It’s that time of year! The McCreary County Fair dates are 6/20 – 6/25. We will be taking fair entries on 6/21 from 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the McCreary County Park in the gym. The Exhibit Hall will be open for viewing on 6/22 and 6/23 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Pick up for entries will be on 6/24 at 7:00 PM. For any further info. please call the McCreary Co. Extension Office at 376-2524.
The art and photography department will be open to receive Tuesday June 21st from 1:00 to 7:00 pm at the Multipurpose Building at the County Park.
1.) All entries must be the original work of a McCreary County resident.
2.) All pictures should be framed or matted and have proper device for hanging.
3.) Only one entry per exhibitor, per class.
4.) Exhibitors will not be allowed to remove articles from this department until Friday, June 24 beginning at 7:00 pm.
6.) The Fair Board will not be responsible for any articles exhibited, but due care and diligence will be given in the handling of articles and attendants will be present to give reasonable protection to exhibits.
7.) Entries in this department will be displayed at the discretion of management.
8.) Decision of the judges will be final. No exhibitors will be allowed in the department during judging.
9.) These classes are open to all ages. Youth are encouraged to put art in the 4-H section. Prizes for the art department shall be: 1st place- ribbon and $3.00, 2nd place- ribbon, 3rd place -ribbon.
•AA01 Portrait/people- Oil or acrylic
•AA02 Landscape- Oil or acrylic
•AA03 Still Life- Oil or acrylic
•AA04 Animal- Oil or acrylic
•AA05 Portrait/people- water- color
•AA06 Landscape- watercolor
•AA07 Still Life- watercolor
•AA08 Animal- watercolor
•AA09 Portrait/people- chalk, charcoal, pencil, ink
•AA10 Landscape- chalk, charcoal, pencil, ink
•AA11 Still Life- chalk, charcoal, pencil, ink
•AA12 Animal- chalk, charcoal, pencil, ink
•AA14 Best of Show
Photography Classes: Size of entry is not to exceed 16” x 20”. Entries should be single or double mounted with no glass. Only one entry per person per class.
•PA01 Portrait/people- black and white
•PA02 Landscape- black and white
•PA03 Still Life- black and white
•PA04 Animal – black and white
•PA05 Flower – black & white
•PA06 Other Subject- black and white
•PA07 Portrait/people- color
•PA08 Landscape- color
•PA09 Still Life- color
•PA10 Animal- color
•PA11 Flower – color
•PA12 Other subject- color
•PA13 Best of Show
Scrapbook classes: exhibit must be in an 8 1/2×11” or 12×12” notebook or scrapbook format. Limit of two pages in open book format (facing each other). Photos are limited to seven total for two pages. Pages must include journaling captions. Pages shown represent the class themes listed.
•SC01 A Day in Nature
•SC02 Family Celebration
The culinary department will be open to receive entries Tuesday June 21st from 1:00 to 7:00 pm at the Multipurpose Building at the County Park.
1.) All entries must be the work of a McCreary County resident.
2.) Use disposable containers unless otherwise noted in class description.
3.) Exhibitors will not be allowed to remove articles from this department until Friday, June 24 beginning at 7:00 pm. All items, including canned goods and containers, not picked up by 9:00pm will be disposed of.
4.) The Fair Board will not be responsible for ant articles exhibited, but due care and diligence will be given in the handling of articles and attendants will be present to give reasonable protection to exhibits.
5.) Entries in the department will be displayed at the discretion during management.
6.) Decision of the judges will be final. No exhibitors will be allowed in the department during judge.
7.) One entry per exhibitor per class.
Prizes: 1st place- ribbon and $3.00. 2nd place- ribbon. 3rd place- ribbon
Bread Yeast: No commercial mix. Loaf pan size- at least 2x5x9 inches.
•1.) White loaf- 1 loaf
•2.) Other loaf- 1 loaf
•3.) Batter type yeast bread- 1 loaf
•4.) light roll- 4
•5.) Cinnamon rolls- 4
•6.) Any bread from a bread machine
Bread- Quick: No commercial mix. Loaf pan size- at least 2x5x9 inches.
•8.) Zucchini- loaf
•9.) biscuits- 4
•10.) Corn muffins- 4
•11.) Muffins- other than corn-4
Cakes: No mixes may be used except Class #16. Entry in ½ cake for all classes.
