Find the Home Arts & Craft Events at the Guadalupe County Fair & Rodeo

Crafts & Home Arts

Fair Time! October 7 - 10, 2021

Home Arts Committees:

Chairman: Barbara Wright 210-391-8041
Co-Chairman: Cory Wallace, Mariann Bielke

All or any entries in the Home Arts Division will be accepted on a merit basis, and also if accepted, must remain in the Exhibit Hall until Sunday, Oct 10 . Articles must be picked up Oct 10 between the hours of 4 & 6 pm.

There will be no exceptions!

Each exhibitor in the Home Arts Division will receive one (1) free Exhibitor’s pass for each entry. All decisions of the judges are final

GENERAL RULES - HOME ARTS

  • Divisions will be:
    • Adult
    • High School - 9-12 grades
    • Middle School (Jr High) - 5-8 grades
    • Elementary - 1-4 grades
    • Kindergarten & Preschool
    • Exceptional
  • All items, with exception of antiques, must be made by exhibitor and completely finished
  • All entries, with the exception of cut flowers, must be in the Exhibition Hall between 2-8 pm Wednesday, Oct 6 All cut flowers and arrangements must be in the Coliseum by between 8 & 9 a m Thursday, Oct 7 .
  • The Guadalupe Agriculture and Livestock Fair will exercise due care of all exhibits, but in no case will it be responsible for loss or damage
  • Articles which are soiled or unfit for exhibition will not be accepted
  • No article may be entered in more than one department
  • All arrangements of exhibits shall be under the control of the chairman of the department, and no one will be allowed to remove them until the exhibition is closed They will then be returned upon presentation of duplicate entry tag Items must be picked up Sunday, Oct 10 , between 4 and 6 pm All items not picked up will be disposed of at the discretion of the chairman.
  • Items entered in previous years will not be accepted

SPECIAL PRIZES & SPONSORS: HOME ARTS SPONSORS: MARION STATE BANK & THE COUNTRY CHURCH OF MARION

SPECIAL SPONSORS: STREY INSURANCE, MINI-GRIP, GVEC, 1ST UNITED BANK, SPIRIT OF TEXAS BANK OF SEGUIN, FIRST COMMERCIAL BANK

Antique & Vintage Department

Antiques 1970 & Older

Here's a taste of what you can enter: Books, Pictures, Eye Glasses. China & Crockery, Glassware, Household, Leather Articles, Metals, Ladies' and Mens' Articles, Sewing, Musical Instruments, Money, Farm and ,more

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Art Department

Six Divisions

Show off your creativity!

  • Painting: Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor
  • Drawing: Pen & Ink, Charcoal, Pencil, Pastel, Crayon and Market
  • Mixed Media
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Baked Foods Department

You will want to make tracks to this event.

Here's what you will find: Pies, Cakes, Cookies, Bars, Yeast Bread, Sweet Breads, Quick Breads, Bread Machine Breads, and more. Come show us your best baked foods.

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Clothing Department

Eleven Categories to enter.

Choose from Formal & Party Dress, Lined and Unlined Garments, Sleeping and Undergarments, Infant, Tote Bag, Accessories and more.. don't forget Repurpose options.

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Crafts Department

Six Divisions: Adult, High School, Middle Schoool, Pre-School & Kindergarten and Expectional

and 22 Categories including: Ceramic, Metal, Wood, Jewelry, Leather, Seasonal, Arrangements & Wreaths, Foam Products, Stained Glass, Paper, Scupture.. just to many to list. Click button for details

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Fruits, Vegetables & Sauces Department

Divisions

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Sauces
  • Juices
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Handwork Department

Classes

  • Candle Wicking
  • Hand Embroidery
  • Machine Embroidery
  • Cutwork (White or Colored)
  • Cross Stitch
  • Crewel Embroidery
  • Hand applique
  • Machine applique
  • Rugs
  • Christmas
  • Latchwork
  • Miscellaneous
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Jams, Jellies & Preserves Department

Divisions

  • Jellies - made from juices
  • Jams - made from pureed fruit
  • Preserves - made from whole fruit
  • Butters
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Ornamental Horticulture
Home Arts Department

Four Divisions:

  • ADULT POTTED PLANTS (ROOTED)
  • ADULT PLANT SPECIMENS & ARRANGEMENTS (CUT)
  • JUNIOR POTTED PLANTS (ages 5-14)
  • JUNIOR PLANT SPECIMENS & ARRANGEMENTS

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Photography Department

Amateur Photography ONLY!

  • Animals - Domestic
  • Animals - Wildlife
  • Catch All
  • Details & Macro
  • Elements of Design
  • Enhanced
  • Food
  • Landscape & Nature (non-animal)
  • Leading Line
  • Long Exposure
  • Motion / Action
  • People
  • Plant / Flora
  • Shadow / Silhouette
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Pickles & Relish Department

Divisions

  • Cucumber Pickles
  • Pickled Vegetables
  • Pickled Fruits
  • Relishes
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Fair & Rodeo Tickets

Presale locations include Yaklin Dodge in Seguin, Texas Built Mobile Homes in Seguin and Guadalupe Print Solutions in Seguin.

Pre-sale Tickets: October 6, 2021

ONLINE/LOCAL PRESALE RODEO TICKETS: $20.00 including the grounds (before Oct. 6)

Tickets at the Fair:

At the gate - $10 grounds plus $20 Rodeo ticket
Children under 10 are FREE

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