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FAIR OFFICE:

Miranda Muir, General Manager
Phone: 321-697-3050

Fax: 321-697-3060

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FAIR LOCATION:

Osceola Heritage Park

1911 Kissimmee Valley Lane

Kissimmee, FL 34744

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If you still have questions concerning the definitions, rules and regulations of entering a Creative Art Exhibit, please contact us. We are looking forward to having your entry in our Fair!

Download the Registration Form (PDF). Fill it out and bring it with your entry.

 

 

 

 

Osceola County Fair & Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show

CREATIVE ARTS EXHIBIT
General Information

Chairperson
Diann Arthur 407 922-1266 (cell) or 434 534-9170 diannparthur@aol.com

Co-Chairperson
Beverly Frankenberg 407 552-6932 (cell) or 407 892-6549 bfrank323@aol.com

  1. ENTRY FEE: Adults (19 and up) $3.00 per item entered. Youth (18 and under) $2.00 per item entered. ENTRIES ARE OPEN TO ALL RESIDENTS OF OSCEOLA COUNTY.
  2. AWARDS: Ribbons: 1st, Blue $5.00, 2nd, Red $3.00, 3rd, White $2.00. Entries are judged on merit and prizes are not guaranteed. All double blue ($10) winners (youth and adult) will then compete in a Best of Show competition with a cash award of $25.00. In classes without competition or if any entry is inferior in quality, awards will be made only at the discretion of the judges. DECISION OF THE JUDGES WILL BE FINAL. Youth classes will be judged against each other and on their own merit.

 

CREATIVE ARTS REGISTRATION

Saturday, December 14, 2013 or
Saturday, January 11, 2014
8:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Osceola Heritage Park – KVLS Pavilion

NO LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Click HERE to register via our online system.

Please note that when registering online, you are still required to submit payment to the KVLS Office no later than January 11, 2014, postmarked by January 9, 2014. If payment is NOT received your submission will be void.

Exhibitors may show 10 entries per department. Entries may not have been previously entered in the fair. Entries will be accepted from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 8, 2014 or on Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm only. (BAKED GOODS ARE TO BE BROUGHT IN ON SUNDAY ONLY). No baked goods accepted that need refrigeration.

LIABILITY: KVLS & Fair, Inc., a.k.a. Osceola County Fair & Livestock Show will not be responsible for damage or loss. Attendants will be provided during operational hours. Night security will be provided when the fair is closed.

EXHIBITORS will not be allowed in the building during judging.

REMOVAL OF ITEMS: Exhibitors must claim and take entire charge of their exhibits from 3 pm-7 pm ON
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014 ONLY
. Items removed early will result in forfeiture of any premium money due.
The fair will not be responsible for any items left after 7 PM ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014. To receive premium money, all exhibitors must show ribbons won at the time of check out.

DEFINITIONS:

PROFESSIONALS: Those who teach as a profession or receive a percentage of income for their work will be
considered professional and cannot exhibit, unless a professional class is listed.

AMATEUR: One who engages in a pursuit, study, science, or sport as a pastime rather than a profession. EXHIBITORS MAY ENTER AS A PROFESSIONAL OR AMATEUR, BUT NOT BOTH

YOUTH: One who is not older than 18 by the date of the show and qualified as an amateur.

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: Any adult entered in quilting or needle work can win. No premium money paid.

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS “ALL DEPARTMENTS”

A numbered tag with detachable stub is attached to every individual entry delivered in person. This stub is your receipt and must be surrendered when you claim your exhibit. MAKE SURE YOU GET A STUB FOR EACH ENTRY ENTERED.

The use of copyrighted characters, logos, or other material is prohibited. No commercial exhibits will be accepted in any department.

The Osceola County Fair reserves the right to reject any entry not considered suitable, being too large, heavy or small to be displayed properly, or being in non-compliance with these rules and regulations.

Entrants must follow any special requirements listed under any individual section.

Any items entered into this department may be photographed and used by the Osceola County Fair for advertising and promotion.

Please note: All prize money will be paid by cash at check out.

Exhibits must be clean, completed, (bound, framed, stuffed, hemmed, etc. as applicable) and strictly handmade. Every entry that is hung must be framed or mounted and ready to be hung with wire. All articles entered must have been completed by the entry date, and never before shown at the Osceola County Fair.

No entries will be accepted in this exhibit from any club or organization.

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To view the information in each section, click on the panel heading to open that section.