•12.) Apple stake cake
•13.) Pound cake, no icing
•14.) Layer cake, any flavor, any frosting
•15.) Chocolate cake, any frosting
•16.) Best cake made from a mix
Baked Goods: No mixes may be used.
•17.) Cup cakes, iced- 4
•18.) Sugar cookies- 4
•19.) Chocolate Chip cookies- 4
•20.) Peanut Butter cookies- 4
•21.) Brownies- 4
Pies: No mixes may be used. Entry is 1 whole pie.
•22.) Apple pie
•23.) Cherry pie
•24.) Any cream pie
Decorated Cake: Not to exceed 16” in base – 12” height including any ornament.
•25.) Best decorated cake, any occasion
Candies: No mixes may be used. No tins accepted.
•26.) Chocolate fudge- 6 pieces
•27.) Peanut butter fudge- 6 pieces
•28.) Any other fudge- 6 pieces
•29.) Other candy- 6 pieces
All home canned foods MUST be processed and sealed according to U.S.D.A standards Paraffin may not be used. Jars may be opened at the discretion of the judges.
Jellies: Must be standard ½ pint or pint jars.
•34.) Any other
Jams: must be in standard ½ pint or pint jars.
•37.) Any other
Preserves: must be in standard ½ pint or pint jars.
•38.) Apple Butter
•40.) Peach preserves
•41.) Any other preserves
Canned Fruits and Vegetables: Entries is standard unopened pint or quart jars only. Rings must be left on.
•47.) Green Beans
•50.) Soup mixture
•52.) Tomato juice
•54.) Mixed greens
•55.) Spaghetti Sauce
•57.) Cake in a jar
Pickles and Relishes: entries in standard unopened pint or quart jar only. Rings must be left on.
•60.) Pickles, sweet
•61.) Pickles, dill
•62.) Bread and butter pickles
•64.) Sweet relish
•65.) Pickled beets
•66) Pickled Okra
•67) Pickled Peppers
•68.) Any other pickle
•69.) Any other relish
The fine arts department will be open to receive entries Tuesday June 21st from 1:00 to 7:00 pm at the Multipurpose Building at the County Park.
Rules: 1.) All entries must be the work of a McCreary County resident.
2.) Use disposable packaging unless otherwise noted in class description
3.) Exhibitors will not be allowed to remove articles from this department Friday, June 24 beginning at 7:00 pm. All items must be picked up by 9:00 pm.
4.) The Fair Board will not be responsible for any article exhibited, but due care and diligence will be given in the handling of articles and attendants will be present to give reasonable protection to exhibits.
5.) Entries in this department will be displayed at the direction of management
6.) Decision of the judges is final. No exhibitors will be allowed in the department during judging.
7.) One entry per exhibitor per class
8.) An exhibitor winning prize in a class in banned from exhibiting the same article in that class at any subsequent fair.
9.) Items made from kits may be entered but are discourages since originality and creativity are significant portion of the judging criteria.
Prizes: for the fine arts department shall be; 1st place- ribbon and $3.00, 2nd place- ribbon, 3rd place- ribbon, and the Best of Show will receive a trophy.
•FA1- Pieced Quilt- hand sewed & hand quilted
•FA1A – Pieced Quilt by hand – machined quilted
•FA1B – Pieced Quilt Top – hand
•FA2- Pieced Quilt- Machine sewed –handed quilted
•FA2A- Pieced Quilt- Machine sewed – machine quilted
•FA2B – Pieced Quilt Top – machine
•FA3- Embroidered quilt
•FA4- Small quilt – wall hanging, doll or crib
•FA5- Appliqué Quilt- hand
•FA6- Appliqué Quilt- Machine
•FA7- Mixed technique quilt
•FA8- Novelty quilt- painted, yo-yo, cathedral window, etc.
•FA9 – Heritage Quilt – made by the exhibitor’s family member that has passed away.
