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Department 15

Department 15 - Section 1 - Senior Home & Dairy Products

Superintendent: Jenny Horner, Committee: Sue Dunkle

SPECIAL RULES:
1. See Department 11-24 Rules.
2. Exhibitors are limited to the one entry in each category, for example; exhibitor may enter Class 1-A, Class 1-B.
3. Fresh baked goods will be sold at the 4-H Auction unless specified otherwise. A portion will remain for display. Proceeds will go for the 4-H Building Fund.
4. Exhibits must be made by exhibitor from scratch recipes not mixes.
5. Cake and pie entries MUST fit on an 8" cardboard with the exception of decorated cake entries). CAKE AND PIE PANS ARE NOT RETURNABLE.
6. All baking participants will received a Red Star Yeast coupon.
7. All baking entries using yeast in Class 1A Bread and Class 2A Rolls will be entered in a Red Star drawing.
8. No baked goods needing refrigeration will be accepted.

SECTION 1 - HOME BAKED PRODUCTS
Baked goods will be received Monday, July 23, 9:00-11:00 am after being registered in Jordan Hall. Each class in Section 1 will be judged for a BEST OF SHOW, winner will receive a Rosette and $10.

CLASS...$4 $3.50 $2.50
1 BREADS
A. Loaf White Bread
B. Loaf Whole Wheat Bread
C. Raisin Bread
D. Gluten Free
E. Other yeast bread
2 QUICK BREADS
A. Vegetable Quick Bread
B. Nut Bread
C. Banana bread
D. Sugar - free Quick Bread
E. Other Quick bread
3 YEAST ROLLS
A. Cinnamon Rolls (6)
C. Wheat Rolls (6)
D. Any Other Yeast Roll
4 NON-YEAST ROLLS
A. Biscuits (6)
B. Cornbread (4 pieces)
C. Muffins (6)
D. Other Non-Yeast Roll (6)
5 LARGE CAKES, 1 cake to an entry
CLASS... $25 $20 $15
A. CHOCOLATE CAKE
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2018 HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE Cake Contest

RULES:
1. Participant must be an individual amateur baker who is a Pennsylvania resident. Only one entry per person.
2. Entrants may NOT have won 1st place in this homemade Chocolate Cake contest at any other fair in 2018.
3. Entry must be a layered chocolate cake made from "scratch". Pre-made mixes are NOT acceptable ingredients.
4. Entry must be frosted and frosting must be made from "scratch."
5. Cake recipe must feature chocolate or cocoa as a main ingredient.
6. The entire cake entry must be submitted for judging on cardboard or other food safe disposable plate. (All pans, plates and dishes are considered to be disposable and will not be returned.)
7. Recipes must be submitted with the entry, printed on one-side of 8 1/2" X 11" paper. Recipe must list all ingredients, quantities, and the preparation instructions. Entrant's name, address and phone number must be printed on the back side of all the pages. (All recipes and cakes will become the property of the Fair or PA Farm Show and will not be returned.)
9. Refrigeration is not available at the fair or the PA Farm Show. Entries that require refrigeration after baking must indicate so in the recipe. Those entries will not be sold, auctioned or otherwise distributed for consumption after judging for food safety reasons.
10. Judging criteria:
Flavor (aroma, taste, good balance of flavorings) - 30 points
Texture (moist and tender crumb; not soggy or dry) - 25 points
Inside Characteristics (even grain, evenly baked; free from air pockets) - 20 points
Outside Characteristics (consistent shape/size/surface; overall appeal) - 15 points
Frosting (taste, texture, even color) - 10 points
Prizes: 1st $25.00, 2nd $20.00, 3rd $15.00
First Place Winner is eligible for the 2019 PA Farm Show competition.
Premiums for the 2019 PA FARM SHOW competition: 1st - $500, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $100, 4th - Rosette, 5th - Rosette
SPONSOR: PA State Assoc. of County Fairs

