Adult Crafts

Talents of all kinds will be on display and vying for top prizes at the Berlin Fair. From artistic to tasty to impressively grown, it’s all here. You can take part in in the competitions or just admire these outstanding creations and entries.

Arts and Crafts

Adults 18 Years and Over

Judging of Art, Crafts and Hobbies will be based on:

  • Originality of Entry
  • Skill and Knowledge of Field
  • Planning and Evidence of Study
  • Presentation

It is very important that your entry be economical of space. Arts, Crafts and Hobby entries must have been completed by the exhibitor and not previously exhibited in the Berlin Fair.

Entries will be received at the Kaminsky Building from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday and 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday. No entries will be accepted after that time. Entries must remain on public exhibit until 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

Rosettes will be awarded to the best entry in Art, Wood, Crafts, and Hobbies. A Best in Show rosette along with $25 will be awarded to the best entry from all of the entries in this exhibit.

Limit three (3) entries for any one class.

Note: Limit of five (5) pieces of artwork for each exhibitor.

Please be prepared to identify “class” when entering work. Only artwork (including collages) mounted, framed, or matted and wired properly for hanging will be accepted. Number paintings will not be judged. The committee reserves the right to with hold from display any painting deemed unsuitable for this fair.

Class 1 - Oil Painting

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Landscape$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Marine$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Portrait$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Animal or Fowl$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Still or Abstract$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
f. Figure(s)$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 2 - Acrylic

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Landscape$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Marine$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Portrait$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Animal or Fowl$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Still or Abstract$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
f. Figure(s)$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 3 - Water Color

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Landscape$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Marine$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Portrait$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Animal or Fowl$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Still or Abstract$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
f. Figure(s)$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 4 - Pastel

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Landscape$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Marine$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Portrait$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Animal or Fowl$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Still or Abstract$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
f. Figure(s)$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 5 - Pencil

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Landscape$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Marine$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Portrait$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Animal or Fowl$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Still or Abstract$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
f. Figure(s)$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 6 - Charcoal

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Charcoal$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 7 - Crayon or Chalk

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a. Crayon or Chalk$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 8 - Pen and Ink

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a. Pen and Ink$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 9 - Graphic Design

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Computer Art$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 10 - Mixed Media

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a. Mixed Media$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 11 - Other Art

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Other Art$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 1 - Pottery/Ceramics

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Hand Formed$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Potters Wheel$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Other$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 2 - Painted Articles

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Painting on Metal (Toleware, etc.)$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Painting on Wood$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Painting on Textiles$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Stenciling$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Painting on Other Surfaces$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 3 - Wood (Judged in Large and Small Categories)

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Wood Working$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Lathe Turned Woodworking$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Wood Carving$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Other$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 4 - Recycled Crafts

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Recycled Craft$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 5 - Sand Art/Painting

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a. Sand Art/Painting$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 6 - Jewelry

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Necklaces$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
b. Bracelets$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
c. Sets$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
d. Other$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 7 - Christmas

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Christmas Decorations$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
b. Christmas Wreaths$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
c. Christmas Tree Ornaments$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 8 - All Other Wreaths

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a. All Other Wreaths$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 9 - Metal Work

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a. Metal Work$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 10 - Scrapbooking

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Scrapbooking$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 11 - Cards

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Hand Crafted Cards$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 12 - Decorated Eggs

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Decorated Eggs$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 13 - Collections (Judged on Content and Presentation)

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Misc. Suitable Collection$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 14 - Other Crafts

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Other Crafts$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

**Collections of book matches, stamps, and coins cannot be accepted.

Bakery

  1. Exhibits must be brought to the Fair Grounds on Thursday between 1:00 and 9:00 p.m. Superintendent will be in the building during that time.
  2. Only one entry will be accepted in each category.
  3. Entries must be removed between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. No exceptions. Entries not picked up by 7:00 p.m. on Sunday will be discarded.
  4. Dishes and trays are entered at the owner’s risk. The Berlin Lions Club is will not be responsible for those items not picked up by 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. We suggest that you not use tin dishes for pies.
  5. We recommend that you not eat entries after removal.
  6. Please visit www.ctfairs.org for the recipe and rules of the State Baking Contests, including any corrections to the published recipe.
  7. The winners of the State Baking and Apple Pie Contests will be invited to participate in State Contest held at the fall meeting of the Association of Connecticut Fairs. The Berlin Fair will pay for the dinner of each winner and a guest attending that event.
  8. A Best of Show will be given per the judges’ discretion.

