2019

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: All Garden Clubs

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

2019 SCIOTO COUNTY FAIR FLOWER SHOW RULES AND REGULATIONS

2019 Fair Dates:  August 5-10,   Flower Shows: August 5 and 8

  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 – 34 and 41 – 43, 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 35 and 44 will be horizontal.   Class 37 and 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

CELEBRATIONS

Monday,  August 6,  2018 

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

Section IV  Junior Artistic

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

Section V  Senior Artistic

  1. 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 ribbonin artistic design at the Scioto County Fair.} (Special Class)

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  1. 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

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

Section VII  Senior Artistic

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Section VIII  Educational Exhibit

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

Section IX  Invitational Exhibit

  1. 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.