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Schedule. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Motocross. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Second annual hillbilly ninja warrior contest. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Demolition derby. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Truck and tractor pull. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Mud bog race. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Kids power wheels mud bog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 ATV and motorcycle flat drags. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Brown county fair queen and princess pageant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Junior/littles pageants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Baby pageant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Open class categories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Open class rules. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 2017 4-H members. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 2017 BROWN COUNTY

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COVER Shelby Blake smiles for the judges while competing in the 4-H 2016 Horse and Pony Show. | photo by Suzannah Couch

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2017 4-H clubs and volunteers Brown County 4-H Gang Nikki Morgan, main leader Trina Deal, assistant Dianna Haines, assistant

Brown County 4-H Safe DeDe Parry, main leader Tom Parry, assistant Frank Hobbs, assistant John Whitehorn, rifle/pistol Gene Voils, rifle Aaron Smith, pistol Joe Kirby, archery John Rodgers, archery Christopher Parker

Junior Leaders

Lisa Wilson, main leader Alyssa Besser, main leader Allison Shoaf, assistant

Lick Creek Love Bugs Kim Stout, main leader David Sisson, assistant Marsha Hughes-Gay, assistant

Dog Club

Diane Pederson, main leader Dorian Angebrandt, assistant

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Horse and Pony

Lori Kritzer, main leader Sarah Clark, treasurer Amanda Sisson, assistant

Leader Group

Diana Scott, president Ralph Wilson, vice president Marsha Hughes-Gay, secretary

Animal Club

Jenifer Terry, main leader Ralph Wilson, assistant Alex Ryan, main cat resource Brittany Harsch, assistant cat resource Tom Carter, main cattle resource Joey Bond, assistant cattle resource Ralph Wilson, assistant cattle resource Amanda Sisson, main goat resource Denise Broussard, main poultry resource Jack Wescott, assistant poultry resource Jenifer Terry, main rabbit resource Lorna Clarke, assistant rabbit resource Jamie Sichting, main swine/pork resource Ben Sisson, assistant swine/pork resource Bill Kelp, main sheep resource

4-H FAIR BOARD

Tom Allen Brent Bohbrink Andy Bond Joey Bond Denise Broussard Thomas Carter, second vice president Chip Clark Maggie Evans, secretary Matthew Heldman Jim Kakavecos Jon Pinney, first vice president Brian Poling Jamie Sichting David Sisson Don Smith Mark Stargell, president Kim Stout, treasurer Steve Stout Tim True

4-H COUNCIL

Dustie Condon Elizabeth DeBord Wendy Earnshaw, secretary Rita MacPherson, vice president Diane Pedersen Julie Phelps Jon Pinney Harry Poling, president Missy Smith Rachelle Smith Marlene Snyder Mark Stargell Kim Stout, treasurer Steve Stout

BROWN COUNTY PURDUE EXTENSION BOARD Andy Bond Mike Bube Debbie Guffey Rick Kelley Mitzi Kummerer Jim Milnes Ryan Oliver Gary Oliver Doug Payne Harry Poling Scott Rudd Peggy Thompson Sarah Wagler Al Weber Jack Wescott Karen Williamson Skip Wood

BROWN COUNTY PURDUE EXTENSION STAFF

Lisa Wilson, extension educator, CED Alyssa Besser, extension educator Joan Rigley, office manager Wendy Earnshaw, Open Class superintendent Rachelle Smith, program assistant

2017 GRANDSTAND EVENTS

All events begin at 7:00 pm in the Grandstand SATURDAY, JULY 29

BULLS AND BARRELS RODEO

MONDAY, JULY 31

TRACTOR & TRUCK PULL

TUESDAY, AUG. 1 FLAT DRAGS

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 2 DEMO DERBY

THURSDAY, AUG. 3

MOTOCROSS AMX AND 4-WHEEL ATV RACE

FRIDAY, AUG. 4 NINJA WARRIOR

SATURDAY, AUG. 5 MUD BOG RACE

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RODEO ADMISSION: $12, GENERAL ADMISSION: ADULTS, $10; CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN 12, $5; CHILDREN 3 AND YOUNGER FREE PIT ADMISSION: $15. NO ONE YOUNGER THAN 14 ALLOWED IN PITS. NO PURSES AWARDED FOR GRANDSTAND EVENTS THIS YEAR.

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Fair Schedule

Sunday, July 30 to Saturday, Aug. 5

LEGEND

PRB – Poultry and Rabbit Barn

AB – Animal Barns

PV – Pavilion

CB – Commercial Building

SA – Show Arena (livestock)

CR – Community Room

ADMISSION

EB – Exhibit Building FG – Fairgrounds GS – Grandstand H&PA – Horse and Pony Arena MW – Midway

Fairgrounds: Parking is $2 per vehicle and $10 per vehicle weekly pass Grandstand: $10 for ages 12 to adults, $5 for ages 4 to 11, free for 3 and younger Rodeo: $12

PA – Picnic Area

Pit: $15, must be at least 14 years old

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Friday, July 14

Friday, July 28

7 p.m. 4-H Horse and Pony Contesting Show. . . . . . . . . . H&PA

7 p.m. 4-H Dog Show, Agility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AB

Saturday, July 15

Saturday, July 29

9 a.m. 4-H Horse and Pony Western and English Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . H&PA

8 a.m. 4-H Dog Show, Obedience and Showmanship . . . . CB

Saturday, July 22

10 a.m. to noon Open Class entry (non-perishable). . . . . . . EB

6 p.m. Baby Pageant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EB

7 p.m. Bulls and Barrels Rodeo sponsored by Brozinni Pizzeria. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GS

Sunday, July 23

Sunday, July 30

3 p.m. 4-H Cat Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV

5 to 7 p.m. Vesper service with community churches. . . . . PV

2 to 4 p.m. Early entry of 4-H exhibits for those who cannot come on Tuesday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CR

7 to 10 p.m. 4-H entry of livestock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AB

