Amateur Culinary - Department O
Rules and Regulations, Etc.
All articles for Exhibit must be brought in on Sunday, August 7th from 1:00 p.m. thru 5:00 p.m. or Monday, August 8th from 1:00 p.m. thru 7:30 p.m. All exhibits must be in place by Monday night by 7:30 p.m.
Non-Livestock/Home Economics bldg. will be closed all day Tuesday. Starting on Wednesday the building will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Premium checks and/or egg and bakery ribbons can be picked up in Dept. O counter on Sunday, beginning at 1 p.m.
Canned goods and form cakes can be checked out Sunday between 4:00 and 6:30 p.m. A line will form at the Dept. O counter by the wedding cakes so department personnel can assist each exhibitor during the checkout process.
DUE TO HEALTH HAZARDS – ALL FOODS OTHER THAN CANNED FOODS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.
NO FROSTING UNLESS STATED IN INDIVIDUAL CLASS.
Exhibitors are requested to use Standard Mason, Kerr or Ball-type Jars and lids. Rusty lids will be disqualified.
Foods must have been canned within a year. If Judges find it necessary, jars may be opened to sample. Canned goods should be brought in without the rings. Can rings can be put back on anytime after Wednesday.
All bakery goods including small loaves of bread and pies need to be brought in on 6-inch paper plates in clear plastic bags. No Saran wrap.
We are not responsible for lost, stolen or broken items.
SARAH MEYERS, Superintendent 815-703-0374
Assistant Superintendent Marisa O’Dell
Mailed entries must be postmarked before Midnight, Saturday, July 16th
Entries can be made in person and will be taken in the Administration Bldg. on the fairgrounds which will be open on Saturday July 23rd, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday July 24th, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. only.
Entry Fee: $.50 cents Per Entry
Entry Must be Made By Exhibitor
One Entry Per Premium Number
Judges Decisions Are Final
Administration Fee $1.00 Per Exhibitor, if entered in more than 1 Home Ec. Dept. will only be charged $1.00 Total
Points Awards Dept. O – Award limited to exhibitor 2 yrs. in a row
Money for Exhibitor’s ticket and entry fees must accompany entry blanks
NO EXHIBITOR TICKETS WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL ITEMS TO BE EXHIBITED ARE BROUGHT TO FAIRGROUNDS
AMATEUR — Open to those who derive NO income from their culinary talents
NOTE: Some Professional Classes are under Fancy Cakes
Premiums Offered – $2,599.00
Exhibitor tickets must be purchased at the time entries are made. If not purchased, exhibitor will have to pay a gate fee on Sunday to come in and pick up your check and your entries, otherwise the building will be opened by the secretary on Monday, August 15th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ONLY