidered 10.00 1293 Painted 10.00 1294 Machine quilted, long arm 10.00 1295 Any Other 10.00 Section 12 - Bed-Size Quilts Class 1 1296 Hand Quilted 10.00 1297 Machine quilted 10.00 1298 Hand Appliquéd 10.00 1299 Needle Punch 10.00 1300 Hand Embroidered 10.00 1301 Crazy 10.00 1302 Machine quilted, long arm 10.00 1303 Any Other 10.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00

3 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

2 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00

3 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

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Section 13 - Handkerchiefs (1) Class 1 2 1305 Crocheted 3.00 2.00 1306 Tatted Edge 3.00 2.00 1307 Any Other 3.00 2.00 Section 14 - Rugs Class 1 2 1308 Latch Hook-Original Design 10.00 8.00 1309 Latch Hook - Kit 10.00 8.00 1310 Woven 10.00 8.00 1311 Braided 10.00 8.00 1312 Crocheted 10.00 8.00 1313 Traditional Hooked 10.00 8.00 1314 Any Other 10.00 8.00 Section 15 - Knitted Infant & Children’s Wear Class 1 2 1315 Bonnet, cap, hat 3.00 2.00 1316 Booties, socks 3.00 2.00 1317 Buntings 3.00 2.00 1318 Infant Sweater 3.00 2.00 1319 Child’s Sweater 3.00 2.00 1320 Afghan 3.00 2.00 1321 Infant, 3 piece set 3.00 2.00 1322 Made with Hand Spun 10.00 8.00 1323 Any Other 10.00 8.00 Section 16 - Knitted Adult Wear Class 1 2 1324 Shawl or Stole 6.00 4.00 1325 Dress or Coat 6.00 4.00 1326 Woman’s Sweater 6.00 4.00 1327 Man’s Sweater 6.00 4.00 1328 Cape or Poncho 3.00 2.00 1329 Vest or Sleeveless Sweater 3.00 2.00 1330 Scarf 3.00 2.00 1331 Mittens 3.00 2.00 1332 Socks/Slippers 3.00 2.00 1333 Accessories 3.00 2.00 1334 Made with Hand Spun 10.00 8.00 1335 Any Other 10.00 8.00 Section 17 - Crocheted Infant & Children’s Wear Class 1 2 1336 Bonnet, cap, hat 3.00 2.00 1337 Booties, socks 3.00 2.00 1338 Buntings 3.00 2.00 1339 Infant Sweater 3.00 2.00 1340 Child’s Sweater 3.00 2.00 1341 Afghan 3.00 2.00 1342 Infant, 3 piece set 3.00 2.00 1343 Made with Hand Spun 10.00 8.00 1344 Any Other 10.00 8.00 Section 18 - Crocheted Adult Wear Class 1 2 1345 Woman’s Sweater 6.00 4.00 1346 Man’s Sweater 6.00 4.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 3 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 6.00 6.00 3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 6.00 6.00 3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 6.00 6.00 3 2.00 2.00

1347 1348 1349 1350 1351 1352 1353 1354

Cape or Poncho 3.00 Vest or Sleeveless Sweater 3.00 Scarf 3.00 Mittens 3.00 Socks or Slippers 3.00 Accessories 3.00 Made with Hand Spun 10.00 Any Other 10.00 Section 19 - Collection of Needlework Class 1 1360 Collection of Weaving 10.00 1361 Collection of Fancy Work 10.00 1362 Collection of Embroidery 10.00 1363 Collection of Punch Hook 10.00 1364 Collection of Knitting 10.00 1365 Collection of Crocheting 10.00 1366 Collection of Toys 10.00 1367 Collection of Needle Punch 10.00 1368 Collection of Hardanger 10.00 1369 Collection of Handspun 10.00 Section 20 - Pictures Class 1 1370 Embroidered 6.00 1371 Crewel 6.00 1372 Needlepoint 6.00 1373 Counted Cross Stitch 6.00 1374 Russian Punch 6.00 1375 Any Other 6.00 Section 21 - Wall Hangings Class 1 1380 Crewel 6.00 1381 Counted Cross Stitch 6.00 1382 Needlepoint 6.00 1383 Embroidered 6.00 1384 Russian Punch 6.00 1385 Macramé 6.00 1386 Candlewicking 6.00 1387 Any Other 6.00 Section 22 - Pillows Class 1 1390 Crewel 6.00 1391 Crocheted 6.00 1392 Russian Punch 6.00 1393 Pieced 6.00 1394 Quilted 6.00 1395 Appliquéd 6.00 1396 Counted Cross Stitch 6.00 1397 Bride’s 6.00 1398 Novelty 6.00 1399 Candlewicking 6.00 1400 Any Other 6.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 8.00 8.00

1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 6.00 6.00

2 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00

3 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

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Section 23 - Sewn Goods Class 1 1410 Woman’s Skirt 6.00 1411 Poncho Cape 6.00 1412 Woman’s Slacks 6.00 1413 Woman’s Jumper 6.00 1414 Child’s Dress 6.00 1415 Boy’s Suit 6.00 1416 Child’s Garment 6.00 1417 Lingerie 6.00 1418 Woman’s Dress 6.00 1419 Man’s Slacks 6.00 1420 Woman’s Blouse/Shirt 6.00 1421 Man’s Shirt 6.00 1422 Woman’s Garment 6.00 1423 Man’s Garment 6.00 1424 Bridal Accessories 6.00 1425 Woman’s Suit 10.00 1426 Child’s Coat 10.00 1427 Woman’s 3 pc Suit 10.00 1428 Wedding Dress 10.00 1429 Man’s Suit 10.00 1430 Formal Wear 10.00 1431 Home Accessories 6.00 1432 Quilted Garment 6.00 1433 Appliquéd Garment 6.00 1434 Embroidered Garment 6.00 1435 Russian Punch Sweatshirt 6.00 1436 Any Other 6.00 Section 24 - Curtains Class 1 1440 Crocheted 3.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

