Canning

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

Rules

  1. Entries will be accepted Thursday, September 8, 2016, 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 18th, 6pm to 8pm.  Fair is NOT responsible for Exhibits not picked up.

Categories

Canning Collections

  • Lot 135 Best four (4) Jar Pickle Exhibit (different pickles)
  • Lot 136 Best four (4) Jam and Preserve Exhibit (each different)
  • Lot 137 Best six (6 jar collection, one of each: fruit, jelly, jam or marmalade, vegetable, pickle, and relish or sauce)

Fruits

  • Lot 143 Apples
  • Lot 144 Applesauce
  • Lot 145 Berries, all kinds
  • Lot 146 Grape juice
  • Lot 147 Peaches
  • Lot 148 Blueberries
  • Lot 149 Pears
  • Lot 150 Most unusual fruit
  • Lot 151 Pie Filling
  • Lot 152 Others

Jellies

  • Lot 158 Apple Jelly
  • Lot 159 Blackberry Jelly
  • Lot 160 Grape Jelly
  • Lot 161 Pepper Jelly
  • Lot 162 Plum Jelly
  • Lot 163 Raspberry Jelly
  • Lot 164 Blueberry
  • Lot 165 Any Other Jelly
  • Lot 166 Most unusual (champagne, honeysuckle, kudzu, etc.)

Jams & Marmalades

  • Lot 171 Apple Butter
  • Lot 172 Blackberry Jam
  • Lot 173 Blueberry Jam
  • Lot 174 Muscadine Jam
  • Lot 175 Peach Preserves
  • Lot 176 Pear Preserves
  • Lot 177 Plum Jam
  • Lot 178 Strawberry Preserves
  • Lot 179 Any Fruit, Honeyed
  • Lot 180 Raspberry Jam
  • Lot 181 Any Other Jam, Marmalade or Preserves

Dried Foods

Should be entered in standard jars.

  • Lot 183 Apples Dried
  • Lot 184 Any Other Dried Fruit
  • Lot 185 Any Dried Vegetables
  • Lot 186 Any Dried Herb

Vegetables

  • Lot 188 Beets
  • Lot 189 Carrots
  • Lot 190 Corn, Whole Kernel
  • Lot 191 Field Peas
  • Lot 192 Green Beans
  • Lot 193 Kraut
  • Lot 194 Lima Beans
  • Lot 195 Soup Mixture
  • Lot 196 Tomatoes-chunked
  • Lot 197 Tomato Juice
  • Lot 198 Vegetable Soup
  • Lot 199 Any Other Vegetable
  • Lot 200 Most unusual vegetable

Pickles

  • Lot 201 Beet Pickles
  • Lot 202 Bread and Butter Pickles
  • Lot 203 Dill Pickles, Sliced
  • Lot 204 Dill Pickles, Whole
  • Lot 205 Okra Pickles
  • Lot 206 Pepper, Pickled
  • Lot 207 Peaches, Pickled
  • Lot 208 Squash Pickle
  • Lot 209 Sweet Chunk
  • Lot 210 Chunk Cucumber
  • Lot 211 Any Other Pickle (need not be in standard jar)
  • Lot 212 Vinegarette (Herb)

Relishes & Sauces

  • Lot 218 Corn Relish
  • Lot 219 Cucumber Relish
  • Lot 220 Chili Sauce
  • Lot 221 Chow Chow
  • Lot 222 Green Tomato Relish
  • Lot 223 Pepper Relish
  • Lot 224 Ripe Tomato Relish
  • Lot 225 Salsa
  • Lot 226 Spaghetti Sauce
  • Lot 227 Any Other