•FA9A – First Quilt (does not have to be quilted)
•FA9B- Best of Show
•FA10- Any non- ribbed traditional flat reed basket larger than 4” diameter
•FA11- Any size reed basket with wooden base
•FA12- Any basket featuring dyed reed, wood strips or other fibers
•FA13- Any Nantucket type basket
•FA14- Any wall basket
•FA15- Non-ribbed basket featuring round reed, any size
•FA16- Traditional Appalachian ribbed basket, over 4”diameter
•FA17- Miniature basket, less than 4” diameter
•FA18- Any other hand crafted basket
•FA19 – First Basket
•FA20 – Christmas Basket
•FA21- Best of Show
•FA20- Crocheted afghan
•FA21- Other crocheted item
•FA22- Knitted afghan
•FA23- Other knitted item
•FA24- Christmas decoration – Cloth Item
•FA25- Counted cross stitch
•FA25A – Embroidery
•FA25B – Hucktoweling
•FA27- Handmade doll
•FA28- Handmade toy
•FA30- Nature Craft
•FA31- Ceramic, glazed
•FA32- Ceramic, stained
•FA33- Ceramic, other
•FA34 –Sewing – 1 Item
•FA35 – Sewing – Complete Outfit
•FA36 – Sewing – Doll Clothes
•FA37 – Weaved Stool/Chair Bottom – cloth
•FA38 – Weaved Stool/Chair Bottom – Reed
•FA39 – Weaved Stool/Chair Bottom – Grass/rope/etc.
•FA41- Best of Show
Entries taken Tuesday June 21st from 1:00 to 7:00 pm at the Multipurpose Building at the County Park.
Rules: 1.) All entries must be the original work of a McCreary County resident
2.) Only one entry per exhibitor, per class
3.) Exhibitors will not be allowed to remove articles from this department Friday, June 24 beginning at 7:00 pm.
4.) The Fair Board will not be responsible for any article exhibited, but due care and diligence will be given in the handling of articles and attendants will be present to give reasonable protection to exhibits.
5.) Entries in this department will be displayed at the direction of management.
6.) Decision of the judges is final. No exhibitors will be allowed in the department during judging.
8.) These classes are open to the ages specified. Older youth are encouraged to enter art in the 4-H section.
9.) Maximum size for entries in this department is 16 x 20 inches.
Kids Art Classes: Ages 4 and 5 years olds
•KA000- Crayon Work
•KA001- Pencil Work
•KA002- Marker Drawing
•KA004- Mixed Media
•KA006- Creative Computer Work
•KA007- Color Pencil Drawing
•KA008- Water Color Painting
•KA009- Acrylic painting
•KA010- Oil Painting
Ages 6, 7 and 8 year olds
•YA000- Crayon work
•YA001- Pencil Drawing
•YA002- Marker Drawing
•YA004- Mixed Media
•YA006- Creative Computer Work
•YA007- Color Pencil Drawing
•YA008- Water Color Painting
•YA009- Acrylic Painting
•YA010- Oil Painting
Open Fruits, Vegetable, Honey, Flower, Egg Exhibits
•101- Apples-1 quart dried
•104- Grapes- (purple)1 bunch
•105- Grapes- (white) 1 bunch
•106- Muskmelon/cantaloupe- 1
•110- Raspberries (red)- 15
•111- Raspberries (black)-15
•112- Water melon-1
•113- Water Melon- largest by weight
•200- Asparagus- 4 spears
•201- Beans (green)- 10
•202- Beans (green)- 1 quart dried
•203- Beans(pinto type)- 1 quart dried
•205- Broccoli- 1 head
•206- Brussels sprouts- 10
•207- Cabbage- 1 head
•208- Cabbage- largest by weight
•210- Cauliflower-1 head
•211- Corn(Sweet)-4 ear
•212-Cucumber- 4 pickling
•212A- Cucumber- 4 slicing
•214- Greens- 10 leaves
•215- Greens (mixed)- 10 leaves mixed varieties
•215A- Gourd (single entry)
•215B- Gourds A collection of at least 4 different varieties
•216- Herbs(any variety)
•217- Lettuce- 10 leaves
•218- Okra- 4 pods
•219- Onions- 4 green
•220- Onions- 4 mature
•221- Peas- 10 pods(sugar type)
•222- Peas- 10 pod (Snap type)
•223- Peas- 10 pods (regular type)
•224- Pepper (bell type)- 4
•225- Peppers ( banana type)- 4
•226- Peppers (hot type)-4
•227- Potato (white)- 4
•228- Potato (Red)- 4
•229-Potato (other) -4
•230- Potato (any)- largest by weight
•232- Pumpkins- largest by weight
•234- Rhubarb-4 stalks
•235- Summer Squash (yellow)-4
•236- Summer Squash (zucchini)-4
•237- Sweet potatos-4
•238- Tomatoes- red (slicing)-4
•239- Tomatoes- other(slicing)- 4
•240- Tomatoes(roma type)- 4
•241- Tomatoes(salad)- 10
•242- Tomato- largest by weight
•243- Winter Squash- 2
•244- Other Vegetable- 1
•245- Most unusual vegetable- 1
•246- Garden Display- a display of 10 or more different vegetable in a container no larger than a bushel basket
•300- Deep Frame of honey (must be in your own display rack)
•301- Medium Frame of Honey(must be in your own display rack)
