Sr. Department No. 6 – Foods


DEPARTMENT NO. 6 – FOODS
Judging: Monday at 10:30 am approximately
Chairman: Peg Snider

Exhibitors must be a resident of Perry County and have a membership or season ticket.  Entries are to be delivered to the Homemaking Building between 12 – 6 pm. on Sunday before the fair.  Entries can be made Thursday 5-7 pm prior to the fair.  Foods such as bread, cakes, pies, cookies and candy may be entered between 8 – 10 am. Exhibitors may enter only one item in each category per class.  In case of a single entry in a category, a 1st place ribbon and 2nd place money will be awarded.  Entries must be the work of the exhibitor and never entered at the Perry County previously.

Premiums: 1st – $3; 2nd – $2; 3rd – $1

Premiums and entries may be picked up Sunday after the fair between 10 – 2 pm ***Note*** Judging standards: overall appearance, color, unity, size, clarity of liquid, fullness or jars, tightness of seal and quality of product.

CLASS 1 – JELLIES, JAMS or BUTTERS 
(2 jars and no paraffin) 

  1. Apple jelly

  2. Blackberry jelly

  3. Cherry jelly

  4. Grape jelly

  5. Peach jelly

  6. Raspberry (black or red) jelly

  7. Strawberry jelly

  8. Other fruit jelly

  9. Other non-fruit jelly

  10. Blackberry jam

  11. Cherry jam

  12. Grape jam

  13. Peach jam

  14. Raspberry (black or red) jam

  15. Strawberry jam

  16. Other fruit jam

  17. Other non-fruit jam

  18. Marmalade

  19. Apple butter

  20. Other Butter

All groups of glasses or jars must be labeled for easy group identification.

CLASS 2 – VEGETABLES
(2 jars)

  1. Beans (green)

  2. Beans (any other)

  3. Beets

  4. Carrots

  5. Corn

  6. Tomato (red)

  7. Tomato (yellow)

  8. Other vegetables

  9. Mixed vegetables

  10. Peas

  11. Potatoes

  12. Sauerkraut

  13. Vegetable soup (no meat)

  14. Chili (no meat)

  15. Tomato soup

  16. Tomato juice

  17. Mixed vegetable juice

  18. BEST OF DISPLAY OF CANNED VEGETABLES (6 varieties, 1 jar each)

CLASS 3 – FRUITS
(2 jars)

  1. Apple

  2. Berry (any type)

  3. Cherry

  4. Peaches

  5. Pears

  6. Other Fruit

  7. Pie Filling (any Fruit)

  8. Mixed fruit

  9. Spiced fruit

  10. Apple juice

  11. Grape juice

  12. Applesauce

  13. Other fruit sauces

CLASS 4 – CONDIMENTS
(2 jars)

  1. Bread and butter pickles

  2. Dill Pickles

  3. Mixed Pickles

  4. Sweet Pickles

  5. Pickle Relish

  6. Green Tomato Relish

  7. Chili Sauce

  8. Ketchup

  9. Salsa

  10. BBQ Sauce

  11. Spaghetti or pizza sauce

  12. Mustard

  13. Other condiments

CLASS 5 – PROTEINS OR MEATS (2 jars)

  1. Beef

  2. Chicken

  3. Venison

  4. Soup with meat (vegetable or other)

  5. Chili with meat

  6. Baked Beans

CLASS 6 – DRIED FOODS (2 pint jars)

  1. Vegetables

  2. Fruits

  3. Herbs

  4. Jerky (use quart jars)

***NOTE*** All baking entries will be judged by the following criteria: flavor, presentation, texture.  No commercial mixes should be used.  After judging, baked goods may be removed leaving sample for display.