Tuesday, July 25 5 to 7 p.m. Entry of all 4-H and Mini exhibits (non-animal). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EB

8 p.m. Queen and Princess Pageant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV 8 p.m. 4-H Recognition Ceremony, grand champion and tenure, during intermission of queen contest. . . . . . . . PV

7 p.m. Rabbit Showmanship. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PRB

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Monday, July 31

9 a.m. to noon Kids Farm and Fun Day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV

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1 p.m. Bicycle Drag Race. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GS 5 p.m. Junior/Littles Pageants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV

7 to 10 a.m. 4-H entry of livestock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AB 9 to 10 a.m. Late Open Class entry (non-perishable). . . . . . EB 10 a.m. to noon Open Class entry (perishables) . . . . . . . . . . EB 5 p.m. Farm Bureau Bean Supper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV

5 to 6:15 p.m. Pie Contest entry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CR 6:30 p.m. Pie Contest judging (open to public). . . . . . . . . . . CR 6 to 10 p.m. Commercial Building open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CB 6 to 10 p.m. Exhibit Building open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EB

6 p.m. Merchandise auction supporting 4-H Horse and Pony Club. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV

6 to 10 p.m. Midway open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MW

6 to 10 p.m. Commercial Building open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CB

7 p.m. 4-H Goat Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SA

6 to 10 p.m. Exhibit Building open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EB

7 p.m. Open jam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV

6 to 10 p.m. Midway open, bracelet night. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MW

7 p.m. Flat Drags. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GS

7 p.m. Tractor and Truck Pull . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GS

Wednesday, Aug. 2

Tuesday, Aug. 1

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9 a.m. 4-H Rabbit Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PRB

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6 p.m. 4-H Sheep Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SA 6 to 7 p.m. Cheerleading exhibition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV 6 to 10 p.m. Commercial Building open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CB 6 to 10 p.m. Exhibit Building open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EB 6 to 10 p.m. Midway open, bracelet night. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MW 7 to 10 p.m. Live entertainment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV 7 p.m. Demolition Derby. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GS 7:30 p.m. 4-H Dairy/Beef Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SA

Thursday, Aug. 3 SPONSOR: Seward Party Rentals 9 a.m. 4-H Poultry Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PRB 6 to 10 p.m. Live entertainment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV 6 to 10 p.m. Commercial Building open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CB 6 to 10 p.m. Exhibit Building open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EB 6 to 10 p.m. Midway open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MW

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7 p.m. 4-H Swine Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SA

Saturday, Aug. 5

7 p.m. Motocross-AMX and 4-wheel Ninja ATV Race. . . . . . GS

SPONSOR: Wagers Family Eye Care

Friday, Aug. 4

9:30 a.m. 4-H Livestock Auction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SA

SPONSORS: Tipton Lakes Family Dentist and Spa Bella

5 p.m. Kids Power Wheels Mud Bog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GS

6 a.m. to 2 p.m. 4-H release of non-auction livestock . . . . . AB

6 to 10 p.m. Commercial Building open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CB

10:30 a.m. ALL Grand Champion photos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SA

6 to 10 p.m. Exhibit Building open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EB

6 p.m. Small Animal Master Showman Contest. . . . . . . . . . . SA

7 to 10 p.m. Live entertainment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV

6 to 10 p.m. Commercial Building open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CB

7 p.m. Mud Bog Race. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GS

6 to 10 p.m. Exhibit Building open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EB

Sunday, Aug. 6

6 to 10 p.m. Midway open. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MW

2 to 4 p.m. Open Class release of exhibits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EB

7 p.m. Large Animal Master Showman Contest. . . . . . . . . . . SA

2 to 4 p.m. 4-H Release of Exhibits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EB

7 p.m. Brown County Ninja Warrior. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GS 7 to 10 p.m. Live entertainment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PV 8 p.m. 4-H Battle of the Barns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SA

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MOTOCROSS

Grandstand Events MOTOCROSS DATE: Thursday, Aug. 3

Bikes and quads

TIME: Race starts at 7 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m., and practice starts at 6 p.m.

l Mini quads

CLASSES: Bikes l 50cc auto l 50cc SR l 65cc l 85cc

l 400cc and below l Open quads l Dash for Cash quads l Woodsman quads COST: $10 entry fee per class PRIZES: Trophies and cash

l 125cc

ADMISSION: $10 for adults; $5 for 4 to 11; free for 3 and younger.

l 250cc

PIT ADMISSION: $15. Must be at least 14.

l 30+ bike

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SECOND ANNUAL HILLBILLY NINJA WARRIOR CONTEST DATE: Friday, Aug. 4 TIME: Event starts at 6:30 p.m. Late registration will be from 3 to 6 p.m. at the grandstand; anyone not already in line to register at 6 will not be able to participate. Experienced participants will do a course demonstration from 6 to 6:30 p.m. REGISTER: At the Brown County Parks and Recreation office at Deer Run Park. Advance registration, with a discounted fee, opens Wednesday, July 5. It will close at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, when it will move to the fairgrounds and a higher fee will be charged. DIVISIONS: l Child (mixed boys and girls) age 6 to 8 l Child (mixed boys and girls) age 9 to 11 l Child (mixed boys and girls) age 12 to 15 l 16 and older (men and women timed separately) TO WIN: Contestants need to make their way through a series of obstacles, such as mud pits, tractor tires, straw bales and rope swings in the fastest time possible. It’s loosely based on the TV show “American Ninja Warrior.” All contestants will compete as individuals this year. COST: $15 for child and $20 for adult in advance; $25 for child and $30 for adult if signing up between 3 and 6 p.m. on day of contest. After the first child, each additional child registering in a family will get a $5 discount (e.g., $15 for first child, $10 for second child, $10 for third child). PRIZES: First-, second- and third-place winners in each children’s category will win money and a plastic “Samurai sword” — $50 for first, $40 for second and $30 for third. First-, second- and third-place men and women will win money and an unsharpened metal “Samurai sword” in the 16+ category — $150 for first, $75 for second and $50 for third. ADMISSION: $10 for adults; $5 for 4 to 12; free for 3 and younger. QUESTIONS? Brown County Parks and Recreation, 812-988-5522

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DEMOLITION DERBY DATE: Wednesday, Aug. 2 TIME: Derby starts at 7 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Vehicles enter off Old State Road 46 by highway department. CLASSES: Indiana Demolition Derby Series l Full-size class: Any year, $1,000 to win, top-five payout (based on 20 cars) l Gut N Go front-wheel-drive: 100 percent payback l Mowers: 100 percent payback Indiana AutoCross Series l Full-size: $300 to win l Mini car: 100 percent payback ADMISSION: $10 for adults; $5 for 4 to 11; free for 3 and younger PIT ADMISSION: $15. Must be at least 14.

