Open Class - Division 400 - Flower Show

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. 

 

Division 400 - Horticulture

Entries will be received at the following times: Tuesday, September 5, 300PM-700PM.

 

(NOTE NEW ENTRY DAYS AND TIMES)

Judging will take place Wednesday, September 6.

Retrieve ALL exhibits Sunday, September 10, 500PM-600PM.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting:

Prince George's County Fair P.O. Box 1010 Upper Marlboro, MD 20773 (301) 442-7393

 

  • 1. All cut entries must have been grown by the exhibitor and should be of the best quality.
  • 2. Bottles for cut specimens up to 1/2" in stem diameter will be provided by the Committee.
  • 3. Container-grown plants must have been in the possession of the exhibitor for not less than three months.
  • 4. ONLY ONE (1) entry per class may be made by an exhibitor, regardless of different cultivar. Exception - Class 40111, 40112 &43110 you may enter TWO (2) entries. Only 14 entries per exhibitor.
  • 5. The size of containers for all potted plants is limited to a maximum of 12" in any direction.
  • 6. Plants on the Protected List of the National Capital Federation or the Maryland Federation of Garden Clubs may not be used except in educational conservation exhibits.
  • 7. The Flower Show is open to all amateur growers and arrangers.
  • 8. All cut plant material must be pre-hardened so quality can be maintained throughout the show.
  • 9. Unless otherwise designated, only one plant per pot.
  • The judges reserve the right to not award a first place.

Section 401: Cut Flowers and Foliage



Class Section 401: Cut Flowers and Foliage 1st 2nd 3rd
40101 Chrysanthemum $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40102 Dahlia, Over 4" $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40103 Dahlia, Under 4" $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40105 Cockscomb (Celosia) $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40106 Zinnia $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40107 Marigold (Tagetes; Large) $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40108 Marigold (Tagetes; Small, one spray) $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40109 Roses $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40110 Sedum $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40111 Any other annual $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40112 Any other perennial $4.00 $3.00 $2.00


Section 411: Herbs

Class Section 411: Herbs 1st 2nd 3rd
41101 Herbs cut in water, single specimen $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
41102 Herbs cut in water, three varieties $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
41103 Herbs potted (single plant) $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
41104 Herbs potted (two or more varieties) $4.00 $3.00 $2.00


Section 421: Potted Plants

Class Section 421: Potted Plants 1st 2nd 3rd
42101 African Violets $6.00 $4.00 $2.00
42102 Cacti and Succulents $6.00 $4.00 $2.00
42103 Foliage Plants (one variety per pot) $6.00 $4.00 $2.00
42104 Foliage Plants (different varieties per pot) $6.00 $4.00 $2.00
42105 Flowering Plants (one variety per pot) $6.00 $4.00 $2.00
42106 Flowering Plants (different varieties per pot) $6.00 $4.00 $2.00
42107 Water-grown plants $6.00 $4.00 $2.00


Class Section 431: Shrubs and Trees 1st 2nd 3rd
43101 Aucuba $3.00 $2.00 $1.00
43102 Broad Leaf Evergreen, any variety $3.00 $2.00 $1.00
43103 Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) $3.00 $2.00 $1.00
43104 Crepe Myrtle $3.00 $2.00 $1.00
43105 Holly (Ilex) $3.00 $2.00 $1.00
43106 Hydrangea $3.00 $2.00 $1.00
43107 Needle Evergreen, any variety $3.00 $2.00 $1.00
43108 Pyracantha, berried $3.00 $2.00 $1.00
43109 Viburnum $3.00 $2.00 $1.00
43110 Any other shrub/tree $3.00 $2.00 $1.00


Section 431: Shrubs and Trees

 

Designer has complete freedom of design. A fabric to be placed under your design will be provided.

  • 1. Fresh plant material must predominate in all arrangements unless otherwise stated.
  • 2. Plant material in a design class need not have been grown by the exhibitor.
  • 3. All containers must be clearly marked with the name and address of exhibitor.
  • 4. No artificial fruit, vegetation, flowers or foliage is permitted in any class unless otherwise stated.
  • 5. All designs must use an underlay. Underlays will be available.
  • 6. Designer must list plant material on a 3 X 5 card.
  • 7. All designs are staged on a table 30 inches from floor.

Note: Prince George's County Fair Association is not liable for theft or breakage of any containers.

Class Section 441: Design (Arrangements) 1st 2nd 3rd
44101 Little Winners - A small design not to exceed 8 inches in any direction. Staged on a space 10 inches by 10 inches.
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$12.00 $10.00 $7.00
44102 Winners Circle - A design in a space 24 inches wide by 24 inches deep.
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$12.00 $10.00 $7.00


Class Section 451: Educational Exhibits 1st 2nd 3rd
45101 Exhibit will be displayed on table up to 8 ft. long. Subject matter should be of an educational nature to inform the public about a particular topic that is connected to horticulture. $12.00 $10.00 $7.00


Section 441: Design (Arrangements)

 

 

 

Section 451: Educational Exhibits