Canning

Chairperson: Mary Ann Martin
BEST OF SHOW 2016: Marilyn Woods

Rules

  1. Entries will be accepted Friday, September 7, 2017, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
  2. The committee reserves the right to disqualify all entries entered at this fair previously.
  3. Exhibitor MUST label, on the BOTTOM of each jar, your name and category of entry.
  4. All canned exhibits must be standard jars (1/2 pints, pints, quarts, and standard jelly jars) with two piece lids. Jars must be clean. Rusty lids, peanut butter, mayonnaise, and pickle jars will not be accepted. Rings must be loose enough to be removed.
  5. No warm jars will be accepted.
  6. Evidence of a commercial pack will be disqualified.
  7. Evidence of store bought fruits will be disqualified.
  8. Will not return unsealed items.
  9. All first place entries will be judged for Best of Show.
  10. Best of Show winner will receive two (2) cases of jars.
  11. The person with the most entries will receive one (1) case of canning jars.
  12. One (1) case of canning jars will be awarded to the highest rated entry in each category: Fruits, Jellies, Jams & Marmalades, Vegetables, Pickles, Relishes and Sauces.
  13. Exhibits MUST be picked up Sunday, September 16, 2018; 6pm to 8pm.  Fair is NOT responsible for Exhibits not picked up.

Categories

Fruits – Class 1

  • Lot 01 Apples
  • Lot 02 Applesauce
  • Lot 03 Berries (blueberries, strawberries, etc.)
  • Lot 04 Peaches
  • Lot 05 Pears
  • Lot 06 Tomatoes, Chunked
  • Lot 07 Tomatoes, Whole
  • Lot 08 Any Other Fresh Fruit

Vegetables – Class 2

  • Lot 01 Beets
  • Lot 02 Carrots
  • Lot 03 Corn, Whole Kernel
  • Lot 04 Field Peas
  • Lot 05 Green Beans
  • Lot 06 Kraut
  • Lot 07 Lima Beans
  • Lot 08 Any Other Vegetable

Jams & Marmalades – Class 3

  • Lot 01 Blackberry Jam
  • Lot 02 Blueberry Jam
  • Lot 03 Muscadine Jam
  • Lot 04 Peach Preserves
  • Lot 05 Pear Preserves
  • Lot 06 Plum Jam
  • Lot 07 Raspberry Jam
  • Lot 08 Strawberry Preserves
  • Lot 09 Any Other Jam, Marmalade or Preserves

Jellies – Class 4

  • Lot 01 Apple
  • Lot 02 Blackberry
  • Lot 03 Blueberry
  • Lot 04 Grape
  • Lot 05 Pepper
  • Lot 06 Plum
  • Lot 07 Raspberry
  • Lot 08 Any Other Jelly

Pickles – Class 5

  • Lot 01 Beet, Pickled
  • Lot 02 Bread and Butter
  • Lot 03 Chunk Cucumber
  • Lot 04 Dill, Sliced
  • Lot 05 Dill, Whole
  • Lot 06 Okra, Pickled
  • Lot 07 Peaches, Pickled
  • Lot 08 Pepper, Pickled
  • Lot 09 Squash, Pickled
  • Lot 10 Sweet Chunk
  • Lot 12 Any Other Pickled Item

Relishes & Sauces – Class 6

  • Lot 01 Chili Sauce
  • Lot 02 Chow Chow
  • Lot 03 Corn Relish
  • Lot 04 Cucumber Relish
  • Lot 05 Green Tomato Relish
  • Lot 06 Pepper Relish
  • Lot 07 Ripe Tomato Relish
  • Lot 08 Salsa
  • Lot 09 Spaghetti Sauce
  • Lot 10 Any Other

Juices – Class 7

  • Lot 01 Apple
  • Lot 02 Grape
  • Lot 03 Tomato
  • Lot 04 Any Other Juice

Fruit Butters – Class 8

  • Lot 01 Apple Butter
  • Lot 02 Any Other Butter

Miscellaneous – Class 9

  • Lot 01 Pie Filling
  • Lot 02 Soup Mixture
  • Lot 03 Any Other

Dried Foods – Class 10

Should be entered in standard jars.

  • Lot 01 Fruit
  • Lot 02 Herbs
  • Lot 03 Meats

Canning Collections – Class 11

  • Lot 01 Best Four (4) Pickle/Relish Display (each jar different)
  • Lot 02 Best Four (4) Jams & Jellies Display (each different)
  • Lot 03 Best Six (6) Canned Collection (one of each – fruit, jelly, jam or marmalade, vegetable, pickle, and relish or sauce)