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TRUCK AND TRACTOR PULL DATE: Monday, July 31 TIME: Pulling starts at 7 p.m. Registration opens at 5 p.m. Vehicles enter off Old State Road 46 by highway department. TRUCK CLASSES l 4x4 bone stock gas and diesel l 4x4 2.5 diesel l 4x4 2.6 diesel l 4x4 super stock gas TRACTOR CLASSES l 12,000 lb., 8 mph l 12,000 lb., 14 mph l 11,500 lb., open A&P pumps COST: $20 hook fee per class PRIZES: 100 percent payback ADMISSION: $10 for adults; $5 for 4 to 12; free for 3 and younger. No alcoholic beverages allowed. PIT ADMISSION: $15. Must be at least 14. QUESTIONS? Mark, 317-534-7753, or Lana, 812-834-6350

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Enjoy the Brown County 4-H Fair! A beginning Quick Books class is offered as need suggests. American Sign Language classes run for 8 weeks. Classes begin again in the fall. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes are held depending on interest. The next class will be held later in the fall. A+ Computer Support Specialist Class (A+ Certification) is held at the Brown County Career Resource Center depending on interest level. Classes focusing on the high school equivalency assessment exam — formerly called GED classes — are taught year-round from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. People enrolled in adult education may be eligible for free job training through Work One. The Brown County Career Resource Center offers individual small business counseling sessions through the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE). Appointment is required.

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MUD BOG RACE DATE: Saturday, Aug. 5 TIME: Race starts at 7 p.m. Registration is between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Vehicles enter off Old State Road 46 by highway department. CLASSES: 1. 35 inches and under, DOT tires — full body, no N.O.S. 2. 39.5 inches and under, DOT tires — full body, no N.O.S. 3. 44 inches and under, DOT tires — N.O.S. allowed, no cut tires 4. 44 inches and under, DOT tires — no N.O.S., county only, vehicle registration required 5. Daily driver — must be street-legal and plated, tires 35 inches and under 6. Powder Puff 7. Side-by-side ATV

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8. Bring What You’ve Got COST: $25 PRIZES: 100 percent payback ADMISSION: $10 for adults; $5 for 4 to 12; free for 3 and younger. No alcoholic beverages allowed. QUESTIONS? Jamie Sichting, 317-966-7277 RULES: l All drivers must wear a safety helmet and a seatbelt in all classes. l Classes 1, 2 and 4 cannot run alcohol or dual carbs. l Tool boxes, roll bars/cages and spare tires must be fastened down. No loose objects in the back of the vehicle or in the driver’s compartment. l Classes 1, 2 and 4 must have factory fuel injection or single carburetor only, no N.O.S. with full body. l Exhaust from engine shall be directed up, down or back so as not to blow on spectators. l Stage time for vehicles at the starting line is 3 minutes. No refunds if the driver does not show up. In case of mechanical breakdown, driver must notify an official before class starts to receive a refund for that class. l All vehicles will be required to have an adequate hookup 16

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for rear pull-out — W mounts with 3/8-inch bolts as a minimum. The board will have final say in this matter. l There will be no track vehicles, dual wheels or chains on tires or wheels with extensions added on for traction. l Tire dimensions will be measured by calipers. l During a run, if a vehicle runs out of bounds, it will be disqualified. l All vehicles must be put in neutral immediately after being red-flagged and must remain in neutral until vehicles are pulled out of pit. l The driver will be the only person allowed in the vehicle during a run. l Any competitor found drinking an alcoholic beverage prior to or during competition will not be allowed to compete in the event, and there will be no refund. No alcoholic beverages will be allowed. l Anyone hotdogging or high-speed driving in the pit or staging areas will be disqualified from the event — no exceptions. l Eye protections (i.e., face shield, goggles, safety glasses) will be required for drivers of vehicles without a full windshield. l All competitors must be at least 16.

l All vehicles must have an adequate and working braking system. l All fuel lines, coolant lines, belts and hoses must be in good condition. l Kill switch must be marked and be able to kill engine and fuel pump. Stock ignition will suffice. l Batteries must be mounted securely. No bungee straps or ropes permitted. l All vehicles must be teched-in and meet all tech rules pertaining to the class that the vehicle fits into. No vehicles will be teched-in on a trailer. No one will be allowed to unload in front of the tech area. l For Class 7, helmets and seat belts are required. l For Class 8, helmets, seat belts and truck beds are required. l Management and/or tech officials have final judgment on any vehicle or class. l In the event of disqualification, there is no refund.

KIDS POWER WHEELS MUD BOG DATE: Saturday, Aug. 5 TIME: 5 p.m. Register on site. CLASSES: Must bring own motorized children’s vehicle. l Class 1: Ages 2-4, no performance upgrades l Class 2: Ages 4-7, no performance upgrades l Class 3: Ages 8 and younger, modifications allowed. Vehicle must be battery-powered with plastic drive wheels and be safe for driver. All vehicles will be inspected. l Class 4: Ages 12 and younger, modifications allowed. Vehicles can have rubber tires, starter motors, large batteries, etc. Vehicles must have a kill switch, rollover prevention system and safety restraint system. Safety inspection is required by a track official. PRIZES: All participants receive trophies. First-, second- and third-place trophies will be given in each class. An award also will be given for best-decorated vehicle.