Department 41 - Open Class Culinary Arts Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Section 1 - Canned Vegetables Hot pack canned goods are judged on the following: JARS WILL BE OPENED Appearance 5%; Cleanness 10%; Color 10%; Pack arrangement 5%; Uniformity of size & shape 10%; Proportion of product to liquid 10%; Flavor 20%; Texture 20%; Juice 10% Class 1 2 3 1500 Potatoes 3.00 2.00 1.00 1501 Corn 3.00 2.00 1.00 1502 Green Beans 3.00 2.00 1.00 1503 Wax Beans 3.00 2.00 1.00 1504 Beets 3.00 2.00 1.00 1505 Carrots 3.00 2.00 1.00 1506 Tomatoes 3.00 2.00 1.00 1507 Tomato Juice 3.00 2.00 1.00 1508 Soup Mixture 3.00 2.00 1.00 1509 Peas 3.00 2.00 1.00 1510 Asparagus 3.00 2.00 1.00 1511 Mushrooms 3.00 2.00 1.00 1512 Greens 3.00 2.00 1.00 1513 Swiss Chard 3.00 2.00 1.00 1514 Succotash 3.00 2.00 1.00 1515 Pumpkin 3.00 2.00 1.00 1516 Sauerkraut 3.00 2.00 1.00 1517 Any Other 3.00 2.00 1.00 1518 Collection of Vegetables 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 2 - Canned Fruits Hot pack canned goods are judged on the following: Appearance 5%; Cleanness 10%; Color 10%; Pack arrangement 5%; Uniformity of size & shape 10%; proportion of product & liquid 10%; Flavor 20%; Texture 20%; Juice 10% Class 1 2 3 1520 Applesauce 3.00 2.00 1.00 1521 Wild Blackberries 3.00 2.00 1.00 1522 Cultivated Blackberries 3.00 2.00 1.00

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1523 Blueberries 3.00 2.00 1.00 1524 Raspberries 3.00 2.00 1.00 1525 Blackcaps 3.00 2.00 1.00 1526 Strawberries 3.00 2.00 1.00 1527 Rhubarb 3.00 2.00 1.00 1528 Cherries (sweet black) 3.00 2.00 1.00 1529 Cherries (sweet white) 3.00 2.00 1.00 1530 Cherries (sour, pitted) 3.00 2.00 1.00 1531 Peaches 3.00 2.00 1.00 1532 Plums 3.00 2.00 1.00 1533 Pears 3.00 2.00 1.00 1534 Apples 3.00 2.00 1.00 1535 Apricots 3.00 2.00 1.00 1536 Fruit Cocktail 3.00 2.00 1.00 1537 Any Other Fruit 3.00 2.00 1.00 1538 Any Other Juice 3.00 2.00 1.00 1539 Collection of Fruit 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 3 - Jams Jams are judged on the following: Appearance 10%; Texture 10%; Color 5%; Cleanness 10%; Pack 15%; Preservation 10%; Consistency 25%; Flavor 25%

Section 4 - Jellies Jellies are judged on the following: Appearance 10%; Texture 10%; Color 5%; Cleanness 10%; Consistency 25%; Flavor 25% Class 1553 Blueberry 1554 Strawberry 1555 Currant 1556 Apple 1557 Crab Apple 1558 Plum 1559 Grape 1560 Blackberry 1561 Sour Cherry 1562 Gooseberry 1563 Raspberry 1564 Apricot 1565 Elderberry 1566 Peach 1567 Combination Jell 1568 Collection of Jellies (4 jars)

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Class 1540 Raspberry 1541 Strawberry 1542 Plum 1543 Apple 1544 Currant 1545 Peach 1546 Blueberry 1547 Rhubarb 1548 Blackberry 1549 Sour Cherry 1550 Apricot 1551 Any Other 1552 Collection of Jams (4 jars)

Section 5 - Relishes or Sauces Class 1 1570 Chutney 3.00 1571 Green Salsa 3.00 1572 Red Salsa 3.00 1573 Ketchup 3.00 1574 Chili Sauce 3.00 1575 Corn Relish 3.00 1576 Cucumber Relish 3.00 1577 Chow Chow Relish 3.00 1578 Zucchini 3.00 1579 Spaghetti Sauce 3.00 1580 Meat Sauce 3.00 1581 Collection of Relishes (4 jars) 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

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Section 6 - Pickles Pickles are judged on the following: Flavor 50%; Conformation 25%; Pack 10%; Firmness 15% Class 1582 Mixed Pickles 1583 Bean Pickles 1584 Cabbage Pickles 1585 Mustard Pickles 1586 Beet Pickles 1587 Sweet Pickles 1588 Green Tomato Pickles 1589 Bread & Butter Pickles 1590 Ripe Cucumber Pickles 1591 Watermelon Pickles 1592 Apple Pickles 1593 Peach Pickles 1594 Pear Pickles 1595 Crab Apple Pickles 1596 Dill Pickles 1597 Kosher Dill Pickles 1598 Onion Pickles 1599 Any Other 1600 Collection of Pickles (4 jars)

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 7 - Meats Class 1601 Venison 1602 Chicken 1603 Turkey 1604 Pork 1605 Beef 1606 Rabbit 1607 Fish (pint jars) 1608 Any Other 1609 Collection of Meats (4 jars)

