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A /£ 1977 N.C. State Fair Raleigh/October 14-22 NOKTH CAROLINA STATE LIBRARY RALEIGH TCm PARADE OF PROGRESS 100TH YEAR OFTHE N.C. DEPARTMENTOFAGRICULTURE James A. Graham, Commissioner y "FREE" ENTERTAINMENT ARENA THE STATLER BROTHERS FREDDY FENDER HAPPY GOODMAN FAMILY RONNIE MILSAP MARY MACGREGOR CHUBBY CHECKER JOSE FELICIANO HANK SNOW _ JERRY REED OCTOBER 14 OCTOBER 15 OCTOBER 16 OCTOBER 17 OCTOBER 18 OCTOBER 19 OCTOBER 20 OCTOBER 21 OCTOBER 22 All Arena shows 7 P.M. OUTDOOR STAGE JIM & JULIE MURPHY SHOW _OCTOBER 14-17 Appearing 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. PAUL CALDWELL SHOW OCTOBER 18-22 Appearing 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. LIPKO COMEDY CHIMPS OCTOBER 14-22 Appearing 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. \ xV f ^—<; /— ^ N, To facilitate locating specific sections in this Guide, utilize the easy-to-use edge index. Simply flex the edge of the book for clear indication of tab locations. COMMUNITY PROGRAMS 4-H CLUB EXHIBITS PUBLIC INSTRUCTION FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW HORTICULTURE ARTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY BEES AND HONEY DAIRY CATTLE BEEF CATTLE MARKET STEER SHOW JUNIOR BEEF HEIFER FEEDER CALF SHOW SWINE SHOW SHEEP SHOW GOAT SHOW POULTRY DOMESTIC RABBITS EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS CLUBS CULINARY CLOTHING HOME FURNISHINGS SPECIAL EXHIBITS Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2011 with funding from State Library of North Carolina http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinasta77nort The 110th North Carolina If JAMES B. HUNT, JR GOVERNOR JAMES C. GREEN LT. GOVERNOR A DIVISION OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE JAMES A. GRAHAM Commissioner of Agriculture WILLIAM G. PARHAM, JR Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture BOARD OF AGRICULTURE Pat Britton, Jr., Ahoskie, N. C. Dr. Ben Harrington, Raleigh, N. C. Mrs. Evelyn M. Hill, Edneyville, N. C. Donald R. Kincaid, Lenoir, N.C. Sam McLawhorn, Grifton, N. C. Members of Fair Advisory Committee *Henry T. Smith, Fountain, N. C. Fred R. Snow, Jr., Dobson, N. C. L. Sutherland, Laurinburg, N. C. Windell L. Talley, Stanfield, N. C. *M. Sherrill Williams, Newton Grove, N. C. The 1977 Premium Book is dedicated to the Memory of George P. Kittrell North Carolina lost one of its most outstanding agricultural leaders last year with the death of George P. Kittrell. Mr. Kittrell served with distinction and dedication on the State Board of Agriculture from 1953 until his death. Mr. Kittrell represented the swine industry on the Board and made un-told contributions to the betterment of this industry through his service. He served in this capacity during a critical time, particularly in the area of animal health. His perseverance and support of the N. C. Department of Agriculture saw the eradication of hog cholera and brucellosis in the state. Always a friend of the State Fair, George Kittrell was truly a great North Carolinian. STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR RALEIGH 27611 <E5 B. Hl GOVERN March 1, 1977 Dear Friends: I take great pleasure in welcoming you to the one hundred and tenth North Carolina State Fair! Ever since I was a small boy on a farm in Rock Ridge, the coming of autumn and the State Fair has been an exciting time to me. Every year the fair is bigger, more exciting, and more educational than the last. This year the fair promises to be the best ever. There will be many exhibits and shows celebrating the contributions of agriculture in our fair state. There will also be hundreds of other fine exhibits that demonstrate the variety of achievements North Carolina's people are making in so many areas . I hope you will enjoy your visit to the State Fair. cerely , State ofUtyrtb Qarolina Office of the lieutenant Qovernor Dear Exhibitor: Every year, we can rest assured the North Carolina State Fair will begin its run the second Friday in October. Just as we can count on the Fair, we can count on the several thousands of exhibitors, who represent nearly all of the State's 100 counties. Entering more than 14,000 exhibits in the many areas of competition, craftmanship, creativity and care you represent the very heart of North Carolina. You and your exhibits are major educational attractions to our Fair. We are proud of our Fair, which is among the best in the nation, and appreciative of your contribution to its success. Accept my personal thanks for your participation and best of luck in the competition. See you at the Fair. Sincerely, Uimmy Qreen lieutenant Qovernor f&l&U uf ^Curth (Caralttra Ibparhtmti of Agrirulturr Itttlfigh April 5, 1977 To The People of North Carolina: I want to extend a special invitation to each person in North Carolina to attend the 1977 North Carolina State Fair. This is an event designed with you in mind. It is the fondest desire of the State Fair management to provide an exhibition which will be both entertaining and educational for each of you. This is the 100th Anniversary of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and this year's fair will feature this important event in the history of our state. Our theme this year, "Parade of Progress" salutes the accomplishments of this department and what it means to the people of North Carolina. I thank you for your interest in the North Carolina State Fair and look forward to seeing you in Raleigh, October 14-22, 1977. +. v ^ ^MTvr^^By 1 * ' jT, \ mWB ' J whitJm K V V v f % i ' JAMES A. GRAHAM. Commissions ARTHUR K. PITZER. Monoo.r JORTH CAROL STATE FAIR OF AGRICULTURE The Staff of the North Carolina State Fair welcomes your participation in the 110th Annual Fair. Every effort has been made to prepare the buildings and grounds for your exhibits. We are looking forward to seeing your exhibit. Be sure and tell your friends and neighbors that the N. C. State Fair has something for everyone to enjoy. Come and see the Agricultural, Educational, Industrial, and the Entertainment Features of the nine day fair. State Fair Time is Fun Time! Sincerely, Arthur K. Pitzer Manager AKP/bw I025 BLUE RIDGE ROAD RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLII AREA CODE SI N. C. STATE FAIR DATES - OCTOBER 14-22, 1977 N. C. BOARD OF AGRICULTURE James A. Qraham Chairman William Q. Parham, Jr. Deputy Commissioner Pat Britton Jr. Ben Harrington Evelyn Hill Donald Kincaid Henry Smith Sam McLawhorn Fred Snow J. L. Sutherland Winded Talley M. Sherrlll L. Williams 10 STATE FAIR HONORS . . . HENRY GRAYSHELTON GEORGE KITTRELL The 1977 North Carolina State Fair is proud to honor two of its most loyal supporters, Henry Gray Shelton and George P. Kittrell. Mr. Kittrell's untimely death in 1976 and Mr. Shelton's retirement from the Board have left a void which will be hard to replace on the North Carolina Board of Agriculture. These leaders have been an invaluable voice in shaping the policies of the North Carolina State Fair. Both have contributed much to the continued success and improvement of the fair. Their behind-the-scenes counsel and guidance has left their mark on this institution. We can all enjoy a better North Carolina State Fair because of these great North Carolinians. AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT MARKS 100th YEAR (Excerpts from story by Elaine Matthews, NCDA) In the spring of 1877 the N. C. General Assembly enacted legislation creat-ing "a Department of Agriculture, Immigration and Statistics" to deal with problems of the State's agricultural economy which had been severely stricken by the Civil War and Reconstruction periods. The law provided for a seven-member Board of Agriculture to supervise the department's activities. The board selected Anson County's Lenonidas Polk, who had been a moving spirit in the establishment of the NCDA, as its first commissioner. For an annual salary of $3,000, Polk was charged with such duties as improving sheep husbandry, seeking causes of diseases among domestic animals, quarantining sick stock, regulating transportation of all animals, seeking to check insect ravages, fostering new crops in the state. In 1899 the legislature provided for election of a commissioner by the public who chose Samuel L. Patterson of Caldwell County. NCDA's first official home was the second story of the Briggs Building on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. With the office staff came the entire State Museum and Geological Survey, whose care was transferred to the department in 1879. The Experiment Station, which had been created to analyze fertilizers, was connected with the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. In 1881 the Board of Agriculture decided to bring all the divisions of the department together and bought the old National Hotel on Edenton Street at the present site of the Agriculture Building constructed in 1923 and annexed in 1954. During its first 100 years the NCDA established and has constantly im-proved a wide variety of programs to promote and protect agricultural interests of the Tar Heel state: • Because much deception and fraud were being practiced in the sale of fertilizers at the time the Department was established, one of its first responsibilities was fertilizer inspection and analysis. • The actual analysis of fertilizers was to be carried out by the Experiment Station in Chapel Hill. • As a result of legislation of 1851, a State Geologist was appointed by the Governor to retain samples of the minerals of the State. This collection formed the nucleus of the State Museum. • Among the Department's earliest responsibilities were "investigations relative to the ravages of insects." Actually, pests did not pose much of a problem to North Carolina farmers until the mid 1890's when the forests were cut down, forcing the birds to leave. • In 1887, the General Assembly had instructed the Board of Agriculture to "cooperate and aid in the formation of Farmers' Institutes in all the counties of the State." These institutes were the forerunners of the Agricultural Extension program in the state. • The N. C. College of Agricultural and Mechanic Arts (now N. C. State University) was an offspring of the Department of Agriculture. In 1887 the Board began seeking donations for the establishment of an industrial college and looking for sites. A 3V2-acre lot in the northwest part of Raleigh was purchased for $2,100. 12 Even though the original act establishing the Department of Agriculture called for animal health protection, it was 1898 before a State Veteri-narian was appointed. Under the first elected Commissioner, Samuel L. Patterson, the Depart-ment was given more regulatory duties, including the administration of the Pure Food Law, passed the the General Assembly in 1899. The pur-pose of this law was to prevent the adulteration and misbranding of food and drink for both humans and animals. The first laws relating to petroleum products were passed in 1903, at which time heating oil, "Kerosene," was being used primarily for light-ing. Some of this product contained such a large amount of sulphur that it was found to be a health hazard as well as causing deterioration of various fabrics and other materials. By 1917 the Department was also given the responsibility of en-forcing the Gasoline Law. Seed testing actually began in the Botany Division in 1909. The original act establishing the Department had included the regulation of seed sales, and some testing of seeds had been conducted along with the testing of drinking water and plant and seed identification. However, the real emphasis on seed testing came in 1909 with the passage of the Seed Law. The marketing service began in 1913 as the "Division of Cooperative Marketing." By 1924 Market News reported that the division had eight branches: livestock and poultry; fruits and vegetables; farm crops; statistical reports; market news service; rural organization; farm financing through cooperative banks; and a state warehouse system. The need for communication between the Department of Agriculture and the agricultural public it served was evident from the beginning. In 1877, Commissioner Polk started a weekly farm paper called The Farmer and Mechanic. This paper eventually become independent and was replaced by The Bulletin of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture. To protect the financial interests of cotton growers, the legislature of 1919 passed a law creating a state warehouse system. The system established a guarantee fund so that a warehouse receipt would be universally accepted as collateral. The first State Fair, held in November, 1853, was sponsored by the State Agricultural Society. The site was about 10 blocks east of the Capitol in Raleigh. In 1873 the fair was moved to a 53-acre lot on Hillsboro Road, near the present Raleigh Little Theatre. The Society poured approximately $50,000 into the development of the grounds. In all, the Agricultural Society sponsored the State Fair for 73 years, with interruptions during the Civil War and Reconstruction period. Among the most famous guests of the fair during the Society's sponsor-ship were Theodore Roosevelt in 1905 and William Jennings Bryan in 1907. By 1924, the Society asked for aid from the State and the City of Raleigh. A State Fair Board was appointed, and in a few years the fair was moved to its present site on the west side of Raleigh. In 1930 the State Fair was first placed under the Department's adminis-tration. For a few years the Department leased out the operation com-mercially, but in 1937, Commissioner Kerr Scott decided that the management should be directly under the Department. Dr. J. S. Dorton was chosen as manager, and the fair first began to show profits. 13 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raleigh, N.C. 27607 Phone (919) 733-2145 (919) 832-7549 ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Arthur K. Pitzer Manager Bob G. Barlow Asst. Manager Mrs. Barbara Williams Secretary/Entertainment Director Mrs. Stephanie Stephenson Budget Officer Mrs. Lillian B. Young Superintendent of Entry Department Troy M. Bunn Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds A. M. Lee Assistant Supt., Buildings and Grounds ORGANIZATION OF THE FAIR Division I — General Exhibits Dept. "A"—Community Programs, Dr. George Hyatt, Jr., Chairman Dept. "B"—4-H Club Exhibits. James P. West, Superintendent Dept. "D"—State Department of Public Instruction, Dr. A. Craig Phillips, Superintendent Dept. "M"—Swine Show, Dr. James R. Jones, Jr., Supt. Dept. "N"— Sheep Show, J. S. Buchanan, Superi ntendent Dept. "O"—Goat Show, Jim Helms. Superintendent Dept. "E"—Flower and Garden Show, W. G. Avent, Superintendent Dept. "G"—Horticulture, Joe Gourlay, Superintendent Dept. "H"—Arts and Photography, Superintendent Dept. "I"—Bees and Honey, Alfred S. Elder, James F. Greene, John T. Ambrose, Superintendents Division III—Poultry & Rabbits Carl H. Tower, Director Dept. "Q"—Poultry—Live Birds. Hal D. Holt, Superintendent. Entries: S. Allen Home, Cooping and Care Dept. "R"—Domestic Rabbits, Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Riley, Supts. Division II—Livestock Shows William A. Wilder, Jr., Director Dept. "J"— Dairy Cattle. Sr. Show, Superintendent I. D. Porte rfield Dept. "K"—Beef Cattle, J. S. Buchanan, Superintendent Dept. "L"—Market Steer Show and Sale. Chuck Miller, Jim Butler, Larry B. Seal. Superintendents Dept. "L.l"—Junior Beef Heifer Show. Chuck Miller and Jim Butler, Superintendents Dept. "L.2"—Feeder Calf Show. Chuck Miller and Larry B. Seal, Superintendents Dept. Division IV—Extension Home-makers Clubs and Women's Depts. Dr. Eloise Cofer, Director "V"—Extension Homemakers Clubs Exhibits, Mrs. Ada DallaPozza, Asst. Director & Supt. Dept. "W"—Culinary, Mrs. Nadine F. Tope and Mrs. Marjorie Donnelly, Supts. Dept. "X"—Clothing, Miss Harriet Tullerow and Mrs. Judy Walker, Supts. Dept. 