Class 1 - Quick Breads

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Loaf Banana Bread$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Loaf Zucchini Bread$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Loaf of Any OTHER QUICK BREAD$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Muffins, one-half dozen, NO PAPERS$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
e. Baking Powder Biscuits, one-half dozen$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
f. Scones, one-half dozen$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 2 - Yeast Breads

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Loaf White Bread$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Loaf Any Other Kind of Bread$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Coffee Cake$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Sweet Rolls, One-half dozen$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
e. Plain Rolls, white or dark one-half dozen$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 3 - Cakes

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Frosted Chocolate Layer Cake$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
b. Any other kind of Frosted Layer Cake$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Frosted Cup Cakes, one half dozen, No Papers$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Carrot Cake$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
e. Decorated Cake$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
f. Decorated Cup Cakes, one half dozen, No Papers$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
g. Any other kind of Cake$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 4 - Cookies - One Half Dozen

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Rolled Cookies$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Drop Cookies$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Filled Cookies$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Toll House or Chocolate Chip Cookies$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
e. Brownies$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
f. Any other Bar or Cookie$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 5 - Candy - 6 pieces

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Chocolate Fudge$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Any other kind of candy$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 6 - Pies

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Apple$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Any other fruit pie$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Pumpkin or Squash$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Any other kind of Pie$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 7 - For Men Only

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Frosted Chocolate Layer Cake$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
b. Any kind of Pie$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Quick Bread$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Yeast Bread$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
e. Muffins, one-half dozen. NO PAPERS$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
f. Any kind of Bar or Cookie$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
g. Any other kind$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 8 - Natural Foods

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Baked Goods$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 9 - Sugar-Free Recipe

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a. Baked Goods must be accompanied by recipe on index card$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 10 - Low or No Cholesterol Recipe

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a. Baked Goods must be accompanied by recipe on index card$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 11 - International Recipe

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Baked Goods must be accompanied by recipe on index card$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 12 - State Baking Contests

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Adult Baking Contest$5.00 and
State Ribbon
$4.00$3.00$2.00
b. Apple Pie Contest$5.00 and
State Ribbon
$4.00$3.00$2.00

NOTE: Men may compete in other classes.

Canned Goods

All articles entered must have been canned since September of last year. Entries will be accepted from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday and 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday. Entries cannot be removed before 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Entries not removed before 7:00 p.m. Sunday, will be considered being donated to the Fair.

No peppers with a scoville rating of 16,000 or higher (example: Ghost Peppers) will be accepted in any form.

Entries Must Have:

  1. Proper labels-neat and easily read.
  2. Name of Product
  3. Variations-such as: Salt Free or Dietetic
  4. Name of Person: Omitted
  5. Jams and Jellies must have paraffin or be in self-sealed jars.

Judging will be in the following sequence:

  1. Jar and Seal
  2. Appearance
  3. Pack
  4. Product-Jars to be opened

Collections

  1. 4 to 6 Jars per collection
  2. Uniform Containers
  3. Proper labels
  4. Overall appearance
  5. Jars-Not to be opened

Beer Entries

Bottle Requirements

  1. Each bottle must be 10 to 16 ounces in volume, brown or green glass, and must be free of the entrants name on the label.
  2. Only standard beer closures (crown caps and porcelain flip-tops) are accepted. All markings on the caps must be obliterated with a permanent black marker.
  3. Bottles not meeting these requirements may be disqualified.

Entry Limitations

  1. Anyone of legal age and status may enter this competition.
  2. Entrants may not be affiliated in any way with a commercial brewery. This competition is strictly for amateur brewers.

Wine Entries

Bottle Requirements

  1. Standard wine bottles should be used; 750ml size is preferred. There should be an appropriate level of wine which would allow for evaluation by multiple judges.
  2. Cork type bottles should use straight corks. Threaded bottles should use new air tight screw caps. Sparkling wines should be bottled in champagne-type bottles with a proper closure suitably wired in place.
  3. Bottles must be clear of any names on the labels.

Entry Limitations

  1. Anyone of legal age and status may enter this competition.
  2. Entrants may not be affiliated in any way with a commercial winery. This competition is strictly for amateur Vintner’s.