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 8 - Miscellaneous Class 1 2 3 1610 Honey (1 pint) 3.00 2.00 1.00 1611 Maple Syrup (1 pint) 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 9 - Dehydrated Foods Class 1 2 3 1612 Apples 3.00 2.00 1.00 1613 Bananas 3.00 2.00 1.00 1614 Pineapple 3.00 2.00 1.00 1615 Any Other Fruit 3.00 2.00 1.00 1617 Mushrooms 3.00 2.00 1.00 1618 Onions 3.00 2.00 1.00 1619 Green Pepper 3.00 2.00 1.00 1620 Corn 3.00 2.00 1.00 1621 Carrots 3.00 2.00 1.00 1622 Celery 3.00 2.00 1.00 1623 Any Other Vegetable 3.00 2.00 1.00 1624 Basil 3.00 2.00 1.00 1625 Dill 3.00 2.00 1.00 1626 Mint 3.00 2.00 1.00 1627 Oregano 3.00 2.00 1.00 1628 Parsley 3.00 2.00 1.00 1629 Sage Leaves 3.00 2.00 1.00 1630 Any Other Herb 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 10 - Yeast Breads (1 loaf) / Rolls (6 rolls) Breads are judged on the following: Texture 20%; Flavor 25%; Lightness 20%; Sweetness 15%; Color 10%; Crust 5%; Size & Shape 5% 1. Breads should be baked in individual pans. 2. Breads should be at least 24 hours old when judged. 3. Please use ziplocks. Class 1640 White Bread 1641 Whole Wheat Bread

1 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00

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Rye Bread Raisin Bread Any Other Bread Cinnamon Rolls Pecan Rolls Clover Leaf Rolls Nationality Roll Coffee Cake Any Other Rolls

3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 11 - Quick Breads Class 1 1651 Baking Powder Biscuits 3.00 1652 Banana Bread 3.00 1653 Brown Bread 3.00 1654 Zucchini Bread 3.00 1655 Muffins 3.00 1656 Coffee Cake 3.00 1657 Cheese Bread 3.00 1658 Any Other Quick Bread 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 12 - Cakes Decorated cakes are judged on the following: Neatness 25%; Appearance 20%; Design in proportion to cake 20%; Appropriateness to Occasion 25%; Color 10% Decorated Cakes Class 1660 Birthday 1661 Child’s 1662 Novelty 1663 Any Other Decorated Cake

1 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

2 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

Cakes are judged on the following: Lightness 25%; Texture 25%; Flavor 15%; Frosting & filling 15%; Shape & general appearance 10%; Color 10%

1664 1665 1666 1667 1668 1669

White Chocolate Yellow Misc. Layer Cake Cup Cakes, 6 Any Other Frosted Cake

1670 1671 1672 1673 1674

Angel Food Sponge Pound Upside Down Any Other Unfrosted

Frosted

4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 13 - Cookies (6 on plate) Cookies are judged on the following: Texture 35%; Flavor 35%; Appearance 30% Class 1 1680 Brownies 3.00 1681 Sugar 3.00 1682 Molasses 3.00 1683 Oatmeal 3.00 1684 Ice Box 3.00 1685 Peanut Butter 3.00 1686 Chocolate Chip 3.00 1687 Filled 3.00 1688 Drop 3.00 1689 Fruit 3.00 1690 Any Other Cookie 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

1675 1676 1678 1679

Unfrosted Cakes

Fried Cakes / Donuts Buttermilk or Sour Cream, 6 Sweet Milk, 6 Yeast Donuts, 6 Any Other Fried Cakes, 6

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Section 14 - Pies Pies are judged on the following: Under crust 35%; Upper crust or meringue 25%; Filling 25%; General appearance 15% Class 1 2 3 1691 Apple .00 4.00 2.00 1692 Blueberry 6.00 4.00 2.00 1693 Pumpkin 6.00 4.00 2.00 1694 Cherry 6.00 4.00 2.00 1695 Peach 6.00 4.00 2.00 1696 Impossible Pie, any filling 6.00 4.00 2.00 1697 Cream or Custard 6.00 4.00 2.00 1698 Chiffon Pie 6.00 4.00 2.00 1699 Any Other Pie 6.00 4.00 2.00 Class 1700 Cooked Fudge 1701 Uncooked Fudge 1702 Peanut Brittle 1703 Caramels 1704 Rock Candy 1705 Any Other Candy

Section 15 - Candy

1 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

Department 42 - Open Class Fine Arts Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Section 1 - Ceramics Class 1 1710 Cold Ceramics 3.00 1711 Glaze Work 3.00 1712 Stain Work 3.00 1713 China Painting 3.00 1714 Figurines 3.00 1715 Jewelry 3.00 1716 Vases 3.00 1717 Birds 3.00 1718 Animals 3.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

1719 1720 1721 1722 1723

Ceramic Pictures Lamps Collection of Assorted Ceramics Collection of Ceramic Dolls Any Other

Class 1725 Portraits 1726 Landscapes 1727 Seascapes 1728 Still Life 1729 Abstract 1730 Any Other

Section 2 - Oil Painting

Section 3 - Acrylic

Class 1731 Portraits 1732 Landscapes 1733 Seascapes 1734 Still Life 1735 Abstract 1736 Any Other Class 1737 Portraits 1738 Landscapes 1739 Seascapes 1740 Still Life 1741 Abstract 1742 Any Other

Section 4 - Watercolor

Section 5 - Tempra

Class 1743 Portraits

3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

1 3.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

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3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Class 1749 Portraits 1750 Landscapes 1751 Seascapes 1752 Still Life 1753 Abstract 1754 Any Other

Section 6 - Drawing (ink, pencil, charcoal, crayon paste) 1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