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ATV AND MOTORCYCLE FLAT DRAGS DATE: Tuesday, Aug. 1 TIME: Drags start at 7 p.m. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. CLASSES: Classes are subject to change. Bikes may race only in classes 1, 5, 13, 15, 16 and 17. Cut trannys bump to the next higher cc class. 1. Open Outlaw (top four qualify for class 17) — ATVs, bikes, snowmobiles. 2. 4-stroke modified — Polaris automatics, Blasters with cut tranny. No hybrids and no street bike motors. 3. Stock ATV, 2- and 4-stroke. No tie-downs, no race tires, no engine mods and must have air box.

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4. Junior quad up to 125cc 2-stroke, 200cc 4-stroke. (If four or more 50cc quads, will make their own class.)

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5. Junior bikes 79cc or less. (If four or more 50cc bikes, will make their own class.)

15. Bikes 80 to 150cc, 2- and 4-stroke — no 125cc 2-stroke, please.

6. Quads only, 2-stroke Open — ATV motors only, no faster than 4.00 in 300 feet.

16. Bikes, 2- and 4-stroke. (If four or more 125cc or 250cc, will make their own class.)

7. Trail mod, 4-stroke, 400cc and below — no alcohol, nitro, wheelie bar, race tires or tie-downs. Must have 6-inch clearance.

17. Top Quad Honors — top four quads or bikes from class 1, no entry fee, trophy.

8. 4-stroke, 400cc and below, modified.

18. UTV or side-by-side, 1000cc and below.

9. Trail mod, 4-stroke, 500cc and below, modified.

19. Quads only, 4-stroke — ATV motors only, open (250R, Polaris Automatic, Blaster with cut tranny).

10. 4-stroke, 500cc and below, modified.

20. Utility, 250 Trailblazers, side-by-sides.

11. Trail mod, 4-stroke, 400cc and above — no alcohol, nitro, wheelie bar, race tires or tie-downs. Must have 6-inch clearance.

21. 2-stroke modified — must use clutch to shift, no mono block or cut tranny. 22. 4-stroke, 350cc or less — Blasters, 250 Trailblazers.

12. Open Dash for Cash — two timed passes, RE and ET, first place only.

COST: $10 per class

13. County Class — no outlaw bikes, ID required.

ADMISSION: $10 for adults; $5 for 4 to 12; free for 3 and younger. No alcoholic beverages allowed.

14. Automatic — ATV motors only.

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The 2016 Brown County Fair Queen and her court. From left are First Runner-up Elisabeth Huls, Queen Katelyn Martin, Second Runnerup Haley Sichting and Miss Congeniality Gabrielle Steenberger. | photos by Suzannah Couch

2017 FAIR

BROWN COUNTY FAIR QUEEN AND PRINCESS PAGEANT A 2017 Brown County fair queen will be crowned at the Brown County 4-H Fair Sunday, July 30 at 8 p.m. in the Pavilion on the Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds. But this year, a Brown County fair princess will be crowned as well. A princess will be selected out of the under-18 fair queen contestants. She will receive a $100 scholarship. Queen contestants will be those age 18 to 21 as of June 1, 2018. The queen receives a $400 scholarship; the first runner-up, a $250 scholarship; the second runner-up, a $200 scholarship; and Miss Congeniality, a $100 scholarship.

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RULES 1. Queen contestants must be at least 18 and cannot have reached their 22nd birthday on or before June 1, 2018. 2. Contestants who are at least 16 and will not have reached 18 as of June 1, 2018, will compete in the Brown County Fair Princess Pageant held at the same time as the Brown County Fair Queen Pageant. Contestants in the princess category will participate in the same judging events as queen contestants. 3. Contestants must currently reside in Brown County. 4. Contestants must be an active member of at least one organization in their community, such as a church group, 4-H, Scouts, etc. 5. Any contestant who has competed or participated in a prior Indiana State Fair Queen Pageant is ineligible to compete again. 6. Any contestant who has previously been awarded the title of Brown County Fair Queen is ineligible to compete again. 7. The entry fee for a queen or princess contestant is $50. Contestants may obtain a sponsor to help with this cost, but a sponsor is not required. 8. Entry forms may be picked up and dropped off at the Brown County Purdue Extension Office on Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds. There are pick-up and drop-off boxes next to the door. Applications are due Monday, July 17.

9. The queen and her court must participate in various activities throughout the 2017 Brown County Fair and may be invited to participate in non-fair-related activities in the community during her reign. 10. The winning entrant is required to attend and compete in the Indiana State Fair Queen Pageant in Indianapolis Jan. 5 to 7. 11. Participants should give thoughtful consideration to their use of social media. The Brown County Queen Pageant reviews all participants’ internet presence for appropriate behavior. 12. No professional model is eligible. A professional model is one who earns her livelihood by modeling. A contestant who has had training or schooling in the modeling field, has been paid on occasion for modeling, or works for a fashion board is not considered a professional model. 13. Contestants must be single, never married, have no children and must not be pregnant at the time of the contest or during her reign if crowned queen. 14. If the crowned queen is not able to fulfill her duties as the 2017 Brown County fair queen, the contestant named first runnerup will assume the title of the 2017 Brown County fair queen. 15. Under no circumstances will it be allowed for the contestant to consume or be under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs at any queen activity or during the fair. In addition, the use of tobacco products, regardless of age, is not permitted at any queen activity or during the fair. 16. Contestants will conduct themselves in a courteous, respectful manner, exhibit good sportsmanship and demonstrate reasonable conflict management skills. 17. If any of the rules and responsibilities listed above are not followed by the contestant, the fair queen chairperson and the fair board executive committee have the right to disqualify the contestant from the pageant.