'Y"—Home Furnishings, Miss Charlotte Womble, Supt. 14 Division V—Program Features and Special Exhibits Jay Davis, Director Dept. "AA"—Folk Festival, Miss Ruth Jewell, Superintendent Dept. "BB"—Village of Yesteryear, Miss Mary M. Cornwell. Director Dept. "CC"—Apprentice Bricklaying Contest, David First, Superintendent Dept. "DD"—Senior Citizens Fun Festival, James M. Chambers, Superintendent Dept. "EE"—Handicrafts and Hobbies, Mrs. Ann Morgan, Superintendent Dept. "FF"—Children's Barnyard Dept. "GG"—Antique Farm Machinery Dept. "HH"—Tractor Pulling Contest, Phillip Andrews, Charles B. Elks and John Glover, Co- Directors Dept. "II"—Christmas Tree Exhibits, Sarah Johnson, Superintendent 15 Information And General Rules For Exhibitors And Patrons Exhibitors and patrons are sincerely requested to make constructive criticisms and offer helpful suggestions toward bettering any part or depart-ment of this, YOUR STATE FAIR. Please report any discourtesies by gatemen, concessionaires, showmen, or others connected with the Fair. If, for any reason, there is a misunder-standing about admission at gates or elsewhere, please pay the admission price asked, take a receipt for same, and come directly to the Manager's office. Please do not block traffic and delay others by prolonged arguments with ticket-sellers, gatemen and ticket-takers who are working on strict orders from the management and are not allowed to vary from them. Concessions and attractions are granted privileges on the grounds to supply the necessary wants, comforts, conveniences and pleasures of the patrons. The management will not accept or knowingly allow the continuance of any concession, show or other attraction of a questionable nature or a demoralizing tendency, nor will any concession be permitted where the busi-ness is conducted in other than a legitimate and legal manner. Drunkenness, quarreling, or the use of profane or obscene language will not be allowed on the grounds. No begging will be permitted. No peddling, hawking or selling of any kind will be allowed in the buildings or on the grounds except by special license obtained from the Manager. All dining halls, lunch stands, refreshment booths, and other places dis-pensing food and beverage must be substantial in structure and neat in appearance. They must meet all health regulations and must sell only good, wholesome food and pure honest goods at reasonable prices which must be approved by the Fair management and displayed in a prominent place. No soft drinks may be sold in bottles. Parties owning buildings upon the State Fair grounds must notify the manager thirty (30) days prior to the opening of the Fair as to whether they desire to occupy the same or not, and if so, make arrangements with the superintendent of the department for such occupancy. Failure to comply with the provisions of this rule will cause the forfeiture of the use of such building or buildings by the Fair management. Any party or parties, firm or corporation owning buildings or material upon the State Fair grounds without lease, or whose lease has expired, who shall fail to remove same upon order of the Manager within the time specified, shall forfeit all claim thereto, and the Fair management may take charge of and remove same, charging expense attached thereto to the owner or owners thereof, which expense or claim must be paid before material is released to the owner. The management of the State Fair reserves the right to amend, add to and interpret the foregoing and following Rules and Regulations, and to arbitrarily settle and determine all questions and differences in regard thereto, or otherwise arising out of, connected with, or incident to the Fair. In the event of conflict between the General Rules and the special rules which appear as headnotes of the various divisions and departments of the Fair, the latter will take precedence. 16 Disregard of any rule, or misrepresentation on the part of the exhibitor, concessionaire or patrons will forfeit all premiums won, privileges granted, fees paid, and rights to further participation in the Fair. SERVICES The Southern Bell Telephone Company will maintain complete service and toll stations at convenient points on the FAIRGROUNDS. An Information Bureau and office for reporting and recovery of lost and found articles will be maintained on the State Fairgrounds. This service is free and will be cheerfully given. Please do not ask for the use of the Public Address System to locate "lost" persons except small children and in emer-gencies, or where school bus drivers and other group leaders desire to announce departure times. An office for the use and convenience of representatives of the Press, and Radio and Television Stations, will be maintained with telephones, type-writers, and other facilities. It will be a pleasure to supply authentic informa-tion of news value about the Fair, including lists of premium awards. Arrange-ments may be made in advance for special Press, Radio and Television coverage of the Fair by competent trained personnel. The American Red Cross will maintain an emergency hospital and first aid station at the Lounge, with trained attendants in charge from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Adequate toilet facilities for men and women are maintained throughout the grounds. ATTENDANTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO CHARGE FOR USE OF THESE FACILITIES. In order for the State Fair to maintain a complete file of pictures for the use of Press and Television services, exhibitors and patrons are requested under no obligation to purchase pictures, but may arrange directly with the photographer for this service if they so desire. The Fair will furnish free the original bedding for each stall and pen, but exhibitors are required to care for and feed their own animals and they must keep stall and pens clean and well bedded thereafter. The State Fair will employ police, guards and traffic directors, and will use diligence to promote safety and protection of patrons, and their exhibits and property on the Fairgrounds. But, under no circumstances will the Fair or any of its officers and employees be responsible for loss or damage to persons and their property (including entries, exhibits, automobiles in park-ing lots, and articles left in cars) because of accidents, theft, fire, the elements, or other conditions. Articles and animals shipped or mailed to the Fair for exhibit will be accepted only if ALL CHARGES ARE PREPAID. Be sure packages mailed or shipped are properly addressed in accordance with instructions for ship-ment listed later in this section under Exhibits and Exhibitors." INCOMING MAIL and parcels addressed to exhibitors, patrons, conces-sionaires and others connected with or attending the Fair should be called for at the Information office. No responsibility can be assumed for delivery. Messages tefephoned, telegraphed or delivered to the Manager's office for persons exhibiting at, attending, or connected in any way with the Fair, will be accepted for delivery only at the convenience of the Office Staff, and as the time permits. No responsibility will be assumed for delay or nondelivery of such messages. Workers' Permits are issued only to those directly connected with the operation of the fair. Sufficient electric light and power service will be furnished by the Fair to properly illuminate and service the exhibition buildings and grounds. Exhibitors and concessionaires requiring individual electric light and power service in their booths and stands of more than 30 amps 115-230 volts will need to make application through Administration Office. ONLY THE OFFI-CIAL STATE FAIR ELECTRICIANS MAY MAKE INSTALLATIONS AND CONNECTIONS. ELECTRICAL CHARGES WILL BE ESTIMATED. Operators will supply wire from meter base to point of power supply. Where outside wiring is necessary, a fixed charge of $5.00 will be made for each 50 feet or fraction thereof for making connection. All materials must be supplied by the applicant. If located inside of building where wiring exists, any additional labor or material must be paid for by the applicant. No service will be given for less than minimum charge of $5.00. The charge for electric current for power and lights will be prevailing rate per kilowatt hour. Motors will be rated on amperage per kilowatt hour. The current is alternating single phase, or 3-phase, 60 cycles, 120-220 volts. Electric stoves, grills, percolators, waffle irons, and all electrical equipment must not be connected until Fair Electrician has granted permission. Trucks and other vehicles to service exhibits and concession stands will be permitted on the grounds ONLY between the hours of midnight and 10:00 a.m. daily. Permits for entry of service trucks and vehicles must be obtained in advance of the opening of the Fair from the Manager's office. Additional information to that contained in this publication, and inter-pretation of any of the rules and regulations of the Fair may be obtained by writing or communicating with: MANAGER, N. C. STATE FAIR, 1025 BLUE RIDGE BLVD., RALEIGH, N. C. 27607 (Telephone: 832-7549). ENTRIES MAKE ALL ENTRIES EARLY!!! The right is reserved to reject any entry, and all entries received after all space is taken must be rejected. You will find the CLOSING DATES FOR ENTRIES set out in the Rules and Regulations and the general headings of each of the various departments. These dates VARY WITH THE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIFIC DEPART-MENT. Check these Closing Dates carefully. SEPARATE ENTRY BLANKS are required for entries in each of the depart-ments. Request the Entry Department supply you with an adequate number of entry blanks. Competition is OPEN TO THE WORLD in the Rabbit Department, Poultry Department, Goats, Dairy Cattle Department, Beef Cattle Breeding Animal Department, in the Swine and Sheep Departments and the Horse 18 Show. Poultry entering the State for exhibition shall be accompanied by a permit from the State Veterinarian of North Carolina or his authorized representative. In all other divisions and departments competition is LIMITED TO RESIDENTS OF NORTH CAROLINA. NO DEPARTMENT SUPERINTENDENT OR DIRECTOR, OR MEM-BERS OF THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILIES MAY ENTER EXHIBITS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE DEPARTMENTS. All entires (with exceptions noted in the Livestock Division for group classes) must be made in the name of the owner, breeder, manufacturer, grower, producer or one whose skill the exhibit represents. A firm, to be entitled to exhibit as such, must have been organized not less than 30 days prior to the closing date for entries, and such firm must have been organized as a bona fide firm for the purpose of producing, or buying and selling the articles or animals it proposes to exhibit in the name of such firm. A firm will be regarded as one exhibitor. Official printed forms MUST BE USED in making applications for entry. One will be found in the back of this book. USE A SEPARATE FORM FOR ENTRIES IN EACH DEPARTMENT. Be sure to fill out the application form completely, accurately and legibly. Give your rural route number, post office box number, or city street address and zip code. Additional application forms are available upon request to: N. C. STATE FAIR, 1025 BLUE RIDGE BLVD., RALEIGH, N. C. 27607. Incomplete entry forms will be returned for correction if there is time to do so, but REMEMBER: No article or animals will be entitled to exhibit space until proper entry has been made, and no entry will be accepted after the closing date listed for the department. Once an entry is made, it cannot be changed except where it is improperly classed or a mistake has been made in copying the original entry—in which event the changes can be made only with the permission of the Department Superintendent or Director in charge, AND THEN ONLY IN THE OFFICE OF THE ENTRY DIRECTOR." If the records are altered and do not conform with the information on file in the Entry Department, payment of premiums will be withheld. No person except personnel of the Entry Department will be allowed to see the entires, or have access to the entry books, until after the awards are made. The same article or animal cannot be entered for more than one premium number (except as otherwise stated in the Special Department Rules and Regulations). Collections and displays must be made up of specimens other than those entered in single (individual) classes unless otherwise noted. Except for the Horse Show no entry fees are required in any department, except that livestock, poultry, and rabbit exhibitors must include payment of stall, pen, and coop fees with their applications for entry. (SEE HEAD-NOTES OF THESE DEPARTMENTS FOR SCALE OF FEES.) See Dept. H, Arts and Photography head-notes for entry fees in the professional cate-gories. Application forms for entry should be mailed to: N. C. STATE FAIR, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raleigh, N. C. Effective October 3, 1977 the Entry Depart-ment will be staffed to receive applications for entry in person. 19 Entry Department will be open from October 3 through October 23, 8:00 A.M.-5 P.M. except Sunday, October 16 from 1-5 P.M. The Sunday following the fair the department will be open from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. EXHIBITS AND EXHIBITORS The dates on which your exhibits must be in place at State Fair VARY FROM ONE DEPARTMENT TO ANOTHER. These dates are set out in the Department Headings and Rules and Regulations. Check these dates carefully so you can get your exhibits IN PLACE AT THE PROPER TIME TO BE JUDGED. UNCLAIMED EXHIBITS FROM COMPETITIVE DEPARTMENTS, will be con-sidered abandoned if not called for within one week after the official closing of the Fair, and may be disposed of as the Manager of the Fair sees fit. SEE SPECIAL RULES for the Culinary and Horticulture Departments. Remember! All exhibits must be officially entered in the Fair, on official printed forms provided for that purpose, before the closing date for entries in the department. No article or animal will be entitled to space or con-sidered in the judging until proper entry has been made. Removal of exhibits before the date and time specified will be cause for forfeit of all premiums won, all fees paid, and the right to further participation in the Fair. In all but livestock departments, entries and exhibits will remain in place through the entire fair. Release times are scheduled for the day following the fair due to the lack of parking available nearby for those to pick up entries or exhibits, and in an effort to keep vehicles off the grounds during crowded con-ditions. The regulation will also assure those attending the fair during the evening of the final day of seeing the same exhibits and entries as those attend-ing earlier. All exhibits will be numbered and recorded in the books of the proper department and class and exhibit tag with corresponding numbers will be issued. This tag must be securely attached to the exhibit and must remain on the exhibit throughout the Fair (except that exhibit tags issued for live-stock and poultry may be conspicuously displayed upon the stall, pen or coop). ENTRY TAGS WILL NOT BE MAILED, but will be available at the Entry Department, Administration Building. Once the exhibit is numbered and tagged, it should be delivered to the Department Superintendent or Director, who will allocate space and either personally arrange the exhibit in a suitable and attractive display, or direct such action by the exhibitor. The State Fair assumes no responsibility for the incorrect tagging of exhibits. All exhibitors are urged to personally bring their exhibits to the Fair and enjoy the educational and recreational advantages of the annual exposi-tion. However, exhibits may be shipped or mailed to: N. C. STATE FAIR, 1025 BLUE RIDGE BLVD., RALEIGH, N. C. 27607, and they will be carefully handled, officially entered, tagged, and otherwise treated in the same manner as previously described. They will be given the same considera-tion with regard to display and judging as exhibits personally delivered. All exhibits shipped or mailed MUST BE PREPAID. No transportation charges for express, postage, freight or drayage will be paid by the Fair. Shipments should be carefully labeled, accompanied by a bill of lading, and 20 properly identified inside and outside the package as to the department, class and premium number under which they have been previously entered. They should be shipped or mailed at least a week or 10 days prior to the opening of the Fair. The management will not be responsible for delayed shipments which arrive at the Fair too late to be considered in the judging. Division Directors and Department Superintendents will have full authority over allocation of space, and will have direct supervision of all exhibits which are considered on exhibition as a part of the Fair's attractions, subject to use as these Directors and Superintendents see fit to add to the educational values of the Fair. Livestock able to be led or driven, or which will follow, must participate in parades and group exhibitions as directed by the Depart-ment Superintendent. All livestock must be cared for by the exhibitor except as noted in the Junior Dairy Cattle and Market Cattle shows. Stalls