HOME ECONOMICS - BAKED GOODS DEPARTMENT (ABG)

SECTION 1 - HOME BAKING ADULT
Special Requirements for Home Baking Department: Half a cake or pie will be eligible for entry and will be judged on same basis as a whole. Six cookies, candies, rolls, etc., are required for entry. A whole loaf of bread must be entered. Loaf cakes may be baked in either loaf or funnel pan. Baked goods must be on disposable plates. No glass plates accepted. No microwave baking will be allowed. PLEASE identify baked goods. ALL BAKED GOODS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014 FROM 3-6 PM. ALL BAKED GOODS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014 FROM 3-6 PM.

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 2 - HOME BAKING YOUTH
See Special Requirements above. Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

HOME ECONOMICS - DECORATED CAKES DEPARTMENT (ADC)

SECTION 1 - DECORATED CAKES ADULT
Special Requirements: Every entry must be submitted on a sturdy, footed board. Floral wires may not be inserted directly into cake. For health reasons, the technique of ribbon insertion (fabric inserted into a cut into the cake surface) is prohibited, and items must not be consumed. Ribbons may be used to decorate the edge of the cake board. Dummy cakes or real cakes may be used; however, if dummies are used, it must be possible to reproduce the item using real cake. Judges are entitled to cut, probe or dismantle entry to establish that it is eligible to compete. Each entry must be solely the work of the entrant, except for the Youth Division, where an adult may bake the cake. Team efforts are allowed, but all team members must be disclosed and only one ribbon will be awarded (if earned).

Cakes may be covered in buttercream, marzipan or rolled fondant. No artificial or commercial decorations
permitted, unless specified. Wires, stamens, Styrofoam rose centers, floristry tape and thread permitted for
sugar flowers only. Edible supports, colors and dusts permitted.

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 2 - DECORATED CAKES YOUTH
See Special Requirements Above. Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

HOME ECONOMICS - CANNED GOODS DEPARTMENT (ACG)

SECTION 1 - CANNED GOODS ADULT
Special Requirements: All canned items must be presented in commercial clear glass jars with acceptable lids and rings. No name of exhibitor on jar. Please label jar, identifying contents with canning date on jar.

STANDARDS FOR CANNED FRUITS & VEGETABLES:

  • Color: As near as possible to that of the natural fruit or vegetable
  • Clearness: Syrup or liquid clear and free from seeds and bubbles
  • Pack: Arrangement with reference to symmetry and best use of space. As large a portion of solids to liquids as possible. Uniformity of shape and size.
  • Containers: Labels, suitable, uniform, neat, clean, and standard jar.
  • Uniformly ripened products firm enough to hold shape. No defective or over ripe fruits or vegetables.
  • Only young and tender vegetables should be canned. Jars will not be opened.

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 2 - CANNED GOODS YOUTH
See Special Requirements above: Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

HOME ECONOMICS - TABLE SETTING DEPARTMENT (ATS)

SECTION 1 - TABLE SETTING ADULT
One place setting is to be displayed. Include placemat, dinnerware, stemware, flatware and center piece. You will have a space of 24”X24” (DO NOT GO OVER THIS SIZE). Paper plates, plasticware and paper napkins may be used for a picnic, but they would not be appropriate for a formal dinner. Flatware and dishware must be safe to eat from, i.e., no glitter, glue, etc. is to be used on eating surfaces.

CLASSES
01. Formal
05. Casual
09. Holiday

SECTION 2 - TABLE SETTING YOUTH
See Special Requirements above: Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

NEEDLEWORK - DEPARTMENT (ANE)

SECTION 1 - CLOTHING ADULT
Special Requirements: All entries must be on a hanger, new, clean and pressed.

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 2 - CLOTHING YOUTH
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

SECTION 3 - CROCHETING ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 4 - CROCHETING YOUTH
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

SECTION 5 - HAND EMBROIDERY ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 6 - HAND EMBROIDERY YOUTH
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

SECTION 7 - KNITTING ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 8- KNITTING YOUTH
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

SECTION 9- MACHINE EMBROIDERY ADULT
Special requirements: Garment entry must be on a hanger. Items must be fully finished. CLASSES 01. Any Entry

SECTION 10 - MACHINE EMBROIDERY YOUTH
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

SECTION 11 - RUGS ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 12 - RUGS YOUTH
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

SECTION 13 - SEWING ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 14 - SEWING YOUTH
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

SECTION 15 - WEAVING ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 16 - WEAVING YOUTH
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

SECTION 19 - MEMORIALS ADULT & YOUTH
Items in this class could have been made by persons living or dead, residing in or out of Florida. Entries may be of any needlework technique represented in Sections 1 thru 14. Brief biographical information about the makers and or stories about these family heirlooms are encouraged and may be submitted with the entries. All Needlework Department rules and regulations apply in Memoriam entries. Damage or stains on antique, fragile or well-loved entries are acceptable. Quilts, Afghans or garments too delicate to hang will be folded or draped on tables. Entries in this class are for display only. No premiums will be awarded.

