Home Arts Department at the Guadalupe County Fair

Home Arts Department • October 8

Guadalupe County Fair & Rodeo Association • 2nd Weekend in October

 

Chairman: Barbara Wright - 210-391-8041
Co-Chairman: Mariann Bielke

GENERAL RULES - HOME ARTS

  1. Divisions will be:
    1. Adult
    2. High School - 9-12 grades
    3. Middle School (Jr. High) - 5-8 grades D. Elementary - 1-4 grades
    4. Kindergarten & Preschool
    5. Exceptional
  2. All items, with exception of antiques, must be made by exhibitor and completely finished.
  3. All entries, with the exception of cut fl owers, must be in the Exhibition Hall between 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 . All cut flowers and arrangements must be in the Coliseum by between 9 & 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7 .
  4. 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.
  5. Articles which are soiled or unfit for exhibition will not be accepted.
  6. No article may be entered in more than one department.
  7. 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 p.m. and 6 p.m. All items not picked up will be disposed of at the discretion of the chairman.
  8. 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, GG’S CORNER CAFE OF MARION, WELLS FARGO OF SEGUIN, MINI GRIP, JED WELLS/TYSON FOODS, GVEC, SUBWAY OF MARION, SEGUIN GAZETTE, 1ST UNITED BANK, SPIRIT OF TEXAS BANK OF SEGUIN, GUADALUPE COUNTY FARM BUREAU INSURANCE

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 p.m.

 

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.

 

CANNING DIVISION

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2021 WINNERS • CANNING DEPT.

JELLIES, JAMS & PRESERVES
Jeanette Barber
Paul Barber
Mariann Bielke
Kim Schlichting
Tucker Wells
Robin Parker
PICKLES
Tessa Thomas
Luke Vogel
Dakota Timmerman
Stephen Germann
Joy Strey
Paul Theiss
Steve Van Booven
Mariann Bielke
Chris Ackermann

Ribbons: Tri-Color, 1st - Blue, 2nd - Red, 3rd - White

CANNED FOODS GENERAL RULES: Canned foods entries must be in Standard Ball or Kerr 1/2 pint, 12 oz, 1pint, 1.5 pints, or quart canning jars, sealed and processed using standard Ball Canning Guide's hot water process. To be considered for Tri-Color Awards entries must be presented in 1 pint or larger size canning jar. Smaller jars or other brand jars may be considered for blue, red or white. No colored glass jars will be considered for Tri-Color Awards. Items will be judged following regulations provided by Jarden Home Brands and then USDA Guide for Home Canning. JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL.

CURRENT REQUIREMENTS FOR HEAD SPACES TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE JUDGES IN CANNED FOODS HEAD SPACES VARIES WITH DIFFERENT FOODS:

FRUITS
Juices- 1/4" (except tomato juice-1/2"} Fruits - 1/2"
Baby Foods (fruits}-1/2"
Fruit Puree (any fruit except figs}- 1/4" Tomatoes with Okra
or Zucchini -1" Mexican Tomato Sauce -1"
Tomato Catsup - 1/8"
Spaghetti Sauce without Meat- 1"

VEGETABLES
All - 1" head space

PICKLED PRODUCTS
Pickle, vegetable pickles, sauerkraut, fruit pickle, chutneys- 1/2"

JELLIED FRUIT PRODUCTS
Jellies, jams, preserves, marmalades, butters, syrups 1/4"

Previous entries will not be accepted. All entries in the Home Arts Division will be accepted on a merit basis and must remain in the Exhibit Hall until Sunday, Oct. 10 . Release time is between 4 p.m. & 6 p.m. There will be NO Exception to this rule.


JELLIES, JAMS & PRESERVES DEPT.

Chairman: Kris Richter 830-386-9786
Co-Chairman: LeiAnn Grimm


CLASSES

Jellies
(Made from juices)

  • Apple
  • Plum (Cultivated)
  • Plum (Wild)
  • Grape (Tame)
  • Grape (Wild)
  • Dewbery
  • Agarita
  • Jalepeño
  • Tomato
  • Miscellaneous

Jams
(Made from Pureed Fruit)

  • Peach
  • Pear
  • Grape
  • Tomato
  • Plum
  • Fig
  • Dewberry
  • Strawberry
  • Blackberry
  • Miscellaneous

Preserves
(Made from Whole Fruit)

  • Tomato
  • Grape
  • Peach
  • Pear
  • Plum
  • Fig
  • Fig (w/Strawberry Jell-O)
  • Blackberry
  • Dewberry
  • Strawberry
  • Watermelon Rind
  • Miscellaneous

Butters

  • Apple
  • Pear
  • Pumpkin
  • Banana
  • Peach

PICKLES & RELISH DEPT.

Chairman: Bobbie Davis 830-708-6531


CLASSES

Cucumber Pickles

  • Sweet Pickles
  • Sour Pickles
  • Dill Pickles
  • Bread & Butter Pickles
  • Miscellaneous Cucumber Pickles

Pickled Vegtables

  • Peppers
  • Onions or Shallots
  • Beets
  • Cauliflower
  • Okra
  • Green Beans
  • Sauerkraut
  • Piminetos
  • Squash
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Miscellaneous Pickled Vegetables

Pickled Fruits

  • Peaches
  • Cinnamon Candied Pickled Fruit
  • Miscellaneous Pickled Fruit

Relishes

  • Tomato Relish (Ripe)
  • Tomato Relish (Green)
  • Pepper Relish
  • Chow Chow
  • Pear Relish
  • Sweet Pickle Relish
  • Dill Relish
  • Miscellaneous

FRUITS, VEGETABLES, SAUCES & MISCELLANEOUS DEPT.

Chairman: Barbara Strey 210-812-1101
Co-Chairman: Kim Schlichting, Christi Hajak


CLASSES

Fruits

  • Peaches (whole)
  • Peaches (halves)
  • Peaches (sliced)
  • Pears (whole)
  • Pears (halves)
  • Pears (sliced)
  • Pineapple (sliced)
  • Pineapple (diced)
  • Pineapple (crushed)
  • Figs
  • Plums
  • Green Grapes
  • Dewberries
  • Fruit Salad
  • Applesauce
  • Dehydrated
  • Cherries
  • Blackberries
  • Spiced Peaches
  • Spiced Pears
  • Cobbler
  • Miscellaneous

Vegetables

  • Tomatoes
  • Stewed Tomatoes
  • Tomatoes (salad pack)
  • String Beans (green)
  • String Beans (wax)
  • Blackeyed Peas
  • Cream Peas
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Corn
  • Corn (creamed)
  • Okra
  • New Potatoes
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Pumpkin
  • Gumbo
  • Dehydrated
  • Asparagus
  • Sauerkraut
  • Vegetable Medley
  • Miscellaneous

Sauces

  • Tomato Catsup
  • Chili Sauce
  • Picante Sauce
  • Hot Sauce
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Taco Sauce
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Ranchero Sauce
  • Pizza Sauce
  • Marinara Sauce
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Rotel
  • Miscellaneous

Juices

  • Grape Juice
  • Tomato Juice
  • Plum Juice
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Apple Juice
  • Miscellaneous

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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