Piscataquis Valley Fair

Open Flower Show
Terry Ogden: 564-3963 or Leisa Clement: 564-7310
Located in the 4-H Exhibition Hall.

Flower Show, Home Arts & Crafts, Food & Produce
This year’s competitions have been updated. The structure and premiums have been improved to be closer to the competitions at other fairs. Disclaimer: The Piscataquis Valley Fair Association will provide care and protection of all exhibits, However, PVFA distinctly disclaims any liability for loss or damage to exhibits or personal property.

Flower Show
Terry Ogden: 564-3963 or Leisa Clement: 564-7310
Located in the 4-H Exhibition Hall
Bring flowers Wednesday, August 24th, 4-8 p.m., Sunday pick up time 4-5 p.m.
Premiums - Adult - 1st $8, 2nd $5, 3rd $3, Youth - 1st $3, 2nd $2, 3rd $1
Judges Choice - Adult - $25, Youth $10
Only one entry per category per person is allowed.

Categories: fresh flower arrangements, holiday arrangements, flowering plants, foliage plants, specimen, cactus (6 cut flowers 1 stem per container - containers provided) Judging at 10 a.m. on Thursday. Best of show for Flower arrangement ONLY.

Home Arts and Crafts
Contact: Nan Redmond 564-3088
RULES AND REGULATIONS:
Only one entry per category per person is allowed.
All entries must be made by the person offering them for exhibit.
Please provide a list of your articles with your name, address, and phone number. If you made something that does not fit our categories, we will attempt to find a place for it.
Judging will be determined on the general appearance, design, workmanship, age of exhibitor, and usefulness of article.
All handiwork must have been completed within the fair year (August 2010 - August 2011).
Enter articles between 2 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 23rd at Exhibition Hall 1.
Articles must be picked up Sunday, August 28th after 5 p.m. ANY ITEM PICKED UP PRIOR TO 5 P.M. ON
SUNDAY WILL FORFEIT THEIR PREMIUMS. We reserve the right to reject any article that is unfinished, soiled, ripped or damaged or not in keeping with the above listed rules and regulations. We reserve the right to limit the number of items submitted by individuals or families.

CATAGORIES are: afghans, bedspreads, lap robes, centerpieces, doilies, pillows, vests, quilts, baby items, sweaters, mittens, socks, macramé, wall hangings, Christmas items, dolls, toys, plastic canvas, hooked & braided rugs, chair seats, baskets, jewelry, candles, painting, photographs (still life, nature, animals, people), which should be framed to protect them from dust in the exhibition hall, tablecloths, napkins and place mats.

Premiums: Adult - 1st $10, 2nd $8, 3rd $5 - Youth - 1st $5, 2nd $3, 3rd $1 - Judges Choice - Adult $25 - Youth $10.

Food and Produce
Contact: Michele Hodges 285-1032 (Exhibition Hall 1)
Includes fresh produce, canned goods, and specified baked goods.

2011 Food & Produce Schedule Summary
Wednesday - Noon - 8 p.m. - Bring entries for foods, produce & baked goods to Exhibit Hall
Thursday - 10 a.m. - Judging for food and produce
Thursday - Noon - Fair opens
Saturday - 10 a.m. to Noon - Cookie decorating by the stage
Sunday - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. - Bring berry pies to Exhibit Hall 1
Sunday - 10:30 a.m. - Pie judging
Sunday - 5-6 p.m. - Pick up prize money - Exhibit Hall 1
Sunday - 5-6 p.m. - Pick up items

Produce
Contact: Michele Hodges 285-1032 (Exhibition Hall 1)
Only one entry per category per person is allowed.

Categories: Vegetables - beans, snap & pole(10), onions (3), braided tops for hanging, beans-dry & shell (1 cup), parsnips (3), beets(1), peas (10 pods), broccoli(1), peppers (3), brussels sprouts(10), potatoes (3), cabbage (1), pumpkin (1), carrots (3), radishes(6), cauliflower(1), squash - summer and winter (1), corn - sweet, cucumbers (3), eggplant (1), tomatoes (3), cherry tomatoes(1pt), gourds(3), greens (bunch), turnips(1), lettuce(1 head), zucchini, other.