Class 1755 Calligraphy

Section 7 - Miscellaneous

1 3.00

Department 43 - Open Class Folk Arts Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Section 1 - Recycling Class 1 2 1760 Articles for Home 3.00 2.00 1761 Adult Apparel 3.00 2.00 1762 Infant/Children’s Apparel 3.00 2.00 Section 2 - Flags & Banners Class 1 2 1763 Flag 3x5 or Larger 3.00 2.00 1764 Banner 3.00 2.00 1765 Any Other 3.00 2.00 Section 3 - Hand Spun Fibers Class 1 2 1766 Flax 3.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 3 1.00 1.00 1.00 3 1.00

1767 1768 1769 1770 1771 1772

Wool Linen Llama Alpaca Hand Dyed Any Other

3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

Section 4 - Crafts Class 1 1780 Leatherwork 3.00 1781 Copper Tooling 3.00 1782 Drift wood 3.00 1783 Nature Craft 3.00 1784 Decorated Egg Shell 3.00 1785 String Art 3.00 1786 Jewelry 3.00 1787 Jewelry Metal Crafted-ed. Proj 3.00 1788 Cornhusk Doll 3.00 1789 Novelties 3.00 1790 Flowers, Hand Made 3.00 1791 Macramé 3.00 1792 Original Idea 3.00 1793 Hobby Collection 3.00 1794 Country Painting 3.00 1795 Plastic Needlework 3.00 1796 Creative Writing-ed. proj 3.00 1797 Glass work (not stained glass 3.00 Section 5 - Woodworking Class 1 1800 Hand Crafted Furniture 6.00 1801 Hand Crafted Toys 6.00 1802 Wood Carved Article 3.00 1803 Wood Burning 3.00 1804 Novelties 3.00 1805 Any Other 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 4.00 4.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 2.00 2.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

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Class 1810 Macramé 1811 Leather 1812 Novelty Class 1813 Leather 1814 Novelty 1815 Any Other

Class 1820 Tree Skirt 1821 Wall Hangings 1822 Door Decorations 1823 Tree Decorations 1824 Table Decorations 1825 Any Other

Section 6 - Purses

3 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 11 - Weaving Class 1836 Afghan 1837 Hand Woven Afghan/child 1838 Pillow 1839 Purse 1840 Wall Hanging 1841 Child’s Garment 1842 Adult Garment 1843 Any Other

1 10.00 10.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

2 8.00 8.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 6.00 6.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 12 - Basket Weaving Class 1 1845 Rib Baskets 3.00 1846 Flat Weave Baskets 3.00 1847 Fancy Handle 3.00 1848 Twill Weave 3.00 1849 Round Reed & Willow 3.00 1850 Any Other 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 13 - Furniture Refinishing Class 1 1855 Refinish Wood 6.00 1856 Refinish Upholstered 6.00 1857 Refinish Hand Caned 6.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00

1 3.00 3.00 6.00

2 2.00 2.00 4.00

3 1.00 1.00 2.00

Section 14 - Paper Arts & Crafts Class 1 1860 Scrap booking 6.00 1861 Stamping 6.00 1862 Embossing 6.00 1863 Card Making/Holidays, 5 pcs 6.00 4.00 1864 Card Making/All Occasion, 5 pcs 6.00 1865 Handmade Paper 6.00 1866 Any Other 6.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 2.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00

1 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00

1 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00

Section 8 - Holiday Creations 1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

Section 7 - Belts

Section 9 - Toys Class 1826 Rag Doll/Original 1827 Rag Doll/Kit 1828 Doll Clothes/knit, crochet, 3 pc 1829 Doll Clothes/sewn, 3 pc 1830 Stuffed Toy/Original 1831 Toy Doll Collection 1832 Any Other Section 10 - Models Class 1833 Hand Crafted 1834 Car Kit 1835 Collection of Hand Crafted Models

2.00 2.00 2.00

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Class 1869 Soap Making 1870 Lotion Making 1871 Bath Salts 1872 Any Other Class 1873 Furniture 1874 Boxes 1875 Windows 1876 Any Other

2 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00

Section 16 - Personal Care Homemade Bath & Body Products 1 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

Section 17 - Painted Wood Art 1 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

Section 18 - Design a Room Note Book Can be ideas for a room or the actual room and may include fabric samples, paint chips, pictures, drawings, or anything else that expresses your design vision. Class 1 2 3 1877 Designing a Room 6.00 4.00 2.00 1878 Any Other 6.00 4.00 2.00 Section 19 - Fabric Painting & Decorated Clothing Class 1 2 1880 Batik 6.00 4.00 1881 Hand Painted 6.00 4.00 1882 Machine Embroidery 6.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00

1883 1884 1885 1886

Hand Embroidery Appliquéd Silk Screened Tye Dye

6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1 6.00 6.00 6.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00

Section 22 - Lawn Decorations 1 6.00 6.00 6.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00

Section 23 - Door Decorating Theme – Welcome 1. Display will be in Farm Crop building. 2. Doors will be provided. Class 1 1902 Door Decorating 6.00

2 4.00

3 2.00

Class 1890 Corn Husk 1891 Grapevine 1892 Silk Flowers 1893 Fabric 1894 Crocheted 1895 Any Other

Class 1896 Wood 1897 Stone or Pebbles 1898 Any Other Class 1899 Wood 1900 Metal 1901 Any Other

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Department 44 – Open Class Photography Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. 1. Amateur Photographers only. 2. Amateur: does not sell for profit on a full or part time basis and whose exhibit represents a recreational hobby. 3. Professional: for monetary profit of more than $2000.00 annually as a result of skill. 4. Black & white or color 5x7 or larger, ready for hanging w/ 3x5 card with caption of 10 words or less. Class 1910 Family in Action 1911 Youth Activities 1912 Michigan Agriculture 1913 Animals 1914 Subject of Choice 1915 Series of Pictures (framed or mounted)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Department 45 – Open Class Antiques Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Must not have been shown during prior 3 fairs. Must be 50 years old or older. Judging based on age and condition. Small items must be mounted for display. WMFA will not be responsible for loss or damage.

