A Tradition since 1924...
93rd Annual Charles County Fair                            September 15-18, 2016                                              La Plata, Maryland
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Department M - Crafts
Superintendent Mrs. Patsy Jarvis 301-932-1581 Entries will be received on Wednesday, September 14th from 1:00 - 8:00 p.m "One Best of Show will be awarded for Section 1, Section 2, Section 4 & Sections 5-9." This department is displayed in the P. D. Brown Building (Home Arts) in the Greens area.
Section 1- CHINA, HAND PAINTED 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1. Flowers 7.00 6.00 5.00 3.00 2. Fruit or Vegetable 7.00 6.00 5.00 3.00 3. Landscape 7.00 6.00 5.00 3.00 4. Birds 7.00 6.00 5.00 3.00 5. Still Life 7.00 6.00 5.00 3.00 6. Fish or Animals 7.00 6.00 5.00 3.00 7. Dresden Design 7.00 6.00 5.00 3.00 8. Any Holiday Theme 7.00 6.00 5.00 3.00 9. Penwork 7.00 6.00 5.00 3.00 10. Any Holiday Ornament 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 11. Miscellaneous, any article 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 Section 2 - CERAMICS   1st 2nd 3rd 4th  1. Dry Brushing 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 2. Underglaze decoration 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00  3. Airbrush 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 4. Glaze decoration 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 5. Glaze & Underglaze combination 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 6. Stain decoration 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 7. Antiquing 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 8. Luster and Metallics 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 9. Stain & Glaze combination 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 10. Hand pieces, any item 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 11. Any ceramic piece, 9 and under 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 12. Any ceramic piece, 10 through 16 years 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 13.  Any other ceramic item 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 Section 3 - RUGS   1st 2nd 3rd 1. Braided 6.00 5.00 4.00 2. Crocheted 6.00 5.00 4.00 3. Latch Hook 6.00 5.00 4.00 4. Original design, no kit 7.00 6.00 5.00 5. Any rug - Exhibitor Age 9 years and under 6.00 5.00 4.00 6. Any rug - Exhibitor Age 10 to 16 years 6.00 5.00 4.00 Section 4 - HANDICRAFTS 1st 2nd 3rd 1. Chair or stool seat, hand-woven 8.00 6.00 5.00 2. Chair or stool seat, caned 8.00 6.00 5.00 3. Plastic Canvas article 5.00   4.00 3.00 4. Decorated article of clothing 5.00 4.00 3.00 5. Jewelry, handmade 5.00 4.00 3.00 6. Jewelry - Exhibitor 9 years and under 5.00 4.00 3.00 7. Jewelry - Exhibitor 10 years to 16 years 4.00 3.00 2.00 8. Hand painted article for home 5.00 4.00 3.00 9. Pictures - Needlework - Framed for hanging 5.00 4.00 3.00 10. Pictures - other- Framed for hanging 5.00 4.00 3.00 11. Pillows, miscellaneous 5.00 4.00 3.00 12. Stained Glass - Sun catchers - under 12" 5.00 4.00 3.00 13. Stained Glass - 3 dimensional work - box, planter, landscape, etc. 8.00 6.00 5.00. 14. Stained Glass - hanging over 12" 8.00 6.00 5.00. 15. Stained Glass, Miscellaneous 5.00 4.00 3.00 16. Teddy Bear, stuffed 5.00 4.00 3.00 17. Doll, stuffed 5.00 4.00 3.00 18. Other animal, stuffed 5.00 4.00 3.00 19. Wall hanging fabric 5.00 4.00 3.00 20.  Wall hanging miscellaneous 5.00 4.00 3.00 21. Any craft item, exhibitor 9 and under 5.00 4.00 3.00 22. Any craft item, exhibitor 10 - 16 years 5.00 4.00 3.00 Section 5 - CRAFT FAIR ITEMS-NO KITS PLEASE Creativity And Originality Considered In Judging 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1. Articles $5 or less for child 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 2. Articles $5 or less for home 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 3. Articles $5 or less miscellaneous 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 4. Articles $10 or lessf or child 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 5. Articles $10 or less for home 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 6. Articles $10 or less miscellaneous 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 7. Articles over $10 for child 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 8. Articles over $10 for home 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 9. Articles over $10 miscellaneous 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 6 - CHRISTMAS NO KITS EXCEPT CLASS 1   1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1. Christmas decoration, made from kit 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 2. Christmas Stocking 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 3. Tree ornaments 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 4. Christmas tabletop decoration 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 5. Christmas door decoration 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 6. Christmas Wreath  4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 7. Christmas wall decoration 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 8. Christmas decoration, Exhibitors 9 years and under 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 9. Christmas decoration, Exhibitors 10-16 years 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 7 - DECORATIVE ARRANGEMENTS - HAND    1st 2nd 3rd 4th  1. Tabletop Arrangement· Natural 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 2. Tabletop Arrangement - Artificial Materials 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 3. Tabletop Arrangement - mixed materials 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 4. Wall Arrangement Natural materials - no wreaths 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 5. Wall Arrangement Artificial materials - no wreaths 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 6. Wall Arrangement mixed materials - no wreaths 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 7. Wreath Arrangement, natural material 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 8. Wreath Arrangement, artificial material 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 9. Wreath Arrangement, mixed material 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 10. Holiday Theme other than Christmas Wall Arrangement 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 11. Holiday Theme other than Christmas Tabletop Arrangement 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 12. Holiday Theme other than Christmas Wreath Arrangement. 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 13. Decorative Arrangement - Exhibitor Under 16 yrs. 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 Section 8 - BASKETRY   1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1. Rib Basket 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2. Twined Basket 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 3. Bark Basket  6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 4. Mold Woven Basket  6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 5. Flat Reed Basket 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 6. Paper Basket 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 7. Antler Basket 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 8. Miniature Basket 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 9. Pine Needle Basket 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 10. Natural/Gathered Material Basket 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 11. Creative Basket 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 12. Creative Gourd 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 13. Decorative Gourd 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 14. Gourd Bird House 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 15. Gourd Other 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 16. Basket Other 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 17. Any basket exhibitor Age 9 years and under . 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 18. Any basket exhibitor Age 10-16 years 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 Section 9 - MISCELLANEOUS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1. Item from recycled material - Exhibitors 9 years and under 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 2. Item from recycled material - Exhibitors 10-16 years 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 3. Item from recycled material 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 4. Item with any Holiday Theme 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 5. Any Item not covered in above classes 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 6. Any Item not covered in above classes  - Exhibitors 9 years and under 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 7. Any Item not covered in above classes - Exhibitors 10-16 years 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00
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Important Information  All articles must be the handwork of the exhibitor. All articles must be clean and suitable for display. No professional efforts are acceptable. Judging is based on the general appearance, quality of workmanship, originality and appropriate to class description. All articles must have been completed since last years fair. Exhibitors 16 and under should include age on entry tag. Only one entry per class will be accepted from an exhibitor. Online Entries Online Entries
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