DEPARTMENT O - CANNED GOODS

Superintendent - Michelle Beaty  (815) 474-2859

Entries will be accepted 5:00 - 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. An entry fee of .50 per entry will be charged. (Pre-entry fee is .25 per entry and must be received by Monday, Aug 28)  Release date will be Sunday, September 3rd from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Must have a stub to pick up entry. Alternate release date is Wednesday, September 6th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. 
Exhibitor's ticket is $5.00 per person.  Please refer to rules and regulations. All entries must be in white pint or quart fruit jars with two piece lids and neatly labeled. Display of 3 jars are the only exception. Canned fruit and vegetables must be shown in white quart or pint jars - except where specifically stated. All jars must be neatly labeled and sealed with two piece lids. Rusty lids will be disqualified. Dirty jars or visible mold will be disqualified. Jams are made of chopped fruit and preserves are made of whole fruit. All jams, jellies, and preserves must be in regulation jelly jar, half pint, or pint jars with two piece lids, neatly labeled. All jars must be water-packed. Paraffin sealed jars will not be judged. All preserves, jellies, jams, and pickles are opened by judge. Any other entry may be opened at the judges’ discretion. Best of Show plaque will be given to the best or most outstanding in Canning categories 2054 - 2093.

PREMIUM AWARDS

1ST - $3.00; 2ND - $2.00; 3RD - $1.00

 

 

PRESERVES                                       

2054 - Strawberry                                

2055 - Red Raspberry                                             

2056 - Tomato                                      

2057 - Peach                                         

2058 - Any other (can be a butter)                  

 

JAMS

2059 - Apricot                                      

2060 - Red Raspberry                                             

2061 - Strawberry                                

2062 - Any other                                 

 

JELLIES                                                               

2063 - Apple                                         

2064 - Blackberry                                 

2065 - Red Raspberry                                             

2066 - Cherry                                        

2067 - Any other                                 

 

CANNED FRUITS                                

2068 - Applesauce                                          

2069 - Peaches (whole)                                  

2070 - Pears                                                                          

2071 - Plums                                         

2072 - Any other

 

PICKLES

2073 - Beet pickles

2074 - Bread & Butter

2075 - Chili sauce

2076 - Kosher dill

2077 – Dill

2078 - Any misc. pickle

 

VEGETABLES

2079 - Green beans

2080 - Tomatoes (whole)

2081 - Veg. Soup mix

2082 - Carrots

2083 - Tomato juice

2084 - Stewed tomatoes

2085 - No meat spaghetti sauce

2086 – Beets

2087 - Sauerkraut

2088 - Peas

 

SALSA

2089 - Salsa

 

CATSUP                              

2090 - Tomato

 

DISPLAY (3 JARS EACH DISPLAY)

2091 - Jams

2092 - Vegetables

2093 - Any other

 

2094 - BEST OF SHOW - 1st place winners from categories 2054 - 2093 compete, plaque & $5

 

DISCLAIMER

"The Department of Agriculture shall use its best efforts to secure sufficient appropriations to fund premiums. In any year for which the General Assembly of the State of Illinois fails to make an appropriation sufficient to pay such premiums, premium amounts may not be accurately reflected in this Premium Book."