Class 1930 Baskets, 3 pcs 1931 Salt Dips, 2 pcs 1932 Toys, 3 pcs 1933 Depression Glass, 5 pcs 1934 Pottery, 2 or more 1935 Camera 1936 Advertising Items, 3 or more 1937 Buttons, 6 or more

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3 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952

Clothing, 3 pcs Photographs, 3 mounted Ironware Other Metal, 2 pcs Wooden Ware, 3 pcs Kitchen Ware, 2 pcs Magazines, 3 pcs Weapons Legal Papers, 3 pcs Jewelry China Tools Books Glassware Any Other Antique

8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00

6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

Section 1 – Corn (5 ears w/ husks) Class 1 1960 Yellow Corn 3.00 1961 Popcorn 3.00 1962 Waxy Corn 3.00 1963 High Lysene 3.00 1964 Indian Corn 3.00 1965 Tallest Ears (any variety) 3.00 1966 Silage Corn 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 2 – Small Grains (1 peck) Class 1 1970 White Winter Wheat 3.00 1971 Red Winter Wheat 3.00 1972 Oats 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00

Department 46 – Open Class Agriculture Only one entry per class, per exhibitor.

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1973 1974 1975 1976 1977

Rye Barley Buckwheat Tetra Petkus Rye Any Other Variety

3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 6 – Potatoes (5 on plate) 1 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 3 – Sheaf Grains (4“ dia bundle) Class 1 1980 White Winter Wheat 3.00 1981 Red Winter Wheat 3.00 1982 Oats 3.00 1983 Rye 3.00 1984 Barley 3.00 1985 Buckwheat 3.00

Class 1990 Alfalfa 1991 Sweet Clover 1992 Red Clover 1993 June Clover

Section 4 – Small Grains (1 qt.) 1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

Class 1994 Red Kidney Beans 1995 Navy Beans 1996 Cranberry Beans 1997 Any Other Variety

Class 2000 Sebago 2001 Kathadin 2002 Chippewa

Section 5 – Beans (1 Peck)

2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Pontiac Superior Norgold Russett Emmet Norland Russett Burbank Any Other Early Variety (specify) Any Other Late Variety (specify) Display of Largest Potatoes (any variety)

3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 7 – Forage (4“ dia bundle) Class 1 2012 Alfalfa 3.00 2013 Sweet Clover 3.00 2014 Red Clover 3.00 2015 Ladino 3.00 2016 Brome 3.00 2017 Any Other Grass/Legume (specify) 3.00 2018 Grass Silage (peck in clear plastic bag) 3.00 2019 Corn Silage (peck in clear plastic bag) 3.00 2020 Best 5 Stalks Corn w/ears 3.00 2021 Best 5 Stalks Silo Corn 3.00 2022 Tallest 5 Stalks Corn (measured form ground level) 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 8 – Sunflowers Class 1 2023 Tallest Sunflower 3.00 2024 Largest Sunflower Head 3.00

2 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00

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Department 47 – Open Class Floriculture Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. Section 1 – Potted Plant - or Same Variety of Plants Class 1 2 2030 Impatient 3.00 2.00 2031 Hoya 3.00 2.00 2032 Crown of Thorns 3.00 2.00 2033 Geranium 3.00 2.00 2034 Fuchsia 3.00 2.00 2035 Coleus 3.00 2.00 2036 Gloxinia 3.00 2.00 2037 Rex Begonia 3.00 2.00 2038 Tuberous Begonia 3.00 2.00 2039 Begonia (identify) 3.00 2.00 2040 Peperomia (identify) 3.00 2.00 2041 Ivy (identify) 3.00 2.00 2042 Petunia 3.00 2.00 2043 Plant in Bloom 3.00 2.00 2044 Double African Violet 3.00 2.00 2045 Single African Violet 3.00 2.00 2046 Philodendron 3.00 2.00 2047 Wandering Jew 3.00 2.00 2048 Aloe 3.00 2.00 2049 Fern, any variety 3.00 2.00 2050 Stag Horn Fern 3.00 2.00 2051 Springerie Fern 3.00 2.00 2052 Rabbit Foot Fern 3.00 2.00 2053 Baby Tears 3.00 2.00 2054 Jade 3.00 2.00 2055 Misc. Small (identify) 3.00 2.00 2056 Misc. Large (identify) 3.00 2.00 2057 Misc. Unusual (identify) 3.00 2.00 2058 Hanging Plant 3.00 2.00 2059 Succulents 3.00 2.00 2060 Hosta 3.00 2.00 2061 Orchids 3.00 2.00 2062 Bamboo 3.00 2.00 2063 Any Other Not Listed Annual 3.00 2.00 2064 Any Other Not Listed Perennial 3.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 2 – Bouquets To be judged on quality & artistic arrangement. Class 2070 Mixed Flowers Bouquet 2071 Large Marigolds 2072 Small Marigolds 2073 Large Zinnias 2074 Small Zinnias 2075 Asters 2076 Large Dahlias 2077 Small Dahlias 2078 Single Chrysanthemums 2079 Double Chrysanthemums 2080 Orange Calendulas 2081 Yellow Calendulas

