AG PRODUCTS PRIZEBOOK

Rules and Regulations

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

Important Information

  • EXHIBIT TAGS will be available when exhibits are delivered to the Commonwell Building
  • BRINGING EXHIBITS - Ag Products exhibits must delivered to the COMMONWELL BUILDING on Saturday, September 12 between 11:00am and 3:00pm. See Rule #4 below for specific instructions.
  • JUDGING takes place Sunday, September 13, 2020
  • REMOVING EXHIBITS - Exhibits will be discarded after judging is complete

COMMITTEE

Chairperson Lisa Bowen; Suzanne Barker, Bradley Bowen, Larry Bowen, Tracey McFarlane, Deborah McKay, Jim McKechnie, Audrey Quibell



RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. There will be NO ADMINISTRATION OR ENTRY FEES for the 2020 Lindsay Exhibition. Due to the impact of COVID-19, we are unable to provide prize money for competitions at the 2020 Lindsay Exhibition. Virtual ribbons and placings will be awarded, results will be available online at www.lindsayex.com. Voluntary donations can be made in lieu of entry fees during entry submission. All proceeds go to supporting the Lindsay Agricultural Society in 2020.
  2. Entries MUST be made online at https://www.assistexpo.ca/lindsayex
  3. ENTRY DEADLINE: Agricultural Products entries must be submitted by 11:59pm FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020.
  4. *NEW* EXHIBIT DELIVERY PROTOCOL: Exhibits must be delivered to the Commonwell Building on Saturday, September 12, between 11:00am and 3:00pm. Exhibits are to be delivered by ONLY ONE representative of each family. Exhibit Tags will be available at the Commonwell Building upon delivery. Please bring necessary materials to securely attach Exhibit Tags (ex. tape, string, scissors, stapler, etc.). Exhibits will be photographed for results presentation on our website and social media. Exhibits (except Division 74, Class 8) will be DISCARDED following judging.
  5. EXHIBIT TAGS may only be picked up when exhibits are delivered to the Commonwell Building for judging. LINDSAY EXHIBITION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO OPEN ALL ENTRY TAGS AFTER JUDGING HAS BEEN COMPLETED.
  6. ALL PRODUCE must be grown by the exhibitor in 2020.
  7. All Fruit & Vegetable exhibits must be displayed on a disposable paper plate.
  8. Exhibitors may make only ONE ENTRY in each class.
  9. Judging will be based on quality, cleanliness, free of foreign matter, and uniformity if 2 or more are required.
  10. Exhibits will be photographed with placing ribbons after judging. Ribbons will NOT be available for pick-up.
  11. JUDGING: Commences at 10:00am on Sunday, September 13, 2020.
  12. Exhibits (except Division 74, Class 8) will be discarded following judging to prevent potential transmission of the COVID-19 virus.
  13. RULES: All General Rules of the Exhibition which are applicable will apply. Separate Rules and Regulations apply to Homecraft and Horticulture Departments. See each department in this prize book.
  14. PRIZES: Due to the impact of COVID-19, we are unable to provide prize money for competitions at the 2020 Lindsay Exhibition. Placings will be awarded and results will be available online at www.lindsayex.com.

Exhibits may be picked-up Monday, September 13th from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Exhibitors MUST contact the LEX Office to make arrangements for pick-up.

NOTE: Entries for Largest Pumpkin must be received by the Lindsay Exhibition office by September 11, 2020 and CANNOT be made with a School.


Design a scarecrow made with a painted pumpkin, squash or gourd as the head. The scarecrow must stand up or sit down with its own support system.

Specific Rules for Butter Sculpture

  1. Maximum height of 45 cm - maximum base size 30 cm x 30 cm
  2. To be made entirely from BUTTER
  3. Internal props are permitted for stability only
  4. Judging to be based on CREATIVITY, ORIGINALITY and QUALITY
  5. Only top 5 entries will be displayed.
71: Hay

HAY - DIVISION 71

EXHIBITS MUST HAVE BEEN GROWN IN 2020

Each hay exhibit is to consist of at least a 15cm wide flake of hay from the centre of the bale, appropriately displayed.

Classes:

1.

Hay - first cut - open to all grass and legume mixtures

2.

Hay - second cut - open to all grass and legume mixtures

3.

Haylage - open to all grass and legume mixtures, 5 kg

4.

