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Special Contests

PILLOW CASE DRESS

Entries will be taken from 7:30 to 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 19, Fabrics, Fibers & Fancy Work Division ,in the Wm. Carpenter 4-H Building. Anyone may enter.  Entrants may enter no more than 3 items.  There are 2 divisions:      junior (15 and under) and senior (16 and up) in each division. If you would like to participate:  we will donate the dresses to Appalachin Mountain Dress Project (not a requirement to enter, you may take your entry home) All entries will be awarded ribbon and premium money.

QUICK BREAD CONTEST

Entries will be taken from 7:30 to 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 19, Foods Division, in the Wm. Carpenter 4-H Building.
Anyone may enter, no limit on number of entries per person. Age divisions will be split depending on participation numbers. .
Entry must be made by participant. A copy of the recipe must be provided, and  a signed release for possible publication.
Judging Criteria:  skill, taste & overall appearance of entry. All entries will be left on display until release time on Saturday July 22rd. Display must presented on a disposable platter/container/plate. All entries will be awarded ribbon and premium money.

TABLE SETTING CONTEST4-H & NEW for OPEN CLASS

    Entries will be taken from 7:30 to 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 19, Foods Division, in the Wm. Carpenter 4-H Building.
  1. 4-H entrants must be enrolled in the Foods & Nutrition project, other 4-H’ers may enter in open class.  Pre-registration by July 5th for the contest is required.  Only one place setting per person is allowed
  2. Each setting will have 24” x 30” . The table area will be marked. Practice at home to be sure you don’t exceed your space. Centerpieces are acceptable if appropriate.
  3. Plan a well-balanced menu that you would prepare. Menu should be appropriate for your skill level. Type or print menu on a 5 x 8 card or paper. Indicate your theme and your name on the card. You will also need to fill out an age appropriate entry card for your display
  4. Label everything with your name. Valuable or sentimental items should not be included in the displays. SCFF not be responsible for broken or lost items.
  5. Complete construction of table setting must be done at fair by the member. Only exhibitors will be allowed in contest area.
  6. Ribbons will be given should they merit. Not eligible for over-all grand prize for Foods and Nutrition.
  7. No alcoholic in the setting or menu. Objectionable themes will be disqualification by choice of superintendents or judge.

PHOTO CONTEST

Entries will be taken from 7:30 to 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 19, 4-H Exhibit Bldg. The theme for the contest may be interpreted many ways; please show Scott County in Action involving annual events, Month by Month and Seasons.The pictures must be taken within the boundaries of Scott County.  Pictures are to be no larger than 4”x6” and no smaller than 3 x 5”. They must be labeled with the   location where they were taken. Entries must be the original work of the exhibitor and must have been taken since the last county fair. Limit 6 entries per person. Contest entries may not be entered in any other class at the fair. Winning entries will be made into a 2018 Scott County Calendar. A photo release will be required from each individual entering the contest. Officials reserve the right to use the winning entries at their discretion.All entries will be awarded ribbon and premium money.For questions, contact Deb Scheuerman.

ZUCCHINI CONTEST

Grow biggest zucchini in Scott County & Win!! (Weight and length will both be considered!) Let em’ grow, grow, grow!!  Entries will be taken from 7:30 to 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 19, in the 4-H Exhibit Building. Anyone may enter, no limit on number of entries per person. Age divisions will be split depending on participation numbers. Prizes will be awarded.  

Round Hay Bale CONTEST

Sponsored by Scott County Farm Bureau Board
A round hay bale will be provided for each participant or group.  Hay bale must be reserved by July 15. Entries will be judged on eye appeal, construction, use of material and creativity.  Bales will be available to decorate beginning Monday July 17.   Decorating must be done by Wed July 19, 10am.  Bales to be undecorated and area cleaned up by Saturday, July 22, 3 pm.   Bales should be decorated with good, clean wholesome nature.  No vulgar or suggestive decorations will be allowed. Decorations should be weather and wind-proof.  They must be checked and maintained daily. No commercial of political party signs of any kind are allowed.

MARKET WHEAT SHOW

Wheat samples will be collected at the Scott County elevators during harvest.  Or individuals may bring a three (5) pound sample to the Scott County Extension Office, by July 5th.  The wheat will be tested for test weight and protein and placed to first, second and third places.  Qualifying entries will also go on to the Kansas State Fair. The wheat samples will be on display during the fair.