SWEEPSTAKES GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. Competition at the Ledyard Fair is open to all; unless otherwise stated. Exhibitors are not limited to Ledyard residents.
2. Entry fees are charged only when noted under the rules of specific event or competition.
3. Entry times vary for events and shows. Please check specific event or show for information and times.
4. For awards see specific events, exhibits, and competitions. Not all entries will receive awards.
5. Children’s Hobbies & Collections and Clothing & Handiwork will be accepted between 4–7 pm on Thursday. Adult Hobby Show will be accepted between 4-6 pm on Thursday. For information on awards for Children’s Hobby & Collection Show see page 36, Adult Hobby Show see pages 22 & 23, Clothing & Handiwork Exhibit see pages 37-39.
6. Sweepstakes Awards shall consist of a Ribbon and cash award. The following exhibits make up the sweepstakes:
•CANNING • FRUITS AND VEGETABLES • BAKING • FLOWER•
Sweepstakes divisions are open to Adults (over 18), Intermediates (ages 12-17), and Juniors (ages 5-11). To qualify for Sweepstakes, an exhibitor must have a minimum of 2 entries in any one of the following four exhibits: Baking, Canning, Fruits & Vegetables or Flowers. Participants must earn at least one blue ribbon in each exhibit. The number of blue ribbons earned by an exhibitor will determine the Sweepstakes placing in each age group for each exhibit. In the case of a tie, the number of red ribbons will determine the winning places. Exhibitors can qualify for Sweepstakes in all four areas by submitting a minimum of two entries in each area!
Adult (Over 18) Intermediate (12-17) Junior (5-11)
1 – Blue Rosette plus $25.00 1 – Blue Rosette plus $20.00 1 – Blue Rosette plus $15.00
2 – Red Rosette plus $20.00 2 – Red Rosette plus $15.00 2 – Red Rosette plus $10.00
3 – White Rosette plus $15.00 3 – White Rosette plus $10.00 3 – White Rosette plus $5.00
7. In order to qualify for outstanding competitor, contestants must enter at least three of the sweepstakes exhibits and have a minimum of 2 entries in each exhibit.
8. BEST IN SHOW – A Rosette and $25.00 will be awarded for:• Children’s Hobby & Collection Show • Adult Hobby Show • Clothing And Handiwork • Baking • Canning • Flowers • Fruits And Vegetables * Poultry/Fowl Show• Rabbit/Guinea Pig Show.