Trophy

Lions Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the one person who has accumulated the most points based on:

  1. Five points for First prize – ribbon
  2. Three points for Second prize – ribbon
  3. Two points for Third prize – ribbon
  4. One point for Fourth prize – ribbon

Class 1 - Best Collections

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Assorted Jam and/or Jelly$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
b. Assorted Vegetables$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon

Class 2 - Best Jar of Juice

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Any Juice$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon

Class 3 - Best Jar of Pickles

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Beets$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
b. Bread and Butter$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
c. Cucumber Dill Pickle$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
d. Any other Dill Variety$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
e. Sweet Pickle$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
f. Green Tomato Pickle$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
g. Hot Pickle Variety$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
h. Hot Peppers (No peppers with Scoville rating > 16,000)$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
i. Garden Salad Mixture$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
j. Eggplant Variety in oil$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
k. Any other Pickles$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon

Class 4 - Best Jar of Relish

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Hot Chile Sauce$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
b. Pepper Relish (No peppers with Scoville rating > 16,000)$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
c. Salsa$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
d. Hot Pepper Relish (No peppers with Scoville rating > 16,000)$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
e. Any Other Relish$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon

Class 5 - Best Jar of Vegetables

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Beets$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
b. Stewed Tomatoes$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
c. Whole Tomatoes.$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
d. Peppers (No peppers with Scoville rating > 16,000)$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
e. Sauerkraut$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
f. Any Other Vegetable (No more than 3 jars per person)$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon

Class 6 - Sauce

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Spaghetti Sauce$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
b. Dessert Sauce$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
c. Any Other Sauce$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon

Class 7 - Best Jar of Fruit

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Apple Sauce$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
b. Peaches.$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
c. Pears$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
d. Any Other Single Fruit (No more than 3 jars per person).$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon

Class 8 - Best Jar of Jam

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Blackberry$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
b. Blueberry.$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
c. Grape$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
d. Peach$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
e. Raspberry$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
f. Strawberry$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
g. Black Raspberry Jam$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
h. Any Other Fruit Jam (No more than 3 jars per person)$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
i. Any Other Vegetable Jam (No more than 3 jars per person, No peppers with Scoville rating > 16,000)$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon

Class 9 - Best Jar of Jelly

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Apple$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
b. Currant$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
c. Grape$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
d. Mint$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
e. Any Fruit Combination Jelly$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
f. Any Other Jelly (No more than 3 jars per person, No peppers with Scoville rating > 16,000)$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon

Class 10 - Conserves, Marmalades, Butters, Honey, and Syrup

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Conserve for Meat Accompaniment$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
b. Conserve for Bread Accompaniment.$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
c. Any Other Marmalade$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
d. Apple-Butter.$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
e. Any Other Butter.$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
f. Light Honey$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
g. Dark Honey$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
h. Maple Syrup.$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon
i. Any other syrup.$7.00$6.00$5.00Ribbon

Class 11 - Home Brewed Beer

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Lager - Dark$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon
b. Pilsner$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon
c. Ale - Dark$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon
d. Ale - Light$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon
e. Stout$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon
f. Porter$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon
g. IPA$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon

Class 12 - Home Made Wine

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. White Wine$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon
b. Red Wine$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon
c. Sweet Wine$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon
d. Other - Please list$20.00$15.00$10.00Ribbon

Flowers

  1. Each exhibitor may have only one entry in each category and must be present to enter their entries.
  2. All exhibits in Horticulture Class must have been raised by exhibitor.
  3. Water is available on the Fair Grounds.
  4. Glass Vases will be provided as containers for all horticulture exhibits (except as noted).
  5. Entries must be received on Thursday between 1:00 PM and 9:00 PM at the Kaminski Building on the Berlin Lions Fairgrounds. No entries will be accepted after that time.
  6. Exhibits will be judged at 8:00 AM on Friday. Exhibits may not be viewed until judging is completed.
  7. Entries cannot be removed before 6:30 PM Sunday. Entries not removed before 7:00 PM will be considered as being donated to the Fair.
  8. Containers and plants are entered at the owner’s risk. The Berlin Lions Club cannot be held responsible.
  9. No material on the conservation list shall be used in any exhibit, including but not limited to, Trailing Arbutus, Wild Lily-of-the Valley, Partridge-Berry, Climbing Night Shade, and Ferns.
  10. Rosettes will be awarded during Judging as follows:
    1. Best Arrangement – Showcase Theme
    2. Best Arrangement – General Theme
    3. Most first place awards in Horticulture Class
    4. Most first place awards in Plant Category
    5. Most first place awards in Arrangement Category
    6. Best in Show – Horticulture Class
    7. Best in Show – Plants
  11. All classes are competitive and open to the public.

Special Notes:

Wilted foliage shall be removed. Entries without foliage will not be allowed to enter. Entries will be judged for straight stems, clean foliage, and fresh blooms must be free from insects, disease, dirt, etc. Single blooms should be disbudded but do not remove foliage.

Only one entry per family per category permitted. If all rules for entering artificial plastic or silk flowers are not permitted. Fruit, painting or dying of dried material is acceptable where specified. Painting or dying of fresh flowers is not permitted in any category. All mechanics, i.e. oasis, tape, or others must be concealed from view.