CLASS 7 – BAKING

  1. White bread loaf

  2. Whole wheat bread loaf

  3. Sweet bread loaf

  4. Gluten free bread loaf

  5. Yeast rolls (3/plate)

  6. Sweet rolls (3/plate)

  7. Cinnamon rolls (3/plate)

  8. Biscuits (3/plate)

  9. Fruit muffins (3/plate)

  10. Non fruit muffins (3/plate)

  11. Banana bread

  12. Nut bread

  13. Pumpkin bread

  14. Cinnamon bread

  15. Zucchini bread

  16. Misc. yeast breads

  17. Other quick breads

  18. Machine breads

CLASS 8 – CAKES (NO COMMERCIAL MIXES UNLESS INDICATED)

  1. Angel food cake – iced

  2. Angel food cake un-iced

  3. Cupcakes (3/plate)

  4. Devil’s food cake

  5. Sheet cake

  6. Spice cake

  7. White cake

  8. Yellow cake

  9. German chocolate

  10. Red velvet

  11. Carrot cake

  12. Coffee cake

  13. Sugar free cake

  14. Sugar free cupcakes (3/plate)

  15. Gluten free cake

  16. Gluten free cupcakes (3/plate)

  17. Cake roll (any flavor)

  18. Whoopee pies (can use box mix)(3/plate)

  19. Semi homemade cake (box + your own ad ins)

CLASS 9 – DECORATED

Judged on appearance, originally and workmanship.  Decorations must be edible unless stated for that class.  Cake forms can be used in this class.

  1. Traditional icing cake

  2. Fondant icing cake

  3. Cake any type with un-edible decorations

  4. Traditional icing cupcakes (3/plate)

  5. Fondant icing cupcakes (3/plate)

  6. Decorated cookies (3/plate)

  7. Professional bakers only cake any type (advertise if you like, no prize money awarded)

CLASS 10 -PIES

  1. Apple pie

  2. Blackberry

  3. Blueberry pie

  4. Cherry pie

  5. Nut pie

  6. Peach pie

  7. Pumpkin pie

  8. Raspberry (black or red) pie

  9. Raisin pie

  10. Rhubarb pie

  11. Other fruit pie

  12. Mince pie

  13. Non fruit pie

  14. Sugar free pie (any type)

  15. Fruit cobbler (any type)

  16. Berry cobbler (any type)

CLASS 11 – COOKIES
(3 cookies)

  1. Bar (any type)

  2. Brownies

  3. Chocolate chip cookie

  4. Drop cookie

  5. Filled cookie

  6. Pumpkin cookie

  7. Oatmeal cookie

  8. Peanut butter cookie

  9. Sugar cookie

  10. Sugar free cookie

  11. Gluten free cookie

  12. Other drop cookie

  13. No-bake cookie

  14. Snickerdoodle cookie

  15. Raisin/date cookie

  16. Gingersnap cookie

CLASS 12 – SWEET TREATS/CANDY
(3 pieces)

  1. Bon Bons

  2. Caramels

  3. Dipped Chocolates

  4. Divinity

  5. Mints

  6. Fudge – Peanut Butter

  7. Fudge – Chocolate

  8. Turtles

  9. Peanut Brittle

  10. Peanut Clusters

  11. Buckeyes

  12. Potato

  13. Sugar Free candies

  14. Hard Tack (1/2 pint jar) any flavor

  15. Bark (any type)

  16. Cake pops (any type)

  17. Other

  18. Kettle corn (displayed in quart jar)

  19. Caramel corn (displayed in quart jar)

  20. BEST CANDY DISPLAY: 5 DIFFERENT TYPES FROM CLASS 12 ARRANGED ON 1 TRAY

CLASS 13 – NOODLES
(displayed in a quart jar)

  1. Hand made noodles

  2. Machine made noodles

  3. Kluski noodles

  4. Specialty flavor added noodles

CLASS 14 – GUYS CAN BAKE TOO! (Men Only)

Ladies let the guys go at this themselves!

  1. Bread (any type)

  2. Cake (any type)

  3. Cookies (any type)

  4. Sweet treats (any type)