Washington County Fair

 
Home Arts

Judging Saturday, 7:30 a.m., Home Arts Building

Pre-entries will be taken in this department.  Articles must be brought to the Home Arts building from 2:00 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday and Thursday before the fair. EXCEPTIONS…Baked Goods…can be brought in on Friday between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm.  All entries in this department must be in the Home Arts building by 8:00 pm Thursday.  Judging will take place Saturday morning.  The decisions of the judges are final.

  • All exhibitors, 18 and over, must purchase a current membership or season ticket.  The fair ticket will serve as the exhibitor’s entry number.
  • Each article must be new and clean, as cleanliness will be considered in awarding of premiums.  No Purchased articles may compete in this department.
  • Articles exhibited must have been made by the exhibitor within the past two years.
  • All exhibitors will complete their own entry ticket, attach that ticket to their articles and place it in the designated location in the Home Arts Building.
  • The Home Arts Department is limited to Washington County Residents and adjoining counties in Ohio and West Virginia.  Junior Fair Division is for Washington County residents only.

    In all categories, there are three divisions:
    PROFESSIONAL - (limited to a total of 10 entries)
    NON-PROFESSIONAL (does not sell on a regular basis or teach on a paying basis)
    JUNIOR
    (under age 18) all articles must be made by Junior and each entry (up to 5 entries) will receive a $1.00 award.  You are allowed to enter as many items as you wish but there will be a limit of $5.00 awarded.  Placing ribbons of 1 -3 will be awarded in each classification with no premiums
     
  • The exhibitors fair ticket will serve as his/her claim check and must be shown to retrieve articles at Fair closing Tuesday, after 8:00 pm.  All articles must be removed from the Home Arts Building by 10:00 pm.  Articles left unclaimed will be left at the exhibitor’s risk.
  • The Fair Board does not guarantee the safety of any article left for exhibition, but will take every precaution to ensure the safety of the exhibit to the best of their ability.  (No Exhibitor in any of the three divisions may receive more than two prizes or premiums within a class)
  • No articles can be sold or advertised while on display at the fair.
  • A single entry (no competition) may not necessarily receive the first award.  This remains the decision of the judges.

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RUGS
  1st 2nd 3rd
1 Loom Woven 3.00 2.00 1.00
2 Braided 3.00 2.00 1.00
3 Crochet 3.00 2.00 1.00
4 Hooked 3.00 2.00 1.00
5 Knitted 3.00 2.00 1.00
6 Latch Hook 3.00 2.00 1.00
7 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       
CROCHET
8 Table Runner 3.00 2.00 1.00
9 Afghan 3.00 2.00 1.00
10 Doily 3.00 2.00 1.00
11 Pillowcase w/crochet trim 3.00 2.00 1.00
12 Pillow/Cushion 3.00 2.00 1.00
13 Sweater 3.00 2.00 1.00
14 Tablecloth 3.00 2.00 1.00
15 Toys and Dolls 3.00 2.00 1.00
16 Bedspread 3.00 2.00 1.00
17 Baby Item 3.00 2.00 1.00
18 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
 

KNITTING

19 Hat, Gloves, Mittens 3.00 2.00 1.00
20 Pillows/Cushions 3.00 2.00 1.00
21 Shawl, Cape, Poncho, Vest 3.00 2.00 1.00
22 Adult/Child Clothing 3.00 2.00 1.00
23 Baby Item 3.00 2.00 1.00
24 Afghan 3.00 2.00 1.00
25 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

EMBROIDERY

26 Doily 3.00 2.00 1.00
27 Pillowcase 3.00 2.00 1.00
28 Dresser Scarf   3.00 2.00 1.00
29 Tablecloth 3.00 2.00 1.00
30 Sweatshirt 3.00 2.00 1.00
31 Picture- 8x10 & over (incl. frame) 3.00 2.00 1.00
32 Picture- 8x10 & under (incl. frame) 3.00 2.00 1.00
33 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

