Section 15 – Roots & Vegetables

Section 15 – Roots & Vegetables2018-12-04T14:50:05+00:00

Chairpersons: Isabel Risebrough (905-473-9723), Vicki Risebrough (905-473-7400)

Before entering this Section, please refer to the General Rules, Crop And Vegetable Rules. Please note: Exhibits are to be placed in the General Exhibits Building on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 between 12 noon – 8:30 p.m.

* Entry Forms Accepted From Monday, May 28th, 2018 to
Thursday, September 13th, 2018
* No Entries will be accepted after 8:00p.m.
September 13th, 2018 *Will be strictly enforced.*

Prize Money – Classes #1-54:

1st – $7.00; 2nd – $6.00; 3rd – $5.00; 4th – $4.00

  1. Beets – Turnip variety – 5 roots.
  2. Broccoli – 2 heads.
  3. Brussels Sprouts – 1 quart.
  4. Cabbage – white, 2 heads.
  5. Cabbage – savoy, 2 heads.
  6. Cabbage – red, 2 heads.
  7. Carrots – chantenay type, 5 roots, ½” tops on.
  8. Carrots – nantes type, 5 roots, ½” tops on.
  9. Cauliflower – 2 heads.
  10. Citrons – 2.
  11. Corn, sweet, yellow, 5 ears.
  12. Corn, sweet, A.O.V., 5 ears.
  13. Corn – Indian, 5 ear shucks pulled back and tied in a bunch
  14. Cucumbers – ripe, 2
  15. Cucumbers – table variety, 2
  16. Gourds – 8 pieces in a suitable container.
  17. Kohlrabi – 2 – leave tops on
  18. Leeks – 5 roots
  19. Muskmelons – 2
  20. Onions – Yellow Cooking – 10. Tops to be trimmed to within 1” and not to be wrapped
  21. Onions – Spanish – 5. Tops to be trimmed to within 1” and not to be wrapped
  22. Onions – red – 10. Tops to be trimmed to within 1” and not to be wrapped
  23. Onions – A.O.V. – 10. Tops to be trimmed to within 1” and not to be wrapped
  24. Onions – pickling – 1 pint
  25. Parsnips – 3 roots – ½” tops above the crown.
  26. Peppers – red, 5
  27. Peppers – Green, 5
  28. Popcorn – 5 ears – white or yellow, ripe, 2016 or 2017 crop
  29. Popcorn – 5 ears – Any other colour, ripe, 2016 or 2017 crop
  30. Pumpkin – common field
  31. Pumpkin – Carve a Jack-O-Lantern. No artificial materials. To be judged by The President during the Fair.
  32. Pumpkin – Pie, 2
  33. Pumpkin – Big Max.
  34. Radish – any variety, 5 roots.
  35. Squash – Pepper, Green 2.
  36. Squash – Butternut, 2.
  37. Squash – Spaghetti, 2.
  38. Squash – Hubbard, Green 2.
  39. Squash – Hubbard, Blue, 2.
  40. Squash – Hubbard, Orange, 2.
  41. Squash or Pumpkin – clean, largest to be weighed, stem attached.
  42. Sunflower – 2 heads (ripe). Leave 6” stem on.
  43. Tomatoes – 7 – red stems on.
  44. Tomatoes – 7 – yellow stems on.
  45. Tomato – Largest – red – edible – stem on.
  46. Tomato – quart, cherry, stems on.
  47. Any odd shaped vegetable – properly named no potatoes.
  48. Turnips or rutabaga – table – 5 roots.
  49. Vegetable Marrow – 2.
  50. Watermelons – 2.
  51. Watermelons – Largest with 6” stem on or vine attached.
  52. Zucchini – 2 young, under 30cm (12”) long.
  53. Zucchini – 2 mature, over 30cm (12”) long.
  54. Any other vegetable, not listed above, properly named 2 of the same, no potatoes.

Prize Money – Classes #55-56:

1st – $12.00; 2nd – $9.00; 3rd – $7.00; 4th – $6.00

  1. Collection of pickling vegetables, 4 different kinds. 3 of each to be displayed in a suitable container.
  2. 8 Varieties of squash – 1 of each, properly named in a suitable container.

Prize Money – Class #57:

1st – $20.00; 2nd – $18.00; 3rd – $15.00; 4th – $12.00

  1. A form 30” x 30” will be supplied to set up garden vegetables properly named. No artificial material, no potatoes.

Awards:
Markham Fair Rosette

  • Pumpkin – Carved Jack-O-Lantern (# 31).
  • Heaviest Squash or Pumpkin (# 41).
  • Garden Vegetables (# 57).
  • Largest Tomato (# 45).
  • Best carved Jack-O-Lantern (# 31).

Special Prize – Heaviest Squash or Pumpkin (# 41).

Special Prize – Largest Watermelon (# 51).

2 Comments

  1. M. Roy September 11, 2012 at 8:15 pm - Reply

    Do we need to enter 2 zucchini or can it just be one.

    • Anonymous September 11, 2012 at 10:52 pm - Reply

      Thanks M.Roy, 2 zucchini are needed in class 52 and 53. See you at the fair.

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