QUILTING - DEPARTMENT (AQD)

SECTION 1 - QUILTING ADULT
Special requirements: Entry must be the work of one person. Wearable must be submitted on a hanger. Only quilts made by the person who submits the entry will be judged. All other quilts may be entered for display only, not judged. All quilts must have 4” pocket sewn on back for display.

CLASSES
01. Machine
02. Hand

SECTION 2 - QUILTING YOUTH
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

FINE ARTS - DEPARTMENT (AFA)

Special Requirements: Articles must be clean, dry and ready to show. Entries must be framed or mounted and ready to hang.

SECTION 1 - CERAMICS/POTTERY ADULT AMATEUR

01. Any Entry

SECTION 2 - CERAMICS/POTTERY YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 3 - PAINTING ADULT PROFESSIONAL

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 4 - PAINTING ADULT AMATEUR

01. Any Entry

SECTION 5 PAINTING YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 6- DRAWING ADULT PROFESSIONAL

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 7 - DRAWING ADULT AMATEUR

01. Any Entry

SECTION 8 - DRAWING YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 9 - PHOTOGRAPHY ADULT PROFESSIONAL

CLASSES
01. Any Photography

SECTION 10 - PHOTOGRAPHY ADULT AMATEUR

01. Any Entry

SECTION 11 PHOTOGRAPHY YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 12 - SCULPTURE ADULT AMATEUR

01. Any Entry

SECTION 13 - SCULPTURE YOUTH

01. Any Entry

CRAFT & HOBBY - DEPARTMENT (ACH)

SECTION 1 - BASKET WEAVING ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 2 - BASKET WEAVING YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 3 - BEADING ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 4 - BEADING YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 5 - DRIED/SILK FLOWER ARRANGING ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 6 - DRIED/SILK FLOWER ARRANGING YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 7- LEATHERWORKING ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 8 - LEATHERWORKING YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 9 - METALS ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 10 - METALS YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 11- MODELS ADULT

CLASSES
01. Airplanes
02. Cars
03. Wooden Ships
04. Doll Houses
05. Puzzles
06. String Art
07. Decorated Eggs
08. Other

SECTION 12- MODELS YOUTH
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

SECTION 13 - RUBBER STAMPS ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 14 - RUBBER STAMPS YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 15 - SCRAPBOOKING ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 16 - SCRAPBOOKING YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 17 - STAINED GLASS ADULT

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 18 - STAINED GLASS YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 19 - WOODWORKING PROFESSIONAL

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 20- WOODWORKING ADULT AMATEUR

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 21 - WOODWORKING YOUTH

01. Any Entry

SECTION 22- SAND ART ADULT PROFESSIONAL

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 23 - SAND ART ADULT AMATEUR

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 24 - SAND ART YOUTH

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 25 - SPECIALTY SHOPPE ADULT AMATEUR

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

SECTION 26 - SPECIALTY SHOPPE YOUTH

CLASSES
01. Any Entry

 

HORTICULTURE - DEPARTMENT (AHD)

Questions: Extension Services-Jessica Sullivan, 321-697-3040

Plants must be grown by the exhibitor at least 60 days prior to the fair. Plants will be on display indoors for two weeks; it is recommended that only plants suited to low light conditions be entered. All entries must be clean, insect free, disease free. The Plant Clinic at Extension Services (In Osceola Heritage Park, 1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane, Kissimmee, 321-697-3000) is open 8:00am-5:00pm if you need help identifying your plants. Hanging baskets and large trees will not be accepted.

Produce must be grown by exhibitor. For each produce entry, select three fruits/vegetables of the same kind/cultivar and submit them in a bowl or basket. For each produce entry, submit a photo of you and your plant/garden/tree. Produce will be displayed until it becomes over-ripe.

SECTION 1 - ADULT

CLASSES
01. Flowering Plant- Must be blooming
02. Dish Garden/Terrarium
03. House Plants
04. Produce-Fresh fruits and vegetables - not plants
05. Other

SECTION 2 - YOUTH CLASSES
Please refer to the class list in the adult section above.

 


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