NEEDLEPOINT & CREWEL

34 Pillow/Cushion 3.00 2.00 1.00
35 Small Furniture Covering 3.00 2.00 1.00
36 Picture- 8x10 & over (Incl. Frame) 3.00 2.00 1.00
37 Picture- 8x10 & under ((Incl. Frame) 3.00 2.00 1.00
38 Candlewicking 3.00 2.00 1.00
39 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

COUNTED CROSS STITCH

40 Pillow/Cushion 3.00 2.00 1.00
41 Counted mini-cross stitch             3.00 2.00 1.00
42 Picture- 8x10 & over (Incl. Frame) 3.00 2.00 1.00
43 Picture- 8x10 & under (Incl. Frame) 3.00 2.00 1.00
44 Samplers under 9 x 12  3.00 2.00 1.00
45 Samplers over 9 x 12 3.00 2.00 1.00
46 Open (not pictures) 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

MACHINE SEWING

47 Infant Wear 3.00 2.00 1.00
48 Children Wear-Girl/Dress Up       3.00 2.00 1.00
49 Children Wear-Girl/Casual 3.00 2.00 1.00
50 Children Wear-Boy/Dress Up 3.00 2.00 1.00
51 Children Wear-Boy/Casual 3.00 2.00 1.00
52 Men/Casual Wear 3.00 2.00 1.00
53 Men/Dress Up 3.00 2.00 1.00
54 Women/Casual Wear 3.00 2.00 1.00
55 Women/Dress Up 3.00 2.00 1.00
56 Vest, Jacket & Poncho 3.00 2.00 1.00
57 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

QUILTS

58 Cross Stitch 3.00 2.00 1.00
59 Liquid Embroidery 3.00 2.00 1.00
60 Embroidery 3.00 2.00 1.00
61 Appliqué - machine 3.00 2.00 1.00
62 Appliqué – hand 3.00 2.00 1.00
63 Pieced 3.00 2.00 1.00
64 Patchwork 3.00 2.00 1.00
65 Tied  3.00 2.00 1.00
66 Original Hand 3.00 2.00 1.00
67 Original Machine Stitched 3.00 2.00 1.00
68 Lap Quilt 3.00 2.00 1.00
69 Baby Bed Size 3.00 2.00 1.00
70 Rag 3.00 2.00 1.00
71 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

WALL HANGINGS

72 Original Hand 3.00 2.00 1.00
73 Original Machine Stitched 3.00 2.00 1.00
74 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

CRAFTS

75 Jewelry 3.00 2.00 1.00
76 Stained Glass 3.00 2.00 1.00
77 Beadwork – Glass 3.00 2.00 1.00
78 Beadwork – Plastic 3.00 2.00 1.00
79 Leather work 3.00 2.00 1.00
80 Corn Husk Art 3.00 2.00 1.00
81 Dough Art 3.00 2.00 1.00
82 Etchings/marble 3.00 2.00 1.00
83 Etchings/Glass 3.00 2.00 1.00
84 Doll Making 3.00 2.00 1.00
85 Stuffed Animals 3.00 2.00 1.00
86 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

WREATHS

87 Grape Vine 3.00 2.00 1.00
88 Fabric 3.00 2.00 1.00
89 Straw 3.00 2.00 1.00
90 Macramé 3.00 2.00 1.00
91 Quilted 3.00 2.00 1.00
92 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

WOODCRAFTS

93 Toys 3.00 2.00 1.00
94 Musical Instruments 3.00 2.00 1.00
95 Woodworking/Small Items 3.00 2.00 1.00
96 Woodworking/Large Items 3.00 2.00 1.00
97 Woodworking/Furniture 3.00 2.00 1.00
98 Woodburning  3.00 2.00 1.00
99 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