Miniature Arrangements

Not to exceed 5″ in any direction including container.

Small Arrangements

Not to exceed 8″ in any direction including container.

Horticulture

This class calls for three (3) stems of flowers in a container, unless otherwise specified. Each stem may contain more than one (1) flower, (Buds are not permitted). All Dahlias must have more than one (1) set of leaves. All leaves must remain above the water while in the container for all entries listed below.

There is a limit of four (4) to six (6) flowers or stems in a collection. All flowers in collections must be of same variety. Only one (1) entry will be accepted in each category. The designer may use their own container only in a collection or special cases with superintendents approval. Wild flowers are not accepted in any category.

For smaller floral entries, providing your own smaller vase so that entries with leaves remain above water, is acceptable.

Plants

Plants may be judged in one classification only. Plants must be in a pot for at least three (3) months. All collections must be placed on a tray. There is a limit of 3 to 6 plants in a collection. All pots must be cleaned and free of dirt, mold, and any debris. Special leaf treatment such as plant or leaf shine, or other means is not permitted.

Showcase Theme

  1. To Every Season There is Change: This year represents a major change for the Berlin Fair, with a date change to September hopefully we’ll realize a dry week-end and you can leave your rain gear home? Please design an arrangement of all fresh materials with yellow being the dominate color in a square container of the designers choice. No accessories permitted.

General Themes

  1. Farmhouse Chic: An arrangement of pretty pastel colors, with the designer’s option to mix in fresh greenery. The arrangement is to be in a white container, with the total height of the arrangement not to exceed 12″.
  2. Watering the Garden: An Artistic arrangement of fresh flowers in a Galvanized watering can, height of arrangement not to exceed 12″
  3. Who Ever Said Tea Pots Were Just for Tea: An arrangement of demure flowers in three colors of designers choice in a Tea Pot.
  4. Here comes the Bride Design a round (no cascading) bridal bouquet, only use fresh flowers, greens and ribbon optional, must be displayed upright in a clear vase.
  5. Time to Uncork: Prepare a bouquet of cut red and white flowers, to symbolize red and white wines, arranged in a wine carafe of the designers choosing, with water and flower stems showing.
  6. Hitting the Jackpot: Prepare a “Glitzy” arrangement depicting what the Casinos have to offer. Flowers of any kind and color may be used to show the beauty of the Casino. The container should match the arrangement, accessories are permitted.
  7. Sublimely Succulent: An arrangement of a minimum of three varieties of Succulents, in a landscape design. Container size should not exceed 10″ in diameter and no higher than 6″
  8. Dry as a Bone: An arrangement of all dried materials such as dried pods, grasses, cones & branches in a basket of designers choice with no accessories permitted.
  9. Lilies Day: Create an arrangement consisting of White Lilies. Designers may choose to accent with a touch of pink flowers and or fresh greenery. The arrangement is to be in a clear glass container. Total height of arrangement shall not exceed 16″. No dry materials are permitted.
  10. From my Front Porch to Yours: The best of September, create an Autumn Wreath or Swag. The base form must be made by the entrant. Use of floral pieces must be fresh, artificial or painted fill-ins are permitted Please provide a means to hang your entry.

Class 1 - Arrangments

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. To Every Season there is Change$10.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Farmhouse Chic$9.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Watering the Garden$9.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Who Ever Said Tea Pots were Just for Tea$9.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Here comes the Bride$9.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon
f. Time to Uncork$9.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon
g. Hitting the Jackpot$9.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon
h. Sublimely Succulent$9.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon
i. Dry as a Bone$9.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon
j. Lilies Day$9.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon
k. From my Front Porch to Yours$9.00$7.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 2 - Miniature Arrangements (under 5")

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a. Painted, dyed or dried material$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Fresh material$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 3 - Small Arrangements (under 8")

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a. Painted, dyed or dried material$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Fresh material$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 4 - Horticulture

