2018

CLASS 1 – FLORICULTURE

Director:  Mr. Larry McChesney

Chairmen:  Pam Scarfpin, Carolyn Wilcox

 

Schedule                                 Willow and Minford Garden Clubs

Publicity                                  Janet Evans, Green Triangle Garden Club

Carolyn Wilcox, Minford Garden Club

Pam Scarfpin, Willow Garden Club

Photography                            Mary Lou Beaumont,  Slocum Garden Club

Radio and Television              Eva Wolery, Green Triangle Garden Club

Entries                                     Slocum, Lucasville and Willow Garden Clubs

Book                                       Pam Scarfpin,  Willow Garden Club

Staging                                    Minford, Portsmouth, and Slocum Garden Clubs

Placement                                Minford and Willow Garden Club

Secretaries                               All Garden Clubs

Hospitality                              All Garden Clubs

Invitational Exhibit                 Brenda Wooten and Melanie Karr, Portsmouth Garden Club

All Garden Clubs Dismantle

{Wednesday,  4:00 pm} Must sign a signup list to enter the fairgrounds at this time.
{Sunday, 12:00 to 4:00pm}. At least one member from each Garden Club each day.

2018 SCIOTO COUNTY FAIR FLOWER SHOW RULES AND REGULATIONS

2018 Fair Dates:  August 6-11,   Flower Shows: August 6 and 9

  1. Entries open to all.
  2. Members of garden clubs will exhibit as individuals unless schedule designates otherwise.
  3. No exhibit may compete in more than one class.
  4. Chairman in charge will DISQUALIFY exhibits which do not meet specifications of the schedule or which exceed specified size maximums.
  5. In order to ensure an adequate number of entries in each class, the committee reserves the right to combine, add, withdraw, or subdivide classes as needed. Additional classes will be set up if entries warrant.  Classes will not be subdivided into more than 4 groups.
  6. Horticulture exhibit entries: Horticulture classes for Monday  MUST BE STAGED BY 11 A.M. Horticulture classes for Thursday MUST BE STAGED BY 11 A.M.  NO EXHIBITS CAN BE PLACED AFTER 11:00!
  7. Container-grown plants must be staged by 11 A.M. Monday, and cannot be removed before Sunday.
  8. Container-grown plants must have been in the possession of the exhibitor at least 2 months, must be labeled as to named variety and must be in a watertight container or have a saucer beneath them.
  9. Containers will be furnished for horticulture cut specimen classes.
  10. All horticulture specimens must be grown by the exhibitor.
  11. Horticulture exhibits must be correctly identified and labeled as to the named variety.
  12. An exhibitor may make as many as 4 entries in a horticulture specimen class, provided each entry is a different variety or cultivar.
  13. All horticulture entries become the property of the Scioto County Fair after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and after 4:00 p.m. Sunday.
  14. REGISTRATION: Entries for all senior and junior artistic design classes must be mailed or phoned in or before July 25 to:  Carolyn Wilcox, 514 Coriell Road, Portsmouth, OH    Phone:  740 776-4453.
  15. ARTISTIC DESIGN ENTRIES: Artistic design classes for Monday MUST BE STAGED BY 11:00 a.m. Monday.  Artistic design classes for Thursday MUST BE STAGED BY 11:00 a.m. Thursday.
  16. All artistic designs must be made by the exhibitor.
  17. An exhibitor may make only one entry per artistic design class, with a maximum of 6 per show.
  18. For Senior Artistic Design Classes 32 – 35 and 41 – 44, backgrounds (vertical placement) will be furnished by the committee as specified in the schedule.  Exhibitors are permitted to use only these backgrounds furnished by the committee.  EXCEPTIONS: Class 37, 46 do not have backgrounds.  You must provide your own backgrounds.
  19. Exhibitors are urged to use adequate plant materials so that the artistic exhibit has good horticultural value.
  20. All plant material used in artistic design classes must be listed on a special card provided by the committee at the entry table and must accompany the design.
  21. Painted or artificially colored line material within artistic designs is permitted but used at exhibitor’s own discretion. Bases, mats, figurines and accessories my be used in all artistic design classes unless specified.
  22. Painted or artificially colored fresh plant material is never permitted. NO artificial foliage, flowers, fruits etc. may be used.
  23. The exhibitors hall will be cleared by 11:00 a.m. and all exhibitors who have not entered by that time will not be permitted to exhibit.
  24. Both the Monday show and the Thursday show will be judged by OAGC accredited judges. Judging will be by the standard system.  Oral judging begins at 12:30 p.m.
  25. Best of Show Awards 1, 2, and 3 will be given in the senior artistic design classes. Best of Show Awards 1,2,3,4 and 5 will be given in the senior horticulture classes.  Best of Show awards will be given in the container-grown plant classes, junior horticulture classes, and junior artistic classes.  The Award of Distinction for artistic design will be given in each show.
  26. An entry’s placement as Best of Show (1st, 2nd,3rd,4th,5th) will not preclude its selection for one or more of the special awards.
  27. EXHIBIT REMOVAL: Monday horticulture cut specimens and artistic design classes cannot be removed until between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Wednesday.  Class 6, all Thursday classes and container-grown plants can be removed between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Sunday.