and pens will be furnished bedding before the Fair, free of charge. Thereafter exhibitors will be required to furnish their own bedding and keep all stalls and pens clean. Feed and straw will be sold on the grounds at prevailing prices. When exhibit tags are issued by the Entry Department for each article entered, a stub with a duplicate number will be given the exhibitor to serve as his claim check to recover and secure the release of his exhibit. Claim checks should be guarded carefully, since Department Superintendents and Directors are not allowed to release any exhibit without presentation of the exhibit tag stub. If the claim check is lost, such loss should be reported promptly and it will be necessary for the exhibitor to furnish the Director of the Entry Department proof of ownership of the article on exhibit. Exhibits entered in the premium classes which are not claimed within one week after the close of the Fair will be considered to have been aban-doned by the exhibitor and will be disposed of as the Manager of the Fair sees fit. Other exhibits, and materials therein, including concession booths, which are not claimed by the exhibitor or concessionaire within 30 days after the end of the Fair will be considered to have been abandoned and will become the property of the State Fair. The Fair management reserves the right to reject any exhibit which does not reflect merit and which would not be a credit to both the exhibitor and the Fair. Also, the right is reserved to reject exhibits which are deemed objectionable or unsuitable for exhibition. All entries are accepted condi-tionally, pending inspection of the article or animal to be exhibited. Any article or animal which proves to be misrepresented or falsely classed will be rejected and the right of the exhibitor to further participation in the Fair will be denied. Division Directors, Department Superintendents, and/or Judges must re-port disqualification of entries to the Manager or Assistant Manager of the State Fair immediately after such action is taken. UNDER NO CIRCUM-STANCES WILL JUDGING BE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL AND PRE-MIUMS PAID IN A CLASS WHERE DISQUALIFICATION IS RECOM-MENDED UNTIL APPROVAL OF THE DISQUALIFICATION(S) IS OBTAINED FROM THE FAIR MANAGER OR ASSISTANT MANAGER. Promiscuous advertising is strictly prohibited. Exhibitors may advertise and distribute literature and free samples from their place of exhibit only, but may not sell any article or animal from their exhibit space without a permit from the manager. The distribution of advertising matter which 21 conflicts in any manner with a concession sold by the Management is pro-hibited. Commercial exhibitors and concessionaires are responsible for keeping the space in and around their exhibits, including unused space, aisles and roadways, clean and free of rubbish. An area of 10 feet around each exhibit booth and concession stand must be thoroughly cleaned by the exhibitor or concessionaire at the end of each Fair day. Failure to do so will be cause for cancellation of contract. No exhibit space assigned may be shared or sub-let without permission of the Fair manager. Exhibitors and Department Superintendents and Directors may have the exclusive use of the lawn in front of the Educational and Commercial exhibit building for parking until midnight, Thursday, October 13, 1977. Special parking facilities for the Livestock and Poultry Division will be provided at the west end of the Fairgrounds. JUDGING AND AWARDS Decision of the judges will be final, and no appeal will be considered except in cases of protest in writing, with strong evidence of fraud or violation of the rules of the Fair. Protests must be filed with the Division Superintendent not later than noon of the day following the award, and must be accompanied by a protest fee of $5.00 which will be retained by the Fail- if the protest is not sustained. The Division Superintendent will appoint a committee to con-sider the protest and all interested parties will be notified of the time of the hearing and will be given an opportunity to be heard. The rules of the International Association of Fairs and Expositions governing appeals will be those of the North Carolina Fair. Judges will not award premiums to any article or animal because of its mere presence. It must be individually worthy. It is not the policy of the Fair to encourage indifferent production of any kind, or to distribute pre-miums equally among exhibitors. No premium will be awarded to any exhibit that does not possess high intrinsic merit. Unless otherwise specified in the Department Rules and Regulations, NO EXHIBITOR MAY WIN MORE THAN TWO PREMIUMS IN ANY ONE INDIVIDUAL CLASS, AND NOT MORE THAN ONE PREMIUM IN ANY GROUP CLASS. No exhibitor may accompany judges during their deliberations except such attendants as are necessaiy to handle and show livestock and other such exhibits. Any exhibitor attempting to interfere with the judges during their adjudications, or who publicly expresses disapproval of the decision of the judges, will be excluded from further competition and any premiums previously won will be forfeited. Fraud or deception as to breeding, or in any other form, will be exposed and the exhibitor guilty of such violation will be excluded from further partici-pation in the Fair, and all premiums previously won will be forfeited. Premiums will be paid only on the basis of the records of the judging reports, which will be signed by the judge and by the Department Superin-tendent or Director. Ribbons will be securely attached to the articles upon which they were awarded, if possible, but the ribbons have no value in the 22 payment of premiums since they may become detached and find their way on to the wrong exhibit. Entries made in wrong classes may be reclassed by the Department Superintendent, BUT ONLY IF SUCH RECLASSIFICATION IS MADE IN THE OFFICE OF, AND WITH THE APPROVAL OF, THE DIRECTOR OF THE ENTRY DEPARTMENT. Records must be changed when entries are reclassed. If the records are altered and the entiy department files are not changed, premiums will be withheld. Judges, when requested, may give the reasons for their decisions embracing the value and desirable qualities of the exhibits to which they have awarded premiums. Judges will not award premiums or ribbons to any article or animal that does not qualify for one of the classes in the State Fair Premium List. Premiums will be paid to winning exhibitors as soon after the awards are made as it is possible to compile and check all reports. Premiums not collected during the Fair will be mailed to the exhibitor at the post office address given on his or her entry form. Errors in premium statements will be corrected until December 1, 1977, after which time the books of the 1977 Fair are closed. The following colors of ribbons will be used to designate awards: Champion Royal Purple Reserve Champion Lavender First Premium Blue Second Premium Red Third Premium White Fourth Premium Pink Fifth Premium Yellow Sixth Premium Dark Green Seventh Premium Light Green Eighth Premium Tan Ninth Premium Gray Tenth Premium, and above Light Blue 23 NOTES 24 Division I GENERAL EXHIBITS GENERAL EXHIBITS Department "A"—COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS Department "B"—4-H EXHIBITS Department "D"—DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION SCHOOL EXHIBITS Department "E"—FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW Department "G"—HORTICULTURE Department "H"—ARTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY Department "I"—BEES AND HONEY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT A COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: GEORGE HYATT, JR. C. V. TART JOHN N. COLLINS SUPERINTENDENT VANCE E. HAMILTON A feature series at the North Carolina State Fair is the community development exhibits developed by seven selected counties and one special exhibit. These exhibits are sponsored by the North Carolina Board of Farm Organi-zations and Agricultural Agencies as a means of illustrating program action on some of the pressing community issues in the State. JUDGES All judges will be selected by the committee. PREMIUMS To recognize and at the same time stimulate and inspire action in com-munity development, the State Fair offers the following cash awards to the seven county exhibitors: First Second Third Others $650 $550 $450 $425 $300 expense premium to one special exhibit selected by the committee. The county exhibits will be competitive and must meet a high standard of performance as set by the committee and Fair Management. 25 Score Card for Placing Exhibits Creativity 18 points Communication 26 points Education 32 points Design and mechanics ,24 points Erecting and Removing Exhibits Exhibits must be in place by 10:00 p.m. of the day preceding the Fair opening and must be removed the first day following the close of the fair between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. 26 4-H EXHIBITS DEPARTMENT "B" SUPERINTENDENT: JAMES P. WEST, 4-H Specialist Fourteen 4-H exhibits—two from each Extension District—will be found in this department. The exhibits are results of ideas and work by youth who have participated in the 4-H program. These exhibits will emphasize the economic, social, physical and recreational growth and development of boys and girls enrolled in 4-H. Exhibits will be judged at 9:30 a.m., Friday October 14, 1977. Basis For 4-H Exhibit Evaluation I. Communications To Viewers 28 points —Does it expand the visibility of 4-H? —Does it arouse and hold interest? —Does it tell a coherent, clear-cut story with a logical sequence of thought? —Are title and caption effective in conveying the message? II. Education 24 points —Is there an appeal for behavioral change? —Is information accurate and factual? —Does the exhibit instruct and teach? III. Creativity 20 points —Idea clearly defined and shows understanding of purpose and direction. —Originality in adapting ideas. —Is the idea enthusiastically portrayed? —Does the exhibitor convey the feeling that he knows what he is trying to say? IV. Design and Mechanics 20 points —Is there effective use of color, lighting, sound and motion? —Is the number of items or materials used appro-priate for the exhibit in that they give neither a cluttered nor a bare appearance? —Are design, lettering, posters, figures, and equip-ment in a relative proportion to area and shape of booth? —Is there a professional-like touch in the effective use of equipment and materials? V. Group Involvement 8 points (Planning, preparation and erecting exhibit) —Were at least five (5) or more 4-H members and/or leaders involved? Yes ; No POSSIBLE SCORE 100 points 27 AWARDS FOR 4-H COUNTY EXHIBITS Bl— 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th $400 $375 $350 $325 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 4-H ARTS AND CRAFTS Articles must have been made by 4-H members currently enrolled in 4-H work. Only articles made since the State Fair last year will be eligible. Premiums will be divided into two groups—INDIVIDUAL and COUNTY. 4-H members may not have more than two entries under any one premium number. Articles considered not worthy will not be exhibited. Please write age of exhibitor on back of entry tag. Entries close: Tuesday, October 11, 1977 at 5:00 P.M. EXHIBITS MUST BE AT FAIR: Thursday, October 13, 1977 at 10:00 A.M. and remain in place until Sunday, October 23, 1977. They may be removed from the grounds between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITS FINE ARTS All paintings, drawings, and graphic arts should be wired for hanging. 1st 2nd 3rd B-2 Painting—Oil B-3 Painting—Water Color B-4 Drawing—Pencil, ink B-5 Drawing—Charcoal, crayon B-6 Graphic Arts—Etching, wood cuts, block prints, wood burning $10.00 7.00 $5.00 4.00 $3.00 0.00 5.00 3.00 7.00 4.00 2.00 7.00 4.00 2.00 2.00 CRAFTS SCALE FOR JUDGING Good Craftsmanship 40 points Originality and Creativeness 30 points Practicality and Usefulness 30 points B-7 Basket (only honeysuckle, reed, cane splits or pine needles) B-8 Block Printing—with vegetables only B-9 Brooms (Hearth or whisk) B-10 Chair Seats (Hand Woven) B-ll Cornshuck Articles B-12 Crocheted Articles—small B-13 Crocheted Articles—large $ 5.00 $3.00 $ 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 28 B-14 Drawnwork B-15 Fabric Stenciling B-16 Knitted Articles—small B-17 Knitted Articles���large B-18 Lapidary—Cabachon stones only B-19 Leather Articles B-20 Macrame B-21 Metal—Chased and embossed B-22 Metal—Enameled B-23 Metal—Etching B-24 Metal—Tooled and embossed B-25 Mosaics—only glass or ceramics B-26 Needlepoint B-27 Pottery—handmade or made from a hand-made mold—but not from commercial molds B-28 Quilting—small articles B-29 Quilting—large articles B-30 Rug—Braided B-31 Rug—Hooked B-32 Silk Screening B-33 Stitchery B-34 Swedish Embroidery B-35 Tie Dyeing B-36 Weaving B-37 Woodcarving—in the round (animal, fowl, figure, etc.) B-38 Woodcarving—flat (tray, bowl, etc.) B-39 Woodworking B-40 4-H Campcraft PHOTOGRAPHY Score Card for Judging All Pictures Must Be Made and Mounted by 4-H'ers Storytelling ability—as suggested by the caption 60 points —Contains few or no distracting or unnecessary elements —All the elements within the picture are arranged to tell the story Photographic quality—the photograph(s) is clear and sharp and shows detail in areas where appropriate 20 points Pictures are mounted neatly and securely 10 points Pictures have appropriate captions 10 points Photographs may be contact or enlargements. 29 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 5.00 3.00 1.50 B-41 Landscape or seascape Black & White 5.00 3.00 1.50 B-42 Landscape or seascape Color 5.00 3.00 1.50 B-43 Buildings Black & White 5.00 3.00 1.50 B-44 Buildings Color 5.00 3.00 1.50 B-45 People (Individual or groups) Black & White 5.00 3.00 1.50 B-46 People (Individual or groups) Color 5.00 3.00 1.50 B-47 Animals or birds Black & White 5.00 3.00 1.50 B-48 Animals or birds Color 5.00 3.00 1.50 B-49 Photographs of 4-H Activities (Submit a series of 4 to 6 photographs of 4-H Activity which tells a story—Ex.: Leadership, Church Sunday, demonstrations, camp, showmanship, etc.) 15.00 10.00 5.00 B-50 Photographs of 4-H Projects (Submit a series of 4 to 6 photographs of a 4-H Project which tells a story. Ex.: Crafts, foods, safety, horse, Electric, etc.) 15.00 10.00 5.00 4-H COUNTY SWEEPSTAKES IN ARTS AND CRAFTS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th B-51 County Sweepstakes Award $100 $80 $60 $40 $20 Sweepstakes awards will be made to the counties amassing the highest point scores for individual entries in classes B-2 through B-50. Scoring will be based on 7 points for each Blue Ribbon, 3 points for each Red Ribbon, and 1 point for each White Ribbon. Premium money will be divided equally in case of ties between counties involved. 4-H ENTOMOLOGY—INSECT COLLECTION Rules and Regulations: 1. The entrant should be currently enrolled in the North Carolina 4-H Entomology Project. 2. Those planning to exhibit should contact their county Extension Agent and Extension Entomologist, N. C. State University, Raleigh, North Carolina by October 1, 1977 and submit entry form to the State Fair Entry Office by Tuesday, October 11, 1977. 3. The insect collection, consisting of one box, as described in item No. U below, must be in place for judging by 10:00 a.m., Thursday, October 13, 1977. 4. The display boxes must be I8V2 inches wide by 24V2 inches long by 3V2 inches deep (outside measurements) and have a glass cover. 5. The judging will be based on: a. General appearance and neatness of arrangement. b. Care in preparation of the insects. c. Placing and completeness of labels. d. The number of orders and species of North Carolina insects correctly represented. 30 6. The collection must be the work of the exhibitor. 7. Winning first place eliminates the insect collection from further com-petition in this class. 8. Awards: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th through 10th B-52 $15.00 $10.00 $7.50 $5.00 each 4-H Entomology—SPECIAL STUDY OR EXHIBIT Rules and Regulations 1. The entrant should be currently enrolled in the North Carolina 4-H Entomology Project. 2. Those Planning to exhibit should contact their county Extension Agent and Extension Entomologist, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina by October 1, 1977, and submit their entry form to the State Fair Entry Office by Tuesday, October 11, 1977. 3. The exhibit must be in place forjudging by 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Octo-ber 13, 1977. 