•302- Shallow Frame of Honey(must be in your own display rack)
•303- One lb container of white extracted honey
•304- One 1lb container of light amber extracted honey
•305- One 1lb container of dark amber extracted honey
•306- One Quart jar of white extracted honey
•307- One quart jar of light amber extracted honey
•308- One Quart jar of amber extracted honey
•310- One Quart jar of dark amber extracted honey
•311- One Quart jar of white amber honey, with comb
•312- One Quart jar of light amber honey, with comb
•313- One Quart jar of amber honey, with comb
•314- One Quart jar of dark amber honey, with comb
•315- Collection 1- 1 lb container of each- white, light amber, amber, and dark amber extracted honey
•316-Collecton 2- 1 lb container of each- light amber, amber, and dark amber extracted honey
•317- Collection 3- 1 quart jar each of white, light amber, amber, and dark amber extracted honey
•318- Collection 4- 1 quart jar of each of light amber, amber, and dark amber extracted honey
Honey Cookery: (honey must be used in the recipe and recipe must accompany the entry)
•400- Honey Bread- any bread made with honey
•401- Cakes- any cake made with honey
•402- Cookies- any cookie made with honey
•403- Pies- any pie made with honey
•404- Candy- any candy made with honey
There is a new class this year, a painted deep hive body.
•450 Youth Division – up to age 18
•451 Female Division – open to any female 18 years or older
•452 Male Division – open to any male 18 years or older
•500- African violet- 1 pot
•501- Gladioli- 3 spikes in vase
•502- Petunia- 1 pot
•503- Zinnia- 3 blooms in a vase
•504- Rose( Hybrid Tea)- 1 blossom
•505- Day Lilly- 1 bloom in vase
•506- Asiatic Lily- 1 in vase
•507- Geraniums- 1 pot
•508- Other- you bring them, we will make a class
•509- Small Flower Arrangement- an arrangement of flowers that cannot be over 5 inches in any direction, multiple varieties encouraged
•510- Large Flower Arrangement- an arrangement of not limited by size, multiple varieties encouraged
•511- Sunflower- 1 head
•512 Sunflower- largest by diameter
•600- Brown- 1 dozen in carton
•601- White- 1 dozen in carton
•602- Other- 1 dozen in carton
4-H Needlework Department
Each category (division) will be broken down into the following:
•Young Junior- Ages 9 to 11
•Beginner- Age 12 and above; refers to skill level
•Intermediate- Ages 12 and above; refers to skill level
•Advanced- Ages 12 and above; refers to skill level
•813 Young Junior: (Ages 9 to 11) exhibits one item using single or double crochet stitches with 4-ply worsted weight yarn. Suggested items include: Scarf, purse, belt, and hat.
•814 Beginners: Here We Go, Around and Around! Exhibits one item, pair of items or set using single and/or double crochet stitches. Using Colors.
•815 Intermediate: Here We Go, Pattern Galore! Exhibits one item, pair items or set using one or more pattern stitches. Can include one or more pattern stitches.
Embroidery: All projects are to be a completed item (examples: framed piece, pillow, wall hanging, pot holder, eyeglasses holder, ect.) or can be created on a purchased item. (Example: pillowcase, clothing, tote bag, purse, bib, dishtowel, ect.) Items may be made from purchased kits that meet the individual project guidelines.
•817 Young Junior: Begin Embroidery exhibits one of the following:
•Items of red work
•Item of cross stitch
•Item of cross stitch with stamped design on plain woven fabric
•Item of cross stitch with stamped design on plain white fabric
•818 Beginner: Embroidery 101 exhibits one of the following:
•Items of red work
•Items of cross stitch
•Items of cross stitch with stamped design on white plain woven fabric
•Items of cross stitch with border design on woven white fabric
•Items on Candle wicking on plain woven fabric
•Items of free embroidery on plain woven fabric
•Items of snowflake embroidery (Chicken Scratch)
•819 Intermediate: More embroidery 201 exhibits one of the following:
•Items of free embroidery or plain woven fabric
•Items of counted cross stitch on 11 or 14 count Aida cloth or fabric using waste canvas
•Items of huck embroidery on huck toweling
•Items of huck embroidery (Swedish weaving) on monkis cloth
•820 Advanced: Creative embroidery 301; exhibits of the following:
•Items of counted cross stitch on smaller than 14 count even weave or Aida cloth.
