1. Review General Rules.
2. Each exhibitor is limited to 2 entries in classes 2700-2724. Classes 2725 & 2727 exhibitors
may enter 4 to 6 entries.
3. Garden displays (Class 2700) are limited to 4 sq. feet of space. The display consists of five
different fresh vegetables. Canned vegetables are not acceptable. Only one variety of each type
of vegetable may be exhibited. The numbers of vegetables to be exhibited are:
Large vegetables – one each: Watermelon, Squash, Pumpkin, Eggplant, Cabbage, Cantaloupe.
Medium vegetables – five each: Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Beets, Onions, Peppers, Okra, Parsnips,
Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Irish Potatoes, or similar size vegetable.
Small vegetables – twelve each: Green Snap Beans, Lima Beans, Peas, Yellow Wax Beans.
4. Shelled vegetables should not be exhibited.
5. To qualify for the state fair, an exhibit must receive a purple ribbon. Exception: 4-Hers 7-9
years of age may enter the state fair participation activity, "4-H Flower Show, Junior Division".
6. Check the State Fair 4-H Catalog for age requirements and specific 4-H class eligibility.
Classes marked with an * are state fair classes.
7. A 4-H exhibitor earning a purple ribbon on an out-of-season vegetable is eligible to exhibit
another vegetable in its place at the state fair.
8. Flowers and Plants: Except where noted, all entries should be exhibited in disposable
containers. If a non-disposable container is used, the exhibitor is responsible for picking it up at
the 4-H check-out time.
9. Classes 2731, 2732, 2733 and 2734 are limited to live potted plants, no cuts.
10. For information on choosing and preparing exhibits, consult the publication "Exhibiting
fruits and vegetables" (C-405) which is available at the Extension office.
*2700 - Garden Display
*2701 - Tomatoes, plate of 5
*2702 - Cherry Tomatoes, plate of 5
*2703 - Red Potatoes, plate of 5
*2704 - Sweet Potatoes, plate of 5
*2705 - White or Russet Potatoes, plate of 5
*2706 - White Onions, plate of 5
*2707 - Yellow Onions, plate of 5
*2708 - Red Onions, plate of 5
*2709 - Green Snap Beans, plate of 12
*2710 - Yellow Wax Beans, plate of 12
*2711 - Beets, plate of 5
*2712 - Carrots, plate of 5
*2713 - Bell Peppers, plate of 5
*2714 - Other Peppers, not bell-type, plate of 5
*2715 - Turnips, plate of 5
*2716 - Okra, plate of 5
*2717 - Cucumbers, plate of 5
*2718 - Eggplant, (1)
*2719 - Watermelon, (1)
*2720 - Pumpkin (1)
*2721 - Cantaloupe, (1)
*2722 - Summer Squash, (1)
*2723 - Winter Squash, (1)
*2724 - Other Vegetables
Champion and Reserve Champion Garden Displays
Champion and Reserve Champion Tomatoes
Champion and Reserve Champion Potatoes
Champion and Reserve Champion Other Vegetables
Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Vegetables
2735 – Fresh Culinary Herbs (6) Ex. Parsley, basil, dill, etc. Six stems, or a comparable
quantity, of one variety of fresh herbs exhibited in a disposable container of water. Dried herbs
are not accepted.
Champion and Reserve Champion Herbs
Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Herbs
*2725 - Annual Flowers, single stem
2726 - Collection of 3 Annual Flowers of one specimen (Example: 3 petunias, 3 marigolds,
*2727 - Perennial Flowers, single stem
2728 - Collection of 3 Perennial Flowers of one specimen (Example: 3 roses, 3 carnations, etc.)
*2729 - Flower Arrangement, Fresh Flowers (Container will be included in the judging)
*2730 - Flower Arrangement, Dried Plant Material (No fabric or plastic material. Container will
be including in judging)
2731 - Single Potted Foliage Plant (Example: Cactus, foliage, etc. Pot will be included in
judging. No hanging pots.)
2732 - Dish Garden Display (Example: Cactus, foliage, etc. No cuts. Dish will be included in
2733 - Potted Flowering Plants (Example: Mums, azalea, African violet, etc. Pot is included in
2734 - Hanging Basket or Hanging Planter, foliage or flowering (Basket or planters is included
Champion and Reserve Champion Annual Flowers
Champion and Reserve Champion Perennial Flowers
Champion and Reserve Champion Flower Arrangements
Champion and Reserve Champion Live Potted Plants
Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Flowers