4. The display must be exhibited in a box I8V2 inches wide by 24V2 inches long by 3V2 inches deep (outside measurements) and have a glass cover. 5. The judging will be based on: a. General appearance and neatness. b. Care in preparation of the insects or insect materials and labeling. c. Scientific or artistic merit. 6. The exhibit must be the work of the exhibitor. 7. Winning first place eliminates the exhibit from further competition in this class. 8. Awards: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th through 10th B-53 $15.00 $10.00 $7.50 $5.00 each 31 STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION SCHOOL EXHIBITS DEPARTMENT "D" Superintendent: DR. A. CRAIG PHILLIPS Assistant Superintendents: DR. JEROME MELTON, TOM I. DAVIS, DR. CHARLES LAW AND V. B. HAIRR "Occupational Education Leads in Progress" will be the theme of the State Dapertment of Public Instruction's innovative exhibits at the 1977 State Fair. All program areas of Occupational Education in the public schools will be given prominent roles. Various schools will design, plan and construct the exhibits. Cash premiums allotted for this purpose are as follows: D-l Agricultural Education 1st Prize $275 2nd Prize 250 3rd Prize 225 4th Prize 200 5th Prize 200 D-2 Home Economics Education 1st Prize 275 2nd Prize 250 D-3 Trade and Industrial Education 1st Prize 275 2nd Prize 250 3rd Prize 225 4th Prize 200 5th Prize 200 D-4 Distributive Education 1st Prize 275 2nd Prize 250 D-5 Vocational Office Education 275 D-6 Health Occupations 275 D-7 Occupational Exploration 275 D-8 Industrial Arts Education 275 *Grand Prize for the best overall exhibit 125 * Competition will be limited to the first place winner in each program area. 32 FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW DEPARTMENT "E" SUPERINTENDENT: W. G. AVENT, 3336 Ocotea Street, Raleigh SPONSOR: MEN'S GARDEN CLUB OF WAKE COUNTY, a Chapter of the Mens Garden Clubs of America President: Guy Mendenhall St., 2305 Ridge Rd., Raleigh INFORMATION FOR EXHIBITORS COMPETITION: Limited to entries from North Carolina. ENTRIES: Please note entry dates as specified in each Division. Where made by mail, advance entries should be MADE EARLY. List ALL CUT FLOWERS you expect to have as it is much easier to "mark off" the flowers that do not bloom in time, than to have to make tags and special entries at the last minute. LOCATION: The Rower Show is on the west side of the grounds by the lake. Entry to the area should be made through the L. R. Harrill Center Gate. You are permitted to drive on the grounds only to unload your flowers. RELEASE OF EXHIBITS: They must be picked up on Sunday, Oct. 23rd between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., and EXHIBITS NOT CLAIMED will be considered abandoned. The State Fair will not in any way be responsible for them after that date and hour. SPECIAL NOTE: It is suggested that in hardening your flowers for exhibit that they BE CUT EARLY IN THE MORNING and PLACED IN WARM WATER (120 to 140 degrees). TO KEEP THEM OVERNIGHT they should be kept in a COOL PLACE. If available, cut flowers should be kept in a COOLER at ABOUT 40 DEGREES. RULES AND REGULATIONS Except in cases of conflict, in which the following Rules and Regulations will prevail, the General Rules and Regulations will govern all entries and competition in this department. MAKE YOUR ENTRIES EARLY! The right is reserved to reject entries received after available space is taken. All plant material exhibited in specimen classes MUST be GROWN by the exhibitor. 33 Unsightly exhibits may be removed at discretion of the superintendent. Where there are fewer entries than required to fill a class, the judges may award a prize of such rank as the exhibit deserves. Unworthy and/or substandard exhibits will not be placed. All exhibits will be under the supervision and care of the Show Superin-tendent. Proper attention will be given and every effort will be made to prevent theft or damage, but the North Carolina State Fair or the Show Superintendent assumes NO responsibility for loss of personal property of the exhibitors. Dead flowers will be removed and the ribbons held in the Depart-ment. Each exhibitor may make one entry only in each class, and no entry may be entered under more than one class. Each exhibitor may enter as many of the "open" classes as desired. Artificial flowers are not permitted. MAIL ENTRY BLANKS EARLY, TO: Entry Dept., N. C. State Fair, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raleigh, N. C. 27607. Be sure to include your full address, including ZIP CODE, on entry blank. SPECIAL AWARDS Tricolor ribbon to be given in the following classes: Dahlias Roses Potted Plants Hanging Baskets Gourds Arrangements Gardens Florists Young People Commissioner of Agriculture Award—a special award picked for the best in the show. The winning entry is not required to win any other award to compete. DIVISION I AMATEUR FLOWER GROWERS Entries in this Division may be made in person at the Entry Office on the State Fairgrounds October 10 through 14. Entries close at 5:00 P.M. Thurs-day, October 13, for the first show. 34 SECTION ONE—CUT FLOWERS—FIRST SHOW Containers will be furnished. Name of flower shall be shown on tag. CLASS 1st 2nd 3rd E 1—Ageratum^ stems $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 E 2—Celosia, collection 3 stems 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 3—Celosia (Coxcomb), 1 stem Plume or Feather type . . 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 4—Celosia (Coxcomb), 1 stem Crested type 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 5—Any flowering annual not listed, 3 stems 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 6—Cosmos, any color, 3 stems 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 7—Coleus, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 8—Salvia, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 9—Chrysanthemums, Standard or large flowering, 3 stems one color 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 10—Chrysanthemums, single, 3 stems one color 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 11—Chrysanthemums, pompom, 3 stems, one color 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 12—Chrysanthemums, quill, spoon, or spider, 3 stems one color 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 13—Chrysanthemums, semi-double, 3 stems one color . . 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 14—Dahlia, large decorative, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 15—Dahlia, collection of 3 large decorative, 1 variety . . 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 16—Dahlia, collection of 6 large decorative, mixed varieties 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 17��Dahlia, straight cactus, 1 stem, any variety 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 18—Dahlia, incurved cactus, 1 stem, any variety 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 19—Dahlia, semi-cactus, 1 stem, any variety 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 20—Dahlia, pompom or ball, three, any variety 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 21—Dahlia, miniature, three, any variety 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 22—Dahlia, miscellaneous, collection of 6 small, any variety 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 23—Gloriosa Daisy, one stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 24—Marigold, tall double orange, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 25—Marigold, tall double yellow, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 26—Marigold, dwarf double, 1 spary 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 27—Marigold, collection large double, 3 stems 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 28—Marigold, collection dwarf types, 3 sprays 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 29—Any flowering perennial or biennial not listed, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 30—Any flower not listed, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 31—Rose, Garden Party, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 32—Rose, Kings Ransom, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 33—Rose, First Prize, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 34—Rose, Peace, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 35—Rose, Mr. Lincoln, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 36—Rose, Chrysler Imperial, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 37—Rose, Tropicana, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 38—Rose, Queen Elizabeth, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 39—Rose, Mount Shasta, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 40—Rose, Comanche, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 41—Rose, Ole, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 42—Rose, Arizona, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 43 Rose, Miniatures, White, 3 stems 3.00 2.00 1.00 35 2.00 1.00 2.00 1.00 2.00 1.00 E 44—Rose, Pink, 3 stems 3.00 E 45—Camellias, 3 bloom, any variety 3.00 E 46—Sassanquas, 3 bloom, any variety 3.00 E 47—Pyracantha, berried, height not over 24" including container 3.00 2.00 1.00 SECTION 2—POTTED PLANTS Plants must have been established in pots for at least 3 months prior to show. Pots should not exceed 12" in diameter unless specified. E 48—African Violet, single 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 49 African Violet, double 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 50—Sultana in bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 51—Begonia in bloom, fiberous rooted 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 52—Begonia, a foliage variety 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 53—Coleus 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 54—Fern, True 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 55—Fern, asparagus 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 56—Foliage Plant, not listed 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 57—Flowering plant not listed above 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 58—Philodendron 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 59—Pepperomia 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 60—Jerusalem Cherry 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 61—Ornamental Pepper 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 62—Plant bearing fruit other than pepper 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 63—Cactus, single, not over 6" tall 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 64—Cactus, single, over 6" tall 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 65—Cactus, collection in container 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 66—Succulents, without thorns 3.00 2.00 1.00 SECTION 3—HANGING BASKETS E 67—Fern, Ti-ue 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 68—Fern, asparagus 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 69—Gypsy Ivy 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 70—Wandering Jew 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 71—Foliage plant not listed above 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 72—Flowering plant 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 73—Any trailing vine not listed above 3.00 2.00 1.00 SECTION 4—BONSAI E 74—Mame (less than 6" height) 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 75—Bonsai Upright 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 76—Bonsai Windswept 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 77—Bonsai Cascade 5.00 3.00 1.00 36 SECTION 5—DISH GARDENS AND TERRARIUMS E 78—Garden, growing in wood, rock or shell 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 79—Dish garden, using cactus or other succulents (accessories permitted) 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 80 Dish garden, using growing cultivated flowers and/or plants (accessories permitted) 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 81—Terrarium, miniature, container not over 6" 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 82—Terrarium, using growing wild plants (no accessories) 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 83—Terrarium, using growing cultivated plants and/or flowers (accessories permitted) 5.00 3.00 1.00 SECTION 6—GOURDS AND MISC. E 84—Gourd, largest hard variety, one specimen from new crop 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 85—Goui-d, long handle variety, one specimen from new crop 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 86—Gourd, small or ornamental, three alike from new crop 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 87—Gourd, turban variety, one specimen from new crop 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 88—Gourds, collection of six hard varieties from new crop 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 89—Gourds, collection of six small or ornamentals from new crop 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 90—Gourds, arranged in basket (max. 20") from new crop 5.00 3.00 1.00 E 91—Gourds, best grown in previous years 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 92—Gourd, most unusual 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 93—Most artistic string of dried gourds, these may be decorated in colors, may use natural accessory material 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 94—Most artistic string of gourds in their natural color, may use natural accessory material 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 95—Sunflower, largest and best conditioned, one 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 96—Seed pods, container of pods or fruit of decorative type grown by exhibitor other than true gourd 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 97—Pepper, best string of dried red pepper 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 98—Dried materials, mounted on a flat surface to be used on a table or similar display area 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 99—Corn, basket of decorative, corn, any vai-iety may be used 3.00 2.00 1.00 E100—Squash, a winter variety, best, condition, should be unusual or decorative 3.00 2.00 1.00 E101—Herbs, dried, may be displayed in bundle or string, judging will be on quality and condition .... 3.00 2.00 1.00 E102—Flowers, dried, may be displayed in bundle or string, judging will be on quality and condition .... 3.00 2.00 1.00 E103—Craft, made by exhibitor from gourd or other natural products suggested in this section 3.00 2.00 1.00 37 E104—Pumpkin, best decorated or carved for Halloween used materials that can be displayed out of doors . . 3.00 2.00 1.00 E105—Halloween or Thanksgiving yard decoration, display outdoors, and may be constructed around a tree if desired. Suggested use of cornstalks, pumpkins, gourds, squash and other harvest items, but not restricted to any of the above 25.00 15.00 10.00 SECTION 7—ARRANGEMENTS Plant material may include flowers, leaves, fruits, berries, vegetables, seed pods and nuts where appropriate. Foliage may be used in all classes unless otherwise specified. A minimum of dyed, painted, varnished, and otherwise treated plant material is permitted in classes where fresh flowers are not featured. Back-drops not permitted. E106—Autumn Cornocopia 3.00 2.00 1.00 E107—Use of greens and browns, may use living and dried material 3.00 2.00 1.00 E108—A Frosty Morning, flowers and other plant material 3.00 2.00 1.00 E109—Basket of mums, should look well from both sides . . 3.00 2.00 1.00 El 10—Still Life, feature fruit and/or vegetable 3.00 2.00 1.00 Elll—Plant material arranged with a religious figure . . . 3.00 2.00 1.00 E112—Holiday mantel arrangement 3.00 2.00 1.00 E113—Roses for a mantel 3.00 2.00 1.00 El 14—A structural background of foliage with colorful flower focal point 3.00 2.00 1.00 E115—A simple arrangement when flowers are scarce .... 3.00 2.00 1.00 E116—Arrangement in a pitcher 3.00 2.00 1.00 E117—Your favorite in pottery 3.00 2.00 1.00 E118—Using the oriental manner 3.00 2.00 1.00 EH9—Flowers with aspidistra 3.00 2.00 1.00 E120—Using the usubuta 3.00 2.00 1.00 E121—Using cornstalks, corn, cobs, may also use dried flowers 3.00 2.00 1.00 E122—Green and gold 3.00 2.00 1.00 E123—Sculptural tranquility 3.00 2.00 1.00 (See page 40 for Section 8 of Division I, Cut Flowers—Second Show.) Division II OUTDOOR GARDENS These gardens shall be educational, as well as artistic. Plant material should be labeled and information and explanations must be easily readable by the general public, from outside the display space barricade. 