•Items of crewel embroidery on linen or cotton twill fabric using crewel or Persian yarn.
•Item created or embellished with ribbon embroidery using silk ribbon
•Item constructed of irregularly shaped fabric pieces embellished with a combination or ribbon work, special thread, embroidery stitches, and/or beadwork creating a finished crazy quilt design.
•821 Young Junior: Learn to knit; exhibits one item or pair of items 4-ply worsted weight yarn.
•822 Beginners: Knit one, and Purl too! Exhibits one item or pair of items. May use yarn other than 4-ply worsted weight yarn.
•825 Beginners: Just A Tatter
•828 Beginners: Get to the point; item with minimum finished size of 5 inches
•829 Intermediate: A stitch at a time; exhibit item using three or more colors
•830 Advanced: Patient Stitching Block by Block
•831 Young Junior: Lets Learn To Machine Quilt; exhibits one rectangle placemat with frigged edges: Finish size 12- x18 inches
•832 Beginners: Machine Quilting-Pillow Talk; exhibit one 14- x 14 inches square rag pillow (quilting required on one side).
•833 Intermediate: Machine Quilting-Quilt as You Go; exhibits one of the following items that are made by piecing and quilting as you go using either the sew and flip method or quilting square prior to piecing.
•24 x 24-inch minimum finished size pieced and machine quilted item. Suggestions: baby quilt, tree shirt, lap quilt, wall hanging
•Two 14-inch squares (minimum) to make a completed project. Suggestion; tote, pillow, chair pad, placemat, etc.
•835 Young Junior: Lets Learn To hand quilt; exhibits one hand quilted 8-inch square hot pad
•836 Beginner: Hand Quilting-pillow Talk; exhibits one hand quilted 14-inch patchwork pillow.
•837 Intermediate: Hand Quilting-Piecing It Together; exhibits one hand quilted 24 x 24-inch (minimum size) pieced item any shape. Suggested items include: wall hanging, baby quilt, tree skirt, lap quilt.
•838 Advanced: Stitch it down by hand; exhibits one hand quilted and hand appliqué item (any size). Suggested items include: holiday stocking, tree skirt, wall-hanging, quilt.
4 –H Arts & Crafts:
•727 Junior Jewelry Beadwork- one piece of jewelry created by youth. Jewelry quality only. No kits or pony beads aloud (painted or carved) permitted only.
•728 Senior Jewelry Beadwork- one set (at least two items) of jewelry created by youth. Jewelry quality only. No kits or pony beads allowed. Glass, clay or wooden beads (painted or carved) permitted only. Examples: earring(s) and necklace; bracelet and necklace, etc.
•729 Junior Folk Art- one item that has paint for a decorative or craft purpose on item other than canvas or paper. Examples: Tole painting, stenciling, tin punch, candles, and handmade folk or heritage toys.
No Clothing! The following items will be accepted in this category: stool, gourd or small box, any shape.
•730 Senior Folk Art- same as above
•731 Junior Weaving- one pair of place mats, pot holders(pair) or one small wall hanging item(s) made through various weaving techniques using mixed media fibers, mo plastic materials allowed. Baskets are not included. Wall hangings must be mounted and ready for hanging.
•732 Senior Weaving- one item; rub, belt, stool with woven seat, or wall hanging made through various weaving techniques using mixed media fibers, no plastic materials allowed. Baskets are not included. Wall hanging must be mounted and ready for hanging.
•733 Senior Nature Crafts- Wreath made from nature materials. No kits. Must include wire or hooks for hanging
•734 Senior Nature Crafts- Wreath or hand carved native materials made from natural materials. No kits allowed.
•735 Junior Basket Making- Natural materials, any size, shape or design. Non-natural materials may be woven into design.
•736 Senior Basket Making- same as above
•737 Junior Leather Craft- item made from leather. May or may not be tooled. Kit allowed.
•738 Senior Leather Craft- Same as above but no kits allowed.