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
01. Ageratum$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
02. Asters$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
03. Bachelor Buttons$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
04. Celosia - Feathered$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
05. Celosia - Coxcomb (Best Single Stem, multiple buds acceptable)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
06. Chrysanthenums (Any Type)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
07. Chrysanthenums (Need 3 different colors or variations)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
08. Coneflower$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
09. Cosmos$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
10. Dahlias (Best collection of same variety)*$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
11. Dahlias, other types (any size or color)*$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
12. Dahlias - Red (large single bloom, 6" or over)*$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
13. Dahlias - Yellow (large single bloom, 6" or over)*$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
14. Dahlias - White (large single bloom, 6" or over)*$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
15. Dahlias - Red (small single bloom, 2"-6")*$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
16. Dahlias - Yellow (small single bloom, 2"-6")*$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
17. Dahlias - White (small single bloom, 2"-6")*$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
18. Daisy$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
19. Honesty (Money tree)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
20. Hydrangea (must have leaves)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
21. Impatiens - Standard or Double$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
22. Marigold dwarf - Yellow (up to 2" diameter)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
23. Marigold dwarf - Orange (up to 2" diameter)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
24. Marigold dwarf - Red (up to 2" diameter)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
25. Marigold large - Yellow (over 2" diameter)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
26. Marigold large - Orange (over 2" diameter)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
27. Marigold large - Red (over 2" diameter)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
28. Marigolds (any other color or type)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
29. Petunias, Single Petals$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
30. Rose, Single Blossom (Disbudded)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
31. Roses, (Best collection of same variety)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
32. Roses, Miniature (Best collection of same variety)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
33. Roses, Old Garden (Best single blossom)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
34. Salvia, Blue$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
35. Salvia, Red$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
36. Salvia, any other color$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
37. Sedum$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
38. Snapdragon$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
39. Strawflowers$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
40. Sunflowers - Single Head (must be plastic covered, 6" or over)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
41. Sunflowers (with petals, up to 6" diameter)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
42. Zinnia Dwarf (up to 3" diameter)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
43. Zinnia Med. (up to 3-4" diameter)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
44. Zinnia Large (up to 4-5" diameter)$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
45. Any perennials$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
46. All other flowers$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

Class 5 - Plants

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. African Violets, Individual plant *$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
b. Bonsai$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
c. Cacti$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
d. Dish Gardens & Terrariums$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
e. Hanging Flowering Plant$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
f. Hanging Non-Flowering Plant$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
g. Individual Flowering Plant in Bloom$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
h. Individual non-flowering plants$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
i. Succulent, Individual$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
j. Any Other Plant$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon

* Single Crown permitted only, must have 12 to 24 flowers showing in bloom

Fruit

Entries will be received from 1:00 to 9:00 P.M. on Thursday. Plates for Exhibits will be furnished by the Berlin Fair. No exhibit can be removed before 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, all items not removed before 7:00 p.m. Sunday will be considered donated to the fair.

A Best in Show rosette will be awarded to the exhibitor winning the greatest total cash award for fruit entries.

All entries must have been grown by exhibitor.

Class 1 - Single Plate of 5 Apples

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Red Delicious$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Cortland$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Crab.$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Matsu$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Golden Delicious$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
f. Macoun$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
g. McIntosh$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
h. Rome Beauty$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
i. Any other Winter Apple.$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 2 - Single Plate of 5 Pears

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Bartlett$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Bosc$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Early Winter.$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Seckel.$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Sheldon$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
f. DeVoe.$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 3 - Flat Boxes of Apples

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Matsu$15.00$10.00$8.00$2.00
b. Cortland$15.00$10.00$8.00$2.00
c. Delicious$15.00$10.00$8.00$2.00
d. McIntosh$15.00$10.00$8.00$2.00
e. Any Other Kind Winter Apple.$15.00$10.00$8.00$2.00

Class 4 - Other Fruits

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Grapes, any one variety, 3 bunches$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Grapes, seedless, 3 bunches.$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Peaches, any kind (5).$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Plums, any kind (5).$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Raspberries, 1 pint basket.$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
f. Watermelon -Round (1 fruit)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
g. Watermelon -Long (1 fruit)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
h. Nuts, 1 quart, current crop.$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
i. Figs, green or black, 5 per plate$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
j. Other--------

Notice to All Exhibitors: All Fruits will be judged for perfection and awards will be given only as the judge designates.

Needlework

Articles must have been made by the exhibitors, and completed within the past 12 months or not previously exhibited in the Berlin Fair. Only amateurs should enter. Judging will be on quality of work and overall appearance. Only one item may be entered in each category for Judging.

Entries will be received at the Kaminsky Building from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday and 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday. No entries will be accepted after that time. Entries must remain on public exhibit until 6:00 p.m. Sunday. Because of the necessity of arranging articles nothing will be accepted after 9:00 on Thursday evening.

A Special Rosette Awarded and $10.00 premium for Best Knitting, Best Crochet, Best Embroidery, Best Sewing, and Best Quilted Item. Entries can be removed from 6:30-7:00 P.M. on Sunday only.

