Entries for the Youth Exhibits at the Smith County Fair will be taken between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Entries will be taken on Monday, July 2, 2018 between 8:00 am and 12:00 for Cooking only.

General Rules:

  1. Entries will be taken between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2018, with the exception of Cooking.  Entries for Cooking will be taken on Monday, July 2, 2018.
  2. All articles are exhibited at the owner’s risk, but all reasonable precautions will be taken for protection of items.
  3. The division entered will be determined by the youth’s grade as of January 2018.
  4. Name, address, and phone number must be on the bottom or back of each item.
  5. No person may enter more than one entry in any one lot.
  6. All items must have been made within the last year.
  7. Prizes will be awarded on the decision of the judge(s). Judge(s) will not be required to award prizes unless the quality of the entry is deserving of recognition.
  8. Premiums will be paid and exhibits must be removed between 1 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2018.
  9. The Smith County Fair will not be responsible for any entry left past the time specified in rule number.
  10. Competition open to Smith County youth grades K-12 and Smith County 4-H members.

 

Premiums:  1st – $4,   2nd – $3,  3rd – $2, Best of Show – $10

Division I – SEWING 

Rules: 

1. Youth must sew items by machine or hand.

 

Grades 4th – 6th:
Class I

Lot 1  Dress

Lot 2  Skirt, Blouse, or Top

Lot 3  Sportswear (slacks, shorts, etc.)

Lot 4  Apron

Lot 5  Handbag or Tote

Lot 6  Clothing Accessory Item (belt, scarf, bow, collar, etc.)

Lot 7  Home Decor

Lot 8  Quilt/Blanket

Grades 7th-12th:
Class II

Lot 9    Dress

Lot 10  Skirt, Blouse, and Top

Lot 11  Sportswear (slacks, shorts, etc.)

Lot 12  Clothing Accessory Item (belt, scarf, bow, collar, etc.)

Lot 13  Handbag or Tote

Lot 14  Home Decor

Lot 15  Quilt/Blanket

Lot 16  Any other item 

 

Grades K-3rd:
Class III

Lot 17  Apron

Lot 18  Handbag or Tote

Lot 19  Clothing Accessory Item (belt, scarf, bow, collar, etc.)

Lot 20  Home Decor

Lot 21 Quilt/Blanket

 

DIVISION II – CRAFTS

Grades 4th – 6th:

Class I

Lot 1    Stuffed Toy/Animal

Lot 2    Leather Craft

Lot 3    Wood Craft

Lot 4    Metal Craft

Lot 5    Ceramic Craft

Lot 6    Holiday or Special Occasion

Lot 7    Bead Craft

Lot 8    Handmade Basket

Lot 9    Felt Craft

Lot 10  Model Car or Kit

Lot 11  Derby Car

Lot 12  Lego Set

Lot 13  Lego original design

Lot 14  Knitted or crocheted article

Lot 15  Plastic or Stained Glass

Lot 16  Creative Wall Hanging

Lot 17  Home Decor

Lot 18  Decorated Sweats/T-shirt

Lot 19  Jewelry Craft

Lot 20  Pot Holder

Lot 21  Doll Clothing Article

Lot 22  Card/paper craft

Lot 23  Scrapbook

Lot 24  Any other craft

Lot 25  4-H Trash to Treasure — Monster

Lot 26  4-H Trash to Treasure — Craft

Lot 27  4-H Trash to Treasure — Toy

Grades 7th-12th

Class II:

Lot 28  Stuffed Toy/Animal

Lot 29  Leather Craft

Lot 30  Wood Craft

Lot 31  Metal Craft

Lot 32  Ceramic Craft

Lot 33  Holiday or Special Occasion

Lot 34  Bead Craft

Lot 35  Handmade Basket

Lot 36  Felt Craft

Lot 37  Model Car or Kit

Lot 38  Derby Car

Lot 39  Lego Set

Lot 40  Lego original design

Lot 41  Knitted or crocheted article

Lot 42  Plastic or Stained Glass

Lot 43  Creative Wall Hanging

Lot 44  Home Decor

Lot 45  Decorated Sweats/T-shirt

Lot 46  Jewelry Craft

Lot 47  Pot Holder

Lot 48  Doll Clothing Article

Lot 49  Card/paper craft

Lot 50  Scrapbook

Lot 51  Any other craft

Lot 52  4-H Trash to Treasure — Monster

Lot 53  4-H Trash to Treasure — Craft

Lot 54  4-H Trash to Treasure — Toy

Grades K-3rd

Class III: 

Lot 55  Stuffed Toy/Animal

Lot 56  Leather Craft

Lot 57  Wood Craft

Lot 58  Metal Craft

Lot 59  Ceramic Craft

Lot 60  Holiday or Special Occasion

Lot 61  Bead Craft

Lot 62  Handmade Basket

Lot 63  Felt Craft

Lot 64  Model Car or Kit

Lot 65  Derby Car

Lot 66  Lego Set

Lot 67  Lego original design

Lot 68  Knitted or crocheted article

Lot 69  Plastic or Stained Glass

Lot 70  Creative Wall Hanging

Lot 71  Home Decor

Lot 72  Decorated Sweats/T-shirt

Lot 73  Jewelry Craft

Lot 74  Pot Holder

Lot 75  Doll Clothing Article

Lot 76  Card/paper craft

Lot 77  Scrapbook

Lot 78  Any other craft

 

 

DIVISION III – ART

Rules: 

  1. All articles must be hand painted by exhibitor.
  2. Entry must be matted or framed.
  3. Judging will be based on quality of art exhibited.