38 At least two spotlights or equal lighting should be placed in each garden for night lighting. Entry will be closed with allotted plots are assigned. For information and plot assignment call Flower and Garden Show Superintendent at# 787-2936 after 6 P.M. daily and on weekends. All entries in this Division must be made in advance and the gardens must be ready for judging by 5 P.M. Thursday, Oct. 13. We suggest you plan ahead for displays in this Division. Patios, walks and fencing should be in place during the summer or early fall. Some of the plant material is of better quality when grown in the area, therefore, plantings should be timed to peak in mid-October. Outdoor Gardens Participants are expected to clean, replace dead plant material, and water daily. If the garden is not kept attractive the premium will be forfeited. In selecting plant material please keep in mind the cool temperatures which occur during the fair. Any exhibitor not using growing plants will be dis-qualified. All gardens will be judged on the following scale of points and the judges will leave a schedule of the points as educational instruction for the partici-pants. Appropriate comments and/or other suggestions will be made on the judges scoring sheet. 1. Design of the entire garden 40 a. Imagination b. Composition c. Unity d. Color harmony 2. Design of details 30 a. Construction b. Planting c. Accessories 3. Suitability to site 20 a. Functional aspects b. Maximum usefulness c. Walks and paved areas should seem to belong and be serviceable 4. Maintenance 10 Total 100 E124—Time for Dining: a patio ready for lunch 125 115 100 E125—Come and Visit: a patio with furniture for a seated visit 125 115 100 E126—The Garden Gate: featuring a gate at the front with appropriate fencing, with a garden to be viewed either through or over the gate. Gate to be furnished by exhibitor 125 115 100 E127—The Herb Garden: herbs and appropriate companion plants growing in a garden or in and on a patio 125 1 15 100 E128—At Home: a patio or garden nook for sunning or resting primarily for family members 125 115 100 39 E129—Close Quarters: a patio featuring container grown plants in a attractive arrangement using complimentary containers. Use furniture for patio and plantings around the patio 125 115 100 E130—The Japanese Garden: this garden is beside the lake and features a small island. The island is part of the garden. A large lantern should be used by the water's edge. Rocks and plants to be used to accent the setting of this irregular shaped space. No fencing comes with this plot 150 125 100 E131—The Vegetable Garden: vegetables that can be grown in fall, some flowers may be used for color and design 125 1 15 100 E132—Wildflowers in the Shade: a garden walk that features a seat in a quiet spot of your yard. Wildflowers and shrubs to be used as you would plant them in your garden 125 115 100 E133—The Walk: an old fashioned flower garden con-taining a walk or path 125 115 100 E134—The Home Greenhouse: a small greenhouse with plantings to make it attractive in the yard. If desired a work area such as a potting shed may be used. All materials to be furnished by the exhibitor, such as, fence, walks and greenhouse. . . 150 125 100 E135 The Rose Garden: a small rose garden, varieties should be used that will be attractive during the fair. Container grown plants may be used as well as those grown in the plot. Some accessory material permitted 150 125 100 Division III PROFESSIONAL GROWERS AND FLORISTS (All plants in this division by invitation or prior arrangement) Entries in Sections 1, 2, should be ready for judging by 5 P.M. Thursday, Oct. 13. SECTION 1—CUT FLOWERS E136—Chiysanthemums, Standard Incurve, 12 stems of one variety, white 25 E137—Chiysanthemums, Standard Incurve, 12 stems of one variety, yellow 25 E138—Chiysanthemums, Standard Incurve, 12 stems of one variety, bronze 25 E139—Chiysanthemums, Standard Incurve, 12 stems of one variety, pink 25 40 15 10 15 10 15 10 15 10 SECTION 2—ARRANGEMENTS FOR FLORISTS E140—To be arranged 15 10 8 5 E141��To be arranged 15 10 8 5 E142—To be arranged 35 25 20 15 E143—To be arranged 35 25 20 15 SECTION 3—ARRANGEMENTS FOR FLORIST Entries in this section to be ready forjudging by 5 P.M., Tuesday, Oct. 18. E144—To be arranged 15 10 8 5 E145—To be arranged 15 10 8 5 E146—To be arranged 35 25 20 15 E147—To be arranged 35 25 20 15 Division IV DIVISION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE Entries must be entirely the work of the exhibitor. Entries must be marked with the age of the exhibitor. SECTION 1—AGES THROUGH 10 YEARS E148—An arrangement for a birthday party 3.00 2.00 1.00 E149—Dish garden (max 15") cultivated plants 3.00 2.00 1.00 E150—Terrarium using wild flowers (max 15") 3.00 2.00 1.00 E151—Arrangement using fall flowers 3.00 2.00 1.00 E152—An animal made out of vegetable and/or fruit 3.00 2.00 1.00 (must hold for fair) E153—A mobile using plant material 3.00 2.00 1.00 SECTION 2—AGES 11 THROUGH 15 E154—A Bicentennial arrangement 3.00 2.00 1.00 E155—Dish garden (max 15") cultivated plants 3.00 2.00 1.00 E156—Terrarium using wild flowers (max 15") 3.00 2.00 1.00 E157—An arrangement of mums 3.00 2.00 1.00 E158—A mobile using plant material 3.00 2.00 1.00 E159—A collage with fall colors 3.00 2.00 1.00 Division I (Continued) SECTION 8—CUT FLOWERS—SECOND SHOW Entries in this section to be ready for judging by 5 P.M., Tuesday, Oct. 18. E160—Dahlia, 1 decorative, giant flowered, any color .... 3.00 2.00 1.00 E161—Dahlia, 1 cactus, any color 3.00 2.00 1.00 E162—Dahlia, collection of 3, mixed varieties 3.00 2.00 1.00 41 E163—Dahlia, collection one variety, 3 stems, large decorative 3.00 2.00 1.00 E164—Dahlia, collection mixed, 6 stems, large decorative . 3.00 2.00 1.00 E165—Rose, Pascall, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E166—Rose, Summer Sunshine, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E167—Rose, Mirandy, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E168—Rose, Fragrant Cloud, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E169—Rose, Tiffany, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E170—Rose, Charlotte Armstrong, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 171—Rose, Double Delight, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E172—Rose, Promise, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E173—Rose, America, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E174—Rose, Oregold, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E175—Rose, Century II, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E176—Rose, Peace, 1 bloom 3.00 2.00 1.00 E177—Marigold, large orange, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E178—Marigold, large yellow, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 E179���Marigolds, collection of large, 3 stems 3.00 2.00 1.00 E180—Celosia, 1 stem crested 3.00 2.00 1.00 E181—Celosia, 1 stem plume or feather 3.00 2.00 1.00 E182—Any flower 3.00 2.00 1.00 E183—Chrysanthemums, standard, 3 stems, one color .... 3.00 2.00 1.00 E184—Chrysanthemums, single, 3 stems, one color 3.00 2.00 1.00 E185—Chrysanthemums, quill, spoon or spider, 1 stem . . . 3.00 2.00 1.00 E186—Marigold, dwarf double, 1 stem 3.00 2.00 1.00 SECTION 9—ARRANGEMENTS—SECOND SHOW E187—Your favorite design 3.00 2.00 1.00 E188—Halloween 3.00 2.00 1.00 E 189—Thanksgiving 3.00 2.00 1.00 E190—Using marigolds 3.00 2.00 1.00 E191—Using roses 3.00 2.00 1.00 E192—Using mums 3.00 2.00 1.00 E193—A miniature using fresh material 3.00 2.00 1.00 E194—A miniature using dried material 3.00 2.00 1.00 E195—A miniature unrestricted 3.00 2.00 1.00 E196—Featuring one flower 3.00 2.00 1.00 E197—Using nuts, pods and related materials 3.00 2.00 1.00 E198—Williamsburg 3.00 2.00 1.00 Division V SPECIAL DISPLAYS—To be announced— E199—Ten Special Features ($75 each) E200—Ten Special Demonstrations ($50 each) E201—Five Shows by invitation ($75 each) 42 HORTICULTURE DEPARTMENT "G" SUPERINTENDENT: MELVIN H. KOLBE, Extension Horticulturist, N. C. State University ASSOCIATE SUPERINTENDENTS: ROBERT H. TILLEY, N. C. Department of Agriculture, Retired JUDGES: DR. C. M. RITTER, Professor of Pomology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa. DR. P. H. MASSEY, associate Dean, Virginia Polytechnic, Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va. INFORMATION FOR EXHIBITORS COMPETITION: Limited to Residents of North Carolina (ALL PRODUCTS EX-HIBITED IN THIS DEPARTMENT MUST HAVE BEEN GROWN IN NORTH CAROLINA BY THE PERSON OR FIRM IN WHOSE NAME THE EXHIBIT IS ENTERED.) ENTRIES CLOSE: Thursday, October 13, 1977, at 2:00 p.m. EXHIBITS MUST BE IN PLACE: Thursday, October 13, at 5:00 p.m. JUDGING STARTS: Friday, October 14, 1977, at 8:00 a.m. RELEASE OF EXHIBITS: Sunday, October 23, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and POSITIVELY NOT BEFORE THAT DATE AND TIME. Exhibits (except apples—see Special Note below) unclaimed by 5:00 p.m. October 23 will be considered abandoned and the Fair will not be responsible for them after that time. SPECIAL NOTE!! Because of the extended duration of the N. C. State Fair it is assumed that most, if not all, apples will be out of condition by the end of the Fair. The Superintendent in charge of the fruit exhibit shall determine the method of distribution and any money received from the salvage of the apple exhibit will be divided according to the volume sold from each county exhibit and that amount will be sent to the respective county 4-H fund for use in 4-H work involving apples. Rules and Regulations Except in cases of conflict, in which event the following Rules and Regu-lations will prevail, the General Rules and Regulations of the Fair will govern this department. BE SURE TO READ THESE IN THE FRONT OF THIS BQOK'BEFORE ENTERING OR COMPETING IN THIS DE-PARTMENT. Some—but not all—are repeated herewith for emphasis, and others apply only to this department. MAKE YOUR ENTRIES EARLY! The right is reserved to reject entries received after all available space is taken. Official printed forms must be used in making applications for entry. Two will be found in the back of this book. Additional copies are available upon 43 request. Use separate forms for entries in EACH CLASS—"1" Fruits and Nuts, and "2 and 3" Vegetables, of this department, and separate forms for entries in each other department of the Fair. Be sure to fill in the application form completely, accurately and legibly. Give your rural route number, post office box number, or city street address and zip code. List the Department Letter "G" for Horticulture and the Class Number "1" for Fruits or Nuts, and "2 and 3" for vegetables, for which each entry is made. Also, list the premium number and the description of the article, exactly as shown in the Premium List. Entry Tags should be picked up at the Entry Department immediately upon arrival on the Fairgrounds. An Entry Tag must be attached to each exhibit before it is presented in the Department for display. As far as possible, it is urged that all horticultural products be brought in and set up by the exhibitor. Where it is not possible, shipments should be made in time to reach the Fairgrounds no later than Wednesday, October 12, and should be addressed to: Superintendent, Horticulture Department, N. C. State Fair, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raleigh, N. C. 27607. Where it is not possible to personally bring the products to the Fair and arrange them, the Superintendents will be glad to arrange the products in the most attractive manner possible. However, they will not pack box or basket entries for exhibit. Exhibits mailed or shipped to the Fair should be carefully labeled to show the name and address of the exhibitor, and the nature, and class in which entered, of the contents of the package. The State Fair will furnish, PLATES, QUART AND PINT CONTAIN-ERS, CORRUGATED CARTONS FOR SWEET POTATOES, AND TRAYS for exhibits, but no other containers. The number of specimens for each PLATE display is specified in the premium list. Standard size tray, IIV2 x 18 inches inside measurements, and 3 inches deep, will be used. Exhibitors should make a tray of the required dimensions and pack the exhibit to determine the number of specimens required. At least one extra specimen for each plate, and three or four extra specimens for each tray, should be brought or shipped to the Fair to allow for possible damage in transit. To insure uniformity in exhibit material and to facilitate judging, the following sizes for apple varieties will be recognized: Variety Diameter Arkansas 3 to 3V2 Bonum 2% to 3 Delicious and named bud sports 2 3A to 3V4 Grimes 2% to 3 lA Jonathan 2 3A to 3 Golden Delicious 2% to 3V4 Rome and named bud sports 3 to 3'/2 Stayman and named bud sports 3 to 3% Winesap 2% to 3 York and named bud sports 3Vs to 3% nches nches nches nches nches nches nches nches nches nches Fruits and vegetables to be exhibited in plates and trays should be care-fully wrapped and packed for shipment to the Fair. Wrap separately in paper and pack firmly in a box, taking care to avoid bruising. Label each variety plainly and put in dividers to keep varieties separated. Do not use hay, fodder, excelsior or any other dusty packing material. Any exhibit that 44 rots, is unsightly or becomes unsightly will be removed from display (after judging) at the discretion of the superintendent. Quality—Not Quantity In selecting horticultural products for exhibit, choose only those speci-mens that are of uniformly good quality, form and color, true to type, and free from all insect and disease blemishes, and free from cuts and bruises. Premiums offered for the best collection of fruits or vegetables will not be awarded for a mere pile or for the greatest number of varieties, BUT MAINLY ON THE BASIS OF QUALITY. Do not knock or shake fruit from the tree, but pick each specimen by hand, taking care not to pull out the stem. Products should be exhibited as nearly as possible in their natural state, and no preference will be given in the judging for highly polished fruits or vegetables. Entries of "Commercial" containers of apples and sweet potatoes should be graded to uniform marketable size, high color, smoothness, trueness to type, freedom from cuts and bruises, and free from insect and fungus blemishes. They should be properly packed and faced in standard containers. Entries of "Collections" and under "Any Other Variety" must be correctly named by the exhibitor. In the nomenclature of fruits, the names adopted by the American Pomological Society shall rule, and no variety will be accepted that has not been admitted to their catalogue, except in the case of seedlings never before exhibited. Awards and Judging No awards will be made for unworthy specimens, where quality is lacking, or where any of the Rules and Regulations governing these exhibits are disregarded. No article entered for competition in any class will be permitted to compete for a premium in any other class. AN EXHIBITOR CANNOT COMPETE FOR MORE THAN ONE PRIZE IN ANY CLASS. No exhibitor will be allowed to discuss exhibits with the judges, or to interfere in any way while the judges are at work. Class 1—Fruits and Nuts APPLES G 1—COMMERCIAL DISPLAY 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th $120 $110 $100 $90 $80 $70 $65 $60 $55 $50 Total 20 Trays: To consist of 5 trays each of 4 varieties or 5 trays each of 2 varieties and 10 trays of another variety or 10 trays each of two different varieties. Fruit to be unwrapped and on trays. Fruit to come from the follow-ing varieties—Delicious*, Stayman*, Winesap*, Golden Delicious*, Rome Beauty*, York Imperial*, Grimes Golden*, and any other named variety or its bud sport. 45 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th G 2—THREE BUSHEL BOX $50 40 35 30 25 20 15 (Tray Pack) To consist of 3 boxes, each of a different variety. (See G-l) G 3—BEST SINGLE BUSHEL BOX 25 20 18 15 12 10 6 (Tray Pack) Display of any one of the varieties listed under G-l G 4—FIVE TRAY DISPLAY 25 20 18 16 14 12 10 To consist of 5 trays of one standard variety (see G-l) G 5—THREE TRAY DISPLAY 20 15 13 11 9 7 5 To consist of one tray each of 3 different varieties (see G-l) G 5A—CONSUMER PACKAGE 15 10 9 8 7 6 4 Bags—Opened or closed, and baskets. Container labels must meet State and Federal regu-lations. Eight units up to 10 pounds Minimum two varie-ties (Under G-l) G 5B—GIFT PACKAGES 12 10 9 8 7 6 4 4 Units. Single Tray Box — Minimum two varieties (Un-der G-l) G 5C—GROWER SWEEPSTAKE AWARD. Ribbons first thru tenth Places (Most Points). G 5D—COUNTY SWEEPSTAKE AWARD. Ribbons first thru fifth places (Most Points). (* VARIETY NAME MUST BE INDICATED ON ENTRY TAG.) Sweepstakes ScorecarcT* Class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12 Pts. Pts. Pts. Pts. Pts. Pts. Pts. Pts. Pts. Pts. Pts. Pts. G 1—Commercial 600 550 500 450 400 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 G 2—Three Bushel 300 275 250 225 200 175 150 G 3—Single Bushel 160 140 120 100 80 60 50 G 4—Five Tray 160 140 120 100 80 60 50 G 5—Three Tray 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 G 5A—Consumer 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 G 5B—Gift Pack-ages 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 G 6-7-8-9-10-11-12- 13-14 & 15 Single trays 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 (**\0°/c bonus points for each class that a grower personally put on display.) 