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Please email entries in this department to the Convenor: Wendy Winkelaar. Entries will not be accepted through the online entries website. wendylovesbooks@gmail.com

CONVENORS: Wendy Winkelaar

COMMITTEE: Joanna Kasper, Michele Superle, Maureen Jones, Tissa Kanagara, Kira Kee, William Sheridan

JUDGE: Louise West

EXHIBIT AND ENTRY FORM DATE: Thursday, August 8 between 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Be fully prepared to set up on entry tables. Entries brought after this time cannot be judged. Judging will take place at 7:15 p.m.

Chilliwack Students’ Garden participants can separately enter the following Departments:

J: Vegetables

K: Junior Horticulture

M: Floral

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The Chilliwack Schools Garden Program is in its 119TH year! Come join us starting in March for another great year.

For details about the program, please check out our website:

https://chilliwackstudents.wixsite.com/home

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RULES:

1.  Entry forms for the Chilliwack Students’ Garden Program are included in the participant’s original instruction package and are also available from the committee and website. The program is open to all students Kindergarten to Grade 12 in the Chilliwack School District, including public, independent and home schools. Grade divisions are determined at the time of application.

2.  All seeds used must be those supplied by the Committee unless otherwise stated, as for Senior options.

3.  Prizes are awarded on the basis of the exhibits brought to the 2024 Chilliwack Fair according to the section and category. All produce and flower exhibits must be from the student’s garden. All prize money is from private donations made to the program.

All shared Garden Entries are considered one entry and exhibited in the oldest participant’s division.

Participants please read and follow the “Preparation of Vegetables and Flowers for the Fair” document included with your instructions package.

POSTER THEME: “From Plants to Plates”

POSTER ENTRIES: See Chilliwack Students’ Garden Program website for instructions.

EXHIBITS BY GARDEN DIVISION

JUNIOR:

JUNIOR SMALL (Grades K-2)

1. Group Exhibit – 3 vegetable varieties and 1 vase of 1 flower variety.

Group Exhibit Prize Money: 1st – $20, 2nd -$16, 3rd $12, 4th – $8, 5th -$4

JUNIOR REGULAR (Grades K-2)

1. Group Exhibit – 4 vegetable varieties and 1 vase of 2 flower varieties.

Group Exhibit Prize Money: 1st – Trophy (TBA) and $28, 2nd – $24, 3rd – $20, 4th – $12, 5th – $8

JUNIOR INDIVIDUAL (Grades K-2)

1. (a) beans, (b) beets, (c) carrots, (d) corn (only Junior Regular) (e) vase of flowers – prepare same as for group exhibit

Individual Exhibit Prize Money: 1st – $10, 2nd -$8, 3rd – $6, 4th – $4, 5th and 6th – ribbons

INTERMEDIATE:

INTERMEDIATE SMALL (Grades 3-5)

1. Group Exhibit – 4 vegetable varieties and 1 vase of 2 flower varieties

Group Exhibit Prize Money: 1st – $20, 2nd – $16, 3rd – $12, 4th – $8, 5th – $4

INTERMEDIATE REGULAR (Grades 3-5)

1. Group Exhibit – 5 vegetable varieties and 1 vase of 3 flower varieties

Group Exhibit Prize Money: 1st – Trophy (TBA) and $28, 2nd – $24, 3rd – $20, 4th – $12, 5th – $8

INTERMEDIATE INDIVIDUAL (Grades 3-5)

1. (a) beans, (b) beets, (c) carrots, (d) cucumbers, (e) corn (only Intermediate Regular), (f) vase of flowers – prepare as for group exhibit.

Individual Exhibit Prize Money: 1st – $10, 2nd – $8, 3rd – $6, 4th – $4, 5th and 6th –ribbons

SENIOR:

All Senior Division entries must be labeled with the variety name by the exhibitor. Sticky notes would be suitable. Success at growing more difficult produce will be considered in overall judging.

SENIOR SMALL (Grades 6-12)

1. Group Exhibit – 4 vegetable varieties and 1 vase of 3 flower varieties

Group Exhibit Prize Money: 1st – $20, 2nd – $16, 3rd – $12, 4th – $8, 5th – $4

SENIOR REGULAR (Grades 6-12)

1. Group Exhibit – 6 vegetable varieties and 1 vase of 4 flower varieties

Group Exhibit Prize Money: 1st – Trophy (TBA) and $28, 2nd – $24, 3rd – $20, 4th – $12, 5th – $8

SENIOR INDIVIDUAL (Grades 6-12)

1. (a) beans, (b) carrots, (c) corn, (d) cucumbers, (e) beets, (f) cabbage, (g) lettuce, (h) onions, (i) peppers, (j) potatoes, (k) tomatoes, (l) flower arrangement – using the same varieties as in group exhibit.

Individual Exhibit Prize Money: 1st -$10, 2nd – $8, 3rd – $6, 4th – $4, 5th and 6th – ribbons

CONTAINER GARDENS:

1. JUNIOR: Enter 2 cucumbers and 1 vase of Marigolds

1. INTERMEDIATE: Enter 4 carrots and 1 vase of Zinnias

2. SENIOR: Enter a bunch of lettuce and 1 vase of Nasturtiums

Container Exhibit Prize Money: 1st -$10, 2nd – $8, 3rd – $6, 4th – $4