•739 Junior Ceramics n Glazed- items which has been (re-fired after glazing and no sprayed glaze) or Stained ceramics (items not re-fired after staining).
•740 Senior Ceramics-Glazed- same as above
•741 Junior Original Design Ceramics- original items made from clay, using a process of casting, hand molding, or a potter’s wheel
•742 Senior Original Design Ceramics- same as above
•743 Junior Acrylic/Oil Painting- items that are made through the process of painting on paper or canvas, using acrylic or oil process. Paint by number will be disqualified. No kits, original work only.
•744 Senior Acrylic/Oil Painting- same as above
•745 Junior Watercolor Painting- items that are made through the process of painting on paper or canvas using and water process.
•746 Senior Watercolor Painting- same as above
•747 Junior Color Drawing- items made through the use of drawing lines using pen, pencil, pastel, charcoal, markers or chalk.
•748 Senior Color Drawing- same as above
•749 Junior Black And White Drawing- items made through the use of drawing lines using pen, pencil, charcoal, markers, or chalk. No additional colors added.
•750 Senior Black and White Drawing- same as above
4-H Entomology exhibits will be divided into the following classes:
•687 First year project (1 or 2 boxes with minimum of 25 insects, maximum 50 insects, from at least four orders. Identification beyond order not necessary. All specimens must have date and loyalty label.)
Honey: Honey will show better in oval flat sided to square clear glass container. 4-H’ers must use standard honey jars. Except class 969 may use wide-mouth mason jars or wide-mouth honey jars for chunky honey only. The jars and lids must be clean. Fill jars to within ½ inch of top. Note: Two identical jars must be submitted for the following classes.
•692 Two one pound container of white extracted honey
•693 Toe one pound containers of light amber extracted honey
•694 Two one pound containers of amber extracted honey
•695 Two one pound containers of dark amber extracted honey
•696 Two wide-mouth quart jars of chunk honey, any color.
Sewing entries will be divided into the following classes:
•Junior (Ages 9-13) Unit-1- Lets Learn To Sew; entry level exhibits must be made from woven fabric and include straight t machine stitching and a casing.
•790 Clothing Option: Shorts, pants, or skirt with casing waistline (elastic and/or drawstring.)
•791 Non Clothing option: Drawstring tote bag, purse, or laundry bag. Unit 2- let’s get to the bottom; exhibit must be made from woven fabric and must have enclosed seams, interfacing, and zipper.
•792 Clothing Option: Shirt, shorts or pants with zipper and a waistband or facing.
•793 Non Clothing Option: Tote bag, purse, or gym bag with zippers and self-fabric straps or handles. Unit 3- Top It Off- intermediate levels exhibits must be made from woven fabric and include a simple lining, trim, collar, and sleeves.
•794 Clothing Option: Skirt, simple jacket, one piece dress with no waist line, cape with a hood or collar, bathrobe, or vest with lining or facing. Project must include buttons and buttonholes.
•795 Non Clothing Option: Backpack with lining, applied trim and button/buttonhole closure.
•796 1 or 2 piece made of stable knit such has dress, top and bottom, pajamas or nightshirt.
•Senior (ages 14-19)- Intermediate Sewing- Level 1 Lets be Casual
•799 Clothing Option: 1 or 2 piece complete outfits made from knit or woven fabric such as a dress, top and bottom, simple pajamas, or robe.
•800 Non Clothing Option: 2 coordinating fashion accessories piece from the following: wallet, garment bag, duffel purse, back-pack or duffel bag. At least one piece must have a zipper.
Educational Dog Poster:
Poster (max 22×28 inches) must relate to dogs. Should promote a theme related to care, health or particular breeds. No copyrighted characters may be used.
•534 Junior age 9-13
•535 Senior age 14-19
4-H Electric: Fundamentals (DC Power, Units 1 & 2)
•645 Battery powered series and parallel circuits
•646 Electric Games
•647 Electromagnetic circuits
•648 DC Motors: Wiring (AC power, Unit3)
•649 Electric extension cord- (3 wire), heavy duty outdoor (GFCI outlet acceptable)
•650 Wiring diagram for home and/or farmstead
•651 Wiring Display- actual wiring for a specific unit; Lighting (not covered in new material)
•652 “Pop can” lamp kits
•653 Table, desk, vanity, or floor lamps (any purpose- kits only)
•654 Pin Up lamp (kits or original design)
•655 Table, desk, vanity, or floor lamps (any purpose- original design only)
•656 Solar electric cell applications
•657 Basic electronic circuits with solid-state components (from kits)
•658 Basic electronic circuits with solid-state components (original circuit design)
•659 Electrical safety or energy conservation posters.