HERITAGE SKILL

100 Dyeing 3.00 2.00 1.00
101 Leather Craft 3.00 2.00 1.00
102 Woodworking w/o modern tools 3.00 2.00 1.00
103 Tatting 3.00 2.00 1.00
104 Scrims 3.00 2.00 1.00
105 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

CERAMICS & POTTERY

106 Stained – Small 3.00 2.00 1.00
107 Stained – Large 3.00 2.00 1.00
108 Glazed – Small 3.00 2.00 1.00
109 Glazed – Large 3.00 2.00 1.00
110 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

SCULPTURE

111 Any Media 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

MISCELLANEOUS

112 Sweatshirt/Decorative 3.00 2.00 1.00
113 Candle making 3.00 2.00 1.00
114 Plastic Canvas 3.00 2.00 1.00
115 Wool Spinning 3.00 2.00 1.00
116 Smocking 3.00 2.00 1.00
117 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

MACRAME

118 Chairs 3.00 2.00 1.00
119 Plant Hangings 3.00 2.00 1.00
120 Wall Hangings 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

BASKETS

121 Decorative/Large 3.00 2.00 1.00
122 Decorative/Small 3.00 2.00 1.00
123 Small Basket (opening under 6”) 3.00 2.00 1.00
124 Large Basket (opening over 6”) 3.00 2.00 1.00
125 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

WEAVING

126 Caning-Chair, Stool, etc 3.00 2.00 1.00
127 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

DRIED FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS

128 Press Flower Art/Large 3.00 2.00 1.00
129 Press Flower Art/Small 3.00 2.00 1.00
130 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

PAINTING

131 Drawing 3.00 2.00 1.00
132 Sketches 3.00 2.00 1.00
133 Watercolor 3.00 2.00 1.00
134 Oil 3.00 2.00 1.00
135 Acrylic 3.00 2.00 1.00
136 Pastels 3.00 2.00 1.00
137 Charcoal 3.00 2.00 1.00
138 Stenciling 3.00 2.00 1.00
139 Fabric Painting 3.00 2.00 1.00
140 China Painting 3.00 2.00 1.00
141 Tole Painting/Large Item 3.00 2.00 1.00
142 Tole Painting/Small Item 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

PHOTOGRAPHY – COLOR
Size of Photo - Do Not Frame
Picture is to be in a non-glare sheet protector
Definitions to help with picture placement: 
Portrait:  Posed Figure; Action:  Figure in Movement

143 Portrait or Figure 5 x 7 and under 3.00 2.00 1.00
144 Portrait of Figure over 5 x 7 3.00 2.00 1.00
145 Animal – 5 x 7 and under 3.00 2.00 1.00
146 Animal – over 5 x 7 3.00 2.00 1.00
147 Nature/Landscape – 5 x 7 and under 3.00 2.00 1.00
148 Nature/Landscape – over 5 x 7 3.00 2.00 1.00
149 Action – 5 x 7 and under 3.00 2.00 1.00
150 Action – over 5 x 7 3.00 2.00 1.00
151 Flowers – 5 x 7 and under 3.00 2.00 1.00
152 Flowers – under 5 x 7  3.00 2.00 1.00
153 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

PHOTOGRAPHY – BLACK & WHITE
Size of Photo – Do Not Frame
Picture is to be in a non-glare sheet protector
Definitions to help with picture placement: 
Portrait: Posed Figure; Action: Figure in Movement

154 Portrait or Figure 5 x 7 and under 3.00 2.00 1.00
155 Portrait or Figure under 5 x 7     3.00 2.00 1.00
156 Animal – 5 x 7 and under 3.00 2.00 1.00
157 Animal – over 5 x 7 3.00 2.00 1.00
158 Nature/Landscape – 5 x 7 & under 3.00 2.00 1.00
159 Nature/Landscape – over 5 x 7 3.00 2.00 1.00
160 Action – 5 x 7 & under 3.00 2.00 1.00
161 Action – over 5 x 7 3.00 2.00 1.00
162 Flowers – 5 x 7 & Under 3.00 2.00 1.00
163 Flowers – over 5 x 7 3.00 2.00 1.00
164 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

SCRAPBOOKING
One single page or One double page layout per class in protective sleeve, not to exceed 12 x 12 inches per page.

