Home Economics

DIVISION E – Home Economics:

  1. All entries must be made in the name of the individual baking/canning the exhibit (for safety reasons, must be at least 5 years old for baking, 8 years for canning and have active participation in the exhibit)
  2. Wrap baked goods in clear ziplock gallon size plastic bags on a paper plate.
  3. Enter items made since August 2018
  4. There are classes available for children and classes for adults. 4-Hers may also enter items in these divisions.
  5. Adult canning rules apply to youth classes.
  6. No commercial mix products.
  7. You can enter up to 2 entries per lot.
  8. All exhibits must be entered between Tuesday, August 6th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, August 7th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.NO ENTRIES PAST 1 P.M.

***Special contest ** Blueberry Dessert!  Bring in your dessert on Thursday, August 8th from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.  We can’t wait to taste your delicious dessert! Judging by local celebrities at 1:15.

Premiums $3.00 – $2.00 – $1.00
Grand and Reserve Grand Champion Ribbons (no additional premium) will be handed to the top entries in each class.

Class 1 through class 4 are for children 5 – 12 (they may exhibit in other classes if they want)

Children 5 – 12:

CLASS 1 – QUICK BREADS

Lot 1 – Baking powder biscuits (3)
Lot 2 – Muffins (3)
Lot 3 – Banana Bread (small loaf)
Lot 4 – Vegetable Bread (small loaf)

CLASS 2 – BARS AND COOKIES
Three bars or cookie per entry, cut in uniform size (2 – 2 1/2 inches)

Lot 1 – Bars not frosted
Lot 2 – Frosted bars
Lot 3 – Chocolate Chip Cookies
Lot 4 – Peanut Butter Cookies
Lot 5 – Ginger Snap Cookies
Lot 6- Gluten free cookies(any kind)
Lot 7 – Other Cookies

CLASS 3 – CANDY
Four to be shown

Lot 1 – Fudge
Lot 2 – Caramels
Lot 3 – Peanut Brittle
Lot 4 – Assorted plate of 6

Class 4 – Sweet Breads

Lot 1 – Buns (3)
Lot 2 – Cinnamon rolls (3)
Lot 3 – Cloverleaf, Parkerhouse or dinner rolls (3)
Lot 4 – Caramel rolls (3)Lot 5 – Other Open Class (13 and up)

CLASS 5 – YEAST BREAD (small size loaves)

Lot 1 – White Loaf
Lot 2 – Graham
Lot 3 – Oatmeal
Lot 4 – Rye
Lot 5 – Multi-Grain
Lot 6 – Whole Wheat
Lot 7 – Bread Machine
Lot 8 – French Bread

Lot 9- Flat Bread
Lot 10 – Other

CLASS 6 – SWEET YEAST BREAD

Lot 1 – Buns (3)
Lot 2 – Cinnamon rolls (3)
Lot 3 – Cloverleaf, Parker house or dinner rolls
Lot 4 – Caramel rolls
Lot 5 – Other

CLASS 7 – QUICK BREADS

Lot 1 – Baking powder biscuits (3)
Lot 2 – Blueberry muffins (3)
Lot 3 – Any other muffins (3)
Lot 4 – Lefse (1 round)
Lot 5 – Banana bread (small loaf)
Lot 6 – Vegetable bread (small loaf)
Lot 7 – Rhubarb bread (small loaf)
Lot 8 – Banana muffins (3)
Lot 9 – Rhubarb muffins (3)
Lot 10 – Other (3)

CLASS 8 – CAKE (About 8″ size pan)

Lot 1 – Decorated cupcakes, judged on decoration (4)
Lot 2 – Decorated cake (not cupcakes)
Lot 3 – Spice cake (not frosted)
Lot 4 – Sponge cake (not frosted)
Lot 5 – Chocolate cake (not frosted)
Lot 6 – Coffee cake (not frosted)
Lot 7 – Other (not frosted)

CLASS 9 – BARS AND COOKIES
Three bars or cookies per entry unless specified. About 2 to 2 ½” in uniform size

Lot 1 – Bars, not frosted, not brownies
Lot 2 – Bars, frosted, not brownies
Lot 3 – Brownies, not frosted
Lot 4 – Brownies, frosted
Lot 5 – Chocolate chip cookies
Lot 6 – Peanut butter cookies
Lot 7 – White drop cookies
Lot 8 – Chocolate drop cookies
Lot 9 – Icebox cookies
Lot 10 – Rolled white cookies
Lot 11 – Rolled dark cookies
Lot 12 – Sugar cookies
Lot 13 – Oatmeal raisin cookies
Lot 14 – Festive assortment (4)
Lot 15 – Holiday or wedding (4)
Lot 16 – Gingersnaps
Lot 17 – Snickerdoodles
Lot 18 – Date bars
Lot 19 – M&M cookies
Lot 20 – Molasses cookies
Lot 21 – Other cookies
Lot 22 – Other bars