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

2 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

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2082 2083 2084 2085 2086 2087 2088 2089 2090 2091 2092 2093 2094 2095 2096 2097 2098 2099 2100 2101 2102 2103

Gaillardias Larkspurs Gladiolas Nasturtiums Pansies Salvias Scabiosas Cosmos Single Petunia Double Petunia Shasta Daisies Snapdragons Delphiniums Gloriosa Daisies Carnations Roses Cleome Black Eyed Susan Sunflower Oriental Lily Asiatic Lily Any Other Bouquet

4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

Section 3 – Single Stem Specimens Class 1 2110 Statice 3.00 2111 Ageratum 3.00 2112 Small Aster 3.00 2113 Large Aster 3.00 2114 Yellow Calendula 3.00 2115 Orange Calendula 3.00 2116 Coreopsis 3.00 2117 Carnation 3.00 2118 Crested Celosia 3.00 2119 Plumed Celosia 3.00 2120 Chinese Lantern 3.00 2121 Centaurea (Bachelor Button) 3.00 2122 Pompom Chrysanthemum 3.00 2123 Double Chrysanthemum 3.00 2124 Single Chrysanthemum 3.00 2125 Other Chrysanthemum 3.00 2126 Cleome 3.00 2127 Cosmos 3.00 2128 Delphinium 3.00 2129 Dianthus 3.00 2130 Gaillardia 3.00 2131 Larkspur 3.00 2132 Large Marigold 3.00 2133 Small Marigold 3.00 2134 Double Petunia 3.00 2135 Single Petunia 3.00 2136 Ruffled Petunia 3.00 2137 Annual Phlox 3.00 2138 Perennial White Phlox 3.00 2139 Perennial Phlox, other 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

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3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 4 – Miscellaneous Displays Class 1 2195 Display of Cacti, 4 plants 3.00 2196 Display of Succulents, 4 plants 3.00 2197 Cut Flowers, 7 varieties & 7 containers, tied together 3.00 2198 Display of Plants, 5 varieties 3.00 2199 Dish Gardens 3.00 2200 Table Arrangements 3.00 2201 Buffet Arrangements 3.00 2202 Terrariums (no cacti) 3.00 2203 Miniature Arrangement (not over 3” tall) 3.00 2204 Dried Arrangement (no silk flowers) 3.00 2205 Miniature Arrangement (3-5” tall) 3.00 2206 Display of Herbs, 3 or more 3.00 2207 Basket Arrangements 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Class 2210 Flowering 2211 Non-Flowering 2212 White Butterfly 2213 Color Butterfly 2214 Butterfly, other variety 2215 Smoke Bush 2216 Bamboo

Section 5 – Branches

1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 6 – Wreath Can be ready made wreath, created & decorated with natural materials. Class 1 2 2217 Fresh Flowers 3.00 2.00 2218 Living 3.00 2.00 2219 Pine or Pine Cones 3.00 2.00 2220 Dried Flowers 3.00 2.00 2221 Other all Natural 3.00 2.00 Section 7 – Hosta Class 1 2 2225 Large, Single Leaf 3.00 2.00 2226 Small, Single Leaf 3.00 2.00 2227 Miniature Leaf 3.00 2.00 2228 Best Color 3.00 2.00 2229 Three Specimens 3.00 2.00

Class 2230 Flowering 2231 Non-Flowering

Section 8 – Water Plants

1 3.00 3.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00

Section 9 – Gardeners Album 1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 Section 10 – Patio Container Class 1 2239 Patio Container, 3 or more plants 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

Section 11 – Largest Display Class 1 2240 Largest Display, 10 or more varieties – cut flowers 20.00

2 10.00

3 6.00

Class 2235 Scrapbook 2236 Journal 2237 Photo Album 2238 Any Other

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Section 12 – Artistic Arrangements Flower arrangement is the art of organizing the elements according to the principles of design to attain beauty, simplicity, expression and harmony. 1. Exhibitors are limited to two entries and may enter only one per class. 2. Classes are limited to three entries. 3. In all classes, flowers are to be featured; however, other plant material may be used. 4. Exhibitor must use a 3x5 card stating the interpretation of the class. Materials may be listed and flowers should be named. This card should be left with the exhibit, lower left side to aid the judges with their decision. 5. Use of dried or preserved materials is permitted and may be painted. 6. No artificial material may be used except artificial grapes. 7. Use of plant material protected by State Conservation laws is prohibited. 8. Exhibitors must supply their own containers, which may be any type unless otherwise noted. 9. All arrangements in niched displays may be scaled to a width of 27 inches and height of 32 inches. Exhibitor need not fill the area and may go above the background, if desired. 10. Color background or a low value gray-green will be furnished. 11. All plant materials must be kept fresh throughout the show. Lasting quality of materials should be considered when selecting materials. 12. Class reservations must be made two weeks in advance and will not be accepted the day of the show. Reservations may be made by calling Barb Robidoux, 231-462-3284. Artistic arrangements will be judged on the following: Interpretation 25%; Design 20%; Distinction 20%; Color 15%; Relation of all material 15%; Condition 5% American Heroes Class 2245 Military – an arrangement of your choice using any colors. Accessories permitted. 2246 Fireman – an arrangement of your choice using any colors. Accessories permitted. 2247 Law Enforcement – an arrangement of your choice using any colors. Accessories permitted. 2248 Medical field – an arrangement of your choice using any colors. Accessories permitted.