 

Grades 4th – 6th:

Class I

Lot 1    Oil

Lot 2    Pastel

Lot 3    Acrylic

Lot 4    Water Color

Lot 5    Any other media

 

Grades 7th-12th

Class II

Lot 6    Oil

Lot 7    Pastel

Lot 8    Acrylic

Lot 9    Water Color

Lot 10  Any other media

 

Grades K-3rd

Class III

Lot 11  Oil

Lot 12  Pastel

Lot 13  Acrylic

Lot 14  Water Color

Lot 15  Any other media

 

 

DIVISION IV — PHOTOGRAPHY 

Rules: 

  1. Entry must be taken by the youth exhibitor.
  2. All photos mus by 5″x7″ or smaller.
  3. Photos must be matted.
  4. Only 1 entry per Lot.

 

Grades 4th – 6th:

Class I

Lot 1   People and Children

Lot 2   Animals and Pets

Lot 3   Smith County Scenes

Lot 4   Landscape

Lot 5   Still Life, flowers, and things

Lot 6   Black and white photo

Grades 7th-12th:

Class II

Lot 7    People and Children

Lot 8    Animals and Pets

Lot 9    Smith County Scenes

Lot 10  Landscape

Lot 11  Still Life, flowers, and things

Lot 12  Black and white photo

 

DIVISION V — CANNING 

Rules:

  1. Entires must be labeled with product name, date of preparation, and name of exhibitor on bottom of jar.
  2. Canned items will not accepted unless they are sealed Ball, Kerr, or Mason canning jars — 2 piece seal.  One piece seal not accepted.
  3. Quarts or pints will be accepted.
  4. Product must be canned since last year’s fair.

 

Grades 4th – 6th:

Class I – Fruits

Lot 1   Peaches

Lot 2   Pears

Lot 3   Blackberries

Lot 4   Apples

Lot 5   Cherries

Lot 6   Any other

Class II – Preserves and Jams

Lot 7    Strawberry

Lot 8    Peach

Lot 9    Blackberry

Lot 10  Apple Butter

Lot 11  Any other

Class III – Jelly

Lot 12   Apple

Lot 13   Grape

Lot 14   Blackberry

Lot 15   Any other jelly

Class IV – Vegetable

Lot 16   Tomatoes

Lot 17   Green Beans

Lot 18   Field, Snap or Crowder Peas

Lot 19   Tomato Juice

Lot 20   Corn

Lot 21   Any other vegetable

Class V – Pickles and Relishes

Lot 22  Beet Pickles

Lot 23 Cucumber Pickles 

Lot 24  Okra Pickles

Lot 25  Salsa

Class VI – Honey

Lot 26  Comb Honey

Lot 27  Strained Honey

 

Grades 7th-12th

Class VII – Fruits

Lot 28  Peaches

Lot 29  Pears

Lot 30  Blackberries

Lot 31  Apples

Lot 32  Cherries

Lot 33  Any other

Class VIII – Preserves and Jams

Lot 34  Strawberry

Lot 35  Peach

Lot 36  Blackberry

Lot 37  Apple Butter

Lot 38  Any other

Class IX – Jelly

Lot 39  Apple

Lot 40  Grape

Lot 41  Blackberry

Lot 42  Any other jelly

Class X – Vegetable

Lot 43  Tomatoes

Lot 44  Green Beans

Lot 45  Field, Snap or Crowder Peas

Lot 46  Tomato Juice

Lot 47  Corn

Lot 48  Any other vegetable

Class XI – Pickles and Relishes

Lot 49  Beet Pickles

Lot 50  Cucumber Pickles

Lot 51  Okra Pickles

Lot 52  Salsa

Class XII – Honey

Lot 53  Comb Honey

Lot 54  Strained Honey

 

DIVISION VI — COOKING 

Rules: 

  1. Entry must be made by the youth exhibitor.
  2. No purchased mixes may be used. All entries must be made from scratch.
  3. No entries will be returned. Only ribbons and premiums will be provided to winners.
  4. Entries that do not place may or may not be displayed depending on availability of space.
  5. Entries must be in disposable containers or ziplock bags.
  6. A copy of the recipe must accompany each entry.
  7. No refrigerated items accepted.