CLASS 10 – DONUTS
three to be shown

Lot 1 – Plain rolled donuts
Lot 2 – Donuts dropped from donut maker

Lot 3- Other Donut

Class 11- Gluten Free Baking

Lot 1- Muffins (plate of 4)
Lot 2- Bread (1/2 loaf)
Lot 3-cookies (4) of any kind
Lot 4-bars (4) of any kind

Lot 5 -Donuts

Lot 6- GF Cake

CLASS 12 – PIE (Small size shell, 6 inches) no cream or custard type pies

Lot 1 – Apple
Lot 2 – Cherry
Lot 3 – Peach
Lot 4 – Blueberry
Lot 5 – Rhubarb
Lot 6 – Pecan
Lot 7 – Cobblers or Crisps
Lot 8- Pumpkin
Lot 9 – Empty shell (any size)

CLASS 13 – CANDY
Four to be shown

Lot 1 – Fudge
Lot 2 – Peanut Brittle
Lot 3 – Dipped chocolate
Lot 4 – Caramels
Lot 5 – Assorted plate or box
Lot 6 – Miscellaneous candy other than listed above

PROCESSING RULES:

Exhibit in colorless, standard jars. Jams, jellies and pickles may use 1/2 pint or pint size jars. Low acid vegetables need to be processed in a pressure canner according to the times recommended in the University of Minnesota publications available at the Extension Office. They will not be judged if they were not prepared according to the recommendations.
– No freezer jam will be accepted
Check for positive seal. Remove outer ring. NO WAX! Label should include PRODUCT NAME, METHOD OF PROCESSING AND TIME OF PROCESSING. NO OPEN KETTLE WILL BE ACCEPTED IN ANY CANNING CATEGORY INCLUDING JAMS AND JELLIES. No food coloring.
**ALL CANNING INCLUDING JAMS AND JELLIES MUST HAVE A 1″ X 3″ LABEL PLACED ON TOP OF JAR WITH NAME OF PRODUCT, METHOD OF PROCESSING AND TIME. MUST USE REGULAR CANNING JARS.

CLASS 14 – CANNED FRUIT
*Refer to processing rules

Lot 1 – Peaches
Lot 2 – Pears
Lot 3 – Crab apple, whole
Lot 4 – Plums

Lot 5 – Blueberries
Lot 6 – Rhubarb
Lot 7 – Apricots
Lot 8 – Cherries
Lot 9 – Raspberries
Lot 10 – Applesauce
Lot 11 – Other

Class 15- SYRUPS AND HONEY

Lot 1- Any Syrup

Lot 2- Honey

CLASS 16 – CANNED VEGETABLES
*Refer to processing rules

Lot 1 – Beans, green
Lot 2 – Carrots
Lot 3 – Corn
Lot 4 – Peas
Lot 5 – Beets
Lot 6 – Pumpkin
Lot 7 – Potatoes
Lot 8 – Sauerkraut
Lot 9 – Vegetable juice
Lot 10 – Turnips
Lot 11 – Asparagus
Lot 12 – Other

CLASS 17-CANNED TOMATOES PRODUCTS

Lot 1-Tomato Whole

Lot 2- Spaghetti Sauce

Lot 3- Salsa

Lot 4- Chili Sauce

Lot 5 -Pizza Sauce

Lot 6- Stewed Tomatoes

Lot 7- Ketchup

Lot 8- Tomato Juice

CLASS 18- CANNED MEAT

Lot 1-Beef

Lot 2- Chicken

Lot 3-Fish

Lot 4- Venison

CLASS 19 – JELLY AND JAM
*Refer to processing rules

Lot 1 – Chokecherry jelly
Lot 2 – Crab apple jelly
Lot 3 – Grape jelly
Lot 4 – Strawberry jelly
Lot 5 – Raspberry jelly
Lot 6 – Strawberry jam
Lot 7 – Raspberry jam
Lot 8 – Apricot jam
Lot 9 – Peach Jam
Lot 10 – Blueberry Jam
Lot 11 – Jelly, any native fruit
Lot 12 – Jam, any native fruit
Lot 13 – Jam, any native vegetable
Lot 14 – Jelly, any native vegetable
Lot 15 – Any marmalade
Lot 16 – Apple butter
Lot 17 – Apple jelly
Lot 18 – Jalapeno jelly
Lot 19 – Gooseberry
Lot 20 – Currant
Lot 21 – Blackberry jelly
Lot 22 – Blackberry jam
Lot 23 – Other jams
Lot 24 – Other jellies