SPECIAL AWARDS

SWEEPSTAKES AWARD:  A prize of $15.00 will be given to the garden club whose members win the highest number of points in both shows, and $10.00 will be given to the garden club with the second highest points in both shows.  To win, the club must have at least one entry in each horticulture class, one entry in each potted plant class and at least five entries in the artistic design classes.  Points and monetary awards of members who belong to more than one garden club will be divided equally between the clubs.

THE DOYLE AWARD:  A keepsake award will be given to the first place ribbon winner in the novice class.  This award will be given by a representative of the Doyle family.

THE ANNA COLE AWARD:  This award will be given to the exhibitor who earns the highest number of points in the category Potted Plants.  This award will be given by a representative of Willow Garden Club.

MARY ELLEN MILLER EXHIBITOR OF THE YEAR AWARD:  This award will be given to the exhibitor who earns the highest point total in both shows, artistic design and horticulture classes.

AWARD OF DISTINCTION:  This award will be given to the exhibitor of the senior artistic design entry (not necessarily a blue-ribbon winner) judged most distinctive and original.  One award per show.

POINTS

Points will be determined as follows:

Blue Ribbon                                                                         4 points

Red Ribbon                                                                          3 points

Yellow Ribbon                                                                     2 points

White or Green Ribbon (Honorable Mention)               1 point

SCIOTO COUNTY FAIR FLOWER SHOW 2018 

Section I:  Container Grown Plants

Plants must be owned and grown by the exhibitor for at least two months.  The exhibitor must furnish all plant names.  No oil or polish permitted on foliage.  All plant materials must be clean and well groomed, and containers must be scrubbed clean and either watertight or placed in a saucer.  Container-grown plants should be large enough to be good specimens of the variety, but not too large to be handled easily.

Prizes:     1st  $2.00,  2nd  $1.75,    3rd  $1.50,   4th  $1.00

Class

  1. Cacti.  May be multiple stemmed, any variety, named, one plant, pot not to exceed 12”in diameter, plant not to exceed 24”in height.
  2. Succulents.  May be multiple stemmed, any variety, named, one plant, pot not to exceed 12” in diameter, plant not to exceed 24” in height.
  3. Foliage Plant.  One plant per pot.  Any variety other than fern or coleus, named, may be multiple stemmed, pot not to exceed 12” in diameter, plant not to exceed 24” in height.
  4. Blooming houseplant.  Any variety, not an annual, named, container not to exceed 12” in diameter, plant not to exceed 24” in height.
  5. Monday  Dish Garden.  Not to exceed 20”  Cannot trail below bottom of pot.

Must Preregister

Thursday Living Wreath  Not to exceed  20”

Section II Horticulture

Prizes:    1st  $2.00,  2nd  $1.75,  3rd  $1.50,  4th  $1.00

  1. Miniature Rose, named, any variety, one bloom, disbudded, with foliage and thorns attached.
  2. Rose, hybrid tea, named, one bloom, disbudded, with foliage and thorns attached.
    1. White, yellow, yellow blend, orange, orange blend.
    2. Pink, pink blend, apricot blend, mauve, mauve blend.
    3. Red, red blend, orange-red, russet.
  3. Shrub rose.  One spray with foliage and thorns attached, not disbudded
  4. Rose, full blown bloom, named, one bloom, disbudded with foliage and thorns attached.
  5. Flowering Begonia Bowl, one bloom named, stem removed, floating in a clear glass ivy bowl.
  6. Rose, floribunda, polyantha, grandiflora or Old English, named, one stem, not disbudded, with foliage and thorns attached.
  7. Zinnia, Medium size, named, disbudded, with foliage attached, one bloom.
  8. Zinnia, Dahlia flowered, named disbudded, with foliage attached, one bloom.
  9. Zinnia, Small flowered, named, disbudded, with foliage attached, 3 matched blooms.
  10. Zinnia,  Giant Lavender Gem   SPECIAL CLASS,  Disbudded,  with foliage attached,  one bloom.
  11. Marigold, large flowered,named, disbudded, with foliage attached, one bloom.
  12. Sunflower, one bloom, not to exceed 9” in diameter, disbudded, named, foliage attached.
  13. Sunflower, Dwarf Teddy Bear;, one bloom, not to exceed 10”  in diameter, disbudded,  foliage attached.    SPECIAL CLASS
  14. Dahlia, one bloom, any variety or type, named, disbudded with foliage attached.
  15. Gladiolus, named, one spike, disbudded, solid color without markings.
  16. Gladiolus, named, one spike, disbudded, with markings.
  17. Hydrangea, named, any variety, one bloom, foliage attached.
  18. Celosia, plumed, named, one stem may or may not be disbudded, foliage attached.
  19. Celosia, crested, named, one stem, foliage attached.
  20. Coleus, a collection of cut coleus named with three varieties each.  SPECIAL CLASS
  21. Caladium, A collection of cut Caladium leaves,  named with 3 varieties, each in a  separate  container.  Limited space, must pre-register.  SPECIAL CLASS