4-H Foods Exhibits: Level A: six easy bites
•841 Four (4) drop, Colossal cookies
•842 Four (4) home-made brownies
•843 Four (4) (choose one) chocolate chip muffins, or bran muffins
• 844 Four (4) two inch square granola bars
•845 Poster-What’s My Line Level B: Tasty Tidbits
•846 One eight inch round layer chocolate cake, made with apple sauce, no icing
•847 Four (4) pretzels, rolled, twisted, or curved
•848 Four (4) rolled baking powder biscuits
•849 Four (4) cheese straws
•850 Posters- Check Em Out Level C: You’re the Chef
•851 One- half loaf banana bread
•852 One quarter Tea ring bread (yeast dough)
•853 Four (4) two inch squares cornbread
•855 Poster- Food Photography
•860 Level A: Six Easy Bites- Freezing Techniques- Package of four (4) baked colossal cooking using appropriate freezing package techniques
•861 Level B: Tasty Tidbits- Drying Techniques- Twelve (12) banana chips using appropriate drying techniques. Bring exhibits in a reclose able plastic bag.
•862 Level C: You’re the Chef- Canning, one (1) pint of pickle relish or zesty salsa
•863 Level D: Food works- One (1) half pint jar cooked jelly (any fruit)
Geology: Classes are:
•714 Fossils- a collection of 15 fossils. (Up to a maximum of 20 will be accepted.) May be completed by any 4-H’ers regardless of what year in geology project, but must include different fossils each year.
•715 First year geology- consisting of 15 different specimens.
Classes 760, 762, 763, and 765 must be mounted on 10” x 16” mat board. Classes 761, 764, and 766 must be mounted on 16” x 20” mat board. Minimum size for photograph is 3.5” x 5”; maximum size is 8” x 10”
•760 Single photograph; subject: a hobby (Photo size is limited to maximum of 8” x 10”)
•761 Sequence of three photographs; subject: a hobby
•762 Single photograph; subject: landscape (a view of natural inland scenery) Photo size is limited to maximum of 8” x 10”
•763 Single photograph; subject animals (Photo size is limited to maximum of 8” x 10”)
•764 collection: Three different points of view of the same subject
•765 My community: Single photograph of a interesting building within your community (Photo size is limited to a maximum of 8” x 10”)
•766 Five photography’s of an event. Attach a description of the event to back of board.
Horticultural Photography Exhibitions: NJHA Contest: Entries in the following classes may also participate in the National Junior Horticultural Association Photography Exhibition- 35 mm Film Division. It will be the responsibility of the individual to submit all required entry forms and follow all rules set out by NJHA organization to participate. Stated are not limited in the number of entries. Please refer to the following web site for details: www.njha.org
1)The exhibitor must have taken all photographs since the last State Fair.
2)Each county may have two (2) entries per class.
3)Entries will be judged on technical quality, composition and subject matter by a review team.
4)ID tag (4LO-11SO) should be used and mounted securely to the front of the mat board in the lower left right corner.
•780A single black and white. Horticultural subject or activity. (photo size is limited to maximum of 8” x 10”)
•781- A single color. Horticultural subject or activity. (photo size is limited to maximum of 8” x 10”)
•782 A sequence of 4 photographs. In color or black and white representing a horticultural event or activity. The horticultural story must be apparent only through or captions will be added to the exhibit
•783 Horticultural collection (B&W or color), consisting of 6 photographs mounted on 16” x 20” mat board.
4-H Wood Science:
•674 Level 1, made from a kit. Simple items which have pre-cut and pre-drilled parts and youth demonstrate knowledge of assembly, selection and use of fasteners (nails, screws, and/or glue), sanding techniques, and appropriate finishes (Examples: small bird house, non-hopper bird feeder).
•675 Level 2. Made from a kit. More elaborate items which require cutting drilling and youth demonstrate knowledge of selection and skill in use of fasteners (nails, screws, and/or glue). Sanding techniques and appropriate finishes (examples: pine wood car, large bird house).
