Individual Craft Exhibit Rules

  1. This area will be divided and judged in three divisions:
    • Peewee Division: ages 3 - 5
    • Youth Division: ages 6 - 18
    • Adult Division: ages 19 & up

  2. All entries in this department must be entered at the fairgrounds on Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

  3. All entries must have been made within the past year in DeSoto County, be clean and in good condition, be hand made and the work of the exhibitor.

  4. No entry will be accepted in this department from any club, organization or home business. No articles will be entered with a price tag.

  5. All canned products must be in standard jars, half pints, pints, quarts, etc., all with lids.

  6. All culinary (food preparation) entries must be on paper or foil plates covered with plastic wrap extending far enough over the edges so as to tuck underneath. A recipe must accompany all entries (NO box mixes. All entries must be labeled on the bottom).

  7. All entries will be judged by the Danish system (each item is judged on its own merit, not against the others in that class), according to division.

  8. All entries, except food, CANNOT be removed before Monday, January 27, 2014 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. All entries MUST be picked up by Monday, January 27, 2014 by 2:00 pm. After this, you must call the fair office and make arrangements to pick up your article.

  9. All but one piece (or slice) of culinary items may be removed by the owner after judging is completed.

  10. As a competitor, you must fully agree to indemnify and hold harmless the DeSoto County Fair Association, Inc., its officers, directors, agents and employees from any and all claims, causes of action, and suits accruing of or resulting from damage, injury, or loss to any person(s), and from any loss of property, goods, wares or merchandise, including driving in and out of the event.

  11. Only articles listed in this department and conforming to these rules will be accepted and judged for the purpose of awarding ribbons.

Please bring your claim ticket with you at pick-up.

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