JUDGING Contestants will be judged based on poise, personality and the ability to converse. The judging is divided into three divisions: 1. Interview: Attire is a business suit (skirt or pants, closedtoe shoes). A suit does not have to be the same fabric; separates are allowed. Each contestant will have three to five minutes alone before the judges to answer impromptu questions. Ability to converse 20 points Personality 15 points Poise 15 points INTERVIEW TOTAL 50 points 2. Professional wear: Attire is a business suit (skirt or pants, closed-toe shoes). The suit does not have to be the same fabric; separates are allowed. Suit worn for the interview may also be worn for the professional wear category. Posture and poise 10 points Overall impression 10 points PROFESSIONAL WEAR TOTAL 20 points

2015 Brown County Fair Queen Kayla Snyder crowns Katelyn Martin as the 2016 fair queen.

3. Evening gown: Attire is a long evening gown. At least one portion of the hemline needs to be floor-length. A gown with the skirt split above the knee (more than 2 inches above the kneecap), a low-cut bodice and/or cut design is inappropriate for the pageant and may be discounted by the judges upon their decision. Stage presence 15 points Overall impression 10 points On-stage question 5 Points EVENING GOWN TOTAL 30 points Points and score sheets are for the judges’ assessment only. Final selection is the judges’ decision.

REHEARSALS 1. Rehearsals are tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 24, Wednesday, July 26, and Friday, July 28, all at 6 p.m. at the fairgrounds. It is recommended that constants bring shoes they intend to wear in the pageant. Rehearsal dates are subject to change, and all contestants will be contacted in the event of a schedule change. 2. Rehearsals are not required by the state for pageant organizers to have available to contestants, but rather something Brown County does. 3. It is the contestant’s responsibility to prepare herself for the pageant whether through attending these rehearsals or practicing on her own. Questions? Contact Pageant Director Maggie Evans at 812325-0517 or [email protected] 2017 Brown County Fair Preview

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JUNIOR/LITTLES PAGEANTS DATE: Tuesday, Aug. 1 TIME: Starts at 5 p.m.; arrive by 4:45 p.m. to check in CATEGORIES: l Junior King and Junior Queen (12-15) l Junior Prince and Junior Princess (9-11) l Junior Mister and Junior Miss (6-8) l Little Mister and Little Miss (3-5) Age is as of the day of the contest. ELIGIBILITY: Children must be Brown County residents. LOCATION: Old Pavilion at the Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds. JUDGING: Children are judged on personality, interaction with judges and response to questions.

2016 Brown County Junior Queen winners: second runner-up Lexie Weddle, daughter of Cindy Weddle and Tony Grant; first runner-up Addison Volbrecht, daughter of Stacey Price and Ross Volbrecht; and Junior Queen Kelsey Reed, daughter of Andy Reed and Danielle and Chris Ainsworth. | photos by Sara Clifford

WHAT TO WEAR: Girls should wear a nice dress and boys should wear dress pants and shirt. No formal wear will be allowed. ENTRY FEE: $10. Make checks payable to the Brown County Fair Association. DEADLINE: Entry fee and registration form must be received by Monday, July 17. Mail to: Brown County Purdue Extension Attn: Contest P.O. Box 7 Nashville, IN 47448 QUESTIONS? Maggie Evans, 812-325-0517 or [email protected]

Tryton Price was named Mini Mister Brown County. He is the son of Ean (pictured) and Stacey Price.

Shelby Williams, daughter of Chad and Nichole Williams, was second runner-up in Mini Miss Brown County.

JUNIOR/LITTLES PAGEANTS ENTRY FORM: Child’s name______________________________________________________________________________________ Parent name(s)____________________________________________________________________________________ Birth date___________________Male or Female____________ Phone number(s)___________________________________________________________________________________ Age category as of the day of the contest: 22

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BABY PAGEANT DATE: Saturday, July 22 TIME: 6 p.m.; arrive by 5:45 p.m. to check in THEME: Summertime fun CATEGORIES: 3-6 months, 7-9 months, 10-12 months, 13-15 months, 16-18 months, 19-23 months, 24-36 months. Age is as of July 1, 2017. ELIGIBILITY: Babies must be residents of Brown County. LOCATION: Air-conditioned Exhibit Building, Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds JUDGING: Babies are judged on the theme, contentment, personality and interaction with the judges. WHAT TO WEAR: Babies should be dressed in shorts and shirt sets or sundresses. No pageant wear is permitted.

Above: Lennon Voils, daughter of Miranda and Rual Voils, was the firstplace winner in the 10- to 12-months category. Left: Brock Childers, son of Angela Fox and Luke Childers, was the fourthplace finisher in the 10- to 12-months category.

ENTRY FEE: $10, with cash or money orders made out to the Brown County Fair Association. Must be mailed with the entry form. Child is not registered without entry fee. ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday, July 14 Mail to: Brown County Purdue Extension P.O. Box 7 Nashville, IN 47448 QUESTIONS? Heather Ford, 812-340-6335 or [email protected]

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BABY PAGEANT ENTRY FORM: Baby’s name______________________________________________________________________________________ Parent name(s)____________________________________________________________________________________ Birth date___________________Male or Female____________ Phone number(s)___________________________________________________________________________________ Age as of July 1: 3-6 months

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OPEN C AT E G O R I E S ARTS AND CRAFTS

Any number of items may be entered in any class, provided different techniques are used. SECTION I: Christmas at the Fair Class 1. Door, window or wall decoration 2. Table decoration 3. Stocking 4. Christmas ornament or set of ornaments 5. Handmade Christmas card (one per exhibit) SECTION II: Creative Crafts Class 1. Handmade toys 2. Weaving 3. Doll clothes or dolls 4. Ceramics/pottery 5. Tole or folk art article 6. Basketry 7. Handmade card (one per exhibit) SECTION III: Jewelry Class 1. Beaded 2. Metal work 3. Miscellaneous SECTION IV: Recyclables Class 1. Fabrics 2. Wood 3. Glass 4. Paper/plastic 5. Miscellaneous SECTION V: Woodworking Class 1. Refinished 2. Furniture 3. Decorative piece or set 4. Miscellaneous

