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COUNTY HOMEMAKERS EXTENSION EXHIBITS

DEPARTMENT #17

Entries accepted Tuesday, July 30th 9am to 4pm 

Superintendent: Lisa Fishman: 316-7153

NOTICE:
    1. Any organized Homemaker Extension group may enter one display. Additional non-competitive exhibits may also 
        be displayed by Aroostook County Homemakers Extension (ACHE).
    2. Entries should address the theme selected by ACHE. The theme must be displayed in each exhibit exactly as 
         stated.
    3. A list of criteria for judging purposes may be obtained from the Cooperative Extension office.
    4. All items will be exhibited at the owner’s risk.
    5. The displays will be limited in size to one unit of the semi-partitioned table area in the Exhibition Hall.
        Approximate dimensions: 4 ft. wide table - 3 ft. deep with a 3 in. apron around the front; backing - 5 ft. 8 in.
    6. The contents will be determined by the individual groups but shall not include crepe paper backdrops or
        streamer, cut greenery out of water, or excessive use of flammable material of any kind. All canned goods that
        are displayed must be processed according to USDA guidelines.
    7. A list of items displayed shall be submitted to the superintendent.
    8. Exhibits must be in place between 10am-12 PM on Thursday, August 3rd prior to the start of the fair, and may
        be removed after 5pm on Sunday, August 6th. 
    9. Judges will be persons invited to donate their time to ACHE and they will be selected at the suggestion of the
        ACHE’s Fair Committee member. The decision of the judges will be considered fair, impartial, and final.
    10. Enter through the Judd Street Gate for easy access to the Ag Exhibition Building.  

AROOSTOOK COUNTY HOMEMAKERS EXTENSION

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EXHIBITION HALL CONTEST RULES:

1. Articles that have been displayed at the Northern Maine Agricultural Fair cannot be displayed again.
2. Any article considered unworthy in any class where there is no competition, will not be awarded a premium. 
3. All articles must be made by the Exhibitor under whose name they are exhibited. Goods must be new and well 
    laundered. Articles should have been finished within the year that they are exhibited.
4. Best of Show cannot be entered as this prize is determined by judge.  
5. In case of a dispute or misunderstanding, in any class of Needlework, the decisions of the Judges and/or 
    Superintendent, will be considered fair, impartial, and final and all items are entered under these conditions.
6. Enter through the Judd Street Gate for easy access to the Ag Exhibition Building. 
7. Federal law requires that we report to the Internal Revenue Service prizes, awards or premiums paid to any individual or partnership if the amount paid aggregate $600.00 or more. We are also required to provide the Federal Identification (E.I.) number or Social Security number. If we are not furnished the (E.I.) or Social Security number or are furnished an incorrect number we must withhold 20% of the amount to be paid. Accordingly, it is most important that all persons furnish us with their numbers, if exhibiting or participating in fair activities where premiums or prizes may be awarded.


EXHIBITION HALL DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please enter through the Judge Street Gate for easy access to the Agriculture Exhibition Hall.

EXHIBITION HALL PICK-UP INSTRUCTIONS:

USE STATE STREET GATE for easy access to the Agriculture Exhibition Hall.
Please Park on Judd Street Side of the Exhibition Building

Entries and premiums may be picked up during the following time:
Sunday, August 4th 5:00pm-6:30pm  
No Entry Passes will be given to pick up exhibits on Sunday.

Arrangements can be made to pick up your items at another time if you are unable to pick them up on Sunday. Please contact 
Jessica Winslow 207.227.2651


Northern Maine Agricultural Fair Association
PRESQUE ISLE, MAINE – JULY 31 – AUGUST 4, 2024



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