165 Christmas 3.00 2.00 1.00
166 Halloween 3.00 2.00 1.00
167 Thanksgiving 3.00 2.00 1.00
168 Any other Holiday 3.00 2.00 1.00
169 Birthday 3.00 2.00 1.00
170 Wedding 3.00 2.00 1.00
171 Baby 3.00 2.00 1.00
172 Vacation 3.00 2.00 1.00
173 School Days 3.00 2.00 1.00
174 Pets 3.00 2.00 1.00
175 Heritage 3.00 2.00 1.00
176 Open (Page not listed) 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

CANNED GOODS

Pint or quart jar (1/2 pint jar for jelly and jams) must have lid but does not need to be decorative.  Canned goods should be raised and processed in the year in which displayed.  Only standard jars for canning should be used for display.  Foods processed or commercial jelly jars are immediately disqualified.  No jar should be displayed unless it is properly sealed.  Scores as to general appearance, arrangement, amount in jar, label uniformity and color of contents, cleanliness and color of liquid.

177 Fruits 3.00 2.00 1.00
178 Fruit Juice 3.00 2.00 1.00
179 Vegetables 3.00 2.00 1.00
180 Vegetable Juice 3.00 2.00 1.00
181 James, Jellies, Preserves & Butters 3.00 2.00 1.00
182 Cucumber Pickles 3.00 2.00 1.00
183 Other Pickled Fruits/Vegetables 3.00 2.00 1.00
184 Meats 3.00 2.00 1.00
185 Meat Sauces 3.00 2.00 1.00
186 Meatless Sauces 3.00 2.00 1.00
187 Catsup 3.00 2.00 1.00
188 Relish 3.00 2.00 1.00
189 Horseradish 3.00 2.00 1.00
190 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

BREADS
Baked Goods will score on general appearance, lightness, texture & flavor.

191 Yeast Bread 3.00 2.00 1.00
192 Quick Bread 3.00 2.00 1.00
193 Muffins/Rolls 3.00 2.00 1.00
194 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

CAKES
Judged on appearance, originality and workmanship. 
All decorations used must be edible (except doll on wedding cakes)

195 Birthday 3.00 2.00 1.00
196 Holiday 3.00 2.00 1.00
197 Wedding 3.00 2.00 1.00
198 Novelty 3.00 2.00 1.00
199 Two layered Cake 3.00 2.00 1.00
200 Non-decorated / not iced 3.00 2.00 1.00
201 Loaf Cake 3.00 2.00 1.00
202 Cupcakes 3.00 2.00 1.00
203 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

PIES
Scored as to general appearance, tenderness, flakiness and flavor of the crust.  The flavor and consistency are also considered.  Due to the fact that this entry is perishable, following judging, pies will be disposed of in accordance with the discretion of the committee in charge.

204 One Crust 3.00 2.00 1.00
205 Two Crust     3.00 2.00 1.00
206 Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

COOKIES
To be displayed on plates, six to a plate

207 Sugar Cookies 3.00 2.00 1.00
208 Chocolate Chip 3.00 2.00 1.00
209 Oatmeal Cookies 3.00 2.00 1.00
210 Peanut Butter Cookies 3.00 2.00 1.00
211 Brownies 3.00 2.00 1.00
212 Any Bar Cookie 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

CANDIES
To be displayed on plates, six to a plate

213 All kinds/Open 3.00 2.00 1.00
       

DRIED FOODS

214 Fruits 3.00 2.00 1.00
215 Vegetables    3.00 2.00 1.00
216 Herbs 3.00 2.00 1.00
217 Meats 3.00 2.00 1.00
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