46 SINGLE TRAYS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th G 6—Delicious (Starkrimson) ....$8.00 $7.00 $6.00 $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 G 7—*Anyone of the bud sports of Delicious except Starkrim-son 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 G 8—*Golden Delicious or its bud sport 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 G 9—Rome Beauty 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 G10—*Any one of the bud sports of Rome Beauty 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 Gil—Stayman 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 G12—*Any one of the bud sports of Stayman 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 G13—*Winesap or a bud sport 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 G14—*Any other named yellow variety 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 G15—*Any other named red variety 8.00 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 (Variety Name must be indicated on Entry Tag.) APPLES (Single Plates—Five Apples) G16—Delicious (Starking) 4.00 G17—Delicious (Starkrimson) 4.00 G18—*Delicious any bud sport other than Starking or Starkrimson 4.00 G19—*Golden Delicious or its bud sport 4.00 G20—Rome Beauty 4.00 G21—*Any one of the bud sports of Rome Beauty 4.00 G22—Stayman 4.00 G23—*Any one of the bud sports of Stayman 4.00 G24—*Winesap or its bud sport 4.00 G25—*York Imperial or its bud sport 4.00 G26—*Any other named yellow variety 4.00 G27—*Any other named red variety 4.00 (""Variety name must be on the entry tag.) Score Card For Commercial Display Condition of fruit (freedom from blemish) 30 points Uniformity 30 points Color and Finish 20 points Trueness to variety form 10 points Size 10 points 100 points 47 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 3.50 2.50 2.00 1.00 SCORE CARD FOR Consumer-Packages and Gift Boxes Judging Package:—Types, appearance and originality 30 points Condition (freedom from blemish) 30 points Color and finish 20 points Size—uniformity 10 points Trueness to variety form 10 points 100 points Score Card—Tray Packed Bushel Boxes Judging Package:—Compactness, appropriate trays for fruits' size 30 points Fruit: Condition (freedom from blemish) 30 points Color and finish 20 points Size—uniformity 10 points Trueness to variety form 10 points 100 points Score Card for Plates and Trays Judging Condition (freedom from blemish) 30 points Uniformity 25 points Color and finish 15 points Size 15 points Trueness to variety form 15 points 100 points PEARS (Single Plates—Five Pears) 1st 2nd 3rd G 28—Keiffer $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 G 29—Any Other Variety 3.00 2.00 1.00 GRAPES (One Pint) 1st 2nd 3rd G30—Any "black" variety of Muscadine grape $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 G31—Any "white" variety of Muscadine grape 3.00 2.00 1.00 PERSIMMONS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th G32—American Persimmons (one pint) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 $1.00 48 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 G33—Japanese Persimmons (5 specimens per plate) 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 OTHER FRUITS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th G33-A—*Most unusual fruit or nut .5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 G33-B—*Largest apple "diameter" 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 * MUST BE IN GOOD CONDITION—WITH NAME AND VARIETY ON ENTRY TAG. INCLUDE WEIGHT AND SIZE. PECANS Present Year's Crop (One Quart Basket) (In Shell) 1st G34—Schley 5.00 G35—Stuart 5.00 G36—Cape Fear 5.00 G37—Any other variety, including seedlings . 5.00 OTHER NUTS Present Year's Crop (One Quart Basket) 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th G38���Black Walnuts 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 G39—Hickory Nuts 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 G40—Chinese Chestnuts 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 Class 2—Vegetables SWEET POTATOES (Displays) 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th G41*—COMMERCIAL DISPLAY To consist of five bushels of any one named variety $75.00 $60.00 $45.00 $30.00 $20.00 G42*—BEST SINGLE BUSHEL OF ANY ONE NAMED VARIETY—For Fresh Market 20.00 15.00 10.00 5.00 3.00 49 G43*—BEST SINGLE BUSHEL OF ANYONE NAMED VARIETY—of Canning Size and Grade 20.00 15.00 10.00 5.00 3.00 (*Display Container Will Be Furnished by the Fair.) G44—BEST OF FOUR TRAY DIS-PLAY OF ANY ONE NAMED VARIETY 30.00 20.00 15.00 10.00 5.00 SWEET POTATOES (Single Trays) 1st 2nd 3rd 4th G45—Any One Named Variety $8.00 $6.00 $4.00 $2.00 IRISH POTATOES (Displays) G47—FOUR-TRAY DISPLAY To consist of four trays of any one named variety $20.00 $15.00 $10.00 $5.00 IRISH POTATOES (Single Trays) 1st 2nd 3rd G48—Irish Cobbler $6.00 $4.00 $2.00 G49—Sequoia 6.00 4.00 2.00 G50—Kennebec 6.00 4.00 2.00 G51—Boone 6.00 4.00 2.00 G52—Any Other Variety 6.00 4.00 2.00 CUCUMBERS G53—COMMERCIAL DISPLAY To consist of four trays of green slicing cucumbers of any one variety G54—SINGLE TRAY DISPLAY To consist of one tray of green slicing cucumbers of any one variety 1st 2nd 3rd 4th $30.00 $20.00 $15.00 $10.00 8.00 5.00 3.00 2.00 PEPPERS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th G55—Hot peppers, red, any variety (12 specimens per entry) 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 G56—Sweet peppers, red (Bell or Pimento) (5 specimens per entry) 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 G57—Sweet peppers, green (5 specimens per entry) 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 50 TOMATOES (Plate—5 Specimens Each) 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th G58—Any one named Red Variety 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 G59—Any one named Pink Variety .... 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 COMMERCIAL TOMATO DISPLAY (No Decals—Containers Furnished By Fair) 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th G59-A—3 Trays any one named Variety $35 $25 $20 $15 $10 (Early Pink Stage) G59-B—Single Tray any one Variety 15 10 8 6 4 (Early Pink Stage) G59-C—Single tray—yellow tomatoes . . 15 10 8 6 4 TURNIPS (Plate—5 Specimens Each) 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th G60—Any Variety of Turnips 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 PUMPKINS G61—One Pumpkin of any variety (Largest-best conditioned) $20.00 $15.00 $10.00 $5.00 $4.00 G62—One Pumpkin of any variety (True to type, best shape and condition) 8.00 6.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 CUSHAWS G63—One Cushaw of any variety (Largest, best conditioned, true to type) 5.00 3.00 2.00 G63-A—Butternut Squash (plate of 3) . . 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 OTHER VEGETABLES G64—Largest or most unusual vege-table (Must be in good condition and NAME OF VEGETABLE ON ENTRY TAG) 5.00 3.00 2.00 51 Class 3—Junior Potato Exhibit Competition for North Carolina boys and girls, 10-20 years of age in-clusive. The exhibitor must be a member of a state youth organization such as 4-H Club or F.F.A. The exhibitor must certify that the entries were grown by him personally and have a statement to this effect from his county agent or vocational agriculture teacher. Rules and regulations of the Horticulture Division and the General Rules and Regulations of the Fair will prevail. BE SURE TO READ ALL OF THESE RULES and regulations before entering in this class. SWEET POTATOES 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th G65—Best Single bushel of any one named variety $20 $15 $10 $5 $3 G66—Best Four-tray display of any one named variety 30 20 15 10 5 G67—Best single tray of any one named variety 5 4 3 2 1 52 ARTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT "H" Fine Arts—Photography SUPERINTENDENT: Amanda Stoker Russell ASSOCIATE SUPERINTENDENT: Rose Messick Melvin GALLERY HOSTESS: Mrs. C. F. Parrish Mrs. J. W. Stephenson Mrs. J. M. Pittman, Jr. Mrs. W. T. Pearson INFORMATION FOR EXHIBITORS ELIGIBILITY: Open to all residents of North Carolina. Original works of art in specified media executed within the past two years and not previously exhibited at the North Carolina State Fair. There will be two separate categories and ex-hibitions for PROFESSIONAL and AMATEUR artists. PROFESSIONAL**: $7.00 entry fee in Professional Fine Arts. Pro-fessional Photography entry fee is $4.00. Checks are to be made out to the North Carolina State Fair and should be attached to the entry form. All Fine Arts entries will be juried by competent out-of-state judges and works will be chosen for the exhibition. Cash purchase prizes will be awarded for work selected from the exhibition. AMATEUR**: No entry fee. All amateur art works will be exhibited as space allows. Non-cash awards (RIBBONS) will be awarded for work selected from the exhibition. **The entrant must decide which category (either PROFESSIONAL or AMATEUR) he or she wishes to enter and indicate their choice by writing the category upon the entry form and upon the entry tags that will accompany the entries for the exhibition. Those choosing to 53 NUMBER OF WORKS: PREPARATION OF WORK: enter the PROFESSIONAL category will attach their check for the entry fee of $7.00 (or if pro-fessional photography $4.00) to the entry form. Artist may submit a maximum of two entries per premium classification within their desig-nated category. No entry in any classification is to exceed 80 inches, and weigh more than 30 lbs. Paintings must be securely framed and wired for hanging. Prints and Drawings must be securely framed and wired for hanging. Photographs must be matted on stiff board and wired for hanging. No entry will be accepted which is wet or perish-able. SHIPPING AND DELIVERY: ENTRY APPLICATIONS: Entries should be shipped or mailed prepaid to: Director, Fine Arts Department, North Carolina State Fair, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raleigh, North Carolina 27607. Entries must be shipped or mailed in substantial returnable containers. Each shipment should be carefully labeled showing: the name and address of the exhibitor, the class and premium numbers under which entered, and the contents of the package. Shipments must arrive before 5 P.M. on OCTOBER 11, 1977. Hand delivered entries are to be delivered to the Art Exhibition Building on OCTOBER 10 and 11, 1977. ENTRIES CLOSE AT 5 P.M., OCTOBER 11, 1977. All reasonable care will be given entries; how-ever, works entered at the artist's risk. The Fair and staff are not responsible for damage or loss. If the exhibitor desires insurance coverage, this coverage should be secured from your local in-surance agent prior to entry and the policy writ-ten to cover the period of exhibition and trans-portation. Only official entry forms will be accepted. One entry form will be found in the back of this Pre-mium Book and additional copies are available 54 upon request. Use separate forms for entries in other departments of the Fair. Please fill in the application form completely, accurately and legibly. List the department letter (H) in the first column and the class or premium number in the second column followed by a brief description of the entry. Designate which category you wish to be entered (PROFESSIONAL or AMATEUR). An entry fee of $7.00 is charged to the person enter-ing the professional fine arts category or $4.00 if entrant is professional photographer. Hand delivered entries must be tagged with official entry tags obtainable from the ENTRY DEPARTMENT CLERK located in the Art Exhibition Building, before entries will be judged. JUDGING WILL BE DONE ON OCTOBER 12, 1977. Entries which are not selected for the exhibition may be picked up during the week of the Fair; however, the claim check or entry stub must be presented. Entries may not be removed from the exhibition before 8 A.M. Sunday, October 23, 1977. Shipped entries unclaimed by noon of October 23, 1977 will be returned to the artist collect. Hand delivered entries unclaimed by Monday, October 24, 1977 will become the property of the North Carolina State Fair. PRIZES AND CLASSIFICATIONS: ADULT CLASS Purchase Awards PROFESSIONAL 1st 2nd 3rd H-l Paintings, all media, and sculpture $500 $300 $200 H-2 Graphics: Drawings and Prints 250 150 100 H-3 Crafts: Wood, Fiber, Clay, Metal and Glass 250 150 100 Honorable mention ribbons will be given in each classification AMATEUR RIBBONS H-4 Paintings, all media, and sculpture BLUE RED WHITE H-5 Graphics: Drawings and Prints " H-6 Crafts: Wood, Fiber, Clay, Metal and Glass " Honorable mention ribbons will be given in each classification 55 SCHOOLS Each school in North Carolina is invited to sub-mit six (6) entries. These childrens' works should have been done as part of a school assign-ment within the last year. PREPARATION OF WORKS: Each entry should be individually matted. The school name should be written on the back of each entry. Only the grade level of the student can be indicated on the front of the work. All six (6) entries from the participating school should be boxed or wrapped for easy handling and identification. Premiums H-7 High school (grades 10-12) 2 dimensional $50 $25 $10 H-8 Junior High (grades 7-9) 2 dimensional 50 25 10 H-9 Elementary (grades 1-6) 2 dimensional 50 25 10 Honorable mention ribbons will be given in each classification PRIZES AND CLASSIFICATIONS: (continued) PHOTOGRAPHY Professional and amateur are invited to submit a maximum of two (2) prints in ONE of the following classifications: Meritorious cash awards for professional classification H-10 PROFESSIONAL (entries in B & W or color) BLUE RED WHITE $150 $100 $75 H-ll AMATEUR (entries in B & W or color) BLUE RED WHITE H-12 COMMERCIAL-PORTRAITS BLUE RED WHITE $150 $100 $75 GOLD PINK (10) $50 $10 GOLD PINK (10) GOLD PINK (10) $50 $10 56 BEES AND HONEY DEPARTMENT "I" SUPERINTENDENTS: ALFRED S. ELDER, Director Pest Control Division, N. C. Dept. of Agriculture JAMES F. GREENE, Entomologist, N.C. Dept. of Agriculture JOHN T. AMBROSE, Asst. Professor of Entomology and Extension Apicul-turist, N. C. State University INFORMATION FOR EXHIBITORS COMPETITION: 1-1 to 1-18b, limited to North Carolina beekeepers, and 1-19 through 1-41 limited to North Carolina residents. ENTRIES CLOSE: Tuesday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m. EXHIBITS MUST BE IN PLACE: Thursday, October 13, at 10 p.m. LIVE BEES may be placed on display prior to 9:00 a.m., Friday. JUDGING STARTS: Friday, October 14, at 9:00 a.m. RELEASE OF EXHIBITS Saturday October 22 after 10:00 p.m. POSITIVELY NOT BEFORE THAT DATE AND TIME. RULES AND REGULATIONS Except in cases of conflict, in which event the following Rules and Regula-tions will prevail, the General Rules and Regulations of the Fair will govern this department. BE SURE TO READ THESE IN THE FRONT OF THIS BOOK BEFORE ENTERING OR COMPETING IN THIS DEPARTMENT. Some—but not all—are repeated herewith for emphasis, and others of the following Rules and Regulations apply only to this department. MAKE YOUR ENTRIES EARLY! The right is reserved to reject entries received after all available space is taken. Display Booths must be reserved on or before Oct. 1. Booths not requested by this date will be assigned by invitation. Booth space will be allocated on basis of show record of applicant if there are more applicants than available space. Official printed forms must be used in making applications for entry. Two will be found in the back of this book. Additional copies are available upon request. Use separate forms for entries in other departments. Be sure to fill in the application form completely, accurately and legibly. Give your rural route number, post office box number, or city street address and zip code. All honey and beeswax entered must have been produced during the cur-rent season. All comb honey displayed