Class 1 - Crewel

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Garment$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Picture$5.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Pillow$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Miscellaneous$5.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 2 - Crocheting

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Afghan$7.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
b. Baby Afghan or Blanket.$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Bed Spread$7.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
d. Bureau Scarf.$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
e. Center Piece over 14 inches$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
f. Doily$3.00$2.00$1.00Ribbon
g. Dolls$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
h. Dress.$5.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
i. Hand Bag$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
j. Pot Holders-set of 2$3.00$2.00$1.00Ribbon
k. Shawl$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
l. Stole, Cape, or Poncho$5.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
m. Sweater or Jacket$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
n. Tablecloth$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
o. Toys$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
p. Hat$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
q. Vest$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
r. Article made by Senior Citizen$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
s. Holiday Theme.$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
t. Baby Sweater Set$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
u. Mittens, gloves$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
v. Scarves$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
w. Socks, booties$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
x. Pillow$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
y. Miscellaneous$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 3 - Cross Stitch

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Picture$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Sampler$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Pillow$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Miscellaneous.$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 4 - Counted Cross Stitch

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Pictures$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Holiday Theme$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Article made by Senior Citizen$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Sampler$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
e. Miscellaneous$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 5 - Embroidery

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Pillow Slips$3.00$2.00$1.00Ribbon
b. Runner$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Towels$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Pillow$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
e. Miscellaneous$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 6 - Knitting

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Afghan$8.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Boiled or Felted$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Garment-Childs$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Hat$3.00$2.00$1.00Ribbon
e. Infant Set$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
e. Socks, slippers$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
f. Baby Blanket$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
g. Mittens, Gloves$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
h. Scarves$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
i. Shawl$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
j. Stole, Poncho or Cape$7.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
k. Sweater-Childs$7.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
l. Sweater-Ladies$7.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
m. Sweater-Mens$7.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
n. Vest$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
o. Article made by Senior Citizen$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
p. Holiday Theme$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
q. Hand spun yarn$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
r. Socks, slippers$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
s. Pillow$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
t. Miscellaneous$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 7 - Needlepoint

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Picture$6.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
b. Wall Hanging$6.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
c. Holiday Theme$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Miscellaneous$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 8 - Pillows

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Appliqued$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Article made by Senior Citizen.$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Pieced$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Miscellaneous$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 9 - Quilt or Bedspread

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Appliqued-Hand$10.00$8.00$5.00Ribbon
b. Appliqued-Machine$10.00$8.00$5.00Ribbon
c. Pieced - Hand$10.00$8.00$5.00Ribbon
d. Combination$10.00$8.00$5.00Ribbon
e. Machine Quilted.$10.00$8.00$5.00Ribbon
f. Sampler.$7.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
g. Embroidery.$7.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
h. Baby Quilt$7.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
i. Wall Hanging.$6.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
j. Clothing$6.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
k. Pocket Book-Tote$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
l. Miscellaneous.$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
m. Article made by Senior Citizen.$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
n. Holiday Theme.$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
o. Miniature$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
p. Machine Pieced$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
q. State Quilt Contest?? and
State Ribbon
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r. Pillow$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 10 - Recycled / Green

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Miscellaneous$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 11 - Rugs

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Latch Hook (over 3')$6.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
b. Latch Hook (under 3')$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Loomed$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Miscellaneous$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 12 - Sewing

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Apron.$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Blouse.$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
c. Costume.$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
d. Dress-Childs$6.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
e. Dress-Ladies$6.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
f. Two Piece Outfit.$6.00$5.00$3.00Ribbon
g. Skirt$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
h. Toys$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
i. Formal Wear$7.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
j. Article made by Senior Citizen$5.00$4.00$3.00Ribbon
k. Pillow$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon
l. Miscellaneous$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 13 - Weaving

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Wall-hanging$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon
b. Miscellaneous$5.00$4.00$2.00Ribbon

Class 14 - Miscellaneous

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Miscellaneous$4.00$3.00$2.00Ribbon

Photography

  • Limit 2 entries per person per item in each class
  • Only prints in noted sizes will be accepted
  • All 5″x7″ photos must be mounted in 8″x10″ mats
  • All 8″x10″ photos must be mounted in 11″x14″ mats
  • Incorrect size, picture frames or plastic display cases will not be accepted
  • Name and Address on Back only.
  • No oval or diamond shaped mounts.
  • Photo entries must be received on Wednesday, between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm or Thursday, between the hours of 1:00 PM and 9:00 PM at the Kamienski Building on the Berlin Fairgrounds.
  • All entries must be claimed by owner or duly appointed representative at close of exhibit Sunday night.
  • The Berlin Fair will not accept photographs which have won awards in previous Berlin Fairs.
  • Cropping,sharpening, level and color adjustment are allowed.
  • Digital manipulations – posterization, digital montage (putting a polar bear in a beach scene), cloning (either in or out) is prohibited. If the judges can detect a digital manipulation, then the photo will be disqualified.
  • Entries by professional photographers will not be accepted in any class. A professional photographer is defined as having one’s own studio or a significant portion of your income comes from photography.