CLASS 20 – PICKLES
*Refer to processing rules

Lot 1 – Bread and butter
Lot 2 – Beet
Lot 3 – Whole sweet cucumber
Lot 4 – Sweet chunk cucumber
Lot 5 – Dill pickles
Lot 6 – Relish
Lot 7 – Pickled peppers
Lot 8 – Pickled veggies
Lot 9 – Pickled carrots
Lot 10 – Beans
Lot 11 – Watermelon
Lot 12 – Other

Class 21- Dehydrated or dried Fruits/Jerky/Nuts/Herbs
Exhibit in standard, pint or 1/2 pint, glass jars.
Lot 1- Apples
Lot 2- Grapes
Lot 3- Tomatoes
Lot 4- Fruit leather
Lot 5- Jerky
Lot 6- Nuts
Lot 7- Herbs

Lot 8- Vegetables
Lot 9- Other

CLASS 22-Wine!!! NEW CLASS!!!!

This new division is open to all NON-commerical and over 21 wine/liquor makers.  One entry per household per lot is permitted.  Bottles should be standard 4/5 quart of 750 ml wine bottles with cork, screw cap or crown car closer.

The Label should include: A. Lot name and Number

B.  Type of fruit used (be specific)

Non Kits:

Lot 1-Grape

Lot 2- Any Fruit or Berry

Lot 3- Rhubarb

Lot 4-Specialty

Lot 5-Sparkling

Lot 6- Choke Cherry

Lot 7-Raspberry

Lot 8-Plum

Lot 9- Peach

Lot 10-Dandelion

Lot 11-Any mix of two or more kinds of fruit

Lot 12-Other

CLASS 23: Kit Wines  NEW CLASS!!!

Lot 1- Grape

Lot 2- Any Fruit or berry

Lot 3- Rhubarb

Lot 4- Specialty

Lot 5- Sparkling

Lot 6- Choke Cherry

Lot 7- Raspberry

Lot 8- Plum

Lot 9- Dandelion

Lot 10- Peach

Lot 11- Any mix of two or more fruits

Lot 12- Other

CLASS 24: LIQUOR NEW CLASS!!!

Lot 1-Fruit

Lot 2- Herbal

Lot 3- Other

Division E

NEEDLEWORK

Class 1 – 10 and under
Class 2 – 11 to 14
Class 3 – 15 to 18
Class 4 – 19 to 40
Class 5 – 41 to 65
Class 6 – 65+
Class 7 – Nursing Home or group home resident, any age

Ribbons are given to all deserving entries.
Enter items made since August 2018.
There are classes available for children and classes for adults. 4-Hers may also enter items in these divisions.
You can enter up to 2 entries per lot.
All exhibits must be entered between Tuesday, August 6th  from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, August 7th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. NO ENTRIES AFTER 1 PM!!!!

EMBROIDERY

Only two per lot, if more are brought in, you will not be able to enter it in miscellaneous categories.

Lot 1 – Pillowcases
Lot 2 – Clothing article
Lot 3 – Wall hanging or picture – must be able to be hung for display
Lot 4 – Dish towels
Lot 5 – Counted cross stitch, up to 6″ diameter
Lot 6 – Counted cross stitch, 7 – 10″ diameter
Lot 7 – Counted cross stitch, 11″ or larger
Lot 8- Cross stitch tablecloth
Lot 9 – Hardanger, up to 7″, not wall hanging
Lot 10 -Hardanger, 8″ or larger diameter, not wall hanging
Lot 11 -Hardanger, any size, wall hanging only – dowel rods/hangers attached must be attached
Lot 12 – Hardanger, any size, table runner only
Lot 13 – Hardanger, miscellaneous other than listed above
Lot 14 – Brazilian embroidery
Lot 15 – Swedish weaving
Lot 16 – Miscellaneous other than listed above

CHRISTMAS – needlework only

Lot 20 – Lunch or table cloth
Lot 21 – Table Runner
Lot 22 – Tree skirt
Lot 23 – Wall hanging – dowel rods/hangers must be attached
Lot 24 – Tree decoration
Lot 25 – Stocking
Lot 26 – Centerpiece – needlework only
Lot 27 – Miscellaneous – needlework only other than listed above

