September 6th – 11th, 2016

AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION BOOTH PREMIUMS

1st, $15.00; 2nd, $12.00; 3rd, $10.00; 4th, $8.00; others, $5.00

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT PREMIUMS

1st, $2.50; 2nd, $2.00; 3rd and others, $1.50

Armbands to cover the cost of daily admission to the fair are available to youth who exhibit a project or display at the fair. The cost is $4.00 per registered youth and $8.00 for adult advisor. Armband requests and fees must be received by the Senior Fair Board Secretary by August 1, 2015 by 5:00 p.m. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS. Armbands are to be requested for exhibitors and adults through only one Junior Fair organization.

  1. Booths are constructed of bare plywood and should be covered with background material. White paper will be available for club use, however, any color or type of material may be used. All other supplies and equipment needed for completing the displays must be furnished by the individual clubs. Exhibits should not extend above the plywood dividers.
  2. No paint to be used on any part of the booth.
  3. The use of electricity is strictly forbidden.
  4. Do not hang paper or backdrops from the ceiling.
  5. No perishable foods can be used in display. Use models or pictures. Models may not have real icing.
  6. DO NOT USE NAILS OR SCREWS IN BOOTHS. Use tape, thumb tacks or staples. These must be removed when the exhibits are taken down at the end of the fair. Clean up and remove all materials. Clubs must remove all paper, take out staples, thumb tacks, etc. All paper and trash should be deposited in cans outside doors and areas in front of booth swept. Junior Fair Department Advisors MUST CHECK YOUR BOOTH BEFORE YOU LEAVE. Booth premiums will be forfeited if clean-up is not done correctly. All booths must be checked and approved for premiums to be awarded.
  7. Club exhibits must be completed and in place by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Exhibits must remain complete until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. No project is to be removed before release times listed. Violation will result in forfeit of club booth premium and the individual forfeits his/her project premium and exclusion from exhibiting in Junior Fair the following year. All booths must be removed by 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.
  8. Space will be provided for oversized projects that do not it into individual club booth exhibits.
  9. Each club member’s name must be attractively displayed within the exhibit other than on the Junior Fair cards. Advisors names may also be displayed.
  10. Club name must be attractively displayed on the base of the booth.
  11. Booth exhibits will be judged according to the following point system:

Theme of exhibits shall be chosen from: (1) Farming Ability; (2) Leadership; (3) Conservation; (4) Safety; (5) Cooperation

SCORE CARD:

  1. Power to Attract Attention; Catches the Eye – (30)
    1. Presents an original, appealing, attractive display – 15
    2. Use models, life, motion, color, or light to sell the FFA idea being displayed. Any life, motion, color or light should harmonize with the FFA colors and focus on the idea presented – 15
  2. Power to Arouse and Hold Interest – (30)
    1. Informs the public concerning achievements of the chapter – 15
    2. Develops curiosity or recalls experiences of the average person – 15
  3. Development of Exhibit – (40)
    1. Features one area of FFA activity – 10
    2. Shows specific chapter’s activities or accomplishment – 20
    3. Is adequately labeled, including chapter name and area of activity displayed – 10
      • Charts, maps and other illustrative material arranged artistically
      • All printing, lettering and decorations are neat and attractive (crepe paper does not hold up and may seriously detract from exhibit)
      • FFA colors are preferred in exhibit

INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS

Crops

  1. Corn (all varieties)
  2. Oats
  3. Wheat
  4. Barley
  5. Potatoes
  6. Speltz
  7. Hay
    • Alfalfa (90% or more alfalfa)
    • Alfalfa Mixed (50-90% or more Alfalfa)
    • Clover (90% or more clover)
    • Light Mixed (20-50% legumes)
    • Grass (less than 20% legumes)
  8. Straw (all varieties)

Agricultural Engineering

  1. Welding
  2. Woodworking
  3. Electrical
  4. Rope

 

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