Judging

Judging will be by accomplished photographers on: 1. Appeal, 2. Technical quality, 3. Composition, only in approved class and mount. No judging will be done in any size or classification unless entries are made by 3 or more exhibitors.

A Best in Show will be awarded for the best 5×7 or 8×10 print and will receive a $50 premium.

Snapshot Contests

  1. Color Only
  2. Only Commercially printed, unmounted snapshots will be accepted. (Limit 2 per person per category.)
  3. Snapshots should be 4″ x 6″ or smaller. Name, address on back side.
  4. Snapshots must be taken of Berlin Fair for entry in “Our Berlin Fair”
  5. Berlin Fair snapshots open to all contestants.
  6. “My Favorite Pet” contest only open to children 14 years old and younger.

Class 1 - Black and White 5x7

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Portraits; formal and informal$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Flowers and plant life$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Sea and landscapes$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Agriculture, and animal$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Architecture$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
f. Candid and miscellaneous$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
g. Digital or camera manipulation - creativity$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 2 - Black and White 8x10

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Portraits; formal and informal$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Flowers and plant life$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Sea and landscapes$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Agricultural, and animal$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Architecture$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
f. Candid and miscellaneous$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
g. Digital or camera manipulation - creativity$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 3 - Color 5x7

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Portraits; formal and informal$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Flowers and plant life$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Sea and landscapes$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Agriculture, and animal$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Architecture$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
f. Candid and miscellaneous$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
g. Digital or camera manipulation - creativity$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 4 - Color 8x10

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Portraits; formal and informal$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. Flowers and plant life$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
c. Sea and landscapes$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
d. Agriculture, and animal$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
e. Architecture$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
f. Candid and miscellaneous$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
g. Digital or camera manipulation - creativity$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Class 5 - Snapshot Contest

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Our Berlin Fair$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon
b. My Favorite Pet (14 yrs or under)$10.00$8.00$6.00Ribbon

Once again this year Free Photo Mats (2 per contestant) will be provided by Aardvark Art Studio in support of the photographic arts in our community. The Aardvark Art Studio is located in Heritage Plaza, 955 Farmington Avenue, Kensington, CT. Tel. 860-829-0077.

Vegetables

A Best in Show rosette will be awarded to the exhibitor winning the greatest total cash awards for Vegetables.

Where there is no competition in any one Class and but one entry, an award of second prize will be given, if the entry is good. In some cases third will be given if warranted.

All entries must have been grown by exhibitor. Entries will be received from 1:00 to 9:00 P.M. on Thursday. Exhibits may be removed at 6:30 P.M. Sunday. All Exhibits not removed before 7:00 P.M. Sunday will be donated to the Friendship Center.

Judging Pointers for Vegetables

Excellent

Clean, Free from Injury
Not over 2% waste and not more than slightly affecting the appearance.
Uniform in Size, Shape and Color
Not over 10% in variation.
Of the Best Market Size and Quality
True to variety type.

  • Beets – 1 1/2 to 3″
  • Carrots – 1 to 2 1/2″
  • Onions-over 2″
  • Potatoes-6 to 10 oz.

Good

Clean, Free from Damage
Not over 5% waste and not distinctly damaging appearance.
Fairly Uniform in Size, Shape and Color
Not over 25% in variation.
Of Good Market Size and Quality
Fairly true to variety type.

  • Beets-over 1 1/4 and under 3 1/2″
  • Carrots – 3/4 to 2 3/4″
  • Onions-over 1 3/4″
  • Potatoes-over 5 and under 12 oz.

Worthy

Fairly Clean, Free From Serious Damage
Not over 10% waste and not seriously damaging appearance.
Fairly Uniform in Size, Shape and Color
Less than 100% in variation.
Of Fair Market Size and Quality
  • Beets-over 1 and under 4″
  • Carrots-3/4 to 3″
  • Onions-over 1 1/2″
  • Potatoes-over 4 and under 14 oz.

Unworthy

Dirty, Seriously Damaged
By disease, insects, mechanical or other means.
Extreme Difference in Size, Shape and Color
Plate unworthy if largest specimen is twice the size of the smallest on that plate.
Below or above Size Limits for Worthy
One or a combination of the above points may make the exhibit unworthy.

