Flowers & Plants - Department L

(Amateur Only)

Rules & Regulations, Etc.

Flowers and plants to be grown by exhibitor or collected in the wild. NO STORE BOUGHT CUT FLOWERS ALLOWED. AMATEUR DIVISION – OPEN ONLY TO THOSE WHO DERIVE NO INCOME FROM THEIR FLOWERS & PLANTS. Judged 75% for perfection of bloom and 25% for arrangement and suitability of container.

Exhibitor must furnish proper containers; containers for all materials must hold water. No double entries will be allowed. Diseased or inferior plants and flowers cannot qualify for premiums. 

Exhibitor and/or Superintendent may replace or remove any wilted stems after judging. Exhibitor will water his or her flowers.

We are not responsible for Broken or Damaged Vases or Containers. Points Award See page 53.

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 16th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ONLY.

Important Information

JERRY PAULSON (815-222-4414), Superintendent

 JIM HARNED, Assistant Superintendent (815-975-2426)


Entries For Flowers Must Be Postmarked Before Midnight, Saturday, July 31st.

Money for Exhibitor’s ticket and entry fees must accompany entry blank.

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

Saturday July 31st and August 1st, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ONLY

Entry Fee: $.50 cents Per Entry – Only one per premium number.

Administration Fee $1.00 Per Exhibitor, if entered in more than 1 Home Ec. Dept. will only be charged $1.00 Total

Entries Will Be Judged Tuesday.  

Judges decisions are final.

Premiums Offered – $1,406.00


Flowers and plants must be brought in on Sunday, August 8th from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. or Monday August 9th from 1:00 to 7:30 p.m.



Entries Will Be Released at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, August 15th and MUST be picked up by 6:30 p.m. unless other arrangements are made to pick up containers.

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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