• 676 Level 1, not from a kit. Simple constructed wood item showing selection, cutting, drilling, use of fasteners (nailing, screws, and/or glue), sanding techniques and appropriate finishes, (such as small flower box, napkin holder, letter holder, simple picture frame, stilts, wire wiggly, towel holder, knife rack, serving tray, pet lunch counter, jewelry box, small flag holder, 4-H book ends, airplane, hurricane lamp, trivet (pot holder), etc.)
•677 Level 2, not from a kit. More elaborate items that demonstrate a mastered skills with hand tolls, basic knowledge of power hand tools, fastening options, appropriate surface preparations, and finish applications, (such as puzzle, bird house, foot stool, revolving tie rack, 4-H key holder, cutting board, book rack, serving dish shelf, wooden whistle, saw horse, hopper type bird feeder, etc.)
•678 Level 3, not from a kit. Items showing a more advanced knowledge of power tools, expertise in cutting, fitting, surface preparation, attention to fastening details, (such as a multi- purpose box, corner shelf, book shelf or laminating wood projects, garden bench, planting box, nail and tool box, frame beehive, shop tool rack & shelf, etc.)
•679 Level 4, no kits. Exhibits with a “furniture” quality finish, showing an understanding of all wood work techniques learned in previous levels. Items showing a mastery of joint construction and use of special woods, and finishes. (Example, checker board, game table, room divider, coffee table, shaving stand, end table, chest of drawers, gun rack or cabinet, etc.)
•680 Level 5, no kits. Exhibits that do not require have a fine finish (painted finish allowed) because of practical use. Items demonstrate knowledge of al wood working techniques learned in previous levels. Items show a mastery of cutting, drilling, joint construction, use of special woods and appropriate finishes. (Examples, turned- candlestick, lap desk, shoe carousel, hockey game, porch swing, chaise lounge, picnic table, lawn chair, large planters, ect.)
•703 Leaf Collection; Collection of 10 leaves representing 10 forest trees found in Kentucky. Mounting instructions in the forestry book, “4-H Forestry Project Unit 1- Introducing Yourself to Trees” (4DF-01PA or most recent version) Activity #1 are to be followed.
•704 Leaf Print Collection; Collection and print 10 leaves representing 10 forest trees found in Kentucky. Instructions in the forestry book, “4-H Forestry Project Unit 1- Introducing yourself to trees” (4DF-01PA or most recent version)
•705 Leaf Collection-2nd year; collection of 20 leaves representing 20 forest trees and different ones by same exhibitor in first year project found in Kentucky. Mounting instructions in the forestry book, “4-H Forestry Project Unit 1- Introducing yourself to trees” (4DF-01PA or most recent version) Activity #1 are to be followed.
•706 Educational Exhibits Develop a creative educational exhibits on some phase of forestry. The exhibits may utilize any visual techniques. The total exhibit is not to exceed dimensions of 2’ x 2’ or Four (4) square feet.
4- H Home Environment:
Unit 1 Exhibits
•887 Color Collage- (select from activity 3 from Unit 1 project book.) This must be mounted on mat board.
•888 Texture Collage or Rubbing- (select from Activity 1 or 2 from Unit 1 project book.) The collage must be mounted on mat board.
•889 Natural Fish (grain shows through) applied to small wood object with straight lines. Judging emphasis will be on the finish, not the construction. Examples include bowl, tray, cutting board, game board, and small box.
•890 Simple, small cloth article (max. 36×36 inches) with no machine stitching. Examples include knotted pillow (no applied design), draped valance with accompanying photo showing end results. Unacceptable: purses, tote bags, backpacks, duffel bags.
•891 Simple, small articles of cloth requiring machine stitching. Examples include plain pillow (no applied design), fringed tablecloth, place mats and napkins, laundry bag, valance. Unacceptable: purses, tote bag, backpacks, duffel bags.
•893 Pin-Up (bulletin) board
Unit 2 Exhibits:
•894 Refinished wood item. Should have straight lines with no elaborate carvings or turnings. Examples include footstool, children’s furniture, small box, tray, picture frame, bookshelves, and plant stand.
•895 Small articles made of cloth. Examples include hemmed table cloth or table runner, wall hanging, pillow, and flat hemmed curtains. Unacceptable: Purses, tote bags, backpacks, duffel bags.
•896 Desk Set, including three or more items. Examples: blotter pad, pencil holder, and letter box, note nook, etc.