CLASS... $25 $15 $10
5 Large Cakes (continued)
B. Angel Food Cake

2018 PA INCREDIBLE ANGEL FOOD Cake Contest

RULES:
1. Open to any individual who is a Pennsylvania resident.
2. Entrants may NOT have won 1st place in this Angel Food Cake contest at any other fair in 2018.
3. Entry must be a Angel Food Cake made from "scratch".
4. Pennsylvania produced and packed eggs are requested to be used if at all possible. Please look for the PEQAP or PA Preferred logo or PA packaging dates on the cartons.
5. Refrigeration is NOT available at the Fair or PA Farm Show. Entries that require refrigeration after baking must indicate so in the recipe. Those entries will not be sold, auctioned or otherwise distributed for consumption after the judging for food safety reasons.
6. The entire Cake entry must be submitted for judging on cardboard. (All pans, plates and dishes are considered to be disposable and will not be returned.)
7. Recipes(s) listing the ingredients and the preparation instructions must be submitted with the entry (printed on one-side of 8 1/2" x 11" size paper). Entrant's name, address and phone number must be printed on the back side of all pages. (All recipes and cakes will become the property of the Fair or PA Farm Show and will not be returned.)
8. Judging will be based on the following criteria:
Flavor (smell, taste, flavoring) - 30 points
Inside Characteristics (texture, & lightness) - 25 points
Overall Appearance (surface, size, color) - 20 points
Creativity - 15 points
Topping, Icing or Decoration - 10 points
Prizes: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00
First place winner is eligible for the 2019 PA Farm Show competition.
Prizes for PA State Angel Food Cake Winners: 1st - $500, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $100

SPONSORS: Pennsylvania's Egg Farmers and the PA State Assoc. of County Fairs

CLASS... $8 $6 $5
5 Large Cakes (continued)
C. White Layer
D. Gold Layer
E. Sponge
F. Chiffon
G. Any other kind
H. 4 Cup Cakes, White or Chocolate
I. Sour Dough
6 DECORATED CAKE
7 PIES (Single Entries)
A. Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest - $25, $15, $10 - sponsored by Ritchey's Dairy

31st Annual Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest

1. Open to any individual who is a Pennsylvania resident; one entry per person.
2. Entrants may NOT have won 1st place in this Blue Ribbon Apple Pie contest at any other fair in 2018.
3. Entry to be a pie that must include at least 60% apples in the filling. It does not need to be a "traditional" two crusted apple pie and it can have a variety of fillings.
4. The entire pie must be submitted for judging in a disposable pie pan. (All pans, plates and dishes are considered to be disposable and will not be returned.)
5. The recipe for the pie and pie crust must be submitted with entry. It should be submitted on one side of 8 1/2" by 11" paper. The recipe must list all ingredients, quantities, and the preparation instructions. Entrant's name, address and phone number must be printed on the back side of all the pages. (All recipes and pies will become the property of the Fair or PA Farm Show and will not be returned.)
6. Refrigeration is NOT available at the Fair or PA Farm Show. Entries that require refrigeration after baking must indicate so in the recipe. Those entries will not be sold, auctioned or otherwise distributed for consumption after the judging for food safety reasons.
7. Judging will be based on the following criteria:
Flavor - 30 points
Filling (consistency, doneness, moistness and flavor) - 25 points
Crust (color, flavor, texture, doneness) - 20 points
Over all appearance - 15 points
Creativity - 10 points
The Fair will sign a Certification Form verifying the winning apple pie baker, and this person will be eligible to enter the state competition at the 2018 Farm Show. NOTE: If an individual has already won 1st place at another fair in 2017 for this Blue Ribbon Apple Pie contest, that individual is now considered qualified through that Fair to compete at the 2018 Farm Show and is no longer eligible to enter this contest at any upcoming Fairs.
First place winner is eligible for the 2019 PA Farm Show competition. Prizes for PA Farm Show Winner: 1st $500, 2nd $250, 3rd $100, 4th Ribbon, 5th Ribbon
PA FARM SHOW SPONSOR: The Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs

CLASS... $6 $5 $4
7 PIES (Single Entries, continued) Original recipe must accompany pie entry.
B. Peach
C. Cherry Pie
D. Blueberry
E. Raisin
F. Any other kind (NO CREAM OR CUSTARD PIES ACCEPTED)
G. Shoofly Pie
CLASS... $4 $3.50 $2.50
8 COOKIES (1/2 dozen)
A. Drop Cookies
B. Ice box or sliced
C. Rolled (Sugar, sandtarts, etc.)
D. Bar
E. Filled
F. Brownies
G. Gobs (4)
H. Gluten Free
I. Sugar-free
CLASS... $4 $3
9 HOMEMADE CANDIES (1/2 lb. must be shown)
A. Chocolate Fudge
B. Divinity Fudge
C. Peanut Butter Fudge
D. Peanut Brittle
E. Sugar-Free candies
F. Any Other Candies
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Section 2 - Canned Products

Canned or Dried products must be displayed in standard canning jars, with new two-piece lids, (rings must be on jars when entered) or new seal-able. NO mayonnaise jars. NO zinc type lids permitted. Single varieties in one quart or one pint clear glass jars. The Fair reserves the right to open and inspect canned goods. Products to be judged on appearance, flavor and consistency.

CLASS...$3 $2
1 CANNED FRUITS AND BERRIES
A. Applesauce
B. Cherries with pits
C. Cherries pitted
D. Peaches
E. Pears
F. Plums
G. Any Other Fruit
CLASS...$5 $4
2 DISPLAY 3 VARIETIES OF CANNED FRUITS
CLASS... $3 $2
3 CANNED VEGETABLES
A. Green Sting Beans
B. Yellow Sting Beans
C. Tomatoes (whole)
D. Tomatoes (cut)
E. Vegetable Soup
F. Red Beets
G. Corn
H. Carrots
I. Sauerkraut
J. Any other vegetable
CLASS...$5 $4
4 DISPLAY 3 VARIETIES CANNED VEGETABLES
CLASS...$4 $3
5 CANNED MEATS
A. Chicken
B. Beef
C. Pork
D. Spare Ribs
E. Venison
F. Other Meat
6 PICKLES AND RELISHES (Judged on size, uniformity, clearness, color, and arrangement - No artificial coloring)
A1. Bread & Butter Pickles
A2. Dill Pickles
A3. Sweet Pickles
A4. Other Pickles
B1. Pepper Relish
B2. Miscellaneous Relish
C1. Catsup
C2. Salsa
D. Pickled Beans
E. Pickled Beets
F. Pickled Peppers
G. Misc. Pickled
H. Chow-Chow
H1. Any Mustard
7 SPICED FRUIT
A. Apples
B. Peaches
C. Pears
D. Other Fruit
8 DRIED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES (judged on quality and general appearance)
A. Any Vegetable
B. Any Fruit
9 JUICES (judged on flavor, color, and clarity)
A. Apple
B. Tomato
C. Grape
D. Any Other juice
10 VINEGAR
A. Any Vinegar, any type glass container
11 SAUCES
A. Spaghetti
B. Chili
C. Any Other
12 NOODLES (1 quart Jar)

Winners in Classes 2, 4 and Section 3 Class 2 will compete for BEST OF SHOW ... rosette and $10.00
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Section 3 - Jellies, Jams, Marmalade's, and Preserves

Jams, Jellies, Marmalade's, Butters, Preserves and Conserves should be displayed in standard jelly glass with removable lid. No canning jars.

CLASS...$3 $2
1 JELLIES
A. Apple
B. Blackberry
C. Cherry
D. Crabapple
E. Currant
F. Elderberry
G. Grape
H. Plum
I. Quince
J. Raspberry
K. Any other kind
CLASS...$3.50 $3.00
2 DISPLAY 3 VARIETIES OF JELLIES
CLASS...$3 $2
3 JAMS
A. Blackberry
B. Cherry
C. Peach
D. Raspberry
E. Strawberry
F. Any other kind
4 MARMALADE'S
A. Any Marmalade
5 BUTTERS
A. Apple
B. Grape
C. Any Other Kind
6 PRESERVES AND CONSERVES
A. Blueberry
B. Peach
C. Any Other Kind
7 MISCELLANEOUS HOME PRODUCTS
A. Best Specimen White Hard Soap (6 pieces)
B. Best Specimen Yellow Hard Soap (6 pieces)

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