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SECTION VI: Dried or Silk Flowers Class 1. Centerpiece (no larger than 18 inches long x 10 inches high) 2. Wall or door decoration (no larger than 16 x 24 inches) 3. Miniature (no larger than 3 inches wide x 5 inches high) 4. Miscellaneous SECTION VII: Coloring Pages All exhibits must be framed for display. Only three entries per exhibitor. Class 1. 12 and younger 2. 13 to 18 3. 19 and older

COLLECTIONS

No more than three exhibits of collections may be entered by an individual. The exhibit must be presented securely on or in a container conducive to making a good showing. The exhibit will be judged on presentation and content. A collection is three to 10 items. Examples: spoons, stamps, marbles, buttons, antique toys, figurines, etc.

FINE ARTS

Any number of items may be entered in any class, provided different techniques are used. Artwork intended to hang must be framed for hanging unless using wrap-around canvas on wooden frame. SECTION I: Watercolor/Oil/Acrylic SECTION II: Drawing/Pastel/Graphite SECTION III: Sculpture SECTION IV: 12 and younger SECTION V: Miscellaneous

FLORICULTURE

All specimens will be exhibited in clear glass vases. You will be able to place your exhibit in these upon arrival. Any number of specimens may be entered in any class, provided they are different varieties. If specimen has leaves, all leaves above water should be left on stem; no leaves below water level. One entry per bottle. SECTION I: Zinnia Class 1. Large, over 4 inches, one bloom 2. Medium, 2 to 4 inches, one bloom 3. Small, under 2 inches, one bloom 4. Miniature, one bloom or spray SECTION II: Marigold Class 1. Large, over 4 inches, orange or yellow, one bloom 2. Medium, 2 to 4 inches, orange, yellow, variegated, one bloom 3. Small, under 2 inches, orange, yellow, variegated, one bloom SECTION III: Rose Class 1. One flower on one stem 2. Multiple flowers on one stem SECTION IV: Sunflower Class 1. One bloom, any color, under 6 inches in diameter 2. One bloom, any color, over 6 inches in diameter SECTION V: Miscellaneous Class 1. Any specimen not listed in Sections I to IV SECTION VI: Potted Plants Class 1. Blooming plant, must have at least one bloom 2. Foliage plant 3. Vine plant 4. Combination, one or more varieties in same container. SECTION VII: Artistic Design No artificial flowers or foliage are permitted. Plant materials for the artistic sections may be dried and acquired from any source. Class 1. Sunshine and Shadows, an arrangement with two colors with a definite contrast 2. Little Bit o’ Irish, green and white arrangement in a green or white container 3. Simple and Sweet, an arrangement using single flower 4. Over the Rainbow, an arrangement using seven colors of flowers: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet 5. Kaleidoscope of Color, an arrangement using as many colors as possible. 6. Country Roads, meadow or roadside material in a suitable container. 7. Coffee/Tea Arrangement, utilizing a coffee mug or teapot as your container for the display.

FOOD PREPARATION

• Any number of baked products may be entered in any class, provided they are not the same product. • All food products must be exhibited on disposable plates and covered with clear plastic wrap. • All exhibits become the property of the Brown County 4-H Fair. • The recipe is required, printed or typewritten on a card, with name and address on reverse side. If it’s an old family recipe you do not want to reveal, you must include a list of ingredients. Recipes become the property of the Open Class department with the right to use them in the future. • Health department requirements for baked product competitions: Filling, frosting, glazing, pie filling and meringue, whether cooked or uncooked, are not permitted to contain cream

cheese, whipped cream/sour cream topping, unpasteurized milk or eggs or egg whites. Pasteurized eggs or eggs cooked to 160 degrees may be used. Judges and individuals who will consume products from county competitions should be informed that they are at risk for foodborne illness. The established policy cannot guarantee that an entry that is a potentially hazardous food has been properly prepared or handled before, during or following the competition. SECTION I: Cakes, frosted or unfrosted, single or multi-layered Class 1. Scratch cake 2. Cake mix variation SECTION II: Cookies, iced or un-iced Class 1. Six drop 2. Six bar 3. Six cake mix cookies 4. Six rolled and shaped 5. Six miscellaneous (other than above) SECTION III: Yeast Breads Class 1. White, one loaf 2. Whole wheat, one loaf 3. Dinner rolls, six, any shape 4. Sweet rolls, six, any shape 5. Tea ring 6. Miscellaneous SECTION IV: Quick Bread Class 1. Fruit, one loaf 2. Nut, one loaf 3. Whole wheat or bran, one loaf 4. Muffins, six, any kind 5. Biscuits, six 6. Cornbread 7. Miscellaneous SECTION V: Decorated Cakes Cake form or real cake may be used. Exhibit must remain at fair all week. Class 1. Novelty 2. Tier 3. Sheet SECTION VI: Candy Class 1. Fudge, six pieces 2. Divinity, six pieces 3. Nut brittle, six pieces 4. Party treats, six pieces (mints, chocolate creams, etc.) 5. Miscellaneous, six pieces other than types listed above in 1-4. SECTION VII: Microwave Cooking Class 1. Cake, any kind 2. Cookies, six, any kind 3. Candy, six pieces, any kind 4. Miscellaneous SECTION VIII: Heart Healthy Food Emphasis on reduced sugar and/or fat and/or increased fiber, and/ or gluten free. Class 1. Quick bread, one loaf 2. Muffins, six, any kind 3. Miscellaneous SECTION IX: Hoo’s yer Honey Class 1. Any food item using Hoosier honey 2017 Brown County Fair Preview

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FOOD PRESERVATION

(CANNING and DEHYDRATED) • All canned food must be processed using an appropriate method including jellies, jams, etc. • Any number of jars may be entered in any class, provided they are not the same product. (Example: one jar peaches, one jar cherries) • Exhibit should be in appropriate standard canning jars for specific product. (Example: fruit in pint or quart jar, jelly in jelly glass or jar). Jars may be opened for judging. • Each entry should be labeled on the jar as to content of product, including ingredients and date (month and year) of preparation. Exhibit with rings on. • Exhibit dehydrated foods in Ziplock bags with at least half-cup of dried product, labeled and dated on the bag.