Berries & fruit: apples (3), blackberries(1 pint), cherries(1 pint), grapes (1 bunch), melons (1), pears (3), raspberries (pint), strawberries(1 pint), other. Cover pints of berries with clear plastic wrap to prevent fruit flies.

Premiums: Adult - 1st $8 2nd $6, 3rd $3 - Youth 1st $3, 2nd $2, 3rd $1.

Home Canned Foods
Adults and Youth (16 and under)
Categories C1 - C4: 1st $6 2nd $4 3rd $2 plus ribbons.
Must be canned by exhibitor within 1 year. Jars must be labeled on side with product name, date processed, processing method and processing time. Minimum of two(2) varieties in each category.

Category C1 Fruits
Category C2 Vegetables
Category C3 Pickled Foods
Category C4 Soft Spreads (jams & jellies)

Bread, Biscuits, Rolls and Muffins
Sweet breads and yeast bread - 1/2 loaf
Biscuits, rolls & muffins - 3 on a plate
Cover food with plastic wrap. All baked goods are tasted.
Premiums: 1st $8, 2nd $6, 3rd $5. Judges Choice $25.
Please bring recipes for all baked goods.

Apple Pie Contest
Submit pies on Sunday between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., Exhibition Hall 1
Judging at 10:30 a.m.
Premiums: 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10, plus ribbons
Judges Choice $25.

Open to pie bakers - bring the recipe printed on a 4x6 card. Please submit ONE PIE ONLY for judging. Bake the pie the day before. Warm pies cannot be judged properly. Judged on ease of preparation, texture, flavor and overall appearance. Use a disposable pan.

Disclaimer: The Piscataquis Valley Fair (PVF) will provide care and protection of all exhibits. However, PVF distinctly disclaims any liability for loss or damage to exhibits or personal property of exhibits.

Muffin Contest
Junior and Adult Divisions 1st $6, 2nd $4, 3rd $2.
Enter THREE (3) muffins on a disposable plate. Must be accompanied by the recipe printed on 4x6 inch card.
Will be judged on appearance, texture, and taste. Entries will not be returned.

Berry Pie Contest
Submit pies on Sunday, August 28th between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Exhibition Hall 1.
Judging at 10:30 a.m.
Premiums: (3 prizes) $15, $10, $5 plus ribbons

Open to all pie bakers. Bring the recipe printed on a 4 x 6 card. Please submit ONE PIE PNLY for judging. Bake the pie the day before. Warm pies cannot be judged properly. Judged on ease of preparation, texture, flavor, and overall appearance. Use a disposable pan. Judges Choice: $25.

Disclaimer: The Piscataquis Valley Fair (PVF) will provide care and protection of all exhibits. However, PVF distinctly disclaims any liability for loss or damage to exhibits or personal property of exhibits.