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Department 48 – Open Class Horticulture Only one entry per class, per exhibitor. 1. All fruits must be plainly and correctly labeled with variety. 2. Unsightly exhibits may be removed from table. Section 1 - Apples on Plates (5 Specimens) Plates of fruit will be judged on the following: Conformation 20%; Size 10%; Color 20%; Uniformity 20%; Freedom from Blemishes 30% Class 1 2 3 2250 McIntosh 3.00 2.00 1.00 2251 Empire 3.00 2.00 1.00 2252 Greening (Rhode Island) 3.00 2.00 1.00 2253 Jonathan 3.00 2.00 1.00 2254 Paula Red 3.00 2.00 1.00 2255 Mac Spur 3.00 2.00 1.00 2256 Mustu 3.00 2.00 1.00 2257 Northern Spies 3.00 2.00 1.00 2258 Courtland 3.00 2.00 1.00 2259 Rome 3.00 2.00 1.00 2260 Red Delicious 3.00 2.00 1.00 2261 Ida Red 3.00 2.00 1.00 2262 Golden Delicious 3.00 2.00 1.00 2263 Hysop 3.00 2.00 1.00 2264 Grimes 3.00 2.00 1.00 2265 Any Other Not Listed 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 2 - Apples in Flats Class 1 2 3 2270 McIntosh 6.00 4.00 2.00 2271 Empire 6.00 4.00 2.00 2272 Greening (Rhode Island) 6.00 4.00 2.00 2273 Jonathan 6.00 4.00 2.00 2274 Paula Red 6.00 4.00 2.00 2275 Mac Spur 6.00 4.00 2.00 2276 Mustu 6.00 4.00 2.00 2277 Northern Spies 6.00 4.00 2.00 2278 Courtland 6.00 4.00 2.00 2279 Rome 6.00 4.00 2.00 2280 Red Delicious 6.00 4.00 2.00

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Ida Red 6.00 4.00 2.00 Golden Delicious 6.00 4.00 2.00 Hysop 6.00 4.00 2.00 Grimes 6.00 4.00 2.00 Any Other Not Listed 6.00 4.00 2.00 Section 3 - Pears on Plates (5 Specimens) Plates of fruit will be judged on the following: Conformation 20%; Size 10%; Color 20%; Uniformity 20%; Freedom from Blemishes 30% Class 1 2 3 2290 Bartlett 3.00 2.00 1.00 2291 Clapp Favorite 3.00 2.00 1.00 2292 Bosc 3.00 2.00 1.00 2293 Seckel 3.00 2.00 1.00 2294 Flemish Beauty 3.00 2.00 1.00 2295 Spartlett 3.00 2.00 1.00 2296 Any Other Not Listed 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 4 - Pears in Flats Class 1 2 3 2300 Bartlett 6.00 4.00 2.00 2301 Clapp Favorite 6.00 4.00 2.00 2302 Bosc 6.00 4.00 2.00 2303 Seckel 6.00 4.00 2.00 2304 Flemish Beauty 6.00 4.00 2.00 2305 Spartlett 6.00 4.00 2.00 2306 Any Other Not Listed 6.00 4.00 2.00 Section 5 - Peaches on Plates (5 Specimens) Plates of fruit will be judged on the following: Conformation 20%; Size 10%; Color 20%; Uniformity 20%; Freedom from Blemishes 30% Class 1 2 3 2310 Harbelle 3.00 2.00 1.00 2311 Harbrite 3.00 2.00 1.00 2312 Baby Gold 3.00 2.00 1.00 2313 Fair Haven 3.00 2.00 1.00 2314 Red Haven 3.00 2.00 1.00 2315 Glo Haven 3.00 2.00 1.00 2316 Sun Cling 3.00 2.00 1.00 2317 Amber Gem 3.00 2.00 1.00 2318 Red Skin 3.00 2.00 1.00 2319 Nectarine 3.00 2.00 1.00 2320 Any Other Not Listed 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 6 - Peaches in Flats Class 1 2 3 2325 Harbelle 6.00 4.00 2.00 2326 Harbrite 6.00 4.00 2.00 2327 Baby Gold 6.00 4.00 2.00 2328 Fair Haven 6.00 4.00 2.00 2329 Red Haven 6.00 4.00 2.00 2330 Glo Haven 6.00 4.00 2.00 2331 Sun Cling 6.00 4.00 2.00 2332 Amber Gem 6.00 4.00 2.00 2333 Red Skin 6.00 4.00 2.00 2334 Nectarine 6.00 4.00 2.00 2335 Any Other Not Listed 6.00 4.00 2.00 Section 7 - Apricots on Plates (12 Specimens) Plates of fruit will be judged on the following: Conformation 20%; Size 10%; Color 20%; Uniformity 20%; Freedom from Blemishes 30% Class 1 2 3 2336 Any Variety 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 8 - Berries Class 1 2 3 2340 Blackberries 3.00 2.00 1.00 2341 Red Raspberries 3.00 2.00 1.00 2342 Black Raspberries 3.00 2.00 1.00 2343 Any Other Not Listed 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 9 - Plums on Plates (12 Specimens) Plates of fruit will be judged on the following: Conformation 20%; Size 10%; Color 20%; Uniformity 20%; Freedom from Blemishes 30% Class 1 2 3 2350 Bluefree 3.00 2.00 1.00 2351 Stanley Prune 3.00 2.00 1.00 2352 Damson 3.00 2.00 1.00 2353 Italian Prune 3.00 2.00 1.00 2354 Any Other Not Listed 3.00 2.00 1.00


Section 10 - Plums in Flats Class 1 2355 Bluefree 6.00 2356 Stanley Prune 6.00 2357 Damson 6.00 2358 Italian Prune 6.00 2359 Any Other Not Listed 6.00 Section 11 - Quinces Class 1 2360 Any Variety 3.00