Section III  Junior Horticulture

  1. Annual Flower. One bloom, any variety, named, not to exceed 8” in diameter, disbudded with foliage attached
  2. Perennial Flower. One bloom, any variety, named, not to exceed 8” in diameter, disbudded with foliage attached.

THE SCIOTO COUNTY FAIR FLOWER SHOW

FLOWER SHOW THEME– CELEBRATIONS

BUILDING SET UP TIME WILL BE SATURDAY,  August 4, 2018, 8:30 am

THE FIRST SHOW OF THE WEEK WILL BE ON MONDAY,  August 6, 2018, MUST BE STAGED BY 11:00 am

THE SECOND SHOW WILL BE ON THURSDAY, August 9, 2018, MUST BE STAGED BY 11:00 am

Special Plants for this Year are    Sunflower:  Dwarf Teddy Bear    Ferry-Morse

Zinnia   Giant, Lavender Gem      Ferry-Morse

{May be purchased at Lowe’s}

CELEBRATIONS

Monday, August 6, 2018

Prizes: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00, 4th ribbon

Section IV Junior Artistic

29. Independence Day OPEN CLASS Designer’s Choice.
Background: Lime Green

Section V Senior Artistic

30. Veteran’s Day A Small Creative Design from 5” to 12” Staged in a 12” white cubicle. (4 of the 8 will be in novice class) {NOVICE CLASS – Entrants must not have won a blue ribbon in artistic design at the Scioto County Fair.}

31. Easter A Miniature Choice Design not to exceed 5” in any direction. Staged on a wooden shelf.

32. New Year’s Day Creative Exhibition Table Type II Background: Soft Pink 32” wide x 48” high

33. St. Patrick’s Day Choice Design All Foliage Background: Yellow 32” wide x 48” high

34. Mardi Gras Creative Stabile Design Background: Chartreuse 26” wide x 42” high

35. Halloween Creative Choice Design Background: Orange 32” wide x 48” high

36. Valentine’s Day Functional Table Setting, staged on a 30” round x 29 ½” tall table Designer must provide table cover.

37. Flag Day Choice Design (SPECIAL CLASS) Designer provides own background. Design not to exceed 36” in width

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Prizes: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00, 4th ribbon

Section VI Junior Artistic

38. Last Day of School OPEN CLASS Choice Design Background: Lime Green

Section VII Senior Artistic

39. Arbor Day A Small Choice Design from 5” – 12” All foliage Staged in a 12” white cubicle.

40. Birthday A Miniature Choice Design not to exceed 5” in any direction. Staged on a wooden shelf.

41. Father’s Day A Creative Exhibition Table Type II Design Background: Soft Pink 32” wide x 48” high

42. Labor Day A Creative Panel Design Background: Yellow 32” wide x 48” high

43. Graduation Day Creative Free Hanging Design Type I Background: Chartreuse 26” wide x 42” high

44. Thanksgiving A Dry Creative Design Background: Orange 32” wide x 48” high

45. Mother’s Day Functional Table Setting, staged on a 30” round x 29 ½” tall table Designer must provide table cover.

46. Christmas A Choice Design (SPECIAL CLASS) Designer provides background Design not to exceed 36” in width.

Section VIII Educational Exhibit

47. Leaf Container How To Make A Concrete Leaf Container  Minford Garden Club – Irmalee Gampp

Section IX Invitational Exhibit

48. Independence Day An exhibition Garden with contributions from members of all Garden Clubs under the guidance of Brenda Wooten and Melanie Karr from Portsmouth Garden Club.