CANNING SECTION I Class 1. Fruit 2. Vegetables (including tomatoes) 3. Juices, sauces and salsas SECTION II Class 1. Pickles 2. Relishes

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DEHYDRATED FOODS

Dehydrated foods must be exhibited in a sandwich-size Ziplock bag. SECTION V Class 1. Fruit 2. Vegetables 3. Herbs 4. Miscellaneous

GARDENING AND CROPS

Exhibitor may enter any number of different vegetables, fruits or herbs. Exhibits will be judged on: • Uniformity — All specimens should be the same size, shape and color. • Condition — Specimens should be free from dirt, disease and blemish and have proper degree of edible maturity. • Quality — Judges will consider crispness, firmness, flavor, etc. SECTION I: Vegetables Root vegetables (beets, carrots, onions, etc.): Cut tops 1/2 to 3/4 inches. Do not peel onions. Cabbage, corn, etc.: Leave three or four wrapper leaves. Cucumbers: Specify if it is a pickling or slicing cucumber. Class 1. One plate of three vegetables (same kind), 10 pods, or one

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head. Vegetable over 5 inches can be displayed singly. 2. Collection of six different vegetables plated together. Example: one each (beet, potato, onion, tomato, zucchini, pepper). SECTION II: Fruits Class 1. One plate of three (apples, etc.) or 20 (cherries, berries, etc.) SECTION III: Herbs Class 1. Specimens, two sprigs (parsley, etc.) or two heads (dill, etc.). Bring specimen in a disposable bottle. If a glass vase is available they will be placed in that container. 2. Potted herbs, single herb or combination of two or more in single container SECTION IV: Crops Class 1. Miscellaneous, any specimen not listed in sections I to III. For example: honey, strained (pint or quart); honey, combed (pint or quart); maple syrup (pint or quart); sorghum molasses

NEEDLECRAFT

Any number of items may be entered, provided they are different. SECTION I: Needlework Class 1. Needlepoint, canvas 2. Counted cross-stitch 3. Crewel embroidery 4. Cross-stitch 5. Embroidery 6. Rugs 7. Miscellaneous SECTION II: Plastic Canvas Needlepoint SECTION III: Knitting Class 1. Sweater 2. Stole, poncho, vest or shell 3. Afghan 4. Miscellaneous SECTION IV: Crocheting Class 1. Sweater 2. Stole, poncho, vest or shell 3. Afghan 4. Miscellaneous SECTION V: Baby Division (garments under size 6), knitted or crocheted Class 1. Afghan 2. Sweater set 3. Miscellaneous SECTION VI: Pillows Class 1. Needlepoint 2. Crewel 3. Latch hook 4. Quilt top 5. Miscellaneous

QUILTING SECTION I: Hand-quilted Class 1. Pieced 2. Appliquéd 3. Embroidered 4. Child’s or baby’s (pieced, appliquéd, embroidered) 5. Clothing, any article 6. Miscellaneous

SECTION II: Machine-quilted Class 1. Pieced 2. Appliquéd 3. Embroidered 4. Child’s or Baby’s (pieced, appliquéd, embroidered) 5. Clothing, any article 6. Miscellaneous SECTION III: Tied Class 1: Pieced 2. Appliquéd 3. Child’s or baby’s 4. Miscellaneous SECTION IV: Wall or Lap Quilts Class 1: Pieced 2. Appliquéd 3. Child’s or baby’s 4. Miniature 5. Miscellaneous SECTION V: Patriotic or Red, White and Blue Quilts (any size or technique) All quilts will be displayed to the best or our ability and based on the space available.

PHOTOGRAPHY

• All exhibits will be displayed in clear, acid-free protector sleeves, which will be provided at check-in or in advance at the Extension Office at no cost to the exhibitor. You may bring your photos in your own sleeves; however, to provide uniform judging we will ask you to place them in the type we are providing. PHOTOGRAPHS THAT ARE MOUNTED, MATTED OR FRAMED WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. • All prints must be made from images not more than 2 years old. Only one entry may be made in each class. Photos previously entered for judging may not be entered again in Open Class. • We reserve the right to reject pictures not in good taste. • All photos must be 5x7 or 8x10 inches. • Each entry should have the following on the back side upper left corner: Name, address, title of exhibit, section number, class numbers • A champion will be awarded in each section provided there are three blue ribbons in that section. • No more than eight photos will be accepted from one exhibitor. SECTION I: Color Class 1: Animals/insects 2. Plants 3. Portraits/people scenes 4. Scenery 5. Barns, bridges, buildings 6. Miscellaneous (must not fit in classes 1-5) SECTION II: Black and White Class 1: Animals/insects 2. Plants 3. Portraits/people scenes 4. Scenery 5. Barns, bridges, buildings 6. Miscellaneous (must not fit in classes 1-5)

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SECTION III: Photoshop Class 1. Collage, four or more pictures on 8x10 2. Special effect, copy /paste, halo, etc. SECTION IV: Sepia Class 1: Animals/insects 2. Plants 3. Portraits/people scenes 4. Scenery 5. Barns, bridges, buildings 6. Miscellaneous (must not fit in classes 1-5)

PIE CONTEST

Sponsored by Brown County Homemakers • Contestants can only enter three categories. • No cream, custard, pumpkin or meringue-topped pies will be accepted, even if they are in compliance with health department food safety regulations (below). • No tarts may be entered in the pie contest. • Pies must be brought to and registered in the Community Room at the Extension Office on Tuesday, Aug. 1 between 5 and 6:15 p.m. • Judging begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. Judging is open to the public. • All pie crust and filling must be made from scratch. • The pie can be prepared in any pie pan; however, the homemakers are not responsible for your pan. • The recipe is required on a card, with name and address on the reverse side. If it’s an old family recipe you do not want to

reveal, you must include a list of ingredients. Recipes become the property of the Open Class department with the right to use them in the future. • Food safety regulation for submitted baked products: Filling, frosting, glazing, pie filling and meringue, whether uncooked or cooked, is not permitted to contain cream cheese, whipped cream, sour cream, unpasteurized milk or eggs/egg whites. Pasteurized eggs or eggs cooked to 160 degrees before use may be used. Home-canned fruits, vegetables or meats are not permitted in products.