2 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00

3 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

Section 12 - Grapes on Plates Plates of fruit will be judged on the following: Conformation 20%; Size 10%; Color 20%; Uniformity 20%; Freedom from Blemishes 30% Class 1 2 3 2365 Concord 3.00 2.00 1.00 2366 Delaware 3.00 2.00 1.00 2367 Niagara 3.00 2.00 1.00 2368 Fredonia 3.00 2.00 1.00 2369 Any Other Variety 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 13 - Fruit Display Must be more than one variety of fruit and not less than the equivalent of six flats. Class 1 2 3 2370 Original Display of Fruit 6.00 4.00 2.00 Class 2375 Purple Royalty 2376 Green Pod 2377 Italian 2378 Lima 2379 Yellow Wax Class 2380 Any Variety

Section 14 - Beans (12 pods) 1 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 Section 15 - Beets (6 roots)

1 3.00

Section 16 - Broccoli (1 head) 1 3.00 Section 17 - Cabbage Class 1 2385 Ball head 3.00 2386 Chinese 3.00 2387 Savory 3.00 2388 Red 3.00 2389 Any Other Variety 3.00 Section 18 - Carrots (6) Class 1 2390 Long 3.00 2391 Half Long 3.00 2392 Short 3.00 Class 2381 Any Variety

Section 19 - Cauliflower (1 head) 1 3.00 Section 20 - Cucumbers Class 1 2395 Slicing, 6 any variety 3.00 2396 Pickling, 12 any variety 3.00 2397 Dill Pickling, 6 3.00 2398 Burpless longs, 6 3.00 2399 Novelty, 6 3.00 Class 2393 Any Variety

Section 21 - Egg Plant (1 specimen) 1 3.00 Section 23 - Gourds Class 1 2401 Display of Gourds, 6-12 3.00 Section 24 - Herbs Class 1 2402 Any Variety 3.00 Class 2400 Any Variety

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

2403 Display of Herbs, 8 varieties or more

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2 2.00

3 1.00

1 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00

1 3.00 3.00 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 28 - Melons (1 specimen) Class 1 2410 Cantaloupe 3.00 2411 Honey Dew 3.00 2412 Crenshaw 3.00 2413 Citron 3.00 2414 Oblong Watermelon 3.00 2415 Round Watermelon 3.00 2416 Any Other Variety 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 29 - Onions (3 specimens) Class 1 2420 White Globe 3.00 2421 Yellow Globe 3.00 2422 Red Globe 3.00 2423 Bermuda 3.00 2424 Spanish Onions 3.00 2425 Any Other Variety 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 25 - Kale Class 2404 Any Variety, 1 plant, no roots Section 26 - Kohlrabi Class 2405 Purple - 3 2406 White - 3 Section 27 - Lettuce Class 2407 Lettuce, any variety, 1 head 2408 Endive 2409 Leaf, any variety, 1 bunch

Section 30 - Parsnips (6 specimens) 1 3.00 Section 31 - Peppers Class 1 2430 Bell Peppers, 3 3.00 2431 Yellow Banana, 6 3.00 2432 Pimento, 6 3.00 2433 Hungarian Way, 6 3.00 2434 Jalapeno, 6 3.00 2435 Cayenne, 6 3.00 2436 Chili, 12 3.00 2437 Any Other Variety, 6 3.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Section 32 - Pumpkins (1 specimen) Class 1 2440 Jack-O-Lantern 3.00 2441 Pie Pumpkin (sm sugar) 3.00 2442 Largest Pumpkin 3.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

Class 2426 Any Variety

Section 33 - Radishes (6 roots) 1 3.00 3.00 Section 34 - Rutabaga (3 roots) Class 1 2447 Any Variety 3.00 Section 35 - Peas (12 pods) Class 1 2448 Green Pod 3.00 2449 Snow 3.00 2450 Any Other Variety 3.00 Section 36 - Squash (1 specimen) Class 1 2451 Green Hubbard 3.00 2452 Glue Hubbard 3.00 2453 Golden Hubbard 3.00 2454 Buttercup 3.00 2455 Butternut 3.00 2456 Acorn or Table Queen 3.00 Class 2445 Red 2446 White

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2457 2458 2459 2460 2461 2462 2463 2464

Other Winter (specify) Other Summer (specify) Zucchini Yellow Crookneck Yellow Straightneck Patty Pan Banana Squash Delicata

3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00

Section 37 - Corn (5 ears w/ husks) 1 3.00 3.00 3.00 Section 38 - Swiss Chard (1 bunch, no roots) Class 1 2468 Green 3.00 2469 Red 3.00 Section 39 - Spinach (1 bunch, no roots) Class 1 2470 Any Variety 3.00 Section 40 - Tomatoes Class 1 2471 Red, 6 3.00 2472 Yellow, 6 3.00 2473 Red Italian, 6 3.00 2474 Small Yellow Salad, 10 3.00 2475 Small Red Salad, 10 3.00 Section 41 - Turnips (6 roots) Class 1 2476 Any Variety 3.00 Section 43 - Miscellaneous Class 1 2477 Any Variety 3.00 Class 2465 Bi-Color 2466 White 2467 Yellow

2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

2 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00

3 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

2 2.00

3 1.00

Section 44 - Green Thumb Gardener Class 1 2478 Display of 10 or more varieties 20.00

2 15.00

3 10.00

2 10.00 10.00 10.00 Plaque

3 5.00 5.00 5.00 Plaque

Department 49 - Open Class Organizations Section 1 - Educational Exhibits or Projects Class 1 2480 Educational Exhibit by Group 15.00 2481 Best Educational Exhibit by Individual 15.00 2482 Collection that Tells a Story 15.00 2483 Best Commercial Exhibit Plaque

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