2011 Food and Produce Participants
Raelene Keniston with 2 entries Dot Finnimore of Sangerville with 1 entries Rose Ronco of Dover-Foxcroft with 2 entries
Denis Tirrell with 20 entries Rylee Hall with 1 entries Ashleigh Tate-Randall of Corinth with 1 entry
Darlene Durgin of Dover-Foxcroft with 5 entries Guy Downing of Dover-Foxcroft with 4 entries William Parmenter of Dover-Foxcroft with 8 entries
Marie Kachan of Dexter with 2 entries Bill Roberts of Atkinson with 3 entries Dorinna Feaga of Willimantic with 3 entries
Debra Roberts of Atkinson with 4 entries Ethan Abbott with 1 entries Josiah Corbin of Dover-Foxcroft with 2 entries
William Don Ebbeling of Guilford with 8 entries Eric Turner of Dover-Foxcroft with 8 entries Kathy Marquis of Dover-Foxcroft with 89 entries
Moira McGarry of Abbott with 2 entries Julie Willcott of Exeter with 14 entries Rita Corbin of Dover-Foxcroft with 9 entries
Mimi Cameron of Dover-Foxcroft with 4 entries Diane Sinette of Sebec with 10 entries Beverly Tucker with 2 entries
Theresa Makowski of Dover-Foxcroft with 2 entries Pat Johnson of Parkman with 33 entries Cheryl Goray with 3 entries
Addyson Randall with 1 entries Jessica Tate-Hill with 1 entries Beverly Tate of Corinth with 3 entries
Raymond Otis of Atkinson with 2 entries Susan Killiam of Blanchard with 9 entries Amy B. Hensley of Dover-Foxcroft with 24 entries
Linda Castonguay of Atkinson with 3 entries Cheryl Charles of Palmyra with 17 entries Thurman W. Charles of Corinna with 20 entries
Diane Sinette of Sebec with 6 entries Emily Crocker of Charleston with 7 entries Thurman W. Charles of Corinna with 20 entries
Karen Otis of Atkinson with 9 entries Elizabeth Mace of Dover-Foxcroft with 1 entries Jacob Hall of Corinth with 3 entries
Jeannette Cormier of Guilford with 21 entries Katie Landry of Parkman with 13 entries Karn Morgan of Dover-Foxcroft with 21 entries
Cindy Crocker of Charleston with 7 entries Megan Crocker of Charleston with 5 entries Kendall Killam of Monson with 5 entries
Darlene Durgin of Dover-Foxcroft with 10 entries Brian Campbell of Dover-Foxcroft with 44 entries William Don Ebbeling of Guilford with 50 entries
Charles Produce with 20 entries    
Home Arts & Crafts Participants (needle work)
Rita Worster Victoria Grant Candy Russell
Diane McMahon Diana Spaulding Nancy Vacchino
Kathy O'Neil Emilia Grant Darlene Durgin
Marie Kachan Bill Parmenter Loretta Sprague
Ann Marie Welch Christopher Young Roberta Goodine
Daphyne Deane Kathy Farris Amy Hensley
Moira McGarry Debbie Young Linda Herbest
Carol Greene Katie Landry Jody Roberts
Carta Bragan Bob Bragan Gail Reid
Krystyna Farrar Paul Whitney Angel Stevens
Chris Bragon Shyla Raymond Bob Partridge
Kim Partridge Patty Harris Doris Darling
Maggie Abbott Cheryle Gray Linda Castonguay
Michelle Rideout    

Open Flower Judging
Judges Choice Winner Brian Campbell with bouquet of sunflowers
2011 Participants
Kathy Marquis with 7 entries Julie Willcot of Exeter with 7 entries Marie Yacham of Dexter with 12 entries
Guy Downing of Dover-Foxcroft with 4 entries Sally Downing of Dover-Foxcroft with 3 entries Megan Crocker of Charleson with 6 entries
Emily Crocker of Charleson with 6 entries Cindy Crocker of Charleson with 7 entries William Parmenter of Dover-Foxcroft with 8 entries
Amanda Crocker of Charleson with 7 entries Karon Morgan of Dover-Foxcroft with 5 entries Craig Ashford with 6 entries
Eric Turner of Dover-Foxcroft with 8 entries Amy Hensley of Dover-Foxcroft with 8 entries Shirley Campbell of Dover-Foxcroft with 6 entries
Brian Campbell of Dover-Foxcroft with 7 entries Josiah Corbin of Dover-Foxcroft with 3 entries Eir Corbin of Dover-Foxcroft with 9 entries
Eileen Ebbeling of Guilford with 9 entries Denis Tirrell with 1 entries Beverly Tucker with 6 entries
Robert L. Keniston of Dover-Foxcroft with 2 entries Katie Landry with 1 entries Dot Finnemore of Sangerville with 5 entries
Jeannette Hughes with 3 entries Jeannette Corminer of Guilford with 1 entries Rose Roneo with 3 entries
Emma Landry of Parkman with 3 entries Hannah Hensley (age 5) of Dover-Foxcroft with 2 entries Dorinda & Vivian Feaga (age 4) with 2 entries

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