Haylage - open to all grass and legume mixtures, from a large wet bale, 5 kg

72: Field Crops

FIELD CROPS - DIVISION 72

EXHIBITS MUST HAVE BEEN GROWN IN 2020

Each sample in the following classes must be named by specific variety/number

Classes:

1.

Barley - any variety, 3 to 5 kg sample

2.

Winter Wheat - any variety, 3 to 5 kg sample

3.

Oats - any variety, 3 to 5 kg sample

4.

Soybeans - largest number of pods, 1 stalk

5.

Grain Corn - any variety, 8 cobs

6.

Ensilage Corn - any variety, sheaf of 8 stalks

7.

Specialty Corn - any other variety, 5 ear sample, (popcorn, ornamental, etc.)

8.

Bean - any variety, sheaf of 10 plants, roots removed

73: Fruits and Vegetables

FRUITS & VEGETABLES - DIVISION 73

WHERE APPROPRIATE, EXHIBITS ARE TO BE DISPLAYED ON A DISPOSABLE PAPER PLATE

Classes:

1.

Onion Rope - bulbs to measure 0.5 metres in length (stalks additional)

- any variety

2.

Garlic Rope - bulbs to measure 0.5 meters in length (stalks additional)

- any variety

3.

Sunflowers - mature, 2 heads tied together, under 20 cm in diameter

4.

Sunflowers - mature, 2 heads tied together, 20 cm & over in diameter

5.

Gourds - 8 different varieties displayed in a suitable container

6.

Potatoes - red skin, white flesh, named, in 3 to 4 litre basket

7.

Potatoes - white skin, white flesh, named, in 3 to 4 litre basket

8.

Potatoes - any other variety, named, in 3 to 4 litre basket

- Yukon Gold, Purple

9.

Garden Herbs - fresh, best collection of 4 or more varieties

10.

Garden Herbs - dried, best collection of 4 or more varieties

11.

Squash - collection of 6 different edible varieties, named, 1 of each

12.

Brussel Sprouts - 1 stalk

13.

Cauliflower - 1

14.

Sweet Green Peppers - 2, any variety, named

15.

Sweet Peppers - 2, any other variety, named

16.

Pepper - 2, any other variety, named

17.

Berries - any variety, named, displayed in pint container

18.

Cantaloupe - 1

19.

Watermelon - 1

20.

Open - any vegetable, named

- not normally grown in City of Kawartha Lakes or listed in this book

21.

Open - any other garden product, named

- not normally grown in City of Kawartha Lakes or listed in this book

Example: ornamental cabbage, specialty gourds, luffa, peanuts, etc.

74: Large Vegetables

LARGE VEGETABLES - DIVISION 74

*MUST BE EDIBLE*

  • Tap roots do not qualify
  • Tops removed to approximately 2.5 cm
  • Displayed on a disposable paper plate, where possible

Classes:

1.

Longest Carrot

2.

Largest Beet - girth measurement, single top

3.

Heaviest Potato

4.

Heaviest Tomato

5.

Heaviest Onion

6.

Heaviest Cabbage

7.

Largest Turnip - girth measurement, single top

8.

Largest Pumpkin - heaviest

Exhibits may be picked-up Monday, September 13th from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Exhibitors MUST contact the LEX Office to make arrangements for pick-up.

NOTE: Entries for Largest Pumpkin must be received by the Lindsay Exhibition office by September 11, 2020 and CANNOT be made with a School.


75: Specials

SPECIALS - DIVISION 75

Classes:

1.

Scarecrow - 1 to 2 metres high

Design a scarecrow made with a painted pumpkin, squash or gourd as the head. The scarecrow must stand up or sit down with its own support system.

2.

Tallest Sunflower - 1 stalk, cut off at ground level, no root

76: Butter and Eggs

BUTTER SCULPTURE & EGGS - DIVISION 76

Classes:

1.

FEATURED Butter Sculpture

- entries in this class will be featured on social media

Specific Rules for Butter Sculpture

  1. Maximum height of 45 cm - maximum base size 30 cm x 30 cm
  2. To be made entirely from BUTTER
  3. Internal props are permitted for stability only
  4. Judging to be based on CREATIVITY, ORIGINALITY and QUALITY
  5. Only top 5 entries will be displayed.

2.

Eggs - White

Displayed in a 1/2 dozen carton

3.

Eggs - Brown

Displayed in a 1/2 dozen carton

4.

Largest Egg - 1, measured by height

Displayed in an appropriate carton

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