Best Farm Exhibit Booth

Table space to be up to 10 feet of frontage. Exhibit to be arranged by exhibitor and may include any farm product raised by the exhibitor. Applications for entry must be made by September 29th.

Exhibit will be judged on the following:

  1. Originality of arrangement
  2. Quality of Products
  3. Number of Varieties

Fair Committee reserves the right to refuse any entry it does not consider eligible.

Class 1 - Beans (10 pods per plate)

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Green Flat Pod$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Green Round Pod$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Lima, bush or pole$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Yellow Flat Pod$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Yellow Round Pod$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
f. Pole Beans, Any Variety$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 2 - Beets (5 per plate)

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Detroit Dark Red$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Other Varieties$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 3 - Cabbage (single-leaves on)

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Brussels Sprouts$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Green Round$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Green Flat$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Red Round$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Red Flat$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
f. Savoy$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 4 - Carrots (5 per plate)

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Long$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Half Long$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 5 - Cauliflower

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Single$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 6 - Celery

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. One Bunch$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 7 - Corn (6 ears - one-half of husk removed)

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Yellow Sweet Corn (Hybrid)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. White Sweet Corn (Hybrid)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Bi-Color Sweet Corn$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Indian Corn$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Popcorn - Any Color$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 8 - Cucumbers

ItemFirstSecondThirdFourth
a. Pickling (5 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Ripe, Yellow (3 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Slicing, Green (3 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 9 - Eggplant (Two Fruits each)

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a. Purple$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Oriental$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 10 - Endive

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a. One Plant$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 11 - Garlic

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a. 3 Heads$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 12 - Herbs (1 bunch/plant in water)

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a. Basil$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Mint$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Parsley$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Sage$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Any Other Variety$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 13 - Kale

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a. One Plant$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 14 - Kohlrabi

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a. 3 per plate$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 15 - Leeks

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a. 3 bulbs per plate$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 16 - Lettuce (1 head)

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a. Any Variety$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 17 - Onions (5 bulbs per plate)

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a. Red flat$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Red round$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Shallots$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Spanish$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. White flat$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
f. White round$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
g. Yellow flat$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
h. Yellow round$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 18 - Parsnips

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a. Parsnips (5 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 19 - Peppers (5 per plate)

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a. Green, large sweet$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Green, hot long$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Green, hot cherry$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Green, sweet frying$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Red, large sweet$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
f. Red, hot long$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
g. Red, hot cherry$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
h. Yellow$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
i. Miniature Hots$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
j. Habenero$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
k. Jalapeno$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
l. Any Other Variety$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 20 - Potatoes (5 per plate)

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a. Chippewas$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Cobblers$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Green Mountain$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Katahdins$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Kennebec$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
f. Red$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
g. Sweet (yams)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
h. Other Varieties$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 21 - Potatoes (Peck)

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a. Chippewas$8.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Cobblers$8.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Green Mountain$8.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Katahdins$8.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Kennebec$8.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
f. Red$8.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
g. Sweet (yams)$8.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon
h. Other Varieties$8.00$6.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 22 - Pumpkins (Single)

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a. New England Pie$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Connecticut Field$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 23 - Pumpkins (Largest)

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a. Largest$100.00$75.00$50.00Ribbon

Class 24 - Rhubarb

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a. 5 stalks per plate$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 25 - Spinach

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a. New Zealand-One plant$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 26 - Squash - Summer (2 per plate)

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a. Green$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Patty pan$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Yellow$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Any Other Variety$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 27 - Squash - Winter

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a. Acorn (2 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Butternut (2 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Blue Hubbard (single)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Delicata (2 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Green Hubbard (single)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
f. Spaghetti (single)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
g. Turbin (single)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
h. Any Other Variety$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 28 - Squash - Largest (on specimen)

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a. Hubbard or Marrow$30.00$20.00$10.00Ribbon

Class 29 - Swiss Chard

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a. One Plant$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 30 - Tomatoes

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a. Red Cherry (10 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
b. Green Cherry (10 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
c. Yellow Cherry (10 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
d. Pear (10 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
e. Italian Plum (5 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
f. Green, large fruited (5 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
g. Red, large fruited (5 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
h. Yellow, large fruited (5 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
i. Grape (10 per plate)$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon
j. Any Other Variety$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 31 - Turnips

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a. 5 per plate$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 32 - Any Other Vegetable

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a. Any other vegetable$6.00$5.00$4.00Ribbon

Class 33 - Best Farm Exhibit Booth

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a. Best Farm Exhibit Booth$50.00$40.00$30.00$20.00

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