HARDEE COUNTY 2017
Fine Arts and
Breads – Quick, Yeast, Muffins
Bed size Hand Stitched
Bed size Machine
Thing (still life, close-up studies,
People (one or more person[s] engaged in
some sort of activity, non-portrait)
Portrait (single or group depicting
(architectural, landscapes, seascapes, sunsets)
Pre-K - 2nd
is open to anyone living in Hardee County (including part-time residents) or
working full-time in Hardee County.
- All exhibits should be brought to the exhibit hall
between 10 AM and 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 11, 2017. No
late entries will be accepted or displayed.
- All exhibits will be required to remain on display
until Sunday, February 26th. Exhibits
must be picked up 1:00 to 3:00 PM on
Sunday. Early removal of entry will result is forfeiture of
any premium earned. The Hardee County
Fair will not be responsible for items left beyond that point.
entry must be labeled with the name, address and phone number of the person who
entries must be clean, in good condition and not previously entered.
canned products must be in
standard canning jars (half-pint, pint or quart). Two jars must be entered of each variety
(one for looks and display, the second for tasting [qt., pt., ½ pt. or ¼ pt.]).
Jars must be clean and no rust apparent on rings or lids. Jerky should be in plastic bag and also have
two amounts, one for tasting and one for display. Judging will be based on: taste, texture, and
- Bread categories must consist of
four muffins or one loaf on a plate and covered with clear plastic wrap. Two should be brought in – one for display
and one for tasting. Judging
will be based on: taste, texture, and appearance.
- Pies and Cakes must be on a
plate, covered with clear plastic wrap and should be accompanied by an attached
3x5 recipe card (Only one cake or pie is required). Honey must be in standard
canning jars (half-pint, pint or quart).
Two jars must be entered of each variety (one for looks and display,
the second for tasting [qt., pt., ½ pt. or ¼ pt.]). Jars must be clean
and no rust apparent on rings or lids. Judging will be on, clarity, taste, and
color.Cupcakes, Cookies and Candy must be on a plate with at least
4-6 pieces, covered with clear plastic wrap and should be accompanied by an
attached 3x5 recipe card. Two should be brought in – one for
display and one for tasting. Judging will be based on: taste, appearance and texture.
must be an 8x10 print matted on heavy black material. Borders should allow for display and be no
larger than 11x14. Only one entry per subcategory will be accepted (6 subcategories).
- Paintings must be
original work, not reprints. They may be
framed or unframed and mounted on stretcher frames with hanging wire securely fastened on back.
- Art must be matted on heavy
black material. Borders should allow for
display. No more than 3 entries per person will be accepted.
should be non-professional artists residing full or part-time in Hardee County or
working fulltime in Hardee County. Judging:Judging will be by qualified out
of county judges and decisions of the judges are final. Entries will be judged
with a first, second and third place awarded in each category. Honorable mentions will be awarded if judges
see fit. Best of Show will be awarded in
each category and age group if deemed appropriate by the judges. Judging will be done prior to the opening of
the fair.Premiums:Premiums will be awarded as
follows: Best of Show-$15, Blue-$10, Red-$7.50, White-$5 and Honorable
Mention-$2.50. Contact Information: Ray Gill - 863 773 3553 firstname.lastname@example.org