must be protected from honeybees and other insects. Cellophane, glass, or transparent material of some other suit-able type is recommended for this purpose. Live bees and queens must be displayed in observation hives or queen cages. All exhibits must be of required color, quality and condition in order to receive premiums and prizes. No premium will be given to any one entry through lack of competition if the entry is of inferior quality. Exhibitors are urged to personally deliver their exhibits at the Fair, but if this is not possible shipments via parcel post or express, PREPAID, will be 57 accepted if addressed to DIRECTOR, BEES AND HONEY DEPARTMENT, N.C. STATE FAIR, 1025 BLUE RIDGE BLVD., RALEIGH, N.C. 27607. Shipments should be carefully labeled and should indicate on the outside and inside of the package the Premium Number under which entered, a description of the contents of the package, and the exhibitor's name and address. Instruc-tions for return or disposal of shipments at the end of the Fair must accom-pany each shipment. Return shipments will be made via express with trans-portation charges collect unless otherwise provided for. Entries in Depart-ment I may be claimed between the hours of 10 a.m. and 12 noon Sunday, Oct. 23 at the exhibit area and from the Entry Department during office hours beginning Monday, Oct. 24. Comb honey and all other exhibits should be packed with care, according to parcel post or express regulations, so as to arrive in good, clean condition. Additional entry application forms and further information regarding this department may be obtained by writing or otherwise contacting: James F. Greene, Pest Control Division, North Carolina Department of Agriculture, phone 919/829-3556, or N. C. STATE FAIR, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raleigh, N. C. 27607. FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED IN JUDGING HONEY EXHIBITS These factors are general guides for the use of judges and exhibitors. The assignment of points for each factor in judging will be at the discretion of the judges. The moisture content of honey entries will be checked by the superin-tendents upon receipt at the Fair, if requested. Additional information on judging will be sent to exhibitors upon receipt of entry application. Class 1-1—Collection of 12 Nectar-Producing Plants Factors Points 1. Educational Value: Information and effectiveness in transmitting information 40 2. Quality: Overall attractiveness 30 3. Showmanship: Originality, choice of colors and arrangement 30 100 Classes 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5 and portions of 1-13—Comb Honey and Bulk Honey Frames Factors Points 1. Uniformity of appearance (between and within sections) 20 2. Absence of uncapped cells 15 3. Uniformity of color 15 4. Absence of wattery cappings 10 5. Cleanliness and general appearance of sections or frames 15 6. Freedom from granulation and pollen 15 7. Appearance of cappings and freedom from impurities 10 100 Classes 1-6, 1-7, 1-8, portions of 1-13, 1-1 8A, and 1-1 8B—Cut Comb or Chunk Honey Factors Points 1. Density of liquid portion (moisture content over 18.6% — DISQUALIFIED) 10 2. Cleanliness of liquid portion : absence of foam, dirt, wax and crystallization 20 58 3. Neatness of comb cut: ragged edges, parallel cuts and uniformity of size of cut 20 4. Absence of wattery cappings, uncapped cells and pollen cells 15 5. Cleanliness: lack of travel stain and foreign matter in comb 15 6. Uniformity of appearance: includes containers, cut comb, liquid honey and total contents of jars 20 100 Classes 1-9, 1-10, 1-11, 1-14, 1-18-B and 1-1 8D—EXTRACTED HONEY Factors Points 1. Density (moisture content over 18.6%—DISQUALIFIED) 10 2. Absence of granulation or crystallization 10 3. Cleanliness: absence of lint, dirt, wax and foam 30 4. Flavor: absence of overheating and fermentation 15 5. Color and brightness 15 6. Container appearance: cleanliness and uniformity 15 7. Uniformity of entries in class 5 100 Class 1-12—BROOD COMBS Factors Points 1. Quality: straightness of combs, freedom from irregular and excess drone cells, absence of pollen or propolis filled cells, comb built to bottom and corners of frames, assembly and cleanliness of wooden frames 70 2. Uniformity: uniformity of wooden frames and cells 30 100 Class 1-1 5—BEESWAX Factors Points 1. Color: straw to canary yellow 25 2. Cleanliness: absence of honey and other impurities 30 3. Uniformity of appearance 20 4. Absence of cracking and shrinkage 15 5. Aroma and texture 10 100 Class 1-16—BEESWAX PRODUCTS (Novelties, Candles, Figurines, etc.) Factors Points 1. Color: straw to canary yellow 20 2. Cleanliness: absence of honey, propolis and other impurities 30 3. Uniformity of appearance of all wax in entry 15 4. Aroma and texture 5 5. Quality and appearance of beeswax products 30 100 59 Class 1-17—OBSERVATION HIVE Factors Points 1. Overall attractiveness of hive 30 2. Brood: pattern and presence of most developmental stages 20 3. Queen: general appearance (Queen should be marked) 10 4. Comb quality: absence of excess drone cells, no unfilled corners, etc. . . 20 5. Number of bees in hive: enough bees to cover and care for brood without overcrowding 20 100 Class 1-18—DISPLAY BOOTH Factors Points 1. Educational and advertising value 40 2. Showmanship: includes decoration and overall attractiveness 30 3. Quality: includes overall display and component parts 30 100 Class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th I- 1—Display of 12 most important nec-tar- producing plants showing bloom. These may include living plants, pictures or other aids suit-ably mounted or displayed $ 9.00 $6.00 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 I- 2—One deep comb for extracting 9.00 6.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 I- 3—One shallow comb for chunk cutting 9.00 6.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 I- 4—Six sections of comb honey, light . . 9.00 7.00 5.00 3.00 2.00 I- 5—Six sections of comb honey, dark . . . 9.00 7.00 5.00 3.00 2.00 I- 6—Six jars (not less than 14 oz. size) chunk comb honey, light 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00 3.00 I- 7—Six jars (not less than 14 oz. size) chunk comb honey, amber 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00 3.00 I- 8—Six jars (not less than 14 oz. size) chunk comb honey, dark 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00 3.00 I- 9—Six jars (not less than 14 oz. size) extracted honey, light 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00 3.00 1-10—Six jars (not less than 14 oz. size) extracted honey, amber 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00 3.00 1-11—Six jars (not less than 14 oz. size) extracted honey, dark 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00 3.00 I-11A—Six jars (not less than 14 oz. size) creamed honey (finely granulated) 11.00 9.00 7.00 5.00 3.00 60 DISPLAYS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 1-12—Ten brood combs, dry, but must have been used for brood rearing 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.50 1-13—Display of comb honey (cut, section or chunk—not less than 50 pounds) in frame, section, glass or wrappers . 14.00 10.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1-14—Display of extracted honey (not less than 50 pounds) in glass 13.50 9.50 5.50 4.50 4.00 3.00 2.00 1-15—Beeswax (not less than 15 pounds) in sizes and shapes commonly on sale by the apiarist 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.50 1-16—Display of beeswax products —Candles, carvings, models, novelties, etc 7.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.50 1-17—Observation hive with honey bees 13.00 9.00 7.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1-18—Display Booth (May include entries in Display classes 1-12 through 1-17; other en-tries will be displayed by the Department Directors) 80.00 70.00 60.00 55.00 50.00 45.00 40.00 JUNIOR HONEY COMPETITION Junior competition classes I-18A through I-18D are open to entries by 4-H, FFA and FHA members and other North Carolina youth under 21 years of age. I-18A—Four jars (not less than 14 oz. size) chunk comb, light 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 I-18B—Four jars (not less than 14 oz. size) chunk comb, dark 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 I-18C—Four jars (not less than 14 oz. size) extracted, light 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 I-18D—Four jars (not less than 14 oz. size) dark 6.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 FOODS COOKED WITH HONEY All entries in this class must contain honey as the principle sweetening ingredient. There are no other restrictions on ingredients. Commercial mixes may be used. The same score card is used forjudging honey foods as that used in Department "W" (Culinary) Class 2. 61 All entries in these classes should be appropriately wrapped in clear cello-phane or plastic wrapper and displayed on cardboard of paper plates. No entries for display in glass or china accepted. Entry tag must be securely attached to cardboard plate. Only a portion of each cake (1/4) will be required for display. The remainder of the cake will be released immediately after judging. SENIOR ENTRIES 1st 1-19—Bread (yeast—white) $5.00 1-20—Bread (yeast—whole wheat or Graham) 5.00 1-21—Bread (quick fruit) 4.00 1-22—Muffins 4.00 1-23—Rolls (plain, with honey topping) . 4.00 1-24—Rolls (pecan, or cinnamon with honey glaze) 4.00 1-25—Cake (Honey Devil's Food Cake) . . 6.00 1-26—Cake (Honey Spice Cake) 6.00 1-27—Cake (fruit-baked) 8.50 I-27a—Cake (any variety not listed) .... 6.00 1-28—Cookies (plain, any flavor) 3.00 1-29—Cookies (fruit drop) 3.00 1-30—Candy (caramels — Vz lb.) 3.00 1-31—Candy (seafoam, or divinity — '/a lb.) 3.00 1-32—Candy (fudge—chocolate— Vz lb.) . . 3.00 1-33—Candy (fudge—penuchi— V 2 lb.) . . . 3.00 JUNIOR (under 16 years) 1st 1-34—Bread (fruits-quick) $3.00 1-35—Muffins 3.00 1-36—Cake (Honey Devil's Food Cake) . . 6.00 1-37—Cake (Honey Spice Cake) 6.00 1-38—Cookies (plain, any flavor) 3.00 1-39—Cookies (fruit-drop) 3.00 1-40—Candy (fudge—chocolate— Vz lb.) . . 3.00 1-41���Candy (fudge—penuchi—Ms lb.) . . . 3.00 SWEEPSTAKES A Sweepstakes Ribbon will be awarded to the exhibitor in the preceding classes who scores the highest number of points based on placings under Premium Numbers 1-1 through 1-18, to be scored on the following basis: First place, 5 points; second place, 4 points; third place, 3 points; fourth place, 2 points; and fifth place, 1 point. 2nd 3rd 4 th 5th $4.50 $3.00 $2.00 $1.50 4.50 3.00 2.00 1.50 3.50 3.00 2.00 1.50 3.50 3.00 2.00 1.50 3.50 3.00 2.00 3.50 3.00 2.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 6.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.50 2.00 1.50 2.50 2.00 1.50 2.50 2.00 1.50 2.50 2.00 1.50 2.50 2.00 1.50 2.50 2.00 1.50 2nd 3rd 4th 5th $2.50 $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 2.50 2.00 1.50 1.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.50 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.50 2.50 2.00 1.50 1.00 2.50 2.00 1.50 1.00 2.50 2.00 1.50 1.00 2.50 2.00 1.50 1.00 62 A "foods cooked with Honey Sweepstakes Ribbon" will be awarded to the exhibitor who scores the highest number based on placings under Premium Numbers 1-19 through 1-33. Points to be scored in same manner as above. Ribbons will be awarded to first, second, and third place winners in the Senior classes. Premiums will be awarded as listed. Ribbons will be awarded to all places in the Junior classes. The North Carolina State Beekeepers Asso-ciation is providing the premiums for the new classes and places that have been added to this year's Junior Honey and Honey Cooking Competition. SPECIAL AGRONOMY EXHIBITS The Agronomy students of N. C. State University will exhibit eight educational booths involving Agronomic crops. They will include to-bacco, peanuts, cotton, soybeans, corn, pastures, forage and turf. The State Fair is pleased to cooperate in this educational venture by making funds available to cover the cost of the booths. This also will include prize money for spectators and other patrons taking part in these exhibits. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th Premiums $200 $175 $155 $145 $130 $115 $100 $85 63 NOTES 64 >''• ; - ; " >- Division II LIVESTOCK STATE FAIR HONORS . . A. V. Allen N. C. State University J. Sam Buchanan N. C. State University H. D. Quessenberry N. C. Dept. of Agriculture LIVESTOCK GENERAL LIVESTOCK DIRECTOR: WILLIAM A. WILDER, JR. (The Director will have complete charge of all events insofar as they concern livestock.) ASSISTANT DIRECTORS: CHARLES I. MILLER SAM BUCHANAN H. D. QUESSENBERRY Department "J"—DAIRY CATTLE—Competition in all five breeds (Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein and Jerseys—OPEN TO THE WORLD; Junior Show for North Carolina boys and girls, holding membership in 4-H, FFA and FHA. Department "K"—BEEF CATTLE—Competition in the Angus, Shorthorn, Here-ford and Charolais breed shows—OPEN TO THE WORLD. Department "L"—Junior Steer Show—Open to North Carolina only. Department "L.1"—Junior Beef Heifer Show—Open to North Carolina only. Department "L.2"—Feeder Calf Show—Open to North Carolina only. Department "M"—SWINE—Swine Carcass Show—Competition OPEN TO THE WORLD; Junior Show for North Carolina boys and girls, holding member-ship in 4-H, FFA and FHA. Department "N"—SHEEP—Competition OPEN TO THE WORLD. Department "O"—DAIRY GOATS—Competition OPEN TO THE WORLD. LIVESTOCK ADVISORY BOARD DR. CHARLES A. LASSITER, Head, Animal Science Dept. N. C. State University, Chairman. CLINT REESE, Raleigh, Representing N. C. Cattlemen's Assn. DR. R. F. BEHLOW, Veterinarian, N. C. State University MARVIN SENGER, Extension Dairyman, N. C. State University DR. LEM GOODE, N. C. State University, representing N. C. Sheep Breeders Assn. TOM FARMER, Raleigh, representing N. C. Pork Producers ROY WILLIAMS, representing N. C. Purebred Dairy Cattle Assn. DR. TOM ZWEIGART, Veterinarian, N. C. Dept. of Agriculture DR. RICHARD S. REECE, 141 Lee Circle, Raleigh, N. C. CHARLES MILLER, Livestock Marketing, N. C. Dept. Agri., Raleigh JIM FLETCHER, Horse Council, Box 55, Butner, N. C. 27509 INFORMATION FOR LIVESTOCK EXHIBITORS ENTRIES CLOSE: See respective Departments. ANIMALS MUST BE IN PLACE: Animals may be delivered to the fairgrounds only on the date in which they must be in place unless a variance is approved by the respective department superintendent. 