Department J-A: Vegetables

Department J- Vegetables                                                                                                                             Department J-A Rules 2017

Department J-A Entry Forms 2017

Chairman: Brian Bailey

 Committee: John Benton, Don Losnes, Hank Rowell, Jr., Bob Sisson, Barbara Johnson, Kim Renchy Hodge

19 ROSETTES TO BE AWARDED

 

1) Seven Best in Show Rosette for entries in classes 1-32

a. Vine Vegetables (pumpkin, squash, cucumber, etc)

b. Root Vegetables (beets, carrots, onions, turnips, etc)

c. Tomatoes

d. Peppers

e. Stalk Vegetables (broccoli, celery, corn, eggplant, etc)

f. Potatoes

g. Beans

2) One Best in Show Rosette for entries in classes 44

3) Three Rosettes in class 46

4) One Rosette in each classes 47, 48, 49, 50, 51

5) Three Rosettes in class 52

STANLEY H. PAGE MEMORIAL AWARD
Sponsored by Page Hardware and Appliance
to person receiving the most points in classes 1-32.

First––5 points Second––3 points Third––1 point

AWARD FOR BEST VEGETABLE BASKET
Sponsored by Barberry Farms

ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLY IN CLASSES LISTED.

1. Entries close 5:00 P.M., Saturday, September 9, 2017.

2. Exhibits must be in place by 9:00 P.M., Thursday September 14, 2017.

3. Exhibits are to remain in place until closing, Sunday, September 17, 2017.

The tent will close at 6 P.M. and exhibits will be available after 7:00 P.M.

4. Exhibits must all be raised by the exhibitor.

5. CORRECT QUANTITY MUST BE ON EACH EXHIBIT

6. Only one entry may be made of the same variety by an exhibitor.

7. VARIETY MUST BE STATED ON EACH EXHIBIT

8. Each entry will be judged according to its merit.

JUDGING POINTERS FOR VEGETABLES

1. CORRECT QUANTITY (SUCH AS: KOHLRABI –– 3).

2. NAME OF VARIETY (SUCH AS: TOMATOES, BIG BOY).

3. CLEAN, FREE FROM INJURY.

4. UNIFORM IN SIZE, SHAPE AND COLOR.

 

Class…….. Each Recognized variety

1. Snap Beans:

No. per plate- 10, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

2. Lima Beans:

No. per plate- 10, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

3. Shell Beans:

No. per plate- 10, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

4. Beets (Tops trimmed 1”):

No. per plate- 3, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, $1.50

5. Broccoli:

No. per plate- 1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, $1.50

6A. Carrots (Tops trimmed 1″):

No. per plate- 5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, $1.50

6B. Carrots – Heirloom (Tops trimmed 1”):

No. per plate- 5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, $1.50

7. Cauliflower:

No. per plate- 1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, $1.50

8. Cabbage:

No. per plate- 1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, $1.50

9. Celery (Roots removed):

No. per plate- 1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, $1.50

10A. Cucumber:

No. per plate- 3, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, $1.50

10B. Cucumber – Heirloom:

No. per plate- 3, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, $1.50

11. Eggplant:

No. per plate- 1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, $1.50

12. Kale:

No. per plate -1 plant, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

13A. Lettuce:

No. per plate- 1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

13B. Lettuce – Heirloom:

No. per plate- 1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

14A. Muskmelons (Cantelope):

No. per plate- 1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

14B. Melon- Heirloom:

No. per plate- 1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

15. Onions –– (Tops trimmed 1″):

No. per plate- 3, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

16. Parsley:

No. per plate- 1 plant, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

17A. Peppers –– Sweet Green:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

17B. Peppers –– Sweet Red:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

17C. Peppers –– Sweet Colored:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

17D. Peppers –– Heirloom:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

18A. Peppers –– Hot Green:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

18B. Peppers –– Hot Red: 

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

18C. Peppers –– Hot Colored:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

19. Okra:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

20A. Potatoes:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

20B. Potatoes – Heirloom:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

21. Sweet Potatoes:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

22A. Pumpkins:

No. per plate -1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

22B. Pumpkins – Heirloom:

No. per plate -1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

23. Rhubarb:

No. per plate -6 Stalks, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

24. Squash (Summer):

No. per plate -2, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

24. Squash – Heirloom:

No. per plate -2, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

25. Squash (Winter):

No. per plate -2, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

26. Sweet Corn (Edible – 1/2 husk removed):

No. per plate -3, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

27. Field Corn (1/2 husk removed):

No. per plate -3, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

28. Swiss Chard 1 plant 2.50 2.00 1.50

29A. Tomatoes –– Ripe Regular:

No. per plate -5, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

29B. Tomatoes –– Ripe Cherry:

No. per plate -10, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

29C. Tomatoes –– Ripe Grape:

No. per plate -10, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

29D. Tomatoes –– Ripe Plum:

No. per plate -10, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

29E. Tomatoes –– Heirloom:

No. per plate -10, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

30. Turnips:

No. per plate -1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

31. Watermelon:

No. per plate -1, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

32. Miscellaneous:

No. per plate -3, First- $2.50, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.50

33. Tallest Sunflower:

First- $2.00, Second- $1.50, Third- $1.00

34. Best Sunflower Head:

First- $2.00, Second- $1.50, Third- $1.00

36. Largest Beet: $2.00 & Ribbon

37. Largest Carrot: $2.00 & Ribbon

38. Largest Onion: $2.00 & Ribbon

39. Largest Potato: $2.00 & Ribbon

40. Largest Tomato: $2.00 & Ribbon

41. Largest Squash (Summer): $2.00 & Ribbon

42. Largest Squash (Winter): $2.00 & Ribbon

43. Largest Watermelon: $2.00 & Ribbon

44. Exhibit of Gourds:

First- $3.00, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.00

45. Largest Sunflower Head:

First- $3.00, Second- $2.00, Third- $1.00

 

EXHIBITS

Giant Pumpkin Contest

All Pumpkins will be completely fenced in

Pumpkins to be weighed on THURSDAY

 

46. Largest pumpkin grown in Connecticut ––by weight only.

Minimum weight 100 lbs.

1st prize –– $200 & Rosette

2nd prize — $100 & Rosette

3rd prize ––$ 50 & Rosette

4th prize ––$25.00 donated by Nancy & Bob Sisson

47. Society offers for best commercial Farm Exhibit to consist of 15 or more specimens of any farm ­product, by one person, to be judged on total number of different specimens, and quality of the same. Use of props is encouraged. Limited to a 4′ x 10′ space.

First- $60.00 and Rosette, Second- $50.00, Third- $40.00

 

48. Society offers awards for best Vegetable Exhibit to consist of 10 or more varieties, by one person, to be judged on total number of different specimens and quality of same. Limited to a 4′ x 4′ space.

First- $25.00 and Rosette, Second- $15.00, Third- $10.00

 

49. Best Vegetable Basket by non-profit or community garden. 10 or more varieties in a basket.

First- $25.00 and Rosette, Second- $15.00, Third- $10.00

 

50. Best Farm Exhibit: to consist of 15 or more specimens of any farm ­product, by a non-profit or community garden group to be judged on total number of different specimens, and quality of the same. Use of props is encouraged. Limited to a 4′ x 10′ space.

First- $60.00 and Rosette, Second- $50.00, Third- $40.00

 

51. Best Vegetable Basket – 5 or more varieties in a basket –

First- $50.00 and Rosette, Second- $10.00, Third- $5.00

 

COLLECTIONS

52. Heirloom Vegetable Collection

4 or more varieties on a single plate, 2 specimens of each

53. Pepper Collection

4 or more varieties on a single plate, 2 specimens of each

54. Tomato Collection

4 or more varieties on a single plate, 2 specimens of each

First- $5.00, Second- $3.00, Third- $2.00