CROCHETED ARTICLE

Lot 30 – Booties
Lot 31 – Doily, up to 10 inches
Lot 32 – Doily, 11 inches or larger
Lot 33 – Pot holders (2)
Lot 34 – Table cloth
Lot 35 – Sweater
Lot 36 – Pillow
Lot 37 – Afghan
Lot 38 – Baby Afghan
Lot 40 – Crocheted baby set
Lot 41 – Shawl / poncho
Lot 42 – Miscellaneous (not doll or toy)
Lot 43– Mittens
Lot 44 – Cap / Hat child,
Lot 45 – Cap / hat, adult
Lot 46 – Cap / hat and scarf set
Lot 47 – Cap and mittens set
Lot 48 – Scarf
Lot 49 – Vest
Lot 50 – Wash cloth/Dish cloth
Lot 51 – Slippers
Lot 52 – Headband
Lot 53- Sweater/Dress

Lot 54- Needle Felted

KNITTING

Lot 60 – Booties
Lot 61 – Plain mittens
Lot 62 – Man’s sweater
Lot 63 – Lady’s sweater
Lot 64 – Child’s sweater
Lot 65– Infant’s sweater
Lot 66 – Afghan
Lot 67 – Baby afghan
Lot 68 – Knitted baby set
Lot 69 – Miscellaneous (not doll or toy)
Lot 70 – Cap / Hat, child
Lot 71 – Cap / Hat adult
Lot 72 – Cap / Hat and scarf set
Lot 73 – Poncho or shawl
Lot 74 – Scarf
Lot 75 – Felting
Lot 76 – Vest
Lot 77 – Cap and mittens set
Lot 78 – Purse
Lot 79 – Wash cloth/Dish cloth
Lot 80 – Socks
Lot 81 – Slippers
Lot 82 – Arm Knitted Item
Lot 83 – Headband
Lot 84 – Potholders

MACHINE KNITTING

Lot 90 – Men’s wear
Lot 91- Lady’s wear
Lot 92 – Child’s wear
Lot 93 – Afghan
Lot 94 – Scarf
Lot 95 – Miscellaneous other than listed above

QUILTS – judging based on category

Lot 100 – Patchwork quilt
Lot 101 – Baby quilt
Lot 102 – Appliquéd quilt
Lot 103 – Hand stitched quilting
Lot 104 – Machine stitched quilting (not professionally done)
Lot 105 – Tied quilt
Lot 106 – Pieced quilt – machine stitched
Lot 107 – Pieced quilt – hand sewn piecing
Lot 108 – Quilted wall hanging (must bring dowel rod or other hanging device and able to be hung up or will not be entered)
Lot 109 – Miscellaneous quilted item other than listed
Lot 110 – Crib quilt embroidered
Lot 111 – Large embroidered quilt
Lot 112 – Table runner
Lot 113 – Table runner seasonal
Lot 114 – Paper Piecing method of quilting
Lot 115 – Left over fabrics, color coordinated
Lot 116 – Lap quilt
Lot 117 – Abstract quilt
Lot 118 – Quilted table topper
Lot 119 – Quilted placemat
Lot 120 – Machine Embroidered
Lot 121 – Quilted Potholders

Lot 122- Wool Quilting

Lot 123- Seasonal Quilt

SEWING

Lot 130 – Apron
Lot 131 – Children’s Clothing
Lot 132 – Costume
Lot 133 – Designer Shirt
Lot 134 – Gift Idea
Lot 135 – Infant clothing or accessory
Lot 136 – Men’s Clothing
Lot 137 – Misc. (Not Doll or Toy)
Lot 138 – Mittens
Lot 139 – Pajamas or Sleepwear
Lot 140 – Pillowcase
Lot 141 – Polar Fleece Item
Lot 142 – Recycled Items (Sewn)
Lot 143 – Room Accessory
Lot 144 – Woman’s Clothing

DOLL / TOY

Lot 160 – Toy – crocheted
Lot 161 – Toy – knitted
Lot 162 – Toy – sewed
Lot 163 – Doll – crocheted
Lot 164 – Doll – knitted
Lot 165 – Doll – sewed
Lot 166 – Doll clothing crocheted
Lot 167 – Doll clothing knitted
Lot 168 – Doll clothing sewed
Lot 169 – Fancy dolls (meant to be looked at only dolls)

RUGS

Lot 180 – Braided
Lot 181 – Loom woven
Lot 182 – Crocheted
Lot 183 – Miscellaneous other than listed above

POTPOURRI

Lot 190 – Needlepoint
Lot 191 – Crewel
Lot 192 – Fancy pillow
Lot 193 – Tatted article
Lot 194 – Recycled handcraft (must involve needlework)
Lot 195 – Plastic canvas item
Lot 196 – Loom weaving – clothing
Lot 197- Loom weaving – blankets
Lot 198 – Loom weaving – other
Lot 199 – Beadwork – on clothing or other needlework
Lot 200 – Gift idea- must include needlework
Lot 201 – Sewn or quilted napkin
Lot 202 – Miscellaneous other than listed above