Amateur Culinary - Department O

Rules and Regulations, Etc.

All articles for Exhibit must be brought in on Sunday, August 9th from 1:00 p.m. thru 5:00 p.m. or Monday, August 10th 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.

Important Information

SARAH MEYERS, Superintendent  815-703-0374

Mailed entries must be postmarked before Midnight, Saturday, July 18th

Entries can be made in person and will be taken in the Administration Bldg. on the fairgrounds which will be open on

Saturday July 25th, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday July 25th, 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 – See page 53

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 17th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ONLY.

Entry Form

Step 1: Download Application Form file below

Step 2: Save File, Enter Data and Save File. 

Step 3: Print File

Step 4: Mail to address on Form with Checks payable to: Boone County Fair Association 

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