65 JUDGING STARTS: Dairy Cattle Ayrshire, Thursday, Oct. 20, 9:00 a.m. Brown Swiss, Thursday, Oct. 20, 1 :00 p.m. Holstein, Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:00 p.m. Guernsey, Friday, Oct. 21, 9:00 a.m. Jersey, Friday, Oct. 21 , 1 :00 p.m. Junior Show Saturday, Oct. 22, 9:00 a.m. Beef Cattle Hereford, Monday, Oct. 17, 1:00 p.m. Shorthorn, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m. Angus, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 12 noon Charolais, Monday, Oct. 17, 7:00 p.m. Feeder Calf Show—Monday, Oct. 17, 3:00 p.m. Sheep—Thursday, Oct. 20, 9:00 a.m. Junior Steer—Friday, Oct. 14, 9:00 a.m. Junior Steer Sale—Friday, Oct. 14, 4:00 p.m. Jr. Beef Heifer Show—Saturday, Oct. 15, 9:00 a.m. Swine Show—Jr. Show—Monday, Oct. 17, 2:00 p.m. Jr. Barrow Show, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. Barrow Show—Tuesday, Oct. 18, 8:00 p.m. Sr. Show—Duroc, Poland China, Spots, Monday, Oct. 17, 2:30 p.m. Chester White, Tamworth, Berkshire, Landrace, Hampshire & Yorkshire, Tues., Oct. 18,2:00 p.m. RELEASE OF EXHIBITS: See respective departments. PREMIUMS WILL BE FORFEITED IF ANIMALS ARE REMOVED FROM STALL OR PEN SPACE BEFORE RELEASE TIME. (See Respective Departments else-where in the Premium Book.) RULES AND REGULATIONS Except in cases of conflict, in which event the following Rules and Regu-lations will prevail, the General Rules and Regulations of the Fair will govern this Division. BE SURE TO READ THOSE IN THE FRONT OF THIS BOOK. Some—but not all—are repeated herewith for emphasis, and others of the following Rules and Regulations apply only to this Division. Entries MAKE YOUR ENTRIES EARLY! The right is reserved and will be used to reject entries received after all available space is taken, even though this occurs before specified time for closing entries. Official printed forms must be used in making applications for entry. One will be found in the back of this book. Additional copies are available upon request. Use a separate form for making entries in each department. Be sure to fill in the application form completely, accurately and legibly. Give 66 your rural route number, post office box number, or city street address and zip code. Indicate on the form the total number of animals you will exhibit and the total number of stall spaces (four feet wide) or pens (6x8 feet in size) you will require, including those to be used for gear, feed and bedding. List the class number, as indicated in the premium list, for which each entry is made. Use a separate line for each animal. Do not make entries in the Championship classes. Indicate if you plan to make entries in the group and/or herd classes, but it is not necessary to name the animals which will make up your group or herd entries until after the judging of the individual classes. Entries in the group and herd classes must have previously been exhibited in the individual classes. List, also, on the application form the name (or ear tag number) and registry number of each animal entered, its date of birth, its sex, the names (or ear tag numbers) and registry numbers of its sire and dam, and the name of the breeder. Bring your registration certificates to the Fair; they must be shown if requested by the superintendent. All beef cattle and swine over six months of age and all sheep over three months of age must be registered with their respective breed associations in the name of the bona fide owner, who must have owned the animal at least 30 days prior to the closing date for entries in the department. Also all dairy cattle exhibitors must show official evidence of ownership of animal prior to showing. (See exceptions to this rule for group classes only in some departments). Each breed of Livestock must be exhibited by more than one farm if the breed is to be considered for continuance in the 1977 N. C. State Fair Premium List. Fees Stall or pen fees are required for all entries in the senior and open classes of the Livestock Division. Entries exclusively in the junior livestock shows are not subject to stall or pen fees. All applications for stall spaces and pens must be noted on the entry form, AND REMITTANCES FOR SAME MUST ACCOMPANY THE ENTRY APPLICATION FORM. Reservations will not be made unless accompanied by the required fee, and REMEMBER: THE RIGHT IS RESERVED TO REJECT ENTRIES RECEIVED AFTER ALL AVAILABLE SPACE IS TAKEN. ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE ORDER RECEIVED. Be sure to indicate on the form the total number of stall spaces or pens you will require, including those to be used for gear, feed and bedding. Include remittances for these extra stall spaces or pens you will require, as well as for those actually required for the animals you will exhibit in the competitive classes. Animals duly entered in the show which will be exhibited competitively in the show ring will have priority on stall and pen space; thereafter, should additional space be available, display animals will be assigned stall or pen space. The following fees will govern: Cattle Barns, each stall space $3.00 Swine Barn, each pen 1.00 Sheep Barn, each pen 1.00 67 Individual Steer 3.00 Cattle (pens of 3) 5.00 Dairy Goats—$2.50 per head—No pen fee No pen fees for Junior Entries. Health Regulations Health regulations will be strictly enforced. No animals requiring health certificate may be unloaded on the fairgrounds until certificates are checked and approved by the regulatory veterinarian in charge. Cattle—Dairy and Beef All cattle except those consigned to the market steer show must be accompanied by an official health certificate signed by an accredited veteri-narian or an approved State or Federally employed Veterinarian. A copy of the approved health certificate should be mailed to the State Veterinarian of North Carolina, Box 26026, Raleigh, N. C. 27611, at least three weeks prior to State Fair opening date. The health certificate should contain the fol-lowing: 1. Name and address of exhibitor. 2. Description of each animal including breed, age, sex, and registration, tattoo, or ear tag numbers. 3. A statement by the veterinarian signing the health certificate that the cattle listed are not infected with, or have been recently exposed to, any communicable disease to the best of his knowledge. 4. Information relating to brucellosis. The cattle — A. Originate from a Certified Brucellosis-Free herd* in a Certified Brucellosis-Free or Modified Certified Area**; OR B. Originate from a herd not under quarantine in Certified Brucel-losis- Free or Modified Certified Area** and have passed a negative official blood test for brucellosis within 60 days prior to admission to the fair, except that cattle under eight months of age, officially vaccinated dairy heifers under 20 months of age and heifers of the beef breeds less than 24 months of age need not be tested; OR C. Originate in a Certified Brucellosis-Free herd* in a non-Modified Certified Area** and have passed a negative official blood test for brucellosis within 60 days of admission to the Fair (cattle under eight months of age, officially vaccinated dairy heifers under 20 months of age, and heifers of the beef breeds less than 24 months of age need not be tested). 5. Information relating to tuberculosis. The cattle— A. Originate in an Accredited Tuberculosis-Free herd* which has been tested within the past 12 months; OR B. Originate in a herd not under quarantine and the cattle to be * Herd Certification and/or accreditation number must be shown on health certificate. ** All of the U. S. is Modified Certified except parts of Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. 68 exhibited have passed a negative official test for tuberculosis within 60 days prior to admission to the Fair, except that cattle under eight months of age need not be tested. Health Certificates for exhibition cattle are valid for 60 days from the date of issue not to exceed 60 days from the date of any required test. Swine All swine (including market hogs) must be accompanied by an official health certificate signed by an accredited veterinarian or a state or federally employed veterinarian. The health certificate must contain the following: 1. Name and address of exhibitor. 2. Description of the swine including age, sex, breed, and registration, ear tag or ear notch numbers. 3. Statement by the veterinarian attesting that the swine listed are not infected with, or have been recently exposed to, any communicable disease to the best of his knowledge. 4. Statement by the veterinarian that all breeding swine in the consign-ment originate from a Validated Brucellosis-Free herd. The herd valida-tion number must be listed. This requirement does not apply to market hogs. 5. A statement by the veterinarian that all swine in the consignment have passed a negative official test for pseudorabies within 30 days prior to the date of entry to the fair and do not originate on a premise located within one mile of a known pseudorabies infected herd. Goats All goats must be accompanied by an official health certificate signed by an accredited veterinarian or an approved State or Federally employed veteri-narian. The health certificate should contain the following: 1. Name and address of exhibitor. 2. Description of each animal including breed, age, sex and any registra-tion, tattoo or ear tag numbers. 3. A statement by the veterinarian signing the health certificate that the goats listed are not infected with, or have been recently exposed to, any communicable disease to the best of his knowledge. 4. Information relating to brucellosis. The goats ��� A. Originate from a Certified Brucellosis-Free* herd; OR B. Originate in a herd not under quarantine and the goats to be negative official blood test for brucellosis within 60 days prior to admission to the Fair, except that animals under eight months of age need not be tested. 5. Information relating to Tuberculosis. The goats — A. Originate in an Accredited Tuberculosis-Free herd* which has been tested within the past 12 months; OR B. Originate in a herd not under quarantine and the goats to be exhibited have passed a negative official test for tuberculosis within * Herd certification and/or accreditation number must be shown on health certificate. 69 60 days prior to admission to the Fair, except that goats under eight months of age need not be tested. Health certificates for exhibition goats are valid for 60 days from the date of issue not to exceed 60 days from the date of any required test. Sheep Sheep must be accompanied by an official health certificate signed by an Accredited Veterinarian, or an approved State or Federally employed Veteri-narian. The health certificate must contain the following: 1. Name and address of exhibitor. 2. Description of the sheep including age, sex, breed and any registration numbers. 3. Statement by the veterinarian certifying that to the best of his knowl-edge animals listed on the health certificate are not infected with, or have been recently exposed to, any contagious disease. 4. If the sheep originate from a scab eradication area, a statement from the veterinarian to the effect that the flock of origin is scab-free, and that the animals listed on the health certificate have been dipped under State or Federal supervision within 10 days prior to entry to the Fair. Health certificates for the exhibition of sheep are valid for 60 days from the date of issue. Rabbits All rabbits will be presented for examination before being placed in the show. The Show Veterinarian will not accept rabbits infected with or showing any clinical signs of an infectious or communicable disease. Rabbits develop-ing signs of infectious or communicable diseases during the show will be placed in isolation and shall not be removed for purpose of exhibiting. Boxes used in transporting live rabbits to the Fair will not be allowed to remain inside the exhibit building during the Fair. They may be brought into the building in order to place the rabbits on exhibition, and again to pick up the rabbits at the end of the show. Poultry All poultry exhibited at the North Carolina State Fair shall have been in the possession of the exhibitor for sixty days or more prior to the date of the Fair. Exhibitors will fill out the "Poultry Exhibitor Certificate" in the back of this book. All chickens and turkeys for exhibition at the Fair will originate from U.S. Pullorum-Typhoid Clean or equivalent flocks or have a negative pullorum-typhoid test within 90 days (30 days for out-of-state birds) of admission to the Fair, or (for North Carolina birds) the test requirements may be satisfied by a negative test conducted by an official state tester at the time the birds are brought to the Fair. The fee for pullorum-typhoid testing at the fair-grounds will be six cents per bird, with a minimum fee of $1.00 per exhibitor. No poultry shall have received a live virus vaccine within 30 days prior to entering the Fair. It is recommended that all birds be vaccinated for laryno-otracheitis with a modified live virus vaccine at least 30 days and not more than one year before the show. VENT VACCINE MUST NOT BE USED. 70 All birds must be identified with tamper-proof bands. Bands placed on birds tested at the fairgrounds by state testers will satisfy this requirement. Poultry entered at the Fair are subject to examination (including blood test and swads) by a representative of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture. Birds will not be accepted which are infected with or showing any clinical signs of an infectious or communicable disease, or are infested with lice and/or mites. Coops used in transporting live birds to the Fair shall not be allowed inside the exhibit building. Out-of-state birds will be admitted provided a permit has been obtained from the State Veterinarian of North Carolina or his authorized representa-tive. All of the above requirements must be satisfied before this permit will be issued. Exhibits and Exhibitors Only vehicles operated by the fair management will be allowed in the barn area. The Fair management will use diligence to insure the safety of livestock entered for exhibition or display, but under no circumstances will it be re-sponsible for loss, injury, theft or damage by fire, lightning, wind, or any other agency, to such livestock on exhibition or display. All livestock on exhibition must be cared for by the exhibitor (except entries in Special Junior Dairy Cattle Exhibits.) All stalls and pens (except entries in Special Exhibits) will be well bedded one time by the Fair, free of charge. Thereafter, exhibitors will be required to furnish their own bedding. The Fair reserves the right to discriminate against both excessive obesity, which cannot be a profitable condition for breeding animals, and excessive leanness, in which condition animals are unfit for exhibition. No barren animals will be eligible in breeding classes. An affidavit that an animal is a breeder must be furnished on request. All cattle must be halter-broken. No dairy bull over one year of age will be allowed on the grounds without a ring in his nose and must not be led from his stall except by a staff, rope or chain attached to or leading through the ring. Boars over one year of age must have their tusks removed. Exhibitors must keep their animals uncovered between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. each day of the Fair. Premium money will be withheld from exhibitors violating this rule, except in case of sickness of animals or inclement weather, and then only on authorization of the Superintendent. A great educational feature of the Fair is the exhibitions and parades of approved livestock by breeds and ages. Exhibitors refusing for any cause not meeting with the approval of the management to lead out animals for parade will not only forfeit all premiums won, but will be barred from further participation in the Fair, and will be required to remove their stock from the Fairgrounds within six hours after such refusal, and will forfeit any fees paid. Misrepresentation as to breeding and irregularity in showing will be exposed and any premium won by such exhibitor will be withheld. Certificates of registration must be shown on demand of the Livestock Superintendent. Any artificial means of removing or remedying physical defects or con- 71 formation in exhibition animals, such as lifting or filling under the skin, will be considered fraud and deception. All animals giving evidence of such treatment will be barred from exhibition at this Fair, and at all Fairs holding membership in the International Association of Fairs and Expositions. Exhibitors must keep the space in the rear of their stalls or pens, and the alleyways in the exhibition halls, clear and clean. All litter must be deposited where di
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NOKTH CAROLINA STATE LIBRARY
PARADE OF PROGRESS
100TH YEAR OFTHE N.C.
James A. Graham, Commissioner
THE STATLER BROTHERS
HAPPY GOODMAN FAMILY
HANK SNOW _
All Arena shows 7 P.M.
JIM & JULIE MURPHY SHOW _OCTOBER 14-17
Appearing 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m.
PAUL CALDWELL SHOW OCTOBER 18-22
Appearing 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m.
LIPKO COMEDY CHIMPS OCTOBER 14-22
Appearing 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.
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JAMES B. HUNT, JR GOVERNOR
JAMES C. GREEN LT. GOVERNOR
A DIVISION OF THE
STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
JAMES A. GRAHAM Commissioner of Agriculture
WILLIAM G. PARHAM, JR Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture
BOARD OF AGRICULTURE
Pat Britton, Jr., Ahoskie, N. C.
Dr. Ben Harrington, Raleigh, N. C.
Mrs. Evelyn M. Hill, Edneyville, N. C.
Donald R. Kincaid, Lenoir, N.C.
Sam McLawhorn, Grifton, N. C.
Members of Fair Advisory Committee
*Henry T. Smith, Fountain, N. C.
Fred R. Snow, Jr., Dobson, N. C.
L. Sutherland, Laurinburg, N. C.
Windell L. Talley, Stanfield, N. C.
*M. Sherrill Williams, Newton Grove, N. C.
The 1977 Premium Book is dedicated to the Memory of George P. Kittrell
North Carolina lost one of its most outstanding agricultural leaders last
year with the death of George P. Kittrell. Mr. Kittrell served with distinction
and dedication on the State Board of Agriculture from 1953 until his death.
Mr. Kittrell represented the swine industry on the Board and made un-told
contributions to the betterment of this industry through his service.
He served in this capacity during a critical time, particularly in the area of
animal health. His perseverance and support of the N. C. Department of
Agriculture saw the eradication of hog cholera and brucellosis in the state.
Always a friend of the State Fair, George Kittrell was truly a great North
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR