Open Class - Division 500 - Agriculture

General Entry Rules & Regulations

 

  • 1. All exhibits must be the bona fide property and/or creation of the exhibitor. All Horticulture and Agriculture exhibits must have been grown by the exhibitor, unless specifically stated otherwise.
  • 2. The Fair Board reserves the right to decline any entry not of show quality. The Fair Board also reserves the right to cancel any event, contest or judging without notice at any time prior to the actual holding thereof without liability except for the return of any entry fee.
  • 3. The decision of the judges shall be final in all cases. Exhibits are judged by the numerical system, i.e., 1st, 2nd, 3rd. The judge has the privilege of not giving a 1st place award if it is felt the top exhibit does not warrant it.
  • 4. No exhibitor shall attempt to interfere with the judging in any manner. Any such attempt will result in the forfeiture of any and all awards.
  • 5. Entries must be made in strict compliance with the classes designated in the premium list. The Superintendent of the section will have the discretion to add or delete any class during the conduct of the Fair.
  • 6. Entry tags and sheets will be provided.
  • 7. Premium Awards will be presented to the exhibitor as soon as possible after the closing of the Fair.
  • 8. Fair officials endeavor to protect exhibits but will not be held responsible for loss or damage. The Fair does not carry insurance on exhibits. Valuable exhibits should be insured by the exhibitor.
  • 9. Entries are open to any resident of Maryland or the District of Columbia, unless specified otherwise. 

Entries will be received at the following time: Tuesday, September 6, Noon-700PM

Judging will take place Wednesday, September 7.

Retrieve ALL exhibits Sunday, September 11, 500PM-700PM

Additional information may be obtained by contacting:
Prince George's County Fair P.O. Box 1010 Upper Marlboro, MD 20773
 

  • 1. Home Gardening open to all amateur growers and gardeners.
  • 2. An exhibitor, adult or child, may enter only (1) one entry in each class. However, you may enter as many classes as you wish.
  • 3. All fruits and vegetables must have been grown by the exhibitor. Any exhibitor entering any purchased item will forfeit all ribbons and premiums.
  • 4. General Standards: Exhibits must be clean, ripe, free from disease, damage or blemishes and very uniform in shape, size, color and maturity.
  • 5. Any vegetable or fruit that becomes overripe will be removed from the exhibit area. Please do not bring overripe items to be exhibited.
  • 6. All entries will be accepted regardless of the number of items needed. Exhibit entries on Styrofoam plates. In the case of dried beans, etc., a pint jar may be used. You must identify each entry. Example: pumpkin (pie, stock, etc.)

  • Please call us if you have any questions. If you would like to receive entry sheets and tags prior to the check-in time, email Doris Harris at info@countyfair.org

  • The judges reserve the right to not award a first place.

Section 501 : Home Gardening - Eggs

Class Section 501: Home Gardening - Eggs 1st 2nd 3rd
50101 Eggs, Chicken, White (1 doz.) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50102 Eggs, Chicken, Brown (1 doz.) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50103 Eggs, Duck (1/2 doz.) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50190 Eggs, Other Fowl (1/2 doz.) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 502: Home Gardening - Fruits

Class Section 502: Home Gardening - Fruits 1st 2nd 3rd
50201 Apples, Gold w/stems (4) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50202 Apples, Golden Delish. w/stems (4) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50203 Apples, Green w/stems (4) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50204 Apples, Grimes w/stems (4) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50205 Apples, Red w/stems (4) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50206 Apples, Other w/stems (4) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50207 Berries, Blackberries (1 pt.) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50208 Berries, Raspberries (1 pt.) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50209 Cantaloupe (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50210 Figs (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50211 Grapes, Green/White (1 bunch) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50212 Grapes, Purple (1 bunch) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50213 Grapes, Red (1 bunch) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50214 Peaches (4) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50215 Pears (4) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50216 Plums (6) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50217 Pumpkin, Jack-Be-Little (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50218 Pumpkin, White Jack-Be-Little (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50219 Pumpkin, Jack-O-Lantern (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50220 Pumpkin, Lumina (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50221 Pumpkin, Pie (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50222 Pumpkin, Other (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50223 Watermelon, Long (1) $ $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50224 Watermelon, Round (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50225 Watermelon, Sugar Baby (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50290 Other Fruit (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 503: Home Gardening - Gourds

Class Section 503: Home Gardening - Gourds 1st 2nd 3rd
50301 Gourds, Baseball Bat (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50302 Gourds, Birdhouse (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50303 Gourds, Ornamental mixed (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50304 Gourds, Ornamental same (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50390 Gourds, Other Large (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 504: Home Gardening - Nuts

Class Section 504: Home Gardening - Nuts 1st 2nd 3rd
50401 Nuts, Black Walnuts (12) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50402 Nuts, Chestnuts (6) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50403 Nuts, Filberts (12) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50404 Nuts, Peanuts (12) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50405 Nuts, Pecans (12) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50406 Nuts, Walnuts (12) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
50490 Nuts, Other (12) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 511: Vegetables - Beans

Class Section 511: Vegetables - Beans 1st 2nd 3rd
51101 Beans, Black Eyed Peas fresh (10) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51102 Beans, green, flat pod (10) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51103 Beans, green, round pod (10) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51104 Beans, lima (10) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51105 Beans, lima dried shell (1 pt.) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51106 Beans, slender wax (10) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51190 Beans, other (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 512: Vegetables - Peppers

Class Section 512: Vegetables - Peppers 1st 2nd 3rd
51201 Peppers, Banana (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51202 Peppers, Cayenne (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51203 Peppers, Cherry (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51204 Peppers, Chili (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51205 Peppers, Habanero (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51206 Peppers, Jalapeno (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51207 Peppers, Jumbo (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51208 Peppers, Orange (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51209 Peppers, Other Hot (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51210 Peppers, Purple (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51211 Peppers, Sweet Green (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51212 Peppers, Sweet Red (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51213 Peppers, Sweet Yellow (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51290 Peppers, Other (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 513:  Vegetables - Squash

Class Section 513: Vegetables - Squash 1st 2nd 3rd
51301 Squash, Blue Hubbard (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51302 Squash, Butternut (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51303 Squash, Crook-necked (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51304 Squash, Hybrids (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51305 Squash, Scalloped (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51306 Squash, Straight-necked (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51307 Squash, Tabitoa (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51308 Squash, Yellow straight neck (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51309 Squash, Zucchini, yellow (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51390 Squash, Other Summer (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51391 Squash, Other Winter (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 514: Vegetables - Tomatoes

Class Section 514: Vegetables - Tomatoes 1st 2nd 3rd
51401 Tomatoes, Big Beefsteak (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51402 Tomatoes, Cherry (10) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51403 Tomatoes, Green (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51404 Tomatoes, Light Bulb (10) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51405 Tomatoes, Long Keepers (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51406 Tomatoes, Paste (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51407 Tomatoes, Pear Red (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51408 Tomatoes, Pear Yellow (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51409 Tomatoes, Plum Cherry (10) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51410 Tomatoes, Slicing/Table (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51411 Tomatoes, Sweeties Grape (10) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51412 Tomatoes, Yellow (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51490 Tomatoes, Other (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 515: Vegetables - All Others

Class Section 515: Vegetables - All Others 1st 2nd 3rd
51501 Beets, trim tops (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51502 Cabbage (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51503 Cabbage, Red (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51504 Cabbage, Savoy (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51505 Carrots, little finger (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51506 Carrots, long trimmed (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51507 Collards, leaves in water (20) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51508 Corn, Ornamental (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51509 Corn, pop (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51510 Corn, Sweet White (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51511 Corn, Sweet Yellow (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51512 Cucumbers, Gherkins (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51513 Cucumbers, Picklers (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51514 Cucumbers, Slicing (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51515 Eggplants, Purple (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51516 Eggplants, Purple - Long (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51517 Eggplants, White (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51518 Eggplants, White - Long (3) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51519 Garlic (6) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51520 Kale, leaves in water (20) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51521 Okra (10) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51522 Onions, Pearl (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51523 Onions, White (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51524 Onions, Yellow (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51525 Parsnips (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51526 Potatoes, Gold (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51527 Potatoes, Red (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51528 Potatoes, White (5) $5.00 $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51529 Sweet Potatoes (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51530 Swiss Chard (1 bunch in water) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51531 Tomatillos (10) (Remove Husks) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51532 Turnips, Tops Trimmed (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51533 Yams (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51590 Other Large Vegetable (not listed above) (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51591 Other Small Vegetable (not listed above) (5) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
51592 Vegetable Oddities (1) No man-made alterations/decorations $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 521: Basket Creation or Display

Class Section 521: Basket Creation or Display 1st 2nd 3rd
52101 Decorated Jack-O-Lantern, with painted face $10.00 $7.00 $5.00
52102 Fruit Basket (Fruit only) $10.00 $7.00 $5.00
52103 Gourd Creation or Display $10.00 $7.00 $5.00
52104 Salsa Creation $10.00 $7.00 $5.00
52105 Vegetable & Fruit Basket Combined $10.00 $7.00 $5.00
52106 Vegetable Basket (Vegetables only) $10.00 $7.00 $5.00


Section 531: Sunflowers

Class Section 531: Sunflowers 1st 2nd 3rd
53101 Sunflowers, seed head clean (1) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 541: Field Crops - Corn (10 ears)

Class Section 541: Field Crops - Corn (10 ears) 1st 2nd 3rd
54101 White $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54102 Yellow $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54103 Organic $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 542: Field Crops - Seeds & Grains

Class Section 542: Field Crops - Seeds & Grains 1st 2nd 3rd
54201 Barley $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54202 Corn, White $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54203 Corn, Yellow $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54204 Oats $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54205 Rye $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54206 Soybeans $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54207 Sorghum $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54208 Sunflower $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54209 Wheat $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 543: Field Crops - Seeds/Grains on Stalk

Class Section 543: Field Crops - Seeds/Grains on Stalk 1st 2nd 3rd
54301 Barley $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54302 Oats $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54303 Rye $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54304 Soybeans $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54305 Wheat $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 544: Field Crops - Hay

Class Section 544: Field Crops - Hay 1st 2nd 3rd
54401 Alfalfa $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54402 Clover $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54403 Lespedeza $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54404 Mixed $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54405 Soybeans $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54406 Timothy $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 545: Field Crops - Straw

Class Section 545: Field Crops - Straw 1st 2nd 3rd
54501 Oats $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54502 Rye $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54503 Mixed $5.00 $4.00 $2.00
54504 Wheat $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 546: Field Crops - Corn Stalks

Class Section 546: Field Crops - Corn Stalks 1st 2nd 3rd
54601 Corn stalks (Bundles of 12 or more) $5.00 $4.00 $2.00


Section 551: Largest Produce

Class Section 551: Largest Produce 1st 2nd 3rd
55101 "The Great Pumpkin" * Largest by weight and/or size. $15.00 $10.00 $5.00
55102 "What a Watermelon" * Largest by weight and/or size. $15.00 $10.00 $5.00
55103 "Tremendous Tomato" Largest by weight and/or size. $15.00 $10.00 $5.00
55104 "Sunsational Sunflower" Largest by bloom diameter. $15.00 $10.00 $5.00

* A weight slip from an authorized weight station (e.g. R&D Cross/Southern States) is required with your pumpkin or watermelon entry.



Section 561: Organic Gardening

Class Section 561: Organic Gardening 1st 2nd 3rd
56101 Organic Fruits $6.00 $5.00 $4.00
56102 Organic Beans $6.00 $5.00 $4.00
56103 Organic Peppers $6.00 $5.00 $4.00
56104 Organic Squash $6.00 $5.00 $4.00
56105 Organic Tomatoes $6.00 $5.00 $4.00
56106 Organic - Small Vegetables $6.00 $5.00 $4.00
56107 Organic - Large Vegetables $6.00 $5.00 $4.00



Section 571: Tobacco - Hand

Class Section 571: Tobacco - Hand 1st 2nd 3rd
57101 Hand of 2014 Tobacco $25.00 $20.00 $15.00



Section 572: Tobacco - Stick

Class Section 572: Tobacco - Stick 1st 2nd 3rd
57201 Stick of 2015 Tobacco $6.00 $5.00 $4.00