 

Grades 4th – 6th

Class I – Breads

Lot 1   Biscuits (3)

Lot 2   Corn Bread or Muffins (3)

Lot 3   Nut bread (1/2 loaf)

Lot 4   Yeast Rolls or Breads

Lot 5   Sweet Muffins (3)

Class II – Cookies  (3 each)

Lot 6    Chocolate Brownies

Lot 7    Oatmeal Cookies

Lot 8    Chocolate chip Cookies

Lot 9    Peanut Butter

Lot 10  Any other

Class III – Cakes (1 large slice)

Lot 11  Cake, any flavor

Lot 12  Pound

Lot 13  Angel Food Cake

Lot 14  Cupcakes

Class IV – Pies (1/4 -pie)

Lot 15  Fruit

Lot 16  Cream

Lot 17  Any other

Class V – Candy

Lot 18   Chocolate Fudge

Lot 19   Any other

Grades 7th-12th

Class VI – Breads

Lot 20  Biscuits (3)

Lot 21  Corn Bread or Muffins (3)

Lot 22  Nut bread (1/2 loaf)

Lot 23  Yeast Rolls or Breads

Lot 24  Sweet Muffins (3)

Class VII – Cookies  (3 each)

Lot 25  Chocolate Brownies

Lot 26  Oatmeal Cookies

Lot 27  Chocolate chip Cookies

Lot 28  Peanut Butter

Lot 29  Any other

Class VIII – Cakes

Lot 30 Cakes, any flavor

Lot 31  Pound

Lot 32  Angel Food Cake

Lot 33  Cupcakes

Class IX – Pies (1/4 -pie)

Lot 34  Fruit

Lot 35  Cream

Lot 36  Any other

Class X – Candy

Lot 37  Chocolate Fudge

Lot 38  Any other

 

DIVISION VII – FLORICULTURE 

Rules: 

  1. Must be submitted, correctly labeled with category.
  2. Arrangements must be made by youth exhibitor.
  3. Vases will NOT be provided for entries. Place in small vases.
  4. Not responsible for personal vases left.

 

Grades 4th – 6th:

Class I

Lot 1    Zinnia Specimen

Lot 2    Dahlia Specimen

Lot 3    Marigold Specimen

Lot 4    Rose Specimen

Lot 5    Single Bloom other

Lot 6    Arrangement Marigold

Lot 7    Arrangement Zinnia

Lot 8    Dried Flowers

Lot 9    Roses

Lot 10  Wild Flowers

Lot 11  Floating Arrangement

Lot 12  Miniature Arrangement – under 6″

Lot 13  Green Plant, Vine, Fern, etc.

Lot 14  African Violet

Lot 15  Other Arrangements – cut flowers

Lot 16  Other Arrangements – potted flowers

Grades 7th – 12th

Class II

Lot 17  Zinnia Specimen

Lot 18  Dahlia Specimen

Lot 19  Marigold Specimen

Lot 20  Rose Specimen

Lot 21  Single Bloom other

Lot 22  Arrangement Marigold

Lot 23  Arrangement Zinnia

Lot 24  Dried Flowers

Lot 25  Roses

Lot 26  Wild Flowers

Lot 27  Floating Arrangement

Lot 28  Miniature Arrangement – under 6″

Lot 29  Green Plant, Vine, Fern, etc.

Lot 30  African Violet

Lot 31  Other Arrangements – cut flowers

Lot 32  Other Arrangements – potted flowers

Grades K-3rd

Class III

Lot 33  Zinnia Specimen

Lot 34  Dahlia Specimen

Lot 35  Marigold Specimen

Lot 36  Rose Specimen

Lot 37  Single Bloom other

Lot 38  Arrangement Marigold

Lot 39  Arrangement Zinnia

Lot 40  Wild Flowers

Lot 41  Floating Arrangement

Lot 42  Miniature Arrangement – under 6″

Lot 43  Green Plant, Vine, Fern, etc.

Lot 44  Other Arrangements – cut flowers

Lot 45  Other Arrangements – potted flowers

 

 

DIVISION VIIII – 4-H POSTERS 

 

Rules: 

  1. Poster must have been made by 4-H member within the last year.
  2. Grade as of January 2018 will be used.
  3. Poster Size: 14” x 22’’ 
  4. Poster must be drawn horizontally.

 

Class I

Lot 1    4th-6th grades

Lot 2    7th and 8th grades

Lot 3    9th-12th grades

 

DIVISION IX – 4-H DISPLAY EXHIBITS

 

Rules: 

  1. Must have been a 4-H member during the 2017-2018 school year.
  2. Grade as of January 2018 will be used.
  3. Exhibit must be related to one of the twenty-six 4-H project areas (not a school or science project).
  4. Must be “free standing.” (Member must furnish own card table.)
  5. Exhibits must be registered and set up on Saturday, June 30, 2018 between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.
  6. Contact the 4-H Office at (615) 735-2900 for more information.

Class I

Grade as of January 2018

Lot 1   4th-6th grades

Lot 2   7th and 8th grades

Lot 3   9th-12th grades

 

Please call the Ag Extension Office at (615) 735-2900 with any questions.