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• Pies will be judged on general appearance, flavor, texture of crust, and texture of filling. • First, second and third places will be awarded in each section. Cash prizes will be awarded in each section: $5 for first, $3 for second and $2 for third. Champion and Reserve Champion pies will be selected overall and will receive prizes. All contestants will receive a ribbon. • Winners will be announced immediately following judging. • Pies will become property of the Brown County Extension Homemakers, and after the contest, they will be sold by the slice or entire pie, plain or a la mode. Only pies in the following categories will be accepted: I: Apple II: Berry III: Cherry IV: Other fruit (fresh or dried) V: Nut VI: Chocolate combos (Chocolate may not be added to categories I-V or it will be judged under VI section.) VII: Bettys, cobblers or crisps — must be in a square pan or pie plate. VIII: Miscellaneous With any questions regarding the pie contest, please contact Jane Donaldson at 317-753-7083.

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SCRAPBOOKING

Any number of scrapbooks may be entered, provided they are different subjects. Judging will include creativity, neatness, documentation or labeling (names, dates, places, etc.).

SEWING

Any number of items may be entered in any class, provided different techniques are used. SECTION I: Sewing for self or others Class 1. Family outfit — person and one or more family members 2. Street-length dress or dress with own jacket 3. Coat or suit 4. Separates — two, three, four or more garments to be worn together or separately 5. My choice — swimwear, loungewear, tennis wear or costume 6. Evening wear of any design suitable for after 5 p.m. wear 7. Shirt, blouse, skirt, jacket or vest 8. Children’s wear — boy or girl under 12 9. Infant (under 3) 10. Aprons 11. Purses/totes SECTION II: Sewing for the Home Class 1. Placemats, set of two 2. Tablecloth 3. Table napkins, set of two 4. Shower or window curtains 5. Miscellaneous, any number of items provided they are different SECTION III: Creative Sewing Class 1. Sewing machine-embellished garment 2. Appliquéd garment 3. Serged garment 4. Miscellaneous, any garment utilizing creative techniques

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For special needs people. Please list age or limitation. Any number of items may be entered, provided they are not the same product. SECTION I: Arts and Crafts Class 1. Christmas, any item 2. Creative crafts, any item 3. Woodworking, any item 4. Drawing and painting, any item 5. Coloring pages, maximum of three

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BROWN COUNTY FAIR OPEN CLASS RULES

The Brown County Fair Board recognizes that there are many talents, and entering in the Open Class departments of the fair is your place to show your unique creativity. Please consider sharing your work for your neighbors to see the hobbies you enjoy. We look forward to a variety of exhibits being on display the week of the fair. l Entry is open to all residents of Brown County or members of a Brown County organization with no limitation on age. l There are no limits on the number of entries unless designated in a particular department. l Entry tags are required on each entry to be exhibited. These will be available at check-in or in advance at the Extension Office. l “Miscellaneous” is only for articles where there is no specific category. More than one entry may be made in “Miscellaneous,” provided they are different. l Entries must be completed or grown by the exhibitor since Aug. 8, 2016, except photography. l Non-perishable exhibits must be entered on Saturday, July 29 between 10 a.m. and noon. Late entries will be accepted Monday, July 31 from 9 to 10 a.m. l Perishable exhibits (floriculture and gardening, food preservation and food preparation) must be entered Monday, July 31 between 10 a.m. and noon. l The Danish system of judging (where a project is judged on its own merit by certain guidelines) will be used, and each placing will be determined by the judge according to the quality of the exhibits. Any number of first, second and third places may be awarded. All exhibits will be marked with a ribbon to designate the placing following the judging according to the official records. No monetary awards are given. l A Champion and Reserve Champion ribbon will be awarded from the blue ribbon winners in each section, provided there are at least three blue ribbons in the section. Honorable Mention ribbons will be awarded when merited. l No one will be allowed to watch the judging except those officially designated. l Exhibits must be claimed on Sunday, Aug. 6 between 2 and 4 p.m. Exhibits may not be removed between the time of official entry and release.

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Exhibits will not be released before 2 p.m. Open Class is not responsible for exhibits left after release time of 4 p.m. l An entry slip is used to list all of your entries. The white copy will stay in our records, and the yellow copy will go home with you after check-in. You must bring the yellow slip with you the day exhibits are released. Entry slips are available in advance at the Extension Office and at check-in. l Open Class is not responsible for lost or damaged exhibits. l Open Class county fair competition is separate from state fair competition. If you choose to have an entry at the state fair level, you must enter yourself online by July 28 (horticulture and agriculture) or July 29 (other arts). For more state fair information, go to indianastatefair.com/state-fair/ competitionscontests.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Homemakers President: Cathy Donaldson Open Class Superintendent: Wendy Earnshaw, cell 317-453-7306, [email protected] Extension Homemaker Clubs hosting Open Class exhibits: Brown County Herb Society, Cedar Hills Club, Day Dreamers Club, Mail Box Members, Quick Quilters Club Open Class also is sponsored by the Brown County 4-H Fair Association and Brown County Extension Homemakers Association Purdue University Extension Service Brown County Office 802 Memorial Drive P.O. Box 7 Nashville, IN 47448 812-988-5495

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